Get the App

FDA Clears Planmed Oy's Verity Extremity Scanner

February 13, 2013

Planmed Verity is designed to find subtle extremity fractures at the first visit to the clinic – fractures commonly missed.

Planmed Oy's Verity Extremity Scanner is a unique solution to the problem with fast 3D imaging at the point of care. It is intended for pre- and post-operative imaging with better resolution, patient adaptability, and significantly lower dose than full-body CTs. Unlike any other 3D imaging device, Planmed Verity also allows weight-bearing imaging of the extremities.

As a dedicated extremity scanner, Planmed Verity adapts to the patient with anatomy-specific imaging programs, movements, and carbon-fiber positioning trays. Easily adjustable, soft surfaced gantry and motorized positioning help in finding a comfortable position for various examination procedures. The adjustable user interfaces and efficient all-in-one workflow are also designed to maximize the operator’s soothing presence for the patient.

“Planmed Verity is the first and only CT system in the world that can image seated, supine and standing patients. We are excited that this innovative, low dose orthopedic imaging system is now available also in the U.S. We are confident that it will be well received,” says Vesa Mattila, vice president, Planmed Oy.

Planmed’s products are well known for their exquisite design and user ergonomics. The U.S. subsidiary Planmed USA, Inc. located in Roselle, IL, is responsible for sales, marketing, and tech support for Planmed products in North America. “We are very pleased to extend our imaging equipment line to orthopedic imaging. Many of our customers have been looking forward to this clearance,” says Chris Oldham, director of sales, Planmed USA Inc.

Planmed Verity has the CE mark and thus, is available for sale in the EU and many other countries where the CE certificate permits sales. In the US, Planmed Verity has been in clinical test use at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

You May Also Like

comments powered by Disqus