New scanner wiill provide superior imaging results and Improve radiation safety!

(LAS VEGAS, NV) January 27, 2020 – Desert Radiology acquired a new CT scanner equipped with radiation dose reduction software packages that will be used at the Palomino facility.   

Desert Radiology's new Canon Aquilion Prime SP 80 detector row CT scanner comprises two dose reduction software packages, AIDR 3D and Sure Exposure, that maintain high image quality while lowering radiation dosages specific to each patient’s body type. Additionally, the new scanner comes equipped with SEMAR software, which significantly reduces metal artifact for complex musculoskeletal exams. The equipment also features a wide 78 cm entry to easily accommodate patients of all physiques. 

This latest acquisition is a continuation of Desert Radiology’s commitment to advanced high-quality patient care, as they provide the most state-of-the-art radiology procedures and diagnostic imaging available. The new CT scanner has been installed and patient examinations began on January 27th at the practice’s Palomino location, in the heart of the Las Vegas Medical District. The practice has plans of installing a second Aquilion Prime CT in March at its location in northwest Las Vegas.

“Our team continually studies and researches the best tools available to help improve patient care,” said Vicki Thornhill, Imaging Facility Manager at Desert Radiology. “Our new CT scanners will help our physicians deliver the most accurate results possible.”

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