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Indigestion type chest pain? Nuclear Medicine case study

17:04 16 April in Referrer Information by ncradgroup

This patient was an 82 year old gentleman who had been experiencing chest discomfort with exertion, which this patient described as an 'indigestion feeling in the upper chest while doing some exertion'. The patient referred by a General Practice and was is documented as having high blood pressure and was referred for a Myocardial Perfusion Study querying Coronary Artery Disease. The stress test component of the study saw this patient undergo 6 minutes of exercise through the Bruce protocol, limited by fatigue and dyspnoea on the treadmill reaching stress maximum workload stage II. This patient demonstrated a normal resting ECG. The...

ZED – Secure access to Images anywhere, anytime

14:24 25 July in Referrer Information by ncradgroup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] North Coast Radiology Group are pleased to be able to offer this service that allows you to securely view and share radiology images on-line. There are three elements to Zed:  Zed GP Messenger, Zed Doctor and Zed Patient. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text] Zed GP Messenger Reports delivered to a referrer by Medical Objects now contain a link at the bottom of the report so the images can easily be accessed without needing to login. The link at the bottom of the reports shows as Radiology Images. You can click on this link to view a "test" patient and see how it looks. If your reports are not delivered...

Multiparametric MRI of the prostate

13:37 24 July in Referrer Information, Referrer News by ncradgroup

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]As of 1st July 2018 Medicare have introduced new items for Specialist Referral of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging (mpMRI) of the Prostate for: men suspected of having prostate cancer (MBS item 63541) and men with low or intermediate risk prostate cancer placed on active surveillance (MBS item 63543) (click on links for detailed Medicare information on each item from MBS Online) For more information, please contact us[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_empty_space height="180px"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Vascular Extremity Ultrasound

08:55 12 June in Referrer Information by ncradgroup

HELP US HELP YOU The information outlined in the flow chart below will save us having to contact you for clarification/new referrals or the patient returning to you with the incorrect examination performed. VASCULAR EXTREMITY ULTRASOUND Incomplete referral one Examination: Ultrasound Leg Arteries Is this asking for the Leg Arteries of one side or Bilateral Leg Arteries? Anatomical side/s must be indicated on the referral. Incomplete referral two Examination: Ultrasound Doppler Leg Is this arterial or venous? If venous, is it acute (DVT or SVT/STP) or chronic (VV or Deep Vein Reflux)? Acute venous studies are always examined ASAP so please ask your patient to book in Chronic Venous...