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*  US20120238867A1 - Method and apparatus for examining tissue for predefined target cells, particularly cancerous cells, and a...
Such techniques have been used with radioisotopes in order to target tumor tissue or cancerous cells when examined with ... and MAbs have been used in diagnostic imaging since 1992. For example, in cancer diagnostics, MAbs targeted at specific ... Compound image display system and method US6500119B1 (en) * 1999-12-01. 2002-12-31. Medical Tactile, Inc.. Obtaining images of ... Enhancing contrast in biological imaging US6377841B1 (en) * 2000-03-31. 2002-04-23. Vanderbilt University. Tumor demarcation ...
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*  Radiotherapy facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about Radiotherapy
These treatments, along with the diagnostic imaging techniques which employ radioisotopes have become the province of the ... The gamma rays which these emit can be directed at a tumour through a tube or needle. They are safer than X-rays both for ... See also cancer; chemotherapy; imaging techniques; radiation, ionizing; radioactivity; radiology; X-rays. ... In addition to diagnostic applications, radiotherapy is used to sterilize medical instruments. Because it can be applied at ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/divisions-diagnostics-and-procedures/medicine/radiotherapy
*  What are the Different Nuclear Medicine Technologist Jobs?
Nuclear medicine can be used to take flat images, treat cancer tumors, evaluate organ function, and create three-dimensional ... providing training in the processes and techniques used to work with radioisotopes and other nuclear technologies. ... Technologists work in cancer treatment centers, diagnostic clinics, and in hospitals. The quality of images available with this ... Positions are available at the imaging equipment company, radioisotope and radiopharmaceutical supply company, as well as all ...
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*  Gallium - Wikipedia
This allows such sites to be imaged by nuclear scan techniques. Gallium-68, a positron emitter with a half-life of 68 min, is ... a synthetic radioisotope of germanium, in gallium-68 generators. Gallium is used for neutrino detection. Possibly the largest ... has been used as an intravenous pharmaceutical to treat hypercalcemia associated with tumor metastasis to bones. Gallium is ... now used as a diagnostic radionuclide in PET-CT when linked to pharmaceutical preparations such as DOTATOC, a somatostatin ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallium
*  John Libbey Eurotext - Bulletin du Cancer - Immunotargeting of tumors: state of the art and prospects in 2000
123-iodine or 99m-technetium labeled Fab fragments allowed very demonstrative tumor images but this technique has a limited ... In this review, the current results and the prospects of diagnostic and therapeutic uses of anti-tumor antibodies and their ... radioimmunotherapy could concern small tumors and need the use of two-steps targeting and/or alpha emitters radioisotopes. Some ... Following 15 years of experimental studies, tumor immunotargeting using monoclonal antibodies directed against tumor associated ...
  http://www.jle.com/en/revues/bdc/e-docs/immunociblage_des_tumeurs_situation_et_perspectives_en_2000_70381/article.phtml?cle_doc=000112ED
*  Patente US20100092475 - Treatment method using egfr antibodies and src inhibitors and related ... - Google Patentes
A typical antibody dose for either tumor imaging or tumor treatment will be in the range of from 0.5 to 40 mg, preferably from ... are useful in in vitro diagnostics techniques and in in vivo radioimaging techniques and in radioimmunotherapy. In the instance ... the specific binding members of the present invention may be conjugated to an imaging agent rather than a radioisotope(s), ... Treatment commenced once tumors had reached a mean volume a mean volume of approximately 80 mm3. Tumor volume in mm3 was ...
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*  METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EXAMINING TISSUE FOR PREDEFINED TARGET CELLS, PARTICULARLY CANCEROUS CELLS, AND A PROBE USEFUL IN...
Such techniques have been used with radioisotopes in order to target tumor tissue or cancerous cells when examined with ... used in diagnostic imaging since 1992. For example, in cancer diagnostics, MAbs targeted at specific antigens found on cancer ... Techniques using nano/micro crystal particles have also been used as novel intravascular probes for both diagnostic (e.g., ... 0010] As will be described more particularly below, the novel method exploits the known technique for localization of tumors by ...
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*  Medical imaging - Wikipedia
Using superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles, magnetic particle imaging (MPI) is a developing diagnostic imaging technique ... imaging of prostate tumors is better accomplished using T2-MRI and DWI-MRI than T2-weighted imaging alone. The number of ... In SPECT imaging, the patient is injected with a radioisotope, most commonly Thallium 201TI, Technetium 99mTC, Iodine 123I, and ... This imaging modality utilizes a wide beam of x rays for image acquisition and is the first imaging technique available in ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_imaging
*  Shutdown of nuclear reactors a risk to cancer and heart disease patients - Scientific American Blog Network
The resulting images can then help radiologists identify tumors and other diseased tissue. But the shutdown of nuclear reactors ... miss necessary ones due to this drastic drop in the supply of radioisotopes. While some diagnostic alternatives do exist, these ... president of the Alliance du personnel professionel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux, told the Montreal Gazette ...
  https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/news-blog/shutdown-of-nuclear-reactors-a-risk-2009-08-10/
*  Radioactive nanoparticle - Wikipedia
Other benefits of nanoparticles for diagnostic and therapeutic use include increased blood and tumor retention time, as well as ... Engineered radioactive nanoparticles are used in medical imaging techniques such as positron emission tomography and single- ... Radioisotopes - Applications in Bio-Medical Science. InTech. doi:10.5772/20719. ISBN 978-953-307-748-2. Retrieved 2017-07-11. ... Radioactive nanoparticles have applications in medical diagnostics, medical imaging, toxicokinetics, and environmental health, ...
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*  Radioisotopes and Their Biomedical Applications | OMICS International
Radionuclides also termed as radioisotopes are elements that possess radioactivity. It means upon decay they emit radiations ... Thus radioisotopes could be used for numerous biomedical purposes such as cancer and tumour treatment, imaging, biochemical ... Carbon Isotope Techniques 1: 125.. *Dalrymple GB, Lanphere MA (1969) Potassium-argon dating: Principles, techniques and ... Cancer treatment/diagnostics, radio immunotherapy, SPECT or PET. Dy-165. 2.33h. Radiation synovectomy, rheumatoid arthritis ...
  https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/radioisotopes-and-their-biomedical-applications-2167-7956-1000156.php?aid=92789
*  Radioactive Diagnostic Agent Market Current Trends and Future Aspect Analysis 2016-2024 | Mar 5, 2018 - ReleaseWire
Diagnostic techniques include medicine which are combined with radiotracers, which emit gamma rays from radiotracers within the ... Radioactive diagnostic agent are extremely helpful in the detection of internal organ complications. Radioisotopes are also ... Radioactive diagnostic agents are mainly used to detect abnormalities and malfunction of specific tissue or organ in a body. ... Moreover, number of biological studies are carried out with help of radioisotopes such as molecular biology, cell biology and ...
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*  Updated and New Perspectives on Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Therapy of Malignant Pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma
First results in patients with neuroendocrine tumors," Molecular Imaging and Biology, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 42-48, 2003. View at ... Patients are selected by the evidence of significant radioisotope uptake on diagnostic scintigraphy with 123I-MIBG or 131I-MIBG ... Laparoscopic removal of intra-adrenal and extra-adrenal PGLs is the preferred surgical technique, but, in case of large tumors ... Ultrasound imaging is of limited diagnostic yield but can be useful for the detection of HNPGLs [22, 24]. ...
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*  Clinic-based evaluation study of the diagnostic accuracy of a dual rapid test for the screening of HIV and syphilis in pregnant...
Diagnostic Techniques, Radioisotope. Any diagnostic evaluation using radioactive (unstable) isotopes. This diagnosis includes ... Diagnostic Imaging. Any visual display of structural or functional patterns of organs or tissues for diagnostic evaluation. It ... Periampullary tumors are highly malignant masses with poor prognosis. Surgical resection is the only treatment for patients ... Evaluation of Diagnostic Accuracy of Contrast Enhanced Dual Energy Mammography Imaging in Comparison to CE-MRI ...
  https://www.bioportfolio.com/resources/pmarticle/2095458/Clinic-based-evaluation-study-of-the-diagnostic-accuracy-of-a-dual-rapid.html
*  Radioactive Isotopes in the Localization of Tumours - 1st Edition
Chapter 33 Spleen Scanning as an Aid to Tumor Diagnostics. Chapter 34 Radioisotope Techniques for Evaluation of Pulmonary ... Chapter 13 Spark Chambers and Image Intensifiers. Chapter 14 Tumor Localization by Scintiscanning Technique: Digital Computer ... Chapter 8 Tumor Localization with the Digital Autofluoroscope. Chapter 9 The Evaluation of an Image Intensifier Isotope Camera ... Chapter 18 Current Techniques Employing Regional Oxygenation as a Means to Enhance the Localization of Radioisotopes in Brain ...
  https://www.elsevier.com/books/radioactive-isotopes-in-the-localization-of-tumours/mccready/978-1-4832-1339-2
*  Medical Imaging sub-cluster 73
To suggest a new useful diagnostic technique, principles of the selective excitation technique-magnetic resonance images ( ... The role of functional imaging in the tumor patient. Wehner Tim T Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, National Hospital for ... Recent availability of positron emitting radioisotope labeled somatostatin analogues to image neuroendocrine cancers, has ... Positron emission tomography imaging in sarcoidosis. Vettiyil Beth B Radiology Research Fellow, Diagnostic Radiology, ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/cluster/82/Medical-Imaging/sub-73.html
*  Diagnostic Imaging | Salinas Valley
Salinas Valley Memorial Health System provides patients with some of the most advanced diagnostic and treatment capabilities ... MRI is a diagnostic technique that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create cross-sectional images of the head and body ... Positron Emission Tomography (PET/CT) is a diagnostic tool that uses radioisotopes to image the body's biochemical functions, ... Nuclear medicine images assist physicians in diagnosing diseases, tumors and infections. Specifically, nuclear medicine can be ...
  https://www.svmh.com/Services/Imaging/Diagnostic-Imaging.aspx
*  Scintigraphy - Wikipedia
... use radioisotopes but are not used to produce a specific image. Scintillography is an imaging method of nuclear events provoked ... Scintigraphy is unlike a diagnostic X-ray where external radiation is passed through the body to form an image. Scintigraphy of ... Another extensive use of scintillography is in medical imaging techniques which use gamma ray detectors called gamma cameras. ... 2007). "Anatomic and functional imaging of metastatic carcinoid tumors". Radiographics. 27 (2): 455-77. doi:10.1148/rg. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scintigraphy
*  Radioactive Diagnostic Agent Market - Industry Analysis, Forecast 2024
Rising awareness about health in developing countries also drives Radioactive Diagnostic Agent Market ... Global Radioactive Diagnostic Agent Market is mainly driven by growing health care industry, aging population; ... Single-photon emission computed tomography is further sub-segmented into tumor imaging, Infection imaging, thyroid imaging, ... Diagnostic techniques include medicine which are combined with radiotracers, which emit gamma rays from radiotracers within the ...
  https://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/radioactive-diagnostic-agent-market.html
*  Dual-Mode Nanoparticles Image Tumors Using MRI and PET | NanoTechNews - News in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
... even though each of the most useful techniques-magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computerized tomography x-ray imaging (CT), ... The companies that make imaging instruments have responded by developing so-called dual-modality… ... Medical imaging represents one of the most used and useful procedures in the oncologist's diagnostic toolkit, ... Medical imaging represents one of the most used and useful procedures in the oncologist's diagnostic toolkit, even though each ...
  https://nanotechnews.wordpress.com/2008/09/02/dual-mode-nanoparticles-image-tumors-using-mri-and-pet/
*  Molecular imaging - Wikipedia
In Europe, other "networks of excellence" such as DiMI (Diagnostics in Molecular Imaging) or EMIL (European Molecular Imaging ... Positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear medicine imaging technique which produces a three-dimensional image or picture ... Chen K, Xie J, Chen X (2009). "RGD-human serum albumin conjugates as efficient tumor targeting probes". Mol Imaging. 8 (2): 65- ... The radioisotopes used in SPECT have relatively long half lives (a few hours to a few days) making them easy to produce and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molecular_imaging
*  Neoplastic meningitis - Wikipedia
This is especially useful for liquid tumors such as leukemia and lymphoma. Some of the techniques that achieve this are flow ... The first sample has diagnostic sensitivity of 54% but with repeated sampling, diagnostic sensitivity is increased to 91%. ... Patients with suspected NM should undergo one or two lumbar punctures, cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), spinal MRI, ... and a radioisotope CSF flow study to rule out sites of CSF block. If the cytology remains negative and radiological studies are ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neoplastic_meningitis
*  Indication Criteria of Imaging Exams for Diagnosing of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders | OMICS International
The various subtypes of temporomandibular disorders and different imaging exams available for diagnosis and indication ... This review aims to present the main techniques of diagnostic imaging of the TMJ and stomatognathic structures. Discuss its ... A study that compared the accuracy of imaging for detection of bone tumors revealed that diagnostic nuclear medicine ... radioisotopes, capture form, radiation dose, sensitivity and results presentation [18]. ...
  https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/indication-criteria-of-imaging-exams-for-diagnosing-of-temporomandibular-joint-disorders-2161-0681.1000190.php?aid=32372
*  Texaphyrin metal complexes having improved functionalization - Patent # 5599923 - PatentGenius
... fluorescence imaging, photodynamic tumor therapy and applications requiring singlet oxygen production for cytotoxicity. ... Many of the same considerations hold true for radioisotope-based therapy as do for radioisotope-based diagnostics. A number of ... Powerful techniques include the use of these texaphyrins in magnetic resonance imaging followed by photodynamic tumor therapy ... 5,252,720 teaches using a texaphyrin bifunctional conjugate for use in radioisotope-based diagnostics and in radioisotope-based ...
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*  Application # 2017/0205414. DIAGNOSTIC FOR COLORECTAL CANCER - Patents.com
Suitable labels include radioisotopes, dye markers or other imaging reagents for detection and/or localisation of target ... In Dukes Stage A, the tumor has penetrated into, but not through, the bowel wall. In Dukes Stage B, the tumor has penetrated ... Nucleic Acid Detection Techniques [0128] Any suitable technique that allows for the qualitative and/or quantitative assessment ... molecule of interest may then be amplified by PCR techniques using specific primers. [0133] Diagnostic procedures may also be ...
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