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Fluorine-18-sodium fluoride (F-NaF) PET/CT is an important tool for detecting and evaluating metastatic bone cancer. Besides traditional dose metrics, recent methods such as real-time dose mapping, dose calculation from DICOM information, and their relevance to entrance skin exposure are currently in use to reduce the radiation burden.

Published in 01 September 2017

The diagnosis of presence, location and load of metastatic, bone involvement has important implication on patient management and prognosis.

Published in 01 January 2009

This study investigated if kaempferol could attenuate the oxidative, inflammatory, and fibrotic damage of the left ventricles (LVs) in streptozotocin (STZ)-diabetic rats by modulating silent mating type information regulation 2 homolog 1 (SIRT1) signaling.

Published in 01 June 2021

Vitamin D deficiency is an emerging risk factor for breast cancer suggesting its role in breast cancer pathogenesis. Recent evidence suggests vitamin D receptor (VDR) expression is a prognosis predictor in breast cancer.

Published in 01 January 2021

Os trigonum is a congenital condition in which a bone ossicle fails to fuse to a secondary ossification center in the posterior aspect of the talar bone.

Published in 01 April 2018

Cancer chemoprevention is considered one of the most promising areas in current cancer research, and asiaticoside, which is derived from the plant Centella asiatica, has a relative lack of systemic toxicity.

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Pseudodystrophy is a rare condition clinically resembling reflex sympathetic dystrophy. Distinction between both disorders is based on clinical features and bone scintigraphy.

Published in 01 November 2015

Superior mesenteric artery syndrome is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction. The condition results from compression of the duodenum between the aorta and the superior mesenteric artery, which causes an impairment of gastric emptying and associated chronic symptoms.

Published in 19 July 2022

The concept of altered biologic behavior of administered radiopharmaceuticals is used routinely in clinical nuclear medicine to increase the sensitivity of diagnosis, monitor the efficacy of chemotherapeutic drugs and radiation treatment, and determine injury caused by a drug whose effect has exceeded its therapeutic value.

Published in 01 November 1998

Considering the role of cyclooxygenases (COX) in placental programming induced by preeclampsia (PE), we investigated whether gestational exposure to nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) with different COX-1/2 selectivity would variably modulate pre- and postnatal (weaning time, i.e. 3 weeks after delivery) cardiovascular manifestations of PE.

Published in 01 December 2022

The advantage of Tc-99m HM-PAO, a newly introduced compound for brain perfusion imaging, is illustrated in three patients with suspicion of brain death.

Published in 01 December 1989

Several cereal grains contain a mycotoxin food contaminant called deoxynivalenol (DON), which presents a significant health risk as it is one of the most commonly found mycotoxins.

Published in 01 March 2021

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects a considerable proportion of adults globally and is associated with elevated morbidity and mortality.

Published in 06 April 2021

Many discrepancy in selection of proper filter and its parameters for individual cases exists. The authors investigate the impact of the most common filters on patient NM images with coronary artery disease (CAD), and compare the results with the computerized tomography (CT)-Angio and angiography for accuracy.

Published in 01 January 2019

Sinus tarsi syndrome is a pain in the lateral side of the hind foot that is responsive to injection of local anesthetic agents. We report a case of a 42-year-old man who presented with pain over the lateral aspect of the right foot.

Published in 01 April 2016

Adrenal gland reportedly expresses many nuclear receptors that are known to heterodimerize with retinoid-X-receptor (RXR) for functions, but the information regarding the glandular RXR is not adequate.

Published in 01 July 2017

Various studies have reported to the superiority of semiquantitative (SQ) analysis over visual analysis in detecting metabolic changes in the brain.

Published in 20 January 2021

Renal function and disease are commonly evaluated by radionuclide studies. The choice of radiopharmaceutical agent for various studies is crucial for proper interpretation.

Published in 01 May 2013

Adductor insertion avulsion syndrome, also known as "thigh splints," is a painful condition affecting the proximal to mid-femur at the insertion of the adductor muscles of the thigh.

Published in 01 July 2019

If additional chemicals are inadvertently introduced in the preparation of radiopharmaceutical kits, radiochemical impurities may be formed. We report our experience with erroneously diluting (99m)Tc-pertechnetate eluate with 5% dextrose solution rather than normal saline during the preparation of (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin, (99m)Tc-methylene diphosphonate (MDP), (99m)Tc-stannous colloid, and (99m)Tc-mebrofenin.

Published in 01 March 2003