Communicating Areas of Concern
MRI scans can be used to examine almost any part of the body including bones and joints, the heart and blood vessels, and internal organs like the liver.  The results of the scans can be used to help diagnose conditions, plan treatments, and...
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Anxiousness
I recently had my screening mammogram after delaying it a few extra months during the COVID-19 pandemic. I must admit I was a bit anxious despite all the new precautions being taken to keep patients and staff safe.  Driving through the hospital...
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Best Practices: Imaging
A common misconception about digital breast tomosysnthesis (DBT), also referred to as 3D mammography, is that whatever is seen on the first five slices is skin-related and most likely benign.   In their paper, "Dermal or Not? The Surprising Question...
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Corporate News
The problem with pandemics is that other diseases don't take a back seat to it or go away.  Sadly this fact is coming to light as the medical community estimates that anywhere from one-third to one-half of the 87,000 excess deaths in the U.S. seen in...
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Clinical Aromatherapy
Stress and anxiety are unavoidable for cancer patients. From diagnosis to treatment to survivorship, patients may experience varying levels of stress. In fact, studies show that up to 49% of patients attending radiation therapy could...
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CT-Scan
Artifact is a hurdle imaging departments avoid if possible and for good reason. Artifact could compromise a study, make an accurate diagnosis difficult to obtain, or create the appearance of a false positive.  In a retrospective study, radiologists...
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Anxiousness
Another “new normal” is starting to set in with people across the country heading back in to work after months in quarantine due to COVID-19. There are new rules in effect depending on your place of employment that may include wearing a mask,...
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Best Practices: Imaging
Not all cancers present as obvious findings. Detecting lesions and groups of micro-calcifications requires concentration and dedicated focus.  According to Diagnostic Imaging, interruptions such as phone calls or clarifying questions from other...
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Corporate News
Once a year Beekley Medical recognizes one of our top performing business partners with the "Global Partner of the Year Award." Past award winners demonstrate a commitment to better serving their customers’ needs for efficacy, accuracy, and patient...
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