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SUNY Downstate Department of Radiology

Residency Program

Current Research

Multi-center Clinical Trials

  • TEAM Trial – Trial on Endovascular Aneurysm Management
    Site PI: S. Mangla
  • ARUBA Trial – A Randomized Multicenter Clinical Trial of Unruptured Brain AVMs
    Site PI: S. Mangla

Selected Publications

  • Clark T, Jacobs D, Charles H. Comparison of Heparin-Coated and Conventional Split-Tip Hemodialysis Catheters. Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology. 2009 July 1; 32(4):703-706.
  • Amodio J, Hanano, A , Rudman E et al. In utero ovarian torsion and migration into right lower quadrant. JUM March 2010 29:497-500.
  • Amodio J, Brodsky, J. Pancreatits and obstructive jaundice presenting as Burkitt involvement of pancreas. Pediatr Radiol. 2010 May;40(5):770-2.
  • Amodio J, Perenyi A, Zember J and Smith M. Postnatal spontaneous resolution of a Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation in an infant. Open Journal of Medical Imaging 2012 Vol2 No 2:47-49.
  • Lang EK, Zinn H, Nguyen QD, Anne R, Dunn E. Sigmoid colon ureteral fistula presenting with urosepsis . Int Braz J Urol. 2012 Sep-Oct;38(5):701-3.
  • Lang EK, Winer AG, Abbey-Mensah G, Anne R, Allaei A, Friedman F, Thomas R, La Nasa J, Davis R. Long-Term Results of Metallic Stents for Malignant Ureteral Obstruction in Advanced Cervical Carcinoma. J Endourol. 2013 May; 27(5):646-51.
  • Lang EK, Zinn H, Abbey-Mensah G, Bergen M, Kesselman A. Fracture of Corpora Cavernosa with Massive Cavernosal-Venous shunts. International Brazilian Journal of Urology, Sept, 2013.
  • Lang EK, Allaei A, Abbey-Mensah G, Anne R. Percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy: results and analysis of factors contributing to complications. Journal of Louisiana State Medical Society, November, 2013.
  • Chitkara P, Anne R, Lavianlivi S, Lehto S,Kolla S. Imaging Review of Adolescent Tibial Tuberosity Fractures. Open Journal of Medical Imaging. Vol.3 No.3 2013.
  • Herskowitz MM, Walsh J, Jacobs DT. Direct Sonographic-Guided Superior Gluteal Artery Access for Treatment of a Previously-treated Expanding Internal Iliac Artery Aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. Accepted for publication; date pending.

Presentations At National Conferences/Meetings

  • Hot Deliveries: What the Radiologist Needs to Know about the Receipt of Radioactive Materials
    Co-Authors: Dunn EA, Magee BJ, Dubey A, Lavianlivi S.
    Meeting: Accepted for presentation as a poster at the Association of University Radiologists 62nd Annual Meeting, to be held April 1-4th, 2014, in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • IIB and Beyond: Evaluation of Cervical Cancer with PET/CT
    Co-Authors: Dubey A, Lavianlivi S, Magee BJ, Strashun AM
    Meeting: Accepted for presentation as electronic exhibit at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, to be held May 4th-9th 2014 in San Diego, California.
  • Multi-modality Imaging Evaluation of Peritoneal Inclusion Cysts in the Pediatric Age Group
    Co-Authors: Awal D, Goldfisher R, Amodio J.
    Meeting: Society of Pediatric Radiology, Washington, DC, May 2014.
  • "Radiation exposure in Trauma Patients"
    Co-Authors: Abbey-Mensah G, Areman D.
    Meeting: International Preparedness & Response to Emergencies & Disasters, Tel Aviv, Israel, Jan 2014
  • Go with the Flow: Employing Arteries and Veins in the Face and Neck to Predict Lesion Origin
    Co-Authors: Dubey A, Lavianlivi S, Pulitzer S, Reede D, Gentry L, Holliday R, Smoker W
    Meeting: Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, December 2013 *Certificate of Merrit.
  • Lumps and Bumps: Lesions of the Scalp and Calvarium
    Co-Authors: Bergen M, Pechersky D, Reede D.
    Meeting: Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, December 2013.
  • Extremity Soft Tissue Complications Specific to Penetrating Trauma
    Co-Authors: Kesselman A, Allaei A, Lehto SA, Kolla S.
    Meeting: Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, December 2013. *Certificate of Merit.
  • Imaging Appearances of Chronic Osteomyelitis and Its Implications
    Co-Authors: Allaei A, Kesselman A, Kolla S, Lehto SA.
    Meeting: Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, December 2013.
  • Diaphragm Appearance: A clue to Pulmonary and Extra-pulmonary Pathology
    Co-Authors: Abbey-Mensah G, Waite S, Reede DL, Legasto A, Hassani C.
    Meeting: Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, December 2013.
  • Imaging Appearance of the Postoperative Foot and Ankle – A Pictorial Review.
    Co-Authors: Chitkara P, Anne R, Uribe J, Kolla S, Lehto SA
    Meeting: Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, December 2013
  • Role of MR Imaging in the Clinical Management of Traumatic Cervical Spine Fractures.
    Co-Authors: Chitkara P, Anne R, Lehto SA, Kolla S, Pulitzer S.
    Meetings: Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, December 2013. *Certificate of Merit.
  • Lymphoma, Leukemia and Look-a-like Lesions: Abdominal Imaging Manifestations of Hematologic Malignancies and their Mimickers
    Co-Auhors: Kesselman, A, Dubey A, Gonsky J, Hammill P.
    Meeting: Society of Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance, Tuscon, AZ, October 2013. *Oral Presentation and Poster Presentation Finalist.
  • Shootings and Stabbings Uncensored
    Co-Authors: Allaei A, Hammill P.
    Meeting: Society of Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance, Tuscon, AZ, October 2013
  • Primary Anopthalmos: Case presentation, image findings and review
    Co-Authors: Bergen M, Pechersky D, Reede D.
    Meeting: American Society of Head and Neck Radiology, September 2013.
  • Percutaneous Radiologic Gastrotomy: Results and Analysis of Factors Contributing to Complications *CME
    Co-Authors: Lang E, Abbey-Mensah G, Zinn H, Walsh J, Derbes A, Nguyen Q.
    Meeting: American Roentgen Ray Society, Washington, DC, April 2013.
  • Long-Term Results of Metallic Stents for Malignant Ureteral Obstruction in Advanced Cervical Carcinoma.
    Co-Authors: Abbey-Mensah G, Lang EK, Winer AG, Anne R, Allaei A, Friedman F, Thomas R, La Nasa J, Davis R.
    Meetings: American Roentgen Ray Society, Washington, DC, April 2013.
  • Minimally Invasive Radiologic Techniques in Treatment of Uretero-enteric Fistulas.
    Co-Authors: Allaei A, Lang EK, Anne R, La Nasa J, Thomas R, Ghanaat M, Zinn H.
    Meetings: American Roentgen Ray Society, Washington, DC, April 2013, European College of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, March 2013.
  • Revised Assignment of Bosniak Class IIF and III lesions after added criteria.
    Co-Authors: Awal D, Lavianlivi S, Dubey A, Lang EK.
    Meeting: American Roentgen Ray Society, Washington, DC, April 2013.

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