Luz Venta,

Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Areas Of Expertise

Breast imaging Breast cancer MRI
Publications

Cost minimization study of image-guided core biopsy versus surgical excisional biopsy for women with abnormal mammograms
Golub, RM, Bennett, CL, Stinson, T, Venta, L & Morrow, M 2004, Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol 22, no. 12, pp. 2430-2437. DOI:

Performance of Computer-Aided Diagnosis in the Interpretation of Lesions on Breast Sonography
Horsch, K, Giger, ML, Vyborny, CJ & Venta, LA 2004, Academic Radiology, vol 11, no. 3, pp. 272-280. DOI:

Computerized diagnosis of breast lesions on ultrasound
Horsch, K, Giger, ML, Venta, LA & Vyborny, CJ 2002, Medical Physics, vol 29, no. 2, pp. 157-164. DOI:

Patient satisfaction with the communication of mammographic results before and after the Mammography Quality Standards Reauthorization Act of 1998
Priyanath, A, Feinglass, J, Dolan, NC, Haviley, C & Venta, LA 2002, American Journal of Roentgenology, vol 178, no. 2, pp. 451-456.

Mammographic density categories [4] (multiple letters)
Hall, FM, Venta, LA & Hendrick, RE 2002, American Journal of Roentgenology, vol 178, no. 1, pp. 242-243.

Measuring satisfaction with mammography results reporting
Dolan, NC, Feinglass, J, Priyanath, A, Haviley, C, Sorensen, AV & Venta, LA 2001, Journal of General Internal Medicine, vol 16, no. 3, pp. 157-162.

Automatic segmentation of breast lesions on ultrasound
Horsch, K, Giger, ML, Venta, LA & Vyborny, CJ 2001, Medical Physics, vol 28, no. 8, pp. 1652-1659. DOI:

Providing professional mammography services: Financial analysis
Enzmann, DR, Anglada, PM, Haviley, C & Venta, LA 2001, Radiology, vol 219, no. 2, pp. 467-473.

Rates and causes of disagreement in interpretation of full-field digital mammography and film-screen mammography in a diagnostic setting
Venta, LA, Hendrick, RE, Adler, YT, DeLeon, P, Mengoni, PM, Scharl, AM, Comstock, CE, Hansen, L, Kay, N, Coveler, A & Cutter, G 2001, American Journal of Roentgenology, vol 176, no. 5, pp. 1241-1248.

Prospective comparison of stereotactic core biopsy and surgical excision as diagnostic procedures for breast cancer patients
Morrow, M, Venta, L, Stinson, T & Bennett, C 2001, Annals of Surgery, vol 233, no. 4, pp. 537-541. DOI:

Computer-aided diagnosis of lesions on multi-modality images of the breast
Giger, ML, Huo, Z, Horsch, K, Hendrick, E, Venta, L, Vyborny, CJ, Bonta, I & Lan, L 2001, . in M Sonka & KM Hanson (eds), Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 2 edn, vol. 4322, pp. 656-660, Medical Imaging 2001 Image Processing, San Diego, CA, United States, 19-22 February. DOI:

Sonographically guided metallic clip placement after core needle biopsy of the breast
Phillips, SW, Gabriel, H, Comstock, CE & Venta, LA 2000, American Journal of Roentgenology, vol 175, no. 5, pp. 1353-1355.

Focal fibrosis of the breast in diabetes [3] (multiple letters)
Hall, FM, Venta, LA, Gabriel, H, Adler, YT & Wiley, EL 2000, American Journal of Roentgenology, vol 174, no. 3, pp. 870-871.

Management of complex breast cysts
Venta, LA, Kim, JP, Pelloski, CE & Morrow, M 1999, American Journal of Roentgenology, vol 173, no. 5, pp. 1331-1336.

Are malignant cells displaced by large-gauge needle core biopsy of the breast?
Diaz, LK, Wiley, EL & Venta, LA 1999, American Journal of Roentgenology, vol 173, no. 5, pp. 1303-1313.

Imaging features of focal breast fibrosis: Mammographic-pathologic correlation of noncalcified breast lesions
Venta, LA, Wiley, EL, Gabriel, H & Adler, YT 1999, American Journal of Roentgenology, vol 173, no. 2, pp. 309-316.

Impact of same-day screening mammography availability: Results of a controlled clinical trial
Dolan, NC, McDermott, MM, Morrow, M, Venta, L & Martin, GJ 1999, Archives of Internal Medicine, vol 159, no. 4, pp. 393-398. DOI:

Sonographic evaluation of infiltrating lobular carcinoma
Butler, RS, Venta, LA, Wiley, EL, Ellis, RL, Dempsey, PJ & Rubin, E 1999, American Journal of Roentgenology, vol 172, no. 2, pp. 325-330.

Ductography for nipple discharge: No replacement for ductal excision
Dawes, LG, Bowen, C, Venta, LA & Morrow, M 1998, Surgery, vol 124, no. 4, pp. 685-691. DOI:

The evaluation of breast masses in women younger than forty years of age
Morrow, M, Wong, S & Venta, L 1998, Surgery, vol 124, no. 4, pp. 634-641. DOI: