Fellowship Program in Breast Imaging

Last Date for Applying: November 10, 2017
Duration of course: 12 months
Eligibility criteria: MD or DNB in Radiodiagnosis

The Department is equipped with Digital Mammography and Tomosynthesis with stereotactic biopsy unit, 1.5 T MRI with 8 channel Breast coil. A mobile digital mammography Unit will also be soon included as a part of screening initiative by Rotary Foundation for which we will be providing technical support. We are annually performing about 4500 Mammograms, 1000 Breast ultrasounds, 150 Interventional procedures and 100 Breast MRI.

Services Offered:

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Multidetector Computersied Tomography (16 & 64 slice)
  • Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA)
  • Mammogram
  • Color Doppler
  • Ultrasonography
  • Barium Studies
  • Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP)
  • Micturating Cystourethrogram (MCU)
  • X Ray Imaging

Course Objectives:

At the completion of fellowship training, Radiologist will be competent to:

  • Perform independently and act as a competent breast imaging consultant to clinicians in performing ultrasound, CT, MRI and various interventional procedures.
  • Perform and interpret mammography for various indications including familiarity with equipment, technical factors and various positioning techniques.
  • Perform and interpret ultrasound examinations of the breast.
  • Supervise acquisition of MRI examination and A) Assess for absolute and relative contraindications, (B) Protocol each case appropriately, (C) Supervise technical adequacy and completeness of cases at the technologist’s request.
  • Interpret MRI examination of breast.
  • Perform interventions including stereotactic and ultrasound-guided core biopsy and fine-needle aspiration, cyst aspiration; ultrasound/mammography guided hook-wire localization, ductography, etc.
  • Assess and treat patients having an anaphylactic reaction or an adverse side effect from any supervised procedure.
  • Teach residents and medical students as part of their daily assigned duties.
  • Perform and interpret examinations performed on-call.
  • Prepare and present women imaging rounds/tumour board meetings.

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