R J Kim
Affiliation: Northwestern University
- The use of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging to identify reversible myocardial dysfunctionR J Kim
Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, and Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
N Engl J Med 343:1445-53. 2000..We hypothesized that the results of contrast-enhanced MRI can be used to predict whether regions of abnormal ventricular contraction will improve after revascularization in patients with coronary artery disease...
- Visualisation of presence, location, and transmural extent of healed Q-wave and non-Q-wave myocardial infarctionE Wu
Department of Medicine, Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611-3008, USA
Lancet 357:21-8. 2001..INTERPRETATION: The presence, location, and transmural extent of healed Q-wave and non-Q-wave myocardial infarction can be accurately determined by contrast-enhanced MRI...
- Visualization of discrete microinfarction after percutaneous coronary intervention associated with mild creatine kinase-MB elevationM J Ricciardi
Feinberg Cardiovascular Institute and the Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
Circulation 103:2780-3. 2001..Mild elevation of CK-MB after percutaneous coronary intervention is the result of discrete microinfarction...
- An improved MR imaging technique for the visualization of myocardial infarctionO P Simonetti
Siemens Medical Systems, 448 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Radiology 218:215-23. 2001....
- Limits of detection of regional differences in vasodilated flow in viable myocardium by first-pass magnetic resonance perfusion imagingF J Klocke
Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Circulation 104:2412-6. 2001..This study evaluated the suitability of current first-pass magnetic resonance approaches for evaluating such differences, which are 1 to 2 orders of magnitude less than in myocardial infarction...
- Transmural extent of acute myocardial infarction predicts long-term improvement in contractile functionK M Choi
Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Circulation 104:1101-7. 2001..005 for ejection fraction, P<0.001 for mean wall thickening score). CONCLUSION: In patients with acute myocardial infarction, the transmural extent of infarction defined by ceMRI predicts improvement in contractile function...
- Theory of high-speed MR imaging of the human heart with the selective line acquisition modeW G Rehwald
Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University Medical School, 303 E Chicago Ave, Tarry 12-723, Chicago, IL 60611-3008, USA
Radiology 220:540-7. 2001..SLAM images were sharper than 2FI images and showed well-defined endocardial borders. SLAM is best suited for fast imaging of moving objects, such as the heart, confined to 1/n of the field of view...