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Diagnostic imaging

Imaging tests in Nadezhda

Nadezhda’s Imaging Department offers a full range of ultrasound, X-ray and CT scans, available to all patients of the hospital as well as to those referred from outside by an attending physician to perform the relevant imaging examinations. 


Appointments can be booked through the hospital’s call centre on +3592 441 79 70, +359882193970, +359882193972, non-working days from 8:00 to 20:00 or at the Registry Office sector.    

The equipment in the department is fully digitised and with the ability to reduce radiation by half, which is of great benefit to every patient.

Types of examinations

  • Ultrasound of abdominal organs;
  • Ultrasound of superficial structures – salivary glands, thyroid, muscles, and tendons;
  • Ultrasound mammography;
  • Stomach and oesophagus;
  • Hysterosalpingography (uterus and fallopian tubes);
  • Fistulography.

The computed tomograph (scanner) at Nadezhda has the ability to reduce radiation dose by up to 50% during the examination.  During the CT-scan, structural and functional information about the human body is obtained by X-rays. 

  • Thorax (standard and virtual tracheobronchoscopy);
  • Abdomen;
  • Lesser pelvis;
  • Cancer diagnostic imaging.
  • Uro-radiological examinations

    • CT urography
    • CT virtual cystoscopy
  • Digital radiography (full volume);
  • Digital mammography;
  • Imaging graphs;
  • Bone structure;
  • Lungs.

IMPORTANT! The mammograph at Nadezhda is of a new generation and, like the scanner, has the ability to reduce the radiation dose during the examination by up to 50%. 

Measurement of bone density and measurement of body mass index and fat distribution


Osteodensitometry is used to examine bone density in bone and skeletal diseases, or suspected bone diseases characterized by bone changes, impaired bone strength and decreased bone mass, predisposing to increased risk of fractures. These changes lead to osteoporosis, and their occurrence depends on several factors – diet, various diseases (oncological, endocrine). 

Osteodensitometry is also offered for all women who are overweight and planning to start dieting. Determining body mass index and fat distribution makes it easier for dieticians to better compile the diet of patients.

See also

Diagnostic Imaging
Breast cancer prevention
Virtual cystoscopy
Virtual colonoscopy