Alexander J Towbin

Summary

Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of the pediatric liver: imaging of steatosis, iron deposition, and fibrosis
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA Electronic address
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 21:669-80. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Practice policy and quality initiatives: decreasing variability in turnaround time for radiographic studies from the emergency department
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology and Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Radiographics 33:361-71. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Schatzki ring in pediatric and young adult patients
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 42:1437-40. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Focal nodular hyperplasia in children, adolescents, and young adults
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 41:341-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Creating a comprehensive customer service program to help convey critical and acute results of radiology studies
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:W48-51. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Chronic granulomatous disease
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 40:657-68; quiz 792-3. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Transient hepatic attenuation differences in neonates
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45241, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 39:798-803. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The CT appearance of intraoral chewing gum
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 38:1350-2. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Hepatoblastoma imaging with gadoxetate disodium-enhanced MRI--typical, atypical, pre- and post-treatment evaluation
    Arthur B Meyers
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 42:859-66. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint CT and MR enterography in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease
    Alexander J Towbin
    From the Departments of Radiology A J T, J S, D B W, D J P and Gastroenterology L A D, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45241
    Radiographics 33:1843-60. 2013

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of the pediatric liver: imaging of steatosis, iron deposition, and fibrosis
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA Electronic address
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 21:669-80. 2013
    ..These methods provide objective measures of diffuse liver processes and aid hepatologists in the diagnosis and management of liver disease. ..
  2. doi request reprint Practice policy and quality initiatives: decreasing variability in turnaround time for radiographic studies from the emergency department
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology and Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Radiographics 33:361-71. 2013
    ..7 to 79.8 minutes. Quality improvement techniques were used to decrease mean TAT and the variability in TAT for ED radiographs. This change was associated with an improvement in ED throughput...
  3. doi request reprint Schatzki ring in pediatric and young adult patients
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 42:1437-40. 2012
    ..A Schatzki ring (SR) is an uncommon finding in children. Entities previously associated with an SR include gastroesophageal reflux (GER), hiatal hernia (HH) and eosinophilic esophagitis (EE)...
  4. doi request reprint Focal nodular hyperplasia in children, adolescents, and young adults
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 41:341-9. 2011
    ..In order to understand whether there are differences in the etiology or appearance of FNH in children, we analyzed the clinical information and imaging of pathologically proven cases...
  5. doi request reprint Creating a comprehensive customer service program to help convey critical and acute results of radiology studies
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:W48-51. 2011
    ..This article will describe the implementation of a comprehensive customer service program in a hospital-based radiology department...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chronic granulomatous disease
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 40:657-68; quiz 792-3. 2010
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review the imaging findings of CGD that can manifest throughout the body...
  7. ncbi request reprint Transient hepatic attenuation differences in neonates
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45241, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 39:798-803. 2009
    ..Although THADs have been described in adolescents and adults, they have not previously been described in neonates...
  8. doi request reprint The CT appearance of intraoral chewing gum
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 38:1350-2. 2008
    ..Because of the potential for misdiagnosis, screening for intraoral foreign bodies should be considered prior to imaging...
  9. doi request reprint Hepatoblastoma imaging with gadoxetate disodium-enhanced MRI--typical, atypical, pre- and post-treatment evaluation
    Arthur B Meyers
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 42:859-66. 2012
    ..Hepatoblastoma is the most common primary hepatic malignancy of childhood. In this review, we describe our experience with this agent both before and after initiating therapy in children with hepatoblastoma...
  10. ncbi request reprint CT and MR enterography in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease
    Alexander J Towbin
    From the Departments of Radiology A J T, J S, D B W, D J P and Gastroenterology L A D, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45241
    Radiographics 33:1843-60. 2013
    ..The authors discuss the use of CT enterography and MR enterography in the context of pediatric IBD in terms of advantages and disadvantages, protocol, and imaging findings. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint Altered liver morphology after portal vein thrombosis: not always cirrhosis
    Mitchell E Tublin
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2784-8. 2008
    ..Awareness of this appearance after primary portal vein thrombosis may prevent an erroneous diagnosis of cirrhosis...
  12. doi request reprint Non-contrast MRA using an inflow-enhanced, inversion recovery SSFP technique in pediatric abdominal imaging
    Suraj Serai
    Radiology, MLC 5031, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 42:364-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this work is to demonstrate the utility of an inflow-enhanced, inversion recovery balanced steady-state free precession-based (b-SSFP) NC-MRA technique...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pediatric liver MR elastography
    Suraj D Serai
    Department of Radiology, MLC 5031, Cincinnati Children s Hospital and Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:2713-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article is to present our initial clinical experience and illustrate our modified technique for the application of liver MRE in pediatric patients at our medical center...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic reference ranges for pediatric abdominal CT
    Marilyn J Goske
    Department of Radiology, James M Anderson Center for Healthcare Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Radiology 268:208-18. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint Quality initiatives: department scorecard: a tool to help drive imaging care delivery performance
    Lane F Donnelly
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Radiographics 30:2029-38. 2010
    ..The use of such a scorecard can help develop a departmental culture of quality improvement, focus healthcare providers on specific quality improvement projects, and drive departmental performance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Journal club: The pediatric appendix: defining normal
    Andrew T Trout
    1 Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 202:936-45. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize the normal pediatric appendix and the variables that affect its diameter...
  17. doi request reprint Does secretin add value in pediatric magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography?
    Andrew T Trout
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 43:479-86. 2013
    ..In our pediatric practice, however, we have not observed substantial benefit with the use of secretin...
  18. doi request reprint Beyond acute appendicitis: imaging of additional pathologies of the pediatric appendix
    Kelly R Dietz
    Amplatz Children s Hospital, Department of Radiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 43:232-42; quiz 259. 2013
    ..Familiarity with these alternative diagnoses might be particularly helpful in guiding management of the child whose clinical presentation is not typical for primary acute appendicitis...
  19. doi request reprint Incidence and etiology of new liver lesions in pediatric patients previously treated for malignancy
    Ethan A Smith
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:186-91. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the time course, cause, and imaging characteristics of all new liver lesions in pediatric patients with a previously treated malignancy...
  20. doi request reprint Causes of esophageal food bolus impaction in the pediatric population
    Lincoln O Diniz
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:690-3. 2012
    ..The causes of esophageal food bolus impaction are thought to be different in the pediatric population as compared to adults...
  21. doi request reprint Inflammatory bowel disease in children and adolescents: assessing the diagnostic performance and interreader agreement of magnetic resonance enterography compared to histopathology
    Daniel B Wallihan
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnett Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Acad Radiol 19:819-26. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint Management of stage 4S composite neuroblastoma with a MYCN-amplified nodule
    Michael W Bishop
    Division of Hematology Oncology Division of Pathology Department of Radiology Division of Gastroenterology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 36:e31-5. 2014
    ..After adrenalectomy, the patient has been observed without use of chemotherapy and has no evidence of disease progression. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of anorectal malformations
    Daniel J Podberesky
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA Electronic address
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 21:791-812. 2013
    ..This article discusses the role of MR imaging in evaluating ARM patients. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Characterization of pediatric liver lesions with gadoxetate disodium
    Arthur B Meyers
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnett Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 41:1183-97. 2011
    ..As a hepatocyte-specific MRI contrast agent, Gd-EOB-DTPA has the potential to improve characterization and provide a more specific diagnosis of pediatric liver masses...
  25. doi request reprint Computer-based simulator for radiology: an educational tool
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Radiographics 28:309-16. 2008
    ..Besides education, other possible uses include certification, testing, and the creation of teaching files...
  26. pmc Increased prevalence of luminal narrowing and stricturing identified by enterography in pediatric Crohn's disease patients with elevated granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor autoantibodies
    Dana M H Dykes
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:2146-54. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether CD patients with elevated GM-CSF Ab (≥1.6 μg/mL) have a higher prevalence of LN and stricturing on CTE or MRE...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fluoroscopic findings in pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis
    Lincoln O Diniz
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 5031, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 42:721-7. 2012
    ..Several fluoroscopic findings have been described in EE, but the frequency of these findings is unknown...
  28. ncbi request reprint A review of two cases of fenestrated internal jugular veins as seen by CT angiography
    Alexander J Towbin
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:1433-4. 2004
    ..Although their clinical significance is questionable, their importance in presurgical planning may be considerable. We present a report of two cases of internal jugular vein fenestration...