Conrad Wittram

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi How I do it: CT pulmonary angiography
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Thoracic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Founders 202, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:1255-61. 2007
  2. ncbi Inspiratory and expiratory helical CT of normal adults: comparison of thin section scans and minimum intensity projection images
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Medical Imaging, The Toronto Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Imaging 17:47-52. 2002
  3. ncbi 18F-FDG PET of pulmonary embolism
    Conrad Wittram
    Division of Thoracic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Founders 202, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:171-6. 2007
  4. ncbi Transient interruption of contrast on CT pulmonary angiography: proof of mechanism
    Conrad Wittram
    Division of Thoracic Radiology, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 22:125-9. 2007
  5. ncbi 99mTc sestamibi uptake by acute pulmonary embolism
    Conrad Wittram
    Division of Thoracic Radiology, Department of Radiology, FND 202, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:1611-3. 2006
  6. ncbi Acute and chronic pulmonary emboli: angiography-CT correlation
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Thoracic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Founders 202, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:S421-9. 2006
  7. ncbi Attenuation of acute and chronic pulmonary emboli
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Thoracic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Founders 202, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 235:1050-4. 2005
  8. ncbi The idiopathic interstitial pneumonias
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 33:189-99. 2004
  9. ncbi CT angiography of pulmonary embolism: diagnostic criteria and causes of misdiagnosis
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Founders Building 202, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiographics 24:1219-38. 2004
  10. ncbi Trends in thoracic radiology over a decade at a large academic medical center
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 19:164-70. 2004

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi How I do it: CT pulmonary angiography
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Thoracic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Founders 202, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:1255-61. 2007
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  2. ncbi Inspiratory and expiratory helical CT of normal adults: comparison of thin section scans and minimum intensity projection images
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Medical Imaging, The Toronto Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Imaging 17:47-52. 2002
    ..Compared with TSS, MinIPs improve the conspicuity of air trapping in healthy individuals. Therefore, expiratory MinIPs may be useful in detecting air trapping as a result of disease...
  3. ncbi 18F-FDG PET of pulmonary embolism
    Conrad Wittram
    Division of Thoracic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Founders 202, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:171-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the manifestations of pulmonary embolism on 18F-FDG PET scans in 13 patients...
  4. ncbi Transient interruption of contrast on CT pulmonary angiography: proof of mechanism
    Conrad Wittram
    Division of Thoracic Radiology, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 22:125-9. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi 99mTc sestamibi uptake by acute pulmonary embolism
    Conrad Wittram
    Division of Thoracic Radiology, Department of Radiology, FND 202, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:1611-3. 2006
  6. ncbi Acute and chronic pulmonary emboli: angiography-CT correlation
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Thoracic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Founders 202, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:S421-9. 2006
    ..The objective of our study was to review the classic direct and indirect angiographic signs of acute and chronic pulmonary embolism (PE) and correlate these findings with MDCT...
  7. ncbi Attenuation of acute and chronic pulmonary emboli
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Thoracic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Founders 202, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 235:1050-4. 2005
    ..To compare retrospectively the attenuation coefficients of acute and chronic pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  8. ncbi The idiopathic interstitial pneumonias
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 33:189-99. 2004
    ..Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia manifests by ground glass opacities and nodular interlobular septal thickening on CT. The diagnosis of an IIP should be rendered ideally only after all clinicoradiologic-pathologic data have been reviewed...
  9. ncbi CT angiography of pulmonary embolism: diagnostic criteria and causes of misdiagnosis
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Founders Building 202, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiographics 24:1219-38. 2004
    ..If the quality of the study is poor, the radiologist should identify which pulmonary arteries have been rendered indeterminate and whether additional imaging is necessary...
  10. ncbi Trends in thoracic radiology over a decade at a large academic medical center
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 19:164-70. 2004
    ..To investigate thoracic radiology usage over and above the secular trends associated with hospital-wide changes in the number of patients over a decade...
  11. ncbi CT-histologic correlation of the ATS/ERS 2002 classification of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Founders Building 202, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiographics 23:1057-71. 2003
    ..Ideally, diagnosis of an idiopathic interstitial pneumonia should be rendered only after all clinico-radiologic-pathologic data have been reviewed...
  12. ncbi Discordance between CT and angiography in the PIOPED II study
    Conrad Wittram
    Division of Thoracic Radiology, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Founders Bldg 202, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 244:883-9. 2007
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the causes of discordant computed tomographic (CT)-angiographic readings from the Prospective Investigation of Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis, or PIOPED, II study...
  13. ncbi Application of rational practice and technical advances for optimizing radiation dose for chest CT
    Michael M Maher
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Founders House, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 19:16-23. 2004
    ..The present pictorial essay describes the fundamentals of CT radiation exposure and need for CT radiation dose reduction on the basis of documented scanning practices and technological advances...
  14. ncbi Can noise reduction filters improve low-radiation-dose chest CT images? Pilot study
    Mannudeep K Kalra
    Department of Radiology, Founders 202, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 32 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 228:257-64. 2003
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  15. doi A comprehensive electrocardiogram-gated 64-slice multidetector computed tomography imaging protocol to visualize the coronary arteries, thoracic aorta, and pulmonary vasculature in a single breath hold
    Michael D Shapiro
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 33:225-32. 2009
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  16. ncbi Percutaneous lung biopsy in a patient with a cavitating lung mass: indications, technique, and complications
    Michael M Maher
    Division of Thoracic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:989-94. 2005
  17. ncbi Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
    Janet C Miller
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:631-4. 2006
  18. ncbi The indeterminate CT pulmonary angiogram: imaging characteristics and patient clinical outcome
    Stephen E Jones
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114 2698, USA
    Radiology 237:329-37. 2005
    ..To retrospectively review imaging characteristics of indeterminate computed tomographic (CT) pulmonary angiograms for pulmonary embolism (PE) and patient outcome...
  19. doi The prevalence of symptomatic and coincidental pulmonary embolism on computed tomography
    Gladwin C Hui
    Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 2696, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 32:783-7. 2008
    ..To investigate the proportion of pulmonary embolism (PE) on computed tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA) and the proportion of coincidental PE on regular contrast-enhanced CT in oncological and nononcological patients...
  20. ncbi FDG PET of Rosai-Dorfman disease of the thymus
    Ruth Lim
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:514. 2004
  21. ncbi Thymic enlargement and FDG uptake in three patients: CT and FDG positron emission tomography correlated with pathology
    Conrad Wittram
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:519-22. 2003
    ..Subsequent biopsy or resection showed normal thymic tissue...
  22. ncbi Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 9-2005. A 67-year-old man with acute respiratory failure
    David M Systrom
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1238-46. 2005
  23. ncbi Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 39-2004. A 52-year-old woman with recurrent episodes of atypical pneumonia
    Walter J O'Donnell
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2741-9. 2004
  24. ncbi Postpneumonectomy pulmonary artery stump thrombosis: CT features and imaging follow-up
    Boon Han Kwek
    Department of Radiology, Division of Thoracic Radiology, FND 202, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 237:338-41. 2005
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the computed tomographic (CT) features of pulmonary artery stump thrombosis at initial and follow-up CT...
  25. ncbi Mucinous cystadenoma of the lung
    Alexander R Guimaraes
    Department of Radiology, Division of Thoracic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:282. 2004
  26. ncbi Radiologic-pathologic conference of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma
    Rivka R Colen
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, FND Bdg 2, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:W15-6. 2007
  27. ncbi Standard-dose and 50%-reduced-dose chest CT: comparing the effect on image quality
    Srinivasa R Prasad
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Founders 216, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:461-5. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that radiation doses for routine chest CT can be reduced by 50% for the evaluation of normal structures without seriously jeopardizing image quality...
  28. ncbi Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: an echocardiographic perspective
    Davinder S Jassal
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:229.e5-229.e7. 2006
  29. ncbi Pulmonary artery enhancement at CT pulmonary angiography
    Conrad Wittram
    Radiology 229:932; author reply 932-3. 2003