Linda S Livingston

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PURPOSE To retrospectively evaluate interobserver variability between breast radiologists by using terminology of the fourth edition of the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) to categorize lesions on mammograms and sonograms and to retrospectively determine the positive predictive value (PPV) of BI-RADS categories 4a, 4b, and 4c. MATERIALS(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether sonography can be used to categorize some solid breast masses as probably benign so that biopsy can be deferred. METHODS We prospectively characterized 844 sonographically visible solid breast masses referred for biopsy. Mammographic and sonographic features of the masses were recorded, and all masses were categorized by(More)
The accumulation of gold in the hypothalamus and the development of hyperphagia and obesity were studied in mice given a single intravenous injection of goldthioglucose at various levels of blood glucose concentration. It was found that the glucose concentration prevailing at the time of goldthioglucose injection was correlated directly with the level of(More)
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