Laureen Sena

Laureen M. Sena, MD

Director, Cardiac Imaging; Staff Radiologist

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular MRI
  • Ultrasonography

Departments

  • Radiology

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Ultrasound
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
  • Cardiovascular MRI Program
  • Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

Simmons College, 1983

Boston, MA

Medical School

Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1990

Philadelphia, PA

Internship

University of Connecticut Health Center, 1990-1991

Farmington, CT

Residency

University of Connecticut Health Center, 1991-1992

Farmington, CT

Residency

University of Massachusetts Medical Center, 1992-1995

Worcester, MA

Fellowship

The Hospital for Sick Children, 1995-1997

Toronto, Canada

Certifications

  • Radiology, Pediatric Radiology

Publications

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  1. Turkbey B, Kobayashi H, Hoyt RF, Choyke PL, Nakajima T, Griffiths GL, Bernardo M, Rialon K, Fishman SJ, Sena LM. Magnetic resonance lymphography of the thoracic duct after interstitial injection of gadofosveset trisodium: a pilot dosing study in a porcine model. Lymphat Res Biol. 2014 Mar; 12(1):32-6.
  2. Dusenbery SM, Geva T, Seale A, Valente AM, Zhou J, Sena L, Geggel RL. Outcome predictors and implications for management of scimitar syndrome. Am Heart J. 2013 May; 165(5):770-7.
  3. Rufo PA, Denson LA, Sylvester FA, Szigethy E, Sathya P, Lu Y, Wahbeh GT, Sena LM, Faubion WA. Health supervision in the management of children and adolescents with IBD: NASPGHAN recommendations. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012 Jul; 55(1):93-108.
  4. Sunidja AP, Prabhu SP, Lee EY, Sena L. 64-row-MDCT evaluation of postoperative congenital heart disease in children: review of technique and imaging findings. Semin Roentgenol. 2012 Jan; 47(1):66-78.
  5. Rehman M, Jenkins KJ, Juraszek AL, Connor JA, Gauvreau K, Muneeb M, Sena LM, Colan SD, Saia T, Kieran MW. A prospective phase II trial of vinblastine and methotrexate in multivessel intraluminal pulmonary vein stenosis in infants and children. Congenit Heart Dis. 2011 Nov-Dec; 6(6):608-23.
  6. Sena LM, Fishman SJ, Jenkins KJ, Xu H, Brechbiel MW, Regino CA, Kosaka N, Bernardo M, Choyke PL, Kobayashi H. Magnetic resonance lymphangiography with a nano-sized gadolinium-labeled dendrimer in small and large animal models. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2010 Oct; 5(8):1183-91.
  7. Prabhu SP, Mahmood S, Sena L, Lee EY. MDCT evaluation of pulmonary embolism in children and young adults following a lateral tunnel Fontan procedure: optimizing contrast-enhancement techniques. Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Sep; 39(9):938-44.
  8. Tsai A, Paltiel HJ, Sena LM, Kim HB, Fishman SJ, Alomari AI. Neonatal hemochromatosis and patent ductus venosus: clinical course and diagnostic pitfalls. Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Aug; 39(8):823-7.
  9. Sena L. Cardiac MR imaging: from physics to protocols. Pediatr Radiol. 2008 May; 38 Suppl 2:S185-91.
  10. Samyn MM, Powell AJ, Garg R, Sena L, Geva T. Range of ventricular dimensions and function by steady-state free precession cine MRI in repaired tetralogy of Fallot: right ventricular outflow tract patch vs. conduit repair. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2007 Oct; 26(4):934-40.
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  12. Valente AM, Sena L, Powell AJ, Del Nido PJ, Geva T. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of sinus venosus defects: comparison to surgical findings. Pediatr Cardiol. 2007 Jan-Feb; 28(1):51-6.
  13. Shah RK, Mora BN, Bacha E, Sena LM, Buonomo C, Del Nido P, Rahbar R. The presentation and management of vascular rings: an otolaryngology perspective. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2007 Jan; 71(1):57-62.
  14. Schlesinger AE, Krishnamurthy R, Sena LM, Guillerman RP, Chung T, DiBardino DJ, Fraser CD. Incomplete double aortic arch with atresia of the distal left arch: distinctive imaging appearance. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 May; 184(5):1634-9.
  15. Garg R, Powell AJ, Sena L, Marshall AC, Geva T. Effects of metallic implants on magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of Fontan palliation. Am J Cardiol. 2005 Mar 1; 95(5):688-91.
  16. Tsai-Goodman B, Geva T, Odegard KC, Sena LM, Powell AJ. Clinical role, accuracy, and technical aspects of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in infants. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Jul 1; 94(1):69-74.
  17. Darbari A, Sena L, Argani P, Oliva-Hemker JM, Thompson R, Cuffari C. Gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging: a useful radiological tool in diagnosing pediatric IBD. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2004 Mar; 10(2):67-72.
  18. Sana LM, Geva T, Powell A, Burrows P. MR Quantificationof flow in patients with arteriovenous malformation. 2003.
  19. Krishnamurthy R, Sena LM. MRI of corrected Congenital Heart Disease. 2003.
  20. Krisnamurthy R, Prakash A, Sena LM, Powell AJ, Geva T. MRI of the Heart in Herotoxy Syndrome. 2003.
  21. Sena LM, Geva T. MRI of Sinus Venosus Defect. 2002.
  22. Dror Y, Greenberg M, Taylor G, Superina R, Hébert D, West L, Connolly B, Sena L, Allen U, Weitzman S. Lymphoproliferative disorders after organ transplantation in children. Transplantation. 1999 Apr 15; 67(7):990-8.
  23. connolly B, Sena LM, Dror Y, Taylor G, Manson D. Spectrum of lymphoproliferative disease in children: Recognition and diagnosis (Poster). 1998.
  24. Sena LM, Connolly B, Dror Y, Taylor G, Manson D. Spectrum of lymphoproliferative disease in children: Recognition and diagnosis. 1998.
  25. Shilyansky J, Sena LM, Kreller M, Chait P, Babyn PS, Filler RM, Pearl RH. Nonoperative management of pancreatic injuries in children. J Pediatr Surg. 1998 Feb; 33(2):343-9.
  26. Graham RM, Sena LM, Longabaugh JP, Sawutz DG, Schwartz KR, Homcy CJ. Coupling of the alpha-I adrenergic receptor to a guanine-nucleotide binding protein by discrete domain distinct from its ligand recognition site. Biochem Biophys ACTA. 1998; 968:119.
  27. Shilyansky J, Pearl RH, Kreller M, Sena LM, Babyn PS. Diagnosis and management of duodenal injuries in children. J Pediatr Surg. 1997 Jun; 32(6):880-6.
  28. Sena LM, Connolly B, Dror Y, Taylor G, Manson D. Spectrum of lymphoproliferative disease in children: Recognition and diagnosis. 1997.
  29. Shilyansky J, Kreller M, Sena LM, Babyn PS, Pearl RH. Diagnosis and management of duodenal injuries in children. 1996.
  30. Sena LM, Shilyansky J, Babyn PS, Pearl RH. Duodenal injury following blunt adbominal trauma in children. 1996.
  31. Sena LM, Armstrong DC, Babyn PS, Daneman A, Greenberg ML. The spectrum of radiation-induced second primary neoplasms and tumor-like conditions in children. Poster Presentation. 1996.
  32. Graham RM, Sena LM, Longabaugh JP, Sawutz DG, Schwarz KR, Homcy CJ. Coupling of the alpha 1-adrenergic receptor to a guanine nucleotide-binding regulatory protein by a discrete domain distinct from its ligand recognition site. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1988 Jan 18; 968(1):119-26.
  33. Sawutz DG, Sena LM, Cornett LE, Graham RM. Alpha 1-adrenergic receptor photoaffinity labeling in intact cells. Biochem Pharmacol. 1987 Nov 15; 36(22):4027-32.
  34. Sawutz, DB, Sena LM, Homcy CJ, Graham RM. Subunit heterogeneity of the alpha-I adrenergic receptor revealed by photoaffinity labelling of intact cells and membranes. 1986.
  35. Graham RM, Sena LM, Schwartz KR, Homcy CJ. Evidence from photoaffinity labelling studies for coupling of the alpha-I receptor to a guanine nucleotide (G) binding protein. 1986.
  36. Schwarz KR, Lanier SM, Sena LM, Carter EA, Graham RM, Homcy CJ. Agonist-induced isomerization of the alpha 1-adrenergic receptor: kinetic analysis using broken-cell and solubilized preparations. Biochemistry. 1986 May 6; 25(9):2697-702.
  37. Graham RM, Sena LM, Schwartz KR, Homcy CJ. Evidence from photoaffinity labelling studies for coupling of the alpha-I receptor to a genuine nucleotide (G) binding protein. Ped Proc. 1986; 45:1571.
  38. Graham RM, Seidman CE, Sena LM, Hess HJ, Homcy CJ. 1251-Amino 125 I-Azidobenzoyl analogs of prazoisin: High specificity activity radioligands and affinity probes for the alpha-I adrenergic receptor. NEN Products News. 1984; 4:8.
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