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2014-03-07 12:26:01

Arizona radiology group raises awareness of potentially lifesaving program SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scottsdale Medical Imaging (SMIL) has launched a new website, www.checkmylungs.com, in support of a groundbreaking lung cancer screening program and to raise awareness of the importance of early detection. The new Check My Lungs website is designed and programmed to be a unique lung cancer screening resource for patients and physicians. This innovative site...

2014-02-19 23:29:18

Dr. Ronald Receveur, one of Louisville’s best cosmetic dentists, can look not only at patient’s teeth above the gum line, but thanks to a miraculous new piece of equipment, he can see all the way to the bone. Dr. Receveur has installed the Sirona Galileos 3D Dental Imaging System, which offers computerized axial tomography (CAT) scans of the jaw and mouth. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Dr. Ronald Receveur, one of Louisville’s best cosmetic dentists, can look not only at...

2014-02-17 12:23:44

Findings also show opportunity for enhanced patient safety by reducing unnecessary radiation exposure BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through HEALTHeLINK's health information exchange (HIE), participating providers have instant access to patient health information, including diagnostic tests that may have been conducted in a clinical setting. Along these lines, HEALTHeLINK recently conducted an analysis of the number of multiple computed tomography (CT) scans ordered for the same...

2014-02-12 08:34:38

DUBLIN, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tg7gxt/3d_scanning ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International 3D Scanning Market - Worldwide Market Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 3D technology has a wide portfolio of applications. As well as uses in automotive and transportation industries, it contributes to aerospace and defense via...

2014-02-11 10:42:18

Reduces ED length of stay, can avoid radiation from CT scans Using portable ultrasound as a first-line imaging study in kids with suspected appendicitis helps reduce emergency room length of stay and reduces the need for CT scans, according to a team of Mount Sinai researchers. Bedside ultrasound, often referred to as point-of-care ultrasonography, has a specificity of about 94%, meaning that it misses few cases, , the Mt. Sinai researchers add. Results from the study are published online...

2014-02-10 23:25:09

CDI Miami offers new procedures that detect skeletal health and prevent osteoporosis. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Osteoporosis is typically an age-related disorder where bone density is lost slowly over time. The most common symptom is bone fracture; these occur in bone structures and situations where bones wouldn’t usually break. These “fragility fractures” usually occur in the spinal column, ribs, hips, and wrists, which are all points where complex joints and movement...

2014-02-10 16:27:39

Reduces ED Length of Stay, Can Avoid Radiation from CT Scans NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using portable ultrasound as a first-line imaging study in kids with suspected appendicitis helps reduce emergency room length of stay and reduces the need for CT scans, according to a team of Mount Sinai researchers. Bedside ultrasound, often referred to as point-of-care ultrasonography, has a specificity of about 94%, meaning that it misses few cases, the Mt. Sinai...

2014-02-10 16:26:31

DUBLIN, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/scbzg6/bone) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Bone Densitometers Market - Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/scbzg6/bone ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Bone densitometer devices allow non-invasive, quantitative measurement of bone mass...

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,...