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  • MTR: a breast cancer risk factor

    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.

    Breast Cancer Research 2014, 16:R37
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    Colour probability code reliability

    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.

    BMC Ophthalmology 2014, 14:38
  • Image attributed to: Gent et al 2014

    Novel imaging tracers in arthritis rat model

    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.

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2014, 16:R70
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    Liver transplant in Situs inversus patient

    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.

    BMC Gastroenterology 2014, 14:46
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    Rare occurrence of Juvenile xanthogranuloma

    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.

    BMC Ophthalmology 2014, 14:24

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