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Jason Smith, MD
Head, Radiology, Interventional Radiology Div
School of Medicine
Program Director, Radiology, Interventional Radiology Div
School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Radiology
School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Basic Sciences
School of Medicine
Research & Grantsmanship    Funded Research Project (PI)
  • Site primary investigator for St. Jude Medical Angio-SealTM Vascular Closure Devices Interventional Radiology Multicenter Clinical Registry. LLUMC, Feb-Apr 2011. ( 2/2011 - 0/2011 )
  Funded Research Project (CI)
  • Azotemia in Portal Hypertension and the Role of Endothelin-1 and Nitric Oxide in Inducing Hepatorenal Syndrome and Refractory Ascites ( 7/2006 - Present )
  Non-Funded Research Project
  • Co-Investigator (P.I.: Baldwin D – Dept. of Urology). Evaluation of the effect of low-dose radiation CT protocols upon detection of ureteral calculi in a cadaveric model of varying body sizes. LLUMC, July/August 2010. ( 7/2010 - 8/2010 )
  • Co-P.I. (Co-P.I.: Zhang W – Dept. of Vascular Surgery). Evaluation of diagnostic accuracy of MRA, CTA, and DSA for carotid stenosis in a phantom model. LLUMC, 2007à 2008 ( 9/2007 - Present )
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Peer Reviewed
  • Smith JC, Sharp MJ, Broome DR. "Sonographic shadowing from Viatorr TIPS prosthesis: When does it disappear and permit assessment of shunt patency?." American Journal of Roentgenology 88. (2006): S260-(suppl). ( 7/2006 )
  • Gregorius JC, Watkins GE, Breazeale BH, Smith JC. "The importance of the Corona Mortis in Trauma: Can it be identified on routine multidectector computed tomography?." Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology 18. (2006): S62-(suppl). ( 7/2006 )
  • Smith JC, Palmer E, Watkins GE, Petersen B. "Direct intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (DIPS) in patients with anatomic abnormalities precluding routine placement of TIPS (electronic poster)." Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology 18. (2006): S117-(suppl). ( 7/2006 )
  • Kayali Z, Baron P, Ojogho O, Franco E, Chen L, Smith JC, Smith DC, Watkins GE, Mathahs M, Brown K, Schmidt W. "Hepatorenal syndrome and refractory ascites are associated with unopposed nitric oxide over-production.." Gastroenterology 130. (2006): 209-209. ( 1/2006 )