E Quaia

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Affiliation: University of Trieste
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Indeterminate solid hepatic lesions identified on non-diagnostic contrast-enhanced computed tomography: assessment of the additional diagnostic value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the non-cirrhotic liver
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 83:456-62. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence of diagnostic enhancement pattern in hepatocellular carcinoma nodules ≤2 cm according to the AASLD/EASL revised criteria
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 38:1245-53. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of the small bowel in Crohn's disease
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 38:1005-13. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The value of time-intensity curves obtained after microbubble contrast agent injection to discriminate responders from non-responders to anti-inflammatory medication among patients with Crohn's disease
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 23:1650-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Digital tomosynthesis as a problem-solving imaging technique to confirm or exclude potential thoracic lesions based on chest X-ray radiography
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste, Italy
    Acad Radiol 20:546-53. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of dysplastic nodule diagnosis in patients with liver cirrhosis on unenhanced and gadobenate dimeglumine-enhanced MRI with dynamic and hepatobiliary phase
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste 34149, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 200:553-62. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Arterial enhancing-only nodules less than 2 cm in diameter in patients with liver cirrhosis: predictors of hepatocellular carcinoma diagnosis on gadobenate dimeglumine-enhanced MR imaging
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    J Magn Reson Imaging 37:892-902. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The value of small bowel wall contrast enhancement after sulfur hexafluoride-filled microbubble injection to differentiate inflammatory from fibrotic strictures in patients with Crohn's disease
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Ultrasound Med Biol 38:1324-32. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The role of CEUS in the characterization of hepatocellular nodules detected during the US surveillance program--current practices in Europe
    E Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Ultraschall Med 33:S48-56. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Solid focal liver lesions indeterminate by contrast-enhanced CT or MR imaging: the added diagnostic value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 37:580-90. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Indeterminate solid hepatic lesions identified on non-diagnostic contrast-enhanced computed tomography: assessment of the additional diagnostic value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the non-cirrhotic liver
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 83:456-62. 2014
    ..To assess the additional diagnostic value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the characterization of indeterminate solid hepatic lesions identified on non-diagnostic contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence of diagnostic enhancement pattern in hepatocellular carcinoma nodules ≤2 cm according to the AASLD/EASL revised criteria
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 38:1245-53. 2013
    ..To define the percentage of small (≤2 cm) hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) nodules showing the diagnostic enhancement pattern at CEUS, computed tomography (CT), and gadobenate dimeglumine (Gd-BOPTA)-enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  3. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of the small bowel in Crohn's disease
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 38:1005-13. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint The value of time-intensity curves obtained after microbubble contrast agent injection to discriminate responders from non-responders to anti-inflammatory medication among patients with Crohn's disease
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 23:1650-9. 2013
    ..To assess the value of time-intensity curves obtained after sulphur hefluoride-filled microbubble contrast agent injection to discriminate responders from non-responders among patients with Crohn's disease (CD)...
  5. doi request reprint Digital tomosynthesis as a problem-solving imaging technique to confirm or exclude potential thoracic lesions based on chest X-ray radiography
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste, Italy
    Acad Radiol 20:546-53. 2013
    ..To assess the capability of digital tomosynthesis (DTS) as a problem-solving imaging technique to confirm or exclude potential thoracic lesions based on chest x-ray radiography (CXR)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of dysplastic nodule diagnosis in patients with liver cirrhosis on unenhanced and gadobenate dimeglumine-enhanced MRI with dynamic and hepatobiliary phase
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste 34149, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 200:553-62. 2013
    ..The purpose of this article is to assess whether unenhanced and gadobenate dimeglumine-enhanced MRI with dynamic and hepatobiliary phase may predict the diagnosis of dysplastic nodules in patients with liver cirrhosis...
  7. doi request reprint Arterial enhancing-only nodules less than 2 cm in diameter in patients with liver cirrhosis: predictors of hepatocellular carcinoma diagnosis on gadobenate dimeglumine-enhanced MR imaging
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    J Magn Reson Imaging 37:892-902. 2013
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  8. doi request reprint The value of small bowel wall contrast enhancement after sulfur hexafluoride-filled microbubble injection to differentiate inflammatory from fibrotic strictures in patients with Crohn's disease
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Ultrasound Med Biol 38:1324-32. 2012
    ..25 ± 4.21 vs. 12.01 ± 7.34 s; p > 0.05). The quantitative analysis of small bowel wall contrast enhancement after microbubble contrast agent injection may differentiate inflammatory from fibrotic ileal strictures in patients with CD...
  9. doi request reprint The role of CEUS in the characterization of hepatocellular nodules detected during the US surveillance program--current practices in Europe
    E Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Ultraschall Med 33:S48-56. 2012
    ..CEUS represents a competitive imaging method from an economic point of view, and is an effective imaging tool for assessing the therapeutic outcome after surgery, ablation therapy, and transarterial chemoembolization (TACE)...
  10. doi request reprint Solid focal liver lesions indeterminate by contrast-enhanced CT or MR imaging: the added diagnostic value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 37:580-90. 2012
    ..CEUS may have an added diagnostic value also in hepatocellular nodules in a cirrhotic liver and can be considered a complementary imaging technique to CT...
  11. ncbi request reprint Microbubble ultrasound contrast agents: an update
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste Italy, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste 34149
    Eur Radiol 17:1995-2008. 2007
    ..Finally, tumor-targeted microbubbles make possible the depiction of specific biologic processes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Contrast-specific ultrasound techniques
    E Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, I 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 112:473-90. 2007
    ..The different contrast-specific US techniques may be distinguished by their basic principle into pseudo-Doppler, harmonic, phase-modulation, amplitude-modulation and phase-and amplitude-modulation techniques...
  13. ncbi request reprint The value of gamma camera and computed tomography data set coregistration to assess Lewis Y antigen targeting in small cell lung cancer by (111)Indium-labeled humanized monoclonal antibody 3S193
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 67:292-9. 2008
    ..To assess the value of data set coregistration of gamma camera and computed tomography (CT) in the assessment of targeting of humanized monoclonal antibody 3S193 labeled with indium-111 ((111)In-hu3S193) to small cell lung cancer (SCLC)...
  14. doi request reprint The diagnostic value of small bowel wall vascularity after sulfur hexafluoride-filled microbubble injection in patients with Crohn's disease. Correlation with the therapeutic effectiveness of specific anti-inflammatory treatment
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 69:438-44. 2009
    ..To assess the value of small bowel wall vascularity after microbubble contrast agent injection in evaluating the therapeutic effectiveness of specific anti-inflammatory treatment in patients with Crohn's disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint The real capabilities of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the characterization of solid focal liver lesions
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste Italy, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste, 34149, Italy
    Eur Radiol 21:457-62. 2011
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  16. doi request reprint Assessment of tissue perfusion by contrast-enhanced ultrasound
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste, 34149, Italy
    Eur Radiol 21:604-15. 2011
    ..This allows to obtain semiquantitative parameters related to local tissue perfusion, especially in the heart, brain, and kidneys...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of contrast-enhanced sonography with unenhanced sonography and contrast-enhanced CT in the diagnosis of malignancy in complex cystic renal masses
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:1239-49. 2008
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate contrast-enhanced sonography in the diagnosis of malignancy in complex cystic renal masses...
  18. doi request reprint Radiological-pathological correlation in intratumoural tissue components of solid lung tumours
    E Quaia
    Unità Clinica Operativa di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Universita di Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 114:173-89. 2009
    ..Necrotic and haemorrhagic components are typically observed in malignant lesions, whereas solid and fibrotic components may be seen both in solid lung malignancies and in benign lesions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Characterization of focal liver lesions with contrast-specific US modes and a sulfur hexafluoride-filled microbubble contrast agent: diagnostic performance and confidence
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste 34149, Italy
    Radiology 232:420-30. 2004
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  20. ncbi request reprint Analysis of different contrast enhancement patterns after microbubble-based contrast agent injection in liver hemangiomas with atypical appearance on baseline scan
    E Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste, 34149, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 31:59-64. 2006
    ..We describe different possible enhancement patterns in liver hemangiomas with atypical appearance on baseline ultrasound after microbubble-based contrast agent injection...
  21. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis between splenic nodules and peritoneal metastases with contrast-enhanced ultrasound based on signal-intensity characteristics during the late phase
    M Bertolotto
    UCO di Radiologia, Universita di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 449, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 114:42-51. 2009
    ..This study was done to assess the enhancement characteristics of splenic implants and to evaluate whether contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) after SonoVue injection allows the differential diagnosis with peritoneal metastases...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Current role of color Doppler ultrasound in acute renal failure]
    M Bertolotto
    UCO di Radiologia, Universita di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 102:340-7. 2001
    ..Measuring the transit time of the microbubbles is useful for the diagnosis of renal artery stenosis and, in transplanted kidneys, for differential diagnosis between ATN and acute rejection...
  23. ncbi request reprint Detection of focal renal perfusion defects in rabbits after sulphur hexafluoride-filled microbubble injection at low transmission power ultrasound insonation
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 16:166-72. 2006
    ..615 vs 0.972 by reader 1; 0.720 vs 0.953 by reader 2). Contrast-enhanced US at low transmission power insonation effectively identified RPDs with diameters >6 mm in rabbits...
  24. doi request reprint Integrated fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) PET/CT compared to standard contrast-enhanced CT for characterization and staging of pulmonary tumors eligible for surgical resection
    E Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Acta Radiol 49:995-1004. 2008
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  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of observer experience in the differentiation between benign and malignant liver tumors after ultrasound contrast agent injection
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 29:25-36. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of the observer level of experience on the diagnostic performance of contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging (CEUS) for differentiation between benign and malignant liver tumors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Benign focal liver lesions: spectrum of findings on SonoVue-enhanced pulse-inversion ultrasonography
    Tommaso Vincenzo Bartolotta
    Department of Radiology, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 127, 90127, Palermo, Italy
    Eur Radiol 15:1643-9. 2005
    ..This review illustrates the spectrum of enhancement patterns of BFLL on contrast-enhanced ultrasonography with SonoVue, a second-generation microbubble-based contrast agent...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of liver parenchymal blood flow with contrast-enhanced US: preliminary results in healthy and cirrhotic patients
    Cristiana Gasparini
    Department of Radiology, Morfologiche e Tecnologiche, U C O di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Acad Radiol 10:869-76. 2003
    ..To determine whether changes in hepatic parenchymal blood flow in cirrhotic patients can be evaluated with contrast-enhanced ultrasound (US) after Levovist administration...
  28. ncbi request reprint Characterization of renal tumours with pulse inversion harmonic imaging by intermittent high mechanical index technique: initial results
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 13:1402-12. 2003
    ..The PIHI has been shown to differentiate solid RCC from typical AML by contrast enhancement assessment after Levovist injection, but differential diagnosis both in solid and in cystic renal masses still remains difficult...
  29. ncbi request reprint Liver haemangiomas undetermined at grey-scale ultrasound: contrast-enhancement patterns with SonoVue and pulse-inversion US
    Tommaso Vincenzo Bartolotta
    Department of Radiology, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 127, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Eur Radiol 15:685-93. 2005
    ..In conclusion, PI after the administration of SonoVue enabled the depiction of typical contrast-enhancement patterns in haemangiomas undetermined at baseline US...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography versus baseline ultrasound and contrast-enhanced computed tomography in metastatic disease of the liver: diagnostic performance and confidence
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 16:1599-609. 2006
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  31. ncbi request reprint Terminology for contrast-enhanced sonography: a practical glossary
    Orlando Catalano
    Department of Radiology, National Cancer Institute, Fondazione Pascale, Naples, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 26:717-30. 2007
    ..The purpose of this glossary is to offer an updated guide to the correct terminology for contrast-enhanced sonography...
  32. doi request reprint The mammography project at the SYRMEP beamline
    D Dreossi
    Sincrotrone Trieste ScpA, Trieste, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 68:S58-62. 2008
    ..Preliminary analysis shows the high diagnostic quality of the PhC SR images that were acquired with equal or less delivered dose compared to the conventional ones...
  33. ncbi request reprint Characterization of focal liver lesions with pulse inversion harmonic imaging (PIHI) using a second generation US contrast agent
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Italy
    Acad Radiol 9:S376-9. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Detection of liver metastases by pulse inversion harmonic imaging during Levovist late phase: comparison with conventional ultrasound and helical CT in 160 patients
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 13:475-83. 2003
    ..9). The smallest identified metastases presented 3-mm mean diameter on PIHI, 5-mm on HCT and 7-mm on conventional US. PIHI with Levovist is a reliable technique in metastases detection...
  35. ncbi request reprint US characterization of focal hepatic lesions with intermittent high-acoustic-power mode and contrast material
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste 34149, Italy
    Acad Radiol 10:739-50. 2003
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  36. doi request reprint Assessment of a new mathematical model for the computation of numerical parameters related to renal cortical blood flow and fractional blood volume by contrast-enhanced ultrasound
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste, Italy
    Ultrasound Med Biol 35:616-27. 2009
    ..The piecewise linear function versus standard negative exponential function improved data approximation for the computation of numerical values related to renal cortical blood flow velocity and fractional blood volume...
  37. ncbi request reprint Radiologic-pathologic correlations of intratumoral tissue components in the most common solid and cystic renal tumors. Pictorial review
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 15:1734-44. 2005
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  38. doi request reprint The added diagnostic value of 64-row multidetector CT combined with contrast-enhanced US in the evaluation of hepatocellular nodule vascularity: implications in the diagnosis of malignancy in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 19:651-63. 2009
    ..05), while no change in specificity was provided by combined analysis. The combined assessment of hepatocellular nodule vascularity at CT and CEUS improved sensitivity in the diagnosis of malignancy in patients with liver cirrhosis...
  39. doi request reprint Complete penile corporeal septation: evaluation with contrast enhanced US
    Michele Bertolotto
    Department of Radiology, University of Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume 449, 34149, Trieste, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 33:621-5. 2008
    ..Complete penile corporeal septation is a rare malformation in which the corpora cavernosa are completely isolated. We describe a new method to reach the diagnosis of this malformation using contrast enhanced US...
  40. ncbi request reprint Renal parenchymal diseases: is characterization feasible with ultrasound?
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 12:2006-20. 2002
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  41. ncbi request reprint Characterization of liver hemangiomas with pulse inversion harmonic imaging
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Eur Radiol 12:537-44. 2002
    ..In few liver hemangiomas atypical on conventional US PIHI did not identify a characteristic pattern and helical CT was necessary for final characterization...
  42. pmc Diagnostic value of hepatocellular nodule vascularity after microbubble injection for characterizing malignancy in patients with cirrhosis
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste, Italy 34149
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:1474-83. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the diagnostic value of hepatocellular nodule vascularity after microbubble injection for characterization of malignancy in patients with cirrhosis of the liver...
  43. ncbi request reprint Comparison of visual and quantitative analysis for characterization of insonated liver tumors after microbubble contrast injection
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, University of Trieste, Cattinara Hospital, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste 34149, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1560-70. 2006
    ..The objective of our study was to compare diagnostic performance of visual and quantitative analysis for the characterization of liver tumors insonated at low transmit power after microbubble contrast agent injection...
  44. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of urethral color ultrasound imaging in the diagnosis of female intrinsic sphincter deficiency: preliminary results
    S Siracusano
    Department of Urology, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Spinal Cord 40:192-5. 2002
    ..Prospective study...
  45. ncbi request reprint Characterization of focal hepatic lesions in cirrhotic patients by Pulse Inversion Harmonic Imaging US contrast specific technique with Levovist
    Emilio Quaia
    Istituto di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Universita degli Studi, Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 104:285-94. 2002
    ..To evaluate the capabilities of Pulse Inversion Harmonic Imaging (PIHI) with hepatospecific US contrast agent Levovist in the characterization of focal liver lesions in cirrhotic patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Color Doppler features of hepatic involvement in Rendu-Osler-Weber disease
    Daniela Dibilio
    U C O di Radiologia, Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 105:394-8. 2003
  47. doi request reprint Painful penile induration: imaging findings and management
    Michele Bertolotto
    Department of Radiology, University of Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Trieste, Italy
    Radiographics 29:477-93. 2009
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging is the optimal imaging modality for tumor staging. Other imaging modalities are required less frequently...
  48. ncbi request reprint Resistive index in patients with renal colic: differences after medical treatment with indomethacin and ketorolac
    Michele Bertolotto
    UCO di Radiologia, Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara, Trieste, Italy
    Radiol Med 106:370-5. 2003
    ..To investigate whether colour Doppler US can demonstrate haemodynamic differences in patients with renal colic after pharmacological treatment with indomethacin and ketorolac...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Differential patterns of contrast enhancement in different focal liver lesions after injection of the microbubble US contrast agent SonoVue]
    Emilio Quaia
    Istituto di Radiologia, Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Ospedale di Cattinara
    Radiol Med 107:155-65. 2004
    ..To identify differential contrast enhancement patterns in different focal hepatic lesions after injection of the microbubble contrast agent SonoVue using high or low acoustic power imaging...
  50. ncbi request reprint Comparison of diagnostic performance of unenhanced vs SonoVue - enhanced ultrasonography in focal liver lesions characterization. The experience of three Italian centers
    Emilio Quaia
    Istituto di Radiologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Universita degli Studi, Trieste
    Radiol Med 108:71-81. 2004
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic performance of contrast-enhanced US with SonoVue (Bracco, Milan, Italy) compared to baseline US in focal hepatic lesions characterization...
  51. ncbi request reprint The application of ultrasound contrast agents in the characterization of renal tumors
    Salvatore Siracusano
    Department of Urology, Trieste University, Ospedale di Cattinara, Via Strada di Fiume 447, 34100 Trieste, Italy
    World J Urol 22:316-22. 2004
    ..PIHI with Levovist may differentiate solid RCCs from AMLs with no hypervascular pattern while solid RCCs show a higher intensity of contrast enhancement than hypervascular AML...
  52. ncbi request reprint Initial observations on the effect of irradiation on the liver-specific uptake of Levovist
    Emilio Quaia
    Department of Radiology, Imperial College School of Medicine Hammersmith Hospital Campus, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK
    Eur J Radiol 41:192-9. 2002
    ..The two likely mechanisms would be damage to the Kupffer cells and or the vascular endothelium, although the relative contribution of these is unclear...
  53. doi request reprint Inflammatory activity in Crohn disease: ultrasound findings
    Vincenzo Migaleddu
    Sardinian Mediterranean Imaging Research Group no profit foundation, Via Gorizia no 11, 07100, Sassari Sardinia, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 33:589-97. 2008
    ..Peri-intestinal inflammatory involvement can be also characterized. CE-US can provide prognostic data concerning clinical recurrence of the inflammatory disease and evaluate the efficacy of drugs treatments...