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Dr. Simon Ussher Interview – CT Calcium Scoring

On 3BA Ballarat Today Dr. Simon Ussher discusses the benefits of a CT Calcium Score test, which helps detect heart health. A CT Calcium Score is a good predictor of your likelihood in the next five years of having any cardiac problems relating to the arteries. Once a referral is obtained from your GP or Specialist, you can book in for the procedure which is quick, easy and non-invasive. […]

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Dr. Simon Ussher Interview – Pain Management

In this interview Dr. Simon Ussher explains two pain management procedures – platelet rich plasma injections and cortisone injections. Both procedures are suitable for patients, from young athletes to the elderly, who are experiencing pain. PRP injections take longer to work but concentrate on helping to heal the affected area, whereas cortisone injections are a powerful anti-inflammatory and focus on getting pain under control. […]

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Dr David McKenna returns from American Roentgen Ray Society Meeting

Dr David McKenna has recently returned from the American Roentgen Ray Society meeting in Hawaii. This meeting is the second largest Radiology meeting held in North America, with people from all over the world presenting. Topics included Neuroradiology, Musculoskeletal Radiology and Paediatric Radiology. In this video, Dr McKenna also discusses some additional topics presented, including […]

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MSK Meetings Dates for 2019

The dates for Sovereign Radiology’s MSK Meetings have been set for 2019. Health professionals with an interest in treating patients with MSK conditions meet on the last Tuesday of every month. The meeting is held in the Sovereign Radiology boardroom from 12.30pm-1.30pm. Lunch is provided so RSVP’s are essential. For more information, or to book […]

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“X-ray & MRI: Don’t miss the red flags”

Join us on Tuesday July 24th, 2018 for an education evening especially for Chiropractors and Osteopaths – “X-ray and MRI: Don’t miss the red flags”. Please refer to the attached for invitation details and learning outcomes. Invitation to attend Chiropractor and Osteopath Education Evening – Tuesday July 24th 2018 […]

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Nuclear Medicine Education Evening & Dinner – Thursday 8th March 2018

This GP focussed Education Evening will take a case based approach to using Nuclear Medicine. Speakers include Dr Rick Ussher (Radiologist) and Dr Reza Garzan (Nuclear Medicine Physician). The Presentation and Dinner will be held at ‘Sovereign Radiology’, 1017 Howitt Street, Wendouree. Registration and Dinner from 6.00pm. For more information and to register your interest, […]

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Musculoskeletal (MSK) Meetings 2018

The dates for Sovereign Radiology’s MSK Meetings have been set for 2018. Health professionals with an interest in treating patients with MSK conditions meet on the last Tuesday of every month. The meeting is held in the Sovereign Radiology boardroom from 12.30pm-1.30pm. Lunch is provided so RSVP’s are essential. For more information, or to book […]

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‘Huge leap’ in prostate cancer testing

A recent study published in the reputable English medical journal, The Lancet, has shown that the biggest leap in diagnosing prostate cancer “in decades” has been made using new MRI scanning equipment. Sovereign Radiology’s Dr Simon Ussher, who has a special interest in MRI of the prostate, is pleased that this technology is now becoming […]

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