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|Philips Mx8000 IDT CT scanner technical evaluation. MHRA 04099, Sep-04|
The 16 slice Mx8000 IDT is a third generation helical CT scanner, with a 60 kW generator, 6.5 MHU tube and a fastest gantry rotation time of 0.5 seconds. The main collimation settings are 16 x 0.75 mm and 16 x 1.5 mm. Smaller numbers of wider slices can be acquired. The report covers image quality parameters such as image noise, spatial resolution, slice width and low contrast detectability. Radiation dose data is also provided as as information on the scanner technical specification.
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