Piet Claus

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Left-ventricular shape determines intramyocardial mechanical heterogeneity
    Hon Fai Choi
    Division Imaging and Cardiovascular Dynamics, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, University Hospitals Campus Gasthuisberg, Belgium
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 301:H2351-61. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Full or pressure limited reperfusion of an acute myocardial infarct results in a different wall thickness and deformation of the distal myocardium--implications for clinical reperfusion strategies
    Witold Streb
    Department of Cardiology, K U Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:458-65. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Non-invasive characterization of the area-at-risk using magnetic resonance imaging in chronic ischaemia
    Ming Wu
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Dynamics, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Catholic University Leuven, Medical Imaging Research Center, University Hospitals Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Res 89:166-74. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Distribution of active fiber stress at the beginning of ejection depends on left-ventricular shape
    Hon Fai Choi
    Division Cardiovascular Imaging and Dynamics, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, University Hospitals Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, Bus 7003, 3000, Belgium
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:2638-41. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The potential clinical role of ultrasonic strain and strain rate imaging in diagnosing acute rejection after heart transplantation
    Anna Marciniak
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Echocardiogr 8:213-21. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The sequential changes in myocardial thickness and thickening which occur during acute transmural infarction, infarct reperfusion and the resultant expression of reperfusion injury
    Oliver Turschner
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 25:794-803. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonic strain/strain rate imaging--a new clinical tool to evaluate the transplanted heart
    Elif Eroglu
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Echocardiogr 6:186-95. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Three-dimensional cardiac strain estimation using spatio-temporal elastic registration of ultrasound images: a feasibility study
    An Elen
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Medical Image Computing, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 27:1580-91. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Improved regional function after autologous bone marrow-derived stem cell transfer in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a randomized, double-blind strain rate imaging study
    Lieven Herbots
    Department of Cardiology, Gasthuisberg University Hospital, University of Leuven, 49 Herestraat, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 30:662-70. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The influence of pulmonary regurgitation on regional right ventricular function in children after surgical repair of tetralogy of Fallot
    Benedicte Eyskens
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:341-5. 2010

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Left-ventricular shape determines intramyocardial mechanical heterogeneity
    Hon Fai Choi
    Division Imaging and Cardiovascular Dynamics, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, University Hospitals Campus Gasthuisberg, Belgium
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 301:H2351-61. 2011
    ..Based on these results, we conclude that a significant interaction exists between left-ventricular shape and regional myofiber mechanics, but the importance for left-ventricular remodeling requires further investigation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Full or pressure limited reperfusion of an acute myocardial infarct results in a different wall thickness and deformation of the distal myocardium--implications for clinical reperfusion strategies
    Witold Streb
    Department of Cardiology, K U Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:458-65. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Non-invasive characterization of the area-at-risk using magnetic resonance imaging in chronic ischaemia
    Ming Wu
    Cardiovascular Imaging and Dynamics, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Catholic University Leuven, Medical Imaging Research Center, University Hospitals Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Res 89:166-74. 2011
    ..we investigated the performance of quantitative stress perfusion magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a basis for identifying and characterizing the area-at-risk subtending a chronic coronary artery (CA) stenosis...
  4. doi request reprint Distribution of active fiber stress at the beginning of ejection depends on left-ventricular shape
    Hon Fai Choi
    Division Cardiovascular Imaging and Dynamics, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, University Hospitals Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, Bus 7003, 3000, Belgium
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:2638-41. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The potential clinical role of ultrasonic strain and strain rate imaging in diagnosing acute rejection after heart transplantation
    Anna Marciniak
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Echocardiogr 8:213-21. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The sequential changes in myocardial thickness and thickening which occur during acute transmural infarction, infarct reperfusion and the resultant expression of reperfusion injury
    Oliver Turschner
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 25:794-803. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonic strain/strain rate imaging--a new clinical tool to evaluate the transplanted heart
    Elif Eroglu
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Echocardiogr 6:186-95. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical applicability of strain and strain rate imaging (epsilon/SRI) in heart transplantation (Htx) patients and to establish "normal" post-Htx regional systolic deformation values...
  8. doi request reprint Three-dimensional cardiac strain estimation using spatio-temporal elastic registration of ultrasound images: a feasibility study
    An Elen
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Medical Image Computing, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 27:1580-91. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Improved regional function after autologous bone marrow-derived stem cell transfer in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a randomized, double-blind strain rate imaging study
    Lieven Herbots
    Department of Cardiology, Gasthuisberg University Hospital, University of Leuven, 49 Herestraat, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 30:662-70. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The influence of pulmonary regurgitation on regional right ventricular function in children after surgical repair of tetralogy of Fallot
    Benedicte Eyskens
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:341-5. 2010
    ..The aim was to assess the influence of pulmonary regurgitation on regional RV function...
  11. doi request reprint Myocardial deformation abnormalities in pediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: are all etiologies identical?
    Javier Ganame
    Pediatric Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:784-90. 2008
    ..The pattern of ventricular hypertrophy can vary from isolated basal septal to concentric hypertrophy. We investigated if there are differences in regional myocardial function in different forms of HCM...
  12. ncbi request reprint Experimental validation of a new ultrasound method for the simultaneous assessment of radial and longitudinal myocardial deformation independent of insonation angle
    Stian Langeland
    Cardiac Imaging Research, Department of Cardiology, Catholic University Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Circulation 112:2157-62. 2005
    ..To overcome this problem, we have developed a new method for the estimation of strain, independent of angle. The aim of this study was to validate this new methodology in an experimental setting using sonomicrometry...
  13. ncbi request reprint Myocardial function defined by strain rate and strain during alterations in inotropic states and heart rate
    Frank Weidemann
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 283:H792-9. 2002
    ..001) and EI groups (180 beats/min; epsilon(sys) = 25 +/- 3%, P < 0.001). Thus, for normal myocardium, SR(sys) reflects regional contractile function (being relatively independent of HR), whereas epsilon(sys) reflects changes in SV...