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The Diagnostic Imaging Department of Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre is located on the 3rd floor of the hospital and is well-equipped with general X-ray, Ultrasound, Mammography, spiral CT scanner and MRI scanner. The department is operated by a team of dedicated and qualified professionals. 24-hour imaging service is provided for emergency and urgent cases.
This examination uses X-rays to image virtually any body part like a photograph. The X-rays pass through the body and is captured on a film. The equipment may be static or mobile, allowing X-rays to be done by the bedside.
Ultrasound is a technique of imaging that uses high frequency sound waves to produce an image of the internal organs and structures of the body. It uses no X-rays.
Multi slice Computed Tomography (MSCT)
A computed tomography (CT) scan is an imaging method that uses x-rays and sophisticated computers to view detailed images of the internal organs and structures of the body.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
The MRI system utilizes magnetic field and radio waves to examine the body’s internal organs. It is the technique of choice for imaging of the brain, spine (Central Nervous System) and musculoskeletal region. MRI is a safe non-invasive imaging method that does not involve x-ray radiation.
Mammography is a low dose x-ray of the breast which can detect breast cancer even before it can be felt. The images from the mammogram allows the inner structures of the breast to be assessed.