Keck School Faculty

Edward G. Grant, MD
Edward G. Grant, MD
Chair and Professor of Radiology
Radiology
KEK 1500 San Pablo, #2250 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
Dr. Grant has been the chairman of the Department of Radiology at USC since 2002. Prior to that time, he was the chairman of the Imaging Department at Greater Los VA Healthcare System. He was with the VA since 1991. He was also the professor & vice chairman of the Department of Radiological Sciences at UCLA. Dr. Grant is an internationally recognized authority in ultrasound and has authored many peer reviewed articles in this area. His recent research has focused on the invasive diagnosis of vascular disease using Doppler ultrasound. He has also been active in the clinical investigation of ultrasound contrast agents and PACS, or computed radiography. Early in his career he was one of the pioneers in developing the clinical use of neonatal cranial sonography. He is the author of 4 books and numerous book chapters. He has been an examiner for the radiology board examinations for the last 13 years. Dr. Grant has lectured on various aspects of ultrasound at numerous national and international venues and continues to be a sought after speaker.

Pasadena Magazine: Top Doctor , 2011

The SRU Consensus Statement on Simple Adnexal Cysts: Updated Guidelines for the Practitioner Radiology. 2019 Dec; 293(3):726. . View in PubMed

Re: ACR TI-RADS: An advance in the management of thyroid nodules or Pandora's box of surveillance? J Clin Ultrasound. 2019 Nov 12.. View in PubMed

Assessment of Fibrosis in Liver Transplant Recipients: Diagnostic Performance of Shear Wave Elastography (SWE) and Correlation of SWE Findings With Biopsy Results AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Oct 01; 1-8. . View in PubMed

The SRU Consensus Statement on Simple Adnexal Cysts: Updated Guidelines for the Practitioner Radiology. 2019 Sep 24; 191894. . View in PubMed

Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging of Breast Masses: Adjunct Tool to Decrease the Number of False-Positive Biopsy Results J Ultrasound Med. 2019 Sep; 38(9):2259-2273. . View in PubMed

Peripheral Thyroid Nodule Calcifications on Sonography: Evaluation of Malignant Potential AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Sep; 213(3):672-675. . View in PubMed

Retrospective Analysis of Contrast-enhanced Ultrasonography Effectiveness in Reducing Time to Diagnosis and Imaging-related Expenditures at a Single Large United States County Hospital Ultrasound Q. 2019 Jun; 35(2):99-102. . View in PubMed

Re: Cost-effectiveness of immediate biopsy versus surveillance of intermediate-suspicion thyroid nodules Surgery. 2019 Mar; 165(3):664-667. . View in PubMed

Localization of Parathyroid Adenoma Using Contrast-Enhanced Sonography J Ultrasound Med. 2019 Jan; 38(1):259-260. . View in PubMed

Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System (TI-RADS): A User's Guide Radiology. 2018 Apr; 287(1):29-36. . View in PubMed

Guidelines for Biopsy of Thyroid Nodules Radiology. 2018 08; 288(2):635-636. . View in PubMed

Re: "Management of Incidental Liver Lesions on CT: A White Paper of the ACR Incidental Findings Committee" J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 07; 15(7):941. . View in PubMed

Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System (TI-RADS): A User's Guide Radiology. 2018 06; 287(3):1082. . View in PubMed

Applications of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the kidney Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 04; 43(4):880-898. . View in PubMed

Practical advantages of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in abdominopelvic radiology Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 04; 43(4):998-1012. . View in PubMed

Artifacts in contrast-enhanced ultrasound: a pictorial essay Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 04; 43(4):977-997. . View in PubMed

Re: ACR Thyroid Imaging, Reporting and Data System (TI-RADS): White Paper of the ACR TI-RADS Committee J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 03; 15(3 Pt A):381-382. . View in PubMed

Doppler US in the Evaluation of Fetal Growth and Perinatal Health Radiographics. 2017 Oct; 37(6):1831-1838. . View in PubMed

Accuracy of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Compared With Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Assessing the Tumor Response After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer J Ultrasound Med. 2017 May; 36(5):901-911. . View in PubMed

ACR Thyroid Imaging, Reporting and Data System (TI-RADS): White Paper of the ACR TI-RADS Committee J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 May; 14(5):587-595. . View in PubMed

Authors' Reply J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 12; 14(12):1522-1523. . View in PubMed

Duplex Doppler sonography: is there clinical relevance to elevated renal vein velocity in kidney transplants? Clin Imaging. 2016 Nov - Dec; 40(6):1237-1245.. View in PubMed

Beyond the Bifurcation: There Is More to Cerebrovascular Ultrasound Than Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis! Ultrasound Q 2016 Sep; 32(3):224-40. . View in PubMed

Early First-Trimester Appearance of a Hydatidiform Mole on Sonography: The "Snowball" Sign J Ultrasound Med. 2016 Jul; 35(7):1610-2. . View in PubMed

Versatile utilization of real-time intraoperative contrast-enhanced ultrasound in cranial neurosurgery: technical note and retrospective case series Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Mar; 40(3):E6. . View in PubMed

Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in evaluation of thermal ablation zone Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 08; 41(8):1511-21. . View in PubMed

Thyroid Ultrasound Reporting Lexicon: White Paper of the ACR Thyroid Imaging, Reporting and Data System (TIRADS) Committee J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Dec; 12(12 Pt A):1272-9. . View in PubMed

Quantitative assessment of solid renal masses by contrast-enhanced ultrasound with time-intensity curves: how we do it Abdom Imaging. 2015 Oct; 40(7):2461-71. . View in PubMed

Pulmonary nodules in liver transplant candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma: Imaging characteristics and clinical outcomes Liver Transpl. 2015 Sep; 21(9):1169-78. . View in PubMed

Contrast-Enhanced Sonography for Monitoring Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Soft Tissue Sarcomas J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Aug; 34(8):1489-99. . View in PubMed

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) of cystic and solid renal lesions: a review Abdom Imaging. 2015 Aug; 40(6):1982-96. . View in PubMed

Misinterpretation of the American College of Radiology white paper on managing incidental thyroid nodules Thyroid. 2015 May; 25(5):469-70. . View in PubMed

Subclavian steal following left subclavian artery occlusion during thoracic endovascular aortic repair: Doppler findings and literature review J Ultrasound Med. 2015 May; 34(5):926-9. . View in PubMed

Salsalate treatment improves glycemia without altering adipose tissue in nondiabetic obese hispanics Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Mar; 23(3):543-51. . View in PubMed

Managing incidental thyroid nodules detected on imaging: white paper of the ACR Incidental Thyroid Findings Committee J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Feb; 12(2):143-50. . View in PubMed

Thyroid lesions visualized on CT: sonographic and pathologic correlation Acad Radiol. 2015 Feb; 22(2):203-9. . View in PubMed

A novel biopsy method to increase yield of subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue Int J Obes (Lond). 2015 Jan; 39(1):183-6. . View in PubMed

Echogenic foci in thyroid nodules: significance of posterior acoustic artifacts AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Dec; 203(6):1310-6. . View in PubMed

Cardiophrenic lymph nodes in liver transplant candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma: imaging characteristics and post-transplant outcomes Clin Transplant. 2014 Dec; 28(12):1402-9. . View in PubMed

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of the liver and kidney Radiol Clin North Am. 2014 Nov; 52(6):1177-90. . View in PubMed

Breast lesions: evaluation with shear wave elastography, with special emphasis on the "stiff rim" sign Radiology. 2014 Jul; 272(1):63-72. . View in PubMed

Comparison of fine-needle aspiration and fine-needle capillary sampling of thyroid nodules: a prospective study with emphasis on the influence of nodule size Cancer Cytopathol. 2014 Apr; 122(4):266-73. . View in PubMed

Ultrasound measurements of the bile ducts and gallbladder: normal ranges and effects of age, sex, cholecystectomy, and pathologic states Ultrasound Q. 2014 Mar; 30(1):41-8. . View in PubMed

FDG-PET/MRI fusion demonstrating cricoarytenoid muscle hypermetabolism due to contralateral true vocal cord paralysis Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol. 2012 Nov-Dec; 31(6):362-3. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of ultrasound-assisted thrombolysis using custom liposomes in a model of retinal vein occlusion Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Oct 05; 53(11):6920-7. . View in PubMed

Nonshadowing echogenic foci in thyroid nodules: are certain appearances enough to avoid thyroid biopsy? J Ultrasound Med. 2011 Jun; 30(6):753-60.. View in PubMed

Ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of major salivary gland masses and adjacent lymph nodes Ultrasound Q. 2011 Jun; 27(2):105-13. . View in PubMed

US-guided fine-needle aspiration of major salivary gland masses and adjacent lymph nodes: accuracy and impact on clinical decision making Radiology. 2011 May; 259(2):471-8. . View in PubMed

Contrast-enhanced ultrasonographic findings of different histopathologic types of breast cancer Acta Radiol. 2011 Apr 01; 52(3):248-55. . View in PubMed

Forced expression of methionine adenosyltransferase 1A in human hepatoma cells suppresses in vivo tumorigenicity in mice Am J Pathol. 2010 May; 176(5):2456-66. . View in PubMed

Blood velocity measurement in the posterior segment of the rabbit eye using combined spectral Doppler and power Doppler ultrasound Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2010 Jan; 248(1):93-101. . View in PubMed

S-adenosylmethionine in the chemoprevention and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in a rat model Hepatology. 2009 Aug; 50(2):462-71. . View in PubMed

Granulomatous lobular mastitis: imaging, diagnosis, and treatment AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Aug; 193(2):574-81. . View in PubMed

Experiences with a prototype tracking and verification system implemented within an imaging center Acad Radiol. 2007 Mar; 14(3):270-8. . View in PubMed

Prospective evaluation of vascular complications after liver transplantation: comparison of conventional and microbubble contrast-enhanced US Radiology. 2006 Oct; 241(1):267-74. . View in PubMed

Innominate artery occlusive disease: sonographic findings AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006 Feb; 186(2):394-400. . View in PubMed

Sonographic evaluation of upper extremity deep venous thrombosis J Ultrasound Med. 2005 Jun; 24(6):829-38; quiz 839-40. . View in PubMed

Sonographic NASCET index: a new doppler parameter for assessment of internal carotid artery stenosis AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Jan; 26(1):68-75. . View in PubMed

Epidermoid cyst of the testis: radiologic-pathologic correlation Radiographics. 2004 Oct; 24 Suppl 1:S243-6. . View in PubMed

Gastroduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm secondary to pancreatic head biopsy J Ultrasound Med. 2004 Jul; 23(7):997-1001. . View in PubMed

Carotid artery stenosis: grayscale and Doppler ultrasound diagnosis--Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound consensus conference Ultrasound Q. 2003 Dec; 19(4):190-8. . View in PubMed

Carotid artery stenosis: gray-scale and Doppler US diagnosis--Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound Consensus Conference Radiology. 2003 Nov; 229(2):340-6. . View in PubMed

Isometric exercise increases the size of forearm veins in patients with chronic renal failure Am J Med Sci. 2003 Mar; 325(3):115-9. . View in PubMed

Sonography of diffuse liver disease J Ultrasound Med. 2002 Sep; 21(9):1023-32; quiz 1033-4. . View in PubMed

Sonography in renovascular hypertension J Ultrasound Med. 2002 Apr; 21(4):431-41. . View in PubMed

False-normal appearance of the endometrium on conventional transvaginal sonography: comparison with saline hysterosonography AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 Jan; 178(1):129-33. . View in PubMed

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