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Goß Karin K 1. Physikalisches Institut, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 57, D-70550, Stuttgart, Germany. - - 2014
Molecular magnetism is considered an area where magnetic phenomena that are usually difficult to demonstrate can emerge with particular clarity. Over the years, however, less understandable systems have appeared in the literature of molecular magnetic materials, in some cases showing features that hint at the spontaneous emergence of global structures ...
Calamante Fernando F Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne, Victoria, - - 2014
This article is intended to provide guidelines for the minimum level of safety and operational knowledge that an MR system operator should exhibit in order to safely perform an MR procedure in a human subject in a research setting. This article represents the position of the International Society for Magnetic ...
Plunk Matthew R MR Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, - - 2014
Congenital malformations detected in any fetal system using ultrasound may be further evaluated with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to improve counseling, to plan deliveries appropriately, and sometimes to enable fetal interventions. In this first half of a 2-part review, the history and safety factors regarding fetal MRI, as well as ...
Julià-Sapé Margarida M Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en Bioingeniería, Biomateriales y Nanomedicina (CIBER-BBN), Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain; Departament de Bioquímica i Biologia Molecular, Unitat de Bioquímica de Biociències, Edifici Cs, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain; Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina (IBB), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB, Cerdanyola del Vallès, - - 2014
In a previous study, we have shown the added value of (1) H MRS for the neuroradiological characterisation of adult human brain tumours. In that study, several methods of MRS analysis were used, and a software program, the International Network for Pattern Recognition of Tumours Using Magnetic Resonance Decision Support ...
Nakazawa Hisato H Department of Radiological Sciences, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Nagoya Radiosurgery Center, Nagoya Kyoritsu Hospital, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan - - 2014
We assessed the geometric distortion of 1.5-Tesla (T) and 3.0-T magnetic resonance (MR) images with the Leksell skull frame system using three types of cranial quick fixation screws (QFSs) of different materials-aluminum, aluminum with tungsten tip, and titanium-for skull frame fixation. Two kinds of acrylic phantoms were placed on a ...
Liu NingFei N Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai 9th People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, - - 2014
Background Imaging of the lymphatic system is difficult because of its structural and anatomical characteristics, and the conventional diagnostic method, radionuclide-based imaging, has the disadvantage of poor resolution. Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging has been shown the capability of depicting lymphatic channels in lymphedema recently. The purpose of this study was to ...
Hirsch Karen G KG Stanford Neurocritical Care Program, Stanford Stroke Center, Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, - - 2014
To develop a qualitative brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scoring system for comatose cardiac arrest patients that can be used in clinical practice. Consecutive comatose postcardiac arrest patients were prospectively enrolled. Routine MR brain sequences were scored by two independent blinded experts. Predefined brain regions were qualitatively scored on the ...
Bonfiglioli R - - 2014
Alterations of the cardiac autonomic nervous system play an important role in the pathway of many heart diseases. Nuclear imaging tools have been demonstrated to be useful for global and regional assessment of myocardial innervation. We used 11C-meta-hydroxy-ephedrine (11C-mHED), a catecholamine analogue, as a radiotracer usable with a PET/CT scanner ...
Mitchell Donald G DG Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, - - 2014
To improve standardization and consensus regarding performance, interpreting and reporting CT and MRI examinations of the liver in patients at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), LI-RADS (Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System) was launched in March, 2011, and adopted by many clinical practices throughout the world. LI-RADS categorizes nodules recognized ...
Seilmayer Martin M Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, P.O. Box 510119, D-01314 Dresden, - - 2014
The azimuthal version of the magnetorotational instability (MRI) is a nonaxisymmetric instability of a hydrodynamically stable differentially rotating flow under the influence of a purely or predominantly azimuthal magnetic field. It may be of considerable importance for destabilizing accretion disks, and plays a central role in the concept of the ...
Kok A C AC Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Research Center Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Talar osteochondral defects (OCDs) are imaged using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT). For extensive follow-up, ultrasound might be a fast, non-invasive alternative that images both bone and cartilage. In this study the potential of ultrasound, as compared with CT, in the imaging and grading of OCDs is ...
Zikou Anastasia K AK Department of Radiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, - - 2014
To investigate structural brain changes in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed on 18 IBD patients (aged 45.16 ± 14.71 years) and 20 aged-matched control subjects. The imaging protocol consisted of a sagittal-FLAIR, a T1-weighted high-resolution three-dimensional spoiled gradient-echo sequence, and a multisession spin-echo echo-planar diffusion-weighted sequence. Differences ...
Weiss M M Mayo Weiss MD, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Marchioninistr.15, 81377 Muenchen, Germany, Tel. +49/(0)89/70 95 76 38, E-mail: - - 2014
Purpose: To compare the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MR-lymphangiography) and lymphoscintigraphy for assessment of focal lesions of the peripheral lymphatic system. Patients with focal lymphatic transport disorders might benefit from surgi-cal interventions. Patients, methods: We examined by lymphoscintigraphy and MR-lymphangiography a total of 85 lower limbs in 46 ...
Zibly Zion Z Department of Neurological Surgery, The Charles Clore Hospitalization Tower, West Wing Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel. Electronic address: - - 2014
Stereotaxic sonoablative surgery by MRI guided high intensity focused ultrasound (FUS) holds great potential in disorders of the central nervous system (CNS). We previously described the ExAblate 2000 system (InSightec, Tirat Carmel, Israel), currently in use for various pathologies including uterine, liver, and, breast tumors, and referred to as the ...
Brea Álvarez B B Radiodiagnóstico. Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro-Majadahonda, Majadahonda, Madrid, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
Perineural spread is the dissemination of some types of head and neck tumors along nervous structures. Perineural spread has negative repercussions on treatment because it requires more extensive resection and larger fields of irradiation. Moreover, perineural spread is associated with increased local recurrence, and it is considered an independent indicator ...
Yang Z Z From the Department of Neurosurgery (Z.Y., B.H., Z.J., J.C., Y.Z., Y.F., J.L.), Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China; and Siemens Ltd. China (J.G., J.H., J.B.), Healthcare Sector, Angiography & Interventional X-ray - - 2014
The intracerebral hemorrhage drainage through minimally invasive approach is emerging as an alternative for traditional craniotomy, due to its improved survival rate and reduced complication rate. In this study, we investigated the feasibility and safety of a flat detector CT-based puncture planning and navigation system for minimally invasive hematoma drainage ...
Ioannidis Panagiotis P 2nd Department of Neurology, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki St. Kyriakidi 1, 54636, Thessaloniki, Greece, - - 2014
Concomitant central nervous system (CNS) involvement in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) is rare. Although the spinal nerve roots may present MRI abnormalities in CIDP, hitherto, the spinal cord has been investigated in a single study. We retrospectively investigated clinically and with MRI a cohort of patients with definite CIDP ...
Joly Olivier O Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle, NE2 4HH, UK, - - 2014
Idiopathic scoliosis (IS) is a frequent 3D structural deformity of the spine with a multi-factorial aetiology which remains largely unclear. In the last decade, human magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) morphometry studies (e.g. cortical thickness, 2D shape of the corpus callosum) have aimed to investigate the potential contribution of the central ...
Sarica Ozgur O From the Department of Radiology, Taksim Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
This study aims to evaluate the strength of magnetic resonance (MR) lesion descriptors for malignancy and to determine the effectiveness of a scoring system that combines BI-RADS parameters with additional criteria. Three hundred thirty-nine histopathologically proven lesions that had undergone MR imaging were analyzed retrospectively. Based on the Fischer scoring ...
Yam Benjamin L BL Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 34th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283, - - 2014
Although ultrasound, computed tomography, and cholescintigraphy play essential roles in the evaluation of suspected biliary abnormalities, magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and MR cholangiopancreatography can be used to evaluate inconclusive findings and provide a comprehensive noninvasive assessment of the biliary tract and gallbladder. This article reviews standard MR and MR cholangiopancreatography ...
Fallone Biagio Gino BG Cross Cancer Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
We have successfully built linac-magnetic resonance imaging (MR) systems based on a linac waveguide placed between open MR planes (perpendicular) or through the central opening of one of the planes (parallel) to improve dosimetric properties. It rotates on a gantry to irradiate at any angle. Irradiation during MR imaging and ...
Mutic Sasa S Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO. Electronic address: - - 2014
A description of the first commercially available magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided radiation therapy (RT) system is provided. The system consists of a split 0.35-T MR scanner straddling 3 (60)Co heads mounted on a ring gantry, each head equipped with independent doubly focused multileaf collimators. The MR and RT systems share ...
Jaffray David A DA Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Techna Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is routinely employed in the design of radiotherapy (RT) treatment plans for many disease sites. It is evident that tighter integration of MR imaging into the RT process would increase confidence in dose placement and facilitate the integration of new MR imaging information (including anatomical and ...
Liney Gary P GP Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Department of Medical Physics, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has a number of benefits for the planning of radiotherapy (RT), but its uptake into clinical practice has often been restricted to specialist research sites. There is often a lack of detailed MRI knowledge within the RT community and an apprehension of geometric distortions, both of ...
Jha Reena C RC 1 Department of Radiology, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd, NW, Washington, DC - - 2014
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to review the imaging features and Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) categorization of benign and likely benign entities, including typical cirrhotic nodules, distinctive nodular observations, and benign entities that may simulate hepatocellular carcinoma. CONCLUSION. LI-RADS is a system of standardized criteria ...
Fiorella David D Department of Neurological Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, - - 2014
The Apollo system (Penumbra Inc, Alameda, California, USA) is a low profile irrigation-aspiration system designed for the evacuation of intracranial hemorrhage. To demonstrate the feasibility of using Apollo in combination with cone beam CT guidance. Parenchymal (n=1) and mixed parenchymal-intraventricular hematomas (n=1) were created in cadaver heads using a transvascular ...
Lim Hyun Kyong HK Department of Radiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 110-744, Korea. ; Department of Radiology, SMG-SNU Boramae Medical Center, Seoul 156-707, - - 2014
To investigate the interobserver reproducibility and diagnostic feasibility of a visual grading system for assessing atrophy of the supraspinatus muscle on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Three independent radiologists retrospectively evaluated the occupying ratio of the supraspinatus muscle in the supraspinatus fossa on 192 shoulder MRI examinations in 188 patients using ...
Suh Hee Jung HJ Cancer Prevention & Detection Center, National Cancer Center, Goyang 410-769, - - 2014
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast is used for various indications. Contrary to computed tomography as a staging tool, breast MRI focuses on the breast parenchyma and axilla. In spite of narrow field of view, many structures such as the anterior portion of the lungs, mediastinum, bony structures and ...
Schimmöller Lars L Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Dusseldorf, Medical Faculty, Moorenstr. 5, 40225, Dusseldorf, Germany, - - 2014
This study evaluated the accuracy of MR sequences [T2-, diffusion-weighted, and dynamic contrast-enhanced (T2WI, DWI, and DCE) imaging] at 3T, based on the European Society of Urogenital Radiology (ESUR) scoring system [Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS)] using MR-guided in-bore prostate biopsies as reference standard. In 235 consecutive patients ...
Tanaka Toshihiro T Department of Radiology, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, - - 2014
Hybrid CT/angiography (angio) system and C-arm cone-beam CT provide cross-sectional imaging as an adjunct to angiography. Current interventional oncologic procedures can be conducted precisely using these two technologies. In this article, several cases using a hybrid CT/angio system are shown first, and then the advantages and disadvantages of the hybrid ...
Arealis Georgios G Orthopedic Department, Queen's Hospital, Burton on Trent, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Distal radius fractures are very common upper limb injuries irrespective of the patient's age. The aim of our study is to evaluate the reliability of the three systems that are often used for their classification (AO - Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen/Association for the Study of Internal Fixation, Fernandez and Universal) and ...
van den Berg Rosaline R Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The - - 2014
Investigating changes in patient classification (ASAS (Assessment of SpondyloArthritis international Society) axSpA criteria) based on evaluation of images of the sacro-iliac joints (MRI-SI and X-SI) by local and central readers. The DESIR cohort included patients with inflammatory back pain (IBP; ≥3 months, but <3 years), suggestive of axSpA. Local radiologists/rheumatologists (local-reading) and ...
Bentley R T RT Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, - - 2014
The primary study objective was to determine whether clinical examination and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can underestimate canine gliomatosis cerebri (GC); we also investigated immunohistochemical features. Seven dogs with GC were studied; four recruited specifically because of minimal MRI changes. Neuroanatomic localization and the distribution of MRI, gross and sub-gross ...
Nowak J J From the Reference Center for Neuroradiology (J.N., C.S., F.B., M.W.-M.), University Hospital of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany; Department of Radiology, Pathology Research (C.S.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Radiology and Neuroradiology (F.B.), University of Witten/Herdecke, Cologne-Merheim Medical Center, Cologne, Germany; Department of Neuropathology (T.P.), Brain Tumor Reference Center, Bonn, Germany; and Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (C.F., K.v.H., S.R.), University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany. - - 2014
Ependymoblastoma is a malignant embryonal tumor that develops in early childhood and has a dismal prognosis. Categorized by the World Health Organization as a subgroup of CNS-primitive neuroectodermal tumor, ependymoblastoma is histologically defined by "ependymoblastic rosettes." Because it is so rare, little is known about specific MR imaging characteristics of ...
Ginsburg Shoshana B SB Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, - - 2014
To identify computer-extracted features for central gland and peripheral zone prostate cancer localization on multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Preoperative T2-weighted (T2w), diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI), and dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) MRI were acquired from 23 men with confirmed prostate cancer. Following radical prostatectomy, the cancer extent was delineated by a pathologist ...
Ho Chi Long CL Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Singapore General Hospital, 4 Outram Road, Singapore 169608. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of our study is to differentiate primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) from high-grade glioma (HGG) using perfusion-weighted imaging (PWI) and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS). We retrospectively reviewed 30 patients who underwent PWI and MRS at short and intermediate echo time (TE), and subsequently classified into PCNSL and ...
Riva Nilo N From the Neuropathology Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology (NR, LC, TD, GD, FC, GC, AQ) and Division of Neuroscience (NR, LC, DU, FB, FC, PP, UDC, GC, AQ), IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute; Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology, Department of Neuroscience, IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri (MP, GS, CB); Department of Neurorehabilitation Sciences, Casa Cura Policlinico (MC); and Vita e Salute San Raffaele University (GC), Milan, - - 2014
Growing evidence indicates that alterations within the peripheral nervous system (PNS) are involved at an early stage in the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) pathogenetic cascade. In this study, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), neurophysiologic analyses, and histologic analyses were used to monitor the extent of PNS damage in the hSOD-1 ALS ...
Kridis Wala Ben - - 2014
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is an acute central nervous system disorder characterized by reversible brain vasogenic edema. We report here a new case of a nine-year-old boy with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL) who developed PRES secondary to induction chemotherapy including dexamethasone (dexamethasone®), vincristine (oncovin®), daunorubicin (adriblastine®) and intrathecal ...
Cao Quanliang Q Wuhan National High Magnetic Field Center, State Key Laboratory of Advanced Electromagnetic Engineering and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1037 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430074, PR China. - - 2014
The use of a magnetic field for manipulating the motion of magnetic particles in microchannels has attracted increasing attention in microfluidic applications. Generation of a flexible and controllable magnetic field plays a crucial role in making better use of the particle manipulation technology. Recent advances in the development of magnet ...
Gao Jun - - 2014
Objectives: Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), we analyzed the efficacy of the posterior approach lumbar ISOBAR TTL internal fixation system for the dynamic fixation of intervertebral discs, with particular emphasis on its effects on degenerative intervertebral disc disease. We retrospectively compared the MRIs of 54 patients who had previously undergone ...
Li Shuning S a Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, - - 2014
Objective: To validate whether applying a well-defined initial three-dimensional (3D) load can create consistently expected tooth movement in patients. Materials and Methods: Twenty-one patients who needed bilateral canine retraction to close extraction space were selected for this split-mouth clinical trial. After initial alignment and leveling, two canines in each patient ...
Ren Ke - - 2014
Hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is a rare tumor of the central nervous system, most commonly found in the cranial cavity. HPCs in the spine are rare, and very few ofthem are primary osseous HPC. The aims of this study were to describe a rare case of primaryosseous HPC in the thoracic spine ...
Cristina Rossi A A Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bari, Bari, - - 2014
To analyze literature about the additional value of fetal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in assessing central nervous system (CNS) anomalies suspected by ultrasound. Search in PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane library, reference lists. Inclusion criteria: CNS anomalies suspected/diagnosed by ultrasound, MRI performed after ultrasound, postnatal examination with autopsy or postnatal assessment. MOOSE ...
Issa Kimona K Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement, Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, - - 2014
Patients referred to orthopedists for hip pain due to arthritis may already have MRI studies ordered by their referring physicians despite plain radiographs being sufficient in most cases. Hence, we prospectively evaluated every patient referred to our institution during a 36-month period to identify the number of new patients with ...
Yang Dal Mo - - 2014
We report the sonographic findings in a case of dropped omental fat post laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy with omentectomy for stomach cancer mistaken for malignant intraperitoneal seeding. Gray-scale sonography revealed an ovoid-shaped hyperechoic mass with central poorly defined hypoechoic portion in the right perihepatic space. Color Doppler sonography showed no blood ...
Wang Dong D Department of Orthopedics, Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong 250021, P.R. - - 2014
The aim of the present study was to establish a novel animal model of osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) using a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided argon-helium cryotherapy system. A total of 48 rabbits were used to generate the ONFH models. In group I, the left femoral head of the ...
Katafigiotis Ioannis I Resident in Urology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens. - - 2014
Spontaneous perforation of the collecting system constitutes a rare entity masked by the presentation of a typical renal colic. However, it should not be forgotten when managing patients with colic, since missed diagnoses may carry significant morbidity. We herein present a series of spontaneous perforation of the collecting system without ...
Saba Luca L 1 Department of Radiology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria (A.O.U.), di Cagliari - Polo di Monserrato s.s. 554 Monserrato (Cagliari) 09045, Italy ; 2 Departments of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 (Rome), Italy ; 3 Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA ; 4 Fellow AIMBE, CTO, AtheroPoint LLC, Roseville, CA, USA ; 5 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Idaho State University (Aff.), ID, USA ; 6 Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA ; 7 Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale dell' Università, 30, 00185 Rome, - - 2014
Ischemic stroke currently represents one of the leading causes of severe disability and mortality in the Western World. Until now, angiography was the most used imaging technique for the detection of the extra-cranial and intracranial vessel pathology. Currently, however, non-invasive imaging tool like ultrasound (US), magnetic resonance (MR) and computed ...
Kim Jeonghee J GT Bionics Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, - - 2014
The Tongue Drive System (TDS) is a minimally invasive, wireless, and wearable assistive technology (AT) that enables people with severe disabilities to control their environments using tongue motion. TDS translates specific tongue gestures into commands by sensing the magnetic field created by a small magnetic tracer applied to the user's ...
Meyer Mathias M From the Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (M.M., H.H., S.S., S.O.S., T.H.) and 1st Department of Medicine (R.L., M.B.), University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim-Heidelberg University, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany; Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC (U.J.S.); Center for Medical Imaging-North East Netherlands, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands (R.V.); and Imaging and Therapy Division, Siemens Healthcare, Forchheim, Germany (C.L., - - 2014
Purpose To prospectively evaluate radiation and contrast medium requirements for performing high-pitch coronary computed tomographic (CT) angiography at 70 kV using a third-generation dual-source CT system in comparison to a second-generation dual-source CT system. Materials and Methods All patients gave informed consent for this institutional review board-approved study. Forty-five patients ...
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