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Anthony Samir, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital


asamir@partners.org

Anthony Samir, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Assistant Professor, Radiology, Harvard Medical School
  • Assistant Radiologist, Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Research Abstract

I am interested in the application of advanced imaging technologies to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Specific areas of interest include sonoelastography, contrast enhanced ultrasound, MRI and tumor ablation.

Publications

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  • Samir AE, Dhyani M, Anvari A, Prescott J, Halpern EF, Faquin WC, Stephen A. Shear-Wave Elastography for the Preoperative Risk Stratification of Follicular-patterned Lesions of the Thyroid: Diagnostic Accuracy and Optimal Measurement Plane. Radiology 2015. PubMed
  • Anvari A, Barr RG, Dhyani M, Samir AE. Clinical application of sonoelastography in thyroid, prostate, kidney, pancreas, and deep venous thrombosis. Abdom Imaging 2015; 40:709-22. PubMed
  • Lubitz CC, Nagarkatti SS, Faquin WC, Samir AE, Hassan MC, Barbesino G, Ross DS, Randolph GW, Gaz RD, Stephen AE, Hodin RA, Daniels GH, Parangi S. Diagnostic yield of nondiagnostic thyroid nodules is not altered by timing of repeat biopsy. Thyroid 2012; 22:590-4. PubMed
  • Liu CH, Arellano RS, Uppot RN, Samir AE, Gervais DA, Mueller PR. Radiofrequency ablation of hepatic tumours: effect of post-ablation margin on local tumour progression. Eur Radiol 2010; 20:877-85. PubMed
  • Ma X, Samir AE, Holalkere NS, Sahani DV. Optimal arterial phase imaging for detection of hypervascular hepatocellular carcinoma determined by continuous image capture on 16-MDCT. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2008; 191:772-7. PubMed
  • Steinman TI, Samir AE, Cornell LD. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 27-2008. A 64-year-old man with abdominal pain, nausea, and an elevated level of serum creatinine. N Engl J Med 2008; 359:951-60. PubMed
  • Cantwell CP,Wah TM,Gervais DA,Eisner BH,Arellano R,Uppot RN,Samir AE,Irving HC,McGovern F,Mueller PR. Protecting the ureter during radiofrequency ablation of renal cell cancer: a pilot study of retrograde pyeloperfusion with cooled dextrose 5% in water. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2008; 19:1034-40. PubMed
  • Catalano OA, Samir AE, Sahani DV, Hahn PF. Pixel distribution analysis: can it be used to distinguish clear cell carcinomas from angiomyolipomas with minimal fat? Radiology 2008; 247:738-46. PubMed