D S Berman

Summary

Affiliation: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Phase II safety and clinical comparison with single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging for detection of coronary artery disease: flurpiridaz F 18 positron emission tomography
    Daniel S Berman
    Departments of Imaging and Medicine, The Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:469-77. 2013
  2. pmc Comparison of the atherosclerotic burden among asymptomatic patients vs matched volunteers
    Alan Rozanski
    Division of Cardiology, St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, 10025, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 18:291-8. 2011
  3. pmc Assessment of the relationship between stenosis severity and distribution of coronary artery stenoses on multislice computed tomographic angiography and myocardial ischemia detected by single photon emission computed tomography
    Balaji K Tamarappoo
    Department of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Room 1258, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:791-802. 2010
  4. pmc Comparison of long-term mortality risk following normal exercise vs adenosine myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Alan Rozanski
    Division of Cardiology, St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:999-1008. 2010
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Stress thallium-201/rest technetium-99m sequential dual isotope high-speed myocardial perfusion imaging
    Daniel S Berman
    Department of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:273-82. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint SPECT/PET myocardial perfusion imaging versus coronary CT angiography in patients with known or suspected CAD
    D S Berman
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, CSMC Burns and Allen Research Institute, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 54:177-200. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of hemodynamic response to adenosine in patients older than age 55 years undergoing vasodilator stress myocardial perfusion study
    Aiden Abidov
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Taper Building, Room 1258, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Circulation 107:2894-9. 2003

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  1. doi request reprint Phase II safety and clinical comparison with single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging for detection of coronary artery disease: flurpiridaz F 18 positron emission tomography
    Daniel S Berman
    Departments of Imaging and Medicine, The Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:469-77. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Comparison of the atherosclerotic burden among asymptomatic patients vs matched volunteers
    Alan Rozanski
    Division of Cardiology, St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, 10025, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 18:291-8. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Assessment of the relationship between stenosis severity and distribution of coronary artery stenoses on multislice computed tomographic angiography and myocardial ischemia detected by single photon emission computed tomography
    Balaji K Tamarappoo
    Department of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Room 1258, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:791-802. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the relationship between stenosis severity assessed by CCTA and ischemia on SPECT-MPI...
  4. pmc Comparison of long-term mortality risk following normal exercise vs adenosine myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Alan Rozanski
    Division of Cardiology, St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:999-1008. 2010
    ..While this difference is attributed to greater age and co-morbidities, it is not known whether these tests also differ in prognostic ability among patients with similar clinical profiles...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Stress thallium-201/rest technetium-99m sequential dual isotope high-speed myocardial perfusion imaging
    Daniel S Berman
    Department of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:273-82. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint SPECT/PET myocardial perfusion imaging versus coronary CT angiography in patients with known or suspected CAD
    D S Berman
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, CSMC Burns and Allen Research Institute, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 54:177-200. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of hemodynamic response to adenosine in patients older than age 55 years undergoing vasodilator stress myocardial perfusion study
    Aiden Abidov
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Taper Building, Room 1258, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Circulation 107:2894-9. 2003
    ..The prognostic importance of various hemodynamic responses to adenosine infusion in patients undergoing adenosine stress myocardial perfusion stress (MPS) has not been defined...
  11. ncbi request reprint Fourth annual Mario S. Verani, MD Memorial Lecture: noninvasive imaging in coronary artery disease: changing roles, changing players
    Daniel S Berman
    Department of Imaging, Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:457-73. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Prognostic validation of a 17-segment score derived from a 20-segment score for myocardial perfusion SPECT interpretation
    Daniel S Berman
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:414-23. 2004
    ..Methods to convert databases from previous 20- to new 17-segment data and criteria for abnormality for the 17-segment scores are needed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship between stress-induced myocardial ischemia and atherosclerosis measured by coronary calcium tomography
    Daniel S Berman
    Department of Imaging, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:923-30. 2004
    ....
  14. 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
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparative prognostic value of automatic quantitative analysis versus semiquantitative visual analysis of exercise myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography
    D S Berman
    Department of Imaging, CSMC Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:1987-95. 1998
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Underestimation of extent of ischemia by gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with left main coronary artery disease
    Daniel S Berman
    Department of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 14:521-8. 2007
    ..There have been limited data regarding the value of gated single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) for the detection of left main coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nuclear cardiology and electron-beam computed tomography: competitive or complementary?
    D S Berman
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center Burns and Allen Research Institute, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am J Cardiol 88:51E-55E. 2001
    ..In answering the second question, on the basis of currently available data, the EBCT and nuclear cardiology studies appear to be operating in a complementary fashion...
  18. ncbi request reprint Roles of nuclear cardiology, cardiac computed tomography, and cardiac magnetic resonance: assessment of patients with 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 47:74-82. 2006
    ..While CT and CMR are likely to grow considerably in diagnostic evaluation over the next several years, MPS and PET will continue to be very valuable techniques for this purpose...
  19. pmc Quantitative assessment of myocardial perfusion abnormality on SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging is more reproducible than expert visual analysis
    Daniel S Berman
    Department of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Room 1258, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 16:45-53. 2009
    ..Few studies have addressed whether quantitative SPECT MPI assessment would be more reproducible for this application...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prediction of myocardial infarction versus cardiac death by gated myocardial perfusion SPECT: risk stratification by the amount of stress-induced ischemia and the poststress ejection fraction
    T Sharir
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Imaging, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles 90048-1865, USA
    J Nucl Med 42:831-7. 2001
    ..Integration of perfusion and function data improves stratification of patients into low, intermediate, and high risk of CD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Serial changes on quantitative myocardial perfusion SPECT in patients undergoing revascularization or conservative therapy
    D S Berman
    Department of Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine, and Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90048
    J Nucl Cardiol 8:428-37. 2001
    ..The purpose of this observational study was to assess the long-term effects of revascularization or conservative therapy on serial quantitative myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Quantitative assessment of motion artifacts and validation of a new motion-correction program for myocardial perfusion SPECT
    N Matsumoto
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Imaging, Cedars-Sinai Mediical Center, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, 90048, USA
    J Nucl Med 42:687-94. 2001
    ..Application of an automatic motion-correction algorithm effectively decreases motion artifacts on myocardial perfusion SPECT images...
  24. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of regional motion and thickening by gated myocardial perfusion SPECT: normal heterogeneity and criteria for abnormality
    T Sharir
    Department of Imaging, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Nucl Med 42:1630-8. 2001
    ..The assignment of segment-specific threshold values for defining motion and thickening abnormalities provided reasonably accurate identification and grading of regional myocardial dysfunction...
  25. ncbi request reprint Automatic quantitation of regional myocardial wall motion and thickening from gated technetium-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography
    G Germano
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 30:1360-7. 1997
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of combined prone and supine acquisitions in patients with equivocal or abnormal supine myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Sean W Hayes
    Department of Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Nucl Med 44:1633-40. 2003
    ..The prognostic implications of MPS obtained in both prone and supine positions in patients with perfusion defects on supine MPS were evaluated...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predicting therapeutic benefit from myocardial revascularization procedures: are measurements of both resting left ventricular ejection fraction and stress-induced myocardial ischemia necessary?
    Rory Hachamovitch
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:768-78. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that ejection fraction (EF) best predicts cardiovascular death but only measures of ischemia predict relative survival benefit from revascularization compared with medical therapy...
  28. 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)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessment of diastolic function using 16-frame 99mTc-sestamibi gated myocardial perfusion SPECT: normal values
    Cigdem Akincioglu
    Department of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Nucl Med 46:1102-8. 2005
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Thoracic aortic calcium versus coronary artery calcium for the prediction of coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease events
    Nathan D Wong
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:319-26. 2009
    ..This study compared the ability of coronary artery calcium (CAC) and thoracic aortic calcium (TAC) to predict coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) events...
  31. ncbi request reprint Are shades of gray prognostically useful in reporting myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography?
    Aiden Abidov
    Department of Imaging and the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2:290-8. 2009
    ..The prognostic value of expressing levels of certainty compared with a dichotomous normal/abnormal classification or categories for summed stress scores is unclear...
  32. ncbi request reprint When to stress patients after coronary artery bypass surgery? Risk stratification in patients early and late post-CABG using stress myocardial perfusion SPECT: implications of appropriate clinical strategies
    M J Zellweger
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:144-52. 2001
    ..The study compared the prognostic significance of myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) (MPS) in patients early and late after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the short-term survival benefit associated with revascularization compared with medical therapy in patients with no prior coronary artery disease undergoing stress myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography
    Rory Hachamovitch
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    Circulation 107:2900-7. 2003
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Threshold, incidence, and predictors of prognostically high-risk silent ischemia in asymptomatic patients without prior diagnosis of coronary artery disease
    Michael J Zellweger
    Department of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 16:193-200. 2009
    ..Little is known about incidence, threshold, and predictors of prognostically relevant silent ischemia (SI). The aim was to study these three aspects of silent coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  35. 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)...
  36. ncbi 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Quantitative single-photon emission computed tomography imaging
    Guido Germano
    Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Program, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, A047N, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:136-42. 2005
    ..This article describes the many quantitative cardiac SPECT measurements available today, defining them in terms of validation, practical use, and limitations...
  38. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and diabetes are associated with an increased likelihood of inducible myocardial ischemia among patients with subclinical atherosclerosis
    Nathan D Wong
    Director of Cardiac Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Bldg, Room 1258, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1445-50. 2005
    ..Because metabolic syndrome contributes to atherosclerosis, we assessed whether it also influences the relationship between CAC levels and myocardial ischemia...
  39. ncbi request reprint Applications and software techniques for integrated cardiac multimodality imaging
    Piotr J Slomka
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:27-41. 2008
    ..In this review, we present the latest approaches for integration of cardiac images from multiple modalities...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cost-effective applications of cardiac computed tomography in coronary artery disease
    James K Min
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 520 E 70th Street, K415, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:43-55. 2008
    ..In this review, we discuss basic principles underlying economic efficiency analyses of medical products, using computed tomography in coronary artery disease as a case in point...
  41. doi request reprint Myeloperoxidase, subclinical atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular disease events
    Nathan D Wong
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:1093-9. 2009
    ..We evaluated whether myeloperoxidase (MPO) predicts future cardiovascular disease (CVD) events in asymptomatic adults and whether subclinical atherosclerosis may affect this relation...
  42. doi request reprint Coronary artery calcium scoring using a reduced tube voltage and radiation dose protocol with dual-source computed tomography
    Ryo Nakazato
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Taper Building Room 1258, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:394-400. 2009
    ..Technical advances to minimize radiation exposure because of imaging are in accord with the "as low as reasonably achievable" principle...
  43. ncbi request reprint Nonlinear registration of serial coronary CT angiography (CCTA) for assessment of changes in atherosclerotic plaque
    Jonghye Woo
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Med Phys 37:885-96. 2010
    ..To this end, the authors aimed at developing a fully automatic nonlinear volume coregistration for longitudinal CCTA scan pairs...
  44. pmc Pericardial fat burden on ECG-gated noncontrast CT in asymptomatic patients who subsequently experience adverse cardiovascular events
    Victor Y Cheng
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:352-60. 2010
    ..We aimed to evaluate whether pericardial fat has value in predicting the risk of future adverse cardiovascular outcomes...
  45. ncbi request reprint The incremental prognostic value of percentage of heart rate reserve achieved over myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography in the prediction of cardiac death and all-cause mortality: superiority over 85% of maximal age-predicted he
    Babak Azarbal
    Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:423-30. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether chronotropic incompetence (CI) adds incremental value in predicting cardiac death (CD) and all-cause mortality and to determine which marker of CI is superior...
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint Added value of rest to stress study for recognition of artifacts in perfusion cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Louise E J Thomson
    Department of Imaging, and Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 9:733-40. 2007
    ..The objective was to determine whether rest perfusion (RP) adds to stress perfusion (SP) and late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) for detection of impaired coronary flow reserve...
  48. ncbi request reprint Quantitation in gated perfusion SPECT imaging: the Cedars-Sinai approach
    Guido Germano
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 14:433-54. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Direct quantitative in vivo comparison of calcified atherosclerotic plaque on vascular MRI and CT by multimodality image registration
    Damini Dey
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 23:345-54. 2006
    ..To investigate direct volumetric in vivo correspondence of calcified atherosclerotic plaque lesions in MRI and CT images of the thoracic aorta by multimodality image registration and fusion...
  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 Combined supine and prone quantitative myocardial perfusion SPECT: method development and clinical validation in patients with no known coronary artery disease
    Hidetaka Nishina
    Department of Imaging and CSMC Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Nucl Med 47:51-8. 2006
    ..However, the diagnostic value of prone imaging alone or combined acquisition has not been previously described using quantitative analysis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of myocardial perfusion SPECT versus exercise electrocardiography in patients with ST-segment depression on resting electrocardiography
    Andrea De Lorenzo
    Department of Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 12:655-61. 2005
    ..The value of exercise-induced ST-segment depression for the prognostic evaluation of patients with 1 mm of ST depression or greater on the resting electrocardiogram is controversial...
  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 Transient ischemic dilation ratio of the left ventricle is a significant predictor of future cardiac events in patients with otherwise normal myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Aiden Abidov
    Department of Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1818-25. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the prognostic value of transient ischemic dilation (TID) of the left ventricle (LV) in patients with normal stress myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (MPS)...
  55. pmc Automated quality control for segmentation of myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Yuan Xu
    Departments of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Nucl Med 50:1418-26. 2009
    ..We have developed a technique to automatically detect these failures for both nongated and gated studies...
  56. ncbi request reprint Is there a referral bias against catheterization of patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction? Influence of ejection fraction and inducible ischemia on post-single-photon emission computed tomography management of patients without a history
    Rory Hachamovitch
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1286-94. 2003
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Aortic size assessment by noncontrast cardiac computed tomography: normal limits by age, gender, and body surface area
    Arik Wolak
    Departments of Imaging, CSMC Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:200-9. 2008
    ..To determine normal limits for ascending and descending thoracic aorta diameters in a large population of asymptomatic, low-risk adult subjects...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography
    Aiden Abidov
    Departments of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine and Medicine Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1062-70. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Image quality and artifacts in coronary CT angiography with dual-source CT: initial clinical experience
    Damini Dey
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Taper Building, A1258, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2:105-14. 2008
    ..We aimed to characterize artifacts observed in a routine clinical coronary CT angiography (CCTA) performed by a dual-source CT (DSCT) scanner (Definition; Siemens Medical Solutions)...
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Integration of automatically measured transient ischemic dilation ratio into interpretation of adenosine stress myocardial perfusion SPECT for detection of severe and extensive CAD
    Aiden Abidov
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Nucl Med 45:1999-2007. 2004
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular stress response and coronary artery disease: evidence of an adverse postmenopausal effect in women
    C N Bairey Merz
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90048, USA
    Am Heart J 135:881-7. 1998
    ..To test the hypothesis that postmenopausal women demonstrate greater vascular instability, measured by enhanced cardiovascular stress responses during mental stress, compared with men and premenopausal women...
  63. ncbi request reprint Validation of left ventricular volume measurements by gated SPECT 99mTc-labeled sestamibi imaging
    A E Iskandrian
    Division of Cardiology, MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 5:574-8. 1998
    ..This study examined the reliability of gated SPECT sestamibi imaging in measuring LV end-diastolic volume (EDV), end-systolic volume (ESV), and stroke volume (SV)...
  64. ncbi request reprint Association of mitral annulus calcification, aortic valve sclerosis and aortic root calcification with abnormal myocardial perfusion single photon emission tomography in subjects age < or =65 years old
    D S Jeon
    Division of Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1988-93. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: When coronary risk factors are also taken into consideration, the presence of multiple calcium deposits in the mitral annulus, aortic valve or aortic root appears to be a marker of CAD in men < or =55 years old and women...
  65. ncbi request reprint Nuclear imaging in acute cardiac care
    S E Bingham
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
    Cardiol Clin 9:733-59. 1991
    ..This information is valuable to clinicians in streamlining diagnostic and therapeutic decision-making for critically ill cardiac patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular shape index assessed by gated stress myocardial perfusion SPECT: initial description of a new variable
    Aiden Abidov
    Department of Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:652-9. 2006
    ....
  67. doi request reprint Moving beyond binary grading of coronary arterial stenoses on coronary computed tomographic angiography: insights for the imager and referring clinician
    Victor Cheng
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:460-71. 2008
    ..We evaluated the technical and clinical utility of visual 5-point coronary stenosis grading on coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA)...
  68. ncbi request reprint New frontiers in risk stratification using stress myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography
    Rory Hachamovitch
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 18:494-502. 2003
    ..The purpose of this review is to review the recent published literature since 2002 for studies using stress myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography for determination of the prognostic value of testing...
  69. pmc Improved quantification and normal limits for myocardial perfusion stress-rest change
    Mithun Prasad
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Nucl Med 51:204-9. 2010
    ..We aimed to improve the quantification of myocardial perfusion stress-rest changes in myocardial perfusion SPECT (MPS) studies for the optimal automatic detection of ischemia and coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Use of atropine in patients with submaximal heart rate during exercise myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Andrea De Lorenzo
    Department of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 10:51-5. 2003
    ..Although commonly used to increase heart rate (HR) during dobutamine stress, the administration of atropine for patients failing to achieve 85% of MPHR during exercise performed for MPS is still infrequent...
  71. pmc Quantification of 3D regional myocardial wall thickening from gated magnetic resonance images
    Mithun Prasad
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 31:317-27. 2010
    ..To develop 3D quantitative measures of regional myocardial wall motion and thickening using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and to validate them by comparison to standard visual scoring assessment...
  72. ncbi request reprint Repeatability of automatic left ventricular cavity volume measurements from myocardial perfusion SPECT
    G Germano
    Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Department of Radiological Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 5:477-83. 1998
    ....
  73. doi request reprint Automated 3-dimensional quantification of noncalcified and calcified coronary plaque from coronary CT angiography
    Damini Dey
    Departments of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Taper Building, A238, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:372-82. 2009
    ..We aimed to develop an automated algorithm (APQ) for accurate volumetric quantification of non-calcified (NCP) and calcified plaque (CP) from coronary CT angiography (CCTA)...
  74. pmc Impact of carbohydrate restriction with and without fatty acid loading on myocardial 18F-FDG uptake during PET: A randomized controlled trial
    Victor Y Cheng
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:286-91. 2010
    ..We compared myocardial (18)F-FDG uptake in patients randomized to LC, HFLC, and unrestricted (UR) preparations prior to (18)F-FDG-PET...
  75. ncbi request reprint Predicting success of prospective and retrospective gating with dual-source coronary computed tomography angiography: development of selection criteria and initial experience
    Ariel Gutstein
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2:81-90. 2008
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint "Motion-frozen" display and quantification of myocardial perfusion
    Piotr J Slomka
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Nucl Med 45:1128-34. 2004
    ..To improve the image quality and accuracy of gated MPS we propose to eliminate the influence of cardiac LV motion in the display and quantification by a novel "motion-frozen" (MF) technique...
  77. ncbi request reprint Quantification of serial changes in myocardial perfusion
    Piotr J Slomka
    Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Program, Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Nucl Med 45:1978-80. 2004
  78. ncbi request reprint Prognostic relevance of symptoms versus objective evidence of coronary artery disease in diabetic patients
    Michael J Zellweger
    Departments of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eur Heart J 25:543-50. 2004
    ..We therefore assessed the incidence of scintigraphic evidence of CAD in diabetic patients without known CAD and the impact of symptoms and scintigraphic findings on prognosis...
  79. ncbi request reprint Patient motion correction for multiplanar, multi-breath-hold cardiac cine MR imaging
    Piotr J Slomka
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, A047 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 25:965-73. 2007
    ..To correct for spatial misregistration of multi-breath-hold short-axis (SA), two-chamber (2CH), and four-chamber (4CH) cine cardiac MR (CMR) images caused by respiratory and patient motion...
  80. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of dyspnea in patients referred for cardiac stress testing
    Aiden Abidov
    Department of Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1889-98. 2005
    ..Although dyspnea is a common symptom, there has been only limited investigation of its prognostic significance among patients referred for cardiac evaluation...
  81. ncbi request reprint Modern nuclear cardiac imaging in diagnosis and clinical management of patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    A Abidov
    Department of Cardiac Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 52:505-19. 2004
    ..A risk-benefit approach to MPS results is proposed, with principal focus on identifying patients at risk for major cardiac events who may benefit from myocardial revascularization...
  82. doi request reprint Coronary computed tomography angiography for the evaluation of patients with acute chest pain
    R Rajani
    Department of Cardiac Computed Tomography, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 65:1267-73. 2011
    ....
  83. 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
    ....
  84. 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
    ....
  85. 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...
  86. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and subclinical atherosclerosis assessed by coronary calcium
    Nathan D Wong
    Heart Disease Prevention Program, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1547-53. 2003
    ..We compared the prevalence and extent of coronary artery calcium (CAC) among persons with the metabolic syndrome (MetS), diabetes, and neither condition...
  87. 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
  88. ncbi request reprint Transient ischemic dilation ratio: a universal high-risk diagnostic marker in myocardial perfusion imaging
    Aiden Abidov
    J Nucl Cardiol 14:497-500. 2007
  89. 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
  90. 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
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcium scanning: Clinical paradigms for cardiac risk assessment and treatment
    Harvey S Hecht
    Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am Heart J 151:1139-46. 2006
    ..Physician awareness of this technology and its appropriate uses and limitations is crucial to appropriate use...
  92. 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
    ....
  93. 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)...
  94. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography coronary calcium screening and myocardial perfusion imaging
    Paolo Raggi
    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 12:96-103. 2005
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Automatic detection and size quantification of infarcts by myocardial perfusion SPECT: clinical validation by delayed-enhancement MRI
    Piotr J Slomka
    Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Program, Departments of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Nucl Med 46:728-35. 2005
    ..We aimed to validate the accuracy of a new automated myocardial perfusion SPECT quantification based on normal limits for detection and sizing of infarcts, using delayed-enhancement MRI (DE-MRI) as a gold standard...
  96. ncbi request reprint Complementary roles of coronary calcium scanning and myocardial perfusion SPECT
    Daniel S Berman
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:379-81. 2004
  97. ncbi request reprint Social network and coronary artery calcification in asymptomatic individuals
    Willem J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:343-52. 2005
    ..Psychosocial factors are associated with the development of coronary artery disease. However, studies examining psychosocial factors as risk indicators for coronary artery calcification (CAC) have been inconclusive...
  98. ncbi request reprint Male anorgasmia treated with oxytocin
    Waguih William Ishak
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center Psychiatry, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Sex Med 5:1022-4. 2008
    ..Results. Oxytocin was effective in restoring ejaculation. Conclusions. A case of treatment-resistant male anorgasmia was successfully treated with intracoital administration of intranasal oxytocin...
  99. ncbi request reprint Influence of angiographic collateral circulation on myocardial perfusion in patients with chronic total occlusion of a single coronary artery and no prior myocardial infarction
    Fatma Aboul-Enein
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Nucl Med 45:950-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the influence of the Rentrop angiographic grading of coronary collaterals on myocardial perfusion in patients with single-vessel chronic total occlusion (CTO) and no prior myocardial infarction (MI)...