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2015-05-22 23:01:38

Dynamic New Exhibit, Traveling Science Show to Offer Unique Lessons in Human Anatomy, Healthy Living and the Wonders of Modern Medicine PITTSBURGH, Pa (PRWEB)

2015-05-21 23:06:03

New interface and apps power SottoPelle®’s new website to help patients and provider’s access important information for patient assistance and satisfaction. Scottsdale,

2015-05-21 12:31:10

Following Approval of the First Biosimilar in the U.S., Physician Groups Urge FDA to Give Full Consideration to Inclusion of Critical Information Needed by Physicians WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015

2015-05-20 23:04:32

The new UWS center is now the largest provider of services to the non-profit. Portland, Ore.

2015-05-20 08:35:26

SERMO Helps Save Patient's Life through Medical Crowdsourcing NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Just three weeks ago a doctor on SERMO, the top growing global social network of

2015-05-19 16:30:05

Fry's Decision Follows Career of Exemplary Achievement SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After a 30-plus-year career with Northern California's not-for-profit

2015-05-18 23:07:01

Albuquerque physician and surgeon, Patrick Hudson MD, has opened Coaching for Physicians providing coaching services for physicians. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB)

2015-05-16 08:21:21

Physician-led locum tenens placement firm takes non-traditional approach to physician staffing through understanding of today's healthcare challenges, clinical experience ORLANDO,

2015-05-15 23:01:34

Continuing the healing legacy of the Sisters of the Holy Cross and the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, the formation of Saint

2015-05-15 16:24:23

ROCHESTER, Mich., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The future looks bright for the 47 students who crossed the stage during Oakland University William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine's first-ever


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Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

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...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

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,...

2012-11-26 22:58:54

Percussion is a technique used during a clinical examination to elicit sounds while tapping on the body surface. These sounds can give clues to physicians as to the state of the underlying structures. Percussion can be utilized during well checks or during development of the physician’s differential diagnosis. Percussion was introduced to distinguish between empty and filled barrels of liquor until Dr. Leopold Auenbrugger introduced the technique to medicine. How the Method is Performed...

Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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