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Qiu DA-Sheng DS Department of PET/CT, Hubei Cancer Hospital, Wuhan 430079, P.R. - - 2014
Metastatic tumours presenting as soft tissue metastasis (STM) are relatively rare. STM represents metastasis to the muscle and subcutaneous tissues. The majority of the currently available clinical or radiological data on STM consist of isolated case reports or reviews. The aim of this study was to report the manifestations, origin ...
Nishio Jun J Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814-0180, - - 2014
Calcifying aponeurotic fibroma (CAF) is a rare, locally aggressive fibroblastic lesion that occurs predominantly in the distal extremities of children and adolescents. In the present study, a case of pathologically proven CAF arising in the right little finger of a 69-year-old woman is presented. Physical examination revealed a firm, immobile, ...
Bulte Jeff W M JW Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science and Engineering, Division of MR Research, Cellular Imaging Section, Institute for Cell Engineering The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 720 Rutland Ave, 217 Traylor Baltimore, MD - - 2014
Summary A "hot spot" magnetic resonance (MR) imaging cell tracking technique has been developed that allows direct detection of dysprosium- or thulium-1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane-α,α',α'',α'''-tetramethyl-1,4,7,10-tetraacetic acid (DOTMA)-labeled protons inside cells. These highly shifted protons may allow specific detection of multiple cell types because it does not rely on acquiring the proton signal from ...
Kanno Toru T Department of Urology, Ijinkai Takeda General Hospital, Kyoto, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
To assess the efficacy of ultrasonography (US) for the detection of ureteral stone using non-contrast-enhanced computed tomography (NCCT) as a standard reference. From January 2009 to September 2011, 428 patients underwent both NCCT and US on the same day. The sensitivity and specificity of US to detect ureteral stone was ...
Guillen Phillip T PT Departments of 1 Orthopaedic Surgery - - 2014
Object The authors undertook an independent, non-industry funded cadaveric study to evaluate the efficacy of a pedicle-probing device, which uses impedance measurement to warn of impending and actual pedicle screw breach. Methods A previously validated fresh-frozen cadaver model (saline-soaked spine) was used. Individuals at 3 levels of training (attending spine ...
Troprès Irène I IRMaGe, Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France; UMS 3552, CNRS, Grenoble, France; US 017, INSERM, Grenoble, France; IRMaGe, Hôpital Michallon, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Grenoble, Grenoble, France; Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble Institut des Neurosciences, Grenoble, France; INSERM, U836, Grenoble, - - 2014
Twenty years ago, theoretical developments were initiated to model the behavior of the NMR transverse relaxation rates in presence of vessels. These developments enabled the MRI-based mapping of mean vessel diameter, microvascular density, and vessel size index with comparable results to those obtained by a pathologist. The transfer of these ...
Dailey Tyler A TA Department of Radiology, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas - - 2014
The goal of this teaching case study is to demonstrate the novel use of (99m)Tc-HMPAO-labeled white blood cells (WBCs) in diagnosing chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO). (99m)Tc-HMPAO-labeled white blood cells were utilized to diagnose CRMO. Classically, CRMO is evaluated scintigraphically using (99m)Tc-methylene diphosphonate/hydroxymethylene diphosphonate. (99m)Tc-HMPAO-labeled WBCs were chosen over (111)In-labeled ...
Prevrhal Sven S Philips Research Europe, Hamburg, Germany - - 2014
Fusion of information from PET and MR imaging can increase the diagnostic value of both modalities. This work sought to improve (18)F FDG PET image quality by using MR Dixon fat-constrained images to constrain PET image reconstruction to low-fat regions, with the working hypothesis that fatty tissue metabolism is low ...
Zuo Ming-Yan MY CAS Key Laboratory of Soft Matter Chemistry, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, P. R. - - 2014
Endotoxin, which is also known as lipopolysaccharide (LPS), is a marker for intruding gram-negative pathogens. It is essential to detect endotoxin quickly and sensitively in a complex milieu. A new flow cytometry (FCM)-based magnetic aptasensor assay that employs two endotoxin-binding aptamers and magnetic beads has been developed to detect endotoxin. ...
Smith Matthew E ME Department of ENT Surgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hills Road, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB2 - - 2014
A 61-year-old man with a history of fish bone ingestion and poorly localized symptoms was seen. His clinical examination was unremarkable, but CT demonstrated a foreign body deeply embedded within his tongue. Intraoperative ultrasound (US) guidance facilitated identification of a bone, allowing a needle to be placed as a guide ...
Tiwari S S Department of Radiology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Derby Road, NG7 2UH, Nottingham, UK, - - 2014
We completed a full audit cycle to assess waiting times for inpatients with suspected occult femoral neck fracture to get MRI scan, identify the causes of delay and implement the changes to reduce the waiting times. We have proved that inpatient MRI waiting times can significantly be reduced by a ...
Ciarmiello Andrea A Nuclear Medicine Department S. Andrea Hospital Via Vittorio Veneto, 197 19124 La Spezia Italy. - - 2014
In the last years the hybrid modality has resulted in a rapid development of imaging techniques in nuclear medicine, offering new opportunities to patients and staff involved in their use. Being consolidated the clinical role of positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT), the diffusion and the consequent value of Single-photon emission ...
Lefranc Michel M Service de Neurochirurgie, CHU Amiens, Amiens, - - 2014
Objective: To establish the impact of the imaging modality, registration method and use of intraoperative computed tomography (CT) scan on the accuracy of the ROSA® stereotactic robot. Methods: Using a dedicated phantom device, we measured the accuracy of the stereotactic robot for 20 targets as a function of the registration ...
Yuan Jing J Medical Physics and Research Department, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Happy Valley, Hong Kong, China; Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China; CUHK Shenzhen Research Institute, Shenzhen, Guangdong, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to explore the feasibility and repeatability of amide proton transfer-weighted (APTw) MRI for the head and neck on clinical MRI scanners. Six healthy volunteers and four patients with head and neck tumors underwent APTw MRI scanning at 3 T. The APTw signal was quantified by ...
Kim Ji Young JY From the Departments of *Nuclear Medicine, †Radiology, and ‡Pathology, Hanyang University Hospital, Seoul, - - 2014
Nodular fasciitis (NF) is a common benign soft tissue tumor. However, F-FDG PET/CT findings of NF are limited. Two cases of NF are described that mimic soft tissue metastasis on F-FDG PET/CT during surveillance. F-FDG PET/CT is well documented in the surveillance of malignancy and increasing worldwide. There are growing ...
Tachibana Ayano A From the *Department of Clinical Radiology, St James's University Hospital, Leeds; †Department of Clinical Radiology, Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield; and ‡Department of Nuclear Medicine, St James's University Hospital, Leeds, United - - 2014
A 66-year-old woman presents with progressive bilateral swelling of her fingers, elbows, and toes. Initially thought to represent an inflammatory peripheral arthropathy, the patient underwent rheumatology review, but subsequent tissue biopsy confirmed diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Results of bone marrow biopsy and staging CT were negative. F-FDG PET/CT demonstrates FDG-avid ...
Eichler K K Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, J. W. Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany - - 2014
To evaluate retrospectively an automated method for the separate detection of subcutaneous and visceral fat in the abdominal region by magnetic resonance studies in HIV-positive patients under highly active antiretroviral therapy. The patients were divided into four different groups: lipoatrophy, lipohypertrophy, mixed and the control group. The use of software ...
Lecouvet F E FE MRI Unit, Dept of Radiology, Centre du Cancer and Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC), Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2014
Assessment of the response to treatment of metastases is crucial in daily oncological practice and clinical trials. For soft tissue metastases, this is done using computed tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) or Positron Emission Tomography (PET) using validated response evaluation criteria. Bone metastases, which frequently represent the only site ...
Liu Lin L Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL - - 2014
A fiber-optic 3D confocal scanning microendoscope employing MEMS scanners for both lateral and axial scan was designed and constructed. The MEMS 3D scan engine achieved a lateral scan range of over ± 26° with a 2D MEMS scanning micromirror and a depth scan of over 400 μm with a 1D ...
Busireddy Kiran K KK Kiran K Busireddy, Mamdoh AlObaidy, Miguel Ramalho, Janaka Kalubowila, Liu Baodong, Ilaria Santagostino, Richard C Semelka, Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7510, United - - 2014
Pancreatitis is defined as the inflammation of the pancreas and considered the most common pancreatic disease in children and adults. Imaging plays a significant role in the diagnosis, severity assessment, recognition of complications and guiding therapeutic interventions. In the setting of pancreatitis, wider availability and good image quality make multi-detector ...
Wang Rui R School of Biomedical Engineering and Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, - - 2014
White matter lesions (WMLs) are commonly observed on the magnetic resonance (MR) images of normal elderly in association with vascular risk factors, such as hypertension or stroke. An accurate WML detection provides significant information for disease tracking, therapy evaluation, and normal aging research. In this article, we present an unsupervised ...
Boccardi Marina M LENITEM (Laboratory of Epidemiology, Neuroimaging and Telemedicine), IRCCS - S. Giovanni di Dio - Fatebenefratelli Brescia, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study aimed to have international experts converge on a harmonized definition of whole hippocampus boundaries and segmentation procedures, to define standard operating procedures for magnetic resonance (MR)-based manual hippocampal segmentation. The panel received a questionnaire regarding whole hippocampus boundaries and segmentation procedures. Quantitative information was supplied to allow evidence-based ...
Yankeelov Thomas E TE Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, AA-1105 Medical Center North, 1161 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232-2310, - - 2014
Advances in hardware and software have enabled the realization of clinically feasible, quantitative multimodality imaging of tissue pathophysiology. Earlier efforts relating to multimodality imaging of cancer have focused on the integration of anatomical and functional characteristics, such as PET-CT and single-photon emission CT (SPECT-CT), whereas more-recent advances and applications have ...
Choi Hongyoon H Department of Nuclear Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea Department of Molecular Medicine and Biopharmaceutical Science, Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology, Seoul National University, Seoul, - - 2014
Attenuation correction (AC) with an ultrashort echo time (UTE) sequence has recently been used in combination with segmentation for cortical bone identification for brain PET/MR studies. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the quantification of (18)F-fluoropropyl-carbomethoxyiodophenylnortropane ((18)F-FP-CIT) binding in brain PET/MR, particularly focusing on effects of UTE-based AC ...
Yue Yunlong Y Department of Radiology, Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, 100050, - - 2014
The aim was to compare high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and thin-section magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of facial nerve hemangioma. The HRCT and MRI characteristics of 17 facial nerve hemangiomas diagnosed between 2006 and 2013 were retrospectively analyzed. All patients included in the study suffered from a space-occupying lesion of ...
Xu Rui R Ritsumeikan Global Innovation Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University, 1-1 Nojihigashi 1-chome, Kusatsu, Shiga, 525-8577, Japan, - - 2014
The purpose is to develop and evaluate the ability of the computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) methods that apply texture analysis and pattern classification to differentiate malignant and benign bone and soft-tissue lesions on 18F-fluorodeoxy-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography ((18)F-FDG PET/CT) images. Subjects were 103 patients with 59 malignant and 44 benign ...
Li Yulai Y Department of Radiology, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, PR - - 2014
Chronic progressive swelling of the lower extremity due to secondary lower extremity lymphedema (LEL) can affect a patient's quality of life, both physically and psychologically. A feasible and reproducible method for detecting and staging LEL will facilitate decision-making about appropriate management strategies. To determine whether the thickness of the soft ...
Zhao Xuna X Beijing Key Laboratory of Medical Physics and Engineering, Institute of Heavy Ion Physics, School of Physics, Peking University, Beijing, China; Center for MRI Research, Peking University, Beijing, China; IS Clinical Science, Philips Healthcare, - - 2014
To develop a novel analysis method to evaluate quantitative amide proton transfer (qAPT) effects with reduced interference of conventional magnetization transfer effect. A modified Z-spectrum is generated by a fitting procedure that achieves an effectively reduced magnetization transfer asymmetry. A qAPT map is then produced by subtraction of the original ...
Ho Leon C LC Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, N/A, Hong - - 2014
Purpose: The structure and biomechanics of the sclera and cornea are central to several eye diseases such as glaucoma and myopia. However, their roles remain unclear, partly because of limited non-invasive techniques to assess their fibrous microstructures globally, longitudinally and quantitatively. We hypothesized that magic angle-enhanced MRI can reveal the ...
Wijlemans Joost W JW Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, E01.132, P.O. Box 85500, Utrecht 3508 GA, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (MR-HIFU) ablation of tumors in the liver dome is challenging because of the presence of air in the costophrenic angle. In this study, we used a porcine liver model and a clinical MR-HIFU system to assess the feasibility and safety of using intrapleural fluid infusion ...
Arabi Hossein H Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Medical Imaging, Geneva University Hospital, CH-1211, Geneva, - - 2014
We compare the quantitative accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based attenuation correction (AC) using the 3-class attenuation map (PET-MRAC3c) implemented on the Ingenuity TF PET/MRI and the 4-class attenuation map (PET-MRAC4c) similar to the approach used on the Siemens mMR PET/MR considering CT-based attenuation-corrected PET images (PET-CTAC) as standard of ...
Do Catherine C University of Texas Health Science Center at San - - 2014
It has been presupposed that the thermodynamic stability (Ktherm) of gadolinium-based magnetic resonance imaging chelates relate to the risk of precipitating nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF). This study compared low-Ktherm gadodiamide to a high-Ktherm gadoteridol in cultured fibroblasts and rats with uninephrectomies. Gadolinium content was assessed using scanning electron microscopy equipped ...
Li Deling - - 2014
Integrin αvβ3 is over-expressed in both neovasculature and glioma cells. We aimed to evaluate 68Gallium-BNOTA-PRGD2 (68Ga-PRGD2) as a new reagent for noninvasive integrin αvβ3 imaging in glioma patients. With informed consent, 12 patients with suspicious brain glioma, as diagnosed by enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning, were enrolled to undergo ...
Perez-Torres Carlos J CJ Department of Radiology, Washington University, St. Louis, - - 2014
Accurate noninvasive diagnosis is vital for effective treatment planning. Presently, standard anatomical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is incapable of differentiating recurring tumor from delayed radiation injury, as both lesions are hyperintense in both postcontrast T1- and T2-weighted images. Further studies are therefore necessary to identify an MRI paradigm that can ...
Wang Feng F Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science; Departments of Radiology and Radiological - - 2014
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the utility of high-resolution non-invasive endogenous high-field MRI methods for the longitudinal structural and quantitative assessments of mouse kidney disease using the model of unilateral ureter obstruction (UUO). T1-weighted, T2-weighted and magnetization transfer (MT) imaging protocols were optimized to improve the regional ...
Liu Yiyan Y From the Nuclear Medicine Service, Department of Radiology, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University, Newark, - - 2014
A 53-year-old woman with bilateral proptosis and diffuse lymphadenopathy had FDG PET/CT for the evaluation of lymphoma. There were significant enlargements of the lacrimal glands, thickening of the intraorbital muscles, prominent parotid/submandibular glands, and FDG-avid lymphadenopathy in the neck, right axilla, and mediastinum. The findings were suggestive of either lymphoma ...
Eastman Joseph T JT Department of Biomedical Sciences, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, - - 2014
Cover illustration. Notothenioid fishes lack swim bladders, but species live temporarily or permanently in the water column. Without swim bladder, skeletal mass becomes a key determinant of buoyancy. In this issue of the Journal of Morphology, Joseph Eastman and coauthors (pp. 841-861 10.1002/jmor.20258) quantify the degree of skeletal ossification in ...
Mick Curtis G CG 1 All authors: Department of Radiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Mail Stop 4032, Kansas City, KS - - 2014
OBJECTIVE. This literature review details the history, pharmacokinetics, and utility of (18)F-sodium fluoride (Na(18)F) PET/CT in detecting osseous metastases compared with the current standard of care, technetium-99m methylene diphosphonate ((99m)Tc-MDP) bone scintigraphy. Additional discussion highlights solutions to impediments for broader implementation of this modality and insight into the complementary roles ...
Göya Cemil C Departments of Radiology (C.G., C.H., S.H., M.G.Ç., M.T., A.B.) and Internal Medicine (M.S.D., M.K.), Medical School, Dicle University, Diyarbakır, - - 2014
To compare the diagnostic success rate of acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastography with those of sonography and computed tomography (CT) for acute pancreatitis at hospital admission. B-mode sonography and ARFI elastography were performed on 88 patients with symptoms of acute pancreatitis and 50 healthy control participants who were admitted ...
McCullough Ann E AE Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, 5777 E Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ, 85054, - - 2014
Synovial sarcoma is a well-recognized soft tissue malignancy that typically arises in young adults. It is now generally accepted that its origin is likely from undifferentiated mesenchymal tissue with variable epithelial differentiation and a highly specific chromosomal translocation in more than 95 % of cases. The lesion typically presents as a ...
Teruel Jose R JR From the Musculoskeletal Quantitative Imaging Research Group, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco; San Francisco, California, USA.Supported by a UCSF Radiology Seed Grant (Prof. Li), UCSF Academic Senate Research Grant (Prof. Li), and a Talentia Fellowship, Regional Ministry of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment of Andalusia, Spain (Mr. Teruel). J.R. Teruel, MSc, Research Fellow, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); PhD Candidate, Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway; A.J. Burghardt, Researcher, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF; J. Rivoire, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF; W. Srikhum, MD, Research Fellow, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF; Lecturer in Radiology, Department of Radiology, Thammasat University, Pathum Thani, Thailand; S.M. Noworolski, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF; T.M. Link, MD, PhD, Professor of Radiology, Chief, Musculoskeletal Imaging and Clinical Director, Musculoskeletal and Quantitative Imaging Research Group, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF; J.B. Imboden, MD, Professor of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, UCSF; X. Li, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF. Address reprint requests to Prof. X. Li, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF, 185 Berry Street, Suite 350, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Email: xiaojuan.li@ucsf.edu. Accepted for publication April 17, - - 2014
To quantify bone structure and perfusion parameters in regions of bone marrow edema pattern (BMEP), non-edematous bone marrow (NBM), and pannus tissue areas in the wrists of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using 3-Tesla (3T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and high resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography (HR-pQCT). Sixteen subjects fulfilling ...
Kockelkorn Thessa T J P TT Image Sciences Institute, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3584 CX Utrecht, The - - 2014
Many medical image analysis systems require segmentation of the structures of interest as a first step. For scans with gross pathology, automatic segmentation methods may fail. The authors' aim is to develop a versatile, fast, and reliable interactive system to segment anatomical structures. In this study, this system was used ...
Solves-Llorens J A JA LabHuman, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia, - - 2014
This work presents a complete and automatic software application to aid radiologists in breast cancer diagnosis. The application is a fully automated method that performs a complete registration of magnetic resonance (MR) images and x-ray (XR) images in both directions (from MR to XR and from XR to MR) and ...
Venkatesh Sudhakar Kundapur SK Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) assesses tissue stiffness in vivo by imaging propagating shear waves through the tissues and processing the wave information. MRE is a robust technology with excellent technical success; is applicable in almost all patients and body habitus; and has excellent reproducibility, repeatability, and interobserver agreement for assessing liver ...
Yoshida Soichiro S Department of Urology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School, Tokyo, - - 2014
Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging is a type of functional imaging that is increasingly being applied in the management of upper tract urothelial carcinoma and bladder cancer. The image contrast is derived from differences in the Brownian motion of water molecules in tissues. The homogenous high signal intensity of upper tract ...
Yoo Roh-Eul RE Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongon-Dong, Chongno-Gu, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
Müllerian duct anomalies (MDAs) represent a wide spectrum of developmental abnormalities related to various gynecologic and obstetric complications, including primary amenorrhea, infertility, and endometriosis. The use of diverse imaging modalities, in conjunction with clinical information, provide important clues to the diagnosis of MDAs. Diagnostic imaging work-up for MDAs often begins ...
Ba Lei L Department of Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou University, Henan, PR China Department of Radiology, Taizhou Cancer Hospital, Zhejiang, PR - - 2014
Primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs) constitute a rare type of malignant neuroectodermal tumors that have chromosomal translocations identical to Ewing's sarcoma (ES), and the characteristics of this disease remain unclear. To describe the clinical, radiological, and pathological features of peripheral PNETs (pPNETs) to enhance their recognition. The clinical, imaging, and pathologic ...
Pinney James R JR Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco , 1700 Fourth Street, Byers Hall Room 203, San Francisco, California 94158, United - - 2014
Adapting ways to functionalize polymer materials is becoming increasingly important to their implementation in translational biomedical sciences. By tuning the mechanical, chemical, and biological qualities of these materials, their applications can be broadened, opening the door for more advanced integration into modern medical techniques. Here, we report on a method ...
Chen Larry L School of Engineering, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Rd East, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G2W1. Electronic address: - - 2014
Design and validation of a magnetic resonance and computed tomography compatible device capable of applying physiologically relevant muscle forces to cadaveric knee joints with high levels of repeatability and reproducibility. Repeatability and reproducibility were assessed with two porcine stifle joints. Load was applied to joints at full extension, five and ...
Boelmans Kai K Department of Psychiatry, Memory Clinic, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany, - - 2014
Increased deposition of α-synuclein in Parkinson's disease (PD) is known to be prominent in the brainstem and discussed to be clinically relevant for motor and non-motor features. Whether structural magnetic resonance imaging is capable to detect degraded tissue microstructure caused by increased deposition of α-synuclein at this predilection site in ...
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