Kramer, Larry A., M.D.
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- The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
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Houston, Texas 77030
- The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
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The major focus of Dr. Kramer’s work is development of cardiovascular MRI techniques, MRI of head trauma, MRI of the intracranial abnormalities of spina bifida, development of fast body MRI techniques, and the master teaching program: development of novel methods to teach gross anatomy.
1985: University of Illinois School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Residency: 1985-1989 University of Illinois Hospital; Diagnostic Radiology, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: 1989-1990 University of Illinois Hospital, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Chicago, IL
1989 American Board of Radiology: Diagnostic Radiology
Major Honors or Awards:
Editor’s Recognition Award: Distinction in reviewing RADIOLOGY 1995
Cum Laude Award: ASNR 36th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 1998 Kramer, L.A., Gupta, R.G.,
Hatfield, G.A., Wheless, J., Papanicolaou, A. MRI in the Evaluation and
Treatment of Epilepsy
Certificate of Merit: Yeakley, J.W., Wheless, J., Papanicolaou, A. MRI in the Evaluation and
Treatment of Epilepsy
Certificate of Merit: ARRS 99th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1999 Ernst, RD, Kawashima, A.,
Tamm, E.P., Kramer, L.A., Middlebrook, M.R., Sandler, C.M. Multimedia
Demonstration of Floating Table, Bolus Tracking Gadolinium Enhanced MR
Angiography for Aotoiliac and Peripheral Runoff
Certificate of Merit: RSNA 85th Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly, Chicago, IL, Nov. 1999
Kramer, L.A., Hunter, G.J., Hamberg, L.M., Tamm, E.P. Multi-Phase Dynamic
Contrast MR Imaging in the Evaluation of Disease
Certificate of Merit: ARRS 101st Annual Meeting, Seattle Washington, May, 2001 Kramer, L.A.,
Magnetic Resonance Angiography of the Body: Techniques, Processing and
Master Teacher: University of Texas Medical School Houston: 2002-2003
Master Teacher: University of Texas Medical School Houston: 2004-2005
Scott, M.A., Fltecher, J.M., Brookshire, B.L., Davidson, R.C., Landry, S.H., Bohan, T.C., Kramer, L.A., Brandt, M.E., and Francis, D.J. Memory Functions in Children with Early Hydrocephalus. Neuropsychology, 12:4: 578-589, 1998.
Kramer, L.A., Villar-Cordova C., Wheless, J.W., Slopis, J., Yeakley, J. Magnetic Resonance Angiography of Primary Varicella Vasculitis: A Report of Two Cases Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 9:491-496, 1999.
Thompson, N.M., Hecht, J.T., Bohan, T.P., Kramer, L.A., Davidson, K., Brandt, M.E., Fletcher, J.M.: (1999) Neuroanatomic and Neuropsychological Outcome in School-Age Children with Achondroplasa American Journal of Medical Genetics, 88, 2, 145-153.
Bass, J.E., Redwine, M.D., Kramer, L.A., Harris Jr., J.H. Absence of the Infrarenal Inferior Vena Cava with Preservation of the Suprarenal Segment as Revealed by CT and MR Venography. AJR, 172:1610-1612, June 1999.
Amin, R.S., Nikolaidis, R., Kawashima, A., Kramer, L.A., Ernst, R.D. Normal Anatomy of the Fetus at MRI Imaging. Radiographics, Vol. 19, Special Issue, October 1999.
Ewing-Cobbs, L, Prasad, M., Kramer, L., Landry, S. Inflicted Traumatic Brain Injury: Relationship of Developmental Outcome to Severity of Injury. Pediatr Neurosurg 137, November 1999.
Panagiotis, G.S., Papanicolaou, A.C., Breier, J.I., Fletcher, J.M., Wheless, J.W., Maggio, W.W., Gormley, W., Constantinou, J.E.C., Kramer, L.A. Insights into Brain Function and Neural Plasticity Using Magnetic Source Imaging. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology 17(2):143-162, 2000.
Bass, J.E., Redwine, M.D., Kramer, L.A., Huynh, P.T., Harris, J.H. Jr. Spectrum of Congenital Anomalies of the Inferior Vena Cava: Cross-sectional Imaging Findings. Radiographics 2000 May-June: 20(3): 639-52.
Raval, B.K., Kramer, L.A. Advances in the Imaging of Common Duct Stones Using Magnetic Resonance Cholangiography, Endoscopic Ultrasonography, and Laparoscopic Ultrasonography. Semin Laparosc Surg 2000 December: 232-6 Review.
Chalub, G., Kramer L.A., Johnson III, R.F., Johnson Jr., R.F., Singh, Harban, Crow, W.M. Projectile Cylinder Accidents and Incidents as the Result of Inadvertent Placement of Ferromagnetic Nitrous Oxide or Oxygen tanks in the MR Suite. American Journal of Roentgenology: 177, 27-30, July 2001.
Cramer, SC, Maki, JH, Waitches, GM, D’Souza, N, Grotta, JC, Burgin, WS, Kramer, LA. Paradoxical emboli from calf and pelvic veins in cryptogenic stroke. J Neuroimaging 2003; 13:218-23.
Dennis, M, Edelstein, K, Hetherington, R, Copeland, K, Frederick, J, Blaser, SE, Kramer, LA, Drake, JM, Brandt, M, Fletcher, JM. Neurobiology of perceptual and motor timing in children with spina bifida in relation to cerebellar volume. Brain 127 (Pt 6):1292-301, 2004.
Moeller, FG, Steinberg, JL, Dougherty, DM, Narayana, PA, Kramer, LA, Renshaw, PF. Functional MRI study of working memory in MDMA users. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 177(1-2):185-94, 2004.
Cramer SC, Rordorf G, Maki JH, Kramer LA, Grotta JC, Burgin WS, Hinchey JA, Benesch C, Furie KL, Lutsep HL, Kelly E, Longstreth WT Jr. Increased pelvic vein thrombi in cryptogenic stroke: results of the paradoxical emboli from large veins in ischemic stroke. Stroke 35(1): 46-50, 2004.
Prasad M, Kramer LA, Ewing-Cobbs L. Cognitive and neuroimaging finds in physically abused preschoolers. Arch of Dis in Child 90(1): 82-5, 2005.
Moeller FG, Hasan KM, Steinberg JL, Kramer LA, Dougherty DM, Santos RM, Valdes I, Swann AC, Barratt ES, Narayana PA. Reduced anterior corpus callosum white matter integrity is related to increased impulsivity and reduced discriminability in cocaine dependent subjects: diffusion tensor imaging. Neuropsychopharmacol 30(3): 610-7, 2005.
Dennis M, Edelstein K, Copeland K, Frederick J, Francis DJ, Hetherington R, Blaser SE, Kramer LA, Drake JM, Brandt ME, Fletcher JM. Covert orienting to exogenous and endogenous cues in children with spina bifida. Neuropsychologia 43(6): 976-87, 2005.
Dennis M, Elelstein K. Frederick J, Copeland K,, Francis DJ, Blaser, SE, Kramer LA, Drake, JM, Brandt, ME, Hetherington R, Fletcher, JM. Peripersonal spatial attention in children with spina bifida: associations between horizontal and vertical line bisection and congenital malformation of the corpus callosum, midbrain, and posterior cortex. Neuropsychologia 43 (14): 2000-10 2005.
Fletcher JM, Copeland K, Frederick JA., Blaser SE, Kramer LA, Northrup H, Hannay HJ, Brandt ME, Francis DJ, Villarreal G, Drake JM, Laurent JP, Townsend I, Inwood S, Boudousquie A, Dennis M. Spinal lesion level in spina bifida: a source of neural and cognitive heterogeneity. J of Neurosurgery 102 (3 Suppl): 268-79, 2005.
Valdes IH, Steinberg JL, Narayana PA, Kramer LA, Dougherty DM, Swann AC, Barratt ES, Moeller FG. Impulsivity and BOLD fMRI Activation in MDMA Users and Healthy Control Subjects. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, publication pending.
Kramer, L., Mafee, M.: Magnetic resonance imaging of the salivary glands. Chapter 37. In Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Second Edition. Bradley and Stark Editors. C.V. Mosby Company. Volume 1, 37:1165-1183, 1992.
Harris, J. Jr, Kramer, L., Yeakley, J.: Instructional course lectures. Chapter 29. Magnetic resonance imaging of acute spinal injury. Robert E. Eilbert, M.D. Editor. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Volume XLI 4:265-273, 1992.
Kramer, L., Mafee, M.: Magnetic resonance imaging of the salivary glands. Chapter 37. In Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Third Edition. Bradley and Stark Editors. C.V. Mosby Company. Volume II 81: 1771-1783, 1999.
Fletcher JM, Northrup H, Landry SH, Kramer, LA, Brandt ME, Dennis M, Barnes MA, Blaser SE, Hannay HJ, Copeland K, Francis DJ. Spina Bifida: Genes, Brain and Development. Chapter 3 in International Review of Research in Mental Retardation. Laraine Masters Glidden Editor. Elsevier Academic Press. Volume 29:65-111, 2004.
Kramer, L.A., Gupta, R.G., Tamm, E.P., Redwine, M.D., Harris, Jr, J.H.: MRI of Diaphragmatic Injuries. RSNA exhibit 1998, 84th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago. IL.
Kramer, L.A., Gupta, R. G, Yeakley J.W., Wheless J., Papanicolaou A.: Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Evaluation and Treatment of Epilepsy. 1999 Scientific exhibit at the American Roentgen Ray Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Certificate of Merit.
Kramer, L.A., Hunter, G.J., Hamberg, L.M, Tamm, E.P.: Multi-Phase Dynamic Contrast MR Imaging in the Evaluation of Disease. November 1999 RSNA 85th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. Certificate of Merit.
Kramer, L.A., Angiography of the Body: Techniques, Processing and Clinical Applications. May 2001 ARRS 101st Annual Meeting. Seattle, Washington. Certificate of Merit.
Kramer, L.,., Adyanthaya, A, Redwine, M.: MR Imaging of Coronary Artery Anomlies. The Radiological Society of North America 87th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, November 2001.
Kramer, L. Dynamic Contrast MR of Hepatic Hemangiomas: Evaluation of Temporal Signal Intensity Changes. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 12th Scientific Meeting, May 15-21, 2004, Kyoto, Japan.
Kramer L. Fetal MR Imaging. Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 28-December 8, 2004.