Albert Zajko, MD

Medical/Graduate School University of Pennsylvania MD
Residency University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Clinical/Post-doctoral Fellowship Vascular/Interventional Radiology Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
& Programs
Clinical Interest Transplant IR.

Oncologic IR.

Trauma Embolotherapy.

Pulmonary AVM Embolotherapy.

Research Interest Interventional Radiologic Procedures in Transplantation.

Liver Cancer Treatment

Hepatic & Portal Venous Pressures.
Selected Publications   Henderson JM, Boyer TD, Kunter MH, Zajko AB, et al. Distal Splenorenal Shunt Versus Transjugular Intrahepatic Shunt for Variceal Bleeding: A Randomized Trial. Gastroenterology 2006;130:1643-1651.

Chang WM, Amesur NB, Klatzky RL, Zajko AB, Stetten GD. Vascular Access: Comparison of US Guidance with the Sonic Flashlight and Conventional US in Phantoms. Radiology 2006 Dec; (3): 771-779

Borrero CG, Zajko AB. Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations: Clinical Features, Diagnosis and Treatment. J Radiol Nurs 2006; 25:33-37.

Galhotra S, Amesur NB, Zajko AB, Simmons RL. Migration of the Gunther Tulip inferior vena cava filter to the chest. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2007 Dec;18(12):1581-5.

Amesur NB, Zajko AB, Carr BI. Links Chemo-embolization for Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Different Sizes of Embolization Particles. Dig Dis Sci. 2007 Nov 29.

Amesur N, Hammond JS, Geller DA, Zajko AB, Gamblin TC. Management of Unresectable Symptomatic Focal Nodular Hyperplasia by Arterial Embolization. JVIR 2009 Apr; 20(4):543-7.

Novelli PM, Amesur NB, Zajko AB, Orons P. Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated April 08, 2009. Available at:

Ragni MV, Moore CG, Soadwa K, Nalesnik MA, Zajko AB, Cortese-Hasset A, Whiteside TL, Hart S, Zeevi A, Li J, Shaikh OS and The H Study Group. Impact of HIV on liver fibrosis inh men with hepatitis C infection and haemophilia. Haemophilia 2010, 1-9

Tohme S*, Amesur N, Zajko A, Marsh W, Geller, Tsung A. Yttrium- 90 microspheres (Theraspheres) as a bridge to liver transplantation a retrospective study.

Nace GW, Steel JL, Amesur N, Zajko A, Nastasi BE, Joyce J, Sheetz M, Gamblin TC.Yttrium-90 radioembolization for colorectal cancer liver metastases: a single institution experience.
Int J Surg Oncol. 2011;2011:571261

Beswick DM, Miraglia R, Caruso S, Marrone G, Gruttadauria S, Zajko AB, Luca A.The role of ultrasound and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography for the diagnosis of biliary stricture after liver transplantation. Eur J Radiol. 2012 Sep;81(9):2089-92

Honors and  
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.