Matthew Albucher

FAR EASTERN MEM HOSP

Articles

3T MRI unveils links between physical exertion, osteoarthritis

December 01, 2009

Using 3T MR imaging, California researchers have found that high levels of physical activity may be linked to knee abnormalities in middle-aged men and women. People between the ages of 45 and 55 who engage in several hours of walking, sports, or other types of exercise per week may be at greater risk of developing osteoarthritis than less active adults, according to a study presented Monday at the 2009 RSNA meeting.

iPhone enables accurate, fast diagnosis of acute appendicitis

November 30, 2009

Radiologists may soon be able to use an Apple iPhone application to view CT images when traditional imaging software is inconvenient or inaccessible, according to a study presented Monday at the 2009 RSNA meeting. The researchers found radiologists were able to accurately diagnose acute appendicitis from a distant location using the OsiriX Mobile application.