Jessop’s Aplios reduce scanning times

At a systems training course are midwife sonographer Judith Hewlett, sonographers Julie Kistell and Emma Black, Toshiba ultrasound applications specialist Karen Michaels, superintendent sonographer in obs/gynae Liz Bullivant and sonographers Sally-Anne Hutchinson and Natalie Hawksworth sonographer Gavin Watson is seated in front.

The Jessop Wing at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has purchased four Toshiba Aplio MX ultrasound systems for the main obstetrics department.

Superintendent sonographer Liz Bullivant said: “The systems are a fantastic asset to our busy department.  Their high quality imaging and ergonomic design have helped us tailor our Down’s syndrome ultrasound screening service by reducing scanning time and they have contributed to a reduction in the risk of developing musculoskeletal symptoms when performing the examination.”

See the full report on page 30 of the May 2012 issue of RAD Magazine.

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