Pina Sanelli, M.D.



Peer-reviewed Publications:


1. Stomper PC, Sanelli PC. Does tamoxifen cause mammographic changes? A longitudinal study of postmenopausal women. Breast Diseases 1994;7:191-195.

2. Sanelli (Seymour) PC, Line BR. Bone scan of advanced polycythemia vera with malignant transformation. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 1996;21(11):844-846.

3. Sanelli (Seymour) PC, Kesack CD. Anaphylactic shock during a routine upper gastrointestinal series. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1997;168(4):957-958.

4. Sanelli PC, Burke BJ, Lee L. Color and spectral doppler sonography of partial torsion of the spermatic cord. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1999;172(1):49-51.

5. Sanelli PC, Lev M, Gonzalez RG, Schaefer PW. Unique linear and nodular MR enhancement pattern in schistosomiasis of the central nervous system. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2001;177:1471-1474.

6. Amato AA, Sanelli PC, Anderson MP. Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 38-2001. A 51-year-old woman with lung cancer and neuropsychiatric abnormalities. N Engl J Med 2001;345(24):1758-1765.

7. Ussery EK, Sanelli PC, Gonzalez RG, Lev MH. Advanced CT imaging in the evaluation and triage of acute stroke patients. Applied Radiology 2002;31:18-22.

8. Sanelli PC, Tong S, Gonzalez RG, Eskey CJ. Normal variation of vertebral artery on CT angiography and its implications for diagnosis of acquired pathology. J Comput Assist Tomogr 2002;26:462-470.

9. Ersoy H, Watts R, Sanelli PC, Zimmerman RZ, Kent KC, Bush HL, Prince MR. Atherosclerotic disease distribution in carotid and vertebrobasilar arteries: Clinical experience in 100 patients undergoing fluoro-triggered 3D Gd-MRA. J Magn Reson Imaging 2003;17(5):545-558.

10. Jen A, Sanelli PC, Honrado C, Huang C. Cervical subcutaneous emphysema after lower abdominal laparoscopic surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2003; Jan;128(1):157-159.

11. Jen A, Sanelli PC, Banthi V, Victor JD, Selesnick SH. Relationship of petrous temporal bone pneumatization to the Eustachian tube lumen. Laryngoscope 2004;114(4):656-660.

12. Sanelli PC, Mifsud M, Stieg PE. Role of CT angiography in guiding management decisions of newly diagnosed and residual arteriovenous malformations. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2004;183:1123-1126.

13. Sanelli PC, Deshmukh M, Ougorets I, Caiati R, Heier LA. Safety and feasibility of using a central venous catheter for rapid contrast injection rates. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2004;183:1829-1834.

14. Sanelli PC, Lev MH, Eastwood JD, Gonzalez RG, Lee TY. The effect of varying user-selected input parameters on quantitative values in CT perfusion maps. Acad Radiol 2004;11:1085-1092.

15. Tsiouris AJ, Deshmukh M, Sanelli PC, Brazzo BG. Bilateral dacryops: Correlation of clinical, radiologic and histopathologic features. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2005; 184:321-323.

16. Sanelli PC, Mifsud M, Zelenko N, Heier LA. CT angiography in the evaluation of cerebrovascular disease. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2005;184:305-312.

17. Sanelli PC, Mifsud M, Jacobs MA, Ougorets I. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) on CT perfusion in a patient on “Triple H” therapy. Neurocrit Care 2005;3:46-50.

18. Samton JB, Ferrando SJ, Sanelli PC, Karimi S, Raiteri V, Barnhill JW. The clock drawing test: diagnostic, functional, and neuroimaging correlates in older medically ill adults. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2005; 17:533-540.

19. Sanelli PC, Shetty SK, Lev MH. CT Perfusion: Clinical pearls and technical pitfalls. Neurographics 2005; 4:1-74.

20. Sanelli PC, Ougorets I, Johnson CE, Riina HA, Biondi A. Using CT in the diagnosis and management of patients with cerebral vasospasm. Semin Ultrasound CT MR 2006;27:194-206.

21. Dyke JP, Sanelli PC, Voss HU, Serventi JV, Stieg PE, Schwartz TH, Ballon D, Shungu DC, Pannullo SC. Monitoring the effects of BCNU chemotherapy Wafers (Gliade((R))) in glioblastoma multiforme with proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging at 3.0 Tesla. J Neurooncol 2007;82:103-110.

22. Sanelli PC, Nicola G, Tsiouris AJ, Ougorets I, Knight C, Frommer B, Veronelli S, Johnson R, Zimmerman RD. Reproducibility of post-processing quantitative CT perfusion maps. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2007;188:213-218.

23. Sanelli PC, Nicola G, Johnson R, Tsiouris AJ, Ougorets I, Knight C, Frommer B, Veronelli S, Zimmerman RD. Effect of training and experience on qualitative and quantitative CT perfusion data. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2007;28:428-432.

24. Comunale JP, Sanelli PC, Zimmerman RD. Advanced CT and MR Imaging of Acute Cerebral Infarction. Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology 2007;30:1-5.

25. Sanelli PC, Gold RL, Greenberg ED, Reichman MB, Ugorec I, Segal AZ, Fink M. Work-in-progress towards incorporating patients’ preferences in practice guidelines for imaging aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Acad Radiol 2009;16:535-540.

26. Reichman MB, Greenberg ED, Gold RL, Sanelli PC. Developing patient-centered outcome measures for evaluating vasospasm in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Acad Radiol 2009;16:541-545.

27. Ferriera RM, Lev MH, Goldmakher GV, Kamalian S, Schaefer PW, Furie K, Gonzalez RG, Sanelli PC. Accurate Quantitative CTP Map Construction in Acute Stroke Patients with Unilateral MCA Thrombus: Use the Left or Use the Right, But Don’t Place the Arterial Input Function ROI Distal to the Occlusion. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2009;submitted.

28. Jou A, Gold R, Reichman M, John M, Greenberg E, Cayci Z, Ugorec I, Rosengart A, Sanelli PC. Baseline CTP on Admission for Assessing Development of Vasospasm Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Stroke 2009;submitted.

29. Ivanidze J, Zimmerman RD, Sanelli PC. Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension Followed by Dural Sinus Thrombosis: A Case Report.

30. Loftus M, Minkowitz S, Min RJ, Sanelli PC. Reducing Radiation Exposure in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage by Implementing Utilization Guidelines: A Practice Quality Improvement Project. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2009;submitted

31. Vandemia N, Chao J, Ivanidze J, Sanelli PC, Spinelli HM. A Novel Technique to Visualize High-Density Porous Polyethylene (Medpor®, Porex®) with CT Scanning. To-be-submitted



1. Curtin HD, Sanelli PC, Som PM. Temporal Bone: Embryology and Anatomy. In: Head and Neck Imaging, 4th Ed, Copyright 2003, Mosby, St. Louis, Missouri.

2. Eskey CJ, Sanelli PC. Perfusion imaging of cerebrovascular reserve. Neuroimaging Clin N Am 2005;15:367-381.

3. Janardhan V, Biondi A, Riina HA, Sanelli PC, Stieg PE, Gobin YP. Vasospasm in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: diagnosis, prevention and management. Neuroimaging Clin N Am 2006;16:483-496.

4. Sanelli PC, Johnson CE, Karimi S. Radiologic Evaluation of the Head and Neck. In: Differential Diagnosis in Otolaryngology, 1st Ed, Copyright 2009

On-Line Publications:

1. ACR Case-in-Point, December 15, 2008, CNS Schistosomiasis


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