Category Archives: Radiology

Radiology and Your Hospital: Rethink and Regroup

Ohio hospital strikes innovative new partnership with outside imaging practice Patient care and satisfaction is a top priority for many hospitals and healthcare networks across the country, and many facilities are trying new approaches to keep their patients, and physicians, … Continue reading

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A Century of Innovation: Radiological Society of North America’s 2014 Annual Meeting

RSNA celebrates historical anniversary with president’s address on Sunday The Radiological Society of North America‘s 2014 Annual Meeting is currently underway in Chicago, Illinois, and this year marks a special milestone for the organization. The RSNA is celebrating their 100th … Continue reading

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New Video Glasses Reduce Patient Anxiety in IR Procedures

Video glasses worn by patients undergoing interventional radiology procedures help reduce anxiety without disruption to medical staff According to an article published on the Radiological Society of North America’s website, new research from the University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, … Continue reading

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In Remembrance: Harvey L. Neiman, MD, FACR 1943 – 2014

Earlier this month, former chief executive officer of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Harvey L. Neiman, MD, FACR, passed away after a long-standing illness. Seen as a visionary in the field of radiology and beyond, Dr. Neiman helped bring … Continue reading

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Windy City Welcomes Havel’s Echogenic Needles

Havel’s Inc. recently exhibited at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 36th Annual Scientific Meeting at McCormick Place in Chicago Illinois. The SIR Meeting is the premier gathering for all professionals devoted to the field of interventional radiology, and even though … Continue reading

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Havel’s Releases 4 New Innovative Echogenic Needles

Havel’s Incorporated Announces the Release of Four New Innovative Ultrasound Needles.  The market leader in echogenic needles for ultrasound guided regional anesthesia releases four new innovative echogenic needles.      CINCINNATI, July 12/Havel’s Incorporated/ – Havel’s Incorporated, the Cincinnati-based market … Continue reading

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Growth of Percutaneous Needle Biopsies Continues

Studies show that biopsies using percutaneous needles are a growing practice.  Read the following article for more information. Use of Percutaneous Needle Biopsies Continues to Grow  

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High Frequency Ultrasound Can Identify Skin Cancer

Dermatologists who biopsy suspicious lesions will now have a more efficient test for potentially deadly melanoma.  High-frequesncy ultrasound with elastography can improve the efficiency of skin cancer diagnosis. According to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological … Continue reading

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Is It Finally Time to Abandon the Use of Blind Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injections?

Dr. Michael L. Whitworth and Dr. Jose de Cordoba answer “yes” in pages 17-30 of the International Spine Intervention Society newsletter (Volume 6, Number 2). Read the abstract below. ABSTRACT The use of non-radiological guided epidural steroid injections is a … Continue reading

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