Publications

Sharing our knowledge

Our faculty and trainees publish their work in high-impact journals.

2019 Publications

Experience with compressed gelfoam plugs in children during liver biopsies and other IR procedures: a retrospective single-center case series
McDonald J, Amirabadi A, Farhat Z, Temple M, Parra D, Amaral J, Connolly B.
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2019 November 1;30(11):1855-62.

Psychotic symptoms are associated with lower cortical folding in youth at risk for mental illness
Drobinin V, Van Gestel H, et al ...  Schmidt M, Bowen C.
Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience 2019 November 1.

Towards the Combined Optimization of Dynamic Axes (CODA) for Stereotactic Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery using Fixed Couch Trajectories
MacDonald R, Syme A, Little B, Ward L, Thomas C.
Medical Physics 2019 October 28.

What's New in Y-90?
Abraham R, Lewandowski R, Gandhi R, Liu D.
Endovascular Today 2019 October;18(10):1-8.

The yield and patient factors associated with CT colonography: C-RADS results in a non-screening patient population
Kamali M, Brake A, Pothier M, Abdolell M, Costa A.
Abdominal Radiology 2019 September;44(9): 2971-77.

Imaging improves efficacy of vertebroplasty - a systematic review and meta-analysis
Shankar J, Merdad R, Finitsis S, Parker R.
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2019 September;46(5):540-49.

Comparison of objective image quality metrics with expert radiologists' opinion of MR image quality
Mason A, Rioux J, Clarke S, Costa A, Schmidt M, Keough V, Huynh T, Beyea S.
IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 2019 September.

COMP report: a survey of radiation safety regulations for medical imaging x-ray equipment in Canada
Bjarnason T, Rees R, Kainz J, et al ... Tonkopi E ...
Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 2019 September 20.

Clinico-radiological correlation of magnetic resonance imaging findings in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension
Wong H, Sanghera K, Neufeld A, Maxner C, Shankar J.
Neuroradiology 2019 September 10.

Complete recovery following transorbital penetrating head injury traversing the brainstem: case report
MacLean M, Mukhida K, Shankar J, Schmidt M, Clarke D.
Journal of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics 2019 September 6.

Quantification of the inherent radiopacity of glass microspheres for precision dosimetry in yttrium-90 radioembolization
Henry E, Mawko G, Tonkopi E, Frampton J, Kehoe S, Boyd D, Abraham R, Gregoire M, O'Connell K, Kappadath S, Symes A.
Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express 2019 August 23.

Bilateral renal vein and inferior vena cava thrombosis associated with fetal vascular malperfusion and maternal diabetes
Brown B, Midgen C, O'Brien K, El-Naggar W, Coolen J.
Canadian Journal of Diabetes 2019 August 20.

Dosing iodinated contrast media according to lean versus total body weight at abdominal CT: a stratified randomized controlled trial
Costa A, Peet K, Abdolell M.
Academic Radiology 2019 August 19.

Does the use of contemporary CT scanners alter the radiation dose debate in the imaging workup for pulmonary embolism?
Tonkopi E, Manos D, Ross A.
Radiation Protection and Dosimetry 2019 August 14.

Evaluation of liver MRI examinations with two dosages of gadobenate dimeglumine: a blinded intra-individual study
Kamali M, Clarke S, Costa A.
Abdominal Radiology 2019 August 1.

Delayed parent artery occlusion following use of SILK flow diverters for treatment of intracranial aneurysms
Macdonald I, Shankar J.
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2019 July;11(7):690-93.

Hepatic enhancement differences when dosing iodinated contrast media according to total versus lean body weight
Peet K, Clarke S, Costa A.
Acta Radiologica 2019 July;60(7):807-814.

Diffusion weighted imaging may help differentiate intracranial hemangiopericytoma from meningioma
Shankar J, Hodgson L, Sinha N.
Journal of Neuroradiology 2019 July;46(4):263-67.

Diagnosing neoplastic hematoma: role of MR perfusion
Shankar J, Sinha H.
Clinical Neuroradiology 2019 June;29(2):263-68.

Urachal mucinous cystic tumor of low malignant potential with concurrent sigmoid colon adenocarcinoma
Brennan K, Johnson P, Curtis H, Arnason T.
Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine 2019 June 25.

A randomized trial of endovascular versus surgical management of ruptured intracranial aneurysm: interim results from ISAT2.
Darsaut T, Roy D, Weill A, et al .... Shankar J
Neurochirurgie 2019 June 20.

The pathogenesis and clinical management of cutaneous melanoma: an evidence-based review
Burns D, George J, Aucoin D, Bower J, Burrell S, Gilbert R, Bowen N.
Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Science 2019 June 14.

Simple endoscopic score of Crohn's disease and magnetic resonance enterography in children: report from ImageKids study
Weiss B, et al ... O'Brien K .. ImageKids Study Group.
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2019 May 23.

Model-free prostate cancer segmentation from dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI with recurrent convolutional networks: a feasibility study
Lee P, Guida A, Patterson S, Trappenberg T, Bowen C, Beyea S, Merrimen J, Wang C, Clarke S.
Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics 2019 May 19;75:14-23.

Are anterior communicating aneurysms truly anterior communicating aneurysms? An observational study
Wong H, Banfield J, Hughes N, Shankar J.
World Neurosurgery 2019 May;125:E1089-92.|

Visual and auditory fMRI paradigms for presurgical language mapping: convergent validity and relationships to individual variables
Omisade A, O'Grady C, Schmidt M, Fisk J.
Neurology Research International 2019 April 1;2019: 6728120.

Classification tree for the prediction of malignant disease and the prediction of non-diagnostic biopsies in patients with small renal masses
Organ M, Abdolell M, Acker M, Rendon R.
Canadian Urologic Association Journal 2019 April;
13(4):115-19.

Safety and feasiiblity of using magnetic resonance imaging criteria to identify patients with "good prognosis" rectal cancer eligible for primary surgery: the phase 2 nonrandomized QuickSilver clinical trial
Kennedy E, Simunovic M, Jhaveri K, et al ... Clarke S.
JAMA Oncology 2019 July 1;5(7):961-66.

Irreversibility of transverse venous sinus stenosis and optic nerve edema post-lumbar puncture in idiopathic intracranial hypertension
Chan W, Neufeld A, Maxner C, Shankar J.
Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology 2019 April;54(2): e57-59.

Survey of peer review programs among pediatric radiologists: report from the SPR Quality and Safety Committee
Iyer R, Swenson D, Anand N, et al ... Khan N ...
Pediatric Radiology 2019 April;49(4):517-25.

Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity and health care utilization and costs in the offspring
Kuhle S, Muir A, Woolcott C, Brown M, McDonald S, Abdolell M, Dodds L.
International Journal of Obesity 2019 April;43(4): 735-43.

Structured reporting of MRI for perianal fistula
Thipphavong S, Costa A, Ali H, Wang D, Brar M, Jhaveri K.
Abdominal Radiology 2019 April;44(4):1295-1305.

Supernumerary cerebellar vermis: a unique cerebellar anomaly
Ahmad T, McNeely P, Khan N, Nadi M.
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2019 March;46:255-57.

Accuracy of the liver imaging reporting and data system in computed tomography and magnetic resonance image analysis of hepatocellular carcinoma or overall malignancy - a systematic review
van der Pol C, Lim C, Sirlin C, et al ... Costa A, McInnes M.
Gastroenterology 2019 March;156(4):976--86.

Technical note: evaluation of kV CBCT enhancement using a liver-specific contrast agent for stereotactic body radiation therapy image guidance
Lincoln J, Parsons D, Clarke S, Cwajna S, Robar J.
Medical Physics 2019 March;46(3):1175-81.

Initial presentation of lung cancer in the Emergency Department: a descriptive analysis
Suhail A, Manos D, Bas B, Crocker C, Payne J.
CMAJ Open 2019 February;25:7(1):E117-23.

The role of scientific evidence in decisions to adopt complex innovations in cancer care settings: a multiple case study in Nova Scotia, Canada
Urquhart R, Abraham R, Geldenhuys L, Kendell C, Porter G, Rajaraman M, Rayson D, Rendon R, Ross A.
Implementation Science 2019 February 12;14(1):14.

A population-based study of cystic white matter injury on ultrasound in very preterm infants born over two decades in Nova Scotia, Canada
Ghotra S, Vincer M, Allen V, Khan N.
Journal of Perinatology 2019 February;39(2):269-77.

Predicting malignancy risk of screen detected lung nodules - mean diameter or volume
Tammemagi M, Ritchie A, Atkar-Khattra A, et al ... Manos D ... Pan-Canadian Early Detection of Lung Cancer Study Group.
Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2019 February;14(2):203-11.

Multi-modal imageability and degradation characteristics of high-borate glass systems for transient embolization
Doucet J, Tonkopi E, Tremblay M-L, Brewer K, Beyea S, Filiaggi M, Abraham R, Zwanziger U, Boyd D, Nuschke A.
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 2019 February; 510:26-35.

Epidemiology of neonatal stroke: a population-based study
Clive B, Vincer M, Ahmad T, Khan N, Afifi J, El-Naggar W.
Pediatric & Child Health 2019 February 11

The ability of magnetic resonance black blood vessel wall imaging to evaluate blunt cerebrovascular injury following acute trauma
Vranic J, Huynh T, Fata P, et al.
Journal of Neuroradiology 2019 January 21.

Nervous system disease in systemic lupus erythematosus: current status and future directions
Hanly J, Kozora E, Beyea S, Birnbaum J.
Arthritis & Rheumatology 2019 January;71(1):  33-42.

Development of a clinical decision support tool for diagnostic imaging use in patients with low back pain: a study protocol
Hayden J, Ogilvie R, Stewart S, French S, Campbell S, Magee K, Slipp P, Wells G, Stiell I
Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 January 14;3:1. 

Poor sensitivity of magnetic resonance arthrography to detect hip chondral delamination: a retrospective follow-up of 227 FAI-operated patients
Konstantinidis G, Mitchell M, Boyd G, Coady C, Ghosh S, Wong I.
Cartilage 2019 January 23.

Endovascular management of unruptured intercostal artery aneurysms
Fenwick A, Omotoso P, Ferguson D.
CVIR Endovascular 2019 January 4.

Penumbral imaging and functional outcome in patients with anterior circulation ischaemic stroke treated with endovascular thrombectomy versus medical therapy: a meta-analysis of individual patient-level data
Campbell B, et al ... Shankar J (HERMES Collaborators).
Lancet Neurology 2019 January;18(1):46-55. 

2018 Publications

MRI, magnetoencephalography, and surgical outcome of oligodendrocytosis versus focal cortical dysplasia Type I
Mata-Mbemba D, Iimura Y, Hazrati L-N, Ochi A, Otsubo H, Snead O, Rutka J, Widjaja E.
AJNR American Journal of Neuroradiology 2018 December;39(1):2371-77.

Delayed parent artery occlusions following use of SILK flow diverters for treatment of intracranial aneurysms
Macdonald I, Shankar J.
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2018 December 4. 

Incomplete thyroid ultrasound reports for patients with thyroid nodules: implications regarding risk assessment and management
Karkada M, Costa A, Imran S, Hart R, Bullock M, Ilie G, Rajaraman M.
AJR American Journal of Roentgenology 2018 December;211:1-6.

Diffusion weighted imaging may help differentiate intracranial hemangiopericytoma from meningioma
Shankar J, Hodgson L, Sinha N.
Journal of Neuroradiology 2018 November 29.

Structured reporting of MRI for perianal fistula
Thipphavong S, Costa A, Ali H, Wang D, Brar M, Jhaveri K.
Abdominal Radiology 2018 November 24.

Accuracy of the liver imaging reporting and data system in computed tomography and magnetic resonance image analysis of hepatocellular carcinoma or overall malignancy - a systematic review
van der Pol C, Lim C, Sirlin C, McGrath T, Salameh J, Bashir M, Tang A, Singal A, Costa A, Fowler K, McInnes M.
Gastroenterology 2018 November 13.

Microstructural findings in white matter associated with cannabis and alcohol use in early-phase psychosis: a diffusion tensor imaging and relaxometry study
Cookey J, Crocker C, Bernier D, Newman A, Stewart S, McAllindon D, Tibbo P.
Brain Connect 2018 November;8(9):567-76.

Penumbral imaging and functional outcome in patients with anterior circulation ischaemic stroke treated with endovascular thrombectomy versus medical therapy: a meta-analysis of individual patient-level data
Campbell B, et al ... Shankar J
(HERMES Collaborators).
Lancet Neurology 2018 November 6.

Isolated diffusion restriction preceding contrast enhancement in glioblastoma multiforme is associated with short-term survival
Shankar J, Bata A, Sinha N
OBM Neurobiology 2018 October;2(4):1-9.

Confused connections? Targeting white matter to address treatment resistant schizophrenia
Crocker C, Tibbo P.
Frontiers in Pharmacology 2018 October 18; 9:1172.

Interventional Radiology in Canada: current challenges and future directions
Kennedy S, Abraham R, Mujoomdar A, Valenti D, Klass D.
AJR American Journal of Roentgenology 2018 October;211:1-4.

Predicting malignancy risk of screen detected lung nodules - mean diameter or volume
Tammemagi M, Ritchie A, Atkar-Khattra S, et al ... Manos D (Pan-Canadian Early Detection of Lung Cancer Study Group).
Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2018 October 24.

Imaging features and safety and efficacy of endovascular stroke treatment: a meta-analysis of individual patient-level data
Roman L, Menon B, et al ... Shankar J
(HERMES Collaborators).
Lancet Neurology 2018 October;17:895-904.

Intra-arc binary colimation algorithm for the optimization of stereotactic radiotherapy treatment of multiple metastases with multiple prescriptions
MacDonald R, Thomas C, Ward L, Syme A.
Medical Physics 2018 December;45(12):5597-5607.

Vessel wall MRI characteristics of endovascularly treated aneurysms: association with angiographic vasospasm
Mossa-Basha M, Huynh T, Hippe D, Fata P, Morton R, Levitt M.
Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 September 21.

Investigation of the COMT Val158Met variant association with age of onset of psychosis, adjusting for cannabis use
Lodhi R, Wang Y, Rossolatos D, MacIntyre G, Bowker A, Crocker C, et al.
Brain and Behavior 2018 September;8(2):e01120.

Gadolinium deposition in the brain: a systematic review of existing guidelines and policy statement issued by the Canadian Association of Radiologists
Costa A, van der Pol C, Maralani P, et al.
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2018 September.

An encore collaboration between cousins: the Canadian Journal of Public Health and the Canadian Society of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Payne J, Maxwell C, Dodds L.
Canadian Journal of Public Health 2018 August; 109(4):439-40.

Digital subtraction angiography for CT angiogram negative haemorrhages
Wong H, Hodgson L, Banfield J, Shankar J.
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2018 September;45(5):522-26.

Hepatic enhancement differences when dosing iodinated contrast media according to total vs. lean body weight
Peet K, Clarke S, Costa A.
Acta Radiologica 2018 September 18

Further investigation of screening for anxiety and depression in epilepsy (letter to Editor)
Lane C, Crocker C.
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2018 September 25:1-2.

Radiographic analysis of glenoid size and shape after arthroscopic coracoid autograft vs. distal tibial allograft in the treatment of anterior shoulder instability
Wong I, King JP, Boyd G, Mitchell M, Coady C.
American Journal of Sports Medicine
2018 September;46(11):2717-24.

Metformin discontinuation prior to FDG PET/CT: a randomized controlled study to compare 24- and 48-hour bowel activity
Hamidizadeh R, Eftrekkhari A, Wiley EA, et al.
Radiology 2018 November;289(2):418-25.

A survey of magnetic resonance imaging protocols for the investigation of epilepsy in Canadian academic referral centres
Khan U, Schmidt M.
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2018 August;69(3):277-81.

Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity and health care utilization and costs in the offspring
Kuhle S, Muir A, Woolcott C, Brown M, McDonald S, Abdolell M, Dodds L.
International Journal of Obesity 2018 July 13.

Classification tree for the prediction of malignant disease and the prediction of non-diagnostic biopsies in patients with small renal masses
Organ M, Macdonald L, Jewett M, Aizenberg H, Almatar A, Abdolell M, Acker M, Rendon R.
Canadian Urologic Association Journal 2018 July 24.

Gadolinium-based contrast agents in kidney disease: comprehensive review and clinical practice guideline issued by the Canadian Association of Radiologists
Schieda N, Blaichman J, Costa A, et al.
Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2018 June 12.

Ethics in radiology: a case-based approach
Stiles-Clarke L, Clarke J.
Canadian Medical Education Journal 2018 May 31; 9(2):e79-83.

Impact of detection method and age on survival outcomes in triple-negative breast cancer: a population-based cohort analysis
Rayson D, Payne J, Michael J, Tsuruda K,
Abdolell M
, Barnes P.
Clinical Breast Cancer 2018 October;18(5):e955-60.

Using MRI cell tracking to monitor immune cell recruitment in response to a peptide-based cancer vaciine.
Tremblay M, Davis C, Bowen C, et al ... Brewer K.
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2018 July;80(1):304-16. 

The role of neuroimaging in the determination of brain death
MacDonald D, Stewart-Perrin B, Shankar J.
Journal of Neuroimaging 2018 July;28(4):374-79. 

Diabetes Care Program of Nova Scotia: Celebrating 25 years of improving diabetes care
Payne J
, Dunbar M, Talbot P.
Canadian Journal of Diabetes 2018 June;42(3):317-24. 

Computed tomographic perfusion predicts poor outcomes in a randomized trial of endovascular therapy
Wannamaker R, Guinand T, Menon B, et al ... Shankar J.
Stroke 2018 June;49(6):1426-33.

How do different indices of hepatic enhancement with gadoxetic acid compare in predicting liver failure and other major complications after hepatectomy?
Costa A, Tremblay-St. Germain A, Abdolell M.
Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography 2018 May/June;42(3):380-86.

Variability and bias between magnetoencephalo-graphy systems in non-invasive localization of the primary somatosensory cortex
Bardouille T, Power L, Lalancette M, Bishop R, Beyea S, Taylor M, Dunkley B.
Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 2018 August; 171:63-69.

Gadolinium-based contrast agents in kidney disease: comprehensive review and clinical practice guideline issued by the Canadian Association of Radiologists
Schieda N, Blaichman J, Costa A, et al.
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2018 May;69(2):136-50.

Use of radioiodine-131 scan to measure influence of surgical discipline, practice, and volume on residual thyroid tissue after total thyroidectomy for differentiated thyroid carcinoma
Song J, Mollman N, Burrell S, et al.
Head and Neck 2018 October;40(10):2129-36.

Acute ischemic stroke with tandem lesions: technical endovascular management and clinical outcomes from the ESCAPE trial.
Assis Z, Menon B, Goyal M, Demchuk A, Shankar J, et al (ESCAPE Trial Investigators).
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2018 May;10(5):429-33.

Focal cortical dysplasia Type IIIb with oligodendroglioma in a seizure-free patient
(Letter to Editor)
MacLean M, Easton A, Pickett A.
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2018 May;45(3):360-62.

Clinical IR in Canada: the evolution of a revolution
Zener R, Demers V, Bilodeau A, Benko A, Abraham R, Wong J, Kachura J.
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2018 April;29(4):524-30.

The interaction of gender and cannabis in early phase pyschosis
Crocker C, Tibbo P.
Schizophrenia Research 2018 April;194:18-25.

Anxiety and depression in adult first seizure presentations
Lane C, Crocker C, Legg K, Borden M, Pohlmann-Eden B.
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2018 March;45(2):144-49.

Characterization of magneto-endosymbionts as MRI cell labeling and tracking agents
Brewer K, Spitler R, Lee K, et al ... Rioux J ...
Molecular Imaging and Biology 2018 February;20(1):65-73. 

Absorbed dose kernel and self-shielding calculations for a novel radiopaque glass microsphere for transarterial radioembolization
Church C, Mawko G, Archambault J, Lewandowski R, Liu D, Kehoe S, Boyd D, Abraham R, Syme A.
Medical Physics 2018 February;45(2):934-42.

Digital subtraction angiography-Dynavision in pretreatment planning for embolization of dural arterio-venous fistula
Botsford A, Shankar J.
Journal of Neuroimaging 2018 January;28(1): 112-17.

Pediatric spine imaging post scoliosis surgery
Alsharief A, El-Haway R, Schmit P.
Pediatric Radiology 2018 January;48(1):124-40.

Effect of general anaesthesia on functional outcome in patients with anterior circulation ischaemic stroke having endovascular thrombectomy versus standard care: a meta-analysis of individual patient data
Campbell B, van Swam W, Goyal M, et al .... Shankar J (HERMES Collaborators).
Lancet Neurology 2018 January;17(1):47-53. 

Diagnosing neoplastic hematoma: role of MR perfusion
Shankar J, Sinha N.
Clinical Neuroradiology 2018 February 7.

The impact of goal-oriented task design on neurofeedback learning for brain-computer interface control
McWhinney S, Tremblay A, Boe S, Bardouille T.
Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2018 February;56(2):201-10. 

Computed tomography perfusion aids in the prognostication of comatose postcardiac arrest patients
Shankar J, Perrin-Stewart B, Quraishi A, Bata I, Vandorpe R.
American Journal of Cardiology 2018 April 1;121(7):874-78.

Fat-containing liver lesions on imaging detection and differential diagnosis
Costa A, Thipphavong S, Arnason T, Stueck A, Clarke S.
AJR American Journal of Roentgenology 2018 January;210(1):68-77.

Epilepsy as a Network Disorder (2): What can we learn from other network disorders such as dementia and schizophrenia, and what are the implications for translational research?
Scharfman H, Kanner A, Friedman A, Blumcke I, Crocker C, et al.
Epilepsy & Behavior
2018 January;78:302-12. 

Diseases involving the central bronchi: multidetector CT for detection, characterization, and differential diagnosis
Theriault M, Eddy K, Borgaonkar J, Babar J, Manos D.
Radiographics 2018 January-February;39(1):58-59.

Unique depot formed by an oil based vaccine facilitates active antigen uptake and provides effective tumour control
Brewer K, Weir G, Dude I, Davis C, Parsons C, Penwell A, Rajagopalan R, Sammatur L, Bowen C, Stanford M.
Journal of Biomedical  Science 2018 January 27;25(1):7.

Advances in degradable embolic microspheres: a state of the art review
Doucet J, Kiri L, O'Connell K, Kehoe S, Lewandowski R, Liu D, Abraham R, Boyd D.
Journal of Functional Biomaterials 2018 January 26;9:1):E14.

Attentional dysfunction and recovery in concussion: effects on the P300m and contingent magnetic variation
Petley L, Bardouille T, Chiasson D, Froese P, Patterson S, Newman A, Omisade A, Beyea S.
Brain Injury 2018 April;32(4):464-73.

Implications of cannabis legalization on youth and young adults
Tibbo P, Crocker C, Lam R, Meyer J, Sareen J, Aitchison K.
Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 2018 January;63(1):65-71.

Added value of multiphase CTA imaging for thrombus perviousness assessment
Santos E, d'Esterre C, Treumiet K, et al ... Shankar J
(collaborator) (PRove-IT Investigators.
Neuroradiology 2018 January;60(1):71-79.

Web-based tool for standardized reporting of thyroid ultrasound studies.
Stewart S, Rajaraman M, Costa A.
AJR American Journal of Roentgenology 2018 January;210(1):39-42.

Dynamic collimator trajectory algorithm for multiple metastases dynamic conformal arc treatment planning
MacDonald L, Thomas C, Syme A.
Medical Physics 2018 January;45(1):15-17.

Time for a time window extension: insights from late presenters in the ESCAPE trial
Evans J, et al ... Shankar J (ESCAPE Trial investigators).
AJNR American Journal of Neuroradiology 2018 January;39(1):102-6.

2017 Publications

Absorbed dose kernel and self-shielding calculations for a novel radiopaque glass microsphere for transarterial radioembolization
Church C, Mawko G, Archambault J, Lewandowski R, Liu D, Kehoe S, Boyd D, Abraham R, Sime A.
Medical Physics 2017 December 5.

Thyrotoxicosis associated with a hypopharyngeal toxic nodular thyroid
Imran S, Hinchey A, Hart R, Bullock M, Ross A, Burrell S.
Case Reports in Endocrinology 2017 December 1.

How do different indices of hepatic enhancement with gadoxetic acid compare in predicting liver falure and other major complications after hepatectomy?
Costa A, Tremblay St.-Germain A, Abdolell M, Smoot R, Cleary S, Jhaveri K.
JCAT Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography 2017 November 16.

Acute calcific tendinitis of the longus colli muscle masquerading as a retropharyngeal abscess: a case report and review of the literature
Alamoudi U, Al-Sayed A, AlSallumi Y, Rigby M, Taylor S, Hart D, Trites J.
Int J Surg Case Rep 2017 November 11;41:343-46.

Participant selection for lung cancer screening by risk modelling (the Pan-Canadian Early Detection of Lung Cancer [PanCan] study): a single-arm, prospective study.
Tammemagi M, et al .... Manos D, (PanCan Team).
Lancet Oncology 2017 November;18(11):1523-31. 

Time for a time window extension: ESCAPE Trial Investigators.
Evans J, et al ... Shankar J (ESCAPE Trial Investigators).
AJNR American Journal of Roentegenology 2017 November 30. 

Using MRI cell tracking to monitor immune cell recruitment in response to a peptide-based cancer vaccine.
Tremblay M, Davis C, Bowen C, et al ... Brewer K.
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2017 November 29.

Comparison of the binding of reversible inhibitors to human butyrylcholinesterase and acetylcholinesterase: a crystallographic, kinetic and calorimetric study.
Rosenberry T, Brazzolotto X, Macdonald I, Darvesh S, et al.
Molecules 2017 November 29:22(12). 

FRAX vs CAROC for the Canadian Imaging Physician: An Existential Dilemma
Hammond I, Burrell S, Lyons D, Lentle B.
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2017 November;68(4):445-46.

Managing incidentalomas safely: do computed tomography requisitions tell us what we need to know?
Walker M, Borgaonkar J, Manos D.
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2017 November;68(4):387-91.

Clinical decision support in computerized providers' order entry for imaging tests in Canada
Chakraborty S, Reed M, Rybicki F, Fraser J, Glanc P, Levesque J, Dhanoa D, Schmidt M, Miller W.
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2017 November;68(4):357-58.

Dynamic collimator trajectory algorithm for multiple metastases dynamic conformal arc treatment planning.
MacDonald L, Thomas C, Syme A.
Medical Physics 2017 November 1.

Breast density scales: the metric matters.
Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Brown P, Caines J, Iles S.
Britih Journal of Radiology 2017 October;90(1078):20170307.

Papillary thyroid cancer recurrence 43 years following total thyroidectomy and radioactive iodine ablation: a case report.
Amoako-Tuffour Y, Graham M, Bullock M, et al.
Thyroid Research 2017 October 10;10:8.

Fat-containing liver lesions on imaging: detection and differential diagnosis.
Costa A, Thipphavong S, Arnason T, Stueck A, Clarke S.
AJR American Journal of Roentgenology 2017 October 24:1-10.

Small bowel obstruction due to ingestion of rubber balls
Alsharief A, Blackmore C, Schmit P.
Pediatric Radiology 2017 October;47(11):1539-41.

Endovascular proximal forearm arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis access: results of the prospective, multicenter Novel Endovascular Access Trial (NEAT).
Lok C, Rajan D, et al ... Berry R, Abraham R.
American Journal of Kidney Disease 2017 October;70(4):486-97.

Acute ischemic stroke with tandem lesions: technical endovascular management and clinical outcomes from the ESCAPE trial
Assis Z, Menon B, Goyal M, Demchuk A, Shankar J, et al (ESCAPE Trial Investigators).
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2017 October 11.

Epilepsy as a network disorder (2):what can we learn from other network disorders such as dementia and schizophrenia, and what are the implications for translational research?
Scharfman H, Kanner A, Friedman, Blumcke I, Crocker C, et al.
Epilepsy Behavior 2017 October 30.

Butyrylcholinesterase-knockout reduces fibrillar B-amyloid and conserves 18-FDG retention in 5XFAD mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.
DeBay D, Reid G, Macdonald I, Mawko G, Burrell S, Martin E, Bowen C, Darvesh S.
Brain Research 2017 September;1671:102-10.

Web-based tool for standardized reporting of thyroid ultrasound studies
Stewart S, Rajaraman M, Costa A.
AJR American Journal of Roentgenology 2017 September 17.

Balloon pulmonary angioplasty in chronic thomboembolic pulmonary hypertension: new horizons in the interventional management of pulmonary embolism.
Rivers-Bowerman M, Zener R, Jaberi A, de Perrot M, Granton J, Moriarty J, Tan K.
Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 2017 September;20(3):206-15.

Canadian Registry of LVIS Jr for Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms (CaRLA).
Shankar J, Quateen A, Weill A, et al.
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2017 September;9(9):849-53.

Positron Emission Tomography/Computerized Tomography in newly diagnosed patients with giant cell arteritis who are taking glucocorticoids
Clifford A, Murphy E, Burrell S, et al.
Journal of Rheumatology 2017 December;44(12):1859-66.

Pediatric spine imaging post scoliosis surgery
Alsharief A, El-Hawary R, Schmit P.
Pediatric Radiology 2017 September 8.

Doppler parameters of the hepatic artery as predictors of graft status in pediatric liver transplantation
Ahmad T, Chavhan G, Avitzur Y, Moineddin R, Oudjhane K.
AJR American Journal of Roentgenology 2017 September;209(3):671-75.

Added value of multiphase CTA imaging for thrombus perviousness assessment
Santos E, d'Esterre C, Treumiet K, et al .... Shankar J (collaborator). PRove-IT Investigators.
Neuroradiology 2017 September 30.

Investigation of the COMT Val158Met variant association with age of onset of psychosis, adjusting for cannibis use
Lodhi R, Wang Y, Rossolatos D, MacIntyre G, Bowker A, Crocker C, et al.
Brain and Behavior 2017 September.

Salvage of bilateral renal artery occlusion after endovascular aneurysm repair with open splenorenal bypass
Jessula S, Herman C, Lee M, Lightfoot C, Casey P
J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech 2017 September 19;3(3):163-66.

Diabetes Care Program of Nova Scotia: Celebrating 25 years of improving diabetes care
Payne J, Dunbar M, Talbot P, Tan M.
Canadian Journal of Diabetes 2017 August 16

Canadian Association of Radiologists: guide on computed tomography screening for lung cancer
Taylor J, Manos D, Schmidt H, Levesque M, McInnis M.
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2017 August;68:334-41.

Reply to Letter to the Editor re: Should fat in the radiofrequency ablation zone of hepatocellular adenomas raise suspicions for residual tumors?
Costa A, Kajal D, Pereira A, Atri M.
European Radiology 2017 August;27:2237-38.

Digital subtraction angiography-dynvavision in pretreatment planning for embolization of dural arterio-venous fistulas
Botsford A, Shankar J.
Journal of Neuroimaging 2017 July 19

A two-stage cold isostatic pressing and gelling approach for fabricating a therapeutically loaded amorphous calcium polyphosphate local delivery system.
Comeau P, Filiaggi M.
Journal of Biomaterials and Applications 2017 July;32(1):126-36.

The feasibility and functional performance of ternary borate-filled hydrophilic bone cements: targeting therapeutic release thresholds for strontium.
MacDonald K, Price R, Boyd D.
Journal of Functional Biomaterials 2017 July 14;8(3)

Role of neuroimaging in first seizure diagnosis.
Crocker C, Pohlmann-Eden B, Schmidt M.
Seizure 2017 July;49:74-78.

Can contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging with gadoxetic acid predict liver failure and other complications after major hepatic resection?
Costa A, Rolheiser T, Fisk J, Good K, Khan N, Phillips G.
Clinical Radiology 2017 July;72(7):598-605.

Assessment of cirrhotic liver enhancement with multiphasic computed tomography using a faster injection rate, later arterial phase, and weight-based contrast dosing
Eddy K, Costa A.
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2017 July 15

Radiological growth patterns of prolactinomas and nonfunctioning adenomas
Imran S, Shankar J, Hebb A, Croul S, Clarke D.
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences
2017 July 3

The impact of goal-oriented task design on neurofeedback learning for brain-computer interface control
McWhinney S, Tremblay A, Boe S, Bardouille T.
Med Biol Eng Comput 2017 July 8

Quantification of butyrylcholinesterase activity as a sensitive and specific biomarker of Alzheimer's disease.
MacDonald I, Maxwell S, Reid G, Cash M, DeBay D, Darvesh S.
Journal of Alzheimers Disease 2017 June;58(2):491-505.

Characterization of magneto-endosymbionts as MRI cell labeling and tracking agents.
Brewer K, Spilter R, Lee K, et al .... Rioux J ...
Molecular Imaging and Biology 2017 June 14.
  
Enduring changes in brain metabolites and executive functioning in abstinent cocaine users
Crocker C, Purdon S, Hanstock C, Lakusta B, Seres P, Tibbo P.
Drug and Alcohol Dependency 2017 June 28; 178:435-42.

Percutaneous sharp recanalization of a membranous IVC occlusion with an occlusion balloon as a needle target
Rivers-Bowerman M, Lightfoot C, Meagher R, Carter M, Berry R.
Radiology Case Reportrs 2017 June 7:12(3):537-41.
  
Lateralized microstructural changes in early-stage Parkinson's disease in anterior olfactory structures, but not in substantia nigra
Joshi N, Rolheiser T, Fisk J, et al ... Khan N.
Journal of Neurology 2017 June 26 

Use of non-contrast computed tomography and computed tomographic perfusion in predicting intracerebral hemorrhage after intravenous Alteplase therapy
Batchelor C, et al ... Shankar J (Calgary Stroke Program).
Stroke 2017 June;48(6):1548-53.

Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of cholesteatoma using PROPELLER at 1.5T: a single-centre retrospective study
Clarke S, Mistry D, AlThubaiti T, Khan N, Morris A, Bance N.
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal
2017 May;68(2):116-21. 

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: a review
Shankar J, Banfield J.
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2017 May;68:147-53.
  
Diagnostic reference levels and monitoring practice can help reduce patient dose from CT examinations.
Tonkopi E, Duffy S, Abdolell M, Manos D.
AJR American Journal of Roentgenology 2017 May;208:1-9.

Effect of boron oxide addition on the viscosity-temperature behaviour and structure of phosphate-based glasses.
Sharim N, Hasan M, Rudd C, Boyd D, et al.
J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2017 May;105(4):764-77.

Diffusion-weighted imaging of the brain: beyond stroke
Dmytriw A, Sawlani V, Shankar J.
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2017 May;68:131-46.
 
The interaction of gender and cannabis in early phase psychosis
Crocker C, Tibbo P.
Schizophrenia Research 2017 May 12 online.

The cost-effectiveness of high-risk lung cancer screening and drivers of program efficiency
Cressman S, et al ..... Manos D (The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control).
Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2017 May 11 online.

Rapid endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke: what a general radiologist should know.
Du E, Shankar J.
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2017 May;68(2):154-60.    

Magnetic resonance fingerprinting based on realistic vasculature in mice
Pouliot P, Gagnon L, Lam T, Pramod K, Avti K, Bowen C, et al.
Neuroimage 2017 April;149:436-45.

Should fat in the radiofrequency ablation zone of hepatocellular adenomas raise suspicion for residual tumor?
Costa A, Kajal D, Pereira A, Atri M.
European Radiology 2017 April;27(4):1704-12.

DSA-Dynavision in pretreatment planning for coil embolization of indirect carotid-cavernous fistula.
Botsford A, Shankar J.
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2017 April; 9(4):389-93.

Regional comparison of multiphase computed tomographic angiography and computed tomographic perfusion for prediction of tissue fate in ischemic stroke.
D'Esterre C, Trivedi A, Pordeli P, .... Shankar J, et al. Calgary Stroke Program.
Stroke 2017 April;48(4):939-945.

Spectrum of CT findings in thoracic extranodal Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Bligh M, Borgaonkar J, Burrell S, MacDonald D, Manos D.
RadioGraphics 2017 March-April;37(2):439-461.

Ultrasonographic detection of air in the superior sagittal sinus in a neonate with transposition of the great arteries
Rivers-Bowerman M, Litz S, Schmit P.
Radiology Case Reports 2017 March;12(1):204-6.

Scalp seeding post craniotomy and radiosurgery for solitary brain metastasis: a case report and systematic review.
Sharieff W, Mulroy L, Weeks A, Mansoor S, Pahil R, Islam M.
Cureus 2017 March 7;9(3):e1083.

Visualization of 90Yttrium colloid within a cystic crangiopharyngioma using PET/CT/MRI fusion
Burrell S, Hebb A, Imran S, Mishra A, Mawko G, Clarke D.
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2017 March;44:192-93. 

Targeting butyrylcholinesterase for pre-clinical single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging of Alzheimer's disease.
DeBay D, Reid G, Pottie I, Martin E, Bowen C, Darvesh S.
Alzheimers & Dementia 2017 February 24;3(2): 166-76. 

3D single point imaging with compressed sensing provides high temporal resolution R2* mapping for in vivo preclinical applications.
Rioux J, Beyea S, Bowen C.
Magnetic Resonance Materials & Physics 2017 February;30:41-55.

Secular pattern of aneurismal rupture with the lunar cycle and season
Banfield J, Abdolell M, Shankar J.
Interventional NeuroRadiology 2017 February;2(1):60-63. 

Methylene blue treatment for residual symptoms of bipolar disorder: randomized crossover study.
Alda M, McKinnon M, Blagdon R, et al.
British Journal of Psychiatry 2017 January;210(1): 54-60.

Combined action observation and motor imagery feedback for modulation on brain activity.
Friesen C, Bardouille T, Neyedli H, Boe S.
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 2017 January 10.

Should grade of solid organ injury determine need for hospitalization in children?
Walsh J, Schmit P, Yanchar N.
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 2017 January;82(1):109-113.

Overlap-guided fixed-patient support positioning optimization for cranial SRT.
MacDonald R, Robar J, Thomas C.
Medical Physics 2017 January 44(1):17-27. 

2016 Publications

Magnetic resonance fingerprinting based on realistic vasculature in mice
Pouliot P, Gagnon L, Lam T, Avti P, Bowen C, et al
Neuroimage 2016 December 30 (e-pub) 

Cost-utility analysis of magnetoencephalography used to inform intracranial electrode placement in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy: a model based analysis
Berrigan P, Bardouille T, et al
Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 2016 Dec;22(6):938-45

e-ASPECTS software is non-inferior to neuro-radiologists in applying the ASPECT score to computed tomography scans of acute ischemic stroke patients
Nagel S, Sinha D, Day D, et al ... Heidenreich J ...
International Journal of Stroke 2016 November 29 online 

Visualization of 90Yttrium colloid within a cystic craniopharyngioma using PET/CT/MRI fusion
Burrell S, Hebb A, Imran S, Mishra A, Mawko G, Clarke D
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2016 November 21 online

Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for treatment of bleeding gastric varices: case report and review of literature
Basseri S, Lightfoot C
Radiology Case Reports 2016 Nov;11:365-69

Predicting EGFR mutation status in lung cancer: proposal for a scoring model using imaging and demographic characteristics

Sabri A, Batool M, Xu Z, Bethune D, Abdolell M, Manos D
European Radiology 2016 Nov;26(11):4141-47 

The double artery sign
Theriault M-M, Manos D

Journal of Thoracic Imaging 2016 Nov 4 (e-pub)  

Ciliated foregut cyst of the common hepatic duct: an unusual mimic of a Type II choledochal cyst
Cottrea J, Costa A, Walsh M, Arnason T
International Journal of Surgical Pathology 2016 Oct;24:644-47

DSA-Dynavision in pretreatment planning for coil embolization of indirect carotid-cavernous fistula

Bostford A, Shankar J
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2016 September 20 online

Canadian Registry of LVIS Jr for Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms (CaRLA)
Shankar J, Quateen A, Weill A, et al
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2016 August 19 online

Diffusion-weighted MRI of cholesteatoma using PROPELLER at 1.5T: a single-centre retrospective study
Clarke S, Mistry P, AlThubaiti T, Morris A, Bance S
Canaidan Association of Radiologists Journal 2016 Aug;67(3):

3D single point imaging with compressed sensing provides high temporal resolution R2 mapping for in vivo preclinical applications
Rioux J, Beyea S, Bowen C
Magnetic Resonance and Material Physics 2016 Aug 8 online

Physician involvement in procurement is essential for optimal patient care
Shiau G, Mujoomdar A, Ferguson D, Wong J
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2016 Aug;67(3):305

Atypical femoral fracture alert program
Khan A, Leslie W, Lentle B, Iles S, Kaiser S, Frame H, Burrell S, Cheung A
Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2016 Aug;67(3):304-5

Should fat in the radiofrequency ablation zone of hepatocellular adenomas raise suspicion for residual tumor?
Costa A, Kajal D, Pereira A, Atri M
European Radiology 2016 July 19 online

Spontaneous colonic perforation: a rare complication of collagenous colitis
Cottrea J, Kelly R, Topp T, Costa A, Filter E, Arnason T
Peritoneal Dialysis International 2016 Jun 9;36:526-32

The TRIO trial - a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating the effect of a biocompatible peritoneal dialysis solution on residual renal function
Sikaneta T, Wu G, Abdolell M
Peritoneal Dialysis International 2016 Jun 9 online

CT permeability in prediction of hemorrhagic transformation following acute ischemic stroke
Shankar J, Cobb A, Yen P
World Journal of Radiology 2016 June 28;8(6): 594-99

Fully automated quality assurance and localization of volumetric MEG for single-subject mapping
Stevens T, Bardouille T, Stroink G, Boe S, Patterson S, Beyea S
Journal of Neuroscience Methods 2016 Jun 15; 266:21-31

Bioexponential longitudinal relaxation in white matter: characterization and impact on T1 mapping with IR-FSE and MP2RAGE
Rioux J, Levesque I, Rutt B
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2016 Jun;75(6):2265-77

Stimulation of apoptotic pathways in liver cancer cells: an alternative perspective on the biocompatibility and the utility of biomedical glasses
Kilcup N, Gaynard S, Zwanziger U, Tonkopi E, Hayes J, Boyd D
Journal of Biomaterials Applications 2016 May;30(10):1445-49

Percutaneous transcatheter embolization of active haemorrhage following radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma
Dmytriw A, Rivers-Bowerman M
BMJ Case Reports 2016 May 26 online

Sequential right and left ventricular assessment in post Tetralogy of Fallot patients with significant pulmonary regurgitation
Wijesekera V, Raju R, Precious B
Congenital Heart Disease 2016 May 26 online

Using lymph node swelling as a potential biomarker for successful vaccination
Brewer K, et al .....  Bowen C
Oncotarget 2016 May;7(24):

Computer vision tool and technician as first reader of lung cancer screening CT scans
Ritchie A .... et al, Manos D.  Pan-Canadian Early Detection of Lung Cancer Study Group.
Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2016 May;11(5):709-17

CT perfusion in acute stroke: "Black Holes" on time-to-peak image maps indicate unsalvageable brain
Meagher R, Shankar J
Journal of Neuroimaging 2016 May 12 online

Fat-suppressed alternating-SSFP for whole-brain fMRI using breath-hold and visual stimulus paradigms
Jou T, Patterson S, Bowen C
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2016 May;75(5):1978-88

Role of neuroimaging in first seizure diagnosis
Crocker C, Pohlmann-Eden B, Schmidt M
Seizure 2016 May online

A 12-year-old girl with right-sided hip pain
Amoako-Tuffour Y, Gundogan M
Dalhousie Medical Journal 2016 Spring;42(2):12-14

Evidence of a complex species controlling the setting reaction of glass ionomer cements
Dickey B, Price R, Boyd D
Dental Materials 2016 Apr;32(4):596-605

Effect of curing light emission spectrum on the nanohardness and elastic modulus of two bulk-fill resin composites
Issa Y, Watts D, Boyd D, Price R
Dental Materials 2016 Apr;32(4):535-50

Comparison of image quality, and diagnostic interpretability of a new volumetric high temporal resolution scanner vs. 64-slice MDCT
Raju R, Cury R, Precious B, et al.
Clinical Imaging 2016 Mar-Apr;40(2):205-11

Middle cerebral artery territory infarct secondary to carotid artery dissection: a case report and brief review
Macdonald I, Schmidt M, Phillips S
UTMJ University ofToronto Medical Journal 2016 March;93(2):14-18

Bowel sonography and MR enterography in children
Ahmad T, Walters T, Greer M-L, Navarro O
AJR American Journal of Roentgenology 2016 Jan;206(1):173-81

Postirradiation pseudosclerodermatous panniculitis with involvement of breast parenchyma: a dramatic example of a rare entity and a pitfall in diagnosis
Shirsat H, Walsh N, McDonald L, Rutledge R, Porter G, Barnes P
Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 2016 March online

Predicting EGFR mutation status in lung cancer: proposal for a scoring model using imaging and demographic characteristics

Sabri A, Batool M, Xu Z, Bethune D, Abdolell A, Manos D
European Radiology 2016 November;26(11):4141-47

Onyx vs. nBCA and coils in the treatment of intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas
Choo D, Shankar J
Interventional Neuroradiology 2016 Apr;22(2):212-16

Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor diagnosis after partial resection of dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor: case report and review of the literature
Nadi M, Ahmad T, Huang A, Hawkins C, Bouffet E, Kulkarni A
Pediatric Neurosurgery 2016 Mar;51(4):191-98

Improving fMRI reliability in presurgical mapping for brain tumours
Stevens T, Clarke D, Stroink G, Beyea S, D'Arcy R
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 2016 Mar;87(3):267-74

SILK flow diverter for complex intracranial aneurysms: a Canadian registry
Shankar J
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2016 Mar;8(3):273-78

Intra-arterial therapy and post-treatment infarct volumes: insights from the ESCAPE randomized controlled trial
Al-Ajlan F, Goyal M, Demchuk A .... Shankar J, ESCAPE Trial Investigators
Stroke 2016 Mar;47(3):777-81

Perfusion imaging of tumefactive demyelinating lesions compared to high grade gliomas
Parks N, Bhan V, Shankar J
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2016 Mar;43(2):316-18

Developing an in situ forming polyphosphate coacervate as a new liquid embolic agent: from experimental design to pilot animal study
Momeni A, Valliant E, Brennan-Pierce E, Shankar J, Abraham R, Colp P, Filiaggi M
Acta Biomaterials 2016 Mar 1;32:286-297

Utility of relative and absolute measures of mammographic density vs. clinical risk factors in evaluating breast cancer risk at time of screening mammography
Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Lightfoot C, Payne J, Caines J, Iles S
British Journal of Radiology 2016 Mar;89(1059): 20150522

Consistency of visual assessments of mammographic breast density from vendor-specific "for presentation" images
Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Lightfoot C, Barkova E, McQuaid M, Caines J, Iles S
Journal of Medical Imaging 2016 Jan-Mar;3(1): 0011004

LVIS Jr "shelf" technique: an alternative to Y stent-assisted aneurysm coiling
Du E, Shankar J
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2016 Feb 4 (E-pub)

Amplatzer vascular plug for rapid vessel occlusion in interventional neuroradiology
Banfield J, Shankar J
Interventional Neuroradiology 2016 Feb;22(1):116-21

Long term prognostic utility of coronary CT angiography in patients with no modifiable coronary artery disease risk factors: results from the 5-year follow-up of the CONFIRM International Multicenter Registry
Cheruvu C, Precious B, Naoum C et al
Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2016 Jan-Feb;10(1):22-27

Assessment of effective dose from cone beam CT imaging in SPECT/CT examination in comparison with other modalities
Tonkopi E, Ross A
Radiation Protection Dosimetry 2016 Jan;13:105

Serial quantitative computed tomography perfusion in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
Lum C, Hogan M, Sinclair J, English S, Lesiuk H, Shankar J, Ayoub H
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences  2016 Jan 13:1-6 (E-pub) 

Normalized apparent diffusion coefficient in the prognostication of patients with glioblastoma multiforme
Shankar J, Bata A, Ritchie K, Hebb A, Walling S
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2016 Jan;43(1):127-33

CT perfusion in acute stroke predicts final infarct volume - inter-observer study
Shankar J, Langlands G, Doucette S, Phillips S
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2016 Jan;43(1):93-97

A case study of symptomatic retroclival ecchordosis physaliphora: CT and MR imaging
Ferguson C, Clarke D, Sinha N, Shankar J
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2016 Jan;43(1):210-12

Methotrexate-loaded glass ionomer cements for drug release in the skeleton: an examination of composition-property relationships
Kiri L, Filiaggi M, Boyd D
Journal of Biomaterials Applications 2016 Jan;30(6):732-39

Structural analysis of xSrO-(50-x)CaO-50P2O5 glasses with x=0, 5 or 10 mol% for potential use in a local delivery system for osteomyelitis treatment
Comeau P, Filiaggi M
Materirls in Science & Engineering C 2016 Jan;58: 639-47

2015 Publications

Unanticipated stabilization of zinc-silicate glasses by addition of lanthanum: implications for therapeutic inorganic ion delivery systems
Kilcup N, Werner-Zwanziger U, Tonkopi E, Boyd D
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 2015;429:83-92

Stimulation of apoptotic pathways in liver cancer cells: an alternative perspective on the biocompatibility and the utility of biomedical glasses
Kilcup N, Gaynard S, Werner-Zwanziger U, Tonkopi E, Hayes J, Boyd D
J Biomater Appl 2015 Dec 15 (E-pub)

Using MRI to evaluate and predict therapeutic success from depot-based cancer vaccines
DeBay D, Brewer K, leBlanc S, Weir G, Stanford M, Mansour M, Bowen C
Molecular Therapy - Methods & Clinical Development 2015 Dec;2:15048 (E-pub)

Radiation exposure from CT scanning in the resuscitative phase of trauma care: a level one trauma centre experience
Beatty L, Furey E, Daniels C, Berman A, Tallon J
Can J Emerg Med 2015 Nov:1-7

Response to Letter of Appropriateness
Eddy K, et al.
Can J Assoc Radiol 2015 Nov;66(4):395-6

Consistency of visual assessments of mammographic breast density from vendor-specific "for presentation" images
Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Lightfoot C, Barkova E, McQuaid M, Caines J, Iles S
Journal of Medical Imaging 2015 Oct online

The relevance of neuropsychiatric symptoms and cognitive problems in new-onset epilepsy - current knowledge and understanding
Pohlmann-Eden B, .... Crocker C, et al
Epilepsy & Behavior 2015 Oct;51:199-209

Childhood exposure to ionizing radiation from computed tomography imaging in Nova Scotia
Inman M, Otley A, Dummer T, Cui Y, Schmidt M, Parker L
Paediatr Child Health 2015 Oct;20(7):381-85

Incidental findings and the minimal risk standard in pediatric neuroimaging research
Schmidt M, Hadskis M, Downie J, Marshall J
IRB: Ethics & Human Research 2015 Sept-Oct; 37(5):11-19

Fourth ventricle choroid plexus xanthogranuloma causing hydrocephalus
Ferguson C, Walling S, Easton A, Shankar J
Can J Neurol Sci 2015 Sept;00:1-3

Recent trends in breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening test utilization in Canada, using self-reported data from 2008 to 2012
Major D, Armstrong D, Bryant H, Cheung W, Decker K, Doyle G, McLachlin C, Niu J, Payne J, Shukla N
Current Oncology 2015 Aug;22(4):297-302

Benign and malignant male breast diseases: radiologic and pathologic correlation
Yen P, Sinha N, Barnes P, Butt R, Iles S
Can Assoc Radiol J 2015 Aug;66:198-207

ACR select identifies inappropriate underutilization of magnetic resonance imaging in British Columbia
Eddy K, Beaton S, Eddy R
Can Assoc Radiol J 2015 Aug;66(3):208-11

Composition-property relationships for radiopaque composite materials: pre-loaded drug-eluting beads for transarterial chemoembolization
Boyd D, Abraham R, Kehoe S, Tonkopi E
J Biomat Appl 2015 Jul;30(1):93-103

Dynamism of the aortic annulus: effect of diastolic vs. systolic CT annular measurements on device selection in transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Murphy D, Blanke P, Alaamri S, Naoum C, Rubinshtein R, Pache G, Precious B, et al
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2015 July 26 (e-pub ahead of print)

Cerebral vascular malformations: time-resolved CT angiography compared to DSA
Shankar J, Lum C, Chakraborty S, dos Santos M
The Neuroradiology Journal 2015 Jun;28(3): 310-15

Investigating the impact of positron emission tomography vs. computed tomography alone for high-risk volume selection in head and neck and lung patients undergoing radiotherapy
Davis C-A, Abdolell M, Burrell S
J Med Imag & Radiat Sci 2015 June; 46(2): 148-55

Establishment of CT diagnostic reference levels in province of Nova Scotia
Tonkopi E, Abdolell M
Medical Physics 2015 Jun;42(6):3249

Fat-suppressed alternating-SSFP for whole-brain fMRI using breath-hold and visual stimulus paradigms
Jou T, Patterson S, Bowen C
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2015 June online

Dynamic trajectory-based couch motion for improvement of radiation therapy trajectories
in cranial SRT
MacDonald R, Thomas C
Medical Physics 2015 May;42(5):2317-2325

Canadian Expert Panel Recommendations for MRI use in MS diagnosis and monitoring
Traboulsee A, et al ... Vandorpe R
Can J Neurol Sci 2015 May;42:159-67

SILK flow diverter for complex intracranial aneurysms: a Canadian registry
Shankar J, et al
J Neurointervent Surg 2015 May;0:1-6

Accuracy of identifying the cricothyroid membrane by anesthesia trainees and staff in a Canadian institution
Lamb A, Hung O, Zhang J, Flemming B, et al
Can J Anesth 2015 May;63:495-503

High resolution multi-arterial phase MRI improves lesion contrast in chronic liver disease
Clarke S, Saranathan M, Rettmann D, Hargreaves B, Wasanawala S
Clin Invest Med 2015 May;38(3):E90-99

Atypical femoral fractures: a teaching perspective
Khan A, Leslie W, Lentle B, Iles S, Kaiser S, Frame H, Burrell S, Cheung A
Can Assoc Radiol J 2015 May;6:102-7

Radiation dose from 3D rotational vs. conventional 2D digital subtraction angiography in intracranial aneurysm coiling
Tonkopi E, Al-Habsi A, Shankar J
Can J Neurol Sci 2015 May;42(3):176-80

Common normal variants of pediatric vertebral development that mimic fractures: a pictorial review from a national longitudinal bone health study
Jaremko J, et al ...  O'Brien K
Pediatric Radiology 2015 Apr;45(4): 593-605

Radiology education in undergraduate medicine: too little too late?
Dmytriw A, Mok P, Gorelik N, Kavanaugh J, Brown P
Medical Science Educator 2015 April;25:223-227

Plasma pro-surfactant protein B and lung function decline in smokers
Leung J, et al ... Manos D
Eur Respir J 2051 Apr;45(4):1037-45

Fractional flow reserve modeled from resting coronary CT angiography: state of the science
Precious B, Blanke P, Norgaard B, Leipsic J, Min J
Am J Roentgenol 2015 March;204:W243-248

Improving fMRI reliability in presurgical mapping for brain tumours
Stevens T, Clarke D, Stroink G, Beyea S, D'Arcy R
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatr 2015 Mar;0:1-8

A prospective cohort study of the feasibility and efficacy of iron reduction by phlebotomy in recipients of hematopoietic SCT (Letter to Editor)
Kew A, Clarke S, Ridler A, Burrell S, Edwards J, Doucette S, Couban S
Bone Marrow Transplant 2015 Mar;50(3):457-8

Incidence and severity of paravalvular aortic regurgitation with multidetector computed tomography nominal area oversizing or undersizing after transcatheter heart valve
Yang T, et al .... Precious B
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2015 Mar;8(3):462-71

Percutaneous native renal biopsy adequacy: a successful interdepartmental quality improvement activity
Geldenhuys L, Keough V
Can J Kidney Health & Dis 2015 Mar;2(1):8 online

Randomized assessment of rapid endovascular treatment of ischemic stroke
Goyal M ...... Shankar J, et al (ESCAPE Trial)
New Engl J Med 2015 Mar 12;372(11):1019-30

Comments on Shemie et al: International guidelines development for the determination of death (Letter)
Shankar J, Banfield J
Intensive Care Medicine 2015 Mar;41:571

Patterns of health care utilization preceding a colorectal cancer diagnosis are strong predictors of dying quickly following diagnosis

Urquhart R, Johnston G, Abdolell M, Porter G
BMC Palliative Care 2015 Jan 20;14:2

A pilot randomized controlled trial comparing CABG surgery performed with total arterial grafts or without
Le J, Baskett R, Buth K, Hirsch G, Brydie A, Gayner R, Legare J-F
J Cardiothorac Surg 2015 Jan 8;19(1):1

48 year-old woman with right leg and arm numbness
Sinha N, Woof J, Shankar J, Gorman P, Macaulay R
Brain Pathol 2015 Jan;25(1):109-10

2014 Publications

Multidetector computed tomography of mesenteric ischaemia
Costa A
Insights Imaging 2014 Dec;5:657-66

A simplified D-shaped model of the mitral annulus to facilitate CT-based sizing before transcatheter mitral valve implantation
Blanke P, Precious B, Alaamri S, Hague C, Murphy D, Leipsic J
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2014 Dec;8: 459-67

Clearance of depot vaccine SPIO-labeled antigen and substrate visualized using MRI
Brewer K, Lake K, Pelot N, Stanford M, DeBay D, Penwell A, Weir G, Karkada M, Mansour M, Bowen C
Vaccine 2014 Dec;32:6956-62

Pan-Canadian study of mammography screening and mortality from breast cancer
Coldman A, Phillips N, Wilson C, Decker K, Chiarelli A, Brisson J, Zhang B, Payne J, Doyle G, Ahmad R
Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2014 Nov;106(11):1-7

How best to determine the mortality benefit from screening mammography: dueling results and methodologies from Canada (Editorial)
Coldman A, Phillips N, Wilson C, Decker K, Chiarelli A, Brisson J, Zhang B, Payne J, Doyle G, Ahmad R
Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2014 Nov

Pre-clinical study of drug combinations that reduce breast cancer burden due to aberrant mTOR and metabolism promoted by LKB1 loss
Andrade-Vieiera R, Goguen D, Bentley H, Bowen C, Marignani P
Oncotarget, Advance Publications 2014 Oct

Effect of y-irradiation and accelerated aging on composition-structure-property relationships for radiopaque embolic microspheres
Boyd D, Abraham R, Kehoe S, Tonkopi E
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 2014 Oct;402: 84-90

Proximal opening wedge osteotomy with wedge-plate fixation compared with proximal chevron osteotomy for the treatment of hallux valgus: a prospective, randomized study
Glazebrook M, Copithorne P, Boyd G, Daniels T, Lalanne D, Francis P, Hickey M
J Bone Joint Surg Am 2014 Oct 1;96(19): 1585-92

Faster and improved 3-D head digitization in MEG using Kinect
Murthy S, MacLellan M, Beyea S, Bardouille T
Frontiers in Neuroscience 2014 Oct;8:1-7

Temporal analysis of dissolution by-products and genotoxic potential of spherical zinc-silicate bioglass: imageable beads for transarterial embolization
Boyd D, Abraham R, Kehoe S, Tonkopi E
J Biomat Appl 2014 Oct;29(4):566-81

A systematic review and meta-analysis of palpation vs. ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules
Matz J, Abdolell M, Hayden J, Nasser J
Dalhousie Medical Journal 2014 Fall;41(1)

Iterative reconstruction for head CT: effects on radiation dose and image quality
Rivers-Bowerman M, Shankar J
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2014 Sep;41(5):620-25

Transfemoral aortic valve implantation for severe aortic stenosis in a patient with dextrocardia situs inversus
Good R, Morgan K, Brydie A, Beydoun H, Nadeem S
Can J Cardiol 2014 Sep;30(9):1108e1-e3

Dysmetropsia and Cotards syndrome due to migrainous infarction - or not?
Parks N, Rigby H, Gubitz G, Shankar J, Purdy A
Cephalalgia 2014 Sep;34(9):717-20

Reduced iodine load with CT coronary angiography using dual-energy imaging:
a prospective randomized trial compared with standard coronary CT angiography

Raju R, Thompson A, Lee K, Precious B, et al
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2014 Sep;8: 282-88

What is the data-defined length for short time from diagnosis to death that is associated with a low rate of palliative care enrolment for persons with colorectal cancer?
Roach S, Steenbeck A, Abdolell M, Urquhart R, Johnston G
BMJ Support Palliat Care
2014 Aug 5 online

A classification tree for the prediction of benign vs. malignant disease in patients with small renal masses
Rendon R, Mason R, Kirby S, Lawen J, Abdolell M
Can J Urol 2014 Aug;21(4):7379-84

Functional MRI activation in white matter during the Sumbol Digit Modalities test
Gawryluk , Mazerolle E, Beyea S, D'Arcy R 
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 2014 Aug 4 online.

Spinal dural arteriovenous fistula: correlation between radiological and clinical findings
Yen P, Ritchie K, Shankar J
J Neurosurg Spine 2014 Aug 15 online

Dual-energy KUB radiographic examination for the detection of renal calculus
Yen P
, Bailly G, Pringle C, Barnes D
Acad Radiol 2014 Aug;21(8):1035-37

The burden of false-positive results in analog and digital screening mammography: experience of the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program
Payne J, Martin T, Caines J
, Duggan R
Can Assoc Radiol J 2014 Aug 16 online

Development of recommendations for radiologists regarding the evaluation and management of osteoporisis when reporting major osteoporoioc fractures in those over age 50 (Abstract)
Frame H, Burrell S, Iles S
Journal of Clinical Densitometry 2014 Jul;17(3): 420 (Abstract)

Resource utilization and costs during the initial years of lung cancer screening with computed tomography in Canada
Pan-Canadian Lung Cancer Early Detection Study Team (includes Johnston M, Manos D, Xu Z)
Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2014 online

Early detection of cerebral glucose uptake changes in the 5XFAD mouse
Macdonald I, DeBay D, Reid G, O'Leary T, Jollymore C, Mawko G, Burrell S, Martin E, Bowen C, Brown R, Darvesh S
Current Alzheimer Research 2014 Jun;11(5): 450-60

Evaluation of whole brain health in aging and Alzheimer's disease: a standard procedure for scoring an MRI-based brain atrophy and lesion index
Guo H, Song X, Schmidt M, Vandorpe R, Yang Z, LeBlanc E, Zhang J, Beyea S, et al
J Alzheimer's Disease 2014 Jun;42(2):691-703

Live liver donors' risk thresholds: risking a life to save a life
Molinari M, Matz J, DeCoutere S, El-Tawil K, Abu-Wasel B, Keough V
HPB Oxford 2014 Jun;16(6):560-74

Diagnosing vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage: CTA and CTP
Wilson C, Shankar J
Can J Neurol Sci 2014 May;41(3):314-19

The Lung Reporting and Data System (LU-RADS): A Proposal for Computed Tomography Screening
Manos D, Sely J, Taylor J, Borgaonkar J, Roberts H, Mayo J
Can Assoc Radiol J 2014 May;65(2):121-34

Groove pancreatitis: a common condition that is uncommonly diagnosed preoperatively
Gupta R, Williams G, Keough V
Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2014 Apr;29(4): 181-82

The yield of CT pulmonary angiograms to exclude acute pulmonary embolism
Costa A
Emerg Radiol 2014 Apr;21:133-41

Advances in high-field magnetic resonance spectroscopy in Alzheimers disease
Zhang N, Song X, Bartha R, Beyea S, D'Arcy R, Zhang Y, Rockwood K
Current Alzheimer Research 2014 Mar 2 online

Is lower socioeconomic status associated with more advanced thyroid cancer stage at presentation? A study in two Canadian centres
Siu S, McDonald J, Rajaraman M, et al ... Burrell S Thyroid 2014 Mar;24(3):545-51

Continously moving table aorto-iliofemoral run-off contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography: image quality analysis in comparison to the multistep acquisition
Asbach P, Meade M, Sattenberg R, Klessen C, Huppertz A, Heidenreich J
Acta Radiol 2014 Mar;55(3):266-72

Evaluation of common structural brain changes in aging and Alzheimer disease with the use of an MRI-based brain atrophy and lexion index: a comparison between T1W1 and T2W1 at 1.5T and 3T
Guo H, Song X, Vandorpe R, Zhang Y, Chen W, Zhang N, Schmidt M, Rockwood K
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2014 Mar;35(3): 504-12

Peripheral dysgraphia: dissociations of lowercase from uppercase letters and of print from cursive writing
Ingles J, Fisk J, Fleetwood I, Burrell S, Darvesh S
Cogn Behav Neurol 2014 Mar;2(1):31-47

Non-specific orbital inflammation mimicking a subperiosteal abscess: a case report
Neufeld A, Maleki B, Shankar J
JSM Ophthalmol 2014;2(2):1019

Surgical therapy of a large pancreatic solid-pseudo-papillary neoplasm during pregnancy
MacDonald F, Keough V, Huang W, Molinari M
BMJ Case Rep 2014 Jan 20 online

Identification of blunt abdominal injuries in children
Hynic N, Brennan M, Schmit P, Noseworthy S, Yanchar N
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2014 Jan;76(1):95-100

Rupture of aneurysms in the immediate post-coiling period
Dmytriw A, Pickett G, Shankar J
J Neurointervent Surg 2014 Jan;6:16-18

2013 Publications

Compressed sensing reconstruction improves sensitivity of variable density spiral fMRI
Holland D, Lui C, Song X, Mazerolle E, Stevens T, Sederman A, Gladden L, D'Arcy R, Bowen C, Beyea S.
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2013 Dec;70:1634-1643.

The Halifax Acute Stroke Imaging Study (HASIS): Does CT perfusion scanning in acute ischmemic stroke predict final infarct volume?
Langlands G, Shankar J, Simpkin W, Christian C, Phillips S.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psych 2013 Nov;84(11):e2.

Canadian Association of Radiologists Technical Standards for Bone Mineral Densitometry Reporting
Siminoski K, O'Keeffe M, Brown J, Burrell S, et al.
Can Assoc Radiol J 2013 Nov;64:281-294.

Improving management of osteoporosis through simple changes in reporting fragility fractures
Burrell S, Frame H, Ganguli S, Iles S, Khan A.
Can Assoc Radiol J 2013 Nov;64:278-280.

Thresholds in fMRI studies: reliable for single subjects?
Stevens T, D'Arcy R, Stroink G, Clarke D, Beyea S.
Journal of Neuroscience Methods 2013 Oct 15;219:312-323.

Probability of cancer in pulmonary noduls detected on first screening CT
McWilliams A, ... Johnston M, Manos D.
NEJM N Engl J Med 2013 Sept 5;369(10):910-919.|

Assessing the accuracy of endoscopic estimates of lesion size in urology using in vitro models of the urinary tract
Massaro P, Abdolell M, Norman R.
Journal of Endourology 2013 Sep;27(9):1166-1171.

Mixture designs to assess composition-structure-property relationships in SiO2-CaO-ZnO-La2O3-TiO2-MgO-SrO-Na2O glasses: potential materials for embolization
Kehoe S, Langman M, Zwanziger U, Abraham R, Boyd D.
J Biomater Appl 2013 Sep;28(3):416-433.

A novel use for myocardial perfusion scans: diagnosis of bile duct injury
Donahoe L, Barnes D, Alwayn I.
BMJ Case Reports 2013 Aug;7:1-3.

Evaluation of common structural brain changes in aging and Alzheimer disease with the use of an MRI-based brain atrophy and lesion index: a comparison between T1W1 and T2W1 at 1.5 T and 3T
Guo H, Song X, Vandorpe R, Zhang Y, Chen W, Zhang N, Schmidt M, Rockwood K.
AJNR Am J NeuroRadiol 2013;Aug 29.

CT dose optimization for whole-body PET/CT examinations
Tonkopi E, Ross A, MacDonald A.
AJR Am J Roentgenol 2013 Aug;201:257-262.

Spatial MEG laterality maps for language: clinical applications in epilepsy
D'Arcy R, Bardouille T, Newman A, et al.
Human Brain Mapping 2013 Aug;34(8):1749-1760.

Preliminary investigation of the dissolution behavior, cycocompatibility, effects of fibrinogen conformation and platelet adhesion for radiopaque embolic particles

Kehoe S, Tremblay M-L, Coughlan A, Towler M, Rainey J, Abraham R, Boyd D.
J Funct Biomater 2013 July;4:89-113.

Cone beam CT: an additional imaging tool in the interventional treatment and management of low-flow vascular malformations
Lightfoot C, Ju Y, Dubois J, Abdolell M.
J Vasc Intervent Radiol 2013 July;24(7):981-988.

Quantification of superparamagnetic iron oxide using inversion recovery balanced steady-state free precession
Pelot N, Bowen C.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2013 July;31(6):953-960.

CT perfusion in the management of acute stroke. Letter.
Yen P, Bhan V, Gubitz G, Shankar J.
Can J Neurological Sci 2013 July;40(4):616-617.

Enhancement of bone consolidation in mandibular distraction osteogenesis: a contemporary review of experimental studies involving adjuvant therapies
Hong P, Boyd D, Beyea S, Bezuhly M.
J Plastic Reconstruct Aesthet Surgery 2013 July;66(7):883-895.

Optical detection of gold nanoparticles in a prostate-shaped porcine phantom
Grabtchak S, Tonkopi E, Whelan W.
Journal of Biomedical Optics 2013 July;18(7):077005:1-10.

CT perfusion for confirmation of brain death
Shankar J, Vandorpe R.
AJNR Am J NeuroRadiol 2013 June;34(6):1175-1179.

Can we develop pathology-specific MRI contrast for MR-negative epilepsy?
Feindel K.
Epilepsia 2013 May;54(s2):71-74.

Biliary stent therapy for dominant stricutres in patients affected by primary sclerosing cholangitis
Abu-Wasel B, Keough V, Renfrew P, Molinari M.
Pathobiology 2013 May;80(4):182-193.

Statistical evaluation of a fully automated mammographic breast density algorithm
Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Schaller G, Caines J.
Comput Math Methods Med 2013 May 8.

Impact of hepatocyte growth factor on skeletal myoblast transplantation late after myocardial infarction
O'Blenes S, Li A, Bowen C, DeBay D, Althobaiti M, Clarke J.
Drug Target Insights 2013 May 6;7:9-17.

Canadian urology resident scholarly performance
Andrews J, Abdolell M, Norman R.
Canadian Urological Assoc J 2013 May;7(5-6):E402-406.

A conceptual framework for the use of neuroimaging to study and predict pharmcoresistance in epilepsy
Pohlmann-Eden B, Crocker C, Schmidt M.
Epilepsia 2013 May;54(Suppl S2):75-79.

Angioarchitecture of brain AVM determines the presentation with seizures: proposed scoring system
Shankar J, Menezes R, Pohlmann-Eden B, Wallace C, terBrugge K, Krings T.
AJNR Am J NeuroRadiol 2013 May;34(5):1028-1034.

Evaluation of perfusion CT in grading and prognostication of high grade gliomas at diagnosis: a pilot study
Shankar J, Woulfe J, Da Silva V, Nguyen T.
AJR Am J Roentgenol 2013 May;200(5):W504-509.

Virtual reality simulator: demonstrated use in neurosurgical oncology
Clarke D, D'Arcy R, Delorme S, et al.
Surgical Innovation 2013 April;20(2):190-197.

Clinical and radiographic outcomes of the mobility total ankle arthroplasty system: early results from a prospective multicenter study
Sproule J, Chin T, Amin A, Daniels T, Younger A, Boyd G, Glazebrook M.
Foot & Ankle International 2013 April;34(4):491-497.

Sensitivity to white matter fMRI activation increases with field strength
Mazerolle E, Gawryluk J, Dillen K, Patterson S, Feindel K,
Beyea S
, Stevens T, Newman A, Schmidt M, D'Arcy R.
PloS One 2013 March;8(3):e58130:1-12.

In vivo detection of human TRPV6-rich tumors with anti-cancer peptides derived from Soricidin
Bowen C, Debay D, Ewart H, et al.
PLoS One 2013 March;8(3):e58866:1-11.

Interstitial detection of gold nanoparticles in deep tissues with opitcal radiance using porcine phantom
Grabtchak S, Tonkopi E, Whelan W.
Proceedings of SPIE 2013;86721E:1-8.

Strongly magnetic iron nanoparticles improve the diagnosis of small tumours in the reticuloendothelial system by magnetic resonance imaging
Ferguson P, Feindel K, Slocombe A, et al.
PLoS One 2013 Feb;8(2):e56572:1-7.

SILK flow-diverter for treatment of intracranial aneurysms: initial experience and cost analysis
Shankar J, Vandorpe R, Pickett G, Maloney W.
J Neurointervent Surg 2013 Feb 19;iii11-15 online.

Magnetic resonance imaging findings in a case of congenital rubella encephalitis
Sawlani V, Shankar J, White C.
Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2013 Winter;24(4):e122-123.

A review of interval breast cancers diagnosed among participants of the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program 
Payne J, Caines J, Gallant J, Foley T.
Radiology 2013 Jan;266(1):96-103.

Histological percutaneous diagnosis of Stage IV microcystic serous cystadeno-carcinoma of the pancreas
Bassam A-W, Keough V, Huang W, Molinari M.
BMJ Case Report 2013 Jan 30:1-7 (online).

Rupture of aneurysms in the immediate post-coiling period
Dmytriw A, Pickett G, Shankar J.
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2013 January 7 epub ahead of print.

2012 Publications

Factors affecting long term restenosis after carotid stenting for carotid atherosclerotic disease.
Shankar J, Zhang J, Santos M, Lesiuk H, Moham R, Lum C.
Neuroradiology 2012 Dec; 54(12):1347-1353.

Predicting the thermal responses and radiopacity of multicomponent zinc-silicate bioglasses: a focus on  ZnO, La2O3, SiO2 and TiO2
Kehoe S, Tonkopi E, Abraham R, Boyd D.
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 2012 Dec;358(23): 3388-3395.

Improved localization accuracy in magnetic source imaging using a 3-D laser scanner.
Bardouille T, Krishnamurthy S, Hajra S, D'Arcy R.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 2012 Dec;59(12):3491-3497.

The effect of osteopathic manual therapy on the vascular supply to the lower extremity in individuals with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized trial.
Jardine W, Gillis C, Rutherford D.
Int J Osteopath Med 2012;15:125-133.

Information processing and magnetic resonance imaging indices of brain pathology in multiple sclerosis.
Omisade A, Fisk J, Klein R, Schmidt M, Darvesh S, Bhan V.
International Journal of MS Care 2012 Oct;14:84-91.

Positron emission tomography/computed tomography for the diagnosis and assessment of giant cell arteritis: when to consider it and why.
Clifford A, Burrell S, Hanly J.
Journal of Rheumatology 2012 Oct;39(10):1909-1911.

Overlapping compared with end-to-end repair of complete third-degree or fourth-degree obstetric tears.
Farrell S, Flowerdew G, Gilmour D, Turnbull G, Schmidt M, et al.
Obstetrics & Gynecology 2012 Oct;120(4):1-6.

Variability in CKD stage in outpatients followed in two large renal clinics.
Sikaneta T, Abdolell M, Taskapan H, et al.
Int Urol Nephrol 2012 Oct;44(5):1461-1466.

A rare grade III symptomatic Tsunoda class III left lobe hepatolithiasis in a North American woman.
Abu-Wasel B, Keough V, Molinari M.
BMJ Case Reports 2012 Oct 30:1-4.

Degradation and drug release in calcium polyphosphate bioceramics: an MRI-based characterization.
Bray J, Filiaggi M, Bowen C, Beyea S.
Acta Biomaterialia 2012 Oct;8(10:3821-3831.

White vs. gray matter: fMRI hemodynamic responses show similar characteristics ...
Fraser L, Stevens T, Beyea S, D'Arcy R.
BMC Neuroscience 2012 Aug 1;13(91):1-6.

Comparing gray and white matter fMRI activation using asymmetric spin echo spiral.
McWhinney S, Mazerolle E, Gawryluk J, Beyea S, D'Arcy R.
J Neuroscience Methods 2012 Aug 15:209(2):351-356.

Liver abscess caused by toothpick and treated by laparoscopic left hepatic resection: case report and literature review.
Abu-Wasel B, Eltawil K, Keough V.
BMJ Case Reports 2012 Aug 8:1-4.

Sump syndrome as a complication of choledochoduodenostomy.
Qadan M, Clarke S, Morrow E, Triadafilopoulos G, Visser B.
Digestive Diseases in Science 2012 Aug;57:2011-2015.

Giant left atrial appendage aneurysm in a neonate.
Clarke J, Zvaigzne C, Disler D, Giuffre M, Rebeyka I, Patton D.
World Journal of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 2012 July;3(3):392-395.

Anatomical distribution of vertebral fractures: comparison of pediatric an adult spines.
Siminoski K, .... O'Brien K, et al.
Osteoporosis Int 2012 July;23:1999-2008.

Diagnostic considerations in acute MS lesions with restricted diffusion on MRI.
Rigby H, Maloney W, Bhan V.
Can J  Neurological Sciences 2012 Jul;39(4):525-526.

Signal displacement in spiral-in acquisitions: simulations and implications for imaging in SFG regions.
Brewer K, Rioux J, Klassen M, Bowen C, Beyea S.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2012 July;30(6):753-763.

Technique for plain CT and CT angiogram of the head in an obese patient.  Letter.
Shankar J, Pickett G, Receveur D.
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2012 July;39(4): 546-47.

Subarachnoid hemorrhage following posterior spinal artery aneurysm rupture
Shankar J, terBrugge K, Krings T.
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2012 July;39(4): 531-32.

DIfferential Subsampling with Cartesian Ordering (DISCO): A high spatio-temporal resolution Dixon imaging sequence for multiphasic contrast enhanced abdominal imaging.
Saranathan M, Rettmann D, Hargreaves B, Clarke S, Vasanawala S.
Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2012 June;35: 1484-92.

Unilateral vocal cord paralysis: a review of CT findings, mediastinal causes, and the course of recurrent larnygeal nerves.
Paquette C, Manos D, Psooy B.
RadioGraphics 2012 May-June;32(3):721-740.

Outcome in small aneurysms (< 4 mm) treated by endovascular coiling.
Lum C, Narayanam S, Silva L, Shankar J, et al.
J Neurointervent Surg 2012 May 1;4(3):196-198.

Intra and extra-hepatic cystadenoma of the biliary duct. Review of literature and radiological and pathological characteristics of a very rare case.
Soochan D, Keough V, Wanless I, Molinari M.
BMJ Case Reports 2012 April;4:1-5.

Quality of life and survival analysis of patients undergoing transarterial chemoembolization for primary hepatic malignancies: a prospective cohort study.
Eltawil K, Berry R, Abdolell M, Molinari M.
HPB (Oxford) 2012 May;14(5):341-350.

Parental comprehension following informed consent for pediatric cataract surgery
Erraguntla V, Abdolell M, De la Huerta I, Vohra S.
Can J Ophthalmol 2012 April;47(2):107-112.  

Multidetector computed tomography for detection and characterization of pulmonary hypertension in consideration of WHO classification.
Dornia C, Lange T, Behrens G, et al  Manos D, Hamer OW.
J Comput Assist Tomography 2012 March;36(2):175-180.

Local diagnostic reference levels for typical radiographic procedures.
Tonkopi E,  Daniels C, Gale J, Schofield S, Sorhaindo V, VanLarkin J. 
J Can Assoc Radiol 2012 March;63:237-241.

Spinal epidural arteriovenous fistula with double perimedullary reflux.
Shankar J, terBrugge K, Krings T.
Can J Neurol Sci 2012 March;39(2):239-241.

CT angiography for evaluation of cerebral vasospasm following subarachnoid haemorrhage.
Shankar J, Tan I, Krings T, terBrugge K, Agid R.
Neuroradiology 2012 March;54(30:197-203.

Analysis of survival predictors in a prospective cohort of patients undergoing transarterial chemoembo-lization for hepatocellular carcinoma in a single Canadian centre.
Eltawil K, Berry R, Abdolell M, Molinari M.
HPB (Oxford) 2012 March;14(3):162-170.

Quantification of superparamagnetic iron oxide with large dynamic range using turboSPI.
Rioux J, Brewer K, Beyea S, Bowen C.
J Magn Reson 2012 March;216:152-160.

Diagnose this: A 72-year-old woman with sudden loss of consciousness.
Dmytriw A, Pickett G, Schmidt M.
Dalhousie Medical Journal 2012 Winter; 39(1):13-15.

Coding system for computed tomographic angiography of inferior epigastric artery perforators in DIEP flaps.
Al-Dhamin A, Berry R, Prasad V, Martin A, Morris S.
Plast Reconstr Surg 2012 Feb;129(2):387e-388e.

False aneurysms after sagittal split ramus osteotomies.
Precious DS, Powell JE, Tuzuner AM, Schmidt M, Doucet J-C, Vandorpe R.
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2012 Jan;70(1):e58-e65.

Endovascular exclusion of a splenic artery aneurysm using a pipeline embolization device.
Abraham R, Illyas A, Marotta T, Casey P, Vair B, Berry R.
J Vasc Interv Radiol 2012 Jan;23:131-135.

Supervised exercise vs. primary stenting for claud-ication resulting from aortoiliac peripheral artery disease.  Six-month outcomes from the Claudication: Exercise Vs. Endoluminal Revascularization (CLEVER) study.
Murphy T, et al, for the CLEVER Study investigators: Berry R (PI for CH site).
Circulation 2012 Jan;125:130-139.

2011 Publications

Five things to know about imaging in urolithiasis.
Yen P, Baerlocher M.
CMAJ 2011 Dec 13;183(18):2133.

Nuclear medicine in the imaging and management of breast cancer
Barkova E, Burrell S.
Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology 2011 Dec 31;34(26):1-6.

Comparison of cancer care for hepatocellular carcinoma at two tertiary-care referral centers from high and low endemic regions for viral hepatitis.
Alsohaibani F, Porter G, Al-Ashgar H, Walsh M, Berry R, Molinari M, Peltekian K.
J Gastrointest Cancer 2011 Dec;42(4):228-235.

Microsurgical glue embolectomy of the middle cerebral artery following embolization of hemorrhagic maxillofacial arteriovenous malformation.
Ibrahim G, Shankar J, Abou-Hamden A, terBrugge K, Tymianski M.
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2011 Dec;18(12):1733-1736.

PET/CT aids the staging of and radiotherapy planning for early-stage extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type: A case series.
MacDonald S, Mulroy L, Wilke D, Burrell S.
Radiation Oncology 2011 Dec;6:182.

Pediatric magnetic resonance research and the minimal-risk standard.
Schmidt M, Marshall J, Downie J, Hadskis M.
IRB Ethics & Human Research 2011 Sept-Oct;33(5):1-5.

Neuroimaging in epilepsy: the state of the art.
Schmidt M, Pohlmann-Eden B.
Epilepsia 2011 Sept;52(Suppl):49-51.

Neuroimaging highlight: widespread symmetrical subcortical band heterotopia.
Emsley J, Rahey S, Sadler M, Schmidt M.
Can J Neurological Sciences 2011 Sept;38(5):758-759.

PET in Halifax
Chung J, VanZoost C, Burrell S.
Dalhousie Medical Journal 2011 Aug;38(1):3-11.

Comparison of long and short axis quantification of left ventricular volume parameters by cardiovascular magnetic resonance, with ex-vivo validation.
Childs H, Ma L, Ma M, Clarke J.
Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2011 Aug;13(40): 1-8.

Do family physicians request ultrasound scans appropriately?
Landry B, Barnes D, Keough V, Watson A, Rowe J, Mallory A, Abdolell M.
Canadian Family Physician 2011 Aug;57(8):e299-e304.

Detection vs. location judgments in a hidden pattern task: Functional MRI and behavioral correlates
Bolster R, D'Arcy R, Song X, Runke D, Ryner L.
J Clin Experimental Neuropsychology 2011 Aug;33(7):765-775.

Multiple spinal and cranial dural arteriovenous fistulas. Case report.
Shankar J. terBrugge K, Krings T.
J Neurosurg Spine 2011 July;15(1):113-116.

Whole brain CT perfusion on a 320-slice CT scanner
Shankar J, Lum C.
Indian J Radiol Imaging 2011 July;21(3):209-214.

Tracking cognitive changes in new-onset epilepsy: functional imaging challenges
D'Arcy R, Gawryluk J, Beyea S, Hajra S, Feindel K, Clarke D.
Epilepsia 2011 July;52(s4):43-46.

Diffusion tensor imaging and olfactory identification testing in early-stage Parkinson's disease
Rolheiser T, Fulton H, Good K, Fisk J, McKelvey J, Scherfler C, Khan N, Leslie R, Robertson H.
J Neurol 2011 July;258(7):1254-1260.

Oncology Part A: Positron Emission Tomography
Oncology Part B: Neuroendocrine Tumors
Radioisotope Therapy
Vascular and Red Blood Cell Imaging

Burrell S,   Chapters in:
Teaching Atlas of Nuclear Medicine,
2nd edition.  Donahoe KJ, Van den Abbeele AD, eds.
Published New York: Thieme, July 2011.

Amplatzer vascular plug for occlusion of parent artery in carotid blowout with active extravasation
Shankar J, Maloney W, Vandorpe R.
Interventional Neuroradiology 2011 June;17(2):224-227.

Immunohistochemical expression and prognostic value of ER, PR and HER2/neu in pancreatic and small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors
Arnason T, Sapp H, Barnes P, Drewniak M, Abdolell M, Rayson D.
Neuroendocrinology 2011 June;93(4):249-258.

Pediatric Neuroimaging Research
Hadskis M, Schmidt M.
Chapter 23: Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics.  Iles J, Sahakian B, ed. Published June 2011.

Investigation of fMRI activation in the internal capsule
Gawryluk J, Mazzerolle E, Brewer K, Beyea S, D'Arcy R.
BMC Neuroscience 2011 June;12(56):1-7.

Synthesis and preliminary evaluation of piperidinyl and pyrrolidinyl iodobenzoates as imaging agents for butyrylcholinesterase
Macdonald I, Reid G, Joy E, Pottie I, Matte G, Burrell S, Mawko G, Martin E, Darvesh S.
Mol Imaging Biol 2011;13:1250-1261.

Implementation of automated tube current modulation in PET/CT: prospective selection of a noise index and retrospective patient analysis to ensure image quality
Jackson J, Pan T, Tonkopi E, Swanston N, Macapinlac H, Rohren E. 
J Nucl Med Technol 2011 May 12;39:83-90. 

Growth kinetics of renal masses: analysis of a prospective cohort of patients undergoing active surveillance
Mason R, Abdolell M, Trottier G, Pringle C, Lawen J, Bell D, Jewett M, Klotz L, Rendon R.
European Urology 2011May;59(5):863-867. 

Altered processing of visual memory in patients with mesial temporal sclerosis
Shankar J, Ravishankar S, Sinha S, Jayakumar P.
J Neuroimaging  2011 April;21(2):138-144.

Towards brain first-aid: A diagnostic device for conscious awareness.
D'Arcy R
, Hajra S, Liu C, Sculthorpe L, Weaver D.
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2011 March;58(3):750-754.

Advances in perfusion magnetic resonance imaging in Alzheimer's disease
Chen W, Song X, Beyea S, D'Arcy R, Zhang Y, Rockwood K.
Alzheimers & Dementia 2011 March;7(2):185-196.

Clinical epidemiological analysis of the mortality rate of liver transplant candidates living in rural areas
Molinari M, Renfrew P, Petrie N, De Coutere S, Abdolell M.
Transplant International Journal  2011 March;24(3):292-299.

Limitations of minimally acceptable interpretive performance criteria for screening mammography
Letter to Editor.
Doyle G, Onysko J, Pogany L, Major D, Caines J, et al.
Radiology 2011 March;258(3):960-961.

Severe necrotizing pneumonia in a child with pandemic (H1N1) influenza
Yazer J, Giacomantonio M, MacDonald N, Lopushinsky S.
Can Med Assoc J 2011 Feb 8;183(2):215-219.

Angiographic evaluation of the effects of intra-arterial milrinone therapy in patients with vasospasm from aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
Shankar J, Dos Santos M, Silva L, Lum C.
Neuroradiology 2011 February;53(2):123-128. 

Comparison of clinical-pathologic characteristics and outcomes of true interval and screen-detected invasive breast cancer among participants of a Canadian breast screening program: a nested case-control study
Rayson D, Payne J, Abdolell M, Barnes P, McIntosh R, Foley T, Younis T, Burns A, Caines J.
Clinical Breast Cancer 2011 Feb;11(1):27-32.

Functional mapping in the corpus collosum: a 4T fMRI study of white matter
Gawryluk J, D'Arcy R, Mazerolle E, Brewer K, Beyea S.
Neuroimage 2011 Jan 1;54(1):10-15.

White matter hyperintensities in affected and unaffected late teenage and early adulthood offspring of bipolar parents: A two-center high-risk study
Gunde E, Novak T, Kopecek M, Schmidt M, et al.
Journal of Psychiatric Research 2011 Jan;45(1):76-82.

An MRI brain atrophy and lesion index to assess the progression of structural changes in Alzheimers' disease, mild cognitive impairment, and normal aging: a follow-up study
Zhang N, Song X, Zhang Y, Chen W, D'Arcy R, Darvesh S, Fisk J, Rockwood R.
J Alzheimers Disease 2011; 26 (Suppl 3):359-367.



2010 Publications

National Survey to identify subspecialties at risk for physician shortages in Canadian academic radiology departments
Ng K, Yazer J, Abdolell M, Brown P.
Can Assoc Radiol J 2010 Dec;61(5):252-257.

Tumour location as a predictor of benign disease in the management of renal masses
Mason R, Abdolell M, Rendon R.
Can Urol Assoc J 2010 Dec;4(6):414-418.

Improving the clinical assessment of consciousness with advances in electrophysiological and neuroimaging techniques
Gawryluk J, D'Arcy R, Connolly J, Weaver D.
BMC Neurology 2010;10(11):1-7.

Whole-brain perfusion imaging iwth 320-MDCT scanner: reducing radiation dose by increasing sampling interval
Shankar J, Lum C, Sharma M.
AJR AM J Roentgenol 2010 Nov;195:1183-1186.

Multifocal ERG defects associated with insufficient long-term glycemic control in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes
Lakhani E, Wright T, Abdolell M, Westall C.
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2010 Oct;51(10): 5297-5303.

Percutaneous correction of two congenital heart lesions: atrial septal defect and pulmonary valve stenosis
Bligh M, Lo C, Nadeem S.
Dalhousie Medical Journal 2010 Fall;37(2):15-19.

Should ancillary blood brain flow analyses play a larger role in the neurological determination of death?
Roberts DJ, MacCulloch KAM, Versnick EJ, Hall RI.
Can J Anesth 2010 Oct;57:927-35.

Long-term prospective follow-up of intracranial aneurysms treated with endovascular coiling using contrast-enhanced MR angiography
Shankar J, Lum C, Parikh N, dos Santos M.
AJNR Am J NeuroRadiol 2010 Aug;31:1211-1215.

An MRI-based semiquantitative index for the evaluation of brain atrophy and lesions in Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment and normal aging
Chen W, Song X, Zhang Y, Darvesh S, Zhang N, D'Arcy R, Black S, Rockwood K.
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disor 2010 Aug;30:121-130.

Overlapping compared with end-to-end repair of third- and fourth-degree obstetric and sphincter tears.   A randomized controlled trial
Farrell S, Gilmour D, Turnbull G, Schmidt M, Baskett T, Flowerdew G, Fanning C.
Obstetrics & Gynecology 2010 July;116:16-24.

Wavelet-based image registration and segmentation framework for the quantitative evaluation of hydrocephalus
Luo F, Evans J, Linney N, Schmidt M, Gregson P.
International Journal of Biomedical Imaging 2010, e-pub April 13, 2010, Article ID: 248393.

Anterior internal capsule volumes increase in patients with schizophrenia switched from typical antipsychotics to olanzapine
Goghari V, Lang D, Khorram B, Gotz J, Vandorpe R, Smith G, Kopala L, Barr A, Honer W.
J Psychopharmacol OnlineFirst 2010 April 1. DOI:10.1177/0269881110363314

Confirming white matter fMRI in the corpus collosum: co-localization with DTI tractography
Mazerolle E, Gawryluk J, Brewer K, D'Arcy R, Bowen C, Beyea S.
Neuroimage 2010 April 1;50:616-621.

Cartilaginous symphysis pubis cysts
Gilmour D, Adams C-L, Anderson P, Gupta R, Parish B, Schmidt M.
Pelvic Medicine & Surgery 2010 Jan/Feb;16(1):

Average CT in PET studies of colorectal cancer patients with metastasis in the liver and esophageal cancer patients
Tonkopi E, Chi P, Mawlawi O, Riegel A, Rohren E, Macapinlac H, Pan T.
J Appl Clin Med Phys 2010;11(1):217-228.

Profiling brain function: spatiotemporal characterization of normal and abnormal visual activation
Versteeg V, Marchand Y, Mazerolle E, D'Arcy R.
Journal of Neuroscience Methods 2010;190: 95-105.