Archive for June 19th, 2009
via Buckeye Surgeon: Traumatic Cervical Spine Injury: Is CT now the preferred imaging modality?.
Over 1500 patients were accrued. Radiographic evidence of cervical spine injury was detected in 78 of the patients, with 50 having clinically significant injuries. Here’s where it gets good. CT scan of the cervical spine detected all 50 injuries (100% sensitivity) while [...]
via medGadget - Artificial Heart Inspired by a Cockroach and built like an Onion & The Telegraph - An Indian artificial heart.
Finally, there could be an artificial heart with a Made-in-India tag. Nearly 40 years after the West invented a crude, pneumatic-powered device that could pump blood quite like a normal heart, Indian biomedical [...]