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Featured article: Inter and intra-reliability of ultrasonography for the measurement of abdominal subcutaneous & visceral adipose tissue thickness at 12 weeks gestation

Excess abdominal adiposity cause metabolic disturbances, particularly in pregnancy. Cremona et al outline a non-invasive methodology for the measurement of adipose tissue in pregnancy and determines the reliability of ultrasound measurements of adipose and visceral adipose tissue.

Featured article: LOCATE trial: a prospective cohort, observational diagnostic accuracy trial investigating whole-body magnetic resonance imaging in radio-recurrent prostate cancer

Accurate whole-body staging following biochemical relapse in prostate cancer is vital. Adeleke et al describe in their study protocol how the LOCATE trials will be used to investigate the application of whole-body MRI for restaging of patients with prostate cancer.


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