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Determination of splenomegaly by CT: is there a place for a single measurement?
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to determine if there is a single parameter that can be used as a marker of splenomegaly using CT. MATERIALS AND METHODS Splenic length, width, and thickness wereExpand
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Adjunctive self-hypnotic relaxation for outpatient medical procedures: A prospective randomized trial with women undergoing large core breast biopsy
&NA; Medical procedures in outpatient settings have limited options of managing pain and anxiety pharmacologically. We therefore assessed whether this can be achieved by adjunct self‐hypnoticExpand
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Diagnostic value of attenuation measurements of the kidney on unenhanced helical CT of obstructive ureterolithiasis.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess the diagnostic value of attenuation measurements of the kidney on unenhanced helical CT in patients with obstructive ureterolithiasis. MATERIALSExpand
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Radiolabeled bombesin analogs for prostate cancer diagnosis: preclinical studies.
INTRODUCTION Radionuclide imaging can be a useful tool for the diagnosis of prostate cancer. Bombesin (BBN) is a molecule with high affinity for gastrin releasing peptide (GRP) receptors which areExpand
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Optimal strategies for combining transcatheter arterial chemoembolization and radiofrequency ablation in rabbit VX2 hepatic tumors.
PURPOSE To determine the optimum combination strategy of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization and radiofrequency (RF) ablation in an experimentally induced hepatic tumor model. MATERIALS ANDExpand
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Embolization therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia: Influence of embolization particle size on gland perfusion
To assess the influence of embolic size on the therapy response of prostatic arterial embolization (PAE) based on perfusional changes seen on dynamic contrast‐enhanced (DCE) magnetic resonanceExpand
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Transarterial and transvenous embolotherapy of arteriovenous fistulas in the transplanted pancreas.
Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is a rare but well-documented complication of pancreatic allotransplantation. Small, tortuous vessels in the head of the transplanted pancreas may complicate transarterialExpand
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Quality initiatives: strategies for anticipating and reducing complications and treatment failures in hepatic radiofrequency ablation.
Radiofrequency (RF) ablation is one of several local treatment strategies that can be used for the destruction of a variety of primary and secondary liver tumors. As experience with RF ablationExpand
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Imaging findings after radiofrequency ablation of adrenal tumors.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe the imaging findings after radiofrequency ablation of adrenal tumors. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the imaging findings ofExpand
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Endovenous laser ablation of the saphenous veins: bilateral versus unilateral single-session procedures.
PURPOSE To assess the feasibility of bilateral endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) of saphenous veins in a single session with use of diluted lidocaine for tumescent anesthesia. MATERIALS AND METHODSExpand
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