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Jack W. Jennings, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Radiology
Division of Diagnostic Radiology
Section of Musculoskeletal Radiology

Specialty Areas

Musculoskeletal Radiology
Vertebroplasty
Kyphoplasty
Musculoskeletal Oncology
Ultrasound
Sarcoma
Radiology
Bone Sarcoma

Board Certifications

Diagnostic Radiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Musculoskeletal radiology. Minimally invasive treatment of benign and malignant tumors in the bone, spine and soft tissues, through vertebral augmentation, radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation. Bone and soft tissue biopsies, sports medicine

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

B.S.: Wheaton College 1992
M.S.: Anatomy, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio 1995
Ph.D.: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 1999
Medical Degree: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 2002
Residency: Washington University School of Medicine, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, Missouri 2007
Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, Missouri 2008

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Percutaneous CT-Guided Biopsies of the Cervical Spine: Technique, Histopathologic and Microbiologic Yield, and Safety at a Single Academic Institution.
Wiesner EL, Hillen TJ, Long J, Jennings JW
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2018 May; 39(5)981-985. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A5603.

PMID:
    29650783
    [PubMed - in process]
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Radiographic Local Tumor Control and Pain Palliation of Sarcoma Metastases within the Musculoskeletal System with Percutaneous Thermal Ablation.
Vaswani D, Wallace AN, Eiswirth PS, Madaelil TP, Chang RO, Tomasian A, Jennings JW
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Aug; 41(8)1223-1232. doi: 10.1007/s00270-018-1932-1.

PMID:
    29541840
    [PubMed - in process]
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Correction to: Treatment of Osteoid Osteomas Using a Navigational Bipolar Radiofrequency Ablation System.
Wallace AN, Tomasian A, Chang RO, Jennings JW
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Jun; 41(6)984. doi: 10.1007/s00270-017-1838-3.

PMID:
    29209756
    [PubMed - in process]
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Percutaneous Image-Guided Ablation in the Treatment of Osseous Metastases from Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.
Ma Y, Wallace AN, Waqar SN, Morgensztern D, Madaelil TP, Tomasian A, Jennings JW
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 May; 41(5)726-733. doi: 10.1007/s00270-017-1843-6.

PMID:
    29204695
    [PubMed - in process]
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Percutaneous Thermal Ablation of Spinal Metastases: Recent Advances and Review.
Tomasian A, Gangi A, Wallace AN, Jennings JW
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Jan; 210(1)142-152. doi: 10.2214/AJR.17.18205.

PMID:
    29112473
    [PubMed - in process]
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Systematic review and meta-analysis of effectiveness of preoperative embolization in surgery for metastatic spine disease.
Luksanapruksa P, Buchowski JM, Tongsai S, Singhatanadgige W, Jennings JW
J Neurointerv Surg. 2018 Jun; 10(6)596-601. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2017-013350.

PMID:
    28918384
    [PubMed - in process]
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Percutaneous Spinal Ablation in a Sheep Model: Protective Capacity of an Intact Cortex, Correlation of Ablation Parameters with Ablation Zone Size, and Correlation of Postablation MRI and Pathologic Findings.
Wallace AN, Hillen TJ, Friedman MV, Zohny ZS, Stephens BH, Greco SC, Talcott MR, Jennings JW
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 Aug; 38(8)1653-1659. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A5228.

PMID:
    28572150
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Biopsy of CT-Occult Bone Lesions Using Anatomic Landmarks for CT Guidance.
Hillen TJ, Talbert RJ, Friedman MV, Long JR, Jennings JW, Wessell DE, Baker JC
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Jul; 209(1)214-221. doi: 10.2214/AJR.16.17468.

PMID:
    28463540
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Benign Spine Lesions: Advances in Techniques for Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Treatment.
Tomasian A, Wallace AN, Jennings JW
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 May; 38(5)852-861. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A5084.

PMID:
    28183835
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Percutaneous Ablation in Painful Bone Tumors.
Tomasian A, Wallace AN, Hillen TJ, Jennings JW
Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2016 Nov; 20(5)472-485. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1594281.

PMID:
    28002869
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment of osseous metastases using the Spinal Tumor Ablation with Radiofrequency (STAR) system.
Ma Y, Wallace AN, Madaelil TP, Jennings JW
Expert Rev Med Devices. 2016 Dec; 13(12)1137-1145.

PMID:
    27807994
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Percutaneous Image-Guided Cryoablation of Musculoskeletal Metastases: Pain Palliation and Local Tumor Control.
Wallace AN, McWilliams SR, Connolly SE, Symanski JS, Vaswani D, Tomasian A, Vyhmeister R, Lee AM, Madaelil TP, Hillen TJ, Jennings JW
J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2016 Dec; 27(12)1788-1796. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2016.07.026.

PMID:
    27745968
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Drill-Assisted Biopsy of the Axial and Appendicular Skeleton: Safety, Technical Success, and Diagnostic Efficacy.
Wallace AN, McWilliams SR, Wallace A, Chang RO, Vaswani D, Stone RE, Berlin AN, Liu KX, Gilcrease-Garcia B, Madaelil TP, Shoela RA, Hillen TJ, Long J, Jennings JW
J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2016 Oct; 27(10)1618-22. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2016.05.036.

PMID:
    27670996
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preoperative Fiducial Marker Placement in the Thoracic Spine: A Technical Report.
Madaelil TP, Long JR, Wallace AN, Baker JC, Ray WZ, Santiago P, Buchowski J, Zebala LP, Jennings JW
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 May 15; 42(10)E624-E628. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001890.

PMID:
    27584673
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pediculoplasty: Novel Steep Anteroposterior Projection Fluoroscopy for Imaging Guidance.
Tomasian A, Wallace AN, Jennings JW
J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2016 Jun; 27(6)924-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2016.01.139.

PMID:
    27287973
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Radiofrequency ablation alone or in combination with cementoplasty for local control and pain palliation of sacral metastases: preliminary results in 11 patients.
Madaelil TP, Wallace AN, Jennings JW
Skeletal Radiol. 2016 Sep; 45(9)1213-9. doi: 10.1007/s00256-016-2404-9.

PMID:
    27221378
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Radiographic Local Control of Spinal Metastases with Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation and Vertebral Augmentation.
Wallace AN, Tomasian A, Vaswani D, Vyhmeister R, Chang RO, Jennings JW
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2016 Apr; 37(4)759-65. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A4595.

PMID:
    26635286
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Painful Pagetic vertebra palliated with percutaneous vertebral augmentation.
Wallace AN, Chang RO, Hsi AC, Jennings JW
Diagn Interv Imaging. 2016 Feb; 97(2)269-72. doi: 10.1016/j.diii.2015.09.005.

PMID:
    26607735
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Combined Ablation and Radiation Therapy of Spinal Metastases: A Novel Multimodality Treatment Approach.
Greenwood TJ, Wallace A, Friedman MV, Hillen TJ, Robinson CG, Jennings JW
Pain Physician. 2015 Nov; 18(6)573-81.

PMID:
    26606009
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment of Osteoid Osteomas Using a Navigational Bipolar Radiofrequency Ablation System.
Wallace AN, Tomasian A, Chang RO, Jennings JW
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2016 May; 39(5)768-772. doi: 10.1007/s00270-015-1243-8.

PMID:
    26604113
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Musculoskeletal procedures/interventions including vertebral augmentation, bone and soft tissue biopsies, thermal ablation of benign and malignant tumors (cryoablation and radiofrequency ablation)