Radiology imaging manager David Fowler with hospital director Jo Dean.
The Spire Wellesley Hospital has installed a static MRI scanner to replace a visiting mobile MRI service.
The 1.5T Toshiba Excelart XGV is housed in a transportable container constructed around the magnet at the Smit factory in the Netherlands.
The Excelart Vantage XGV combines an ultra-short bore with adjustable lighting and ventilation through the bore to give a greater feeling of openness for the patient. Pianissimo technology reduces acoustic noise.
See the full report on page 9 of the September 2010 issue of RAD Magazine.