At the department of Radiology in Private Gaziosmanpasa Hospital, our basic principle is to help the most accurate diagnosis to be put by providing imaging service at the highest quality.
Our team consisting of trained and specialist persons provide service at the same quality for 24 hours of the day.
Imaging Devices of Radiology Department:
- 1.5 Tesla MR (76*18)
- 64 Slice Computerized Tomography
- Digital Angiography (DSA)
- Bone Densitometry
- Ultrasonography and Doppler ultrasonography
Color Doppler Ultrasonography
Other technology, in which diagnostic radiology is used, is based on the use of high frequency sound waves. With this method, vessels in the whole body are assessed with the color and Doppler ultrasound technique. Ultrasonography is used with safety in the follow-up of pregnancy and infant development for a long time.
X-ray is a method of the first imaging used for all bone structures and lung. In addition, it is used in imaging of all digestive systems such as esophagus, stomach, small bowel and large bowel in imaging of urinary tracts and functions of kidney by using some contrast agents.
At our department of x-ray working with digital system, both less radiation is given to patients and also higher quality images are obtained and may also be stored when required. All contrast-enhanced and unenhanced investigations are able to be made.
Some studies performed in our digital x-ray unit:
- Intravenous Urography
- Vcug (voiding cystourethrography)
(HSG): Infertility (infertility) evaluation is an important observation.
Magnetic Resonance (MR)
It is an examination method benefiting from magnetic field strength and not including X-ray as MR physical principle. Because of this feature, it can be used in infants and pregnant women. It is the primary diagnostic method of bone lesions and soft tissue tumors in central nervous system examinations due to radiological diagnosis method, whose MR soft tissue contrast resolution power is the highest. In addition to our standard shootings in our center;
- Regional MR angiography
- Long segment from aorta to the foot
MR Angiography (with moving table technique)
- Cranial and abdominal diffusion imaging
- MRCP, MR myelography, MR sialography, MR
- Kinematic studies
- Whole body metastasis scan
- Cardiac MRI
Breast cancer is one of the most common causes of death from cancer among women. Therefore, early diagnosis and treatment is lifesaving. The most important methods used in the early diagnosis of breast cancer are mammography. Mammography is made at regular intervals with doctor's recommendation to the women over 40 years of age. The importance of regular monitoring is determination of change in breast tissue by comparing with previous examinations. In our clinic, mammographic examination is made with PHILIPS 400 device.
64-Slice Computerized Tomography
Computerized tomography has opened new horizons in the imaging by saving significant improvements with the introduction multidetector technology. The most important of these; is to obtain images of high diagnostic feature as soon as possible.
With this method, organs such as heart can be analyzed non-invasively. Multidetector BT and coronary angiography are able to be made in about 10 seconds, which is only a breath holding time and without any interference, catheter. It is an easier and quicker method according to conventional angiography and it remove the necessity to stay in the hospital after the test. This method can be made for the purpose of control for persons especially at risk group.
Other investigations performed with multidetector BT:
- Calcium Scoring; The arteriosclerosis degree can be determined by measuring the accumulation of calcium in coronary arteries supplying the heart.
- BT Angiography; it is imaging of vessels made without any preliminary preparation and during single breath holding of any part of body desired without the need for catheter use.
- Virtual Colonoscopy; is to obtain colonoscopy images by forming three-dimensional images in computer environment after normal abdominal tomography shooting in the virtual colonoscopy when inside of intestines are examined through a tube in standard colonoscopy.
- Virtual Bronchoscopy; is formation of three dimensional bronchoscopy images in the environment of computer from data obtained after shooting of lungs with BT without need of the use of general anesthesia.
- Lung Care; is a volumetric examination type used in determination whether they show change in the size of suspicious nodules from lung areas within time or not.
Angiography in 10 seconds has opened new horizons in the imaging of multidetector technology by saving important developments with the introduction of multidetector technology. The most important of these; is to obtain images of high diagnostic feature as soon as possible. Organs such as the heart can be analyzed with this method of non-invasively.
Without the need for catheter use with multidetector BT, it is process made without any preparation and during single breath holding of any part desired of a body and process of imaging vessels.
According to classical based angiography, it is easier and quicker method, it removes the necessity to stay in the hospital after the test. This method can be made especially for persons at the risk group for the purpose of control.
Other examinations made with Multidetector BT:
Calcium Scoring: The arteriosclerosis degree can be determined by measuring the accumulation of calcium in coronary arteries supplying the heart.
Virtual Colonoscopy: is to obtain colonoscopy images by forming three-dimensional images in computer environment after normal abdominal tomography shooting in the virtual colonoscopy.
Virtual Bronchoscopy: is formation of three dimensional bronchoscopic images in the environment of computer from data obtained after shooting of lungs with BT without need of the use of general anesthesia.
Lung Care: is a volumetric examination type used in determination whether they show change in the size of suspicious nodules from lung areas within time or not.
It has wide range of uses such as Intracranial hemorrhage, herniated disc and all types of tumors.
It is imaging of a section of the body as sectional. MR device consists of a giant magnet. Radio frequency (RF) waves are given to the desired area, which is wanted to be displayed, received response is converted to the image in computer by being collected through antenna.
MR does not include radiation, unlike other diagnostic methods. This inspection is made according to the principle of formation of imaging based on the interaction of radio frequency (RF) waves with protons in the body.
During the examination the patient is admitted to the apparatus and the table is advanced to the tunnel where the giant magnet is. Shooting time varies according to the process to be made.
Bone Density Measurement (Densitometry)
It is the measurement of bone density with a special device. In particular, it is used in determination of the amount of osteoporosis.
It is to obtain X-ray images of the body in the TV screen. The progress of the drug which helps to display the movement of organs and body cavities can be monitored and evaluated with this method. According to conventional scope, the superiority of digital fluoroscopy, the image quality is much higher. Gastrointestinal films are used in shooting of uterus films (HSG).
Digital Direct X-ray
It is taking image directly of a part of a body on an x-ray without being subjected to any process.Lung, sinus, waist, back, hands and feet films etc.
It is shooting of films of breasts with special devices. It has an important role in early diagnosis of cancer.
Color Doppler Ultrasonography
It is imaging of body blood circulation without the need to give medication intravenously. It is used in diagnosis of some diseases according to the properties of the amount of blood circulation and direction changes and in addition circulation features.
It is an imaging method in which harmful rays are not used and which is applied easily, repeated as often as desired and works with principle of sound waves. Examination of the size of the abdominal organs and internal structure is often used to examine the baby in the womb.
Peripheral Angioma And Interventional Radiology
Interventional radiology is a rapidly advancing discipline of medicine.
The advantages of interventional radiology:
Many operations do not require patient hospitalization or require very short time hospitalization, does not require general anesthesia, pain, treatment-related risk and recovery time is significantly less than surgery, procedures are usually less expensive by surgical.
Interventional Radiologic Procedures
Angiography: Examination of the arteries or veins with the X-ray. Imaging of veins by giving contrast agent after venipuncture.
Balloon angioplasty and stent: Opening of blocked or narrowed veins, with balloon catheter or stent advancing in vein.
Biliary drainage and stent: Ensuring the flow of bile into the intestine by opening the blocked bile ducts by using stent.
Embolization: Aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation or obstruction of bleeding.
Chemoembolization: Administiring medicine intravenously into the cancer cells.
Central Venous Catheter: Inserting plastic catheter into the vein with the purpose of intravenous feeding, dialysis or administering medicine.
Biopsy: Percutaneous sampling of organs for diagnostic purposes.
Radiofrequency ablation: The use of radiofrequency energy for the killing of cancer cells..
Thrombolysis: Opening of occluded vessel by giving clot dissolver medicine.
Transjugular intrahepatic porta-systemic shunt: It is a process for the reduction of portal hypertension and its serious adverse effects in liver failure.