b'Bringing CT and otheressential equipmentto Port Perry HospitalLearn more about CT Working together to bring CT ACTscanorcomputedtomog- to Port Perryraphyscan(formerlyknownasaLakeridge Healths CT Project Team CAT scan) is a medical imaging tech- made up of Diagnostic Imaging lead-nique that uses computer-processeders, Project experts, and Radiologists combinations of multiple X-ray meas- are hard at work and anticipate the urements taken from di erent anglesCTs arrival by mid-2022, assuming all toproducetomographic(cross-sec- things continue on track and are not tional) images (virtual slices) of asubject to forces beyond their control. body, allowing the health care team toTheHereforYouCampaignto see inside the body without cutting.bring CT and other essential equip-Why is CT at Port PerrymenttoPortPerryHospitalhas needed? surpassed $3.2 million towards its $4 In todays medicine, CT is the ac- million goal.cepted standard of care in diagnosingThank you to the many local resi-many medical conditions, very oftendents,businesses,andcommunity inemergencysituationsincludinggroups who have demonstrated the vehicle and other accidents, suspect- importance of this project with theirDr. Meyers.edstroke,toidentifyappendicitis,support, said Rachel Agnoluzzi, Port and also for cancer staging and moni- Perry Hospital Foundation CEO.AsMake your donation count.Call toring,andmanyotherdiagnostica rural community, we dont have thethe oce at 905-985-7321 ext. 45580.assessments. large corporate base that more urbanDonateonlineatwww.pphfounda-A good example of its importancecentres rely on in fundraising.Its uption.ca.Mailinyourdonationat is related to diagnosing stroke.Into each of us to do everything we canPort Perry Hospital Foundation, 451 medicine we say time is brain, saysto bring CT to Port Perry. Paxton St. Port Perry ON L9L 1L9.Dr.AndyMeyers,Radiologistand CTSiteLeadatLakeridgeHealth.The Auxiliary to Lakeridge Health The faster we can diagnose with CT,Port Perry were early supporters of the faster we can determine the rightthe Here for You campaign. Their gift treatment,savingbraincellsandof $350,000 helped to set the pace lives, he explained.of the campaign. The Port Perry Hos-Currently, all Port Perry Hospitalpital health care team and Foundation patients who need a CT scan are trans- are so grateful for their support. ferredtoanotherhospitalfortheirCamilles Closet is open for shop-scan before treatment can begin. Thereping and clothing donations. Please is no doubt that bringing CT to Portsupport the people and organizations Perry Hospital will enhance care forthat support our local hospital. our families, friends and neighbours. Over 29 yearssignsof experience.vehicleTrophies, Awards, letteringCorporate Promotions & graphicsEmbroideryGraphic Design SINCE1992 Engraving Screen Printing boat names Pineridge Impress & numbers Since 1996905-985-2839 Beer takes 3 weeks159 Casimir St.,SignworkScanada.com135 North Port Road,to make Port PerryPort Perry Reach & Northport Rd., www.pineridgeimpress.ca White wine 4 weeks905-985-4352 Port PerryYour Name is Our Business Red wine 6 weeks www.lakeviewbeerandwine.ca 905-985-0802FOCUS - OCTOBER 20219'