barium sulfate

Summary

Summary: A compound used as an x-ray contrast medium that occurs in nature as the mineral barite. It is also used in various manufacturing applications and mixed into heavy concrete to serve as a radiation shield.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Fluoroscopy-assisted thoracoscopic surgery after computed tomography-guided bronchoscopic barium marking
    T Okumura
    Thoracic Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:439-42. 2001
  2. pmc The influence of nano MgO and BaSO4 particle size additives on properties of PMMA bone cement
    Alyssa Ricker
    Divisions of Engineering and Orthopaedics, 184 Hope Street, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 3:125-32. 2008
  3. pmc Micro-computed tomography of fatigue microdamage in cortical bone using a barium sulfate contrast agent
    Huijie Leng
    Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 1:68-75. 2008
  4. ncbi Ytterbium trifluoride as a radiopaque agent for dental cements
    F M Collares
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Int Endod J 43:792-7. 2010
  5. ncbi Does the transition zone reliably delineate aganglionic bowel in Hirschsprung's disease?
    Douglas H Jamieson
    Department of Radiology, BCCH, 4480 Oak Street, V6H 3V4, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 34:811-5. 2004
  6. ncbi Radiopacity of experimental composite resins containing radiopaque materials
    Yujin Aoyagi
    Advanced Biomaterials, Department of Restorative Sciences, Division of Oral Health Sciences, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Yushima 1 5 45, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8549, Japan
    Dent Mater J 24:315-20. 2005
  7. ncbi Massive aspiration of barium sulfate during an upper gastrointestinal examination in a child with dysphagia
    Chih Yung Chiu
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, 5, Fu Hsin Street, Kueishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:541-4. 2005
  8. ncbi Effect of barium sulfate contrast medium on rheology and sensory texture attributes in a model food
    O Ekberg
    Diagnostic Centre of Imaging and Functional Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences Medical Radiology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Radiol 50:131-8. 2009
  9. ncbi Ultrathin bronchoscopic barium marking with virtual bronchoscopic navigation for fluoroscopy-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
    Fumihiro Asano
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Health Insurance Sekigahara Hospital, 2490 29 Sekigahara cho, Fuwa gun, Gifu 503 1514, Japan
    Chest 126:1687-93. 2004
  10. ncbi Fluoroscopy-guided barium marking for localizing small pulmonary lesions before video-assisted thoracic surgery
    Yoshinobu Iwasaki
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kawaramachi Hirokoji, Kamigyo ku, Kyoto 602, Japan
    Respir Med 99:285-9. 2005

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  1. ncbi Fluoroscopy-assisted thoracoscopic surgery after computed tomography-guided bronchoscopic barium marking
    T Okumura
    Thoracic Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:439-42. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: This procedure is both a reliable and minimally invasive technique in thoracoscopic wedge resection for small peripheral pulmonary lesions...
  2. pmc The influence of nano MgO and BaSO4 particle size additives on properties of PMMA bone cement
    Alyssa Ricker
    Divisions of Engineering and Orthopaedics, 184 Hope Street, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 3:125-32. 2008
    ..This study, thus, suggests that nanoparticles of MgO and BaSO4 should be further studied for improving properties of PMMA for orthopedic applications...
  3. pmc Micro-computed tomography of fatigue microdamage in cortical bone using a barium sulfate contrast agent
    Huijie Leng
    Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 1:68-75. 2008
    ..the accumulation of fatigue microdamage in cortical bone using micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) with a barium sulfate (BaSO(4)) contrast agent...
  4. ncbi Ytterbium trifluoride as a radiopaque agent for dental cements
    F M Collares
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Int Endod J 43:792-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate the radiopacity, degree of conversion (DC) and flexural strength of an experimental dental cement, with several added radiopaque substances...
  5. ncbi Does the transition zone reliably delineate aganglionic bowel in Hirschsprung's disease?
    Douglas H Jamieson
    Department of Radiology, BCCH, 4480 Oak Street, V6H 3V4, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 34:811-5. 2004
    ..Knowledge of the extent of aganglionic bowel is important for preoperative planning of trans-anal surgery in patients with Hirschsprung's disease (HD)...
  6. ncbi Radiopacity of experimental composite resins containing radiopaque materials
    Yujin Aoyagi
    Advanced Biomaterials, Department of Restorative Sciences, Division of Oral Health Sciences, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Yushima 1 5 45, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8549, Japan
    Dent Mater J 24:315-20. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, both measurement methods indicated that radiopacity increased with increase in radiopaque material content as well as increase in atomic number of the element...
  7. ncbi Massive aspiration of barium sulfate during an upper gastrointestinal examination in a child with dysphagia
    Chih Yung Chiu
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, 5, Fu Hsin Street, Kueishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:541-4. 2005
    b>Barium sulfate is an agent used widely as a contrast material for imaging studies of the gastrointestinal tract and is not inherently toxic to lung tissue...
  8. ncbi Effect of barium sulfate contrast medium on rheology and sensory texture attributes in a model food
    O Ekberg
    Diagnostic Centre of Imaging and Functional Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences Medical Radiology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Radiol 50:131-8. 2009
    The swallowing process can be visualized using videoradiography, by mixing food with contrast medium, e.g., barium sulfate (BaSO(4)), making it radiopaque. The sensory properties of foods may be affected by adding this medium.
  9. ncbi Ultrathin bronchoscopic barium marking with virtual bronchoscopic navigation for fluoroscopy-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
    Fumihiro Asano
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Health Insurance Sekigahara Hospital, 2490 29 Sekigahara cho, Fuwa gun, Gifu 503 1514, Japan
    Chest 126:1687-93. 2004
    ..We then evaluated the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of this technique...
  10. ncbi Fluoroscopy-guided barium marking for localizing small pulmonary lesions before video-assisted thoracic surgery
    Yoshinobu Iwasaki
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kawaramachi Hirokoji, Kamigyo ku, Kyoto 602, Japan
    Respir Med 99:285-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of fluoroscopy-guided barium marking for localization of small peripheral pulmonary lesions before video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) resection...
  11. ncbi Gastro intestinal tracking and gastric emptying of solid dosage forms in rats using X-ray imaging
    Sigal Saphier
    The Department of Organic Chemistry, Israel Institute for Biological Research, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Int J Pharm 388:190-5. 2010
    ..Commercial gelatin minicapsules were filled with barium sulfate and enterically coated using Eudragit S100...
  12. ncbi A comparison of colonoscopy and double-contrast barium enema for surveillance after polypectomy. National Polyp Study Work Group
    S J Winawer
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    N Engl J Med 342:1766-72. 2000
    ..After patients have undergone colonoscopic polypectomy, it is uncertain whether colonoscopic examination or a barium enema is the better method of surveillance...
  13. ncbi Analysis of air contrast barium enema, computed tomographic colonography, and colonoscopy: prospective comparison
    D C Rockey
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Lancet 365:305-11. 2005
    ..We aimed to assess the sensitivity of these three imaging tests...
  14. ncbi The occurrence of anular tears and their relation to lifetime back pain history: a cadaveric study using barium sulfate discography
    Tapio Videman
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2668-76. 2004
    ..The occurrence of anular tears and general disc degeneration of the lumbar spine was studied in relation to the lifetime frequency of back pain...
  15. ncbi Comparison of the relative sensitivity of CT colonography and double-contrast barium enema for screen detection of colorectal polyps
    C Daniel Johnson
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:314-21. 2004
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  16. ncbi Analysis of factors influencing aspiration risk following chemoradiation for oropharyngeal cancer
    N P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5081, USA
    Br J Radiol 82:675-80. 2009
    ..Patients with large tumours had a significant risk of developing aspiration following treatment...
  17. ncbi National audit of the sensitivity of double-contrast barium enema for colorectal carcinoma, using control charts For the Royal College of Radiologists Clinical Radiology Audit Sub-Committee
    D J Tawn
    Clinical Radiology Audit Sub Committee, Royal College of Radiologists, London, UK
    Clin Radiol 60:558-64. 2005
    ..To audit the sensitivity of double-contrast barium enema (DCBE) for colorectal carcinoma, as currently practised in UK departments of radiology...
  18. ncbi Flexible sigmoidoscopy plus air contrast barium enema versus colonoscopy for suspected lower gastrointestinal bleeding
    D K Rex
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis
    Gastroenterology 98:855-61. 1990
    ..However, initial colonoscopy is more cost effective for those aged greater than or equal to 55 yr...
  19. pmc Assessment of the usefulness of a diagnostic test: a survey of patient preference for diagnostic techniques in the evaluation of intestinal inflammation
    R L Nelson
    Department of Surgery, Section of Nuclear Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 1:5. 2001
    ..Mean rank scores were calculated, test ranks compared within groups and significance determined by the Wilcoxon rank test...
  20. ncbi Symptom-based approach to colorectal cancer: survey of primary care physicians in Italy
    F Panzuto
    Department of Digestive and Liver Disease, II School of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 35:869-75. 2003
    ..It is likely that most patients with colorectal cancer refer, first of all, to their primary care physician at onset of symptoms...
  21. pmc Nanofunctionalized zirconia and barium sulfate particles as bone cement additives
    Riaz Gillani
    Division of Engineering and Department of Orthopaedics, Brown University, 184 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 5:1-11. 2010
    Zirconia (ZrO(2)) and barium sulfate (BaSO(4)) particles were introduced into a methyl methacrylate monomer (MMA) solution with polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) beads during polymerization to develop the following novel bone cements: bone ..
  22. ncbi Tagging-based, electronically cleansed CT colonography: evaluation of patient comfort and image readability
    Michael E Zalis
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, White 270, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 239:149-59. 2006
    ..To prospectively compare the homogeneity, adequacy, and patient acceptance of nonionic iodine-based regimens with those of a barium-based regimen for computed tomographic (CT) colonography with electronic subtraction cleansing...
  23. ncbi Prospective comparison of patient experience with colon imaging tests
    Hayden B Bosworth
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Med 119:791-9. 2006
    ..We examined differences in patient experience with colon imaging tests and whether they varied with gender, age, and race...
  24. ncbi CT colonography after fecal tagging with a reduced cathartic cleansing and a reduced volume of barium
    Philippe Lefere
    Department of Radiology, Stedelijk Ziekenhuis, Bruggesteenweg 90, Roeselare B 8800, Belgium
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1836-42. 2005
    ..The objective of our study was to assess the efficacy of fecal tagging with a small volume of barium in combination with a reduced cathartic cleansing before CT colonography...
  25. ncbi Laxative-free CT colonography
    Philippe Lefere
    Department of Radiology, Stedelijk Ziekenhuis, Bruggesteenweg 90, Roeselare B 8800, Belgium
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:945-8. 2004
  26. ncbi Colorectal cancer screening with CT colonography, colonoscopy, and double-contrast barium enema examination: prospective assessment of patient perceptions and preferences
    Thomas M Gluecker
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, MN 55905, USA
    Radiology 227:378-84. 2003
    ..To prospectively assess and compare perceptions of and preferences for computed tomographic (CT) colonography, colonoscopy, and double-contrast barium enema examination (DCBE) by asymptomatic patients undergoing colorectal cancer screening...
  27. ncbi Effect of unintentionally extruded calcium hydroxide paste including barium sulfate as a radiopaquing agent in treatment of teeth with periapical lesions: report of a case
    Hasan Orucoglu
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    J Endod 34:888-91. 2008
    ..To provide radiopacity, barium sulfate (BaSO4) powder is usually added to the paste...
  28. ncbi Colorectal cancer: screening double-contrast barium enema examination in average-risk adults older than 50 years
    Justin W Kung
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Radiology 240:725-35. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi Acute colonic obstruction from Ladd bands: a unique complication from intestinal malrotation
    Tal Raphaeli
    Department of Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:630-1. 2010
    ..However, acute obstruction of the colon from Ladd bands has not been previously described. We report a case of complete obstruction of the hepatic flexure of the colon secondary to a Ladd band in a previously healthy teenage boy...
  30. ncbi Double-contrast barium enema: use in practice and implications for CT colonography
    Joseph T Ferrucci
    Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton, Atrium 2, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:170-3. 2006
    ..This study examines the use and yield of double-contrast barium enemas (DCBEs) for colorectal polyp detection in current clinical practice outside the research setting...
  31. ncbi CT colonography without cathartic preparation: feasibility study
    M R Callstrom
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Radiology 219:693-8. 2001
    ..Sensitivity for polyp detection in patients with adequate stool labeling approaches the sensitivity for polyp detection in prepared colons...
  32. ncbi Mechanical performance of acrylic bone cements containing different radiopacifying agents
    M P Ginebra
    Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering, Research Centre in Biomedical Engineering CREB, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
    Biomaterials 23:1873-82. 2002
    ..When the iodine containing monomer was used, although the tensile strength and the fracture toughness increased, the fatigue crack propagation resistance remained as low as it was for the radiolucent cement...
  33. ncbi Critical analysis of the performance of double-contrast barium enema for detecting colorectal polyps > or = 6 mm in the era of CT colonography
    Jacob Sosna
    Department of Radiology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, POB 12000, Jerusalem, Israel
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:374-85. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study was to perform a meta-analysis comparing the performance of double-contrast barium enema (DCBE) with CT colonography (CTC) for the detection of colorectal polyps > or = 6 mm using endoscopy as the gold standard...
  34. ncbi Colorectal cancer screening with double-contrast barium enema: a national survey of diagnostic radiologists
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza North, Rm 4005, 6130 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:1419-27. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi Radiation dose in mass screening for gastric cancer with high-concentration barium sulfate compared with moderate-concentration barium sulfate
    K Yamamoto
    Graduate School of Health Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 32:88-91. 2009
    Recently, high-concentration barium sulfate has been developed and is used in many medical facilities. This study compared radiation dose using high-concentration and moderate-concentration barium sulfate...
  36. ncbi Double-contrast barium enema examination technique
    S E Rubesin
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Radiology 215:642-50. 2000
    ..The fluoroscopist analyzes the luminal contour, the barium-coated mucosal surface en face, and the barium pool to detect abnormalities in the colon. With careful technique, a high-quality examination can be performed in most patients...
  37. ncbi Severe barium sulfate aspirationinto the lung: clinical presentation, prognosis and therapy
    I Tamm
    Abteilung Hämatologie und Onkologie, Medizinische Universit atsklinik, Freiburg, Deutschland
    Respiration 66:81-4. 1999
    Aspiration of large amounts of barium sulfate is a rare incident during radiographic contrast procedures...
  38. ncbi Correlation between radiographic transition zone and level of aganglionosis in Hirschsprung's disease: Implications for surgical approach
    M L Proctor
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 38:775-8. 2003
    ..The anticipated level of aganglionosis can influence the surgical approach to Hirschsprung's disease. The aim of this study was to determine the accuracy of the contrast enema in predicting this level...
  39. ncbi Patient and occupational dosimetry in double contrast barium enema examinations
    G J Kemerink
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Maastricht, P Debijelaan 25, 6229 HX Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Radiol 74:420-8. 2001
    ..Entrance and effective doses per examination for workers in DCBE examinations are very low. For a normal workload, doses remain far below the legally established dose limits...
  40. ncbi Colorectal cancer screening: a review of the evidence
    Suzanne M Mahon
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Saint Louis University, Missouri, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 8:536-40. 2004
  41. ncbi Review article: balancing the ideal versus the practical-considerations of colorectal cancer prevention and screening
    D A Lieberman
    Portland Veterans Administration Hospital P3 GI, Portland, Oregon 97239 1034, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 19:71-6. 2004
    ..The challenge in reducing the incidence and mortality of this disease lies in increasing accessibility to and compliance with screening and delivery within a quality assured programme...
  42. ncbi The new NHS colorectal cancer screening programme and the potential role of radiology?
    V A Sahni
    Intestinal Imaging Centre, Level 4V, St Mark s Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ, UK
    Br J Radiol 80:778-81. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi Observer variation in the detection of colorectal neoplasia on double-contrast barium enema: implications for colorectal cancer screening and training
    S Halligan
    Intestinal Imaging Centre, St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, HA1 3UJ, London, UK
    Clin Radiol 58:948-54; discussion 945-7. 2003
    ..To assess inter-observer error for the diagnosis of neoplasia on double contrast barium enema (DCBE) in the light of claims that no additional interpretative training would be needed for implementation in a national screening programme...
  44. ncbi Computed tomography colonography in routine clinical practice
    Teresa M Gallo
    Radiology Unit and Gastroenterology Unit, Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment, Candiolo, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:1323-31. 2003
    ..To describe the experience of a radiology unit in using open access computed tomography (CT) colonography instead of double-contrast barium enema in patients who refused or had an incomplete first-attempt colonoscopy...
  45. ncbi Screening for colorectal cancer--now and the near future
    Matthew Q Bromer
    Gastroenterology Division, Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Semin Oncol 32:3-10. 2005
    ..Newer techniques, particularly virtual colonoscopy (VC) and stool DNA testing, may offer attractive alternatives for healthcare provider recommendation and patient use...
  46. ncbi Accuracy of radiographic assessment for the diagnosis of invasion depth in small invasive colorectal cancer
    T Matsumoto
    Departments of Medicine and Clinical Science and Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Br J Radiol 76:611-6. 2003
    ..023) were significantly higher in CRCs <or=10 mm than in those >10 mm. These findings suggest that barium radiography is a procedure which can give useful information in prediction of invasion depth in CRCs <or=10 mm in size...
  47. ncbi Acceptance by patients of multidetector CT colonography compared with barium enema examinations, flexible sigmoidoscopy, and colonoscopy
    Stuart A Taylor
    Department of Intestinal Imaging, Intestinal Imaging Centre, Level 4V, St Mark s Hospital, Watford Rd, Northwick Park, London HA1 3UJ, United Kingdom
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:913-21. 2003
    ..Questionnaires were also completed by 140 patients undergoing double-contrast barium enema examinations. Responses were compared using Wilcoxon's matched pairs test and the Mann-Whitney test...
  48. ncbi Diagnostic imaging review
    Julie Vajnar
    Radiology Group at North Oaks Health System, Hammond, Louisiana, USA
    JAAPA 20:64, 66. 2007
  49. ncbi Angiodysplasia mimicking colon cancer: colonoscopy, double contrast barium enema, and CT findings
    Ming Lun Chiu
    Department of Medical Imaging, Kaohsiung Medical University, Chung Ho Memorial Hospital, No 100 Tz You 1st Rd, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:W456-8. 2007
  50. pmc Delivery of cancer screening: how important is the preventive health examination?
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:580-5. 2007
    ..Patients and physicians strongly endorse the importance of preventive or periodic health examinations (PHEs). However, the extent to which PHEs contribute to the delivery of cancer screening is uncertain...
  51. ncbi Modes of presentation and pathways to diagnosis of colorectal cancer in Queensland
    Brigid M Lynch
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 186:288-91. 2007
    ..To describe the process of colorectal cancer diagnosis in Queensland, and to determine factors associated with time to diagnosis...
  52. ncbi Low-dose CT colonography in children: initial experience, technical feasibility, and utility
    Sudha Anupindi
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, White 246, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 35:518-24. 2005
    ..Large studies in the literature, although focused on adult populations, have shown CTC to be a safe, accurate, non-invasive technique...
  53. ncbi Colorectal cancer. Which test is best?
    Bridget A Cahill
    Gastrointestinal Oncology Program, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, Chicago, USA
    Adv Nurse Pract 13:71-4. 2005
  54. ncbi Value of virtual computed tomographic colonography for Crohn's colitis: comparison with endoscopy and barium enema
    Y Ota
    Department of Gastroenterology, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Zokumyoin 377 1, Chikushino Shi, Fukuoka, 818 8502, Japan
    Abdom Imaging 28:778-83. 2003
    ..We evaluated the usefulness of virtual computed tomographic colonography (CTC) for the detection of colonic lesions due to Crohn's disease...
  55. ncbi Chronic diverticulitis: clinical, radiographic, and pathologic findings
    Laura Sheiman
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:522-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study is to present a series of 14 patients with chronic diverticulitis on barium enema examinations and to correlate the radiographic findings with the clinical and pathologic findings in these patients...
  56. ncbi Is there still a role for double-contrast barium enema examination?
    Cheri L Canon
    Department of Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 6830, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:389-92. 2008
    ..This review will discuss the current indications for DCBE and contrast fluoroscopy of the colon and the anticipated future role of these studies...
  57. ncbi Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer: not just a barium enema! Radiographic manifestations and screening tools
    Lynette Foster
    Dagnostic Imaging, Health Sciences Center, St John s, NL
    Can Assoc Radiol J 58:212-9. 2007
  58. ncbi Prospective comparison of air-contrast barium enema and colonoscopy in patients with fecal occult blood: a pilot study
    Don C Rockey
    Liver Center, Duke University Medical Center, Sands Building Room 334, Research Drive, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:953-8. 2004
    ..Thus, this study compared the sensitivity and the specificity of air-contrast barium enema and colonoscopy for detection of colonic lesions in patients with fecal occult blood...
  59. ncbi Which colorectal cancers are missed by double contrast barium enema?
    K Y Tan
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Tech Coloproctol 8:169-72. 2004
    ..We reviewed our 10-year experience of double contrast enemas as read by consultant radiologists. The study also aimed to identify which lesions are usually missed...
  60. ncbi Geographic variation among Medicare beneficiaries in the use of colorectal carcinoma screening procedures
    Gregory S Cooper
    Division of Gastroenterology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio 044106 5066, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1544-50. 2004
    ..To study geographic variation in the use of recommended screening procedures for colorectal carcinoma...
  61. ncbi Familial colonic varices--a cause of "polyposis" on barium enema
    L Zaman
    Department of Gastroenterology, Nottingham City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham, NG7 1PB, UK
    Br J Radiol 81:e17-9. 2008
    ..A case report of her father's idiopathic colonic varices has previously been reported in this journal in 1985, and we update his subsequent progress and discuss other reports of this rare condition...
  62. ncbi Update on colorectal cancer imaging
    Marc J Gollub
    Department of Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 45:85-118. 2007
    ..Staging with CT, MR imaging, endorectal ultrasound, and positron emission tomography are of paramount importance in determining the most appropriate therapy and the risk of tumor recurrence and overall prognosis...
  63. ncbi Observer variation in the detection of colorectal neoplasia on double-contrast barium enema: implications for colorectal cancer screening and training
    C Bartram
    Clin Radiol 59:641-2. 2004
  64. ncbi Sigmoid colon cancer with mediastinal lymph node metastases
    Masahiro Tsubaki
    First Department of Surgery, Dokkyo University, School of Medicine, Shimotsugagun, Tochigi, Japan
    Int Surg 92:209-13. 2007
    ..The patient was discharged 3 weeks after the operation and died 3 months later...
  65. ncbi Impact of video colonoscopy on stage and outcome of patients with symptomatic colorectal cancer
    M Vella
    University Department of Surgery, Western Infirmary, G11 6NT, Glasgow, UK
    Surg Endosc 18:1268-71. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the stage and outcome of patients with colorectal cancer diagnosed by video colonoscopy (VC) and barium enema (BE) in a single institution...
  66. ncbi Interval appendectomy after conservative treatment of an appendiceal mass
    Hung Wen Lai
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan, ROC
    World J Surg 30:352-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the role of interval appendectomy after conservative treatment of an appendiceal mass...
  67. ncbi Recent studies unite groups in 'convergence of thought' on colorectal cancer screening
    Tom Reynolds
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:574-6. 2003
  68. ncbi From guaiac to immune fecal occult blood tests: the emergence of technology in colorectal cancer screening
    Beverly Greenwald
    Department of Nursing, North Dakota State University, Fargo 58105 5055, USA
    Gastroenterol Nurs 28:90-6. 2005
    ..Several types of immunochemical fecal occult blood tests are discussed in this article, including their advantages and disadvantages compared with those of the traditional guaiac fecal occult blood testing...
  69. ncbi Education and imaging. Gastrointestinal: ischemic colitis with thrombosis of the inferior mesenteric vein
    Y Sumitomo
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kuno Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:134. 2007
  70. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening
    P M McMahon
    Department of Radiology, Decision Analysis and Technology Assessment Group, Massachusetts General Hospital, Zero Emerson Place, Ste 2H, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 219:44-50. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Double-contrast barium enema examination can be a cost-effective component of colorectal cancer screening, but further modeling efforts are necessary...
  71. ncbi [Mucocele of the appendix. Retrospective study of 10 cases]
    M Soueï-Mhiri
    Service de Radiologie, 4064 Sousse, Tunisie
    J Radiol 82:463-8. 2001
    ..The purpose of our work was to assess the value of abdominal sonography (US) and computed tomography (CT) in the preoperative diagnosis of appendiceal mucocele...
  72. ncbi Giant submucosal lipoma of the cecum: report of a case and review of literature
    Gheorghe Ghidirim
    1st Dept of Surgery N Anestiadi and Laboratory of Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery, N Testemitsanu Medical University, Emergency Municipal Hospital, Kishinev, Moldova
    Rom J Gastroenterol 14:393-6. 2005
    ..Six years after the surgery, the patient has not showed any of the previous symptoms. Along with a review of the literature, the incidence, diagnosis complications and treatment of colonic lipomas are discussed...
  73. ncbi Development of a cathartic-free colorectal cancer screening test using virtual colonoscopy: a feasibility study
    Kristina T Johnson
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:W29-36. 2007
    ..The purpose of our study was to develop a method to subtract barium-labeled stool from the colon using a phantom and to evaluate the performance of the technique in a pilot human population...
  74. ncbi 58-year-old woman with abdominal pain
    Mark A Kropf
    Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Ariz 85259, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:283-6. 2002
  75. ncbi Comparison of radiologists' confidence in excluding significant colorectal neoplasia with multidetector-row CT colonography compared with double contrast barium enema
    S A Taylor
    Department of Intestinal Imaging, St Mark s and Northwick Park Hospitals, Harrow, London HA1 3UJ, UK
    Br J Radiol 79:208-15. 2006
    ..11 could not be identified on the barium enema, even in retrospect. Confidence in excluding polyps 6 mm or larger is significantly greater with CT colonography particularly in the proximal colon...
  76. ncbi Trends in colon cancer screening procedures in the US Medicare and Tricare populations: 1999-2001
    Randal H Robertson
    Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Related Professions, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 3361, USA
    Prev Med 42:460-2. 2006
    ..This study examined trends in the numbers of double contrast barium enemas, flexible sigmoidoscopies, and colonoscopies and trends in the choices of colorectal cancer screening service providers...
  77. ncbi Utilization of the double-contrast barium enema in the early era of screening CT colonography
    Perry J Pickhardt
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:W661. 2006
  78. ncbi [Multiple gastrointestinal tract duplication : a neonatal case report]
    L Noel
    Service de Radiologie 2 UF de Radiopédiatrie, Hopital de Hautepierre, Avenue Moliere, 67098 Strasbourg Cedex, France
    J Radiol 82:676-8. 2001
    ..Prenatal diagnosis was that of duodenal stenosis. A complete screening for polymalformative syndrome is required in the neonatal period and the authors insist on the importance of US and color Doppler US imaging...
  79. ncbi Radiologic findings of Behçet syndrome involving the gastrointestinal tract
    S Y Chung
    Departments of Diagnostic Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388-1 Poongnap-dong, Songpa-ku, Seoul 138-736, Korea
    Radiographics 21:911-24; discussion 924-6. 2001
    ..Familiarity with the various radiologic findings of Behçet syndrome involving the gastrointestinal tract helps in making an early diagnosis, as well as in establishing an appropriate treatment strategy...
  80. ncbi The use of screening colonoscopy for patients cared for by the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Hashem B El-Serag
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2202-8. 2006
    ..Because of differences in the delivery of health care, this trend in use of colonoscopy in fee-for-service settings might not be paralleled in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)...
  81. ncbi Colorectal cancer screening
    M L Borum
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Prim Care 28:661-74, viii. 2001
    ..Surveillance strategy is based on an individual's colorectal cancer risk. This article reviews fecal occult blood testing, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, barium enema, and genetic testing...
  82. ncbi Screening for colorectal cancer: the business case
    Robert H Fletcher
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:531-8. 2002
    ..We believe that colorectal cancer screening programs are integral to any organization purporting to provide high-quality care. Organizations without such programs should give them high priority for implementation...
  83. ncbi Is carbon dioxide as an insufflation agent for double contrast barium enema still worthwhile after a same-day flexible sigmoidoscopy?
    Takayuki Asao
    Department of Surgery I, Gunma University Faculty of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    Clin Radiol 57:488-91. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of a double-contrast barium enema (DCBE) with CO(2) as a distending gas after a screening flexible sigmoidoscopy for reducing abdominal distension after an examination...
  84. ncbi Screening for colorectal cancer: the cost to find an advanced adenoma
    J S McGrath
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2902-7. 2002
    ..Patients who test positive on FOBT will require further investigation. We examined the cost of finding an advanced adenoma in these patients using four different strategies...
  85. ncbi Imaging diverticular disease
    Steve Halligan
    Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy, St Mark s Hospital, Watford Road, Northwick Park, Harrow, London HA1 3UJ, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 16:595-610. 2002
    ..In acute diverticulitis, when the risk of perforation is high, colonoscopy should not be performed. In acute diverticular haemorrhage, colonoscopic haemostatic therapy with adrenaline can be effectively performed...
  86. ncbi Fast-track barium enema: meeting the two-week wait rule for patients with suspected colorectal cancer
    D G Glancy
    Department of Coloproctology, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
    Colorectal Dis 7:241-4. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the success of this approach in preparation for meeting the forthcoming targets on waiting times to treatment from referral and diagnosis...
  87. ncbi Variations in the evaluation of colorectal cancer risk
    R J Hodder
    Department of Surgery, Leighton Hospital, Crewe, UK
    Colorectal Dis 7:254-62. 2005
    ..To test the variability in estimating cancer risk and demonstrate the consequences that subjectivity has on patient care...
  88. ncbi CT of prominent pericolic or perienteric vasculature in patients with Crohn's disease: correlation with clinical disease activity and findings on barium studies
    Seung Soo Lee
    Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736, Korea
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:1029-36. 2002
    ..OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to correlate CT findings of prominent pericolic or perienteric vasculature with clinical disease activity, treatment methods, and barium enema study findings in patients with Crohn's disease...
  89. ncbi Primary colorectal lymphoma: spectrum of imaging findings with pathologic correlation
    Hyun Ju Lee
    Department of Radiology and the Institute of Radiation Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    Eur Radiol 12:2242-9. 2002
    ....
  90. ncbi The double contrast barium enema: a retrospective single centre audit of the detection of colorectal carcinomas
    R Bramley
    Clin Radiol 57:768; author reply 769. 2002
  91. ncbi [Abdominal wall abscess as the presenting sign in carcinoma of the colon: report of 4 cases]
    M Souei Mhiri
    Service de Radiologie, Hopital Sahloul, 4054 Sousse, Tunisie
    J Radiol 86:1699-703. 2005
    ..We report four cases of unusual presentation of colonic cancer revealed by an abscess of the abdominal wall...
  92. ncbi Role of double-contrast barium enema in colorectal cancer screening based on fecal occult blood
    Stefano Ciatto
    Centro per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica, Scientific Institute of Tuscany Region, Florence, Italy
    Tumori 88:95-8. 2002
    ..The present study evaluated the contribution of double-contrast barium enema in detecting neoplastic lesions of the colon in fecal occult-blood-positive subjects with incomplete colonoscopy...
  93. ncbi Colorectal cancer screening in young patients with poor health and severe comorbidity
    Shahnaz Sultan
    GI Outcomes Research Group, Division of Gastroenterology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2209-14. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between colorectal cancer screening, self-reported health status, and comorbidity in a cohort of young patients, defined as patients between the ages of 50 and 64 years...
  94. ncbi Experimental study of mortality and morbidity of contrast media and standardized fecal dose in the peritoneal cavity
    M Hernanz-Schulman
    Department of Pediatric Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2675, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 30:369-78. 2000
    ..We have compared the mortality and gross and histopathologic morbidity of a standard intraperitoneal native fecal dose in the guinea pig, using barium, two iodinated media, saline and air...
  95. ncbi Enhanced generation of free radicals from phagocytes induced by mineral dusts
    V Vallyathan
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 6:404-13. 1992
    ..The data presented herein suggest the generation of oxygen free radicals as an important primary event in silica- as well as asbestos-induced cell injury...
  96. ncbi Comparison of Gastrografin to barium sulfate as a gastrointestinal contrast agent in red-eared slider turtles (Trachemys scripta elegans)
    Charles Tyler Long
    Department of Comparative Medicine, Stanford University, Research Animal Facility 1, 287 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5410, USA
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 51:42-7. 2010
    ..Fifteen red-eared sliders were given either Gastrografin or 30% w/v barium sulfate orally to compare ease of administration, transit time, and image quality...
  97. ncbi Comprehensive inter-laboratory calibration of reference materials for delta18O versus VSMOW using various on-line high-temperature conversion techniques
    Willi A Brand
    MPI BGC, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Beutenberg Campus, P O Box 100164, 07701 Jena, Germany
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 23:999-1019. 2009
    ..32 +/- 0.29 per thousand IAEA-601 benzoic acid+23.14 +/- 0.19 per thousand IAEA-SO-5 barium sulfate+12.13 +/- 0.33 per thousand NBS 127 barium sulfate+8.59 +/- 0...
  98. ncbi Multidisciplinary work on barium contamination of the karstic upper Kupa River drainage basin (Croatia and Slovenia); calling for watershed management
    S Frančišković-Bilinski
    Institute Ruder Boskovic, POB 180, 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    Environ Geochem Health 29:69-79. 2007
    ..This paper calls for further multidisciplinary research on the health effects of barium and trace elements, as well as for bioremediation of contaminated gardens and for watershed management of vulnerable karstic aquifers...
  99. ncbi Evaluation of gastrointestinal tract transit times using barium-impregnated polyethylene spheres and barium sulfate suspension in a domestic pigeon (Columba livia) model
    Rebecca A Bloch
    Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Bloch, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
    J Avian Med Surg 24:1-8. 2010
    Barium impregnated polyethylene spheres (BIPS) are used in small animal medicine as an alternative to barium sulfate for radiographic studies of the gastrointestinal tract...
  100. ncbi Fluoroscopic study of the normal gastrointestinal motility and measurements in the Hispaniolan Amazon parrot (Amazona ventralis)
    Hugues Beaufrere
    Veterinary Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Skip Bertman Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 51:441-6. 2010
    ..Each parrot was crop-fed an equal part mixture of barium sulfate and hand-feeding formula and placed in a cardboard box for fluoroscopy. Over a 3-h period, 1...
  101. ncbi Assessment of the solubility and bioaccessibility of barium and aluminum in soils affected by mine dust deposition
    S S Shock
    Exponent, 15375 SE 30th Place, Suite 250, Bellevue, Washington 98007, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4813-20. 2007
    ..The range of aluminum bioaccessibility values (0.31-4.0%) is consistent with the predominance of aluminum in relatively insoluble aluminosilicate minerals...

Research Grants32

  1. Homocysteine and Angiotensin II in Renovascular Remodeling
    Utpal Sen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Plasma Hcy will be measured by HPLC. Vascular density will be measured by in vivo soft-tissue Barium sulfate-contrast X-ray angiography and renal cortical blood flow by moorFLPI full-filled laser perfusion imager...
  2. Diagnosis of Osteochondrosis using high field MRI
    CATHY SUE CARLSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..canal blood vessels and validate these in cleared specimens in which the vessels have been perfused with barium sulfate. This career development award will allow Dr...
  3. VIDEOFLUOROSCOPY OF PRETERM INFANT SWALLOWING
    Eugene Goldfield; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study hypotheses are tested by experimental manipulation of barium sulfate viscosity during infant swallowing, kinematic analysis of recorded swallow images, and non-radiologic ..
  4. Oropharyngeal Function After Radiotherapy with IMRT
    Jerilyn A Logemann; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project attempts to quantify the swallow problems associated with this specific treatment and the effects of interventions for these swallow problems. ..
  5. Effects of Swallowing Therapy in Head and Neck Cancer
    Jerilyn Logemann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  6. Effects of LSVT on Dysphagia in Parkinson's Disease
    Jerilyn Logemann; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This application proposes to generate pilot data on the effects of LSVT on aspiration, a potentially dangerous and costly side effect of dysphagia in Parkinson's disease. ..
  7. Colonoscopy Utilization in North Carolina
    David Ransohoff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It may provide the basis to develop interventions to optimize the allocation of colonoscopy effort in programs of CRC screening and surveillance. ..
  8. The effect of physical activity on metabolic syndrome in pregnancy and fetal outc
    Cynthia Ko; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It may offer a safe and readily available method to control weight and improve infant health during and after pregnancy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. A Primary-Care Based Colorectal Cancer Screening Program
    Cynthia Ko; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If successful, this program may be useful to other large primary care practices, and may also help to improve utilization of other types of cancer prevention services ..
  10. Tailored Messaging in Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Ronald Myers; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Determine intervention impact on CRC screening utilization, 2. Determine intervention impact on screening decision stage, and 3. Determine intervention impact on patient perceptions about screening. ..
  11. Novel noninvasive assessment of cytochrome P450 activity
    Evan Kharasch; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This approach may identify inter-individual variability in drug disposition and response;permit more individualized dosing, and reduces the cost of drug interaction studies. ..
  12. CLINICAL RESEARCH CURRICULUM
    BRIAN STROM; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..I. and co-PI s in the three distinct aspects of Clinical Research targeted by this program represent particular features of this proposal. ..
  13. INCREASING ACCESS TO CLINICAL AND EDUCATIONAL STUDIES
    Ronald Myers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In Phase 3, we will prepare and submit new research grant applications based on results from the pilot studies. ..
  14. Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care.
    Dewey Scheid; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..By applying best practices research methods and taking into account the barriers that each provider faces in their unique practice setting, we hope to find new ways to improve colorectal cancer screening. ..
  15. GERIATRIC CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING GRANT
    STEVEN HALBERT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., clinical trials, case control, cohort research, etc.), and the faculties' commitment to collaborative research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. OSTEOCALCIN SYNTHESIS AND CATABOLISM
    Caren Gundberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Osteoclast and/or osteoblast progenitors will be evaluated in bone marrow cells. ..
  17. Colonoscopy quality and outcomes in clinical practice
    Cynthia W Ko; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The various algorithms we develop will be tested in a second, validation subset of our database to find the algorithm with optimal performance characteristics. ..
  18. Screening for colortectal cancer in an Asian Community Center
    David Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is a new paradigm for screening, which takes advantage of the trust and cultural awareness that exists at the community center and does not rely on the primary care provider. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Screening and Family History Colorectal Cancer
    Robert Fletcher; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This developmental research will raise hypotheses about the causes of failure to recognize FH and begin timely screening and suggest potential solutions to be tested in subsequent research. ..
  20. Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Cynthia Ko; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  21. Gene Expression in Barrett's Esophagus
    Hashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We present preliminary data on microarray and RT-PCRanalyses on 5 patients with BE that suggest an overactive Wnt pathway: we have also assembled the essential components of a successful study using microarrays. ..
  22. ANESTHETIC RENAL METABOLISM--MECHANISMS AND CONSEQUENCES
    Evan Kharasch; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..More broadly, resulting biochemical and clinical insights will be applicable to the numerous other nephrotoxic haloalkenes that are ubiquitous environmental contaminants. ..
  23. Colorectal Cancer Screening Behavior in the VA Populatio
    Deborah Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. CORI: Consortium Expansion and Database Enhancement
    David Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  25. CLINICAL RESEARCH CURRICULUM
    David Ransohoff; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma among HCV-infected Veterans
    Hashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Evaluating the extent and patterns of HCC surveillance is crucial in understanding diffusion (and obstacles) of this practice and in designing interventions to improve the implementation of HCC surveillance. ..
  27. Coordination of Respiration with Deglutition & Phonation in Ataxia-Telangiectasia
    Maureen Lefton Greif; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, developing A- T as a model will form the basis for applying this non-invasive technology to other children with dysphagia. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Colon Cancer Screening Augmented by Image Processing
    Michael Zalis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed research will serve as basis for the design of a larger, screening-cohort evaluation of CTC using these image-processing techniques. ..
  29. DETERMINING/UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO ADULT IMMUNIZATION
    Richard Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This project will furnish relevant, up-to-date to enhance policy planning, practice management and medical education. ..