G Gazelle

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Quality of life in patients with various Barrett's esophagus associated health states
    Chin Hur
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:45. 2006
  2. doi request reprint A framework for assessing the value of diagnostic imaging in the era of comparative effectiveness research
    G Scott Gazelle
    Department of Radiology, Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114 4724, USA
    Radiology 261:692-8. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis in the assessment of diagnostic imaging technologies
    G Scott Gazelle
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114 4724, USA
    Radiology 235:361-70. 2005
  4. pmc Patient preferences for the chemoprevention of esophageal adenocarcinoma in Barrett's esophagus
    Chin Hur
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2432-42. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of photodynamic therapy for treatment of Barrett's esophagus with high grade dysplasia
    Chin Hur
    Gastrointestinal Unit and Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 48:1273-83. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of aspirin chemoprevention for Barrett's esophagus
    Chin Hur
    Gastrointestinal Unit and The Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:316-25. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Metastatic colorectal carcinoma: cost-effectiveness of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation versus that of hepatic resection
    G Scott Gazelle
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Zero Emerson Place, Suite 2H, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 233:729-39. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of coronary computed tomography angiography in the evaluation of patients with chest pain
    Joseph A Ladapo
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:2409-22. 2009
  9. pmc Cost-effectiveness of prophylactic surgery for duodenal cancer in familial adenomatous polyposis
    Wesley H Greenblatt
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2677-84. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of preference-based utilities of the Short-Form 36 Health Survey and Health Utilities Index before and after treatment of patients with intermittent claudication
    Johanna L Bosch
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Med Decis Making 22:403-9. 2002

Detail Information

Publications73

  1. pmc Quality of life in patients with various Barrett's esophagus associated health states
    Chin Hur
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:45. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the health related quality of life associated with Barrett's esophagus and many of the pivotal health states associated with Barrett's HGD management...
  2. doi request reprint A framework for assessing the value of diagnostic imaging in the era of comparative effectiveness research
    G Scott Gazelle
    Department of Radiology, Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114 4724, USA
    Radiology 261:692-8. 2011
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis in the assessment of diagnostic imaging technologies
    G Scott Gazelle
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114 4724, USA
    Radiology 235:361-70. 2005
    ..The article will then conclude with a consideration of the limits of medical technology assessment...
  4. pmc Patient preferences for the chemoprevention of esophageal adenocarcinoma in Barrett's esophagus
    Chin Hur
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2432-42. 2008
    ..Our aim was to determine and characterize preferences for these two drugs in patients with BE...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of photodynamic therapy for treatment of Barrett's esophagus with high grade dysplasia
    Chin Hur
    Gastrointestinal Unit and Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 48:1273-83. 2003
    ..In conclusion, PDT increases life expectancy and is cost-effective when compared to endoscopic surveillance and surgical esophagectomy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of aspirin chemoprevention for Barrett's esophagus
    Chin Hur
    Gastrointestinal Unit and The Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:316-25. 2004
    ..We used a modeling approach to determine and compare the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of aspirin with and without endoscopic surveillance to prevent esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Metastatic colorectal carcinoma: cost-effectiveness of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation versus that of hepatic resection
    G Scott Gazelle
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Zero Emerson Place, Suite 2H, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 233:729-39. 2004
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of coronary computed tomography angiography in the evaluation of patients with chest pain
    Joseph A Ladapo
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:2409-22. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Cost-effectiveness of prophylactic surgery for duodenal cancer in familial adenomatous polyposis
    Wesley H Greenblatt
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2677-84. 2009
    ..Because no clinical trials have assessed this recommendation, a modeling approach was used to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of various treatment strategies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of preference-based utilities of the Short-Form 36 Health Survey and Health Utilities Index before and after treatment of patients with intermittent claudication
    Johanna L Bosch
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Med Decis Making 22:403-9. 2002
    ..The results suggest that SF-36 data can be transformed to preference-based utilities and be used for economic evaluation in health care. The gain in utilities from treatment, however, was less for SF-36 utilities than for HUI utilities...
  11. doi request reprint Decision-analytic evaluation of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of management programmes in chronic heart failure
    Alexander Göhler
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114 4724, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:1026-32. 2008
    ..While management programmes (MPs) for chronic heart failure (CHF) are clinically effective, their cost-effectiveness remains uncertain. Thus, this study sought to determine the cost-effectiveness of MPs...
  12. pmc Cost-effectiveness of breast MR imaging and screen-film mammography for screening BRCA1 gene mutation carriers
    Janie M Lee
    Department of Radiology, Institute for Technology Assessment, Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 254:793-800. 2010
    ..c) RSNA, 2010 Supplemental material: http://radiology.rsna.org/lookup/suppl/doi:10.1148/radiol.09091086/-/DC1...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences for the management of high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus
    Chin Hur
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 50:116-25. 2005
    ..In summary, when patients with Barrett's esophagus were presented with three options to manage HGD, the majority chose endoscopic surveillance. Familiarity with endoscopic surveillance was the predominant reason for the choice...
  14. ncbi request reprint Analysis of aspirin-associated risks in healthy individuals
    Chin Hur
    Harvard Medical School, Institute for Technology Assessment and Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 4719, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:51-7. 2005
    ..Aspirin therapy is widely accepted for patients with documented cardiovascular disease, but there is a growing trend among healthy individuals to use aspirin as primary prevention for both cardiovascular disease and cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of whole-body CT screening
    Molly T Beinfeld
    Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Technology Assessment, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114 4724, USA
    Radiology 234:415-22. 2005
    ..To make preliminary estimates of the effectiveness (in life-years) and cost-effectiveness (in costs per life-year) of whole-body computed tomographic (CT) screening...
  16. doi request reprint Estimating long-term effectiveness of lung cancer screening in the Mayo CT screening study
    Pamela M McMahon
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 248:278-87. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint The management of small polyps found by virtual colonoscopy: results of a decision analysis
    Chin Hur
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:237-44. 2007
    ..Decision-analytic techniques were used to compare the outcomes of 2 management strategies for smaller (6-9 mm) polyps discovered by CTC...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effect of prior colonic imaging on endoscopic productivity: potential impact of computed tomographic colonography
    Chin Hur
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac Street, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:1124-7. 2005
    ..This case-control study was undertaken to test the hypothesis that colonoscopy examinations resulting from FP CTC studies would take longer to complete than negative screening colonoscopies...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adapting to a new system of surgical technologies and perioperative processes among clinicians
    James E Stahl
    MGH Institute for Technology Assessment, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Surg Res 139:61-7. 2007
    ..To understand learning and adaptation to a new system of surgical technologies and perioperative processes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Estimation of mortality rates for disease simulation models using Bayesian evidence synthesis
    Pamela M McMahon
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:497-511. 2006
    ..This approach is suggested when modeling a disease that causes a large proportion of all-cause mortality, particularly when mortality from the disease of interest and other-cause mortality are both affected by the same risk factor...
  21. ncbi request reprint Coxibs versus combination NSAID and PPI therapy for chronic pain: an exploration of the risks, benefits, and costs
    Chin Hur
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital Gastrointestinal Unit, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1052-63. 2006
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation versus nephron-sparing surgery for small unilateral renal cell carcinoma: cost-effectiveness analysis
    Pari V Pandharipande
    Department of Radiology, Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 248:169-78. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint An analysis of the potential impact of computed tomographic colonography (virtual colonoscopy) on colonoscopy demand
    Chin Hur
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Harvard Medicasl School, Boston, MA, USA
    Gastroenterology 127:1312-21. 2004
    ..However, no formal analysis of the impact of CTC on colonoscopy demand has been reported...
  24. doi request reprint Utility estimates for decision-analytic modeling in chronic heart failure--health states based on New York Heart Association classes and number of rehospitalizations
    Alexander Göhler
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Value Health 12:185-7. 2009
    ..Our objective was to estimate utilities for New York Heart Association (NYHA) classification and number of cardiovascular rehospitalizations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysms: cost-effectiveness of elective endovascular and open surgical repair
    Johanna L Bosch
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Zero Emerson Pl, Suite 2H, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 225:337-44. 2002
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of elective endovascular and open surgical repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) by taking into account short- and long-term outcomes...
  26. pmc Development, calibration, and validation of a U.S. white male population-based simulation model of esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Chin Hur
    Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Technology Assessment, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9483. 2010
    ..S. and western world. The aim of the study was to begin the investigation of this rapid rise by developing, calibrating, and validating a mathematical disease simulation model of EAC using available epidemiologic data...
  27. doi request reprint MRI and PET/CT for triaging stage IB clinically operable cervical cancer to appropriate therapy: decision analysis to assess patient outcomes
    Pari V Pandharipande
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:802-14. 2009
    ..We evaluated the ability of pretreatment MRI and PET/CT to improve outcomes for patients with clinically staged International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) IB cervical cancer...
  28. pmc Calibration of disease simulation model using an engineering approach
    Chung Yin Kong
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute for Technology Assessment, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Value Health 12:521-9. 2009
    ..e., yields the best fit). To address these two prominent challenges, we have applied an engineering approach to calibrate a microsimulation model, the Lung Cancer Policy Model (LCPM)...
  29. pmc Patient preferences for the chemoprevention of colorectal cancer
    Chin Hur
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2207-14. 2009
    ..These data serve to inform physicians and researchers regarding the variability and factors that affect patient preferences for CRC chemoprevention...
  30. pmc Adopting helical CT screening for lung cancer: potential health consequences during a 15-year period
    Pamela M McMahon
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer 113:3440-9. 2008
    ..This study estimated changes in lung cancer outcomes through 2005, had chest CT screening been introduced in 1990...
  31. ncbi request reprint Stroke: Effect of implementing an evaluation and treatment protocol compliant with NINDS recommendations
    James E Stahl
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Zero Emerson Bldg, Suite 2H, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 228:659-68. 2003
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Deterministic sensitivity analysis for first-order Monte Carlo simulations: a technical note
    Benjamin P Geisler
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Value Health 12:96-7. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to facilitate one-way deterministic sensitivity analysis of TreeAge Markov state-transition models requiring first-order Monte Carlo simulations...
  33. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of aspirin versus cyclooxygenase-2-selective inhibitors for colorectal carcinoma chemoprevention in healthy individuals
    Chin Hur
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac Street, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cancer 101:189-97. 2004
    ..Accruing evidence suggests that cyclooxygenase-2-selective inhibitors (coxibs) may be effective for colorectal carcinoma (CRC) chemoprevention but would not provide the primary cardiac benefit of aspirin...
  34. ncbi request reprint Reorganizing the system of care surrounding laparoscopic surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis using discrete-event simulation
    James E Stahl
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Decis Making 24:461-71. 2004
    ..To determine the cost-effectiveness of a proposed reorganization of surgical and anesthesia care to balance patient volume and safety...
  35. pmc Renal mass biopsy to guide treatment decisions for small incidental renal tumors: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Pari V Pandharipande
    Department of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 256:836-46. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness, cost, and cost-effectiveness of using renal mass biopsy to guide treatment decisions for small incidentally detected renal tumors...
  36. ncbi request reprint Use of modeling to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of cancer screening programs
    Amy B Knudsen
    Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:203-8. 2007
    ..Finally, we offer some suggestions for important concepts to consider when interpreting model results...
  37. pmc Analysis of barriers to and patients' preferences for CT colonography for colorectal cancer screening in a nonadherent urban population
    Wendy Ho
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:393-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate patients' barriers against colorectal cancer screening tests and to assess patients' preferences and cost influences for CT colonography (CTC) in a nonadherent urban subpopulation...
  38. doi request reprint Breast cancer screening in BRCA1 mutation carriers: effectiveness of MR imaging--Markov Monte Carlo decision analysis
    Janie M Lee
    Department of Radiology, Institute for Technology Assessment, Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 246:763-71. 2008
    ..To project intermediate and long-term clinical outcomes of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging screening for breast cancer in women with BRCA1 gene mutations...
  39. pmc Paraesophageal hernias: operation or observation?
    Nicholas Stylopoulos
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Surg 236:492-500; discussion 500-1. 2002
    ..To examine the hypothesis that elective laparoscopic repair should be routinely performed on patients with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic paraesophageal hernias...
  40. pmc Cost-effectiveness of hepatic metastasectomy in patients with metastatic colorectal carcinoma: a state-transition Monte Carlo decision analysis
    G Scott Gazelle
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Zero Emerson Place, Suite 2H, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Surg 237:544-55. 2003
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Radiologist report turnaround time: impact of pay-for-performance measures
    Giles W L Boland
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, White Bldg 270C, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:707-11. 2010
    ..Expedited finalized radiologist report turnaround times (RTAT) are considered an important quality care metric in medicine. This study was performed to evaluate the impact of a radiologist pay-for-performance (PFP) program on reducing RTAT...
  42. ncbi request reprint Probability in radiology
    Elkan F Halpern
    DATA Group, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Zero Emerson Pl, Suite 2H, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 226:12-5. 2003
    ..Finally, the two distributions most commonly encountered in statistical models of radiologic data are presented: the binomial and normal distributions...
  43. pmc Consensus guidelines in the management of branch duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Edward S Huang
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:852-60. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the cost effectiveness of consensus guideline implementation in the management of BD-IPMN...
  44. pmc Calibration methods used in cancer simulation models and suggested reporting guidelines
    Natasha K Stout
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 27:533-45. 2009
    ..To aid peer-review and facilitate discussion of modelling methods, we propose a standardized Calibration Reporting Checklist for model documentation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of PET in the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease
    Pamela M McMahon
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Zero Emerson Place, Suite 2H, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 228:515-22. 2003
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of positron emission tomography (PET) in the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease (AD) in community-dwelling patients with mild or moderate dementia who present to specialized AD centers...
  46. ncbi request reprint Two schedules of second-line irinotecan for metastatic colon carcinoma
    Craig C Earle
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 101:2533-9. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic imaging costs: are they driving up the costs of hospital care?
    Molly T Beinfeld
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114 4724, USA
    Radiology 235:934-9. 2005
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Staging MR lymphangiography of the axilla for early breast cancer: cost-effectiveness analysis
    Pari V Pandharipande
    Department of Radiology, Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Fl, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:1308-19. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the cost-effectiveness of MR lymphangiography-based strategies with that of sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy alone in the axillary staging of early breast cancer...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of using N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide to guide the diagnostic assessment and management of dyspneic patients in the emergency department
    Uwe Siebert
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:800-5. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint A systematic meta-analysis of the efficacy and heterogeneity of disease management programs in congestive heart failure
    Alexander Göhler
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 4724, USA
    J Card Fail 12:554-67. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint A cost-effectiveness analysis of a hypothetical catheter-based strategy for the detection and treatment of vulnerable coronary plaques with drug-eluting stents
    Johanna L Bosch
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 18:339-49. 2005
    ..We utilized decision analysis to evaluate the hypothetical clinical benefits and cost-effectiveness of a catheter-based strategy...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of uterine artery embolization and hysterectomy for uterine fibroids
    Molly T Beinfeld
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hosp, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 230:207-13. 2004
    ..To compare the cost-effectiveness of uterine artery embolization (UAE) with that of hysterectomy for women with symptomatic uterine fibroids...
  53. ncbi request reprint Implications and cost of pancreatic leak following distal pancreatic resection
    J Ruben Rodriguez
    Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Arch Surg 141:361-5; discussion 366. 2006
    ..We sought to provide an economic framework for potential interventions aimed at reducing its occurrence...
  54. pmc Evaluating the correlation between film mammography and MRI for screening women with increased breast cancer risk
    Janie M Lee
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute for Technology Assessment, 101 Merrimac Street, 10 th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:1323-8. 2009
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Trends in the risks and benefits to patients with cancer participating in phase 1 clinical trials
    Thomas G Roberts
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    JAMA 292:2130-40. 2004
    ..The impact of these changes on the risks and benefits to patients who participate in phase 1 cancer trials is unknown...
  56. ncbi request reprint Hospital costs of uterine artery embolization and hysterectomy for uterine fibroid tumors
    Molly T Beinfeld
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Acad Radiol 9:1300-4. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the total actual hospital costs of uterine artery embolization (UAE) and hysterectomy for treatment of uterine fibroid tumors and to evaluate factors that might influence cost...
  57. doi request reprint Abdominal and pelvic computed tomography (CT) interpretation: discrepancy rates among experienced radiologists
    Hani H Abujudeh
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Radiol 20:1952-7. 2010
    ..To assess the discrepancy rate for the interpretation of abdominal and pelvic computed tomography (CT) examinations among experienced radiologists...
  58. doi request reprint Enhancing patient safety: standardization of CT contrast media practices
    Prerna Kahlon
    Department of Radiology, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:562-6. 2009
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Perceived usefulness of cardiac computed tomography as assessed by referring physicians and its effect on patient management
    Ron Blankstein
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1246-53. 2010
    ..In conclusion, of 53 different referring clinicians from different medical specialties, CTA was considered to almost always be useful; however, the effect on subsequent medical management was more variable...
  60. ncbi request reprint Utilization of diagnostic medical imaging: comparison of radiologist referral versus same-specialty referral
    G Scott Gazelle
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 4724, USA
    Radiology 245:517-22. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Improved coagulation with saline solution pretreatment during radiofrequency tumor ablation in a canine model
    Muneeb Ahmed
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:717-24. 2002
    ..The complete destruction of tumors 5 cm in diameter or larger suggests that this substantial increase may be achieved for tumor ablation in clinical practice...
  62. doi request reprint Detecting nonpalpable recurrent breast cancer: the role of routine mammographic screening of transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap reconstructions
    Janie M Lee
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 248:398-405. 2008
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation: Effect of pharmacologic modulation of hepatic and renal blood flow on coagulation diameter in a VX2 tumor model
    Clare Horkan
    Laboratory for Minimally Invasive Tumor Therapy, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:269-74. 2004
    ..To determine whether pharmacologic agents can be used to modulate blood flow in hepatic and renal tumors sufficiently to alter the extent of radiofrequency (RF)-induced coagulation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of infliximab for the treatment of Crohn's disease
    Corey A Siegel
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1017-24; quiz 976. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the risks and benefits of infliximab for the treatment of Crohn's disease with the goal of providing data to aid both physicians and patients in the process of making a decision about treatment...
  65. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment imaging workup for patients with intermittent claudication: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Karen Visser
    Program for the Assessment of Radiological Technology Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 14:53-62. 2003
    ..To determine the optimal imaging strategy in pretreatment workup of patients with intermittent claudication with use of noninvasive imaging modalities and intraarterial digital subtraction angiography (DSA)...
  66. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of coronary MDCT in the triage of patients with acute chest pain
    Joseph A Ladapo
    Harvard Ph D Program in Health Policy, 14 Story St, 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:455-63. 2008
    ..S. health care system. Noninvasive 64-MDCT coronary angiography may facilitate their triage, and we evaluated its cost-effectiveness...
  67. pmc CT screening: a trade-off of risks, benefits, and costs
    M G Myriam Hunink
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Eramus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Invest 111:1612-9. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness targets for multi-detector row CT angiography in the work-up of patients with intermittent claudication
    Karen Visser
    Program for the Assessment of Radiological Technology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 50, Rm Ee21 40B, 3015GE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 227:647-56. 2003
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  69. ncbi request reprint Biomedical Imaging Research Opportunities Workshop III: a white paper
    William R Hendee
    Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 34:188-98. 2006
    ..This paper synthesizes these discussions into a strategy for future research directions in biomedical imaging...
  70. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of liver metastases in potential candidates for resection: the "test-of-time approach"
    Tito Livraghi
    Department of Radiology, Ospedale Civile, Vimercate MI, Italy
    Cancer 97:3027-35. 2003
    ..The current study evaluated the potential role and possible advantages of performing radiofrequency (RF) ablation during the interval between diagnosis and hepatic metastasectomy as part of a test-of-time management approach...
  71. ncbi request reprint Biomedical Imaging Research Opportunities Workshop: report and recommendations
    Paul L Carson
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Kresge III, Room 3324, 200 Zina Pilcher Pl, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0553, USA
    Radiology 229:328-39. 2003
  72. ncbi request reprint Assessment and validation of imaging methods and technologies
    G Scott Gazelle
    Acad Radiol 10:894-6. 2003
    ..Specific needs and recommendations were outlined by the group. Overall, it was felt that the field has made great progress in the past several years, and that the future is promising...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cost of an informatics-based diabetes management program
    Bonnie B Blanchfield
    Institute of Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02124, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 22:249-54. 2006
    ..This study identifies the costs to design, develop, implement, and operate an innovative informatics-based registry and disease management system (POPMAN) to manage type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting...

Research Grants13

  1. A Lung Cancer Policy Model
    G Gazelle; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The model will guide imminent screening policy decisions, and, paralleling achievements of the coronary heart disease policy model, could one day evaluate treatment advances or incidence trends. ..
  2. Program in Cancer Outcomes Research Training (PCORT)
    G Gazelle; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..After successful completion of the training program, they will be well prepared to conduct independent, externally funded, cancer outcomes research, and to do so effectively as part of a multidisciplinary research team. ..
  3. Program in Cancer Outcomes Research Training (PCORT)
    G Gazelle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..After successful completion of the training program, they will be well prepared to conduct independent, externally funded, cancer outcomes research, and to do so effectively as part of a multidisciplinary research team. ..
  4. Value of Imaging-Related Information Technology
    G Gazelle; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The multidisciplinary research team is experienced in all aspects of Medical Imaging Informatics, financial analysis, and technology assessment, and is well qualified to conduct the proposed research. ..
  5. COST EFFECTIVENESS OF LIVER TUMOR ABLATION AND RESECTION
    G Gazelle; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The research may also identify areas for potential clinical trials providing direct comparisons of surgical and percutaneous techniques, and/or evaluations of strategies for diagnostic liver imaging. ..