Part of the University Hospitals of Leicester choses instruments for general ultrasound work including guided biopsies, drain insertions, small parts and musculoskeletal examinations
Glenfields Hospital, part of the University Hospitals of
Leicester, has chosen two new HDI 5000 instruments from Philips
Ultrasound for all its general ultrasound work including guided
biopsies, drain insertions, small parts and musculoskeletal
Alison Rathod, senior 1 radiographer in the
radiology department, explained: "One of the new systems has
a number of additional imaging tools, including SonoCT, Xres, and
Xres smooths the image both during scanning
and for post processing.
It gives excellent images in
musculoskeletal work, for which there is an increasing demand.
is also ideal for examinations of bowel and for looking at liver
The Panoramic Imaging function is particularly useful
for looking at thyroids or limbs.
As you scan across the area it
builds up the image sections to show the whole structure which
isn't possible with general scanning." "After
assessing several instruments, we decided on the HDI 5000s
because the image quality is superior and many of us were already
familiar with Philips ultrasound equipment.
We also find the
applications specialists and service engineers friendly and