GENERAL RADIOLOGY

Image Interpretation

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Indeterminate renal masses remain a diagnostic challenge for lesions not initially characterized as angiomyolipoma or Bosniak I/II cysts. Differential for indeterminate renal masses include oncocytoma, fat-poor angiomyolipoma, and clear cell,…

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MR Imaging of the Mesenteric Vasculature

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MR angiography is a flexible imaging technique enabling morphologic assessment of mesenteric arterial and venous vasculature. Conventional gadolinium-based contrast media and ferumoxytol are used as contrast agents. Ferumoxytol, an intravenous…

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Preoperative Planning for Structural Heart Disease

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Preoperative assessment with computed tomography (CT) is critical before transcatheter interventions for structural heart disease. CT provides information for device selection, device sizing, and vascular access approach. The interpreting radiologist…

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Imaging of Vascular Malformations

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Recent advances in imaging have allowed a better understanding of imaging features and classification of vascular anomalies. This article focuses on imaging of vascular malformations; describes the updated classification system…

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Recent Innovations in Renal Vascular Imaging

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Noninvasive imaging of the vascular renal system is a common request in diagnostic radiology. Typical indications include suspected renovascular hypertension, vasculitis, neoplasm, vascular malformation, and structural diseases of the kidney….

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Magnetic Resonance Lymphangiography

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Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance lymphangiography is a novel technique to image central conducting lymphatics. It is performed by injecting contrast into groin lymph nodes and following passage of contrast through…

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Updates in Vascular Computed Tomography

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Computed tomography angiography (CTA) has become a mainstay for the imaging of vascular diseases, because of high accuracy, availability, and rapid turnaround time. High-quality CTA images can now be routinely…

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