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  • A new kind of ray: The history of radiography

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 6 November 2018

    In 1895, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovered the X-ray and presented his manuscript, On a New Kind of Ray, to the Würzburg Physical Medical Institute. We look at how technology has advanced since then.

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  • A guide to the benefits and limits of radiology tests

    Cancer

    Posted on 4 October 2018

    Radiology plays a major role in medical care as it allows patients to be diagnosed and treated for disease and injuries without having to undergo explorative surgery just to see inside the body. Diagnostic radiologist Dr John-Henry Corbett, of Van Dyk & Partners based at Mediclinic Bloemfontein, takes us through the benefits, advancements and risks.

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  • Checking into hospital

    Patient Stories

    Posted on 20 April 2016

    Heading to hospital for surgery? Don’t stress: you’re in safe hands with the staff at Mediclinic. You can make their job easier, though, by following a few simple Do’s and Don’ts ahead of your op.

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  • What is the Cios Alpha?

    Patient Stories

    Posted on 30 March 2016

    Mediclinic Milnerton recently acquired the Cios Alpha, a versatile imaging alternative which can be used during open surgery as part of a hybrid vascular procedure. It’s the first of its kind in South Africa… but what exactly does it do?

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