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Dean Building

The downtown CT facility is located in the Vivarium of the Dean Building. It houses a Toshiba 32-slice Aquilion CT Scanner that is dedicated to animal imaging. It has a gantry speed of 0.5 seconds and is equipped with cardiac gating. All image data is networked to the TeraRecon systems for investigators.



32-slice Toshiba Aquilion CT Scanner

  • 32 slices per rotation @ 0.5mm using high resolution scanning mode
  • 7.5 mHu Tube
  • 500 mA Capability
  • VoiceLink System
  • SureFlouro System
  • Minimum pixel Size: 0.35 mm
  • Scan FOV: 18, 24, 32, 40, 50
  • Helical and axial mode scanning
  • Rotation speed: .5, .6, .75, 1.0, 1.5
  • PF / HP
    • .656 / 21
    • .844 / 27
  • 1.406 / 45
  • Bore size = 720 mm (500mm maximum FOV)
    • Table weight limit = 450 lb.
  • Cardiac gating capabilities
  • Power injector used for bolus contrast injection