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Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.

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Format: 04/19/2014
Format: 04/19/2014

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Western PA Guide to Good Health: Allegheny General Hospital Pioneers Innovative Spine Imaging Technology

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Physicians at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) are the first in Pennsylvania and among the first in the nation to introduce a groundbreaking new technology that standardizes the imaging process and yields more precise images of the spine in motion.

The Vertebral Motion Analysis (VMA) technology uses fluoroscopy to capture real time images of the spine while the patient is guided through a pre-set range of motion. The technology is ideal for assessing patients with suspected instability of the lower lumbar spine.

To read more, visit the Guide to Good Health website.

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