Paediatric Imaging in The Radiology Department
Cardiac CT Angiography
Shaping the face of medicine worldwide For centuries, the healthcare system on our beautiful island home has been behind in developments that could possibly save lives. One such development that has been behind is that of non-invasive cardiac imaging. Radiology West however is pleased to remind western Jamaican doctors that they now have, at their […]
Do You Have a Testicular Abscess?
Testicular abscesses are usually complications that are affiliated with inflammation of the epididymis (responsible for storing and carrying sperm) that extends to the testis, or epididymo-orchitis. As such, they usually carry pathogens (infectious agent), which can be divided into those that are sexually transmitted and those that are not. Testicular accesses are most commonly seen […]
A CASE OF AUTISM IN THE IMAGING DEPARTMENT
Junior* came in the radiology department about a week a go to get an x-ray of his chest done. He appeared to be a healthy 13-year-old boy with his mother. I called his name, his mom answered. He made a swift turn almost hitting her when he called out in a somewhat muffled manner. It […]
Our Children are Drinking!
“I’ve been drinking on a regular for over five years!” stated the 19-year-old girl at a social gathering of her friends at the bar that I sat. Now my math isn’t too wonderful but this meant that she was drinking REGULARLY (provided she wasn’t lying) from the age of 14! Now this was a young […]
Breast Cancer On The Rise For Younger Women
Breast cancer is becoming more common in younger women, and the type they are getting is typically more aggressive. It is important that women become and stay aware of their body, and react quickly if they see or feel something unusual. Click the video to learn more! Breast Cancer On The Rise For Younger Women […]