Arend F L Schinkel

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Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence and predictors of heart failure during long-term follow-up after stress Tc-99m sestamibi tomography in patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    Abdou Elhendy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 2265, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:527-33. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of akinesis becoming dyskinesis during dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Fabiola B Sozzi
    Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:257-61. 2007
  3. pmc Long-term prognostic value of exercise technetium-99m tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography
    Hendrik J Boiten
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:907-13. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Implantable cardioverter defibrillators in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy: patient outcomes, incidence of appropriate and inappropriate interventions, and complications
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6:562-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Prediction of 9-year cardiovascular outcomes by myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with normal exercise electrocardiographic testing
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Thoraxcenter, Room Ba304, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam 3015 CE, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 13:900-4. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcome and complications after implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter and Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Pharmacology, Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circ Heart Fail 5:552-9. 2012
  7. pmc 15-Year outcome after normal exercise ⁹⁹mTc-sestamibi myocardial perfusion imaging: what is the duration of low risk after a normal scan?
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Room Ba304, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:901-6. 2012
  8. pmc Long-term prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in diabetic patients with limited exercise capability: a 13-year follow-up study
    Jors N van der Sijde
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 35:634-9. 2012
  9. pmc Molecular imaging of inflammation and intraplaque vasa vasorum: a step forward to identification of vulnerable plaques?
    Gerrit L Ten Kate
    Division of Pharmacology, Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:897-912. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for imaging vasa vasorum: comparison with histopathology in a swine model of atherosclerosis
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:659-64. 2010

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Publications80

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence and predictors of heart failure during long-term follow-up after stress Tc-99m sestamibi tomography in patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    Abdou Elhendy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 2265, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:527-33. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to define the incidence and predictors of heart failure during long-term follow-up in patients with suspected CAD referred for stress myocardial perfusion imaging...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of akinesis becoming dyskinesis during dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Fabiola B Sozzi
    Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:257-61. 2007
    ..Akinesis becoming dyskinesis (AKBD) at high-dose dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) has been disregarded as a marker of myocardial ischemia. However, its prognostic significance is unknown...
  3. pmc Long-term prognostic value of exercise technetium-99m tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography
    Hendrik J Boiten
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:907-13. 2012
    ..Exercise (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is a useful tool for short- and medium-term risk stratifications. Currently, the long-term prognostic application of this technique has not been evaluated...
  4. doi request reprint Implantable cardioverter defibrillators in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy: patient outcomes, incidence of appropriate and inappropriate interventions, and complications
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6:562-8. 2013
    ..Currently, an overview of outcomes, appropriate and inappropriate interventions, and complications of ICD therapy in ARVD/C is lacking...
  5. doi request reprint Prediction of 9-year cardiovascular outcomes by myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with normal exercise electrocardiographic testing
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Thoraxcenter, Room Ba304, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam 3015 CE, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 13:900-4. 2012
    ..Exercise myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) is widely used, but the long-term prognostic value of this test in patients with normal exercise electrocardiographic testing is not defined...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcome and complications after implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter and Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Pharmacology, Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circ Heart Fail 5:552-9. 2012
    ..A complete overview of outcome and complications after ICD therapy is currently not available. This study pools data from published studies on outcome and complications after ICD therapy in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy...
  7. pmc 15-Year outcome after normal exercise ⁹⁹mTc-sestamibi myocardial perfusion imaging: what is the duration of low risk after a normal scan?
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Room Ba304, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:901-6. 2012
    ..Exercise (99m)Tc-sestamibi SPECT is widely used for risk stratification, but data on very long-term outcome after a normal test are scarce...
  8. pmc Long-term prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in diabetic patients with limited exercise capability: a 13-year follow-up study
    Jors N van der Sijde
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 35:634-9. 2012
    ..To determine the incremental prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) at 13-year follow-up (SD 3.2 years) for predicting mortality and cardiac events in diabetic patients...
  9. pmc Molecular imaging of inflammation and intraplaque vasa vasorum: a step forward to identification of vulnerable plaques?
    Gerrit L Ten Kate
    Division of Pharmacology, Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:897-912. 2010
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  10. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for imaging vasa vasorum: comparison with histopathology in a swine model of atherosclerosis
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:659-64. 2010
    ..To evaluate the agreement between contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging and histopathology in an animal model of atherosclerosis...
  11. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of QRS duration in patients with suspected coronary artery disease referred for noninvasive evaluation of myocardial ischemia
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 104:1490-3. 2009
    ..This risk is persistent after adjustment for clinical variables, left ventricular function, and myocardial ischemia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of a normal stress technetium-99m-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion study in patients with a healed myocardial infarct and/or previous coronary revascularization
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 97:1-6. 2006
    ..Repeated testing should be reconsidered 3 years after the initial evaluation and when a change in symptoms or clinical condition occurs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Why do patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and a substantial amount of viable myocardium not always recover in function after revascularization?
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Thoraxcenter, Erasus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:385-90. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate why not all patients with a substantial amount of viable tissue recover in function after revascularization...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prognostic stratification using dobutamine stress 99mTc-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion SPECT in elderly patients unable to perform exercise testing
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter Room Ba 302, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 46:12-8. 2005
    ..This study assessed the prognostic value of dobutamine stress (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin SPECT for the prediction of mortality and cardiac events in elderly patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relation between QT dispersion and myocardial viability in ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 92:712-5. 2003
    ..Patients with a low QT dispersion had a substantial amount of viable myocardium, whereas patients with a high QT dispersion had predominantly nonviable scar tissue...
  16. ncbi request reprint QT dispersion correlates to myocardial viability assessed by dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with severely depressed left ventricular function due to coronary artery disease
    Manolis Bountioukos
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 6:187-93. 2004
    ..QT dispersion is prolonged in numerous cardiac diseases, representing a general repolarization abnormality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of stress 99mTc-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging in predicting all-cause mortality: a 6-year follow-up study
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 33:1157-61. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to ascertain whether stress myocardial perfusion imaging can independently predict long-term mortality...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of diabetes mellitus on prediction of clinical outcome after coronary revascularization by 18F-FDG SPECT in patients with ischemic left ventricular dysfunction
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 47:68-73. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Association of ischemia on stress (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging with all-cause mortality in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 46:1589-95. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether myocardial ischemia on stress myocardial perfusion imaging can predict all causes of death in patients with diabetes mellitus...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dobutamine-induced contractile reserve in stunned, hibernating, and scarred myocardium in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 44:127-33. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the presence of contractile reserve in response to dobutamine infusion in a large group of patients with stunned and hibernating myocardium...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prognostic stratification of patients with right bundle branch block using dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Elena Biagini
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 94:954-7. 2004
    ..The presence of an abnormal dobutamine stress echocardiography was the strongest predictor of cardiac events and provided incremental prognostic information to clinical and stress test data...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of myocardial ischemia during dobutamine stress echocardiography on cardiac mortality in patients with heart failure secondary to ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Abdou Elhendy
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Centre, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:469-73. 2005
    ..Angina had no effect on prognosis. Therefore, patients who do not have angina should not be considered a lower-risk population if they have inducible ischemia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Individual prediction of functional recovery after coronary revascularization in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy: the scar-to-biphasic model
    Vittoria Rizzello
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 91:1406-9. 2003
    ..In patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and a mixture of viable and nonviable tissue, both numbers of viable and nonviable segments should be considered to accurately predict functional recovery after revascularization...
  24. ncbi request reprint Incremental value of exercise technetium-99m tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography for the prediction of cardiac events
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 91:408-11. 2003
    ..Thus, exercise Tc-99m tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion SPECT provides information incremental to clinical data for the prediction of cardiac events in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease...
  25. doi request reprint Current status and future developments of contrast-enhanced ultrasound of carotid atherosclerosis
    Gerrit L Ten Kate
    Division of Pharmacology, Vascular, and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 57:539-46. 2013
    ..The present review focuses on the role of CEUS for the assessment of atherosclerosis and plaque instability. Currently available literature and future developments with CEUS are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Myocardial technetium-99m-tetrofosmin single-photon emission computed tomography compared with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose imaging to assess myocardial viability
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 95:1223-5. 2005
    ..However, underestimation of viability may occur compared with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose single-photon emission computed tomography, especially in the inferoposterior and septal regions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparison of long-term effect of coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy with viable versus nonviable left ventricular myocardium
    Vittoria Rizzello
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre Room Ba 300, Erasmus Medical Centre, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 94:757-60. 2004
    ..In 93% of these patients, increased LVEF persisted at 4.5 +/- 1 years of follow-up. Conversely, in nonviable patients, LVEF did not increase at 12 +/- 3 months or at follow-up of 4.5 +/- 1 years...
  28. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification of patients after myocardial revascularization by stress Tc-99m tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion tomography
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 10:615-22. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the incremental prognostic value of stress technetium 99m tetrofosmin imaging after myocardial revascularization...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of exercise stress technetium-99m-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with normal baseline electrocardiograms
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 98:585-90. 2006
    ..Reversible perfusion abnormalities, but not ischemic electrocardiographic changes, are predictive of outcome in these patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography compared with myocardial perfusion scanning in patients unable to perform exercise tests
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 117:1-9. 2004
    ..To compare the long-term prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography and dobutamine stress single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in patients unable to perform an exercise test...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of diabetes mellitus on myocardial 18F-FDG SPECT using acipimox for the assessment of myocardial viability
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 44:877-83. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the feasibility and image quality of cardiac (18)F-FDG SPECT imaging using acipimox in patients with diabetes and patients without diabetes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association of plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide with postoperative cardiac events in patients undergoing surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm or leg bypass
    Harm H H Feringa
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical College, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 98:111-5. 2006
    ..Further studies in a larger number of patients are required to confirm these findings...
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification of patients with angina pectoris by stress 99mTc-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 46:2003-8. 2005
    ..Angina pectoris is a major symptom associated with myocardial ischemia. The aim of this study was to find whether stress myocardial perfusion imaging can independently predict mortality in patients with angina...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with diabetes
    Fabiola B Sozzi
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 26:1074-8. 2003
    ..Exercise capacity is frequently impaired in patients with diabetes. The role of pharmacologic stress echocardiography in the risk stratification of diabetic patients has not been well defined...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparison of functional recovery of mildly hypokinetic versus severely dysfunctional left ventricular segments after revascularization in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Vittoria Rizzello
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 93:394-8. 2004
    ..001 vs sustained improvement). Hence, mildly hypokinetic segments probably indicate the presence of subendocardial scars, and may explain the failure in functional recovery after revascularization...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pacemaker stress echocardiography predicts cardiac events in patients with permanent pacemaker
    Elena Biagini
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 118:1381-6. 2005
    ..Noninvasive pacemaker stress echocardiography is a newly introduced method for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease in patients with a permanent pacemaker. The prognostic value of pacemaker stress echocardiography has not been studied...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of atorvastatin on myocardial contractile reserve assessed by tissue Doppler imaging in moderately hypercholesterolemic patients without heart disease
    Manolis Bountioukos
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 92:613-6. 2003
    ..Our findings indicate a favorable effect of atorvastatin on contractile reserve, possibly through an enhancement of flow-dependent coronary dilatation during stress...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does resting two-dimensional echocardiography identify patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and low likelihood of functional recovery after coronary revascularization?
    Vittoria Rizzello
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Coron Artery Dis 15:269-75. 2004
    ..To evaluate the potential of a simple and widely available technique as two-dimensional (2D) echocardiography to identify patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and low likelihood of functional recovery after coronary revascularization...
  39. ncbi request reprint Differential prognostic significance of peri-infarction versus remote myocardial ischemia on stress technetium-99m sestamibi tomography in patients with healed myocardial infarction
    Abdou Elhendy
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 94:289-93. 2004
    ..2 to 9.1). Peri-infarction ischemia assessed by stress technetium-99m sestamibi tomography is associated with a greater risk of cardiac death than is remote ischemia. The risk of reinfarction is not related to the location of ischemia...
  40. ncbi request reprint Extensive left ventricular remodeling does not allow viable myocardium to improve in left ventricular ejection fraction after revascularization and is associated with worse long-term prognosis
    Jeroen J Bax
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Circulation 110:II18-22. 2004
    ..Extensive left ventricular (LV) remodeling may not allow functional recovery after revascularization, despite the presence of viable myocardium...
  41. ncbi request reprint Seven-year follow-up after dobutamine stress echocardiography: impact of gender on prognosis
    Elena Biagini
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:93-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of gender on long-term prognosis of patients undergoing dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of fixed perfusion abnormalities on stress technetium-99m sestamibi single-photon emission computed tomography in patients without known coronary artery disease
    Abdou Elhendy
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 92:1165-70. 2003
    ..5, 95% confidence interval 1.3 to 3.7). In patients with suspected, but no history of CAD, fixed perfusion abnormalities were associated with a higher risk of death compared with reversible perfusion abnormalities...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of dobutamine-atropine stress myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with diabetes
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 25:1637-43. 2002
    ..This study assesses the prognostic value of dobutamine stress myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with diabetes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive diagnosis of in stent stenosis by stress 99m technetium tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:657-62. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of stress 99m technetium tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging for the diagnosis of in stent stenosis (ISS)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of stress Tc-99m tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion tomography for the diagnosis and localization of coronary artery disease in women
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:629-34. 2006
    ..The accuracy of stress MPI with technetium 99m tetrofosmin has not been studied in women. The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of stress Tc-99m tetrofosmin MPI for the diagnosis and localization of CAD in women...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prediction of all-cause mortality in women with known or suspected coronary artery disease by stress technetium-99m tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thorax Center and Department of Nuclear Medicine, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 93:450-2. 2004
    ..An abnormal scan was incremental to clinical data in predicting mortality...
  47. ncbi request reprint Long-term prediction of mortality in elderly persons by dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Elena Biagini
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1333-8. 2005
    ..However, its role in the prediction of mortality in elderly persons is not well defined. We assessed the value of DSE in the prediction of mortality and hard cardiac events during long-term follow-up in patients older than 65 years...
  48. doi request reprint Comparison of outcome after myocardial infarction in patients with and without abnormalities on previous stress Tc-99m tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Nucl Med 33:852-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the outcome of patients who sustained a MI during follow-up after stress MPI based on the presence or absence of perfusion abnormalities on the earlier test...
  49. ncbi request reprint Pulsed-wave tissue Doppler quantification of systolic and diastolic function of viable and nonviable myocardium in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Manolis Bountioukos
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 148:1079-84. 2004
    ..Our aim was to compare quantitatively systolic and diastolic function in viable and nonviable dysfunctional myocardium in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Comparison of all-cause mortality in women with known or suspected coronary artery disease referred for dobutamine stress echocardiography with normal versus abnormal test results
    Elena Biagini
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 95:1072-5. 2005
    ..This association is observed in patients who have proved coronary artery disease and in patients who have no history of coronary artery disease...
  51. doi request reprint What is the value of stress (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging for the assessment of very long-term outcome in obese patients?
    Rebecca S Korbee
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Room Ba304, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 20:227-33. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the value of stress (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin MPI findings for the prediction of very long-term outcome in obese patients...
  52. doi request reprint Assessment of subclinical atherosclerosis using contrast-enhanced ultrasound
    Stijn C H van den Oord
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter Room Ba 304, Erasmus Medical Center, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:56-61. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to assess whether contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) added to standard carotid ultrasound improves the detection of subclinical atherosclerosis...
  53. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognostic value of dobutamine stress 99mTc-sestamibi SPECT: single-center experience with 8-year follow-up
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, Thoraxcenter Rm Ba 300, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 225:701-6. 2002
    ..To determine the long-term prognostic value of dobutamine stress technetium 99m (99mTc)-labeled sestamibi single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in patients with limited exercise capacity...
  54. ncbi request reprint Safety of dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with aortic stenosis
    Manolis Bountioukos
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Heart Valve Dis 12:441-6. 2003
    ..DSE is also used in patients with AS and moderately reduced or normal LV function for diagnostic purposes. The study aim was to assess the safety of DSE in the setting of AS and various degrees of LV dysfunction...
  55. ncbi request reprint Clinical and prognostic implications of angina pectoris developing during dobutamine stress echocardiography in the absence of inducible wall motion abnormalities
    Abdou Elhendy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:788-93. 2005
    ..However, the hard cardiac event rate does not differ in patients who develop DIA from those who do not...
  56. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of ultrasound contrast flow behavior in carotid plaque neovasculature
    Assaf Hoogi
    Thoraxcenter Biomedical Engineering, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Med Biol 38:2072-83. 2012
    ..These results show that the method can successfully quantify features that are linked to vulnerability of the carotid plaque...
  57. ncbi request reprint Incidence of recovery of contractile function following revascularization in patients with ischemic left ventricular dysfunction
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 93:14-7. 2004
    ..Improvement of LVEF after revascularization was frequently observed in patients with a more severely impaired baseline LVEF. At least 3 segments with improvement of function were needed for an improvement of LVEF of >/=5%...
  58. ncbi request reprint Assessment of residual myocardial viability in regions with chronic electrocardiographic Q-wave infarction
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 144:865-9. 2002
    ..It is clinically relevant to know how many Q-wave regions contain viable tissue because these patients may benefit from revascularization in terms of improvement of function and long-term survival...
  59. ncbi request reprint Single-photon emission computed tomography for assessment of myocardial viability
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 6:G115-22. 2010
    ..The absence of myocardial viability can help to identify patients who will not benefit from high-risk percutaneous coronary interventions or surgery...
  60. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of stress Tc-99m tetrofosmin SPECT in patients with previous myocardial infarction: impact of scintigraphic extent of coronary artery disease
    Abdou Elhendy
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:704-9. 2004
    ..Our objective was to assess the prognostic value of the scintigraphic extent of coronary artery disease on stress technetium 99m tetrofosmin single photon emission computed tomography in patients with previous myocardial infarction...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of left anterior hemiblock in patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    Elena Biagini
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:858-63. 2005
    ..This study was designed to assess the functional and prognostic significance of left anterior hemiblock (LAHB) in patients with no history of myocardial infarction referred for dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Prognostic stratification of obese patients by stress 99mTc-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 47:1302-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the independent value of stress 99mTc-tetrofosmin SPECT in predicting mortality and hard cardiac events in obese patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of dobutamine-atropine stress (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion SPECT in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 43:767-72. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prognostic value of dobutamine-atropine (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin SPECT for the prediction of late cardiac events in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease...
  64. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of stress Tc-99m tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy
    Abdou Elhendy
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 14:550-4. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the independent value of stress technetium 99m tetrofosmin MPI in predicting the long-term mortality rate in patients with LVH...
  65. ncbi request reprint Early versus delayed revascularization in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and substantial viability: impact on outcome
    Jeroen J Bax
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:II39-42. 2003
    ..Delayed revascularization may result in less favorable outcome, and therefore the impact of timing of revascularization on long-term outcome was evaluated...
  66. ncbi request reprint Assessment of myocardial viability in patients with heart failure
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 48:1135-46. 2007
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  67. ncbi request reprint Baseline plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide is associated with the extent of stress-induced myocardial ischemia during dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Harm H H Feringa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Coron Artery Dis 17:255-9. 2006
    ..To determine the relationship between baseline plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) levels and the presence and extent of myocardial ischemia during dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE)...
  68. ncbi request reprint Perioperative cardiovascular mortality in noncardiac surgery: validation of the Lee cardiac risk index
    Eric Boersma
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 118:1134-41. 2005
    ..We retrospectively evaluated its ability to predict cardiovascular death in the large cohort of patients who recently underwent noncardiac surgery in our institution...
  69. doi request reprint Impact of an alerting clinical decision support system for glucose control on protocol compliance and glycemic control in the intensive cardiac care unit
    Jonathan A Lipton
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:343-9. 2011
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Screening for left ventricular dysfunction using a hand-carried cardiac ultrasound device
    Eleni C Vourvouri
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 5:767-74. 2003
    ..The hand-carried cardiac ultrasound (HCU) device is a recently introduced imaging device, which may be potentially useful in the primary care setting...
  71. ncbi request reprint Prognostic role of dobutamine stress echocardiography in myocardial viability
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Cardiol 21:443-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this review is to provide a perspective on the role of dobutamine stress echocardiography to evaluate myocardial viability and assess prognosis in patients with ischemic left ventricular dysfunction...
  72. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with normal left ventricular systolic function
    Abdou Elhendy
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:739-43. 2004
    ..Patients with normal left ventricular systolic function are considered to be at a relatively low risk for cardiac events. There are scarce data regarding association of ischemia on stress imaging techniques with outcome in these patients...
  73. ncbi request reprint Stress and tissue Doppler echocardiographic evidence of effectiveness of myoblast transplantation in patients with ischaemic heart failure
    Elena Biagini
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Bd406, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:641-8. 2006
    ..There is experimental evidence that transplanting skeletal myoblasts (SM) into the post-infarction myocardial scar improves regional and global left ventricular (LV) function...
  74. doi request reprint Evaluation of a clinical decision support system for glucose control: impact of protocol modifications on compliance and achievement of glycemic targets
    Jonathan A Lipton
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 9:140-7. 2010
    ..Further improvements in glucose measurement technology and protocols are needed to optimally treat hyperglycemia in the Intensive Cardiac Care Unit...
  75. doi request reprint Abnormal spatial QRS-T angle predicts mortality in patients undergoing dobutamine stress echocardiography for suspected coronary artery disease
    Jonathan A Lipton
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Coron Artery Dis 21:26-32. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between (cardiac) mortality and spatial QRS-T angle in patients undergoing dobutamine - atropine stress echocardiography (DSE) for evaluation of known or suspected coronary disease...
  76. ncbi request reprint Statins are associated with a reduced incidence of perioperative mortality in patients undergoing major noncardiac vascular surgery
    Don Poldermans
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Room BA 300, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 107:1848-51. 2003
    ..Inhibitors of the 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (statins) may reduce perioperative mortality through the improvement of lipid profile, but also through the stabilization of coronary plaques on the vascular wall...
  77. ncbi request reprint Assessment of viable tissue in Q-wave regions by metabolic imaging using single-photon emission computed tomography in ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 89:1171-5. 2002
    ..Residual viable tissue persists in a high proportion of dysfunctional ventricular regions according to FDG SPECT metabolic imaging...
  78. ncbi request reprint Myocardial wall thickness predicts recovery of contractile function after primary coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction
    Elena Biagini
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1489-93. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether end-diastolic wall thickness (EDWT) can predict recovery of regional left ventricular contractile function after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  79. doi request reprint Clinical relevance of hibernating myocardium in ischemic left ventricular dysfunction
    Arend F L Schinkel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 123:978-86. 2010
    ..Accordingly, assessment of viability is important in the therapeutic decision-making process of patients with chronic ischemic left ventricular dysfunction...
  80. ncbi request reprint The impact of hypertension on systolic and diastolic left ventricular function. A tissue Doppler echocardiographic study
    Manolis Bountioukos
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 151:1323.e7-12. 2006
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