Super-size CT scanner goes to work in Hebei

By Liu Kun in Wuhan and Ye Zizhen | | Updated: 2021-01-12 15:43
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A super-size CT scanner departs from Wuhan, Hubei province, on Sunday night en route to Nangong, Hebei province. [Photo provided to]

A special CT scanner from Wuhan University's Zhongnan Hospital arrived in Nangong, Hebei province,on Monday afternoon to assist the city's efforts to identify COVID-19 cases.

The mobile CT unit is about 15 meters long 4 meters high and weighs in at 23 metric tons. It left Wuhan on Sunday night and arrived in Nangong after a 20-hour drive.

According to Ye Naili, a doctor at Zhongnan Hospital, the scanner is equipped with remote operating capabilities and an imaging system assisted by artificial intelligence. Doctors can check results from a distance.

The device is expected to complete 300 CT scans per day.

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