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  1. CEO always in learning mode

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer For Eric Chong, running a successful business is important, but what matters more is the chance to use technology to improve people's lives. The CEO of Siemens Hong Kong has seen that happen specifically with the development of machines for magnetic resonance imaging and computer tomography and, more generally, through the company's focus on energy-saving ...

  2. Foreigners step in to ease hospital strain

    Posted Jan 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... images of the body that doctors need to make diagnoses. Their shortage is part of a greater trend of doctors leaving the public sector for the growing private arena. 'More people have ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - NEUROSCIENCE

    Japanese scientists can read dreams in breakthrough with MRI scans

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Alex Lo and Agence France-Presse Japanese scientists find way to use magnetic resonance imaging to unravel nighttime visions of unconscious mind in breakthrough study Dream-reading machine ... to "read" people's dreams, using magnetic resonance imaging scanners to unlock some of the secrets of the unconscious mind. Researchers have managed what they said was "the world's ...

  4. Capsule hotel the snug thing for those who just want to sleep and leave

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen If actor George Clooney had shot Up in the Air- in which his character lives out of a suitcase- in Kyoto, he could have checked into the Nine Hours capsule hotel. The no-frills hotel is designed for people who want to just sleep and leave ...

  5. New hospital block to open in 2012

    Posted Sep 21st 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Tseung Kwan O Hospital will have a new 11-storey block in January 2012. The HK$1.94 billion project began in February this year, and will accommodate new services, including a magnetic resonance imaging department, a psychiatric outpatient department, a geriatrics day service and ambulatory services. ...

  6. Medic warns of risks of body scan health checks

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Canace Wong

    ... can do is to have an operation without a comprehensive medical assessment.' Health checks that include procedures such as ultrasound, computer tomography and magnetic resonance imaging ... of death for such patients could be as high as 50 per cent. 'More and more people are having radio-imaging checks, even though, from a medical viewpoint, they are unnecessary,' said Dr ...

  7. Digital X-rays save hospital more than HK$1 million a year

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... of the system started at HK$3 million and depended on the size of the hospital, Huang said. With a PACS in place, all images, including magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound scans, were stored ... and about 120,000 images were taken at Tseung Kwan O Hospital annually, so the hospital had saved more than HK$1 million a year, said Dr Henry Huang Yu-hoi, chief of service of the radiology ...

  8. MRI scans can help women with high breast cancer risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... small tumours than the more commonly used mammography. But the more expensive magnetic resonance imaging scans can also lead to unnecessary biopsies- removal of tissue for testing- ... of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging. 'MRI will not be affected by the density of the breasts. It is possible there is an advantage in Chinese women for MRI screening of the breasts, ...

  9. Doctor found guilty of misconduct

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... failed, so a magnetic resonance imaging scan (MRI) was done instead, the Medical Council heard. On December 2, Dr Leung performed surgery on Ms Tsang without waiting for the MRI report ...

  10. Demand for specialists

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

    ... to interpret the results of the tests. Tests are usually administered by technicians (radiographers) and they can range from ultrasounds to magnetic resonance imaging to computed tomography scans. ... and recommending courses of action. But they performed procedures such as biopsies in which case they interacted with patients, Dr Lo said. Jargon Magnetic resonance imaging a procedure better known as MRI ...




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