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

Lu X, Wang M, Han L, Krieger J, Ivers J, Chambers S, Itkin M, Burkhoff D, Kassab GS.: Changes of thoracic duct flow and morphology in an animal model of elevated central venous pressure. Front Physiol 13: 798284, Aug 2022.

Kleimeier LER, van Schaik C, Leenders E, Itkin M, Klein WM, Draaisma JMT.: Lymphatic Phenotype of Noonan Syndrome: Innovative Diagnosis and Possible Implications for Therapy. J Clin Med 11: 3128, May 2022.

Rabinowitz D, Dysart K, Itkin M.: Neonatal lymphatic flow disorders: central lymphatic flow disorder and isolated chylothorax, diagnosis and treatment using novel lymphatic imaging and interventions technique. Curr Opin Pediatr 34: 191-196, Apr 2022.

O'Leary C, Itkin M, Roshkovan L, Katz S, Cao Q, Hershman M, Galperin-Aizenberg M.: CT Features of Lymphatic Plastic Bronchitis in Adults: Correlation with Multimodality Lymphatic Imaging. Radiol Cardiothorac Imaging 4: e210048, Apr 2022.

Kontaridis MI, Roberts AE, Schill L, Schoyer L, Stronach B, Andelfinger G, Aoki Y, Axelrad ME, Bakker A, Bennett AM, Broniscer A, Castel P, Chang CA, Cyganek L, Das TK, den Hertog J, Galperin E, Garg S, Gelb BD, Gordon K, Green T, Gripp KW, Itkin M, Kiuru M, Korf BR, Livingstone JR, López-Juárez A, Magoulas PL, Mansour S, Milner T, Parker E, Pierpont EI, Plouffe K, Rauen KA, Shankar SP, Smith SB, Stevenson DA, Tartaglia M, Van R, Wagner ME, Ware SM, Zenker M.: The seventh international RASopathies symposium: Pathways to a cure-expanding knowledge, enhancing research, and therapeutic discovery. Am J Med Genet A 2022.

Patel S, Hur S, Khaddash T, Simpson S, Itkin M.: Intranodal CT Lymphangiography with Water-soluble Iodinated Contrast Medium for Imaging of the Central Lymphatic System. Radiology 2022.

Gurevich A, Hur S, Singhal S, DiBardino D, Haas AR, Hansen-Flaschen JH, Nadolski G, Itkin M.: Nontraumatic Chylothorax and Chylopericardium: Diagnosis and Treatment Using an Algorithmic Approach Based on Novel Lymphatic Imaging. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2022.

Othman S, Azoury SC, Klifto K, Toyoda Y, Itkin M, Kovach SJ.: Microsurgical Thoracic Duct Lymphovenous Bypass in the Adult Population. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 9: e3875, Oct 2021.

Itkin, M., Rockson, S. G., Burkhoff, D.: Pathophysiology of the Lymphatic System in Patients With Heart Failure: JACC State-of-the-Art Review. J Am Coll Cardiol 78(3): 278-290, Jul 2021.

Usman, A. A., Horak, J., Wang, G., Nadolski, G. A., Desai, N., Gutsche, J., Itkin, M.: Development of intractable ascites due to thoracic duct hypertension. J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech 7(2): 189-192, Feb 2021.

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