Nanoknife cancer treatment at Wesley

Nanoknife cancer treatment at Wesley

Nanoknife offers cancer patients treatment options The Wesley Hospital in Brisbane is Queensland’s first and only hospital offering cancer treatment procedures using a special device known as the NanoKnife. The NanoKnife uses a process called Irreversible...
MRI guided prostate biopsy

MRI guided prostate biopsy

What is an MRI guided prostate biopsy? MRI guided prostate biopsy is the ability to target and biopsy suspicious regions of the prostate under the guidance of MRI. In a MRI guided prostate biopsy the patient undergoes a prostate biopsy while in the MRI machine. MRI...
Coal Mine Dust Lung Disease

Coal Mine Dust Lung Disease

Coal Mine Dust Lung Disease (CMDLD) encompasses a spectrum of lung diseases caused by prolonged exposure to coal mine dust. CMDLD are often referred to as “black lung”.  Black lung is an oversimplification as Coal Mine Dust Lung Disease take on many different forms....
Quick Thinking UCMI Staff Save Man’s Life

Quick Thinking UCMI Staff Save Man’s Life

During a routine scan at Wesley Medical Imaging, a patient’s heart stopped beating and required urgent medical treatment. He was fortunate that UCMI had specialised equipment and highly trained staff who responded quickly to save the man’s life. Patient...
Advanced prostate cancer treatment milestone

Advanced prostate cancer treatment milestone

Another advanced prostate cancer treatment milestone has been reached at Uniting Care Medical Imaging’s (UCMI) Wesley Medical Imaging clinic. In August 2017, UCMI completed the first Queensland Lutetium 177 PSMA Therapy for advanced prostate cancer. On the 13...
Prostate MRI attracts Medicare rebate

Prostate MRI attracts Medicare rebate

Medicare rebate for Prostate MRI announced in Federal  Budget It’s an exciting time for men’s health with the announcement in this month’s Federal Budget that Prostate MRI  will be covered by a Medicare rebate from 1 July 2018. Wesley Medical Imaging (WMI) has...