Radiology & Imaging Sciences

Radiology is a field that uses medical imaging to analyze and treat diseases seen in the interior the body. A diversity of imaging techniques such as X-ray radiography, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine as well as positron emission tomography (PET), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are used to analyze and/or treat diseases. Interventional radiology is the recital of medical procedures with the guidance of imaging technologies.

As a medical specialty, radiology can denote two sub-fields, diagnostic radiology and therapeutic radiology.