Bhubaneswar: PET-CT machine for the treatment of cancer patients will be installed at AIIMS Bhubaneswar in the next two months, the healthcare facility said in a press release on Friday.
AIIMS Bhubaneswar has already placed a purchase order for procurement of PET-CT machine during March, this year. Various works for its installation and commissioning got delayed due to the 2nd wave of the COVID pandemic. Now, the agency has already started the civil works and other works for its installation and commissioning. The installation is expected to be completed within the next two months at the basement area of the hospital, the release said.
AIIMS Bhubaneswar will be the first public hospital in the state to install the PET-CT machine. It will help in the treatment of cancer patients and other critical surgical cases, the release added.