/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Cutting-edge technologies in radiology at the CHUM - The CHUM pushes new boundaries in diagnostic medical imaging/

    MONTREAL, May 25 /CNW Telbec/ - The CHUM invites the medias to discover
advantages of avant-garde medical imaging technologies installed at the CHUM
over the last year.
    Reduced examination times for patients, better image quality and less
radiation, even more systematic use in emerging fields such as cardiac
imaging: just some of the characteristics of cutting-edge medical imaging
technologies installed at the CHUM over the last year.
    Among the imaging instruments setting new milestones are the Philips
Achieva 3.0T MRI system and the Philips Brilliance iCT scanner. These two
instruments are in operation at the CHUM's Hôpital Notre-Dame and Hôtel Dieu,

    When: Tuesday, May 26, from 10 :00 a.m.
    (10 :00 a.m. - 11 :00 a.m. : tour of the scanner room, Hôtel-Dieu)

    Where: Hôtel-Dieu du CHUM, Marie-Morin Room, Olier Pavillion, 1st Floor
    (entrance at Pavillon de Bullion)

    Mr. Serge LeBlanc, Acting Director General, CHUM.
    Dr. Pierre Bourgouin, Head, Radiology Department, CHUM.

For further information:

For further information: Nathalie Forgue, M.A., Communications Advisor,
(514) 890-8000, Ext. 14342, Pager: (514) 801-5762; Source: Centre hospitalier
de l'Université de Montréal, Radiology Department and Communications

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