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Services / Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging

Get assurance with advanced equipment and trained specialists

Every day physicians refer their patients to us in anticipation of high-quality medical imaging, radiology procedures and diagnoses – all of which are critical in determining the care and treatment their patients will receive.

Aiding them and you, would be our use of only the most advanced imaging equipment, led by our specialised physicians and highly-trained, patient-focused associates.

Meticulous diagnoses to ensure accurate treatments

A comprehensive diagnosis of the condition you may be suffering from is the crucial first step to ensure that you’re on your way to receive the optimum medical treatments from our specialists. We offer a varied range of radiographic services such as:

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

This is a cutting-edge diagnostic study that utilises a strong magnetic field and radio waves to produce very sharp images of your entire body.

The scans typically take 20 – 60 minutes per examination. Our Philips Ingenia 1.5T Omega with the big bore concept lets you undergo the scanning procedure with comfort.

For added assurance, we also have MRI-safe HDTV and audio entertainment sets to keep you relaxed during the scan.

Studies performed:

  • Brain
  • Spine (cervical, thoracic and lumbar)
  • Abdomen/Pelvis
  • Knees
  • Breasts
  • Shoulders
  • Forearms
  • Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)
  • Toes, ankles and feet
  • Legs
  • Hands/Fingers
  • Wrists/Elbows
  • Colon and rectal study
  • MR angiography
  • MR apectrography

For MRI examination:

The devices/conditions below are prohibited. If you have any doubts or questions, be sure to consult our physician or MRI staff.

  • Pacemakers
  • Artificial heart valves
  • Neuro-stimulators
  • Metallic clips used in brain surgery
  • Implanted hearing aids
  • Metal implants
  • Metal fragments in your eyes
  • Intra-uterine contraceptive devices
  • Claustrophobia

Computed Tomographic scanning (CT Scan)

This is a quick and painless diagnostic examination that combines the use of x-rays and super computers. CT scans allow the radiologist to see the position, nature and extent of many different diseases or abnormalities inside your body using 3D visualisation.

Our centre uses the compact and user-friendly Siemens SOMATOM Perspective 128-slice CT scanners, capable of generating data and details quickly and accurately.

Services offered:

  • Head/Brain
  • Temporal bones
  • Sinuses
  • Head/Soft tissue orbits
  • Facial bones
  • Chest
  • Low dose CT chest (HRCT)
  • Abdomen/Pelvis
  • Spine (cervical, thoracic and lumbar)
  • Dynamic spine CT
  • Extremities (upper and lower)
  • CT cardiac angiography
  • CT angiography (vascular flow)
  • CT colonoscopy

What is low dose CT scanning of the chest?

CT scanning of the chest provides very detailed images of many types of tissues as well as the lungs, bones and blood vessels. It is currently used for detecting lung cancer in early stages. By using advanced tools, we are able to reduce the dose of radiation by up to 30% compared to regular CT scan of the chest.

CT chest can demonstrate various lung disorders, such as:

  • Lung cancer
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Emphysema and obstructive lung disease (COPD)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Inflammation or other diseases of the pleura, the covering of the lungs
  • Diffuse interstitial lung disease
  • Congenital abnormalities
  • Lung detail post C-19 complications


It is painless, non-invasive and accurate. Rate of sensitivity and accuracy are up to 80% – 90%.

What is CT colonoscopy?

Most colon cancers develop from abnormal growths in the colon, called polyps. If they grow unnoticed and are not removed in time, they may become cancerous cells. CT colonoscopy is an advanced method to screen for colon cancer and polyps in a non-invasive way which is safer and is more comfortable for patients.

As such, CT colonoscopy is recommended for average-risk individuals who are at least 50 years of age.

Who is considered High Risk? Those with:

  • Personal history of colon cancer or colon polyps
  • A strong family history of the disease
  • Inherited forms of colon polyps or cancer
  • Predisposing chronic digestive condition such as inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis)

Benefits of CT colonoscopy:

  • It’s a minimally invasive test that provides three dimensional images
  • Has lower risk of perforating the colon than conventional colonoscopy
  • Good at detecting polyps larger than 1cm in size
  • Does not require sedation
  • Less costly than the conventional colonoscopy
  • A better option for elderly patients, especially those who are frail or ill
  • An excellent alternative for patients who have clinical factors that increase the risk of complications, such as treatment with blood thinners or severe breathing problems

Digital Mammography System with Stereotactic Biopsy

Digital mammography is the examination of the breast using x-rays and is among the most effective tools for early breast cancer detection. Mammography can detect changes in the breasts up to two years before a patient or physician can feel them. Via application of Tomography techniques, we are able to slice the images with less compression needed, therefore improving your experience in undergoing the procedure. It will also aid the doctor in advising if you’ll need to follow a scheduled or annual check-up.

Mammogram is ideal for those aged 40 and above. Those younger would benefit from an ultrasound breast scanning.

High-end Ultrasound System

Ultrasound/Sonography is a machine which uses sound waves to create images of internal organs. Since the images are captured in real time, they can show movements like blood flow, heart beats and baby movements. Ultrasound is used widely to detect and diagnose lesions/diseases and it is widely favoured as it does not emit radiation or side effects.

Our Philips Affiniti 70 Ultrasound machine goes beyond diagnosing the shape and type of the lesions to also help us determine the detail criteria of the disease in terms of hardness, areas and staging.

Studies performed:

  • Abdomen and pelvis
  • Aorta
  • Breast
  • Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) study
  • Breast core biopsy
  • Scrotal
  • Appendix
  • Biophysical profile
  • Carotid
  • Thyroid fine needle aspiration/Biopsy
  • Drainage of certain fluid collections
  • Renal
  • Vascular
  • Musculoskeletal scan

Bone Densitometry

A bone density test is used to measure bone mineral content and density of the spine, lower arm and hip, in order to diagnose osteopenia and osteoporosis. These results will indicate if there’s a decrease in bone mass, i.e. if bones have become more brittle and likely to fracture easily.

The test is done via several modes: either using x-rays, a scan that uses computer software or dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA or DXA), with the latter being the ‘gold standard’ for accuracy.

Digital Radiography System

This is the most frequently used form of medical imaging prior to treatment. Our digital radiography system can produce diagnostic images of the human body on a computer screen and store them as digital images for future references.

Studies performed:

  • Abdomen
  • Series/kidney, ureter and bladder (KUB)
  • Ankle
  • Chest
  • Elbow
  • Femur
  • Hand
  • Heel
  • Wrist
  • Knee
  • Finger/ Thumb
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder
  • Sinuses
  • Forearm
  • Foot
  • Pelvis

Before examinations, kindly ensure:

  • The part or area to be scanned should be free of metal objects or foreign bodies. For this reason, you may be asked to change into a hospital gown.
  • Ladies undergoing a mammogram procedure are advised against putting on talcum, perfume, lotions or deodorants. Even the tiniest amount of aluminium can show up on mammograms.

C- Arm Fluoroscopy (OT)

C-Arm machine is an advanced medical imaging device with x-ray technology and it comes equipped with both fluoroscopy and radiography capabilities. It is commonly used in orthopaedic, urology and gastroenterology surgeries.

As a highly-flexible mobile system, it allows specialists to take images of your whole body from different angles, making it particularly useful in complicated surgical, pain management and emergency procedures, as well as cardiac, angiography and therapeutic studies.

ESWL (Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy)

This is the most common treatment for kidney stones. It is a non-surgical technique that uses high-energy shock waves targeted at kidney stones, causing them to fragment or break into tiny pieces.

These fragments or ‘stone dusts’ are small enough to pass in urine. If there are larger pieces remaining, we can perform an invasive treatment.

Mobile Radiography (ward)

Imaging can be done outside the radiology department using mobile x-ray equipment that can be wheeled to your bedside when necessary. This would be crucial when efforts to transfer a patient to the radiology department can compromise their safety.

Mobile radiography is essential in special care units such as intensive care, coronary care, cardiac surgery, special care for babies, accident and emergency department and post-anaesthesia care units.

Guided Interventional Radiology

Image-guided minimally-invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures have greatly improved the study of deep-seated lesions, treatment of abscesses and fluid collections. Guided interventional procedures are even more effective now with the use of fluoroscopy, CT scanner, ultrasound and mammography.

Our team performs a wide range of procedures such as:

  • Percutaneous needle biopsy fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC)
  • Percutaneous needle biopsy (Tru-cut (core) biopsy)
  • Needle aspiration/drainage
  • Percutaneous catheter drainage
  • Angioplasty and placement of stents
  • Image guided liver biopsy
  • Image guided lumbar nerve root sleeve injection
  • Image guided joint injection
  • Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter placement
  • Nephrostomy
  • Core biopsy
  • Pleural aspiration
  • Vascular Closure Devices (VCD)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Abscess drainage

This procedure will be decided by a primary doctor and interventional radiologist upon collecting and assessing patient data and history. Be sure to share details on medical issues with our doctors to avoid complications during the procedure.

Diagnostic Imaging Department Contact Information

Clinic Contact Details

Ground Floor

Operation Hours

Monday – Friday:
9:00am to 5:00pm

9:00am to 1:00pm

Sunday and Public Holidays:

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