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Stuart G. Silverman, MD


  • 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.
  • Silverman SG.Society of abdominal radiology is created by a merger of the society of gastrointestinal radiologists and the society of uroradiology: form follows function.Radiology. 2012 Nov;265(2):336-8.
  • Sahni VA, Hirsch MS, Silverman SG.Renal angiomyoadenomatous tumour: Imaging features.Can Urol Assoc J. 2012 Aug;6(4):E140-3.
  • Tatli S, Acar M, Tuncali K, Sadow CA, Morrison PR, Silverman SG.MRI assessment of percutaneous ablation of liver tumors: Value of subtraction images.J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Sep 28.
  • Vivian MA, Sahni VA, Lowe AC, Silverman SG.Benign metastasizing pleomorphic adenoma presenting as a solitary kidney mass: imaging features.Urology. 2012 Aug;80(2):e17-8.
  • Wasser EJ, Shyn PB, Riveros-Angel M, Sadow CA, Steele GS, Silverman SG.Renal cell carcinoma containing abundant non-calcified fat.Abdom Imaging. 2012 Jun 15.
  • Tatli S, Gerbaudo VH, Feeley CM, Shyn PB, Tuncali K, Silverman SG.PET/CT-guided Percutaneous Biopsy of Abdominal Masses: Initial Experience.J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Apr;22(4):507-14.
  • Cizginer S, Tatli S, Hurwitz S, Tuncali K, Vansonnenberg E, Silverman SG.Biochemical and hematologic changes after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors: experience in 83 procedures.J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Apr;22(4):471-8.
  • Sainani NI, Shyn PB, Tatli S, Morrison PR, Tuncali K, Silverman SG.PET/CT-guided radiofrequency and cryoablation: is tumor fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose activity dissipated by thermal ablation?.J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Mar;22(3):354-60.
  • Israel GM, Silverman SG.The incidental renal mass.Radiol Clin North Am. 2011 Mar;49(2):369-83.
  • Oguro S, Tuncali K, Elhawary H, Morrison PR, Hata N, Silverman SG.Image registration of pre-procedural MRI and intra-procedural CT images to aid CT-guided percutaneous cryoablation of renal tumors.International Journal Of Computer Assisted Radiology And Surgery. 2011 Jan;6(1):111-7.
  • Shyn PB, Mortele KJ, Britz-Cunningham SH, Friedman S, Odze RD, Burakoff R, Goldberg JE, Erturk M, Silverman SG.Low-dose 18F-FDG PET/CT enterography: improving on CT enterography assessment of patients with Crohn disease.J Nucl Med. 2010 Dec;51(12):1841-8.
  • Solomon SB, Silverman SG.Imaging in interventional oncology.Radiology. 2010 Dec;257(3):624-40. Review.
  • Sadow CA, Wheeler SC, Kim J, Ohno-Machado L, Silverman SG.Positive predictive value of CT urography in the evaluation of upper tract urothelial cancer.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Nov;195(5):W337-43.
  • Elhawary H, Oguro S, Tuncali K, Morrison PR, Tatli S, Shyn PB, Silverman SG, Hata N.Multimodality Non-rigid Image Registration for Planning, Targeting and Monitoring During CT-Guided Percutaneous Liver Tumor Cryoablation.Acad Radiol. 2010 Nov;17(11):1334-44.
  • Berland LL, Silverman SG, Gore RM, Mayo-Smith WW, Megibow AJ, Yee J, Brink JA, Baker ME, Federle MP, Foley WD, Francis IR, Herts BR, Israel GM, Krinsky G, Platt JF, Shuman WP, Taylor AJ.Managing incidental findings on abdominal CT: white paper of the ACR incidental findings committee.J Am Coll Radiol. 2010 Oct;7(10):754-73.
  • Tatli S, Gerbaudo VH, Mamede M, Tuncali K, Shyn PB, Silverman SG.Abdominal masses sampled at PET/CT-guided percutaneous biopsy: initial experience with registration of prior PET/CT images.Radiology. 2010 Jul;256(1):305-11.
  • Roh MH, Dal Cin P, Silverman SG, Cibas ES.The application of cytogenetics and fluorescence in situ hybridization to fine-needle aspiration in the diagnosis and subclassification of renal neoplasms.Cancer Cytopathol. 2010 Jun 25;118(3):137-45.
  • Sahni VA, Mortele KJ, Glickman J, Silverman SG.Mixed epithelial and stromal tumour of the kidney: imaging features.BJU Int. 2010 Apr;105(7):932-9.
  • Sahni VA,Raghunathan G,Mearadji B,Ukomadu C,Glickman J,Silverman SG,Erturk SM,Mortele KJ.Autoimmune hepatitis: CT and MR imaging features with histopathological correlation.Abdom Imaging. 2010 Feb;35(1):75-84.
  • Shyn PB, Madan R, Wu C, Erturk SM, Silverman SG.PET/CT pattern analysis for surgical staple line recurrence in patients with colorectal cancer.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Feb;194(2):414-21.
  • Sahni VA, Ly A, Silverman SG.Usefulness of percutaneous biopsy in diagnosing benign renal masses that mimic malignancy.Abdom Imaging. 2010 Jan 5.
  • Sahni VA, Silverman SG.Biopsy of renal masses: when and why.Cancer Imaging. 2009;9:44-55. Review.
  • Goldberg SN, Grassi CJ, Cardella JF, Charboneau JW, Dodd GD, Dupuy DE, Gervais DA, Gillams AR, Kane RA, Lee FT, Livraghi T, McGahan J, Phillips DA, Rhim H, Silverman SG, Solbiati L, Vogl TJ, Wood BJ, Vedantham S, Sacks D, .Image-guided tumor ablation: standardization of terminology and reporting criteria.J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2009 Jul;20(7 Suppl):S377-90.
  • Uppot RN,Silverman SG,Zagoria RJ,Tuncali K,Childs DD,Gervais DA.Imaging-guided percutaneous ablation of renal cell carcinoma: a primer of how we do it.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Jun;192(6):1558-70. Review.
  • Oliva MR,Glickman JN,Zou KH,Teo SY,Mortele KJ,Rocha MS,Silverman SG.Renal cell carcinoma: t1 and t2 signal intensity characteristics of papillary and clear cell types correlated with pathology.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Jun;192(6):1524-30.
  • Silverman SG,Leyendecker JR,Amis ES Jr.What is the current role of CT urography and MR urography in the evaluation of the urinary tract?.Radiology. 2009 Feb;250(2):309-23.
  • Townsend BA,Silverman SG,Mortele KJ,Tuncali K,Cohan RH.Current use of computed tomographic urography: survey of the society of uroradiology.J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2009 Jan-Feb;33(1):96-100.
  • Mortele KJ,Girshman J,Szejnfeld D,Ashley SW,Erturk SM,Banks PA,Silverman SG.CT-guided percutaneous catheter drainage of acute necrotizing pancreatitis: clinical experience and observations in patients with sterile and infected necrosis.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Jan;192(1):110-6.
  • Souza FF,Mortele KJ,Cibas ES,Erturk SM,Silverman SG.Predictive value of percutaneous imaging-guided biopsy of peritoneal and omental masses: results in 111 patients.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Jan;192(1):131-6.
  • Gupta R,Mortele KJ,Tatli S,Girshman J,Glickman JN,Levy AD,Erturk SM,Heffess CS,Banks PA,Silverman SG.Pancreatic intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms: role of CT in predicting pathologic subtypes.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Nov;191(5):1458-64.
  • Tatli S,Cizginer S,Wieczorek TJ,Ashley SW,Silverman SG.Solitary littoral cell angioma of the spleen: computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging features.J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2008 Sep-Oct;32(5):772-5.
  • Sadow CA,Silverman SG,O'Leary MP,Signorovitch JE.Bladder cancer detection with CT urography in an Academic Medical Center.Radiology. 2008 Oct;249(1):195-202.
  • Silverman SG,Israel GM,Herts BR,Richie JP.Management of the incidental renal mass.Radiology. 2008 Oct;249(1):16-31. Review.
  • Nair RT,vanSonnenberg E,Shankar S,Morrison PR,Gill RR,Tuncali K,Silverman SG.Visceral and soft-tissue tumors: radiofrequency and alcohol ablation for pain relief--initial experience.Radiology. 2008 Sep;248(3):1067-76.
  • Nair RT,Silverman SG,Tuncali K,Obuchowski NA,vanSonnenberg E,Shankar S.Biochemical and hematologic alterations following percutaneous cryoablation of liver tumors: experience in 48 procedures.Radiology. 2008 Jul;248(1):303-11.
  • Pendrys DG, Silverman SL.Osteonecrosis of the jaws and bisphosphonates.Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2008 Mar;6(1):31-8. Review.
  • Morrison PR, Silverman SG, Tuncali K, Tatli S.MRI-guided cryotherapy.J Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Feb;27(2):410-20. Review.
  • Tatli S, Morrison PR, Tuncali K, Silverman SG.Interventional MRI for oncologic applications.Tech Vasc Interv Radiol. 2007 Jun;10(2):159-70. Review.
  • Carrino JA, Khurana B, Ready JE, Silverman SG, Winalski CS.Magnetic resonance imaging-guided percutaneous biopsy of musculoskeletal lesions.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Oct;89(10):2179-87.
  • 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.
  • Desai J, Shankar S, Heinrich MC, Fletcher JA, Fletcher CD, Manola J, Morgan JA, Corless CL, George S, Tuncali K, Silverman SG, Van den Abbeele AD, van Sonnenberg E, Demetri GD.Clonal evolution of resistance to imatinib in patients with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumors.Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Sep 15;13(18 Pt 1):5398-405.
  • Silverman SG, Mortele KJ, Tuncali K, Jinzaki M, Cibas ES.Hyperattenuating renal masses: etiologies, pathogenesis, and imaging evaluation.Radiographics. 2007 Jul-Aug;27(4):1131-43. Review.
  • Erturk SM, Mortele KJ, Oliva MR, Ichikawa T, Silverman SG, Cantisani V, Pagliara E, Ros PR.Depiction of normal gastrointestinal anatomy with MDCT: Comparison of low- and high-attenuation oral contrast media.Eur J Radiol. 2008 Apr;66(1):84-7.
  • Tuncali K, Morrison PR, Winalski CS, Carrino JA, Shankar S, Ready JE, vanSonnenberg E, Silverman SG.MRI-guided percutaneous cryotherapy for soft-tissue and bone metastases: initial experience.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007 Jul;189(1):232-9.
  • Silverman SG.What proportion of suspicious-looking renal masses are actually benign?.Nat Clin Pract Urol. 2007 Jul;4(7):360-1.
  • Erturk SM, Mortelé KJ, Tuncali K, Saltzman JR, Lao R, Silverman SG.Fine-needle aspiration biopsy of solid pancreatic masses: comparison of CT and endoscopic sonography guidance.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006 Dec;187(6):1531-5.
  • Arienti V, Pretolani S, Goldberg SN, Silverman SG, Gervais DA, Lencioni R, Sacks D, Dupuy D.How to report and compare complications of image-guided ablation therapies: comments on seeding and the use of a sole common denominator for liver tumors.Radiology. 2006 Nov;241(2):626-627.
  • Arienti V, Pretolani S, Goldberg SN, Silverman SG, Gervais DA, Lencioni R, Sacks D, Dupuy D.How to report and compare complications of image-guided ablation therapies: comments on seeding and the use of a sole common denominator for liver tumors.Radiology. 2006 Nov;241(2):625-6; author reply 626-7.
  • Bricault I, Kikinis R, Morrison PR, Vansonnenberg E, Tuncali K, Silverman SG.Liver metastases: 3D shape-based analysis of CT scans for detection of local recurrence after radiofrequency ablation.Radiology. 2006 Oct;241(1):243-50.
  • Das M, Sauer F, Schoepf UJ, Khamene A, Vogt SK, Schaller S, Kikinis R, vanSonnenberg E, Silverman SG.Augmented reality visualization for CT-guided interventions: system description, feasibility, and initial evaluation in an abdominal phantom.Radiology. 2006 Jul;240(1):230-5.
  • Tuncali K, Morrison PR, Tatli S, Silverman SG.MRI-guided percutaneous cryoablation of renal tumors: use of external manual displacement of adjacent bowel loops.Eur J Radiol. 2006 Aug;59(2):198-202.
  • Erturk SM, Mortelé KJ, Binkert CA, Glickman JN, Oliva MR, Ros PR, Silverman SG.CT features of hepatic venoocclusive disease and hepatic graft-versus-host disease in patients after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006 Jun;186(6):1497-501.
  • Silverman SG, Gan YU, Mortele KJ, Tuncali K, Cibas ES.Renal masses in the adult patient: the role of percutaneous biopsy.Radiology. 2006 Jul;240(1):6-22. Review.
  • Tatli S, Mortele KJ, Breen EL, Bleday R, Silverman SG.Local staging of rectal cancer using combined pelvic phased-array and endorectal coil MRI.J Magn Reson Imaging. 2006 Apr;23(4):534-40.
  • Lo WK, vansonnenberg E, Shankar S, Morrison PR, Silverman SG, Tuncali K, Rabin M.Percutaneous CT-guided radiofrequency ablation of symptomatic bilateral adrenal metastases in a single session.J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Jan;17(1):175-9.
  • Oliva MR, Mortele KJ, Segatto E, Glickman JN, Erturk SM, Ros PR, Silverman SG.Computed tomography features of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis with histopathologic correlation.J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2006 Jan-Feb;30(1):37-43.
  • Oei T, vanSonnenberg E, Shankar S, Morrison PR, Tuncali K, Silverman SG.Radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors: a new cause of benign portal venous gas.Radiology. 2005 Nov;237(2):709-17.
  • Goldberg SN, Bonn J, Dodd G, Dupuy D, Geschwind JH, Hicks M, Hume KM, Lee FT, Lewis CA, Lencioni RA, Omary RA, Rundback JH, Silverman S, Dorfman GS,.Society of Interventional Radiology Interventional Oncology Task Force: interventional oncology research vision statement and critical assessment of the state of research affairs.J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005 Oct;16(10):1287-94.
  • Liu W, Mortelé KJ, Silverman SG.Incidental extraurinary findings at MDCT urography in patients with hematuria: prevalence and impact on imaging costs.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Oct;185(4):1051-6.
  • Silverman SG, Tuncali K, Morrison PR.MR Imaging-guided percutaneous tumor ablation.Acad Radiol. 2005 Sep;12(9):1100-9.
  • Shankar S, Vansonnenberg E, Silverman SG, Tuncali K, Flanagan HL, Whang EE.Brachial plexus injury from CT-guided RF ablation under general anesthesia.Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2005 Sep-Oct;28(5):646-8.
  • Silverman SG, Tuncali K, vanSonnenberg E, Morrison PR, Shankar S, Ramaiya N, Richie JP.Renal tumors: MR imaging-guided percutaneous cryotherapy--initial experience in 23 patients.Radiology. 2005 Aug;236(2):716-24.
  • Goldberg SN, Grassi CJ, Cardella JF, Charboneau JW, Dodd GD, Dupuy DE, Gervais D, Gillams AR, Kane RA, Lee FT, Livraghi T, McGahan J, Phillips DA, Rhim H, Silverman SG,.Image-guided tumor ablation: standardization of terminology and reporting criteria.J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005 Jun;16(6):765-78.
  • Goldberg SN, Grassi CJ, Cardella JF, Charboneau JW, Dodd GD, Dupuy DE, Gervais D, Gillams AR, Kane RA, Lee FT, Livraghi T, McGahan J, Phillips DA, Rhim H, Silverman SG, ,.Image-guided tumor ablation: standardization of terminology and reporting criteria.Radiology. 2005 Jun;235(3):728-39.
  • Kundra V, Krane JF, Nikolaidis P, Green DS, Zou KH, Tuncali K, Vansonnenberg E, Silverman SG.Telomerase activity predicts malignancy in percutaneous image-guided needle biopsy specimens of the abdomen and pelvis.Radiology. 2005 Mar;234(3):941-7.
  • Vansonnenberg E, Shankar S, Parker L, Cheung L, Morrison PR, Silverman SG, Igelhart D.Palliative radiofrequency ablation of a fungating, symptomatic breast lesion.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Mar;184(3 Suppl):S126-8.
  • VanSonnenberg E, Shankar S, Morrison PR, Nair RT, Silverman SG, Jaklitsch MT, Liu F, Cheung L, Tuncali K, Skarin AT, Sugarbaker DJ.Radiofrequency ablation of thoracic lesions: part 2, initial clinical experience--technical and multidisciplinary considerations in 30 patients.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Feb;184(2):381-90.
  • Heymach JV, Desai J, Manola J, Davis DW, McConkey DJ, Harmon D, Ryan DP, Goss G, Quigley T, Van den Abbeele AD, Silverman SG, Connors S, Folkman J, Fletcher CD, Demetri GD.Phase II study of the antiangiogenic agent SU5416 in patients with advanced soft tissue sarcomas.Clin Cancer Res. 2004 Sep 1;10(17):5732-40.
  • Heinrich MC, Corless CL, Demetri GD, Blanke CD, von Mehren M, Joensuu H, McGreevey LS, Chen CJ, Van den Abbeele AD, Druker BJ, Kiese B, Eisenberg B, Roberts PJ, Singer S, Fletcher CD, Silberman S, Dimitrijevic S, Fletcher JA.Kinase mutations and imatinib response in patients with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor.J Clin Oncol. 2003 Dec 1;21(23):4342-9.
  • Shankar S, vanSonnenberg E, Silverman SG, Tuncali K, Morrison PR.Diagnosis and treatment of intrahepatic biloma complicating radiofrequency ablation of hepatic metastases.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003 Aug;181(2):475-7.
  • Zou KH, Tuncali K, Silverman SG.Correlation and simple linear regression.Radiology. 2003 Jun;227(3):617-22.
  • Shankar S, vanSonnenberg E, Silverman SG, Tuncali K, Morrison PR.Management of pneumothorax during percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of a lung tumor: technical note.J Thorac Imaging. 2003 Apr;18(2):106-9.
  • Zou KH, Fielding JR, Silverman SG, Tempany CM.Hypothesis testing I: proportions.Radiology. 2003 Mar;226(3):609-13.
  • Mortele BP, Mortele KJ, Tuncali K, Banks RA, Glickman J, Silverman SG, Ros RR.Solid and papillary epithelial neoplasm of the pancreas: MR imaging findings.JBR-BTR. 2002 Dec;85(6):297-9.
  • McTavish JD, Jinzaki M, Zou KH, Nawfel RD, Silverman SG.Multi-detector row CT urography: comparison of strategies for depicting the normal urinary collecting system.Radiology. 2002 Dec;225(3):783-90.
  • Shankar S, van Sonnenberg E, Silverman SG, Tuncali K.Interventional radiology procedures in the liver. Biopsy, drainage, and ablation.Clin Liver Dis. 2002 Feb;6(1):91-118.
  • Shankar S, Tuncali K, vanSonnenberg E, Seifter JL, Silverman SG.Myoglobinemia after CT-guided radiofrequency ablation of a hepatic metastasis.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 Feb;178(2):359-61.
  • Brown DL, Zou KH, Tempany CM, Frates MC, Silverman SG, McNeil BJ, Kurtz AB.Primary versus secondary ovarian malignancy: imaging findings of adnexal masses in the Radiology Diagnostic Oncology Group Study.Radiology. 2001 Apr;219(1):213-8.
  • Rothschild JM, Khorasani R, Silverman SG, Hanson RW, Fiskio JM, Bates DW.Abdominal cross-sectional imaging for inpatients with abnormal liver function test results: yield and usefulness.Arch Intern Med. 2001 Feb 26;161(4):583-8.
  • Silverman SG, Tuncali K, Adams DF, vanSonnenberg E, Zou KH, Kacher DF, Morrison PR, Jolesz FA.MR imaging-guided percutaneous cryotherapy of liver tumors: initial experience.Radiology. 2000 Dec;217(3):657-64.
  • Nawfel RD, Judy PF, Silverman SG, Hooton S, Tuncali K, Adams DF.Patient and personnel exposure during CT fluoroscopy-guided interventional procedures.Radiology. 2000 Jul;216(1):180-4.
  • Silverman SG, Tuncali K, Adams DF, Nawfel RD, Zou KH, Judy PF.CT fluoroscopy-guided abdominal interventions: techniques, results, and radiation exposure.Radiology. 1999 Sep;212(3):673-81.
  • Silverman SG, Khorasani R, Adams DF, Phillips MD, Sica GT, Mayer RJ.Multidisciplinary gastrointestinal cancer clinic: abdominal radiologist as active participant.Acad Radiol. 1998 Oct;5(10):694-7.
  • Kettenbach J, Silverman SG, Hata N, Kuroda K, Saiviroonporn P, Zientara GP, Morrison PR, Hushek SG, Black PM, Kikinis R, Jolesz FA.Monitoring and visualization techniques for MR-guided laser ablations in an open MR system.J Magn Reson Imaging. 1998 Jul-Aug;8(4):933-43.
  • 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 Feb;206(2):429-35.
  • Silverman SG, Jolesz FA, Newman RW, Morrison PR, Kanan AR, Kikinis R, Schwartz RB, Hsu L, Koran SJ, Topulos GP.Design and implementation of an interventional MR imaging suite.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Jun;168(6):1465-71.
  • Silverman SG, Mueller PR, Saini S, Hahn PF, Simeone JF, Forman BH, Steiner E, Ferrucci JT.Thoracic empyema: management with image-guided catheter drainage.Radiology. 1988 Oct;169(1):5-9.