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New £2m scanner unveiled at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

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A £2m scanner allowing more a accurate diagnosis of patients has been unveiled at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

The positron emission tomography and computed tomography (PET-CT) scanner will allow clinicians to see highly-defined 3D pictures of inside the body.

It is aimed at helping medical staff evaluate what treatments are best.

Prof Alison Murray, Professor of Radiology, said: "Patients far beyond Aberdeen will benefit from discoveries made using these fabulous facilities."

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