By staff writers

September 17, 2018 -- Siemens Healthineers has installed its first Somatom go.Top CT scanner in the U.S.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus received the 128-slice scanner, which has a 0.33-second rotation time, 75-kW generator, and large detector with an acquisition speed of up to 175 mm in one second. The system also has a mobile, tablet-based workflow and the capability to off-load manual reconstruction tasks.

Somatom go.Top was announced at RSNA 2017 as an extension of the Somatom go line, which introduced the concept of tablet-based CT workflow.

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