One of seven Alluras is dedicated to vascular surgery

On the left are Philips key account manager Ian Mitcham and managing director UK and Ireland John Atwill, with IXR/DXR business manager Alex McFarlane, trust group manager, imaging and medical physics Paul Brettle, Philips IXR/DXR technical support specialist Richard Healey, superintendent radiographer Mandy Baker, superintendent radiographer – MRI Beverley Hudson, director of operations – Division 4 Lynn Willetts, medical physics operations manager Tina Jones, superintendent radiographer David Parker and consultant radiologist Dr Martin Duddy. 



The new Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, selected a Philips Allura Xper FD20 for its hybrid interventional operating room lab.   One of seven Alluras recently purchased by the hospital, it is a dedicated operating theatre system, sited in the x-ray department, but only carrying out vascular surgery-related procedures.   Of the other six systems, three are used for normal interventional radiology and three bi-plane Allura Xper FD10 systems for cardiology and EP procedures.


See the full report on page 6 of the August 2011 issue of RAD Magazine.

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