Scanner offers ‘unique’ advantage for orthopaedics

Maria Dwyer and Margaret Kennedy, both of the Cappagh Hospital Trust, are pictured with hospital ceo Gordon Dunne, radiology service manager Anne Smith, consultant radiologist Professor Stephen Eustace, Philips Healthcare clinical specialist MRI Tonette Ward,  Cappagh clinical specialist MRI Annette White and Philips Healthcare Ireland general manager Larry Keaveney.


Philips Healthcare has installed an Achieva 3.0T MRI system with MultiTransmit technology in the Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital in Dublin, Ireland.


It is the first of its kind to be installed in a public hospital in Ireland and, says Philips, represents a step forward in terms of quality, comfort and speed.


Consultant radiologist Professor Stephen Eustace said: “The scanner provides a unique clinical advantage in the orthopaedic setting, allowing high resolution extremity imaging, high resolution cartilage imaging to support our autologous cartilage implantation programme, and high resolution extremity diffusion imaging in the characterisation of bone marrow oedema


See the full report on page 30 in the September 2011 issue of RAD Magazine.

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