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Dennis M. Balfe, MD

Professor, Radiology
Division of Diagnostic Radiology
Abdominal Imaging Section

Specialty Areas

Radiology
Oncology
Emergency Radiology
Abdominal Imaging

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

CT imaging, abdominal imaging, emergency imaging

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

510 South Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-2928
Fax: 314-362-2976

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Education

Education

Fellowship: Abdominal Section, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1980
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, St. Mary's Hospital, San Francisco, California 1979
Medical Degree: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1975
B.S.: University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California 1968

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Acute graft-versus-host disease following lung transplantation in a patient with a novel <i>TERT</i> mutation.
Brestoff JR, Vessoni AT, Brenner KA, Uy GL, DiPersio JF, Blinder M, Witt CA, Byers DE, Hachem RR, Truclock EP, Early DS, Anadkat MJ, Musiek A, Javidan-Nejad C, Balfe DM, Rosman IS, Liu C, Zhang L, Despotis GJ, Ruzinova MB, Sehn JK, Amarillo I, Heusel JW, Swat W, Kim BS, Wartman LD, Yusen RD, Batista LFZ
Thorax. 2018 May; 73(5)489-492. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-211121.

PMID:
    29382801
    [PubMed - in process]
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Counterpoint: Why Things Are Going Right With the ABR Examinations.
Jackson VP, Balfe DM, Guiberteau MJ
J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Nov; 13(11)1361-1362. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2016.06.047.

PMID:
    27637856
    [PubMed]
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The ABR Core Exam: What Is the Value?
Guiberteau MJ, Balfe DM, Jackson VP, Gerdeman AM
Acad Radiol. 2016 Sep; 23(9)1180-2. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2016.06.003.

PMID:
    27432269
    [PubMed]
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Gastrointestinal manifestations of systemic disease: a multimodality review.
Nay J, Menias CO, Mellnick VM, Balfe DM
Abdom Imaging. 2015 Aug; 40(6)1926-43. doi: 10.1007/s00261-014-0334-3.

PMID:
    25548008
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Easier to swallow: pictorial review of structural findings of the pharynx at barium pharyngography.
Tao TY, Menias CO, Herman TE, McAlister WH, Balfe DM
Radiographics. 2013 Nov-Dec; 33(7)e189-208. doi: 10.1148/rg.337125153.

PMID:
    24224603
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Aortoenteric fistulas: CT features and potential mimics.
Vu QD, Menias CO, Bhalla S, Peterson C, Wang LL, Balfe DM
Radiographics. 2009 Jan-Feb; 29(1)197-209. doi: 10.1148/rg.291075185.

PMID:
    19168845
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The utility of positron emission tomography in staging of potentially operable carcinoma of the thoracic esophagus: results of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0060 trial.
Meyers BF, Downey RJ, Decker PA, Keenan RJ, Siegel BA, Cerfolio RJ, Landreneau RJ, Reed CE, Balfe DM, Dehdashti F, Ballman KV, Rusch VW, Putnam JB Jr, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0060.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Mar; 133(3)738-45.

PMID:
    17320575
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adult intussusception due to cocaine-induced bowel wall hematoma: a case study.
Peterson CM, Menias CO, Balfe DM, Freeman BA
Emerg Radiol. 2006 May; 12(4)177-9.

PMID:
    16570192
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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CT depiction of pulmonary emboli: display window settings.
Bae KT, Mody GN, Balfe DM, Bhalla S, Gierada DS, Gutierrez FR, Menias CO, Woodard PK, Goo JM, Hildebolt CF
Radiology. 2005 Aug; 236(2)677-84.

PMID:
    15972332
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Tumefactive necrobiotic granulomas (nodulosis) of the pancreas in an adult with long-standing rheumatoid arthritis.
Riedlinger WF, Lairmore TC, Balfe DM, Dehner LP
Int J Surg Pathol. 2005 Apr; 13(2)207-10.

PMID:
    15864386
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Detection of primary hepatic malignancy in liver transplant candidates: prospective comparison of CT, MR imaging, US, and PET.
Teefey SA, Hildeboldt CC, Dehdashti F, Siegel BA, Peters MG, Heiken JP, Brown JJ, McFarland EG, Middleton WD, Balfe DM, Ritter JH
Radiology. 2003 Feb; 226(2)533-42.

PMID:
    12563151
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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CT colonography: multiobserver diagnostic performance.
McFarland EG, Pilgram TK, Brink JA, McDermott RA, Santillan CV, Brady PW, Heiken JP, Balfe DM, Weinstock LB, Thyssen EP, Littenberg B
Radiology. 2002 Nov; 225(2)380-90.

PMID:
    12409570
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acquired gastrointestinal fistulas: classification, etiologies, and imaging evaluation.
Pickhardt PJ, Bhalla S, Balfe DM
Radiology. 2002 Jul; 224(1)9-23.

PMID:
    12091657
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Gastrointestinal manifestations of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2.
Cohen MS, Phay JE, Albinson C, DeBenedetti MK, Skinner MA, Lairmore TC, Doherty GM, Balfe DM, Wells SA Jr, Moley JF
Ann Surg. 2002 May; 235(5)648-54; discussion 654-5.

PMID:
    11981210
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The 2001 RadioGraphics monograph issue: abdominal imaging: continuing the partnership between radiologists and surgeons.
Balfe DM, Olmsted WW
Radiographics. 2001 Oct; 21 Spec NoS1-2.

PMID:
    11598243
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of colonoscopy and double-contrast barium enema.
Fister MR, Balfe DM
N Engl J Med. 2000 Dec 7; 343(23)1729; author reply 1729-30.

PMID:
    11185430
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Spiral CT colonography: reader agreement and diagnostic performance with two- and three-dimensional image-display techniques.
McFarland EG, Brink JA, Pilgram TK, Heiken JP, Balfe DM, Hirselj DA, Weinstock L, Littenberg B
Radiology. 2001 Feb; 218(2)375-83.

PMID:
    11161149
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Traumatic colonic hematoma.
Vollmer CM Jr, Schmieg RE, Freeman BD, Balfe DM
J Trauma. 2000 Dec; 49(6)1155.

PMID:
    11130508
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Screening for colorectal cancer. American College of Radiology. ACR Appropriateness Criteria.
Glick SN, Ralls PW, Balfe DM, Bree RL, DiSantis DJ, Kidd R, Levine MS, Megibow AJ, Mezwa DG, Saini S, Shuman WP, Greene FL, Laine LA, Lillemoe K
Radiology. 2000 Jun; 215 Suppl231-7.

PMID:
    11037431
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Imaging recommendations for patients with dysphagia. American College of Radiology. ACR Appropriateness Criteria.
Levine MS, Ralls PW, Balfe DM, Bree RL, DiSantis DJ, Glick SN, Kidd R, Megibow AJ, Mezwa DG, Saini S, Shuman WP, Greene FL, Laine LA, Lillemoe K
Radiology. 2000 Jun; 215 Suppl225-30.

PMID:
    11037430
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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