The new tomographs were purchased at their own expense by three investor companies under a public-private partnership programme. The devices will serve patients with mild coronavirus or pneumonia and also those who are undergoing outpatient treatment, tolyatty reports.
It is specified that there are 55 CT scanners in the Samara region now. The cost of one 32-slice CT scanner is 35-40 million rubles. It is expected that the appearance of the new devices in private hospitals will unload the tomographs in the state ones. If earlier computed tomography was considered a kind of exclusive service, today such a study is done there for every fifth patient, which is 1,200 examinations per day in the region.