Radiation safety during spine interventions.

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Radiation safety during spine interventions. Luchs JS1, Rosioreanu A, Gregorius D, Venkataramanan N, Koehler V, Ortiz AO. Author information Abstract Image-guided spine interventions are being performed by radiologists and other physicians with increased frequency. This article assesses the use of several techniques and devices that can mitigate radiation exposure during interventional procedures. Measurements were obtained on a humanoid phantom with […]

Radiology-Pathology Conference: carcinosarcoma of the colon.

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Radiology-Pathology Conference: carcinosarcoma of the colon. Kim N1, Luchs JS, Halpern D, Davis E, Donovan V, Weston SR, Katz DS. Author information Abstract Carcinosarcomas are very uncommon tumors, which are comprised of both malignant epithelial and mesenchymal elements. They occur most commonly in the head and neck, respiratory tract, and female reproductive organs. In the gastrointestinal tract, they are most often […]

Sonographic contrast effect of combined steroid and anesthetic injections: in vitro analysis.

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Sonographic contrast effect of combined steroid and anesthetic injections: in vitro analysis. Luchs JS1, Sofka CM, Adler RS. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the extent and duration of the sonographic contrast effect during guided steroid-anesthetic injections and to propose a potential mechanism based on mixture immiscibility and density differences. METHODS: […]

Haglund’s syndrome: diagnosis and treatment using sonography.

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Haglund’s syndrome: diagnosis and treatment using sonography. Sofka CM1, Adler RS, Positano R, Pavlov H, Luchs JS. Author information Abstract Haglund’s syndrome is a cause of retrocalcaneal pain. The clinical diagnosis of Haglund’s syndrome is often confusing as the clinical picture may mimic other causes of hindfoot pain such as isolated retrocalcaneal bursitis or hindfoot involvement from more systemic […]

Catastrophic polyethylene failure diagnosed with magnetic resonance imaging in a painful total knee arthroplasty.

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Catastrophic polyethylene failure diagnosed with magnetic resonance imaging in a painful total knee arthroplasty. Mallo GC1, Stanat SJ, Jones JA, Capozzi JD, Luchs JS. Author information Abstract Determining the etiology of a painful knee after arthroplasty can be extremely challenging. Traditionally, orthopedists relied mainly on physical examination, laboratory results, serial radiographs, and 3-phase bone or indium-labeled white blood cell […]

ACR appropriateness criteria on metastatic bone disease.

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ACR appropriateness criteria on metastatic bone disease. Roberts CC1, Daffner RH, Weissman BN, Bancroft L, Bennett DL, Blebea JS, Bruno MA, Fries IB, Germano IM, Holly L, Jacobson JA, Luchs JS, Morrison WB, Olson JJ, Payne WK, Resnik CS, Schweitzer ME, Seeger LL, Taljanovic M, Wise JN, Lutz ST. Author information Erratum in J Am Coll Radiol. 2010 Sep;7(9):e1. Abstract Appropriate imaging modalities for screening, staging, and surveillance of patients with suspected and documented metastatic […]

MRI pelvic landmark angles in the assessment of apical pelvic organ prolapse.

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MRI pelvic landmark angles in the assessment of apical pelvic organ prolapse. Ginath S1, Garely A, Luchs JS, Shahryarinejad A, Olivera C, Zhou S, Ascher-Walsh C, Condrea A, Brodman M, Vardy M. Author information Abstract PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to evaluate the utility of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) pelvic landmark angles and lines in the assessment of apical vault prolapse. METHODS: […]

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® on acute shoulder pain.

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ACR Appropriateness Criteria® on acute shoulder pain. Wise JN1, Daffner RH, Weissman BN, Bancroft L, Bennett DL, Blebea JS, Bruno MA, Fries IB, Jacobson JA, Luchs JS, Morrison WB, Resnik CS, Roberts CC, Schweitzer ME, Seeger LL, Stoller DW, Taljanovic MS. Author information Abstract The shoulder joint is a complex array of muscles, tendons, and capsuloligamentous structures that has the greatest freedom of motion of any joint in the body. Acute […]

ACR appropriateness criteria(®) acute trauma to the knee.

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ACR appropriateness criteria(®) acute trauma to the knee. Tuite MJ1, Daffner RH, Weissman BN, Bancroft L, Bennett DL, Blebea JS, Bruno MA, Fries IB, Hayes CW, Kransdorf MJ, Luchs JS, Morrison WB, Roberts CC, Scharf SC, Stoller DW, Taljanovic MS, Ward RJ, Wise JN, Zoga AC. Author information Abstract There are more than 1 million visits to the ER annually in the United States for acute knee trauma. Many of these are twisting […]

Magnetic resonance imaging of abdominal versus vaginal prolapse surgery with mesh.

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Magnetic resonance imaging of abdominal versus vaginal prolapse surgery with mesh. Ginath S1, Garely AD, Luchs JS, Shahryarinejad A, Olivera CK, Zhou S, Ascher-Walsh CJ, Condrea A, Brodman ML, Vardy MD. Author information Abstract INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: We compared two surgical approaches in patients with symptomatic prolapse of the vaginal apex with normal controls by analyzing pelvic landmark relationships measured using magnetic resonance imaging […]