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Ciprian Catana, MD, PhD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital
Phone: (617) 643-4885


ccatana@mgh.harvard.edu

Ciprian Catana, MD, PhD

Massachusetts General Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Associate Professor, Radiology, Harvard Medical School
  • Director of Integrated MR-PET Imaging at the Martinos Center, Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

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  • Sari H, Reaungamornrat J, Catalano O, Vera-Olmos J, Izquierdo-Garcia D, Morales MA, Torrado-Carvajal A, Ng SCT, Malpica N, Kamen A, Catana C. Evaluation of Deep Learning-based Approaches to Segment Bowel Air Pockets and Generate Pelvis Attenuation Maps from CAIPIRINHA-accelerated Dixon MR Images. J Nucl Med 2021. PubMed
  • Catana C, Laforest R, An H, Boada F, Cao T, Faul D, Jakoby B, Jansen FP, Kemp BJ, Kinahan PE, Larson PEZ, Levine MA, Maniawski P, Mawlawi O, McConathy J, McMillan A, Price JC, Rajagopal A, Sunderland J, Veit-Haibach P, Wangerin KA, Ying C, Hope TA. A Path to Qualification of PET/MR Scanners for Multicenter Brain Imaging Studies: Evaluation of MR-based Attenuation Correction Methods Using a Patient Phantom. J Nucl Med 2021. PubMed
  • Zhang C, O'Shea A, Parente CA, Amorim BJ, Caravan P, Ferrone CR, Blaszkowsky LS, Soricelli A, Salvatore M, Groshar D, Bernstine H, Domachevsky L, Canamaque LG, Umutlu L, Ken H, Catana C, Mahmood U, Catalano OA. Evaluation of the Diagnostic Performance of Positron Emission Tomography/Magnetic Resonance for the Diagnosis of Liver Metastases. Invest Radiol 2021. PubMed
  • Husseini JS, Amorim BJ, Torrado-Carvajal A, Prabhu V, Groshar D, Umutlu L, Herrmann K, Cañamaque LG, Garzón JRG, Palmer WE, Heidari P, Shih TT, Sosna J, Matushita C, Cerci J, Queiroz M, Muglia VF, Nogueira-Barbosa MH, Borra RJH, Kwee TC, Glaudemans AWJM, Evangelista L, Salvatore M, Cuocolo A, Soricelli A, Herold C, Laghi A, Mayerhoefer M, Mahmood U, Catana C, Daldrup-Link HE, Rosen B, Catalano OA. An international expert opinion statement on the utility of PET/MR for imaging of skeletal metastases. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2021. PubMed
  • Le Fur M, Rotile NJ, Correcher C, Clavijo Jordan V, Ross AW, Catana C, Caravan P. Yttrium-86 Is a Positron Emitting Surrogate of Gadolinium for Noninvasive Quantification of Whole-Body Distribution of Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2020; 59:1474-1478. PubMed
  • Catana C. Attenuation correction for human PET/MRI studies. Phys Med Biol 2020; 65:23TR02. PubMed
  • Ferrone C, Goyal L, Qadan M, Gervais D, Sahani DV, Zhu AX, Hong TS, Blaszkowsky LS, Tanabe KK, Vangel M, Amorim BJ, Wo JY, Mahmood U, Pandharipande PV, Catana C, Duenas VP, Collazo YQ, Canamaque LG, Domachevsky L, Bernstine HH, Groshar D, Shih TT, Li Y, Herrmann K, Umutlu L, Rosen BR, Catalano OA. Management implications of fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance in untreated intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2019. PubMed
  • Gerstner E, Emblem KE, Chang K, Vakulenko-Lagun B, Yen YF, Beers AL, Dietrich J, Plotkin SR, Catana C, Hooker JM, Duda DG, Rosen B, Kalpathy-Cramer J, Jain RK, Batchelor T. Bevacizumab reduces permeability and concurrent temozolomide delivery in a subset of patients with recurrent glioblastoma. Clin Cancer Res 2019. PubMed
  • Torrado-Carvajal A, Vera-Olmos J, Izquierdo-Garcia D, Catalano OA, Morales MA, Margolin J, Soricelli A, Salvatore M, Malpica N, Catana C. Dixon-VIBE Deep Learning (DIVIDE) Pseudo-CT Synthesis for Pelvis PET/MR Attenuation Correction. J Nucl Med 2019; 60:429-435. PubMed
  • Spadea MF, Pileggi G, Zaffino P, Salome P, Catana C, Izquierdo-Garcia D, Amato F, Seco J. Deep Convolution Neural Network (DCNN) Multiplane Approach to Synthetic CT Generation From MR images-Application in Brain Proton Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2019; 105:495-503. PubMed
  • Catalano OA, Umutlu L, Fuin N, Hibert ML, Scipioni M, Pedemonte S, Vangel M, Catana AM, Herrmann K, Nensa F, Groshar D, Mahmood U, Rosen BR, Catana C. Comparison of the clinical performance of upper abdominal PET/DCE-MRI with and without concurrent respiratory motion correction (MoCo). Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2018. PubMed
  • Fuin N, Catalano OA, Scipioni M, Canjels LPW, Izquierdo-Garcia D, Pedemonte S, Catana C. Concurrent Respiratory Motion Correction of Abdominal PET and Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced-MRI Using a Compressed Sensing Approach. J Nucl Med 2018; 59:1474-1479. PubMed
  • Speier C, Pileggi G, Izquierdo-Garcia D, Catana C, Sharp GC, Spadea MF, Bert C, Seco J. Advanced Multimodal Methods for Cranial Pseudo-CT Generation Validated by IMRT and VMAT Radiation Therapy Plans. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2018; 102:792-800. PubMed
  • Catalano OA, Daye D, Signore A, Iannace C, Vangel M, Luongo A, Catalano M, Filomena M, Mansi L, Soricelli A, Salvatore M, Fuin N, Catana C, Mahmood U, Rosen BR. Staging performance of whole-body DWI, PET/CT and PET/MRI in invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast. Int J Oncol 2017; 51:281-288. PubMed
  • Ladefoged CN, Law I, Anazodo U, St Lawrence K, Izquierdo-Garcia D, Catana C, Burgos N, Cardoso MJ, Ourselin S, Hutton B, Mérida I, Costes N, Hammers A, Benoit D, Holm S, Juttukonda M, An H, Cabello J, Lukas M, Nekolla S, Ziegler S, Fenchel M, Jakoby B, Casey ME, Benzinger T, Højgaard L, Hansen AE, Andersen FL. A multi-centre evaluation of eleven clinically feasible brain PET/MRI attenuation correction techniques using a large cohort of patients. Neuroimage 2017; 147:346-359. PubMed
  • Catalano OA, Coutinho AM, Sahani DV, Vangel MG, Gee MS, Hahn PF, Witzel T, Soricelli A, Salvatore M, Catana C, Mahmood U, Rosen BR, Gervais D. Colorectal cancer staging: comparison of whole-body PET/CT and PET/MR. Abdom Radiol (NY) 2016. PubMed
  • Atkinson W, Catana C, Abramson JS, Arabasz G, McDermott S, Catalano O, Muse V, Blake MA, Barnes J, Shelly M, Hochberg E, Rosen BR, Guimaraes AR. Hybrid FDG-PET/MR compared to FDG-PET/CT in adult lymphoma patients. Abdom Radiol (NY) 2016; 41:1338-48. PubMed
  • Pugmire BS, Guimaraes AR, Lim R, Friedmann AM, Huang M, Ebb D, Weinstein H, Catalano OA, Mahmood U, Catana C, Gee MS. Simultaneous whole body (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography magnetic resonance imaging for evaluation of pediatric cancer: Preliminary experience and comparison with (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography computed tomograp World J Radiol 2016; 8:322-30. PubMed
  • Attenberger U, Catana C, Chandarana H, Catalano OA, Friedman K, Schonberg SA, Thrall J, Salvatore M, Rosen BR, Guimaraes AR. Whole-body FDG PET-MR oncologic imaging: pitfalls in clinical interpretation related to inaccurate MR-based attenuation correction. Abdom Imaging 2015. PubMed
  • Gerstner ER, Emblem KE, Yen YF, Dietrich J, Jordan JT, Catana C, Wenchin KL, Hooker JM, Duda DG, Rosen BR, Kalpathy-Cramer J, Jain RK, Batchelor TT. Vascular dysfunction promotes regional hypoxia after bevacizumab therapy in recurrent glioblastoma patients. ; 2:vdaa157. PubMed
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