Carrie B Hruska, PhD

  • 1273 Citations
  • 22 Scopus h-Index
20052019

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  • 1273 Citations
  • 22 Scopus h-Index
  • 50 Article
  • 6 Review article
  • 3 Conference contribution
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2019

Automated volumetric breast density measures: Differential change between breasts in women with and without breast cancer

Brandt, K. R., Scott, C. G., Miglioretti, D. L., Jensen, M. R., Mahmoudzadeh, A. P., Hruska, C., Ma, L., Wu, F. F., Cummings, S. R., Norman, A. D., Engmann, N. J., Shepherd, J. A., Winham, S. J., Kerlikowske, K. & Vachon, C. M., Oct 28 2019, In : Breast Cancer Research. 21, 1, 118.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Combined effect of volumetric breast density and body mass index on breast cancer risk

Engmann, N. J., Scott, C. G., Jensen, M. R., Winham, S., Miglioretti, D. L., Ma, L., Brandt, K., Mahmoudzadeh, A., Whaley, D. H., Hruska, C., Wu, F., Norman, A. D., Hiatt, R. A., Heine, J., Shepherd, J., Pankratz, V. S., Vachon, C. M. & Kerlikowske, K., Aug 30 2019, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 177, 1, p. 165-173 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact of short-term low-dose tamoxifen on molecular breast imaging background parenchymal uptake: A pilot study

Hruska, C. B., Hunt, K. N., Conners, A. L., Geske, J. R., Brandt, K. R., Degnim, A. C., Vachon, C. M., O'Connor, M. K. & Rhodes, D. J., Mar 8 2019, In : Breast Cancer Research. 21, 1, 38.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Longitudinal changes in volumetric breast density in healthy women across the menopausal transition

Engmann, N. J., Scott, C., Jensen, M. R., Winham, S. J., Ma, L., Brandt, K. R., Mahmoudzadeh, A., Whaley, D. H., Hruska, C. B., Wu, F. F., Norman, A. D., Hiatt, R. A., Heine, J., Shepherd, J., Shane Pankratz, V., Miglioretti, D. L., Kerlikowske, K. & Vachon, C. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 28, 8, p. 1324-1331 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular breast imaging detected invasive lobular carcinoma in dense breasts: A case report

Samreen, N., Hunt, K. N., Hruska, C. B. & Rhodes, D., Mar 1 2019, In : Clinical Case Reports. 7, 3, p. 442-444 3 p.

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Open Access

Radiomic phenotypes of mammographic parenchymal complexity: Toward augmenting breast density in breast cancer risk assessment

Kontos, D., Winham, S. J., Oustimov, A., Pantalone, L., Hsieh, M. K., Gastounioti, A., Whaley, D. H., Hruska, C. B., Kerlikowske, K., Brandt, K., Conant, E. F. & Vachon, C. M., Jan 2019, In : Radiology. 290, 1, p. 41-49 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2018

Best practices in molecular breast imaging: A guide for technologists

Swanson, T. N., Tran, T. D., Ellingson, L. R., O'Connor, M. K., Rhodes, D., Hunt, K. N., Conners, A. L. & Hruska, C. B., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology. 46, 1, p. 3-11 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Guidelines for quality control testing of molecular breast imaging systems

Nardinger, S. M., Tran, T. D., Swanson, T. N., Ellingson, L. R., Solberg, C. M., O'Connor, M. K. & Hruska, C. B., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology. 46, 4, p. 349-354 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Molecular breast imaging: Administered activity does not require adjustment based on patient size

Tran, T. D., Ellingson, L. R., Swanson, T. N., Solberg, C. M., O'Connor, M. K. & Hruska, C. B., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology. 46, 3, p. 265-267 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Quantitative background parenchymal uptake on molecular breast imaging and breast cancer risk: A case-control study

Hruska, C. B., Geske, J. R., Swanson, T. N., Mammel, A. N., Lake, D. S., Manduca, A., Conners, A. L., Whaley, D. H., Scott, C. G., Carter, R. E., Rhodes, D. J., O'Connor, M. K. & Vachon, C. M., Jun 5 2018, In : Breast Cancer Research. 20, 1, 46.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

Comparison of Tc-99m maraciclatide and Tc-99m sestamibi molecular breast imaging in patients with suspected breast cancer

O’Connor, M. K., Morrow, M. M. M., Hunt, K. N., Boughey, J. C., Wahner-Roedler, D. L., Conners, A. L., Rhodes, D. & Hruska, C. B., Dec 1 2017, In : EJNMMI Research. 7, 1, 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Longitudinal changes in volumetric breast density with tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors

Engmann, N. J., Scott, C. G., Jensen, M. R., Ma, L., Brandt, K. R., Mahmoudzadeh, A. P., Malkov, S., Whaley, D. H., Hruska, C. B., Wu, F. F., Winham, S. J., Miglioretti, D. L., Norman, A. D., Heine, J. J., Shepherd, J., Pankratz, V. S., Vachon, C. M. & Kerlikowske, K., Jun 1 2017, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 26, 6, p. 930-937 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Patient Acceptance of Half-dose Vs. Half-time Molecular Breast Imaging

Swanson, T. N., Tran, T. D., Hruska, C. B., Solberg, C. M., Rhodes, D., Hunt, K. N., Conners, A. L. & O'Connor, M. K., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences.

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Technical Note: Development of a combined molecular breast imaging/ultrasound system for diagnostic evaluation of MBI-detected lesions

O'Connor, M. K., Morrow, M. M. M., Tran, T., Hruska, C. B., Conners, A. L. & Hunt, K. N., Feb 1 2017, In : Medical Physics. 44, 2, p. 451-459 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016

Background parenchymal uptake on molecular breast imaging as a breast cancer risk factor: A case-control study

Hruska, C. B., Scott, C. G., Conners, A. L., Whaley, D. H., Rhodes, D. J., Carter, R. E., O'Connor, M. K., Hunt, K. N., Brandt, K. R. & Vachon, C. M., Jan 1 2016, In : Breast Cancer Research. 18, 1, 42.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Measurements: Implications for risk prediction and supplemental screening

Brandt, K. R., Scott, C. G., Ma, L., Mahmoudzadeh, A. P., Jensen, M. R., Whaley, D. H., Wu, F. F., Malkov, S., Hruska, C. B., Norman, A. D., Heine, J., Shepherd, J., Shane, V. P., Kerlikowske, K. & Vachon, C. M., Jun 2016, In : Radiology. 279, 3, p. 710-719 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations

Performance characteristics of dedicated molecular breast imaging systems at low doses

Long, Z., Conners, A. L., Hunt, K. N., Hruska, C. B. & O'Connor, M. K., Jun 1 2016, In : Medical Physics. 43, 6, p. 3062-3070 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2015

Background parenchymal uptake during molecular breast imaging and associated clinical factors

Hruska, C. B., Rhodes, D., Conners, A. L., Jones, K. N., Carter, R. E., Lingineni, R. K. & Vachon, C. M., Mar 1 2015, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 204, 3, p. W363-W370

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
10 Scopus citations

Diagnostic workup and costs of a single supplemental molecular breast imaging screen of mammographically dense breasts

Hruska, C. B., Conners, A. L., Jones, K. N., O'Connor, M. K., Moriarty, J. P., Boughey, J. C. & Rhodes, D., Jun 1 2015, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 204, 6, p. 1345-1353 9 p.

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18 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations

Effect of Menstrual Cycle Phase on Background Parenchymal Uptake at Molecular Breast Imaging

Hruska, C. B., Conners, A. L., Vachon, C. M., O'Connor, M. K., Shuster, L. T., Bartley, A. C. & Rhodes, D., Sep 1 2015, In : Academic Radiology. 22, 9, p. 1147-1156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Factors Influencing the Uptake of <sup>99m</sup>Tc-Sestamibi in Breast Tissue on Molecular Breast Imaging

O'Connor, M. K., Hruska, C. B., Tran, T. D., Swanson, T., Conners, A. L., Jones, K. & Rhodes, D., 2015, In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology. 43, 1, p. 13-20 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Fourier irregularity index: A new approach to measure tumor mass irregularity in breast mammogram images

Zhang, G., Wang, W., Shin, S., Hruska, C. B. & Son, S. H., Jun 26 2015, In : Multimedia Tools and Applications. 74, 11, p. 3783-3798 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Molecular breast imaging at reduced radiation dose for supplemental screening in mammographically dense breasts

Rhodes, D., Hruska, C. B., Conners, A. L., Tortorelli, C. L., Maxwell, R. W., Jones, K. N., Toledano, A. Y. & O'Connor, M. K., Feb 1 2015, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 204, 2, p. 241-251 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Scopus citations
2013

99mTc-sestamibi using a direct conversion molecular breast imaging system to assess tumor response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in women with locally advanced breast cancer

Mitchell, D., Hruska, C. B., Boughey, J. C., Wahner-Roedler, D. L., Jones, K. N., Tortorelli, C., Conners, A. L. & O'Connor, M. K., Dec 1 2013, In : Clinical nuclear medicine. 38, 12, p. 949-956 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Adsorption of 99mTc-sestamibi onto plastic syringes: Evaluation of factors affecting the degree of adsorption and their impact on clinical studies

Swanson, T. N., Troung, D. T., Paulsen, A., Hruska, C. B. & O'Connor, M. K., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of nuclear medicine technology. 41, 4, p. 247-252 6 p.

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27 Scopus citations

Collimator design for a dedicated molecular breast imaging-guided biopsy system: Proof-of-concept

Weinmann, A. L., Hruska, C. B., Conners, A. L. & O'Connor, M. K., Jan 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 1, 012503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Nuclear imaging of the breast: Translating achievements in instrumentation into clinical use

Hruska, C. B. & O'Connor, M. K., May 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 5, 050901.

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36 Scopus citations
2012

Evaluation of molecular breast imaging in women undergoing myocardial perfusion imaging with Tc-99m sestamibi

Hruska, C. B., Rhodes, D. J., Collins, D. A., Tortorelli, C. L., Askew, J. W. & O'Connor, M. K., Jul 1 2012, In : Journal of Women's Health. 21, 7, p. 730-738 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Proof of concept for low-dose molecular breast imaging with a dual-head CZT gamma camera. Part I. Evaluation in phantoms

Hruska, C. B., Weinmann, A. L. & O'Connor, M. K., Jun 2012, In : Medical physics. 39, 6, p. 3466-3475 10 p.

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43 Scopus citations

The use of molecular breast imaging to assess response in women undergoing neoadjuvant therapy for breast cancer: A pilot study

Wahner-Roedler, D. L., Boughey, J. C., Hruska, C. B., Chen, B., Rhodes, D. J., Tortorelli, C. L., Maxwell, R. W., Cha, S. S. & Oconnor, M. K., Apr 1 2012, In : Clinical nuclear medicine. 37, 4, p. 344-350 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2011

Dedicated dual-head gamma imaging for breast cancer screening in women with mammographically dense breasts

Rhodes, D. J., Hruska, C. B., Phillips, S. W., Whaley, D. H. & O'Connor, M. K., Jan 1 2011, In : Radiology. 258, 1, p. 106-118 13 p.

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107 Scopus citations

Molecular breast imaging for women presenting with a history of non-reproducible bloody nipple discharge and negative findings on routine imaging studies: A pilot study

Wahner-Roedler, D. L., Hruska, C. B., O'Connor, M. K., Phillips, S. W., Whaley, D. H., Johnson, R. E., Degnim, A. C., Boughey, J. C. & Rhodes, D. J., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Surgical Radiology. 2, 1, p. 92-99 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Radiologic and pathologic images of mammary fibromatosis

Brodt, J. K., Rhodes, D. J., Glazebrook, K. N., Hruska, C., O'Connor, M. & Boughey, J. C., Mar 1 2011, In : Breast Journal. 17, 2, p. 207-209 3 p.

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4 Scopus citations
2010

Comparison of radiation exposure and associated radiation-induced cancer risks from mammography and molecular imaging of the breast

O'Connor, M. K., Li, H., Rhodes, D. J., Hruska, C. B., Clancy, C. B. & Vetter, R. J., Dec 2010, In : Medical physics. 37, 12, p. 6187-6198 12 p.

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45 Scopus citations

Molecular breast imaging in pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia

Boughey, J. C., Tortorelli, C., Hruska, C., O'Connor, M. & Rhodes, D., Jul 1 2010, In : Journal of Surgical Radiology. 1, 1

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2009

Design of optimal collimation for dedicated molecular breast imaging systems

Weinmann, A. L., Hruska, C. B. & O'Connor, M. K., 2009, In : Medical physics. 36, 3, p. 845-856 12 p.

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56 Scopus citations

NEMA NU 2-2007 performance measurements of the Siemens Inveon™ preclinical small animal PET system

Kemp, B. J., Hruska, C. B., McFarland, A. R., Lenox, M. W. & Lowe, V. J., Apr 20 2009, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 54, 8, p. 2359-2376 18 p.

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70 Scopus citations
2008

A Monte Carlo model for energy spectra analysis in dedicated nuclear breast imaging

Hruska, C. B. & O'Connor, M. K., Feb 1 2008, In : IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 55, 1, p. 491-500 10 p.

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21 Scopus citations

Molecular breast imaging: Use of a dual-head dedicated gamma camera to detect small breast tumors

Hruska, C. B., Phillips, S. W., Whaley, D. H., Rhodes, D. J. & O'Connor, M. K., Dec 1 2008, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 191, 6, p. 1805-1815 11 p.

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81 Scopus citations

Quantification of lesion size, depth, and uptake using a dual-head molecular breast imaging system

Hruska, C. B. & O'Connor, M. K., 2008, In : Medical physics. 35, 4, p. 1365-1376 12 p.

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35 Scopus citations

Scientific Impact Recognition Award: Molecular breast imaging: A review of the Mayo Clinic experience

Hruska, C. B., Boughey, J. C., Phillips, S. W., Rhodes, D. J., Wahner-Roedler, D. L., Whaley, D. H., Degnim, A. C. & O'Connor, M. K., Oct 1 2008, In : American journal of surgery. 196, 4, p. 470-476 7 p.

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32 Scopus citations
2007

Molecular breast imaging: Advantages and limitations of a scintimammographic technique in patients with small breast tumors

O'Connor, M. K., Phillips, S. W., Hruska, C. B., Rhodes, D. J. & Collins, D. A., Jan 1 2007, In : Breast Journal. 13, 1, p. 3-11 9 p.

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51 Scopus citations
2006

CZT detectors: How important is energy resolution for nuclear breast imaging?

Hruska, C. B. & O'Connor, M. K., Jan 1 2006, In : Physica Medica. 21, SUPPL. 1, p. 72-75 4 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Effect of collimator selection on tumor detection for dedicated nuclear breast imaging systems

Hruska, C. B. & O'Connor, M. K., Oct 1 2006, In : IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 53, 5, p. 2680-2689 10 p., 1710256.

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23 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations
2005

Comparison of small field of view gamma camera systems for scintimammography

Hruska, C. B., O'Connor, M. K. & Collins, D. A., May 2005, In : Nuclear medicine communications. 26, 5, p. 441-445 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Effect of tomographic orbit and type of rotation on apparent myocardial activity

O'Connor, M. K. & Hruska, C. B., Jan 2005, In : Nuclear medicine communications. 26, 1, p. 25-30 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations