Publications

  1. O'Connor MK, Morrow MMB, Hunt KN, Boughey JC, Wahner-Roedler DL, Conners AL, Rhodes DJ, Hruska CB. Comparison of Tc-99m maraciclatide and Tc-99m sestamibi molecular breast imaging in patients with suspected breast cancer. EJNMMI Res 2017 Dec; 7 (1):5 Epub 2017 Jan 14
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  2. Murphy BL, Gonzalez AB, Conners AL, Henrichsen TL, Keeney MG, Chen B, Nguyen TT, Harmsen WS, Habermann EB, Shah HN, Jakub JW. Identifying a subset of patients with DCIS who have a low likelihood of residual disease at surgical excision following a core needle biopsy. J Surg Oncol 2017 Aug; 116 (2):213-219 Epub 2017 Apr 18
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  3. Goetz MP, Kalari KR, Suman VJ, Moyer AM, Yu J, Visscher DW, Dockter TJ, Vedell PT, Sinnwell JP, Tang X, Thompson KJ, McLaughlin SA, Moreno-Aspitia A, Copland JA, Northfelt DW, Gray RJ, Hunt K, Conners A, Weinshilboum R, Wang L, Boughey JC. Tumor Sequencing and Patient-Derived Xenografts in the Neoadjuvant Treatment of Breast Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 2017 Jul 01; 109 (7)
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  4. O'Connor MK, Morrow MM, Tran T, Hruska CB, Conners AL, Hunt KN. Technical Note: Development of a combined molecular breast imagingultrasound system for diagnostic evaluation of MBI-detected lesions. Med Phys 2017 Feb; 44 (2):451-459 Epub 2017 Jan 30
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  5. Rhodes DJ, Hruska CB, Conners AL, Hunt KN, O'Connor MK. Benefit-to-Radiation Risk for Breast Screening Tests Is a Flawed Concept. Radiology 2016 Dec; 281 (3):978-980
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  6. Long Z, Conners AL, Hunt KN, Hruska CB, O'Connor MK. Performance characteristics of dedicated molecular breast imaging systems at low doses. Med Phys 2016 Jun; 43 (6):3062-3070
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  7. Hruska CB, Scott CG, Conners AL, Whaley DH, Rhodes DJ, Carter RE, O'Connor MK, Hunt KN, Brandt KR, Vachon CM. Background parenchymal uptake on molecular breast imaging as a breast cancer risk factor: a case-control study. Breast Cancer Res 2016 Apr 26; 18 (1):42
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  8. Hruska CB, Conners AL, Vachon CM, O'Connor MK, Shuster LT, Bartley AC, Rhodes DJ. Effect of menstrual cycle phase on background parenchymal uptake at molecular breast imaging. Acad Radiol 2015 Sep; 22 (9):1147-56 Epub 2015 June 22
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  9. Conners AL, Jones KN, Hruska CB, Geske JR, Boughey JC, Rhodes DJ. Direct-Conversion Molecular Breast Imaging of Invasive Breast Cancer: Imaging Features, Extent of Invasive Disease, and Comparison Between Invasive Ductal and Lobular Histology. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Sep; 205(3):W374-81.
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  10. Ellingson MS, Hart SN, Kalari KR, Suman V, Schahl KA, Dockter TJ, Felten SJ, Sinnwell JP, Thompson KJ, Tang X, Vedell PT, Barman P, Sicotte H, Eckel-Passow JE, Northfelt DW, Gray RJ, McLaughlin SA, Moreno-Aspitia A, Ingle JN, Moyer AM, Visscher DW, Jones K, Conners A, McDonough M, Wieben ED, Wang L, Weinshilboum R, Boughey JC, Goetz MP. Exome sequencing reveals frequent deleterious germline variants in cancer susceptibility genes in women with invasive breast cancer undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2015 Sep; 153 (2):435-43 Epub 2015 Aug 22
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  11. Hruska CB, Conners AL, Jones KN, O'Connor MK, Moriarty JP, Boughey JC, Rhodes DJ. Diagnostic workup and costs of a single supplemental molecular breast imaging screen of mammographically dense breasts. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2015 Jun; 204 (6):1345-53
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  12. Hruska CB, Rhodes DJ, Conners AL, Jones KN, Carter RE, Lingineni RK, Vachon CM. Background parenchymal uptake during molecular breast imaging and associated clinical factors. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2015 Mar; 204 (3):W363-70
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  13. O'Connor MK, Hruska CB, Tran TD, Swanson T, Conners AL, Jones K, Rhodes DJ. Factors influencing the uptake of 99mTc-sestamibi in breast tissue on molecular breast imaging. J Nucl Med Technol. 2015 Mar; 43(1):13-20. Epub 2015 Jan 22.
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  14. Nassar A, Conners AL, Celik B, Jenkins SM, Smith CY, Hieken TJ. Radial scarcomplex sclerosing lesions: a clinicopathologic correlation study from a single institution. Ann Diagn Pathol 2015 Feb; 19 (1):24-8 Epub 2014 Dec 20
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  15. Rhodes DJ, Hruska CB, Conners AL, Tortorelli CL, Maxwell RW, Jones KN, Toledano AY, O'Connor MK. Journal club: molecular breast imaging at reduced radiation dose for supplemental screening in mammographically dense breasts. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2015 Feb; 204 (2):241-51
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  16. Rhodes DJ, Conners AL. Breast density legislation. Implications for patients and primary care providers. Minn Med. 2014 Jul; 97(7):43-8.
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  17. Hruska CB, Conners AL, Jones KN, Weinmann AL, Lingineni RK, Carter RE, Rhodes DJ, O'Connor MK. Half-time Tc-99m sestamibi imaging with a direct conversion molecular breast imaging system. EJNMMI Res 2014 Jan 15; 4 (1):5
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  18. Mitchell D, Hruska CB, Boughey JC, Wahner-Roedler DL, Jones KN, Tortorelli C, Conners AL, O'Connor MK. 99mTc-sestamibi using a direct conversion molecular breast imaging system to assess tumor response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in women with locally advanced breast cancer. Clin Nucl Med 2013 Dec; 38 (12):949-56
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  19. Weinmann AL, Hruska CB, Conners AL, O'Connor MK. Collimator design for a dedicated molecular breast imaging-guided biopsy system: proof-of-concept. Med Phys 2013 Jan; 40 (1):012503
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  20. Conners AL, Maxwell RW, Tortorelli CL, Hruska CB, Rhodes DJ, Boughey JC, Berg WA. Gamma camera breast imaging lexicon. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2012 Dec; 199 (6):W767-74
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  21. Conners AL, Hruska CB, Tortorelli CL, Maxwell RW, Rhodes DJ, Boughey JC, Berg WA. Lexicon for standardized interpretation of gamma camera molecular breast imaging: observer agreement and diagnostic accuracy. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2012 Jun; 39 (6):971-82
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  22. Hruska CB, Weinmann AL, Tello Skjerseth CM, Wagenaar EM, Conners AL, Tortorelli CL, Maxwell RW, Rhodes DJ, O'Connor MK. Proof of concept for low-dose molecular breast imaging with a dual-head CZT gamma camera. Part II. Evaluation in patients. Med Phys 2012 Jun; 39 (6):3476-83
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