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Performance of Helical Computed Tomography in Unselected Outpatients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary embolism is a common and potentially fatal disorder (1). However, the prevalence of pulmonary embolism in suspected cases is only approximately 25% to 35% (2, 3). This figure seems to beExpand
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Thin-section CT detection of emphysema associated with bronchiectasis and correlation with pulmonary function tests.
PURPOSE To evaluate, on thin-section CT scans, the prevalence of emphysema in patients with bronchiectasis and to correlate the results of thin-section CT scans with the results of pulmonary functionExpand
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Percutaneous CT-guided multisampling core needle biopsy of thoracic lesions.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to evaluate the diagnostic yield and the complication rate of percutaneous CT-guided coaxial 18-gauge (1.25-mm diameter) multisampling (five samples) coreExpand
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Non-invasive modalities for predicting lymph node spread in early stage endometrial cancer?
BACKGROUND Lymph node status in EC determines the staging and has important prognostic and therapeutic implications. OBJECTIVES We have examined the diagnostic value of preoperative andExpand
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Pharmacological prevention of serious anaphylactic reactions due to iodinated contrast media: systematic review
Abstract Objective To review the efficacy of pharmacological prevention of serious reactions to iodinated contrast media. Design Systematic review. Data sources Systematic search (multiple databases,Expand
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Anatomic distribution of posterior deeply infiltrating endometriosis on MRI after vaginal and rectal gel opacification.
OBJECTIVE The challenges of imaging posterior deeply infiltrating endometriosis with MRI are to image a small anatomic area encompassing several thin fibromuscular anatomic structures such asExpand
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Pictorial review: rectosigmoid endometriosis on MRI with gel opacification after rectosigmoid colon cleansing.
Posterior deeply infiltrating endometriosis (PDIE) is an invalidating disorder that may involve the rectosigmoid colon. MRI with gel opacification after rectosigmoid colon cleansing improvesExpand
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MR angiography of renal artery stenosis: value of the combination of three-dimensional time-of-flight and three-dimensional phase-contrast MR angiography sequences.
OBJECTIVE It has been reported and also has been our preliminary experience that many false ostial stenoses are attributable to a loss of signal intensity at the origin of the renal arteries whenExpand
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Screening patients for renal artery stenosis: value of three-dimensional time-of-flight MR angiography.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the value of three-dimensional time-of-flight MR angiography in screening patients for the presence of renal artery stenoses. SUBJECTS ANDExpand
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Dynamic contrast-enhanced MR angiography of pulmonary embolism: comparison with pulmonary angiography.
OBJECTIVE Subsecond contrast-enhanced MR angiography, which is not a flow-based technique and does not require cardiac gating or breath-holding, provides multiplanar, rapid, dynamic visualization ofExpand
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