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Imbalance in equipment highlights Belgian imaging needs

This article was originally published in Clinica

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There is a dearth of radiology equipment available to gynaecologists in the Flanders region of Belgium, particularly in their consulting rooms. The result is that there is a huge disparity between the number of breast screening examinations carried out between the Flanders and Wallonia regions of the country. That is the conclusion of a research carried out by Rudi Van Driessche, secretary general of the Belgian medical unions' association, Abysm, and president of the national centre for the promotion of quality in healthcare.

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