Fiona Bettenay

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To evaluate paediatric CT dosimetry in Australia and New Zealand and calculate size-specific dose estimates (SSDEs) for chest and abdominal examinations. Eight hospitals provided data from 12 CT systems for 1462 CTs in children aged 0–15. Imaging data were recorded for eight examinations: head (trauma, shunt), temporal bone, paranasal sinuses, chest (mass)(More)
The aetiology of prune belly syndrome is disputed. Obstruction of the urinary tract seems likely, but in the majority of cases the cause or site of this obstruction has remained obscure. We present evidence to suggest that in patients where no posterior urethral valves are evident the obstruction is likely to have been transient and situated at the junction(More)
This is the first reported study to describe local bone mineral density, assess parameters of fracture risk and report history of fractures in adolescents with motor difficulties. Motor difficulties evidenced by poor coordination in adolescence should be considered a new risk factor for below-average bone strength and structure and fracture risk.(More)
AIM Upper gastrointestinal (UGI) contrast study is the preferred radiological investigation to diagnose malrotation of intestine. We aimed to review the role of UGI contrast in neonates (term and preterm) who were clinically suspected to have malrotation. METHODS The study included a retrospective review of medical charts and radiology reports. RESULTS(More)
PURPOSE Obesity is epidemic in Western societies, with rapid rates of increase in the young. Various methods exist for the assessment of body composition, but these have not been compared in obese children and adolescents. This study compared methods of body composition assessment in obese young people to determine whether changes in various measures of(More)
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