The future of PET/CT

The next generation of PET/CT

The future of PET/CT
 
Subscribe to Newsletter

A commitment of innovation that has helped define the standard of patient care

On November 8, 1895, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, discovered a new kind of radiation, which he called “X-rays.” The rays penetrated materials and the human body to varying degrees and could be captured on a photographic plate. With that the first medical imaging method was born. On December 22, 1895, Röntgen succeeded in taking the very first X-ray image of a human, showing the hand of his wife, Bertha.
 
Max Gebbert, owner of the Erlangen-based firm of Reiniger, Gebbert & Schall (RGS), recognized the great potential of X-rays. RGS launched its first X-ray equipment on the market soon after and offered to supply Röntgen with their tubes. The company was later acquired by Berlin-based Siemens & Halske on January 1, 1925. With this acquisition a new company, Siemens-Reiniger-Werke, was formed in 1932/33.
 
The company soon came to be viewed as the world’s largest specialized electromedical company. SRW became part of Siemens AG in 1966 and did business as the company’s Medical Technology Division starting in 1969. In 2005, Siemens AG acquired CTI Molecular Imaging.  With this acquisition, Siemens Medical Solutions strengthened its commitment to molecular imaging development.
 
From its beginnings as Nuclear Chicago and its development of the first camera to image organ functionality and now as Siemens Healthineers, our industry “firsts” have helped improve outcomes and reduce costs. Today, we continue to leverage our network to offer customers innovative molecular imaging solutions around the world.

Be the first to know more about the future of PET/CT

Jeden nebo více povinných údajů chybí. Jsou vyznačeny červeně. Prosímo doplňte nebo opravte chybějící údaje. Děkujeme.

An unexpected error has occurred. Your request has not been completed.

(*) = Input is required

Thank you for you information.

Due to technical reasons your request cannot be completed. Please try again or contact us. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.