W S Bartynski

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Immediate pain response to interlaminar lumbar epidural steroid administration: response characteristics and effects of anesthetic concentration
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 34:239-46. 2013
  2. pmc Peripheral disc margin shape and internal disc derangement: imaging correlation in significantly painful discs identified at provocation lumbar discography
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Interv Neuroradiol 18:227-41. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome, part 1: fundamental imaging and clinical features
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:1036-42. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Adjacent double-nerve root contributions in unilateral lumbar radiculopathy
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:327-33. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Distinct imaging patterns and lesion distribution in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:1320-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Catheter angiography, MR angiography, and MR perfusion in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:447-55. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome after solid organ transplantation
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:924-30. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Interventional assessment of the lumbar disk: provocation lumbar diskography and functional anesthetic diskography
    Walter S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 12:33-43. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome, part 2: controversies surrounding pathophysiology of vasogenic edema
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:1043-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Postdiskogram CT features of lidocaine-sensitive and lidocaine-insensitive severely painful disks at provocation lumbar diskography
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:1455-60. 2008

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Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Immediate pain response to interlaminar lumbar epidural steroid administration: response characteristics and effects of anesthetic concentration
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 34:239-46. 2013
    ..Most studies focus on the long-term outcomes of LESI. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the immediate effects of fluoroscopically guided LESI on LBP/radiculopathy including low- or high-strength anesthetic response...
  2. pmc Peripheral disc margin shape and internal disc derangement: imaging correlation in significantly painful discs identified at provocation lumbar discography
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Interv Neuroradiol 18:227-41. 2012
    ..001). Disc-margin shape may provide an important imaging clue to the cause of chronic discogenic low back pain...
  3. doi request reprint Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome, part 1: fundamental imaging and clinical features
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:1036-42. 2008
    ..Many common imaging/clinical/laboratory observations are present among these patients, despite the perception of widely different associated clinical conditions...
  4. doi request reprint Adjacent double-nerve root contributions in unilateral lumbar radiculopathy
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:327-33. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical/imaging characteristics and injection response of adjacent double-root contributions to unilateral lumbar radiculopathy in a typical interventional spine practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Distinct imaging patterns and lesion distribution in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:1320-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated lesion distribution with CT and MR in a large cohort of patients who experienced PRES to comprehensively assess the imaging patterns identified...
  6. ncbi request reprint Catheter angiography, MR angiography, and MR perfusion in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:447-55. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the catheter angiography (CA), MR angiography (MRA), and MR perfusion (MRP) features in PRES in order to render further insight into its mechanism of origin...
  7. doi request reprint Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome after solid organ transplantation
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:924-30. 2008
    ..In this study, we assess the frequency and clinical and imaging characteristics of PRES after SOT...
  8. doi request reprint Interventional assessment of the lumbar disk: provocation lumbar diskography and functional anesthetic diskography
    Walter S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 12:33-43. 2009
    ..We also review the alternative more advanced technique for studying the anesthetic and mechanical features of the disk, functional anesthetic diskography...
  9. doi request reprint Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome, part 2: controversies surrounding pathophysiology of vasogenic edema
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:1043-9. 2008
    ..These systemic features along with current vascular and perfusion imaging features in PRES appear to render strong support for the older theory of vasoconstriction coupled with hypoperfusion as the mechanism...
  10. doi request reprint Postdiskogram CT features of lidocaine-sensitive and lidocaine-insensitive severely painful disks at provocation lumbar diskography
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:1455-60. 2008
    ..At lumbar diskography, intradiskal lidocaine can eliminate or reduce provoked diskogenic pain. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the postdiskogram CT features of lidocaine-sensitive and lidocaine-insensitive severely painful disks...
  11. ncbi request reprint The MR imaging features and clinical correlates in low back pain-related syndromes
    Walter S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop Street, D132, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 15:137-54, v. 2007
    ..Many times, but not always, MR imaging findings correlate with the clinical presentation. Combined analysis of the imaging and clinical findings may provide a more accurate and concise approach to the patient with low back pain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lower cervical nerve root block using CT fluoroscopy in patients with large body habitus: another benefit of the swimmer's position
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:706-8. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome and cerebral vasculopathy associated with influenza A infection: report of a case and review of the literature
    Walter S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 33:917-22. 2009
    ..Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is seen in association with infection/sepsis, and cerebral vasculopathy has been demonstrated in PRES. We describe a case of PRES that develops in association with influenza A...
  14. ncbi request reprint Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in infection, sepsis, and shock
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:2179-90. 2006
    ..In this study, we comprehensively reviewed the clinical and imaging features in a large cohort of patients who developed PRES, with particular attention to those with isolated infection, sepsis, or shock (I/S/S)...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of MR contrast medium dose on pituitary gland enhancement, microlesion enhancement and pituitary gland-to-lesion contrast conspicuity
    Walter S Bartynski
    Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop Street, D132, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neuroradiology 48:449-59. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Variable incidence of cyclosporine and FK-506 neurotoxicity in hematopoeitic malignancies and marrow conditions after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation
    Walter S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurocrit Care 3:33-45. 2005
    ..This study examines whether malignant disease under treatment influences the incidence of cyclosporine or FK-506 neurotoxicity after myeloablative conditioning and allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (allo-BMT)...
  17. doi request reprint Influenza A encephalopathy, cerebral vasculopathy, and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: combined occurrence in a 3-year-old child
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:1443-6. 2010
    ..This case reinforces that significant cerebral vasculopathy can accompany influenza infection and that influenza is a likely trigger for PRES...
  18. ncbi request reprint Incorrect needle position during lumbar epidural steroid administration: inaccuracy of loss of air pressure resistance and requirement of fluoroscopy and epidurography during needle insertion
    Walter S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:502-5. 2005
    ..Studies assessing efficacy of lumbar epidural steroid injection and individual patient treatments should ensure location of administration with epidurogram to enhance the validity of results...
  19. doi request reprint Clinical, anatomic, and imaging correlation in spine-related pain: the essential elements
    Walter S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 12:2-10. 2009
    ..Routine application of these basic principles should aid in the approach to the spine-related pain patient and improve both accurate targeting of a patient's pain generator and the outcomes of image-guided treatment...
  20. pmc Provocation lumbar diskography at previously fused levels
    H S Dulai
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Interv Neuroradiol 16:326-35. 2010
    ..Patients with recurrent/persistent LBP after technically successful fusion may have a diskogenic pain source at the surgically fused or adjacent level confirmed by lidocaine-assisted PLD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Etiology of cortical and white matter lesions in cyclosporin-A and FK-506 neurotoxicity
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh 15224, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 22:1901-14. 2001
    ..Nontransplant patients or those conditioned with total-body irradiation develop white matter lesions, whereas those conditioned with chemotherapy develop mixed cortical and white matter lesions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pain improvement after intradiskal lidocaine administration in provocation lumbar diskography: association with diskographic contrast leakage
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:1259-65. 2007
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the relationship of pain reduction, after intradiskal lidocaine administration during provocation lumbar diskography, to the presence of contrast leakage on postdiskographic imaging...
  23. pmc 'Progressive-onset' versus injury-associated discogenic low back pain: features of disc internal derangement in patients studied with provocation lumbar discography
    W S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Interv Neuroradiol 19:110-20. 2013
    ..Gender-related differences in incidence and internal derangement features at concordant discs are identified at discogram/post-discogram CT. These differences may have implications related to LBP origin/treatment-response...
  24. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging of delayed eclampsia. Report of 3 cases and review of the literature
    Walter S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 27:699-713. 2003
    ..Conventional angiography obtained in 2 patients because of a concern for aneurysm demonstrated central and peripheral vasospasm. Magnetic resonance angiography demonstrated central vasospasm in the third patient...
  25. doi request reprint Treatment of facet and sacroiliac joint arthropathy: steroid injections and radiofrequency ablation
    Jeffrey A Stone
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 3224, USA
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 12:22-32. 2009
    ..This article reviews the basic image-guided fluoroscopic and computed tomographic-guided approaches to steroid treatment of the facet and sacroiliac joints and further discusses of the painful facet through RFA...
  26. doi request reprint Hemorrhage in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: imaging and clinical features
    H M Hefzy
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:1371-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the imaging and clinical features of hemorrhage in PRES...
  27. pmc Initial experience in using continuous arterial spin-labeled MR imaging for early detection of Alzheimer disease
    C A Raji
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2582, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:847-55. 2010
    ..We investigated the diagnostic utility of perfusion MR imaging for early detection of AD compared with structural imaging...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pretransplantation conditioning influence on the occurrence of cyclosporine or FK-506 neurotoxicity in allogeneic bone marrow transplantation
    Walter S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:261-9. 2004
    ..We assessed whether the occurrence of neurotoxicity was affected by the choice of conditioning regimen used before allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (allo-BMT)...
  29. doi request reprint Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in liver transplant patients: clinical presentation, risk factors and initial management
    R J Cruz
    Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:2228-36. 2012
    ..Intracranial bleeding and seizures may be the end result of these phenomena. The relationship of these associated factors to the hypothesized pathophysiology of PRES is discussed...
  30. doi request reprint Reversible encephalopathy after cardiac transplantation: histologic evidence of endothelial activation, T-cell specific trafficking, and vascular endothelial growth factor expression
    C Horbinski
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:588-90. 2009
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  31. ncbi request reprint Lumbar root compression in the lateral recess: MR imaging, conventional myelography, and CT myelography comparison with surgical confirmation
    Walter S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:348-60. 2003
    ..Our purpose was to assess the accuracy of MR imaging, conventional myelography, and postmyelography CT (CT myelography) of the lumbar level in identifying degenerative lateral recess root compression with surgical confirmation...
  32. ncbi request reprint "Recurrent" posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: report of 3 cases--PRES can strike twice!
    Jon M Sweany
    Department of Medicine, UPMC Shadyside Hospital, PA, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 31:148-56. 2007
    ..Evidence of endothelial injury (schistocyte formation and increased lactate dehydrogenase) was documented in all patients, and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome developed during the hospital course of all admissions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cervical diskography performed with a "prong deflector" for improved access to the cervical disk spaces
    Walter S Bartynski
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15313, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:1004-7. 2005
    ..Use of the prong deflector resulted in marked reduction of fluoroscopy per cervical level studied because of more rapid access to disk space...