Articles Published by UAB Radiology Residents


Delappe RS Jr,
Vattoth S, Sonavane SK. Esophageal entrapment with blunt thoracic spinal trauma. Emerg Radiol. 2012 Oct 16. PMID: 23070256.

Smith CB, Patel BN, Smith JP. Pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm arising secondary to cavitary pneumonia. Radiology Case Reports (online) 2012;7:654.



Dunnavant FD
, Bhambhvani PG, Perrien Lursen KE, Horton JA. Fetal origin of the posterior cerebral artery demonstrated on Tc-99m hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime brain SPECT balloon occlusion test. Clinical Nuc Med 2011;(May)26(5):143-150.

Bag AK, Patel BN, Osman S, Roberson GH. Clinico-Radiologic Profile of Spinal Cord Multiple Sclerosis in Adults. NRJ Digital. 2011 Aug 15 (15):679-686. *Note: Received Red Banner; recognition for one of best published articles.

Patel BN, Kapoor BS, Borghei P, Shah NA, Lockhart ME. Carbon dioxide as an intravascular imaging agent: review. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2011;Sep-Oct;40(5):208-17.

Abdel Aal AK, Hamed MF, Saddekni S, Osman S, Zarzour J. Treatment of acute inferior vena caval and iliac thrombosis with pharmacomechanical thrombectomy using simultaneously operating "kissing" Trellis-8 isolated thrombolysis catheters. Endovasc Ther J 2011;Oct;18(5):739-43.

McArthur TA, Lockhart ME, Robbin ML. High venous pressure in the main renal vein causing development of peritransplant venous collaterals in renal transplant patients: A rare finding. J Ultrasound Med 2011;Dec;30(23):1731-7.

Borghei P
, Pan Z, Berland LL. Peritumoural steatosis in metastatic "non-functioning" neuroendocrine tumour of the pancreas. Clinical Radiology. May 2012 [ Epub ahead of print]

Borghei P
, Sokhandan N, Shirkhoda A, Morgan DE. Anomalies, Anatomic Variants and Sources of Diagnostic Pitfalls in Pancreatic Imaging. Radiology. Accepted for publication. May 2012.

Robbin ML, Tessler FN, Lockhart ME, Weber T, Alexander L, and McArthur TA. "BR1-128: Characterization of Focal Liver Lesions with SonoVue®-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging: A Phase III, Intrapatient Comparative Study Versus Unenhanced Ultrasound Imaging Using Histology or Combined Imaging/Clinical Data as Truth Standard."

McArthur TA
, Prince EL, Berland LL, Hogg DE, Pierce RC, Sullivan JC III, and Munden RF. Introduction to business for radiology senior residents. J Am Coll Radiol 8(3): 205-208, 2011.

McArthur TA
and Umphrey HR. "The Spectrum of Papillary Lesions of the Breast: Imaging and Pathologic Correlation." Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology 34(9):1-6, April 2011.


Malik TA, Guiterrez AM, McGuire B, Zarzour JG, Mukhtar F, Bloomer J.  Autoimmune Hepatitis-Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Overlap Syndrom Complicated by Crohn's Disease.  Digestion 2010; 82: 24-26.

Morgan DE, Ragheb CM, Lockhart ME, Cary B, Fineberg NS, Berland LL.  Acute pancreatitis: computed tomography utilization and radiation exposure are related to severity but not patient age.Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Mar;8(3):231-2.

Tofil NM, Grant MJ, White ML, Zinkan L, Patel B, Jenkins L, Youngblood AQ, Royal SA. Severe Contrast Reaction Emergencies: High-Fidelity Simulation Training for Radiology residents and technologists. Acad Radiol. 2010 Jul;17(7):934-40.



Tofil NM, Grant MJ, White ML, Zinkan L, Patel B, Jenkins L, Youngblood AQ, Royal SA.  Severe Contrast Reaction Emergencies: High-Fidelity Simulation Training for Radiology residents and technologists.  Simulation in Healthcare 2009; 4(4): 325.

Abdel Al AK, Maysoon FH, Biosca RF, Saddekni S, Raghuram K. Occlusion Time for Amplatzer Vascular Plug in the Management of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations. Am. J. Roentgenol., Mar 2009; 192: 793 - 799.

Grant P
., Morgan D., Scholz F., Canon C. Pharyngeal Dysphagia: What the Radiologist Needs to Know. Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, 2009 ;(38) 1:17-32.

Smith JP, Weissman RC III
, Lockhart ME, Berland LL. Colosalpingeal Fistula Diagnosed by Computed Tomography. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Jan;7(1):e5. Epub 2008 Sept.27.



Vattoth S, Kim Y, Norman E, Roberson G. Spontaneous Resolution of Cavum Veli Interpositi: A Case Report and Review of the Literature of Spontaneous Resolution of Related Cystic Lesions. The Neuroradiology Journal 21:805-809; 2008.

Morgan DE, Texada JC, Canon CL, Lockhart ME, et al. Multidetector computed tomography during combined therapy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2008;6(8)Aug:842-848.

Hodges G
, Merrill R, Wu X, White J, Singh S. Dose reduction in detection of pulmonary thrombotic embolism with computed tomography. Med Physics 2008;35:2958.

Umphrey HR
, Canon CL, Lockhart ME. Differential Diagnosis of Small Bowel Ischemia. In: Radiology Clinics of North America. 2008 September; 46(5): 943-952.

Sonwalkar HA, Shah RS, Vattoth S, et al. Imaging features in Hirayama disease. Neurology India 2008 Jan-Mar; 56(1):22-26.

Sabat SB
, Barhate KP, Deshmukh M. Case Report Cholecysto-Hydatid Cyst Fistula. J Ultrasound Med 2008; 27:299-301.

Smith JP
, Arnoletti JP, Varadarajulu S, Morgan DE. Post-pancreatitis fat necrosis mimicking carcinomatosis. Case report and literature review. Radiology Case Reports Online, April 21, 2008.

Umphrey HR
, Lockhart ME, Robbin ML. Transplant ultrasound of the kidney, liver, and pancreas. Radiologic Clinics of North America 2008;3(1):49-65.



Umphrey HR
, Lockhart ME, and Kenny PJ. Benign renal schwannoma: A case report and literature review. Radiology Case Reports Online 2:2. June 27, 2007.

Vattoth S
. Magnetic resonance angiographic demonstration of carotid-cavernous fistula using elliptical centric time resolved imaging of contrast kinetics (EC-TRICKS). Magnetic Resonance Imaging 25 (2007); 1227-1231.

Vattoth S
. Susac syndrome in a young child. Pediatric Radiology DOI 10.1007/s00247-007-0492-3. PMID: 17476496 [PubMed].

Vattoth S
. Partial Rhombencephalosynapsis of superior cerebellum associated with GM1 gangliosidosis. The Neuroradiology Journal 2007; 20:182-185.

Almodovar S,
Goetze S. MAG3 renography in the evaluation of renal transplant complications. 54th Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, Washington, DC, June 2007.

Almodovar S
, Goetze S. Optimal management of differentiated thyroid cancer in patients post total thyroidectomy: A topic-specific review of the 2006 ATA management guidelines for patients with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer. 54th Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, Washington, DC, June 2007.

Modarresifar H, Almodovar S, Bass WB, et al. Radiation Safety Protocol for High Dose 131I Therapy of Thyroid Carcinoma in Patients on Hemodialysis for Chronic Renal Failure. Health Phys 2007;92(2 Suppl 1):S45-S49.

Modarresifar H, Almodovar S, Bass WB, Ojha BC. Radiation Safety Protocol for High Dose 131I Therapy of Thyroid Carcinoma in Patients on Hemodialysis for Chronic Renal Failure. Operational Radiation Safety Journal, Vol. 92, No. 2, February 2007.



Larrison M, DiBona A.
, Hogg DE. Low-cost phantom for stereotactic breast biopsy training. AJR 2006: 187: 972-974.

Khullar S, O'Malley JP, Almodovar S, Baldwin J. PET-CT is Superior to Contrast-enhanced CT for the Detection of Metastatic Ovarian Carcinoma. 92nd Radiological Society of North America Meeting, Chicago, IL, Nov-Dec 2006.

O'Malley JP, Khullar S, Almodovar S, Muthukrishnan A. Dual Time PET Imaging is Useful in Detection of Recurrent and Metastatic Ovarian Cancer by PET/CT. 92nd Radiological Society of North America Meeting, Chicago, IL, Nov-Dec 2006.

Almodovar S
, White SL, Modarresifar H, Ojha BC. The Usefulness of Calculated Attenuation correction in the Evaluation of Metallic Artifacts on Brain PET/CT Imaging. Clin Nucl Med 2006 Sept.31(9): 554-55.

Lucas LW
, Tessler FN, Lockhart ME, Hester FA, Canon CL. Topics in ultrasound education: use of patient models to teach endovaginal ultrasound skills. Ultrasound Quarterly 2006;22(2): 119-120.

Sugg RM
, Weir R. Cerebral Mycotic Aneurysms treated with a Neuroform Stent: A Case Report. Vollmer DG, and Cacayorin Ed. Neurosurgery: 58(2):E381, February 2006.



Song G, Lockhart M, Smith JK, Burns J, Kenney P. Pseudoephredine and Guaifenesin Urolithiasis: widening the differential diagnosis of radiolucent calculi on abdominal radiograph. Abdominal Imaging, Oct 2005, Vol 30, No 5;644-646.



Chu WJ, Mason GF, Pan JW, Hetherington HP, Liu HG, SanPedro EC, Mountz JM. Regional Cerebral blood flow and magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging findings in diaschisis from stroke. Stoke 2002; 33:1243-1248.



Devan AM. The role of magnetic resonance angiography in renal artery stenosis. Appl Radiol 2001; 30 Supp: 75-83.



SanPedro EC, Deutsch G. Liu HG, Mountz JM. Frontotemporal Decreases in CBF Correlates with Degree of Dysnomia in Progressive Aphasia. J Nucl Med; 41: 228-233, 2000.

Sarangi S, SanPedro EC, Mountiz, JM. Anterior Choroidal Artery Infarction Presenting as a Progressive Cognitive Deficit. Clin Nucl Med; 25:187-190, 2000.