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Canon Medical Showcases Molecular Imaging Portfolio at Virtual SNMMI

At this year’s Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging’s (SNMMI) first-ever virtual annual meeting, Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. is showcasing its molecular imaging portfolio, including the Cartesion Prime digital PET/CT and the Celesteion PUREViSION Edition PET/CT system.

Canon Medical’s unique take on its virtual booth will feature a variety of one-of-a-kind digital experiences for customers, including:

  • Augmented reality: visitors can experience the Cartesion Prime’s small footprint by using augmented reality to place the system in any real-life environment they choose.
  • Simulated product demonstrations: Canon Medical experts will showcase each system’s features and capabilities for a one-of-a-kind digital experience.
  • Presentations from industry experts: booth visitors can join on-demand sessions led by industry experts on a variety of topics, such as “AI in Medicine” and “PET in Radiation Oncology Now and the Future.”
  • Clinical case study reviews: view and virtually assess real clinical cases to highlight innovative PET/CT technology and capabilities available on the product portfolio.

Launched in late 2019, the Cartesion Prime Digital PET/CT system is comprised of Canon Medical’s premium SiPM PET detector and the AquilionTM Prime SP CT system for optimal PET/CT imaging and workflow with a patient and operator-centric design, along with innovative features to help clinicians guide their business with confidence. The Celesteion PUREViSION Edition PET/CT system allows for ease and efficiency in PET/CT, CT simulation and diagnostic CT exams, to help diagnose and treat oncology patients. The system’s patient-centered design can help deliver a safe and comfortable experience, facilitating better patient compliance.

“Although we are not able to attend SNMMI in person, it has been exciting to showcase our solutions in a virtual environment and present visitors with an experience they’ve never had before for a medical imaging event,” said Tim Nicholson, managing director, Molecular Imaging Business Unit, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. “Just as we developed our virtual booth to meet or exceed the expectations of our visitors, we developed each of our PET/CT solutions with our customers’ needs in mind, with features that provide our customers with the high-quality imaging solutions they require to provide efficient, effective patient care.”

Learn more about Canon Medical’s premium PET/CT technology at this year’s virtual SNMMI annual meeting, July 11-14, 2020.

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