HOD Radiology, Senior Consultant
Experience: 30 years
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Radiology is a medical speciality that uses medical imaging technology to diagnose and treat diseases accurately. Diagnostic and interventional radiology are two subspecialties of radiology, and radiologists are doctors who specialize in this field.
Medical imaging and radiography are crucial components of current diagnostic services. The Medicover Hospitals offers Radiology and Imaging facilities with a combination of advanced radio-imaging facilities, qualified radiologists, and technicians to provide a holistic assessment of suspected diseases or anomalies and to make a correct diagnosis of the condition.
We consist of the best radiologists in Hyderabad, super-speciality doctors, technicians, and paramedical staff at Medicover Hospitals who are skilled and have many years of experience in their respective fields. Our goal is to offer immediate and early detection, diagnosis and guidance to personalized patient care for the disease.
We comprise an expert medical team and state-of-the-art radiology and imaging diagnostics facilities such as 160 Slice CT Scan, 3-Tesla MRI, IVUS - Intravascular ultrasound, digital X-ray (roentgenography), 3D mammography, myelography and fluoroscopy. The Medicover Institute of Radiology & Imaging medical professionals conduct a thorough health assessment to develop a personalized treatment plan and multidisciplinary approach for the therapy.
Radiologists are medical specialists that specialize in functional medical imaging (radiology tests) such as Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), X-rays, Computed tomography (CT scan), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET), and Ultrasound test to diagnose and treat injuries and diseases.
IR (Interventional radiology)is a subspecialty of radiology. Interventional radiologists not only examine medical scan images but also do minimally invasive surgical procedures through small incisions in the body to reach the origin of a medical problem and deliver targeted treatments.
A CT scan can detect the following conditions-
You must see a radiologist when your primary care physician needs a diagnostic imaging test. Your doctor may require further information to diagnose or rule out certain diseases. It can also be used to track the progression of a disease that has already been diagnosed.