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Peter J. Littrup, M.D.

Imaging Sciences

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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Professor of Clinical Imaging Sciences (Part-Time) - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Wayne State University School of Medicine. 1990 - 1991

Residency, Interventional Radiology, Harvard Medical School. 1987 - 1991

Fellowship, Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, St. Joseph Mercy Health System. 1986 - 1987

Internship, Radiology, General, St. Joseph Mercy Health System. 1985 - 1986


MD | University of Michigan Medical School. Radiology, Body Imaging. 1985


Journal Articles

Breast Tomographic Ultrasound: The Spectrum from Current Dense Breast Cancer Screenings to Future Theranostic Treatments.

Littrup PJ, Mehrmohammadi M, Duric N

Tomography : a journal for imaging research.. 2024 April 1510 (4):554-573. Epub 04/15/2024.

Mesenteric fat cryolipolysis attenuates insulin resistance in the Ossabaw swine model of the metabolic syndrome.

Mazor R, Babkin A, Littrup PJ, Alloush M, Sturek M, Byrd JP, Hernandez E, Bays H, Grunvald E, Mattar SG

Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.. 2023 April 19 (4):374-383. Epub 10/28/2022.

Short-term changes in ultrasound tomography measures of breast density and treatment-associated endocrine symptoms after tamoxifen therapy.

Ramin C, Pfeiffer RM, Fan S, Mullooly M, Falk RT, Jones K, Caporaso NE, Bey-Knight L, Sak MA, Simon MS, Gorski DH, Ali H, Littrup P, Duric N, Sherman ME, Gierach GL

NPJ breast cancer.. 2023 March 159 (1):12. Epub 03/15/2023.

Feasibility of ultrasound tomography-guided localized mild hyperthermia using a ring transducer: Ex vivo and in silico studies.

Pattyn A, Kratkiewicz K, Alijabbari N, Carson PL, Littrup P, Fowlkes JB, Duric N, Mehrmohammadi M

Medical physics.. 2022 September 49 (9):6120-6136. Epub 07/10/2022.

Rapid Reductions in Breast Density following Tamoxifen Therapy as Evaluated by Whole-Breast Ultrasound Tomography.

Gierach GL, Sak M, Fan S, Pfeiffer RM, Palakal M, Ramin C, Bey-Knight L, Simon MS, Gorski D, Ali H, Littrup P, Sherman ME, Duric N

Journal of clinical medicine.. 2022 February 111 (3)Epub 02/01/2022.

The Potential Role of the Fat-Glandular Interface (FGI) in Breast Carcinogenesis: Results from an Ultrasound Tomography (UST) Study.

Duric N, Sak M, Littrup PJ

Journal of clinical medicine.. 2021 November 2910 (23)Epub 11/29/2021.

Multicenter Study of Whole Breast Stiffness Imaging by Ultrasound Tomography (SoftVue) for Characterization of Breast Tissues and Masses.

Littrup PJ, Duric N, Sak M, Li C, Roy O, Brem RF, Larsen LH, Yamashita M

Journal of clinical medicine.. 2021 November 2510 (23)Epub 11/25/2021.