French raise alarm over smoldering blanket in PET/MRI

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Source: European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundRoughly 23% of breast conserving surgery (BCS) patients undergo a second re-excision procedure due to pathologically positive surgical margins. We investigated the feasibility and potential value of micro-Computed Tomography (micro-CT) as a surgical margin guidance tool during BCS.MethodsA cohort of 32 BCS specimens was prospectively imaged with a pre-clinical micro-CT system upon arrival in the surgical pathology laboratory. Reconstructed micro-CT scans were evaluated retrospectively by an experienced breast radiologist, who provided binary determinations whether lesions extended to the specimen margin. ...
Source: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Joel D. Leal-Guti érrez, Fernanda M. Rezende, Mauricio A. Elzo, Dwain Johnson, Francisco Peñagaricano, Raluca G. Mateescu
Source: Frontiers in Genetics - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
ConclusionsSurvival did not differ for PDAC patients with ILNs identified on staging chest CTs compared with those without ILNs. Furthermore, ILN identification did not lead to changes in management of the primary abdominal tumor, questioning the utility of staging chest CTs for PDAC patients.
Source: Annals of Surgical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
When DiAnne Spain, 66, received a call offering her a free heart scan, she jumped at the opportunity. ... But first, to get her scan, the Orange County, Calif., resident had to sit through an hour-...
Source: AARP.org News - Category: American Health Source Type: news
ConclusionsJejuno-jejunal intussusception with a malignant melanoma metastasis acting as a lead point is very rare. With the gastrointestinal tract being a common location of distal metastases, a medical history of malignant melanoma treatment in cases of small bowel obstruction should raise a suspicion of possible metastatic disease. A computed tomography scan is the diagnostic modality of choice and surgery still remains the standard of care.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusions: The morphology of the root canal of single-rooted canines varied widely at different root levels.
Source: Journal of Conservative Dentistry - Category: Dentistry Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Linear measurements in the XoranCat, Radiant, and InVesalius software programs are reliable and accurate compared with physical measurements. The different acquisition protocols using different voxel sizes did not influence the accuracy of linear measurements in CBCT images.
Source: Journal of Conservative Dentistry - Category: Dentistry Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: It was concluded that the SBS of Tetric-N Flow was higher than that of the experimental groups of Constic and Dyad-flow. Dentinal surface preparation with carbide bur resulted in higher SBS for Tetric N Flow and Dyad-flow but not for Constic.
Source: Journal of Conservative Dentistry - Category: Dentistry Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Residual material debris was observed in all samples regardless of the sealer used. All the sealers were removed to a similar extent. The WL and patency were reestablished sufficiently in all groups.
Source: Journal of Conservative Dentistry - Category: Dentistry Authors: Source Type: research
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