The Department of Radiology at Hayat Hospital offers complete spectrum of diagnostic radiology services. It is one of the few centres in Guwahati with specialist Radiology consultants. The consultants in the department are focussed in various super specialities.
The Radiology Department at Hayat Hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art equipments such as Philips MX 16 slice CT, Siemens Magnetom Essenza1.5 Tesla MRI, 300 mA X-ray, state-of the-art ultrasound machines.
Radiology Department at Hayat Hospital is equipped with 16 slice Core CT scan machine. It offers low radiation, high-quality images and the ability to personalize the reports from patient to patient. Some of the indications where CT scan is required are
• Internal Injury
• Suspected Tumour and Abscesses
• Muscle and Bone Disorder
• CT Angiographies and so on...
Apart from these, the CT Scan is also used for monitoring growth of diseases and effectiveness of treatment in diseases such as cancer.
An ultrasound machine uses high frequency sound waves to make still and moving pictures of the organ under scan. The sound waves emitted from the ultrasound machine passes through the soft tissues and fluids but bounces back on hitting a harder surface. Ultrasound is used for monitoring the development of a foetus as it does not have any radiations involved. Hayat Hospital uses state-of-the-art ultrasound machines, with most experienced sonographers in the area. Ultrasound can be diagnostic or therapeutic in nature or can be used for guidance in biopsies.
MRI produces a detailed picture of internal organs of a patient's body using a powerful magnetic field and radio waves. One of major benefits of an MRI scan is that - it does not use ionizing radiations. Radiology department at Hayat Hospital is equipped with top of the line 1.5 Tesla Siemens-Essenza MRI machine. The top end machine is capable of screening to produce detailed pictures of organs, soft tissues, bone and virtually all other internal body structures.
Some of the indications where MRI is required are:
• Brain Tumours, Aneurysm and Bleeding in brain caused by Stroke
• To Detect Damages in Lungs and Heart
• To Study Blood Flow in the Vessels called as Magnetic Resonance Angiogram
• Soft Tissue Organs such as Liver, Gallbladder, Pancreas, Kidneys, Bladder, Uterus, Ovaries and Prostate
• Apart from these, MRI can also be done for Bones, Joints and Spine