WEBSITES : RADPATH|
Useful Sites featuring Radiology/Pathology Correlation1.
Aunt Minnie Radiology-Pathology Compendium at http://education.auntminnie.com/AuntMinnie/AMRadPath/QMachine.ASP?UID=AMRP0001
contains educational cases featuring diagnostic imaging workup with pathologic
correlation. Cases are grouped by regions and can be accessed after a mandatory
registration. Searching the RadPath case repository can be performed using the
following descriptors: ACR codes, Modality, Diagnosis and any combination of the
above. Besides, a special feature, on "Organ system of week", is also available.
2. MedPix™ at http://rad.usuhs.mil/medpix/medpix.html?mode=default
is a radiology database, focusing on important entitles, encountered in Radiology
practice. This useful teaching database authored by Smirniotopoulos JG, Professor
of Radiology and Neurology Chair, from Uniformed Services University of the Health
Sciences, Bethesda, can be searched by disease location, by organ system, by pathology
category, by patient profiles, by image classification and by caption. Besides,
there is a WHO 2000 Classification of Brain Tumors is a http://rad.medpix.net/rad/who/who-index.html
and AIDS: Imaging the Brain Radiologic Pathologic Correlations at http://rad.usuhs.mil/rad/aids/aids_imaging.html.
3. Radiology/Pathology Correlation Module is featured from the
BrighamRAD Teaching Case Database is at http://brighamrad.harvard.edu/
. The material covers a range of clinical entities ranging from Adenocarcinoma
of the gallbladder to Wegener's Granulomatosis (RadPath).
A website dealing with Disorders of Pituitary is available
The site has useful material sourced from University of California Regents, on
Pituitary function and pituitary hormones, Pituitary failure (hypopituitarism),
Pituitary adenomas, Acromegaly, Cushing's disease, Nelson's Syndrome and Prolactinoma.
Pediatric Endocrinology at http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pediatricendocrinology/intersex/index.html
Focuses on Normal Sex Differentiation and Disorders, Specific Syndromes of Sex
Differentiation and various types of Treatment. The educative material has been
prepared at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, by Claude J. Migeon, Amy B. Wisniewski,
and John P. Gearhart from the Department of Pediatrics, Divisions of Pediatric
Endocrinology and Pediatric Urology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.
6. Human Reproduction Lectures at http://medstat.med.utah.edu/kw/human_reprod/lectures/
focuses on Prolactin, Pubertal and Midlife Changes, Ovarian Lifecycle, Fertilization,
Early Pregnancy and It's Disorders, Infertility Seminar, Gynecologic Disorders,
Besides a section on Clinical Radiology in OB/GYN, Clinical Genetics is also available.
Another absorbing section titled Seminars in Human Reproduction is at hand
from at http://medstat.med.utah.edu/kw/human_reprod/seminars/.
7. Thyroid Disease Manager at
www.thyroidmanager.org is a web portal authored by Leslie J. De Groot, M.D.,
Georg Hennemann, M.D., and a Group of Thyroid Experts that "offers an up-to-date
analysis of…all aspects of human thyroid disease and thyroid physiology". It is
"an authoritative, current, complete, objective, free, and down-loadable source
on the thyroid". This website hosts a newly revised version of the textbook "The
Thyroid and its Diseases," focusing on of thyrotoxicosis, hypothyroidism, thyroid
nodules and cancer, thyroiditis, and other common thyroid conditions.
8. Diagnosis of Osteoporosis with Bone Mineral Density Measurement at http://imaginis.com/osteoporosis/osteo_diagnose.asp,
offers a comprehensive educative presentation on Bone Mineral Density. It has
sections on Types of Bone Mineral Density Tests, Guidelines for Bone Mineral Density
Testing and Understanding the Results of Bone Mineral Tests. The site is sourced
from Imaginis.com, which is an award-winning, comprehensive resource for information
and news on women's health topics and breast cancer in particular.
Advanced Imaging of the Diabetic Foot and Its Complications by Thomas
J. Learch, and Amilcare Gentili, at
http://www.gentili.net/diabeticfoot/ is a fine illustrative treatise on evaluation
of foot complications by newer modalities. The useful material describes methods
to optimize diabetic foot imaging protocols. It displays imaging findings in a
range of diabetic foot conditions, like cellulitis, septic arthritis, abscess
and sinus tract formation, osteomyelitis, gangrene etc with emphasis on their
10. Understanding Diabetes is accessible
In its tenth edition, by H. Peter Chase, MD from Barbara Davis Center for Childhood
Diabetes, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center,
this online book focuses on insulin-dependent diabetes.
Endocrine Web at http://www.endocrineweb.com/
focuses on Endocrine Disorders. The material is sourced form Endocrine Web and
the Norman Endocrine Surgery Clinic authored by James Norman. The site offers
information on Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal disorders. Besides, Diabetes and
Osteoporosis are also covered in separate sections.
QCT PRO is
a system for quantitative CT consisting of software, calibration phantoms, and
accessories. A set of downloadable documents describing QCT is available at http://www.qct.com/Pages/downloads.html.
Besides the Product Brochure QCT PRO, publications like Bone Densitometry, Bone
Densitometry and Radiation Exposure, When, and How to Measure Bone Mass: A Guide
for the Beginning User are also available.
AACE Clinical Practice
Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Nodules by Stanley
Feld, Chairman, Thyroid Nodule Task Force is available at http://www.aace.com/clin/guidelines/thyroid_nodules.pdf
Imaging of the thyroid gland at http://www.thyroidimaging.com/
is a web portal focusing on various modalities used in evaluation of the thyroid
gland. Modalities covered are Scintiscanning, Radiography, Ultrasonography, MRI
and CT scan. Besides this, there are sections covering assorted features such
as Pictures, Pathology, Surgery and Videoclips.
The Diabetic Foot
focuses on a prime target of Diabetes, the human foot. Educative material on Peripheral
Neuropathy, Classification of Diabetic Foot, Treatment and Complications of Diabetic
Foot are available.
A set of Endocrinology links, comprehensively
covering the topic is available at http://www.mic.ki.se/Diseases/C19.html.
Dr IK Indrajit MD DNB
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