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Steven E. Seltzer, MD

Brigham And Women's Hospital

Brigham And Women's Hospital
Phone: (617) 732-6273
Fax: (617) 732-6336


sseltzer@partners.org

Steven E. Seltzer, MD

Brigham And Women's Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Philip H. Cook Professor, Radiology, Harvard Medical School
  • Chairman, Radiology, Brigham And Women's Hospital

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Research Abstract

To use innovative imaging techniques and computer-assisted image diagnosis for the early detecition of tumors.

Publications

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  • Drew T, Vo ML, Olwal A, Jacobson F, Seltzer SE, Wolfe JM. Scanners and drillers: characterizing expert visual search through volumetric images. J Vis 2013. PubMed
  • Boone JM, Hendee WR, McNitt-Gray MF, Seltzer SE. Radiation Exposure from CT Scans: How to Close Our Knowledge Gaps, Monitor and Safeguard Exposure--Proceedings and Recommendations of the Radiation Dose Summit, Sponsored by NIBIB, February 24-25, 2011. Radiology 2012; 265:544-54. PubMed
  • Anthony SG, Prevedello LM, Damiano MM, Gandhi TK, Doubilet PM, Seltzer SE, Khorasani R. Impact of a 4-year Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Communication of Critical Imaging Test Results. Radiology 2011. PubMed
  • Menard A, Seltzer S, Khorasani R. Do we expect too much from our IT vendors? What can we do about it? J Am Coll Radiol 2010; 7:980-2. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Bradley W, Meltzer C, Menard A, Cruea R. Re: "Radiation safety: have we let the public down?". J Am Coll Radiol 2010; 7:909-10. PubMed
  • Andriole KP, Prevedello LM, Dufault A, Pezeshk P, Bransfield R, Hanson R, Doubilet PM, Seltzer SE, Khorasani R. Augmenting the impact of technology adoption with financial incentive to improve radiology report signature times. J Am Coll Radiol 2010; 7:198-204. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Menard A, Cruea R, Arenson R. "Hyperscrutiny" of academic-industrial relationships: potential for unintended consequences--a response. J Am Coll Radiol 2010; 7:39-42. PubMed
  • Carson PL, Giger M, Welch MJ, Halpern H, Kurdziel K, Vannier M, Evelhoch JL, Gazelle GS, Seltzer SE, Judy P, Hendee WR, Bourland JD. Biomedical Imaging Research Opportunities Workshop: report and recommendations. Radiology 2003; 229:328-39. PubMed
  • Gazelle GS, Seltzer SE, Judy PF. Assessment and validation of imaging methods and technologies. Acad Radiol 2003; 10:894-6. PubMed
  • Khorasani R, Bates DW, Teeger S, Rothschild JM, Adams DF, Seltzer SE. Is terminology used effectively to convey diagnostic certainty in radiology reports? Acad Radiol 2003; 10:685-8. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Sullivan DC, Hillman BJ, Staab EV. Factors affecting patient enrollment in radiology clinical trials: a case study of the American College of Radiology Imaging Network. Acad Radiol 2002; 9:862-9. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Getty DJ, Pickett RM, Swets JA, Sica G, Brown J, Saini S, Mattrey RF, Harmon B, Francis IR, Chezmar J, Schnall MO, Siegelman ES, Ballerini R, Bhat S. Multimodality diagnosis of liver tumors: feature analysis with CT, liver-specific and contrast-enhanced MR, and a computer model. Acad Radiol 2002; 9:256-69. PubMed
  • Fajardo LL, Seltzer SE, Dunnick NR. Academic radiology: the real good news. Acad Radiol 2001; 8:512-3. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Kelly P, Deibel GM, Ros P. Radiology quality and performance metrics on the Web: a management information and communications tool. Acad Radiol 2000; 7:981-5. PubMed
  • Saini S, Seltzer SE, Bramson RT, Levine LA, Kelly P, Jordan PF, Chiango BF, Thrall JH. Technical cost of radiologic examinations: analysis across imaging modalities. Radiology 2000; 216:269-72. PubMed
  • Carrino JA, Khorasani R, Hanlon WB, Seltzer SE. Modality interfacing: the impact of a relay station. J Digit Imaging 2000; 13:88-92. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Saini S, Bramson RT, Kelly P, Levine L, Chiango BF, Jordan P, Seth A, Elton J, Elrick J, Rosenthal D, Holman BL, Thrall JH. Can academic radiology departments become more efficient and cost less? Radiology 1998; 209:405-10. PubMed
  • Phillips MD, Silverman SG, Cibas ES, Seltzer SE. Negative predictive value of imaging-guided abdominal biopsy results: cytologic classification and implications for patient management. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1998; 171:693-6. PubMed
  • Khorasani R, Lester JM, Davis SD, Hanlon WB, Fener EF, Seltzer SE, Adams DF, Holman BL. Web-based digital radiology teaching file: facilitating case input at time of interpretation. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1998; 170:1165-7. PubMed
  • Khorasani R, Goel PK, Ma'luf NM, Fox LA, Seltzer SE, Bates DW. Trends in the use of radiology with inpatients: what has changed in a decade? AJR Am J Roentgenol 1998; 170:859-61. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Judy PF, Feldman U, Scarff L, Jacobson FL. Influence of CT image size and format on accuracy of lung nodule detection. Radiology 1998; 206:617-22. PubMed
  • Silverman SG, Deuson TE, Kane N, Adams DF, Seltzer SE, Phillips MD, Khorasani R, Zinner MJ, Holman BL. Percutaneous abdominal biopsy: cost-identification analysis. Radiology 1998; 206:429-35. PubMed
  • Getty DJ, Seltzer SE, Tempany CM, Pickett RM, Swets JA, McNeil BJ. Prostate cancer: relative effects of demographic, clinical, histologic, and MR imaging variables on the accuracy of staging. Radiology 1997; 204:471-9. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Kelly P, Adams DF, Chiango BF, Viera MA, Fener E, Hooton S, Bannon-Rohrbach S, Healy CD, Doubilet PM, Holman BL. Expediting the turnaround of radiology reports in a teaching hospital setting. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1997; 168:889-93. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Getty DJ, Tempany CM, Pickett RM, Schnall MD, McNeil BJ, Swets JA. Staging prostate cancer with MR imaging: a combined radiologist-computer system. Radiology 1997; 202:219-26. PubMed
  • Bramson RT, Chiango BF, Seltzer SE, Holman BL, Thrall JH. Achievement of substantial cost reduction through joint purchasing by the radiology departments of a large vertically integrated health care system. Acad Radiol 1997; 4:64-6. PubMed
  • Silverman SG, Pearson GD, Seltzer SE, Polger M, Tempany CM, Adams DF, Brown DL, Judy PF. Small (< or = 3 cm) hyperechoic renal masses: comparison of helical and convention CT for diagnosing angiomyolipoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1996; 167:877-81. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Judy PF, Adams DF, Jacobson FL, Stark P, Kikinis R, Swensson RG, Hooton S, Head B, Feldman U. Spiral CT of the chest: comparison of cine and film-based viewing. Radiology 1995; 197:73-8. PubMed
  • Schwartz LH, Seltzer SE, Tempany CM, Silverman SG, Piwnica-Worms DR, Adams DF, Herman L, Herman LA, Hooshmand R. Superparamagnetic iron oxide hepatic MR imaging: efficacy and safety using conventional and fast spin-echo pulse sequences. J Magn Reson Imaging 1995; 5:566-70. PubMed
  • Ros PR, Freeny PC, Harms SE, Seltzer SE, Davis PL, Chan TW, Stillman AE, Muroff LR, Runge VM, Nissenbaum MA. Hepatic MR imaging with ferumoxides: a multicenter clinical trial of the safety and efficacy in the detection of focal hepatic lesions. Radiology 1995; 196:481-8. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Blau M, Herman LW, Hooshmand RL, Herman LA, Adams DF, Minchey SR, Janoff AS. Contrast material-carrying liposomes: biodistribution, clearance, and imaging characteristics. Radiology 1995; 194:775-81. PubMed
  • Khorasani R, Silverman SG, Meyer JE, Gibson M, Weissman BN, Seltzer SE. Design and implementation of a new radiology consultation service in a teaching hospital. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1994; 163:457-9. PubMed
  • Polger M, Seltzer SE, Silverman SG. Spiral CT of the abdomen: region coverage with a 24-second breath-hold. Abdom Imaging 1994; 19:213-6. PubMed
  • Silverman SG, Lee BY, Mueller PR, Cibas ES, Seltzer SE. Impact of positive findings at image-guided biopsy of lymphoma on patient care: evaluation of clinical history, needle size, and pathologic findings on biopsy performance. Radiology 1994; 190:759-64. PubMed
  • Chernoff DM, Silverman SG, Kikinis R, Adams DF, Seltzer SE, Richie JP, Loughlin KR. Three-dimensional imaging and display of renal tumors using spiral CT: a potential aid to partial nephrectomy. Urology 1994; 43:125-9. PubMed
  • Schwartz LH, Seltzer SE, Tempany CM, Silverman SG, Piwnica-Worms DR, Adams DF, Herman L, Herman LT, Hooshmand R. Prospective comparison of T2-weighted fast spin-echo, with and without fat suppression, and conventional spin-echo pulse sequences in the upper abdomen. Radiology 1993; 189:411-6. PubMed
  • Silverman SG, Mueller PR, Pinkney LP, Koenker RM, Seltzer SE. Predictive value of image-guided adrenal biopsy: analysis of results of 101 biopsies. Radiology 1993; 187:715-8. PubMed
  • Judy PF, Swensson RG, Nawfel RD, Chan KH, Seltzer SE. Contrast-detail curves for liver CT. Med Phys 1992; 19:1167-74. PubMed
  • D'Orsi CJ, Getty DJ, Swets JA, Pickett RM, Seltzer SE, McNeil BJ. Reading and decision aids for improved accuracy and standardization of mammographic diagnosis. Radiology 1992; 184:619-22. PubMed
  • Coughlin BF, Seltzer SE, Swensson RG, Judy PF. Practices and attitudes about cathode-ray tube-based and film-based image interpretation. J Digit Imaging 1992; 5:50-3. PubMed
  • Seltzer SE, Swensson RG, Nawfel RD, Lentini JF, Kazda I, Judy PF. Visualization and detection-localization on computed tomographic images. Invest Radiol 1991; 26:285-94. PubMed
  • Swets JA, Getty DJ, Pickett RM, D'Orsi CJ, Seltzer SE, McNeil BJ. Enhancing and evaluating diagnostic accuracy. Med Decis Making 1991; 11:9-18. PubMed
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