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2012-05-16 05:00:36

The mere thought of getting a standard colonoscopy makes some people shudder in their seats, and unfortunately, prevents many people from receiving the critically important check-up. But there is a new procedure that may make the whole process a bit easier to endure.

2012-05-15 11:30:52

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is an effective, noninvasive method for monitoring patients who undergo endovascular repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms.

2012-05-15 09:11:16

A CT-scan-based form of virtual colonoscopy that does not require laxative preparation appears to be as effective as standard colonoscopy in identifying the intestinal polyps most likely to become cancerous.

2012-05-15 05:16:13

Monitoring aneurysms with a less invasive option! Researchers are saying a simple contrast ultrasound is the answer.

2012-05-14 05:08:00

Respiratory movement during radiotherapy makes it difficult to hit the right treatment target and this in turn can lead to an under-dose of radiation to the tumor, or a potentially toxic over-dose to the surrounding healthy tissue.

New FDA Draft Proposal On X-Ray Imaging For Children
2012-05-10 06:40:12

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced a proposal to encourage X-ray manufacturers to consider children’s safety in the development of new imaging devices.

2012-05-04 21:17:47

Advanced imaging has been identified as one factor that contributes to the overall rising cost of healthcare in the US.

2012-05-03 13:55:07

Cervical spine CT examinations are unnecessary for emergency department (ED) patients who are a victim of "simple assault" or who have a "ground-level fall", unless the patient has a condition that predisposes the patient to spine fracture, a new study finds.

2012-05-03 05:23:26

X-rays have changed the way we look at medicine and strong technology is allowing us to make the process safer each year.


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  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
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