A single control room allows radiology technicians to monitor CIGI's two MRIs. One MRI has a wide bore, or opening, so that interventional radiologists can perform minimally invasive procedures while the device takes real-time images.
The Surgical Day Hospital's seven new operating rooms are equipped with ceiling mounted "booms" supplying oxygen, anesthesia, and suction, as well as the flat-panel "Walls of Knowledge," which provide patient data and offer videoconferencing capabilities with other operating rooms.
Peter Scardino and Hedvig Hricak worked together to design a facility that would promote research and the development of minimally invasive therapies.
CIGI has two devices for performing CT angiography, which uses contrast material injected into a vein to produce extremely detailed three-dimensional images of blood vessels and tissues to visualize disease and plan treatments.
Yuman Fong (at left) and Stephen Solomon lead the Image-Guided Intervention Program.
Hans Gerdes (left) and Robert Kurtz will use the most modern endoscopic technology available to do collaborative procedures with their surgical and radiology colleagues.
Patients are greeted in the Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen reception area.
The Mr. and Mrs. Peter O. Crisp family waiting area accommodates 75 patients and caregivers.
Individual bays provide comfort and privacy before and after procedures for approximately 120 patients a day.