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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common neuropsychiatry disorder with several key symptoms, such as inattentiveness, impulsivity and hyperactivity. Neuropsychiatry studies have implicated the frontostriatal circuit in the pathological physiology of the disorder. Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), we examined the basal ganglia in 13(More)
BACKGROUND The Czech Breast Cancer Screening Programme (CBCSP) was initiated in September 2002 by establishing a network of accredited centres. The aim of this article is to describe progress in the programme quality over time after the inception of the organised programme. METHODS The CBCSP is monitored using an information system consisting of three(More)
The standard diagnostic and staging evaluation of prostate cancer includes digital rectal examination, transrectal ultrasonography (TRUS), serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level measurement, abdominal pelvic CT and radionuclide bone scan. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (especially endorectal magnetic resonance) opens new possibilities for diagnostic(More)
BACKGROUND Several dedicated computed tomography (CT) colonography phantoms have been described previously. OBJECTIVES To compare their pros and cons and describe the construction of a dedicated phantom that can be easily manufactured. MATERIALS AND METHODS We found 15 different phantom designs by literature search and compared their advantages and(More)
Purpose. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the technical and diagnostic performance of sub-milliSievert ultralow-dose (ULD) CT colonograpy (CTC) in the detection of colonic and extracolonic lesions. Materials and Methods. CTC with standard dose (SD) and ULD acquisitions of 64 matched patients, half of them with colonic findings, were reconstructed(More)
OBJECTIVES To monitor the interaction between the clinical manifestation of the secondary progressive form of multiple sclerosis (SPMS) expressed in the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) and abnormal findings in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain. To compare a time line of brain atrophy in patients with SPMS, patients with(More)
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