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Background: We compared the sonographic characteristics of hepatic adenomas with pathologic findings. Methods: Information over 10 years was collected on 12 patients (six men, six women; mean age = 47 years) with surgically proven hepatic adenomas. Clinical data, sonographic features, and histopathologic findings were reviewed. Results: The tumors in males(More)
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) (McKusick 259420) type III is usually recognized at birth because of short stature and deformities resulting from fractures in utero. Although those affected survive the neonatal period, late life-threatening complications may follow. Recently there has been increased promise for treatment with bisphosphonates, which can reduce(More)
The potential importance of CO2 derived from host tree respiration at night as a substrate for night time CO2 uptake during CAM was investigated in the subtropical and tropical epiphytic vine Hoya carnosa in a subtropical rainforest in north-eastern Taiwan. Individuals were examined within the canopies of host trees in open, exposed situations, as well as(More)
1Department of Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA 2Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan 10617 3Department of Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA 4Kavli Nanoscience Institute, California(More)
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