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Robert Licho MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentRadiology
AddressUMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
Phone508-856-4257
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    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DepartmentRadiology
    DivisionNuclear Medicine


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    New York University, New York, NY, United StatesBABiochemistry/EnglishLiterature
    Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, United StatesMD
    Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, NYInternshipInternal Medicine
    Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, NYResidencyNuclear Medicine
    Albany Medical College, Albany, NYResearch FellowPhysiology
    Stanford University, Stanford, CAResidencyNuclear Medicine

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    1. McIntosh LJ, Bankier AA, Vijayaraghavan GR, Licho R, Rosen MP. COVID-19 Vaccination-Related Uptake on FDG PET/CT: An Emerging Dilemma and Suggestions for Management. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2021 10; 217(4):975-983. PMID: 33646823.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    2. Dinh KH, Harris AF, LaFemina J, Whalen GF, Sullivan M, Licho R, Hill T, Lambert LA. Advantages of day-before lymphoscintigraphy and undiluted methylene blue dye injections for sentinel lymph node biopsies for melanoma. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Dec; 114(8):947-950. PMID: 27634654.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Mukherjee JM, Lindsay C, Mukherjee A, Olivier P, Shao L, King MA, Licho R. Improved frame-based estimation of head motion in PET brain imaging. Med Phys. 2016 May; 43(5):2443. PMID: 27147355.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. King MA, Mukherjee JM, K├Ânik A, Zubal IG, Dey J, Licho R. Design of a Multi-Pinhole Collimator for I-123 DaTscan Imaging on Dual-Headed SPECT Systems in Combination with a Fan-Beam Collimator. IEEE Trans Nucl Sci. 2016 Feb; 63(1):90-97. PMID: 27182078.
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    5. Lehovich A, Bruyant PP, Gifford HS, Schneider PB, Squires S, Licho R, Gindi G, King MA. Impact on reader performance for lesion-detection/ localization tasks of anatomical priors in SPECT reconstruction. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2009 Sep; 28(9):1459-67. PMID: 19336295.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Pereira NF, Gifford HC, Pretorius PH, Smyczynski M, Licho R, Schneider P, Farncombe T, King MA. An evaluation of iterative reconstruction strategies based on mediastinal lesion detection using hybrid Ga-67 SPECT images. Med Phys. 2008 Nov; 35(11):4808-15. PMID: 19070213.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Cerny J, Licho R, Simkin P, Walsh WV. Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy disappearance despite lung cancer relapse. South Med J. 2008 Sep; 101(9):970-1. PMID: 18708966.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Mandelbrot DA, Dhaliwal SK, Evan NR, Licho R, Reinhardt CP, Jaffry S. Validation of neutron activation as a novel method to determine glomerular filtration rate. Nephron Clin Pract. 2007; 107(3):c117-22. PMID: 17940340.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Pereira NF, Gifford HC, Pretorius PH, Farncombe T, Smyczynski M, Licho R, Schneider P, King MA. An Evaluation of Iterative Reconstruction Strategies on Mediastinal Lesion Detection Using Hybrid Ga-67 SPECT Images. IEEE Nucl Sci Symp Conf Rec (1997). 2007; 5:3486-3490. PMID: 19169427.
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    10. Lehovich A, Bruyant PP, Gifford HC, Schneider PB, Squires S, Licho R, Gindi G, King MA. Human-observer LROC study of lesion detection in Ga-67 SPECT images reconstructed using MAP with anatomical priors. IEEE Nucl Sci Symp Conf Rec (1997). 2006; 3:1699-1702. PMID: 19412357.
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    11. Gifford HC, Zheng XM, Licho R, Pretorius PH, Schneider PB, Simkin PH, King MA. Factors Influencing Lesion Detection in SPECT Lung Images. IEEE Nucl Sci Symp Conf Rec (1997). 2006; 5:2662-2666. PMID: 19169428.
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    12. Licho R, Litofsky NS, Senitko M, George M. Inaccuracy of Tl-201 brain SPECT in distinguishing cerebral infections from lymphoma in patients with AIDS. Clin Nucl Med. 2002 Feb; 27(2):81-6. PMID: 11786734.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Wells RG, King MA, Simkin PH, Judy PF, Brill AB, Gifford HC, Licho R, Pretorius PH, Schneider PB, Seldin DW. Comparing filtered backprojection and ordered-subsets expectation maximization for small-lesion detection and localization in 67Ga SPECT. J Nucl Med. 2000 Aug; 41(8):1391-9. PMID: 10945533.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Case JA, Licho R, King MA, Weaver JP. Bone SPECT of the spine: a comparison of attenuation correction techniques. J Nucl Med. 1999 Apr; 40(4):604-13. PMID: 10210219.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Licho R, Glick SJ, Xia W, Pan TS, Penney BC, King MA. Attenuation compensation in 99mTc SPECT brain imaging: a comparison of the use of attenuation maps derived from transmission versus emission data in normal scans. J Nucl Med. 1999 Mar; 40(3):456-63. PMID: 10086711.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Savarese DM, Gordon J, Smith TW, Litofsky NS, Licho R, Ragland R, Recht L. Cerebral demyelination syndrome in a patient treated with 5-fluorouracil and levamisole. The use of thallium SPECT imaging to assist in noninvasive diagnosis--a case report. Cancer. 1996 Jan 15; 77(2):387-94. PMID: 8625249.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    17. Hagerty C, Licho R, Recht L. Cortical blindness after correction of symptomatic hyponatremia: dynamic cerebral dysfunction visualized using serial SPECT scanning. J Nucl Med. 1995 Jul; 36(7):1272-4. PMID: 7790955.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Simkin PH, Licho R, Brill AB. Pulmonary nuclear medicine. Curr Opin Radiol. 1991 Dec; 3(6):859-70. PMID: 1751295.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Klonecke AS, Licho R, McDougall IR. A technique for intraoperative bone scintigraphy. A report of 17 cases. Clin Nucl Med. 1991 Jul; 16(7):482-6. PMID: 1934791.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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