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2014-05-20 23:10:05

Spanish nuclear medicine experts find that PET scans with a radioactive tracer are a valuable way to diagnose and monitor mesothelioma in the abdomen. Raleigh,

2014-04-16 11:38:44

A functional brain imaging technique known as positron emission tomography (PET) is a promising tool for determining which severely brain damaged individuals in vegetative states have the potential to recover consciousness.

2014-01-12 23:00:32

Mount Sinai Heart leads international research team testing new sugar-based tracer to help in the cardiovascular imaging hunt for inflamed high-risk, vulnerable artery plaques before they rupture.

2013-10-04 10:12:02

Several newly identified markers could provide valuable insight to predict the risk of rupture abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).

2013-06-11 15:06:16

For patients with advanced breast cancer, positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging can improve quality of life and survival by providing physicians with information on the effectiveness of chemotherapy prior to surgery.

2013-06-11 14:53:38

Alzheimer’s disease has been linked in many studies to amyloid plaque buildup in the brain, but new research is finding a common thread between amyloid burden and lower energy levels, or metabolism, of neurons in certain areas of the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease—even for people with no sign of cognitive decline.

2013-06-11 13:59:05

Just a few years ago, integrated positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance (PET/MR) imaging was found only in research institutes, but little by little the technology has expanded into clinical practice.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.