Dr Pieter Henning, Head Radiologist at Keystone Medical speaks to Eden FM on the importance of Breast Cancer Screening and some of the prevention measure actions that women can take #ScreenHerSaveHer
In response to the growing demand and the KSM Group’s commitment to deliver quality healthcare services to communities, they have opened a new Keystone Radiology Practice in George this week, situated at the Trefoil Square Medical Suites in Gloucester Avenue.
Hip pain can affect all ages, but approximately 14% of the population over the age of 60 reports hip pain. To make an accurate diagnosis of hip pain can be challenging. Factors such as distant osteoligamentous, tendinous, nervous, myofascial, and muscular anatomy must be taken into consideration before a diagnosis can be made.
The differential diagnosis of hip pain is broad, and without the accurate diagnosis, the correct and appropriate treatment plan cannot be established.
A combination of gross and fine motor skills allow us to cook, exercise, type on a computer or cellphone and do daily chores. It often takes a paper cut to realize the value of a finger. A diseased hand can leave you feeling incapacitated and unproductive. Due to the high load and expectation of the body on their co-working hands, hands are susceptible to overuse injury and in the case of an underlaying disease often find themselves in a state of helplessness.
Women at increased risk for developing fibroids include patients: of African descent, over the age of 40, have high blood pressure, are overweight, have had no children or have immediate family members with fibroids1
Face drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty … Time to call 10177. Act FAST, you are seeing someone having a stroke. A stroke occurs when a portion of the brain does not receive adequate blood supply and is unable to function. Stroke is regarded as an acute syndrome. It is a major cause of death, rated as the third leading cause of death globally.
Thyroid malfunctioning arises when the thyroid overproduces or underproduces hormones or when structural changes occur, such as the development of a lump (known as a nodule) or thyroid enlargement (known as a goiter).
Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCMO) is a heart condition, which usually presents between age 20 to 60. Although no definitive statistics, it is thought to affect approximately 1 in every 2500 people or 6.0 per 100 000 per year.
Epigastric pain is one of the most common presenting symptoms or complaints that doctors come across on a daily basis. There is however a broad spectrum of causes for the epigastric pain and getting to the brunt of the cause can be challenging.
Athletes participating in all overhead sports such as swimming, tennis, cricket and javelin classify as overhead athletes. Subacromial Impingement Syndrome (SIS) is a condition commonly encountered in overhead athletes, resulting in longstanding and chronic shoulder pain, which worsens during repeated overhead activity.
January is DVT awareness month. Keystone Medical aims to join the fight against the morbidity and mortality resulting from DVT’s.
GE Healthcare has partnered with Keystone Radiology at MooiMed Hospital, to provide advanced diagnostic solutions for its Medical and Surgical patients, as well as the Sports and Orthopaedic Institute.
Breast cancer is the leading cancer affecting women in South Africa, and the world. The latest CANSA statistics revealed that, 1 in every 26 women are at risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer in South Africa. According to projected statistics, the risk of developing cancer, and specifically breast cancer, will increase by 78% by 2030.