SPR 2013 Annual Meeting - John Caffey Paper and Poster Awards
John Caffey Award for Best Clinical Paper: "Prospective Comparison of MRI and Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Pediatric Appendicitis" Robert Orth, MD, PhD, Texas Children’s Hospital,Houston, TX, R. Paul Guillerman, Prakash Masand, MD, Wei Zhang, George Bisset
John Caffey Award for Best Basic Science Paper: "Psychometric Function: A Novel Statistical Analysis Approach to Optimize CT Dose" Steven Don, MD, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St.Louis, MO,Bruce Whiting, David Politte, Parinaz Massoumzadeh, Charles Hildebolt
John Kirkpatrick Young Investigator Award: "Detergent Enhanced Ethanol Ablation of Venous Endothelial Cells: An In-vitro Study" William Shiels, DO, Emma Raver, BA, Radiology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH, Abigail Masunga
John Caffey Award for Best Case Report: "Percutaneous trans-splenic embolization of Roux limb varices in children with chronic portal vein occlusion (PVO) post orthotopic liver transplant (OLT)" Sheena Pimpalwar,MD, Texas Children’s Hospital- Interventional radiology, Houston, TX; Aparna Annam, Ponraj Chinnadurai, Alberto Hernandez
John Caffey Award for Education Exhibit: "MR imaging of coronary arteries in children: Case Based Teaching File"
Roy Jacob, MD, Children’s Medical center, Dallas, TX; Shannon Blalock, Jeanne Dillenbeck
John Caffey Award for Scientific Exhibit: TIE
"Phantom Iterative Reconstruction Technique (PIRT)-a quantitative ALARA method to test iterative reconstructions effect on image quality and dose in the pediatric population" Anne McLellan, Medical, Radiology, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ; James Owen, John Egelhoff, John Curran, Jeffrey Miller, MD, Padmaja Naidu
"Morbidity associated with delayed treatment of cholelithiasis in pediatric patients with sickle cell disease"
Heather Imsande, MD, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA