Discovery upgrade at UHW

Pictured are clinical technologist Ray Wong, senior clinical technologist Paul Morgan, receptionist Brenda Farmer, clinical technologist Faye Morton, principal physicist Rebecca Pettit, Vertec product sales specialist Bill Reid, senior clinical technologist Sian George, chief clinical technologist Howard Pearce, healthcare assistant Angharad Jones and receptionist Anne Lyon.


The University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, has upgraded its Hologic DXA scanners supplied by Vertec Scientific.


The hospital has been a long-time user of the Hologic machines and now routinely uses a Discovery SL, Discovery A and Explorer DXA systems, all of which have just been upgraded to Apex 3 level.


Principal physicist Rebecca Pettit said: “We have used Hologic DXA scanners supplied by Vertec Scientific since 1992 and have developed a comprehensive service incorporating a fracture liaison service as well as GP direct access to DXA measurements. 


See full report on page 11 of the September 2011 issue of RAD Magazine. 

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