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William Rothfus, MD

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Medical / Graduate School University of Rochester, MD
University of Pittsburgh, MBA
Residency University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Clinical / Post-doctoral Fellowship Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Specialties
& Programs
MR
CT
Interventional
Clinical Interest Skullbase imaging-Expanded Endonasal Skullbase Surgery
Pituitary Imaging
Orbital Imaging
Spine Interventions- image guided
Research Interest Skullbase imaging-Expanded Endonasal Skullbase Surgery
Pituitary Imaging
Orbital Imaging
Spine Interventions- image guided
Selected Publications   Bartynski WS, Grahovac SZ, Rothfus WE, Cervical Discography Performed with a Prong Deflector For Improved Access to the Cervical Disc Spaces. AJNR, 26:1004-1008, 2005



Bartynski WS, Whitt D, Sheetz MA, Jennings RB, Rothfus WE. Lower Cervical Nerve Root Block Using CT Fluoroscopy in Patients with Large Body Habitus: Another Benefit of the Swimmers Position. AJNR, 28:706-708, 2007.



Bartynski WS, Rothfus WE. Pain Improvement After Intra-Diskal Lidocaine Administration in Provocation Lumbar Diskography: Association with Diskographic Contrast Leakage. AJNR, 28:1259-65, 2007.



Boardman JF, Rothfus WE, Dulai HS. Lesions and Pseudolesions of the Cavernous Sinus and Petrous Apex. Otolaryngol Clin North Am, 2008.41(1): 195-214.



Gardner PA, Kassam AB, Rothfus WE, Snyderman CH, Carrau RL. Preoperative and Intraoperative Imaging for Endoscopic Endonasal Approaches to the Skull Base. Otolaryngol Clin North Am, 41(1): 215-30. 2008.



Bartynski WS, Rothfus WE, Kurs-Lasky M. Postdiskogram CT Features of Lidocaine-Sensitive and Lidocaine-Insensitive Severely Painful Disks at Provocation Lumbar Diskography. AJNR, 29(8):1455-1460, 2008.



Kang M, Escott EJ, Rothfus WE. The MRI Appearance of the Vascular Pedicle Nasoseptal Flap. AJNR, 30:781-786, 2009.



Bartynski WS, Kang M, Rothfus WE. Adjacent double nerve root contribution in unilateral lumbar radiculopathy. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2010;31:327-333.


Dulai HS, *Bartynski WS, Rothfus WE, Gerszten PC. Provocation lumbar diskography at previously fused lumbar levels.Interventional Neuroradiology 2010, 16:326-335


Ouyang T, Rothfus WE, Ng JM, Challinor SM. Pituitary Imaging. Radiology Clinics of North America.Imaging and Endocrinology, 2011, 49(3):549-571

Honors and  
Awards
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.