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Cloacal exstrophy is a complex, multisystem malformation that has not received much attention in the radiologic literature. The clinical histories and imaging studies of 13 cases of cloacal exstrophy proved surgically or at autopsy were reviewed. Radiologic observations were based on skeletal plain films (13), contrast-enhanced examinations of the(More)
A comparison of diagnostic information obtained from the physical examination, conventional two-dimensional axial computerized tomography scanning (2-D CT), and three-dimensional display computerized tomography (3-D CT) was performed in five patients sustaining laryngeal trauma. Four patients had laryngeal fractures and one patient had an incompletely(More)
PURPOSE To compare the efficacy of end-cut and side-cut devices in transvenous renal biopsies of ex vivo swine kidneys and to examine the use of the swine kidney as an animal model in this setting. MATERIALS AND METHODS Biopsy specimens of ex vivo swine kidneys were obtained after selective renal vein cannulation with use of five separate biopsy devices(More)
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