Punjab CM inaugurates superior 3 Tesla MRI scanner at Fortis Hospital Mohali


Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh has inaugurated the Superior 3 Tesla MRI scanner at Fortis Hospital Mohali, making it the primary non-public hospital within the area having this method.

This facility will go a great distance in offering high quality healthcare to individuals of Punjab, the Chief Minister stated throughout the inauguration ceremony.

The MRI system, manufactured by Spectra Siemens, Germany, is affected person pleasant, takes much less time and is a silent MRI as in comparison with different MRI scanners within the tricity — Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula.

“The MRI machine has the power to help clinicians in depth MRI investigations whereas having extraordinarily affected person pleasant options, stated Ashish Bhatia, Chief Working Officer (North and East), Fortis Hospital Mohali.

The MRI machine has the potential to detect full physique cancers, and this can be very helpful as a result of the investigation is non-radiating. This machine is ready to carry out detailed MRI examinations; together with imaging of mind tumours, prostate cancers, coronary heart operate and breast cancers leading to early and correct analysis of ailments, based on Abhijit Singh, Facility Director, Fortis Hospital Mohali.

Until now there are just one.5 Tesla or decrease power MRI machines within the non-public sector within the Tricity. This primary 3 Tesla MRI within the non-public sector will certainly assist sufferers of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal and Chandigarh to extra in-depth MRI investigations like MRI Perfusion, multi parameteric prostate MRI, Cardiac MRI, MRI Mammograms and Complete Physique MRI, and so forth,” stated Dr SPS Chawla, Head of Radiology, Fortis Hospital Mohali.


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