Rendon C Nelson

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Liver imaging with multidetector helical computed tomography
    Rendon C Nelson
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 27:S9-16. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Low-tube-voltage, high-tube-current multidetector abdominal CT: improved image quality and decreased radiation dose with adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction algorithm--initial clinical experience
    Daniele Marin
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Road, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Radiology 254:145-53. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Dual energy versus single energy MDCT: measurement of radiation dose using adult abdominal imaging protocols
    Lisa M Ho
    Department of Radiology, Box 3808, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:1400-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Contrast material administration protocols for 64-MDCT angiography: altering volume and rate and use of a saline chaser to better match the imaging window--physiologic phantom study
    Courtney A Coursey
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:1568-75. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Hypervascular liver tumors: low tube voltage, high tube current multidetector CT during late hepatic arterial phase for detection--initial clinical experience
    Daniele Marin
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Radiology 251:771-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimization of multiplanar reformations from isotropic data sets acquired with 16-detector row helical CT scanner
    Tracy A Jaffe
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 238:292-9. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Contrast enhancement on computed tomography after renal cryoablation: an evidence of treatment failure?
    Matvey Tsivian
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Endourol 26:330-5. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Multi-detector row CT of the small bowel: peak enhancement temporal window--initial experience
    Sebastian T Schindera
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 243:438-44. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Detection of pancreatic tumors, image quality, and radiation dose during the pancreatic parenchymal phase: effect of a low-tube-voltage, high-tube-current CT technique--preliminary results
    Daniele Marin
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 256:450-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Appendicitis, body mass index, and CT: is CT more valuable for obese patients than thin patients?
    Courtney A Coursey
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am Surg 77:471-5. 2011

Detail Information

Publications93

  1. ncbi request reprint Liver imaging with multidetector helical computed tomography
    Rendon C Nelson
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 27:S9-16. 2003
    ..We also propose guidelines for designing protocols for MDCT of the liver and discuss the principles of contrast media delivery...
  2. doi request reprint Low-tube-voltage, high-tube-current multidetector abdominal CT: improved image quality and decreased radiation dose with adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction algorithm--initial clinical experience
    Daniele Marin
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Road, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Radiology 254:145-53. 2010
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Dual energy versus single energy MDCT: measurement of radiation dose using adult abdominal imaging protocols
    Lisa M Ho
    Department of Radiology, Box 3808, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:1400-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the radiation dose of dual-energy and single-energy multidetector computed tomographic (CT) imaging using adult liver, renal, and aortic imaging protocols...
  4. doi request reprint Contrast material administration protocols for 64-MDCT angiography: altering volume and rate and use of a saline chaser to better match the imaging window--physiologic phantom study
    Courtney A Coursey
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:1568-75. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate the effect of varying volumes and rates of contrast material, use of a saline chaser, and cardiac output on aortic enhancement characteristics in MDCT angiography (MDCTA) using a physiologic phantom...
  5. doi request reprint Hypervascular liver tumors: low tube voltage, high tube current multidetector CT during late hepatic arterial phase for detection--initial clinical experience
    Daniele Marin
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Radiology 251:771-9. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimization of multiplanar reformations from isotropic data sets acquired with 16-detector row helical CT scanner
    Tracy A Jaffe
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 238:292-9. 2006
    ..CNRs were consistently highest on 5-mm-thick coronal reformations (CNR range, 1.2-3.3). For qualitative assessment, 2- and 3-mm-thick coronal reformations were consistently preferred...
  7. doi request reprint Contrast enhancement on computed tomography after renal cryoablation: an evidence of treatment failure?
    Matvey Tsivian
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Endourol 26:330-5. 2012
    ..Treatment success is typically defined by the absence of contrast enhancement on follow-up imaging. We investigate the evolution of lesions that demonstrate contrast enhancement on CT after renal cryoablation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Multi-detector row CT of the small bowel: peak enhancement temporal window--initial experience
    Sebastian T Schindera
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 243:438-44. 2007
    ..To prospectively determine quantitatively and qualitatively the timing of maximal enhancement of the normal small-bowel wall by using contrast material-enhanced multi-detector row computed tomography (CT)...
  9. doi request reprint Detection of pancreatic tumors, image quality, and radiation dose during the pancreatic parenchymal phase: effect of a low-tube-voltage, high-tube-current CT technique--preliminary results
    Daniele Marin
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 256:450-9. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Appendicitis, body mass index, and CT: is CT more valuable for obese patients than thin patients?
    Courtney A Coursey
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am Surg 77:471-5. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Radiation dose savings for adult pulmonary embolus 64-MDCT using bismuth breast shields, lower peak kilovoltage, and automatic tube current modulation
    Lynne M Hurwitz
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:244-53. 2009
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Thyroid cancers incidentally detected at imaging in a 10-year period: how many cancers would be missed with use of the recommendations from the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound?
    Manisha Bahl
    From the Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology M B, J K H and Division of Abdominal Imaging R C N, and the Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology J A S, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710 Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md H A H and Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill N M W
    Radiology 271:888-94. 2014
    ..To estimate the prevalence of incidental thyroid cancer (ITC) among patients undergoing thyroid surgery and to apply the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU) guidelines to ITC...
  13. doi request reprint Improved aortic enhancement in CT angiography using slope-based triggering with table speed optimization: a pilot study
    Mustafa R Bashir
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Duke North, Room 1508F, Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:1533-43. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Effect of varying injection rates of a saline chaser on aortic enhancement in CT angiography: phantom study
    Sebastian T Schindera
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur Radiol 18:1683-9. 2008
    ..05). In CT angiography, saline chaser injected at twice the rate as the contrast medium leads to increased peak aortic enhancement and saline chaser injected at half the rate tends towards prolonging peak aortic enhancement plateau...
  15. doi request reprint Dual-energy multidetector CT: how does it work, what can it tell us, and when can we use it in abdominopelvic imaging?
    Courtney A Coursey
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Radiographics 30:1037-55. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Abdominal pain: coronal reformations from isotropic voxels with 16-section CT--reader lesion detection and interpretation time
    Tracy A Jaffe
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Rd, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 242:175-81. 2007
    ..To retrospectively assess if reader detection of intraabdominal pathologic findings on coronal reformations from isotropic voxels at 16-section computed tomography (CT) was similar to reader detection on transverse scans...
  17. ncbi request reprint Abdominal multislice CT for obese patients: effect on image quality and radiation dose in a phantom study
    Sebastian T Schindera
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:486-94. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of a modified abdominal multislice computed tomography (CT) protocol for obese patients on image quality and radiation dose...
  18. doi request reprint Central venous catheter integrity during mechanical power injection of iodinated contrast medium
    Douglas B Macha
    Department of Radiology, Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Erwin St, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 253:870-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate a widely used nontunneled triple-lumen central venous catheter in order to determine whether the largest of the three lumina (16 gauge) can tolerate high flow rates, such as those required for computed tomographic angiography...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hypervascular liver tumors: low tube voltage, high tube current multi-detector row CT for enhanced detection--phantom study
    Sebastian T Schindera
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 246:125-32. 2008
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Incidental detection of nutcracker phenomenon on multidetector CT in an asymptomatic population: prevalence and associated findings
    Lars J Grimm
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 37:415-8. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of nutcracker phenomenon (left renal vein compression by the superior mesenteric artery) and secondary anatomic findings using multidetector computed tomographic (CT) angiography in an asymptomatic population...
  21. doi request reprint Radiation dose for body CT protocols: variability of scanners at one institution
    Tracy A Jaffe
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Rd, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:1141-7. 2009
    ..The objective of our study was to determine, using an anthropomorphic phantom, whether patients are subject to variable radiation doses based on scanner assignment for common body CT studies...
  22. doi request reprint Focal cystic high-attenuation lesions: characterization in renal phantom by using photon-counting spectral CT--improved differentiation of lesion composition
    Daniel T Boll
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Radiology 254:270-6. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint Dual-phase 3D MDCT angiography for evaluation of the liver before hepatic resection
    Bertram J Stemmler
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1551-7. 2004
    ..We sought to evaluate the accuracy of dual-phase MDCT angiography for assessing the liver before hepatic resection and to compare 2D and 3D images for quality and arterial branch visualization...
  24. ncbi request reprint Determining contrast medium dose and rate on basis of lean body weight: does this strategy improve patient-to-patient uniformity of hepatic enhancement during multi-detector row CT?
    Lisa M Ho
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 243:431-7. 2007
    ..To prospectively evaluate the use of lean body weight (LBW) as the main determinant of the volume and rate of contrast material administration during multi-detector row computed tomography of the liver...
  25. doi request reprint Percutaneous cryoablation of renal lesions with radiographic ice ball involvement of the renal sinus: analysis of hemorrhagic and collecting system complications
    Michael D Rosenberg
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:935-9. 2011
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  26. doi request reprint 64-section multidetector CT of the upper abdomen: optimization of a saline chaser injection protocol for improved vascular and parenchymal contrast enhancement
    Daniele Marin
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur Radiol 21:1938-47. 2011
    ..To prospectively investigate the effect of varying the injection flow rates of a saline chaser on vascular and parenchymal contrast enhancement during abdominal MDCT...
  27. ncbi request reprint Helical CT for nephrolithiasis and ureterolithiasis: comparison of conventional and reduced radiation-dose techniques
    Joan P Heneghan
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Radiology 229:575-80. 2003
    ..To determine the accuracy of unenhanced helical computed tomography (CT) performed at reduced milliampere-second, and therefore at a reduced patient radiation dose, by using conventional unenhanced helical CT as the standard...
  28. doi request reprint Impact of dual-energy multi-detector row CT with virtual monochromatic imaging on renal cyst pseudoenhancement: in vitro and in vivo study
    Achille Mileto
    From the Department of Radiology A M, R C N, T A J, E K P, A B, D M and Carl E Ravin Advanced Imaging Laboratories E S, K R C, J M W, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710
    Radiology 272:767-76. 2014
    ..To investigate whether dual-energy multi-detector row computed tomography (CT) with virtual monochromatic imaging can overcome renal cyst pseudoenhancement in a phantom experiment and a clinical study...
  29. doi request reprint Applying the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound recommendations for fine-needle aspiration of thyroid nodules: effect on workup and malignancy detection
    Hasan A Hobbs
    1 Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 202:602-7. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the proportion of thyroid nodules undergoing ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA) that do not meet SRU recommendations...
  30. doi request reprint Complications of laparoscopic and percutaneous renal cryoablation in a single tertiary referral center
    Matvey Tsivian
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Eur Urol 58:142-7. 2010
    ..Laparoscopic cryoablation (LCA) and percutaneous cryoablation (PCA) of small renal masses have gained popularity, but only limited data exist on the complication rates...
  31. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the optimal temporal window for intravenous CT cholangiography
    Sebastian T Schindera
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur Radiol 17:2531-7. 2007
    ..For a fixed contrast dose, superior visualization of the biliary system is achieved in subjects with lower body weight...
  32. pmc In vivo guidance and assessment of liver radio-frequency ablation with acoustic radiation force elastography
    Brian J Fahey
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 34:1590-603. 2008
    ..Although further investigations are required, initial results are encouraging and demonstrate the clinical promise of the ARFI method for use in many stages of RFA procedures...
  33. ncbi request reprint Optimization of eight-element multi-detector row helical CT technology for evaluation of the abdomen
    Ashok K Gupta
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Rd, Rm 1531, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 227:739-45. 2003
    ..To evaluate protocols for abdominal imaging with an eight-element multi-detector row computed tomographic (CT) scanner...
  34. ncbi request reprint Abdominal magnetic resonance imaging at 3.0 T what is the ultimate gain in signal-to-noise ratio?
    Sebastian T Schindera
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Duke North Room 1417, Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Acad Radiol 13:1236-43. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to calculate the gain in signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of four human abdominal tissues at 3.0 Tesla (T) compared with standard 1.5 T and to validate this calculation in vivo...
  35. doi request reprint Effect of a Noise-Optimized Second-Generation Monoenergetic Algorithm on Image Noise and Conspicuity of Hypervascular Liver Tumors: An In Vitro and In Vivo Study
    Daniele Marin
    1 Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 206:1222-32. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate whether the reduction in noise using a second-generation monoenergetic algorithm can improve the conspicuity of hypervascular liver tumors on dual-energy CT (DECT) images of the liver...
  36. doi request reprint Effect of radiologists' experience with an adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction algorithm on detection of hypervascular liver lesions and perception of image quality
    Daniele Marin
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Road, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Abdom Imaging 40:2850-60. 2015
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  37. doi request reprint Dual-energy MDCT in hypervascular liver tumors: effect of body size on selection of the optimal monochromatic energy level
    Achille Mileto
    1 Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, 2301 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 203:1257-64. 2014
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  38. doi request reprint Safety of an intercostal approach for imaging-guided percutaneous drainage of subdiaphragmatic abscesses
    Stephen R Preece
    1 Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 202:1349-54. 2014
    ..The objective of our study was to test the hypothesis that an intercostal approach to imaging-guided percutaneous subdiaphragmatic abscess drainage is as safe as a subcostal approach...
  39. doi request reprint State of the art: dual-energy CT of the abdomen
    Daniele Marin
    From the Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Room 1531, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710
    Radiology 271:327-42. 2014
    ..In this review, the authors discuss the basic principles, instrumentation and design, examples of current clinical applications in the abdomen and pelvis, and future opportunities of dual-energy CT...
  40. doi request reprint Dual-energy CT for characterization of adrenal nodules: initial experience
    Rajan T Gupta
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:1479-83. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether use of dual-energy technique can improve the diagnostic performance of CT in the differential diagnosis of adrenal adenomas and metastatic lesions...
  41. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the efficacy and safety of iopamidol-370 and iodixanol-320 in patients undergoing multidetector-row computed tomography
    Dushyant V Sahani
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Invest Radiol 42:856-61. 2007
    ..To prospectively compare the effects on heart rate (HR) and contrast enhancement efficacy of iopamidol-370 and iodixanol-320 in contrast-enhanced, multidetector-row computed tomography (CE-MDCT)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysms at multi-detector row helical CT: optimization with interactive determination of scanning delay and contrast medium dose
    Lisa M Ho
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Room 2529 Blue Zone, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 232:854-9. 2004
    ..To prospectively evaluate a technique for optimizing aortoiliac enhancement at multi-detector row helical computed tomography (CT) with both the scanning delay and contrast medium dose determined by using an interactive method...
  43. doi request reprint High-Pitch Dual-Source MDCT for Imaging of the Thoracoabdominal Aorta: Relationships Among Radiation Dose, Noise, Pitch, and Body Size in a Phantom Experiment and Clinical Study
    Achille Mileto
    1 Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 205:834-9. 2015
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  44. doi request reprint Percutaneous cryoablation of renal masses under CT fluoroscopy: radiation doses to the patient and interventionalist
    Jessica K Stewart
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Hospital, Box 3808, DUMC, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Abdom Imaging 40:2606-12. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study is to quantify the radiation dose to the patient and interventional radiologist during percutaneous cryoablation of renal masses using CT fluoroscopic guidance...
  45. doi request reprint Using the 3-tiered system for categorizing workup of incidental thyroid nodules detected on CT, MRI, or PET/CT: how many cancers would be missed?
    Manisha Bahl
    1 Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Thyroid 24:1772-8. 2014
    ..We also aim to characterize these missed incidental cancers by histology and tumor stage...
  46. doi request reprint Interdependencies of acquisition, detection, and reconstruction techniques on the accuracy of iodine quantification in varying patient sizes employing dual-energy CT
    Daniele Marin
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Road, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Eur Radiol 25:679-86. 2015
    ..To assess the impact of patient habitus, acquisition parameters, detector efficiencies, and reconstruction techniques on the accuracy of iodine quantification using dual-source dual-energy CT (DECT)...
  47. doi request reprint Clinical impact of an adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction algorithm for detection of hypervascular liver tumours using a low tube voltage, high tube current MDCT technique
    Daniele Marin
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Road, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Eur Radiol 23:3325-35. 2013
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Early outcomes of empiric embolization of tumor-related gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with advanced malignancy
    Daniel J Tandberg
    Divisions of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 23:1445-52. 2012
    ..To report short-term results of empiric transcatheter embolization for patients with advanced malignancy and gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage directly from a tumor invading the GI tract wall...
  49. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a breath-hold monitoring system in improving the reproducibility of different breath-hold positions in multiphasic CT imaging
    Lars J Grimm
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Imaging 36:754-7. 2012
    ..6±5.2 mm) cohorts. Ten percent of patients from the monitored cohort had greater than 20 mm of deviation, versus 0%-2.5% for the control cohort. Reproduction of breath-holding position remains challenging, even with a monitoring system...
  50. doi request reprint Radiation dose reduction in abdominal computed tomography during the late hepatic arterial phase using a model-based iterative reconstruction algorithm: how low can we go?
    Daniela B Husarik
    University Hospital Zurich, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Invest Radiol 47:468-74. 2012
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  51. doi request reprint Low-dose unenhanced CT for IV contrast bolus timing: is it reliable to assess hepatic steatosis?
    Daniela B Husarik
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Acad Radiol 18:822-7. 2011
    ..To determine whether an unenhanced low-dose image acquired during automated contrast bolus timing can be used to assess hepatic steatosis...
  52. doi request reprint Body CT: technical advances for improving safety
    Daniele Marin
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:33-41. 2011
    ..We attempt to not only summarize the literature but also make recommendations relevant to CT protocols, including the technical parameters of both the scanner and the associated contrast media...
  53. doi request reprint New iterative reconstruction techniques for cardiovascular computed tomography: how do they work, and what are the advantages and disadvantages?
    Rendon C Nelson
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:286-92. 2011
    ..This article discusses the fundamentals of iterative reconstruction techniques, the pros and cons of the various manufacturer approaches and specific applications, especially to cardiovascular CT...
  54. ncbi request reprint MDCT of patients with acute abdominal pain: a new perspective using coronal reformations from submillimeter isotropic voxels
    Erik K Paulson
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:899-906. 2004
  55. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography: first-pass arterial enhancement as a function of gadolinium-chelate concentration, and the saline chaser volume and injection rate
    Daniela B Husarik
    Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Invest Radiol 47:121-7. 2012
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  56. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid tumors of the appendix: are these tumors identifiable prospectively on preoperative CT?
    Courtney A Coursey
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am Surg 76:273-5. 2010
    ..Carcinoid tumors occurred in 1.1 per cent of appendix specimens. These tumors were all less than or 1.5 cm in size. Likely as a result of their small size, none of these tumors was identified prospectively on preoperative CT...
  57. doi request reprint Making the diagnosis of acute appendicitis: do more preoperative CT scans mean fewer negative appendectomies? A 10-year study
    Courtney A Coursey
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 254:460-8. 2010
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  58. ncbi request reprint Acute appendicitis: added diagnostic value of coronal reformations from isotropic voxels at multi-detector row CT
    Erik K Paulson
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 235:879-85. 2005
    ..To assess retrospectively the added value of coronal reformations from isotropic voxels obtained with 16-section multi-detector row computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen and pelvis in patients with suspected acute appendicitis...
  59. doi request reprint Early first-trimester fetal radiation dose estimation in 16-MDCT without and with automated tube current modulation
    Tracy A Jaffe
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Erwin Rd, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:860-4. 2008
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  60. ncbi request reprint Intrahepatic tumor recurrence after partial hepatectomy: value of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation
    Sebastian T Schindera
    Departments of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1631-7. 2006
    ..To determine the risks and benefits of percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) ablation of recurrent hepatic tumors in patients who have undergone hepatic resection...
  61. doi request reprint How reader perception of capsule affects interpretation of washout in hypervascular liver nodules in patients at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Keitaro Sofue
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 43:1337-45. 2016
    ..To determine whether reader perception of a capsule affects reader interpretation of washout in hypervascular liver nodules at dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  62. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of imaging criteria for distinguishing autoimmune cholangiopathy from primary sclerosing cholangitis and bile duct malignancy
    Carly S Gardner
    Department of Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza BCM360, Houston, TX, USA
    Abdom Imaging 40:3052-61. 2015
    ..To determine the diagnostic performance of imaging criteria for distinguishing Ig-G4-associated autoimmune cholangiopathy (IAC) from primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and bile duct malignancy...
  63. doi request reprint Trends in incidentally identified thyroid cancers over a decade: a retrospective analysis of 2,090 surgical patients
    Manisha Bahl
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Erwin Road, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    World J Surg 38:1312-7. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to describe trends in the incidence of incidental thyroid cancers and compare their characteristics with clinically presenting cancers...
  64. pmc In vivo application of short-lag spatial coherence imaging in human liver
    Marko Jakovljevic
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 39:534-42. 2013
    ..Poor-quality fundamental B-mode images (where image quality classification is based on both contrast and CNR) exhibit the highest improvements in both contrast and CNR (288% improvement in contrast and 533% improvement in CNR)...
  65. doi request reprint Assessment of vascular contrast and depiction of stenoses in abdominopelvic and lower extremity vasculature: comparison of dual-energy MDCT with digital subtraction angiography
    Steven Y Huang
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Acad Radiol 19:1149-57. 2012
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  66. ncbi request reprint Single versus multi-detector row CT: comparison of radiation doses and dose profiles
    Frank J Thomton
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Acad Radiol 10:379-85. 2003
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  67. ncbi request reprint Radiation issues with multidetector row helical CT
    Terry T Yoshizumi
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Crit Rev Comput Tomogr 44:95-117. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint Decreasing the radiation dose for renal stone CT: a feasibility study of single- and multidetector CT
    Audrey L Spielmann
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:1058-62. 2002
  69. ncbi request reprint Acoustic radiation force impulse imaging of the abdomen: demonstration of feasibility and utility
    Brian J Fahey
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 31:1185-98. 2005
    ..Finite element method models and in vitro measurements confirmed the thermal safety of ARFI imaging at depth. ARFI imaging is inexpensive, safe and convenient and is a promising modality for use in abdominal imaging...
  70. doi request reprint Persistent contrast enhancement several months after laparoscopic cryoablation of the small renal mass may not indicate recurrent tumor
    Alexandra J Stein
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Endourol 22:2433-9. 2008
    ..We evaluated the clinical implication of persistent contrast enhancement demonstrated several months after laparoscopic renal cryoablation of a small renal mass...
  71. ncbi request reprint Practical approach to diagnostic CT combined with PET
    Terence Z Wong
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3949 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:622-9. 2007
    ..In this case, the PET and CT images are interpreted by the corresponding specialists, and equivocal or discordant findings are adjudicated through joint review of the PET/CT images...
  72. ncbi request reprint Pigtail catheters used for percutaneous fluid drainage: comparison of performance characteristics
    Douglas B Macha
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Radiology 238:1057-63. 2006
    ..To compare the performance characteristics of various single-lumen all-purpose pigtail drainage catheters...
  73. ncbi request reprint Practice patterns in percutaneous image-guided intraabdominal abscess drainage: survey of academic and private practice centers
    Tracy A Jaffe
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiology 233:750-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate current practice patterns of percutaneous image-guided abdominal and pelvic abscess drainage in academic and private practice centers...
  74. ncbi request reprint Dual gradient-echo in-phase and opposed-phase hepatic MR imaging: a useful tool for evaluating more than fatty infiltration or fatty sparing
    Elmar M Merkle
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Duke North, Room 1417, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Radiographics 26:1409-18. 2006
    ..A complete understanding of both the chemical shift cancellation artifact and the T2* effects of the in-phase and opposed-phase sequence is important for correct interpretation of hepatic MR images...
  75. ncbi request reprint Multidetector helical computed tomography of the liver: comparison of hepatic enhancement using two different contrast media strategies
    Jason C Smith
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Acad Radiol 11:267-71. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare hepatic enhancement characteristics using two different contrast media injection protocols with multidetector helical computed tomography...
  76. doi request reprint Dual-energy CT applications in the abdomen
    Tobias Heye
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:S64-70. 2012
    ..g., renal stone composition). Radiation dose considerations will be addressed in comparison with standard abdominal imaging protocols...
  77. ncbi request reprint Thin-section multidetector CT angiography of renal artery stents
    Jeffrey V Behar
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Rm 1532, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:1155-9. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken as a pilot investigation to compare multidetector CT angiography with conventional catheter angiography for the visualization of the renal artery lumen after renal artery stent placement...
  78. ncbi request reprint Postprocedure sepsis in imaging-guided percutaneous hepatic abscess drainage: how often does it occur?
    John Thomas
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1419-22. 2006
    ..This retrospective study was conducted to determine the incidence of sepsis at our institution after percutaneous drainage of a hepatic abscess...
  79. doi request reprint Modifying peripheral IV catheters with side holes and side slits results in favorable changes in fluid dynamic properties during the injection of iodinated contrast material
    Paul W Weber
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:970-7. 2009
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  80. ncbi request reprint Abdominal imaging with multidetector computed tomography: state of the art
    John P Harris
    Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:S17-9. 2004
    ..It is not an exhaustive review, but it rather attempts to highlight key points related to preoperative MDCT of the liver, MDCT of pancreas, MDCT urography and MDCT of thoracoabdominal and spinal trauma...
  81. ncbi request reprint Real-time 3D color flow Doppler for guidance of vibrating interventional devices
    Matthew P Fronheiser
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Ultrason Imaging 26:173-84. 2004
    ..The vibrating rf ablation needles were guided through the liver toward "tumor" targets in vivo with real-time 3D color flow Doppler images...
  82. ncbi request reprint Outcome analysis of patients with acute pancreatitis by using an artificial neural network
    Mary T Keogan
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02216, USA
    Acad Radiol 9:410-9. 2002
    ..The authors performed this study to evaluate the ability of an artificial neural network (ANN) that uses radiologic and laboratory data to predict the outcome in patients with acute pancreatitis...
  83. doi request reprint Lessons learned from 118,970 multidetector computed tomographic intravenous contrast material administrations: impact of catheter dwell time and gauge, catheter location, rate of contrast material administration, and patient age and sex on volume of extra
    Courtney Coursey Moreno
    Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 37:286-8. 2013
    ....
  84. pmc Effects of aerobic vs. resistance training on visceral and liver fat stores, liver enzymes, and insulin resistance by HOMA in overweight adults from STRRIDE AT/RT
    Cris A Slentz
    Div of Cardiology, Dept of Medicine, PO Box 3022, Duke Univ Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 301:E1033-9. 2011
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Comparison of MR cholangiopancreatographic techniques with contrast-enhanced cholangiography in the evaluation of sclerosing cholangitis
    Kenneth M Vitellas
    Department of Radiology, Ohio State University Medical Center, 450 W 10th Ave, S 255 Rhodes Hall, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:327-34. 2002
    ..The purpose of our study was to compare MR cholangiopancreatography and contrast-enhanced cholangiography in patients with sclerosing cholangitis...
  86. ncbi request reprint Complications after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors
    Alon Z Weizer
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 66:1176-80. 2005
    ..To evaluate our experience with percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (pRFA) to determine common characteristics of patients with complications, to elucidate possible relative contraindications to therapy...
  87. ncbi request reprint The role of F-18 FDG positron emission tomography in preoperative assessment of the liver in patients being considered for curative resection of hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer
    Eric M Rohren
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 27:550-5. 2002
    ..Intraoperative sonography and surgical inspection and palpation were used as the reference standard...
  88. ncbi request reprint Image of the month. Menetrier disease with premalignant transformation
    David M Warshauer
    Department of Radiology, Division of Gastroenterology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Gastroenterology 123:968, 1419. 2002
  89. ncbi request reprint Pseudoenhancement of simple renal cysts: a comparison of single and multidetector helical CT
    Joan P Heneghan
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 26:90-4. 2002
    ....
  90. doi request reprint Effect of patient size on radiation dose for abdominal MDCT with automatic tube current modulation: phantom study
    Sebastian T Schindera
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:W100-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate in a phantom study the effect of patient size on radiation dose for abdominal MDCT with automatic tube current modulation...
  91. ncbi request reprint Liver: single breath-hold dynamic subtraction CT with multi-detector row helical technology feasibility study
    Audrey L Spielmann
    Department of Radiology, Vancouver Hospital and Health Science Center, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Radiology 222:278-83. 2002
    ..3, 1.4, and 2.3, respectively. In 13 patients with lesions, the subtracted images showed a 2.5-fold increase in mean lesion contrast compared with the hepatic arterial CT scans...
  92. ncbi request reprint An invited commentary. Wall thickening in the GI tract on CT, what does it mean?
    Rendon C Nelson
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1675. 2003
  93. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic FNA in 1000 cases: a comparison of imaging modalities
    Keith E Volmar
    Department of Pathology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7525, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:854-61. 2005
    ..Image-guided FNA is a popular method for evaluating pancreatic lesions, but few large studies on pancreatic FNA exist...