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American Hospital Dubai Successfully Performs First CT Fluoroscopy-Guided Lung Biopsy

A team of radiologists and pulmonologists from the American Hospital Dubai successfully performed its initial situation of computerized tomography (CT) fluoroscopy-guided lung biopsy utilizing its newly acquired low-radiation dosage CT scanner.

The hospital is the very first Middle East region to use the cutting edge CT scanner with minimized radiation dose requirements as part of its proposal to provide innovative clinical assistance at the local and regional degrees. Its very first case of CT fluoroscopy-guided lung biopsy procedure notes an additional groundbreaking turning point in its campaigns relating to the stipulation of superior medical care.

Dr. Dunia Gazi Abdelrahman, Specialist Radiology at American Hospital Dubai, said: "CT-guided biopsy generally is seldom utilized compared with ultrasound-guided biopsy but it has been proven efficient in various other anatomical locations such as lungs and bones. The CT fluoroscopy ability of our modern CT scanner enabled our popular team of specialists to press through the procedure without any significant concern. This is without a doubt a special event for the American Medical Facility Dubai as we remain to innovate in the distribution of our services in line with our commitment to high-grade individual treatment and in support of the expanding health care system in Dubai and the UAE."

CT fluoroscopy not just allows faster and crisp photo reconstruction but it likewise minimizes radiation exposure. Utilizing a co-axial needle method for a much more secure placement, the procedure is much less invasive and a lot more economical compared to surgery.

"This latest development is a concrete demonstration of the American Hospital Dubai's steady pursuit to always lead its competitors when it pertains to prolonging pioneering and best-in-class health solutions. In addition, we have actually shown our continual willingness to keep abreast of the most recent global fads and use the very same in our processes and procedures to assure high quality and ideal results in our solutions. Feel confident that we will continually embark on similar ventures to effectively deal with the health demands of our patients," Dr. Dunia wrapped up.




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