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2013-06-11 14:45:56

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 lower cost, and reduction of patient exposure to ionizing radiation.

2013-06-11 14:44:48

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.

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

Microwave imaging can be used to monitor how well treatment for breast cancer is working


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.