EUROPE— Royal Philips, a prominent figure in health technology, has unveiled its latest innovation, the Philips CT 5300 system, featuring advanced AI capabilities.

This cutting-edge X-ray CT system is poised to revolutionize diagnosis, interventional procedures, and screening processes.

Designed to elevate diagnostic confidence, streamline workflow efficiency, and maximize system uptime, the CT 5300 aims to enhance patient outcomes and department productivity.

Philips collaborated with healthcare providers to increase productivity and provide more sustainable healthcare delivery, unveiling this invention at the recently concluded European Congress of Radiology 2024.

Recognizing the pivotal role of CT in diagnosing cardiac disease, Philips introduces the CT 5300 system as a solution to the challenges faced in implementing a “CT first” strategy for triaging patients with undiagnosed coronary artery disease.

By addressing the scarcity of high-quality CT systems and qualified physicians, this system meets the stringent imaging requirements for cardiac care, trauma care, and interventional procedures.

The integration of virtual tools for real-time collaboration and clinical or technical support enhances the system’s utility in managing increased patient caseloads, complex cases, staff shortages, and budget constraints.

Philips is committed to democratizing advanced medical technology by imbuing the CT 5300 with clinical expertise and functionality typically associated with high-end scanners, making it more accessible to a broader patient population.

Moreover, emphasizing lifetime value and sustainability, the CT 5300 is engineered to lower energy consumption.

Already operational in several European hospitals, the CT 5300 has garnered positive feedback.

Dr. Hilmar Kühl, Head of Radiology at St. Bernhard-Hospital Kamp-Lintfort, Germany, commended the system for its comprehensive imaging capabilities and its contribution to improved patient care, particularly in cardiac imaging.

On his part, Frans Venker, Business Leader of CT at Philips, underscored the company’s commitment to meeting radiologists’ needs through the integration of cutting-edge imaging and AI technologies.

By leveraging AI across various aspects of the CT 5300, Philips aims to enhance diagnostic confidence, streamline workflows, and ensure lifetime value for users.

A standout feature of the CT 5300 is its Nanopanel Precise detector, the industry’s first detector tailored specifically for AI-based reconstruction. This innovative detector, coupled with Philips Precise Image reconstruction software, delivers high-quality images at significantly lower radiation doses.

With up to 80% lower dose and notable improvements in image quality, the CT 5300 excels in motion-free cardiac imaging, particularly in patients with high heart rates or heart-rate variability.

Additionally, the system offers virtual tools like Philips CT Collaboration Live for remote collaboration, education, and training, further enhancing patient experiences and operator efficiency.

Philips CT 5300 system represents a significant advancement in diagnostic imaging technology, promising improved patient care, enhanced workflow efficiency, and greater accessibility to advanced medical imaging solutions

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