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Dr. Derek Fladeland MD, FRCPC Assistant Professor University Medical Imaging Consultants

Research Area(s)

  • Reduction of radiation dose related to CT scanning.

About

Education
  • M.D. - University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 1994
  • Diagnostic Imaging - University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 1999

Biography

Attended Martin Collegiate Institute in Regina, graduating in 1988. After premedical studies at the University of Regina, completed medical training at the University of Saskatchewan in 1994. Completed diagnostic imaging training at the University of Saskatchewan in 1999.

Clinical Practice

  • Main clinical focus is in cross-sectional imaging.
  • Obtained Fellowship in Chest Imaging July 2008, University of British Columbia, Dr. N. Muller.

Selected Publications

Conference Presentations/Abstracts

  • P Jo, D Leswick, D Fladeland, R Otani, Hyun Lim. "Reduced Dose with Maintained Image Quality Utilizing 100 kVp Carotid CT Angiography." Canadian Association of Radiologists, Montreal, Quebec, April 22-25, 2010
  • C Dumaine, D Leswick, D Fladeland, J Hyun, L Toews. "Improving Radiation Dose from Diagnostic CT Examinations in Saskatchewan." Canadian Association of Radiologists, Montreal, Quebec, April 23-26, 2009
  • L Chatterson, D Leswick, M Hunt, S Webster, D Fladeland. Lead Shielding vs. Bismuth-Antimony Shield for Fetal Dose Reduction at Different Gestational Ages for CTPA. Canadian Association of Radiologists, Montreal, Quebec, April 23-26, 2009
  • D Leswick, S Webster, M Hunt, D Fladeland. Thyroid Shields vs. z-axis Automatic Tube Current Modulation for Dose Reduction in Neck CT. Canadian Association Radiologists, St. John's, Newfoundland, June 28 - July 1, 2007
  • N Syed, D Leswick, D Fladeland. Radiation Dose from Diagnostic CT in Saskatchewan. Canadian Association Radiologists, St. John's, Newfoundland, June 28 - July 1, 2007

Publications

  • Heathcote K, Cockcroft D, Fladeland D, Fenton M.  Normal expiratory flow rate and lung volumes in patients with combined emphysema and interstitial lung disease: A case series and literature review.  Canadian Respiratory Journal.  2011; 18(5)e73-e76. 
  • Dumaine C, Leswick D, Fladeland D, Hyun J, Toews L.  Improving Radiation Dose from Diagnostic CT Examinations in Saskatchewan.  Canadian Association of Radiologists
  • Chatterson L, Leswick D, Fladeland D, Hunt M, Webster S.  Lead versus Bismuth-Antimony Shield for Fetal Dose Reduction at Different Gestational Ages at CT Pulmonary Angiography.  Radiology Journal
  • Machnowska M, Burbridge B, Fladeland D. Are Pretest Clinical Probability Algorithms Used  Before Obtaining Multidetector Computed Tomographic Pulmonary Embolism Studies?  Canadian Association of Radiologists. 2011; 62(2), 107-109.
  • Chibbar R, Gjevre J, Shih F, Neufeld H, Lemire E, Fladeland D, Cockcroft D.   Familial Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Large Family with Atypical Features.  Canadian Respiratory Journal. 2010; 17(6)269-274.
  • Leswick DA, Syed NS, Dumaine CS, Hyun JL, Fladeland DA. Radiation Dose from Diagnostic Computed Tomography in Saskatchewan. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 2009; 60 71-78
  • Leswick DA, Hunt MM, Webster ST, Fladeland DA. Thyroid Shields Versus z-Axis Automatic Tube Current Modulation for Dose Reduction in Neck CT. Radiology 2008; 249(2) 572-580
  • Wilson R, Leswick D, Fladeland D. Resident's Corner: Case of the Month #122, Orbital Capillary Hemangioma with Magnetic Resonance Interleaving Artifact. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, June 2007 58(3) 183-184
  • Leswick D, Webster S, Wilcox B, Fladeland D. The Radiation cost of helical high resolution chest CT. American Journal of Roentgenolgy, March 2005 184: 742-745