department of Radiology came into existence in
early seventies. Initially equipped for conventional
radiology, presently it has developed into a full
fledged department of Radio-diagnosis with the
addition of latest imaging modalities.
The Diploma in Radio-diagnosis was started in 1978.
MD in Radio-diagnosis was introduced in 1983.
Initially one year Certificate
Course for Radiographers was started in 1979.
Since October 2003, three year BSc Degree Course in Medical Technology
(Radiology and Imaging) is being taught.
The first ultrasound machine was acquired on 20/03/1986.
the spiral CT was
added to the diagnostic armamentarium which
continued giving facilities to the patients
The facility for Mammography
is there since 08/03/2002.
The Color Doppler Machine started functioning in 08/04/2003.
The casualty section of the department is operational since 12/11/2003
with installation of 500mA X-Ray machine.
The distribution of work load in conventional
radiology resulted in relief to the patients
with their increasing number over the years.
IITV with 800mA X-Ray
machine was installed on 09/04/2005.
The 1.5 Tesla MRI machine is providing imaging facility to the
patients since 26th January,2006.
Another high end Color Doppler Machine is giving services since
A 1000 mA X-Ray machine was added in the casualty section in 20/04/2009.
An ultrasound machine was installed in the casualty section of
the department for strengthening the emergency
services on 17/12/2009.
among the equipment added is the state of
art 64slice MDCT on 29/08/2010.
colour doppler machines added on 4-07-2012.
X-Rays introduced, both in main radiology
section and casualty section from January
of DEXA-Scan (Bone-densitometry) is available
from January 2014.
- Digital Mammography
Machine with Tomosynthesis facility available
since 15th Dec. 2015.
- New Digital Radiography
system installed in casualty section in April
- CR system introduced
for portable digital X-rays.
- Two new Color Doppler
machines added in June 2016.
department is providing facilities for conventional
and contrast radiography including fluoroscopy
and imaging viz; ultrasonography, color Doppler,
mammography, MDCT & MRI scanning. Interventional
procedures being done include USG-guided FNAC,
aspiration, catheter drainage, percutaneous nephrostomy,PTBD,
PAIR procedure for hydatid cysts of liver. CT
guided procedures like FNAC and catheter drainage
are being done.