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Magnetic Resonance Arterial Wall Imaging Methods that Compensate for Patient Aperiodic Intrinsic Cardiac, Chest Wall, and Blood by Posted Sun 21 Oct 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: The technology includes MRI methods, systems, and software for reliably imaging vasculature and vascular wall thickness while compensating for aperiodic intrinsic motion of a patient during respiration. To overcome the loss of the orthogonality due to uncompensated residual motions and after a laps ... Read on »
Medicare expanded durable medical equipment (DME) coverage for High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:22pm Yahoo Finance Press Release Source: Electromed, Inc. Medicare Expands HFCWO Coverage for Neuromuscular Disorders Friday November 21, 12:29 pm ET NEW PRAGUE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective October 1, 2008, Medicare expanded durable medical equipment (DME) coverage for High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO) devices to ... Read on »
Chest wall recurrence - hyperthermia and radiation by Mark Levin Posted Wed 13 Jan 2010 7:17pm Although modern treatments for breast cancer are quite effective, some patients have chest wall recurrences - 3 to 22 percent of cases. The treatment of these recurrences is problematic, since surgery is often not practical and chemotherapy is not very effective. Since the area is likely to have been irradiated before, large doses of radiation ... Read on »
Improve Posture and Chest Flexibility with this Easy Corner Wall Stretch by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 12:19am Here’s an easy exercise for a heart opening chest stretch.  Improve flexibility for the chest, arms, & shoulders.  Enhance posture for Pilates, fitness, & daily life. When we think about improving posture and avoiding that hunched over Quasimodo look.  It’s important to balance out the upper body by increasing upper back strength (to help ... Read on »
Chest Pain: The Unwanted Sequel by Jan Hasak Posted Sun 24 Jul 2011 11:33pm A month ago I landed in the Emergency Room of our local hospital due to acute pain radiating from the left side of my chest. An echocardiogram taken earlier in the day seemed to be the culprit. The logical explanation was that the E.C.H.O. technician probed too aggressively around my left rib cage. She apparently wanted to see how much p ... Read on »
Getting medieval: chest spreaders etc. by Jerome M. Posted Thu 05 Jan 2012 6:15pm The holidays have come to an abrupt end, and we’re back in Bethleham. it sounds like Klippity, our year tutor on the ambulance side of things, had an eventful New Year. Aside from all the bog standard drunks the heady mix of alcohol, fireworks and a feverish sending off of the old year makes for some bizarre behaviour. It’s something we’ll be e ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: abdominal wall defect by Posted Fri 17 Aug 2012 3:27pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed August 2012 What is abdominal wall defect? An abdominal wall defect is an opening in the abdomen through which va ... Read on »
Can an anxiety attack make your chest hurt? by David M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Oct 2009 4:41pm Posted:  anxiety attack I' m 25 and in good shape. I' ve been having some pretty bad chest pain, pain in my arm, and pain in my hands. My grandfather had his first heart attack at 26 so I think that made me wonder if it' s anxiety or something worse. A family member died this week so I thought maybe I was just full of anxiety and that' s ... Read on »
Can Breast Cancer Be Found Early? by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 7:00pm 2 Comments Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations from the American Cancer Society Screening refers to tests and exams used to find a disease, such as cancer, in people who do not have any symptoms. The goal of screening exams, such as mammograms, is to find cancers before they start to cause symptoms. Breast cancers that are found because the ... Read on »