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2014-08-28 23:02:12

American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists granted 5-year accreditation to Gurnick's MRI program. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts is proud to announce that the MRI Technology program is re-accredited for the 5 years of the accreditation cycle by American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT). “We are very proud to have earned the ARMRIT re-accreditation. We are constantly improving our program to make...

2014-08-27 16:25:25

Society of Interventional Radiology's Lower Extremity Arterial RevascularizatioN Meeting Concentrates on Managing Patients With PAD; Register for Oct. 9-11 Course in Scottsdale, Ariz. FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 8 million Americans have peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in the legs due to buildup of fatty plaque in the arteries, according to recent statistics. With increases expected in the aging patient population and in incidences of diabetes and...

2014-08-25 23:00:55

A balance board accessory for a popular video game console can help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce their risk of accidental falls, according to new research published online, August 26, in the journal Radiology. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans showed that use of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board system appears to induce favorable changes in brain connections associated with balance and movement. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 A balance board accessory for a...

2014-08-22 23:04:51

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "PET Imaging Systems Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Positron emission tomography (PET) is a functional three dimensional imaging technique based on detection of photons originating from the destruction of emitted positrons with electrons from surrounding tissue. The imaging system produces a...

2014-08-21 23:09:14

The North American interventional cardiology devices market study covers the surgical and diagnostic devices market for angioplasty, aneurysm repair, and deep vein thrombosis procedures (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/north-american-interventional-cardiology-peripheral-vascular-devices-market-138691746.html). (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The "North American Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market by Angioplasty Balloon (Plain/Old, Cutting),...

2014-08-21 23:04:26

Dr. Amish Patel and Dr. Sujoy Menon now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Doctors’ expertise to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that two leading Radiologists, Amish P. Patel, MD, and Sujoy Menon, MD, have joined our Radiology Department. Our system welcomes Dr. Patel and Dr. Menon to the community. CarePoint Health’s Radiology Department provides a comprehensive array...

2014-08-21 23:03:30

Dr. Mary Hayes, Director of Women's Imaging, Memorial Healthcare System, has co-authored largest study to date on 3D mammography. Results show it detects more invasive cancers while reducing unnecessary recalls. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The results of a large, retrospectives study which are being published today in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) show that 3D mammography—also called tomosynthesis—finds significantly more invasive cancers and...

2014-08-15 23:06:35

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) awarded re-accreditation for a period of eight years to Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts Radiologic Technology Program. Concord, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 On August 5, 2014 the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) awarded re-accreditation for a period of eight years to Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts Radiologic Technology Program. The JRCERT is the only agency recognized by the United...

2014-08-14 23:08:49

CDI Miami, a digital medical imaging center located in Miami, Florida that deals specifically with diagnosing intra-corporeal diseases, announced today that they have both 2D and 3D mammography available to patients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The mammogram revolutionized cancer screening, and has helped untold thousands of women detect and defeat cancer early, before having to undergo dramatic surgeries and before tumors could spread into other areas of the body. One of the major...

2014-08-14 23:08:33

Gurnick Academy Radiologic Technology program ARRT pass rates remain superior. Concord, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts is proud to announce that 92% of Radiologic Technology program graduates of 2014 passed the ARRT exam on the first attempt. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is the world’s largest credentialing organization that seeks to ensure high quality patient care in medical imaging, interventional procedures, and radiation...


Latest Radiology Reference Libraries

Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal
2012-04-25 10:47:29

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal (BIIJ) is an online open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published quarterly. The first issue was published in July 2005. The journal publishes video recordings of presentations at selected meetings, conferences, and seminars, which may be used for educational purposes. All video publications since November 2009 are also available on SciVee. BIIJ’s costs are met by donations from regional and international biomedical imaging industry and...

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