imaging techniques

imaging techniques

Any of the various methods of visual screening display of internal features of the body. They include X-ray, CT SCANNING, MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (MRI), ULTRASOUND SCANNING, ANGIOGRAPHY, DIGITAL SUBTRACTION ANGIOGRAPHY and fibreoptic closed circuit television.
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They focus on common clinical scenarios and the most relevant information, with discussion of basic principles and imaging, new techniques, specific imaging techniques, and interpretation, with atlases of anatomy and abnormalities.
Amply illustrated with line drawings, radiologic, and other images, the medical text aims to provide the reader with demonstrations of the most effective imaging techniques for evaluation of a wide range of disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
Originally published as Fundamentals of orthopedic radiology in 1997, the second edition adds chapters on advanced imaging techniques and temporomandibular joint.
Several imaging techniques reveal cyanobacteria inside the cells that form the outer layer of the coral polyp, say the researchers.
Using state-of-the-art imaging techniques, Luhr has created a dynamic and visually stimulating look at Earth from the inside out.
With the advent of imaging techniques such as CAT, PET, and MRI scanning, brain science has been revolutionized.
However, says James Tatum of Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, "we don't have good ways to measure their effects." In animal models, angiogenesis inhibitors shrink tumors, an outcome that researchers can easily see using conventional imaging techniques. In people, however, the drugs typically slow the growth of a tumor but don't reduce its size.

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