Philips—Various Brilliance and Ingenuity Computed Tomography Systems: Planned Anatomy May Be Cut Off on Images
August 17, 2016 | Risk Management News
In a July 28, 2016, Customer Information letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Philips states that during reconstruction of gated helical scans on the above systems, the planned anatomy may be cut off on the images. Philips further states that this problem can occur on gated CT helical reconstruction that is not planned at isocenter (0,0). The manufacturer has not confirmed the information provided in the source material.
Action Needed:Identify any affected product in your inventory. To identify the software version of your Philips CT system, click the "Help" button then select "About" to display the software version. If you have affected product, verify that you have received the July 28, 2016, Customer Information letter from Philips. To minimize the possibility of anatomy...