Ghaneh Fananapazir, M.D.

  1. Radiologist


  1. Koh DM, Ba-Ssalamah A, Brancatelli G, Fananapazir G, Fiel MI, Goshima S, Ju SH, Kartalis N, Kudo M, Lee JM, Murakami T, Seidensticker M, Sirlin CB, Tan CH, Wang J, Yoon JH, Zeng M, Zhou J, Taouli B. Consensus report from the 9(th) International Forum for Liver Magnetic Resonance Imaging: applications of gadoxetic acid-enhanced imaging. Eur Radiol. 2021 Feb 1 Epub 2021 Feb 01
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  2. Troppmann C, Santhanakrishnan C, Fananapazir G, Sageshima J, Troppmann KM, Perez RV. Short- and Long-term Outcomes of Kidney Transplants From Very Small ( View PubMed
  3. Corwin MT, Mitchell AS, Wilson M, Campbell MJ, Fananapazir G, Loehfelm TW. Accuracy of focal cystic appearance within adrenal nodules on contrast-enhanced CT to distinguish pheochromocytoma and malignant adrenal tumors from adenomas. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2021 Jan 8 Epub 2021 Jan 08
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  4. Fananapazir G, Lubner MG, Cook PS, Brook OR. Abdominal radiology involvement in image-guided procedures: a perspective from the society of abdominal radiology Cross-Sectional Interventional Radiology Emerging Technology Commission. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2021 Jan 7 Epub 2021 Jan 07
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  5. Skaggs AW, Loehfelm TW, Fananapazir G, Dall'Era M, Corwin MT. Utilization and Yield of CT Urography: Are the American Urological Association Guidelines for Imaging of Patients With Asymptomatic Microscopic Hematuria Being Followed? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2021 Jan; 216 (1):106-110 Epub 2020 Nov 05
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  6. Fananapazir G, Lubner MG, Mendiratta-Lala M, Wildman-Tobriner B, Galgano SJ, Lamba R, Hinshaw JL, Brook OR. Reorganizing Cross-Sectional Interventional Procedures Practice During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2020 Dec; 215 (6):1499-1503 Epub 2020 May 22
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  7. Itani M, Kipper B, Corwin MT, Burgan CM, Fetzer DT, Shenoy-Bhangle AS, Althubaity A, Loehfelm TW, Middleton WD, Fananapazir G. Right-sided scrotal varicocele and its association with malignancy: a multi-institutional study. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2020 Nov 5 Epub 2020 Nov 05
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  8. Soosman S, Fananapazir G. Imaging of the Non-Obstetric Acute Abdomen in Pregnancy. Semin Roentgenol. 2020 Oct; 55 (4):364-372 Epub 2020 June 24
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  9. Yang W, Fananapazir G, LaRoy J, Wilson M, Campbell MJ. Can the American Thyroid Association, K-Tirads, and Acr-Tirads Ultrasound Classification Systems Be Used to Predict Malignancy in Bethesda Category IV Nodules? Endocr Pract. 2020 Sep; 26 (9):945-952
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  10. Corwin MT, Arora A, Loehfelm TW, Fananapazir G, Campbell MJ. Adherence to guidelines for hormonal evaluation in patients with incidentally detected adrenal nodules: effects of radiology report wording and standardized reporting. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2020 Sep; 45 (9):2910-2915
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  11. Corwin MT, Altinmakas E, Asch D, Bishop KA, Boge M, Curci NE, Ebada M, Elkassem AA, Fananapazir G, Fetzer DT, Gaballah AH, Gandhi D, Kampalath R, Lee S, Markese M, McInnes MD, Patel NU, Remer EM, Rosasco S, Schieda N, Sweet DE, Smith AD, Taylor E, Silverman SG, Davenport MS. Clinical importance of incidental homogeneous renal masses 10-40 mm and 21-39 Hounsfield Units at portal venous-phase CT: A 12-institution retrospective cohort study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2020 Aug 26 [Epub ahead of print]
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  12. Boutin RD, Katz JR, Chaudhari AJ, Yabes JG, Hirschbein JS, Nakache YP, Seibert JA, Lamba R, Fananapazir G, Canter RJ, Lenchik L. Association of adipose tissue and skeletal muscle metrics with overall survival and postoperative complications in soft tissue sarcoma patients: an opportunistic study using computed tomography. Quant Imaging Med Surg. 2020 Aug; 10 (8):1580-1589
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  13. Fananapazir G, Tse G, Di Geronimo R, McVicar J, Perez R, Santhanakrishnan C, Sageshima J, Troppmann C. Urologic complications after transplantation of 225 en bloc kidneys from small pediatric donors View PubMed
  14. Fananapazir G, Navarro SM, Zhou C, Jen KY, Loehfelm TW, Stewart SL, Troppmann C, Lamba R. Sonographically Diagnosed Urothelial Thickening in Kidney Allografts: A Noninvasive and Clinically Highly Relevant Marker for the Detection of Acute Rejection. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2020 Jul; 215 (1):148-152 Epub 2020 Feb 25
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  15. Yanagisawa M, Malik DG, Loehfelm TW, Fananapazir G, Corwin MT, Campbell MJ. Adrenal Tumors Found During Staging and Surveillance for Colorectal Cancer: Benign Incidentalomas or Metastatic Disease? World J Surg. 2020 Jul; 44 (7):2282-2287
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  16. Kipper B, McGahan JP, Loehfelm TW, Fananapazir G. Is Ultrasound-Guided Core Biopsy as Safe as Fine-Needle Aspiration, and Does It Add Significantly to the Diagnosis of Suspected Peritoneal Malignancy? J Ultrasound Med. 2020 Feb; 39 (2):239-245 Epub 2019 July 22
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  17. Nadarajah C, Fananapazir G, Cui E, Gichoya J, Thayalan N, Asare-Sawiri M, Menias CO, Sandrasegaran K. Association of pancreatic fat content with type II diabetes mellitus. Clin Radiol. 2020 Jan; 75 (1):51-56 Epub 2019 Nov 08
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  18. Chalfant JS, Skaggs AW, Loehfelm TW, Fananapazir G, Corwin MT. Incidentally detected biliary ductal dilatation on contrast-enhanced CT: what is the incidence of occult obstructing malignancy? Abdom Radiol (NY). 2019 Dec; 44 (12):4022-4027
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  19. Pham N, Dahlin B, Bobinski M, Ozturk A, Fananapazir G. Subclavian steal phenomenon diagnosed using TOF and ferumoxytol-enhanced neck MRA: A technical report. Neurographics. 2019 Jul/Aug; 9(4):304-7.
  20. Corwin MT, Navarro SM, Malik DG, Loehfelm TW, Fananapazir G, Wilson M, Campbell MJ. Differences in Growth Rate on CT of Adrenal Adenomas and Malignant Adrenal Nodules. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2019 Apr; 1-5.
  21. Corwin MT, Khera SS, Loehfelm TW, Yang NT, Fananapazir G. Incidentally Detected Focal Fundal Gallbladder Wall Thickening at Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography: Prevalence and Computed Tomography Features of Malignancy. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. 2019; 43(1):149-54.
  22. Fananapazir G, Klimkiv L, Canvasser N, Lamba R, Loehfelm TW, Corwin MT. Radiation Dose Reduction of Unenhanced CT Limited to the Kidneys for Follow-Up of Patients with Known Nephrolithiasis Without Symptoms. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2019; 1-4.
  23. Eisa N, Khan A, Akhter M, Fensterwald M, Saleem S, Fananapazir G. Both Ultrasound Features and Nuclear Atypia are Associated with Malignancy in Thyroid Nodules with Atypia of Undetermined Significance. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2018; 1-6.
  24. Troppmann C, Santhanakrishnan C, Fananapazir G, Troppmann K, Perez R. Pediatric en bloc kidney transplantation from very small ( View PubMed
  25. Galgano SJ, Lockhart ME, Fananapazir G, Sanyal R. Optimizing renal transplant Doppler ultrasound. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Oct; 43 (10):2564-2573
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  26. Fananapazir G, Troppmann C. Vascular complications in kidney transplant recipients. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Oct; 43 (10):2546-2554
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  27. Corwin MT, Hansra SS, Loehfelm TW, Lamba R, Fananapazir G. Prevalence of Solid Tumors in Incidentally Detected Homogeneous Renal Masses Measuring > 20 HU on Portal Venous Phase CT. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Sep; 211 (3):W173-W177 Epub 2018 July 11
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  28. Fananapazir G, Golshani B, Chen LX, McGahan JP, de Mattos AM, Corwin MT. Bladder debris on ultrasound in the emergency department: correlation with urinalysis. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Sep; 43 (9):2462-2466
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  29. Fananapazir G, Kitich A, Lamba R, Stewart SL, Corwin MT. Normal reference values for bladder wall thickness on CT in a healthy population. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Sep; 43 (9):2442-2445
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  30. Fananapazir G, Benzl R, Corwin MT, Chen LX, Sageshima J, Stewart SL, Troppmann C. Predonation Volume of Future Remnant Cortical Kidney Helps Predict Postdonation Renal Function in Live Kidney Donors. Radiology. 2018 Jul; 288 (1):153-157 Epub 2018 Mar 20
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  31. Early HM, Cheang EC, Aguilera JM, Hirschbein JSW, Fananapazir G, Wilson MD, McGahan JP. Utility of Shear Wave Elastography for Assessing Allograft Fibrosis in Renal Transplant Recipients: A Pilot Study. J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Jun; 37 (6):1455-1465 Epub 2017 Nov 16
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  32. Chen LX, De Mattos A, Bang H, Vu CT, Gandhi M, Alnimri M, Gallay B, Fananapazir G. Angioplasty vs stent in the treatment of transplant renal artery stenosis. Clinical Transplantation. 2018.
  33. Corwin MT, Chalfant JS, Loehfelm TW, Fananapazir G, Lamba R, Mayo-Smith WW. Incidentally Detected Bilateral Adrenal Nodules in Patients Without Cancer: Is Further Workup Necessary? American Journal of Roentgenology. 2018; 210(4):780-4.
  34. Corwin MT, Lee AY, Fananapazir G, Loehfelm TW, Sarkar S, Sirlin CB. Nonstandardized Terminology to Describe Focal Liver Lesions in Patients at Risk for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Implications Regarding Clinical Communication. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2018; 210(1):85-90.
  35. Fananapazir G, McGahan JP, Corwin MT, Stewart SL, Vu CT, Wright L, Troppmann C. Screening for Transplant Renal Artery Stenosis: Ultrasound-Based Stenosis Probability Stratification. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Nov; 209 (5):1064-1073 Epub 2017 Aug 31
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  36. Campbell MJ, Obasi M, Wu B, Corwin MT, Fananapazir G. The radiographically diagnosed adrenal myelolipoma: what do we really know? Endocrine. 2017 Nov; 58 (2):289-294 Epub 2017 Sept 02
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  37. Fananapazir G, Bashir MR, Corwin MT, Lamba R, Vu CT, Troppmann C. Comparison of ferumoxytol-enhanced MRA with conventional angiography for assessment of severity of transplant renal artery stenosis. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Mar; 45 (3):779-785 Epub 2016 Aug 09
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  38. Troppmann C, Santhanakrishnan C, Fananapazir G, Troppmann KM, Perez RV. Learning Curve for Laparoendoscopic Single-Incision Live Donor Nephrectomy: Implications for Laparoendoscopic Practice and Training. Journal of Endourology. 2017; 31(5):482-8.
  39. Jin M, Sanchez TR, Lamba R, Fananapazir G, Corwin MT. Accuracy and Radiation Dose Reduction of Limited-Range CT in the Evaluation of Acute Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2017; 209(3):643-7.
  40. Vong S, Fananapazir G, Gallay BJ, Troppmann C. Elevated Parenchymal Arterial Resistive Indices After Renal Transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation. 2017; 17(9):2485-7.
  41. Fananapazir G, Moshiri A, Corwin MT, Troppmann C. Venous Neovascularization in a Recipient of a Pediatric Kidney Transplant. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2017; 28(4):623-5.
  42. Deguchy Jr Q, Fananapazir G, Corwin M, Lamba R, Gersovich E, McGahan J. Benign rapidly growing ovarian dermoid cysts: A case series. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. 2017 Jan; 33(1):71-4.
  43. Fananapazir G, Hannsun G, Wright LA, Corwin MT, Troppmann C. Diagnosis and Management of Transplanted Kidney Extrarenal Pseudoaneurysms: A Series of Four Cases and a Review of the Literature. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2016 Nov; 39 (11):1649-1653 Epub 2016 July 20
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  44. Fananapazir G, Troppmann C, Corwin MT, Nikpour AM, Naderi S, Lamba R. Incidences of acute kidney injury, dialysis, and graft loss following intravenous administration of low-osmolality iodinated contrast in patients with kidney transplants. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Nov; 41 (11):2182-2186
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  45. Sidhar K, McGahan JP, Early HM, Corwin M, Fananapazir G, Gerscovich EO. Renal Cell Carcinomas: Sonographic Appearance Depending on Size and Histologic Type. J Ultrasound Med. 2016 Feb; 35 (2):311-20 Epub 2016 Jan 06
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  46. Corwin MT, Seibert JA, Fananapazir G, Lamba R, Boone JM. Quantification of Fetal Dose Reduction if Abdominal CT Is Limited to the Top of the Iliac Crests in Pregnant Patients With Trauma. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2016; 206(4):705-12.
  47. Fananapazir G, Tse G, Corwin MT, Santhanakrishnan C, Perez RV, McGahan JP, Stewart S, Troppmann C. Pediatric En Bloc Kidney Transplants: Clinical and Immediate Postoperative US Factors Associated with Vascular Thrombosis. Radiology. 2016; 279(3):935-42.
  48. Corwin MT, Fananapazir G, Jin M, Lamba R, Bashir MR. Differences in Liver Imaging and Reporting Data System Categorization Between MRI and CT. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2016; 206(2):307-12.
  49. Corwin MT, Lee JS, Fananapazir G, Wilson M. and Lamba R. Detection of renal stones on portal venous phase CT: comparison of thin axial and coronal maximum- intensity-projection images. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2016; 207(6):1200-4.
  50. Corwin MT, Fananapazir G, Lamba R, Salcedo ES, Holmes JF. Arterial phase CT for the detection of splenic injuries in blunt trauma: would it improve clinical outcomes? Clinical Imaging. 2016; 40(2):212-6.
  51. Fananapazir G, Troppmann C, Corwin MT, Bent CK, Vu CT, Lamba R. Incidence of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy After Renal Graft Catheter Arteriography Using Iodine- Based Contrast Medium. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2016; 206(4):783-6.
  52. Early HM, McGahan JP, Scoutt LM, Revzin M, Lamba R, Corwin M, Fananapazir G, Sekhon S. Pitfalls of Sonographic Imaging of Uterine Leiomyoma. Ultrasound Quarterly. 2016; 32(2):164-74.
  53. Corwin MT, Malutich S, Salcedo ES, Fananapazir G, Brock JM, McGahan JP. Evaluation of cystic duct patency: comparison of functional MR cholangiography with gadoxetate disodium and hepatobiliary scintigraphy in suspected acute cholecystitis. Clinical Imaging. 2016; 40(5):973-8.
  54. Lamba R, Corwin MT, Fananapazir G. Practical dose reduction tips for abdominal interventional procedures using CT-guidance. Abdominal Radiology. 2016; 41(4):743-53.
  55. Corwin MT, Fananapazir G, Chaudhari AJ. MR Angiography of Renal Transplant Vasculature with Ferumoxytol: Comparison of High-Resolution Steady-State and First- Pass Acquisitions. Academic Radiology. 2016; 23(3):368-73. Epub 2002 Jan 01.
  56. Bent C, Fananapazir G, Tse G, Corwin MT, Vu C, Santhanakrishnan C, Perez RV. Graft arterial stenosis in kidney en bloc grafts from very small pediatric donors: incidence, timing, and role of ultrasound in screening. American Journal of Transplantation. 2015; 15(11):2940-6.
  57. Early HM, McGahan JP, Naderi S, Lamba R, Fananapazir G. Mullerian Adenosarcoma: A Malignant Progression of Adenomyosis? A Pictorial Review with Multi-Modality Imaging. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2015; 34(11):2109-13.
  58. Fananapazir G, Rao R, Corwin MT, Naderi S, Santhanakrishnan C, Troppmann C. Sonographic evaluation of clinically significant perigraft hematomas in kidney transplant recipients. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2015; 205(4):802-6.
  59. Fananapazir G, Lamba R, Lewis B, Corwin MT, Naderi S, Troppmann C. Utility of MRI in the Characterization of Indeterminate Small Renal Lesions Seen on Screening CT Scans of Potential Renal Donor Patients. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2015; 205(2):325-30.
  60. Corwin MT, Chang M, Fananapazir G, Seibert A, Lamba R. Accuracy and radiation dose reduction of a limited abdominopelvic CT in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis. Abdominal Imaging. 2015; 40(5):1177-82.
  61. Gerscovich EO, Fananapazir G, McGahan JP, Hirschbein JS, Naderi S, Corwin MT, Durham BH. Sonographic appearance of a dermoid cyst (mature cystic teratoma) of the spleen. Journal of Clinical Ultrasound. 2015; 43(2):135-4.
  62. Knebel RJ, Lamba R, Lin C, Fananapazir G, Corwin MT, Evans S. Ruptured Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Complicating Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2015; 26(2):292-5.
  63. Bashir MR, Zhong X, Nickel MD, Fananapazir G, Kannengiesser SAR, Kiefer B, Dale BM. Quantification of Hepatic Steatosis with a Multistep Adaptive Fitting MRI Approach: Prospective Validation Against MR Spectroscopy. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2015; 204(2):297-306.
  64. Fananapazir G, Bashir MR, Marin D, Boll DT. Computer-aided liver volumetry: performance of a fully-automated, prototype post-processing solution for whole-organ and lobar segmentation based on MDCT imaging. Abdominal Imaging. 2015; 1203-12.
  65. Marin D, Fananapazir G, Mileto A, Choudhury KR, Wilson JM, Nelson RC. Dual-energy multi-detector row CT with virtual monochromatic imaging for improving patient-to-patient uniformity of aortic enhancement during CT angiography: an in vitro and in vivo study. Radiology. 2014 Sep; 272 (3):895-902 Epub 2014 May 07
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  66. Lamba R, Fananapazir G, Corwin MT, Khatri VP. Diagnostic imaging of hepatic lesions in adults. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America: Imaging in Oncology. 2014; 23(4):789-820.
  67. Fananapazir G, Marin D, Suhocki PV, Kim CY, Bashir MR. Vascular artifact mimicking thrombosis on MR imaging using Ferumoxytol as a contrast agent in abdominal vascular assessment. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2014; 25(6):969-76.
  68. Singer AD, Fananapazir G, Maufa F, Narra S, Ascher S. Pulmonary embolism following 2-octyl-cyanoacrylate/lipiodol injection for obliteration of gastric varices: an imaging perspective. Journal of Radiology Case Reports. 2012; 6(2):17-22.
  69. Fananapazir G, Allison SJ. Common applications of musculoskeletal ultrasound in the emergency department. Clinics of North America. 2011; 6(2):215-26.