C. Matthew Pool

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INTRODUCTION Mesoamerican nephropathy, also known as chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology, is widespread in Pacific coastal Central America. The cause of the epidemic is unknown, but the disease may be linked to multiple factors, including diet as well as environmental and occupational exposures. As many as 50% of men in some communities have(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was a comparison of the diagnostic value of time-of-flight magnetic resonance angiography (TOF-MRA) and contrast-enhanced (CE) MRA in the setting of acute stroke MRI. The hypothesis was that CE-MRA has at least the same diagnostic value as the commonly used TOF-MRA. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 66 stroke patients(More)
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