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2014-09-03 23:04:15

Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s third 3T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system will be installed in the Blackstone Valley Medical Building at 333 School Street in Pawtucket on September 4, 2014. Pawtucket, Rhode Island (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Accessing Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s (RIMI) state-of-the-art imaging services will be more convenient than ever for residents of northern Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s third 3T magnetic...

2014-09-03 08:32:37

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Active Medical, Inc. (ACTIVE) a leading supplier of medical and surgical supplies, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded GSA Schedule 65-IIA contract (V797D-40172) and are now certified to supply Medical Equipment and Supplies to the Federal Government. Acknowledging the growth in federal spending through the GSA, Active Medical has listed their medical and surgical supplies on the government's electronic ordering system, GSA...

2014-09-02 23:07:06

One of the Most Distinguished Private Hospitals in the Middle East to Receive Quality Assurance, Second Opinion and Teleradiology Expert Services Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 USARAD Holdings Inc. a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and telemedicine solutions provider, including SecondOpinions.com® – consumer division is gaining international attention with its innovative and technologically advanced services. The telemedicine industry...

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...


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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