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Amer Shammas

TitleRadiologist
InstitutionThe Hospital for Sick Children
DepartmentDiagnostic Imaging
Address555 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 1X8
Phone416-813-1500
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    1. Elmanzalawy A, Vali R, Chavhan GB, Gupta AA, Omarkhail Y, Amirabadi A, Shammas A. The impact of 18F-FDG PET on initial staging and therapy planning of pediatric soft-tissue sarcoma patients. Pediatr Radiol. 2019 Oct 18. PMID: 31628508.
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    2. Vali R, Ghandourah H, Charron M, Nezhad KV, Omarkhail Y, Khazaee A, Shammas A, Dell SD. Evaluation of the pulmonary radioaerosol mucociliary clearance scan as an adjunctive test for the diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia in children. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2019 Sep 12. PMID: 31512814.
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    3. Kohli ML, Vali R, Amirabadi A, Frankfurter CA, Nateghi A, Marie E, Shammas A. Procedural pain reduction strategies in paediatric nuclear medicine. Pediatr Radiol. 2019 Sep; 49(10):1362-1367. PMID: 31317242.
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    4. Geerlinks A, Keis J, Ngan B, Shammas A, Vali R, Hitzler J. Unusual lymphoid malignancy and treatment response in two children with Down syndrome. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 Sep; 66(9):e27822. PMID: 31136091.
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    5. Vali R, Bakkari A, Marie E, Kousha M, Charron M, Shammas A. Correction to: FDG uptake in cervical lymph nodes in children without head and neck cancer. Pediatr Radiol. 2018 03; 48(3):453. PMID: 29234851.
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    6. Alexander N, Vali R, Ahmadzadehfar H, Shammas A, Baruchel S. Review: The Role of Radiolabeled DOTA-Conjugated Peptides for Imaging and Treatment of Childhood Neuroblastoma. Curr Radiopharm. 2018; 11(1):14-21. PMID: 29243585.
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    7. Zhang L, Vines DC, Scollard DA, McKee T, Komal T, Ganguly M, Do T, Wu B, Alexander N, Vali R, Shammas A, Besanger T, Baruchel S. Correlation of Somatostatin Receptor-2 Expression with Gallium-68-DOTA-TATE Uptake in Neuroblastoma Xenograft Models. Contrast Media Mol Imaging. 2017; 2017:9481276. PMID: 29097943.
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    8. Hart A, Vali R, Marie E, Shaikh F, Shammas A. The clinical impact of 18F-FDG PET/CT in extracranial pediatric germ cell tumors. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Oct; 47(11):1508-1513. PMID: 28664453.
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    9. Vali R, Bakkari A, Marie E, Kousha M, Charron M, Shammas A. FDG uptake in cervical lymph nodes in children without head and neck cancer. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 06; 47(7):860-867. PMID: 28357549.
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    10. Nihayah S, Shammas A, Vali R, Parra D, Alexander S, Amaral J, Connolly B. Correlation of PET/CT and Image-Guided Biopsies of Pediatric Malignancies. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Mar; 208(3):656-662. PMID: 28026209.
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    11. Shammas A, Doria AS, Amirabadi A, Gahunia H, Jong R, Charron M, Moineddin R, Metser U. Pilot study on 18 F-FDG PET/CT for detection of inflammatory changes in blood-induced knee arthropathy in a rabbit model. Haemophilia. 2017 Jan; 23(1):e25-e32. PMID: 27762081.
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    12. Mostafa M, Vali R, Chan J, Omarkhail Y, Shammas A. Variants and pitfalls on radioiodine scans in pediatric patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Oct; 46(11):1579-89. PMID: 27488505.
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    13. Costantini DL, Vali R, McQuattie S, Chan J, Punnett A, Weitzman S, Shammas A, Charron M. A Pilot Study of 18F-FLT PET/CT in Pediatric Lymphoma. Int J Mol Imaging. 2016; 2016:6045894. PMID: 27313888.
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    14. Avila ML, Pullenayegum E, Shammas A, Brandão LR. An evidence-based perspective on warfarin and the growing bone: response to Sugiyama et al. Osteoporos Int. 2016 09; 27(9):2885-2886. PMID: 27091740.
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    15. Grunebaum E, Kim VH, Somers GR, Shammas A, Roifman CM. Bone marrow transplantation for monoallelic signal transducer and activator of transcription 1 deficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 08; 138(2):612-615.e1. PMID: 27061251.
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    16. Avila ML, Pullenayegum E, Williams S, Shammas A, Stimec J, Sochett E, Marr K, Brandão LR. Timing of low bone mineral density and predictors of bone mineral density trajectory in children on long-term warfarin: a longitudinal study. Osteoporos Int. 2016 Apr; 27(4):1547-1557. PMID: 26572757.
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    17. Vali R, Punnett A, Bajno L, Moineddin R, Shammas A. The value of 18F-FDG PET in pediatric patients with post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder at initial diagnosis. Pediatr Transplant. 2015 Dec; 19(8):932-9. PMID: 26515450.
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    18. Vali R, Daneman A, McQuattie S, Shammas A. The value of repeat scintigraphy in patients with a high clinical suspicion for Meckel diverticulum after a negative or equivocal first Meckel scan. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Sep; 45(10):1506-14. PMID: 25846077.
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    19. Vali R, Ranson M, Harvey E, Shammas A. False-positive In-111 DTPA octreotide scintigraphy in bilateral tibial insufficiency fracture. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Jan; 45(1):129-32. PMID: 24903660.
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    20. El Zein M, Vali R, Charron M, Manson D, Perlman K, Shammas A. Neuroendocrine tumor in liver with positive ACTH receptor: a case report. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Jan; 36(1):e1-4. PMID: 23528909.
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    21. Shammas A, Vali R, Charron M. Pediatric nuclear medicine in acute care. Semin Nucl Med. 2013 Mar; 43(2):139-56. PMID: 23414829.
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    22. Gibson P, Shammas A, Cada M, Licht C, Gupta AA. The role of Tc-99m-DTPA nuclear medicine GFR studies in pediatric solid tumor patients. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Mar; 35(2):108-11. PMID: 22767127.
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    23. Parra DA, Chavhan GB, Shammas A, John PR. Computed tomography angiography in acute gastrointestinal and intra-abdominal bleeding in children: preliminary experience. Can Assoc Radiol J. 2013 Nov; 64(4):345-50. PMID: 23433953.
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    24. Widjaja E, Shammas A, Vali R, Otsubo H, Ochi A, Snead OC, Go C, Charron M. FDG-PET and magnetoencephalography in presurgical workup of children with localization-related nonlesional epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2013 Apr; 54(4):691-9. PMID: 23398491.
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    25. Amin R, Charron M, Grinblat L, Shammas A, Grasemann H, Graniel K, Ciet P, Tiddens H, Ratjen F. Cystic fibrosis: detecting changes in airway inflammation with FDG PET/CT. Radiology. 2012 Sep; 264(3):868-75. PMID: 22829680.
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    26. Parida L, Morrisson GT, Shammas A, Hossain AK, McCarville MB, Gerstle JT, Charron M, Rao BN, Shulkin BL. Role of lymphoscintigraphy and sentinel lymph node biopsy in the management of pediatric melanoma and sarcoma. Pediatr Surg Int. 2012 Jun; 28(6):571-8. PMID: 22526545.
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    27. Gupta P, Babyn PS, Shammas A, Miller SF. Brown fat distribution in the chest wall of infants-normal appearance, distribution and evolution on CT scans of the chest. Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Aug; 41(8):1020-7. PMID: 21643687.
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    28. Hong TS, Shammas A, Charron M, Zukotynski KA, Drubach LA, Lim R. Brown adipose tissue 18F-FDG uptake in pediatric PET/CT imaging. Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Jun; 41(6):759-68. PMID: 21161205.
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    29. Hong TS, Shammas A, Navarro OM, Punnett A. Osteonecrosis in an adolescent with non-Hodgkin lymphoma resembling a new metastatic lesion on (18)F-FDG PET/CT. Pediatr Radiol. 2010 Dec; 40 Suppl 1:S27-9. PMID: 20821003.
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    30. Shammas A. Nuclear medicine imaging of the pediatric musculoskeletal system. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2009 Sep; 13(3):159-80. PMID: 19724988.
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    31. Shammas A, Lim R, Charron M. Pediatric FDG PET/CT: physiologic uptake, normal variants, and benign conditions. Radiographics. 2009 Sep-Oct; 29(5):1467-86. PMID: 19755606.
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    32. Shammas A, Degirmenci B, Mountz JM, McCook BM, Branstetter B, Bencherif B, Bencherif BB, Joyce JM, Carty SE, Kuffner HA, Avril N. 18F-FDG PET/CT in patients with suspected recurrent or metastatic well-differentiated thyroid cancer. J Nucl Med. 2007 Feb; 48(2):221-6. PMID: 17268018.
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