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Academic Productivity of Past Residents

This page contains Research Day presentations, RSNA (Radiological Society of North America) presentations and journal publications by past residents during their time at SickKids from 2000-2011 (Please note: although records have been kept since 2000, the first publications and presentations only occurred in 2001).

 Wherever possible, a link to the journal article has been provided. Please note, when there are multiple authors, the SickKids Resident is bolded. 

2000-2009

Research Day Presentations 2000-2009

RSNA Presentations 2000-2009

Publications 2000-2009

2010

Research Day Presentations

Banerjee J. Safety and efficacy of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in the treatment of hepatocellular adenoma (HA). Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Barfett J. Five new things you can do with a volumetric CT scanner. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Baxter D. Comparison of Gadofosveset trisodium (Vasovist) steady state enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) with first pass and three dimensional time of flight MRA at 1.5 Tesla in the follow-up of coiled cerebral aneurysms. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Budhani F, Chan W.  R2* as a surrogate measure of Ferriscan® iron quantification in thalassemia. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Budhani F. Sensitivity of low dose CT thorax for PAVM detection in HHT. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Bharatha A. Multiplicity of brain AVMs in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: Preliminary results. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Chan I. Reliability of human and computer automated analysis for tracheomalacia: A comparison. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Choi P. Pulmonary high resolution CT findings and CFTR gene mutations in patients with chronic sinopulmonary disease. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Colak E. MR cholangiopancreatography: Does Butylscopolamine (Buscopan®) make a difference to ductal visualization? Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Dua H. Can a positive axillary lymph node fine needle aspiration cytology for breast cancer metastases pre-empt the need for a sentinel node biopsy? Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Fanous R. The effects of low tube kilovoltage on radiation dose and image quality in CT pulmonary angiography. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Gershater, E. Misleading terminology in radiology reports: Impact on clinical management. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Graham T. Dose assessment for wide volume CT angiography of the abdomen and lower extremities. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Hogan M. The relationship of cortical matter thinning and white matter injury in areas of steal physiology. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Hui G. Adequacy of fine needle aspiration versus core needle biopsy for thyroid nodules in paediatric patients. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

James S. Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: When is it benign disease? Correlating MRI findings with clinical outcome. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Kives K. Can triple-negative breast cancer be predicted based on BI-RADS MRI lexicon descriptors? Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Kotecha, S. Safety and effectiveness of local instillation of tPA in the management of complex intra-abdominal fluid collections: A randomised, double blinded controlled clinical trial. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Mandell D. Pre-operative cerebrovascular reactivity measured by CO2 BOLD MRI predicts the hemodynamic effect of surgical revascularization in patients with intracranial steno-occlusive disease. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Mensinkai A. Neuroprognostication in post cardiac arrest patients: The past, the present and the future. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Rajput A. Significance of incidentally discovered dilated ovarian veins on CT of the abdomen and pelvis. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Revah G. Validating an automated quantitative software for the assessment and follow-up of interstitial lung diseases. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Shiff D. Histological concordance between repeat renal mass biopsies and between biopsy and nephrectomy specimens. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Shlomovitz E. Ventriculoperitoneal-shunt complications in children following percutaneous cecostomy. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Skarpathiotakis M. Feasibility and contribution of adding cardiac CTA to the current stroke imaging protocol. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Tenenbein R. MRI perfusion correlates of cognitive dysfunction in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Verbeeten K. Lung adenocarcinoma subtype: CT correlation with surgical pathology. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

Wei C. Blunt cerebrovascular injuries: Diagnosis and management outcomes. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2010; April 2010; Toronto, ON.

RSNA Presentations

Baerlocher M. An Educational iPhone and iPod Touch Application for Patients and Healthcare Professionals about Radiation-associated Cancer Risks from Medical Imaging Exams and Procedures.

Barfett J. CT Perfusion of the Lower Limb Using a 4D Volumetric Approach on a 320 Detector Scanner Discriminates Normal versus Ischemic States.

Dua H. Can a Positive Axillary Lymph Node Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology for Breast Cancer Metastases Pre-empt the Need for a Sentinel Node Biopsy?

Graham T. Radiation Dose for 320-detector CT in Application to Wide-volume CT Angiography of the Abdomen and Lower Extremities.

Mnyusiwalla A. Invasive Lobular Carcinoma: Risk Factors and Synchronous Contralateral Breast Cancers.

Muhn N.
To Demonstrate the Characteristic Mammographic, Ultrasound, and MRI Appearances of the Molecular Subtypes of Breast Cancer as Defined Using Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and Tissue Micro Array Analysis (TMA).

Stimec J. A Comparative Study of the Artifacts and the Quality of Scoliotic Spine Images Obtained by EOS and Computerized Radiography.

Stimec J. Pediatric Madelung's Deformity and Quantitative Comparison with Normal Group.

Stimec J. A Pictorial Review of Findings in Pediatric Enthesitis-related Arthropathy (ERA).

Publications

Baerlocher MO, Munk PL, Liu DM, Tomlinson G, Badii M, Kee ST, Loh CT, Hardy BW, Murphy KJ. 2010. Radiology. Clinical utility of vertebroplasty: need for better evidence. Jun;255(3):669-74.

Baerlocher MO, Myers A, Asch MR. 2010. J Am Coll Radiol. Radiation safety: have we let the public down? Aug;7(8):557-8. 

Baerlocher MO, Detsky AS. 2010. CMAJ. Performing socially sensitive research in the 21st century. Jul 13;182(10):1140. 

Baerlocher MO, Asch M, Myers A. 2010. CMAJ. Contrast-induced nephropathy. Sep 21;182(13):1445. 

Baerlocher MO, Asch M, Myers A. 2010. CMAJ. Allergic-type reactions to radiographic contrast media. Sep 7;182(12):1328. 

Baerlocher MO, Talanow R, Baerlocher AF. 2010. J Am Coll Radiol. Radiation passport: an iPhone and iPod touch application to track radiation dose and estimate associated cancer risks. Apr;7(4):277-80.

Baerlocher MO, Asch M, Myers A. 2010. CMAJ. The use of contrast media. Apr 20;182(7):697. 

Khan NA, Baerlocher MO, Owen RJ, Ho S, Kachura JR, Kee ST, Liu DM. 2010. Can Assoc Radiol J. Ablative technologies in the management of patients with primary and secondary liver cancer: an overview. Oct;61(4):217-22.

Baerlocher MO, O'Brien J, Newton M, Gautam T, Noble J. 2010. Eur J Intern Med. Data integrity, reliability and fraud in medical research. Feb;21(1):40-5.

Singh N, Bharatha A, O'Kelly C, Wallace MC, Goldstein W, Willinsky RA, Aviv RI, Symons SP. 2010. Can J Neurol Sci. Intrinsic arteriovenous malformation of the trigeminal nerve. Sep;37(5):681-3.

White JH, Bartlett ES, Bharatha A, Aviv RI, Fox AJ, Thompson AL, Bitar R, Symons SP. 2010. Can J Neurol Sci. Reproducibility of semi-automated measurement of carotid stenosis on CTA. Jul;37(4):498-503. 

Bharatha A,
Yeung R, Durant D, Fox AJ, Aviv RI, Howard P, Thompson AL, Bartlett ES, Symons SP. 2010. J Comput Assist Tomogr. Comparison of computed tomography angiography with digital subtraction angiography in the assessment of clipped intracranial aneurysms. May-Jun;34(3):440-5. 

Fuller E, Marotta TR, Chen JM, Willinsky RA, Bharatha A, O'Kelly C, Hochman JB, Howard P, Wolter NE, Symons SP. 2010. Laryngoscope. Middle ear aneurysm treated with an innovative, vessel-preserving, aneurysm-occluding stent. Apr;120(4):796-9. 

Bharatha A, Pharoah MJ, Lee L, Tay KY, Keller A, Yu E. 2010. Can Assoc Radiol J. Pictorial essay: cysts and cyst-like lesions of the jaws. Jun;61(3):133-43.

Bharatha A,
Bartlett ES, Eugene Y. 2010. Radiology. Case 154: pharyngeal and retropharyngeal tuberculosis with nodal disease. Feb;254(2):629-32. 

White JH, Bartlett ES, Bharatha A, Aviv RI, Fox AJ, Thompson AL, Bitar R, Symons SP. 2010. Can J Neurol Sci. Reproducibility of semi-automated measurement of carotid stenosis on CTA. Jul;37(4):498-503.

Durant D. 2010. J Comput Assist Tomogr. Comparison of computed tomography angiography with digital subtraction angiography in the assessment of clipped intracranial aneurysms. May-Jun;34(3):440-5.

Fanous R, Leung A, Karlik S. 2010. Eur J Radiol. Quantitative assessment of the superior sagittal sinus on unenhanced computed tomography. Sep;75(3):336-42. 

James S. 2010. Radiographics. Best cases from the AFIP: Trilateral retinoblastoma. May-Jun;30(3):833-7.

2011

Research Day Presentations

Baptistelli de Carvalho E. Determinants of inadequate and failed hepatocellular carninoma surveillance. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Barfett J. Antioxidant premedication prior to CT scans reduces DNA injury and likely decreases long term cancer risk. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Baxter D. Wegener’s granulomatosis of the sinonasal cavity and orbits. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Colak E, Colapinto M. Workstation ergonomics in radiology: Are we meeting the standard? Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

De Maio P. Diagnostic accuracy of an iPhone DICOM viewer for the interpretation of magnetic resonance imaging of the knee. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Dhanoa D. The effect of a pre-authorization policy on the utilization rates of afterhours neuroradiology-emergency department CT utilization. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Dua H. Diffusion-weighted MR imaging in predicting breast cancer metastases in axillary lymph nodes and assessing nodal response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Gupta S. MRI evaluation of knee laxity in the presence of an intact ACL reconstruction. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

James S. Cardiac MRI quantification of long axis function: Normal ranges and application in cardiomyopathies. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Jong L. Quality of radiology reports one year after the implementation of voice recognition technology: Have we improved with time? Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Kelton D
. Long-term survival following hepatic artery embolization for ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Kern M.
The effect of a senior resident back-up system on the miss rate and on-call experience of first year radiology residents. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Kotecha S. Quality of radiology reports one year after the implementation of voice recognition technology: Have we improved with time? Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Kreichman F.
The impact of an on-call laptop computer backup system on residents' on-call reporting for after hours CT chest studies at a teaching hospital. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Loreto M.
Assessment of the utilization of computed tomography in patients under age 30 at St. Michael's Hospital. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Mahajan A.
Incidence and effect of post angioplasty elastic recoil on long term functional patency of dialysis fistulae. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Mandell D. Assessment of EC-IC bypass patency in patients with Moyamoya phenomenon: Comparison of 3T time-of-flight MRA with CTA. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Raikhlin A. Addition of body imaging fellows to the on-call system: Effect on preliminary report generation time and discrepancy rate. Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Rajput A. Pseudoaneurysms in native hemodialysis fistulas: Is there an association with venous outflow stenoses? Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Tenenbein R. MRI perfusion correlates of cognitive dysfunction in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS). Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

Wong K.
Radiation dose threshold for coronary artery calcium score with MDCT: How low can you go? Presented at: University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging Annual Research Day 2011; April 2011; Toronto, ON.

RSNA Presentations

RSNA 2011 is happening in December 2011. Please check back for updates. 

Publications

Baerlocher MO, Detsky AS. 2011. JAMA. Discussing radiation risks associated with CT scans with patients. Nov 17;304(19):2170-1. 

Baerlocher MO, Myers A, Asch M. 2011. CMAJ. Managing anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy before interventional radiology procedures. . Feb 8;183(2):223.

Fuller E, Bharatha A, Yeung R, Kassel EE, Aviv RI, Howard P, Symons SP. 2011. Can Assoc Radiol J. Case of the month #166: synovial chondromatosis of the temporal mandibular joint. May;62(2):151-3. 

McQuillan R, Bharatha A, Simons M, Bargman J. 2011. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011. Sudden loss of consciousness during hemodialysis. May;57(5):xxiii-xxvi.

Dhanoa D, Jaskolka JD, Darling G, Hanna W. 2011. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011. Particle embolization as primary endovascular management of a patient with massive hemoptysis and isolated unilateral absence of the left pulmonary artery. Feb;22(2):256-8

Fanous R, Jaffer N. 2011. Can Assoc Radiol J. 2011. Pictorial essay: the value of rectal water in the assessment of rectosigmoid pathology. May;62(2):110-21

Gupta S, Vachhrajani S, Kulkarni AV, Taylor MD, Dirks P, Drake JM, Rutka JT. 2011. J Neurosurg Pediatr. Neurosurgical management of extraaxial central nervous system infections in children. May;7(5):441-51.