Sharmila Dorbala

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Imaging cardiac amyloidosis: a pilot study using (18)F-florbetapir positron emission tomography
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Heart and Vascular Center, Departments of Radiology and Medicine Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 41:1652-62. 2014
  2. pmc Coronary microvascular dysfunction is related to abnormalities in myocardial structure and function in cardiac amyloidosis
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Heart and Vascular Center, Departments of Radiology and Medicine Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Cardiovascular Division and Cardiac Amyloidosis Program, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 2:358-67. 2014
  3. pmc Prognostic value of stress myocardial perfusion positron emission tomography: results from a multicenter observational registry
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Section, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:176-84. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with elevated cardiac troponin I levels and atypical clinical presentation
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 14:53-8. 2007
  5. pmc Incremental prognostic value of gated Rb-82 positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imaging over clinical variables and rest LVEF
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:846-54. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Value of vasodilator left ventricular ejection fraction reserve in evaluating the magnitude of myocardium at risk and the extent of angiographic coronary artery disease: a 82Rb PET/CT study
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Divisions of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Nucl Med 48:349-58. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Coronary vasodilator reserve and Framingham risk scores in subjects at risk for coronary artery disease
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Division of Nuclear Medicine PET, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:761-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of body mass index on left ventricular cavity size and ejection fraction
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:725-9. 2006
  9. pmc Coronary vascular dysfunction and prognosis in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Venkatesh L Murthy
    Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:1025-34. 2012
  10. pmc Preserved coronary flow reserve effectively excludes high-risk coronary artery disease on angiography
    Masanao Naya
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine Cardiology and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Nucl Med 55:248-55. 2014

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Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Imaging cardiac amyloidosis: a pilot study using (18)F-florbetapir positron emission tomography
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Heart and Vascular Center, Departments of Radiology and Medicine Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 41:1652-62. 2014
    ..The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the utility of (18)F-florbetapir for imaging cardiac amyloidosis...
  2. pmc Coronary microvascular dysfunction is related to abnormalities in myocardial structure and function in cardiac amyloidosis
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Heart and Vascular Center, Departments of Radiology and Medicine Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Cardiovascular Division and Cardiac Amyloidosis Program, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 2:358-67. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that coronary microvascular function is impaired in subjects with cardiac amyloidosis...
  3. pmc Prognostic value of stress myocardial perfusion positron emission tomography: results from a multicenter observational registry
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Section, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:176-84. 2013
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with elevated cardiac troponin I levels and atypical clinical presentation
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 14:53-8. 2007
    ..We determined the prognostic value of myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) in patients with atypical clinical presentations and unexpected elevation of cardiac troponin I (cTnI) levels...
  5. pmc Incremental prognostic value of gated Rb-82 positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imaging over clinical variables and rest LVEF
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:846-54. 2009
    ..This investigation sought to study the incremental value of gated rubidium (Rb)-82 positron emission tomography (PET) myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) over clinical variables for predicting survival and future cardiac events...
  6. ncbi request reprint Value of vasodilator left ventricular ejection fraction reserve in evaluating the magnitude of myocardium at risk and the extent of angiographic coronary artery disease: a 82Rb PET/CT study
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Divisions of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Nucl Med 48:349-58. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Coronary vasodilator reserve and Framingham risk scores in subjects at risk for coronary artery disease
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Division of Nuclear Medicine PET, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:761-7. 2006
    ..The relationship between coronary vasodilator reserve and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in subjects without coronary artery disease (CAD) is not well known...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of body mass index on left ventricular cavity size and ejection fraction
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:725-9. 2006
    ..Weight control may be recommended to reduce the incidence of obesity-related co-morbidities and their impact on adverse LV remodeling...
  9. pmc Coronary vascular dysfunction and prognosis in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Venkatesh L Murthy
    Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:1025-34. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Preserved coronary flow reserve effectively excludes high-risk coronary artery disease on angiography
    Masanao Naya
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine Cardiology and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Nucl Med 55:248-55. 2014
    ..We tested the hypothesis that a normal coronary flow reserve (CFR) would be helpful for excluding the presence of high-risk CAD on angiography...
  11. pmc Cardiac positron emission tomography enhances prognostic assessments of patients with suspected cardiac sarcoidosis
    Ron Blankstein
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Department of Medicine Cardiovascular Division and Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:329-36. 2014
    ..This study sought to relate imaging findings on positron emission tomography (PET) to adverse cardiac events in patients referred for evaluation of known or suspected cardiac sarcoidosis...
  12. pmc Quantitative relationship between coronary calcium content and coronary flow reserve as assessed by integrated PET/CT imaging
    Zelmira Curillova
    Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:1603-10. 2009
    ..To evaluate the relationship between coronary artery calcium (CAC) and coronary vasodilator function...
  13. pmc Prognostic interplay of coronary artery calcification and underlying vascular dysfunction in patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    Masanao Naya
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Non invasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:2098-106. 2013
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  14. pmc Improved cardiac risk assessment with noninvasive measures of coronary flow reserve
    Venkatesh L Murthy
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 124:2215-24. 2011
    ..It is unknown whether noninvasive assessment of coronary vasodilator function in patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease carries incremental prognostic significance...
  15. doi request reprint Incremental prognostic value of myocardial perfusion imaging in patients referred to stress single-photon emission computed tomography with renal dysfunction
    Mouaz H Al-Mallah
    Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, the Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2:429-36. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic implications of single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging (SPECT-MPI) in patients with impaired renal function...
  16. doi request reprint Detection of obstructive coronary artery disease using regadenoson stress and 82Rb PET/CT myocardial perfusion imaging
    Edward Hsiao
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine Cardiology and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and
    J Nucl Med 54:1748-54. 2013
    ..Our objective was to study the diagnostic performance of regadenoson (82)Rb myocardial perfusion PET imaging to detect obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  17. pmc Yield of downstream tests after exercise treadmill testing: a prospective cohort study
    Mitalee P Christman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1264-74. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the frequency and results of downstream testing after exercise treadmill tests (ETTs)...
  18. pmc Association between coronary vascular dysfunction and cardiac mortality in patients with and without diabetes mellitus
    Venkatesh L Murthy
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 126:1858-68. 2012
    ..We examined whether coronary vascular dysfunction, an early manifestation of CAD, accounts for increased risk among diabetics compared with nondiabetics...
  19. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of rubidium-82 myocardial perfusion imaging with hybrid positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the detection of coronary artery disease
    Uchechukwu K Sampson
    Divisions of Nuclear Medicine and Cardiovascular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1052-8. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the accuracy of rubidium-82 myocardial perfusion positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) imaging for detecting obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relationship between CT coronary angiography and stress perfusion imaging in patients with suspected ischemic heart disease assessed by integrated PET-CT imaging
    Marcelo F Di Carli
    Division of Nuclear Medicine PET, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 14:799-809. 2007
    ..We examined the value of CTA to identify the presence of ischemia, as determined by stress perfusion imaging, using integrated positron emission tomography (PET)-CT imaging...
  21. doi request reprint The study of myocardial perfusion and coronary anatomy imaging roles in CAD (SPARC): design, rationale, and baseline patient characteristics of a prospective, multicenter observational registry comparing PET, SPECT, and CTA for resource utilization a
    Rory Hachamovitch
    Division of Nuclear Medicine PET, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 16:935-48. 2009
    ..To design a multicenter study comparing the prognostic value and post-test resource utilization of PET, CT Coronary Angiography (CTA), and SPECT in clinical practice...
  22. doi request reprint Coronary circulatory function in patients with the metabolic syndrome
    Marcelo F Di Carli
    Departments of Medicine Cardiology and Radiology, and Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts, USA
    J Nucl Med 52:1369-77. 2011
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the metabolic syndrome is associated with impaired coronary vasodilator function, a marker of atherosclerotic disease activity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Quantitative relation between hemodynamic changes during intravenous adenosine infusion and the magnitude of coronary hyperemia: implications for myocardial perfusion imaging
    Rakesh K Mishra
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:553-8. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the relationship between changes in cardiac hemodynamics during intravenous adenosine (ADO) infusion, and myocardial blood flow (MBF)...
  24. pmc Quantitative relationship between coronary vasodilator reserve assessed by 82Rb PET imaging and coronary artery stenosis severity
    Constantinos Anagnostopoulos
    Division of Nuclear Medicine PET, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:1593-601. 2008
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  25. ncbi request reprint Occupational radiation dose associated with Rb-82 myocardial perfusion positron emission tomography imaging
    A Robert Schleipman
    Division of Health Physics and Radiopharmacology, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:378-84. 2006
    ..We determined staff radiation dose during rest and stress rubidium 82 myocardial perfusion positron emission tomography (PET) imaging...
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical myocardial perfusion PET/CT
    Marcelo F Di Carli
    Division of Nuclear Medicine PET, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nucl Med 48:783-93. 2007
    ..Nonetheless, this integrated platform for assessing anatomy and biology offers a great potential for translating advances in molecularly targeted imaging into humans...
  27. pmc Value of reserve pulse pressure in improving the risk stratification of patients with normal myocardial perfusion imaging
    Deepak Thomas
    the Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Department of Medicine Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Heart J 34:2074-81a. 2013
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  28. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular dysfunction assessed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging predicts poor prognosis late after myocardial infarction
    Eric Larose
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:855-62. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether right ventricular (RV) function late after myocardial infarction (MI) impacts long-term prognosis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the use of downstream tests after exercise treadmill testing by cardiologists versus noncardiologists
    Marcio S Bittencourt
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Am J Cardiol 114:305-11. 2014
    ..The lower rate of tests is driven by a lower rate of tests after positive or inconclusive ETT...
  30. pmc Effects of sex on coronary microvascular dysfunction and cardiac outcomes
    Venkatesh L Murthy
    From the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, and Divisions of Nuclear Medicine and Cardiothoracic Imaging, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI V L M Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Internal Medicine and Radiology V L M, M N, V R T, S D, R B, M F D C, and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine V L M, V R T, J H, S D, R B, M F D C, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology C R F, M G, J H, S D, M F D C, and Istituto di Bioimmagini e Fisiologia Molecolare O R, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche and Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy Division of Cardiology, Vita Salute University and Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy P G C
    Circulation 129:2518-27. 2014
    ..Coronary microvascular dysfunction (CMD) is a prevalent and prognostically important finding in patients with symptoms suggestive of coronary artery disease. The relative extent to which CMD affects both sexes is largely unknown...
  31. pmc Interrelation of coronary calcification, myocardial ischemia, and outcomes in patients with intermediate likelihood of coronary artery disease: a combined positron emission tomography/computed tomography study
    Matthew P Schenker
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 117:1693-700. 2008
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  32. pmc Reproducibility and accuracy of quantitative myocardial blood flow assessment with (82)Rb PET: comparison with (13)N-ammonia PET
    Georges El Fakhri
    Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nucl Med 50:1062-71. 2009
    ....
  33. pmc Quantitative relationship between the extent and morphology of coronary atherosclerotic plaque and downstream myocardial perfusion
    Masanao Naya
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Department of Medicine Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:1807-16. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify the effects of coronary atherosclerosis morphology and extent on myocardial flow reserve (MFR)...
  34. pmc 18F-FDG PET/CT for the assessment of myocardial sarcoidosis
    Hicham Skali
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 15:352. 2013
    ..Accumulating data support the growing role of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG)PET in the diagnosis and risk stratification of patients with cardiac sarcoidosis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cardiac PET-CT
    Marcelo F Di Carli
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 22:101-6. 2007
    ..In summary, integrated PET/CT is a powerful new noninvasive modality that offers the potential for refined diagnosis and management of the entire spectrum of coronary atherosclerosis...
  36. pmc Safety and feasibility of regadenoson use for suboptimal heart rate response during symptom-limited standard Bruce exercise stress test
    Sara L Partington
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:970-8. 2012
    ..Our aim was to study the feasibility and safety of regadenoson injection at peak ETT for submaximal heart rate (HR) response...
  37. ncbi request reprint Integrated cardiac PET-CT for the diagnosis and management of CAD
    Marcelo F Di Carli
    Division of Nuclear Medicine PET, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:139-44. 2006
  38. doi request reprint Reduction in ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake on serial cardiac positron emission tomography is associated with improved left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis
    Michael T Osborne
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 21:166-74. 2014
    ..It is not known whether a reduction in myocardial inflammation, as measured by FDG uptake, is associated with improvement in LV ejection fraction (EF)...
  39. doi request reprint (18)F-FDG PET/CT for the assessment of myocardial sarcoidosis
    Hicham Skali
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 70 Francis Street, Shapiro 5th Floor, Room 128, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 15:352. 2013
    ..Accumulating data support the growing role of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG) PET in the diagnosis and risk stratification of patients with cardiac sarcoidosis...
  40. pmc Multimodality imaging in the assessment of myocardial viability
    Sara L Partington
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 70 Francis Street, Floor 5, Room 128, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 16:381-95. 2011
    ..The effectiveness of the various techniques will be compared, and the limitations of the current literature will be discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Quantitative relation of ST-segment depression during exercise to the magnitude of myocardial ischemia as assessed by single-photon emission computed tomographic myocardial perfusion imaging
    Thomas H Hauser
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:703-8. 2004
    ..This large study found that ST-segment depression during ETT is strongly associated with the magnitude of ischemia. These data support a causative role for the magnitude of ischemia in the generation of ST-segment depression...
  42. ncbi request reprint ACR appropriateness criteria® nonischemic myocardial disease with clinical manifestations (ischemic cardiomyopathy already excluded)
    Leena Mammen
    Advanced Radiology Services, Grand Rapids, MI Department of Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Society of Nuclear Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Cleveland Clinic, Weston, FL Department of Radiology, American College of Cardiology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX Department of Radiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH
    J Thorac Imaging 29:W44-7. 2014
    ..In those instances in which evidence is lacking or not definitive, expert opinion may be used to recommend imaging or treatment. ..
  43. doi request reprint (18)F-FDG PET/CT for the Assessment of Myocardial Sarcoidosis
    Hicham Skali
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 70 Francis Street, Shapiro 5th Floor, Room 128, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 15:370. 2013
    ..Accumulating data support the growing role of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG) PET in the diagnosis and risk stratification of patients with cardiac sarcoidosis...
  44. doi request reprint ACR Appropriateness Criteria(®) acute nonspecific chest pain-low probability of coronary artery disease
    Udo Hoffmann
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 9:745-50. 2012
    ..In those instances in which evidence is lacking or not definitive, expert opinion may be used to recommend imaging or treatment...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cardiology patient page. Exercise testing and nuclear scanning
    Marcelo F Di Carli
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 107:e100-2. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint Single photon emission computed tomography perfusion imaging for assessment of myocardial viability and management of heart failure
    Steven Burrell
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:32-9. 2003
    ..The likelihood of affecting a significant improvement decreases with time to revascularization, however, particularly in the setting of an enlarged left ventricle secondary to ventricular remodeling...
  47. ncbi request reprint Myocardial perfusion imaging and multidetector computed tomographic coronary angiography: appropriate for all patients with suspected coronary artery disease?
    Sharmila Dorbala
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2515-7. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint QT dispersion and viable myocardium in patients with prior myocardial infarction and severe left ventricular dysfunction
    Vuy Hun Li
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1111 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 7:53-9. 2002
    ..However, this relationship is unknown in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction...
  49. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification of women with peripartum cardiomyopathy at initial presentation: a dobutamine stress echocardiography study
    Sharmila Dorbala
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:45-8. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the prognostic use of inotropic contractile reserve on risk stratification and prognostication of women with peripartum cardiomyopathy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Association of electrocardiographic morphology of exercise-induced ventricular arrhythmia with mortality
    Robert E Eckart
    Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas 78234, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:451-60, W82. 2008
    ..The prognostic importance of exercise-induced ventricular arrhythmia (EIVA) may be confounded by the presence of lower-risk idiopathic right ventricular outflow tract arrhythmias with left bundle-branch block (LBBB) morphology...
  51. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the presentation, treatment strategy, and outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention (a report from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Dynamic Registry)
    James Slater
    New York University Medical Center, New York, New York 1016 649, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:773-8. 2003
    ....