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2013-06-11 14:45:56

High resolution, low dose imaging modality could diversify options for clinicians The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging´s 2013 Annual Meetingmarks the unveiling of the successful application of a new preclinical hybrid molecular imaging system–single photon emission tomography and magnetic resonance (SPECT/MR)–which has exceptional molecular imaging capabilities in terms of potential preclinical and clinical applications, technological advancement at a...

2013-06-11 14:44:48

Magnetic resonance-based wearable technology accounts for patient movement for clearer data reconstruction and fewer imaging artifacts One of the biggest hurdles of hybrid positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance (PET/MR) imaging is the prevalence of motion artifacts–blurring and ghostly visual anomalies caused by patient motion on the table during imaging. An MR technology has now been designed for PET/MR that employs tiny radiofrequency solenoids–metal coils...

Microwave Imaging Shows How Well Treatments For Breast Cancer Are Working
2013-04-24 13:20:58

BioMed Central Microwave imaging can be used to monitor how well treatment for breast cancer is working, finds new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Breast Cancer Research. Microwave tomography was able to distinguish between breast cancer, benign growths, and normal tissue. Eight women with breast cancer were treated with chemotherapy until surgery, as part of their normal therapy. During treatment, magnetic resonance image was supplemented with microwave...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'