Category: Ali Guermazi

Medical Imaging Helped To Save Lives After Marathon Bombing

August 19th, 2013 in 2013, Ali Guermazi, Blogs, Boston Magazine, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Ali Guermazi, School of Medicine

A new study published Monday in the journal Arthritis Care & Research looked at how medical response and imaging technologies saved lives and limbs after the Boston Marathon bombings…

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“In an era of terrorism, even clinicians serving non-military patients need to understand the spectrum of injuries caused by bomb explosions. Critically ill bomb-blast patients needed quick assessments of their injuries, which had the most devastating effects to the lower limbs.”

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Boston Marathon Bombing: X-Rays and CT Scans Reveal Injuries, Lessons

August 19th, 2013 in 2013, Ali Guermazi, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Ali Guermazi, School of Medicine

Months after the Boston Marathon bombing left dozens of victims with severe injuries, doctors are still documenting the lessons learned from the medical response that saved lives and limbs…

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“I’ve been in the radiology field for 25 years, and I realized that we don’t know a lot about what the images would look like in someone who’s been in an explosion.”

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Bombing X-rays give docs teaching tool

August 19th, 2013 in 2013, Ali Guermazi, Boston Herald, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Ali Guermazi, School of Medicine

The Boston Marathon bombings have given radiologists important new insight into the use of both X-rays and CT scans to assess internal damage from bomb blasts, a Boston doctor who treated Boston marathon bombing survivors said in a new report…

Expert quote:

“In an era of terrorism, even clinicians serving non-military patients need to understand the spectrum of injuries caused by bomb explosions.”

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