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In Memoriam

Anna S. Lev-Toaff, M.D., FACR, FAIUM, FSrU

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Faculty, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Department of Radiology Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

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3400 Spruce Street
Department of Radiology
One Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3018
Fax: 215-662-7263
B.A. (Biology)
New York University, 1975.
M.D. (Medicine)
New York University, 1979.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1979-1980.
Resident in Surgery, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 1980-1981.
Resident in Radiology, Germantown Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1981-1982.
Resident in Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1982-1985.
Fellowship in Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1985-1986.
American Board of Radiology, 1985.
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Description of Research Expertise

ultrasound contrast agents, three dimensional ultrasound, virtual colonoscopy

Description of Clinical Expertise

interventional ultrasound (ultrsound guided biopsy), sonohysterography, virtual colonoscopy, abdominal/pelvic CT and diagnostic ultrasound, three-dimensional ultrasound, gastrointestinal radiology

Description of Other Expertise

challenging core biopsies using ultrasound or CT for research/clinical trials

Selected Publications

Andreotti, Rochelle F. Lee, Susanna I. Choy, Garry. DeJesus Allison, Sandra O. Bennett, Genevieve L. Brown, Douglas L. Glanc, Phyllis. Horrow, Mindy M. Javitt, Marcia C. Lev-Toaff, Anna S. Podrasky, Ann E. Scoutt, Leslie M. Zelop, Carolyn.: ACR Appropriateness Criteria on acute pelvic pain in the reproductive age group. Journal of the American College of Radiology 6(4): 235-41, Apr 2009.

Verma, Sachit K. Lev-Toaff, Anna S. Baltarowich, Oksana H. Bergin, Diane. Verma, Manisha. Mitchell, Donald G.: Adenomyosis: sonohysterography with MRI correlation. AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology 192(4): 1112-6, Apr 2009.

Johnston-MacAnanny, Erika B. Lev-Toaff, Anna S. Batzer, Frances.: Diagnosis and treatment of a communicating uterus didelphys with an atretic hemivagina: utility of 3-dimensional and intraoperative sonography. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 27(6): 975-8, Jun 2008.

Verma, Sachit K. Bergin, Diane. Gonsalves, Carin F. Mitchell, Donald G. Lev-Toaff, Anna S. Parker, Laurence.: Submucosal fibroids becoming endocavitary following uterine artery embolization: risk assessment by MRI. AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology 190(5): 1220-6, May 2008.

Yucel, Cem. Lev-Toaff, Anna S. Moussa, Nicole. Durrani, Haroon.: CT colonography for incomplete or contraindicated optical colonoscopy in older patients. AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology 190(1): 145-50, Jan 2008.

Chiou, See-Ying. Lev-Toaff, Anna S. Masuda, Emi. Feld, Rick I. Bergin, Diane.: Adnexal torsion: new clinical and imaging observations by sonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 26(10): 1289-301, Oct 2007.

Ors, Fatih. Lev-Toaff, Anna S. Bergin, Diane.: Echogenic foci mimicking adenomyosis presumably due to air intravasation into the myometrium during sonohysterography. Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology 13(1): 26-9, Mar 2007.

Chopra, Sheetal. Lev-Toaff, Anna S. Ors, Fatih. Bergin, Diane.: Adenomyosis:common and uncommon manifestations on sonography and magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 25(5): 617-27; quiz 629, May 2006.

Benacerraf, Beryl R. Benson, Carol B. Abuhamad, Alfred Z. Copel, Joshua A. Abramowicz, Jacques S. Devore, Greggory R. Doubilet, Peter M. Lee, Wesley. Lev-Toaff, Anna S. Merz, Eberhard. Nelson, Thomas R. O'Neill, Mary Jane. Parsons, Anna K. Platt, Lawrence D. Pretorius, Dolores H. Timor-Tritsch, Ilan E.: Three- and 4-dimensional ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology: proceedings of the american institute of ultrasound in medicine consensus conference. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 24(12): 1587-97, Dec 2005.

Prowda, Joan C. Trevisan, Susan Garrett. Lev-Toaff, Anna S.: Splenic injury after colonoscopy: conservative management using CT. AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology 185(3): 708-10, Sep 2005.

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