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3D Digital Mammography facility started at K.S. Hegde Hospital

3D Digital Mammography facility started at K.S. Hegde Hospital

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Mangaluru, Nov 09 2019:  Inauguration ceremony of newly installed Mammography machine was held on 8th November 2019 in the department of Radiodiagnosis at K.S. Hegde Charitable Hospital, Deralakatte. Shri Vinaya Hegde, Chancellor of NITTE-Deemed to be university, Prof Dr M Shantharam Shetty, Pro Chancellor Nitte deemed to be university and Dr Jayaprakash Shetty, Vice Dean, inaugurated the newly installed machine.



Siemens Mammomat inspiration is a 3D Digital Mammography machine with tomosynthesis and stereotactic biopsy facility. It is a first of its kind in Mangaluru. Dr Shrikrishna, Head of the dept of Radiodiagnosis welcomed the gathering and spoke about international day of Radiology.

Shri Vinaya Hegde asked the people to make use of this facility to detect breast cancer early. Dr Shantharam Shetty spoke on international day of radiology and this year’s theme of "Sports Medicine". Talk on "Approach to breast lesion: A Radiologist’s Perspective" by guest speaker Dr Janaki Dharmarajan from Amrita institute, Kochi.

Shri Vishal Hegde, Pro Chancellor (admin) of Nitte deemed to be University, Shri Rohith Poonja, Administrator of Nitte education Trust, Bangalore campus, Shri Rajendra M, Director, of Finance and Planning, Nitte deemed to be university were also present in this ceremony. 

Dr Raghuraj, Associate professor proposed the vote of Thanks.

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