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Publicatie datum 22 dec 2011 - 11:33
Statutaire naam Koninklijke Philips N.V.
Titel Philips and VU University Medical Center Amsterdam sign agreement for PET/MR scanner to advance new approaches to cancer and neurology care
Bericht VU University Medical Center Amsterdam will be the first hospital in the Netherlands to have a highly innovative PET/MR scanner system Amsterdam, the Netherlands - Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) and the VU University Medical Center Amsterdam (the Netherlands) today announced that they have signed an agreement to install one of Philips’ highly innovative Ingenuity TF PET/MR (Time-of-Flight Positron Emission Tomography/Magnetic Resonance) scanners at the center. This advanced imaging modality will help researchers at the VU University Medical Center Amsterdam to investigate new methods of diagnosing and treating cancer and neurological disorders. The VU University Medical Center Amsterdam will be the first hospital in the Netherlands to have a PET/MR system. The decision to install the scanner was driven by the need for diagnostic solutions that allow clinicians to bring personalized medicine to their patients. The VU University Medical Center Amsterdam is a globally recognized center of excellence in the fields of oncology, neurology and cardiology. It has specific expertise in imaging technologies, such as PET, that use targeted radioactive tracers to produce three-dimensional images of organs such as the brain or internal lesions such as tumors.

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