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Thuong G. Van Ha

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentRadiology
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Interventional Radiologist with expertise General Interventional Radiology, Interventional Oncology, and Venous Disease.


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    The University of Chicago, Chicago, ILFellowship06/1999Interventional Radiology
    UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CAResidency06/1998Radiology
    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CAInternship06/1994Preliminary Medicine
    University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MAMD06/1993Medicine
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    2019Top Doctors Chicago Metro, Castle Connolly
    2014Fellow , Society of Interventional Radiology

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    1. Ahmed O, Kim YJ, Patel MV, Tullius TG, Navuluri R, Funaki B, Van Ha T. A Single-Institutional Comparative Analysis of Advanced Versus Standard Snare Removal of Inferior Vena Cava Filters. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2019 Nov 14. PMID: 31734075.
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    2. Ahmed O, Sheikh S, Tran P, Funaki B, Shadid AM, Navuluri R, Van Ha T. Inferior Vena Cava Filter Evaluation and Management for the Diagnostic Radiologist: A Comprehensive Review Including Inferior Vena Cava Filter-Related Complications and PRESERVE Trial Filters. Can Assoc Radiol J. 2019 Nov; 70(4):367-382. PMID: 31570169.
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    3. Ma J, Tullius T, Van Ha TG. Update on Preoperative Embolization of Bone Metastases. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2019 Aug; 36(3):241-248. PMID: 31435132.
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    4. Jia Z, Fuller TA, McKinney JM, Paz-Fumagalli R, Frey GT, Sella DM, Van Ha T, Wang W. Utility of Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filters: A Systematic Literature Review and Analysis of the Reasons for Nonretrieval of Filters with Temporary Indications. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 May; 41(5):675-682. PMID: 29359241.
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    5. Tullius TG, Bos AS, Patel MV, Funaki B, Van Ha TG. Complications and Retrieval Data of Vena Cava Filters Based on Specific Infrarenal Location. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Feb; 41(2):239-244. PMID: 29038876.
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    6. Bos AS, Tullius T, Patel M, Leef JA, Navuluri R, Lorenz JM, Van Ha TG. Indwelling and Retrieval Complications of Denali and Celect Infrarenal Vena Cava Filters. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2016 Jul; 27(7):1021-6. PMID: 27212120.
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    7. Vasnani R, Ginsburg M, Ahmed O, Doshi T, Hart J, Te H, Van Ha TG. Radiofrequency and microwave ablation in combination with transarterial chemoembolization induce equivalent histopathologic coagulation necrosis in hepatocellular carcinoma patients bridged to liver transplantation. Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr. 2016 Jun; 5(3):225-33. PMID: 27275464.
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    8. Mehta AS, Ahmed O, Jilani D, Zangan S, Lorenz J, Funaki B, Van Ha T, Navuluri R. Bronchial artery embolization for malignant hemoptysis: a single institutional experience. J Thorac Dis. 2015 Aug; 7(8):1406-13. PMID: 26380767.
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    9. Ginsburg M, Zivin SP, Wroblewski K, Doshi T, Vasnani RJ, Van Ha TG. Comparison of combination therapies in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma: transarterial chemoembolization with radiofrequency ablation versus microwave ablation. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Mar; 26(3):330-41. PMID: 25534635.
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    10. Bos A, Van Ha T, van Beek D, Ginsburg M, Zangan S, Navuluri R, Lorenz J, Funaki B. Strut penetration: local complications, breakthrough pulmonary embolism, and retrieval failure in patients with Celect vena cava filters. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Jan; 26(1):101-6. PMID: 25446424.
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    11. Van Ha TG, Zangan S, Sheth D, Lorenz J. Femoral removal of Meridian filter in a patient with central venous occlusion. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014 Jun; 25(6):979-81. PMID: 24857947.
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    12. Knuttinen MG, Van Ha TG, Reilly C, Montag A, Straus C. Unintended thermal injuries from radiofrequency ablation: organ protection with an angioplasty balloon catheter in an animal model. J Clin Imaging Sci. 2014; 4:1. PMID: 24678433.
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    13. Lorenz JM, van Beek D, Funaki B, Van Ha TG, Zangan S, Navuluri R, Leef JA. Long-term outcomes of percutaneous venoplasty and Gianturco stent placement to treat obstruction of the inferior vena cava complicating liver transplantation. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2014 Feb; 37(1):114-24. PMID: 23665862.
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    14. Lorenz JM, van Beek D, Van Ha TG, Lai J, Funaki B. Percutaneous thrombin injection in an infant to treat hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm after failed embolization. Pediatr Radiol. 2013 Nov; 43(11):1532-5. PMID: 23660876.
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    15. Smouse HB, Mendes R, Bosiers M, Van Ha TG, Crabtree T. The RETRIEVE trial: safety and effectiveness of the retrievable crux vena cava filter. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2013 May; 24(5):609-21. PMID: 23622035.
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    16. Van Ha TG, Kang L, Lorenz J, Zangan S, Navuluri R, Straus C, Funaki B. Difficult OptEase filter retrievals after prolonged indwelling times. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2013 Aug; 36(4):1139-43. PMID: 23580122.
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    17. Lorenz JM, Bennett S, Patel J, Van Ha TG, Funaki B. Combined pharmacomechanical thrombolysis of complete portomesenteric thrombosis in a liver transplant recipient. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2014 Feb; 37(1):262-6. PMID: 23361118.
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    18. Koshy AA, Gordon IO, Van Ha TG, Kaplan EL, Philipson LH. Metastatic Insulinoma Following Resection of Nonsecreting Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumor: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2013 Jan-Mar; 1(1):2324709612473274. PMID: 26425568.
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    19. Navuluri R, Kang L, Patel J, Van Ha T. Acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2012 Sep; 29(3):178-86. PMID: 23997409.
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    20. Funaki B, Birouti N, Zangan SM, Van Ha TG, Lorenz JM, Navuluri R, Skelly CL, Leef JA. Evaluation and treatment of suspected type II endoleaks in patients with enlarging abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012 Jul; 23(7):866-72; quiz 872. PMID: 22609291.
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    21. Van Ha TG. Retrievable filters: Maximizing retrieval rates. Semin Roentgenol. 2011 Apr; 46(2):154-8. PMID: 21338840.
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    22. Van Ha TG, Dillon P, Funaki B, Zangan S, Lorenz J, Piano G, Regalado S. Use of retrievable filters in alternative common iliac vein location in high-risk surgical patients. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Mar; 22(3):325-9. PMID: 21277796.
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    23. Regalado S, Van Ha TG, Funaki B. Radiological reasoning: postoperative renal mass. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Jun; 194(6 Suppl):S64-8. PMID: 20489119.
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    24. Van Ha TG. Transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2009 Sep; 26(3):270-5. PMID: 21326572.
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    25. Lorenz JM, Zangan SM, Leef JA, Van Ha TG. Iatrogenic portobiliary fistula treated by stent-graft placement. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2010 Apr; 33(2):421-4. PMID: 19597882.
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    26. Van Ha TG, Vinokur O, Lorenz J, Regalado S, Zangan S, Piano G, Funaki B. Techniques used for difficult retrievals of the Günther Tulip inferior vena cava filter: experience in 32 patients. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2009 Jan; 20(1):92-9. PMID: 19026562.
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    27. Van Ha TG. Use of the Interlock Fibered IDC Occlusion System in Clinical Practice. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2008 Mar; 25(1):3-10. PMID: 21326487.
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    28. Van Ha TG, Chien AS, Funaki BS, Lorenz J, Piano G, Shen M, Leef J. Use of retrievable compared to permanent inferior vena cava filters: a single-institution experience. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2008 Mar-Apr; 31(2):308-15. PMID: 17955289.
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    29. Zangan SM, Van Ha TG. Percutaneous placement of a constrained stent for the treatment of dialysis associated arteriovenous graft steal syndrome. J Vasc Access. 2007 Oct-Dec; 8(4):228-30. PMID: 18161666.
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    30. Runyon MK, Johnson-Kerner BL, Kastrup CJ, Van Ha TG, Ismagilov RF. Propagation of blood clotting in the complex biochemical network of hemostasis is described by a simple mechanism. J Am Chem Soc. 2007 Jun 06; 129(22):7014-5. PMID: 17497790.
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    31. Piano G, Ketteler ER, Prachand V, Devalk E, Van Ha TG, Gewertz BL, Alverdy JC. Safety, feasibility, and outcome of retrievable vena cava filters in high-risk surgical patients. J Vasc Surg. 2007 Apr; 45(4):784-8; discussion 788. PMID: 17398387.
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    32. Van Ha TG, Fimmen D, Han L, Funaki BS, Santeler S, Lorenz J. Conversion of non-tunneled to tunneled hemodialysis catheters. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2007 Mar-Apr; 30(2):222-5. PMID: 17131210.
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    33. Van Ha TG, Li N. Clinical care of patients undergoing uterine artery embolization. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2006 Dec; 23(4):350-6. PMID: 21326787.
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    34. Lorenz JM, Van Ha T, Funaki B, Millis M, Leef JA, Bennett A, Rosenblum J. Percutaneous treatment of venous outflow obstruction in pediatric liver transplants. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Nov; 17(11 Pt 1):1753-61. PMID: 17142705.
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    35. Zangan SM, Van Ha TG, Funaki B. Systemic anticoagulation with argatroban during arteriovenous dialysis graft thrombolysis. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Oct; 17(10):1717-8. PMID: 17057020.
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    36. Van Ha TG, Hodge J, Funaki B, Lorenz J, Rosenblum J, Straus C, Leef J. Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement in patients with cirrhosis and concomitant portal vein thrombosis. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2006 Sep-Oct; 29(5):785-90. PMID: 16850140.
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    37. Song H, Li HW, Munson MS, Van Ha TG, Ismagilov RF. On-chip titration of an anticoagulant argatroban and determination of the clotting time within whole blood or plasma using a plug-based microfluidic system. Anal Chem. 2006 Jul 15; 78(14):4839-49. PMID: 16841902.
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    38. Van Ha TG. Complications of inferior vena caval filters. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2006 Jun; 23(2):150-5. PMID: 21326758.
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    39. Corby R, Cranford C, Van Ha T, Yousefzadeh D. Mesenteric pseudoaneurysm in a 12-year-old girl with abdominal tuberculosis presenting with massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Pediatr Radiol. 2006 May; 36(5):456-9. PMID: 16534582.
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    40. Peirce RM, Funaki B, Van Ha TG, Lorenz JM. Percutaneous declotting of virgin femoral hemodialysis grafts. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Dec; 185(6):1615-9. PMID: 16304023.
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    41. Denison GL, Van Ha T, Keblinskas D. Treatment of uterine artery vasospasm with transdermal nitroglycerin ointment during uterine artery embolization. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2005 Sep-Oct; 28(5):670-2. PMID: 15983855.
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    42. Van Ha TG, Keblinskas D, Funaki B, Lorenz J. Removal of Günther Tulip vena cava filter through femoral vein approach. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005 Mar; 16(3):391-4. PMID: 15758136.
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    43. Van Ha TG, Funaki BS, Ehrhardt J, Lorenz J, Cronin D, Millis JM, Leef J. Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement in liver transplant recipients: experiences with pediatric and adult patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Mar; 184(3):920-5. PMID: 15728618.
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    44. Lorenz JM, Denison G, Funaki B, Leef JA, Van Ha T, Rosenblum JD. Balloon dilatation of biliary-enteric strictures in children. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Jan; 184(1):151-5. PMID: 15615966.
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    45. Van Ha TG. Liver biopsy in liver transplant recipients. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2004 Dec; 21(4):271-4. PMID: 21331138.
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    46. Van Ha T. Percutaneous management of thrombosed dialysis access grafts. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2004 Jun; 21(2):77-81. PMID: 21331113.
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    47. Funaki B, Kim R, Lorenz J, Fimmen D, Van Ha T, Leef JA, Rosenblum JD, Straus C, Zaleski GX. Using pullback pressure measurements to identify venous stenoses persisting after successful angioplasty in failing hemodialysis grafts. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 May; 178(5):1161-5. PMID: 11959724.
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    48. Lorenz JM, Funaki B, Van Ha T, Leef JA. Radiologic placement of implantable chest ports in pediatric patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2001 Apr; 176(4):991-4. PMID: 11264096.
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    49. Lorenz JM, Funaki B, Leef JA, Rosenblum JD, Van Ha T. Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography and biliary drainage in pediatric liver transplant patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2001 Mar; 176(3):761-5. PMID: 11222221.
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    50. Funaki B, Zaleski GX, Leef JA, Lorenz JN, Van Ha T, Rosenblum JD. Radiologic placement of tunneled hemodialysis catheters in occluded neck, chest, or small thyrocervical collateral veins in central venous occlusion. Radiology. 2001 Feb; 218(2):471-6. PMID: 11161164.
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    51. Halperin JA, Brugnara C, Van Ha T, Tosteson DC. Voltage-activated cation permeability in high-potassium but not low-potassium red blood cells. Am J Physiol. 1990 Jun; 258(6 Pt 1):C1169-72. PMID: 1694398.
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    52. Halperin JA, Brugnara C, Tosteson MT, Van Ha T, Tosteson DC. Voltage-activated cation transport in human erythrocytes. Am J Physiol. 1989 Nov; 257(5 Pt 1):C986-96. PMID: 2596592.
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    53. Brugnara C, Van Ha T, Tosteson DC. Acid pH induces formation of dense cells in sickle erythrocytes. Blood. 1989 Jul; 74(1):487-95. PMID: 2752126.
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    54. Brugnara C, Van Ha T, Tosteson DC. Role of chloride in potassium transport through a K-Cl cotransport system in human red blood cells. Am J Physiol. 1989 May; 256(5 Pt 1):C994-1003. PMID: 2719101.
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    55. Brugnara C, Van Ha T, Tosteson DC. Properties of K+ transport in resealed human erythrocyte ghosts. Am J Physiol. 1988 Sep; 255(3 Pt 1):C346-56. PMID: 3421317.
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