David S K Lu

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Irreversible electroporation: ready for prime time?
    David S K Lu
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Electronic address
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 16:277-86. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Complete tumor encapsulation on magnetic resonance imaging: a potentially useful imaging biomarker for better survival in solitary large hepatocellular carcinoma
    David S Lu
    Department of Radiology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Liver Transpl 19:283-91. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Influence of large peritumoral vessels on outcome of radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors
    David S K Lu
    Department of Radiology, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, 10833 LeConte Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90095 1721, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 14:1267-74. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma as a bridge to liver transplantation
    David S K Lu
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Hepatology 41:1130-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma: treatment success as defined by histologic examination of the explanted liver
    David S K Lu
    Department of Radiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 10833 LeConte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Radiology 234:954-60. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Preoperative imaging in adult-to-adult living related liver transplant donors: what surgeons want to know
    Piyaporn Limanond
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:149-57. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Microwave liver ablation: influence of hepatic vein size on heat-sink effect in a porcine model
    Nam C Yu
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:1087-92. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgically relevant normal and variant renal parenchymal and vascular anatomy in preoperative 16-MDCT evaluation of potential laparoscopic renal donors
    Steven S Raman
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, BL 428 CHS Box 951721, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:105-14. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Pancreatic cystic lesions: discrimination accuracy based on clinical data and high-resolution computed tomographic features
    Vinika V Chaudhari
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 32:757-63. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Performance of multidetector computed tomographic angiography in determining surgical resectability of pancreatic head adenocarcinoma
    Osamu F Kaneko
    Department of Radiological Science, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7437, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 34:732-8. 2010

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Irreversible electroporation: ready for prime time?
    David S K Lu
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Electronic address
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 16:277-86. 2013
    ..We therefore review what is known for this new ablation modality based on preclinical and preliminary clinical data, and discuss its emerging indications as well as technical challenges. ..
  2. doi request reprint Complete tumor encapsulation on magnetic resonance imaging: a potentially useful imaging biomarker for better survival in solitary large hepatocellular carcinoma
    David S Lu
    Department of Radiology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Liver Transpl 19:283-91. 2013
    ..This new imaging biomarker may have a role in treatment selection for patients whose tumors exceed the Milan criteria size limits...
  3. ncbi request reprint Influence of large peritumoral vessels on outcome of radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors
    David S K Lu
    Department of Radiology, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, 10833 LeConte Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90095 1721, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 14:1267-74. 2003
    ..The effect of large vessels (>/=3 mm) contiguous to hepatic tumors was evaluated with respect to clinical tumor recurrence rates after radiofrequency (RF) ablation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma as a bridge to liver transplantation
    David S K Lu
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Hepatology 41:1130-7. 2005
    ..This can be attributed to the efficacy of RFA in producing local cure or curbing tumor progression during the waiting period...
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma: treatment success as defined by histologic examination of the explanted liver
    David S K Lu
    Department of Radiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 10833 LeConte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Radiology 234:954-60. 2005
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the effectiveness of radiofrequency (RF) ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) by using histologic examination of the explanted liver...
  6. ncbi request reprint Preoperative imaging in adult-to-adult living related liver transplant donors: what surgeons want to know
    Piyaporn Limanond
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:149-57. 2004
    ..The roles of high-field magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, MR angiography, MR cholangiopancreatography, multidetector-row computed tomography (CT) angiography, and CT cholangiography in the workup are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Microwave liver ablation: influence of hepatic vein size on heat-sink effect in a porcine model
    Nam C Yu
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:1087-92. 2008
    ..To determine influence of hepatic vein size on perfusion-mediated attenuation in adjacent microwave thermal ablation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgically relevant normal and variant renal parenchymal and vascular anatomy in preoperative 16-MDCT evaluation of potential laparoscopic renal donors
    Steven S Raman
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, BL 428 CHS Box 951721, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:105-14. 2007
    ..Using 16-MDCT, we describe and quantify the frequency and types of renal anatomic variants and findings relevant for preoperative evaluation and surgical planning for potential laparoscopic renal donors...
  9. doi request reprint Pancreatic cystic lesions: discrimination accuracy based on clinical data and high-resolution computed tomographic features
    Vinika V Chaudhari
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 32:757-63. 2008
    ..To determine the frequency of typical features of pancreatic cystic lesions on high-resolution computed tomography and the combination of features that best influences discrimination...
  10. doi request reprint Performance of multidetector computed tomographic angiography in determining surgical resectability of pancreatic head adenocarcinoma
    Osamu F Kaneko
    Department of Radiological Science, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7437, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 34:732-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate the performance of multidetector computed tomographic angiography (MDCTA) in assessing the surgical resectability of pancreatic head adenocarcinoma...
  11. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of CT angiography for preoperative vascular mapping in adult to adult living related liver transplant donors
    Piyaporn Apisarnthanarak
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Med Assoc Thai 94:98-105. 2011
    ..To assess the utility of CT angiography (CTA) in preoperative mapping of hepatic vascular anatomy in adult-to-adult living related liver transplant (LRLT) donors...
  12. pmc Liver transplantation criteria for hepatocellular carcinoma should be expanded: a 22-year experience with 467 patients at UCLA
    John P Duffy
    Dumont UCLA Transplant Center, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Surg 246:502-9; discussion 509-11. 2007
    ..To assess the efficacy of orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and the impact of current staging criteria on long term survival...
  13. ncbi request reprint Macrovesicular hepatic steatosis in living related liver donors: correlation between CT and histologic findings
    Piyaporn Limanond
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Radiology 230:276-80. 2004
    ..To assess degree of macrovesicular steatosis with unenhanced computed tomography (CT) and correlate it with histologic findings in potential donors for living related liver transplantation...
  14. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma: can subcapsular tumors be safely ablated?
    Young Jun Kim
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:1029-34. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to retrospectively evaluate percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of unifocal subcapsular hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in comparison with nonsubcapsular tumors with regard to the technical and clinical outcomes...
  15. doi request reprint CT and MRI improve detection of hepatocellular carcinoma, compared with ultrasound alone, in patients with cirrhosis
    Nam C Yu
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:161-7. 2011
    ..We performed a retrospective analysis of the abilities of these cross-sectional imaging modalities to detect HCC...
  16. doi request reprint Survival in Asian Americans after treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma: a seven-year experience at UCLA
    Myron J Tong
    The Dumont UCLA Liver Cancer Center, Division of Digestive Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:e63-70. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to examine the tumor characteristics and liver disease status in HCC patients of Asian ancestry and determine their survival after treatments for HCC...
  17. ncbi request reprint Minimizing central bile duct injury during radiofrequency ablation: use of intraductal chilled saline perfusion--initial observations from a study in pigs
    Steven S Raman
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Radiology 232:154-9. 2004
    ..To determine whether intraductal perfusion with chilled saline reduces thermal injury to bile ducts during radiofrequency (RF) ablation...
  18. doi request reprint Doppler US for suspicion of hepatic arterial ischemia in orthotopically transplanted livers: role of central versus intrahepatic waveform analysis
    Eugene K Choi
    Department of Radiology, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 757 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90097 1721, USA
    Radiology 267:276-84. 2013
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  19. ncbi request reprint Minimizing diaphragmatic injury during radio-frequency ablation: efficacy of subphrenic peritoneal saline injection in a porcine model
    Steven S Raman
    Department of Radiology, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Radiology 222:819-23. 2002
    ..To investigate if a targeted subphrenic peritoneal infusion of normal saline to separate liver from diaphragm before radio-frequency (RF) ablation could minimize or eliminate diaphragmatic injury...
  20. ncbi request reprint Interpretation of CT and MRI after radiofrequency ablation of hepatic malignancies
    Piyaporn Limanond
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1635-40. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic cystic lesions: discrimination accuracy based on clinical data and high resolution CT features
    Vinika V Chaudhari
    Departments of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, UCLA Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 31:860-7. 2007
    ..To determine the accuracy of high-resolution computed tomography in discriminating among pancreatic cystic lesions with and without clinical history...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patient gender-related performance of nonfocused helical computed tomography in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis
    Steven S Raman
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, UCLA Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 27:583-9. 2003
    ..To determine the impact of patient gender on the performance of helical computed tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma: microwave ablation with multiple straight and loop antenna clusters--pilot comparison with pathologic findings
    Nam C Yu
    Departments of Radiological Sciences, Pathology, and Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, BR 158 CHS, Box 951721, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Radiology 239:269-75. 2006
    ..The triple-loop configuration yielded the most uniformly round ablation shape. Simultaneous activation of multiple straight or loop antennae is a potentially promising technique for rapid and effective treatment of large HCCs...
  24. ncbi request reprint The utility of MRCP in preoperative mapping of biliary anatomy in adult-to-adult living related liver transplant donors
    Piyaporn Limanond
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90005 1721, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 19:209-15. 2004
    ..To assess the utility of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) in preoperative mapping of biliary anatomy in adult-to-adult living related liver transplant (LRLT) donors...
  25. doi request reprint Clear cell renal cell carcinoma: multiphasic multidetector CT imaging features help predict genetic karyotypes
    Steven C Sauk
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, 757 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Radiology 261:854-62. 2011
    ..To determine whether imaging characteristics at multiphasic multidetector computed tomography (CT) correlate with common karyotypic abnormalities in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinomas (ccRCCs)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic and peripancreatic diseases mimicking primary pancreatic neoplasia
    Katherine J To'o
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, BL 428 CHS, Box 951721, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Radiographics 25:949-65. 2005
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Ten-year experience with nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: case-control analysis of risk factors
    Simin Bahrami
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7437, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 33:819-23. 2009
    ..To analyze all cases of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) at our institution and to compare them with controls...
  28. ncbi request reprint MR-guided percutaneous ethanol injection for hepatocellular carcinoma in a 0.2T open MR system
    Young Jun Kim
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1721, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 22:566-71. 2005
    ..During a follow-up of one to 41 months, only one patient developed local recurrence four months after PEI. MR-guided PEI is feasible and effective for treating HCC when other imaging guidance methods are not appropriate...
  29. doi request reprint Detection and grading of esophageal varices on liver CT: comparison of standard and thin-section multiplanar reconstructions in diagnostic accuracy
    Nam C Yu
    Department of Radiology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:643-9. 2011
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate the performance of liver CT in the diagnosis of esophageal varices in patients with cirrhosis and to determine whether thin-section multiplanar reconstructions (MPRs) improve accuracy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Utility of 16-MDCT angiography for comprehensive preoperative vascular evaluation of laparoscopic renal donors
    Steven S Raman
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, BL 428 CHS Box 951721, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1630-8. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine the efficacy of 16-MDCT angiography in preoperative evaluation of vascular anatomy of laparoscopic renal donors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Esophageal varices in cirrhotic patients: evaluation with liver CT
    Young Jun Kim
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:139-44. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of routine helical liver CT in the detection and grading of esophageal varices in cirrhotic patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Donor and recipient outcomes in right lobe adult living donor liver transplantation
    Rafik M Ghobrial
    Department of Surgery, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Liver Transpl 8:901-9. 2002
    ..Continuous standardized reporting of ALDLT outcomes is required to allow successful and safe implementation of the procedure...
  33. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of nonfocused helical CT for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis: a 5-year review
    Steven S Raman
    Department of Radiology, UCLA Center for the Health Sciences, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:1319-25. 2002
    ..The clinical usefulness of routine, nonfocused helical CT was evaluated in diagnosing acute appendicitis or providing an alternative diagnosis in patients presenting to the emergency department with acute lower abdominal pain...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of dynamic gadolinium-enhanced and ferumoxides-enhanced MRI of the liver on high- and low-field scanners
    Piyaporn Limanond
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles UCLA Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 20:640-7. 2004
    ..To compare the performance of dynamic gadolinium-enhanced and ferumoxides-enhanced MRI in the detection and characterization of hepatic lesions, on 1.5-T and 0.2-T magnets..
  35. ncbi request reprint Staging of pancreatic adenocarcinoma by imaging studies
    Jimmie C Wong
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1721, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:1301-8. 2008
    ..Endoscopic ultrasound is generally considered superior to CT for the diagnosis and local staging of pancreatic cancer, but is limited by availability and inability to assess for distant metastases...
  36. ncbi request reprint Recurrent hepatic lymphangiomatosis after orthotopic liver transplantation
    Seong H Ra
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1732, USA
    Liver Transpl 13:1593-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, we discuss the clinical, radiologic, pathologic, and immunohistochemical findings and review other reported cases of hepatic lymphangiomatosis that have undergone OLT...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of vessel size on creation of hepatic radiofrequency lesions in pigs: assessment of the "heat sink" effect
    David S K Lu
    Department of Radiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 10833 LeConte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:47-51. 2002
    ..The effect of vessels and their size on radiofrequency lesion creation in the liver was evaluated with respect to potential for vascular injury and perfusion-mediated "heat sink" effect...
  38. doi request reprint Assessment of chronological effects of irreversible electroporation on hilar bile ducts in a porcine model
    Jae Woong Choi
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, 957437, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 37:224-30. 2014
    ..To evaluate the chronological effects of irreversible electroporation (IRE) on large hilar bile ducts in an in vivo porcine model correlated with computed tomography (CT) cholangiography and histopathology...
  39. ncbi request reprint Utility of breath-hold fast-recovery fast spin-echo t2 versus respiratory-triggered fast spin-echo T2 in clinical hepatic imaging
    Jimmy Huang
    Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, Center for the Health Sciences, UCLA Medical Center, BL 428 CHS, Box 951721, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:842-6. 2005
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Effect of CT on false positive diagnosis of appendicitis and perforation
    Steven S Raman
    N Engl J Med 358:972-3. 2008
  41. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative triple antenna hepatic microwave ablation
    Caroline J Simon
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:W333-40. 2006
    ..This two-center study shows the results of a phase 1 clinical trial of patients with known hepatic masses who underwent synchronous triple antenna microwave ablation before elective hepatic resection...