facebook
twitter
search
search

Cassidian offers CT scanners with mobile field hospitals

Sept. 6, 2013 at 4:45 PM

MUNICH, Germany, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Mobile field hospitals from Cassidian of Germany are available with deployable CT (computer tomograph) scanners.

The Ingenuity scanners are from Philips Healthcare, a member of the Philips group, which has headquarters in the Netherlands and the United States.

"Due to cooperation with Philips Healthcare, Cassidian can offer the only high performance CT deployable solution for fast scans with high-image quality and low-dose capabilities, providing the most effective metal artifact reduction available," Cassidian said. "With the fully integrated Philips Ingenuity CT scanner a safe diagnosis is even possible with bullet wounds or metal implants, which otherwise would cause artifacts in the images and not allow a proper diagnosis."

Cassidian manufactures what it calls TransHospitals for defense, peacekeeping and relief organizations. It is a container- and tent-based system -- with full power, sanitary systems -- for full medical services.

Cassidian has delivered such complete mobile hospital systems to the German Army, Air Force and Navy, to the Singapore Navy, the Spanish Air Force and the Slovenian Army.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
B-52 bombers demo long reach of U.S. air power
Reddit CEO Ellen Pao offers to improve communication in wake of firing scandal
Army orders tactical trucks from Oshkosh
Report: Brazil's Petrobras wading dark waters
Oil markets hammered by Greece, Iran and China