history

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History

1999 -

QUADRA WAS STARTED AT UNIT – I, 41, HAZRA ROAD, KOLKATA – 19 AS A RADIOLOGICAL CENTRE ONLY WITH X-RAY, ULTRASONOGRAPHY & ART CT SCAN

2001 -

  • FULL SETUP OF PATHOLOGY WAS INTRODUCED
  • HIGH-END COLOUR DOPPLERS (GE lOGIC 7 & VIVID 4) FOR ULTRASONOGRAPHY
  • STARTED DEPARTMENT OF GASTROENTEROLOGY.

2002 -

.2T OPEN GANTRY MRI WAS INTRODUCED.

2003 -

CT SCAN SYSTEM WAS UPGRADED TO DUAL SLICE CT SCAN SYSTEM.

2006 -

  • GAMMA SPECT IMAGING & DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE PVT. LTD. WAS ACQUIRED FOR NUCLEAR MEDICINE DIVISION.
  • ACQUIRED ISO CERITIFICATION.

2007 -

  • CT SCAN SYSTEM WAS UPGRADED TO 16 SLICE CT SCAN SYSTEM
  • RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT APEX INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES WAS STARTED WITH DUAL SLICE CT SCAN SYSTEM, X-RAY & ULTRASONOGRAPHY.
  • ACQUIRED NABL ACCREDIDITION FOR LABORATORY.

2008-2009 -

  • PURCHASE OF LAND AS 53 HAZRA ROAD TO SET UP UNIT - II.
  • MODERNISATION OF THE PATHOLOGY LAB.

2012-2013 -

  • NEW FACILITY UNIT – II, 1ST LARGEST STAND ALONE DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE WAS LAUNCHED AT 53, HAZRA ROAD, KOLKATA – 19 WITH WORLD CLASS ADVANCED INVESTIGATION SYSTEMS, viz., 3T MRI (SKYRA), DUAL ENERGY 128 SLICE CT SCAN SYSTEM, HIGH-END COLOUR DOPPLERS FOR USG & ECHOCADIOGRAPHY, RAPID X-RAY DR SYSTEM, MAMMOGRAPHY, BMD DEXA SCAN AND FULLY AUTOMATED PATHOLOGY LABORATORY.
  • CT SCAN SYSTEM WAS UPGRADED TO 16 SLICE CT SCAN SYSTEM AT APEX INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES.
  • INTRODUCTION OF MEDSYNEPTIC PACS SYSTEM WITH NEW HARDWARE & LIS SYSTEM.

2014-2015 -

  • NEW ADVANCED LABORATORY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, MICROBIOLOGY & SEROLOGY WAS LAUNCHED AT UNIT – I WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF REAL-TIME PCR, GENEXPERT, BACT-T ALERT 3D, VITEK 2 & ADVANCED ISOLATION ROOM WITH BIOSAFETY CABINATE CLASS II B II.
  • NUCLEAR MEDICINE DIVISION WAS STARTED AT QUADRA MEDICAL SERVICES PVT. LTD. UNIT – I WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF ADVANCED DUAL HEAD SPECT CT SCAN SYSTEM.
  • DISCOVERY IQ 5 RING PET CT SCAN SYSTEM WAS LAUNCHED 1ST IN EASTERN INDIA IN MOLECULAR IMAGING DIVISION AT UNIT – I.
  • ADVANCED DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY WAS INTRODUCED AT UNIT – II.
  • COLOUR DOPPLERS FOR USG UPGRADED TO TOSHIBA APPLIO XG, APPLIO 400, XERIO, SAMSUNG A30 AND PHILIPS HD15.
  • BIOCHEMISTRY LAB WAS UPGRADED WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF ABOTT ARCHITECT i2000 & i1000 FOR IMMUNO ASSAY AND AU 680 FOR DRY CHEMISTRY REPLACING COBAS 6000.
  • THE HISTOPATHOLOGY & CYTOLOGY LAB WAS UPGRADED WITH INTRODUCTION OF FLOWCYTOMETER AND LEICA AUTOMATED TISSUE PROCESSOR & EMBEDDER.
  • INTRODUCTION OF AUTOMATED SLIDE STAINING MACHINE AND SYSMAX SYSTEMS FOR COAGULATION & HAEMATOLOGY DEPARTMENT.
  • INTRODUCTION OF MICROTOM (LEICA) IN HISTOPATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT.
  • OLYMPUS 150 ENDO COLON SCOPE WAS INTRODUCED IN GASTROENTEROLOGY DEPARTMENT.

2016-2017 -

  • GALLIUM (GA68) SCAN WAS INTRODUCED FOR PROSTATE CANCER (GALLIUM PSMA SCAN) AND NEURO-ENDOCRINE TUMOR (GALLIUM DOTANOC SCAN).
  • 3T MRI (SKYRA) WAS UPGRADED WITH SILENT SUIT.
  • DUAL ENERGY 128 SLICE CT SCAN SYSTEM WAS UPGRADED TO TWIN BEAM.
  • UPGRADATION OF XELERIS SOFTWARE FOR SPECT CT SCAN SYSTEM.
  • GE BT16 INTRODUCED FOR ANOMALY SCAN & SIEMENS ARFI SYSTEM INTRODUCED FOR LIVER ELASTROGRAPHY/FIBROSCAN.

2018-2020 -

  • NEW SMALL BRANCHES WERE OPENED AT BEHALA & NARENDRAPUR WITH X-RAY & CR SYSTEM, USG WITH COLOUR DOPPLER (VIVID S60) AND DIGITAL X-RAY.
    (NARENDRAPUR CENTRE CLOSED DUE TO COVID PANDEMIC)
  • COLOUR DOPPLERS FOR USG WERE UPGRADED TO GE BT 18 & BT 19 AND PHILIPS EPIC 7G ALONG WITH NEW INTRODUCTIONS OF SAMSUNG RS80A REPLACING A30 USG MACHINE.
  • ECHOCARDIOGRAPY DOPPLER UPGRADED WITH PHILIPS EPIC 7C.
  • INTRODUCTION OF DXi800 AND NEPHLOMETER (SIEMENS) IN THE BIOCHEMISTRY LAB.
  • INTRODUCTION OF PNEUMATIC TUBE SYSTEM FOR FAST TRANPOSTATION OF SAMPLES TO LAB.
  • INTRODUCTION OF DIGITAL OPG SYSTEM (DENTAL).
  • INTRODUCTION OF DIGITAL RADIO FLUORO X-RAY SYSTEM.
  • SETUP FOR COVID RTPCR TESTING AND INTRODUCTION OF TRUNAT MOLBIO SYSTEM.
  • ENDO COLON SCOPE WAS UPGRADED TO OLYMPUS 190 WITH VIDEO IN GASTROENTEROLOGY DEPARTMENT ALONG WITH APC SYSTEM.
  • CAPSULE ENDOSCOPY WAS UPGRADED WITH MICROCAM SYSTEM.
  • USG AT BEHALA CENTRE UPGRADED WITH GE R60

2021 -

  • WORLD’S MOST ADVANCED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE GUIDED 3T MRI Vida LAUNCHED 1ST TIME IN EASTERN INDIA.
  • COVID TESTING WAS COMMENCED WITH THE APPROVAL FROM ICMR.
  • SYNGO VIA IMAGING SYSTEM UPGRADED FROM VERSION 10 TO VERSION 50.