International Conference of Natural and Medical Sciences, Young Scientists, PhD Students and Students

Conference combined with training workshops will be held on December 1st, 2017 to December 3rd, 2017 in Lublin. Presentations of the participants’ work will be shown during the Conference. Also, interesting and free trainings as well as integration party will be held. Read full text »

Image-guided percutaneous cryoablation in treatment of phantom limb pain

Illusion of Human MindPhantom limb pain is a severe side effect of limb amputation with limited options of controlling. This chronic pain emanating from the site of amputated limbs can decrease quality of live even more. Use of percutaneous cryoablation in the area of scar and distal nerves of residual limb was proposed during Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting.

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Can a photo save your life? The use of telemedicine in ischemic stroke treatment

Brain Specimen and StethoscopeTelemedicine is a modern form of medical care. It makes possible to diagnose and treat a patient even when the doctor is hundred kilometers away. It is used to monitor many chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension or asthma. It is used even in surgery when a surgeon who is on other continent gives pieces of advice to operating colleagues. Can telemedicine be used in diagnostics and treatment of a stroke? Read full text »

Tomosynthesis supporting mammography in screening studies

Mammography is recently gaining important extension, increasing sensitivity and specificity of imaging early stages of breast cancer. The tomosynthesis technique combined with classic mammography can provide earlier and more accurate identification of breast lesions. Read full text »

New MRI technique reported to be effective and save for diagnostic cancer staging in children

DEffective and save imaging of neoplasmatic diseases in the youngest patients is curently a topic of several researches. The assessment of novel whole-body diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging was recently presented in „The Lancet”, including it’s comparison with computed tomography and 8F-fludeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) positron emission tomography. The research focused on cancer staging in pediatric patients. Promising results can result with defining the new standards in cancer imaging for this group of patients. Read full text »

Vitamin of fertility weakens the bone durability

Vitamin E, which is commonly considered to have positive influence on reproduction, was subjected to analysis by Japanese scientists who stated that it reduces the bone mass. The results of their research were published in “Nature Magazine” in 2012. Read full text »

CT and MRI, the verification of initial diagnosis (referral) and radiological diagnosis

Currently, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are the most important imaging examinations. Selection of a suitable diagnostic method is a key factor affecting both, the quality of treatment and the financial situation in health care. The subject of our study was to analyze referrals to CT and MRI examinations, as well as analysis of these examinations’ results. Read full text »

TAVI non – inferior to AVR at the 2 – year follow up

Outcomes of one of the largest clinical trials comparing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) to open heart surgery aortic valve replacement (AVR) were published. Non-inferiority of the TAVI procedure has been demonstrated for mortality and overall clinical outcomes (1). Read full text »