Children’s hospital in Karelia equipped with digital x-ray machine

© RIA Novosti / Kirill Kalinkovichsky the hospital in Karelia equipped with digital x-ray machineChildren’s hospital in Karelia equipped with digital x-ray machine© RIA Novosti / Kirill Kallinikov

In the Children’s Republican hospital of Karelia at the expense of reserve Fund of the President of the Russian Federation has installed a digital x-ray machine.

«We got this equipment, introduced it into operation. Today it is a modern domestic digital x-ray machine that allows to do x-rays in the digital image to children from 0 to 18 years, with different body weights from 600 grams to 100 kilograms,» — told RIA Novosti head physician of Children’s Republican hospital Inga Lepesheva.

The new phone with the pediatric software package meets the modern requirements to such medical equipment.

«The introduction of digital technology, of course, beneficial to the conduct of the x-ray studies. First, it increases the quality of the research, and informative, and most importantly, gives you the opportunity to reduce radiation exposure for young patients,» — said the head of the radiology Department Alexander Trifanov.

«In addition, under the Federal program of equipping with modern equipment children’s clinics and children’s outpatient departments this year at the expense of Federal budget funds entering the hospital system for combined EEG machine, ultrasound machine expert class, ENT and eye care equipment including optical scanner», — told the press service.

The composition of the Republican Children’s hospital includes a multidisciplinary tertiary hospital and clinic. The hospital fulfills the function of emergency assistance to children around the clock providing routine and emergency medical care to patients with surgical and physical illnesses and various injuries.

Over a year in hospital treatment are about 10 thousand people, including more than a thousand children under one year of age, inpatient and outpatient patients performed more than 5 thousand operations.