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Medical Imaging

The Medical Imaging Department of the Lebanese Hospital Geitaoui - UMC is located on the GF, and provides its diagnostic services 24/24, 7/7.

The exams for outpatients are performed upon appointment by calling  01-590000 ext 0040
 
Opening hours of the department:
- Monday to Friday from 7am to 7pm
- Saturday from 7am to 1pm.

Outside working hours:
- For the Scanner, MRI and Ultrasound: the on-call radiologist ensures the interpretation of the exams.
- For all imaging exams (except ultrasound), the on-site technician performs the required exams.

Delivery of results
- The results (report + CD / DVD) are given to the external patient or transferred to the clinical wards (for hospitalized patients) within 24 to 48 hours.
- Urgent Radiological examinations can be consulted on the PACS system by the hospital clinical wards , and secure access is available to treating physicians
    
Procedures and equipment

The Department of Radiology offers comprehensive imaging services and advanced procedures to diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions. Our radiology specialists have expertise in virtually every imaging area, including breast imaging, abdominal imaging, neuroradiology, musculoskeletal, interventional and vascular radiology.

Our department is affiliated with the Lebanese University for an academic program, providing continuous diagnostic and interventional services and support for our inpatient and outpatient facilities. It is divided into several units:

  • CT-Scan Unit: containing a CT-scan 64 slices performing all possible examinations including cardiac CT.
  • MRI Unit: containing a 1.5 T digital MRI performing MRI of the whole body including brain, spectroscopy, spine, extremities, breast, prostate, and vessels.
  • Women Health Unit: Breast imaging (digital mammography/breast ultrasound), bone densitometry and ultrasound guided breast biopsies as well as gynecological and obstetrical ultrasound.
  • Interventional Unit: performing sophisticated interventional procedures (such as TIPS, chemo-embolization, therapeutic embolization for bleeding, varicose veins, radiofrequency ablation, nerve blocks, percutaneous biopsies, intra/retroperitoneal, pleural and biliary drainages).
  • In addition, the department has several x-ray units and three ultrasound examination rooms to meet all subspecialty requirements including cardiology (Stress echocardiography and TEE).
  • Moreover, our studies are integrated and archived within a PACS system (picture archiving and communication system) that benefits from a continuous upgrading keeping our service at a very high level of efficiency and accurate diagnosis. 
 
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