All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ultrasound’

Focused Ultrasound Reduces Bones Metastases Pain

Focused Ultrasound Reduces Bones Metastases Pain

When cancer progresses and spreads to the bone, patients often suffer debilitating pain. A new phase III clinical trial shows that noninvasive MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) treatment that heats the cancer within the bone relieves pain and improves function for most patients when other treatment options are limited. The results were published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. …

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MRgFUS Offers Noninvasive Treatment for Breast Cancer

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Focused ultrasound under MR guidance may offer a safe and effective noninvasive treatment for breast cancer, according to research presented at RSNA 2013. MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) ablation requires no incision or puncture to perform. Instead, it uses the acoustic energy from high-intensity focused ultrasound to heat and ablate diseased tissue. Continuous MRI is used to locate the lesions and …

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Combined Imaging Technique Provides Gentler Breast Biopsy

Gentler Breast Biopsy

Experts from both the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT in St Ingbert, Germany, and the Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing MEVIS in Bremen, Germany, are working together on the MARIUS (magnetic resonance imaging using ultrasound) project, developing a quicker, gentler, more cost-effective biopsy method that is easier on breast cancer patients. The new technique would require just one …

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Dense Breast Tissue and Screening

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Radiology Today, a professional publication, just published an interview with Carol H. Lee, MD, FACR, and chair of the American College of Radiology’s Communications Committee of the Breast Imaging Commission and past president of the Society of Breast Imaging. Radiology Today (RT): Dense breast tissue notification laws are on the books in 13 states. With these laws and national legislation …

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MNAP Now Has the Lowest Prices in the Philadelphia Area!

MNAP Has the Lowest Prices in Philadelphia

Cash for medical care is becoming more and more popular and MNAP Diagnostic Center has made low cash prices for MRI, CT Scan, X-Ray, Mammogram, Ultrasound and other procedures available to accommodate patients without insurance and those with high deductables! The MNAP Website now has a complete list of procedures with the newly reduced prices, a big relief for those …

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