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PET bone scan
Active, not recruiting
Alberta Health Services
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:01-0400
In case of primary lung cancer, bone metastases biopsy can be done in initial diagnosis or follow-up. Nevertheless, any study focus on rentability and biopsy complications of lytic bone l...
RATIONALE: Diagnostic procedures, such as PET scan and CT scan, may help doctors determine the extent of cancer and predict a patient's response to treatment and help plan the best treatme...
This study will look to see if there are changes in the blood cells that are associated with bone disease and sort out effects that are due to the HIV virus itself, the medications and see...
To evaluate if a commonly used medical bone scan, called positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) with sodium fluoride can measure bone blood flow to the hip.
Phase II open-label study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Radium-223 dichloride in combination with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) vs. external beam radiotherapy alone in the tre...
A 28-year-old woman presented with a mass in her right leg, which, on plain radiograph, appeared as a lytic lesion in the mid-shaft of the tibia with cortical thinning but without periosteal reaction....
A 3 years old boy was hospitalized with a month's history of polydipsia, polyuria and low fever. There was no relevant family history. This is a rare case of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) with b...
Diagnostic Value Comparison of Urothelium Carcinoma Among Urine Exfoliated Cells Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH) Examination, Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan, and Urine Cytologic Examination.
BACKGROUND This study aimed to compare the clinical effectiveness of urine exfoliated cells FISH examination, CT scan, and urine cytologic examination on the diagnosis of upper urinary tract urotheliu...
Bone is the third metastatic site after liver and lungs. Bone metastases occur in one out of three lung cancers and are usually of osteolytic aspect. Osteolytic bone metastases are responsible of long...
A 54-year-old man with a history of nasopharyngeal carcinoma was treated with TPF (docetaxel + cisplatin + 5-fluorouracil) neoadjuvant chemotherapy, presented with clinical features of acute hepatic f...
The use of combination of imaging techniques or platforms (e.g., MRI SCAN and PET SCAN) encompassing aspects of anatomical, functional, or molecular imaging methods.
An aggressive THYROID GLAND malignancy which generally occurs in IODINE-deficient areas in people with previous thyroid pathology such as GOITER. It is associated with CELL DEDIFFERENTIATION of THYROID CARCINOMA (e.g., FOLLICULAR THYROID CARCINOMA; PAPILLARY THYROID CANCER). Typical initial presentation is a rapidly growing neck mass which upon metastasis is associated with DYSPHAGIA; NECK PAIN; bone pain; DYSPNEA; and NEUROLOGIC DEFICITS.
A method of differentiating individuals based on the analysis of qualitative or quantitative biological traits or patterns. This process which has applications in forensics and identity theft prevention includes DNA profiles or DNA fingerprints, hand fingerprints, automated facial recognition, iris scan, hand geometry, retinal scan, vascular patterns, automated voice pattern recognition, and ultrasound of fingers.
A condition in which abnormal cells have not spread outside the duct, lobule, or nipple to other tissues of the breast. There are 3 types of breast carcinoma in situ: DUCTAL CARCINOMA IN SITU; LOBULAR CARCINOMA IN SITU; and PAGET DISEASE OF THE NIPPLE
A transplantable carcinoma of the rat that originally appeared spontaneously in the mammary gland of a pregnant albino rat, and which now resembles a carcinoma in young transplants and a sarcoma in older transplants. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...