The department of Radiology on North West General Hospital, Peshawar is well-equipped to cater to a variety of Patients and their radiology procedures, Radiology department has been recently recognized by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan(CPSP) for post graduate training and well In Sha Allah start post graduate training from January, 2014.Round-the-clock services fulfills the needs of inpatients, outpatients and outside referrals by providing the best possible and modern diagnostic facilities in the main radiology unit. The department provides vital support services across the spectrum of clinical specialties, and as leaders we initiate and promote change. The Department of Radiology is licensed by Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA). Renewal of the license is linked with the Radiation Protection regulation compliance which PNRA checks and recognizes through their annual inspections.
Interventions are offered including, Hepatobiliary procedures, Urology Intervention, other non- vascular and Vascular Procedures. We offer alcohol injection and TACE to patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma, ultra sound guided FNA and core biopsies. CT guided core biopsies, percutaneous gastrostomy tubes, abdominal drainage catheters and dedicated breast biopsies. The spectrum of available facilities includes:
- Radiology: Digital, CR and DDR
- MRI: 0.35T open MR unit
- Mammography: CR (HOLOGIC SYSTEM)
- CT: TWO 16 slice CT scanner with 3D CT, CT angiography, CT guided biopsies and drainage procedure.
- Bone Densitometry (DEXA SCAN): We have a recently installed Hologic bone densitometer which assesses the bone strength and fracture risk.