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Imatron CT Scanner Picked For NIH Cardiovascular Disease Screening Study

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Imatron says the selection of its Ultrafast electron beam computed tomography (EBCT) scanner by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for an upcoming screening study cements the scanner's position as the "gold standard" for assessment of baseline cardiac risk.

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