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Radiotherapy for osseous metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma: a retrospective study of 57 patients
Objective:We undertook to evaluate the therapeutic effects of radiotherapy in patients with bone metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), identify prognostic factors, and find an optimumExpand
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Development of quantitative analysis method for stereotactic brain image: Assessment of reduced accumulation in extent and severity using anatomical segmentation
Through visual assessment by three-dimensional (3D) brain image analysis methods using stereotactic brain coordinates system, such as three-dimensional stereotactic surface projections andExpand
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Assessment of left ventricular diastolic function with electrocardiography-gated myocardial perfusion SPECT: Comparison with multigated equilibrium radionuclide angiography
BackgroundTechnetium-labeled myocardial perfusion tracers allow the simultaneous assessment of myocardial perfusion and left ventricular function by electrocardiography (ECG)—gated myocardialExpand
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Management of pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysms: results of superselective transcatheter embolization.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to assess the efficacy of transcatheter arterial embolization for pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysms. CONCLUSION We concluded that transcatheter arterialExpand
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Long-term hematological and biochemical effects of partial splenic embolization in hepatic cirrhosis.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Partial splenic embolization was developed as a non-surgical treatment for hypersplenism, but recently splenic embolization has been reported to improve the hepatic function. WeExpand
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Magnetic resonance imaging of gastrointestinal stromal tumor in the abdomen and pelvis.
This study aimed to evaluate magnetic resonance (MR) imaging appearances of 11 gastrointestinal stromal tumors in the abdomen and pelvis and compared them with some histological findings.Expand
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Development of respiratory gated myocardial SPECT system
BackgroundThe superposition of the diaphragm and abdominal structures on the inferior wall of the left ventricle has often distorted single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT). We developed aExpand
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Long-Term Results of Partial Splenic Artery Embolization as Supplemental Treatment for Portal-Systemic Encephalopathy
OBJECTIVES:To present long-term results of angiographic partial splenic artery embolization (PSE) as a supplemental treatment of portal-systemic encephalopathy.METHODS:Twenty-five patients withExpand
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Three-dimensional CT angiography of intracranial vasospasm following subarachnoid haemorrhage
Abstract We evaluated the usefulness of three-dimensional CT angiography (3D-CTA) in the diagnosis of intracranial vasospasm following subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) in 13 patients suspected ofExpand
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Diffuse cavernous haemangioma of the rectum.
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