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Residents are encouraged to participate in clinical and basic science projects as a component of a comprehensive education. Residents within the Department of Imaging Sciences have been recognized nationally for innovative research. Many give formal presentations at major national radiologic meetings and publish their work in peer-reviewed journals.



Clancy, K., Lorca, MC., Kaproth-Joslin, K. Vascular Rings and Slings: The Jewels of Cardiac Angiographic Imaging. 2021 NASCI, Boston, MA 9/18-9/21/2021.

Publications/Book Chapters

Schoeneck, M., Skummer, P., Kobayashi, K., Patel, J., Faridnia, M. Single-session versus two-session placement of chest port and gastrostomy tube in patients with head and neck cancer: Is there any difference in the device-related early infection rates?  Acta Radiol Open. 2021 Aug 29;10(8):20584601211037234.  PMID: 34484809

 eCollection 2021 Aug.

Porter, Marc., Yerrabothala, S., Gourley, BL., Ford JC., Ahmed, SR., Guerin, SJ., Wishart, HA., Ernstoff, MS., Fadul, CE., Ornstein, DL. Systemic coagulation is activated in patients with meningioma and blioblastoma  J Neurooncol. 2021 Nov;155(2):173-180.  PMID: 34652553  Epub 2021 Oct 15.

Porter, M., Schartz, DA, Schartz, E., Kallas, J., Gupta, A., Butani, D., Cantos, A.

Transarterial Yttrium-90 Radioembolization for Unresectable Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2022 Jun;33(6):679-686. PMID: 35219834. Epub 2022 Feb 25.

Leshen, M., Chaturvedi, A., Devanagondi, R., Saul, D.  Physiological fetal vascular shunts and failure to regress: what the radiologist needs to know.  Pediatr Radiol. 2022 Jun;52(7):1207-1223. PMID: 35166890. Epub 2022 Feb 15.

Leshen, M., Dadlani, A., Ohene-Baah, N.  Severe Gastrointestinal Bleeding Due to Hemosuccus Pancreaticus in Chronic Pancreatitis Treated With Percutaneous Trans-splenic Embolization.  ACG Case Rep J. 2022 Jan 10;9(1):e00739. PMID: 35028327. eCollection 2022 Jan.

Elliott, R, B.Ghobryal, and A. Cantos, 2021: Bilateral Pulmonary Sequestration Managed with Coil Embolization, Unpublished manuscript.



Wang M, Foster T, Baran T, Butani D, Cantos A, Baah O. Retrospective analysis evaluating transvenous placement techniques of Tulip IVC filters and associated complication rates. Poster presentation at SIR; Seattle, WA. 03/30/2020 (cancelled due to COVID-19).

Wang, M, Foster T, Baran T, Butani D, Sasson T. Prospective Study of Central Venous Stenosis and Pressure Gradients in Patients with Fistula Access. Podium presentation at SIR; Seattle, WA. 03/30/2020 (cancelled due to Covid-19).

Leshen, M. Devangondi R, Chaturvedi A. Fetal Physiologic Shunts: Normal Evolution and Failure to Regress. Poster presentation at the RSNA 2020; Virtual. 12/02/2020.

Publications/ Book Chapters

Leshen M, Hubert J, Cantos A. Pediatric cystic artery pseudoaneurysm embolization. Clinical imaging. 2020-05; 61: 80-83. PubMed ID: 31982705.



Maldow, David. Why Diversity? An IR Resident's Perspective: Why Supporting Diversity Will Help Us All Succeed. Podium presentation at the 2019 Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting; Austin, TX. 03/26/2019.

Maldow, D, Masrani A, Uceda M, Shpanskaya K, Zhang J, Sze D. Introduction to Research Online Program (ITROP): Impact on IR-bound Trainees. Poster presentation at the 2019 Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting; Austin, TX. 03/24/2019.

Maldow, D, Laberge J, Patel P, Covey A. SIR Connect Live: IR/DR Future. Podium presentation at the 2019 SIR Annual Scientific Meeting; Austin, TX. 03/24/2019.

Leshen M, Maldow D, Raman K, Rubens D, Hobbs S, Butani D. CT Angiography of the Abdominal Aorta and Lower Extremities in Patient with Chronic Renal Disease: A Low Contrast Dose Protocol Using Dual Energy CT. Poster presentation at the 2019 Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting; Chicago, IL. 12/03/2019.

Joseph Procell, Zach Nuffer, Andrew Cantos. Practical Applications of Lymphangiography and Lymphatic Interventions. Electronic Exhibit at the 2019 RSNA; Chicago, IL. 12/04/2019.

Publications/ Book Chapters

Chengazi HU, Bhatt AA. Pathology of the carotid space. Insights into Imaging. 2019; 10 (1): 21. PubMed ID 30771026

Do J, Maldow D, Nuffer Z, Mitchell J. Genitourinary Disease. In: Warhadpande S, Lionberg A, Cooper K. Pocketbook of Clinical IR. New York, NY: Thieme; 2019: 188-98.

Yun JH, Maldow DJ, Ahuja RS, Khan F, Gunn AJ, Hoffmann JC. Training by the Numbers: A Survey-Based Analysis of the Number of Positions Available in New Interventional Radiology Training Pathways. Current problems in diagnostic radiology. 2019-11-18; PubMed ID 31806410

Maldow D. Childhood Lung Disease. In: Eltorai A, Hyman C, Healey T. Essential Radiology Review: A Question and Answer Guide. Springer; 2019: 517-21.

Wang M, Sharma A. Varicose Veins. Journal of Radiology Nursing. 2019; 38(3): 150-154.

Leshen M, Cantos A. Squamous Cell Carcinoma Tumor Seeding after Percutaneous Biopsy: A Rare Complication. American Journal of Interventional Radiology. 2019; 3(1): 1-4.

Leshen M, Butani D. Management of small renal masses: An interventional radiologist's perspective. European Journal of Internal Medicine. 2019; 64: 15-20.

Nobbee T, Fenzl N, Sidhu R, Thompson J. Multimodality Imaging Review of Post-Surgical Biliary Anatomy and Complications. Published10/11/2019.



H. Chengazi, MD, J. Reis, MD, J. Lin, BS, M. Dokus, MPH, M. Balceniuk, MD, R. Kashyap, MD, MPH, A. Sharma, MD, D. Butani, MD, V. Khanna, MD, T. Sasson, MD, D. Lee, MD, N. Saad, MD, D. Waldman, MD, PhD, FSIR and Jingbing Xue, BMed, MM, PhD. Percutaneous Transhepatic Catheter Directed Thrombolysis for the Treatment of Acute Portal and Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis. Oral presentation at the 2018 SIR Annual Scientific Meeting; Los Angeles, California. 03/21/2018.

Harris Chengazi MD, Timothy Baran, PhD and Susan K. Hobbs, MD, PhD. Reduction of CT Radiation Dose by Utilizing a Chest CT Specific Radiation Dose Reduction Protocol. Podium presentation at American Roentgen Ray Society 118th Annual Meeting; Washington, District of Columbia. 04/27/2018.

Chengazi, H, Gill AE, O'Dell MC, Hawkins CM. Vertebrobasilar Stroke after Percutaneous Doxycycline Sclerotherapy of a Cervical Spine Aneurysmal Bone Cyst. Podium presentation at the 2018 SPIR Conference; Maui, HI. 10/26/2018.

Maldow, David. 2018 SIR Leadership Summit Resident-Fellow-Student Section Update. Presented at the 2018 Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting. Los Angeles, CA. 03/17/2018.

Maldow, D, Welcome to the RFS. Podium presentation at the 2018 SIR Annual Scientific Meeting; Los Angeles, CA. 03/18/2018.

Maldow, D, Cook SynIRgy Dinner Welcome Address. Podium presentation at the 2018 SIR Annual Scientific Meeting; Los Angeles, CA. 03/20/2018.

Maldow, D, Butani D. IR Interest Group Creation Made Ridiculously Simple (...and quick). Poster presentation at the 2018 AUR Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL. 05/08/2018.

Wang M, Sidhu R. Multimodality Imaging Review of Vascular Complications in Renal Transplant Patients. Educational exhibit at the 2018 ARRS; Washington, DC. 04/27/2018.


Wang M, Nuffer Z, Hu Z, Matich A, O'Connor-Kawakyu D. Retained Guidewire Migrates into the Brain. Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology. 2018; 29 (10): 1472-74.

Elliott R, Ram S, Khanna V. Classification and Current Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. 2018; 2(8); 1-12.



Harris Chengazi, MD, Dennis Gilroy, DO, Scott Schiffman, MD. Pubic Symphysis Pathology: Beyond Athletic Pubalgia. Poster presentation at the 2017 RSNA; Chicago, IL. 11/27/2017,

David Maldow, Kate Kaproth-Joslin, Abhishek Chaturvedi. Every Second Counts: CT Signs of a Failing Heart. Poster presentation at the 2017 American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA. 04/30/2017.

Maldow, D, Sur B, Lee D, Khanna V, Butani D. Clinical implication and safety of IVC filter placement in patients with bacteremia or SIRS with unknown source of infection. Poster presentation at the 2017 SIR Annual Scientific Meeting; Washington, DC. 03/06/2017.


Maldow DJ, Chaturvedi A, Kaproth-Joslin K. Every second counts: signs of a failing heart on thoracic CT in the ED. Emergency Radiology. 2017; 24 (3): 311-317. PubMed ID 28243766

David Maldow, Jacqueline Murtha, Talia Sasson, Vinit Khanna. The Interventional Radiology Interest Group: An Integral Tool for Medical Student Recruitment. American Journal of Interventional Radiology. 2017; 1 (4): 1-5.

Wang, M, Sidhu R, Butani D. Multimodality Imaging Review of Etiopathogenesis and Radiological Appearances of Biliary Strictures and Non-Surgical Interventions. Educational exhibit at RSNA; Chicago, IL. 11/25/2017.

Wang, M, Kallas J. Acroosteolysis: A Multimodality Analysis of Acquired and Inherited Etiologies of Acroosteolysis in the Hand. Educational exhibit at ARRS; New Orleans, LA. 04/30/2017.