Akos Varga Szemes


Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA


  1. van Assen M, Lavra F, Schoepf U, Jacobs B, Williams B, Thompson Z, et al. Iodine quantification based on rest / stress perfusion dual energy CT to differentiate ischemic, infarcted and normal myocardium. Eur J Radiol. 2019;112:136-143 pubmed publisher
    ..0 mg/ml (AUC 0.944) at rest. DECT iodine concentration from rest-stress imaging can potentially differentiate between normal, ischemic, and infarcted myocardium. ..
  2. Albrecht M, Varga Szemes A, Schoepf U, Nance J, De Cecco C, De Santis D, et al. Diagnostic Accuracy of Noncontrast Self-navigated Free-breathing MR Angiography versus CT Angiography: A Prospective Study in Pediatric Patients with Suspected Anomalous Coronary Arteries. Acad Radiol. 2019;: pubmed publisher
    ..Noncontrast SN3D-MRA is highly accurate for the detection of coronary artery anomalies in pediatric patients while diagnostic confidence and coronary artery visualization remain superior with CTA. ..
  3. Albrecht M, De Cecco C, Schoepf U, Spandorfer A, Eid M, De Santis D, et al. Dual-energy CT of the heart current and future status. Eur J Radiol. 2018;105:110-118 pubmed publisher
    ..This review article will summarize the major applications utilizing DECT in diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, including both the clinically used and investigational techniques examined to date. ..
  4. Albrecht M, Bickford M, Schoepf U, Tesche C, De Santis D, Eid M, et al. Beam-hardening in 70-kV Coronary CT angiography: Artifact reduction using an advanced post-processing algorithm. Eur J Radiol. 2018;101:111-117 pubmed publisher
    ..217). The iBHC post-processing algorithm leads to significantly reduced beam-hardening while providing improved objective and equivalent subjective image quality in 70-kV cCTA. ..
  5. Caruso D, Rosenberg R, De Cecco C, Mangold S, Wichmann J, Varga Szemes A, et al. Vascular Imaging Before Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR): Why and How?. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2016;18:14 pubmed publisher
    ..g., when the administration of contrast media is contraindicated. ..
  6. Albrecht M, Bodelle B, Varga Szemes A, Dewes P, Bucher A, Ball B, et al. Intra-individual comparison of CAIPIRINHA VIBE technique with conventional VIBE sequences in contrast-enhanced MRI of focal liver lesions. Eur J Radiol. 2017;86:20-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, this technique allows for higher inter-observer agreement when reporting focal liver lesions for both dignity and allocation. ..
  7. Pelgrim G, Nieuwenhuis E, Duguay T, van der Geest R, Varga Szemes A, Slump C, et al. Optimal timing of image acquisition for arterial first pass CT myocardial perfusion imaging. Eur J Radiol. 2017;86:227-233 pubmed publisher
    ..6±3.8s. This time window can be utilized by a test bolus or bolus tracking in the AA or AD using the time delays identified here. ..
  8. Tesche C, De Cecco C, Schoepf U, Duguay T, Albrecht M, De Santis D, et al. CT coronary calcium scoring with tin filtration using iterative beam-hardening calcium correction reconstruction. Eur J Radiol. 2017;91:29-34 pubmed publisher