Archive for month: April, 2013

Ambulance and Football – What’s the Connection?


24 April, 2013 | Emergency Equipment

So, you may ask yourself ‘what is the connection between football and an ambulance?’ and the answer would be Pappis Cisse, Newcastle United’s striker. The 27 year old Senegalese football player used to drive an ambulance in his hometown Sedhiou, when he was 15 years old.  The town where Pappis Cisse grew up had a [...]

The Future of Multimodal Imaging – Hybrid MEG-MRI


17 April, 2013 | MRI

Current developments in multimodal imaging are stemming from the merging of two imaging devices into one, thereby combining the benefits that each device has to offer.   One such example is a hybrid created from the combination of an Magnetoencephalography (MEG)  with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The results are showing that sometimes one and one are [...]

The Hysteroscope and Infertility


10 April, 2013 | Obstetrics & Gynecology

The hysteroscope is used for diagnosis and treatment of uterus problems. The first hysteroscope was created in 1865 and was first used for gynecology in 1869. The device went through a certain technological revolution in the 1970’s, and additional advances in recent years have decreased its use in diagnosis and increased its use in treatment. [...]