Artificial Intelligence in Radiology
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Artificial Intelligence in Radiology

How can Artificial Intelligence Support Radiologists? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is based on computer algorithms and is currently used in various aspects of our everyday lives; in business, science, and for internet technologies. Its application in medicine is sometimes controversial, but it can assist...

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Clavicle fracture (Broken Collarbone) – Quick Facts

Where is the clavicle and how can it fracture?

The clavicle is the only bone connecting the bones of the arm to the rest of the skeleton. It is located between the sternum and the acromion. A fracture of the clavicle, also called a broken collarbone, is one of the most frequently occurring bone fractures....

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Clostridium botulinum
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Clostridium botulinum

Which germ causes the disease botulism?

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Heart CT Scan
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Heart CT Scan

Recent developments in CT technology have progressed to the point where diagnostic images of the coronary arteries are possible (even without a cardiac catheterization).

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Common Parasites in Cats
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Common Parasites in Cats

Parasites are both fascinating and terrifying organisms. They infest their host, which are often larger than the parasite. Parasitism is a form of interspecific interaction. The parasite temporarily or permanently feeds on its host, uses it as a habitat or reproduces on its host.

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The most important blood tests (II)
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The most important blood tests (II)

Second part of the article on the most important blood tests. Published so far: The most important blood tests (I), in: MTA Dialog 2021; 22 (3)

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The most important blood tests (I)

The most versatile method of determining the specific needs and deficiencies of a patient’s body is a thorough blood analysis, which ideally comprises a number of blood tests.

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Forensic toxicology
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Forensic toxicology

What is forensic toxicology? Forensic toxicology is a field of forensic medicine concerned with the detection of poisons, or the influences of exogenous substances such as drugs or pharmaceuticals. Forensic toxicology is an interdisciplinary field between chemistry, medicine and pharmacy.

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Organ donation
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Organ donation

Organs and tissues can be donated by living people, called „the donors“. However, most organs and tissues are donated after the donor has died (post mortem). Right now, over 9,000 patients are waiting for organs (according to the “Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung”).

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Medical Crossword 2020
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Medical Crossword 2020

Welcome to our English MTA Dialog medical crossword in December 2020! After reading MTA Dialog this year, you may now test your knowledge. The terms in the crossword are all words you might know from the topic covered this year.

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