Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Delbeke, Dominique , M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

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Dept. of Radiology and Radiological Sciences CCC-1121 Medical Center North 37232-2675

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Dr. Delbeke has published 94 peer-reviewed articles and 50 book chapters. She has served on the editorial boards of numerous scientific journals and is involved in numerous clinical research projects. Dr. Delbeke has co-edited five textbooks including Positron Emission Tomography: Clinical Practice, Nuclear Cardiology and Correlative Imaging: A Teaching File, Practical FDG Imaging, and Nuclear Medicine Imaging: A Teaching File. She serves as the Director of Nuclear Medicine and PET at Vanderbilt and functions in a national leadership role in the Society of Nuclear Medicine and the American Board of Nuclear Medicine.

Dr. Delbeke?s primary research interests revolve around PET and SPECT applications in oncology and cardiology.

Editors: Delbeke D, Martin WH, Patton JA, Sandler MP Publisher:Springer-Verlag, NY, NY, 2002. Practical FDG Imaging: A teaching File. , , , .

Delbeke, D, Chiti, A, Christian, P, Darcourt, J, Donohoe, K, Flotats, A, Krause, BJ, Royal, HD. SNMMI/EANM guideline for guideline development 6.0. J Nucl Med Technol, 40(4), 283-9, 2012.

Delbeke, D, Royal, HD, Frey, KA, Graham, MM, Segall, GM. SNMMI/ABNM joint position statement on optimizing training in nuclear medicine in the era of hybrid imaging. J Nucl Med, 53(9), 1490-4, 2012.

Li, X, Abramson, RG, Arlinghaus, LR, Chakravarthy, AB, Abramson, V, Mayer, I, Farley, J, Delbeke, D, Yankeelov, TE. An algorithm for longitudinal registration of PET/CT images acquired during neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer: preliminary results. EJNMMI Res, 2(1), 62, 2012.

Delbeke, D, Martin, WH. FDG PET and PET/CT for colorectal cancer. Methods Mol Biol, 727, 77-103, 2011.

Delbeke, D, Segall, GM. Status of and trends in nuclear medicine in the United States. J Nucl Med, 52 Suppl 2, 24S-8S, 2011.

Delbeke, D, Martin, WH. PET and PET/CT for pancreatic malignancies. Surg Oncol Clin N Am, 19(2), 235-54, 2010.

Spratt, DE, Diaz, R, McElmurray, J, Csiki, I, Duggan, D, Lu, B, Delbeke, D. Impact of FDG PET/CT on delineation of the gross tumor volume for radiation planning in non-small-cell lung cancer. Clin Nucl Med, 35(4), 237-43, 2010.

Delbeke, D, Schoder, H, Martin, WH, Wahl, RL. Hybrid imaging (SPECT/CT and PET/CT): improving therapeutic decisions. Semin Nucl Med, 39(5), 308-40, 2009.

Delbeke, D, Stroobants, S, de Kerviler, E, Gisselbrecht, C, Meignan, M, Conti, PS. Expert opinions on positron emission tomography and computed tomography imaging in lymphoma. Oncologist, 14 Suppl 2, 30-40, 2009.

Dong, C, Sriram, S, Delbeke, D, Al-Kaylani, M, Arain, AM, Singh, P, McLean, MJ, Abou-Khalil, B. Aphasic or amnesic status epilepticus detected on PET but not EEG. Epilepsia, 50(2), 251-5, 2009.

Walker, RC, Jones-Jackson, LB, Martin, W, Habibian, MR, Delbeke, D. New imaging tools for the diagnosis of infection. Future Microbiol, 2(5), 527-54, 2007.

Delbeke, D, Coleman, RE, Guiberteau, MJ, Brown, ML, Royal, HD, Siegel, BA, Townsend, DW, Berland, LL, Parker, JA, Hubner, K, Stabin, MG, Zubal, G, Kachelriess, M, Cronin, V, Holbrook, S. Procedure guideline for tumor imaging with 18F-FDG PET/CT 1.0. J Nucl Med, 47(5), 885-95, 2006.

Delbeke, D, Coleman, RE, Guiberteau, MJ, Brown, ML, Royal, HD, Siegel, BA, Townsend, DW, Berland, LL, Parker, JA, Zubal, G, Cronin, V, , . Procedure Guideline for SPECT/CT Imaging 1.0. J Nucl Med, 47(7), 1227-34, 2006.

Malkerneker, D, Brenner, R, Martin, WH, Sampson, UK, Feurer, ID, Kronenberg, MW, Delbeke, D. CT-based attenuation correction versus prone imaging to decrease equivocal interpretations of rest/stress Tc-99m tetrofosmin SPECT MPI. J Nucl Cardiol, 14(3), 314-23, 2006.

Rhodes, MM, Delbeke, D, Whitlock, JA, Martin, W, Kuttesch, JF, Frangoul, HA, Shankar, S. Utility of FDG-PET/CT in follow-up of children treated for Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol, 28(5), 300-6, 2006.

Delbeke, D, Martin, WH. Update of PET and PET/CT for hepatobiliary and pancreatic malignancies. HPB (Oxford), 7(3), 166-79, 2005.

Roman, CD, Martin, WH, Delbeke, D. Incremental value of fusion imaging with integrated PET-CT in oncology. Clin Nucl Med, 30(7), 470-7, 2005.

Delbeke, D, Martin, WH. Metabolic imaging with FDG: a primer. Cancer J, 10(4), 201-13, 2004.

Delbeke, D, Pinson, CW. Pancreatic tumors: role of imaging in the diagnosis, staging, and treatment. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg, 11(1), 4-10, 2004.

Tharp, K, Israel, O, Hausmann, J, Bettman, L, Martin, WH, Daitzchman, M, Sandler, MP, Delbeke, D. Impact of 131I-SPECT/CT images obtained with an integrated system in the follow-up of patients with thyroid carcinoma. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, 31(10), 1435-42, 2004.

Delbeke D, Kovalsky E, Morgan DS, Martin WH, Kinney M, Arrowsmith T, Greer J. 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose imaging with positron emission tomography for initial staging of Hodgkin's disease and lymphoma. Molecular Imaging and Biology, 4, 105-114, 2001.

Delbeke D, Martin WH, Patton JA, Sandler MP. Value of Iterative reconstruction, attenuation correction, and image fusion for interpretation of FDG images using an intergrated dual-head coincidence camera with X-ray based attenuation maps in patients with known or suspected malignancy. Radiology, 218, 163-171, 2001.

Delbeke, D, Sandler, MP. The role of hybrid cameras in oncology. Semin Nucl Med, 20(4), 268-280, 2000.

Boren EB, Delbeke D, Patton JA, Sandler MP. Comparison of FDG PET and Positron Coincidence Dectection Imaging Using a Dual Head Gamma Camera (DHC) with 5/8 inch Nal(TI) Crystals in patients with Suspected Body Malignancies. Europ J Nucl Med , 26, 379-387, 1999.

Delbeke D. Oncological applications of FDG-PET imaging: Breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, hepatocellular carcinomas and other body tumors. J Nucl Med , 40, 1706-1716, 1999.

Delbeke D. Oncological applications of FDG-PET imaging: Brain tumors, colorectal cancer, lymphoma and melanoma. J Nucl Med , 40, 591-603, 1999.

Delbeke D, Patton JA, Martin WH, Sandler MP. FDG PET and dual-head gamma camera positron coincidence detection imaging using a dual head gamma camera of suspected malignancies and brain disorders. J Nucl Med, 40(1999), 110-117, 1999.

Delbeke D, Rose M, Chapman WC, Pinson CW, Wright JK, Beauchamp DR, Leach S. Optimal interpretaion of F-18FDG Imaging with positron emission tomography significantly impacts the diagnosis, staging and management of pancreatic carcinoma. J Nucl Med , 40, 1784-1792, 1999.

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