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2014-01-28 23:29:51

North Broward Radiologists, a Florida-based radiology group, now offers lung cancer screenings for patients in high-risk populations. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 New legislation under the Affordable Health Care Act guarantees full insurance coverage of annual lung cancer screenings for high-risk patients. North Broward Radiologists (NBR) is excited to announce current availability for high quality, effective lung cancer screening for these patients. Patients included...

2014-01-27 23:25:06

The Digital Medical Imaging of Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Miami announces lung screenings for smokers and ex-smokers to help save lives. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 85 percent of lung cancers occur in smokers resulting in approximately 160,000 deaths a year. Many of those deaths as a result of the disease going undetected for months, giving the disease time to spread throughout a patient's lungs until it reaches fatal stages. Both scientists and medical experts agree,...

2014-01-27 23:00:33

Rapid substitution of stationary devices by portable X-ray and CT scan devices in compliance with changing dynamics of the healthcare industry will open up new avenues for this market. Visit http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/portable-x-ray-and-ct-scan-devices-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The global market for portable X-ray and CT scan devices is expected to reach USD 8,408.0 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research,...

2014-01-23 23:31:24

Radiology portal AuntMinnie.com has announced that it will feature editorial coverage of the radiology sessions of the Arab Health 2014 conference, running January 27-30 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Radiology portal AuntMinnie.com has announced that it will feature editorial coverage of the radiology sessions of the Arab Health 2014 conference, running January 27-30 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The premiere healthcare conference for the Arab...

2014-01-23 23:22:37

Multispecialty Medical Panel Available 24/7 to Answer General Medical Questions in as Little as 30 Minutes Fort Lauderdalae, FL. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 USARAD Holdings Inc., a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and telemedicine solutions provider recently launched SecondOpinions.com which offers a state of the art, proprietary, web-based consumer platform connecting patients globally to top U.S. physicians in any specialty and sub-specialty announced today that it will...

2014-01-22 23:02:57

Wimbledon Health Partners (WHP), a leading on-site diagnostic testing company providing physicians’ vascular, echocardiogram and NCV testing recently signed an agreement with Axiom Associates that seeks to aggressively enhance the quality of life and promote wellness. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Wimbledon Health Partners (WHP), a leading on-site diagnostic testing company providing physicians’ vascular, echocardiogram and NCV testing recently signed an agreement with...

2014-01-20 23:24:26

CDI Miami announces new x-ray diagnosis procedures that will improve the old practice of x-rays. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 X-Ray imaging is the most widely known and used form of medical imaging in the world. A procedure using x-rays uses a small amount of radioactive energy on a specific area of the body in order to detect an anomaly in the tissue, such as a fracture or mass. The procedure is painless and safe, and takes very little time. When x-ray imagery first entered...

2014-01-20 08:22:49

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Computed Tomography Systems Market to 2019 - Lower Radiation Dose and Improved Workflow in Advanced CT Systems to Increase Adoption Rates Computed Tomography Systems Market to 2019 - Lower Radiation Dose and Improved Workflow in Advanced CT Systems to Increase Adoption Rates SummaryGBI Research's report, "Computed Tomography Systems Market to 2019 - Lower Radiation Dose and Improved...

2014-01-18 16:20:21

RESTON, Va., Jan. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has named William T. Thorwarth, Jr., M.D., FACR, chief executive officer (CEO), effective April 2014. A practicing diagnostic radiologist with Catawba Radiological Associates in Hickory, N.C., Thorwarth has previously served as ACR President, chair of the ACR Economics Commission, member of the ACR Board of Chancellors and most recently on the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...

2014-01-16 23:04:26

Transparency Market Research Report published "Bone Densitometers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/bone-densitometers-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Bone Densitometers Market (DEXA, QCT, pDEXA, SEXA, pQCT, RA and QUS) -...


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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