Utilizing products of advanced technology, Radiology departments of Avenue Healthcare are capable of performing all diagnostic and invasive radiologic procedures.
Diagnostic and Examination Services:
Radiologists of Avenue Hospital Parklands have broad experience and knowledge to perform diagnostic procedures such as general radiology, computerized tomography ( Ct Scan ), mammography, panoramic x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging ( MRI), ultrasonography,
Doppler ultrasonography and angiography; as well as invasive therapeutic procedures. Patients remain under Radiologist supervision throughout all diagnostic and treatment procedures.
Our radiology department has the technological infrastructure to perform "telemedicine" applications. "Telemedicine" applications enable transferring digital images among medical centers in different countries via the internet; allowing information exchange and consultation among physicians.
We perform the full range of conventional imaging studies of all organs and systems in the human body. Conventional radiography is the most widely applied imaging method. It is fast and easy to implement. It is used as the very first diagnostic tool for a wide range of diseases – inflammatory ones, traumas, tumors and the like. X-ray roentgenography is yet another method of conventional X-ray examination where the image is obtained on a diagnostic monitor in real time. This type of assay is used for refining the pathological processes in various projections, as well as for examining the cavities and the moving organs. All images are obtained under the direct supervision of a physician-radiologist. Common usage of X-rays
X-rays are used in the medical diagnostic imaging to visualize the various parts of the body. This is a valuable tool for diagnosis and monitoring of many diseases such as arthritis, degenerative spine diseases, pneumonia, bronchitis and even cancer. By means of different techniques, Avenue Hospital Parklands uses X-rays to help your doctor properly diagnose and treat a wide variety of diseases. With the use of digital X-ray equipment, the examination takes only a few minutes.
Computed tomography scan is a painless examination that provides the doctor to look at organs
and structures that can not be visualized using the conventional X-ray methods. The scanner
receives image data received from different angles around the body, and after the computer
processing of the data it shows the cross-section of body tissues and organs.
Avenue Hospital Parklands Imaging Diagnostics Department has one of its kind in Philips 1.5 Tesla Digital MRI device allowing the production of images with higher resolution at significantly shortened period of the study.
What is MRI?
MRI stands for magnetic resonance imaging. It is an advanced technology that uses a large magnet and radio waves thus providing for your doctor information about the state of the brain, spine, internal organs, blood vessels, muscles, joints, etc. without the use of x-rays, pain or surgery. MRI can provide for your doctor the possibility of early detection of diseases or injuries so that proper treatment can be initiated as soon as possible. The MRI study is very safe and there are no harmful effects known of. It is important to know that MRI does not expose the patient to radiation and is completely painless. Why should a patient undergo a MRI test?
The MRI provides highly detailed images of the body that can not be obtained by other imaging tests. The MRI can provide early detection of a very wide variety of conditions, so that the treatment can be more effective. The excellent quality of the magnetic resonance images can provide the best possible information if surgery is required. In case there are abnormalities, the MRI can show their location, size and span.
How long will the scanning take?
It usually takes between 15 and 40 minutes. If your doctor has recommended scan of more than one area of study the durating will be longer.