Publications in 2020


2020 Publications from the Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center (last updated September 2020) [Bold = BUSM Faculty; Italic = BMC Trainee]

Abdalkader M, Sathya A, Malek AM, Fifi JT, Norbash AM, Wakhloo AK, Nguyen TN. Roadmap for Resuming Elective Neuroendovascular Procedures Following the First COVID-19 Surge. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. 2020

Abdalkader M, Ma A, Cohen M, Aliphas A, Sakai O, Nguyen TN. Endovascular coiling of large mastoid emissary vein causing pulsatile tinnitus. Interv Neuroradiol. 2020 May 14; 1591019920926333.

Abdalkader M, Guermazi A, Engebretsen L, Roemer FW, Jarraya M, Hayashi D, Crema MD, Mian AZ. MRI-detected spinal degenerative disc changes in athletes participating in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics games. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2020; in press.


Behbahani S, Raseman J, Orlowski H, Sharma A, Eldaya R.  Renal Excretion of Contrast on CT Myelography: A Specific Marker of CSF Leak, accepted (in print) AJNR 2020

Catanzano TM, Slanetz PJ, Schaefer PW, Chetlen AL, Naeger DM, Mohammed RL, Agarwal V, Mullins ME. Vice chair for education – twelve roles to provide a framework for success. Acad Radiol. 2020: 2020 Apr 1. pii: S1076-6332(20)30108-2. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2020.02.022. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 32247724.

Chang GH, Felson DT, Qiu S, Guermazi A, Capellini TD, Kolachalama VB. Correction to: Assessment of knee pain from MR imaging using a convolutional Siamese network.

Eur Radiol. 2020 Jul 22. doi: 10.1007/s00330-020-07073-4. Online ahead of print.

Cheema H, Mehta R, Slanetz PJ. Imaging and management of fibroepithelial breast lesions on percutaneous core needle biopsy. Breast J. 2020: Jan 10. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13749. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 31925856.

Dao KA, Rives AF, Quintana EM, Kritselis MA, Fishman MDC, Sarangi R, Slanetz PJ. BIRADS 5 – more than cancer. RadioGraphics. 2020: Sep-Oct;40(5):1203-1204.


Diamond M, Shin D, Wang J, Samuelsen B, LeBedis C.Imaging of Nontraumatic Upper Urinary Tract Emergencies. Semin Roentgenol. 2020 Apr;55(2):180-196.


Dório M, Hunter DJ, Collins JE, Asher R, Eckstein F, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Deveza LA. Association of baseline and change in tibial and femoral cartilage thickness and development of widespread full-thickness cartilage loss in knee osteoarthritis – data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2020 Jun;28(6):811-818. 


Ford T, Curiale G, Nguyen TN, Aparicio H, Hamlyn EK, Gangadhara S, Cervantes-Arslanian AM, Greer D, Romero JR, Shulman JG. Optimization of resources and modifications in acute ischemic stroke care in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Aug; 29(8):104980


Fujima N, Andreu-Arasa VC, Meibom SK, Mercier GA, Salama A,Truong MT, Sakai O. Deep learning analysis using FDG-PET to predict treatment outcome in patients with oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. Eur Radiol. 2020. In Press.


Fujima N, Andreu-Arasa VC, Meibom SK, Mercier GA, Truong MT, Sakai O. Prediction of the human papillomavirus status in patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma by FDG-PET imaging dataset using deep learning analysis: A hypothesis-generating study. Eur J Radiol. 2020 Mar 5;126:108936.


Fujima N, Carlota Andreu-Arasa V, Barest GD, Srinivasan A, Sakai O. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of the Head and Neck: Principles, Applications, and Challenges. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2020 Aug;30(3):283-293.


Guermazi A, Jarraya M, Lynch JA, Felson DT, Clancy M, Nevitt M, Lewis CE, Torner J, Neogi T. Reliability of a new scoring system for intraarticular mineralization of the knee: Boston University Calcium Knee Score (BUCKS). Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2020 Jun;28(6):802-810.


Guglielmo FF, Anupindi SA, Fletcher JG, Al-Hawary MM, Dillman JR, Grand DJ, Bruining DH, Chatterji M, Darge K, Fidler JL, Gandhi NS, Gee MS, Grajo JR, Huang C, Jaffe TA, Park SH, Rimola J, Soto JA, Taouli B, Taylor SA, Baker ME.Small Bowel Crohn Disease at CT and MR Enterography: Imaging Atlas and Glossary of Terms. RadioGraphics. 2020 Mar-Apr;40(2):354-375.

Hashemi S, Oda M, Onoue K, Basa K, Rubin SJ, Sakai O, Salama A, Ezzat WH.Determining the optimal osteotomy distance with the fibula free flap in mandibular reconstruction.
Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 May-Jun;41(3):102436.


Hayashi D, Roemer FW, Eckstein F, Samuels J, Guermazi A. Imaging of OA – from disease modification to clinical utility. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2020 Sep 14:101588. doi: 10.1016/j.berh.2020.101588. Online ahead of print.


Hsu MJ, Dinh DC, Shah NA, Bernal-Fernandez MC, Soto JA, Anderson SW, Ramalingam V. Time to conventional angiography in gastrointestinal bleeding: CT angiography compared to tagged RBC scan. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2020 Feb;45(2):307-311.


Johnson VL, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Hunter DJ.Association between radiographic anterior cruciate ligament tear and joint symptoms: Data from the osteoarthritis initiative.

Int J Rheum Dis. 2020 Apr;23(4):576-581. 


Kariimi Z, Phillips J, Slanetz PJ, Lotfi P, Dialani V, Karimova EJ, Mehta TS. Factors associated with background parenchymal enhancement on contrast-enhanced mammography. Am J Roentgenol. 2020: Jul 8. doi: 10.2214/AJR.19.22353. Online ahead of print.

Karimova EJ, Slanetz PJ. Charged with discharge: a case-based review of nipple discharge using the ACR Appropriateness Guidelines. J Breast Imaging. 2020;2(3):275-284

Krishnan V, Xu J, Mendoza AG, Koretsky A, Anderson SA, Pelled G. High-resolution MEMRI characterizes laminar specific ascending and descending spinal cord pathways in rats. Neurosci Methods. 2020 Jul 1;340:108748.


Lee J, Higgins MCSS. What Interventional Radiologists Should Know About Managing Severe Frostbite: A Meta-Analysis of Thrombolytic Therapy. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2020; in press.


Levin SR, McAneny D, Durfee JK, Soto JA, Siracuse JJ, Farber A. Open resection of inferior vena caval leiomyomatosis invading an intravascular filter. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2020 Mar;8(2):285-286.


Li B, Pomerleau M, Gupta A, Soto JA, Anderson SW.  Accuracy of Dual-Energy CT Virtual Unenhanced and Material-Specific Images: A Phantom Study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2020 Sep 2:1-9.

Luff D, Bell SG, Slanetz PJ, Brown SD. Radiology trainees’ perceptions of speaking up culture related to safety and unprofessional behavior in their work environments. Am J Roentgenol. 2020:in press.

Manhas NS, Salehi S, Joyce P, Guermazi A, Ahmadzadehfar H, Gholamrezanezhad A. PET/Computed tomography scans and PET/MR imaging in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal diseases. A. PET Clin. 2020 Oct;15(4):535-545.

Minaeva O, Hua N, Franz ES, Lupoli N, Mian AZ, Farris CW, Hildebrandt AM, Kiernan PT, Evers LE, Griffin AD, Liu X, Chancellor SE, Babcock KJ, Moncaster JA, Jara H, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Guermazi A, Latour LL, McKee AC, Soto JA, Anderson SW, Goldstein LE. Nonhomogeneous Gadolinium Retention in the Cerebral Cortex after Intravenous Administration of Gadolinium-based Contrast Agent in Rats and Humans. Radiology. 2020 Feb;294(2):377-385.

Mur T, Sakai O, Tracy L, Suzuki K, Faden D. Endopharyngeal Ultrasound: description of a novel technique to overcome a common diagnostic dilemma in a patient with a deep neck space mass.
Clin Otolaryngol. 2020 Jun 23. doi: 10.1111/coa.13598. Online ahead of print

Nguyen TN, Jadhav AP, Dasenbrock H, Nogueira RG, Abdalkader M, Ma A, Cervantes-Arslanian A, Greer DM, Daneshmand A, Yavagal DR, Jovin TG, Zaidat OO, Chou SH. Subarachnoid hemorrhage in the era of COVID-19. An opinion to mitigate exposure and conserve personal protective equipment. J Stroke and Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020; 29

Patterson B, Culvenor AG, Barton CJ, Guermazi A, Stefanik J, Morris HG, Whitehead TS, Crossley KM. Poor functional performance 1 year after ACL reconstruction increases the risk of early osteoarthritis progression. Br J Sports Med. 2020 May;54(9):546-553. 

Perry H, Fang AJ, Tsai EM, Slanetz PJ. Imaging services for transgender patients: a primer for radiology practices to improve care. JACR. 2020: in press.

Roemer FW, Demehri S, Omoumi P, Link TM, Kijowski R, Saarakkala S, Crema MD, Guermazi A. State of the art: imaging of osteoarthritis – revisited 2020. Radiology. 2020 Jul;296(1):5-21.

Roemer FW, Eckstein F, Duda G, Guermazi A, Maschek S, Sharma L, Wirth W. Is Laminar Cartilage Composition as Determined by T2 Relaxometry Associated with Incident and Worsening of Cartilage or Bone Marrow Abnormalities? Cartilage. 2020 Jun 12:1947603520932197


Roemer FW, Collins JE, Neogi T, Crema MD, Guermazi A. Association of knee OA structural phenotypes to risk for progression: a secondary analysis from the Foundation for National Institutes of Health Osteoarthritis Biomarkers study (FNIH). Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2020 Sep;28(9):1220-1228.


Roemer FW, Kraines J, Aydemir A, Wax S, Hochberg MC, Crema MD, Guermazi A. Evaluating the structural effects of intra-articular sprifermin on cartilage and non-cartilaginous tissue alterations, based on sqMRI assessment over 2 years. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2020 Sep;28(9):1229-1234.


Rozenshtein A, Griffith BD, Slanetz PJ, DeBenedectis CM, Gould JE, Kohr JR, Mohammed TL, Paladin AM, Rochon PJ, Sheth M, Wiggins Iii EF, Swanson JO. “What Program Directors Think” V: Results of the 2019 Spring Survey of the Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR). Acad Radiol. 2020 Aug 7:S1076-6332(20)30416-5. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2020.06.035. Online ahead of print

Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Kopec JA, Singer J, Wong H, Thorne A, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Cibere J. Specific manifestations of knee osteoarthritis predict depression and anxiety years in the future: Vancouver Longitudinal Study of Early Knee Osteoarthritis.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020 Jul 16;21(1):467. 


Serner A, Weir A, Tol JL, Thorborg K, Yamashiro E, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Hölmich P. Associations between initial clinical examination and imaging findings and return-to-sport in male athletes with acute adductor injuries: a prospective cohort study. Am J Sports Med. 2020 Apr;48(5):1151-1159. 

Sharmeen F, Dialani V, Slanetz PJ. Pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia. J Breast Imaging. 2020: in press.

Sheth MM, Samreen N, Rapoport I, Slanetz PJ, Fornari A, Lewis P. Harnessing the power of low-tech collaborative learning. J Breast Imaging. 2020; In press.

Shin D, Rahimi H, Haroon S, Merritt A, Vemula A, Noronha A, LeBedis CA. Imaging of Gastrointestinal Tract Perforation. Radiol Clin North Am. 2020 Jan;58(1):19-44.


Shulman JG, Jara H, Qureshi MM, Lau H, Finn B, Abbas S, Cervantes-Arslanian AM, Mercado M, Greer D, Chapman M, Mian AZ, Takahashi CE. Perihematomal edema surrounding spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage by CT: Ellipsoidal versus morphometric volumetry. Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Jul 10;99(28):e20951.


Shyu JY, Khurana B, Soto JA, Biffl WL, Camacho MA, Diercks DB, Glanc P, Kalva SP, Khosa F, Meyer BJ, Ptak T, Raja AS, Salim A, West OC, Lockhart ME.  ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Major Blunt Trauma. Expert Panel on Major Trauma Imaging,.J Am Coll Radiol. 2020 May;17(5S):S160-S174.

Slanetz PJ, Gupta SC, Shaffer K, Oates ME. Building resilience one moment at a time. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020;17(4):523-524. PMID: 31173742

Slanetz PJ, Perry H, Kudla A, Soto JA. Building trust in radiology practice. J Am Coll Radiol 2020 Feb;17(2):296-297. PMID: 31563521.

Slanetz PJ, Pool KL, Vaccaro JA, Elizondo-Riojas G. Maximizing radiology’s global value-add. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020;17(6):824-826. PMID: 31563520

Slanetz PJ, Naeger DM, Avery LL, Deite LA. Mixed practice in radiology education – has the time come? J Am Coll Radiol. 2020: Jan 6. pii: S1546-1440(19)31441-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.12.005. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 31917426.

Slanetz PJ, Omary RA, Mainiero MB, Deitte LA. Educating the next generation of leaders in radiology. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020: Jan 28. pii: S1546-1440(20)30005-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.12.028. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 32004481.

Slanetz PJ, Parikh U, Chapman T, Motuzas C. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and radiology education – strategies for survival. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020; Apr 23. pii: S1546-1440(20)30371-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2020.03.034. [Epub ahead of print] . PMID: 32335184.

Slanetz PJ, Daye D*, Chen PH, Salkowski LR. Artificial intelligence and machine learning in radiology education is ready for prime time. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020 May 16:S1546-1440(20)30418-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2020.04.022. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32428437.

Slanetz PJ, Spalluto L, Diaz Candamio MJ, Motuzas CL. Strategies to reach gender equity in radiology, JACR 2020; 2020 May 25:S1546-1440(20)30508-1.


Slanetz PJ, Cooke E, Jambhekar K, Chong A. Branding your educational programs in the COVID-19 era. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020Jul 30:S1546-1440(20)30791-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2020.07.027. Online ahead of print.


Slanetz PJ, Bedi H, Kesler T, Chetlen A. Optimizing journal clubs in the post-COVID era. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020; Aug 23:S1546-1440(20)30835-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2020.07.031. Online ahead of print.


Slanetz PJ, Kurita S, Wright A, Mullins ME.Key Elements to Build and Sustain a Successful Residency Alumni Society. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020 Aug 23:S1546-1440(20)30836-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2020.07.032. Online ahead of print.


Slanetz PJ. The power of one small act. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020; Jan 6. pii: S1546-1440(19)31442-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.12.006. [Epub ahead of print].


Slanetz PJ. Digital breast tomosynthesis screening for breast cancer – it is cost-effective! Radiology. 2020: Aug 4:202779. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2020202779. Online ahead of print


Staziaki PV, Sarangi R, Parikh UN, Brooks JG, LeBedis CA, Shaffer K. An objective structured clinical examination for medical student radiology clerkships: reproducibility study. JMIR Med Educ. 2020;6(6)e15444.


Takumi K, Staziaki PV, Hito R, Nadhir R, Berk J, Andreu-Arasa VC, Chavez W, Sakai O. Amyloidosis in the head and neck: CT findings with clinicopathological correlation. Eur J Radiol. 2020.  Jul:128:109034.


Tomita H, Kuno H, Sekiya K, Otani K, Sakai O, Li B, Hiyama T, Nomura K, Mimura H, Kobayashi T. Quantitative Assessment of Thyroid Nodules Using Dual-Energy Computed Tomography: Iodine Concentration Measurement and Multiparametric Texture Analysis for Differentiating between Malignant and Benign Lesions. Int J Endocrinol. 2020 Mar 18;2020:5484671.


Treutlein C, Bäuerle T, Nagel AM, Guermazi A, Kleyer A, Simon D, Schett G, Hepp T, Uder M, Roemer FW. Comprehensive assessment of knee joint synovitis at 7T MRI using contrast-enhanced and non-enhanced sequences. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020 Feb 21;21(1):116.


Verma N, Catanzano T, Mohammed TL, Slanetz PJ. Personalizing the virtual residency program visit. Acad Radiology. 2020: Sep;27(9):1323-1324. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2020.06.003. Epub 2020 Jul 14.

Wei CJ, Ghaderi KF, Phillips J, Slanetz PJ, Mehta TS, Fishman MDC, Karimova EJ, Brook A, Dialani V. Are MRI features of estrogen receptor-positive invasive breast cancers predictive of Oncotype DX recurrence scores? Am J Roentgenol. 2020: in press.

Zhai G, Sun X, Randel E, Liu M, Wang N, Tolstykh I, Rahman P, Torner J, Lewis CE, Nevitt MC, Guermazi A, Roemer F, Felson DT. Phenylalanine is a novel marker for radiographic knee osteoarthritis progression: the MOST study. J Rheumatol. 2020 May 1:jrheum.200054. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.200054. Online ahead of print.