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Wide Bore CT Scanners/Simulators Comparison Chart

Manufacturer GE Lightspeed RT 16 Philips Brilliance Big Bore Siemens Somatom Sensation Open (24/40) Toshiba Aquilion LB
Aperature 80 85 82 90
kW Output (Generator Power Rating) 53.2 (100 option) 48 50 60
mA Range 10 - 440 (800 on 100 kW generator)(5 mA steps) 20 - 400 (1 mA steps) 28 - 400 (1 mA steps) 10 - 500
X-Ray Tube GE Performx Pro VCT 100 MRC-600 Siemens Straton CXB-750D
X-Ray Tube MHU 8 8 30 Equivalent 7.5
Expected Tube Life 15 - 18k patient exams 800k - 1.6 scan seconds 900,000 - 1.2 million scan seconds 900,000 - 1.2 million scan seconds
Detector Type 1 Material GE HiLight/Lumex Gadolinium (GOS) Siemens UFC Gadolinium oxysulphide (GOS)
# of Slices 16 16 24/40 16
# of Detectors 888 816 672 994
Couch Top Material Acrylic Foam as core with Carbon Fiber Carbon Fiber Carbon Fiber Carbon Fiber
Couch Top Length and Width [cm] 239 x 42 for mid table/292 x 42 for long table 243 x 41 (RTP table option: 240 x 53) 189 (short) x 47
Max Load Capacity with Accuracy (ky) 227 (±0.25mm) 295 200 (standard) or 280 (option) 205
kV steps 80, 100, 120, 140 90, 120, 140 80, 100, 120, 140 80, 100, 120, 135
Scan FoV (cm) 25, 50 & 65 (extrapolated for large patients) 25, 5, 60, 70 (extrapolated) May-50 24, 32, 40, 55, 70
Thinnest Acquisition Width (mm) 625 1.5 1.2 2
Low Dose Yes DoseRight CARE Dose 4D SUREExposure3D
Extended Scan FoV (cm) 65 (interpolated) 70 Option 82 85
Reconstruction Matrices 512 x 512 5122, 7682, 10242 512 x 512 512 x 512
 

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