Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 Airway fractal dimension predicts respiratory morbidity and mortality in COPDJournal of Clinical Investigation.  128:5374-5382. 2018
2018 Visual Estimate of Coronary Artery Calcium Predicts Cardiovascular Disease in COPDChest.  154:579-587. 2018
2018 Blood eosinophil count thresholds and exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  141:2037-2047.e10. 2018
2018 Paratracheal paraseptal emphysema and expiratory central airway collapse in smokersAnnals of the American Thoracic Society.  15:479-484. 2018
2018 Lobar Emphysema Distribution Is Associated With 5-Year Radiological Disease ProgressionChest.  153:65-76. 2018
2017 Signs of gas trapping in normal lung density regions in smokersAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  196:1404-1410. 2017
2017 The relationship of cancer characteristics and patient outcome with time to lung cancer diagnosis after an abnormal screening CTEuropean Radiology.  27:5113-5118. 2017
2017 Interval lung cancer after a negative CT screening examination: CT findings and outcomes in National Lung Screening Trial participantsEuropean Radiology.  27:3249-3256. 2017
2017 Acute exacerbations and lung function loss in smokers with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  195:324-330. 2017
2016 Pulmonary artery enlargement is associated with cardiac injury during severe exacerbations of COPDChest.  149:1197-1204. 2016
2016 Association between expiratory central airway collapse and respiratory outcomes among smokersJournal of the American Medical Association.  315:498-505. 2016
2016 ACR CT Accreditation Program and the Lung Cancer Screening Program DesignationJournal of the American College of Radiology.  13:R30-R34. 2016
2016 β-Blockers are associated with a reduction in COPD exacerbationsThorax.  71:8-14. 2016
2015 Noninvasive imaging of experimental lung fibrosisAmerican Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.  53:8-13. 2015
2015 ACR CT accreditation program and the lung cancer screening program designationJournal of the American College of Radiology.  12:38-42. 2015
2015 Clinical and radiologic disease in smokers with normal spirometryJAMA Internal Medicine.  175:1539-1549. 2015
2015 Noninvasive computed tomography-based risk stratification of lung adenocarcinomas in the national lung screening trialAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  192:737-744. 2015
2015 Performance of lung-RADS in the national lung screening trial: A retrospective assessmentAnnals of Internal Medicine.  162:485-491. 2015
2015 Pulmonary artery enlargement is associated with right ventricular dysfunction and loss of blood volume in small pulmonary vessels in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseCirculation: Cardiovascular Imaging.  8. 2015
2015 Visual scoring of coronary artery calcification in lung cancer screening computed tomography: Association with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality riskCoronary Artery Disease.  26:157-162. 2015
2014 Projected outcomes using different nodule sizes to define a positive CT lung cancer screening examinationJNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute.  106. 2014
2014 Radiological correlates and clinical implications of the paradoxical lung function response to β2 agonists: An observational studyLancet Respiratory Medicine.  2:911-918. 2014
2014 Prediction of acute respiratory disease in current and former smokers with and without COPDChest.  146:941-950. 2014
2014 Genetic susceptibility for chronic bronchitis in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseRespiratory Research.  15. 2014
2014 DNAH5 is associated with total lung capacity in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseRespiratory Research.  15. 2014
2014 Epidemiology, genetics, and subtyping of preserved ratio impaired spirometry (PRISm) in COPDGeneRespiratory Research.  15. 2014
2014 Clinical and computed tomographic predictors of chronic bronchitis in COPD: A cross sectional analysis of the COPDGene studyRespiratory Research.  15. 2014
2014 Determinants of arterial stiffness in COPDBMC Pulmonary Medicine.  14. 2014
2014 Common genetic variants associated with resting oxygenation in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseAmerican Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.  51:678-687. 2014
2014 Pneumothorax risk factors in smokers with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseAnnals of the American Thoracic Society.  11:1387-1394. 2014
2013 Roc curves for low-dose ct in the national lung screening trialJournal of Medical Screening.  20:165-168. 2013
2012 Pulmonary arterial enlargement and acute exacerbations of COPDNew England Journal of Medicine.  367:913-921. 2012
2012 Reader variability in identifying pulmonary nodules on chest radiographs from the national lung screening trialJournal of Thoracic Imaging2012
2012 A combined pulmonary-radiology workshop for visual evaluation of COPD: Study design, chest CT findings and concordance with quantitative evaluationCOPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.  9:151-159. 2012
2012 Relationship between quantitative CT metrics and health status and BODE in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseThorax.  67:399-406. 2012
2012 Six-minute walk distance predictors, including CT scan measures, in the COPDGene cohortChest.  141:867-875. 2012
2011 The clinical features of the overlap between COPD and asthmaRespiratory Research.  12. 2011
2011 Coronary artery and thoracic calcium on noncontrast thoracic CT scans: Comparison of ungated and gated examinations in patients from the COPD Gene cohortJournal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.  5:113-118. 2011
2011 Genome-wide association study of smoking behaviours in patients with COPDThorax.  66:894-902. 2011
2011 The national lung screening trial: Overview and study designRadiology.  258:243-253. 2011
2010 CT emphysema predicts thoracic aortic calcification in smokers with and without COPDCOPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.  7:404-410. 2010
2010 Unusual incidental findings by SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging and CT in the same patientJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  17:937-938. 2010
2010 CT Distinction of interarterial and intraseptal courses of anomalous left coronary artery arising from inappropriate aortic sinusAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  194. 2010
2009 CT quality assurance in the lung screening study component of the national lung screening trial: Implications for multicenter imaging trialsAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  193:419-424. 2009
2009 X-ray angiography and magnetic resonance imaging to distinguish interarterial from septal courses of anomalous left coronary artery: an ex vivo heart model.Journal of Invasive Cardiology.  21:648-652. 2009
2008 Lung cancer: Interobserver agreement on interpretation of pulmonary findings at low-dose CT screeningRadiology.  246:265-272. 2008
2007 Origin of all three major coronary arteries from the right sinus of valsalva: Clinical, angiographic, and magnetic resonance imaging findings and incidence in a select referral populationCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  69:711-718. 2007
2006 The legacy of "visualization of the chambers of the heart, the pulmonary circulation, and the great blood vessels in man"American Journal of Roentgenology.  186:1489-1490. 2006
2005 Image quality assurance in the prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian cancer screening trial network of the national lung screening trialJournal of Digital Imaging.  18:242-250. 2005
2005 Diagnostic procedures after a positive spiral computed tomography lung carcinoma screenCancer.  103:157-163. 2005
2005 Final results of the Lung Screening Study, a randomized feasibility study of spiral CT versus chest X-ray screening for lung cancerLung Cancer.  47:9-15. 2005
2004 Relative Utility of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Right Ventricular Angiography to Diagnose Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular CardiomyopathyJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  10:19-26. 2004
2003 Coronary tracheal collaterals after heart-lung transplantAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  92:1490-1492. 2003
2001 A 53-year-old man with hemoptysisChest.  120:298-301. 2001
2001 A curriculum in cardiothoracic radiology for medical students, with goals and objectivesAcademic Radiology.  8:1247-1251. 2001
2000 A curriculum in chest radiology for diagnostic radiology residency, with goals and objectivesAcademic Radiology.  7:730-743. 2000
1999 Pulmonary hypertension causing pulmonary artery aneurysmChest.  116. 1999
1998 Traumatic transection of a right aortic arch.American Journal of Roentgenology.  171:586. 1998
1998 Can chest CT decrease the use of preoperative bronchoscopy in the evaluation of suspected bronchogenic carcinoma?Chest.  113:1244-1249. 1998
1998 Case of the seasonSeminars in Roentgenology.  33:306-308. 1998
1998 Needle-track metastasis after transthoracic needle biopsyJournal of Thoracic Imaging.  13:2-6. 1998
1998 Trauma cases from the University of Alabama hospitals: Traumatic transection of a right aortic archAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  171:586. 1998
1996 Transesophageal echocardiographic findings in sclerosing mediastinitisEchocardiography.  13:103-108. 1996
1994 Early radiology of pulmonary tuberculosis.American Journal of Roentgenology.  162:846. 1994
1994 Anomalous origin of posterior descending artery from left anterior descending artery with unusual intraseptal courseJournal of Thoracic Imaging.  9:255-257. 1994
1994 Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma causing pulmonary hypertension: A unique manifestationAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  162:30-32. 1994
1994 History of diagnostic radiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham HospitalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  162:713-717. 1994
1993 The first radiology journals.American Journal of Roentgenology.  160:1216. 1993
1993 Francis Henry Williams: the father of cardiac fluoroscopy.American Journal of Roentgenology.  160:260. 1993
1992 Roentgen centennial and Reynolds medical history collection.American Journal of Roentgenology.  159:734. 1992
1992 Frequency of stress-induced thallium-201 defects in patients with patent internal mammary artery to the left anterior descending coronary artery graftAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  70:399-400. 1992
1992 Renal, hemodynamic, and electrocardiographic effects of low versus high osmolality contrast agents on the transplanted heart.The Journal of heart transplantation.  11:584-586. 1992
1992 Intrapulmonary teratoma: A case report and review of the literatureJournal of Thoracic Imaging.  7:70-77. 1992
1992 Renal, hemodynamic, and electrocardiographic effects of low versus high osmolality contrast agents on the transplanted heartThe Journal of heart transplantation.  11:584-586. 1992
1992 Usefulness and limitations of transesophageal echocardiography in the assessment of proximal coronary artery stenosisJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  19:572-580. 1992
1991 The Influence of Balloon Inflation Duration on the Acute Angiographic Result of Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary AngioplastyJournal of Interventional Cardiology.  4:181-187. 1991
1990 Anomalous Origin of Bronchial Arteries: Potential Pitfall of Embolotherapy for HemoptysisJVIR: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.  1:86-88. 1990
1990 Cavitary pulmonary metastases in transitional cell carcinoma of urinary bladderAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  154:493-494. 1990
1990 Mediastinal actinomycosisAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  155:735-737. 1990
1990 Performance and consultation patterns in pulmonary radiologyInvestigative Radiology.  25:1251-1254. 1990
1990 When does bronchial arterial embolization fail to control hemoptysis?Chest.  97:515-516. 1990
1989 Isolation of the right subclavian artery.American Journal of Roentgenology.  152:430-431. 1989
1989 Coronary artery to right ventricle fistula in heart transplant recipients: A complication of endomyocardial biopsyJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  14:258-261. 1989
1989 Dual connection of the left anterior descending coronary artery to the left and right coronary arteriesCatheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis.  16:168-172. 1989
1989 Whose turf is imaging? Professional responsibility for imaging procedures in hospital practice.American Journal of Roentgenology.  152:199. 1989
1986 Aortic dissection masquerading as gastrointestinal diseaseCardioVascular and Interventional Radiology.  9:37-41. 1986
1985 Collateral flow in patients with acute myocardial infarctionAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  56:729-736. 1985
1984 Return of left ventricular function after reperfusion in patients with myocardial infarction: Importance of subtotal stenoses or intact collateralsCirculation.  69:338-349. 1984
1982 Left-sided anomalies in Ebstein's malformation of the tricuspid valvePediatric Cardiology.  3:181-185. 1982
1980 Angiographic findings in recanalization of coronary arterial thrombiRadiology.  134:303-307. 1980
1980 Cystic arterial adventitial degenerationRadiology.  134:19-21. 1980
1980 The angiographic appearance of intrarenal leiomyomaRadiology.  136:47-49. 1980

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, 1968
  • Osmania Gen. Hosp., Internship 1969
  • University of North Carolina Hospital, Residency 1976
  • CMC Hospital, Residency 1974
  • ALABAMA MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1979
  • Full Name

  • Hrudaya Nath