Texas hospital to install GE SPECT/CT system

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, in Fort Worth, Texas, has completed installation of GE Healthcare’s Optima NM/CT 640 system.

Optima NM/CT 640 is a SPECT/CT system integrating a general purpose camera with a 4-slice CT available in 2.5 mm and 5 mm slice thicknesses. The CT technology is designed to optimize dose, producing 1-2 mSv of dose for a 40 cm abdomen CT scan, according to GE Healthcare.