Xct 2000

• Manufacturer: Stratec Medizintechnik, Pforzheim, Germany

• Distributor: Orthometrix, Inc., White Plains, NY

• Skeletal application(s): Forearm

• Results: BMD (mg/cm3) for total bone and trabecular and cortical compartments

• Precision: ±3 mg/cm3 for trabecular bone; ±9 mg/cm3 for cortical bone

• Radiation dose: 0.03 mSv per scan

• Dimensions: 21.7 x 36.6 x 24.4 in (55 x 93 x 62 cm)

• Detectors: 12 semiconductor detectors with amplifiers

• Operation: Pentium computer, monitor, and color printer

• Options: Magneto opticals for data backup

Fig. 13-21. The Lunar Achilles+™. A peripheral quantitative ultrasound device used to measure the calcaneus, shown here in the closed position. Photograph courtesy of GE Medical Systems, Madison, WI.

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