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April 2008

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Volume 16 Issue 4
Study Finds Economic Advantages for 64-Slice CT, SPECT Concludes History of CAD a Factor in Economic Effectiveness of Non-Invasive Methods A multi-center study has found the cost savings of the two leading non-invasive methods for detecting coronar…
ACIST Medical Systems, offering variable-rate contrast injection systems for cardiac and vascular angiography, is pleased to be the recipient of the Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award. According to Frost and Sullivan, “ACIST Medical Sy…
The Ninth Annual Educational Conference of the National Society of Radiology Practitioner Assistants (NSRPA) was held at the Gold Coast Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas from February 10-12, 2008. More than 200 radiology physician extenders and midlevel…
The Ninth Annual Educational Conference of the National Society of Radiology Practitioner Assistants (NSRPA) was held at the Gold Coast Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas from February 10-12, 2008. More than 200 radiology physician extenders and midlevel…
I was raised in San Antonio, Texas, where I volunteered for the U.S. Army and began my medical training as a medic and radiographer in 1977. After being honorably discharged from active duty in 1981, I relocated to Houston, Texas, and began my civil…
Case ReportA 62-year-old Caucasian male presented with recurring angina. He was experiencing angina attacks on walking 10 to 20 yards. The patient had suffered a myocardial infarction in the past and had undergone percutaneous intervention to his lef…
SICP Chapter News The Keystone Chapter of the Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals held its most recent meeting at the Bent Creek Country Club in Lancaster, PA. Fifty-four health care professionals, consisting of cardiothoracic surgeons,…