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2012-11-27 14:55:38

Radiologists in Toronto have begun to identify a pattern of injuries that may be indicative of elder abuse, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). According to lead researcher Kieran J. Murphy, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., F.S.I.R., interim radiologist-in-chief at University Health Network in Toronto, Canada, only 2 percent of physical elder abuse is reported by clinicians. "Unlike cases of child abuse, there is very little...

2011-03-31 08:51:49

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- From the invention of angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were both first used to treat peripheral arterial disease in the legs, to drug-coated stents, balloon angioplasty, ozone generators and radiofrequency ablation and clot-removing devices of today "“ interventional radiologists have continued to shape and change the medical landscape and improve patient care. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause...

2010-03-16 09:30:00

Contributions of Society of Interventional Radiology members through medical patents, patent applications continue to alter medical landscape to improve patient care Over the past 40 years, more than 2,400 patents and patent applications"”pioneering modern medicine with the devices and drugs that advance minimally invasive treatments"”have been filed by members of the Society of Interventional Radiology. These innovations"”from the invention of angioplasty and the...

2009-03-09 14:04:41

Minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment relieves pain from herniated disks; pain and function outcomes similar to surgery results but with fewer complications, shorter recovery time A minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment"”that safely and effectively uses oxygen/ozone to relieve the pain of herniated disks"”will become standard in the United States in the next few years, predict researchers at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 34th Annual...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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