NTHI


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NTHI

Native tissue harmonic imaging. A non-contrast ultrasound technique for creating high-resolution images in difficult-to-image patients, which provides clear images of structures as small as nerve bundles in the median nerve of the wrist.

NTHI

Native tissue harmonic imaging Imaging An ultrasound technique for high-frequency, high-resolution difficult-to-image Pts without contrast; NTHI provides clear images of structures as small as nerve bundles in the median nerve of the wrist
ν Greek nu; symbol for
1. Degrees of freedom.
2. Frequency, as expressed in hertz.
3. Neutrino
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In Hae F3031 and F3047, the HMW clusters are not at the homologous NTHI chromosomal position; they are elsewhere, with a 22-kb bacteriophage insertion directly downstream of hmw2ABC.
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Additionally, NTHI is particularly beneficial to the difficult-to-image patient population which accounts for approximately 20 to 30 percent of patients examined with ultrasound.
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