Randy O. Giaquinto

Senior Imaging Research Engineer, Imaging Research Center

Academic Affiliations

Instructor, UC Department of Radiology

UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-3186

Fax 513-636-3754

Email randy.giaquinto@cchmc.org


High channel MRI imaging


Design and clinical application of multi-channel array RF coils for MRI of the torso, heart, head, prostate and breast

Randy Giaquinto currently holds 16 patents and over 60 publications related to MRI Imaging. Prior to coming to Cincinnati Children's, he was a principal RF coil designer for GE Global Research Center for 30 years. Randy Giaquinto recently accepted a senior RF imaging engineering position at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in July 2010.

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Arunachalam A, Whitt D, Fish K, Giaquinto R, Piel J, Watkins R, Hancu I. Accelerated spectroscopic imaging of hyperpolarized C-13 pyruvate using SENSE parallel imaging. NMR Biomed. 2009 Oct;22(8):867-73.

Hardy CJ, Giaquinto RO, Piel JE, Rohling KW, Marinelli L, Blezek DJ, Fiveland EW, Darrow RD, Foo TK. 128-channel body MRI with a flexible high-density receiver-coil array. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Nov;28(5):1219-25.

Niendorf T, Hardy CJ, Giaquinto RO, Gross P, Cline HE, Zhu Y, Kenwood G, Cohen S, Grant AK, Joshi S, Rofsky NM, Sodickson DK. Toward single breath-hold whole-heart coverage coronary MRA using highly accelerated parallel imaging with a 32-channel MR system. Magn Reson Med. 2006 Jul;56(1):167-76.

Hardy CJ, Cline HE, Giaquinto RO, Niendorf T, Grant AK, Sodickson DK. 32-element receiver-coil array for cardiac imaging. Magn Reson Med. 2006 May;55(5):1142-9.

Ohliger MA, Greenman RL, Giaquinto R, McKenzie CA, Wiggins G, Sodickson DK. Concentric coil arrays for parallel MRI. Magn Reson Med. 2005 Nov;54(5):1248-60.

Sodickson DK, Hardy CJ, Zhu Y, Giaquinto RO, Gross P, Kenwood G, Niendorf T, Lejay H, McKenzie CA, Ohliger MA, Grant AK, Rofsky NM. Rapid volumetric MRI using parallel imaging with order-of-magnitude accelerations and a 32-element RF coil array: feasibility and implications. Acad Radiol. 2005 May;12(5):626-35.

Lian J, Xing L, Hunjan S, Dumoulin C, Levin J, Lo A, Watkins R, Rohling K, Giaquinto R, Kim D, Spielman D, Daniel B. Mapping of the prostate in endorectal coil-based MRI/MRSI and CT: a deformable registration and validation study. Med Phys. 2004 Nov;31(11):3087-94.

Zhu Y, Hardy CJ, Sodickson DK, Giaquinto RO, Dumoulin CL, Kenwood G, Niendorf T, Lejay H, McKenzie CA, Ohliger MA, Rofsky NM. Highly parallel volumetric imaging with a 32-element RF coil array. Magn Reson Med. 2004 Oct;52(4):869-77.

Hardy CJ, Darrow RD, Saranathan M, Giaquinto RO, Zhu Y, Dumoulin CL, Bottomley PA. Large field-of-view real-time MRI with a 32-channel system. Magn Reson Med. 2004 Oct;52(4):878-84.

Lee RF, Giaquinto RO, Hardy CJ. Coupling and decoupling theory and its application to the MRI phased array. Magn Reson Med. 2002 Jul;48(1):203-13.