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                                              Magnetic Resonance Imaging  (MRI) is a   structures in the body than can be seen
                                              non-invasive test that is based on apply-  with a X-ray, Ultrasound, or Computed
                                              ing a strong magnetic field and radio   Tomography (CT) scan. Shalamar
                                              wave pulses over a patient's body.  The   Radiology Centre is equipped with
                                              data thus acquired is processed in high   Philips Multiva 1.5  Tesla  MRI scan
                                              end computer to get images of structures   machine, which is unique due to its
                                              inside the body.  In many cases, MRI    latest applications.
                                              gives more detailed information about

                                             Facility of 64 Sliced Seimens CT Scan-   functional disorder of a specific part of
                                             ner is available.This scan is mostly     the body.  This facility with affordable
                                             performed in case of head injury, tumor,   price is available 24/7 at Shalamar    Hos-
                                             stroke, bone fracture or to diagnose     pital.

                                              Shalamar Hospital provides  facility of   ing the abdominal aorta and its major
                                              Digital X-ray and all type of Ultrasound   branches, liver, gallbladder, spleen,
                                              techniques in the Radiology Department   pancreas, kidneys, bladder, thyroid and
                                              24/7.  These  facilities  include  the  ultra-  parathyroid glands, brain,hips and spine
                                              sound of heart and blood vessels, includ-  in infants etc.

                                             Mammography and Fluoroscopy
                                             Mammography is first line investigation   Fluoroscopy is also available in this new
                                             for lesions of breast. It is primarily   setup for Orthopedics, General Surgery,
                                             advised for breast cancer screening and   Gastroenterology and Urology proce-
                                             diagnosis, specially in female of age 40   dures.
                                             year and above. actually it is a sophisti-
                                             cated and sensitive X-Ray of breast.
                                             Shalamar Hospital has introduced this
                                             facility in the new radiology department.

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