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The Department of Radiodiagnosis at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences was started in the year 1956 under the leadership of Dr N.G. Gadedkar.
Following eminent professors have headed the department so far
The Department of Radiodiagnosis has state of art diagnostic, interventional and research facilities. These facilities are available at the Department of Radiodiagnosis in the Main hospital and at Radiodiagnosis sections at the Dr B.R Ambedkar Institute Rotary Cancer hospital, Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for ophthalmology, and at Jai Prakash Narayan Apex trauma Centre. The department runs three year post-graduate program (MD); three Fellowship courses (in GI radiology, Thoracic radiology & Pediatric radiology) of one year each and a three year B.Sc (Hons.) MTR (Medical Technology in Radiography) course in radiography.
The department has the following strength of staff-
The Department of Radiology's is equipped with ‘state of the art’ equipments and includes the following:
RADIODIAGNOSIS- MAIN DEPARTMENT
Computed Tomography (CT): Multi Slice CT : Three
One 256 slice dual source Dual Energy Scanner, one 128 slice CT scanner, one 256 slice single
source dual energy CT is in the process of installation
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): One 1.5 T MR Scanner
Beside these there are two 3T scanners and one 1.5 T MR Scanner in the Department of NMR which are also accessible to Department of Radiodiagnosis on a sharing basis
Diagnostic Radiography: Nine flat panel Digital Radiography units
Mammography: One flat panel high end 3D Digital mammography with Tomosynthesis
One prone table breast biopsy unit
Ultrasound: Twenty high end ultrasound colour Doppler machines (with few having capability for shear wave elastography and Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound)
Fluoroscopy units: Four units :
Two digital flat panel radiography cum fluoroscopy units, one flat panel over couch fluoroscopy unit and one under couch fluoroscopy unit under installation
C arm fluoroscopy:oneflat panel unit
Digital Subtraction Angiography: Two high end Flat panel Digital Subtraction Angiography units
Radiofrequency Ablation (Bipolar) unit : one
Laser Ablation unit : one
Portable Radiography units : 14 (of which 8 are flat panel digital radiography units, 2 are digital with in-built CR system and 4 are conventional portable radiography units.
The department is equipped with PACS and RIS which networks all the imaging modalities for a smooth workflow. Two film digitizers are installed in the department.
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