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The aim of this study was to investigate the morphologic changes of the pituitary gland in patients with the clinical diagnosis of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). Qualitative and quantitative analyses of pituitary morphology were performed in normal subjects (n = 23), patients with the clinical diagnosis of IIH (n = 40), and patients with acute(More)
OBJECTIVE We surveyed the practices and policies of the radiology departments of the Society of Thoracic Radiology members regarding the use of CT pulmonary angiography in pregnant patients suspected of having pulmonary embolism. MATERIALS AND METHODS Surveys were mailed electronically to the 403 members of the Society of Thoracic Radiology (403(More)
With the advancement of functional imaging and stroke therapy, patients with acute stroke now have a realistic opportunity to benefit from early diagnosis and prompt intervention (1–5). Great enthusiasm and expectation have been generated in stroke imaging, particularly with diffusion-weighted imaging, which has been reported to be highly sensitive and(More)
OBJECTIVE We sought to perform a metaanalysis to synthesize randomized clinical trials of cesarean skin closure by subcuticular absorbable suture vs metal staples for the outcomes of wound complications, pain perception, patient satisfaction, cosmesis, and operating time. STUDY DESIGN A systematic search was performed using MEDLINE, Cochrane Databases,(More)
OBJECTIVES In lymph nodes harboring metastases the reticuloendothelial system is replaced by tumor cells and does not concentrate iron particles. This study assesses the value of contrast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) using ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide particles (Combidex, Advanced Magnetics, Inc., Cambridge, MA) to characterize and stage neck(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of transcervical resection of the endometrium and indications for late reoperation. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Central hospital in northern Norway. PATIENTS Two hundred fifty women (age 30-59 yrs) with dysfunctional bleeding. INTERVENTIONS Hysteroscopic transcervical resection of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case of a large fetal pelvic mass diagnosed at 35 weeks' gestation. DESIGN Report of a unique case of a fetal abdominal mass, emphasizing the wide range of differential diagnoses. Although rare reports of fetal ovarian cysts exist, even fewer describe endometriosis or endometriomas in infants. As of 2014 there have not been any(More)
CONTEXT Although studies support the efficacy of the Foley catheter (FC) as a cervical ripening agent in pregnant women at term with intact membranes, its efficacy has not been well studied in women with premature rupture of membranes (PROM). OBJECTIVE To compare the interval to delivery in women with PROM who underwent induction of labor and cervical(More)
A new technique for hysteroscopic visualisation of the uterine cavity has significantly increased the accuracy of diagnosing intrauterine disorders. Major breakthroughs in this field have been the introduction of the use of continuous flow hysteroscopy. We describe the recent development of the new generation continuous flow hysteroscope and our experience(More)
BACKGROUND Obesity in pregnancy has an impact on both the mother and the fetus. To date, no universal protocol has been established to guide the management of pregnancy in obese woman. In April 2011, the Geisinger Maternal-Fetal Medicine Department implemented an obesity protocol in which women meeting the following criteria were delivered by their(More)