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Standard radiation therapy is often limited by normal shifts within the human anatomy. For example, tissues and organs can settle differently each time a patient climbs on a treatment table. Weight fluctuations and normal breathing can also change a...
Physicians use the following tests to get images of the brain: Electroencephalogram (EEG) An EEG provides a record of the electrical activity going on in the brain. A technician connects an EEG machine to specific parts of a patient’s head using...
The Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) is the large vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the lower body to the heart. Doctors may place a filter into the IVC to capture blood clots that move from a patient’s legs to the lungs causing breathing problems....
The George Washington University Hospital works to find innovative ways to use minimally invasive surgical techniques. Whether it is for the treatment of digestive disorders or cancer, the surgical team at GW Hospital is skilled in using advanced...
The American Cancer Society estimates that in the District of Columbia alone, there are 2,800 new cancer patients diagnosed every year. Radiation therapy, which uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells, is used in more than half of all...
Nuestro Meta The George Washington University Hospital ha creado el Instituto de Medicina Internacional (Institute of International Medicine) para afrontar las necesidades médicas específicas de la comunidad internacional tanto localmente como en el...
The Interventional & Therapeutic Neuroradiology Center offers specialized diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for patients with complex aneurysms, richly vascularized brain tumors and many other neurological conditions.  In collaboration with...
Physicians at The George Washington University Hospital treat most cancers with surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy or some combination of these treatments. Interventional radiologists often work with oncologists to perform the following...
Interventional radiology is a subspecialty of radiology in which physicians use imaging equipment to perform minimally invasive procedures for both diagnostic and treatment purposes. Interventional radiology is used to treat blockages inside...