Journal Publications


[40] Monfaredi R, Iordachita I, Wilson E, Sze R, Sharma K, Krieger A, Fricke S, Cleary K. Development of a shoulder-mounted robot for MRI-guided needle placement: phantom study. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2018 Aug 11. PMID: 30099660.

[39] Le HND, Nguyen H, Wang Z, Opfermann J, Leonard S, Krieger A, Kang JU. Demonstration of a laparoscopic structured-illumination three-dimensional imaging system for guiding reconstructive bowel anastomosis. J Biomed Opt. 2018 May;23(5):1-10. PMID: 29797865.

[38] Siallagan D, Loke YH, Olivieri L, Opfermann J, Ong CS, de Zélicourt D, Petrou A, Daners MS, Kurtcuoglu V, Meboldt M, Nelson K, Vricella L, Johnson J, Hibino N, Krieger A. Virtual surgical planning, flow simulation and 3D electrospinning of patient-specific grafts to optimize Fontan hemodynamics. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr;155(4):1734-1742. PMID: 29361303.

[37] Olivieri LJ, Zurakowski D, Ramakrishnan K, Su L, Alfares FA, Irwin MR, Heichel J, Krieger A, Nath DS. Novel, 3D Display of Heart Models in the Postoperative Care Setting Improves CICU Caregiver Confidence. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Mar;9(2):206-213. PMID: 29544410.

[36] Krieger A, Opfermann J, Kim PCW. Development and Feasibility of a Robotic Laparoscopic Clipping Tool for Wound Closure and Anastomosis. J Med Device. 2018 Mar;12(1):0110051-110056. PMID: 29333207.


[35] Clark BC, Opfermann JD, Davis TD, Krieger A, Berul CI. Single-incision percutaneous pericardial ICD lead placement in a piglet model. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2017 Jun 1. PMID: 28569424.

[34] Frank T, Krieger A, Leonard S, Patel NA, Tokuda J. ROS-IGTL-Bridge: an open network interface for image-guided therapy using the ROS environment. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2017 May 31. PMID: 28567563.

[33] Ong CS, Loke YH, Opfermann J, Olivieri L, Vricella L, Krieger A, Hibino N. Virtual Surgery for Conduit Reconstruction of the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2017 May;8(3):391-393. PMID: 28520540.

[32] Loke YH, Harahsheh AS, Krieger A, Olivieri LJ. Usage of 3D models of tetralogy of Fallot for medical education: impact on learning congenital heart disease. BMC Med Educ. 2017 Mar 11;17(1):54. PMID: 28284205.

[31] Fukunishi T, Best CA, Sugiura T, Opfermann J, Ong CS, Shinoka T, Breuer CK, Krieger A, Johnson J, Hibino N. Preclinical study of patient-specific cell-free nanofiber tissue-engineered vascular grafts using 3-dimensional printing in a sheep model. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr;153(4):924-932.

[30] Decker RS, Shademan A, Opfermann JD, Leonard S, Kim PC, Krieger A. Biocompatible Near-Infrared Three-Dimensional Tracking System. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2017 Mar;64(3):549-556.

[29] Le HN, Decker R, Krieger A, Kang JU. Experimental assessment of a 3-D plenoptic endoscopic imaging system. Chinese Optics Letters. 2017 May 10;15(5):051701.


[28] Shademan, A., Decker, R. S., Opfermann, J. D., Leonard, S., Krieger, A., & Kim, P. C. (2016). Supervised autonomous robotic soft tissue surgery. Science Translational Medicine, 8(337), 337ra64-337ra64.

[27] Loke YH, Krieger A, Sable C, Olivieri LJ. Novel Uses for 3-Dimensional Printing in Congenital Heart Disease, Current Pediatrics Report, pp. 1-7 May 2016.

[26] Clark BC, Davis TD, El-Sayed Ahmed MM, McCarter R, Ishibashi N, Jordan CP, Kane TD, Kim PC, Krieger A, Nath DS, Opfermann JD, Berul CI. Minimally invasive percutaneous pericardial ICD placement in an infant piglet model: Head-to-head comparison with an open surgical thoracotomy approach. Heart Rhythm. 2016 May;13(5):1096-104. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.12.015. PubMed PMID: 26690060.

[25] Olivieri LJ, Su L, Hynes CF, Krieger A, Alfares FA, Ramakrishnan K, Zurakowski D, Marshall MB, Kim PCW, Jonas RA, Nath DS. Just-in-time training using 3D printed cardiac models after congenital cardiac surgery. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, 7.2 (2016): 164-168.

[24] Melchiorri AJ, Hibino N, Best C, Yi T, Lee YU, Kraynak CA, Kimerer LK, Krieger A, Breuer CK, and Fisher JP. 3D printed biodegradable polymeric vascular grafts. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2016 Feb;5(3):319-25.


[23] Cha J,* Shademan A,* Le HND, Decker R, Kim PCW, Kang JU, Krieger A. Multispectral tissue characterization for intestinal anastomosis optimization, J. Biomed. Opt. 2015 Sep: 20(10), 106001.

[22] LJ, Krieger A, Loke YH, Nath DS, Kim PCW, and Sable CA. Three-Dimensional Printing of Intracardiac Defects from Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Images: Feasibility and Relative Accuracy, J. Am. Soc. Echocardiogr, 2015 Feb: 28(4) 392-7.


[21] Costello JP, Olivieri LJ, Su L, Krieger A, Alfares F, Thabit O, Marshall MB, Yoo SJ,  Kim PC, Jonas RA, and Nath DS. Incorporating Three-dimensional Printing into a Simulation-based Congenital Heart Disease and Critical Care Training Curriculum for Resident Physicians, Congenit. Heart Dis., 2014 Nov: 10: 185–190.

[20] Costello JP, Olivieri L, Krieger A, Thabit O, Marshall B, Yoo SJ, Kim PC, Jonas RA, Nath DS. Utilizing Three-Dimensional Printing Technology to Assess the Feasibility of High-Fidelity Synthetic Ventricular Septal Defect Models for Simulation in Medical Education, World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, 2014 Jun 23;5(3):421-426. PMID: 24958045.

[19] Kim Y, Leonard S, Shademan A, Krieger A (Corresponding Author), Kim PC. Kinect Technology for Hand Tracking Control of Surgical Robots: Technical and Surgical Skill Comparison to Current Robotic Masters, Surg Endosc. 2014 Jun;28(6):1993-2000. PMID: 24380997

[18] Leonard S, Shademan A, Krieger A (Corresponding Author), Kim PC. Smart Tissue Anastomosis Robot (STAR): A Vision-Guided Robotics System for Laparoscopic Suturing. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, 2014 Apr;61(4):1305-17. PMID: 24658254C

[17] Olivieri L, Krieger A, Chen MY, Kim P, Kanter JP. 3D Heart Model Guides Complex Stent Angioplasty of Pulmonary Venous Baffle Obstruction in a Mustard Repair of D-TGA. Int. J. Cardiol., 2014 Mar: 172(2) 297-298. PMID: 24447757

[16] Haider MA, Krieger A, Elliott C, Da Rosa M, Milot L. Evaluation of a Reusable 2-Channel Endorectal Receiver Coil for Prostate Imaging at 1.5T. Radiology. 2014 Feb;270(2):556-65. PMID: 24471393


[15] Jordan C, Wu KL, Ishibashi K, Krieger A, Kim PC, Kane TD, Berul CI. Minimally Invasive Resynchronization Pacemaker: Feasibility of a Novel Pediatric Implantation Route in a Piglet Model. Ann  Thorac Surg. 2013 Dec;96(6):2210-3. PMID: 24296186

[14] Xu H, Lasso A, Guion P, Krieger A, Kaushal A, Singh AK, Pinto PA, Coleman J, Grubb RL 3rd, Lattouf JB, Menard C, Whitcomb LL, Fichtinger G. Accuracy analysis in MRI-guided robotic prostate biopsy. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg., vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 937-44, 2013. PMID: 23532560


[13] Krieger A, Iordachita II, Guion P, Singh AK, Kaushal A, Menard C, Pinto PA, Camphausen K, Fichtinger G, Whitcomb LL. An MRI-Compatible Robotic System With Hybrid Tracking for MRI-Guided Prostate Intervention. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 2011 Nov;58(11):3049-3060.

[12] Krieger A, Song SE, Bongjoon Cho N, Iordachita II, Guion P, Fichtinger G, Whitcomb LL. Development and Evaluation of an Actuated MRI-Compatible Robotic System for MRI-Guided Prostate Intervention. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 2011 Oct;(99):1–12.

[11] Seifabadi R, Song S-E, Krieger A, Cho NB, Tokuda J, Fichtinger G, Iordachita I. Robotic system for MRI-guided prostate biopsy: feasibility of teleoperated needle insertion and ex vivo phantom study. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg, 2011 Jun:7(2)181-190.

[10] Arani A, Plewes D, Krieger A, Chopra R. The feasibility of endorectal MR elastography for prostate cancer localization. Magn Reson Med, 2011 May 66: 1649–1657.


[9] Singh AK, Krieger A, Lattouf J-B, Guion P, Grubb RL 3rd, Albert PS, Metzger G, Ullman K, Smith S, Fichtinger G, Ocak I, Choyke P, Ménard C, Coleman J. Patient selection determines the prostate cancer yield of dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging-guided transrectal biopsies in a closed 3-Tesla scanner. BJU Int. 2008 Jan;101(2):181-185.


[8] Singh AK, Guion P, Sears-Crouse N, Ullman K, Smith S, Albert PS, Fichtinger G, Choyke PL, Xu S, Kruecker J, Wood BJ, Krieger A, Ning H. Simultaneous integrated boost of biopsy proven, MRI defined dominant intra-prostatic lesions to 95 Gray with IMRT: early results of a phase I NCI study. Radiat. Oncol. 2007;2:36.


[7] Fahmy AS, Krieger A, Osman NF. An integrated system for real-time detection of stiff masses with a single compression. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2006 Jul;53(7):1286-1293.

[6] Chowning SL, Susil RC, Krieger A, Fichtinger G, Whitcomb LL, Atalar E. A preliminary analysis and model of prostate injection distributions. Prostate 2006 Mar;66(4):344-357.

[5] Susil RC, Ménard C, Krieger A, Coleman JA, Camphausen K, Choyke P, Fichtinger G, Whitcomb LL, Coleman CN, Atalar E. Transrectal prostate biopsy and fiducial marker placement in a standard 1.5T magnetic resonance imaging scanner. J. Urol. 2006 Jan;175(1):113-120.


[4] Ménard C, Susil RC, Choyke P, Coleman J, Grubb R, Gharib A, Krieger A, Guion P, Thomasson D, Ullman K, Gupta S, Espina V, Liotta L, Petricoin E, Fitchtinger G, Whitcomb LL, Atalar E, Coleman CN, Camphausen K. An interventional magnetic resonance imaging technique for the molecular characterization of intraprostatic dynamic contrast enhancement. Mo. Imaging 2005 Mar;4(1):63-66.

[3] Krieger A, Susil RC, Ménard C, Coleman JA, Fichtinger G, Atalar E, Whitcomb LL. Design of a novel MRI compatible manipulator for image guided prostate interventions. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2005 Feb;52(2):306-313.


[2] Susil RC, Krieger A, Derbyshire JA, Tanacs A, Whitcomb LL, Fichtinger G, Atalar E. System for MR image-guided prostate interventions: canine study. Radiology 2003 Sep;228(3):886-894.


[1] Susil RC, Krieger A, Derbyshire J, Tanacs A, McVeigh E, Whitcomb LL, Fichtinger G, Atalar E. A system for guidance and monitoring of transrectal prostate biopsy in a 1 5 T closed MR scanner. European Radiology 2002;vol. 12(9)