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updated Sun October 25, 2009
Group 1 Pitch 1.375:1 Rotation time 0.5 Type Helical Start S0.0 End I200.0 Thick 1.25 Speed 13.75 Rows 16x0.625 Int 1.25 Tilt S0.0 SFOV Large kV 120 mA 120 Message 2 Light Yes Timer Yes ...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Group 1 DFOV 36 A/P A0.0 R/L R0.0 Filter Bone Type Full Vari No D3D No ...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific anatomic region Coronary arteries Application Bypass graft patency Author Elliot K Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU Protocol Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64 KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Chest Application R/O Occupational Disease (asbestosis) Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU Protocol Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64 KV/Effective mAs/Rotation time ...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
  Specific Anatomic Region Chest Application R/O Occupational Lung Disease (asbestosis screening) Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD and Paul Wheeler, MD Reference Source JHU Protocol Scanner Used Siemens Sensat...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
  Specific Anatomic Region Chest Application R/O Occupational Lung Disease (Silicosis/CWP) Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD and Paul Wheeler, MD Reference Source JHU Protocol Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64 ...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific anatomic region Chest Application Hi Res Chest (ILD) Author Elliot K Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU Protocol Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64 KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120/ 125 / 0...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Chest Application High resolution CT (HRCT) Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) 120 / 130 / 0.5 Detector Collima...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Thorax Application Low dose screening study Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) 120 / 100 / 0.75 Detector Collim...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Chest Application NLST- lung cancer screening Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) 120 / 100 / 0.5 Detector Colli...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Thorax Application Pulmonary embolism Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) 120 / 130 / 0.5 Detector Collimation (...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Aorta Application Aneurysm evaluation Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) 120 / 200 / 0.5 Detector Collimation (...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Abdomen Application AbdRoutine (R/O abscess, FUO, etc.) Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) 120 / 200 / 0.5 Dete...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Bladder Application Tumor staging and follow up Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) CONTRAST 120 / 200 / 0.5 ...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Colon Application Virtual colonoscopy Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) SUPINE 120 / 200 / 0.5 PRONE 12...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Gyn- oncology Application Stage or F/U of ovarian cancer Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) ARTERIAL 120 / 2...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Kidney Application Hematuria Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) NONCONTRAST 120 / 200/ 0.5 ARTERIAL 120 / 2...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Kidney Application Suspected renal mass Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) NONCONTRAST 120 / 200/ 0.5 ARTER...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Liver Application R/O liver mass, stage liver mass, evaluate cirrhosis or Hep B/C. Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation t...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Pancreas Application Hx , R/O pancreatic mass, stage pancreatic tumor Author Elliot K. Fishman, MD Reference Source JHU protocol Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Sensation 16 KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) ART...
updated Fri September 23, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols: Head: NeckThorax (Adult) Source: Scanner default Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch NeckThorax (Adult) ...
updated Fri September 23, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols: Head: NeckThorAbd (Adult) Source: Scanner default Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch NeckThorAbd (Adul...
updated Wed September 21, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : 1ROUTINE_CHEST (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1ROUTINE_CHEST...
updated Tue September 20, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols: Chest : 1HI_RES (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1HI_RES (Adult) Topog...
updated Tue September 20, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : 1INSPIR_EXPIR (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1INSPIR_EXPIR ...
updated Tue September 20, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : 13D_AIRWAY (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 13D_AIRWAY (Ad...
updated Tue September 20, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : 1PRONE_SUPINE_LUNG (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1PRONE_SUP...
updated Wed September 21, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : LungLowDose (Adult) Source: Scanner Default Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch LungLowDose ...
updated Wed September 21, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : LungCARE (Adult) Source: Scanner Default Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch LungCARE (Adult) Topo...
updated Tue September 20, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : 1PE_STUDY (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1PE_STUDY (Adul...
updated Tue September 20, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : 1PE_STUDY_TEST_BOLUS (Adult)   Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1PE_STUDY_TEST_BOLUS (...
updated Tue September 20, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : 1PE_STUDY_BOLUS_TRACK (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1PE_STU...
updated Wed September 21, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : ThorAbd (Adult) Source: Scanner Default Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch ThorAbd (Adult...
updated Wed September 21, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : ThoraxRoutine (Adult) Source: Scanner Default Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch ThoraxRoutine (A...
updated Wed September 21, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : ThoraxHR (Adult) Source: Scanner Default Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch ThoraxHR (Adult) Topogr...
updated Wed September 21, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : ThoraxECGSeqHR (Adult) Source: Scanner Default Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch ThoraxECGSeqHR ...
updated Wed September 21, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : ThoraxSeqHR (Adult) Source: Scanner Default Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch ThoraxSeqHR ...
updated Wed September 21, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Chest : ThoraxVol (Adult) Source: Scanner Default Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch ThoraxVol (Adult) To...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Cardiac : 1DS_CORONARY_CTA_SEQ (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1DS_CORONARY_CT...
updated Tue September 20, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Cardiac : 1DS_CORONARY_CTA_SEQ_TB (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1DS_CORONAR...
updated Tue September 20, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Cardiac : DS_TRIPLE_RULEOUT (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch DS_TRIPLE_RULEOUT...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Abdomen: 1ABDOMEN_ROUTINE (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1ABDOMEN_ROUTI...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Abdomen: 1LARGE_ABDOMEN_ROUTINE (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1LARGE_A...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols: Abdomen: Neck/ Chest/ Abdomen/ Pelvis (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch Neck...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols: Abdomen: 1AORTA (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1AORTA (Adult) Topogram &n...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols: Abdomen: 1AORTA_STENT (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1AORTA_STENT (Adult) T...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols: Abdomen: 1DUAL_PHASE_ABD (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1DUAL_PHASE_ABD ...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Abdomen: 1LARGE_ABD_DUALPHASE (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1LARGE_ABD...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Abdomen: 1FOUR_PHASE_ABD (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1FOUR_PHASE_ABD...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Abdomen: 1KIDNEY_DONOR (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1KIDNEY_DONOR (Ad...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Abdomen: 1KIDNEY_MASS_KNOWN (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1KIDNEY_MASS...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Abdomen: 1KIDNEY_MASS_UNKNOWN (Adult) s Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1KIDNEY_MASS_UNKNOWN (Adult) Topo...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Abdomen: 1LOEYS_DIETZ (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1LOEYS_DIETZ (Adul...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols: Abdomen: 1ABDOMEN_BLADDER_DELAY (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1ABDOMEN_BLADD...
updated Mon September 19, 2011
Siemens Definition 64 Slice MDCT Protocols : Abdomen: 1STONE (Adult) Source: JHU Protocol Protocol Range Series Description kV Quality Ref. mAs (Eff.) mAs CAREDose/CAREDose 4D CAREDoseType CTDIvol RotTime Pitch 1STONE (Adult) Topogram &nbs...
updated Sat October 24, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Chest Application Solitary pulmonary nodule evaluation Author Fishman EK Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Plus4 Volume Zoom KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec) 140/100/.5 Detector Collimation...
updated Sat October 24, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Chest Application Stage lung cancer Author Fishman EK Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Plus4 Volume Zoom KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec) 140/100/.5 Detector Collimation (mm) 2.5 Slice Th...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Lung mass Application R/O AVM; evaluate AVM Author Fishman EK Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Plus4 Volume Zoom KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec) 140/100/.5 Detector Collimation (mm) 1 Sl...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Lung Parenchyma Application R/O lung metastases Author Fishman EK Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Plus4 Volume Zoom KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec) 140/120/.5 Detector Collimation (mm) 2...
updated Sat October 24, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Lung Application Lung cancer screening Author Fishman EK Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Plus4 Volume Zoom KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec) 140/40/.5 Detector Collimation (mm) 2.5 Slice ...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Chest Application Stage lymphoma Author Fishman EK Reference Source RadioGraphics 1991; 11(4): 647-669 Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus 4 Injection Rate 2cc/sec Contrast Volume and Type 100cc of Omnipaque 350 Area Sc...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Chest Application Stage lung cancer Author Fishman EK Reference Source personal communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus 4 Injection Rate 2cc/sec Contrast Volume and Type 100-120cc of Omnipaque 350 Area Scanned...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Chest Application Suspected pulmonary embolism Author Fishman EK Reference Source Personal communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus 4 Injection Rate 3 ml/sec Contrast Volume and Type 120ml of Omnipaque 350 Area...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Lung Mass Application R/O AVM; evaluate AVM Author Remy J et al. Reference Source Radiology 1994; 191:657-664 Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus Injection Rate None Contrast Volume and Type None Area Scanned Several cm...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Lung Application Evaluate suspected AVM Author Hoffman R. Reference Source Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 200 Mar-April;23(2):165-170 Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Injection Rate 3cc/sec Contrast Volume and Type 100...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Bronchial Tree or Airway Application Tracheal stenosis Author Fishman EK Reference Source Personal communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Injection Rate N/A Contrast Volume and Type N/A Area Scanned From th...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Lung Parenchyma Application R/O lung metastases Author Fishman EK Reference Source Personal communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Injection Rate 2cc/sec Contrast Volume and Type 100-110cc of Omnipaque 350 ...
updated Tue June 1, 1999
Radiology 1999; 211: 851-858 Purpose: To compare subjective visual grading of pulmonary emphysema with macroscopic morphometry and computed tomographic (CT) densitometry. Materials and Methods: In 62 consecutive patients who underwent thin-section C...
updated Tue June 1, 1999
AJR June 1999; 172: 1627-1631 Objective: The purpose of our study was to assess the clinical usefulness of helical CT findings that are interpreted as negative for pulmonary embolism. Materials and Methods: One hundred twenty-six patients underwent ...
updated Mon September 28, 2009
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors INTRODUCTION Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are mesenchymal tumors which typically arise in association with the muscularis propria of gastrointestinal (GI) tract wall [1]. They are most frequent in the st...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Pulmonary Artery Application Suspected pulmonary embolism Author Fishman EK Reference Source Personal communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus 4 Injection Rate 3 ml/sec Contrast Volume and Type 120ml of Omnipaqu...
updated Mon September 28, 2009
The Current Role of CT in Imaging the Stomach Karen M. Horton , MD and Elliot K. Fishman, MD ABSTRACT Recent advancement in CT scanners and computer technology has renewed interest in utilizing CT for the evaluation of gastric pathology. Multidet...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Pulmonary Artery Application R/O pulmonary embolism Author Fishman, E.K. Reference Source Personal communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus 4 Injection Rate 3ml/sec Contrast Volume and Type 120ml of Omnipaque 35...
updated Mon September 28, 2009
SDCT/MDCT of the Stomach Karen M. Horton, MD and Elliot K. Fishman, MD   INTRODUCTION Although barium studies and endoscopy have classically been considered the diagnostic modalities of choice for the evaluation of gastric pathology, ...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Thoracic Aorta Application R/O dissection Author Tomiak MM et al. Reference Source AJR 1995; 164:1525-1531 Scanner Used GE HiSpeed Advantage Injection Rate 4ml/sec Contrast Volume and Type 120ml of 60% iodinated contra...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Thoracic Aorta Application R/O dissection Author Fishman EK Reference Source Personal communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus4 Injection Rate 3ml/sec Contrast Volume and Type 100-120ml of Omnipaque-350 Area Sc...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Abdomen Application Trauma Author Shuman WP Reference Source Radiology 1997; 205:297-306 Scanner Used Not defined Injection Rate 2-4ml/sec Contrast Volume and Type 130-180ml of a 60-75% reconstruction of non-ionic cont...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
kV 120 Effective mAs * Slice collimation 1.5 mm Slice width 5.0 mm 2nd reconstruction 5.0 mm 3rd reconstruction 5.0 mm Feed / Rotation 24.0 mm     Rotation time 0.5 sec     Kernel B30f B60f B30f Increment 5.0 mm 5.0 mm 5.0...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
kV 80 Effective mAs * Slice collimation 0.75 mm Slice width 0.75 mm 2nd reconstruction 3.0 mm 3rd reconstruction 3.0 mm Feed / Rotation 18.0 mm 18.0 mm   Rotation time 0.5 sec 0.5 sec   Kernel B30f B30f B80f Increment 0.5 mm 3.0 mm ...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
kV 120 Effective mAs * Slice collimation 0.75 mm Slice width 2.0 mm Second reconstruction 2.0 mm Feed / Scan 18.0 mm   Rotation time 0.5 sec   Kernel B80f B30f Increment 5 mm 5 mm Image Order cr-ca Comment: * The mAs should be...
updated Mon September 28, 2009
One of the areas of greatest innovation these days in Radiology is in the coupling of PET scanning and CT scanning into a hybrid system that allows both studies to be done together in what is now known as a PET/CT scanner. These systems in addition ...
updated Mon September 28, 2009
Combined PET/CT Scan in Patients with Colorectal Carcinoma: Is the "CT" Portion Necessary? Ihab R. Kamel, MD, PhD; Edward Neyman, MD; Christian Cohade, MD; Richard L. Wahl, MD; Elliot K. Fishman, MD Introduction Imaging plays an important role in ...
updated Mon September 28, 2009
Use of Combined PET-CT Imaging in Evaluation of the Solitary Pulmonary Nodule: Benefits, Pitfalls, and Diagnostic Algorithm Single pulmonary nodule (SPN) is defined as a focal, round or oval area of increased opacity in the lung that measures les...
updated Mon September 28, 2009
PET/CT Evaluation of Esophageal Cancer: Detection, Staging of Disease, and Monitoring of Response to Therapy Harpreet K. Pannu MD, Pavni Patel MD, Elliot K. Fishman MD, Richard L. Wahl MD Introduction Staging of esophageal cancer requires accurat...
updated Mon September 28, 2009
PET/CT Imaging of Pelvic Pathology: Spectrum of Disease and Pitfalls in Diagnosis Naveen Subhas MD, Harpreet K. Pannu MD, Pavni Patel MD, Elliot K. Fishman MD, Richard L. Wahl MD Introduction 18F-FDG PET is routinely used in the evalua...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxChest below 15 kg Range Chest < 15 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 20 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxChest 15-24 kg Range Chest 15-24 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 20 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice Mode...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxChest 25-34 kg Range Chest 25-34 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 20 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice Mode...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxChest 35-44 kg Range Chest 35-44 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 50 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice Mode...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxChest 45-54 kg Range Chest 45-54 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 65 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice Mode...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxChest above 55 kg Range Chest > 55 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 90 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxPE Protocol all ages Range PE Prot < 25 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 20 Scan Time / Rot. Time 26 / 0.5 S...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxC-A-P below 15 kg Range Abd < 15 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 20 Scan Time / Rot. Time 21.3 / 0.5 Slice ...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxC-A-P 15-24 kg Range Abd 15-24 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 50 Scan Time / Rot. Time 21.3 / 0.5 Slice Mode ...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxC-A-P 25-34 kg Range Abd 25-34 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 50 Scan Time / Rot. Time 21.3 / 0.5 Slice Mode ...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxC-A-P 35-44 kg Range Chest 35-44 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 50 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice Mode...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxC-A-P 45-54 kg Range Abd 45-54 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 100 Scan Time / Rot. Time 21.3 / 0.5 Slice Mode...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxC-A-P above 55 kg Range Abd > 55 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 140 Scan Time / Rot. Time 21.3 / 0.5 Slice...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric ThoraxThorax Seq HR Range HR < 35 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Sequence kV / mAs 120 / 30 Scan Time / Rot. Time 0.75 / 0.75 Slice Mo...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric NeckN-C below 15 kg Range Chest < 15 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 20 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice Mode / Slice / ...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric NeckN-C 15-24 kg Range Chest 15-24 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 20 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice Mode / S...
updated Wed November 4, 2009
Pediatric NeckN-C 25-34 kg Range Chest 25-34 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 35 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice Mode / S...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric NeckN-C 25-34 kg Range Chest 25-34 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 35 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice Mode / S...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric NeckN-C 35-44 kg Range Chest 35-44 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 50 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice Mode / S...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric NeckN-C 45-54 kg Range Chest 45-54 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 65 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice Mode / S...
updated Fri November 6, 2009
Pediatric NeckN-C above 55 kg Range Chest > 55 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 90 Scan Time / Rot. Time 8.8 / 0.5 Slice Mod...
updated Wed November 4, 2009
Pediatric AbdomenBelow 15 kg Range Abd < 15 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 20 Scan Time / Rot. Time 21.3 / 0.5 Slice Mode ...
updated Wed November 4, 2009
Pediatric Abdomen15-24 kg Range Abd 15-24 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 30 Scan Time / Rot. Time 21.3 / 0.5 Slice Mode / Sli...
updated Wed November 4, 2009
Pediatric Abdomen25-34 kg Range Abd 25-34 Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 50 Scan Time / Rot. Time 21.3 / 0.5 Slice Mode / Slice ...
updated Wed November 4, 2009
Pediatric Abdomen35-44 kg Range Abd 35-44 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 80 Scan Time / Rot. Time 21.3 / 0.5 Slice Mode / Sli...
updated Wed November 4, 2009
Pediatric Abdomen45-54 kg Range Abd 45-54 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 100 Scan Time / Rot. Time 21.3 / 0.5 Slice Mode / Sl...
updated Wed November 4, 2009
Pediatric AbdomenAbd above 55 kg Range Abd above 55 kg Author Siemens Medical Systems Reference Source Personal Communication Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom Mode Spiral kV / mAs 120 / 140 Scan Time / Rot. Time 21.3 / 0.5 Slice...
updated Sun October 25, 2009
Specific Anatomic Region Pulmonary Artery Application R/O pulmonary embolism Author Remy-Jardin M et al. Reference Source Radiology 1992; 185:381-387 and Radiology 1996; 200:699-706 Scanner Used Siemens Somatom Plus Injection Rate 7ml/sec Cont...
updated Tue August 10, 2010
kVp 120 Effective mass CareDose ref mAs: 120 Time (rotation) 0.28 Collimation 128 x 0.6mm Slice thickness 3mm x 3mm ST 3mm x 3mm Lung .75mm x .5mm ST Kernel I 40 (IRIS) Average acquisition time (sec) 1 sec Comments: X-Care is activated to re...
updated Tue August 10, 2010
kVp 100 Effective mass CareDose ref mAs: 100 Time (rotation) 0.28 sec Collimation 128 x 0.6mm Slice thickness 3mm x 3mm ST .75mm x .5mm ST 3mm x 3mm Lung Kernel I 40 IRIS Average acquisition time (sec) 1.1 sec Comments: IRIS reconstruction us...
updated Tue August 10, 2010
kVp 120 Effective mass CareDose ref mAs: 120 Time (rotation) 0.5 Collimation 128 x 0.6mm Slice thickness 3mm x 3mm ST 3mm x 3mm Lung .75mm x .5mm ST Kernel I 40 Average acquisition time (sec) 4 sec Comments: IRIS reconstruction are performed....
updated Tue August 10, 2010
kVp 120 kVp Effective mass CareDose 150 mAs reference Time (rotation) 0.5 sec Collimation 1.2mm x 32 detector row Slice thickness 5mm x 5mm Soft Tissue 1.5mm x 1mm Soft Tissue 3mm x 3mm Lung Kernel I 40 IRIS kernel Average acquisition time (s...
updated Tue June 7, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of liver through iliac artery b...
updated Tue June 7, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A   N/A  N/A  N/A Arterial Phase   N/A  N/A   N/A   N/A Venous Phase  Yes  60sec  inspiration...
updated Tue May 3, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase  Yes Bolus triggered   inspiration  scan range to...
updated Tue June 7, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase  Yes bolus triggering  inspiration  scan range to...
updated Tue June 7, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes  N/A  inspiration scan renge to include kidneys only Arterial Phase   Yes bolus triggered  inspiration scan renge to inclu...
updated Tue May 3, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes bolus triggered  inspiration scan range from diaphragm throug...
updated Tue June 7, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes bolus triggered  inspiration scan range from diaphragm throug...
updated Tue May 3, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes bolus trigger  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only...
updated Tue June 7, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes bolus trigger  inspiration scan range to include diaphragm to...
updated Tue June 7, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes bolus triggered  inspiration scan range to include diaphragm ...
updated Tue June 7, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include both kidneys through bladder Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed...
updated Tue June 7, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes   N/A  inspiration carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase  Yes test bolus   inspiration carina through the ap...
updated Thu June 9, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration Lung apices through the disphragm to include adrenal glands Arterial Phase  N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N...
updated Thu June 9, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus Triggered  inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include adrenal glands Venous Phase N/A...
updated Thu June 9, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A inspiration Lung apices through the disphragm to include adrenal glands Arterial Phase No N/A  N/A N/A Venous Phase No N/A N/A N/A ...
updated Thu June 9, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A Arterial Phase  N/A N/A  N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 40 sec inspiration Lung apices through the disphrag...
updated Thu June 9, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes  N/A  inspiration  Nasopharynx through midchest Arterial Phase  N/A N/A  N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delay...
updated Thu June 9, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A N/A  N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered   inspiration lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adrenal glands Venou...
updated Thu June 9, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A N/A  N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered   inspiration lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adrenal glands Venou...
updated Thu June 9, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A N/A  N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A  N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 50 sec inspiration lung apices through the diaphragm to include the a...
updated Thu June 9, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes   N/A  inspiration lung apices through the bases to include the diaphragm Arterial Phase  N/A N/A   N/A N/A Venous Phase ...
updated Thu June 9, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A N/A   N/A N/A Venous Phase  Yes  Petient dependent Inspiration Abdomen to include the spe...
updated Thu December 8, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through the pubic symphasis Delaye...
updated Mon June 1, 2009
Radiographics 2009; 29:825-837 Yoon Kyung Kim, MD , Yookyung Kim, MD , Sung Shine Shim, MD Patients with chronic liver disease exhibit various cardiovascular and pulmonary complications. Hepatopulmonary syndrome results in dyspnea due to intrapulmon...
updated Thu December 8, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes   N/A  inspiration carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase  N/...
updated Thu December 8, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include adrenal glands Arterial Phase No N/A  N/A N/A Venous ...
updated Fri December 9, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of li...
updated Thu December 8, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of li...
updated Mon June 1, 2009
Radiology: Volume 251: Number 3—June 2009 Alfonso Marchiano, MD ElisaCalabro, MD, PhD Enrico Civelli, MD Giuseppe Di Tolla, MD Laura Francesca Frigerio, MD Carlo Morosi.MD Francesco Tafaro, MD Elena Ferri, MD Nicola Sverzellati, MD Tiziana Cam...
updated Thu December 8, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A   N/A  N/A  N/A Arterial Phase   N/A  N/A   N/A   N/A Venous Pha...
updated Thu December 8, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of li...
updated Thu December 8, 11
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updated Mon June 1, 2009
AJR:192, June 2009 Cristiano Rampinelli. Elvio De Fiori. Sara Raimondi. Giulia Veronesi. Massimo Bellomi OBJECTIVE. The objectives of our study were to evaluate the in vivo reproducibility of automated volume calculations of small lung nodules with ...
updated Tue December 13, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A  N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes Bolus Tracking  Inspiration Apex of the lungs through the ...
updated Tue December 13, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes   N/A  inspiration carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase  N...
updated Tue December 13, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes   N/A  inspiration carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase  N...
updated Tue December 13, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes   N/A  inspiration carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase  Y...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes   N/A  inspiration carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase  Y...
updated Wed December 14, 2011
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes   N/A  inspiration carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase  Y...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes  N/A  inspiration  Nasopharynx through the diaphragm Arterial Phase  N/A N...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus Triggered  inspiration Lung apices through the...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include both adrenal glands Arterial Phase No N/A  N/A N/A Venous Phase No N/A ...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include both adrenal glands Arterial Phase No N/A  N/A N/A Venous Phase No N/A ...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include adrenal glands Arterial...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A   N/A  N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered   inspiration   lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adr...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A N/A  N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered   inspiration lu...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast No N/A  N/A N/A Arterial Phase No N/A  N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes  40 ...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast No N/A  N/A N/A Arterial Phase No N/A  N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes  40 ...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A N/A  N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered   inspiration lu...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A  N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes Bolus Tracking  Inspiration Apex of the lungs ...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase   Yes &n...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration ...
updated Tue September 1, 2009
AJR:193, September 2009 Lee, Kritsaneepaiboon, Zurakowski, Arellano, Strauss, Boiselle OBJECTIVE. A potential advantage of pulmonary CT angiography (CTA) is its ability to show alternative diagnoses in patients without evidence of pulmonary embolism...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration ...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration ...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A  N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A  N/A  N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec In...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration ...
updated Wed December 14, 11
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration ...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Sc...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Sc...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase Yes Test bolus Inspiration Carina through the apex of the heart Venous Phase N/...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase Yes Test bolus Inspiration Carina through the apex of the heart Venous Phase N/...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase Yes Test bolus Inspiration Carina through the apex of the heart Venous Phase N/...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Nasopharynx through the diaphragm Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Scan ...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adrenal glands Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include both adrenal glands Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delay...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adrenal glands Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delaye...
updated Tue September 1, 2009
AJR:193, September 2009 DaeWookYeh, Kyung Soo Lee, Joungho Han, ChinAYi, Ho Yun Lee, Myung Jin Chung, Tae Sung Kim OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to correlate MRI findings of mediastinal nodes with PET/CT and pathology in non-small cell l...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adrenal glands Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 40-60 sec Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adrenal glands ...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 40-60 sec Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adrenal glands ...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adrenal glands Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Delayed Ph...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through iliac artery bifurcation Venous Phase Yes 60 se...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspira...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Delayed Ph...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspira...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspira...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspira...
updated Sat October 31, 2009
This feature details the normal anatomy and pathology of the lungs interactively through the use of diagrams, medical illustrations, video, and CT images.
updated Sat October 31, 2009
HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey ReferencesEarly Lung Cancer ScreeningMDCT & 3D Volume Rendering: Adult AirwayPulmonary EmbolismVirtual BronchoscopyLung Anatomy Syllabus: MDCT Row CT and 3D Volume Rendering For Adult Airway Imaging Leo P. Lawler, MD, F...
updated Sat October 31, 2009
HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey ReferencesEarly Lung Cancer ScreeningMDCT & 3D Volume Rendering: Adult AirwayPulmonary EmbolismVirtual BronchoscopyLung Anatomy Syllabus: Early Lung Cancer Screening One of the hottest topics in both Radiology as well a...
updated Sat October 31, 2009
HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey ReferencesEarly Lung Cancer ScreeningMDCT & 3D Volume Rendering: Adult AirwayPulmonary EmbolismVirtual BronchoscopyLung Anatomy Syllabus: Pulmonary Embolism Evaluation Pulmonary embolism accounts for 10% of all hospita...
updated Sat October 31, 2009
HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey ReferencesEarly Lung Cancer ScreeningMDCT & 3D Volume Rendering: Adult AirwayPulmonary EmbolismVirtual BronchoscopyLung Anatomy Syllabus: Virtual Bronchoscopy Although one of the touted virtues of virtual bronchoscopy w...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys only Venous Phase N...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Scan range to include diaphragm through pubic symp...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Scan range to include diaphragm through pubic symp...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys only Venous Phase N...
updated Sat October 31, 2009
A core requirement of CT scanning is a fundemental knowledge of normal anatomy. As CT expands into new areas including peripheral angiography and coronary artery imaging we are studying areas whose anatomy is at times a challenge. As a service to ou...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Scan range to include diaphragm through iliac cres...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Scan range to include diaphragm through iliac cres...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Scan range to include diaphragm through pubic symphysis Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspirat...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Scan range to include diaphragm through pubic symp...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Scan range to include both kidneys through bladder Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed Phase N/A N...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through iliac artery bifurcation Venous Phase Yes 60 se...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey ReferencesLung Anatomy Syllabus Multidetector Row Computed Tomography and 3D Volume Rendering For Adult Airway Imaging Early Lung Cancer Screening Pulmonary Embolism Evaluation Virtual Bronchoscopy ...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
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HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey References3D Mapping Pulmonary EmbolismBronchoalveolar Cell CarcinomaPulmonary Emboli & Pulmonary infarctsSarcoidosisPulmonary VascularitySarcoidosis The study demonstrates air space nodules as well as hilar adenopathy....
updated Sun November 1, 2009
Normal Lung Vasculature The study demonstrates air space nodules as well as hilar adenopathy. Normal pulmonary vasculature shown in MIP and VRT mode. Note the extensive cartilage calcification. ...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey References3D Mapping Pulmonary EmbolismBronchoalveolar Cell CarcinomaPulmonary Emboli & Pulmonary infarctsSarcoidosisPulmonary VascularityPulmonary Emboli & Pulmonary infarcts 3D mapping and multiple planes and orie...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey References3D Mapping Pulmonary EmbolismBronchoalveolar Cell CarcinomaPulmonary Emboli & Pulmonary infarctsSarcoidosisPulmonary Vascularity3D Mapping Pulmonary Embolism 3D mapping as well as multiplanar reconstruction of...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey References3D Mapping Pulmonary EmbolismBronchoalveolar Cell CarcinomaPulmonary Emboli & Pulmonary infarctsSarcoidosisPulmonary VascularityPulmonary Vascularity Detailed mapping of pulmonary vascularity. Note the incredi...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey References3D Mapping Pulmonary EmbolismBronchoalveolar Cell CarcinomaPulmonary Emboli & Pulmonary infarctsSarcoidosisPulmonary VascularityBronchoalveolar Cell Carcinoma 3D mapping demonstrates nicely the fissures of the...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey ReferencesBothRight LungLeft LungLung: Right Lung Segmental Anatomy Click on the horizontal lines below to see CT correlation of the 10 bronchopulmonary segments of the lung. Tertiary bronchi of the lungs supply each segmen...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey ReferencesBothRight LungLeft LungLung Anatomy: Left Lung Segmental Anatomy Click on the horizontal lines below to see CT correlation of the 10 bronchopulmonary segments of the lung. Tertiary bronchi of the lungs supply each...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Scan range to include diaphragm through bladder V...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
HomeSyllabusAtlasVideosKey ReferencesBothRight LungLeft LungLung Anatomy: Segmental Anatomy Click on the horizontal lines below to see CT correlation of the 10 bronchopulmonary segments of the lung. Tertiary bronchi of the lungs supply each bronchopu...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Delayed Ph...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Delayed Ph...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Delayed Ph...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through iliac artery bifurcation Venous Phase Yes 60 se...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adrenal glands Del...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Delayed Ph...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
HomeSyllabusBibliographyPearlsProtocolsTeaching FilesAdrenal System One of the initial applications of CT scanning back in the late 1970's and early 1980's was the evaluation of suspected adrenal pathology. CT became the first imaging study that coul...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Delayed Ph...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
HomeSyllabusBibliographyPearlsProtocolsTeaching FilesMDCT of the Adrenal: 2003-2004 Elliot K. Fishman, M.D. The evaluation of the adrenal gland has been one of the classic applications in CT for the past 25 years. Specifically, CT has been shown to b...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Delayed Ph...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Delayed Ph...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Scan range to include diaphragm through pubic symp...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Scan range to include diaphragm through bladder V...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
HomeSyllabusBibliographyPearlsProtocolsTeaching FilesAdenomaCarcinomaHyperplasiaMyelolipomaAdrenal CarcinomaFacts0.05 %-0.2% of all cancers2 new cases per 1 million populationbimodal distribution with peak below age 5 and a second peak in 4-5th decad...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include the liver through iliac crest Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspiration Abd...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through iliac artery bifurcation Venous Phase Yes 60 se...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through iliac artery bifurcation Venous Phase Yes 60 se...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes Patient dependent Inspiration Abdomen to include the specific region of interest Delay...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
Effective and Efficient Delivery of 3D Visualization in the Clinical Environment (10-2002. 9/16) Elliot K. Fishman, M.D. Professor of Radiology and Oncology Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Three-dimensional imaging (3D) of CT dataset...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include both adrenal glands Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
The Acute Abdomen: Targeted Evaluation with Helical CT Bruce A. Urban, M.D. and Elliot K. Fishman, M.D. Introduction An acute abdomen is defined as any clinical condition characterized by severe abdominal pain which develops over a period of hours....
updated Tue November 3, 2009
General: Multidetector CT Scanning (MDCT): A Primer of Practical Decision Making Elliot K. Fishman, M.D. Also see our lectures CT Technology, Principles, & Techniques with an Emphasis on Multidetector CT in our CT Lectures Series section. Multide...
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Multidetector Row Computed Tomography and 3D Volume Rendering For Adult Airway Imaging. Leo P. Lawler, MD, FRCR, Frank S. Corl, MS, Elliot K. Fishman MD,FACR. INTRODUCTION The new high quality volume data sets that can be rapidly acquired with curren...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
CT of the PericardiumIntroduction: Although often not considered the primary imaging modality for evaluation of the heart, when it comes to the pericardium computed tomography compliments and in many cases surpasses echocardiograms and magnetic r...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
Technical AspectsOverview Multidetector CT (MDCT) is far more than an upgrade of single detector CT (SDCT), and in many instances provides technology and capabilities that were never even considered possible a few short years ago. In this review, we ...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
Chest: Exam Technique and Protocols MDCT requires a careful analysis and modification of many of our single detector CT protocols. The specific protocols used including mAs, kVp etc. are contained in the protocol section but several basic principles ...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
Chest: Imaging of the Bony Thorax Volume data acquisition with MDCT provides an important tool for evaluation of the bony thorax. Whether the process relates to congenital or acquired thoracic deformities, infection, trauma or neoplastic disease mult...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
Chest: Virtual Bronchoscopy Although one of the touted virtues of virtual bronchoscopy was to provide the bronchoscopist with a way of "procedural rehearsal" this has been more of a potential application than a primary imaging study. Several articles...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
Chest: Oncologic Imaging One of the classic applications of CT has always been in the detection and staging of thoracic malignancies. Prior studies with single detector CT demonstrated that careful attention to technique with doubling of the frequenc...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
Chest: Early Lung Cancer Screening One of the hottest topics in both Radiology as well as Oncology and Epidemiology revolves around the potential role of CT in screening high-risk patients (smokers) for lung cancer. With an estimated 160,000 deaths i...
updated Tue March 8, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration To include the entire aortic vasculature Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed Phase N/A...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
Chest: Pulmonary Embolism Evaluation Pulmonary embolism accounts for 10% of all hospital deaths and is a contributing factor in another 10%. Over 500,000 patients experience a pulmonary embolism each year and over 50,000 will die from pulmonary embol...
updated Tue March 8, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Lung apices through the entire aortic vasculature Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed ...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
Chest: Aortic Aneurysm/Dissection Evaluation Also see our lecture: CT Angiography with Multidetector CT in our CT Lecture Series section. The role of CT in the evaluation of known or suspected aneurysm has become one of the major applications of CT a...
updated Tue March 8, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Lung apices through the entire aortic vasculature Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed ...
updated Tue March 8, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Aortic stent only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration To include the entire aortic vasculature Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A ...
updated Tue March 8, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Aortic stent only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration To include the entire aortic vasculature Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A ...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
MDCT References General | Chest | Kidney MDCT: General ReferencesHu H. Multi-slice helical CT: scan and reconstruction. Med Phys 1999; 26:5-18. Liang Y, Kruger RA. Dual-slice Spiral versus Single-slice Spiral Scanning: Comparison of the Physical Perf...
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Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Top of the head through the entire aortic vasculature Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Dela...
updated Tue March 8, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 70-100 sec Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Delaye...
updated Tue November 3, 2009
Videos Case 1: Plagiocephaly:  This is a 3 Dimensional imaging of a child with plagiocephaly. Note how we use the volume acquisitions with volume rendering to show soft tissue as well as bone. We prefer volume rendering for looking ...
updated Tue March 8, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through the pubic symphysis Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/...
updated Fri April 13, 2012
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes  N/A  inspiration  Nasopharynx through the diaphragm Arterial Phase  N/A N/A  ...
updated Wed November 11, 2009
AJR:193, November 2009 Erin Angel, Nazanin Yaghmai, Cecilia Matilda Jude, John J.DeMarco, Christopher H. Cagnon, Jonathan G. Goldin, Cynthia H. McCollough, Andrew N. Primak, Dianna D. Cody, Donna M. Stevens, Michael F. McNitt-Gray OBJECTIVE. The aim...
updated Fri April 13, 2012
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include both adrenal glands Arterial Phase No N/A  N/A N/A Venous Phase No N/A N/A...
updated Fri April 13, 2012
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include adrenal glands Arterial Phase  N/A N/A N/A N/A ...
updated Fri April 13, 2012
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A N/A  N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered   inspiration lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adrenal glands Veno...
updated Fri April 13, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast No N/A  N/A N/A Arterial Phase No N/A  N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes  40 sec inspiration Lung apices through the...
updated Mon February 9, 2015
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast No N/A  N/A N/A Arterial Phase No N/A  N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes  40 sec inspiration Lung apices through the...
updated Fri April 13, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase   Yes  60 sec  inspirati...
updated Fri April 13, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of liver...
updated Mon April 16, 2012
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of liver...
updated Mon April 16, 2012
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of liver...
updated Mon April 16, 2012
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of liver...
updated Mon April 16, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of liver...
updated Mon April 16, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of liver...
updated Wed November 11, 2009
AJR:193, November 2009 Seth Kligerman, Subba Digumarthy Positron emission tomography (PET) is a unique imaging technique that provide* details of functional processes in the body. PET has many applications but is most widely used in thoracic oncolog...
updated Mon April 16, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes bolus trigger  inspiration scan range...
updated Mon April 16, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes bolus triggered  inspiration scan ran...
updated Mon April 16, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes bolus trigger  inspiration scan range...
updated Mon April 16, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase  Yes bolus triggering  inspirati...
updated Mon April 16, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A  N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes bolus triggered  inspiration scan range to the kidneys  through the femoral heads Ve...
updated Mon April 16, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase   Yes bolus triggered  inspirat...
updated Tue April 17, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase  Yes Bolus triggered   inspirat...
updated Tue April 17, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include both kidneys through bladder Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase ...
updated Tue April 17, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes bolus triggered  inspiration scan ran...
updated Tue April 17, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of liver through iliac...
updated Wed April 18, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes bolus triggered  inspiration scan ran...
updated Wed April 18, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase   Yes  60 sec  inspirati...
updated Wed April 18, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase   Yes  60 sec  inspirati...
updated Wed April 18, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase   Yes  60 sec  inspirati...
updated Wed April 18, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of liver...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase   Yes  60 sec  inspirati...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase   Yes  60 sec  inspirati...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase   Yes  60 sec  inspirati...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase   Yes  60 sec  inspirati...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase   Yes  60 sec  inspirati...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes bolus triggered  inspiration scan ran...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  inspiration scan range to include kidneys only Arterial Phase Yes bolus triggered  inspiration scan ran...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A   N/A  N/A  N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  Bolus Trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of liver...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of liver...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A N/A   N/A N/A Venous Phase  Yes  Patient dependent Inspiratio...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  Yes   N/A  inspiration lung apices through the bases to include the diaphragm Arterial Phase  N/A N/A   ...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A  N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes Bolus Triggered  inspiration The apices of the lung through the entire aortic vascula...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes  N/A  Inspiration Aortic stent only Arterial Phase Yes Bolus Triggered  Inspiration To include the entire aortic vasculatu...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase  Yes  40 sec  inspiration...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A  N/A  N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes Bolus Triggered  inspiration The top of the head through the entire aortic vasculatur...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A   N/A  N/A  N/A Arterial Phase   N/A  N/A   N/A   N/A Venous Phase  Yes  90 sec &nb...
updated Thu April 19, 12
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast  N/A  N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase  Yes  bolus trigger  inspiration  Abdomen to include dome of liver...
updated Wed March 27, 2013
History: Pneumonia, pulmonary nodule, effusion, etc. Surview: Sternal notch to mid kidneys.   Breathing Instructions Expiration   Notes: Use 100 KVP if BMI is <30 DOSE MODULATION: Z-DOM DOSE RIGHT-ACS, ADAPTIVE FILTER   Parame...
updated Wed March 27, 2013
History: Airways disease. Check with radiologist to see if HI-res is necessary. Surview: Sternal notch to mid kidneys   Scan: Two scans: apices to diaphragm. Scan #1: BREATHING INSTRUCTIONS: Inspiration Scan #2 : BREATHING INSTRUCTIONS: Exp...
updated Wed March 27, 2013
History: SOB, hypoxia, low O2 sats, respiratory distress, etc. Surview: Apices to mid-renal IV Contrast: 85 mL / Omnipaque 350 Test bolus injection 20mL @ 5mL/sec - followed by 50mL saline @ 5mL/sec - adding 5 seconds to the time of the test bolu...
updated Mon September 16, 13
EP No: 108 Scanogram - AP Scanogram Above shoulders to below liver Scan mode Scanogram(AP) Start time(s) 0 Wait time(s) 0 kV 120 mA 50 Range(mm) 500 Direction OUT Display filter Sharp (FL03) Scano angle ° 0 CE OFF   Scanogram - L...
updated Mon September 16, 13
EP No: 336 Scanogram - AP Scanogram Above shoulders to below ischium Scan mode Scanogram(AP) Start time(s) 0 Wait time(s) 0 kV 120 mA 50 Range(mm) 1000 Direction OUT Display filter Sharp (FL03) Scano angle ° 0 CE OFF   Scanogram ...
updated Mon September 16, 13
EP No: 106 Scanogram - Lateral Scanogram Below base of skull to vertex Scan mode Scanogram(AP) Start time(s) 0 Wait time(s) 0 kV 120 mA 50 Range(mm) 500 Direction OUT Display filter Sharp (FL03) Scano angle ° 0 CE OFF   Scanogram...
updated Mon September 16, 13
EP No: 96 Scanogram - AP Scanogram Above shoulders to below liver Scan mode Scanogram(AP) Start time(s) 0 Wait time(s) 0 kV 120 mA 50 Range(mm) 500 Direction OUT Display filter Sharp (FL03) Scano angle ° 0 CE OFF   Scanogram - La...
updated Mon September 16, 13
EP No: 97 Scanogram - AP Scanogram Above shoulders to below liver Scan mode Scanogram(AP) Start time(s) 0 Wait time(s) 0 kV 120 mA 50 Range(mm) 500 Direction OUT Display filter Sharp (FL03) Scano angle ° 0 CE OFF   Scanogram - La...
updated Mon September 16, 13
EP No: 98 Scanogram - AP Scanogram Above shoulders to below liver Scan mode Scanogram(AP) Start time(s) 0 Wait time(s) 0 kV 120 mA 50 Range(mm) 500 Direction OUT Display filter Sharp (FL03) Scano angle ° 0 CE OFF   Scanogram - La...
updated Mon September 16, 13
EP No: 99 Scanogram - AP Scanogram Above shoulders to below liver Scan mode Scanogram(AP) Start time(s) 0 Wait time(s) 0 kV 120 mA 50 Range(mm) 500 Direction OUT Display filter Sharp (FL03) Scano angle ° 0 CE OFF   Scanogram - La...
updated Mon September 16, 13
EP No: 101 Scanogram - AP Scanogram Above shoulders to below liver Scan mode Scanogram(AP) Start time(s) 0 Wait time(s) 0 kV 120 mA 50 Range(mm) 500 Direction OUT Display filter Sharp (FL03) Scano angle ° 0 CE OFF   Scanogram - L...
updated Wed September 18, 2013
EP No: 100 Scanogram - AP Scanogram Above shoulders to below liver Scan mode Scanogram(AP) Start time(s) 0 Wait time(s) 0 kV 120 mA 50 Range(mm) 500 Direction OUT Display filter Sharp (FL03) Scano angle ° 0 CE OFF   Scanogram - L...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Diaphragm through entire liver Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Scan C...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Scan range to include kidneys through the pubic symphysis Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspir...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through pubic symphysis Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspira...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adrenal glands Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include the adrenal glands Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Apex of the lungs through the diaphragm Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed Phase N/A ...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Apex of the lungs through the diaphragm Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed Phase N/A ...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Apex of the lungs through the diaphragm Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed Phase N/A ...
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Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Apex of the lungs through the diaphragm Venous ...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Carina through the apex of the heart Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Apex of the lungs through the diaphragm Venous ...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include both adrenal glands Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus Triggered Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include both adrenal glands Venous Phase N...
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Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes Patient dependent Inspiration Abdomen to include the specific region of intere...
updated Tue March 8, 2016
Coronary CTA Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Carina through the apex of the heart Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed P...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include the specific area of interest Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A ...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include both adrenal glands Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include both adrenal glands Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Lung apices through bottom of mandible Arterial Phase Yes 25 sec. Inspiration Carina through occlusal plane Venous Phase N/A N/A N/...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes 30 sec Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through iliac artery bifurcation Venous Phase Yes 70 sec Inspira...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast N/A N/A N/A N/A Arterial Phase Yes Bolus triggered Inspiration Abdomen to include dome of liver through iliac artery bifurcation Venous Phase Yes 60 se...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Adrenal glands to include entire kidney Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase Yes 60 sec Inspiration Diaphragm through iliac ...
updated Mon March 7, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Limited to region of interest Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Scan Comm...
updated Thu March 3, 2016
Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Expiration Entire colon Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delayed Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Scan Comments: Images are ...
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Acquisition Phase Phase Included Scan Delay Respiration Phase Anatomical Coverage Non Contrast Yes N/A Inspiration Lung apices through the diaphragm to include both adrenal glands Arterial Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Venous Phase N/A N/A N/A N/A Delay...
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updated Mon March 22, 2010
Syllabus: Coronary Artery Calcifications in Women: CT Scoring By Leo P. Lawler, MD, FRCR Introduction Coronary artery disease remains one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity for women in the western world. In recent decades there has bee...
updated Tue March 23, 2010
Syllabus: CT of the PericardiumIntroduction: Although often not considered the primary imaging modality for evaluation of the heart, when it comes to the pericardium computed tomography compliments and in many cases surpasses echocardiograms and magn...
updated Tue March 23, 2010
Syllabus: The Pericardium-A Computed Tomography Perspective Leo P. Lawler, M.D Frank M. Corl, MS Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR Although often not considered the primary imaging modality for evaluation of the heart, when it comes to the pericardium c...
updated Wed March 24, 2010
Introduction Do we always use IV and oral contrast in “every” patient? For select applications we may use oral contrast only, IV contrast only or no contrast at all. Two examples where no contrast is used is for high resolution chest C...
updated Wed March 24, 2010
Oral Contrast What are the advantages of oral LOCM (Omnipaque)? Advantages are: Poorly absorbed from the normal GI tractRapidly absorbed from the peritoneumRapidly dissipated from the lungs if aspiratedWell-accepted by patients due to neutral tast...
updated Thu April 1, 2010
Acad Radiol 2010; 17:107-115 Volumetric CT in Lung Cancer:An Example for the Qualification of Imaging as a Biomarker Andrew J. Buckler, MS, P. David Mozley, MD, Lawrence Schwartz, MD, Nicholas Petrick, PhD, Michael McNitt-Gray, PhD, DABR, Charles Fe...
updated Thu April 1, 2010
Acad Radiol 2010; 17:39-47 Comparison of 2D and 3D Views for Evaluation of Flat Lesions in CT Colonography Antonella Lostumbo, MD, Christian Wanamaker, MD, PhD, Joy Tsai, MD, Kenji Suzuki, PhD, Abraham H. Dachman, MD Rationale and Objectives: Flat l...
updated Thu April 1, 2010
Acad Radiol 2010; 17:323-332 Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Lung Nodules on CT Scans: ROC Study of Its Effect on Radiologists' Performance Ted Way, PhD, Heang-Ping Chan, PhD, Lubomir Hadjiiski, PhD, Berkman Sahiner, PhD, Aamer Chughtai, MD, Thomas K. S...
updated Thu April 1, 2010
Radiology: Volume 255: Number 1—April 2010 Colorectal and Extracolonic Cancers Detected at Screening CT Colonography in 10286 Asymptomatic Adults Perry J. Pickhardt, MD David H. Kim, MD Ryan J. Meiners, MD Kimberly S. Wyatt, MD Meghan E. Hans...
updated Thu April 1, 2010
Radiology: Volume 255: Number 1—April 2010 Compliance with Fleischner Society Guidelines for Management of Small Lung Nodules: A Survey of 834 Radiologists Ronald L. Eisenberg, MD Alexander A. Bankier, MD Philip M.Boiselle,MD Purpose: To deter...
updated Thu April 1, 2010
Radiology: Volume 255: Number 1- April 2010 Pulmonary Ground-Glass Nodules: Increase in Mass as an Early Indicator of Growth Bartjan de Hoop, MD Hester Gietema, MD, PhD Saskia van de Vorst, MSc Keelin Murphy, MSc Rob J. van Klaveren, MD, PhD Mathia...
updated Thu April 1, 2010
Radiology: Volume 255: Number 1—April 2010 Transient Part-Solid Nodules Detected at Screening Thin-Section CT for Lung Cancer: Comparison with Persistent Part-Solid Nodules Sang Min Lee, MD Chang Min Park, MD Jin Mo Goo, MD Chang Hyun Lee, MD ...
updated Thu May 6, 2010
Radiology: Volume 255: Number 2—May 2010 Lung Cancer Detected at Cardiac CT: Prevalence, Clinicoradiologic Features, and Importance of Full—Field-of-View Images Tae Jung Kim, MD Dae Hee Han, MD Kwang Nam Jin, MD Kyung Won Lee, MD Purp...
updated Thu May 6, 2010
AJR:194, May 2010 Expiratory Volumetric MDCT Evaluation of Air Trapping in Pediatric Patients With and Without Tracheomalacia Edward Y. Lee, Donald A.Tracy, Maria d'Almeida Bastos, Alicia M.Casey, David Zurakowski, Phillip M.Boiselle OBJECTIVE. T...
updated Thu May 6, 2010
AJR:194, May 2010 Reversible Locoregional Lymph Node Enlargement After Radiofrequency Ablation of Lung Tumors Amita Sharma, Subba R. Digumarthy, Mannudeep K. Kalra, Michael Lanuti, Jo-Anne 0. Shepard OBJECTIVE. The objective of our study was to a...
updated Tue June 1, 2010
Radiology: Volume 255: Number 3-June 2010 Multidetector CT of the Lung: Image Quality with Garnet-based Detectors Masahiro Yanagawa, MD, PhD Noriyuki Tomiyama, MD, PhD Osamu Honda, MD, PhD Ayano Kikuyama, MD Hiromitsu Sumikawa, MD, PhD Atsuo Inoue...
updated Thu June 3, 2010
Question 4: Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (PAPVR) All pulmonary veins communicate to the right atrium either directly or indirectly via the SVC or IVC. One or more pulmonary veins communicate directly to the right atrium or vena cavaConn...
updated Wed June 9, 2010
Question 6 Pericardial Tumors: Facts Most often metastatic disease rather than a primary tumorCommon primaries include esophageal cancer, thymoma, lung cancer and melanoma and breast cancerLung cancer is most common in males and breast cancer in fem...
updated Wed June 9, 2010
Question 6: Pericardial tumors are more common than intracardiac tumors Primary sites: lung, breast and melanomaMay be multipleCommonly enhancePrimary may be seen on the scan << Back | Next >>       ...
updated Tue July 6, 2010
Radiology:Volume 256: Number 1—July 2010 Diffuse Lung Disease: CT of the Chest with Adaptive Statistical Iterative Reconstruction Technique Priyanka Prakash, MD Mannudeep K. Kalra, MD Jeanne B.Ackman, MD Subba R. Digumarthy, MD Jiang Hsieh, ...
updated Thu July 8, 2010
AJR:195, July 2010 Extracardiac Findings on Coronary CT Angiograms: Limited Versus Complete Image Review Kevin M. Johnson, Jolanta M. Dennis, David A. Dowe OBJECTIVE. Cardiac CT often reveals findings outside the heart and great vessels. A few cardi...
updated Thu July 8, 2010
AJR:195, July 2010 Comparison of Respiratory Motion Artifact From Craniocaudal Versus Caudocranial Scanning With 64-MDCT Pulmonary Angiography Christopher Wu, Aaron Sodickson, Tianxi Cai, Noah A. Levit, Michael L. Steigner, Frank J. Rybicki, Stephen...
updated Sun August 1, 2010
Radiology: Volume 256: Number 2-August 2010 Zone of Transition: A Potential Source of Error in Tumor Volume Estimation Lijuan Zhang, MD David F. Yankelevitz, MD Claudia I. Henschke, PhD, MD Artit C. Jirapatnakul, PhD Anthony P. Reeves, PhD Darryl Ca...
updated Wed August 11, 2010
Concurrent Focal Hepatic and Splenic Lesions: A Pictorial Guide to Differential Diagnosis Marchelle J. Bean, MD, Karen M. Horton, MD, and Elliot K. Fishman, MD   Abstract: Although medical literature and differential diagnoses discussions...
updated Wed August 11, 2010
MDCT of the Spleen: Pathology: HemangiomaArticle Hemangiomas are the most common primary tumor of the spleen with a prevalence of 0.03-14%. This is a congenital lesion arising from sinusoidal epithelium resulting from proliferation of vascular channe...
updated Wed August 11, 2010
MDCT of the Spleen: Pathology: LymphangiomaArticle  A lymphangioma is a tumor like congenital malformation of the lymphatic system arising from sequestered lymphatic tissue that does not communicate with the normal lymphatic system. This noncomm...
updated Thu August 12, 2010
MDCT of the Spleen: Sickle Cell Disease Article  Sickle cell disease is a hemoglobinopathy caused by a genetic mutation producing an abnormal Beta chain in hemoglobin S. This mutation causes deformation of erythrocytes when in the deoxygenated s...
updated Thu August 12, 2010
MDCT of the Spleen: Sarcoidosis Article Sarcoidosis is a chronic, progressive, multisystem disease of unknown etiology, most commonly affecting the lungs in greater than 90% of patients. Noncaseating granulomas are characteristic of this process and ...
updated Fri August 13, 2010
MDCT of the Spleen:  Peliosis Article Peliosis is a rare, benign disorder consisting of multiple blood filled cysts in the spleen and liver Etiology is unclear, but is thought to be linked to chronic disease such as cancer and tuberculosis. This...
updated Fri August 13, 2010
MDCT of the Spleen:  Splenic Metastases Article Metastatic disease rarely affects the spleen in comparison to other organs, despite the spleen's large quantity of lymphoid tissue and filtration of systemic blood flow. Multiple theories have been...
updated Fri August 13, 2010
MDCT of the Spleen:  Lymphoma Article Although lymphoma is the most common malignancy of the spleen, primary splenic lymphoma is rare accounting for only 1-2% of all forms of lymphoma. Other forms of splenic lymphoma include Hodgkin's and non-Ho...
updated Wed August 18, 2010
Current Clinical Concerns in CT: ResultsData acquisition protocols (arranged anatomically) CT angiography (general) CNS CT angiography Coronary CT angiography Coronary calcifications Cardiac CT Upper ...
updated Thu August 19, 2010
Current Clinical Concerns in CT: Results : Protocols   Pulmonary embolism   1. We have a volume zoom at our hospital and use bolus tracking for our PE CTAs of the chest. We have been setting our trigger at 160, reques...
updated Thu August 19, 2010
Current Clinical Concerns in CT: Results : Protocols   HRCT Lung   1. A 16 slice MSCT (Philips MX 8000 IDT) has recently been installed in our department and I would like to ask the following questions. First, h...
updated Thu August 19, 2010
Current Clinical Concerns in CT: Results : Protocols   Imaging multiple anatomic regions   1. We have a GE QX/I (4x) scanner, and I was wondering what protocol you might use for a neck/chest/abdomen/pelvis. We are looking for ...
updated Fri August 20, 2010
Current Clinical Concerns in CT: Results : IV Contrast AdministrationPreparation of Contrast for Infusion 1. Is prefilling the auto-injector syringes with Omnipaque 300/350 an acceptable practice? If so, how long can these contrast age...
updated Fri August 20, 2010
Current Clinical Concerns in CT: Results : IV Contrast AdministrationPreparation of Contrast for Infusion 1. Is prefilling the auto-injector syringes with Omnipaque 300/350 an acceptable practice? If so, how long can these contrast age...
updated Mon August 23, 2010
Current Clinical Concerns in CT: Results : Modality of Choice for a Specific Disease   Imaging for suspected PE in the pregnant patient   1. Is a CT PE still preferred in general, or just for pregnant females, vs V/Q scan? Is ...
updated Fri February 1, 2008
Objective: The purpose of this study was to adapt and improve a minimally invasive two-step postmortem angiographic technique for use on human cadavers. Detailed mapping of the entire vascular system is almost impossible with conventional autopsy to...
updated Fri February 1, 2008
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to assess relative intra- and interobserver agreement in detecting pulmonary nodules when interpreting low-dose chest CT screening examinations.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Two hundred ninety-three selected low-dose ...
updated Fri February 1, 2008
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to assess detection, tracking, and reading time of solid lung nodules > 4 mm on pairs of MDCT chest screening examinations using a computer-aided detection (CAD) system. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Of 54 pairs o...
updated Sat April 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to identify CT enhancement characteristics that predict hilar or mediastinal nodal metastasis in patients with stage Tl lung cancer.SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Eighty-four patients (50 men and 34 women; age range, 39-80 years; mean age,...
updated Wed April 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of our study was to develop a new method for quantifying the severity of cystic lung disease using chest CT and to evaluate this method in patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM). SUBJECTS AND METHODS. Eighteen patients ...
updated Tue August 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To retrospectively determine the prevalence of expiratory computed tomographic (CT) abnormalities, including malaria and air trapping, in patients with relapsing polychondritis and to retrospectively determine the frequency with which expira...
updated Sat August 1, 2009
Purpose: To determine (ho prevalence and severity of tracheomala­cia in adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) by using dynamic cine multidetector computed tomography (CT) and to correlate these findings with pulmonary function test (PFT) results and ...
updated Sun August 1, 1999
Primary neoplasms of the adrenal cortex are rare in children and differ significantly in epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and biological features from their counterparts in adults. In children, the inclusive term adrenocoritical neoplasm is ap...
updated Sun August 1, 1999
Background: The Early Lung Cancer Project (ELCAP) is designed to evaluate baseline and annual repeat screening by low-radiation-dose computed tomography (low-dose CT) in people at high risk of lung cancer. We report the baseline experience.Methods: E...
updated Sun August 1, 1999
PURPOSE: To describe thin-section computed tomographic (CT) findings in patients with drug-induced pneumonitis, to compare these CT findings, and to correlate them with arterial oxygen tension level.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thin-section CT scans obtain...
updated Sun August 1, 1999
Pulmonary thromboembolism—more commonly known as pulmonary embolism (PE) — and deep-venous thrombosis (DVT) are different clinical manifestations of a single disease entity, venous thromboembolic disease. Pulmonary embolism is considered the "third m...
updated Sun August 1, 1999
An automated technique for differentiation between a variety of obstructive lung diseases on the basis of textural analysis of thin-section computed tomographic (CT) images is described. From four regions of interest on each image, local texture info...
updated Sun August 1, 1999
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to identify any specific CT features that may help in the diagnosis of pleuropulmonary paragonimiasis.CONCLUSION: Pleuropulmonary paragonimiasis usually manifests as a subpleural or subfissural nodule of about ...
updated Sun August 1, 1999
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to review the high-resolution CT findings in patients with pulmonary infection after bone marrow transplantation and to determine distinguishing features among the various types of infection.MATERIALS AND METH...
updated Thu September 1, 2005
PURPOSE: To evaluate protectively the accuracy of integrated positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) with use of fluorodeoxyglucose (FDC), compared with that of stand-alone CT, for the preoperative staging of non-small cell lu...
updated Fri September 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to evaluate the effects of 0.3-second high-resolution CT (HRCT) of the lung using partial reconstruction on cardiac motion artifacts and image noise.SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Thirty-seven pairs of 0.3-second (parti...
updated Mon September 1, 2008
OBJECTIVE. Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is a common worldwide infection and a medical and social problem causing high mortality and morbidity, especially in developing countries. The traditional imaging concept of primary and reactivation TB has been...
updated Mon September 1, 2008
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of CT in the diagnosis of chronic infiltrative lung disease in children. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Fifty-nine patients selected over a 14-year period (29 girls, 30 boys; mean age, 6 ± 4....
updated Tue September 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE. A potential advantage of pulmonary CT angiography (CTA) is its ability to show alternative diagnoses in patients without evidence of pulmonary embolism (PE), but the frequency and spectrum of alternative diagnoses have yet to be determine...
updated Tue September 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to correlate MRI findings of mediastinal nodes with PET/CT and pathology in non-small cell lung cancer. CONCLUSION. Malignant nodes show high FDG uptake at PET, or eccentric corti­cal thickening or obl...
updated Tue September 1, 2009
PURPOSE: To identify a system for the quantification of pleural thickening with an acceptable level of interobserver variation and good functional correlation in individuals with pleural disease.MATERIALS AND METHODS: The extent of pleural thickening...
updated Tue September 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE: We tested breath-held 1-mm multislice helical CT for obtaining both contiguous and high-resolution CT sections of the chest from a single set of raw data.SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Seventy patients with suspected focal and diffuse lung disease ...
updated Tue September 1, 2009
PURPOSE: To use quantitative computed tomography (CT) to compare lung attenuation with both inflammatory infiltration and in vitro reactivity of peripheral airways in smokers scheduled to undergo lung resection for localized pulmonary lesions.MATERIA...
updated Tue September 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE: We review the radiographic and CT findings in the lungs of 12 patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in an effort to describe the most common radiologic findings for this disease.CONCLUSION: The most common radiographic fin...
updated Tue September 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE. Chloroma, also know as granulocytic sarcoma, is a localized extramedullary tumor composed of malignant cells of the myeloid cell line. It occurs most frequently secondary to a history of myelogenous leukemia as extramedullary relapse. New...
updated Sat July 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To investigate effect of attenuation of tagged fluid and viewing window on polyp conspicuity and measurement with porcine colonic specimen.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Eleven (3-10-mm-diameter) polyps were created in por-Methods: cine colon and th...
updated Sat July 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of our study was to determine a dose range for cardiac-gated CT angiography (CTA) in children. MATERIALS AND METHODS. ECG-gated cardiac CTA simulating scanning of the heart was performed on an anthropomorphic phantom of a 5-y...
updated Wed July 1, 2009
Purpose: To evaluate the variability of tumor unidimensional, bidi-mensional, and volumetric measurements on same-day repeat computed tomographic (CT) scans in patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Materials and Methods: This HIPAA- compliant ...
updated Wed July 1, 2009
Objective: The aim of the study was to determine whether various causes of bronchiectasis can be differentiated by the pattern and distribution of abnormalities seen on high-resolution CT.Materials and Methods: The retrospective study included 82 con...
updated Wed July 1, 2009
PURPOSE: To calculate mean fetal radiation dose from helical chest computed tomography (CT) by using maternal-fetal geometries obtained from healthy pregnant women and to compare the calculated CT doses with the fetal doses reported with scintigraphy...
updated Fri August 1, 2003
In five patients with acute multilobar pulmonary embolism (PE) who were imaged with multi-detector row CT angiography, maximum intensity projection images were reformatted from axial images into rotated paddlewheel and coronal planes with three slab ...
updated Fri August 1, 2003
PURPOSE: To conduct an empirical analysis of self-referred whole-body computed tomography (CT) and develop a profile of the geographic and demographic distribution of centers, types of services and modalities, costs, and procedures for reporting resu...
updated Fri August 1, 2003
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES: Investigators in this study compared standard-dose and low-dose inspiratory and expiratory computed tomographic (CT) images with regard to their usefulness for measuring the tracheal lumen in patients with or without tracheo...
updated Tue August 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: Prior analyses of X-ray exposures in lung cancer screening with CT considered the basic acquisition technique in single-detector scanners and the effects of a lifetime screening regimen, whereas the potential benefit in terms of lives save...
updated Wed August 1, 2007
OBJECTIVE. The classical findings in hydatid disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus with liver or lung involvement are well known. However, diagnosing hydatid disease at unusual locations may be challenging because of variable imaging appearances...
updated Wed August 1, 2007
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to prospectively compare the utility of dynamic contrast-enhanced perfusion MRI in the prediction of postoperative lung function in patients with lung cancer with the utility of quantitative and qualitative a...
updated Wed August 1, 2007
Purpose: To retrospectively compare in patients with chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) the computed tomographic (CT) imaging features suggestive of fibrosis with pathologic evidence of fibrosis at surgical lung biopsy and to compare a usual ...
updated Wed August 1, 2007
PURPOSE: To analyze the influence of multi-detector row spiral computed tomography (CT) on identification of peripheral pulmonary arteries.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Peripheral pulmonary arteries were analyzed on optimally opacified contrast material-enh...
updated Wed August 1, 2007
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the correlation between high-resolution CT morphologic features of small peripheral lung adenocarcinomas and tumor growth patterns.MATERIALS AND METHODS: We examined high-resolution CT morphologic...
updated Wed August 1, 2007
PURPOSE: The aim of this study is to assess the histologic characteristics in cases of localized pure ground-glass opacity (LPGGO) that do not exhibit consolidation on high-resolution CT (HRCT) images.METHOD: Twenty surgically resected lesions from 2...
updated Wed August 1, 2007
PURPOSE: To determine the degree and extent of air trapping at computed tomography (CT) in subjects with normal pulmonary function test results.MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study group consisted of 50 subjects with normal pulmonary function, including ...
updated Wed August 1, 2007
PURPOSE: To compare diameter and cross-sectional area measurements with volume measurements in the assessment of lung tumor growth with serial computed tomography (CT).MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients with lung cancer who underwent at least one pair o...
updated Wed August 1, 2007
A number of mediastinal reflections are visible at conventional radiog-raphy that represent points of contact between the mediastinum and adjacent lung. The presence or distortion of these reflections is the key to the detection and interpretation o...
updated Wed August 1, 2007
Eosinophilic lung diseases are a diverse group of pulmonary disorders associated with peripheral or tissue eosinophilia. They are classified as eosinophilic lung diseases of unknown cause (simple pulmonary eosino-philia [SPE], acute eosinophilic pne...
updated Wed August 1, 2007
Purpose: To prospectively determine whether the regional distribution of air trapping in patients with suspected or overt bronchiolitis is heterogeneous, and to determine the effect that a simulated reduction of computed tomographic (CT) sections an...
updated Wed August 1, 2007
Purpose:To prospectively determine management strategies used by international thoracic radiologists in evaluation of small (3-5-mm) pulmonary nodules at chest, computed tomography (CT). Materials and Methods: Institutional review board exemption wa...
updated Mon June 1, 2009
Purpose: To assess in vivo volumetric repeatability of an automated software algorithm in pulmonary nodules detected during a lung cancer screening trial. Materials and Methods: This study was approved by an institutional review board. Written"...
updated Mon June 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE. The objectives of our study were to evaluate the in vivo reproducibility of automated volume calculations of small lung nodules with both low-dose and standard-dose CT and to assess whether repeatability within each technique varies accor...
updated Mon June 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE: We assessed thin-section CT features specific to benignity in solitary pulmonary nodules of 1 cm or smaller that were detected at population-based CT screening for lung cancer.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Two reviewers independently made qualita...
updated Mon June 1, 2009
PURPOSE: To report results of a 5-year prospective low-dose helical chest computed tomographic (CT) study of a cohort at high risk for lung cancer.MATERIALS AND METHODS: After informed written consent was obtained, 1520 individuals were enrolled. Pro...
updated Sat April 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: The objective of our study was to evaluate repeatability and reproducibility of lung nodule volume measurements using volumetric nodule-sizing software.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifty nodules, less than 20 mm in diameter, in 29 patients were ...
updated Sat April 1, 2006
New York Early Lung Cancer Action Project InvestigatorsPURPOSE: To evaluate prospectively the diagnostic performance of the New York Early Lung Cancer Action Project (NY-ELCAP) regimen in the diagnosis of early lung cancer at baseline and annual repe...
updated Sat April 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE. Coronary artery calcification (CAC) is frequently detected on low-dose ungated MDCT performed for lung cancer screening. We aimed to determine the concordance of CAC scores on low-dose ungated and regular-dose ECG-gated MDCT. SUBJECTS AN...
updated Sat April 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To determine the frequency and computed tomographic (CT) findings of recurrence of the primary diasease after lung transplantation at six North American lung transplantation centers.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Medical records of 1,394 lung transp...
updated Tue May 1, 2001
OBJECTIVE: This investigation describes the CT features of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in a large group of patients.MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective review of 139 chest CT scans (79 thick-section scans and 60 thin-section scans) from 27 pati...
updated Tue May 1, 2001
CT Screening for Lung Cancer: Frequency and Significance of Part-Solid and Nonsolid NodulesClaudia I. Henschke 1 David F. Yankelevitz 1 Rosna Mirtcheva 1 Georgeann McGuinness2 Dorothy McCauley 1 Qlli S. Miettinen3 for the ELCAP GroupOBJECTIVE: In the...
updated Thu May 1, 2003
PURPOSE: To evaluate the computed tomographic (CT) features of peritoneal leiomyosarcomatosis (PL) originating from gastrointestinal leiomyosarcoma and compare the CT features of primary gastrointestinal leiomyosarcomas between patients with and thos...
updated Thu May 1, 2003
OBJECTIVE: We studied the role of the first follow-up diagnostic CT for differentiating benign and malignant lesions in indeterminate solitary pulmonary nodules revealed at CT screening for lung cancer in which a total of 13,786 CT examinations (46% ...
updated Thu May 1, 2003
PURPOSE: To determine whether there are thin-section computed tomographic (CT) features that predict bronchiolitis Obliterans syndrome (BOS) in lung transplant recipients before the clinical appearance and during the early stages of the disease.MATER...
updated Fri February 1, 2002
Although computed tomography (CT) is used primarily for diagnosis in humans, it can also be used to diagnose disease in veterinary patients. CT and associated three-dimensional reconstruction have a role in diagnosis of a range of illnesses in a ...
updated Fri February 1, 2002
PURPOSE: To make preliminary estimates of the effectiveness (in life-years) and cost-effectiveness (in costs per life-year) of whole-body computed tomographic (CT) screening.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Costs and effectiveness (in life-years) of onetime wh...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To retrospectively quantify the change in the diagnosis and management of suspected interstitial lung disease when thin-section computed tomography (CT) is added to pretest probabilities.MATERIALS AND METHODS: The institutional review board ...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To retrospectively evaluate the computed tomography (CT)-determined size, morphology, location, morphologic change, and growth rate of incidence and prevalence lung cancers detected in high-risk individuals who underwent annual chest CT scre...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To prospectively validate the ability of customized three-dimensional (3D) software to enable bronchial tree skeletonization, orthogonal reconstruction of the main bronchial axis, and measurement of cross-sectional wall area (WA) and lumen a...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
Purpose: To evaluate agreement among radiologists on the interpretation of pulmonary findings at low-dose computed tomographic (CT) screening examinations for lung cancer. Materials and Methods: Institutional review board approval and informed conse...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES: Total body screening, despite its popularjty, has not been evaluated in clinical trials. Even the appropriate target for screening has not been addressed. In this study, we determined the variables from a subjects demographi...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: This study was performed to evaluate the evolution of peripheral lung adenocarcinomas using CT findings and histologic classification related to tumor doubling time.MATERIALS AND METHODS: The subjects were 34 patients, each with an adenoca...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To evaluate the frequency and morphologic characteristics of air trapping in volunteers with various smoking habits.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Two hundred fifty volunteers (133 women, 117 men; mean age, 39 years), including 144 smokers, 47 ex-sm...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: Our objectives were to measure the level of satisfaction of pulmonary medicine specialists who refer patients to radiology facilities for high-resolution CT and to identify determinants of their reported satisfaction.MATERIALS AND METHODS:...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to optimize detection of angioinvasive pulmonary aspergillosis by showing direct vessel involvement at a peripheral level with high-resolution MDCT angiography in patients with antibiotic-resistant fever of unknow...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
Purpose: To retrospectively evaluate quantitative computed tomographic (CT) indexes, pulmonary function test results, and visual CT scoring as predictors of mortality and to describe serial changes in quantitative CT indexes over 12 months in patien...
updated Sun March 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the performance of a computer-aided program that performs automated matching of pulmonary nodules imaged in three se­rial screening chest MDCT studies. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Forty subjects wit...
updated Sun March 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE Lung transplantation is an established treatment for end-stage pulmonary disease. Complications of lung transplan­tation include airway stenosis and dehiscence, reimplanta­tion response, acute rejection, infection, posttransplantat...
updated Sun March 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE: We compared helical CT angiography and ventilation-perfusion radionuclide lung scanning as initial tests in the diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism.SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Two hundred sixteen consecutive patients who were clinically suspec...
updated Sun April 1, 2001
Metastases to the heart and pericardium are much more common than primary cardiac tumors and are generally associated with a poor prognosis. Tumors that are most likely to involve the heart and pericardium include cancers of the lung and breast, ...
updated Sun April 1, 2001
PURPOSE: To present prevalence screening data from a nonrandomized screening trial by using low-dose computed tomography (CT) and a simple algorithm based on the size and attenuation of detected nodules to guide diagnostic work-up.MATERIALS AND METHO...
updated Sun April 1, 2001
PURPOSE: To determine the outcome of pulmonary nodules less than 1 cm in diameter detected at chest computed tomography (CT).MATERIALS AND METHODS: Reports of chest CT performed during 6 months were reviewed to find patients with pulmonary nodules sm...
updated Sat January 1, 2005
Calcified Coronary Artery Plaque Measurement with Cardiac CT in Population-based Studies: Standardized Protocol of Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study1Calcified coronary art...
updated Sat January 1, 2005
PURPOSE: To retrospectively evaluate 16-detector row computed tomography (CT) compared with conventional angiography in depiction of bronchial and non-bronchial systemic arteries in patients with hemoptysis.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Institutional review...
updated Sat January 1, 2005
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the accuracy of CT-guided percutaneous core biopsy of ground-glass opacity (GGO) pulmonary lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS. The study included 50 patients (24 men, 26 women; age range, 43-78 years) ...
updated Thu January 1, 2009
Purpose: To retrospectively determine whether baseline nodule characteristics at 3-month and 1-year volume doubling time (yDT) are predictive for lung cancer in solid indeter­minate noncalcified nodules (NCNs) detected at baseline computed tomog...
updated Tue February 1, 2005
Ground-glass opacity (GGO) is defined as increased attenuation of the lung parenchyma without obscuration of the pulmonary vascular markings on CT images. This was originally described with reference to thin-section (high-resolution) CT with collimat...
updated Sun February 1, 2009
Nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP) has variable clinical, patho­logic, and radiologic manifestations. Cellular and fibrotic NSIP are the two main histologic subtypes and differ from one another in the de­gree of inflammation and fibro...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
More than 30 years ago when the Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project was performed in a large number of institutions as a "field trial," it was considered virtually a revolutionary concept (1). Many associated scientific and operational ...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to assess differences in volumetric measurements of pulmonary nodules obtained using different CT slice thicknesses; correlate these differences with nodule size, shape, and margination; and compare measurement...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
Purpose: To retrospectively determine if the interval increase of right ventricular-left ventricular (RV/LV) diameter ratio from negative prior to positive current computed tomographic (CT) examination findings for pulmonary embolism (PE) is more ac...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
Detection of mediastinal, hilar, and intrapulmonary lymphadenopathy is crucial for staging lung cancer. Precise staging is essential for determining treatment options and assessing patient response to therapy. Definitions of the lymph node locati...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To assess the frequency and degree of air trapping at thin-section computed tomography (CT) of the lung in relation to age and smoking history in asymptomatic subjects.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thin-section CT of the lung was performed prospect...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
The liver is one of the most common organs to be involved with metastatic diseases, which arises most frequently from primary sites in the colon, breast, lung, pancreas, and stomach [1]. The accurate detection of metastatic disease at the time of...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To determine computed tomographic (CT) differences between acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDSp) and extrapulmonary injury (ARDSex).MATERIALS AND METHODS: CT appearances in 41 patients (27 male, 14 female; mean age, 47.1 years ± 1...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To evaluate the role of multidetector CT angiography in the diagnosis and preoperative assessment of pulmonary sequestration with angiographic or surgical correlation. METHODS: Eight patients (5 males, 3 females) in the age range of 2 days t...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
A variety of pulmonary diseases have diffuse cystic abnormalities within the lungs, including emphysema, cystic bronchiectasis, desquamative interstitial pneumonia, lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia, usual interstitial pneumonia, lymphangioleiom...
updated Sun February 1, 2009
Rationale and Objectives. We sought to intraindividually compare intravascular contrast enhancement in multidector computed tomography (MDCT) of the chest using contrast media (CM) containing 300 and 400 mg iodine/ml. Materials and Methods. Seventy...
updated Sun February 1, 2009
Frontal and lateral radiography h#s traditionally been used to evaluate the chest, although computed tomography (CT) and high-resolution CT are increasingly being used as an adjunct to conventional radiography for the evaluation of parenchymal an...
updated Sun February 1, 2009
PURPOSE: To describe and correlate the clinical and imaging features of posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) in young thoracic organ transplant recipients.MATERIALS AND METHODS: The authors retrospectively reviewed the medical and ...
updated Sun February 1, 2009
PURPOSE: The purpose of this work was to compare the thin-section CT findings of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) with those of acute interstitial pneumonia (AIP).METHOD: The thin-section CT scans from 25 patients with ARDS and 25 with AIP ...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
Hemoptysis is symptomatic of a potentially life-threatening condition and warrants urgent and comprehensive evaluation of the lung parenchyma, airways, and thoracic vasculature. Multi-detector row computed tomographic (CT) angiography is a very u...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
HISTORY: A 58-year-old man who had worked on asbestos-lined furnaces 40 years ago presented to his physician with a history of multiple episodes of exertional dyspnea over the past year. Over the past 6 months, the patient had three pleural effusions...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
Pneumoconiosis may be classified as either fibrotic or nonfibrotic, according to the presence or absence of fibrosis. Silicosis, coal worker pneumoconiosis, asbestosis, berylliosis, and talcosis are examples of fibrotic pneumoconiosis. Siderosis,...
updated Sun January 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To retrospectively compare thin-section computed tomo-graphic (CT) findings of Chlamydia pneumoniae pneumonia with those of Streptococcus pneumoniae pneumonia and Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Institutional review bo...
updated Thu January 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to use phantom and patient data acquired with 64-MDCT to compare the image quality and characteristics of helical high-resolution CT images obtained with cone-beam reconstruction with those of stepwise high-r...
updated Mon January 1, 2007
Blast injuries after terrorist attacks are seen with increasing frequency worldwide. Thousands of victims were attended in the hospitals of Madrid, Spain, on March 11, 2004 after the bombing attacks against the commuter trains. Thirty-six patien...
updated Mon January 1, 2007
The solitary pulmonary nodule is traditionally defined as a relatively spherical opacity 3 cm or less in diameter surrounded by lung parenchyma. The choice of imaging test to evaluate solitary nodules is extensive. However, only 2 findings are co...
updated Thu January 1, 2004
Sarcoidosis is a systemic inflammatory disease of unknown origin characterized by the formation of noncaseating granulomas. Virtually any organ system may be involved. Pulmonary changes are the most common manifestation, and the accompanying radiolog...
updated Thu January 1, 2004
An automated system was developed for detecting lung micronodules on thin-section computed tomographic images and was applied to data from 15 subjects with 77 lung nodules. The automated system, without user interaction, achieved a sensitivity of 100...
updated Sun January 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To retrospectively evaluate whether the thin-section computed tomographic (CT) appearance has prognostic value for prediction of mortality, number of ventilator-free days (ie, days without mechanical ventilation), and 28-day risk of barotrau...
updated Sun January 1, 2006
Evaluation of the airways has shifted to the use of CT as a first line examination, with bronchoscopy relegated to a secondary role. High-resolution CT (HRCT) techniques allow identification of findings associated with small airway disease, inclu...
updated Sun January 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the high-resolution CT findings of silicoproteinosis. CONCLUSION. Silicoproteinosis usually manifests as bilateral consolidation in the posterior portions of the lungs and as numerous centrilobul...
updated Sun January 1, 2006
In the United States, about 8 million people have a history of cancer, either cured or in the process of being treated, and predictions indicated that 1.2 million new diagnoses of invasive cancer would be made in 1999 (1). Extrathoracic and thora...
updated Sun January 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: Characteristic high-resolution CT (HRCT) findings of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) include reticulation, architectural distortion, and honeycombing involving mainly the lung periphery and the lower lobes. In 50% of IPF patients, HRCT...
updated Sun January 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: We retrospectively reviewed high-resolution CT (HRCT) examinations of the lungs performed in 27 confirmed cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The HRCT findings at different phases of the illness were analyzed.CONCLUSION: A d...
updated Sun January 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To determine the incidence, importance, and radiologic features of native lung complications after single-lung transplantation.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Seventeen (15%) of 111 single-lung transplant recipients developed native lung complication...
updated Sun January 1, 2006
Purpose: To determine whether pulmonary artery (PA) dilatation is a reliable indicator of pulmonary hypertension (PH) in patients with pulmonary fibrosis. Materials and Methods: This study had institutional review board approval. Patient consent was...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To retrospectively compare a low kilovoltage scanning protocol with a reduced radiation dose with a standard high kilovoltage, moderate-dose protocol for the depiction of central and peripheral pulmonary arteries at single-detector spiral co...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate the accuracy and efficiency of primary interpretation of thoracic MDCT using coronal reformations as compared with transverse images.SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Fifty patients (18 females, 32 males; ag...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
A variety of pulmonary diseases have diffuse cystic abnormalities within the lungs, including emphysema, cystic bronchiectasis, desquamative interstitial pneumonia, lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia, usual interstitial pneumonia, lymphangioleiom...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
The radiologic evaluation of the solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) is a common diagnostic dilemma. Although available clinical data and findings on conventional radiographs are important components in determining the imaging approach to the SPN, ev...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
About 5% of Tl non-small cell lung cancers (ie, lung cancers less than 3 cm in diameter), mostly focal nodular bronchioloalveolar carcinomas and carcinoid tumors, demonstrate no uptake at fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomogra...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential use of low-tube-current MDCT virtual bronchoscopy for the evaluation of children with suspected foreign body aspiration.SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Low-tube-current MDCT was performed in...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: We sought to assess the CT features of surgically resected large cell neu-roendocrine carcinoma of the lung.MATERIALS AND METHODS: The cases of all patients who underwent surgical resection for primary lung cancer in a single institution f...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
Typical radiologic findings of a pulmonary metastasis include multiple round variable-sized nodules and diffuse thickening of interstitium. In daily practice, however, atypical radiologic features of metastases are often encountered that make dis...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
A variety of pulmonary resection techniques are currently available, including pneumonectomy (intrapleural, extrapleural, intrapericardial, and sleeve pneumonectomy), lobectomy, and limited resection (sleeve lobectomy, segmentectomy, nonanatomic ...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
This article focuses on three main toopics: (1) the importance of emphysema as a serious respiratory disease, (2) qualitative assessment of emphysema using CT, and (3) the emerging importance of quantitative CT in the evaluation of patients with ...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
Systemic arterial supply to the lungs can be congenital or due to acquired disease. Congenital diseases encompass bronchopulmonary sequestration and congenital pulmonary venolobar syndrome, in which the involved lung parenchyma is supplied by the...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of our review is to discuss the current state of lung cancer screening using CT in the context of defined criteria for effective screening. CONCLUSION. Although there are hopeful developments in lung cancer screening, a number...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To investigate the minimum tube current required for helical computed tomography (CT) for lung cancer screening.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty helical scans of the lung were obtained at effective tube currents of 50, 30, 20, 18, 12, 10,...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
Members of the Fleischner Society compiled a glossary of terms for thoracic imaging that replaces previous glossaries published in 1984 and 1996 for thoracic radiography and computed tomography (CT), respectively. The need to update the previous ver...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
Pulmonary vasculitis is an inflammatory process involving the pulmonary vasculature that may cause destruction of the vascular wall with ensuing ischemic damage to lung tissue [ 1 ]. Vasculitis may occur in a variety of systemic and primary pulmonary...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE. High-resolution CT is an important tool in the detection and management of bronchiectasis, but there is little information about high-resolution CT findings in primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD). We analyzed all high-resolution CT studies o...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
Solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) is typically defined as an intra -parenchymal focal, round or oval area of increased opacity <3 cm in diameter.12 Nearly 1 in every 500 chest radiographs taken reveals a newly diagnosed SPN. More than 150,000 SP...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
The secondary pulmonary lobule is a fundamental unit of lung structure, and it reproduces the lung in miniature. Airways, pulmonary arteries, veins, lymphatics, and the lung interstitium are all represented at the level of the secondary lobule. S...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To evaluate a large cohort of patients at high risk for lung cancer by using screening with low-dose spiral computed tomography (CT) of the chest.MATERIALS AND METHODS: A prospective cohort study was performed with 1,520 individuals aged 50 ...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to determine whether the various chronic cystic lung diseases can be differentiated on the basis of the pattern and distribution of abnormalities on high-resolution CT.MATERIALS AND METHODS: High-resolution ...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
Abnormalities of the central airways may produce symptoms such as cough, dyspnea, wheezing, or stridor, but there is frequently a delay in diagnosis. If central airways abnormalities are clinically suspected, furthur evaluation of tracheobronchia...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
The mediastinum is composed of various structures within the central portion of the thorax that are bounded by the lungs, the diaphragm, and the thoracic inlet. Because of this wide variety of anatomic structures, mediastinal tumors constitute a ...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
Focal or diffuse lesions of the central airways are produced by a variety of diseases. The etiology includes infection, malignancy, trauma, aspiration, collagen vascular disease, and idiopathic entities such as sarcoidosis, amyloidosis, or trache...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To prospectively compare bronchial measurements obtained with three-dimensional quantitative thin-section computed tomography (CT) with those obtained with thin-section CT scores in the assessment of the severity of pulmonary cystic fibrosis...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the radiographic and CT findings of inhalational talc pneumoconiosis.CONCLUSION: Large opacities of talc pneumoconiosis progress more often than do small opacities. The CT findings of talc pneumoco...
updated Mon May 1, 2006
Institutional review board approval and informed consent were obtained for this study. The aim of the study was to prospectively assess, in patients with lung cancer, the reproducibility of a quantitative whole tumor perfusion computed tomographi...
updated Fri February 1, 2002
A good quality CT pulmonary angiogram has a high accuracy rate for the evaluation of pulmonary embolism. Investigators have reported that the subsegmental emboli can be missed; however, visualization of smaller arterial branches, and therefore, d...
updated Sun May 1, 2005
PURPOSE: To determine the prognostic importance of minor morphologic abnormalities of the adrenal glands at computed tomography (CT) in patients with lung cancer.MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study was approved by the committee on human research; writte...
updated Sun May 1, 2005
The radiographic and computed tomographic (CT) findings in two patients with documented inhalational anthrax resulting resulting from bioterrorism exposure are presented. Chest radiographs demonstrated mediastinal widening, adenopathy, pleural ef...
updated Sun May 1, 2005
Recent changes in the demographics of HIV infection, along with advances in therapy and prophylaxis, have influenced the relative frequency and patterns of pulmonary infections associated with AIDS [1-3]. Bacterial respiratory infections, including i...
updated Sun May 1, 2005
PURPOSE: To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of coronal thin sections as an alternative to transverse high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) scans in the diagnostic approach to infiltrative lung disease (ILD) with multislice computed tomography (...
updated Sat May 1, 2004
OBJECTIVE: This investigation was performed to evaluate the accuracy of diameter measurement of vessels in vitro by automated software for CT angiography.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Vascular models with three inner diameters (= 3, 4, and 6 mm) filled with...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
Stomach cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer mortality worldwide. Complete resection of a gastric tumor and adjacent lymph nodes represents the only potentially curative intervention. Computed tomography (CT) has remained the modality of...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
PURPOSE: To determine reproducibility of volume measurements of small pulmonary nodules on computed tomographic (CT) scans and to estimate critical time to follow-up CT.MATERIALS AND METHODS: One hundred fifteen pulmonary nodules for which two thin-s...
updated Wed February 1, 2006
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to describe abnormalities seen on MDCT of the airways and lung parenchyma that are caused by the aspiration of solid foreign bodies and liquid material. CONCLUSION. MDCT allows us to diagnose a full spectru...
updated Wed April 1, 2009
Lung nodule volumetry is used for nodule diagnosis, as well as for monitoring tumor response to therapy. Volume measurement precision and accuracy depend on a number of factors, including image-acquisition and reconstruction parameters, nodule chara...
updated Wed April 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE. To assess the feasibility of volumetric and densitometric software to localize and quantify signs of regional air trapping after methacholine bronchoprovocations in asthma. METHODS. Eight atopic subjects with mild-to-moderate asthma using...
updated Wed April 1, 2009
Purpose: To analyze the impact of adding computed tomographic (CT) imaging of the chest on the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of CT colonography to determine whether performing CT colonography and whole-body CT is a more clinically an...
updated Wed April 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE: A retrospective study was performed to assess CT sensitivity for diagnosing tracheal rupture. Intubated cadaver tracheas were examined to assess endotracheal tube balloon overdistention and deformity and to evaluate the relationship of bal...
updated Wed April 1, 2009
The popularization of computed tomography (CT) in clinical practice and the introduction of mass screening for early lung cancer with the use of CT have increased the frequency of findings of subtle nodules or nodular ground-glass opacity. Nodula...
updated Sun April 1, 2007
A variety of surgical procedures are used in the treatment of esophageal cancer. These procedures include transthoracic esophagectomy (Ivor Lewis procedure, McKeown procedure, left thoracoabdominal approach), transhiatal esophagectomy, and various fo...
updated Sun April 1, 2007
There are different lymphatic drainage pathways in the thorax that are relevant in the staging of lung cancer, breast cancer, lymphoma, esoph-ageal cancer, and malignant mesothelioma. To properly search for metastatic spread, it is important to caref...
updated Sun April 1, 2007
PURPOSE: To assess the frequency with which a particular, possibly optimal work-up of noncalcified nodules less than 5.0 mm in diameter identified on initial computed tomographic (CT) images at baseline screening leads to a diagnosis of malignancy pr...
updated Sun April 1, 2007
Bronchial carcinoid tumors are neuroendocrine neoplasms that range from-grade typical carcinoids to more aggressive atypical carcinoids and therefore demonstrate a wide spectrum of clinical behaviors and histologic features. Typical and atypical bron...
updated Sun April 1, 2007
OBJECTIVE: The purposes of this study were to evaluate the quality of coronal reformatted images obtained from volumetric expiratory high-resolution CT imaging and to compare coronal and axial images with regard to their usefulness in detecting and c...
updated Mon June 1, 2009
Patients with chronic liver disease exhibit various cardiovascular and pulmonary complications. Hepatopulmonary syndrome results in dyspnea due to intrapulmonary arteriovenous shunting and ventilation-perfusion mismatch. Portopulmonary hypertension ...
updated Mon June 1, 2009
The evaluation of oncology patients represents a substantial volume of the workload in many radiology departments. Interpreting the results of oncologic examinations is often challenging and time-consuming because many abnormalities are identified i...
updated Mon June 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to assess the compromise between CT tech-nical parameters and the accuracy of CT quantification of lung attenuation. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Materials that simulate water (0 H), healthy lung (-650 H), borderl...
updated Mon June 1, 2009
Aspergillus infections may be categorized by specific radiographic patterns, the patient’s immunologic status, and the presence or absence of preexisting structural lung disease. General patterns include invasive aspergillosis (both vascular and ...
updated Mon June 1, 2009
Contrast material (CM)-induced ne-phropathy (CIN) is the sudden rapid deterioration of renal func-tion that results from parenteral CM ad-ministration. This renal function deterio-ration has been variably defined as a min-imum increase from baselin...
updated Fri June 1, 2007
The American Thoracic Society-European Respiratory Society classifi-cation of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias (IIPs), published in 2002, defines the morphologic patterns on which clinical-radiologic-patho-logic diagnosis of IIPs is based. IIPs i...
updated Sun June 1, 2003
Inflammatory pseudotumor is a quasineoplastic lesion that most commonly involves the lung and the orbit, but it has been reported to occur in nearly every site in the body. The pathogenesis, natural history, clinical presentation, imaging findings, a...
updated Fri August 1, 2008
In computed tomographic (CT) examinations of the lung, accurate visualization of the natural contrast between the low attenuation of air and the relatively higher attenuation of vessels, airways, and interstitial structures requires cooperative and ...
updated Fri August 1, 2008
PURPOSE: The purpose of this work was to compare the CT findings of lung involvement in patients with mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) with those in patients with other CTDs: systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), systemic sclerosis (SSc), and pol...
updated Fri August 1, 2008
PURPOSE: The purpose of this work was to describe the CT and pathologic findings of pulmonary cryptococcosis.METHOD: CT scans of 11 patients (7 immunocompromised, 4 immunocompetent) with proven pulmonary cryptococcosis were analyzed for number, morph...
updated Tue June 1, 2004
Lymphangiomas are benign lesions of vascular origin that show lymphatic differentiation. They occur in many anatomic locations and may have a pediatric or adult clinical presentation. Most (95%) occur in the neck and axillary regions; the remaining 5...
updated Tue June 1, 2004
Behcet disease is a multisystemic and chronic inflammatory disorder of unknown cause that is characterized by recurrent oral and genital ul-cerations, ocular manifestations, and additional clinical manifestations in multiple organ systems. Behcet dis...
updated Tue June 1, 2004
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to identify CT patterns of pulmonary fibrosis in patients with sarcoidosis and to correlate those patterns with pulmonary function tests.MATERIALS AND METHODS: We conducted a retrospective review of CT scans of...
updated Tue June 1, 2004
Nonneoplastic and noninfectious diseases of the trachea are rare. Clinical presentation is often nonspecific, with patients complaining of cough, dyspnea, wheezing, stridor, or hemoptysis. In these patients, chest radiography is often considered ...
updated Tue June 1, 2004
The tree-in-bud pattern is commonly seen at thin-section computed tomography (CT) of the lungs. It consists of small centrilobular nodules of soft-tissue attenuation connected to multiple branching linear structures of similar caliber that originate ...
updated Tue June 1, 2004
OBJECTIVE: We surveyed the members of the Society of Thoracic Radiology regarding their interpretation of and management decisions for very small (3-5 mm) pulmonary nodules—"ditzels"—noted on CT.SUBJECTS AND METHODS: A survey consisting of ...
updated Thu June 1, 2000
Hydatid disease primarily affects the liver and typically demonstrates characteristic imaging findings. However, there are many potential local complications (eg, intrahepatic complications, exophytic growth, transdiaphragmatic thoracic invol...
updated Thu June 1, 2000
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine whether acute parenchymal lung diseases can be differentiated on the basis of the pattern and distribution of abnormalities revealed on high-resolution CT.MATERIALS AND METHODS: High-resolution CT...
updated Thu June 1, 2000
OBJECTIVE. Cardiac CT angiography (CTA) is commonly performed after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery (CABG) to assess graft patency, but the images also include parts of the lungs, abdomen, and mediastinum. The purpose of our study was to ret...
updated Thu June 1, 2000
Objective: To perform a systematic review on the prevalence of incidental findings in computed tomographic (CT) screening studies of the chest. Methods: We selected CT screening studies of the chest (screening for coronary artery disease [CAD] [cor...
updated Thu June 1, 2000
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to describe the techniques to improve motion ar tifacts, vascular enhancement, flow artifacts, body habitus image noise, vascular opacification in parenchymal lung disease, streak artifacts, and the indeterm...
updated Thu June 1, 2000
Objective: To evaluate the utility of dynamic computed tomography (CT) imaging in the management of solitary pulmonary nodules. Methods: We examined solitary pulmonary nodules in 45 patients. The nodules included in the study were solid, homogenous...
updated Tue August 1, 2006
In 1983, lung transplantation became a clinical reality and the number of procedures performed is steadily increasing. Approximately 1400 lung transplants are performed worldwide each year, and there are now > 17,000 patients in the Internatio...
updated Tue August 1, 2006
Primary sarcomas of the thorax are rare. The diagnosis is established only after sarcomalike primary lung malignancies and metastatic disease have been excluded. Primary sarcomas of the thorax are classified according to their histologic features...
updated Sun August 1, 2004
Radiation-induced lung disease (RILD) due to radiation therapy is common. Radiologic manifestations are usually confined to the lung tissue within the radiation port and are dependent on the interval after completion of treatment. In the acute phase,...
updated Sun August 1, 2004
OBJECTIVE: We sought to investigate the prevalence of portal vein thrombosis in patients with acute cholecystitis and the relationship between portal vein thrombosis and the various patterns of transient increased hepatic attenuation on CT.MATERIALS ...
updated Sun August 1, 2004
OBJECTIVE: CT accounts for considerable population-based radiation dose from radio-graphic diagnostic studies. The technical factors for CT examinations are not appropriately adjusted on the basis of patient size and anatomy. We hypothesized that rad...
updated Sun August 1, 2004
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to describe the radiographic and CT findings in patients with pulmonary infections caused by Mycobacterium abscessus, one of the more common rapidly growing nontuberculous mycobacteria that cause lung disease.C...
updated Sun August 1, 2004
OBJECTIVE: We sought to describe the radiographic and high-resolution CT findings of influenza virus pneumonia in patients with hematologic malignancies.CONCLUSION: Radiologic findings of influenza virus pneumonia in immunocompro-mised patients consi...
updated Sun August 1, 2004
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our prospective study was to assess the image quality with respect to the radiation dose incurred by multidetector CT (MDCT) in patients with suspected bronchiectasis.SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Image clusters, composed of nine im...
updated Sun August 1, 2004
The major fissure is an important anatomic landmark in the interpretation of chest radiographs and computed tomographic (CT) scans. At radiography, the major fissures normally appear as hairlines of soft-tissue density; at conventional CT, they t...
updated Sun August 1, 2004
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to describe retrospectively integrated findings on pulmonary neuroendocrine tumors and to correlate the findings with prognosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Between May 2003 and February 2005, 37 consecutively e...
updated Sun August 1, 2004
Pedicle muscle flaps that are used to enhance surgical site integrity after thoracic cancer resections may simulate a recurrent mass at postoperative imaging. However, such flaps have a characteristic appearance and location that should allow their ...
updated Sun August 1, 2004
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine how changes in radiographic tube current affect patient dose and image quality in unenhanced chest CT examinations.SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Ten sets of CT images were obtained from patients undergoin...
updated Sun August 1, 2004
Purpose: To determine whether contrast material-enhanced helical computed tomography (CT) of the thorax and upped abdomen changes the tumor stage and management compared with nonenhanced helical CT in patients with newly diagnosed lung cancer.Materia...
updated Fri July 1, 2005
OBJECTIVE: The objective of our study was to assess the CT features of surgically resected pleomorphic carcinoma of the lung.CONCLUSION: The CT features of pleomorphic carcinoma of the lung appear to be dictated by the epithelial component of the tum...
updated Fri July 1, 2005
Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias comprise usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP), nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP), desquamative interstitial pneumonia (DIP), respiratory bronchiolitis-associated interstitial lung disease (RB-ILD), cryptogenic...
updated Fri July 1, 2005
OBJECTIVE: We studied high-resolution CT of asbestosis and idiopathic pulmonary fi-brosis to determine whether differences—other than the frequency of associated pleural changes—could be discerned between the two diseases.MATERIALS AND METHODS: High-...
updated Fri July 1, 2005
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to review clinical and radiologic manifestations of pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infection. CONCLUSION. Common and well-recognized patterns of infection include cavitary and bronchiectatic disease...
updated Fri July 1, 2005
Purpose: To analyze the relationship between airflow limitation and airway dimensions from the third to the fifth generation of bronchi, in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by using inspiratory and expiratory multi-section ...
updated Fri July 1, 2005
A wide variety of cystic and mass-like lesions can occur in the chest of infants and children, but those that cause acute symptoms are often associated with pneumonia or infection of pre-existing congenital or developmental lung lesions. Pediatri...
updated Fri July 1, 2005
Multidetector helical CT technology permits high-speed and high-resolution imaging data of the entire thorax to be acquired during a single breath-hold [1-3]. The lungs can be scanned in 12 sec with four detectors, each with collimation of 2.5 mm...
updated Fri July 1, 2005
OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to assess the incremental effect of maximum-intensity-projection (MIP) image processing on the ability of various observers to detect small (<1 cm in diameter) central and peripheral lung nodules revealed by multidetecto...
updated Fri July 1, 2005
PURPOSE: To evaluate the detection of small peripheral lung tumors on chest radiographs on the basis of the size of the tumor and its extent of ground-glass opacity (GGO) at thin-section computed tomography (CT).MATERIALS AND METHODS: Chest radiograp...
updated Fri July 1, 2005
Abstract: This report describes a case in which a lung transplant patient presented with lung masses. After an extensive medical workup and biopsy, the masses were found to be caused by metastatic glioblastoma multiforme, which the patient acquired ...
updated Fri July 1, 2005
OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to compare the image quality of reconstructed thin sections obtained from a 16-MDCT scanner with that of axial high-resolution CT scans of the same patient.SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Fifty consecutive patients referred for CT ...
updated Wed September 1, 2004
PURPOSE: To assess, by using computer simulation, the effect of the use of reduced computed tomographic (CT) tube current on reader evaluation of structures and lung findings on images obtained at clinically indicated chest CT examinations.MATERIALS ...
updated Wed September 1, 2004
PURPOSE: To prospectively evaluate lung parenchyma on paired inspiration-expiration thin-section computed tomographic (CT) scans in patients recovering from severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).MATERIALS AND METHODS: After the institutional revie...
updated Wed September 1, 2004
Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the lungs characterized by increased airway reactivity to various stimuli and by airflow obstruction that is at least partially reversible. High-resolution CT manifestations of asthma include thickening of the bro...
updated Wed September 1, 2004
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe the CT findings of pneumonia in patients who had undergone lung transplantation and to determine if specific imaging features existed for the different infectious organisms.MATERIALS AND METHODS: T...
updated Wed September 1, 2004
PURPOSE: To evaluate the prognostic importance of thin-section computed tomographic (CT) findings of peripheral lung adenocarcinomas.MATERIALS AND METHODS: The subjects were 127 patients with adenocarcinomas smaller than 3 cm in largest diameter who ...
updated Wed September 1, 2004
I first began to hear about high-resolution CT toward the end of my radiology residency in 1991. I was new to radiology, and so was high-resolution CT. In a way, that newness leveled the playing field between residents and faculty; none of us wer...
updated Sat August 1, 2009
Abstract. In July of 2008, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute convened experts in noninva¬sive cardiovascular imaging, outcomes research, statistics, and clinical trials to develop recommenda¬tions for future randomized controlled trials ...
updated Sat August 1, 2009
Purpose: To correlate the severity of bronchiectasis in children with cystic fibrosis with clinical and microbiologic variables in order to clarify risk factors for the development of irre­versible lung disease. Materials and Methods: After ins...
updated Sat August 1, 2009
Despite the recent attention in both the radiologic literature and press, screening for lung cancer is not a new idea. Lung cancer screening has been attempted as far back as the 1960s,1 and four large lung cancer screening trials2"5 were carried out...
updated Fri September 1, 2006
In this short report, we describe a small series of adult patients with chronic appendicitis presenting with chronic right lower quadrant abdominal pain. The clinical presentation was unusual and atypical for classic appendicitis because of the a...
updated Sat August 1, 2009
Posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLDs) are a het­erogeneous group of diseases that represent uncommon complications of transplantation and can lead to significant morbidity and mortality. PTLD is most prevalent during the firs...
updated Sat August 1, 2009
Lung cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in the world, and the leading cause of death from cancer. Radiology plays a critical role in the initial detection and diagnosis of thoracic malignancies, as well as in pretreatment staging, which i...
updated Sat August 1, 2009
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common inherited disease in the Western world, affecting more than 30 000 individuals in the United States and (SO 000 individuals world¬wide. Respiratory failure continues to account for more than 80% of the deaths...
updated Sat April 1, 2000
OBJECTIVE: This study evaluates the cost-effectiveness of various imaging and biopsy strategies for characterizing adrenal masses in patients with newly diagnosed non-small cell carcinoma of the lung.MATERIALS AND METHODS: A decision-analysis model w...
updated Sun February 1, 2009
Purpose: To develop an algorithm to maximize the diagnostic yield of positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomog¬raphy (CT) by using defined attenuation and standardized uptake value (SUV) criteria. Materials and methods: An IRB-approved, HIP...
updated Wed April 1, 2009
Purpose: To determine whether concurrent emphysema influences the distinction between usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP) and nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP) at thin-sec­tion computed tomography (CT). Materials and Methods:Institutional...
updated Wed April 1, 2009
PURPOSE: To retrospectively establish the prevalence of interlobular septal thickening at thin-section computed tomography (CT) in patients with bronchiectasis and to retrospectively examine the relationship between septal thickening and various CT f...
updated Wed April 1, 2009
PURPOSE: To determine the prevalence of unilateral hypoperfusion in patients suspected to have chronic thromboembolism (CTE), to identify the most common cause of hypoperfusion, and to compare the accuracy of helical computed tomographic (CT) angiogr...
updated Sun March 1, 2009
Purpose: To retrospectively assess the usefulness of contrast-enhanced computed tomographic (CT) attenuation measurements for differentiat­ing renal cell carcinoma pulmonary metastasis from primary lung cancer. Methods: The authors retrospectiv...
updated Sun March 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study is to improve radiologists understanding of the clinical issues involved in making a diagnosis and to guide further diagnostic workup and treatment of solitary pulmonary nodules (SPNs).CONCLUSION: Information on th...
updated Sun December 1, 2002
PURPOSE: To assess the potential use of spirometrically gated lung computed tomographic (CT) findings in the diagnosis of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after Jung transplantation.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Forty-nine lung transplant recipients were e...
updated Sun December 1, 2002
OBJECTIVES: To analyze the lung-nodule interfaces on small peripheral pulmonary nodules (<2 cm) in thin-section CT (HRCT) images with fractal analysis.METHODS: Thin-section CT images from 70 patients with bronchogenic carcinomas (61 adenocarcinoma...
updated Fri October 1, 2004
Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related death in women. In most patients, imaging demonstrates thoracic changes resulting from either treatment, complications of treatment, or tumor recurrence or metastasis. The postsurgical i...
updated Sun March 1, 2009
Objective: To study the initial findings of lung adenocarcinoma revealed by computed tomography (CT) scanning and observe tumor progression and elucidate appropriate follow-up schedule of tumor diagnosis via CT findings of suspected lung adenocarcin...
updated Sun March 1, 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate thin-section computed tomographic (CT) abnormalities in patients in the intensive care unit during the late stage of adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).MATERIALS AND METH...
updated Sun March 1, 2009
As the CT screening movement continues to grow throughout the United States, it is quite possible that malpractice litigation containing various kinds of allegations of radiologic negligence will emerge and grow as well, ensnaring radiologists involv...
updated Sun March 1, 2009
OBJECTIVE: Prediction of postoperative lung function is important in preoperative evaluation of patients with lung cancer. Perfusion scintigraphy is the current method to assess the fractional contribution of lung function of the remaining lung. We d...
updated Wed September 1, 2010
Radiology: Volume 256: Number 3—September 2010 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Quantitative and Visual Ventilation Pattern Analysis at Xenon Ventilation CT Performed by Using a Dual-Energy Technique Eun-Ah Park, MD Jin Mo Goo, MD Sang ...
updated Wed September 1, 2010
Radiology: Volume 256: Number 3—September 2010 Thin-Section CT of the Lungs: The Hinterland of Normal David M. Hansell, MD, FRCP, FRCR Thin-section computed tomography (CT) of the lungs was introduced more than 20 years ago and has an establ...
updated Wed September 1, 2010
AJR:195, September 2010 New Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) Guidelines for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Comparison With Original RECIST and Impact on Assessment of Tumor Response to Targeted Therapy Mizuki Nishino1, Dav...
updated Wed September 8, 2010
Question 13: References: Mandelstamm M (1923) Ueber Primaeren Neubildungen des Herzen. Virchow Arch Path Anat 245: 43-54.Cox JE, Chiles C, Aquino SL et al (1997) Pulmonary artery sarcomas: a review of clinical and radiologic features. J Assi...
updated Tue September 14, 2010
Question 15: Massive Hemoptysis: Common Etiologies Pulmonary TBBronchogenic carcinomaCystic fibrosisAspergillosisLung abscessPneumoniaPulmonary artery aneurysm << Previous |  Next >>   ...
updated Wed September 15, 2010
Question 17: 68 year old male with a history of non-small cell lung cancer with increasing shortness of breath and chest pain. What is the best diagnosis? Image 1 of 12  Next >> ...
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Question 17: 68 year old male with a history of non-small cell lung cancer with increasing shortness of breath and chest pain. What is the best diagnosis? Image 1  of 12  Next >> ...
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Question 17: 68 year old male with a history of non-small cell lung cancer with increasing shortness of breath and chest pain. What is the best diagnosis? Image 10  of 12 << Previous |  Next >> ...
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Question 17: 68 year old male with a history of non-small cell lung cancer with increasing shortness of breath and chest pain. What is the best diagnosis? Image 11  of 12 << Previous |  Next >> ...
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Question 18: SVC Obstruction: etiology Lung cancerLymphomaThymoma Fibrosing mediastinitis (histoplasmosis is most common)Radiation fibrosisIatrogenic (due to catheter placement) << Previous |  Next >> ...
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updated Fri October 1, 2010
RadioGraphics 2010; 30:1163-1181 Lung Cancer Staging Essentials: The New TNM Staging System and Po-tential Imaging Pitfalls Stacy J. UyBico, MD , Carol C. Wu, MD , Robert D. Suh, MD , Nanette H. Le, DO , Kathleen Brown, MD , Mayil S. Krishnam, MD, ...
updated Wed October 6, 2010
AJR:195, October 2010 Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia: Serial High-Resolution CT Findings in 22 Patients Ju Won Lee, Kyung Soo Lee, Ho Yun Lee, Man Pyo Chung, Chin A Yi, Tae Sung Kim, Myung Jin Chung OBJECTIVE. We conducted a review of serial high-...
updated Mon November 1, 2010
RadioGraphics 2010; 30:1567-1586 Pulmonary Sarcoidosis: Typical and Atypical Manifestations at High Resolution CT with Pathologic Correlation Eva Criado, MD , Marcelo Sánchez, MD , José Ramírez, MD, PhD Pedro Arguis, MD , Teres...
updated Mon December 13, 2010
AJR:195, December 2010 Gary M. Israel, Lawrence Cicchiello, James Brink, Walter Huda OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of patient size on the amount of radiation used to perform CT examinations of the chest, abdome...
updated Thu January 6, 2011
AJR:196, January 2011 Atul B. Shinagare Nikhil H.Ramaiya Jyothi P. JagannathanFiona M. Fennessy Mary-Ellen Taplin Annick D. Van-den Abbeele OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the metastatic pattern of muscle-inva­sive bladder ...
updated Thu January 6, 2011
AJR:196, January 2011 Rianne Wittenberg Joost F. Peters Jeroen J. Sonnemans Shandra Bipat Mathias Prokop Cornelia M. Schaefer-Prokop OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to assess the relationship between CT image quality and the number and ty...
updated Thu January 6, 2011
AJR:196, January 2011 Michael V. M. Dupont Cristina A. Dragean EmmanuelE.Coche OBJECTIVE. The right ventricle is often overlooked on chest and even cardiac MDCT studies. This article will review the normal anatomy of the right ventricle on MDCT and ...
updated Wed February 2, 2011
Radiology:Volume 258: Number 2—February 2011 Marie-Pierre Revel, MD, PhD Stéphanie Cohen, MD Olivier Sanchez, MD Marie-Anne Collignon, MD Rokhaya Thiam, MS Alban Redheuil, MD Guy Meyer, MD Guy Frija, MD Purpose: To evaluate the rate of ...
updated Fri October 1, 1999
Radiology 1999; 213:73-78 Pickhardt Perry J., Siegel Marilyn J. PURPOSE: To study the appearance and distribution of posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) at abdominal computed tomography (CT). MATERIALS AND METHODS: The authors...
updated Thu January 1, 2004
Radiology 2004; 230:101-108. Aoki T, Nagata Y, Negoro Y, Takayama K, Mizowaki T, Kokubo M, Oya N, Mitsumori M, Hiraoka M. PURPOSE: To evaluate the computed tomographic (CT) appearance of tumors and lung injury in patients who have undergone stere...
updated Fri October 1, 2004
Radiology 2004; 233:182-190. Remy-Jardin M, Sobaszek A, Duhamel A, Mastora I, Zanetti C, Remy J. PURPOSE: To evaluate the depiction of lung and pleural asbestos-related lesions with low-dose four-detector row spiral computed tomography (CT). MA...
updated Mon March 14, 2011
Cardiac Sarcoma: Facts -Most common primary cardiac malignancy -More common in woman -Age is usually 20-50 years of age -75% originate in the right atrium -Multiple lesions occur in 60% of patients -Angiosarcoma is the most common type and rhabdomyos...
updated Mon November 1, 2004
AJR 2004; 183:1209-1215. Li F, Aoyama M, Shiraishi J, Abe H, Li Q, Suzuki K, Engelmann R, Sone S, MacMahon H, Doi K. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to evaluate whether a computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) scheme can assist radiologists in di...
updated Mon November 1, 2004
AJR 2004; 183:1217-1223. Boll DT, Gilkeson RC, Fleiter TR, Blackham KA, Duerk JL, Lewin JS. OBJECTIVE: The objective of our study was to assess physiologic lung deformation and compression originating from cardiovascular motion and their subseque...
updated Mon November 1, 2004
AJR 2004; 183:1497-1506. Daltro P, Fricke BL, Kuroki I, Domingues R, Donnelly LF. Congenital lung lesions in children may involve the lung parenchyma, bronchi, arterial supply, and venous drainage. Such lesions may present with respiratory sympt...
updated Wed December 1, 2004
J Comput Assist Tomogr 2004;28:790-795. Wong K, Antonio GE, Hui DS, Ho C, Chan P, Ng W, Shing K, Wu A, Lee N, Yap F, Joynt GM, Sung JJ, Ahuja A. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate thin-section computed tomography findings of patients with severe acute respir...
updated Sat January 1, 2005
Radiology 2005; 234:189-196. Chae EJ, Kim JK, Kim SH, Bae SJ, Cho KS. PURPOSE: To retrospectively analyze the recurrence patterns of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and the factors affecting tumor recurrence. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The institutional...
updated Sat January 1, 2005
AJR 2005; 184:273-282. Marchiori E, Souza Jr. AS, Franquet T, Muller NL. Diffuse high-attenuation pulmonary abnormalities can result from the deposition of calcium or, less commonly, other high-attenuation material such as talc, amiodarone, iron,...
updated Sat October 1, 2005
Radiology 2005; 237:114-122. MacKersie AB, Lane MJ, Gerhardt RT, Claypool HA, Keenan S, Katz DS, Tucker JE. PURPOSE: To prospectively evaluate and compare the diagnostic accuracy of unenhanced helical computed, tomography (CT) for patients with n...
updated Sat October 1, 2005
AJR 2005; 185:985-988. Kim SY, Seo JB, Chae EJ, Do KH, Lee JS, Song JW, Song KS, Lim TH. OBJECTIVE: The objectives of our study were to determine the incidence of filling defects in pulmonary arterial stumps on CT after pneumonectomy and to evalu...
updated Tue November 1, 2005
Radiology 2005; 237:395-400. MacMahon H, Austin JH, Gamsu G, Herold CJ, Jett JR, Naidich DP, Patz Jr. EF, Swensen SJ. Lung nodules are detected very commonly on computed tomographic (CT) scans of the chest, and the ability to detect very small no...
updated Tue November 1, 2005
Radiology 2005; 237:385-394. Furtado CD, Aguirre DA, Sirlin CB, Dang D, Stamato SK, Lee P, Sani F, Brown MA, Levin DL, Casola G. PURPOSE: To retrospectively determine the frequency and spectrum of findings and recommendations reported with whole-...
updated Thu December 1, 2005
RadioGraphics 2005; 25:1639-1652. Beigelman-Aubry C, Hill C, Guibal A, Savatovsky J, Grenier PA. Many acute and chronic lung diseases are characterized by diffuse infiltration of the lung parenchyma. High-resolution computed tomography (CT) has b...
updated Thu December 1, 2005
Radiology 2005; 237:803-818. Munden RF, Swisher SS, Stevens CW, Stewart DJ. Lung cancer is the most common type of cancer and is the leading cause ot cancer deaths in the United State* for both men and women. Even though the 5-ycar survival rate ...
updated Thu December 1, 2005
AJR 2005; 185:1509-1515. Aziz ZA, Wells AU, Desai SR, Ellis SM, Walker AE, MacDonald S, Hansell DM. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to identify ancillary morphologic features on high-resolution CT that modify airflow obstruction and gas tran...
updated Thu December 1, 2005
J Comput Assist Tomogr 2005;29:805-814. Bruzzi JF, Remy-Jardin M, Kirsch J, Hennion D, Deken-Delanoy V, Duhamel A, Remy J. OBJECTIVE: To describe the site and severity of cardiogenic motion artifacts on 16-slice multidetector computed tomography ...
updated Sun October 1, 2006
RadioGraphics 2006; 26:1449-1467. Chae EJ, Seo JB, Kim SY, Do KH, Heo JN, Lee JS, Song KS, Song JW, Lim TH. Pneumonectomy is the treatment of choice for bronchogenic carcinoma and intractable end-stage lung diseases such as tuberculosis and bron...
updated Sun October 1, 2006
AJR 2006; 187:1115. Cademartiri F, Mollet NR, Lemos PA, Saia F, Midiri M, de Feyter PJ, Krestin GP. OBJECTIVE: Transpulmonary sonography contrast agents, in conjunction with contrast-specific imaging techniques, are increasingly accepted in clini...
updated Sun October 1, 2006
AJR 2006; 187:1085-1090. Franquet T, Rodriguez S, Martino R, Gimenez A, Salinas T, Hidalgo A. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to use serial thin-section CT scans to assess the incidence of respiratory viral infection and lung abnormaliti...
updated Sun October 1, 2006
AJR 2006; 187:1079-1084. Ng QS, Goh V, Klotz E, Fichte H, Saunders MI, Hoskin PJ, Padhani AR. OBJECTIVE: To date, quantitative assessment of tumor vascularity using perfusion CT has been limited to a single tumor level, with the potential for mea...
updated Sun October 1, 2006
Radiology 2006; 241:251-257. Gietema HA, Wang Y, Xu D, van Klaveren RJ, de Koning H, Scholten E, Verschakelen J, Kohl G, Oudkerk M, Prokop M. PURPOSE: To retrospectively determine interobserver variability of semiautomated volume measurements of ...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
Radiology 2006; 241:880-891. Eibel R, Herzog P, Dietrich O, Rieger CT, Ostermann H, Reiser MF, Schoenberg SO. PURPOSE: To compare parallel acquisition magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with thin-section helical computed tomography (CT) for depictio...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
Radiology 2006; 241:892-898. Zhao B, Schwartz LH, Moskowitz CS, Ginsberg MS, Rizvi NA, Kris MG. PURPOSE: To prospectively quantify tumor response or progression in patients with lung cancer by using thin-section computed tomography (CT) and a sem...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
Contrast Use in Cardiac CTA Applications; Supplement to Applied Radiology: December 2006. Fishman EK. The state of the art of computed tomography (CT) is constantly changing. Today, new technology is being introduced every 12 to 18 months, a pac...
updated Fri December 1, 2006
Contrast Use in Cardiac CTA Applications; Supplement to Applied Radiology: December 2006. Gilkeson C. Nearly 1 million people in the United States have documented congenital heart disease, while another 100,000 to 400,000 people have an undiagno...
updated Thu November 1, 2007
Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (2007) 1, 97-105 Matthew J. Budoff, MD*, Ambarish Gopal, MD Abstract. Although the intent of cardiac computed tomographic angiography (CTA) is to visualize the coronary, aortic, and cardiac structure...
updated Thu November 1, 2007
AJR:189, November 2007 Kyung Won Lee, Miyoung Kim, David S. Gierada, Kyongtae T. Bae OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the performance of a computer-aided program that allows automated matching of metastatic pulmonary ...
updated Sat December 1, 2007
Acad Radiol 2007; 14:1409-1421 Samuel G. Armato III, PhD, Michael F. McNitt-Gray, PhD, Anthony P. Reeves, PhD, Charles R. Meyer, PhD Geoffrey McLennan, MD, PhD, Denise R. Aberle, MD, Ella A. Kazerooni, MD, MS, Heber MacMahon, MD Edwin J....
updated Sat December 1, 2007
AJR:189, December 2007 Sun Young Jeong, Kyung Soo Lee, Joungho Han, Byung-Tae Kim, Tae Sung Kim, Young Mog Shim, Jhingook Kim OBJECTIVE. The purpose of our study was to show the integrated 18F-FDG PET/CT findings of salivary gland type c...
updated Sat December 1, 2007
Emerg Radiol (2007) 14:297-310 Guillermo P. Sangster , Aldo Gonzalez-Beicos , Alberto I. Carbo , Maureen G. Heldmann , Hassan Ibrahim , Patricia Carrascosa , Miguel Nazar Horacio B. D'Agostino Abstract This pictorial review discusses multi-d...
updated Tue January 1, 2008
APPLIED RADIOLOGY www.appliedradiology.com Heidi C. Roberts, MD, FRCP(C) Computer-aided detection (CAD) software tools have been developed to support radiologists and help them cope with the ever-increasing number of images that need ...
updated Tue January 1, 2008
Emerg Radiol (2007) 14:383-388 DOI 10.1007/sl 0140-007-0659-0 Piyush D. Banker o Vineet R. Jain o Linda B. Haramati Abstract The purpose of this study is to assess the impact on clinical decision making of chest computed tomography (CT) in immun...
updated Tue January 1, 2008
Acad Radiol 2007; 14:1455-1463 Samuel G. Armato III, Rachael Y. Roberts, Michael F. McNitt-Gray, Charles R. Meyer, Anthony P. Reeves, Geoffrey McLennan, Roger M. Engelmann, Peyton H. Bland, Denise R. Aberle, Ella A. Kazerooni, Heber MacMahon, Edwin ...
updated Tue January 1, 2008
Acad Radiol 2007; 14:1475-1485 Anthony P. Reeves, PhD, Alberto M. Biancardi, PhD, Tatiyana V. Apanasovich, PhD, Charles R. Meyer, PhD Heber MacMahon, MD, Edwin J.R. van Beek, MD, Ella A. Kazerooni, MD, MS, David Yankelevitz, MD Michael F. McNitt-Gra...
updated Sun June 1, 2008
Radiology: Volume 247: Number 3-June 2008 Edward Y. Lee, MD, MPH Phillip M.Boiselle, MD Robert H. Cleveland, MD Congenital lung anomalies vary widely in their clinical manifestation and imaging appearance. Although radio-graphs play a role in th...
updated Sun June 1, 2008
AJR:190, June 2008 Filippo Cademartiri, Giacomo Luccichenti, Anselmo Alessandro Palumbo,Erica Maffei, Giovanna Pisi, Maurizio Zompatori, Gabriel P. Krestin OBJECTIVE. The objective of our study was to assess the accuracy of one of the most ...
updated Wed October 1, 2008
AJR:191, October 2008 Baskaran Sundaram, Barry H. Gross, Fernando J. Martinez, Eugene Oh, Nestor L. Miiller, Matt Schipper, Ella A. Kazerooni OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the predominant findings at high-resolution ...
updated Wed October 1, 2008
AJR:191, October 2008 Ritu R.Gill, Angeline C. Poh, Phillip C.Camp, Jean M.Allen, Mark T. Delano,Francine L. Jacobson, Andetta Hunsaker, Yolonda L. Colson OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to illustrate the spectrum of central airway and vas...
updated Wed October 1, 2008
AJR:191, October 2008 Hiroaki Arakawa, Kiminori Fujimoto, Koichi Honma, Narufumi Suganuma, Hiroshi Morikubo, Yoshiaki Saito, Hisao Shida, Yasushi Kaji OBJECTIVE. The objective of our study was to evaluate serial CT changes from normal or near-normal...
updated Wed October 1, 2008
Radiology: Volume 249: Number 1—October 2008 Marie-Pierre Revel, MD Jean-Baptiste Faivre, MD Thierry Letourneau, MD, PhD Hilde Henon, MD, PhD Didie rLeys, MD Valerie Delannoy-Deken, MS Martine Remy-Jardin, MD, PhD Jacques Remy, MD Purpose: To ...
updated Sat November 1, 2008
J Comput Assist Tomogr , Volume 32, Number 5, September/October 2008 Marco Francone, MD, Elisabetta Di Castro, PhD, Alessandro Napoli, MD,Chiara Bolzan, PhD, lacopo Carbone, MD, Linda Bertoletti, MD, Luigi Iuliano, MD, Carlo Catalano, MD, and Robert...
updated Thu January 1, 2009
AJR:192,January 2009 Lynne M. Hurwitz, Terry T. Yoshizumi Philip C. Goodman Rendon C. Nelson Greta Toncheva Giao B. Nguyen Carolyn Lowry Colin Anderson-Evans OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to assess whether radiation dose savings us¬i...
updated Sun February 1, 2009
J Comput Assist Tomogr Volume 33, Number 1, January/February 2009 Dae Chul Jung, MD, Hyuck Jae Choi, MD, Hyae Young Kim, MD, and Kang Hyun Lee, MD Purpose: To retrospectively assess the usefulness of contrast-enhanced computed tomographic (CT) att...
updated Sun February 1, 2009
J Comput Assist Tomogr Volume 33, Number 1, January/February 2009 Haruhiro Saito, MD, Kouzo Yamada, MD, Nobuyuki Hamanaka, MD, Fumihiro Oshita, MD, Hiroyuki Ito, MD, Haruhiko Nakayama, MD, Tomoyuki Yokose, Yoichi Kameda, MD, and Kazumasa Noda, MD ...
updated Wed April 1, 2009
Radiology: Volume 251: Number 1—April 2009 Dai Inoue, MD Yoh Zen, MD Hitoshi Abo, MD Toshifumi Gabata, MD Hiroshi Demachi, MD Takeshi Kobayashi, MD Jyun Yoshikawa, MD ShiroMiyayama, MD Masahide Yasui, MD Yasuni Nakanuma, MD Osamu Matsu, MD Pur...
updated Wed July 1, 2009
AJR 2009;193:144-149 Sven F. Thieme, Thorsten R. C. Johnson, Christopher Lee, Justin McWilliams, Christoph R. Becker, Maximilian F. Reiser1 Konstantin Nikolaou OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility and diagnostic value o...
updated Thu October 1, 2009
Radiology: Volume 253: Number 1— October 2009 Martine Loeve, MD Maarten H. Lequin, MD, PhD Marleen de Bruijne, PhD leneke J. C. Hartmann, MD, PhD Krista Gerbrands, MD Marcel van Straten, PhD Wim C.J. Hop, PhD Harm A.W.M.Tiddens,MD,PhD Purpos...
updated Thu October 1, 2009
J Comput Assist Tomogr , Volume 33, Number 5, September/October 2009 Hiromitsu Sumikawa, MD, PhD, Takeshi Johkoh, MD, PhD, Shuji Yamamoto, PhD, Masahiro Yanagawa, MD,Atsuo Inoue, MD, PhD, Osamu Honda, MD, PhD, Shigeyuki Yoshida, MD, Noriyuki Tomiyam...
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AJR:193, October2009 Jianwei Wang, Ning Wu, Matthew D. Cham, Ying Song OBJECTIVE. The objectives of this study were to prospectively evaluate changes in tu­mor perfusion after chemoradiation therapy and to investigate the feasibility of perfusi...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
AJR:193, November 2009 Michel D. Crema, Monica D. Marra, Ali Guermazi, Frank W. Roemer, Klaus Bohndorf, Nabil Jomaah Ulnocarpal impaction syndrome is a degenerative condition caused by increased load transmission through the ulnar aspect of the wri...
updated Sun November 1, 2009
AJR:193, November 2009 Carole A. Ridge, Shaunagh McDermott, Bridget J. Freyne, Donal J. Brennan, Conor D. Collins, Stephen J. Skehan OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to retrospectively compare the diagnostic adequacy of lung scintigraphy wi...
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AJR:193, November 2009 Maria d'Almeida Bastos, Edward Y. Lee, Keith J. Strauss, David Zurakowski, Donald A. Tracy, Phillip M. Boiselle OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to address the controversy whether the quality of volumetric high–...
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RadioGraphics 2009; 29:1921-1938 Jan V. Hirschmann, MD , Sudhakar N. J. Pipavath, MBBS J. David-Godwin, MD Most cases of hypersensitivity pneumonitis develop only after many years of inhaling allergens, which include microbes, animal or plant prot...
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RadioGraphics 2009; 29:1909-1920 Guillaume Bierry, MD, PhD 'Julien Boileau, MD, Cindy Barnig, MD Bernard Gasser, MD, PhD, Anne Sophie Korganow, MD, PhD Xavier Buy, MD , MiYoung Jeung, MD , Catherine Roy, MD Afshin Gangi, MD, PhD Humoral immunodefi...
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Radiology: Volume 253: Number 3—December 2009 Myrna C. B. Godoy. MD David P. Naidich, MD Pulmonary nodule characterization is currently being redefined as new clinical, radiologic, and pathologic data are reported, necessitating a reevaluatio...
updated Tue December 1, 2009
Acad Radiol 2009; 16:1518-1530 Berkman Sahiner, PhD, Heang-Ping Chan, PhD, Lubomir M. Hadjiiski, PhD, Philip N. Cascade, MD, Ella A. Kazerooni, MD, Aamer R. Chughtai, MD, Chad Poopat, MD, Thomas Song, MD, Luba Frank, MD, Jadranka Stojanovska, MD, An...
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AJR 193, December 2009 Prachi P. Agarwal, Sandro Cinti, Ella A. Kazeroon OBJECTIVE. This article reviews the chest radiographic and CT findings in patients with presumed/laboratory-confirmed novel swine-origin influenza A (HlNl) virus (S-OIV) infect...
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"Effective dose from coronary CT angiography by using volume scanning with an optimized exposure time of 5.8 mSv at 120 kVp and 4.4 mSv at 100 kVp, using International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) publication 103 tissue-weighting fac...
updated Mon March 28, 2011
Pericardial Cyst: Facts - More common in right cardiophrenic space (77%) - Congenital in origin - Always asymptomatic - Attenuation usually 0-20 HU - No enhancement on contrast enhanced studies Primary Pericardial Metastases: Differential Dx - Benign...
updated Tue March 29, 2011
Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation:Facts - AKA CAM - Intralobar mass of disorganized pulmonary parenchyma that communicates with bronchial tree - 25% of congenital lung disorders - On CT and CXR can look like lung abscess or necrotizing pneumonia - Equ...
updated Tue March 29, 2011
CT of Breast Cancer Pulmonary metastases occur in 30% of all malignancies, usually through hematogenous dissemination. In 10-25% of cases, the lungs are the only site of metastasis. The classic CT appearance is that of multiple well-defined nodules...
updated Tue March 29, 2011
"The issue of incidental findings in medical imaging will always be with us. Budoff et al. reminded us of the cost of pursuing unrequested information. Northam et al. found potential benefit. We may debate whether to perform an imaging examination. ...
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RadioGraphics 2011; 31:585-590 Nasir A. Siddiqui, MD , Carl R. Fuhrman, MD History A 48-year-old man presented with shortness of breath that had worsened over the previous few years. He reported that he became short of breath during mild exer...
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RadioGraphics 2011; 31:453-463 Tyler B. Fredenburg, MD , Tiffanie R. Johnson, MD , Mervyn D. Cohen, MBChB The Fontan procedure refers to any operation that results in the flow of systemic venous blood to the lungs without passing through a ven- ...
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Acad Radiol 2011; 18:424-436 Mizuki Nishino, MD, David M. Jackman, MD, Hiroto Hatabu, MD, PhD, Pasi A. Jänne, MD, PhD, Bruce E. Johnson, MD, Annick D. Van den Abbeele, MD Recent discoveries characterizing the molecular basis of lung cancer bro...
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AJR: 196, April 2011 Hiroaki Arakawa Koichi Honma OBJECTIVE. Originally used to describe the macroscopic appearance of various pathologic processes with multiple cysts, honeycomb lung is now the term used to describe end-stage pulmonary fibrosis. T...
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"Solitary fibrous tumors tend to be well defined, ovoid, heterogeneously enhancing lesions. MRI characteristically depicts areas of low signal intensity that correspond to dense collagen. The findings of lesion multiplicity and hypermetabolism on PE...
updated Wed November 2, 2011
“C” - Double aortic arch - Rare anomaly caused by persistence (to varying degree) of the fetal double aortic arch system. - The ascending aorta divides into two arches that pass to either side of the esophagus and trachea and reunite to f...
updated Tue April 12, 2011
Key Point Was the high rate of incorrect diagnosis more of a communication error than a film interpretation error? Who was the source of the error? The radiologist The oncologist The communication network   "We do not know whether ther...
updated Thu December 1, 2011
 “After the publication of the NLST (National Lung Screening Trial) results, physicians will be faced with whether to begin ordering low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) of the chest to screen for lung cancer in patients with a history of t...
updated Wed April 27, 2011
"These capabilities are promising for improved detection and characterization of lesions in the abdomen and pelvis and for evaluation of vascular structures." Dual-Energy Multidetector CT: How Does It Work, What Can It Tell Us, and When Can We U...
updated Wed April 27, 2011
“ Dual-energy CT can offer a “one-stop” assessment of anatomy and perfusion in CTEPH. The additional information provided by dual-energy CT could have a future role in helping guide patient selection for thromboendarterectomy surger...
updated Thu January 5, 2012
“ Axial,multiplanar and 3D volume rendered images serve equally well as methods for assessing the side of the aorta to diagnose anomalies. For evaluation of coarctation and patent ductus arteriosus, multiplanar and 3D volume-rendered images per...
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Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (2011) 5, 113-118 Matthew J. Budoff, MD, Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH, Gregory L. Kinney, PhD, John E. Hokanson, PhD, R. Graham Barr, MD, Robert Steiner, MD, Hrudaya Nath, MD, Carmen Lopez-Garcia Jennifer Blac...
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Radiology: Volume 259: Number 2-May 2011 Francesco Fraioli, MD Michele Anzidei, MD Fulvio Zaccagna, MD Maria Luisa Mennini, MD Goffredo Serra, MD Bruno Gori, MD Flavia Longo, MD Carlo Catalano, MD Roberto Passariello, MD Purpose: To determine whet...
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AJR:196, May 2011 Edward Y. Lee Donald A. Tracy, Soran A. Mahmood, Christopher B. Weldon, David Zurakowski, Phillip M. Boiselle OBJECTIVE. The objective of our study was to compare the preoperative diagnostic ac­curacy of axial, multiplanar, and...
updated Wed May 25, 2011
Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Pancreas: Facts -Usually hypervascular metastases -Multiple lesions are common and may be seen in half the cases -Occurs with a median interval of 6.5 to 12 years from original diagnosis. Longest interval from o...
updated Thu June 9, 2011
AJR:196,June 2011 Danielle M. Seaman Cristopher A. Meyer Matthew D. Gilman Francis X. McCormack OBJECTIVE. This article will illustrate and describe the spectrum of diseases associated with air cysts at high-resolution CT (HRCT). CONCLUSION. HRCT is...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: Exam Technique and Protocols MDCT requires a careful analysis and modification of many of our single detector CT protocols. The specific protocols used including mAs, kVp etc. are contained in the protocol section but several basic principles ...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: Early Lung Cancer Screening One of the hottest topics in both Radiology as well as Oncology and Epidemiology revolves around the potential role of CT in screening high-risk patients (smokers) for lung cancer. With an estimated 160,000 deaths i...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: CT of the Pericardium Introduction: Although often not considered the primary imaging modality for evaluation of the heart, when it comes to the pericardium computed tomography compliments and in many cases surpasses echocardiograms and magnet...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: CT Angiography:Thoracic Applications: Advanced Topics in CT Scanning 3D Imaging CT Angiography and Virtual Imaging Leo P. Lawler, MD, FRCR1 1The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Medical Institut...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: Coronary Artery Calcifications in Women: CT Scoring Leo P. Lawler, MD, FRCR Introduction Coronary artery disease remains one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity for women in the western world. In recent decades there has been sign...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: The Advantages of Multidetector CT Scanning with a Focus on CT Angiography Elliot K. Fishman M.D. Karen Horton M.D. Introduction As we enter the first year of this new millennium we are promised a changing world whether that change be in tele...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: Aortic Aneurysm  Dissection Evaluation The role of CT in the evaluation of known or suspected aneurysm has become one of the major applications of CT angiography. The use of a non-invasive imaging technique that also allows specific measu...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: Imaging of the Bony Thorax Volume data acquisition with MDCT provides an important tool for evaluation of the bony thorax. Whether the process relates to congenital or acquired thoracic deformities, infection, trauma or neoplastic disease mult...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest:Pulmonary Embolism Evaluation Pulmonary embolism accounts for 10% of all hospital deaths and is a contributing factor in another 10%. Over 500,000 patients experience a pulmonary embolism each year and over 50,000 will die from pulmonary emboli...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: Other Thoracic Applications Including 3D Airway Imaging and Aortic Dissection Leo P. Lawler, MD, FRCR1, Elliot K. Fishman MD, FACR1. 3D Lung CT-Introduction The potential for superior image quality and alternate methods of data display and an...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: Oncologic Imaging One of the classic applications of CT has always been in the detection and staging of thoracic malignancies. Prior studies with single detector CT demonstrated that careful attention to technique with doubling of the frequenc...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: Multidetector Row CT of the Thorax Data Management ;2D and 3D Visualization of Thoracic MDCT Data Leo P. Lawler, MD, FRCR1, Elliot K. Fishman MD, FACR1. 1All authors; The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, John...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: Multidetector Row Computed Tomography and 3D Volume Rendering For Adult Airway Imaging Leo P. Lawler, MD, FRCR, Frank S. Corl, MS, Elliot K. Fishman MD,FACR. INTRODUCTION The new high quality volume data sets that can be rapidly acquired with...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: Multidetector Computed Tomography of Thoracic Pathology with an Emphasis on 3D Volume Rendering and CT Angiography Leo P. Lawler, M.D.1 Elliot K. Fishman, M.D., FACR1 1From the Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest:Virtual Bronchoscopy Although one of the touted virtues of virtual bronchoscopy was to provide the bronchoscopist with a way of "procedural rehearsal" this has been more of a potential application than a primary imaging study. Several articles ...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: Technical Aspects of Chest Multidetector CT Technical Aspects Overview Multidetector CT (MDCT) is far more than an upgrade of single detector CT (SDCT), and in many instances provides technology and capabilities that were never even considered...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest: Spiral CT of the Chest Part I HRCT, Tumors and Nodules Leo P. Lawler, MD, FRCR. Assistant Professor Introduction. The chest contents may be divided into those structures whose primary function is gas exchange and those whose primary function...
updated Thu September 8, 2011
Chest:Volume Rendering of the Pediatric Airway- A Problem Solving Tool INTRODUCTION. Background. Despite the demise of tracheobronchography there remains a demand for the types of images it produced, that is, comprehensive, whole lung images of the...
updated Wed September 14, 2011
Colon: Neoplastic Disease: Metastatic Cancer: Classic CT Patterns of Dissemination Introduction CT scanning is the modality of choice for the staging of most neoplasms. CT scanning can rapidly and efficiently survey the entire body in the search for ...
updated Wed September 14, 2011
Colon: Non Neoplastic Disease: Spectrum of DiseaseIntroduction Computed tomography (CT) plays an important role in the evaluation of patients with abdominal pain. Recently, the utility of CT in patients with suspected colonic pathology has been d...
updated Fri September 16, 2011
Small Bowel: Mestenteric Neoplasms: Patterns of Disease Spread at CT SHEILA SHETH, KAREN M HORTON, MELISSA GARLAND AND ELLIOT K FISHMAN INTRODUCTION The small bowel mesentery is a broad fan shaped fold of peritoneum that suspends the small bowel ...
updated Fri September 16, 2011
Small Bowel: Diagnosis and Staging of Cancer of the Small Bowel and Appendix Karen M. Horton, MD and Elliot K. Fishman, MD Neoplasms of the small bowel continue to pose a significant diagnostic challenge to both the clinician and radiologist. This i...
updated Fri January 27, 2012
Lymphangitic Carcinoma: Differential Diagnosis - Pulmonary edema - Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis - Scleroderma - Lymphoma - Drug reaction - Asbestosis - Hypersensitivity pneumonitisLymphangitic Carcinoma: Source of Tumor - Breast cancer - Gastric ca...
updated Wed February 1, 2012
Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy: Facts - Estimated incidence of 10.6 per 100,000 - Risk is highest in the post partum period - Prevalence of PE in pregnant woman presenting with clinical symptoms is in the 3-6% range - CT is a challenge in the pregna...
updated Wed February 1, 2012
What is the role of CAD in CT today? - Virtual colonoscopy - Coronary artery stenosis detection - Lung nodule detection - Pulmonary embolism detection“ At the expense of increased reading time, CAD has the potential to increase reader sensitivi...
updated Thu February 2, 2012
Cardiac Tamponade: Causes - Malignant pericardial effusion - Free wall aortic rupture following a myocardial infarction - Rupture of a coronary artery aneurysm - Complications of endocarditis - Cardiac neoplasms - Dressler syndrome - TraumaCardiac Ta...
updated Thu February 2, 2012
Fetal and Maternal Doses Associated with Diagnostic Tests for PESome Explanations for the Decision Process - “ In pregnant woman with suspected PE and a normal CXR, we recommend lung scintigraphy as the next imaging test rather than CTPA.&rdquo...
updated Thu February 2, 2012
Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy: Facts - Estimated incidence of 10.6 per 100,000 - Risk is highest in the post partum period - Prevalence of PE in pregnant woman presenting with clinical symptoms is in the 3-6% range - CT is a challenge in the pregna...
updated Wed February 29, 2012
Steatosis (Fatty Infiltration of the Liver) CT Findings - Decreased density (less than spleen on NC, 25 HU less on CECT) - Vessels course through undisturbed - Geographic areas --Can be rounded (esp ~ ligaments + vessels), resemble metastasesNonalcoh...
updated Wed February 29, 2012
Small Bowel Neoplasms - Relatively Rare - 1-2% of all GI cancers arise in the small bowel - ACS: estimated 7570 new cases and 1100 deaths due to small bowel cancer in US in 2011 - The US has among the highest age-adjusted incidence of small bowel tum...
updated Fri March 2, 2012
Ground-Glass Opacity: significance - morphologic abnormalities below the resolution of HRCT - histology nonspecific - air space disease in 14% - interstitial disease in 54% - mixed disease in 32% - acute or chronic symptoms? Leung et al. Radiology 19...
updated Fri March 30, 2012
Adrenal Metastases: Common Sites of Origin - Renal cell carcinoma - Melanoma - Lung cancer - Colorectal cancer - Breast cancer - Lymphoma...
updated Fri March 30, 2012
“ FDG PET showed no clear advantage for the staging of lung cancer with predominant GGO because of the low incidences of nodal and distant metastases.” Is There a Role for FDG PET in the Management of Lung Cancer Manifesting Predominantly...
updated Fri March 30, 2012
“ FDG PET showed no clear advantage for the staging of lung cancer with predominant GGO because of the low incidences of nodal and distant metastases.” Is There a Role for FDG PET in the Management of Lung Cancer Manifesting Predominantly...
updated Wed May 2, 2012
“ Lung nodules incidentally detected on abdominal CT were rarely malignant and were seen only in the setting of an underlying abdominal malignancy. Knowledge of such history is of critical importance to both the clinician and the radiologist.&r...
updated Thu May 31, 2012
“ Mesenteric fibromatosis, sclerosing mesenteritis, inflammatory pseudotumor, and extrapleural solitary fibrous tumor constitute a loosely associated group of benign fibrous tumors and tumorlike lesion of the mesentery.” Benign Fibrous Tu...
updated Thu May 31, 2012
Dose Reduction Protocols - Lower kVp selection (140 vs 120 vs 100 vs 80) - Use of Iterative reconstruction protocols - Dual energy CT scanning - Elimination of unnecessary phases like non-contrast CT scans in many applications - Limit volume of area ...
updated Tue June 26, 2012
“ Approximately 20-30% of patients with surgically treated localized RCC will eventually develop distant metastatic recurrence. The most common sites of metastatic spread are the lungs, lymph nodes, bones, liver and brain.” Imaging in the...
updated Tue June 26, 2012
“CT interpretation on an iPad enabled accurate identification of pulmonary embolism, equivalent to display on the PACS. This mobile device has the potential to expand radiologists' availability for consultation and expedite emergenc...
updated Wed August 1, 2012
Lymphoma: Facts - Hodgkins is most common in the anterior mediastinum - Nodes rarely calcify unless the patient has undergone radiation therapy or occasionally chemotherapy - Parenchymal involvement at time of presentation is rare (under 10%) - Non-H...
updated Wed August 1, 2012
SVC Obstruction: Facts - Lung cancer is most common cause - Collaterals are many and include azygous, hemiazygous, vertebral venous plexus, internal mammary veins, intercostal veins, lateral thoracic system - Common etiologies are lung cancer, metast...
updated Wed August 1, 2012
“ Unlike in children, intussusception is rare in adults and has a demonstrable cause in 90% of cases. Intussusception occurs when a segment (intussusceptum) of gastrointestinal tract invaginates with its mesenteric fold into an adjacent segment...
updated Tue August 28, 2012
Metastases to the Pancreas: CT Findings - Renal cell carcinoma and lung cancer are the most common sites of origin - Usually hypervascular mass for RCC and hypovascular mass for lung cancer - Mass is usually well defined - Duct dilatation is unusual ...
updated Mon October 1, 2012
“ The prevalence of clinically important incidental extraurinary findings at MDCT urography performed for hematuria was 6.8%.” Incidental Clinically Important Extraurinary Findings at MDCT Urography for Hematuria Evaluation: Prevalence in...
updated Mon October 1, 2012
“ In our study of 1209 MDCT urography examinations, 6.8% of patients had clinically important or potentially important incidental findings requiring further investigation. Of these clinically significant results proved uncommon with acute findi...
updated Tue October 2, 2012
“ Of patients undergoing CT angiography of the abdominal aorta and lower extremities, 15% had previously undiagnosed, highly important findings. Radiologists and referring clinicians should be aware of the frequency of these clinically signific...
updated Tue October 2, 2012
“ Overall eight (3%) of the 275 patients had findings of high clinical significance that resulted in medical therapy or surgical intervention, including lung carcinoma, renal cell carcinoma, colon carcinoma, cholangiocarcinoma, and pulmonary co...
updated Mon October 15, 2012
Incidentaloma: Definition “ Of patients undergoing CT angiography of the abdominal aorta and lower extremities, 15% had previously undiagnosed, highly important findings. Radiologists and referring clinicians should be aware of the frequency of...
updated Tue November 20, 2012
Functionality 1. Hormonal secretion 2. 11% of adenomas - Cushing syndrome - Conn syndrome 3. Nearly all pheochromocytomas secrete metanephrinesCushing’s Syndrome 1. Hypercortisolism - Increased fat (upper body, neck) - Fragile bones and skin - ...
updated Wed November 28, 2012
Gallbladder Pathology: Neoplastic - Gallbladder adenoma - Gallbladder cancer - Metastasis to gallbladderPattern Based Approach - Intraluminal mass - Focal wall thickening - Diffuse wall thickening - Mass replacing the gallbladderIntraluminal Mass - P...
updated Fri November 30, 2012
Autoimmune Pancreatitis 1. Diffuse enlargement of the pancreas - Rarely focal 2. Diffuse or segmental narrowing of the PD 3. Minimal peripancreatic stranding 4. Low attenuation capsule-like rim - May show delayed enhancement 5. Strictures of CBD - Th...
updated Wed December 5, 2012
Metastases 1. Most common site of solid organ metastases 2. Most common hepatic metastases are hypovascular 3. Most common lesions - Colon, lung, breast, pancreas, neuroendocrine, melanoma, stomach 4. 50% of colorectal cancer patients...
updated Wed December 5, 2012
Cirrhosis Chronic liver damage leading to fibrosis and nodular regeneration Most common causes: - Alcoholism - Hepatitis C - Hepatitis B - Biliary cirrhosis - Metabolic Cirrhosis - Primary Sclerosing CholangitisCirrhosis CT Findings: 1. Heterogeneous...
updated Tue December 18, 2012
Hereditary Renal Tumor Syndromes - Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome - Tuberous Sclerosis - Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome - Hereditary Papillary RCC - Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and renal cell carcinoma - Bilateral Wilms tumor - Renal medullary carcinoma Hereditar...
updated Tue December 18, 2012
“ Agreement is lacking, both across institutions and within departments, for the management of 6 commonly encountered incidental findings on body CT. Individual departments should develop internal guidelines to ensure consistent recommendations...
updated Tue December 18, 2012
Hereditary Renal Tumor Syndromes - Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome - Tuberous Sclerosis - Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome - Hereditary Papillary RCC - Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and renal cell carcinoma - Bilateral Wilms tumor - Renal medullary carcinoma Hereditar...
updated Wed January 30, 2013
“Vascular anomalies are one important component that can be discovered incidentally on imaging. Early detection of the asymptomatic early process that could be managed with early intervention is paramount, particularly for aortic aneurysm manag...
updated Thu January 31, 2013
“ Septic pulmonary embolism (SPE) is an uncommon disorder that generally presents with an insidious onset of fever, respiratory symptoms, and lung infiltrates. Clinical and radiologic features at presentation are usually nonspecific, and the di...
updated Tue February 26, 2013
Liver Metastases - Most common site of solid organ metastases - Most common hepatic metastases are hypovascular - Most common lesions - Colon, lung, breast, pancreas, neuroendocrine, melanoma, stomach - 50% of colorectal cancer patients...
updated Wed February 27, 2013
Cirrhosis - Chronic liver damage leading to fibrosis and nodular regeneration - Most common causes: - Alcoholism - Hepatitis C - Hepatitis B - Biliary cirrhosis - Metabolic Cirrhosis - Primary Sclerosing CholangitisCirrhosis - CT Findings: - Heteroge...
updated Wed March 27, 2013
“Cutaneous T-cell lymphomas are rare, distinct forms of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas. Of which, mycosis fungoides (MF) and Sézary syndrome (SS) are two of the most common forms.” A practical approach to accurate classification and stagi...
updated Wed March 27, 2013
Gaucher's disease is a rare, inherited disorder that causes too much of a substance called glucocerebroside to build up in your spleen, liver, lungs, bones and sometimes in your brain. The buildup prevents these organs from working properly. There ar...
updated Thu April 25, 2013
“ In rare instances, IgG4-related sclerosing disease manifests atypical features in various organs in the abdomen. It is important that radiologists be aware of the typical and atypical features of this disease to provide timely effective treat...
updated Wed February 1, 2012
Radiology: Volume 262: Number 2-February 2012 Ann N. Leung Todd M. Bull Roman Jaeschke Charles J. Lockwood Phillip M. Boiselle Lynne M. Hurwitz Andra H. James Laurence B. McCullough Yusuf Menda Michael J. Paidas    Henry D. Royal Vict...
updated Mon April 29, 2013
“To conduct a systematic review of the evidence regarding the benefits and harms of lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT). A multisociety collaborative initiative (involving the American Cancer Society, American Colleg...
updated Fri February 3, 2012
AJR:198, February 2012 Ute Wagnetz Ravi J. Menezes Scott Boerner Narinder S. Paul Dirk Wagnetz Shaf Keshavjee Heidi C. Roberts OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to address the implications of invasive diagnostic procedures recommended by a l...
updated Fri May 31, 2013
Ernheim Chester Disease - Triad of diffuse septal interstitial lung disease, pleural thickening , perirenal encasement and sclerotic bone lesions. - Also known as Non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis of unknown etiologyErdheim Chester Disease: Parenchym...
updated Thu June 20, 2013
“A small bowel mass in a patient with a known malignancy is likely a metastasis; the most common malignancy involving the small bowel is metastatic. Small bowel metastases are categorized by means of spread: Intraperitoneal seeding, hematogenou...
updated Fri September 27, 2013
Pneumatosis Intestinalis: CT Findings - Low density linear or bubbly pattern of gas in the bowel wall - May be benign finding or a life threatening finding“ The frequency of detection of pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) appears to be increasing. T...
updated Fri September 27, 2013
“At the T1 and T2 rounds, positive screening results were observed in 27.9% and 16.8% of participants in the low-dose CT group and in 6.2% and 5.0% of participants in the radiography group, respectively. In the low-dose CT group, the sensitivit...
updated Tue October 1, 2013
Approach to Differential Diagnosis of Cardiac Masses - Is there a cardiac mass- - Anatomic location- - Intracavitary mass - Mass extension along great vessels - Pericardial mass - Valvular mass - Specific tissue characteristics- - Relevant clinical h...
updated Tue October 22, 2013
“ After aortic root surgery, findings can be categorized as complications within the aorta, complications outside the aorta, and benign postoperative changes. Distinction of normal findings from postoperative complications requires proper CT te...
updated Wed October 23, 2013
“ Visually isoattenuating pancreatic adenocarcinoma represents a small but meaningful subset of pancreatic cancer and has characteristic clinical and pathologic features. MR imaging and PET/CT may be useful as subsequent examinations when the p...
updated Tue November 26, 2013
Can you do a triple rule out (TRO)- - Answer: yes you can - Real Question is whether you should you be doing triple rule out studies in the EROBJECTIVES:The objective was to compare the image quality, diagnostic accuracy, radiation exposure, and cont...
updated Tue November 26, 2013
“The aim of this study was to evaluate for agreement with respect to how radiologists report incidental findings encountered on CT.” Common Incidental Findings on MDCT: Survey of Radiologist Recommendations for Patient Management Johnson ...
updated Tue December 17, 2013
“Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a tumor known for its unusual presentations and high rate of metastasis. Metastasis to lung, liver, bone and brain are common, but to skeletal muscle(SM) is very rare. Because only 11% of the RCC metastases to SM ...
updated Wed December 18, 2013
Mediastinal Adenopathy: Differential Diagnosis - Lung cancer - Lymphoma - Metastatic disease (Renal Cancer is most common) - Sarcoidosis - TB - Castleman’s Disease - Histoplasmosis“Mediastinal lymph node enlargements are caused most often...
updated Fri January 31, 2014
“ Nineteen studies including 15,877 patients (64% male) were analyzed. A three level analysis was performed to determine the prevalence of patients with incidental extracardiac findings, the prevalence of patients with major incidental extracar...
updated Fri January 31, 2014
“ Nineteen studies including 15,877 patients (64% male) were analyzed. A three level analysis was performed to determine the prevalence of patients with incidental extracardiac findings, the prevalence of patients with major incidental extracar...
updated Thu March 27, 2014
“Carcinoma of the urinary bladder is the most common malignancy in the Middle East and parts of Africa where schistosomiasis is a widespread problem. Much evidence supports the association between schistosomiasis and bladder cancer: this includ...
updated Thu March 27, 2014
“ During the year 2013 in the United States, an estimated 45,220 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and approximately 38,460 people will die of pancreatic cancer. This disease is the fourth most common cause of cancer-related deat...
updated Thu May 1, 2014
“ The skin and SQ tissues are by definition on the periphery of CT images and may often be overlooked by the interpreting radiologist. These findings may also be only partially included in the field of view, further complicating identification ...
updated Thu May 1, 2014
“ This study shows that missed PE can occur on abdominal CT. It is recommended that interpretation include a careful search of the lower pulmonary arterial vasculature on contrast-enhanced abdominal CT scans.” Missed Pulmonary Embolism on...
updated Fri May 2, 2014
“ This study shows that missed PE can occur on abdominal CT. It is recommended that interpretation include a careful search of the lower pulmonary arterial vasculature on contrast-enhanced abdominal CT scans.” Missed Pulmonary Embolism on...
updated Tue June 24, 2014
“ Pulmonary lymphoma is rare and represent less than 1% of primary lung cancer. Lung involvement is usually secondary. Primary pulmonary lymphoma encompass 10% of extranodal lymphoma. The majority are non-Hodgkin lymphoma (non-HL) and primary p...
updated Tue June 24, 2014
“Metastases to skeletal muscle have been reported from pancreatic, renal, colonic , pulmonary, gastric, and ovarian primary malignancies.” Helical CT of Skeletal Muscle Metastases from Primary Carcinomas Pretorius ES, Fishman EK AJR 2000;...
updated Wed June 25, 2014
“ Nonspontaneous internal jugular vein thrombosis is an uncommon condition that historically has been associated with deep neck infections, such as Lemierre syndrome, during the preantibiotic era. Today, trauma to the internal jugular vein from...
updated Wed June 25, 2014
“ Nonspontaneous internal jugular vein thrombosis is an uncommon condition that historically has been associated with deep neck infections, such as Lemierre syndrome, during the preantibiotic era. Today, trauma to the internal jugular vein from...
updated Thu August 28, 2014
“ The average prevalence of ECF was 41% and 16% for clinically significant ECF. Clinically significant ECF were most commonly detected in the lungs (50.2%), the abdomen (26.7%),the vessels (13.1%), the mediastinum (3.6%), and in other adjacent ...
updated Tue September 23, 2014
Thymoma: Facts - Thymomas are defined as tumors originating in the epithelial components of the thymus - 70% to 80% are totally encapsulated and classified as benign, and the remainder represents the group of malignant thymomas - Maximal diameters of...
updated Tue September 23, 2014
SVC Syndrome: Facts - Malignancies responsible for SVC syndrome in 78-97% of cases - Lung cancer and lymphoma are most common cause of SVC syndrome - Other causes of SVC syndrome include metastatic adenopathy (i.e. breast cancer). Germ cell tumors, t...
updated Thu October 30, 2014
Lung Cancer is the number 1 cause of cancer related deaths - In 2011 (the most recent year numbers are available from the CDC) - 207,339 people in the United States were diagnosed with lung cancer, including 110,322 men and 97,017 women. - 156,953 pe...
updated Thu October 30, 2014
NCI Factsheet - Tobacco smoke is harmful to smokers and nonsmokers. - Cigarette smoking causes many types of cancer, including cancers of the lung, esophagus, larynx (voice box), mouth, throat, kidney, bladder, pancreas, stomach, and cervix, as well ...
updated Tue December 16, 2014
“ Lung cancer is the most common neoplasm diagnosed worldwide. Metastatic presentation of the disease is frequent. Apart from the usual sites of metastatic disease (bone, adrenals, liver, brain), a particular site for metastases is represented ...
updated Tue December 16, 2014
“ CT findings in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma are related to the pathophysiology of the disease: cutaneous plaques and diffuse peripheral adenopathy that spare the mediastinal and paraaortic lymph nodes. Although the skin lesions can be easily eva...
updated Tue January 20, 2015
“ Pulmonary coccidioidomycosis is a fungal disease endemic to the desert regions of the southwestern United States, Mexico, Central America, and South America. The incidence of reported disease increased substantially between 1998 and 2011, and...
updated Wed February 25, 2015
“Following nephrectomy, approximately 20%-40% of patients will develop recurrence. Most will develop recurrence within 2-4 years of nephrectomy. One characteristic of renal cell carcinoma is the development of metastases many years after surgic...
updated Mon March 30, 2015
PURPOSE: The present study was performed to evaluate the utility of axial, coronal and sagittal multiplanar reformations (MPR) and maximum intensity projections (MIP) in the detection of pulmonary nodules as compared to axial standard reconstructions...
updated Mon March 30, 2015
“MM derived from the following malignancies: lung cancer (25.1%), gastrointestinal tumours (21.0%), and urological tumours (13.2%). Other neoplasias with MM were rare. MM were localised most frequently in the thigh muscles, the extraocular musc...
updated Fri April 24, 2015
“We estimated that screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT would cost $81,000 per QALY (quality-adjusted life-years) gained, but we also determined that modest changes in our assumptions would greatly alter this figure. The determination of ...
updated Mon April 27, 2015
“Splenic angiosarcoma is the most common (nonhematolymphoid) primary malignant neoplasm of the spleen and arises from the endothelial lining of splenic blood vessels. Angiosarcoma either appears as a well-defined mass or can be diffusely infilt...
updated Thu May 28, 2015
Lung Cancer Screening: The Downside - False positive exams - Overdiagnosis - Complications of diagnostic evaluation - Radiation exposureLung Cancer Screening: The Downside False positive exams-Based on solid evidence, at least 98% of all positive low...
updated Thu May 28, 2015
“The pulmonary manifestation of tuberous sclerosis is lymphangioleiomyomatosis, a proliferation of smooth muscle cells in the lymphatics accompanied by cystic changes in the lung parenchyma. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis can be observed as multiple ...
updated Thu May 28, 2015
“Several hereditary renal syndromes are predominantly associated with clear cell RCC, including VHL syndrome, tuberous sclerosis complex, SDH complex subunit B (SDHB)-associated RCC, constitutional chromosome 3 translocation, and familial clear...
updated Fri June 26, 2015
Sarcoidosis: Facts - Most common in age range of 30-50 - AfroAmericans affected 3x more frequent then whites - Pulmonary complications most common cause of death - Symptoms include fatigue, fever and weight lossHRCT in Sarcoidosis -&nb...
updated Fri June 26, 2015
“The most common primary tumors metastasized to the pancreas were renal cell carcinomas (RCC) (n = 17), gastric cancers (n = 7), and colorectal cancers (n = 5). Mean survival was significantly different between RCC...
updated Fri June 26, 2015
“Classically, anterior sternoclavicular dislocation is seen much more frequently, with a 20:1 ratio. This is, in part, due to a greater strength of the posterior sternoclavicular ligament compared with the anterior ligament. Four strong ligamen...
updated Fri June 26, 2015
“Classically, anterior sternoclavicular dislocation is seen much more frequently, with a 20:1 ratio. This is, in part, due to a greater strength of the posterior sternoclavicular ligament compared with the anterior ligament. Four strong ligamen...
updated Mon July 27, 2015
CT of the Spleen: Lymphoma Lymphoma is the most cpmmon malignancy of the spleen Splenic involvement is seen in 33% of all patients with Hodgkin lymphoma and in 30-40% of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma CT appearance ranges form diffuse infiltratio...
updated Mon July 27, 2015
“Cryptorchidism, family history, and infertility are risk factors for testicular cancer. Most testicular cancers occur in young men aged 18–35 years, and seminoma is the most common cell type. Testicular tumors are usually diagnosed at ul...
updated Wed August 26, 2015
"Practical measures to reduce the risk of PE misdiagnosis could and should include any of the following: systematic use of pretest probability assessment (which would require buy-in from clinicians and incorporation into imaging protocols); radiology...
updated Wed August 26, 2015
"Practical measures to reduce the risk of PE misdiagnosis could and should include any of the following: systematic use of pretest probability assessment (which would require buy-in from clinicians and incorporation into imaging protocols); radiology...
updated Wed August 26, 2015
“The estimated overall prevalence of angiomyolipoma worldwide is 0.3–3% . In most cases (80–90%), angiomyolipoma presents clinically as an isolated condition (i.e., sporadic angiomyolipoma); in the remaining 10–20% of cases, a...
updated Thu September 24, 2015
CT of Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma: Facts - Sunitinib is routinely used in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma - Diarrhoea is the most common reported adverse event during sunitinib treatment. - Incidence of bowel oedema and diarrhoea duri...
updated Thu September 24, 2015
Metastases to Skin and Muscle: Facts - Uncommon and usually harbors a bad prognosis - Sites of origin include lung cancer, renal cell carcinoma, thyroid cancer, melanoma, breast cancer and gyn tumors.“Skeletal muscle metastases from cancer occu...
updated Wed November 25, 2015
Clinical Facts to Consider • Demographics (age and gender) • Symptoms (pain, weight loss,jaundice) • Family history (pancreatic cancer) • Physical exam (mass, nodule) • Clinical history (alcohol or drug abuse)Pancreatic Tumor...
updated Mon December 21, 2015
“Because of the complexity of coronary anatomy, the frequency of motion and calcium-related image artifacts, and the morphologic subtleties of lesions, 
interpreters must review coronary CTA interactively on cardiac-specific interpretatio...
updated Mon December 21, 2015
“Septic emboli are seen most commonly in patients with infective endocarditis, patients with infected venous catheters or pace-maker leads, and patients with periodontal disease.” High-Resolution MDCT of Pulmonary Septic Embolism: Evalua...
updated Mon December 21, 2015
“PET/CT has a high specificity, but low sensitivity for detecting LN metastasis in patients with NSCLC. Tb might be one of the main reasons for lower sensitivity of PET/CT in several countries. The primary clinicians of lung cancer should be aw...
updated Thu January 21, 2016
“The celiac artery is the first major anterior infra- diaphragmatic branch of the abdominal aorta, fol- lowed by the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) and inferior mesenteric artery. With the most common branching pattern of the celiac axis, the...
updated Thu January 21, 2016
“Metastatic lesions to the pancreas are uncommon and account for fewer than 5% of all pancreatic malignancies.Primary tumors of the kidney, thyroid, lung, and breast, as well as melanoma have been reported to metastasize to the pancreatic paren...
updated Wed March 9, 2016
“Angiomyolipoma is the most common benign solid renal neoplasm observed in clinical practice. Once thought to be a hamartoma and almost always diagnosed by the imaged-based detection of fat, angiomyolipomas are now known to consist of a heterog...
updated Wed March 9, 2016
“Septic pulmonary embolism is an uncommon disease in which septic thrombi are mobilised from an infectious nidus and transported in the vascular system of the lungs. It is usually associated with tricuspid valve vegetation, septic thrombophlebi...
updated Wed April 13, 2016
"Duodenal carcinoid tumors commonly appear as an enhancing mass in either the arterial or venous phases. If a primary tumor is not seen in the duodenum, adjacent enhancing lymphadenopathy can be a clue to the presence of a duodenal carcin...
updated Wed April 13, 2016
Renal Lymphoma: Facts - Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma usually B-cell Lymphoma - Immunocompromised status secondary to organ transplantation and HIV infection may predispose patients to renal lymphoma - Usually part of multisystem disease as renal...
updated Tue February 14, 2012
IV Contrast Is it ok for patients to have both an MR and a CT with contrast on the same day? This question was addressed on the RSNA site and there is no issue doing both MRI and CT the same day with Gadolinium and Iodinated Contrast.Here is more ...
updated Sun July 1, 2012
Radiology. 2012 Jul;264(1):250-9. Epub 2012 May 8. Ross SG, Thali MJ, Bolliger S, Germerott T, Ruder TD, Flach PM. Abstract Purpose: To determine the potential of minimally invasive postmortem computed tomographic (CT) angiography combined with imag...
updated Mon October 1, 2012
Radiographics. 2012 Sep;32(5):E201-32. Nair A, Godoy MC, Holden EL, Madden BP, Chua F, Ost DE, Roos JE, Naidich DP, Vlahos I.Source Departments of Radiology, Cardiothoracic Medicine, and Respiratory Medicine, St George's Hospital, Blackshaw Rd, Londo...
updated Sun September 1, 2013
Radiology. 2013 Sep;268(3):874-81. doi: 10.1148/radiol.13130620. Epub 2013 Jun 4.Chandarana H, Heacock L, Rakheja R, Demello LR, Bonavita J, Block TK, Geppert C, Babb JS, Friedman KP.Source Department of Radiology, New York University Langone Medical...
updated Fri November 1, 2013
Radiology. 2013 Jul 11. [Epub ahead of print]McErlean A, Panicek DM, Zabor EC, Moskowitz CS, Bitar R, Motzer RJ, Hricak H, Ginsberg MS.Source Departments of Radiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Cent...
updated Fri November 1, 2013
Radiographics. 2013 Oct;33(6):1631-49. doi: 10.1148/rg.336135506. Benson RE, Rosado-de-Christenson ML, Martínez-Jiménez S, Kunin JR, Pettavel PP.Source Departments of Radiology and Pathology, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, 4401 W...
updated Fri November 1, 2013
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Nov;201(5):959-63. doi: 10.2214/AJR.12.10033. Ridge CA, Huang J, Cardoza S, Zabor EC, Moskowitz CS, Zakowski MF, Ginsberg MS.Source 1 Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Box 29, 1275 York Ave, Ne...
updated Fri November 1, 2013
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Nov;201(5):971-6. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.10597.Bolen MA, Renapurkar RD, Popovic ZB, Heresi GA, Flamm SD, Lau CT, Halliburton SS.Source 1 Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory, Desk J1-5, 9500 Eu...
updated Tue November 5, 2013
Acad Radiol. 2013 Nov;20(11):1422-8. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2013.08.008.Chuang ML, Leslie RW, Massaro JM, Manders ES, Fox CS, Hoffmann U, O'Donnell CJ.Source National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, The Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt Wayte Avenue, Suit...
updated Sun December 1, 2013
Radiographics. 2013 Nov-Dec;33(7):1951-75. doi: 10.1148/rg.337130057.  Kligerman SJ, Franks TJ, Galvin JR.Source From the Departments of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (Chest Imaging) (S.J.K., J.R.G.) and Internal Medic...
updated Wed January 1, 2014
Radiology. 2013 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print]Toney LK, Vesselle HJ.Source Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St, RR-215, UW Mailbox 357115, Seattle, WA 98195-7115. Abstract Purpose:To eval...
updated Wed January 1, 2014
Emerg Radiol. 2013 Dec;20(6):499-505. doi: 10.1007/s10140-013-1146-4. Epub 2013 Jul 26.Tomich J, Retrouvey M, Shaves S.Author information Abstract The focus of our research is to identify the most frequently reported on-call discrepancies at our hosp...
updated Thu January 2, 2014
J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Dec;10(12):931-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.09.013.Gill RR, Jaklitsch MT, Jacobson FL.Abstract There remains an extensive debate over lung cancer screening, with lobbying for and against screening for very compelling reasons. Th...
updated Fri January 3, 2014
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2013 Nov-Dec;7(6):367-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2013.11.001. Epub 2013 Nov 7.  Meinel FG1, Huda W2, Schoepf UJ3, Rao AG2, Cho YJ4, Baker GH5, Hlavacek AM6.AbstractBACKGROUND: CT a...
updated Sat February 1, 2014
Radiology. 2013 Oct 1. [Epub ahead of print]Choi CM, Kim MY, Lee JC, Kim HJ.Abstract Purpose:To study chest computed tomography (CT) in tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) treatment of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mutant adenocarcinoma.Materia...
updated Mon February 3, 2014
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Feb;202(2):309-17. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.11191.Kong X, Sheng HX, Lu GM, Meinel FG, Dyer KT, Schoepf UJ, Zhang LJ.Abstract OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to review the techniques, clinically relevant potential applic...
updated Tue April 1, 2014
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Apr;202(4):759-64. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.11390.Keyzer C1, Knoop C, Van Wettere M, Dehu M, Gosset N, De Maertelaer V, Gevenois PA.Abstract OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to describe the unenhanced CT appearance of the...
updated Wed April 2, 2014
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Apr;202(4):711-8. doi: 10.2214/AJR.12.10501. Chen H1, Chen RC, Guan YB, Li W, Liu Q, Zeng QS.Abstract OBJECTIVE. The objective of our study was to evaluate the correlation between pulmonary function indexes determined by low...
updated Thu May 1, 2014
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 May;202(5):1140-8. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.11156.He H1, Gonzalez A, Robinson E, Yang WT.Abstract OBJECTIVE. This article reviews unusual distant metastatic patterns of infiltrating lobular carcinoma (ILC) of the breast. CONCLUSI...
updated Sun June 1, 2014
J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 May;11(5):527-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.09.004. Epub 2014 Feb 12. Patel S1, Cho A1, Lamont A1, Klatt-Ellis T2.The ProblemElkhart, Indiana, has a regional population of approximately 150,000 people. The area has a long t...
updated Fri August 1, 2014
Radiology. 2014 Aug;272(2):557-67. doi: 10.1148/radiol.14131903. Epub 2014 Apr 6.Yanagawa M1, Tanaka Y, Leung AN, Morii E, Kusumoto M, Watanabe S, Watanabe H, Inoue M, Okumura M, Gyobu T, Ueda K, Honda O, Sumikawa H, Johkoh T, Tomiyama N.Abstract Pur...
updated Mon August 4, 2014
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Aug;203(2):287-91. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.11586.Sakamoto A1, Sakamoto I, Nagayama H, Koike H, Sueyoshi E, Uetani M.Abstract OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of quantification of lung perfused ...
updated Wed October 1, 2014
J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Sep;11(9):849-56. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2014.05.020. Epub 2014 Jul 31.Ravenel JG1, Rosenzweig KE2, Kirsch J3, Ginsburg ME4, Kanne JP5, Kestin LL6, Parker JA7, Rimner A8, Saleh AG9, Mohammed TL10.Abstract In order to appropriately...
updated Sun March 1, 2015
Acad Radiol. 2015 Mar;22(3):310-9. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2014.10.002. Epub 2014 Dec 23.Ebara K1, Takashima S2, Jiang B2, Numasaki H2, Fujino M2, Tomita Y3, Nakanishi K3, Higashiyama M3.AbstractRATIONALE AND ...
updated Sun March 1, 2015
J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Feb;12(2):192-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2014.08.002. Epub 2014 Aug 28.McKee BJ1, Hashim JA2, French RJ2, McKee AB3, Hesketh PJ4, Lamb CR5, Williamson C6, Flacke S2, Wald C2.Ab...
updated Wed April 1, 2015
J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Mar;12(3):273-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2014.08.004. Epub 2014 Aug 28.McKee BJ1, Regis SM2, McKee AB2, Flacke S3, Wald C3.AbstractPURPOSE: The aim of this study was to assess the effect of applying ACR Lun...
updated Wed April 1, 2015
Radiology. 2015 Apr;275(1):272-9. doi: 10.1148/radiol.14140848. Epub 2015 Jan 7.Choi CM1, Kim MY, Hwang HJ, Lee JB, Kim WS.Abstract Purpose To study the differences in computed tomographic (CT) characteristics betwe...
updated Fri May 1, 2015
Radiology. 2015 May;275(2):545-52. doi: 10.1148/radiol.15132905. Epub 2015 Mar 24.Thornton RH1, Dauer LT, Shuk E, Bylund CL, Banerjee SC, Maloney E, Fox LB, Beattie CM, Hricak H, Hay J.Abstract Purpos...
updated Tue September 1, 2015
Radiology. 2015 Sep;276(3):873-82. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2015141071. Epub 2015 Apr 23. Kakinuma R1, Muramatsu Y1, Kusumoto M1, Tsuchida T1, Tsuta K1, Maeshima AM1, Asamura H1, Moriyama N1. Abstract Purpose To clarify the percentage of solitary pure gr...
updated Tue December 1, 2015
Radiology. 2015 May 22:142700. [Epub ahead of print] van Riel SJ1, Sánchez CI1, Bankier AA1, Naidich DP1, Verschakelen J1, Scholten ET1, de Jong PA1, Jacobs C1, van Rikxoort E1, Peters-Bax L1, Snoeren M1, Prokop M1, van Ginneken B1, Schaefer...
updated Tue December 1, 2015
Radiographics. 2015 Nov-Dec;35(7):2007-25. doi: 10.1148/rg.357150066. Epub 2015 Oct 16. Martínez-de-Alegría A1, Baleato-González S1, García-Figueiras R1, Bermúdez-Naveira A1, Abdulkader-Nallib I1, Díaz-Pero...
updated Tue December 1, 2015
Radiographics. 2015 Nov-Dec;35(7):1893-908. doi: 10.1148/rg.2015150079. Epub 2015 Oct 23. Fintelmann FJ1, Bernheim A1, Digumarthy SR1, Lennes IT1, Kalra MK1, Gilman MD1, Sharma A1, Flores EJ1, Muse VV1, Shepard JA1. Abstract On the basis of the Nat...
updated Fri January 1, 2016
J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Dec;12(12 Pt B):1395-402. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.09.016. Eberth JM1. Abstract The findings of the landmark National Lung Screening Trial (NLST)-showing a 20% reduction in lung cancer mortality when screening with low-dose C...
updated Mon January 4, 2016
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Jan;206(1):113-8. doi: 10.2214/AJR.15.14840. Rosenkrantz AB1, Prabhu V1. Abstract OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to identify geographic and temporal patterns related to the frequencies of online searches within...
updated Mon February 1, 2016
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Feb;206(2):313-8. doi: 10.2214/AJR.15.15193. Epub 2015 Oct 22. Pooler BD1, Kim DH1, Pickhardt PJ1. Abstract OBJECTIVE: The effect of detection of extracolonic findings at screening CT colonography (CTC) remains controversi...
updated Tue March 1, 2016
J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Feb;13(2 Suppl):R2-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.12.005. Gill RR1, Jaklitsch MT2, Jacobson FL3. Abstract There remains an extensive debate over lung cancer screening, with lobbying for and against screening for very compelling ...
updated Tue March 1, 2016
J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Feb;13(2):156-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.09.029. Epub 2015 Nov 11. Lu MT1, Rosman DA2, Wu CC2, Gilman MD2, Harvey HB2, Gervais DA2, Alkasab TK2, Shepard JA2, Boland GW2, Pandharipande PV2. Abstract PURPOSE: To evaluate the ...
updated Fri April 1, 2016
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2016 Mar-Apr;40(2):248-55. doi: 10.1097/RCT.0000000000000344. Verrastro CG1, Antunes VB, Jasinowodolinski D, DʼIppolito G, Meirelles Gde S. Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aims of this study were to assess the concordance betwe...
updated Sun May 1, 2016
J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Apr;13(4):389-400. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.12.019. Epub 2016 Feb 24. Roberts CC1, Kransdorf MJ2, Beaman FD3, Adler RS4, Amini B5, Appel M6, Bernard SA7, Fries IB8, Germano IM9, Greenspan BS10, Holly LT11, Kubicky CD12, Shek-...