Sat. Apr 20th, 2019

Capitol Hospital launches latest PET/CT Scanner 

Capitol Hospital launches latest PET/CT Scanner 

Capitol Hospital Jalandhar is adding one of the finest technologies for Cancer detection and care with the introduction of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging facility. Thelatest PET/CT scanner, Discovery IQ system from GE Healthcare, enables both outstanding image quality and intelligent quantitation, helping physicians deliver the best possible patient outcomes.
“We understand that a large number of cancer patients are there in Punjab.” said Dr. S. K. Sharma, Director Oncology Services at Capitol Hospital. He further added, “Physicians not only want the ability to detect cancer in an early stage but also thrive for the ability to determine right treatment option for their patient and whether the patient is responding to the current treatment. With the highest sensitivity in the industry, latest PET detection technology, our Discovery IQ provides an essential tool to deliver personalized patient care.”
Dr. C. S. Pruthi, Chairman Capitol Hospital, said, “Our PET CT scanner enables physicians with the ability to see smaller lesions, scan faster with lower radiation dose and improved image quality, read more efficiently and reach more patients. Thus, with the latest technology, we can empower physicians with their primary mission of delivering the best possible patient outcomes.”
Dr. Harnoor Singh Pruthi, Director Medical, highlighted that state-of-the-art system is not only limited to Cancer Care. It can also provide better Cardiology, Neurology and Infection Imaging. NABH accredited multi-super speciality hospital, set up with the aim of providing best tertiary care in the region, is leaving no stone unturned to move forward towards its ultimate goal.
On the inauguration of such a world-class system in Jalandhar, Dr. C. S. Pruthi introduced Dr. A. K. Das as Consultant Nuclear Medicine and announced a special discount for first 100 cancer patients under which PET CT scan is available at INR 15000/- only.
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