Aug 2017: Cobalt installs world's first Carestream Cone Beam CT scanner

Cobalt Cone Beam CTCheltenham medical charity Cobalt has taken delivery of the world’s first Carestream Cone Beam CT Scanner, allowing high speed, low dose 2D and 3D imaging of extremities. The centre's connection to PACSMail Cloud enables these images to be viewed remotely, where needed within minutes of the scan being taken.

Cobalt's new Carestream OnSight 3D Extremity System delivers:

  • Weight-bearing images
  • High image quality with scan times of less than one minute
  • Good soft tissue visualisation
  • Metal artefact correction
  • Low dose
  • 2D and 3D images

About Cobalt

Cobalt is a medical charity helping people affected by a range of conditions requiring imaging.  They believe everyone should have access to the best medical imaging for their diagnosis. As well as cancer, Cobalt's equipment is able to assist in the detection of illnesses such as dementia including Alzheimer’s.

Each year Cobalt provides diagnostic imaging for over 50,000 patients at Cobalt Imaging Centre in Cheltenham and with its mobile MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scanners that travel throughout the Three Counties (Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire) and beyond.

Link to Cobalt web-site

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