focal lesion


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focal lesion

Etymology: L, focus hearth + laesio, hurting
an infection, tumor, or injury that develops at a restricted or circumscribed area of tissue.

focal lesion

A lesion of a small definite area.
See also: lesion
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In the first of three studies aimed at determining the value of endometrial vascularity in the prediction of focal lesions, the presence of endometrial "feeding vessels" was noted in 36 women with postmenopausal bleeding and an endometrial thickness that was greater than or equal to 5 mm.
Delayed postgadolinium images allow one to appreciate the temporal handling of contrast agents by focal lesions, and the temporal handling by the organs themselves.
Our hypothesis is that the shape of focal lesions correlates with the severity of disease," said Dr.
When we compared our findings from the PET scan with pathological results, we found 100 percent agreement in locating the focal lesions," said Olga T.
Since standard drug-eluting stent systems are optimized for single focal lesions, the Xtent DES System is a welcome tool for addressing this large and growing population," said Prof.
It is specifically designed to create focal lesions to treat high-risk arrhythmias near the AV node where precision is of critical importance.
Freezor(TM) is a flexible, single use, minimally invasive cryoablation catheter specifically designed to create focal lesions to treat high-risk arrhythmias near the AV node where precision is of critical importance.
Freezor(TM) is a flexible, single use, minimally invasive cryotherapy catheter specifically designed to create focal lesions to treat Supraventricular Tachycardias (SVT), including high-risk arrhythmias near the AV node where precision and safety are of critical importance.
The original Freezor(TM) was specifically designed to create focal lesions and to treat arrhythmias near the AV node where precision is of critical importance.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain demonstrated focal lesions in both sides of the mastoid cavity; there was no involvement of the brain parenchyma.