Maxim Itkin, MD

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Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Staff, Department of Medical Imaging, Penn Presybterian Medical Center
Active Staff, Department of Radiology, Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Staff, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Center for Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Interventional Radiology, 1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-7892
Fax: (215) 615 3545
MD (Medicine)
Moscow Medical Stomatology Institute, Faculty of General Medicine, 1989.
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Description of Research Expertise

Disorders of the lymphatic system
Plastic Bronchitis
Neonatal lymphatic disorders
Chylous ascites
Scrotal edema
Genital lymphorrhea
Lymphatic involvement in heart failure
Lymphatic involvement in liver cirrhosis

Description of Clinical Expertise

Disorders of the lymphatic system
Plastic Bronchitis
Neonatal lymphatic disorders
Chylous ascites
Scrotal edema
Genital lymphorrhea
Complicated lymphatic malformations

Selected Publications

O'Leary C, Nadolski G, Kovach SJ 3rd, Zheng J, Cohen A, Kaplan DE, Itkin M.: Thoracic Duct-Venous Junction Obstruction as Unknown Cause of Abdominal Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment. Radiology Aug 2023.

Itkin M, Gurevich A.: Unveiling the Impact of Cardiac Lymphatic Pathology on Diastolic Dysfunction and Therapeutic Potential of Lymphangiogenesis. JACC Basic Transl Sci 8: 973-975, Aug 2023.

Klifto KM, Card EB, Itkin M, Kovach SJ.: Microsurgical Peritoneovenous Bypass for the Treatment of Recalcitrant Chylous Ascites. Plast Reconstr Surg 152: 433-439, Aug 2023.

McGraw JR, Itkin M, Kovach SJ 3rd.: Lymphangiography-Guided Thoracic Duct Surgical Lymphovenous Bypass for Distal Thoracic Duct Occlusion. J Vasc Interv Radiol Aug 2023.

Ghelfi J, Frandon J, Itkin M, Guiu B, Decaens T.: Acute Central Lymphatic Obstruction Associated with Decompensated Cirrhotic Ascites and Hydrothorax. J Vasc Interv Radiol Jun 2023.

Russell PS, Itkin M, Windsor JA, Phillips ARJ.: Kidney Lymphatics. Compr Physiol 13: 4945-4984, Jun 2023.

Seyferth ER, Itkin M, Nadolski GJ.: Intranodal Glue Embolization for Postoperative Lymphatic Leaks in the Groin and Pelvis: Comparison with Sclerotherapy. J Vasc Interv Radiol 34(4): 600-606, Apr 2023 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.jvir.2022.12.031.

Singhal D, Börner K, Chaikof EL, Detmar M, Hollmén M, Iliff JJ, Itkin M, Makinen T, Oliver G, Padera TP, Quardokus EM, Radtke AJ, Suami H, Weber GM, Rovira II, Muratoglu SC, Galis ZS.: Mapping the lymphatic system across body scales and expertise domains: A report from the 2021 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute workshop at the Boston Lymphatic Symposium. Front Physiol 14: 1099403, Feb 2023.

Hur S, Kim J, Ratnam L, Itkin M.: Lymphatic Intervention, the Frontline of Modern Lymphatic Medicine: Part II. Classification and Treatment of the Lymphatic Disorders. Korean J Radiol 24(2): 109-132, Feb 2023 Notes: DOI: 10.3348/kjr.2022.0689.

Jain S, Pei L, Spraggins JM, Angelo M, Carson JP, Gehlenborg N, Ginty F, Gonçalves JP, Hagood JS, Hickey JW, Kelleher NL, Laurent LC, Lin S, Lin Y, Liu H, Naba A, Nakayasu ES, Qian WJ, Radtke A, Robson P, Stockwell BR, Van de Plas R, Vlachos IS, Zhou M; HuBMAP Consortium; Börner K, Snyder MP.: Advances and prospects for the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (HuBMAP). Nat Cell Biol 2023.

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