I Brink

Summary

Affiliation: University of Freiburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Whole-body MRI in comparison to skeletal scintigraphy for detection of skeletal metastases in patients with solid tumors]
    N Ghanem
    Abteilung Röntgendiagnostik, Radiologische Klinik der Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
    Radiologe 44:864-73. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Whole-body MRI in the detection of bone marrow infiltration in patients with plasma cell neoplasms in comparison to the radiological skeletal survey
    Nadir Ghanem
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:1005-14. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of MRI in comparison to scintigraphy, PET, MS-CT and PET/CT for the detection of metastases of bone
    N Ghanem
    Radiologische Klinik, Abt Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Freiburg, Albert Ludwigs Universitat Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 55:41-55. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint MRI and discography in traumatic intervertebral disc lesions
    Nadir Ghanem
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:2533-41. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint [CT and MRI in the differential diagnosis of lesions of the adrenal gland]
    Nadir Ghanem
    Abteilung Röntgendiagnostik, Radiologische Universitatsklinik, Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Freiburg
    Med Klin (Munich) 99:447-52. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Ectopic thyroid gland in the porta hepatis and lingua
    Nadir Ghanem
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
    Thyroid 13:503-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography in gastrointestinal stromal tumors
    Nadir Ghanem
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 13:1669-78. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint MRI in psoriatic arthritis with hand and foot involvement
    Nadir Ghanem
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, Freiburg, 79106, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 27:387-93. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Whole-body MRI in comparison to skeletal scintigraphy in detection of skeletal metastases in patients with solid tumors
    N Ghanem
    Departments of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    In Vivo 20:173-82. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint FDG-PET imaging for the staging and follow-up of small cell lung cancer
    T Schumacher
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Albert Ludwigs University, Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med 28:483-8. 2001

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint [Whole-body MRI in comparison to skeletal scintigraphy for detection of skeletal metastases in patients with solid tumors]
    N Ghanem
    Abteilung Röntgendiagnostik, Radiologische Klinik der Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
    Radiologe 44:864-73. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the diagnostic efficacy of whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (WB-MRI) as a new and rapid examination technique with skeletal scintigraphy for detection of skeletal metastases from solid tumors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Whole-body MRI in the detection of bone marrow infiltration in patients with plasma cell neoplasms in comparison to the radiological skeletal survey
    Nadir Ghanem
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:1005-14. 2006
    ..Therefore, whole-body MRI should be performed as an additional method of exactly staging PCN patients and - with more data in the field - may even prove to be an alternate and more sensitive staging procedure than RSS in PCN patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of MRI in comparison to scintigraphy, PET, MS-CT and PET/CT for the detection of metastases of bone
    N Ghanem
    Radiologische Klinik, Abt Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Freiburg, Albert Ludwigs Universitat Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 55:41-55. 2005
    ..Larger, prospective multicenter studies are necessary to establish these as new, promising methods for the detection of osteal metastases...
  4. ncbi request reprint MRI and discography in traumatic intervertebral disc lesions
    Nadir Ghanem
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:2533-41. 2006
    ..The performance of MRI of the thoraco-lumbar spine is recommended before dorsoventral stabilisation in trauma patients, as it can reveal additional preoperative information such as fractures, disc and associated ligament injuries...
  5. ncbi request reprint [CT and MRI in the differential diagnosis of lesions of the adrenal gland]
    Nadir Ghanem
    Abteilung Röntgendiagnostik, Radiologische Universitatsklinik, Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Freiburg
    Med Klin (Munich) 99:447-52. 2004
    ..The localization of functioning adenomas can be easily performed with CT and MRI. Both imaging techniques reveal typical findings of lesions-like cysts and myelolipomas...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ectopic thyroid gland in the porta hepatis and lingua
    Nadir Ghanem
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
    Thyroid 13:503-7. 2003
    ..The subhepatic, ectopic thyroid mass was resected. Postoperatively, thyroid hormone replacement was started to prevent an enlargement of the lingual thyroid. Today, 4 years after surgery, the patient remains euthyroid...
  7. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography in gastrointestinal stromal tumors
    Nadir Ghanem
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 13:1669-78. 2003
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  8. ncbi request reprint MRI in psoriatic arthritis with hand and foot involvement
    Nadir Ghanem
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, Freiburg, 79106, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 27:387-93. 2007
    ..MRI allows the assessment of PsA-alterations of soft tissue, cartilage, bone, bone marrow, and adjacent tendon sheath in patients with hand and foot involvement...
  9. ncbi request reprint Whole-body MRI in comparison to skeletal scintigraphy in detection of skeletal metastases in patients with solid tumors
    N Ghanem
    Departments of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    In Vivo 20:173-82. 2006
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic value of whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and skeletal scintigraphy in the detection of skeletal metastases in patients with solid tumors...
  10. ncbi request reprint FDG-PET imaging for the staging and follow-up of small cell lung cancer
    T Schumacher
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Albert Ludwigs University, Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med 28:483-8. 2001
    ..Finally, all findings considered suspicious for tumour involvement on the other staging procedures were also detected by FDG-PET. It is concluded that FDG-PET has potential for use as a simplified staging tool for small cell lung cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Increased metabolic activity in the thymus gland studied with 18F-FDG PET: age dependency and frequency after chemotherapy
    I Brink
    Division of Nuclear Medicine and Department of Diagnostic Radiology, School of Medicine, Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Nucl Med 42:591-5. 2001
    ..Knowledge of the characteristics of a typical retrosternal lesion in conjunction with the clinical history allows avoidance of diagnostic uncertainty and unnecessary procedures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of neoadjuvant radio-chemotherapy on 18F-FDG-PET in esophageal carcinoma
    I Brink
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetterstr 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Surg Oncol 30:544-50. 2004
    ..To investigate whether results of [F-18]-fluorodeoxy-d-glucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) of esophageal cancer (EC) before and after neoadjuvant radio-chemotherapy correlate with histopathology after esophageal resection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Validation of FDG positron emission tomography for differentiation of unknown pulmonary lesions
    A Imdahl
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Universitatsklinikum Freiburg, Hugstetterstrasse 55, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 20:324-9. 2001
    ..The impact of the (2-(fluorine-18)-fluoro-2-2deoxy-D-glucose)-positron emission tomography ((18)F-FDG-PET) for discrimination of pulmonary lesions was evaluated in a single centre prospective study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of [18F]FDG-PET on the primary staging of small-cell lung cancer
    I Brink
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:1614-20. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of [18F]fluorodeoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) on the primary staging of patients with small-cell lung cancer (SCLC)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of FDG-PET for staging of oesophageal cancer
    Andreas Imdahl
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Freiburg, Hugstetterstrasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 389:283-8. 2004
    ..The aim of the investigation was the assessment of positron emission tomography for detection of M1 disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Imaging of pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma
    I Brink
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetterstr 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Fam Cancer 4:61-8. 2005
    ..Both use of radiolabelled somatostatin analogue like (111)In-pentetreotide and (18)F-FDG is limited due to low specificity of the tracers and should be restricted to MIBG- and F-DOPA-negative cases...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Von Hippel-Lindau disease. Interdisciplinary patient care]
    H P H Neumann
    Abt für Nephrologie, Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Hugstetter Stasse 55, 79106, Freiburg, Germany
    Ophthalmologe 104:119-26. 2007
    ..A well structured screening program should be performed at yearly intervals...
  18. ncbi request reprint Imaging findings in a 3-year-old girl with type III pleuropulmonary blastoma
    J Geiger
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
    In Vivo 21:1119-22. 2007
    ..This case underlines the importance of radical surgery of the aggressive neoplasm in combination with chemotherapy and the usefulness of multimodal imaging for the optimal planning of local therapy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of FDG-PET for detecting lymph node metastasis in uterine corpus cancer
    M Klar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Freiburg, Medical School, Hugstetter Str 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Anticancer Res 30:3787-90. 2010
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  20. ncbi request reprint PET with 18F-DOPA in the imaging of parathyroid adenoma in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. A pilot study
    A Lange-Nolde
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, University Clinic Freiburg, Hugstetterstr 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Nuklearmedizin 45:193-6. 2006
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  21. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node detection in patients with vulvar carcinoma; Feasibility of intra-operative mapping with technetium-99m-labeled nanocolloid
    M Klar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Freiburg, Medical School, Hugstetter Str 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:818-23. 2011
    ..In this study, we assessed the feasibility, safety, and accuracy of an intra-operative rather than preoperative SLN mapping in patients with primary vulvar cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alterations of cerebral glucose metabolism indicate progress to severe morphological brain lesions in neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus
    S M Weiner
    Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany
    Lupus 9:386-9. 2000
    ..Thus, FDG-PET may help to verify cerebral involvement of SLE earlier than MRI...
  23. ncbi request reprint High grade cardiac lymphoma vitality monitoring by gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
    T A Bley
    Department of Radiology, 2Department of Haematology Oncology, University of Freiburg, Germany
    In Vivo 19:689-93. 2005
    ..Determination of PCL perfusion was, in our case, beneficial for clinical decision making on additional therapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Assessment of left ventricular function and volume by myocardial perfusion scintigraphy--comparison of two algorithms]
    T Zajic
    Abteilung Nuklearmedizin, Klinikum der Albert Ludwigs Universität, Freiburg, Deutschland
    Nuklearmedizin 40:135-42. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to compare both programs with respect to their practical application, stability and precision on heart-models as well as in clinical use...
  25. ncbi request reprint Lymph node staging in extracranial head and neck cancer with FDG PET--appropriate uptake period and size-dependence of the results
    I Brink
    Abteilung Nuklearmedizin, Universitatsklinik Freiburg, Deutschland
    Nuklearmedizin 41:108-13. 2002
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  26. ncbi request reprint [Appropriate uptake period for myocardial PET imaging with 18F-FDG after oral glucose loading]
    I Brink
    Abteilung Nuklearmedizin, Radiologische Universitätsklinik Freiburg, Hugstetterstr 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Nuklearmedizin 42:39-44. 2003
    ..Identification of a rationale for the appropriate uptake period for myocardial (18)F-FDG-PET imaging of patients with and without diabetes mellitus...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Imaging procedures for giant cell arteritis (Horton's disease)]
    T A Bley
    Abteilung Röntgendiagnostik und Medizinphysik, Universitatsklinikum, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg
    Ophthalmologe 103:308-16. 2006
    ..At present, only single-center experiences with this promising but rather complex procedure exist. A comparative multicenter trial is about to be initiated...
  28. ncbi request reprint 99mTechnetium pyrophosphate scintigraphy in the detection of skeletal muscle disease
    U A Walker
    Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Albert Ludwigs University Medical School, Hugstetterstr 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1119-22. 2007
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  29. ncbi request reprint 18F-DOPA positron emission tomography for tumour detection in patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma and elevated calcitonin levels
    S Hoegerle
    Department of Radiology, Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med 28:64-71. 2001
    ..Therefore, 18F-DOPA PET is a useful supplement to morphological diagnostic imaging, improving lymph node staging and enabling a more specific diagnosis of primary tumour and local recurrence...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Innovative antibody-therapies for malignant lymphomas]
    A M Muller
    Medizinische Universitatsklinik, Abteilung Innere Medizin I, Hämatologie Onkologie, Universitatsklinikum Freiburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:2783-8. 2005
    ..This article summarizes the application of these novel immunotherapies and reviews the results of recent clinical trials, with particular emphasis on indications and practical aspects in everyday clinical life...
  31. pmc Regional myocardial perfusion defects during exercise, as assessed by three dimensional integration of morphology and function, in relation to abnormal endothelium dependent vasoreactivity of the coronary microcirculation
    T H Schindler
    Zentrum für Klinische Forschung II, Albert Ludwig Universität Freiburg, Germany
    Heart 89:517-26. 2003
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