functional imaging


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functional imaging

a diagnostic procedure in which a sequence of radiographic or scintillation camera images of the distribution of an administered radioactive tracer delineates one or more physiological processes in the body.
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PET-CT in Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Incorporating Functional Imaging Techniques
Both techniques rely on molecular detection: optofluidic microscopy relies on molecular biomarkers, and scanning ion conductance microscopy on functional imaging of molecular structures.
Evaluation is covered in chapters on anatomic, metabolic, physiological, and functional imaging.
It has the capability to obtain high resolution images in multiple dimensions to support researchers in their exploration of live cell and functional imaging without the limitations inherent in other high-speed imaging technologies.
MRI component will preferably be used for anatomical imaging and to a lesser extent to the basic functional imaging.
The remaining chapters address such topics as age-associated memory impairment, cognition in Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, cognitive deficits as a core feature of schizophrenia, cognition in depression and mania, linking pre-clinical and clinical approaches to therapy for cognitive dysfunction in neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders, modulation of n-methyl-d-aspartate receptor function as a novel approach for development of antipsychotic agents, mechanisms of plasticity in molecular and cellular cognition, and functional imaging of cognition related brain circuitry in health and schizophrenia.
VirtualScopics' seminar in functional imaging will present findings and lessons learned from several trials using dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data to provide a method to directly measure blood flow and vessel permeability in tumors.
He stresses how imaging results, specifically functional imaging, can help diagnose a disease and determine a treatment, prognosis, progression, and outcome in a clinical study.
Our work based on functional imaging has placed SINs at the centre of a tectal micro-circuit for size tuning of visual stimuli.
Part I describes the history, development, and basic principles of the major functional imaging tools and technologies used in the field, including PET, fMRI, EEG, and MEG.
In addition to cardiac and neurological applications, functional imaging also allows MRI to be used for the study of peripheral blood flow and orthopedics.
All the chapters have been revised, and some have been expanded, especially those on delirium, cellular and molecular biology of the neuron, and clinical and functional imaging.

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