MPR

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MPR

(MultiProtocol Router) Software from Novell that provides router capabilities for its NetWare servers. It supports IPX, IP, AppleTalk and OSI protocols as well as all the major LANs and WANs.
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We report a patient with type B aortic dissection which ruptured into the right hemothorax to call attention to this infrequent presentation and to accentuate the value of computed tomography angiography (CTA) with multiplanar reformatting in localizing the dissection and demonstrating the rupture site.
Spiral CT virtual bronchoscopy with multiplanar reformatting in the evaluation of postintubation tracheal stenosis: comparison between endoscopic, radiological and surgical findings.
Multiplanar reformatting is performed to measure the aortic diameter in a true perpendicular plane to the vessel.
Most notably, Vettukattil developed the advanced technique of multiplanar reformatting in echocardiography, a method used to slice heart structures in infinite planes through the three dimensions in a virtual environment similar to a cardiac pathologist dissecting the heart to reveal underlying pathology.
(11) Improved resolution also along the z-axis allows multiplanar reformatting, so that images can be interrogated in any plane.