Leslee J Shaw

Summary

Affiliation: Atlanta Cardiovascular Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of screening for cardiovascular disease with measures of coronary calcium
    Leslee J Shaw
    Atlanta Cardiovascular Research Institute, GA 30342, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 46:171-84. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of gender on risk stratification by exercise and dobutamine stress echocardiography: long-term mortality in 4234 women and 6898 men
    Leslee J Shaw
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, 5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur Heart J 26:447-56. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of normal exercise and adenosine (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin SPECT imaging: results from the multicenter registry of 4,728 patients
    Leslee J Shaw
    Atlanta Cardiovascular Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia 30342, USA
    J Nucl Med 44:134-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of gated myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Leslee J Shaw
    Atlanta Cardiovascular Research Institute, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:171-85. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Induced cardiovascular procedural costs and resource consumption patterns after coronary artery calcium screening: results from the EISNER (Early Identification of Subclinical Atherosclerosis by Noninvasive Imaging Research) study
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:1258-67. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Prognostic accuracy of B-natriuretic peptide measurements and coronary artery calcium in asymptomatic subjects (from the Early Identification of Subclinical Atherosclerosis by Noninvasive Imaging Research [EISNER] study)
    Leslee J Shaw
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1245-50. 2009
  7. pmc Importance of socioeconomic status as a predictor of cardiovascular outcome and costs of care in women with suspected myocardial ischemia. Results from the National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute-sponsored Women's Ischemia
    Leslee J Shaw
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1081-92. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Coronary artery calcium to predict all-cause mortality in elderly men and women
    Paolo Raggi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:17-23. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Baseline stress myocardial perfusion imaging results and outcomes in patients with stable ischemic heart disease randomized to optimal medical therapy with or without percutaneous coronary intervention
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Am Heart J 164:243-50. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Impact of ethnicity and gender differences on angiographic coronary artery disease prevalence and in-hospital mortality in the American College of Cardiology-National Cardiovascular Data Registry
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory Program in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research and Epidemiology, 1256 Briarcliff Rd NE, Suite 1 N, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 117:1787-801. 2008

Detail Information

Publications94

  1. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of screening for cardiovascular disease with measures of coronary calcium
    Leslee J Shaw
    Atlanta Cardiovascular Research Institute, GA 30342, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 46:171-84. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of gender on risk stratification by exercise and dobutamine stress echocardiography: long-term mortality in 4234 women and 6898 men
    Leslee J Shaw
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, 5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur Heart J 26:447-56. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine 5-year mortality in 4234 women and 6898 men undergoing exercise or dobutamine stress echocardiography at three hospitals...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of normal exercise and adenosine (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin SPECT imaging: results from the multicenter registry of 4,728 patients
    Leslee J Shaw
    Atlanta Cardiovascular Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia 30342, USA
    J Nucl Med 44:134-9. 2003
    ..A total of 4,728 consecutively tested patients who underwent stress (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin SPECT at 5 U.S. hospitals were included in this series...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of gated myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Leslee J Shaw
    Atlanta Cardiovascular Research Institute, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:171-85. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Induced cardiovascular procedural costs and resource consumption patterns after coronary artery calcium screening: results from the EISNER (Early Identification of Subclinical Atherosclerosis by Noninvasive Imaging Research) study
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:1258-67. 2009
    ..We prospectively evaluated procedural costs and resource consumption patterns in the EISNER (Early Identification of Subclinical Atherosclerosis by Noninvasive Imaging Research) study after coronary calcium (CAC) measurements...
  6. doi request reprint Prognostic accuracy of B-natriuretic peptide measurements and coronary artery calcium in asymptomatic subjects (from the Early Identification of Subclinical Atherosclerosis by Noninvasive Imaging Research [EISNER] study)
    Leslee J Shaw
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1245-50. 2009
    ..4% and 35.7% of CV events in patients with hypertension and in elderly patients beyond the Framingham risk score. In conclusion, BNP and CAC are independently predictive of CV events...
  7. pmc Importance of socioeconomic status as a predictor of cardiovascular outcome and costs of care in women with suspected myocardial ischemia. Results from the National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute-sponsored Women's Ischemia
    Leslee J Shaw
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1081-92. 2008
    ..For women, who are more likely to live in poverty, defining the clinical and economic impact of socioeconomic factors may aid in defining redistributive policies to improve healthcare quality...
  8. doi request reprint Coronary artery calcium to predict all-cause mortality in elderly men and women
    Paolo Raggi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:17-23. 2008
    ..We sought to study the prognostic utility of coronary artery calcium (CAC) in the elderly...
  9. doi request reprint Baseline stress myocardial perfusion imaging results and outcomes in patients with stable ischemic heart disease randomized to optimal medical therapy with or without percutaneous coronary intervention
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Am Heart J 164:243-50. 2012
    ..The current post hoc substudy analysis examined the relationship between baseline stress myocardial ischemia and clinical outcomes based on randomized treatment assignment...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of ethnicity and gender differences on angiographic coronary artery disease prevalence and in-hospital mortality in the American College of Cardiology-National Cardiovascular Data Registry
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory Program in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research and Epidemiology, 1256 Briarcliff Rd NE, Suite 1 N, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 117:1787-801. 2008
    ..Although populations referred for coronary angiography are increasingly diverse, there is limited information on coronary artery disease (CAD) prevalence and in-hospital mortality other than for predominately white male patients...
  11. doi request reprint Prognostic value of number and site of calcified coronary lesions compared with the total score
    Marcus Williams
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:61-9. 2008
    ..This study sought to evaluate the long-term prognostic value of the number and sites of calcified coronary lesions and to compare the accuracy of number of calcified lesions with the extent of total calcium score...
  12. doi request reprint Improved near-term coronary artery disease risk classification with gated stress myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:1139-48. 2010
    ..We compared analytical approaches to estimate the added value of myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (MPS) variables in estimating coronary artery disease (CAD) outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Coronary computed tomographic angiography as a gatekeeper to invasive diagnostic and surgical procedures: results from the multicenter CONFIRM (Coronary CT Angiography Evaluation for Clinical Outcomes: an International Multicenter) registry
    Leslee J Shaw
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:2103-14. 2012
    ..This study sought to examine patterns of follow-up invasive coronary angiography (ICA) and revascularization (REV) after coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA)...
  14. doi request reprint Sex differences in mortality associated with computed tomographic angiographic measurements of obstructive and nonobstructive coronary artery disease: an exploratory analysis
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University, 1256 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:473-81. 2010
    ..Limited data are available to explore sex differences in prognosis with coronary computed tomographic angiographic (CCTA) measurements of CAD including novel nonobstructive plaque extent...
  15. doi request reprint Imaging for prevention
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30324, USA
    Med Clin North Am 96:103-12. 2012
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  16. doi request reprint Nomograms for estimating coronary artery disease prognosis with gated stress myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, 1462 Clifton Rd NE, Room 530, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:43-52. 2012
    ..Nomograms can be useful tools for estimating coronary artery disease (CAD) risk. We sought to devise risk-based nomograms for stress myocardial perfusion SPECT to include measures of % ischemic myocardium and left ventricular function...
  17. doi request reprint Combined impact of age and estimated glomerular filtration rate on in-hospital mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction (from the American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry)
    Francesca Cardarelli
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:766-71. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Prognosis by coronary computed tomographic angiography: matched comparison with myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography
    Leslee J Shaw
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2:93-101. 2008
    ..The aim of this report was to compare all-cause death rates for 7 CTA subsets, using the Duke prognostic index, compared with percentage of ischemic myocardium by MPS...
  19. ncbi request reprint Depression, the metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk
    Viola Vaccarino
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1256 Briarcliff Road NE, Suite 1 North, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:40-8. 2008
    ..The relationship between depression and the metabolic syndrome is unclear, and whether metabolic syndrome explains the association between depression and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk is unknown...
  20. doi request reprint Cardiovascular imaging research at the crossroads
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:316-24. 2010
    ..In this review, we will discuss current health policy of CV imaging as well as the future of CV imaging-based comparative effectiveness research...
  21. ncbi request reprint Incremental prognostic value of left ventricular function by myocardial ECG-gated FDG PET imaging in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Cesar A Santana
    Department of Radiology, Emory University of School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:542-50. 2004
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Impact of left ventricular function and the extent of ischemia and scar by stress myocardial perfusion imaging on prognosis and therapeutic risk reduction in diabetic patients with coronary artery disease: results from the Bypass Angioplasty Revasculariza
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, 1462 Clifton Rd NE, Room 529, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:658-69. 2012
    ..Comparisons of post-intervention ischemic burden have not been explored but are relevant to treatment decisions. This study examined differences in 1-year stress myocardial perfusion SPECT (MPS) abnormalities by randomized treatment...
  23. doi request reprint Prognostic estimation of coronary artery disease risk with resting perfusion abnormalities and stress ischemia on myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 15:762-73. 2008
    ..Prognosis associated with myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (MPS) abnormalities on the resting scan as it relates to stress ischemia has been incompletely described...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of prognostic usefulness of coronary artery calcium in men versus women (results from a meta- and pooled analysis estimating all-cause mortality and coronary heart disease death or myocardial infarction)
    Antonio Bellasi
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:409-14. 2007
    ..66), suggesting an equivalent ability to risk stratify by gender. In conclusion, this meta- and pooled analysis revealed that CAC screening is equally accurate in stratifying risk in women and men...
  25. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic guidance with coronary artery calcium scoring
    Paolo Raggi
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road NE, AT 504, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 10:60-6. 2008
    ..Coronary artery calcium screening has become a widely used tool to estimate risk in a variety of categories in the general population and is discussed in this review...
  26. pmc Early menopause predicts angina after myocardial infarction
    Susmita Parashar
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Menopause 17:938-45. 2010
    ..It is unknown, however, whether early menopause predicts post-myocardial infarction (MI) angina. We examined whether younger AAM increases risk of post-MI angina...
  27. doi request reprint Importance of residual myocardial ischemia after intervention in the genesis of cardiovascular events among patients with chronic coronary artery disease
    Leslee J Shaw
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 13:280-6. 2011
    ..This review provides a synopsis of available evidence on serial testing and meaningful thresholds for application of paired rest/stress myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography imaging...
  28. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of exercise electrocardiography with or without myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography in women with suspected coronary artery disease: results from the What Is the Optimal Method for Ischemia Evaluation
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30324, USA
    Circulation 124:1239-49. 2011
    ..It remains unclear whether the addition of myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) to the standard ECG exercise treadmill test (ETT) provides incremental information to improve clinical decision making in women with suspected CAD...
  29. doi request reprint Optimal medical therapy with or without percutaneous coronary intervention to reduce ischemic burden: results from the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation (COURAGE) trial nuclear substudy
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 117:1283-91. 2008
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Risk assessment and predictive value of coronary artery disease testing
    Leslee J Shaw
    School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    J Nucl Med 50:1296-306. 2009
    ..Despite a high level of evidence, comparative research is not available across modalities that could definitively drive utilization of cardiac imaging modalities...
  31. ncbi request reprint New insights into ischemic heart disease in women
    Antonio Bellasi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 74:585-94. 2007
    ..Needed is a strategy for detecting and assessing coronary disease specifically in women. This review highlights recent evidence on sex differences in coronary artery disease...
  32. ncbi request reprint Calculation of coronary age using calcium scores in multiple ethnicities
    Gopi K R Sirineni
    Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road NE, AT 504, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:107-11. 2008
    ..This method should allow patients to better understand the prognostic significance of their test results and may ensure a better compliance with preventive regimens...
  33. ncbi request reprint Depression, inflammation, and incident cardiovascular disease in women with suspected coronary ischemia: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-sponsored WISE study
    Viola Vaccarino
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:2044-50. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine prospectively whether inflammation explains the relationship between depression and cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Phosphorus levels are associated with subclinical atherosclerosis in the general population
    Stephen J Onufrak
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United States
    Atherosclerosis 199:424-31. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to examine the association of serum phosphorus level with carotid atherosclerosis in the general population...
  35. doi request reprint Functional versus anatomic imaging in patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Cardiol Clin 27:597-604. 2009
    ..This article reviews the relative value of anatomical versus functional imaging and their complementary role in different clinical scenarios...
  36. pmc Women and ischemic heart disease: evolving knowledge
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory Program in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research and Epidemiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:1561-75. 2009
    ..Continued research is indicated to devise therapeutic regimens to improve symptom burden and reduce risk in women with ischemic heart disease...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of cardiac risk factors and coronary artery calcium screening for all-cause mortality
    Leslee J Shaw
    American Cardiovascular Research Institute, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Radiology 228:826-33. 2003
    ..To develop risk-adjusted multivariable models that included risk factors and coronary calcium scores determined with electron-beam computed tomography (CT) in asymptomatic patients for the prediction of all-cause mortality...
  38. ncbi request reprint Tracking atherosclerosis regression: a clinical tool in preventive cardiology
    Allen Taylor
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 180:1-10. 2005
    ..The current review focuses on the application of these modalities as emerging tools in cardiovascular prevention...
  39. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness and future implications for cardiovascular imaging
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30324, USA
    Can J Cardiol 29:350-7. 2013
    ..Ongoing multicentre registries and clinical trials will further enrich this evidence base with regard to value-based imaging strategies that provide enhanced effectiveness and efficiency resulting in improved patient outcomes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Foreword: cardiovascular disease: diagnostic, prognostic, and measurement paradigms for reducing patient risk
    D Douglas Miller
    Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:S1. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive cardiac imaging
    Jennifer H Mieres
    USA Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Manhasset, New York, USA
    Am Fam Physician 75:1219-28. 2007
    ..Although guidelines can help with treating patients, treatment ultimately should be tailored to each person based on clinical judgment of the a priori risk of a cardiac event, symptoms, and the cardiac risk profile...
  42. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognosis associated with coronary calcification: observations from a registry of 25,253 patients
    Matthew J Budoff
    Harbor UCLA Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1860-70. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery disease: diagnostic and prognostic models for reducing patient risk
    D Douglas Miller
    Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:S2-16; quiz S17-9. 2006
    ..Advances in computer technology have made sophisticated devices, such as the gated SPECT, a routine part of cardiology...
  44. ncbi request reprint Value of multislice computed tomography coronary angiography in suspected coronary artery disease
    Khurram Nasir
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2070-1; author reply 2071. 2007
  45. ncbi request reprint Value of electrocardiographically gated single-photon emission computed tomographic myocardial perfusion scintigraphy in a cohort of symptomatic postmenopausal women
    Jennifer H Mieres
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1096-9. 2007
    ..001). In conclusion, results of this study indicate high diagnostic and prognostic accuracy for MPS in symptomatic postmenopausal women...
  46. ncbi request reprint Insights from the NHLBI-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study: Part II: gender differences in presentation, diagnosis, and outcome with regard to gender-based pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and macrovascular and microvascular cor
    C Noel Bairey Merz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:S21-9. 2006
    ..Additionally, innovative cardiovascular imaging techniques will be discussed. Finally, we identify critical areas of further inquiry needed to advance this new gender-specific IHD understanding into improved outcomes for women...
  47. ncbi request reprint Comparison of atherosclerotic calcification burden in persons with the cardiometabolic syndrome and diabetes
    Nathan D Wong
    Department of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 1:90-4. 2006
    ..52-2.90) for CAC and 1.14 (0.91-1.42), 1.03 (0.77-1.37), 1.03 (0.68-1.54), and 1.41 (1.03-1.92) for TAC. Multiple CMS risk factors are associated with increased CAC, but not TAC; DM with CMS has the highest prevalence of CAC and TAC...
  48. ncbi request reprint Multidetector computed tomography coronary artery plaque predictors of stress-induced myocardial ischemia by SPECT
    Fay Lin
    The Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, United States
    Atherosclerosis 197:700-9. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether anatomic measures of plaque by MDCT predict functional measures of CHD by SPECT and thus, serve as measures of adverse cardiovascular prognosis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the prognostic value of coronary artery calcification for all-cause mortality
    Khurram Nasir
    Cardiac MRI PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:953-60. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Impact of diabetes on the risk stratification using stress single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with symptoms suggestive of coronary artery disease
    Satyendra Giri
    Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, and the Department of Medicine and Nuclear Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Circulation 105:32-40. 2002
    ..Coronary artery disease can develop prematurely and is the leading cause of death among diabetics, making noninvasive risk stratification desirable...
  51. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic strategies for heart disease in women: an update on imaging techniques for optimal management
    Amgad N Makaryus
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, USA
    Cardiol Rev 15:279-87. 2007
    ..In this article we review the literature regarding the diagnostic and prognostic evaluation of coronary artery disease in women with respect to imaging...
  52. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of multidetector coronary computed tomographic angiography for prediction of all-cause mortality
    James K Min
    Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1161-70. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of all-cause death with the coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA)-defined extent and severity of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification in patients with remote prior myocardial infarction using rest-stress myocardial perfusion SPECT: prognostic value and impact on referral to early catheterization
    Michael J Zellweger
    Department of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, The CSMC Burns and Allen Research Institute, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 9:23-32. 2002
    ..Little is known about the prognostic value of myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in patients with remote prior myocardial infarction (MI)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Clinical importance of obesity versus the metabolic syndrome in cardiovascular risk in women: a report from the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) study
    Kevin E Kip
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Circulation 109:706-13. 2004
    ..Both are associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the contribution of obesity to cardiovascular risk, independent of the presence of the metabolic syndrome, remains controversial...
  55. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome modifies the cardiovascular risk associated with angiographic coronary artery disease in women: a report from the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation
    Oscar C Marroquin
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Circulation 109:714-21. 2004
    ..The interrelationship between metabolic status and CAD on cardiovascular risk in women is not known...
  56. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of coronary artery calcium screening in subjects with and without diabetes
    Paolo Raggi
    Section of Cardiology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1663-9. 2004
    ..The study was done to determine the interaction of coronary artery calcium and diabetes mellitus for prediction of all-cause death...
  57. ncbi request reprint Gender-based differences in the prognostic value of coronary calcification
    Paolo Raggi
    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:273-83. 2004
    ..To investigate the use of electron beam tomography (EBT) screening to predict all-cause mortality in a large cohort of asymptomatic women and men...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prognosis in women with myocardial ischemia in the absence of obstructive coronary disease: results from the National Institutes of Health-National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE)
    B Delia Johnson
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Circulation 109:2993-9. 2004
    ..The prognostic implications of these findings are unknown...
  59. ncbi request reprint Screening asymptomatic low-risk individuals for coronary heart disease: issues and controversies
    Leslee J Shaw
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:382-7. 2004
  60. ncbi request reprint Adenosine sestamibi SPECT post-infarction evaluation (INSPIRE) trial: A randomized, prospective multicenter trial evaluating the role of adenosine Tc-99m sestamibi SPECT for assessing risk and therapeutic outcomes in survivors of acute myocardial infarcti
    John J Mahmarian
    The Methodist DeBakey Heart Center and Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2717, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:458-69. 2004
    ..Preliminary studies indicate that adenosine myocardial perfusion single photon tomography (SPECT) can safely and accurately stratify patients into low and high risk groups early after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Comparison of risk stratification with pharmacologic and exercise stress myocardial perfusion imaging: a meta-analysis
    Sachin M Navare
    Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory of the Henry Low Heart Center, Hartford Hospital, St Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:551-61. 2004
    ..Although pharmacologic stress myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) and exercise stress MPI have comparable diagnostic accuracy, their comparative value for risk stratification of patients with known or suspected coronary disease is not known...
  62. ncbi request reprint Technetium 99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion imaging predicts clinical outcome in the community outpatient setting. The Nuclear Utility in the Community (NUC) Study
    Gregory S Thomas
    Mission Internal Medical Group, Mission Viejo, California 92691, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:213-23. 2004
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of coronary artery disease in women
    Rita F Redberg
    Women s Cardiovascular Services, UCSF National Center for Excellence and School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0124, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 46:239-58. 2003
  64. ncbi request reprint The clinical role of stress myocardial perfusion imaging in women with suspected coronary artery disease
    Jennifer H Mieres
    North Shore University Hospital, Division of Cardiology, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 6:27-31. 2004
    ..This review discusses the clinical role of stress MPI in the management of women with suspected CAD...
  65. ncbi request reprint Value of stress myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography in patients with normal resting electrocardiograms: an evaluation of incremental prognostic value and cost-effectiveness
    Rory Hachamovitch
    Department of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    Circulation 105:823-9. 2002
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Myocardial viability testing and impact of revascularization on prognosis in patients with coronary artery disease and left ventricular dysfunction: a meta-analysis
    Kevin C Allman
    Concord Hospital, Concord NSW, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1151-8. 2002
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint A review of electron beam computed tomography: implications for coronary artery disease screening
    Rita F Redberg
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
    Prev Cardiol 5:71-8. 2002
    ..Widespread clinical use of EBCT is not recommended, pending data to establish its efficacy in the role of risk factor reduction and prevention of cardiovascular disease...
  68. ncbi request reprint American Society of Nuclear Cardiology consensus statement: Task Force on Women and Coronary Artery Disease--the role of myocardial perfusion imaging in the clinical evaluation of coronary artery disease in women [correction]
    Jennifer H Mieres
    American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Bethesda, MD 20814 1699, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 10:95-101. 2003
  69. ncbi request reprint Adenosine myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography in women compared with men. Impact of diabetes mellitus on incremental prognostic value and effect on patient management
    Daniel S Berman
    Department of Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine, and CSMC Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1125-33. 2003
    ..This study was designed to assess the incremental prognostic value of adenosine stress myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (MPS) in women versus men, and to explore the prognostic impact of diabetes mellitus...
  70. ncbi request reprint Determinants of risk and its temporal variation in patients with normal stress myocardial perfusion scans: what is the warranty period of a normal scan?
    Rory Hachamovitch
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1329-40. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the predictors of risk and the temporal characteristics of risk associated with normal myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (MPS)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Symptoms, myocardial ischaemia and quality of life in women: results from the NHLBI-sponsored WISE Study
    Marian B Olson
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Eur Heart J 24:1506-14. 2003
    ..Our goal was to evaluate health-related quality of life (QOL) in women undergoing angiography for suspected ischaemia...
  72. ncbi request reprint Progression of coronary calcium on serial electron beam tomographic scanning is greater in patients with future myocardial infarction
    Paolo Raggi
    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Lousiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:827-9. 2003
    ..The yearly mean absolute and percent CVS changes in the 45 patients who had a MI were 147 +/- 152 and 47 +/- 50%, respectively, compared with 63 +/- 128 and 26 +/- 32%, respectively (p <0.001, p = 0.01), in patients without events...
  73. ncbi request reprint The role of myocardial perfusion imaging in special populations: women, diabetics, and heart failure
    Jennifer H Mieres
    Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 35:52-61. 2005
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Clinical indications for cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR): Consensus Panel report
    Dudley J Pennell
    Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 6:727-65. 2004
  75. ncbi request reprint Roles of nuclear cardiology, cardiac computed tomography, and cardiac magnetic resonance: Noninvasive risk stratification and a conceptual framework for the selection of noninvasive imaging tests in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease
    Daniel S Berman
    Department of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Nucl Med 47:1107-18. 2006
    ..We consider it likely that, with an increased emphasis on prevention and a concomitant aging of the population, many forms of noninvasive cardiac imaging will continue to grow, with nuclear cardiology continuing to grow...
  76. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of poststress left ventricular volume and ejection fraction by gated myocardial perfusion SPECT in women and men: gender-related differences in normal limits and outcomes
    Tali Sharir
    Department of Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:495-506. 2006
    ..Whether there are gender differences in the prognostic application of gated myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) has not been assessed...
  77. ncbi request reprint Obesity distribution and reproductive hormone levels in women: a report from the NHLBI-sponsored WISE Study
    Marian B Olson
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:836-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference and the association of obesity distribution with blood estrogen levels (estradiol, bioavailable estradiol, and estrone)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Incremental cost-effectiveness of exercise echocardiography vs. SPECT imaging for the evaluation of stable chest pain
    Leslee J Shaw
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Taper Building, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Eur Heart J 27:2448-58. 2006
    ..The opportunity costs of strategies favouring exercise echocardiography or SPECT imaging have been incompletely evaluated...
  79. ncbi request reprint Comparative use of radionuclide stress testing, coronary artery calcium scanning, and noninvasive coronary angiography for diagnostic and prognostic cardiac assessment
    Daniel S Berman
    Department of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, CSMC Burns and Allen Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 37:2-16. 2007
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint A multinational study to establish the value of early adenosine technetium-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion imaging in identifying a low-risk group for early hospital discharge after acute myocardial infarction
    John J Mahmarian
    Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2448-57. 2006
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint An initial strategy of intensive medical therapy is comparable to that of coronary revascularization for suppression of scintigraphic ischemia in high-risk but stable survivors of acute myocardial infarction
    John J Mahmarian
    Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2458-67. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relative benefit of intensive medical therapy compared with coronary revascularization for suppressing scintigraphic ischemia...
  82. ncbi request reprint Anger, hostility, and cardiac symptoms in women with suspected coronary artery disease: the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study
    David S Krantz
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1214-23. 2006
    ..To determine the relationship of anger and hostility to angiographic coronary artery disease (CAD), symptoms, and functional status among women with suspected CAD...
  83. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk stratification with stress single-photon emission computed tomography technetium-99m tetrofosmin imaging in patients with the metabolic syndrome and diabetes mellitus
    Leslee J Shaw
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1538-44. 2006
    ..In conclusion, cardiovascular prognosis is affected by the degree of metabolic dysfunction, and stress-induced reductions in myocardial perfusion provide an accurate means for near-term risk stratification...
  84. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of gated Tc-99m sestamibi stress myocardial perfusion SPECT with combined supine and prone acquisitions to detect coronary artery disease in obese and nonobese patients
    Daniel S Berman
    Department of Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:191-201. 2006
    ..The diagnostic value of gated myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (MPS) with combined supine and prone acquisitions to detect coronary artery disease (CAD) in obese and nonobese patients has not been defined...
  85. ncbi request reprint Role of noninvasive imaging in asymptomatic high-risk patients
    Leslee J Shaw
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:156-62. 2006
  86. ncbi request reprint Role of noninvasive testing in the clinical evaluation of women with suspected coronary artery disease: Consensus statement from the Cardiac Imaging Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, and the Cardiovascular Imaging and Intervention Committee, Coun
    Jennifer H Mieres
    Circulation 111:682-96. 2005
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the prognostic value of stress technetium-99m tetrofosmin gated single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging
    Leslee J Shaw
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1494-504. 2005
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the differential prognostic value of gated single-photon emission computed tomographic imaging (SPECT) imaging in an ethnically diverse multicenter registry...
  88. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of the duke treadmill score in asymptomatic women
    Martha Gulati
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:369-75. 2005
    ..The role of ST-segment changes and symptoms with stress testing in asymptomatic women does not provide additional prognostic information...
  89. ncbi request reprint Redefining the low-risk patient with significant atherosclerotic disease
    Leslee J Shaw
    J Nucl Cardiol 12:375-7. 2005
  90. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcium as a measure of biologic age
    Leslee J Shaw
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 188:112-9. 2006
    ..Age is assigned a heavy weight in the calculation of the total cardiovascular risk score but often the atherosclerotic disease burden varies from a patient's chronological age...
  91. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of coronary artery calcium screening in asymptomatic smokers and non-smokers
    Leslee J Shaw
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Room 125 4, Taper Building, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Eur Heart J 27:968-75. 2006
    ..Limited data are available on the impact of cigarette smoking on the prognostic value of coronary calcium...
  92. ncbi request reprint The value of estimated functional capacity in estimating outcome: results from the NHBLI-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study
    Leslee J Shaw
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:S36-43. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine the prognostic value of estimated metabolic equivalents (METs) based on self-reported functional capacity by the Duke Activity Status Index (DASI) in symptomatic women...
  93. ncbi request reprint Impact of body mass index on cardiac mortality in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease undergoing myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography
    Xingping Kang
    Department of Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine, and CSMC Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1418-26. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and the prognostic value of myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (MPS)...
  94. ncbi request reprint Assessing mature technology: what is the effect of high-quality risk stratification evidence with exercise echocardiography and single-photon emission computed tomography imaging?
    Leslee J Shaw
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:238-9. 2007