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Antonio Westphalen, M.D.

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Abdominal Imaging
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Biography

Dr. Westphalen is the Section Chief of abdominal imaging at the University of Washington and UW professor of radiology.

Dr. Westphalen earned his MD degree from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil in 1995, and completed his residency from the Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil and from the Hospital Moinhos de Vento, Brazil, followed by a fellowship in Abdominal Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco in 2005. He also earned his MAS degree from the Master’s Degree Program in Clinical Research in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics from UCSF. He received his PhD from the Doctoral Degree Program in Surgical Sciences, Urology at Universidade Federal do Sul, Brazil in 2012.

Dr. Westphalen’s research interests are centered on the use of advanced imaging technologies to diagnose and treat patients with prostate cancer.

Recent Publications (via Semantic Scholar)



The impact and collateral damage of COVID-19 on prostate MRI and guided biopsy operations: Society of Abdominal Radiology Prostate Cancer Disease-Focused Panel survey analysis
D. Surasi, Xuemei Wang, T. Bathala, et al. - Published 2021 - ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY

Diagnostic Accuracy and Prognostic Value of Serial Prostate Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Men on Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer.
C. Chu, J. Cowan, P. Lonergan, et al. - Published 2021 - EUROPEAN UROLOGY ONCOLOGY

The impact and collateral damage of COVID-19 on prostate MRI and guided biopsy operations: Society of Abdominal Radiology Prostate Cancer Disease-Focused Panel survey analysis
D. Surasi, Xuemei Wang, T. Bathala, et al. - Published 2021 - ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY

The role of magnetic resonance imaging in active surveillance of prostate cancer
O. A. Alagbe, A. Westphalen, V. Muglia - Published 2021 - RADIOLOGIA BRASILEIRA

MRI-Based Prostate-Specific Antigen Density Predicts Gleason Score Upgrade in an Active Surveillance Cohort.
Samuel L. Washington, Avi S. Baskin, N. Ameli, et al. - Published 2020 - AJR. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY

Variability of the Positive Predictive Value of PI-RADS for Prostate MRI across 26 Centers: Experience of the Society of Abdominal Radiology Prostate Cancer Disease-focused Panel.
A. Westphalen, C. McCulloch, J. Anaokar, et al. - Published 2020 - RADIOLOGY

Accuracy and variation of biparametric prostate MRI reporting across a range of reader experience: The global BooMeR Study – initial results
R. Miller, J. Radtke, B. Hadaschik, et al. - Published 2020

Mutiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging Alone is Insufficient to Detect Grade Reclassification in Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer.
C. Chu, P. Lonergan, Samuel L. Washington, et al. - Published 2020 - EUROPEAN UROLOGY

Introduction to the special issue: Prostate Cancer Update
A. Westphalen - Published 2020 - ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY

PET-detected asymptomatic recurrence is associated with improved survival in recurrent cervical cancer
P. Peters, W. Pierson, L. Chen, et al. - Published 2020 - ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY