Affiliation: University of California
- Comparison of supine and prone scanning separately and in combination at CT colonographyJudy Yee
Department of Radiology 114, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Radiology 226:653-61. 2003..To compare colonic distention, adequacy of colonic preparation, and colorectal polyp detection as assessed with supine and prone scanning separately and in combination at computed tomographic (CT) colonography...
- Screening CT colonographyJudy Yee
UCSF, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 114, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Semin Ultrasound CT MR 24:12-22. 2003..The results of the larger and newer studies will be presented, as well as some of the current clinical uses of CT colonography. Issues specific to the use of CT colonography as a screening test will also be discussed...
- CT screening for colorectal cancerJudy Yee
Department of Radiology, UCSF Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Radiographics 22:1525-31. 2002
- Extracolonic findings at CT colonographyJudy Yee
San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 20:305-22. 2010..The controversies of detecting and evaluating these incidental extracolonic findings on CTC are discussed...
- Current status of CT colonographyJudy Yee
Department of Radiology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco 94143, USA
Crit Rev Comput Tomogr 43:191-218. 2002
- Virtual colonoscopy (CT and MR colonography)Judy Yee
Department of Radiology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 55:S25-32. 2002
- Computed tomographic angiography of endovascular abdominal aortic stent-graftsJudy Yee
San Francisco Veteran s Administration Medical Center, Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Crit Rev Comput Tomogr 45:17-65. 2004..Accurate evaluation of these devices and identification of endoleaks and other complications by the radiologist is critical to assuring successful outcomes...
- CT colonography: techniques and applicationsJudy Yee
University of California, San Francisco, VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Radiol Clin North Am 47:133-45. 2009..The author presents discussion of interpretation of CTC, appropriate applications of CTC and potential complications...
- Extracolonic abnormalities discovered incidentally at CT colonography in a male populationJudy Yee
Department of Radiology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 114 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Radiology 236:519-26. 2005....
- Colorectal neoplasia: performance characteristics of CT colonography for detection in 300 patientsJ Yee
Department of Radiology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Radiology 219:685-92. 2001..To determine the sensitivity and specificity of computed tomographic (CT) colonography for colorectal polyp and cancer detection by using colonoscopy as the reference standard...
- ACR Appropriateness Criteria on colorectal cancer screeningJudy Yee
University of California San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 7:670-8. 2010..This paper presents the new colorectal cancer imaging test ratings and is the result of evidence-based consensus by the ACR Appropriateness Criteria Expert Panel on Gastrointestinal Imaging...
- Surface normal overlap: a computer-aided detection algorithm with application to colonic polyps and lung nodules in helical CTDavid S Paik
Department of Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5450, USA
IEEE Trans Med Imaging 23:661-75. 2004..It is able to achieve 100% sensitivity for colonic polyps 10 mm and larger at 7.0 false positives (FPs)/dataset and 90% sensitivity for solid lung nodules 6 mm and larger at 5.6 FP/dataset...
- CT colonography: influence of 3D viewing and polyp candidate features on interpretation with computer-aided detectionRong Shi
Department of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, James H Clark Center, 318 Campus Dr, Room S324, Stanford, CA 94305 5450, and Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Radiology 239:768-76. 2006....
- Edge displacement field-based classification for improved detection of polyps in CT colonographyBurak Acar
Department of Radiology, Lucas MRS Center, 3D Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
IEEE Trans Med Imaging 21:1461-7. 2002..The mean specificity over all experiments increased from 0.19 (0.35) to 0.47 (0.56) for a sensitivity of 1.00 (0.95)...
- Computed tomography colonography: feasibility of computer-aided polyp detection in a "first reader" paradigmAravind Mani
Department of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, and Stanford Medical School, CA 94305, USA
J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:318-26. 2004..Computer-aided detection decreased interobserver variability and reduced the time required to detect the first polyp...
- Reduced cathartic bowel preparation for CT colonography: prospective comparison of 2-L polyethylene glycol and magnesium citrateAlexander W Keedy
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, VAMC, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Radiology 261:156-64. 2011....
- The National CT Colonography Trial: assessment of accuracy in participants 65 years of age and olderC Daniel Johnson
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
Radiology 263:401-8. 2012....
- Virtual colonoscopy: technique and accuracyLuis A Landeras
Department of Radiology, University of California in San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Radiol Clin North Am 45:333-45. 2007..It also discusses the two distending agents for VC (room air and carbon dioxide) and presents practical tips for administration and the role of antispasmodic drugs...
- Managing incidental findings on abdominal CT: white paper of the ACR incidental findings committeeLincoln L Berland
Department of Radiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 7:754-73. 2010..This white paper provides guidance developed by this committee for addressing incidental findings in the kidneys, liver, adrenal glands, and pancreas...
- Persistent renal enhancement after intra-arterial versus intravenous iodixanol administrationShinn Huey Chou
Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, United States
Eur J Radiol 80:378-86. 2011..To examine the clinical significance of persistent renal enhancement after iodixanol administration...
- Colorectal cancer screening in women: an underutilized lifesaverLisa L Chu
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:303-10. 2011..S. Multisociety Task Force, and the American College of Radiology. Improved screening compliance may occur in women with further dissemination of CTC...
- Computed tomographic colonographyRizwan Aslam
University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:371-84. 2008..The current status and promising areas of future investigation are also discussed...
- Delayed enhancement of ascites after i.v. contrast material administration at CT: time course and clinical correlationNancy Benedetti
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California at San Francisco, Box 0628, M 372, 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:732-7. 2009..The objective of our study was to determine the prevalence and clinical predictors of delayed contrast enhancement of ascites...
- MR imaging evaluation of the hepatic vasculatureRizwan Aslam
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M372, Box 0628, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 18:515-23, xi. 2010..In this article, the authors discuss currently available techniques for imaging of the hepatic vasculature...
- Computerized tomographic colonography: performance evaluation in a retrospective multicenter settingC Daniel Johnson
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Gastroenterology 125:688-95. 2003..A prospective study evaluating the performance of computerized tomography colonography in a screening population is indicated...
- Carpet lesion on CT colonography: a potential pitfallGreg M Galdino
Department of Radiology, University of California at San Francisco, 563 20th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1332-4. 2003
- Diagnostic accuracy of laxative-free computed tomographic colonography for detection of adenomatous polyps in asymptomatic adults: a prospective evaluationMichael E Zalis
Department of Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Suite 400A, 25 New Chardon Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Ann Intern Med 156:692-702. 2012..Colon screening by optical colonoscopy (OC) or computed tomographic colonography (CTC) requires a laxative bowel preparation, which inhibits screening participation...
- Quantification of distention in CT colonography: development and validation of three computer algorithmsPeter W Hung
Department of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, MC 5105, 300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Radiology 222:543-54. 2002..Clinical feasibility was demonstrated. Depending on the desired spatial resolution and accuracy, each algorithm can quantitatively depict colonic diameter in CT colonography...
- Patient experience and preferences toward colon cancer screening: a comparison of virtual colonoscopy and conventional colonoscopyG A Akerkar
Division of Gastroenterology, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 54:310-5. 2001..Efforts to improve patient experience during virtual colonoscopy need to be investigated...
- CT colonography: examination prerequisitesJ Yee
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Abdom Imaging 27:244-52. 2002..Intravenous contrast may be useful in a specific subset of patients undergoing CT colonography, although it is doubtful that it will be used routinely for CT colonography...
- Comparison of patients' experiences during imaging tests of the colonL S Kim
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 54:67-74. 2001..Better methods are required to allow staff to adequately assess discomfort experienced by patients during these procedures...
- CT appearance of gastric involvement in multifocal idiopathic fibrosclerosisY Fung
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco-VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
J Comput Assist Tomogr 25:239-41. 2001..We describe the first case of gastric involvement of multifocal fibrosclerosis and its appearance on CT...
- Analysis of initial CT findings after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysmR Sawhney
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Radiology 220:157-60. 2001..To determine the spectrum and frequency of specific computed tomographic (CT) findings in the acute period after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)...
- Prospective comparison of patient experience with colon imaging testsHayden B Bosworth
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Am J Med 119:791-9. 2006..This finding has important implications for physicians considering different colon imaging tests...
- Prospective comparison of air-contrast barium enema and colonoscopy in patients with fecal occult blood: a pilot studyDon C Rockey
Liver Center, Duke University Medical Center, Sands Building Room 334, Research Drive, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 60:953-8. 2004..CONCLUSIONS: Air-contrast barium enema accurately detects colon cancer and diverticula. Its sensitivity for detection of polypoid lesions or adenomas is poor and was confounded by the presence of diverticula...
- Fundamental elements for successful performance of CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy)Seong Ho Park
Department of Radiology and the Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap 2dong, Songpa Gu, 138 736 Seoul, Korea
Korean J Radiol 8:264-75. 2007..The time-intensive nature of CTC and the limited resources for training radiologists appear to be the major barriers for implementing CTC in Korea...
- Accuracy of CT colonography for detection of large adenomas and cancersC Daniel Johnson
Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
N Engl J Med 359:1207-17. 2008..Computed tomographic (CT) colonography is a noninvasive option in screening for colorectal cancer. However, its accuracy as a screening tool in asymptomatic adults has not been well defined...
- CT colonography reporting and data system: a consensus proposalMichael E Zalis
Radiology 236:3-9. 2005
- CT colonography: investigation of the optimum reader paradigm by using computer-aided detection softwareStuart A Taylor
Department of Specialist X Ray, University College Hospital, 235 Euston Rd, 2F Podium, London NW1 2BU, England
Radiology 246:463-71. 2008....
- Virtual colonoscopyJoseph Ferrucci
JAMA 292:431-2; author reply 433. 2004
- Reader training in CT colonography: how much is enough?Jorge A Soto
Radiology 237:26-7. 2005