256 Slice GE Revolution CT Scanner

Saint Barnabas Medical Center is the first hospital in New Jersey to offer the 256 Slice General Electric(GE) Revolution CT Scanner. As a comprehensive stroke center, this advanced technology is located in SBMC’s Emergency Department supporting the rapid diagnosis and treatment of patients experiencing symptoms of stroke. The 256 Slice CT Scanner provides faster and more efficient scanning while delivering the lowest possible dose of radiation. It can scan an entire organ in less than 1 second reducing the time an individual has to hold their breath. Saint Barnabas Medical Center is a national Showcase Location for this technology.

Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s Revolution 256 Slice CT is truly advanced in so many ways.

• It is extremely fast and efficient scanning whole body images within seconds greatly reducing the time of the scan and imaging the entire heart in one heartbeat.

• Radiation exposure is the lowest possible while acquiring superior images that provide accurate diagnoses.

• The innovative design and engineering make it significantly quieter than any other CT.

• It can comfortably accommodate individuals up to 675 pounds.

The 256 Slice GE Revolution CT delivers high definition imaging across the entire body and provides:

• Cardiac exams in a single heartbeat without beta blockers

• TAVR planning

• Brain perfusion and angiography for stroke

• Whole brain imaging in less than a second

• Detailed bone imaging, even for patients with metal implants

• Pulmonary embolism studies