Radiology Department is one of the focal points of Lusaka Trust Hospital. 

LTH Radiographer and Radiologist use a variety of imaging techniques such as Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, Computerized Axial tomography (CAT) and Echocardiogram and Dopplers Scans.

We offer:

X-rays – used to look through tissue to examine bones, cavities and foreign objects. May be used with contrast agents to provide a live motion image, eg fluoroscopy to image the digestive system, or angiography to investigate blood vessels

  • High precision x-ray images
  • Image printed on CD-R in DICOM mode
  • Barium studies: Ba swallow, Meal, follow through and enema
  • Renal studies: IVU, Cystourethrogram, and urethrogram
  • HSG


  • Treadmill Trade master with cardiology suit
  • Treadmill stress ECG for both Routine and Avation medicals
  • None Stress ECG

Ultrasound – uses high frequency sound. This technique is widely used in obstetrics, gynaecology and paediatrics and for patients with abdominal, vascular or musculoskeletal conditions

  • Gynea and Obstetric scans
  • Abdominal scans
  • Various Doppler studies
  • Small parts scans
  • In 3D /4D scan modes

CT (computed tomography) – provides cross-sectional views (slices) of the body allowing disease to be identified and localised

  • All body parts CT-Scanning
  • Brain
  • Adbomen
  • Pelvis
  • Chest
  • Extremities etc with or without contrast
  • High Resolution CT (HRCT)
  • Report within 24 hours

The X-RAY Department Working Hours:

07:30—19:00 hours Monday to Friday

Emergencies  – 24hours Services