Peter Toma

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OBJECTIVE To compare magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), conventional radiography, and ultrasonography in identifying bone erosions in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), and to determine the validity and reliability of an MRI scale in detecting and grading joint damage. METHODS In 26 JIA patients, the clinically more affected wrist was(More)
the Journeys 2007 cohort, the ISQ editors, and three anonymous reviewers for their valuable feedback on previous drafts of this project. Any remaining errors are my own. Abstract A main justification for press freedom is that free media will act as a watchdog over the government. While we would expect democracies to have free media and autocracies to have(More)
Objective To evaluate the capability and reliability of Dynamic Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (DCE-MRI) in the assessment of disease activity in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Methods In 22 JIA patients 12 wrists and 10 hips were studied with DCE-MRI. A 3D FFE Dynamic sequence was acquired after contrast injection. Two readers(More)
In the preface to this extensive collection of memoirs and biographies, the editor describes its purpose as follows: The aim when compiling this volume has been to hear from those who participated directly in the earliest years of mechanical translation, or 'machine translation' (MT) as it is now commonly known, and, in the case of those major figures(More)
The concurrence of gelastic (laughing) seizures, hypothalamic hamartoma and precocious puberty constitutes a well defined epileptic syndrome in children; moreover mental retardation, neuropsychological deterioration and behavioral disorders have been often observed in these patients. In two cases we studied by means of MRI the appearance and the site of the(More)
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