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Pamela K. Woodard, MD

Professor, Radiology
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Head, Advanced Cardiac Imaging (Cardiac CT/MRI), Division of Diagnostic Radiology, Cardiothoracic Imaging Section
Director, Center for Clinical Imaging Research

Specialty Areas

Cardiac Imaging
Chest Radiology
Radiology

Board Certifications

Diagnostic Radiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cardiac CT and MRI, pulmonary embolism diagnosis, targeted molecular imaging

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

510 South Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-747-3878
Fax: 314-362-2976

Education

Education

Fellowship: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1996
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 1995
Medical Degree: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 1990
B.A.: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1986

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

2017 HRS expert consensus statement on magnetic resonance imaging and radiation exposure in patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices.
Indik JH, Gimbel JR, Abe H, Alkmim-Teixeira R, Birgersdotter-Green U, Clarke GD, Dickfeld TL, Froelich JW, Grant J, Hayes DL, Heidbuchel H, Idriss SF, Kanal E, Lampert R, Machado CE, Mandrola JM, Nazarian S, Patton KK, Rozner MA, Russo RJ, Shen WK, Shinbane JS, Teo WS, Uribe W, Verma A, Wilkoff BL, Woodard PK
Heart Rhythm. 2017 Jul; 14(7)e97-e153. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.04.025.

PMID:
    28502708
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of Coronary Calcification on Clinical Management in Patients With Acute Chest Pain.
Bittner DO, Mayrhofer T, Bamberg F, Hallett TR, Janjua S, Addison D, Nagurney JT, Udelson JE, Lu MT, Truong QA, Woodard PK, Hollander JE, Miller C, Chang AM, Singh H, Litt H, Hoffmann U, Ferencik M
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 May; 10(5)pii: e005893. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.116.005893.

PMID:
    28487318
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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ACR Appropriateness Criteria<sup>®</sup> Acute Chest Pain-Suspected Pulmonary Embolism.
Expert Panels on Cardiac and Thoracic Imaging:., Kirsch J, Brown RKJ, Henry TS, Javidan-Nejad C, Jokerst C, Julsrud PR, Kanne JP, Kramer CM, Leipsic JA, Panchal KK, Ravenel JG, Shah AB, Mohammed TL, Woodard PK, Abbara S
J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 May; 14(5S)S2-S12. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.02.027.

PMID:
    28473076
    [PubMed - in process]
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ACR Appropriateness Criteria<sup>®</sup> Known or Suspected Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult.
Expert Panel on Cardiac Imaging:., Woodard PK, Ho VB, Akers SR, Beache G, Brown RKJ, Cummings KW, Greenberg SB, Min JK, Stillman AE, Stojanovska J, Jacobs JE
J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 May; 14(5S)S166-S176. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.02.036.

PMID:
    28473073
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ACR Appropriateness Criteria<sup>®</sup> Dyspnea-Suspected Cardiac Origin.
Expert Panel on Cardiac Imaging:., Vogel-Claussen J, Elshafee ASM, Kirsch J, Brown RKJ, Hurwitz LM, Javidan-Nejad C, Julsrud PR, Kramer CM, Krishnamurthy R, Laroia AT, Leipsic JA, Panchal KK, Shah AB, White RD, Woodard PK, Abbara S
J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 May; 14(5S)S127-S137. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.01.032.

PMID:
    28473068
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Cardiac Applications of PET/MR Imaging.
Lau JM, Laforest R, Nensa F, Zheng J, Gropler RJ, Woodard PK
Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2017 May; 25(2)325-333. doi: 10.1016/j.mric.2016.12.007.

PMID:
    28390532
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Analysis of FDA-approved imaging agents.
Kinch MS, Woodard PK
Drug Discov Today. 2017 Jul; 22(7)1077-1083. doi: 10.1016/j.drudis.2017.03.006.

PMID:
    28341604
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Cap inflammation leads to higher plaque cap strain and lower cap stress: An MRI-PET/CT-based FSI modeling approach.
Tang D, Yang C, Huang S, Mani V, Zheng J, Woodard PK, Robson P, Teng Z, Dweck M, Fayad ZA
J Biomech. 2017 Jan 4; 50121-129. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.11.011.

PMID:
    27847118
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Coronary Artery Disease - Reporting and Data System (CAD-RADS): An Expert Consensus Document of SCCT, ACR and NASCI: Endorsed by the ACC.
Cury RC, Abbara S, Achenbach S, Agatston A, Berman DS, Budoff MJ, Dill KE, Jacobs JE, Maroules CD, Rubin GD, Rybicki FJ, Schoepf UJ, Shaw LJ, Stillman AE, White CS, Woodard PK, Leipsic JA
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Sep; 9(9)1099-113. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.05.005.

PMID:
    27609151
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Rationale and design of the Randomized Evaluation of patients with Stable angina Comparing Utilization of noninvasive Examinations (RESCUE) trial.
Stillman AE, Gatsonis C, Lima JA, Black WC, Cormack J, Gareen I, Hoffmann U, Liu T, Mavromatis K, Schnall MD, Udelson JE, Woodard PK
Am Heart J. 2016 Sep; 17919-28. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2016.06.003.

PMID:
    27595676
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Natriuretic Peptide Receptor-C is Up-Regulated in the Intima of Advanced Carotid Artery Atherosclerosis.
Zayed MA, Harring SD, Abendschein DR, Vemuri C, Lu D, Detering L, Liu Y, Woodard PK
J Med Surg Pathol. 2016 Jul; 1(3)pii: 131.

PMID:
    27547837
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3D Printing in Complex Congenital Heart Disease: Across a Spectrum of Age, Pathology, and Imaging Techniques.
Anwar S, Singh GK, Varughese J, Nguyen H, Billadello JJ, Sheybani EF, Woodard PK, Manning P, Eghtesady P
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jul 14; pii: S1936-878X(16)30413-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.03.013.

PMID:
    27450874
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PET/MRI of Hypoxic Atherosclerosis Using 64Cu-ATSM in a Rabbit Model.
Nie X, Laforest R, Elvington A, Randolph GJ, Zheng J, Voller T, Abendschein DR, Lapi SE, Woodard PK
J Nucl Med. 2016 Dec; 57(12)2006-2011.

PMID:
    27390157
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Imaging of hypoxia in mouse atherosclerotic plaques with (64)Cu-ATSM.
Nie X, Randolph GJ, Elvington A, Bandara N, Zheleznyak A, Gropler RJ, Woodard PK, Lapi SE
Nucl Med Biol. 2016 Sep; 43(9)534-42. doi: 10.1016/j.nucmedbio.2016.05.011.

PMID:
    27372286
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3D MRI-based multicomponent thin layer structure only plaque models for atherosclerotic plaques.
Huang X, Yang C, Zheng J, Bach R, Muccigrosso D, Woodard PK, Tang D
J Biomech. 2016 Sep 6; 49(13)2726-2733. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.06.002.

PMID:
    27344199
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CAD-RADS(TM) Coronary Artery Disease - Reporting and Data System. An expert consensus document of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI). Endorsed by the American College of Cardiology.
Cury RC, Abbara S, Achenbach S, Agatston A, Berman DS, Budoff MJ, Dill KE, Jacobs JE, Maroules CD, Rubin GD, Rybicki FJ, Schoepf UJ, Shaw LJ, Stillman AE, White CS, Woodard PK, Leipsic JA
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2016 Jul-Aug; 10(4)269-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2016.04.005.

PMID:
    27318587
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CAD-RADS™: Coronary Artery Disease - Reporting and Data System: An Expert Consensus Document of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI). Endorsed by the American College of Cardiology.
Cury RC, Abbara S, Achenbach S, Agatston A, Berman DS, Budoff MJ, Dill KE, Jacobs JE, Maroules CD, Rubin GD, Rybicki FJ, Schoepf UJ, Shaw LJ, Stillman AE, White CS, Woodard PK, Leipsic JA
J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Dec; 13(12 Pt A)1458-1466.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2016.04.024.

PMID:
    27318576
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Design and Modular Construction of a Polymeric Nanoparticle for Targeted Atherosclerosis Positron Emission Tomography Imaging: A Story of 25% (64)Cu-CANF-Comb.
Woodard PK, Liu Y, Pressly ED, Luehmann HP, Detering L, Sultan DE, Laforest R, McGrath AJ, Gropler RJ, Hawker CJ
Pharm Res. 2016 Oct; 33(10)2400-10. doi: 10.1007/s11095-016-1963-8.

PMID:
    27286872
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Electrophysiologic Scar Substrate in Relation to VT: Noninvasive High-Resolution Mapping and Risk Assessment with ECGI.
Zhang J, Cooper DH, Desouza KA, Cuculich PS, Woodard PK, Smith TW, Rudy Y
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Aug; 39(8)781-91. doi: 10.1111/pace.12882.

PMID:
    27197804
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Statin Use Is Associated With Fewer High-Risk Plaques on Coronary CT Angiography.
Janjua SA, Pursnani A, Mayrhofer T, Puchner SB, Liu T, Lu MT, Maurovich-Horvat P, Woodard PK, Chou E, Fleg JL, Truong QA, Ferencik M, Hoffmann U
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Feb; 10(2)208-210. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.02.020.

PMID:
    27085451
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