Affiliation: San Raffaele Scientific Institute
- Optimizing contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging characterization of brain metastases: relevance to stereotactic radiosurgeryNicoletta Anzalone
Department of Neuroradiology, Scientific Institute H S Raffaele, Milan, Italy
Neurosurgery 72:691-701. 2013..This article reviews recent comparative trials of GBCAs and discusses their relevance for optimizing MRI protocols in the management of brain metastases, with particular relevance to SRS...
- Cerebral neoplastic enhancing lesions: multicenter, randomized, crossover intraindividual comparison between gadobutrol (1.0M) and gadoterate meglumine (0.5M) at 0.1 mmol Gd/kg body weight in a clinical settingNicoletta Anzalone
Department of Neuroradiology, Scientific Institute H S Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
Eur J Radiol 82:139-45. 2013..Two macrocyclic extracellular contrast agents, one-molar neutral gadobutrol and ionic gadoterate meglumine, were compared to determine the overall preference for one or the other in a clinical setting...
- Detection of cerebral metastases on magnetic resonance imaging: intraindividual comparison of gadobutrol with gadopentetate dimeglumineNicoletta Anzalone
Department of Neuroradiology, Scientific Institute HS Raffaele, Milan, Italy
Acta Radiol 50:933-40. 2009..Newer developments in MR contrast agents have led to a higher relaxivity and/or concentration for these agents...
- High relaxivity contrast agents in MR angiography of the carotid arteriesNicoletta Anzalone
Department of Neuroradiology, Scientific Institute S Raffaele Hospital, Via Olgettina 60 20132 Milan, Italy
Eur Radiol 16:M27-34. 2006..Moreover, the technique offers better overall accuracy for the depiction of tight stenosis and more confident diagnosis of real carotid occlusion versus subocclusive stenosis...
- Follow-up of coiled cerebral aneurysms: comparison of three-dimensional time-of-flight magnetic resonance angiography at 3 tesla with three-dimensional time-of-flight magnetic resonance angiography and contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography at 1Nicoletta Anzalone
Department of Neuroradiology, Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy and daggerBracco Imaging SpA, Milan, Italy
Invest Radiol 43:559-67. 2008..5 T and to determine the optimum MRA sequence for follow-up of cerebral aneurysms treated with Guglielmi detachable coils (GDCs)...
- Contrast-enhanced MRA of intracranial vesselsNicoletta Anzalone
Department of Neuroradiology, Scientific Institute HS Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
Eur Radiol 15:E3-10. 2005..The most common applications include the study of cerebral aneurysms, arterio-venous malformations, dural arterio-venous fistulas and venous diseases...
- Follow-up of coiled cerebral aneurysms at 3T: comparison of 3D time-of-flight MR angiography and contrast-enhanced MR angiographyN Anzalone
Department of Neuroradiology, Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:1530-6. 2008..Our aim was to compare contrast-enhanced MR angiography (CE-MRA) and 3D time-of-flight (TOF) MRA at 3T for follow-up of coiled cerebral aneurysms...
- MR angiography of the carotid arteries and intracranial circulation: advantage of a high relaxivity contrast agentNicoletta Anzalone
Department of Neuroradiology, S Raffaele Hospital, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
Neuroradiology 48:9-17. 2006..The most common applications include the study of cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, dural arteriovenous fistulas and dural venous diseases...
- Neuroradiologic differential diagnosis of cerebral intraparenchymal hemorrhageN Anzalone
Department of Neuroradiology, IRCCS San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, I 20132 Milan, Italy
Neurol Sci 25:S3-5. 2004....
- Early prognosis after severe traumatic brain injury with minor or absent computed tomography scan lesionsMaria Rosa Calvi
Department of Head and Neck Anesthesia and Intensive Care, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
J Trauma 70:447-51. 2011..To assess the prognostic value of corpus callosum lesions (CCL) and brain stem lesions (BSL) in diffuse axonal injury (DAI) patients...
- Carotid artery stenosis: intraindividual correlations of 3D time-of-flight MR angiography, contrast-enhanced MR angiography, conventional DSA, and rotational angiography for detection and gradingNicoletta Anzalone
Department of Neuroradiology, Scientific Institute, Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan 20132, Italy
Radiology 236:204-13. 2005..To compare three-dimensional (3D) time-of-flight (TOF) MR angiography, contrast-enhanced MR angiography, digital subtraction angiography (DSA), and rotational angiography for depiction of stenosis...
- Questions and answers in the management of primary central nervous system and ocular lymphomasAndres J M Ferreri
Department of Radiochemotherapy, San Raffaele H Scientific Institute, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
Haematologica 88:1063-8. 2003
- Post-traumatic interpeduncular cistern hemorrhage as a marker for brainstem lesionsLuigi Beretta
Head and Neck Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
J Neurotrauma 27:509-14. 2010..28 likelihood ratio for a negative CT scan. Our data suggest that the finding of IPC blood on CT scan early after trauma in patients with otherwise unexplained coma is a good marker for possible brainstem lesions...
- Evaluation of intraaxial enhancing brain tumors on magnetic resonance imaging: intraindividual crossover comparison of gadobenate dimeglumine and gadopentetate dimeglumine for visualization and assessment, and implications for surgical interventionMatthew J Kuhn
Department of Radiology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62769, USA
J Neurosurg 106:557-66. 2007..1 mmol/kg doses of gadobenate dimeglumine (Gd-BOPTA) and gadopentetate dimeglumine, also known as gadolinium diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid (Gd-DTPA), for enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of intraaxial brain tumors...
- Contrast enhancement of central nervous system lesions: multicenter intraindividual crossover comparative study of two MR contrast agentsKenneth R Maravilla
Neuroradiology and MR Research Laboratory, University of Washington, Box 357115, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Radiology 240:389-400. 2006..To prospectively compare gadobenate dimeglumine with gadopentetate dimeglumine (0.1 mmol per kilogram body weight) for enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of central nervous system (CNS) lesions...