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Accession Number PB2013-103479
Title PET-CT Animal Model for Surveillance of Embedded Metal Fragments, Pilot Study.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 32p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The purpose of the pilot study was to determine the sensitivity and specificity of small animal Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) in identifying metabolic changes in muscle tissue surrounding simulated shrapnel injuries and compare this imaging to traditional x-ray images.
Keywords Ammunition fragments
Embedding
Images
Metabolism
Metals
Military medicine
Muscle tissue
Positron emission tomography
Sensitivity
Shrapnel
Wounds and injuries


 
Source Agency TriService Nursing Research Program/Uniform Services Univ. of the Health Sciences
NTIS Subject Category 57E - Clinical Medicine
74 - Military Sciences
Corporate Author Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Rockville, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1308
Contract Number N/A

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