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Outside the National Cancer Institute, LIJ is one of only two US medical centers to offer new prostate fusion biopsy technology. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) May
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By using swarms of untethered grippers, each as small as a speck of dust, Johns Hopkins engineers and physicians say they have devised a new way to perform biopsies that could provide a more effective way to access narrow conduits in the body as well as find early signs of cancer or other diseases.
Researchers have discovered that benign precancerous lesions detected in prostate biopsies are more likely to develop into prostate cancer for obese men compared to their normal-weight counterparts.
OralCDx Places Oral Cancer on Short List of Preventable Diseases. Suffern, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 4 billion mathematical operations per second used
Genetic variants have been identified which can increase serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) concentrations and prostate cancer risk.
Radiologists are a step closer to implementing a program in an underserved region of Uganda for diagnosing and treating women with palpable breast masses.
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Biopsy Devices Market (Disposable & Reusable Needles, Hot & Cold Forceps, Needle-based Biopsy Guns, VAB,
Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...
The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...
The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual assault...
Medical inspection is a head to toe exam completed by a physician. This inspection can either be for a well-check or for diagnosis. During this exam several techniques, tools and outside resources may be utilized in order to complete. A systematic approach will give the physician more uniform results that will be more useful for diagnosis and monitoring patient health. Common practice of this inspection will also build a better patient knowledge and relationship. Technique Providers have...
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.