FDA Clears GE Healthcare's New Wide Bore Computed Tomography System

WAUKESHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 27, 2006--GE Healthcare today announced it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the company's new wide bore computed tomography (CT) system. This new technology, the world's most powerful 16-slice wide bore CT system, will be available in two configurations. The LightSpeed RT16 enables advanced imaging for radiation therapy planning, and the LightSpeed Xtra is a premium 16-slice CT scanner designed for radiology needs such as trauma, interventional and bariatric procedures.

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