Nico Bruining

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Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact factors: scientific and career assessment by numbers
    Nico Bruining
    Thoraxcenter, ErasmusMC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 7:143-7. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Quantitative multi-modality imaging analysis of a bioabsorbable poly-L-lactic acid stent design in the acute phase: a comparison between 2- and 3D-QCA, QCU and QMSCT-CA
    Nico Bruining
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 4:285-91. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound registration/integration with coronary angiography
    Nico Bruining
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiol Clin 27:531-40. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Coronary calcium significantly affects quantitative analysis of coronary ultrasound: importance for atherosclerosis progression/regression studies
    Nico Bruining
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Coron Artery Dis 20:409-14. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Reproducible coronary plaque quantification by multislice computed tomography
    Nico Bruining
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:857-65. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjustment method for mechanical Boston scientific corporation 30 MHz intravascular ultrasound catheters connected to a Clearview console. Mechanical 30 MHz IVUS catheter adjustment
    Nico Bruining
    Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 20:83-91. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Monitoring in vivo absorption of a drug-eluting bioabsorbable stent with intravascular ultrasound-derived parameters a feasibility study
    Nico Bruining
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:449-56. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Compositional volumetry of non-calcified coronary plaques by multislice computed tomography: an ex vivo feasibility study
    Nico Bruining
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 5:558-64. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional and quantitative analysis of atherosclerotic plaque composition by automated differential echogenicity
    Nico Bruining
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 70:968-78. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Multislice spiral computed tomography for the evaluation of stent patency after left main coronary artery stenting: a comparison with conventional coronary angiography and intravascular ultrasound
    Carlos A G van Mieghem
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 114:645-53. 2006

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. doi request reprint Impact factors: scientific and career assessment by numbers
    Nico Bruining
    Thoraxcenter, ErasmusMC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 7:143-7. 2011
    ..We explore in detail these particular parameters. Also we briefly discuss alternative forms of assessment in the modern age...
  2. ncbi request reprint Quantitative multi-modality imaging analysis of a bioabsorbable poly-L-lactic acid stent design in the acute phase: a comparison between 2- and 3D-QCA, QCU and QMSCT-CA
    Nico Bruining
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 4:285-91. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound registration/integration with coronary angiography
    Nico Bruining
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiol Clin 27:531-40. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Coronary calcium significantly affects quantitative analysis of coronary ultrasound: importance for atherosclerosis progression/regression studies
    Nico Bruining
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Coron Artery Dis 20:409-14. 2009
    ..Coronary atherosclerosis is a dynamic process, which progresses differently in coronary segments containing noncalcified or calcified plaques. This may have implications for the study of the effects of therapy on progression/regression...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reproducible coronary plaque quantification by multislice computed tomography
    Nico Bruining
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:857-65. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate reproducibility and accuracy of computer-assisted coronary plaque measurements by multislice computed tomography coronary angiography (QMSCT-CA)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjustment method for mechanical Boston scientific corporation 30 MHz intravascular ultrasound catheters connected to a Clearview console. Mechanical 30 MHz IVUS catheter adjustment
    Nico Bruining
    Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 20:83-91. 2004
    ..31%. 30 MHz BSC catheters connected to a Clearview ultrasound console underestimate vessel dimensions. This can retrospectively be adjusted within QCU software as well as retrospectively on numerical QCU data using a mathematical model...
  7. doi request reprint Monitoring in vivo absorption of a drug-eluting bioabsorbable stent with intravascular ultrasound-derived parameters a feasibility study
    Nico Bruining
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:449-56. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Compositional volumetry of non-calcified coronary plaques by multislice computed tomography: an ex vivo feasibility study
    Nico Bruining
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 5:558-64. 2009
    ..This study explores the application to use the Hounsfield units (HU) distribution of coronary plaques imaged by multislice computed tomography-coronary angiography (MSCT-CA)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional and quantitative analysis of atherosclerotic plaque composition by automated differential echogenicity
    Nico Bruining
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 70:968-78. 2007
    ..To validate automated and quantitative three-dimensional analysis of coronary plaque composition using intracoronary ultrasound (ICUS)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multislice spiral computed tomography for the evaluation of stent patency after left main coronary artery stenting: a comparison with conventional coronary angiography and intravascular ultrasound
    Carlos A G van Mieghem
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 114:645-53. 2006
    ..Multislice computed tomography (MSCT) is a promising technique for noninvasive coronary evaluation. We evaluated the diagnostic performance of high-resolution MSCT to detect ISR after stenting of the LMCA...
  11. doi request reprint Retrospective image-based gating of intracoronary optical coherence tomography: implications for quantitative analysis
    Kenji Sihan
    Thoraxcentre, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 6:1098-103. 2011
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Quantification of coronary plaque by 64-slice computed tomography: a comparison with quantitative intracoronary ultrasound
    Masato Otsuka
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Invest Radiol 43:314-21. 2008
    ..Noninvasive assessment of coronary atherosclerotic plaque may be useful for risk stratification and treatment of atherosclerosis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of perindopril on coronary remodelling: insights from a multicentre, randomized study
    Gaston A Rodriguez-Granillo
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 28:2326-31. 2007
    ..This study sought to evaluate the effect of perindopril in coronary remodelling...
  14. doi request reprint Endothelial-dependent vasomotion in a coronary segment treated by ABSORB everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold system is related to plaque composition at the time of bioresorption of the polymer: indirect finding of vascular reparative therap
    Salvatore Brugaletta
    Interventional Cardiology Department, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 33:1325-33. 2012
    ..Recovery of a normal endothelial-dependent vasomotion may be enabled by scaffold bioresorption, composition of the underlying tissue, or a combination of both mechanisms...
  15. doi request reprint Morphological and functional evaluation of the bioresorption of the bioresorbable everolimus-eluting vascular scaffold using IVUS, echogenicity and vasomotion testing at two year follow-up: a patient level insight into the ABSORB A clinical trial
    Giovanna Sarno
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Bd583a, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:51-8. 2012
    ..125). Bioresorption of the BVS is accompanied by re-establishment of both endothelial and non-endothelial dependent vasomotion...
  16. doi request reprint Fully automatic three-dimensional quantitative analysis of intracoronary optical coherence tomography: method and Validation
    Kenji Sihan
    Thoraxcenter, Delft, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:1058-65. 2009
    ..To get an efficient quantitative analysis process, we developed a fully automatic three-dimensional (3D) lumen contour detection method and evaluated the results against those derived by expert human observers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Revisiting late loss and neointimal volumetric measurements in a drug-eluting stent trial: analysis from the SPIRIT FIRST trial
    Keiichi Tsuchida
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:188-97. 2006
    ..05). Our proposed QCA volumetric measurements may be a practical surrogate for IVUS measurements and a discriminant methodological approach for assessment of treatment effects of drug-eluting stents...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison between the first and second generation bioresorbable vascular scaffolds: a six month virtual histology study
    Salvatore Brugaletta
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 6:1110-6. 2011
    ..To compare the intravascular ultrasound virtual histology (IVUS-VH) appearance of the polymeric struts of the first (Revision 1.0) and the second (Revision 1.1) generation bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS)...
  19. pmc Influence of convolution filtering on coronary plaque attenuation values: observations in an ex vivo model of multislice computed tomography coronary angiography
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 17:1842-9. 2007
    ..The use of different convolution filters significantly modifief the attenuation values, while sharper filtering increased the calcified plaque attenuation and reduced the noncalcified plaque attenuation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influence of increasing convolution kernel filtering on plaque imaging with multislice CT using an ex-vivo model of coronary angiography
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Dipartimento di Radiologia, Erasmus Medical Cencter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiol Med 110:234-40. 2005
    ..To assess the variability in attenuation of coronary plaques with multislice CT-angiography (MSCT-CA) in an ex-vivo model with varying convolution kernels...
  21. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive detection of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis coupled with assessment of changes in plaque characteristics using novel invasive imaging modalities: the Integrated Biomarker and Imaging Study (IBIS)
    Carlos A G van Mieghem
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1134-42. 2006
    ..Our purpose was to assess noninvasive imaging in detection of subclinical atherosclerosis and to examine novel invasive modalities to describe prevalence and temporal changes in putative characteristics of "high-risk" plaques...
  22. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive visualization of coronary atherosclerosis: state-of-art
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology and Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:129-37. 2007
    ..MSCT of the coronary arteries is a promising imaging modality for the assessment of the coronary lumen and wall...
  23. ncbi request reprint Geometrical validation of intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis (Virtual Histology) acquired with a 30 MHz boston scientific corporation imaging catheter
    Gaston A Rodriguez-Granillo
    Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:514-8. 2005
    ..These results suggest that ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis could provide, aside from precise compositional data, an accurate geometrical output...
  24. doi request reprint A novel approach for quantitative analysis of intracoronary optical coherence tomography: high inter-observer agreement with computer-assisted contour detection
    Shuzou Tanimoto
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:228-35. 2008
    ..This study aims to examine observer-related variability of quantitative optical coherence tomography (OCT) derived measurements from both in vitro and in vivo pullback data...
  25. ncbi request reprint Influence of intracoronary attenuation on coronary plaque measurements using multislice computed tomography: observations in an ex vivo model of coronary computed tomography angiography
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molenwaterplein, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 15:1426-31. 2005
    ..73; p<0.001). Intracoronary attenuation modifies significantly the attenuation of plaques assessed with MSCT...
  26. doi request reprint Lumen enhancement influences absolute noncalcific plaque density on multislice computed tomography coronary angiography: ex-vivo validation and in-vivo demonstration
    Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology and Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:337-44. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the in-vitro and in-vivo effects of intracoronary enhancement on the absolute density values of coronary plaques during multislice computed tomography...
  27. ncbi request reprint Two-year serial coronary angiographic and intravascular ultrasound analysis of in-stent angiographic late lumen loss and ultrasonic neointimal volume from the TAXUS II trial
    Keiichi Tsuchida
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 99:607-15. 2007
    ..These findings suggest the need for critical reevaluation of current end points and the use of more precise techniques to detect lumen and stent boundaries...
  28. pmc Reproducibility of qualitative assessment of stent struts coverage by optical coherence tomography
    Salvatore Brugaletta
    Z120, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:5-11. 2013
    ..A more reproducible approach would be needed to eventually increase the probability to link uncovered struts with clinical events...
  29. doi request reprint Serial in vivo intravascular ultrasound-based echogenicity changes of everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold during the first 12 months after implantation insights from the ABSORB B trial
    Salvatore Brugaletta
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:1281-9. 2011
    ..This study sought to investigate quantitative and homogeneity differential echogenicity changes of the ABSORB scaffold (1.1) during the first year after implantation...
  30. 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
    Lancet 373:897-910. 2009
    ..We assessed the safety of the bioabsorbable everolimus-eluting stent (BVS)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of the studies assessing temporal changes in coronary plaque volume using intravascular ultrasound
    Gaston A Rodriguez-Granillo
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 99:5-10. 2007
    ..13 mm(3), 95% confidence interval -4.42 to 4.68, p = 0.96). In conclusion, statin therapy, particularly when achieving the target LDL level, appears to promote a significant regression of coronary plaque volume as measured by IVUS...
  32. ncbi request reprint Rationale and methods of the integrated biomarker and imaging study (IBIS): combining invasive and non-invasive imaging with biomarkers to detect subclinical atherosclerosis and assess coronary lesion biology
    Carlos A G van Mieghem
    Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 21:425-41. 2005
    ..It outlines the analyses that will be performed to compare invasive and non-invasive imaging techniques in conjunction with multiple biomarkers to characterize non-flow limiting subclinical coronary lesions...
  33. doi request reprint Head to head comparison of optical coherence tomography, intravascular ultrasound echogenicity and virtual histology for the detection of changes in polymeric struts over time: insights from the ABSORB trial
    Salvatore Brugaletta
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, sGravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 8:352-8. 2012
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Quantitative optical frequency domain imaging assessment of in-stent structures in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: impact of imaging sampling rate
    Takashi Muramatsu
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circ J 76:2822-31. 2012
    ..The impact of the sampling rate (SR) of optical frequency domain imaging (OFDI) on quantitative assessment of in-stent structures (ISS) such as plaque prolapse and thrombus remains unexplored...
  35. ncbi request reprint Quantitative ex vivo and in vivo comparison of lumen dimensions measured by optical coherence tomography and intravascular ultrasound in human coronary arteries
    Nieves Gonzalo
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Paises Bajos
    Rev Esp Cardiol 62:615-24. 2009
    ..The objectives were to compare the lumen measurements obtained ex vivo in human coronary arteries using IVUS, OCT and histomorphometry, and in vivo in patients using IVUS and OCT with and without balloon occlusion...
  36. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of QCA in detecting coronary arterial remodeling after intracoronary brachytherapy: a comparison to serial volumetric three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound analysis. Can we detect positive remodeling by luminography?
    Ken Kozuma
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invasive Cardiol 15:636-40. 2003
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Optical coherence tomography in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Evelyn Regar
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Interventional Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 6:G154-60. 2010
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Late stent recoil of the bioabsorbable everolimus-eluting coronary stent and its relationship with plaque morphology
    Shuzou Tanimoto
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1616-20. 2008
    ..This study sought to evaluate late recoil of a novel bioabsorbable everolimus-eluting coronary stent (BVS), which is composed of a poly-L-lactic acid backbone, coated with a bioabsorbable polymer containing everolimus...
  39. doi request reprint Coronary plaque composition as assessed by greyscale intravascular ultrasound and radiofrequency spectral data analysis
    Nieves Gonzalo
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:811-8. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Long-term effect of perindopril on coronary atherosclerosis progression (from the perindopril's prospective effect on coronary atherosclerosis by angiography and intravascular ultrasound evaluation [PERSPECTIVE] study)
    Gaston A Rodriguez-Granillo
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 100:159-63. 2007
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint In vivo variability in quantitative coronary ultrasound and tissue characterization measurements with mechanical and phased-array catheters
    Gaston A Rodriguez-Granillo
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Bd406, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:47-53. 2006
    ..Only limited evaluation of the in vivo agreement of volumetrical measurements between such systems has been performed, despite the fact that such information is essential for the conduction of atherosclerosis regression trials...
  42. doi request reprint High-speed intracoronary optical frequency domain imaging: implications for three-dimensional reconstruction and quantitative analysis
    Takayuki Okamura
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 7:1216-26. 2012
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of four-year coronary artery response after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation using serial quantitative intravascular ultrasound and computer-assisted grayscale value analysis for plaque composition in event-free patients
    Jiro Aoki
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1670-6. 2005
    ..This study sought to evaluate the long-term arterial response after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation...
  44. doi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency analysis after optimal coronary stenting with initial quantitative coronary angiography guidance: an ATHEROREMO sub-study
    Giovanna Sarno
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 6:977-84. 2011
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Retrospective image-based gating of intracoronary ultrasound images for improved quantitative analysis: the intelligate method
    Sebastiaan A De Winter
    Thoraxcentre, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 61:84-94. 2004
    ..Our evaluation shows that there are no quantitative differences between analysis results of hardware ECG-gated and Intelligated ICUS studies...
  46. doi request reprint Reproducibility of coronary Fourier domain optical coherence tomography: quantitative analysis of in vivo stented coronary arteries using three different software packages
    Takayuki Okamura
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 6:371-9. 2010
    ..We tested the reproducibility of in vivo, intracoronary FD OCT and assessed the influence of different computer-assisted algorithms on quantitative analysis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effects of septal pacing on P wave characteristics: the value of three-dimensional echocardiography
    Tamas Szili-Torok
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:253-6. 2003
    ..Three-dimensional intracardiac echocardiography can be used to guide IAS pacing. SF pacing was associated with a greater decrease in P wave duration, suggesting that it is a preferable location to decrease interatrial conduction delay...
  48. ncbi request reprint Incomplete stent apposition after implantation of paclitaxel-eluting stents or bare metal stents: insights from the randomized TAXUS II trial
    Kengo Tanabe
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 111:900-5. 2005
    ....
  49. pmc IVUS-based imaging modalities for tissue characterization: similarities and differences
    Hector M Garcia-Garcia
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Room BA 571, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 27:215-24. 2011
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Interatrial septum pacing guided by three-dimensional intracardiac echocardiography
    Tamas Szili-Torok
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:2139-43. 2002
    ..Currently, the interatrial septum (IAS) pacing site is indirectly selected by fluoroscopy and P-wave analysis. The aim of the present study was to develop a novel approach for IAS pacing using intracardiac echocardiography (ICE)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Local intracoronary administration of antisense oligonucleotide against c-myc for the prevention of in-stent restenosis: results of the randomized investigation by the Thoraxcenter of antisense DNA using local delivery and IVUS after coronary stenting (IT
    Michael J B Kutryk
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:281-7. 2002
    ..This study was designed to determine whether antisense oligodeoxynucleotides (ODN) directed against the nuclear proto-oncogene c-myc could inhibit restenosis when given by local delivery immediately after coronary stent implantation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound comparison of sirolimus-eluting stent versus bare metal stent implantation in diseased saphenous vein grafts (from the RRISC [Reduction of Restenosis In Saphenous Vein Grafts With Cypher Sirolimus-Eluting Stent] trial)
    Pierfrancesco Agostoni
    Antwerp Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, AZ Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 100:52-8. 2007
    ..The neointimal response to overlapping SES layers seems higher than to a single SES layer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Randomized double-blind comparison of sirolimus-eluting stent versus bare-metal stent implantation in diseased saphenous vein grafts: six-month angiographic, intravascular ultrasound, and clinical follow-up of the RRISC Trial
    Paul Vermeersch
    Antwerp Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, AZ Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2423-31. 2006
    ..We sought to compare, in a randomized fashion, sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) versus bare-metal stents (BMS) in saphenous vein grafts (SVGs)...