Positions

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 StudyInvestigative Radiology.  54:16-22. 2019
2019 Developing an Education Budget for Radiology Vice Chairs and Leaders: An ADVICER TemplateAcademic Radiology2019
2018 Creating a Culture to Support Radiology Resident MothersJournal 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 studyAbdominal Radiology.  43:2686-2692. 2018
2018 Acute Pancreatitis: How Can MR Imaging HelpMagnetic Resonance Imaging Clinics of North America.  26:439-450. 2018
2018 The Role of Dual-Energy Computed Tomography in Assessment of Abdominal Oncology and BeyondRadiologic Clinics of North America.  56:565-585. 2018
2018 Anti-reflux procedures: complications, radiologic findings, and surgical and gastroenterologic perspectivesAbdominal Radiology.  43:1308-1318. 2018
2018 Dynamic 3T pelvic floor magnetic resonance imaging in women progressing from the nulligravid to the primiparous stateInternational 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 massesAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  209:W221-W230. 2017
2017 Portable perfusion phantom for quantitative DCE-MRI of the abdomenMedical Physics.  44:5198-5209. 2017
2017 Management of Incidental Pancreatic Cysts: A White Paper of the ACR Incidental Findings CommitteeJournal of the American College of Radiology.  14:911-923. 2017
2017 Dual-energy CT workflow: multi-institutional consensus on standardization of abdominopelvic MDCT protocolsAbdominal Radiology.  42:676-687. 2017
2017 Effective use of the Hounsfield unit in the age of variable energy CTAbdominal Radiology.  42:766-771. 2017
2017 Quantitative iodine content threshold for discrimination of renal cell carcinomas using rapid kV-switching dual-energy CTAbdominal Radiology.  42:727-734. 2017
2017 Three things every radiologist should know about dual-energy CTAbdominal 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 applicationsJournal 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 applicationsJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography.  41:8-14. 2017
2016 A Guide to Writing Academic Portfolios for RadiologistsAcademic Radiology.  23:1595-1603. 2016
2016 Consensus statement of society of abdominal radiology disease-focused panel on barium esophagography in gastroesophageal reflux diseaseAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  207:1009-1015. 2016
2016 Injuries from an exploding e-cigarette: A case reportAnnals of Internal Medicine.  165:678-679. 2016
2016 Current and emerging clinical applications of multispectral optoacoustic tomography (MSOT) in oncologyClinical 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 TomographyACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering.  2:1108-1120. 2016
2016 Gadoxetate Disodium enhanced spectral dual-energy CT for evaluation of cholangiocarcinoma: Preliminary dataAnnals 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 studyHPB.  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 terminologyJournal 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 sensitivityJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography.  40:846-850. 2016
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 CTGastrointestinal radiology.  40:1230-1240. 2015
2015 Imaging preoperatively for pancreatic adenocarcinomaJournal of Gastrointestinal Oncology.  6:343-357. 2015
2015 Prospective cohort study of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis in patients with stage 3-5 chronic kidney disease undergoing mri with injected gadobenate dimeglumine or gadoteridolAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  205:469-478. 2015
2014 Abdominal rapid-kVp-switching dual-energy MDCT with reduced IV contrast compared to conventional MDCT with standard weight-based IV contrast: an intra-patient comparisonGastrointestinal radiology.  40:852-858. 2014
2014 Dose escalation and dosimetry of first-in-human α radioimmunotherapy with 212Pb-TCMC-trastuzumabJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  55:1636-1642. 2014
2014 Dual-energy CT of the abdomenGastrointestinal 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
2014 Pancreatic adenocarcinoma: A pilot study of quantitative perfusion and diffusion-weighted breath-hold magnetic resonance imagingGastrointestinal radiology.  39:744-752. 2014
2014 Quantitative perfusion- and diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of gastrointestinal cancers treated with multikinase inhibitors: A pilot studyGastrointestinal cancer research : GCR.  7:75-81. 2014
2013 Targeted treatment of cancer with radiofrequency electromagnetic fields amplitude-modulated at tumor-specific frequenciesChinese Journal of Cancer.  32:573-581. 2013
2013 Differentiation of high lipid content from low lipid content adrenal lesions using single-source rapid kilovolt (peak)-switching dual-energy multidetector CTJournal 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 tomographyJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography.  37:904-910. 2013
2013 Single-source dual-energy spectral multidetector CT of pancreatic adenocarcinoma: Optimization of energy level viewing significantly increases lesion contrastClinical Radiology.  68:148-154. 2013
2013 Anomalies, anatomic variants, and sources of diagnostic pitfalls in pancreatic imagingRadiology.  266:28-36. 2013
2013 Classification of acute pancreatitis - 2012: Revision of the Atlanta classification and definitions by international consensusGut.  62:102-111. 2013
2013 Computed tomography attenuation and patient characteristics as predictors of complications after pancreaticoduodenectomyHPB.  15:709-715. 2013
2012 Imaging After Pancreatic SurgeryRadiologic Clinics of North America.  50:529-545. 2012
2012 PrefaceRadiologic Clinics of North America.  50:11. 2012
2012 Successful closure of pharyngo-cutaneous and phayryngo-tracheal fistulas using removable hypopharyngeal stent after laryngectomy for laryngeal carcinomaSaudi 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 fieldsBritish 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 imagingMolecular Imaging.  10:153-167. 2011
2011 Assessment of adverse reaction rates during gadoteridol-enhanced MR imaging in 28 078 patientsRadiology.  259:109-116. 2011
2011 Components of a curriculum for molecular imaging scientistsJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  52:650-656. 2011
2011 DCE-MRI detects early vascular response in breast tumor xenografts following anti-DR5 TherapyClinical 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 pancreatitisExpert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  4:701-708. 2010
2010 Bilateral adrenal gland enlargement secondary to histoplasmosis mimicking adrenal metastases: Diagnosis with EUS-guided FNADiagnostic Cytopathology.  38:357-359. 2010
2010 Acute Pancreatitis: Computed Tomography Utilization and Radiation Exposure Are Related to Severity but Not Patient AgeClinical 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 MDCTAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  194:615-622. 2010
2010 Characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing debridement of pancreatic necrosisJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  14:245-251. 2010
2009 Cystic Lesions of the PancreasSeminars in Roentgenology.  44:255-265. 2009
2009 Cervical esophageal perforations at the time of endoscopic ultrasound: A prospective evaluation of frequency, outcomes, and patient managementAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  104:53-56. 2009
2009 Pharyngeal Dysphagia: What the Radiologist Needs to KnowCurrent 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 xenograftsby diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imagingCancer Research.  68:8369-8376. 2008
2008 Imaging of Acute Pancreatitis and Its ComplicationsClinical 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 antibodyRadiology.  248:844-851. 2008
2008 Reversed diastolic flow in the renal transplant: Perioperative implications versus transplants older than 1 monthAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  190:650-655. 2008
2008 Transduodenal EUS-guided FNA of the right adrenal glandGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  67:522-527. 2008
2008 Multidetector Computed Tomography During Combined Therapy for Pancreatic AdenocarcinomaClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  6. 2008
2008 Post-pancreatitis Fat Necrosis Mimicking CarcinomatosisRadiology Case Reports.  3:192. 2008
2006 Polycystic liver disease: Multimodality imaging for complications and transplant evaluationRadiographics.  26:1655-1668. 2006
2006 The authors reply [8]New England Journal of Medicine.  355:1176. 2006
2005 Surgical approach to gastroesophageal reflux disease: What the radiologist needs to knowRadiographics.  25:1485-1499. 2005
2005 Biochemical analysis of pancreatic fluid collections predicts bacterial infectionJournal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  20:1667-1673. 2005
2004 Adrenal Gland Hematomas in Trauma PatientsRadiology.  230:669-675. 2004
2003 Endoscopic pancreaticoduodenostomy for treatment of pancreatic duct disconnection because of severe acute pancreatitisGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  58:130-134. 2003
2003 Endoscopic stent therapy in advanced chronic pancreatitis: Relationships between ductal changes, clinical response, and stent patencyAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  98:821-826. 2003
2003 Double Reading of Barium Enemas: Is It Necessary?American Journal of Roentgenology.  181:1607-1610. 2003
2002 Outcome differences after endoscopic drainage of pancreatic necrosis, acute pancreatic pseudocysts, and chronic pancreatic pseudocystsGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  56:7-17. 2002
2001 Concomitant Sclerosing Mesenteritis and Bile Duct Fibrosis Simulating Klatskin's TumorJournal 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 IAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  175:132-134. 2000
2000 Biliary cast syndrome: Successful endoscopic treatmentGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  52:78-79. 2000
2000 CT cystography: Radiographic and clinical predictors of bladder ruptureAmerican 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 Acute necrotizing pancreatitisNew England Journal of Medicine.  340:1412-1417. 1999
1999 Comparison of two barium suspensions for dedicated small-bowel seriesAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  172:379-382. 1999
1999 Endoscopic transgastric irrigation tube placement via PEG for debridement of organized pancreatic necrosisGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  50:574-577. 1999
1999 Organized pancreatic necrosis: Endoscopic, radiologic, and pathologic features of a distinct clinical entityPancreas.  19:105-108. 1999
1999 Pancreas divisum: Implications for diagnostic and therapeutic pancreatographyAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  173:193-198. 1999
1999 Proximal migration of a pancreatic duct stent: Endoscopic retrieval using interventional cardiology accessoriesGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  50:124-125. 1999
1999 Stenotrophomonas (Xanthomonas) maltophilia infection in necrotizing pancreatitisInternational Journal of Pancreatology.  25:59-63. 1999
1998 Pancreatic fluid collections: Diagnosis and endoscopic managementSeminars in Gastrointestinal Disease.  9:61-72. 1998
1998 Practical imaging in acute pancreatitisSeminars in Gastrointestinal Disease.  9:41-50. 1998
1998 Palliation of malignant gastric and small intestinal strictures with self-expandable metal stentsEndoscopy.  30:266-272. 1998
1998 Endoscopic transgastric drainage of a retroperitoneal lymphoceleGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  48:309-311. 1998
1998 Hemodialysis access graft stenosis: US detectionRadiology.  208:655-661. 1998
1998 Hysterosalpingography with videofluoroscopy: Effect on radiologic practice in an academic medical centerAcademic Radiology.  5:480-484. 1998
1998 Transmural drainage of pancreatic fluid collections without electrocautery using the Seldinger techniqueGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  48:195-200. 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 [7]Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  46:288-289. 1997
1997 Computed model of gadolinium enhanced MRI of breast diseaseEuropean Journal of Radiology.  24:109-119. 1997
1997 Dilation of a difficult benign pancreatic duct stricture using the soehendra stent extractorGastrointestinal 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 patientGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  46:80-82. 1997
1997 Endoscopic transrectal drainage of a diverticular abscessGastrointestinal 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 Pancreatic fluid collections prior to intervention: Evaluation with MR imaging compared with CT and USRadiology.  203:773-778. 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 The diagnosis and management of fluid collections associated with pancreatitisAmerican Journal of Medicine.  102:555-563. 1997
1997 Treatment of colonic obstruction with expandable metal stents: Radiologic featuresAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  168:199-205. 1997
1996 Endoscopic therapy for organized pancreatic necrosisGastroenterology.  111:755-764. 1996
1996 Expandable metal stents for treatment of non-esophageal/non-colonic enteral obstructionGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  43:348. 1996
1996 MR imaging of breast implants and their complicationsAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  167:1271-1275. 1996
1992 Gadolinium-enhanced MR imaging of renal masses.Radiographics.  12:1097-1117. 1992
1992 Intrapulmonary teratoma: A case report and review of the literatureJournal of Thoracic Imaging.  7:70-77. 1992
1990 Mediastinal actinomycosisAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  155:735-737. 1990

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
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 1988
  • Lloyd Noland Hospital, Internship 1989
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 1993
  • Awards And Honors

    Full Name

  • Desiree Morgan