DEPARTMENT OF RADIODIAGNOSIS
About the Department:
Radio diagnosis is the well known field of medicine which evolved after the discovery of X-Rays in 1895. Department of Radio diagnosis was started in Government Villupuram Medical College & Hospitals as a super-specialty department to help the rural population for the early diagnosis and treatment from March 2010.
Professor - 1
Associate Professor - 1
Assistant Professor - 1
Senior Resident - 5
CXRT - 1
Radiographers - 10
Dark Room Assistants - 6
X-ray Assistant - 1
: Conventional x-ray: 9 units
: Fluoroscopy with IITV : 1 unit
: Digital x- ray : 1 unit, installed , waiting for quality assurance .
USG : 2 units
CT SCAN : 1 unit,
MRI SCAN : 1 unit
SERVICE PROVIDED PER ANNUM:
XRAY :10,000 to 11,000 MLC / 40,000 to 42,000 NON MLC x-rays are taken .Age estimation by radiological examination for MLC cases 350 to 360 cases per year
USG :42,000 TO 43000 USG cases including non vascular intervention .
CT SCAN : 12,000-15,000 cases including contrast
MRI SCAN : 600-700 cases including contrast
Department of Radio diagnosis helps in implementing Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme.