Profile Detail

Nikhil Amesur, MD

Professor of Radiology

Interest (in 3 to 10 words):

Medical / Graduate School Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital
Clinical / Post-doctoral Fellowship Vascular & Interventional Radiology,
University of Pittsburgh
Current Society of Interventional Radiology
Radiological Society of North America
Society of Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology
& Programs
Clinical Interest Interventional Oncology

Venous Access

Liver Diseases

Small Bowel & Multi-Visceral Transplantation
Research Interest Interventional Oncology

Venous Access

Liver Diseases

Small Bowel & Multi-Visceral Transplantation
Selected Publications   Amesur NB, Zajko AB, Orons PD, Makaroun MS. Endovascular treatment of iliac limb stenoses or occlusions in 31 patients treated with the Ancure endograft. JVIR 2000; 11:421-428.

Ebied OM, Federle MP, Carr BI, Pealer KM, Li W, Amesur NB, Zajko AB. Evaluation of responses to chemoembolization in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma. Cancer 2003; 97(4):1042-50.

Amesur NB, Orons PD, Iacono AT. Interventional techniques in the management of airway complications following lung transplantation. Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2004; 4: 283-295.

Bienert M, McCook B, Carr BI, Geller DA, Sheetz M, Amesur N, Avril N. Sequential FDG PET/CT in 90Y microsphere treatment of unresectable colorectal liver metastases. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging 2005 (Jun); 32(6):723.

Bienert M, McCook B, Carr BI, Geller DA, Sheetz M, Tutor C, Amesur N, Avril N. 90Y microsphere treatment of unresectable liver metastases: changes in 18F-FDG uptake and tumour size on PET/CT. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging 2005(Jul); 32(7):778-787.

Amesur NB, Zajko AB. Interventional radiology in liver transplantation. Liver Transplantation 2006; 12:330-351.

Cannon GM Jr*, Amesur NB, Averch TD. Renal pseudoaneurysm following percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Can J Urol. 2006 Feb;13(1):2984-2987.

Chang WM*, Amesur NB, Klatzky RL, Zajko AB, Stetten GD. Vascular Access: Comparison of US Guidance with the Sonic Flashlight and Conventional US in Phantoms. Radiology 2006 Dec; (3): 771-779.

Amesur NB, Zajko AB, Carr BI. Links Chemo-embolization for Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Different Sizes of Embolization Particles. (Epub 2007 Nov 29). Dig Dis Sci. 2008 May;53(5):1400-4.

Galhotra S*, Amesur NB, Zajko AB, Simmons RL. Migration of the Gnther Tulip inferior vena cava filter to the chest. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2007 Dec;18(12):1581-5.

Heckman JT*, DeVera MB. Marsh JW, Fontes P, Amesur NB, Holloway SE, Nalesnik M, Geller DA, Steel JL & Gamblin TC. Bridging Locoregional Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Prior to Liver Transplantation. Ann Surg Oncol. (Epub 2008 Aug 12) 2008 Nov;15(11):3169-77.

Amesur N, Hammond JS, Geller DA, Zajko AB, Gamblin TC. Management of Unresectable Symptomatic Focal Nodular Hyperplasia by Arterial Embolization. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2009 Apr;20(4):543-7.

Wang D*, Amesur N, Shukla G, Bayless A, Weiser D, Scharl A, Mockel D, Banks C, Mandella B, Klatzky R, Stetten G. Peripherally inserted central catheter placement with the sonic flashlight: initial clinical trial by nurses. J Ultrasound Med. 2009 May;28(5):651-6.

Amesur NB, Wang DC, Chang W, Weiser D, Klatzky R, Shukla G, Stetten GD. Peripherally inserted central catheter placement using the Sonic Flashlight. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2009 Oct;20(10):1380-3. Epub 2009 Aug 21.

Ott LK, Hravnak M, Clark S, Amesur NB. Describing Patient Instability, Emergency Response and Outcomes in the Radiology Department: A Pilot Study. Accepted for publication in American Journal of Critical Care 2011.

Nace GW, Steel JL, Amesur N, Zajko A, Nastasi BE, Joyce J, Sheetz M, Gamblin TC. Yttrium-90 Radioembolization for Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases: A Single Institution Experience, International Journal of Surgical Oncology, vol. 2011, Article ID 571261, 9 pages, 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/571261

Sakai T, Matsusaki T, Abu-Elmagd K, Amesur N, Thaete FL, Zak MF, Aggarwal S. The role of ultrasonography in determining central venous patency in patients undergoing bowel transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2011, Sep 29. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-0012.2011.01533.x. [Epub ahead of print].

Mehta AS*, Amesur NB. A Newly Identified Variant of the Right Hepatic Artery. Accepted for publication in Clinical Anatomy, 2011.
Honors and  
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.