Specialties

The Imaging Directorate at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust provide a wide range of imaging specialties.

Breast Imaging

Modalities used include Digital mammography, ultrasound and MRI. Examinations performed include mammography, ultrasound and biopsy procedures (ultrasound and stereotactic). Also CT scans, MRI scans for staging and nuclear medicine. Radiology ... read more

Cardiology

The Cardiac Catheter suites use x-rays to produce images of the coronary arteries that supply oxygenated blood to the heart muscle. These images are used to help diagnose patients suffering ... read more

Cardiothoracic

Cardiothoracic imaging covers chest including – the lungs and the airways, the heart and blood vessels within the chest such as the pulmonary artery, aorta and coronary arteries, and the ... read more

Dental Radiography

The Radiology Directorate have dedicated and fully equipped dental rooms whereby panoramic and cephalometric techniques may be undertaken using plain film radiography to demonstrate dentomaxillofacial anatomy. Referrals for dental imaging ... read more

Forensic Radiography

Forensic medicine refers to the application of medical knowledge in the collection of medical evidence to be used in a court of law. Such evidence may be collected from either ... read more

Gastro-Intestinal Radiology

GI Radiology relates to imaging and Intervention related to the gastro-intestinal tract, ie, from the mouth to the rectum. More often, the term is used more loosely to include diseases ... read more

Gynaecological Imaging

Gynaecological imaging involves predominantly imaging the uterus and ovaries and pelvic adnexal structures. Close working relationships with the Gynaecology Department and Gynaecology Oncology have been established. The examinations performed include ... read more

Head & Neck Imaging

The head and neck are particularly sensitive parts of the body, which can at times be difficult to ‘read’. Sometimes considered part of Neuroradiology, Head and Neck radiology is an ... read more

Interventional Radiology

Interventional Radiology is a medical speciality that uses the various imaging and scanning facilities available to offer a range of minimally invasive procedures which in many cases can replace conventional ... read more

Musculoskeletal

Our expert team of specialists offers high quality diagnosis of all orthopaedic and sports-related injuries and conditions, enabling and facilitating treatment by our surgical and physician colleagues. Musculoskeletal radiology often ... read more

Neuroradiology

Neuroradiology is a wide-ranging discipline which focuses on imaging the brain and related areas of the human body. The Heart of England Neuroradiology team co-operate extensively with our colleagues to ... read more

Paediatric Imaging

Paediatric imaging specialises in the imaging of children and young people – from fetuses to adolescents, paediatric radiologists focus on resolving the particular challenges of scanning and diagnosing children. Some of these ... read more

Uroradiology

Uroradiology is concerned with imaging disorders of the urinary tract for Urologists and Renal Physicians. This includes disorders of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder, in men and women and in ... read more