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Confocal scanner gives ophthalmologists valuable new tool
Optimal approaches to fibroid managementFibroids are extremely common in women of reproductive age. One large study reported that 70% of Caucasian and 80% of African-American women had at least one ultrasound- or pathology-confirmed fibroid by the end of their reproductive years. While many of these women experience no negative effects of fibroids on their reproductive function, a significant number are at increased risk of infertility, miscarriage, or poor obstetric outcomes.
How to do the Z technique in imagingFind out how to do the Z technique in ultrasound while looking for an IUD.
OCT + OCTA capable of imaging both structure and functionA new dual-modality imaging system adds optical coherence tomography angiography to conventional OCT to rapidly visualize blood flow in the retina and layers of choroidal neovascularization.
Hospitals vary widely in rate of CT scanningTertiary pediatric institutions differ greatly in how often they use computed tomography (CT) imaging, whether for emergency department (ED), inpatient, or observation encounters, and regardless of body region.
Premium Content Preview | 5 Compelling Reasons to Reevaluate Your Test Results ProcessIn this eBrief we look at why increasing the efficiency of critical test results management (CTRM) is of vital importance for your organization and your patients.
Premium Content Preview | 5 Compelling Reasons to Reevaluate Your Test Results ProcessIn this eBrief we look at why increasing the efficiency of critical test results management (CTRM) is of vital importance for your organization and your patients.
High-res device gives retinal imaging a faceliftRetinal disease has been given a new face thanks to increased details of the adaptive optics scanning laser ophthalmoscope (AO-SLO), according to Mina Chung, MD.
AC is better than EDI for LC visibilityIf the goal is to improve lamina cribrosa (LC) visibility, adaptive compensation (AC) is better than enhanced depth imaging (EDI), according to new research.
Using glaucoma diagnostic imagingOver the last decade, there has been rapid growth in the management of glaucoma. Innovative imaging technologies that aid in the diagnosis of this vision-threatening disease have also been on the rise. Instead of relying on a single diagnostic tool, clinicians may consider leveraging the benefits of several modalities available today.