K C Wu

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc CMR of microvascular obstruction and hemorrhage in myocardial infarction
    Katherine C Wu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 600 N Wolfe Street Carnegie 568, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:68. 2012
  2. pmc Combined cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and C-reactive protein levels identify a cohort at low risk for defibrillator firings and death
    Katherine C Wu
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:178-86. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Myocardial perfusion imaging by magnetic resonance imaging
    Katherine C Wu
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Cardiology, Carnegie 568, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:63-8. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Update on newer antihypertensive medicines and interventions
    Katherine C Wu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 15:257-67. 2010
  5. pmc Late gadolinium enhancement by cardiovascular magnetic resonance heralds an adverse prognosis in nonischemic cardiomyopathy
    Katherine C Wu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2414-21. 2008
  6. doi request reprint ECG scar quantification correlates with cardiac magnetic resonance scar size and prognostic factors in Chagas' disease
    David G Strauss
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Street Carnegie 568, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Heart 97:357-61. 2011
  7. pmc Infarct tissue heterogeneity by magnetic resonance imaging identifies enhanced cardiac arrhythmia susceptibility in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Andre Schmidt
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Circulation 115:2006-14. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Imaging microvascular obstruction and its clinical significance following acute myocardial infarction
    Albert K Luo
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 11:305-12. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Delayed enhancement MR imaging: utility in myocardial assessment
    Jens Vogel-Claussen
    Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, MRI, Room 143, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Radiographics 26:795-810. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular true aneurysm: diagnosis of myocardial viability shown on MR imaging
    Basak Kumbasar
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Rm 143, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:472-4. 2002

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Publications21

  1. pmc CMR of microvascular obstruction and hemorrhage in myocardial infarction
    Katherine C Wu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 600 N Wolfe Street Carnegie 568, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:68. 2012
    ..This review will summarize the pathophysiology of MO, current CMR approaches to diagnosis, clinical implications, and future directions needed for improving our understanding of this common clinical problem...
  2. pmc Combined cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and C-reactive protein levels identify a cohort at low risk for defibrillator firings and death
    Katherine C Wu
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:178-86. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Myocardial perfusion imaging by magnetic resonance imaging
    Katherine C Wu
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Cardiology, Carnegie 568, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:63-8. 2003
    ..This review summarizes the principles of MRI myocardial perfusion measurement, discusses recent clinical applications, and highlights future developments in the field...
  4. doi request reprint Update on newer antihypertensive medicines and interventions
    Katherine C Wu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 15:257-67. 2010
    ..This monograph will review a number of new pharmacologic targets and interventions as well as a novel method of drug delivery to patients...
  5. pmc Late gadolinium enhancement by cardiovascular magnetic resonance heralds an adverse prognosis in nonischemic cardiomyopathy
    Katherine C Wu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2414-21. 2008
    ..We examined whether the presence and extent of late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) by cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) predict adverse outcomes in nonischemic cardiomyopathy (NICM) patients...
  6. doi request reprint ECG scar quantification correlates with cardiac magnetic resonance scar size and prognostic factors in Chagas' disease
    David G Strauss
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Street Carnegie 568, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Heart 97:357-61. 2011
    ..To test the hypothesis that 12-lead ECG QRS scoring quantifies myocardial scar and correlates with disease severity in Chagas' heart disease...
  7. pmc Infarct tissue heterogeneity by magnetic resonance imaging identifies enhanced cardiac arrhythmia susceptibility in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Andre Schmidt
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Circulation 115:2006-14. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Imaging microvascular obstruction and its clinical significance following acute myocardial infarction
    Albert K Luo
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 11:305-12. 2006
    ..This article focuses on the non-invasive imaging modalities used to assess MO, discusses the prognostic implications of MO, and briefly addresses strategies for reducing MO...
  9. ncbi request reprint Delayed enhancement MR imaging: utility in myocardial assessment
    Jens Vogel-Claussen
    Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, MRI, Room 143, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Radiographics 26:795-810. 2006
    ..Therefore, the patient's clinical history is critical in the evaluation of delayed myocardial enhancement MR images...
  10. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular true aneurysm: diagnosis of myocardial viability shown on MR imaging
    Basak Kumbasar
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Rm 143, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:472-4. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Myocardial viability: breath-hold 3D MR imaging of delayed hyperenhancement with variable sampling in time
    Thomas K F Foo
    Applied Science Laboratory, GE Medical Systems, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Radiology 230:845-51. 2004
    ..001). No significant differences (P >.05) were noted at qualitative assessment of myocardial suppression, endocardial border visualization, respiratory and cardiac motion artifacts, or confidence of transmurality of the infarct...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neurohumoral features of myocardial stunning due to sudden emotional stress
    Ilan S Wittstein
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:539-48. 2005
    ..Reversible left ventricular dysfunction precipitated by emotional stress has been reported, but the mechanism remains unknown...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation on left ventricular functional recovery early after acute myocardial infarction: a randomized experimental magnetic resonance imaging study
    Clerio F Azevedo
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287 0409, USA
    Eur Heart J 26:1235-41. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) counterpulsation improves the recovery of left ventricular (LV) systolic function after reperfused acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of integrating high-spatial-resolution 3D breath-hold coronary MR angiography with myocardial perfusion and viability examinations
    Thomas K F Foo
    Applied Science Laboratory, GE Healthcare Technologies, Room 110 MRI, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Radiology 235:1025-30. 2005
    ..Coronary MR angiography performed as part of a first-pass myocardial perfusion and viability assessment MR imaging examination is feasible and does not involve additional imaging time...
  15. pmc Contrast-enhanced multidetector computed tomography viability imaging after myocardial infarction: characterization of myocyte death, microvascular obstruction, and chronic scar
    Albert C Lardo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Circulation 113:394-404. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint High temporal resolution breathheld 3D FIESTA CINE imaging: validation of ventricular function in patients with chronic myocardial infarction
    Dan W Rettmann
    Applied Science Laboratory, GE Healthcare, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 25:1141-6. 2007
    ..To develop a gated single-breathhold, high temporal resolution three-dimensional (3D) CINE imaging technique and to evaluate its accuracy in volumetric and functional quantification in patients with chronic myocardial infarction...
  17. ncbi request reprint Enhanced infarct border zone function and altered mechanical activation predict inducibility of monomorphic ventricular tachycardia in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Verônica Rolim S Fernandes
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Blalock 524, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Radiology 245:712-9. 2007
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  18. pmc Tissue sodium concentration in myocardial infarction in humans: a quantitative 23Na MR imaging study
    Ronald Ouwerkerk
    Division of Magnetic Resonance Research, Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, 601 N Caroline St, JHOC 4241, Baltimore, MD 21287 0845, USA
    Radiology 248:88-96. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive imaging of myocardial viability: current techniques and future developments
    Katherine C Wu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Circ Res 93:1146-58. 2003
    ..Because of their novelty and potential for accurate phenotyping of human pathophysiology, magnetic resonance modalities will be highlighted...
  20. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcification, atherogenic lipid changes, and increased erythrocyte volume in black injection drug users infected with human immunodeficiency virus-1 treated with protease inhibitors
    Qingyi Meng
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 144:642-8. 2002
    ..Protease inhibitors (PIs) may be associated with accelerated atherosclerosis in individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We assessed the effects of HIV PIs on subclinical atherosclerosis...
  21. ncbi request reprint MRI assessment of myocardial viability
    Andre Schmidt
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 27:11-9. 2006
    ..Moreover, the versatility of the technique potentially allows for the simultaneous assessment of regional wall motion, perfusion, and metabolism. An overview of the CMR techniques is presented...

Research Grants2

  1. MICROVASC OBSTRUCTION BY MRI AFTER CORONARY INTERVENTION
    Katherine Wu; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. LV Structural Predictors of Sudden Cardiac Death
    Katherine C Wu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....