Incisive CT Education
Clinical and operational value in Incisive CT education
Philips Incisive CT education provides quick tips to compliment powerful enhanced clinical workflow and application training videos.
The resources on this page will help you get started using your Incisive CT scanner. Visit this page often to view additional basic and advanced software trainings as they become available. This material is not intended to substitute or replace the Operating Manual or Instructions for Use.
Philips is acutely aware of the risks, stresses, and challenging conditions healthcare providers globally are facing in response to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 crisis. At Philips, our top priority is supporting you and your patients during this difficult time. The Quick Reference Guides in this section provide quick steps to building an exam card and completing basic scans of chest. More resources to support the maintenance of your Philips equipment can be found here.
COVID-19 scans on Incisive CT scanner single technologist
This Quick Reference Guide provides guidance on building and exam card and performing a CT chest scan on COVID-19 patients.
How to Videos
The following how to videos will explain basic tasks that can be performed on the Incisive CT scanner.
The following videos will demonstrate how to perform specific system maintenance such as performing short tube conditioning, performing QA, and working with the Voice Manager.
How to Perform Short Tube Conditioning
This video will walk you through systematical steps for Short Tube Conditioning Procedure.
How to Perform QA
This video will walk you through the steps of performing QA on the Incisive scanner.
Exam Card Manager
The following videos are working inside of Exam Card Manager, setting up various scan parameters.
Scan parameters that can be edited and saved in Exam Card Manager
The exam card manager is a place where you can build custom exam cards for your facility.
How build an exam card using the Dose Tools on Incisive CT
Here we will review the Dose Tools found on Incisive CT scanner.
How to build an exam card using iDose4
iDose4 allows you to implement noise reduction. This video will demonstrate how to build an exam card with iDose4.
The following group of videos will walk through scanning of various anatomical regions as well as specialized exam cards.
How to register a patient to start a scan
This video will demonstrate the fields needed for registering a new patient.
Performing a Brain Scan
This video walks through simple steps for scanning a routine brain scan.
Performing a Chest Scan
This video walks through simple steps for scanning a routine chest scan.
Performing a Abdomen Scan
This video walks through simple steps for scanning a routine Abdomen scan.
Performing a CTA PE scan
This video walks through steps for scanning a CTA PE examination.
Performing a Dual Energy Scan
This video walks through steps for scanning a dual energy examination.
How to perform a CCT exam
Continuous CT (CCT) is a scanning mode that allows the physician to perform extended, low-dose scans while performing a biopsy.
How to use Orthopedic Metal Artifact Reduction (O-MAR)
The O-MAR algorithm allows for Metal Artifact Reduction induced by metal objects. O-MAR is applied to only those images that contain metal.
Viewers, Filming and Optional Analysis Packages
This section will introduce you to the Viewing applications as well as the different analysis packages that are optional on the Incisive CT Scanner.
How to work with Completed Exams
The Completed page displays information for all scanned patients in the current database.
The system is equipped with a variety of viewers for reviewing patient images.
How to use the iBatch tools in MPR
iBatch has default preset lumbar and cervical disc protocols to define the batch for the lumbar and cervical disc spaces.
How to use the filming preview window
The Filming application is used for viewing, rearranging, windowing and zooming images prior to sending them to be printed.
Brain Perfusion Analysis
Brain Perfusion is a blood flow imaging application that analyzes the uptake of injected contrast in order to determine perfusion-related information about one or more regions of interest.
Vessel Analysis (VA) offers a set of tools for general vascular analysis. With VA you can easily remove bone and extract vessels. You can also perform measurements such as intra-luminal diameter...
CT Colonoscopy Analysis
CT Colonoscopy (CTC) application enables fast and easy visualization of colon scans, using acquired CT images.
You can use the Dental Planning application to create true-size (life size) film images of the mandible and maxilla for assisting oral surgeons in planning implantation of prostheses.
Lung Nodule Analysis
The Lung Nodule Analysis (LNA) application assists the radiologist with the detection and quantification of pulmonary nodules and lesions.
Cardiac Calcium Scoring Analysis
The Cardiac Calcium Scoring application is used to quantify the buildup of calcium plaque on the walls of the patient's coronary arteries and other relevant locations.
Coronary Artery Analysis
The Coronary Artery Analysis provides viewing and measuring tools that allow you to perform dimensional and quantitative measurements...
Cardiac Function Analysis
Cardiac Function Analysis (CFA) application is used to assess the state of the left ventricle (LV) and to analyze functional heart data.
OnPlan patient-side gantry controls allows you to spend more time with your patient table side with selecting the patient from the worklist, selecting the patient positioning, choosing the appropriate exam card, performing a breath hold practice. More time spent with the patient leads to less anxiety.