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New computer algorithm helps physicians determine and monitor breast density

... automatically segments the breast tissue from its background; removes the pectoral muscle; and then uses a region growing method to determine the borders of ... of the breast that is identified and categorized as "dense", excluding the pectoral muscle, is calculated and referred to as mammographic breast density," she ...

U.S. Plastic Surgeons Get Green Light for New Era of Fat Transfer Procedures.

... concluded Dr. Schwartz. The VASER/Tissue-Trans technique is applicable across a wide range of procedures, including enhancement of male pectoral muscles, rejuvenation of the face, enhancement of the shape and form of the buttocks, and as an alternative to or an addition to female breast ...

Unsightly Fat Beautifies Body

... Zavala's office, where he meticulously layers the sensitive fat cells (no more than 60 cubic centimeters per visit) with tiny cannullas into Susie's pectoral muscles. After six months, she will have rounder, fuller breasts in her desired size. Dr. Zavala says a fat transfer to enhance a woman's chest ...

Genes Associated With Limb Development is More Primitive Than Believed

... looked at Hox geneswhich play a vital role in limb developmentin the pectoral fins of paddlefish, and to track where the Hox genes are active in the ... into them. Findings revealed that the activity pattern in the pectoral fins was very much similar to the genes responsible for the development of ...

A Realistic Arm on the Anvil for Injured Soldiers

... to healthy nerves, the Proto 1 enables the wearer to have a sense of touch and feel strength of grip. In the case of the Proto 1 arm, nerves in the pectoral area were used. The process is known as Targeted Reinnervation and was developed by Dr. Todd Kuiken, the director of the Neural Engineering Center ...

Bionic Women –No longer the Stuff of Science Fictio

... muscle at a time. She said, “It was odd. I had to think, ‘OK, my hand is here. Which muscle?’” She had to concentrate on flexing her pectoral muscle, or the triceps, to get the arms and hand to do what she wanted. “Now I just think about it.” Mitchell often left her old-fashioned ...

Species Linking Fish And Land Animals Found

... of this discovery is the illumination of the fin-to-limb transition. In a second paper in the journal, the scientists describe in depth how the pectoral fin of the fish serves as the origin of the tetrapod limb. Embedded in the fin of Tiktaalik are bones that compare to the upper arm, forearm and ...

A man who lost both of his arms in an accident

... of biomechanical technology. To get the new arm, Sullivan first underwent surgery to graft existing nerve endings from his shoulder onto the pectoral muscle on his chest. Those nerves grew into the muscle after about six months. Electrodes on the graft can now pick up any thought-generated nerve ...
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