tertiary care center

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tertiary care center

Hospital care A hospital or medical center for Pts often referred from secondary care centers, which provides subspecialty expertise
Tertiary care center  
Surgery Organ transplantation, pediatric cardiovascular surgery, stereotactic neurosurgery and others
Internal medicine Genetics, hepatology, adolescent psychiatry and others
Diagnostic modalities PET–positron emission tomography and SQUID–superconducting quantum interface device scanning, color Doppler electrocardiography, electron microscopy, gene rearrangement, and molecular analysis
Therapeutic modalities Experimental protocols for treating advanced and/or potentially fatal disease–eg, AIDS, cancer, and inborn errors of metabolism  
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From a technologist's perspective, we're excited about the prospect of shortening exam times and broadening the diagnostic modalities available for those patients with MR Conditional implants," said Scott Hipko, Chief MRI Research Technologist, The University of Vermont, College of Medicine.
State-of-the-art presentations will cover advancements in all aspects of stone management, including symptom interpretation, best diagnostic modalities and appropriate treatment selection.
The course faculty will also present a variety of simple to complex cases to small groups, with the goals of understanding the venous problem, the diagnostic modalities, the treatment options, the end results, and to be able to apply the knowledge in similar scenarios encountered in daily clinical practice.
However, most diagnostic modalities are unable to detect early premalignant lesions.
She said the symposium will benefit in access to new and innovative treatments and diagnostic modalities for resource deprived vulnerable population; improved drug safety as all drugs will be tested before marketed and enhancements in scientific and medical that will not only motivate the health care providers but by retaining them, add to economic growth.
10] To avoid IRIS complications, ART is ideally initiated once mycobacterial infection has been excluded, but diagnosing TB using current diagnostic modalities has limitations.
Diagnostic modalities were employed to improve early diagnosis such as CT scan and MRI, it's recommended that non contrast CT is the modality of choice in acute phase to identify hemorrhage and warrants rapid invasive treatments, and on the other hand MRI is the choice for non hemorrhagic lesions.
Cardiology: review the diagnostic modalities used for evaluation of changes seen in cardiovascular system.
The goal of such tests is to detect biosignatures that are more specific and sensitive than existing diagnostic modalities.
Researchers discuss such aspects as cytological tools to help the diagnosis and management, distinguishing small cell carcinoma from large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma, the impact of tumor motion in the three-dimensional radiotherapy of lung cancer, clinical presentation and diagnostic modalities, whether the curative thoracic radiotherapy is cost-effective in extensive-state small cell lung cancer, optimal treatment of small cell lung cancer, and therapeutic strategy for primary and pure neuroendocrine carcinoma of the bladder.
The diagnostic modalities which are available for malaria range from conventional thick and thin smears, quantitative buffy coat smears [QBC], to rapid and more reliable diagnostic modalities like antigen detection tests for detecting parasitic antigen like histidine-rich protein-2 (HRP-2), Plasmodium lactate dehydrogenase (pLDH) and pan specific aldolase.

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