Post COVID Vaccine Findings on Mammograms

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It’s being reported from mammographers all over the country that women are showing positive nodes on mammograms after they had the Covid-19 vaccine. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are causing lymph nodes to activate and increase in size. The swelling is benign and seems to resolve with time.

It started in January as biopsy numbers began to climb and the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) put out an advisory about unnecessary biopsies.  They recommended asking the patients about Covid-19 status and record the date and which arm received the vaccine.

How is your brain? Will you be a super ager?

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Super Agers are individuals who are in their 80’s or older who have the same cognitive abilities comparable to those in middle age. Radiology image of the year was shown last summer 2020 at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) in New Orleans. Research with PET scans showed that compared with normal agers and those with mild cognitive decline, super agers have a lower burden of tau and amyloid pathology associated with neurodegeneration.

Court Grants Temporary Injunction Against MTMI and Former Employee

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Following a hearing on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, the 134th District Court of Harris County granted a Temporary Injunction for Advanced Health Education Center against MTMI and a former AHEC employee, which restrains MTMI and the former AHEC employee, or any person acting in concert with them, from “using or disclosing AHEC’s confidential information and/or trade secrets, as such confidential information and trade secrets are defined by the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act, and failing to immediately return AHEC’s property including its trade secrets and confidential information that is currently in [their] possession.”


Private Ultrasound Tutorial = Convenience!  Back Open for Business


Since the first ED ultrasound class in 1993, AHEC has been teaching what physicians want to learn to benefit their patients and their practice.   If you can’t make a scheduled class or want to customize your training then a Private Ultrasound Tutorial is right up your alley!  We can design courses according to your practice requirements and/or skill level.  Click here to see what upcoming dates are available for 2021.   



Need a new tool for your DIVAs?  If so, we got hands-on training available!


AHEC’s UGVA class training covers Difficult Intra Venous Access studies.  Get hands-on scanning with phantoms where the ultrasound faculty teach the essential skills and techniques to perform exams that make a difference in patient outcomes by demonstrating deep vein thrombosis or need for an intervention that can be done under ultrasound guidance. Our UGVA class offers not only the skills training but CME for physicians and CE for nurses. 


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