Retired X-ray systems brought back into operation
All hands on deck: Karolinska University Hospital reactivated four retired mobile X-ray systems to support the diagnosis of COVID-19.
Good teamwork and high system quality enabled Karolinska University Hospital and Siemens Healthineers to bring four decades-old mobile X-ray systems back into operation to provide lung imaging during the COVID-19 pandemic.
System from 1984 put into operation
Impressive that such an old machine worked without any error messages.
Andreas Hultgren, Technician, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
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