A Laghi

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Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Decrease of signal intensity of myometrium and cervical stroma after ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide (USPIO) particles administration: an MR finding with potential benefits in T staging of uterine neoplasms
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Invest Radiol 39:666-70. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for detecting peritoneal metastases: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology, Sapienza University of Rome, I C O T Hospital, via Franco Faggiana, 1668, 04100, Latina, Italy
    Radiol Med 122:1-15. 2017
  3. doi request reprint Editorial on the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR) guideline on clinical indications for CT colonography in the colorectal cancer diagnosis
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology, I C O T Hospital, Sapienza Universita di Roma, 04100, Latina, Italy
    Radiol Med 120:1021-3. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Current status on performance of CT colonography and clinical indications
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology Sapienza Università di Roma, Polo Pontino, I C O T Hospital, Via Franco Faggiana 43, 04100 Latina, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 82:1192-200. 2013
  5. pmc Traumatic aortic arch false aneurysm after blunt chest trauma in a motocross rider
    Federico Bizzarri
    Cardiac Surgery Unit, Department of Heart and Great Vessels Attilio Reale, University of Rome Sapienza, Polo Pontino, Via F, Faggiana 34, 04100 Latina, Italy
    J Cardiothorac Surg 3:23. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Experimental colonic phantom for the evaluation of the optimal scanning technique for CT colonography using a multidetector spiral CT equipment
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 13:459-66. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma: detection with triple-phase multi-detector row helical CT in patients with chronic hepatitis
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiology II, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Radiology 226:543-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced computed tomographic colonography in the follow-up of colorectal cancer patients: a feasibility study
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 13:883-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Magnetic Resonance in the study of the small bowel
    Andrea Laghi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 106:1-15; quiz 16-17. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Oral contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging of the bowel
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Italy
    Top Magn Reson Imaging 13:389-96. 2002

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Publications89

  1. ncbi request reprint Decrease of signal intensity of myometrium and cervical stroma after ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide (USPIO) particles administration: an MR finding with potential benefits in T staging of uterine neoplasms
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Invest Radiol 39:666-70. 2004
    ..images, the aim of our study was to evaluate whether USPIO-enhanced T2*-weighted gradient echo (GRE) images might provide any potential advantage on T-staging of uterine malignancies having surgery and histology as standard of reference..
  2. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for detecting peritoneal metastases: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology, Sapienza University of Rome, I C O T Hospital, via Franco Faggiana, 1668, 04100, Latina, Italy
    Radiol Med 122:1-15. 2017
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Editorial on the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR) guideline on clinical indications for CT colonography in the colorectal cancer diagnosis
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology, I C O T Hospital, Sapienza Universita di Roma, 04100, Latina, Italy
    Radiol Med 120:1021-3. 2015
    ..Knowledge about CTC is in continuous evolution and this means that a revision might be necessary in the future as new data appear...
  4. doi request reprint Current status on performance of CT colonography and clinical indications
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology Sapienza Università di Roma, Polo Pontino, I C O T Hospital, Via Franco Faggiana 43, 04100 Latina, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 82:1192-200. 2013
    ..It is desirable that in the future CTC would be the first-line and only diagnostic test for colonic diseases, leaving to CC only a therapeutic role. ..
  5. pmc Traumatic aortic arch false aneurysm after blunt chest trauma in a motocross rider
    Federico Bizzarri
    Cardiac Surgery Unit, Department of Heart and Great Vessels Attilio Reale, University of Rome Sapienza, Polo Pontino, Via F, Faggiana 34, 04100 Latina, Italy
    J Cardiothorac Surg 3:23. 2008
    ..This article details a case report of a traumatic aortic arch false aneurysm after blunt chest trauma. Thoracic aorta false aneurysms are a rare and life-threatening complication of aortic surgery, infection, genetic disorders and trauma...
  6. ncbi request reprint Experimental colonic phantom for the evaluation of the optimal scanning technique for CT colonography using a multidetector spiral CT equipment
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 13:459-66. 2003
    ..0-mm effective slice thickness) with the highest pitch value in order to reduce scanning time. Dose exposure for such a protocol if combined with 80 mAs is within the range limits recommended by the ICRP for abdominal CT scanning...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma: detection with triple-phase multi-detector row helical CT in patients with chronic hepatitis
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiology II, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Radiology 226:543-9. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced computed tomographic colonography in the follow-up of colorectal cancer patients: a feasibility study
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 13:883-9. 2003
    ..Contrast-enhanced CT colonography is a feasible alternative to both conventional colonoscopy and liver ultrasonography in the follow-up of patients operated on for colorectal cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Magnetic Resonance in the study of the small bowel
    Andrea Laghi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 106:1-15; quiz 16-17. 2003
    ..Other potential clinical indications, at the moment to be considered work-in-progress, are the evaluation of malabsorption syndromes (and among them, celiac disease) and assessment of neoplastic diseases...
  10. ncbi request reprint Oral contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging of the bowel
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Italy
    Top Magn Reson Imaging 13:389-96. 2002
    ..The choice of a single agent presents advantages and disadvantages; thus, the radiologist should choose the appropriate contrast medium according to the clinical setting, MR experience, availability of the agent, and patient tolerance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Multislice spiral computed tomography in diagnosis and staging of pancreatic carcinoma: preliminary experience
    A Laghi
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:732-8. 2002
    ..Computed tomography has become the modality of choice for preoperative evaluation of patients with suspected pancreatic carcinoma, although some limitations are well known...
  12. ncbi request reprint MR of the small bowel with a biphasic oral contrast agent (polyethylene glycol): technical aspects and findings in patients affected by Crohn's disease
    Andrea Laghi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 106:18-27. 2003
    ..To report our experience using MR of the small bowel with polyethylene glycol (PEG) solution as an oral contrast agent in a population of adults and children with known Crohn's disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Small bowel
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Polo Didattico Pontino I C O T, Latina, Via Franco Faggiana 34, 04100 Latina, Italy
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 13:331-48. 2005
    ..The absence of ionizing radiation, considering the young age of most of the patients and the frequency of the examinations, is an important advantage over other techniques (radiograph and CT enteroclysis)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the anal canal using high resolution sequences and phased array coil: visualization of anal sphincter complex
    A Laghi
    Istituto di Radiologia, II Cattedra, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 103:353-9. 2002
    ..To assess the normal anatomy of the anal sphincter complex using high-resolution MR imaging with phased -array coil...
  15. ncbi request reprint Virtual colonoscopy: clinical application
    Andrea Laghi
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Polo Didattico Pontino Latina, Via Franco Faggiana 34, 04100 Latina, Italy
    Eur Radiol 15:D138-41. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Computed tomographic colonography (virtual colonoscopy): blinded prospective comparison with conventional colonoscopy for the detection of colorectal neoplasia
    A Laghi
    Department of Radiology II, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Endoscopy 34:441-6. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the performance of CTC in a blinded comparison with conventional colonoscopy...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Study of the mesenteric arteries with multislice spiral CT angiography]
    Andrea Laghi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Universita La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Roma
    Recenti Prog Med 93:227-30. 2002
    ..In conclusion, new multislice spiral CT scanners allow an optimal noninvasive evaluation of mesenteric arteries, possible up to now only with catheter angiography...
  18. ncbi request reprint Multidetector CT (64 Slices) of the liver: examination techniques
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Polo Pontino ICOT, Latina, Italy
    Eur Radiol 17:675-83. 2007
    ..Finally, the evaluation of acquired volumetric datasets needs the extensive use of a dedicated workstation, with software with sophisticated rendering capabilities...
  19. ncbi request reprint Detection of colorectal lesions with virtual computed tomographic colonography
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiology II chair, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Am J Surg 183:124-31. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to compare the performance of virtual computed tomographic colonography with that of conventional colonoscopy in a blinded, prospective study in 165 patients with suspected colorectal lesions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Multislice CT colonography: technical developments
    A Laghi
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto 1, Italy
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 22:425-31. 2001
    ..This article presents a review of the literature; the impact of multislice CT on virtual colonoscopy is also discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Multislice spiral CT angiography in the evaluation of the anatomy of splanchnic vessels: preliminary experience]
    A Laghi
    Dipartimento di Radiologia, II Cattedra, Universita degli Studi La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 102:127-31. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to optimize the protocol for multislice spiral CT angiography and to assess the ability of the technique to detect the anatomy of splanchnic vessels, using volume rendering as reconstruction algorithm...
  22. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of translucency rendering to differentiate polyps from pseudopolyps at 3D endoluminal CT colonography: a feasibility study
    A Guerrisi
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 115:758-70. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of translucency rendering (TR) in computed tomographic (CT) colonography without cathartic preparation using primary 3D reading...
  23. doi request reprint CT colonography with reduced bowel preparation after incomplete colonoscopy in the elderly
    F Iafrate
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 18:1385-95. 2008
    ..CTC without cathartic preparation is a technically feasible and safe procedure to complete a colonic study in the elderly, prompting its use in clinical practice...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Optimization of the technique of virtual colonoscopy using a multislice spiral computerized tomography]
    A Laghi
    Istituto di Radiologia, II Cattedra, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Roma
    Radiol Med 100:459-64. 2000
    ..To optimize scanning parameters for virtual colonoscopy utilizing a multislice Helical CT scanner in an in vitro study (using a homemade colonic phantom) and in a preliminary clinical study...
  25. ncbi request reprint Multiphase multislice spiral CT for liver assessment: optimization in cirrhotic patients
    A Laghi
    Dipartimento di Radiologia, II Cattedra, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 103:188-95. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to optimize a multiphase study protocol with double arterial phase acquisition in a patient population with cirrhosis using a multislice spiral CT scanner...
  26. ncbi request reprint Anatomical variations of the coeliac trunk and the mesenteric arteries evaluated with 64-row CT angiography
    R Ferrari
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Polo Pontino, I C O T Via Franco Faggiana 34, I 04100, Latina, and St Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 112:988-98. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Analysis of a follow-up program for anal canal carcinoma
    M Indinnimeo
    Dept. of Surgery Pietro Valdoni, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 20:199-203. 2001
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Systematic review: distribution of advanced neoplasia according to polyp size at screening colonoscopy
    C Hassan
    Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 31:210-7. 2010
    ..The impact of not referring sub-centimetre polyps identified at CT colonography upon the efficacy of colorectal cancer screening remains uncertain...
  29. ncbi request reprint 3D CT protocol in the assessment of the esophageal neoplastic lesions: can it improve TNM staging?
    V Panebianco
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 16:414-21. 2006
    ..Further studies with a larger number of patients are needed to prove its superiority to traditional CT imaging of the esophagus...
  30. ncbi request reprint Projected impact of colorectal cancer screening with computerized tomographic colonography on current radiological capacity in Europe
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 27:366-74. 2008
    ..The multispecialty needs for computerized tomographic examinations raise some doubts on the feasibility of a mass colorectal cancer screening with computerized tomographic colonography...
  31. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of early colonoscopy surveillance after cancer resection
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:881-5. 2009
    ..Short-interval surveillance colonoscopy at 1 year has been recently recommended following curative-intent surgery for colorectal cancer. However, the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of this endoscopic strategy is largely unknown...
  32. doi request reprint Gallbladder and muscular endometriosis: a case report
    F Iafrate
    Department of Radiological, Oncological and Pathological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 38:120-4. 2013
    ..Surgical removal of both gallbladder and abdominal solid implant was performed and histology confirmed the diagnosis of gallbladder and abdominal wall endometriosis...
  33. doi request reprint High positive predictive value of CT colonography in a referral centre
    F Iafrate
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, and Gastroenterology Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 80:e289-92. 2011
    ..To assess the positive predictive value (PPV) of CTC in the clinical routine of a dedicated referral centre...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pre-operative assessment of extramural invasion and sphincteral involvement in rectal cancer by magnetic resonance imaging with phased-array coil
    M Ferri
    Department of Surgery P Valdoni, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Colorectal Dis 7:387-93. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to predict tumour stage and sphincter status...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Diffusion-weighted echo-planar sequences for the evaluation of the upper abdomen: technique optimization]
    A Laghi
    Istituto di Radiologia, II Cattedra, Universita degli Studi La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 101:213-8. 2001
    ..To optimize the technique for the evaluation of molecular diffusion in the abdomen...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Magnetic resonance angiography with contrast media in the study of carotid arteries]
    C Catalano
    Istituto di Radiologia, II Cattedra, Universita degli Studi La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto L, Roma
    Radiol Med 101:54-9. 2001
    ..Purpose of our study was to determine the feasibility and accuracy of contrast enhanced Turbo-MRA (CE-MRA) in the evaluation of patients with carotid artery stenosis, using a dynamic technique with multiple acquisitions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Optimization of contrast agent administration in MSCT angiography
    C Catalano
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Acad Radiol 9:S361-3. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint High-resolution multidetector CT in the preoperative evaluation of patients with renal cell carcinoma
    C Catalano
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1271-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate the accuracy of multidetector CT (MDCT) using a high-resolution protocol in the preoperative assessment of patients with renal cell carcinoma who are possible candidates for nephron-sparing surgery...
  39. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer prevention in Italy: cost-effectiveness analysis with CT colonography and endoscopy
    C Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:242-50. 2007
    ..Although prevention of CRC is possible, its cost-effectiveness when applied to the Italian population is unknown. Recently, computerized tomographic colonography (CTC) has been proposed for CRC screening...
  40. ncbi request reprint Local staging of rectal cancer with MRI using a phased array body coil
    A Laghi
    Department of Radiology II, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00199 Rome, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 27:425-31. 2002
  41. ncbi request reprint [Magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in evaluation of chronic pancreatitis. Part I: techniques and methods]
    A Laghi
    Istituto di Radiologia, II Cattedra Università La Sapienza, Roma
    Radiol Med 98:288-94. 1999
    ..Finally, contrast-enhanced MR angiography opens new perspectives for vascular studies, particularly for the locoregional staging of pancreatic cancer...
  42. pmc Contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of the terminal ileum in children with Crohn's disease
    A Laghi
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Gut 52:393-7. 2003
    ..MRI was performed using a polyethylene glycol (PEG) solution as oral contrast agent to distend the small bowel (CE-PEG-MRI)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Multislice CT angiography of mesenteric vessels
    R Iannaccone
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Via Arturo Graf, 40 00137 Rome, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 29:146-52. 2004
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Peritoneal carcinomatosis: imaging with 64-MDCT and 3T MRI with diffusion-weighted imaging
    F Iafrate
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 37:616-27. 2012
    ..Appreciation of the spectrum of diagnostic patterns and pitfalls as well as different sites of involvement of peritoneal carcinomatosis using CT and DWI is crucial for appropriate surgical treatment...
  45. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of diseases of biliary and pancreatic ducts with magnetic resonance cholangio pancreatography (MRCP)
    P Pavone
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 4:67-75. 1998
    ..Finally, data are presented regarding the indictions and the utility of MR-pancreatography in the evaluation of patients with chronic pancreatitis...
  46. doi request reprint Bowel cleansing before CT colonography: comparison between two minimal-preparation regimens
    F Iafrate
    Department of Radiological Oncological and Pathological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 25:203-10. 2015
    ..To compare two regimens of reduced bowel preparation and faecal tagging for CT colonography...
  47. ncbi request reprint Colorectal carcinoma: detection and staging with multislice CT (MSCT) colonography
    R Iannaccone
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena, 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 30:13-9. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint High-resolution CT angiography of the abdomen
    C Catalano
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via le Regina Elena, 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 27:479-87. 2002
    ..Although MSCTA is a brand new technique, several developments are under investigation, which should allow further advancements in speed and spatial resolution...
  49. ncbi request reprint Functional MRI in the evaluation of oesophageal motility: feasibility, MRI patterns of normality, and preliminary experience in subjects with motility disorders
    V Panebianco
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Policlincio Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, I 00166 Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 111:881-9. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Preoperative staging of colorectal cancer using virtual colonoscopy: correlation with surgical results
    A Stagnitti
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 19:1645-51. 2015
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Heart imaging: the accuracy of the 64-MSCT in the detection of coronary artery disease
    N Alessandri
    Dipartimento del Cuore e Grossi Vasi A Reale, University of Rome La Sapienza, Polo Pontino, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 13:163-71. 2009
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Preliminary experience with abdominal dual-energy CT (DECT): true versus virtual nonenhanced images of the liver
    C N De Cecco
    Dipartimento di Radiologia Cardiovascolare, Ospedale San Camillo Forlanini, Circonvallazione Gianicolense, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 115:1258-66. 2010
    ..The aim of this work was to compare the quality and noise of true non-enhanced (TNE) and virtual non-enhanced (VNE) images in patients undergoing dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) of the liver...
  53. ncbi request reprint Conventional imaging and multiparametric magnetic resonance (MRI, MRS, DWI, MRP) in the diagnosis of prostate cancer
    V Panebianco
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Anatomical Pathology, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 56:331-42. 2012
    ..MpMRI can provide metabolic information, characterize tissue and tumor vascularity, as well as tissue cellularity and correlate with tumor aggressiveness...
  54. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional contrastless varicography by spiral computed tomography
    A Caggiati
    Department of Anatomy, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 21:374-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: VR-CT is not suitable for routine evaluation of varicose limbs. VR-CT 3D reconstructions may be useful in the evaluation of atypical varicosis. Further studies are needed to define the role of VR-CT in deep venous disease...
  55. ncbi request reprint Duodenal pancreatic heterotopy diagnosed by magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography: report of a case
    M Indinnimeo
    Department of Surgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Surg Today 31:928-31. 2001
    ..A pancreatoduodenectomy was performed and pathological examination confirmed a diagnosis of CDHP. In our opinion, MR cholangiopancreatography is the diagnostic tool of choice when CDHP is suspected...
  56. ncbi request reprint Abdominal tuberculosis with pancreatic involvement: a case report
    F Panzuto
    Digestive and Liver Disease Unit, II School of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:283-7. 2003
    ..Tissue culture was positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Once specific medical treatment was started, the pancreatic damage completely resolved...
  57. doi request reprint Is there sufficient MDCT capacity to provide colorectal cancer screening with CT colonography for the U.S. population?
    Perry J Pickhardt
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, E3 311 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792 3252, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:1044-9. 2008
    ..Our aim was to assess the ability of the available MDCT capacity in the United States to provide population screening with CTC...
  58. doi request reprint Computed tomographic colonography to screen for colorectal cancer, extracolonic cancer, and aortic aneurysm: model simulation with cost-effectiveness analysis
    Cesare Hassan
    Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, and Department of Radiological Sciences, University Polo Pontino, Rome, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 168:696-705. 2008
    ..The efficacy and cost-effectiveness of this combined abdominal CT screening strategy are unknown...
  59. ncbi request reprint Small and diminutive polyps detected at screening CT colonography: a decision analysis for referral to colonoscopy
    Perry J Pickhardt
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, E3 311 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792 3252, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:136-44. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the clinical and economic impact of colonoscopic referral for small and diminutive polyps detected at CT colonography (CTC) screening...
  60. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening with computed tomography colonography: the impact of not reporting diminutive lesions
    Perry J Pickhardt
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 3252, USA
    Cancer 109:2213-21. 2007
    ..The purpose of the current study was to assess the potential harms, benefits, and cost-effectiveness of CTC screening without the reporting of diminutive lesions compared with other screening strategies...
  61. ncbi request reprint Focal liver lesions in the cirrhotic patient: multislice spiral CT evaluation
    Riccardo Iannaccone
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome
    Radiol Med 107:304-14; quiz 315-6. 2004
    ..In particular, the authors illustrate the CT patterns of regenerative nodules, dysplastic nodules, hepatocellular carcinomas and of all lesions that may mimic hepatocellular carcinoma...
  62. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Bilateral carotid body tumor evaluated by three-dimensional multislice computed tomography angiography
    Riccardo Iannaccone
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 109:e64. 2004
  63. ncbi request reprint Detection of colorectal lesions: lower-dose multi-detector row helical CT colonography compared with conventional colonoscopy
    Riccardo Iannaccone
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, Rome, Italy 00161
    Radiology 229:775-81. 2003
    ..To compare the performance of lower-dose multi-detector row helical computed tomographic (CT) colonography with that of conventional colonoscopy in the detection of colorectal lesions...
  64. ncbi request reprint MR imaging of the small bowel using polyethylene glycol solution as an oral contrast agent in adults and children with celiac disease: preliminary observations
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:191-4. 2003
    ..The purpose of our report is to describe morphologic abnormalities of the small bowel in a population of patients with known celiac disease using MR imaging with polyethylene glycol solution as an oral contrast agent...
  65. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of ultra-low-dose multislice CT colonography for the detection of colorectal lesions: preliminary experience
    Riccardo Iannaccone
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena, 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 13:1297-302. 2003
    ..This technique provides a sensitivity comparable to that of previous experiences with CT colonography but with a 40-70% reduction of the radiation dose delivered to patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic carcinoma: the role of high-resolution multislice spiral CT in the diagnosis and assessment of resectability
    Carlo Catalano
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, V le Regina Elena, 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 13:149-56. 2003
    ..High-resolution MSCT improves prediction of resectability in patients with suspected pancreatic carcinoma. Parenchymal and vascular information can be achieved with a single MSCT examination...
  67. ncbi request reprint Multislice spiral CT colonography in the evaluation of colorectal neoplasms
    Andrea Laghi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, II Cattedra, Policlinico Umberto I, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Radiol Med 104:394-403. 2002
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate the efficacy of multislice spiral CT colonography: 1) in the diagnosis and staging of colorectal carcinoma; 2) in the evaluation of the proximal colon in patients with stenosing neoplasms...
  68. ncbi request reprint Liver tumor characterization: comparison between liver-specific gadoxetic acid disodium-enhanced MRI and biphasic CT--a multicenter trial
    Juha Halavaara
    Jorvi Hospital, Department of Radiology, Espoo, Finland
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 30:345-54. 2006
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  69. ncbi request reprint Comment on: Gadolinium-enhance magnetic resonance imaging: a useful radiologic tool in diagnosing pediatric IBD
    Pasquale Paolantonio
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:79-80. 2005
  70. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced sonography with SonoVue: enhancement patterns of benign focal liver lesions and correlation with dynamic gadobenate dimeglumine-enhanced MRI
    Paolo Ricci
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Policlinico Umberto I Università La Sapienza, V le Regina Elena, Rome 324 00161, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:821-7. 2005
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  71. ncbi request reprint Clinical management of hepatic malignancies: ferucarbotran-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging versus contrast-enhanced spiral computed tomography
    Riccardo Lencioni
    Department of Radiology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 50:533-7. 2005
    ..0167). Ferucarbotran-enhanced MR imaging is superior to spiral CT in clinical management of patients with suspected hepatic malignancy...
  72. ncbi request reprint CT colonography reporting and data system: a consensus proposal
    Michael E Zalis
    Radiology 236:3-9. 2005
  73. ncbi request reprint Radial scars of the breast: contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance mammography appearance
    Federica Pediconi
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Breast J 11:23-8. 2005
    ..Differently from breast cancer, radial scars are nonenhancing at CE-MRM. Nevertheless, the possibility of nonenhancing carcinomatous foci existing within radial scars implies that surgical excision should be performed in all cases...
  74. ncbi request reprint Computed tomographic colonography without cathartic preparation for the detection of colorectal polyps
    Riccardo Iannaccone
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Gastroenterology 127:1300-11. 2004
    ..We prospectively compared the performance of low-dose multidetector computed tomographic colonography (CTC) without cathartic preparation with that of colonoscopy for the detection of colorectal polyps...
  75. ncbi request reprint Polyp measurement and size categorisation by CT colonography: effect of observer experience in a multi-centre setting
    David Burling
    Intestinal Imaging Centre, St Marks Hospital, London, UK
    Eur Radiol 16:1737-44. 2006
    ..e. large polyps misclassified as medium). Caution should be exercised for polyps whose colonographic diameter is below but close to the 1-cm boundary threshold in order to avoid potential miscategorisation of advanced adenomas...
  76. ncbi request reprint Initial experience with magnetic resonance fluoroscopy in the evaluation of oesophageal motility disorders. Comparison with manometry and barium fluoroscopy
    Valeria Panebianco
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Eur Radiol 16:1926-33. 2006
    ..Studies on larger populations are necessary to obtain statistically significant results...
  77. ncbi request reprint Infrarenal aortic and lower-extremity arterial disease: diagnostic performance of multi-detector row CT angiography
    Carlo Catalano
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Radiology 231:555-63. 2004
    ..To compare multi-detector row spiral computed tomographic (CT) angiography with digital subtraction angiography (DSA) in evaluation of the infrarenal aorta and lower-extremity arterial system...
  78. ncbi request reprint Adult celiac disease: MRI findings
    Pasquale Paolantonio
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, PoloPontino, Latina, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 32:433-40. 2007
    ..MR enterography is a non-invasive, feasible, and reproducible imaging technique for the evaluation of small bowel. Findings on MR enterography, similar to those of conventional barium studies, may suggest a diagnosis of celiac disease...
  79. ncbi request reprint European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR): consensus statement on CT colonography
    Stuart A Taylor
    Department of Imaging, University College Hospital, 2F Podium, 235 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BU, United Kingdom
    Eur Radiol 17:575-9. 2007
    ..There was consensus that polyps 4 mm or less could be ignored assuming agreement from local gastroenterological colleagues. There is increasing consensus amongst European experts as to the current best practice in CTC...
  80. ncbi request reprint Polyethylene glycol solution as an oral contrast agent for MR imaging of the small bowel
    Andrea Laghi
    Department of Radiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Italy
    Acad Radiol 9:S355-6. 2002
  81. ncbi request reprint Focal nodular hyperplasia: intraindividual comparison of dynamic gadobenate dimeglumine- and ferucarbotran-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
    Daniele Marin
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Magn Reson Imaging 25:775-82. 2007
    ..To intraindividually compare the enhancement pattern of focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) after dynamic administration of two bolus-injectable liver-specific MR contrast agents, ferucarbotran and gadobenate dimeglumine...
  82. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of normal findings, anatomic variants and pathology of ileocecal valve: CT colonography appearances and endoscopic correlation
    Franco Iafrate
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Polo Pontino, ICOT Via Franco Faggiana 34, 04100, Latina, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 32:589-95. 2007
    ..We present the multidetector CT Colonography findings with endoscopic correlation and discuss the possible pathologies and the practical implications...
  83. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma: role of unenhanced and delayed phase multi-detector row helical CT in patients with cirrhosis
    Riccardo Iannaccone
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Radiology 234:460-7. 2005
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of Taenia saginata by MR enterography
    Pasquale Paolantonio
    University of Rome La Sapienza Polo Pontino, I C O T Latina, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:W238. 2006
  85. ncbi request reprint Adult celiac disease: what is the role of MRI?
    Ernesto Tomei
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Magn Reson Imaging 24:625-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the ability of MRI to identify intra- and extraintestinal findings of celiac disease in an adult population...
  86. ncbi request reprint Preoperative staging of rectal cancer with MR Imaging: correlation with surgical and histopathologic findings
    Franco Iafrate
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Radiographics 26:701-14. 2006
    ..However, preoperative evaluation of the other prognostic factor, nodal status, is still problematic, and further studies will be needed to better define the role of MR imaging in this context...
  87. ncbi request reprint CT colonography interpretation times: effect of reader experience, fatigue, and scan findings in a multi-centre setting
    David Burling
    Intestinal Imaging Centre, St Marks Hospital, London, UK
    Eur Radiol 16:1745-9. 2006
    ..Technicians who report more slowly are more accurate. All groups reported faster as the study period progressed...
  88. pmc A piece of chainlink fence in the heart
    Luigi Muzzi
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Rome Sapienza Polo Pontino, Latina, Italy
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:498-500. 2007
  89. ncbi request reprint Virtual colonoscopy
    Joseph Ferrucci
    JAMA 292:431-2; author reply 433. 2004