Levon N Nazarian

Summary

Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The top 10 reasons musculoskeletal sonography is an important complementary or alternative technique to MRI
    Levon N Nazarian
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rm 763E Main Bldg, 132 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:1621-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Intrasheath subluxation of the peroneal tendons
    Steven M Raikin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:992-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal ultrasound: applications in the hip
    Levon N Nazarian
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 5244, USA
    J Dance Med Sci 15:173-6. 2011
  4. pmc Imaging algorithms for evaluating suspected rotator cuff disease: Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound consensus conference statement
    Levon N Nazarian
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 763E Main Building, 132 S Tenth St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Radiology 267:589-95. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Science to practice: can sonoelastography enable reliable differentiation between benign and metastatic cervical lymph nodes?
    Levon N Nazarian
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Radiology 243:1-2. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Humeral retroversion and its association with posterior capsule thickness in collegiate baseball players
    Stephen J Thomas
    McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 21:910-6. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of subacromial space and its relationship with scapular upward rotation in college baseball players
    Stephen John Thomas
    Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Sport Rehabil 22:216-23. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes of chronic insertional Achilles tendinosis using FHL autograft through single incision
    Ilan Elias
    Foot and Ankle Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 30:197-204. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Lateral epicondylitis of the elbow: US findings
    Dayna Levin
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 111 S 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Radiology 237:230-4. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal imaging: medicare use, costs, and potential for cost substitution
    Laurence Parker
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania PA 19107, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 5:182-8. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint The top 10 reasons musculoskeletal sonography is an important complementary or alternative technique to MRI
    Levon N Nazarian
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rm 763E Main Bldg, 132 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:1621-6. 2008
    ..However, radiologists in North America have been relatively slow to incorporate musculoskeletal sonography into their practices. The purpose of this article is to show the advantages of musculoskeletal sonography...
  2. doi request reprint Intrasheath subluxation of the peroneal tendons
    Steven M Raikin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:992-9. 2008
    ..We identified a new subgroup of patients with intrasheath subluxation of these tendons within the peroneal groove and with an otherwise intact retinaculum...
  3. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal ultrasound: applications in the hip
    Levon N Nazarian
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 5244, USA
    J Dance Med Sci 15:173-6. 2011
    ..It is better tolerated, less expensive, and more readily available than MRI, and as US technology continues to improve, its role in hip imaging should grow...
  4. pmc Imaging algorithms for evaluating suspected rotator cuff disease: Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound consensus conference statement
    Levon N Nazarian
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 763E Main Building, 132 S Tenth St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Radiology 267:589-95. 2013
    ..The panel hopes that these recommendations will lead to greater uniformity in rotator cuff imaging and more cost-effective care for patients suspected of having rotator cuff abnormality...
  5. ncbi request reprint Science to practice: can sonoelastography enable reliable differentiation between benign and metastatic cervical lymph nodes?
    Levon N Nazarian
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Radiology 243:1-2. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Humeral retroversion and its association with posterior capsule thickness in collegiate baseball players
    Stephen J Thomas
    McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 21:910-6. 2012
    ..However, limited data exist examining the inter-relationship between HR and PCT. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to measure HR, GH IR and ER rotation, and PCT...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of subacromial space and its relationship with scapular upward rotation in college baseball players
    Stephen John Thomas
    Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Sport Rehabil 22:216-23. 2013
    ..In addition, it has been suggested that decreases in scapular upward rotation will lead to decreases in the subacromial space and ultimately impingement syndrome...
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes of chronic insertional Achilles tendinosis using FHL autograft through single incision
    Ilan Elias
    Foot and Ankle Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 30:197-204. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Lateral epicondylitis of the elbow: US findings
    Dayna Levin
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 111 S 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Radiology 237:230-4. 2005
    ..To determine the sensitivity and specificity of ultrasonography (US) in the detection of lateral epicondylitis and identify the US findings that are most strongly associated with symptoms...
  10. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal imaging: medicare use, costs, and potential for cost substitution
    Laurence Parker
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania PA 19107, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 5:182-8. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Does extended-field-of-view sonography improve interrater reliability for the detection of rotator cuff muscle atrophy?
    Eoin C Kavanagh
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:27-31. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that extended-field-of-view (EFOV) sonography would allow greater interrater reliability than conventional sonography for the evaluation of rotator cuff muscle atrophy...
  12. doi request reprint The increasing role of nonradiologists in performing ultrasound-guided invasive procedures
    Richard E Sharpe
    Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Am Coll Radiol 10:859-63. 2013
    ..This study aims to document recent trends in utilization for USGP in the Medicare population...
  13. doi request reprint Cost and radiation savings of partial substitution of ultrasound for CT in appendicitis evaluation: a national projection
    Laurence Parker
    1 Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, 132 S 10th St, Ste 1089, Philadelphia, PA 19107
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 202:124-35. 2014
    ..For the ultrasound-CT protocol, patients with right lower quadrant abdominal pain undergo an ultrasound examination. If it is positive for appendicitis, they are sent directly to surgery, avoiding CT...
  14. doi request reprint Subscapularis tendon tears: a common sonographic finding in symptomatic postarthroplasty shoulders
    Elizabeth P Ives
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Ultrasound 41:129-33. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to document the prevalence of subscapularis tears on sonography of symptomatic postarthroplasty shoulders...
  15. doi request reprint Dramatically increased musculoskeletal ultrasound utilization from 2000 to 2009, especially by podiatrists in private offices
    Richard E Sharpe
    Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 9:141-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to document trends in MSK ultrasound utilization from 2000 to 2009 within the Medicare population...
  16. doi request reprint Accuracy of MRI, MR arthrography, and ultrasound in the diagnosis of rotator cuff tears: a meta-analysis
    Joseph O de Jesus
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:1701-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the diagnostic accuracy of MRI, MR arthrography, and ultrasound for the diagnosis of rotator cuff tears through a meta-analysis of the studies in the literature...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sonographic evaluation of femoral trochlear cartilage in patients with knee pain
    Jonathan K Kazam
    Department of Radiology and Imaging, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 30:797-802. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether routine clinical sonographic evaluation of femoral trochlear cartilage can identify abnormalities in patients with knee pain...
  18. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal ultrasound: evaluation of ankle tendons and ligaments
    Sandra J Allison
    Department of Radiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007 2113, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:W514. 2010
    ..The purpose of this video article is to review the anatomy, scanning techniques, and sonographic appearance of the tendons and ligaments of the ankle...
  19. doi request reprint Potential Utility of a Combined Approach with US and MR Arthrography to Image Medial Elbow Pain in Baseball Players
    Johannes B Roedl
    From the Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Medical College, 132 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 J B R, F M G, A C Z, W B M, M T N, L N N and Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa M G C
    Radiology 279:827-37. 2016
    ..Conclusion The combined approach with both MR arthrography and US shows higher accuracy than each modality alone for the assessment of medial elbow pain. (©) RSNA, 2016. ..
  20. doi request reprint US of the elbow: indications, technique, normal anatomy, and pathologic conditions
    Gabrielle P Konin
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Radiographics 33:E125-47. 2013
    ..Supplemental material available at http://radiographics.rsna.org/lookup/suppl/doi:10.1148/rg.334125059/-/DC1...
  21. ncbi request reprint Advantages of real-time spatial compound sonography of the musculoskeletal system versus conventional sonography
    Dennis C Lin
    Division of Ultrasound, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:1629-31. 2002
    ..The purpose of our study was to compare real-time spatial compound sonography with conventional high-resolution musculoskeletal sonography...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dynamic US of the anterior band of the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow in asymptomatic major league baseball pitchers
    Levon N Nazarian
    Department of Radiology, Division of Ultrasound, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 S 10th St, 7th Fl Main Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Radiology 227:149-54. 2003
    ..To determine whether dynamic ultrasonography (US) can reveal abnormalities of the anterior band of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the elbow in asymptomatic major league professional baseball players...
  23. pmc QRSE: a novel metric for the evaluation of trainee radiologist reporting skills
    David Surrey
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 South 10th Street, Main Building 10th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Digit Imaging 26:678-82. 2013
    ..The QRSE identifies trainees with high and low levels of edits to their preliminary reports, as a marker for trainee overall reporting skills, and thus represents a novel performance metric for radiology training programs. ..
  24. doi request reprint A bilateral comparison of posterior capsule thickness and its correlation with glenohumeral range of motion and scapular upward rotation in collegiate baseball players
    Stephen J Thomas
    McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:708-16. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Overview of musculoskeletal sonography
    Rafay Ahmed
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Ultrasound Q 26:27-35. 2010
    ..Specifically, the normal appearances of tendons, tendon sheaths, joints, bursae, muscles, peripheral nerves, ligaments, hyaline cartilage, and bone will be shown. Common abnormalities involving these structures will also be depicted...
  26. doi request reprint ABR Core Examination Changes That Affect Residency Candidate Decisions
    Amelia M Wnorowski
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Am Coll Radiol 12:1307-12. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine how factors related to the core examination restructuring influenced radiology applicants' match decisions...
  27. doi request reprint Does the ulnar nerve enlarge after surgical transposition?
    Michael M Vosbikian
    Departments of Orthopedic Surgery M M V, T D T, A M I and Diagnostic Radiology L N N, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
    J Ultrasound Med 33:1647-52. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that symptomatic transposed ulnar nerves have a larger average cross-sectional area (CSA) than symptomatic in situ ulnar nerves...
  28. doi request reprint Stress ultrasound evaluation of medial elbow instability in a cadaveric model
    Michael C Ciccotti
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Sports Med 42:2463-9. 2014
    ..Stress ultrasonography (SUS) allows for a rapid, cost-effective, and noninvasive evaluation of the UCL and elbow joint both at rest and with applied stress...
  29. doi request reprint Sonography of greater trochanteric pain syndrome and the rarity of primary bursitis
    Suzanne S Long
    1 Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 South 10th St, Ste 796 C, Philadelphia, PA 19107
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 201:1083-6. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that sonographic evaluation of sources for greater trochanteric pain syndrome would show that bursitis was not the most commonly encountered abnormality...
  30. doi request reprint Case report: acute thrombotic occlusion and pseudoaneurysm of the brachial artery diagnosed by Doppler ultrasound after nondiagnostic angiography
    Joshua F Baker
    Division of Rheumatology, VA Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 32:S29-31. 2013
    ..We also briefly discuss the issues surrounding vascular imaging in this case and overview the strengths and weaknesses of available imaging modalities...
  31. ncbi request reprint Spectral Doppler sonography of musculoskeletal soft tissue masses
    Shaifali Kaushik
    Department of Radiology, Medical College of Virginia Hospital, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 22:1333-6. 2003
    ..To determine whether resistive indices obtained from spectral Doppler waveforms can be used to distinguish benign from malignant musculoskeletal soft tissue masses...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of posterior tibial pathology: comparison of sonography and MR imaging
    Leelakrishna Nallamshetty
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Skeletal Radiol 34:375-80. 2005
    ..To compare the results of sonographic (US) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in detecting pathology of the posterior tibial tendon (PTT) in patients with PTT dysfunction...
  33. doi request reprint High-resolution ultrasonography in the diagnosis and intraoperative management of peripheral nerve lesions
    Franklin C Lee
    Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:206-11. 2011
    ..The authors explored the clinical applicability of high-resolution ultrasonography in the preoperative and intraoperative management of peripheral nerve lesions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sonography of the coracohumeral interval: a potential technique for diagnosing coracoid impingement
    Michael R Tracy
    Department of Orthopedics, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 29:337-41. 2010
    ..We used sonography to compare the coracohumeral interval (CHI) in asymptomatic volunteers with the CHI in patients with coracoid impingement...
  35. pmc Ultrasound-guided injections for de Quervain's tenosynovitis
    James D McDermott
    Rothman Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 925 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:1925-31. 2012
    ..If the injection does not enter the compartment, or all subcompartments, response to the injection is variable. To ensure proper location of injections we evaluated the role of ultrasound...
  36. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction for missed or neglected Achilles tendon rupture with V-Y lengthening and flexor hallucis longus tendon transfer through one incision
    Ilan Elias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:1238-48. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to introduce a novel operative technique and to evaluate the clinical outcomes in a cohort of patients with missed or neglected Achilles tendon ruptures...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dynamic sonographic evaluation of peroneal tendon subluxation
    Jason Neustadter
    Division of Ultrasound, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 S 10th St, 7 Main, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:985-8. 2004
    ..We therefore evaluated the effectiveness of sonography in revealing peroneal tendon subluxation in patients performing stress maneuvers...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparing contrast-enhanced ultrasound to immunohistochemical markers of angiogenesis in a human melanoma xenograft model: preliminary results
    Flemming Forsberg
    Department of Radiology, Division of Ultrasound, Thomas Jefferson University, Main Building, Suite 763J, 132 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 28:445-51. 2002
    ..However, the sample size of this study is small and, until further studies have been conducted, these conclusions are preliminary...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prostate: high-frequency Doppler US imaging for cancer detection
    Ethan J Halpern
    Department of Radiology, Jefferson Prostate Diagnostic Center, Thomas Jefferson University, 132 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Radiology 225:71-7. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Characterization of maxillofacial soft tissue vascular anomalies by ultrasound and color Doppler imaging: an adjuvant to computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging
    Lionel Gold
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:19-31. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint High-frequency Doppler US of the prostate: effect of patient position
    Ethan J Halpern
    Department of Radiology, Jefferson Prostate Diagnostic Center, Thomas Jefferson University, 132 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5244, USA
    Radiology 222:634-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate cancer detection with directed biopsy of the prostate on the basis of high-frequency Doppler ultrasonographic (US) findings, and to determine the effect of patient position on the observed flow pattern...