New vascular service at St Mary's Hospital on the Isle of Wight benefits from Philips Ultrasound instruments
The diagnostic imaging department at St Mary's Hospital on
the Isle of Wight already has one Philips Ultrasound HDI 5000
and, with an increase in work, is about to take delivery of
Debbie Beare, lead senior sonographer, explained:
"We bought our first HDI 5000 two years ago and the
department is expanding at such a pace that we need another
The new equipment means we have been able to develop a
new vascular service with surgeons coming from Southampton to
hold clinics here rather than patients having to go there.
new instrument will also be used for general ultrasound covering
the usual spectrum of gynaecological, upper abdominal and general
outpatient examinations." "We evaluated several
different instruments two years ago and decided on the Philips
Ultrasound system primarily because of the excellent image
quality and the broad beam probes which we liked.
package is also very impressive which, of course, makes it
especially suitable for our needs.
We are already familiar with
Philips Ultrasound instruments and are very happy with the
service and support we have received.
We are always kept up to
date with information and courses, like the recent optimisation
day I attended, which I find very useful."