Summer J Decker

Professor of Clinical Radiology, Surgery, and Pathology

Director of the Center for Advanced Visual Technologies in Medicine (VISTA)

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  • Clinical situations for which 3D printing is considered an appropriate representation or extension of data contained in a medical imaging examination: pediatric congenital heart disease conditions 3D Print Med. 2024 Jan 29; 10(1):3. . View in PubMed
  • Predicting chronological age based on age-related osteophyte development in the superior and inferior vertebral centrum margins of T12-L5 J Forensic Sci. 2024 Jan; 69(1):18-27. . View in PubMed
  • Clinical situations for which 3D printing is considered an appropriate representation or extension of data contained in a medical imaging examination: neurosurgical and otolaryngologic conditions 3D Print Med. 2023 Nov 27; 9(1):33. . View in PubMed
  • Design and Validation of a 3D Printed Cranio-Facial Simulator: A Novel Tool for Surgical Education Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2023 Jan 12; 10556656221151096. . View in PubMed
  • Institutional Strategies to Maintain and Grow Imaging Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic Acad Radiol. 2023 04; 30(4):631-639. . View in PubMed
  • Three-dimensional cardiac print assisted percutaneous closure of left ventricular pseudoaneurysm in patient with Behçet’s disease Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 02; 99(2):512-517. . View in PubMed
  • Morphologic analysis of the sublime tubercle: considerations in the approach to ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction Ann Jt. 2022; 7:31. . View in PubMed
  • Implementation of 3D Printing in Medical Care for Preoperative Planning of Complex Ventricular Septal Defect J Radiol Case Rep. 2021 Nov; 15(11):17-29. . View in PubMed
  • A review of visualization techniques of post-mortem computed tomography data for forensic death investigations Int J Legal Med. 2021 Sep; 135(5):1855-1867. . View in PubMed
  • Volumetric histological characterization of optic nerve degeneration using tissue clearing: literature review and practical study J Histotechnol. 2021 12; 44(4):206-216. . View in PubMed
  • Changing Enhancement Pattern and Tumor Volume of Vestibular Schwannomas After Subtotal Resection World Neurosurg. 2021 07; 151:e466-e471. . View in PubMed
  • 3-Dimensional Printed Alternative to the Standard Synthetic Flocked Nasopharyngeal Swabs Used for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Testing Clin Infect Dis. 2021 11 02; 73(9):e3027-e3032. . View in PubMed
  • A 3D-printed nasopharyngeal swab for COVID-19 diagnostic testing 3D Print Med. 2020 Aug 15; 6(1):21. . View in PubMed
  • Three-Dimensional Morphological Analysis of Sex, Age, and Symmetry of Proximal Femurs from Computed Tomography: Application to Total Hip Arthroplasty Clin Anat. 2020 Jul; 33(5):731-738. . View in PubMed
  • Aging of the Adult Bony Orbit J Craniofac Surg. 2020 Jun; 31(4):1082-1085. . View in PubMed
  • COVID-19 and the role of 3D printing in medicine 3D Print Med. 2020 Apr 27; 6(1):11. . View in PubMed
  • An Analysis of Hounsfield Unit Values and Volumetrics from Computerized Tomography of the Proximal Femur for Sex and Age Estimation J Forensic Sci. 2020 Mar; 65(2):591-596. . View in PubMed
  • Potential use of deep learning techniques for postmortem imaging Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2020 12; 16(4):671-679. . View in PubMed
  • Radiographic Comparison of Superior and Inferior Gluteal Vessels in Jackknife versus Prone Position: A Prospective, Self-Controlled Trial Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 10; 146(4):778-781. . View in PubMed
  • 3D analysis of computed tomography (CT)-derived lumbar spine models for the estimation of sex Int J Legal Med. 2019 Sep; 133(5):1497-1506. . View in PubMed
  • Adding Depth to Cephalometric Analysis: Comparing Two- and Three-Dimensional Angular Cephalometric Measurements J Craniofac Surg. 2019 Jul; 30(5):1568-1571. . View in PubMed
  • Forensic Radiology: A Primer Acad Radiol. 2019 06; 26(6):820-830. . View in PubMed
  • Forensic personal identification utilizing part-to-part comparison of CT-derived 3D lumbar models Forensic Sci Int. 2019 Jan; 294:21-26. . View in PubMed
  • Morphometric Analysis of Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Height: An Imaging Study World Neurosurg. 2018 Dec 20. . View in PubMed
  • Anthropometric Evaluation of Periorbital Region and Facial Projection Using Three-Dimensional Photogrammetry J Craniofac Surg. 2018 Nov; 29(8):2017-2020. . View in PubMed
  • Opportunistic CT Screening for Osteoporosis in Patients With Pelvic and Acetabular Trauma: Technique and Potential Clinical Impact J Orthop Trauma. 2018 08; 32(8):408-413. . View in PubMed
  • Logistics of Three-dimensional Printing: Primer for Radiologists Acad Radiol. 2018 Jan; 25(1):40-51. . View in PubMed
  • Clinical Applications of 3D Printing: Primer for Radiologists Acad Radiol. 2018 Jan; 25(1):52-65. . View in PubMed
  • Contrast reaction training in US radiology residencies: a COARDRI study Clin Imaging. 2017 May – Jun; 43:140-143. . View in PubMed
  • Anastomotic Airway Complications After Lung Transplant: Clinical, Bronchoscopic and CT Correlation J Thorac Imaging. 2016 Sep; 31(5):W62-71. . View in PubMed
  • Middle Lobe Torsion after Unilateral Lung Transplant J Radiol Case Rep. 2016 May; 10(5):15-21. . View in PubMed
  • Research Challenges and Opportunities for Clinically Oriented Academic Radiology Departments Acad Radiol. 2016 Jan; 23(1):43-52. . View in PubMed
  • ABR Core examination preparation: results of a survey of fourth-year radiology residents who took the 2013 examination Acad Radiol. 2015 Jan; 22(1):121-9. . View in PubMed
  • Forensic Sci Int. 2013 Jun 10; 229(1-3):161. e1-8. . View in PubMed
  • Third sacral foramina morphometry for sacral neuromodulation Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jan-Feb; 19(1):23-30. . View in PubMed
  • A simple method of nose tip shape validation for facial approximationForensic Sci Int. 2012 Jan 10; 214(1-3):208. e1-3. . View in PubMed
  • The use of a 3-D laser scanner to document ephemeral evidence at crime scenes and postmortem examinations J Forensic Sci. 2012 Jan; 57(1):188-91. . View in PubMed
  • Virtual determination of sex: metric and nonmetric traits of the adult pelvis from 3D computed tomography models J Forensic Sci. 2011 Sep; 56(5):1107-14. . View in PubMed