Radiology Personnel

Manuela Matesan, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Nuclear Medicine


Dr. Manuela Matesan joined the faculty in 2012 as an acting assistant professor at University of Washington in the Department of Radiology. She is a specialist in nuclear medicine with fellowships in PET/CT and hybrid imaging. She devotes her work to clinical activity, teaching and research in the Division of Nuclear Medicine.

Recent Publications

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Calciphylaxis on bone scan: correlation between molecular and cross-sectional findings
Itani M., Matesan M., Behnia S., Elojeimy S.
Radiology Case Reports. 2017 Mar:175-178

Potential value of FDG PET-CT in diagnosis and follow-up of TAFRO syndrome
Behnia F., Elojeimy S., Matesan M., Fajgenbaum D.
Annals of Hematology. 2017 Mar:497-500

Cerebral Parenchymal Photopenia on FDG-PET/CT Reflecting Vasogenic Edema Due to Leptomeningeal Metastasis in Breast Cancer
Ishiyama M., Matesan M.
Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2017 Feb

Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension With Site of Leak Detected Only After 111In-DTPA Cisternogram
Parsian S., Matesan M., Kumbhar S., Lewis D.
Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2017 Jan

Biliary Leak in the Postsurgical Abdomen: A Primer to HIDA Scan Interpretation
Matesan M., Bermo M., Cruite I., Shih C., Elojeimy S., Behnia F., Lewis D., Vesselle H.
Seminars in Nuclear Medicine. 2017 Jan

Hepatic lesions in a cirrhotic liver: Primary or metastases?
Mannelli L., Monti S., Grieco V., Matesan M.
Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology. 2017 Jan:322-324

The Role of Pulmonary Scintigraphy in the Evaluation of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
Itani M., Matesan M., Ahuja J., Bermo M., Habib A., Goiney C., Krieger E., Vesselle H.
Seminars in Nuclear Medicine. 2017 Jan

Assessment of functional liver reserve: Old and new in 99mTc-sulfur colloid scintigraphy
Matesan M., Bowen S., Chapman T., Miyaoka R., Velez J., Wanner M., Nyflot M., Apisarnthanarax S., Vesselle H.
Nuclear Medicine Communications. 2017 Jan:577-586

123I-FP-CIT and 99mTc-HMPAO in Pathologically Confirmed Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Matesan M., Elojeimy S., Minoshima S.
Clinical nuclear medicine. 2016 Dec:e514-e516

SPECT/CT bone scintigraphy to evaluate low back pain in young athletes: Common and uncommon etiologies
Matesan M., Behnia F., Bermo M., Vesselle H.
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research. 2016 Jul