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Human images from the first total-body scanner have been unveiled

Nov 20, 2018 - Marketline Newswire

Human images from EXPLORER, the world's first medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3D picture of an entire body at once have been released.

The total-body scanner was created by UC Davis scientists Simon Cherry and Ramsey Badawi. EXPLORER combines positron emission tomography (PET) and X-ray computed tomography (CT) so that it is able to image the whole body at the same time.The researchers say the machine captures radiation far more efficiently than other scanners, which enables it ...