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Radiologist arrested for opioid prescription scheme
An interventional radiologist from San Jose, California, U.S., has been arrested on charges of illegally prescribing opioids to patients, an official report has stated.
August 17, 2023
Interventional radiologist suffers serious injuries in attack
Dr. Mary Costantino, who works as an interventional radiologist in Oregon, U.S., was attacked and beaten in the face by an unidentified assailant, according to a
New York Post
report posted on 3 August.
August 3, 2023
French focus on sexual function in cases of enlarged prostate
Minimally invasive prostate artery embolization provides significant benefits over combined blood pressure medications in patients with enlarged prostate, investigators from Paris have reported.
July 11, 2023
Radiography and medical students benefit from VR training
Most radiography and medical students appreciate the value of virtual reality (VR) simulation-based training to learn about radiation protection in the interventional radiology suite, an Irish research group reported on 25 May in
May 30, 2023
German group finds wide variations in radiation exposure
Radiation exposure is generally low among interventional radiologists who perform stroke treatments, yet shows a wide range, underscoring that further work is needed to keep doses as low as possible, a team from Heidelberg University Hospital has reported.
May 23, 2023
Philips unveils new mobile C-arm
Philips has expanded its mobile C-arm product line with the launch of Zenition 10.
May 1, 2023
Canon to join interventional cardiovascular medicine course
Canon Medical Systems Europe plans to join an interventional cardiovascular medicine course to be held at the European Society of Cardiology's EuroPCR conference in Paris, France, this month.
April 30, 2023
Ultrasound noninferior to scintigraphy in surgical thyroid imaging
Ultrasound may be a viable alternative to scintigraphy for presurgical imaging of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism, even without the addition of contrast media, suggest findings published on 13 April in
April 30, 2023
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