James K Min

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Affiliation: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Age- and sex-related differences in all-cause mortality risk based on coronary computed tomography angiography findings results from the International Multicenter CONFIRM (Coronary CT Angiography Evaluation for Clinical Outcomes: An International Multicen
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:849-60. 2011
  2. pmc Differences in prevalence, extent, severity, and prognosis of coronary artery disease among patients with and without diabetes undergoing coronary computed tomography angiography: results from 10,110 individuals from the CONFIRM (COronary CT Angiography E
    Jamal S Rana
    Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1787-94. 2012
  3. doi Incremental prognostic value of coronary computed tomographic angiography over coronary artery calcium score for risk prediction of major adverse cardiac events in asymptomatic diabetic individuals
    James K Min
    Department of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College and The NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 232:298-304. 2014
  4. ncbi Rationale and design of the ViCTORY (Validation of an Intracycle CT Motion CORrection Algorithm for Diagnostic AccuracY) trial
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine and Imaging and Biomedical Sciences, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute and Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, S Mark Taper Building Room 1253, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 7:200-6. 2013
  5. pmc All-cause mortality benefit of coronary revascularization vs. medical therapy in patients without known coronary artery disease undergoing coronary computed tomographic angiography: results from CONFIRM (COronary CT Angiography EvaluatioN For Clinical Out
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine, Imaging, and Biomedical Sciences, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd, S Taper Building 1258, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Eur Heart J 33:3088-97. 2012
  6. ncbi Effect of image quality on diagnostic accuracy of noninvasive fractional flow reserve: results from the prospective multicenter international DISCOVER-FLOW study
    James K Min
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 6:191-9. 2012
  7. ncbi Usefulness of noninvasive fractional flow reserve computed from coronary computed tomographic angiograms for intermediate stenoses confirmed by quantitative coronary angiography
    James K Min
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:971-6. 2012
  8. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of fractional flow reserve from anatomic CT angiography
    James K Min
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute and David Geffen University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    JAMA 308:1237-45. 2012
  9. doi Rationale and design of the DeFACTO (Determination of Fractional Flow Reserve by Anatomic Computed Tomographic AngiOgraphy) study
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine, Imaging, and Biomedical Sciences, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:301-9. 2011
  10. pmc Body mass index and the prevalence, severity, and risk of coronary artery disease: an international multicentre study of 13,874 patients
    Troy M LaBounty
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd, S Mark Taper Bldg, Rm 1253, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:456-63. 2013

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Publications88

  1. ncbi Age- and sex-related differences in all-cause mortality risk based on coronary computed tomography angiography findings results from the International Multicenter CONFIRM (Coronary CT Angiography Evaluation for Clinical Outcomes: An International Multicen
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:849-60. 2011
    ..We examined mortality in relation to coronary artery disease (CAD) as assessed by ≥64-detector row coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA)...
  2. pmc Differences in prevalence, extent, severity, and prognosis of coronary artery disease among patients with and without diabetes undergoing coronary computed tomography angiography: results from 10,110 individuals from the CONFIRM (COronary CT Angiography E
    Jamal S Rana
    Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1787-94. 2012
    ..We examined the prevalence, extent, severity, and prognosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) in individuals with and without diabetes (DM) who are similar in CAD risk factors...
  3. doi Incremental prognostic value of coronary computed tomographic angiography over coronary artery calcium score for risk prediction of major adverse cardiac events in asymptomatic diabetic individuals
    James K Min
    Department of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College and The NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 232:298-304. 2014
    ..Whether CCTA-detected CAD enables improved risk assessment of asymptomatic diabetic individuals beyond clinical risk factors and coronary artery calcium scoring (CACS) remains unexplored...
  4. ncbi Rationale and design of the ViCTORY (Validation of an Intracycle CT Motion CORrection Algorithm for Diagnostic AccuracY) trial
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine and Imaging and Biomedical Sciences, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute and Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, S Mark Taper Building Room 1253, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 7:200-6. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc All-cause mortality benefit of coronary revascularization vs. medical therapy in patients without known coronary artery disease undergoing coronary computed tomographic angiography: results from CONFIRM (COronary CT Angiography EvaluatioN For Clinical Out
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine, Imaging, and Biomedical Sciences, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd, S Taper Building 1258, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Eur Heart J 33:3088-97. 2012
    ..To date, the therapeutic benefit of revascularization vs. medical therapy for stable individuals undergoing invasive coronary angiography (ICA) based upon coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) findings has not been examined...
  6. ncbi Effect of image quality on diagnostic accuracy of noninvasive fractional flow reserve: results from the prospective multicenter international DISCOVER-FLOW study
    James K Min
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 6:191-9. 2012
    ..Fractional flow reserve calculated from coronary CT (FFR(CT)) is a novel method for determining lesion-specific ischemia...
  7. ncbi Usefulness of noninvasive fractional flow reserve computed from coronary computed tomographic angiograms for intermediate stenoses confirmed by quantitative coronary angiography
    James K Min
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:971-6. 2012
    ..03 ± 0.12, p = 0.054). In conclusion, FFR(CT) is a novel noninvasive method for diagnosis of lesion-specific ischemia of coronary lesions of intermediate stenosis severity...
  8. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of fractional flow reserve from anatomic CT angiography
    James K Min
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute and David Geffen University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    JAMA 308:1237-45. 2012
    ..Noninvasive FFR computed from CT (FFR(CT)) is a novel method for determining the physiologic significance of coronary artery disease (CAD), but its ability to identify ischemia has not been adequately examined to date...
  9. doi Rationale and design of the DeFACTO (Determination of Fractional Flow Reserve by Anatomic Computed Tomographic AngiOgraphy) study
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine, Imaging, and Biomedical Sciences, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:301-9. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Body mass index and the prevalence, severity, and risk of coronary artery disease: an international multicentre study of 13,874 patients
    Troy M LaBounty
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd, S Mark Taper Bldg, Rm 1253, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:456-63. 2013
    ..We examined the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and the presence, extent, severity, and risk of CAD in patients referred for coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA)...
  11. doi Cardiac chamber volumes, function, and mass as determined by 64-multidetector row computed tomography: mean values among healthy adults free of hypertension and obesity
    Fay Y Lin
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:782-6. 2008
    ..We derived mean values for cardiac dimensions, volumes, function, and mass in a normotensive nonobese population free of cardiovascular disease...
  12. doi Impact of family history of coronary artery disease in young individuals (from the CONFIRM registry)
    Yuka Otaki
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:1081-6. 2013
    ..Compared with other clinical CAD risk factors, positive FH in young patients is the strongest clinical predictor of future unheralded myocardial infarction...
  13. pmc Performance of the traditional age, sex, and angina typicality-based approach for estimating pretest probability of angiographically significant coronary artery disease in patients undergoing coronary computed tomographic angiography: results from the mul
    Victor Y Cheng
    Heart Institute and Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Circulation 124:2423-32, 1-8. 2011
    ..Reliability of guideline probabilities has not been investigated in patients referred to noninvasive CAD testing...
  14. doi Rationale and design of the CONFIRM (COronary CT Angiography EvaluatioN For Clinical Outcomes: An InteRnational Multicenter) Registry
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College and the New York Presbyterian Hospital, 520 E 70th Street, Starr Pavilion, K415, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:84-92. 2011
    ..The primary aim of CONFIRM is to determine the prognostic value of CCTA findings for the prediction of future adverse CAD events...
  15. ncbi Assessment of the thoracic aorta by multidetector computed tomography: age- and sex-specific reference values in adults without evident cardiovascular disease
    Fay Y Lin
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021 USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2:298-308. 2008
    ..Reference values for aortic diameters in anatomically correct double-oblique short axis images have not been established with the use of electrocardiogram (ECG)-gated 64-detector row multidetector CT (MDCT)...
  16. doi What have we learned from CONFIRM? Prognostic implications from a prospective multicenter international observational cohort study of consecutive patients undergoing coronary computed tomographic angiography
    Yuka Otaki
    Department of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:787-95. 2012
    ..This article summarizes the current status of several studies from CONFIRM registry...
  17. doi Aggregate plaque volume by coronary computed tomography angiography is superior and incremental to luminal narrowing for diagnosis of ischemic lesions of intermediate stenosis severity
    Ryo Nakazato
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:460-7. 2013
    ....
  18. doi Mortality risk as a function of the ratio of pulmonary trunk to ascending aorta diameter in patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    Rine Nakanishi
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:1259-63. 2013
    ....
  19. doi Relationship of dyspnea vs. typical angina to coronary artery disease severity, burden, composition and location on coronary CT angiography
    Rine Nakanishi
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 230:61-6. 2013
    ..TypAng to adverse measures of CAD prognosis-including severity, burden, composition, and myocardium at risk-has not been examined...
  20. doi Stress-induced ST-segment deviation in relation to the presence and severity of coronary artery disease in patients with normal myocardial perfusion imaging
    Jonathan W Weinsaft
    Greenberg Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 20:41-9. 2009
    ....
  21. doi Contrast-enhanced anatomic imaging as compared to contrast-enhanced tissue characterization for detection of left ventricular thrombus
    Jonathan W Weinsaft
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:969-79. 2009
    ..This study sought to compare contrast-enhanced anatomic imaging and contrast-enhanced tissue characterization (delayed-enhancement cardiac magnetic resonance [DE-CMR]) for left ventricular (LV) thrombus detection...
  22. doi Mortality risk in symptomatic patients with nonobstructive coronary artery disease: a prospective 2-center study of 2,583 patients undergoing 64-detector row coronary computed tomographic angiography
    Fay Y Lin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:510-9. 2011
    ..We examined mortality risk in relation to extent and composition of nonobstructive plaques by 64-detector row coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA)...
  23. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of coronary computed tomography angiography as interpreted on a mobile handheld phone device
    Troy M LaBounty
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:482-90. 2010
    ....
  24. doi Relationship of low- and high-density lipoproteins to coronary artery plaque composition by CT angiography
    Ryo Nakazato
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute and Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 7:83-90. 2013
    ..The association between lipoprotein levels and coronary plaque composition is not well understood...
  25. doi Relationship of coronary artery plaque composition to coronary artery stenosis severity: results from the prospective multicenter ACCURACY trial
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine, Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Weill Cornell Medical College and the New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, United States
    Atherosclerosis 219:573-8. 2011
    ....
  26. pmc Impact of diastolic dysfunction severity on global left ventricular volumetric filling - assessment by automated segmentation of routine cine cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Dorinna D Mendoza
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, NY, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 12:46. 2010
    ..To examine relationships between severity of echocardiography (echo) -evidenced diastolic dysfunction (DD) and volumetric filling by automated processing of routine cine cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR)...
  27. pmc Relationship of epicardial fat volume to coronary plaque, severe coronary stenosis, and high-risk coronary plaque features assessed by coronary CT angiography
    Ronak Rajani
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 7:125-32. 2013
    ..Associations of epicardial fat volume (EFV) measured on noncontrast cardiac CT (NCT) include coronary plaque, myocardial ischemia, and adverse cardiac events...
  28. doi Relation of plaque characteristics defined by coronary computed tomographic angiography to ST-segment depression and impaired functional capacity during exercise treadmill testing in patients suspected of having coronary heart disease
    Fay Y Lin
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University and The New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:50-8. 2009
    ..30, 95% CI 1.05 to 1.61). In conclusion, measures of plaque on CCTA identify patients more likely to have STD and higher risk DTS, while providing incremental diagnostic yield for the detection of obstructive CAD beyond ETT...
  29. doi Automated segmentation of routine clinical cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for assessment of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction
    Keigo Kawaji
    Department of Radiology and the Division of Cardiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2:476-84. 2009
    ..This study tested performance of a novel CMR segmentation algorithm (LV-METRIC) for automated assessment of diastolic function...
  30. doi 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)...
  31. doi Statins use and coronary artery plaque composition: results from the International Multicenter CONFIRM Registry
    Ryo Nakazato
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute and Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 225:148-53. 2012
    ..We evaluated the association of statin use to coronary plaque composition type in patients without known coronary artery disease (CAD) undergoing CCTA...
  32. doi Impact of coronary computed tomographic angiography findings on the medical treatment and control of coronary artery disease and its risk factors
    Troy M LaBounty
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:873-7. 2009
    ..8 mg/dl per grade, p = 0.04), and diastolic BP (-1.4 mm Hg per grade, p = 0.03), but not systolic BP. In conclusion, greater CAD severity on CCTA is associated with enhanced medical treatment and improved control of CAD risk factors...
  33. doi Comparative value of coronary artery calcium and multiple blood biomarkers for prognostication of cardiovascular events
    Jamal S Rana
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1449-53. 2012
    ..In conclusion, in this study of asymptomatic subjects without known CVD, addition of CAC but not biomarkers substantially improved risk reclassification for future CVD events beyond traditional risk factors...
  34. ncbi 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)...
  35. doi Coronary CT angiography versus myocardial perfusion imaging for near-term quality of life, cost and radiation exposure: a prospective multicenter randomized pilot trial
    James K Min
    Heart Institute, Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 6:274-83. 2012
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  36. doi Effect of padding duration on radiation dose and image interpretation in prospectively ECG-triggered coronary CT angiography
    Troy M LaBounty
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Weill Cornell Medical College New York Presbyterian Hospital, 520 E 70th St, Starr Pavilion, 4th Fl, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:933-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of padding duration on image interpretability and its incident effect on radiation dose...
  37. ncbi Extent and severity of coronary artery disease by coronary CT angiography is associated with elevated left ventricular diastolic pressures and worsening diastolic function
    Fay Y Lin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Starr 415, 525 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065, USA Division of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 7:289-96.e1. 2013
    ..Patients with flow-limiting coronary stenoses exhibit elevated left ventricular end-diastolic pressure (LVEDP) and abnormal left ventricular (LV) relaxation...
  38. doi Quantification and characterisation of coronary artery plaque volume and adverse plaque features by coronary computed tomographic angiography: a direct comparison to intravascular ultrasound
    Ryo Nakazato
    Departments of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine and Medicine Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, S Mark Taper Building, Suite 1258, Los Angeles, CA, 90048, USA
    Eur Radiol 23:2109-17. 2013
    ..We evaluated the performance of manual measures of coronary plaque volumes and atherosclerotic plaque features from coronary CT angiography (CTA), using intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) as the reference...
  39. doi The prognostic value of multidetector coronary CT angiography for the prediction of major adverse cardiovascular events: a multicenter observational cohort study
    James K Min
    The Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, K415, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:721-8. 2010
    ..Importantly, a negative CCTA portends an extremely low risk for incidence MACE...
  40. ncbi Rapid and accurate left ventricular chamber quantification using a novel CMR segmentation algorithm: a clinical validation study
    Noel C F Codella
    Department of Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 31:845-53. 2010
    ..To evaluate the clinical performance of a novel automated left ventricle (LV) segmentation algorithm (LV-METRIC) that involves no geometric assumptions...
  41. ncbi Comparison of cardiac computed tomographic angiography to transesophageal echocardiography for evaluation of patients with native valvular heart disease
    Troy M LaBounty
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1421-8. 2009
    ..The ability of CCTA to provide comprehensive assessment of valvular function is variable...
  42. doi Sex comparison of diagnostic accuracy of 64-multidetector row coronary computed tomographic angiography: results from the multicenter ACCURACY trial
    Janet C Tsang
    Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, 1124 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 6:246-51. 2012
    ..Coronary computed tomographic angiography (CTA) is a validated method for detection and exclusion of obstructive coronary artery stenosis...
  43. doi Epicardial fat volume and concurrent presence of both myocardial ischemia and obstructive coronary artery disease
    Ryo Nakazato
    Department of Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Medicine Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Atherosclerosis 221:422-6. 2012
    ..Epicardial fat volume (EFV) is linked to cardiovascular event risk. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether EFV is independently related to concurrent presence of both myocardial ischemia and obstructive coronary stenosis...
  44. ncbi Effect of a standardized quality-improvement protocol on radiation dose in coronary computed tomographic angiography
    Troy M LaBounty
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Weill Cornell Medical College at New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1663-7. 2010
    ..01). In conclusion, a quality improvement protocol for CCTA incorporating multiple dose reduction techniques permits significant radiation dose reduction and may improve the safety profile of CCTA...
  45. doi Automated knowledge-based detection of nonobstructive and obstructive arterial lesions from coronary CT angiography
    Dongwoo Kang
    Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Med Phys 40:041912. 2013
    ..The authors aimed to develop a robust, automated algorithm for unsupervised computer detection of coronary artery lesions...
  46. doi The present state of coronary computed tomography angiography a process in evolution
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine and Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:957-65. 2010
    ..These points may trigger discussion as to what future studies will be both necessary and feasible for determining the exact role of CCTA in the workup of patients with suspected CAD...
  47. doi Determinants of coronary calcium conversion among patients with a normal coronary calcium scan: what is the "warranty period" for remaining normal?
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine and Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1110-7. 2010
    ..This study identified the incidence and predictors of conversion of a normal to abnormal coronary artery calcium (CAC) scan during serial CAC scanning over 5 years...
  48. doi Nonobstructive coronary artery disease as detected by 64-detector row cardiac computed tomographic angiography is associated with increased left ventricular mass
    Fay Y Lin
    Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital, 520 E 70th Street, K415, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:158-64. 2011
    ..While increased LVM predicts mortality and is associated with obstructive CAD, the relationship of LVM with non-obstructive CAD is unknown...
  49. doi What is the optimal number of readers needed to achieve high diagnostic accuracy in coronary computed tomographic angiography? A comparison of alternate reader combinations
    Troy M LaBounty
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Weill Cornell Medical College at New York Presbyterian Hospital, 520 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 4:384-90. 2010
    ..Prior trials used different numbers of interpreters, and the optimal number to detect CAD is unknown...
  50. ncbi The association between erectile dysfunction and peripheral arterial disease as determined by screening ankle-brachial index testing
    Tamar S Polonsky
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, USA
    Atherosclerosis 207:440-4. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that ED is a marker for previously undiagnosed PAD, and thus ED may identify men who would benefit from screening ankle-brachial index (ABI)...
  51. doi Coronary CT angiography of patients with a normal body mass index using 80 kVp versus 100 kVp: a prospective, multicenter, multivendor randomized trial
    Troy M LaBounty
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:W860-7. 2011
    ..We determined the effect of reduced 80-kVp tube voltage on the radiation dose and image quality of coronary CT angiography (CTA) in patients with a normal body mass index (BMI)...
  52. doi Differences in episode-based care costs for multidetector computed tomographic coronary angiography versus myocardial perfusion imaging for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease
    James K Min
    The Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Med Econ 11:327-40. 2008
    ..Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) is a novel method for diagnosis and prognosis of coronary artery disease (CAD). The opportunity costs that favour MDCT over other CAD diagnostic methods is currently unknown...
  53. doi Post-CABG coronary CT angiography: radiation dose and graft image quality in retrospective versus prospective ECG gating
    J Levi Chazen
    Department of Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:1122-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare effective radiation doses between prospective and retrospective electrocardiographic gating during coronary computed tomographic angiography for coronary artery bypass grafting evaluation...
  54. doi Diagnostic performance of 64-multidetector row coronary computed tomographic angiography for evaluation of coronary artery stenosis in individuals without known coronary artery disease: results from the prospective multicenter ACCURACY (Assessment by Coro
    Matthew J Budoff
    Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1724-32. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of electrocardiographically gated 64-multidetector row coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) in individuals without known coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  55. doi Periprocedural safety of 64-detector row coronary computed tomographic angiography: results from the prospective multicenter ACCURACY trial
    George W Bell
    Department of Medicine, Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10128, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 4:375-80. 2010
    ..To date, the periprocedural safety of CCTA is unknown...
  56. ncbi Optimizing image contrast display improves quantitative stenosis measurement in heavily calcified coronary arterial segments on coronary CT angiography: A proof-of-concept and comparison to quantitative invasive coronary angiography
    Haim Shmilovich
    Department of Medicine and Cardiac Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Taper Building No 1258, Los Angeles, CA 90048 Electronic address
    Acad Radiol 21:797-804. 2014
    ..We sought to evaluate the impact of modifying window level on reducing blooming artifact, and its impact on stenosis quantification...
  57. ncbi Comparison of findings on stress myocardial perfusion imaging in men with versus without erectile dysfunction and without prior heart disease
    R Parker Ward
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:502-5. 2008
    ..In conclusion, in men without known coronary artery disease referred for stress MPI testing, ED is associated with adverse prognostic indicators at MPI testing including coronary artery disease and high-risk MPI findings...
  58. doi Does coronary CT angiography improve risk stratification over coronary calcium scoring in symptomatic patients with suspected coronary artery disease? Results from the prospective multicenter international CONFIRM registry
    Mouaz H Al-Mallah
    Department of Medicine, Wayne State University, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 15:267-74. 2014
    ..Whether CCTA findings of CAD add an incremental prognostic value over CAC in symptomatic individuals has not been extensively studied...
  59. ncbi 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...
  60. ncbi Assessment of cardiac volumes by multidetector computed tomography
    Fay Y Lin
    The Department of Medicine and Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2:256-62. 2008
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  61. ncbi The right sided great vessels by cardiac multidetector computed tomography: normative reference values among healthy adults free of cardiopulmonary disease, hypertension, and obesity
    Fay Y Lin
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 520 E 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:981-7. 2009
    ..We sought to derive normative reference values for the thoracic great vessels using multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in a healthy normotensive non-obese population free of cardiovascular disease...
  62. doi Evaluation of myocarditis with delayed-enhancement computed tomography
    Kelly Axsom
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:409-11. 2009
    ..Delayed-enhancement CCTA has potential utility for simultaneous evaluation of coronary arteries and myocardial inflammation in suspected myocarditis...
  63. doi Impact of an automated multimodality point-of-order decision support tool on rates of appropriate testing and clinical decision making for individuals with suspected coronary artery disease: a prospective multicenter study
    Fay Y Lin
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:308-16. 2013
    ..This study sought to evaluate the impact of a multimodality-appropriate use criteria decision support tool (AUC-DST) on rates of appropriate testing and clinical decision making...
  64. doi Effect of a standardized radiation dose reduction protocol on diagnostic accuracy of coronary computed tomographic angiography
    Troy M LaBounty
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:287-92. 2010
    ..80) by segment. In conclusion, a standardized dose-decrease protocol for coronary computed tomographic angiography decreases radiation dose without affecting diagnostic performance...
  65. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of coronary CT angiography versus myocardial perfusion SPECT for evaluation of patients with chest pain and no known coronary artery disease
    James K Min
    Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and The New York Presbyterian Hospital, 520 E 70th St, Room K415, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 254:801-8. 2010
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  66. doi Within-hospital and 30-day outcomes in 107,994 patients undergoing invasive coronary angiography with different low-osmolar iodinated contrast media
    Troy M LaBounty
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1594-9. 2012
    ..1% vs 0.1%, p = 0.52). In conclusion, for patients undergoing ICA and/or PCI exposed to alternate LOCM, in-hospital death, need for hemodialysis, or readmission for CIN are uncommon, with no apparent clinical advantage among LOCM agents...
  67. doi Multidetector row computed tomography for identification of left atrial appendage filling defects in patients undergoing pulmonary vein isolation for treatment of atrial fibrillation: comparison with transesophageal echocardiography
    Apoor Patel
    Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:253-60. 2008
    ..Findings on TEE, including demonstration of LAA thrombus and dense nonclearing spontaneous echocardiographic contrast (SEC), predict future fatal and nonfatal thromboembolic events...
  68. doi Effects of papillary muscles and trabeculae on left ventricular quantification: increased impact of methodological variability in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy
    Matthew Janik
    Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Hypertens 26:1677-85. 2008
    ..This study investigated the contribution of papillary muscles and trabeculae to left ventricular quantification in relation to the presence and pattern of hypertrophy...
  69. doi Cardiologist concordance with the American College of Cardiology appropriate use criteria for cardiac testing in patients with coronary artery disease
    Fay Y Lin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:337-44. 2012
    ..Active clinical interpretation of a procedure contributes most to increased procedure preference...
  70. ncbi Incremental prognostic significance of left ventricular dysfunction to coronary artery disease detection by 64-detector row coronary computed tomographic angiography for the prediction of all-cause mortality: results from a two-centre study of 5330 patien
    James K Min
    The Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Eur Heart J 31:1212-9. 2010
    ..Coronary computed tomographic angiographic measures of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) to add incremental prognostic value beyond CAD detection have not been examined...
  71. doi Costs and clinical outcomes after coronary multidetector CT angiography in patients without known coronary artery disease: comparison to myocardial perfusion SPECT
    James K Min
    Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 520 E 70th St, K415, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 249:62-70. 2008
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  72. doi Computational fluid dynamics applied to cardiac computed tomography for noninvasive quantification of fractional flow reserve: scientific basis
    Charles A Taylor
    HeartFlow, Inc, Redwood City, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:2233-41. 2013
    ..Given the significant interest in this novel method for determining the physiological significance of coronary artery disease, we herein present a review on the scientific principles that underlie this technology...
  73. doi Role of coronary artery calcium score and coronary CT angiography in the diagnosis and risk stratification of individuals with suspected coronary artery disease
    Sean R Wilson
    Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 13:271-9. 2011
    ..A growing body of literature has developed detailing the valuable prognostic utility of these tests in the management of patients and how they may 1 day be used to complement current risk prediction models...
  74. ncbi Left ventricular papillary muscles and trabeculae are significant determinants of cardiac MRI volumetric measurements: effects on clinical standards in patients with advanced systolic dysfunction
    Jonathan W Weinsaft
    Greenberg Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Cardiol 126:359-65. 2008
    ..Quantitative effects and clinical implications of this methodological difference in patients with systolic dysfunction are unknown...
  75. ncbi Diagnostic impact of SPECT image display on assessment of obstructive coronary artery disease
    Jonathan W Weinsaft
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 14:659-68. 2007
    ..Although various image displays are available for single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) interpretation, the effects of display differences on SPECT interpretation remain undetermined...
  76. ncbi 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...
  77. doi The prognostic value of cardiac computed tomographic angiography
    Fay Y Lin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY 10021, USA
    Cardiol Clin 27:573-85. 2009
    ..This article reviews current and emerging concepts in the prognostic value of cardiac CT angiography...
  78. ncbi Coronary CT angiography: clinical utility and prognosis
    James K Min
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 520 East 70th Street, K415, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 11:47-53. 2009
    ..Furthermore, we propose a suggested algorithm for its use in daily clinical practice...
  79. pmc Detection of acute reperfusion myocardial hemorrhage with cardiac MR imaging: T2 versus T2
    Avinash Kali
    Biomedical Imaging Research Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences, and Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, PACT Bldg Suite 800, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, Calif 90048 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Calif Québec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Radiology 269:387-95. 2013
    ..To evaluate T2 and T2* changes in acute reperfused hemorrhagic and nonhemorrhagic myocardial infarctions and to determine which technique is more suitable in the detection of intramyocardial hemorrhage at 1.5 T...
  80. doi Non-invasive measurement of coronary plaque from coronary CT angiography and its clinical implications
    Damini Dey
    Biomedical Imaging Research Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 11:1067-77. 2013
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize current methods for quantitative measurement of atherosclerotic plaque features from coronary CTA and to discuss their clinical implications...
  81. doi Coronary CT angiography can be used as a substitute for coronary angiography in patients with significant LV dysfunction
    Rine Nakanishi
    Department of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:498-503. 2013
    ..The benefits of CCTA in evaluation of select individuals with heart failure will be summarized in this article...
  82. ncbi Thrombus-in-transit: two cases and a review of diagnosis and management
    Dipak P Shah
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:1219.e6-8. 2007
  83. doi Impact of image analysis methodology on diagnostic and surgical classification of patients with thoracic aortic aneurysms
    Dorinna D Mendoza
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:904-12. 2011
    ..For patients with thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA), aortic size on imaging is widely used to guide clinical decision making. This study examined the impact of methodological variance on aortic quantification...
  84. pmc Prognostic utility of coronary computed tomographic angiography
    Yuka Otaki
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA Electronic address
    Indian Heart J 65:300-10. 2013
    ..The goal of the present article is to summarize the current status of the prognostic utility of CCTA findings of CAD. ..
  85. ncbi Prediction of coronary heart disease by erectile dysfunction in men referred for nuclear stress testing
    James K Min
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:201-6. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between ED and coronary heart disease in men referred for MPS...
  86. doi Aortic annular sizing for transcatheter aortic valve replacement using cross-sectional 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography
    Hasan Jilaihawi
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:908-16. 2013
    ..This study compared cross-sectional three-dimensional (3D) transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) to two-dimensional (2D) TEE as methods for predicting aortic regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)...
  87. ncbi Comprehensive evaluation of atrial septal defects in individuals undergoing percutaneous repair by 64-detector row computed tomography
    Christopher L Gade
    The Greenberg 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
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:397-404. 2007
    ..Multidetector computed tomography may play an essential role in individuals with atrial septal defects undergoing percutaneous transcatheter closure...