About the Department

The Department of Radiology and Imaging Science, Sri Ramachandra University is well equipped containing several state of the art equipments, which includes several Color Dopplers, MDCT (Light Speed Ultra), 1.5T MRI, Biplane 3D Rotational DSA (Advantax LCN+), besides several plain X-ray units and SPECT. Post graduates have several routine teaching programmes including seminars, journal club, case discussions.  The department caters to radio diagnostic procedures, image guided interventions such as complex drainage and biopsy procedures.  The department is presently equipped with contemporary Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) which uses computers and networks for storage, retrieval, distribution and presentation of images hospital wide.

Faculty and postgraduates present scientific articles of interest and secured several credentials to the department.

Several senior faculties are called for conducting workshop, seminars and lectures as guest faculties within in the country and overseas.

Further, department also has technologist courses (Allied Health Sciences - B.Sc. & M.Sc.).  Department also conducts several conferences and CME programmes.

The contribution of the department includes 25 publications, 72 paper presentation, 18 Poster presentation, 175  guest lectures, 51 invited lectures, 60 prizes and Awards.

The departments has 117 library books and 75 Journals.

Department has been organizing the following conference periodically
RARE  –  Ramachandra Advanced Radiology Education
RAIN   –  Ramachandra Advanced Interventional Neuroradiology
RITE    –  Ramachandra Imaging Technology Education
RICE   –  Ramachandra Imaging Continuing Education

Innovation 
Prof.Roy santosham Invented PIGA (Precise Intelligent Guiding Arm) Patent No / Year US2008/0091191A1 April 17/2008 Needle positioning apparatus. United states patent obtained – Prof.Roy Santosham

Faculty Training Programme

  • Faculty development programme – HMI
  • Clinical Skills – Teaching Learning and Assessment
  • Regional, National & International Conferences
  • Monthly faculty meet
  • Monthly mortality audit meet
  • Clinical Society Meet
  • Physician Conference

Unique Procedures done in SRMC

  • Ethanol ablation of trigeminal ganglion in neuralgia
  • CT guided facet joint injection
  • Radio frequency ablation of tumors (HCC, RCC)
  • PAIR Procedure for hydatid cysts
  • Dental ultrasound
  • Elastography and contrast ultrasound
  • Pre-op embolization of vascular tumours
  • Ethanol ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma
  • MSK ultrasound and guided interventional procedures

Outreach Programme
Alwarpet
Thiruvanmiyur
Vylanaloor
Various multispeciality Camps

Teleconsultations & Telemedicine

  • Andaman & Nicobar
  • Amritha institute
  • Sri harikotta
  • Various institutions within the country
  • Tele-education
  • Pan African countries
  • Lectures in 50 countries