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

Value of short-interval computed tomography when sonography fails to visualize the appendix and shows otherwise normal findings.
Shah, B. R., Stewart, J., Jeffery, R. B., & Olcott, E. W. (2014). Value of short-interval computed tomography when sonography fails to visualize the appendix and shows otherwise normal findings. Journal of ultrasound in medicine , 33(9), 1589-1595.

Model-based Iterative Reconstruction Compared to Adaptive Statistical Iterative Reconstruction and Filtered Back-projection in CT of the Kidneys and the Adjacent Retroperitoneum
Olcott, E. W., Shin, L. K., Sommer, G., Chan, I., Rosenberg, J., & Fleischmann, D. (2014). Model-based Iterative Reconstruction Compared to Adaptive Statistical Iterative Reconstruction and Filtered Back-projection in CT of the Kidneys and the Adjacent Retroperitoneum. ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 21(6), 774-784.

The Sonographic "Bright Band Sign" of Splenic Infarction
Llewellyn, M. E., Jeffrey, R. B., DiMaio, M. A., & Olcott, E. W. (2014). The Sonographic "Bright Band Sign" of Splenic Infarction. JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE, 33(6), 929-938.

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.