David Fetzer
Fellow
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Medical/Graduate School M.D.
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, 2008
Residency Transitional Residency
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, 2009

Diagnostic Radiology
University of Pittsburgh Medical School
Expected completion: May 2013
Clinical/Post-doctoral Fellowship
Specialties
& Programs
MR
CT
Clinical
Translational
Digital Imaging
Clinical Interest Body CT
Body MRI
GI/GU Ultrasound
Fluoroscopy
Research Interest CT Perfusion of lung cancer.

Computer-aided detection and tracking of pulmonary nodules.

MR Imaging of liver fibrosis.

Imaging in obesity, insulin resistance, and the metabolic syndrome.
Publications   REFEREED ARTICLES:
Furlan A, Aghayev A, Chang CH, Patil A, Jeon KN, Park B, Fetzer DT, Melissa S, Roberts MS, Bae KT. Short-Term Mortality in Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Clot Burden and Signs of Right Heart Dysfunction Measured on CT Pulmonary Angiography Imaging. Radiology. 2012

Fetzer DT, Furlan A, Wang JH, Kantartzis S, Sholosh B, Bae KT. CT Cholangiography in Living Liver Transplant Donors: Factors Determining the Degree of Contrast Enhancement. JCAT. 2011, Nov-Dec;35(6):716-22.

Roth ES, Fetzer DT, Barron BJ, Joseph UA, Gayed IW, Wan DQ. Does colon cancer ever metastasize to bone first? A temporal analysis of colorectal cancer progression. BMC Cancer. 2009 Aug 7;9(1):274.

Fetzer DT, O. Clark West MD. The HIPAA Privacy Rule and Protected Health Information: Implications in Research Involving DICOM Image Databases. Academic Radiology, March 2008.

Fetzer DT, Charles Green PhD, O. Clark West MD. Mathematical Modeling Improves Computed Tomography Diagnosis Of Traumatic Aortic Injury. Academic Radiology, September 2006.

PRESENTATIONS and OTHER PUBLICATIONS:
Fetzer DT, Kanal E. Radiation Dose Reduction Through Inter- and Intra-Hospital Comparison of CT Protocols and Techniques A Resident PQI Project. America Roentgen Ray Society Radiation Dose Reduction Course, Vancouver BC, April 2012.

Fetzer DT, Furlan A, Thaete L. Imaging and Obesity, Insulin Resistance, and the Metabolic Syndrome. Radiological Society of North America education poster, RSNA 2011, Chicago Il, Nov 2011.

Pio SL, Fetzer DT, Bleicher AG. Imaging of Neuropathology During Pregnancy, Labor, and the Puerperium. American Roentgen Ray Society, neuroradiology educational poster presentation, 2011. AJR 2011; 196:A226-A262

Fetzer DT, MD, Diane Strollo D, MD. Silicosis and Progressive Massive Fibrosis. American College of Radiology, Case-in-Point, May 26 2011. Online.

Fetzer DT, MD, Iclal Ocak, MD. Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis. American College of Radiology, Case-in-Point, April 13, 2011. Online.

Fetzer DT, MD, Kaya D, MD, Furlan A, MD, Bae KT, MD, PhD. Characterization of Adrenal Lesions at Single-Phase Contrast-Enhanced CT: Use of Internal Body Tissue Attenuation as a Reference. Radiological Society of North America research poster, RSNA 2010, Chicago Il, Nov 28, 2010.

Fetzer DT, MD, Furlan A, MD, Patil A, MD, Bae KT, MD, PhD. Assessment of Clot Burden in Acute Pulmonary Embolism on CTPA: Semi-quantitative Scoring Methods versus Fully-quantitative Volume Measurement. Radiological Society of North America research presentation, RSNA 2010, Chicago Il, Nov 28, 2010.

Fetzer DT, Charles Green PhD, O. Clark West MD. Mathematical Modeling Improves Computed Tomography Diagnosis Of Traumatic Aortic Injury. Association for University Radiologists 54th Annual Meeting. Austin TX, Feb. 2006.

Fetzer DT, Maria Helguera PhD. "An Ultrasonic C-Scan Imaging System: Development of Test Targets and a Protocol for System Characterization." Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science Imaging Industrial Associates Annual Meeting. Rochester Institute of Technology, May 2004.
Honors and  
Awards
RSNA Research and Education Foundation, Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award recipient, Jun 2011, Pittsburgh, PA.

RSNA Cum Laude Education Exhibit Award, 97th Annual Meeting Nov 2011, Award recipient, Chicago, IL.

American Institute of Radiologic Pathology - Best Case in Gastrointestinal Imaging, Oct 2011, Award recipient, Silver Spring, MD.

Medical Humanities Certificate; University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School;
John P. McGovern, M.D. Center for Health, Humanities, and the Human Spirit.

RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program, May 2011; Invited participant, Chicago, Il.

Memorial Award for Research in Radiology, Association for University Radiologists, April 2006; Award recipient, 54th Annual Meeting, Austin TX

NIH Summer Research Program, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, July 2005; Invited participant, Houston, TX.

Doolittle-Merrill Premedical Studies Scholarship, 2003; Award recipient

Carlson Imaging Science Scholarship, 2001 & 2003;
Award recipient
Hobbies and  
Interests
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.