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Abdominal injuries in pregnancy: a 155-month study at two level 1 trauma centers.
INTRODUCTION Trauma in pregnancy is the leading cause of non-obstetrical maternal death and remains a major cause of fetal demise. The objective of this study was to examine the outcomes of pregnantExpand
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Standard dose versus low-dose abdominal and pelvic CT: comparison between filtered back projection versus adaptive iterative dose reduction 3D.
PURPOSE To compare the dose and image quality of a standard dose abdominal and pelvic CT with Filtered Back Projection (FBP) to low-dose CT with Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction 3D (AIDR 3D). Expand
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Advanced Techniques in Musculoskeletal Oncology: Perfusion, Diffusion, and Spectroscopy.
The imaging characterization of musculoskeletal tumors can be challenging, and a significant number of lesions remain indeterminate when conventional imaging protocols are used. In recent years,Expand
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T2 Mapping of the Sacroiliac Joints With 3-T MRI: A Preliminary Study.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess the feasibility of T2 relaxation time measurements of the sacroiliac joints. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The sacroiliac joints of 40 patients wereExpand
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Bone Marrow Edema Syndrome
Bone marrow edema syndrome (BMES) refers to transient clinical conditions and imaging alterations of the weight-bearing joints of the lower limbs. It usually affects middle-aged persons without aExpand
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Dynamic MR imaging of osteoid osteomas: correlation of semiquantitative and quantitative perfusion parameters with patient symptoms and treatment outcome
AbstractObjectiveTo evaluate the relationship between multiple MR perfusion parameters and symptoms of patients with osteoid osteomas after percutaneous laser therapy.MethodsMR perfusion studies ofExpand
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Strategy and optimization of diagnostic imaging in painful hip in adults.
Diagnostic imaging strategy in painful hip depends on many factors, but in all cases, plain X-ray is the first investigation. It may be sufficient to reach diagnosis and determine treatment options.Expand
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Impact of ROI Positioning and Lesion Morphology on Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Analysis for the Differentiation Between Benign and Malignant Nonfatty Soft-Tissue Lesions.
OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to assess the impact of two methods of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) selection on the diagnostic performance of DWI in the characterization of nonfattyExpand
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Synergistic Role of Newer Techniques for Forensic and Postmortem CT Examinations.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this article is to provide an overview of newer techniques and postprocessing tools that improve the potential impact of CT in forensic situations. CONCLUSION CT has become aExpand
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Bone marrow perfusion measured with dynamic contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging is correlated to body mass index in adults.
Bone marrow metabolism is complex and far from being fully understood. Novel aspects, such as the roles of bone marrow adiposity and vascularisation in bone metabolism currently attract attention.Expand
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