K Nieman

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive angiographic evaluation of coronary stents with multi-slice spiral computed tomography
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center and Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Herz 28:136-42. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Computed tomographic coronary angiography: an alternative to invasive coronary angiography
    Benjamin J W Chow
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:933-40. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of patients after coronary artery bypass surgery: CT angiographic assessment of grafts and coronary arteries
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Radiology and Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, Room D 220, Rotterdam 3015 GD, The Netherlands
    Radiology 229:749-56. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive stent imaging with MSCT
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 5:D107-11. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of the value of coronary calcium detection to computed tomographic angiography and exercise testing in patients with chest pain
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 104:1499-504. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Reperfused myocardial infarction: contrast-enhanced 64-Section CT in comparison to MR imaging
    Koen Nieman
    Cardiac MRI PET CT Program, Department of Radiology and the Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 247:49-56. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Can CT angiography replace catheter coronary angiography?
    Koen Nieman
    Departments of Cardiology and Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 6:G65-71. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive visualization of atherosclerotic plaque with electron beam and multislice spiral computed tomography
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter BD 410, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Interv Cardiol 16:123-8. 2003
  9. pmc Coronary anomaly imaging by multislice computed tomography in corrected tetralogy of Fallot
    K Nieman
    Heart 89:664. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of recent and chronic myocardial infarction by cardiac computed tomography
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:303-8. 2006

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Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive angiographic evaluation of coronary stents with multi-slice spiral computed tomography
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center and Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Herz 28:136-42. 2003
    ..As an alternative to catheter-based angiography, ECG-gated multi-slice spiral computed tomography (MSCT) allows noninvasive imaging of the coronary arteries. However, coronary stents have been notoriously difficult to assess by CT...
  2. ncbi request reprint Computed tomographic coronary angiography: an alternative to invasive coronary angiography
    Benjamin J W Chow
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:933-40. 2005
    ..The practical advantages of CT angiography (in regard to safety and cost) along with its future anticipated advancements make it an attractive alternative to diagnostic coronary angiography...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of patients after coronary artery bypass surgery: CT angiographic assessment of grafts and coronary arteries
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Radiology and Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, Room D 220, Rotterdam 3015 GD, The Netherlands
    Radiology 229:749-56. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive stent imaging with MSCT
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 5:D107-11. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of the value of coronary calcium detection to computed tomographic angiography and exercise testing in patients with chest pain
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 104:1499-504. 2009
    ..Contrast-enhanced CTA can exclude significant CAD in patients with a low-intermediate CCS but is of limited value in patients with a high CCS...
  6. doi request reprint Reperfused myocardial infarction: contrast-enhanced 64-Section CT in comparison to MR imaging
    Koen Nieman
    Cardiac MRI PET CT Program, Department of Radiology and the Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 247:49-56. 2008
    ..To prospectively compare 64-section multidetector computed tomography (CT) and cardiac magnetic resonance (MR) imaging for the early assessment of myocardial enhancement and infarct size after acute reperfused myocardial infarction (MI)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Can CT angiography replace catheter coronary angiography?
    Koen Nieman
    Departments of Cardiology and Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 6:G65-71. 2010
    ..However, for many patients with a low to intermediate likelihood of coronary artery disease, CT can be a reliably non-invasive alternative to catheter angiography...
  8. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive visualization of atherosclerotic plaque with electron beam and multislice spiral computed tomography
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter BD 410, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Interv Cardiol 16:123-8. 2003
    ..By using computed tomography (CT), the various components of atherosclerotic plaque may be distinguished and characterized, which holds the promise of, eventually, identifying vulnerable plaque...
  9. pmc Coronary anomaly imaging by multislice computed tomography in corrected tetralogy of Fallot
    K Nieman
    Heart 89:664. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of recent and chronic myocardial infarction by cardiac computed tomography
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:303-8. 2006
    ..05), whereas recent MI was not (p > 0.05). In conclusion, recent and long-standing MIs may be differentiated by computed tomography based on myocardial CT attenuation values and ventricular dimensions...
  11. doi request reprint Coronary computed tomography angiography versus stress testing in suspected coronary disease
    Koen Nieman
    Erasmus Medical Center, Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter Boulevard 116, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam, 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 9:93-104. 2011
    ..For which patient, and which situation, either modality is most useful will need to be determined in prospective clinical trials...
  12. doi request reprint Computed tomography versus exercise electrocardiography in patients with stable chest complaints: real-world experiences from a fast-track chest pain clinic
    K Nieman
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Thoraxcenter Bd 434, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 95:1669-75. 2009
    ..To compare the diagnostic performance of CT angiography (CTA) and exercise electrocardiography (XECG) in a symptomatic population with a low-intermediate prevalence of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of multislice computed tomography for detecting obstructive coronary artery disease
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 89:913-8. 2002
    ..Thus, despite potentially high image quality, current MSCT protocols offer only reasonable diagnostic accuracy in an unselected patient group with a high prevalence of CAD...
  14. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional coronary anatomy in contrast-enhanced multislice computed tomography
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Cardiol 5:79-83. 2002
    ..This paper presents an overview of the cardiac and coronary morphology as it is imaged with contrast-enhanced multislice computed tomography. Further imaging characteristics of computed tomographic angiography are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Left main rapamycin-coated stent: invasive versus noninvasive angiographic follow-up
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 105:e130-1. 2002
  16. ncbi request reprint Reliable noninvasive coronary angiography with fast submillimeter multislice spiral computed tomography
    Koen Nieman
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 106:2051-4. 2002
    ....
  17. pmc Non-invasive coronary angiography with multislice spiral computed tomography: impact of heart rate
    K Nieman
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Heart 88:470-4. 2002
    ..To evaluate the impact of heart rate on the diagnostic accuracy of coronary angiography by multislice spiral computed tomography (MSCT)...
  18. doi request reprint Cardiac computed tomography for prediction of myocardial viability after reperfused acute myocardial infarction
    Michael D Shapiro
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 4:267-73. 2010
    ..Perfusion defects (PDs) detected with cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging predict the functional recovery of myocardial function after acute myocardial infarction...
  19. doi request reprint First-line evaluation of coronary artery disease with coronary calcium scanning or exercise electrocardiography
    Admir Dedic
    Rotterdam Erasmus Medical Centre, Department of Cardiology, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 163:190-5. 2013
    ..We compared the accuracy of coronary calcium scanning (CCS) and exercise electrocardiography (X-ECG) as less expensive and non-invasive means to rule out obstructive CAD...
  20. pmc Diagnostic performance of exercise bicycle testing and single-photon emission computed tomography: comparison with 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography
    A C Weustink
    Erasmus MC, Department of Radiology, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:675-84. 2012
    ..93% (95%, 66-100). SPECT and CTCA yielded higher diagnostic performance compared to traditional exercise bicycle testing for the detection and rule out of obstructive CAD in patients with stable angina...
  21. pmc Comparison of postprocessing techniques for the detection of perfusion defects by cardiac computed tomography in patients presenting with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Ian S Rogers
    Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 2750, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 4:258-66. 2010
    ..Despite rapid advances in cardiac computed tomography (CT), a strategy for optimal visualization of perfusion abnormalities on CT has yet to be validated...
  22. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of computed tomography angiography in patients after bypass grafting: comparison with invasive coronary angiography
    Annick C Weustink
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:816-24. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate the contribution of noninvasive dual-source computed tomography angiography (CTA) in the comprehensive assessment of symptomatic patients after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Spiral multislice computed tomography coronary angiography: a current status report
    P J de Feyter
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Cardiol 30:437-42. 2007
    ..With the introduction of further novel concepts in CT-technology one may expect that MSCT-CA will become a clinically used diagnostic tool...
  24. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of coronary plaque burden using multislice computed tomography
    Nico R Mollet
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 95:1165-9. 2005
    ..Overall, 65% of plaques were calcified, 24% were noncalcified, and 11% were mixed. Plaques were predominantly located in the proximal and middle segments of the main coronary vessels...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sixty-four-slice multidetector computed tomographic coronary angiography to coronary angiography with intravascular ultrasound for the detection of transplant vasculopathy
    Shawn A Gregory
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:877-84. 2006
    ..Further, MDCT measurements of lumen diameters correlated well with quantitative coronary angiography...
  26. ncbi request reprint Quantitative parameters of image quality in 64-slice computed tomography angiography of the coronary arteries
    Maros Ferencik
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Radiol 57:373-9. 2006
    ..Low heart rate is an important prerequisite for excellent image quality...
  27. ncbi request reprint Multislice spiral computed tomography coronary angiography in patients with stable angina pectoris
    Nico R Mollet
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2265-70. 2004
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  28. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Detection of a vulnerable coronary plaque: a treatment dilemma
    Chourmouzios A Arampatzis
    Catheterisation Laboratory, Thoraxcenter BD 410, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:e34-5. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive angiography of the coronary arteries with multislice computed tomography: state of the art and future prospects
    F Cademartiri
    Dipartimento di Radiologia, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Olanda, Italy
    Radiol Med 106:284-96. 2003
    ..This paper describes the examination technique and the results achieved in CT angiography of the coronary arteries...
  30. ncbi request reprint Coronary angiography with multi-slice computed tomography
    K Nieman
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam University Hospital, Netherlands
    Lancet 357:599-603. 2001
    ..INTERPRETATION: These preliminary data suggest that MSCT allows non-invasive imaging of coronary-artery stenoses and has potential to develop into a reliable clinical technique...
  31. ncbi request reprint Definition of a moving gross target volume for stereotactic radiation therapy of stented coronary arteries
    Edward M Leter
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 52:560-5. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of image postprocessing methods for the detection of coronary artery stenoses by using multidetector CT
    Maros Ferencik
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Radiology 243:696-702. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography as a tool for percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusions
    Michael Magro
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 6:G123-31. 2010
    ..It is then that we can evaluate the true benefit of the use of MSCT for CTO against the risk from excessive radiation associated with this strategy...
  34. ncbi request reprint 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography in patients with high, intermediate, or low pretest probability of significant coronary artery disease
    W Bob Meijboom
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1469-75. 2007
    ..We assessed the usefulness of 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) to detect or rule out coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with various estimated pretest probabilities of CAD...
  35. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive visualisation of coronary atherosclerosis with multislice computed tomography
    Pim de Feyter
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 5:49-56. 2004
    ..This has led to a stimulus for further research to assess the role of MSCT coronary plaque imaging in the identification of high-risk coronary plaques...
  36. ncbi request reprint Comparison of diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography in women versus men with angina pectoris
    W Bob Meijboom
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 100:1532-7. 2007
    ..Specificity and positive predictive value of CT coronary angiography were lower in women. The sensitivity to detect stenosis in small coronary branches was lower in women compared with men...
  37. ncbi request reprint Standardized evaluation framework for evaluating coronary artery stenosis detection, stenosis quantification and lumen segmentation algorithms in computed tomography angiography
    H A Kirişli
    Biomedical Imaging Group Rotterdam, Dept of Radiology and Med Informatics, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Div of Image Processing, Dept of Radiology, Leiden UMC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Med Image Anal 17:859-76. 2013
    ..The framework is open for new submissions through the website, at http://coronary.bigr.nl/stenoses/. ..
  38. pmc The dynamics of an ascending aorta dissection by 16 row multislice computed tomography
    F Cademartiri
    Heart 89:970. 2003
  39. pmc An unusual case of chest murmur demonstrated with three dimensional volume rendering with 16 row multislice spiral computed tomography
    F Cademartiri
    Heart 89:586. 2003
  40. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy and clinical utility of noninvasive testing for coronary artery disease
    Annick C Weustink
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 152:630-9. 2010
    ..Computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) has become a popular noninvasive test for diagnosing coronary artery disease...
  41. ncbi request reprint Use of 64-slice CT in symptomatic patients after coronary bypass surgery: evaluation of grafts and coronary arteries
    Patrizia Malagutti
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Centre, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000CA, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 28:1879-85. 2007
    ..We explored the diagnostic performance of 64-slice CT in symptomatic patients after bypass surgery, for the assessment of both grafts and native coronary arteries...
  42. ncbi request reprint Optimal electrocardiographic pulsing windows and heart rate: effect on image quality and radiation exposure at dual-source coronary CT angiography
    Annick C Weustink
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, Room Hs 218, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 248:792-8. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of plaque morphology and composition in culprit and stable lesions in acute coronary syndrome and stable lesions in stable angina by multidetector computed tomography
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1655-62. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess morphology and composition of culprit and stable coronary lesions by multidetector computed tomography (MDCT)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Pseudoaneurysms of the ascending aorta demonstrated with "motion-free" multislice computed tomography
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 109:e42-3. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive 16-row multislice CT coronary angiography: usefulness of saline chaser
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molenwaterplein 40, 3015 Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 14:178-83. 2004
    ..05), for groups 1 and 2, respectively. One hundred milliliters of CM with 40 ml of saline chaser provides the same attenuation as 140 ml of CM (35% less) with decreased hyper-attenuation in the superior vena cava...
  46. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Neointimal hyperplasia in carotid stent detected with multislice computed tomography
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Dr Molenwaterplein, 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:e147. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint [Normal anatomy of the vessels of the heart with 16-row multislice computed tomography]
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Dipartimento di Radiologia, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Olanda
    Radiol Med 107:11-21; quiz 22-3. 2004
    ..Aim of this works is to provide the basics of anatomy of the vessels of the heart applied to MSCT...
  48. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Multislice computed tomography for the evaluation and follow-up of stenting of aortic coarctation
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Dr Molenwaterplein, 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 109:e176. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint MS-CT coronary imaging
    Pim de Feyter
    University Hospital Rotterdam, Thorax Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Interv Cardiol 16:465-8. 2003
    ..The sensitivity and specificity to detect a significant (>50% diameter stenosis) coronary stenosis is +/-94% and +/-90%, respectively. Further technical improvements are necessary to make CT a clinically reliable diagnostic tool...
  50. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Motion-free ECG-gated 16-row multislice computed tomography in the follow-up of aortic coarctation with three-dimensional volume rendering
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ital Heart J 5:167-8. 2004
  51. ncbi request reprint Spiral CT-angiography with one, four, and sixteen slice scanners. Technical note
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Dipartimento di Radiologia, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Olanda, Italy
    Radiol Med 106:269-83. 2003
    ..Guidelines for the different generations of CT scanner have been extracted to give the radiologist a platform for diagnostic questions...
  52. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Right coronary artery arising from the left circumflex demonstrated with multislice computed tomography
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein, 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 109:e185-6. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint Intravenous contrast material administration at 16-detector row helical CT coronary angiography: test bolus versus bolus-tracking technique
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molenwaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 233:817-23. 2004
    ..To compare test bolus and bolus-tracking techniques for intravenous contrast material administration at 16-detector row computed tomographic (CT) coronary angiography...
  54. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Sixteen-row multislice computed tomography of tuberculous pericardial abscess
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ital Heart J 4:575-6. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint [Non-invasive 16-row spiral multislice computed tomography coronary angiography after one year of experience]
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Dipartimento di Radiologia, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molenwaterplein, 40 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ital Heart J Suppl 4:587-93. 2003
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive evaluation of cardiac veins with 16-MDCT angiography
    Suhny Abbara
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, CIMIT, 100 Charles River Plaza, Ste 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:1001-6. 2005
    ..Anatomic mapping of the cardiac veins is important to guide transvenous therapeutic procedures such as biventricular pacing. As an alternative to invasive venography, we studied the feasibility of MDCT of the cardiac venous anatomy...
  57. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional volume rendering with multislice computed tomography in the evaluation of Aortic coarctation
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molenwaterplein, 40 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ital Heart J 4:286-7. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive demonstration of coronary artery anomaly performed using 16-slice multidetector spiral computed tomography
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center Dr Molenwaterplein, 40 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ital Heart J 4:56-9. 2003
    ..A new generation of MDCT scanners with 16 arrays of detectors and a higher temporal and spatial resolution have recently been introduced. We report a case of an anomalous coronary artery origin documented using a 16-slice MDCT scanner...
  59. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive cardiac CT study: evaluation of coronary arteries, left ventricular function, and myocardial perfusion--is it possible?
    Ricardo C Cury
    Cardiac MRI PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 14:229-43. 2007
    ..The full potential of cardiac MDCT is just beginning to be realized...
  60. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive coronary imaging in the new millennium: a comparison of computed tomography and magnetic resonance techniques
    Koen Nieman
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 3:77-84. 2002
    ..None of these techniques are yet routinely used, but considering the pace of the technical advancements, clinically reliable noninvasive coronary angiography can be expected in the coming years...
  61. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive coronary angioscopy using electron beam computed tomography and multidetector computed tomography
    Peter M A van Ooijen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 90:998-1002. 2002
  62. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of 16-slice multi-detector CT to quantify the degree of coronary artery stenosis: assessment of cross-sectional and longitudinal vessel reconstructions
    Ricardo C Cury
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Eur J Radiol 57:345-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of MDCT to quantify the degree of coronary stenosis as compared to quantitative coronary angiography (QCA) using two different reconstruction methods...
  63. pmc Comprehensive assessment of myocardial perfusion defects, regional wall motion, and left ventricular function by using 64-section multidetector CT
    Ricardo C Cury
    Department of Radiology, Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge St, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 248:466-75. 2008
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of 64-section multidetector computed tomography (CT) for the assessment of perfusion defects (PDs), regional wall motion (RWM), and global left ventricular (LV) function...
  64. doi request reprint Evaluation of efficacy of 64-slice multidetector computed tomography in patients with congenital coronary fistulas
    Jonathan D Dodd
    Departments of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 32:265-70. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of 64-slice coronary multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in the assessment of congenital coronary artery fistula (CCAF)...
  65. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of coronary CT angiography by using different generations of multisection scanners: single-center experience
    Francesca Pugliese
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 246:384-93. 2008
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Evaluating global and regional left ventricular function in patients with reperfused acute myocardial infarction by 64-slice multidetector CT: a comparison to magnetic resonance imaging
    Ammar Sarwar
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:170-7. 2009
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Mapping epicardial fat with multi-detector computed tomography to facilitate percutaneous transepicardial arrhythmia ablation
    Suhny Abbara
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Eur J Radiol 57:417-22. 2006
    ..MDCT is a reliable modality for visualizing epicardial fat, and should be considered prior to undergoing procedures that are affected by epicardial fat content, especially in elderly and female populations...
  68. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric comparison between high-precision external beam radiotherapy and endovascular brachytherapy for coronary artery in-stent restenosis
    Edward M Leter
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Erasmus Medical Center, Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, Groene Hilledijk 301, 3075 EA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 54:1252-8. 2002
    ..The dosimetric characteristics of both treatment techniques were compared...
  69. doi request reprint Anatomy of the mitral valvular complex and its implications for transcatheter interventions for mitral regurgitation
    Nicolas M Van Mieghem
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:617-26. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is to elucidate the morphology of the mitral valvular complex, integrating key anatomical features into the developing transcatheter options for the treatment of MR...
  70. ncbi request reprint Analysis of cardiac dimensions, mass and function in heart transplant recipients using 64-slice multi-detector computed tomography
    Maros Ferencik
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:478-84. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare 64-slice MDCT analysis of cardiac structure and function to 2-dimensional echocardiography in heart transplant recipients...
  71. ncbi request reprint Utility of cardiovascular magnetic resonance to predict left ventricular recovery after primary percutaneous coronary intervention for patients presenting with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Michael D Shapiro
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:211-6. 2007
    ..90, 95% CI 0.58 to 1.40, p = 0.64). In conclusion, when using the delayed enhancement technique for assessment of DHE and MVO, degree of infarct transmurality appears to be a more powerful predictor of LV recovery by CMR...
  72. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the degree of coronary stenoses by multidetector computed tomography versus by quantitative coronary angiography
    Ricardo C Cury
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:784-7. 2005
    ..The correlation between MDCT and QCA was moderate with respect to lesion length (r2 = 0.54). In the absence of severe calcifications or motion artifacts, MDCT permits noninvasive quantification of coronary stenosis...
  73. doi request reprint A bioabsorbable everolimus-eluting coronary stent system (ABSORB): 2-year outcomes and results from multiple imaging methods
    Patrick W Serruys
    Thorax Center, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
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