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Comparison between effective radiation dose of CBCT and MSCT scanners for dentomaxillofacial applications.
OBJECTIVES To compare the effective dose levels of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) for maxillofacial applications with those of multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT). STUDY DESIGN TheExpand
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Ovarian vein embolization for the treatment of pelvic congestion syndrome: long-term technical and clinical results.
PURPOSE Ovarian vein embolization has been used recently to treat pelvic congestion syndrome. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of ovarian vein embolization inExpand
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Thickening of dura surrounding meningiomas: MR features.
Thickening of the dura in continuity with a convexity meningioma was noted on T1-weighted magnetic resonance (MR) images in seven patients. In five cases the corresponding CT image of the lesions wasExpand
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Extraorbital inflammatory pseudotumor of the head and neck: CT and MR findings in three patients.
We review the clinical history and imaging (CT and/or MR) studies in three patients with histologically proved extraorbital inflammatory pseudotumor of the head and neck. The imaging findings in allExpand
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Evaluation of section sensitivity profiles and image noise in spiral CT.
Spiral computed tomography (CT) offers continuous volume scanning of complete organs or body sections within a single breath hold. Almost all image quality characteristics of spiral CT are identicalExpand
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Functional recovery of subepicardial myocardial tissue in transmural myocardial infarction after successful reperfusion: an important contribution to the improvement of regional and global left
BACKGROUND The transmural extent of myocardial necrosis after an acute coronary artery occlusion can vary considerably. The contribution of residual subepicardial viable myocardium to global leftExpand
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A comparative study on validation of a novel cooled-wet electrode for radiofrequency liver ablation.
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES A cooled-wet electrode has been developed for radiofrequency ablation (RFA) that allows simultaneous internal-cooling perfusion ("cooled") and interstitial hypertonic salineExpand
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Noninvasive measurements of infarct size after thrombolysis with a necrosis-avid MRI contrast agent.
BACKGROUND Gadophrin-2 is a new MRI contrast agent with high affinity for necrotic myocardium. The aim of the study was to evaluate whether noninvasive measurements of infarct size after thrombolysisExpand
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The uptake of manganese dipyridoxal-diphosphate by chemically induced hepatocellular carcinoma in rats. A correlation between contrast-media-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging, tumor
OBJECTIVES AND RATIONALE Negative enhancement of implanted liver tumors has been achieved in preclinical studies on manganese dipyridoxal-diphosphate (Mn-DPDP), a new hepatobiliary specific contrastExpand
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Focal liver lesions: evaluation of the efficacy of gadobenate dimeglumine in MR imaging--a multicenter phase III clinical study.
PURPOSE To evaluate gadobenate dimeglumine (Gd-BOPTA) for dynamic and delayed magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of focal liver lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS In 126 of 214 patients, MR imaging wasExpand
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