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Omar Almusa, MD

Associate Professor
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Medical / Graduate School MD/Medicine: Michigan State University,College of Natural Sciences, East Lansing, MI (1994-1998)

Residency Intern/IM Transistional: Univ of Pgh SOM, Pgh PA (1998-1999)

Residency/Radiology: Univ of Pgh SOM, Pgh PA (1999-2003)

Clinical / Post-doctoral Fellowship Fellowship/Body Imaging: Univ of Pgh SOM, Pgh PA (7/2003-12/2003)

Specialties
& Programs
MR
CT
Clinical
Digital Imaging
Clinical Interest Non-ischemic cardiomyopathy MRI imaging

Evolution of hypervascular lesions in cirrhotic patients.

Adrenal imaging pitfalls

Multi-visceral transplant pancreatico-biliary complications

Research Interest
Selected Publications   Blachar A, Federle MP, Ferris JV, Lacomis JM, Waltz J, Armfield D, Chu G, Almusa O, Balzano E. Radiology personnel in the diagnosis of liver tumors with central scar using specific CT criteria. Radiology 2002; 223: 532-539.



Almusa O, Federle MP. Abdominal imaging and intervention in liver transplantation. Liver Transplantation 2006 12:184-193.



Hosseinzadeh K, Furlan, A, Almusa. O. 2D thick slab MR Cholangiopancreatography: Does Parallel Imaging with Sensitivity Encoding Improve Image Quality and Duct Visualization? Am J Roentgenol AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jun;190(6):W327-34.



Almusa O, Furlan A, Marsh JW, Federle MP. Imaging Accuracy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) Staging in Cirrhotic Patients Undergoing Liver Transplantation. To be submitted to AJR.



Borhani AA, Hosseinzadeh K, Almusa O, Furlan A, Nalesnik M. Imaging of posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder after solid organ transplantation. RadioGraphics 2009; 29:981-2001.
Honors and  
Awards
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.