E P Tamm

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Quality initiatives: planning, setting up, and carrying out radiology process improvement projects
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Radiographics 32:1529-42. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Imaging of pancreatic adenocarcinoma: update on staging/resectability
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 1473, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 50:407-28. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Quality initiatives: CT radiation dose reduction: how to implement change without sacrificing diagnostic quality
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1473, P O Box 301402, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Radiographics 31:1823-32. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging features
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 28:330-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Staging of pancreatic cancer with multidetector CT in the setting of preoperative chemoradiation therapy
    E P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77070, USA
    Abdom Imaging 31:568-74. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas
    W B Al-Refaie
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77230, USA
    Med Princ Pract 15:245-52. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Imaging of renal trauma: a comprehensive review
    A Kawashima
    Department of Radiology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX, USA
    Radiographics 21:557-74. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Phase I trial evaluating the safety of bevacizumab with concurrent radiotherapy and capecitabine in locally advanced pancreatic cancer
    Christopher H Crane
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Unit 97, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:1145-51. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: definitions, management, and role of preoperative therapy
    Gauri R Varadhachary
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, Unit 426, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1035-46. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Arterial variants in pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Aparna Balachandran
    Diagnostic Radiology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard Box 0057, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Abdom Imaging 33:214-21. 2008

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Quality initiatives: planning, setting up, and carrying out radiology process improvement projects
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Radiographics 32:1529-42. 2012
    ..These so-called PDSA (planning, doing, studying, and acting) cycles are repeated until the aim is achieved or modified and the project closed...
  2. doi request reprint Imaging of pancreatic adenocarcinoma: update on staging/resectability
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 1473, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 50:407-28. 2012
    ..Clear and concise reporting of imaging findings is important. Several national organizations are developing templates to standardize the reporting of imaging findings...
  3. doi request reprint Quality initiatives: CT radiation dose reduction: how to implement change without sacrificing diagnostic quality
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1473, P O Box 301402, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Radiographics 31:1823-32. 2011
    ..Last, PDSA (plan, do, study, act) cycles can be established to detect and minimize negative effects of dose reduction methods on image quality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging features
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 28:330-8. 2007
    ..Knowledge of how these modalities should be utilized, how they can be optimized, and the appearance of ductal adenocarcinoma on each modality are crucial for them to be used effectively and accurately...
  5. ncbi request reprint Staging of pancreatic cancer with multidetector CT in the setting of preoperative chemoradiation therapy
    E P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77070, USA
    Abdom Imaging 31:568-74. 2006
    ..Preoperative chemoradiation can potentially improve outcomes in patients with pancreatic cancer. This study addresses its effect on staging pancreatic cancer with multidetector computed tomography (MDCT)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas
    W B Al-Refaie
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77230, USA
    Med Princ Pract 15:245-52. 2006
    ..A mural nodule and a main pancreatic duct diameter greater than 5 mm have been found to be predictors of malignancy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Imaging of renal trauma: a comprehensive review
    A Kawashima
    Department of Radiology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX, USA
    Radiographics 21:557-74. 2001
    ..Integration of the imaging findings in renal injury with clinical information is critical in developing a treatment plan...
  8. ncbi request reprint Phase I trial evaluating the safety of bevacizumab with concurrent radiotherapy and capecitabine in locally advanced pancreatic cancer
    Christopher H Crane
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Unit 97, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:1145-51. 2006
    ..To study the safety of bevacizumab with capecitabine-based chemoradiotherapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: definitions, management, and role of preoperative therapy
    Gauri R Varadhachary
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, Unit 426, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1035-46. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Arterial variants in pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Aparna Balachandran
    Diagnostic Radiology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard Box 0057, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Abdom Imaging 33:214-21. 2008
    ..We describe here the arterial variant anatomy of the pancreas and its identification by multidetector CT imaging, with and without the aid of post-processed volume-rendered images...
  11. ncbi request reprint Imaging of neuroendocrine tumors
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Radiology, Unit 1264, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 21:409-32; vii. 2007
    ..Discussion is restricted to the main imaging modalities used in these tumors: cross-sectional imaging, namely CT and MRI, and nuclear medicine studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Retrospective analysis of dual-phase MDCT and follow-up EUS/EUS-FNA in the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Abdom Imaging 32:660-7. 2007
    ..The optimal approach for detecting small pancreatic tumors is uncertain. We compared multidetector CT (MDCT) with follow-up endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) without or with fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) for diagnosing pancreatic cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in patients with presumed pancreatic cancer
    Chandrajit P Raut
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:118-26; discussion 127-8. 2003
    ..We conclude that EUS-FNA can safely and accurately establish a cytologic diagnosis in patients with both early-stage and advanced pancreatic cancer. This enables consideration of all treatment options including protocol-based therapy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Response to mitotane predicts outcome in patients with recurrent adrenal cortical carcinoma
    Ricardo J Gonzalez
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Surgery 142:867-75; discussion 867-75. 2007
    ..Adrenal cortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare disease in which recurrence after surgery is common. Mitotane is the primary systemic treatment for recurrent ACC; data are limited regarding the impact of mitotane on recurrent ACC...
  15. doi request reprint Development of an integrated biospecimen bank and multidisciplinary clinical database for pancreatic cancer
    Rosa F Hwang
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1356-66. 2008
    ..We describe the development of an integrated pancreatic tissue bank (PTB) and clinical database for patients with pancreatic cancer and other pancreatic disorders...
  16. doi request reprint Preoperative gemcitabine and cisplatin followed by gemcitabine-based chemoradiation for resectable adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head
    Gauri R Varadhachary
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 426, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:3487-95. 2008
    ..We conducted a phase II trial of preoperative gemcitabine and cisplatin chemotherapy in addition to chemoradiation (Gem-Cis-XRT) and pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for patients with stage I/II pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Venous resection in pancreatic cancer surgery
    Jennifer F Tseng
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 20:349-64. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and staging of pancreatic tumors
    Silvana C Faria
    Department of Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Roentgenol 39:397-411. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Multidetector row CT of the liver
    Aytekin Oto
    Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 2 815 John Sealy Annex, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 43:827-48, vii. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic evaluation of patients with a high suspicion of malignancy: comorbidities and clinical predictors of cancer
    Mary Ann Weiser
    Department of General Internal Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Med Sci 330:11-8. 2005
    ..For some patients, diagnostic options may be limited either because of tumor location, underlying comorbid conditions, or lack of access to care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Radiation dose considerations in the palliative treatment of locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the pancreas
    Adrian A Wong
    The University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 28:227-33. 2005
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  22. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis, staging, and surveillance of pancreatic cancer
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 57, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1311-23. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Development of a teaching file by using a DICOM database
    Randy D Ernst
    Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 301 University Blvd, G09, Galveston, TX 77551, USA
    Radiographics 22:217-21. 2002
    ..This setup rivals any of the proprietary software currently available from other vendors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impact of multislice CT on PACS resources
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Digit Imaging 15:96-101. 2002
    ..0001. The ANSPP after 4-1-01 for SSHCT were 1.9 SD 0.8, 1.8 SD 0.8; for MSCT, they were 2.0 SD 0.8, 2.0 SD 0.8. This was significant at P <0.0001. Implementation of MSCT could have a significant impact on PACS resources...
  25. doi request reprint Diagnosis and management of cystic neoplasms of the pancreas: an evidence-based approach
    Matthew H G Katz
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:106-20. 2008
  26. doi request reprint Current diagnosis and management of unusual pancreatic tumors
    Melinda M Mortenson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 196:100-13. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint CT evaluation of the response of gastrointestinal stromal tumors after imatinib mesylate treatment: a quantitative analysis correlated with FDG PET findings
    Haesun Choi
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1619-28. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Systematic approach to the analysis of cross-sectional imaging for surveillance of recurrent colorectal cancer
    Silvana C Faria
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 57, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Eur J Radiol 53:387-96. 2005
    ..Early diagnosis of recurrent disease, even in asymptomatic cases, allows for more effective treatment that can improve the long-term survival of these patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in the characterization of pelvic masses
    Catherine Devine
    Diagnostic Radiology, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 26:172-204. 2005
    ..With recent advances in therapeutic strategies, a non-invasive, preoperative diagnosis is highly desirable to suggest prognosis and to tailor the treatment approach...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the patient with flank pain and possible ureteral calculus
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 57, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Radiology 228:319-29. 2003
    ..This technique can also help detect causes for flank pain outside the genitourinary tract. However, close attention must be paid to all aspects of the CT study to prevent misdiagnoses...
  31. ncbi request reprint Acute pancreatitis in intensive care unit patients: value of clinical and radiologic prognosticators at predicting clinical course and outcome
    Terrence H Liu
    Departments of Surgery, The University of Texas Houston Medical School and Lyndon B Johnson General Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1026-30. 2003
    ..To assess the value of clinical and/or radiographic prognostic indices in predicting the clinical course and outcome of patients with acute pancreatitis, in the intensive care unit...
  32. ncbi request reprint "Computed tomography of the liver"--a commentary
    Eric P Tamm
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 57, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1217-9. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis, staging, and follow-up of esophageal cancer
    Revathy B Iyer
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 57, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:785-93. 2003