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Leong Eunice Sok Ping ES Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), 3 Research Link, Singapore 117602, Singapore. leonge@imre.a-star.edu.sg - - 2014
We report significantly enhanced magnetic resonance by fluid infiltration in a free-standing metamaterial that consists of metal-dielectric-metal films on an ultrathin Si3N4 membrane patterned with etched through nanohole arrays. When different fluids are drop-casted on the structure, the magnetic resonance has high sensitivities of 282 nm per RIU in peak ...
Luby Marie M From the Section on Stroke Diagnostics and Therapeutics, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD (M.L., S.J.W., Z.N., J.G.M.); Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, Seton/University of Texas Southwestern, Austin (S.J.W.); and Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, Bethesda, MD (Z.N., J.G.M.). - - 2014
We hypothesize that reversal in diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) volume at 24 hours predicts favorable clinical outcome only if accompanied by immediate reperfusion. Our aim was to quantify the immediate DWI and mean transit time changes at 2 and 24 hours after intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator to evaluate the effect of ...
Güldner M M Institute of Physics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, - - 2014
MRI of lung airspaces using gases with MR-active nuclei ((3) He, (129) Xe, and (19) F) is an important area of research in pulmonary imaging. The volume-controlled administration of gas mixtures is important for obtaining quantitative information from MR images. State-of-the-art gas administration using plastic bags (PBs) does not allow ...
Ohno Yoshiharu Y From the Advanced Biomedical Imaging Research Center (Y.O., M.N., T.Y., S.M.), Division of Functional and Diagnostic Imaging Research, Department of Radiology (Y.O., M.N., T.Y., S.M.), and Division of Radiology, Department of Radiology (H.K., S.S., M.T., K.S.), Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7-5-2 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, 650-0017, Kobe, Japan; and Toshiba Medical Systems, Otawara, Japan - - 2014
Purpose To prospectively compare the capabilities of dynamic perfusion area-detector computed tomography (CT), dynamic magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, and positron emission tomography (PET) combined with CT (PET/CT) with use of fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) for the diagnosis of solitary pulmonary nodules. Materials and Methods The institutional review board approved this ...
Meng Ya-Jing YJ Mental Health Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, PR China; State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, Psychiatric Laboratory, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, PR - - 2014
Recent emerging functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies have identified many brain regions in which gambling cues or rewards elicit activation and may shed light upon the ongoing disputes regarding the diagnostic and neuroscientific issues of gambling disorder (GD). However, no studies to date have systemically reviewed fMRI studies of ...
Krauspe Barbara Maria BM Institute of Neuroanatomy, Faculty of Medicine, RWTH Aachen University, Wendlingweg 2, 52074, Aachen, - - 2014
Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS) is a quantitative MR imaging technique often used to complement conventional MR imaging with specific metabolic information. A key metabolite is the amino acid derivative N-Acetylaspartate (NAA) which is an accepted marker to measure the extent of neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. NAA is ...
Zhang Yan Y School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 62 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637459. - - 2014
The current work reports a type of "smart" lanthanide-based theranostic nanoprobe, NaDyF4:Yb(3+)/NaGdF4:Yb(3+),Er(3+), which is able to circumvent the up-converting poisoning effect of Dy(3+) ions to give efficient near infrared (980 nm) triggered up-conversion fluorescence, and offers not only excellent dark T2-weighted MR contrast but also tunable bright and T1-weighted MR ...
Fiorella David D Department of Neurological Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, - - 2014
The Apollo system is a low profile irrigation-aspiration system which can be used for the evacuation of intracranial hemorrhage. We demonstrate the feasibility of using Apollo to evacuate intracranial hemorrhage in a series of three patients with combined neuronavigation, neuroendoscopy, and cone beam CT (CB-CT). Access to the hematoma was ...
Li Guang G Department of Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York - - 2014
To assess and account for the impact of respiratory motion on the variability of activity and volume determination of liver tumor in positron emission tomography (PET) through a comparison between free-breathing (FB) and respiration-suspended (RS) PET images. As part of a PET/computed tomography (CT) guided percutaneous liver ablation procedure performed ...
Taqueti Viviany R VR Heart and Vascular Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Division, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
-Studies have shown the feasibility of imaging plaques with 2-Deoxy-2-[(18)F]fluoroglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) and dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) with inconsistent results. We sought to investigate the relationship between markers of inflammatory activation, plaque microvascularization and vessel wall permeability in subjects with carotid plaques using a multi-modality approach ...
Shulman Robert G RG Magnetic Resonance Research Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, - - 2014
Functional neuroimaging measures quantitative changes in neurophysiological parameters coupled to neuronal activity during observable behavior. These results have usually been interpreted by assuming that mental causation of behavior arises from the simultaneous actions of distinct psychological mechanisms or modules. However, reproducible localization of these modules in the brain using functional ...
Gomez-Sanchez Elise E Departments of Medicine, Pharmacology & Toxicology & Neurobiology & Anatomical Science University of Mississippi Medical Center & G.V.(Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216. Electronic address: - - 2014
Mineralocorticoid receptors (MR) mediate diverse functions supporting osmotic and hemodynamic homeostasis, response to injury and inflammation, and neuronal changes required for learning and memory. Inappropriate MR activation in kidneys, heart, vessels, and brain hemodynamic control centers results in cardiovascular and renal pathology and hypertension. MR binds aldosterone, cortisol and corticosterone ...
Fisher R S RS Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, - - 2014
Some patients receiving VNS Therapy report benefit from manually activating the generator with a handheld magnet at the time of a seizure. A review of 20 studies comprising 859 subjects identified patients who reported on-demand magnet mode stimulation to be beneficial. Benefit was reported in a weighted average of 45% ...
Gerlach Nicolaas Lucius NL Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; 3D Facial Imaging Research Group - - 2014
We aimed to investigate the effectiveness of software for automatically tracing the mandibular canal on data from cone-beam computed tomography (CT). After the data had been collected from one dentate and one edentate fresh cadaver head, both a trained Active Shape Model (ASM) and an Active Appearance Model (AAM) were ...
Liu Bin B From the *Department of Nuclear Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China; and †Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, - - 2014
A 21-year-old woman with history of presacral ganglioneuroblastoma underwent I-MIBG scan for restaging. Planar images revealed increased MIBG activity in the upper pelvis, suggestive of disease recurrence. Complementary SPECT/CT images, however, localized the activity to the uterine cervix. Upon further questioning, it has been established that the patient was menstruating. ...
McDonagh Cara C Rheumatology Department, Tallaght Hospital, Department of Clinical Medicine, Trinity College Dublin and Neurophysiology Department, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.Rheumatology Department, Tallaght Hospital, Department of Clinical Medicine, Trinity College Dublin and Neurophysiology Department, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. - - 2014
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common entrapment neuropathy, affecting 9% of women, and it is responsible for significant morbidity and occupational absence. Clinical assessment is used for initial diagnosis and nerve conduction (NC) studies are currently the principal test used to confirm the diagnosis. Sensitivity of NC studies ...
Abhinav Kumar K Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Diffusion MRI enabled in vivo microstructural imaging of the fiber tracts in the brain resulting in its application in a wide range of settings, including in neurological and neurosurgical disorders. Conventional approaches such as diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) have been shown to have limited applications due to the crossing fiber ...
Pedersen Jens K - - 2014
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the accuracy of two approaches using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or combined ultrasonography (US) and anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody (ACPA) for diagnosis and classification of individuals with established rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In 53 individuals from a population-based, cross-sectional study, historic fulfilment ...
Feldstein Ewing Sarah W SW University of New Mexico, Department of Psychiatry, 1 University of New Mexico, MSC09 5030, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Motivational interviewing (MI) is a promising treatment for heavy drinking. Client change talk (CT), a critical component of MI, has been associated with differential brain activation. The goal of this study was to begin to deconstruct how and why CT may affect the brain. Specifically, we sought to determine whether ...
Ghazizadeh Shabnam S Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code: L340, Portland, OR - - 2014
Many musculoskeletal abnormalities in the pelvis are first seen by body imagers while reviewing pelvic cross-sectional studies, and some of these abnormalities may mimic malignancy or another aggressive process. This paper describes nine musculoskeletal pseudotumors and interpretative pitfalls that may be seen at CT, MRI, and ultrasound imaging of the ...
Freeny Patrick C PC From the Department of Radiology (P.C.F.) and Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology (M.D.S.), University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA - - 2014
The frequency of detection of cystic pancreatic lesions with cross-sectional imaging, particularly with multidetector computed tomography, magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, and MR cholangiopancreatography, is increasing, and many of these cystic pancreatic lesions are being detected incidentally in asymptomatic patients. Because there is considerable overlap in the cross-sectional imaging findings of ...
Prasad Sashank - - 2014
Neuroimaging studies are a valuable diagnostic tool in the evaluation of a patient with neuro-ophthalmic disease. This review provides an approach to selecting an appropriate imaging study and interpreting the results. MRI and CT are the imaging studies most commonly employed in neuro-ophthalmology. Each modality has unique strengths that make ...
Breen Micheal M Department of Radiology, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, - - 2014
The term functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID) describes various aggregations of chronic gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms not explained by identifiable organic pathology; accordingly, their diagnosis rests on symptom-based criteria and a process of exclusion. Evidence is lacking on the appropriate use of abdominal imaging studies (AIS) in FGIDs. We investigated the utilisation ...
Virmani Vivek V Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Ottawa Hospital, General campus, University of Ottawa, 501 Smyth road, Ottawa, ON, K1S8L6, - - 2014
Although rectal cancer is by far and large the most common pathology involving the rectum that needs imaging, there are many other important but less common pathological conditions affecting anorectal region. The objective of this pictorial review is to discuss the cross-sectional imaging features of less common anorectal and perirectal ...
Kang Kyung Wook KW Department of Neurology, Cerebrovascular Center, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, South Korea; Department of Neurology, Aerospace Medical Center, Republic of Korea Air Force, Choongbuk, South - - 2014
Previous studies have reported higher incidence of white matter lesions (WMLs) in military pilots. The anti-gravity straining maneuver, which fighter military pilots perform numerously during a flight is identical to the valsalva maneuver. We sought to investigate the prevalence of right-to-left shunt (RLS) associated with WMLs in military pilots. A ...
Stomp Wouter W From the Department of Radiology, and the Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands. This research was performed within the framework of CTMM, the Center for Translational Molecular Medicine (www.ctmm.nl), and the Dutch Arthritis Foundation, project TRACER (grant 04I-202). The research has also been funded by The European Community Seventh Framework Program FP7 Health-F2-2008-223404 (Masterswitch), as well as by a European grant from the Innovative medicine Initiative: BTCURE. This work of A. van der Helm-van Mil is supported by a Vidi-grant of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research. The work of A. Krabben is supported by a grant of the Dutch Arthritis Foundation. W. Stomp, Researcher, MD, Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center; A. Krabben, Researcher, MD; D. van der Heijde, Professor of Rheumatology, MD, PhD; T.W.J. Huizinga, Professor of Rheumatology, MD, PhD, Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center; J.L. Bloem, Professor of Radiology, MD, PhD, Department of Radiology; A.H.M. van der Helm-van Mil, Rheumatologist, MD, PhD, Department of Rheumatology; M. Reijnierse, Radiologist, MD, PhD, Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center. Address correspondence to Dr. W. Stomp, Department of Radiology, C2-S, Leiden University Medical Center; P.O. Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands. E-mail: w.stomp@lumc.nl. Accepted for publication April 3, - - 2014
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is increasingly used in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) research. A European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) task force recently suggested that MRI can improve the certainty of RA diagnosis. Because this recommendation may reflect a tendency to use MRI in daily practice, thorough studies on the value of ...
Ross Peter P aBirkbeck School of Management, University of London, London bMount Vernon Hospital, Northwood cNHS South West Commissioning Group dNorth of England Specialised Commissioning Group, Humber Office, Yorkshire, - - 2014
The NHS National PET-CT Audit Programme was launched in 2008 as part of a national NHS programme to widen patient access to PET-computed tomography (CT) imaging in England. However, to implement clinical audit effectively, healthcare professionals need to be fully engaged with the process. The purpose of the pilot study ...
Koos Bernd B From the Department of Orthodontics, and the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany; Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Division of Rheumatology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; University Medical Center, Children's Hospital, Rostock; Pediatric Rheumatology Research Institute (PRI), Bad Bramstedt, Germany. B. Koos, DMD, Department of Orthodontics, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein; M. Twilt, MD, PhD, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Division of Rheumatology; U. Kyank, MD, University Medical Center, Children's Hospital; H. Fischer-Brandies, DMD, PhD, Department of Orthodontics, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein; V. Gassling, MD, DMD, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein; N. Tzaribachev, MD, PRI. Address correspondence to Dr. B. Koos, University Medical Center of Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Department of Orthodontics, Arnold-Heller-Strasse 3, Haus 26, Kiel 24105, Germany. E-mail: koos-b@kfo-zmk.uni-kiel.de Accepted for publication April 3, - - 2014
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) arthritis, commonly considered oligoarthritic/asymptomatic, occurs frequently in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), and gadoliniumenhanced magnetic resonance imaging (Gd-MRI) has proved to be a sensitive diagnostic tool in this context. We compared the reliability of clinical examinations to Gd-MRI results in diagnosing the condition. Patients with JIA ...
Singhal Tarun T Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, - - 2014
Several positron emission tomography (PET) radiopharmaceuticals beyond fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) have been used to study the physiology and pathophysiology in neurosciences. This article provides a broad overview of some of the commonly studied radiopharmaceuticals for PET imaging in selected neurologic conditions, particularly attempting to study their clinical relevance. Future studies on ...
Kulkarni Kirankumar N KN Department of Radiology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2014
We report the clinical details and imaging findings of a case of transient angioedema of the small bowel following intravenous administration of non-ionic iodinated contrast material in a 17 year old female with no predisposing risk factors. Findings included long segment, symmetric, circumferential, low-density, bowel wall thickening involving the duodenum, ...
Chen Yingming Amy - - 2014
The authors report a case series describing four patients who developed small bowel obstruction following the use of psyllium seed husk as an oral contrast agent for computed tomography or magnetic resonance enterography. Radiologists who oversee computed tomography and magnetic resonance enterography should be aware of this potential complication when ...
Stomp Wouter W Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, P.O. Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands, - - 2014
To determine whether T1 post-gadolinium chelate images (T1Gd) can replace T2-weighted images (T2) for evaluating bone marrow oedema (BME), thereby allowing a shorter magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) protocol in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In 179 early arthritis patients and 43 advanced RA patients, wrist and metacarpophalangeal joints were examined on a ...
Menke Ricarda A L RA 1 Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance of the Brain, University of Oxford, UK2 Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, - - 2014
Diagnosis, stratification and monitoring of disease progression in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis currently rely on clinical history and examination. The phenotypic heterogeneity of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, including extramotor cognitive impairments is now well recognized. Candidate biomarkers have shown variable sensitivity and specificity, and studies have been mainly undertaken only cross-sectionally. Sixty ...
Hong Seok-Jun SJ From the NeuroImaging of Epilepsy Laboratory, Department of Neurology and McConnell Brain Imaging Center, McGill University, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, - - 2014
To detect automatically focal cortical dysplasia (FCD) type II in patients with extratemporal epilepsy initially diagnosed as MRI-negative on routine inspection of 1.5 and 3.0T scans.METHODS: We implemented an automated classifier relying on surface-based features of FCD morphology and intensity, taking advantage of their covariance. The method was tested on ...
Yamada Kentaro K Departments of *Orthopaedic Surgery †Rheumatology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, - - 2014
A cross-sectional study. This study was aimed to quantify the extent of lumbar endplate and facet joint erosion in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using magnetic resonance imaging, to calculate the prevalence of erosion, and sought correlated factors. Few studies have examined the lumbar spine in RA, especially the relationship ...
Xiao Hua H Department of Rheumatology, The Chenzhou First People's Hospital, Changsha, - - 2014
To investigate the value of ultrasonography (US) for diagnosing synovitis associated with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Bilateral metacarpophalangeal (MCP), proximal interphalangeal (PIP) II-V and wrist joints of 46 RA patients and 35 healthy controls were evaluated by quantitative and semiquantitative US. Wrists on more severely affected sides of 20 of the ...
Mohajerani Pouyan P From the Institute for Biological and Medical Imaging, Technische Universität München and Helmholtz Zentrum München, Ingolstädter Landstrasse 1, Neuherberg 85764, Germany (P.M., M.K., V.N.); and Department of Rheumatology (K.T.), Institute for Medical Statistics and Epidemiology (B.H.), and Department of Radiology (E.J.R., R.M.), Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Munich, - - 2014
Purpose To propose and evaluate indocyanine green (ICG)-enhanced tomographic optical imaging for detection and characterization of synovitis in affected finger joints of patients with rheumatoid arthritis and differentiation from healthy joints in comparison to 3-T magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. Materials and Methods This prospective pilot study was approved by the ...
Choi Young-Yuhn YY Department of Dental Hygiene, College of Suwoon Science, 288 Seja-ro, Jeongnam-myun, Hwaseong, Gyunggi-do, - - 2014
The knowledge of the variation in the mandibular foramen and canal is clinically significant in surgical procedures of the mandible. This study aims to evaluate the anatomical characteristics of double mandibular foramen leading to the accessory canal on the mandibular ramus using cone beam CT. The sagittal, cross-sectional, and three-dimensional ...
Nakazawa Hisato H Department of Radiological Sciences, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Aichi, - - 2014
The latest version of Leksell GammaPlan (LGP) is equipped with Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine (DICOM) image-processing functions including image co-registration. Diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) taken prior to Gamma Knife treatment is available for virtual treatment pre-planning. On the treatment day, actual dose planning is completed on stereotactic ...
Chavez Miguel A - - 2014
Guidelines do not currently recommend the use of lung ultrasound (LUS) as an alternative to chest X-ray (CXR) or chest computerized tomography (CT) scan for the diagnosis of pneumonia. We conducted a meta-analysis to summarize existing evidence of the diagnostic accuracy of LUS for pneumonia in adults. We conducted a ...
Tirkes Temel T Department of Radiology and Clinical Sciences, Indiana University School of Medicine, 550 N. University Blvd, UH0279, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, USA, - - 2014
Pancreatic cysts are increasingly being identified by cross-sectional imaging studies. Pancreatic cystic lesions comprise a spectrum of underlying pathologies ranging from benign and pre-malignant lesions to frank malignancies. Magnetic resonance imaging with cholangiopancreatography is a non-invasive imaging modality used for the characterization of cystic pancreatic lesions. This article will review ...
van Steenbergen Hanna W HW Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The - - 2014
The phase of arthralgia is the earliest moment to clinically recognize patients who may develop Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Previous imaging studies in the arthralgia phase have shown that inflammation precedes RA development. It is unknown which symptoms/characteristics relate to subclinical joint inflammation as measured by MRI. Among all patients with ...
Masi Alfonse T - - 2014
Ankylosing spondylitis and axial spondyloarthropathy have characteristic age- and sex-specific onset patterns, typical entheseal lesions, and marked heritability, but the integrative mechanisms causing the pathophysiological and structural alterations remain largely undefined. Myofascial tissues are integrated in the body into webs and networks which permit transmission of passive and active tensional ...
Chougule Manisha S MS Faculty, Department of Anatomy, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital , Dharwad, Karnataka, India - - 2014
Sphenoid sinus has got importance due to trans-sphenoid approach to the pituitary gland. This study is an attempt to know the variations in North Karnataka population, through cadaveric dissection and CT scan study. We want to study variations in sphenoid sinus and its percentage in North Karnataka population. Endoscopic examination ...
Kataoka Hiroshi H Department of Neurology, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Nara, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
The 2010 revisions to the McDonald criteria for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) were recently published. One objective of the revision was to simplify the MRI criteria. The MRI criteria do not specify magnetic field strength. We studied whether there was any difference in diagnosis between brain 3.0-T and ...
Lapa Constantin C From the *Department of Nuclear Medicine, and †Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, Würzburg, - - 2014
A 79-year-old woman presented with abdominal pain. Ultrasound revealed an intra-abdominal mass in the left renal region. Comprehensive endocrine workup was unremarkable. The patient was referred for further diagnostic workup. FDG PET/CT revealed a hypermetabolic mass in the left adrenal region. In addition, pathologically increased tracer uptake of 2 renal ...
Takazawa Makoto M Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University , Chiba , - - 2014
Objectives. To document the reliability of Abe's classification and to clarify the predictive factors for acetabular labral lesions in osteoarthritis of the hip with radial magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. Methods. Reliability trial for the classification of acetabular labral lesion was performed by six orthopedic surgeons, grading 20 radial MR images ...
Leiber L M LM Radiology Department, centre hospitalier universitaire d'Angers, 4, rue Larrey, 49100 Angers, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pelvic venous insufficiency is a frequent pathology in multiparous women. Diagnosis can be made by chance or suspected in the case of symptoms suggesting pelvic congestion syndrome or atypical lower limb varicosity fed by pelvic leaks. After ultrasound confirmation, dynamic venography is the reference pretherapeutic imaging technique, searching for pelvic ...
Mirsadraee Saeed S Clinical Research Imaging Centre, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, - - 2014
Cardiovascular computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are being increasingly performed, and both cardiologists and radiologists may take part in reporting. There is debate over the need for dual reporting or the assessment of noncardiac findings. This review highlights the prevalence and significance of noncardiac findings in such investigations and ...
Carr Alaina - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to compare and define the normal cross-sectional gross and computed tomographic (CT) anatomy for a species of boney fish to better gain insight into the use of advanced diagnostic imaging for future clinical cases. The pacu (Colossoma macropomum) was used because of its widespread ...
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