Alan A. Sag, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Interventional Radiology
Address DUMC Box 3808
Durham, NC 27710
Telephone 919-684-7284
Fax 919-613-2680
  • MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008
  • Radiology, Beaumont Health (Michigan), 2013
  • Interventional Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York), 2014
  • Interventional Radiology, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2014
  • Erbil D, Onal EM, Demirel C, Sag AA, Dagel T, Afsar B, Covic A, Kanbay M. Can Incidental Vascular Calcifications at Mammography be Used as a Screening Biomarker for Heart and Kidney Disease? doi: 10.1177/0003319718779322. 2018 Jan 1;:3319718779322 Abstract
  • Sag AA, Afsar B, Kanbay M. Renal artery intervention utilizing carbon dioxide angiography. doi: 10.1093/ckj/sfx095. 2017 Dec;10(6):776-777 Abstract
  • Afsar B, Rossignol P, van Heerebeek L, Paulus WJ, Damman K, Heymans S, van Empel V, Sag AA, Maisel A, Kanbay M. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: a nephrologist-directed primer. doi: 10.1007/s10741-017-9619-2. 2017 Nov;22(6):765-773 Abstract
  • Demirkol MO, Kiremit MC, Acar O, Sag AA, Kapran Y. False-Positive Pancreatic Uptake Detected on 68Ga-PSMA PET/CT: A Priority Changing Incidental Finding While Assessing the Need for a Prostate Biopsy. doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000001834. 2017 Nov;42(11):e475-e477 Abstract
  • Sag AA, Kanbay M. Revisiting angioplasty for renovascular hypertension. doi: 10.1093/ckj/sfx065. 2017 Aug;10(4):494-495 Abstract
  • Onal EM, Sag AA, Sal O, Yerlikaya A, Afsar B, Kanbay M. Erythropoietin mediates brain-vascular-kidney crosstalk and may be a treatment target for pulmonary and resistant essential hypertension. doi: 10.1080/10641963.2016.1246565. 2017;39(3):197-209 Abstract
  • Yerlikaya A, Dagel T, King C, Kuwabara M, Lanaspa MA, Andres-Hernando A, Covic A, Manitius J, Sag AA, Kanbay M. Erratum to: Dietary and commercialized fructose: Sweet or sour? doi: 10.1007/s11255-017-1579-x. 2017 Sep;49(9):1699 Abstract
  • Yerlikaya A, Dagel T, King C, Kuwabara M, Lanaspa MA, Andres-Hernando A, Covic A, Manitius J, Sag AA, Kanbay M. Dietary and commercialized fructose: Sweet or sour? doi: 10.1007/s11255-017-1544-8. 2017 Sep;49(9):1611-1620 Abstract
  • Sag AA, Sal O, Kilic Y, Onal EM, Kanbay M. The concept of crosstalk-directed embryological target mining and its application to essential hypertension treatment failures. doi: 10.1111/jch.12978. 2017 May;19(5):530-533 Abstract
  • Afsar B, Kiremit MC, Sag AA, Tarim K, Acar O, Esen T, Solak Y, Covic A, Kanbay M. Corrigendum to "The role of sodium intake in nephrolithiasis: Epidemiology, pathogenesis, and future directions" [Eur J Intern Med 35 (2016) 16-19]. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2016.11.012. 2017 Jan;37:90 Abstract
  • Afsar B, Sag AA, Yalcin CE, Kaya E, Siriopol D, Goldsmith D, Covic A, Kanbay M. Brain-kidney cross-talk: Definition and emerging evidence. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2016.07.032. 2016 Dec;36:7-12 Abstract
  • Afsar B, Kiremit MC, Sag AA, Tarim K, Acar O, Esen T, Solak Y, Covic A, Kanbay M. The role of sodium intake in nephrolithiasis: epidemiology, pathogenesis, and future directions. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2016.07.001. 2016 Nov;35:16-19 Abstract
  • Sag AA, Brody LA, Maybody M, Erinjeri JP, Wang X, Wimmer T, Silk M, Petre EN, Solomon SB. Acute and delayed bleeding requiring embolization after image-guided liver biopsy in patients with cancer. doi: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2015.11.004. 2016 May-Jun;40(3):535-40 Abstract
  • Sag AA, Selcukbiricik F, Mandel NM. Evidence-based medical oncology and interventional radiology paradigms for liver-dominant colorectal cancer metastases. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i11.3127. 2016 Mar 21;22(11):3127-49 Abstract
  • Sag AA, Sos TA, Benli C, Sal O, Rossignol P, Ortiz A, Solak Y, Kanbay M. Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis in the post-CORAL era part 2: new directions in Transcatheter Nephron Salvage following flawed revascularization trials. doi: 10.1016/j.jash.2016.02.005. 2016 Apr;10(4):368-77 Abstract
  • Sag AA, Inal I, Okcuoglu J, Rossignol P, Ortiz A, Afsar B, Sos TA, Kanbay M. Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis in the post-CORAL era part 1: the renal penumbra concept and next-generation functional diagnostic imaging. doi: 10.1016/j.jash.2016.02.009. 2016 Apr;10(4):360-7 Abstract
  • Sag AA, Covic A, London G, Vervloet M, Goldsmith D, Gorriz JL, Kanbay M. Clinical imaging of vascular disease in chronic kidney disease. doi: 10.1007/s11255-016-1240-0. 2016 Jun;48(6):827-37 Abstract
  • Acar Ö, Mut T, Sağlıcan Y, Sag AA, Falay O, Selcukbiricik F, Tabak L, Esen T. Isolated omental metastasis of renal cell carcinoma after extraperitoneal open partial nephrectomy: A case report. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2016.02.008. 2016;21:6-11 Abstract
  • Sag AA, Maybody M, Comstock C, Solomon SB. Percutaneous image-guided ablation of breast tumors: an overview. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1376159. 2014 Jun;31(2):193-202 Abstract
  • Sag AA, Savin MA, Lal NR, Mehta RR. Yttrium-90 radioembolization of malignant tumors of the liver: gallbladder effects. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.10548. 2014 May;202(5):1130-5 Abstract
  • Miller D, Sag AA, Krishnan A, Silbergleit R, Roy A, Dulai M. Osteolytic mass bridging two cervical vertebrae: Unusual presentation of a vertebral body hemangioma. doi: 10.2484/rcr.v9i4.927. 2014;9(4):927 Abstract
  • Sag AA, Silbergleit R, Olson RE, Wilson J, Krishnan A. T1 hyperintense disc in alkaptonuria. 2012 Oct 1;37(21):E1361-3 Abstract
  • Marquess JS, Burke CT, Beecham AH, Dixon RG, Stavas JM, Sag AA, Koch GG, Mauro MA. Factors associated with failed retrieval of the Günther Tulip inferior vena cava filter. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2008.06.004. 2008 Sep;19(9):1321-7 Abstract
  • Sag AA, Stavas JM, Burke CT, Dixon RG, Marquess JS, Mauro MA. Analysis of tilt of the Günther Tulip filter. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2008.01.020. 2008 May;19(5):669-76 Abstract
  • Selcukbiricik F, Sag AA, Kanitez M, Bilici A, Molinas-Mandel N.  Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy for Patients with Gastric Cancer: Current Concepts and Outcomes. Journal of Oncologic Science. Journal of Oncological Science. Volume 1, January 2016, Pages 25-30; doi: 10.1016/j.jons.2015.11.006