Royale Hayat Launches Center for Diagnostic Imaging

The Royale Hayat Hospital inaugurated its state-of-the-art Center for Diagnostic Imaging in the presence of senior physicians, corporate partners and the national press at the hospital’s Gardenia ballroom.

Hawally, Kuwait, May 31, 2012 --( The new center combines western trained medical professionals and leading-edge diagnostic equipment such as MRI (1.5 Tesla Wide-Bore), a 128 Multi-Slice CT, Digital Remote Controlled Angiography & Fluoroscopy Unit, 4D Ultrasound, Bone Densitometry and Full Field Digital Mammography units to bring a wide range of diagnostic and image based therapeutic solutions to patients in the State of Kuwait.

Dr. Bader Al-Zaid Al-Traiji, Deputy CEO at the Royale Hayat Hospital welcomed the honorable guests to the launch of the renovated Department of Radiology. In his speech he emphasized on Royale Hayat's consistent efforts to remain at the forefront of evolving medical technology stating that "the inauguration of our spanking new Center for Diagnostic Imaging is part of our comprehensive modernization drive to equip the country's best hospital with the latest technologies that provide accurate diagnosis."

During the event, Dr. Tarek Helmy – Head of the Center of Diagnostic Imaging & Consultant Radiologist stated: "Our team of western trained consultant radiologists is qualified and the center has the latest high technology equipments to provide accurate and faster studies, which include:

MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging
CT (Computerized Tomography)
Digital Fluoroscopy
4D Ultrasound & Color Doppler
Full Field Digital Mammography
Bone Densitometry"

Dr. Tarek Helmy also highlighted: "The staff’s expertise is enhanced by our state-of-the-art technology in CT, MRI and Ultrasound. We are a regional leader in offering Virtual Colonoscopy in addition to special examinations including CT Angio especially Coronary artery studies, and CT Urography. The new CT scanner can meet the highest requirements of the medical community in everyday clinical challenges and both CT & MRI offer significantly faster speed over conventional systems, helping to make the experience more comfortable for patients, and reduce waiting times for them."

Dr. Osamah Al Saeed, Consultant Radiologist stated: "We are offering a full spectrum of imaging services – including MRI, CT, head and spinal, sports medicine, musculoskeletal imaging, bone biopsies and bone mineral density studies – to diagnose all disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

"The Musculoskeletal Imaging team strives to utilize the least invasive technology for diagnosis, advancing to more complex options only as warranted. Our state-of-the art, multi-channel, 128-slice CT scanner allows exquisite three-dimensional reconstructions of any body part that are routinely requested by referring surgeons performing complicated orthopedic procedures or joint replacements."

Dr. Osama Al-Saeed also stressed on the center's specialization in imaging and diagnosing neurological disorders such as stroke, congenital anomalies, epilepsy, brain tumors, multiple sclerosis and problems of the ear-nose-throat system.

Mr. Sanjay Gautam, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer concluded that, "This latest expansion initiative will establish a new benchmark for excellence in medical imaging in Kuwait, yield many benefits to patients, referring clinicians and insurance providers and potentially serve as a regional model for how to help reduce the waiting time on high-tech diagnostic imaging tests across the country."

About Royale Hayat:
Royale Hayat Hospital is a multi-specialty hospital delivering the highest quality care combining hospitality and healthcare services to optimize efficiency and quality of life services to all. Located in Jabriya, facing the 4th Ring Road, the Royale Hayat Hospital features an exceptional Women's Health program and is noted for its advanced Neonatal Care & Pediatrics departments. The hospital has also created centers of excellence dedicated to Reproductive Medicine, Obesity Surgery, and has very successful ENT, Dentistry, Cosmetic Surgery, Internal Medicine and Pain Management departments supported by state of the art Imaging & Laboratory Services. Since our beginnings as a women's and children's hospital in 2006, we have grown to become Kuwait’s leading multi-specialty healthcare provider delivering the highest quality care through all of your life stages.

We realize that your health encompasses the entire spectrum of care so we remain sensitive to your needs for a pleasant hospital experience – one where you receive impeccable service and enjoy the warmth of compassionate care in a healing and luxurious environment.

That is why we have assembled a world-class team of physicians, nurses and clinicians armed with the resources and leading edge technology to provide comprehensive care to all ages – from newborns and young children to adolescents, adults and the elderly.

Royale Hayat has been adjudged the Best Hospital in Kuwait for the years 2010 and 2011.
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