Kidney Stones ….. They can be prevented!

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By Dr. Mahathma Gandhi, M.D. Nephrologist, Davita Kidney Specialists of Alabama. Kidney stones are crystalline deposits of minerals that form in the urinary tract. Most kidney stones result from the deposition of calcium in combination with phosphate or oxalate. Uric acid or cysteine stones are rarer. The Southeastern part of the United States forms the “stone belt” of America. The …

Current Trends in Orthopedics

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By Dr. William Haller, The world of Orthopedics is always advancing. There are new technologies and treatments being introduced regularly. In this article, I will attempt to bring you up to date on the standards of care and the emerging trends in some of the various areas of musculoskeletal medicine. The first area I want to discuss is that of …

Controversies And Developments In Medical Imaging

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By Dr. Ken Hager Dramatic progress has occurred in the technical aspects of medical imaging, with unfortunately similar dramatic regression in some administrative components. PACS, the cloud, pads and pods: The same technology that lets you text and check messages can be used to check for reports or even view images from medical exams. Advanced Imaging has been using this …