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Medical CBCT imaging in orthopedics and trauma surgery


For decades, orthopedics and trauma surgery have relied on established diagnostic methods such as conventional radiography, sonography, multi slice CT (MSCT) and MRI to address the issues practices face every day. However, these diagnostic methods each have their own limitations when it comes to diagnosing osseous changes. Planmed Verity®, a medical CBCT imaging unit, was developed against this background and optimized for orthopedics and trauma surgery by taking their specific requirements and the highest resulting radiation hygiene into account.

“Raising awareness of breast cancer is the least I can do”


When you are in your thirties and living a healthy and active life with small children, cancer diagnosis is not something you expect to receive. Kati Ketola is a breast cancer survivor who wants to share her story to raise awareness of breast cancer, its long-term effects, and the importance of seeking medical advice if you have any symptoms that concern you.

RSNA 2021: Planmed innovations at the world’s leading radiology forum


The Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) kicks off in Chicago on November 28th, 2021. After the online event held in 2020, this year’s RSNA offers the possibility to join us face to face in Chicago or attend the meeting virtually. Planmed is thrilled to be showcasing live at the venue.

“CBCT has taken preoperative planning to a completely new level”


A 3D weight-bearing image gives a realistic view of the anatomy under natural load and can reveal problems that are not discernible in the resting position. According to Dr. Jouko Kivioja, weight-bearing CBCT has revolutionized the foot and ankle surgery – it provides information that has not been available in the past and allows for the in-depth analysis of deformities. He says that the Planmed Verity® CBCT scanner has made him a happier surgeon as it enables more accurate diagnoses and therefore better treatment results than ever before.

Planmed Verity® utilized at the Cortina Alpine World Ski Championships 2021


Professor Giuseppe Monetti is one of the pioneers in the musculoskeletal (MSK) radiology and a strong believer in the benefits of the weight-bearing imaging. He had a key role in making the decision to install the Planmed Verity® CBCT scanner at the Cortina Hospital, part of the GVM Care and Research, to benefit the athletes competing in the Alpine World Ski Championships 2021.

Planmed to distribute Disior medical imaging software in the USA


Planmed is pleased to bring a new medical imaging software to the U.S. market. Paired with the pioneering Planmed Verity® CT scanner, the Disior Bonelogic® 2.0 software enables better and faster diagnostics for patients and generates time and cost savings for radiologists and clinicians.

Planmed to present a complete line of innovations at ECR 2021


Only two weeks to go before ECR 2021! The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology, where professionals within the field come to meet and discuss all the latest developments in the radiological community.

In the deep Southern Hemisphere – the southernmost installation of Planmed digital breast tomosynthesis


Centro Imágenes Médicas Dr. Di Rienzo is a private imaging institute headquartered in Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Belonging to a medical group founded in 1953 in Córdoba, Argentina, the institute operates under the medical direction of Dr. Gustavo Di Rienzo Their primary goal is to provide better care for all patients – every single day.

Introducing CBCT technology to Mölndal Hospital in Sweden


Mölndal Hospital in Gothenburg was the first hospital in Sweden to install a Planmed Verity® CBCT scanner in 2012. Introducing a new modality was not entirely straightforward, but the improved workflow, better image quality and enhanced diagnostic accuracy have convinced everyone of the undisputed benefits of CBCT imaging.

Planmed to showcase a broad set of digital innovations at upcoming RSNA 2020


This year, the Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) kicks off on November 29. The world’s largest medical imaging conference is held entirely online for the first time ever, making it extremely easy to attend the meeting anytime, anywhere.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October


As COVID-19 has turned the world upside down, and we are now learning how to live in the new normal, Planmed wants to support the hospitals, clinics, and healthcare in the fight against breast cancer as much as possible. It is always our top priority to combat breast cancer.

Planmed attending ECR 2020 Highlight Weeks


The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology, where professionals within the field come to meet and discuss all the latest developments in the radiological community. In order to guarantee a safe congress for all participants and industry partners during the coronavirus outbreak, ECR 2020 was organized as an online congress in July.

Planmed launches Planmed Verity® VET – a high-resolution CT scanner for veterinary 3D imaging


Planmed is proud to introduce Planmed Verity® VET, a stand-alone cone beam CT scanner specifically designed for veterinary imaging. It provides highly accurate submillimeter-resolution 3D images of the animal’s bony structures, such as the teeth, skull and extremities. Its detailed volumetric images enable accurate diagnosis and treatment planning every time.

Planmed to participate in ECR 2020 Online


The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology, where professionals within the field come to meet and discuss all the latest developments in the radiological community. This year, ECR goes digital and the summer edition of the meeting is held entirely online.

Planmed partners with Candelis for cost-effective image management


We are pleased to announce a new exciting partnership between Planmed and medical informatics company Candelis.

Navigating through the pandemic together


As the 2019 coronavirus disease has turned into a pandemic as declared by the WHO, companies and nations around the world have been forced to face a new temporary reality. The health and wellbeing of our employees, partners, customers and their patients is always of paramount importance to us. Therefore, we have taken preemptive measures to guarantee their safety and reduce the risk of the disease spreading in the wider community.

Planmed and IBEX Innovations sign a collaboration agreement


Planmed and IBEX are delighted to announce they have signed an agreement to deploy the state-of-the-art IBEX Trueview® gridless scatter correction software in the Planmed Clarity™ product family.

RSNA 2019: Planmed showcasing a full range of digital innovations


The Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) kicks off in Chicago on December 1. Every year, RSNA draws thousands of visitors and exhibitors from all over the world to the world’s premier radiology event.

October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual campaign that helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment of breast cancer. As a company developing and manufacturing advanced mammography imaging equipment, Planmed is strongly dedicated to battling breast cancer – every month of the year.

Diagnostic Centre in Greece: “Planmed Clarity™ 3D combines superior diagnostic accuracy and ultimate patient comfort”


Dr. Elena Vasileiadi Drakotou from Ygeia Iatriki Apeikonisi diagnostic centre in Greece simply loves the Planmed Clarity™ 3D digital breast tomosynthesis system. “It is easy to use, offers incomparable patient experience and – most importantly – provides excellent diagnostic accuracy,” she describes.

Puerto Montt mobile mammography clinic takes breast cancer screening with Planmed Clarity™ 2D to remote locations


Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death among women in Chile, but the populous municipality of Puerto Montt is fighting back with a new mobile mammography clinic. Equipped with the sophisticated Planmed Clarity™ 2D digital mammography system, the clinic travels to even the remotest areas to deliver screenings to the locals.

Planmed to present latest innovations at ECR 2019


The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology, where professionals within the field come to meet and discuss all the latest developments in the radiological community.

New and enhanced features of Planmed Verity® receive FDA approval


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an approval letter for the new features and intended uses of the Planmed Verity® CBCT scanner. Planmed is very pleased to bring these exciting improvements to the U.S. market.

Planmed and Disior sign collaboration and distribution agreement


Medical imaging manufacturer Planmed and med tech startup Disior are bringing next-generation medical image analysis software into clinical use.

Planmed to showcase pioneering imaging solutions at upcoming RSNA 2018


The prestigious Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is approaching once again. Every year, thousands of visitors come to the meeting to see and hear the latest in the field of radiology.

Weight-Bearing CT International Study Group hosts Scientific Session at EFAS International Congress


The Weight-Bearing CT International Study Group will host a scientific session to promote the benefits of 3D weight-bearing extremity imaging

The long-awaited Planmed S2D™ for Planmed Clarity™ 3D units now available


Planmed is pleased to announce that the long-awaited Planmed S2D™, a synthetic 2D feature for Planmed Clarity™ 3D units, is now available!

Planmed Clarity™ 3D enables “quicker, more comfortable and accurate” breast examinations at Centro Médico Siglo XXI


Planmed’s cutting-edge Clarity™ 3D digital breast tomosynthesis system was recently installed at Centro Médico Siglo XXI in San Francisco de Macorís in the Dominican Republic. With the new 3D system in place, the medical center is able to offer diagnostic and treatment services at an even higher standard.

Planmed Verity® utilized at the 2018 Ice Hockey World Championship in Denmark


Planmed has provided its improved Planmed Verity® CBCT scanner to the 2018 Ice Hockey World Championships in Denmark. The scanner is part of the setup at the on-site emergency rooms both at Royal Arena in Copenhagen and Jyske Bank Boxen in Herning.

Das Mammographie-System Planmed Clarity™ erhält die Zulassung von Health Canada


Health Canada hat am 8. März 2018 das Zulassungsschreiben für das digitale Mammographie-System Planmed Clarity™ 2D und das digitale Mammographie-Tomosynthese-System Planmed Clarity™ 3D ausgestellt.

Planmed Clarity™ mammography system receives Health Canada approval


Health Canada has issued an approval letter for the Planmed Clarity™ 2D digital mammography system and the Planmed Clarity™ 3D digital mammography tomosynthesis system on March 8, 2018.

Planmed announces new efficient and cost-effective digital mammography system


Planmed expands its mammography solution portfolio with a new efficient and cost-effective digital mammography system. Named Planmed Clarity™ S, the new 2D unit has been developed for hospitals and imaging centers looking for a simple and efficient entry to the world of digital mammography.

Planmed presenting thrilling new features and products at ECR 2018


Less than two weeks to go before the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology, ECR 2018! This year’s ECR theme ‘Diverse and United’ reflects both the diversity of the field of radiology and the community and solidarity that unites the professionals working in the field.

Planmed bringt einen verbesserten Planmed Verity-DVT-Scanner auf den Markt


Planmed ist stolz, den verbesserten Planmed Verity®-DVT-Scanner zu präsentieren – eine einzigartige 3D-Bildgebungslösung für die orthopädische und Kopf-Hals-Bildgebung. Der Scanner bietet jetzt eine verbesserte Bildqualität, neue Optionen für die Kopf-Hals-Bildgebung, das Bildgebungsprotokoll Planmeca Ultra Low Dose™ für niedrigere Patientendosen und den Planmeca CALM™-Algorithmus zur Korrektur von Bewegungsartefakten.

Planmeca Ultra Low Dose™ imaging protocol introduced for Planmed Verity®


The innovative Planmeca Ultra Low Dose™ imaging protocol enables 3D imaging with a dose close to standard 2D imaging. It is now also available for the Planmed Verity® scanner.

Planmed Clarity™ 2D digital mammography system receives FDA approval


The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an approval letter for the Planmed Clarity™ 2D full-field digital mammography system on December 28th, 2017.

New algorithm solves the challenge of movement artefacts


The compact and adaptable Planmed Verity® extremity and ENT CT scanner just got even better. Planmeca introduced Planmeca CALM™ motion artefact correction to end users a few months ago. Now this groundbreaking innovation is also available for Planmed Verity.

RSNA 2017: Exciting Planmed innovations at the world’s premier radiology forum


Less than four weeks to go before the Radiological Society of North America forum, RSNA 2017, kicks off in Chicago.

Finland celebrates 100 years of independence


Finland is celebrating its 100th anniversary as an independent state all through 2017. Culminating in the Finland 100 centenary programme, the year has so far seen events, collaborations, projects, and innovations which have honoured the occasion and Finnish expertise.

Planmed Wave honors the centenary of Finland's independence


Planmed Wave ™ is a compact new acquisition station from Planmed. It is suited for all clinics in need of efficient and practical acquisition desk to pair up with a mammography or a digital breast tomosynthesis system. The station is ideal for users of all sizes thanks to the motorized height adjustment.

Planmed digital equipment advances breast cancer diagnosis and care in Chile


In Santiago, Chile, the Breast Imaging Center of the Metropolitan Region Reinelda Pereira Plaza is advancing the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer – thanks to new digital mammography technology from Planmed.

Planmed connects European medical experts at digital mammography seminar in Helsinki


In June, Planmed gathered medical experts from four European countries at Planmed headquarters in Helsinki to hear about the latest advances in mammographic imaging from EUSOBI President, Dr. Gabor Forrai.

Planmed Spring Training emphasized the importance of collaboration


A few weeks ago we had the great pleasure of welcoming many of our fantastic partners to Planmed headquarters to learn all about Planmed’s latest news regarding products, sales, and marketing.

In for the long haul


Twenty years of business relationship is hard to come by. When you get to this point, you're definitely in for the long haul.

Planmeca Group celebrates excellence in imaging in Budapest


As Finland celebrates 100 years of independence, Planmeca Group and Hungarian medical professionals gathered at the Embassy of Finland in Budapest to pay tribute to the latest advances in Finnish health tech expertise and imaging technology.

Planmeca, HUS and University of Helsinki deepen research cooperation


Finnish dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has signed a cooperation agreement with the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) and the University of Helsinki.

Planmeca celebrates 100 years of Finnish independence: ”Finland is an exceptional breeding ground for health tech innovations”


In honour of the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence, Planmeca is investing in high quality education and research with a sizable donation to Aalto University. The company is also an official partner of the Finland 100 centenary year.

Planmed Clarity 3D – new DBT system receives CE mark and wins Red Dot Design Award


The Planmed Clarity™ 3D digital breast tomosynthesis system and the Planmed Clarity 2D full field digital mammography system have received the CE mark and are now available for sale in the EU and other countries where the CE mark applies. The systems have also won the prestigious Red Dot Design Award.

Mr. Jan Moed appointed Managing Director of Planmed Oy


Mr. Jan Moed has been appointed as Managing Director of Planmed Oy with effect from 1 January 2016. Mr. Moed will report to the President of Planmeca Group Heikki Kyöstilä.

Planmed lanciert das neue Planmed Clarity™ 3D-System Verbesserte Mammadiagnostik mit digitaler Tomosynthese der Brust


Planmed führt ein neues Mammografiegerät ein, Planmed Clarity™ 3D, das die hochmoderne digitale Brust-Tomosynthesetechnologie (DBT) verwendet. DTB ermöglicht eine verbesserte Diagnostik, insbesondere für Patientinnen mit dichterem Brustgewebe.

Planmed Verity®-DVT-Scanner erhält die FDA-Zulassung für die Bildgebung im Kiefer- und Gesichtsbereich


Am 14. Mai 2015 stellte die FDA eine Zulassung für die MaxScan™-Bildgebungsoption im Kiefer- und Gesichtsbereich des Planmed Verity®-DVT-Scanners aus. Planmed Verity ist eine High-End-Lösung für die Bildgebung von Anatomien innerhalb der oberen und unteren Extremitäten sowie vom Kiefer- und Gesichtsbereich. 

Planmed Verity®-DVT-Scanner für Extremitäten Ergänzung zum Novation-Vertrag mit Merry-X-Ray


Planmed teilt heute mit, dass mit Wirkung vom 15. November 2014 der Planmed Verity®-DVT-Scanner für Extremitäten im Rahmen der Vertriebsvereinbarung von Novation über Merry-X-Ray-Ausrüstungsgüter und diagnostische Bildgebung erhältlich ist, gültig bis 31. Juli 2017.

Das Planmed Verity® DVT-Gerät für Extremitäten erhielt die CE-Zulassung für maxillofaziale Bildgebung


Planmed, führender Anbieter von Lösungen in der Mammografie und der orthopädischen Bildgebung, stellt eine neue maxillofaziale Bildgebungsoption für das bahnbrechende Planmed Verity® DVT-Gerät für Extremitäten vor. Die maxillofaziale Bildgebungsoption MaxScan™, CE-zugelassen im Dezember 2013, ermöglicht ein breiteres Anwendungsspektrum mit einem einzigen Bildgebungssystem.

Planmed Verity® DVT-Gerät für Extremitäten erhält kanadische Lizenz für Medizinprodukte (MDL)


Planmed freut sich, bekannt zu geben, dass das Unternehmen für sein Planmed Verity®-DVT-Gerät die Zulassung von Health Canada bekommen hat. Das Gerät ist für die digitale Volumentomografie (DVT) von Anatomien in den oberen und unteren Extremitäten vorgesehen.

Vesa Mattila appointed to Managing Director of Planmed Oy


Mr. Vesa Mattila, M. Sc. (Tech), M. Sc. (Econ), has been appointed on 1 June 2013 as Managing Director of Planmed Oy.

Finnische medizinische und zahnmedizinische Ausrüstung für die Eishockey-Weltmeisterschaft 2013 in Helsinki und Stockholm


Die Planmeca Group beteiligt sich wieder an der Ausrichtung der Eishockey-Weltmeisterschaft durch Bereitstellung eines Planmed Verity®-DVT-Geräts und einer Planmeca Compact™ i-Behandlungseinheit für die Notfallstation vor Ort in der Hartwall Arena in Helsinki und der Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm. Beide Geräte waren schon letztes Jahr in Helsinki im Einsatz.

Merry X-Ray Corporation vertreibt Planmed Verity® DVT-Gerät für Extremitäten


Planmed Oy, der finnische Hersteller des Planmed Verity® DVT-Geräts für Extremitäten, hat einen exklusiven US-weiten Vertriebsvertrag mit der Merry X-Ray Corporation geschlossen, dem größten unabhängigen Distributor von CR-, DR-, PACS- und Röntgensystemen in den USA.

Koreanische FDA-Zulassung für Planmed Verity® DVT-Gerät für Extremitäten


Am 16. Januar 2013 erhielt das Planmed Verity® DVT-Gerät die Freigabe von der koreanischen Lebensmittel- und Arzneimittel-Überwachungsbehörde (KFDA) für die medizinische Bildgebung. In Korea wird Planmed Verity durch den lokalen Vertriebspartner Dong Kang Medical Systems Co., Ltd. repräsentiert.

FDA-Zulassung für Planmed Verity DVT-Gerät für Extremitäten


Am 1. Februar 2013 hat die US-Bundesbehörde Food and Drug Administration (FDA) das Planmed Verity® DVT-Gerät gemäß FDCA 510 k zur Vermarktung freigegeben. Planmed Verity ist für Computertomografie der Anatomien von oberen und unteren Extremitäten geeignet.

Planmed Verity erhält den finnischen WIPO Design Award


Die World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), eine Organisation der Vereinten Nationen, verleiht erstmals den WIPO Design Award für finnisches Design zu Ehren der Welt-Designhauptstadt Helsinki 2012. Preisträger ist das Produktentwicklungsteam des digitalen Volumentomographs (DVT) Planmed Verity® von Planmed Oy.

Das digitale Mammografiesystem Planmed Nuance Excel besteht die EUREF-Typprüfung


Das digitale Vollfeld-Mammografie-System (FFDM-System) Planmed Nuance™ Excel des finnischen Herstellers Planmed Oy hat die anerkannte EUREF-Typprüfung bestanden. Dies ist eine handfeste und nachweisliche EU-weite Anerkennung für die Einhaltung eines anerkannten Qualitätssicherungssystems. Der Test berücksichtigt gleichermaßen die besonderen Anforderungen von symptomatischen und Vorsorgeuntersuchungen.

Das Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston testet das Planmed Verity® DVT-Gerät für Extremitäten


In einer Forschungskooperation zwischen dem Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, Massachusetts, USA) und der finnischen Planmed Oy soll der Nutzen und Wert der 3D-Bildgebung mit CBCT-Technologie für die Darstellung der Extremitäten untersucht werden. Der Planmed Verity® Gliedmaßen-Scanner wurde im Februar im Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston installiert. Ziel des Forschungsprojekts ist es, die praktische Eignung des Geräts für verschiedene Anwendungsfälle zu prüfen. Zusätzlich werden dabei die Bildqualität, Dauer der Untersuchung und diagnostische Präzision des neuen Geräts im Vergleich zum herkömmlichen CT bewertet.

Planmed Verity® receives Honorary Mention in a Finnish design competition


Planmed Oy has received Honorary Mention for its Planmed Verity® Extremity Scanner, in the Finnish design competition Fennia Prize 2012. The objective of this international design competition for firms and companies is to support the production of high-standard products and services and to promote the competitiveness and internationalization of industry.

Die finnische Erfindung Planmed Verity® gewinnt den Jackpot bei den Medical Design Excellence Awards 2012


Der Planmed Verity® Gliedmaßen-Scanner wird mit der begehrten Goldmedaille der Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) 2012 ausgezeichnet und zusätzlich zum besten Produkt des Wettbewerbs gewählt. Der MDEA ist die angesehenste Preisverleihung in der Fachwelt der Medizintechnik.

Planmed Verity DVT-Gerät für Extremitäten wurde mit dem „red dot Award: product design 2012“ ausgezeichnet


Planmed Verity beeindruckte die internationale 30-köpfige Expertenjury des red dot award: product design 2012. Hersteller aus aller Welt hatten insgesamt 4.515 Designs zu dem renommierten Produktwettbewerb eingereicht. Mit seiner hohen Gestaltungsqualität konnte Planmed Verity die Fachleute begeistern und erhielt der Produktgattung Life Science und Medizin den weltweit begehrten red dot.

Modernste medizinische und zahnmedizinische Ausstattung der Planmeca Group im Einsatz bei der Eishockey-Weltmeisterschaft 2012 in Helsinki


Die Planmeca Group beteiligt sich an der Ausrichtung der Eishockey-Weltmeisterschaft in diesem Frühjahr durch Bereitstellung eines Planmed Verity® Extremity Scanners und einer Planmeca CompactTM i-Behandlungseinheit für die Notfallstation vor Ort in der Helsinki Arena.

Planmed Verity Gliedmaßen-Scanner erhält CE-Prüfzeichen


Planmed Verity, der neue, mobile Gliedmaßen-Scanner für die orthopädische Bildgebung der Gliedmaßen, hat das CE-Prüfzeichen erhalten und ist damit nun in der gesamten EU erhältlich, ebenso in zahlreichen weiteren Ländern, in denen das CE-Zeichen Voraussetzung für den Marktzutritt ist.

FDA-Zulassung für das digitale Vollfeld-Mammografiesystem (FFDM) Planmed Nuance Excel


Am 23. September 2011 hat die US-amerikanische Aufsichtsbehörde FDA (Food and Drug Administration) die Freigabe nach 510(k) für das digitale Vollfeld-Mammographie-Röntgensystem Planmed Nuance Excel erteilt. Das Planmed Nuance Excel FFDM-System verbindet kurze Untersuchungszeiten mit niedriger Strahlendosis und herausragender Bildqualität.

Planmed Nuance Excel Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM) System receives Health Canada Medical Device License


The Finnish Planmed Oy is pleased to announce that the company has received Health Canada approval for its full field digital mammography (FFDM) system Planmed Nuance Excel. The approval also includes Nuance DigiGuide digital stereotactic system.