Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Accurate Therapeutic Response Assessment of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Using Quantitative Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging With a Point-of-Care Perfusion Phantom: A Pilot Study.Investigative Radiology.  54:16-22. 2019
2018 Creating a Culture to Support Radiology Resident Mothers.Journal of the American College of Radiology.  15:1765-1767. 2018
2018 Diffusion-weighted MRI as a screening tool for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic livers: correlation with explant data-a pilot study.Abdominal Radiology.  43:2686-2692. 2018
2018 Acute Pancreatitis: How Can MR Imaging Help.Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinics of North America.  26:439-450. 2018
2018 The Role of Dual-Energy Computed Tomography in Assessment of Abdominal Oncology and Beyond.Radiologic Clinics of North America.  56:565-585. 2018
2018 Anti-reflux procedures: complications, radiologic findings, and surgical and gastroenterologic perspectives.Abdominal Radiology.  43:1308-1318. 2018
2018 Dynamic 3T pelvic floor magnetic resonance imaging in women progressing from the nulligravid to the primiparous state.International Urogynecology Journal.  29:735-744. 2018
2017 Characterization of Incidental Renal Mass With Dual-Energy CT: Diagnostic Accuracy of Effective Atomic Number Maps for Discriminating Nonenhancing Cysts From Enhancing Masses.American Journal of Roentgenology.  209:W221-W230. 2017
2017 Portable perfusion phantom for quantitative DCE-MRI of the abdomen.Medical Physics.  44:5198-5209. 2017
2017 Management of Incidental Pancreatic Cysts: A White Paper of the ACR Incidental Findings Committee.Journal of the American College of Radiology.  14:911-923. 2017
2017 Dual-energy CT workflow: multi-institutional consensus on standardization of abdominopelvic MDCT protocols.Abdominal Radiology.  42:676-687. 2017
2017 Effective use of the Hounsfield unit in the age of variable energy CT.Abdominal Radiology.  42:766-771. 2017
2017 Three things every radiologist should know about dual-energy CT.Abdominal Radiology.  42:674-675. 2017
2017 Semiautomatic determination of arterial input function in DCE-MRI of the abdomen.J Biomed Eng Med Imaging.  4:96-104. 2017
2017 White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 3: Vascular, Cardiac, Pulmonary, and Musculoskeletal Applications.Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography.  41:1-7. 2017
2017 White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 4: Abdominal and Pelvic Applications.Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography.  41:8-14. 2017
2016 A Guide to Writing Academic Portfolios for Radiologists.Academic Radiology.  23:1595-1603. 2016
2016 Quantitative iodine content threshold for discrimination of renal cell carcinomas using rapid kV-switching dual-energy CT.Abdominal Radiology.  42:727-734. 2016
2016 Consensus Statement of Society of Abdominal Radiology Disease-Focused Panel on Barium Esophagography in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.American Journal of Roentgenology.  207:1009-1015. 2016
2016 Injuries From an Exploding E-Cigarette: A Case Report.Annals of Internal Medicine.  165:678-679. 2016
2016 Current and Emerging Clinical Applications of Multispectral Optoacoustic Tomography (MSOT) in Oncology.Clinical Cancer Research.  22:3432-3439. 2016
2016 Acidic pH-targeted chitosan capped mesoporous silica coated gold nanorods facilitate detection of pancreatic tumors via multispectral optoacoustic tomography.ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering.  2:1108-1120. 2016
2016 Gadoxetate Disodium enhanced spectral dual-energy CT for evaluation of cholangiocarcinoma: Preliminary data.Annals of Medicine and Surgery.  6:17-22. 2016
2016 Diagnostic strategy and timing of intervention in infected necrotizing pancreatitis: an international expert survey and case vignette study.HPB.  18:49-56. 2016
2016 White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 1: Technology and Terminology.Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography.  40:841-845. 2016
2016 White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 2: Radiation Dose and Iodine Sensitivity.Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography.  40:846-850. 2016
2015 Prospective Cohort Study of Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis in Patients With Stage 3-5 Chronic Kidney Disease Undergoing MRI With Injected Gadobenate Dimeglumine or Gadoteridol.American Journal of Roentgenology.  205:469-478. 2015
2015 Imaging preoperatively for pancreatic adenocarcinoma.Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology.  6:343-357. 2015
2015 Multireader evaluation of lesion conspicuity in small pancreatic adenocarcinomas: complimentary value of iodine material density and low keV simulated monoenergetic images using multiphasic rapid kVp-switching dual energy CT.Gastrointestinal radiology.  40:1230-1240. 2015
2015 Abdominal rapid-kVp-switching dual-energy MDCT with reduced IV contrast compared to conventional MDCT with standard weight-based IV contrast: an intra-patient comparison.Gastrointestinal radiology.  40:852-858. 2015
2014 Dose escalation and dosimetry of first-in-human α radioimmunotherapy with 212Pb-TCMC-trastuzumab.Journal of Nuclear Medicine.  55:1636-1642. 2014
2014 Pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a pilot study of quantitative perfusion and diffusion-weighted breath-hold magnetic resonance imaging.Gastrointestinal radiology.  39:744-752. 2014
2014 Quantitative perfusion- and diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of gastrointestinal cancers treated with multikinase inhibitors: a pilot study.Gastrointestinal cancer research : GCR.  7:75-81. 2014
2014 Dual-energy CT of the abdomen.Gastrointestinal radiology.  39:108-134. 2014
2014 Erratum to: Pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a pilot study of quantitative perfusion and diffusion-weighted breath-hold magnetic resonance imaging (Abdom Imaging (2014) 39, (744–752) 10.1007/s00261-014-0107-z)Gastrointestinal radiology.  39:1143. 2014
2013 Differentiation of high lipid content from low lipid content adrenal lesions using single-source rapid kilovolt (peak)-switching dual-energy multidetector CT.Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography.  37:937-943. 2013
2013 Material density hepatic steatosis quantification on intravenous contrast-enhanced rapid kilovolt (peak)-switching single-source dual-energy computed tomography.Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography.  37:904-910. 2013
2013 Targeted treatment of cancer with radiofrequency electromagnetic fields amplitude-modulated at tumor-specific frequencies.Chinese Journal of Cancer.  32:573-581. 2013
2013 Computed tomography attenuation and patient characteristics as predictors of complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy.HPB.  15:709-715. 2013
2013 Single-source dual-energy spectral multidetector CT of pancreatic adenocarcinoma: optimization of energy level viewing significantly increases lesion contrast.Clinical Radiology.  68:148-154. 2013
2013 Anomalies, anatomic variants, and sources of diagnostic pitfalls in pancreatic imaging.Radiology.  266:28-36. 2013
2013 Classification of acute pancreatitis--2012: revision of the Atlanta classification and definitions by international consensus.Gut.  62:102-111. 2013
2012 Imaging after pancreatic surgery.Radiologic Clinics of North America.  50:529-545. 2012
2012 Pancreatic imaging. Preface.Radiologic Clinics of North America.  50:xi. 2012
2012 Successful closure of pharyngo-cutaneous and phayryngo-tracheal fistulas using removable hypopharyngeal stent after laryngectomy for laryngeal carcinoma.Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology.  18:62-67. 2012
2011 ResponseRadiology.  260:916. 2011
2011 Treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with very low levels of amplitude-modulated electromagnetic fields.British Journal of Cancer.  105:640-648. 2011
2011 Early therapy evaluation of combined cetuximab and irinotecan in orthotopic pancreatic tumor xenografts by dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging.Molecular Imaging.  10:153-167. 2011
2011 Assessment of adverse reaction rates during gadoteridol-enhanced MR imaging in 28,078 patients.Radiology.  259:109-116. 2011
2011 Components of a curriculum for molecular imaging scientists.Journal of Nuclear Medicine.  52:650-656. 2011
2011 DCE-MRI detects early vascular response in breast tumor xenografts following anti-DR5 therapy.Clinical Positron Imaging.  13:94-103. 2011
2011 The national lung screening trial: Overview and study designRadiology.  258:243-253. 2011
2010 Progress in the management of necrotizing pancreatitis.Expert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  4:701-708. 2010
2010 Bilateral adrenal gland enlargement secondary to histoplasmosis mimicking adrenal metastases: diagnosis with EUS-guided FNA.Diagnostic Cytopathology.  38:357-359. 2010
2010 Acute pancreatitis: computed tomography utilization and radiation exposure are related to severity but not patient age.Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  8:303-308. 2010
2010 Resectability of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in patients with locally advanced disease downstaged by preoperative therapy: a challenge for MDCT.American Journal of Roentgenology.  194:615-622. 2010
2010 Characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing debridement of pancreatic necrosis.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  14:245-251. 2010
2009 Cystic lesions of the pancreas.Seminars in Roentgenology.  44:255-265. 2009
2009 Cervical esophageal perforations at the time of endoscopic ultrasound: a prospective evaluation of frequency, outcomes, and patient management.American Journal of Gastroenterology.  104:53-56. 2009
2009 Pharyngeal dysphagia: what the radiologist needs to know.Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.  38:17-32. 2009
2008 ReplyAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  191. 2008
2008 Early therapy evaluation of combined anti-death receptor 5 antibody and gemcitabine in orthotopic pancreatic tumor xenografts by diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging.Cancer Research.  68:8369-8376. 2008
2008 Imaging of acute pancreatitis and its complications.Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  6:1077-1085. 2008
2008 Breast tumor xenografts: diffusion-weighted MR imaging to assess early therapy with novel apoptosis-inducing anti-DR5 antibody.Radiology.  248:844-851. 2008
2008 Multidetector computed tomography during combined therapy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma.Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  6:842-848.e3. 2008
2008 Reversed diastolic flow in the renal transplant: perioperative implications versus transplants older than 1 month.American Journal of Roentgenology.  190:650-655. 2008
2008 Transduodenal EUS-guided FNA of the right adrenal gland.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  67:522-527. 2008
2008 Post-pancreatitis Fat Necrosis Mimicking Carcinomatosis.Radiology Case Reports.  3:192. 2008
2006 Polycystic liver disease: multimodality imaging for complications and transplant evaluation.Radiographics.  26:1655-1668. 2006
2006 Author's Reply.Journal of the American College of Radiology.  15:591-593. 2006
2005 Biochemical analysis of pancreatic fluid collections predicts bacterial infection.Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  20:1667-1673. 2005
2005 Surgical approach to gastroesophageal reflux disease: what the radiologist needs to know.Radiographics.  25:1485-1499. 2005
2004 Adrenal gland hematomas in trauma patients.Radiology.  230:669-675. 2004
2003 Double reading of barium enemas: is it necessary?American Journal of Roentgenology.  181:1607-1610. 2003
2003 Endoscopic pancreaticoduodenostomy for treatment of pancreatic duct disconnection because of severe acute pancreatitis.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  58:130-134. 2003
2003 Endoscopic stent therapy in advanced chronic pancreatitis: relationships between ductal changes, clinical response, and stent patency.American Journal of Gastroenterology.  98:821-826. 2003
2002 Outcome differences after endoscopic drainage of pancreatic necrosis, acute pancreatic pseudocysts, and chronic pancreatic pseudocysts.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  56:7-17. 2002
2001 Concomitant sclerosing mesenteritis and bile duct fibrosis simulating Klatskin's tumor.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  5:658-660. 2001
2001 Placement of PEG tubes through previously placed self-expanding esophageal metal stents.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  54:237-241. 2001
2000 Appendiceal ganglioneuromas and pheochromocytoma in neurofibromatosis type 1.American Journal of Roentgenology.  175:132-134. 2000
2000 Biliary cast syndrome: successful endoscopic treatment.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  52:78-79. 2000
2000 CT cystography: radiographic and clinical predictors of bladder rupture.American Journal of Roentgenology.  174:89-95. 2000
2000 Role of ERCP in asymptomatic orthotopic liver transplant patients with abnormal liver enzymesAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  95:141-144. 2000
2000 Role of ERCP in asymptomatic orthotopic liver transplant patients with abnormal liver enzymes.American Journal of Gastroenterology.  95:141-144. 2000
1999 Endoscopic therapy of pseudocysts in chronic pancreatitisTechniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  1:162-167. 1999
1999 Organized pancreatic necrosis: endoscopic, radiologic, and pathologic features of a distinct clinical entity.Pancreas.  19:105-108. 1999
1999 Pancreas divisum: implications for diagnostic and therapeutic pancreatography.American Journal of Roentgenology.  173:193-198. 1999
1999 Proximal migration of a pancreatic duct stent: endoscopic retrieval using interventional cardiology accessories.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  50:124-125. 1999
1999 Acute necrotizing pancreatitis.New England Journal of Medicine.  340:1412-1417. 1999
1999 Comparison of two barium suspensions for dedicated small-bowel series.American Journal of Roentgenology.  172:379-382. 1999
1999 Stenotrophomonas (Xanthomonas) maltophilia infection in necrotizing pancreatitis.International Journal of Pancreatology.  25:59-63. 1999
1999 Endoscopic transgastric irrigation tube placement via PEG for debridement of organized pancreatic necrosisGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  50:574-577. 1999
1998 Endoscopic transgastric drainage of a retroperitoneal lymphocele.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  48:309-311. 1998
1998 Hemodialysis access graft stenosis: US detection.Radiology.  208:655-661. 1998
1998 Transmural drainage of pancreatic fluid collections without electrocautery using the Seldinger technique.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  48:195-200. 1998
1998 Hysterosalpingography with videofluoroscopy: effect on radiologic practice in an academic medical center.Academic Radiology.  5:480-484. 1998
1998 Pancreatic fluid collections: diagnosis and endoscopic management.Seminars in Gastrointestinal Disease.  9:61-72. 1998
1998 Practical imaging in acute pancreatitis.Seminars in Gastrointestinal Disease.  9:41-50. 1998
1998 Palliation of malignant gastric and small intestinal strictures with self-expandable metal stents.Endoscopy.  30:266-272. 1998
1997 Organized pancreatic necrosis. Definition, diagnosis, and managementGastroenterology International.  10:167-178. 1997
1997 Transmural drainage of pancreatic collections without electrocautery using the Seldinger technique: Ban the burn!Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  45. 1997
1997 Successful cytologic diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma from within a recently placed biliary Wallstent.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  46:288-289. 1997
1997 Dilation of a difficult benign pancreatic duct stricture using the Soehendra stent extractor.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  46:178-180. 1997
1997 Endoscopic removal of a "floating" biliary Gianturco Z stent five years after placement for a benign anastomotic stricture in a liver transplant patient.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  46:80-82. 1997
1997 Pancreatic fluid collections prior to intervention: evaluation with MR imaging compared with CT and US.Radiology.  203:773-778. 1997
1997 The diagnosis and management of fluid collections associated with pancreatitis.American Journal of Medicine.  102:555-563. 1997
1997 Computed model of gadolinium enhanced MRI of breast disease.European Journal of Radiology.  24:109-119. 1997
1997 Endoscopic transrectal drainage of a diverticular abscess.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  45:84-87. 1997
1997 Long-term outcome following successful endoscopic drainage of organized pancreatic necrosis (OPN): Skunk-poking revisitedGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  45. 1997
1997 Predicting drainability of pancreatic collections: Prospective comparison of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), and ultrasound (US)Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  45. 1997
1997 Treatment of colonic obstruction with expandable metal stents: radiologic features.American Journal of Roentgenology.  168:199-205. 1997
1996 MR imaging of breast implants and their complications.American Journal of Roentgenology.  167:1271-1275. 1996
1996 Endoscopic therapy for organized pancreatic necrosis.Gastroenterology.  111:755-764. 1996
1996 Expandable metal stents for treatment of non-esophageal/non-colonic enteral obstructionGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  43:348. 1996
1992 Gadolinium-enhanced MR imaging of renal masses.Radiographics.  12:1097-1116. 1992
1992 Intrapulmonary teratoma: a case report and review of the literature.Journal of Thoracic Imaging.  7:70-77. 1992
1990 Mediastinal actinomycosis.American Journal of Roentgenology.  155:735-737. 1990


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2015 Dual energy CT in pancreatic tumors.  75-93. 2015
2014 Diagnostic imaging of gastrointestinal bleeding.  49-66. 2014
2013 Ductal adenocarcinoma.  1389-1406. 2013
2012 Prostate MRI.  626-638. 2012

Principal Investigator On

  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant - Human Imaging Shared Facility  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2019
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant - Human Imaging Shared Facility  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2017
  • ACRIN 6690: A Prospective, Multi-Center Comparison of Multiphase Contrast-Enhanced CT and Multiphase Contrast-Enhanced MRI for Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Liver Transplant Allocation (R10-122)  awarded by American College of Radiology Imaging Network 2014 - 2017
  • Active - Human Imaging - Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2010 - 2015
  • Comprehensive Core for Quantitative Imaging Biomarker Analysis and Development (CCQIBAD) (R11-111)  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2012 - 2015
  • Center of Quantitative Imaging Excellence (R10-138)  awarded by American College of Radiology Imaging Network 2011 - 2014
  • ACRIN 6690: A Prospective, Multi-Center Comparison of Multiphase Contrast-Enhanced CT and Multiphase Contrast Enhanced MRI for Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Liver Transplant Allocation (R10-122)  awarded by American College of Radiology Imaging Network 2011 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by BRACCO DIAGNOSTICS, INC. 2009 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by PHILIPS HEALTHCARE 2012 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2005 - 2010
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia
  • Lloyd Noland Hospital, Internship 1989
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 1993
  • Awards And Honors

    Full Name

  • Desiree Morgan
  • Blazerid

  • demorgan