Sandra Simon Halliburton
Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
- Potential clinical impact of variability in the measurement of coronary artery calcification with sequential MDCTSandra S Halliburton
Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Division of Radiology HB6, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:643-8. 2005..The potential clinical impact of variability in the measurement of coronary artery calcification with sequential MDCT was evaluated using Agatston, volume, and mass scoring algorithms...
- State-of-the-art in CT hardware and scan modes for cardiovascular CTSandra Halliburton
Imaging Institute and Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 6:154-63. 2012....
- Cardiovascular imaging with computed tomography: responsible steps to balancing diagnostic yield and radiation exposureSandra S Halliburton
Cardiovascular Imaging, Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:536-40. 2010..However, efforts to promote responsible cardiovascular CT imaging must continue to ensure this is true for every patient...
- Practical tips and tricks in cardiovascular computed tomography: patient preparation for optimization of cardiovascular CT data acquisitionSandra Simon Halliburton
Division of Radiology, Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 1:62-5. 2007..Awareness of scanner limitations and adherence to patient preparation guidelines can significantly improve CT image quality and diagnostic yield...
- Effect of dual-source cardiac computed tomography on patient radiation dose in a clinical setting: comparison to single-source imagingSandra S Halliburton
Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory, Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2:392-400. 2008..The effect of these changes on radiation dose requirements for coronary CT angiography in clinical practice has not been investigated...
- Do segmented reconstruction algorithms for cardiac multi-slice computed tomography improve image quality?Sandra S Halliburton
Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Division of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Herz 28:20-31. 2003..To evaluate segmented reconstruction algorithms for spiral multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT) that use data from two cardiac cycles to improve temporal resolution (tau) for imaging of the heart...
- SCCT guidelines on radiation dose and dose-optimization strategies in cardiovascular CTSandra S Halliburton
Imaging Institute, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, J1 4, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:198-224. 2011....
- Evaluation of left ventricular dysfunction using multiphasic reconstructions of coronary multi-slice computed tomography data in patients with chronic ischemic heart disease: validation against cine magnetic resonance imagingSandra S Halliburton
Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Division of Radiology Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 19:73-83. 2003..The purpose of this work was to determine if multiphasic reconstructions of the same data used for the assessment of CAD could also be used for global functional evaluation of the left ventricle (LV)...
- Recent technologic advances in multi-detector row cardiac CTSandra Simon Halliburton
Imaging Institute, Cardiovascular Imaging, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Cardiol Clin 27:655-64. 2009..Some improvement in tissue differentiation has been achieved with dual energy CT. This article discusses these recent technical advances in detail...
- Noninvasive quantification of coronary artery calcification: methods and prognostic valueSandra S Halliburton
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
Cleve Clin J Med 69:S6-11. 2002
- Contrast enhancement of coronary atherosclerotic plaque: a high-resolution, multidetector-row computed tomography study of pressure-perfused, human ex-vivo coronary arteriesSandra S Halliburton
Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Division of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Coron Artery Dis 17:553-60. 2006..The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of contrast injection on atherosclerotic coronary plaque attenuation measured using multidetector-row computed tomography...
- Patient-specific contrast injection protocols for cardiovascular multidetector row computed tomographyUma D Numburi
Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, USA
J Comput Assist Tomogr 31:281-9. 2007..To develop patient-specific contrast injections for uniform enhancement of cardiovascular multidetector row computed tomography (MDCT) images...
- Three-dimensional imaging in the context of minimally invasive and transcatheter cardiovascular interventions using multi-detector computed tomography: from pre-operative planning to intra-operative guidancePaul Schoenhagen
Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Desk J 1 4, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, USA
Eur Heart J 31:2727-40. 2010..This is in particular true, because data showing improved outcome or even non-inferiority for most of the emerging transcatheter procedures are still lacking...
- Coregistered MR imaging myocardial viability maps and multi-detector row CT coronary angiography displays for surgical revascularization planning: initial experienceRandolph M Setser
Department of Radiology, Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Radiology 237:465-73. 2005....
- Noninvasive imaging of coronary arteries: current and future role of multi-detector row CTPaul Schoenhagen
Department of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Desk Hb 6, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Radiology 232:7-17. 2004..It will describe how tomographic coronary imaging may eventually supplement traditional angiographic techniques in understanding the patterns of atherosclerotic CAD development...
- Pre-procedural imaging of aortic root orientation and dimensions: comparison between X-ray angiographic planar imaging and 3-dimensional multidetector row computed tomographyVikram Kurra
Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:105-13. 2010..We sought to examine whether contrast-enhanced multidetector row computed tomography (MDCT) allows prediction of X-ray angiographic planes for the root angiogram in the context of transcatheter aortic valve implantation...
- CT of the heart: principles, advances, clinical usesPaul Schoenhagen
Center for Integrated Non Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
Cleve Clin J Med 72:127-38. 2005..We review the principles of CT and its uses in cardiovascular medicine...
- Left atrial appendage filling defects identified by multidetector computed tomography in patients undergoing radiofrequency pulmonary vein antral isolation: a comparison with transesophageal echocardiographyYuli Y Kim
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Am Heart J 154:1199-205. 2007..We sought to determine the accuracy of MDCT to qualitatively and quantitatively detect severe spontaneous echo contrast (SEC) or thrombus by TEE in the left atrial appendage (LAA)...
- Left atrial epicardial adiposity and atrial fibrillationOmar Batal
Departments of General Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, and Diagnostic Radiology, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:230-6. 2010..Epicardial fat is a source of several inflammatory mediators related to the development of coronary artery disease. We hypothesized that periatrial fat may have a similar role in the development of AF...
- Automated three-dimensional assessment of coronary artery anatomy with intravascular ultrasound scanningJon D Klingensmith
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Am Heart J 145:795-805. 2003..In contrast, intravascular ultrasound scanning allows the precise characterization and quantification of a wide range of atherosclerotic lesions, independent of the severity of luminal stenosis...
- Non-invasive assessment of plaque morphology and remodeling in mildly stenotic coronary segments: comparison of 16-slice computed tomography and intravascular ultrasoundPaul Schoenhagen
Department of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Coron Artery Dis 14:459-62. 2003..Non-invasive identification and characterization of mildly stenotic atherosclerotic lesions is an increasingly important focus of coronary imaging...
- Potential of dual-energy computed tomography to characterize atherosclerotic plaque: ex vivo assessment of human coronary arteries in comparison to histologyMitya Barreto
Imaging Institute, Cardiovascular Imaging Lab, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2:234-42. 2008..Dual-energy CT (DECT) has the potential to provide additional attenuation data for better differentiation of plaque components...
- Prevalence of significant peripheral artery disease in patients evaluated for percutaneous aortic valve insertion: Preprocedural assessment with multidetector computed tomographyVikram Kurra
Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1258-64. 2009..Concomitant atherosclerotic peripheral artery disease limits transfemoral access. We evaluated the potential role of multidetector computed tomography in preoperative assessment of vascular anatomy...
- Clinical blood flow quantification with segmented k-space magnetic resonance phase velocity mappingGeorge P Chatzimavroudis
Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Division of Radiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
J Magn Reson Imaging 17:65-71. 2003..To evaluate the accuracy of segmented k-space magnetic resonance phase velocity mapping (PVM) in quantifying aortic blood flow from through-plane velocity measurements...
- Feasibility of dual-energy CT in the arterial phase: Imaging after endovascular aortic repairUma D Numburi
Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH 44195, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:486-93. 2010..The purpose of this study was to investigate replacing unenhanced and arterial single-energy CT acquisitions after endovascular aneurysm repair with one dual-energy CT arterial acquisition...
- Pilot study of coronary atherosclerotic risk and plaque burden in HIV patients: 'a call for cardiovascular prevention'Monica Acevedo
Section of Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation, Department of Cardiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
Atherosclerosis 163:349-54. 2002..At this time, further corroboration of the emerging evidence for increased coronary risk, as well as complimentary estimates of coronary artery atherosclerotic burden, would be valuable to practicing physicians...
- Quantitative plaque characterization with coronary CT angiography (CTA): current challenges and future application in atherosclerosis trials and clinical risk assessmentPaul Schoenhagen
Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:313-6. 2008
- Performance evaluation of a multi-slice CT system with 16-slice detector and increased gantry rotation speed for isotropic submillimeter imaging of the heartThomas Flohr
Siemens Medical Solutions, Computed Tomography, Forchheim, Germany
Herz 28:7-19. 2003..We evaluate advances in ECG-gated scanning of the heart and the coronary arteries with recently introduced 16-slice CT equipment (SOMATOM Sensation 16, Siemens, Forchheim, Germany)...
- Coronary artery calcium: a multi-institutional, multimanufacturer international standard for quantification at cardiac CTCynthia H McCollough
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Radiology 243:527-38. 2007..To develop a consensus standard for quantification of coronary artery calcium (CAC)...
- Clinical imaging for prevention: directed strategies for improved detection of presymptomatic patients with undetected atherosclerosis--Part I: Clinical imaging for preventionLeslee J Shaw
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 4550 Montgomery Ave, Suite 780 N, Bethesda, MD 20814 3304, USA
J Nucl Cardiol 15:e6-19. 2008
- Coronary artery imaging with multidetector computed tomography: a call for an evidence-based, multidisciplinary approachPaul Schoenhagen
Am Heart J 151:945-8. 2006..This cooperation will provide the necessary education, training, and guidelines for physicians and technologists assuring standard of care for their patients...