|::Departments : Clinical : Department of Radiology & Radiotherapy|
Radiologydepartment establishedat government hospital Salem in 1953. InitiallyX-ray unit installed in this hospital and x-ray servicedone to the patients.
Later Ultrasound service came to the radiology department .Nowas an average 130 to 140 cases of ultrasound done daily in our hospital. Xraymamogramis done regularly throughout the year
First single slice CT scan is started in this hospital in 1997. Then onwards all types of CT scan taken to the both IP and OP patients. Now replaced with 4 slices helical CT and scanning as an average90 to 100 cases per day
24 hours CT scan service (emergency cases) available in this department
CRA and DRA courses started in this department 2008.
DRDT courses started in 2011.
Doppler ultrasound and high frequency ultrasound facility started in our department in 2011. Now averagely 7 to 8 cases of Doppler done
In The year 2011 The Department of radio diagnosis shifted to the new super speciality building(PMSSY building) Here New high quality services established for the patients service.
1.5 Tesla MRI with higher software facilities started in 2011. It provides all newer imaging techniques and services to the patients. Averagely 17 to 18 cases (plain and contrast)of MRI daily done here
FIRST TIME in Tamilnadu Government medical college hospitals, 128 slice CT scan started in Department of Radio diagnosis, GMKMCH Salem in the year 2011.It provides all types of CT angiogram studies to the patients .
DOCTOR- TEACHING FACULTY
1. Two Assistant professors with MD qualification
2. Eight senior residents with Diploma qualification
Are available in Department
Eight Radiographers with diploma in radiographic techniques are available
Four Dark room assistants are posted in department of radiology
Academics at Department of Radio-diagnosis:
First CRA course was started in 2008
First DRA course was started in 2008
First DRDT Course started in 2011
Ultrasound training given to the e PHC medical officers, Government hospital asst surgeons and ESI hospital doctors throughout the calendar year
Basic Radio-diagnosis classes taken for the Pre-final, final year M.B, B.Sstudents and
Post graduate students (other departments) during their Radio-diagnosis posting.
Totally 6 fixed x-ray machines are available - utilised 4 for routine X-ray and 2 for special procedure
A) Routine x-ray
I.Fixed machines-For routine x-Ray
1.800mA with Digital radiography and PACS at PMSSY Radio-diagnosis section
2.500mA with computer Radiography and PACS at old casualty block
3.500mA for surgical ward cases at New surgical block
4.300mA for Accident & Emergency ward cases at New trauma block PMSSY
800mA with DIGITAL Radiography and PACS PMSSY
300mA with IITV (fluoroscopy)OP BLOCK ROOM 19
50mA mobile unit Room 17 60mA mobile unit room 17A
Facility utilised by about 180 to 200 (OP-80 / IP-110) patients per day as both inpatients and outpatients.
24 hour x-ray service available for emergency cases
II.Mobile x-rays machines 6 are available
1.150mA - Allengers- casualty
2.150mA - Allengers-AE ward
4.100mA- Philips- PACU
5. 60mA -Stallin- Room 17A
6. 50mA -Stallin- Room 17
above 6 machines are utilised for Bed side X-ray for the sick patients.
FIXED MACHINE –For special procedure
1.700mA with IITV at PMSSY Radio-diagnosis section
2.300mA with IITV (Fluoroscopy) at OPD block
Following procedures are done
Barium swallow,Barium meal follow through
Barium Enema,Distal Loopogram
T tube chalangiography
- Average 5 special procedure are done per day
Fixed x-ray machines
1. 800mA with DIGITAL Radiography and PACS PMSSY
2. Fixed X-ray machine 700mA with IITV for special procedure -PMSSY
3.500mA with Computer Radiography and PACS old casualty
4.300mA x-ray AE WARD PMSSY
5. 300mA with IITV (fluoroscopy)OP BLOCK ROOM 19
6.500mA x-ray machine at New surgical Block with separate dark room
I B)MOBILE MACHINES
1.150mA mobile UNIT ALLENGERS - CASUALTY
2.150mA mobile UNIT ALLENGERS AE WARD PMSSY
I B) Mobile x-ray machine
3.100mA Mobile Philips x-Ray machine -NICU
4.100mA Mobile Philips x-Ray machine-PACU
I B ) Mobile x-ray machine
5.50mA mobile unit Room 17 6. 60mA mobile unit room 17A
6 Ultrasound machines are available in Department of Radio-diagnosis
In that 5 USG machines utilized for routine scan and 1USG with Doppler for USG and Doppler
1. EsoateMylab 40
3.Mastero -Two machines
4.Sonoray DS 50 - Two machines
As an average of outpatients 70 and inpatients 60, totally near about130 to 140patients are utilizing USG services.
USG is done for all ANTENATAL cases daily.
Call Duty Ultrasound For emergency cases done
High frequency Ultrasound (like Breast, Scrotum, Neck, cranium , Hip) also done to the OP and IP patients,
Master Health Check-Up
As a part of master health check-up, X-rays and USG is done daily for all the patients.
1.Logiq C2 USG
3.USG L&T selectra
6 .ESOATE MYLAB 40 USG WITH DOPPLER
Daily 7 to 8patients are utilizing Doppler facility as both IP and OP
Renal Doppler,Carotid Doppler,Portal Doppler, Antenatal Doppler,Doppler exam of upper and lower limb vessels and various other procedures are done daily.
III) CT SCANS
III-A)CT SCAN : 4slice helical CT
All type of CT scan studies done here daily for OP (30) and IP (65)patients
Emergency CT scan is done 24 hrs a day for all emergency cases
In total we are doing CT scan for about 90 to 110 cases per day.
- 4 SLICE HELICAL CT PMSSY
III –B) 128 SLICE CT SCAN (CT ANGIOGRAM):
We do all CTangiogram includingCoronary Angiogram, Carotid & Cerebral Angiogram, Renal angiogram Peripheral Angiogram, pulmonary angiogram and abdominal angiogram.
3D , MPR reconstruction images , Faster acquisition , 0.1 mm slice thickness
IV) 1.5 TESLA MRI:
All types of MRI studies and Contrast MRI studies done here .Many newer sequences and imaging technigues
(Like MRspectroscopy, MR perfusion, Cardiac MRI, Non contrast MRA, Susceptiblity weighted images, Breast MRI, DWI with Back round suppression) available here.
Daily 20-22 cases of MRI done here
Mammogram is done daily for all benign and malignant lesions. It is very useful imaging service for detection and screening of carcinoma breast,
VI) INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES:
- Ultrasound guided biopsies
- Ultrasound guided aspiration
- Ultra sound guided Thyroid and Breast FNAC
| DEPARTMENT OF RD GMKMCH
| 2012 -2016
|| CT SCAN
AVERAGE YEARLY CENUS 2014
|Plain X –Rays
|128 SLICE CTANGIOGRAM
|X ray Contrast investigations
AVERAGE DAILY CENSUS:
||AVERAGE CASES PER DAY
||AVERAGE CASES PER MONTH
||15 TO 25
|ULTRASOUND WITH COLOR
RADIATION PROTECTIVE MEASURES
Full time RSO (Radiation supervising Officer) cum Physicist posted in Radio-diagnosis department. He is taking care of Machine, Staff and Patient Radiation safety
Thermo lucent Dosimeter -TLD badges available to all staff.
Protective measures is available as per BARC specification
Lead protective screens, Lead apron, Thyroid and Gonadal Guards, Lead goggles, gloves are available
This department conducts Paramedical course DRDT
Hand on Ultrasound training given to the PHC medical officers, Government hospital
asst surgeons and ESI hospital doctors throughout the calendar year
Basic Radio-diagnosis classes taken for the Pre-final, final year M.B., B.S students and
Post graduate students (other departments) during their Radio-diagnosis posting.
Prize exam for Pre-final and final year M.B., B.S students conducted in Department of
Radio-diagnosis every year
Paramedical course: D.R.D.T
||8 per Year
More than 50 % marks should be obtained in the Higher secondary exam ( Maths , science group) for DRDT course
COURSE DURATION :
|| 2 Years
Selection of students for admission to DRDT course is
Affiliated University:The Tamil Nadu DR. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai.
- Based on the marksobtained in the Higher secondary examination Who have got more than 50% marks
- Basic operations of X-ray, CT, MRI, US
- Basic physics of XRay, Ultrasound , CT , MRI
- Contrast investigations -Setting protocols for methods of selecting cases, performing the procedure, Statistical correlation, Maintenance of Records, Collection of cases for Case Records and Post procedural care
- Basics of Ultrasound, Doppler, Interventional Ultrasound ,
- Basics of CT, CTAngiography
- Basics of Anesthesia, Sterility & drugs used in Radiology Department, Barium, Ionic & Non-ionic contrast medium, Gadolinium, Atropine, Local anesthetics IV analgesics, Vasodilator, Thrombolytic drugs, Drugs used in Resuscitation, H1 and H2 blockers
- MRI -Basics of MRI, Equipment handling ,
- Student assessment - theory examinations every fortnight
- Radiographic positioning
- Hands on training for all type of CT and MRI studies
- CT and MRI filming
- 3D,MPR reconstruction images , Post processing
- Dark room techniques
- Setting protocols for investigation of the case
- Follow-up and post procedure care in the respective ward from which the patients are sent.
- Familiarity with contrast media, Contrast reactions, catheters, biopsy instruments.
- Operational application of CT, MRI, Doppler and advanced applications.
- Training also given to students in CT and MRI Technology
- Practical training in cyclical fashion - like Barium Studies, IVP, .
12:15 pm to 01:15 pm
THEORY CLASSES FOR DRDT Students
||Record note maintained by the DRDT Students
FRIDAY (12 to 1 PM) -Monitoring of the Project work done by DRDT Students
Monthly Theory Exam
Half yearly Clinical Exam
âCMHIS (CHIEF MINISTER HEALTH INSURANSE SCHEME BENEFICIARIES DETAIL)
- Half yearly clinical exam for DRDT students
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|2016 TILL SEP
MRI /CT scan are taken with free of cost in CMHIS for OP as well as IP