Medical Imaging Department Equipment to support Womens Breast health and difficult imaging.
This years Because You Care Hospital Lottery’s proceeds will be used towards the purchase of several key pieces of equipment for Medical Imaging.
The MRI Breast Coil ($41,200) is an important diagnostic tool used with mammography and breast ultrasound. This will help detect small abnormailities not seen with mammography or ultrasound.
Stereotactic Mammography ($49,875) Works in conjunction with the mammography to pinpoint the exact location of a breast mass by using computer and digital x-rays taken from two different angles. Using these coordinates, the radiologist can remove a tissue sample in the office.
X-Large Knee Coil for MRI ($16,830) Allows imaging for bariatric patients. Without this equipment, patients are subject to exploratory surgery to diagnose knee issues.
Faxitron or Specimen Radiography System ($138,000) An inoperative specimen radiography system designed to provide immediate verification of excised breast tissue margins after sterotactic breast biopsy. Instantly recieve confirmation of a successful excise procedure.