The new laboratory is available 24x7 to enable radiologists and vascular surgeons to create an in-depth analysis of patients’ vascular systems. The new equipment has the ability to see through or ‘remove’ body tissue including the bowel, bone and other tissue.
Aortic aneurisms and embolisations are among the conditions that are being treated in the new laboratory.
Imaging Manager, Leslie Gabriel said it completed the five year upgrade of the whole department. “We now have the most comprehensive and modern facilities in the UK independent sector offering a service that is second to none,” he said. “Most of our radiologists are at the top of their profession and have senior positions in our teaching hospitals and we are very fortunate in having some of the most experienced radiographers in the UK.”