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FDG-PET Is Prognostic in Soft-Tissue Bone Sarcomas

Patients whose tumors had higher uptake of radiotracer had significantly worse prognoses than patients whose tumors had low uptake, results of a systematic review and meta-analysis show.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Introduction to Microbiology Culture Techniques

Get an overview of basic microbiology and the concepts involved, including the bacterial growth curve and classifying organisms based on morphologies. This lecture describes blood, urine and skin/soft tissue cultures, focusing on the types of media, sample collection processes, culture procedures, as well as speciation and susceptibility testing.  
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over 3 years ago
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Holding Breath for Breast Radiation May Spare Healthy Tissue

Women can learn to hold their breath for long stretches during breast cancer radiation treatments, a technique that might help minimize damage to healthy tissue, according to a small study.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Tabulated muscle names. Click on preview to view if not visible.  
lionden.com
over 3 years ago
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Mixed Connective Tissue Iliac Artery Aneurysm With AV Fistula

What did CT angiography reveal about the cause of this patient's lower extremity edema and erythema?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Mammographic Breast Density in Infertile and Parous Women

Do patients with primary infertility have denser breast tissue, and are they at an increased risk for breast cancer?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Quick Rupture of Membranes and Miscarriage Tests on Horizon

Potentially practice-changing tests could provide immediate and definitive diagnoses of premature rupture of membranes or miscarriage. The developer is in talks to bring them to market.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Chemo for Adult Sarcomas: Murky Data and Experts' Insights

The paucity of data on the relative benefits of chemotherapy in adult soft-tissue sarcomas muddies the clinical decision-making waters, say sarcoma experts, who offer some advice, anyway.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Israeli Firms Develop High-Speed 3D Printer for Stem Cells

Israeli 3D printer firm Nano Dimension has successfully lab-tested a 3D bioprinter for stem cells, paving the way for the potential printing of large tissues and organs, the company said on Wednesday.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Muscle Strength Positively Predicts Bone Outcomes in Aging Men

Muscle strength -- as distinct from muscle mass -- declines with age, shows a study in men over age 40, with a knock-on effect on bone outcomes and fracture risk. Differences were seen between ethnic groups.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Saturday at ASCO: Liquid Biopsy Matches Tissue Biopsy

The results from a 'liquid biopsy' measuring circulating tumor DNA in blood matched up to these from conventional tissue biopsies.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Pressure Ulcers

A pressure ulcer is a sore that results from the death of the skin and its underlying tissue in areas of the body that receive pressure. This occurs when a p...  
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over 3 years ago
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RA: Creatine Increased Muscle Mass, Not Strength

Patients with RA gained lean muscle mass but not strength or improved physical function in trial of creatine supplementation, showing creatine is not a substitute for resistance training.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Largest Liquid Biopsy Study: Compares With Tissue Sampling

'Oncologists are excited about ctDNA analysis, although further refinement of these techniques is required,' said Rafael Rosell, MD.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition in which tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows in the abdominal cavity. This tissue responds to hormonal changes in t...  
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over 3 years ago