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Frequent Dental X-rays May Be Linked To Brain Tumors
2012-04-10 11:50:38

A new study has shown a link between frequent dental X-rays and an increased risk of developing non-cancerous brain tumors. Researchers are using this study as a reminder of the dangers of frequent dental X-rays. Rather than suggesting patients eschew these X-rays, these researchers are recommending their new findings become part of the conversation the patient has with their doctor. In fact, the American Dental Association´s (ADA) guidelines still recommend healthy patients, free of...

2012-04-05 20:56:46

Engineering Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Develop “Phantoms” To Make Medical Imaging Safer for Overweight Individuals Most medical imaging equipment is not designed with overweight and obese patients in mind. As a result, these individuals can be exposed to higher levels of radiation during routine X-ray and CT scans. A new study from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the first to calculate exactly how much additional radiation obese patients receive from...

2012-04-02 22:20:51

NUREMBERG, Germany, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent, progressive, application-based: The new Ziehm Imaging Internet site now offers customers and interested parties even faster access to company and product information. The entire product portfolio of the market and innovation leader for mobile C-arms is presented clearly in a brand-new look and supplemented by extensive background information on the application areas. Visitors to the site with a technical or...

2012-04-02 20:56:47

The secondary cancer risk from multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) scans is low among older adults, according to a study from Stanford University in the April issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology. MDCT is a high-speed imaging technique that is commonly used to diagnose a variety of diseases and conditions. Evidence shows that MDCT scanning offers important benefits through more accurate diagnosis and better disease management in a range of medical disorders....

2012-03-28 06:26:19

JVIR Editor's Awards for 2011 Outstanding Clinical Research and Outstanding Laboratory Investigation Articles Presented During Society of Interventional Radiology's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology--the Society of Interventional Radiology's flagship publication--together with the SIR Foundation presented the 2011 JVIR Editor's Award for Outstanding Clinical Research Paper to Joao...

2012-03-28 02:25:32

Honorees Kyung J. Cho, M.D., FSIR; Dimitris Kelekis, M.D., FSIR and Louis G. Martin, M.D., FSIR, Ensure Future of Interventional Radiology by Advancing Quality of Medicine and Patient Care SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kyung J. Cho, M.D., FSIR; Dimitris Kelekis, M.D., Ph.D., FSIR, and Louis G. Martin, M.D., FSIR, were each awarded SIR's Gold Medal, an honor given to those who have helped ensure the future of interventional radiology by advancing the quality of...

2012-03-28 02:25:31

Developing and Proving Interventional Radiology's Care-changing Advances Will Be Paramount, Says Division Head at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marshall Hicks, M.D., FSIR, an interventional radiologist and head of the division of diagnostic imaging at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, assumed office as the 2012-13 president of the Society of Interventional Radiology during its 37th Annual...

2012-03-28 02:25:28

Marshall E. Hicks, M.D., FSIR, Begins Term as SIR President; New Executive Council Members Named During SIR's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marshall Hicks, M.D., FSIR, head of the division of diagnostic imaging at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, assumed office as the 2012-13 president of the Society of Interventional Radiology during its 37th Annual Scientific Meeting in San...

2012-03-28 02:22:06

ALBANY, New York, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "X-Ray Market: Global Market Analysis, Size and Forecast (2011 - 2017)", Global X-Ray market was worth USD 7.3 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 9.1 billion in 2017, growing at a CAGR of 3.6% from 2011 to 2017. In the overall global market, American region is expected to maintain its lead position in...

2012-03-26 10:24:11

New imaging parameters rein in incremental radiation dose from potentially life-saving CT-guided biopsy of lung nodules to reduce patients' overall exposure New guidelines for CT-guided biopsies of lung nodules significantly reduce radiation exposure allowing individuals the benefit of the procedure, which may cut down on overall lung cancer deaths. This research is being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Francisco, Calif. "The...