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    Seth T Dahlberg MD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
      Other Positions
      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
      DivisionNuclear Medicine


        Academic Background

        Medical School
        Tufts University School of Medicine, 1981
        University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH
        University of Massachusetts Medical Center

        Clinical/Research Interests

        Nuclear Cardiology

        Kinetics of radiolabeled myocardialperfusion agents. Use of perfusion imaging to assess prognosisin patients with heart disease.

        Techniques in Use: Indicator-dilution studies with isolatedrabbit hearts. Use of compartmental modeling.

        Current Summary: Further information may be obtained directlyfrom the investigator.

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        1. Jin M, Niu X, Qi W, Yang Y, Dey J, King MA, Dahlberg S, Wernick MN. 4D reconstruction for low-dose cardiac gated SPECT. Med Phys. 2013 Feb; 40(2):022501.
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        2. Dey J, Segars WP, Pretorius PH, Walvick RP, Bruyant PP, Dahlberg S, King MA. Estimation and correction of cardiac respiratory motion in SPECT in the presence of limited-angle effects due to irregular respiration. Med Phys. 2010 Dec; 37(12):6453-65.
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        3. Dahlberg ST. Assessment of myocardial perfusion with Tc-99m: image is everything. J Nucl Cardiol. 2009 Jul-Aug; 16(4):493-6.
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        4. Hansen CL, Goldstein RA, Akinboboye OO, Berman DS, Botvinick EH, Churchwell KB, Cooke CD, Corbett JR, Cullom SJ, Dahlberg ST, Druz RS, Ficaro EP, Galt JR, Garg RK, Germano G, Heller GV, Henzlova MJ, Hyun MC, Johnson LL, Mann A, McCallister BD, Quaife RA, Ruddy TD, Sundaram SN, Taillefer R, Ward RP, Mahmarian JJ. Myocardial perfusion and function: single photon emission computed tomography. J Nucl Cardiol. 2007 Nov-Dec; 14(6):e39-60.
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        5. Tighe DA, Rosetti M, Vinch CS, Chandok D, Muldoon D, Wiggin B, Dahlberg ST, Aurigemma GP. Influence of image quality on the accuracy of real time three-dimensional echocardiography to measure left ventricular volumes in unselected patients: a comparison with gated-SPECT imaging. Echocardiography. 2007 Nov; 24(10):1073-80.
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        6. Hansen CL, Goldstein RA, Berman DS, Churchwell KB, Cooke CD, Corbett JR, Cullom SJ, Dahlberg ST, Galt JR, Garg RK, Heller GV, Hyun MC, Johnson LL, Mann A, McCallister BD, Taillefer R, Ward RP, Mahmarian JJ. Myocardial perfusion and function single photon emission computed tomography. J Nucl Cardiol. 2006 Nov; 13(6):e97-120.
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        7. Feng B, Pretorius PH, Farncombe TH, Dahlberg ST, Narayanan MV, Wernick MN, Celler AM, Leppo JA, King MA. Simultaneous assessment of cardiac perfusion and function using 5-dimensional imaging with Tc-99m teboroxime. J Nucl Cardiol. 2006 May-Jun; 13(3):354-61.
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        8. Kupinski MA, Hoppin JW, Krasnow J, Dahlberg S, Leppo JA, King MA, Clarkson E, Barrett HH. Comparing cardiac ejection fraction estimation algorithms without a gold standard. Acad Radiol. 2006 Mar; 13(3):329-37.
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        9. Pretorius PH, King MA, Gifford HC, Dahlberg ST, Spencer F, Simon E, Rashkin J, Botkin N, Berndt W, Narayanan MV, Leppo JA. Myocardial perfusion SPECT reconstruction: receiver operating characteristic comparison of CAD detection accuracy of filtered backprojection reconstruction with all of the clinical imaging information available to readers and solely stress slices iteratively reconstructed with combined compensation. J Nucl Cardiol. 2005 May-Jun; 12(3):284-93.
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        10. Narayanan MV, King MA, Pretorius PH, Dahlberg ST, Spencer F, Simon E, Ewald E, Healy E, MacNaught K, Leppo JA. Human-observer receiver-operating-characteristic evaluation of attenuation, scatter, and resolution compensation strategies for (99m)Tc myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Med. 2003 Nov; 44(11):1725-34.
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        11. Dahlberg S, Leppo J. Risk stratification of the normal perfusion scan: does normal stress perfusion always mean very low risk? J Nucl Cardiol. 2003 Jan-Feb; 10(1):87-91.
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