Nilo A Avila

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome: a syndrome associated with inherited genetic defects that impair lymphocytic apoptosis--CT and US features
    N A Avila
    Diagnostic Radiology Department, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 212:257-63. 1999
  2. pmc Sporadic lymphangioleiomyomatosis and tuberous sclerosis complex with lymphangioleiomyomatosis: comparison of CT features
    Nilo A Avila
    Diagnostic Radiology Department, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, and Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 242:277-85. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Lymphangioleiomyomatosis: correlation of qualitative and quantitative thin-section CT with pulmonary function tests and assessment of dependence on pleurodesis
    Nilo A Avila
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bldg 10, Rm 1C 660, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1182, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 223:189-97. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Lymphangioleiomyomatosis: CT of diurnal variation of lymphangioleiomyomas
    N A Avila
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bldg 10, Rm 1C 660, 10 Center Dr MSC 1182, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 221:415-21. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Lymphangioleiomyomatosis: abdominopelvic CT and US findings
    N A Avila
    Diagnostic Radiology Department, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bldg 10, Rm 1C 660, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 216:147-53. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis: correlation of ventilation-perfusion scintigraphy, chest radiography, and CT with pulmonary function tests
    N A Avila
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 214:441-6. 2000
  7. doi request reprint Progressive preclinical interstitial lung disease in rheumatoid arthritis
    Bernadette R Gochuico
    Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1590, Bethesda, MD 20892 1590, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:159-66. 2008
  8. pmc Pneumothorax after air travel in lymphangioleiomyomatosis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and sarcoidosis
    Angelo M Taveira-Dasilva
    Translational Medicine Branch, NationalHeart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1590, USA
    Chest 136:665-70. 2009
  9. pmc Serum vascular endothelial growth factor-D levels in patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis reflect lymphatic involvement
    Connie G Glasgow
    Translational Medicine Branch, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1590, USA
    Chest 135:1293-300. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic and morphologic determinants of pneumothorax in lymphangioleiomyomatosis
    Wendy K Steagall
    Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1590, USA
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 293:L800-8. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome: a syndrome associated with inherited genetic defects that impair lymphocytic apoptosis--CT and US features
    N A Avila
    Diagnostic Radiology Department, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 212:257-63. 1999
    ..To describe the imaging findings in patients with autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS) and to relate the findings to the clinical and genetic features of this recently recognized syndrome...
  2. pmc Sporadic lymphangioleiomyomatosis and tuberous sclerosis complex with lymphangioleiomyomatosis: comparison of CT features
    Nilo A Avila
    Diagnostic Radiology Department, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, and Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 242:277-85. 2007
    ..To retrospectively compare the frequencies of computed tomographic (CT) findings in patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) and patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and LAM...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lymphangioleiomyomatosis: correlation of qualitative and quantitative thin-section CT with pulmonary function tests and assessment of dependence on pleurodesis
    Nilo A Avila
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bldg 10, Rm 1C 660, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1182, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 223:189-97. 2002
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  4. ncbi request reprint Lymphangioleiomyomatosis: CT of diurnal variation of lymphangioleiomyomas
    N A Avila
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bldg 10, Rm 1C 660, 10 Center Dr MSC 1182, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 221:415-21. 2001
    ..To evaluate the imaging and clinical features of lymphangioleiomyomas and to describe the phenomenon of diurnal variation in the size of lymphangioleiomyomas in patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lymphangioleiomyomatosis: abdominopelvic CT and US findings
    N A Avila
    Diagnostic Radiology Department, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bldg 10, Rm 1C 660, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 216:147-53. 2000
    ..To describe the abdominal computed tomographic (CT) and ultrasonographic (US) findings in patients with thoracic lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) and to relate the prevalence of the findings to the severity of pulmonary disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis: correlation of ventilation-perfusion scintigraphy, chest radiography, and CT with pulmonary function tests
    N A Avila
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 214:441-6. 2000
    ..To determine the findings on ventilation-perfusion (V-P) scintigrams, computed tomographic (CT) scans, and chest radiographs and correlate them with pulmonary function test results in patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis...
  7. doi request reprint Progressive preclinical interstitial lung disease in rheumatoid arthritis
    Bernadette R Gochuico
    Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1590, Bethesda, MD 20892 1590, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:159-66. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to identify asymptomatic lung disease and potential therapeutic targets in patients having RA and preclinical ILD (RA-ILD)...
  8. pmc Pneumothorax after air travel in lymphangioleiomyomatosis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and sarcoidosis
    Angelo M Taveira-Dasilva
    Translational Medicine Branch, NationalHeart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1590, USA
    Chest 136:665-70. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of pneumothorax associated with air travel in patients with LAM, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), and sarcoidosis...
  9. pmc Serum vascular endothelial growth factor-D levels in patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis reflect lymphatic involvement
    Connie G Glasgow
    Translational Medicine Branch, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1590, USA
    Chest 135:1293-300. 2009
    ..We assessed serum VEGF-D concentrations in relationship to clinical phenotype in LAM patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic and morphologic determinants of pneumothorax in lymphangioleiomyomatosis
    Wendy K Steagall
    Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1590, USA
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 293:L800-8. 2007
    ..Polymorphisms in types I and III collagen and matrix metalloproteinase-1 genes may cause differences in lung extracellular matrix that result in greater susceptibility to pneumothorax...
  11. pmc Hemodynamic and functional assessment of patients with sickle cell disease and pulmonary hypertension
    Anastasia Anthi
    Vascular Medicine Branch, Clinical Center, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 2089, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:1272-9. 2007
    ..Although pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a common complication of sickle cell disease (SCD) associated with high mortality, there exist few data characterizing hemodynamics and cardiopulmonary function in this population...
  12. pmc Multidimensional volumetric imaging of pulmonary infiltrates for measuring therapeutic response to antifungal therapy in experimental invasive pulmonary aspergillosis
    Vidmantas Petraitis
    Immunocompromised Host Section, Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Building 10, CRC, Rm 1W 5740, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1100, Bethesda, MD 20892 1100, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:1510-7. 2006
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  13. pmc Automated quantification of high-resolution CT scan findings in individuals at risk for pulmonary fibrosis
    Ivan O Rosas
    Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Chest 140:1590-7. 2011
    ..Automated methods to quantify interstitial lung disease (ILD) on high-resolution CT (HRCT) scans in people at risk for pulmonary fibrosis have not been developed and validated...
  14. pmc Combination therapy in treatment of experimental pulmonary aspergillosis: in vitro and in vivo correlations of the concentration- and dose- dependent interactions between anidulafungin and voriconazole by Bliss independence drug interaction analysis
    Vidmantas Petraitis
    Immunocompromised Host Section, Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Building 10, Rm 1W 5750, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:2382-91. 2009
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  15. pmc Prevalence of uterine leiomyomas in lymphangioleiomyomatosis
    Angelo M Taveira-Dasilva
    Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1590, USA
    Fertil Steril 96:711-714.e1. 2011
    ..To determine the frequency of uterine leiomyomas and hysterectomy in patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a disease characterized by proliferation of abnormal-appearing smooth muscle-like cells...
  16. ncbi request reprint CT of pleural abnormalities in lymphangioleiomyomatosis and comparison of pleural findings after different types of pleurodesis
    Nilo A Avila
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, Bldg 10, Rm 1C 660, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1182, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1007-12. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Maximal oxygen uptake and severity of disease in lymphangioleiomyomatosis
    Angelo M Taveira-Dasilva
    Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1590, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:1427-31. 2003
    ..We conclude that CPET uncovers the presence of exercise-induced hypoxemia and assists in grading the severity of disease and determining supplemental oxygen requirements in patients with LAM...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sonography of lymphangioleiomyoma in lymphangioleiomyomatosis: demonstration of diurnal variation in lesion size
    Nilo A Avila
    Diagnostic Radiology Department, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1182, Bldg 10, Rm 1C 658, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:459-64. 2005
    ..Our aims were to define the sonographic features of abdominal and pelvic lymphangioleiomyomas in lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) and to evaluate the utility of sonography in visualizing diurnal change in the size of the masses...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of pirfenidone on the pulmonary fibrosis of Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome
    William A Gahl
    Heritable Disorders Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 76:234-42. 2002
    ..Clinical and laboratory side effects were similar in the two groups. Pirfenidone appears to slow the progression of pulmonary fibrosis in HPS patients who have significant residual lung function...
  20. ncbi request reprint Treatment of metastatic osteosarcoma with the somatostatin analog OncoLar: significant reduction of insulin-like growth factor-1 serum levels
    Patrick J Mansky
    Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 2669, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:440-6. 2002
    ..Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) has been implicated in the growth and/or metastasis of osteosarcoma (OS) and chondrosarcoma based on in vitro and experimental animal studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Immunologic, virologic, and neuropsychologic responses in human immunodeficiency virus-infected children receiving their first highly active antiretroviral therapy regimen
    Rohan Hazra
    HIV and AIDS Malignancy Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1868, USA
    Viral Immunol 20:131-41. 2007
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  22. pmc Waist circumference, BMI, and visceral adipose tissue in white women and women of African descent
    Anne E Sumner
    Clinical Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:671-4. 2011
    ..As WC-BMI relationship did not differ by race, the same BMI-based WC guidelines may be appropriate for black and white women. However, if WC is defined by VAT, race-specific WC thresholds are required...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM): a review of clinical and morphological features
    V J Ferrans
    Pathology Section, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH, Behtesda, MD 20892 1518, USA
    J Nippon Med Sch 67:311-29. 2000
    ..Types of treatment used for LAM include oophorectomy, administration of Lupron or progesterone and in very severe cases, pulmonary transplantation (following the onset of respiratory insufficiency, not relieved by O(2))...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical characteristics of lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex
    J Moss
    Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Diagnostic Radiology Department, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1590, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:669-71. 2001
    ..The prevalence of LAM in women with TSC was 34%, approximately 10-fold that previously reported, consistent with a large hitherto unrecognized subclinical population of patients at risk for pulmonary complications...
  25. pmc Use of PET/CT with cosyntropin stimulation to identify and localize adrenal rest tissue following adrenalectomy in a woman with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Melissa K Crocker
    National Institutes of Health NIH, The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health andHuman Development M K C, J S, D P M, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E2084-9. 2012
    ..After adrenalectomy, adrenal rest tissue can remain in extraadrenal locations, cause recurrent hyperandrogenism, and be difficult to localize...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pyrimethamine treatment does not ameliorate lymphoproliferation or autoimmune disease in MRL/lpr-/- mice or in patients with autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome
    V Koneti Rao
    Laboratory of Clinical Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Hematol 82:1049-55. 2007
    ..We conclude that these drugs do not warrant further use empirically or as part of clinical trials in ALPS Type Ia as a lympholytic agent...
  27. pmc Early interstitial lung disease in familial pulmonary fibrosis
    Ivan O Rosas
    Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1590, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:698-705. 2007
    ..Identification of early, asymptomatic interstitial lung disease (ILD) in populations at risk of developing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) may improve the understanding of the natural history of IPF...
  28. pmc Efficacy, safety, and plasma pharmacokinetics of escalating dosages of intravenously administered ravuconazole lysine phosphoester for treatment of experimental pulmonary aspergillosis in persistently neutropenic rabbits
    Ruta Petraitiene
    Immunocompromised Host Section, Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:1188-96. 2004
    ..Intravenously administered ravuconazole lysine phosphoester showed dose-dependent efficacy and an excellent safety profile for the treatment of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in persistently neutropenic rabbits...
  29. pmc Phenotypic profiling of parents with cryptic nonclassic congenital adrenal hyperplasia: findings in 145 unrelated families
    Radha Nandagopal
    Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Division of Endocrinology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:977-84. 2011
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  30. ncbi request reprint Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome: radiography and CT of the chest compared with pulmonary function tests and genetic studies
    Nilo A Avila
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bldg 10, Rm 1C 660, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1182, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:887-92. 2002
    ..The objective of our study was to describe the chest radiographic and high-resolution CT findings in patients with Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome and to correlate the radiologic findings with age, causative gene, and pulmonary function...
  31. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome traits in long-term survivors of pediatric sarcoma
    Karen E Hoffman
    Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:341-6. 2008
    ..This cross-sectional study investigated the prevalence of metabolic syndrome traits (MST) in long-term survivors of pediatric sarcoma (SARC) who received multi-modality therapy (MMT)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Combination therapy in treatment of experimental pulmonary aspergillosis: synergistic interaction between an antifungal triazole and an echinocandin
    Vidmantas Petraitis
    Immunocompromised Host Section, Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Infect Dis 187:1834-43. 2003
    ..The combination of an antifungal triazole and echinocandin may represent a new strategy for treatment of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis...
  33. pmc The NHLBI lymphangioleiomyomatosis registry: characteristics of 230 patients at enrollment
    Jay H Ryu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Desk East 18, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:105-11. 2006
    ..Previous descriptions of clinical characteristics of subjects with lymphangioleiomyomatosis have been based on a limited number of patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Bone formation in transplants of human bone marrow stromal cells and hydroxyapatite-tricalcium phosphate: prediction with quantitative CT in mice
    Mahesh H Mankani
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Ave, Ward 3A, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Radiology 230:369-76. 2004
    ..To determine whether quantitative computed tomography (CT) can be used to estimate the extent of new bone formation in hydroxyapatite-tricalcium phosphate (HA-TCP)-based transplants...