Comparison of virtual cystoscopy and ultrasonography for bladder cancer detection: a meta-analysis.
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Name: Ultrasound quarterly
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22357228
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.RUQ.0000412971.03953.3e
The Role of Virtual Cystoscopy, after Multidetector Computed Tomography Imaging Reconstruction without the Use of Contrast Medium, in the Diagnosis and Evaluations of Bladder Tumors: Preliminary Study.
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the urinary bladder.
Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect, with velocity detection combined with range discrimination. Short bursts of ultrasound are transmitted at regular intervals and the echoes are demodulated as they return.
Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.
Method to determine the occurrence of OVULATION by direct or indirect means. Indirect methods examine the effects of PROGESTERONE on cervical mucus (CERVIX MUCUS), or basal body temperature. Direct ovulation detection, generally used in fertility treatment, involves analyses of circulating hormones in blood and ULTRASONOGRAPHY.
Tumors or cancer of the URINARY BLADDER.