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  • Philips Precedence SPECT/CTspec-ct
    DMH offers the Philips Precedence SPECT/CT system, which provides three-dimensional computerized images that show actual metabolic body function deep within the body. The technology expands diagnostic and screening capabilities by combining nuclear medicine with multi-slice CT imaging to obtain more advanced clinical images. This technology may help lead to potentially life-saving treatment options or rule out serious medical conditions.
  • GE LGE LightSpeed VCT 64 Slice Scannerlight spped vct 64 slice scanncer
    As of July 2005, DMH is one of only 65 hospitals in American offering diagnostic technology with the world’s fastest CT scanning device-the GE LightSpeed VCT-64 Slice Scanner-which non-invasively and painlessly captures an image of a whole organ in one second, the heart in five seconds, or a head to toe scan in 10 seconds.
    The 64 Slice creates 64 images of the body, and the images can be viewed almost instantaneously as either a single slice, or as a three-dimensional model, advancing the diagnosis of heart attack, pulmonary embolism, cancer, heart disease, stroke and traumatic injury.
  • LightSpeed CT
    Decatur Memorial Hospital offers patients at all our locations a fast CT scan with the LightSpeed computed tomography (CT) system, which provides highly detailed images of the body, and more accurate diagnosis.