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Movie techniques, MRI/CT data combine with computer modeling of knee/patella to aid surgery

Movie techniques, MRI/CT data combine with computer modeling of knee/patella to aid surgery

First patient to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease

First patient to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease

New technologies may offer new treatment options for some patients with degenerative back problems

New technologies may offer new treatment options for some patients with degenerative back problems

Trial results on the use of recombinant activated factor VII in acute intracerebral haemorrhage

Trial results on the use of recombinant activated factor VII in acute intracerebral haemorrhage

Better ways to heal and regenerate bones using microcomputed tomography imaging

Better ways to heal and regenerate bones using microcomputed tomography imaging

Fracture jaw, lose consciousness and suffer less than if you don't black out?

Fracture jaw, lose consciousness and suffer less than if you don't black out?

Medical device innovations - fabricating the future

Medical device innovations - fabricating the future

Early results shed light on lung cancer screening advance

Early results shed light on lung cancer screening advance

UT Southwestern Moncrief Cancer Center treats patients with TomoTherapy

UT Southwestern Moncrief Cancer Center treats patients with TomoTherapy

Infection plays a larger role than lack of oxygen in premature infants with brain injury

Infection plays a larger role than lack of oxygen in premature infants with brain injury

Sibling history is a better predictor of coronary heart disease than parental history or traditional risk factor scoring

Sibling history is a better predictor of coronary heart disease than parental history or traditional risk factor scoring

CT scans may be delivering as much radiation as a low-dose atomic bomb

CT scans may be delivering as much radiation as a low-dose atomic bomb

Research provides definitive evidence that radiation risk is associated with full-body CT scans

Research provides definitive evidence that radiation risk is associated with full-body CT scans

Surgeons remodel and replace man's jaw bone allowing him to eat first dinner in 9 years

Surgeons remodel and replace man's jaw bone allowing him to eat first dinner in 9 years

Computed tomography may improve screening of latent atherosclerosis

Computed tomography may improve screening of latent atherosclerosis

45% of specialists admit having made a recent medical error

45% of specialists admit having made a recent medical error

Computer-aided detection (CAD) can help physicians locate and analyze images from computed tomography (CT) scans

Computer-aided detection (CAD) can help physicians locate and analyze images from computed tomography (CT) scans

Connection between air pollution and cardiovascular disease

Connection between air pollution and cardiovascular disease

Increasing levels of growth hormone may be an effective treatment for HIV lipodystrophy

Increasing levels of growth hormone may be an effective treatment for HIV lipodystrophy

Innovative type of brain scan can determine where blockages of blood to the brain lie

Innovative type of brain scan can determine where blockages of blood to the brain lie