The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Radiology

Yitong Fu, MD

Assistant Professor

Clinical Focus

Diagnostic Radiology

Education

Medical School
Shandong Medical University, Jinan, Shandong Province, China, 1985

Residency
General Surgery, UT Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN  2004-2006
Nuclear Medicine, UT Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN, 2006-2008
Diagnostic Radiology, UT Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN, 2011-2014 

Fellowship
Nuclear Medicine (PET-CT), UT Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN, July-December, 2008
Body Imaging, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, July 2014-December, 2014

Certifications

American Board of Nuclear Medicine, 2008
American Board of Radiology, 2014

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Young Scientist, Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, Beijing, China, 1992
Visiting Fellowship Award, NIH, 1994 and 1995

Professional Affiliations

Radiological Society of North America

Society of Nuclear Medicine

 

Current Publications

Wall JS, Heidel RE, Stuckey A, Martin EB, Richey T, Williams A, Foster JS, Whittle B, Fu Y, Powell D, Lands RH, Guthrie S, Kennel SJ.
Detection of systemic AL amyloidosis and differentiation of AL from Attr using 124I-p5+14 PET imaging. Blood. 2020 Nov;136(Sup 1):17–18. Available in Scopus: Dec 2020.

Osborne DR, Acuff SN, Fang M, Weaver MD, Fu Y.
Assessing and reducing PET radiotracer infiltration rates: a single center experience in injection quality monitoring methods and quality improvement. BMC Medical Imaging. 2020 Jan 10;20(1):3.

Wall JS, Stuckey A, Martin EB, Richey T, Williams A, Wooliver DC, Macy S, Foster JS, Whittle B, Geldrich R, Powell M, Fu Y, Powell D, Osborne D, Heidel RE, Marine B, Besozzi M, Ramchandren R, Lands RH, Kennel SJ.
Preliminary phase 1 data on the safety and efficacy of a novel PET radiotracer, 124I-p5+14, for imaging systemic amyloidosis. Blood. 2019 Nov;134(Supplement_1):3034-3034.

Osborne DR, Acuff SN, Neveu ML, Syed M, Kaman AD, Fu Y.
Feasibility assessment of yttrium-90 liver radioembolization imaging using amplitude-based gated PET/CT. Nuclear Medicine Communications. 2018 Mar;39(3):222-227.

Current Presentations

Link N, Fu Y. Typical diagnostic workup in the evaluation of cardiac amyloidosis. Presented at Radiological Society of North America; 2020 Nov 29 - Dec 5; Virtual.

Fu Y, Jain N, Thakur S. Identifying and correcting commonly encountered artifacts in diagnostic myocardial perfusion scan interpretation: An interactive exhibit for physicians. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting Virtual; 2020 Jul 11-14; New Orleans, LA.

Curry M, Link NB, Fu Y. Overview and analysis of the utility of 1- and 3- hour 99m technetium-pyrophosphate planar and SPECT/CT imaging in the diagnosis of transthyretin cardiac amyloidosis. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting Virtual; 2020 Jul 11-14; New Orleans, LA.

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