M J Budoff

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Affiliation: Reproductive Genetics Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Computed tomographic cardiovascular imaging
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 27:32-41. 2006
  2. pmc Normal thoracic aorta diameter on cardiac computed tomography in healthy asymptomatic adults: impact of age and gender
    Song Shou Mao
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 W Carson Street, RB2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Acad Radiol 15:827-34. 2008
  3. ncbi Tracking progression of heart disease with cardiac computed tomography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 9:75-82. 2004
  4. ncbi Methodology for improved detection of coronary stenoses with computed tomographic angiography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Torrance 90502, USA
    Am Heart J 148:1085-90. 2004
  5. ncbi Inhibiting progression of coronary calcification using Aged Garlic Extract in patients receiving statin therapy: a preliminary study
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Prev Med 39:985-91. 2004
  6. ncbi Measures of brachial artery distensibility in relation to coronary calcification
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:350-5. 2003
  7. ncbi Gadolinium-enhanced three-dimensional electron beam coronary angiography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, 1124 W Carson Street RB 2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 26:879. 2002
  8. ncbi Clinical utility of computed tomography and magnetic resonance techniques for noninvasive coronary angiography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1867-78. 2003
  9. ncbi Point: Diabetic Patients and Coronary Calcium: Risk stratification, compliance, and plaque progression
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Research and Education Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:541-2. 2003
  10. ncbi Ability of calibration phantom to reduce the interscan variability in electron beam computed tomography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, 1124 W Carson Street RB 2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 26:886-91. 2002

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Publications99

  1. ncbi Computed tomographic cardiovascular imaging
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 27:32-41. 2006
    ..g., non-invasive stress imaging) and intensification of medical therapy; CAC should have a significant impact on early detection and management of CAD...
  2. pmc Normal thoracic aorta diameter on cardiac computed tomography in healthy asymptomatic adults: impact of age and gender
    Song Shou Mao
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 W Carson Street, RB2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Acad Radiol 15:827-34. 2008
    ..To establish the normal criterion of ascending aortic diameter (AAOD) measured by 64 multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and electron beam computed tomography (EBT) based on gender and age...
  3. ncbi Tracking progression of heart disease with cardiac computed tomography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 9:75-82. 2004
    ..An increased rate of progression of coronary calcium seems to indicate a substantially increased risk for adverse cardiac events, suggesting that this modality can be used to monitor the efficacy of therapy...
  4. ncbi Methodology for improved detection of coronary stenoses with computed tomographic angiography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Torrance 90502, USA
    Am Heart J 148:1085-90. 2004
    ..We assessed the accuracy of electron beam computed tomographic angiography (EBA) for detection of coronary stenoses, using improved triggering techniques and thinner slice collimation...
  5. ncbi Inhibiting progression of coronary calcification using Aged Garlic Extract in patients receiving statin therapy: a preliminary study
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Prev Med 39:985-91. 2004
    ..However, no study has evaluated the ability of AGE to inhibit vascular calcification, a marker of plaque formation in human coronary arteries...
  6. ncbi Measures of brachial artery distensibility in relation to coronary calcification
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:350-5. 2003
    ..This study sought to compare measures of brachial artery distensibility to subclinical atherosclerosis as measured by electron beam tomography (EBT)...
  7. ncbi Gadolinium-enhanced three-dimensional electron beam coronary angiography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, 1124 W Carson Street RB 2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 26:879. 2002
  8. ncbi Clinical utility of computed tomography and magnetic resonance techniques for noninvasive coronary angiography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1867-78. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi Point: Diabetic Patients and Coronary Calcium: Risk stratification, compliance, and plaque progression
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Research and Education Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:541-2. 2003
  10. ncbi Ability of calibration phantom to reduce the interscan variability in electron beam computed tomography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, 1124 W Carson Street RB 2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 26:886-91. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that a calibration phantom would improve interpatient and interscan variability in coronary artery calcium (CAC) studies...
  11. ncbi Coronary artery disease progression assessed by electron-beam computed tomography
    M J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Los Angeles County Harbor University of California Los Angeles Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Am J Cardiol 88:46E-50E. 2001
    ....
  12. ncbi Comparison of spiral and electron beam tomography in the evaluation of coronary calcification in asymptomatic persons
    M J Budoff
    The Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, 1124 West Carson Street, RB 2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Int J Cardiol 77:181-8. 2001
    ..Caution should be used when evaluating the results of spiral CT coronary calcium especially in patients with relatively low calcium scores (<200)...
  13. ncbi Evaluation of fluid collection in the pericardial sinuses and recesses: noncontrast-enhanced electron beam tomography
    M J Budoff
    Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, and Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Invest Radiol 35:359-65. 2000
    ....
  14. ncbi Electron beam computed tomography: calcification and lipid lowering interventions
    M J Budoff
    Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Z Kardiol 89:130-4. 2000
    ..The ability to track the progression or regression of atherosclerosis non-invasively would allow better evaluation of these therapies...
  15. ncbi Usefulness of electron beam computed tomography scanning for distinguishing ischemic from nonischemic cardiomyopathy
    M J Budoff
    Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:1173-8. 1998
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the ability of electron beam computed tomography (EBCT) to distinguish ischemic from nonischemic causes of cardiomyopathy by evaluating heart failure patients for coronary calcification (CC)...
  16. ncbi Exercise testing and electron beam computed tomography in the evaluation of coronary artery disease
    D M Shavelle
    Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:32-8. 2000
    ..This study compared coronary artery calcium (CC) as detected by electron beam computed tomography (EBCT) with conventional stress testing in the evaluation of patients with symptoms suggestive of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  17. ncbi Effect of electrocardiogram triggering on reproducibility of coronary artery calcium scoring
    S Mao
    Harbor-UCLA Research and Education Institute, 1124 W Carson St, RB-2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Radiology 220:707-11. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Study results strongly support the use of an ECG trigger of 40% rather than 80% of the R-R interval in electron-beam CT calcium studies...
  18. ncbi Screening patients with chest pain in the emergency department using electron beam tomography: a follow-up study
    D Georgiou
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:105-10. 2001
    ..Furthermore, the absence of CAC is associated with a very low risk of future cardiac risk events in this population over the subsequent seven years (annual event rate <1%)...
  19. ncbi Improved reproducibility of coronary artery calcium scoring by electron beam tomography with a new electrocardiographic trigger method
    S Mao
    Harbor-UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Invest Radiol 36:363-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These results strongly support the use of this new ECG trigger that relies on a rate-adjusted millisecond delay after the R wave instead of the more commonly used 80% R-R interval in EBT calcium studies...
  20. ncbi Aortic atherosclerosis detected with electron-beam CT as a predictor of obstructive coronary artery disease
    Junichiro Takasu
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Research and Education Institute, 1124 W Carson St, Bldg RB 2, Torrance, CA 90502 2064, USA
    Acad Radiol 10:631-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of measurement of aortic atherosclerosis with electron-beam CT as an independent predictor of obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  21. ncbi Coronary calcium does not accurately predict near-term future coronary events in high-risk adults
    R C Detrano
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502 2064, USA
    Circulation 99:2633-8. 1999
    ..In addition, we assessed the predictive value of a risk model that included calcium score and cardiac risk-factor data...
  22. doi Relation of oxidative biomarkers, vascular dysfunction, and progression of coronary artery calcium
    Naser Ahmadi
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:459-66. 2010
    ..Increases in OxPL/apoB and lipoprotein(a) correlated strongly with increases in vascular function and predicted a lack of progression of CAC...
  23. ncbi Coronary artery motion during the cardiac cycle and optimal ECG triggering for coronary artery imaging
    B Lu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Saint John's Cardiovascular Research Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Invest Radiol 36:250-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: For coronary artery screening, the optimal ECG trigger time should be determined according to the patient's heart rate, thus greatly reducing motion and motion artifacts during 100-ms acquisitions...
  24. ncbi Accurate measures of left ventricular ejection fraction using electron beam tomography: a comparison with radionuclide angiography, and cine angiography
    H K Baik
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center and The Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Int J Card Imaging 16:391-8. 2000
    ..Contrast enhanced electron beam tomography (EBT), with excellent temporal and spatial resolution, has the potential for highly accurate measures of ejection fraction...
  25. pmc Computed tomography: new horizons
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 33:197-200. 2006
  26. ncbi Measurement of the RT interval on ECG records during electron-beam CT
    Songshou Mao
    Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Research and Education Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 W Carson St, RB2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Acad Radiol 10:638-43. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi Visualizing coronary calcium is associated with improvements in adherence to statin therapy
    Nove K Kalia
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 185:394-9. 2006
    ..We evaluated whether visualization of coronary calcium would positively affect patients' adherence rates...
  28. ncbi Coronary calcium scanning
    Ambarish Gopal
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 4:43-50. 2006
    ..In summary, coronary calcium detection significantly improves the accuracy of global cardiovascular risk prevention, the noninvasive tracking of the atherosclerotic burden, and the prediction of cardiovascular events...
  29. doi Mortality incidence and the severity of coronary atherosclerosis assessed by computed tomography angiography
    Matthew P Ostrom
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1335-43. 2008
    ..This study investigated whether cardiac computed tomography angiography (CTA) can predict all-cause mortality in symptomatic patients...
  30. pmc Expert review on coronary calcium
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 4:315-24. 2008
    ..This article reviews information pertaining to the clinical use of CAC for assessing coronary atherosclerosis as a useful predictor of coronary artery disease (CAD) in certain population of patients...
  31. ncbi Coronary calcium progression rates with a zero initial score by electron beam tomography
    Ambarish Gopal
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Center at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA, USA
    Int J Cardiol 117:227-31. 2007
    ..In this study, we sought to determine the rate of new calcifications in patients initially presenting with a zero initial score on electron beam tomography (EBT)...
  32. ncbi Diabetes and the associated incidence of subclinical atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease: Implications for management
    E Khaleeli
    Division of Cardiology, St John's Cardiovascular Research Center, Harbor-University of California, Los Angeles, Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am Heart J 141:637-44. 2001
    ..The high prevalence of CC in asymptomatic persons with diabetes supports the need for aggressive management of diabetes and associated risk factors...
  33. ncbi Impact of phosphate binder type on coronary artery calcification in hemodialysis patients
    R Shantouf
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA, USA
    Clin Nephrol 74:12-8. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that, in MHD patients, intake of the calcium-free phosphate binder sevelamer is associated with lower CAC compared to calcium-based phosphate binders (CBPB)...
  34. ncbi Optimal ECG trigger point in electron-beam CT studies: three methods for minimizing motion artifacts
    S Mao
    Harbor-UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Acad Radiol 8:1107-15. 2001
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  35. doi Diagnostic performance of 64-multidetector row coronary computed tomographic angiography for evaluation of coronary artery stenosis in individuals without known coronary artery disease: results from the prospective multicenter ACCURACY (Assessment by Coro
    Matthew J Budoff
    Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1724-32. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of electrocardiographically gated 64-multidetector row coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) in individuals without known coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  36. ncbi Underlying risk factors incrementally add to the standard risk estimate in detecting subclinical atherosclerosis in low- and intermediate-risk middle-aged asymptomatic individuals
    Milind Y Desai
    Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am Heart J 148:871-7. 2004
    ..High burden of coronary artery calcification (CAC) on electron beam tomography (EBT) is a CHD risk equivalent...
  37. ncbi Association between progression of aortic valve calcification and coronary calcification: assessment by electron beam tomography
    Junichiro Takasu
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, 1124 W Carson Street, RB2, Torrance, CA 90502
    Acad Radiol 12:298-304. 2005
    ..We sought to examine the relationship of AVC to coronary artery calcification (CC), to assess whether similar risk factors affect the process in a similar way...
  38. ncbi Plasma homocysteine predicts progression of atherosclerosis
    M Leila Rasouli
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Atherosclerosis 181:159-65. 2005
    ..8 mg/L) had a median yearly progression of 22%, compared to 21% for those with CRP value = 0.9-11 mg/L (p = ns). Presence of elevated HCY (>12 micromol/L) strongly and independently predicts progression of coronary plaque burden...
  39. pmc Coronary calcium predicts events better with absolute calcium scores than age-sex-race/ethnicity percentiles: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:345-52. 2009
    ..In this study, we aimed to establish whether age-sex-specific percentiles of coronary artery calcium (CAC) predict cardiovascular outcomes better than the actual (absolute) CAC score...
  40. ncbi Effects of hormone replacement on progression of coronary calcium as measured by electron beam tomography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:410-7. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate the progression of subclinical atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women using no hormone replacement therapy (HRT), combined therapy, and estrogen alone in an observational study...
  41. pmc Relationship between coronary artery and descending thoracic aortic calcification as detected by computed tomography: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Junichiro Takasu
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Atherosclerosis 204:440-6. 2009
    ..Previous studies demonstrate that DTAC is associated with obstructive CAD and coronary risk factors. However, no prior studies have examined the association of CAC and DTAC as detected by cardiac CT in a large population-based cohort...
  42. ncbi Diabetes and progression of coronary calcium under the influence of statin therapy
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, Calif 90502, USA
    Am Heart J 149:695-700. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate the progression of atherosclerosis in asymptomatic persons with type 2 diabetes and measure the influence of statin therapy on CAC progression...
  43. ncbi Long-term prognosis associated with coronary calcification: observations from a registry of 25,253 patients
    Matthew J Budoff
    Harbor UCLA Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1860-70. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi Safety of EBCT contrast injection studies in severe pulmonary hypertension
    R J Oudiz
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Int J Card Imaging 16:399-403. 2000
    ..We studied the safety of contrast-enhanced electron beam computed tomography (EBCT) in 29 patients with severe pulmonary hypertension. The mean dose of intravenous contrast used was 124 +/- 39 cc...
  45. ncbi Ethnic differences of the presence and severity of coronary atherosclerosis
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, 1124 W Carson Street, Bldg RB 2, Torrance, CA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 187:343-50. 2006
    ..The objective of the study is to assess the differences in the prevalence and severity of coronary artery calcification, as a measure of atherosclerosis, in these different ethnic groups...
  46. doi Cardiac computed tomographic angiography in an outpatient setting: an analysis of clinical outcomes over a 40-month period
    Ambarish Gopal
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, 1124 W Carson Street, RB2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:90-5. 2009
    ..Cardiac computed tomographic angiography (CTA) provides for accurate noninvasive diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  47. doi Measures of coronary artery calcification and association with the metabolic syndrome and diabetes
    Uzoma N Ibebuogu
    Division of Cardiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 4:6-11. 2009
    ..In addition, the presence of the metabolic syndrome or DM with increased FRS has incremental value over the FRS, DM, or the metabolic syndrome alone in predicting significant CAC...
  48. ncbi Prognostic significance of zero coronary calcium scores on cardiac computed tomography
    Shahrzad Shareghi
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 W Carson Street, RB2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 1:155-9. 2007
    ..Several studies reported event rates of zero for those persons without CAC by cardiac computed tomography (CT)...
  49. doi Aged garlic extract supplemented with B vitamins, folic acid and L-arginine retards the progression of subclinical atherosclerosis: a randomized clinical trial
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA, USA
    Prev Med 49:101-7. 2009
    ..This study was designed to assess whether aged garlic extract therapy with supplements (AGE+S) favorably affects inflammatory and oxidation biomarkers, vascular function and progression of atherosclerosis as compared to placebo...
  50. ncbi Assessment of coronary plaque morphology by contrast-enhanced computed tomographic angiography: comparison with intravascular ultrasound
    Margaret Leila Rasouli
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 17:359-64. 2006
    ..Computed tomographic (CT) angiography provides accurate noninvasive assessment for coronary artery stenosis. The ability of CT angiography to determine plaque morphology remains unclear...
  51. ncbi Continuous probabilistic prediction of angiographically significant coronary artery disease using electron beam tomography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, Calif 90502 2064, USA
    Circulation 105:1791-6. 2002
    ..Such a model could greatly facilitate clinical triage in symptomatic patients with no known CAD...
  52. ncbi Cardiac CT angiography (CTA) and nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI)-a comparison in detecting significant coronary artery disease
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, 1124 W Carson Street, RB2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:252-7. 2007
    ..In this study, we sought to compare the accuracies of CTA and myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) for identifying symptomatic patients with hemodynamically significant obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  53. doi Relationship of thoracic aortic calcium to coronary calcium and its progression (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [MESA])
    Juan J Rivera
    Division of Cardiology, Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1562-7. 2009
    ..25 to 30.18). In conclusion, TAC is associated with the incidence and progression of CAC. The detection of TAC may improve risk stratification efforts. Future clinical outcomes studies are needed to support such an approach...
  54. ncbi Noninvasive gadolinium-enhanced three dimensional computed tomography coronary angiography
    Khawar M Gul
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, 1124 W Carson Street, RB2, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Acad Radiol 13:840-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the image quality of Gd-based contrast agents during coronary CTA...
  55. ncbi Comparison of prevalence and severity of coronary calcium determined by electron beam tomography among various ethnic groups
    Arun Hatwalkar
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance 90502 2064, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1225-7. 2003
  56. ncbi Valvular and thoracic aortic calcium as a marker of the extent and severity of angiographic coronary artery disease
    Hideya Yamamoto
    Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance 90502, USA
    Am Heart J 146:153-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether valvular and thoracic aortic calcification is associated with obstructive CAD...
  57. ncbi Framingham risk equation underestimates subclinical atherosclerosis risk in asymptomatic women
    Erin D Michos
    Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Atherosclerosis 184:201-6. 2006
    ..However, the adequacy of FRE for identifying asymptomatic women with CAC is unknown...
  58. ncbi Comparison of coronary artery calcium screening image quality between C-150 and e-Speed electron beam scanners
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, 1124 W Carson Street, RB2, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Acad Radiol 12:309-12. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate coronary artery calcium screening image quality between the e-Speed and C-150 scanners (GE Imatron, San Francisco, CA)...
  59. ncbi Measurement of coronary artery calcification by electron beam computerized tomography in persons with chronic spinal cord injury: evidence for increased atherosclerotic burden
    S H Orakzai
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Spinal Cord 45:775-9. 2007
    ..Whether the increased risk of disease is owing to clustering of traditional cardiac risk factor or is over and above that predicted by risk factors was addressed...
  60. doi Interaction of age with lipoproteins as predictors of aortic valve calcification in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    David S Owens
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195 6422, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1200-7. 2008
    ....
  61. ncbi The interscan variation of CT coronary artery calcification score: analysis of the Calcium Acetate Renagel Comparison (CARE)-2 study
    Matthew J Budoff
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Acad Radiol 15:58-61. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to estimate the interscan variation for the Agatston score and for the volume score determined in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the CARE-2 study...
  62. ncbi Causes of interscan variability of coronary artery calcium measurements at electron-beam CT
    Bin Lu
    Division of Cardiology, Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Acad Radiol 9:654-61. 2002
    ..The authors performed this study to investigate the causes of interscan variability of coronary artery calcium measurements at electron-beam computed tomography (CT)...
  63. doi Noninvasive anatomical coronary artery imaging versus myocardial perfusion imaging: which confers superior diagnostic and prognostic information?
    Yalcin Hacioglu
    Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 34:637-44. 2010
    ..Further studies comparing the short- and long-term clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of these tests are required to determine their optimal role in the management of symptomatic patients with suspected CAD...
  64. ncbi Ethnic differences in coronary atherosclerosis
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502 2064, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:408-12. 2002
    ..The study was done to evaluate whether ethnic differences exist in the prevalence of coronary artery calcification (CAC), and to determine whether differences in calcification correlate with the degree of coronary obstruction...
  65. ncbi Electron beam tomography and angiography: sex differences
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Saint John s Cardiovascular Research Center, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am Heart J 143:877-82. 2002
    ....
  66. doi Association between coronary artery calcification progression and microalbuminuria: the MESA study
    Andrew P DeFilippis
    Division of Cardiology, The Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:595-604. 2010
    ..This study sought to evaluate the relationship between microalbuminuria (MA) and the development and progression of atherosclerosis, as assessed by incident and progression of coronary artery calcification (CAC)...
  67. ncbi HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (statin) and aortic valve calcium
    David M Shavelle
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6422, USA
    Lancet 359:1125-6. 2002
    ..006) and 44-49% fewer statin patients had definite AVC progression (p=0.043). These findings suggest that statins may decrease AVC accumulation...
  68. doi Diagnostic accuracy of coronary computed tomography angiography as interpreted on a mobile handheld phone device
    Troy M LaBounty
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:482-90. 2010
    ....
  69. doi Association of plaque in the carotid and coronary arteries, using MDCT angiography
    Yasmin S Hamirani
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Department of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 1124 W, Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90502, United States
    Atherosclerosis 211:141-5. 2010
    ..We evaluated MDCT correlation of total plaque and various plaque subtypes in carotid and coronary arteries...
  70. doi Right common iliac aneurysm by peripheral computed tomographic angiography
    Ambarish Gopal
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:800-1. 2009
    ..Given it's non-invasive nature and high diagnostic accuracy, CTA is poised to become the noninvasive test of choice in patients with suspected PAD or in patients at risk for obstructive vascular disease...
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    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 34:645-51. 2010
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    Songshou Mao
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California dagger From the Department of Radiology, Xijing Hospital, Xi an, China
    Invest Radiol 38:183-7. 2003
    ..To estimate the sensitivity to find small coronary artery calcium lesions with use of different slice widths with electron beam tomography...
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    Alex Chau
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
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    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 29:699-703. 2005
    ..The diagnostic accuracy of nuclear stress testing and electron beam tomography (EBT) was evaluated to differentiate between nonischemic and ischemic CM, using coronary angiography as the reference standard...
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    Ambarish Gopal
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:369-75. 2007
    ..This article will review such a screening method, namely coronary calcium scanning, in the field of geriatric cardiology...
  76. ncbi Reproducibility of electron-beam CT measures of aortic valve calcification
    Matthew J Budoff
    Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, Calif, USA
    Acad Radiol 9:1122-7. 2002
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  77. ncbi Reproducibility of CT measurements of aortic valve calcification, mitral annulus calcification, and aortic wall calcification in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Matthew J Budoff
    Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Acad Radiol 13:166-72. 2006
    ..We sought to establish the interscan, interobserver, and intraobserver reproducibility of these measures in all cardiac CT scans in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis...
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    Khurram Nasir
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am Heart J 146:969-77. 2003
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    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Clin Cardiol 29:489-93. 2006
    ..It not only provides high-resolution anatomical information of the coronary artery tree but also helps define other aspects of the cardiovascular anatomy, be it normal or abnormal...
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    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
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    Milind Y Desai
    Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:729-32. 2004
    ..Thus, asymptomatic patients who have > or =2 metabolic risk factors and who regularly engage in long-duration PA have a lower prevalence of CAC than do those who are sedentary or participate in moderate-duration PA...
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    Khurram Nasir
    The Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Circulation 110:2150-6. 2004
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    Raul D Santos
    Lipid Clinic Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Atherosclerosis 187:378-84. 2006
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    Erin D Michos
    Ciccarone Preventative Cardiology Center, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:655-7. 2005
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    Khurram Nasir
    Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1146-9. 2004
    ..The 2 scores increased as the number of atherosclerotic risk factors increased. The volume scores were statistically smaller than the Agatston scores at the upper quartile level...
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    Hypertension Division, Metropol Medical Center, Ankara, Turkey
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    Songshou Mao
    Department of Radiology, Xijing Hospital, Xi an, China
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    Khurram Nasir
    The Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Cardiol Rev 13:174-83. 2005
    ..Finally, EBT has the potential to determine the consequences of therapeutic interventions regarding progression, stabilization, or regression of coronary atherosclerotic disease...
  89. ncbi Coronary calcium: does it still play a role in the age of CT angiography
    Matthew J Budoff
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, 1124 W Carson Street, RB2 Torrance, CA, USA
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    Reza Ardehali
    Stanford Hospital, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5233, United States
    Atherosclerosis 192:235-42. 2007
    ..Randomized clinical trials will help determine if selective use of cardiac CT in the intermediate-risk patient would lead to more appropriate use of pharmacologic therapy and improved clinical outcomes...
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    Bin Lu
    Department of Radiology, FuWai Cardiovascular Institute and Hospital, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
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  92. ncbi Value of multislice computed tomography coronary angiography in suspected coronary artery disease
    Khurram Nasir
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2070-1; author reply 2071. 2007
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    Khurram Nasir
    Cardiac MRI PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:953-60. 2007
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  94. ncbi ACCF/AHA 2007 clinical expert consensus document on coronary artery calcium scoring by computed tomography in global cardiovascular risk assessment and in evaluation of patients with chest pain: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Cl
    Philip Greenland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:378-402. 2007
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    Matthew J Budoff
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:319-21. 2006
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    Harvey S Hecht
    Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am Heart J 151:1139-46. 2006
    ..Physician awareness of this technology and its appropriate uses and limitations is crucial to appropriate use...
  97. ncbi Utility of stress testing and coronary calcification measurement for detection of coronary artery disease in women
    Khurram Nasir
    Divisions of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1610-20. 2004
    ..For high-risk symptomatic women, a more aggressive approach involving coronary angiography appears to be the preferred initial diagnostic strategy...
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    Philip Greenland
    Circulation 115:402-26. 2007
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    Nathan D Wong
    Heart Disease Prevention Program, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Am Heart J 143:456-9. 2002
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