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Nuclear Medicine Residency, Royal Oak

Research

Clinical research is strongly encouraged and supported. Most of our residents regularly present at regional and national conferences (SNMMI, ACNM, CCSNMMI, RSNA), or at Beaumont's Annual Resident/Fellow Research Forum.  Residents also publish papers in peer-reviewed journals.


Peer reviewed articles

  • Al-Faham Z, Jolepalem P, Rydberg J, Wong CO.  Optimizing 18F-FDG uptake time prior to imaging improves the accuracy of PET/CT in liver lesions.  J Nucl Med Technol. 2016 Jun;44(2):70-2. PMID: 26966128 HIC:  2012-226    
  • Al-Faham Z, Jolepalem P, Oliver Wong CY.  The Evaluation of Cardiac Sarcoidosis with 18F-FDG PET. J Nucl Med Technol. 2016 Jun;44(2):92-3. PMID: 26271805. Case Report.
  • Alchammas J, Al-Faham Z, Roumayah Y, Wong CO. The Evaluation of Lupus Myocarditis with N-13 Ammonia and 18F-FDG PET scan.  J Nucl Med Technol. 2016 Sep;44(3):210-1.  PMID: 26769599  HIC: Case Report.
  • Feraco D, Al-Faham Z, Roumayah Y, Jolepalem P.  Mediastinal masses in nuclear medicine studies: A diagnostic algorithm.  J Nucl Med Technol. 2016 Dec;44(4):261-262. PMID: 27363448 HIC:  Case Report.
  • Al-Faham Z, Kassir MA, Wood D, Balon HR.  Appearance of Meningioma on Tc99m-HMPAO SPECT Brain Scan: Correlation with MRI.  J Nucl Med Technol. 2016 Jun;44(2):90-91. PMID: 26471329. HIC: Case Report
  • Kaur H, Muhleman MA, Balon HR.  Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Diagnosed with Three-phase Bone Scan. J Nucl Med Technol.  2017 Sep;45(3):243-244.    PMID: 28611234 HIC: Case Report
  • Kaur H, Muhleman M, Balon HR.  Splenic uptake on Bone Scan.  J Nucl Med Technol.   Sep;45(3):245-246.  PMID: 28611233 HIC: Case Report
  • Kaur H, Seitz J, Muhleman M, Cragg D, Qing F.  Aortic Root Abscess Clearly Shown on 111In-Leukocyte Scan But Less Obvious on Transesophageal Echocardiogram.  Clin Nucl Med. 2017 Jul;42(7). PMID: 28418954

Research presentations

  • Muhleman M, Al-Faham Z, Wong O. Challenges in Detecting Global Coronary Flow Reserve (CFR) Impairment in Morbidly Obese Patients (MOP) by N-13 ammonia (NH3) PET.  Presented at the 2016 Beaumont Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Forum, May 24, 2016. HIC: Case Report.
  • Muhleman M, Al-Faham Z, Wu D. Coexisting Metastatic Hürthle Cell Thyroid Cancer and Lung Cancer with Markedly Different Metabolic Activities on FDG PET/CT. Presented at the 2016 Beaumont Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Forum, May 24, 2016. HIC: Case Report.
  • Kaur H, Balon H. Complex regional pain syndrome diagnosed with three-phase  bone scan. Presented at the 2016 Beaumont Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Forum, May 24, 2016. HIC: Case Report.
  • Kaur H, Wu D.  Incidental FDG PET/CT Findings of Surgically Approved Infarcted Hurthle Cell Adenoma in A Patient with DLBCL. Presented at the 2016 Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Forum., May 24, 2016. HIC: Case Report.
  • Chehab M, Copelan A, Al-Faham Z, Bahoura L, Wong CY. Systemic Mastocytosis: A Rare Cause of Single Vertebral Body Uptake on Bone Scan. Presented at the 2016 Beaumont Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Forum,  May 24, 2016.  HIC: Case Report.
  • Scola D. Kolderman N, Al-Faham Z, Balon H. HIDA scan diagnosis of Chilaiditis syndrome.   Presented at the 2016 Beaumont Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Forum, May 24, 2016. HIC: Case Report.
  • Muhleman M, Al-Faham Z, Wu D. The Value of Tc-99m MDP Bone Scan and SPECT/CT in the Diagnosis of Necrotizing (Malignant) Otitis Externa.   Presented at the SNMMI 2016 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA June 11-15, 2016. HIC: Case Report.
  • Muhleman M, Al-Faham Z, Wong O. TSH Assisted I-131 SPECT and FDG PET/CT and Dosimetry in Metastatic Thyroid Cancer.  Presented at the SNMMI 2016 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA June 11-15, 2016. HIC: Case Report.
  • Kaur H, Wu D.  Incidental FDG PET/CT Findings of Surgically Approved Infarcted Hurthle Cell Adenoma in A Patient with DLBCL. Presented at the SNMMI 2016 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA June 11-15, 2016. HIC: Case Report.
  • Muhleman M, Kaur H, Wu D.  Utility of using differences in metabolic volumes for the evaluation of lung nodules on F-18 FDG PET/CT early and delayed images.  Presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging  2017 MidWinter Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, January 19-22, 2017. HIC:  Case Report. (poster)
  • Muhleman M, Kaur H, Palka J.  The value of Tc99m-MDP bone scan and SPECT-CT in the diagnosis of metastatic carcinoid rectal cancer with hypoglossal nerve palsy.  Presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging  2017 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, June 10-14, 2017. HIC:  Case Report. (poster)
  • Muhleman M, Kaur H, Patel M, Rydberg J.  The value of F-18 FDG PET/CT scan in the diagnosis of infection of unknown origin in a patient with aortic valve replacement.  Presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging  2017 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, June 10-14, 2017. HIC:  Case Report. (poster)
  • Kaur H, Muhleman M, Wu D.  Non-invasive diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis diagnosed using planar and SPECT Gallium-67 imaging.  Presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging  2017 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, June 10-14, 2017. HIC:  Case Report. (poster)
  • Kaur H, Seitz J, Muhleman M, Cragg D, Qing F.  Aortic root abscess clearly shown on 111In-Leukocyte scan but less obvious on transesophageal echocardiogram.   Presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging  2017 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, June 10-14, 2017. HIC:  Case Report. (poster)
  • Kaur H, Muhleman M, Gupta A, Balon HR.  Applications of Tc-99m Sestamibi: Cardiac imaging and beyond.  Presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging  2017 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, June 10-14, 2017. HIC:  Educational Exhibit (poster)

Honors / awards

  • Mitchel Muhleman, MD. Radiological Society of North America, Research & Education Foundation Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, 2017.

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