Medical Diagnostic Imaging Services
Doctors in medical diagnostic imaging services
Consultant Radiologist and Director of Radiology
Computed tomography (CT), also known as Computed Axial Tomography (CAT), is a painless, sophisticated x-ray procedure. Multiple images are taken during a CT or CAT scan, and a computer compiles them into complete, cross-sectional pictures ("slices") of soft tissue, bone, and blood vessels. A CT scan obtains images of parts of the body that cannot be seen on a standard x-ray.
A major improvement to the diagnostic accuracy of radiography has been the addition of contrast agents, which can be administered in a vein or instilled in a duct or hollow organ, such as barium sulphate in the alimentary tract.
Mammography, as a screening tool, has been found to save many lives. Mammography plays a central part in early detection of breast cancers because it can show changes in the breast up to two years before a patient or physician can feel them. Digital mammography is a new type of breast cancer screening.
A great advantage of MRI is that the patient is not exposed to x-rays. The images are created with the use of strong magnetic fields, radiofrequency transducers (called coils), and computer assisted image processing. To date, no any side effects have been reported by use of superconducting magnets or radiofrequency pulses in the diagnostic range.
It is also known as prenatal ultrasound. Obstetrics Ultrasound uses sound waves to create an image of the developing fetus in the uterus. It is also helpful in identifying and screening of birth defects and hereditary conditions.
Ultrasound during pregnancy is performed to create 3D or 4D images of your developing baby. While 3D images are still pictures, the more advanced, 4D ultrasound scans are moving images that produce life-like images of your baby during pregnancy.