Hospital because home: CT Scan in the Container for Covid-19-suspicion cases | Weilheim

As the first Bavarian clinic has installed because home a mobile CT-System for better diagnosis of Covid-19-cases. The high-performance device in the Container

Hospital because home: CT Scan in the Container for Covid-19-suspicion cases | Weilheim

As the first Bavarian clinic has installed because home a mobile CT-System for better diagnosis of Covid-19-cases. The high-performance device in the Container results in only nine minutes.

Weilheim – If one is paid a 1.2 million expensive medical device, you can. What is home at the official commissioning acts as the responsible of the district, the hospital GmbH and clinic because extensively. As reported, the hospital has a brand new CT-high-performance-Scanner get donated – financed from the Corona and parcel of the free state. In the whole of Bavaria will be distributed in this Tranche, only 34 units.

"We are thrilled,"

it Was a district Governor Andrea Jochner-Weiß (CSU, "A very emotional day"), managing Director of a GmbH Thomas Lippmann ("A great day") or Medical Director Professor Andreas Knez ("We are thrilled"): One is proud, the County has received the equipment. With a role in addition to the good political contacts – Alexander Dobrindt, the Chairman of the CSU land group in the Bundestag, is finally peißen Berger is likely to have played-that the crisis took on the Weilheim-based clinic in the Corona at an early stage an important role. The upcoming provisional accreditation from the US-drug "Remdesivir" in Europe for the treatment of Covid-19-cases, had to encounter the doctor in March.

investigation before recording

With the High-Tech scanners, the medical possibilities to reach a new level. Corona-suspected cases can now be in front of the stationary receptacle in the Container outside of the building investigated. In this, we come to the emergency room, the staff in the Container is separated for the safety of spatially from the patient. The lung disease Covid-19 can be used without smear and prior to a confirmed laboratory test in an early stage and quickly by the chest as the recording stated. The diagnosis is positive, it goes immediately in the insulating area.

Two seconds to Scan

The Scan takes just two seconds, explains Andreas Henneke, responsible for the manufacturer "Canon Medical Systems". The Neuss-based company has landed nine of the 34 Bavaria-orders. The accuracy of the shots, the hospital GmbH with 96 percent. Results by the image file is already after nine minutes, attributed to the Medical Director. Knez, an avowed advocate of regional hospitals, is accordingly satisfied: "We have to get cutting-edge technology to the country." At the same time now, many patients could be in a short period of time studied – as a result, the clinic is prepared to advise on a possible increase in infection. In addition, the possibility to exchange weilheimer via tele-medicine with the cooperation partners at the Klinikum rechts der Isar have. A limitation Knez, however, in the case of all joy: On a swab and laboratory examination you can not do without. "The CT does not replace the Test and is not a stand-alone solution."

a plea for regional clinics

Bottom line, of course outweigh the satisfaction. The support by the free state was a "huge appreciation" for the GmbH, is pleased to councillor Jochner-and-White. You took the opportunity to stir the advertising drum: "We are well positioned for the future." A lance for the regional health care of the guest of honor broke. "We need to strengthen the locations significantly", concludes CSU leaders Dobrindt, a lesson from the pandemic. "This includes the apparatus equipment." The country group head calls for a clear line in the rural area: "We must preserve the independence."

Other investments

The mobile container solution for the first time in Weilheim. Other devices, also for the hospital Schongau, in the stars. "We remain on this," says the managing Director of Lippmann. In the case of the GmbH, one thinks of investment, he confirmed. "But this is a. CT and beyond." The OP-robot technology is to be expanded.

Updated Date: 23 May 2020, 06:33

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