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Christopher J. Francois, MD

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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Francois received his medical training at Northwestern University, completed an internship at Evanston Hospital of Northwestern University and completed his residency at Loyola University Medical Center.

Specialties

Radiology

UW Health Clinics

UW Hospital and Clinics
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Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Meriter Hospital, Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

Languages Spoken

English
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Radiology

Professional Certifications and Education

Fellowship Northwestern University
Residency Loyola University Medical Center
Internship Evanston Hospital of Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Medical School Northwestern University, 2000

PubMed Articles
Kruger SJ Niles DJ Dardzinski B Harman A Jarjour NN Ruddy M Nagle SK Francois CJ Sorkness RL Burton RM Munoz Del Rio A Fain SB . Hyperpolarized Helium-3 MRI of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction during challenge and therapy. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 May;39(5):1230-7
[PubMed ID: 24006239]
Landgraf BR Johnson KM Roldán-Alzate A Francois CJ Wieben O Reeder SB . Effect of temporal resolution on 4D flow MRI in the portal circulation. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Apr;39(4):819-26
[PubMed ID: 24395121]
Roldán-Alzate A Frydrychowicz A Johnson KM Kellihan H Chesler NC Wieben O François CJ . Non-invasive assessment of cardiac function and pulmonary vascular resistance in an canine model of acute thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension using 4D flow cardiovascular magnetic resonance. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2014 Mar 13;16:23
[PubMed ID: 24625242]
Swift AJ Wild JM Nagle SK Roldán-Alzate A François CJ Fain S Johnson K Capener D van Beek EJ Kiely DG Wang K Schiebler ML . Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging of pulmonary hypertension: a practical approach to the current state of the art. J Thorac Imaging. 2014 Mar;29(2):68-79
[PubMed ID: 24552882]
Drees R François CJ Saunders JH . INVITED REVIEW-COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHIC ANGIOGRAPHY (CTA) OF THE THORACIC CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM IN COMPANION ANIMALS. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2014 Feb 18;
[PubMed ID: 24547874]
Bultman EM Klaers J Johnson KM François CJ Schiebler ML Reeder SB Block WF . Non-contrast enhanced 3D SSFP MRA of the renal allograft vasculature: a comparison between radial linear combination and cartesian inflow-weighted acquisitions. Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Feb;32(2):190-5
[PubMed ID: 24246390]
Frydrychowicz A Wieben O Niespodzany E Reeder SB Johnson KM François CJ . Quantification of thoracic blood flow using volumetric magnetic resonance imaging with radial velocity encoding: in vivo validation. Invest Radiol. 2013 Dec;48(12):819-25
[PubMed ID: 23857136]
Kecskemeti S Johnson K François CJ Schiebler ML Unal O . Volumetric late gadolinium-enhanced myocardial imaging with retrospective inversion time selection. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Nov;38(5):1276-82
[PubMed ID: 23389851]
Taviani V Hernando D Francois CJ Shimakawa A Vigen KK Nagle SK Schiebler ML Grist TM Reeder SB . Whole-heart chemical shift encoded water-fat MRI. Magn Reson Med. 2013 Nov 1;
[PubMed ID: 24186810]
Schiebler ML Nagle SK François CJ Repplinger MD Hamedani AG Vigen KK Yarlagadda R Grist TM Reeder SB . Effectiveness of MR angiography for the primary diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism: clinical outcomes at 3 months and 1 year. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Oct;38(4):914-25
[PubMed ID: 23553735]
Wang K Schiebler ML Francois CJ Del Rio AM Cornejo MD Bell LC Korosec FR Brittain JH Holmes JH Nagle SK . Pulmonary perfusion MRI using interleaved variable density sampling and HighlY constrained cartesian reconstruction (HYCR). J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Sep;38(3):751-6
[PubMed ID: 23349079]
François CJ . Noninvasive imaging workup of patients with vascular disease. Surg Clin North Am. 2013 Aug;93(4):741-60, vii
[PubMed ID: 23885929]
François CJ Hartung MP Reeder SB Nagle SK Schiebler ML . MRI for acute chest pain: current state of the art. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Jun;37(6):1290-300
[PubMed ID: 23589367]
François CJ Markl M Schiebler ML Niespodzany E Landgraf BR Schlensak C Frydrychowicz A . Four-dimensional, flow-sensitive magnetic resonance imaging of blood flow patterns in thoracic aortic dissections. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 May;145(5):1359-66
[PubMed ID: 22841438]
Niles DJ Kruger SJ Dardzinski BJ Harman A Jarjour NN Ruddy M Nagle SK François CJ Fain SB . Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction: reproducibility of hyperpolarized 3He MR imaging. Radiology. 2013 Feb;266(2):618-25
[PubMed ID: 23169798]
Bellofiore A Roldán-Alzate A Besse M Kellihan HB Consigny DW Francois CJ Chesler NC . Impact of acute pulmonary embolization on arterial stiffening and right ventricular function in dogs. Ann Biomed Eng. 2013 Jan;41(1):195-204
[PubMed ID: 22864865]
François CJ . Advances in CT and MR Technology. Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther. 2012 Sep;24(3):128-36
[PubMed ID: 23334534]
Nett EJ Johnson KM Frydrychowicz A Del Rio AM Schrauben E Francois CJ Wieben O . Four-dimensional phase contrast MRI with accelerated dual velocity encoding. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Jun;35(6):1462-71
[PubMed ID: 22282344]
François CJ Srinivasan S Schiebler ML Reeder SB Niespodzany E Landgraf BR Wieben O Frydrychowicz A . 4D cardiovascular magnetic resonance velocity mapping of alterations of right heart flow patterns and main pulmonary artery hemodynamics in tetralogy of Fallot. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2012 Feb 7;14:16
[PubMed ID: 22313680]
Frydrychowicz A François CJ Turski PA . Four-dimensional phase contrast magnetic resonance angiography: potential clinical applications. Eur J Radiol. 2011 Oct;80(1):24-35
[PubMed ID: 21333479]