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Antonio Westphalen, M.D.

Radiologist

Clinics

Prostate Cancer Center
1600 Divisadero St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7171
Fax: (415) 353-7093

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More about Antonio Westphalen

Additional Languages

Portuguese

Education

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) 1995

Residencies

Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul, Radiology 1999
Hospital Moinhos de Vento, Radiology 2001

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Radiology 2005

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Anwar M, Westphalen AC, Jung AJ, Noworolski SM, Simko JP, Kurhanewicz J, Roach M, Carroll PR, Coakley FV. Role of endorectal MR imaging and MR spectroscopic imaging in defining treatable intraprostatic tumor foci in prostate cancer: Quantitative analysis of imaging contour compared to whole-mount histopathology. Radiother Oncol. 2014 Jan 17.
  2. Westphalen AC, Rosenkrantz AB. Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS): Reflections on Early Experience With a Standardized Interpretation Scheme for Multiparametric Prostate MRI. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Jan; 202(1):121-3.
  3. Zhang VY, Westphalen A, Delos Santos L, Tabatabai ZL, Shinohara K, Vigneron DB, Kurhanewicz J. The role of metabolic imaging in radiation therapy of prostate cancer. NMR Biomed. 2014 Jan; 27(1):100-11.
  4. Wang W, Wang ZJ, Webb EM, Westphalen AC, Gross AJ, Yeh BM. Omental infarction preceded by anatomically upturned omentum. Clin Imaging. 2013 Nov-Dec; 37(6):1125-7.
  5. Ellis S, Rieke V, Kohi M, Westphalen AC. Clinical applications for magnetic resonance guided high intensity focused ultrasound (MRgHIFU): present and future. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2013 Aug; 57(4):391-9.
  6. Leitao C, Peixoto E, Westphalen A, Mireles-Zavala L, Lauriola V, Bernetti K, Corrales A, Ricordi C, Alejandro R. Liver Fat Accumulation after Islet Transplantation and Graft Survival. Cell Transplant. 2013 Jun 25.
  7. Chang ST, Westphalen AC, Jha P, Jung AJ, Carroll PR, Kurhanewicz J, Coakley FV. Endorectal MRI and MR spectroscopic imaging of prostate cancer: Developing selection criteria for MR-guided focal therapy. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Mar; 39(3):519-25.
  8. Olorunsola OG, Kohi MP, Fidelman N, Westphalen AC, Kolli PK, Taylor AG, Gordon RL, LaBerge JM, Kerlan RK. Caval penetration by retrievable inferior vena cava filters: a retrospective comparison of Option and Günther Tulip filters. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2013 Apr; 24(4):566-71.
  9. Webb EM, Wang ZJ, Westphalen AC, Nakakura EK, Coakley FV, Yeh BM. Can CT features differentiate between inferior vena cava leiomyosarcomas and primary retroperitoneal masses? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Jan; 200(1):205-9.
  10. Jung AJ, Westphalen AC. Imaging prostate cancer. Radiol Clin North Am. 2012 Nov; 50(6):1043-59.
  11. Sai V, Rakow-Penner R, Yeh BM, Coakley FV, Westphalen AC, Webb EM, Wang ZJ. Renal cyst pseudoenhancement at 16- and 64-dector row MDCT. Clin Imaging. 2013 May-Jun; 37(3):520-5.
  12. Nakano Junqueira VC, Zogbi O, Cologna A, Dos Reis RB, Tucci S, Reis LO, Westphalen AC, Muglia VF. Is a visible (hypoechoic) lesion at biopsy an independent predictor of prostate cancer outcome? Ultrasound Med Biol. 2012 Oct; 38(10):1689-94.
  13. Jung AJ, Coakley FV, Shinohara K, Carroll PR, Kurhanewicz J, Cowan JE, Westphalen AC. Local staging of prostate cancer: comparative accuracy of T2-weighted endorectal MR imaging and transrectal ultrasound. Clin Imaging. 2012 Sep-Oct; 36(5):547-52.
  14. Sai VF, Velayos F, Neuhaus J, Westphalen AC. Colonoscopy after CT diagnosis of diverticulitis to exclude colon cancer: a systematic literature review. Radiology. 2012 May; 263(2):383-90.
  15. Westphalen AC, Reed GD, Vinh PP, Sotto C, Vigneron DB, Kurhanewicz J. Multiparametric 3T endorectal mri after external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Aug; 36(2):430-7.
  16. Arrayeh E, Westphalen AC, Kurhanewicz J, Roach M, Jung AJ, Carroll PR, Coakley FV. Does local recurrence of prostate cancer after radiation therapy occur at the site of primary tumor? Results of a longitudinal MRI and MRSI study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Apr 1; 82(5):e787-93.
  17. Liu YI, Jha P, Wang ZJ, Yeh BM, Poder L, Westphalen AC, Coakley FV. Abdominal complications of chemotherapy: findings at computed tomography. Clin Imaging. 2012 Jan-Feb; 36(1):54-60.
  18. Westphalen AC. Diagnosis of renal angiomyolipoma with CT hounsfield unit thresholds. Radiology. 2012 Jan; 262(1):370-1; author reply 371-2.
  19. Muglia VF, Westphalen AC, Wang ZJ, Kurhanewicz J, Carroll PR, Coakley FV. Endorectal MRI of prostate cancer: incremental prognostic importance of gross locally advanced disease. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Dec; 197(6):1369-74.
  20. Ordovás KG, Newman TB, Westphalen AC. Predicting major coronary events with coronary calcium scoring and coronary CT angiography. Radiology. 2011 Nov; 261(2):661-2; author reply 662-3.

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