Tracy A. Jaffe, M.D.

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Department/Division
  • Abdominal Imaging
Address DUMC Box 3808
Durham, NC 27710
Telephone 919-684-7243
Fax 919-684-7123
Training
  • MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1996
Residency
  • Radiology, UNC Hospitals, 2001
Fellowship
  • Abdominal Imaging, Duke University Medical Center, 2002
National Roles
  • Scientific Program GI Subcommittee, Radiological Society of North America
  • Scientific Program Subcommittee, American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Scientific Poster Committee, Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists
Clinical Interests
  • Abdominal imaging with CT
  • MRI and ultrasound
  • Bowel imaging
  • Female pelvis imaging
  • Abdominal intervention radiology
    • O'Connell MJ, Paulson EK, Jaffe TA, Ho LM. Percutaneous biopsy of periarterial soft tissue cuffs in the diagnosis of pancreatic carcinoma. Abdom Imaging. 2004 Jan-Feb;29(1):115-9.
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    • Paulson EK, Jaffe TA, Thomas J, Harris JP, Nelson RC. MDCT of patients with acute abdominal pain: a new perspective using coronal reformations from submillimeter isotropic voxels. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2004 Oct;183(4):899-906.
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    • Jaffe TA, Nelson RC, Delong DM, Paulson EK. Practice patterns in percutaneous image-guided intraabdominal abscess drainage: survey of academic and private practice centers. Radiology. 2004 Dec;233(3):750-6.
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    • Jaffe TA, O'Connell MJ, Harris JP, Paulson EK, Delong DM. MDCT of abdominal wall hernias: is there a role for valsalva's maneuver? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Mar;184(3):847-51.
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    • Thomas J, Jaffe TA, Paulson EK. Gadolinium-enhanced CT angiography of endovascular stent-grafts. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Apr;184(4):1178-80.
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    • Paulson EK, Harris JP, Jaffe TA, Haugan PA, Nelson RC. Acute appendicitis: added diagnostic value of coronal reformations from isotropic voxels at multi-detector row CT. Radiology. 2005 Jun;235(3):879-85.
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    • Jaffe TA, Martin LC, Thomas J, Adamson AR, DeLong DM, Paulson EK. Small-bowel obstruction: coronal reformations from isotropic voxels at 16-section multi-detector row CT. Radiology. 2006 Jan;238(1):135-42.
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    • Gerke H, Jaffe TA, Mitchell RM, Byrne MF, Stiffler HL, Branch MS, Baillie J, Jowell PS. Endoscopic ultrasound and computer tomography are inaccurate methods of classifying cystic pancreatic lesions. Dig Liver Dis. 2006 Jan;38(1):39-44.
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    • Jaffe TA, Nelson RC, Johnson GA, Lee ER, Yoshizumi TT, Lowry CR, Bullard AB, DeLong DM, Paulson EK. Optimization of multiplanar reformations from isotropic data sets acquired with 16-detector row helical CT scanner. Radiology. 2006 Jan;238(1):292-9.
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    • Merkle EM, Haugan PA, Thomas J, Jaffe TA, Gullotto C. 3.0- Versus 1.5-T MR cholangiography: a pilot study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006 Feb;186(2):516-21.
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    • Jaffe TA, Martin LC, Miller CM, Franklin KM, Merkle EM, Thompson WM, Nelson RC, DeLong DM, Paulson EK. Abdominal pain: coronal reformations from isotropic voxels with 16-section CT--reader lesion detection and interpretation time. Radiology. 2007 Jan;242(1):175-81.
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    • Thompson WM, Kilani RK, Smith BB, Thomas J, Jaffe TA, Delong DM, Paulson EK. Accuracy of abdominal radiography in acute small-bowel obstruction: does reviewer experience matter? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007 Mar;188(3):W233-8.
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    • Schindera ST, Nelson RC, DeLong DM, Jaffe TA, Merkle EM, Paulson EK, Thomas J. Multi-detector row CT of the small bowel: peak enhancement temporal window--initial experience. Radiology. 2007 May;243(2):438-44.
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    • Jaffe TA, Gaca AM, Delaney S, Yoshizumi TT, Toncheva G, Nguyen G, Frush DP. Radiation doses from small-bowel follow-through and abdominopelvic MDCT in Crohn's disease. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007 Nov;189(5):1015-22.
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    • Jaffe TA, Miller CM, Merkle EM. Practice patterns in imaging of the pregnant patient with abdominal pain: a survey of academic centers. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007 Nov;189(5):1128-34.
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    • Jaffe TA, Yoshizumi TT, Toncheva GI, Nguyen G, Hurwitz LM, Nelson RC. Early first-trimester fetal radiation dose estimation in 16-MDCT without and with automated tube current modulation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Apr;190(4):860-4.
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    • Armstrong AJ, Creel P, Turnbull J, Moore C, Jaffe TA, Haley S, Petros W, Yenser S, Gockerman JP, Sleep D, Hurwitz H, George DJ. A phase I-II study of docetaxel and atrasentan in men with castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Oct 1;14(19):6270-6.
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    • Jaffe TA, Neville AM, Anderson-Evans C, Long S, Lowry C, Yoshizumi TT, Toncheva G. Early first trimester fetal dose estimation method in a multivendor study of 16- and 64-MDCT scanners and low-dose imaging protocols. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Oct;193(4):1019-24.
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    • Jaffe TA, Yoshizumi TT, Toncheva G, Anderson-Evans C, Lowry C, Miller CM, Nelson RC, Ravin CE. Radiation dose for body CT protocols: variability of scanners at one institution. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Oct;193(4):1141-7.
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    • Jaffe TA, Wickersham NW, Sullivan DC. Quantitative imaging in oncology patients: Part 2, oncologists' opinions and expectations at major U.S. cancer centers. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Jul;195(1):W19-30.
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    • Jaffe TA, Wickersham NW, Sullivan DC. Quantitative imaging in oncology patients: Part 1, radiology practice patterns at major U.S. cancer centers. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Jul;195(1):101-6.
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    • Proscia N, Jaffe TA, Neville AM, Wang CL, Dale BM, Merkle EM. MRI of the pelvis in women: 3D versus 2D T2-weighted technique. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Jul;195(1):254-9.
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    • Jaffe TA, Hoang JK, Yoshizumi TT, Toncheva G, Lowry C, Ravin C. Radiation dose for routine clinical adult brain CT: Variability on different scanners at one institution. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Aug;195(2):433-8.
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    • Feuerlein S, Grimm LJ, Davenport MS, Haystead CM, Miller CM, Neville AM, Jaffe TA. Can the localization of primary colonic tumors be improved by staging CT without specific bowel preparation compared to optical colonoscopy? Eur J Radiol. 2012 Oct;81(10):2538-42.
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    • Davenport MS, Gardner CS, Jaffe TA. Mandated radiologist-performed electronic order entry: effect on CT oral contrast administration. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Mar;198(3):616-20.
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    • Allen BC, Barnhart H, Bashir M, Nieman C, Breault S, Jaffe TA. Diagnostic accuracy of intra-abdominal fluid collection characterization in the era of multidetector computed tomography. Am Surg. 2012 Feb;78(2):185-9.
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    • Husarik DB, Marin D, Samei E, Richard S, Chen B, Jaffe TA, Bashir MR, Nelson RC. Radiation dose reduction in abdominal computed tomography during the late hepatic arterial phase using a model-based iterative reconstruction algorithm: how low can we go? Invest Radiol. 2012 Aug;47(8):468-74.
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    • Jaffe TA. Taking a seat at the table: what is a radiologist doing on the hospital formulary committee? Acad Radiol. 2012 Dec;19(12):1581-2.
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    • Gardner CS, Jaffe TA, Hertzberg BS, Javan R, Ho LM. The incarcerated uterus: a review of MRI and ultrasound imaging appearances. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Jul;201(1):223-9.
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    • Bashir MR, Jaffe TA, Brennan TV, Patel UD, Ellis MJ. Renal transplant imaging using magnetic resonance angiography with a nonnephrotoxic contrast agent. Transplantation. 2013 Jul 15;96(1):91-6.
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    • Luke FE, Allen BC, Moshiri ST, Ho LM, Massey CM, Stinnett SS, Muir AJ, Jaffe TA. Multiphase multi-detector row computed tomography in the setting of chronic liver disease and orthotopic liver transplantation: can a series be eliminated in order to reduce radiation dose? J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2013 May-Jun;37(3):408-14.
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    • Gardner CS, Patil AS, Miller CM, James AH, Jaffe TA. Cancer in pregnancy: cross-sectional oncologic imaging utilization at a tertiary care center with an algorithmic approach to imaging. Clin Imaging. 2012 Nov-Dec;36(6):780-90.
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    • Schindera ST, Nelson RC, Mukundan S Jr, Paulson EK, Jaffe TA, Miller CM, DeLong DM, Kawaji K, Yoshizumi TT, Samei E. Hypervascular liver tumors: low tube voltage, high tube current multi-detector row CT for enhanced detection--phantom study. Radiology. 2008 Jan;246(1):125-32.
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    • Gaca AM, Jaffe TA, Delaney S, Yoshizumi T, Toncheva G, Nguyen G, Frush DP. Radiation doses from small-bowel follow-through and abdomen/pelvis MDCT in pediatric Crohn disease. Pediatr Radiol. 2008 Mar;38(3):285-91.
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    • Marin D, Nelson RC, Barnhart H, Schindera ST, Ho LM, Jaffe TA, Yoshizumi TT, Youngblood R, Samei E. Detection of pancreatic tumors, image quality, and radiation dose during the pancreatic parenchymal phase: effect of a low-tube-voltage, high-tube-current CT technique--preliminary results. Radiology. 2010 Aug;256(2):450-9.
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    • Bashir MR, Gupta RT, Davenport MS, Allen BC, Jaffe TA, Ho LM, Boll DT, Merkle EM. Hepatocellular carcinoma in a North American population: does hepatobiliary MR imaging with Gd-EOB-DTPA improve sensitivity and confidence for diagnosis? J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Feb;37(2):398-406.
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    • Jaffe TA, Neville AM, Bashir MR, Uronis HE, Thacker JM. Is follow-up CT imaging of the chest and abdomen necessary after preoperative neoadjuvant therapy in rectal cancer patients without evidence of metastatic disease at diagnosis? Colorectal Dis. 2013 Aug 3;.
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