Joseph Comunale, M.D.

Neuroradiology

Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles:

1)  J.P. Comunale, Jr., M.D., S.S. Han, M.D., L.W. Wong, M.D. Lumbar Myelography: Side Effects Correlated With Exam Findings and Needle Size. Spine 1994; 19:9:1063-65.

 2)  J. P. Comunale, Jr., M.D., L.A. Heier, M.D., A. Chutorian, M.D. Juvenile Huntington Disease: MR Appearance. AJR 1995; 165:414-415. and AJR 1996; URL:http://www.arrs.org/ajr.
 
3)  L.A. Heier, M.D., J.P. Comunale, Jr., M.D., M.H. Lavyne, M.D. Sensorineural hearing loss and cerebellopontine angle lesions: not always an acoustic neuroma. Clinical Imaging 1997; 21,3:213-223.
 
4)  J.P. Comunale, Jr., M.D., Heier L.A., M.D. Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis: a rapidly progressive case. AJR 1997; 169(e1). URL:http://www.arrs.org/ajr.
 
5)  Yi Wang, J.P.Comunale, R.D. Zimmerman, M.R. Prince. Magnetic Resonance digital subtraction angiography (MRDSA) of the carotid arteries. Journal of X-ray Science and Technology 12: 13-18, 2004.
 
6)  J.P. Comunale, M.D., P.C. Sanelli, M.D. R.D. Zimmerman, M.D. Advanced CT and MR Imaging of Acute Cerebral Infarction. Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology 2007; 30,10: 1-6.
 
 
 Book Reviews:
 

1)  Comunale, J.P., Jr.; Essential Radiology in Head Injury. Radiology 1989; 173(1):76.

2)  Comunale, J.P., Jr.; Essential Chest Radiology. Radiology 1989; 173(3,2):1002.
 

3)   Comunale, J.P., Jr., Griffiths, H.J.; Medicine for the Practicing Physician. 2nd. ed. Radiology 1989;170:984.
 

4) Comunale, J.P., Jr.; Imaging and Labeling Techniques in the Critically Ill. Radiology 1990; 175(1):44.
 
 

Abstracts, Presentations, and Exhibits:

 
1) C.K. Stone, G.S. Lichenberg, J.P. Comunale, Jr., R.S. Meltzer, R.S. Schwartz: Assessment of Cardiac Dimensions by Equilibrium Radionuclide Angiocardiography versus Echocardiography. The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 1988;29:5:973-4. 35th annual meeting of The Society of Nuclear Medicine in San Fransisco, CA, 1988.
 
2) N.D. Johnson, M.BB.B.S.F.R.AA.C., B. P. Wood, M.D., J.P. Comunale, Jr., B.S., B.A., C.L. Schwartz, M.D., L.S. Constine, M.D. MR Imaging Evaluation of Pediatric Lymphomas. Radiology. 1987. 1987;1965(P):190-91. 73rd RSNA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. 1987.
 

3)  W.D. Donovan, M.D., J.P. Comunale, Jr., M.D., M.R. Armstrong, M.D. Intra- and Extracranial Seeding of Pituitary Adenoma. 33rd annual meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology. Chicago, April 1995.

 4) W.D. Donovan, M.D., J.P.Comunale, Jr., M.D., R.D. Zimmerman, M.D. Severe Epstein Barr Virus Encephalitis. 33rd annual meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology. Chicago, April 1995.
 
5)  J.P. Comunale, Jr., M.D., L.A. Heier, M.D., Donovan, W. Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis; a rapidly progressive case. 33rd annual meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology. Chicago, April 1995.
 
6)  J.P. Comunale, Jr., M.D., L.A. Heier, M.D., Donovan, W. Late-onset Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy in two siblings. 33rd annual meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology. Chicago, April 1995.
 
7)  J.P. Comunale, Jr., M.D., G. Krol, M.D., B. O'Malley, M.D. Combined Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR) approach to screening for brain metastases: cost effectiveness issue. 33rd annual meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology. Chicago, April 1995.
 
8)  F.T. Flaherty, M.D., H.M. Lee, M.D., Y. Wang, PhD, N.M. Khilnani, M.D., D.W. Trost, M.D., J.P. Comunale, Jr., M.D., M.B. Jagust, M.D. Temporally Resolved Thick Slab 2D MR Digital Subtraction Angiography: A New Technique for Vascular Imaging. RSNA, 1997.
 
9)  Campbell, B.G., Comunale, J.P., Zimmerman, R.D. High signal-intensity within subarachnoid spaces on MR FLAIR images: all that is bright is not subarachnoid hemorrhage. Annual meeting of the ARRS, April 1998. AJR 1998;170s,4:180.
 
10)  L.H. Kelly, J.P. Comunale, Jr., B.G. Campbell, R.D. Zimmerman. Vascular Hyperintensity on fast FLAIR imaging, a sign of slow flow in infarction. Annual meeting of the ASNR, May 1998.
 
11. B.G. Campbell, J.P. Comunale, Jr., L.H. Kelly, R.D. Zimmerman. The subarachnoid space on FLAIR MR: All that is bright is not hemorrhage and all that is dark is not cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Annual meeting of the ASNR, May 1998.
 
12)  J.P. Comunale, Jr., Yi Wang, B.G. Campbell, R.D. Zimmerman. Two-Dimensional MR Digital Subtraction Angiography (MRDSA): a new technique for carotid imaging compared with 2D and 3D TOF MRA.  Annual meeting of the ASNR, May 1998.
 
13)  V.K. Agrawal, P.C. Sanelli, A. Ghassemi, D. Dascal, J.P. Comunale, S. Lewis, M. Law, G. Fatterpekar, B. Delman, J. Frontera. Evaluation of CT perfusion compared with transcranial Doppler ultrasound for detection of vasospasm. Annual meeting of the ASNR, June 2008.
 
14)  A. Ghassemi, P.C. Sanelli, V.K. Agrawal, D. Dascal, J. Comunale, S. Lewis, Law, G. Fatterpekar, B. Delman, J. Frontera. Comparison of CT perfusion and digital subtraction angiography for detection of symptomatic vasospasm. Annual meeting of the ASNR, June 2008.
 
15)  D.C. Shungu, X. Mao, A.J. Tsiouris, C.E. Johnson, J.P. Dyke, L.A. Heier, J.P. Comunale, J.A. Boockvar, T.H. Schwartz, S.C. Pannullo. 1H MRSI Detection of Elevated Total Creatine in Brain Cancer: A Cautionary Tale.  International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2008 Workshop Series, September 2008.

 

16) R.L. Gold, P.C. Sanelli, A. Ghassemi, J.P. Comunale. Evaluation of CT perfusion compared with transcranial Doppler for detection of vasospasm. Eastern Neuroradiological Society Annual Meeting, August 2008.

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