MEDICAL SERVICES

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Jordan University of Science and Technology , 1995 , Irbid , Jordan

Internship

  • Princess Basma Teaching Hospital, Jordan University of Science and Technology , 1996 , Irbid , Jordan

Residency

Diagnostic Radiology
  • Jordan University Hospital , 2000 , Amman , Jordan

Fellowship

Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center , 2002 , New York , NY

Fellowship

Pediatric Radiology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2003 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2004 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Radiology, Interventional Radiology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. The use of the internal mammary vein for central venous access. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Dec 26. View abstract
  2. Early Features of Progressive Hemifacial Atrophy-Clinical and Imaging Findings. JAMA Dermatol. 2020 Dec 01; 156(12):1376-1379. View abstract
  3. Diffuse Venous Malformations of the Upper Extremity (Bockenheimer Disease): Diagnosis and Management. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 12; 146(6):1317-1324. View abstract
  4. Prevalence of Frontal Sinus Aplasia in Jordanian Individuals. J Craniofac Surg. 2020 Oct; 31(7):2040-2042. View abstract
  5. Two-hour Observation After Liver Biopsy in Children: Clinical and Economic Outcome of a Quality Improvement Intervention. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 10; 71(4):e105-e108. View abstract
  6. Diffuse Venous Malformations of the Upper Extremity (Bockenheimer disease): Diagnosis and Management. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Sep 07. View abstract
  7. Congenital Disseminated Pyogenic Granuloma: Characterization of an Aggressive Multisystemic Disorder. J Pediatr. 2020 Jul 02. View abstract
  8. Surgical Management of Fibroadipose Vascular Anomaly of the Lower Extremities. J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Mar; 40(3):e227-e236. View abstract
  9. Massive Coil Nest Migration: Endovascular Retrieval. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2019 Oct; 30(10):1610-1611. View abstract
  10. Intramuscular fast-flow vascular anomaly contains somatic MAP2K1 and KRAS mutations. Angiogenesis. 2019 11; 22(4):547-552. View abstract
  11. Fibroadipose Vascular Anomaly in the Upper Extremity: A Distinct Entity With Characteristic Clinical, Radiological, and Histopathological Findings. J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Jan; 45(1):68.e1-68.e13. View abstract
  12. Imaging findings in epithelioid hemangioendothelioma. Clin Imaging. 2019 Nov - Dec; 58:59-65. View abstract
  13. A somatic activating NRAS variant associated with kaposiform lymphangiomatosis. Genet Med. 2019 07; 21(7):1517-1524. View abstract
  14. The Use of Non-ionic Contrast Agent for Lymphangiography and Embolization of the Thoracic Duct. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2019 Mar; 42(3):481-483. View abstract
  15. Lymphaticovenous bypass of the thoracic duct for the treatment of chylous leak in central conducting lymphatic anomalies. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Mar; 54(3):562-568. View abstract
  16. Pulmonary thromboembolic events in patients with congenital lipomatous overgrowth, vascular malformations, epidermal nevi, and spinal/skeletal abnormalities and Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2018 07; 6(4):511-516. View abstract
  17. Preoperative Embolization of Venous Malformations Using n-Butyl Cyanoacrylate. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2018 May; 52(4):269-274. View abstract
  18. Endovascular Treatment of Congenital Arterioportal Fistulas. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Jul; 41(7):1021-1028. View abstract
  19. Tissue expander-stimulated lengthening of arteries for the treatment of midaortic syndrome in children. J Vasc Surg. 2018 06; 67(6):1664-1672. View abstract
  20. Percutaneous sclerotherapy for spongiform venous malformations - analysis of patient-evaluated outcome and satisfaction. Vasa. 2017 Oct; 46(6):477-483. View abstract
  21. Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis in a Child with Bilateral Renal Artery Graft Thrombosis. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 Aug; 28(8):1184-1188. View abstract
  22. Sonographic screening for Wilms tumor in children with CLOVES syndrome. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Dec; 64(12). View abstract
  23. The effect of topical 5-flurouracil application post endoscopic inferior turbinoplasty. Am J Otolaryngol. 2017 Mar - Apr; 38(2):135-138. View abstract
  24. A case report of unusual pneumomediastinum after endoscopic sinus surgery. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2016; 29:249-253. View abstract
  25. Imaging features of kaposiform lymphangiomatosis. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Aug; 46(9):1282-90. View abstract
  26. Cryoablation in fibro-adipose vascular anomaly (FAVA): a minimally invasive treatment option. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Jul; 46(8):1179-86. View abstract
  27. Misdiagnosis of plexiform neurofibroma as venous malformation in pediatric patients. Int Angiol. 2016 Dec; 35(6):613-621. View abstract
  28. Gastrointestinal Infantile Hemangioma: Presentation and Management. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Oct; 61(4):415-20. View abstract
  29. Abernethy Malformation. Radiographics. 2015 Sep-Oct; 35(5):1623. View abstract
  30. Hepatic Arteriovenous Malformation or Rapidly Involuting Congenital Hemangioma? Tex Heart Inst J. 2015 Aug; 42(4):408. View abstract
  31. Impact of Screening for Hepatic Hemangiomas in Patients with Multiple Cutaneous Infantile Hemangiomas. Pediatr Dermatol. 2015 Nov-Dec; 32(6):808-12. View abstract
  32. Letter to the Editor: Multiple Infantile Hemangiomas or Multifocal Venous Malformations? Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Aug; 54(9):913-4. View abstract
  33. Vascular Anomalies Classification: Recommendations From the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies. Pediatrics. 2015 Jul; 136(1):e203-14. View abstract
  34. The retrograde transvenous push-through method: a novel treatment of peripheral arteriovenous malformations with dominant venous outflow. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2015 Jun; 38(3):623-31. View abstract
  35. Combined and complex vascular malformations. Vasa. 2015 Mar; 44(2):92-105. View abstract
  36. Lymphatic and other vascular malformative/overgrowth disorders are caused by somatic mutations in PIK3CA. J Pediatr. 2015 Apr; 166(4):1048-54.e1-5. View abstract
  37. Capillary-venous malformation in the upper limb. Pediatr Dermatol. 2015 Mar-Apr; 32(2):287-9. View abstract
  38. Vascular malformations revisited. Vasa. 2015 Jan; 44(1):5-22. View abstract
  39. Diffuse capillary malformation in association with fetal pleural effusion: report of five patients. Pediatr Dermatol. 2015 Jan-Feb; 32(1):70-5. View abstract
  40. PIK3CA-related overgrowth spectrum (PROS): diagnostic and testing eligibility criteria, differential diagnosis, and evaluation. . 2015 Feb; 167A(2):287-95. View abstract
  41. Risk factors for mortality in patients with multifocal and diffuse hepatic hemangiomas. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 May; 50(5):837-41. View abstract
  42. Percutaneous coil embolization of massive pelvic pseudoaneurysm in an infant. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Jun; 45(6):931-5. View abstract
  43. Portomesenteric thrombosis and hypertension in Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome. Avicenna J Med. 2014 Oct; 4(4):106. View abstract
  44. Cutaneovisceral angiomatosis with thrombocytopenia without cutaneous involvement. J Pediatr. 2014 Oct; 165(4):876-876.e1. View abstract
  45. Arteriovenous malformations. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2014 Aug; 23(4):203-7. View abstract
  46. Overgrowth syndromes with complex vascular anomalies. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2014 Aug; 23(4):208-15. View abstract
  47. Safety and efficacy of bleomycin sclerotherapy for microcystic lymphatic malformation. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2014 Dec; 37(6):1476-81. View abstract
  48. Reply to Merrow et al. regarding additional imaging features of intramuscular capillary-type hemangioma and the importance of ultrasound. Pediatr Radiol. 2014 Nov; 44(11):1475. View abstract
  49. Subfascial involvement in glomuvenous malformation. Skeletal Radiol. 2014 Jul; 43(7):895-7. View abstract
  50. Intramuscular capillary-type hemangioma: radiologic-pathologic correlation. Pediatr Radiol. 2014 May; 44(5):558-65. View abstract
  51. Percutaneous embolization of a chylous leak from thoracic duct injury in a child. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2014 Aug; 37(4):1111-3. View abstract
  52. Fibro-adipose vascular anomaly: clinical-radiologic-pathologic features of a newly delineated disorder of the extremity. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jan; 34(1):109-17. View abstract
  53. Misdiagnosis of Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome. Intern Med. 2014; 53(5):525. View abstract
  54. Kaposiform lymphangiomatosis: a distinct aggressive lymphatic anomaly. J Pediatr. 2014 Feb; 164(2):383-8. View abstract
  55. Multi-planar dynamic contrast-enhanced ultrasound assessment of blood flow in a rabbit model of testicular torsion. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Feb; 40(2):361-70. View abstract
  56. Metameric syndromes. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Dec; 12(6):664. View abstract
  57. Sonography-guided percutaneous liver biopsies in children. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Sep; 201(3):645-50. View abstract
  58. Capillary-venous malformation in the lower limb. Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 Sep-Oct; 30(5):541-8. View abstract
  59. Giant Spontaneous Femoral Artery Pseudoaneurysm Treated with Covered Stents: Report of a rare presentation and review of literature. Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J. 2013 Aug; 13(3):E472-5. View abstract
  60. Midaortic syndrome: 30 years of experience with medical, endovascular and surgical management. Pediatr Nephrol. 2013 Oct; 28(10):2023-33. View abstract
  61. The use of endovenous laser treatment in toddlers. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2013 Jun; 24(6):855-8. View abstract
  62. Interdisciplinary approach to treatment of vascular anomalies. Tech Vasc Interv Radiol. 2013 Mar; 16(1):55-8. View abstract
  63. Gorham-Stout disease and generalized lymphatic anomaly--clinical, radiologic, and histologic differentiation. Skeletal Radiol. 2013 Jul; 42(7):917-24. View abstract
  64. Transjugular retrograde cannulation of the portal vein via patent ductus venosus: alternative access for endovascular hepatic interventions. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2013 Jan; 24(1):81-4. View abstract
  65. Embolization of a bleeding Dieulafoy lesion of the duodenum in a child. Case report and review of the literature. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jan; 48(1):e39-41. View abstract
  66. Catheter-induced venous spasm. Circulation. 2012 Nov 06; 126(19):2363-5. View abstract
  67. A rare association of fibromuscular dysplasia, renal agenesis, renal arteriovenous fistulae, and vertebral anomalies: expanding the V in VACTERL association. . 2012 Nov; 158A(11):2863-5. View abstract
  68. Gross hemoglobinuria and oliguria are common transient complications of sclerotherapy for venous malformations: review of 475 procedures. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Sep; 199(3):691-4. View abstract
  69. Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma: atypical features and risks of Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon in 107 referrals. J Pediatr. 2013 Jan; 162(1):142-7. View abstract
  70. Cerebrofacial venous anomalies, sinus pericranii, ocular abnormalities and developmental delay. Interv Neuroradiol. 2012 Jun; 18(2):153-7. View abstract
  71. Somatic mosaic activating mutations in PIK3CA cause CLOVES syndrome. Am J Hum Genet. 2012 Jun 08; 90(6):1108-15. View abstract
  72. PTEN hamartoma of soft tissue: a distinctive lesion in PTEN syndromes. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 May; 36(5):671-87. View abstract
  73. Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome: the quest for the proper diagnosis. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Apr; 26(3):443-4. View abstract
  74. Hepatic mesenchymal hamartoma and infantile hemangioma: a rare association. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Mar; 47(3):448-52. View abstract
  75. Venous malformation: risk of progression during childhood and adolescence. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Feb; 68(2):198-201. View abstract
  76. Lessons from a liver hemangioma registry: subtype classification. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Jan; 47(1):165-70. View abstract
  77. Long-term outcome of radiofrequency ablation for intraoral microcystic lymphatic malformation. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Dec; 137(12):1247-50. View abstract
  78. Simple system for perivenous tumescent infusion for endovenous laser ablation. Phlebology. 2012 Aug; 27(5):242-4. View abstract
  79. The misguided research on Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Nov; 128(5):565e-566e. View abstract
  80. Misdiagnosis of knee venous malformation as juvenile idiopathic arthritis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Sep; 31(6):683-90. View abstract
  81. Liver hemangiomas and elevated serum a-fetoprotein: unsolved questions. Hum Pathol. 2011 Sep; 42(9):1369-71; author reply 1371-2. View abstract
  82. Sclerotherapy of abdominal lymphatic malformations with doxycycline. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Oct; 22(10):1431-5. View abstract
  83. Intranodal lymphangiography: feasibility and preliminary experience in children. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Sep; 22(9):1300-5. View abstract
  84. Isolated femoral osseous megalymphatics with chylous reflux: case report and review of the literature. Skeletal Radiol. 2012 Feb; 41(2):221-5. View abstract
  85. Vascular anomalies of the male genitalia. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jun; 46(6):1214-21. View abstract
  86. Differential diagnosis of lower extremity enlargement in pediatric patients referred with a diagnosis of lymphedema. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Apr; 127(4):1571-1581. View abstract
  87. Detachment of introducer sheath radiopaque marker during retrieval of G2 filter. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2011 Apr; 34(2):431-4. View abstract
  88. Contrast-enhanced, real-time volumetric ultrasound imaging of tissue perfusion: preliminary results in a rabbit model of testicular torsion. Phys Med Biol. 2011 Apr 07; 56(7):2183-97. View abstract
  89. Pilomatrixoma imitating infantile hemangioma. J Craniofac Surg. 2011 Mar; 22(2):734-6. View abstract
  90. Interventional management of vascular malformations. Tech Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Mar; 14(1):22-31. View abstract
  91. Comments on the diagnosis and management of CLOVES syndrome. Pediatr Dermatol. 2011 Mar-Apr; 28(2):215-6. View abstract
  92. Complex spinal-paraspinal fast-flow lesions in CLOVES syndrome: analysis of clinical and imaging findings in 6 patients. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Nov-Dec; 32(10):1812-7. View abstract
  93. Management of lymphatic malformations. Clin Plast Surg. 2011 Jan; 38(1):75-82. View abstract
  94. Management of venous malformations. Clin Plast Surg. 2011 Jan; 38(1):83-93. View abstract
  95. Another epidermal naevus with polyostotic anomalies? Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2011 Jan; 93(1):93; author reply 94. View abstract
  96. Metastatic neuroblastoma mimicking infantile hemangioma. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Oct; 45(10):2045-9. View abstract
  97. Hermann Friedberg's case report: an early description of CLOVES syndrome. Clin Genet. 2010 Oct; 78(4):342-7. View abstract
  98. Extensive venous malformation: an alternative diagnosis to Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome. J Anesth. 2010 Oct; 24(5):821-2; author reply 823. View abstract
  99. Portal vascular anomalies in Down syndrome: spectrum of clinical presentation and management approach. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Aug; 45(8):1676-81. View abstract
  100. Persistent fetal vasculature and spontaneous hyphema in a patient with Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome. J AAPOS. 2010 Aug; 14(4):376; author reply 376-7. View abstract
  101. Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome and spinal arteriovenous malformations: an erroneous association. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2010 Oct; 31(9):1608-12. View abstract
  102. Portomesenteric venous thrombosis associated with rectal venous malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jun; 45(6):1221-7. View abstract
  103. CLOVES syndrome with thoracic and central phlebectasia: increased risk of pulmonary embolism. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Aug; 140(2):459-63. View abstract
  104. Picture of the month: kaposiform hemangioendothelioma with Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Apr; 164(4):387, 388. View abstract
  105. Diversion venography--a modified technique in Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome: initial experience. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 May; 21(5):685-9. View abstract
  106. Percutaneous retrieval of an intravascular fluency stent-graft using a rigid alligator forceps: case report. Semin Dial. 2010 Mar-Apr; 23(2):220-3. View abstract
  107. Infantile myofibroma or lymphatic malformation: differential diagnosis of neonatal cystic cervicofacial lesions. J Craniofac Surg. 2010 Mar; 21(2):422-6. View abstract
  108. Perinatal clinical and imaging features of CLOVES syndrome. Pediatr Radiol. 2010 Aug; 40(8):1436-9. View abstract
  109. Renal pseudoaneurysm following laser lithotripsy: endovascular treatment of a rare complication. J Pediatr Urol. 2010 Aug; 6(4):420-2. View abstract
  110. Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome was not the correct answer. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Feb; 164(2):203; author reply 204-5. View abstract
  111. The use of the internal thoracic vein for percutaneous central venous access in an infant. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 Mar; 21(3):400-2. View abstract
  112. MRI findings of persistent sciatic artery associated with pelvic infantile hemangioma. Clin Radiol. 2010 Feb; 65(2):172-5. View abstract
  113. Noninvasive assessment of testicular torsion in rabbits using frequency-domain near-infrared spectroscopy: prospects for pediatric urology. J Biomed Opt. 2009 Sep-Oct; 14(5):054027. View abstract
  114. Hepatic failure in a rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma of the liver: failure of embolotherapy. Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Oct; 39(10):1118-23. View abstract
  115. Neonatal hemochromatosis and patent ductus venosus: clinical course and diagnostic pitfalls. Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Aug; 39(8):823-7. View abstract
  116. Neurointerventional management of low-flow vascular malformations of the head and neck. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2009 May; 19(2):199-218. View abstract
  117. Comments on imaging and management of hepatic hemangiomas. Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Jun; 39(6):637-8. View abstract
  118. Adult-onset kaposiform hemangioendothelioma in a posttraumatic site. Ann Plast Surg. 2009 Apr; 62(4):456-8. View abstract
  119. A truly unusual overgrowth syndrome: an alternative diagnosis to Klippel-Trénaunay-Weber syndrome. Intern Med. 2009; 48(6):493-4; author reply 495. View abstract
  120. Atypical manifestation of patent ductus venosus in a child: intervening against a paradoxical presentation. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2009 Apr; 20(4):537-42. View abstract
  121. Multiple symptomatic cerebral arteriovenous malformations in a patient with HIV. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2009 Jun; 30(6):1273-4. View abstract
  122. CLOVE(S) syndrome: expanding the acronym. . 2009 Feb; 149A(2):294; author reply 295. View abstract
  123. Characterization of a distinct syndrome that associates complex truncal overgrowth, vascular, and acral anomalies: a descriptive study of 18 cases of CLOVES syndrome. Clin Dysmorphol. 2009 Jan; 18(1):1-7. View abstract
  124. Vascular lesions of bone in children, adolescents, and young adults. A clinicopathologic reappraisal and application of the ISSVA classification. Virchows Arch. 2009 Feb; 454(2):161-79. View abstract
  125. Delayed formation and rupture of a pseudoaneurysm after transjugular liver biopsy in a pediatric bone marrow transplant patient: imaging and endovascular treatment. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2009 Mar; 32(2):377-80. View abstract
  126. Angiographic demonstration of an aberrant abdominal umbilical artery in a patient with penoscrotal transposition and caudal regression. Surg Radiol Anat. 2009 Mar; 31(3):215-9. View abstract
  127. Lumbar artery pseudoaneurysm following inferior vena cava filter placement. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2008 Nov; 19(11):1673-4. View abstract
  128. Embolization of a large inferior vena cava aneurysm in a child. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2008 Oct; 19(10):1509-12. View abstract
  129. A lethal form of Gorham disease associated with extensive musculoskeletal pneumatosis: case report and review of the literature. Skeletal Radiol. 2008 Nov; 37(11):1041-6. View abstract
  130. The use of inferior vena cava filters in young children. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2008 Jul; 19(7):1103-6. View abstract
  131. Percutaneous sclerotherapy of lymphatic malformations with doxycycline. Lymphat Res Biol. 2008; 6(3-4):209-16. View abstract
  132. The spectrum of vascular anomalies in patients with PTEN mutations: implications for diagnosis and management. J Med Genet. 2007 Sep; 44(9):594-602. View abstract
  133. The natural history of tunneled hemodialysis catheters removed or exchanged: a single-institution experience. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2007 Feb; 18(2):227-35. View abstract
  134. Hepatic hemangiomas: subtype classification and development of a clinical practice algorithm and registry. J Pediatr Surg. 2007 Jan; 42(1):62-7; discussion 67-8. View abstract
  135. Percutaneous sclerotherapy for lymphatic malformations: a retrospective analysis of patient-evaluated improvement. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Oct; 17(10):1639-48. View abstract
  136. Denys-Drash syndrome (DDS). Pediatr Nephrol. 2006 Sep; 21(9):1237-40. View abstract
  137. Median nerve bisection: a morbid complication of a peripherally inserted central catheter. J Vasc Access. 2006 Jul-Sep; 7(3):129-31. View abstract
  138. Retroperitoneal bleeding after inadvertent laceration of an arterial collateral during central venous catheterization; treatment with embolization. Emerg Radiol. 2006 Sep; 12(6):278-81. View abstract
  139. The lollipop sign: a new cross-sectional sign of hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma. Eur J Radiol. 2006 Sep; 59(3):460-4. View abstract
  140. Placement of tunnelled hemodialysis catheters across stenotic and occluded central veins. J Vasc Access. 2003 Jan-Mar; 4(1):3-8. View abstract