Recent Publications

Nuclear Cardiology

  • Freedman N., Schechter D., Klein M., Marciano R., Rozenman Y., Chisin R. (2000) Retrospective Comparison between Rb-82 PET and Tl-201 SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: Insights into SPECT Attenuation Artifacts in Normal and Overweight Subjects. Clin. Nucl. Med., 25:1019-1023.
  • Brown K., Tang H.R., Hatner R.S., Bocher M., Ratzlaff N.W., Kadkade P.J., Hasegawa B.H., Botvinick E.H. (2000) Intrinsic dual-energy processing of myocardial perfusion images. J. Nucl. Med., 41(7):1287-1297.
  • Olivson A., Berman E., Houminer E., Borman J.B., Merin G., Karck M., Haverich A., Chisin R., and Schwalb, H. (2002) Glucose Metabolism, Energetics, and Function of Rat Hearts Exposed to Ischemic Preconditioning and Oxygenated Cardioplegia. J. Card. Surg,, 17:214-225.

Nuclear Endocrinology

  • Krausz Y., Lebensart P.D., Klein M., Weininger J., Blachar A., Chisin R., Shiloni E. (2000) Pre-operative localization of parathyroid adenoma in patients with concomitant thyroid nodular disease. World J. Surg., 24:1573-1578.
  • Krausz Y , Shiloni E., Bocher M., Agrarnovicz S., Manos B., Chisin R. (2001) Diagnostic Dilemmas in Parathyroid Scintigraphy. Clin. Nucl. Med., 26:997-1001.
  • Krausz Y., Uziely B., Nesher R., Chisin R., Glaser B. (2001) Recombinant TSH in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. IMAJ, 3:843-849.
  • Shilo S., Krausz Y., Reinus C., Beller U. (2001) The use of 75Se-selenocholesterol SPECT in the localization of steroid secreting tumor. IMAJ, 3;455-456.
  • Krausz Y. (2001) Nuclear Endocrinology as a Monitoring Tool. Semin. Nucl. Med., 31:235-250.
  • Krausz Y., Freedman N., Lester H., Newman J.P., Barkai G., Bocher M., Chisin R., Bonne O. (2004) Regional cerebral blood flow in patients with mild hypothyroidism. J. Nucl. Med., 45(10):1712-1715.
  • Krausz Y., Zeidar Z., Kogan I., Even-Sapir E., Bar-Shalom R., Engel A., Rubinstein R.,Sachs J., Bocher M., Agranovicz S., Chisin R., Israel, O. (2003) SPECT/CT hybrid imaging with In111-Pentetreotide in assessment of Neuroendocrine Tumors. Clin. Endocrinol., 59:565-573.

Innovative Technology

  • Bocher M., Balan A., Krausz Y., Shrem Y., Lonn A., WilkM., Chisin R. (2000) Gamma camera mounted anatomical X-ray tomography: technology, system characteristics and first images. Eur. J. Nucl. Med., 27:619-627.
  • Akhurst T., and Chisin R. (2000) Hybrid PET/CT machines: optimized PET machines for the new millennium? Letter to the Editor. J. Nucl. Med., 41:961-962.
  • Ramos C.D., Erdi Y.E., Gonen M., Riedel E., Yeung H.W.D., Macapinlac H.A., Chisin R., Larson S.M. (2001) FDG-PET standardized uptake values in normal anatomical structures using iterative reconstruction segmented attenuation correction and filtered back projection. Eur. J. Nucl. Med., 28:155-164.

Nuclear Oncology

  • Bocher M., Mishani E. (2000) The contribution of positron emission tomography to the treatment of cancer patients. Harefuah, Vol 139(1-2):64-67.
  • Klein M., Freedman N., Mishani E., Gimon Z., Lotem M., Chisin R. (2000) PET and lymphoscintigraphic evaluation of malignant melanomas. Nuklear Medizin, 39:56-61.
  • Siegal T., Rubinstein R., Bokstein F., Schwartz A., Lossos A., Shalom E., Chisin R., Gomori J.M. (2000) In vivo assessment of the window of barrier opening after osmotic blood-brain barrier description in humans, Journal of Neurosurgery, 92:599-605.
  • Rubinstein R., Broier R., Chisin R. (2001) The Contribution of FDG-PET to Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer - First Results. Harefuah, 140:100-103.
  • Pappo I., Lotem M., Klein M., Orda R. (2001) Bolus high dose interleukin-2 for the treatment of malignant melanoma. IMAJ, 3: 169-173.
  • Klein M., Weininger J., Moshe S., Peretz T., Chisin R. (2001) The use of external radioactive markers in scintimammography. Clin. Nucl. Med., 26:10-13.
  • Nissan A., Spira R., Chisin R., Zamir O., Fros D., Klein M., Badirieh M., Freund H. (2001) Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer: a validation study and preliminary results. Harefuah, Journal of the Israel Medical Association, 140: 468-470.
  • Krausz Y., Ikeda D.M., Jadvar H., Langleben D., Birdwell R., Strauss H.W. (2001) Non-visualization of sentinel lymph node in patients with breast cancer. Nucl. Med. Commun., 22:25-32.
  • Agid R., Rubinstein R., Siegal T., Lester H., Bokstein F., Chisin R., Gomori J.M. (2002) Does streaming affect the cerebral distribution of infra-ophtalmic intra-carotid chemotherapy? AJNR, 23:1732-1735.
  • Freedman, N.M.T., Sundaram S.K., Kurdziel K., Carrasquillo J.A., Whatley M., Carson J.M., Sellers D., Libutti S.K., Yang J.C., Bacharach S.L. (2003) Comparison of SUV and Patlak slope to monitor cancer therapy using serial PET scans. Eur. J. Nucl. Med., 30:46-53.

Nuclear Psychiatry and Brain PET Activation Studies

  • Bocher M., Chisin R., Parag Y., Freedman N., Meir Weil Y., Lester H., Mishani E., Bonne O. (2001) Cerebral activation associated with sexual arousal in response to a pornographic clip: A 15O-H2O PET study in heterosexual men. NeuroImage, 14:105-117.
  • Bonne O., Louzoun Y., Aharon I., Krausz Y., Karger H., Lerer B., Bocher M., Freedman N., and Chisin R. (2003) Cerebral blood flow in depressed patients: a methodological comparison of statistical parametric mapping and region of interest analyses. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 122(1):49-57.
  • Bonne O., Gilboa A., Louzoun Y., Kempf-Sherf O., Katz M., Fishman Y., Ben-Nahum Z., Krausz Y., Bocher M., Lester H., Chisin R., Lerer, B. (2003) Cerebral blood flow in chronic symptomatic mild traumatic brain injury. Psychiatry Res., 124(3):141-152.
  • Bonne O., Gilboa A., Louzoun Y., Brandes D., Yona I., Lester H., Barkai G., Freedman N., Chisin R., and Shalev A.Y. (2003) Resting Regional Cerebral Perfusion in Recent PTSD. Biological Psychiatry, 54(10):1077-1086.
  • Gilboa A., Shalev A.Y., Laor L., Lester H., Louzoun Y., Chisin R., Bonne, O. (2004) Functional connectivity of the prefrontal cortex and the amygdala in posttraumatic stress disorder. Biol. Psychiatry, 55(3):263-272.

Head and Neck Imaging

  • Chisin R. and Macapinlac H.A. (2000) The Indications of FDG-PET in Neck Oncology. Radiological Clinics of North America, 38:999-1011.
  • Nunez R., Yeung H., and Chisin R. (2000) Fluorine-18 FDG Positron Emission Tomography in Advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. Clin. Nucl. Med., 25:731-733.
  • Ramos C.D., Chisin R., Yeung H.W.D., Larson S.M., Macapinlac H.A. (2001) Incidental focal thyroid uptake on FDG-PET scans should not be overlooked. Clin. Nucl. Med., 26:193-197.

Miscellaneous (Nuclear Medicine)

  • Hardoff R., Steinmatz A.P., Krausz Y., Bar-Sever Z., Liani M., Kramer M.R. (2000) The prognostic value of perfusion lung scintigraphy in patients who underwent single-lung transplantation for emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis. J. Nucl. Med., 41:1771-1776.
  • Bocher M., Shrem Y., Tappisser A., Klein M., Schechter D., Taylor J.R.A., Chisin R. (2001) Technetium-99n Mercapto-acetyltriglycin clearance: Comparison of camera-assisted methods. Clin. Nuc. Med., 26(9):745-750.
  • Aharoni D., Krausz Y., Elstein D., Bakunin B., Hadas-Halpern I., Zimran A. (2002) 99mTc-setamibi bone marrow scintigraphy in Gaucher disease. Clin. Nucl. Med., 27:503-509.
  • Sosna J., Chisin R., Klein M. (2002) FDG Positron Emission Tomographic Imaging of the Effect of an Intrauterine Device. Clin. Nuc. Med., 27:128-129.