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What is a CT Scan? What are the Benefits vs Risks? by ViaMedica Posted Wed 10 Feb 2010 12:00am What is CT Scanning of the Body? CT scanning—sometimes called CAT scanning—is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. CT scanning combines special x-ray equipment with sophisticated computers to produce multiple images or pictures of the inside of the body. These cross-sectional images ... Read on »
What Is Pulmonary Embolism? by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm A pulmonary embolism (PULL-mun-ary EM-bo-lizm), or PE, is a sudden blockage in a lung artery, usually due to a blood clot that traveled to the lung from a vein in the leg. A clot that forms in one part of the body and travels in the bloodstream to another part of the body is called an embolus. ... Read on »
PE in pregnancy: which diagnostic tests do you use? by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 06 Mar 2013 12:00am Accuracy Valid for practice True to literature Overall quality Please peer-review rate this blog post by clicking on the stars. Pulmonary embolism (PE) can be a deadly disease and ... Read on »
Joint Commission Alert: Preventing Deaths During, After Pregnancy by Jodi K. Posted Tue 26 Jan 2010 4:21pm   OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - January 26, 2010) - Pre-existing medical conditions such as high blood pressure are putting women at greater risk for death during or shortly after pregnancy, according to a Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert issued today. The Alert comes as federal and state governments are steppin ... Read on »
Questions and Answers – Ongoing safety review of birth control pills containing drospirenone and a possible increased risk by FDA Posted Tue 31 May 2011 1:55pm On May 31, 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed the public about new information that is being assessed as part of FDA's ongoing safety review of birth control pills containing the progestin hormone drospirenone. Two recently published studies report that there is an increased risk of deep vein throm ... Read on »
Frequently Asked Questions by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm FAQ About Gastric Bypass (A) Preparation for Weight Loss Surgery Q. How do I know if I qualify for weight reduction surgery A. You qualify if: » You weigh twice your ideal body weight or You are overweight by 100 l ... Read on »
FDA Approves Drug to Reduce Risk of Preterm Birth in At-Risk Pregnant Women by Medline Plus Posted Sat 05 Feb 2011 10:09am FDA Press Release FDA approves drug to reduce risk of preterm birth in at-risk pregnant women The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Makena (hydroxyprogesterone caproate) injection to reduce the risk of preterm delivery before 37 weeks of pregnancy, in pregnant women with a history of at leas ... Read on »
Air Pollution & the Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) by Robert W. Posted Sun 28 Jun 2009 6:48pm   Health Report:   Air Pollution & the Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)         "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..." By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS       Last Updated: 06/28/2009 The information in this column is intended ... Read on »
PE a commonly missed fatal disease by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 1 Comment CTPA of patient with PE Pulmonary Embolism The patient's diagnosis was made based on the CT pulmonary angiogram (CTPA) of the chest, which revealed multiple thrombi extending into the lobar and segmental/ subsegmental branches of the right and left pulmonary arteries. Venous Doppler ultrasonography of both lower extremities was ... Read on »