D Sahani


Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA


  1. Sahani D, Jiang T, Hayano K, Duda D, Catalano O, Ancukiewicz M, et al. Magnetic resonance imaging biomarkers in hepatocellular carcinoma: association with response and circulating biomarkers after sunitinib therapy. J Hematol Oncol. 2013;6:51 pubmed publisher
    ..051, P = 0.035). In HCC, MRP may be a more sensitive biomarker in predicting early response and PFS following sunitinib than RECIST and mRECIST. ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT00361309. ..
  2. Parakh A, Macri F, Sahani D. Dual-Energy Computed Tomography: Dose Reduction, Series Reduction, and Contrast Load Reduction in Dual-Energy Computed Tomography. Radiol Clin North Am. 2018;56:601-624 pubmed publisher
    ..This increased analytical and image processing capability provides new avenues for addressing radiation dose and iodine exposure concerns. ..
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    Sahani D, Prasad S, Saini S, Mueller P. Cystic pancreatic neoplasms evaluation by CT and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2002;12:657-72 pubmed
    ..The presence of main pancreatic duct dilatation may be helpful in determining malignancy of branch duct-type tumors. ..
  4. Sahani D, Lin D, Venkatesan A, Sainani N, Mino Kenudson M, Brugge W, et al. Multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and management of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009;7:259-69 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, issues of multifocality and increased predisposition of the pancreas to ductal adenocarcinoma must be addressed at follow-up evaluation. A follow-up management algorithm also is proposed in this review. ..
  5. Sahani D, Sainani N, Blake M, Crippa S, Mino Kenudson M, del Castillo C. Prospective evaluation of reader performance on MDCT in characterization of cystic pancreatic lesions and prediction of cyst biologic aggressiveness. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011;197:W53-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Morphologic features of pancreatic cystic lesions on MDCT allow reliable characterization into mucinous and nonmucinous subtypes and enable prediction of biologic aggressiveness. ..
  6. Andrabi Y, Saadeh T, Uppot R, Arellano R, Sahani D. Impact of Dose-Modified Protocols on Radiation Doses in Patients Undergoing CT Examinations following Image-Guided Catheter Placement. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015;26:1339-46.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..4%) for each follow-up examination compared with SD baseline scans, without any IQ concerns. Use of IRT decreases dose by an additional 22%. The CRD is lowered by 42% in patients undergoing multiple DM follow-up CT examinations. ..
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    Sahani D, Kadavigere R, Blake M, Fernandez del Castillo C, Lauwers G, Hahn P. Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of pancreas: multi-detector row CT with 2D curved reformations--correlation with MRCP. Radiology. 2006;238:560-9 pubmed
    ..Presence of mural nodules, dilated MPD (>10-mm diameter), or thick septa at CT or MRCP may be used as independent predictors of malignancy. ..
  8. Burk K, Singh A, Vagefi P, Sahani D. Pretransplantation Imaging Workup of the Liver Donor and Recipient. Radiol Clin North Am. 2016;54:185-97 pubmed publisher
    ..With this information at hand, the radiologist can craft a thorough, yet succinct report that will help the surgeon plan and execute successful donor and recipient transplant operations. ..
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    Sahani D, Kadavigere R, Saokar A, Fernandez del Castillo C, Brugge W, Hahn P. Cystic pancreatic lesions: a simple imaging-based classification system for guiding management. Radiographics. 2005;25:1471-84 pubmed
    ..Endoscopic ultrasonography-guided aspiration and biopsy is useful in cases that are indeterminate at cross-sectional imaging or that require observation...

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    Sahani D, Saokar A, Hahn P, Brugge W, Fernandez del Castillo C. Pancreatic cysts 3 cm or smaller: how aggressive should treatment be?. Radiology. 2006;238:912-9 pubmed