Table 6Diagnostic Imaging Equipment in Canada39,66

Nuclear
Medicine
Cameras
CT ScannersMRI
Scanners
PET or PET/CT
Number of devices6033946066218663666
Average number of hours of operation per week (2006–2007)406071NA
Provinces and Territories with no devices availableYT, NT, NUNUYT, NT, NUNL, PEI, SK, YT, NT, NU

CT = computed tomography; PET = positron emission tomography; MRI = magnetic resonance imaging; NB = New Brunswick; NL. = Newfoundland; NS = Nova Scotia; NU = Nunavut; NT = Northwest Territories; PEI = Prince Edward Island; SK = Saskatchewan; YT = Yukon.

From: APPENDIX 2.9, Preoperative Assessment Prior to Major Vascular, Non-Cardiac Surgery

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