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New AI-Powered CT System to Accelerate Routine Radiology and High-Volume Screening Programs

By MedImaging International staff writers
Posted on 18 May 2023
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Image: CT 3500 CT system with AI-powered workflow and image reconstruction enhances productivity and first-time-right imaging (Photo courtesy of Philips)
Image: CT 3500 CT system with AI-powered workflow and image reconstruction enhances productivity and first-time-right imaging (Photo courtesy of Philips)

A new CT system powered by artificial intelligence (AI) has been designed to enhance return on investment by meeting the throughput and uptime needs of routine radiology and high-volume screening programs. The advanced CT system uses AI to optimize workflow and image reconstruction, thereby improving productivity and ensuring first-time-right imaging.

Royal Philips (Amsterdam‎, Noord-Holland) has unveiled the Philips CT 3500, an innovative high-throughput CT system specifically designed to meet the needs of routine radiology and large-scale screening programs. Equipped with AI capabilities, the Philips CT 3500 incorporates a variety of features that enhance image reconstruction and workflow, delivering consistent, rapid, and high-quality imaging necessary for confident diagnosis and higher return on investment, even in highly demanding, high-volume healthcare environments.

The CT 3500 comes with Philips' latest AI-driven CT Smart Workflow which automates every stage in the scanning process. Precise Position uses a camera to automatically ascertain patient orientation, enhancing positioning accuracy by 50% while cutting down patient positioning time by nearly 23%. Precise Planning automatically determines the area for scanning and the suitable Exam Card based on the patient’s anatomy, facilitating swift exam preparation and potentially improving inter-operator consistency. Precise Intervention provides automated setup and treatment guidance for tissue biopsies and other needle-based interventions.

In addition, the AI-based reconstruction feature, Precise Image, is designed to provide radiologists with the superior image quality needed for accurate diagnoses. Precise Image enables radiology departments to simultaneously achieve up to 60% improved low-contrast detectability, 85% noise reduction, and 80% decrease in radiation dose. All reference protocols are reconstructed in under a minute, supporting even the busiest of radiology departments. Designed to provide the continuous imaging necessary for high-throughput radiology departments and screening programs, including mobile screening units, the CT 3500 is built on Philips’ highly regarded vMRC tube. It also tracks critical performance metrics using internal and external proactive monitoring sensors that allow Philips service engineers to preemptively address any potential impact on CT operations.

“Increased financial pressures, chronic staff shortages, and escalating patient demand are driving radiology departments to do everything they can to maximize throughput, to guarantee equipment uptime, and to avoid repeat scans,” said Frans Venker, General Manager Computed Tomography at Philips. “Today, many radiology departments scan hundreds of patients a day. We’ve engineered the Philips CT 3500 to reduce the pain points that these high-volume departments face by developing a versatile, reliable, high-throughput imaging solution. It automates radiographers’ most time-consuming steps so that they can spend more time focusing on the patient.”

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