Director of RIMS inaugurates two newly advanced CT scan machine


Imphal: Prof A Santa Singh, Director of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal inaugurated Newly Installed Advanced CT Scan (Siemens) at New OPD Block, RIMS Hospital, Imphal & Newly Installed Advanced CT Scan (Phillips) at Trauma Center, RIMS Hospital, Imphal. Prof N Sanjib Singh, Medical Superintendent, RIMS Hospital, Imphal, Prof S Subhaschandra Singh, Head of Radiodiagnosis Department, RIMS Imphal were also present at the event.

The program was also attended by staffs and faculty members of RIMS Imphal. During the inauguration program, the Director stated that the two machines namely “TRAUMA CT Model:-ACCESS CT — 32 slice machine Manufacturer:-Philips Health Care Co Ltd” and “Radiodiagnosis, New CT — Scan machine Name:- SOMATOM go All CT— 192 slice enabled Machine Manufacturer:- Siemens Medical Equipment Ltd,” are capable of sophisticated imaging such as Artificial Intelligence enabled, Cardiac CT/coronary angiography, Perfusion analysis of brain for stroke & Brain tumors, Neuro-vascular angiography, Peripheral vascular angiography, Renal angiography, Paediatric imaging, Dual Energy CT for implants, foreign bodies & characterization of Renal stones, imaging of Gout to detected uric acid crystal non-invasively, High speed image acquisition (complete a scan in seconds to minutes) 192 slices/image single gantry rotation, Higher and better image Quality, Lower Radiation exposure to patient and other routinely done CT-Scaning of different body parts can be performed easily and in short duration giving more advantage for well-being of health care professionals during their service. 

Further, the Director also mentioned that RIMS Hospital has priority of opening up World Class Modular OT and also planning to inaugurate Burn Unit and Psychiatry Building.

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