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Sara Golla, MD

Associate Professor

Interest (in 3 to 10 words):

Medical / Graduate School Guntur Medical College (India)
Residency Medical College of Ohio
Clinical / Post-doctoral Fellowship Musculoskeletal Imaging, University of Pittsburgh
Current American College of Radiology
American Roentgen Ray Society
Pittsburgh Roentgen Ray Society
Radiological Society of North America
Skeletal Society of Radiology
& Programs
Clinical Interest Musculoskeletal Imaging
Research Interest
Selected Publications   1. Zurlo JV, Towers JD, Golla SK. Anterior approach for knee arthrography. Skeletal Radiol. 2001 Jun; 30(6):354-356.

2. Zheng B, Hardesty LA, Poller WR, Sumkin J, Golla SK. Mammography with computer-aided detection: reproducibility assessment initial experience. Radiology; 2003 Jul; 228(1): 58-62. Epub 2003 May 20.

3. Sumkin JH, Holbert BL, Hermann JS, Hakim CS, Ganott MA, Poller WR, Shah R, Hardesty LA, Gur D. Optimal reference mammography: a comparison of mammograms obtained 1 and 2 years before the present exam. AJR; 2003; 180: 343-346. (Participated in research, but not listed as co-author).

4. Gur D, Rockette HE, Armfield DR, Blachar A, Bogan JK, Brancatelli F, Britton CA, Brown ML, Davis PL, Ferris JV, Fuhrman CR, Golla S, Katyal S. Lacomis JM, McCook B, Thaete FL, Warfel TE. The Prevalence Effect in a Laboratory Environment. Radiology.2003 Jul;228(1):10-14.

5. Towers JD, Russ EV, Golla SK. Biomechanics of tendons and tendon failure. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2003 Mar;7(1) : 59-65.

6. Towers JD, Deible C, Golla SK. Foot and ankle biomechanics. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2003;Mar;7(1): 67-74.

7. Weiner DK, Rudy TE, Kim YS, Golla S. Do medical factors predict disability in older adults with persistent low back pain? Pain; 2004, Nov;11(1-2); 214-220.

8. Leader JK, Rogers RM, Fuhrman CR, Sciurba FC, Zheng B, Thompson PF, Weissfeld JL, Golla SK, Gur D. Size and morphology of the trachea before and after lung volume reduction surgery. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2004 Aug;183(2):315-21.

9. Leader JK, Warfel TE, Fuhrman CR, Golla SK, Weissfeld JL, Avila RS, Turner WD, Zheng B. Pulmonary nodule detection with low-dose CT of the lung: agreement among radiologists. AJR Am J Roentgenol, 2005 Oct;185(4):973-978.

10. Wang XH, Good WF, Fuhrman CR, Sumkin JH, Britton CA, Golla SK. Stereo CT image compositing methods for lung nodule detection and characterization. Acad Radiol; 2005 Dec;12(12):1512-1520.

11. Mello-Thoms C, Britton C, Hakim C, Wallace L, Sumkin J, Ganott M, Golla S, Abrams G, Hardesty L. In search of the Holistic Grail: Visual search characteristics of the reading of digital mammograms. Submitted for publication.

12. Wang XH, Durick JE, Lu A, Herbert DL, Fuhrman CR, Lacomis JM, Britton CA, Strollo DC, Shang SS, Golla SK, Good WF. Compare Display schemes for Lung nodule CT screening, J Digit Imaging. 2011 Jun;24(3):478-84.

13. Williams A, Qian Y, Golla S, Chu CR. UTE-T2* mapping detects sub-clinical injury after anterior cruciate ligament tear. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012 Jun;20(6):486-94. Epub 2012 Jan 18.

14. Badlani J, Borrero C, Golla S, Harner C, Irrgang J. The Effects of Meniscus Injury on the Development of Knee Osteoarthritis: Data From the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Jun;41(6):1238-44.
Honors and  
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.