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2014-04-08 23:29:08

Strategic relationship between quantitative imaging leader and key teleradiology company provides Physicians and Hospitals with comprehensive volumetric MRI reports. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 CorTechs Labs, Inc. is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with StatRad, LLC, a leading provider of innovative teleradiology services, which will distribute NeuroQuant® to its hospital and clinic clients. RadConnect, a division of StatRad that provides a medical image sharing...

2014-04-07 10:51:01

Study of Norwegian students finds great variation in impact on bone mineral density in boys and girls Results of a study presented today at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases, showed that in boys, higher screen time was adversely associated to bone mineral density (BMD) at all sites even when adjusted for specific lifestyle factors. The skeleton grows continually from birth to the end of the teenage years, reaching peak bone mass – maximum...

2014-04-04 23:36:44

The annual spring conference’s schedule of events reflects the RBMA’s commitment to leveraging technology to better serve its membership. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) is proud to highlight recent enhancements to its annual spring meeting agenda. This year’s Radiology Summit, taking place May 4-7 at the Westin in Charlotte, NC, will feature two key additions aimed at better serving RBMA members through technology. On Monday,...

2014-04-04 23:30:25

Rhode Island Medical Imaging announced that John A. Pezzullo, MD, will serve as president of the Board of Directors, Peter Evangelista, MD has been elected Treasurer, and Terrence Healey, MD will serve as Secretary. East Providence, RI (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging announced that John A. Pezzullo, MD, will serve as president of the Board of Directors, Peter Evangelista, MD has been elected Treasurer, and Terrence Healey, MD will serve as Secretary. Dr. John A....

2014-04-02 12:31:01

National campaign aims to reduce unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures OAKVILLE, ON, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Radiologists (OAR) strongly supports the Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) campaign, launched today by the Canadian Medical Association. CWC is a campaign that encourages physicians and patients to engage in healthy conversations ensuring access to medically necessary tests, treatments and procedures, and to help them make smart and effective...

2014-04-01 16:25:37

ATLANTA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Physics, the leading national provider of medical and health physics consulting and testing services, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Medical Physics Services, Inc. (MPS) of Daphne, Alabama. MPS has provided diagnostic medical physics testing and consulting services in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi since 1990. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131220/CL37453LOGO The acquisition, which is effective today, expands West...

2014-04-01 14:20:53

Population-based screening with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is associated with lower recall and biopsy rates than screen film mammography (SFM), suggesting that FFDM may reduce the number of diagnostic workups and biopsies that do not lead to diagnosis of breast cancer, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Previous population-based studies comparing the accuracy of SFM versus FFDM have reported conflicting results, and reported recall rates—or the...

2014-03-31 23:00:44

Population-based screening with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is associated with lower recall and biopsy rates than screen film mammography (SFM), suggesting that FFDM may reduce the number of diagnostic workups and biopsies that do not lead to diagnosis of breast cancer, according to a new study published online, April1, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Population-based screening with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is associated with lower...

2014-03-28 23:01:57

President of North Broward Radiologists Named as New Board Member Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The Broward Health Foundation (BHF) recently appointed David H. Ring, Jr., MD to its Board of Directors effective immediately. As President of North Broward Radiologists, P.A., Dr. Ring oversees a board-certified group of physicians providing diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology services to Broward Health, one of the nation’s largest and leading healthcare...

2014-03-27 08:35:00

Newest Leaders in Research, Scientific Literature, Teaching and Leadership Announced at 39th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) announced the addition of 29 Fellows to the Fairfax, Virginia-based, national organization's roster during SIR's 39th Annual Scientific Meeting, March 22-27 in San Diego. This honor, achieved by fewer than 10 percent of SIR membership, goes to members who...


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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