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Italian researchers say a technique that aspirates pleural tissue through a fine-gauge needle is a less traumatic way to perform mesothelioma tissue biopsies. Raleigh,
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Nov.
Clinical trials to take place at Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou and Nouvel Hôpital Civil de Strasbourg in France PARIS, November 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mauna
SAN ANTONIO, Nov.
MACON, Georgia, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mauna Kea Technologies (Euronext : MKEA FR0010609263) and Coliseum Northside Hospital, an HCA hospital, today announced
BUFFALO GROVE, Illinois, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leica Biosystems, a global leader in anatomic pathology laboratory solutions and instruments, announced today
PCT-dependent Method Provides High Quality Mass Spectrometry-based Proteomic Analysis in Small Needle Biopsy Samples for the First Time, Offering Potential to Vastly Improve Drug Discovery and Design
Funds to Support Commercial Expansion in the U.S. and International Launch of the Veran Thoracic Navigation System(TM) ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct.
OWINGS MILLS, Md., Oct.
Investigators say "pleural pointillism" is more accurate at spotting mesothelioma on MRI images than the two most common techniques. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB)
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...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.