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Treating Blocked Arteries In The Lower Limbs

...emained open. A growing number of interventional radiologists are treating the condition with a less invasive stenting procedure. With this procedure, a catheter, or thin flexible tube, is inserted through a small incision in the skin and threaded to the site of the blocked artery. The vessel is pumped open by ...

The Best Way To Decrease Post-Mammogram Stress

Now, a new study recommends radiologists examine the initial mammogram immediately so any follow-up tests can be performed in // the same office visit. Between 5 percent and 11 percent of all screening mammograms are abnormal, meaning a woman must come back for a follow-up mammogram. Many a...

New X-ray machine launched by GE Healthcare

...anced radiography, our latest X-ray product offers radiologists better images for accurate diagnosis. It is our first made-in-India product, designed and developed for the local market as part of GE's goal to bring in global technology to developing markets," Raja said. To be marketed and serviced by Wipro GE He...

Diabetic Amputation May Reduce If Free Screenings Are There

... Additionally during Legs For Life, interventional radiologists screen for related vascular diseases, including abdominal aortic aneurysm, and carotid artery disease that can lead to stroke. Source: Newswise ...

Computer aided cancer identification in young women

... A computer-aided detection system not only helps radiologists detect more breast cancers, but also helps detect ...nger than in the pre-CAD group. In the study, the radiologists reviewed each mammogram and then activated the CAD system. The CAD system "marked" areas on the mamm...

Fat Patients Require Longer Needles

...hich included a small air bubble. Two independent radiologists analyzed the CT scans to fix the position of the bubble, Dr. Chan said. The analysis found that among the women, 23 of 25 injections, or 92% failed to reach muscle. Among men, 11 of 25 injections, or 44% missed the mark. Overall, the failure rate of ...

International Teleradiology: The Future Of Radiologic Diagnosis

...offer a solution to the silent prayers of numerous radiologists whose eyes crave for nothing more than a good nigh...ilm can then be taken up for analysis by a team of radiologists located in Israel, Australia or Switzerland. The findings can then be communicated back to the Unite...

Singapore’s Healthcare To Outsource To Indian Firm For Faster X-Ray Result

...g about 700 X-rays a month to Bangalore. Trained radiologists analyze each one, make diagnoses and send them bac...cheaper having the X-ray read in Bangalore than by radiologists in Singapore, and the reports from India are more detailed. "The Indian reports are quite detailed...

Coronal Multiplanar Reformatted Images to Replace the Conventional Ones

...ording to the authors, by using coronal reformats, radiologists would have to interpret 30-40% less images per cas...clinical practice. Add this to the fact that the radiologists detected more findings using coronal reformats alone, we are looking at improved work efficiency wit...

Google-Like Model Used To Diagnose Suspicious Breast Masses Quickly

...se of known cases of breast cancer in order to aid radiologists in their diagnosis. However, as clinical image libraries grow rapidly in mammography practice, knowledge-based CAD systems get slower and less efficient. In efforts to prevent such systems from bogging down, Duke's Georgia D. Tourassi, Ph.D. (Georg...

MDCT Compared to Digital Radiography in Orthopedic Patients

... imaging// technique, according to a study done by radiologists at the Medical University of Vienna in Vienna, Aus...d radiographs were analyzed by two musculoskeletal radiologists in consensus interpretation to determine bone healing. According to the results, no evidence of bo...

Technology-enabled diagnosis by overseas radiologists

New Zealand: An acute dearth of radiologists in New Zealand has led the Hawkes Bay district health board to seek the assistance of radiologists worldwide; a scheme being tried out for the first time //to help ease out the mounting backlog of un...

Specialist status for breast doctors may be revoked

...y the Medical Council comes into force//. A few radiologists who have had the opportunity of working with breast physicians understand the benefits of having them as part of the team. But the rest are still unconvinced about their contribution, so much so that breast physicians are unable to seek employment in...

MRI Technology Dramatically Improves Breast Cancer Diagnosis

...liam Smith and Dr. Marc Inciardi, dedicated breast radiologists in the hospital’s breast imaging center, have been working with new software for the MRI machine designed for breast cancer patients. Smith said he is amazed in the difference it makes. “We are now realizing just how bad we’ve been,” Smith said. “I...

Gamma Knife Offers Noninvasive Treatment for Vascular Disorders, Brain Tumors

...on oncologists, radiologists, neuro-interventional radiologists and physicists, supported by a dedicated nursing staff, review each case to devise the optimal treatment plan. “The Gamma Knife offers a more accurate way to treat smaller and deeper areas in the brain,” said Dr. Bruce Mickey, vice chairman of neur...

Hospital Selected to ‘25 Most Influential’ List in Radiology in 206

...ent high-resolution functional images of the body, radiologists are better able to detect what is wrong and how to treat it. Also, researchers at Penn will soon be armed with a new, cutting-edge technological tool in the field of radiology - a 7 Tesla whole-body MRI system. Penn’s Department of Radiology will b...

Computers Assist Breast Cancer Screening

...ld be included. The study was retrospective so the radiologists taking part in the trial knew no action would be t...K epidemiologist, this new method would permit the radiologists to focus their abilities on other important areas, that merit their attention....

Relax! Straight Talk About Back Problems

...back, comments the new study. A team of Scottish radiologists presented their findings recently at Chicago.They conducted their studies on 22 healthy adults. The volunteers were monitored using a specialized MRI scanner that could record their images as they assumed various postures for the purpose of study. Th...

Telemedicine Improves Breast Screenings for Rural Indian Reservations

...grams without// ever leaving the reservation. U-M radiologists sought to improve delivery of traditional mobile m...ey found the digital mammograms could be beamed to radiologists who could read them in Ann Arbor, Mich. “Mobile mammography is a critical way for Native American ...

Cancer? Get A Second Opinion

...o do with having a second pair of eyes. Having two radiologists read a mammogram is better than one.” Multidisciplinary tumor boards, include surgeons and nurses and cancer doctors who specialize in treatment and diagnosis. The team of specialists reviews all cases before arriving at a decision. Dr. Sabel said ...

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