Maxim Itkin, MD

Maxim Itkin, MD

Maxim Itkin, MD, is an interventional radiologist with the Department of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and director of the Center for Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions Program, a joint program of CHOP and HUP.

Areas of Expertise: Interventional Radiology

Background

Maxim Itkin, MD, an attending interventional radiologist with the Department of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a member of the Lymphatic Imaging and Intervention Program, a joint program of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Penn Medicine that provides highly specialized care for children and adults with lymphatic leaks and lymphatic flow disorders.

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Education and Training

Medical School

MD, Moscow Medical Stomatology Institute, Faculty of General Medicine

Internship

Rotating Internship, Sapir Medical Center, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel

Residency

Diagnostic Radiology, Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center - Petach Tikva, Israel

Fellowship

Interventional Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Clinical/Research Fellowship in Interventional Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology
American Board of Radiology, CAQ in Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Titles and Academic Titles

Interventional Radiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Adjunct Associate Professor of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests

Transjugular Intrahepatic Portocaval shunt

Hemodialysis access

Novel tumor ablation technique

Publications

Papers

2016

Yoav D, Keller MS, Rome JJ, Gillespie MJ, Glatz AC, Dodds K, Goldberg DJ, Goldfarb S, Rychik J, Itkin M. Percutaneous Lymphatic Embolization of Abnormal Pulmonary Lymphatic Flow as Treatment of Plastic Bronchitis in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. Circulation. 2016 Mar 22;133(12):1160-70. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.019710. Epub 2016 Feb 10. Read the abstract.

Balter S, Simon D, Itkin M, Granada JF, Melman H, Dangas G. Significant radiation reduction in interventional fluoroscopy using a novel eye controlled movable region of interest. Med Phys. 2016 Mar;43(3):1531. doi: 10.1118/1.4941955. Read the abstract.

2015

Ge H, Weber CN, Wildenberg JC, Nadolski GJ, Gade TP, Hunt SJ, Soulen MC, Itkin M. Magnetic Resonance-Monitored Coaxial Electrochemical Ablation--Preliminary Evaluation of Technical Feasibility.  J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Aug;26(8):1238-46. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2015.05.015. Read the abstract.

DePietro DM, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Soulen MC, Stavropoulos SW, Mondschein JI, Dagli MS, Itkin M, Clark TW I, Trerotola SO. Long-term outcomes of a benign biliary stricture protocol. Journal of vascular and interventional radiology. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Jul;26(7):1032-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2015.03.002. Epub 2015 Apr 15. Read the abstract.

2014

Gray M, Kovatis KZ, Stuart T, Enlow E, Itkin M, Keller MS, French HM. Treatment of congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia using ethiodized oil lymphangiography. J Perinatol. 2014 Sep;34(9):720-2. doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.71. Read the abstract.

Yoav D, Zviman MM, Itkin M. Dynamic Contrast-enhanced MR Lymphangiography: Feasibility Study in Swine. Radiology. 2014 Nov;273(2):410-6. doi: 10.1148/radiol.14132616. Epub 2014 Jul 1. Read the abstract.

Yoav D, Keller MS, Rychik J, Itkin M. Successful Treatment of Plastic Bronchitis by Selective Lymphatic Embolization in a Fontan Patient. Pediatrics. 2014 Aug;134(2):e590-5. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-3723. Epub 2014 Jul 7. Read the abstract.

Yoav D, Keller MS, Fogel MA, Rome JJ, Whitehead KK, Harris MA, Itkin M. MRI of Lymphatic Abnormalities After Functional Single-Ventricle Palliation Surgery. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Aug;203(2):426-31. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.11797. Epub 2014 May 21. Read the abstract.

Itkin M, Mondshein JI, Stavropoulos SW, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Soulen MC, Trerotola SO. Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Thrombosis-Reverse Tapered versus Nontapered Catheters: A Randomized Controlled Study. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014 Jan;25(1):85-91.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2013.10.009. Epub 2013 Nov 21. Read the abstract

Guez D, Nadolski GJ, Pukenas BA, Itkin M. Transhepatic lymphatic embolization of intractable hepatic lymphorrhea. Journal of vascular and interventional radiology. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014 Jan;25(1):149-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2013.09.002. Read the abstract.

Books

Chapters
2014

Maxim Itkin, John Kucharchik: Thoracic duct embolization. Mastery of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Larry Kaiser, Irving Kron, and Thomas Spray (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014.

Maxim Itkin, Marc Keller: Thoracic duct embolization in Children. Interventional Radiology Techniques in Pediatrics. Derek Roebuck and Anne Marie Cahill (eds.). Springer, 2014.

2005

Itkin M: Peripheral non invasive vascular imaging. In: Pretorius ES, Solomon JA Radiology Secrets 2nd Ed Elsevier, 2005.

Posters and Presentations

Lectures by Invitation

Itkin M. Basic Principles and Techniques in Lymphatic Intervention. Korean Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting; 2016 May.

Itkin M. Lymphatic Interventions: The Real Next Frontier. Global Embolization Symposium and Technologies; 2016 May; NY.

Itkin M. Lymphatic Interventions: The Real Next Frontier, Global Embolization Symposium and Technologies; 2016 May; NY.

Itkin M. Overcoming challenges in lymphatic embolization. Korean Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting; 2016 May.

Itkin M. New Frontier in Lymphatic Intervention. Korean Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting; 2016 May.

Itkin M. Neonatal lymphatic disorders-MR lymphangiogram imaging and new interventional approach. SDU Education and Practice Improvement Series; CHOP; 2016 Apr; Philadelphia, PA.

2015

Itkin M. Chylous Leaks: The New Frontier For Interventional Radiologists. AIM; 2015 Nov; NY.

Itkin M. Lymphangiography: A Nearly Lost But Necessary Technique For Potential Lymphatic Intervention. AIM; 2015 Nov; NY.

Itkin M. Imaging and interventions in patients with pulmonary lymphatic perfusion syndrome. Radiology Grand Rounds, Penn Medicine; 2015 Oct; Philadelphia, PA.

Itkin M. Imaging and interventions on the lymphatic system in patients with cardiac disease. Cardiovascular Grand Rounds, Penn Medicine; 2015 Sep; Philadelphia, PA.

Itkin M. Lymphatic intervention in children. Hot Topic Symposium HTS 2902 - Paediatric IR - expand your horizons. CIRSE; 2015 Sep; Lisbon, Portugal.

Itkin M. Interventional Imaging in Lymphatic Disorders including Chylous Reflux Syndromes. Keynote speaker, 25th World Congress of Lymphology (WCOL); 2015 Sep; San Francisco, CA.

Itkin M. Lymphatic imaging and interventions, new frontier in Interventional radiology. Dotter Institute; 2015 Jun; Portland, OR.

Itkin M. Novel Diagnosis and Treatment Options for Disorders of the Lymph System" in Advances in Uses of Interventional Radiology in Neonates and Infants. The Neonatal Outreach Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; 2015 Jun; Bryn Mawr, PA.

Itkin M. Surgical Grand Rounds, Thoracic Duct Embolization. Geisinger Medical Center, 2015 May; Danville, PA.

Itkin M. Lymphatic Interventions in children. Alfred I. duPont Hospital For Children; 2015 Apr; Wilmington, DE.

Itkin M. Imaging and Treatment of the Lymphatic Leaks. LAM foundation annual meeting; 2015 Mar; Chicago, IL.

Itkin M. Grand Rounds presentation-"Percutaneous Treatment of Plastic Bronchitis and PLE in Children. Phoenix Children's Hospital; 2015 Feb; Phoenix, AR.

Itkin M. Pulmonary lymphatic disorders and treatment. CHOP monthly pulmonary series; 2015 Feb; Philadelphia, PA.

Itkin M. Lymphatic Imaging and Intervention for Chylous Leaks. Penn LAM symposium Lymphatics, Lymphangiogenesis, and VEGF-D: Targets for LAM; 2015 Feb; University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA.

2014

Itkin M. Minimally Invasive Management of Chylous Effusions. Lymphangiomatosis &Gorham's Disease Alliance Conference; 2014 Jun; Dallas, TX.

Itkin M. Treatment of the Chylous Effusion. Annual LAM foundation meeting; 2014 Mar; Chicago, IL.

Itkin M. Enteric access. SIR webinar; 2014 Jan.

Awards and Honors

2016, Best Educational Poster Award, Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC

2015, Caffey Award for Best Clinical Research Paper (Honorable Mention 2). Society for Pediatric Radiology Annual Meeting. Bellevue, WA

2015, Luigi Mastroianni, Jr. Clinical Innovator Award

2014,  Best Research Paper. Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology (SPRI) Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada

2011, Fellow of Society of Interventional Radiology

2004,  Honor Poster Award, Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ

2004,  Distinguished Reviewer-Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

2004  High-Honor Poster Award, Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2013-present, Manuscript reviewer: CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

2011-present, Manuscript reviewer: Pediatrics

2004-present, Manuscript reviewer: American Journal of Radiology

2002-present, Manuscript reviewer: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology



2004-present, Manuscript reviewer: American Journal of Radiology

2002-present, Manuscript reviewer: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Academic and Institutional Committees

2010-present, Member, Radiation safety committee PVAMC

2008-present, VA National Working Group on Peripheral Arterial Disease, Advisory Committee

2004-present, Department of Radiology Research Strategy Committee, Member

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations
International

2015-present, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe

  

2016-present,  International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies

National

1996-present, Radiological Society of North America

- 2007-present, Member, RadLex Interventional Lexicon Development Committee

  

2001-present, American College of Radiology (Member)

  

2001-present, Society of Interventional Radiology 

-2008-present, Member, Standard of Practice Committee

- 2011-present, Chair,  Informatics committee

-2009-present, Subcommittee Head structure reporting task force

-2009-present, Foundation Evidence-Based Committee Member

2011-present, Fellow of Society of Interventional Radiology (Fellow)