Raymond Kwong

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Characterization of microvascular dysfunction after acute myocardial infarction by cardiovascular magnetic resonance first-pass perfusion and late gadolinium enhancement imaging
    Andrew T Yan
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 8:831-7. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Stress cardiac magnetic resonance imaging provides effective cardiac risk reclassification in patients with known or suspected stable coronary artery disease
    Ravi Shah
    MPH, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Section, Cardiovascular Division, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    Circulation 128:605-14. 2013
  3. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis for imaging techniques with a focus on cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Sanjeev A Francis
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Cardiovascular Division, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 15:52. 2013
  4. pmc Strong cardiovascular prognostic implication of quantitative left atrial contractile function assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in patients with chronic hypertension
    Matthew Kaminski
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 13:42. 2011
  5. pmc Improvement of myocardial perfusion reserve detected by cardiovascular magnetic resonance after direct endomyocardial implantation of autologous bone marrow cells in patients with severe coronary artery disease
    Carmen Wing Sze Chan
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 12:6. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiology patient pages. Computed tomography scan and magnetic resonance imaging
    Raymond Y Kwong
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 108:e104-6. 2003
  7. pmc Incidence and prognostic implication of unrecognized myocardial scar characterized by cardiac magnetic resonance in diabetic patients without clinical evidence of myocardial infarction
    Raymond Y Kwong
    MPH, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 118:1011-20. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Diagnostic and prognostic value of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in assessing myocardial viability
    Raymond Y Kwong
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Top Magn Reson Imaging 19:15-24. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of unrecognized myocardial scar detected by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging on event-free survival in patients presenting with signs or symptoms of coronary artery disease
    Raymond Y Kwong
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, Masssachusetts 02115, USA
    Circulation 113:2733-43. 2006
  10. 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

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Characterization of microvascular dysfunction after acute myocardial infarction by cardiovascular magnetic resonance first-pass perfusion and late gadolinium enhancement imaging
    Andrew T Yan
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 8:831-7. 2006
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  2. doi request reprint Stress cardiac magnetic resonance imaging provides effective cardiac risk reclassification in patients with known or suspected stable coronary artery disease
    Ravi Shah
    MPH, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Section, Cardiovascular Division, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115
    Circulation 128:605-14. 2013
    ..Novel methods to stratify at-risk patients may refine therapeutic decisions to improve outcomes...
  3. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis for imaging techniques with a focus on cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Sanjeev A Francis
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Cardiovascular Division, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 15:52. 2013
    ..The limitations of CEA across different study designs and geographic regions are discussed, and we also examine the strengths and weakness of the existing publications where CMR was the focus of CEA compared to other diagnostic options. ..
  4. pmc Strong cardiovascular prognostic implication of quantitative left atrial contractile function assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in patients with chronic hypertension
    Matthew Kaminski
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 13:42. 2011
    ..While increased LA size is a marker of LV diastolic dysfunction and has been shown to be predictive of adverse cardiovascular outcomes, the prognostic significance of altered LA contractile function is unknown...
  5. pmc Improvement of myocardial perfusion reserve detected by cardiovascular magnetic resonance after direct endomyocardial implantation of autologous bone marrow cells in patients with severe coronary artery disease
    Carmen Wing Sze Chan
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 12:6. 2010
    ..This study sought to investigate the functional changes that occur within the chronic human ischaemic myocardium after direct endomyocardial BM cells implantation by cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiology patient pages. Computed tomography scan and magnetic resonance imaging
    Raymond Y Kwong
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 108:e104-6. 2003
  7. pmc Incidence and prognostic implication of unrecognized myocardial scar characterized by cardiac magnetic resonance in diabetic patients without clinical evidence of myocardial infarction
    Raymond Y Kwong
    MPH, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 118:1011-20. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Diagnostic and prognostic value of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in assessing myocardial viability
    Raymond Y Kwong
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Top Magn Reson Imaging 19:15-24. 2008
    ..In addition, we will also review the current literature comparing the clinical utility of CMR with other established imaging modalities in the assessment of CAD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of unrecognized myocardial scar detected by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging on event-free survival in patients presenting with signs or symptoms of coronary artery disease
    Raymond Y Kwong
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, Masssachusetts 02115, USA
    Circulation 113:2733-43. 2006
    ..However, the prognostic significance of unrecognized myocardial scar by CMR in patients without a history of MI is unknown...
  10. 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)...
  11. doi request reprint Quantification of cardiomyocyte hypertrophy by cardiac magnetic resonance: implications for early cardiac remodeling
    Otavio R Coelho-Filho
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA O R C F, R V, T G N, R K Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, Sao Paulo, Brazil O R C F, H M Departments of Pathology R M and Radiology M J H, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA and Cardiovascular Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA B S, A R, S D
    Circulation 128:1225-33. 2013
    ..Methods to phenotype cellular hypertrophy noninvasively are limited. The goal was to validate a cardiac magnetic resonance-based approach for the combined assessment of extracellular matrix expansion and cardiomyocyte hypertrophy...
  12. doi request reprint Cardiac masses, part 2: key imaging features for diagnosis and surgical planning
    Orla Buckley
    Department of Radiology, Division of Thoracic Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:W842-51. 2011
    ..The involvement of key cardiac anatomic structures will also be emphasized to determine resectability and guide surgical planning...
  13. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging technique for myocardial-delayed hyperenhancement: a comparison with the two-dimensional technique
    Servet Tatli
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 20:378-82. 2004
    ..To compare two-dimensional and three-dimensional techniques in the detection of myocardial infarction (MI) and in the grading transmural extent (TE)...
  14. pmc Complementary prognostic values of stress myocardial perfusion and late gadolinium enhancement imaging by cardiac magnetic resonance in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease
    Kevin Steel
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 120:1390-400. 2009
    ..We therefore tested the hypothesis that characterization of these 2 processes from coronary artery disease by CMR can provide complementary prognostic values...
  15. doi request reprint A novel, innovative ovine model of chronic ischemic cardiomyopathy induced by multiple coronary ligations
    Jan D Schmitto
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Artif Organs 34:918-22. 2010
    ..Our proposed model is highly effective, reproducible, and may be used for experimental research on heart failure (cardiac assist devices, heart transplant, etc.)...
  16. ncbi request reprint MRI of atypical lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum
    Servet Tatli
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:598-600. 2004
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint 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...
  19. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging as a prognostic tool in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy
    Sara L Partington
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Department of Medicine and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hosp Pract (Minneap) 38:75-82. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to determine if the presence of LGE will be helpful in predicting which patients may benefit from ICD implantation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of ventricular remodeling and viability
    Michael Jerosch-Herold
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 5:5-10. 2008
    ..This review describes the use of MRI in assessing ventricular remodeling and viability and summarizes the few studies that have relied on MRI for image-based markers of ventricular remodeling...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the peri-infarct zone by contrast-enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance imaging is a powerful predictor of post-myocardial infarction mortality
    Andrew T Yan
    Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Circulation 114:32-9. 2006
    ..In this pilot study, we tested the hypothesis that the extent of the peri-infarct zone quantified by contrast-enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) is an independent predictor of post-MI mortality...
  22. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Intramural atrial hematoma after catheter ablation for atrial tachyarrhythmias
    Rajan Sah
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Cardiovascular Medicine, PBB 1, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 115:e446-7. 2007
  23. pmc Role of transcytolemmal water-exchange in magnetic resonance measurements of diffuse myocardial fibrosis in hypertensive heart disease
    Otavio R Coelho-Filho
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 6:134-41. 2013
    ....
  24. 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
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Extension of the UNFOLD method to include free breathing
    Bruno Madore
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Magn Reson Med 55:352-62. 2006
    ..0 (in three patients) or 3.0 (in two patients). In both cases this extended version of UNFOLD was able to suppress artifacts caused by the presence of breathing motion...
  26. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Risk stratification for therapeutic management and prognosis
    Otavio R Coelho-Filho
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Heart Fail Clin 5:437-55, vii. 2009
    ..This article first reviews the current evidence supporting the prognosticating role of CMR in assessing CAD and then discusses CMR applications and prognostication in many non-coronary cardiac conditions...
  29. doi request reprint Optimal imaging strategies to assess coronary blood flow and risk for patients with coronary artery disease
    Michael Jerosch-Herold
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 23:599-606. 2008
    ..Most recent results from clinical trials on the utility of CMR perfusion and novel directions will be explored...
  30. ncbi request reprint Unifying statistical classification and geodesic active regions for segmentation of cardiac MRI
    Jenny Folkesson
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 12:328-34. 2008
    ..The results show potential for clinical studies of scar tissue in late CE-MRI data...
  31. pmc Myocardial fibrosis as an early manifestation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Carolyn Y Ho
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:552-63. 2010
    ..In animal models, profibrotic genetic pathways are activated early, before hypertrophic remodeling. Data showing early profibrotic responses to sarcomere-gene mutations in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are lacking...
  32. doi request reprint Cardiac masses, part 1: imaging strategies and technical considerations
    Orla Buckley
    Department of Radiology, Division of Thoracic Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:W837-41. 2011
    ..The advantages and disadvantages of echocardiography, cardiac MRI, gated cardiac CT, and nuclear imaging will be discussed and specific techniques presented...
  33. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography for assessment of cardiac chambers, valves, myocardium and pericardium
    Lawrence M Boxt
    Division of Cardiovascular Imaging, Beth Israel Medical Center, 1st Avenue at 16th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Cardiol Clin 21:561-85. 2003
    ..However, the jury is still out regarding the ultimate role of CT in the diagnosis of heart disease; certainly the great potential of cardiac CT has not yet been fully realized...
  34. ncbi request reprint Detecting acute coronary syndrome in the emergency department with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
    Raymond Y Kwong
    Laboratory of Cardiac Energetics, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1061, USA
    Circulation 107:531-7. 2003
    ..Managing chest pain in the emergency department remains a challenge with current diagnostic strategies. We hypothesized that cardiac MRI could accurately identify patients with possible or probable acute coronary syndrome...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized trial of direct endomyocardial implantation of bone marrow cells for treatment of severe coronary artery diseases (PROTECT-CAD trial)
    Hung Fat Tse
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Eur Heart J 28:2998-3005. 2007
    ..Recently, several non-randomized pilot studies have also suggested that direct BM cells implantation appears to be feasible and safe in patients with severe coronary artery diseases (CAD)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Application of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in cardiomyopathy
    Kevin E Steel
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 5:128-35. 2008
    ..This review discusses the utility of CMR in the assessment of cardiomyopathies, including specific imaging techniques and their application in ischemic and nonischemic settings...
  37. ncbi request reprint Two-dimensional assessment of right ventricular function: an echocardiographic-MRI correlative study
    Nagesh S Anavekar
    Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Unit, Austin Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Echocardiography 24:452-6. 2007
    ..Hence, quantitative estimation of RV function has proven difficult in clinical practice...
  38. ncbi request reprint Is magnetic resonance image guidance the key to opening chronic total occlusions?
    Donald S Baim
    Circulation 113:1053-5. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of negative adenosine stress magnetic resonance in patients presenting to an emergency department with chest pain
    W Patricia Ingkanisorn
    Laboratory of Cardiac Energetics, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, and Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1061, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1427-32. 2006
    ..This study was designed to determine the diagnostic value of adenosine cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) in troponin-negative patients with chest pain...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular magnetic resonance in cardiac amyloidosis
    Raymond Y Kwong
    Circulation 111:122-4. 2005
  41. pmc Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: diagnosed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
    Mehmet Ates
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, 34732 Istanbul, Turkey
    Tex Heart Inst J 33:408-9. 2006

Research Grants4

  1. Prognostic Impact and Arrhythmic Potential of Peri-infarct Zone by Cardiac MRI
    Raymond Kwong; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, the results of this study will provide insight if noninvasive MRI can improve the identification of patients at high risk of SCD who are best managed with AICD therapy. ..
  2. Prognostic Impact and Arrhythmic Potential of Peri-infarct Zone by Cardiac MRI
    Raymond Y Kwong; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, the results of this study will provide insight if noninvasive MRI can improve the identification of patients at high risk of SCD who are best managed with AICD therapy. ..
  3. Prognostic Impact and Arrhythmic Potential of Peri-infarct Zone by Cardiac MRI
    Raymond Kwong; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Project Description Page 6 Raymond Y. Kwong, MD 2/5/07 2:09 AM 30 Page of 38 ..