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Background: We describe the findings on esophagography, the frequency and appearance of leaks after laparoscopic Heller myotomy and fundoplication, and the utility of early postoperative studies for predicting clinical outcome. Methods: Our study group consisted of 40 patients who underwent laparoscopic Heller myotomy and fundoplication in whom radiographic(More)
PURPOSE To determine the radiographic findings of low-grade gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma on double-contrast upper gastrointestinal studies. MATERIALS AND METHODS Pathology records, double-contrast upper gastrointestinal studies, and medical records of six patients with gastric MALT lymphoma were retrospectively reviewed. (More)
Background: To determine the predictive value of a single lesion versus multifocal disease for differentiating primary and secondary gastrointestinal (GI) lymphoma on barium studies. Methods: Our study group consisted of 90 cases of non-Hodgkin's GI lymphoma from the radiologic archives of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in which barium studies had(More)
AIMS Paclitaxel-eluting stents (PESs) have been shown to inhibit neointimal hyperplasia after percutaneous coronary intervention. Coroflex Please (B Braun, Melsungen, Germany) is a newly developed PES. We compared the clinical and angiographic efficacy of Coroflex Please with Taxus Liberte (Boston Scientific, Natick, MA) in a real-world practice. METHODS(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the radiographic findings in a series of patients with primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seven cases of primary esophageal melanoma were collected from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the radiologic archives of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. All patients underwent(More)
Myofibroblastoma of the breast is a recently recognized benign mesenchymal mammary tumor that typically occurs as a unilateral, solitary lesion. Myofibroblastomas are well-circumscribed, unencapsulated tumors characterized by spindle cells in fascicles which exhibit varying degrees of myogenic and fibroblastic differentiation. Our case reports a mammary(More)
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