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Fat stranding refers to expanded attenuation of fat in the abdomen. The fat in this area includes omentum, mesentery, retroperitoneum or subcutaneous fat. Fat stranding is commonly detected using an abdomen computed tomo... More »

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Dr. David Schulsinger explains that perinephric fat stranding is a hazy appearance in a linear pattern in the soft tissues in the perinephric space on a computed tomography image. The perinephric space, explains Aizenste... More »

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Cetaceans is the taxonomic order that includes dolphins, porpoises and whales. They are all mammals and are subcategorized into two additional groups: baleen whales (Mysticeti), which filter food from the water, and toot... More »

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Dr. David Schulsinger explains that perinephric fat stranding is a hazy appearance in a linear pattern in the soft tissues in the perinephric space on a computed tomography image. The perinephric space, explains Aizenste... More »

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Soft tissue attenuation can occur on an image created during a nuclear stress test, according to Sharecare. The test records images of blood flow through the body using a special nuclear camera. Sometimes soft tissue, li... More »

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The attenuation coefficient is the measure that describes how a beam of x-rays or gamma rays are absorbed versus scattered in a material. From the value, the number of atoms in a cubic volume of material and the probabil... More »

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Lundi Gras is part of New Orleans' Mardi Gras celebrations; in French, "Lundi" means "Monday," making this the Fat Monday predecessor of Fat Tuesday. The event can be seen as a kick-off to Mardi Gras celebrations, with a... More »

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