DEPARTMENT OF RADIODIAGNOSIS
The Department of RADIOLOGY provides imaging services to the entire hospital with conventional radiological investigations, digital X-Ray, ultrasound, Doppler , spiral CT scan& MRI scan . It also provides diagnostic & therapeutic interventional services.
History of Radiology goes way back to 1960, started with PROF.DR.SWAMINATHAN as Head Of The Department.
Initially it was started with conventional x-ray alone.
Now the department is well equipped with :
Conventional X-ray units - 8
Mammography X-ray unit - 1
Digital x-ray - 1
2D ultrasound machine - 2
Colour Doppler ultrasound - 2
Single slice CT - 1
4 slice CT scan - 1
64 slice CT scan - 1
MRI – 1.5tesla-1
Recently PACS system was installed in August 2012.
11 DMRD Post graduates are joined every year.
Every year 2 CME’s are conducted by the MADURAI ALUMINI RADIOLOGICAL SOCIETY.
Ultrasound training is given to doctors from nearby PHCs throughout the year.
DRDT course was started in 2012
Every year 10 seats are allotted for DRDT courses
CRA course was started in 1960
Every year 10 seats are allotted for CRA courses
2 ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
7 DARK ROOM ASSISTANTS
5 X-RAY ATTENDERS
STATISTICAL DATA FOR THE YEAR 2011 – 2012:
X-RAY - 118216
USG - 23243
CT - 44006
MRI - 2883