Medical Imaging Gateway
Welcome to BioMed Central's Medical Imaging Gateway, highlighting the latest articles we have published in this field as well as news items of interest. Content is continually updated, so please bookmark this page and ensure you check it regularly.
Mammographic texture resemblance (MTR) is validated as an independent risk factor for breast cancer, following two study cohorts indicating elevated risk despite differences in x-ray technology, population demographics, follow up time and geography.
Adjusted colour probability codes for a Korean population show discrepancy with original codes, implying that specific tests for each ethnicity might be needed when determining retinal nerve fiber layer thickness.
Two new generation translocator protein ligands clearly visualize arthritis and show significantly lower background uptake in bone tissue, potentially providing improved target-to-background contrast on positron emission tomography images.
Successful liver transplantation between patients with situs inversus, despite different blood types, suggests that ABO-incompatibility is acceptable when both recipient and donor have inverted organs.
A report describes a rare case of a 58 year old woman with subconjunctival juvenile xanthogranuloma without limbal involvement, treated by simple excision without reoccurrence.
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