Navigation Links
Blood pressure, glaucoma links in migraine patients; eye care goes digital and mobile
Date:10/17/2010

for Medical Use?

Like the rest of society, medicine increasingly relies on digital systems and mobile devices to manage work flow and enhance communications. Eye M.D.s (ophthalmologists) routinely evaluate internet-transmitted images of patients' eyes as part of diagnosis and treatment. Usually images are viewed at computer workstations with standard display screens. University of Pittsburg School of Medicine researchers wondered whether handheld devices like the iPhone would work equally well.

In the study, Eye M.D.s from the University of Pittsburg Eye Center evaluated three aspects of diabetic retinopathy, a potentially blinding disease that affects many people with diabetes, by reviewing both the standard computer monitor and iPhone images for 55 patients (110 eyes). The doctors then made recommendations for follow up treatment.

"We found high consistencymore than 85 percent agreementbetween evaluations based on the standard computer monitor and on the iPhone for all image sections tested," said Dr. Michael J. Pokabla. "There were no significant differences between evaluations and recommendations using the two systems, and the doctors rated the iPhone images as excellent. We conclude that mobile devices like the iPhone can be used to evaluate ophthalmic images," he added.

No Eye M.D. in the House? Videoconferencing Brings the Expert to the Outback When no ophthalmologist is available on site, some emergency rooms (ERs) in remote medical centers in rural Australia now use videoconferencing to receive diagnosis and treatment advice for their eye injury and ophthalmic illness patients.

A telecommunication link at a major metropolitan teaching eye hospital, the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (RVEEH), is connected with four ERs that serve large regions of rural Australia. Dr. Christolyn Raj and her team studied the effectiveness of this approach by reviewing the initial six months of RVEEH videoconference interactions
'/>"/>

Contact: Mary Wade
mwade@aao.org
510-725-5677
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Even a Little Weight Loss Helps Lower Blood Pressure in Obese Kids
2. Nearly 1 in 5 W.Va. 5th Graders May Have High Blood Pressure
3. Heart Surgery Patients Do Fine With Fewer Blood Transfusions: Study
4. Bloodstream infection surveillance inconsistent between institutions, U-M study shows
5. Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Bedtime May Boost Effectiveness
6. University of Colorado gets federal award for Cord Blood Bank
7. Reducing blood transfusions improves patient safety and cuts costs
8. Keeping blood pressure in check may benefit some African-Americans with kidney disease
9. Blood test could diagnose Alzheimers disease, UT Southwestern researchers find
10. USF and Saneron get $2.6 million to develop Alzheimers treatment using umbilical cord blood cells
11. Lack of Sleep During Pregnancy Ups Risk of High Blood Pressure
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/14/2014)... July 14, 2014 BCC Research ... SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY: GLOBAL MARKETS , the global ... nearly $11.9 billion in 2018, with a five-year ... products account for the fastest growing segment, with ... Synthetic biology-enabled products in the pharmaceutical/diagnostics, chemical, energy, ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... The Encino cosmetic dentist at Encino ... and porcelain veneers. These restorations are an excellent alternative ... greater loss of healthy tooth tissue. They work similarly ... on the tooth. Encino dentist Dr. Mastour and his ... they offer the most appropriate treatment recommendations for each ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Gray HealthDay Reporter ... suggests that a faltering sense of smell might signal ... inexpensive, low-tech smell test could spot who needs more ... the decreased ability to identify odors was associated with ... Alzheimer,s disease. "We,re trying to be able to ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July ... linked to multiple health issues, but dementia isn,t one of ... widowhood may even delay dementia, the researchers found. "For ... was associated with a later age of developing full-blown dementia ... Bryan Woodruff. Woodruff, an assistant professor of neurology ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Skin M.D. by ... on Monday, July 14th, located at 45 East ... last all week through Saturday, July 19th, with ... welcomed to attend. The business is owned by ... anti-aging, weight loss services, and sells high-end industry ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global Market for Synthetic Biology to Reach Nearly $11.9 Billion by 2018 — Enabled Products Account for the Fastest Growing Segment with 36.7% CAGR 2Health News:Global Market for Synthetic Biology to Reach Nearly $11.9 Billion by 2018 — Enabled Products Account for the Fastest Growing Segment with 36.7% CAGR 3Health News:Encino Esthetic Dental Group is Now Offering Lumineers and Porcelain Veneers 2Health News:Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer's Early? 2Health News:Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer's Early? 3Health News:Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds 2Health News:Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds 3Health News:The Cosmetic Medic Announces Grand Opening of New Skin M.D., a Physician-Administered Anti-aging, Skincare, and Weight Loss Practice 2Health News:The Cosmetic Medic Announces Grand Opening of New Skin M.D., a Physician-Administered Anti-aging, Skincare, and Weight Loss Practice 3
... hunger strike to protest against the raising of the Narmada ... attending on her Sunday. // ,"Medha Patkar has ... doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... ,AIIMS medical superintendent D.K. Sharma said that Patkar's ...
... strapped for cash are planning on letting go of staff and ... Hospital in Wolverhampton, a hospital in such a crisis which has ... hoping to save about ?2.5 million a year. The management hope ... medical secretary bill by sending voice recordings over the internet to ...
... a Melbourne study australians go to hospitals with injuiries due ... latest issue of the Medical// Journal of Australia. ... to falls of all hospital cases. ,Associate Professor ... Centre led the study and incorporated a falls prevention ...
... diet can influence corrective behaviour in prisoners.// ... product of poor nutrition was tested in a prison ... less violent when put on a diet rich in ... paper titled “Seafood Consumption and Homicide Mortality”, raised this ...
... UK has fallen to its lowest levels since such records ... Suicide Prevention Strategy. The report also shows //a drop in ... well as a decline in the number of suicides among ... major cause of preventable death in England and elsewhere. At ...
... chemicals that could trigger inflammation leading to deterioration of ... the crucial link between obesity and heart disease. ... that fat cells lying close to blood vessels in ... influence biological processes within the body, reported the online ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:7/14/2014)... , July 14, 2014  GenSpera, Inc. ... for the treatment of cancer, announces that Kareg ... , has issued the following research report on  ... Traube , Director of Research, Kareg Corporation, Initiating ... Read the full report: http://www.genspera.com/press/140711_Genspera_research_report_July2014.pdf ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Calif. , July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... announces a technology partnership with global bioengineering ... its technology for quick-to-market products. ... and DNA2.0,s machine learning optimization technologies, such ... up the process of engineering proteins in ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA ), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products ... its 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at ... Shangdi Xi Road, Haidian District, Beijing , PRC. All ... vote and are invited to attend. The primary agenda of ... Yuk Lam Lo , Simon Anderson , Kenneth Lee ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Kareg Corporation Initiates Coverage on GenSpera with a Speculative Buy Recommendation 2Kareg Corporation Initiates Coverage on GenSpera with a Speculative Buy Recommendation 3Kareg Corporation Initiates Coverage on GenSpera with a Speculative Buy Recommendation 4Kareg Corporation Initiates Coverage on GenSpera with a Speculative Buy Recommendation 5Kareg Corporation Initiates Coverage on GenSpera with a Speculative Buy Recommendation 6Pareto Biotechnologies Announces Technology Partnership With DNA2.0, Inc. 2Pareto Biotechnologies Announces Technology Partnership With DNA2.0, Inc. 3Sinovac Schedules 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders 2Sinovac Schedules 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders 3
... an 125I radioimmunoassay designed for,in ... quantitative,measurement of estradiol in serum, ... in girls,and gynecomastia in men, ... amenorrhea. It is,also intended for ...
... determination of Estradiol (E2) concentration in human serum ... hormone with a phenolic A ring. This ... It is the most potent natural Estrogen, ... smaller amounts by the adrenal cortex, and the ...
... is the most potent, naturally secreted estrogen ... the ovary [1]. In the ovary, estradiol ... estrone, a less potent estrogen derived from ... many body tissues. In men, small amounts ...
... VITROS ECi brings true automation and ... testing. Highly sensitive assays for thyroid, ... bone metabolism testing are currently available, ... The VITROS ECi can simultaneously process ...
Medicine Products: