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ICU Management

2016 07 Mar

Prof. Daniel Lichtenstein is a medical intensivist and visiting Professor, who has worked at the medical ICU, University Hospital Ambroise-Paré in Paris, since 1989. This ICU, previously chaired by Prof. François Jardin, is believed to be the first ICU that had ultrasound onsite for cardiac purposes.In 1991 Prof. Lichtenstein defined critical ultrasound,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Robotic Biopsy Combines MRI and US

2016 26 Jan

MRI and Ultrasound is being combined in a robot, in research being conducted at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. The project shows promise in improving diagnosis of both breast cancer, by reducing false negatives, and muscle diseases. Foad Sojoodi Farimani, one of the project leaders of the European research project MRI and Ultrasound Robotic... Read more

IMAGING Management

US Can Improve Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

2016 19 Jan

Ovarian cancer tends to be diagnosed late and currently lacks effective screening tests, unlike breast cancer. Newly published research reports a promising model to aid diagnosis. An algorithm for the assessment of adnexal masses with ultrasound allows quantification of the risk of malignancy, according to work published in the American Journal of Obstetrics... Read more

Health Management

Volume 15 - Issue 4, 2015

2015 30 Dec

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Executive Health Management

'Sharps' Injuries Have Major Health and Cost Impact for Surgeons

2013 03 Apr

Injuries caused by needles and other sharp instruments are a major occupational hazard for surgeons—with high costs related to the risk of contracting serious infectious diseases, according to a special article in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).ASPS... Read more


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