Andrew J. Johanek

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OBJECTIVE Our objective is to discuss neonatal spine sonography with emphasis on imaging pitfalls and normal variants that may simulate disease and to distinguish them from true spinal disorders. CONCLUSION Sonography of the neonatal spine is now accepted as a highly sensitive, readily available screening study that can be used to evaluate various(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of part 2 of this article is to focus on key imaging features of common skin-covered spinal anomalies (spina bifida occulta) and to distinguish them from normal variants (previously discussed in part 1). CONCLUSION Modern imaging technology allows accurate neonatal spinal sonographic screening and the characterization of spinal(More)
The adult practice for ECG-gated single-source 64-slice coronary CTA (CCTA) includes administering beta-blockers to reduce heart rate. There are limited data on this process in children. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of a drug regimen to decrease heart rate before performing CCTA in children. IV remifentanil and esmolol infusion were chosen to(More)
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