Diagnostic Procedures

Brittle Bones Tests, Scans and Other Diagnostic Investigations

Screening for osteoporosis in high risk groups like postmenopausal women, elderly men, or patients on long-term corticosteroid therapy is always advisable for early detection. Management of osteoporosis also requires recording of the baseline values of parameters for monitoring the progress of osteoporosis therapy. The >> Read More ...

Suspected Stroke – Diagnosis (Tests, Scans) and Assessment

A stroke, or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is the neurological dysfunction that arises when there is an interruption of the blood supply to a specific region of the brain. Stroke causes sudden death of brain cells due to lack of oxygen. It is a major life-threatening emergency and recognizing the early signs and symptoms >> Read More ...

Glaucoma Tests (Diagnosis) and Different Treatments

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerves due to gradually increasing pressure within the eye, the intraocular pressure (IOP). Glaucoma can develop in one or both eyes. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness, yet many people are unaware that they have this condition since the >> Read More ...

Inflamed Nerve (Neuritis) Diagnosis and Treatment

Neuritis is the term for inflammation of the nerve. It may be due to a number of causes including mechanical trauma, chemical injury, nutritional deficiencies, infections, inherited disorders and systemic diseases. Inflammation of a sensory nerves may present with numbness, tingling, abnormal sensations or pain. When the >> Read More ...
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