Aruna Vade

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OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to compare the quality of 1 : 1 and 1.5 : 1 pitch helical contrast-enhanced thoracic and abdominal CT images in children who cannot cooperate for breath holding. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a retrospective study of 33 contrast-enhanced CT examinations in 11 children of 0-4 years of age. All children had an(More)
PURPOSE To analyze hepatic enhancement by using Smart Prep protocols appropriate for children of different weight groups and 2:1 pitch helical CT imaging as the investigative tools. PATIENTS AND METHODS A group of 55 children ranging in weight between 20 and 180 lbs underwent 67 contrast-enhanced abdominal helical CT examinations using Smart Prep (GE(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the utility of computed tomography (CT) renal angiogram (CTRA) in the management of childhood hypertension. This is a retrospective study of 24 children with clinical suspicion of renovascular disease who underwent CTRA examinations. CTRA demonstrated surgically correctable etiology of hypertension in 38% of the(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the role of sonography in the diagnosis and management of palpable solid breast masses in adolescents and to correlate the sonographic findings with the histopathologic findings and clinical outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective study was conducted with the breast sonograms of 20 adolescent girls(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this prospective study was to determine the frequency of adverse events associated with supplemented and unsupplemented chloral hydrate sedation in a select group of children undergoing CT or MR imaging using the revised American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) monitoring and management guidelines for pediatric sedation. The AAP(More)
Retroperitoneal lymphatic malformations can cause significant displacement, pressure, or entrapment of adjacent organs raising suspicion of a malignant retroperitoneal tumor. They often mimic ascites but may rarely be a cause of ascites. Computed tomography (CT) imaging findings in an infant with a cystic retroperitoneal lymphatic malformation and massive(More)