John Reed

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OBJECTIVES This investigation sought to determine the relative prognostic value of coronary calcific deposits and coronary angiographic findings for predicting coronary heart disease-related events in patients referred for angiography. BACKGROUND The relation among coronary calcification, coronary stenoses and coronary heart disease-related events is of(More)
Coronary calcium screening using electron beam computed tomography (EBCT) is being applied clinically and for research purposes. We compared the accuracy of a specialized image analysis system with the standard proprietary software in the scanner's host computer. Sixty-seven symptomatic patients underwent coronary angiography and EBCT. Tomograms were(More)
This work represents the first clinical data acquired with the endoscopic laser speckle imaging (eLSPI) system, a new diagnostic tool developed for real-time imaging of tissue blood flow during endoscopic surgical procedures. eLSPI was used to image tissue perfusion in the medial compartment of the knee of five patients requiring arthroscopic knee surgery.(More)
Five cases of intrathoracic kidney are presented, and the literature is reviewed. The diagnosis was made incidentally in 3 patients who had chest radiographs because of upper respiratory tract infections and in 1 infant on a follow-up radiograph after recovery from hyaline membrane disease. The fifth patient had an abdominal mass. All 5 patients had a left(More)