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Immediate and post-retention effects of rapid maxillary expansion investigated by computed tomography in growing patients.
OBJECTIVE To determine by low-dose computed tomography (CT) protocol the dental and periodontal effects of rapid maxillary expansion (RME). MATERIALS AND METHODS The sample comprised 17 subjects (7Expand
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Modifications of midpalatal sutural density induced by rapid maxillary expansion: A low-dose computed-tomography evaluation.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to evaluate the density of the midpalatal suture as assessed by low-dose computed tomography (CT) before rapid maxillary expansion (RME) (T0), at the end ofExpand
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CT-guided injection of botulinic toxin for percutaneous therapy of piriformis muscle syndrome with preliminary MRI results about denervative process
Piriformis muscle syndrome (PMS) is a cause of sciatica, leg or buttock pain and disability. The pain is usually increased by muscular contraction, palpation or prolonged sitting. The aim of ourExpand
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Treatment of intermetatarsal Morton’s neuroma with alcohol injection under US guide: 10-month follow-up
Morton’s neuroma (MN) is a frequent cause of metatarsalgia. The aim of our study was to evaluate the efficacy of neuroma alcohol-sclerosing therapy (NAST) under US guide in MN after a 10-monthExpand
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Lumbar spine MRI in upright position for diagnosing acute and chronic low back pain: statistical analysis of morphological changes
BackgroundPatients with low back pain frequently demonstrate recumbent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) alterations not always related to homogeneous clinical symptoms. The purpose of this study wasExpand
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Orthodontics and obstructive sleep apnea in children.
Children who suffer from respiratory problems and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) commonly exhibit disturbances of craniofacial morphology. A significant number have nasal obstruction associated with aExpand
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Diffusion tensor imaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopy assessment of cancellous bone quality in femoral neck of healthy, osteopenic and osteoporotic subjects at 3T: Preliminary experience.
UNLABELLED We assessed the potential of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in combination with proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS), in cancellous bone quality evaluation of the femoral neckExpand
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Whole body 16-row multislice CT in emergency room: effects of different protocols on scanning time, image quality and radiation exposure
The objective of this study was to compare two different scanning protocols in patients suspected to have multiple trauma using multidetector 16-row computed tomography (CT) to better define scanningExpand
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Normal small-bowel measurements by enteroclysis.
Small-bowel length, number and thickness of folds in the jejunum and ileum, diameter of the loops, and thickness of the bowel wall were measured on double-contrast small-bowel enema radiographs,Expand
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Role of interventional radiology in pudendal neuralgia: a description of techniques and review of the literature
PurposeThe authors sought to evaluate indications, technical feasibility and clinical efficacy of computed tomography (CT)-guided pudendal nerve infiltration in patients with chronic anoperineal painExpand
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