Monica Epelman

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Head Ultrasound and MR imaging in the evaluation of neonatal encephalopathy: competitive or complementary imaging studies?
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 20:93-115. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Abnormal corpus callosum in neonates after hypoxic-ischemic injury
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 42:321-30. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Imaging of pediatric ovarian neoplasms
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 41:1085-99. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint The whirlpool sign
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Radiology 240:910-1. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis of intracranial cystic lesions at head US: correlation with CT and MR imaging
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Radiographics 26:173-96. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Current imaging of prenatally diagnosed congenital lung lesions
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 31:141-57. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Abdominal compartment syndrome in children: CT findings
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Radiology, Rambam Medical Centre and The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Bat Galim, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Pediatr Radiol 32:319-22. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Pediatric computed tomographic angiography: imaging the cardiovascular system gently
    Jeffrey C Hellinger
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 48:439-67, x. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Necrotizing enterocolitis: review of state-of-the-art imaging findings with pathologic correlation
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Radiographics 27:285-305. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Neonatal encephalopathy: a prospective comparison of head US and MRI
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 40:1640-50. 2010

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. doi request reprint Head Ultrasound and MR imaging in the evaluation of neonatal encephalopathy: competitive or complementary imaging studies?
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 20:93-115. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Abnormal corpus callosum in neonates after hypoxic-ischemic injury
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 42:321-30. 2012
    ..Literature regarding callosal injury after hypoxic-ischemic injury (HII) is scant...
  3. ncbi request reprint Imaging of pediatric ovarian neoplasms
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 41:1085-99. 2011
    ..CT is reserved primarily for tumor staging and follow-up and for emergency situations...
  4. ncbi request reprint The whirlpool sign
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Radiology 240:910-1. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis of intracranial cystic lesions at head US: correlation with CT and MR imaging
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Radiographics 26:173-96. 2006
    ..Understanding the spectrum of appearances of the various intracranial cystic lesions at head US improves the diagnostic yield, enables one to understand their pathogenesis, and facilitates patient care...
  6. doi request reprint Current imaging of prenatally diagnosed congenital lung lesions
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 31:141-57. 2010
    ..We also provide a description of prenatal imaging findings and helpful diagnostic clues that may be useful for the characterization of the most commonly encountered prenatally diagnosed pulmonary developmental anomalies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Abdominal compartment syndrome in children: CT findings
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Radiology, Rambam Medical Centre and The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Bat Galim, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Pediatr Radiol 32:319-22. 2002
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  8. doi request reprint Pediatric computed tomographic angiography: imaging the cardiovascular system gently
    Jeffrey C Hellinger
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 48:439-67, x. 2010
    ..In the second part of the article an overview of pediatric CTA clinical applications is presented, illustrating low-dose and ultra-low dose techniques, with an emphasis on the specific protocols...
  9. ncbi request reprint Necrotizing enterocolitis: review of state-of-the-art imaging findings with pathologic correlation
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Radiographics 27:285-305. 2007
    ..The information provided by sonography allows a more complete understanding of the state of the bowel in patients with NEC and may thus make management decisions easier and potentially change outcome...
  10. doi request reprint Neonatal encephalopathy: a prospective comparison of head US and MRI
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 40:1640-50. 2010
    ..Most reports comparing these modalities are retrospective and have a long interval between the exams...
  11. doi request reprint Low-dose fetal CT in the prenatal evaluation of skeletal dysplasias and other severe skeletal abnormalities
    Teresa Victoria
    Radiology Department, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA 19104, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 200:989-1000. 2013
    ..The hypothesis was that use of CT may improve the prenatal diagnosis of skeletal dysplasia beyond the available capabilities of ultrasound...
  12. doi request reprint Low-dose fetal CT for evaluation of severe congenital skeletal anomalies: preliminary experience
    Teresa Victoria
    Diagnostic Imaging, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 42:S142-9. 2012
    ..The following review is a preliminary summary of our experience at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) using low-dose fetal CT in the evaluation of severe fetal osseous abnormalities...
  13. doi request reprint Postnatal imaging of neonates with prenatally diagnosed genitourinary abnormalities: a practical approach
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 42:S124-41. 2012
    ..A practical approach to postnatal imaging of the neonate is discussed and the important genitourinary anomalies in this age group are presented and illustrated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Correlation of sonographic findings and outcome in necrotizing enterocolitis
    Cicero T Silva
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5G1X8, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 37:274-82. 2007
    ..There is little in the literature regarding the use of gray-scale and Doppler sonography of the bowel in necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and how findings depicted by this modality might assist in predicting outcome and influence management...
  15. doi request reprint Pediatric advanced imaging and informatics: state of the art
    Jeffrey C Hellinger
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Cardiovascular Imaging and the 3D Imaging Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 31:171-93. 2010
    ..This is followed by a review of advanced clinical applications for fetal, cardiovascular, central nervous system, neck, thoracic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, and virtual-autopsy imaging...
  16. doi request reprint The role of CT angiography in the evaluation of pediatric renovascular hypertension
    Jessica Kurian
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 43:490-501; quiz 487-9. 2013
    ..This article illustrates by examples the usefulness of renal CTA for diagnosis of childhood renovascular hypertension and provides an overview of renal CTA findings in the most common childhood renovascular diseases...
  17. doi request reprint Ultrasound of the pediatric chest
    Andrew Mong
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 42:1287-97. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint Complex genitourinary abnormalities on fetal MRI: imaging findings and approach to diagnosis
    Nancy A Chauvin
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:W222-31. 2012
    ..Relevant embryology will be reviewed, and practical points will be provided that can aid in interpretation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pediatric malignancies: synopsis of current imaging techniques
    Sabah Servaes
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Treat Res 143:469-91. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint M-mode sonography of diaphragmatic motion: description of technique and experience in 278 pediatric patients
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Pediatr Radiol 35:661-7. 2005
    ..The use of M-mode sonography for evaluation of diaphragmatic motion has only been previously reported in small series of children, and its use is not widespread among pediatric radiologists...
  21. doi request reprint Contemporary pediatric gynecologic imaging
    Sabah Servaes
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 31:116-40. 2010
    ..Fluoroscopic examinations and abdominal radiographs can provide additional information that may support a diagnosis...
  22. ncbi request reprint US or CT for Diagnosis of Appendicitis in Children and Adults? A Meta-Analysis
    Andrea S Doria
    Departments of Diagnostic Imaging, Population Health Sciences, and Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Radiology 241:83-94. 2006
    ..To perform a meta-analysis to evaluate the diagnostic performance of ultrasonography (US) and computed tomography (CT) for the diagnosis of appendicitis in pediatric and adult populations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance urography in evaluation of duplicated renal collecting systems
    Melkamu Adeb
    Division of Body Imaging, Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 21:717-30. 2013
    ..Magnetic resonance urography is the study of choice when upper urinary tract anatomy is complex or when functional evaluation is needed. ..
  24. doi request reprint Pre- and postoperative imaging of the Rex shunt in children: what radiologists should know
    Agustín M Cárdenas
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 198:1032-7. 2012
    ..The objective of this article is to illustrate the imaging features of patients with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction who are evaluated before or after a Rex shunt surgery...
  25. ncbi request reprint Imaging of the brain in full-term neonates: does sonography still play a role?
    Alan Daneman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 36:636-46. 2006
    ..Such studies may help us select which patients really require MR imaging...
  26. doi request reprint Upper extremity computed tomographic angiography: state of the art technique and applications in 2010
    Jeffrey C Hellinger
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 48:397-421, ix. 2010
    ..The review concludes with discussion and illustration of upper extremity CTA clinical applications...
  27. doi request reprint MR evaluation of fetal demise
    Teresa Victoria
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 41:884-9. 2011
    ..Fetal demise is an uncommon event encountered at MR imaging. When it occurs, recognition by the interpreting radiologist is important to initiate appropriate patient management...
  28. doi request reprint Extrafetal findings at fetal MR: evaluation of the normal placenta and correlation with ultrasound
    Teresa Victoria
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Clin Imaging 35:371-7. 2011
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  29. ncbi request reprint Intravascular linear thrombus after catheter removal: sonographic appearance mimicking retained catheter fragment
    Osnat Konen
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 34:125-9. 2004
    ..A common complication of central catheters is vascular thrombosis. We have observed that the remaining thrombus can sonographically simulate the appearance of the catheter itself, suggesting that the catheter may have broken...
  30. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of the pediatric kidney: benign and malignant masses
    Michael S Gee
    Pediatric Imaging and Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Ellison 237, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 21:697-715. 2013
    ..This article reviews benign and malignant renal masses in children, with an emphasis on magnetic resonance imaging and clinical features that are specific to each lesion type. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Sonographic and radiographic imaging features of the neonate with necrotizing enterocolitis: correlating findings with outcomes
    Karl Muchantef
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 43:1444-52. 2013
    ..Abdominal radiography is the reference standard in imaging neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC); however, ultrasound of the abdomen including bowel may be of value in this setting...
  32. doi request reprint The current state of imaging pediatric genitourinary anomalies and abnormalities
    Sabah Servaes
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 42:1-12. 2013
    ..This article reviews normal anatomy and congenital malformations of the genitourinary system...
  33. doi request reprint Osteoid osteomas: a pain in the night diagnosis
    Nancy Laurence
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 42:1490-501; quiz 1540-2. 2012
    ..We also review growth disturbances caused by osteoid osteomas and potential mimickers, with imaging characteristics that can aid in diagnosis...
  34. doi request reprint Perflubron residua: 12 years following therapy
    Sabah Servaes
    Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 39:393-5. 2009
    ..We present a 13-year-old boy with residual perflubron in his lungs, 12 years following therapy with perflubron. The imaging features are important to recognize as these patients return for additional care and imaging...
  35. pmc Sonographic assessment of renal growth in patients with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome: the Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome renal nomogram
    Clara L Ortiz-Neira
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 64:41-4. 2009
    ..In such subjects, kidney size is typically larger than that of age-matched normal controls...
  36. pmc Multimodal imaging in the prenatal diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis complex
    Mariya Gusman
    School of Medicine, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA
    Case Rep Pediatr 2012:925646. 2012
    ..We present a case of TSC in utero wherein access to and use of multiple imaging modalities confirmed diagnosis and allowed the patient to receive optimal care prior to birth...
  37. ncbi request reprint Neonatal transient renal failure with renal medullary hyperechogenicity: clinical and laboratory features
    Imad R Makhoul
    Department of Neonatology, Meyer Children s Hospital and Rambam Medical Center, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:904-9. 2005
    ..Physicians caring for neonates should be aware of this benign and transient condition...
  38. ncbi request reprint Parturition itself is the basis for fetal adrenal involution
    Shlomit Ben-David
    Department of Neonatology, Meyer Children s Hospital, Haifa 31096, Israel
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:93-7. 2007
    ..Newborn infants show a postnatal decline in androgen levels as the fetal adrenal glands involute...
  39. ncbi request reprint Portal vein thrombosis in the neonate: risk factors, course, and outcome
    Iris Morag
    Division of Neonatology and Diagnostic Imaging, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 148:735-9. 2006
    ..To determine the risk factors, clinical features, and outcome of infants diagnosed with portal vein thrombosis (PVT)...
  40. doi request reprint Vascular anomalies: what they are, how to diagnose them, and how to treat them
    Deddeh Ballah
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 40:233-47. 2011
    ..This article discusses the gross and radiographic appearances and the latest treatment options for vascular anomalies...
  41. ncbi request reprint Multidetector CT angiography of peripheral vascular disease: a prospective comparison with intraarterial digital subtraction angiography
    Amos Ofer
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 31096, Israel
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:719-24. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of CT angiography using a multidetector scanner in the evaluation of patients with peripheral vascular disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Experience with focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST) in 313 pediatric patients
    Michalle Soudack
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Ha aliya Hashnia 8, Bat Galim, Haifa 31096, Israel
    J Clin Ultrasound 32:53-61. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the utility of FAST in pediatric trauma patients by comparing the results of this technique with those of CT and explorative laparotomy (ELAP)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Fast STIR whole-body MR imaging in children
    Christian J Kellenberger
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Radiographics 24:1317-30. 2004
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  44. ncbi request reprint CT diagnosis of traumatic bronchial rupture in children
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Radiology, Rambam Medical Center, The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Isreal Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatr Radiol 32:888-91. 2002
    ..The radiographic findings of bronchial rupture have been reported in very few series. We report the findings in two children with bronchial rupture diagnosed by CT, in whom CT resulted in a significant change in patient management...
  45. ncbi request reprint Radiological case of the month. Occult spinal dysraphism (tethered cord, diastematomyelia, and spinal lipoma)
    Monica Epelman
    Department of Radiology, Rambam Medical Center, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:407-8. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous thrombosis of hepatic posttraumatic pseudoaneurysms: sonographic and computed tomographic features
    Michalle Soudack
    Department of Medical Imaging, Rambam Medical Center, PO Box 9602, Haifa, Israel
    J Ultrasound Med 22:99-103. 2003
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report in the English literature with sonographic depiction of spontaneous thrombosis of a hepatic posttraumatic pseudoaneurysm in a child...