Neurosurgical teleconsultation, extended service also in the hospitals of Agrigento

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Neurosurgical teleconsultation, extended service also in the hospitals of Agrigento
Neurosurgical teleconsultation, extended service also in the Agrigento hospitals

Neurosurgical teleconsultation, extended service also in the Agrigento hospitals

The neurosurgical teleconsultation for patients with neurological problems of various kinds being treated at all hospitals in the province of Agrigento becomes a reality. Starting from next May the five hospitals of the ASP of Agrigento will be "on the net" with the specialized centers of the ARNAS "Civico – Di Cristina – Benfratelli" of Palermo and the diagnostic images of the patients, mainly CT and magnetic resonance imaging , can be transmitted immediately and examined at a distance by the ARNAS neurosurgical team. For head injuries, cerebral and cerebellar hematomas, intracranial tumor pathologies and vertebro-medullary problems, specialists will be able to intervene, "remotely", through electronically validated advice and with a possible indication for neurosurgical treatment. Active so far only at the hospitals of Agrigento and Sciacca, the service, also known as "teletac", will also affect the hospitals of Licata, Canicattì and Ribera from next spring, guaranteeing widespread coverage at all …


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