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Ultrasound is a procedure in which high-energy sound waves are bounced off internal tissues or organs and make echoes. The echo patterns are shown on the screen of an ultrasound machine, forming a picture of body tissues called a sonogram. Also called ultrasonography.
Endovenous laser ablation is a safe and highly effective treatment for a common cause of varicose veins

Endovenous laser ablation is a safe and highly effective treatment for a common cause of varicose veins

Cranberry juice may help protect against heart disease

Cranberry juice may help protect against heart disease

The facts on prenatal care

The facts on prenatal care

First patient to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease

First patient to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease

Treatment of cardiac lesions without anaesthesic

Treatment of cardiac lesions without anaesthesic

Pushy Mums & Dads bad for kids!!

Pushy Mums & Dads bad for kids!!

Large hole in boy's liver repaired using innovative catheterization procedure

Large hole in boy's liver repaired using innovative catheterization procedure

MRI useful in assessment of suspected breast cancer patients

MRI useful in assessment of suspected breast cancer patients

Medical interventions during pregnancy and childbirth may not be the best way to improve newborn survival

Medical interventions during pregnancy and childbirth may not be the best way to improve newborn survival

Surgery gives normal life expectancy to patients with severe mitral regurgitation

Surgery gives normal life expectancy to patients with severe mitral regurgitation

Radiopharmaceuticals and lasers produce sound to treat and detect cancerous moles

Radiopharmaceuticals and lasers produce sound to treat and detect cancerous moles

Abnormal electrocardiograms linked to heart enlargement

Abnormal electrocardiograms linked to heart enlargement

Middle-aged women who take an active role in their health care may be less likely to develop cardiovascular disease

Middle-aged women who take an active role in their health care may be less likely to develop cardiovascular disease

Cigarette smokers have an increased risk of experiencing rotator cuff tears

Cigarette smokers have an increased risk of experiencing rotator cuff tears

New imaging technology may serve as objective outcome measures for orthopedic conditions

New imaging technology may serve as objective outcome measures for orthopedic conditions

Sudden emotional stress can result in severe but reversible heart muscle weakness

Sudden emotional stress can result in severe but reversible heart muscle weakness

People with gum disease are more likely to suffer from atherosclerosis

People with gum disease are more likely to suffer from atherosclerosis

MRI is both safe and accurate for diagnosing pregnant women with acute pain in the abdomen and pelvis

MRI is both safe and accurate for diagnosing pregnant women with acute pain in the abdomen and pelvis

Transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients receive less aggressive attention than those with stroke

Transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients receive less aggressive attention than those with stroke

Mother’s diet and slimness might have long-term effects on the health of her baby

Mother’s diet and slimness might have long-term effects on the health of her baby