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Two echocardiography ultrasound machines sealed: Government doctor under …

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On investigation it was revealed that Dr. Harbans Rani possessed three month training certificate issued by Professor and Head, Cardiology, Government Medical College Dr. Adarsh Kumar. He said upon inquiry Principal of college informed the team that there was no such course being run by the college but confirmed that the certificate was issued by Dr. Adarsh Kumar.

“If there is no legal training then the machines can’t be operated as they are vulnerable to misuse, ” he said ...

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Simbionix Introduces a New Ultrasound Training Simulator Enhancing Medical …

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Simbionix USA Corporation, a world leader of medical simulation training and education products, will introduce the new advanced U/S Mentor™ simulator. This new Simbionix simulator offers realistic hands-on training for diverse ultrasound examinations and interventions, and will be shown for the first time at the upcoming American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Exhibition in Denver, Colorado.

Ultrasound is the second most-widely used diagnostic imaging modality after X-Ray. The last decade has seen a significant shift from “provider performed” ultrasound, done ...

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Mercy Now Has Mobile MRI

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People in rural communities know sometimes when they need specialized services they have to travel. They have one less trip to make, though, as the latest medical imaging equipment hits the highway and comes to their communities.

Mercy has a new, upgraded mobile magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner that will travel to its hospitals in Aurora, Mo., Cassville, Mo., and Berryville, Ark. “This is a significant Mercy investment, and it ensures we have the latest technology available in all our communities,” ...

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‘Women must go for ultrasound if feel lump’

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SHARJAH: A visiting oncologist and breast cancer survivor from the US said young women must immediately go for the ultrasound when they feel  lumps on their breasts.

“It would be the ultrasound for them,” University of California (San Francisco)-Invest Therapeutics associate director and Early Phase Clinical Trials director Dr Pamela Munster told The ...

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aycan’s iPad app for Teleradiology, aycan mobile, receives FDA 510(k) clearance

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Rochester, N.Y. aycan Medical Systems, a recognized worldwide leader in medical imaging, announced today it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for aycan mobile, an iPad app for Teleradiology.

Designed to quickly, easily, and securely transfer DICOM images from hospitals and imaging centers to on-call and other radiologists and referring physicians with an iPad, aycan mobile’s simple interface and robust feature set make it the ideal tool for remote review, interpretation, and diagnosis of radiological images; reviewing images at patient bedsides; teleconsulting ...

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Ultrasound therapy provides non-invasive facelifts – KPLC

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If time and gravity have made your skin head south, this Healthcast is for you.  7News finds out how ultrasound therapy can give your face a lift, without going under the knife.

It is ultrasound technology like you have never seen it before.  “You can see on the screen the different layers of skin,” said Dr. Ralph Colpitts with The Plastic Surgery Center of Southwest Louisiana.

Dr. Colpitts performs “Ultherapy,” a non-surgical skin tightening procedure at his office that was appealing to 42-year-old Michelle LeBleu.  “Because ...

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Get ultrasound of retriever’s heart murmur

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Q:When I took my 13-month-old golden retriever to the vet to get neutered, a heart murmur was discovered that had gone previously undetected, and the vet was concerned about the anesthesia.

X-rays showed a slightly enlarged heart and therefore we didn’t go through with the procedure. What type of care might my dog need, and should I proceed with the neutering?

A: Murmurs in young animals are often congenital, but the fact that this murmur was not heard previously may indicate ...

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Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Detects High-Grade Prostate Cancer Using Less …

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Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Detects High-Grade
Prostate Cancer Using Less Biopsies

Older men in active surveillance for prostate
cancer would benefit from
using microbubble technique to watch progession

Oct. 1, 2012 Anything that reduces the necessity
of biopsies is usually welcomed by senior citizens, the most likely
victims of cancer. New ...

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U-SYSTEMS’ SOMO-V AUTOMATED BREAST ULTRASOUND (ABUS) SYSTEM …

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. – U-Systems, the leader in automated breast ultrasound, announced todaythat the somo-v Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS) system has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) for breast cancer screening as an adjunct to mammography for asymptomatic women with dense breast tissue.With the approval, the somo-v ABUS systembecomes the only device approved specifically for screening women with dense breasts.

“The FDA approval of the somo-v ABUS device is an exciting and important development in the detection ...

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ULTRASOUND-GUIDED INJECTION TREATMENTS FOR ARTHRITIS AND …

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September 29, 2012 (San Diego) — Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States with more than 46 million Americans having doctor‐diagnosed arthritis (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 2009). As joint pain is an extremely prevalent condition that many Americans face daily, new advances in technology for the delivery of image-guided injections ...

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