DIC Questions 2017-05-11T23:23:06+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

A noninvasive imaging technique that uses a strong magnetic field, radio waves and field gradients to form images of the body. Two highly advanced MRI machines of 1.5 (wide bore & 3 Tesla) magnet strength are operational in DIC.

MRI tests can be performed for almost any body part depending on the appropriate clinical need of the treating doctor.

A highly advanced X-ray based scanning system applicable for whole body imaging. Occasionally, an iodine based dye may be used to get further information.

A CT scan can be used to study blood vessels, bones, spinal cord and any organ in the body including the liver, pancreas, intestines, lungs, adrenal glands, heart and kidneys.

A noninvasive imaging technique that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of organs and body structures. There is no radiation involved in ultrasound.

DIC uses Diagnostic Grey Scale ultrasound for almost all body parts and Color Doppler Ultrasound for arteries & veins. An ultrasound is used to examine areas of concern with pain, swelling or infection.

A highly specialized digital X-ray machine which uses conventional X-ray tests with digital technology without any need for film.

OPG is used for X-ray examination of the jaws, bones and body parts.

A functional (Physiologic) testing of the blood flow to limbs to show if there are any issues with blood flow.

Used for the diagnosis & assessment of osteoporosis in areas of concern.

You need to bring a proper request for a specific test from your treating doctor. The request should be completed with necessary relevant details about your complaints, examination and laboratory tests.