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Sanders J C JC Pattern Recognition Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Martensstr. 3, 91058, Erlangen, Germany, - - 2014
The purpose of this study is to extend an established SPECT/CT quantitation protocol to (177)Lu and validate it in vivo using urine samples, thus providing a basis for 3D dosimetry of (177)Lu radiotherapy and improvement over current planar methods which improperly account for anatomical variations, attenuation, and overlapping organs. In ...
Yeşil Murat M Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Medical Faculty of Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey. - - 2014
This study aims to investigate whether myofibroblasts participate in the fibrotic process of idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Forty patients (12 males, 28 females; median age 50.85±11.2 years; range 30 to 71 years) who were operated in our clinic between March 2010 and August 2010 were included in the study. ...
Branca Rosa Tamara RT Department of Physics and Astronomy, Biomedical Research Imaging Center, and - - 2014
The study of brown adipose tissue (BAT) in human weight regulation has been constrained by the lack of a noninvasive tool for measuring this tissue and its function in vivo. Existing imaging modalities are nonspecific and intrinsically insensitive to the less active, lipid-rich BAT of obese subjects, the target population ...
Suh Minseok M Departments of Nuclear - - 2014
The use of an (18)F-labeled radiopharmaceutical for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of sympathetic neuronal activity has a tremendous clinical impact because it circumvents the substantial drawbacks of the prototypical imaging agent, (123)I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG). We describe a 14-year-old male patient who had neuroblastoma and underwent (18)F-fluoropropylbenzylguanidine (FPBG) PET/computed tomography (CT). ...
Lee Inki I 0000-0002-2051-3597 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, - - 2014
In many circumstances, causing sites of low back pain (LBP) cannot be determined only by anatomical imaging. Combined functional and morphological imaging such as bone scan with single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) may be helpful in identifying active lesions. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness ...
Karlsson Jan Olof G JO Divison of Drug Research/Pharmacology, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden. Electronic address: - - 2014
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS) participate in pathological tissue damage. Mitochondrial manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) normally keeps ROS and RNS in check. During development of mangafodipir (MnDPDP) as a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent, it was discovered that MnDPDP and its metabolite manganese pyridoxyl ethyldiamine ...
Williams Andrew R - - 2014
BackgroundPlant-derived condensed tannins (CT) show promise as a complementary option to treat gastrointestinal helminth infections, thus reducing reliance on synthetic anthelmintic drugs. Most studies on the anthelmintic effects of CT have been conducted on parasites of ruminant livestock. Oesophagostomum dentatum is an economically important parasite of pigs, as well as ...
Soliman Eiman E Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University , Alexandria , - - 2014
Objectives. To evaluate the effectiveness of infliximab (IFX) injection into sacroiliac joints (SIJs) of non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axial SpA) and its impact on clinical and MRI parameters of disease activity. Methods. Thirty-seven patients fulfilling the Association of Spondyloarthritis International Society (ASAS) criteria for axial SpA were initially studied, with disease ...
Vierow Verena V Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, FAU Erlangen/Nuremberg, Universitaetsstr. 17, DE-91054 Erlangen, - - 2014
This functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study explored the central nervous processing of itch induced by histamine and capsaicin, delivered via inactivated cowhage spicules, and the influence of low-dose naltrexone. Scratch bouts were delivered at regular intervals after spicule insertion in order temporarily to suppress the itch. At the end ...
Hirokazu Sato S Department of Internal medicine, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, - - 2014
In Crohn's disease (CD), assessment of disease activity and extension is important for clinical management. Endoscopy is the most reliable tool for evaluating disease activity in these patients and it distinguishes between lesions based on ulcer, erosion, and redness. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is less invasive than endoscopy; however, the ...
Simonsen Claus Z CZ From the Departments of Neurology (C.Z.S., M.L.S., G.A.) and Neuroradiology (M.H.M.), Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience (I.K.M.), Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark; and Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (M.F.). - - 2014
MRI using diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) is the most sensitive diagnostic imaging modality for early detection of ischemia, but how accurate is it and how much does perfusion-weighted imaging (PWI) add to the sensitivity have to be known. In this single-center study, we collected epidemiological, imaging, and outcome data on all ...
Lucetti Claudio C *Neurology Unit, Hospital of Viareggio, Viareggio, Italy; †Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Information Engineering "Guglielmo Marconi", Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy; ‡Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Neurology Unit, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; §Radiology Unit, Hospital of Viareggio, Viareggio, Italy; and ∥Computational Biomedical Imaging Laboratory, Radiodiagnostic Section, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, - - 2014
To investigate, using functional magnetic resonance imaging, the influence of a long-term dopaminergic therapy on brain activation during a simple motor task in early, previously untreated patients with Parkinson disease. Thirteen patients with Parkinson disease in Hoehn-Yahr stage 1 or 2, with a right predominance of the disease, underwent functional ...
Ter Heegde Freija F Department of Psychiatry, Brain Center Rudolf Magnus, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The - - 2014
Stress exposure activates the HPA-axis and results in the release of corticosteroids which bind to two receptor types in the brain: the mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) and the glucocorticoid receptor (GR). While the role of the GR in stress reactivity has been extensively studied, the MR has received less attention. Nevertheless, ...
Gao Yanling Y Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Rehabilitation Hospital, Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fuzhou, Fujian 350001, P.R. - - 2015
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine there is an optimum time to administer acupuncture at a particular acupoint. The present study used functional magnetic resonance imaging to investigate the timing effects of acupuncture at the Zusanli (ST36) acupoint. A total of 10 healthy volunteers and 10 post-stroke patients were recruited. The ...
Crombé A A From the Service de NeuroImagerie Diagnostique et Thérapeutique (A.C., M.D., E.d.R., V.D., T.T.) and Pôle de Neurosciences Cliniques (A.R., J.C.O., B.B.), Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France; Department of Radiology (M.S.), Stanford University, Stanford, California; and INSERM U862 (A.R., B.B., V.D., T.T.), Neurocentre Magendie, Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, - - 2014
In multiple sclerosis, gadolinium enhancement is used to classify lesions as active. Regarding the need for a standardized and accurate method for detection of multiple sclerosis activity, we compared 2D-spin-echo with 3D-gradient-echo T1WI for the detection of gadolinium-enhancing MS lesions. Fifty-eight patients with MS were prospectively imaged at 3T by ...
Poidatz Dorothée D UPRES-EA 2493, Université de Versailles-St Quentin, UFR des sciences de la santé, 2 avenue de la source de la Bièvre, 78180 Montigny le Bretonneux, - - 2014
Human pregnancy needs a correct placentation which depends on adequate cytotrophoblast proliferation, differentiation, and invasion. In this study, using specific mitochondrial respiratory chain inhibitors, we observed a decrease of hormone production (hCG and leptin) and cell fusion of human primary villous cytotrophoblasts (CT). These results demonstrated that mitochondria are involved ...
Arezoomand Sadaf S School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, - - 2014
Segmentation of osseous structures from clinical MR images is difficult due to acquisition artifacts and variable signal intensity of bones. Segmentation of femoral head is required for evaluation of hip joint abnormalities such as cam- type femoroacetabular impingement. A parametric deformable model (PDM) framework was developed for segmentation of 3D ...
Chang Eric Y EY Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA. - - 2014
We report a case of ruptured distal biceps tendon repaired with a 1-incision Endobutton technique with longitudinal clinical and dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) follow-up. During the postoperative period, heterotopic ossification (HO) adjacent to the radial tuberosity and retearing of the repaired distal biceps tendon were visible on imaging studies. ...
Kim Kyung-Jo KJ *Department of Gastroenterology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea; †Department of Radiology, Inje University College of Medicine, Haeundae Paik Hospital, Busan, Korea; ‡Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea; and §Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, - - 2014
Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) is a novel technique to evaluate bowel inflammation in Crohn's disease (CD). It is unknown whether and how DWI adds to the accuracy of conventional magnetic resonance enterography (MRE). Fifty consecutive adults suspected of CD prospectively underwent clinical assessment, conventional MRE and DWI at b = 900 ...
Tsai S-C - - 2014
Oral hydration with large volume of fluid, high dose of diuretics and maximum bladder distension are frequently required to achieve an adequate urinary FDG clearance in an FDG PET/CT protocol for bladder cancer or pelvic tumour evaluation. Although most patients tolerated these procedures for eliminating urinary FDG activity, these procedures ...
Rifkin Lana M LM Department of Ophthalmology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine , Chicago, Illinois , - - 2014
Abstract Purpose: To present a case of tubercular serpiginous-like choroiditis (SLC) with previously unreported choroidal findings on enhanced depth imaging OCT (EDI-OCT). Design: Case report. Methods: A 60-year-old female presented with decreased vision. Serpiginous choroidopathy was diagnosed. Laboratory workup revealed an infectious etiology. EDI-OCT revealed previously unreported choroidal findings. Results: ...
Lelkes Peter Istvan PI Temple University, Bioengineering , 1947 N 12th Street , ENGR 811 , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19122 , 215-204-3307 ; - - 2014
Our long term goal is to develop smart biomaterials that can facilitate regeneration of critical-size craniofacial lesions. In this study, we tested the hypothesis that biomimetic scaffolds electrospun from chitosan (CTS) will promote tissue repair and regeneration in a critical size calvarial defect To test this hypothesis, we first compared ...
Young Morag M M Young, Cardiovascular Endocrinology, MIMR-PHI Research Institute, Clayton, Australia - - 2014
The clinical impact of cardiovascular disease cannot be underestimated. Equally, the importance of cost effective management of cardiac failure is a pressing issue in the face of ageing populations and increasing incidence of metabolic disorders worldwide. Targeting the mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) offers one approach for the treatment of heart failure ...
Emami Hamed H aCardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Imaging and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School bDivision of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, - - 2014
Noninvasive imaging of atherosclerotic plaques has substantially advanced over the past decade such that currently available imaging techniques allow for characterization of high-risk morphological features of the plaques and quantification of the biological activity within the atherosclerotic milieu. Vascular PET/CT imaging provides insights into the biological activity of atherosclerotic plaques ...
Treitl Karla M KM Institute for Clinical Radiology, Hospitals of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Pettenkoferstr. 8a, D-80336, Munich, Germany, - - 2014
Our aim was to develop an aortic stent graft phantom to simulate endoleak treatment and to find a tantalum content (TC) of ethylene-vinyl-alcohol-copolymer that causes fewer computed tomography (CT) beam hardening artefacts, but still allows for fluoroscopic visualization. Ethylene-vinyl-alcohol-copolymer specimens of different TC (10-50 %, and 100 %) were injected in an ...
Gorospe Luis L Department of Radiology, Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, 28034 Madrid, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
A 62-year-old woman presented to our hospital with an anterior chest wall swelling. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging showed findings consistent with an infectious arthritis of the manubriosternal joint, and CT images also demonstrated multiple centrilobular nodules in both lungs, suggesting an infectious bronchiolitis. A CT-guided fine needle ...
Santhosh Sampath S Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160 012, India, - - 2014
Positron emission tomography (PET) has been used for the characterization of pancreatic and periampullary lesions. Pancreatitis-associated inflammation affecting only a portion of the pancreas gives the appearance of a mass lesion on imaging. Consequently, the differential diagnosis between cancer and pancreatitis becomes a commonly encountered problem. Traditionally, PET was interpreted ...
Freedman Benjamin R BR Functional and Applied Biomechanics, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA; Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
The Q-angle is widely used clinically to evaluate individuals with anterior knee pain. Recent studies have questioned the utility of this measure and have suggested that a large Q-angle may not be associated with lateral patellofemoral translation, as often assumed. The objective of this study was to determine: 1) how ...
Kim Sae Hoon SH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea, - - 2014
To evaluate the effectiveness of external rotation and active supination CT arthrography in postoperative evaluation by comparing it with neutral CT arthrography and analyzing its agreement with postoperative clinical results after the repair of type II superior labral anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesions. A total of 25 patients who had ...
Yue Xuyi - - 2014
Matrix metalloproteases (MMPs) have been found to be highly expressed in a variety of malignant tumor tissues. Non-invasive visualization of MMP activity may play an important role in the diagnosis of MMP associated diseases. Here we report the design and synthesis of a set of fluorine-19 dendron-based magnetic resonance imaging ...
Anandarajah Allen A From the Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center; Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA. A. Anandarajah, MD, MSc, Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center; R. Thiele, MD; E. Giampoli, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; J. Monu, MD, MSc; G-S. Seo, MD, Department of Musculoskeletal Radiology; C. Feng, Department of Biostatistics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; C. Ritchlin, MD, MPH, Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Division, University of Rochester. Address correspondence to Dr. A. Anandarajah, Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., PO Box 695, Rochester, New York 14642, USA. E-mail: allen_anandarajah@urmc.rochester.edu. Accepted for publication July 15, - - 2014
The purpose of our study was to test the hypothesis that synovitis on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound (US) observed in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who meet remission criteria reflects active inflammation on histopathology. We analyzed 15 synovial specimens obtained during surgical procedures from 14 patients with RA ...
Balasubramanian Mukund M Department of Radiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, - - 2014
Reliably detecting MRI signals in the brain that are more tightly coupled to neural activity than blood-oxygen-level-dependent fMRI signals could not only prove valuable for basic scientific research but could also enhance clinical applications such as epilepsy presurgical mapping. This endeavor will likely benefit from an improved understanding of the ...
Micarelli Alessandro A Department of Clinical Sciences and Translational Medicine (AM, EB, IP, MA), Tor Vergata University; Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies-CNR (MP), Rome, Italy; Department of Nuclear Medicine (MP), Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Biomedicine and Prevention (AC, RD, OS), Tor Vergata University; Department of Psychology (MC), "Sapienza" University, Rome; and IRCCS Neuromed (OS), Pozzilli, - - 2014
The aim of this article is to investigate the cortical metabolic arrangements in olfactory processing by using F fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography.Twenty-six normosmic individuals (14 women and 12 men; mean age 46.7 ± 10 years) were exposed to a neutral olfactory condition (NC) and, after 1 month, to a pure ...
Guleria Randeep R Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
Radionuclide imaging modalities have increasingly been evaluated in the assessment of organ involvement in sarcoidosis. Fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (FDG-PET-CT) scanning has received increasing attention in the recent years. The aim of our study was to evaluate the utility of FDG-PET-CT in determining the extent of organ involvement and ...
Reddy Rajakumari P RP Department of Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience Centre, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, - - 2014
Emotion entails cognitive processes that may either be conscious or unconscious. Emotions influence all aspects of cognition. The aim of the following study was to study the effect of education on neural correlates of emotions in healthy normal volunteers. Sample consisted total of 61 healthy young educated adults in the ...
Patil Sushanti S Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT, Jaslok Hospital and Research Center, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2014
A 66-year-old male patient presented with low grade fever without chills associated with simple partial seizures. He was advised whole body positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET/CT) (fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT) scan which demonstrated an increase in metabolic activity in the limbic system. There was no evidence of active disease anywhere else in ...
Ye Deju D Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford, Stanford University, 1201 Welch Road, Stanford, California 94305-5484, - - 2014
Non-invasive detection of caspase-3/7 activity in vivo has provided invaluable predictive information regarding tumor therapeutic efficacy and anti-tumor drug selection. Although a number of caspase-3/7 targeted fluorescence and positron emission tomography (PET) imaging probes have been developed, there is still a lack of gadolinium (Gd)-based magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) probes ...
Chopra Sameer S From the Department of Radiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, - - 2014
A 52-year-old man with HIV was referred for an F-FDG PET/CT scan for the cause of kidney injury. FDG PET/CT scan revealed increased renal cortical FDG activity, which can be seen in HIV nephropathy or acute interstitial nephritis. Diffuse increased FDG uptake was demonstrated within the right testicle and epididymis, ...
Feng Qi Q Qi Feng, Yun-Qi Yan, Jiong Zhu, Jian-Rong Xu, Department of Radiology, Renji Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200127, - - 2014
To determine the optimal b value of diffusion-weighted imaging for detecting active inflammation in Crohn's disease. Thirty-one patients clinically diagnosed with active Crohn's disease were referred for magnetic resonance examination. All patients were scanned on a 3.0T magnetic resonance scanner using the same protocol involving four different b values (800, ...
Ge Xue-Hui XH The State Key Lab of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China. - - 2014
By combining gravity and magnetic force, we have developed a versatile and facile microfluidic method for forming magnetic decentered core-shell microcapsules in which the directions of the oil core and the magnetic nanoparticles are either opposed or the same. When the temperature rises above the LCST of the PNIPAm, the ...
Gregory T Stan TS College of Engineering, The University of Georgia, 597 D.W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA, 30602, - - 2014
To explore use of the Magnetohydrodynamic Voltage (VMHD), observed in intra-MRI 12-lead electrocardiograms (ECG), to indicate the timing of the onset of left-ventricular mechanical activation (LVMA) and the orientation of the aortic-arch (AAO). Blood flow through the aortic arch during systole, in the presence of the MRI magnetic field (B ...
Leong Eunice Sok Ping ES Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), 3 Research Link, Singapore 117602, Singapore. leonge@imre.a-star.edu.sg - - 2014
We report significantly enhanced magnetic resonance by fluid infiltration in a free-standing metamaterial that consists of metal-dielectric-metal films on an ultrathin Si3N4 membrane patterned with etched through nanohole arrays. When different fluids are drop-casted on the structure, the magnetic resonance has high sensitivities of 282 nm per RIU in peak ...
Jia Lihui L Department of Stomatology, General Hospital of Shenyang Military Area Command, Shenyang 110084, - - 2014
The objective of the present work was to explore the effect of CTS on structural, phenotypic and functional maturation of murine bone marrow derived dendritic cells (BMDCs). The maturity of BMDCs post treatment with CTS was evaluated using transmission electron microscopy (TEM) for structure changes, flow cytometry (FCM) for changes ...
Luby Marie M From the Section on Stroke Diagnostics and Therapeutics, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD (M.L., S.J.W., Z.N., J.G.M.); Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, Seton/University of Texas Southwestern, Austin (S.J.W.); and Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, Bethesda, MD (Z.N., J.G.M.). - - 2014
We hypothesize that reversal in diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) volume at 24 hours predicts favorable clinical outcome only if accompanied by immediate reperfusion. Our aim was to quantify the immediate DWI and mean transit time changes at 2 and 24 hours after intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator to evaluate the effect of ...
Güldner M M Institute of Physics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, - - 2014
MRI of lung airspaces using gases with MR-active nuclei ((3) He, (129) Xe, and (19) F) is an important area of research in pulmonary imaging. The volume-controlled administration of gas mixtures is important for obtaining quantitative information from MR images. State-of-the-art gas administration using plastic bags (PBs) does not allow ...
Ohno Yoshiharu Y From the Advanced Biomedical Imaging Research Center (Y.O., M.N., T.Y., S.M.), Division of Functional and Diagnostic Imaging Research, Department of Radiology (Y.O., M.N., T.Y., S.M.), and Division of Radiology, Department of Radiology (H.K., S.S., M.T., K.S.), Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7-5-2 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, 650-0017, Kobe, Japan; and Toshiba Medical Systems, Otawara, Japan - - 2014
Purpose To prospectively compare the capabilities of dynamic perfusion area-detector computed tomography (CT), dynamic magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, and positron emission tomography (PET) combined with CT (PET/CT) with use of fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) for the diagnosis of solitary pulmonary nodules. Materials and Methods The institutional review board approved this ...
Meng Ya-Jing YJ Mental Health Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, PR China; State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, Psychiatric Laboratory, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, PR - - 2014
Recent emerging functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies have identified many brain regions in which gambling cues or rewards elicit activation and may shed light upon the ongoing disputes regarding the diagnostic and neuroscientific issues of gambling disorder (GD). However, no studies to date have systemically reviewed fMRI studies of ...
Krauspe Barbara Maria BM Institute of Neuroanatomy, Faculty of Medicine, RWTH Aachen University, Wendlingweg 2, 52074, Aachen, - - 2014
Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS) is a quantitative MR imaging technique often used to complement conventional MR imaging with specific metabolic information. A key metabolite is the amino acid derivative N-Acetylaspartate (NAA) which is an accepted marker to measure the extent of neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. NAA is ...
Zhang Yan Y School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 62 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637459. - - 2014
The current work reports a type of "smart" lanthanide-based theranostic nanoprobe, NaDyF4:Yb(3+)/NaGdF4:Yb(3+),Er(3+), which is able to circumvent the up-converting poisoning effect of Dy(3+) ions to give efficient near infrared (980 nm) triggered up-conversion fluorescence, and offers not only excellent dark T2-weighted MR contrast but also tunable bright and T1-weighted MR ...
Fiorella David D Department of Neurological Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, - - 2014
The Apollo system is a low profile irrigation-aspiration system which can be used for the evacuation of intracranial hemorrhage. We demonstrate the feasibility of using Apollo to evacuate intracranial hemorrhage in a series of three patients with combined neuronavigation, neuroendoscopy, and cone beam CT (CB-CT). Access to the hematoma was ...
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