Medical Advisory Board

Elias R. Melhem, MD, PhD
Chief of Neuroradiology and Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania

Al-Mutairy A, Soliman A, Melhem ER, Hurst R, Krejza J, Al-Okaili R.
Carotid calcium scoring may correlate in males with the traditional Framingham epidemiologic risk variables for stroke.
Surg Neurol. 2008 Feb 19; [Epub ahead of print]

Lao Z, Shen D, Liu D, Jawad AF, Melhem ER, Launer LJ, Bryan RN, Davatzikos C.
Computer-assisted segmentation of white matter lesions in 3D MR images using support vector machine.
Acad Radiol. 2008 Mar;15(3):300-13.

Zhang H, Avants BB, Yushkevich PA, Woo JH, Wang S, McCluskey LF, Elman LB, Melhem ER, Gee JC.
High-dimensional spatial normalization of diffusion tensor images improves the detection of white matter differences: an example study using amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2007 Nov;26(11):1585-97.

Nucifora PG, Verma R, Lee SK, Melhem ER.
Diffusion-tensor MR imaging and tractography: exploring brain microstructure and connectivity.
Radiology. 2007 Nov;245(2):367-84. Review.

Chawla S, Wang S, Wolf RL, Woo JH, Wang J, O'Rourke DM, Judy KD, Grady MS, Melhem ER, Poptani H.
Arterial spin-labeling and MR spectroscopy in the differentiation of gliomas.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2007 Oct;28(9):1683-9. Epub 2007 Sep 24.

Whitmore RG, Krejza J, Kapoor GS, Huse J, Woo JH, Bloom S, Lopinto J, Wolf RL, Judy K, Rosenfeld MR, Biegel JA, Melhem ER, O'Rourke DM.
Prediction of oligodendroglial tumor subtype and grade using perfusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging.
J Neurosurg. 2007 Sep;107(3):600-9.

Krejza J, Rudzinski W, Pawlak MA, Tomaszewski M, Ichord R, Kwiatkowski J, Gor D, Melhem ER.
Angle-corrected imaging transcranial doppler sonography versus imaging and nonimaging transcranial doppler sonography in children with sickle cell disease.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2007 Sep;28(8):1613-8.

Lee J, Richardson SK, Melhem ER, Rook AH, Kim EJ.
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy from JC virus in a patient with advanced mycosis fungoides.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2007 Nov;57(5):893-5. Epub 2007 Aug 29.

Al-Okaili RN, Krejza J, Woo JH, Wolf RL, O'Rourke DM, Judy KD, Poptani H, Melhem ER.
Intraaxial brain masses: MR imaging-based diagnostic strategy--initial experience.
Radiology. 2007 May;243(2):539-50.

Fertikh D, Krejza J, Cunqueiro A, Danish S, Alokaili R, Melhem ER.
Discrimination of capsular stage brain abscesses from necrotic or cystic neoplasms using diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging.
J Neurosurg. 2007 Jan;106(1):76-81.

Bert RJ, Caruthers SD, Jara H, Krejza J, Melhem ER, Kolodny NH, Patz S, Freddo TF.
Demonstration of an anterior diffusional pathway for solutes in the normal human eye with high spatial resolution contrast-enhanced dynamic MR imaging.
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006 Dec;47(12):5153-62.

Al-Okaili RN, Krejza J, Wang S, Woo JH, Melhem ER.
Advanced MR imaging techniques in the diagnosis of intraaxial brain tumors in adults.
Radiographics. 2006 Oct;26 Suppl 1:S173-89. Review.

Woo JH, Henry LP, Krejza J, Melhem ER.
Detection of simulated multiple sclerosis lesions on T2-weighted and FLAIR images of the brain: observer performance.
Radiology. 2006 Oct;241(1):206-12.

Wang S, Poptani H, Bilello M, Wu X, Woo JH, Elman LB, McCluskey LF, Krejza J, Melhem ER.
Diffusion tensor imaging in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: volumetric analysis of the corticospinal tract.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2006 Jun-Jul;27(6):1234-8.

Floyd TF, Shah PN, Price CC, Harris F, Ratcliffe SJ, Acker MA, Bavaria JE, Rahmouni H, Kuersten B, Wiegers S, McGarvey ML, Woo JY, Pochettino AA, Melhem ER.
Clinically silent cerebral ischemic events after cardiac surgery: their incidence, regional vascular occurrence, and procedural dependence.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Jun;81(6):2160-6.

Wang S, Poptani H, Woo JH, Desiderio LM, Elman LB, McCluskey LF, Krejza J, Melhem ER.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: diffusion-tensor and chemical shift MR imaging at 3.0 T.
Radiology. 2006 Jun;239(3):831-8. Epub 2006 Apr 26.

Wang S, Wolf RL, Woo JH, Wang J, O'Rourke DM, Roy S, Melhem ER, Poptani H.
Actinomycotic brain infection: registered diffusion, perfusion MR imaging and MR spectroscopy.
Neuroradiology. 2006 May;48(5):346-50. Epub 2006 Apr 14.

Strouse JJ, Cox CS, Melhem ER, Lu H, Kraut MA, Razumovsky A, Yohay K, van Zijl PC, Casella JF.
Inverse correlation between cerebral blood flow measured by continuous arterial spin-labeling (CASL) MRI and neurocognitive function in children with sickle cell anemia (SCA).
Blood. 2006 Jul 1;108(1):379-81. Epub 2006 Mar 14.

Pikus L, Woo JH, Wolf RL, Herskovits EH, Moonis G, Jawad AF, Krejza J, Melhem ER.
Artificial multiple sclerosis lesions on simulated FLAIR brain MR images: echo time and observer performance in detection.
Radiology. 2006 Apr;239(1):238-45. Epub 2006 Feb 28.

Wang S, Melhem ER.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and primary lateral sclerosis: The role of diffusion tensor imaging and other advanced MR-based techniques as objective upper motor neuron markers.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Dec;1064:61-77. Review.

Wolf RL, Wang J, Wang S, Melhem ER, O'Rourke DM, Judy KD, Detre JA.
Grading of CNS neoplasms using continuous arterial spin labeled perfusion MR imaging at 3 Tesla.
J Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 Oct;22(4):475-82.

Krejza J, Kochanowicz J, Mariak Z, Lewko J, Melhem ER.
Middle cerebral artery spasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage: detection with transcranial color-coded duplex US.
Radiology. 2005 Aug;236(2):621-9.

Riedy G, Golay X, Melhem ER.
Three-dimensional isotropic contrast-enhanced MR angiography of the carotid artery using sensitivity-encoding and random elliptic centric k-space filling: technique optimization.
Neuroradiology. 2005 Sep;47(9):668-73. Epub 2005 Jul 13.

Moser HW, Raymond GV, Lu SE, Muenz LR, Moser AB, Xu J, Jones RO, Loes DJ, Melhem ER, Dubey P, Bezman L, Brereton NH, Odone A.
Follow-up of 89 asymptomatic patients with adrenoleukodystrophy treated with Lorenzo's oil.
Arch Neurol. 2005 Jul;62(7):1073-80.

Nucifora PG, Verma R, Melhem ER, Gur RE, Gur RC.
Leftward asymmetry in relative fiber density of the arcuate fasciculus.
Neuroreport. 2005 May 31;16(8):791-4.

Krejza J, Szydlik P, Liebeskind DS, Kochanowicz J, Bronov O, Mariak Z, Melhem ER.
Age and sex variability and normal reference values for the V(MCA)/V(ICA) index.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Apr;26(4):730-5.

Krejza J, Melhem ER.
Quantitative diffusion tensor imaging of the brain in young adults shows age-related structural changes in gray and white matter.
Acad Radiol. 2005 Mar;12(3):265-7.

Bert RJ, Samawareerwa R, Melhem ER.
CNS MR and CT findings associated with a clinical presentation of herpetic acute retinal necrosis and herpetic retrobulbar optic neuritis: five HIV-infected and one non-infected patients.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2004 Nov-Dec;25(10):1722-9.

Krejza J, Mariak Z, Nowacka A, Melhem ER, Babikian VL.
Influence of 17-beta-estradiol on cerebrovascular impedance during menstrual cycle in women.
J Neurol Sci. 2004 Jun 15;221(1-2):61-7.

Moonis G, Ibrahim M, Melhem ER.
Diffusion-weighted MRI in Lhermitte-Duclos disease: report of two cases.
Neuroradiology. 2004 May;46(5):351-4. Epub 2004 Apr 16.

Noguchi K, Melhem ER, Kanazawa T, Kubo M, Kuwayama N, Seto H.
Intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas: evaluation with combined 3D time-of-flight MR angiography and MR digital subtraction angiography.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2004 Jan;182(1):183-90.

Davatzikos C, Barzi A, Lawrie T, Hoon AH Jr, Melhem ER.
Correlation of corpus callosal morphometry with cognitive and motor function in periventricular leukomalacia.
Neuropediatrics. 2003 Jun;34(5):247-52.

Winrow N, Melhem ER.
Sickle cell disease and stroke in a pediatric population. Evidence-based diagnostic evaluation.
Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2003 May;13(2):185-96. Review.

Loes DJ, Fatemi A, Melhem ER, Gupte N, Bezman L, Moser HW, Raymond GV.
Analysis of MRI patterns aids prediction of progression in X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy.
Neurology. 2003 Aug 12;61(3):369-74.

Riedy G, Melhem ER.
Acute infarct of the corpus callosum: appearance on diffusion-weighted MR imaging and MR spectroscopy.
J Magn Reson Imaging. 2003 Aug;18(2):255-9.

Oguz KK, Golay X, Pizzini FB, Freer CA, Winrow N, Ichord R, Casella JF, van Zijl PC, Melhem ER.
Sickle cell disease: continuous arterial spin-labeling perfusion MR imaging in children.
Radiology. 2003 May;227(2):567-74. Epub 2003 Mar 27.

Melhem ER, Herskovits EH, Karli-Oguz K, Golay X, Hammoud DA, Fortman BJ, Munter FM, Itoh R.
Defining thresholds for changes in size of simulated T2-hyperintense brain lesions on the basis of qualitative comparisons.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003 Jan;180(1):65-9.

Eichler FS, Itoh R, Barker PB, Mori S, Garrett ES, van Zijl PC, Moser HW, Raymond GV, Melhem ER.
Proton MR spectroscopic and diffusion tensor brain MR imaging in X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy: initial experience.
Radiology. 2002 Oct;225(1):245-52.

Melhem ER.
Time-course of apparent diffusion coefficient in neonatal brain injury: the first piece of the puzzle.
Neurology. 2002 Sep 24;59(6):798-9.

Hoon AH Jr, Lawrie WT Jr, Melhem ER, Reinhardt EM, Van Zijl PC, Solaiyappan M, Jiang H, Johnston MV, Mori S.
Diffusion tensor imaging of periventricular leukomalacia shows affected sensory cortex white matter pathways.
Neurology. 2002 Sep 10;59(5):752-6.

Albayram S, Melhem ER, Mori S, Zinreich SJ, Barkovich AJ, Kinsman SL.
Holoprosencephaly in children: diffusion tensor MR imaging of white matter tracts of the brainstem--initial experience.
Radiology. 2002 Jun;223(3):645-51.

Ito R, Mori S, Melhem ER.
Diffusion tensor brain imaging and tractography.
Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2002 Feb;12(1):1-19.

Takhtani D, Melhem ER.
MR imaging in cervical spine trauma.
Clin Sports Med. 2002 Jan;21(1):49-75, vi. Review.

Mori S, Kaufmann WE, Davatzikos C, Stieltjes B, Amodei L, Fredericksen K, Pearlson GD, Melhem ER, Solaiyappan M, Raymond GV, Moser HW, van Zijl PC.
Imaging cortical association tracts in the human brain using diffusion-tensor-based axonal tracking.
Magn Reson Med. 2002 Feb;47(2):215-23.

Melhem ER, Mori S, Mukundan G, Kraut MA, Pomper MG, van Zijl PC.
Diffusion tensor MR imaging of the brain and white matter tractography.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 Jan;178(1):3-16.

Georgiades CS, Itoh R, Golay X, van Zijl PC, Melhem ER.
MR imaging of the human brain at 1.5 T: regional variations in transverse relaxation rates in the cerebral cortex.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2001 Oct;22(9):1732-7.

Golay X, Brown SJ, Itoh R, Melhem ER.
Time-resolved contrast-enhanced carotid MR angiography using sensitivity encoding (SENSE).
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2001 Sep;22(8):1615-9.

Horsk� A, Ulug AM, Melhem ER, Filippi CG, Burger PC, Edgar MA, Souweidane MM, Carson BS, Barker PB.
Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of choroid plexus tumors in children.
J Magn Reson Imaging. 2001 Jul;14(1):78-82.

Bowers DC, Krause TP, Aronson LJ, Barzi A, Burger PC, Carson BS, Weingart JD, Wharam MD, Melhem ER, Cohen KJ.
Second surgery for recurrent pilocytic astrocytoma in children.
Pediatr Neurosurg. 2001 May;34(5):229-34.

Trinh BC, Melhem ER, Barker PB.
Multi-slice proton MR spectroscopy and diffusion-weighted imaging in methylmalonic acidemia: report of two cases and review of the literature.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2001 May;22(5):831-3. Review.

Herskovits EH, Itoh R, Melhem ER.
Accuracy for detection of simulated lesions: comparison of fluid-attenuated inversion-recovery, proton density--weighted, and T2-weighted synthetic brain MR imaging.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2001 May;176(5):1313-8.

Melhem ER, Gotwald TF, Itoh R, Zinreich SJ, Moser HW.
T2 relaxation measurements in X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy performed using dual-echo fast fluid-attenuated inversion recovery MR imaging.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2001 Apr;22(4):773-6.

Baisden BL, Brat DJ, Melhem ER, Rosenblum MK, King AP, Burger PC.
Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor-like neoplasm of the septum pellucidum: a lesion often misdiagnosed as glioma: report of 10 cases.
Am J Surg Pathol. 2001 Apr;25(4):494-9.

Ito R, Melhem ER, Mori S, Eichler FS, Raymond GV, Moser HW.
Diffusion tensor brain MR imaging in X-linked cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy.
Neurology. 2001 Feb 27;56(4):544-7.

Moser HW, Loes DJ, Melhem ER, Raymond GV, Bezman L, Cox CS, Lu SE.
X-Linked adrenoleukodystrophy: overview and prognosis as a function of age and brain magnetic resonance imaging abnormality. A study involving 372 patients.
Neuropediatrics. 2000 Oct;31(5):227-39. Review.

Melhem ER, Itoh R.
Effect of T1 relaxation time on lesion contrast enhancement in flair MR imaging: a study using computer-generated brain maps.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2001 Feb;176(2):537-9.

Melhem ER, Itoh R, Folkers PJ.
Cervical spine: three-dimensional fast spin-echo MR imaging--improved recovery of longitudinal magnetization with driven equilibrium pulse.
Radiology. 2001 Jan;218(1):283-8.

Melhem ER, Itoh R, Jones L, Barker PB.
Diffusion tensor MR imaging of the brain: effect of diffusion weighting on trace and anisotropy measurements.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2000 Nov-Dec;21(10):1813-20.

Itoh R, Melhem ER, Folkers PJ.
Diffusion-tensor MR imaging of the human brain with gradient- and spin-echo readout: technical note.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2000 Oct;21(9):1591-5.

Hoon AH Jr, Melhem ER.
Neuroimaging: applications in disorders of early brain development.
J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2000 Aug;21(4):291-302. Review.

Takhtani D, Melhem ER.
MR imaging in cervical spine trauma.
Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2000 Aug;8(3):615-34. Review.

Melhem ER.
Technical challenges in MR imaging of the cervical spine and cord.
Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2000 Aug;8(3):435-52. Review.

Tello R, Mitchell PJ, Melhem ER, Witte D, Thomson KR.
Interventional catheter magnetic resonance angiography with a conventional 1.5-T magnet: work in progress.
Australas Radiol. 1999 Nov;43(4):435-9.

Mehta NR, Jones L, Kraut MA, Melhem ER.
Physiologic variations in dural venous sinus flow on phase-contrast MR imaging.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2000 Jul;175(1):221-5.

Takhtani D, Melhem ER, Carson BS.
A heterotopic cerebellum presenting as a suprasellar mass with associated nasopharyngeal teratoma.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2000 Jun-Jul;21(6):1119-21.

Melhem ER, Serfaty JM, Jones L, Itoh R, Kuszyk BS, Martin JB, Gailloud P, Murphy KP, Rufenacht DA.
Contrast-enhanced MR angiography: the effects of k-space truncation on luminal representation in a carotid artery phantom model.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2000 Jun-Jul;21(6):1028-31.

Melhem ER, Loes DJ, Georgiades CS, Raymond GV, Moser HW.
X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy: the role of contrast-enhanced MR imaging in predicting disease progression.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2000 May;21(5):839-44.

Krejza J, Mariak Z, Melhem ER, Bert RJ.
A guide to the identification of major cerebral arteries with transcranial color Doppler sonography.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2000 May;174(5):1297-303.

Bowers DC, Georgiades C, Aronson LJ, Carson BS, Weingart JD, Wharam MD, Melhem ER, Burger PC, Cohen KJ.
Tectal gliomas: natural history of an indolent lesion in pediatric patients.
Pediatr Neurosurg. 2000 Jan;32(1):24-9.

Melhem ER, Bert RJ, Faddoul SG.
Cervical spondylosis: contrast-enhanced magnetization transfer prepulsed 3D turbo field echo MR imaging.
J Magn Reson Imaging. 2000 Mar;11(3):294-8.

Panigrahy A, Caruthers SD, Krejza J, Barnes PD, Faddoul SG, Sleeper LA, Melhem ER.
Registration of three-dimensional MR and CT studies of the cervical spine.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2000 Feb;21(2):282-9.

Melhem ER, Hoon AH Jr, Ferrucci JT Jr, Quinn CB, Reinhardt EM, Demetrides SW, Freeman BM, Johnston MV.
Periventricular leukomalacia: relationship between lateral ventricular volume on brain MR images and severity of cognitive and motor impairment.
Radiology. 2000 Jan;214(1):199-204.

Melhem ER, Barker PB, Raymond GV, Moser HW.
X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy in children: review of genetic, clinical, and MR imaging characteristics.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1999 Dec;173(6):1575-81. Review.

Melhem ER, Mehta NR.
Dynamic T1-weighted spin-echo MR imaging: the role of digital subtraction in the demonstration of enhancing brain lesions.
J Magn Reson Imaging. 1999 Apr;9(4):503-8.

Jara H, Yu BC, Caruthers SD, Melhem ER, Yucel EK.
Voxel sensitivity function description of flow-induced signal loss in MR imaging: implications for black-blood MR angiography with turbo spin-echo sequences.
Magn Reson Med. 1999 Mar;41(3):575-90.

Melhem ER, Caruthers SD, Faddoul SG, Tello R, Jara H.
Use of three-dimensional MR angiography for tracking a contrast bolus in the carotid artery.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1999 Feb;20(2):263-6.

Bert RJ, Antonacci VP, Berman L, Melhem ER.
Polyarteritis nodosa presenting as temporal arteritis in a 9-year-old child.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1999 Jan;20(1):167-71.

Adams JG, Melhem ER.
Clinical usefulness of T2-weighted fluid-attenuated inversion recovery MR imaging of the CNS.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1999 Feb;172(2):529-36.

Melhem ER, Shakir H, Bakthavachalam S, MacDonald CB, Gira J, Caruthers SD, Jara H.
Inner ear volumetric measurements using high-resolution 3D T2-weighted fast spin-echo MR imaging: initial experience in healthy subjects. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1998 Nov-Dec;19(10):1819-22.

Yu BC, Jara H, Melhem ER, Caruthers SD, Yucel EK.
Black-blood MR angiography with GRASE: measurement of flow-induced signal attenuation.
J Magn Reson Imaging. 1998 Nov-Dec;8(6):1334-7.

Melhem ER, Whitehead RE, Bert RJ, Caruthers SD.
MR imaging of the hippocampus: measurement of T2 with four dual-echo techniques.
Radiology. 1998 Nov;209(2):551-5.

Whitehead RE, MacDonald CB, Melhem ER, McMahon L.
Spontaneous labyrinthine hemorrhage in sickle cell disease.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1998 Sep;19(8):1437-40.

Bauer PW, MacDonald CB, Melhem ER.
Congenital inner ear malformation.
Am J Otol. 1998 Sep;19(5):669-70.

Melhem ER, Bert RJ, Walker RE.
Usefulness of optimized gadolinium-enhanced fast fluid-attenuated inversion recovery MR imaging in revealing lesions of the brain.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Sep;171(3):803-7.

Melhem ER, Patel RT, Whitehead RE, Bhatia RG, Rockwell DT, Jara H.
MR imaging of hemorrhagic brain lesions: a comparison of dual-echo gradient- and spin-echo and fast spin-echo techniques.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Sep;171(3):797-802.

Melhem ER, Caruthers SD, Jara H.
Cervical spine: three-dimensional MR imaging with magnetization transfer prepulsed turbo field echo techniques.
Radiology. 1998 Jun;207(3):815-21.

Powsner RA, O'Tuama LA, Jabre A, Melhem ER.
SPECT imaging in cerebral vasospasm following subarachnoid hemorrhage.
J Nucl Med. 1998 May;39(5):765-9.

Whitehead RE, Melhem ER, Kasznica J, Eustace S.
Telangiectatic osteosarcoma of the skull base.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1998 Apr;19(4):754-7.

Jara H, Barish MA, Yucel EK, Melhem ER, Hussain S, Ferrucci JT.
MR hydrography: theory and practice of static fluid imaging.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Apr;170(4):873-82. Review.

Eustace S, Jara H, Goldberg R, Fenlon H, Mason M, Melhem ER, Yucel EK.
A comparison of conventional spin-echo and turbo spin-echo imaging of soft tissues adjacent to orthopedic hardware.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Feb;170(2):455-8.

Melhem ER, Poon EK, Weinreich DM, Martinez RD, Gazit IE.
Comparison of 2D- and 3DFT multiple overlapping thin-slab acquisition TOF MR angiography in carotid disease.
J Neuroimaging. 1998 Jan;8(1):3-7.

Rockwell DT, Melhem ER, Bhatia RG.
GRASE (gradient- and spin-echo) MR of the brain.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1997 Nov-Dec;18(10):1923-8.

Eustace S, Tello R, DeCarvalho V, Carey J, Wroblicka JT, Melhem ER, Yucel EK.
A comparison of whole-body turboSTIR MR imaging and planar 99mTc-methylene diphosphonate scintigraphy in the examination of patients with suspected skeletal metastases.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Dec;169(6):1655-61.

Melhem ER, Jara H, Shakir H, Gagliano TA.
Fast inversion-recovery MR: the effect of hybrid RARE readout on the null points of fat and cerebrospinal fluid.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1997 Oct;18(9):1627-33.

Melhem ER, Jara H, Yucel EK.
Black blood MR angiography using multislab three-dimensional TI-weighted turbo spin-echo technique: imaging of intracranial circulation.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Nov;169(5):1418-20.

Melhem ER, Jara H, Eustace S.
Fluid-attenuated inversion recovery MR imaging: identification of protein concentration thresholds for CSF hyperintensity.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Sep;169(3):859-62.

Eustace S, Goldberg R, Williamson D, Melhem ER, Oladipo O, Yucel EK, Jara H.
MR imaging of soft tissues adjacent to orthopaedic hardware: techniques to minimize susceptibility artefact.
Clin Radiol. 1997 Aug;52(8):589-94. Review.

MacDonald CB, Melhem ER.
An approach to imaging the dizzy patient.
J Neuroimaging. 1997 Jul;7(3):180-6.

Melhem ER, Guidone PL, Jara H, Yucel EK.
Improved contrast of enhancing brain lesions using contrast-enhanced T1-weighted fast spin-echo MR imaging.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Apr;168(4):1091-5.

Melhem ER, Israel DA, Eustace S, Jara H.
MR of the spine with a fast T1-weighted fluid-attenuated inversion recovery sequence.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1997 Mar;18(3):447-54.

Melhem ER, Jara H, Yucel EK.
Multislice T1-weighted hybrid RARE in CNS imaging: assessment of magnetization transfer effects and artifacts.
J Magn Reson Imaging. 1996 Nov-Dec;6(6):903-8.

Melhem ER.
Tethered cord and associated anomalies in children and infants with imperforate anus: evaluation with MR imaging and plain radiography.
Radiology. 1996 Aug;200(2):318-9.

Melhem ER, Benson ML, Beauchamp NJ, Lee RR.
Cervical spondylosis: three-dimensional gradient-echo MR with magnetization transfer.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1996 Apr;17(4):705-11.

Melhem ER, Breiter SN, Ulug AM, Raymond GV, Moser HW.
Improved tissue characterization in adrenoleukodystrophy using magnetization transfer imaging.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1996 Mar;166(3):689-95.

Melhem ER, Oliverio PJ, Benson ML, Leopold DA, Zinreich SJ.
Optimal CT evaluation for functional endoscopic sinus surgery.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1996 Jan;17(1):181-8.

Melhem ER, Hruban RH, Fishman EK.
Case report 852. Periosteal osteosarcoma of femur.
Skeletal Radiol. 1994 Jul;23(5):401-3.

Melhem ER, Wang H.
Intramedullary spinal cord tuberculoma in a patient with AIDS.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1992 May-Jun;13(3):986-8.

Melhem ER.
Radiology corner. Neuromuscular disorder.
Dysphagia. 1991;6(1):51-2.