Research

Computed Tomography (CT) devices

University of Eastern Finland Kuopio campus area and Kuopio University Hospital provide a wide scale of computed tomography devices at our disposal, for which we are deeply grateful.


SkyScan-1172

Location: Melania-building, Room 371, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus
X-ray source: Hamamatsu, 20-100 kV, 0-250 A, max. 10 W
Detail detectability: < 1 m with ~3 mm sample size
Maximum object size: 68 mm in diameter, 70 mm in height

For more detailed description of the instrument, please, see the homepage of SkyScan.

Figure 1. SkyScan-1172 micro-CT system.

Stratec XCT2000

Location: Mediteknia-building, Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus
Pixel size: 200 m in plane, 2.3 mm slice thickness
Maximum object size: 140 mm in diameter

For more detailed description of the instrument, please, see the homepage of Stratec Medizintechnik GmbH.

Figure 2. Stratec XCT2000 peripheral quantitative computed tomography device.

Planmed Verity

Location: Kuopio Unversity Hospital
Orthopaedic cone beam CT with flat detector.
Sitting and standing position imaging.
Voxel size: 0.2 mm isotropic voxel.

For more detailed description of the instrument, please, see the homepage of Planmed.

Figure 3. Planmed Verity cone beam osrtopeadic CT.

Other X-ray devices

Combined SPECT/CT device, Gamma Medica MicroSPECT
Location: Imaging Centre, A.I. Virtanen Institute, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus
X-ray source: 80 kV, 600 A
X-ray detector: 4.72" CMOS Detector with 50 m pitch

Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry device, GE Lunar Prodigy
Location: Mediteknia-building, Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus

Clinical CT devices in Kuopio University Hospital

Contact: +358 29 4451111 (Switch), email: bbc-l [at] lists.uef.fi