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Clinical Articles / BY: Colin Mar, MD, FRCPC January/February 2018
... with screening of RR 0.80 to 0.82.[ 6-8 ] These studies may, however, underestimate the current effectiveness of screening given their ... notification of an abnormal result and undergoing consequent image-guided or surgical biopsy. Such anxiety has been documented,[ 14 ] but ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Christine Wilson, MD, FRCPC January/February 2018
... a breast health action plan. This plan was completed in May 2010 and led to implementation of the Provincial Breast Health Strategy.[ ... the number of surgical biopsies and increase the number of image-guided biopsies was implemented with some success.[ 2 ] A business case ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Amie Padilla-Thornton, MD, FRCPC January/February 2018
... noncyclical, unilateral, and, most importantly, focal, may indicate underlying breast pathology. Diagnostic breast imaging is ... breast should be performed to determine if the finding is image-detected only or associated with findings on examination. Ideally, breast ...
Premise May 2017
... he succumbs to inevitable death.[ 2 ] Physicians may even try to maintain their  own  hope along with the patient’s by ... makes us unable to tolerate this “blow to our self-image,” so we turn away “from the patient who personifies our weakness.”[ ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Barbara N. Morrison, BHK May 2016
... athletic endeavors for a variety of reasons: improved self-image, love of competition, enjoyment of camaraderie, and stress reduction.  ... and elevated lipid levels.[ 12 ] Psychological stress may contribute to CVD risk by activating the sympathetic nervous system. ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Rana S. A. Khan, MBBS, January/February 2013
... the disease characteristics summarized in  Table 1 . Image-based preoperative and postoperative TNM staging results were obtained ... laparoscopic colon resection in the major published trials may represent the added time surgeons in the trials spent learning. The ...
News&Notes / BY: Gerry Greenstone, MD, June 2011
... thousands of children born with malformed arms and legs. The image of those children struggling with deformed limbs has been seared into the ... and 58 +/-5% were still alive.” These numbers may not sound very impressive until one remembers that refractory multiple ...
News&Notes May 2011
... a primary care physician, the ability to obtain an immediate image could help to facilitate diagnostic decisions and management plans.  ... physician. However, with proper training and experience, it may guide decision making around the need for and timeliness of further ...
Physician Information Technology Office / BY: Jeremy Smith, May 2010
... this system allows the physician to look at the original image to get a better understanding of the situation, and show the image to the ... PITO Program Director This article was corrected 4 May 2010. —ED.   Physician Information Technology Office ...