Jane P Ko

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Jane Ko

Professor, Department of Radiology
Flwp Dir Thoracic Radiology Program NYU Radiology Associates

Contact Info

Address
660 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016

212-263-5217

Education

— Masschussetts General Hospital-Thoracic Radiology, Clinical Fellowships
— Univ of Chicago, Pritzker Sch of Medicine, Medical Education
— New England Deaconess Hospital Hospital--Radiology, Residency Training
— University of Chicago Hospitals--Medicine, Internship

Research Summary

Research interests have centered on the use of thin-section CT and development of computer techniques to evaluate for, characterize and follow up small pulmonary nodules. Small pulmonary nodules are difficult to detect given their size, and research has addressed the influence of computer aided diagnosis and image compression on nodule detection. Additionally, small pulmonary nodules are not easily characterized in terms of benign or malignant potential by other modalities such as lung biopsy or PET, secondary to size constraints. Current methods for assessing these nodules may be improved by the application of computer methods, such as volume and growth analysis. Technology that enables registration of two CT studies of a patient performed at different times has been investigated and may facilitate the comparison of multiple CT studies in patients with multiple nodules. Dr. Ko enjoys involving residents and medical students on her research projects.

Research Keywords

pulmonary nodule characterization, computer image analysis, lung cancer

Incidentally Detected Mediastinal Mass on a Chest Radiograph
Halpenny, Darragh; Niu, Bowen; McGuinness, Georgeann; Bessich, Jamie; Berman, Philip; Lowy, Joseph; Ko, Jane. Incidentally Detected Mediastinal Mass on a Chest Radiograph. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2017 Mar;14(3):459-462 (2471142)

Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with azithromycin selects for anti-inflammatory microbial metabolites in the emphysematous lung
Segal, Leopoldo N; Clemente, Jose C; Wu, Benjamin G; Wikoff, William R; Gao, Zhan; Li, Yonghua; Ko, Jane P; Rom, William N; Blaser, Martin J; Weiden, Michael D. Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with azithromycin selects for anti-inflammatory microbial metabolites in the emphysematous lung. Thorax. 2017 Jan;72(1):13-22 (2199482)

Imaging of the Postsurgical Thoracic Aorta: A State-of-the-Art Review
Latson, Larry A Jr; DeAnda, Abe Jr; Ko, Jane P. Imaging of the Postsurgical Thoracic Aorta: A State-of-the-Art Review. Journal of thoracic imaging. 2017 Jan;32(1):1-25 (2372712)

CT pulmonary angiography of adult pulmonary vascular diseases: Technical considerations and interpretive pitfalls
Taslakian, Bedros; Latson, Larry A; Truong, Mylene T; Aaltonen, Eric; Shiau, Maria C; Girvin, Francis; Alpert, Jeffrey B; Wickstrom, Maj; Ko, Jane P. CT pulmonary angiography of adult pulmonary vascular diseases: Technical considerations and interpretive pitfalls. European journal of radiology. 2016 Nov;85(11):2049-2063 (2287582)

Lung Adenocarcinoma: Correlation of Quantitative CT Findings with Pathologic Findings
Ko, Jane P; Suh, James; Ibidapo, Opeyemi; Escalon, Joanna G; Li, Jinyu; Pass, Harvey; Naidich, David P; Crawford, Bernard; Tsai, Emily B; Koo, Chi Wan; Mikheev, Artem; Rusinek, Henry. Lung Adenocarcinoma: Correlation of Quantitative CT Findings with Pathologic Findings. Radiology. 2016 Sep;280(3):931-939 (2080082)