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Karen Tong, MD
Associate Professor, Radiology
School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Basic Sciences
School of Medicine
Presentations    General Academic Presentation
  • “Multimodality neuroimaging of traumatic brain injury.” 48th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology. Boston, Massachusetts, May 17, 2010. ( 5/2010 )
  • “Advanced MR imaging techniques in pediatric traumatic brain injury: Susceptibility weighted imaging and multivoxel magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging.” 2nd Joint Symposium of the International and National Neurotrauma Societies. Santa Barbara, California, September 7-11, 2009. ( 9/2009 )
  • Tong, K. “The use of technology in the diagnosis of shaken baby syndrome.” 1st Canadian Conference of Shaken Baby Syndrome, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 28, 1999. ( 5/1999 )
  • Tong, K. "Neurofibromatosis of the spine." Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, February 25, 1999. ( 2/1999 )
  • Tong, K. "MRI prioritization and waiting lists in Saskatchewan." National workshop of the Health Transition Fund waiting list project, Calgary, Alberta, November 10-11, 1998. ( 11/1998 )
  • Tong, K. "Neuroimaging with MRI: Clinical and research frontiers." Saskatchewan Neuroscience Network, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, December 19, 1997. ( 12/1997 )
  Research Presentations -- International
  • “Advanced multimodal MRI of human TBI: A window into the injured brain”. Guest lecture for UBC MRI Research Center. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 23, 2010. ( 6/2010 )
  • Tong, K.  “Review of past clinical applications of susceptibility weighted imaging.” SWI study session, 17th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 18-24, 2009. ( 4/2009 )
  • Tong, K. “Clinical Applications of SWI”. 94th Scientific assembly and annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, November 30 – December 5, 2008. ( 11/2008 - 12/2008 )
  • Salehi B, Oyoyo U, Tong KA. “Follow-up of traumatic hemorrhagic brain injuries identified by susceptibility-weighted imaging.” 94th Scientific assembly and annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, November 30 – December 5, 2008. ( 11/2008 - 12/2008 )
  • Tong, K. “New MRI Methods for Clinical Imaging of TBI”. Neuroscience meeting, University of Chongqing, China, October 24, 2008. ( 10/2008 )
  • Tong, K. “Clinical Overview of Susceptibility Weighted Imaging”. 16th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Toronto Convention and Trade Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 3-9, 2008. ( 5/2008 )
  • Tong K, Holshouser B, Shutter L, Wall C, Nickerson J, Ashwal S. “Evaluation of pediatric diffuse axonal injury using susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI) and MR spectroscopy. “ Eleventh Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Toronto Convention Center, Canada, July 10-16, 2003. ( 7/2003 )
  • Tong, K. “Special Focus Session: ASNR Invited Papers - Improved detection of hemorrhagic shearing injuries in children with posttraumatic diffuse axonal injury using susceptibility-weighted imaging: correlation with severity and outcome.” 88th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, December 2, 2002. ( 12/2002 )
  • Tong, K. “Applications of SWI in adult and pediatric trauma cases.” Second annual AVID BOLD/SWI meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 22, 2002. ( 5/2002 )
  • Tong KA, Ashwal S, Holshouser BA, Shutter L, Herigault G, Haacke EM. “Improved detection of hemorrhagic shearing injuries in children with post-traumatic diffuse axonal injury using susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI): correlation with severity and outcome.” 10th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 24, 2002. ( 5/2002 )
  • Tong KA, Holshouser BA, Shutter, L, Chiou P, Herigault G, Haacke EM. “High resolution susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI) improves detection of hemorrhagic lesions in adults with traumatic brain injury: correlation with severity of injury and outcome.” 10th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 20, 2002. ( 5/2002 )
  • Ashwal S, Tong K, Holshouser B, Herigault G, Haacke EM. “Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy and high resolution magnetic susceptibility imaging in children with post-traumatic diffuse axonal injury.” European Federation of Child Neurology Societies, Baden-Baden, Germany, September, 2001. ( 9/2001 )
  • Tong K, Holshouser BA, Colohan A, Shutter L. “Evaluation and prognosis of severe traumatic brain injury using single and multi-voxel proton MR spectroscopy.” 9th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Glasgow, Scotland, April 26, 2001. ( 4/2001 )
  • Tong, K. “The AVID BOLD sequence: The Loma Linda University Medical Center experience.” First annual AVID BOLD meeting, Glasgow, Scotland, April 24, 2001. ( 4/2001 )
  • Tong, K. "Introduction to current MRI techniques in brain research." 20th European Winter Conference on Brain Research, Villars, Switzerland, March 17, 2000. ( 3/2000 )
  • Tong, K. "Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy for clinical diagnosis and prognosis." 20th European Winter Conference on Brain Research, Villars, Switzerland, March 17, 2000. ( 3/2000 )
  Research Presentations -- National
  • Tong, K.  “Susceptibility Weighted Imaging and other advanced neuroimaging techniques in pediatric brain injury.” 52nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Radiology. La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, California, April 22-25, 2009. ( 4/2009 )
  • Salehi B, Oyoyo U, Tong K. "Long term follow-up of hemorrhagic injuries identified by susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI), in adults with traumatic brain injury." 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology. Chicago, IL ( 6/2007 )
  • Tong KA. "Susceptibility Weighted Imaging for Traumatic Brain Injury." Flashback to the Future of Radiology. Loma Linda University Medical Center ( 10/2006 )
  • Ashwal S, Obenaus A, Holshouser B, Tone B, Bartnik B, Graupner G, Tong K, Wycliffe ND. Modeling of injury severity in newborns with hypoxia-ischemia using volumetric magnetic resonance imaging. 35th Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society, Philadelphia, PA. Oct. 18-21, 2006. ( 10/2006 )
  • Ashwal S, Obenaus A, Holshouser B, Tone B, Bartnik B, Graupner G, Tong K, Wycliffe ND. "Modeling of injury severity in newborns with hypoxia-ischemia using volumetric magnetic resonance imaging." 35th Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society. Philadelphia, PA ( 10/2006 )
  • Tong KA. "The larynx and hypopharynx." 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology. Phoenix, AZ ( 9/2006 - 10/2006 )
  • Armin SS, Bartnik B, Tong K, Holshouser B, Hsu F. "Advanced MRI techniques for peri-operative evaluation of brain tumors." 3rd Annual Congress of the International Brain Mapping and Intraoperative Surgical Planning Symposium (IBMISPS). Clermont-Ferrand, France ( 9/2006 )
  • Tong KA, Carr C, Dengel A, Oyoyo U, Ashwal S, Uffindell S, Holshouser BA. "Pediatric and adult global hypoxic-ischemic injury evaluated by diffusion-weighted imaging and MR spectroscopy." 14th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Seattle, WA ( 5/2006 )
  • Tong K. "Normal anatomy and diseases of the larynx and hypopharynx." 44th Annual meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology. San Diego, CA ( 5/2006 )
  • Hou DJ, Tong KA, Ashwal S, Oyoyo U, Joo E, Shutter L, Obenaus A. "Diffusion-weighted imaging improves outcome in adults with diffuse axonal injury." Annual Postgraduate Convention. Loma Linda, CA ( 3/2006 )
  • Chastain C, Oyoyo U, Joo E,Shutter L, Ashwal S, Tong KA. "Predicting outcomes of adult traumatic brain injury by imaging modality and brain region." Annual Postgraduate Convention. Loma Linda, CA ( 3/2006 )
  • Carr C, Tong K, Ashwal S, Angeles D, Michelson D, Holshouser B. "Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in hypoxic-ischemic injury: correlation with outcome in different age groups." Annual Postgraduate Convention. Loma Linda, CA ( 3/2006 )
  • Hou DJ, Tong KA, Ashwal S, Joo E, Shutter L, Obenaus A. "Diffusion-weighted imaging improves outcome prediction in adults with diffuse axonal injury." Western Student Medical Research Forum. Carmel, CA ( 2/2006 )
  • Chastain C, Oyoyo U, Joo E, Shutter L, Ashwal S, Tong KA. "Predicting outcomes of adult traumatic brain injury by imaging modality and brain region." Western Student Medical Research Forum. Carmel, CA ( 2/2006 )
  • Tong K. "Neuroradiology Update 2006." NeuroUpdate 2006. Loma Linda, CA ( 2/2006 )
  • Tong K, Armin S, Hsu F. "CT and MR perfusion imaging for assessment of surgical revascularization in cerebral ischemia." International Brain Mapping and Intraoperative Surgical Planning Symposium (IBMISPS). Los Angeles, CA ( 11/2005 )
  • Ashwal S, Holshouser B, Tong K. "Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy imaging detects diffuse axonal injury in pediatric traumatic brain injury." 6th Annual European Pediatric Neurology Society Meeting. Goteborg, Swedan ( 9/2005 )
  • Galloway N;Tong K;Oyoyo U;Holshouser B;Ashwal S;Obenaus A. "Diffusion-weighted imaging improves outcome prediction in pediatric TBI." 6th Annual University of California Neurotrauma Meeting. Ojai, CA ( 8/2005 )
  • Tong KA;Harder SL;Piantini RE;Sheridan C. "Utility of 3-dimensional cranial computed tomography for evaluation of non-accidental trauma." 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ( 5/2005 )
  • Holshouser B;Babikian T;Freier MC;Tong K;Burley T;Riggs ML. "Proton spectroscopy predicts neuropsychological outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury." 13th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Miami Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL ( 5/2005 )
  • Yong-HIng CJ;Obenaus A;Stryker R;Tong K;Sarty GE. "Magnetic resonance imaging and mathematical modeling of progressive formalin fixation of the human brain." 13th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Miami Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL ( 5/2005 )
  • Tong KA;Nickerson J;Ashwal S;Kido D;Haacke M. "Susceptibility Weighted Imaging: A New MR Imaging technique with application to pediatric neurologic disorders." 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology. Toronto, Ontario ( 5/2005 )
  • Sigmund G;Nickerson J;Wall CJ;Ashwal S;Tong k. "Multimodality comparison of neurimaging in pediatric traumatic brain injury." Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University. Loma Linda, CA ( 3/2005 )
  • Achiriloaie A;Kido DK;Tong KA;Wycliffe ND. "White matter microhemorrhages in patients with hepatic encephalopathy." Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University. Loma Linda, CA ( 3/2005 )
  • Tong K. "Regional assessment of adult traumatic brain injury using susceptibility weighted magnetic resonance imaging correlated to long term outcome." Western Student Medical Research Forum. Carmel, CA ( 2/2005 )
  • Tong K. "Multi-Modality comparision of neuroimaging in pediatric traumatic brain injury." Western Student Medical Research Forum. Carmel, CA ( 2/2005 )
  • Tong KA;Ashwal S;Shutter L;Wall C;Nickerson J;Aguilera A;Holshouser B. "Clinical correlation of hemorrhagic shearing lesions in children and adults with traumatic brain injury." The 22nd Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium. San Diego, CA ( 10/2004 )
  • Ashwal S, Tong KA, Holshouser BA, Kido D, Serna T, Haacke EM. “Association between GCS, duration of coma and outcomes with the extent of hemorrhagic DAI lesions determined by susceptibility weighted MRI in children with traumatic brain injury.” 32nd Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society, Miami Beach, Florida, October 3, 2003. ( 10/2003 )
  • Tong, K. “Update on SWI at LLUMC”. Third Annual Susceptibility Weighted Imaging Meeting, Marriott Eaton Hotel, Toronto, Canada, July 14, 2003. ( 7/2003 )
  • Tong K, Kido D, Ashwal SA. “Elucidating the Sturge-Weber pial angioma using non-contrast high-resolution susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI) – visualization of deep venous shunting and possible increased oxygen extraction in the underlying brain: A case report.” 41st Annual meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D.C., April 26-May 2, 2003. ( 4/2003 - 5/2003 )
  • Tong K. “Improved detection of diffuse axonal injury using a new MRI technique, susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI): Impact on diagnosis and prediction of clinical outcome.” Annual retreat of GE–AUR Radiology Research Academic Fellowship (GERRAF) program. Four Seasons, Las Vegas, February 3-6, 2003. ( 2/2003 )
  • Tong, K. “New MRI techniques for imaging of head trauma: DWI, MRS and SWI.” World Class MR and CT: Achieving Excellence in Neuro/Skeletal Imaging, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 7, 2002. ( 7/2002 )
  • Tong, K. “Detection of hemorrhagic shearing injuries in TBI by susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI).” Neurotrauma Imaging 2002: A symposium on imaging for the diagnosis and understanding of traumatic brain injury, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 15, 2002 ( 6/2002 )
  • Tong KA, Ashwal S, Holshouser BA, Shutter L, Herigault G, Haacke E. “Improved detection of hemorrhagic shearing injuries in children with post-traumatic diffuse axonal injury using susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI): correlation with severity and outcome.” 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Neuroradiology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 17, 2002. ( 5/2002 )
  • Haacke EM, Reichenbach JR, Herigault G, Tong K (presenter), Kido DK. “Susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI): A new means to enhance image contrast.” 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Neuroradiology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 15, 2002. ( 5/2002 )
  • Wycliffe D, Choe J, Holshouser B, Shutter L, Tong K, Herigault G, Haacke EM, Kido DK. “Increased sensitivity of MR susceptibility-weighted imaging in detection of hemorrhage within acute cerebral infarct compared to CT.” 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Neuroradiology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 15, 2002. ( 5/2002 )
  • Tong KA, Shutter L, Colohan A, Holshouser B. “Comparison of a new high resolution blood-sensitive magnetic resonance imaging technique with magnetic resonance spectroscopy in predicting outcome in adults experiencing severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) – Preliminary results.” 50th Annual Meeting of the Association of University Radiologists, Phoenix, Arizona, April 20, 2002. ( 4/2002 )
  • Tong KA. “Comparison of a new high resolution blood-sensitive magnetic resonance imaging technique with magnetic resonance spectroscopy in predicting outcome in adults experiencing severe traumatic brain injury – Project update.” Annual Retreat of the General Electric – Academic University Radiologists Radiology Research Academic Fellowship (GERRAF) program, Naples, Florida, February 13, 2002. ( 2/2002 )
  • Holshouser BA, Ashwal S, delRio MJ, Tong KA, Applegate R, Bailey L. “Use of proton MR spectroscopy to assess the brain in children undergoing profound hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass.” 87th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, November 25-30, 2001. ( 11/2001 )
  • Chiou P, Tong KA, Holshouser BA, Shutter LA, Herigault G, Haacket EM. “Utility of proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) and high-resolution magnetic susceptibility imaging (MSI) in adults with traumatic brain injury”. 87th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, November 25-30, 2001. ( 11/2001 )
  • Choe JS, Ashwal S, Tong KA, Holshouser BA. “Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in children with post-traumatic diffuse axonal injury.” 87th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, November 25-30, 2001. ( 11/2001 )
  • Ashwal S, Holshouser B, Tong K, Craig K, Collins J, Sheridan C. “Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in children with post-traumatic diffuse axonal injury.” Child Neurology Society Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia, October, 2001. ( 10/2001 )
  • Tong K, Blevins G, Holshouser B, Ashwal S. "Correlation of diffusion-weighted imaging, T2 relaxation times and MR spectroscopy in pediatric hypoxic-ischemic injury." 38th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Atlanta, Georgia, April 7, 2000. ( 4/2000 )
  • Tong, K. "Neurofibromatosis of the spine." 2nd Annual Symposium of the American Society of spine Radiology, Naples, Florida, February 16, 1999. ( 2/1999 )
  • Tong, K. “Neuroradiological Features of Stroke in Childhood.” Canadian Congress of Neuroscience, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, June 24, 1997. ( 6/1997 )
  • Davidson HC, Harnsberger HR, Lemmerling MM, Mancuso AA, Tong KA, Dahlen RT. “MR evaluation of vestibulocochlear abnormalities in patients with large vestibular aqueduct syndrome.” 35th annual meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 18-22, 1997. ( 5/1997 )
  • Tong K. “Sporadic and familial occurrence of large vestibular aqueduct syndrome on CT and high resolution thin-section FSE MR imaging." 81st scientific assembly and annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, November 26 - December 1, 1995. ( 11/1995 - 12/1995 )
  Research Presentations -- Regional
  • Zimmerman M, Aguilera A, Joo E, Shutter L, Ashwal S, Tong K, Holshouser B. “Regional assessment of adult traumatic brain injury using susceptibility weighted magnetic resonance imaging correlated to long term outcome.” Western Student Medical Research Forum, Carmel, California, February 2-5, 2005.  ( 2/2005 )
  • Sigmund G, Nickerson J, Wall CJ, Ashwal S, Tong K. “Multi-modality comparison of neuroimaging in pediatric traumatic brain injury.” Western Student Medical Research Forum, Carmel, California, February 2-5, 2005.  ( 2/2005 )
  • Aguilera A, Tong K, Holshouser B, Shutter L, Joo E, Ashwal S, Haacke EM. “Comparison of hemorrhagic shearing injuries detected by MRI to 6 month outcomes after traumatic brain injury in adults.” Western Regional Meeting of the Journal of Investigative Medicine: Western Student Medical Research Forum, Monterey Beach Hotel, Carmel, California, January 28 – February 1, 2004.  ( 1/2004 - 2/2004 )
  • Nickerson J, Tong K, Holshouser B, Shutter L, Anh S, Kido D, Haacke EM. “Improved detection of traumatic brain injury using MRI”. Western Regional Meeting of the Journal of Investigative Medicine: Western Student Medical Research Forum, Monterey Beach Hotel, Carmel, California, January 28 – February 1, 2003.  ( 1/2003 - 2/2003 )
  • Tong, K. “High resolution susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI): A new MRI technique for evaluation of traumatic brain injury.” Brain Injury Research Center, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, April 10, 2002. ( 4/2002 )
  Research Presentations -- Local/Campus
  • “Tidal wave of neuroimaging”. Neuroscience Conference for Healthcare Professionals. Loma Linda University Medical Center Staff Development, Loma Linda, California, February 19, 2010. ( 2/2010 )
  • Tong, K. “Susceptibility Weighted Imaging for Traumatic Brain Injury”. Flashback to the Future of Radiology Conference sponsored by LLUMC Department of Radiology and Staff Development, Loma Linda University Medical Center, October 29, 2006. ( 10/2006 )
  • “Imaging of the orbit.” Department of Ophthalmology, Grand Rounds. Loma Linda University Medical Center, October 15, 1999. ( 10/1999 )
  Poster Presentation
  • Salehi B, Oyoyo U, Tong K, “Long term follow-up of hemorrhagic injuries identified by susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI), in adults with traumatic brain injury.” 45rd Annnual meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Illinois, Jun 9-14, 2007. ( 6/2007 - 9/2009 )
  • Tong K, Loewy J. "IAC MR self-assessment comparing a heavily weighted T2 sequence with T1WI pre- and post-contrast." Canadian Association of Radiologists, 61st Annual scientific meeting, Halifax, June 14-17, 1998. ( 6/2008 )
  • Tong KA, Carr C, Dengel A, Oyoyo U, Ashwal S, Uffindell S, Holshouser BA. “Pediatric and adult global hypoxic-ischemic injury evaluated by diffusion-weighted imaging and MR spectroscopy.” 14th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, Washington, May 6-12, 2006. ( 5/2006 )
  • Hou DJ, Tong KA, Ashwal S, Oyoyo U, Joo E, Shutter L, Obenaus A. “Diffusion-weighted imaging improves outcome in adults with diffuse axonal injury.” Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, March 6, 2006. ( 3/2006 )
  • Chastain C, Oyoyo U, Joo E, Shutter L, Ashwal S, Tong KA. “Predicting outcomes of adult traumatic brain injury by imaging modality and brain region.” Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, March 6, 2006. ( 3/2006 )
  • Carr C, Tong K, Ashwal S, Angeles D, Michelson D, Holshouser B. “Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in hypoxic-ischemic injury: correlation with outcome in different age groups.” Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, March 6, 2006. ( 3/2006 )
  • Galloway N, Tong K, Ashwal S, Oyoyo U, Obenaus A. “Diffusion-weighted imaging improves outcome prediction in pediatric traumatic brain injury.” 23rd Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Washington D.C. November 10-11, 2005. ( 11/2005 )
  • Tong KA, Nickerson J, Ashwal S, Kido D, Haacke M. “Susceptibility Weighted Imaging: A new MR Imaging technique with application to pediatric neurologic disorders.” 43rd Annnual meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario, May 21-27, 2005. ( 5/2005 )
  • Holshouser B, Babikian T, Freier MC, Tong K, Burley T, Riggs ML. “Proton spectroscopy predicts neuropsychological outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury.” 13th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Miami Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, May 7-13, 2005. ( 5/2005 )
  • Yong-Hing CJ, Obenaus A, Stryker R, Tong K, Sarty GE. “Magnetic resonance imaging and mathematical modeling of progressive formalin fixation of the human brain.” 13th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Miami Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, May 7-13, 2005. ( 5/2005 )
  • Achiriloaie A, Kido DK, Tong KA, Wycliffe ND. “White matter microhemorrhages in patients with hepatic encephalopathy.” Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, March 6, 2005. ( 3/2005 )
  • Tong K, Ashwal S, Shutter L, Wall C, Nickerson J, Aguilera A, Holshouser B. “Clinical correlation of hemorrhagic shearing lesions in children and adults with traumatic brain injury.” The 22nd Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium. San Diego, California, October 21-22, 2004 ( 10/2004 )
  • Sehgal V, DelProposto ZS, Hu J, Juhasz C, Muzik O, Tong KA, Ashwal S, Chugani H, Haacke EM. “Investigation of neurovascular abnormalities in Sturge-Weber Syndrome using susceptibility-weighted imaging.” The 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Seattle, Washington, June 5-11, 2004. ( 6/2004 )
  • DelProposto ZS, Sehgal V, Haddar D, Haacke EM, Tong KA, Sloan, A, Zamarano LJ. “Clinical experience with susceptibility-weighted neuroimaging.” The 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Seattle, Washington, June 5-11, 2004 ( 6/2004 )
  • DelProposto ZS, Sehgal V, Haacke EM, Sloan AE, Zamorano LJ, Kupsky WJ, Xu Y, Prabhakaran K, Elangovan IR, Reichenbach JR, Tong K. “Susceptibility weighted imaging of brain masses.”  12th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Kyoto, Japan. May 15-21.  ( 5/2004 )
  • Aguilera A, Joo E, Tong K, Holshouser B, Shutter L, Ashwal S, Colohan A, Haacke EM. “Comparison of hemorrhagic shearing injuries detected by magnetic resonance imaging to 6 month outcomes after traumatic brain injury in adults.” Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, March 7, 2004. ( 3/2004 )
  • Aguilera A, Joo E, Tong K, Holshouser B, Shutter L, Ashwal S, Colohan A, Haacke EM. “Comparison of hemorrhagic shearing injuries detected by magnetic resonance imaging to 6 month outcomes after traumatic brain injury in adults.” Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, March 7, 2004. ( 3/2004 )
  • Tong KA, Ashwal S, Wall, C, Nickerson J, Serna T, Shutter L, Kido D, Haacke EM, Holshouser BA. “Traumatic brain parenchymal hemorrhage identified by susceptibility weighted MR imaging in the pediatric population: Distribution and association with GCS, duration of coma and outcomes.” 21st Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Biloxi, Mississippi, November 6-7, 2003. ( 11/2003 )
  • Holshouser BA, Tong KA, Serna T, Osterdock R, Gross M, Ashwal S. “Glutamate/glutamine and myo-inositol increased after TBI are detected with proton MR spectrosocopy in children.” 21st National Neurotrauma Symposium, Biloxi, Mississippi, November 6-7, 2003. ( 11/2003 )
  • Ashwal S, Holshouser BA, Tong KA, Serna T, Osterdock R, Gross M. “Proton MR spectroscopy-detected Glx is increased in children with TBI.” 5th International Congress of the European Pediatric Neurology Society, October 22-25, 2003. ( 10/2003 )
  • Ashwal S, Holshouser BA, Tong KA, Serna T, Osterdock R, Gross M. “Proton MR spectroscopy-detected myoinositol is increased in children with TBI and correlates with neurologic outcome.”  5th International Congress of the European Pediatric Neurology Society, October 22-25. 2003. ( 10/2003 )
  • Ashwal S, Tong KA, Holshouser BA, Kido D, Serna T, Haacke EM.  “Association between GCS, duration of coma and outcomes with the extent of hemorrhagic DAI lesions determined by susceptibility weighted MRI in children with traumatic brain injury.” 5th International Congress of the European Pediatric Neurology Society, October 22-25, 2003. ( 10/2003 )
  • Tong KA, Ashwal S, Kido D, Haacke EM. “Susceptibility weighted magnetic resonance imaging: a new neuroimaging technology with application to children.” 32nd Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society, Miami Beach, Florida, October 1-4, 2003. ( 10/2003 )
  • Ashwal S, Holshouser BA, Tong KA, Serna T, Osterdock R, Gross M. “Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy-detected myoinositol is increased in children with traumatic brain injury and correlates with neurologic outcome.” 32nd Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society, Miami Beach, Florida, October 1-4, 2003. ( 10/2003 )
  • Ashwal S, Holshouser BA, Tong KA, Serna T, Osterdock R, Gross M. “Glutamate/Glutamine detected by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy is increased in children with traumatic brain injury.” 32nd Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society, Miami Beach, Florida, October 1-4, 2003. ( 10/2003 )
  • Haddar D, Sehgal V, Haacke ME, DelProposto Z, Sloan A, Zamorano L, Kupsky W, Reichenbach JR, Tong K. “Susceptibility weighted imaging of brain masses.” 20th Annual meeting of the European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, September 18-21, 2003. ( 9/2003 )
  • Tong K, Shutter L, Holshouser B, Nickerson J, Colohan A, Ashwal S. “Correlation of hemorrhagic shearing injury demonstrated on susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI) with Glasgow Coma Scale in the initial assessment of traumatic brain injury.” Eleventh Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Toronto Convention Center, Canada, July 10-16, 2003. ( 7/2003 )
  • Nickerson J, Tong K, Holshouser B, Shutter L, Anh S, Kido D, Haacke EM. “Improved detection of traumatic brain hemorrhage using MRI.” Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, March 9, 2003. ( 3/2003 )
  • Tong KA, Holshouser BA, Shutter L, Chiou P, Herigault G, Haacke EM. “Improved MRI detection of hemorrhagic shearing injuries in adults using susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI): correlation with severity and outcome.” Joint symposium of the National and International Neurotrauma Societies, Tampa, Florida, October 27-November 1, 2002. ( 11/2002 )
  • Holshouser BA, Tong KA, Shutter L. “Comparison of single voxel and multivoxel MR spectroscopy in predicting 3 and 6 month neurologic outcome after traumatic brain injury.” Joint symposium of the National and International Neurotrauma Societies, Tampa, Florida, October 27-November 1, 2002. ( 11/2002 )
  • Shutter L, Tong KA, Colohan A, Holshouser BA. “Serial quantitative proton spectroscopic findings in severely brain injured patients correlate with outcomes.” Joint symposium of the National and International Neurotrauma Societies, Tampa, Florida, October 27-November 1, 2002. ( 11/2002 )
  • Ashwal S, Tong KA, Holshouser BA, Shutter L, Herigault G, Kido D, Haacke EM. “Improved detection of hemorrhagic shearing lesions in children with posttraumatic diffuse axonal injury: correlation with severity and outcome.” 31st Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society, Washington, D.C., October 9-12, 2002. ( 10/2002 )
  • Sacapano M, Tong K, Holshouser B, Colohan A, Shutter L. “Predictive accuracy of MR spectroscopy in traumatic brain injury.” American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, October 2002. ( 10/2002 )
  • Sacapano M, Holshouser BA, Tong KA, Colohan A, Shutter L. “Correlation of MR spectroscopy with neuropsychological sequelae after TBI.” Congress of Neurological Surgeons 52nd Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, September 21-26, 2002. ( 9/2002 )
  • Choe JS, Ashwal S, Tong KA, Holshouser BA. “The utility of proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in children with post-traumatic diffuse axonal injury.” 10th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 18-24, 2002. ( 5/2002 )
  • Holshouser BA, Shutter L, Colohan ART, Tong KA. “Comparison of single voxel and multivoxel proton MR spectroscopy in predicting 3 and 6 month neurologic outcome after adult traumatic brain injury.” 10th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 18-24, 2002. ( 5/2002 )
  • Choe JS, Ashwal S, Tong KA, Holshouser BA. “The utility of proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in children with post-traumatic diffuse axonal injury.” Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, March 4, 2002. ( 3/2002 )
  • Chiou P, Tong KA, Holshouser BA, Shutter L, Herigault G, Haacke EM. “Utility of proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) and high resolution magnetic susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI) in adults with traumatic brain injury.” Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, March 4, 2002. ( 3/2002 )
  • Uffindell S, Holshouser BA, Tong KA, Colohan ART, Shutter LA. “Accuracy of MR Spectroscopy for Predicting Traumatic Brain Injury Outcome.” Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, March 4, 2002. ( 3/2002 )
  • Lifshutz JI, Tong K, Colohan ART, Shutter L. “BOLD MRI: A new sequence for depicting microhemorrhages in traumatic brain injury.” 51st Annual Meeting, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, September 29-October 4, 2001. ( 9/2001 - 10/2001 )
  • Figuereo S, Yamada S, Liwnicz B, Tong K, Colohan A. “Intracranial endodermal tumor. Case report.” 51st Annual Meeting, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, September 29-October 4, 2001. ( 9/2001 - 10/2001 )
  • Ashwal S, Tong K, Holshouser B, Herigault G, Haacke E. “Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy and high resolution magnetic susceptibility imaging in children with post-traumatic diffuse axonal injury.” European Federation of Child Neurology Societies, Baden-Baden, Germany, September, 2001. ( 9/2001 )
  • Uffindell S, Gregorius S, Holshouser B, Tong K, Colohan ART, Shutter L. “The usefulness of proton MR spectroscopy for predicting clinical outcomes after traumatic brain injury.” American Academy of Neurology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 2001. ( 5/2001 )
  • Gregorius S, Uffindell S, Tong K, Holshouser B, Colohan A, Shutter L. “Effects of substance abuse on MR spectroscopy and clinical outcome after traumatic brain injury.” American Society of Neurorehabilitation. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 2001. ( 5/2001 )
  • Shutter L, Holshouser B, Tong KA, Hadden, A, Colohan ART. “Outcome prediction utilizing magnetic resonance spectroscopy and somatosensory evoked potentials in mild, moderate and severe head injury.” American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 2001. ( 4/2001 )
  • Shutter LA, Holshouser B, Tong K, Colohan ART. “MR spectroscopy in early clinical outcomes after traumatic brain injury.” Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, February 2001. ( 2/2001 )
  • Gregorius S, Uffindell S, Tong K, Holshouser B, Colohan A, Shutter L. “MR spectroscopy and neuropsychological sequelae after mild and moderate traumatic brain injury.” Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, February 2001. ( 2/2001 )
  • Shutter L, Holshouser B, Tong KA, Colohan ART. “The usefulness of proton MR spectroscopy in the evaluation and clinical outcomes of traumatic brain injury.” American Congress of Neurosurgeons, San Antonio, TX, October 2000.   ( 10/2000 )
  • Ashwal S, Tong KA, Holshouser B. “Correlation of diffusion-weighted Imaging, T2 relaxation times, and magnetic resonance spectroscopy in pediatric hypoxic-ischemic injury.“ Child Neurology Society Meeting, St. Louis, MO, October 25-28, 2000. ( 10/2000 - 9/2000 )
  • Yong-Hing C, Wirrell E, Lowry N, Yager J, Obenaus A, Sarty G, Tong K. “Prolonged seizures in children: Preliminary serial hippocampal volume changes seen on MRI: phase I – Initial quantification of hippocampal volumes.” 23rd International Epilepsy Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, September 13-17, 1999. ( 9/1999 )
  • Blevins G, Wirrell E, Tong K, Voll C. "Cervical myelopathy associated with fetal alcohol syndrome." 33rd Meeting of the Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences, Montreal, June 16-20, 1998. ( 6/1998 )
  • Blevins G, Kirk A, Tong K, George D. "A 26-year-old woman with focal varicella zoster encephalitis." 33rd Meeting of the Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences, Montreal, June 16-20, 1998. ( 6/1998 )
  • Stewart BJ, Tong KA, Kirk A. "Dural arteriovenous malformation presenting as dementia". 33rd Meeting of the Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences, Montreal, June 16-20, 1998. ( 6/1998 )
  • Wirrell E, Tong K. "Pachygyria associated with childhood-onset epileptic spasms". 33rd Meeting of the Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences, Montreal, June 16-20, 1998. ( 6/1998 )
  • Wong J, Keegan M, Donat JR, Tong K. "Depression, dementia and parkinsonism: A presentation of Fahr''s disease." 33rd Meeting of the Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences, Montreal, June 16-20, 1998. ( 6/1998 )
  • McArthur R, Tong K. "Assessment of intracranial anomalies: Pre- and postnatal images." Canadian Association of Radiologists, 61st Annual scientific meeting, Halifax, June 14-17, 1998. ( 6/1998 )
  • Scott M, Tong K, Loewy J. "Plain sinus radiographs – Are we just blowing in the wind?" Canadian Association of Radiologists, 61st Annual scientific meeting, Halifax, June 14-17, 1998. ( 6/1998 )
  • Tong K, Loewy J. "Neurofibromatosis (NF) and the three embryologic layers." Canadian Association of Radiologists, 61st Annual scientific meeting, Halifax, June 14-17, 1998. ( 6/1998 )