The following diagnostic services are available under various departments:
Requests may be addressed to Head of the Division / Consultant Pathologists. Samples already processed as slides and paraffin blocks are accepted in Room No: A102 (Room No.2, Pathology Division), on all working days, between 9 AM and 4 PM. The material should be submitted personally and reports should be collected from the Division of Pathology. Patients should bring the bill for collecting the report. The report will neither be sent by post nor be communicated over telephone.
The following details are essential:
Specimens are not accepted as such without initial pathology report from outside hospitals/laboratories.
State-of-the-art imaging facilities are available at RCC for the accurate diagnosis and intervention for cancer patients.
|Digital Radiography System (DR X-ray unit)
Computerised Radiography system (CR)
Plain & contrast X rays (Special Investigations)
|256 slice Dual source CT scan including CT angiography, interventional procedures when needed, sedation by an Anesthesiologist
|Full field Digital Mammography, Prone table biopsy, Stereotactic biopsy
Wire localisation etc.
|3-Tesla MRI with breast biopsy facility. Anaesthesia can be given, if needed.
|High end Ultrasonography with colour Doppler
||PACS system for filmless transfer of images to the clinician
|Radio Frequency Ablation facility, DEXA scan for assessing bone density.
The Facility utilises very small amounts of radioactive materials (radiopharmaceuticals) to provide doctors with details about both structure and function of diseased organs.
Gallium-68 scan DOTATATE scan for neuroendocrine tumours
PSMA scan for prostate cancer
MDP bone scan
131-I scan for thyroid
99mTcO4 scan for thyroid
DMSA for renal scan
DMSA(V) scan for medullary Ca thyroid
|Sestamibi scan for tumor imaging, parathyroid imaging & cardiac imaging
RBC labelled blood pool imaging
The division has the state-of-the-art facilities like BacT/Alert automated blood culture system, VITEK 2 automated identification and sensitivity system, VIDAS enzyme linked fluorescent assay, GeneXpert Cartridge Based Nucleic acid Amplification Test (CBNAAT) automated PCR system, BIOFIRE Filmarray Infectious Syndromic Panel testing system, BIORAD- Real Time PCR, VITEK MS Prime - MALDITOF automated identification system and fluorescent microscope for detection of AFB and fungal elements in specimens which constitutes a major technological improvement with a positive impact on the workflow of the laboratory and turnaround time of specimens. The division is also a Designated Microscopy Centre for detection of tuberculosis under the National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme (NTEP). The technologists and staff of the department are trained to work independently, to ensure smooth functioning and compliance with the quality systems. The division also supports infection control activities of the institution.Services offered:
Blood Gas Analysis