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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : November 19th 2008
MB INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, November 20, 2008 33 TRATHFIELD IS SET TO BENEFIT FROM A MULT I - MILLION DOLLAR MEDICAL IMAGING SERVICE Due to be opened in mid-November, Strathfield Medical Imaging is the third centre to be opened by Synergy Diagnostics, a group of highly qualified, Australian-trained radiologists. The CT scan from the US rivals those in the best hospitals and the installation of a dedicated dental cone makes the new centre unique. Synergy Diagnostics partner, Dr Taj T Dugal -- who also consults at St Vincent's Private Hospital -- said this combination meant trathfi d Medic he bes equipme vailab to eal wi any edica maging roblem t he hig andar are. We spe injec T," T Dr Dugal said. We can watch a needle go in, in real time, and be within one millimetre ten times out of ten times. "This means we can treat back-pain problems such as slipped discs and pinched nerves with injections under CT." T For patients suffering from back pain, Dr Dugal said they could go to the centre with a referral from their doctor for treatment and probably walk away pain-free within the hour. The scanner can also provide high-quality reporting for the detection of cancer, in a minimum of time. Biopsies under imaging guidance for breast, thyroid, lung, lumps, bones and organs are also available. se the same mammogram computer ography as BreastScreen and I believe that from a technical expertise level Strathfield Medical Imaging has the highest skill set that can be delivered -- it really is cutting edge," Dr Dugal said. The team of five doctors have all undertaken advanced specialty Fellowships overseas and are passionate about their practice. "We can deal with any medical imaging problem at the highest standard of care and we are always approachable to provide information and advice, " Dr Dugal said. According to Dr Dugal, it is important imaging isn't done in isolation or without the patient being well-informed. "When patients are sent to us, they are under our care and when they leave it's important that they have had a positive experience and have a solution, pathway and treatment," he said. "We speed up the diagnosis process to find that 'needle in the haystack' and do so in comfortable surroundings. " Strathfield Medical Imaging, Level 2, Strathfield Plaza, The Boulevarde. Inquiries 8622 0000. 2033585K wk21 advertising feature rejuvenate S We can deal with any medical imaging problem at the highest standard. picture at t pec A referral from your doctor is required. Most services are bulk-billed Imaging and then diagnosis is followed by immediate telephone consultation with the referring health professional before treatment begins Appointments are generally unnecessary unless requesting a female radiologist The staff are multi-lingual and there are plasma TVs and DVDs in reception and the consulting rooms The imaging service provides specialised, pin-point diagnosis and treatment, particularly for musculoskeletal and cardiac complaints Synergy Diagnostics has similar practices in Campsie and Baulkham Hills. Digitally-linked, the sites can provide immediate feedback and further opinions when necessary. getting the right NEWS UPDATE We are pleased to have Healthcare Focus Medical Centre on Level 2, Strathfield Plaza A wide range of medical practitioners in the one convenient location makes Strathfield Community a more pleasant and healthier place to live in. Level 2, Strathfield Plaza, 11 The Boulevarde Stratfield NSW 2135 Ph: 8756 5533 State of the Art Medical Facilities Dental Medical Physiotherapy Chiropractic Patholgy Medical Imaging
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