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Four Slice CT Scanner Comparison Report (v. 8). MDA 03020, Feb-03

This report provides a comprehensive comparison of the following CT scanners: GE LightSpeed QX/i Advantage, GE LightSpeed Plus Advantage, Philips Mx8000, Siemens Somatom Sensation 4, Toshiba Asteion Multi and Toshiba Aquilion Multi. All of these scanners are multi-slice scanners capable of acquiring four image slices per gantry rotation. Data is presented as an in-depth, side-by-side comparison of each scanner's specification, as well as results of ImPACT's image and dosimetry performance testing*. *Only specification data is presented for the Toshiba Asteion.

NOTE: this report has been superceded by report MHRA 03122

Electronic access to a pdf file version of this report is available from the CEP website.

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