Pudukkottai Medical College Hospital gets 16-slice CT scanner
| Monday | 15th January, 2018
It takes more than 20 minutes with the existing scanner," said Pudukkottai Medical College dean Dr S Saradha.
"The new scanner imported from Japan can perform full body scan within five minutes.
It has been installed in the hospital at a cost of Rs 1.48 crore.
TRICHY: A new 16-slice CT scanner installed in Pudukkottai Government Medical College Hospital on Monday will reduce the time taken for full body scan and so it can help save crucial time in treating accidents victims and others.Inaugurating the scanner, Tamil Nadu health minister C Vijaya Baskar said that people no longer have to go to neighbouring Trichy and Thanjavur districts for treatment.
There is no risk of radiation and quality of the output will be better, according to her.
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