Thomas McLain Middleton

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CONTEXT Technical improvements in prostate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have resulted in the use of MRI to target prostate biopsies. OBJECTIVE To systematically review the literature to compare the accuracy of MRI-targeted biopsy with standard transrectal biopsy in the detection of clinically significant prostate cancer. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION The(More)
The problem of vessel length determination in hardwood trees has been approached in many ways by various workers. The paint infusion technique was utilized in a research programme investigating the subject of vessels of New Zealand beech (Nothofagus) stem sapwood. Two different models of stainless steel paint applicator were used: (a) the horizontal “T”(More)
A modification of the Zimmermann and Jeje (1981) latex paint infusion technique was utilized to determine vessel length distributions in N. fusca (Hook.f.) Oerst., N. menziesii (Hook.f.) Oerst. and N. solandri var. cliffortioides (Hock.f.) Poole. In all thirty trees examined, the majority of vessels were less than 2 cm long; with 97% of the vessels shorter(More)
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