Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2020 Endovascular Management of Neurofibromatosis Type I-Associated Vasculopathy: A Case Series and Brief Review of the LiteratureVascular and Endovascular Surgery.  54:182-190. 2020
2020 Final Two-Year Outcomes for the Sentry Bioconvertible Inferior Vena Cava Filter in Patients Requiring Temporary Protection from Pulmonary Embolism 2020
2019 Survival Outcomes of Very Small Drug-Eluting Beads Used in Chemoembolization of Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma 2019
2018 Persistent Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations: Percutaneous EmbolotherapyCurrent Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.  47:428-436. 2018
2018 One-Year Analysis of the Prospective Multicenter SENTRY Clinical Trial: Safety and Effectiveness of the Novate Sentry Bioconvertible Inferior Vena Cava Filter 2018
2018 Dancers 2018
2018 Approaches for safe transarterial chemoembolization of multifocal hepatocellular carcinoma with retrograde flow in a retroportal arteryRadiology Case Reports.  13:171-174. 2018
2017 Embolization of congenital intercostobronchial trunk-pulmonary artery fistula using Amplatzer vascular plugsRadiology Case Reports.  12:780-785. 2017
2017 Percutaneous Treatment of Iatrogenic and Traumatic Injury of the Biliary SystemCurrent trauma reports.  3:196-206. 2017
2017 Chemoembolization of hepatocellular carcinoma with extrahepatic collateral blood supply: Anatomic and technical considerations 2017
2017 Current guidelines for chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma. Room for improvement?Hepatology Communications.  1:338-346. 2017
2017 Current guidelines for chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: Room for improvement?Hepatology Communications.  1:338-346. 2017
2016 Protocol RAD 0902: A Pilot Study of Transarterial Chemoembolization Followed by Stereotactic Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma. 2016
2016 Percutaneous transhepatic embolization of bleeding rectal varices using a new embolic and sclerotic mixture augmented by amplatzer vascular plug 2Journal of Radiology Case Reports.  10:44-51. 2016
2016 Persistence of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after successful embolotherapy with Amplatzer vascular plug: Long-term results 2016
2016 Successful hepatocellular carcinoma downstaging with transarterial chemoembolization followed by stereotactic radiotherapyLiver Transplantation.  22:547-551. 2016
2016 Treatment of hypersplenism by partial splenic embolization through gastric collateralsJournal of Radiology Case Reports.  10:28-35. 2016
2016 Does the Degree of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Tumor Necrosis following Transarterial Chemoembolization Impact Patient Survival?Journal of Oncology.  2016. 2016
2015 Adjuvant stereotactic body radiotherapy following transarterial chemoembolization in patients with non-resectable hepatocellular carcinoma tumours of ≥3 cm 2015
2014 Predictors of repeat transarterial chemoembolization in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. 2014
2014 Endovascular treatment of acute portal vein thrombosis using ultrasound-accelerated catheter-directed thrombolysisVascular and Endovascular Surgery.  48:460-465. 2014
2014 Percutaneous embolization of a postnephrectomy arteriovenous fistula with intervening pseudoaneurysm using the Amplatzer Vascular Plug 2Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.  48:516-521. 2014
2014 Percutaneous transcatheter embolization of pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysms causing massive hemoptysis: Two different case scenariosVascular and Endovascular Surgery.  48:171-175. 2014
2014 Pharmacokinetics and imaging of 212Pb-TCMC-trastuzumab after intraperitoneal administration in ovarian cancer patientsCancer Biotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals.  29:12-17. 2014
2014 Traumatic complex splenic arteriovenous fistula causing prehepatic portal hypertension and variceal bleeding: The importance of the diagnosis for the endovascular treatment approachVascular and Endovascular Surgery.  48:180-185. 2014
2014 Computed tomography predictors of hepatocellular carcinoma tumour necrosis after chemoembolization 2014
2014 Endovascular treatment of pancreatic allograft transplant arteriovenous fistula using amplatzer vascular plug 2Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology.  37:819-824. 2014
2013 A phase i clinical trial of Ad5/3-Δ24, a novel serotype-chimeric, infectivity-enhanced, conditionally-replicative adenovirus (CRAd), in patients with recurrent ovarian cancerGynecologic Oncology.  130:518-524. 2013
2013 Endovascular management of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhageEuropean Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  25:755-763. 2013
2013 Entrapment of guide wire in an inferior vena cava filter: A technique for removalCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology.  36:558-560. 2013
2013 Guide wire entrapment in a vena cava filter: Techniques for dislodgementVascular and Endovascular Surgery.  47:115-123. 2013
2012 Use of cryoablation and osteoplasty reinforced with kirschner wires in the treatment of femoral metastasisCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology.  35:1211-1215. 2012
2012 Innumerable bilateral pulmonary arteriovenous malformations: Percutaneous transcatheter embolization using amplatzer vascular plugVascular and Endovascular Surgery.  46:475-479. 2012
2012 Transcatheter embolization of extensive left gastric artery collaterals presenting with massive upper gastrointestinal bleedVascular and Endovascular Surgery.  46:480-483. 2012
2012 A phase I clinical trial of Ad5.SSTR/TK.RGD, a novel infectivity-enhanced bicistronic adenovirus, in patients with recurrent gynecologic cancerClinical Cancer Research.  18:3440-3451. 2012
2012 Repositioning of surgically placed peritoneovenous shunt catheter by forming "in situ" loop snare: Case report and review of literatureVascular and Endovascular Surgery.  46:70-74. 2012
2011 Primary Leiomyosarcoma of the Inferior Vena Cava Invading the Right Atrium: A Technique for Intraluminal Biopsy Through a Transvenous ApproachVascular and Endovascular Surgery.  45:743-746. 2011
2011 Treatment of acute inferior vena cava and iliac vein thrombosis with pharmacomechanical thrombectomy using simultaneously operating "kissing" trellis-8 thrombolysis cathetersJournal of Endovascular Therapy.  18:739-743. 2011
2011 Embolization of bleeding duodenal ulcer using amplatzer vascular plug II and hydrogel coils: Case reportVascular and Endovascular Surgery.  45:307-310. 2011
2011 Technique of Peritoneal Catheter Placement under Fluroscopic Guidance.Radiology Research and Practice.  2011:141707. 2011
2010 A phase I study of a tropism-modified conditionally replicative adenovirus for recurrent malignant gynecologic diseasesClinical Cancer Research.  16:5277-5287. 2010
2010 Cystic fibrosis pulmonary guidelines: Pulmonary complications: Hemoptysis and pneumothoraxAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  182:298-306. 2010
2009 Does heparin coating improve patency or reduce infection of tunneled dialysis catheters?Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  4:1787-1790. 2009
2009 Diagnosis and Management of Pseudoaneurysms: An UpdateCurrent Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.  38:170-188. 2009
2009 Supraduodenal branch of the left hepatic artery: A rare cause of bleeding duodenal ulcerCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology.  32:789-791. 2009
2009 Fluoroscopic and sonographic guidance to place peritoneal catheters: How we do itAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  192:1085-1089. 2009
2009 Occlusion time for amplatzer vascular plug in the management of pulmonary arteriovenous malformationsAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  192:793-799. 2009
2007 Saphenous vein graft-to-left atrium fistula treated with percutaneous transcatheter embolization with coils 2007
2007 Treatment of refractory central vein stenosis in hemodialysis patients with stentsSeminars in Dialysis.  20:78-82. 2007
2004 Vascular access stenosis: Comparison of arteriovenous grafts and fistulasAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  44:859-865. 2004
2001 Predictors of arteriovenous graft patency after radiologic intervention in hemodialysis patientsAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  37:945-953. 2001
2000 Bacteremia associated with tunneled dialysis catheters: Comparison of two treatment strategiesKidney International.  57:2151-2155. 2000
1998 A multidisciplinary approach to hemodialysis access: Prospective evaluationKidney International.  53:473-479. 1998
1998 Hemodialysis access graft stenosis: US detectionRadiology.  208:655-661. 1998
1997 Immediate transcatheter embolization of Swan-Ganz catheter-induced pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysmChest.  111:1450-1452. 1997
1996 Closure of an iatrogenic femoral artery pseudoaneurysm by transcutaneous coil embolizationCatheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis.  39:317-319. 1996
1996 Closure of an iatrogenic femoral artery pseudoaneurysm by transcutaneous coil embolization.Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  39:317-319. 1996
1995 Translumbar inferior vena cava catheter for long-term hemodialysisJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  5:2094-2097. 1995
1993 Erratum: Percutaneous laser disc decompression: A new therapeutic modality (Spine (1992) 17 (949-956))Spine.  18:939. 1993
1993 Infrapopliteal Angioplasty: Long-term Follow-up 1993
1992 Percutaneous laser disc decompression: A new therapeutic modalitySpine.  17:949-956. 1992
1989 Gastric and hepatic infarction following embolization of the left gastric artery: Case reportRadiology.  172:731-732. 1989
1988 Balloon dilatation of the left main bronchus in sarcoidosisAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  150:553-554. 1988
1988 Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of infrapopliteal vessels: Preliminary results and technical considerationsRadiology.  169:75-78. 1988
1986 Aortic dissection: A statistical analysis of the usefulness of plain chest radiographhic findingsAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  147:1123-1126. 1986
1986 Percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasty in the treatment of renovascular hypertension in childrenClinical and Experimental Hypertension.  8:887-891. 1986
1985 Evaluation of percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasty in childhood hypertensionChild nephrology and urology.  6:261-266. 1985
1985 Digital intravenous angiography combined with renal vein renin sampling for diagnosis of renovascular hypertensionAnnales de radiologie.  28:199-203. 1985
1985 A new open-ended guidewire/catheterRadiology.  154:817-818. 1985
1985 Antegrade catheterization of the superficial femoral arteryRadiology.  157:531-532. 1985
1985 Contrast administration and techniques of digital subtraction angiography performanceRadiologic Clinics of North America.  23:275-291. 1985
1985 Intimal fibromuscular dysplasia and Takayasu arteritis: Delayed response to percutaneous transluminal renal angioplastyRadiology.  157:657-660. 1985
1985 Sarcoidosis, pulmonary hypertension, and acquired peripheral pulmonary artery stenosisCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  11:69-74. 1985
1985 The oblique coronal view in sonography of the retroperitoneumAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  144:1241-1247. 1985
1984 The current role of renal angioplasty in the treatment of renovascular hypertensionUrologic Clinics of North America.  11:503-513. 1984
1984 Percutaneous Transluminal Renal Angioplasty in Renovascular HypertensionNew England Journal of Medicine.  310:322-323. 1984
1984 Optimal injection technique for intravenous digital subtraction angiography. Animal and clinical studies of right atrial injection using small volumes (25ml) at a high rate (35 ml/sec). Work in progressRadiology.  150:655-659. 1984
1984 Percutaneous embolectomy by transcatheter aspiration. Work in progressRadiology.  150:357-361. 1984
1984 Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for treatment of peripheral and renal vascular diseasePostgraduate Radiology.  4:111-135. 1984
1984 Transluminal angioplasty for atherosclerotic renal artery stenosisSeminars in Interventional Radiology.  1:279-287. 1984
1984 Two cases of spontaneous lysis of arterial thrombiCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology.  7:24-27. 1984
1983 Dynamic flow phantoms for digital radiography (Dr) and nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr)Proceedings of SPIE.  419:172-174. 1983
1983 Percutaneous Transluminal Renal Angioplasty in Renovascular Hypertension Due to Atheroma or Fibromuscular DysplasiaNew England Journal of Medicine.  309:274-279. 1983
1983 Digital intravenous angiography in the diagnosis of renal artery occlusionCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology.  6:117-120. 1983
1983 Arterial spasm during renal angioplastyRadiology.  149:97-100. 1983
1982 Pulmonary arteriography: The importance of multiple projectionsCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology.  5:105-107. 1982
1982 Left renal vein hypertension: a cause of occult hematuria.Radiology.  145:647-650. 1982
1982 Renal artery angioplasty: Techniques and early resultsUrologic Radiology.  3:223-231. 1982
1982 The sonographically patent umbilical vein in portal hypertensionRadiology.  145:441-443. 1982
1980 Dissecting hematoma of the thoracic aorta extending into a coronary artery. Angiographic demonstrationRadiology.  135:329-330. 1980
1980 Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in renal transplant arterial stenosis for relief of hypertensionRadiology.  135:23-26. 1980
1980 Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of nonatherosclerotic lesionsAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  135:975-982. 1980
1980 Percutaneous transluminal dilation in renal transplant arterial stenosisTransplantation.  30:440-444. 1980
1980 Vascular complications of surgical proceduresCanadian Association of Radiologists Journal.  31:62-66. 1980
1979 Use of tolazoline enhanced superior mesenteric arteriography to improve opacification of a cecal vascular ectasia: A case reportAbdominal Imaging.  4:339-341. 1979
1979 Use of tolazoline enhanced superior mesenteric arteriography to improve opacification of a cecal vascular ectasia: A case reportAbdominal Imaging.  4:339-342. 1979


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2014 Gastrointestinal bleeding: Symptoms, treatment and prognosis 2014
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2014 Oxford Textbook of Vasculitis 2014
2014 Endovascular management of nonvariceal lower gastrointestinal bleeding.  117-144. 2014
2014 Endovascular management of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding.  97-116. 2014
2014 Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.  159-204. 2014

Teaching Overview

  • Forty year experience in teaching and training residents and fellows. Presentations and invited guest at local, national and international meetings, and seminars.
  • Education And Training

  • Norwalk Hospital Rotating, Internship
  • New York Methodist Hospital Radiology, Residency
  • Cornell University Medical Center Radiology, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia Radiology, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Damascus 1972
  • Full Name

  • Souheil Saddekni