Imaging patients with alimentary tract perforation: Literature review
Publication date: Available online 26 September 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Angela Faggian, Daniela Berritto, Francesca Iacobellis, Alfonso Reginelli, Salvatore Cappabianca, Roberto Grassi Alimentary tract perforation are a frequent emergency condition. Imaging plays an important role to make an accurate diagnosis, defining the presence, the level and the cause of the perforation, essential informations to enable the most correct therapeutic choice. Plain radiography is generally performed as the first choice. In case of a clinically suspected bowel perforation, not detected on X-ray, ...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - September 26, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Imaging of the JAWS
Publication date: Available online 26 September 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Lisa J. Koenig (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - September 26, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Imaging of pericardial diseases
This article will discuss the anatomy and conditions that affect the pericardium emphasizing the role imaging plays in diagnosis and management. (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - September 25, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Inflammatory Diseases of the Teeth and Jaws
Publication date: Available online 21 September 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Vahe M. Zohrabian, James J. Abrahams The teeth are unique in that they provide a direct pathway for spread of infection into surrounding osseous and soft tissue structures. Periodontal disease is the most common cause of tooth loss worldwide, referring to infection of the supporting structures of the tooth, principally the gingiva, periodontal ligament, cementum, and alveolar bone. Periapical disease refers to an infectious or inflammatory process centered at the root apex of the tooth, usually occurring when deep ...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - September 22, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Mediastinal imaging pitfalls
Publication date: Available online 21 September 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Sivan Lieberman, Mylene T. Truong, Edith M. Marom Potential pitfalls in the interpretation of diseases involving the mediastinum are seen when imaging with computed tomography (CT) and [18F]-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET). These pitfalls can involve any mediastinal structure, including the mediastinal vessels, heart, lymph nodes, thymus, trachea, esophagus and fat. Misinterpretation of normal variants or benign conditions as pathology can impact staging and alter treatment. After...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - September 22, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Dental implants
Publication date: Available online 12 September 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Vahe M. Zohrabian, Michael Sonick, Debby Hwang, James J. Abrahams (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - September 13, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Embryology and Anatomy of the Jaw and Dentition
Publication date: Available online 28 August 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Vahe M. Zohrabian, Colin S. Poon, James J. Abrahams (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - August 29, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Lesions of the Jaw
Publication date: Available online 28 August 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Kristine Mosier (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - August 29, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Letter from the editor: Prenatal MRI
Publication date: Available online 18 August 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Gabriela Gayer (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - August 18, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Rise of Functional Neuroradiologists in Clinical Care
Publication date: June 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI, Volume 36, Issue 3 Author(s): John L. Ulmer Recent translational advances in neuroimaging herald a fundamental shift in the practice of Neuroradiology. Biological, physiological, microstructural, metabolic, and functional imaging techniques have bridged the gaps between clinical imaging and the clinical neurosciences. These advancements are guiding the transition of neuroradiology from traditional pattern-based, image-centric toward knowledge-based, patient-centric practice strategies. The willingness of the neuroradiologist to embrace this shift is ...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - August 1, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Extrafetal findings on fetal MRI: A pictorial essay
Publication date: Available online 31 July 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Monica Epelman, Arnold C. Merrow, Carolina V. Guimaraes, Teresa Victoria, Maria A. Calvo-Garcia, Beth M. Kline-Fath While US is the mainstay of fetal imaging, MRI has become an invaluable adjunct in recent years. MRI offers superb soft tissue contrast that allows for detailed evaluation of fetal organs, particularly the brain, which enhances understanding of disease severity. MRI can yield results that are similar to or even better than those of US, particularly in cases of marked oligohydramnios, maternal obesity o...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - August 1, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Imaging Evaluation of Fetal Megacystis: How Can Magnetic Resonance Imaging Help?
Publication date: Available online 1 June 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Maria A. Calvo-Garcia Evaluation of the kidneys, bladder, and amniotic fluid volume forms part of any standard obstetrical ultrasound. When a fetal genitourinary anomaly is suspected, a more detailed evaluation is necessary. This detailed imaging can be challenging in the setting of decreased or absent amniotic fluid or large maternal body habitus, and in complex malformations. In these situations, magnetic resonance imaging can help to better define the fetal anatomy and provide a more confident and specific prenatal dia...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - July 30, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation of Fetal Neural Tube Defects
Publication date: Available online 16 June 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Alexia Egloff , Dorothy Bulas Spinal dysraphism occurs early in gestation because of an abnormality in the closure of the neural tube. Defects can be classified as open or closed lesions based on clinical and imaging features. Biochemical evaluation and ultrasound studies are used as screening tools for neural tube defects. Ultrasound alone can accurately diagnose most neural tube lesions. Magnetic resonance imaging has increasingly been used as an adjuvant study and is useful in the assessment of the degree of hindbrain ...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - July 12, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Letter From the Guest Editor: Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Mahesh K. Shetty (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - July 12, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Current Role of Fetal Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Body Anomalies
This article discusses the variety of fast imaging sequences available to the fetal imager and describes their applications to both common and unusual congenital pathologies, including of the neck, chest, abdomen/pelvis and musculoskeletal systems. (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - July 2, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Pelvic Endometriosis: Spectrum of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings
Publication date: Available online 5 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Carla de Venecia , Susan M. Ascher Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterus. It is a common cause of pelvic pain and infertility among reproductive age women. Although laparoscopy remains the reference standard for diagnosis, this invasive procedure provides little information on subperitoneal extent of disease or areas hidden by adhesions. In contrast, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides a comprehensive, noninvasive survey of the pelvis with simultaneous tissue characterizatio...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 25, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Diagnosis, Staging, and Surveillance of Cervical Carcinoma
This article describes the optimal techniques for magnetic resonance evaluation of the cervix, illustrates the role of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with known or indicated cervical carcinoma, and describes key aspects of staging and management of cervical carcinoma. (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 25, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Letter from the Guest Editor: Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Mahesh K. Shetty (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 23, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Perinatal Thoracic Mass Lesions: Pre- and Postnatal Imaging
Publication date: Available online 27 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Evan J. Zucker , Monica Epelman , Beverley Newman Chest masses present a common problem in the perinatal period. Advances in prenatal ultrasound, supplemented by fetal magnetic resonance imaging, now allow early detection and detailed characterization of many thoracic lesions in utero. As such, in asymptomatic infants, assessment with postnatal computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging can often be delayed for several months until the time at which surgery is being contemplated. Bronchopulmonary malformations compr...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 19, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Developmental Anomalies of the Uterus and the Vagina in Pediatric Patients
Publication date: Available online 6 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Sharon W. Gould , Monica Epelman Developmental anomalies of the uterus and the vagina are associated with infertility and miscarriage and are most commonly detected in the postpubertal age-group. These conditions may also present in younger patients as a mass or pain owing to obstruction of the uterus or the vagina. Associated urinary tract anomalies are common, as well. Accurate diagnosis and thorough description of these anomalies is essential for appropriate management; however, evaluation may be difficult in an immature...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 17, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Benign and Malignant Uterine Neoplasms
Publication date: Available online 11 June 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Gustavo Leursen , Carly Susan Gardner , Tara Sagebiel , Madhavi Patnana , Silvana de CastroFaria , Catherine E. Devine , Priya R. Bhosale Benign and malignant uterine masses can be seen in the women. Some of these are asymptomatic and incidentally discovered, whereas others can be symptomatic. With the soft tissue contrast resolution magnetic resonance imaging can render a definitive diagnosis, which can further help streamline patient management. In this article we show magnetic resonance imaging examples of benign and m...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 17, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MRI evaluation of fetal neural tube defects
Publication date: Available online 16 June 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Alexia Egloff , Dorothy Bulas Spinal dysraphism occurs early in gestation as a result of an abnormality in the closure of the neural tube. Defects can be classified as open or closed lesions based on clinical and imaging features. Biochemical evaluation and ultrasound (US) studies are used as screening tools for neural tube defects. Ultrasound alone can accurately diagnose most neural tube lesions. MRI has increasingly been used as an adjuvant study and is useful in the assessment of the degree of hindbrain herniation and...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 17, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Prenatal Imaging of Craniosynostosis Syndromes
This article reviews the prenatal diagnosis of those syndromes in which craniosynostosis is a key feature. While not an exhaustive list, the authors highlight conditions that may be encountered with some regularity, especially in a higher volume fetal imaging center. Rare conditions are also discussed. Normal sutural anatomy and development are first reviewed, followed by a discussion of specific syndromes, the salient imaging findings, and pathological as well as post-natal correlations when possible. (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 17, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Fetal cerebral magnetic resonance imaging beyond morphology
Publication date: Available online 14 June 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): András Jakab , Ivana Pogledic , Ernst Schwartz , Gerlinde Maria Gruber , Christian Mitter , Peter C. Brugger , Georg Langs , Veronika Schöpf , Gregor Kasprian , Daniela Prayer The recent technological advancement of fast MRI sequences allowed the inclusion of diffusion tensor imaging, functional MRI and proton MR spectroscopy in prenatal imaging protocols. These methods provide information beyond morphology and hold the key to improving several fields of human neuroscience and clinical diagnostics. Our review ...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 14, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Morbidly Adherent Placenta: Ultrasound Assessment and Supplemental Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Publication date: Available online 15 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Mahesh K. Shetty , Damla K. Dryden Morbidly adherent placenta or placenta accreta is being increasingly encountered in obstetrical practice mainly owing to the increasing rates of cesarean delivery. This condition is associated with increased maternal morbidity and mortality resulting from postpartum hemorrhage. When unsuspected, outcomes can be catastrophic to the pregnant woman. Timely diagnosis during the antenatal period, on the contrary, allows for optimal planning of a multidisciplinary management approach and delive...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 12, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Adnexal Masses: Role of Supplemental Imaging With Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Publication date: Available online 12 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Mahesh K. Shetty Sonography is the primary and often the only imaging modality used for evaluation of an adnexal mass. Grayscale sonography with color and spectral Doppler imaging is able to accurately characterize most of the adnexal masses. Supplemental imaging with computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is useful in selected cases. Computed tomography is preferred for evaluation of bowel-related pathology masquerading as an adnexal mass and for staging of gynecologic cancers. Owing to its superior cont...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 11, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Current Role of Fetal Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Neurologic Anomalies
This article outlines current MRI protocols for evaluation of the fetal neural axis, describes indications for the use of MRI in the fetal brain and spine, and provides examples to illustrate the uses of available fetal sequences. (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 11, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MR of benign and malignant uterine neoplasms
Publication date: Available online 11 June 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Gustavo Leursen , Carly Susan Gardner , Tara Sagebiel , Madhavi Patnana , Silvana de CastroFaria , Catherine E. Devine , Priaya R. Bhosale Abstract Benign and malignant uterine masses can be seen in the women. Some of these are asymptomatic and incidentally discovered others can be symptomatic. With the soft tissue contrast resolution MRI can render a definitive diagnosis which can further help stream line patient management. In this article we will show MRI examples of benign and malignant masses of the uterus and t...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 11, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Letter from the guest editor
Publication date: Available online 6 June 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Andrew P. Klein (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 6, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Imaging evaluation of fetal megacystis: How can MRI help?
Publication date: Available online 1 June 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Maria A. Calvo-Garcia Evaluation of the kidneys, bladder and amniotic fluid volume forms part of any standard obstetric ultrasound (US). When a fetal genitourinary anomaly is suspected, a more detailed evaluation is necessary. This detailed imaging can be challenging in the setting of decreased or absent amniotic fluid or large maternal body habitus, and in complex malformations. In these situations, MRI can help to better define the fetal anatomy and provide a more confident and specific prenatal diagnosis. (Source: Semin...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - June 1, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Perinatal thoracic mass Lesions: Pre and postnatal imaging
Publication date: Available online 27 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Evan J. Zucker , Monica Epelman , Beverley Newman Chest masses present a common problem in the perinatal period. Advances in prenatal ultrasound, supplemented by fetal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), now allow early detection and detailed characterization of many thoracic lesions in utero. As such, in asymptomatic infants, assessment with postnatal computed tomography (CT) or MRI can often be delayed for several months until the time that surgery is being contemplated. Bronchopulmonary malformations (BPMs) comprise the m...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 28, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Imaging of the Functional and Dysfunctional Visual System
Publication date: Available online 27 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Edgar A. DeYoe , John L. Ulmer , Wade M. Mueller , David S. Sabsevitz , Danielle C. Reitsma , Jay J. Pillai fMRI is used clinically to map visual cortex prior to brain surgery or other invasive treatments in order to achieve an optimal balance between therapeutic effect and the avoidance of post-operative vision deficits. Clinically optimized stimuli, analyses and displays permit identification of cortical subregions supporting high acuity central vision that is critical for reading and other essential visual functions. A ...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 27, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Functional and Dysfunctional Sensorimotor Anatomy and Imaging
Publication date: Available online 22 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): John L Ulmer , Andrew P Klein , Leighton P Mark , Ibrahim Tuna , Mohit Agarwal The sensorimotor system of the human brain and body is fundamental only in its central role in our daily lives. Upon further examination, it is a system with intricate and complex anatomical, physiological, and functional relationships. Sensorimotor areas including primary sensorimotor, premotor, supplementary motor, and higher order somatosensory cortices are critical for function and can be localized at routine neuroimaging with a familiarity ...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 23, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Erratum to “Amyloidosis: Review and Imaging Findings” [Seminars in Ultrasound, CT, and MRI 2014;35(3):225-239]
Publication date: April 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI, Volume 36, Issue 2 Author(s): Loizos Siakallis , Chrysa Tziakouri-Shiakalli , Christos S. Georgiades (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 21, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Current Role of Fetal MRI in Neurological Anomalies
This article outlines current MR imaging protocols for evaluation of the fetal neural axis, describes indications for the use of MR in the fetal brain and spine, and provides examples to illustrate the utility of available fetal sequences. (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 19, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Current Role of Fetal MRI in Body Anomalies
Publication date: Available online 19 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Karen Lyons , Christopher Cassady , Amy Mehollin-Ray , Rajesh Krishnamurthy (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 19, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Imaging of cortical and white matter language processing
Publication date: Available online 18 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Andrew P Klein , David S Sabsevitz , John L Ulmer , Leighton P Mark While investigations into the functional and anatomic organization of language within the human brain began centuries ago, it is recent advanced imaging techniques including functional MRI and diffusion tensor imaging that have helped propel our understanding forward at an unprecedented rate. Important cortical brain regions and white matter tracts in language processing subsystems including semantic, phonological, and orthographic functions have been iden...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 18, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Imaging of functional and dysfunctional episodic memory
Publication date: Available online 18 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Flavius D. Raslau , Leighton P. Mark , David S. Sabsevitz , John L. Ulmer A foundational framework for understanding functional and dysfunctional imaging of episodic memory emerges from the last three decades of human and animal research. This comprehensive review is presented from the vantage point of the fornix, a white matter bridge that occupies a central position in this functional network. Salient insights are identified, spanning topics such as hippocampal efferent/afferent networks, input/processing streams, hemisp...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 18, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Eloquent brain, ethical challenges: Functional brain mapping in neurosurgery
Publication date: Available online 16 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Eran Klein Functional brain mapping is an increasingly relied upon tool in presurigical planning and intraoperative decision-making. Mapping allows personalization of structure-function relationships when surgical or other treatment of pathology puts eloquent functioning like language or vision at risk. As an innovative technology, functional brain mapping holds great promise but also raises important ethical questions. In this article, recent work in neuroethics on functional imaging and functional neurosurgery is explore...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 16, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Cortical and subcortical substrates of cranial nerve function
Publication date: Available online 15 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Mohit Agarwal , John L. Ulmer , Andrew P. Klein , Leighton P. Mark (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 15, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Morbidly Adherent Placenta: Ultrasound Assessment and Supplemental Role of Mri
Publication date: Available online 15 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Mahesh K. Shetty , Damla K. Dryden Morbidly adherent placenta or placenta accreta is being increasingly encountered in obstetrical practice mainly due to the rising rates of cesarean section. This condition is associated with increased maternal morbidity and mortality resulting from post partum hemorrhage. When unsuspected, outcomes can be catastrophic to the pregnant woman. Timely diagnosis during the antenatal period on the other hand allows for optimal planning of a multidisciplinary management approach and delivery at ...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 15, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Adnexal Masses: Role Of Supplemental Imaging With Mri
Publication date: Available online 12 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Mahesh K. Shetty Sonography is the primary and often the only imaging modality utilized for evaluation of an adnexal mass. Grayscale sonography with color and spectral Doppler imaging is able to accurately characterize a majority of the adnexal masses. Supplemental imaging with Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is useful in selected cases. CT is preferred for evaluation of bowel related pathology masquerading as an adnexal mass and for staging of gynecological cancers. Due to its superior contra...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 12, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Pelvic endometriosis: Spectrum of Mr findings
Publication date: Available online 5 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Carla de Venecia , Susan M. Ascher Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus. It is a common cause of pelvic pain and infertility among reproductive age women. Although laparoscopy remains the reference standard for diagnosis, this invasive procedure provides little information on subperitoneal extent of disease or areas hidden by adhesions. In contrast, MRI provides a comprehensive, noninvasive survey of the pelvis with simultaneous tissue characterization. In this article, we rev...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 8, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MRI of developmental anomalies of the uterus and vagina in pediatric patients
Publication date: Available online 6 May 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Sharon W. Gould , Monica Epelman Developmental anomalies of the uterus and vagina are associated with infertility and miscarriage and are most commonly detected in the post-pubertal age group. These conditions may also present in younger patients as a mass or pain due to obstruction of the uterus or vagina. Associated urinary tract anomalies are common, as well. Accurate diagnosis and thorough description of these anomalies is essential for appropriate management; however, evaluation may be difficult in the immature reprodu...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 8, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MRI in the Diagnosis, Staging, and Surveillance of Cervical Carcinoma
This article will describe the optimal techniques for MR evaluation of the cervix, illustrate the role of MRI in patients with known or suspected cervical carcinoma, and describe key aspects of staging and management of cervical carcinoma. (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - May 8, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Fetal Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings In Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection With Postnatal Imaging Correlation
We present the prenatal brain MRI findings seen in congenital cytomegalovirus infection and provide postnatal imaging correlation, highlighting the evolution of findings at different times in prenatal and postnatal developments. (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - April 30, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Rise of the functional Neuroradiologist in clinical care
Publication date: Available online 23 April 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): John L Ulmer (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - April 24, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Fetal brain MRI findings in congenital cytomegalovirus infection with postnatal imaging correlation
We present the prenatal brain MRI findings seen in congenital CMV infection and provide postnatal imaging correlation, highlighting the evolution of findings at different times in pre and postnatal development. (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - April 3, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Neonates With Congenital Cardiovascular Disease
This article discusses the design and application of these imaging techniques to the newborn, with emphasis on safety, efficacy, and image quality. Understanding the capabilities and limitations of these techniques is crucial for making rational choices among imaging options based on sound risk and benefit considerations. Important examples of congenital heart lesions have been illustrated with 3-dimensional reconstruction from computed tomography and magnetic resonance images. (Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI)
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - March 18, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Vascular Lesions—Congenital, Acquired, and Iatrogenic: Imaging in the Neonate
Publication date: Available online 2 February 2015 Source:Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI Author(s): Monica Epelman , Craig Johnson , Jeffrey C. Hellinger , Kassa Darge , Beverley Newman The imaging of vasculitis, vasculopathies, and other vascular disorders in neonates presents unique challenges compared with the vascular imaging of older children or adults. These challenges include small-caliber vessels, the need for sedation or anesthesia, a high rate of vasospasm, higher respiratory rates, and a greater susceptibility to long-term effects of ionizing radiation. Duplex ultrasound (US) is typically the first-line im...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - March 17, 2015 Category: Radiology Source Type: research