Donald Frush, MD

Professor of Radiology
Department: Radiology
Division: Pediatric Radiology
Address: 1904 Childrens Hlth Ctr
Durham, NC 27710
Office Phone: (919) 684-7343
Email: frush943@mc.duke.edu

Research Interests

Current research interests are in the field of pediatric radiology. CT technology and application to children. Clinical interests include magnetic resonance imaging, sonography, computer tomography and sedation. Special interest in historical material in pediatric radiology.

Publications

Johnston, JH; Podberesky, DJ; Yoshizumi, TT; Angel, E; Toncheva, G; Larson, DB; Egelhoff, JC; Anderson-Evans, C; Nguyen, GB; Barelli, A; Alsip, C; Salisbury, SR; Frush, DP. Comparison of radiation dose estimates, image noise, and scan duration in pediatric body imaging for volumetric and helical modes on 320-detector CT and helical mode on 64-detector CT. Pediatric Radiology. 2013;43:1117-1127. Abstract

Goske, MJ; Strauss, KJ; Coombs, LP; Mandel, KE; Towbin, AJ; Larson, DB; Callahan, MJ; Darge, K; Podberesky, DJ; Frush, DP; Westra, SJ; Prince, JS. Diagnostic reference ranges for pediatric abdominal CT. Radiology. 2013;268:208-218. Abstract

Podberesky, DJ; Angel, E; Yoshizumi, TT; Toncheva, G; Salisbury, SR; Brody, AS; Alsip, C; Barelli, A; Egelhoff, JC; Anderson-Evans, C; Nguyen, GB; Dow, D; Frush, DP. Comparison of radiation dose estimates and scan performance in pediatric high-resolution thoracic CT for volumetric 320-detector row, helical 64-detector row, and noncontiguous axial scan acquisitions. Academic Radiology. 2013;20:1152-1161. Abstract

Segars, WP; Bond, J; Frush, J; Hon, S; Eckersley, C; Williams, CH; Feng, J; Tward, DJ; Ratnanather, JT; Miller, MI; Frush, D; Samei, E. Population of anatomically variable 4D XCAT adult phantoms for imaging research and optimization. 2013;40:043701. Abstract

Nievelstein, RAJ; Frush, DP. Reply: To PMID 22915409. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2013;200:W535. Abstract

Minhas, AS; Frush, DP. Compendium of resources for radiation safety in medical imaging using ionizing radiation. Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2013;10:354-360.e2. Abstract

Slovis, TL; Frush, DP; Goske, MJ. An amazing accomplishment--CT manufacturers deserve our thanks. Pediatric Radiology. 2013;43:132-134. Abstract

Patel, TT; Banugaria, SG; Frush, DP; Enterline, DS; Tanpaiboon, P; Kishnani, PS. Basilar artery aneurysm: a new finding in classic infantile Pompe disease. Muscle and Nerve. 2013;47:613-615. Abstract

Minhas, AS; Frush, DP. Compendium of resources for radiation safety in medical imaging using ionizing radiation. Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2013;10:354-360.

Slovis, TL; Frush, DP; Goske, MJ. An amazing accomplishment - CT manufacturers deserve our thanks. Pediatric Radiology. 2013;43:132-134.

Podberesky, DJ; Angel, E; Yoshizumi, TT; Toncheva, G; Salisbury, SR; Alsip, C; Barelli, A; Egelhoff, JC; Anderson-Evans, C; Nguyen, GB; Dow, D; Frush, DP. Radiation dose estimation for prospective and retrospective ECG-gated cardiac CT angiography in infants and small children using a 320-MDCT volume scanner. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2012;199:1129-1135. Abstract

Goske, M; Applegate, K; Frush, D; Schulman, MH; Morrison, G. CT scans in childhood and risk of leukaemia and brain tumours. The Lancet. 2012;380:1737-1738. Abstract

Christianson, O; Li, X; Frush, D; Samei, E. Automated size-specific CT dose monitoring program: assessing variability in CT dose. Medical physics. 2012;39:7131-7139. Abstract

Goske, MJ; Applegate, KE; Bulas, D; Butler, PF; Callahan, MJ; Don, S; Farley, S; Frush, D; Hernanz-Schulman, M; John, SD; Kaste, SC; Kaupp, S; McElveny, C; Morrison, G; Sidhu, M; Strauss, K; Treves, ST. Image gently 5 years later: What goals remain to be accomplished in radiation protection for children?. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2012;199:477-479. Abstract

Lungren, MP; Yoshizumi, TT; Brady, SM; Toncheva, G; Anderson-Evans, C; Lowry, C; Zhou, XR; Frush, D; Hurwitz, LM. Radiation dose estimations to the thorax using organ-based dose modulation. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2012;199:W65-W73. Abstract

Mulroy, MH; Loyd, AM; Frush, DP; Verla, TG; Myers, BS; Bass, CRD. Evaluation of pediatric skull fracture imaging techniques. Forensic Science International. 2012;214:167-172. Abstract

Williams, CH; Frush, DP. Compendium of national guidelines for imaging of the pediatric patient. Pediatric Radiology. 2012;42:82-94. Abstract

Frush, DP. Our responsibility for medical radiation dose determinations. JVIR: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2012;23:451-452. Abstract

Li, X; Samei, E; Williams, CH; Segars, WP; Tward, DJ; Miller, MI; Ratnanather, JT; Paulson, EK; Frush, DP. Effects of protocol and obesity on dose conversion factors in adult body CT. Medical physics. 2012;39:6550-6571. Abstract

Frush, DP. CT dose and risk estimates in children. Pediatric Radiology. 2011;41 Suppl 2:483-487. Abstract

Goske, MJ; Applegate, KE; Butler, PS; Frush, DP; Morrison, G; Strauss, KJ. Image Gently: Partnerships to promote radiation protection for children worldwide. Pediatric Radiology. 2011;41:S207-S209.

Hricak, H; Brenner, DJ; Adelstein, SJ; Frush, DP; Hall, EJ; Howell, RW; McCollough, CH; Mettler, FA; Pearce, MS; Suleiman, OH; Thrall, JH; Wagner, LK. Managing radiation use in medical imaging: a multifaceted challenge. Radiology. 2011;258:889-905. Abstract

Frush, DP. Justification and optimization of CT in children: how are we performing?. Pediatric Radiology. 2011;41 Suppl 2:467-471. Abstract

Slovis, TL; Strauss, KJ; Frush, DP. How many strikes does it take till we are out?. Pediatric Radiology. 2011;41:547-548. Abstract

Austin, LM; Frush, DP. Compendium of national guidelines for imaging the pregnant patient. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2011;197:W737-W746. Abstract

Zilberman, DE; Tsivian, M; Lipkin, ME; Ferrandino, MN; Frush, DP; Paulson, EK; Preminger, GM. Low dose computerized tomography for detection of urolithiasis--its effectiveness in the setting of the urology clinic. The Journal of Urology. 2011;185:910-914. Abstract

Goske, MJ; Applegate, KE; Bulas, D; Butler, PF; Callahan, MJ; Coley, BD; Don, S; Farley, S; Frush, DP; Hernanz-Schulman, M; Kaste, SC; Morrison, G; Sidhu, M; Strauss, KJ; Treves, ST; Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging. Approaches to promotion and implementation of action on Radiation Protection for children. Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 2011;147:137-141. Abstract

Goske, MJ; Applegate, KE; Bulas, D; Butler, PF; Callahan, MJ; Coley, BD; Don, S; Frush, DP; Hernanz-Schulman, M; Kaste, SC; Morrison, G; Sidhu, M; Strauss, KJ; Treves, ST; Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging. Image Gently: progress and challenges in CT education and advocacy. Pediatric Radiology. 2011;41 Suppl 2:461-466. Abstract

Frush, DP; Slack, CC; Hollingsworth, CL; Bisset, GS; Donnelly, LF; Hsieh, J; Lavin-Wensell, T; Mayo, JR. Computer-simulated radiation dose reduction for abdominal multidetector CT of pediatric patients. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2002;179:1107-1113. Abstract

Frush, DP. Strategies of dose reduction. Pediatric Radiology. 2002;32:293-297. Abstract

Frush, DP. Introduction: The role of the pediatric radiologist in dose reduction. Pediatric Radiology. 2002;32:285-286. Abstract

Frush, DP; Soden, B; Frush, KS; Lowry, C. Improved pediatric multidetector body CT using a size-based color-coded format. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2002;178:721-726. Abstract

Denecke, T; Frush, DP; Li, J. Eight-channel multidetector computed tomography: unique potential for pediatric chest computed tomography angiography. Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 2002;17:306-309. Abstract

Frush, DP. Pediatric CT: practical approach to diminish the radiation dose. Pediatric Radiology. 2002;32:714-717. Abstract

Moya, MP; Bisset, GS; Auten, RL; Miller, C; Hollingworth, C; Frush, DP. Reliability of CXR for the diagnosis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Pediatric Radiology. 2001;31:339-342. Abstract

Donnelly, LF; Frush, DP. Cross-sectional imaging of abnormalities of the abdominal wall in pediatric patients. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2001;176:1233-1239. Abstract

Smith, WE; Kahler, SG; Frush, DP; Milov, DE; Gottfried, MR; Chen, YT. Hepatic storage of glycogen in Niemann-Pick disease type B. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2001;138:946-948. Abstract

Frush, DP; Donnelly, LF; Bisset, GS. Effect of scan delay on hepatic enhancement for pediatric abdominal multislice helical CT. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2001;176:1559-1561. Abstract

Yin, EZ; Frush, DP; Donnelly, LF; Buckley, RH. Primary immunodeficiency disorders in pediatric patients: clinical features and imaging findings. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2001;176:1541-1552. Abstract

Donnelly, LF; Frush, DP. Fallout from recent articles on radiation dose and pediatric CT. Pediatric Radiology. 2001;31:388. Abstract

Donnelly, LF; Emery, KH; Brody, AS; Laor, T; Gylys-Morin, VM; Anton, CG; Thomas, SR; Frush, DP. Minimizing radiation dose for pediatric body applications of single-detector helical CT: strategies at a large Children's Hospital. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2001;176:303-306. Abstract

Paterson, A; Frush, DP; Donnelly, LF. Helical CT of the body: are settings adjusted for pediatric patients?. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2001;176:297-301. Abstract

Gottfredsson, M; Cox, GM; Perfect, JR. Reply. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2000;181:812-813. Abstract