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Giovanna Casola

TitleProfessor Of Clinical
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
DepartmentRadiology
Address200 W. Arbor Drive #8756
San Diego CA 92103
Phone619-543-6768
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    Massachusetts General HospitalResidency in Diagnostic RadiologyHarvard School of Medicine
    University of SherbrookeDoctor of Medicine

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    1. Hong CW, Marsh A, Wolfson T, Paige J, Dekhordy SF, Schlein AN, Housman E, Deiranieh LH, Li CQ, Wasnik AP, Jang HJ, Dietrich CF, Piscaglia F, Casola G, O'Boyle M, Richman KM, Valasek MA, Andre M, Loomba R, Sirlin CB. Reader agreement and accuracy of ultrasound features for hepatic steatosis. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Jun 28. PMID: 29951900.
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    2. Meisinger QC, Brown MA, Dehqanzada ZA, Doucet J, Coimbra R, Casola G. A 10-year restrospective evaluation of ultrasound in pregnant abdominal trauma patients. Emerg Radiol. 2016 Apr; 23(2):105-9. PMID: 26585759.
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    3. Liss MA, DeConde R, Caovan D, Hofler J, Gabe M, Palazzi KL, Patel ND, Lee HJ, Ideker T, Van Poppel H, Karow D, Aertsen M, Casola G, Derweesh IH. Parenchymal Volumetric Assessment as a Predictive Tool to Determine Renal Function Benefit of Nephron-Sparing Surgery Compared with Radical Nephrectomy. J Endourol. 2016 Jan; 30(1):114-21. PMID: 26192380; PMCID: PMC4841003 [Available on 01/01/17].
    4. Dehqanzada ZA, Meisinger Q, Doucet J, Smith A, Casola G, Coimbra R. Complete ultrasonography of trauma in screening blunt abdominal trauma patients is equivalent to computed tomographic scanning while reducing radiation exposure and cost. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Aug; 79(2):199-205. PMID: 26218686.
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    5. Fidler JL, Zhang Z, Herman BA, Limburg PJ, Fletcher JG, Dachman A, Heiken JP, Kuo MD, Menias CO, Siewert B, Cheema JI, Obregon RG, Zimmerman P, Horton KM, Coakley K, Iyer RB, Hara A, Halvorsen RA, Casola G, Yee J, Burgart LJ, Johnson CD. CT colonography for the detection of nonpolypoid adenomas: sensitivity assessed with restricted national CT colonography trial criteria. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Dec; 203(6):W614-22. PMID: 25415726; PMCID: PMC4312488.
    6. Johnson CD, Herman BA, Chen MH, Toledano AY, Heiken JP, Dachman AH, Kuo MD, Menias CO, Siewert B, Cheema JI, Obregon R, Fidler JL, Zimmerman P, Horton KM, Coakley KJ, Iyer RB, Hara AK, Halvorsen RA, Casola G, Yee J, Blevins M, Burgart LJ, Limburg PJ, Gatsonis CA. The National CT Colonography Trial: assessment of accuracy in participants 65 years of age and older. Radiology. 2012 May; 263(2):401-8. PMID: 22361006; PMCID: PMC3329269.
    7. Hara AK, Kuo MD, Blevins M, Chen MH, Yee J, Dachman A, Menias CO, Siewert B, Cheema JI, Obregon RG, Fidler JL, Zimmerman P, Horton KM, Coakley K, Iyer RB, Halvorsen RA, Casola G, Johnson CD. National CT colonography trial (ACRIN 6664): comparison of three full-laxative bowel preparations in more than 2500 average-risk patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 May; 196(5):1076-82. PMID: 21512073; PMCID: PMC3144954.
    8. Hara AK, Blevins M, Chen MH, Dachman AH, Kuo MD, Menias CO, Siewert B, Cheema JI, Obregon RG, Fidler JL, Zimmerman P, Horton KM, Coakley KJ, Iyer RB, Halvorsen RA, Casola G, Yee J, Herman BA, Johnson CD. ACRIN CT colonography trial: does reader's preference for primary two-dimensional versus primary three-dimensional interpretation affect performance? Radiology. 2011 May; 259(2):435-41. PMID: 21364081; PMCID: PMC3079118.
    9. Fletcher JG, Chen MH, Herman BA, Johnson CD, Toledano A, Dachman AH, Hara AK, Fidler JL, Menias CO, Coakley KJ, Kuo M, Horton KM, Cheema J, Iyer R, Siewert B, Yee J, Obregon R, Zimmerman P, Halvorsen R, Casola G, Morrin M. Can radiologist training and testing ensure high performance in CT colonography? Lessons From the National CT Colonography Trial. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Jul; 195(1):117-25. PMID: 20566804; PMCID: PMC3020575.
    10. Mamlouk MD, vanSonnenberg E, Gosalia R, Drachman D, Gridley D, Zamora JG, Casola G, Ornstein S. Pulmonary embolism at CT angiography: implications for appropriateness, cost, and radiation exposure in 2003 patients. Radiology. 2010 Aug; 256(2):625-32. PMID: 20551182.
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    11. Faria SC, Ganesan K, Mwangi I, Shiehmorteza M, Viamonte B, Mazhar S, Peterson M, Kono Y, Santillan C, Casola G, Sirlin CB. MR imaging of liver fibrosis: current state of the art. Radiographics. 2009 Oct; 29(6):1615-35. PMID: 19959511.
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    12. Johnson CD, Chen MH, Toledano AY, Heiken JP, Dachman A, Kuo MD, Menias CO, Siewert B, Cheema JI, Obregon RG, Fidler JL, Zimmerman P, Horton KM, Coakley K, Iyer RB, Hara AK, Halvorsen RA, Casola G, Yee J, Herman BA, Burgart LJ, Limburg PJ. Accuracy of CT colonography for detection of large adenomas and cancers. N Engl J Med. 2008 Sep 18; 359(12):1207-17. PMID: 18799557; PMCID: PMC2654614.
    13. Tamburrini S, Brunetti A, Brown M, Sirlin C, Casola G. Acute appendicitis: diagnostic value of nonenhanced CT with selective use of contrast in routine clinical settings. Eur Radiol. 2007 Aug; 17(8):2055-61. PMID: 17180324.
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    14. Hall FM, Casola G, Sirlin CB, Furtado CD, Aguirre DA, Brown MA. Callback and follow-up guidelines for whole-body CT screening. Radiology. 2006 Nov; 241(2):627-8; author reply 628-9. PMID: 17057082.
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    15. Hamer OW, Aguirre DA, Casola G, Lavine JE, Woenckhaus M, Sirlin CB. Fatty liver: imaging patterns and pitfalls. Radiographics. 2006 Nov-Dec; 26(6):1637-53. PMID: 17102041.
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    16. Aguirre DA, Santosa AC, Casola G, Sirlin CB. Abdominal wall hernias: imaging features, complications, and diagnostic pitfalls at multi-detector row CT. Radiographics. 2005 Nov-Dec; 25(6):1501-20. PMID: 16284131.
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    17. Furtado CD, Aguirre DA, Sirlin CB, Dang D, Stamato SK, Lee P, Sani F, Brown MA, Levin DL, Casola G. Whole-body CT screening: spectrum of findings and recommendations in 1192 patients. Radiology. 2005 Nov; 237(2):385-94. PMID: 16170016.
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    18. Hamer OW, Aguirre DA, Casola G, Sirlin CB. Imaging features of perivascular fatty infiltration of the liver: initial observations. Radiology. 2005 Oct; 237(1):159-69. PMID: 16100085.
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    19. Tamburrini S, Brunetti A, Brown M, Sirlin CB, Casola G. CT appearance of the normal appendix in adults. Eur Radiol. 2005 Oct; 15(10):2096-103. PMID: 15912331.
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    20. Farahmand N, Sirlin CB, Brown MA, Shragg GP, Fortlage D, Hoyt DB, Casola G. Hypotensive patients with blunt abdominal trauma: performance of screening US. Radiology. 2005 May; 235(2):436-43. PMID: 15798158.
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    21. Laufik M, Buono D, Casola G, Sirlin C. Delayed traumatic bladder rupture. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Mar; 184(3 Suppl):S99-S101. PMID: 15728038.
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    22. Brown MA, Sirlin CB, Farahmand N, Hoyt DB, Casola G. Screening sonography in pregnant patients with blunt abdominal trauma. J Ultrasound Med. 2005 Feb; 24(2):175-81; quiz 183-184. PMID: 15661948.
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    23. Pereira JM, Sirlin CB, Pinto PS, Casola G. CT and MR imaging of extrahepatic fatty masses of the abdomen and pelvis: techniques, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and pitfalls. Radiographics. 2005 Jan-Feb; 25(1):69-85. PMID: 15653588.
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    24. Aguirre DA, Casola G, Sirlin C. Abdominal wall hernias: MDCT findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2004 Sep; 183(3):681-90. PMID: 15333356.
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    25. Pereira JM, Sirlin CB, Pinto PS, Jeffrey RB, Stella DL, Casola G. Disproportionate fat stranding: a helpful CT sign in patients with acute abdominal pain. Radiographics. 2004 May-Jun; 24(3):703-15. PMID: 15143223.
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    26. Sirlin CB, Brown MA, Andrade-Barreto OA, Deutsch R, Fortlage DA, Hoyt DB, Casola G. Blunt abdominal trauma: clinical value of negative screening US scans. Radiology. 2004 Mar; 230(3):661-8. PMID: 14990832.
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    27. Sirlin CB, Brown MA, Deutsch R, Andrade-Barreto OA, Fortlage DA, Hoyt DB, Casola G. Screening US for blunt abdominal trauma: objective predictors of false-negative findings and missed injuries. Radiology. 2003 Dec; 229(3):766-74. PMID: 14657314.
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    28. Brown MA, Sirlin CB, Hoyt DB, Casola G. Screening ultrasound in blunt abdominal trauma. J Intensive Care Med. 2003 Sep-Oct; 18(5):253-60. PMID: 15035759.
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