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3D Printing in Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
3D Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.222, CiteScore: 1)
4OR: A Quarterly J. of Operations Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.825, CiteScore: 1)
AAPS J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 1.118, CiteScore: 4)
AAPS PharmSciTech     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.752, CiteScore: 3)
Abdominal Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.866, CiteScore: 2)
Abhandlungen aus dem Mathematischen Seminar der Universitat Hamburg     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.439, CiteScore: 0)
Academic Psychiatry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.53, CiteScore: 1)
Academic Questions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.106, CiteScore: 0)
Accreditation and Quality Assurance: J. for Quality, Comparability and Reliability in Chemical Measurement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.316, CiteScore: 1)
Acoustical Physics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.359, CiteScore: 1)
Acoustics Australia     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.232, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Analytica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.367, CiteScore: 0)
Acta Applicandae Mathematicae     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.675, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Biotheoretica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.284, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Diabetologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 1.587, CiteScore: 3)
Acta Endoscopica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
acta ethologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.769, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Geochimica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.24, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.305, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Geophysica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.312, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Geotechnica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 1.588, CiteScore: 3)
Acta Informatica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.517, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Mathematica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 7.066, CiteScore: 3)
Acta Mathematica Hungarica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.452, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Mathematica Sinica, English Series     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.379, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Mathematica Vietnamica     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.27, CiteScore: 0)
Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica, English Series     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.208, CiteScore: 0)
Acta Mechanica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 1.04, CiteScore: 2)
Acta Mechanica Sinica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.607, CiteScore: 2)
Acta Metallurgica Sinica (English Letters)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.576, CiteScore: 2)
Acta Meteorologica Sinica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.638, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Neurochirurgica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.822, CiteScore: 2)
Acta Neurologica Belgica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.376, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Neuropathologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 7.589, CiteScore: 12)
Acta Oceanologica Sinica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.334, CiteScore: 1)
Acta Physiologiae Plantarum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.574, CiteScore: 2)
Acta Politica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.605, CiteScore: 1)
Activitas Nervosa Superior     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.147, CiteScore: 0)
adhäsion KLEBEN & DICHTEN     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.103, CiteScore: 0)
ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.72, CiteScore: 2)
Adhesion Adhesives & Sealants     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research     Partially Free   (Followers: 16, SJR: 1.005, CiteScore: 2)
Adsorption     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.703, CiteScore: 2)
Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.698, CiteScore: 1)
Advances in Atmospheric Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37, SJR: 0.956, CiteScore: 2)
Advances in Computational Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.812, CiteScore: 1)
Advances in Contraception     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Data Analysis and Classification     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 55, SJR: 1.09, CiteScore: 1)
Advances in Gerontology     Partially Free   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.144, CiteScore: 0)
Advances in Health Sciences Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29, SJR: 1.64, CiteScore: 2)
Advances in Manufacturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.475, CiteScore: 2)
Advances in Polymer Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45, SJR: 1.04, CiteScore: 3)
Advances in Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 1.075, CiteScore: 3)
Aegean Review of the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Aequationes Mathematicae     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.517, CiteScore: 1)
Aerobiologia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.673, CiteScore: 2)
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.825, CiteScore: 1)
African Archaeological Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.862, CiteScore: 1)
Afrika Matematika     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.235, CiteScore: 0)
AGE     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Ageing Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.39, CiteScore: 1)
Aggiornamenti CIO     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Aging Clinical and Experimental Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.67, CiteScore: 2)
Agricultural Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.276, CiteScore: 1)
Agriculture and Human Values     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.173, CiteScore: 3)
Agroforestry Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.663, CiteScore: 1)
Agronomy for Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 1.864, CiteScore: 6)
AI & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.227, CiteScore: 1)
AIDS and Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.792, CiteScore: 3)
Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.862, CiteScore: 3)
Akupunktur & Aurikulomedizin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Algebra and Logic     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.531, CiteScore: 0)
Algebra Universalis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.583, CiteScore: 1)
Algebras and Representation Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.095, CiteScore: 1)
Algorithmica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.56, CiteScore: 1)
Allergo J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.234, CiteScore: 0)
Allergo J. Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Alpine Botany     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 1.11, CiteScore: 3)
ALTEX : Alternatives to Animal Experimentation     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
AMBIO     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 1.569, CiteScore: 4)
American J. of Cardiovascular Drugs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.951, CiteScore: 3)
American J. of Community Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29, SJR: 1.329, CiteScore: 2)
American J. of Criminal Justice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.772, CiteScore: 1)
American J. of Cultural Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.46, CiteScore: 1)
American J. of Dance Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.181, CiteScore: 0)
American J. of Potato Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.611, CiteScore: 1)
American J. of Psychoanalysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.314, CiteScore: 0)
American Sociologist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.35, CiteScore: 0)
Amino Acids     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.135, CiteScore: 3)
AMS Review     Partially Free   (Followers: 4)
Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.211, CiteScore: 1)
Analysis and Mathematical Physics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.536, CiteScore: 1)
Analysis in Theory and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Analysis of Verbal Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31, SJR: 0.978, CiteScore: 3)
Anatomical Science Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.367, CiteScore: 1)
Angewandte Schmerztherapie und Palliativmedizin     Hybrid Journal  
Angiogenesis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 2.177, CiteScore: 5)
Animal Cognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 1.389, CiteScore: 3)
Annales françaises de médecine d'urgence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.192, CiteScore: 0)
Annales Henri Poincaré     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.097, CiteScore: 2)
Annales mathématiques du Québec     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.438, CiteScore: 0)
Annali dell'Universita di Ferrara     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.429, CiteScore: 0)
Annali di Matematica Pura ed Applicata     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.197, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Biomedical Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 1.042, CiteScore: 3)
Annals of Combinatorics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.932, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Data Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Annals of Dyslexia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.85, CiteScore: 2)
Annals of Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.579, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Forest Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.986, CiteScore: 2)
Annals of Global Analysis and Geometry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.228, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Hematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 1.043, CiteScore: 2)
Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.413, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Microbiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.479, CiteScore: 2)
Annals of Nuclear Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.687, CiteScore: 2)
Annals of Operations Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.943, CiteScore: 2)
Annals of Ophthalmology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Annals of Regional Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.614, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Software Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Annals of Solid and Structural Mechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.239, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Surgical Oncology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 1.986, CiteScore: 4)
Annals of Telecommunications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.223, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.495, CiteScore: 1)
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.834, CiteScore: 2)
Apidologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.22, CiteScore: 3)
APOPTOSIS     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.424, CiteScore: 4)
Applicable Algebra in Engineering, Communication and Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.294, CiteScore: 1)
Applications of Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.602, CiteScore: 1)
Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43, SJR: 0.571, CiteScore: 2)
Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.21, CiteScore: 1)
Applied Cancer Research     Open Access  
Applied Categorical Structures     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.49, CiteScore: 0)
Applied Composite Materials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 49, SJR: 0.58, CiteScore: 2)
Applied Entomology and Zoology     Partially Free   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.422, CiteScore: 1)
Applied Geomatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.733, CiteScore: 3)
Applied Geophysics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.488, CiteScore: 1)
Applied Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.6, CiteScore: 2)
Applied Magnetic Resonance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.319, CiteScore: 1)
Applied Mathematics & Optimization     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.886, CiteScore: 1)
Applied Mathematics - A J. of Chinese Universities     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.17, CiteScore: 0)
Applied Mathematics and Mechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.461, CiteScore: 1)
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 65, SJR: 1.182, CiteScore: 4)
Applied Physics A     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.481, CiteScore: 2)
Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.74, CiteScore: 2)
Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.519, CiteScore: 2)
Applied Research in Quality of Life     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.316, CiteScore: 1)
Applied Solar Energy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.225, CiteScore: 0)
Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.542, CiteScore: 1)
Aquaculture Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.591, CiteScore: 2)
Aquarium Sciences and Conservation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Aquatic Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34, SJR: 0.656, CiteScore: 2)
Aquatic Geochemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.591, CiteScore: 1)
Aquatic Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 1.109, CiteScore: 3)
Arabian J. for Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.303, CiteScore: 1)
Arabian J. of Geosciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.319, CiteScore: 1)
Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 1.052, CiteScore: 2)
Archaeologies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.224, CiteScore: 0)
Archiv der Mathematik     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.725, CiteScore: 1)
Archival Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 62, SJR: 0.745, CiteScore: 2)
Archive for History of Exact Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.186, CiteScore: 1)
Archive for Mathematical Logic     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.909, CiteScore: 1)
Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 3.93, CiteScore: 3)
Archive of Applied Mechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.79, CiteScore: 2)
Archives and Museum Informatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 143, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 1.41, CiteScore: 5)
Archives of Dermatological Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 1.006, CiteScore: 2)
Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.773, CiteScore: 2)
Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.956, CiteScore: 2)
Archives of Microbiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.644, CiteScore: 2)
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.146, CiteScore: 2)
Archives of Osteoporosis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.71, CiteScore: 2)
Archives of Sexual Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 1.493, CiteScore: 3)
Archives of Toxicology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 1.541, CiteScore: 5)
Archives of Virology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.973, CiteScore: 2)
Archives of Women's Mental Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.274, CiteScore: 3)
Archivio di Ortopedia e Reumatologia     Hybrid Journal  
Archivum Immunologiae et Therapiae Experimentalis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.946, CiteScore: 3)
ArgoSpine News & J.     Hybrid Journal  
Argumentation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.349, CiteScore: 1)
Arid Ecosystems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.2, CiteScore: 0)
Arkiv för Matematik     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.766, CiteScore: 1)
Arnold Mathematical J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.355, CiteScore: 0)
Arthropod-Plant Interactions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.839, CiteScore: 2)
Arthroskopie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.131, CiteScore: 0)
Artificial Intelligence and Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.937, CiteScore: 2)
Artificial Intelligence Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.833, CiteScore: 4)
Artificial Life and Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.226, CiteScore: 0)
Asia Europe J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.504, CiteScore: 1)
Asia Pacific Education Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.479, CiteScore: 1)
Asia Pacific J. of Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 1.185, CiteScore: 2)
Asia-Pacific Education Researcher     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.353, CiteScore: 1)
Asia-Pacific Financial Markets     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.187, CiteScore: 0)
Asia-Pacific J. of Atmospheric Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.855, CiteScore: 1)
Asian Business & Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.378, CiteScore: 1)
Asian J. of Business Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Asian J. of Criminology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.543, CiteScore: 1)
AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.548, CiteScore: 1)
AStA Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.183, CiteScore: 0)
ästhetische dermatologie & kosmetologie     Full-text available via subscription  

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Abdominal Imaging
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.866
Citation Impact (citeScore): 2
Number of Followers: 15  
 
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ISSN (Print) 2366-004X - ISSN (Online) 2366-0058
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  • Small bowel obstruction and the gastrografin challenge
    • Authors: Robert D’Agostino; Naiim S Ali; Sergey Leshchinskiy; Anjuli R Cherukuri; Judy K Tam
      Pages: 2945 - 2954
      Abstract: The “gastrografin challenge” has been used for decades in the evaluation of small bowel obstruction (SBO). This type of study involves enteric administration of a water-soluble contrast followed by serial abdominal radiographs. While its diagnostic role is well established, its therapeutic role remains controversial. Following an algorithm for gastrografin challenge cases can help with interpretation. An understanding of the appearance of diluted contrast in the small bowel, the concentrating effect of contrast in the colon, and knowledge of surgical history and anatomy is paramount for diagnosis. In this article, we review the approach to acute SBO and the use of gastrografin along with reviewing image interpretation of cases of partial and complete SBO. Gastrografin use in adynamic ileus along with other potential future uses is also discussed.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1591-3
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • [ 11 C]acetate PET as a tool for diagnosis of liver steatosis
    • Authors: Marzieh Nejabat; Asha Leisser; Georgios Karanikas; Wolfgang Wadsak; Markus Mitterhauser; Marius Mayerhöfer; Christian Kienbacher; Michael Trauner; Marcus Hacker; Alexander R. Haug
      Pages: 2963 - 2969
      Abstract: Purpose To investigate [11C]acetate PET-surrogate parameter of fatty acid synthase activity—as suitable tool for diagnosis and monitoring of liver steatosis. Methods In this retrospective study, data were obtained from 83 prostatic carcinoma patients from 1/2008 to 1/2014. Mean HU was calculated from unenhanced CT of all patients from liver with liver HU less than 40 as threshold for liver steatosis. SUVmax of the liver and of the blood pool in thoracic aorta (as background for calculation of a liver/background ratio [SUVl/b]) was measured. t test was used with a P < 0.05 considered as statistically significant difference and ROC analysis was used for calculating specificity and sensitivity. Results 19/83 patients (20%) had diagnosis of hepatic steatosis according to CT. Uptake of [11C]acetate was significantly higher in patients with hepatic steatosis as compared to control group (SUVmax 7.96 ± 2.0 vs. 5.48 ± 2.3 [P < 0.001]). There was also a significant correlation between both SUVmax (r = − 0.52, P < 0.001) and SUVl/b (r = − 0.59, P < 0.001) with the density (HU) of the liver. In ROC analysis for detection of liver steatosis SUVmax (threshold: 5.86) had a sensitivity of 94% and specificity of 69% with an AUC of 0.81. Increasing body mass index is correlated with the severity of steatosis. Conclusion We showed for the first time that hepatic steatosis associates with increased [11C]acetate uptake. Also, severity of steatosis correlates with [11C]acetate uptake. [11C]acetate uptake PET seems promising for the assessment of liver steatosis.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1558-4
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Accuracy of liver surface nodularity quantification on MDCT for staging
           hepatic fibrosis in patients with hepatitis C virus
    • Authors: Meghan G. Lubner; Daniel Jones; Adnan Said; John Kloke; Scott Lee; Perry J. Pickhardt
      Pages: 2980 - 2986
      Abstract: Purpose To evaluate semi-automated measurement of liver surface nodularity (LSN) on MDCT in a cause-specific cohort of patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) for identification of hepatic fibrosis (stages F0–4). Methods MDCT scans in patients with known HCV were evaluated with an independently validated, semi-automated LSN measurement tool. Consecutive LSN measurements along the anterior liver surface were performed to derive mean LSN scores. Scores were compared with METAVIR fibrosis stage (F0–4). Fibrosis stages F0–3 were based on biopsy results within 1 year of CT. Most patients with cirrhosis (F4) also had biopsy within 1 year; the remaining cases had unequivocal clinical/imaging evidence of cirrhosis and biopsy was not indicated. Results 288 patients (79F/209M; mean age, 49.7 years) with known HCV were stratified based on METAVIR fibrosis stage: F0 (n = 43), F1 (n = 29), F2 (n = 53), F3 (n = 37), and F4 (n = 126). LSN scores increased with increasing fibrosis (mean: F0 = 2.3 ± 0.2, F1 = 2.4 ± 0.3, F2 = 2.6 ± 0.5, F3 = 2.9 ± 0.6, F4 = 3.8 ± 1.0; p < 0.001). For identification of significant fibrosis (≥ F2), advanced fibrosis (≥ F3), and cirrhosis (≥ F4), the ROC AUCs were 0.88, 0.89, and 0.90, respectively. The sensitivity and specificity for significant fibrosis (≥ F2) using LSN threshold of 2.80 were 0.68 and 0.97; for advanced fibrosis (≥ F3; threshold = 2.77) were 0.83 and 0.85; and for cirrhosis (≥ F4, LSN threshold = 2.9) were 0.90 and 0.80. Conclusion Liver surface nodularity assessment at MDCT allows for accurate discrimination of intermediate stages of hepatic fibrosis in a cause-specific cohort of patients with HCV, particularly at more advanced levels.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1572-6
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor: review of heterogeneous spectrum of CT
           appearance
    • Authors: Nam Ju Lee; Ralph H. Hruban; Elliot K. Fishman
      Pages: 3025 - 3034
      Abstract: Objective Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PanNETs) are uncommon pancreatic neoplasms and can be a diagnostic challenge with heterogeneous spectrum of CT appearance. We review CT findings of PanNETs and other mimics. Conclusion PanNETs are typically hypervascular and have avid enhancement on arterial and venous phase images. However, dedicated pancreas protocol may be needed due to their sometimes atypical appearance including transient enhancement. Careful evaluation of CT findings will help differentiate PanNETs from their mimics, and can be used to establish the diagnosis of a PanNETs. Although an accurate diagnosis can be based on serological, urine, and CT scan findings, confirmation is made via pathological examination.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1574-4
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Utility of the portal venous phase for diagnosing pancreatic necrosis in
           acute pancreatitis using the CT severity index
    • Authors: Yoshifumi Noda; Satoshi Goshima; Keita Fujimoto; Hiroshi Kawada; Nobuyuki Kawai; Yukichi Tanahashi; Masayuki Matsuo
      Pages: 3035 - 3042
      Abstract: Purpose The purpose of the study was to evaluate the value of portal venous phase (PVP) images in the diagnosis of pancreatic necrosis in patients with acute pancreatitis using computed tomography severity index (CTSI). Methods This retrospective study was approved by our Institutional Review Board, and written informed consent was waived. Dynamic contrast-enhanced CT images, with the pancreatic parenchymal phase (PPP) and the PVP, were obtained from 56 consecutive patients with acute pancreatitis. Two radiologists reviewed two sets of images, namely PPP images alone (image set A) and combined PPP and PVP images (image set B) to evaluate the CTSI. Cases were categorized as necrotizing pancreatitis if ensuing walled-off necrosis formation was identified 4 weeks after onset of symptoms. The relationship between pancreatic necrosis and CTSI was compared between image sets A and B. Logistic regression analysis was performed to evaluate the significance of clinical and radiological factors associated with the diagnosis of pancreatic necrosis. Results Pancreatic necrosis was confirmed in 14 out of 56 (25%) patients. The area under the receiver-operating-characteristic curve (AUC) for the diagnosis of pancreatic necrosis was 0.70 and 0.78 for image sets A and B, respectively. The AUC for image set B was significantly greater than that for image set A (P = 0.0002). Logistic regression analysis demonstrated that among clinical and radiological factors tested, CTSI for image set B was independently correlated with pancreatic necrosis (P = 0.025). Conclusions Combined PPP and PVP images significantly improved the diagnostic accuracy of pancreatic necrosis following acute pancreatitis.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1579-z
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Imaging of endoscopic cystogastrostomy in pancreatic walled-off necrosis:
           what the radiologist needs to know
    • Authors: Anthony Abou Karam; Arya Bagherpour; Jesus Calleros; Shaked Laks
      Pages: 3043 - 3053
      Abstract: Acute pancreatitis is a frequent entity encountered by radiologists. In 2012, the Atlanta criteria were revised to help radiologists use a common nomenclature when describing acute pancreatitis and its complications. One delayed complication of acute necrotizing pancreatitis in walled-off necrosis, a collection seen at least 4 weeks after an episode of acute pancreatic necrosis and/or acute peripancreatic necrosis. Multiple treatments have been adapted in the setting of walled-off necrosis, including endoscopic cystogastrostomy. The focus of this article is to familiarize the radiologist with the imaging appearance of this procedure as well as, review the outcomes and potential complications of endoscopic cystogastrostomy.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1584-2
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Splenosis: a great mimicker of neoplastic disease
    • Authors: Yasmeen K. Tandon; Christopher P. Coppa; Andrei S. Purysko
      Pages: 3054 - 3059
      Abstract: Splenosis is a benign condition that can occur after splenic trauma or after surgery involving the spleen. These splenic implants are most often seen within the abdominal and pelvic cavities. On imaging, splenosis can be confused with multiple additional entities including metastatic disease, peritoneal carcinomatosis, peritoneal mesothelioma, abdominal lymphoma, renal cancer, hepatic adenomas, or endometriosis depending on its distribution. In all patients with history of splenic surgery or trauma, splenosis should be on the differential diagnosis of soft tissue nodules in the abdomen and pelvis, especially in the absence of systemic symptoms, to avoid unnecessary biopsy, chemotherapy, or surgery.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1601-5
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Prevalence of renal cysts and association with risk factors in a general
           population: an MRI-based study
    • Authors: Birger Mensel; Jens-Peter Kühn; Felix Kracht; Henry Völzke; Wolfgang Lieb; Thomas Dabers; Roberto Lorbeer
      Pages: 3068 - 3074
      Abstract: Purpose To assess the prevalence and size of renal cysts and to analyze associated risk factors in a general population using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Methods Data of 2063 participants (1052 women) of the Study of Health in Pomerania who underwent whole-body MRI were included. Renal cyst prevalence was calculated separately for men and women and for 10-year age groups. The association between risk factors and occurrence of renal cysts was estimated. Results The prevalence of renal cysts was 27% and higher in men (34%) than in women (21%; p < 0.001). Renal cyst prevalence increased from 14% in the youngest age group (20–29 years) to 55% in the oldest age group (≥ 70 years) for men and from 7% to 43% for women (both p < 0.001). In the subset of participants with renal cysts, the total mean number was higher in men (1.9) compared to women (1.6, p = 0.012) and was significantly associated with age. Mean renal cyst size was higher in men (1.50 cm) compared to women (1.18 cm, p < 0.001). Male sex (OR 1.83, 95% CI 1.47; 2.26), older age (OR 1.05, 95% CI 1.04; 1.06, per 1-year increment), and hypertension (OR 1.27, 95% CI 1.00; 1.61) were associated with higher renal cyst prevalence. In additional analyses, current smoking and ex-smoking showed a significantly higher risk for renal cysts (OR 1.47, 95% CI 1.05; 2.05 and OR 1.38, 95% CI 1.04; 1.82, respectively). Conclusions The prevalence, number, and mean size of renal cysts are higher in men compared to women and are associated with age. In addition, renal cyst prevalence is higher in hypertensive and smoking subjects.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1565-5
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Dual-layer spectral detector CT: non-inferiority assessment compared to
           dual-source dual-energy CT in discriminating uric acid from non-uric acid
           renal stones ex vivo
    • Authors: Lakshmi Ananthakrishnan; Xinhui Duan; Yin Xi; Matthew A. Lewis; Margaret S. Pearle; Jodi A. Antonelli; Harold Goerne; Elysha M. Kolitz; Suhny Abbara; Robert E. Lenkinski; Julia R. Fielding; John R. Leyendecker
      Pages: 3075 - 3081
      Abstract: Purpose To assess the non-inferiority of dual-layer spectral detector CT (SDCT) compared to dual-source dual-energy CT (dsDECT) in discriminating uric acid (UA) from non-UA stones. Methods Fifty-seven extracted urinary calculi were placed in a cylindrical phantom in a water bath and scanned on a SDCT scanner (IQon, Philips Healthcare) and second- and third-generation dsDECT scanners (Somatom Flash and Force, Siemens Healthcare) under matched scan parameters. For SDCT data, conventional images and virtual monoenergetic reconstructions were created. A customized 3D growing region segmentation tool was used to segment each stone on a pixel-by-pixel basis for statistical analysis. Median virtual monoenergetic ratios (VMRs) of 40/200, 62/92, and 62/100 for each stone were recorded. For dsDECT data, dual-energy ratio (DER) for each stone was recorded from vendor-specific postprocessing software (Syngo Via) using the Kidney Stones Application. The clinical reference standard of X-ray diffraction analysis was used to assess non-inferiority. Area under the receiver-operating characteristic curve (AUC) was used to assess diagnostic performance of detecting UA stones. Results Six pure UA, 47 pure calcium-based, 1 pure cystine, and 3 mixed struvite stones were scanned. All pure UA stones were correctly separated from non-UA stones using SDCT and dsDECT (AUC = 1). For UA stones, median VMR was 0.95–0.99 and DER 1.00–1.02. For non-UA stones, median VMR was 1.4–4.1 and DER 1.39–1.69. Conclusion SDCT spectral reconstructions demonstrate similar performance to those of dsDECT in discriminating UA from non-UA stones in a phantom model.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1589-x
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Classification of spontaneous isolated superior mesenteric artery
           dissection: correlation with multi-detector CT features and clinical
           presentation
    • Authors: Jeongin Yoo; Jong Beum Lee; Hyun Jeong Park; Eun Sun Lee; Sung Bin Park; Yang Soo Kim; Byung Ihn Choi
      Pages: 3157 - 3165
      Abstract: Purpose The purpose of the study is to propose a computed tomography (CT) classification of spontaneous isolated superior mesenteric artery dissection (SISMAD) correlated with clinical presentation Methods We retrospectively reviewed CT images of 40 patients with SISMAD at our institution from 2006 to 2015 and proposed a new classification: type I, patent false lumen with both entry and re-entry; type II, patent false lumen without re-entry; type III, completely or partially thrombosed false lumen; and type IV, thrombosed false lumen with ulcer-like projection. Additionally, we included a subtype (S) at each type when there was either a long segment of dissection and/or significant true lumen stenosis. CT features were statistically analyzed using Fisher’s exact and Mann–Whitney test. Results The CT findings classified patients as type I (15%), type II (12.5%), type III (35%), and type IV (37.5%). Of the 40 patients, 25 (62.5%) were symptomatic. There was a significantly different proportion of each type between symptomatic and asymptomatic patients (p = 0.005). There were 25 patients with subtype (S); no type I or II, 12 type III, and 13 type IV. The symptomatic patients showed longer dissection tendency and more severe true lumen stenosis (78% vs. 53%, p = 0.000) compared with asymptomatic patients. Conclusion The proposed multi-detector CT classification of SISMAD correlates with clinical presentation. This new classification could be helpful for treatment planning.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1556-6
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Defining the abdominal radiologist based on the current U.S. job market
    • Authors: David H. Hoffman; Andrew B. Rosenkrantz
      Pages: 3184 - 3187
      Abstract: Purpose The purpose of the study is to characterize current practice patterns of abdominal radiologists based on work descriptions within job postings on numerous national radiology specialty websites. Methods Job postings for either “abdominal” or “body” radiologists were searched weekly on five society websites (SAR, SCBT-MR, ARRS, ACR, RSNA) over a 1-year period. Postings were reviewed for various characteristics. Results Nine hundred and sixteen total ads for 341 unique abdominal radiologist positions were reviewed (34.6% academic, 64.2% private practice, 1.2% other). Postings occurred most commonly in March (12.3%) and least commonly in November (4.8%). States with most positions were Florida (27), California (26), and New York (24). Of postings delineating expectations of specific abdominal modalities, 67.4% mentioned MRI, 58.5% ultrasound, 41.1% fluoroscopy, 14.3% PET, and 54.0% interventions. Additional non-abdominal expectations included general radiology (28.7%), breast imaging (21.1%), and general nuclear medicine (9.7%). Additional skills included prostate MRI (7.0%), OBGYN ultrasound (5.0%), and CT colonoscopy (2.6%). 79.2% required an abdominal imaging fellowship (specifically a body MRI fellowship in 4.1%). Conclusion By using job postings for abdominal radiologists, we have taken a practical approach to characterizing the current status of this subspecialty, reflecting recent job expectations and requirements. The large majority of positions required a body fellowship, and the positions commonly entailed a variety of skills beyond non-invasive diagnostic abdominal imaging. Of note, expectations of considerable minorities of positions included abdominal interventions, general radiology, and breast imaging. These insights may guide the development of abdominal radiology fellowships and mini-fellowships, as well as assist radiologists entering or returning to the job market.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1577-1
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Tree-in-bud sign
    • Authors: Quentin Minault; Anne Karol; Francis Veillon; Aina Venkatasamy
      Pages: 3188 - 3189
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1562-8
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • The champagne glass pelvis
    • Authors: Jordan M. Burner; Raymond B. Dyer
      Pages: 3190 - 3191
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1568-2
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • The sentinel loop sign
    • Authors: Naiim Ali; Sergey Leshchinskiy; Mark Johnson; Robert D’Agostino
      Pages: 3192 - 3194
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1582-4
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • The lateral crescent sign
    • Authors: Alexiane Schoettle; Francis Veillon; Aina Venkatasamy
      Pages: 3195 - 3196
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1583-3
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Pseudocirrhosis
    • Authors: Sergey Leshchinskiy; Christopher Kanner; David P. Keating
      Pages: 3197 - 3198
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1592-2
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • String sign of Kantor
    • Authors: Venkatraman Indiran; Jagannathan Kokilavani
      Pages: 3199 - 3200
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1594-0
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • “Mushroom cap” sign in deep rectosigmoid endometriosis
    • Authors: Noelia Arévalo; Ramiro Méndez
      Pages: 3201 - 3203
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1596-y
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Correction to: Delayed manifestations of abdominal trauma: follow-up
           abdominopelvic CT in posttraumatic patients
    • Authors: Khaled Y. Elbanna; Mohammed F. Mohammed; Shih-Chieh Huang; David Mak; J. Philip Dawe; Emilie Joos; Heather Wong; Faisal Khosa; Savvas Nicolaou
      Pages: 3204 - 3205
      Abstract: The original version of this article unfortunately contained few mistakes. Under the subheading “Data extraction and review process”, in line 12 the word “prospective” is incorrectly given by the author. The correct word is “retrospective”. In Fig. 2D, the label should read as RA instead of LA. In Table 6, the word “ischemic/gangrenous” should read as “ischemia/gangrene” in 9th row, column 6. The revised Fig 2 and Table 6 are available in the correction article.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-017-1439-2
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
  • Correction to: Multi-institutional analysis of CT and MRI reports
           evaluating indeterminate renal masses: comparison to a national survey
           investigating desired report elements
    • Authors: Eric M. Hu; Andrew Zhang; Stuart G. Silverman; Ivan Pedrosa; Zhen J. Wang; Andrew D. Smith; Hersh Chandarana; Ankur Doshi; Atul B. Shinagare; Erick M. Remer; Samuel D. Kaffenberger; David C. Miller; Matthew S. Davenport
      Pages: 3206 - 3206
      Abstract: The original version of this article contained an error in author name. The co-author’s name was published as Ivan M. Pedrosa, instead it should be Ivan Pedrosa. The original article has been corrected.
      PubDate: 2018-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s00261-018-1632-y
      Issue No: Vol. 43, No. 11 (2018)
       
 
 
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