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Ross Ristagno, MD

  • M D: University of Michigan
  • BS: University of Michigan

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Subspecialty Certification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology American Board of Radiology, 2015
  • Subspecialty Certification in Pulmonary Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine1986 (lifetime)
  • Subspecialty Certification in Critical Care Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine, 2009
  • Specialty Certification in Internal Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine1983 (lifetime)
  • Specialty Certification in Diagnostic Radiology American Board of Radiology Specialty Certification in Diagnostic Radiology, 2015
  • Nuclear Medicine Authorized User of Yttrium-90 (TheraSphere®, SIR-Spheres®) 2008-present
  • ACLS Provider 2011
  • Ohio Medical License1983-present
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Starnes SL, Wolujewicz M, Guitron J, Williams V, Scheler J, Ristagno R 2018. Radiotracer localization of nonpalpable pulmonary nodules: A single-center experience J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 156 5, 1986

Dhar VK, Sutton JM, Xia BT, Levinsky NC, Wilson GC, Smith M, Choe KA, Moulton J, Vu D, Ristagno R, Sussman JJ, Edwards MJ, Abbott DE, Ahmad SA. 2017. Fistulojejunostomy Versus Distal Pancreatectomy for the Management of the Disconnected Pancreas Remnant Following Necrotizing Pancreatitis. J Gastrointest Surg, 21 7, 1121

Kim Y, Stahl CC, Makramalla A, Olowokure OO, Ristagno RL, Dhar VK, Schoech MR, Chadalavada S, Latif T, Kharofa J, Bari K, Shah SA. 2017. Downstaging therapy followed by liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma beyond Milan criteria. Surgery, 162 6, 1250

Makramalla A, Itri JN, Choe KA, Ristagno RL. 2016. Transarterial Therapies for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Semin Roentgenol, 51 2, 95

Stahl CC, Moulton J, Vu D, Ristagno R, Choe K, Sussman JJ, Shah SA, Ahmad SA, Abbott DE. 2015. Routine use of U-tube drainage for necrotizing pancreatitis: a step toward less morbidity and resource utilization. Surgery, 158 4, 919

McDaniel JD, Kukreja K, Ristagno RL, Yazigi N, Nathan JD, Tiao G. 2013. Radiofrequency ablation of a large hepatic adenoma in a child. J Pediatr Surg, 48 6, E19

Rezaei A, Vu DN, Ristagno R, Aeron G 2010. Internal jugular vein access, a faster, safer approach to perform diagnostic and maintenance procedures in dialysis shunts. J Vasc Interv Radiol, 21 , S119

Rezaei A, Vu DN, Ristagno R, Aeron G 2010. Interventional treatment of post cholecystectomy complications, a second look. Vasc Interv Radiol , 21 , S120.

Ristagno R, Rahim K, Moulton JS, Boshell H, Rezaei A, Vu DN 2010. Retroperitoneal hemorrhage: An organized approach to differential diagnosis, inquiry for the bleeding artery and embolotherapy based on the compartmental anatomy of the retroperitoneum. Vasc Interv Radiol , 21 , S120

Zuckerman DA Rudich S Ristagno RL Schatzman CV 2008. Effectiveness of selective internal radiation in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: single center experience J Vasc Interv Radiol, 19 , S132

Boshell H, Ristagno RL 2007. Percutaneous cholecystostomy in the management of acute cholecystitis Infect Dis Clin Pract , 15 , 1-5

Ristagno RL Biddinger PW Pina EM Meyer CA 2005. Multifocal micronodular pneumocyte hyperplasia in tuberous sclerosis AJR, 184 , S37-S39

Ristagno RL Hiratzka LF Rost RC 2002. An unusual care of pneumorrhachis following resection of lung carcinoma Chest , 121 , 1712 1714

Ware T Ristagno RL 1991. Breakage of forcep valve cover Chest , 100 , 1741

Ristagno RL Heimer R Fishman AP Sampson PM 1987. Collagen chains detected by western blotting using a 125 I-labeled 45K fragment of fibronectin (45K FN) Federation Proceedings , 46 , 1992

Ristagno RL Kornstein MJ Hansen-Flaschen JJ 1986. Diagnosis of occult meat aspiration by fiberoptic bronchoscopy American Journal of Medicine , 80 , 154-156

Ristagno RL Saravolatz L. D 1985. A pseudoepidemic of Legionellosis Chest , 88 , 466-467

Ristagno RL 1981. Drugs associated with retroperitoneal fibrosis The Western Journal of Medicine, 135 , 159-160

Ristagno RL . Interventional Radiology - A Survival Guide, second edition, book review Acad Radiol , 13 , 533