Andrew J Einstein

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patient-centered imaging: shared decision making for cardiac imaging procedures with exposure to ionizing radiation
    Andrew J Einstein
    Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1480-9. 2014
  2. pmc CT pulmonary angiography: increasingly diagnosing less severe pulmonary emboli
    Andrew J Schissler
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65669. 2013
  3. pmc Cardiac imaging: does radiation matter?
    Andrew J Einstein
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Eur Heart J 33:573-8. 2012
  4. pmc Effects of radiation exposure from cardiac imaging: how good are the data?
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:553-65. 2012
  5. pmc Medical imaging: the radiation issue
    Andrew J Einstein
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, PH 10 203A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Nat Rev Cardiol 6:436-8. 2009
  6. pmc Multiple testing, cumulative radiation dose, and clinical indications in patients undergoing myocardial perfusion imaging
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 304:2137-44. 2010
  7. pmc Comparison of image quality and radiation dose of coronary computed tomographic angiography between conventional helical scanning and a strategy incorporating sequential scanning
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1343-50. 2009
  8. pmc Radiation dose from single-heartbeat coronary CT angiography performed with a 320-detector row volume scanner
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Department of Radiology, and Center for Radiological Research, Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, 622 W 168th St, PH 10 203A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Radiology 254:698-706. 2010
  9. pmc Agreement of visual estimation of coronary artery calcium from low-dose CT attenuation correction scans in hybrid PET/CT and SPECT/CT with standard Agatston score
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1914-21. 2010
  10. pmc Breaking America's dependence on imported molybdenum
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:369-71. 2009

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. pmc Patient-centered imaging: shared decision making for cardiac imaging procedures with exposure to ionizing radiation
    Andrew J Einstein
    Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1480-9. 2014
    ..It is now incumbent upon the imaging community to create an accountability framework to safely drive appropriate imaging utilization...
  2. pmc CT pulmonary angiography: increasingly diagnosing less severe pulmonary emboli
    Andrew J Schissler
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65669. 2013
    ..It is unknown whether the observed increase in computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) utilization has resulted in increased detection of pulmonary emboli (PEs) with a less severe disease spectrum...
  3. pmc Cardiac imaging: does radiation matter?
    Andrew J Einstein
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Eur Heart J 33:573-8. 2012
    ..This paper offers a concise, contemporary perspective on these areas by addressing pertinent questions relating to radiation and its application to cardiac imaging...
  4. pmc Effects of radiation exposure from cardiac imaging: how good are the data?
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:553-65. 2012
    ..Several ongoing epidemiological studies will provide better understanding of radiation-associated cancer risks...
  5. pmc Medical imaging: the radiation issue
    Andrew J Einstein
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, PH 10 203A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Nat Rev Cardiol 6:436-8. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Multiple testing, cumulative radiation dose, and clinical indications in patients undergoing myocardial perfusion imaging
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 304:2137-44. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Comparison of image quality and radiation dose of coronary computed tomographic angiography between conventional helical scanning and a strategy incorporating sequential scanning
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1343-50. 2009
    ..In conclusion, a sequential-if-appropriate diagnostic strategy decreases dose markedly compared to a helical-only strategy, with no significant difference in image quality...
  8. pmc Radiation dose from single-heartbeat coronary CT angiography performed with a 320-detector row volume scanner
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Department of Radiology, and Center for Radiological Research, Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, 622 W 168th St, PH 10 203A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Radiology 254:698-706. 2010
    ..To determine radiation doses from coronary computed tomographic (CT) angiography performed by using a 320-detector row volume scanner and evaluate how the effective dose depends on scan mode and the calculation method used...
  9. pmc Agreement of visual estimation of coronary artery calcium from low-dose CT attenuation correction scans in hybrid PET/CT and SPECT/CT with standard Agatston score
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1914-21. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Breaking America's dependence on imported molybdenum
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:369-71. 2009
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  11. pmc Radiation dose and cancer risk estimates in 16-slice computed tomography coronary angiography
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 15:232-40. 2008
    ..Whereas several studies have reported the effective dose, there are no data available on cancer risk for current CTCA protocols...
  12. pmc Effect of bismuth breast shielding on radiation dose and image quality in coronary CT angiography
    Andrew J Einstein
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center New York Presbyterian Hospital, 622 West 168th Street PH 10 203A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:100-8. 2012
    ..Bismuth breast shielding offers the potential to significantly reduce dose to the breasts and nearby organs, but the magnitude of this reduction and its impact on image quality and radiation dose have not been evaluated...
  13. ncbi request reprint Estimating risk of cancer associated with radiation exposure from 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology and Department of Radiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    JAMA 298:317-23. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Radiation dose to patients from cardiac diagnostic imaging
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 W 168th St, PH 10 408, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Circulation 116:1290-305. 2007
  15. pmc Cumulative exposure to ionizing radiation from diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac imaging procedures: a population-based analysis
    Jersey Chen
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:702-11. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe radiation exposure from cardiac imaging procedures over time in a general population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Determinants of fluoroscopy time for invasive coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from the NCDR(®)
    Reza Fazel
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 82:1091-105. 2013
    ..Identifying the distributions and determinants of fluoroscopy time for invasive coronary angiography (ICA) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  17. pmc Comparison of radiation dose and image quality of triple-rule-out computed tomography angiography between conventional helical scanning and a strategy incorporating sequential scanning
    Eric D Manheimer
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:1093-8. 2011
    ..In conclusion, approaching TRO CTA with a diagnostic strategy of sequential scanning, as appropriate, can offer a marked reduction in the radiation dose while maintaining the image quality...
  18. doi request reprint A novel monoclonal antibody for RAGE-directed imaging identifies accelerated atherosclerosis in diabetes
    Yared Tekabe
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Nucl Med 51:92-7. 2010
    ..This study was designed to test the hypothesis that the level of RAGE expression in atherosclerosis can be detected by quantitative in vivo SPECT and that counts in the target will correlate with the strength of the biologic signal...
  19. doi request reprint PET imaging may provide a novel biomarker and understanding of right ventricular dysfunction in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Sabahat Bokhari
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 4:641-7. 2011
    ..The objective is to develop PET metabolic imaging of the RV as a noninvasive tool in patients with PAH...
  20. doi request reprint Ventricular cycle length characteristics estimative of prolonged RR interval during atrial fibrillation
    Edward J Ciaccio
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 37:336-44. 2014
    ..When atrial fibrillation (AF) is incessant, imaging during a prolonged ventricular RR interval may improve image quality. It was hypothesized that long RR intervals could be predicted from preceding RR values...
  21. doi request reprint Reduced isotope dose and imaging time with a high-efficiency CZT SPECT camera
    W Lane Duvall
    Mount Sinai Division of Cardiology Mount Sinai Heart, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 18:847-57. 2011
    ..Recently introduced Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) cameras have the potential to achieve both goals...
  22. ncbi request reprint SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in morbidly obese patients: image quality, hemodynamic response to pharmacologic stress, and diagnostic and prognostic value
    W Lane Duvall
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Marie Josee and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:202-9. 2006
    ..Obesity is a growing epidemic in the United States, and little is known about the characteristics of the morbidly obese population (body mass index [BMI] > or = 40 kg/m2) undergoing stress myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary arterial hypertension: noninvasive detection with phase-contrast MR imaging
    Javier Sanz
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Marie Josee and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Radiology 243:70-9. 2007
    ..To retrospectively identify pulmonary arterial (PA) flow parameters measured with phase-contrast magnetic resonance (MR) imaging that allow noninvasive diagnosis of chronic PA hypertension (PAH)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Technology Insight: magnetic resonance angiography for the evaluation of patients with peripheral artery disease
    Santo Dellegrottaglie
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and The Marie Josée and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 4:677-87. 2007
    ..Continued hardware and software improvements will enable further refinements in imaging protocol for peripheral MRA, consolidating its clinical role for the evaluation of patients with PAD...
  25. pmc Exposure to low-dose ionizing radiation from medical imaging procedures
    Reza Fazel
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:849-57. 2009
    ..The growing use of imaging procedures in the United States has raised concerns about exposure to low-dose ionizing radiation in the general population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of a bioprosthetic mitral valve: a smiling heart
    Santo Dellegrottaglie
    The Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and The Marie Josee and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:394-5. 2007
  27. doi request reprint Impact of reduced patient life expectancy on potential cancer risks from radiologic imaging
    David J Brenner
    Center for Radiological Research and Department of Medicine and Radiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Radiology 261:193-8. 2011
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Differences in repeating patterns of complex fractionated left atrial electrograms in longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation as compared with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Edward J Ciaccio
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:470-7. 2011
    ..It was hypothesized that this may result from a greater degree of repetitiveness in CFAE patterns at disparate left atrial (LA) sites in longstanding AF...
  29. ncbi request reprint A comparison of coronary CTA and stress testing using high-efficiency SPECT MPI for the evaluation of chest pain in the emergency department
    W Lane Duvall
    Mount Sinai Division of Cardiology Mount Sinai Heart, Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1030, New York, NY, 10029, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 21:305-18. 2014
    ..We compared CTA to stress testing with modern SPECT MPI using high-efficiency CZT cameras and stress-first protocols in an ED population...
  30. ncbi request reprint Risk of atrial fibrillation with use of oral and intravenous bisphosphonates
    Abhishek Sharma
    Department of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:1815-21. 2014
    ..03). In conclusion, pooled data from RCTs and observational studies suggest that risk of AF is increased by use of oral or intravenous bisphosphonates but further suggest that risk is relatively greater with intravenous preparations...
  31. pmc Sample size requirements for estimating effective dose from computed tomography using solid-state metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor dosimetry
    Sigal Trattner
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10032
    Med Phys 41:042102. 2014
    ..Here a statistical framework is established to determine the sample size (number of scans) needed for estimating ED to a desired precision and confidence, for a particular scanner and scan protocol, subject to practical limitations...
  32. doi request reprint Development of receptor for advanced glycation end products-directed imaging of atherosclerotic plaque in a murine model of spontaneous atherosclerosis
    Yared Tekabe
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 1:212-9. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that (99m)Tc-labeled anti-RAGE F(ab')(2) can be used as a noninvasive tool to image atherosclerotic lesions in apolipoprotein E-deficient (apoE(-/-)) mice...
  33. ncbi request reprint Multimodal characterization of a large right atrial mass after surgical repair of an atrial septal defect
    Dmitry Nemirovsky
    The Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and The Marie Josee and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 73:1117-9. 2006
    ..The mass was resected and the diagnosis confirmed on histopathologic examination. This case illustrates the utility of a multimodal approach in characterizing cardiac masses...
  34. pmc Standardization and optimization of CT protocols to achieve low dose
    Sigal Trattner
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
    J Am Coll Radiol 11:271-8. 2014
    ..Finally, all team members should demonstrate an awareness of the importance of minimizing dose...
  35. doi request reprint Epicardial fat volume in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Tuba Khawaja
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:397-401. 2011
    ..In conclusion, our data demonstrate a stepwise decrease in EFV in patients with impaired cardiac function...
  36. doi request reprint Applications of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in percutaneous ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation
    Janice Y Chyou
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 26:47-57. 2009
    ..Here, we review applications of CT and MRI before, during, and after AF ablation and highlight areas for future research...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cardiac involvement in patients with sarcoidosis: diagnostic and prognostic value of outpatient testing
    Davendra Mehta
    Zena and Michael Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 133:1426-35. 2008
    ..Cardiac sarcoidosis (CS) causes substantial morbidity and sudden death. Early diagnosis and risk stratification are warranted...
  38. ncbi request reprint Images in vascular medicine the Arc of Riolan: diagnosis by magnetic resonance angiography
    Andrew J Einstein
    The Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and The Marie Josee and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Vasc Med 10:239. 2005