2018 AWARD WINNERS

ABDOMEN & PELVIS PAPER AWARD WINNER
“To Coil, or Not to Coil, That is the Question: Can Custom Multiparametric Prostate MRI Using a 1.5 T without Endorectal Coil Produce Equivalent Accuracy Compared to 3T or 1.5 T MRI with Endorectal Coil?”
Serge Srour, DO – The University of Kansas

ABDOMEN & PELVIS CUM LAUDE PAPERS
“Comparison of RECIST 1.1, irRC, irRECIST and WHO Criteria in Patients with RCC Receiving Immune Therapy”
Hans-Christoph Becker, MD – Stanford University

“Hepatocellular Carcinoma Response to Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization and Its Correlation with HCC Tumor Volumes”
Ahmed Khalaf, MD – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

“Can Ultrasound Predict Malignancy and Survival In Case of an Adnexal Mass? Works in Progress”
Ajaykumar C. Morani, MBBS, DNB, MD – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

“Machine Learning Models for Prediction of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Response to TACE”
Ali Morshid, MD – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

“Interobserver Agreement in Distinguishing Large  Adrenal Adenomas and Adrenocortical Carcinomas on Computed Tomography”
Aaron Thomas, MD – Baylor College of Medicine

ABDOMEN & PELVIS POSTER AWARD WINNER
“Usefulness of Radiological ‘PAUSE’ Score in Predicting Completeness of Cytoreductive Surgery in Patients with Colorectal Peritoneal Metastases”
Anuradha Chandramohan, MD, FRCR – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

ABDOMEN & PELVIS CUM LAUDE POSTERS
“Calcified Adrenal Masses: Pattern Recognition Approach on Computed Tomography with Pathologic Correlation”
Anas Saeed Bamashmos, MD – Cleveland Clinic Foundation

“Mucinous Neoplasms of the Abdomen and Pelvis: Spectrum of Imaging Findings with Pathologic Correlation”
Ayman Gaballah, MD, FRCR – University of Missouri

“The 2017 ACR Thyroid Imaging Classification System (TI-RADS) in Practice: A Pictorial Review”
Sergey Leshchinskiy, MD – University of Vermont Medical Center

“Problematic Renal Masses: Pitfalls and Pearls on Cross Sectional Imaging”
Ali Morshid, MD – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

“Effect of Echo Times on Prostate Cancer Detection on T2-Weighted Images”
Paul Nolan, MD – University of Chicago

BREAST PAPER AWARD WINNER
“Early Detection Save Lives. Can Abbreviated MRI Breast Cancer Screening Protocol Help Win the Battle Against Women’s Most Feared Disease?”
Inas Mohamed, MD – University of Toledo Medical Center

BREAST POSTER AWARD WINNER
“Retrospective Review of a Mobile Mammography Screening Program in an Underserved Population within a Large Metropolitan Area”
David Spak, MD – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

INTERVENTIONAL PAPER AWARD WINNER
“Palliative Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon Catheter Dilation and Stent Placement for Malignant Biliary Stenosis”
Jesus Beltran-Perez, MD – Invasive Radiology Department Central Military Hospital – Mexico City, Mexico

INTERVENTIONAL POSTER AWARD WINNER
“Incidence of Delayed Chest Tube Placement in Patients with a Stable, Small Pneumothorax after Lung Biopsy”
Thomas Connors, BBA – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

MUSCULOSKELETAL POSTER AWARD WINNER
“Basic Patterns of Spread of Solid Malignancies in Children: A Pictorial Essay”
Sireesha Yedururi, MBBS – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

NEURO PAPER AWARD WINNERS
“Silent Sentence Completion Paradigm is Superior in Localization of Wernicke’s Area Using Functional MRI”
Islam Hassan, MD – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

“Potential Application of Diffusion Weighted Imaging in the Characterization of the Parotid Gland Tumors”
Ayman Nada, MD – National Cancer Institute – Cairo University

NEURO POSTER AWARD WINNER
“Pineal Region Lesions; A Review of Types and MRI Characteristics”
Eric Morgan, MD, PhD – University of Toledo Medical Center

NUCLEAR MEDICINE PAPER AWARD WINNER
“Impact of Radiologist Training on PET/CT Results”
Ahmad Kattan, MD – University of Toledo – Houston, TX

THORACIC PAPER AWARD WINNER
“CT Perfusion as a Biomarker for Lung Cancers Containing Genetic Mutations”
Shaun Nordeck, MSRS – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Dallas, Texas

THORACIC POSTER AWARD WINNER
“Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes as a Predictive Biomarker for Response to CTLA-4 and PDL-1 Therapies”
Abeer Mousa, BS – University of Arizona College of Medicine

MENTOR – MENTEE AWARD WINNERS
“Cardiac Computed Tomography Guides Surgical Cure of Cardiac Leiomyosarcoma”
Edward Passen, MD ~ Mentor – Advocate Lutheran General / Division of Cardiology – Park Ridge, Illinois
Dana Mueller ~ Mentee – Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University – Chicago, Illinois

The Cancer Imaging and Intervention Conference Gratefully Acknowledges the Support of the Following Companies:

CORPORATE SPONSORS

Gold Level
GE Healthcare  |  Hologic  |  Siemens Healthineers

Silver Level
Bayer Healthcare, LLC  |  Hitachi Healthcare Americas

Bronze Level
Bracco Diagnostics, Inc.  |  Philips Healthcare

EXHIBITORS
AngioDynamics
Bard Biopsy Systems
Bracco Diagnostics, Inc.
BTG
Cianna Medical
Endocare
Faxitron
Hologic
Philips Healthcare

NON-PROFIT SUPPORTERS
Quantitative Imaging Analysis Core
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

International Cancer Imaging Society