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1.5T vs 3T

Comparing 1.5T vs 3T MRI systems identifies in a number of differences: increased signal to noise ratio (SNR) increased spatial resolution increased temporal resolution increased specific absorption rate (SAR) increased acoustic noise Signal to noise ratio Theoretically, signal is proport...
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14-3-3 protein

14-3-3 protein is found in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), and is currently used to help identify patients with sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD).  In diagnosing sCJD, the sensitivity of 14-3-3 protein is 92% and the specificity is 80% 1. A negative 14-3-3 assay may be helpful in reducin...
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17 segment model

17 segment model recommended by American Heart Association (AHA) divides the left ventricle wall into 17 segments to study the wall function and myocardial perfusion. Segments Basal segment 1: basal anterior segment 2: basal anteroseptal segment 3: basal inferoseptal segment 4: basal infer...
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18q syndrome

18q syndrome is a rare chromosomal anomaly where there is deletion of part of the long arm of chromosome 18.  Associated symptoms and findings vary widely, as does their severity.  Characteristic features include short stature, mental retardation and hypotonia, facial and distal skeletal abnorma...
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1p19q codeletion

1p19q codeletion stands for the combined loss of the short arm chromosome 1 (“1p”) and the long arm of chromosome 19 (“19q”) and is recognised as genetic marker predictive of therapeutic response (both chemotherapy and combined chemoradiotherapy) and overall longer survival in patients with diff...

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