Tag: X-ray computed tomography

AAMC recognized for high-quality, rapid care for heart attacks

AAMC recognized for high-quality, rapid care for heart attacks

| February 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

When it comes to a heart attack, time is muscle. That means the faster a healthcare team can identify the problem and open a blocked artery, the faster oxygen is restored to the heart the more heart muscle is saved. This is why rapid diagnosis and treatment of patients experiencing heart attack symptoms is critically […]

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BWMC Offers Low Cost Lung Cancer Screenings

BWMC Offers Low Cost Lung Cancer Screenings

| November 21, 2012 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Washington Medical Center now offers reduced-dose CT lung cancer screenings for patients who are at risk for lung cancer. A recent study by the National Cancer Institute and the National Lung Screening Trial found that CT Scans reduce the number of deaths from lung cancer by 20 percent. To be eligible for the screening […]

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