Teresa G Odle

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Managers of interventional radiology departments and medical imaging personnel who work in surgical suites deal with regular technical innovations in their work, but large-scale innovations seldom come along that transform markets and require massive architectural, training, and technological changes. The hybrid interventional/operating suite is one such(More)
The advantages of digital mammography have been reported and debated for decades. In recent years, most U.S. breast imaging centers have added or planned to add a digital mammography unit for screening and diagnosing breast cancer. Adding digital imaging capability or transitioning to all-digital image acquisition introduces changes in practice and workflow(More)
This article offers an overview of Alzheimer disease (AD) and its differential diagnosis from other dementias. After completing it, readers will: Be familiar with the prevalence of AD and other dementias. Summarize the major causes of dementia. Understand the basic pathology of AD. Recognize the common cognitive and noncognitive symptoms of AD. Identify the(More)
Concussions resulting from sports activities have received attention in recent years, and failure to prevent head injury has undergone scrutiny. Although many factors contribute to sports concussion incidence, determining when an athlete can return to play is crucial to minimizing long-term effects of concussion. To date, neuroimaging plays a limited role(More)
The literature on breast cancer inevitably includes age as a risk factor for the disease, and there is considerable controversy regarding the best age for women to start screening mammography. A woman's breast develops and changes over the course of her lifetime, and at various times is more or less susceptible to cancer. Developmental differences also(More)
Thoracolumbar spine trauma typically occurs when high-energy forces damage bony and ligamentous spinal structures and, in severe cases, the spinal cord. These injuries often cause considerable neurological deficits as a result of the damage. Computed tomography (CT) is the imaging method of choice for determining injury severity in most victims of multiple(More)
Breast abnormalities and disease are rare in the young developing breast. Malignancy is even more uncommon. Yet evaluation and management of breast disease in infants, children, and adolescents requires a conservative approach to preserve developing structures and cosmetic appearance. Diagnosing breast disease in young patients can be made more difficult by(More)