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KAMRAN AHRAR

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InstitutionMD Anderson
DepartmentInterventional Radiology
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    1. Rivera-Lebron B, McDaniel M, Ahrar K, Alrifai A, Dudzinski DM, Fanola C, Blais D, Janicke D, Melamed R, Mohrien K, Rozycki E, Ross CB, Klein AJ, Rali P, Teman NR, Yarboro L, Ichinose E, Sharma AM, Bartos JA, Elder M, Keeling B, Palevsky H, Naydenov S, Sen P, Amoroso N, Rodriguez-Lopez JM, Davis GA, Rosovsky R, Rosenfield K, Kabrhel C, Horowitz J, Giri JS, Tapson V, Channick R. Diagnosis, Treatment and Follow Up of Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Consensus Practice from the PERT Consortium. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2019 Jan-Dec; 25:1076029619853037. PMID: 31185730.
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    2. Salagierski M, Wojciechowska A, Zajac K, Klatte T, Thompson RH, Cadeddu JA, Kaouk J, Autorino R, Ahrar K, Capitanio U. The Role of Ablation and Minimally Invasive Techniques in the Management of Small Renal Masses. Eur Urol Oncol. 2018 Oct; 1(5):395-402. PMID: 31158078.
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    3. Jonasch E, McCutcheon IE, Gombos DS, Ahrar K, Perrier ND, Liu D, Robichaux CC, Villarreal MF, Weldon JA, Woodson AH, Pilie PG, Fuller GN, Waguespack SG, Matin SF. Pazopanib in patients with von Hippel-Lindau disease: a single-arm, single-centre, phase 2 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2018 10; 19(10):1351-1359. PMID: 30236511.
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    4. Brooks ED, Sun B, Feng L, Verma V, Zhao L, Gomez DR, Liao Z, Jeter M, O'Reilly M, Welsh JW, Nguyen QN, Erasmus JJ, Eapen G, Ahrar K, Antonoff MB, Hahn SM, Heymach JV, Rice DC, Chang JY. Association of Long-term Outcomes and Survival With Multidisciplinary Salvage Treatment for Local and Regional Recurrence After Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer. JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Aug 03; 1(4):e181390. PMID: 30646121.
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    5. Ahrar K, Sabir SH, Yevich SM, Sheth RA, Ahrar JU, Tam AL, Stafford JR. MRI-Guided Interventions in Musculoskeletal System. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2018 Jun; 27(3):129-139. PMID: 29870465.
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    6. Baskin KM, Durack JC, Abu-Elmagd K, Doellman D, Drews BB, Journeycake JM, Kocoshis SA, McLennan G, Rupp SM, Towbin RB, Wasse H, Mermel LA, Toomay SM, Camillus JC, Ahrar K, White SB. Chronic Central Venous Access: From Research Consensus Panel to National Multistakeholder Initiative. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 04; 29(4):461-469. PMID: 29456059.
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    7. Odisio BC, Yamashita S, Huang SY, Kopetz SE, Ahrar K, Mizuno T, Conrad C, Aloia TA, Chun YS, Gupta S, Vauthey JN. Impact of Prior Hepatectomy History on Local Tumor Progression after Percutaneous Ablation of Colorectal Liver Metastases. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 03; 29(3):395-403.e1. PMID: 29395898.
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    8. Gardner CS, Ensor JE, Ahrar K, Huang SY, Sabir SH, Tannir NM, Lewis VO, Tam AL. Cryoablation of Bone Metastases from Renal Cell Carcinoma for Local Tumor Control. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Nov 15; 99(22):1916-1926. PMID: 29135665.
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    9. Litwin RJ, Huang SY, Sabir SH, Hoang QB, Ahrar K, Ahrar J, Tam AL, Mahvash A, Ensor JE, Kroll M, Gupta S. Impact of an inferior vena cava filter retrieval algorithm on filter retrieval rates in a cancer population. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2017 09; 5(5):689-697. PMID: 28818223.
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    10. Odisio BC, Yamashita S, Frota L, Huang SY, Kopetz SE, Ahrar K, Chun YS, Aloia TA, Hicks ME, Gupta S, Vauthey JN. Planned Treatment of Advanced Metastatic Disease with Completion Ablation After Hepatic Resection. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 04; 21(4):628-635. PMID: 27882510.
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    11. Ahrar JU, Gupta S, Ensor JE, Mahvash A, Sabir SH, Steele JR, McRae SE, Avritscher R, Huang SY, Odisio BC, Murthy R, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Tam AL. Efficacy of a Self-expanding Tract Sealant Device in the Reduction of Pneumothorax and Chest Tube Placement Rates After Percutaneous Lung Biopsy: A Matched Controlled Study Using Propensity Score Analysis. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2017 Feb; 40(2):270-276. PMID: 27826786.
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    12. Gupta N, Patel A, Ensor J, Ahrar K, Ahrar J, Tam A, Odisio B, Huang S, Murthy R, Mahvash A, Avritscher R, McRae S, Sabir S, Wallace M, Matin S, Gupta S. Multiple Renal Artery Pseudoaneurysms in Patients Undergoing Renal Artery Embolization Following Partial Nephrectomy: Correlation with RENAL Nephrometry Scores. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2017 Feb; 40(2):202-209. PMID: 27681271.
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    13. Sabir S, Ahrar K, Matin SF. Predicting and Determining the Success of Percutaneous Ablation. J Urol. 2016 07; 196(1):7-8. PMID: 27086180.
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    14. Odisio BC, Richter M, Aloia TA, Conrad C, Ahrar K, Gupta S, Vauthey JN, Huang SY. Use of Prophylactic Antibiotics to Prevent Abscess Formation Following Hepatic Ablation in Patients with Prior Enterobiliary Manipulation. J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 08; 20(8):1428-34. PMID: 26984694.
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    15. Tam AL, Lim HJ, Wistuba II, Tamrazi A, Kuo MD, Ziv E, Wong S, Shih AJ, Webster RJ, Fischer GS, Nagrath S, Davis SE, White SB, Ahrar K. Image-Guided Biopsy in the Era of Personalized Cancer Care: Proceedings from the Society of Interventional Radiology Research Consensus Panel. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2016 Jan; 27(1):8-19. PMID: 26626860.
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    16. Ahrar K. Safer lung biopsy techniques: fewer patients with pneumothorax, fewer chest tube insertions. J Thorac Dis. 2015 Oct; 7(10):1704-7. PMID: 26623089.
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    17. Kuban JD, Tam AL, Huang SY, Ensor JE, Philip AS, Chen GJ, Ahrar J, Murthy R, Avritscher R, Madoff DC, Mahvash A, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Nachiappan AC, Gupta S. The Effect of Needle Gauge on the Risk of Pneumothorax and Chest Tube Placement After Percutaneous Computed Tomographic (CT)-Guided Lung Biopsy. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2015 Dec; 38(6):1595-602. PMID: 25920917.
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    18. Karam JA, Wood CG, Compton ZR, Rao P, Vikram R, Ahrar K, Matin SF. Salvage surgery after energy ablation for renal masses. BJU Int. 2015 Jan; 115(1):74-80. PMID: 24656119.
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    19. Huang SY, Ahrar K, Gupta S, Wallace MJ, Ensor JE, Krishnamurthy S, Matin SF. Safety and diagnostic accuracy of percutaneous biopsy in upper tract urothelial carcinoma. BJU Int. 2015 Apr; 115(4):625-32. PMID: 24905868.
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    20. Angle JF, Prince EA, Matsumoto AH, Lohmeier TE, Roberts AM, Misra S, Razavi MK, Katholi RE, Sarin SN, Sica DA, Shivkumar K, Ahrar K. Proceedings from the Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation Research Consensus Panel on Renal Sympathetic Denervation. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014 Apr; 25(4):497-509. PMID: 24674208.
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    21. Golzarian J, Antunes AA, Bilhim T, Carnevale FC, Konety B, McVary KT, Parsons JK, Pisco JM, Siegel DN, Spies J, Wasserman N, Gowda N, Ahrar K. Prostatic artery embolization to treat lower urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia and bleeding in patients with prostate cancer: proceedings from a multidisciplinary research consensus panel. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014 May; 25(5):665-74. PMID: 24560898.
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    22. Mouhayar E, Tayar J, Fasulo M, Aoun R, Massey M, Abi-Aad S, Iliescu C, Ahrar K, Huynh T. Outcome of acute limb ischemia in cancer patients. Vasc Med. 2014 Apr; 19(2):112-117. PMID: 24532704.
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    23. Karam JA, Devine CE, Urbauer DL, Lozano M, Maity T, Ahrar K, Tamboli P, Tannir NM, Wood CG. Phase 2 trial of neoadjuvant axitinib in patients with locally advanced nonmetastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma. Eur Urol. 2014 Nov; 66(5):874-80. PMID: 24560330.
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    24. Ahrar K, Ahrar JU, Javadi S, Pan L, Milton DR, Wood CG, Matin SF, Stafford RJ. Real-time magnetic resonance imaging-guided cryoablation of small renal tumors at 1.5 T. Invest Radiol. 2013 Jun; 48(6):437-44. PMID: 23511191.
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    25. Karam JA, Ahrar K, Vikram R, Romero CA, Jonasch E, Tannir NM, Rao P, Wood CG, Matin SF. Radiofrequency ablation of renal tumours with clinical, radiographical and pathological results. BJU Int. 2013 May; 111(6):997-1005. PMID: 23510233.
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    26. Hohenberger P, Kasper B, Ahrar K. Surgical management and minimally invasive approaches for the treatment of metastatic sarcoma. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2013; 457-64. PMID: 23714570.
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    27. Bahu R, Chaftari AM, Hachem RY, Ahrar K, Shomali W, El Zakhem A, Jiang Y, AlShuaibi M, Raad II. Nephrostomy tube related pyelonephritis in patients with cancer: epidemiology, infection rate and risk factors. J Urol. 2013 Jan; 189(1):130-5. PMID: 23164390.
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    28. Philip A, Gupta S, Ahrar K, Tam AL. A spectrum of nerve injury after thermal ablation: a report of four cases and review of the literature. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2013 Oct; 36(5):1427-35. PMID: 23070103.
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    29. Ahrar K, Littrup PJ. Is cryotherapy the optimal technology for ablation of lung tumors? J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012 Mar; 23(3):303-5. PMID: 22365289.
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    30. Chan AA, Ahrar K, Matin SF. Ablative therapies in renal cell carcinoma. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2011 Sep; 63(3):237-50. PMID: 21993322.
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    31. Ahrar K, Stafford RJ. Magnetic resonance imaging-guided laser ablation of bone tumors. Tech Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Sep; 14(3):177-82. PMID: 21767785.
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    32. Ahrar JU, Stafford RJ, Alzubaidi S, Ahrar K. Magnetic resonance imaging-guided biopsy in the musculoskeletal system using a cylindrical 1.5-T magnetic resonance imaging unit. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Aug; 22(4):189-96. PMID: 23514926.
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    33. Gupta S, Patel J, McEnery K, Wallace MJ, Ahrar K, Suitor C, Hicks ME. Early experience using an online reporting system for interventional radiology procedure-related complications integrated with a digital dictation system. J Digit Imaging. 2011 Aug; 24(4):672-9. PMID: 20717701.
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    34. Kaur H, Matin SF, Javadi S, Johnson VE, Choi H, Sandler C, Ahrar K. Chyluria after radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Jul; 22(7):924-7. PMID: 21507680.
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    35. Ahrar J, Gupta S, Ensor J, Ahrar K, Madoff DC, Wallace MJ, Murthy R, Tam A, Hwu P, Bedikian AY. Response, survival, and prognostic factors after hepatic arterial chemoembolization in patients with liver metastases from cutaneous melanoma. Cancer Invest. 2011 Jan; 29(1):49-55. PMID: 21166498.
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    36. Karam JA, Ahrar K, Matin SF. Ablation of kidney tumors. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2011 Apr; 20(2):341-53, viii. PMID: 21377587.
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    37. Georgiades CS, Rodriguez R, Littrup PJ, Frangakis CE, Leveille R, Ahrar K, Atwell TD, Cadeddu J, Trimmer C, Durack JC, Hammers HJ, Meng MV, Raman S, Solomon SB, Zagoria RJ, McLennan G, Laberge JM, Gervais DA, Kee ST. Development of a research agenda for percutaneous renal tumor ablation: proceedings from a multidisciplinary research consensus panel. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 Dec; 21(12):1807-16. PMID: 21111363.
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    38. Gupta S, Bedikian AY, Ahrar J, Ensor J, Ahrar K, Madoff DC, Wallace MJ, Murthy R, Tam A, Hwu P. Hepatic artery chemoembolization in patients with ocular melanoma metastatic to the liver: response, survival, and prognostic factors. Am J Clin Oncol. 2010 Oct; 33(5):474-80. PMID: 19935383.
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    39. Karam JA, Ahrar K, Wood CG, Jonasch E, Vikram R, Romero C, Tannir N, Matin SF. Radio frequency ablation of renal tumors in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma. J Urol. 2010 Nov; 184(5):1882-7. PMID: 20846689.
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    40. Sandler CM, Ahrar K. Invited commentary. Radiographics. 2010 Jul-Aug; 30(4):900-1. PMID: 20648711.
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    41. Gupta S, Sultenfuss M, Romaguera JE, Ensor J, Krishnamurthy S, Wallace MJ, Ahrar K, Madoff DC, Murthy R, Hicks ME. CT-guided percutaneous lung biopsies in patients with haematologic malignancies and undiagnosed pulmonary lesions. Hematol Oncol. 2010 Jun; 28(2):75-81. PMID: 19728397.
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    42. Ahrar K, Gowda A, Javadi S, Borne A, Fox M, McNichols R, Ahrar JU, Stephens C, Stafford RJ. Preclinical assessment of a 980-nm diode laser ablation system in a large animal tumor model. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 Apr; 21(4):555-61. PMID: 20346883.
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    43. Javadi S, Ahrar JU, Ninan E, Gupta S, Matin SF, Ahrar K. Characterization of contrast enhancement in the ablation zone immediately after radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 May; 21(5):690-5. PMID: 20227295.
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    44. Dupuy DE, Liu D, Hartfeil D, Hanna L, Blume JD, Ahrar K, Lopez R, Safran H, DiPetrillo T. Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of painful osseous metastases: a multicenter American College of Radiology Imaging Network trial. Cancer. 2010 Feb 15; 116(4):989-97. PMID: 20041484.
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    45. Stafford RJ, Fuentes D, Elliott AA, Weinberg JS, Ahrar K. Laser-induced thermal therapy for tumor ablation. Crit Rev Biomed Eng. 2010; 38(1):79-100. PMID: 21175405.
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    46. Kobayashi K, Szklaruk J, Trent JC, Ensor J, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Madoff DC, Murthy R, Hicks ME, Gupta S. Hepatic arterial embolization and chemoembolization for imatinib-resistant gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Am J Clin Oncol. 2009 Dec; 32(6):574-81. PMID: 19636238.
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    47. Raman JD, Raj GV, Lucas SM, Williams SK, Lauer EM, Ahrar K, Matin SF, Leveillee RJ, Cadeddu JA. Renal functional outcomes for tumours in a solitary kidney managed by ablative or extirpative techniques. BJU Int. 2010 Feb; 105(4):496-500. PMID: 19681900.
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    48. Wallace MJ, Ahrar K, Madoff DC. Chemoembolization of the liver after portal vein embolization: report of three cases. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2008 Oct; 19(10):1513-7. PMID: 18760626.
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    49. Ahrar K, Wallace M, Javadi S, Gupta S. Mediastinal, hilar, and pleural image-guided biopsy: current practice and techniques. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Aug; 29(4):350-60. PMID: 18651354.
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    50. Matin SF, Ahrar K, Wood CG, Daniels M, Jonasch E. Patterns of intervention for renal lesions in von Hippel-Lindau disease. BJU Int. 2008 Sep; 102(8):940-5. PMID: 18485044.
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    51. Matin SF, Ahrar K. Nephron-sparing probe ablative therapy: long-term outcomes. Curr Opin Urol. 2008 Mar; 18(2):150-6. PMID: 18303535.
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    52. Tam A, Krishnamurthy S, Pillsbury EP, Ensor JE, Gupta S, Murthy R, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Hicks ME, Madoff DC. Percutaneous image-guided splenic biopsy in the oncology patient: an audit of 156 consecutive cases. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2008 Jan; 19(1):80-7. PMID: 18192471.
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    53. Gupta S, Hicks ME, Wallace MJ, Ahrar K, Madoff DC, Murthy R. Outpatient management of postbiopsy pneumothorax with small-caliber chest tubes: factors affecting the need for prolonged drainage and additional interventions. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2008 Mar-Apr; 31(2):342-8. PMID: 18074173.
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    54. Tam A, Ahrar K. Palliative interventions for pain in cancer patients. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2007 Dec; 24(4):419-29. PMID: 21326594.
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    55. Wallace MJ, Murthy R, Kamat PP, Moore T, Rao SH, Ensor J, Gupta S, Ahrar K, Madoff DC, McRae SE, Hicks ME. Impact of C-arm CT on hepatic arterial interventions for hepatic malignancies. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2007 Dec; 18(12):1500-7. PMID: 18057284.
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    56. Booth J, Matin SF, Ahrar K, Tamboli P, Wood CG. Contemporary strategies for treating nonhereditary synchronous bilateral renal tumors and the impact of minimally invasive, nephron-sparing techniques. Urol Oncol. 2008 Jan-Feb; 26(1):37-42. PMID: 18190828.
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    57. Kamat PP, Gupta S, Ensor JE, Murthy R, Ahrar K, Madoff DC, Wallace MJ, Hicks ME. Hepatic arterial embolization and chemoembolization in the management of patients with large-volume liver metastases. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2008 Mar-Apr; 31(2):299-307. PMID: 17922160.
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    58. Javadi S, Matin SF, Tamboli P, Ahrar K. Unexpected atypical findings on CT after radiofrequency ablation for small renal-cell carcinoma and the role of percutaneous biopsy. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2007 Sep; 18(9):1186-91. PMID: 17804784.
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    59. Ahrar K, Stafford RJ, Tinkey PT, Borne AT, Stephens LC, Wallace MJ, Wright KC. Evaluation of cerebral microemboli during radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors in a canine model with use of impedance-controlled devices. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2007 Jul; 18(7):929-35. PMID: 17609457.
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    60. Jacobsohn KM, Ahrar K, Wood CG, Matin SF. Is radiofrequency ablation safe for solitary kidneys? Urology. 2007 May; 69(5):819-23; discussion 823. PMID: 17482911.
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    61. Wallace MJ, Choi E, McRae S, Madoff DC, Ahrar K, Pisters P. Superior mesenteric artery pseudoaneurysm following pancreaticoduodenectomy: management by endovascular stent-graft placement and transluminal thrombin injection. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2007 May-Jun; 30(3):518-22. PMID: 17031732.
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    62. Gupta S, Henningsen JA, Wallace MJ, Madoff DC, Morello FA, Ahrar K, Murthy R, Hicks ME. Percutaneous biopsy of head and neck lesions with CT guidance: various approaches and relevant anatomic and technical considerations. Radiographics. 2007 Mar-Apr; 27(2):371-90. PMID: 17374859.
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    63. Wallace MJ, Tinkey PT, Ahrar K, Wright KC. Simplified technique for percutaneous transrenal arteriovenous dialysis graft creation in a swine model. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2007 Feb; 18(2):257-63. PMID: 17327559.
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    64. Kobayashi K, Gupta S, Trent JC, Vauthey JN, Krishnamurthy S, Ensor J, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Madoff DC, Murthy R, McRae SE, Hicks ME. Hepatic artery chemoembolization for 110 gastrointestinal stromal tumors: response, survival, and prognostic factors. Cancer. 2006 Dec 15; 107(12):2833-41. PMID: 17096432.
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    65. Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Matin SF. Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation: minimally invasive therapy for renal tumors. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2006 Dec; 6(12):1735-44. PMID: 17181487.
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    66. Matin SF, Ahrar K, Cadeddu JA, Gervais DA, McGovern FJ, Zagoria RJ, Zagoria RA, Uzzo RG, Haaga J, Resnick MI, Kaouk J, Gill IS. Residual and recurrent disease following renal energy ablative therapy: a multi-institutional study. J Urol. 2006 Nov; 176(5):1973-7. PMID: 17070224.
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    67. Madoff DC, Gupta S, Ahrar K, Murthy R, Yao JC. Update on the management of neuroendocrine hepatic metastases. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Aug; 17(8):1235-49; quiz 1250. PMID: 16923972.
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    68. Gupta S, Johnson MM, Murthy R, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Madoff DC, McRae SE, Hicks ME, Rao S, Vauthey JN, Ajani JA, Yao JC. Hepatic arterial embolization and chemoembolization for the treatment of patients with metastatic neuroendocrine tumors: variables affecting response rates and survival. Cancer. 2005 Oct 15; 104(8):1590-602. PMID: 16134179.
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    69. Murthy R, Nunez R, Szklaruk J, Erwin W, Madoff DC, Gupta S, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Cohen A, Coldwell DM, Kennedy AS, Hicks ME. Yttrium-90 microsphere therapy for hepatic malignancy: devices, indications, technical considerations, and potential complications. Radiographics. 2005 Oct; 25 Suppl 1:S41-55. PMID: 16227496.
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    70. Madoff DC, Denys A, Wallace MJ, Murthy R, Gupta S, Pillsbury EP, Ahrar K, Bessoud B, Hicks ME. Splenic arterial interventions: anatomy, indications, technical considerations, and potential complications. Radiographics. 2005 Oct; 25 Suppl 1:S191-211. PMID: 16227491.
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    71. Rivera B, Ahrar K, Kangasniemi MM, Hazle JD, Price RE. Canine transmissible venereal tumor: a large-animal transplantable tumor model. Comp Med. 2005 Aug; 55(4):335-43. PMID: 16158909.
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    72. Ahrar K, Matin S, Wallace MJ, Gupta S, Hicks ME. Percutaneous transthoracic radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors using an iatrogenic pneumothorax. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Jul; 185(1):86-8. PMID: 15972404.
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    73. Murthy R, Xiong H, Nunez R, Cohen AC, Barron B, Szklaruk J, Madoff DC, Gupta S, Wallace MJ, Ahrar K, Hicks ME. Yttrium 90 resin microspheres for the treatment of unresectable colorectal hepatic metastases after failure of multiple chemotherapy regimens: preliminary results. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005 Jul; 16(7):937-45. PMID: 16002501.
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    74. Gupta S, Seaberg K, Wallace MJ, Madoff DC, Morello FA, Ahrar K, Murthy R, Hicks ME. Imaging-guided percutaneous biopsy of mediastinal lesions: different approaches and anatomic considerations. Radiographics. 2005 May-Jun; 25(3):763-86; discussion 786-8. PMID: 15888624.
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    75. Ahrar K, Matin S, Wood CG, Wallace MJ, Gupta S, Madoff DC, Rao S, Tannir NM, Jonasch E, Pisters LL, Rozner MA, Kennamer DL, Hicks ME. Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors: technique, complications, and outcomes. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005 May; 16(5):679-88. PMID: 15872323.
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    76. Wallace MJ, Ahrar K, Tinkey P, Wright KC. Transvenous extrahepatic portacaval shunt with use of a modified prototype stent-graft: experimental study in animals. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005 Feb; 16(2 Pt 1):261-7. PMID: 15713928.
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    77. Madoff DC, Abdalla EK, Gupta S, Wu TT, Morris JS, Denys A, Wallace MJ, Morello FA, Ahrar K, Murthy R, Lunagomez S, Hicks ME, Vauthey JN. Transhepatic ipsilateral right portal vein embolization extended to segment IV: improving hypertrophy and resection outcomes with spherical particles and coils. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005 Feb; 16(2 Pt 1):215-25. PMID: 15713922.
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    78. Gupta S, Krishnamurthy S, Broemeling LD, Morello FA, Wallace MJ, Ahrar K, Madoff DC, Murthy R, Hicks ME. Small (
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    79. Ahrar K, Himmerich JU, Herzog CE, Raymond AK, Wallace MJ, Gupta S, Madoff DC, Morello FA, Murthy R, McRae SE, Hicks ME. Percutaneous ultrasound-guided biopsy in the definitive diagnosis of osteosarcoma. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2004 Nov; 15(11):1329-33. PMID: 15525755.
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    80. Wallace MJ, Jean JL, Gupta S, Eapen GA, Johnson MM, Ahrar K, Madoff DC, Morello FA, Murthy R, Hicks ME. Use of inferior vena caval filters and survival in patients with malignancy. Cancer. 2004 Oct 15; 101(8):1902-7. PMID: 15386336.
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    81. Choe DH, Marom EM, Ahrar K, Truong MT, Madewell JE. Pulmonary embolism of polymethyl methacrylate during percutaneous vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2004 Oct; 183(4):1097-102. PMID: 15385313.
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    82. Avritscher R, Madoff DC, Ramirez PT, Wallace MJ, Ahrar K, Morello FA, Gupta S, Murthy R, Wright KC, Hicks ME. Fistulas of the lower urinary tract: percutaneous approaches for the management of a difficult clinical entity. Radiographics. 2004 Oct; 24 Suppl 1:S217-36. PMID: 15486242.
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    83. Ahrar K, Newman RA, Pang J, Vijjeswarapu MK, Wallace MJ, Wright KC. 2004 Dr. Gary J. Becker Young Investigator Award: Relative thermosensitivity of cytotoxic drugs used in transcatheter arterial chemoembolization. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2004 Sep; 15(9):901-5. PMID: 15361556.
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    84. Wallace MJ, Madoff DC, Ahrar K, Warneke CL. Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts: experience in the oncology setting. Cancer. 2004 Jul 15; 101(2):337-45. PMID: 15241832.
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    85. Ahrar K. The role and limitations of radiofrequency ablation in treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors. Curr Oncol Rep. 2004 Jul; 6(4):315-20. PMID: 15161588.
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    86. Madoff DC, Gupta S, Toombs BD, Skolkin MD, Charnsangavej C, Morello FA, Ahrar K, Hicks ME. Arterioureteral fistulas: a clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic dilemma. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2004 May; 182(5):1241-50. PMID: 15100126.
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