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Victor Hospital installs new CT Scan machine

Victor Hospital, Margao, added to its healthcare services with a new 32 Slice CT Scan machine for diagnosing complex cases. The machine is equipped with artificial intelligence and assists every step of the scanning work starting from planning, scanning and post processing. The 70 cm wide gantry is good for large patients as it reduces claustrophobia. The machine also reduces direct X-ray exposure for sensitive body the eye lens

Post launch of the machine, Varun Albuquerque, director, Victor Hospital, said, “We always strive to evolve and upgrade the hospital facilities with the latest innovative equipment available.” Dr Franzil Miranda, consultant radiologist, said, “The new 32 slice CT Scan machine provides excellent images with lower radiation doses. We can do specialised scans like brain and neck angiography, pulmonary angiography, aortography, limb angiography and rena or abdominal angiography. We can also do 3D scans of joints and bones etc while virtual bronchoscopy,virtual colonscopy and nerve root blocks are also possible. We also have the facility of doing CT guided biopsy which is covered under DDSSY scheme.”

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