CTA Can Diagnose Partially Obstructed IVC in Budd-Chiari

CTA Can Diagnose Partially Obstructed IVC in Budd-Chiari

For patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS), computed tomographic angiography (CTA) has high diagnostic accuracy for partially obstructed inferior vena cava (IVC), according to a study published online Nov. 29 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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Snippet: Endoluminal biplane ultrasonography

Snippet: Endoluminal biplane ultrasonography

The use of endoluminal biplane ultrasonography in the diagnosis of rectovaginal fistula can accurately determine the internal openings in the rectum or vagina

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Cardiology tip: Epicardial Fat and its therapeutic implications

Cardiology tip: Epicardial Fat and its therapeutic implications

Epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) thickening should be considered a risk factor in the development of cardiovascular disease, a potential therapeutic target for cardiovascular pathology and a molecular point of contact for “endocrine-cardiology.

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Topography-guided transepithelial surface ablation reduces moderate to high astigmatism

Topography-guided transepithelial surface ablation reduces moderate to high astigmatism

Topography-guided transepithelial surface ablation improved vision and reduced moderate to high astigmatism, according to a study.

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Cardiology tip: Evaluation of radial artery

Cardiology tip: Evaluation of radial artery

Doppler ultrasound is an accurate screening test for evaluation of radial artery, in terms of intimal/medial thickness and luminal diameter as a conduit in coronary artery bypass grafting and has been validated by both morphometric and histopathology based studies.

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Video: Automated Retinal Imaging: Setting a New Standard

Video: Automated Retinal Imaging: Setting a New Standard

Dr. Gerson discusses how the EIDON Wide-Field True-Color Confocal Scanner sets a new standard in retinal imaging.

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Video: Prosthetic Mitral Valve Obstruction: Accurate Diagnosis by 3D Transesophageal Echocardiography

Video: Prosthetic Mitral Valve Obstruction: Accurate Diagnosis by 3D Transesophageal Echocardiography

Prosthetic Mitral Valve Obstruction: Accurate Diagnosis by 3D Transesophageal Echocardiography

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Radiology tip: Quantitative MR tractography

Radiology tip: Quantitative MR tractography

Quantitative MR tractography is applicable in patients with nonnecrotic gliomas grades II and III and corresponds to visual evaluation of suspected tract infiltration. It is thus a promising objective tool for the preoperative evaluation of tract segment involvement in these tumors.

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Dried plums could protect against radiation-induced bone loss

Dried plums could protect against radiation-induced bone loss

Eating dried plums may protect against bone loss caused by ionizing radiation, claims a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports. Researchers found that health care workers who perform

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