Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Oration Award for PGI Paediatric Radiologist

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 20th September:- Dr. Kushaljit Singh Sodhi, Additional Professor in the Department of Radio diagnosis was awarded the DR. ARCOT GAJARAJ ENDOWMENT ORATION AWARD for his outstanding contribution towards development, progress and teaching of Pediatric Radiology in India, at the recently held 14th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Pediatric Radiology at Kolkata. More than 200 delegates attended the annual meeting. The title of his Oration was “Lung MRI in children; A potential game changer’.
Dr. Kushaljit Singh Sodhi highlighted the importance of MRI as a radiation free modality in the evaluation of pulmonary diseases in children. These children can be saved from radiation risks involved with CT scan. Currently, this novel MR technique is being performed in only few centers in the world and PGI Chandigarh is one of the leading centers performing lung MRI for evaluation of lung diseases in children. This pioneering work has been published in leading research journals.

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