Frederick L Ruberg

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the morbidity and mortality of wild-type and V122I mutant transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy: the Transthyretin Amyloidosis Cardiac Study (TRACS)
    Frederick L Ruberg
    Amyloid Treatment and Research Program, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am Heart J 164:222-228.e1. 2012
  2. pmc Diagnostic and prognostic utility of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in light-chain cardiac amyloidosis
    Frederick L Ruberg
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:544-9. 2009
  3. pmc The relationship of ectopic lipid accumulation to cardiac and vascular function in obesity and metabolic syndrome
    Frederick L Ruberg
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1116-21. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Myocardial lipid accumulation in the diabetic heart
    Frederick L Ruberg
    C 8 Section of Cardiology, Boston Medical Center, 88 E Newton St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Circulation 116:1110-2. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint An intracardiac accessory thyroid gland
    Frederick L Ruberg
    Section of Cardiology, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:926-8. 2006
  6. doi request reprint In vivo detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque by MRI in a rabbit model
    Alkystis Phinikaridou
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:323-32. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Light-chain amyloidosis with echocardiographic features of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Danya L Dinwoodey
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:674-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Multiple arterial and venous thromboembolic complications in AL amyloidosis and cardiac involvement: a case report and literature review
    Benjamin Freeman
    Section of Hematology and Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Amyloid 19:156-60. 2012
  9. pmc Identification of atherosclerotic lipid deposits by diffusion-weighted imaging
    Ye Qiao
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:1440-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of pericardial fat upon left ventricular function in obese females: evidence of a site-specific effect
    Ning Hua
    The Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 16:37. 2014

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the morbidity and mortality of wild-type and V122I mutant transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy: the Transthyretin Amyloidosis Cardiac Study (TRACS)
    Frederick L Ruberg
    Amyloid Treatment and Research Program, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am Heart J 164:222-228.e1. 2012
    ..Prospective data are lacking in the most common TTR mutation, V122I, present in approximately 3.5% of African Americans...
  2. pmc Diagnostic and prognostic utility of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in light-chain cardiac amyloidosis
    Frederick L Ruberg
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:544-9. 2009
    ..LGE is strongly correlated with heart failure severity as assessed by BNP...
  3. pmc The relationship of ectopic lipid accumulation to cardiac and vascular function in obesity and metabolic syndrome
    Frederick L Ruberg
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1116-21. 2010
    ..Site-specific functional abnormalities were observed for pericardial but not periaortic lipid. These findings underscore the utility of MRI to assess individual differences in ectopic lipid that are not predictable from BMI...
  4. ncbi request reprint Myocardial lipid accumulation in the diabetic heart
    Frederick L Ruberg
    C 8 Section of Cardiology, Boston Medical Center, 88 E Newton St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Circulation 116:1110-2. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint An intracardiac accessory thyroid gland
    Frederick L Ruberg
    Section of Cardiology, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:926-8. 2006
    ..The patient was clinically and biochemically euthyroid. Six months after excision, an iodine-123 whole-body uptake and scan demonstrated no residual ectopic thyroid tissue...
  6. doi request reprint In vivo detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque by MRI in a rabbit model
    Alkystis Phinikaridou
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:323-32. 2010
    ..We used a rabbit model of controlled atherothrombosis to test whether in vivo MRI can noninvasively distinguish between plaques that disrupt after pharmacological triggering (vulnerable) and those that do not (stable)...
  7. doi request reprint Light-chain amyloidosis with echocardiographic features of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Danya L Dinwoodey
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:674-6. 2008
    ..In conclusion, awareness of this overlap in echocardiographic presentation may permit more accurate diagnosis, particularly at early stages of amyloid disease, when more treatment options exist...
  8. doi request reprint Multiple arterial and venous thromboembolic complications in AL amyloidosis and cardiac involvement: a case report and literature review
    Benjamin Freeman
    Section of Hematology and Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Amyloid 19:156-60. 2012
    ..A literature review of thrombembolic complications in patients with amyloidosis is presented...
  9. pmc Identification of atherosclerotic lipid deposits by diffusion-weighted imaging
    Ye Qiao
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:1440-6. 2007
    ..Our goal was to achieve accurate detection of mobile lipids by a single magnetic resonance imaging sequence...
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of pericardial fat upon left ventricular function in obese females: evidence of a site-specific effect
    Ning Hua
    The Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 16:37. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that if local effects dominate, left ventricular (LV) function would be most strongly associated with pericardial fat that surrounds the left rather than the right ventricle (RV)...
  11. doi request reprint Myocardial infarction with "clean coronaries" caused by amyloid light-chain AL amyloidosis: a case report and literature review
    Stephanie B Tsai
    Amyloid Treatment and Research Program, Boston Medical Center, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
    Amyloid 18:160-4. 2011
    ..Contemporary testing should aim to detect both forms of cardiac amyloidosis, which may impact management and prognosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Identification of cholesteryl esters in human carotid atherosclerosis by ex vivo image-guided proton MRS
    Frederick L Ruberg
    Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Evans Department of Medicine and Section of Cardiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Lipid Res 47:310-7. 2006
    ..This procedure may permit the noninvasive detection and quantification of CE in atherosclerotic plaque in vivo...
  13. doi request reprint Pericardial fat, visceral abdominal fat, cardiovascular disease risk factors, and vascular calcification in a community-based sample: the Framingham Heart Study
    Guido A Rosito
    Cardiac MR CT PET Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Circulation 117:605-13. 2008
    ..Correlations with cardiovascular disease risk factors and vascular calcification in a community-based sample are lacking. We sought to examine associations between pericardial fat, metabolic risk factors, and vascular calcification...
  14. pmc Persistent left superior vena cava: a case report and review of literature
    Sandeep K Goyal
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 6:50. 2008
    ..Incidental notation of a dilated coronary sinus on echocardiography should raise the suspicion of PLSVC. The diagnosis should be confirmed by saline contrast echocardiography...
  15. ncbi request reprint Newer cardiac imaging techniques: multidetector CT angiography
    Ravin Davidoff
    Section of Cardiology, Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Insur Med 38:116-25. 2006
    ..MDCT does not provide information on atheroma morphology. Given these limitations, MDCT coronary angiography utilization will grow, and it will prove to be a useful tool in specific situations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cardiac amyloidosis: evolving approach to diagnosis and management
    Hans K Meier-Ewert
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine and Amyloid Treatment and Research Program, Boston University School of Medicine, C 8, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA, 02118, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 13:528-42. 2011
    ..For familial amyloid derived from variant TTR, liver transplantation is the one validated treatment; however, small molecule therapeutic agents now in clinical trials appear capable of slowing or halting TTR amyloid deposition...
  17. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Diaphragmatic motion during Cheyne-Stokes respiration by navigator magnetic resonance imaging
    Frederick L Ruberg
    Evans Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Circulation 112:e132. 2005