CT scan

Karimnagar hospital gets new CT scanner

The facility would be thrown open to the public from September 1 and would function 12 hours a day. 

published on : 20th August 2021

Odisha: CT Scan machines defunct despite 13 repairs in six months, foul play alleged

The patients and their attendants did not have it easy when the machine in front of the Radiology department was functioning.

published on : 11th June 2021

Plea in Delhi HC seeks regulation of HRCT test price in national capital

The petition further said HRCT not only detects the presence of a virus in the lungs but also shows the severity of the infection.

published on : 21st May 2021

Warangal labs found to be overcharging Covid-19 pateints for CT scans

Government Chief Whip D Vinay Bhaskar, along with the District Task Force officials, paid a surprise visit to various private diagnostic centres in Hanamkonda on Tuesday.

published on : 19th May 2021

CT scans to cost just Rs 2,000 at Mahbubnagar labs

Excise Minister V Srinivas Goud also announced that 450 Remdesivir injections would be given to private hospitals, and required medical oxygen too would be made available. 

published on : 18th May 2021

One CT scan same as 400 X-rays, warns AIIMS

A single Computerized Tomography scan exposes a person to the same amount of radiation he or she would get from 300 to 400 X-rays.

published on : 4th May 2021

Mild COVID-19 patients don't need CT scan as it does more harm than good, says Centre

CT scans expose a person to radiation equivalent to 300-400 X-rays and raises the risk of cancer later in life, especially in younger people, said the AIIMS director at a Health Ministry briefing

published on : 3rd May 2021

TIMS and Chest Hospital lack CT scan equipment, docs turn to X-ray machines

In the absence of CT scan equipment, doctors are now using X-ray machines. “An X-ray only shows that the lung is affected.

published on : 1st May 2021

Government fixes rate of CT/HRCT scan at Rs 3,000

In a bid to make CT/HRCT scan affordable to the common man, the State government has fixed the maximum price at Rs 3,000.

published on : 26th April 2021

Ill-equipped hospital in Telangana's Jangoan doesn't serve as lifeline for road accident victims

If any accident victims with critical injuries rely on the district hospital for crucial medical care, their chances of survival are slim as the emergency department lacks even the basic facilities.

published on : 26th March 2021

Radiation safety in Kerala: Are we still in the red?

Imagine yourself as a patient with a complaint of left flank pain reporting to the casualty department of a busy hospital.

published on : 8th July 2019