The Vattikuti Urology Institute at the Henry Ford Hospital is regularly ranked among the top centers in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report. The Vattikuti Urology Institute is notable for its development of the Vattikuti Institute Prostatectomy. Chief of Urology at Henry Ford, Dr. Mani Menon, developed this breakthrough method of robotic prostatectomy that results in faster recovery times and fewer side effects. VUI at Henry Ford was set up in 2001.
The Vattikuti Digital Breast Diagnostic Center at Beaumont offers state-of-the-art digital equipment for breast screening and detection. The technology offers considerable advantages in accuracy over traditional imaging machines. Most users of the technology employed report increases of 10% to 15% in the detection rate, said Dr. Murray Rebner, director of the Vattikuti Digital Breast Diagnostic Center. The center also features diagnostic support including computer-aided detection (image checkers) and a computer program for double reading mammograms to ensure accuracy.
Beaumont is one of the premier healthcare leaders in the United States that exclusively uses digital mammography for initial screening examinations. Advantages of digital imaging over traditional film images include: