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Mark A. Kliewer, MD


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Mark A. Kliewer, MD Print Friendly Page

Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

The focus of my research has been on the application of advanced ultrasound imaging techniques to problems of tissue characterization and the pathophysiology of blood flow. My principle contributions to the medical literature have been in the field of obstetrical ultrasound and vascular Doppler ultrasound. In the field of obstetrical ultrasound, my research has concentrated primarily on the identification and characterization of fetal malformations. In the field of Doppler ultrasound, my focus has been on analyses of the spectral waveforms in both normal and abnormal hemodynamic states. Currently, I am collaborating with colleagues in Medical Physics on clinical applications for tissue characterization techniques such as backscatter analysis and elastography.

Specialties

Radiology

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Hospital Affiliation(s)

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

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Radiology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatric Radiology
Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Residency Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Internship Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

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Procedures

Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

  • Abdominal CT Scan
  • Abdominal MRI
  • Abdominal X-Ray
  • Colon Contrast X-Ray
  • Esophagram
  • Swallowing Function w/Cineradiography
  • Transvaginal Ultrasound
  • Upper GI Tract X-Ray
PubMed Articles
Wang X Jackson DC Varghese T Mitchell CC Hermann BP Kliewer MA Dempsey RJ . Correlation of cognitive function with ultrasound strain indices in carotid plaque. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Jan;40(1):78-89
[PubMed ID: 24120415]
Wagner JM Lee KS Rosas H Kliewer MA . Accuracy of sonographic diagnosis of superficial masses. J Ultrasound Med. 2013 Aug;32(8):1443-50
[PubMed ID: 23887955]
Rocque BG Jackson D Varghese T Hermann B McCormick M Kliewer M Mitchell C Dempsey RJ . Impaired cognitive function in patients with atherosclerotic carotid stenosis and correlation with ultrasound strain measurements. J Neurol Sci. 2012 Nov 15;322(1-2):20-4
[PubMed ID: 22658531]
DeWall RJ Bharat S Varghese T Hanson ME Agni RM Kliewer MA . Characterizing the compression-dependent viscoelastic properties of human hepatic pathologies using dynamic compression testing. Phys Med Biol. 2012 Apr 21;57(8):2273-86
[PubMed ID: 22459948]
Omari EA Varghese T Kliewer MA . A novel saline infusion sonohysterography-based strain imaging approach for evaluation of uterine abnormalities in vivo: preliminary results. J Ultrasound Med. 2012 Apr;31(4):609-15
[PubMed ID: 22441918]
Robbins JB Parry JP Guite KM Hanson ME Chow LC Kliewer MA Sadowski EA . MRI of pregnancy-related issues: müllerian duct anomalies. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Feb;198(2):302-10
[PubMed ID: 22268172]
DeWall RJ Varghese T Kliewer MA Harter JM Hartenbach EM . Compression-dependent viscoelastic behavior of human cervix tissue. Ultrason Imaging. 2010 Oct;32(4):214-28
[PubMed ID: 21213567]
Shi H Varghese T Mitchell CC McCormick M Dempsey RJ Kliewer MA . In vivo attenuation and equivalent scatterer size parameters for atherosclerotic carotid plaque: preliminary results. Ultrasonics. 2009 Dec;49(8):779-85
[PubMed ID: 19640556]
Shi H Mitchell CC McCormick M Kliewer MA Dempsey RJ Varghese T . Preliminary in vivo atherosclerotic carotid plaque characterization using the accumulated axial strain and relative lateral shift strain indices. Phys Med Biol. 2008 Nov 21;53(22):6377-94
[PubMed ID: 18941278]
Sadowski EA Ochsner JE Riherd JM Korosec FR Agrawal G Pritts EA Kliewer MA . MR hysterosalpingography with an angiographic time-resolved 3D pulse sequence: assessment of tubal patency. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Nov;191(5):1381-5
[PubMed ID: 18941073]
Hobson MA Kiss MZ Varghese T Sommer AM Kliewer MA Zagzebski JA Hall TJ Harter J Hartenbach EM Madsen EL . In vitro uterine strain imaging: preliminary results. J Ultrasound Med. 2007 Jul;26(7):899-908
[PubMed ID: 17592053]
Kiss MZ Hobson MA Varghese T Harter J Kliewer MA Hartenbach EM Zagzebski JA . Frequency-dependent complex modulus of the uterus: preliminary results. Phys Med Biol. 2006 Aug 7;51(15):3683-95
[PubMed ID: 16861774]
Hinshaw JL Laeseke PF Winter TC 3rd Kliewer MA Fine JP Lee FT Jr . Radiofrequency ablation of peripheral liver tumors: intraperitoneal 5% dextrose in water decreases postprocedural pain. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006 May;186(5 Suppl):S306-10
[PubMed ID: 16632692]
Kliewer MA . Writing it up: a step-by-step guide to publication for beginning investigators. J Nucl Med Technol. 2006 Mar;34(1):53-9
[PubMed ID: 16517971]
Kliewer MA . Writing it up: a step-by-step guide to publication for beginning investigators. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Sep;185(3):591-6
[PubMed ID: 16120904]
Kliewer MA Freed KS DeLong DM Pickhardt PJ Provenzale JM . Reviewing the reviewers: comparison of review quality and reviewer characteristics at the American Journal of Roentgenology. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Jun;184(6):1731-5
[PubMed ID: 15908521]
Kliewer MA DeLong DM Freed K Jenkins CB Paulson EK Provenzale JM . Peer review at the American Journal of Roentgenology: how reviewer and manuscript characteristics affected editorial decisions on 196 major papers. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2004 Dec;183(6):1545-50
[PubMed ID: 15547189]