Dr. Supriya Kulkarni is an associate professor and the head of the breast division at the department of medical imaging at the University of Toronto.
Her clinical engagement is at University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital, and the Women’s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada for over 20 years in the subspecialty practice in Breast Imaging as a staff radiologist in JDMI.
Dr. Kulkarni’s special focus is on teaching and education internationally. She is a recipient of several teaching awards for contributing to cancer education. She currently manages continuing professional development initiatives for the breast division of the University of Toronto and national and international educational initiatives for Canadian Society of Breast Imaging where she serves as a board member and education director.
Dr. Kulkarni serves in an advisory capacity for multiple initiatives provincial screening program, transgender screening policy, and breast imaging guideline development for the Canadian Association of Radiologists.
- Canadian Association of Radiologists Breast Disease Imaging Referral Guideline
The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) Breast Disease Expert Panel consists of breast imaging radiologists, a high-risk breast clinician, a […]
- Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Preoperative Evaluation of Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Purpose: Preoperative breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is known to detect additional cancers that are occult on mammography and ultrasound. […]
- Preoperative Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging: An Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario) Clinical Practice Guideline
BACKGROUND: The use of preoperative breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) after the diagnosis of breast cancer by mammography and/or ultrasound is […]
- Effects of delayed callback from screening mammography due to the COVID-19 pandemic
CONCLUSION: The low rate of cancer detected suggests that a delay callback may be a reasonable option for some likely benign findings when immediate […]
- False-positive incidental lesions detected on contrast-enhanced breast MRI: clinical and imaging features
CONCLUSION: Young patients, oval/round mass-lesion shape, and homogeneous pattern of non-mass enhancement showed the strongest association with […]
- Supplemental Breast Cancer Screening in Women with Dense Breasts and Negative Mammography: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background The best supplemental breast cancer screening modality in women at average risk or intermediate risk for breast cancer with dense breast […]
- Contralateral Breast Screening with Preoperative MRI: Long-Term Outcomes for Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer
Background The diagnostic value of screening the contralateral breast with MRI in patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer is poorly understood. […]
- COVID-19 vaccine-related axillary edema in breast imaging setting
Worldwide, many vaccines have been developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unilateral reactive axillary adenopathy related to the COVID-19 […]
- Factors Influencing Trainees' Interest in Breast Imaging
Purpose: To gauge the level of interest in breast imaging (BI) and determine factors impacting trainees' decision to pursue this subspecialty. […]
- The characteristics associated with upgrade on surgical pathology of conventional imaging occult DCIS diagnosed by MRI
CONCLUSION: Kinetic characteristics show the strongest association with upgrade to invasion in DCIS occult on mammogram and US. Larger studies should […]
- Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: Potential Benefits in Routine Clinical Practice
Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) is gradually being implemented in routine clinical breast imaging practice. The technique of image acquisition […]
- Tailored breast imaging during the first wave and preparedness for the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic
The pandemic caused by the new Coronavirus has changed the way patient care is provided worldwide. This review focuses on the description of the […]
- Lobular neoplasia occult on conventional imaging and diagnosed on MRI-guided biopsy: can we estimate upgrade on surgical pathology?
CONCLUSION: Larger lesion size and clumped NME are imaging findings associated with upgrade of LN diagnosed by MRI-guided biopsy. This may influence […]
- COVID-19: Safe Guidelines for Breast Imaging During the Pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, breast imaging must be performed using safe practices. Balancing the need to avoid delays in the diagnosis of breast […]
- Cellular fibroepithelial lesions diagnosed on core needle biopsy: Is there any role of clinical-sonography features helping to differentiate fibroadenomas and phyllodes tumor?
CONCLUSION: CFEL with a larger size in older women is associated with the surgical pathological result of phyllodes tumor and management should be […]
- Can breast MRI accurately exclude malignancy in mammographic architectural distortion?
CONCLUSION: A negative breast MRI in patients with MAD was reliable in excluding malignancy in this cohort and may have a role as a precision […]
- Physiological Regulation of Drug Metabolism and Transport: Pregnancy, Microbiome, Inflammation, Infection, and Fasting
This article is a report on a symposium entitled "Physiological Regulation of Drug Metabolism and Transport" sponsored by the American Society for […]
- Imaging Features of Inflammatory Breast Disorders: A Pictorial Essay
Inflammatory breast disorders include a wide array of underlying causes, ranging from common benign infection, non-infectious inflammation and […]
- Evaluation of the Utility of Screening Mammography for High-Risk Women Undergoing Screening Breast MR Imaging
Purpose To evaluate the value of mammography in detecting breast cancer in high-risk women undergoing screening breast magnetic resonance (MR) […]
- Spotlight on empagliflozin/metformin fixed-dose combination for the treatment of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review
The dramatic rise in the prevalence of obesity and diabetes is associated with increased morbidity, mortality, and public health care costs […]
- Sirtuin 1 activation alleviates cholestatic liver injury in a cholic acid-fed mouse model of cholestasis
CONCLUSION: SRT1720 administration alleviates cholestatic liver injury in mice by increasing hydrophilicity of hepatic BA composition and decreasing […]
- The value of breast MRI in high-risk patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer to exclude invasive disease in the contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: Is there a role to choose wisely patients for sentinel node biopsy?
The aim of this study was to evaluate the presence of clinically and mammographically occult disease using breast MRI in a cohort of cancer patients […]
- An Audit of Pain Experienced During Image-Guided Breast Biopsy Procedures at an Academic Center
- Bisphenol A sulfonation is impaired in metabolic and liver disease
CONCLUSION: Taken together these findings establish a profoundly reduced capacity of BPA elimination via sulfonation in obese or diabetic individuals […]
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- Evaluation of Apparent Diffusion Coefficient to Predict Grade, Microinvasion, and Invasion in Ductal Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast
CONCLUSIONS: Pure DCIS had the highest "ROI-based" ADC measured using 1.5 T or 3.0 T. The ADC was able to identify microinvasion or invasive cancer […]
- Non-ketotic hyperglycemia unmasks hemichorea
BACKGROUND: Chorea can be caused by a variety of diseases, including neurodegenerative disorders, vascular events, toxic-metabolic states, and […]
- Do Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Inhibitors Improve the Glycemic Control in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Concomitant Diabetes Mellitus?
Inflammation and insulin resistance are closely linked to each other. Inflammatory rheumatic diseases including rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are […]
- Deficiency in Nrf2 transcription factor decreases adipose tissue mass and hepatic lipid accumulation in leptin-deficient mice
CONCLUSIONS: Nrf2 deficiency in Lep(ob/ob) mice reduced white adipose tissue mass and prevented hepatic lipid accumulation but induced insulin […]
- Effect of caloric restriction and AMPK activation on hepatic nuclear receptor, biotransformation enzyme, and transporter expression in lean and obese mice
CONCLUSIONS: CR restriction reversed the expression of some, but not all transporters in livers of OB mice. Overall, these data indicate a potential […]