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Effectiveness of radial shock-wave therapy for calcific tendinitis of the shoulder: single-blind, randomized clinical study.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Radial shock-wave therapy (RSWT) is a pneumatically generated, low- to medium-energy type of shock-wave therapy. This single-blind, randomized, "less active similarExpand
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Lumbar disk herniation: MR imaging assessment of natural history in patients treated without surgery.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the evolution of lumbar disk herniation in patients treated without surgery. Sixty-nine patients with a lumbar disk herniation proved at magnetic resonance (MR)Expand
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[Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS)].
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic (TIPS) is radiological technique that has opened up new therapeutic horizons in the treatment of portal hypertension. Technically, the procedure includesExpand
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Contrast enhanced gray-scale sonography in assessment of joint vascularity in rheumatoid arthritis: results from the IACUS study group
The purpose of this study way to assess the value of contrast enhanced gray-scale ultrasound (CEUS) in detection of vascularity in joints of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in a multicenterExpand
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Spontaneous resolution of lumbar disk herniation: predictive signs for prognostic evaluation
Spontaneous regression of lumbar disk herniation in patients who did not undergo surgery nor interventional therapy is reported in up to 70% of cases; however, no perspective study has clarified theExpand
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Sciatica: treatment with intradiscal and intraforaminal injections of steroid and oxygen-ozone versus steroid only.
PURPOSE To prospectively compare the clinical effectiveness of intraforaminal and intradiscal injections of a mixture of a steroid, a local anesthetic, and oxygen-ozone (O(2)-O(3)) (chemodiscolysis)Expand
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Assessment of dose exposure and image quality in coronary angiography performed by 640-slice CT: a comparison between adaptive iterative and filtered back-projection algorithm by propensity analysis
PurposeThis study was performed to confirm, by propensity score matching, whether the use of adaptive–iterative dose reduction (AIDR 3D) with a built-in automatic exposure control system providesExpand
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Soft tissue liposarcoma: histological subtypes, MRI and CT findings.
PURPOSE Liposarcoma is the second most common malignancy of soft tissues. The commonly accepted classification of liposarcoma includes five basic histological categories: well-differentiated, myxoid,Expand
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Percutaneous image-guided cryoablation: current applications and results in the oncologic field
Percutaneous imaging-guided cryoablation (PICA) is a recently developed technique, which applies extreme hypothermia to destroy tumours under close imaging surveillance. It is minimally invasive,Expand
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Effectiveness of Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery (MRgFUS) in the uterine adenomyosis treatment: technical approach and MRI evaluation
AbstractPurpose To evaluate the treatment efficacy of uterine adenomyosis using MRgFUS as a mini-invasive therapy.Materials and MethodsTwenty-three patients affected by symptomatic uterineExpand
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