UOC

Diagnostic imaging radiology

The  Complex Operating Unit of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology represents an excellence in Diagnostic Imaging in Rome's center that combines the maximum technology available today for equipment with a group of professionals able to manage and solve all the most complex diagnostic problems. The high level of competence and technology is accompanied by particular care for the environments designed to ensure maximum comfort, including psychological comfort, for the Patient.

The radiologist will analyze the images and, also on the basis of the medical history and clinical data, will describe the changes and suggest a diagnosis.

The report together with the images will be delivered to you or can be collected online. If necessary, the Radiologist prescribes other diagnostic investigations that can be performed simultaneously to clarify any diagnostic doubts.

Description of the structure

The Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology Unit is equipped with the most advanced technologies able to meet all diagnostic needs for each pathology and in each organ and apparatus.

In particular, Diagnostic Radiology, completely digitized and with a very low dose of radiation, is able to perform any Traditional Radiographic investigation (examinations of the skeleton, of the entire column even under load in a single radiogram and of the chest) and contrastographic (examinations of the gastro-enteric tract, of urological and gynecological interest such as hysterosalpingograms). In addition, there are 5 ultrasound scanners dedicated to different pathologies and in particular to senology and vascular Doppler diagnostics.

Within the UOC there are 2 senological rooms equipped with digital mammograms with tomosynthesis and dedicated ultrasound scanners available for the diagnosis of choice and screening with the possibility of performing targeted breast biopsies (VABB). A complete breast path is available to manage any breast problem, both diagnostic and therapeutic, in a very close collaboration with the Breast Unit.

There are also 3 multilayer CT equipment (128 layers) of the latest generation capable of performing all diagnostic investigations with advanced dose reduction systems including vascular studies and heart and coronary studies. A CT equipment with 80 cm gantry is dedicated to centering for radiotherapy treatments as part of a close collaboration and integration of information and technologies with the radiotherapy UOC.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is the technology of choice to solve many diagnostic problems in different pathologies, mainly neurological, orthopedic, cardiological and urological. Within the UOC there are 2 latest generation equipment available at different field strengths (1.5 and 3 Tesla) with 70 cm gantry and to ensure maximum comfort for the Patient. The 3T equipment today represents the state of the art in MRI diagnostics and is available in very few Centres in Rome, allowing very high anatomical detail in all diagnostic applications and in particular in the neurological, cardiological and urological fields. These two devices are complemented by an Esaote S Scan Open MRI device (0.25T) ideal for the study of osteoarticular pathology in claustrophobic patients.

A dedicated section of Interventional Radiology carries out diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for both inpatients and outpatients, providing users with therapeutic procedures on an outpatient or day hospital basis on the spine and joints (ozone therapy, nucleolysis and therapeutic infiltration), outpatient treatment of varicocele and bleeding for uterine fibroids.

First Aid Radiology has a digital radiological apparatus capable of coping with any diagnostic need in an emergency. The Operating Unit is fully digitised and all the images generated, in addition to the reports, are stored for 10 years and are always available to the user. 

The team of the Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology Operating Unit is composed of highly experienced professionals able to deal with all the most complex diagnostic problems and has a very strong vocation for clinical research, boasting collaborations with Italian and international reference centres. The Medical Radiologist staff is at your disposal for any additional information.

Conditions treated

The Interventional Radiology section of the UOC is dedicated to the treatment of numerous diseases including, in an outpatient setting, the following procedures should be reported:

  • Locoregional treatment of focal liver lesions
  • Day hospital treatment of varicocele
  • Treatment of bleeding uterine fibroids
  • Treatment of urological obstructive diseases
  • Ultrasound-guided infiltrations for the treatment of pain in the joints
  • Painful pathology of the spine

Services provided

Digital Diagnostic Radiology

  • Direct and contrastographic examinations of all body districts
  • Underload spine with morphometry
  • Orthopanoramics and Telecranium
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Lumbar MOC Densitometry – Femoral - Totalbody

Ecotomographic Diagnostics

  • High-resolution echotomography of all body districts
  • Transrectal ultrasound of the prostate
  • Transvaginal pelvic ultrasound
  • Vascular Eco-Color-Doppler (epiaortic vessels, abdominal vessels and peripheral circulation)

Multilayer CT (128 layers) with artificial intelligence

  • CT of all body districts
  • TC Total Body
  • Angio TC
  • Cardio CT (coronary CT)
  • Uro CT
  • Virtual colonoscopy CT

Magnetic Resonance (1.5 and 3 Tesla))

  • Brain MRI
  • MRI Neck 
  • Pituitary MRI
  • MRI Column in toto 
  • Cardio MRI
  • MRI Chest and Mediastinum
  • Breast MRI
  • MRI Abdomen and Pelvis
  • MRI Liver with hepatospecific mdc
  • MRI cholangium
  • Piel MRI
  • MRI Integer
  • Defeco MRI
  • Musculoskeletal MRI
  • Arthro MRI
  • Multiparametric MRI of the prostate 
  • Angio-MRI of all vascular districts
  • Whole Body MRI

Open Magnetic Resonance (S Scan 0.25 T)

  • MRI Shoulder
  • MRI Elbow
  • MRI Wrist
  • MRI Hand
  • Hip MRI
  • Knee MRI
  • Ankle MRI
  • Foot MRI
  • Cervical Column MRI
  • MRI Dorsal Column
  • MRI Lumbo-Sacral Column

 Breast Diagnostics

  • Low-dose mammography with Tomosynthesis
  • Integrated Eco-Mammographic Diagnostics (Breast Unit)
  • Mammo-MRI
  • Needle Aspirate 
  • VABB Breast Biopsy

Musculoskeletal Interventional Radiology

  • Joint infiltrations with ultrasound guidance
  • Ozone therapy
  • Disc Decompressions
  • Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty

Vascular and extravascular interventional radiology

  • Needle Aspirate ECO and CT Guided
  • Dacryocystographs
  • Biopsies of all organs
  • Percutaneous drains
  • Alcoholization of cystic disease
  • Percutaneous nephrostomies and ureteral stents
  • Locoregional treatments for focal liver lesions
  • Biliary drains and stents
  • Scleroembolization of varicocele
  • Endovascular treatment of uterine fibroids

Oncology and Vascular Screening Programs

Oncology screening with CT and MRI

  • Whole Body Diffusion 3T MR
  • Lung (low dose CT)
  • Colon (virtual colonoscopy)
  • Prostate with multiparametric MRI

Cardiac and vascular screening  

  • Cardio-CT low-dose coronary artery
  • Carotid angio-CT
  • Angio-TC total-body
  • Intracranial MR angiography



Location

Traditional Radiology, Ultrasound, Senology, MOC, Interventional Radiology, Radiology and CT of PS: Ground floor
TC, CT, MRI 1.5 and 3T, Open MRI Scan, Radiotherapy: Plan -1 and 2


Contacts

06 6837912 (h. 07.30 – 19.30)
06 6837937 (h. 07.30 -14.00)

gm.radiologia_segreteria@fbf-isola.it

Days and Hours of Access
  • Mon – Sun 07.30 – 19.30
  • Sat 07.30 –  13.00

Medical team

The Gemelli Isola Tiberina Hospital team is composed of a group of highly qualified and passionate experts, who work together to provide high quality care and innovative solutions. It is made up of doctors, surgeons, nurses and many other healthcare professionals specialised in a wide range of medical disciplines
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