Medical Procedures

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Medical Breakthrough: Brain Tumor Breached with Ultrasound

December 1, 2015 | by SeeMore

Doctors at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto have recently made a major medical breakthrough: using ultrasound waves they have successful delivered chemotherapy deep into the brain tumor of a cancer patient. The reason that this is such a breakthrough is because of the blood-brain barrier, which normally blocks drugs from entering the...
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Advancements in Ultrasound Guided Needle Procedures

September 24, 2015 | by SeeMore

Advancements in ultrasound-guided needle procedures have allowed clinicians to nearly perfect regional anesthesia procedures, needle biopsies, central line placement, and other procedures for the diagnosis and treatment or disease.  Though a variety of techniques are used to track the path of the needle, most cases require the practitioner to first identify the desired...
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