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Cynthia Britton, MD

Clinical Professor

Interest (in 3 to 10 words):

Education The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, MD, 1983.

The University of Pittsburgh, Radiology Residency, 1987.
University of Pittsburgh
Medical / Graduate School Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine
Residency University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Clinical / Post-doctoral Fellowship University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Current American Roentgen Ray Society 1987-present
Association of University Radiologists 1987-present
Radiological Society of North America 1987-present
Skeletal Society of Radiology 1997-present
& Programs
Clinical Interest 1. Biomechanics of Sports Injuries.

2. Imaging of hand transplantation.
Research Interest 1. High Resolution UTE Cartilage Imaging at 3T.

2. Fracture healing in patients undergoing biphosphonate treatment.
Selected Publications   Greenspan SL, Wagner J, Nelson JB, Perera S, Britton CA, Resnick NM. Vertebral fractures and trabecular microstructure in men with prostate cancer on androgen deprivation therapy. J Bone Miner RE.2012 September 18,1771 [Epub ahead of print].

Robertson DD, Britton CA, Latona CR, Armfield DA, Walker PS, Maloney WJ. Hip biomechanics: importance to functional imaging. Sem Musculo Radiol; 7(1):27-41, 2003.

Huang LF, Rubin DA, Britton CA. Greater tuberosity changes as revealed by radiography: lack of clinical usefulness in patients with rotator cuff disease. AJR; 172:1381-1388, 1999.

Rubin DA, Kettering JM, Towers JD, Britton CA. MR imaging of knees having isolated and combined ligament injuries. AJR; 170:1207-1213, 1998.

Rubin DA, Tishkoff NW, Britton CA, Conti SF, Towers JD. Anterolateral soft tissue impingement in the ankle: diagnosis using MR imaging. AJR;169:829-835, 1997.

Rubin DA, Britton CA, Towers JD, Harner CD. Are MR imaging signs of meniscocapsular separation valid? Radiology; 201:829-836, 1996.

Britton CA, et al. Subjective quality assessment of computed radiography hand images. Journal of Digital Imaging; 9:21-24, 1996.

Berger RA, Steel MJ, Schleiden M, Britton CA, Crossett LS, Rubash HE. Determination of femoral component rotation in total knee arthroplasty using computerized tomography. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol. 17(3), 1993.
Honors and  
1. RSNA Certificate of Merit, November 2011.
Astor WM, Britton CA, Hughes MA, Tung, K, Petropoulou KA. Anatomic Variants of the Vertebral Column: A Pictorial Review.
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.