Siemens' CT (computed tomography) system for radiotherapy cleared:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The Oncology Care Systems Group of Siemens Medical Systems has received US FDA 510(k) clearance for its SOMATOM(R) Plus 4 CT system with sliding gantry. Its gantry system moves along a set of high-precision rails, bringing diagnostic imaging capability quickly and easily said the company. It runs in conjunction with the Siemens PRIMUS and PRIMART linear accelerators and allows oncologists to obtain accurate, almost real-time diagnostic-quality images within the treatment room, the company said.