Ana S. Kolansky, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7184
Fax: 215-614-0033
B.S. (Biology)
University of Miami Magna Cum Laude, 1980.
M.D. (Medicine)
Yale University School of Medicine, 1984.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Thoracic Imaging with expertise in Lung Disease and Lung Cancer diagnosis
Lung Cancer screening: Co-Director of the Penn Lung Cancer Screening Program
Chest Biopsy expertise with 28 years experience in interventional diagnostic procedures in the chest, including the lung, pleura, chest wall, and mediastinum

Description of Other Expertise

Director of the Clinical Operations in the Section of Chest Radiology

Selected Publications

Shah RM, Wechsler R, Salazar AM, Spirn PW: Spectrum of CT findings in nosocomial pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia. J Thoracic Imaging 17 (1): 53-57, 2002.

Wechsler RJ, Salazar AM, Gessner AJ, Spirn PW, Shah RM, Steiner RM: CT of insitu of vascular stump thrombosis after pulmonary resection for cancer. AJR 176: 1423-1425, 2001.

Johnson PT, Wechsler RJ, Salazar AM, Fischer AM, Nazarian LN, Steiner RM: Spiral CT of acute pulmonary thromboembolism: Evaluation of pleuroparenchymal abnormalities. J Comput Assist Tomogr 23(3): 369-373, 1999.

Spirn PW, Shah RM, Steiner RM, Greenfield AJ, Salazar AM, Liu JB: Image-guided localization for video-assisted thoracic surgery. Journal of Thoracic Imaging 12: 285-292, 1997.

Winston CB, Wechsler RJ Salazar AM, Kurtz AB Spirn PW: Incidental pulmonary emboli detected on helical CT: Effect on patient management. Radiology 201: 23-27, 1996.

Wechsler RJ, Steiner RM, Spirn PW, Rubin S, Salazar AM, Shah R, Russell K, Jimenez S, Varga J. : The relationship of thoracic lymphadenopathy to pulmonary interstitial disease in diffuse and limited systemic sclerosis: CT findings. AJR 167: 101-104, 1996.

Steiner RM, Gross GW, Flicker S, Salazar A, Baron M, Loessner A.: Congenital heart disease in the adult patient - The value of plain film chest radiology. J Thorac Imag 10(1): 1 - 26, 1995.

Shah RM, Spirn PW, Salazar AM, Steiner RM, Cohn HE, Wechsler RJ, Erdman S, Solit RW.: CT Guided wire localization of peripheral pulmonary nodules for thoracoscopic resection. AJR 161(2): 279-283, 1993.

Elefteriades JA, Solomon, LW, Salazar AM, Batsford WP, Baldwin JC, Kopf GS: Linear left ventricular aneurysmectomy: Modern imaging studies reveal improvedmorphology and function. Ann Thorac Surg 56: 242-252, 1993.

Elefteriades JA, Hartleroad J, Gusberg RJ, Salazar AM, Black HR, Kopf, GS, Baldwin JC, Hammond GL.: Long term experience with descending aortic dissection: the complication specif approach. Ann Thorac Surg 53: 11-21, 1992.

Hoch D, Salazar AM, Cabin HS, Young LH: Equine arch vessel anaomaly associated with coarctation of the aorta. Chest 101(2): 634, 1992.

Kornguth PJ, Salazar AM: The apical oblique view of the shoulder: Its usefulness in acute trauma. AJR 149: 113-116, 1987.

Durden DL, Salazar, AM, Distasio JA. : Kinetic analysis of hepatotoxicity of associated with antineoplastic asparaginas. Cancer Res 43: 1602-1605, 1983.

Distasio JA, Salazar AM, Jadji M, Durden DL: Glutaminase-free asparaginase from Vibrio succinogenes: an antilymphomas enzyme lacking hepatotoxicity. Int J Cancer 30: 343-347, 1982.

Shah RM, Wechsler RJ, Pascuale R, Salazar AM, McCormack M, Miller Jr. W: HRCT patterns in respiratory bronchiolitis and desquamative interstitial pneumonitis: Assessment at post-treatment CT. AJR 178(3): 49, 2002.

Shah RM, Wechsler RJ, Salazar AM: Significant of ground glass opacity at long term follow-up in scleroderma. Radiology 225: 624, 2002.

Shah RM, Edmonds P, Wechsler RJ, Salazar AM: Adjacent parenchymal abnormalities in peripheral bronchogenic carcinoma: Correlation with lymphangio-invasion at thin section CT. AJR 176(3): 80, 2001.

Shah Rm, Wechsler RJ, Salazar AM, Spirn PW: Spectrum of CT findings inpseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia. AJR 174(3): 67-68, 2000.

Shah RM, Wechsler RJ, Salazar AM, Spirn PW: Specturm of pulmonary infections associated with multifocal bronchiectasis and centrilobular nodules. Radiology 213: 214, 1999.

Kane GC, Salazar Am, Israel HL: Aspergillosis: Expanding spectrum of pulmonary disease. Clin Pulm Med 5: 151, 1998.

Shah RM, Salazar AM: CT manifestations of HIV-related pulmonary infections. Seminars US CT and MRI 19: 166-177, 1998.

Shah RM, Spirn PW, Salazar AM, Steiner Rm, Cohn HE, Wechsler RJ: The role of thoracoscopy and preoperative localization procedures in the diagnosis and management of pulmonary pathology. Semin US, CT, and MRI 16(5): 371-378, 1995.

Salazar AM, Westcott JL: The role of transthoracic needle biopsy for the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer. Clinics in Chest Medicine 14(1): 99-110, 1993.

Lee F, Flynn SD, Salazar AM: Sudden death six weeks after a myocardial infarct. The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine 61: 457-465, 1988.

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