Taking into consideration the high degree of accuracy and greater efficiency required when offering investigative medical services, the Nawaloka Hospital frequently upgrades its diagnostic facilities to the next generation of medical equipment. In this regard, the Nawaloka Hospital has also been responsible for several 'firsts' in terms of medical technology for Sri Lanka; the first Single Balloon Enteroscope, the first 3 TESLA MRI Scanner, etc.. This is in addition to new technologies that aided in new procedures being offered, such as Doppler-guided Hemorrhoid Artery ligation and rectal anal repair, and live donor liver transplants. Aside from this, there have also been recent radiology upgrades which include the addition of full digital imaging functionality via Digital X-ray units and four-dimensional (4D) Digital Ultrasound Scanners.
Other important milestones for the hospital have been its completion of 10,000 cardiac surgeries, between 1994 and 2013, as well as its milestone of 30,000 angiograms completed during the same period.
In terms of the future, the Nawaloka Hospital will continue to upgrade its diagnostic technology to keep up with the very best of global developments in the field of medicine. Patients will be given the opportunity to reap the benefits of advancements in every area of diagnostics in the coming years, with the hospital's immediate plans encompassing the upgrading of testing methods related to laboratory investigation, Bio-chemistry, genetics, molecular biology and drug assays testing amongst others.
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