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  1. Gynaecologist admits to inexperience with MRI scan images

    Posted Jan 31st 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee A gynaecologist who has been accused of professional misconduct for performing a surgical procedure without waiting for a report on a magnetic resonance imaging scan yesterday admitted he had little experience with such medical images. Duncan Leung Sau-sun is also alleged to have operated on patient Yvonne Tsang Yee-wan to remove an ovarian cyst on December 2, 2003, ...

  2. Detection of breast cancer improves

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... breast cancer, compared to the international standard of two to 10 per 1,000, said Lui Chun-ying, associate consultant at Kwong Wah Hospital's radiology department. It also found that 45 per ...

  3. Computerised X-rays provide doctors with picture of health

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... an overseas information technology consultancy had once quoted a price of $230 million for setting up a similar electronic images system. 'Our system, which produces a relatively lower but good ... Ella Lee Doctors at public hospitals can now access electronic radiological images with the click of a computer mouse, saving the time once spent in searching for the traditional film ...

  4. Beadman making progress

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Darren Beadman has had some qualified good news after an all-important MRI scan last Thursday of the head injuries that have kept him sidelined since mid-February, and he hopes to return home to Australia soon to continue ...

  5. Dog back on all paws after pin-point cure

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei lo.wei@scmp.com A puppy paralysed by a mystery condition is back on his feet- thanks to the power of acupuncture. Seal's carers at Hong Kong Dog Rescue feared they would have no choice but to have the three-month-old black mongrel put to sleep ...

  6. Consultants want overseas doctors hired sooner

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ella Lee ella.lee@scmp.com Consultant doctors at public hospitals have called on the Hospital Authority to speed up the process of hiring overseas doctors, saying the extra hands would ... vowed to reject the authority's applications for limited registration for the doctors. But a council member of the Public Consultant Doctors Group, Dr Vincent Yeung Tok-fai, said many ...

  7. Hospitals lack 'indispensable' X-ray system

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Experts say digital technology would allow early diagnosis of diseases like Sars The lack of equipment that allows X-ray images to be stored and viewed on computer systems could ... Korea and Japan in using digital systems to deliver and store diagnostic images. Using a system known as Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), medical workers from different ...

  8. A safer alternative to the risks of X-rays

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Using ultrasound imaging to diagnose scoliosis- curvature of the spine- is a radiation-free alternative to traditional X-rays. A Polytechnic University team ... other alternatives include computer tomography- also know as a CAT scan- 'which has more radiation', and magnetic resonance imaging (which visualises internal structures of the body), ...

  9. Lack of hi-tech medical equipment unacceptable

    Posted May 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerised tomography (CT). Such advanced equipment helps with early diagnosis, which is key to the effective treatment of such serious diseases as cancer, ...

  10. Patient detective

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Megaen Kelly

    ... Written by Megaen Kelly It's not unusual for a radiologist to read thousands of images during the course of a normal day, says Gladys Lo Mei-ying of the Hong Kong Sanatorium ... images, depending on the scanning method- plain film, ultrasound, computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging- and which part of the body is scanned. It is not unusual for a radiologist ...




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