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Harold I. Litt, M.D., Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Cardiovascular Imaging Section, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Center for Advanced Computed Tomography Imaging Sciences, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship, (two fellows per year), Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Department of Radiology
1 Silverstein
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3043
Fax: 215-662-7868
A.M. (Physics)
Havard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 1988.
A.B. (Physics)
Harvard College, cum laude general studies, 1988.
SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 1996.
SUNY at Buffalo, 1996.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Mount Auburn Hospital-Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, 1996-1997.
Guest Researcher, Unit on Brain Imaging and Computing, Laboratory for Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 1996-1996.
Resident in Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1997-2001.
Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Radiology, University of California San Francisco, CA , 2001-2002.
American Board of Radiology, 2001.
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Selected Publications

Contijoch Francisco, Iyer Srikant Kamesh, Pilla James J, Yushkevich Paul, Gorman Joseph H, Gorman Robert C, Litt Harold, Han Yuchi, Witschey Walter R T: Self-gated MRI of multiple beat morphologies in the presence of arrhythmias. Magnetic resonance in medicine Aug 2016.

Hammer Mark M, Litt Harold I: Risk of pulmonary embolism after a prior negative computed tomography pulmonary angiogram. The American journal of emergency medicine Jul 2016.

Cheheltani Rabee, Ezzibdeh Rami M, Chhour Peter, Pulaparthi Kumidini, Kim Johoon, Jurcova Martina, Hsu Jessica C, Blundell Cassidy, Litt Harold I, Ferrari Victor A, Allcock Harry R, Sehgal Chandra M, Cormode David P: Tunable, biodegradable gold nanoparticles as contrast agents for computed tomography and photoacoustic imaging. Biomaterials 102: 87-97, Jun 2016.

Tumma Roja, Dong Wei, Wang Jing, Litt Harold, Han Yuchi: Evaluation of cardiac masses by CMR-strengths and pitfalls: a tertiary center experience. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging 32(6): 913-20, Jun 2016.

Chhour Peter, Naha Pratap C, O'Neill Sean M, Litt Harold I, Reilly Muredach P, Ferrari Victor A, Cormode David P: Labeling monocytes with gold nanoparticles to track their recruitment in atherosclerosis with computed tomography. Biomaterials 87: 93-103, May 2016.

Hollander Judd E, Gatsonis Constantine, Greco Erin M, Snyder Bradley S, Chang Anna Marie, Miller Chadwick D, Singh Harjit, Litt Harold I: Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography Versus Traditional Care: Comparison of One-Year Outcomes and Resource Use. Annals of emergency medicine 67(4): 460-468.e1, Apr 2016.

Lee Nam Ju, Litt Harold: Cardiac CT angiography for evaluation of acute chest pain. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging 32(1): 101-12, Jan 2016.

Liyanage Luckmini, Lee Nam Ju, Cook Tessa, Herrmann Howard C, Jagasia Dinesh, Litt Harold, Han Yuchi: The impact of gender on cardiovascular system calcification in very elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging 32(1): 173-9, Jan 2016.

Miller Wallace T, Marinari Lawrence A, Barbosa Eduardo, Litt Harold I, Schmitt James E, Mahne Anton, Lee Victor, Akers Scott R: Small pulmonary artery defects are not reliable indicators of pulmonary embolism. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 12(7): 1022-9, Jul 2015.

deGoma Emil M, Salavati Ali, Shinohara Russell T, Saboury Babak, Pollan Laura, Schoen Marisa, Torigian Drew A, Mohler Emile R, Dunbar Richard L, Litt Harold I, Woo John, Rader Daniel J, Alavi Abass, Mehta Nehal N: A pilot trial to examine the effect of high-dose niacin on arterial wall inflammation using fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography. Academic radiology 22(5): 600-9, May 2015.

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