Yearly Archives: 2009

RAPID ARCH RADIATION THERAPY: Cutting Edge Cancer Treatment

According to Cyberknife Long Island Radiation Therapy, rapid arch radiotherapy technology is a new approach to image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IGRT/IMRT) that delivers precise treatments in shorter times than conventional IMRT. The way the treatment works is that it delivers

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What Does an X-RAY TECHNICIAN DO? X-Ray Jobs in a Nutshell.

X-Ray Technicians play a vital role in the diagnostic aspect of health care. An X-Ray Technician is a trained health care worker with specific skills in the operation of x-ray equipment, positioning patients, and taking pictures of the inside

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NEW VSCAN PORTABLE ULTRASOUND SCANNER

GE is calling their Vscan the stethoscope of the 21st century. Vscan is portable as a cell phone and supposedly as powerful as a large ultrasound console. This remains to be seen. It can be used to look inside

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What is Nuclear Medicine?

Why is it called Nuclear Medicine? Because it refers to a pharmaceutical that, once in the body, becomes attached to a small quantity of radioactive material (a radio-isotope) which then goes through a process of radioactive decay. The way

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Digital Mammography - Quick, Easy, & Accurate

Digital mammography is the best and latest in screening tools to detect early breast cancer according to a recent article in Health Quest magazine. While the mammogram controversy continues on, I have heard very little about how technology has

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Weighing In on the Mammogram Controversy

A federal advisory panel said recently that only women between the ages of 50 and 74 need to have routine mammograms. They went on further to say that routine mammograms for women in their forties could actually present more

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WHAT IS AN ANGIOGRAM?

An angiogram is a test that Radiologic Technologists perform using x-ray technology to produce images of blood vessels. Often this test is used to study narrow, blocked, enlarged, or malformed arteries or veins in the body including your heart,

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TRAVELING RADIOLOGY JOBS

With the shortage of knowledgeable radiology professionals, some hospitals have resorted to hiring traveling Radiologists to do the work. Traveling Radiology Techs and Radiologists are employed by an agency, for example, StatGroup,LLC, to fill gaps at hospitals and medical imaging

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Radiology School Website

Radiology School blog. We are working to create a website about radiology education and career information. We want to list radiology schools and licensing information for those who are just thinking about starting their career in radiology, and

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