• scan
  • Patients will be injected intravenously with [18F]2-deoxyglucose and a PET scan conducted over 90 minutes. (knowcancer.com)
  • Overall, 224 patients (18%) had a preoperative endometrial biopsy and an available CT scan. (ovid.com)
  • In the case of negative para-aortic nodes in the CT scan, the risk of para-aortic node metastases decreased from 18.8% to 7.5% in patients with endometrioid G3 EC. (ovid.com)
  • 6 Criticisms of that study are that not all patients received lumbar puncture after a negative head CT scan and data were not replicated in a separate data set. (ahajournals.org)
  • The purpose of the present study was to determine the test characteristics of head CT scan performed ≤6 hours after ictus in a cohort of patients with a clinical suspicion of SAH. (ahajournals.org)
  • All patients with negative or inconclusive CT scan underwent a lumbar puncture. (ahajournals.org)
  • According to our institutional protocol, all patients with a clinical suspicion of SAH undergo a plain head CT scan as part of their diagnostic work-up. (ahajournals.org)
  • The RPE complex was detected throughout the B-scan in all patients, but was atrophic appearing in some locations. (arvojournals.org)
  • A CT scan, also known as computed tomography scan, makes use of computer-processed combinations of many X-ray measurements taken from different angles to produce cross-sectional (tomographic) images (virtual "slices") of specific areas of a scanned object, allowing the user to see inside the object without cutting. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other terms include computed axial tomography (CAT scan) and computer aided tomography. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • Background and Purpose- A recent study suggested that in patients with acute headache suspicious of nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis is not needed to rule out SAH if head CT performed ≤6 hours after ictus is negative. (ahajournals.org)
  • Conclusions- In patients presenting with acute headache and a normal head CT ≤6 hours after ictus, as interpreted by experienced neuroradiologists, there is no added value of CSF analysis. (ahajournals.org)
  • As of 2010, methoxyflurane was listed under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme for the initial management of pain due to acute trauma, as well as for brief painful procedures such as changing of wound dressings or for patient transport. (wikipedia.org)
  • preliminary
  • These preliminary observations indicate tomography as a suitable technique, being able to measure the pulsatility and the dimensions of the arteries and the right ventricular functional parameters. (hindawi.com)
  • coronary artery
  • This means for every 100 patients who appear to have coronary artery disease after CT angiography, 18 of them actually won't have it, and that for every 100 patients who have a negative CT angio test result (i.e. the test says they do not have coronary artery disease), 7 will actually have the disease as defined by the reference standard of invasive coronary angiography via cardiac catheterization. (wikipedia.org)
  • versus
  • In patient with hypertension, pulmonary artery pressure and resistance were increased with the increased diameters (transverse 36 ± 5 mm and axial 38 ± 4 mm versus 22 ± 3 and 25 ± 5, resp. (hindawi.com)
  • findings
  • Up to 15% of patients with endometrioid G3 cancer had clinically relevant incidental findings that necessitated medical or surgical intervention. (ovid.com)
  • These findings encourage treatments based on neuromodulatory and cognitive revalidation therapeutic strategies for patients with MCS. (wikipedia.org)
  • pulmonary
  • Abdellah El Maghraoui and Mohamed Dehhaoui, "Prevalence and Characteristics of Lung Involvement on High Resolution Computed Tomography in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Systematic Review," Pulmonary Medicine , vol. 2012, Article ID 965956, 5 pages, 2012. (hindawi.com)
  • We selected two groups of patients, the first one with pulmonary hypertension and the second one without. (hindawi.com)
  • The noninvasive cardiac echocardiography (US) allows the measurement of the pulmonary artery dimensions, the right ventriculare shape, the ejection fraction, and the noninvasive estimation of the systolic pulmonary artery pressure [ 15 - 18 ], but the applicability of US in patients affected by COPD is limited because of the reduced acoustic window [ 15 ], due to pulmonary hyperinflation. (hindawi.com)
  • All the patients were affected by COPD (diagnosed according to ATS statement and GOLD criteria) [ 29 ], and they were examined as soon as they consecutively come in the ward of pulmonary division. (hindawi.com)
  • Pulmonary extramedullary hematopoiesis in patients with myelofibrosis undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Minimally
  • Minimally, a patient must have an intact ganglion cell layer in order to be a candidate for a retinal implant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because minimally conscious state is a relatively new criteria for diagnosis, there are very few functional imaging studies of patients with this condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cortical injuries at this level provides a particular favorable environment for sprouting of new axons to occur in the intact areas of the cortex, which may explain some of the greater recovery rates in minimally conscious state patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another study compared patients in vegetative state and minimally conscious state in their ability to recognize language. (wikipedia.org)
  • They found that some patients in minimally conscious state demonstrated some evidence of preserved speech processing. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • Gross intra-abdominal disease was observed in 10% and 20% of patients with preoperative diagnosis of endometrioid G3 and type II EC, respectively, whereas less than 5% of patients had a preoperative diagnosis of hyperplasia or low-grade EC. (ovid.com)
  • 24 h after randomization the correct diagnosis had been established in 84% of CT patients and 73% of SP patients. (lancs.ac.uk)
  • sensitivity
  • However, the sensitivity for para-aortic dissemination was as high as 67% in patients with G3 endometrioid cancer. (ovid.com)
  • Results- Sensitivity of head CT ≤6 hours after ictus (n=137) was 98.5% (95% CI, 92.1%-100%), diagnosing all patients with aneurysmal and perimesencephalic SAH, but not with a cervical arteriovenous malformation. (ahajournals.org)
  • underwent
  • We retrospectively reviewed records from patients with EC who underwent a preoperative endometrial biopsy and had surgery at our institution from January 1999 through December 2008. (ovid.com)
  • Thirty patients with newly diagnosed, untreated BC underwent a [(18)F]FLT-PET before and 14 days after bevacizumab treatment. (cun.es)
  • metastases
  • Of these patients, 188 were found to have brain metastases, and it is estimated that for this subgroup prophylactic diazepam reduces the risk of contrast-associated seizure by a factor of 0.26. (ajnr.org)
  • Seizures occurred in three of 96 patients with metastases on diazepam and in 14 of 92 patients with metastases but without diazepam. (ajnr.org)
  • stable
  • All patients had stable sinus rhythm. (ahajournals.org)
  • A portable, disposable, single-use inhaler device (the Penthrox inhaler), along with a single 3 milliliter brown glass vial of methoxyflurane is provided in doctor's kits that allows conscious hemodynamically stable patients (including children over the age of 5 years) to self-administer the drug, under supervision. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cancer
  • Patients with stage II, stage IIIA or IIIB, or stage IV breast cancer and evaluable disease in the breast and/or at metastatic sites will be studied. (knowcancer.com)
  • Patients with stage II, stage IIIA or IIIB, or stage IV breast cancer who have not received local therapy to the breast or axillary lymph nodes. (knowcancer.com)
  • lumbar
  • Patients who have undergone one or more operations on the lumbar spine, and continue to experience and report pain afterward can be divided into two groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Beaumont Health System research, published in the June 20 online issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography , found that the use of advanced CT scanning equipment is helping to address this important concern. (bio-medicine.org)
  • An objective approach for quantifying the number of outer retinal OCT bands found reduced IZ detection in STGD1 patients. (arvojournals.org)
  • human
  • Our objective is to offer the patient the best possible medical and human treatment. (cun.es)
  • known
  • The term "computed tomography" (CT) is often used to refer to X-ray CT, because it is the most commonly known form. (wikipedia.org)
  • Supported by laboratories known for their quality, and staffed by doctors known for quality of care, patient safety and reputation in central India, hospital is committed for providing affordable and appropriate care to the population it serves. (wikipedia.org)
  • tertiary
  • This study was conducted at the University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands, which is a tertiary referral center for patients with SAH. (ahajournals.org)
  • From 770 bed hospital, Kasturba Hospital at Sevagram has now grown into a nearly 1000- bed teaching hospital located in Sevagram, about 8 km from Wardha town, and offers tertiary care healthcare facilities to rural patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • Over a 24-hour period, close to 1700 patients access the outpatient care in the hospital, hospital pharmacies deal with 1800 prescriptions, 140 patients seek admission to the hospital wards, 14 patients undergo major surgeries, 12 babies are delivered, and 20 units of blood are transfused. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • Our aims are to study whether MDCT allows the assessment of Puls in COPD, whether Puls is different between patients with and without PH, and whether it is related to hypertension. (hindawi.com)
  • The study of 2085 patients at nine centers in the U.S. and Middle Ea. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Provision of study materials or patients: D.C. Christiani, J.K. Field. (annals.org)
  • Our institutional review board approved the study protocol, and all patients gave informed consent. (ahajournals.org)
  • often
  • The image data taken from a patient will often include intentional landmark features, in order to be able to later realign the virtual dataset against the actual patient during surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Mild and non-specific interstitial abnormalities on thoracic HRCT are common in patients with AS, even in patients with early disease and without respiratory symptoms. (hindawi.com)
  • Invasive coronary angiography demonstrated the absence of significant disease in 25% (13 of 52), single-vessel disease in 31% (16 of 52), and multivessel disease in 45% (23 of 52) of patients. (ahajournals.org)
  • Due to the risk of organ (especially renal) toxicity, methoxyflurane is contraindicated in patients with pre-existing kidney disease or diabetes mellitus, and is not recommended to be administered in conjunction with tetracyclines or other potentially nephrotoxic or enzyme-inducing drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • Electron beam tomography (EBT) is a specific form of computed tomography (CT) in which the X-ray tube is not mechanically spun in order to rotate the source of X-ray photons. (wikipedia.org)
  • head
  • Computed tomography (CT) scanning of the head scanning uses a series of x-rays of the head taken from many different directions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • The professionals of the Clínica perform continuous research and training, always to the benefit of the patient. (cun.es)
  • Beaumont research finds advanced CT scanners reduce patient radiatio. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Retinal prostheses for restoration of sight to patients blinded by retinal degeneration are being developed by a number of private companies and research institutions worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • risks
  • In addition to choosing patients appropriately, it is important to discuss the risks and benefits of testing with patients, and to refer them to centers that offer newer technologies. (bio-medicine.org)