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Three-dimensional photon dosimetry: a comparison of treatment of the intact breast in the supine and prone position.
PURPOSE To compare the adequacy of target coverage, dose homogeneity, and volume of normal tissue irradiated in treatment of the intact breast in the supine and prone position. METHODS ANDExpand
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Consumption of diacylglycerol oil as part of a reduced-energy diet enhances loss of body weight and fat in comparison with consumption of a triacylglycerol control oil.
BACKGROUND Diacylglycerol is a natural component of edible oils that has metabolic characteristics that are distinct from those of triacylglycerol. OBJECTIVE We assessed the efficacy of an oilExpand
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Excessive Postoperative Bleeding and Outcomes in Neonates Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass
BACKGROUND:Neonates undergoing cardiac surgery are especially prone to the hemostatic alterations of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and are at high risk for post-CPB bleeding. An immature coagulationExpand
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In-hospital shunt occlusion in infants undergoing a modified blalock-taussig shunt.
BACKGROUND The clinical variables leading to postoperative thrombotic occlusion of a modified Blalock-Taussig shunt (mBTS) remain elusive. In this investigation, we assess several perioperativeExpand
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Adenomyosis: specificity of 5 mm as the maximum normal uterine junctional zone thickness in MR images.
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to investigate the specificity of the criterion stating that a diagnosis of adenomyosis can be made confidently from MR images of the uterus when the junctional zone isExpand
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Aortoiliac occlusive disease in patients with known or suspected peripheral vascular disease: safety and efficacy of gadofosveset-enhanced MR angiography--multicenter comparative phase III study.
PURPOSE To prospectively determine the safety and efficacy of the gadolinium-based blood pool magnetic resonance (MR) imaging contrast agent gadofosveset in patients known to have or suspected ofExpand
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Preoperative imaging in primary hyperparathyroidism. Role of thallium-technetium subtraction scintigraphy.
Primary hyperparathyroidism, although often silent clinically, may lead to significant morbidity if it remains untreated. In more than 95% of all cases the cause is a parathyroid adenoma or glandularExpand
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Spontaneous regression of a yolk sac associated with embryonic death.
A 39 year old multiparous woman with a positive pregnancy test was referred for ultrasonographic examination to confirm the presence of a living embryo and determine gestational age. ExpectedExpand
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Gastrohepatic ligament fibrosis following esophageal sclerotherapy: CT findings.
We describe a case in which CT demonstrated a nonenhancing mass within the gastrohepatic ligament following sclerotherapy of esophageal varices. At surgery this findings was demonstrated to representExpand
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