Fabian Bamberg

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Feasibility of dynamic CT-based adenosine stress myocardial perfusion imaging to detect and differentiate ischemic and infarcted myocardium in an large experimental porcine animal model
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377, Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 30:803-12. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Imaging evaluation of acute chest pain: systematic review of evidence base and cost-effectiveness
    Fabian Bamberg
    Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Imaging 27:289-95. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Detection of hemodynamically significant coronary artery stenosis: incremental diagnostic value of dynamic CT-based myocardial perfusion imaging
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Radiology 260:689-98. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Meta-analysis and systematic review of the long-term predictive value of assessment of coronary atherosclerosis by contrast-enhanced coronary computed tomography angiography
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:2426-36. 2011
  5. pmc Usefulness of age and gender in the early triage of patients with acute chest pain having cardiac computed tomographic angiography
    Fabian Bamberg
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1165-70. 2009
  6. pmc Prognostic value of CT angiography for major adverse cardiac events in patients with acute chest pain from the emergency department: 2-year outcomes of the ROMICAT trial
    Christopher L Schlett
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:481-91. 2011
  7. pmc Incremental diagnostic value of regional left ventricular function over coronary assessment by cardiac computed tomography for the detection of acute coronary syndrome in patients with acute chest pain: from the ROMICAT trial
    Sujith K Seneviratne
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Charles River Plaza, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:375-83. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Effectiveness of automated quantification of pulmonary perfused blood volume using dual-energy CTPA for the severity assessment of acute pulmonary embolism
    Felix G Meinel
    Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Hospital Munich, Marchioninistr 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Invest Radiol 48:563-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint High-sensitivity troponin T and C-reactive protein to identify patients without cardiac structural and functional abnormalities as assessed by cardiac CT and SPECT imaging: can biomarkers predict cardiac health?
    Christopher L Schlett
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:865-73. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of exercise treadmill testing with cardiac computed tomography angiography among patients presenting to the emergency room with chest pain: the Rule Out Myocardial Infarction Using Computer-Assisted Tomography (ROMICAT) study
    Ron Blankstein
    Department of Medicine Cardiovascular Division and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:233-42. 2012

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Publications81

  1. doi request reprint Feasibility of dynamic CT-based adenosine stress myocardial perfusion imaging to detect and differentiate ischemic and infarcted myocardium in an large experimental porcine animal model
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377, Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 30:803-12. 2014
    ..8 ± 26 vs. 88.2 ± 22 ml/100 ml/min, p = 0.002). In a large animal model, CT-derived parameters of myocardial perfusion may enable detection and differentiation of ischemic and infarcted myocardium. ..
  2. doi request reprint Imaging evaluation of acute chest pain: systematic review of evidence base and cost-effectiveness
    Fabian Bamberg
    Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Imaging 27:289-95. 2012
    ..The obtained data were summarized and categorized according to the reached level of evidence and its impact on the decision-making process...
  3. doi request reprint Detection of hemodynamically significant coronary artery stenosis: incremental diagnostic value of dynamic CT-based myocardial perfusion imaging
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Radiology 260:689-98. 2011
    ..To determine the feasibility of computed tomography (CT)-based dynamic myocardial perfusion imaging for the detection of hemodynamically significant coronary artery stenosis, as defined with fractional flow reserve (FFR)...
  4. doi request reprint Meta-analysis and systematic review of the long-term predictive value of assessment of coronary atherosclerosis by contrast-enhanced coronary computed tomography angiography
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:2426-36. 2011
    ..We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the predictive value of findings of coronary computed tomography angiography for incident cardiovascular events...
  5. pmc Usefulness of age and gender in the early triage of patients with acute chest pain having cardiac computed tomographic angiography
    Fabian Bamberg
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1165-70. 2009
    ..Thus, age and gender might serve as simple criteria to appropriately select patients who would derive the greatest diagnostic benefit from coronary CTA in the setting of acute chest pain...
  6. pmc Prognostic value of CT angiography for major adverse cardiac events in patients with acute chest pain from the emergency department: 2-year outcomes of the ROMICAT trial
    Christopher L Schlett
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:481-91. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the 2-year prognostic value of cardiac computed tomography (CT) for predicting major adverse cardiac events (MACE) in patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with acute chest pain...
  7. pmc Incremental diagnostic value of regional left ventricular function over coronary assessment by cardiac computed tomography for the detection of acute coronary syndrome in patients with acute chest pain: from the ROMICAT trial
    Sujith K Seneviratne
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Charles River Plaza, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:375-83. 2010
    ..The incremental value of regional left ventricular function (LVF) over coronary assessment to detect acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is uncertain...
  8. doi request reprint Effectiveness of automated quantification of pulmonary perfused blood volume using dual-energy CTPA for the severity assessment of acute pulmonary embolism
    Felix G Meinel
    Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Hospital Munich, Marchioninistr 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Invest Radiol 48:563-9. 2013
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  9. doi request reprint High-sensitivity troponin T and C-reactive protein to identify patients without cardiac structural and functional abnormalities as assessed by cardiac CT and SPECT imaging: can biomarkers predict cardiac health?
    Christopher L Schlett
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:865-73. 2013
    ..678; vs. 0.649; all p ≤ 0.02, respectively). A dual-biomarker strategy of hsTnT and hsCRP is highly discriminative for patients with normal cardiac structure and function and provides incremental value beyond the Framingham risk score...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of exercise treadmill testing with cardiac computed tomography angiography among patients presenting to the emergency room with chest pain: the Rule Out Myocardial Infarction Using Computer-Assisted Tomography (ROMICAT) study
    Ron Blankstein
    Department of Medicine Cardiovascular Division and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:233-42. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Optimal timing for first-pass stress CT myocardial perfusion imaging
    Bernhard Bischoff
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Hospital Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377, Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:435-42. 2013
    ..For first-pass CT myocardial perfusion imaging there is a time frame of approximately 8 s for optimal differentiation of ischemic and non-ischemic myocardium, which will be helpful to optimize single-phase CTP scans...
  12. pmc Assessment of coronary plaque progression in coronary computed tomography angiography using a semiquantitative score
    Sam J Lehman
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:1262-70. 2009
    ..We sought to describe the progression of coronary atherosclerotic plaque over time by computed tomography (CT) angiography stratified by plaque composition and its association with cardiovascular risk profiles...
  13. pmc Differential associations between blood biomarkers of inflammation, oxidation, and lipid metabolism with varying forms of coronary atherosclerotic plaque as quantified by coronary CT angiography
    Fabian Bamberg
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:183-92. 2012
    ..Biomarkers reflecting inflammation, vascular remodeling, oxidation, and lipoprotein metabolism maybe associated with different patterns of coronary atherosclerosis as quantified by coronary CT angiography...
  14. pmc Coronary computed tomography angiography for early triage of patients with acute chest pain: the ROMICAT (Rule Out Myocardial Infarction using Computer Assisted Tomography) trial
    Udo Hoffmann
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1642-50. 2009
    ..This study was designed to determine the usefulness of coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) in patients with acute chest pain...
  15. pmc A computed tomography-based coronary lesion score to predict acute coronary syndrome among patients with acute chest pain and significant coronary stenosis on coronary computed tomographic angiogram
    Maros Ferencik
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:183-9. 2012
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  16. doi request reprint Incremental value of myocardial perfusion over regional left ventricular function and coronary stenosis by cardiac CT for the detection of acute coronary syndromes in high-risk patients: a subgroup analysis of the ROMICAT trial
    Hiram G Bezerra
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:382-91. 2011
    ..To determine the incremental benefit of assessing myocardial perfusion defects (MPD) for acute coronary syndromes (ACS) over coronary and functional assessment by rest cardiac computed tomography (CT) in patients with acute chest pain...
  17. pmc Predictors of image quality of coronary computed tomography in the acute care setting of patients with chest pain
    Fabian Bamberg
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States
    Eur J Radiol 74:182-8. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine predictors of image quality in consecutive patients who underwent coronary computed tomography (CT) for the evaluation of acute chest pain...
  18. pmc Left atrial volume and index by multi-detector computed tomography: comprehensive analysis from predictors of enlargement to predictive value for acute coronary syndrome (ROMICAT study)
    Quynh A Truong
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Int J Cardiol 146:171-6. 2011
    ..We aimed to identify the predictors of left atrial (LA) enlargement by multi-detector computed tomography (CT) and determine its association and predictive value for acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  19. doi request reprint The disposition decision on emergency department patients with chest pain is affected by the results of multi-detector computed axial tomography scan of the coronary arteries
    John T Nagurney
    Department of Emegency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Emerg Med 39:57-64. 2010
    ..We measured if and how often these changes in decision-making would occur...
  20. doi request reprint Dynamic myocardial stress perfusion imaging using fast dual-source CT with alternating table positions: initial experience
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Eur Radiol 20:1168-73. 2010
    ..To detail the principles of using model-based determination of regional myocardial blood flow (MBF) by computed tomography (CT) and demonstrate its in vivo applicability...
  21. pmc Axial area and anteroposterior diameter as estimates of left atrial size using computed tomography of the chest: comparison with 3-dimensional volume
    Amir A Mahabadi
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 4:49-54. 2010
    ..Left atrial (LA) size has incremental value in risk stratification...
  22. doi request reprint Accuracy of dynamic computed tomography adenosine stress myocardial perfusion imaging in estimating myocardial blood flow at various degrees of coronary artery stenosis using a porcine animal model
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Invest Radiol 47:71-7. 2012
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  23. doi request reprint Comparison of contrast-to-noise ratios of transmission and dark-field signal in grating-based X-ray imaging for healthy murine lung tissue
    Felix Schwab
    Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Hospital Munich, Marchioninistr 15, 81377 Munchen, Germany
    Z Med Phys 23:236-42. 2013
    ..An experimental comparison of the contrast-to-noise ratio (CNR) between transmission and dark-field signals in grating-based X-ray imaging for ex-vivo murine lung tissue...
  24. doi request reprint Diagnostic image quality of a comprehensive high-pitch dual-spiral cardiothoracic CT protocol in patients with undifferentiated acute chest pain
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 81:3697-702. 2012
    ..To evaluate diagnostic image quality of high-pitch dual source comprehensive cardiothoracic CT protocol in patients presenting with acute undifferentiated chest pain...
  25. pmc Association of aortic valve calcification to the presence, extent, and composition of coronary artery plaque burden: from the Rule Out Myocardial Infarction using Computer Assisted Tomography (ROMICAT) trial
    Amir A Mahabadi
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am Heart J 158:562-8. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether AVC is associated with the presence and extent of overall plaque burden, as well as to plaque composition (calcified, mixed, and noncalcified)...
  26. pmc Presence and extent of coronary artery disease by cardiac computed tomography and risk for acute coronary syndrome in cocaine users among patients with chest pain
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:620-5. 2009
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  27. doi request reprint Systolic acquisition of coronary dual-source computed tomography angiography: feasibility in an unselected patient population
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Eur Radiol 20:1331-6. 2010
    ..To determine the practicability and potential dose saving of an imaging algorithm incorporating a pulsing scheme applying systolic data acquisition at heart rates >75 beats per minute (bpm)...
  28. doi request reprint Histogram analysis of lipid-core plaques in coronary computed tomographic angiography: ex vivo validation against histology
    Christopher L Schlett
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Invest Radiol 48:646-53. 2013
    ..We sought to determine whether the quantitative histogram analysis improves accuracy of the detection of lipid-core plaque (LCP) in ex vivo hearts by validation against histological analysis...
  29. pmc Comparison of traditional cardiovascular risk models and coronary atherosclerotic plaque as detected by computed tomography for prediction of acute coronary syndrome in patients with acute chest pain
    Maros Ferencik
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:934-42. 2012
    ..The hypothesis was that the combination of risk scores and plaque burden improved the discriminatory capacity for the diagnosis of ACS...
  30. doi request reprint Time-resolved CT angiography in aortic dissection
    Felix G Meinel
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistr 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 81:3254-61. 2012
    ..We performed this study to assess feasibility and additional diagnostic value of time-resolved CT angiography of the entire aorta in patients with aortic dissection...
  31. pmc Multi-marker strategy of natriuretic peptide with either conventional or high-sensitivity troponin-T for acute coronary syndrome diagnosis in emergency department patients with chest pain: from the "Rule Out Myocardial Infarction using Computer Assisted T
    Quynh A Truong
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am Heart J 163:972-979.e1. 2012
    ..We evaluate the value of adding natriuretic peptides (myocyte stress markers) to troponins (myocardial injury markers) for diagnosing ACS in emergency department patients with chest pain...
  32. pmc Association of pericardial fat and coronary high-risk lesions as determined by cardiac CT
    Christopher L Schlett
    Cardiac MR, PET, CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02214, USA
    Atherosclerosis 222:129-34. 2012
    ..Pericardial adipose tissue (PAT) is a pathogenic fat depot associated with coronary atherosclerosis and cardiovascular events. We hypothesized that higher PAT is associated with coronary high-risk lesions as determined by cardiac CT...
  33. pmc Relation of left ventricular mass and concentric remodeling to extent of coronary artery disease by computed tomography in patients without left ventricular hypertrophy: ROMICAT study
    Quynh A Truong
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Hypertens 27:2472-82. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine whether LVM, LVM index (LVMi), and the left ventricular geometric pattern of concentric remodeling are associated with the extent of CAD in patients without left ventricular hypertrophy...
  34. pmc Volumetric measurement of pericardial adipose tissue from contrast-enhanced coronary computed tomography angiography: a reproducibility study
    John H Nichols
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2:288-95. 2008
    ..The reproducibility of electrocardiogram-gated high-resolution cardiac MDCT-based volumetric quantification of pericardial and intrathoracic adipose tissue has not been reported...
  35. pmc Performance of electrocardiographic criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy as compared with cardiac computed tomography: from the Rule Out Myocardial Infarction Using Computer Assisted Tomography trial
    Quynh A Truong
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Hypertens 28:1959-67. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine seven ECG-based LVH criteria against two CT indexation criteria for LVH: a CT-specific body surface area cutoff and the obesity-independent height criteria...
  36. pmc Relation of the metabolic syndrome to quantity of coronary atherosclerotic plaque
    Javed Butler
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1127-30. 2008
    ..These data may explain the higher cardiovascular risk in these patients and may lay the foundation for studies to determine whether such information may improve risk stratification...
  37. doi request reprint Reproducibility, accuracy, and predictors of accuracy for the detection of coronary atherosclerotic plaque composition by computed tomography: an ex vivo comparison to intravascular ultrasound
    Alina G van der Giessen
    Cardiac MRI PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02144, USA
    Invest Radiol 45:693-701. 2010
    ..To determine the reproducibility, accuracy, and predictors of accuracy of computed tomography (CT) angiography to detect and characterize coronary atherosclerotic plaque as compared with intravascular ultrasound...
  38. pmc High-sensitivity troponin T concentrations in acute chest pain patients evaluated with cardiac computed tomography
    James L Januzzi
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 121:1227-34. 2010
    ..Most conventional troponin methods lack sufficient precision at this low level...
  39. pmc Simple area-based measurement for multidetector computed tomography to predict left ventricular size
    Christopher L Schlett
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Eur Radiol 20:1590-6. 2010
    ..Measures of left ventricular (LV) mass and dimensions are independent predictors of morbidity and mortality. We determined whether an axial area-based method by computed tomography (CT) provides an accurate estimate of LV mass and volume...
  40. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus: long-term prognostic value of whole-body MR imaging for the occurrence of cardiac and cerebrovascular events
    Fabian Bamberg
    From the Department of Clinical Radiology F B, E L, R P M, D T, M F R, S W and Department of Internal Medicine II K G P, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany Department of Cardiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany F B, H M F Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Division of Cardiology and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass U H, C L S Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany S O S and Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany S W, C L S
    Radiology 269:730-7. 2013
    ..To study the predictive value of whole-body magnetic resonance (MR) imaging for the occurrence of cardiac and cerebrovascular events in a cohort of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  41. doi request reprint Myocardial CT perfusion imaging in a large animal model: comparison of dynamic versus single-phase acquisitions
    Florian Schwarz
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:1229-38. 2013
    ..This study sought to compare dynamic versus single-phase high-pitch computed tomography (CT) acquisitions for the assessment of myocardial perfusion in a porcine model with adjustable degrees of coronary stenosis...
  42. doi request reprint Feasibility and radiation dose of high-pitch acquisition protocols in patients undergoing dual-source cardiac CT
    Wieland H Sommer
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munich, Grosshadern Campus, Marchioninstr 15, 81377, Munich, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:1306-12. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to compare image quality and radiation dose between high-pitch and established retrospectively and prospectively gated cardiac CT protocols using an Alderson-Rando phantom and a set of patients...
  43. doi request reprint Significance of cardiac computed tomography incidental findings in acute chest pain
    Sam J Lehman
    Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiac MR PET CT Program and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Am J Med 122:543-9. 2009
    ..The prevalence and clinical significance of these findings have not been well described...
  44. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance with T2-weighted imaging improves detection of patients with acute coronary syndrome in the emergency department
    Ricardo C Cury
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Charles River Plaza, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 118:837-44. 2008
    ..Our objective was to evaluate a CMR protocol that includes T2-weighted imaging and assessment of left ventricular wall thickness in detecting patients with acute coronary syndrome in the emergency department...
  45. doi request reprint Limitations of risk score models in patients with acute chest pain
    Alex F Manini
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:43-8. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that none of the models would achieve a sensitivity of 90% or greater, thereby justifying use of CMCT in patients with acute chest pain...
  46. pmc Relation of natriuretic peptides and midregional proadrenomedullin to cardiac chamber volumes by computed tomography in patients without heart failure: from the ROMICAT Trial
    Quynh A Truong
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin Chem 56:651-60. 2010
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  47. doi request reprint Dynamic Myocardial CT Perfusion Imaging for Evaluation of Myocardial Ischemia as Determined by MR Imaging
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany Munich Heart Alliance, Munich, Germany Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 7:267-77. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility of computed tomography (CT)-based dynamic myocardial perfusion imaging for the assessment of myocardial ischemia and infarction compared with cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR)...
  48. doi request reprint Assessing pulmonary perfusion in emphysema: automated quantification of perfused blood volume in dual-energy CTPA
    Felix G Meinel
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Invest Radiol 48:79-85. 2013
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  49. doi request reprint Lowering radiation exposure in CT angiography using automated tube potential selection and optimized iodine delivery rate
    Florian Schwarz
    Institute for Clinical Radiology, Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Marchioninistrase 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 200:W628-34. 2013
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  50. doi request reprint Time-resolved computed tomography imaging of the aorta: a feasibility study
    Wieland H Sommer
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University Hospitals Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Imaging 25:161-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to test the feasibility and the additional value of time-resolved computed tomography angiography (CTA) of the aorta, using multiple low-dose phases...
  51. doi request reprint Appropriateness and utilization of cardiac CT: implications for development of future criteria
    Meagan K Murphy
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, GRB 740, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:881-9. 2010
    ..The cardiac CT (CCT) appropriateness criteria (AC) were jointly published by multiple societies to ensure effective utilization of CCT. We sought to determine how these criteria apply to CCT scans performed at a tertiary-care hospital...
  52. doi request reprint Association between cardiovascular risk profiles and the presence and extent of different types of coronary atherosclerotic plaque as detected by multidetector computed tomography
    Fabian Bamberg
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:568-74. 2008
    ..To assess the association between cardiovascular risk factors and extent of noncalcified- (NCAP), mixed- (MCAP), and calcified coronary atherosclerotic plaque (CAP)...
  53. doi request reprint Pulmonary emphysema diagnosis with a preclinical small-animal X-ray dark-field scatter-contrast scanner
    Andre Yaroshenko
    Department of Physics and Institute of Medical Engineering, Technische Universitat Munchen, James Franck Strasse 1, 85748 Garching, Germany Institute of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Hospital Munich, Munich, Germany Comprehensive Pneumology Center, Institute of Lung Biology and Disease, Helmholtz Zentrum Munich and Ludwig Maximilians University Hospital Munich, Neuherberg, Germany
    Radiology 269:427-33. 2013
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  54. doi request reprint How to assess non-calcified plaque in CT angiography: delineation methods affect diagnostic accuracy of low-attenuation plaque by CT for lipid-core plaque in histology
    Christopher L Schlett
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:1099-105. 2013
    ..To compare the accuracy of two plaque delineation methods for coronary computed tomographic angiography (CTA) to identify lipid-core plaque (LCP) using histology as the reference standard...
  55. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of dynamic computed tomographic angiographic of the lower leg in patients with critical limb ischemia
    Wieland H Sommer
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University Hospitals Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Invest Radiol 47:325-31. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the diagnostic accuracy of dynamic computed tomographic angiography (dyn-CTA) in patients with critical lower leg ischemia...
  56. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of coronary computed tomography angiography in the evaluation of patients with chest pain
    Joseph A Ladapo
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:2409-22. 2009
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  57. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of time-resolved CT angiography for the lower leg
    Wieland H Sommer
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Munich, Germany
    Eur Radiol 20:2876-81. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to test the feasibility of time-resolved computed tomography angiography (TR-CTA) for use in the lower leg...
  58. doi request reprint Accuracy of dual-source computed tomography in quantitative assessment of low density coronary stenosis--a motion phantom study
    Michael Toepker
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Charles River Plaza Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Eur Radiol 20:542-8. 2010
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  59. doi request reprint Methods of plaque quantification and characterization by cardiac computed tomography
    Pal Maurovich-Horvat
    Department of Radiology, Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:S91-8. 2009
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  60. doi request reprint Usefulness of comprehensive cardiothoracic computed tomography in the evaluation of acute undifferentiated chest discomfort in the emergency department (CAPTURE)
    Ian S Rogers
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:643-50. 2011
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  61. doi request reprint Iterative image reconstruction techniques for CT coronary artery calcium quantification: comparison with traditional filtered back projection in vitro and in vivo
    Andreas Schindler
    From the Department of Radiology and Radiological Science A S, R V, U J S, P B, U E, Y J C, C F, P A and Division of Cardiology U J S, U E Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Dr, MSC 226, Charleston, SC 29401 Institute of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilian University Hospital, Munich, Germany A S, T S, F B, K N Center for Medical Imaging North East Netherlands R V and Department of Radiology R V, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany P B Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Heart Center Munich Bogenhausen, Munich, Germany U E Siemens Healthcare, CT Division, Forchheim, Germany T A, S V, R R and Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery
    Radiology 270:387-93. 2014
    ..To investigate in vitro and in vivo the use of image-based and raw data-based iterative reconstruction algorithms for quantification of coronary artery calcium by using the Agatston score and subsequent cardiac risk stratification...
  62. doi request reprint High-resolution cine MRI with TGRAPPA for fast assessment of left ventricular function at 3 Tesla
    Daniel Theisen
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University Hospitals of Munich Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 82:e219-24. 2013
    ..To implement and evaluate the accuracy of multislice dual-breath hold cine MR for analysis of global systolic and diastolic left ventricular function at 3T...
  63. pmc Diagnosing and mapping pulmonary emphysema on X-ray projection images: incremental value of grating-based X-ray dark-field imaging
    Felix G Meinel
    Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e59526. 2013
    ..To assess whether grating-based X-ray dark-field imaging can increase the sensitivity of X-ray projection images in the diagnosis of pulmonary emphysema and allow for a more accurate assessment of emphysema distribution...
  64. doi request reprint Fluid-fluid level in hepatic metastases: a characteristic sign of metastases of neuroendocrine origin
    Wieland H Sommer
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University Hospitals Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 81:2127-32. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to determine MRI characteristics which indicate liver metastases of neuroendocrine tumors (NET) rather than metastases of other origin (non-NET)...
  65. doi request reprint Severity assessment of pulmonary embolism using dual energy CT - correlation of a pulmonary perfusion defect score with clinical and morphological parameters of blood oxygenation and right ventricular failure
    Sven F Thieme
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Klinikum Groshadern, Marchioninistr 15, 81377 Munchen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 22:269-78. 2012
    ..To correlate a Dual Energy (DE)-based visual perfusion defect scoring system with established CT-based and clinical parameters of pulmonary embolism (PE) severity...
  66. pmc Quantitative assessment of left atrial volume by electrocardiographic-gated contrast-enhanced multidetector computed tomography
    Amir A Mahabadi
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:80-7. 2009
    ..Left atrial (LA) volume is a predictor of cardiovascular events. Information on LA volume is available on contrast-enhanced electrocardiogram (EGC)-gated multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) scans...
  67. doi request reprint Metal artifact reduction by dual energy computed tomography using monoenergetic extrapolation
    Fabian Bamberg
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Eur Radiol 21:1424-9. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the performance and diagnostic value of a dual energy CT approach to reduce metal artefacts in subjects with metallic implants...
  68. doi request reprint Association of leukocyte and neutrophil counts with infarct size, left ventricular function and outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Stanley Chia
    Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:333-7. 2009
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  69. pmc Translation of atherosclerotic plaque phase-contrast CT imaging from synchrotron radiation to a conventional lab-based X-ray source
    Tobias Saam
    Institute of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e73513. 2013
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  70. doi request reprint Free breathing real-time cardiac cine imaging with improved spatial resolution at 3 T
    Felix Schwab
    Josef Lissner Laboratory for Biomedical Imaging, Ludwig Maximilians University Hospital Munich, Germany
    Invest Radiol 48:158-66. 2013
    ..Special emphasis of this study was placed on the influence of parallel imaging techniques...
  71. doi request reprint Metal artifact reduction by dual-energy computed tomography using energetic extrapolation: a systematically optimized protocol
    Felix G Meinel
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Invest Radiol 47:406-14. 2012
    ..We performed this study to systematically optimize image acquisition parameters for this approach in a hip phantom and assess its value in a clinical study...
  72. doi request reprint Incremental prognostic value of different components of coronary atherosclerotic plaque at cardiac CT angiography beyond coronary calcification in patients with acute chest pain
    John W Nance
    Heart and Vascular Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Dr, MSC 226, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Radiology 264:679-90. 2012
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  73. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of pre-scan beta-blockade and impact of heart rate on image quality in patients undergoing coronary multidetector computed tomography angiography
    Michael D Shapiro
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 02114, USA
    Eur J Radiol 66:37-41. 2008
    ..We therefore assessed the efficacy of beta-blockade with regards to heart rate (HR) control and image quality in an unselected patient cohort...
  74. doi request reprint Calcified plaque: measurement of area at thin-section flat-panel CT and 64-section multidetector CT and comparison with histopathologic findings
    Ammar Sarwar
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 165 Cambridge St, 4th Floor, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 249:301-6. 2008
    ..18/1.02]), and the predicted difference was smaller (1.16 mm(2), P = .08). The extent of the blooming artifact in visualizing calcified coronary plaque is reduced by using flat-panel-volume CT...
  75. doi request reprint Differentiation of early from advanced coronary atherosclerotic lesions: systematic comparison of CT, intravascular US, and optical frequency domain imaging with histopathologic examination in ex vivo human hearts
    Pal Maurovich-Horvat
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program of the Department of Radiology, Cardiology Division, and Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge St, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 265:393-401. 2012
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  76. doi request reprint Prevalence of nonstenosing, complicated atherosclerotic plaques in cryptogenic stroke
    Tobias M Freilinger
    Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Klinikum Groshadern, Munich, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:397-405. 2012
    ..Our goal was to assess the prevalence of complicated American Heart Association (AHA) lesion type VI plaques in the carotid arteries of patients with cryptogenic stroke...
  77. doi request reprint Transarterial hepatic yttrium-90 radioembolization in patients with unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: factors associated with prolonged survival
    Ralf T Hoffmann
    Institute of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:105-16. 2012
    ..The purpose of our retrospective analysis was to establish which factors influenced time-to-progression (TTP) and overall survival (OS)...
  78. doi request reprint Radiation exposure and image quality of normal computed tomography brain images acquired with automated and organ-based tube current modulation multiband filtering and iterative reconstruction
    Hans Christoph Becker
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Grosshadern Clinic, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Invest Radiol 47:202-7. 2012
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  79. doi request reprint Characterization of osteoarthritic and normal human patella cartilage by computed tomography X-ray phase-contrast imaging: a feasibility study
    Paola Coan
    Faculty of Medicine and Institute of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Invest Radiol 45:437-44. 2010
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  80. pmc Cardiac arrest associated with sildenafil ingestion in a patient with an abnormal origin of the left coronary artery: case report
    Bruno C Huber
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Ludwig Maximilians University, Campus Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:49. 2011
    ..Left coronary artery arising from the right sinus of Valsalva is an uncommon congenital coronary anomaly that seems to be associated with sudden death in young patients...
  81. doi request reprint Noninvasive 24-h ambulatory blood pressure and cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    David Conen
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Hypertens 26:1290-9. 2008
    ..We systematically assessed the evidence regarding the association between noninvasive 24-h systolic blood pressure and incident cardiovascular events...