Clinical Research

Mount Sinai is dedicated to providing the very latest in interventional radiology. We keep on top of the most advanced research findings by participating in a range of clinical studies. Here are some of the research projects we are working on.


GCO # Project Title PI Expiration Date
20 0667 Minimally-Invasive Portal Vein Stent Placement: Efficacy and Predictors of Patency  Edward Kim, MD 04/01/23
20 0134 Outcomes in Locoregional Therapy Vivian Bishay, MD 02/24/23
19 2490 Procedural Factors which Improve Microwave Ablation Procedure and Outcomes (2 yr ext) Edward Kim, MD 01/09/23
19 0873 Prostate Artery Embolization Aaron M. Fischman, MD 05/06/22
21 0931 Liquid Embolization of Arterial Hemorrhages in the Peripheral Vasculature The LAVA Study Robert Lookstein, MD 12/04/21
18 2581 Computational Analytics for Prognosis Following Y90 Radiation Segmentectomy Edward Kim, MD 12/10/21
07 0614 Patients Receiving TheraSphere for the Treatment of Advanced Hepatocellular Carimona  Edward Kim, MD 06/14/19
11 0551 Single Center Experience with BRTO (Ballon Occlusion Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration of Gastric Varices): Retrospective Chart Review (Retrospective Study) Aaron M. Fischman, MD 06/09/19
11 0933 Phase 3 Prospective, Randomized, Blinded, and Controlled Investigation of Hepasphere/Quadrasphere Microspheres for Delivery of Doxorubicin for the Treatment of Hepatocellular Cancer Edward Kim, MD 06/16/20
11 1504 Single Center with Portal Vein Embolization Using Liquid Embollo: Retrospective Review to Determine Safety and Efficacy (Retrospective Study) Aaron M. Fischman, MD 01/08/18
12 2021 Percutaneous Microwave Ablation of Liver Tumors Using a 2.4 Ghz Gas-Cooled Probe: Single Center Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy (Retrospective Study) Aaron M. Fischman, MD 01/07/18
13 0436 Transradial Approach for Hepatic Arterial Embolization: Initial Results and Technique (Retrospective Study) Aaron M. Fischman, MD 03/10/21
13 0501 Long-term Follow-up of Side Effects and Survival Benefits of Radioembolization of Neuroendocrine Tumor Metastatic to the Liver (Retrospective Study) Francis Nowakowski, MD 04/19/17
13 0945 Transradial Uterine Artery Embolization: Initial Experience and Technique (Retrospective Study) Aaron M. Fischman, MD 07/16/19
13 1213 ARMOR: Ablation of Renal Masses Outcomes Registry (Retrospective Study) Aaron M. Fischman, MD 09/10/17
14 1512 VIRTUS: Safety and Efficacy of the Veniti Venous Stent System (Veniti, Inc.) When Used to Treat Clinically Significant Chronic Non-malignant Obstruction of the Ilio-femoral Vein Robert Lookstein, MD 11/17/17
14 1605 Single Day Pharamcomechanical Catheter Directed Thrombolysis (PDCT) for Treatment of DVT. (Retrospective Study) Aaron M. Fischman, MD 11/05/17
14 1698 Single Center Experience with Y90 Treatment for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Technique and Follow-up (Retrospective Study) Scott Nowakowski, MD 10/29/17
14 2142 Evaluation of Clarity, DoseAware, EmboGuide, and 2D Perfusion for IR Robert Lookstein, MD 06/01/17
15 0845 Transfemoral Approach for Complex IVC Filter Retrieval Using Endoscopic Forceps: A Retrospective Single Center Review of Clinical Outcomes Robert Lookstein, MD 06/28/17
15 0980 Impact of 90Yttrium (Y90) Radiation Segmentectomy on Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma  Aaron M. Fischman, MD 05/03/22
15 1928 Comparison of Microwave Vs. Radiofrequency Ablation of HCC When Combined with DEBTACE: Progression Free and Overall Survival Analysis (Retrospective Study) Edward Kim, MD 11/04/17
15 1947 Impact of Vessel Identification and Guidance Software on Fluoroscopy Time During Planning Angiography Prior to 90Yttrium Radioembolization Segmentectomy (Retrospective Study) Edward Kim, MD 11/03/17
16 1255 Computer Vision in Radiology Training: ICAHNC-1 Robert Lookstein, MD 04/27/22
16 1150 Predicting the Safety and Effectiveness of Inferior Vena Cava Filters (PRESERVE) Robert Lookstein, MD 08/15/17
16 1558 Radiation-Emitting SIR-Spheres in Non-Resectable (RESiN) Liver Tumor Patient Registry Edward Kim, MD 01/19/18
16 2095 Safety and Feasibility of Transradial Access in Patients on Anticoagulation and/or Antiplatelet Regimens (Retrospective Study) Aaron M. Fischman, MD 10/16/17
16 1792 The BARD® Venous Stent -  A Prospective, Non-Randomized, Multi-Center, Single-Arm Study of the Treatment of Iliofemoral Occlusive Disease – an Assessment for Effectiveness and Safety  (VERNACULAR) Robert Lookstein, MD 10/31/17
18 0206 Intrahepatic Flow Redistribution Prior to Segmental 90Yttrium Radioembolization for Challenging Tumor Vasculature Vivian Bishay, MD 02/06/21
18 1033 A New Focused Curriculum in Interventional Radiology for Third-Year Medical Students Vivian Bishay, MD  02/06/20
18 1146 Gastrointestinal Bleeding: Time for a Time-to-Treat Algorithm for Interventional Radiology Vivian Bishay, MD 04/18/22
18 2688 Inflammatory response with glue versus coil transcatheter embolization Mona Ranade, MD 1/15/2020
18 2693 Glue (NBCA or Histoacryl) and Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate (STS) Foam for Treatment of Variceal Bleeding Secondary to Portal Hypertension Mona Ranade, MD 1/9/2020
21 00443 Incidence of Pulmonary Embolism and Venous Thromboembolism in COVID-19 Robert Lookstein, MD 04/04/24
21 00638 Role of Artificial Intelligence for Pulmonary Embolism Management Robert Lookstein, MD 06/03/24


Vivian Bishay, MD