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Jha Reena C RC Department of Radiology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd, NW, Washington, DC 20007. Electronic address: - - 2014
Current clinical practice favors imaging rather than biopsy to diagnose hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). There is a need to better understand tumor biology and aggressiveness of HCC. Our goal is to investigate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of HCC that are associated with faster growth rates (GRs). After approval from institutional ...
Yu Mi Hye MH 1 Department of Radiology, Konkuk University Medical Center, Seoul, - - 2014
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to investigate the MRI features of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) with special emphasis on the dynamic enhancement pattern and findings of diffusion restriction. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Forty-two patients with pathologically proven GISTs who underwent MRI that included dynamic contrast-enhanced and diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) ...
Ileva Lilia V LV Small Animal Imaging Program, Laboratory Animal Sciences Program, Leidos Biomedical Research, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Frederick, Maryland, - - 2014
We have developed a reliable noninvasive method for monitoring colonic tumors and mucosal inflammation in a mouse model of colon cancer using magnetic resonance colonography (MRC). After a mild cleansing enema, the colon is filled with Fluorinert, a perfluorinated liquid that does not produce a proton MR signal. The mouse ...
Rigaux G G Institut de Chimie Moléculaire de Reims, CNRS UMR 7312, UFR des Sciences Exactes et Naturelles, Bâtiment 18-Europol'Agro, BP1039, F-51687 Reims Cedex 2, France. Institut de Chimie Moléculaire de Reims, CNRS UMR 7312, UFR Pharmacie Reims, 51 rue Cognacq-Jay, F-51100 Reims, - - 2014
The incorporation of a lipophilic Gd chelate (GdDO3A-C12) in biocompatible PLGA poly(D, L-lactide-co-glycolide) nanoparticles was explored as an approach to increase the relaxivity of contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging. By nanoprecipitation, it was possible to obtain PEGylated gadolinium nanoparticles (mean diameter of 155 nm) with high Gd loading (1.1 × 10(4) ...
Vo-Dinh Tuan T Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Chemistry, Duke University, Durham, NC, 27708, - - 2014
This article provides an overview of recent developments and applications of surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) nanosensors and nanoreporters in our laboratory for use in biochemical monitoring, medical diagnostics, and therapy. The design and fabrication of different types of plasmonics-active nanostructures are discussed. The SERS nanosensors can be used in various ...
Ji Jian-Song JS Department of Radiology, Lishui Central Hospital, The Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, 289 Kuocang Road, Lishui, Zhejiang, 32300, China, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the computed tomography (CT) imaging characteristics of gastric schwannoma. Eight cases of gastric schwannomas confirmed by surgery and pathology were retrospectively analyzed by CT. We reviewed the CT findings of gastric schwannomas for the following characteristics: tumor location, size, contour, margin, growth ...
Teti Claudia C Endocrinology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Center of Excellence for Biomedical Research, University of Genoa, Viale Benedetto XV 6, 16132, Genoa, - - 2014
Pituicytoma is a rare tumor arising from the neurohypophysis or pars intermedia of the adenohypophysis. A 36 year old male came to our observation presenting polydipsia, polyuria, polyphagia, decreased libido and altered sleep-wake rhythm. The biochemical tests showed hypotonic urine, mild hyperprolactinemia, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, central hypothyroidism. Magnetic resonance revealed an expansive ...
Simsek Duygu Has DH Department of Nuclear Medicine, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey; - - 2014
Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEPNETs) are indolent neoplasms presenting unpredictable and unusual biologic behavior that causes many clinical challenges. Tumor size, existence of metastasis, and histopathologic classification remain incapable in terms of treatment decision and prognosis estimation. This study aimed to compare (68)Ga-DOTATATE and (18)F-FDG PET/CT in GEPNETs and to investigate ...
Li Xiao-Na - - 2014
Plexiform schwannoma (PS) is a rare, peripheral nerve sheath tumor arranged in a plexiform pattern. We report an unusual case of a 19-year-old woman, who complained of pain in the plantar aspect of the left foot. Magnetic resonance image (MRI) demonstrates three solitary nodules of varying sizes in the deep ...
Murakami Koichiro K Biomedical Innovation Centre, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa-cho, Ōtsu, Shiga, 502-2121, Japan, - - 2014
Percutaneous thermal ablation is used for treating hepatic tumors. Recent advances in laparoscopy and imaging modalities have led to the development of a novel image-guided minimally invasive loco-regional treatment. The aim of this trial was to apply laparoscopic assistance to magnetic resonance (MR) image-guided thermoablation instead of ultrasonography, because of ...
Maravilla K R KR From the MR Research Laboratory (K.R.M.), University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Department of Radiology (M.P.S.), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Radiology (J.V.), Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic; Seaman Family MR Research Centre (M.G.), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Department of Radiology (M.H.), University Hospital Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic; Clinical Radiologists Service Corporation (J.J.B.), Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois; Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center (R.B.), Corvallis, Oregon; Department of Magnetic Resonance (M.V.), General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic; Department of Diagnostic Radiology (J.ŽZ.), University Hospital Hradec Králové and Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; Istituto di Radiologia (C.C.), Policlinico "Agostino Gemelli," Rome, Italy; Department of Radiology (M.U.-Z.), John Paul II Hospital, Krakow, Poland; Department of Radiology (M.M.), University Hospital Brno-Bohunice, Brno, Czech Republic; Department of Radiology (A.K.B.), University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama; Department of Neuroradiology (S.B), University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy; Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology (E.B.), Hannover, Germany; Department of Diagnostic Radiology (T.H.), Kumamoto University, Honjo, Kumamoto, Japan; Ospedale Valduce (T.F.), Como, Italy; Global Medical and Regulatory Affairs (M.A.K.), Bracco Imaging SpA, Milan, Italy; and Global Medical and Regulatory Affairs (G.P.), Bracco Diagnostics, Monroe, New Jersey. - - 2014
Gadobutrol (Gadavist) and gadoteridol (ProHance) have similar macrocyclic molecular structures, but gadobutrol is formulated at a 2-fold higher (1 mol/L versus 0.5 mol/L) concentration. We sought to determine whether this difference impacts morphologic contrast-enhanced MR imaging. Two hundred twenty-nine adult patients with suspected or known brain tumors underwent two 1.5T ...
Koktekir Bengu Ekinci BE From the *Department of Ophthalmology, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey; and †Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to describe 3 cases of primary orbital schwannomatosis without associated systemic neurofibromatosis. This is a retrospective interventional study of 3 patients who presented with multiple, distinct masses in the orbit (n = 3) as well as in the hemiface (n = 1). The clinical ...
Navarria Pierina P Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery Department, Istituto Clinico Humanitas Cancer Center, Milan, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the impact of fluid-attenuated-inversion-recovery MRI (FLAIR/MRI) and Carbon-11-labeled-methionine PET (11C-MET-PET) on high grade glioma (HGG) tumor volume delineation for radiotherapy planning. Sixty-nine patients with HGG were evaluated. The clinical target volumes (CTV1, generated by adding a 10mm margin to FLAIRMRI area, CTV2 by adding a 20mm margin to ...
Jani Shyam S SS Department of Radiation Oncology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, - - 2014
To quantify tumor volume coverage and excess normal tissue coverage using margin expansions of mobile target internal target volumes (ITVs) in the lung. FDG-PET list-mode data were acquired for four spheres ranging from 1 to 4 cm as they underwent 1D motion based on four patient breathing trajectories. Both ungated PET ...
Nakai Go G From the Departments of *Radiology, †Pathology, ‡Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki City, Osaka, - - 2014
This article describes magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in 3 cases of atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APAM). Clinical and MRI manifestations of 3 patients with APAM were evaluated. High b value diffusion-weighted and dynamic contrast-enhanced images were performed. The size, shape, site of origin, and signal intensity (SI) of MRI findings ...
Chung Bo Mi BM Department of Radiology, Chung-Ang University Hospital, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, 102, Heukseok-ro, Dongjak-Gu, Seoul, 156-755, - - 2014
To retrospectively evaluate the conventional and functional (diffusion- or perfusion-weighted) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features of ovarian fibroma, fibrothecoma, and thecoma. Histologically proven ovarian fibromas (n = 19), fibrothecomas (n = 7), and thecomas (n = 2) were reviewed (26 patients). The morphologic and signal intensity (SI) characteristics on conventional MR imaging (n = 28, all cases) were ...
Sun Xiang X Department of Neurosurgery, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin 300052, P.R. - - 2014
Brain metastases generally present in the parenchyma of the brain. In the current report, a very rare case of brain metastasis, which simultaneously invaded the subgaleal region, the skull, and the dural and cavernous sinuses is presented. The patient, a 54-year-old female, complained of a progressive headache and exhibited the ...
Hayes Sara A SA Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, - - 2014
Computed tomography (CT) is the primary imaging modality for the diagnosis, staging, and follow-up of most thoracic cavity tumors. Fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/CT has established itself as a supplementary tool to CT in lung cancer staging and in the assessment for distant metastases of many thoracic tumors. Magnetic resonance ...
Brynolfsson Patrik P Department of Radiation Sciences, Radiation Physics, Umeå University, Umeå SE-901 87, - - 2014
Survival for high-grade gliomas is poor, at least partly explained by intratumoral heterogeneity contributing to treatment resistance. Radiological evaluation of treatment response is in most cases limited to assessment of tumor size months after the initiation of therapy. Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and its estimate of the apparent diffusion ...
Wen Shihui S State Key Laboratory for Modification of Chemical Fibers and Polymer Materials, Donghua University, Shanghai, 201620, China; College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Donghua University, Shanghai, 201620, - - 2014
Long-circulating multifunctional Gd(III)-loaded multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) modified with polyethylene glycol are designed and synthesized by W. Zhu, X. Shi, and colleagues on page 1568. The formed MWCNTs are water-dispersible, stable, and have good cytocompatibility and antifouling property. With the low r2 /r1 relaxivity ratio and relatively long blood circulation ...
Nickell Larry T LT Jr From the Departments of Radiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Tex (L.T.N.); Department of Radiology, David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, Calif (J.P.L.); Department of Radiology, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Mass (L.K.); Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass (G.F.A.); and Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1478, Houston, TX 77030 - - 2014
Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is the most common primary malignancy of the pleura and is associated with asbestos exposure in approximately 80% of patients. The patient prognosis is poor, with a median survival of 9-17 months after diagnosis. However, improved survival and decreased morbidity and mortality have been demonstrated when ...
Tietze Anna A Department of Neuroradiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark - - 2014
The prognosis of glioma patients is contingent on precise target selection for stereotactic biopsies and the extent of tumor resection. (11)C-L-methionine (MET) positron emission tomography (PET) demonstrates tumor heterogeneity and invasion with high diagnostic accuracy. To compare the spatial tumor distribution delineated by MET PET with that by perfusion- and ...
Lio Elizabeth E From the Departments of *Radiology, and †Pathology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO; ‡Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; and §Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, - - 2014
A 35-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a worsening cough and a history of unintended weight loss. Chest radiograph revealed a giant mass occupying the left hemithorax. On CT scan, the mass measured over 20 cm and shifted the heart into the right hemithorax. Bone scan demonstrated multifocal ...
McQuade Casey C Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, 210 S. 33rd Street, 240 Skirkanich Hall, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, - - 2014
Gold nanoparticles have garnered interest as both radiosensitzers and computed tomography (CT) contrast agents. However, the extremely high concentrations of gold required to generate CT contrast is far beyond that needed for meaningful radiosensitization, which limits their use as combined therapeutic-diagnostic (theranostic) agents. To establish a theranostic nanoplatform with well-aligned ...
Klingenstein Annemarie A Department of Ophthalmology , - - 2014
Abstract Purpose: Symptomatic tumors of the optic nerve pathway may endanger vision. They are difficult to classify by imaging alone and biopsy may damage visual function. Tumor pathology influences treatment decision and a diagnostic tool with a high sensitivity and specificity would therefore be invaluable. We hypothesized that Ga-68-DOTA-TATE PET/CT ...
Sakane Makoto M Department of Radiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, - - 2014
Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) and 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-glucose-positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) is increasingly recognized as important for assessing tumor malignancy in oncology. Apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) and standardized uptake value (SUV) are negatively correlated in some types of cancer based on tumor aggressiveness. To evaluate relationships between ADC of magnetic ...
Sheybani Arman A Department of Radiology, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1740 W Taylor Street, Suite 2511, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA, - - 2014
The purpose of this pictorial review is to demonstrate gastric pathology seen on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and discuss the essential MRI sequences for the evaluation of benign and malignant gastric pathologies. Common tumors of the stomach, polyposis syndromes, iatrogenic conditions, as well as other conditions of the stomach will ...
Braunagel Margarita M From the *Institute of Clinical Radiology, University Hospitals Munich, †Institute of Clinical Radiology, Josef Lissner Institute for Biomedical Imaging, ‡Department of Urology, University Hospitals Munich, Munich; and §Department of Radiology, University Hospital Tübingen, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to assess the influence of region of interest (ROI) size and positioning on perfusion and permeability parameters as well as on interobserver and intraobserver variability of dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE-MRI) of primary renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and metastases. Thirty-nine DCE-MRI examinations of 34 patients with ...
Ruddell Alanna A Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA; Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, - - 2014
To use high resolution MRI lymphography to characterize altered tumor-draining lymph node (TDLN) lymph drainage in response to growth of aggressive tumors. Six mice bearing B16-F10 melanomas in one rear footpad were imaged by 3.0 Tesla (T) MRI before and after subcutaneous injection of Gadofosveset trisodium (Gd-FVT) contrast agent into ...
Sundarakumar Dinesh K DK Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, - - 2014
A 26-year-old patient with recurrent choriocarcinoma of the testis presented with headache and progressive left homonymous hemianopsia. On initial MRI a grade 4 arteriovenous malformation (AVM) was identified in the right occipital lobe, which was further characterized by catheter angiography. Continued worsening of the headache in the following days prompted ...
Tang An A From the Liver Imaging Group, Department of Radiology (A.T., A.D., G.H., J.L., L.C., J.H., T.C., M.S.M., C.B.S.), Computational and Applied Statistics Laboratory, San Diego Supercomputer Center (T.W., A.G.), Department of Pathology (M.P.), and Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology (B.D.A., R.L.), University of California San Diego, 408 Dickinson St, San Diego, CA - - 2014
Purpose To evaluate the diagnostic performance of previously proposed high-specificity magnetic resonance (MR) imaging-estimated proton density fat fraction ( PDFF proton density fat fraction ) thresholds for diagnosis of steatosis grade 1 or higher ( PDFF proton density fat fraction threshold of 6.4%), grade 2 or higher ( PDFF proton ...
Zhang Xiao-Yun XY Xiao-Yun Zhang, Tian-Fu Wen, Li Jiang, Chuan Li, Lu-Nan Yan, Yong Zeng, Hong Wu, Department of Liver Surgery and Liver Transplantation Centre, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, - - 2014
To investigate the clinical role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) combined with contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CE-CT) or magnetic resonance imaging to improve the preoperative staging of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and guide surgical decision-making. Sixty-nine patients who underwent liver resection for HCC in our center were enrolled prospectively in the study. CEUS ...
Wang Yinyan Y Beijing Neurosurgical Institute, Capital Medical University, No. 6 Tiantan Xili, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100050, - - 2014
Phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN) loss and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) amplification are common genetic alterations in malignant gliomas. This study aimed to investigate the anatomical relationship of tumor-related PTEN and EGFR expression in 140 patients with histologically confirmed de novo glioblastoma. Preoperative magnetic resonance images were retrospectively analyzed. ...
Byun Sung Su SS From the Departments of *Radiology and †Medicine, Gachon University Gil Hospital, Incheon, Republic of - - 2014
We report on an extremely rare case of a fake lesion in the left ventricle on electrocardiogram-gated cardiac computed tomography simulating thrombus or tumor by turbulent flow in a 14-year-old boy. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging with contrast-enhanced myocardial perfusion and delayed enhancement images were helpful in excluding true thrombus or ...
Fomekong Edward E Department of Neurosurgery, Cliniques Universitaires St-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, - - 2014
To report a single-center experience with a 3T intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) to assess transsphenoidal microsurgery on pituitary macroadenomas. In a dual, independent operating room (OR) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) suite, the operating table with the anesthetized patient was moved on rail tracks once a supposed maximized resection was ...
Tan Lee A LA Departments of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center , Chicago, IL , - - 2014
Objective. The histologic grades of meningiomas have a significant impact on the risk of recurrence, prognosis, and the need for adjuvant treatment such as radiation therapy. The purpose of this study is to investigate the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characteristics of typical and atypical/anaplastic meningiomas. Methods. The medical records of ...
Lee Nam Kyung NK Department of Radiology, Biomedical Research Institute, Pusan National University Hospital, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Pusan National University, #179, Gudeok-Ro, Seo-Gu, Busan, 602-739, Republic of - - 2014
Potentially, diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) can assess the functional information on concerning the status of tissue cellularity, because increased cellularity is associated with impeded diffusion. DWI in the hepatobiliary and pancreatic regions has demonstrated the usefulness to detect malignant lesions and differentiate them from benign lesions. However, it has ...
Caglar Meltem M Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hacettepe University Medical Faculty, Siihiye, Ankara, 06100, Turkey, - - 2014
Serum tumor markers and computed tomography (CT) are the most widely accepted monitoring tools for the follow-up patients with colorectal cancer (CRC). Positron emission tomography (PET) with 18[F]-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) is a promising modality for the evaluation of recurrent CRC. The purpose of this study was to (1) investigate the sensitivity ...
Purohit Bela B Institute for Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, - - 2014
Olfactory neuroblastoma (ONB) is an uncommon malignant tumor of neural crest origin, which commonly arises in the superior nasal cavity. Ectopic origin of an ONB is exceedingly rare. We describe a rare case of an ectopic sphenoclival ONB with extensive involvement of the central skull base and with development of ...
Casula Victor V Department of Radiology, University of Oulu, POB 50, 90029, Oulu, Finland, - - 2014
To investigate the association of quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (qMRI) parameters with arthroscopic grading of cartilage degeneration. Arthroscopy of the knee is considered to be the gold standard of osteoarthritis diagnostics; however, it is operator-dependent and limited to the evaluation of the articular surface. qMRI provides information on the quality ...
Zhou Benqing - - 2014
The synthesis and characterization of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) entrapped within polyethylene glycol (PEG)-modified polyethyleneimine (PEI) for blood pool and tumor computed tomography (CT) imaging are reported. In this approach, partially PEGylated PEI was used as a template for AuNP synthesis, followed by acetylating the PEI remaining surface amines. The synthesized ...
Delgado-Goñi Teresa T Departament de Bioquímica i Biologia Molecular, Unitat de Bioquímica de Biociències, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en Bioingeniería, Biomateriales y Nanomedicina (CIBER-BBN), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain; Cancer Research UK and EPSRC Cancer Imaging Centre, Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging, The Institute of Cancer Research and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5PT, - - 2014
Non-invasive monitoring of response to treatment of glioblastoma (GB) is nowadays carried out using MRI. MRS and MR spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) constitute promising tools for this undertaking. A temozolomide (TMZ) protocol was optimized for GL261 GB. Sixty-three mice were studied by MRI/MRS/MRSI. The spectroscopic information was used for the classification ...
Falk Anna A Department of Radiology, Oncology and Radiation Science, Section of Radiology, Uppsala University, BFC Akademiska sjukhuset, SE 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden, - - 2014
Perfusion magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used in the pre-operative assessment of brain tumours. The aim of this prospective study was to identify the perfusion parameters from dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) and dynamic susceptibility contrast (DSC) perfusion imaging that could best discriminate between grade II and III gliomas. MRI (3 T) ...
Lambregts Doenja M J DM *Department of Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center+, Maastricht, The Netherlands †GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands ‡Department of Radiology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China §Department of Radiology, Atrium Medical Center, Heerlen, The Netherlands ¶Department Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center+, Maastricht, The Netherlands ‖Department of Radiation Oncology (Maastro Clinic), Maastricht University Medical Center+, Maastricht, The Netherlands **Department of Surgery, Atrium Medical Center, Heerlen, The - - 2014
Retrospective single-center studies have shown that diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) is promising for identification of patients with rectal cancer with a complete tumor response after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT), using certain volumetric thresholds. This study aims to validate the diagnostic value of these volume thresholds in a larger, independent, and ...
Low Russell N RN Department of Radiology, Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA, - - 2014
To compare the accuracy of MRI and CT for predicting the Peritoneal Cancer Index (PCI) preoperatively compared with the PCI tabulated at surgery. Twenty-two patients underwent preoperative MRI and CT scanning followed by cytoreductive surgery for appendiceal (n = 17) and ovarian (n = 5) cancer. MR and CT examinations were retrospectively reviewed to determine ...
Suzuki Akinobu A *Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA †Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of - - 2014
Retrospective analysis of kinetic magnetic resonance images (kMRIs). (1) To analyze the changes seen on MRI related to disc degeneration and to develop a new grading system for cervical disc degeneration. (2) To evaluate the reliability and validity of the grading system. Few have studied the relationship between changes seen ...
Ménard Cynthia C From the Radiation Medicine Program (C.M., D.I., J.P., J.L., J.A., A.S., W.D.F., M.M., C.C., R.B., A.B., D.A.J., P.C., K.K.B.) and Department of Biostatistics (E.G.A.), Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 610 University Ave, Room 5-809, Toronto, ON, Canada M4X 1C3; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (C.M., D.I., A.S., M.M., C.C., G.M., R.B., A.B., D.A.J., P.C., K.K.B.); Department of Radiation Oncology, Wellington Cancer Centre, Wellington, New Zealand (D.I.), Departments of Anesthesia (G.O.) and Pathology (A.J.E.), University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (G.M.); Department of Radiation Oncology, Wellington Cancer Centre, Wellington, New Zealand (D.I.); and Joint Department of Medical Imaging, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada - - 2014
Purpose To determine if the integration of diagnostic magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and MR-guided biopsy would improve target delineation for focal salvage therapy in men with prostate cancer. Materials and Methods Between September 2008 and March 2011, 30 men with biochemical failure after radiation therapy for prostate cancer provided written ...
Ilhan Harun H Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Munich, - - 2014
Resection is the only curative treatment in patients suffering from neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the ileum or the pancreas. Accurate preoperative imaging is critical for surgical planning, as even findings of small and distant metastases may profoundly influence surgical management. (68)Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT was performed preoperatively in 44 patients suffering from ...
Korn Natalie N Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this study is to determine if the severity of visually-assessed image distortion is less in prostate MR apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) maps generated from a reduced-field-of-view (rFOV) diffusion-weighted-imaging (DWI) technique than from a conventional DWI sequence (CONV) and to determine if the rFOV ADC contrast between untreated ...
Guillevin R R Laboratoire DACTIM, service de radiologie, université de Poitiers, centre hospitalier universitaire de Poitiers, 2, rue de la Milétrie, 86021 Poitiers, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
WHO grade II gliomas are a major challenge for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) due to their delayed anaplastic transformation. Today it is possible to individually characterize tumor progression from diagnosis to anaplastic transformation based on the many parameters identified in studies in the literature and the possibility of integrating these ...
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