Medical Imaging Gateway

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  • Is MRI a suitable imaging biomarker for AD?

    Jeromin and colleagues discuss the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a neuroimaging approach in the development of novel treatments for Alzheimer's disease (AD), including its role as a biomarker in clinical trials.

    Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2014, 6:51
  • Image attributed to: Fig 2 Povoski et al, BMC Cancer 2014, 14:453 - CC

    Toward real-time cancer imaging

    18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) PET/CT can be successfully performed at extended injection-to-scan acquisition times while maintaining diagnostic image quality and has potential for real-time use of 18F-FDG PET/CT imaging in conjunction with interventional and surgical procedures.

    BMC Cancer 2014, 14:453
  • Optimizing immune-related tumor response assessment

    Reducing the number of target lesions to up two per organ and five in total does not significantly reduce the results of immune-related response assessment in advanced melanoma patients treated with ipilimumab

    Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer 2014, 2:17
  • Brain haemorrhage links to AD

    Martinez-Ramirez and colleagues review the pathophysiology and clinical implications of cerebral microbleeds and the link with cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease (AD).

    Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2014, 6:33
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    CT characteristics of canine lacrimal glands

    Canine lacrimal glands are visible on postcontrast thin slice computed tomographic (CT) images, allowing for presentation of normal reference measurements and volumes of this structure, which could aid in the evaluation of lacrimal gland disease.

    BMC Veterinary Research 2014, 10:116

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