James T Rhea

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Controversies in emergency radiology. CT versus ultrasound in the evaluation of blunt abdominal trauma
    James T Rhea
    Department of Radiology FH 210, Massachusetts General Hospital, Fruit Street, MA 02114, Boston, USA
    Emerg Radiol 10:289-95. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Detection of vascular injuries in patients with blunt pelvic trauma by using 64-channel multidetector CT
    Jennifer L Kertesz
    Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center, 820 Harrison Ave, FGH Building, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiographics 29:151-64. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Abdominal 64-MDCT for suspected appendicitis: the use of oral and IV contrast material versus IV contrast material only
    Stephan W Anderson
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02217, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:1282-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The status of appendiceal CT in an urban medical center 5 years after its introduction: experience with 753 patients
    James T Rhea
    Harvard Medical School and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1802-8. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Use of 64-row multidetector CT angiography in blunt and penetrating trauma of the upper and lower extremities
    Sabrina Pieroni
    Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center, 820 Harrison Ave, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiographics 29:863-76. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of image quality between conventional and low-dose nonenhanced head CT
    Mark E Mullins
    Neuroradiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:533-8. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Extremity CT angiography: application to trauma using 64-MDCT
    Neil Shah
    Boston University Medical School, Boston, MA 02218, USA
    Emerg Radiol 16:425-32. 2009
  8. doi request reprint CT of blunt abdominal and pelvic vascular injury
    Michelle Vu
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Emerg Radiol 17:21-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Blunt trauma: feasibility and clinical utility of pelvic CT angiography performed with 64-detector row CT
    Stephan W Anderson
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, 88 E Newton St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Radiology 246:410-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Influence of body habitus and use of oral contrast on reader confidence in patients with suspected acute appendicitis using 64 MDCT
    Stephan W Anderson
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02218, USA
    Emerg Radiol 17:445-53. 2010

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Controversies in emergency radiology. CT versus ultrasound in the evaluation of blunt abdominal trauma
    James T Rhea
    Department of Radiology FH 210, Massachusetts General Hospital, Fruit Street, MA 02114, Boston, USA
    Emerg Radiol 10:289-95. 2004
    ..If a BAT patient is unstable, US is beneficial in screening for certain injuries or large hemoperitoneum prior to an exploratory laparotomy...
  2. doi request reprint Detection of vascular injuries in patients with blunt pelvic trauma by using 64-channel multidetector CT
    Jennifer L Kertesz
    Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center, 820 Harrison Ave, FGH Building, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiographics 29:151-64. 2009
    ..A standard dose of 100 mL intravenous contrast material is injected at a rate of 5 mL/sec, and 30 mL saline solution, also at 5 mL/sec, is injected as a "chasing" bolus to follow the contrast material...
  3. doi request reprint Abdominal 64-MDCT for suspected appendicitis: the use of oral and IV contrast material versus IV contrast material only
    Stephan W Anderson
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02217, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:1282-8. 2009
    ..The objective of our study was to compare the diagnostic accuracy of IV contrast-enhanced 64-MDCT with and without the use of oral contrast material in diagnosing appendicitis in patients with abdominal pain...
  4. ncbi request reprint The status of appendiceal CT in an urban medical center 5 years after its introduction: experience with 753 patients
    James T Rhea
    Harvard Medical School and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1802-8. 2005
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Use of 64-row multidetector CT angiography in blunt and penetrating trauma of the upper and lower extremities
    Sabrina Pieroni
    Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center, 820 Harrison Ave, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiographics 29:863-76. 2009
    ..By demonstrating the extent, location, and type of injury, CT angiography aids in the decision-making process to determine the appropriate management for each injury in each patient...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of image quality between conventional and low-dose nonenhanced head CT
    Mark E Mullins
    Neuroradiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:533-8. 2004
    ..Increasing use of CT for evaluating neurologic disease may expose patients to considerable levels of ionizing radiation. We compared the image quality of low-mAs head CT scans with that of conventional nonenhanced scans...
  7. doi request reprint Extremity CT angiography: application to trauma using 64-MDCT
    Neil Shah
    Boston University Medical School, Boston, MA 02218, USA
    Emerg Radiol 16:425-32. 2009
    ..Finally, the advantages and techniques of integrating extremity CTA into torso trauma protocols will be described...
  8. doi request reprint CT of blunt abdominal and pelvic vascular injury
    Michelle Vu
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Emerg Radiol 17:21-9. 2010
    ..Also, evolving lessons from our level I trauma center in the use of multiphasic imaging to further characterize sources of a vascular blush and the differentiation of arterial from venous sources of active hemorrhage are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Blunt trauma: feasibility and clinical utility of pelvic CT angiography performed with 64-detector row CT
    Stephan W Anderson
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, 88 E Newton St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Radiology 246:410-9. 2008
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the integration of pelvic computed tomographic (CT) angiography into the thoracoabdominal CT examination of blunt trauma by using 64-detector row CT to differentiate active arterial from active venous hemorrhage...
  10. doi request reprint Influence of body habitus and use of oral contrast on reader confidence in patients with suspected acute appendicitis using 64 MDCT
    Stephan W Anderson
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02218, USA
    Emerg Radiol 17:445-53. 2010
    ..No further effects of BMI or intra-abdominal fat on confidence in diagnosing or excluding appendicitis were seen. Neither BMI nor intra-abdominal fat were seen to influence appendiceal visualization...
  11. doi request reprint Active extravasation of the abdomen and pelvis in trauma using 64MDCT
    Akira M Murakami
    Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center, FGH Building, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Emerg Radiol 16:375-82. 2009
    ..Normalized attenuation values of the active extravasation, however, are not predictive of subsequent management...
  12. ncbi request reprint 64 MDCT in multiple trauma patients: imaging manifestations and clinical implications of active extravasation
    Stephan W Anderson
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Emerg Radiol 14:151-9. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Suspected aortic dissection and other aortic disorders: multi-detector row CT in 373 cases in the emergency setting
    Robert G Hayter
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02115, USA
    Radiology 238:841-52. 2006
    ..To retrospectively review the authors' experience with multi-detector row computed tomography (CT) for detection of aortic dissection in the emergency setting...
  14. doi request reprint MDCT evaluation of blunt abdominal trauma: clinical significance of free intraperitoneal fluid in males with absence of identifiable injury
    T Eric Drasin
    Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, FGH Bldg, 3rd Floor, 820 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:1821-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine the clinical significance of the isolated finding of free intraperitoneal fluid on 64-MDCT in male patients who have undergone blunt trauma...
  15. doi request reprint Imaging of blunt pancreatic trauma
    Satinder Rekhi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Emerg Radiol 17:13-9. 2010
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Imaging colorectal trauma using 64-MDCT technology
    Jose M Bondia
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Emerg Radiol 16:433-40. 2009
    ..Additionally, the CT protocol methods specific to colorectal injuries are detailed...
  17. ncbi request reprint How to simplify the CT diagnosis of Le Fort fractures
    James T Rhea
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Fruit St, FH 210, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1700-5. 2005
    ..The numerous components seen in the Le Fort fractures make classification difficult. Our objective is to simplify the task of classifying Le Fort fractures...
  18. ncbi request reprint Radiation dose is reduced with a single-pass whole-body multi-detector row CT trauma protocol compared with a conventional segmented method: initial experience
    Thomas Ptak
    Department of Radiology, Division of Emergency Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit St, FND 210, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 229:902-5. 2003
    ..The reduction in radiation dose is thought to represent a reduction in redundant imaging at overlap zones between body segments scanned in the segmental protocol but not in the continuous acquisition...
  19. ncbi request reprint Review of suspected acute appendicitis in adults and children using CT and colonic contrast material
    Mark E Mullins
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 24:107-13. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint CT of nontraumatic abdominal fluid collections after initial fluid resuscitation of patients with major burns
    Vernon M Chapman
    Department of Radiology, FND 216, Division of Emergency Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, PO Box 9657, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:1493-6. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Rare benign and malignant appendiceal lesions: spectrum of computed tomography findings with pathologic correlation
    Yi You Chiou
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 27:297-306. 2003
    ..Radiologists need to understand the full spectrum of appendiceal abnormalities, their underlying pathologic changes, and associated CT imaging findings...
  22. ncbi request reprint Trends in the use of CT and radiography in the evaluation of facial trauma, 1992-2002: implications for current costs
    Brian G Turner
    Department of Radiology FND 210, Massachusetts General Hospital, 32 Fruit St, PO Box 9657, Boston, MA 02114 2698, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:751-4. 2004
    ..Our goal was to compare the amount of CT and radiography performed for facial trauma at a level 1 trauma center in 1992 and in 2002 and to determine hospital costs for the imaging of these patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cerebral fractional anisotropy score in trauma patients: a new indicator of white matter injury after trauma
    Thomas Ptak
    Division of Emergency Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit St, FND 210, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1401-7. 2003
    ..We propose the cerebral fractional anisotropy score in trauma (C-FAST) as an index of white matter injury, and we correlate C-FAST with several predictor and outcome variables...
  24. ncbi request reprint Multi-detector row CT: radiation dose characteristics
    Leena M Hamberg
    Department of Radiology, Perfusion and Physiology Analysis Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Gray Bldg, Rm B238, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 226:762-72. 2003
    ..To determine the dose characteristics of multi-detector row computed tomography (CT) and to provide tabulated dose values and rules of thumb that assist in minimizing the radiation dose at multi-detector row CT...
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical comparison of standard-dose and 50% reduced-dose abdominal CT: effect on image quality
    Mannudeep K Kalra
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, White 270 E, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:1101-6. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that radiation doses for abdominal CT could be reduced by adjusting the dose for a patient's weight and cross-sectional abdominal dimensions, with the resultant scans still being of diagnostic quality...
  26. ncbi request reprint Frequency, sensitivity, and specificity of individual signs of diverticulitis on thin-section helical CT with colonic contrast material: experience with 312 cases
    Moritz F Kircher
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, 32 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:1313-8. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the frequency, sensitivity, and specificity of the individual signs of diverticulitis using helical CT with colonic contrast material...
  27. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography evaluation of diverticulitis
    Tara Lawrimore
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 19:194-204. 2004
    ..The accuracy, techniques, criteria for diagnosis, and staging and applications of CT imaging in acute diverticulitis are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Transportable versus fixed platform CT scanners: comparison of costs
    William W Mayo-Smith
    Department of Radiology, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Radiology 226:63-8. 2003
    ..To compare the aggregate hospital technical costs of a transportable computed tomographic (CT) scanner used to image patients in an intensive care unit with those of a fixed platform CT scanner in the radiology department...
  29. ncbi request reprint Emergency department abdominal computed tomography for nontraumatic abdominal pain: optimizing utilization
    Lucy Modahl
    Department of Radiology, NightHawk Radiology Services, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:860-6. 2006
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  30. ncbi request reprint Lumbar fractures in adult blunt trauma: axial and single-slice helical abdominal and pelvic computed tomographic scans versus portable plain films
    Peter M Rhee
    Department of Surgery, Trauma Services, Washington Hospital Center, DC 20010, USA
    J Trauma 53:663-7; discussion 667. 2002
    ..Since many trauma patients often undergo AP-CT scanning to evaluate for possible intra-abdominal injuries, using the AP-CT scan to screen for lumbar fractures could make the trauma evaluation process more efficient...