Chamith S. Rajapakse

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Associate Professor of Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
1 Founders Building
Philadelphia, PA
Education:
B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering)
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1998.
Ph.D. (Physics)
University of Houston, Texas, 2005.
M.S. (Computer Science)
University of Houston, Texas, 2005.
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Description of Research Expertise

Medical Imaging, AI, Orthopaedic Engineering

Selected Publications

Suri A, Jones BC, Ng G, Anabaraonye N, Beyrer P, Domi A, Choi G, Tang S, Terry A, Leichner T, Fathali I, Bastin N, Chesnais H, Rajapakse CS: A deep learning system for automated, multi-modality 2D segmentation of vertebral bodies and intervertebral discs. Bone 149: 115972, Aug 2021.

Whitney DG, Kalia V, Rajapakse CS, Fedak Romanowski EM, Caird MS, Hurvitz EA, Jepsen KJ: The effect of age when initiating anti-seizure medication therapy on fragility fracture risk for children with epilepsy. Bone 149: 115996, Aug 2021.

Whitney DG, Caird MS, Hurvitz EA, Rajapakse CS, Fedak Romanowski EM: Effect of levetiracetam and oxcarbazepine on 4-year fragility fracture risk among prepubertal and pubertal children with epilepsy. Epilepsia 62(9): 2180-2189, Jul 2021.

Rajapakse CS, Johncola AJ, Batzdorf AS, Jones BC, Al Mukaddam M, Sexton K, Shults J, Leonard MB, Snyder PJ, Wehrli FW: Effect of Low-Intensity Vibration on Bone Strength, Microstructure, and Adiposity in Pre-Osteoporotic Postmenopausal Women: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial. J Bone Miner Res 36(4): 673-684, Apr 2021.

Ayubcha C, Raynor WY, Borja AJ, Seraj SM, Rojulpote C, Werner TJ, Revheim ME, Rajapakse CS, Alavi A: Magnetic resonance imaging-based partial volume-corrected 18F-sodium fluoride positron emission tomography in the femoral neck. Nucl Med Commun 42(4): 416-420, Apr 2021.

Brodsky L, Chesnais H, Piri R, Høilund-Carlsen PF, Alavi A, Rajapakse CS: Association of baseline subject characteristics with changes in coronary calcification assessed by 18F-sodium fluoride PET/CT. Hell J Nucl Med 24(1): 45-52, Jan 2021.

Ruderman I, Rajapakse CS, Opperman A, Robertson PL, Masterson R, Tiong MK, Toussaint ND: Bone microarchitecture in patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for management of secondary hyperparathyroidism. Bone Rep 13: 100297, Jul 2020.

Rhodes S, Batzdorf A, Sorci O, Peng M, Jankelovits A, Hornyak J, An J, Noël PB, Høilund-Carlsen PF, Alavi A, Rajapakse CS: Assessment of femoral neck bone metabolism using 18F-sodium fluoride PET/CT imaging. Bone 136: 115351, Jul 2020.

Sorci S, Batzdorf AS, Mayer M, Rhodes S, Peng M, Jankelovits AR, Hornyak JN, Gerke O, Høilund-Carlsen PF, Alavi A, Rajapakse CS: 18F-sodium fluoride PET/CT provides prognostic clarity compared to calcium and Framingham risk scoring when addressing whole-heart arterial calcification. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 47(7): 1678-1687, Jul 2020 Notes: Epub.

Ailavajhala R , Querido W , Rajapakse CS , Pleshko N: Near infrared spectroscopic assessment of loosely and tightly bound cortical bone water. Analyst 145(10): 3713-3724, May 2020.

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