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Radiodiagnosis

Department of Radiodiagnosis

Department of Radio-diagnosis is functional since the inception of the institution Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute in the year 2008. We have a longstanding tradition of excellence in both clinical and educational activities.

The faculty comprises of full time radiologists with expertise in all subspecialties of Radiology committed to improve healthcare through excellence in image-based patient care, research and education.

The department is equipped with state of the art imaging modalities offering round the clock service.

The department also offers Post graduate MD (Radiodiagnosis) and BSc (Medical Imaging Technology) courses with enthusiastic conduction and overwhelming participation in various academic activities including Conferences, CME, Guest Lectures and Workshops.

FACILITIES

The department of Radiodiagnosis offers-

  • 1.5 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Multislice Computed Tomography
  • Ultrasonography
  • Colour Doppler
  • Digital Subtraction angiography (DSA)
  • Computed Mammography/ Breast Imaging
  • Computed Radiography
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Dental radiography
  • C-Arm Imaging

LIBRARY & MUSEUM

Apart from central library, modern collection of knowledge in the form of resource books, national and international journals on Radioanatomy, Radiophysics, Ultrasound, CT, MRI and various other topics are available for ready reference.

The department museum contains interesting cases from hospital database for students and faculty to follow their intellectual pursuits

PROGRAMMES OFFERED, TEACHING AND TRAINING

UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING

150 undergraduates are taught by trained faculty with the help of meticulously prepared presentations spanning about 20 hours of theory classes and 2 weeks of clinical activities as per the guidelines of the Medical Council of India.

In addition to regular classes, students are actively involved in seminars, camps, rallies, inter college poster competition and quiz competitions.

CRRI TRAINING

Interns have optional postings in the department for 15 days during which basics of Radiology are taught. Radiological anatomy is emphasized, knowledge about differing imaging modalities and hands on ultrasound training are given.

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

Department trains 5 Radiology postgraduates every year. They are involved in seminars, journal clubs, case presentations and group discussions. They are encouraged to conduct, interpret and diagnose cases from day 1 of residency training under guidance of faculties.

Daily lectures by residents moderated by department faculty are undertaken. Apart from theoretical knowledge, case based reporting and radiation safety is also taught.

FACULTY TRAINING

Faculty development activities are conducted from time to time to improve comfort and competence in skills relevant to teaching, administration and research responsibilities

DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES

The department caters to 100-150 Ultrasound scans, 150-200 radiographs, 20 -25 CT scans and 5-8 MRI scans on a daily basis and is functional 24x7.
CT guided/ Ultrasound guided procedures are also undertaken.
We offer the following imaging services for the patients referred to us. We also render the services for the patients referred from outside

  • X-Ray – Plain and Contrast
  • Mammography
  • Computed Radiography
  • Ultra Sonography including Doppler & 4D
  • CT Multi slice Spiral CT
  • MRI – 1.5 Tesla
  • Digital Subtraction Angiography.

The following radiological investigation is performed in the department

  • Barium Study
  • Barium Swallow.
  • Barium meal.
  • Barium follows through.
  • Small bowel enema.
  • Barium enema.
  • Hypotonic Duodenography.
  • Sinogram
  • Fistulogram
  • Loopogram
  • Cholangiography
  • Perioperative Cholangiography.
  • Post Operative (T-Tube) Cholangiography.
  • Percutaneous transhepatic Cholangiography.

Urinary Tract

  • Excretion Urography.
  • Percutaneous nephrostomy.
  • Retrograde Pyeloureterography.
  • Micturating cystourethrography.
  • Ascending urethrography.
  • Antegrade pyelography.
  • Nephrostogram

Reproductive System

  • Hysterosalpingography.

Venous System

  • Peripheral Venogram

Arterial System

  • Aortogram.
  • Arteriography of limbs.
  • Cerebral angiography.
  • Carotid angiography.
  • Renal angiography.

Salivary Glands

  • Sialography.

Ultrasound guided procedures

  • Aspiration of Abscess.
  • Pleural effusion tapping.
  • FNAC – USG guided.
  • Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous nephrostomy.
  • Pigtail drainage of Abscess.
  • USG guided traded biopsy.
  • Sonohyserosalphingography.

CT scan  guided procedures

  • Ct guided biopsy/FNAC

Radiodiagnosis Courses

The department offers Post graduate MD (Radiodiagnosis) and BSc (Medical Imaging Technology) courses with enthusiastic conduction and overwhelming participation in various academic activities including Conferences, CME, Guest Lectures and Workshops.

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

Department trains 5 Radiology postgraduates every year. Post graduates are trained in areas of X-rays, Ultrasound, CT, CECT and MRI. They are exposed to barium studies, hysterosalphingogram and mammogram. They are also exposed to interventional procedures like ultrasound guided ascitic fluid tapping, ultrasound guided pleural fluid tapping and ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration cytology of the breast. They are involved in seminars, journal clubs, case presentations and group discussions. They are encouraged to conduct, interpret and diagnose cases from day 1 of residency training under guidance of faculties. Daily lectures by residents moderated by department faculty are undertaken. Apart from theoretical knowledge, case based reporting and radiation safety is also taught.

B.Sc Medical Imaging Technology

Department trains 10 B.Sc Medical Imaging Technology candidates every year. B.Sc students are trained in areas of X-rays, Mammogram, Ultrasound, CT, MRI and Special procedures. They have participated in poster presentations, paper presentations and attended national and international conferences. They are academically trained by regular theory classes and seminars.

DEPARTMENT OF RADIODIAGNOSIS

List of articles Published in the Year 2014
  1. Harshavardhan B, Anadapadmanabhan J, HimaBindu T, Gurubharath I, Arul Yagappa, Subramanian V Transposition of IVC (Left sided IVC): EURORAD online publication-Year: 2014 DOI: 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE 11846 (Case report)
  2. Gurubharath I, Lakshmi Sudha Prasanna Karanam, Ramesh P Role of CT Imaging with Volume Reconstruction in Hemi Facial Hypertrophy: A Pediatric Case Report. Radiology Section DOI : 10.7860/JCDR/2014/5350.4523 Year : 2014 | Month : Jun | Volume : 8 | Issue : 6 Page : RD03 - RD04 (Case report)
List of Published articles in the year 2016
  1. Sakthivadivel, Gurubharath Ilangovan. Evaluation of cardiac abnormalities in HIV patients and its relation with who staging, duration of infection and opportunistic infections. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, Jan 2016; 4(1A):41-46. (Original Article) - INTERNATIONAL
  2. Tomek M, Jayajothi A, Brandner S, Jaunmuktane Z, Lee CH, Davagnanam I. Imaging features of spinal tanycytic ependymoma. Neuroradiol J. 2016 Feb;29(1):61-5. doi: 10.1177/1971400915621322. Epub 2016 Jan 11. PMID:26755489 (Original Article) - INTERNATIONAL
  3. Sunilkumar Jada, Karthika Jayakumar, Priyadarshini Soumyaranjan Sahu, Prabakaran, A Serological Study of Cysticercosis in Tribal population of Rural Kanchipuram. 10th Feb 2016; Journal of International research in Medical and Pharmaceutical sciences. 9(1): 1-6, 2016 (Original Article) - INTERNATIONAL
  4. Suresh Kumar, Gurubharath Ilangovan. General surgeons triaging head injury patients in accident and emergency in a teaching hospital of South India. JEMDS . J. Evolution Med Dent Sci/ eISSN – 2278-4802, pISSN-2278-4748/Vol 5/ Issue 20/ March 10, 2016 (Original Article) -NATIONAL
  5. Harshavardhan B, Anandapadmanabhan J, Himabindu T (2016, Apr 17). Intestinal Ascariasis, {Online}. URL: http://www.eurorad.org/case.php?id=13583 DOI: 1594/EURORAD/CASE.13583(Case report) - INTERNATIONAL
  6. Abdul Khader Farook, Gurubharath Ilangovan, Rajesh Ravi, Abubacker Sulaiman Farook, Praveen Kumar Magudeeswaran. (April 2016). Role of Multiplanar Recontruction Imaging and Three dimensional computed tomography imaging in diagnosing cranial and facial fractures. International Journal of Scientific Study, April 2016, Vol 4,  Issue 1. DOI: 10.17354/ijss/2016/224. (Original Article) - INTERNATIONAL
  7. Balaganesan H, Ilangovan G, Tirumalasetty H, Jayajothi A, Venkataraman S.Solitary choroid plexus lipoma evaluation by computed tomography with review of literature. IAIM, 2016; 3(5): 127-132. (May 2016). (Original Research Article) - INTERNATIONAL
  8. Anandapadmananbhan Jayajothi,  Gurubharath Ilangovan, Himabindu Tirumalasetty, Harshavardhan Balaganesan– Improving accuracy of ultrasonography in diagnosing acute appendicitis with an additional imaging technique to imaging protocol. J. App. Med. Sci. (SJAMS), 2016; 4(5A): 1467 - 1470 (Original Research Article) - INTERNATIONAL
List of articles Published in the year 2017
  1. Sneha Lalith, Karunya Lakshmi Gopalakrishnan, Gurubharath Ilangovan,Subramanian Venkataraman, Anandapadmanabhan Jayajothi. Rapunzel Syndrome – Case Report. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2017 Sep, Vol-11(9): TD01-TD02. DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/28593.10594(Case report) - INTERNATIONAL
List of articles Published in the year 2018
  1. Muthu Saravanan A, I. Gurubharath. Histopathological and radiological findings of desmoid tumor of abdominal cavity. IAIM, 2018; 5(10): 147-152. (Case report)
  2. Tarak Patel, Gurubharath I, Harshavardhan B. Radiological interpretation of a small cell neuroendocrine cancer of the lung. IAIM, 2018; 5(10): 157-162. (Case report)
  3. Krithika S, Gurubharath I, Harshavardhan B, Baary, Anandapadhmanaban. Radio-diagnosis of Herlyn Werner Wunderlich Syndrome a rare case of urogenital abnormality. IAIM, 2018; 5(10): 163-170. (Case report)
  4. Sanjay Ballari, Gurubharath I. Intracranial ruptured dermoid cyst presenting as dysarthria: A case report. IAIM, 2018; 5(10): 171-178(Case report)
List of articles Published in the year 2019
  1. Varwatte P, Ilangovan G, Balaganesan H, Baary H, Jayajothi A. Non-Enhanced CT Mimicking Contrast Enhanced CT-A Case Report on Polycythemia. Journal of Radiology Case Reports. 2019 Apr 12;13(4):10-6 (Case report)

RESEARCH

The Department of Radiology is actively engaged in both clinical and pre-clinical imaging research. Clinical research largely follows individual as well as divisional interests in strong collaboration with other departments.
The faculty members have published numerous scientific research papers in various accredited international and national journals of repute.
The residents are also encouraged to start research work early on and present papers and posters in conferences.
Current research projects span all Radiology Subspecialities from Neuroradiology to interventional and emergency radiology.