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Ganesh Adluru                             


I am a Research Assistant Professor in UCAIR in the Department of Radiology at the University of Utah.  My research interests are in MR image reconstruction and processing with applications in cardiac and neuroimaging.




(1)  Spatio-Temporal Constrained Reconstruction (STCR)

(2)  Myocardial perfusion image processing (mpi2d)

Journal Publications

(1). A. Harrison, G. Adluru, K. Damal, A. Shaaban, B. Wilson, D. Kim, C. McGann, N.F. Marrouche, E.V.R. DiBella, “Rapid ungated myocardial perfusion MRI: preliminary diagnostic accuracy”, J Cardiovasc Magn Reson, 15:26, 2013.

(2). S.G. Lingala, E.V.R. DiBella, G. Adluru, M. Jacob, “Accelerating free breathing myocardial perfusion MRI using multi coil radial k-t SLR”, Phys Med Biol, 58:7309-7327, 2013.

(3). C. Welsh, E.V.R. DiBella, G. Adluru, E. Hsu, "Model-Based Reconstruction of Undersampled Diffusion Tensor K-Space Data", Magn Reson Med, 70:429-40, 2013.

(4). L. Feng, B. Srichai-Parsia, R. Lim, A. Harrison, W. King, G. Adluru, E.V.R. DiBella, D. Sodickson, R. Otazo, D. Kim, "Highly-Accelerated Real-Time Cardiac Cine MRI Using k-t SPARSE-SENSE", Magn Reson Med, 70:64-74, 2013.

(5). L. Chen, G. Adluru, M.C. Schabel, C.J. McGann, E.V.R. DiBella, "Myocardial perfusion MRI with an undersampled 3D stack of stars sequence", Medical Physics, 39:5204-11, 2012.

(6). E.V.R. DiBella, L. Chen, M.C. Schabel, G. Adluru, C.J. McGann, "Myocardial perfusion acquisition without magnetization preparation or gating", Magn Reson Med (MRM), 67:609-613, 2012.

(7). E.V.R. DiBella, J.U. Fluckiger, L. Chen, T.H. Kim, N.A. Pack, B. Matthews, G. Adluru, T. Priester, S. Kuppahally, R. Jiji, C. McGann, S.E. Litwin, “The effect of obesity on regadenoson-induced myocardial hyperemia: a quantitative magnetic resonance imaging study”, Int Journal Cardiovasc Imaging, DOI 10.1007/s10554-011-9949-4 , 2011.

(8). G. Adluru, L. Chen, S.E. Kim, N. Burgon, E.G. Kholmovski, N.F. Marrouche, E.V.R. DiBella, “3D Late Gadolinium Enhancement imaging of the left atrium with a hybrid radial acquisition and compressed sensing”, J Magn Reson Imaging (JMRI), 34: 1465-1471, 2011.

(9). G. Adluru, T.Tasdizen, M. Schabel, E.V.R. DiBella, “Reconstruction of 3D Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI using Non-Local Means”, J Magn Reson Imaging (JMRI), 32: 1217-1227, 2010.

(10). N. Todd, G. Adluru, A. Payne, E.V.R. DiBella, D.L. Parker, “Temporally constrained reconstruction applied to MRI temperature data”, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine; 62(2):406-19, 2009.

(11). G. Adluru, C. Mc Gann, P. Speier, E.G. Kholmovski, A. Shaaban, E.V.R. DiBella.  "Acquisition and reconstruction of undersampled radial data for myocardial perfusion MRI".  JMRI 29:466-473, 2009.

(12). G.Adluru, E.V.R. DiBella. "Reordering for improved constrained reconstruction from undersampled k-space data". International Journal of Biomedical Imaging vol. 2008, Article ID 341684, 12 pages, 2008. doi:10.1155/2008/341684.

(13) G. Adluru, S.P. Awate, T. Tasdizen, R.T. Whitaker, E.V.R. DiBella, “Temporally constrained reconstruction of dynamic cardiac perfusion MRI”, 2007, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Jun; 57(6): 1027 -1036

(14) G. Adluru, E.V.R. DiBella, M.C. Schabel, “Model-based registration for dynamic cardiac perfusion MRI”, 2006, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nov; 24(5); 1062-70


Conference Proceedings

(1). L. Feng, M.B. Srichai-Parsia, R.P. Lim, A. Harrison, W. King, G. Adluru, E.V.R. Dibella, D. Sodickson, R. Otazo, D. Kim. Quantitative Assessment of Highly Accelerated Real Time Cardiac Cine MRI Using Compressed Sensing and Parallel Imaging. pp. 3798, Proc ISMRM 2012.

(2). E.V.R. DiBella, S.K. Iyer, G. Adluru, B. Martin, D. Likhite, C.J. McGann, A. Harrison. Comparison of Quantitative Myocardial Perfusion from Self-gated and Gated Acquisitions. pp.157, Proc ISMRM 2012.

(3). C. L. Welsh, E.W. Hsu, G. Adluru, J.S. Anderson, E.V.R. DiBella. Quantitative Performance Comparison of Reconstruction Methods for Multi-Coil DTI Data. pp.1897, Proc ISMRM 2012.

(4). J. Hulet, G. Adluru, J.C. Facelli, E.V.R. DiBella, D.L. Parker. Fast Temporally Constrained Reconstruction on a GPU Cluster. pp.2266, Proc ISMRM 2012.

(5). S.K. Iyer, T. Tasdizen, G. Adluru, E.V.R DiBella. A Block Reordering Technique in a Compressed Sensing Framework. pp.2262, Proc ISMRM 2012.

(6). H. Wang, N.K. Bangerter, G. Adluru, M. Schabel, G.R. Morrell, E.V.R. DiBella. Comparison of highly accelerated TV and low rank methods for breast DCE data. pp.4203, Proc ISMRM 2012.

(7). A. Harrison, C. McGann, B. Wilson, G. Adluru, E.V.R. DiBella. Self-gated cardiac magnetic resonance perfusion imaging: Clinical performance and correlation with X-ray angiography and delayed enhancement. pp. O39, Proc SCMR 2012.

(8). G. Adluru, A. Harrison, C. McGann, E.V.R. DiBella. A model-based approach for deformable registration of ungated cardiac perfusion MRI. pp.1138, Proc ISMRM 2012.

(9). G. Adluru, L. Chen, D. Feinberg, J. Anderson, E.V.R. DiBella. Improving rank constrained reconstructions using prior information with reordering. pp.2248, Proc ISMRM 2012.

(10). G. Adluru, E.V.R. DiBella. Compression2: Compressed sensing with compressed coil arrays. pp. P242, Proc SCMR 2012

(11).  G. Adluru, L. Chen, E.V.R. DiBella. Undersampled free breathing cardiac perfusion MRI reconstruction without motion estimation. pp: 97-100, Proc. IEEE ISBI 2011.

(12) G. Adluru, L. Chen, S.E. Kim, E. Kholmovski, N. Marrouche, E.V.R. DiBella. Self-navigated 3D late gadolinium enhancement imaging of the left atrium. pp. 1378, Proc ISMRM 2011.  

(13) L. Chen, G. Adluru, C. McGann, E.V.R. DiBella. Three-Dimensional myocardial perfusion MRI with an undersampled 3D hybrid radial sequence. pp. 2044, Proc ISMRM 2011.

(14) E.V.R. DiBella, G. Adluru, L. Chen, C. McGann. Self-gated Cardiac Perfusion MRI. pp. 222, Proc ISMRM 2011.

(15) G. Adluru, L. Chen, S.E. Kim, N. Hu, K.H. Sabey, D.A. Bull, E. Kholmovski, N. Marrouche, E.V.R. DiBella. Late Gadolinium Enhancement imaging using stack of stars and compressed sensing. pp.162, Proc SCMR 2011.

(16) G. Adluru, T. Tasdizen, R.T. Whitaker, E.V.R. DiBella. Improving Undersampled MRI Reconstruction Using Non-Local Means. pp: 4000-4003, Proc. ICPR 2010.

(17) J. Hinkle, G. Adluru, E. Kholmovski, E.V.R.DiBella, S.Joshi. 4D MAP MRI Image Reconstruction. pp: 215-257, Proc. VISAPP 2010.

(18) G. Adluru, S.Vijayakumar, N.Burgon, E.Kholmovski, N.Marrouche, E.V.R. DiBella. 3D hybrid radial acquisition with compressed sensing for LGE imaging of left atrium: A simulation study. pp. 1285, Proc ISMRM 2010.

(19) M. Rosen, G. Adluru, R. Amaravadi, Y. Xue, J. Yu, H.K. Song, N. Haas, P. O’Dwyer. DCE-MRI demonstrates anti-vascular properties of Sorafenib in metastatic hormone resistant prostate cancer. pp. 4845, Proc. ISMRM 2010.

(20) J. Hinkle, G. Adluru, E. Kholmovski, E.V.R.DiBella, S.Joshi. 4D MAP Image Reconstruction of MRI Data. pp. 3661, Proc. ISMRM 2010.

(21) G. Adluru, W. Lin, M.Rosen, H. Song, “Constrained reconstruction of Dynamic Contrast Enhanced Tumor MR data with respiratory self-gating”, Proc. ISMRM, 2009.p:2830.

(22) G. Adluru, M. Rosen, H.Song, “Reconstruction of undersampled MR data using Lp (0<p<1) spatial constraints”, Proc. ISMRM, 2009, p:2825.

(23) M.J. Wald, G.Adluru, H.K.Song, F.W.Wehrli, “Accelerated high resolution imaging of trabecular bone using total variation constrained reconstruction”, Proc. ISMRM, 2009, p:2819.

(24) T.H. Kim, N.Pack, G.Adluru, E.V.R.DiBella,”Quantification of myocardial perfusion with an undersampled radial acquisition”, Proc ISMRM 2009, p:3782.

(25) G. Adluru, H. Song, “Lp (0<p<1) constrained reconstruction of MR data”, Proc. ISMRM Workshop on Data Sampling and Image reconstruction, 2009.

(26) J. P. Cetnar, M. A. Rosen, D. J. Vaughn, N. B. Haas, A. B. Troxel, H. Song, G. Adluru, K. T. Flaherty, P. J. O'Dwyer, R. K. Amaravadi, “Phase II study of sorafenib and docetaxel in men with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC)” Proc ASCO, 2009.

(27) G. Adluru, E.V.R. DiBella, “Data reordering for improved constrained reconstruction from undersampled k-space data”, Proc ISMRM 2008, p:3153.

(28) G. Adluru, E.V.R. DiBella, “A comparison of L1 and L2 norms as temporal constraints for reconstruction of undersampled dynamic contrast enhanced cardiac scans with respiratory motion”, Proc. ISMRM 2008, p:340.

(29) G. Adluru, E.V.R. DiBella, C.J. McGann, “Data acquisition and reconstruction of Undersampled radial MR myocardial perfusion”, Proc. SCMR 2008, p:215.

(30) G. Adluru, E. Hsu, E.V.R. DiBella, “Constrained reconstruction of sparse cardiac MR DTI data”, Proc FIMH 2007, LNCS 4466, pp: 91-99.

(31) G. Adluru, R.T. Whitaker, E.V.R. DiBella, “Spatio-Temporal Constrained Reconstruction of sparse Dynamic Contrast Enhanced Radial MRI data”, Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. BioMed. Imag, 2007, pp: 109-112.

(32) E.V.R. DiBella, G. Adluru, E. Kholmovski, “Strategies for parallel spatio-temporal constrained reconstruction of dynamic MRI”, Proc. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, 2007.

(33) N. Todd, G. Adluru, E.V.R. DiBella, D.L. Parker, “A Temporally Constrained Reconstruction algorithm applied to MRI temperature data”, Proc. ISMRM, 2007, p-1136.

(34) E.V.R. DiBella, E. Kholmovski, G. Adluru, “Reconstruction of subsets of radial data with constraints”, Proc. ISMRM Workshop on Non-Cartesian MRI, 2007.

(35) L. Lorenzo, R.S. MacLeod, R.T. Whitaker, G. Adluru, E.V.R. DiBella, “Active Contours and shape models for segmentation of cardiac perfusion MRI datasets”, Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. Vol 6144, 2006, pp: 1320-1331.

(36) G. Adluru, E.V.R. DiBella, “Segmentation based registration of myocardium in cardiac perfusion images”, Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med (14), 2006, pp:1223.

(37) G. Adluru, E.V.R. DiBella, R.T. Whitaker, “Automatic segmentation of cardiac short axis slices in perfusion MRI”, Proc.  IEEE Int. Symp. BioMed. Imag 2006, pp: 133-136.