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What you need to know about the fully mobile CT scanner
The ultimate decision is up to the hospital’s Radiation Safety Officer and the physicist’s recommendations.The BodyTom has internal lead shielding and the workstation comes with a leaded acrylic shield. Scatter diagrams are available upon request.
60 cm
BodyTom: 3510 lbs (1592 kg)
The Internal drive system, like portable x-rays, uses 4 casters while in transport mode. In scan mode, the scanner moves using 2 robotic centipedes to scan in both directions, while the patient and diagnostic platforms remain stationary.
Approximately 12 hours in standby mode, although we recommend keeping the system plugged in when not being transported.
~12 hours to charge using a 110V plug
~4 hours to charge using a 220V plug
The cleaning guides can be found here
No. However, images can be virtually tilted on the workstation to see different alignment of spine screws or to change the viewing orientation.
BodyTom Elite - 1.25mm slice thickness
BodyTom 64 – 0.60mm slice thickness
BodyTom can be used with most radiolucent cantilever design tables.

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