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Brian Burns Ghoshhajra, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Radiology
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
DepartmentRadiology
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Radiology
165 Cambridge St
Boston MA 02114

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  1. Bittencourt MS, Hulten E, Ghoshhajra B, O'Leary D, Christman MP, Montana P, Truong QA, Steigner M, Murthy V, Rybicki FJ, Nasir K, Gowdak LH, Hainer J, Brady TJ, Di Carli MF, Hoffmann U, Abbara S, Blankstein R. Prognostic Value of Non-Obstructive and Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease Detected by Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography To Identify Cardiovascular Events. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Feb 18.
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  2. Lee AM, Ghoshhajra BB. Automatic Extraction of Comprehensive Cardiac CT Angiography Parameters: A Novel Program with High Accuracy and Efficiency. J Digit Imaging. 2014 Feb 14.
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  3. Chan AK, Somarouthu B, Ghoshhajra B. Magnetic resonance imaging for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy update. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Feb; 23(1):33-41.
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  4. Azzalini L, Ghoshhajra BB, Elmariah S, Passeri JJ, Inglessis I, Palacios IF, Abbara S. The aortic valve calcium nodule score (AVCNS) independently predicts paravalvular regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2014 Mar-Apr; 8(2):131-40.
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  5. Hulten E, Bittencourt MS, Ghoshhajra B, O'Leary D, Christman MP, Blaha MJ, Truong Q, Nelson K, Montana P, Steigner M, Rybicki F, Hainer J, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Di Carli MF, Nasir K, Abbara S, Blankstein R. Incremental prognostic value of coronary artery calcium score versus CT angiography among symptomatic patients without known coronary artery disease. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Mar; 233(1):190-5.
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  6. Azzalini L, Sharma UC, Ghoshhajra BB, Elmariah S, Inglessis I, Palacios IF, Abbara S. Feasibility of C-arm computed tomography for transcatheter aortic valve replacement planning. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2014 Jan-Feb; 8(1):33-43.
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  7. Azzalini L, Abbara S, Ghoshhajra BB. Ultra-Low Contrast Computed Tomographic Angiography (CTA) With 20-mL Total Dose for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Planning. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2014 Jan-Feb; 38(1):105-9.
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  8. Sidhu MS, Uthamalingam S, Ahmed W, Engel LC, Vorasettakarnkij Y, Lee AM, Hoffmann U, Brady T, Abbara S, Ghoshhajra BB. Defining left ventricular noncompaction using cardiac computed tomography. J Thorac Imaging. 2014 Jan; 29(1):60-6.
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  9. Shimada YJ, Passeri JJ, Baggish AL, O'Callaghan C, Lowry PA, Yannekis G, Abbara S, Ghoshhajra BB, Rothman RD, Ho CY, Januzzi JL, Seidman CE, Fifer MA. Effects of losartan on left ventricular hypertrophy and fibrosis in patients with nonobstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. JACC Heart Fail. 2013 Dec; 1(6):480-7.
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  10. Hulten E, Bittencourt MS, O'Leary D, Shah R, Ghoshhajra B, Christman MP, Montana P, Steigner M, Truong QA, Nasir K, Rybicki F, Hainer J, Brady TJ, Di Carli MF, Hoffmann U, Abbara S, Blankstein R. Cardiometabolic risk is associated with atherosclerotic burden and prognosis: results from the partners coronary computed tomography angiography registry. Diabetes Care. 2014 Feb; 37(2):555-64.
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  11. Liew G, Ali N, Do S, Petranovic M, Cury R, Brady T, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra B. A novel analysis algorithm for potential quantitative assessment of myocardial computed tomography perfusion. Acad Radiol. 2013 Oct; 20(10):1301-5.
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  12. Lee AM, Engel LC, Hui GC, Liew G, Ferencik M, Sidhu MS, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra BB. Coronary computed tomography angiography at 140 kV versus 120 kV: assessment of image quality and radiation exposure in overweight and moderately obese patients. Acta Radiol. 2013 Sep 12.
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  13. Lumish HS, Sidhu MS, Kallianos K, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra BB. Reporting Scan Time Reduces Cardiac MR Examination Duration. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Aug 30.
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  14. Neilan TG, Coelho-Filho OR, Danik SB, Shah RV, Dodson JA, Verdini DJ, Tokuda M, Daly CA, Tedrow UB, Stevenson WG, Jerosch-Herold M, Ghoshhajra BB, Kwong RY. CMR Quantification of Myocardial Scar Provides Additive Prognostic Information in Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Sep; 6(9):944-54.
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  15. Engel LC, Lee AM, Seifarth H, Sidhu MS, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra BB. Weekly dose reports: the effects of a continuous quality improvement initiative on coronary computed tomography angiography radiation doses at a tertiary medical center. Acad Radiol. 2013 Aug; 20(8):1015-23.
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  16. Ghoshhajra BB, Lee AM, Engel LC, Celeng C, Kalra MK, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Westra SJ, Abbara S. Radiation dose reduction in pediatric cardiac computed tomography: experience from a tertiary medical center. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Jan; 35(1):171-9.
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  17. Lee AM, Beaudoin J, Thai WE, Wai B, Hui GC, Sidhu MS, Engel LC, Abbara S, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra BB. Feasibility of aortic valve assessment with low dose prospectively triggered adaptive systolic (PTAS) cardiac computed tomography angiography. BMC Res Notes. 2013 Apr 20; 6(1):158.
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  18. Lee AM, Beaudoin J, Engel LC, Sidhu MS, Abbara S, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra BB. Assessment of image quality and radiation dose of prospectively ECG-triggered adaptive dual-source coronary computed tomography angiography (cCTA) with arrhythmia rejection algorithm in systole versus diastole: a retrospective cohort study. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Aug; 29(6):1361-70.
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  19. Ghoshhajra BB, Lee AM, Ferencik M, Elmariah S, Margey RJ, Onuma O, Panagia M, Abbara S, Hoffmann U. Interpreting the Interpretations: The Use of Structured Reporting Improves Referring Clinicians' Comprehension of Coronary CT Angiography Reports. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Jun; 10(6):432-8.
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  20. Sidhu MS, Ghoshhajra BB, Uthamalingam S, Kilcullen N, Engel LC, Medina HM, Venkatesh V, Vorasettakarnkij Y, Hoffmann U, Cury RC, Abbara S, Brady TJ. Clinical experiences of delayed contrast enhancement with cardiac computed tomography: case series. BMC Res Notes. 2013; 6(1):2.
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  21. Ghoshhajra BB, Engel LC, Károlyi M, Sidhu MS, Wai B, Barreto M, Shanmugam U, Hoffmann U, Brady TJ, Kalra M, Abbara S. Cardiac computed tomography angiography with automatic tube potential selection: effects on radiation dose and image quality. J Thorac Imaging. 2013 Jan; 28(1):40-8.
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  22. Prescott-Focht JA, Martinez-Jimenez S, Hurwitz LM, Hoang JK, Christensen JD, Ghoshhajra BB, Abbara S. Ascending thoracic aorta: postoperative imaging evaluation. Radiographics. 2013 Jan; 33(1):73-85.
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  23. Ghoshhajra BB, Sidhu MS, El-Sherief A, Rojas C, Yeh DD, Engel LC, Liberthson R, Abbara S, Bhatt A. Adult Congenital Heart Disease Imaging with Second-generation Dual-source Computed Tomography: Initial Experiences and Findings. Congenit Heart Dis. 2012 Nov; 7(6):516-25.
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  24. Ghoshhajra BB, Engel LC, Major GP, Goehler A, Techasith T, Verdini D, Do S, Liu B, Li X, Sala M, Kim MS, Blankstein R, Prakash P, Sidhu MS, Corsini E, Banerji D, Wu D, Abbara S, Truong Q, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Kalra M. Evolution of coronary computed tomography radiation dose reduction at a tertiary referral center. Am J Med. 2012 Aug; 125(8):764-72.
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  25. Hulten EA, Bittencourt MS, Ghoshhajra B, Blankstein R. Stress CT perfusion: coupling coronary anatomy with physiology. J Nucl Cardiol. 2012 Jun; 19(3):588-600.
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  26. Kröpil P, Rojas CA, Ghoshhajra B, Lanzman RS, Miese FR, Scherer A, Kalra M, Abbara S. Prospectively ECG-triggered high-pitch spiral acquisition for cardiac CT angiography in routine clinical practice: initial results. J Thorac Imaging. 2012 May; 27(3):194-201.
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  27. Lee AM, Engel LC, Shah B, Liew G, Sidhu MS, Kalra M, Abbara S, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra BB. Coronary computed tomography angiography during arrhythmia: Radiation dose reduction with prospectively ECG-triggered axial and retrospectively ECG-gated helical 128-slice dual-source CT. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2012 May; 6(3):172-183.e2.
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  28. Ferencik M, Schlett CL, Ghoshhajra BB, Kriegel MF, Joshi SB, Maurovich-Horvat P, Rogers IS, Banerji D, Bamberg F, Truong QA, Brady TJ, Nagurney JT, Hoffmann U. A computed tomography-based coronary lesion score to predict acute coronary syndrome among patients with acute chest pain and significant coronary stenosis on coronary computed tomographic angiogram. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Jul 15; 110(2):183-9.
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  29. Schlett CL, Ferencik M, Kriegel MF, Bamberg F, Ghoshhajra BB, Joshi SB, Nagurney JT, Fox CS, Truong QA, Hoffmann U. Association of pericardial fat and coronary high-risk lesions as determined by cardiac CT. Atherosclerosis. 2012 May; 222(1):129-34.
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  30. Hoffmann U, Truong QA, Fleg JL, Goehler A, Gazelle S, Wiviott S, Lee H, Udelson JE, Schoenfeld D. Design of the Rule Out Myocardial Ischemia/Infarction Using Computer Assisted Tomography: a multicenter randomized comparative effectiveness trial of cardiac computed tomography versus alternative triage strategies in patients with acute chest pain in the emergency department. Am Heart J. 2012 Mar; 163(3):330-8, 338.e1.
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  31. Wasfy MM, Brady TJ, Abbara S, Nasir K, Ghoshhajra BB, Truong QA, Hoffmann U, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Comparison of the Diamond-Forrester method and Duke Clinical Score to predict obstructive coronary artery disease by computed tomographic angiography. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Apr 1; 109(7):998-1004.
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  32. Ghoshhajra BB, Maurovich-Horvat P, Techasith T, Medina HM, Verdini D, Sidhu MS, Blankstein R, Brady TJ, Cury RC. Infarct detection with a comprehensive cardiac CT protocol. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2012 Jan-Feb; 6(1):14-23.
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  33. Uthamalingam S, Gurm GS, Sidhu MS, Verdini DJ, Vorasettakarnkij Y, Engel LC, Blankstein R, Mamuya WS, Hoffman U, Brady TJ, Cury RC, Ghoshhajra BB. Comparison of dual-source 64-slice adenosine stress CT perfusion with stress-gated SPECT-MPI for evaluation of left ventricular function and volumes. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2012 Jan-Feb; 6(1):24-30.
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  34. Sidhu MS, Venkatesh V, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra BB. Advanced adaptive axial-sequential prospectively electrocardiogram-triggered dual-source coronary computed tomographic angiography in a patient with atrial fibrillation. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2011 Nov-Dec; 35(6):747-8.
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  35. Ghoshhajra BB, Rogers IS, Maurovich-Horvat P, Techasith T, Verdini D, Sidhu MS, Drzezga NK, Medina HM, Blankstein R, Brady TJ, Cury RC. A comparison of reconstruction and viewing parameters on image quality and accuracy of stress myocardial CT perfusion. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2011 Nov-Dec; 5(6):459-66.
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  36. Ghoshhajra BB, Techasith T, Choy G, Rojas CA, Pomerantz SR. Using Keynote to present radiology images. J Digit Imaging. 2011 Oct; 24(5):844-7.
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  37. Venkatesh V, Verdini D, Ghoshhajra B. Normal magnetic resonance imaging of the thorax. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2011 Aug; 19(3):489-506, viii.
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  38. Ghoshhajra BB, Engel LC, Major GP, Verdini D, Sidhu M, Károlyi M, Abbara S, Hoffmann U, Kalra M, Brady TJ. Direct chest area measurement: A potential anthropometric replacement for BMI to inform cardiac CT dose parameters? J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2011 Jul-Aug; 5(4):240-6.
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  39. Techasith T, Ghoshhajra BB, Truong QA, Pale R, Nasir K, Bolen MA, Hoffmann U, Cury RC, Abbara S, Brady TJ, Blankstein R. The effect of heart rhythm on patient radiation dose with dual-source cardiac computed tomography. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2011 Jul-Aug; 5(4):255-63.
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  40. Rogers IS, Banerji D, Siegel EL, Truong QA, Ghoshhajra BB, Irlbeck T, Abbara S, Gupta R, Benenstein RJ, Choy G, Avery LL, Novelline RA, Bamberg F, Brady TJ, Nagurney JT, Hoffmann U. Usefulness of comprehensive cardiothoracic computed tomography in the evaluation of acute undifferentiated chest discomfort in the emergency department (CAPTURE). Am J Cardiol. 2011 Mar 1; 107(5):643-50.
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  41. Fitch KV, Lo J, Abbara S, Ghoshhajra B, Shturman L, Soni A, Sacks R, Wei J, Grinspoon S. Increased coronary artery calcium score and noncalcified plaque among HIV-infected men: relationship to metabolic syndrome and cardiac risk parameters. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Dec; 55(4):495-9.
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  42. Rojas CA, El-Sherief A, Medina HM, Chung JH, Choy G, Ghoshhajra BB, Abbara S. Embryology and developmental defects of the interatrial septum. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Nov; 195(5):1100-4.
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  43. Rojas CA, Jaimes CE, El-Sherief AH, Medina HM, Chung JH, Ghoshhajra B, Abbara S. Cardiac CT of non-shunt pathology of the interatrial septum. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2011 Mar-Apr; 5(2):93-100.
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  44. Chung JH, Ghoshhajra BB, Rojas CA, Dave BR, Abbara S. CT angiography of the thoracic aorta. Radiol Clin North Am. 2010 Mar; 48(2):249-64, vii.
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  45. Rocha-Filho JA, Blankstein R, Shturman LD, Bezerra HG, Okada DR, Rogers IS, Ghoshhajra B, Hoffmann U, Feuchtner G, Mamuya WS, Brady TJ, Cury RC. Incremental value of adenosine-induced stress myocardial perfusion imaging with dual-source CT at cardiac CT angiography. Radiology. 2010 Feb; 254(2):410-9.
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  46. Okada DR, Ghoshhajra BB, Blankstein R, Rocha-Filho JA, Shturman LD, Rogers IS, Bezerra HG, Sarwar A, Gewirtz H, Hoffmann U, Mamuya WS, Brady TJ, Cury RC. Direct comparison of rest and adenosine stress myocardial perfusion CT with rest and stress SPECT. J Nucl Cardiol. 2010 Jan-Feb; 17(1):27-37.
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  47. Blankstein R, Shturman LD, Rogers IS, Rocha-Filho JA, Okada DR, Sarwar A, Soni AV, Bezerra H, Ghoshhajra BB, Petranovic M, Loureiro R, Feuchtner G, Gewirtz H, Hoffmann U, Mamuya WS, Brady TJ, Cury RC. Adenosine-induced stress myocardial perfusion imaging using dual-source cardiac computed tomography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Sep 15; 54(12):1072-84.
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  48. Ghoshhajra BB, McLean GK. SIR 2006 Annual Meeting Film Panel Case: radiation-induced cerebral aneurysms. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Dec; 17(12):1891-6.
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