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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Chougule Manisha S MS Faculty, Department of Anatomy, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital , Dharwad, Karnataka, India - - 2014
Introduction: 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. Objective: We want to study variations in sphenoid sinus and its percentage in North Karnataka population. ...
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 ...
Shin Seung-Heon SH Department of Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, Catholic University of Daegu, Daegu, South - - 2014
Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP) has various histological patterns and the immunologic characteristics differ between eastern and western patients. This study assessed the histological pattern of Korean NPs and determined whether Korean NP patterns have become westernized. Three hundred forty-nine CRSwNP patients were enrolled in this study in 2001 ...
Davis Weston - - 2014
Lateral digital flexor tendonitis is a rarely reported cause of hind limb lameness in performance horses. The purpose of this retrospective study was to describe clinical and diagnostic imaging findings for a group of horses with lateral digital flexor tendinitis within the tarsal sheath. Equine cases with a diagnosis of ...
Lien Chia-Yi CY Department of Neurology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital-Kaohsiung Medical Center and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, - - 2014
Abstract Purpose: Spinal dural arterio-venous fistula (SDAVF) is an uncommon and easily misdiagnosed vascular malformation. We aimed to report the diagnosis and management of a case with SDAVF. Case Report: A 62-year-old man suffered from acute paraparesis about 15 months before this study. He underwent a neurosurgical procedure for herniated ...
Akatsuka Jun J Departments of Urology, Nippon Medical School, 1-1-5 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8603, - - 2014
Neither computed tomography (CT) nor intravenous pyelography (IVP) alone can diagnose tumors of renal pelvic diverticula, but magnetic resonance urography (MRU) can obtain accurate preoperative information.
Hu Zhongjie Z Department of Neurology, Xuan Wu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, 100053, - - 2014
Amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) is a prodromal stage of Alzheimer's disease (AD), and 75%-80% of aMCI patients finally develop AD. So, early identification of patients with aMCI or AD is of great significance for prevention and intervention. According to cross-sectional studies, it is known that the hippocampus, posterior cingulate ...
Yang Haixia H 1Department of Radiology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University , Changsha, Hunan, 410008 , - - 2014
Abstract Purpose: Many studies have demonstrated the degeneration of pontine transverse and longitudinal tracts in multiple system atrophy (MSA). One purpose of this study was to assess whether diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) can show microstructural abnormalities in these tracts in patients with MSA cerebellar type (MSA-C ). Another purpose was ...
Cui Ruixue R From the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, People's Republic of - - 2014
Crossed cerebellar hypometabolism on F-FDG PET has been well described. However, crossed cerebellar hypermetabolism is rare. We described a case of crossed cerebellar hypermetabolism in a middle-aged woman. The patient underwent FDG PET to assess epileptogenic focus during her subclinical seizure episode, which was shown on video electroencephalography. The crossed ...
Nadel Helen R HR Pediatric Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine Physician, Division of Nuclear Medicine Department of Radiology, British Columbia Children's Hospital, University of British Columbia, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6H3V4, - - 2014
Hybrid SPECT/CT imaging is becoming the standard of care in pediatric imaging. Indications are mainly for oncologic imaging including mIBG scintigraphy for neuroblastoma and I-123 post surgical imaging of children with thyroid carcinoma, bone scintigraphy for back pain, children referred from sports medicine and neurodevelopmentally delayed children presenting with pain ...
Figueroa Victor H VH Department of Pediatric Urology, The Hospital for Sick Children and University Of Toronto, Toronto, - - 2014
Conventional imaging modalities are limited in the assessment of complex lower urinary tract anomalies including ectopic insertion of ureters. MR urography can be useful in these situations. To share our experience with MR urography in assessing lower urinary tract anomalies and to determine its accuracy in depicting ectopic ureters. We ...
Tan York Kiat YK Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore. - - 2014
Over the past decade there have been significant advances in the field of musculoskeletal imaging, especially in the application of ultrasound (US) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to the management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Both modalities offer significant advantages over the previous standards of clinical examination and radiography, and allow ...
Li Chunjie C Attending Physician and Lecturer, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu, - - 2014
To detect the diagnostic efficacy of computed tomography (CT) in distinguishing mandibular invasion caused by head and neck cancer and to compare the accuracy of contrast-enhanced and plain CT in the diagnosis. Studies designed as cohort studies that detected the diagnostic efficacy of CT on mandibular invasion (including bone cortex ...
Alonso-Farré J M JM Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM), University of Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193, Aveiro, Portugal; Parc Zoològic de Barcelona, Parc de la Ciutadella s/n, 08003, Barcelona, - - 2014
Computed tomography (CT) and low-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) were used to scan seven by-caught dolphin cadavers, belonging to two species: four common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) and three striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba). CT and MRI were obtained with the animals in ventral recumbency. After the imaging procedures, six dolphins were ...
Li Xubin X Department of Radiology, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, National Clinical Reseaech Center for Cancer, Tianjin, Key Laboratory of Cancer Prevention and Therapy, Tianjin 300060, China. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the diagnostic performance of three-dimensional (3D) MR maximum intensity projection (MIP) in the assessment of synovitis of the hand and wrist in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared to 3D contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (CE-MRI). Twenty-five patients with RA underwent MR examinations. 3D MR MIP images were derived from the ...
Doria Andrea S AS Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave., Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G1X8, - - 2014
Recent advances in hemophilia prophylaxis have raised the need for accurate noninvasive methods for assessment of early cartilage damage in maturing joints to guide initiation of prophylaxis. Such methods can either be semiquantitative or quantitative. Whereas semiquantitative scores are less time-consuming to be performed than quantitative methods, they are prone ...
Conaghan Philip G PG University of Leeds & NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds, - - 2014
To examine the imaging-detected mechanism of reduction of structural joint damage progression by tocilizumab (TCZ) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using MRI. In a substudy of a randomised, double-blind, phase 3b study (ACT-RAY) of biologic-naïve patients with RA who were methotrexate (MTX)-inadequate responders, 63 patients were randomised to continue ...
Ohashi Kenjirou K Department of Radiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, - - 2014
Use of three-dimensional (3D) color volume-rendered (VR) images has been reported to be more time-efficient compared to that of cross-sectional computed tomography (CT) images for the diagnosis of peroneal tendon dislocation. However, the diagnostic performance of this technique has not been studied. To test diagnostic accuracy of 3D color VR ...
Goni Vijay G VG Department of Orthopaedics, PostGraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, - - 2014
Cross-sectional study. The aim of the study was to determine relationship between the degrees of radiologically demonstrated anatomical lumbar canal stenosis using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and its correlation with the patient's disability level, using the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI). The relationship between the imaging studies and clinical symptoms has ...
Kampschulte Marian M Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Giessen, Klinikstrasse 33, 35385, Giessen, Germany, - - 2014
Plaque progression in atherosclerosis is closely connected to angiogenesis due to vasa vasorum (VV) growth. Objective of this study was to determine the unknown long-term effect of thalidomide on adventitial VV neovascularization and plaque progression using nano-focussed computed tomography (nano-CT). Proliferation and migration assays in human coronary artery endothelial cells ...
Maclean Edd N EN Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging, NIHR Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit at Barts, William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London, London, - - 2014
Diagnostic accuracy studies determine the clinical value of non-invasive cardiac imaging tests. The 'STAndards for the Reporting of Diagnostic accuracy studies' (STARD) were published in 2003 to improve the quality of study reporting. We aimed to assess the reporting quality of cardiac computed tomography (CCT), single positron emission computed tomography ...
Mediouni Zakia Z From the Inserm (Ms Mediouni and Dr Descatha), Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, "Population-Based Epidemiological Cohorts" Research Platform, Villejuif, France; Université Versailles St-Quentin (Ms Mediouni and Dr Descatha), Versailles, France; AP-HP (Ms Mediouni, Ms de Roquemaurel, Ms Garrabe, and Dr Descatha), Occupational Health Unit/EMS (Samu92), University Hospital of West Suburb of Paris, Garches, France; Plastic and Hand Department (Ms Dumontier), Nice University, Hôpital St Roch, Nice, France; Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris (Mr Becour), Hôtel-Dieu University Hospital, Forensic Unit, Paris, France; and LUNAM Université (Mr Roquelaure), Université d'Angers, Laboratoire d'ergonomie et d'épidémiologie en santé au travail, Angers, - - 2014
A meta-analysis on epidemiological studies was undertaken to assess association between carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and computer work. Four databases (PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, and Base de Donnees de Sante Publique) were searched with cross-references from published reviews. We included recent studies, original epidemiological studies for which the association ...
Alsafy Mohamed A M MA Anatomy Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Alexandria, - - 2014
The current study aimed to document by computed tomography (CT) the anatomical structures of the one-Humped camel head relative to their adaptability to living environments. Seven adult one-Humped camels' heads were used in this study. The structures of the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, orbit, and cranium were investigated ...
Hanneman Kate K Department of Medical Imaging, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, - - 2014
The diagnosis of pericardial constriction remains challenging. We sought to evaluate the predictive value of cardiovascular CT-based measurements of inferior vena cava (IVC) parameters in the diagnosis of pericardial constriction. Forty-two consecutive patients referred for assessment of pericardial constriction by 64-slice CT were evaluated. The diagnosis of pericardial constriction was ...
Kang Suzie Hyeona SH Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências Pneumológicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, - - 2014
Almost all cystic fibrosis (CF) patients reveal upper airway involvement in computed tomography (CT) scans. Sinonasal pathology has become a challenging issue because there are few studies to guide appropriate management. The objective of this study was to provide information about paranasal sinus CT manifestations in CF patients, mainly in ...
Barron M R MR Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, - - 2014
Main pancreatic duct (MPD) involvement is a well-demonstrated risk factor for malignancy in intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN). Preoperative radiographic determination of IPMN type is heavily relied upon in oncologic risk stratification. We hypothesized that radiographic assessment of MPD involvement in IPMN is an accurate predictor of pathological MPD involvement. ...
Li Xubin X Department of Radiology, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, National Clinical Research Center for Cancer, Tianjin 300060, China; Key Laboratory of Cancer Prevention and Therapy, Tianjin 300060, China. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the feasibility of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) in detecting synovitis of wrist and hand in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and evaluate its sensitivity, specificity and accuracy as compared to T2-weighted imaging (T2WI) with short tau inversion recovery (STIR) with the reference standard ...
Komlosi Peter P Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Virginia, PO Box 800170, Charlottesville, VA, 22908-0170, - - 2014
Adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction (ASIR) can decrease image noise, thereby generating CT images of comparable diagnostic quality with less radiation. The purpose of this study is to quantify the effect of systematic use of ASIR versus filtered back projection (FBP) for neuroradiology CT protocols on patients' radiation dose and image ...
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