K J Mortele

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Abdominal imaging utilization in the emergency department: trends over two decades
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:19. 2011
  2. ncbi Universal use of nonionic iodinated contrast medium for CT: evaluation of safety in a large urban teaching hospital
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:31-4. 2005
  3. ncbi Multimodality imaging of common and uncommon cystic focal liver lesions
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 30:368-86. 2009
  4. ncbi Asymptomatic nonspecific serum hyperamylasemia and hyperlipasemia: spectrum of MRCP findings and clinical implications
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Abdom Imaging 29:109-14. 2004
  5. ncbi Preoperative liver donor evaluation: Imaging and pitfalls
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Liver Transpl 9:S6-14. 2003
  6. doi CT-guided percutaneous catheter drainage of acute necrotizing pancreatitis: clinical experience and observations in patients with sterile and infected necrosis
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:110-6. 2009
  7. ncbi Spontaneous intraperitoneal hemorrhage: imaging features
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 41:1183-201. 2003
  8. ncbi An unusual mixed tumor of the pancreas: sonographic and MDCT features
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JOP 10:204-8. 2009
  9. ncbi Usual and unusual causes of extrahepatic cholestasis: assessment with magnetic resonance cholangiography and fast MRI
    K J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 29:87-99. 2004
  10. ncbi Fulminant herpes hepatitis in an immunocompetent pregnant woman: CT imaging features
    K J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 29:682-4. 2004

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Publications114 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Abdominal imaging utilization in the emergency department: trends over two decades
    Ali S Raja
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:19. 2011
    ..To assess patterns of use of abdominal imaging in the emergency department (ED) from 1990 to 2009...
  2. ncbi Universal use of nonionic iodinated contrast medium for CT: evaluation of safety in a large urban teaching hospital
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:31-4. 2005
    ..We evaluated the safety of the universal use of the nonionic iodinated contrast agent iopromide in patients undergoing CT in a large urban teaching hospital...
  3. ncbi Multimodality imaging of common and uncommon cystic focal liver lesions
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 30:368-86. 2009
    ..Familiarity with the complete spectrum of cystic focal liver lesions and a thorough understanding of their classic imaging appearances will undoubtedly allow a more definitive diagnosis and shorten the diagnostic workup...
  4. ncbi Asymptomatic nonspecific serum hyperamylasemia and hyperlipasemia: spectrum of MRCP findings and clinical implications
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Abdom Imaging 29:109-14. 2004
    ..Pancreas divisum was found more often than expected in the general population...
  5. ncbi Preoperative liver donor evaluation: Imaging and pitfalls
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Liver Transpl 9:S6-14. 2003
    ..Finally, critical concepts in the diagnostic evaluation of a donor are discussed with special emphasis on how to accurately measure liver volumes...
  6. doi CT-guided percutaneous catheter drainage of acute necrotizing pancreatitis: clinical experience and observations in patients with sterile and infected necrosis
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:110-6. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi Spontaneous intraperitoneal hemorrhage: imaging features
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 41:1183-201. 2003
    ..Sonography and MR imaging are complimentary to CT, especially in patients with pelvic abnormalities or equivocal CT findings...
  8. ncbi An unusual mixed tumor of the pancreas: sonographic and MDCT features
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JOP 10:204-8. 2009
    ..Mixed tumors of the pancreas are exceedingly rare...
  9. ncbi Usual and unusual causes of extrahepatic cholestasis: assessment with magnetic resonance cholangiography and fast MRI
    K J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 29:87-99. 2004
    ..In most cases, familiarity with the key MRC features in addition to information obtained via cross-sectional MR images provide sufficient information for adequate lesion characterization...
  10. ncbi Fulminant herpes hepatitis in an immunocompetent pregnant woman: CT imaging features
    K J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 29:682-4. 2004
    ..Familiarity with the clinical findings and computed tomographic appearance may prompt early recognition of fulminant HSV hepatitis and allow differentiation from other hepatic disease during pregnancy...
  11. ncbi The infected liver: radiologic-pathologic correlation
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiographics 24:937-55. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, imaging findings taken together with appropriate clinical information may provide the most likely diagnosis, even if biopsy is sometimes required for confirmation...
  12. ncbi Dynamic MR defecography of the posterior compartment: Indications, techniques and MRI features
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Radiol 61:462-72. 2007
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  13. ncbi Peripancreatic vascular abnormalities complicating acute pancreatitis: contrast-enhanced helical CT findings
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Radiol 52:67-72. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence and morphologic helical computed tomography (CT) features of peripancreatic vascular abnormalities in patients with acute pancreatic inflammatory disease in correlation with the severity of the pancreatitis...
  14. ncbi A modified CT severity index for evaluating acute pancreatitis: improved correlation with patient outcome
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1261-5. 2004
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  15. ncbi CT features of the accessory spleen
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1653-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence and CT features of the accessory spleen...
  16. doi Acute pancreatitis: imaging utilization practices in an urban teaching hospital--analysis of trends with assessment of independent predictors in correlation with patient outcomes
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 258:174-81. 2011
    ..To evaluate imaging utilization trends in patients with acute pancreatitis (AP) and to assess independent predictors of radiology usage in relation to patient outcomes...
  17. ncbi Solitary hepatic infantile hemangioendothelioma: dynamic gadolinium-enhanced MR imaging findings
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Radiol 12:862-5. 2002
    ....
  18. ncbi Current techniques of computed tomography. Helical CT, multidetector CT, and 3D reconstruction
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 6:29-52. 2002
    ..Multiplanar reformations, 3D renderings, and high-quality CT angiographic displays have become extremely valuable both in image interpretation and in communicating information to surgeons and referring physicians...
  19. ncbi Cystic focal liver lesions in the adult: differential CT and MR imaging features
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiographics 21:895-910. 2001
    ..An understanding of the classic CT and MR imaging appearances of cystic focal liver lesions will allow more definitive diagnosis and shorten the diagnostic work-up...
  20. ncbi Multifocal inflammatory pseudotumor of the liver: dynamic gadolinium-enhanced, ferumoxides-enhanced, and mangafodipir trisodium-enhanced MR imaging findings
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Radiol 12:304-8. 2002
    ..During follow-up, a peripheral hyperintense rim appeared on precontrast T1-weighted images, a feature not previously described...
  21. ncbi MR imaging in chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 23:79-100. 2002
    ..The characterization of hepatic masses is also included briefly. This subject is covered in greater depth elsewhere in this issue...
  22. ncbi Dynamic gadolinium-enhanced MR imaging of pancreatic VIPoma in a patient with Verner-Morrison syndrome
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Gent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 11:1952-5. 2001
    ..Emphasis is placed on the dynamic gadolinium-enhanced MR profile of the tumor, characteristics which have not been illustrated previously, to the best of our knowledge...
  23. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging of the exocrine pancreas
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Rays 26:117-26. 2001
    ....
  24. ncbi Malignant focal hepatic lesions complicating underlying liver disease: dual-phase contrast-enhanced spiral CT sensitivity and specificity in orthotopic liver transplant patients
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Gent, Gent, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 11:1631-8. 2001
    ..Contrast-enhanced biphasic spiral CT is an accurate technique in the evaluation of patients preceding OLT. Routine fresh-sectioned liver pathologic findings are not as sensitive as previously estimated...
  25. ncbi Giant Meckel's diverticulum containing enteroliths: typical CT imaging findings
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Radiol 12:82-4. 2002
    ..A correct diagnosis was made preoperatively by means of CT, by demonstrating a connection between the diverticulum, containing multiple peripherally calcified stones, and the small intestine...
  26. ncbi Benign liver neoplasms
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 6:119-45. 2002
    ..Finally, for the remaining lesions, such as hepatic adenomatosis, the imaging findings may not be specific enough to negate the need for a tissue biopsy...
  27. ncbi Imaging of diffuse liver disease
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Liver Dis 21:195-212. 2001
    ..Recent developments that have amplified the role of noninvasive diagnostic evaluation of these conditions are especially highlighted...
  28. ncbi Splenic and perisplenic involvement in acute pancreatitis: determination of prevalence and morphologic helical CT features
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Health Science Center, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 25:50-4. 2001
    ..The purpose of this work was to determine the prevalence and morphologic helical CT features of splenic and perisplenic involvement in patients with acute pancreatic inflammatory disease in correlation with the severity of the pancreatitis...
  29. ncbi Multimodality imaging of pancreatic and biliary congenital anomalies
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiographics 26:715-31. 2006
    ..A basic understanding of the embryologic development and normal anatomy of the pancreas and biliary tree is also essential for identifying these anomalies...
  30. ncbi Tuberculosis of the spine: CT and MR imaging features
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, Stuivenberg, Ziekenhuisnetwerk Antwerpen, Lange Beeldekensstraat 267, B 2060 Antwerp, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 88:92-7. 2005
    ..A positive culture or histopathologic analysis of CT-guided needle aspiration or biopsy specimens is required in the absence of pulmonary manifestations of tuberculosis for definitive diagnosis and adequate treatment...
  31. ncbi Chronic pancreatitis: diagnostic role of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, Algemeen Centrumziekenhuis Antwerpen, Campus Stuivenberg, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 85:304-10. 2002
    ..This article describes and illustrates the imaging features of chronic pancreatitis classified according to the underlying etiology...
  32. ncbi Extramedullary paraspinal hematopoiesis in hereditary spherocytosis
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, Algemeen Centrumziekenhuis Antwerpen, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 85:206-8. 2002
    ..The diagnosis was established after biopsy of the paravertebral mass. The patient underwent a splenectomy...
  33. ncbi CT and MR imaging of gastrointestinal tuberculosis
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, General Hospital Sint Lucas, Ghent, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 89:190-4. 2006
    ..On contrast-enhanced images, slight heterogeneous enhancement is seen...
  34. ncbi Focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: detection and characterization with plain and dynamic-enhanced MRI
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 27:700-7. 2002
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  35. ncbi Tuberculosis of the pancreas: MRI features
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, Stuivenberg, Ziekenhuisnetwerk Antwerpen, Lange Beeldekensstraat 267, Antwerp B 2060, Belgium
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:50-4. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the MRI features of tuberculosis of the pancreas...
  36. ncbi Tuberculosis: epidemiology, manifestations, and the value of medical imaging in diagnosis
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, General Hospital Sint Lucas, Ghent, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 89:243-50. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi Hepatic imaging with multidetector CT
    H Ji
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiographics 21:S71-80. 2001
    ..Appropriate scanning delays for hepatic CT are dependent on the contrast-agent injection strategy used. A triple-pass technique, highlighting the arterial, parenchymal, and portal venous phases of enhancement, is recommended...
  38. ncbi Abdominal tuberculous lymphadenopathy: MRI features
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, General Hospital Sint Lucas, Groenebriel 1, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 15:2104-9. 2005
    ..Lymphadenopathy, hypointense on T1-weighted, hyperintense on T2-weighted images with perinodal hyperintensity, and predominant peripheral rimlike enhancement may suggest the diagnosis of tuberculosis...
  39. ncbi Gastrointestinal tract wall visualization and distention during abdominal and pelvic multidetector CT with a neutral barium sulphate suspension: comparison with positive barium sulphate suspension and with water
    M R Oliva
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JBR-BTR 95:237-42. 2012
    ....
  40. ncbi Considerations for planning and implementation
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, Ziekenhuisnetwerk Antwerpen, Stuivenberg, Antwerpen, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 87:241-6. 2004
    ..This review considers the process of planning and implementation for PACS...
  41. ncbi Fatal, complete splenic infarction and hepatic infection due to disseminated Trichosporon beigelii infection: CT findings
    S G Viscomi
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 29:228-30. 2004
    ..Subsequent splenectomy confirmed that the spleen was completely infarcted and infiltrated with Trichosporum. The patient had a difficult postoperative course and died despite aggressive antifungal therapy...
  42. ncbi Hepatic veno-occlusive disease: MRI findings
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 27:523-6. 2002
    ..Although this report emphasizes the differential magnetic resonance imaging features between VOD and Budd-Chiari syndrome, our case is unique because the VOD was induced by unrelated substances...
  43. ncbi Clinical and radiological deterioration in a patient with AIDS
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, General Hospital Sint Lucas, Groenebriel 1, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 15:2264-7. 2005
    ..Because tuberculosis has a high prevalence in HIV patients and tuberculosis is often characterized by miliary spreading of disease in these patients, it is important to recognize this phenomenon...
  44. ncbi Vascular involvement secondary to tuberculosis of the abdomen
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, General Hospital Sint Lucas, Ghent, Belgium
    Abdom Imaging 30:714-8. 2005
    ..In the other patient, bulky necrotic tuberculous lymphadenopathy, located at the splenic hilum, resulted in encasement with stenosis of the splenic vessels and subsequent splenic infarction...
  45. ncbi State-of-the-art imaging of acute pancreatitis
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JBR-BTR 86:193-208. 2003
    ..In addition, emphasis will be made on the role of imaging in providing early prognostic information about the outcome of the disease...
  46. ncbi Tuberculous adenitis: comparison of CT and MRI findings with histopathological features
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, General Hospital Sint Lucas, Groenebriel 1, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 17:1111-7. 2007
    ..On CT and MRI, the findings reflect different stages of the tuberculous process. Imaging findings depend on the presence and the degree of granuloma formation, caseation/liquefaction necrosis, fibrosis and calcifications...
  47. ncbi Uncommon solid pancreatic neoplasms: ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging features
    Sejal Shah
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 28:357-70. 2007
    ....
  48. doi A prospective evaluation of the bedside index for severity in acute pancreatitis score in assessing mortality and intermediate markers of severity in acute pancreatitis
    Vikesh K Singh
    Division of Gastroenterology, Center for Pancreatic Disease, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:966-71. 2009
    ..Our aim was to prospectively evaluate the ability of the bedside index for severity in acute pancreatitis (BISAP) score to predict mortality as well as intermediate markers of severity in a tertiary center...
  49. ncbi Picture archiving and communication system--Part one: Filmless radiology and distance radiology
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, Ziekenhuisnetwerk Antwerpen, Stuivenberg, Antwerpen, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 87:234-41. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi Fatal lung destruction due to phthisis
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, Ziekenhuisnetwerk Antwerpen ZINA, Campus Stuivenberg, Antwerpen, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 87:203. 2004
  51. ncbi Picture archiving and communication system--part 2 cost-benefit considerations for picture archiving and communication system
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, Ziekenhuisnetwerk Antwerpen, Stuivenberg, Antwerpen, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 87:296-9. 2004
    ..Some cost-benefit considerations for PACS are discussed in relation to a hospital-wide implementation...
  52. ncbi Picture archiving and communication system: the impact of filmless and distance radiology
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, Ziekenhuisnetwerk Antwerpen, Stuivenberg, Antwerpen, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 87:300-4. 2004
    ..Occasional consultations, regularly scheduled consultation services, and multidisciplinary clinical discussions including a radiologist may help directing physicians to the best sequence of examinations to resolve a clinical problem...
  53. ncbi Large retroperitoneal hibernoma in an adult male: CT imaging findings with pathologic correlation
    V Cantisani
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 28:721-4. 2003
    ..Radiologists and surgeons should be aware that hibernoma should be included in the differential diagnosis of a large fatty retroperitoneal soft tissue tumor...
  54. ncbi Local staging of rectal cancer using combined pelvic phased-array and endorectal coil MRI
    Servet Tatli
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 23:534-40. 2006
    ..To assess the accuracy of MRI, using a pelvic phased-array coil and an endorectal coil, for preoperative local staging of rectal cancer...
  55. ncbi Three-dimensional fast-recovery fast spin-echo MRCP: comparison with two-dimensional single-shot fast spin-echo techniques
    Aaron Sodickson
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 238:549-59. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi Hyperattenuating renal masses: etiologies, pathogenesis, and imaging evaluation
    Stuart G Silverman
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiographics 27:1131-43. 2007
    ..In such cases, a percutaneous biopsy may be useful for diagnosis. If the results of MR imaging and percutaneous biopsy are not definitive, surgery is warranted...
  57. ncbi Renal masses in the adult patient: the role of percutaneous biopsy
    Stuart G Silverman
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 240:6-22. 2006
    ....
  58. ncbi Multi-detector row CT urography of normal urinary collecting system: furosemide versus saline as adjunct to contrast medium
    Stuart G Silverman
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 240:749-55. 2006
    ..To retrospectively evaluate whether intravenous furosemide, either alone or in addition to intravenous saline, improved depiction of the normal urinary collecting system at multi-detector row computed tomographic (CT) urography...
  59. ncbi Brenner tumors of the ovary: sonographic and computed tomographic imaging features
    Gretchen E Green
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 25:1245-51; quiz 1252-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the sonographic appearance of ovarian Brenner tumors with computed tomographic (CT) correlation...
  60. doi Prevention of intravenous contrast-induced nephropathy in hospital inpatients
    Rahul Kakkar
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 7:1-4. 2008
    ..On the basis of the recently published clinical trial data and guidelines from the major radiologic societies, we developed an algorithmic approach to CIN prophylaxis in hospital inpatients...
  61. doi CT-guided percutaneous catheter drainage in necrotizing pancreatitis: outcomes among patients discharged with drains in place
    Tyler M Berzin
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:1002-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the clinical success of discharging patients with persistent drainage from percutaneous pancreatic catheters and to identify factors related to complications and re-admission...
  62. doi Current use of computed tomographic urography: survey of the society of uroradiology
    Brent A Townsend
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 33:96-100. 2009
    ..To determine uroradiologists' opinions and practices regarding computed tomographic (CT) urography...
  63. doi Low-dose 18F-FDG PET/CT enterography: improving on CT enterography assessment of patients with Crohn disease
    Paul B Shyn
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Nucl Med 51:1841-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic efficacy of low-dose, combined (18)F-FDG PET/CT enterography (PET/CTE), compared with CT enterography (CTE) alone, in the assessment of patients with Crohn disease...
  64. ncbi Cystic tumors of the pancreas: ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging features
    Christopher R Sidden
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 28:339-56. 2007
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  65. ncbi Acute necrotizing pancreatitis: role of CT-guided percutaneous catheter drainage
    Dmitri Segal
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 32:351-61. 2007
    ..This update reviews techniques, indications, outcomes, and complications of CT-guided percutaneous treatment of acute necrotizing pancreatitis...
  66. doi Mixed epithelial and stromal tumour of the kidney: imaging features
    V Anik Sahni
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJU Int 105:932-9. 2010
    ..To describe the features on ultrasonography (US), computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of mixed epithelial and stromal tumours of the kidney...
  67. ncbi Early hemoconcentration is associated with pancreatic necrosis only among transferred patients
    Bechien U Wu
    Division of Gastroenterology, Center for Pancreatic Disease, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pancreas 39:572-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the impact of transfer status on the accuracy of hemoconcentration for the prediction of pancreatic necrosis...
  68. ncbi Computed tomography features of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis with histopathologic correlation
    M Raquel Oliva
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 30:37-43. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to describe the computed tomography (CT) features of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and to evaluate if the CT features could be used to diagnose and stage NASH...
  69. ncbi Multidetector row CT of the small bowel
    Michael A Patak
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 43:1063-77, viii. 2005
    ..MDCT has the needed sensitivity and specificity, the availability, and the safety for a front-line diagnostic method...
  70. ncbi CT features of a tubal lipoma associated with an ipsilateral dermoid cyst (2004:6b)
    Kathy Baeyens
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Radiol 14:1720-2. 2004
    ..We present a case of a tubal lipoma associated with an ipsilateral ovarian dermoid cyst. The CT features that allow differentiation from other lipomatous pelvic tumors are highlighted...
  71. ncbi Evaluation of patients referred for percutaneous ablation of renal tumors: importance of a preprocedural diagnosis
    Kemal Tuncali
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:575-82. 2004
    ..Therefore, we sought to determine the prevalence of benign masses in a population of patients referred for percutaneous tumor ablation of presumed renal cell carcinoma...
  72. ncbi CT and MRI features of pure acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas in adults
    Servet Tatli
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:511-9. 2005
    ..We sought to describe the CT and MRI features of pure acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas in adults...
  73. ncbi Diffuse liver disease
    Pablo R Ros
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 6:181-201. 2002
    ..Although some rare entities still have nonspecific radiologic features, the imaging pattern, in combination with appropriate clinical information, may provide the most likely diagnosis...
  74. ncbi Hepatic imaging. An overview
    Pablo R Ros
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 6:1-16. 2002
    ....
  75. doi Renal cell carcinoma: t1 and t2 signal intensity characteristics of papillary and clear cell types correlated with pathology
    M Raquel Oliva
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:1524-30. 2009
    ..The objective of our study was to describe the T1 and T2 signal intensity characteristics of papillary renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and clear cell RCC with pathologic correlation...
  76. ncbi Glomerulocystic kidney disease: MRI findings
    M R Borges Oliva
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 28:889-92. 2003
    ..The appearance and distribution of the renal cysts by magnetic resonance imaging allow for a definitive diagnosis of GCKD...
  77. ncbi The body packer syndrome
    A l De Backer
    Department of Radiology, Algemeen Centrumziekenhuis Antwerpen, Campus Stuivenberg, Antwerpen, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 85:312. 2002
  78. ncbi Noninvasive multidetector computed tomography enterography in patients with small-bowel Crohn's disease: is a 40-second delay better than 70 seconds?
    F Vandenbroucke
    Division of Abdominal, Thoracic Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, UZBrussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel Laarbeeklaan, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Radiol 48:1052-60. 2007
    ..Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) enterography combines neutral enteric contrast with intravenously administered contrast material. The optimal intravenous (IV) contrast material protocol has still not been established...
  79. ncbi Imaging of extraspinal musculoskeletal tuberculosis
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, General Hospital Sint Lucas, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Radiol 57:119-30. 2006
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to review the imaging features of extraspinal musculoskeletal TB and to focus on the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characteristics of this pathology...
  80. ncbi Solid and papillary epithelial neoplasm of the pancreas: MR imaging findings
    B P Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JBR-BTR 85:297-9. 2002
    ..Although the appearance of this tumor at MRI can be useful in making a correct preoperative diagnosis, only few cases describing its MRI features have been reported in the radiological literature...
  81. ncbi MRI-guided abdominal intervention
    K J Mortele
    Section of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 28:756-74. 2003
  82. ncbi Multidetector CT urography: techniques, clinical applications, and pitfalls
    Syed A Akbar
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 25:41-54. 2004
    ..Now, using multidetector CT (MDCT), this challenge has been overcome. In this article, we review the current role of MDCT urography in the evaluation of the urinary tract...
  83. doi The bloody pancreas: MDCT and MRI features of hypervascular and hemorrhagic pancreatic conditions
    V Anik Sahni
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:923-35. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to illustrate the varied MDCT and MRI appearances of hypervascular and hemorrhagic pancreatic conditions and their mimics...
  84. doi Pancreatic intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms: role of CT in predicting pathologic subtypes
    Rahul Gupta
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:1458-64. 2008
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate whether CT can be used to predict the pathologic subtypes of pancreatic intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs)...
  85. ncbi Macrocystic serous adenoma of the pancreas: radiologic-pathologic correlation
    Bharti Khurana
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:119-23. 2003
    ..Macrocystic serous adenoma is a rare benign pancreatic neoplasm, recently described in the pathology literature. We describe the CT and MR imaging features in a series of five consecutive pathologically proven cases...
  86. ncbi Images in clinical radiology. Double bubble sign in the newborn
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, Algemeen Centrumziekenhuis Antwerpen, Campus Stuivenberg, Antwerp, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 86:306. 2003
  87. ncbi Acute intestinal anisakiasis: CT findings
    H N Ozcan
    Department of Radiology, General Hospital Sint Lucas, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 75:364-5. 2012
    ....
  88. ncbi The Swedish laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity: radiologic findings in 218 patients
    K J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 177:77-84. 2001
    ....
  89. ncbi Tuberculous epididymitis associated with abdominal lymphadenopathy (2004:1b)
    A I De Backer
    Department of Radiology, Algemeen Centrumziekenhuis Antwerpen, Campus Stuivenberg, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 14:748-51. 2004
    ..We present the imaging findings in a patient with tuberculous epididymitis associated with abdominal tuberculous lymphadenopathy...
  90. doi Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography: current use and future applications
    Vikram A Sahni
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:967-77. 2008
    ..Common pitfalls in interpretation also are addressed. Emerging applications and techniques are discussed that include recent advances in technology and the development of functional imaging...
  91. doi Impact of radiologic intervention on mortality in necrotizing pancreatitis: the role of organ failure
    Flavio G Rocha
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Surg 144:261-5. 2009
    ..Since that report, management of this disease has evolved to include image-guided percutaneous catheter drainage (PCD) to improve morbidity and mortality. We evaluated the effect of PCD on mortality in NP...
  92. ncbi CT and magnetic resonance imaging in pancreatic and biliary tract malignancies
    Koenraad J Mortele
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:S206-12. 2002
  93. ncbi Pancreatoblastoma in an adult woman: sonography, CT, and dynamic gadolinium-enhanced MRI features
    Joshua L Rosebrook
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:S78-81. 2005
  94. ncbi Hepatic capsular retraction in metastatic carcinoma of the breast occurring with increase or decrease in size of subjacent metastasis
    Fiona M Fennessy
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:651-5. 2004
    ....
  95. ncbi Acute small bowel ischemia: CT imaging findings
    Enrica Segatto
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 24:364-76. 2003
    ..The aim of this article is to provide a review of the pathogenesis and various causes of acute small bowel ischemia and to demonstrate the contribution of CT in the diagnosis of this complex disease...
  96. ncbi Depiction of normal gastrointestinal anatomy with MDCT: comparison of low- and high-attenuation oral contrast media
    Sukru Mehmet Erturk
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Radiol 66:84-7. 2008
    ..To compare low- and high-attenuation oral contrast media for depiction of normal gastrointestinal anatomy with multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT)...
  97. ncbi CT features with pathologic correlation of acute gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease after bone marrow transplantation in adults
    Babak N Kalantari
    Department of Radiology, Section of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1621-5. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to describe the CT features of acute gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease in adults and to correlate these findings with the pathologic grades of disease severity...
  98. doi Autoimmune hepatitis: CT and MR imaging features with histopathological correlation
    V Anik Sahni
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Abdom Imaging 35:75-84. 2010
    ..To describe the CT and MRI features of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) and correlate them with histological grade and stage. Observed changes associated with treatment are also described...
  99. ncbi The management of suspected pancreatic sepsis
    Tyler M Berzin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Radiology, and Center for Pancreatic Disease, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 35:393-407. 2006
    ..Well-designed prospective trials will help to determine optimal treatment for patients who have infected pancreatic necrosis...
  100. doi Early systemic inflammatory response syndrome is associated with severe acute pancreatitis
    Vikesh K Singh
    Division of Gastroenterology, Center for Pancreatic Disease, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1247-51. 2009
    ..There have been few clinical studies of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) in patients with acute pancreatitis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of SIRS in assessing severity of acute pancreatitis...
  101. ncbi Rectal inflammation as first manifestation of graft-vs-host disease: radiologic-pathologic findings
    Vito Cantisani
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Radiol 13:L75-8. 2003
    ..The differential diagnosis of segmental rectal wall thickening in a patient following bone marrow transplantation should include GVHD...