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.

Published on 22. Februar 2021

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.

Chest X-rays are an important tool in the diagnosis and evaluation of disease progression in COVID-19 patients.

System from 1984 put into operation