coronary angiography

Summary

Summary: Radiography of the vascular system of the heart muscle after injection of a contrast medium.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Comprehensive assessment of coronary artery stenoses: computed tomography coronary angiography versus conventional coronary angiography and correlation with fractional flow reserve in patients with stable angina
    W Bob Meijboom
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:636-43. 2008
  2. ncbi Quantification of coronary artery calcium using ultrafast computed tomography
    A S Agatston
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida 33140
    J Am Coll Cardiol 15:827-32. 1990
  3. ncbi Diagnostic performance of coronary angiography by 64-row CT
    Julie M Miller
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore 21287, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:2324-36. 2008
  4. ncbi A polymer-based, paclitaxel-eluting stent in patients with coronary artery disease
    Gregg W Stone
    Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute, New York 10022, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:221-31. 2004
  5. ncbi Coronary calcium as a predictor of coronary events in four racial or ethnic groups
    Robert Detrano
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1336-45. 2008
  6. ncbi Sirolimus-eluting stents versus standard stents in patients with stenosis in a native coronary artery
    Jeffrey W Moses
    Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York, New York 10021, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1315-23. 2003
  7. ncbi Fractional flow reserve versus angiography for guiding percutaneous coronary intervention
    Pim A L Tonino
    Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 360:213-24. 2009
  8. ncbi Prognostic impact of coronary vasodilator dysfunction on adverse long-term outcome of coronary heart disease
    V Schachinger
    Department of Internal Medicine IV, Division of Cardiology, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Circulation 101:1899-906. 2000
  9. ncbi Mortality and cardiovascular events in patients treated with homocysteine-lowering B vitamins after coronary angiography: a randomized controlled trial
    Marta Ebbing
    Department of Heart Disease, Haukeland University Hospital, Jonas Liesvei 65, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    JAMA 300:795-804. 2008
  10. ncbi Adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction: assessment of image noise and image quality in coronary CT angiography
    Jonathon Leipsic
    Department of Radiology and Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6N 2N7, Canada
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:649-54. 2010

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  1. ncbi Comprehensive assessment of coronary artery stenoses: computed tomography coronary angiography versus conventional coronary angiography and correlation with fractional flow reserve in patients with stable angina
    W Bob Meijboom
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:636-43. 2008
    We sought to determine the diagnostic accuracy of noninvasive visual (computed tomography coronary angiography [CTCA]) and quantitative computed tomography coronary angiography (QCT) to predict the hemodynamic significance of a coronary ..
  2. ncbi Quantification of coronary artery calcium using ultrafast computed tomography
    A S Agatston
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida 33140
    J Am Coll Cardiol 15:827-32. 1990
    ..Ultrafast computed tomography is an excellent tool for detecting and quantifying coronary artery calcium...
  3. ncbi Diagnostic performance of coronary angiography by 64-row CT
    Julie M Miller
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore 21287, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:2324-36. 2008
    ..The accuracy of multidetector computed tomographic (CT) angiography involving 64 detectors has not been well established...
  4. ncbi A polymer-based, paclitaxel-eluting stent in patients with coronary artery disease
    Gregg W Stone
    Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute, New York 10022, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:221-31. 2004
    ..Restenosis after coronary stenting necessitates repeated percutaneous or surgical revascularization procedures. The delivery of paclitaxel to the site of vascular injury may reduce the incidence of neointimal hyperplasia and restenosis...
  5. ncbi Coronary calcium as a predictor of coronary events in four racial or ethnic groups
    Robert Detrano
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1336-45. 2008
    ..However, it is not known whether coronary-artery calcium predicts coronary heart disease in other racial or ethnic groups...
  6. ncbi Sirolimus-eluting stents versus standard stents in patients with stenosis in a native coronary artery
    Jeffrey W Moses
    Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York, New York 10021, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1315-23. 2003
    ..Preliminary reports of studies involving simple coronary lesions indicate that a sirolimus-eluting stent significantly reduces the risk of restenosis after percutaneous coronary revascularization...
  7. ncbi Fractional flow reserve versus angiography for guiding percutaneous coronary intervention
    Pim A L Tonino
    Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 360:213-24. 2009
    ..with multivessel coronary artery disease who are undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), coronary angiography is the standard method for guiding the placement of the stent...
  8. ncbi Prognostic impact of coronary vasodilator dysfunction on adverse long-term outcome of coronary heart disease
    V Schachinger
    Department of Internal Medicine IV, Division of Cardiology, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Circulation 101:1899-906. 2000
    ..Therefore, we prospectively investigated whether coronary endothelial dysfunction predicts disease progression and cardiovascular event rates...
  9. ncbi Mortality and cardiovascular events in patients treated with homocysteine-lowering B vitamins after coronary angiography: a randomized controlled trial
    Marta Ebbing
    Department of Heart Disease, Haukeland University Hospital, Jonas Liesvei 65, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    JAMA 300:795-804. 2008
    ..Observational studies have reported associations between circulating total homocysteine concentration and risk of cardiovascular disease. Oral administration of folic acid and vitamin B(12) can lower plasma total homocysteine levels...
  10. ncbi Adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction: assessment of image noise and image quality in coronary CT angiography
    Jonathon Leipsic
    Department of Radiology and Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6N 2N7, Canada
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:649-54. 2010
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine the effect of Adaptive Statistical Iterative Reconstruction (ASIR) on cardiac CT angiography (CTA) signal, noise, and image quality...
  11. ncbi Symmetrical and asymmetrical dimethylarginine as predictors for mortality in patients referred for coronary angiography: the Ludwigshafen Risk and Cardiovascular Health study
    Andreas Meinitzer
    Clinical Institute of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Clin Chem 57:112-21. 2011
    ..Asymmetrical dimethylarginine (ADMA), an endogenous nitric oxide synthase inhibitor, has been linked to cardiovascular risk. The clinical role of its structural isomer symmetrical dimethylarginine (SDMA) remains largely unclear...
  12. ncbi A prospective natural-history study of coronary atherosclerosis
    Gregg W Stone
    Columbia University Medical Center New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, NY 10022, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:226-35. 2011
    ..Atherosclerotic plaques that lead to acute coronary syndromes often occur at sites of angiographically mild coronary-artery stenosis. Lesion-related risk factors for such events are poorly understood...
  13. ncbi Radial versus femoral access for coronary angiography and intervention in patients with acute coronary syndromes (RIVAL): a randomised, parallel group, multicentre trial
    Sanjit S Jolly
    McMaster University and the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Lancet 377:1409-20. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess whether radial access was superior to femoral access in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) who were undergoing coronary angiography with possible intervention.
  14. ncbi Estimated radiation dose associated with cardiac CT angiography
    Jorg Hausleiter
    Department of Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinik an der Technischen Universität München, Lazarettstrasse 36, 80636 München, Germany
    JAMA 301:500-7. 2009
    ..However, the potential risks due to exposure to ionizing radiation associated with CCTA have raised concerns...
  15. ncbi Guidelines on the management of stable angina pectoris: executive summary: The Task Force on the Management of Stable Angina Pectoris of the European Society of Cardiology
    Kim Fox
    Department of Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Eur Heart J 27:1341-81. 2006
  16. ncbi 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)...
  17. ncbi Estimating risk of cancer associated with radiation exposure from 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography
    Andrew J Einstein
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology and Department of Radiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    JAMA 298:317-23. 2007
    Computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) has become a common diagnostic test, yet there are little data on its associated cancer risk...
  18. ncbi High prevalence of occult coronary artery stenosis in patients with chronic kidney disease at the initiation of renal replacement therapy: an angiographic examination
    Takayasu Ohtake
    Department of Nephrology, and Kidney and Dialysis Center, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, 1202 1 Yamazaki, Kamakura, Kanagawa 247 8533, Japan
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:1141-8. 2005
    ..CAS was evaluated in 30 asymptomatic stage 5 CKD patients without a history of angina and/or MI by coronary angiography at the initiation of RRT...
  19. ncbi Computed tomographic angiography characteristics of atherosclerotic plaques subsequently resulting in acute coronary syndrome
    Sadako Motoyama
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:49-57. 2009
    ..In a computed tomographic (CT) angiography study, we identified the characteristics of atherosclerotic lesions that were associated with subsequent development of acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  20. ncbi Contrast-induced acute kidney injury and risk of adverse clinical outcomes after coronary angiography: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 6:37-43. 2013
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to characterize the associations between CI-AKI and subsequent clinical outcomes...
  21. pmc The effect of adaptive iterative dose reduction on image quality in 320-detector row CT coronary angiography
    F Tatsugami
    Department of Radiology, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki City, Osaka, Japan
    Br J Radiol 85:e378-82. 2012
    To evaluate the effect of adaptive iterative dose reduction (AIDR) on image noise and image quality as compared with standard filtered back projection (FBP) in 320-detector row CT coronary angiography (CTCA).
  22. pmc Cost evaluation of cardiovascular magnetic resonance versus coronary angiography for the diagnostic work-up of coronary artery disease: application of the European Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance registry data to the German, United Kingdom, Swiss, and U
    Karine Moschetti
    Institute of Health Economics and Management IEMS, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:35. 2012
    ..ischemia and/or infarct scar before referring positive patients (defined as presence of ischemia and/or infarct scar to coronary angiography (CXA) versus 2) a hypothetical CXA performed in all patients as a single test to detect CAD.
  23. ncbi Coronary computed tomography angiography with a consistent dose below 1 mSv using prospectively electrocardiogram-triggered high-pitch spiral acquisition
    Stephan Achenbach
    Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 31:340-6. 2010
    ..We evaluated the feasibility and image quality of a new scan mode for coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) with an effective dose of less than 1 mSv...
  24. ncbi Estimated radiation dose reduction using adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction in coronary CT angiography: the ERASIR study
    Jonathon Leipsic
    Department of Radiology and Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:655-60. 2010
    ..The objective of our study was to assess the impact of Adaptive Statistical Iterative Reconstruction (ASIR) on radiation dose and study quality for coronary CT angiography (CTA)...
  25. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography: a prospective, multicenter, multivendor study
    W Bob Meijboom
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:2135-44. 2008
    This study sought to determine the diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice computed tomographic coronary angiography (CTCA) to detect or rule out significant coronary artery disease (CAD).
  26. ncbi Radial versus femoral access for coronary angiography or intervention and the impact on major bleeding and ischemic events: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Sanjit S Jolly
    Department of Medicine, Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Am Heart J 157:132-40. 2009
    ..The objective of this meta-analysis was to determine if radial access reduces major bleeding and as a result can reduce death and ischemic events compared to femoral access...
  27. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of fractional flow reserve from anatomic CT angiography
    James K Min
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute and David Geffen University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    JAMA 308:1237-45. 2012
    ..Noninvasive FFR computed from CT (FFR(CT)) is a novel method for determining the physiologic significance of coronary artery disease (CAD), but its ability to identify ischemia has not been adequately examined to date...
  28. ncbi Association of vitamin D deficiency with heart failure and sudden cardiac death in a large cross-sectional study of patients referred for coronary angiography
    Stefan Pilz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3927-35. 2008
    ..Vitamin D has been shown to influence cardiac contractility and myocardial calcium homeostasis...
  29. ncbi Role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance as a gatekeeper to invasive coronary angiography in patients presenting with heart failure of unknown etiology
    Ravi G Assomull
    Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Circulation 124:1351-60. 2011
    In patients presenting with new-onset heart failure of uncertain etiology, the role of coronary angiography (CA) is unclear...
  30. ncbi Increased volume of epicardial fat is an independent risk factor for accelerated progression of sub-clinical coronary atherosclerosis
    Ajay Yerramasu
    Clinical Imaging and Research Centre, Wellington Hospital, London NW8 9LE, United Kingdom
    Atherosclerosis 220:223-30. 2012
    ..We examined the association of EAT with metabolic syndrome and the prevalence and progression of coronary artery calcium (CAC) burden...
  31. ncbi Iterative reconstruction in image space (IRIS) in cardiac computed tomography: initial experience
    Marcio Sommer Bittencourt
    Internal Medicine Division, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Av Lineu Prestes, 2565, Butanta, Sao Paulo, 05508 000, Brazil
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 27:1081-7. 2011
    ..1 HU) and higher signal to noise and image to noise ratios in the proximal coronary arteries. IRIS reduces image noise and contrast-to-noise ratio in coronary CT angiography, thus providing potential for reducing radiation exposure...
  32. ncbi Low-dose, 128-slice, dual-source CT coronary angiography: accuracy and radiation dose of the high-pitch and the step-and-shoot mode
    Hatem Alkadhi
    University Hospital Zurich, Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, Raemistrasse 100, Zurich, Switzerland
    Heart 96:933-8. 2010
    ..To compare the diagnostic accuracy and radiation doses of two low-dose protocols for coronary artery imaging with second-generation, dual-source CT in comparison with catheter angiography (CA)...
  33. ncbi Coronary hemodynamic and metabolic studies of the coronary slow flow phenomenon
    John F Beltrame
    Cardiology Unit, North Western Adelaide Health Service, Adelaide University, Adelaide, Australia
    Am Heart J 146:84-90. 2003
    ..This study investigates the persistence of the phenomenon on serial angiographic studies, coronary hemodynamic findings at rest and during provocative stimuli, and biochemical evidence of inducible myocardial ischemia...
  34. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of high-pitch dual-source CT for the assessment of coronary stenoses: first experience
    Sebastian Leschka
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Radiol 19:2896-903. 2009
    ..was to prospectively investigate the diagnostic accuracy of high-pitch (HP) dual-source computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) compared with catheter coronary angiography (CCA) for the diagnosis of significant coronary stenoses.
  35. ncbi Apical ballooning syndrome (Tako-Tsubo or stress cardiomyopathy): a mimic of acute myocardial infarction
    Abhiram Prasad
    The Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am Heart J 155:408-17. 2008
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  36. ncbi Noninvasive coronary angiography by 320-row computed tomography with lower radiation exposure and maintained diagnostic accuracy: comparison of results with cardiac catheterization in a head-to-head pilot investigation
    Marc Dewey
    Charite, Medical School, Departments of Radiology, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Circulation 120:867-75. 2009
    Noninvasive coronary angiography with the use of multislice computed tomography (CT) scanners is feasible with high sensitivity and negative predictive value; however, the radiation exposure associated with this technique is rather high...
  37. 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
    Circulation 115:402-26. 2007
  38. ncbi Angiographic versus functional severity of coronary artery stenoses in the FAME study fractional flow reserve versus angiography in multivessel evaluation
    Pim A L Tonino
    Department of Cardiology, Catharina Hospital, Michelangelolaan 2, Eindhoven 5623 EJ, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2816-21. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between angiographic and functional severity of coronary artery stenoses in the FAME (Fractional Flow Reserve Versus Angiography in Multivessel Evaluation) study...
  39. ncbi ACC/AHA 2002 guideline update for the management of patients with chronic stable angina--summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee on the Management of Patients
    Raymond J Gibbons
    Circulation 107:149-58. 2003
  40. pmc Submillisievert median radiation dose for coronary angiography with a second-generation 320-detector row CT scanner in 107 consecutive patients
    Marcus Y Chen
    Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 10 Center Dr, Building 10, Room B1D416, Bethesda, MD 20892 1061, USA
    Radiology 267:76-85. 2013
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  41. ncbi Efficacy of short-term high-dose atorvastatin for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients undergoing coronary angiography
    Hakan Ozhan
    Department of Cardiology, Duzce University Düzce Medical School, Konuralp Duzce, Turkey
    Angiology 61:711-4. 2010
    ..We compared an atorvastatin plus N-acetylcysteine (NAC) regimen with NAC alone in patients undergoing coronary angiography. A total of 130 patients (mean age 54 +/- 10; 77 men) undergoing coronary angiography were studied...
  42. ncbi Diagnosis of ischemia-causing coronary stenoses by noninvasive fractional flow reserve computed from coronary computed tomographic angiograms. Results from the prospective multicenter DISCOVER-FLOW (Diagnosis of Ischemia-Causing Stenoses Obtained Via Noni
    Bon Kwon Koo
    Department of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:1989-97. 2011
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  43. ncbi CD14++CD16+ monocytes independently predict cardiovascular events: a cohort study of 951 patients referred for elective coronary angiography
    Kyrill S Rogacev
    Department of Internal Medicine IV, Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg Saar, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1512-20. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the yet ill-defined relationship of distinct human monocyte subsets with cardiovascular outcomes in a broad patient population at cardiovascular risk...
  44. ncbi Sodium bicarbonate vs sodium chloride for the prevention of contrast medium-induced nephropathy in patients undergoing coronary angiography: a randomized trial
    Somjot S Brar
    Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, Columbia University Medical Center, 161 Fort Washington Ave, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 300:1038-46. 2008
    ....
  45. ncbi Reduction of radiation exposure and improvement of image quality with BMI-adapted prospective cardiac computed tomography and iterative reconstruction
    Waldemar Hosch
    University of Heidelberg, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 81:3568-76. 2012
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  46. ncbi Evidence for obesity paradox in patients with acute coronary syndromes: a report from the Swedish Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty Registry
    Oskar Angerås
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 34:345-53. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and mortality in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACSs)...
  47. ncbi Arginine bioavailability ratios are associated with cardiovascular mortality in patients referred to coronary angiography
    Harald Sourij
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Atherosclerosis 218:220-5. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study is to investigate the association of arginine bioavailability ratios with markers of endothelial function and cardiovascular mortality in patients referred to coronary angiography.
  48. pmc Adenosine stress 64- and 256-row detector computed tomography angiography and perfusion imaging: a pilot study evaluating the transmural extent of perfusion abnormalities to predict atherosclerosis causing myocardial ischemia
    Richard T George
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2:174-82. 2009
    Multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography (CTA) is a robust method for the noninvasive diagnosis of coronary artery disease. However, in its current form, CTA is limited in its prediction of myocardial ischemia...
  49. ncbi High prevalence of a pathological response to acetylcholine testing in patients with stable angina pectoris and unobstructed coronary arteries. The ACOVA Study (Abnormal COronary VAsomotion in patients with stable angina and unobstructed coronary arteries
    Peter Ong
    Robert Bosch Krankenhaus, Department of Cardiology, Stuttgart, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:655-62. 2012
    ..This study aimed at determining the prevalence of epicardial and microvascular coronary spasm in patients with anginal symptoms, despite angiographically normal coronary arteries...
  50. ncbi Vascular responses to drug eluting stents: importance of delayed healing
    Aloke V Finn
    CVPath Institute, Inc, 19 Firstfield, Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:1500-10. 2007
    ..Because the time course of complete healing with DES in man is unknown, the optimal duration of antiplatelet treatment remains to be determined...
  51. ncbi Sodium bicarbonate versus saline for the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients with renal dysfunction undergoing coronary angiography or intervention
    Mauro Maioli
    Division of Cardiology, Misericordia e Dolce Hospital, Prato, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:599-604. 2008
    ..of sodium bicarbonate versus isotonic saline in addition to N-acetylcysteine (NAC) to prevent contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in a larger population of patients with renal dysfunction undergoing coronary angiography or intervention.
  52. pmc The diagnostic accuracy, image quality and radiation dose of 64-slice dual-source CT in daily practice: a single institution's experience
    Joon Ho Moon
    Department of Radiology and the Institute of Radiation Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    Korean J Radiol 12:308-18. 2011
    We wanted to evaluate the image quality, diagnostic accuracy and radiation exposure of 64-slice dual-source CT (DSCT) coronary angiography according to the heart rate in symptomatic patients during daily clinical practice.
  53. ncbi Age- and sex-related differences in all-cause mortality risk based on coronary computed tomography angiography findings results from the International Multicenter CONFIRM (Coronary CT Angiography Evaluation for Clinical Outcomes: An International Multicen
    James K Min
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:849-60. 2011
    ..We examined mortality in relation to coronary artery disease (CAD) as assessed by ≥64-detector row coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA)...
  54. ncbi Meta-analysis: diagnostic performance of low-radiation-dose coronary computed tomography angiography
    Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos
    Harvard School of Public Health, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:413-20. 2011
    ..A new radiation dose-saving technique for noninvasive coronary artery imaging with computed tomography (CT) is available...
  55. ncbi Determinants of troponin release in patients with stable coronary artery disease: insights from CT angiography characteristics of atherosclerotic plaque
    Grigorios Korosoglou
    University of Heidelberg, Department of Cardiology, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Heart 97:823-31. 2011
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  56. ncbi Feasibility of low-dose coronary CT angiography: first experience with prospective ECG-gating
    Lars Husmann
    Department of Medical Radiology and Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistr 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 29:191-7. 2008
    To determine the feasibility of prospective electrocardiogram (ECG)-gating to achieve low-dose computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA).
  57. doi Noninvasive coronary artery imaging: magnetic resonance angiography and multidetector computed tomography angiography: a scientific statement from the american heart association committee on cardiovascular imaging and intervention of the council on cardio
    David A Bluemke
    Circulation 118:586-606. 2008
  58. pmc Multicenter validation of the diagnostic accuracy of a blood-based gene expression test for assessing obstructive coronary artery disease in nondiabetic patients
    Steven Rosenberg
    CardioDx, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:425-34. 2010
    ..CAD) in at-risk patients can be challenging and typically requires both noninvasive imaging methods and coronary angiography, the gold standard...
  59. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of 320-row multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography in the non-invasive evaluation of significant coronary artery disease
    Fleur R de Graaf
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 31:1908-15. 2010
    Multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography (CTA) has emerged as a feasible imaging modality for non-invasive assessment of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  60. ncbi Does "late catch-up" exist in drug-eluting stents: insights from a serial quantitative coronary angiography analysis of sirolimus versus paclitaxel-eluting stents
    Kyung Woo Park
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Am Heart J 159:446-453.e3. 2010
    ..Recent studies have suggested the possibility of late catch-up after drug-eluting stent implantation. There are limited data on whether late catch-up exists in sirolimus-eluting stents (SESs) and paclitaxel-eluting stents (PESs)...
  61. ncbi Optical coherence tomography assessment of the acute effects of stent implantation on the vessel wall: a systematic quantitative approach
    N Gonzalo
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 95:1913-9. 2009
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  62. ncbi Optical coherence tomography patterns of stent restenosis
    Nieves Gonzalo
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam 3015 CE, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 158:284-93. 2009
    ..Stent restenosis is an infrequent but poorly understood clinical problem in the drug-eluting stent era. The aim of the study was to evaluate the morphologic characteristics of stent restenosis by optical coherence tomography (OCT)...
  63. ncbi Sirolimus-eluting and paclitaxel-eluting stents for coronary revascularization
    Stephan Windecker
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 353:653-62. 2005
    ..Sirolimus-eluting stents and paclitaxel-eluting stents, as compared with bare-metal stents, reduce the risk of restenosis. It is unclear whether there are differences in safety and efficacy between the two types of drug-eluting stents...
  64. ncbi High anticipatory stress plasma cortisol levels and sensitivity to glucocorticoids predict severity of coronary artery disease in subjects undergoing coronary angiography
    Maria Alevizaki
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, Athens University School of Medicine, 15773 Athens, Greece
    Metabolism 56:222-6. 2007
    ..cortisol and intima media thickness (IMT) of carotid and femoral arteries in 105 subjects before undergoing coronary angiography for suspected coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  65. ncbi Incomplete stent apposition and very late stent thrombosis after drug-eluting stent implantation
    Stephane Cook
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Circulation 115:2426-34. 2007
    ..The present study investigated differences of the stented segment between patients with and without very late stent thrombosis with the use of intravascular ultrasound...
  66. ncbi Prognostic value of multislice computed tomography and gated single-photon emission computed tomography in patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    Jacob M van Werkhoven
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:623-32. 2009
    This study was designed to determine whether multislice computed tomography (MSCT) coronary angiography has incremental prognostic value over single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) in patients with ..
  67. ncbi Validating recommendations for coronary angiography following acute myocardial infarction in the elderly: a matched analysis using propensity scores
    S T Normand
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:387-98. 2001
    We determined whether adherence to recommendations for coronary angiography more than 12 h after symptom onset but prior to hospital discharge after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) resulted in better survival...
  68. ncbi Meta-analysis: noninvasive coronary angiography using computed tomography versus magnetic resonance imaging
    Georg M Schuetz
    Department of Radiology, Charite Medical School, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Freie Universitat Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Ann Intern Med 152:167-77. 2010
    Two imaging techniques, multislice computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), have evolved for noninvasive coronary angiography.
  69. ncbi 64-Slice computed tomography angiography in the diagnosis and assessment of coronary artery disease: systematic review and meta-analysis
    G Mowatt
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, College of LifeSciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Heart 94:1386-93. 2008
    ..Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a major cause of mortality and ill health...
  70. ncbi Fractional flow reserve versus angiography for guiding percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease: 2-year follow-up of the FAME (Fractional Flow Reserve Versus Angiography for Multivessel Evaluation) study
    Nico H J Pijls
    Catharina Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:177-84. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the 2-year outcome of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) guided by fractional flow reserve (FFR) in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  71. ncbi Narrowing the phase window width in prospectively ECG-gated single heart beat 320-detector row coronary CT angiography
    Michael L Steigner
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 25:85-90. 2009
    ....
  72. ncbi Relationship between noninvasive coronary angiography with multi-slice computed tomography and myocardial perfusion imaging
    Joanne D Schuijf
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2508-14. 2006
    ..between multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT) and myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) in patients with an intermediate likelihood of coronary artery disease (CAD) and to compare non-invasive findings to invasive coronary angiography.
  73. pmc Low diagnostic yield of elective coronary angiography
    Manesh R Patel
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:886-95. 2010
    ..We determined patterns of noninvasive testing and the diagnostic yield of catheterization among patients with suspected coronary artery disease in a contemporary national sample...
  74. pmc Real-time assessment of cardiac perfusion, coronary angiography, and acute intravascular thrombi using dual-channel near-infrared fluorescence imaging
    Eiichi Tanaka
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:133-40. 2009
    ..near-infrared fluorophore is indocyanine green, which fluoresces at approximately 800 nm and is used for coronary angiography. Our objective was to determine whether methylene blue, already US Food and Drug Administration approved ..
  75. ncbi Diagnostic performance of multidetector CT angiography for assessment of coronary artery disease: meta-analysis
    Piet K Vanhoenacker
    Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, OLV Ziekenhuis Aalst, Moorselbaan 164, 9300 Aalst, Belgium
    Radiology 244:419-28. 2007
    To review the literature on the diagnostic performance of multidetector computed tomographic (CT) angiography for assessment of symptomatic coronary artery disease, with conventional coronary angiography as the reference standard.
  76. ncbi Epicardial adipose tissue thickness by echocardiography is a marker for the presence and severity of coronary artery disease
    S Eroglu
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, 10 Sok No 45, 06490 Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:211-7. 2009
    ..We aimed to test the hypothesis that echocardiographic EAT thickness can be a marker for the presence and severity of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  77. ncbi Sodium bicarbonate plus isotonic saline versus saline for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients undergoing coronary angiography: a randomized controlled trial
    Ali Vasheghani-Farahani
    Department of Cardiology, Tehran Heart Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:610-8. 2009
    ..We aim to compare the efficacy of the combination of sodium bicarbonate and isotonic saline and that of isotonic saline alone in preventing CIN...
  78. ncbi Coronary artery disease in patients with psoriasis referred for coronary angiography
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:976-80. 2012
    ..coronary artery disease (CAD) independent of established cardiovascular risk factors in patients undergoing coronary angiography. A retrospective cohort analysis was performed by linking records of all patients undergoing coronary ..
  79. ncbi Parathyroid hormone level is associated with mortality and cardiovascular events in patients undergoing coronary angiography
    Stefan Pilz
    Division of Endocrinology and Nuclear Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Eur Heart J 31:1591-8. 2010
    ..We aimed to elucidate whether PTH levels are associated with mortality and fatal cardiovascular events in patients referred for coronary angiography.
  80. ncbi Dipyridamole stress and rest myocardial perfusion by 64-detector row computed tomography in patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    Roberto C Cury
    Cardiovascular MR and CT Section, University of São Paulo Medical, School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Cardiol 106:310-5. 2010
    ..emission computed tomography (SPECT) to detect significant coronary stenosis using invasive conventional coronary angiography (CCA; stenosis >70%) as the reference method...
  81. pmc Coronary angiographic scoring systems: an evaluation of their equivalence and validity
    Ian J Neeland
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am Heart J 164:547-552.e1. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare coronary angiographic scoring systems (1) with each other and (2) with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-derived plaque burden in a population undergoing angiographic evaluation for CAD...
  82. ncbi Influence of heart rate on the diagnostic accuracy of dual-source computed tomography coronary angiography
    Ulrike Ropers
    Department of Internal Medicine 2 Cardiology Angiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:2393-8. 2007
    We evaluated the influence of heart rate on image quality and diagnostic accuracy of dual-source computed tomography (DSCT) coronary angiography.
  83. pmc Vitamin D deficiency is associated with silent coronary artery disease in cardiovascularly asymptomatic African Americans with HIV infection
    Hong Lai
    Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1747-55. 2012
    ..Growing evidence suggests that vitamin D deficiency Is associated with clinical coronary artery disease (CAD). The relationship between vitamin D deficiency and subclinical CAD in HIV-infected individuals is not well-characterized...
  84. pmc A systematic review of the clinical effectiveness of 64-slice or higher computed tomography angiography as an alternative to invasive coronary angiography in the investigation of suspected coronary artery disease
    Daniel C Paech
    Health Technology Analysts Pty Ltd, 135 Rowntree St, Balmain, NSW 2041, Australia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:32. 2011
    ..This would provide multiple health and cost benefits, particularly for under resourced areas where invasive coronary angiography is not always available.
  85. ncbi Low kilovoltage cardiac dual-source CT: attenuation, noise, and radiation dose
    Sebastian Leschka
    Institute of Radiology, Kantonsspital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Eur Radiol 18:1809-17. 2008
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of low kilovoltage dual-source computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) on qualitative and quantitative image quality parameters and radiation dose...
  86. ncbi Paclitaxel-coated balloon catheter versus paclitaxel-coated stent for the treatment of coronary in-stent restenosis
    Martin Unverdorben
    Institut für Klinische Forschung, Herz und Kreislaufzentrum, Rotenburg, Germany
    Circulation 119:2986-94. 2009
    ..We compared the efficacy and safety of a paclitaxel-coated balloon with a paclitaxel-eluting stent as the current standard of care...
  87. ncbi Comparison of an everolimus-eluting stent and a paclitaxel-eluting stent in patients with coronary artery disease: a randomized trial
    Gregg W Stone
    Columbia University Medical Center, The Cardiovascular Research Foundation, 111 E 59th St, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    JAMA 299:1903-13. 2008
    ....
  88. ncbi 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...
  89. pmc A progressive increase in cardiovascular risk assessed by coronary angiography in non-diabetic patients at sub-diabetic glucose levels
    Sven Schinner
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Rheumatology, University Hospital Dusseldorf, Germany
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:56. 2011
    ..Therefore, we investigated associations of FBG and 2h-BG values with the prevalence of CHD assessed by coronary angiography as the most sensitive diagnostic tool.
  90. ncbi Assessment of clinical features in transient left ventricular apical ballooning
    Yoshiteru Abe
    Division of Cardiology, Shimada Municipal Hospital, Shimada, Shizuoka, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:737-42. 2003
    ..We sought to assess the clinical features of transient left ventricular (LV) apical ballooning...
  91. ncbi Plasma asymmetric dimethylarginine predicts death and major adverse cardiovascular events in individuals referred for coronary angiography
    Tse Min Lu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Cardiol 153:135-40. 2011
    ..We assessed the prognostic value of plasma ADMA levels in 997 consecutive individuals referred for coronary angiography from July 2006 to June 2009.
  92. ncbi Retrospective gating vs. prospective triggering for noninvasive coronary angiography: Assessment of image quality and radiation dose using a 256-slice CT scanner with 270 ms gantry rotation
    Wei Yip Law
    Department of Radiology, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Acad Radiol 18:31-9. 2011
    ....
  93. ncbi Associations between acute kidney injury and cardiovascular and renal outcomes after coronary angiography
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Circulation 123:409-16. 2011
    ..Acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with early mortality after percutaneous coronary revascularization procedures, but its prognostic relevance to long-term clinical outcomes remains controversial...
  94. pmc Single nucleotide polymorphisms of TCF7L2 are linked to diabetic coronary atherosclerosis
    Axel Muendlein
    Vorarlberg Institute for Vascular Investigation and Treatment, Feldkirch, Austria
    PLoS ONE 6:e17978. 2011
    ..We therefore investigated the association between TCF7L2 polymorphisms and angiographically determined CAD in diabetic and non-diabetic patients...
  95. ncbi Distinct heritable patterns of angiographic coronary artery disease in families with myocardial infarction
    Marcus Fischer
    Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Circulation 111:855-62. 2005
    ....
  96. ncbi Blood oxygen level-dependent magnetic resonance imaging in patients with stress-induced angina
    Matthias G Friedrich
    HELIOS Klinikum Berlin, Franz Volhard Klinik, Kardiologie Charité Campus Berlin Buch, Medizinische Fakultaet der Humboldt Universitaet Berlin, Germany
    Circulation 108:2219-23. 2003
    ..Blood oxygen level-dependent (BOLD) MRI reflects tissue oxygenation and may be useful for the detection of myocardial ischemia in patients with suspected coronary artery disease...
  97. ncbi Prospectively ECG-triggered high-pitch spiral acquisition for coronary CT angiography using dual source CT: technique and initial experience
    Michael Lell
    Diagnostic Radiology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 19:2576-83. 2009
    ..We evaluated radiation exposure and image quality of a new coronary CT angiography protocol, high-pitch spiral acquisition, using dual source CT (DSCT)...
  98. pmc Association of increased plasma adipocyte fatty acid-binding protein with coronary artery disease in non-elderly men
    Masayuki Doi
    Department of Cardiology, Kagawa Prefectural Central Hospital, Kagawa, Japan
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:44. 2011
    ..We investigated whether an increased in plasma A-FABP level can be independently associated with the presence of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  99. ncbi Coronary atherosclerosis imaging by coronary CT angiography: current status, correlation with intravascular interrogation and meta-analysis
    Szilard Voros
    Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:537-48. 2011
    ..With further technological innovation and clinical research, coronary CTA may become an important tool in the quest to identify vulnerable plaques and the at-risk patient...
  100. ncbi Optimal medical therapy with or without percutaneous coronary intervention to reduce ischemic burden: results from the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation (COURAGE) trial nuclear substudy
    Leslee J Shaw
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Circulation 117:1283-91. 2008
    ....
  101. ncbi Detection of coronary artery stenoses by low-dose, prospectively ECG-triggered, high-pitch spiral coronary CT angiography
    Stephan Achenbach
    Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:328-37. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a new prospectively electrocardiogram (ECG)-triggered high-pitch scan mode for coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA), which allows an effective dose of less than 1 mSv...

Research Grants63

  1. 3D CORONARY RECONSTRUCTION AND MULTIMODALITY FUSION
    Shiuh Yung Chen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..reassembling data acquired from different modalities using the two-dimensional (2-D) display format such as coronary angiography, echocardiography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, or radionuclide tomography...
  2. Rapid Heart Attack Detection using an AC Electrokinetic Device
    Rajaram Krishnan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Current methods of detection for CAD is easily diagnosed through routine stress testing and coronary angiography, however catastrophes such as MI remain highly unpredictable despite well known risk factors...
  3. Quantification and Characterization of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque by CT
    Armin A Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Dr. Zadeh gathered considerable expertise in the use of intravascular ultrasound, conventional coronary angiography, and cardiac computed tomography for the detection and characterization of coronary artery disease...
  4. Effect of Extended-Release Niacin on Saphenous Vein Graft Atherosclerosis
    Emmanouil Brilakis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..patients with an intermediate SVG lesion (30%- 60% angiographic diameter stenosis on clinically-indicated coronary angiography), and HDL-C<60 mg/dL to ER-niacin at a dose of 1500-2000 mg daily or matching placebo for 12 months...
  5. Prasugrel for prevention of early saphenous vein graft thrombosis
    Emmanouil Brilakis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..All patients will receive aspirin. Coronary angiography, optical coherence tomography, intravascular ultrasonography, and near-infrared spectroscopy of one target ..
  6. Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Coronary Vascular Dysfunction
    Carl J Pepine; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will recruit 375 women undergoing coronary angiography for suspected ischemia with no obstructive CAD...
  7. IVUS Detection of Rupture Prone Plaques
    Marvin M Doyley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Current screening tests for the diagnosis of coronary atherosclerosis is limited. Coronary angiography, the "gold standard" employed to assess the severity of coronary disease in symptomatic patients, reveals ..
  8. 4D MRI Development for Cardiovascular Imaging
    Jing Liu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Coronary angiography (CA) is the definitive study for identifying the presence of CAD, but it is invasive, costly in bot dollar ..
  9. AN INNOVATIVE ULTRASOUND-BASED PROSPECTIVE-GATING TECHNIQUE FOR CARDIAC COMPUTED
    Srini Tridandapani; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..healthcare issue, and the evaluation of coronary artery disease is currently based on either (1) catheter coronary angiography (CCA), which is very expensive and invasive with known significant complications or (2) CT coronary ..
  10. Dual Energy Computed Tomography for Determining Coronary Lesion-Specific Ischemia
    James K Min; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..By invasive methods, a combined anatomic-physiologic approach to CAD evaluation by invasive coronary angiography and fractional flow reserve (FFR), respectively, improves diagnosis of patients with stenoses that cause ..
  11. Chemokines and Neovascularization in Coronary Artery Disease
    ELLEN CATHERINE KEELEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to test this hypothesis in a highly characterized population of chronic IHD patients undergoing coronary angiography under the following Spiecific Aims: (1) To correlate the presence and extent of myocardial ..
  12. Imaging of atheroma macrophage activities by rational liposomal shell design
    Patrick Kee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with CT imaging will provide incremental information beyond the evaluation of stenotic lesions by CT coronary angiography alone...
  13. Assessment of Perfusion Reserve and Effects of Exercise in Microvascular Angina
    Jamieson Macdonald Bourque; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Bourque will perform a prospective study of patients with anginal symptoms and no obstructive disease on coronary angiography, who will undergo a clinical assessment followed by CMR perfusion imaging...
  14. Biological Aging Mitrochondrial Variants and Coronary Artery Disease
    Jinying Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This project will take advantage of a large well- characterized patient cohort for coronary angiography (1,000 patients with significant CAD and 1,000 matched controls) that has been compiled and maintained ..
  15. Why do patients with cardiovascular disease develop kidney injury and disease?
    Meyeon Park; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and scientific advisors who will lend scientific expertise in the areas of cardiovascular biomarkers, coronary angiography, and renal imaging, respectively. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is extremely prevalent in the U.S...
  16. Sex Differences: Pathophysiology of Symptomatic Non-Obstructive Coronary Disease
    JENNIFER ANN TREMMEL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..endothelial dysfunction between women and men using intracoronary acetylcholine (Ach) and quantitative coronary angiography (QCA). 2...
  17. RESCUE: Randomized Evaluation of Patients with Stable Angina Comparing Utilizatio
    Arthur E Stillman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..potentially significant left main disease, can safely select patients for OMT without requiring invasive coronary angiography. This is not the case for the more traditional single photon emission tomography myocardial perfusion ..
  18. Anatomic and Physiologic Determinants of Vessel-Specific Ischemia by Coronary CT
    James K Min; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..permits direct visualization of CAD, demonstrates high performance for obstructive CAD compared to invasive coronary angiography (ICA), and predicts adverse prognosis...
  19. ACE Inhibition and Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy
    William F Fearon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..During the first month after cardiac transplantation subjects will undergo coronary angiography with intravascular ultrasound measurements of plaque volume in the left anterior descending coronary artery...
  20. INHALATIONAL ANESTHETICS AND CORONARY VASOMOTION
    JOHN SILL; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..determined by measuring epicardial artery crosssectional dimensions using high resolution computer assisted coronary angiography. Effects on arteriolar vessels will be assessed by measuring coronary blood flow using both 133Xenon ..
  21. Genes, environmental stressors, and the biobehavioral pathways to CVD
    Redford B Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..amp;T2D and clinical events in a large cohort (N =8,000 -10,000) of Duke CAD patients who have undergone coronary angiography. RELEVANCE: The knowledge gained can be used to guide the development of the new field of prospective ..
  22. Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque Vascularization Assessed by Computed Tomography
    Armin A Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..have expanded its use from traditional radiologic imaging to cardiac applications that enabled non-invasive coronary angiography with high diagnostic accuracy for detecting obstructive coronary artery disease...
  23. QUANTITATIVE CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY BY DUAL ENERGY DSA
    Sabee Molloi; Fiscal Year: 1993
    Recent studies have emphasized the limitations of conventional coronary angiography. These limitations include the large intraobserver and interobserver variability that result from subjective visual grading of coronary stenotic lesions...
  24. QUANTITATIVE ULTRASONIC IMAGING FOR MYOCARDIAL VIABILITY
    Julio Perez; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Correlative studies with positron emission tomography and coronary angiography will be obtained and employed as standards...
  25. VITAMIN E ATHEROSCLEROSIS PREVENTION STUDY
    HOWARD HODIS; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Serial elective coronary angiography cannot be ethically performed in primary prevention trials because of unacceptable risk of complications to ..
  26. Improved MR Techniques for Coronary Artery Imaging
    Craig H Meyer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..research project proposes new techniques to improve the accuracy and reliability of both magnetic resonance coronary angiography and coronary wall imaging...
  27. TECHNIQUES FOR DETECTION OF LESIONS IN CORONARY ARTERIES
    HOWARD KANTOR; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..these methods with pathologic corroboration, c) the examination of human subjects who have undergone x-ray coronary angiography to compare results with this standard clinical x-ray modality, as well as the examination of human subjects ..
  28. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC ASSESSMENT OF MICROVASCULAR PERFUSION
    Kevin Wei; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Acute and chronic animal models that simulate CAD in humans, and patients undergoing coronary angiography, will be used to evaluate microvascular sites of autoregulation in the setting of CAD...
  29. Cardiovascular Events in Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation
    Sheryl Kelsey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..study has been a successful and productive four-center prospective study of women clinically referred for coronary angiography for evaluation of symptoms suggestive of ischemia...
  30. DIGITAL ANGIOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION
    Neal Eigler; Fiscal Year: 1992
    b>Coronary angiography provides anatomical information which only partially predicts prognosis and response to therapy...
  31. CARDIAC PROCEDURE USE: A PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY
    Paula Johnson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..the appropriateness and necessity of cardiac procedures, namely the use of exercise tolerance tests (ETT), coronary angiography, coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG), and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)...
  32. KUMAKHOV OPTICS FOR CLINICAL DUAL-ENERGY ANGIOGRAPHY
    QI FAN XIAO; Fiscal Year: 1993
    Conventional coronary angiography requires cardiac catheterization to inject an iodine contrast agent...
  33. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY OF REGIONAL MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION
    Sanjiv Kaul; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..One of the areas that has interested me is regional myocardial perfusion and function and the inadequacy of coronary angiography in determining the significance of coronary stenosis...
  34. IN VIVO ENDOTHELIAL INJURY AND DEPENDENT VASOMOTION
    James Chesebro; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..In patients segmental coronary arterial impairment of EDVR (measured by quantitative coronary angiography) to graded infusions of acetylcholine can be a probe to investigate the severity of endothelial injury (and ..
  35. Immunologic Basis of Coronary Disease in Women
    Steven Reis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..An extensive contemporary database has been assembled on 936 women referred for coronary angiography because of suspected ischemia...
  36. Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation
    Sheryl Kelsey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..An extensive contemporary database has been assembled on 936 women referred for coronary angiography because of suspected ischemia...
  37. Coronary Disease Detection by Thalluim SPECT and Fast CT
    Lewis Becker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..th percentile for age and sex) will be offered cardiac catheterization, which will include quantitative coronary angiography, assessment of endothelial function by intracoronary acetylcholine, and measurement of plaque volume and ..
  38. CORONARY FLOW RESERVE AND NON-INVASIVE DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
    MICHAEL WINNIFORD; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..with intracoronary Doppler catheter and a potent coronary dilator papaverine as well as quantitative coronary angiography to reevaluate the sensitivity in the "threshold of positivity" of three cardiac non-invasive tests...
  39. K-EDGE SUBTRACTION ANGIOGRAPHY WITH SYNCHROTRON X-RAY
    Edward Rubenstein; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..is to conduct an evaluation of a synchrotronradiation based x-ray optical system for transvenous coronary angiography. The intense and tunable synchrotron radiation produced at electron storage rings provides a source of X-..
  40. HIGH-RESOLUTION IMAGE PROCESSING WORKSTATION
    Kunio Doi; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..They will use multi-frame images from cerebral and coronary angiography studies...
  41. Arterial Stiffness & Age-Effects on Circulatory Control
    J Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..for cardiovascular disease), and stable, revascularized coronary disease patients (based on previous MI or coronary angiography, and screened for heart failure) will be recruited to achieve these aims...
  42. IMPROVING THE EVIDENCE FOR UNSTABLE ANGINA GUIDELINES
    David Katz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..myocardial infarction and death) and decreased short-term utilization (ED revisits, readmissions, coronary angiography, and revascularization)...
  43. RADIOGRAPHIC CONTRAST TOXICITY IN THE ISCHEMIC HEART
    ANN ALS; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..The here-to needed diagnostic workup requires the performance of selective coronary angiography and cardiac angiograms which, under those circumstances, are likely to involve greater risks to the patient...
  44. PLASMA LIPOPROTEINS IN CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
    Ronald Krauss; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..b>Coronary angiography and computerized quantitation of non-bypassed or non-dilated coronary artery segments have been carried out ..
  45. ESTROGEN REPLACEMENT AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN OLDER WOMEN
    David Herrington; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The availability of established techniques including quantitative coronary angiography and intracoronary acetylcholine infusions to measure both anatomic and functional coronary disease, coupled ..
  46. Silicon Vulnerable Plaque Sensor
    CAROLYN TULL; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Currently, coronary angiography is unable to define the status of the atheroma and only measures the luminal dimensions of the blood vessel,..
  47. RACE AND THE USE OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGICAL PROCEDURES
    Thomas LaVeist; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Black-White difference in the utilization of tertiary care cardiovascular services (TCCS), such as coronary angiography (CA), coronary bypass surgery (CABG) and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)...
  48. Genetic Predictors of Outcome in Acute MI
    Marc Sabatine; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..As part of the parent trial, platelet function studies, ECGs, and coronary angiography will be performed, and patients will be followed for 30 days for death and recurrent ischemic events...
  49. MULTIFRAME QUANTITATIVE CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY
    James Whiting; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..to improve the measurement of coronary artery lesion dimensions from x-ray cine angiograms ("Quantitative Coronary Angiography") by optimally utilizing the information available in the entire multiple-image sequence...
  50. STUDY OF THE UNDER-UTILIZATION OF CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY
    Marianne Laouri; Fiscal Year: 1992
    The purpose of this study is to investigate, at a detailed clinical level, the under-utilization of coronary angiography in the Los Angeles County Medical System...
  51. METABOLISM OF GENETIC VARIANTS OF APOLIPOPROTEIN B
    Gustav Schonfeld; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..identified by screening in "walk-in" clinics and in the Lipid clinic, and of unselected patients undergoing coronary angiography will be tested...
  52. K ALFA DUAL-ENERGY X-RAY SOURCE FOR CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY
    RUTH SHEFER; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Two detector configurations will be evaluated. An upgraded accelerator and target design capable of providing the high photon fluxes required for the clinical implementation of this technique will be developed...
  53. TOSCA-2 An Angiographic Substudy of the Occluded Arter*
    Vladimir Dzavik; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..specific aims: 1) to compare long-term patency rates between the 2 treatment groups by means of follow-up coronary angiography 1year after randomization, and 2) to compare the change in global LV ejection fraction between the 2 ..
  54. QUANTITATIVE MR ASSESSMENT OF MICROVASCULAR DYSFUNCTION
    Norbert Wilke; Fiscal Year: 1999
    DESCRIPTION (Adapted from Applicant's Abstract): With the advent of coronary angiography a unique group of patients was identified with classic symptoms of angina, positive exercise tests, and normal epicardial coronary arteries...
  55. Intravascular Camera
    BRADLEY PATT; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..b>Coronary angiography is unable to define the status of the atheroma, and only measures the luminal dimensions of the blood ..
  56. LOW DOSE SCANNING X-RAY SYSTEM FOR CARDIAC ANGIOGRAPHY
    MICHAEL VAN LYSEL; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..provided by SBDX using phantom and porcine models; 3) Validate that the clinically important tasks of coronary angiography and ventriculography can be performed accurately using the SBDX system...
  57. Vulnerable Plaque Diagnostic Heat Detector
    Vartan Ghazarossian; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..b>Coronary angiography is unable to define the status of the atheroma, and only measures the luminal dimensions of the blood ..
  58. AREA BEAM EQUALIZATION FOR X-RAY ANGIOGRAPHY
    Sabee Molloi; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Investigation of the hypothesis that the x-ray beam equalization technique can be reliably utilized during coronary angiography using a swine animal model...
  59. Non-Invasive in-stent restenosis detector
    VICTOR ESCH; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Current techniques for detecting restenosis include coronary angiography, radionuclide ventriculography, and intravascular ultrasound...
  60. Bayesian Parallel Imaging For Arbitrarily Sampled MR Data Using Edge-Preserving S
    Ashish Raj; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..enable new time-critical clinical and diagnostic MR applications, like cardiac imaging, time-resolved 4D coronary angiography, high-resolution volumetric brain imaging, dynamic contrast enhanced imaging, etc...
  61. CORONARY CONSTRICTON AND BEHAVIORALLY INDUCED ARRHYTHMIA
    RICHARD VERRIER; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The techniques will include Doppler flow measurement, radiolabeled microspheres, coronary angiography, biochemical assessment of cardiac metabolism, electrochemical detection of catecholamine levels, and ..
  62. CHANNELING RADIATION FOR NON-INVASIVE ANGIOGRAPHY
    MELVIN PIESTRUP; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..by the passage of a moderate-energy electron beam through a crystal, for dual-energy, digital subtraction coronary angiography. To continue developing a channeling x-ray source, we have set four goals for our proposed Phase II ..
  63. Comprehensive Validation of Cardiac SPECT Reconstruction
    Jonathan Links; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of coronary angiography will serve as the baseline for comparison...