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Peter R. Mueller, MD


  • 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 Feb 7.
  • 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 Feb 16.
  • 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 Aug;201(2):433-8.
  • 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 May;129(2):332-5.
  • 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 Feb 5.
  • 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 Mar;63(3):486-92.
  • Arellano RS, Gervais DA, Mueller PR.Computed Tomography-guided Drainage of Mediastinal Abscesses: Clinical Experience with 23 Patients.J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Mar 23.
  • 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 Mar 16.
  • 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 Feb;8(2):e3-4; author reply e4.
  • Arellano RS, Gervais DA, Mueller PR.CT-guided drainage of abdominal abscesses: hydrodissection to create access routes for percutaneous drainage.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Jan;196(1):189-91.
  • 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.;34(6):448-52.
  • 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 Nov 2;107(44):18874-9.
  • Ma X, Arellano RS, Gervais DA, Hahn PF, Mueller PR, Sahani DV.Success of image-guided biopsy for small (‚ȧ 3 cm) focal liver lesions in cirrhotic and noncirrhotic individuals.J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 Oct;21(10):1539-47; quiz 1547.
  • 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 Sep;256(3):836-46.
  • 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 Jun;194(6):1635-8.
  • Ding A, Mueller PR.The breadth of teaching commitment in radiology departments: a national survey.J Am Coll Radiol. 2010 Apr;7(4):290-3.
  • 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 Apr;20(4):877-85.
  • 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 Mar;194(3):815-20.
  • 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 Jan;20(1):157-64.
  • 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 Dec;193(6):1686-90.
  • Boland GW,Guimaraes AS,Mueller PR.The evolving radiology landscape: the importance of effective leadership.Eur Radiol. 2009 Oct;19(10):2321-5.
  • 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 Oct;193(4):1175-9.
  • 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.;34(5):610-7.
  • 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 Aug;20(8):1059-65.
  • 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 Feb;16(2):218-26.
  • 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 Dec;249(3):1050-7.
  • 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 Oct;86(4):1131-8.
  • Boland GW,Guimaraes AS,Mueller PR.The radiologist's conundrum: benefits and costs of increasing CT capacity and utilization.Eur Radiol. 2009 Jan;19(1):9-11; discussion 12.
  • 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 Jul-Aug;32(4):523-8.
  • 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 Dec;18(12):2833-40.
  • 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 Aug;191(2):515-21.
  • 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 Jul;19(7):1034-40.
  • 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 Jul;248(1):169-78.
  • Liu CH,Yu CY,Catalano OA,Mueller PR.Radiological reasoning: imaging differentiation of a solitary hepatic mass.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jun;190(6 Suppl):S57-61.
  • Singh AK, Gervais DA, Hahn PF, Mueller PR.Neoplastic iliopsoas masses in oncology patients: CT findings.Abdom Imaging.;33(4):493-7.
  • 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 Apr;19(4):571-5.
  • 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 May;247(2):567-73.
  • Uppot RN, Gervais DA, Mueller PR.Interventional uroradiology.Radiol Clin North Am. 2008 Jan;46(1):45-64, vi. Review.
  • 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.
  • Cantwell CP, Hahn PF, Gervais DA, Mueller PR.Prostate biopsy after ano-rectal resection: value of CT-guided trans-gluteal biopsy.Eur Radiol. 2008 Apr;18(4):738-42.
  • 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 Oct;189(4):845-8.
  • Beland M, Mueller PR, Gervais DA.Thermal ablation in interventional oncology.Semin Roentgenol. 2007 Jul;42(3):175-90.
  • Sahani DV, Holalkere NS, Mueller PR, Zhu AX.Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma: CT Perfusion of Liver and Tumor Tissue--Initial Experience.Radiology. 2007 Jun;243(3):736-43.
  • 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 Sep 14;355(11):1161-7.
  • Rastogi N, Sahani DV, Blake MA, Ko DC, Mueller PR.Evaluation of living renal donors: accuracy of three-dimensional 16-section CT.Radiology. 2006 Jul;240(1):136-44.
  • 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 Mar-Apr;35(2):35-54. Review.
  • Blake MA, McKernan M, Setty B, Fischman AJ, Mueller PR.Renal oncocytoma displaying intense activity on 18F-FDG PET.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006 Jan;186(1):269-70.
  • Rosow DE, Sahani D, Strobel O, Kalva S, Mino-Kenudson M, Holalkere NS, Alsfasser G, Saini S, Lee SI, Mueller PR, FernŠndez-del Castillo C, Warshaw AL, Thayer SP.Imaging of acute mesenteric ischemia using multidetector CT and CT angiography in a porcine model.J Gastrointest Surg. 2005 Dec;9(9):1262-74; discussion 1274-.
  • 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 Nov;16(11):1551-5.
  • Schiller JD, Gervais DA, Mueller PR.Radiofrequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma.Abdom Imaging. 2005 Jul-Aug;30(4):442-50.
  • 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 May;12 Suppl 1:S17-20.
  • Sahani DV, Kadavigere R, Saokar A, Brugge WR, Fernandez C, Mueller PR.Cystic pancreatic lesions: a simple image-based classification to guide management.Radiographics. In press;In press:In press.
  • Sahani DV, Saokar A, Fernandez C, Brugge WR, Hahn PF, Mueller PR.Small (<3 centimeters) pancreatic cyst - how aggressive should we be?.Radiology. In press;In press:In press.
  • 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 Jul;185(1):64-71.
  • 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 Jul;185(1):72-80.
  • Kim YH, Saini S, Sahani D, Hahn PF, Mueller PR, Auh YH.Imaging diagnosis of cystic pancreatic lesions: pseudocyst versus nonpseudocyst.Radiographics. 2005 May-Jun;25(3):671-85.
  • 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 Jun;235(3):905-10.
  • 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 Mar;234(3):785-92.
  • Lui KW, Gervais DA, Arellano RA, Mueller PR.Radiofrequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma.Clin Radiol. 2003 Dec;58(12):905-13.
  • 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 Nov;76(911):835-7.
  • Titton RL, Gervais DA, Hahn PF, Harisinghani MG, Arellano RS, Mueller PR.Urine leaks and urinomas: diagnosis and imaging-guided intervention.Radiographics. 2003 Sep-Oct;23(5):1133-47.
  • 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 Sep;181(3):781-4.
  • 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 Sep;228(3):701-5.
  • 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 Apr;58(4):306-10.
  • 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 Mar;180(3):755-8.
  • 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 Jan-Feb;32(1):3-10.
  • 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 Nov-Dec;22(6):1353-67.
  • 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 Oct;57(10):898-901.
  • Wittenberg J, Harisinghani MG, Jhaveri K, Varghese J, Mueller PR.Algorithmic approach to CT diagnosis of the abnormal bowel wall.Radiographics. 2002 Sep-Oct;22(5):1093-107; discussion 1107.
  • 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 Mar;178(3):693-7.
  • Jhaveri KS, Harisinghani MG, Wittenberg J, Saini S, Mueller PR.Right-sided colonic diverticulitis: CT findings.J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2002 Jan-Feb;26(1):84-9.
  • 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 Sep;56(9):714-25.
  • Goldberg SN, Gazelle GS, Compton CC, Mueller PR, Tanabe KK.Treatment of intrahepatic malignancy with radiofrequency ablation: radiologic-pathologic correlation.Cancer. 2000 Jun 1;88(11):2452-63.
  • Gervais D, Wood B, McGovern FJ, Goldberg SN, Mueller PR.Radio-frequency Ablation of Renal Cell Carcinoma: Early Clinical Experience.Radiology. 2000 May 22;217:665-672.
  • Harisinghani MG, McLoud TC, Shepard JA, Ko JP, Shroff MM, Mueller PR.Tuberculosis from head to toe.Radiographics. 2000 Mar-Apr;20(2):449-70; quiz 528-9, 532.
  • 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 Feb;174(2):323-31.
  • 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 May;172(5):1347-51.
  • McGovern FJ, Wood BJ, Goldberg SN, Mueller PR.Radio frequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma via image guided needle electrodes.J Urol. 1999 Feb;161(2):599-600.
  • 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 Apr;5 Suppl 1:S167-9, discussion S183-4.
  • 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 Apr;170(4):1023-8.
  • 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 Jan-Feb;9(1 Pt 1):101-11.
  • 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 Mar;52(3):224-6.