Evaluation: Siemens Healthcare Somatom Definition Flash Premium CT System
June 20, 2014 | Evaluations & Guidance
This material has changed since its original publication on 2014-04-16.
We judged this product against (1) our test criteria and (2) other products on the market. For CT technology, our ratings depend heavily on how the system compares to the other systems we evaluated. Therefore, the ratings below are most informative when viewed alongside our ratings of other products, such as in our Ratings at a Glance and Significant Test Results tables.
Provides excellent, reliable image quality at all tested heart rates (up to 100 bpm). Cardiac Flash mode provides a fast scan with very low dose and good image quality (though not as good as with other modes) for all patients, and provides another option...