Dr Iain Duncan
PRP for osteaoarthritis

Updates on PRP (platelet rich plasma) injections for osteoarthritis

Order of updates is newest to oldest Iain Duncan Update July 2020 Based on a number of studies and our own experience there are benefits from doing repeated or cycling PRP injections for osteoarthritis of the knee. One such study showed PRP injections led to a significant reduction in pain and improvement in function after […]

PRP tendon research updates

PRP therapy for tendinopathies and tendon tears

Newest updates first Update 2020 To see lots more information about PRP go here. There are a number of recent PRP studies that challenge the accepted dogma that corticosteroid injections are the first choice when conservative management fails. One such from Jane Fitzpatrick and colleagues (an Australian study -see here) showed that patients with chronic […]

Prostate carcinoma spread in pelvis and para-aortic lymph nodes

Tc-PSMA at Garran Medical Imaging

The scan results are close to the benchmarks defined by the world literature on Ga-PSMA PET scans. The results below indicate the accuracy and value of the test.

xSPECT changed the diagnosis 20% of the time

The clinical value of xSPECT bone versus SPECT in bone scanning. Iain Duncan 2017*

xSPECT bone v SPECT bone in hybrid imaging A head to head comparison of 200 cases* ” template=”/nas/content/live/driainduncan/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”filename” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   xSPECT bone is a new reconstruction algorithm** which integrates information from the CT scan with the raw data from the bone SPECT acquisition to produce a higher resolution SPECT image, known as […]

Current Research and Development at Garran Medical imaging

Current R&D at Garran Medical Imaging xSPECT bone applications in musculoskeletal imaging (see also  our publication EJHI) Shearwave elastography of the liver Intrinsic elastography in the evaluation of tendons Response to denosumab (Antiresorptive) therapy in metastatic bone disease using quantitative bone imaging Use of PRP injection therapy for unhealed split tears of the plantar fascia […]

Presentations

Imaging of the foot: A presentation to the Australian Sonographers Association  National Conference Canberra May 2012. This briefly covers the forefoot conditions best evaluated/diagnosed with either nuclear medicine or ultrasound. Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound of Liver Lesions This is a 2 slide summary of the behavior of liver lesions to microbubble contrast. Imaging Musculoskeletal Pain A multi-modality talk on […]

SPECT-CT in nuclear medicine

Nuclear Medicine Update: Dr Iain talks about the value of SPECT-CT in bone scanning “Nuclear Medicine functional imaging is now directly combined with CT anatomical scanning to create SPECT-CT. It is the first technology to combine the power of SPECT with the precision of diagnostic multi-slice-CT. It makes it possible to pinpoint the exact location, […]