By AuntMinnie.com staff writers

September 17, 2019 -- Canon Medical Systems said the majority of its CT scanners and software have received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for use in low-dose lung cancer screening.

The clearances encompass all versions of the following Canon CT systems:

  • Aquilion 64
  • Aquilion 32
  • Aquilion RXL
  • Aquilion CXL
  • Aquilion Lightning
  • Aquilion One
  • Aquilion One Vision
  • Aquilion One Genesis
  • Aquilion Prime
  • Aquilion Prime SP

Canon noted that it also provides a full range of tools and options required to implement a CT lung screening program, including its Vitality XT protocol management software, Image Maker platform for marketing support, dose reduction and ergonomics features, Visia CT lung CAD and Vitrea CT lung analysis software, and Celestion PET/CT system for treatment planning and monitoring, the company said.


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