Udo Hoffmann

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Design of the Rule Out Myocardial Ischemia/Infarction Using Computer Assisted Tomography: a multicenter randomized comparative effectiveness trial of cardiac computed tomography versus alternative triage strategies in patients with acute chest pain in the
    Udo Hoffmann
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am Heart J 163:330-8, 338.e1. 2012
  2. pmc Fiber architecture in remodeled myocardium revealed with a quantitative diffusion CMR tractography framework and histological validation
    Choukri Mekkaoui
    Athinoula A, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:70. 2012
  3. pmc Prognostic utility of the acute cardiac ischemia time-insensitive predictive instrument (ACI-TIPI)
    Jonathan S Ilgen
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Centre, 325 9th Avenue, Box 325709, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:49. 2011
  4. pmc Clinical experiences of delayed contrast enhancement with cardiac computed tomography: case series
    Manavjot S Sidhu
    Department of Cardiovascular Imaging, Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMC Res Notes 6:2. 2013
  5. 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
  6. pmc Coronary CT angiography versus standard evaluation in acute chest pain
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:299-308. 2012
  7. pmc Correlation of renin angiotensin and aldosterone system activity with subcutaneous and visceral adiposity: the framingham heart study
    Conall M O'Seaghdha
    National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt, Wayte Avenue Suite 2, Framingham, MA, USA
    BMC Endocr Disord 12:3. 2012
  8. pmc Development and reproducibility of a computed tomography-based measurement of renal sinus fat
    Meredith C Foster
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt, Wayte Avenue, Suite 2, Framingham, Massachusetts 01702, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:52. 2011
  9. pmc Heritability and genome-wide association analysis of renal sinus fat accumulation in the Framingham Heart Study
    Meredith C Foster
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt, Wayte Avenue, Suite 2, Framingham, Massachusetts 01702, USA
    BMC Med Genet 12:148. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of plaque morphology and composition in culprit and stable lesions in acute coronary syndrome and stable lesions in stable angina by multidetector computed tomography
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1655-62. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Cardiac MDCT for Early Triage of Patients with ACS
    Udo Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. PROMISE Trial: Dx Core
    Udo Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. PROMISE Trial: Dx Core
    Udo Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications144 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Design of the Rule Out Myocardial Ischemia/Infarction Using Computer Assisted Tomography: a multicenter randomized comparative effectiveness trial of cardiac computed tomography versus alternative triage strategies in patients with acute chest pain in the
    Udo Hoffmann
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am Heart J 163:330-8, 338.e1. 2012
    ..The ROMICAT II will provide rigorous data on whether CCTA is more efficient than standard of care in the management of patients with acute chest pain at intermediate risk for acute coronary syndrome...
  2. pmc Fiber architecture in remodeled myocardium revealed with a quantitative diffusion CMR tractography framework and histological validation
    Choukri Mekkaoui
    Athinoula A, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:70. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to develop a technique for quantitative 3D diffusion CMR tractography of the heart, and to apply this method to quantify fiber architecture in the remote zone of remodeled hearts...
  3. pmc Prognostic utility of the acute cardiac ischemia time-insensitive predictive instrument (ACI-TIPI)
    Jonathan S Ilgen
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Centre, 325 9th Avenue, Box 325709, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 4:49. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc Clinical experiences of delayed contrast enhancement with cardiac computed tomography: case series
    Manavjot S Sidhu
    Department of Cardiovascular Imaging, Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMC Res Notes 6:2. 2013
    ..Myocardial delayed enhancement (MDE) by gadolinium-enhanced cardiac MRI is well established for myocardial scar assessment in ischemic and non-ischemic heart disease. The role of MDE by cardiac CT (CT-MDE) is not yet defined...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Coronary CT angiography versus standard evaluation in acute chest pain
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:299-308. 2012
    ..It is unclear whether an evaluation incorporating coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) is more effective than standard evaluation in the emergency department in patients with symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndromes...
  7. pmc Correlation of renin angiotensin and aldosterone system activity with subcutaneous and visceral adiposity: the framingham heart study
    Conall M O'Seaghdha
    National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt, Wayte Avenue Suite 2, Framingham, MA, USA
    BMC Endocr Disord 12:3. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  8. pmc Development and reproducibility of a computed tomography-based measurement of renal sinus fat
    Meredith C Foster
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt, Wayte Avenue, Suite 2, Framingham, Massachusetts 01702, USA
    BMC Nephrol 12:52. 2011
    ..We sought to develop a protocol to quantify renal sinus fat accumulation using multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT)...
  9. pmc Heritability and genome-wide association analysis of renal sinus fat accumulation in the Framingham Heart Study
    Meredith C Foster
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt, Wayte Avenue, Suite 2, Framingham, Massachusetts 01702, USA
    BMC Med Genet 12:148. 2011
    ..Ectopic fat accumulation in the renal sinus is associated with chronic kidney disease and hypertension. The genetic contributions to renal sinus fat accumulation in humans have not been well characterized...
  10. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of plaque morphology and composition in culprit and stable lesions in acute coronary syndrome and stable lesions in stable angina by multidetector computed tomography
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1655-62. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess morphology and composition of culprit and stable coronary lesions by multidetector computed tomography (MDCT)...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive detection of coronary atherosclerotic plaque by multidetector row computed tomography
    U Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S46-53. 2005
    ..In fact, algorithms such as the Framingham risk score that are based on traditional risk factors like hypertension and dyslipidemia are not very sensitive, leaving a majority of the population at intermediate risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging of cardiac and paracardiac masses
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, General Hospital and University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Cardiol 92:890-5. 2003
    ..Observers were accurate in the prediction of lesion type (area under curve 0.88 and 0.92), and there was good interobserver variability (Cohen's kappa = 0.64)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of combined low-density lipoprotein apheresis and aggressive statin therapy on coronary calcified plaque as measured by computed tomography
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University and General Hospital of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Cardiol 91:461-4. 2003
  15. pmc Defining normal distributions of coronary artery calcium in women and men (from the Framingham Heart Study)
    Udo Hoffmann
    MGH Cardiac MR PET CT Program and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1136-41, 1141.e1. 2008
    ..Absolute cutoffs underestimated the proportion of subjects with increased CAC, specifically in women, younger persons, and persons at intermediate CHD risk...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of multidetector computed tomography for the assessment of acute chest pain: a consensus statement of the North American Society of Cardiac Imaging and the European Society of Cardiac Radiology
    Arthur E Stillman
    Department of Radiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur Radiol 17:2196-207. 2007
  17. pmc Associations of long-term and early adult atherosclerosis risk factors with aortic and mitral valve calcium
    George Thanassoulis
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2491-8. 2010
    ..To determine the association of long-term exposure to atherosclerosis risk factors with valvular calcification...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Aminotransferase levels are associated with cardiometabolic risk above and beyond visceral fat and insulin resistance: the Framingham Heart Study
    Stacy A Porter
    Center for Population Studies, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Framingham, MA, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 33:139-46. 2013
    ..We sought to characterize associations between aminotransferase levels and cardiometabolic risk after accounting for visceral adipose tissue and insulin resistance...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Single resting hsTnT level predicts abnormal myocardial stress test in acute chest pain patients with normal initial standard troponin
    Waleed Ahmed
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:72-82. 2013
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  24. pmc Intramuscular fat and associations with metabolic risk factors in the Framingham Heart Study
    Kate E Therkelsen
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 33:863-70. 2013
    ..Intramuscular fat accumulates between muscle fibers or within muscle cells. We investigated the association of intramuscular fat with other ectopic fat deposits and metabolic risk factors...
  25. ncbi request reprint MDCT in early triage of patients with acute chest pain
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiac MR CT PET Program and Harvard Medical School, 100 CPZ 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:1240-7. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether contrast-enhanced MDCT-based detection of stenosis is feasible and improves early and accurate triage of patients with acute chest pain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cardiac CT in emergency department patients with acute chest pain
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 165 Charles River Plaza, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiographics 26:963-78; discussion 979-80. 2006
    ....
  27. pmc Utility of nonspecific resting electrocardiographic features for detection of coronary artery stenosis by computed tomography in acute chest pain patients: from the ROMICAT trial
    Quynh A Truong
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:365-74. 2012
    ....
  28. 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
    ....
  29. pmc Incremental value of adenosine-induced stress myocardial perfusion imaging with dual-source CT at cardiac CT angiography
    Jose A Rocha-Filho
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Radiology 254:410-9. 2010
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Focal arterial inflammation precedes subsequent calcification in the same location: a longitudinal FDG-PET/CT study
    Amr Abdelbaky
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Division of Cardiology, and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 6:747-54. 2013
    ..Arterial calcium (Ca) deposition has been identified as an active inflammatory process. We sought to test the hypothesis that local vascular inflammation predisposes to subsequent arterial calcium deposition in humans...
  31. pmc Fatty kidney, hypertension, and chronic kidney disease: the Framingham Heart Study
    Meredith C Foster
    Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA
    Hypertension 58:784-90. 2011
    ..In conclusion, fatty kidney is a common condition that is associated with an increased risk of hypertension and chronic kidney disease. Renal sinus fat may play a role in blood pressure regulation and chronic kidney disease...
  32. pmc Association of pericardial fat, intrathoracic fat, and visceral abdominal fat with cardiovascular disease burden: the Framingham Heart Study
    Amir A Mahabadi
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 165 Charles River Plaza, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:850-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether pericardial fat, intrathoracic fat, and visceral abdominal adipose tissue (VAT) are associated with the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Analytic approaches to establish the diagnostic accuracy of coronary computed tomography angiography as a tool for clinical decision making
    Michael D Shapiro
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1122-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the clinical utility of coronary CTA may be limited by a low PPV in patients with a high prevalence of coronary artery disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Coronary multidetector computed tomography in the assessment of patients with acute chest pain
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Charles River Plaza, Ste 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 114:2251-60. 2006
    ....
  35. 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...
  36. pmc Comprehensive assessment of myocardial perfusion defects, regional wall motion, and left ventricular function by using 64-section multidetector CT
    Ricardo C Cury
    Department of Radiology, Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge St, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 248:466-75. 2008
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of 64-section multidetector computed tomography (CT) for the assessment of perfusion defects (PDs), regional wall motion (RWM), and global left ventricular (LV) function...
  37. pmc Pericardial fat volume correlates with inflammatory markers: the Framingham Heart Study
    Thomas M Tadros
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1039-45. 2010
    ..Multiple markers of inflammation and oxidative stress correlated with pericardial and intrathoracic fat volumes, extending the known association between regional adiposity and inflammation and oxidative stress...
  38. doi request reprint Reperfused myocardial infarction: contrast-enhanced 64-Section CT in comparison to MR imaging
    Koen Nieman
    Cardiac MRI PET CT Program, Department of Radiology and the Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 247:49-56. 2008
    ..To prospectively compare 64-section multidetector computed tomography (CT) and cardiac magnetic resonance (MR) imaging for the early assessment of myocardial enhancement and infarct size after acute reperfused myocardial infarction (MI)...
  39. pmc Prevalence, distribution, and risk factor correlates of high pericardial and intrathoracic fat depots in the Framingham heart study
    George Thanassoulis
    National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, Boston, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:559-66. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence, distribution, and risk factor correlates of high pericardial and intrathoracic fat deposits...
  40. doi request reprint Feasibility of FDG imaging of the coronary arteries: comparison between acute coronary syndrome and stable angina
    Ian S Rogers
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Division of Cardiology and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:388-97. 2010
    ....
  41. 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)...
  42. doi request reprint The effect of heart rhythm on patient radiation dose with dual-source cardiac computed tomography
    Tust Techasith
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:255-63. 2011
    ..To lower the radiation exposure associated with cardiac CT, it is essential to identify all factors that influence radiation dose...
  43. pmc Periaortic adipose tissue and aortic dimensions in the Framingham Heart Study
    George Thanassoulis
    NIH NHLBI Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 1:e000885. 2012
    ..Periaortic fat, because of its contiguity with the aorta, may promote vascular remodeling and aortic dilatation. However, the relations between perioartic fat depots and aortic dimensions have not been previously described...
  44. doi request reprint Comparison of the Diamond-Forrester method and Duke Clinical Score to predict obstructive coronary artery disease by computed tomographic angiography
    Meagan M Wasfy
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:998-1004. 2012
    ..These results identify the need for improved pretest risk scores for noninvasive tests such as CCTA and suggest that the method of risk assessment could have important implications for patient selection and quality assurance programs...
  45. pmc Adiposity, cardiometabolic risk, and vitamin D status: the Framingham Heart Study
    Susan Cheng
    Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 59:242-8. 2010
    ..Few studies relating vitamin D deficiency to obesity have included direct measures of adiposity. Furthermore, the degree to which vitamin D is associated with metabolic traits after adjusting for adiposity measures is unclear...
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of image postprocessing methods for the detection of coronary artery stenoses by using multidetector CT
    Maros Ferencik
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Radiology 243:696-702. 2007
    ....
  48. doi request reprint A comprehensive electrocardiogram-gated 64-slice multidetector computed tomography imaging protocol to visualize the coronary arteries, thoracic aorta, and pulmonary vasculature in a single breath hold
    Michael D Shapiro
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 33:225-32. 2009
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and association of vascular and valvular calcium quantified by multidetector computed tomography in elderly asymptomatic subjects
    Ricardo C Cury
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:348-51. 2004
    ..Further evidence is provided for the notion that calcifications in those regions are associated and that MDCT can be used as a tool for the global assessment of vascular and valvular calcium...
  50. ncbi request reprint Evidence for lower variability of coronary artery calcium mineral mass measurements by multi-detector computed tomography in a community-based cohort--consequences for progression studies
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 100 Charles River Plaza Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Eur J Radiol 57:396-402. 2006
    ....
  51. pmc Association of visceral and subcutaneous adiposity with kidney function
    Jill A Young
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1786-91. 2008
    ..Visceral (VAT) and subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) may confer differential metabolic risk profiles. The relations of VAT and SAT were analyzed with CKD as estimated by creatinine- and cystatin-based estimating equations...
  52. pmc Comparison of postprocessing techniques for the detection of perfusion defects by cardiac computed tomography in patients presenting with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Ian S Rogers
    Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 2750, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 4:258-66. 2010
    ..Despite rapid advances in cardiac computed tomography (CT), a strategy for optimal visualization of perfusion abnormalities on CT has yet to be validated...
  53. pmc Thoracic periaortic and visceral adipose tissue and their cross-sectional associations with measures of vascular function
    Kathryn A Britton
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1496-503. 2013
    ..Perivascular fat may have a local adverse effect on the vasculature. We evaluated whether thoracic periaortic adipose tissue (TAT), a type of perivascular fat, and visceral adipose tissue (VAT) were associated with vascular function...
  54. pmc Classification of coronary atherosclerotic plaques ex vivo with T1, T2, and ultrashort echo time CMR
    Mihály Károlyi
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:466-74. 2013
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Comparison of measurement of cross-sectional coronary atherosclerotic plaque and vessel areas by 16-slice multidetector computed tomography versus intravascular ultrasound
    Fabian Moselewski
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1294-7. 2004
    ..The mean luminal area and mean plaque area were slightly but significantly overestimated with MDCT. MDCT permits the noninvasive measurement of coronary cross-sectional luminal and plaque areas with moderate accuracy...
  56. doi request reprint Positron emission tomography measurement of periodontal 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake is associated with histologically determined carotid plaque inflammation
    Kenneth M Fifer
    Division of Cardiology, Cardiac MR PET CT Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:971-6. 2011
    ....
  57. pmc Indexes of kidney function and coronary artery and abdominal aortic calcium (from the Framingham Offspring Study)
    Nisha I Parikh
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:440-3. 2008
    ..Neither cysC nor MA was significantly associated with AAC in age- and gender- or multivariable-adjusted models. In conclusion, CKD, cysC, and MA are not associated with CAC or AAC when accounting for cardiovascular disease risk factors...
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint Comparison of multidetector computed tomography and two-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography for left ventricular assessment in patients with heart failure
    Javed Butler
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:247-9. 2007
    ..72 for LV end-diastolic volume) to excellent (r = 0.84 for septal wall thickness). In conclusion, MDCT provides comparable results to TTE for LV structure and functional assessment among patients with HF...
  60. pmc Reference values for normal pulmonary artery dimensions by noncontrast cardiac computed tomography: the Framingham Heart Study
    Quynh A Truong
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:147-54. 2012
    ..We determined the age- and sex-specific distribution and normal reference values for mPA and ratio PA by CT in an asymptomatic community-based population...
  61. ncbi request reprint Multidetector computed tomography for the detection of left atrial appendage thrombus: a comparative study with transesophageal echocardiography
    Michael D Shapiro
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 31:905-9. 2007
    ..To determine the diagnostic performance of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) for the detection of left atrial appendage (LAA) thrombus as compared with transesophageal echocardiography...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of 16-slice multi-detector CT to quantify the degree of coronary artery stenosis: assessment of cross-sectional and longitudinal vessel reconstructions
    Ricardo C Cury
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Eur J Radiol 57:345-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of MDCT to quantify the degree of coronary stenosis as compared to quantitative coronary angiography (QCA) using two different reconstruction methods...
  64. ncbi request reprint A novel model to test accuracy and reproducibility of MDCT scan protocols for coronary calcium in vivo
    Michael Rosol
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:111-8. 2006
    ..We compared the accuracy and reliability of prospectively triggered, retrospectively ECG gated, and non-gated CT image reconstruction for measurements of coronary artery calcification (CAC) in vivo using a novel animal model...
  65. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sixty-four-slice multidetector computed tomographic coronary angiography to coronary angiography with intravascular ultrasound for the detection of transplant vasculopathy
    Shawn A Gregory
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:877-84. 2006
    ..Further, MDCT measurements of lumen diameters correlated well with quantitative coronary angiography...
  66. pmc Direct comparison of rest and adenosine stress myocardial perfusion CT with rest and stress SPECT
    David R Okada
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology and Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:27-37. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the level of agreement between CTP and SPECT-MPI at rest and under stress on a per-segment, per-vessel, and per-patient basis...
  67. ncbi request reprint Calcium concentration of individual coronary calcified plaques as measured by multidetector row computed tomography
    Fabian Moselewski
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Circulation 111:3236-41. 2005
    ..In this study, therefore, we assessed the characteristics of individual calcified plaques and their relationship to other parameters derived from CT analysis of coronary calcium in a community-based cross-sectional cohort...
  68. 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)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Improved vessel morphology measurements in contrast-enhanced multi-detector computed tomography coronary angiography with non-linear post-processing
    Maros Ferencik
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Eur J Radiol 57:380-3. 2006
    ..Post-processing to reduce blurring and noise reduced variability of wall area measurements and reduced measurement bias for both wall area and vessel cross-sectional area...
  70. 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...
  71. doi request reprint Use of 100 kV versus 120 kV in cardiac dual source computed tomography: effect on radiation dose and image quality
    Ron Blankstein
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 27:579-86. 2011
    ..02). In selected non-obese patients, use of low kV results in a substantial reduction of radiation dose and may result in improved image quality. These results suggest that low kV should be used more frequently in non-obese patients...
  72. ncbi request reprint Analysis of cardiac dimensions, mass and function in heart transplant recipients using 64-slice multi-detector computed tomography
    Maros Ferencik
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:478-84. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare 64-slice MDCT analysis of cardiac structure and function to 2-dimensional echocardiography in heart transplant recipients...
  73. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of recent and chronic myocardial infarction by cardiac computed tomography
    Koen Nieman
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:303-8. 2006
    ..05), whereas recent MI was not (p > 0.05). In conclusion, recent and long-standing MIs may be differentiated by computed tomography based on myocardial CT attenuation values and ventricular dimensions...
  74. doi request reprint The napkin-ring sign indicates advanced atherosclerotic lesions in coronary CT angiography
    Pal Maurovich-Horvat
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:1243-52. 2012
    ..This study sought to determine the accuracy of plaque pattern assessment by coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) to differentiate between early and advanced atherosclerotic lesions as defined by histology...
  75. pmc Abdominal subcutaneous and visceral adipose tissue and insulin resistance in the Framingham heart study
    Sarah R Preis
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2191-8. 2010
    ..003), where VAT had a stronger association in obese individuals. In conclusion, SAT and VAT are both correlates of insulin resistance; however, VAT is a stronger correlate of insulin resistance than SAT...
  76. 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
    ....
  77. 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...
  78. 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)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Threshold-dependent variability of coronary artery calcification measurements -- implications for contrast-enhanced multi-detector row-computed tomography
    Fabian Moselewski
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Eur J Radiol 57:390-5. 2006
    ..The present study investigated the threshold-dependent variability of coronary artery calcification (CAC) measurements and the potential to quantify CAC in contrast-enhanced multi-detector row-computed tomography (MDCT)...
  80. 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...
  81. pmc Cross-sectional associations between abdominal and thoracic adipose tissue compartments and adiponectin and resistin in the Framingham Heart Study
    Shilpa H Jain
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:903-8. 2009
    ....
  82. 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...
  83. pmc Peri-aortic fat, cardiovascular disease risk factors, and aortic calcification: the Framingham Heart Study
    Sam J Lehman
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Cardiac MR PET CT and Harvard University, Boston, MA, United States
    Atherosclerosis 210:656-61. 2010
    ..We sought to examine associations between adipose tissue depots immediately surrounding the thoracic aorta, metabolic risk factors, and vascular calcification...
  84. pmc Eligibility of individuals with subclinical coronary artery calcium and intermediate coronary heart disease risk for reclassification (from the Framingham Heart Study)
    Sarah Rosner Preis
    Center for Population Studies, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1710-5. 2009
    ..Approximately 25% of intermediate-risk individuals have high CAC scores and may be eligible for reclassification into a higher-risk category...
  85. ncbi request reprint Utility of cardiovascular magnetic resonance to predict left ventricular recovery after primary percutaneous coronary intervention for patients presenting with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Michael D Shapiro
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:211-6. 2007
    ..90, 95% CI 0.58 to 1.40, p = 0.64). In conclusion, when using the delayed enhancement technique for assessment of DHE and MVO, degree of infarct transmurality appears to be a more powerful predictor of LV recovery by CMR...
  86. doi request reprint Diagnostic and prognostic value of absence of coronary artery calcification
    Ammar Sarwar
    Cardiac PET CT MRI Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:675-88. 2009
    ..In this study, we systematically assessed the diagnostic and prognostic value of absence of coronary artery calcification (CAC) in asymptomatic and symptomatic individuals...
  87. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of 16-slice multidetector spiral computed tomography to detect significant obstructive coronary artery disease in patients at high risk for coronary artery disease: patient-versus segment-based analysis
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 100 Charles River Plaza, Ste 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 110:2638-43. 2004
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Detection of calcified and noncalcified coronary atherosclerotic plaque by contrast-enhanced, submillimeter multidetector spiral computed tomography: a segment-based comparison with intravascular ultrasound
    Stephan Achenbach
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Circulation 109:14-7. 2004
    ..We investigated the ability of multidetector spiral computed tomography (MDCT) to detect atherosclerotic plaque in nonstenotic coronary arteries...
  89. pmc Usefulness of electrocardiographic parameters as compared with computed tomography measures of left atrial volume enlargement: from the ROMICAT trial
    Quynh A Truong
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Electrocardiol 44:257-64. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine the diagnostic performance of 6 ECG criteria for LAE as compared with CT left atrial volume (LAV) and index to body surface area (LAVI) as the reference standard...
  90. 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...
  91. 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...
  92. pmc Association of colony-forming units with coronary artery and abdominal aortic calcification
    Susan Cheng
    Cardiology Division, GRB 800, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 122:1176-82. 2010
    ..Experimental data suggest that depletion of these angiogenic cell populations may promote atherogenesis, but limited data are available on their relation to subclinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in humans...
  93. ncbi request reprint Use of multidetector computed tomography for the assessment of acute chest pain: a consensus statement of the North American Society of Cardiac Imaging and the European Society of Cardiac Radiology
    Arthur E Stillman
    Department of Radiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:415-27. 2007
  94. doi request reprint Multimodality imaging of pericardial diseases
    Kibar Yared
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:650-60. 2010
    ..This report reviews the imaging modalities most useful in the assessment of patients with pericardial disease, with an emphasis on the complementary value of multimodality cardiac imaging...
  95. 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
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of coronary computed tomographic angiography to assess suitability for revascularization in patients with significant coronary artery disease and angina pectoris
    Tej N Sheth
    Cardiac MR PETCT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1198-201. 2006
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Relationship of the esophagus and aorta to the left atrium and pulmonary veins: implications for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Ricardo C Cury
    Cardiac CT Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:1317-23. 2005
    ..A potential complication during ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) is damage to adjacent structures such as the esophagus and aorta. Fatal atrio-esophageal fistulas have developed after surgery- or catheter-based AF ablation procedures...
  98. ncbi request reprint Coronary stent assessability by 64 slice multi-detector computed tomography
    Tej Sheth
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:933-8. 2007
    ..We evaluated the assessability of contemporary stent platforms by 64-slice multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT)...
  99. ncbi request reprint Quantitative parameters of image quality in 64-slice computed tomography angiography of the coronary arteries
    Maros Ferencik
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Radiol 57:373-9. 2006
    ..Low heart rate is an important prerequisite for excellent image quality...
  100. pmc Potential uses of computed tomography for management of heart failure patients with dyssynchrony
    Quynh A Truong
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 7:185-90. 2008
    ..We present here the potential concept of using cardiac computed tomography as a single modality to acquire functional and anatomic information, and also to show the possibility of integrating this with real time fluoroscopy...
  101. ncbi request reprint Tomographic coronary angiography by EBCT and MDCT
    Stephan Achenbach
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 46:185-95. 2003
    ..Other applications include the analysis of bypass patency and evaluation of coronary anomalies...

Research Grants4

  1. Cardiac MDCT for Early Triage of Patients with ACS
    Udo Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  2. PROMISE Trial: Dx Core
    Udo Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..L Lee, PI), an Economics and Quality of Life (EQOL; Daniel B Mark, PI), and a Diagnostic Test Core (Dx Core; Udo Hoffmann, PI)...
  3. PROMISE Trial: Dx Core
    Udo Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..L Lee, PI), an Economics and Quality of Life (EQOL;Daniel B Mark, PI), and a Diagnostic Test Core (Dx Core;Udo Hoffmann, PI)...