CT and MR Imaging of Benign Hepatic and Biliary Tumors

CT and MR Imaging of Benign Hepatic and Biliary Tumors http://radiographics.rsna.org/content/19/2/431.abstract Karen M. Horton, MD ; David A. Bluemke, MD ; Ralph H. Hruban, MD ; Philippe Soyer, MD, PhD ; Elliot K. Fishman, MD 1 Departments of Radiology (K.M.H., D.A.B., E.K.F.). Pathology (R.H.H.), Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md. Department of Body and Vascular Imaging, Hospital…

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Budd-Chiari Syndrome

Budd-Chiari Syndrome: Spectrum of Imaging Findings http://www.ajronline.org/cgi/content/abstract/188/2/W168 Giuseppe Brancatelli 1,2,3 ; Valérie Vilgrain4 ; Michael P. Federle 3 ; Antoine Hakime 4 ; Roberto Lagalla 2 ; Riccardo Iannaccone 5 ; Dominique Valla 6 1 Sezione di Radiologia, Ospedale Specializzato in Gastroenterologia, Saverio de Bellis, IRCCS, Castellana Grotte, Italy. 2 Istituto di Radiologia, Università di Palermo, Via Villaermosa 29, 90139 Palermo, Italy. 3 Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical…

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Helical CT Evaluation of Acute Right Lower Quadrant Pain: Part I

Helical CT Evaluation of Acute Right Lower Quadrant Pain: Part I http://www.ajronline.org/cgi/content/full/184/4/1136 Jinxing Yu ; Ann S. Fulcher ; Mary Ann Turner ; Robert A. Halvorsen OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our pictorial essay is to present common mimics of appendicitis as noted on helical CT in patients with right lower quadrant pain and to highlight the…

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CT Findings in Sclerosing Mesenteritis (Panniculitis)

CT Findings in Sclerosing Mesenteritis (Panniculitis) http://radiographics.rsna.org/content/23/6/1561.full Karen M. Horton, MD ; Leo P. Lawler, MD ; Elliot K. Fishman, MD Sclerosing mesenteritis is a complex inflammatory disorder of the mesentery. Although sclerosing mesenteritis is often associated with other idiopathic inflammatory disorders such as retroperitoneal fibrosis, sclerosing cholangitis, Riedel thyroiditis, and orbital pseudotumor, its exact…

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CT Evaluation of Mesenteric Panniculitis

CT Evaluation of Mesenteric Panniculitis http://www.ajronline.org/cgi/content/full/174/2/427 M. Daskalogiannaki ; A. Voloudaki ; P. Prassopoulos ; E. Magkanas ; K. Stefanaki ; E. Apostolaki ; N. Gourtsoyiannis OBJECTIVE: This study was undertaken to assess the prevalence of mesenteric panniculitis on CT and to describe its appearance and associated diseases. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: A total of 7620 consecutive abdominal…

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Computed Tomography of Mesenteric Disease

Computed Tomography of Mesenteric Disease http://radiographics.rsna.org/content/7/2/309.full.pdf+html P M Silverman ; M E Baker ; C Cooper ; F M Kelvin Pathological processes affectIng the mesentery are only inferentially assessed with barium studies of the small bowel and colon. Cornputed tomography (CT) provides a direct, and noninvaslve method to examine the mesentery and bowel wall (1-3)….

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Algorithmic Approach to CT Diagnosis of the Abnormal Bowel Wall

Algorithmic Approach to CT Diagnosis of the Abnormal Bowel Wall http://radiographics.rsna.org/content/22/5/1093.full Jack Wittenberg, MD ; Mukesh G. Harisinghani, MD ; Kartik Jhaveri, MD ; Jose Varghese, MD ; Peter R. Mueller, MD Computed tomography demonstrates intestinal wall abnormalities that can be analyzed by categorizing attenuation changes in the intestinal wall and transposing morphologic characteristics learned…

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Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding http://radiographics.rsna.org/content/27/4/1055.full Christopher J. Laing, MD ; Terrence Tobias, MD ; David I. Rosenblum, DO ; Wade L. Banker, MD ; Lee Tseng, MD ; Stephen W. Tamarkin, MD Acute gastrointestinal bleeding is a common cause of hospitalization, morbidity, and mortality in the United States. The evaluation and treatment of acute gastrointestinal bleeding…

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Abdominal Wall Hernias

Abdominal Wall Hernias http://radiographics.rsna.org/content/25/6/1501.full Diego A. Aguirre, MD ; Agnes C. Santosa, MD ; Giovanna Casola, MD ; Claude B. Sirlin, MD Abdominal wall hernias are a common imaging finding in the abdomen and may be complicated by strangulation, incarceration, or trauma. Because of the risk of developing complications, most abdominal wall hernias are surgically…

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Unusual Nonneoplastic Peritoneal and Subperitoneal Conditions: CT Findings

Unusual Nonneoplastic Peritoneal and Subperitoneal Conditions http://radiographics.rsna.org/content/25/3/719.full Perry J. Pickhardt, MD ; Sanjeev Bhalla, MD Peritoneal disease can manifest at computed tomography (CT) as fluid accumulation within the peritoneal cavity (ascites) or soft-tissue infiltration of the various peritoneal ligaments and mesenteries. Beyond the commonly encountered cases of typical ascites and peritonitis, there is a wide…

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