Welcome Center  |   Log In  |   Register  |   Follow Us  Facebook  Twitter Google Plus

More in Radiology

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Angiography confirms efficacy of lower-dose alteplase for stroke

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In patients with middle cerebral artery occlusion, an alteplase dosage of 0.6 mg/kg IV is comparable to a 0.9 mg/kg dosage for achieving recanalization and favorable outcomes, a Japanese study indicates. The internationally...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Atorvastatin does not prevent contrast nephropathy in kidney disease patients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – High-dose atorvastatin does not protect against contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in patients with kidney disease, Italian researchers report. “Statins have recently been proposed for prevention of CIN given their...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Endovascular treatment usually effective for very small brain aneurysms

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms 3 mm or smaller in diameter is difficult and risky — but it’s successful in over 90% of patients, according to pooled data from seven studies. “Endovascular...