Affiliation: Centro Cardiologico Monzino
Mushtaq S, Pontone G, Conte E, Guglielmo M, Consiglio E, Magatelli M, et al
. Low-Dose Coronary CT Angiography in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: Comparison of Image Quality and Radiation Exposure with Two Different Approaches. Acad Radiol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
..3 ± 1.8 mSv vs. 2.7 ± 0.7 mSv, p < 0.001). The novel whole-heart coverage CT scanner allows to perform CCTA with a single-acquisition protocol with high image quality and low radiation exposure in AF patients. ..
Andreini D, Pontone G, Mushtaq S, Bartorelli A, Ballerini G, Bertella E, et al
. Diagnostic accuracy of multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography in 325 consecutive patients referred for transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Am Heart J. 2014;168:332-9 pubmed publisher
..4%, and 90.5%, respectively. Multidetector computed tomography-CA allows to correctly rule out the presence of significant native coronary artery stenosis, significant in-stent restenosis, and CABG disease in patients referred for TAVR. ..
Andreini D, Mushtaq S, Pontone G, Conte E, Sonck J, Collet C, et al
. Rationale and design of advantage (additional diagnostic value of CT perfusion over coronary CT angiography in stented patients with suspected in-stent restenosis or coronary artery disease progression) prospective study. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2018;: pubmed publisher
Andreini D, Pontone G, Bartorelli A, Trabattoni D, Mushtaq S, Bertella E, et al
. Comparison of feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice multidetector computed tomographic coronary angiography versus invasive coronary angiography versus intravascular ultrasound for evaluation of in-stent restenosis. Am J Cardiol. 2009;103:1349-58 pubmed publisher
..In conclusion, 64-slice multidetector computed tomography provides reliable and reproducible noninvasive evaluation of coronary stent patency and quantification of ISR. ..
Mushtaq S, de Araujo GonÃ§alves P, Garcia Garcia H, Pontone G, Bartorelli A, Bertella E, et al
. Long-term prognostic effect of coronary atherosclerotic burden: validation of the computed tomography-Leaman score. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015;8:e002332 pubmed publisher
..7%). CT-LeSc is an independent long-term predictor of hard cardiac events. Patients with nonobstructive CAD and high CT-LeSc had hard event-free survival similar to patients with obstructive CAD. ..
Andreini D, Pontone G, Mushtaq S, Bertella E, Conte E, Segurini C, et al
. Low-dose CT coronary angiography with a novel IntraCycle motion-correction algorithm in patients with high heart rate or heart rate variability. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015;16:1093-100 pubmed publisher
..001). The MC algorithm improves CCTA image quality and coronary assessability in patients with high HR and HRv, despite low radiation dose. ..
Andreini D, Mushtaq S, Pontone G, Conte E, Guglielmo M, Annoni A, et al
. Diagnostic performance of coronary CT angiography carried out with a novel whole-heart coverage high-definition CT scanner in patients with high heart rate. Int J Cardiol. 2018;257:325-331 pubmed publisher
..8% in a patient-based analysis, respectively. The whole organ high-definition CT scanner allows evaluating coronary arteries in patients with high HR with excellent image quality, coronary interpretability and low radiation exposure. ..
Andreini D, Mushtaq S, Pontone G, Cortinovis S, Annoni A, Formenti A, et al
. Additional clinical role of 64-slice multidetector computed tomography in the evaluation of coronary artery variants and anomalies. Int J Cardiol. 2010;145:388-390 pubmed publisher
..Of these 18 patients, 14 showed malignant CAA. MDCT is the ideal method for the evaluation of CAA, not only allowing a precise anatomic visualization of coronary tree, but also adding important details in malignant congenital anomalies. ..
Andreini D, Mushtaq S, Conte E, Segurini C, Guglielmo M, Petullà M, et al
. Coronary CT angiography with 80 kV tube voltage and low iodine concentration contrast agent in patients with low body weight. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2016;10:322-6 pubmed publisher