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The aim of this study was to determine the anatomical localization and morphometry of VBJ by Computed tomography (CT) images which may be helpful in planning the correct procedure before surgery such as endoscopic transsphenoidal transclival approach to the retroclival space.
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Name: Folia morphologica
Vertigo is a common presentation of vertebrobasilar stroke. Anecdotal reports have shown that vertigo occurs more often in multiple than in single brainstem or cerebellar infarctions. We examined the ...
Utility of nitroglycerin is well-established in coronary angiography but less so in other surgical fields. Here, we studied the utility of preoperative computed tomography angiography after sublingual...
Computed Tomography Angiography Combined With Knowledge-Based Iterative Algorithm for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Planning: Image Quality and Radiation Dose Exposure With Low-kV and Low-Contrast-Medium Protocol.
To evaluate image quality and radiation dose exposure of low-kV setting and low-volume contrast medium (CM) computed tomography angiography (CTA) protocol for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (...
There are many craniometric measurements that are used in evaluating craniovertebral junction (CVJ) pathologies such as basilar invagination, atlantoaxial dislocation and platybasia. Therefore, it is ...
Persistent trigeminal artery (PTA) is the most common remnant of primitive circulation communicating the developing carotid and vertebrobasilar junction. Although discovered incidentally, an altered h...
The purpose of this study is to determine if the planning of radiation treatment of prostate cancer patient can be made more precise by comparing currently planning techniques to an imagin...
RATIONALE: New imaging procedures such as CT-on-rails™ may improve the ability to pinpoint the location of the tumor and decrease radiation therapy damage to healthy tissue. PURPOSE: Th...
Pathophysiological mechanisms leading to pulmonary hypertension (PH) are complex. Quantitative computed tomography (QCT) can help us to study morphological alterations in patients with PH....
Researchers hope that this new non-invasive multi-detector scanner (DSCT) will provide diagnostic information comparable to the combination of traditional SPECT (for function and blood flo...
Positron Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography in Planning Treatment for Patients Undergoing 3-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer That Cannot Be Removed by Surgery
RATIONALE: Diagnostic procedures, such as positron emission tomography and computed tomography, may help learn the extent of disease and allow doctors to plan 3-dimensional conformal radia...
An imaging technique using a device which combines TOMOGRAPHY, EMISSION-COMPUTED, SINGLE-PHOTON and TOMOGRAPHY, X-RAY COMPUTED in the same session.
Computed tomography where there is continuous X-ray exposure to the patient while being transported in a spiral or helical pattern through the beam of irradiation. This provides improved three-dimensional contrast and spatial resolution compared to conventional computed tomography, where data is obtained and computed from individual sequential exposures.
Computed tomography modalities which use a cone or pyramid-shaped beam of radiation.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
Tomography using radioactive emissions from injected RADIONUCLIDES and computer ALGORITHMS to reconstruct an image.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...