IPMC Medical Center announces its latest offering, SenoClaire, GE Healthcare’s new breast tomosynthesis solution designed with three-dimensional imaging technology. SenoClaire, which was approved by the FDA in 2014, uses a low-dose short X-ray sweep around the positioned breast with nine exposures acquired with a “step-and-shoot” method, removing the potential motion from the tube helping to
A nuclear stress test uses a small amount of radioactive substance to determine the health of the heart and blood flow to the heart. The test aims to find out whether any areas of the heart muscle are not receiving enough blood flow during exercise. It is also known at the thallium stress test, a
If you suffer from shoulder, arm, hand, knee or back problems, we can help. We provide expert orthopedic care and surgical skills from our highly trained specialists. Offering the entirety of orthopedic treatments, the doctors at Pennsylvania Orthopedic Associates work tirelessly to improve patients’ function and performance while enhancing their quality and longevity of life.
Your first choice and last resort in podiatry care. Youssef Kabbani, DPM Dr. Youssef Kabbani is a physician of podiatric medicine and surgery and has been in private practice for over 26 years in the Philadelphia area. Dr. Kabbani’s practice of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery is diverse. He treats all aspects of pathology affecting the
At IPMC we are extending our commitment to giving you the very best in cardiac care. Making the most of every minute Nothing is more important in successfully treating heart disease than early detection. If you are among the many at high risk, talk to your doctor. Don’t delay — there’s no time like the present.
Both MRIs and CT scans are used to create pictures of your organs to help doctors discover and diagnose potentials issues. The main difference between these two sophisticated imaging techniques is that CT (computed tomography) scans use X-rays while MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging) use radio waves. Both of them create detailed images of inner tissues
Achieving new standards in diagnostic imaging After providing professional imaging services for over 15 years MNAP Diagnostic Center is now Independent Physician Medical Center. At IPMC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pinnacle Physicians Group, the largest independent physician group in the area, we offer the latest in medical equipment, lower prices than hospitals, fast scheduling,
You care about your heart and want it to run as smooth as possible. You responsibly visit your physician and get a stress test connected to an EKG. For 10 minutes or so of the workout, your heart rate, breathing and blood pressure are evaluated, and you are told whether you have a coronary artery
A lung ultrasound could help physicians quickly determine whether a pregnant woman with preeclampsia is at risk of respiratory failure, according to preliminary research published in Anesthesiology. About 60,000 women worldwide die as a result of preeclampsia, which causes severely high blood pressure. Potential complications include stroke, bleeding, and pulmonary edema, which can lead to
As dense breast tissue notification laws expand and draw media coverage, the role of molecular breast imaging (MBI) also is drawing more attention in breast cancer detection. New research looking at everything from lesion detection rates to specificity and dose reductions is helping breast imagers define MBI’s place in the rotation of adjunct breast imaging