Royal Cornwall Hospital adds SPECT/CT gamma camera to increase early understanding of disease

Pictured are medical physics radiographer for nuclear medicine Ivor Dixon, GE Healthcare imaging account manager Ben Davis, radiography service lead Jackie Knox, medical physics Chloe Trevail, clinical lead radiologist for nuclear medicine Dr Tom Sulkin, team lead radiographer nuclear medicine Judith Jago, radiographers nuclear medicine Lisa Brennan, John Butler, Peter Stratton and Joy Williams, breast screening director/consultant radiologist Dr Miklos Barta and non-executive director Paul Hobson.

Royal Cornwall Hospital in Treliske has installed GE Healthcare’s Discovery 670 DR SPECT/CT system.

Clinical lead radiologist for nuclear medicine Dr Tom Sulkin said: “Hybrid gamma cameras are at the forefront of the evolving specialty of molecular imaging.  They combine applied physiology and anatomy, allowing doctors to assess not only what internal organs look like but also how they are working.”

Read the full report on the front page of the November 2018 issue of RAD Magazine.

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