Vani Vijayakumar

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Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Increased tc-99m tetrofosmin uptake in a mediastinal tumor during myocardial perfusion imaging
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0793, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:390-1. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Postcholecystectomy sphincter of oddi dyskinesia--a diagnostic dilemma--role of noninvasive nuclear and invasive manometric and endoscopic aspects
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 17:10-3. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint What influences early hypothyroidism after radioiodine treatment for Graves' hyperthyroidism?
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0793, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 31:688-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Is it safe to treat hyperthyroid patients with I-131 without fear of thyroid storm?
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Section of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Ann Nucl Med 20:383-5. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the practical role of a radionuclide low-fat-meal solid gastric emptying study
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Nucl Med Technol 34:82-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of delayed Tc-99m HMPAO labeled leukocyte scintigraphy in the diagnosis of coronary mycotic aneurysm
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine Section, UTMB, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:682-4. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint CT aided scintigraphic diagnosis of bleeding rectal sheath hematoma
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, UTMB, Clinical Science Bldg, Rm 2 474, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0793, USA
    Emerg Radiol 11:233-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Pathologic extracardiac uptake of Tc-99m tetrofosmin identified in the chest during myocardial perfusion imaging
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Clinical Science Building, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 12:473-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Detection of ectopic parathyroid adenoma by early Tc-99m sestamibi imaging
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Nucl Med 19:157-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A critical review of variables affecting the accuracy and false-negative rate of sentinel node biopsy procedures in early breast cancer
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0793, USA
    Nucl Med Commun 26:395-405. 2005

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Increased tc-99m tetrofosmin uptake in a mediastinal tumor during myocardial perfusion imaging
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0793, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:390-1. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Postcholecystectomy sphincter of oddi dyskinesia--a diagnostic dilemma--role of noninvasive nuclear and invasive manometric and endoscopic aspects
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 17:10-3. 2007
    ..Because it is invasive and needs experienced person to perform, simple noninvasive imaging techniques are needed. Other invasive endoscopic methods also play an important role in difficult cases and before therapeutic intervention...
  3. ncbi request reprint What influences early hypothyroidism after radioiodine treatment for Graves' hyperthyroidism?
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0793, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 31:688-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the factors influencing the occurrence of early hypothyroidism after radioiodine treatment of Graves' hyperthyroidism...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is it safe to treat hyperthyroid patients with I-131 without fear of thyroid storm?
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Section of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Ann Nucl Med 20:383-5. 2006
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  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the practical role of a radionuclide low-fat-meal solid gastric emptying study
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Nucl Med Technol 34:82-5. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of delayed Tc-99m HMPAO labeled leukocyte scintigraphy in the diagnosis of coronary mycotic aneurysm
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine Section, UTMB, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:682-4. 2005
    ..We present a case of a coronary mycotic aneurysm where delayed Tc-99m HMPAO labeled leukocyte imaging played an important role leading to the diagnosis...
  7. ncbi request reprint CT aided scintigraphic diagnosis of bleeding rectal sheath hematoma
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, UTMB, Clinical Science Bldg, Rm 2 474, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0793, USA
    Emerg Radiol 11:233-5. 2005
    ..We present a case of rectal sheath hematoma with bleeding where computed tomography aided radionuclide gastro intestinal bleeding scintigraphy in the diagnosis and appropriate management, thus avoiding a laparotomy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pathologic extracardiac uptake of Tc-99m tetrofosmin identified in the chest during myocardial perfusion imaging
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Clinical Science Building, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 12:473-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Detection of ectopic parathyroid adenoma by early Tc-99m sestamibi imaging
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Nucl Med 19:157-9. 2005
    ..However, the washout of MIBI from ectopic parathyroid adenoma (EPA) in not well reported. We present a case of EPA with rapid washout of MIBI. Hence, early MIBI imaging plays an important role in the evaluation of EPA...
  10. ncbi request reprint A critical review of variables affecting the accuracy and false-negative rate of sentinel node biopsy procedures in early breast cancer
    Vani Vijayakumar
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0793, USA
    Nucl Med Commun 26:395-405. 2005
    ..In this review, the factors that influence the success of different techniques are examined, and studies which have investigated false-negative rates and/or sentinel lymph node identification rates are summarized...
  11. pmc Infective coronary aneurysms: a complication of percutaneous coronary intervention
    Guillermo Salinas
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0553, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:91-4. 2007
    ..We describe the patient's clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment, and we review the pertinent medical literature...
  12. ncbi request reprint Stress-induced right ventricular ischemia in recurrent pulmonary outflow stenosis in repaired tetralogy of fallot
    Rajiv Gupta
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:596-7. 2005
    ..These patients subsequently present to cardiologists in adulthood with sequelae or complications arising from previous surgery undertaken during childhood...
  13. ncbi request reprint Type IV-a choledochal cyst--a rare adolescent presentation as acute abdomen
    Ramadass Satya
    Nuclear Medicine, Clinical Science Building, Room 2 474, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0793, USA
    Emerg Radiol 13:39-41. 2006
    ..We report an unusual acute abdomen presentation of type IV-a choledochal cyst in a 17-year-old young adult from El Salvador...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increased productivity and improved patient tolerance using the low fat meal: radionuclide solid gastric emptying study
    Vani Vijayakumar
    J Clin Gastroenterol 39:839. 2005
  15. pmc The management of painful bone metastases with an emphasis on radionuclide therapy
    Darren J Hillegonds
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Center for Accelerator Mass, Spectrometry, Livermore, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:785-94. 2007
    ..This review provides an update on the management of painful bone metastases, with an emphasis on radionuclide therapy, and introduces oligometastases and quantitative imaging evaluations for clinical trials...