Christian Fink

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Thoracic magnetic resonance imaging: pulmonary thromboembolism
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology, Allgemeines Krankenhaus Celle, Celle, Germany
    J Thorac Imaging 28:171-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint High prevalence of osteoblastic bone reaction in computed tomography scans of an European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer prospective randomised phase II trial in extensive stage small cell lung cancer
    Christian Fink
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 48:3157-60. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Radiation dose at coronary CT angiography: second-generation dual-source CT versus single-source 64-MDCT and first-generation dual-source CT
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:W550-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Suppression of pulmonary vasculature in lung perfusion MRI using correlation analysis
    Frank Risse
    Department of Medical Physics in Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 19:2569-75. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Intraindividual comparison of 1.0 M gadobutrol and 0.5 M gadopentetate dimeglumine for time-resolved contrast-enhanced three-dimensional magnetic resonance angiography of the upper torso
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 22:286-90. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced three-dimensional pulmonary perfusion magnetic resonance imaging: intraindividual comparison of 1.0 M gadobutrol and 0.5 M Gd-DTPA at three dose levels
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum DKFZ, Innovative Krebsdiagnostik und Therapie, Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 39:143-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint New method for 3D parametric visualization of contrast-enhanced pulmonary perfusion MRI data
    Tristan A Kuder
    Department of Radiology, E010, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 18:291-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Time-resolved contrast-enhanced three-dimensional pulmonary MR-angiography: 1.0 M gadobutrol vs. 0.5 M gadopentetate dimeglumine
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 19:202-8. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Coronary computed tomography and triple rule out CT in patients with acute chest pain and an intermediate cardiac risk for acute coronary syndrome: part 2: economic aspects
    Thomas Henzler
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 82:106-11. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of relative forced expiratory volume of one second with dynamic magnetic resonance imaging parameters in healthy subjects and patients with lung cancer
    Christian Plathow
    Department of Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 21:212-8. 2005

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Publications90

  1. doi request reprint Thoracic magnetic resonance imaging: pulmonary thromboembolism
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology, Allgemeines Krankenhaus Celle, Celle, Germany
    J Thorac Imaging 28:171-7. 2013
    ..This review article summarizes and discusses the current evidence on pulmonary MRI for patients with suspected PE...
  2. doi request reprint High prevalence of osteoblastic bone reaction in computed tomography scans of an European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer prospective randomised phase II trial in extensive stage small cell lung cancer
    Christian Fink
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 48:3157-60. 2012
    ..Osteoblastic bone reaction in lung cancer has only been described in a few reports and mostly in patients with pre-existing bone metastasis...
  3. doi request reprint Radiation dose at coronary CT angiography: second-generation dual-source CT versus single-source 64-MDCT and first-generation dual-source CT
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:W550-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the radiation doses of different coronary CTA (CTA) protocols: second-generation dual-source 128-MDCT, first-generation dual-source 64-MDCT, and single-source 64-MDCT...
  4. doi request reprint Suppression of pulmonary vasculature in lung perfusion MRI using correlation analysis
    Frank Risse
    Department of Medical Physics in Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 19:2569-75. 2009
    ..The application of CCA improves the visualisation and quantification of lung perfusion in MRI. Overestimation of perfusion parameters caused by pulmonary vessels is significantly reduced...
  5. ncbi request reprint Intraindividual comparison of 1.0 M gadobutrol and 0.5 M gadopentetate dimeglumine for time-resolved contrast-enhanced three-dimensional magnetic resonance angiography of the upper torso
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 22:286-90. 2005
    ..To compare the signal characteristics and bolus dynamics of 1.0 M gadobutrol and 0.5 M Gd-DTPA for time-resolved, three-dimensional, contrast-enhanced (CE) MRA of the upper torso...
  6. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced three-dimensional pulmonary perfusion magnetic resonance imaging: intraindividual comparison of 1.0 M gadobutrol and 0.5 M Gd-DTPA at three dose levels
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum DKFZ, Innovative Krebsdiagnostik und Therapie, Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 39:143-8. 2004
    ..To compare 1.0 M gadobutrol and 0.5 M Gd-DTPA for contrast-enhanced three-dimensional pulmonary perfusion magnetic resonance imaging (3D MRI)...
  7. ncbi request reprint New method for 3D parametric visualization of contrast-enhanced pulmonary perfusion MRI data
    Tristan A Kuder
    Department of Radiology, E010, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 18:291-7. 2008
    ..The 3D visualization of perfusion parameters using a combined interpolation algorithm is feasible. Further studies are required to evaluate the additional benefit from the 3D visualization...
  8. ncbi request reprint Time-resolved contrast-enhanced three-dimensional pulmonary MR-angiography: 1.0 M gadobutrol vs. 0.5 M gadopentetate dimeglumine
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 19:202-8. 2004
    ..To compare contrast characteristics and image quality of 1.0 M gadobutrol with 0.5 M Gd-DTPA for time-resolved three-dimensional pulmonary magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)...
  9. doi request reprint Coronary computed tomography and triple rule out CT in patients with acute chest pain and an intermediate cardiac risk for acute coronary syndrome: part 2: economic aspects
    Thomas Henzler
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 82:106-11. 2013
    ..To evaluate the economic impact of integrating coronary CT angiography (cCTA) or whole chest "triple-rule-out" CTA (TRO-CTA) in the work-up of patients with acute chest pain...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of relative forced expiratory volume of one second with dynamic magnetic resonance imaging parameters in healthy subjects and patients with lung cancer
    Christian Plathow
    Department of Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 21:212-8. 2005
    ..To assess relative forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1/vital capacity (VC)) in healthy subjects and patients with a lung tumor using dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (dMRI) parameters...
  11. ncbi request reprint Preoperative staging of renal cell carcinoma with inferior vena cava thrombus using multidetector CT and MRI: prospective study with histopathological correlation
    Peter J Hallscheidt
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Heidelberg University, Im Neuenheimer Feld, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 29:64-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of multidetector computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in staging and estimating renal carcinomas with caval thrombus...
  12. doi request reprint Dual-energy CT angiography of the lungs: comparison of test bolus and bolus tracking techniques for the determination of scan delay
    Thomas Henzler
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 81:132-8. 2012
    ..To prospectively compare test bolus and bolus tracking for the determination of scan delay of pulmonary dual-energy CT angiography in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism...
  13. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced 3D MRI of lung perfusion in children with cystic fibrosis--initial results
    Monika Eichinger
    Department of Radiology E010, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:2147-52. 2006
    ..Contrast-enhanced 3D MRI of lung perfusion has the potential for early vascular functional assessment and therapy control in CF patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of lung volumetry using dynamic three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging
    Christian Plathow
    Department of Radiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 40:173-9. 2005
    ..We sought to investigate lung volume and surface measurements during the breathing cycle using dynamic three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging (3D MRI)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Quantification of lung tumor volume and rotation at 3D dynamic parallel MR imaging with view sharing: preliminary results
    Christian Plathow
    Department of Radiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Radiology 240:537-45. 2006
    ..1, 36.1 cm3 +/- 3.98, and 13.1 cm3 +/- 1.5 were calculated--yielded a root mean square error of 14%. The MR imaging-derived nodule volume and rotation during respiration could be quantified by using oriented bounding box techniques...
  16. ncbi request reprint 3D pulmonary perfusion MRI and MR angiography of pulmonary embolism in pigs after a single injection of a blood pool MR contrast agent
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology, Innovative Cancer Diagnostic and Therapy, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 14:1291-6. 2004
    ..Gadomer achieved a higher peak SNR of the lungs compared to Gd-DTPA (21 +/- 8 vs. 13 +/- 3). Contrast-enhanced 3D perfusion MRI and MRA of PE can be combined using a single injection of the blood pool contrast agent Gadomer...
  17. doi request reprint Evaluation of heavily calcified vessels with coronary CT angiography: comparison of iterative and filtered back projection image reconstruction
    Matthias Renker
    Heart and Vascular Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Dr, Charleston, SC 29425 2260, USA
    Radiology 260:390-9. 2011
    ..To prospectively compare traditional filtered back projection (FBP) and iterative image reconstruction for the evaluation of heavily calcified arteries with coronary computed tomography (CT) angiography...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dual-bolus approach to quantitative measurement of pulmonary perfusion by contrast-enhanced MRI
    Frank Risse
    Department of Medical Physics in Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 24:1284-90. 2006
    ..To evaluate a dual-bolus approach to pulmonary perfusion MRI...
  19. doi request reprint Prediction of adverse clinical outcome in patients with acute pulmonary embolism: evaluation of high-sensitivity troponin I and quantitative CT parameters
    Paul Apfaltrer
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 82:563-7. 2013
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  20. doi request reprint Coronary CT angiography: comparison of a novel iterative reconstruction with filtered back projection for reconstruction of low-dose CT-Initial experience
    Richard A P Takx
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Eur J Radiol 82:275-80. 2013
    ..To prospectively compare subjective and objective image quality in 20% tube current coronary CT angiography (cCTA) datasets between an iterative reconstruction algorithm (SAFIRE) and traditional filtered back projection (FBP)...
  21. doi request reprint Optimization of contrast material delivery for dual-energy computed tomography pulmonary angiography in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    John W Nance
    Department of Radiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Invest Radiol 47:78-84. 2012
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  22. ncbi request reprint Comparing dynamic parameters of tumor vascularization in nude mice revealed by magnetic resonance imaging and contrast-enhanced intermittent power Doppler sonography
    Fabian Kiessling
    Division of Oncological Diagnostics and Therapy, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 38:516-24. 2003
    ..In this study, dynamic parameters obtained using intermittent contrast-enhanced Doppler sonography and dynamic MRI were compared and correlated with microvessel density...
  23. ncbi request reprint Active catheter tracking using parallel MRI and real-time image reconstruction
    Michael Bock
    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 55:1454-9. 2006
    ..Under all slice orientations, parallel image reconstruction was accomplished with only minor image artifacts, and the increased temporal resolution provided a sharp delineation of intracardial structures, such as the papillary muscle...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the relationship between lung parenchymal destruction and impaired pulmonary perfusion on a lobar level in patients with emphysema
    Julia Ley-Zaporozhan
    Department of Radiology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 63:76-83. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship between lung parenchymal destruction and impaired pulmonary perfusion on a lobar level using CT and MRI in patients with emphysema...
  25. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance evaluation of a computer-aided simple triage system for coronary CT angiography in patients with intermediate risk for acute coronary syndrome
    Mathias Meyer
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Acad Radiol 20:980-6. 2013
    ..Given the significance of coronary artery disease as the most important socioeconomic health care problem in the Western World, the application of computer-aided simple triage (CAST) systems to this disease would be desirable...
  26. doi request reprint Coronary computed tomography and triple rule out CT in patients with acute chest pain and an intermediate cardiac risk profile. Part 1: impact on patient management
    Joachim Gruettner
    Emergency Department, University Medical Center, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 82:100-5. 2013
    ..To evaluate the impact of coronary CT angiography (coronary CTA) or "triple-rule-out" CT angiography (TRO-CTA) on patient management in the work-up of patients with acute chest pain and an intermediate cardiac risk profile...
  27. doi request reprint Triple-rule-out dual-source CT angiography of patients with acute chest pain: dose reduction potential of 100 kV scanning
    Radko Krissak
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 81:3691-6. 2012
    ..To investigate the dose reduction potential of low kV triple-rule-out dual-source CT angiography (TRO-CTA) in non-obese (BMI ≤ 25 kg/m(2)) patients with acute chest pain...
  28. doi request reprint Thoracic and abdominal MRA with gadofosveset: influence of injection rate on vessel signal and image quality
    Johanna C Nissen
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Radiol 19:1932-8. 2009
    ..5 s was achieved compared to 7.7 s with higher injection rates (p = 0.045). The time between maximal aortic signal intensity and maximal renal enhancement was equal for all injection protocols...
  29. doi request reprint Impact of coronary calcium score on the prevalence of coronary artery stenosis on dual source CT coronary angiography in caucasian patients with an intermediate risk
    Mathias Meyer
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Acad Radiol 19:1316-23. 2012
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Enhanced visualization of lung vessels for diagnosis of pulmonary embolism using dual energy CT angiography
    Radko Krissak
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Invest Radiol 45:341-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate a software algorithm highlighting vascular iodine distribution in dual energy (DE) computed tomography angiography (CTA) for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  31. doi request reprint Radiation dose and image quality at high-pitch CT angiography of the aorta: intraindividual and interindividual comparisons with conventional CT angiography
    Paul Apfaltrer
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Dr, MSC 226, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:1402-9. 2012
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate radiation dose and quantitative image quality parameters at high-pitch CT angiography (CTA) of the aorta compared with conventional CTA...
  32. ncbi request reprint Proton MRI appearance of cystic fibrosis: comparison to CT
    Michael Puderbach
    Department of Radiology E010, DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:716-24. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the value of the additional functional MRI (fMRI) information has to be studied, and a scoring system for the morphological and functional aspect of MRI has to be established...
  33. doi request reprint Impact of iodine delivery rate with varying flow rates on image quality in dual-energy CT of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Jan Hansmann
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Acad Radiol 20:962-71. 2013
    ..To prospectively compare four contrast material injection protocols for dual-energy computed tomography (CT) pulmonary angiography (DE-CTPA) in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Value of high spatial and high temporal resolution magnetic resonance angiography for differentiation between idiopathic and thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: initial results
    Sebastian Ley
    Department of Radiology E010, DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 15:2256-63. 2005
    ..TR-MRA and SR-MRA resulted in the same final diagnosis. Both MRA techniques allowed for differentiation between IPAH and CTEPH. Therefore, TR-MRA can be used in the clinical setting, especially in dyspneic patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Regional lung perfusion: assessment with partially parallel three-dimensional MR imaging
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Innovative Krebsdiagnostik und Therapie, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Radiology 231:175-84. 2004
    ..To evaluate partially parallel three-dimensional (3D) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging for assessment of regional lung perfusion in healthy volunteers and patients suspected of having lung cancer or metastasis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Measurement of diaphragmatic length during the breathing cycle by dynamic MRI: comparison between healthy adults and patients with an intrathoracic tumor
    Christian Plathow
    Department of Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 14:1392-9. 2004
    ..dMRI is a simple, non-invasive method to evaluate diaphragmatic motion and shortening in volunteers and patients during the breathing cycle. Tumors of the lower lung region have a significant influence on shortening of the diaphragm...
  37. doi request reprint Adenosine-stress dynamic real-time myocardial perfusion CT and adenosine-stress first-pass dual-energy myocardial perfusion CT for the assessment of acute chest pain: initial results
    Markus Weininger
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Charleston, SC, USA
    Eur J Radiol 81:3703-10. 2012
    ..Recent innovations in CT enable the evolution from mere morphologic imaging to dynamic and functional testing. We describe our initial experience performing myocardial stress perfusion CT in a clinical population with acute chest pain...
  38. doi request reprint Prognostic value of perfusion defect volume at dual energy CTA in patients with pulmonary embolism: correlation with CTA obstruction scores, CT parameters of right ventricular dysfunction and adverse clinical outcome
    Paul Apfaltrer
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 81:3592-7. 2012
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism: additional diagnostic value and radiation dose of pelvic CT venography in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Miriam Reichert
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 80:50-3. 2011
    ..To assess the additional diagnostic value of indirect CT venography (CTV) of the pelvis and upper thighs performed after pulmonary CT angiography (CTA) for the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  40. doi request reprint Coronary CT angiography: image quality, diagnostic accuracy, and potential for radiation dose reduction using a novel iterative image reconstruction technique-comparison with traditional filtered back projection
    Antonio Moscariello
    Heart and Vascular Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 2260, USA
    Eur Radiol 21:2130-8. 2011
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint High-resolution three-dimensional MR angiography of rodent tumors: morphologic characterization of intratumoral vasculature
    Christian Fink
    Division Oncological Diagnostics and Therapy E010, Research Program Radiological Diagnostics and Therapy, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 18:59-65. 2003
    ..To evaluate high-resolution three-dimensional MR angiography (MRA) for the visualization and morphologic characterization of intratumoral vasculature...
  42. ncbi request reprint MR coil design for simultaneous tip tracking and curvature delineation of a catheter
    Sven Zuehlsdorff
    Forschungsschwerpunkt Innovative Krebsdiagnostik und Therapie, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 52:214-8. 2004
    ..Phantom and animal experiments showed that the catheter tip is better visualized with the combined approach than with a tracking coil alone...
  43. ncbi request reprint Assessment of morphological MRI for pulmonary changes in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients: comparison to thin-section CT and chest x-ray
    Michael Puderbach
    Department of Radiology E010, DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 42:715-25. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to prospectively assess the value of MRI for evaluation of morphologic pulmonary CF-changes in comparison to established imaging modalities...
  44. ncbi request reprint Measurement of tumor diameter-dependent mobility of lung tumors by dynamic MRI
    Christian Plathow
    Department of Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 73:349-54. 2004
    ..To assess the influence of tumor diameter on tumor mobility and motion of the tumor bearing hemithorax during the whole breathing cycle in patients with stage I non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) using dynamic MRI...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effect of inspiratory and expiratory breathhold on pulmonary perfusion: assessment by pulmonary perfusion magnetic resonance imaging
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 40:72-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effect of inspiratory and expiratory breathhold on pulmonary perfusion using quantitative pulmonary perfusion magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Value of MR phase-contrast flow measurements for functional assessment of pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Sebastian Ley
    Department of Radiology E010, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:1892-7. 2007
    ..MRI is a feasible technique for the differentiation between PAH and volunteers. Further studies have to be conducted for the absolute calculation of pressure estimates...
  47. ncbi request reprint Asbestos-related pleural disease: value of dedicated magnetic resonance imaging techniques
    Marc Andre Weber
    Division of Radiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 39:554-64. 2004
    ..We sought to compare respiratory-gated high-spatial resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and radial MRI with ultra-short echo times with computed tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of asbestos-related pleural disease...
  48. ncbi request reprint Analysis of intrathoracic tumor mobility during whole breathing cycle by dynamic MRI
    Christian Plathow
    Department of Radiology, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:952-9. 2004
    ..To assess diaphragm, lung region, and tumor mobility during the whole breathing cycle using dynamic MRI. A generalized safety margin concept for radiotherapy planning was calculated and compared with an individualized concept...
  49. ncbi request reprint Influence of different breathing maneuvers on internal and external organ motion: use of fiducial markers in dynamic MRI
    Christian Plathow
    Department of Radiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:238-45. 2005
    ..To investigate, with dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (dMRI) and a fiducial marker, the influence of different breathing maneuvers on internal organ and external chest wall motion...
  50. doi request reprint Diffusion and perfusion MRI of the lung and mediastinum
    Thomas Henzler
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 76:329-36. 2010
    ..In this review article recent MR perfusion and diffusion techniques of the lung and mediastinum as well as their clinical applications are reviewed...
  51. doi request reprint Gadofosveset: parameter optimization for steady-state imaging of the thoracic and abdominal vasculature
    Stefan Haneder
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Invest Radiol 46:678-85. 2011
    ..03 mmol/kg BW gadofosveset...
  52. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of coronary plaque composition by dual-source CT in patients with acute non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction compared to patients with stable coronary artery disease correlated with virtual histology intravascular ultrasound
    Sonja Sudarski
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Acad Radiol 20:995-1003. 2013
    ....
  53. doi request reprint CT of urolithiasis: comparison of image quality and diagnostic confidence using filtered back projection and iterative reconstruction techniques
    Jan Hansmann
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167, Mannheim, Germany
    Acad Radiol 20:1162-7. 2013
    ..To compare the image quality and diagnostic confidence of low-dose computed tomography (CT) of urololithiasis using filtered back projection (FBP) and iterative reconstruction techniques (IRT)...
  54. doi request reprint Progressive intra-individual radiation dose reduction during CT surveillance of a patient with ALCAPA syndrome
    Mathias Meyer
    Division of Heart and Vascular Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Diagn Interv Radiol 18:547-51. 2012
    ..This case highlights the capabilities of developing radiation protection strategies that drastically lower radiation exposure during cCTA...
  55. doi request reprint Enhanced temporal resolution at cardiac CT with a novel CT image reconstruction algorithm: initial patient experience
    Paul Apfaltrer
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, PO Box 250322, 169 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Eur J Radiol 82:270-4. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effect of a temporal resolution improvement method (TRIM) for cardiac CT on diagnostic image quality for coronary artery assessment...
  56. ncbi request reprint Cardiac computed tomographic angiography in patients with acute chest pain and moderately-increased troponin
    Joachim Gruettner
    Emergency Department, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    In Vivo 26:1035-9. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate patients with undefined chest pain and moderately increased troponin based on the results of cardiac computed tomographic (CT) angiography (CCTA)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of chest motion and volumetry during the breathing cycle by dynamic MRI in healthy subjects: comparison with pulmonary function tests
    Christian Plathow
    Department of Radiology, Therapy, German Cancer Research Center Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 39:202-9. 2004
    ..To investigate diaphragm and chest wall motion during the whole breathing cycle using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and a volumetric model in correlation with spirometry...
  58. doi request reprint Coronary CT angiography versus conventional cardiac angiography for therapeutic decision making in patients with high likelihood of coronary artery disease
    Antonio Moscariello
    Heart and Vascular Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Dr, Charleston, SC 29425 2260, USA
    Radiology 265:385-92. 2012
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Diagnosing acute pulmonary embolism: systematic review of evidence base and cost-effectiveness of imaging tests
    Thomas Henzler
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    J Thorac Imaging 27:304-14. 2012
    ..A cost-effectiveness analysis of imaging techniques or algorithms has been summarized, if available, in dedicated paragraphs for the major issues on diagnostic imaging of PE that are discussed in this article...
  60. ncbi request reprint Volumetric computed tomography (VCT): a new technology for noninvasive, high-resolution monitoring of tumor angiogenesis
    Fabian Kiessling
    Department of Medical Physics in Radiology, German Cancer Research Center, INF 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nat Med 10:1133-8. 2004
    ..Thus, VCT substantially improves imaging of vascularization in tumors and offers a promising tool for preclinical studies of tumor angiogenesis and antiangiogenic therapies...
  61. ncbi request reprint Assessment of pulmonary hypertension by CT and MR imaging
    Sebastian Ley
    Department of Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 14:359-68. 2004
    ..Both modalities are reviewed and recommendations for clinical use are given...
  62. ncbi request reprint Semiquantitative fast flow velocity measurements using catheter coils with a limited sensitivity profile
    Steffen Volz
    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Abt Medizinische Physik in der Radiologie E020, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 52:575-81. 2004
    ..A relative scaling factor of 0.69-1.19 was found between the catheter velocity measurement and the reference measurement, which could be partly explained by the simulation results...
  63. doi request reprint Aortoiliac CT angiography for planning transcutaneous aortic valve implantation: aortic root anatomy and frequency of clinically significant incidental findings
    Paul Apfaltrer
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim University of Heidelberg, Baden Wurttemberg, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 198:939-45. 2012
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Volumetric analysis of pulmonary CTA for the assessment of right ventricular dysfunction in patients with acute pulmonary embolism
    Thomas Henzler
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Acad Radiol 17:309-15. 2010
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Dual energy computed tomography angiography of a pulmonary embolized port catheter fragment
    Thomas Henzler
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:62-3. 2011
    ..The catheter was removed by catheter intervention with a goose-neck snare...
  66. doi request reprint Time-resolved 3D pulmonary perfusion MRI: comparison of different k-space acquisition strategies at 1.5 and 3 T
    Ulrike I Attenberger
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Invest Radiol 44:525-31. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the image quality of time-resolved 3D pulmonary perfusion MRI with different k-space acquisition techniques in healthy volunteers at 1.5 and 3 T...
  67. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced dual-energy CT of gastrointestinal stromal tumors: is iodine-related attenuation a potential indicator of tumor response?
    Paul Apfaltrer
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Invest Radiol 47:65-70. 2012
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Quantification of left and right ventricular function and myocardial mass: comparison of low-radiation dose 2nd generation dual-source CT and cardiac MRI
    Richard A P Takx
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    Eur J Radiol 81:e598-604. 2012
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  69. ncbi request reprint MR-guided intravascular procedures: real-time parameter control and automated slice positioning with active tracking coils
    Michael Bock
    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum DKFZ, Abt Medizinische Physik in der Radiologie E020, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 19:580-9. 2004
    ..To implement and optimize a real-time pulse sequence and user interface to perform intravascular interventions using active catheter tracking...
  70. ncbi request reprint Dynamic magnetic resonance tomography and proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of prostate cancers in rats treated by radiotherapy
    Fabian Kiessling
    Department of Oncological Diagnostics and Therapy, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 39:34-44. 2004
    ..To establish an experimental setting for monitoring perfusion and metabolism in orthotopic prostate cancer at 1.5 T using dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE MRI) and 1H-MR spectroscopy (MRS)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Time-resolved contrast-enhanced three-dimensional magnetic resonance angiography of the chest: combination of parallel imaging with view sharing (TREAT)
    Christian Fink
    Abteilung Radiologie, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum DKFZ, Innovative Krebsdiagnostik und Therapie, Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 40:40-8. 2005
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Assessment of hemodynamic changes in the systemic and pulmonary arterial circulation in patients with cystic fibrosis using phase-contrast MRI
    Sebastian Ley
    Department of Radiology E010, DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 15:1575-80. 2005
    ..Magnetic resonance based flow measurements in the right and left PA showed first indications for early development of PH. The significant increase in bronchosystemic shunt volume might be indicative fo the extent of parenchymal changes...
  73. doi request reprint Benefit of combining quantitative cardiac CT parameters with troponin I for predicting right ventricular dysfunction and adverse clinical events in patients with acute pulmonary embolism
    Mathias Meyer
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 81:3294-9. 2012
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of substituting dual-energy CT for SPECT in the assessment of myocardial perfusion for the workup of coronary artery disease
    Mathias Meyer
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Eur J Radiol 81:3719-25. 2012
    ....
  75. doi request reprint CT imaging of acute pulmonary embolism
    Thomas Henzler
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:3-11. 2011
    ....
  76. pmc Noise reduction and image quality improvement of low dose and ultra low dose brain perfusion CT by HYPR-LR processing
    Radko Krissak
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e17098. 2011
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Partially parallel three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging for the assessment of lung perfusion--initial results
    Christian Fink
    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Innovative Krebsdiagnostik und Therapie, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 38:482-8. 2003
    ..Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of lung perfusion requires a high spatial and temporal resolution. Partially parallel MRI offers an improved spatial and temporal resolution...
  78. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging to assess the effect of exercise training on pulmonary perfusion and blood flow in patients with pulmonary hypertension
    Sebastian Ley
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 430, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 23:324-31. 2013
    ..To evaluate whether careful exercise training improves pulmonary perfusion and blood flow in patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH), as assessed by magnetic resonance imaging (MR)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Renal embolization: feasibility of magnetic resonance-guidance using active catheter tracking and intraarterial magnetic resonance angiography
    Christian Fink
    Department of Radiology E010, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 39:111-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the feasibility of MR-guided renal embolization using active catheter tracking with automatic slice positioning and intraarterial contrast-enhanced MR angiography (MRA)...
  80. doi request reprint Dual-energy CT angiography in peripheral arterial occlusive disease
    Carolin Brockmann
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167, Mannheim, Germany
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:630-7. 2009
    ..Results obtained by DE-CTA are superior to the conventional bone removal technique and less dependent on vessel wall calcifications...
  81. doi request reprint Iterative image reconstruction techniques: Applications for cardiac CT
    Matthias Renker
    Heart and Vascular Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, MSC 226, 25 Courtenay Dr, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:225-30. 2011
    ..We evaluated whether these limitations can be ameliorated by the use of iterative reconstruction in image space (IRIS) instead of traditional filtered back projection (FBP) image reconstruction techniques...
  82. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Pulmonary vein stenosis after radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: image findings with multiphasic pulmonary magnetic resonance angiography
    Christian Fink
    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, FS Radiologische Diagnostik, E0100, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Circulation 107:e129-30. 2003
  83. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Untreated tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia in a 55-year-old woman: findings from magnetic resonance imaging
    Michael Puderbach
    Forschungsschwerpunkt E, Innovative Krebsdiagnostik und therapie E010, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Circulation 110:e461-2. 2004
  84. doi request reprint Half-Fourier-acquisition single-shot turbo spin-echo (HASTE) MRI of the lung at 3 Tesla using parallel imaging with 32-receiver channel technology
    Thomas Henzler
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 30:541-6. 2009
    ....
  85. doi request reprint Image findings of patients with H1N1 virus pneumonia and acute respiratory failure
    Thomas Henzler
    Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, Mannheim, Germany
    Acad Radiol 17:681-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the findings of chest radiography and high-resolution computed tomography in patients requiring intensive care unit treatment for severe H1N1 virus pneumonia...
  86. doi request reprint Dual-energy CT: radiation dose aspects
    Thomas Henzler
    Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, Mannheim, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:S16-25. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the available literature regarding the radiation dose associated with DECT imaging applications in comparison with conventional single-energy CT techniques...
  87. ncbi request reprint Dynamic T1-weighted monitoring of vascularization in human carcinoma heterotransplants by magnetic resonance imaging
    Fabian Kiessling
    Division of Oncological Diagnostics and Therapy, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 104:113-20. 2003
    ..This technique provides functional data characterizing essential features of tumor biology and is thus appropriate for monitoring antiangiogenic therapies...
  88. ncbi request reprint Interstitial magnetic resonance lymphography with gadobutrol in rats: evaluation of contrast kinetics
    Christian Fink
    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Forschungsschwerpunkt Radiologische Diagnostik und Therapie, Heidelberg, Germany
    Invest Radiol 37:655-62. 2002
    ..To evaluate the contrast kinetics of gadobutrol for interstitial MR lymphography...
  89. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging for assessment of radiofrequency lesions in kidney tissue immediately after ablation: an experimental study
    Axel Häcker
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Mannheim, Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endourol 20:312-7. 2006
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Time-resolved three-dimensional magnetic resonance angiography for assessing a pulmonary artery sling in a pediatric patient
    Joachim Eichhorn
    University of Heidelberg, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Circulation 106:e61-2. 2002