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HIGH RESOLUTION 3D T1*-MAPPING AND QUANTITATIVE IMAGE ANALYSIS OF GRAY ZONE IN CHRONIC FIBROSIS

Mihaela Pop, Venkat Ramanan, Franklin Yang, Li Zhang, Susan Newbigging, Nilesh Ghugre, Graham Wright, Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto
Volume 61, Issue 12, Page: 2930-2938
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has exceptional soft tissue contrast and can non-invasively provide critical information to improve the management of patients with prior myocardial infarct. The substrate of potentially lethal cardiac arrhythmias … Read more

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Automated Quantitative Analysis of Capnogram Shape for COPD–Normal and COPD–CHF Classification

Mieloszyk, R.J. ; Verghese, G.C. ; Deitch, K. ;  Cooney, B. ; Khalid, A. ; Mirre-González, M.A. ; Heldt, T. ; Krauss, B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Volume 61, Issue 12, Page(s): 2882 – 2890
Capnography, the measurement over time of the partial pressure of carbon dioxide in exhaled breath, is available in every ambulance service and hospital in … Read more

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3D Ultrasound-Guided Robotic Needle Steering in Biological Tissue

Troy K. Adebar, Ashley E. Fletcher and Allison M. Okamura, Stanford University
Volume 61, Issue 12, Page:4303-4308
Percutaneous interventions involving the insertion of needles to anatomic targets within the body are applied in the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. Robotic needle steering, a technique for inserting highly flexible needles along curved paths through tissue, has the potential … Read more

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Microwave-based stroke diagnosis making global pre-hospital thrombolytic treatment possible

Persson, M. ; Fhager, A. ; Trefna, H. ; Yu, Y. ; McKelvey, T. ; Pegenius, G. ; Karlsson, Jan-Erik ; Elam, M.
Chalmers University of Technology, SWEDEN, Volume 61, Issue 11, Page:2806-2817
In this paper we present a microwave-based system suitable for pre-hospital diagnosis of stroke (Please see a video). The motivation behind the work is … Read more

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