Innovation

Interventional Radiology Changes the Face of Medicine

Interventional radiology, the medical specialty that provides minimally invasive image-guided diagnosis and disease treatment, has been called “the surgery of the new millennium.” By using such technologies as digital subtraction flouroscopy, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and ultrasound, interventional radiologists can often eliminate […]

Dental Appliances Treat Sleep Apnea

Driving within the 55 mile per hour speed limit on the New Jersey Turnpike will help save lives. There is little doubt of this. Unfortunately, a huge percentage of motorists have a difficult time adhering to this. That’s sort of how it works with sleep […]

Lung Tumor Board Established

“What does the PET scan show?Is she a non-smoker? If it were me I would recommend observation.This is not a classic small cell carcinoma.Certainly not textbook.Did she have surgery in the past? How old is she? The pre-op risk seems high. What’s the patient’s social […]

New Referral System Impacts Bronx Health Care

A primary care provider with an IPA in the Bronx sees a patient complaining of symptoms consistent with a gastrointestinal condition. As the doctor doesn’t feel equipped to diagnose or treat the problem, she refers the patient to a GI specialist. “Only maybe the primary […]