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2014-03-05 08:31:11

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Report Highlights Benefits of Different Access Approach to Treat Women's Noncancerous Growths; Could Be "Game Changer" for Image-guided Minimally Invasive Treatments, Improving Patient Comfort FAIRFAX, Va., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interventional radiologists have devised a new way to access a woman's fibroids--by flipping her wrist and treating via an arm not groin artery--to nonsurgically shrink noncancerous growths...

2014-03-05 08:29:18

SHELTON, Connecticut, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International medical imaging IT company, Sectra [http://www.sectra.com/medical ] (STO: SECT B), and IDS announce Sectra CloudFlex, a cloud-based, comprehensive suite of breast imaging tools designed for low-volume mammography sites. Modular functionality includes a clinical reporting platform, advanced speech recognition technology, a workflow portal and CRM system. This synergistic collaboration with IDS allows Sectra to...

2014-03-04 23:30:38

Center for Diagnostic Imaging of Miami announces a new thyroid scanning technology. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The best way to treat any disease is to prevent it from occurring in the first place. This is the idea behind preventative medicine, which not only prevents disease, but prevents the costs that come with it. Diseases like hypothyroidism can cause serious health issues such as obesity and a higher risk for heart disease. That is why CDI Miami, a medical imaging center...

2014-03-04 23:01:49

Diagnostic Imaging Associates has joined InvisionHealth. They will also add a new doctor this month. Williamsville, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Diagnostic Imaging Associates is excited to announce that they have recently undergone a few changes in their organization. They have now joined InvisionHealth and will be welcoming a new doctor to the practice this month. InvisionHealth is one of Western New York’s fastest growing and leading providers of comprehensive and compassionate health...

2014-03-04 23:00:18

New research shows that ultra-high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides detailed views of a brain area implicated in Parkinson’s disease, possibly leading to earlier detection of a condition that affects millions worldwide. The results of this research are published online, March 5, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 New research shows that ultra-high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides detailed views of a brain area implicated in...

2014-03-04 16:12:53

Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with MRI can accurately predict future cardiovascular events like strokes and heart attacks in people without a history of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers have long known that some arterial plaque is more dangerous because of its vulnerability to rupture. MRI can discern features of vulnerable plaque, such as a lipid core with a thin fibrous cap. This ability makes MRI a...

2014-03-04 12:26:14

Serious Complication of Post-thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) Often Causes Lengthy Disability; Interventional Radiologists Offer Solutions Through Minimally Invasive, Image-guided Medicine FAIRFAX, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but serious complication that often causes long-term disability for patients. During March's DVT Awareness Month, the Society of...

2014-03-03 23:00:09

Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with MRI can accurately predict future cardiovascular events like strokes and heart attacks in people without a history of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study published online, March 4, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with MRI can accurately predict future cardiovascular events like strokes and heart attacks in people without a history of cardiovascular...

2014-03-03 08:31:29

New products including lower-dose tomosynthesis and tomosynthesis-guided biopsy to be showcased for the radiology community BEDFORD, Mass., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, will showcase its extensive portfolio of innovative products for breast cancer...

2014-02-25 23:03:30

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) once again donated $2,500 to support the Providence College Women’s Basketball Program’s fight to end breast cancer. East Providence, RI (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) was pleased to once again donate $2,500 to support the Providence College (PC) Women’s Basketball Program’s fight to end breast cancer. The donation covered the purchase of the ‘Pink Out Friartown’ uniforms, which were worn during the February...


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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