Biography

CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Radiology: Certification in Diagnostic Radiology, 2010

American Board of Radiology: Certification of Added Qualification in Neuroradiology, 2012

Education

Medical Degree
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India,1997-2003
Internship
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 2005 - 2006
Residency, Diagnostic Radiology
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 2006 - 2010
Fellowship, Neuroradiology
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 2010 - 2011

Publications

Publication Information

Abstracts:

  1. Fitzgerald RT, Samant RS, Angtuaco EJ, Amole AO. Thromboembolic Posterior Circulation Infarction with Persistent Trigeminal Artery. Presented at ASNR: American Society of Neuroradiology, Annual Meeting 2011.
  2. Samant R, Shah CC, Ramakrishnaiah R, Kumar M, Angtuaco E. Pictorial Review of Anterior Third Ventricle Anatomy and Pathology. Presented at ASNR: American Society of Neuroradiology, Annual Meeting 2011.
  3. Angtuaco, E, Van Hemert, R, Samant, R. et al, Whole Body Diffusion-weighted MR Imaging (DWIBS) in Multiple Myeloma. Presented at The Radiological Society of North America 2012 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, November 25 – November 30, 2012 ,Chicago IL. http://archive.rsna.org/2012/12035629.html.
  4. Schultz K, Ramadrishnaiah R, Kumar M, Samant R, Fitzgerald R, Burgin K, Hedge S, Van Hemert R, Angtuaco E, Glasier CM. Educational Poster. Revisiting Arachnoid Cyst: Atypical Imaging Findings, Unusual Presentation, and Rare Complications. Presented at ASNR: American Society of Neuroradiology, Annual Meeting 2013
  5. Fitzgerald RT, Samant R, Burgin K, Kumar M, Ramakrishnaiah, RH, Van Hemert R, Angtuaco EJ. PRES and the Brainstem: Features of Infratentorial-Predominant PRES. Presented at ASNR: American Society of Neuroradiology, Annual Meeting, 2013
  6. Ananth KR, Ramakrishnaiah R, Honneibier B, Kumar M, Hedge S, Singh S, Samant R, Fitzgerald RT, Van Hemert R, Angtuaco E, Glasier CM. Imaging Features of Cranial and Maxillofacial Anomalies in Children: A Pictorial Review. Presented at RSNA: Radiological Society of North America, Annual Meeting 2013.
  7. McCarty J, Samant R, Amole A, Angtuaco E. Distal Dural Ring Aneurysms: Determining Intradural and Extradural Aneurysms. Presented at ARRS: American Roentgen Ray Society 114th Annual Meeting. May 2014.
  8. Fitzgerald RT, Bartel T, Medarmetia S, Samant R, Kumar M, Ramakrishnaiah RH, Van Hemert R, Angtuaco EJ, Stack BC Jr. Detection of 99mTc-Sestamibi Negative Parathyroid Adenomas with Mulit-Phase CT: Preliminary Experience. Presented at ASNR: American Society of Neuroradiology, Annual Meeting 2014.
  9. Farrow JM, Medarmetala S, Samant R, Kumar M, Van Hemert R, Angtuaco EJ, Bodenner D, Stack BC, Fitzgerald RT. Implementation of a 4DCT Protocol for Localization of Parathyroid Adenomas. Presented at ASHNR American Society of Head and Neck Radiology Annual Meeting 2014.
  10. McCarty J, Dornhoffer J, Samant R, VanHemert R, Ramakrishnaiah R, Kumar M, Angtuaco E, Fitzgerald R. Ossicular Anatomy Revisted: Virtual Otoscopy with 3-D Volume Reconstructions. Presented at RSNA: Radiological Society of North America, 100th Annual Meeting. November 2014, Chicago.
  11. Wright S, Fitzgerald RT, Samant R, Kumar M, Ramakrishnaiah RH, Van Hemert R, Angtuaco EJ. Relationship between Lactate Dehydrogenase and the Development of PRES in Cancer Patients Receiving System Chemotherapy. Presented at ASNR: American Society of Neuroradiology, Annual Meeting 2014.
  12. McCarty J, David R, Samant R, Lensing S and Fitzgerald R. Root Cause Analysis: An Examination of the Odontogenic Origins of Acute Maxillary Sinusitis. Presented at ASHNR: American Society of Head and Neck Radiology, 48th Annual Meeting. September 2014.
  13. Medarametla S, Alapati S, Samant R and Amole A. Cervical Spondylosis – A Review of Image Guided Pain Management. Presented at The Indian Radiological Imaging Association 68th National Conference, Kochi, India, Jan 29 – Feb 1st 2015.
  14. David R, Ramakrishnaiah R, Fitzgerald R, Kumar M, Samant R, Van Hemert R, Angtuaco E. Revisiting Hippocampal Sclerosis: A Pictorial Review of Serial MR in the Evolution from Initial Hippocampal Injury to Hippocampal Sclerosis. Presented at ASNR: American Society of Neuroradiology, Annual Meeting 2015.
  15. Chacko J, VanHemert R, Samant R and Sarkis N. MALT Lymphoma Masquerading as Thyroid Orbitopahty. Presented at North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society 2016 Walsh Meeting, Feb, 2016.
  16. Sarkis N, Samant R and Chacko J. Many small lesions, one big problem: CLIPPERS. Presented at North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society 2016 Walsh Meeting, Feb, 2016.
  17. Schemel K, Samant R, Rasche L, Buros A, Davies F, Eluvathingal T. Comparison of the accuracy of Whole Body FDG PET CT and Whole Body Diffusion Weighted MRI Imaging with Background Subtraction (DWIBS) in Multiple Myeloma. Presented at UAMS 15th Showcase of Medical Discoveries: Biomedical Informatics Research. Sept 21st, 2016.
  18. Desai Shivang, Devgan Arushi, Samant RS. Increase in imaging volume after Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. Presented at ACR Annual Meeting May 2019.
  19. M. Kumar, R. Samant, T. Pandey, K. Jambhekar, R. Ram, G. Bajaj,
    A. Gunasekharan, H. Newhart, N. Kazemi, R. Ramakrishnaiah, R. Van Hemert Clinical Applications of MR Neurography: A Case Based Approach. Presented at European Society of Neuroradiology, 42nd Annual Meeting, Oslo, Norway, 18-22 September 2019.

 

Refereed Original Articles in Journals:

  1. Shweihat YR, Samant RS, Joshi M, Shah H, Moore PC, Kennedy MP. Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration in a Geographical Region With Endemic Histoplasmosis Infection. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2010 Oct;17(4):295-300. doi: 10.1097/LBR.0b013e3181fa6b2a.
  2. Erdem E, Amole AO, Akdol MS, Samant RS, Yaşargil GM. Developmental venous anomaly coexisting with a true arteriovenous malformation: a rare clinical entity. J Neurointerv Surg. 2012 Jul;4(4):e19. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2011-010016. Epub 2011 Jul 29.
  3. Erdem E, Amole AO, Akdol MS, Samant RS, Yaşargil GM. Developmental venous anomaly coexisting with a true arteriovenous malformation: a rare clinical entity. J Neurointerv Surg. 2012 Jul;4(4):e19. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2011-010016. Epub 2011 Jul 29.
  4. Kumar M, Samant R, Ramakrishnaiah R, Fitzgerald RT, Burgin K, Van Hemert R, Angtuaco E. Rosette-forming glioneuronal tumor of the fourth ventricle. Radiol Case Rep. 2015 Dec 7;8(1):740. doi: 10.2484/rcr.v8i1.740. eCollection 2013.
  5. Kumar M, Ramakrishnaiah R, Samant R. Angiocentric glioma, a recently added WHO grade-I tumor. Radiol Case Rep. 2015 Nov 6;8(4):782. doi: 10.2484/rcr.v8i4.782. eCollection 2013.
  6. Yaghi S, Dibu J, Achi E, Patel A, Samant R, Hinduja A. Hematoma expansion in spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage: predictors and outcome. Int J Neurosci. 2014 Dec;124(12):890-3. doi: 10.3109/00207454.2014.887716. Epub 2014 Feb 28.
  7. Fitzgerald RT, Fitzgerald CT, Samant RS, Kumar M, Ramakrishniah R, Van Hemert R, Angtuaco EJ. Lithium toxicity and PRES: a novel association. J Neuroimaging. 2015 Jan-Feb;25(1):147-9. doi: 10.1111/jon.12094. Epub 2014 Feb 26.
  8. Guru Murthy GS, Sawyer J, Alapat D, Samant R, Barlogie B. Strange bedfellows: mitotically active chronic myeloid leukemia in molecular complete remission, detected in focal lesion of myeloma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2014 Aug;14(4):e127-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clml.2014.02.008. Epub 2014 Feb 28.
  9. Fitzgerald RT, Wright SM, Samant RS, Kumar M, Ramakrishnaiah RH, Van Hemert R, Brown AT, Angtuaco EJ. Elevation of serum lactate dehydrogenase at posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome onset in chemotherapy-treated cancer patients. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Sep;21(9):1575-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2014.03.004. Epub 2014 Apr 26.
  10. Fitzgerald RT, Pollitzer R, Samant RS, Kumar M, Ramakrishnaiah RH, Amole A, Akdol MS, Angtuaco EJ. Pulsatile Tinnitus Secondary to a Dural Arteriovenous Fistula. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Aug;36(7):e115-6. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000410.
  11. Patil N, Saba H, Marco A, Samant R, Mukasa L. Initial experience with GeneXpert MTB/RIF assay in the Arkansas Tuberculosis Control Program. Australas Med J. 2014 May 31;7(5):203-7. doi: 10.4066/AMJ.2014.1905. eCollection 2014.
  12. Fitzgerald RT, Samant RS, Kumar M, Van Hemert R, Angtuaco EJ. Features of infratentorial-predominant posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome. Acta Neurol Belg. 2015 Dec;115(4):629-34. doi: 10.1007/s13760-015-0431-2. Epub 2015 Jan 21.
  13. Patil N, Marco A, Saba H, Samant R, Mukasa L. TB or not TB; don’t miss the obvious. J Ark Med Soc. 2014 Nov;111(6):112-4
  14. Hinduja A, Dibu J, Achi E, Patel A, Samant R, Yaghi S. Nosocomial infections in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage. Am J Crit Care. 2015 May;24(3):227-31. doi: 10.4037/ajcc2015422.
  15. Gupta HV, Samant R, Gokden M, Lee RW, Sahaya K, Virmani T. Clinical Reasoning: A 73-year-old man with diplopia and ataxia. Neurology. 2015 Sep 29;85(13):e96-100. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001975.
  16. Limaye K, Samant R, Lee RW. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension: diagnosis to management. Acta Neurol Belg. 2016 Jun;116(2):119-25. doi: 10.1007/s13760-015-0577-y. Epub 2015 Dec 10.
  17. Fitzgerald RT, Kuruva M, David R, Samant RS, Kumar M, Van Hemert R, Angtuaco EJ, Bodenner D, Stack BC Jr. Characterization of Thyroid Nodules by 4-Dimensional Computed Tomography: Initial Experience. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017 Mar/Apr;41(2):195-198. doi: 10.1097/RCT.0000000000000495.
  18. McCarty JL, David RM, Lensing SY, Samant RS, Kumar M, Van Hemert RL, Angtuaco EJC, Fitzgerald RT. Root Cause Analysis: An Examination of Odontogenic Origins of Acute Maxillary Sinusitis in Both Immunocompetent & Immunocompromised Patients. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017 May/Jun;41(3):484-488. doi: 10.1097/RCT.0000000000000522.
  19. Innabi A, Limaye K, Cobb S, Samant R, Virmani T. Caution! Self-supplementation may be injurious to your health. Acta Neurol Belg. 2017 Sep;117(3):781-782. doi: 10.1007/s13760-016-0737-8. Epub 2016 Dec 24.
  20. Mohan M, Samant RS, Yoon D, Buros AF, Branca A, Montgomery CO, Nicholas R, Suva LJ, Morello R, Thanendrarajan S, Schinke C, Yaccoby S, van Rhee F, Davies FE, Morgan GJ, Zangari M. Extensive Remineralization of Large Pelvic Lytic Lesions Following Total Therapy Treatment in Patients With Multiple Myeloma. J Bone Miner Res. 2017 Jun;32(6):1261-1266. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.3111. Epub 2017 Mar 27.
  21. Fitzgerald RT, Santoro J, Hinduja A, Samant RS, Kumar M, Angtuaco EJ. PRES and Epilepsy: A Potential Long-Term Consequence of a “Reversible” Syndrome. Neurologist. 2017 Mar;22(2):41-43. doi: 10.1097/NRL.0000000000000103.
  22. Rasche L, Angtuaco E, McDonald JE, Buros A, Stein C, Pawlyn C, Thanendrarajan S, Schinke C, Samant R, Yaccoby S, Walker BA, Epstein J, Zangari M, van Rhee F, Meissner T, Goldschmidt H, Hemminki K, Houlston R, Barlogie B, Davies FE, Morgan GJ, Weinhold N. Low expression of hexokinase-2 is associated with false-negative FDG-positron emission tomography in multiple myeloma. Blood. 2017 Jul 6;130(1):30-34. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-03-774422. Epub 2017 Apr 21.
  23. Hinduja A, Samant R, Feng D, Hannawi Y. Herniation despite Decompressive Hemicraniectomy in Large Hemispherical Ischemic Strokes. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018 Feb;27(2):418-424. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.09.016. Epub 2017 Oct 26.
  24. Rasche L, Angtuaco EJ, Alpe TL, Gershner GH, McDonald JE, Samant RS, Kumar M, Van Hemert R, Epstein J, Deshpande S, Tytarenko R, Yaccoby S, Hillengass J, Thanendrarajan S, Schinke C, van Rhee F, Zangari M, Walker BA, Barlogie B, Morgan GJ, Davies FE, Weinhold N. The presence of large focal lesions is a strong independent prognostic factor in multiple myeloma. Blood. 2018 Jul 5;132(1):59-66. doi: 10.1182/blood-2018-04-842880. Epub 2018 May 21.

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS:

Non- Refereed Publications

  1. Achi E, Yaghi S, Dibu J, Patel A, Samant R, Hinduja A. Troponin Leak Does Not Increase Mortality in Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurology Volume 80, (7 Supplement), P06.273. Publication Date: 2013/2/12
  2. Achi E, Hinduja A, Dibu J, Patel A, Samant R, Yaghi S. Admission Hyperglycemia Correlates with Hematoma Volume in Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurology Volume 80, (7 Supplement), P06.273. Publication Date: 2013/2/12
  3. Dibu J, Yaghi S, Achi E, Patel A, Samant RS, Hinduja A. Intracerebral Hemorrhage Associated with Cocaine Use. Neurology Volume 80, (7 Supplement), P06.273. Publication Date: 2013/2/12
  4. Patel A, Yaghi S, Dibu J, Hinduja A, Samant RS, Achi E, Keyrouz S. Does Location Matter? Thalamic Versus Capsular-Ganglionic Hypertensive Hemorrhages. Neurology Volume 80 (7 supplement), P06.273. Publication Date: 2013/2/12
  5. Herlopian A, Mahmoud F, David R, Samant R, Gokden M, Hutchins L, Ong S. Neurological Complication of Ipilimumab Therapy in Patients with Meastatic Melanoma. Neurology, Volume 84 (14 Supplement), P3. 136. Publication Date: 2015/4/6
  6. Kumar M, Samant R, Van Hemert R, Fitzgerald R, Sing Z, Pandey S, Lensing S, Barlogie B, Anaguaco E. Use of Spleen as an Internal Marker in Whole Body DWIBS in Patients with Multiple Myeloma. Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and Leukemia. Vol 14 Pages S148. Publication Date 2014/9/1
  7. Gupta H, Samant R, Lee R, Sahaya K, Virmani T. Double Dose Contrast in CLIPPERS: Key to Biopsy. Neurology Volume 86 (16 Supplement), P6.123. Publication Date:2016/4/5

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Samant, R., & Gokden, M. (2000). Cerebellopontine Angle. In M. Gokden & M. Kumar (Eds.), Neuropathologic and Neuroradiologic Correlations: A Differential Diagnostic Text and Atlas (pp. 361-376). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781139696401.015