abdominal radiography

Summary

Summary: Radiographic visualization of the body between the thorax and the pelvis, i.e., within the peritoneal cavity.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi [Current diagnostics for intra-abdominal trauma]
    D Nast-Kolb
    Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Klinikum Essen
    Chirurg 76:919-26. 2005
  2. ncbi Acute nontraumatic abdominal pain in adult patients: abdominal radiography compared with CT evaluation
    Sun Ho Ahn
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Radiology 225:159-64. 2002
  3. ncbi Four multidetector-row helical CT: image quality and volume coverage speed
    H Hu
    GE Medical Systems, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Radiology 215:55-62. 2000
  4. ncbi Patient-circumference-adapted dose regulation in body computed tomography. A practical and flexible formula
    U Nyman
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Lasarettet Trelleborg, Sweden
    Acta Radiol 46:396-406. 2005
  5. ncbi Plain abdominal radiography with transabdominal native tissue harmonic imaging ultrasonography vs unenhanced computed tomography in renal colic
    Michael Mitterberger
    Department of Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 100:887-90. 2007
  6. ncbi Urinary bladder calculi in a sliding vesical-inguinal-scrotal hernia diagnosed preoperatively by plain abdominal radiography
    Anthony Chi Fai Ng
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Adv Ther 24:1016-9. 2007
  7. ncbi Low-dose CT of the abdomen: evaluation of image improvement with use of noise reduction filters pilot study
    Mannudeep K Kalra
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, White 270 E, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 228:251-6. 2003
  8. ncbi Diagnostic value of abdominal radiography in constipated children: a systematic review
    Lieke M Reuchlin-Vroklage
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:671-8. 2005
  9. ncbi Accuracy of abdominal radiography in acute small-bowel obstruction: does reviewer experience matter?
    William M Thompson
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:W233-8. 2007
  10. ncbi Neonatal chest and abdominal radiation dosimetry: a comparison of two radiographic techniques
    N F Jones
    Directorate of Clinical Imaging, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (Treliske, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3LJ, UK
    Br J Radiol 74:920-5. 2001

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Publications189 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi [Current diagnostics for intra-abdominal trauma]
    D Nast-Kolb
    Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Klinikum Essen
    Chirurg 76:919-26. 2005
    ..The IAP should be measured routinely in patients at risk, and decompression laparotomy may be indicated with pressures of higher than 20 mmHg...
  2. ncbi Acute nontraumatic abdominal pain in adult patients: abdominal radiography compared with CT evaluation
    Sun Ho Ahn
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Radiology 225:159-64. 2002
    To compare the diagnostic yield of abdominal radiography with that of computed tomography (CT) in adult patients presenting to the emergency department with nontraumatic abdominal pain.
  3. ncbi Four multidetector-row helical CT: image quality and volume coverage speed
    H Hu
    GE Medical Systems, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Radiology 215:55-62. 2000
    ..To evaluate the imaging performance characteristics of four multidetector-row helical computed tomography (CT) and assess improvement in volume coverage speed over that with single multidetector-row helical CT...
  4. ncbi Patient-circumference-adapted dose regulation in body computed tomography. A practical and flexible formula
    U Nyman
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Lasarettet Trelleborg, Sweden
    Acta Radiol 46:396-406. 2005
    ..To illustrate that the attenuation formula based on monochromatic radiation in homogeneous objects may be used for dose regulation in body computed tomography (CT) based on patient circumference and using a simple cloth measuring tape...
  5. ncbi Plain abdominal radiography with transabdominal native tissue harmonic imaging ultrasonography vs unenhanced computed tomography in renal colic
    Michael Mitterberger
    Department of Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 100:887-90. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi Urinary bladder calculi in a sliding vesical-inguinal-scrotal hernia diagnosed preoperatively by plain abdominal radiography
    Anthony Chi Fai Ng
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Adv Ther 24:1016-9. 2007
    ..A review of the literature revealed only 2 prior reported cases of bladder calculi within a vesical-inguinal-scrotal hernia...
  7. ncbi Low-dose CT of the abdomen: evaluation of image improvement with use of noise reduction filters pilot study
    Mannudeep K Kalra
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, White 270 E, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 228:251-6. 2003
    ..05). A statistically significant reduction of noise in low-dose images processed with three filters was noted. In conclusion, use of noise reduction filters decreased image noise at low-dose CT...
  8. ncbi Diagnostic value of abdominal radiography in constipated children: a systematic review
    Lieke M Reuchlin-Vroklage
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:671-8. 2005
    Constipation is a common problem in children. Diagnosis is based on clinical features. In case of doubt about the presence of constipation, the existence of fecal retention can be evaluated on plain abdominal radiography.
  9. ncbi Accuracy of abdominal radiography in acute small-bowel obstruction: does reviewer experience matter?
    William M Thompson
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:W233-8. 2007
    The purposes of this study were to determine the accuracy of abdominal radiography in the detection of acute small-bowel obstruction (SBO), to assess the role of reviewer experience, and to evaluate individual radiographic signs of SBO.
  10. ncbi Neonatal chest and abdominal radiation dosimetry: a comparison of two radiographic techniques
    N F Jones
    Directorate of Clinical Imaging, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (Treliske, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3LJ, UK
    Br J Radiol 74:920-5. 2001
    ..The observed coefficient of variation in field size (16% for a 2.5 kg neonate) demonstrates that good standards of radiographic practice are more important than choice of technique...
  11. pmc Ultrasonography and abdominal radiography versus intravenous urography in investigation of urinary tract infection in men: prospective incident cohort study
    S J Andrews
    Department of Urology, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 4AB
    BMJ 324:454-6. 2002
    To compare ultrasonography and abdominal radiography with intravenous urography in the investigation of urinary tract infection in men.
  12. ncbi Investigation of dose reduction in neonatal radiography using specially designed phantoms and LiF:Mg,Cu,P TLDs
    L Duggan
    Newcastle Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Department of Radiation Oncology, Waratah NSW 2298, Australia
    Br J Radiol 76:232-7. 2003
    ..All contrast details were observable at 66 kVp with hafnium filtration. Technique 1 may lead to an increase in effective dose due to field overlap, which diverges at depth, and increased scatter at the periphery of the fields...
  13. ncbi The role of abdominal radiography in the evaluation of the nontrauma emergency patient
    Zina S Kellow
    Department of Radiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, 687 Pine Ave W, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1A1
    Radiology 248:887-93. 2008
    To characterize the utility of abdominal radiography for nontrauma emergency patients in a single-institution setting.
  14. doi The role of abdominal radiography in the evaluation of the nontrauma emergency patient: new thoughts on an old problem
    Ronald L Eisenberg
    Radiology 248:715-6. 2008
  15. ncbi Abdominal radiography in monitoring the resolution of sand accumulations from the large colon of horses treated medically
    M Ruohoniemi
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Equine Vet J 33:59-64. 2001
    ..Radiography of the cranioventral abdomen was found to be a useful means for monitoring the resolution of sand and confirming the effect of medical treatment in removing sand from the large colon in the horse...
  16. ncbi Radiation dose to premature infants in neonatal intensive care units in Kuwait
    A Brindhaban
    Department of Radiologic Sciences, Kuwait University, PO Box 31470, Sulaibikhat 90805, Kuwait
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 111:275-81. 2004
    ..The risk of developing childhood cancers from each of the three examinations was estimated to be in the range (9-117) x 10(-6) for infants undergoing 25 of these X-ray examinations during their stay in the NIC unit...
  17. ncbi Strategies for formulating appropriate MDCT techniques when imaging the chest, abdomen, and pelvis in pediatric patients
    Dianna D Cody
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 56, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:849-59. 2004
    ..Our aim was to formulate appropriate MDCT chest and abdominopelvic CT scan protocols for pediatric patients...
  18. ncbi Reliability of the evaluation of multidetector computed tomography images from the scanner's console in high-energy blunt-trauma patients
    L Ahvenjarvi
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Oulu University Hospital, FIN 90029 Oulu, Finland
    Acta Radiol 48:64-70. 2007
    ..To evaluate the reliability of a structured 5-min evaluation of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) images from the scanner's console in high-energy trauma patients...
  19. ncbi CT scout view as an essential part of CT reading
    O R Brook
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Australas Radiol 51:211-7. 2007
    ..We show seven abdominal, two chest and two head CT, where the study of CT scout view allowed diagnoses to be made that were not readily apparent from the axial slices...
  20. ncbi [Value of electron beam tomography (EBT)]
    C N Enzweiler
    Institut fur Radiologie, Charite Campus Mitte, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Universitatsmedizin Berlin
    Rofo 176:1566-75. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi [Case images 1. Pulmonary and hepato-splenic tuberculosis with fistula in descending colon]
    S Cea
    Servicio de Radiodiagnostico, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Vigo, Vigo, Pontevedra, Espana
    Radiologia 48:340, 404. 2006
  22. ncbi [Clinical relevance of computed tomography under emergency conditions--diagnostic accuracy, therapeutic consequences]
    C Weber
    Radiologisches Zentrum, Klink und Poliklinik für Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Rofo 176:37-47. 2004
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy and therapeutic consequences of computed tomography performed on an emergency basis in a primary care hospital...
  23. ncbi [Diagnosis and staging of germ-cell tumours of the testis]
    Nicolas Mottet
    Département d urologie, Clinique Mutualiste, Saint Etienne
    Rev Prat 57:365-78. 2007
    ..Complete information of the patient is mandatory. All consequences of the disease and treatment must be managed, the most important being sperm conservation...
  24. ncbi Modern imaging of tuberculosis in children: thoracic, central nervous system and abdominal tuberculosis
    Savvas Andronikou
    Radiology Department, Red Cross Children s Hospital, Klipfontein Rd, Rondebosch, 7700 Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Radiol 34:861-75. 2004
    ..The more specific features of each modality in the particular anatomical regions are highlighted...
  25. ncbi [Giant bladder due to prostatic hyperplasia and consecutive obstruction]
    D Ropers
    Medizinische Klinik, Universitätsklinik Erlangen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:671-2. 2007
  26. ncbi Unusual migration in abdomen of a wire for surgical localization of breast lesions
    R Grassi
    Institute of Radiology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Acta Radiol 45:254-8. 2004
    ..A following CT examination showed the wire partially outside the inferior vena cava and partially inside the right iliac vein. The wire was successfully taken out by an angiographic interventional procedure...
  27. ncbi [79 year old male with constitutional syndrome and hepatomegaly]
    A Rebollar Merino
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Principe de Asturias, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Clin Esp 207:97-9. 2007
  28. ncbi Cardiac arrest: abdominal CT imaging features
    A K Singh
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Abdom Imaging 29:177-9. 2004
    ..The thoracic findings were reflux of contrast into the coronary sinus, nonopacificaton of the left ventricle with intravenous contrast, and lack of cardiac motion artifact...
  29. ncbi [Dyspnea and hemoptysis in a young woman with unclear renal alterations]
    S Fischli
    Poliklinik und Klinik für Allgemeine Innere Medizin, Inselspital Bern
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 93:1923-8. 2004
    ..The most important components of the pathogenesis and the criteria necessary for diagnosis are highlighted. In addition the similarities and differences to lymphangioleiomyomatosis are discussed...
  30. ncbi Computed tomographic imaging of abdominal volvulus: pictorial essay
    Shunro Matsumoto
    Department of Radiology, Oita Medical University, Oita, Japan
    Can Assoc Radiol J 55:297-303. 2004
  31. ncbi Myocardial infarction on non-ECG synchronized contrast-enhanced multi-detector computed tomography
    Rahul Patel
    Department of Radiology, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Emerg Radiol 11:301-5. 2005
    ..Myocardial infarctions are visible on contrast-enhanced MDCT scans even when cardiac gating is not utilized. Focusing on myocardial enhancement should allow radiologists to play a greater role in the evaluation of cardiac disease...
  32. ncbi Emergency pediatric imaging: changes over the years. Part II
    Leonard E Swischuk
    Department of Radiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 77555, USA
    Emerg Radiol 11:253-61. 2005
    ..All of this has put us into the forefront of medicine and we are now faced with delivering our services and opinions on a 7x24 basis...
  33. ncbi CT fluoroscopy-guided biopsy of the lung or upper abdomen with a breath-hold monitoring and feedback system: a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial
    Stephanie K Carlson
    Department of Radiology, Section of Safety, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Radiology 237:701-8. 2005
    ..To prospectively determine the clinical effectiveness of a breath-hold monitoring and feedback system in computed tomographic (CT) fluoroscopy-guided biopsies in which respiratory motion is a problem...
  34. ncbi Use of an automatic exposure control mechanism for dose optimization in multi-detector row CT examinations: clinical evaluation
    Tom H Mulkens
    Department of Radiology, Heilig Hart Hospital, Kolveniersvest 20, B 2500 Lier, Belgium
    Radiology 237:213-23. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi [Organ doses from CT examinations in children]
    M Mabille
    Service de Radiologie, Hopital Saint Vincent de Paul, 75014 Paris
    J Radiol 86:487-91. 2005
    ..To estimate radiation doses from routine pediatric CT scans (body) and to propose dose reduction protocols...
  36. ncbi "Hot" spots in hybrid positron emission tomography/computed tomography scanning of the abdomen: protocols, indications, interpretation, responsibilities, and reimbursements
    Michael M Maher
    Department of Radiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
    Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 35:35-54. 2006
    ..This review describes the pertinent medical literature and discusses our experience with suitable examples...
  37. ncbi Multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT): the dose challenge of the new revolution
    Stephen J Golding
    Radiology Research Group, Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, MRI Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 114:303-7. 2005
    ..In the interim, advice from guidelines such as those published by the European Commission should be followed...
  38. ncbi [Introduction to computed tomography]
    S Hernández Muñiz
    Radiologia, Fundacion Hospital Alcorcon, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Esp Med Nucl 25:206-14; quiz 215-6. 2006
  39. ncbi A 16-slice multidetector computed tomography protocol for evaluation of the gastroepiploic artery grafts in patients after coronary artery bypass surgery
    J Dorgelo
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30001, 9700 Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 15:1994-9. 2005
    ..4+/-0.6 and 1.4+/-1.0). Sixteen-slice MDCT is a promising alternative for catheterisation in evaluating patency of GEA grafts, using the presented protocol with thoracoabdominal scan including L3 for complete coverage of the GEA graft...
  40. ncbi Isotropic CT examination of abdomen and pelvis diagnostic quality of reformat
    Kumaresan Sandrasegaran
    Department of Radiology, UH 0279, 550 N University Boulevard, Indiana University School of Medicine, IN 46202, USA
    Acad Radiol 13:1338-43. 2006
    ..To evaluate the image quality of axial and coronal reformats obtained from isotropic resolution abdomino-pelvic computed tomography (CT) examinations...
  41. ncbi [Chilaiditi's syndrome: a rare cause of abdominal pain in the differential diagnosis of the abdominal perforation. Case report]
    E Farinella
    Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Ospedale Santa Maria di Terni, Clinica Chirurgica Generale e d Urgenza, Scuola di Specializzazione in Chirurgia Generale
    G Chir 27:417-21. 2006
    ..Although the Chilaiditi's syndrome is rare, it must be considerated in differential diagnosis of perforative abdominal syndrome, when there are doubts about the subdiaphragmatic air in abdominal film...
  42. ncbi How many medical requests for US, body CT, and musculoskeletal MR exams in outpatients are inadequate?
    Francesco Sardanelli
    Servizio di Radiologia, Istituto Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Milan
    Radiol Med 109:229-33. 2005
    ..Our aim was to evaluate how many medical requests for US, CT and MR outpatients exams are inadequate...
  43. ncbi [Backache as main symptom of unknown primary cancer syndrome with a particularly severe course]
    R M Ritzel
    Rofo 179:173-5. 2007
  44. ncbi Distinguishing gelatin bioabsorbable sponge and postoperative abdominal abscess on CT
    Kumaresan Sandrasegaran
    Department of Radiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 550 N University Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:475-80. 2005
    ..The objective of our study was to differentiate the CT findings of gelatin bioabsorbable sponges used as hemostatic agents from postoperative abdominal abscess...
  45. ncbi [Late pregnancy? Clear cell ovarian carcinoma in the differential diagnosis of large intraabdominal tumors]
    B Willi
    Rofo 179:179-80. 2007
  46. ncbi [Radiologic features of inflammatory pseudotumors]
    C Schlimper
    Radiologische Universitätsklinik Bonn
    Rofo 177:1506-12. 2005
    ..For making a definite diagnosis a biopsy is often essential. The treatment options are varied and consist of surgery, high-dose steroids, irradiation, and chemotherapeutics...
  47. ncbi Neoplastic iliopsoas masses in oncology patients: CT findings
    Ajay K Singh
    Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA, USA
    Abdom Imaging 33:493-7. 2008
    ..The detection of an iliopsoas mass warrants a careful search for gluteal muscles and subcutaneous metastases...
  48. ncbi Patient size and x-ray transmission in body CT
    Kent Ogden
    SUNY Upstate Medical University, Department of Radiology, 750 E Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Health Phys 86:397-405. 2004
    ..The x-ray transmission data and effective photon energy data can be used to determine CT image noise and image contrast, respectively, and information on patient size and composition can be used to determine patient doses...
  49. ncbi [Evaluation of the severity and monitoring of early complications in multitrauma]
    Marc Freysz
    Rev Prat 57:441-52. 2007
  50. ncbi Surgical removal of a seminoma from a black sea bass
    Chick Weisse
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6010, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 221:280-3, 240-1. 2002
    ..Our experience supports the conclusions of other reports that certain surgical procedures can be performed safely in fish...
  51. ncbi Body MR imaging and CT volume: variations and trends based on an analysis of medicare and fee-for-service health insurance databases
    Donald G Mitchell
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, 1096 Main Bldg, 132 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:27-31. 2002
    ..We examined Medicare and fee-for-service data sets to understand better the utilization of MR imaging for imaging the pelvis, abdomen, and chest relative to its use in imaging for other body parts and to the utilization of CT...
  52. ncbi [Round ligament pathology: a report of two cases]
    S Novellas
    Service d Imagerie Medicale, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hopital Archet 2, Nice Cedex 3, France
    J Radiol 89:510-3. 2008
  53. ncbi A clinical decision rule for identifying children with thoracic injuries after blunt torso trauma
    James F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817 2282, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 39:492-9. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of thoracic injuries in children sustaining blunt torso trauma and to develop a clinical prediction rule to identify children with these injuries...
  54. ncbi Calcification in lymphoma occurring before therapy: CT features and clinical correlation
    Sara Apter
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52621, Israel
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:935-8. 2002
    ..Calcification in lymphoma occurring before therapy is rare. We assessed the prevalence, CT features, and clinical significance of calcification in nodes and masses in patients with lymphoma occurring before therapy...
  55. ncbi Improved pediatric multidetector body CT using a size-based color-coded format
    Donald P Frush
    Division of Pediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, McGovern Davison Children s Health Center, Rm 1905, Duke University Health System, Box 3808, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:721-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to compare variation (or error) occurrence and technologist preference for conventional and color-coded formats for pediatric multidetector body CT protocols...
  56. pmc Can computed tomography identify patients with anaemia?
    A J Collins
    Department of Radiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Ulster Med J 70:116-8. 2001
    ..We do not propose this as a method of accurately measuring the patient's haemoglobin; however, we feel that it may be possible for a radiologist at non-contrast enhanced CT examination to note the probable presence of anaemia...
  57. ncbi [Percutaneous abdominopelvic interventional procedures using real-time CT fluoroscopy guidance at 21 mAs: an analysis of 99 consecutive cases]
    P Soyer
    Service de Radiologie Viscérale, Hopital Lariboisiere, AP HP GHU Nord and Université Paris VII, 2, rue Ambroise Pare, 75010 Paris
    J Radiol 89:565-70. 2008
    ..5- to 14-F drainage catheter and 35 patients had a percutaneous biopsy using an 18-G automatic core biopsy needle...
  58. doi A rare case of ossification of a celiac cyst
    Yong He
    Thoracic Surgery Center, Daping Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China
    Am J Surg 196:e25-6. 2008
    ..There has been little report on calcification of cysts inside the abdomen. Here we report a rare case of ossification of celiac cyst. If we understand the images of calcified and ossified cysts, a correct diagnosis can be made...
  59. ncbi Application of European Commission reference dose levels in CT examinations in Crete, Greece
    V Tsapaki
    Euromedica Medical Center, 44 Demokratius Str, 176174 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Br J Radiol 74:836-40. 2001
    ..It is anticipated that a reduction of L, or product mAs, or their combination, will reduce DLP without affecting image quality...
  60. ncbi Patient dose reduction in CT examinations by optimising scanogram acquisition
    K Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, PO Box 1393, 711 10 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 93:173-8. 2001
    ..Effective dose from a complete CT examination may be reduced by up to 3.5% without any subsequent image quality degradation of the diagnostically important sectional images...
  61. ncbi Computed tomographic appearance of Prolene Hernia System and polypropylene mesh plug inguinal hernia repair
    Victor H W Yeung
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 32:529-32. 2008
    ..To describe the normal postoperative computed tomographic (CT) appearance of inguinal hernia repair with the Prolene (polypropylene) Hernia System and polypropylene mesh plug...
  62. ncbi [Abdominal tuberculosis: a rare differential diagnosis of pancreatic carcinoma]
    M Enders
    Innere Medizin II, Medizinischen Klinik, , Homburg/Saar
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 126:360-3. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Tuberculosis should be included in the differential diagnosis of consumptive disease with an atypical presentation, especially because treatment could well be curative...
  63. ncbi Image-guided drainage of multiple intraabdominal abscesses in children with perforated appendicitis: an alternative to laparotomy
    Jeffrey W McCann
    Image Guided Therapy, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, M5G 1X8, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 38:661-8. 2008
    ..Appendicitis is the most common cause of an acute abdomen in children. With perforation, multiple intraperitoneal collections can be seen at presentation. In this situation, surgical treatment alone is rarely effective...
  64. ncbi Prolonged survival of an elderly woman with Salmonella dublin aortitis and conservative treatment
    Didier Schoevaerdts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1326-8. 2003
  65. ncbi Gastric volvulus through a Morgagni hernia: multidetector computed tomography diagnosis
    Bruno Coulier
    Department of Radiology, Clinique St Luc, rue St Luc, 8, 5004 BOUGE NAMUR, Belgium
    Emerg Radiol 15:197-201. 2008
    ..The paper refers to the basic anatomy, clinical symptoms, diagnostic, and therapeutic considerations for HM and emphasizes the major advantages of MDCT in acute surgical conditions implicating the thoracic abdominal junction...
  66. ncbi Use of diagnostic testing in the emergency department for patients presenting with non-traumatic abdominal pain
    J Tobias Nagurney
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Emerg Med 25:363-71. 2003
    ..Almost all received blood tests and two-thirds received one or more imaging studies. Based on providers' subjective opinions, the most valuable tests were the abdomino/pelvic CT scan and the urinalysis...
  67. ncbi [Continuation 47. Dyspnea is the main symptom. It's up to you to clarify it!]
    P Stiefelhagen
    DRK Krankenhaus Westerwald Hachenburg
    MMW Fortschr Med 145:I-VIII; quiz IX-X. 2003
  68. ncbi [Value of abdominal ultrasound screening in patients with benign diseases of the skin]
    N Bregenzer
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin 1 und Ultraschallzentrum, Universitatsklinikum, Regensburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 128:1699-702. 2003
    ..We investigated the value of abdominal ultrasound screening of abdominal foci in patients with benign diseases of the skin...
  69. ncbi [Febrile syndrome in a 22-year old male]
    J J Castellanos Monedero
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital La Mancha Centro, Alcazar de San Juan, Ciudad Real, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 207:399-400. 2007
  70. ncbi Dose reduction in multidetector CT using attenuation-based online tube current modulation
    Denis Tack
    Department of Radiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Charleroi, Boulevard Janson, 92, B 6000 Charleroi, Belgium
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:331-4. 2003
    ..Consecutive acquisitions at standard and two lower effective mAs presets were obtained in each patient. Mean percentage effective mAs reductions were compared for each effective mAs preset, taking into account sex and body mass index...
  71. ncbi Dose evaluation and effective dose estimation from multi detector CT
    Kanae Nishizawa
    Department of Medical Physics, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, 4 9 1 Anagawa, Inage Ku, Chiba 263 8555, Japan
    Igaku Butsuri 22:152-8. 2002
    ..The exposed doses differed according to scanning method and imaging conditions such as tube current, slice thickness and so on. It seemed that there is room for dose reduction by proper adjustment of scan conditions in MDCT examinations...
  72. ncbi Can computerised tomography replace bone scintigraphy in detecting bone metastases from breast cancer? A prospective study
    A R Bristow
    Division of Breast Surgery, University of Nottingham, UK
    Breast 17:98-103. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether bone scans (BS) can be avoided if pelvis was included in CT thorax and abdomen to detect bony metastases from breast cancer...
  73. ncbi Abdominal computed tomographic findings of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium intracellulare infection in HIV seropositive patients
    Dow Mu M Koh
    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Can Assoc Radiol J 54:45-50. 2003
    ..To compare the computed tomographic (CT) findings of abdominal Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infection and Mycobacterium avium intracellulare (MAI) infection in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
  74. ncbi [Misleading clinical and imaging features of abdominal tuberculosis: report of 2 cases]
    L Charrada-Ben Farhat
    Service d Imagerie Medicale, Hopital Mongi Slim, 2046 Sidi Daoud, La Marsa, Tunisie
    J Radiol 88:1729-32. 2007
  75. ncbi The value of indicated computed tomography scan of the chest and abdomen in addition to the conventional radiologic work-up for blunt trauma patients
    Jaap Deunk
    Departments of Trauma Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Trauma 63:757-63. 2007
    ..However, still little is known about the diagnostic value and the therapeutic impact of indicated thoraco-abdominal CT scan when it is performed in addition to the complete conventional radiologic work-up for blunt trauma patients...
  76. ncbi [Extravasation of contrast media in brain parenchyma and cerebrospinal fluid space after CT or DSA of thorax or abdomen]
    T Bretscheider
    ,
    Rofo 173:497-501. 2001
    ..For differential diagnosis, the clinical symptoms and CT patterns of a disruption of the blood-brain or blood-CSF barrier should be known...
  77. ncbi [Importance of the radiographic sign of fecal loading in the cecum for the differential diagnosis of acute appendicitis]
    Andy Petroianu
    Departamento de Cirurgia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasil
    Acta Med Port 20:151-6. 2007
    ..the radiographic characteristics of acute appendicitis have been well documented, the value of plain abdominal radiography has not been completely studied...
  78. ncbi Scrotal edema secondary to fluid imbalance in patients on continuous peritoneal dialysis
    Muniru Adeniyi
    Section of Nephrology, Raymond G Murphy VA Medical Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Adv Perit Dial 25:68-71. 2009
    ..b>Abdominal radiography revealed migration of the CPD catheter...
  79. doi A protocol for managing urethral obstruction in male cats without urethral catheterization
    Edward S Cooper
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 237:1261-6. 2010
    ..To determine efficacy of a protocol for managing urethral obstruction (UO) in male cats without urethral catheterization...
  80. ncbi Transureteral lithotripsy versus extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in management of upper ureteral calculi: a comparative study
    Mohammad Reza Nikoobakht
    Urology Research Center, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Urol J 4:207-11. 2007
    ..Our aim was to compare transureteral lithotripsy (TUL) and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) in the management of upper ureteral calculi larger than 5 mm in diameter...
  81. ncbi Diagnosis and surgical management of ureteral calculi in dogs: 16 cases (1990-2003)
    D M Snyder
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 19104 6010, USA
    N Z Vet J 53:19-25. 2005
    ....
  82. ncbi Prevalence of symptomatic urinary calculi in Kerman, Iran
    Ali Asghar Ketabchi
    Department of Urology, Shafa Hospital, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
    Urol J 5:156-60. 2008
    ..In a cross-sectional study, we evaluated the prevalence of symptomatic urinary calculi in Kerman, Iran...
  83. ncbi Necrotizing enterocolitis: assessment of bowel viability with color doppler US
    Ricardo Faingold
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Division of Neonatology, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Radiology 235:587-94. 2005
    ..To determine whether absence of bowel wall perfusion at color Doppler ultrasonography (US) is indicative of bowel necrosis in neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)...
  84. doi Signalment, history, and outcome of cats with gastrointestinal tract intussusception: 20 cases (1986-2000)
    Jamie M Burkitt
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 234:771-6. 2009
    ..To determine signalment, history, and outcome of cats with gastrointestinal tract intussusception and to identify physical examination, diagnostic imaging, surgical, histologic, and necropsy findings in affected cats...
  85. ncbi Diagnosis of ureteral obstruction in patients with compromised renal function: the role of noninvasive imaging modalities
    Ahmed A Shokeir
    Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
    J Urol 171:2303-6. 2004
    ..the role of noncontrast computerized tomography (NCCT), magnetic resonance urography (MRU), and combined abdominal radiography (KUB) and ultrasonography (US) in the diagnosis of the cause of ureteral obstruction in patients with ..
  86. ncbi Ineffectiveness of routine abdominal radiography in patients with gastrointestinal hemorrhage admitted to an intensive care unit
    Allan H Andrews
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Department of Gastroenterology, Bldg 2, 7th Floor, 6900 Georgia Avenue, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 39:228-31. 2005
    To determine the utility of plain abdominal radiography in the initial evaluation of acute gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage in a medical intensive care unit.
  87. ncbi Abdominal pain patient referrals to emergency surgical service: appropriateness of diagnosis and attitudes of general practitioners
    Davorin Kozomara
    Department of Surgery, University Clinical Hospital Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Coll Antropol 33:1239-43. 2009
    ..presenting complaint or history, axillar and rectal temperature measurement, laboratory checking and abdominal radiography checking by GP were recorded as well...
  88. ncbi Accuracy of radiological features for predicting extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy success for treatment of kidney calculi
    Hamid Arshadi
    Department of Urology, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Urol J 6:88-91. 2009
    ..Our aim was to assess the accuracy of radiological characteristics observed by the urologist in estimating the success rate of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) in patients with kidney calculi...
  89. ncbi The effects of minor hip flexion, abduction or adduction and x-ray beam angle on the radiographic joint space width of the hip
    Berna Goker
    Gazi University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Rheumatology, Ankara, Turkey
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 13:379-86. 2005
    ..We aimed to study the impacts of minor degrees of flexion, abduction or adduction of the hip, as well as the angle of the x-ray beam on the radiographic joint space width (JSW) of the hip joint...
  90. ncbi Günther Tulip and Celect IVC filters in multiple-trauma patients
    David Rosenthal
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 16:494-9. 2009
    ....
  91. ncbi Can computed tomography scout radiography replace plain film in the evaluation of patients with acute urinary tract colic?
    G Ege
    Radiology Department, Istanbul International Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Radiol 45:469-73. 2004
    ..To determine the sensitivity of computed tomography (CT) scout view in detecting ureteral stones and whether CT scout radiography can replace plain film in the evaluation of patients with acute urinary tract colic...
  92. ncbi Randomized controlled study of mechanical percussion, diuresis, and inversion therapy to assist passage of lower pole renal calculi after shock wave lithotripsy
    Edmund Chiong
    Department of Surgery, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Urology 65:1070-4. 2005
    ..To determine whether mechanical percussion, diuresis, and inversion (PDI) therapy after shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) improves the clearance rates of lower pole renal stones...
  93. doi Right ventricular gunshot wound with retrograde embolization
    Richard L McLaughlin
    Trauma Services, Rockford Memorial Hospital, Rockford, Illinois, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 15:123-5. 2008
    ..Chest and abdominal radiography were performed to locate the bullet...
  94. ncbi Is ureteroscopy first line treatment for pediatric stone disease?
    Marc C Smaldone
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3232, USA
    J Urol 178:2128-31; discussion 2131. 2007
    ..We report our current outcomes for ureteroscopic management of pediatric stone disease...
  95. ncbi Small-bowel obstruction after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: etiology, diagnosis, and management
    Syed Husain
    Department of Bariatric Surgery, University of Rochester, Highland Hospital, 1000 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Arch Surg 142:988-93. 2007
    ..To summarize our experience with small-bowel obstructions after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...
  96. ncbi Strangulated umbilical hernia including a mesenteric cyst: a rare cause of acute abdomen
    C Polat
    Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyon, Turkey
    Acta Chir Belg 103:329-31. 2003
    ..The patient had both muscular defense and abdominal tenderness. Plain abdominal radiography showed multiple air-fluid levels...
  97. ncbi Megacolon and stercoral proctitis after frequent fecal impactions: report of an unusual case and review of the literature
    Jen Tzer Gau
    Department of Geriatric Medicine Gerontology, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:338-41. 2007
    ..Clinicians should aggressively treat fecal impaction and monitor the adequacy of treatment with abdominal radiography in order to avoid significant complications...
  98. ncbi Assessment of the persistence of fecal loading in the cecum in presence of acute appendicitis
    Andy Petroianu
    Alfa Institute of Gastroenterology, Hospital of Clinics of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Avenida Alfredo Balena, 110, Belo Horizonte, MG 30130 100, Brazil
    Int J Surg 5:11-6. 2007
    ..the radiographic characteristics of acute appendicitis have been well documented, the value of plain abdominal radiography has not been completely studied...
  99. doi Importance of the new radiographic sign of fecal loading in the cecum in the presence of acute appendicitis in comparison with other inflammatory diseases of the right abdomen
    Andy Petroianu
    Alfa Institute of Gastroenterology, Hospital of Clinics of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Av Alfredo Balena, no 190, CEP 30130 100, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Eur J Intern Med 19:22-6. 2008
    The value of plain abdominal radiography in acute appendicitis has not been completely studied...
  100. ncbi Effect of Rowatinex on calculus clearance after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
    Hooman Djaladat
    Department of Urology, Mohammadi Hospital, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran
    Urol J 6:9-13. 2009
    ..our aim was to evaluate the effect of Rowatinex, an essential oil preparation of terpenic type, on kidney calculi clearance after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL)...
  101. doi Scintigraphic detection of 125I seeds after permanent brachytherapy for prostate cancer
    Yuzuru Kono
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nucl Med 49:541-5. 2008
    ....

Research Grants80

  1. Clinical Decision Rule to Identify Children with Intra-Abdominal Injuries
    James Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable]..
  2. Clinical Decision Rule to Identify Children with Intra-Abdominal Injuries
    James Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable]..
  3. Effect of cysteine on glutathione production in critically ill neonates
    STEPHEN SHEW; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The result of this investigation could ultimately change the standard nutritional and treatment practices for critically ill neonates in order to improve the outcome for these extremely fragile patients. ..
  4. Ensemble Control of ACTH Secretion: Impact of Gender
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The goal is to unveil new ways to detect, prevent and treat abnormal stress-adaptive responses in aging, illness and disease. ..
  5. CT Monitoring of Angiogenesis
    Benjamin Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  6. Age-Dependent Estrogen-Independent Mechanism of Hyposomatotropism in Women
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Therefore, this proposal seeks to unravel fundamental mechanisms that control the production of the major trophic hormones GH and IGF-I, which maintain bone and muscle mass, reduce abdominal fat and enhance quality of life. ..
  7. Novel Treatment Strategies for Constipation and Role of Brain-Gut axis
    Satish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies aim to define the mechanisms of, and evaluate new therapies for dyssynergia, rectal hyposensitivity and rectal hypersensitivity, and could significantly impact constipation treatments. ..
  8. Ensemble Control of ACTH Secretion: Impact of Gender
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goal is to unveil new ways to detect, prevent and treat abnormal stress-adaptive responses in aging, illness and disease. ..
  9. Ensemble Disruption of the GnRH-LH-Testosterone Axis
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Expected corollary outcomes are enhanced diagnosis, assessment and management of more subtle pathophysiology of the male gonadal axis in puberty and adulthood. ..
  10. Image-guided Gene and Virotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer
    STEPHANIE CARLSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Ecstasy and the Dorsomedial Hypothalamus
    DANIEL RUSYNIAK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Central Respiratory Effects of Organophosphate Poisoning
    Romolo Gaspari; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goal of the applicant is to become an independent researcher in the area of neurophysiology and neurotoxicology with the ability to run his own laboratory and write successful grant applications. ..
  13. Novel Active Repressor Model of Human LDL-Receptor Regulation
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This would represent a new treatment approach for patients with atherosclerotic disease. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Analytical Reconstruction of Feedback Signaling in Aging Men
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The present proposal develops a general biomathematical framework for dissecting otherwise observed pathways that control hormone output in aging, stress and disease. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Novel Treatment Strategies for Constipation and Role of Brain-Gut axis
    SATISH SC RAO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies aim to define the mechanisms of, and evaluate new therapies for dyssynergia, rectal hyposensitivity and rectal hypersensitivity, and could significantly impact constipation treatments. ..
  16. Image-guided Gene and Virotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer
    STEPHANIE CARLSON; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Age-Dependent Estrogen-Independent Mechanism of Hyposomatotropism in Women
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Therefore, this proposal seeks to unravel fundamental mechanisms that control the production of the major trophic hormones GH and IGF-I, which maintain bone and muscle mass, reduce abdominal fat and enhance quality of life. ..
  18. Aging Systems in Geriatrics: the Male Gonadal Axis
    Johannes D Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Why or how the decline occurs is not known. This grant studies mechanisms in the brain, pituitary (master) gland and testis (male gonad), which begin to fail in aging men under stress. ..
  19. Breast CT scanner for earlier cancer detection
    John M Boone; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..At the end of this program of research and discovery, breast CT will likely be shown to be a key clinical tool for the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. ..
  20. Time Resolved Cardiac Computed Tomography with Patient Dose Reduction
    Katsuyuki Taguchi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., correlation between the motion, perfusion and stenos is) that are not possible with the current techniques. ..
  21. Ensemble Control of ACTH Secretion: Impact of Gender
    Johannes D Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal is to unveil new ways to detect, prevent and treat abnormal stress-adaptive responses in aging, illness and disease. ..
  22. Dynamic multi-organ anatomical models for hypofractionated RT design and delivery
    Kristy Brock; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This enhanced patient model will allow improved accuracy in the design and implementation of treatment. ..
  23. Time Resolved Cardiac Computed Tomography with Patient Dose Reduction
    Katsuyuki Taguchi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., correlation between the motion, perfusion and stenos is) that are not possible with the current techniques. ..
  24. Human Studies of NK-1R anatogonists in HIV-1 (project 4)
    Pablo Tebas; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Assessment depression, anxiety, and sleep quality relative to baseline before and after the administration of aprepitant. ..
  25. CORE--DEVELOPMENTAL FACILITY
    Pablo Tebas; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We are proposing to fund 5 projects each year in years 6-10 of this CFAR, adding a new grant category devoted exclusively to interdisciplinary and/or translational research projects. ..
  26. Novel Treatment Strategies for Constipation and Role of Brain-Gut axis
    Satish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies aim to define the mechanisms of, and evaluate new therapies for dyssynergia, rectal hyposensitivity and rectal hypersensitivity, and could significantly impact constipation treatments. ..
  27. Breast CT scanner for earlier cancer detection
    John Boone; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..At the end of this program of research and discovery, breast CT will likely be shown to be a key clinical tool for the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. ..
  28. Age-Dependent Estrogen-Independent Mechanism of Hyposomatotropism in Women
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Therefore, this proposal seeks to unravel fundamental mechanisms that control the production of the major trophic hormones GH and IGF-I, which maintain bone and muscle mass, reduce abdominal fat and enhance quality of life. ..
  29. Ensemble Control of ACTH Secretion: Impact of Gender
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The goal is to unveil new ways to detect, prevent and treat abnormal stress-adaptive responses in aging, illness and disease. ..
  30. CNS circuitry and receptors mediating the effects of MDMA
    Daniel E Rusyniak; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By identifying the brain areas and chemical receptors responsible for causing MDMA's toxicity, our research may lead to new and innovative treatments. ..
  31. Ensemble Disruption of the GnRH-LH-Testosterone Axis
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Expected corollary outcomes are enhanced diagnosis, assessment and management of more subtle pathophysiology of the male gonadal axis in puberty and adulthood. ..
  32. ACTIONS OF ESTROGEN IN MATURING GRAAFIAN FOLLICLES
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Understanding such fundamental interactions is important to the rational design of alternative strategies to interrupt normal and rescue impaired steroidogenesis in the maturing Graafian follicle and corpus luteum. ..
  33. Improving Transfusion Practices Using Decision Support
    Jeffrey Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will also examine whether improvements in appropriate transfusion ordering behavior among clinicians using decision support tools will be greater than improvements achieved by educational programs alone. ..
  34. NEUROMUSCULAR CONDITION THERAPY-DYSSYNERGIC DEFECATION
    Satish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Feasibility of CT in high risk breast cancer patients
    John Boone; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of this investigation should provide a clear understanding of the potential of breast CT as a tool to reduce breast cancer mortality in the population of women with dire risk of breast cancer. ..
  36. AUTOMATIC CORRECTION OF MOTION ARTIFACTS IN MR IMAGES
    Armando Manduca; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..They are applicable to both conventional and fast scan applications, and may be adaptable to many non- motion sources of artifacts as well. ..
  37. ENSEMBLE MODEL OF STRESS ACTH-ADRENAL AXIS
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  38. Feasibility of CT in high risk breast cancer patients
    John Boone; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The results of this investigation should provide a clear understanding of the potential of breast CT as a tool to reduce breast cancer mortality in the population of women with dire risk of breast cancer. ..
  39. AGING GH AXIS IN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Such knowledge has significant clinical implications to rational estrogen-replacement strategies in older women with estrogen-deficiency states and physical frailty accompanied by relative hyposomatotropism. ..
  40. ACTIONS OF ESTROGEN IN MATURING GRAAFIAN FOLLICLES
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  41. AUTOMATIC CORRECTION OF MOTION ARTIFACTS IN MR IMAGES
    Armando Manduca; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..They are applicable to both conventional and fast scan applications, and may be adaptable to many non- motion sources of artifacts as well. ..
  42. THE AGING GH AXIS IN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..An enhanced knowledge base should aid ultimately in formulating more innovative preventive and interventional strategies to limit hyposomatotropism in older and/or estrogen-deficient humans. ..
  43. Breast CT scanner for earlier cancer detection
    John Boone; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..that particularly warrant screening using breast CT. The Phase II trial will shed more light on this issue. ..
  44. Ensemble Disruption of the GnRH-LH-Testosterone Axis
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Expected corollary outcomes are enhanced diagnosis, assessment and management of more subtle pathophysiology of the male gonadal axis in puberty and adulthood. ..
  45. AUTOMATIC CORRECTION OF MOTION ARTIFACTS IN MR IMAGES
    Armando Manduca; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..They represent perhaps the most flexible and universally applicable techniques for the correction of motion (and other) artifacts in MR imaging. ..
  46. THE AGING GH AXIS IN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..An enhanced knowledge base should aid ultimately in formulating more innovative preventive and interventional strategies to limit hyposomatotropism in older and/or estrogen-deficient humans. ..
  47. NEUROMUSCULAR CONDITION THERAPY-DYSSYNERGIC DEFECATION
    Satish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Development of a magnetically guided feeding tube
    SABRY GABRIEL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This is an advantage specially in nursing hormones where x ray is not readily available. Projected cost savings for the health care system is substantial with expected better patient outcome. ..
  49. Ensemble Disruption of the GnRH-LH-Testosterone Axis
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Expected corollary outcomes are enhanced diagnosis, assessment and management of more subtle pathophysiology of the male gonadal axis in puberty and adulthood. ..
  50. Improving Transfusion Practices Using Decision Support
    Jeffrey Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will also examine whether improvements in appropriate transfusion ordering behavior among clinicians using decision support tools will be greater than improvements achieved by educational programs alone. ..
  51. ENSEMBLE MODEL OF STRESS ACTH-ADRENAL AXIS
    Johannes Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  52. Identifying CT Imaging Biomarkers Associated with Prognosis of Pulmonary Embolism
    Kyongtae Bae; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We believe the proposed study is timely and will provide a new insight to prognosis and clinical management and treatment of PE. ..
  53. CT Monitoring of Angiogenesis
    Benjamin M Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  54. AUTOMATIC CORRECTION OF MOTION ARTIFACTS IN MR IMAGES
    Armando Manduca; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..They represent perhaps the most flexible and universally applicable techniques for the correction of motion (and other) artifacts in MR imaging. ..
  55. Identifying CT Imaging Biomarkers Associated with Prognosis of Pulmonary Embolism
    Kyongtae T Bae; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We believe the proposed study is timely and will provide a new insight to prognosis and clinical management and treatment of PE. ..
  56. Time Resolved Cardiac Computed Tomography with Patient Dose Reduction
    Katsuyuki Taguchi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..g., correlation between the motion, perfusion and stenos is) that are not possible with the current techniques. ..
  57. Time Resolved Cardiac Computed Tomography with Patient Dose Reduction
    Katsuyuki Taguchi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., correlation between the motion, perfusion and stenos is) that are not possible with the current techniques. ..
  58. CT Monitoring of Angiogenesis
    Benjamin Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  59. AUTOMATIC CORRECTION OF MOTION ARTIFACTS IN MR IMAGES
    Armando Manduca; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..They represent perhaps the most flexible and universally applicable techniques for the correction of motion (and other) artifacts in MR imaging. ..
  60. Effect of cysteine on glutathione production in critically ill neonates
    STEPHEN SHEW; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The result of this investigation could ultimately change the standard nutritional and treatment practices for critically ill neonates in order to improve the outcome for these extremely fragile patients. ..
  61. AUTOMATIC CORRECTION OF MOTION ARTIFACTS IN MR IMAGES
    Armando Manduca; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..They represent perhaps the most flexible and universally applicable techniques for the correction of motion (and other) artifacts in MR imaging. ..
  62. Data Coordinating and Image Analysis for CRISP-II
    Kyongtae Bae; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  63. Data Coordinating and Image Analysis for CRISP-II
    Kyongtae Bae; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  64. Ecstasy and the Dorsomedial Hypothalamus
    DANIEL RUSYNIAK; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  65. AIDS CLINICAL TRIALS UNIT
    Pablo Tebas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The investigators have credentials in basic and patient-oriented clinical research. ..
  66. CT Monitoring of Angiogenesis
    Benjamin Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  67. AUTOMATIC CORRECTION OF MOTION ARTIFACTS IN MR IMAGES
    Armando Manduca; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They are applicable to both conventional and fast scan applications, and may be adaptable to many non- motion sources of artifacts as well. ..
  68. Identifying CT Imaging Biomarkers Associated with Prognosis of Pulmonary Embolism
    Kyongtae Bae; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We believe the proposed study is timely and will provide a new insight to prognosis and clinical management and treatment of PE. ..
  69. Mitochondria And Metabolic Complications Of HIV
    Pablo Tebas; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In order to do this we will use a NASBA based assay to measure the mitochondrial DNA and RNA content in PBMCs, and use 2000 specimens collected longitudinally in 3 large ACTG studies. ..