Dr Alison Spouge

Alison Spouge, MD, FRCPC


Hospital Appointment: Associate Professor of Radiology
                                     Radiology Resident's Training Committee Site Director, UH

Base Hospital: University Hospital

Areas of Interest: MSK CT, MRI, ultrasound, MSK interventional procedures

Fellowships: Body and Musculoskeletal MR Imaging, University of Western Ontario                       (1993)
                      CT/Ultrasound, University of Toronto (1989-90)

Radiology Residency: University of Toronto (1985-89)

Rotating Internship: Toronto East General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario (1983-84)

Medical School: University of British Columbia (1983)

Undergraduate Degree: BSc Cell Biology, University of British Columbia (1979)

Research Interests:

-MR assessment of muscle mass and signal intensity after stroke
-MRI follow-up of repairs of massive rotator cuff tears
-Assessment of supraspinatus muscle by ultrasound: comparison of normals and patients with rotator cuff tear
-Assessment of early osteoarthritis by MRI, CT, arthroscopy and histology
-Cardiac first pass perfusion with MRI compared with SPECT
-Assessment of the safety and efficacy of Angiomark, a new MR intravascular contrast agent, in the non-invasive diagnosis of peripheral vascular diesase
-Etiology of anterior cruciate ligament injury in female athletes: MRI analysis of anatomic variables

Contact email: Alison.Spouge@lhsc.on.ca

Administrative Assistant: Sharon Mutch (sharon.mutch@lhsc.on.ca)




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