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Texture Analysis of Quantitative ADC Maps to Differentiate Low from High Grade Glioma

1. Introduction Accurate discrimination between high grade gliomas (HGG) and metastatic brain tumor (MET) using noninvasive imaging is essential for selecting appropriate surgical and radiotherapy treatments and for determining the treatment response. 2. Brain Tumors Any uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells is called a tumor and when located within the brain they are known as …

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Whole Tumor Volume Based Histogram Analysis of ADC for Differentiating between who Grade II and III Glioma

1. Introduction The therapeutic approaches and prognosis for gliomas differ considerably for different tumor grades, it is hence important to accurately assess glioma grade for treatment planning. In addition to the use of conventional mean value, several studies have reported the use of histogram analysis of ADC in glioma grading [1,2]. However only the differentiation …

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The Role of Mutations on Genes PLAGL1 & ZEP57 in 6q24-Related Transient Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus Syndrome

1. Abstract 6q24 Transient Infant Diabetes Syndrome is a type of diabetes that occurs in infants. This form of diabetes is characterized by high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) caused by a lack of the hormone insulin. 6q24 neonatal transient diabetes syndrome is caused by the overactivity (overexpression) of certain genes in an area of the …

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Renal failure and Quality of Life Indicators in Kidney Transplantation

1. Abstract Health-related quality of life (HRQL) contains many aspects of patients’ health such as physical, psychological, social functioning and a general well-being. Progress in renal transplantation and immunosuppressive therapies have increased significantly in recent decades, resulting in allograft survival rates at one year is now over 90%. Numerous clinical trials have established the importance …

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