Friday, April 26, 2019

How digital diagnostics and AI are changing medicine

Orlando Medical News
Ghost writer

A major topic in healthcare right now is the use of digital diagnostics for medical decision-making. Futuristic visions of smartphones, wearable technology, and telemedicine providing continuous monitoring of our health with early, even remote diagnosis of health problems by physicians are often cited when people talk about digital diagnostics.

In reality, current implementations of digital diagnostics are much more about developing a range of diagnostic testing and screening technologies for analyzing, assessing and evaluating a broad range of diagnostic algorithms faster, easier, and more accurately. (published site)

Thursday, April 11, 2019

ISASS Reaffirms support for vertebral augmentation for VCFs

For Advanced Orthopedics 
Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty remain the treatments of choice for patients with painful vertebral compression fractures according to an updated review of literature by an expert panel of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS).
The panel reviewed the body of literature and found an overwhelming body of evidence supporting vertebral augmentation which they published in the International Journal of Spine Surgery.