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Body Imaging

Minimally invasive, image-guided biopsies, aspirations, and stent placements for optimum organ health.

Whole Body Imaging Services

At AMI, the body imaging department leverages the use of diagnostic and treatment support with state-of-the-art imaging modalities, advanced technology and expertise to provide a comprehensive diagnosis of gastrointestinal pathologies.

Body imaging subspecialists diagnose diseases of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis — jointly known as the body cavity. Our body imaging radiologists also perform a range of minimally invasive image-guided biopsies, aspirations, and stent placements which greatly help the consulting physician obtain a more definitive diagnosis.

The expert whole body imaging subspecialists offer a range of exams including:

  • CT and MRI for general oncologic imaging
  • CT and MRI for gallbladder and biliary system
  • CT and MRI for pancreas 
  • MRI for spleen
  • CT and MRI for kidneys 
  • MRI for urinary bladder 
  • Prostate screening and staging MRI on a state-of-the-art 3 Tesla scanner
  • MRIs for gynecological cancers — uterus, cervix, and ovaries
  • MRI for rectal cancer staging 
  • MR Enterography for inflammatory bowel disease
  • MRI for perianal fistula and abscess evaluation 
  • MRI evaluation for dynamic pelvic floor
  • Placental and fetal MRI

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Quality

Reporting standards followed as per guidelines from the American College of Radiology (ACR) & The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)

On-Time Reports

Reliable, and accurate reports with less turn-around time. 99% of the emergency reports are delivered in less than 1 hour.

24/7 Compliance

Internationally certified radiologists with Sub-specialty expertise are available 24×7 for 365 days a year.

FAQs

What does body imaging include?

 

Body imaging encompasses a broad range of radiological techniques used to visualize and assess internal organs, tissues, and structures within the human body. This specialised field of radiology includes modalities such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine imaging. Body imaging studies are performed to diagnose and evaluate a variety of medical conditions affecting different organ systems, including the chest, abdomen, pelvis, and musculoskeletal system. Body imaging can detect abnormalities such as tumors, inflammation, infections, trauma, and congenital anomalies, providing valuable information for treatment planning and management. It plays a crucial role in various medical specialties, including oncology, gastroenterology, urology, cardiology, and orthopedics, contributing to the comprehensive care and treatment of patients across a wide range of healthcare settings.

What is body imaging?

Body imaging refers to the use of various medical imaging techniques to visualize and evaluate the internal structures, organs, and tissues within the human body. These imaging modalities include X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine scans. Body imaging plays a crucial role in diagnosing a wide range of medical conditions, such as fractures, tumors, infections, and abnormalities, by providing detailed anatomical and sometimes functional information. It allows healthcare professionals to assess the size, shape, and function of organs and tissues, aiding in the diagnosis and management of diseases. Body imaging is utilized across various medical specialties, including radiology, oncology, cardiology, neurology, and orthopedics, to provide comprehensive insights into the health and well-being of patients.

How many aspects of body imaging are there?

Body imaging encompasses various aspects that focus on different organ systems, structures, and functionalities within the human body. While the specific aspects may vary depending on the context and purpose of the imaging study, some common aspects of body imaging include:

Anatomical Imaging: This aspect involves visualizing the anatomical structures of the body, including organs, bones, blood vessels, and soft tissues, to assess their morphology, size, and spatial relationships.

Functional Imaging: Functional imaging techniques aim to evaluate physiological processes or functional characteristics of tissues and organs. This may include assessing blood flow, metabolism, perfusion, and tissue viability to aid in the diagnosis and management of diseases.

Diagnostic Imaging: Diagnostic imaging focuses on detecting and diagnosing various medical conditions, such as tumors, fractures, infections, and abnormalities, through the interpretation of imaging studies.

Therapeutic Imaging: Therapeutic imaging involves guiding minimally invasive procedures or interventions, such as biopsies, ablations, and catheter-based treatments, using imaging techniques for precise targeting and monitoring.

Screening Imaging: Screening imaging aims to detect diseases at early stages or identify individuals at risk of developing certain conditions, often through population-based screening programs targeting specific diseases like cancer or cardiovascular disorders.

Interventional Imaging: Interventional imaging combines imaging guidance with therapeutic interventions to perform minimally invasive procedures, such as angioplasty, embolization, and drainage, to treat or alleviate various medical conditions.

These aspects of body imaging collectively contribute to the comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of diseases and abnormalities affecting different organ systems and structures within the body.

What is the whole body imaging technology?

Whole-body imaging technology encompasses advanced techniques that enable the comprehensive evaluation of the entire human body in a single imaging session. These modalities, such as total body CT scans, total body MRI, and PET-CT scans, provide detailed anatomical and functional information across multiple organ systems. Total body CT scans employ computed tomography to produce cross-sectional images from head to toe, aiding in the diagnosis and monitoring of various conditions. Similarly, total body MRI utilizes magnetic resonance imaging to offer detailed soft tissue contrast and is particularly beneficial for assessing musculoskeletal disorders and detecting tumors. PET-CT combines positron emission tomography with CT imaging to visualize metabolic activity alongside anatomical structures, enabling the detection and characterization of cancerous lesions and other diseases. Whole-body imaging technologies play a crucial role in research, preventive medicine, and the diagnosis and management of complex medical conditions by providing comprehensive insights into the body's health and function.

What is imaging used for?

Imaging techniques are employed across various fields of medicine to visualize internal structures, organs, and tissues within the human body for diagnostic, therapeutic, and monitoring purposes. These techniques include X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine imaging. Imaging is utilized to diagnose a multitude of medical conditions ranging from fractures and tumors to cardiovascular diseases and neurological disorders. It aids healthcare professionals in identifying abnormalities, guiding treatment decisions, monitoring treatment responses, and conducting minimally invasive procedures. Moreover, imaging plays a crucial role in preventive healthcare by enabling early detection of diseases, ultimately contributing to better patient outcomes and improved quality of life.

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