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Nagaraj Setty Holalkere, MD

Programs + Specialties
Training + Education JJM Medical College, Davangere, India; JJM Medical College, Davangere, India, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Board Certifications American Board of Radiology
NPI # 1497881106
Gender Male
Language(s) Hindi, Kannada
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Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St
Floor 4
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-9729
Fax #: 617-636-0041

2010 Nominee, Clinician Educator Development Program at American Roentgen Ray Society
2009 Certificate of Merit at Radiology Society of North America
2008 Cum Laude at Radiology Society of North America
2007 Certificate of Merit at Radiology Society of North America
2007 Certificate of Merit at Radiology Society of North America
2006 Certificate of Merit at Radiology Society of North America
2006 Cum Laude at Radiology Society of North America
2006 Research trainee prize-fellow at Radiology Society of North America
2006 Certificate of Merit at American Roentgen Ray Society
2005 Certificate of Merit at Radiology Society of North America
2005 Cum Laude and Selected at at Radiology Society of North America
2005 Certificate of Merit at American Roentgen Ray Society
2005 Best poster award at Society of GI Radiology
2004 Wylie J Dodd’s research award at Society of GI Radiology
2004 Excellence in Design at Radiology Society of North America

1: Bates DDB, Liu Z, Gibbons J, LeBedis CA, Holalkere NS. Sickle cell disease and venous thromboembolism: A retrospective comparison of the rate of positive CT pulmonary angiography in the emergency department. Eur J Radiol. 2019 Jan;110:256-259. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2018.11.033. Epub 2018 Nov 28. PubMed PMID:30599869.

2: Colip CG, Lotfi M, Buch K, Holalkere N, Setty BN. Emergent spinal MRI in IVDU patients presenting with back pain: do we need an MRI in every case? EmergRadiol. 2018 Jun;25(3):247-256. doi: 10.1007/s10140-017-1572-9. Epub 2018 Jan 3. PubMed PMID: 29299700.

3: Hendessi P, Bell S, Vilkins A, Holalkere N, Liu Z. Hysteroscopic Excision of Cesarean Scar Ectopic. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2015 Nov-Dec;22(6S):S141. doi:10.1016/j.jmig.2015.08.483. Epub 2015 Oct 15. PubMed PMID: 27678775.

4: Davarpanah AH, Kambadakone A, Holalkere NS, Guimaraes AR, Hahn PF, Lee SI. Diffusion MRI of uterine and ovarian masses: identifying the benign lesions. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Dec;41(12):2466-2475. PubMed PMID: 27660280.

5: Bates DD, Tkacz JN, LeBedis CA, Holalkere N. Suboptimal CT pulmonary angiography in the emergency department: a retrospective analysis of outcomes in a large academic medical center. Emerg Radiol. 2016 Dec;23(6):603-607. Epub 2016 Jul 27. PubMed PMID: 27465236.

6: Coleman S, Holalkere NS, O׳Malley J, Doherty G, Norbash A, Kadom N. Radiology 24/7 In-House Attending Coverage: Do Benefits Outweigh Cost? Curr Probl DiagnRadiol. 2016 Jul-Aug;45(4):241-6. doi:10.1067/j.cpradiol.2016.02.007. Epub 2016 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 27013177.

7: Holalkere NS, Soto J. Imaging of miscellaneous pancreatic pathology (trauma, transplant, infections, and deposition). Radiol Clin North Am. 2012 May;50(3):515-28. doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2012.03.011. Review. PubMed PMID: 22560695.

8: Holalkere NS, Matthes K, Kalva SP, Brugge WR, Sahani DV. 64-Slice multidetector row CT angiography of the abdomen: comparison of low versus high concentration iodinated contrast media in a porcine model. Br J Radiol. 2011Mar;84(999):221-8. doi: 10.1259/bjr/14535110. Epub 2010 Nov 16. PubMed PMID:21081582; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3473870.

9: Ma X, Holalkere NS, Kambadakone R A, Mino-Kenudson M, Hahn PF, Sahani DV. Imaging-based quantification of hepatic fat: methods and clinical applications. Radiographics. 2009 Sep-Oct;29(5):1253-77. doi: 10.1148/rg.295085186. Review. PubMed PMID: 19755595.

10: Blake MA, Setty BN, Cronin CG, Kalra M, Holalkere NS, Fischman AJ, Mueller PR, Sahani DV. Evaluation of the effects of oral water and low-density barium sulphate suspension on bowel appearance on FDG-PET/CT. Eur Radiol. 2010 Jan;20(1):157-64. doi: 10.1007/s00330-009-1527-y. Epub 2009 Aug 13. PubMed PMID: 19680659.

11: Petralia G, Preda L, Giugliano G, Jereczek-Fossa BA, Rocca A, D'Andrea G, Holalkere NS, Chiesa F, Bellomi M. Perfusion computed tomography for monitoring induction chemotherapy in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract: correlation between changes in tumor perfusion and tumor volume. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2009 Jul-Aug;33(4):552-9. doi: 10.1097/RCT.0b013e31818d446e. PubMed PMID: 19638848.

12: Sahani DV, Holalkere NS, Kambadakone A, Matthes K, Mino-Kenudson M, Brugge WR. Role of computed tomography perfusion in the evaluation of pancreatic necrosis and pancreatitis after endoscopic ultrasound-guided ablation of the pancreas in a porcine model. Pancreas. 2009 Oct;38(7):775-81. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0b013e3181a66fa6. PubMed PMID: 19465884.

13: Boland GW, Blake MA, Holalkere NS, Hahn PF. PET/CT for the characterization of adrenal masses in patients with cancer: qualitative versus quantitative accuracy in 150 consecutive patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Apr;192(4):956-62. doi: 10.2214/AJR.08.1431. PubMed PMID: 19304700.

14: Holalkere NS, Katur AM, Lee SI. Issues in imaging malignant neoplasms of the female reproductive system. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2009 Jan-Feb;38(1):1-16. doi: 10.1067/j.cpradiol.2008.05.001. Review. PubMed PMID: 19041037.

15: Roedl JB, Blake MA, Holalkere NS, Mueller PR, Colen RR, Harisinghani MG. Lymph node staging in esophageal adenocarcinoma with PET-CT based on a visual analysis and based on metabolic parameters. Abdom Imaging. 2009 Sep-Oct;34(5):610-7. doi: 10.1007/s00261-008-9447-x. PubMed PMID: 18830663.

16: Cantwell CP, Setty BN, Holalkere N, Sahani DV, Fischman AJ, Blake MA. Liver lesion detection and characterization in patients with colorectal cancer: a comparison of low radiation dose non-enhanced PET/CT, contrast-enhanced PET/CT, and liver MRI. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2008 Sep-Oct;32(5):738-44. doi: 10.1097/RCT.0b013e3181591d33. PubMed PMID: 18830103.

17: Sainani NI, Catalano OA, Holalkere NS, Zhu AX, Hahn PF, Sahani DV. Cholangiocarcinoma: current and novel imaging techniques. Radiographics. 2008 Sep-Oct;28(5):1263-87. doi: 10.1148/rg.285075183. Review. PubMed PMID: 18794305.

18: Ma X, Samir AE, Holalkere NS, Sahani DV. Optimal arterial phase imaging for detection of hypervascular hepatocellular carcinoma determined by continuous image capture on 16-MDCT. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Sep;191(3):772-7. doi: 10.2214/AJR.07.3452. PubMed PMID: 18716108.

19: Roedl JB, Colen RR, Holalkere NS, Fischman AJ, Choi NC, Blake MA. Adenocarcinomas of the esophagus: response to chemoradiotherapy is associated with decrease of metabolic tumor volume as measured on PET-CT. Comparison to histopathologic and clinical response evaluation. Radiother Oncol. 2008 Dec;89(3):278-86. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2008.06.014. Epub 2008 Aug 11. PubMed PMID: 18701180.

20: Blake MA, Holalkere NS, Boland GW. Imaging techniques for adrenal lesion characterization. Radiol Clin North Am. 2008 Jan;46(1):65-78, vi. doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2008.01.003. Review. PubMed PMID: 18328880.

21: Zhu AX, Holalkere NS, Muzikansky A, Horgan K, Sahani DV. Early antiangiogenic activity of bevacizumab evaluated by computed tomography perfusion scan in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. Oncologist. 2008 Feb;13(2):120-5. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2007-0174. PubMed PMID: 18305056.

22: Hadigan C, Liebau J, Andersen R, Holalkere NS, Sahani DV. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy of hepatic lipid content and associated risk factors in HIV infection. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov 1;46(3):312-7. PubMed PMID: 17721396.

23: Cai W, Holalkere NS, Harris G, Sahani D, Yoshida H. Dynamic-threshold level set method for volumetry of porcine kidney in CT images in vivo and ex vivo assessment of the accuracy of volume measurement. Acad Radiol. 2007 Jul;14(7):890-6. PubMed PMID: 17574138.

24: Sahani DV, Holalkere NS, Mueller PR, Zhu AX. Advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: CT perfusion of liver and tumor tissue--initial experience. Radiology.2007 Jun;243(3):736-43. PubMed PMID: 17517931.

25: Setty BN, Holalkere NS, Sahani DV, Uppot RN, Harisinghani M, Blake MA. State-of-the-art cross-sectional imaging in bladder cancer. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2007 Mar-Apr;36(2):83-96. Review. PubMed PMID: 17331839.

26: Matthes K, Sahani D, Holalkere NS, Mino-Kenudson M, Brugge WR. Feasibility of endoscopic ultrasound-guided embolization of the splenic vein. Endoscopy. 2007 Feb;39 Suppl 1:E3-4. Epub 2007 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 17285498.

27: Matthes K, Mino-Kenudson M, Sahani DV, Holalkere N, Brugge WR. Concentration-dependent ablation of pancreatic tissue by EUS-guided ethanol injection. Gastrointest Endosc. 2007 Feb;65(2):272-7. PubMed PMID: 17258986.

28: Matthes K, Mino-Kenudson M, Sahani DV, Holalkere N, Fowers KD, Rathi R, Brugge WR. EUS-guided injection of paclitaxel (OncoGel) provides therapeutic drug concentrations in the porcine pancreas (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2007 Mar;65(3):448-53. Epub 2006 Dec 14. PubMed PMID: 17173909.

29: Setty B, Blake MA, Holalkere NS, Blaszkowsky LS, Fischman A. Laparoscopic scar: a mimicker of Sister Mary Joseph's nodule on positron emission tomography/CT. Australas Radiol. 2006 Oct;50(5):507-9. PubMed PMID: 16981954.

30: Holalkere NS, Sahani DV, Blake MA, Halpern EF, Hahn PF, Mueller PR. Characterization of small liver lesions: Added role of MR after MDCT. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2006 Jul-Aug;30(4):591-6. PubMed PMID: 16845289.

31: Matthes K, Sahani D, Holalkere NS, Mino-Kenudson M, Brugge WR. Feasibility of endoscopic ultrasound-guided portal vein embolization with Enteryx. Acta Gastroenterol Belg. 2005 Oct-Dec;68(4):412-5. PubMed PMID: 16432991.

32: Rosow DE, Sahani D, Strobel O, Kalva S, Mino-Kenudson M, Holalkere NS, Alsfasser G, Saini S, Lee SI, Mueller PR, Fernández-del Castillo C, Warshaw AL,Thayer SP. Imaging of acute mesenteric ischemia using multidetector CT and CT angiography in a porcine model. J Gastrointest Surg. 2005 Dec;9(9):1262-74; discussion 1274-5. PubMed PMID: 16332482; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3807105.

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
American Board of Radiology (ABR)
American College of Radiology (ACR)
Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER)
European Society of Radiology (ESR)
The New England Roentgen Ray Society (NERRS)
Massachusetts Radiological Society (MRS)