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The radiology department of Virika hospital offers the following services;-
1. Conventional radiography/plain x-ray.
This covers all the skeletal radiological examinations without the aid of any contrast media e.g. chest X ray, skull X ray etc.
2. Barium meal.
This is the radiological examination of the stomach and duodenum with the aid of a radio-opaque media (barium sulphate)
3. Barium swallow.
This is the radiological examination of the esophagus with an aid of a contrast media e.g. barium sulphate.
4. Barium follow through: the examination of the small bowel (duodenum, jejunum, ileum) using the aid of a contrast media.
5. Hysterosalpingography (HSG): The radiological examination of the uterus and fallopian tubes with an aid of a water soluble contrast media.
6. Cystourethrography (CUG): The radiological examination of the urinary bladder and urethra with the aid of a water soluble contrast agent.
7. Abdominal ultrasound scan: The examination of abdominal organs with the use of high frequency sound (ultrasound) technology.
8. Pelvic ultrasound scan: examination of the pelvic organs using ultrasonography technology. This is sometimes referred to as gynecology scan.
9. Obstetric ultrasound scan: This involves all radiological assessments of the pregnancy using ultrasonography.
10. Small parts ultrasound scan: This covers the scan of the thyroid gland, breasts, scrotum and body swellings.


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