Department of Medical Imaging Technology

Medical Imaging Technology

Department of Medical Imaging Technology

B.Sc. Medical Imaging Technology programme has been started in K. S. Hegde Medical Academy in the year 2009-10 and MSc MIT programme in year 2018-19. The department is equipped with state of the art imaging modalities to aid in the diagnosis and hands on experiences for students. There is a team of highly motivated teaching faculty who work as a complimentary team in a progressive department and research.

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Research Thrust Areas

The Department is focusing on Radiation Protection, MRI and CT related research with aiming publish in indexed national and international journals. Many Biodosimetry related research is on a roll.

Services Provided

  • Radiography unit-Digital radiography, computerised radiography, 800MA with fluoroscopy, 600MA and 300MA, 100 & 70 MA Portable X-ray units, C-Arm unit with system.
  • Ultrasound unit - 3D, 4D USG with Colour Doppler and Elastography
  • Mammography unit with Tomosynthesis and Stereotactic biopsy
  • Angiography unit
  • 16 slice MDCT and 128 slice MDCT units with 3D reconstruction and CT Angiography
  • MRI -1.5 Tesla unit

Along with diagnostic services, the department also provides the following:

X-Ray Procedures

  • I.V.U
  • A.S.U
  • M.C.U
  • H.S.G
  • P.T.C
  • Barium swallow
  • Barium Meal
  • Barium meal follow through
  • Barium enema
  • T-Tube cholangiography
  • Fistulogram
  • Urethrogram
  • Sialogram
  • Loopogram
  • Sinogram
  • Nephrostogram
  • Myelogram


The Department has research-oriented with many Nitte (Deemed to be University)-funded research projects:

Sl No.

Title of the Project

Details of PI and Co-PI

Grant amount


Measurement of physical dose and estimation of biological damage in technologist during C- arm fluoroscopy procedures- A follow study

PI= Mr. Shashi Kumar Shetty

Co-PI= Dr. Tamizh Selvan and Dr. Siddharth Shetty

Rs. 1,25,000


Assessment of Ischemic Stroke using Magnetic Resonance Diffusion Tensor Imaging

PI= Ms. Kayalvizhi R

Co- PI= Dr. Raghuraj and Dr. Purusotham Chippala

Rs. 50,000


Estimation of entrance surface radiation dose to thyroid and Gonadal region in CT Thorax examination

PI= Mr. Jaseemudheen MM

Co- PI= Dr. Raghuraj

Rs. 60,000