CT-Scan
When radiologists introduce a new procedure into their institution, or they want to improve an existing protocol, it’s common practice to turn to those that live and breathe that procedure for advice. To that end, in 2014, the Society of Abdominal...
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CT-Scan
During our sales process we are occasionally asked if iFIX is a form of stabilization or if it could it be considered a restraint. This is a valid question considering all of the requirements associated with placing a patient in restraints. To answer...
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Radiation Oncology
There have been numerous clinical trials demonstrating that breast conservation therapy, where lumpectomy is combined with radiation therapy, will significantly decrease the rate of breast cancer reoccurrence and is as effective as mastectomy1....
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CT-Scan
Since first suggested in 1976, CT guidance during interventional procedures has become indispensable. Common procedures that utilize CT guidance and can benefit from a localization device include biopsies, drainages, cryoablation, celiac plexus, and...
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Breast Imaging
It has been shown that mammography is the most effective screening modality for the detection of breast cancer, reducing mortality by 20-30%.1 Despite this, there are limitations that have radiologists and researchers looking for the next best...
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Communicating Areas of Concern
Skin marking in MRI has evolved over the years in an attempt to keep up with the technology it supports. With recent advancements in hardware and improved sensitivity of surface coils, imaging in a small field of view is producing images with...
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Best Practices: Positioning
A mammographer’s goal is to produce the best clinical images while providing the patient with a positive experience. The perfect image combines the science of imaging technology and the art of positioning.  Mammography is considered one of the...
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Radiation Oncology
The standard of care for post-lumpectomy breast cancer patients has been the delivery of whole breast radiation in the supine position. However, there is significant evidence that the heart and lungs are organs at risk (OAR) for radiogenic problems...
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Best Practices: Imaging
The use and benefits of MR-specific skin markers in orthopedic MRI are well known but we often receive questions with regard to their use in breast MRI. Technologists and radiologists often ask about the situations where a skin marker is helpful as...
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