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October 18, 2018 Edition.The big news is the rather large share market crash in the US with Trump saying his economic plans were great – and that the US Fed Reserve was the problem.Alan Kohler explained it best:There were three triggers for this week’s sell-off:US interest ratesChina/US cold warRising oil pricesI reckon No 2 is the biggie and still underestimated grossly. There is a real war brewing I fear. Read about it here:h ttps://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/opinion/alan-kohler/us-declares-cold-war-on-china/news-story/a506fe2625f63ea470c8c6c880eff9dfOf course Australia was also caught up in the Global sell down. Other big news is the awfulness that has been revealed from the House of Saud. Worse and worse as time goes on....Australia is figuring out what to do with school children who are at religious schools and discover a degree of ‘gayness’.  Nothing should happen to them and it seems ScoMo now agrees. Phew! Sadly for ScoMO this week has been a political mess and the... This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.
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Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
REGISTRATION OF BRAIN RESECTION MRI WITH INTENSITY AND LOCATION PRIORS. Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging. 2011 Mar-Apr;2011:1520-1523 Authors: Chitphakdithai N, Vives KP, Duncan JS Abstract Images with missing correspondences are difficult to align using standard registration methods due to the assumption that the same features appear in both images. To address this problem in brain resection images, we have recently proposed an algorithm in which the registration process is aided by an indicator map that is simultaneously estimated to distinguish between missing and valid tissue. We now extend our me...
Source: Proceedings - International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging - Category: Radiology Tags: Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging Source Type: research
This study sought to characterise the outcomes of ER and OSR in ESRD patients treated for claudication or critical limb ischaemia (CLI).
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Selected Abstract from the February Issue of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Source Type: research
This study determined the diagnostic value of sigmoidoscopy in patients suspected of CI after RAAA repair.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Selected Abstract from the February Issue of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Source Type: research
This study aimed to describe the indications, technical options, and outcomes with the use of bilateral IBDs.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Selected Abstract from the February Issue of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Source Type: research
Mycotic aortic aneurysms are rare, life threatening, and complex. This nationwide study aimed to assess outcome after repair of mycotic thoracic aortic aneurysms (MTAAs).
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Selected Abstract from the February Issue of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Source Type: research
Carotid stenosis patients are at risk of vascular events despite antiplatelet therapy. Data on prescribed antiplatelet regimens have not been comprehensively collated from trials to guide optimal therapy in this population.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Selected Abstract from the February Issue of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Source Type: research
Hi, I am Peter Gloviczki from Mayo Clinic, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Vascular Surgery. I am pleased to introduce to you some exciting papers from the March issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Journal of Vascular Surgery – March 2019 Audiovisual Summary Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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