Nearly 125 years ago, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovered the existence of x-rays.
Today, Mercy Ships uses those same basic principles combined with more advanced technology to support our volunteer surgeons with pre and post operative procedures. Because the medical cases in West Africa can be more extreme than those in regions with greater surgical access, the ability to perform radiology is highly valued.
"Radiology is essential for the assessment of many of the complex surgeries that are performed by Mercy Ships."
-Martha Henderson, former Senior Radiology Technologist