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Robert G Sheiman MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentRadiology
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DepartmentRadiology


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    Columbia University, New York, NY, United StatesBSChemical Engineering
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, United StatesMD
    Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MAResidencySurgery
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NYResidencyOtolaryngology
    UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MAClinical FellowVascular Interventional Radiology
    UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MAResidencyDiagnostic Radiology

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    1. Siewert B, Millo NZ, Sahi K, Sheiman RG, Brook OR, Sun MRM, Kane RA. The Incidental Splenic Mass at CT: Does It Need Further Work-up? An Observational Study. Radiology. 2018 04; 287(1):156-166. PMID: 29369753.
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    2. Nguyen Q, Mehta SV, Fang J, Sheiman R, Kane R, Ahmed M, Sarwar A, Siewert B, Brook OR. Thirty-day emergency room visits and hospital admissions after outpatient non-vascular image-guided procedures. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Oct; 42(10):2538-2543. PMID: 28466184.
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    3. McGillen KL, Boos J, Nathavitharana R, Brook A, Sun MR, Siewert B, Raptopoulos V, Kane R, Sheiman R, Brook OR. Diagnostic yield and clinical impact of microbiologic diagnosis from CT-guided drainage in patients previously treated with empiric antibiotics. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Jan; 42(1):298-305. PMID: 27654990.
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    4. Brook OR, Thornton E, Mendiratta-Lala M, Mahadevan A, Raptopoulos V, Brook A, Najarian R, Sheiman R, Siewert B. CT Imaging Findings after Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Liver Tumors. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2015; 2015:126245. PMID: 26221135.
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    5. Marotti JD, Rao KP, Brister KJ, Gutmann EJ, Tsapakos MJ, Sheiman R, Wang HH, VanderLaan PA. Cytologic rapid on-site evaluation of transthoracic computed tomography-guided lung needle biopsies: who should perform ROSE? A cross-institutional analysis of procedural and diagnostic outcomes. J Am Soc Cytopathol. 2015 May - Jun; 4(3):160-169. PMID: 31051697.
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    6. Senapati GM, Sheiman RG, Almashat S, Goldsmith JD. Pleomorphic liposarcoma of the inferior vena cava. Radiographics. 2015 Jan-Feb; 35(1):269-74. PMID: 25590403.
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    7. Brook OR, Abadi S, Shreiber R, Engel A, Mendiratta-Lala M, Brook A, Sheiman RG. Calcium score: semiautomatic calculation using different vendors versus fully automatic software. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2014 May-Jun; 38(3):434-8. PMID: 24681862.
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    8. Brook OR, Mullan CP, Mendiratta-Lala M, Joyce R, Sheiman R, Brook A, Siewert B. Pancreatic atrophy in patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease. Abdom Imaging. 2014 Apr; 39(2):342-7. PMID: 24441578.
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    9. Mendiratta-Lala M, Sheiman R, Brook OR, Gourtsoyianni S, Mahadevan A, Siewert B. CT-guided core biopsy and percutaneous fiducial seed placement in the lung: can these procedures be combined without an increase in complication rate or decrease in technical success? Eur J Radiol. 2014 Apr; 83(4):720-5. PMID: 24534120.
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    10. Moran DE, Bennett AE, Sheiman RG. Diagnostic radiology of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2013 Aug; 34(4):352-64. PMID: 23895907.
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    11. Collins KC, Odell DD, Sheiman RG, Gangadharan SP. Critically compromised airway secondary to expanding esophageal mucocele. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug; 94(2):635-6. PMID: 22818311.
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    12. Sheiman RG, Mullan C, Ahmed M. In vivo determination of a modified heat capacity of small hepatocellular carcinomas prior to radiofrequency ablation: correlation with adjacent vasculature and tumour recurrence. Int J Hyperthermia. 2012; 28(2):122-31. PMID: 22335226.
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    13. Corwin MT, Smith AJ, Karam AR, Sheiman RG. Incidentally detected misty mesentery on CT: risk of malignancy correlates with mesenteric lymph node size. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2012 Jan-Feb; 36(1):26-9. PMID: 22261767.
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    14. Mullan CP, Siewert B, Kane RA, Sheiman RG. Can Doppler sonography discern between hemodynamically significant and insignificant portal vein stenosis after adult liver transplantation? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Dec; 195(6):1438-43. PMID: 21098207.
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    15. Mendiratta-Lala M, Brennan DD, Brook OR, Faintuch S, Mowschenson PM, Sheiman RG, Goldberg SN. Efficacy of radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of small functional adrenal neoplasms. Radiology. 2011 Jan; 258(1):308-16. PMID: 20980448.
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    16. Corwin MT, Siewert B, Sheiman RG, Kane RA. Incidentally detected gallbladder polyps: is follow-up necessary?--Long-term clinical and US analysis of 346 patients. Radiology. 2011 Jan; 258(1):277-82. PMID: 20697115.
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    17. Mendiratta-Lala M, Brook OR, Midkiff BD, Brennan DD, Thornton E, Faintuch S, Sheiman RG, Goldberg SN. Quality initiatives: strategies for anticipating and reducing complications and treatment failures in hepatic radiofrequency ablation. Radiographics. 2010 Jul-Aug; 30(4):1107-22. PMID: 20442337.
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    18. Sheiman RG, Sitek A. Feasibility of measurement of pancreatic perfusion parameters with single-compartment kinetic model applied to dynamic contrast-enhanced CT images. Radiology. 2008 Dec; 249(3):878-82. PMID: 18840789.
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    19. Bankier AA, Levine D, Sheiman RG, Lev MH, Kressel HY. Redundant publications in radiology: shades of gray in a seemingly black-and-white issue. Radiology. 2008 Jun; 247(3):605-7. PMID: 18487529.
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    20. Sheiman RG, Sitek A. CT perfusion imaging: know its assumptions and limitations. Radiology. 2008 Feb; 246(2):649; author reply 649-50. PMID: 18227562.
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    21. Sheiman RG, Janne d'Othée B, d'Othée BJ. Screening carotid sonography before elective coronary artery bypass graft surgery: who needs it. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007 May; 188(5):W475-9. PMID: 17449747.
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    22. Sobolevsky S, Sheiman RG, Faintuch S, Perry L. Femoral-to-port through-and-through wire access to reestablish subcutaneous port function. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007 Apr; 188(4):1047-9. PMID: 17377044.
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    23. Janne d'Othée B, Tham JC, Sheiman RG. Restoration of patency in failing tunneled hemodialysis catheters: a comparison of catheter exchange, exchange and balloon disruption of the fibrin sheath, and femoral stripping. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Jun; 17(6):1011-5. PMID: 16778235.
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    24. Sitek A, Sheiman RG. Small-bowel perfusion measurement: feasibility with single-compartment kinetic model applied to dynamic contrast-enhanced CT. Radiology. 2005 Nov; 237(2):670-4. PMID: 16244275.
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    25. Copel L, Katz R, Blachar A, Sosna J, Sheiman RG. Clinical and duplex US assessment of effects of sildenafil on cavernosal arteries of the penis: comparison with intracavernosal injection of vasoactive agents--initial experience. Radiology. 2005 Dec; 237(3):986-91. PMID: 16237136.
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    26. Sheiman RG, Stuart K. Percutaneous cystic duct stent placement for the treatment of acute cholecystitis resulting from common bile duct stent placement for malignant obstruction. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2004 Sep; 15(9):999-1001. PMID: 15361570.
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    27. Sheiman RG, Mastromatteo M. Iatrogenic femoral pseudoaneurysms that are unresponsive to percutaneous thrombin injection: potential causes. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003 Nov; 181(5):1301-4. PMID: 14573423.
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    28. Vrachliotis TG, Tachtaras A, Doundoulakis N, Sheiman RG, Papadopoulos V, Stringaris KA. Percutaneous management of extensive clot trapped in a temporary vena cava filter. J Endovasc Ther. 2003 Oct; 10(5):1001-5. PMID: 14656168.
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    29. Kuhle WG, Sheiman RG. Detection of active colonic hemorrhage with use of helical CT: findings in a swine model. Radiology. 2003 Sep; 228(3):743-52. PMID: 12954894.
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    30. Goldberg SN, Ahmed M, Weinstein J, Hare B, Bloch S, Sheiman RG. Low-power transverse ultrasonic treatment of portal vein thrombosis in an animal model. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2002 Sep; 13(9 Pt 1):915-21. PMID: 12354826.
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    31. Sheiman RG, Vrachliotis T, Brophy DP, Ransil BJ. Transmitted cardiac pulsations as an indicator of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt function: initial observations. Radiology. 2002 Jul; 224(1):225-30. PMID: 12091687.
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    32. Vrachliotis T, Sheiman RG. Treatment of massive hemoptysis with intraarterial thrombin injection of a bronchial artery. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 Jul; 179(1):113-4. PMID: 12076916.
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    33. Makris J, Sheiman RG. Percutaneous treatment of a gastrocutaneous fistula after gastrostomy tube removal. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2002 Feb; 13(2 Pt 1):205-7. PMID: 11830628.
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    34. Vrachliotis TG, Sheiman RG, Brophy DP. Re: Internal mammary artery pseudoaneurysm complicating central venous line placement: treatment with percutaneous thrombin injection. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2001 Nov-Dec; 24(6):449-51. PMID: 11907761.
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    35. Sheiman RG, Brophy DP. Treatment of iatrogenic femoral pseudoaneurysms with percutaneous thrombin injection: experience in 54 patients. Radiology. 2001 Apr; 219(1):123-7. PMID: 11274546.
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    36. Sheiman RG, Chan R, Matthews JB. Percutaneous treatment of a pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2001 Apr; 12(4):524-6. PMID: 11287543.
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    37. Sheiman R. Arterial Doppler US: disturbing conservation of erroneous terms. Radiology. 2000 Dec; 217(3):919-20. PMID: 11110967.
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    38. Sheiman RG, Reynolds K, Raptopoulos V. Alterations in hepatic perfusion resulting from splanchnic venous luminal compromise caused by pancreatic carcinoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2000 Jul; 175(1):105-8. PMID: 10882256.
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    39. Brophy DP, Bloomgarden DC, Sheiman RG, Haskal ZJ. SCVIR annual meeting film panel session: diagnosis and discussion of case 2. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2000 Apr; 11(4):522-6. PMID: 10787214.
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    40. Rosen MP, Sheiman R. Transhepatic mechanical thrombectomy followed by infusion of TPA into the superior mesenteric artery to treat acute mesenteric vein thrombosis. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2000 Feb; 11(2 Pt 1):195-8. PMID: 10716389.
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    41. Brophy DP, Sheiman RG, Amatulle P, Akbari CM. Iatrogenic femoral pseudoaneurysms: thrombin injection after failed US-guided compression. Radiology. 2000 Jan; 214(1):278-82. PMID: 10644137.
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    42. Sheiman RG, Brophy DP, Perry LJ, Akbari C. Thrombin injection for the repair of brachial artery pseudoaneurysms. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1999 Oct; 173(4):1029-30. PMID: 10511172.
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    43. Sheiman RG, McArdle CR. Clinically suspected pulmonary embolism: use of bilateral lower extremity US as the initial examination--a prospective study. Radiology. 1999 Jul; 212(1):75-8. PMID: 10405724.
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    44. Goldberg SN, Stein MC, Gazelle GS, Sheiman RG, Kruskal JB, Clouse ME. Percutaneous radiofrequency tissue ablation: optimization of pulsed-radiofrequency technique to increase coagulation necrosis. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 1999 Jul-Aug; 10(7):907-16. PMID: 10435709.
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    45. Sheiman RG, Prassopoulos P, Raptopoulos V. CT detection of layering of i.v. contrast material in the abdominal aorta. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Nov; 171(5):1291-5. PMID: 9798864.
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    46. Prassopoulos P, Raptopoulos V, Chuttani R, McKee JD, McNicholas MM, Sheiman RG. Development of virtual CT cholangiopancreatoscopy. Radiology. 1998 Nov; 209(2):570-4. PMID: 9807592.
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    47. Sheiman RG, Fey C, McNicholas M, Raptopoulos V. Possible causes of inconclusive results on CT-guided thoracic and abdominal core biopsies. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Jun; 170(6):1603-7. PMID: 9609181.
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    48. McNicholas MM, Raptopoulos VD, Schwartz RK, Sheiman RG, Zormpala A, Prassopoulos PK, Ernst RD, Pearlman JD. Excretory phase CT urography for opacification of the urinary collecting system. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 May; 170(5):1261-7. PMID: 9574598.
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    49. Weintraub JL, Sheiman RG, Rosen MP, Porter DH, Kim D. Valvectomy with use of a percutaneous directional atherectomy catheter in failing in situ saphenous vein grafts. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 1997 May-Jun; 8(3):355-8. PMID: 9152907.
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    50. Raptopoulos V, Steer ML, Sheiman RG, Vrachliotis TG, Gougoutas CA, Movson JS. The use of helical CT and CT angiography to predict vascular involvement from pancreatic cancer: correlation with findings at surgery. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Apr; 168(4):971-7. PMID: 9124153.
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    51. Sheiman RG. High resolution ultrasonography for the management of severe ulcerative colitis: patient friendly but not user friendly. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 1997; 3(4):321-2. PMID: 23282882.
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    52. Sheiman RG, Raptopoulos V. Delayed intravenous contrast medium washout from the small bowel in patients with pancreatic carcinoma and splanchnic venous invasion. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1996 Nov-Dec; 20(6):924-9. PMID: 8933792.
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    53. Sheiman RG, Raptopoulos V, Caruso P, Vrachliotis T, Pearlman J. Comparison of tailored and empiric scan delays for CT angiography of the abdomen. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1996 Sep; 167(3):725-9. PMID: 8751690.
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    54. Raptopoulos V, Rosen MP, Kent KC, Kuestner LM, Sheiman RG, Pearlman JD. Sequential helical CT angiography of aortoiliac disease. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1996 Jun; 166(6):1347-54. PMID: 8633446.
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    55. Porter DH, Rosen MP, Skillman JJ, Sheiman RG, Kent KC, Kim D. Mid-term and long-term results with directional atherectomy of vein graft stenoses. J Vasc Surg. 1996 Apr; 23(4):554-67. PMID: 8627889.
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    56. Rosen MP, Sheiman RG, Weintraub J, McArdle C. Compression sonography in patients with indeterminate or low-probability lung scans: lack of usefulness in the absence of both symptoms of deep-vein thrombosis and thromboembolic risk factors. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1996 Feb; 166(2):285-9. PMID: 8553931.
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    57. Silen W, Sheiman RG. Giant colonic diverticulum. N Engl J Med. 1995 Dec 14; 333(24):1645. PMID: 7477214.
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    58. Sheiman RG, Weintraub JL, McArdle CR. Bilateral lower extremity US in the patient with bilateral symptoms of deep venous thrombosis: assessment of need. Radiology. 1995 Aug; 196(2):379-81. PMID: 7617848.
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    59. Perry LJ, Sheiman RG, Hartnell GG. Interventional radiology and cross sectional imaging in venous access. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 1995 Jul; 4(3):505-35. PMID: 7552791.
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    60. Sheiman RG, McArdle CR. Bilateral lower extremity US in the patient with unilateral symptoms of deep venous thrombosis: assessment of need. Radiology. 1995 Jan; 194(1):171-3. PMID: 7997546.
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    61. Sheiman RG. Laminar flow: a disturbing term. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1994 Oct; 163(4):993. PMID: 8092056.
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    62. Sheiman RG, Afonso SA, Phillips DA. Venous valvular incompetence of the upper extremity. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 1994 Jan-Feb; 5(1):141-3. PMID: 8136592.
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    63. Sheiman RG, Phillips DA. Combined effects of urokinase and heparin on PTT values during thrombolytic therapy. Angiology. 1993 Feb; 44(2):114-22. PMID: 8434804.
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    64. Raptopoulos V, Sheiman RG, Phillips DA, Davidoff A, Silva WE. Traumatic aortic tear: screening with chest CT. Radiology. 1992 Mar; 182(3):667-73. PMID: 1535879.
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