With Mayo General Hospital’s Magnetom Avanto are, back row, Siemens Healthcare customer support engineer Jarlath Mangan, Siemens regional account manager Helen Calvey, consultant radiologist Dr Mariana O’Dowd and Siemens CT/MR applications specialist Julie Prendergast. In front are clinical specialist MRI Eddie Conran, radiology services manager Bernadette Murphy and Siemens customer support engineer Brian Patterson.
Mayo General Hospital has introduced a new MRI service that has been performing standard inpatient scans four days a week, increasing access for urgent patients and reducing out-patient waiting times.
In a purpose-built extension adjacent to the radiology department, the hospital has installed its first on-site MRI system, a Siemens Healthcare Magnetom Avanto 1.5T and a Somatom Definition AS 40 CT scanner.
See the full report on page 22 of the November 2011 issue of RAD Magazine.