Medical imagery

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Medical imaging enables effective diagnosis and monitoring. iStock / Pixfly

By: Caroline Paré Follow

Radiography, MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), scanner, ultrasound .... Medical imaging has seen many advances in the past twenty years. Thanks to increasingly sophisticated techniques for restoring images of the human body, it enables effective diagnosis and monitoring, and therefore better targeting of treatments. 


What are the recent advances in the field of medical imaging? How are these techniques essential in a care process? Are there inequalities in terms of access to medical imaging?

· Pr Laurent Spelle , head of department of interventional neuroradiology, at the Bicêtre Hospital in the Paris region .

· Mody Abdoulaye Camara , head of the radiology department at the Mali Hospital, in Bamako.

At the start of the program, we are talking about the new day of mobilization for the public hospital of the Collectif Inter-Hôpitaux, with Dr Antoinette Perlat , head of the functional unit within the internal medicine service at the Rennes University Hospital, in Brittany .

At the end of the program, we find the nutrition chronicle of Stéphane Besançon , nutritionist and director of the NGO Santé Diabète in Bamako in Mali.

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