Ultrasound & Color Doppler Division

Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Ultrasound is the pioneer in the field of ultrasonography in Bangladesh. The first ultrasonography machine of Bangladesh was installed in 1982 in this institute. Since then it is playing the leading role in this field in Bangladesh .Trained and reputed manpower is available in this institute and complicated cases get enormous benefit from their expertise & experience.

(A)Diagnostics:
I. General Purpose & High Resolution B-Mode:
 All sorts of abdominal USG: Hepatobiliary system, renal system, gynaecological, etc.
 Pregnancy related: pregnancy profiles, biophysical profile, scan for anomalies.
 Small parts USG with high frequency probe: breast, testes, eye, thyroid, parotid, brain, etc.
 Musculoskeletal USG: Hip joint;
 Superficial USG: Subcutaneous lesions


II. Doppler:
Various Colour and Power Doppler studies are done:
 Peripheral vascular Doppler: for PVD, DVT, varicose veins etc.
 Portal venous Doppler: for cirrhosis, portal hypertension.
 Carotid Doppler: For ischemia, stenosis;
 Renal Doppler: For renal artery stenosis, transplant study;
 Penile Doppler: For erectile dysfunction;
 Umbilical cord Doppler: IUGR, placental insufficiency;
 Tumor vascularity;
 Testicular torsion.


III. Transrectal: Prostate
IV. Transvaginal: Pelvic pathologies. Infertility cases for folliculometry
V. 3D & 4D: Various organs, especially foetal studies for congenital anomaly.


(B) Invasive:
I. Biopsy: USG guided biopsy from different organs, e.g., kidney, liver, tumor, thyroid, etc.
II. Aspiration: Aspiration of liver abscess, pleural effusion, ascites, etc. These are meant for therapeutic purposes as well as cytology and histopathology.