Zhonghua Sun

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Affiliation: Curtin University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of 64 multislice CT angiography in the assessment of coronary in-stent restenosis: a meta-analysis
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Eur J Radiol 73:266-73. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Optimization of chest radiographic imaging parameters: a comparison of image quality and entrance skin dose for digital chest radiography systems
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Clin Imaging 36:279-86. 2012
  3. pmc Computational fluid dynamics analysis of the effect of plaques in the left coronary artery
    Thanapong Chaichana
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Comput Math Methods Med 2012:504367. 2012
  4. pmc Coronary CT angiography in coronary artery disease: correlation between virtual intravascular endoscopic appearances and left bifurcation angulation and coronary plaques
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Biomed Res Int 2013:732059. 2013
  5. pmc Diagnostic value of SPECT, PET and PET/CT in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease: A systematic review
    M Al Moudi
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Biomed Imaging Interv J 7:e9. 2011
  6. pmc Multislice CT angiography in abdominal aortic aneurysm treated with endovascular stent grafts: evaluation of 2D and 3D visualisations
    Z Sun
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Biomed Imaging Interv J 3:e20. 2007
  7. pmc Multislice CT angiography in cardiac imaging: prospective ECG-gating or retrospective ECG-gating?
    Z Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Biomed Imaging Interv J 6:e4. 2010
  8. pmc Multislice CT angiography of the plantar arch
    L Field
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Biomed Imaging Interv J 6:e10. 2010
  9. pmc Helical CT angiography of fenestrated stent grafting of abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Z Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Biomed Imaging Interv J 5:e3. 2009
  10. pmc Atherosclerosis and atheroma plaque rupture: imaging modalities in the visualization of vasa vasorum and atherosclerotic plaques
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, P O Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    ScientificWorldJournal 2014:312764. 2014

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Publications74

  1. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of 64 multislice CT angiography in the assessment of coronary in-stent restenosis: a meta-analysis
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Eur J Radiol 73:266-73. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Optimization of chest radiographic imaging parameters: a comparison of image quality and entrance skin dose for digital chest radiography systems
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Clin Imaging 36:279-86. 2012
    ..001), but it was independent of the kVp values (P=.08-.85). Up to 44% of radiation dose could be saved when kVp was reduced from 120 to 100 kVp without compromising image quality...
  3. pmc Computational fluid dynamics analysis of the effect of plaques in the left coronary artery
    Thanapong Chaichana
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Comput Math Methods Med 2012:504367. 2012
    ..There is a direct correlation between coronary plaques and subsequent hemodynamic changes, based on the simulation of plaques in the realistic coronary models...
  4. pmc Coronary CT angiography in coronary artery disease: correlation between virtual intravascular endoscopic appearances and left bifurcation angulation and coronary plaques
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Biomed Res Int 2013:732059. 2013
    ..This preliminary study shows that VIE appearances of the coronary lumen are directly related to the types of plaques. ..
  5. pmc Diagnostic value of SPECT, PET and PET/CT in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease: A systematic review
    M Al Moudi
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Biomed Imaging Interv J 7:e9. 2011
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate the diagnostic value of SPECT, PET and PET/CT in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease, based on a systematic review...
  6. pmc Multislice CT angiography in abdominal aortic aneurysm treated with endovascular stent grafts: evaluation of 2D and 3D visualisations
    Z Sun
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Biomed Imaging Interv J 3:e20. 2007
    ..Images were presented in a dynamic format with the aim of allowing the reader to easily understand the post-processing of these reconstructions...
  7. pmc Multislice CT angiography in cardiac imaging: prospective ECG-gating or retrospective ECG-gating?
    Z Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Biomed Imaging Interv J 6:e4. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Multislice CT angiography of the plantar arch
    L Field
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Biomed Imaging Interv J 6:e10. 2010
    ..This case report shows the diagnostic value of multislice CTA, especially 3D visualisation in the assessment of peripheral vascular branches...
  9. pmc Helical CT angiography of fenestrated stent grafting of abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Z Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Biomed Imaging Interv J 5:e3. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Atherosclerosis and atheroma plaque rupture: imaging modalities in the visualization of vasa vasorum and atherosclerotic plaques
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, P O Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    ScientificWorldJournal 2014:312764. 2014
    ....
  11. pmc Multislice CT of the head and body routine scans: Are scanning protocols adjusted for paediatric patients?
    Z Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Biomed Imaging Interv J 8:e3. 2012
    ..To investigate whether the multislice CT scanning protocols of head, chest and abdomen are adjusted according to patient's age in paediatric patients...
  12. pmc A head-to-head comparison of the coronary calcium score by computed tomography with myocardial perfusion imaging in predicting coronary artery disease
    Mansour Almoudi
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987 Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    J Geriatr Cardiol 9:349-54. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the correlation between CAC score and SPECT in patients with suspected coronary artery disease...
  13. pmc Multislice computed tomography angiography in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease
    Zhong Hua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    J Geriatr Cardiol 8:104-13. 2011
    ..Limitations of multislice CT angiography in coronary artery disease are also briefly discussed, and future directions are highlighted...
  14. pmc Abdominal aortic aneurysm: Treatment options, image visualizations and follow-up procedures
    Zhong Hua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    J Geriatr Cardiol 9:49-60. 2012
    ..Future directions to improve treatment outcomes in the follow-up of endovascular aneurysm repair are outlined...
  15. doi request reprint An investigation of factors that influence general practitioners' referral of computed tomography scans in patients with headache
    Z Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int J Clin Pract 67:682-90. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors that influence GPs' decisions to refer CT scans for patients with headaches...
  16. doi request reprint Coronary CT angiography: how should physicians use it wisely and when do physicians request it appropriately?
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, 6845, Australia
    Eur J Radiol 81:e684-7. 2012
    ..An effective diagnostic pathway is finally recommended to physicians for appropriate selection of cardiac CT in clinical practice...
  17. ncbi request reprint Use of radiation in medicine in the Asia-Pacific region
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Singapore Med J 53:784-8. 2012
    ..There are very limited published papers on the use of radiation in medicine in this region. Hence, in this paper, we present an overview of the use of radiation in medicine in the Asia-Pacific region...
  18. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of coronary CT angiography with prospective ECG-gating in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Zhonghua Sun
    Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:2109-19. 2012
    ....
  19. pmc Effect of calcification on the mechanical stability of plaque based on a three-dimensional carotid bifurcation model
    Kelvin Kl Wong
    School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, and Health Innovations Research Institute HIRi, RMIT University, Australia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:7. 2012
    ..Numerical simulation has been used to answer how cap thickness and calcium distribution in lipids influence the biomechanical stress on the plaque...
  20. doi request reprint Prospective versus retrospective ECG-gated multislice CT coronary angiography: a systematic review of radiation dose and diagnostic accuracy
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987 Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    Eur J Radiol 81:e94-100. 2012
    ..To perform a systematic review of the radiation dose and diagnostic accuracy of prospective versus retrospective ECG-gated multislice CT coronary angiography...
  21. doi request reprint Multislice computed tomography angiography in the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease: 3D visualizations
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Front Med 5:254-70. 2011
    ..The recognition of the potential value of these visualizations will assist clinicians in efficiently using the multislice CT imaging modality for the diagnostic management of patients with cardiovascular disease...
  22. pmc Multislice CT virtual intravascular endoscopy for assessing pulmonary embolisms: a pictorial review
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Korean J Radiol 11:222-30. 2010
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Is utilisation of computed tomography justified in clinical practice? Part I: application in the emergency department
    Z Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth 6845, Australia
    Singapore Med J 51:200-6. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Dual-source CT angiography in aortic stent grafting: An in vitro aorta phantom study of image noise and radiation dose
    Zhonghua Sun
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Acad Radiol 17:884-93. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the optimal protocols of dual-source computed tomography (CT) angiography in aortic stent grafting in terms of image noise and radiation dose, based on an in vitro phantom study...
  25. doi request reprint Multislice CT angiography assessment of left coronary artery: correlation between bifurcation angle and dimensions and development of coronary artery disease
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box, U1987, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Eur J Radiol 79:e90-5. 2011
    ..To investigate the relationship between left coronary bifurcation and dimensional changes and development of coronary artery disease using multislice CT angiography...
  26. ncbi request reprint Transrenal fixation of aortic stent-grafts: short- to midterm effects on renal function--a systematic review
    Zhonghua Sun
    School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, UK
    Radiology 240:65-72. 2006
    ..To perform a systematic review of the short- to midterm effects of transrenal fixation of aortic stent-grafts on renal function in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms...
  27. pmc Fenestrated stent graft repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: hemodynamic analysis of the effect of fenestrated stents on the renal arteries
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Korean J Radiol 11:95-106. 2010
    ..We wanted to investigate the hemodynamic effect of fenestrated stents on the renal arteries with using a fluid structure interaction method...
  28. doi request reprint CT virtual intravascular endoscopy assessment of coronary artery plaques: a preliminary study
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box, U1987, Perth 6845, Australia
    Eur J Radiol 75:e112-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential value of CT virtual intravascular endoscopy (VIE) in the visualization and assessment of coronary plaques in patients suspected of coronary artery disease...
  29. doi request reprint CT virtual intravascular endoscopy in the visualization of fenestrated stent-grafts
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    J Endovasc Ther 15:42-51. 2008
    ..To report the diagnostic value of computed tomographic (CT) virtual intravascular endoscopy (VIE) in the assessment of patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) treated with fenestrated endovascular grafts...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of suprarenal fixation of aortic stent-grafts on the renal artery ostia: assessment of morphological changes by virtual intravascular endoscopy
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Endovasc Ther 14:650-60. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of 64-slice CT angiography in coronary artery disease: a systematic review
    Zhonghua Sun
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Eur J Radiol 67:78-84. 2008
    ..To perform a systematic review of the diagnostic value of 64-multislice CT (MSCT) angiography in the detection of coronary artery disease (CAD) when compared to conventional coronary angiography...
  32. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of multislice CT angiography in peripheral arterial disease
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1915-21. 2006
    ..05). This review demonstrates that MSCT angiography has a high diagnostic value and could be a reliable alternative to DSA in the diagnosis of PAD...
  33. ncbi request reprint Optimal scanning protocol of multislice CT virtual intravascular endoscopy in pre-aortic stent grafting: in vitro phantom study
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Eur J Radiol 58:310-6. 2006
    ..To investigate the optimal scanning protocol for multislice computed tomography angiography (MSCT) in pre-aortic stent grafting observed with virtual intravascular endoscopy (VIE)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional visualization of suprarenal aortic stent-grafts: evaluation of migration in midterm follow-up
    Zhonghua Sun
    Department of Medical Imaging Science, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    J Endovasc Ther 13:85-93. 2006
    ..To investigate the midterm results of transrenal fixation of abdominal aortic stent-grafts with regard to device migration and encroachment of stent wires on the renal and visceral branches...
  35. ncbi request reprint Multislice CT angiography in aortic stent grafting: relationship between image noise and body mass index
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    Eur J Radiol 61:534-40. 2007
    ..To investigate the correlation between image noise and body mass index (BMI) in multislice CT angiography (MSCT) for patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) treated with endovascular stent grafts...
  36. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of color duplex ultrasonography in the follow-up of endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, GPO Box, U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:759-64. 2006
    ..To systematically review the findings of diagnostic value of color duplex ultrasound (US) in the follow-up of endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs)...
  37. pmc 3D multislice CT angiography in post-aortic stent grafting: a pictorial essay
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Korean J Radiol 7:205-11. 2006
    ..The advantages and disadvantages of each 3D reconstruction are also explored...
  38. ncbi request reprint Multislice CT angiography in the follow-up of fenestrated endovascular grafts: effect of slice thickness on 2D and 3D visualization of the fenestration stents
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    J Endovasc Ther 15:417-26. 2008
    ..To investigate the effect of multislice computed tomography (CT) protocols on the visualization of target vessel stents in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) treated with fenestrated endovascular grafts...
  39. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of multislice computed tomography angiography in coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, Western Australia
    Eur J Radiol 60:279-86. 2006
    ..To perform a meta-analysis of the diagnostic value of multislice CT (MSCT) angiography in the detection of coronary artery disease (CAD) when compared to conventional coronary angiography...
  40. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the hemodynamic effect of stent wires on renal arteries in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms treated with suprarenal stent-grafts
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box, U1987, Perth, WA, Australia
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:647-57. 2009
    ..Research findings in our study are useful for follow-up of patients treated with suprarenal stent-grafts to ensure long-term safety of the suprarenal fixation...
  41. pmc Multislice CT angiography of fenestrated endovascular stent grafting for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms: a pictorial review of the 2D/3D visualizations
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Korean J Radiol 10:285-93. 2009
    ..The potential applications of each visualization technique were explored and compared with the 2D axial images...
  42. ncbi request reprint Multi-detector row CT angiography in the assessment of coronary in-stent restenosis: a systematic review
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box, U1987, Perth 6845, Western Australia, Australia
    Eur J Radiol 69:489-95. 2009
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint 3D stereoscopic visualization of fenestrated stent grafts
    Zhonghua Sun
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:1053-8. 2009
    ..3D stereoscopic visualization adds additional information that assists endovascular specialists to identify any distortions of the fenestrated stents when compared with 2D visualizations...
  44. ncbi request reprint Assessment of VIE image quality using helical CT angiography: in vitro phantom study
    Zhonghua Sun
    Room 15J 13, School of Applied Medical Sciences and Sports Studies, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey BT37 0QB, Northern Ireland, UK
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 28:3-12. 2004
    ..The methodology may be used to optimise the CT system performance for helical CT angiography in aortic stent grafting...
  45. doi request reprint Computed tomography virtual intravascular endoscopy in the evaluation of fenestrated stent graft repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 79:836-40. 2009
    ..This study aimed to investigate the diagnostic value of computed tomography virtual intravascular endoscopy (VIE) in the follow-up of patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) treated with fenestrated stent grafts...
  46. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of CT virtual intravascular endoscopy in aortic stent-grafting
    Zhonghua Sun
    School of Applied Medical Sciences and Sports Studies, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 11:13-25. 2004
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Radiation dose in coronary CT angiography associated with prospective ECG-triggering technique: comparisons with different CT generations
    Akmal Sabarudin
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, GPO Box, U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 154:301-7. 2013
    ..BMI is identified as the major factor that has a direct impact on the effective dose associated with prospective ECG-triggered CCTA...
  48. doi request reprint Type II endoleaks: when is intervention indicated and what is the index of suspicion for types I or III?
    Michael M M D Lawrence-Brown
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Endovasc Ther 16:I106-18. 2009
    ..Although still under development, pressure measurement is destined for general use and will provide a scientific basis for the management of type II endoleaks...
  49. ncbi request reprint Multislice CT virtual intravascular endoscopy for abdominal aortic aneurysm stent grafts
    Zhonghua Sun
    School of Applied Medical Sciences and Sports Studies, University of Ulster, Shore Road, Newtownabbey, BT37 0QB, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:961-70. 2004
    ..To investigate the optimal scanning protocols of multislice computed tomographic (CT) angiography in aortic stent graft placement observed on virtual intravascular endoscopy (VIE)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Coronary computed tomography angiography with prospective electrocardiography triggering: a systematic review of image quality and radiation dose
    Akmal Sabarudin
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Singapore Med J 54:15-23. 2013
    ..Prospective ECG-triggered CCTA results in high diagnostic accuracy and image quality, with a significantly low radiation dose...
  51. doi request reprint Haemodynamic analysis of the effect of different types of plaques in the left coronary artery
    Thanapong Chaichana
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 37:197-206. 2013
    ..In this study we investigate the haemodynamic effects of various types of plaques in the left coronary bifurcation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Radiation dose associated with coronary CT angiography and invasive coronary angiography: an experimental study of the effect of dose-saving strategies
    Akmal Sabarudin
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Discipline of Medical Imaging, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 150:180-7. 2012
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Investigation of the haemodynamic environment of bifurcation plaques within the left coronary artery in realistic patient models based on CT images
    Thanapong Chaichana
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 35:231-6. 2012
    ..There is a strong correlation between coronary bifurcation plaques and hemodynamic and WSS changes, based on the realistic coronary disease models...
  54. doi request reprint Computation of hemodynamics in the left coronary artery with variable angulations
    Thanapong Chaichana
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, G P O Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    J Biomech 44:1869-78. 2011
    ..Further studies based on patients with different severities of coronary artery disease are required to verify our results...
  55. ncbi request reprint Impact of plaques in the left coronary artery on wall shear stress and pressure gradient in coronary side branches
    Thanapong Chaichana
    a Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth WA 6845, Australia
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 17:108-18. 2014
    ..There is a direct correlation between coronary plaques and subsequent WSS and WPSG variations based on the bifurcation plaques simulated in the realistic coronary models. ..
  56. ncbi request reprint Short to midterm outcomes of fenestrated endovascular grafts in the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a systematic review
    Zhonghua Sun
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Bentley, Western Australia
    J Endovasc Ther 13:747-53. 2006
    ..To perform a systematic review of the short to midterm outcomes of fenestrated endovascular grafts in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA)...
  57. doi request reprint Hemodynamic impacts of various types of stenosis in the left coronary artery bifurcation: a patient-specific analysis
    Thanapong Chaichana
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, GPO Box, U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    Phys Med 29:447-52. 2013
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Transrenal fixation of aortic stent-grafts: current status and future directions
    Zhonghua Sun
    School of Applied Medical Sciences and Sports Studies, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 11:539-49. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Optimal scanning protocols of 64-slice CT angiography in coronary artery stents: an in vitro phantom study
    Abdulrahman Marzouq Almutairi
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Eur J Radiol 74:156-60. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate the optimal scanning protocol of 64-slice CT angiography for assessment of coronary artery stents based on a phantom study...
  60. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional area reduction of the aortic ostium by suprarenal stent wires: in vitro phantom study by CT virtual angioscopy
    Zhonghua Sun
    School of Applied Medical Sciences and Sports Studies, University of Ulster, Room 15J 13, Shore Road, Newtownabbey BT37 0QB, Northern Ireland, UK
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 28:345-51. 2004
    ..Our study showed that cross-sectional area reduction of the aortic ostium was determined by the diameter of renal ostium and stent wires, as well as the number of stent wires crossing the aortic ostium...
  61. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic impacts of left coronary stenosis: a patient-specific analysis
    Thanapong Chaichana
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Acta Bioeng Biomech 15:107-12. 2013
    ..There is a strong correlation between coronary stenosis and the hemodynamic changes, which are reflected in blood flow pattern and WSS, based on the realistic left coronary geometries. ..
  62. ncbi request reprint Coronary CT angiography with single-source and dual-source CT: comparison of image quality and radiation dose between prospective ECG-triggered and retrospective ECG-gated protocols
    Akmal Sabarudin
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy Programme, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Cardiol 168:746-53. 2013
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Development of an online automatic diagnostic reference levels management system for digital radiography: a pilot experience
    Curtise K C Ng
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 103:145-50. 2011
    ..It can also contribute to the development of DRLs at local and national levels. In this way, any unacceptable radiological practice (examination used unjustified high radiation dose) can be identified...
  64. ncbi request reprint Helical CT angiography of abdominal aortic aneurysms treated with suprarenal stent grafting
    Zhonghua Sun
    School of Applied Medical Sciences and Sports Studies, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim BT37 0QB, Northern Ireland, UK
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 26:290-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this pictorial essay is to describe and present normal and abnormal imaging appearances following aortic stent grafting based on helical CTA...
  65. ncbi request reprint Stress and strain behaviour modelling of the carotid bifurcation
    Michael Lawrence-Brown
    Centre for Population Health Research, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 81:810-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the biomechanical stress and strain behaviour within the wall of the artery and its influence on plaque formation and rupture using computational fluid dynamics (CFD)...
  66. pmc Radiation-induced noncancer risks in interventional cardiology: optimisation of procedures and staff and patient dose reduction
    Zhonghua Sun
    Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, P O Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Biomed Res Int 2013:976962. 2013
    ..Strategies commonly undertaken to reduce radiation doses to both medical staff and patients during interventional cardiology procedures are discussed; optimisation of interventional cardiology procedures is highlighted. ..
  67. doi request reprint A systematic review of radiation dose associated with different generations of multidetector CT coronary angiography
    Akmal Sabarudin
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 56:5-17. 2012
    ..The fact that more and more clinicians are opting for dose-saving strategies in CT coronary angiography indicates an increased awareness of risks associated with high radiation doses among them...
  68. pmc Coronary computed tomography angiography in coronary artery disease
    Zhonghua Sun
    Zhonghua Sun, Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    World J Cardiol 3:303-10. 2011
    ..To investigate the research directions of coronary computed tomography (CT) angiography in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) based on a systematic review of the literature...
  69. pmc Multislice CT virtual intravascular endoscopy of aortic dissection: A pictorial essay
    Zhonghua Sun
    Zhonghua Sun, Discipline of Medical Imaging, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    World J Radiol 2:440-8. 2010
    ..To present our experience of using 3D virtual intravascular endoscopy (VIE) to characterize and evaluate the intraluminal appearances of aortic dissection...
  70. doi request reprint Development of an online automatic computed radiography dose data mining program: a preliminary study
    Curtise K C Ng
    Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 97:48-52. 2010
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  71. ncbi request reprint Suprarenal fixation of endovascular aortic stent grafts: assessment of medium-term to long-term renal function by analysis of juxtarenal stent morphology
    Mark E O'donnell
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 45:694-700. 2007
    ..A unique validated three-dimensional intraluminal imaging technique was used to analyze the effect of suprarenal stent position relative to renal artery orifices. Also analyzed was its medium-term to long-term effects on renal function...