3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation

With the availability of a 3D printing material that's detectable on both CT...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification FDA releases guidance on 3D printing of medical products 3D-printed prosthetics improve surgery for hearing loss 3D printing lowers risk and cost of testing FFR-CT
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AbstractObjectiveWith the advancement of reperfusion therapy in stroke patients, assessment of perfusion status after therapy is gaining importance. Hyperperfusion tends to be underestimated by the conventional early imaging of123I-IMP brain perfusion SPECT. We evaluated the utility of super-early imaging as an adjunct to early imaging for the assessment of postischemic hyperperfusion in stroke patients.MethodsSixty-seven patients who underwent123I-IMP brain perfusion SPECT within 14 days after the onset of cerebral infarction were retrospectively analyzed. Super-early (4 –10 min) and early (15–45 min...
Source: Annals of Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research
PHILADELPHIA - Artificial intelligence (AI) analysis of stress SPECT myocardial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI: Early prostate cancer therapy extends lives SNMMI: New therapy aids patients with neuroendocrine tumors SNMMI: AI can predict survival in sarcoma patients SNMMI 2018: A year of promotion and ongoing challenges ASNC releases new guidelines for SPECT MPI
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Publication date: 2018 Source:Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Volume 152 Author(s): Dieta Brandsma, Jacoline E.C. Bromberg Primary CNS lymphoma (PCNSL) has been designated an acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)-defining disease since 1983 and accounts for up to 15% of non-Hodgkin lymphomas in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients. The majority of HIV patients are Epstein–Barr virus (EBV)-related. The most likely etiology is ineffective immunoregulation of EBV, inducing oncogenic protein expression, and subsequent loss of apoptosis and increased proliferation of lymphocytes. PCNSL generally presents with...
Source: Handbook of Clinical Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
AbstractContextAccurate preoperative localization of abnormal parathyroid tissue aids importantly in minimally invasive parathyroidectomy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. Vitamin D deficiency may possibly influence the success and characteristics of pre-operative localization because it is associated with more active disease and possibly larger adenomas. This could increase the sensitivity of the sestamibi to identify abnormal parathyroid tissue, but earlier reports are conflicting. Vitamin D deficiency could also influence the nature of preoperative localization because it could lead to multi-gland stimulatio...
Source: Endocrine - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Creating 3D-printed hearts based on rotational angiograms is an effective alternative...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed breast biopsy device boosts accuracy 3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties 3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification
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Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D printing technique optimizes fiber orientation 3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties 3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification
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Researchers from Harvard have developed a 3D printing method that allows them...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties 3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification FDA releases guidance on 3D printing of medical products
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Researchers from the Netherlands have developed a 3D-printed robot-guided device...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties 3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification 3D-printed model helps prepare for stroke clot removal
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ConclusionsThe use of gamma camera-based freehandSPECT aids intraoperative lesion identification and, with that, supports the transition from pre- to intraoperative imaging via augmented reality display and directional guidance.
Source: EJNMMI Research - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Conclusion: Tc99m-HIDA SPECT /CT scintigraphy had high specificity and NPV in detecting bile leak in post LT patients in comparison with other imaging modalities like USG and 320 slice CECT . Post LT patients with persistently or progressively elevated bilirubin may be subjected to HIDA scintigraphy as it guides for early and appropriate surgical intervention which serves for better clinical outcome and prognosis of patient. As it has high NPV it is included as routine protocol for post live donor LT patients on 4th post operative day. It also aids in predicting the impairment of graft function in advance. Sensitivity, spe...
Source: Journal of Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Authors: Tags: Gastroenterology Posters Source Type: research
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