GE launches low-dose LightSpeed VCT

December 2, 2008

A new configuration of GE Healthcare’s LightSpeed VCT cuts dose by up to 40% during routine imaging, according to the company.

A new configuration of GE Healthcare’s LightSpeed VCT cuts dose by up to 40% during routine imaging, according to the company. The XTe configuration, shown at the RSNA meeting, is the latest development in the 64-slice VCT product line launched in 2004. Previously the company introduced its SnapShot Pulse, a prospective gating technique for reducing dose when doing cardiac exams.