For many years Diagnostic Imaging has been an important activity at San Rossore Medical Centre and a key resouce for a large catchmentarea.
All kinds of services in this Discipline are available thanks to the accessibility of state-of-the-art equipment and the specific skills of the Radiology Specialists in the various diagnostic sectors.
Equipment available includes:
- 5 Tesla MRI scanner
- Dual energy Computer Tomography
- Digital X-ray
The latest “Magnetom Aera” magnetic resonance system by Siemens has a high magnetic field, with an intensity of 1.5 Tesla. The diameter of the magnet is the largest on the market, and is therefore particularly well suited for examining Patients with claustrophobia. Moreover, the intensity of the field makes it possible to examine all organs and systems using “dedicated” high performance acquisitions.
Type of examinations performed:
- Skeleton and soft tissues
- Large and small joints
- Abdomen (MRI of liver, MRI cholangiography, MRI of kidneys, etc.)
- Prostate with multi-parameter examination
- Gynaecology pelvic cavity
- MRI angiography
These investigations, depending on the specific type and the working diagnosis, are performed with and without contrast medium.