PESHAWAR: The Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC) in Peshawar has become the first public sector hospital in the country after getting a state-of-the-art Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine. The machine has complete software package, including its capability of diagnosing full body such as cardiac imaging, brain spectroscopy and breast cancer with the best possible resolutions. It cost Rs220 million. “After the Aga Khan Hospital in Karachi, the HMC has become the second hospital in Pakistan that got this latest MRI machine. It has full software package with five years warranty.  The machine is capable of diagnosing full body, including cardiac imaging, full brain spectroscopy and breast cancer with the best possible resolutions,” Dr Mohammad Nawaz Khan, head of Radiology Department HMC, told The News. He said since doctors in the peripheries had learnt that the latest MRI machine has been installed at the HMC, it has increased their workload as they were now receiving patients from all over the province. “The machine is being run in two shifts. It gives the best resolution in cardiac MRI and brain biopsy without any surgery,” he added. The senior radiologist termed the best opt...