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Tsai S-C - - 2014
Oral hydration with large volume of fluid, high dose of diuretics and maximum bladder distension are frequently required to achieve an adequate urinary FDG clearance in an FDG PET/CT protocol for bladder cancer or pelvic tumour evaluation. Although most patients tolerated these procedures for eliminating urinary FDG activity, these procedures ...
Rifkin Lana M LM Department of Ophthalmology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine , Chicago, Illinois , - - 2014
Abstract Purpose: To present a case of tubercular serpiginous-like choroiditis (SLC) with previously unreported choroidal findings on enhanced depth imaging OCT (EDI-OCT). Design: Case report. Methods: A 60-year-old female presented with decreased vision. Serpiginous choroidopathy was diagnosed. Laboratory workup revealed an infectious etiology. EDI-OCT revealed previously unreported choroidal findings. Results: ...
Lelkes Peter Istvan PI Temple University, Bioengineering , 1947 N 12th Street , ENGR 811 , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19122 , 215-204-3307 ; - - 2014
Our long term goal is to develop smart biomaterials that can facilitate regeneration of critical-size craniofacial lesions. In this study, we tested the hypothesis that biomimetic scaffolds electrospun from chitosan (CTS) will promote tissue repair and regeneration in a critical size calvarial defect To test this hypothesis, we first compared ...
Young Morag M M Young, Cardiovascular Endocrinology, MIMR-PHI Research Institute, Clayton, Australia - - 2014
The clinical impact of cardiovascular disease cannot be underestimated. Equally, the importance of cost effective management of cardiac failure is a pressing issue in the face of ageing populations and increasing incidence of metabolic disorders worldwide. Targeting the mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) offers one approach for the treatment of heart failure ...
Emami Hamed H aCardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Imaging and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School bDivision of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, - - 2014
Noninvasive imaging of atherosclerotic plaques has substantially advanced over the past decade such that currently available imaging techniques allow for characterization of high-risk morphological features of the plaques and quantification of the biological activity within the atherosclerotic milieu. Vascular PET/CT imaging provides insights into the biological activity of atherosclerotic plaques ...
Treitl Karla M KM Institute for Clinical Radiology, Hospitals of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Pettenkoferstr. 8a, D-80336, Munich, Germany, - - 2014
Our aim was to develop an aortic stent graft phantom to simulate endoleak treatment and to find a tantalum content (TC) of ethylene-vinyl-alcohol-copolymer that causes fewer computed tomography (CT) beam hardening artefacts, but still allows for fluoroscopic visualization. Ethylene-vinyl-alcohol-copolymer specimens of different TC (10-50 %, and 100 %) were injected in an ...
Santhosh Sampath S Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160 012, India, - - 2014
Positron emission tomography (PET) has been used for the characterization of pancreatic and periampullary lesions. Pancreatitis-associated inflammation affecting only a portion of the pancreas gives the appearance of a mass lesion on imaging. Consequently, the differential diagnosis between cancer and pancreatitis becomes a commonly encountered problem. Traditionally, PET was interpreted ...
Kim Sae Hoon SH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea, - - 2014
To evaluate the effectiveness of external rotation and active supination CT arthrography in postoperative evaluation by comparing it with neutral CT arthrography and analyzing its agreement with postoperative clinical results after the repair of type II superior labral anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesions. A total of 25 patients who had ...
Yue Xuyi - - 2014
Matrix metalloproteases (MMPs) have been found to be highly expressed in a variety of malignant tumor tissues. Non-invasive visualization of MMP activity may play an important role in the diagnosis of MMP associated diseases. Here we report the design and synthesis of a set of fluorine-19 dendron-based magnetic resonance imaging ...
Anandarajah Allen A From the Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center; Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA. A. Anandarajah, MD, MSc, Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center; R. Thiele, MD; E. Giampoli, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; J. Monu, MD, MSc; G-S. Seo, MD, Department of Musculoskeletal Radiology; C. Feng, Department of Biostatistics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; C. Ritchlin, MD, MPH, Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Division, University of Rochester. Address correspondence to Dr. A. Anandarajah, Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., PO Box 695, Rochester, New York 14642, USA. E-mail: allen_anandarajah@urmc.rochester.edu. Accepted for publication July 15, - - 2014
The purpose of our study was to test the hypothesis that synovitis on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound (US) observed in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who meet remission criteria reflects active inflammation on histopathology. We analyzed 15 synovial specimens obtained during surgical procedures from 14 patients with RA ...
Balasubramanian Mukund M Department of Radiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, - - 2014
Reliably detecting MRI signals in the brain that are more tightly coupled to neural activity than blood-oxygen-level-dependent fMRI signals could not only prove valuable for basic scientific research but could also enhance clinical applications such as epilepsy presurgical mapping. This endeavor will likely benefit from an improved understanding of the ...
Micarelli Alessandro A Department of Clinical Sciences and Translational Medicine (AM, EB, IP, MA), Tor Vergata University; Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies-CNR (MP), Rome, Italy; Department of Nuclear Medicine (MP), Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Biomedicine and Prevention (AC, RD, OS), Tor Vergata University; Department of Psychology (MC), "Sapienza" University, Rome; and IRCCS Neuromed (OS), Pozzilli, - - 2014
The aim of this article is to investigate the cortical metabolic arrangements in olfactory processing by using F fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography.Twenty-six normosmic individuals (14 women and 12 men; mean age 46.7 ± 10 years) were exposed to a neutral olfactory condition (NC) and, after 1 month, to a pure ...
Reddy Rajakumari P RP Department of Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience Centre, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, - - 2014
Emotion entails cognitive processes that may either be conscious or unconscious. Emotions influence all aspects of cognition. The aim of the following study was to study the effect of education on neural correlates of emotions in healthy normal volunteers. Sample consisted total of 61 healthy young educated adults in the ...
Chopra Sameer S From the Department of Radiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, - - 2014
A 52-year-old man with HIV was referred for an F-FDG PET/CT scan for the cause of kidney injury. FDG PET/CT scan revealed increased renal cortical FDG activity, which can be seen in HIV nephropathy or acute interstitial nephritis. Diffuse increased FDG uptake was demonstrated within the right testicle and epididymis, ...
Feng Qi Q Qi Feng, Yun-Qi Yan, Jiong Zhu, Jian-Rong Xu, Department of Radiology, Renji Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200127, - - 2014
To determine the optimal b value of diffusion-weighted imaging for detecting active inflammation in Crohn's disease. Thirty-one patients clinically diagnosed with active Crohn's disease were referred for magnetic resonance examination. All patients were scanned on a 3.0T magnetic resonance scanner using the same protocol involving four different b values (800, ...
Ge Xue-Hui XH The State Key Lab of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China. - - 2014
By combining gravity and magnetic force, we have developed a versatile and facile microfluidic method for forming magnetic decentered core-shell microcapsules in which the directions of the oil core and the magnetic nanoparticles are either opposed or the same. When the temperature rises above the LCST of the PNIPAm, the ...
Gregory T Stan TS College of Engineering, The University of Georgia, 597 D.W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA, 30602, - - 2014
To explore use of the Magnetohydrodynamic Voltage (VMHD), observed in intra-MRI 12-lead electrocardiograms (ECG), to indicate the timing of the onset of left-ventricular mechanical activation (LVMA) and the orientation of the aortic-arch (AAO). Blood flow through the aortic arch during systole, in the presence of the MRI magnetic field (B ...
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 ...
Jia Lihui L Department of Stomatology, General Hospital of Shenyang Military Area Command, Shenyang 110084, - - 2014
The objective of the present work was to explore the effect of CTS on structural, phenotypic and functional maturation of murine bone marrow derived dendritic cells (BMDCs). The maturity of BMDCs post treatment with CTS was evaluated using transmission electron microscopy (TEM) for structure changes, flow cytometry (FCM) for changes ...
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 ...
Cussó Lorena - - 2014
AbstractHoming is an inherent, complex, multistep process performed by cells such as human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) to travel from a distant location to inflamed or damaged tissue and tumors. This ability of hMSCs has been exploited as a tumor-targeting strategy in cell-based cancer therapy. The purpose of ...
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 ...
Hangai Mayumi M Department of Pediatrics, University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, - - 2014
Neonatal subgaleal hemorrhage (SGH) is a serious adverse event that is often underestimated and sometimes goes unrecognized. It can cause bleeding complications and jeopardize the patient's life. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment are important in optimizing the outcome in neonates with SGH. Herein we describe the case of a newborn ...
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, ...
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