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PURPOSE To determine the characteristics and trends of the original articles published in two major American radiology journals, AJR American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) and Radiology, between 2001 and 2010. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a retrospective bibliometric analysis that did not involve human subjects and was exempt from institutional review(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate scientific papers published by radiologists in high impact general medical journals between 1996 and 2010. METHODS A MEDLINE search was performed in five high impact general medical journals (AIM, BMJ, JAMA, Lancet, and NEJM) for all articles of which a radiologist was the first author between 1996 and 2010. The following information(More)
Although percutaneous vertebroplasty is a simple and generally safe method for the management of vertebral compression fractures, cement leakage outside the vertebral body is a potential source of serious complications. We report a patient who presented with dyspnea and edema five years after percutaneous vertebroplasty and underwent open-heart surgery.(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of CT for detecting extrathyroidal invasion of thyroid cancer to adjacent structures. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-four patients (19 men, 65 women; age range, 19-84 years; mean, 54.2 +/- 15.4 years) with 86 malignant tumors of the thyroid with extracapsular extension (37 T3, 49(More)
BACKGROUND a reliable assessment of mandibular invasion is crucial for treatment planning to obtain both radical tumor resection and good functional results. PURPOSE to retrospectively compare the diagnostic value of three different imaging methods - computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the prevalence and clinical significance of focal parotid lesions identified by (18)F- FDG PET/CT in patients with nonparotid head and neck malignancies. METHODS From 3,638 PET/CT examinations using (18)F-FDG conducted on 1,342 patients with nonparotid head and neck malignancies, we retrospectively identified patients showing(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The aim of our study was to compare multidetector row CT angiography (MDCTA) with digital subtraction angiography (DSA) in the detection and characterization of intracranial aneurysms. MATERIALS AND METHODS In our blinded prospective study, 85 patients with suspected intracranial aneurysm (47 women, 38 men; age range, 19-83 years)(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine authorship trends in two leading radiology journals over the past 2 decades. MATERIALS AND METHODS All original articles (n = 5195) published in AJR and Radiology for the periods 1991-1993, 2001-2003, and 2011-2013 were reviewed. The following variables were extrapolated from each article: number of(More)
OBJECTIVE The number of citations an article receives after its publication reflects its impact in the scientific community. The aim of this study was to identify and characterize the 100 top-cited articles published in radiology journals. MATERIALS AND METHODS The top-cited articles published in 12 radiology journals were identified using the database of(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate scientific papers published by Korean radiologists in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) radiology journals, between 1986 and 2010. MATERIALS AND METHODS The Institute for Scientific Information Web of Knowledge-Web of Science (SCIE) database was searched for all articles published by Korean radiologists, in SCIE radiology(More)