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PURPOSE To assess the accuracy of a dedicated adrenal computed tomographic (CT) protocol. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred sixty-six adrenal masses were evaluated with a protocol consisting of unenhanced CT, and, for those with attenuation values greater than 10 HU, contrast material-enhanced and delayed enhanced CT. Attenuation values and enhancement(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to analyze the CT contrast enhancement washout curves of adrenal masses and to determine the earliest time after initial enhancement that differentiation of adenomas from nonadenomas is possible. MATERIALS AND METHODS Contrast enhancement washout curves were generated after delayed contrast-enhanced CT scans of 52(More)
CD20-targeted radioimmunotherapy is a promising new treatment for B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). We now provide updated and long-term data on 59 chemotherapy-relapsed/refractory patients treated with iodine (131)I tositumomab in a phase I/II single-center study. Fifty-three patients received individualized therapeutic doses, delivering a specified(More)
The accuracies of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and computed tomography (CT) in determining tumor classification and assessing mediastinal node metastases were compared in a prospective cooperative study of 170 patients with non-small cell bronchogenic carcinoma. The sensitivity of CT in distinguishing T3-T4 tumors from T0-T2 tumors was 63%; specificity(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate multi-detector row computed tomographic (CT) urography for detection of urinary tract abnormalities. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty-five patients referred from the urology service, in whom urinary tract abnormalities were strongly suspected, underwent multi-detector row CT urography. The technique included unenhanced, nephrographic,(More)
OBJECTIVE Although representing a minority of adrenal adenomas, the lipid-poor variety cannot be accurately identified on unenhanced CT or chemical shift MR imaging. We compared the delayed contrast-enhanced CT features of lipid-poor adenomas with those of lipid-rich adenomas and of adrenal nonadenomas to determine whether there were differences in the(More)
OBJECTIVES ERCP is the gold standard for pancreaticobiliary evaluation but is associated with complications. Less invasive diagnostic alternatives with similar capabilities may be cost-effective, particularly in situations involving low prevalence of disease. The aim of this study was to compare the performance of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) with magnetic(More)
PURPOSE The CD20 B-lymphocyte surface antigen expressed by B-cell lymphomas is an attractive target for radioimmunotherapy, treatment using radiolabeled antibodies. We conducted a phase I dose-escalation trial to assess the toxicity, tumor targeting, and efficacy of nonmyeloablative doses of an anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody (anti-B1) labeled with iodine-131(More)
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is an aggressive malignancy with a high mortality rate. Proper determination of the extent of disease on imaging studies at the time of staging is one of the most important steps in optimal patient management. Given the variability in expertise and definition of disease extent among different practitioners as well as(More)
PURPOSE To compare the enhancement patterns of focal liver lesions at dynamic breath-hold gadolinium-enhanced multiplanar spoiled gradient-recalled (SPGR) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with T2 relaxation times in the differentiation of liver hemangiomas from malignancies. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-seven patients with focal liver lesions underwent MR(More)