Eric Olcott

Radiologist

Associate Professor of Radiology (General Radiology) at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System

Professional Education

Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center (1989) CA

Residency: UCSF Medical Center (1988) CA

Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center (1988) CA

Board Certification: Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology (1988)

Internship: Pacific Presbyterian Med Ctr (1984) CA

Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1983) CA

Sonography of the Normal Appendix Its Varied Appearance and Techniques to Improve its Visualization
Ung, C., Chang, S. T., Jeffrey, R. B., Patel, B. N., & Olcott, E. W. (2013). Sonography of the Normal Appendix Its Varied Appearance and Techniques to Improve its Visualization. ULTRASOUND QUARTERLY, 29(4), 333-341.

Sonographic Evaluation of Cervical Lymph Nodes in Papillary Thyroid Cancer
Shin, L. K., Olcott, E. W., Jeffrey, R. B., & Desser, T. S. (2013). Sonographic Evaluation of Cervical Lymph Nodes in Papillary Thyroid Cancer. ULTRASOUND QUARTERLY, 29(1), 25-32.

Three-dimensional volume-rendered multidetector CT imaging of the posterior inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery: its anatomy and role in diagnosing extrapancreatic perineural invasion.
Patel, B. N., Giacomini, C., Jeffrey, R. B., Willmann, J. K., & Olcott, E. (2013). Three-dimensional volume-rendered multidetector CT imaging of the posterior inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery: its anatomy and role in diagnosing extrapancreatic perineural invasion. Cancer imaging , 13(4), 580-590.

Sonography for appendicitis: Nonvisualization of the appendix is an indication for active clinical observation rather than direct referral for computed tomography
Stewart, J. K., Olcott, E. W., & Jeffrey, R. B. (2012). Sonography for appendicitis: Nonvisualization of the appendix is an indication for active clinical observation rather than direct referral for computed tomography. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND, 40(8), 455-461.

Split-bolus MDCT urography with synchronous nephrographic and excretory phase enhancement
Chow, L. C., Kwan, S. W., Olcott, E. W., & Sommer, G. (2007). Split-bolus MDCT urography with synchronous nephrographic and excretory phase enhancement. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 189(2), 314-322.

CT colonography: Influence of 3D viewing and polyp candidate features on interpretation with computer-aided detection
Shi, R., Schraedley-Desmond, P., Napel, S., Olcott, E. W., Jeffrey, R. B., & Beaulieu, C. F. (2006). CT colonography: Influence of 3D viewing and polyp candidate features on interpretation with computer-aided detection. RADIOLOGY, 239(3), 768-776.

Measurement of renal extraction fraction with contrast-enhanced CT
Sommer, G., Olcott, E. W., Chow, L. C., Saket, R. R., & Schraedley-Desmond, P. (2005). Measurement of renal extraction fraction with contrast-enhanced CT. RADIOLOGY, 236(3), 1029-1033.

Computed tomography colonography - Feasibility of computer-aided polyp detection in a "First reader" paradigm
Mani, A., Napel, S., Paik, D. S., Jeffrey, R. B., Yee, J., & Beaulieu, C. F. (2004). Computed tomography colonography - Feasibility of computer-aided polyp detection in a "First reader" paradigm. JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 28(3), 318-326.

Rapid measurement of time-averaged blood flow using ungated spiral phase-contrast
Park, J. B., Olcott, E. W., & Nishimura, D. G. (2003). Rapid measurement of time-averaged blood flow using ungated spiral phase-contrast. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 49(2), 322-328.

Imaging of skeletal muscle function using (18)FDG PET: force production, activation, and metabolism
Pappas, G. P., Olcott, E. W., & Drace, J. E. (2001). Imaging of skeletal muscle function using (18)FDG PET: force production, activation, and metabolism. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 90(1), 329-337.

Focal liver lesions: Pattern-based classification scheme for enhancement at arterial phase CT
Nino-Murcia, M., Olcott, E. W., Jeffrey, R. B., Lamm, R. L., Beaulieu, C. F., & Jain, K. A. (2000). Focal liver lesions: Pattern-based classification scheme for enhancement at arterial phase CT. RADIOLOGY, 215(3), 746-751.

Aortic aneurysmal disease: Assessment of stent-graft treatment - CT versus conventional angiography
Armerding, M. D., Rubin, G. D., Beaulieu, C. F., Slonim, S. M., Olcott, E. W., & Dake, M. D. (2000). Aortic aneurysmal disease: Assessment of stent-graft treatment - CT versus conventional angiography. RADIOLOGY, 215(1), 138-146.

High-resolution three-dimensional in vivo imaging of atherosclerotic plaque
Luk-Pat, G. T., Gold, G. E., Olcott, E. W., Hu, B. S., & Nishimura, D. G. (1999). High-resolution three-dimensional in vivo imaging of atherosclerotic plaque. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 42(4), 762-771.

Flow quantification using low-spatial-resolution and low-velocity-resolution velocity images
Tsai, C. H., Olcott, E. W., & Nishimura, D. G. (1999). Flow quantification using low-spatial-resolution and low-velocity-resolution velocity images. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 42(4), 682-690.

Advantages bf performing sonourethrography with lidocaine hydrochloride jelly in a prepackaged delivery system
Desser, T. S., Nino-Murcia, M., Olcott, E. W., & Terris, M. K. (1999). Advantages bf performing sonourethrography with lidocaine hydrochloride jelly in a prepackaged delivery system. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 173(1), 39-40.

Liver tumors: Utility of characterization at dual-frequency US
Sommer, G., Olcott, E. W., & Tai, L. (1999). Liver tumors: Utility of characterization at dual-frequency US. RADIOLOGY, 211(3), 629-636.

Unenhanced CT in the evaluation of urinary calculi: Application of advanced computer methods
Olcott, E. W., & Sommer, F. G. (1999). Unenhanced CT in the evaluation of urinary calculi: Application of advanced computer methods. SEMINARS IN ULTRASOUND CT AND MRI, 20(2), 136-141.

Ultra-short echo-time 2D time-of-flight MR angiography using a half-pulse excitation
Nielsen, H. Tc., Gold, G. E., Olcott, E. W., Pauly, J. M., & Nishimura, D. G. (1999). Ultra-short echo-time 2D time-of-flight MR angiography using a half-pulse excitation. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 41(3), 591-599.

Effects of niacin therapy that simulate neoplasia: Hepatic steatosis with concurrent hepatic dysfunction
Kristensen, T., & Olcott, E. W. (1999). Effects of niacin therapy that simulate neoplasia: Hepatic steatosis with concurrent hepatic dysfunction. JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 23(2), 314-317.

Differentiation of hepatic malignancies from hemangiomas and cysts by T2 relaxation times: Early experience with multiply refocused four-echo imaging at 1.5 T
Olcott, E. W., Li, K. Cp., Wright, G. A., Pattarelli, P. P., Katz, D. S., & Daniel, B. L. (1999). Differentiation of hepatic malignancies from hemangiomas and cysts by T2 relaxation times: Early experience with multiply refocused four-echo imaging at 1.5 T. JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, 9(1), 81-86.

Urinary bladder pseudolesions on contrast-enhanced helical CT: Frequency and clinical implications
Olcott, E. W., Nino-Murcia, M., & Rhee, J. S. (1998). Urinary bladder pseudolesions on contrast-enhanced helical CT: Frequency and clinical implications. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 171(5), 1349-1354.

Dual-phase helical CT of locally invasive pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
Nino-Murcia, M., Olcott, E. W., & Jeffrey, R. B. (1998). Dual-phase helical CT of locally invasive pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Journal of computer assisted tomography, 22(2), 282-287.

Power Doppler imaging in preoperative planning and postoperative monitoring of muscle flaps
Loh, N. N., Chen, I. Y., Olcott, E., Jeffrey, R. B., Hui, K. C., & Lineaweaver, W. C. (1997). Power Doppler imaging in preoperative planning and postoperative monitoring of muscle flaps. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND, 25(9), 465-471.

An unusual acute compression fracture of the thoracolumbar spine
Cheng, J. C., Olcott, E. W., & Paiement, G. D. (1997). An unusual acute compression fracture of the thoracolumbar spine. ORTHOPEDICS, 20(10), 975-977.

Three-dimensional flow-independent peripheral angiography
Brittain, J. H., Olcott, E. W., Szuba, A., Gold, G. E., Wright, G. A., & Nishimura, D. G. (1997). Three-dimensional flow-independent peripheral angiography. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 38(3), 343-354.

Accuracy of detection and measurement of renal calculi: In vitro comparison of three-dimensional spiral CT, radiography, and nephrotomography
Olcott, E. W., Sommer, F. G., & Napel, S. (1997). Accuracy of detection and measurement of renal calculi: In vitro comparison of three-dimensional spiral CT, radiography, and nephrotomography. RADIOLOGY, 204(1), 19-25.

Still the great mimicker: Abdominal tuberculosis
Jadvar, H., Mindelzun, R. E., Olcott, E. W., & Levitt, D. B. (1997). Still the great mimicker: Abdominal tuberculosis. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 168(6), 1455-1460.

Volume rendering of CT data: Applications to the genitourinary tract
Sommer, F. G., Olcott, E. W., Chen, I., & Beaulieu, C. F. (1997). Volume rendering of CT data: Applications to the genitourinary tract. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 168(5), 1223-1226.

Do arterial phase helical CT images improve detection or characterization of colorectal liver metastases?
Chen, I. Y., Katz, D. S., Jeffrey, R. B., Daniel, B. L., Li, K. Cp., & Olcott, E. W. (1997). Do arterial phase helical CT images improve detection or characterization of colorectal liver metastases?. JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 21(3), 391-397.

Power versus color Doppler sonography of the normal cystic artery: Implications for patients with acute cholecystitis
Olcott, E. W., Jeffrey, R. B., & Jain, K. A. (1997). Power versus color Doppler sonography of the normal cystic artery: Implications for patients with acute cholecystitis. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 168(3), 703-705.

Improved 2D time-of-flight angiography using a radial-line k-space acquisition
Nielsen, H. Tc., Olcott, E. W., & Nishimura, D. G. (1997). Improved 2D time-of-flight angiography using a radial-line k-space acquisition. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 37(2), 285-291.

IMAGING OF BLUNT HEPATIC-TRAUMA
Jeffrey, R. B., & Olcott, E. W. (1991). IMAGING OF BLUNT HEPATIC-TRAUMA. RADIOLOGIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 29(6), 1299-1310.

DETECTION OF ACTIVE INTRAABDOMINAL ARTERIAL HEMORRHAGE - VALUE OF DYNAMIC CONTRAST-ENHANCED CT
Jeffrey, R. B., Cardoza, J. D., & Olcott, E. W. (1991). DETECTION OF ACTIVE INTRAABDOMINAL ARTERIAL HEMORRHAGE - VALUE OF DYNAMIC CONTRAST-ENHANCED CT. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 156(4), 725-729.