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  1. Content type: Research article

    Tumor classification is inexact and largely dependent on the qualitative pathological examination of the images of the tumor tissue slides. In this study, our aim was to develop an automated computational meth...

    Authors: Sokol Petushi, Fernando U Garcia, Marian M Haber, Constantine Katsinis and Aydin Tozeren

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2006 6:14

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    Three-dimensional (3D) multivariate Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) image maps of tissue sections are presented. A villoglandular adenocarcinoma from a cervical biopsy with a number of interesting anatomical...

    Authors: Bayden R Wood, Keith R Bambery, Corey J Evans, Michael A Quinn and Don McNaughton

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2006 6:12

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    With the growing prevalence of obesity and metabolic syndrome, reliable quantitative imaging methods for adipose tissue are required. Monogenic forms of the metabolic syndrome include Dunnigan-variety familial...

    Authors: Salam A Al-Attar, Rebecca L Pollex, John F Robinson, Brooke A Miskie, Rhonda Walcarius, Brian K Rutt and Robert A Hegele

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2006 6:11

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    Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is a well known independent risk factor for cardiovascular events. It has been shown that combination of left ventricular mass (LVM) and relative wall thickness (RWT) can be ...

    Authors: Adewole A Adebiyi, Okechukwu S Ogah, Akinyemi Aje, Dike B Ojji, Adedeji K Adebayo, Olulola O Oladapo and Ayodele O Falase

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2006 6:10

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) is an alternative to diagnostic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) for investigating biliary obstruction. The use of MRCP, a non-invasive p...

    Authors: Eva C Kaltenthaler, Stephen J Walters, Jim Chilcott, Anthony Blakeborough, Yolanda Bravo Vergel and Steven Thomas

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2006 6:9

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    We tested the hypothesis, that intramyocardial injection of mononuclear bone marrow cells combined with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery improves tissue viability or function in infarct regions w...

    Authors: Paschalis Tossios, Jochen Müller-Ehmsen, Matthias Schmidt, Christof Scheid, Nermin Ünal, Detlef Moka, Robert HG Schwinger and Uwe Mehlhorn

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2006 6:7

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The thyroid is among the more radiosensitive organs in the body. The goal of this study was twofold: (1) to evaluate age-related changes in what is exposed to ionizing radiation in the neck area, and (2) to as...

    Authors: Philippe Hujoel, Lars Hollender, Anne-Marie Bollen, John D Young, Joana Cunha-Cruz, Molly McGee and Alex Grosso

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2006 6:6

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Subtraction of Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced 3D Magnetic Resonance (DCE-MR) volumes can result in images that depict and accurately characterize a variety of liver lesions. However, the diagnostic utility of subtr...

    Authors: Luca T Mainardi, Katia M Passera, Agnese Lucesoli, Paolo Potepan, Ernesto Setti and Renato Musumeci

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2006 6:5

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Development of implantable biosensors for disease detection is challenging because of poor biocompatibility of synthetic materials. A possible solution involves engineering interface materials that promote sel...

    Authors: Mark A Haidekker, Lisa W Boettcher, Jonathan D Suter, Rebecca Rone and Sheila A Grant

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2006 6:4

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Computed Tomography Cholangiography (CTC) is a fast and widely available alternative technique to visualise hepatobiliary disease in patients with an inconclusive ultrasound when MRI cannot be performed. The m...

    Authors: A Persson, N Dahlström, Ö Smedby and TB Brismar

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2006 6:1

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  11. Content type: Research article

    To make inferences about brain structures or activity across multiple individuals, one first needs to determine the structural correspondences across their image data. We have recently developed Mindboggle as ...

    Authors: Arno Klein, Brett Mensh, Satrajit Ghosh, Jason Tourville and Joy Hirsch

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2005 5:7

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Ultrasound (US) has largely replaced contrast venography as the definitive diagnostic test for deep vein thrombosis (DVT). We aimed to derive a definitive estimate of the diagnostic accuracy of US for clinical...

    Authors: Steve Goodacre, Fiona Sampson, Steve Thomas, Edwin van Beek and Alex Sutton

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2005 5:6

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Computed Tomography (CT), PET/CT and Single Photon Emission Tomography (SPECT) are non-invasive imaging tools used for creating two dimensional (2D) cross section images of ...

    Authors: Pasha Razifar, Mattias Sandström, Harald Schnieder, Bengt Långström, Enn Maripuu, Ewert Bengtsson and Mats Bergström

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2005 5:5

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Positron emission tomography (PET) is a powerful imaging technique with the potential of obtaining functional or biochemical information by measuring distribution and kinetics of radiolabelled molecules in a b...

    Authors: Pasha Razifar, Mark Lubberink, Harald Schneider, Bengt Långström, Ewert Bengtsson and Mats Bergström

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2005 5:3

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    Chronic periodontitis is an inflammatory disease of the supporting structures of the teeth. Infrared microspectroscopy has the potential to simultaneously monitor multiple disease markers, including cellular i...

    Authors: Allan Hynes, David A Scott, Angela Man, David L Singer, Michael G Sowa and Kan-Zhi Liu

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2005 5:2

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  16. Content type: Research article

    This study presents an analysis of trabecular bone structure in standard radiographs using Fourier transforms and principal components analysis (PCA) to identify contributions to hip fracture risk.

    Authors: Jennifer S Gregory, Alison Stewart, Peter E Undrill, David M Reid and Richard M Aspden

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2004 4:4

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Despite the sophisticated cross sectional image techniques currently available, a number of biliary stenosis or obstructions remain of an uncertain nature. In these pathological conditions, an "intrinsic" pari...

    Authors: Michele Rossi, Vito Cantisani, Filippo Maria Salvatori, Alberto Rebonato, Laura Greco, Luigi Giglio, Giampiero Guido, Elisa Pagliara and Vincenzo David

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2004 4:3

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Abdominal tuberculosis (TB) is endemic in the developing world and is reemerging in the West. Since computed tomography (CT) has the ability to demonstrate changes in the peritonium, mesentry, lymphnodes, bowe...

    Authors: Tariq Sinan, Mehraj Sheikh, Salwa Ramadan, Sukhpal Sahwney and Abdulla Behbehani

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2002 2:3

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Studies about capillarity of the aged muscle provided conflicting results and no data are currently available about the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in vivo characteristics of the microvascular bed in aged ra...

    Authors: Elena Nicolato, Paolo Farace, Roberto M Asperio, Pasquina Marzola, Ernesto Lunati, Andrea Sbarbati and Francesco Osculati

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2002 2:2

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Abdominal aortic aneurysm formation is among the arterial complications of Behcet's disease. Weakness and fragility of aortic walls leads to the development of arterial complications like pseudoaneurysms.

    Authors: Ramazan Kutlu, Oner Gulcan, Ahmet Akbulut, Riza Turkoz and Tamer Baysal

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2002 2:1

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