Announcement Date: July 21, 1991
Medical Coaches was the first company in the world to introduce the Mobile P.E.T Imaging System in conjunction with Miller Medical Systems and Siemens Medical.
Summary of 1980-1989
- Introduction of mobile positron emission tomography (PET) to view organs and their functions, to study focal seizure disorders, to evaluate brain tumors, dementia, and myocardial viability, and to detect coronary artery disease.
- Introduction of mobile single positron emission computed tomography (SPECT) to trace blood flow and to diagnose a patient’s metabolism, especially heart function.
- Introduction of mobile “infectious waste disposal units” for on-site processing.
- Introduction of truck-mounted x-ray inspection equipment to scan cars, vans, trucks and trailers for illegal drugs, explosives and immigrants.