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Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is currently one of the most effective methods for minimally invasive treatment of hepatic tumors. Planning the probe placements is an essential and challenging step in RFA treatment. To completely destroy the tumor with minimum amount of affected native tissue, a new RFA planning system is proposed in this paper. In the proposed planning system, the minimum number of ablations and a conical insertion region for each ablation session are determined automatically. Based on the geometric character of the tumor, a novel clustering algorithm is developed to allow a better layout of the overlapping...
Source: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CP08279G, PaperYa-Li Wang, Kai Sun, Yu-Bing Tu, Min-Long Tao, Zheng-Bo Xie, Yuan H K, Zu Hong Xiong, Junzhong Wang Chiral switching of the self-assembled domains of CuPc molecules on the Cd(0001) surface has been investigated by means of a low temperature scanning tunneling microscopy (STM). With the coverage increasing,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Publication date: 15 May 2018 Source:Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 745 Author(s): Yuhao Xu, Qing Zhou, Yin Du, Yue Ren, Haimin Zhai, Qiang Li, Jialin Chen, Haifeng Wang The design of highly processable metallic glass matrix composites (MGMCs) is driven by optimizing the mechanical properties such as strength and ductility. In this work, by using X-ray diffraction (XRD), scan electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive spectroscope (EDS), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and compressive testing, we reported that the microstructure and mechanical properties of Ti-based MGMCs can be tuned by a minor addition...
Source: Journal of Alloys and Compounds - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeWe investigated prospectively whether18F-2-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG PET/CT) can predict the overall survival (OS) of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) previously treated by molecular targeted therapies.MethodsBetween 2009 and 2016, 81 patients who had received single molecular targeted therapies (43 sorafenib, 27 sunitinib, 8 temsirolimus and others) and were scheduled for second line molecular targeted therapies for advanced RCC were enrolled in this prospective study. FDG PET/CT was performed after first line molecular targeted therapies, t...
Source: Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Conclusion: The comparison of the proposed method, shows more accurate results than the four existing methods. Graphical abstract
Source: IRBM - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 February 2018 Source:Food Structure Author(s): M. Sánchez-Becerril, A.G. Marangoni, M.J. Perea-Flores, N. Cayetano-Castro, H. Martínez-Gutiérrez, J.A. Andraca-Adame, J.D. Pérez-Martínez Candelilla wax (CW) organogels were produced with and without emulsifiers in high oleic safflower oil. The organogel’s crystal structure was imaged at the micro and nanoscale using polarized light microscopy (PLM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), and X-ray diffraction (XRD). The PLM micrographs of the CW organogels dis...
Source: Food Structure - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
Publication date: June 2018 Source:Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Volume 256 Author(s): Alexey A. Fedorov, Alexander I. Blesman, Denis V. Postnikov, Denis A. Polonyankin, Gregory S. Russkikh, Alexander V. Linovsky The paper provides an analysis of the influence of the Rehbinder effect, electrical erosion and wire tension on breakages during wire electrical discharge machining (EDM) of steel 36CrNiMo4 (the analogue of AISI 9840) by the SODICK VZ300L machi. A classification of wire breakages (explicit and implicit) is proposed and the reasons for both breakage types are considered. The methods of optical micros...
Source: Journal of Materials Processing Technology - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
The Daily Mail's resident GP answers your queries on everything and anything. This week,he deals with the effects of airport scanners, allergies chronic pain.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Objectives Despite an asbestos ban in the European Union, exposure to asbestos still represents an occupational risk. Biomarkers of DNA damage and genomic instability in groups exposed to asbestos may contribute to the identification of subgroups/subjects at higher risk. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted on 468 male individuals (80 working in occupational settings with potential exposure to asbestos fibers, 202 retired workers with past exposure, and 186 non-exposed controls) to compare genomic instability, cell proliferation and differentiation leve l using the non-invasive micronucleus buccal cytome assay. ...
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Original article Source Type: research
In this work, it is proposed a new strategy to improve the dispersion of inorganic fillers in polymeric matrices by producing surface carbon nanostructures. Clay/carbon nanofibers particles were prepared and used as fillers to improve the mechanical and thermal properties of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE). Thermogravimetry (TG), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), elemental analyses, Raman, X-ray diffraction (XRD) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) showed that chemical vapor deposition (CVD) with ethanol at different temperatures, i.e. 700, 800 and 900 °C with and without Fe catalyst, can be...
Source: Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
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