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Alexander Mamourian, MD

Professor Emeritus of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania and Professor of Radiology, Neurosurgery, and Neurology at Penn State, Hershey Medical Center, USA.

Why I love to teach

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I was the first MR fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and have managed neurological imaging at Dartmouth Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania for over 40 years. I’ve written two textbooks, authored over 100 publications and received multiple teaching awards. I’m passionate about online radiology education and run an Instagram account called Radphysics, featuring over 600 cases.

Latest articles with Alexander

Distinguishing common adult extra-axial tumors

In this video, you will learn how to recognize the most common adult extra-axial tumors in the posterior fossa—and avoid misdiagnosis—and why you can't use CT scans alone to do this.
29th Sep 2020 • 4m read

Recognizing a subarachnoid hemorrhage on CT

In this video, from our Brain CT Essentials course, you'll learn how to recognize and correctly localize subdural, epidural, and subarachnoid hemorrhages on CT.
29th Sep 2020 • 4m read

Identifying the early CT findings of infarctions

In this video, we'll review the six findings on CT that support the diagnosis of an acute infarction, the three things you must do when looking at a CT scan, and the super-early clues that predict the future onset of an infarction.
29th Sep 2020 • 5m read

Describing the typical appearance of skull fractures

In this video, from our Brain CT Essentials course, we'll teach you a powerful approach for finding subtle fractures on CT and the key clues you should watch for. You'll learn why the plane of the CT is important when searching for fractures, how the ear can help you locate a fracture, and how you should arrange the images for the best possible views.
29th Sep 2020 • 4m read

Discussing subarachnoid hemorrhages in trauma patients

In this video, from our Brain CT Essentials course, you will be able to recognize traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage and determine when further imaging with CT angiogram (CTA) is prudent.
29th Sep 2020 • 4m read

Recognizing an extra-axial hemorrhage on computed tomography (CT) imaging

In this video, you'll learn how to recognize and correctly localize subdural, epidural, and subarachnoid hemorrhages on CT imaging.
29th Sep 2020 • 6m read

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