Medical Imaging Department
The Medical Imaging Department of Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre is equipped with basic machineries such as general Xray and ultrasound. Besides that, Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre is also well equipped with advanced technologies such as the 3D mammography, spiral CT scan, and MRI scan. The department is operated by a team of dedicated and qualified professionals. A round the clock imaging services also is provided for emergency and urgent cases throughout the year.
General Radiography is a fast and easy way to diagnose patients in which x-rays pass through the patient and a photograph like images is then produced to visualise the human organs at the selected region. Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre have installed a few general x-ray examination rooms to cater for multiple patients at a time. With its spacious room and a ceiling suspended machine, some procedures can be done even if the patient comes on a wheelchair.
Ultrasound is an imaging technique which uses different frequency of sound waves to capture images at the selected region. Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre is equipped with this machine to cater for their patients. As this machine does not involve radiation, it is very safe for pregnant patients to undergo this imaging modality.
Multi-slice computed tomography
Computed Tomography is a machine that uses x-ray and sophisticated computer algorithm to produce a detailed and 3D image at the desired region of interest. Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre is well equipped with CT scan machine that is able to produce fine cut images as per the clinicians request to determine the pathology. Also, this latest machine is able to perform a non-invasive CT scan of the heart vessels to look for severe block.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a machine that uses a huge magnetic bore with various radio frequency to capture images. Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre have recently installed a new Signa Voyager by GE Healthcare, a 1.5 Tesla strength magnetic machine with bore size of 70cm to scan various part of a patient to look for any abnormalities. As this machine does not involve radiation, pregnant patients in their late trimester are able to safely do this procedure with special care.
Mammography is a X-ray imaging of the breast especially for the women. Installed in early 2019, Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre’s 3D mammography machine is able to detect microcalcification and help in early detection of breast cancer for further management. As of today, Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre is the only Klang hospital with a 3D mammogram machine.