Every day, Main Line Health radiologists and health professionals use state-of-the-art technologies to detect, diagnose and treat a wide variety of diseases and injuries. And to save lives.
Below are actual physican case studies and patient success stories (PDF format; Acrobat Reader required). These stories illustrate how Main Line Health's radiology team, as well as other medical staff throughout the Philadelphia suburbs, have used these tools and technologies with great results.
PET/CT Imaging Reveals Mantle Cell Lymphoma Remission -- Valerie Hunt, MD of the Department of Radiology at Paoli Hospital demostrates how PET/CT Imaging is used to accurately locate areas of mantle cell Lymphoma. View Case Study.
P.E.T./C.T. Imaging: Treating Cancer to Stage -- Erik Assarsson, MD of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Bryn Mawr Hospital and Tracy d'Entremont of the Department of Hematology/Oncology at Bryn Mawr Hospital, demonstrate how P.E.T./C.T. (Positron Emission Tomography/Computer Tomography) Scan was critical in indentifying the appropriate treatment. View Case Study.
P.E.T./C.T. Imaging: Cancer Recurrence -- Jennifer Armstrong, MD of the Department of Hematology/Oncology at Paoli Hospital, shows how P.E.T./C.T. (Positron Emission Tomography/Computer Tomography) Scan identified a liver lesion that would have gone undetected. View Case Study.
P.E.T. Imaging: Cancer Remission -- Erik Zeger, MD of the Department of Hematology/Oncology at Lankenau Medical Center, explains how P.E.T. (Positron Emission Tomography) Scan is used to determine the types of treatment and Stage of the cancer. View Case Study.
P.E.T. Imaging: Cancer Staging -- Zonera Ali, MD of the Department of Hematology/Oncology at Lankenau Medical Center, reveals how P.E.T. (Positron Emission Tomography) Scan is used to find other cancerous areas and establish the cancer Stage. View Case Study.
P.E.T. Imaging: Colorectal Case Study -- Michel Hoessly, MD of the Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology at Paoli Hospital, describes how a P.E.T. (Positron Emission Tomography) Scan was able to detect a hard-to-find cancerous lesion on the liver of a colorectal cancer survivor...when other detection methods couldn't. View Case Study.
P.E.T. Imaging: Lung Case Study #1 -- Michael B. Dabrow, DO, Medical Director of the Cancer Center at Paoli Hospital, illustrates how a P.E.T. Scan was able to catch and diagnose lung cancer in a 64-year old woman...avoiding the need for a biopsy and other investigative procedures. View Case Study.
P.E.T. Imaging: Lung Case Study #2 -- Stephen C. Fox, MD of the Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology at Paoli Hospital, shares how a P.E.T. Scan enabled him to to detect a tumor in the lung of a breast cancer survivor...in its earliest stages. View Case Study.
M.R.I. Imaging: Shoulder Case Study -- Joseph V. Vernace, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon at Bryn Mawr Hospital and Hayler H. Osborn, MD, Radiologist at Bryn Mawr Hospital describe how Magnetic Resonance Imaging can be used to diagnose serious injuries to the shoulder in their earliest stages before they get more severe. View Case Study.
C.T. Imaging: Lung Case Study -- Steven C. Cohen, MD of the Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology at Bryn Mawr Hospital and Emma Simpson, MD, Department of Radiology, Bryn Mawr Hospital, explain how a Computed Tomography (CT) scan may have saved the life of a 62-year-old woman by detecting a cancerous nodule on her lung that other types of imaging would not have revealed. View Case Study.
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