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Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty Provide Rapid Relief For Patients with Vertebral Compression Fractures

In 2009, Case Studies, Doherty, McLaughlin, Newsletter, Volume 1 Issue 1 by Addison Clark

Most patients referred to Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) for vertebroplasty or a related procedure, kyphoplasty, experience rapid pain relief from vertebral compression fractures. Interventional radiologists use imaging guidance to inject medical-grade bone cement into the

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Imaging Update

In 2009, Newsletter, Volume 1 Issue 1 by Addison Clark

New Picture Archive Communication System Bridges Distance Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) is launching a new Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) this fall. It will enable radiologists and clinicians to view complex medical images and

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RAF Hires Four New Radiologists

In 2009, Bindal, Gleason, Newsletter, Sethi, Volume 1 Issue 1 by Addison Clark

RAF Hires Four New Radiologists Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg has added four board-certified radiologists to its practice, which now totals 29 physicians with extensive training covering all medical imaging subspecialties. Ed Swager, chief executive officer for RAF, attributes the practice’s recent growth to a number of factors. “We are expanding services to a growing population while, at the same time, …

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Vascular Surgeon Joins Practice

In 2009, D’Addio, Newsletter, Volume 1 Issue 1 by Addison Clark

Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) and its parent group, Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) Ltd., announce that Victor J. D’Addio, M.D., FACS, has joined the practice. Dr. D’Addio is the Fredericksburg area’s only board-certified vascular surgeon. Together, the practice

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Imaging Update

In 2009, Newsletter, Volume 1 Issue 1 by Addison Clark

Digital Mammography Increases Accuracy The Imaging Center for Women converted from analog mammography to digital mammography in October 2007. Since then, Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg has reported the enhanced ability to visualize low-density calcifications in high-density breasts. Mammogram films of high-density