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February 2016

Radiology Archives

1. Josefsson A, Nedrow JR, Park S, Ray Banerjee S, Rittenbach A, Jammes F, Tsui B, Sgouros G. Imaging, biodistribution, and dosimetry of radionuclide-labeled PD-L1 antibody in an immunocompetent mouse model of breast cancer. Cancer Res. 2015 Nov 10. pii: canres.2141.2015. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Anti-PD-L1, antibodies, radiopharmaceutical therapy, immune checkpoint inhibitors, combination therapy

2. Plyku D, Loeb DM, Prideaux AR, Baechler S, Wahl RL, Sgouros G, Hobbs RF. Strengths and weaknesses of a planar whole-body method of (153)Sm Dosimetry for patients with metastatic osteosarcoma and comparison with three-dimensional dosimetry. Cancer Biother Radiopharm. 2015 Nov;30(9):369-79. doi: 10.1089/cbr.2014.1803
Key words: dosimetry, imaging,osteosarcoma, radionuclide therapy, radiopharmaceuticals

3. Woliner-van der Weg W, Schoffelen R, Hobbs RF, Gotthardt M, Goldenberg DM, Sharkey RM, Slump CH, van der Graaf WT, Oyen WJ, Boerman OC, Sgouros G, Visser EP. Tumor and red bone marrow dosimetry: comparison of methods for prospective treatment planning in pretargeted radioimmunotherapy. EJNMMI Phys. 2015 Dec;2(1):5. doi: 10.1186/s40658-014-0104-x.
Key words: patient-specific dosimetry, radiopharmaceutical therapy, 3-D radiobiological dosimetry

4. Zhu W, Huang P, Macura KJ, Artemov D. Association between breast cancer, breast density, and body adiposity evaluated by MRI. Eur Radiol. 2015 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Adiposity, Age, Breast cancer, Breast density, Magnetic resonance imaging

1. Chang KJ, Heisler MA, Mahesh M, Baird GL, Mayo-Smith WW. CT colonography at low tube potential: using iterative reconstruction to decrease noise. Clin Radiol. 2015 Sep;70(9):981-8. doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2015.05.005.
Key words: CT, Virtual Colonography, Tube voltage, Radiation Dose, Iterative reconstruction

2. Johnson PT, Mahesh M, Fishman EK. Image wisely and choosing wisely: importance of adult body CT protocol design for patient safety, exam quality, and diagnostic efficacy. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Nov;12(11):1185-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.02.021.
Key words: Body CT, CT protocol design, Image Wisely, Choosing Wisely

3. Kesner AL, Daou D, Schindler TH, Koo PJ. Carpe datum: a consideration of the barriers and potential of data-driven PET innovation. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Oct 20. pii: S1546-1440(15)00682-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.07.009. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: PET, data, quantification

4. Mahesh M. Update on radiation safety and dose reduction in pediatric neuroradiology. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Sep;45 Suppl 3:370-4. doi: 10.1007/s00247-015-3379-8. Epub 2015 Sep 7.
Key words: Radiation Safety, Radiation Dose, CT, Image Quality

5. Montecucco F, Carbone F, Schindler TH. Pathophysiology of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: novel mechanisms and treatments. Eur Heart J. 2015 Nov 4. pii: ehv592. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
Key words: CAD, cardiovascular risk factors, myocardial infarction, STEMI, stem cells, reperfusion injury, pre- and post-conditioning

6. Rao AD, Sugar EA, Barrett N, Mahesh M, Arceci RJ. The utility of computed tomography in the management of fever and neutropenia in pediatric oncology. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Oct;62(10):1761-7. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25561.
Key words: CT Imaging, Oncology patients, CT utility

1. Madar I, Naor E, Holt D, Ravert H, Dannals R, Wahl R. Unraveling the physiology of brown adipose tissue thermogenesis in vivo using dynamic voltage-dependent imaging. World Biomedical Frontiers -Obesity. Oct. 2015
Key words: 18F-FBnTP; PET imaging; Mitochondria; Brown adipose tissue; Obesity
no PMID available

1. Ngen EJ, Wang L, Kato Y, Krishnamachary B, Zhu W, Gandhi N, Smith B, Armour M, Wong J, Gabrielson K, Artemov D. Imaging transplanted stem cells in real time using an MRI dual-contrast method. Sci Rep. 2015 Sep 2;5:13628.
Key words: stem cell tracking, MR imaging, dual contrast, brain lesion, radiation necrosis

1. Madar I, Naor E, Holt D, Ravert H, Dannals R, Wahl R. Brown adipose tissue response dynamics: in vivo insights with the voltage sensor 18f-fluorobenzyl triphenyl phosphonium. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 8;10(6):e0129627.
Key words: positron emission tomography; brown adipose tissue; thermogenesis; mitochondria; 18F-fluorobenzyl triphenyl phosphonium; FBnTP; BAT response kinetics; Rats; UCP1; proton gradient

1. Kato Y, Zhu W, Backer MV, Neoh CC, Hapuarachchige S, Sarkar SK, Backer JM, Artemov D. Noninvasive imaging of liposomal delivery of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles to orthotopic human breast tumor in mice. Pharm Res. 2015 Jun 16. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: liposomes; magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); passive targeting; single-chain vascular endothelial growth factor (scVEGF); superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs)
PMID: 26078000

2. Lai H, Stitzer, M, Treisman G, Moore R, Brinker J, Gerstenblith G, Kickler T, Chen S, Fishman E, Lai S. Cocaine abstinence and reduced use associated with lowered marker of endothelial dysfunction in Africa Americans: a preliminary study. J Addict Med. 2015 July 7. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: African Americans, cocaine use, coronary plaque progression, endothelin-1, incidence

PMID: 26164164

3. Schindler TH. Cardiac PET/CT applications and cardiovascular outcome. PET Clinics. 2015 Jul 10(3):441-59 [Epub ahead of print]) (IF: not available)
Key words: coronary artery disease, myocardial blood flow, myocardial flow reserve, outcome, PET

1. Acampa W, Gaemperli O, Gimelli A, Knappen P, Schindler TH, Verberne HJ, Zellweger MJ. Role of risk stratification by SPECT, PET and Hybrid Imaging in guided management of stable patients with suspected and known coronary artery disease: Expert panel of the EANM Cardiovascular Committee and ESC. Eur Heart J Cardiovascular Imaging 2015; Apr 22. pii: jev093. [Epub ahead of print] (IF: 3.68)
Key words: CAD, cardiovascular risk, diabetes, elderly, ischemic heart disease, myocardial perfusion, PET, SPECT, PET

1. Schindler TH. CZT-Camera: Moving beyond classical CAD detection? Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2015 Mar 24. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Coronary artery disease, ischemia, CZT-camera, cardiac risk stratification

1. Gimelli A, Neglia D, Schindler TH, Cosyns B, Lancellotti P, Kitsiou A. Nuclear cardiology core syllabus of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI). Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Jan 23. pii: jeu297. [Epub ahead of print] Review. (IF: 3.68)
Key words: coronary artery disease, coronary circulation, myocardial perfusion, prognosis, radiotracer, PET, SPECT

2. Schindler TH. Positron-emitting myocardial blood flow tracers and clinical potential. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2015 Jan 27. pii: S0033-0620(15)00002-X. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2015.01.001. [Epub ahead of print] (IF: 2.44)
Key words: coronary artery disease, coronary circulation, myocardial blood flow, myocardial flow reserve, myocardial perfusion, prognosis, radiotracer, PET

1. Oskolkov N, Bar-Shir A, Chan KW, Song X, van Zijl PC, Bulte JW, Gilad AA, McMahon MT. Biophysical characterization of human protamine-1 as a responsive CEST MR contrast agent. ACS Macro Lett. 2015 Jan 20;4(1):34-38.
Key words: MRI, biosensor, protein engineering
PMID: 25642384

1. Konstantinides S, Torbicki A, Agnelli G, Danchin N, Fitzmaurice D, Galiè N, Gibbs JS, Huisman M, Humbert M, Kucher N, Lang I, Lankeit M, Lekakis J, Maack C, Mayer E, Meneveau N, Perrier A, Pruszczyk P, Rasmussen LH, Schindler TH, Svitil P, Noordegraaf AV, Zamorano JL, Zompatori M.
2014 ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary embolism. The Task Force for the Diagnosis and Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)Endorsed by the European Respiratory Society (ERS). Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 2015 Jan; 68(1):64.
(doi: 10.1016/j.rec.2014.12.002)
Key words: pulmonary embolism, Computed Tomography, perfusion/ventilation scintigraphy, diagnosis, treatment, risk stratification

2. Montecucco F, Lenglet S, Quercioli A, Burger F,Thomas A, Lauer E, da Silva AR, Mach F, Vuilleumier N, Bobbioni-Harsch E, Golay A, Schindler TH, Pataky Z. Gastric bypass in morbid obese patients is associated with reduction in adipose tissue inflammation via N-oleoylethanolamide (OEA)-mediated pathways. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2014 Nov 20;113(3) (Epub ahead of print) (IF: 5.76)
Key words: morbid obesity, adipocytokines, endocannabinoids, adipose tissue, inflammation, gastric-bypass, weight loss

3. Valenta I, Wahl RL, Schindler TH. Longitudinal myocardial blood flow gradient and CAD detection.
Curr Cardiol Rep 2015 Jan;17(1):550 (Review) (doi: 10.1007/s11886-014-0550-z).
Key words: coronary artery disease, myocardial blood flow, myocardial flow reserve, longitudinal gradient, CAD detection, diagnostic accuracy, PET

1. Choi J, Park H, Kim T, Jeong Y, Oh MH, Hyeon T, Gilad AA, Lee KH. Engineered collagen hydrogels for the sustained release of biomolecules and imaging agents: promoting the growth of human gingival cells. Int J Nanomedicine. 2014 Nov 11;9:5189-201. doi: 10.2147/IJN.S71304. eCollection 2014.
Key words: nanoparticles, imaging, stem cells
PMID: 25429215

1. Djamanakova A, Tang X, Li X, Faria AV, Ceritoglu C, Oishi K, Hillis AE, Albert M, Lyketsos C, Miller MI, Mori S. Tools for multiple granularity analysis of brain MRI data for individualized image analysis. Neuroimage. 2014 Nov 1;101:168-76.
Key words: Brain atlas, MRI, multiple granularity analysis

2. Li M, Oishi K, He X, Qin Y, Gao F, Mori S; Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. An efficient approach for differentiating Alzheimer's disease from normal elderly based on multicenter MRI using gray-level invariant features. PLoS One. 2014 Aug 20;9(8):e105563.
Key words: Alzheimer's disease, image recognition, feature selection, local binary pattern, magnetic resonance imaging

3. Schindler TH, Dilsizian V. PET-determined hyperemic flow - further progress to clinical application.
J Am Coll Cardiol 2014 Oct 7; 64(14):1476-8 (doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.04.086) (editorial) (IF:15.34)
Key words: CAD, myocardial blood flow, myocardial flow reserve, PET

4. Zhang Y, Chang L, Ceritoglu C, Skranes J, Ernst T, Mori S, Miller MI, Oishi K. A Bayesian approach to the creation of a study-customized neonatal brain atlas. Neuroimage. 2014 Nov 1;101:256-67.
Key words: Customized atlas, MRI, Neonatal brain atlas, Registration accuracy, Volume-based template estimation (VTE)

1. Konstantinides S, Torbicki A, Agnelli G, Danchin N, Fitzmaurice D, Galiè N, Gibbs JS, Huisman M, Humbert M, Kucher N, Lang I, Lankeit M, Lekakis J, Maack C, Mayer E, Meneveau N, Perrier A, Pruszczyk P, Rasmussen LH, Schindler TH, Svitil P, Noordegraaf AV, Zamorano JL, Zompatori M: Authors/Task Force Members. 2014 ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary embolism: The Task Force for the Diagnosis and Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)Endorsed by the European Respiratory Society (ERS). Eur Heart J. 2014 Aug 29. pii: ehu283. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: Chest pain, Diagnosis, Dyspnoea, Guidelines, Heart failure, Hypotension, Pulmonary embolism, Shock, Thrombolysis, Treatment-Anticoagulation, Venous thrombosis

2. Sgouros G, Goldenberg DM. Radiopharmaceutical therapy in the era of precision medicine. Eur J Cancer. 2014 Sep;50(13):2360-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2014.04.025.
Key words: Dosimetry, Patient-specific radionuclide therapy, Radiopharmaceutical therapy, Treatment planning

3. Sgouros G, Hobbs RF, Abou DS. The role of preclinical models in radiopharmaceutical therapy. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2014:e121-5. doi: 10.14694/EdBook_AM.2014.34.e121.
Key words: radiopharmaceutical therapy, molecular radiotherapy, radioimmunotherapy, treatment planning, dosimetry
PMID: 24857091 [PubMed - in process] Free full text

4. Vaziri B, Wu H, Dhawan AP, Du P, Howell RW; SNMMI MIRD Committee:; SNMMI MIRD Committee. Collaborators (10) Bolch WE, Brill AB, Dewaraja YK, Dunphy MP, Fisher DR, Howell RW, Meredith RF, Sgouros G, Wessels BW, Zanzonico PB. MIRD Pamphlet No. 25: MIRDcell V2.0 Software Tool for Dosimetric Analysis of Biologic Response of Multicellular Populations. J Nucl Med. 2014 Sep;55(9):1557-64. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.113.131037
Key words: cell survival, dosimetry, multicellular cluster, nonuniform activity distribution, radionuclide
PMID: 25012457 [PubMed - in process]

5. Wei H, Tian C, Schindler TH, Qiu M, Lu M, Shen R, Tian Y, Zhao SH, Zhang X. The impacts of severe perfusion defects, akinetic/dyskinetic segments, and viable myocardium on the accuracy of volumes and LVEF measured by gated 99mTc-MIBI SPECT and gated 18F-FDG PET in patients with left ventricular aneurysm: cardiac magnetic resonance imaging as the reference. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Cardiac SPECT, PET, cardiac wall motion, left ventricular ejection fraction, cardiac MRI
PMID: 25189143 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

1. Schindler TH, Quercioli A, Valenta I, Ambrosio G, Wahl RL, Dilsizian V. Quantitative assessment of myocardial blood flow-clinical and research applications. Semin Nucl Med. 2014 Jul;44(4):274-93. doi: 10.1053/j.semnuclmed.2014.04.002.
Key words: CAD, myocardial perfusion, Myocardial blood flow, Myocardial Flow Reserve, diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular risk factors, PET imaging, coronary circulatory function

2. Sogbein OO, Pelletier-Galarneau M, Schindler TH, Wei L, Wells RG, Ruddy TD. New SPECT and PET radiopharmaceuticals for imaging cardiovascular disease. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:942960. doi: 10.1155/2014/942960.
Key words: CAD, myocardial perfusion, Myocardial blood flow, Myocardial Flow Reserve, diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular risk factors, PET imaging, coronary circulatory function

1. Jouroukhin Y, Nonyane BA, Gilad AA, Pelled G. Molecular neuroimaging of post-injury plasticity.
J Mol Neurosci. 2014 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Immediate early genes, Plasticity, Injury, Somatosensory cortex, Optical imaging, Gene expression

1. Schindler TH, Lima JA. Assessment of myocardial matrix expansion with cardiac magnetic resonance: entering a new area of cardiac risk stratification in type 2 diabetes mellitus? Eur Heart J. 2014 Mar;35(10):608-11. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht245.
Key words: Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, diabetes mellitus, interstitial myocardial fibrosis, cardiomyopathy, T1-mapping

2. Wabler M, Zhu W, Hedayati M, Attaluri A, Zhou H, Mihalic J, Geyh A, Deweese TL, Ivkov R, Artemov D. Magnetic resonance imaging contrast of iron oxide nanoparticles developed for hyperthermia is dominated by iron content. Int J Hyperthermia. 2014 May;30(3):192-200.
Key words: magnetic nanoparticles, hyperthermia, MRI

1. Brasic JR. Autism. Medscape Reference. Updated April 7, 2014.
Key words: developmental disability, mental retardation, pervasive developmental disorder, rating scales, special education

2. Brasic JR, Deng H. Asperger Syndrome. Medscape Reference Updated March 26, 2014.
Key words: Autism spectrum disorder, Communication, Pervasive developmental disorder, Social skills, Theory of mind

3. Rahmim A, Tahari AK, Schindler TH. Towards quantitative myocardial perfusion PET in the clinic. J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Apr;11(4):429-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.12.018.
Key words: coronary artery disease, PET, myocardial bloodflow, gradient. No abstract available

4. Valenta I, Quercioli A, Schindler TH. Diagnostic value of PET-measured longitudinal flow gradient for the identification of coronary artery disease. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Apr;7(4):387-96.
Key words: coronary artery disease, PET, myocardial bloodflow, gradient

5. Zhu W, Kato Y, Artemov D. Water exchange-minimizing DCE-MRI protocol to detect changes in tumor
vascular parameters: effect of bevacizumab/paclitaxel combination therapy. MAGMA. 2014 Apr;27(2):161-70.
Key words: DCE-MRI, cancer imaging, antiangiogenic therapy, combination therapy

1. Blitz AM, Choudhri AF, Chonka ZD, Ilica AT, Macedo LL, Chhabra A, Gallia GL, Aygun N. Anatomic considerations, nomenclature, and advanced cross-sectional imaging techniques for visualization of the cranial nerve segments by MR imaging. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):1-15. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.020..
Key words: Cranial nerve segments, Cross-sectional imaging, MR imaging

2. Brasic JR. Autism. Medscape Reference. Updated February 10, 2014.
Key words: Rating scale, Pervasive developmental disorder, Special education, Videotape

3. Hapuarachchige S, Zhu W, Kato Y, Artemov D. Bioorthogonal, two-component delivery systems based on antibody and drug-loaded nanocarriers for enhanced internalization of nanotherapeutics. Biomaterials. 2014; 35(7):2346-54.
Key words: Breast cancer, HER2 therapy, Targeted delivery
PMID: 23242725

4. Liu CY, Bluemke DA, Gerstenblith G, Zimmerman SL, Li J, Zhu H, Lai S, Lai H. Myocardial steatosis and its association with obesity and regional ventricular dysfunction: Evaluated by magnetic resonance tagging and 1H spectroscopy in healthy African Americans. Int J Cardiol. 2014 Jan 24. pii: S0167-5273(14)00283-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.01.074. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Cardiac steatosis, African Americans, MR tagging, MR spectroscopy, LV regional function
PMID: 24507737

5. Mugera C, Suh KJ, Huisman TA, Weber K, Belzberg AJ, Carrino JA, Chhabra A. Sclerotic lesions of the spine: MRI assessment. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Dec;38(6):1310-24. doi: 10.1002/jmri.24247
Key words: spine, MRI, tumor, sclerotic, imaging

6. Zhu W, Kato Y, Artemov D. Heterogeneity of tumor vasculature and antiangiogenic intervention: insights from MR angiography and DCE-MRI. PLoS One. 2014; 23;9(1)
Key words: cancer imaging, DCE-MRI, antiangiogenic therapy

1. Ahlawat S, Chhabra A, Blakely J. Magnetic resonance neurography of peripheral nerve tumors and tumorlike conditions. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):171-92. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.035.
Key words: MR, Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor, Neurofibroma, Neurolymphoma, Perineurioma, Peripheral nerve tumor mimics, Peripheral nerve tumors, Schwannoma

2. Baltodano PA, Tong AJ, Chhabra A, Rosson GD. The role of magnetic resonance neurography in the postoperative management of peripheral nerve injuries. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):235-44. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.029.
Key words: Magnetic resonance neurography, Nerve injuries, Nerve repair, Peripheral nerve, Postoperative management

3. Chalian M, Behzadi AH, Williams EH, Shores JT, Chhabra A. High-resolution magnetic resonance neurography in upper extremity neuropathy. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):109-25. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.025.
Key words: Entrapment neuropathy, Injury, Magnetic resonance imaging, Magnetic resonance neurography, Neurography, Upper extremity

4. Chhabra A. MR neurography. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):xvii. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.09.002.
Key words: neurography, MRI, MRN, imaging, peripheral nerve

5. Chhabra A. Peripheral MR neurography: approach to interpretation. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):79-89. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.033.
Key words: Interpretation, Magnetic resonance neurography, Peripheral nerve imaging, Peripheral neuropathy

6. Chhabra A, Flammang A, Padua A Jr, Carrino JA, Andreisek G. Magnetic resonance neurography: technical considerations. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):67-78. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.032.
Key words: 1.5 T, 3 T, MR neurography, MRN, Technique

7. Eppenberger P, Andreisek G, Chhabra A. Magnetic resonance neurography: diffusion tensor imaging and future directions. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):245-56. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.031.
Key words: Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI), MR contrast, MR neurography (MRN), Magnetization transfer imaging, Three-dimensional (3D), Whole-body MR

8. Fritz J, Chhabra A, Wang KC, Carrino JA. Magnetic resonance neurography-guided nerve blocks for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):211-34. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.028.
Key words: neurography, MRI, MRN, image-guided injection, peripheral nerve

9. Griffin JW, Hogan MV, Chhabra AB, Deal DN. Peripheral nerve repair and reconstruction. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Dec 4;95(23):2144-51. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.00704.
Key words: MR guidance, MR neurography (MRN), Nerve block, Pain injection, Piriformis syndrome, Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve block, Pudenda nervel block

10. Hobbs RF, Howell RW, Song H, Baechler S, Sgouros G. Redefining Relative Biological Effectiveness in the Context of the EQDX Formalism: Implications for Alpha-Particle Emitter Therapy. Radiat Res. 2013 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Alpha Particles, Relative Biological Efficacy, Equivalent Uniform Dose, Radiobiology

11. Liu G, Qin Q, Chan KW, Li Y, Bulte JW, McMahon MT, van Zijl PC, Gilad AA. Non-invasive temperature mapping using temperature-responsive water saturation shift referencing (T-WASSR) MRI. NMR Biomed. 2014 Jan 6. doi: 10.1002/nbm.3066. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: MRI thermometry, proton resonance frequency (PRF), temperature mapping, water direct saturation
PMID: 24395616

12. Soldatos T, Batra K, Blitz AM, Chhabra A. Lower cranial nerves. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):35-47. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.022.
Key words: Anatomy, Cranial nerves, Imaging assessment, Magnetic resonance imaging, Magnetic resonance neurography, Pathology

13. Thawait GK, Chhabra A, Carrino JA, Eng J. Magnetic resonance neurography research: evaluation of its effectiveness. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):257-61. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.030.
Key words: Clinical outcome, MR neurography, Nerve surgery, Research


14. Wadhwa V, Marcus RW, Carrino JA, Chhabra A. Erdheim-Chester disease: A clinical and radiological masquerade. J Postgrad Med. 2013 Oct-Dec;59(4):326-7. doi: 10.4103/0022-3859.123173.
Key words: tumor, bone, benign, marrow, storage disorder

15. Wadhwa V, Thakkar RS, Carrino JA, Chhabra A. Enlarging nonossifying fibroma mimicking aggressive bone tumour. Indian J Cancer. 2013 Oct-Dec;50(4):301. doi: 10.4103/0019-509X.123634.
Key words: tumor, bone, benign, aggressive

1. Brasic JR. Autism. Medscape Reference. Updated December 03, 2013. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/912781-overview
Key words: Developmental disability; Mental retardation; Range of interests; Social interactions; Stereotypies

2. Braši? JR, Kim J. The nicotine hypothesis. In: Madras B, Kuhar M (Editors). The effects of drug abuse on the human nervous system Academic Press, Elsevier, Oxford, UK, 2014, 313-332.
Key words: Acetylcholine Receptors, Alzheimer's disease, Sample Size Determination, Schizophrenia

Foss CA, Harper JS, Wang H, Pomper MG, Jain, SK. Noninvasive Molecular Imaging of Tuberculosis-Associated Inflammation With Radioiodinated DPA-713. J Infect Dis. (2013) 208 (12): 2067-2074 doi:10.1093/infdis/jit331
Key words: translocator protein, molecular imaging , tuberculosis, PET, pyrazolopyrimidine , macrophage
PMID: 23901092

1. Bar-Shir A, Liu G, Greenberg MM, Bulte JW, Gilad AA. Synthesis of a probe for monitoring HSV1-tk reporter gene expression using chemical exchange saturation transfer MRI. Nature Protocols 2013 Dec;8(12):2380-91. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2013.140. Epub 2013 Oct 31.
Key words: chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), gene expression
PMID: 24177294

2. Botta F, Mairani A, Hobbs RF, Vergara Gil A, Pacilio M, Parodi K, Cremonesi M, Pérez MA, Di Dia A, Ferrari M, Guerriero F, Battistoni G, Pedroli G, Paganelli G, Aroche LA, Sgouros G. Use of the FLUKA Monte Carlo code for 3D patient-specific dosimetry on PET-CT and SPECT-CT images. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Nov 7;58(22):8099-8120. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Patient-specific dosimetry, radiopharmaceutical therapy, Monte Carlo, 3D-RD

3. Lai H, Fishman EK, Gerstenblith G, Moore R, Brinker JA, Keruly JC, Chen S, Detrick B, Lai S. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with development of subclinical coronary artery disease in HIV-infected African American cocaine users with low Framingham-defined cardiovascular risk. Vascular Health and Risk Management. 2013;9 729-737.
Key words: vitamin D deficiency, subclinical coronary artery disease, cocaine use, prospective follow-up study, African Americans

1. Karakatsanis NA, Lodge MA, Tahari AK, Zhou Y, Wahl RL, Rahmim A. Dynamic whole-body PET parametric imaging: I. Concept, acquisition protocol optimization and clinical application. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Oct 21;58(20):7391-418. doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/58/20/7391. Epub 2013 Sep 30.
Key words: Whole-body PET, CT, Dynamic Protocols

2. Karakatsanis NA, Lodge MA, Zhou Y, Wahl RL, Rahmim A. Dynamic whole-body PET parametric imaging: II. Task-oriented statistical estimation. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Oct 21;58(20):7419-45. doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/58/20/7419. Epub 2013 Sep 30.
Key words: Dynamic PET Imaging, Multi-Bed, Whole-body PET, Parametric

3. Mahesh M. Variability in CT protocols. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Oct;10(10):805-806. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.07.005. Epub 2013 Aug 26.
Key words: Computed Tomography, Radiation, CT Protocols, Variation in CT Protocols

4. Meharanian A, Ay MR, Rahmim A, Ay MR, Zaidi H. 3D prior image constrained projection completion for x-ray CT metal artifact reduction. IEEE Trans Nucl Sci. 2013 Oct 60(5): 3318-3332. doi: 10.1109/TNS.2013.2275919
Key words: Metal artifact reduction, prior image, X-ray CT, 3D projection completion

5. Mehranian A, Ay MR, Rahmim A, Zaidi H. X-ray CT metal artifact reduction using wavelet domain L0 sparse regularization. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2013 Sep;32(9):1707-22. doi:10.1109/TMI.2013.2265136.
Key words: Metal artifact reduction (MAR), streaking artifacts, wavelets, X-ray computed tomography (CT), sparse regularization

6. Meharanian A, Rad HS, Rahmim A, Ay MR, Zaidi H. Smoothly Clipped Absolute Deviation (SCAD) regularization for compressed sensing MRI Using an augmented Lagrangian scheme. Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Oct;31(8):1399-411. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2013.05.010.
Key words: Augmented Lagrangian, Compressed sensing, Smoothly Clipped Absolute Deviation (SCAD), Total variation

7. Pindrik J, Huisman TA, Mahesh M, Tekes A, Ahn ES. Analysis of limited-sequence head computed tomography for children with shunted hydrocephalus: potential to reduce diagnostic radiation exposure.
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Computed Tomography, Hydrocephalus, Radiation Dose Reduction, Limited-sequence CT scan

8. Rahmim A, Tang J. Noise propagation in resolution modeled PET imaging and its impact on detectability. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Oct 7;58(19):6945-68. doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/58/19/6945.
Key words: Noise Propagation, Resolution Modeling (RM), PET Imaging

1. Bernholt DL, Garzon-Muvdi J, Chhabra A, McFarland EG. Stress fracture of the distal tibial physis in an adolescent recreational dancer. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Jul;41(7):1649-52. doi: 10.1177/0363546513485938.
Key words: fracture, stress, physis, salter, sports

2. Cheng L, Hobbs RF, Segars PW, Sgouros G, Frey EC. Improved dose-volume histogram estimates for radiopharmaceutical therapy by optimizing quantitative SPECT reconstruction parameters. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Jun 7;58(11):3631-47. doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/58/11/3631.
Key words: dose-volume histograms, quantitative SPECT, treatment planning, dosimetry

3. Guggenberger R, Nanz D, Bussmann L, Chhabra A, Fischer MA, Hodler J, Pfirrmann CW, Andreisek G. Diffusion tensor imaging of the median nerve at 3.0T using different MR scanners: Agreement of FA and ADC measurements. Eur J Radiol. 2013 Jun 11. doi:pii: S0720-048X(13)00256-8.10.1016/j.ejrad.2013.05.011. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: nerve, median, dti, diffusion, carpal tunnel

4. Hobbs RF, Wahl RL, Frey EC, Kasamon Y, Song H, Huang P, Jones RJ, Sgouros G. Radiobiologic optimization of combination radiopharmaceutical therapy applied to myeloablative treatment of non-hodgkin lymphoma. J Nucl Med. 2013 Aug 5.
Key words: BED, dosimetry, lymphoma, radiopharmaceutical therapy, treatment planning

5. Liu K, Lü Y, Cheng D, Guo L, Liu C, Song H, Chhabra A. The prevalence of osteoarthritis of the atlanto-odontoid joint in adults using multidetector computed tomography. Acta Radiol. 2013 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: OA, osteoarthritis, atlanto-odontoid joint, MDCT, CT

6. Liu K, Niu X, Wu C, Guo L, Liu C, Song H, Chhabra A. Normative data on axial rotation of atlanto-occipital joint on 3 Tesla MRI using a simple and reliable method of calculation. Acta Radiol. 2013 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: OA, osteoarthritis, atlanto-occipital joint, MDCT, CT

7. Mahesh M. NCRP Report Number 168: Its significance to fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Jul;10(7):551-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.04.003. No abstract available.
Key words: Fluoroscopy, NCRP report, Interventional procedures, Radiation Dose

8. Mahesh M, Radiation. JACR 10th year anniversary musings, J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Aug;10(8):557-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.05.014. No abstract available.
Key words: Radiation, Computed Tomography, Medical Imaging

9. Mahesh M, Haines GR. JACR Radiation Dose Optimization in CT: An online resource center for radiologists. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Jun;10(6):477. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.03.015. No abstract available.
Key words: Radiation Dose, Website description, Radiologists

10. Pindrik J, Chhabra A, Belzberg AJ. Update on peripheral nerve surgery. Neurosurgery. 2013 Aug;60 Suppl 1:70-7. doi: 10.1227/01.neu.0000430772.18220.76.
Key words: nerve, tumor, MRI, neurography

11. Soldatos T, Andreisek G, Thawait GK, Guggenberger R, Williams EH, Carrino JA, Chhabra A. High-resolution 3-T MR neurography of the lumbosacral plexus. Radiographics. 2013 Jul;33(4):967-87. doi: 10.1148/rg.334115761.
Key words: nerve, tumor, MRI, neurography, ls plexus, lumbosacral

12. Song H, Hedayati M, Hobbs RF, Shao C, Bruchertseifer F, Morgenstern A, Deweese TL, Sgouros G. Targeting aberrant DNA double strand break repair in triple negative breast cancer with alpha particle emitter radiolabeled anti-EGFR antibody. Mol Cancer Ther. 2013 Jul 19. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Alpha-particle, radiopharmaceutical therapy, triple negative breast cancer

13. Wadhwa V, Lee PP, Strome GM, Suh KJ, Carrino JA, Chhabra A. Spectrum of superficial nerve-related tumor and tumor-like lesions: MRI features. Acta Radiol. 2013 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: nerve, tumor, MRI, Superficial, neurography

1. Zhu W, Kato, Y, Artemov D. Water exchange-minimizing DCE-MRI protocol to detect changes in tumor vascular parameters: effect of bevacizumab/paclitaxel combination therapy. Magn Reson Mater Phy. 2013 Jun 27 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: DCE-MRI; Water exchange; Tumor vascular volume and vascular permeability; Combination antiangiogenic therapy
PMID: 23807596

1. Mahesh M, Johnson PT, Fishman EK. Dual energy CT: is it ready for prime time? J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 May; 10(5): 383-385.
Key words: Dual-Energy CT, Bone Removal, Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA), Radiation Dose

1. Korchin S, Mahesh M. Radiographic facility checklist: the basics. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Apr;10(4):303-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.01.006.
Key words: Radiographic Systems, Quality Control, X-ray, Radiation Dose

2. Mahesh M. Challenges in evaluating flat-panel detector fluoroscopy systems. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 March; 10(3): 223-224.
Key words: interventional fluoroscopy, flat panel detector, medical physics evaluation, magnification modes
PMID: 23571064

1. Alexander M, Braši? JR. 2-[18F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose ([18F]FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) for the diagnosis and treatment of Burkitt lymphoma. Journal of Biomedical Graphics and Computing. 2013; 3 (2): 67-72.
Key words: Atypical malignancies, B-cell neoplasms, Metastases, Photopenia, Radiotracers
No PMID available

2. Anusionwu I, Tekes A, Stec AA, Gearhart JP, Wright EJ. Comparison of musculoskeletal anatomic relationships, determined by magnetic resonance imaging, in postpubertal female patients with and without classic bladder exstrophy. BJU Int. 2013 Jan 29. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.11753.x. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: magnetic esonance imaging; bladder exstrophy

3. Braši? JR. Neurotransmitter visualization in schizophrenia. Journal of Biomedical Graphics and Computing. 2013; 3 (2): 30-45.
Key words: Dopamine, Positron-emission tomography, Psychotic disorders, Serotonin, Single-photon emission-computed Tomography

4. Chhabra A. Magnetic resonance neurography-simple guide to performance and interpretation. Semin Roentgenol. 2013 Apr;48(2):111-25. doi: 10.1053/j.ro.2012.11.004.
Key words: MRN, neurography , MRI, technique , interpretation

5. Dieudonné A, Hobbs RF, Lebtahi R, Maurel F, Baechler S, Wahl RL, Boubaker A, Le Guludec D,Sgouros G, Gardin I. Study of the impact of tissue density heterogeneities on 3-dimensional abdominal dosimetry: comparison between dose kernel convolution and direct monte carlo methods. J Nucl Med. 2013 Feb;54(2):236-43. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.112.105825.
Key words: Patient-specific dosimetry, point-kernel, tissue density
PMID: 23249540

6. Hobbs RF, Jentzen W, Bockisch A, Sgouros G. Monte Carlo-based 3-dimensional dosimetry of salivary glands in radioiodine treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer estimated using 124I PET. Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2013 Mar;57(1):79-91.
Key words: Salivary gland, radioiodine, dosimetry, thyroid cancer

7. Stewart A, Tekes A, Huisman TA, Jennings JM, Allen MC, Northington FJ, Everett AD, Graham EM. Glial fibrillary acidic protein as a biomarker for periventricular white matter injury. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Mar 1. doi:pii: S0002-9378(13)00244-5. 10.1016/j.ajog.2013.02.049. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Periventricular white matter injury; Glial fibrillary acidic protein

8. Tekes A, Ishman SL, Baugher KM, Brown DJ, Lin SY, Tunkel DE, Unalp-Arida A, Huisman TA. Does microtia predict severity of temporal bone CT abnormalities in children with persistent conductive hearing loss? J Neuroradiol. 2013 Feb 18. doi:pii: S0150-9861(12)00252-0. 10.1016/j.neurad.2012.10.002. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Conductive hearing loss, Temporal bone CT

9. Trotter SA, Babiarz LS, Viertel VG, Nagy P, Lewin JS, Yousem DM. Determination and communication of critical findings in neuroradiology. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Jan;10(1):45-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2012.07.012.
Key words: Neuroradiologic critical findings, communication, patient safety

10. Wadhwa V, Salaria SN, Thakkar RS, Chhabra A. Epithelioid sarcoma presenting as radial mononeuropathy: anatomical, magnetic resonance neurography and diffusion tensor imaging appearances. Skeletal Radiol. 2013 Mar 1. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: MRN, sarcoma, radial nerve

1. Dieudonné A, Hobbs RF, Lebtahi R, Maurel F, Baechler S, Wahl RL, Boubaker A, Le Guludec D,Sgouros G, Gardin I. Study of the impact of tissue density heterogeneities on 3-dimensional abdominal dosimetry: comparison between dose kernel convolution and direct monte carlo methods. J Nucl Med. 2013 Feb;54(2):236-43. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.112.105825. Epub 2012 Dec 18.
Key words: 3D dosimetry; tissue density; convolution; Monte Carlo

2. Djamanakova A, Faria AV, Hsu J, Ceritoglu C, Oishi K, Miller MI, Hillis AE, Mori S. Diffeomorphic brain mapping based on T1-weighted images: improvement of registration accuracy by multichannel mapping. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Jan;37(1):76-84.
Key words: atlas, ventricles, mapping, brain, MRI

3. Tighe SK, Oishi K, Mori S, Smith GS, Albert M, Lyketsos CG, Mielke MM. Diffusion tensor imaging of neuropsychiatric symptoms in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's dementia. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2012 Fall;24(4):484-8. Available in PMC 2012 Dec 31.
Key words: Diffusion tensor imaging, Alzheimer's disease, Mild cognitive impairment, Neuropsychiatric symptoms

4. Yoshida S, Oishi K, Faria AV, Mori S. Diffusion tensor imaging of normal brain development. Pediatr Radiol. 2013 Jan;43(1):15-27.
Key words: Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), MRI, Normal development

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