ETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (M.R.I.) 1.5 TESLA.
MAGNETOM SYMPHONY MAESTRO CLASS. SIEMENS (GERMANY )
Apple Hospital has the state–of–art 1.5 Tesla Whole body MRI scanning system.This new generation MRI has the capacity of performing both structural and functional MRI. This is the first ever & only of its kind technology available in the region surrounding almost ten districts.
Features of 1.5 Tesla MRI system provide -
1. Dynamic & ultra fast imaging
2. Diffusion / Perfusion Imaging – Functional M.R.I.
4. Advanced Cranial Nerves Imaging
5. High Resolution Imaging For Epilepsy Protocol
7. Magnetic Resonance Cholangio - Pancreatography - (M.R.C.P.)
8. Advanced Cardiac Imaging / Coronary Imaging.
9. M.R. Myelography.
10. Foetal M.R.I. Study.
In addition to above features, MR- SPECTROSCOPY is the unique feature of our MRI SYSTEM
MR SPECTROSCOPY: Assessment of various neurological diseases on the basis of anatomical information can be done by using various strengths MRI machines. But only 1.5 Tesla MRI facilitate MR SPECTROSCOPY EXAMINATION,which detects the relative proportion / concentration of different biological molecules (Metabolites) within the tissue in various neurological diseases. Thus providing exact diagnosis & differentiation of similar appearing MRI lesions. This added advantage of plotting ‘Diseases specific metabolite patterns’ is useful in,
1. Differentiating various focal parenchymal lesions
2. Diagnosing & grading of brain Tumours
3. Surgical guidance & monitoring response to therapy. Distinction between radiation necrosis & recurrence of tumour in post-operative patients
4. Neurodegenrative and Metabolic disorders.
Focal lesion in right superomedial frontal region with heterogeneous enhancement scan done elsewhere & reported as differential diagnostic possibilities of Tuberculoma & a glioma.MR Spectroscopy done at our centre revealed high Choline peak( red arrow) & A low NAA peak (yellow arrow) metabolite peaks making this finding highly suggestive of neoplasm – biopsy report of the same revealed Grade III astrocytoma.
Cerebral, Thoracic, Abdominal, Renal & Peripheral MR (high resolution) Angiography. The only modality, which provides non-contrast & non-invasive angiography, based on blood attenuation values.
MRI is used to diagnose abnormalities and pathology in the brain, spine, and musculoskeletal system, as well as solid organs in the abdomen and pelvis.
An MRI is a non-invasive procedure that is not painful and involves no ionizing radiation (no x-rays). It sometimes requires an intravenous contrast to be used, which is exceptionally safe.
Consent for MRI Scan
A) Does the patient have any of the following?
- Cardiac Pacemaker
- Cerebral Aneurysm clio/ Neurostimulator
- Metal fragment in eyes
- Hearing Aids
- Any surgical / metallic implants in the body
- Any bullet / Gunshot or likewise any metal fragment in the body.
B) Whether the patients is pregnant?
C) Any history of Allergy / Reaction?
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SIEMENS SOMATOM SENSATION ULTRAFAST
MULTI DECTECTOR CARDIAC CT SCANNER
The SOMATOM Sensation 64 offers unprecendented image quality, delivering 194 slices per second which is the fastest & unmatched in the industry. Now, any examination is completed in a matter of seconds. And that includes non-invasive coronary artery evaluation.
Ultra High Resolution: Reveals even the finest details with ease.
Wider applications: From routine brain to whole body angiography
Increased patient comfort: Shorter scan time gives more comfort in scanning pediatric & aged sick patients
Safest scanner: Very low exposure to radiation - almost 66% less than other CT scanners.
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REAL TIME 3D/4 D ANOMALY SCAN
VOLUSON 730 EXPERT G.E. USA COLOUR DOPPLER
Due to excellent imaging capacity, 4D sonography is widely used as IInd Trimester Foetal anomaly detection scan’. This scan provides detailed information about all congenital abnormalities of internal organs & external parts of the fetus with no technical difficulties which are present with conventional ultrasound scans. Reliable foetal information provided by the 4D sonography has made this scan as an important diagnostic tool in treating complicated pregnancies. Other important indications for 4D sonography includes, Endometrial tumour/Polyp evaluation, Ovarian, uterine & cervical cancer detection, Infertility evaluation, colorectal malignancies evaluation etc.
COLOUR DOPPLER & SONOCT
HDI – 5000 with SONOCT – (PHILIPS – UK), YEAR 2004
Colour Doppler study
In comparison with other colour Doppler systems this system provides unparalleled Image quality with additional innovative applications like
SonoCT imaging: This feature provides Panaromic view which gives complete view of organ or lesion to be screened. Complete view of organ or lesion provides excellent detailing of various diseases.
Colour Power Angio Imaging:This feature is very exceptional feature of this system which emphasizes on small vessel imaging. Unlike conventional colour dopplers this feature provides Highly Sensitive Mode for small vessel visualization ultimately maximum details of pathology in these vessels can be obtained.
ROUTINE SONOGRAPHY DONE ON,
SONOGRAPHY UNIT- LOGIC PRO 200 & 100 – (G.E.- U.S.A), YEAR 2002
Ultrasonography has various clinical applications like ,
Abdominal Ultrasound for detection of Appendicitis, Renal & Gall bladder calculi, Pancreas/Liver/Kidney related pathologies.Ultrasound of gravid uterus is used for assessment of foetal biometry other information in pregnancy.
DIGITAL C.R. SYSTEM
Computerised Radiography system is used for taking digital X-Rays of extrimities, spine, chest, head etc. This advanced digital Imaging System provides high quality X-Ray images for high diagnostic value radiographs. Due to digital technology this system provides best images of moving parts of the body without loosing image quality.
Gendex Mamex Mammography System
System is used for assessment of various Neoplastic and inflammatory lesions of breast.X-RAY
Multipulse 32 KW High Frequency Generator Diagnox -4032 Useful for Radiography and Fluoroscopy application on - 500 mA with SFD image intensifier T.V facility. Following procedures are done in X-Ray department other than routine procedures-
- Barium Studies