Hitachi Healthcare Americas Inc. has announced on September, 15 that it has attained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market its Hitachi Supria True64 CT (computed tomography) system.

Hitachi Supria True64 CTThe Supria True64 is a compact, economical and clinically versatile CT with 64 discrete detector and electronics processing channels to provide rapid thin 64-slice imaging across its full 40mm detector coverage. The system also emphasizes enhanced workflow capabilities, is XR-29 Smart Dose-compliant and adds a new environmental efficiency feature “Eco-Mode” that reduces power consumption by up to 55 percent during idle periods.

Other features of the system include an enlarged 75 cm aperture and a standard 500-lb weight capacity table.

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