Category Archives: Radiology

Havel’s EchoStim® Not Included in 12 Needle Study, “Ultrasound Characteristics of Needles for Regional Anesthesia”

Havel’s EchoStim® echogenic insulated needles were not officially released in time to be included in the study, “Ultrasound Characteristics of Needles for Regional Anesthesia”, which was published in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine1 in September 2007.  Instead Havel’s echogenic Chiba … Continue reading

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Does Sonographic Needle Guidance Affect the Clinical Outcome of Intraarticular Injections?

In July, the Journal of Rheumatology published the article “Does Sonographic Needle Guidance Affect the Clinical Outcome of Intraarticular Injections?” Dr. William L. Sibbett, Jr. contributed to the article. Dr. Sibbett is the inventor of the Avanca syringe. To view … Continue reading

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New Non-Surgical Treatment for Uterine Fibroids

The New England Journal of Medicine has published information on a new safe, nonsurgical option for treatment of uterine fibroids. The article describes the benefits of Uterine Fibroid Embolization in Clinical Therapeutics. This interventional radiology treatment could possibly decrease the … Continue reading

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Ultrasound Guided Needle Procedure Provides Relief for Rotator Cuff Calcific Tendonitis

Ultrasound guided percutaneous needle procedure shows prompt recovery and relief for rotator cuff calcific tendonitis. To read the abstract and full article, click here.

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