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2007-12-22 15:00:00

Like an estimated 37 million other Americans, Glen Templeton has sought medical treatment for sinus infections. The 20-year-old Carroll High School graduate, who now attends Ball State University, began experiencing severe problems a couple of years ago due to allergies. He took antibiotic after antibiotic in an attempt for relief. "He'd finish one round, and then a couple weeks later, he'd have another infection," said his mother, Cheryl Templeton. In August, he developed an infection in...

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Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

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