Hongming Zhuang

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Professor of Radiology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Staff Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Radiology Department, Philadelphia, PA
Staff Physician, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Radiology Department, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Staff Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital, 800 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Radiology
Nuclear Medicine Division
34th St & Civic Center Blvd.
Northwest Tower, 3NW 41
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-7134
Fax: 267-425-7155
M.D. eq. (Medicine)
Bachelor of Medicine, M.D. equivalent, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, P.R. China , 1983.
MCh.M. (Surgery)
Beijing Medical University, Beijing, P.R. China, 1986.
Ph.D. (molecular & cell biology)
The Penn State University, State College, PA , 1995.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Molecular imaging & Nuclear Medicine

Selected Publications

Ayubcha C, Zirakchian Zadeh M, Stochkendahl MJ, Al-Zaghal A, Hartvigsen J, Rajapakse CS, Raynor W, Werner T, Thomassen A, Zhuang H, Høilund-Carlsen PF, Alavi A: Quantitative evaluation of normal spinal osseous metabolism with 18F-NaF PET/CT. Nuclear Medicine Communications 39(10): 950-955, October 2018.

Liu B, Servaes S, Zhuang H.: SPECT/CT MIBG Imaging Is Crucial in the Follow-up of the Patients With High-Risk Neuroblastoma. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 43(4): 232-238, April 2018.

Xia B, Wang X, Zhuang H: Relationship between the elevated muscle FDG uptake in the distal upper extremities on PET/CT scan and pre-scan utilization of mobile devices in young patients. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 43(3): 168-173, March 2018.

Ayubcha C, Zadeh MZ, Rajapakse CS, Hartvigsen J, Stochkendahl J, Ravnor W, Acosta-Montenegro O, Werner T, Zhuang H, Hoilund-Carlsen PF, Alavi A: Effects of age and weight on global metabolic activity in the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spines as measured by FDG PET in healthy males. Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine 21(1): 2-6, January-April 2018.

Chen YJ, Tolboom N, States LJ, Zhuang H: Elevated FDG activity in the non-pneumatized sphenoid bone in an infant. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 42(10), October 2017.

Xia B, Zhuang H.: Prominent pulmonary metastases without concurrent osseous involvement in patients with high risk neuroblastoma. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 42(7): 534-536, July 2017.

Xie P, Shao F, Zhuang H.: Primary neuroblastoma involving spinal canal. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 41(12): 986-988, December 2016.

Kaplan SL, Zhuang H.: Diffuse elevated abdominal activity on Tc-99m labeled red blood cell imaging in a pediatric patient with Klippel Trenaunay syndrome. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 41(11): 899-901, November 2016.

Yang H, Zhuang H, Rubello D, Alavi A.: Mild to Moderate Hyperglycemia Will Not Decrease the Sensitivity of 18F-FDG PET Imaging in the Detection of Pedal Osteomyelitis in Diabetic Patients. Nuclear Medicine Communications 37(3): 259-262, March 2016.

Yang J, Zhuang H: Value of salivagram in the diagnosis of pulmonary aspiration in pediatric patients. Chinese Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 36(4): 284-286, 2016 Notes: (in Chinese).

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Last updated: 09/28/2018
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