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State-of-the-art scanner

Patients at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust will be the first in the world to benefit from two new state-of-the-art SPECTCT machines, which will offer the most advanced CT competences to accurately localise areas of disease.

The trust has purchased two Siemens Healthineers’ Symbia Intevo Bold SPECTCT machines, which will be based at Hammersmith Hospital.

The new scanners are more sensitive than others, meaning they can localise disease and detect lesions more accurately.

This means fewer diagnostic investigations are needed for patients. It will also be more comfortable for patients, as images can now be generated more quickly and appointments will be shorter.

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