The institute has already positioned a purchase order order for procurement of the machine throughout March this 12 months. A complete of Rs 18 crore might be spent for this venture, mentioned Sachidananda Mohanty, medical superintendent of AIIMS Bhubaneswar.
“Numerous works for its set up and commissioning acquired delayed as a result of second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now the company has already began the civil works and different works for set up and commissioning. The set up is anticipated to be accomplished throughout the subsequent two months on the basement space of the hospital,” mentioned the medical superintendent.
He mentioned AIIMS Bhubaneswar would be the first public hospital within the state to put in the PET-CT. This machine will assist in the remedy of most cancers sufferers and different crucial surgical instances. It’ll profit many poor and needy sufferers of Odisha, he added.
This machine could be very expensive and sufferers pay a heavy quantity for prognosis in personal hospitals. After commissioning of this machine at this nationwide institute, poor sufferers will get free prognosis facility and others can avail this by paying nominal costs.
The hospital is planning to put in extra such machines within the coming days for enhancing most cancers affected person care companies.
In 2018, the institute had initially deliberate to put in a PET-CT Scan machine within the hospital to assist the needy sufferers of the state.