Radiology Department uses imaging technology to diagnose and treat disease. Radiology may be divided into two different areas, diagnostic radiology and interventional radiology. Doctors who specialize in radiology are called radiologists.
A radiologist is a specialist who uses medical imaging techniques in viewing and interpreting X-Ray, MRI, CT, Ultrasound and Angiography, to diagnose and treat human disease or injury.
Diagnostic radiology is a medical specialisation that involves undertaking a range of imaging procedures to obtain images of the inside your body. Doctors who specialize in the interpretation of these images are called “Diagnostic Radiologist”. Using the Diagnostic Images, the radiologist can diagnose the cause of the symptoms. Monitor how well the body respond to treatment for specific disease / condition.
Radiology Diagnostic Methods:
CT – Computed Tomography
PET-CT – Positron Emission Tomography Computed Tomography
MRI – Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRA – Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Interventional radiology is a medical specialization that involves in diagnose and treat disease. They treat a wide range of conditions in the body by inserting various small tools, such as catheters, wires from outside the body. The Doctors here they use CT, Ultrasound, MRI and Fluoroscopy to guide procedures. The images are very helpful for the Doctors to insert catheters, wires and other small Instruments and tools inside the body.
Embolization to control bleeding.
Uterine Artery Embolization
Tumor Ablation with Radiofrequency ablation
Needle Biopsies from any were in the body.
Feeding Tube Placement
Venous access Catheter Placement like Ports and PICC, etc.
For any further Diagnostic queries, contact Dharan Hospital @ 0427-2709999