The Department of Imagiology is equipped with modern infra-structures specifically created to guarantee the privacy and confidentiality necessary between our patients and the doctor.
The Department has the necessary conditions for patients with mobility difficulties as well as for our in-patients from either hospital.
There is a clear separation between the technical working area and the reception and patient’s waiting area, which make the difference between Hospital Particular do algarve and other services of the type available in the region.al failure.
Equipped with the most sophisticated equipment available, with a professional technical team, working in an hospital environment, where a vast number of examinations can be carried out such as General or Specialised Radiology tests, as well as Computerized Tomography Exams, General, Specialised Ultrasound as well as Research Radiology.
Cutting-edge technology can reduce the risk of an oncological disease or even prevent cancer.
It is possible to detecting small polyps of the colon, which in many cases can be the origin of tumors. With a simple colonography screening or C.T. Scan (virtual colonoscopy). This exam has an effectiveness of 100% on a 1cm size.
With a reduced dose of radiation and the capacity to diagnose unspecific non-clear lesions it is possible to detect pulmonary nodules in high risk patients. A C.T.Scan examination is a non-invasive, quick and easy way of examining various arteries of the body, (head, neck, thorax, abdomen and limbs) thereby avoiding other potential complications of more aggressive diagnostic examinations.
Special mention must be made of the Cardiac C.T Angiography Scan, which has replaced the diagnostic catheterization , meaning a significant advance in the diagnosis of coronary disease.ecessary is not indicated for patients with renal failure.
The Nuclear Medicine Laboratory is a component of the Unit of Cardiovascular Intervention (UCI) and is, at this moment in time, the only one existing south of Setubal, either in State or private practice.
This type of test is of growing importance for diagnosis. While Radiology forms an image of the structure (shape), Nuclear Medicine produces an image of the function and the manner in which it can be altered in certain illnesses. These techniques can compliment one another, allowing for a more precise diagnosis.
The Department of Neuroradiology is part of the Imagiology Department of the Hospital Particular do Algarve in Gambelas Faro.