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Image-guided microwave ablation (MWA) is a technically demanding procedure, involving advanced visual-spatial perception skills. This study sought to create and evaluate a low-cost model and training curriculum for open ultrasound-guided liver tumor MWA.
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Name: Journal of surgical education
The incidence of primary liver tumors is rising. Modern minimally invasive, image-guided procedures offer a potentially curative therapy option.
Advances in image-guided drug delivery for liver cancer have shown a significant survival benefit. However, incomplete treatment is common and residual disease is often found in explanted liver specim...
Robotic technologies have been used in the neurosurgical operating rooms for the last 30 yr. They have been adopted for several stereotactic applications and, particularly, image-guided biopsy of intr...
We present DeepISP, a full end-to-end deep neural model of the camera image signal processing (ISP) pipeline. Our model learns a mapping from the raw low-light mosaiced image to the final visually com...
Image-guided high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy (iBT) with iridium-192 is an effective treatment option for patients with liver malignancies. Little is known about long-term radiation effects o...
Image-guided surgery is a new technology, which is used to create 3-D pictures that generate a map of the liver. This map will allow surgeons to know the exact anatomical location of their...
The purpose of this study is to register the precision of image fusion between live sonography and CT, MRI or PET/CT of liver lesions and other focal lesions in the abdomen. To test whethe...
Prospective, non-randomized, open Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacogenetic-Pharmacodynamic monocentric study. Donor and recipient CYP3A5 genotype and recipient ABCB1 will not be communicate to clin...
To perform image-guided laparoscopic intra-abdominal lymph node biopsy with goal of minimizing surgical risk and improving accuracy of biopsy.
To determine if the Clarity 3DUS (3D Ultrasound) system can be used by multiple individuals to acquire 3DUS images and produce consistent TB (Tumor Bed) shifts for breast IGRT (Image-Guide...
Experimentally induced chronic injuries to the parenchymal cells in the liver to achieve a model for LIVER CIRRHOSIS.
Conducting a biopsy procedure with the aid of a MEDICAL IMAGING modality.
A method of delineating blood vessels by subtracting a tissue background image from an image of tissue plus intravascular contrast material that attenuates the X-ray photons. The background image is determined from a digitized image taken a few moments before injection of the contrast material. The resulting angiogram is a high-contrast image of the vessel. This subtraction technique allows extraction of a high-intensity signal from the superimposed background information. The image is thus the result of the differential absorption of X-rays by different tissues.
The use of pre-treatment imaging modalities to position the patient, delineate the target, and align the beam of radiation to achieve optimal accuracy and reduce radiation damage to surrounding non-target tissues.
Statistical formulations or analyses which, when applied to data and found to fit the data, are then used to verify the assumptions and parameters used in the analysis. Examples of statistical models are the linear model, binomial model, polynomial model, two-parameter model, etc.
Hepatology is the study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas, and diseases associated with them. This includes viral hepatitis, alcohol damage, cirrhosis and cancer. As modern lifestyles change, with alcoholism and cancer becoming more promi...
Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...