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Innovations improve the lives of patients with IBD

Jan. 9, 2024—Two recent innovations — point-of-care intestinal ultrasound and functional medicine — are improving the lives of patients at the Vanderbilt Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks.

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Nonaddictive pain relief system nears clinical trials

Dec. 20, 2023—Researchers in the Vanderbilt are nearing completion of an ingenious undertaking that may be a highpoint of their careers — a non-addictive alternative for relieving chronic pain.

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Radiology research proves environmentally sustainable cost savings for MRIs and CT scans

Nov. 29, 2023—A collaboration between Royal Philips and Vanderbilt University Medical Center proves that sustainable initiatives in health care can be both environmentally friendly and cost-effective.

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Bellevue imaging clinic groundbreaking

Aug. 23, 2023—A rendering of Vanderbilt Imaging Services’ future Bellevue location was revealed during a groundbreaking event on Aug. 17.

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Device studied as non-addictive option for chronic pain

Nov. 7, 2019—Vanderbilt researchers are developing a focused ultrasound neuromodulation device as a non-invasive and non-addictive method for treating chronic pain.

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Line placement better with ultrasound

May. 9, 2019—Using ultrasound to place arterial lines reduces the need for surgical access and improves arterial line location, Vanderbilt researchers have found.

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Fleischer’s ultrasound research contributions lauded

Nov. 1, 2018—Arthur Fleischer, MD, medical director of Ultrasound and Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN), received the Laurence (Larry) A. Mack Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU) Annual Meeting held in October in San Diego.

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VUIIS Center for Small Animal Imaging open house March 23

Mar. 9, 2018—The Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science's Center for Small Animal Imaging is having an open house March 23.

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Open-source instructions for focused ultrasound provide cancer research boost

Jun. 30, 2016—Vanderbilt University’s William Grissom and Charles Caskey are throwing open doors with a do-it-yourself, open-source software and hardware guide to enabling existing imaging machines with focused ultrasound technology.

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Ultrasound Section of Radiology receives AIUM re-accreditation

Sep. 19, 2013—The Ultrasound Section of Vanderbilt’s Department of Radiology recently received maximum length re-accreditation through the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, the largest ultrasound organization in the world.

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