NFL adopts CereTom technology
The Oakland Raiders professional football team will use the CereTom portable and cordless CT scanner on site during the upcoming 2007 National Football League (NFL) season, according to Danvers, Mass.-based NeuroLogica, manufacturer of the technology.

The Raiders are the first NFL team to adopt utilization of the technology, which will allow for on-site and rapid assessment and diagnosis of head injuries as well as injuries occurring in the extremities including elbows, knees and ankles. The CereTom device will also be available to visiting teams, should their players sustain an injury in Oakland, NeuroLogica said.

The product has recently been successfully deployed at professional boxing matches as well as professional car races, the company said.