To provide the right treatment for the disease or disorder, your doctor recommends you undergo some diagnostic tests to better understand the problem. These diagnostic tests help your doctor to detect, identify and monitor diseases. As a result, your medical specialist can provide the most effective treatment possible. Kamineni Hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities and equipment to help doctors provide high-quality patient care.
Diagnostic tests are conducted by medical specialists who are experts in handling and operating the equipment. These tests help doctors examine and identify specific areas of strength and weakness in an individual’s body. Based on that, medical specialists determine a condition or illness. Every medical speciality, like pathology, cardiology, and oncology, will benefit from the results of these diagnostic tests.
Diagnostic facilities include physicians, technicians, nurses, technologists, administrators, and analysts. These services play a crucial role in ambulatory care, acute care, mental health, geriatric and rehabilitative care. Kamineni Hospital, one of the multidisciplinary hospitals in Hyderabad, provides various diagnostic services.
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Diagnostic services involve a series of tests that provide medical specialists with the necessary information to offer high-quality treatment by working collaboratively with other medical specialists. It includes offering various services like Physical exams and diagnostic testing. Diagnostic testing happens in several stages that include information gathering, interpreting, and finding the most appropriate treatment.
Medical specialists at Kamineni Hospitals are experienced and trained in conducting physical exams effectively. They work closely with patients to understand their baseline behaviours. Then they look for stress and tension in various parts of the body. Once clinician gathers the necessary information, they evaluate to find the differences in posture, breathing, demeanour, and other related physical attributes.
It helps them determine the most appropriate treatment and other procedures to help a patient recover. There is no particular hierarchy of physical exams that has to be carried out. Based on the illness or disorders clinicians conduct these physical exams and help other medical professionals to deliver effective treatment.
Medical specialists at Kamineni Hospital are equipped with innovative medical equipment to conduct various diagnostic testing procedures effectively. Diagnostic testing procedures include laboratory medicine, anatomic pathology, and medical imaging.
Laboratory Medicine plays a crucial role in diagnosing, analyzing, and interpreting various diseases effectively. It helps in measuring a patient’s cholesterol levels, the DNA of tumours, and more. Medical specialists at Kamineni Hospitals perform various lab tests to provide reliable treatments for patients. They also conduct tests to analyze samples of patients’ urine, saliva, sweat, hair, etc.
Anatomic Pathology deals with tests and procedures done on organs and tissues to find out the causes and effects of diseases. To diagnose a disease effectively, medical specialists conduct various tests like microscopic, macroscopic, biochemical, and other tests.
The Medical Imaging process involves recreating the interior of the patient’s body using modern medical equipment. This procedure helps professionals in delivering effective treatments to specific parts that are affected by diseases or illnesses. Also, medical professionals use Medical Imaging techniques to monitor illness and disease while delivering surgical procedures or during the period of treatment. So medical professional can adjust their protocols as per the Medical Imaging Results.
The Medical Imaging department at Kamineni Hospitals is well equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and diagnostic tools. Some of the common imaging techniques that our medical professionals use to provide high-quality treatment for patients are.
Biopsy tests are one of the most important crucial procedures in diagnostic services. Without this test, other imaging tests, like CT scans or MRI scans, will be incomplete. Because Imagine tests couldn’t help determine whether the cells are cancerous or not. In those cases, Biopsy plays an important role. It provides accurate data to determine cancerous cells.
Medical specialists use a biopsy procedure to remove or cut a piece of tissue or sample of cells from the patient’s body. Which will be examined and tested in the respective laboratory. Most of the time biopsy tests are performed to determine whether you have cancer or another condition.
There are several types of biopsy based on the type of equipment or technique used for extracting cells from the patient’s body. Biopsy results help your healthcare provider to determine the type of cancer and where the cancer originated. Some of the common biopsy techniques are:
- Needle Biopsy
- Endoscopic Biopsy
- Skin Biopsy
- Bone Marrow Biopsy
- Surgical Biopsy
Colonoscopy procedures help your medical specialist determine or explore the causes of rectal bleeding, frequent abdominal pain, chronic diarrhoea, and more. Also, medical specialists use this procedure to look for colon cancer, or polyps or to treat an issue.
During this procedure, a long, flexible tube with a camera attached at the tip is inserted into the rectum. This device is known as a Colonoscope, hence the name. The small camera at the tip allows the doctor to view the inside of your large intestine (colon). Based on the patient’s condition the doctor may even remove abnormal tissues or polyps from the patient’s body, if necessary.
Computed tomography (CT) scan is one of the most popular diagnostic imaging procedures used by medical specialists. Medical specialists perform this procedure to get a detailed view of the internal organs or structures of the patient’s body. This procedure helps in diagnosing tumours and investigating internal bleeding or internal injuries and bleeding.
CT scans use a combination of X-rays and computer technology. With the help of these two technologies, it produces accurate internal images of the patient’s body. This procedure provides detailed images of any part of the body such as bones, muscles, fat, organs, and blood vessels.
In this procedure, the patient will go through a tunnel-like tube where an X-ray beam moves in a circle around the body. This allows medical specialists to capture the same organ or structure through different angles and in much greater detail. Then the information will be sent to a computer that interprets the X-ray data. As a result, it displays much more detailed two-dimensional objects on a monitor. Kamineni Hospitals are equipped with advanced CT scan equipment for diagnostic services, one of a kind.
An electrocardiogram is a simple and painless procedure, generally used to find out how well your heart is working. It measures the electrical activity of the patient’s heart. Initially, a medical specialist will attach or stick some electrodes on your chest area. These electrodes are connected to a machine through leads.
The machine takes readings generated from the electrodes. These results will be interpreted by a trained doctor or nurse. There are mainly three types of electrocardiogram tests Resting ECG, Ambulatory ECG, and cardiac stress test. Kamineni Hospitals are equipped with modern developments in ECG tests to provide high-quality patient care and treatment.
An Electroencephalogram test is conducted by medical specialists to measure the electrical activity of the brain. EEG tests help in diagnosing or monitoring conditions that affect the brain. Some of the common conditions that affect the brain are epilepsy, sleep-disordered, brain disorders, head injuries, strokes, etc.
The test results will be shown on a computer as brain waves, which are interpreted by a specialist. Medical specialists at Kamineni Hospitals are skilled and experienced in interpreting these results to provide the right care for patients.
Gastroscopy is also known as upper endoscopy. Similar to endoscopy a thin flexible tube is used to examine and diagnose the upper digestive tract. Medical specialists insert this tube into the stomach through the mouth. The camera attached to the tube transmits images to the screen.
Gastroscopy is performed to detect digestive problems like inflammation, nausea, or swallowing difficulty. Sometimes it involves removing foreign bodies or polyps or conducting biopsies.
Ophthalmologists at Kamineni Hospitals are skilled and experienced in [providing the best care for your eyes. Regular eye checkups will help you maintain your vision and eye health for a long time. Optometrists can conduct eye tests and help you detect any issues with vision even before they occur.
Audiologists conduct hearing tests to determine how well you are hearing ability is working. Based on the results they may recommend necessary treatment to restore your hearing ability. Some of the common types of hearing tests include Pure Tone Audiometry, Air Conduction, Bone Conduction, and Tympanometry.
Positron Emission Tomography or PET Scan is one of the imaging techniques that use radioactive material to diagnose a wide range of diseases. Medical specialists use this scanning procedure to detect tumours, heart diseases, brain disorders, and other conditions.
In this procedure, the patient is injected with a small amount of short-acting radioactive liquid. Doctors call it a tracer, which gives off energy in the body which can be detected by the scanner. A commonly used tracer is FDG, a simple sugar. Cancer or ill cells take a lot of sugar because they need a high amount of energy. So they uptake the injected sugar more, which will be displayed on the screen as bright hot spots on the scan.
Kamineni Hospital is regarded as one of the best multidisciplinary hospitals in Hyderabad. Our seasoned medical specialists are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to conduct various diagnostic services effectively.
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