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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Sadowski joined UW Health in 2001 as a fellow in Abdominal Imaging and stayed on as faculty in the division after her fellowship. She is a world-renowned expert in female pelvic imaging, leading a charge to improve gynecological cancer outcomes through imaging in women around the world. She also has a passion for mentoring junior faculty, fellows and residents in their careers and is actively involved in the Office of Faculty Development at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

Specialties

Radiology

Abdominal Imaging and Intervention

Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan

Fluoroscopic Studies

Image-guided Biopsy

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan

PET/MRI Scan

Ultrasound

X-ray

Clinics

Digestive Health Center
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Radiology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
Medical School Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL

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Research

Dr. Sadowski’s research interests are non-invasive, functional MR imaging of gynecological cancers to improve the detection, pre-treatment assessment and post-treatment monitoring of women with gynecological malignancies.Her work has helped generate research funds to support multiple functional MRI research groups, all of which focus on developing techniques for assessing the kidney and gynecological cancers.


PubMed Articles
Hu Y Al-Niaimi AN Cagaanan A Sadowski EA Kushner DM Weisman PS McGregor SM Prominent decidualization following progestin treatment for endometrial hyperplasia and carcinoma as a mimic of large residual tumor: A cautionary tale. Gynecol Oncol Rep . 2021 May;36:100747
[PubMed ID: 33816740]
Reinhold C Rockall A Sadowski EA Siegelman ES Maturen KE Vargas HA Forstner R Glanc P Andreotti RF Thomassin-Naggara I Ovarian-Adnexal Reporting Lexicon for MRI: A White Paper of the ACR Ovarian-Adnexal Reporting and Data Systems MRI Committee. J Am Coll Radiol . 2021 Jan 21;
[PubMed ID: 33484725]
Thomas KL Zafar H Parikh P Korngold E Canon CL Sadowski E Representation of women among leadership and honorees within the Society of Abdominal Radiology, past and present. Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2021 Jan 16;
[PubMed ID: 33452899]
Starekova J Bruce RJ Sadowski EA Reeder SB No Cases of Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis after Administration of Gadoxetic Acid. Radiology . 2020 Dec;297(3):556-562
[PubMed ID: 32990511]
Expert Panel on GYN and OB Imaging. Uyeda JW George E Reinhold C Akin EA Ascher SM Brook OR Henrichsen TL Henwood PC Learman LA Maturen KE Patlas MN Robbins JB Sadowski EA Saphier C Wall DJ Glanc P ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Postpartum Hemorrhage. J Am Coll Radiol . 2020 Nov;17(11S):S459-S471
[PubMed ID: 33153557]
Expert Panel on GYN and OB Imaging. Robbins JB Sadowski EA Maturen KE Akin EA Ascher SM Brook OR Cassella CR Dassel M Henrichsen TL Learman LA Patlas MN Saphier C Wasnik AP Glanc P ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. J Am Coll Radiol . 2020 Nov;17(11S):S336-S345
[PubMed ID: 33153547]
Schrager S Torell E Ledford K Elezaby M Barroleit L Sadowski E Managing a woman with BRCA mutations? Shared decision-making is key. J Fam Pract . 2020 Jun;69(5):237-243
[PubMed ID: 32555753]
Expert Panel on Women’s Imaging. Wall DJ Reinhold C Akin EA Ascher SM Brook OR Dassel M Henrichsen TL Learman LA Maturen KE Patlas MN Robbins JB Sadowski EA Saphier C Uyeda JW Glanc P ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Female Infertility. J Am Coll Radiol . 2020 May;17(5S):S113-S124
[PubMed ID: 32370955]
Patel-Lippmann KK Sadowski EA Robbins JB Paroder V Barroilhet L Maddox E McMahon T Sampene E Wasnik AP Blaty AD Maturen KE Comparison of International Ovarian Tumor Analysis Simple Rules to Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound Guidelines for Detection of Malignancy in Adnexal Cysts. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2020 Mar;214(3):694-700
[PubMed ID: 31770022]
Bane O Mendichovszky IA Milani B Dekkers IA Deux JF Eckerbom P Grenier N Hall ME Inoue T Laustsen C Lerman LO Liu C Morrell G Pedersen M Pruijm M Sadowski EA Seeliger E Sharma K Thoeny H Vermathen P Wang ZJ Serafin Z Zhang JL Francis ST Sourbron S Pohlmann A Fain SB Prasad PV Consensus-based technical recommendations for clinical translation of renal BOLD MRI. MAGMA . 2020 Feb;33(1):199-215
[PubMed ID: 31768797]
Thomassin-Naggara I Poncelet E Jalaguier-Coudray A Guerra A Fournier LS Stojanovic S Millet I Bharwani N Juhan V Cunha TM Masselli G Balleyguier C Malhaire C Perrot NF Sadowski EA Bazot M Taourel P Porcher R Darai E Reinhold C Rockall AG Ovarian-Adnexal Reporting Data System Magnetic Resonance Imaging (O-RADS MRI) Score for Risk Stratification of Sonographically Indeterminate Adnexal Masses. JAMA Netw Open . 2020 Jan 3;3(1):e1919896
[PubMed ID: 31977064]
Elezaby M Lees B Maturen KE Barroilhet L Wisinski KB Schrager S Wilke LG Sadowski E <i>BRCA</i> Mutation Carriers: Breast and Ovarian Cancer Screening Guidelines and Imaging Considerations. Radiology . 2019 Jun;291(3):554-569
[PubMed ID: 31038410]
Expert Panel on Women’s Imaging:. Shipp TD Zelop CM Maturen KE Deshmukh SP Dudiak KM Henrichsen TL Oliver ER Poder L Sadowski EA Simpson L Weber TM Winter T Glanc P ACR Appropriateness Criteria<sup>®</sup> Growth Disturbances-Risk of Fetal Growth Restriction. J Am Coll Radiol . 2019 May;16(5S):S116-S125
[PubMed ID: 31054738]
Nougaret S Horta M Sala E Lakhman Y Thomassin-Naggara I Kido A Masselli G Bharwani N Sadowski E Ertmer A Otero-Garcia M Kubik-Huch RA Cunha TM Rockall A Forstner R Endometrial Cancer MRI staging: Updated Guidelines of the European Society of Urogenital Radiology. Eur Radiol . 2019 Feb;29(2):792-805
[PubMed ID: 29995239]
Harrison RF Mcnamara JE Beaumont CB Sadowski EA Chappell RJ Shahzad MM Spencer RJ Al-Niaimi AN Barroilhet LM Rose SL Kushner DM Using simple radiologic measurements to anticipate surgical challenge in endometrial cancer: a prospective study. Int J Gynecol Cancer . 2019 Jan;29(1):102-107
[PubMed ID: 30640690]
Expert Panel on Women’s Imaging:. Maturen KE Akin EA Dassel M Deshmukh SP Dudiak KM Henrichsen TL Learman LA Oliver ER Poder L Sadowski EA Vargas HA Weber TM Winter T Glanc P ACR Appropriateness Criteria<sup>®</sup> Postmenopausal Subacute or Chronic Pelvic Pain. J Am Coll Radiol . 2018 Nov;15(11S):S365-S372
[PubMed ID: 30392605]
Sadowski EA Paroder V Patel-Lippmann K Robbins JB Barroilhet L Maddox E McMahon T Sampene E Wasnik AP Blaty AD Maturen KE Indeterminate Adnexal Cysts at US: Prevalence and Characteristics of Ovarian Cancer. Radiology . 2018 Jun;287(3):1041-1049
[PubMed ID: 29480762]
Expert Panel on Women’s Imaging:. Brown DL Packard A Maturen KE Deshmukh SP Dudiak KM Henrichsen TL Meyer BJ Poder L Sadowski EA Shipp TD Simpson L Weber TM Zelop CM Glanc P ACR Appropriateness Criteria<sup>®</sup> First Trimester Vaginal Bleeding. J Am Coll Radiol . 2018 May;15(5S):S69-S77
[PubMed ID: 29724428]
Sadowski EA Robbins JB Rockall AG Thomassin-Naggara I A systematic approach to adnexal masses discovered on ultrasound: the ADNEx MR scoring system. Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2018 Mar;43(3):679-695
[PubMed ID: 28900696]
Kennedy TA Schrager S Sadowski E Documenting Web-Based Learning Modules as Scholarly Activity for Promotion. J Am Coll Radiol . 2018 Jan;15(1 Pt B):205-209
[PubMed ID: 29162420]