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Peter R. Mueller, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital
Phone: (617) 726-8396
Fax: (617) 726-4891


pmueller@partners.org

Peter R. Mueller, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Professor, Radiology, Harvard Medical School
  • Division Head, Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Publications

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  • Hahn PF, Guimaraes AR, Arellano RS, Mueller PR, Gervais DA. Nonvascular Interventional Procedures in an Urban General Hospital: Analysis of 2001-2010 with Comparison to the Previous Decade. Acad Radiol 2015. PubMed
  • Sainani NI, Schlett CL, Hahn PF, Gervais DA, Mueller PR, Arellano RS. Computed tomography-guided percutaneous biopsy of isoattenuating focal liver lesions. Abdom Imaging 2014. PubMed
  • Butros SR, Shenoy-Bhangle A, Mueller PR, Arellano RS. Radiofrequency ablation of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: feasability, local tumor control, and long-term outcome. Clin Imaging 2014. PubMed
  • Nguyen ML, Gervais DA, Blake MA, Mueller PR, Sahani DV, Hahn PF, Uppot RN. Imaging-guided biopsy of (18)F-FDG-avid extrapulmonary lesions: do lesion location and morphologic features on CT affect the positive predictive value for malignancy? AJR Am J Roentgenol 2013; 201:433-8. PubMed
  • Diver E, O'Connor O, Garrett L, Boruta D, Goodman A, Del Carmen M, Schorge J, Mueller P, Growdon W. Modest benefit of total parenteral nutrition and chemotherapy after venting gastrostomy tube placement. Gynecol Oncol 2013; 129:332-5. PubMed
  • Psutka SP, Feldman AS, McDougal WS, McGovern FJ, Mueller P, Gervais DA. Long-term oncologic outcomes after radiofrequency ablation for T1 renal cell carcinoma. Eur Urol 2013; 63:486-92. PubMed
  • Sainani NI, Arellano RS, Shyn PB, Gervais DA, Mueller PR, Silverman SG. The challenging image-guided abdominal mass biopsy: established and emerging techniques 'if you can see it, you can biopsy it' Abdom Imaging 2013. PubMed
  • Arellano RS, Gervais DA, Mueller PR. Computed Tomography-guided Drainage of Mediastinal Abscesses: Clinical Experience with 23 Patients. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2011. PubMed
  • Levenson RB, Pearson KM, Saokar A, Lee SI, Mueller PR, Hahn PF. Image-guided Drainage of Tuboovarian Abscesses of Gastrointestinal or Genitourinary Origin: A Retrospective Analysis. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2011. PubMed
  • Lee SI, Mueller PR, Thrall JH. Re: "managing incidental findings on abdominal CT: White Paper of the ACR Incidental Findings Committee". J Am Coll Radiol 2011; 8:e3-4; author reply e4. PubMed
  • Arellano RS, Gervais DA, Mueller PR. CT-guided drainage of abdominal abscesses: hydrodissection to create access routes for percutaneous drainage. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2010; 196:189-91. PubMed
  • Wei X, Dombkowski D, Meirelles K, Pieretti-Vanmarcke R, Szotek PP, Chang HL, Preffer FI, Mueller PR, Teixeira J, Maclaughlin DT, Donahoe PK. Mullerian inhibiting substance preferentially inhibits stem/progenitors in human ovarian cancer cell lines compared with chemotherapeutics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2010; 107:18874-9. PubMed
  • Ma X, Arellano RS, Gervais DA, Hahn PF, Mueller PR, Sahani DV. Success of image-guided biopsy for small (竕、 3 cm) focal liver lesions in cirrhotic and noncirrhotic individuals. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2010; 21:1539-47; quiz 1547. PubMed
  • Pandharipande PV, Gervais DA, Hartman RI, Harisinghani MG, Feldman AS, Mueller PR, Gazelle GS. Renal mass biopsy to guide treatment decisions for small incidental renal tumors: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Radiology 2010; 256:836-46. PubMed
  • Arellano RS, Flanders VL, Lee SI, Mueller PR, Gervais DA. Imaging-guided percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of retroperitoneal metastatic disease in patients with gynecologic malignancies: clinical experience with eight patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2010; 194:1635-8. PubMed
  • Ding A, Mueller PR. The breadth of teaching commitment in radiology departments: a national survey. J Am Coll Radiol 2010; 7:290-3. 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
  • Gee MS, Kim JY, Gervais DA, Hahn PF, Mueller PR. Management of abdominal and pelvic abscesses that persist despite satisfactory percutaneous drainage catheter placement. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2010; 194:815-20. PubMed
  • Blake MA, Setty BN, Cronin CG, Kalra M, Holalkere NS, Fischman AJ, Mueller PR, Sahani DV. Evaluation of the effects of oral water and low-density barium sulphate suspension on bowel appearance on FDG-PET/CT. Eur Radiol 2010; 20:157-64. PubMed
  • Arellano RS, Garcia RG, Gervais DA, Mueller PR. Percutaneous CT-guided radiofrequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma: efficacy of organ displacement by injection of 5% dextrose in water into the retroperitoneum. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2009; 193:1686-90. PubMed
  • Boland GW,Guimaraes AS,Mueller PR. The evolving radiology landscape: the importance of effective leadership. Eur Radiol 2009; 19:2321-5. PubMed
  • Baier ND, Hahn PF, Gervais DA, Samir A, Halpern EF, Mueller PR, Harisinghani MG. Fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules: experience in a cohort of 944 patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2009; 193:1175-9. PubMed
  • Liu CH, Gervais DA, Hahn PF, Arellano RS, Uppot RN, Mueller PR. Percutaneous hepatic abscess drainage: do multiple abscesses or multiloculated abscesses preclude drainage or affect outcome? J Vasc Interv Radiol 2009; 20:1059-65. PubMed
  • Roedl JB,Prabhakar HB,Mueller PR,Colen RR,Blake MA. Prediction of metastatic disease and survival in patients with gastric and gastroesophageal junction tumors: the incremental value of PET-CT over PET and the clinical role of primary tumor volume measurements. Acad Radiol 2009; 16:218-26. PubMed
  • Boland GW,Guimaraes AS,Mueller PR. The radiologist's conundrum: benefits and costs of increasing CT capacity and utilization. Eur Radiol 2008; 19:9-11; discussion 12. PubMed
  • Cantwell CP,Pena CS,Gervais DA,Hahn PF,Dawson SL,Mueller PR. Thirty years' experience with balloon dilation of benign postoperative biliary strictures: long-term outcomes. Radiology 2008; 249:1050-7. PubMed
  • Roedl JB,Sahani DV,Colen RR,Fischman AJ,Mueller PR,Blake MA. Tumour length measured on PET-CT predicts the most appropriate stage-dependent therapeutic approach in oesophageal cancer. Eur Radiol 2008; 18:2833-40. PubMed
  • Roedl JB,Harisinghani MG,Colen RR,Fischman AJ,Blake MA,Mathisen DJ,Mueller PR. Assessment of treatment response and recurrence in esophageal carcinoma based on tumor length and standardized uptake value on positron emission tomography-computed tomography. Ann Thorac Surg 2008; 86:1131-8. PubMed
  • Roedl JB,Colen RR,King K,Fischman AJ,Mueller PR,Blake MA. Visual PET/CT scoring for nonspecific 18F-FDG uptake in the differentiation of early malignant and benign esophageal lesions. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2008; 191:515-21. PubMed
  • Li CS,Harisinghani MG,Lin WC,Braschi M,Hahn PF,Mueller PR. Enhancement characteristics of ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide particle within the prostate gland in patients with primary prostate cancer. J Comput Assist Tomogr 2008; 32:523-8. PubMed
  • Pandharipande PV, Gervais DA, Mueller PR, Hur C, Gazelle GS. Radiofrequency Ablation versus Nephron-sparing Surgery for Small Unilateral Renal Cell Carcinoma: Cost-effectiveness Analysis. Radiology 2008; 248:169-78. 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
  • Liu CH,Yu CY,Catalano OA,Mueller PR. Radiological reasoning: imaging differentiation of a solitary hepatic mass. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2008; 190:S57-61. PubMed
  • Beland MD, Gervais DA, Levis DA, Hahn PF, Arellano RS, Mueller PR. Complex abdominal and pelvic abscesses: efficacy of adjunctive tissue-type plasminogen activator for drainage. Radiology 2008; 247:567-73. PubMed
  • Cantwell CP, Perumpillichira JJ, Maher MM, Hahn PF, Arellano R, Gervais DA, Mueller PR. Antibiotic prophylaxis for percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy insertion in outpatients with head and neck cancer. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2008; 19:571-5. PubMed
  • Cantwell CP, Hahn PF, Gervais DA, Mueller PR. Prostate biopsy after ano-rectal resection: value of CT-guided trans-gluteal biopsy. Eur Radiol 2008; 18:738-42. PubMed
  • Day G, Frawley K, Phillips G, McPhee IB, Labrom R, Askin G, Mueller P. The vertebral body growth plate in scoliosis: a primary disturbance of growth? Scoliosis 2008; 3:3. PubMed
  • Uppot RN, Gervais DA, Mueller PR. Interventional uroradiology. Radiol Clin North Am 2008; 46:45-64, vi. PubMed
  • Lokken RP, Gervais DA, Arellano RS, Tuncali K, Morrison PR, Tatli S, Mueller PR, Silverman SG. Inflammatory nodules mimic applicator track seeding after percutaneous ablation of renal tumors. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2007; 189:845-8. PubMed
  • Beland M, Mueller PR, Gervais DA. Thermal ablation in interventional oncology. Semin Roentgenol 2007; 42:175-90. PubMed
  • Sahani DV, Holalkere NS, Mueller PR, Zhu AX. Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma: CT Perfusion of Liver and Tumor Tissue--Initial Experience. Radiology 2007; 243:736-43. PubMed
  • McDougal WS, Tolkoff-Rubin NE, Michaelson MD, Mueller PR, Braaten K. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 28-2006. A 59-year-old man with masses in both kidneys. N Engl J Med 2006; 355:1161-7. PubMed
  • Rastogi N, Sahani DV, Blake MA, Ko DC, Mueller PR. Evaluation of living renal donors: accuracy of three-dimensional 16-section CT. Radiology 2006; 240:136-44. PubMed
  • Maher MM, Kalra MK, Singh A, Blake MA, Aquino SL, Fischman AJ, Mueller PR. "Hot" spots in hybrid positron emission tomography/computed tomography scanning of the abdomen: protocols, indications, interpretation, responsibilities, and reimbursements. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2006; 35:35-54. PubMed
  • Blake MA, McKernan M, Setty B, Fischman AJ, Mueller PR. Renal oncocytoma displaying intense activity on 18F-FDG PET. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2005; 186:269-70. PubMed
  • Rosow DE, Sahani D, Strobel O, Kalva S, Mino-Kenudson M, Holalkere NS, Alsfasser G, Saini S, Lee SI, Mueller PR, Fern. Imaging of acute mesenteric ischemia using multidetector CT and CT angiography in a porcine model. J Gastrointest Surg 2005; 9:1262-74; discussion 1274-. PubMed
  • Wah TM, Koenig P, Irving HC, Gervais DA, Mueller PR. Radiofrequency ablation of a central renal tumor: protection of the collecting system with a retrograde cold dextrose pyeloperfusion technique. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2005; 16:1551-5. PubMed
  • Gervais DA, Arellano RS, McGovern FJ, McDougal WS, Mueller PR. Radiofrequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma: part 2, Lessons learned with ablation of 100 tumors. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2005; 185:72-80. PubMed
  • Gervais DA, McGovern FJ, Arellano RS, McDougal WS, Mueller PR. Radiofrequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma: part 1, Indications, results, and role in patient management over a 6-year period and ablation of 100 tumors. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2005; 185:64-71. PubMed
  • Schiller JD, Gervais DA, Mueller PR. Radiofrequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma. Abdom Imaging 2005; 30:442-50. PubMed
  • Sahani DV, Rastogi N, Greenfield AC, Kalva SP, Ko D, Saini S, Harris G, Mueller PR. Multi-detector row CT in evaluation of 94 living renal donors by readers with varied experience. Radiology 2005; 235:905-10. PubMed
  • Kalva SP, Sahani DV, Ryan D, Fischman AJ, Hahn PF, Mueller P, Saini S. Detection of liver metastases from gastrointestinal cancer: comparision of high resolution MnDPDP enhanced MRI and FDG-PET. Acad Radiol 2005; 12 Suppl 1:S17-20. PubMed
  • Kim YH, Saini S, Sahani D, Hahn PF, Mueller PR, Auh YH. Imaging diagnosis of cystic pancreatic lesions: pseudocyst versus nonpseudocyst. Radiographics 2005; 25:671-85. PubMed
  • Sahani DV, Kalva SP, Hamberg LM, Hahn PF, Willett CG, Saini S, Mueller PR, Lee TY. Assessing tumor perfusion and treatment response in rectal cancer with multisection CT: initial observations. Radiology 2005; 234:785-92. PubMed
  • Lui KW, Gervais DA, Arellano RA, Mueller PR. Radiofrequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma. Clin Radiol 2003; 58:905-13. PubMed
  • Saksena M, Harisinghani MG, Wittenberg J, Mueller PR. Case report. Hepatic portal venous gas: transient radiographic finding associated with colchicine toxicity. Br J Radiol 2003; 76:835-7. PubMed
  • Titton RL, Gervais DA, Hahn PF, Harisinghani MG, Arellano RS, Mueller PR. Urine leaks and urinomas: diagnosis and imaging-guided intervention. Radiographics 2003; 23:1133-47. PubMed
  • Harisinghani MG, Wittenberg J, Lee W, Chen S, Gutierrez AL, Mueller PR. Bowel wall fat halo sign in patients without intestinal disease. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2003; 181:781-4. PubMed
  • Harisinghani MG, Gervais DA, Maher MM, Cho CH, Hahn PF, Varghese J, Mueller PR. Transgluteal approach for percutaneous drainage of deep pelvic abscesses: 154 cases. Radiology 2003; 228:701-5. PubMed
  • Harisinghani MG, Wittenberg J, Blake MA, Chen S, Jhaveri K, Mueller PR. Halo sign: useful CT sign for differentiating benign from malignant colonic disease. Clin Radiol 2003; 58:306-10. PubMed
  • Harisinghani MG, Maher MM, Gervais DA, McGovern F, Hahn P, Jhaveri K, Varghese J, Mueller PR. Incidence of malignancy in complex cystic renal masses (Bosniak category III): should imaging-guided biopsy precede surgery? AJR Am J Roentgenol 2003; 180:755-8. PubMed
  • Arellano RS, Harisinghani MG, Gervais DA, Hahn PF, Mueller PR. Image-guided percutaneous biopsy of the adrenal gland: review of indications, technique, and complications. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2003; 32:3-10. PubMed
  • Harisinghani MG, Gervais DA, Hahn PF, Cho CH, Jhaveri K, Varghese J, Mueller PR. CT-guided transgluteal drainage of deep pelvic abscesses: indications, technique, procedure-related complications, and clinical outcome. Radiographics 2002; 22:1353-67. PubMed
  • Harisinghani MG, Maher MM, Hahn PF, Gervais DA, Jhaveri K, Varghese J, Mueller PR. Predictive value of benign percutaneous adrenal biopsies in oncology patients. Clin Radiol 2002; 57:898-901. PubMed
  • Wittenberg J, Harisinghani MG, Jhaveri K, Varghese J, Mueller PR. Algorithmic approach to CT diagnosis of the abnormal bowel wall. Radiographics 2002; 22:1093-107; discussion 1107. PubMed
  • Wunderbaldinger P, Harisinghani MG, Hahn PF, Daniels GH, Turetschek K, Simeone J, O'Neill MJ, Mueller PR. Cystic lymph node metastases in papillary thyroid carcinoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2002; 178:693-7. PubMed
  • Jhaveri KS, Harisinghani MG, Wittenberg J, Saini S, Mueller PR. Right-sided colonic diverticulitis: CT findings. J Comput Assist Tomogr 2002; 26:84-9. PubMed
  • Harisinghani MG, Jhaveri KS, Weissleder R, Schima W, Saini S, Hahn PF, Mueller PR. MRI contrast agents for evaluating focal hepatic lesions. Clin Radiol 2001; 56:714-25. PubMed
  • Goldberg SN, Gazelle GS, Compton CC, Mueller PR, Tanabe KK. Treatment of intrahepatic malignancy with radiofrequency ablation: radiologic-pathologic correlation. Cancer 2000; 88:2452-63. PubMed
  • Gervais D, Wood B, McGovern FJ, Goldberg SN, Mueller PR.. Radio-frequency Ablation of Renal Cell Carcinoma: Early Clinical Experience. Radiology 2000; 217:665-672.
  • Harisinghani MG, McLoud TC, Shepard JA, Ko JP, Shroff MM, Mueller PR. Tuberculosis from head to toe. Radiographics 2000; 20:449-70; quiz 528-9, 532. PubMed
  • Goldberg SN, Gazelle GS, Mueller PR. Thermal ablation therapy for focal malignancy: a unified approach to underlying principles, techniques, and diagnostic imaging guidance. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2000; 174:323-31. PubMed
  • Singh AK, Gervais DA, Hahn PF, Mueller PR. Neoplastic iliopsoas masses in oncology patients: CT findings. Abdom Imaging 2008; 33:493-7. PubMed
  • Sahani DV, Saokar A, Fernandez C, Brugge WR, Hahn PF, Mueller PR. Small (<3 centimeters) pancreatic cyst - how aggressive should we be? Radiology 2005; In press:In press.
  • Roedl JB,Blake MA,Holalkere NS,Mueller PR,Colen RR,Harisinghani MG. Lymph node staging in esophageal adenocarcinoma with PET-CT based on a visual analysis and based on metabolic parameters. Abdom Imaging 2009; 34:610-7. PubMed
  • Saokar A, Gee MS, Islam T, Mueller PR, Harisinghani MG. Appearance of primary lymphoid malignancies on lymphotropic nanoparticle-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging using ferumoxtran-10. Clin Imaging 2010; 34:448-52. PubMed
  • Sahani DV, Kadavigere R, Saokar A, Brugge WR, Fernandez C, Mueller PR.. Cystic pancreatic lesions: a simple image-based classification to guide management. Radiographics 2005; In press:In press.
  • Harisinghani MG, Saini S, Weissleder R, Hahn PF, Yantiss RK, Tempany C, Wood BJ, Mueller PR. MR lymphangiography using ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide in patients with primary abdominal and pelvic malignancies: radiographic-pathologic correlation. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1999; 172:1347-51. PubMed
  • McGovern FJ, Wood BJ, Goldberg SN, Mueller PR. Radio frequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma via image guided needle electrodes. J Urol 1999; 161:599-600. PubMed
  • Harisinghani MG, Saini S, Hahn PF, Weissleder R, Mueller PR. MR imaging of lymph nodes in patients with primary abdominal and pelvic malignancies using ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide (Combidex). Acad Radiol 1998; 5 Suppl 1:S167-9, discussion S183-4. PubMed
  • Goldberg SN, Gazelle GS, Solbiati L, Livraghi T, Tanabe KK, Hahn PF, Mueller PR. Ablation of liver tumors using percutaneous RF therapy. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1998; 170:1023-8. PubMed
  • Goldberg SN, Hahn PF, Tanabe KK, Mueller PR, Schima W, Athanasoulis CA, Compton CC, Solbiati L, Gazelle GS. Percutaneous radiofrequency tissue ablation: does perfusion-mediated tissue cooling limit coagulation necrosis? J Vasc Interv Radiol 1998; 9:101-11. PubMed
  • Harisinghani MG, Saini S, Schima W, McNicholas M, Mueller PR. Simethicone coated cellulose as an oral contrast agent for ultrasound of the upper abdomen. Clin Radiol 1997; 52:224-6. PubMed
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