Matthijs Oudkerk

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Characterization of liver lesions with mangafodipir trisodium-enhanced MR imaging: multicenter study comparing MR and dual-phase spiral CT
    Matthijs Oudkerk
    Dept of Radiology, Daniel den Hoed Cancer Ctr, Univ Hosp Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 223:517-24. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography and conventional pulmonary angiography for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: a prospective study
    Matthijs Oudkerk
    Department of Radiology, Daniel den Hoed Clinic Academic Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 359:1643-7. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Smooth or attached solid indeterminate nodules detected at baseline CT screening in the NELSON study: cancer risk during 1 year of follow-up
    Dong Ming Xu
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 250:264-72. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcification score by multislice computed tomography predicts the outcome of dobutamine cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging
    Caroline H C Janssen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 15:1128-34. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Limited value of shape, margin and CT density in the discrimination between benign and malignant screen detected solid pulmonary nodules of the NELSON trial
    Dong Ming Xu
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Radiol 68:347-52. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Characteristics of lung cancers detected by computer tomography screening in the randomized NELSON trial
    Nanda Horeweg
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:848-54. 2013
  7. pmc Quantitative image analysis for the detection of motion artefacts in coronary artery computed tomography
    Wisnumurti Kristanto
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:77-87. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Comparing coronary artery calcium and thoracic aorta calcium for prediction of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events on low-dose non-gated computed tomography in a high-risk population of heavy smokers
    Peter C Jacobs
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 209:455-62. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Coronary calcification and the risk of heart failure in the elderly: the Rotterdam Study
    Maarten J G Leening
    Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:874-80. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Systematic error in lung nodule volumetry: effect of iterative reconstruction versus filtered back projection at different CT parameters
    Martin J Willemink
    Department of Radiology, Utrecht University Medical Center, HP E01 132, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:1241-6. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Characterization of liver lesions with mangafodipir trisodium-enhanced MR imaging: multicenter study comparing MR and dual-phase spiral CT
    Matthijs Oudkerk
    Dept of Radiology, Daniel den Hoed Cancer Ctr, Univ Hosp Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 223:517-24. 2002
    ..To evaluate whether mangafodipir trisodium (Mn-DPDP)-enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging surpasses dual-phase spiral computed tomography (CT) in differentiating focal liver lesions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography and conventional pulmonary angiography for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: a prospective study
    Matthijs Oudkerk
    Department of Radiology, Daniel den Hoed Clinic Academic Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 359:1643-7. 2002
    ..We aimed to assess the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism, using conventional pulmonary angiography as a reference method...
  3. doi request reprint Smooth or attached solid indeterminate nodules detected at baseline CT screening in the NELSON study: cancer risk during 1 year of follow-up
    Dong Ming Xu
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 250:264-72. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcification score by multislice computed tomography predicts the outcome of dobutamine cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging
    Caroline H C Janssen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 15:1128-34. 2005
    ..96 and 0.29. In patients with an inconclusive diagnosis of myocardial ischemia a MDCT CAC score of less than 11 reliably rules out myocardial ischemia detected by dobutamine CMR...
  5. ncbi request reprint Limited value of shape, margin and CT density in the discrimination between benign and malignant screen detected solid pulmonary nodules of the NELSON trial
    Dong Ming Xu
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Radiol 68:347-52. 2008
    ..To evaluate prospectively the value of size, shape, margin and density in discriminating between benign and malignant CT screen detected solid non-calcified pulmonary nodules...
  6. doi request reprint Characteristics of lung cancers detected by computer tomography screening in the randomized NELSON trial
    Nanda Horeweg
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:848-54. 2013
    ..A volumetry-based screening strategy, stringent criteria for a positive screening, and an increasing length of screening interval are particular features of the NELSON trial...
  7. pmc Quantitative image analysis for the detection of motion artefacts in coronary artery computed tomography
    Wisnumurti Kristanto
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:77-87. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the quantitative analysis together with the qualitative analysis rules out artefact-induced stenosis...
  8. doi request reprint Comparing coronary artery calcium and thoracic aorta calcium for prediction of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events on low-dose non-gated computed tomography in a high-risk population of heavy smokers
    Peter C Jacobs
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 209:455-62. 2010
    ..This study compared CAC and TAC as independent predictors of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events in a population of heavy smokers using low-dose, non-gated CT...
  9. doi request reprint Coronary calcification and the risk of heart failure in the elderly: the Rotterdam Study
    Maarten J G Leening
    Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:874-80. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association of coronary artery calcification (CAC) with incident heart failure in the elderly and examine its independence of overt coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  10. doi request reprint Systematic error in lung nodule volumetry: effect of iterative reconstruction versus filtered back projection at different CT parameters
    Martin J Willemink
    Department of Radiology, Utrecht University Medical Center, HP E01 132, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:1241-6. 2012
    ..We compared nodule volumes measured with iterative reconstruction and FBP at different CT parameters...
  11. doi request reprint No benefit for consensus double reading at baseline screening for lung cancer with the use of semiautomated volumetry software
    Ying Wang
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 262:320-6. 2012
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the performance of consensus double reading compared with single reading at baseline screening of a lung cancer computed tomography (CT) screening trial...
  12. doi request reprint Coronary artery calcium screening: current status and recommendations from the European Society of Cardiac Radiology and North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging
    Matthijs Oudkerk
    Department of Radiology, Groningen University Hospital, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 18:2785-807. 2008
    ..It is shown that for both general and special populations a zero score excludes most clinically relevant coronary artery disease. The importance of standardization of coronary artery calcium measurements by multidetector CT is discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and coronary calcification. The Rotterdam Coronary Calcification Study
    Isabella Kardys
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 191:377-83. 2007
    ..We investigated the association between Lp-PLA2 activity and coronary calcification assessed by electron-beam computed tomography (EBT) in a population of older participants...
  14. pmc Performance of adenosine "stress-only" perfusion MRI in patients without a history of myocardial infarction: a clinical outcome study
    Daniel D Lubbers
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:109-15. 2012
    ..This fast examination can play an important role in the evaluation of patients without prior myocardial infarctions and a necessity to exclude ischemia...
  15. ncbi request reprint (1)H MR spectroscopy of the brain in multiple sclerosis subtypes with analysis of the metabolite concentrations in gray and white matter: initial findings
    Paul E Sijens
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713, GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 16:489-95. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the concentrations of Cho, Cr and NAA are reduced in PPMS/SPMS patients, especially in GM and in WML. Despite contrary observations in previous studies, increases in the concentrations of Cr and/or Cho were not observed...
  16. doi request reprint Preoperative subtyping of meningiomas by perfusion MR imaging
    Hao Zhang
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Neuroradiology 50:835-40. 2008
    ....
  17. pmc Coronary calcium mass scores measured by identical 64-slice MDCT scanners are comparable: a cardiac phantom study
    Hildebrand Dijkstra
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:89-98. 2010
    ..Furthermore, for all systems significant differences were found between mass scores and the physical calcium mass; however, the differences were relatively small and consistent...
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of conventional bronchoscopy in the workup of suspicious CT scan screen-detected pulmonary nodules
    Susan C van 't Westeinde
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Chest 142:377-84. 2012
    ..If a bronchoscopic evaluation could be eliminated, the cost-effectiveness of a screening program could be enhanced and the potential harms of bronchoscopy avoided...
  19. pmc Small calcified coronary atherosclerotic plaque simulation model: minimal size and attenuation detectable by 64-MDCT and MicroCT
    Wisnumurti Kristanto
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30001, 9700RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:843-53. 2012
    ..Consequently, early onset of calcification in coronary plaque will remain invisible when using CT and a zero calcium score can not exclude the presence of coronary calcification...
  20. ncbi request reprint Correlation of proton MR spectroscopy and diffusion tensor imaging
    Roy Irwan
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Magn Reson Imaging 23:851-8. 2005
    ..70, P<.00001; correlation across four subjects, 144 data pairs). This is the first association of neuron metabolite contents in volunteers with structure as indicated by DTI...
  21. doi request reprint Non-invasive liver iron concentration measurement by MRI: comparison of two validated protocols
    Allard W Olthof
    Department of Radiology, Bethesda Hospital, Dr G H Amshoffweg 1, Hoogeveen 7909 AA, The Netherlands
    Eur J Radiol 71:116-21. 2009
    ..In the Kreeftenberg method combining the results of three suboptimal sequences, leads to underestimation of the liver iron concentration...
  22. doi request reprint Accuracy of noninvasive coronary stenosis quantification of different commercially available dedicated software packages
    Riksta Dikkers
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 33:505-12. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the noninvasive quantification of coronary artery stenosis using cardiac software packages and vessel phantoms with known stenosis severity...
  23. pmc Volumetric measurement of pulmonary nodules at low-dose chest CT: effect of reconstruction setting on measurement variability
    Ying Wang
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 20:1180-7. 2010
    ..To assess volumetric measurement variability in pulmonary nodules detected at low-dose chest CT with three reconstruction settings...
  24. ncbi request reprint The female advantage in cardiovascular disease: do vascular beds contribute equally?
    Isabella Kardys
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 166:403-12. 2007
    ..Remarkably, it is absent in the aorta and the lower-extremity vessels. Factors causing this site-specific gender difference require further investigation...
  25. doi request reprint Determination of choline concentration in breast lesions: quantitative multivoxel proton MR spectroscopy as a promising noninvasive assessment tool to exclude benign lesions
    Monique D Dorrius
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein1, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 259:695-703. 2011
    ..To determine the optimal cutoff of choline (Cho) concentration in quantitative multivoxel magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopic data to safely prove benignancy in breast lesions...
  26. doi request reprint Identification of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in lung cancer screening computed tomographic scans
    Onno M Mets
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, Postbus 85500, 3508GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    JAMA 306:1775-81. 2011
    ..Smoking is a major risk factor for both cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Computed tomography (CT)-based lung cancer screening may provide an opportunity to detect additional individuals with COPD at an early stage...
  27. pmc Performance of computer-aided detection of pulmonary nodules in low-dose CT: comparison with double reading by nodule volume
    Yingru Zhao
    Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, Department of Radiology, University of Groningen University Medical Center Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 22:2076-84. 2012
    ..To evaluate performance of computer-aided detection (CAD) beyond double reading for pulmonary nodules on low-dose computed tomography (CT) by nodule volume...
  28. pmc Sensitivity and accuracy of volumetry of pulmonary nodules on low-dose 16- and 64-row multi-detector CT: an anthropomorphic phantom study
    Xueqian Xie
    Department of Radiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, EB44, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 23:139-47. 2013
    ..To assess the sensitivity of detection and accuracy of volumetry by manual and semi-automated quantification of artificial pulmonary nodules in an anthropomorphic thoracic phantom on low-dose CT...
  29. pmc Effects of microperfusion in hepatic diffusion weighted imaging
    Hildebrand Dijkstra
    Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, Department of Radiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, EB44, PO Box 30001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 22:891-9. 2012
    ..The aim was to demonstrate that mono-exponential diffusion in the liver is contaminated by microperfusion and that the bi-exponential model is required...
  30. pmc Coronary fly-through or virtual angioscopy using dual-source MDCT data
    Peter M A van Ooijen
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 17:2852-9. 2007
    ..This is clearly shown by the successful VA in all patients. Potential clinical value of VA should be determined in the near future...
  31. ncbi request reprint Relationships between brain water content and diffusion tensor imaging parameters (apparent diffusion coefficient and fractional anisotropy) in multiple sclerosis
    Paul E Sijens
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 16:898-904. 2006
    ..88; P<0.00001) than in GM (r=-0.69, P<0.01). The demonstrated relationship between DTI parameters and water content in multiple sclerosis patients suggests a potential for therapy monitoring in normal-appearing brain tissue...
  32. doi request reprint Impact of fluoxetine on the human brain in multiple sclerosis as quantified by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy and diffusion tensor imaging
    Paul E Sijens
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Groningen, and University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 164:274-82. 2008
    ..These preliminary results provide evidence of a neuroprotective effect of fluoxetine in MS by the observed partial normalization of the structure-related MRS parameter N-acetylaspartate in white matter lesions...
  33. doi request reprint The role of the ¹⁸f-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography scan in the Nederlands Leuvens Longkanker screenings Onderzoek lung cancer screening trial
    Susan C Van't Westeinde
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thorac Oncol 6:1704-12. 2011
    ..In computed tomography lung cancer screening programs, up to 30% of all resections are futile...
  34. doi request reprint Lung Cancer Screening CT-Based Prediction of Cardiovascular Events
    Onno M Mets
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:899-907. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to derivate and validate a prediction model for cardiovascular events based on quantification of coronary and aortic calcium volume in lung cancer screening chest computed tomography (CT)...
  35. pmc The additional value of first pass myocardial perfusion imaging during peak dose of dobutamine stress cardiac MRI for the detection of myocardial ischemia
    Daniel D Lubbers
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:69-76. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is related to extent and progression of coronary and extra-coronary atherosclerosis; results from the Rotterdam study
    Suzette E Elias-Smale
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 195:e195-202. 2007
    ..We investigated the association of CRP with extent and progression of atherosclerosis in multiple vessel beds in a large, population-based cohort study...
  37. ncbi request reprint Coronary calcification improves cardiovascular risk prediction in the elderly
    Rozemarijn Vliegenthart
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 112:572-7. 2005
    ..We investigated the prognostic value of coronary calcification for cardiovascular events and mortality in a general, asymptomatic population of elderly subjects...
  38. ncbi request reprint The influence of heart rate, slice thickness, and calcification density on calcium scores using 64-slice multidetector computed tomography: a systematic phantom study
    Jaap M Groen
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Invest Radiol 42:848-55. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of heart rate, slice thickness, and calcification density on absolute value and variability of calcium score using 64-slice multidetector computed tomography (MDCT)...
  39. pmc Coronary artery calcium screening: current status and recommendations from the European Society of Cardiac Radiology and North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging
    Matthijs Oudkerk
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:645-71. 2008
    ..The importance of standardization of coronary artery calcium measurements by multi-detector CT is discussed...
  40. doi request reprint Coronary calcium score improves classification of coronary heart disease risk in the elderly: the Rotterdam study
    Suzette E Elias-Smale
    Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1407-14. 2010
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Effect of nodule characteristics on variability of semiautomated volume measurements in pulmonary nodules detected in a lung cancer screening program
    Ying Wang
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 248:625-31. 2008
    ..To retrospectively assess volume measurement variability in solid pulmonary nodules (volume, 15-500 mm(3)) detected at lung cancer screening and to quantify the independent effects of nodule morphology, size, and location...
  42. ncbi request reprint Initial results on visualization of coronary artery stents at multiple heart rates on a moving heart phantom using 64-MDCT
    Jaap M Groen
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 30:812-7. 2006
    ..Evaluation of the image quality of coronary artery stents at various heart rates using Multi Detector Computed Tomography (MDCT)...
  43. pmc Non-solid lung nodules on low-dose computed tomography: comparison of detection rate between 3 visualization techniques
    Ernst Th Scholten
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Imaging 13:150-4. 2013
    ..To compare various visualization techniques for the detection of non-solid nodules in low-dose lung cancer screening computed tomography (CT) scans...
  44. doi request reprint Evaluation of newer risk markers for coronary heart disease risk classification: a cohort study
    Maryam Kavousi
    Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 156:438-44. 2012
    ..Whether newer risk markers for coronary heart disease (CHD) improve CHD risk prediction remains unclear...
  45. pmc Computer-aided detection in breast MRI: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Monique D Dorrius
    Department of Radiology, Center for Medical Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 21:1600-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the additional value of computer-aided detection (CAD) in breast MRI by assessing radiologists' accuracy in discriminating benign from malignant breast lesions...
  46. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery imaging with multidetector CT: visualization issues
    Peter M A van Ooijen
    Department of Radiology, Groningen University Hospital, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiographics 23:e16. 2003
    ..The authors believe that volume rendering of the whole heart is useful for anatomic evaluation of the coronary arteries. For more detailed observation of specific lesions, slab imaging with volume rendering or MIP is required...
  47. ncbi request reprint 1H MR chemical shift imaging detection of phenylalanine in patients suffering from phenylketonuria (PKU)
    Paul E Sijens
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30001, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 14:1895-900. 2004
    ..Best results were obtained at TE=135 ms, relating to the fact that at that particular TE, the visibility of a compound with a T2 of 215 ms still is good, while interfering signals from short-TE compounds are negligible...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of newer risk markers for coronary heart disease: the Rotterdam Study]
    Maarten J G Leening
    afd Epidemiologie, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 157:A6123. 2013
    ..Prospective cohort study in the general population of Rotterdam, the Netherlands (The Rotterdam Study)...
  49. doi request reprint Can nontriggered thoracic CT be used for coronary artery calcium scoring? A phantom study
    Xueqian Xie
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700RB Groningen, The Netherlands and Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Med Phys 40:081915. 2013
    ..On the other hand, a zero calcium score in nontriggered CT does not reliably exclude coronary calcification. ..
  50. doi request reprint Validation and prognosis of coronary artery calcium scoring in nontriggered thoracic computed tomography: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Xueqian Xie
    Department of Radiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 6:514-21. 2013
    ..Increasing CS categories were associated with increasing risk of cardiovascular death or events. Nontriggered CT yielded false-negative CS in 8.8% of individuals and underestimated high CS in 19.1% of individuals...
  51. pmc Morphological measurements in computed tomography correlate with airflow obstruction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Xueqian Xie
    Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands CMI NEN, Department of Radiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30 001, 9700, RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 22:2085-93. 2012
    ..To determine the correlation between CT measurements of emphysema or peripheral airways and airflow obstruction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  52. doi request reprint Diffusion-weighted imaging of normal fibroglandular breast tissue: influence of microperfusion and fat suppression technique on the apparent diffusion coefficient
    Paul Baron
    University Medical Center Groningen, Department of Radiology, Groningen, The Netherlands
    NMR Biomed 23:399-405. 2010
    ..These factors may be crucial in the differentiation between benign and malignant lesions...
  53. doi request reprint Long-term reproducibility of phantom signal intensities in nonuniformity corrected STIR-MRI examinations of skeletal muscle
    Alain R Viddeleer
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    MAGMA 22:201-9. 2009
    ..In this study long-term reproducibility of STIR image intensity was assessed under clinical conditions and the required image intensity nonuniformity correction was improved by using phantom scans obtained at multiple positions...
  54. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive coronary imaging: CT versus MR
    Peter M A van Ooijen
    Department of Radiology, Groningen University Hospital, The Netherlands
    Herz 28:143-9. 2003
    ..Evolution in techniques and increase in sensitivity and specificity are clearly seen in all imaging modalities, thus increasing the clinical relevance and the ability to replace conventional coronary angiography...
  55. ncbi request reprint Nodule management protocol of the NELSON randomised lung cancer screening trial
    Dong Ming Xu
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Lung Cancer 54:177-84. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the quality assurance measures and the NELSON management system (NMS) are presented...
  56. doi request reprint Feasibility of noninvasive temperature assessment during radiofrequency liver ablation on computed tomography
    Ganga D Pandeya
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 35:356-60. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of noninvasive thermometry using high-resolution computer tomography (CT) for the monitoring of bovine liver during radiofrequency (RF) ablation...
  57. ncbi request reprint Association between blood pressure levels over time and brain atrophy in the elderly
    Tom den Heijer
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, 3000 sDR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 24:307-13. 2003
    ..53 units, 0.05-1.02). Both high and declining diastolic blood pressure levels are associated with more global brain atrophy on MRI...
  58. ncbi request reprint The association between blood pressure, hypertension, and cerebral white matter lesions: cardiovascular determinants of dementia study
    Ewoud J van Dijk
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 44:625-30. 2004
    ..Successful treatment of hypertension may reduce this risk; however, a potential negative effect of decreasing diastolic blood pressure level on the occurrence of severe periventricular white matter lesions should be taken into account...
  59. ncbi request reprint Dobutamine stress MRI. Part I. Safety and feasibility of dobutamine cardiovascular magnetic resonance in patients suspected of myocardial ischemia
    Dirkjan Kuijpers
    Department of Radiology, State University and Academic Hospital Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 14:1823-8. 2004
    ..Age >70 years, prior myocardial infarction and rest wall motion abnormalities showed no significant differences with side effects (P>0.05). Dobutamine CMR is safe and feasible in patients with suspicion of myocardial ischemia...
  60. ncbi request reprint Influence of scoring parameter settings on Agatston and volume scores for coronary calcification
    Peter M A van Ooijen
    Department of Radiology, Groningen University Hospital, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 15:102-10. 2005
    ..67%) and almost no effect on the Agatston score. Parameter settings in software for quantification for coronary calcification affect the calcium score outcome. Therefore, parameter settings for calcium scoring should be standardized...
  61. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of coronary CT angiography for stenosis detection according to calcium score: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Martijn A M den Dekker
    Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, Department of Radiology, University of Groningen University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 22:2688-98. 2012
    ..A systematic review and meta-analysis to assess sensitivity and specificity of coronary CT angiography (CCTA) for significant stenosis at different degrees of coronary calcification...
  62. pmc Visual versus automated evaluation of chest computed tomography for the presence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Onno M Mets
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e42227. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the diagnostic performance of human observers to visually evaluate COPD presence on CT images, in comparison to automated evaluation using quantitative CT measures...
  63. doi request reprint Sequential MR imaging of denervated and reinnervated skeletal muscle as correlated to functional outcome
    Alain R Viddeleer
    Department of Radiology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 264:522-30. 2012
    ..To prospectively assess the short inversion time inversion-recovery (STIR) magnetic resonance (MR) signal intensity changes of denervated and reinnervated skeletal muscle over time in clinical patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint Assessment of global left ventricular functional parameters: analysis of every second short-axis Magnetic Resonance Imaging slices is as accurate as analysis of consecutive slices
    Daniel D Lubbers
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:185-91. 2008
    ..5 to 5.0) to 4.6% for SV (limits of agreement -7.2 to 15.0). Analysis of every second slice for quantification of global LV function is time-saving and as accurate as analysis of consecutive slices...
  65. pmc Renal function is related to severity of coronary artery calcification in elderly persons: the Rotterdam study
    Abdelilah El Barzouhi
    Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e16738. 2011
    ..Since renal function diminishes with aging we examined the association between GFR and CAC in the Rotterdam Study, a population-based study of elderly individuals...
  66. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and coronary calcification in a general population
    Rozemarijn Vliegenthart
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 164:2355-60. 2004
    ..Coronary calcification, a measure of coronary atherosclerosis, allows for the study of the association...
  67. doi request reprint Quantitative multivoxel 1H MR spectroscopy of the brain in children with acute liver failure
    Paul E Sijens
    Department of Radiology, Beatrix Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 18:2601-9. 2008
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Intracranial aneurysms in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage: CT angiography as a primary examination tool for diagnosis--systematic review and meta-analysis
    Henriette E Westerlaan
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 258:134-45. 2011
    ..To calculate the sensitivity and specificity of computed tomographic (CT) angiography in the diagnosis of cerebral aneurysms in patients with acute subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) at presentation...
  69. doi request reprint The validation of a simulation model incorporating radiation risk for mammography breast cancer screening in women with a hereditary-increased breast cancer risk
    Marcel J W Greuter
    Department of Radiology, Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 46:495-504. 2010
    ....
  70. 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
  71. ncbi request reprint Detection, visualization and evaluation of anomalous coronary anatomy on 16-slice multidetector-row CT
    Peter M A van Ooijen
    Department of Radiology, Groningen University Hospital, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 14:2163-71. 2004
    ..MDCT offers an accurate diagnostic modality to visualize the origin and course of anomalous coronary arteries by a three-dimensional display of anatomy. Shortcomings in CAG can be overcome by the use of contrast-enhanced MDCT...
  72. ncbi request reprint Correlation between serum ferritin levels and liver iron concentration determined by MR imaging: impact of hematologic disease and inflammation
    Allard W Olthof
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Magn Reson Imaging 25:228-31. 2007
    ..79; n=13; P=.001). It is concluded that in patients without inflammation and in patients with hematologic disease, the content of ferritin in blood is a better predictor of liver iron content than in other patient categories...
  73. ncbi request reprint Brain changes with aging: MR spectroscopy at supraventricular plane shows differences between women and men
    Paul E Sijens
    Department of Radiology, Univ Hosp Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 226:889-96. 2003
    ..To assess the effect of aging on the proportions of choline (Cho), creatine, and N-acetylaspartate (NAA) in the brains of elderly women and men...
  74. ncbi request reprint The association of Rose questionnaire angina pectoris and coronary calcification in a general population: the Rotterdam Coronary Calcification Study
    Hok Hay S Oei
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 14:431-6. 2004
    ..In a population-based study, we investigated the association between Rose questionnaire angina pectoris and coronary calcification...
  75. ncbi request reprint Dobutamine cardiovascular magnetic resonance for the detection of myocardial ischemia with the use of myocardial tagging
    Dirkjan Kuijpers
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Circulation 107:1592-7. 2003
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Coronary calcification at electron-beam CT: effect of section thickness on calcium scoring in vitro and in vivo
    Rozemarijn Vliegenthart
    Departmentt of Radiology, State University Groningen, University Hospital Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 229:520-5. 2003
    ..To compare the accuracy of electron-beam computed tomography (CT) with 3.0- and 1.5-mm section thickness for calcium quantification and the prevalence of coronary calcifications with each...
  77. ncbi request reprint Study on motion artifacts in coronary arteries with an anthropomorphic moving heart phantom on an ECG-gated multidetector computed tomography unit
    Marcel J W Greuter
    Radiology Department, Groningen University Hospital, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 15:995-1007. 2005
    ..Therefore, this study proves that from the actual acquisition time per heart cycle one cannot determine an actual acquisition time, but only a mathematical acquisition time...
  78. ncbi request reprint 1H chemical shift imaging characterization of human brain tumor and edema
    Paul E Sijens
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 12:2056-61. 2002
    ..The short T2 of choline in tumor and edema implies that short-echo-time 1H chemical shift imaging is most suited in the use of choline elevation as tumor marker...
  79. pmc Implementation of an anonymisation tool for clinical trials using a clinical trial processor integrated with an existing trial patient data information system
    Kadek Y E Aryanto
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Postbus 30001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 22:144-51. 2012
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the human brain in primary progressive multiple sclerosis with mapping of the spatial distributions using 1H MR spectroscopy and diffusion tensor imaging
    Paul E Sijens
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 15:1686-93. 2005
    ..This is of interest in view of previous reports in which Cho increases were associated with demyelination and the subsequent breakdown of neurons...
  81. pmc Perfusion MR imaging for differentiation of benign and malignant meningiomas
    Hao Zhang
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Neuroradiology 50:525-30. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to determine whether perfusion MR imaging can be used to differentiate benign and malignant meningiomas on the basis of the differences in perfusion of tumor parenchyma and/or peritumoral edema...
  82. ncbi request reprint Aortic stiffness is associated with atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries in older adults: the Rotterdam Study
    Nicole M van Popele
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 24:2371-6. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the association between aortic stiffness and coronary atherosclerosis...
  83. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of silent brain infarcts in the population-based Rotterdam Scan Study
    Sarah E Vermeer
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 34:392-6. 2003
    ..The incidence of silent brain infarcts is unknown. We investigated the incidence and cardiovascular risk factors for silent brain infarcts...
  84. ncbi request reprint Commonly used imaging techniques for diagnosis and staging
    Jelle Barentsz
    Department of Radiology, Radboud University Medical Center, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 24:3234-44. 2006
    ..Given that each technique has its inherent strengths and weaknesses, the combination of the methods will result in improved diagnosis, staging, and treatment prediction and monitoring...
  85. ncbi request reprint Stroke is associated with coronary calcification as detected by electron-beam CT: the Rotterdam Coronary Calcification Study
    Rozemarijn Vliegenthart
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 33:462-5. 2002
    ..We examined whether coronary calcification as detected by electron-beam CT is related to the presence of stroke...
  86. pmc NELSON lung cancer screening study
    Ying Ru Zhao
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cancer Imaging 11:S79-84. 2011
    ..In the current review, the design of the NELSON study including participant selection and the lung nodule management protocol, as well as results on validation of CT screening and first results on lung cancer screening are described...
  87. ncbi request reprint Comparison of coronary imaging between magnetic resonance imaging and electron beam computed tomography
    Robert Jan M van Geuns
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 90:58-63. 2002
  88. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary nodules detected at lung cancer screening: interobserver variability of semiautomated volume measurements
    Hester A Gietema
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Radiology 241:251-7. 2006
    ..To retrospectively determine interobserver variability of semiautomated volume measurements of pulmonary nodules and the potential reasons for variability...
  89. ncbi request reprint Periventricular cerebral white matter lesions predict rate of cognitive decline
    Jan Cees de Groot
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Neurol 52:335-41. 2002
    ..20-0.36]) as the average (0.10 points/year [95% confidence interval, 0.09-0.11]). There was no independent relationship between severity of subcortical white matter lesions and rate of cognitive decline...
  90. ncbi request reprint 1H chemical shift imaging, MRI, and diffusion-weighted imaging in vanishing white matter disease
    Paul E Sijens
    Eur Radiol 15:2377-9. 2005
  91. pmc A comparison of echocardiographic and electron beam computed tomographic assessment of aortic valve area in patients with valvular aortic stenosis
    Lieuwe H Piers
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30001, Groningen, 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:781-8. 2007
    ..EBT appeared to be a valuable non-invasive method to measure the AVA. EBT measures the anatomical AVA, while with TTE the functional AVA is calculated, which explains the difference in results between the methods...
  92. doi request reprint Letter to the editor re: Richard J. Maddock et al. "Brain lactate responses during visual stimulation in fasting and hyperglycemic subjects: a proton magnetic resonance study at 1.5 T" [Psychiatry Research 2006; 148:47-54]
    Paul E Sijens
    Psychiatry Res 162:173-4; author reply 175-9. 2008
  93. ncbi request reprint Visual stimulation, 1H MR spectroscopy and fMRI of the human visual pathways
    Christine C Boucard
    Laboratory for Experimental Ophthalmology, University of Groningen, Postbus 30001, Groningen, 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 15:47-52. 2005
    ..Previous claims about changes in lactate levels in the visual cortex upon visual stimulation may have been based on such erroneous observations...
  94. ncbi request reprint Use of multidetector computed tomography for the assessment of acute chest pain: a consensus statement of the North American Society of Cardiac Imaging and the European Society of Cardiac Radiology
    Arthur E Stillman
    Department of Radiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur Radiol 17:2196-207. 2007
  95. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional magnetic resonance coronary angiography using a new blood pool contrast agent: initial experience
    Willemijn L F Bedaux
    Department of Cardiology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 4:273-82. 2002
    ..The aim of this feasibility study was to assess the effect of a new blood pool contrast agent on magnetic resonance coronary angiography (MRCA) in patients suspected of having coronary artery disease...
  96. ncbi request reprint Gadobenate dimeglumine-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography of the pelvic arteries
    Johan Wikstrom
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Invest Radiol 38:504-15. 2003
    ..To evaluate 4 doses of gadobenate dimeglumine (Gd-BOPTA) for contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (CE-MRA) of the pelvic arteries and to compare CE-MRA with unenhanced time-of-flight MRA (2D-TOF-MRA)...
  97. ncbi request reprint 1H Magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the internal capsule in human brain: a feasibility study to detect lactate following contralateral motor activity
    Jop P Mostert
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 15:1349-52. 2005
    ....
  98. pmc Measurement of coronary calcium scores by electron beam computed tomography or exercise testing as initial diagnostic tool in low-risk patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    Christiane A Geluk
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PB 30001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 18:244-52. 2008
    ..85-0.93) for CCS was superior to 0.69 (95% CI: 0.61-0.78) for exercise testing (P<0.0001). In conclusion, measurement of CCS is an appropriate initial screening test in a well-defined low-risk population with suspected CAD...
  99. ncbi request reprint Use of multidetector computed tomography for the assessment of acute chest pain: a consensus statement of the North American Society of Cardiac Imaging and the European Society of Cardiac Radiology
    Arthur E Stillman
    Department of Radiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:415-27. 2007
  100. ncbi request reprint Late hyperenhancement in gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging: comparison of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients with and without nonsustained ventricular tachycardia
    Paweł Petkow Dimitrow
    2nd Department of Cardiology, Collegium Medicum Jagiellonian University, ul Kopernika 17, Krakow 31 501, Poland
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:77-83; discussion 85-7. 2008
    ..To assess the extent of hyperenhancement in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) patients with nonsustained ventricular tachycardia (NSVT) in comparison to patients without NSVT...
  101. ncbi request reprint Assessment of metastatic liver disease in patients with primary extrahepatic tumors by contrast-enhanced sonography versus CT and MRI
    Christoph F Dietrich
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 12:1699-705. 2006
    ..To evaluate contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) using SonoVue in the detection of liver metastases in patients with known extrahepatic primary tumors versus the combined gold standard comprising CT, MRI and clinical/histological data...