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2010-11-15 13:19:03

A protocol that uses continuous real-time radiation monitoring, low-dose imaging programs and requires physician awareness of radiation dose, significantly reduced radiation exposure during electrophysiology procedures and catheter ablations to diagnose and treat heart arrhythmias in children.

2010-09-13 08:56:43

In the last year, one in five women and one in seven men injured themselves intentionally.

2010-09-07 17:22:18

Using ultrasound and a minimally-invasive procedure, radiologists can identify and treat patients who engage in a disturbing self-injury behavior known as self-embedding.

2010-06-07 11:01:00

BOSTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, presented at the 64th Vascular Annual Meeting presented by the Society for Vascular Surgery® today, assessed the accuracy of indirect estimated radiation doses of 47 patients during endovascular thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair (eTAAA). "The standard methods of reporting and documenting peak skin dose is the indirect assessment provided by the imaging system and when used alone there were patients in our that had study with greater than 15Gy in...

2010-05-06 13:50:41

Fluoroscopic (X-ray) guided steroid injections offer a safe and effective alternative to the conventional treatment of hamstring tendonitis.

2010-03-15 15:21:52

Body size, gender and the complexity of heart disease significantly influence how much cumulative radiation skin dose that patients receive during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) therapy, also known as angioplasty, according to a new Mayo Clinic study.

2010-03-04 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ECR Booth #314/Expo C -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc.


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