Todd M Blodgett

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint PET/CT: form and function
    Todd M Blodgett
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Radiology 242:360-85. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute intramural hematoma of the aorta as a cause of positive FDG PET/CT
    Alex Ryan
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 32:729-31. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Combined PET-CT in the head and neck: part 1. Physiologic, altered physiologic, and artifactual FDG uptake
    Todd M Blodgett
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Radiographics 25:897-912. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Head and neck malignancy: is PET/CT more accurate than PET or CT alone?
    Barton F Branstetter
    Departments of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Lothrop St, PUH Rm D 132, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Radiology 235:580-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Combined PET-CT in the head and neck: part 2. Diagnostic uses and pitfalls of oncologic imaging
    Melanie B Fukui
    Department of Radiology, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 E North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Radiographics 25:913-30. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Brown fat: atypical locations and appearances encountered in PET/CT
    Sanjay Paidisetty
    Department of Radiology, Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh, 5115 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:359-66. 2009
  7. doi request reprint PET/CT artifacts
    Todd M Blodgett
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin Imaging 35:49-63. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Issues, controversies, and clinical utility of combined PET/CT imaging: what is the interpreting physician facing?
    Todd M Blodgett
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:S138-45. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography/computed tomography: protocol issues and options
    Todd M Blodgett
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 36:157-68. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute intramural hematoma of the aorta as a cause of positive fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography
    Alex Ryan
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:520-1. 2007

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint PET/CT: form and function
    Todd M Blodgett
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Radiology 242:360-85. 2007
    ..This review will describe some of the most recent technologic developments in PET/CT instrumentation and the clinical indications for which combined PET/CT has been shown to be more useful than PET and CT performed separately...
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute intramural hematoma of the aorta as a cause of positive FDG PET/CT
    Alex Ryan
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 32:729-31. 2007
    ..There is no current role for FDG-PET in the diagnosis of IMH. This case demonstrates that incidental focal FDG activity in the wall of the aorta may indicate the life-threatening diagnosis of IMH...
  3. ncbi request reprint Combined PET-CT in the head and neck: part 1. Physiologic, altered physiologic, and artifactual FDG uptake
    Todd M Blodgett
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Radiographics 25:897-912. 2005
    ..With the growing interest in PET-CT, interpreting radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians must be familiar with the patterns of FDG uptake in the head and neck to avoid misinterpretation or mis-diagnosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Head and neck malignancy: is PET/CT more accurate than PET or CT alone?
    Barton F Branstetter
    Departments of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Lothrop St, PUH Rm D 132, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Radiology 235:580-6. 2005
    ..To prospectively determine whether combined positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) is more accurate than either PET or CT alone in depicting malignant lesions in the head and neck...
  5. ncbi request reprint Combined PET-CT in the head and neck: part 2. Diagnostic uses and pitfalls of oncologic imaging
    Melanie B Fukui
    Department of Radiology, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 E North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Radiographics 25:913-30. 2005
    ..Furthermore, improved scanner resolution will help address the limitations of PET-CT with respect to small lesions and may make this modality more valuable in initial tumor staging...
  6. doi request reprint Brown fat: atypical locations and appearances encountered in PET/CT
    Sanjay Paidisetty
    Department of Radiology, Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh, 5115 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:359-66. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the physiology and describe the typical and atypical presentations of brown fat on (18)F-FDG PET...
  7. doi request reprint PET/CT artifacts
    Todd M Blodgett
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin Imaging 35:49-63. 2011
    ..Our goal was to identify and characterize these artifacts and also discuss some protocol variables that may affect image quality in PET/CT...
  8. ncbi request reprint Issues, controversies, and clinical utility of combined PET/CT imaging: what is the interpreting physician facing?
    Todd M Blodgett
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:S138-45. 2005
    ..Even PET/CT skeptics will embrace the technology after becoming acquainted with the possibilities and will accept the reality that there is no return to PET only...
  9. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography/computed tomography: protocol issues and options
    Todd M Blodgett
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 36:157-68. 2006
    ..This article discusses various protocols pertinent to PET/CT imaging, including how the CT portion of a PET/CT scan can be performed and optimized, as well as PET/CT interpretation and reporting issues...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute intramural hematoma of the aorta as a cause of positive fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography
    Alex Ryan
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:520-1. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Diffuse bone marrow uptake on whole-body F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in a patient taking recombinant erythropoietin
    Todd M Blodgett
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:161-3. 2004
    ..This case demonstrates the need to consider erythropoietin in the differential diagnosis of possible etiologies causing diffuse bone marrow uptake on PET scans...
  12. ncbi request reprint PET/CT imaging in recurrent head and neck cancer
    Melanie B Fukui
    Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 24:157-63. 2003
    ..Development of specific tumor markers may allow for tumor-specific ligands that will increase sensitivity to head and neck neoplasia. Treatment targeting for radiation therapy is an application that is likely to become widely used...
  13. pmc Retroperitoneal fibrosis as a cause of positive FDG PET/CT
    Amar Mehta
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Radiol Case Rep 5:35-41. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Teflon-induced granuloma: a false-positive finding with PET resolved with combined PET and CT
    Rita A Yeretsian
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PET Facility, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:1164-6. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography/computerized tomography (PET/CT) scanning for preoperative staging of patients with oral/head and neck cancer
    Claude Nahmias
    Department of Medicine, Molecular Imaging and Translational Research Program, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2524-35. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Functional imaging of a colon polyp
    Jaideep Behari
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:733. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint PET/CT scanners: a hardware approach to image fusion
    David W Townsend
    Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 33:193-204. 2003
    ..This new concept targets more of a disease management approach rather than the usual division into the medical specialties of radiology (anatomical imaging) and nuclear medicine (functional imaging)...