Suzie El-Saden, MD

Professor
  • Departments of Radiological Sciences & Neurology
Chair
  • Department of Radiology, Greater Los Angeles VA

Phone: (310) 794-3540

E-Mail: sels@mednet.ucla.edu

Publications

2017
  1. AR E, Cloughesy T, Ellingson B, El-Saden S, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Evaluating the applicability of tumor probability maps as a resource for improved brain tumor segmentation. Proc Ann Society Neuro-Oncology Scientific Meeting, 2017. San Francisco,California, USA; 2017.
  2. Ho K, Speier W, El-Saden S, Arnold C. Classifying Acute Ischemic Stroke Onset Time using Deep Imaging Features. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2017.
  3. Piedra EAR, Ellingson B, Cloughesy T, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Hybrid Hierarchical Model for Lung Cancer Prediction. International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI). 2017.
  4. Piedra EAR, Orosz I, Zide M, El-Saden S, Taira RK, Bui AAT, Hsu W. A Usability Study to Evaluate the Impact of a Novel Automated Brain Tumor Assessment Application. Poster presented at American Medical Informatics Association. 2017.
  5. Piedra EAR, Ellingson B, El-Saden S, Taira RK, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Measuring Tumor Boundary Variability to Improve Automated Segmentation of Brain Tumors Using Multimodal MRI. Poster presented at International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). 2017.
  6. Piedra EAR, Ellingson B, El-Saden S, Taira RK, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Brain Tumor Segmentation by Variability Characterization of Tumor Boundaries. International Workshop on Brainlesion: Glioma, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injuries. 2017;:206–216.
2016
  1. Ho KC, Scalzo F, Sarma KV, El-Saden S, Arnold CW. A Temporal Deep Learning Approach for MR Perfusion Parameter Estimation in Stroke. 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition. Cancun; 2016.
  2. Ho KC, Scalzo F, Sarma KV, El-Saden S, Bui AAT, Arnold CW. A Novel Bi-Input Convolutional Neural Network for Deconvolution-Free Estimation of Stroke MR Perfusion Parameters. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. Chicago, IL; 2016.
  3. Piedra EAR, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Ellingson BM, Bui AAT, Hsu W. GlioView: An application that visualizes variability in brain tumor segmentation to inform the clinical assessment of change. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. Chicago, IL; 2016.
  4. Ho KC, El-Saden S, Scalzo F, Bui AAT, Arnold CW. Abstract WP41: Predicting Acute Ischemic Stroke Tissue Fate Using Deep Learning on Source Perfusion MRI. Stroke. 2016;47.
  5. Hsu W, El-Saden S, Taira RK. Medical Imaging Informatics. In: Shen B, Tang H, Jiang X, editors. Translational Biomedical Informatics: A Precision Medicine Perspective. Singapore: Springer; 2016.
  6. Piedra EAR, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Ellingson BM, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Assessing variability in brain tumor segmentation to improve volumetric accuracy and characterization of change. Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), 2016 IEEE-EMBS. Chicago, IL; 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/BHI.2016.7455914.
  7. Piedra EAR, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Ellingson B, Bui AAT, Hsu W. GlioView: An Application to Visualize Variability in Brain Tumor Segmentation to Inform the Clinical Assessment of Change. Applied science presentation at Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). 2016.
  8. Piedra EAR, Ho KC, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Ellingson B, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Glioblastoma Multiforme Segmentation by Variability Characterization of Tumor Boundaries. Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society (MICCAI), MICCAI-BRATS Conference Workshop. 2016.
  9. Piedra EAR, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Ellingson B, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Assessing Variability in Brain Tumor Segmentation to Improve Volumetric Accuracy and Characterization of Change. 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-EMBS). 2016. p. 380–383.
2014
  1. Ho KC, Speier W, El-Saden S, Liebeskind DS, Saver JL, Bui AAT, Arnold CW. Predicting discharge mortality after acute ischemic stroke using balanced data. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2014. p. 1787–96. PDF
  2. Ho KC, Speier W, El-Saden S, Liebeskind DS, Saver JL, Bui AAT, Arnold CW. Predicting discharge mortality in acute ischemic stroke patients using support vector machines and affinity propagation. MUCMD. 2014.
2013
  1. Arnold CW, McNamara M, El-Saden S, Chen S, Taira RK, Bui AAT. Imaging informatics for consumer health: Towards a radiology patient portal. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013;20:1028–36. DOI: 10.1136/amiajnl-2012-001457. PDF
  2. Love A, Arnold CW, El-Saden S, Liebeskind DS, Andrada LP, Saver JL, Bui AAT. Unifying acute stroke treatment guidelines for a Bayesian belief network. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;192:1012. PDF
  3. Bui AAT, Hsu W, Arnold CW, El-Saden S, Aberle DR, Taira RK. Imaging-based observational databases for clinical problem solving: The role of informatics. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013;20:1053–8. DOI: 10.1136/amiajnl-2012-001340. PDF
2012
  1. McNamara M, Arnold CW, Chen S, El-Saden S, Taira RK, Bui AAT. Patient portal for neuro-radiology with consumer oriented terminology. National Library of Medicine Informatics Fellowship Conference. 2012.
  2. Hsu W, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Kangarloo H, Bui AAT. Context-based electronic health record: toward patient specific healthcare. Information Technology in Biomedicine, IEEE Transactions on. 2012;16:228\textendash234. DOI: 10.1109/TITB.2012.2186149. PDF
2011
  1. Meng F, Morioka CA, El-Saden S. Determining word sequence variation patterns in clinical documents using multiple sequence alignment. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2011. p. 934–43. PDF
  2. Arnold CW, Chen X, McNamara M, El-Saden S, Taira RK. A web-based patient radiology portal for result presentation and education. RSNA Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL; 2011.
  3. Arnold CW, Bui AAT, El-Saden S, Aberle DR, Taira RK. Image and report indexing through automated topic discovery. RSNA Annual Meeting. 2011.
2010
  1. Arnold CW, El-Saden S, Bui AAT, Taira RK. Clinical case-based retrieval using latent topic analysis. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2010;2010:26–30.
  2. Aberle DR, El-Saden S, Abbona P, Gomez A, Motamedi K, Ragavendra N, Bassett L, Seeger L, Brown M, Brown K, others. A primer on imaging anatomy and physiology. Medical Imaging Informatics. Springer; 2010. p. 15\textendash90.
2008
  1. Taira RK, Bui AAT, Hsu W, Bashyam V, Dube S, Watt E, Andrada LP, El-Saden S, Cloughesy TF, Kangarloo H. A tool for improving the longitudinal imaging characterization for neuro-oncology cases. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008. p. 712–6.
  2. Morioka CA, El-Saden S, Pope W, Sayre JW, Duckwiler G, Meng F, Bui AAT, Kangarloo H. A methodology to integrate clinical data for the efficient assessment of brain-tumor patients. Inform Health Soc Care. 2008;33:55–68. DOI: 10.1080/17538150801956762.
  3. Corso JJ, Sharon E, Dube S, El-Saden S, Sinha U, Yuille AL. Efficient multilevel brain tumor segmentation with integrated bayesian model classification. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 2008. p. 629\textendash640. DOI: 10.1109/TMI.2007.912817. PDF
  4. Dube S, Corso JJ, Yuille AL, Cloughesy TF, El-Saden S, Sinha U. Hierarchical segmentation of malignant gliomas via integrated contextual filter response. 2008. DOI: 10.1117/12.770769. PDF
2007
  1. Morioka CA, Dionisio J, Bui AAT, El-Saden S, Kangarloo H. StructConsult: Structured real-time wet read consultation infrastructure to support patient care. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2007;129:429–33.
  2. Arnold CW, Bui AAT, Morioka CA, El-Saden S, Kangarloo H. Informatics in radiology: A prototype Web-based reporting system for onsite-offsite clinician communication. Radiographics. 2007;27:1201–11. DOI: 10.1148/rg.274065124.
  3. Bui AAT, Morioka CA, Dionisio J, Johnson D, Sinha U, Ardekani S, Taira RK, Aberle DR, El-Saden S, Kangarloo H. OpenSourcePACS: An extensible infrastructure for medical image management. IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed. 2007;11:94–109.
  4. Dube S, Corso JJ, Cloughesy TF, El-Saden S, Yuille AL, Sinha U. Automated MR image processing and analysis of malignant brain tumors: enabling technology for data mining. Data Mining, Systems Analysis, and Optimization in Biomedicine(AIP Conference Proceedings Volume 953). 2007. DOI: 10.1063/1.2817354.
  5. Dube S, El-Saden S, Cloughesy TF, Sinha U. Content-based Image Retrieval of Glioblastoma Multiforme. Medinfo 2007: Proceedings of the 12th World Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics. 2007. DOI: 2006;1:3337-40.
  6. Bashyam V, Morioka CA, El-Saden S, Bui AAT, Taira RK. Identifying relevant medical reports from an assorted report collection using the naı̈ve Bayes classifier and the UMLS. Indian Journal of Medical Informatics. 2007;2.
  7. Tameem HZ, Morioka CA, Bennett D, El-Saden S, Sinha U, Taira RK, Bui AAT, Kangarloo H. Development of an indexed integrated neuroradiology reports for teaching file creation. Proceedings of SPIE. San Diego, CA: SPIE Medical Imaging; 2007.
  8. Hsu W, Aberle DR, El-Saden S, Kangarloo H, Bui AAT. A visual query application for interacting with a probabilistic model of tumor image features. RSNA. Chicago, IL, 2007.
Older
  1. Dube S, El-Saden S, Cloughesy TF, Sinha U. Content based image retrieval for MR image studies of brain tumors. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2006;1:3337–40. DOI: 10.1109/IEMBS.2006.260262.
  2. Hsu W, Dordoni A, El-Saden S, Bui AAT. A visual query interface for assisting in decision support of tumors using image findings structured by Bayesian networks. Proc ARRS. Vancouver, Canada; 2006. p. A31.
  3. Morioka CA, El-Saden S, Pope W, Duckwiler G, Bui AAT, Kangarloo H. Integration of HIS/RIS clinical document with PACS image studies for neuroradiology. The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) International Symposium on Medical Imaging. 2005. DOI: doi:10.1117/12.595920.
  4. Bui AAT, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Dordoni A, Aberle DR. Automated medical problem list generation: Towards a patient timeline. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2004;107:587–91. PDF
  5. Bui AAT, Taira RK, Goldman D, Dionisio J, Aberle DR, El-Saden S, Sayre JW, Rice T, Kangarloo H. Effect of an imaging-based streamlined electronic healthcare process on quality and costs. Acad Radiol. 2004;11:13–20.
  6. Selva LE, El-Saden S, Sayre JW, Kangarloo H, Sinha U. Automated decision support for brain MRI protocol selection. Proc IEEE METMBS. 2004. p. 23–30.
  7. Morioka CA, El-Saden S, Duckwiler G, Zou Q, Ying R, Bui AAT, Johnson D, Kangarloo H. Workflow management of HIS/RIS textual documents with PACS image studies for neuroradiology. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003. p. 475–9.
  8. Sinha U, El-Saden S, Duckwiler G, Thompson LL, Ardekani S, Kangarloo H. A customizable MR brain imaging atlas of structure and function for decision support. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003. p. 604–8.
  9. Sinha U, Thompson LL, El-Saden S, Ardekani S, Dionisio J, Kangarloo H. Automated MR brain image study summarization. Radiological Society of North America. Chicago, IL: RSNA; 2003.
  10. Bui AAT, Taira RK, Dionisio J, Aberle DR, El-Saden S, Kangarloo H. Evidence-based radiology: Requirements for electronic access. Acad Radiol. 2002;9:662–9.
  11. Morioka CA, Sinha U, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Duckwiler G, Kangarloo H. Structured reporting in neuroradiology. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2002;980:259–66.
  12. Morioka CA, Valentino DJ, Duckwiler G, El-Saden S, Sinha U, Bui AAT, Kangarloo H. Disease specific intelligent pre-fetch and hanging protocol for diagnostic neuroradiology workstations. Proc AMIA Symp. 2001. p. 468–72.
  13. Morioka CA, Sinha U, El-Saden S, Duckwiler G, Kangarloo H. DICOM structured reporting in neuroradiology. Proc Mathematics and Engineering Techniques in Medicine and the Biological Sciences (METMBS). 2001. p. 408–412.
  14. Morioka CA, Bui AAT, Sinha U, El-Saden S, Duckwiler G. DICOM structured report hyperlinked to DICOM presentation state in neuroradiology. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). 2001;