Rozemarijn Vliegenthart

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in lung cancer screening Computed Tomography scans: independent contribution of emphysema, air trapping and bronchial wall thickening
    Onno M Mets
    Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Respir Res 14:59. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Dual-energy CT of the heart
    Rozemarijn Vliegenthart
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:S54-63. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Computed tomography coronary artery calcium scoring: review of evidence base and cost-effectiveness in cardiovascular risk prediction
    Rozemarijn Vliegenthart
    Department of Radiology, University of Groningen University Medical Center Groningen, Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, The Netherlands
    J Thorac Imaging 27:296-303. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Non-calcified coronary atherosclerotic plaque visualization on CT: effects of contrast-enhancement and lipid-content fractions
    Wisnumurti Kristanto
    Department of Radiology, Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30001, 9700RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:1137-48. 2013
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Small irregular pulmonary nodules in low-dose CT: observer detection sensitivity and volumetry accuracy
    Xueqian Xie
    1 Department of Radiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 202:W202-9. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of epicardial fat volume by computed tomography in black versus white patients with acute chest pain
    Paul Apfaltrer
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 113:422-8. 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
    Med Phys 40:081915. 2013
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. pmc Diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in lung cancer screening Computed Tomography scans: independent contribution of emphysema, air trapping and bronchial wall thickening
    Onno M Mets
    Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Respir Res 14:59. 2013
    ..Therefore, this study aims to determine the independent diagnostic value of CT emphysema, CT air trapping and CT bronchial wall thickness for COPD in low-dose screening CT scans...
  2. doi request reprint Dual-energy CT of the heart
    Rozemarijn Vliegenthart
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:S54-63. 2012
    ..Although it is still in the early clinical phase, assessment of myocardial ischemia and infarction by DECT constitutes a promising step toward comprehensive evaluation of coronary artery disease with a single noninvasive modality...
  3. doi request reprint Computed tomography coronary artery calcium scoring: review of evidence base and cost-effectiveness in cardiovascular risk prediction
    Rozemarijn Vliegenthart
    Department of Radiology, University of Groningen University Medical Center Groningen, Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, The Netherlands
    J Thorac Imaging 27:296-303. 2012
    ..So far, only limited data exist on the cost-effectiveness of coronary calcium scoring in asymptomatic populations...
  4. doi request reprint Non-calcified coronary atherosclerotic plaque visualization on CT: effects of contrast-enhancement and lipid-content fractions
    Wisnumurti Kristanto
    Department of Radiology, Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30001, 9700RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:1137-48. 2013
    ..HU-based plaque percentage lipid-content determination might serve as an alternative plaque characterization method. However, its applicability is still hindered by many inherent limitations...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Small irregular pulmonary nodules in low-dose CT: observer detection sensitivity and volumetry accuracy
    Xueqian Xie
    1 Department of Radiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 202:W202-9. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate observer detection and volume measurement of small irregular solid artificial pulmonary nodules on 64-MDCT in an anthropomorphic thoracic phantom...
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of epicardial fat volume by computed tomography in black versus white patients with acute chest pain
    Paul Apfaltrer
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 113:422-8. 2014
    ..In conclusion, CT-derived measurements of thoracic fat differ between symptomatic black and white patients, suggesting a differential relation between thoracic adipose tissue and CAD pathophysiology by race...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
    Med Phys 40:081915. 2013
    ..However, nontriggered CT is extensively utilized. The study-purpose is to evaluate the in vitro agreement in coronary calcium score between nontriggered thoracic CT and ECG-triggered cardiac CT...
  10. 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)...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Iterative image reconstruction techniques for CT coronary artery calcium quantification: comparison with traditional filtered back projection in vitro and in vivo
    Andreas Schindler
    From the Department of Radiology and Radiological Science A S, R V, U J S, P B, U E, Y J C, C F, P A and Division of Cardiology U J S, U E Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Dr, MSC 226, Charleston, SC 29401 Institute of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilian University Hospital, Munich, Germany A S, T S, F B, K N Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands R V and Department of Radiology R V, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany P B Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Heart Center Munich Bogenhausen, Munich, Germany U E Siemens Healthcare, CT Division, Forchheim, Germany T A, S V, R R and Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery
    Radiology 270:387-93. 2014
    ..To investigate in vitro and in vivo the use of image-based and raw data-based iterative reconstruction algorithms for quantification of coronary artery calcium by using the Agatston score and subsequent cardiac risk stratification...
  13. doi request reprint Optimisation of volume-doubling time cutoff for fast-growing lung nodules in CT lung cancer screening reduces false-positive referrals
    Marjolein A Heuvelmans
    Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 23:1836-45. 2013
    ..To retrospectively investigate whether optimisation of volume-doubling time (VDT) cutoff for fast-growing nodules in lung cancer screening can reduce false-positive referrals...
  14. doi request reprint Interscan variation of semi-automated volumetry of subsolid pulmonary nodules
    Ernst Th Scholten
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 25:1040-7. 2015
    ..We aimed to test the interscan variation of semi-automatic volumetry of subsolid nodules (SSNs), as growth evaluation is important for SSN management...
  15. 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
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine the correlation in CS between nontriggered and electrocardiography-triggered CT, and to evaluate the prognostic performance of the CS derived from nontriggered CT...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint Detection and quantification of the solid component in pulmonary subsolid nodules by semiautomatic segmentation
    Ernst Th Scholten
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 25:488-96. 2015
    ..To determine whether semiautomatic volumetric software can differentiate part-solid from nonsolid pulmonary nodules and aid quantification of the solid component...
  18. doi request reprint Features of resolving and nonresolving indeterminate pulmonary nodules at follow-up CT: the NELSON study
    Ying Ru Zhao
    From the Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands Y R Z, M A H, M D D, P M A v O, Y W, M O, R V, Department of Radiology Y R Z, M A H, M D D, P M A v O, R V, and Department of Epidemiology G H d B, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Postbus 30 001, 9700RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 270:872-9. 2014
    ..To retrospectively identify features that allow prediction of the disappearance of solid, indeterminate, intraparenchymal nodules detected at baseline computed tomographic (CT) screening of individuals at high risk for lung cancer...
  19. doi request reprint Cardiovascular CT angiography in neonates and children: image quality and potential for radiation dose reduction with iterative image reconstruction techniques
    Francesco Tricarico
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Drive, MSC 226, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Eur Radiol 23:1306-15. 2013
    ....
  20. pmc The role of coronary artery calcification score in clinical practice
    Lieuwe H Piers
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:38. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate the impact of the CAC score in the diagnostic process immediately after its introduction in a large tertiary referral centre...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Pulmonary function and CT biomarkers as risk factors for cardiovascular events in male lung cancer screening participants: the NELSON study
    Richard A P Takx
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands, P O Box 85500
    Eur Radiol 25:65-71. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the association of spirometry and pulmonary CT biomarkers with cardiovascular events...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Comparison of the effect of iterative reconstruction versus filtered back projection on cardiac CT postprocessing
    J Reid Spears
    Heart and Vascular Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Drive, Charleston, SC, 29425 2260
    Acad Radiol 21:318-24. 2014
    ..To investigate the impact of iterative reconstruction in image space (IRIS) on image noise, image quality (IQ), and postprocessing at coronary computed tomography angiography (cCTA) compared to traditional filtered back-projection (FBP)...
  26. pmc Measurement of coronary calcium scores or exercise testing as initial screening tool in asymptomatic subjects with ST-T changes on the resting ECG: an evaluation study
    Christiane A Geluk
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 7:19. 2007
    ..However, it is not clear which test should be preferred as initial diagnostic test. We evaluated the prevalence of documented coronary artery disease (CAD) according to calcium scores and exercise test results...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc A practical approach to radiological evaluation of CT lung cancer screening examinations
    Xueqian Xie
    Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands Department of Radiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cancer Imaging 13:391-9. 2013
    ..In this review, a practical approach to the radiological evaluation of CT lung cancer screening examinations is described. ..
  30. doi request reprint Atherosclerotic plaque burden in cocaine users with acute chest pain: analysis by coronary computed tomography angiography
    Ullrich Ebersberger
    Heart and Vascular Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Atherosclerosis 229:443-8. 2013
    ..7 ± 33.3 mm(3) versus 25.6 ± 12.6 mm(3), P < 0.05). Thus, cocaine users tend to have more pronounced coronary atherosclerosis compared to patients without cocaine use at the time of presentation with acute chest pain...
  31. ncbi request reprint Dobutamine stress MRI. Part II. Risk stratification with dobutamine cardiovascular magnetic resonance in patients suspected of myocardial ischemia
    Dirkjan Kuijpers
    Department of Radiology and Cardiology, State University and Academic Hospital Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 14:2046-52. 2004
    ..The cardiovascular occurrence-free survival rate was 96.2%. In patients suspected of myocardial ischemia, dobutamine-CMR is able to assess risk levels for coronary events with high accuracy...
  32. doi request reprint Association of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and smoking status with bone density and vertebral fractures in male lung cancer screening participants
    Werner U de Jong
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Bone Miner Res 29:2224-9. 2014
    ..Fractures are more common in current smokers, who also have lower bone density. We could not confirm that COPD is independently associated with vertebral fractures...
  33. doi request reprint Computed tomographic characteristics of interval and post screen carcinomas in lung cancer screening
    Ernst Th Scholten
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 25:81-8. 2015
    ..To analyse computed tomography (CT) findings of interval and post-screen carcinomas in lung cancer screening...
  34. doi request reprint The impact of radiologists' expertise on screen results decisions in a CT lung cancer screening trial
    Marjolein A Heuvelmans
    Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 25:792-9. 2015
    ..To evaluate the impact of radiological expertise on screen result decisions in a CT lung cancer screening trial...
  35. 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...
  36. 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)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Interplatform reproducibility of CT coronary calcium scoring software
    Markus Weininger
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 25 Courtenay Dr, MSC 226, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Radiology 265:70-7. 2012
    ..To investigate whether coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring performed on three different workstations generates comparable and thus vendor-independent results...
  38. doi request reprint CT of coronary heart disease: Part 1, CT of myocardial infarction, ischemia, and viability
    Rozemarijn Vliegenthart
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Dr, Charleston, SC 29425 2260, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 198:531-47. 2012
    ..This article reviews the CT-based approaches aimed at the assessment of myocardial infarction, ischemia, and viability described in the recent literature...
  39. doi request reprint Intermodel agreement of myocardial blood flow estimation from stress-rest myocardial perfusion magnetic resonance imaging in patients with coronary artery disease
    Astri Handayani
    From the Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands CMI NEN and Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands and Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
    Invest Radiol 50:275-82. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the intermodel agreement of different magnetic resonance myocardial perfusion models and evaluate their correspondence to stenosis diameter...
  40. doi request reprint Hemodynamic significance of coronary stenosis by vessel attenuation measurement on CT compared with adenosine perfusion MRI
    Martijn A M den Dekker
    From the Department of Radiology, Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, Department of Cardiology, and Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Radiol 84:92-9. 2015
    ..We assessed the association between corrected contrast opacification (CCO) based on coronary computed tomography angiography (cCTA) and inducible ischemia by adenosine perfusion magnetic resonance imaging (APMR)...
  41. doi request reprint Closing in on the K edge: coronary CT angiography at 100, 80, and 70 kV-initial comparison of a second- versus a third-generation dual-source CT system
    Mathias Meyer
    From the Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine M M, H H, S S, S O S, T H and 1st Department of Medicine R L, M B, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC U J S Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands R V and Imaging and Therapy Division, Siemens Healthcare, Forchheim, Germany C L, T A
    Radiology 273:373-82. 2014
    ....
  42. 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)...
  43. pmc Accuracy of dual-energy computed tomography for the measurement of iodine concentration using cardiac CT protocols: validation in a phantom model
    James D Koonce
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Drive, Charleston, SC, 29425 2260, USA
    Eur Radiol 24:512-8. 2014
    ..To assess the accuracy of dual-energy CT (DECT) for the quantification of iodine concentrations in a thoracic phantom across various cardiac DECT protocols and simulated patient sizes...
  44. doi request reprint Radiation dose and image quality at high-pitch CT angiography of the aorta: intraindividual and interindividual comparisons with conventional CT angiography
    Paul Apfaltrer
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Dr, MSC 226, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:1402-9. 2012
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate radiation dose and quantitative image quality parameters at high-pitch CT angiography (CTA) of the aorta compared with conventional CTA...
  45. doi request reprint Coronary CT angiography versus conventional cardiac angiography for therapeutic decision making in patients with high likelihood of coronary artery disease
    Antonio Moscariello
    Heart and Vascular Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Dr, Charleston, SC 29425 2260, USA
    Radiology 265:385-92. 2012
    ....
  46. 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...
  47. doi request reprint Correction of lumen contrast-enhancement influence on non-calcified coronary atherosclerotic plaque quantification on CT
    Wisnumurti Kristanto
    Department of Radiology, Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30001, 9700RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 31:429-36. 2015
    ..With this correction, a more accurate determination of vessel wall composition can be made. ..
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. pmc Semi-automatic quantification of subsolid pulmonary nodules: comparison with manual measurements
    Ernst Th Scholten
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands Department of Radiology, Kennemer Gasthuis, Haarlem, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e80249. 2013
    ..SSNs were previously quantified with time-consuming manual measurements. The aim of the present study is to test the feasibility of semi-automatic SSNs measurements and to compare the results to the manual measurements...
  51. 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...
  52. pmc A meta analysis and hierarchical classification of HU-based atherosclerotic plaque characterization criteria
    Wisnumurti Kristanto
    Department of Radiology, Center for Medical Imaging North East, Netherlands, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e73460. 2013
    ..The present study aims to systematically analyze these values and empirically derive a hierarchical classification of the HU-based criteria which can be referred in clinical situation...
  53. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive assessment of coronary calcification
    Rozemarijn Vliegenthart
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:1063-72. 2004
    ..Whether measurement of coronary calcification also increases the predictive power of coronary events based on cardiovascular risk factors is topic of current research...
  54. doi request reprint Contributions of the European trials (European randomized screening group) in computed tomography lung cancer screening
    Marjolein A Heuvelmans
    Department of Radiology, Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Thorac Imaging 30:101-7. 2015
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Absolute Versus Relative Myocardial Blood Flow by Dynamic CT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Patients With Anatomic Coronary Artery Disease
    Julian L Wichmann
    1 Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Dr, MSC 226, Charleston, SC 29425
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 205:W67-72. 2015
    ....
  56. 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
    ....
  57. pmc Skin autofluorescence, a non-invasive marker for AGE accumulation, is associated with the degree of atherosclerosis
    Martijn A M den Dekker
    Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands Department of Radiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e83084. 2013
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    Dirkjan Kuijpers
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Circulation 107:1592-7. 2003
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