Kanva became a private limited company, namely, Kanva Diagnostic Services Pvt. Ltd. on the 1st of May 2002. In addition to the diagnostic facilities, Kanva also functions as a Multi - Speciality Polyclinic integrated with Physiotherapeutic services. With an intention to continuously improve our services and facilities, Kanva moved to a higher platform on the 31st of October 2002. The ambient and well-designed infrastructure, spreading over 23,000 Sq. feet, houses technologically advanced equipments with which we cater to the more varied diagnostic & investigative needs of a larger number of people in and around Bangalore city. The field of medicine undergoes tremendous advancements with new discoveries and introduction of innovative methods of treatment. This necessitates the need for technologically superior means of diagnosis and investigation to ensure safe, reliable and time-bound results of high quality. At Kanva, we understand the need for doctors to have accurate and prompt results for effective diagnosis and treatment of ailments. Even though Kanva housed the best of available equipments in the year 1996, we have equipped our new center with the most advanced equipment available in the international market, the features of which are highlighted in the following pages. Kanva believes in maintaining high standards of quality in rendering services to patients. We constantly attempt to check raise our levels of quality. We have received ISO 9002 accreditation from the National Quality Assurance of the United Kingdom in the year 2001. We are presently upgrading to the ISO 9001:2000. We are also in the process of obtaining for accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL). At Kanva, we aim to bring specialized services to the common man at affordable rates. The rates of tests / investigations / treatments carried out at Kanva are 10-20% lower than the rates charged by diagnostic centers of similar magnitude. Kanva Diagnostic Services Pvt. Ltd. has grown tremendously during the past 7 years to be known as one of Bangalore city's most reputed clinical diagnostic centers. We endeavor to bring the best in the world of medical diagnostics under one roof and make them available to the public at moderate rates.
Kanva Diagnostic Services Pvt Ltd., is an Institution for medical diagnostics that was established in the heart of Rajajinagar in Bangalore on World Health Day, 7th of April 1996, with the noble objective of offering services and facilities of world standards to a common man. We have, over the past decade, been able to provide clinical as well as radiological diagnostic services of superior quality in tandem with advanced technology at affordable prices, earning the goodwill of both the medical professionals as well as the general public.
MAGNETOM Avanto 1.5 Tesla MRI System with Tim technology The MAGNETOM Avanto 1.5 Tesla MRI Scanner with Tim technology by Siemens Healthcare provides a new level of seamless image quality with unprecedented acquisition speed and ease of use. The heart of the MRI Scanner is the magnet, and the MAGNETOM Avanto has the best-in-class magnet homogeneity which results in excellent image quality. With the MAGNETOM Avanto head-to-toe imaging in a very short time has come into routine clinical issue owing to its powerful hardware and software. The entire system is an engineering marvel harboring an ergonomically designed table, gantry and hardware and software that is designed to ensure the Audio Comfort of the patient by minimizing the sound levels. This makes the scan very comfortable for the patient and helps achieve excellent patient compliance. It is fully loaded with the neuro, ortho, cardiac, onco, body, angio, paediatric and breast suites which ensures uninterrupted workflow empowering the user to handle all applications. The new syngo Blade sequence is extremely useful in minimizing motion induced artifacts in very sick patients. Apart from this some advanced applications such as the following, help the specialists diagnose critical cases. syngo SWI – A Siemens unique software which can diagnose micro-bleeds (diffuse axonal injury) and hemorrhagic transformation of stroke. The phase information is useful for detection of occult vascular disease (cavernomas, angiomas, and telangiectasias), cerebral venous thrombosis, intra-arterial clot detection and other mineral deposition. SWI is a very significant tool for diagnosing neurodegenerative diseases (Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, etc.) and to characterize tumors. syngo BOLD: is a comprehensive processing and visualization package for functional MRI studies. This allows the visualization of important brain centers, which control our activities, and the spatial relationship of these with normal anatomy or brain lesions. fMRI studies are helpful in neurosurgical planning, to assess the effects of neurodegenerative diseases, trauma or stroke on brain function, and brain mapping. syngo Inline Perfusion: It is an important feature for looking into penumbra in case of acute stroke which can modify the treatment planning.
SOMATOM Definition 128 slice Adaptive CT Scanner (AS+) is the world’s fastest single source CT scanner introduced by Siemens Healthcare. This CT Scanner adapts to virtually any patient and clinical need and is capable of all routine diagnostic work as well as advanced examinations in cardiology, neurology and oncology. It is also suited for emergency situations like accidents, stroke symptoms or atypical chest pain requiring speedy diagnosis. Even difficult to image patients – obese, trauma and children – are quickly scanned with high diagnostic confidence. The system with its 128 slices/per rotation, fast rotation speed of 300 ms, which is the fastest single source CT Scanner in the industry and high temporal resolution of 150 ms generates crystal-clear images with visualization of the finest anatomical details. SOMATOM Definition AS+ is the first scanner to combine dynamic components such as the unique radiation dose reduction hardware such as Adaptive Dose Shield, which enable CT scanning with the lowest radiation dose for all types of patients. On this system, fast whole body examinations required for patients with multiple traumas are possible allowing faster application of life-saving treatment. Its high rotation speed and huge coverage enables excellent imaging of the coronary vessels with lowest radiation dose. The high isotropic resolution and validated measurement software permits highly accurate measurement of stenosis in coronary and peripheral vessels and visualization of stents for evaluation of patency. Another outstanding feature of the SOMATOM Definition AS+ 128 slice CT Scanner is the comprehensive Oncology package which allows the latest Computer Aided Detection techniques for tumor evaluation.
Olympus' quest for the best reliable performance has produced the AU640 chemistry analyzer, which offers enhanced operational comfort and versatile functions. In response to today's laboratory's, demand for high quality test data along with efficient and flexible operation, the AU640 chemistry analyzer, with throughput of 400 tests per hour, achieves the highest possible level of performance. Accurate test data is generated by spot photometry technology which has a proven performance for high precision. The sample multi-mixing station, combined with sample predilution, probe crash detection and other technological innovations assure accurate reliable test results.
The Immulite Immuno assay system in the Bio-Chemistry Laboratory of Kanva is an easy-to-use automated analyzer with high performance assays providing an extensive assay menu of over 100 assays, with further developments and newer assays being introduced. The flexibility of this system enables it to be programmed to run any tests or combination of tests and allows continuous loading of new samples. More over, STAT samples for urgent situations like cardiac markers or pregnancy detection, can be processed easily and effectively without disruption of routine testing. In the standard mode of operation, the equipment has a throughput of up to 120 tests per hour, where each sample can undergo up to 5 tests. In case of urgent or STAT samples, the result can be produced in 15 minutes. The wash technique of the equipment ensures efficient removal of sample and reagent remains from the test unit. The barcode system controls automation and tracking of units, thereby minimizing the intervention of a technician. The range of assays includes Hormones, Tumor markers, Metabolic drugs and Immunological profiles. Furthermore, this equipment facilitates change of reagents without interruption in the processing of samples, so that the results are ready in minimum possible time. Hormones, Drugs and Tumors Markers tested on Immulite include .
is a fully automated, random access, disk system analyser designed for quantitative and qualitative in nitro determination of variety of tests like thyroid profile, fertility panel, infection diseases panel etc.
The GE Voluson 730 at Kanva is the first Ultrasound machine of its kind in the state of Karnataka and the latest contribution in the field of ultrasound technology. This 4-D ultrasound imaging system captures 3-dimensional ultrasound images and adds the element of time to the process, resulting in live action images of any internal anatomy. The advanced signal feature processing technique, which produces higher quality ultrasound images, adds a new dimension in obstetric imaging.
Kanva houses the Acuson Aspen, the first of its kind in the city of Bangalore. This Siemens product is a compact, lightweight Ultrasound Scanner that is designed for a complete range of applications including Abdomen, Deep Abdomen Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vascular, Endorectal and Cardiological for Adult, Paediatric and Neonatal cases. This system offers superb ergonomic and rapid access user interface to increase efficiency and speed of examination. The Aspen System functions as a convergent color Doppler, a powerful new way to image blood flow dynamics. The system has an integrated stress Echo package and a remarkable single transducer solution for adult & paediatric cardiac exams. Highlights Whole body digital color doppler.
The Bone Densitometer at Kanva, DPX-MD+ assists our doctors in diagnosis, assessment of risk of fracture and in monitoring the response to therapy in the patient. A highly user-friendly equipment, it is an essential tool in management of osteoporosis as it reliably identifies osteoporotic spine or femur fracture, which is of greater incidence in menopausal cases. The two key sides for measurement include the femur, the critical site of fracture and the spine, which is the sight for monitoring the patient's response to therapy. Other features include total body BMD, Body Composition and Dual Femur. The test report includes the biographical data of the patient's as well as a high-resolution image of the bone. The patient's results are compared to other reference cases on a colour-coded graph. The categories for fracture risk assessment - Normal, Osteopenic, Osteoporotic -are displayed on the graph for easy interpretation of the patient's T-score.