An iCT upgrade for Nottingham

From left are Midlands service delivery manager Simon Bannister, Midlands district project manager Steve Root, CS modality field specialist CT David Blount, CT Product Specialist John Goodfellow, key account manager (seated) Ian Mitcham, all of Philips Healthcare.  With them are CT radiographer Jacquie Daft, Philips managing director John Atwill, clinical director of diagnostics and clinical support Dr Stephen Ryder, CT superintendent radiographer Alison Fenwick, acting head of service radiology Dr Sarah Bharmal and clinical lead radiologist for CT and nuclear medicine consultant Dr Rak Ganatra.


Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, part of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, has invested in a Philips Brilliance iCT scanner, setting the benchmark for trauma, neuro and advanced cardiac imaging. 


Located in the A&E department, it joins an existing Philips CT scanner. 


Consultant radiologist Dr Rakesh Ganatra reports: “We are very pleased with our new scanner, which is delivering reliable, high quality service, including outstanding diagnostic images.”  


Brilliance iCT provides improved speed and clarity for dedicated vital organ imaging as well as whole body imaging procedures.  It offers patient-specific acquisition protocols to balance image quality and dose utility, with shorter scan times.   


See the full report on page 7 of the April 2011 issue of RAD Magazine.

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