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110 electron beam tomography

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110 electron beam tomography

  1. 1. ELECTRON BEAM TOMOGRAPHY PAST PRESENT FUTURE Douglas P. Boyd, PhD Chief Scientist, GE Imatron EBT Symposium New Orleans September 20-22, 2002
  2. 2. The Past: Imatron Firsts! • First and only electronic CT 1983 • First CT movie of the beating heart 1984 • First Multi-slice CT 1985 • First Bolus Phase imaging in CT 1988 • First continuous rotation scanner 1988 • First Coronary Calcium studies 1988 • First sub-second reconstruction 1994 • First CT coronary angiography 1995 • First CT 4D Cine EBA 2000 • C300 New platform for growth 2001
  3. 3. EBT New Installations 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 1999 2000 2001 2002
  4. 4. Types of Scanners in the field C150 Version 11 3 C150LXP Version 12 19 C150LH “ “ 2 C150XP “ “ 47 C150HR “ “ 57 C300 Version 14 24 Mobiles 4/v12 and 3/v14 7 total 159 C100 is extinct Model software number
  5. 5. Global Distribution of EBT USA sites 102 European sites 18 Japanese sites 25 Other Asia sites 14 total 159
  6. 6. EBT Locations in U.S.
  7. 7. EBT Unique Capabilities vs. Multi-Slice Spiral Scanners • Coronary imaging at high heart-rates and irregular rhythm • Wide-volume blood flow; myocardial perfusion • Multi-phase CineEBA and vessel analysis
  8. 8. Cardiac Imaging at High Heart Rates Unique to EBT
  9. 9. EBA at 150-300 BPM, 2 Phase Atrial Fibrillation patient referred for pulmonary vein study. The heart was fluttering between 150-300 bpm.
  10. 10. Wide Organ Perfusion Unique to EBT
  11. 11. Flow mode covering 8 cm
  12. 12. Functional Image of Transit Time and Blood Flow
  13. 13. Multi-Phase Vessel Analysis Present and Future EBA Capabilities Unique to EBT
  14. 14. C150 2-phase CineEBA
  15. 15. C300 3-Phase CineEBA
  16. 16. Automatic Vessel Extraction
  17. 17. Auto-Multi-Phase Vessel Tracking
  18. 18. AW Multi-Phase Vessel Analysis
  19. 19. Cine-Curved MIP
  20. 20. Rotation Thin VR LAD
  21. 21. Cross-Section Area Analysis
  22. 22. Cine Lumen Analysis
  23. 23. Lumen Area
  24. 24. Plaque Volume
  25. 25. Lumen Navigator
  26. 26. Cine-Navigator View
  27. 27. Future Faster scan speed Thinner slices More cine frames More one-touch analysis and reporting The Goal: replace invasive diagnostic angiography

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