Elvira V Lang

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can words hurt? Patient-provider interactions during invasive procedures
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 02215 Boston, MA, USA
    Pain 114:303-9. 2005
  2. pmc Beneficial effects of hypnosis and adverse effects of empathic attention during percutaneous tumor treatment: when being nice does not suffice
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:897-905. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Managing distress, discomfort, and anxiety in imaging
    Elvira V Lang
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    Radiol Manage 33:55-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Effect of team training on patients' ability to complete MRI examinations
    Elvira V Lang
    Hypnalgesics, LLC, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:18-23. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Central venous recanalization in patients with short gut syndrome: restoration of candidacy for intestinal and multivisceral transplantation
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, West CC 308, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:1203-13. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal and communication skills training for radiology trainees using a rotating peer supervision model (microteaching)
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Radiol 12:901-8. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Large-core breast biopsy: abnormal salivary cortisol profiles associated with uncertainty of diagnosis
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 250:631-7. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Hemolysis comparison between the OmniSonics OmniWave Endovascular System and the Possis AngioJet in a porcine model
    Elvira V Lang
    OmniSonics Medical Technologies, Wilmington, Massachusetts, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:1215-21. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Pain and anxiety during interventional radiologic procedures: effect of patients' state anxiety at baseline and modulation by nonpharmacologic analgesia adjuncts
    Christine J Schupp
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, WCC 308, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:1585-92. 2005
  10. pmc Adjunctive self-hypnotic relaxation for outpatient medical procedures: a prospective randomized trial with women undergoing large core breast biopsy
    Elvira V Lang
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Department of Radiology, Boston, MA, USA
    Pain 126:155-64. 2006

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Can words hurt? Patient-provider interactions during invasive procedures
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 02215 Boston, MA, USA
    Pain 114:303-9. 2005
    ..This conclusion has implications for the training in medical communication skills and suggests the need for randomized trials testing different patient-practioner interactions...
  2. pmc Beneficial effects of hypnosis and adverse effects of empathic attention during percutaneous tumor treatment: when being nice does not suffice
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:897-905. 2008
    ..To determine how hypnosis and empathic attention during percutaneous tumor treatments affect pain, anxiety, drug use, and adverse events...
  3. ncbi request reprint Managing distress, discomfort, and anxiety in imaging
    Elvira V Lang
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    Radiol Manage 33:55-8. 2011
    ..A method of patient interaction called Comfort Talk was developed in which schedulers, receptionists, nurses, technologists, and physicians are extensively trained in advanced rapport skills and setting expectations...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of team training on patients' ability to complete MRI examinations
    Elvira V Lang
    Hypnalgesics, LLC, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:18-23. 2010
    ..Assess whether staff training in advanced rapport skills and self-hypnotic relaxation techniques reduces noncompletion rates during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Central venous recanalization in patients with short gut syndrome: restoration of candidacy for intestinal and multivisceral transplantation
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, West CC 308, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:1203-13. 2005
    ..To assess feasibility and success of venous recanalization in patients with short gut syndrome who have lost their traditional central venous access and required intestinal or multivisceral transplantation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal and communication skills training for radiology trainees using a rotating peer supervision model (microteaching)
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Radiol 12:901-8. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Large-core breast biopsy: abnormal salivary cortisol profiles associated with uncertainty of diagnosis
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 250:631-7. 2009
    ..To determine whether uncertainty of the diagnosis after large-core breast biopsy (LCBB) adversely affects biochemical stress levels...
  8. doi request reprint Hemolysis comparison between the OmniSonics OmniWave Endovascular System and the Possis AngioJet in a porcine model
    Elvira V Lang
    OmniSonics Medical Technologies, Wilmington, Massachusetts, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:1215-21. 2008
    ..To compare the degree of hemolysis generated during use of the ultrasound-based OmniSonics OmniWave Endovascular System and the Possis AngioJet connected to an Xpeedior-6 catheter...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pain and anxiety during interventional radiologic procedures: effect of patients' state anxiety at baseline and modulation by nonpharmacologic analgesia adjuncts
    Christine J Schupp
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, WCC 308, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:1585-92. 2005
    ..To assess how patients' underlying anxiety affects their experience of distress, use of resources, and responsiveness toward nonpharmacologic analgesia adjunct therapies during invasive procedures...
  10. pmc Adjunctive self-hypnotic relaxation for outpatient medical procedures: a prospective randomized trial with women undergoing large core breast biopsy
    Elvira V Lang
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Department of Radiology, Boston, MA, USA
    Pain 126:155-64. 2006
    ..We conclude that, while both structured empathy and hypnosis decrease procedural pain and anxiety, hypnosis provides more powerful anxiety relief without undue cost and thus appears attractive for outpatient pain management...
  11. ncbi request reprint Shaping the experience of behavior: construct of an electronic teaching module in nonpharmacologic analgesia and anxiolysis
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Radiol 9:1185-93. 2002
    ..The authors' purpose was to develop an electronic teaching module in nonpharmacologic analgesia and anxiolysis for use in the radiology department...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of sex and gender on drug-seeking behavior during invasive medical procedures
    Verena J Stinshoff
    Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Interventional Radiology, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Radiol 11:390-7. 2004
    ..To assess how sex affects patients' drug-seeking, pain, and anxiety during interventional procedures...
  13. doi request reprint In vitro analysis of downstream particulates with mechanical thrombectomy devices: comparison of 20-kHz sonothrombolytic and rotating dispersion wire systems
    Gloria M Salazar
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 20:634-9. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Inhaled nitric oxide as an adjunct to suction thrombectomy for pulmonary embolism
    Salomao Faintuch
    Departments of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue WCC 308, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:1311-5. 2004
    ..The treatment with this inhalable vasodilator was based on the hypothesis that prolonged ischemia had induced microcirculatory vasospasm, persistent after removal of the central clot...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adverse short-term effects of attention-control treatment on hypnotizability: a challenge in designing controlled hypnosis trials
    Timothy Koch
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 51:357-68. 2003
    ..The authors conclude that patients who were aided by an external focus intraoperatively are postoperatively less able or willing to follow suggestions measuring hypnotizability than patients who had guidance to self-hypnotic relaxation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of adjunct hypnosis with sedation during outpatient interventional radiologic procedures
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, West Campus 308 CC, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Radiology 222:375-82. 2002
    ..To compare the cost of standard intravenous conscious sedation with that of sedation with adjunct self-hypnotic relaxation during outpatient interventional radiologic procedures...
  17. doi request reprint Endovenous laser ablation of the saphenous veins: bilateral versus unilateral single-session procedures
    Bertrand Janne d'Othée
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114 2696, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:211-5. 2008
    ..To assess the feasibility of bilateral endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) of saphenous veins in a single session with use of diluted lidocaine for tumescent anesthesia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adverse cerebrovascular effects of intraarterial CO2 injections: development of an in vitro/in vivo model for assessment of gas-based toxicity
    David B Kozlov
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:713-26. 2005
    ..To assess whether and how CO(2) can cause ischemic injury in the central nervous system after internal carotid artery injection...
  19. ncbi request reprint Postprocedure pain management of interventional radiology patients
    Olga Hatsiopoulou
    Departments of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue WCC 308, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 14:1373-85. 2003
    ..The article addresses the safe use of these agents in addition to reflections on assessment and the cognitive elements of the pain experience...
  20. doi request reprint Understanding patient satisfaction ratings for radiology services
    Elvira V Lang
    1 Hypnalgesics, LLC, 157 Ivy St, Brookline, MA 02446
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 201:1190-5; quiz 1196. 2013
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  21. pmc Distress in the radiology waiting room
    Nicole Flory
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Radiology 260:166-73. 2011
    ..To assess the level of distress in women awaiting radiologic procedures...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effect of hyperoxygenation on T1 relaxation time in vitro
    Bertrand Janne d'Othée
    Department of Radiology W CC 335, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 5400, USA
    Acad Radiol 10:854-60. 2003
    ..Ventilation with high oxygen (O2) concentrations has been shown to decrease T1 in blood and tissues of patients. This study aims to assess the effect of hyperoxygenation on the T1 relaxation time of blood and other physiologic solutions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Tumor thromboembolism masquerading as bland pulmonary embolism
    Chad W Brecher
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:293-6. 2004
    ..Identification of tumor thromboembolism may help to alter future work-ups, provide useful prognostic information for a patient, and affect future treatment options...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hypnosis for acute distress management during medical procedures
    Nicole Flory
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 55:303-17. 2007
    ..Obstacles and possible reasons for the slow acceptance of nonpharmacologic interventions, mind-body therapies, and patient-centered approaches are addressed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fibrin sheath removal from central venous catheters: an internal snare manoeuvre
    Arra S Reddy
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, One Deaconess Road, Room 327C, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1762-5. 2007
    ..We present a minimally invasive technique to remove thrombi and debris from within the lumen of a partially thrombosed haemodialysis catheter while simultaneously stripping the fibrous sheath...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of intra-arterial carbon dioxide on perfusion in vitro and in vivo
    David Koziov
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Radiol 9:S438-40. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of age on responsiveness to adjunct hypnotic analgesia during invasive medical procedures
    Susan K Lutgendorf
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:191-9. 2007
    ..To assess the effects of age on responsiveness to self-hypnotic relaxation as an analgesic adjunct in patients undergoing invasive medical procedures...

Research Grants1

  1. Midcareer Development in Nonpharmacologic Analgesia
    Elvira Lang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The mentoring of beginning clinical researchers will have contributed towards fostering a self- sustaining mode of integrated practice in the future. ..