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A randomized trial of vertebroplasty for osteoporotic spinal fractures.
BACKGROUND Vertebroplasty is commonly used to treat painful, osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures. METHODS In this multicenter trial, we randomly assigned 131 patients who had one to threeExpand
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Percutaneous polymethylmethacrylate vertebroplasty in the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral body compression fractures: technical aspects.
PURPOSE To describe a technique for percutaneous vertebroplasty of osteoporotic vertebral body compression fractures and to report early results of its use. METHODS The technique was used over aExpand
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Intracranial Gadolinium Deposition after Contrast-enhanced MR Imaging.
PURPOSE To determine if repeated intravenous exposures to gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) are associated with neuronal tissue deposition. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this institutional reviewExpand
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Pipeline for uncoilable or failed aneurysms: results from a multicenter clinical trial.
PURPOSE To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Pipeline Embolization Device (PED; ev3/Covidien, Irvine, Calif) in the treatment of complex intracranial aneurysms. MATERIALS AND METHODS TheExpand
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Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms With Flow Diverters: A Meta-Analysis
Background and Purpose— Flow diverters are important tools in the treatment of intracranial aneurysms. However, their impact on aneurysmal occlusion rates, morbidity, mortality, and complicationExpand
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Frequency of acute kidney injury following intravenous contrast medium administration: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
PURPOSE To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled studies examining the incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) and other outcomes in patients exposed to intravenous (i.v.)Expand
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New fractures after vertebroplasty: adjacent fractures occur significantly sooner.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Whether vertebroplasty increases the risk of adjacent-level vertebral fractures remains uncertain. Biomechanical and clinical studies suggest an increased risk, but compellingExpand
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Complications of diagnostic cerebral angiography: evaluation of 19,826 consecutive patients.
PURPOSE To retrospectively evaluate the complications of diagnostic cerebral catheter angiography in 19,826 consecutive patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS This HIPAA-compliant study had institutionalExpand
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Systematic Literature Review of Imaging Features of Spinal Degeneration in Asymptomatic Populations
This meta-analysis of the literature reveals that imaging findings of spine degeneration are present in high proportions of asymptomatic individuals, increasing with age. Many imaging-basedExpand
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Bovine aortic arch variant in humans: clarification of a common misnomer.
The term "bovine arch" is widely used to describe a common anatomic variant of the human aortic arch branching. This so-called bovine aortic arch has no resemblance to the bovine aortic arch. WeExpand
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