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Summary: Radiography of the vascular system of the heart muscle after injection of a contrast medium.
Publications211 found, 100 shown here
- Apical ballooning syndrome (Tako-Tsubo or stress cardiomyopathy): a mimic of acute myocardial infarctionAbhiram 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....
- Low diagnostic yield of elective coronary angiographyManesh 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...
- Comprehensive assessment of coronary artery stenoses: computed tomography coronary angiography versus conventional coronary angiography and correlation with fractional flow reserve in patients with stable anginaW Bob Meijboom
Department of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Am Coll Cardiol 52:636-43. 2008We 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 ..
- 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 CoroMatthew 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)...
- The absence of coronary calcification does not exclude obstructive coronary artery disease or the need for revascularization in patients referred for conventional coronary angiographyIlan Gottlieb
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 55:627-34. 2010..This study was designed to evaluate whether the absence of coronary calcium could rule out >or=50% coronary stenosis or the need for revascularization...
- Chromosome 9p21.3 polymorphism in a Chinese Han population is associated with angiographic coronary plaque progression in non-diabetic but not in type 2 diabetic patientsWei Wang
Department of Cardiology, Rui Jin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200025, People s Republic of China
Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:33. 2010..We sought to explore the association of variant rs1333049 on chromosome 9p21.3 with coronary artery disease (CAD) and angiographic plaque progression in non-diabetic and type 2 diabetic patients...
- Coronary computed tomography angiography with a consistent dose below 1 mSv using prospectively electrocardiogram-triggered high-pitch spiral acquisitionStephan 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...
- The association of serum adipocyte fatty acid-binding protein with coronary artery disease in Korean adultsE J Rhee
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 110746 Seoul, South Korea
Eur J Endocrinol 160:165-72. 2009..We analyzed the relationship between the coronary artery disease and serum FABP4 levels in Korean adults...
- Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) correlations with cystatin C, serum creatinine and eGFR in patients with normal serum creatinine undergoing coronary angiographyHanna Bachorzewska-Gajewska
Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:295-6. 2007
- Diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography: a prospective, multicenter, multivendor studyW Bob Meijboom
Department of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Am Coll Cardiol 52:2135-44. 2008This 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).
- Randomized study to evaluate sirolimus-eluting stents implanted at coronary bifurcation lesionsAntonio Colombo
EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, Milan, Italy
Circulation 109:1244-9. 2004..Restenosis at the SB remains a problem. At this time, no statement can be made regarding the most appropriate technique to use when treating bifurcations with the Cypher stent...
- First head-to-head comparison of effective radiation dose from low-dose 64-slice CT with prospective ECG-triggering versus invasive coronary angiographyB A Herzog
Nuclear Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Heart 95:1656-61. 2009Reduction of radiation burden of multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) has remained an important task.
- Paclitaxel-eluting stents versus bare-metal stents in acute myocardial infarctionGregg W Stone
Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, NY 10022, USA
N Engl J Med 360:1946-59. 2009....
- Quantification of myocardial area at risk with T2-weighted CMR: comparison with contrast-enhanced CMR and coronary angiographyJeremy Wright
Department of Radiology, Gasthuisberg University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:825-31. 2009..We sought to quantify the myocardium at risk in reperfused acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in man with T2-weighted (T2W) cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR)...
- Prevalence of coronary artery disease across the Framingham risk categories: coronary artery calcium scoring and MSCT coronary angiographyGaetano Nucifora
Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, P O Box 9600, Leiden, 2300 RC, The Netherlands
J Nucl Cardiol 16:368-75. 2009..by means of coronary artery calcium scoring (CACS) and multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT) coronary angiography could improve patients' risk stratification...
- Effects of statin treatments on coronary plaques assessed by volumetric virtual histology intravascular ultrasound analysisMyeong Ki Hong
Division of Cardiology, Yonsei Cardiovascular Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:679-88. 2009..We evaluated the effects of statin treatments for each component of coronary plaques...
- Computed tomographic angiography characteristics of atherosclerotic plaques subsequently resulting in acute coronary syndromeSadako 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)...
- Drug-eluting stent fracture: incidence, contributing factors, and clinical implicationsTimothy Canan
Division of Cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:237-45. 2010..Other complications observed with stent fracture include stent thrombosis, coronary aneurysms, myocardial infarction, and sudden death...
- Cholesteryl ester transfer protein and mortality in patients undergoing coronary angiography: the Ludwigshafen Risk and Cardiovascular Health studyAndreas Ritsch
Department of Internal Medicine I, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Circulation 121:366-74. 2010..In this report, we present a prospective observational study of patients referred to coronary angiography in which CETP was examined in relation to morbidity and mortality.
- Immediate percutaneous coronary intervention is associated with better survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: insights from the PROCAT (Parisian Region Out of hospital Cardiac ArresT) registryFlorence Dumas
INSERM U970, Paris Cardiovascular Research Center, European Georges Pompidou Hospital, Paris, France
Circ Cardiovasc Interv 3:200-7. 2010..Because of limited data, the indications and timing of coronary angiography and angioplasty in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest are controversial...
- A novel three-dimensional quantitative coronary angiography system: In-vivo comparison with intravascular ultrasound for assessing arterial segment lengthShengxian Tu
Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:291-8. 2010..Recently a new three-dimensional quantitative coronary angiography (3D QCA) analytical software package was developed to accurately assess the vessel dimensions for the ..
- Assessment of obstruction length and optimal viewing angle from biplane X-ray angiogramsShengxian Tu
Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:5-17. 2010Three-dimensional quantitative coronary angiography (3D QCA) has been encouraged by the increasing need to better assess vessel dimensions and geometry for interventional purposes...
- Potential impact of myocardial perfusion scintigraphy as gatekeeper for invasive examination and treatment in patients with stable angina pectoris: observational study without post-test referral biasPoul F Høilund-Carlsen
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
Eur Heart J 27:29-34. 2006To evaluate the impact of using myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (MPS) as gatekeeper for coronary angiography and revascularization in stable angina pectoris.
- Hostility scores are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events in women undergoing coronary angiography: a report from the NHLBI-Sponsored WISE StudyMarian B Olson
Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Psychosom Med 67:546-52. 2005..To evaluate hostility-related personality traits assessed by the Cook Medley Hostility Inventory and to relate these to the occurrence of adverse cardiac events in women with suspected myocardial ischemia...
- 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 substudyLeslee J Shaw
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
Circulation 117:1283-91. 2008....
- Correlations between fractional flow reserve and intravascular ultrasound in patients with an ambiguous left main coronary artery stenosisVenu Jasti
Division of Cardiology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
Circulation 110:2831-6. 2004..8 mm and 5.9 mm2, respectively, strongly predict the physiological significance of an LMCS and (2) among patients with an LMCS, an FFR of 0.75 is a strong predictor of survival and EFSE...
- Evaluation of pretest and exercise test scores to assess all-cause mortality in unselected patients presenting for exercise testing with symptoms of suspected coronary artery diseaseAnthony P Morise
Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 42:842-50. 2003..To determine how well recently developed multivariables scores assess for all-cause mortality in patients with suspected coronary disease presenting for exercise electrocardiography (ExECG)...
- Combining dual-source computed tomography coronary angiography and calcium scoring: added value for the assessment of coronary artery diseaseS Leschka
Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Heart 94:1154-61. 2008To prospectively investigate the diagnostic accuracy of dual-source 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA), calcium scoring (CS) and both methods combined for assessing significant coronary artery stenoses relative to ..
- Evaluation of the association of proximal coronary culprit artery lesion location with clinical outcomes in acute myocardial infarctionJuhana Karha
TIMI Study Group, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Cardiol 92:913-8. 2003..In patients with a LAD culprit lesion, proximal lesion location is a multivariate correlate of adverse outcomes even after adjustment for coronary blood flow and other covariates...
- Coronary artery calcification is related to coronary atherosclerosis in chronic renal disease patients: a study comparing EBCT-generated coronary artery calcium scores and coronary angiographyAli A Haydar
Renal and Teansplantation Unit, Guy's Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:2307-12. 2004....
- Diagnostic accuracy of dual-source computed tomography in the diagnosis of coronary artery diseaseThorsten R C Johnson
Department Clinical Radiology, Medical Clinic I, University of Munich, Grosshadern Campus, Munich, Germany
Invest Radiol 42:684-91. 2007..study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of dual-source computed tomography (DSCT) with reference to invasive coronary angiography in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) on a per-patient as well as on a per-segment basis.
- Diagnostic value of 123I-betamethyl-p-iodophenyl-pentadecanoic acid (BMIPP) single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in patients with chest pain. Comparison with rest-stress 99mTc-tetrofosmin SPECT and coronary angiographyYuko Kawai
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hokko Memorial Hospital, Japan
Circ J 68:547-52. 2004..The present study compared BMIPP SPECT with rest-stress myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) findings and coronary angiography (CAG) in 150 patients with acute chest pain...
- The incidence and clinical impact of stent strut fractures developed after drug-eluting stent implantationWook Sung Chung
Catholic University Saint Mary s Hospital, Youeuido dong, Youngdeungpo gu, Seoul, 150 713 Korea
Int J Cardiol 125:325-31. 2008..Then we sought to define the incidence and clinical implications of SSFs developed after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation...
- Early quantitative coronary angiography of saphenous vein grafts for coronary artery bypass grafting harvested by means of open versus endoscopic saphenectomy: a prospective randomized trialL P Perrault
Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1402-7. 2004..The purpose of this study was to compare early quantitative coronary analysis of saphenous vein grafts used for coronary artery bypass grafting harvested with the open versus endoscopic techniques...
- Noninvasive coronary angiography using 64-detector-row computed tomography in patients with a low to moderate pretest probability of significant coronary artery diseaseT Schlosser
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
Acta Radiol 48:300-7. 2007..To evaluate the value of 64-detector-row computed tomography for ruling out high-grade coronary stenoses in patients with a low to moderate pretest probability of significant coronary artery disease...
- Relationship between biomarkers of oxidized low-density lipoprotein, statin therapy, quantitative coronary angiography, and atheroma: volume observations from the REVERSAL (Reversal of Atherosclerosis with Aggressive Lipid Lowering) studySeung Hyuk Choi
Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
J Am Coll Cardiol 52:24-32. 2008..This study was designed to test the hypothesis that circulating biomarkers of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (OxLDL) are affected by statin therapy and predict changes in atheroma volume...
- Mortality and cardiovascular events in patients treated with homocysteine-lowering B vitamins after coronary angiography: a randomized controlled trialMarta 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...
- Prevalence of factor V Leiden in patients with myocardial infarction and normal coronary angiographyJ Mansourati
Cardiology Department of Brest, North Hospital of Saint Etienne, France
Thromb Haemost 83:822-5. 2000..study was to evaluate the prevalence of this mutation in patients with myocardial infarction but normal coronary angiography. We compared 3 groups of patients: one group consisted of 107 patients with premature myocardial infarction ..
- Diagnostic and prognostic value of absence of coronary artery calcificationAmmar 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...
- Randomized comparison of 64-slice single- and dual-source computed tomography coronary angiography for the detection of coronary artery diseaseStephan Achenbach
Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Germany
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:177-86. 2008..The purpose of this study was to analyze the influence of a systematic approach to lower heart rate for coronary computed tomography (CT) angiography on diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice single- and dual-source CT...
- Cardiac motion of coronary arteries: variability in the rest period and implications for coronary MR angiographyY Wang
Department of Radiology, Joan and Sanford I, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
Radiology 213:751-8. 1999..To measure the duration of the rest period in the cardiac cycle, a parameter vital to data acquisition in coronary magnetic resonance (MR) angiography...
- "False-positive" cardiac catheterization laboratory activation among patients with suspected ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctionDavid M Larson
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407, USA
JAMA 298:2754-60. 2007..There are limited data on the frequency of "false-positive" catheterization laboratory activation in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for suspected STEMI...
- Multiple coronary lesion instability in patients with acute myocardial infarction as determined by optical coherence tomographyTakashi Kubo
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
Am J Cardiol 105:318-22. 2010..007). In conclusion, the present OCT examination demonstrated multiple lesion instability in the presence of AMI...
- 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 investigationMarc Dewey
Charite, Medical School, Departments of Radiology, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Circulation 120:867-75. 2009Noninvasive 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...
- Prevalence of coronary artery disease and plaque morphology assessed by multi-slice computed tomography coronary angiography and calcium scoring in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetesA J H A Scholte
Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Heart 94:290-5. 2008..In addition, the relation between calcium score and MSCT findings was explored...
- Multi-detector row CT of left ventricular function with dedicated analysis software versus MR imaging: initial experienceKai Uwe Juergens
Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
Radiology 230:403-10. 2004....
- Reliable high-speed coronary computed tomography in symptomatic patientsAnnick C Weustink
Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Am Coll Cardiol 50:786-94. 2007....
- Diagnostic accuracy and impact of computed tomographic coronary angiography on utilization of invasive coronary angiographyBenjamin J W Chow
Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2:16-23. 2009Computed tomographic coronary angiography (CTA), given its high negative predictive value, is a potential gatekeeper for invasive coronary angiography (ICA)...
- Detection of coronary artery disease in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes mellitusRoldano Scognamiglio
Metabolic Cardiology, Division of Metabolic Diseases, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
J Am Coll Cardiol 47:65-71. 2006..An "aggressive" diagnostic approach, requiring coronary angiography in asymptomatic DM2 patients with < or = 1 associated RF for CAD and abnormal MCE, identified silent CAD,..
- 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 trialsSanjit 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...
- Noninvasive diagnosis of ischemia-induced wall motion abnormalities with the use of high-dose dobutamine stress MRI: comparison with dobutamine stress echocardiographyE Nagel
Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, German Heart Institute and Charité Campus Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Circulation 99:763-70. 1999..With ultrafast magnetic resonance tomography, identical stress protocols as used for echocardiography can be applied...
- Effectiveness of dual-source CT coronary angiography for the evaluation of coronary artery disease in patients with atrial fibrillation: initial experienceDilek Oncel
Department of Radiology, Sifa Medical Center, Fevzipasa Boulevard No 172 2, 35340 Basmane Izmir, Turkey
Radiology 245:703-11. 2007To prospectively evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of dual-source CT for significant coronary stenosis (>50% narrowing) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), by using conventional coronary angiography as the reference standard.
- 9-month clinical, angiographic, and intravascular ultrasound results of a prospective evaluation of the Axxess self-expanding biolimus A9-eluting stent in coronary bifurcation lesions: the DIVERGE (Drug-Eluting Stent Intervention for Treating Side BrancheStefan Verheye
Antwerp Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen, Lindendreef 1, Antwerp, Belgium
J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1031-9. 2009..This study sought to assess the safety and performance of the Axxess (Devax Inc., Lake Forest, California) self-expanding drug-eluting stent in coronary bifurcation lesions...
- Women with acute coronary syndrome are less invasively examined and subsequently less treated than menAnders Hvelplund
National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, DK 1399 Copenhagen, Denmark
Eur Heart J 31:684-90. 2010..To investigate if gender bias is present in today's setting of an early invasive strategy for patients with acute coronary syndrome in Denmark (population 5 million)...
- Plasma adiponectin levels are associated with coronary lesion complexity in men with coronary artery diseaseFumiyuki Otsuka
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto City, Japan
J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1155-62. 2006..We sought to assess whether plasma adiponectin levels correlate with angiographic coronary lesion complexity in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
- Prevalence of coronary artery disease assessed by multislice computed tomography coronary angiography in patients with paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillationGaetano Nucifora
Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2:100-6. 2009....
- In vivo validation of CAAS QCA-3D coronary reconstruction using fusion of angiography and intravascular ultrasound (ANGUS)Johan C H Schuurbiers
Biomedical Engineering, ErasmusMC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 73:620-6. 2009....
- Noninvasive coronary angiography using 64-slice spiral computed tomography in an unselected patient collective: effect of heart rate, heart rate variability and coronary calcifications on image quality and diagnostic accuracyH Brodoefel
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Eberhard Karls University, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
Eur J Radiol 66:134-41. 2008..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of heart rate, heart rate variability and calcification on image quality and diagnostic accuracy in an unselected patient collective...
- Contrast nephropathy in high-risk patients undergoing coronary angiography and interventionMuhammad Azhar Uddin
Department of Medicine, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 15:791-4. 2005To determine the incidence of contrast nephropathy in high-risk patients undergoing coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and to define the characteristics of this cohort.
- Comparison of diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography in patients with low, intermediate, and high cardiovascular riskLars Husmann
Institute of Nuclear Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Acad Radiol 15:452-61. 2008The aim of this study was to compare the diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice computed tomographic coronary angiography (CTCA) in groups of patients with low, intermediate, and high risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) events.
- Influence of heart rate on the diagnostic accuracy of dual-source computed tomography coronary angiographyUlrike Ropers
Department of Internal Medicine 2 Cardiology Angiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
J Am Coll Cardiol 50:2393-8. 2007We evaluated the influence of heart rate on image quality and diagnostic accuracy of dual-source computed tomography (DSCT) coronary angiography.
- The image quality and radiation dose of 100-kVp versus 120-kVp ECG-gated 16-slice CT coronary angiographyEun Ah Park
Department of Radiology and the Institute of Radiation Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Jongno gu, Seoul, Korea
Korean J Radiol 10:235-43. 2009..This study was conducted to assess the feasibility of performing 100-kVp electrocardiogram (ECG)-gated coronary CT angiography, as compared to 120-kVp ECG-gated coronary CT angiography...
- Clinical characteristics of patients with exercise-induced ST-segment elevation without prior myocardial infarctionMing Jui Hung
Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Circ J 70:254-61. 2006..Data is limited on the characteristics of Taiwanese patients without prior myocardial infarction who develop exercise-induced ST-segment elevation...
- Cardiovascular events in patients with coronary plaque rupture and nonsignificant stenosisPatrick Ohlmann
Cardiovascular Research Institute/Medstar Research Institute, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Cardiol 96:1631-5. 2005..Overall, the cumulative rate of cardiac events was 18%...
- In-stent restenosis and remote coronary lesion progression are coupled in cardiac transplant vasculopathy but not in native coronary artery diseaseMichael Jonas
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 48:453-61. 2006..The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical, angiographic, and histological features of concomitant in-stent restenosis (ISR) and cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV) progression...
- Complex angioplasty up to chronic total occlusionMilan A Nedeljkovic
Department of Cardiology, Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
Herz 31:156-64. 2006
- Usefulness and safety of percutaneous coronary interventions for cardiac transplant vasculopathyKoji Tanaka
University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Health Sciences, Los Angeles, California, USA
Am J Cardiol 97:1192-7. 2006..Compared with historical controls, PCI may also improve the actuarial survival rate of patients undergoing orthotopic heart transplantation...
- Clinical outcome following aleatory implantation of paclitaxel-eluting or sirolimus-eluting stents in complex coronary lesionsJohn Cosgrave
EMO Centro Cuore Columbus and San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
Am J Cardiol 96:1663-8. 2005..Overall, the 2 available stent platforms had similar performance characteristics...
- [Efficacy of sirolimus-eluting stents in diabetics with complex coronary lesions]Alberto Berenguer
Servicio de Cardiologia, Hospital General de Alicante, Alicante, Espana
Rev Esp Cardiol 59:117-24. 2006..Drug-eluting stents may, therefore, be useful in these patients. Our objective was to evaluate the use of sirolimus-eluting stents in diabetics with complex coronary lesions...
- Clinical and angiographic outcomes after placement of multiple overlapping drug-eluting stents in diffuse coronary lesionsCheol Whan Lee
Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea
Am J Cardiol 98:918-22. 2006..37, 95% CI 1.28 to 22.49, p = 0.021). In conclusion, full metal jacket drug-eluting stents may be a safe and effective method to treat diffuse coronary disease and may be a useful treatment option for complex long lesions...
- Vessel size and outcome after coronary drug-eluting stent placement: results from a large cohort of patients treated with sirolimus- or paclitaxel-eluting stentsShpend Elezi
Deutsches Herzzentrum, , Munich, Germany
J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1304-9. 2006..002), but not in the middle and upper tertiles. CONCLUSIONS: The influence of vessel size on restenosis is related to the specific DES used, with SESs providing better outcomes than PESs in small but not in large coronary vessels...
- Sustained increased risk of adverse cardiac events over 5 years after implantation of gold-coated coronary stentsJürgen Pache
Deutsches Herzzentrum, Lazarettstr 36, 80636 München, Germany
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:690-5. 2006..To study the 5-year outcome of patients treated with gold-coated stent placement...
- Coronary artery calcium score: has anything changed?R Marano
Department of Clinical Sciences and Bioimaging, Section of Radiology, G D Annunzio University, SS Annunziata Hospital, Via dei Vestini, I 66013, Chieti, Italy
Radiol Med 112:949-58. 2007....
- One-year results of the SCORPIUS study: a German multicenter investigation on the effectiveness of sirolimus-eluting stents in diabetic patientsDietrich Baumgart
Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University Clinic Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1627-34. 2007..Previously, this had been analyzed only in substudies of larger trials or in clinical investigations enrolling a small number of patients...
- Comparison of outcomes of direct stenting versus stenting after balloon predilation in patients with acute myocardial infarction (DIRAMI)Mariusz Gasior
Silesian Centre for Heart Diseases, Medical University of Silesia, Zabrze, Poland
Am J Cardiol 100:798-805. 2007..Direct stenting did not improve epicardial and myocardial reperfusion indexes. Direct stenting strategy should not be recommended in all patients with AMI as an alternative strategy to stenting after predilation...
- Atherosclerotic plaque with ultrasonic attenuation affects coronary reflow and infarct size in patients with acute coronary syndrome: an intravascular ultrasound studyHiroyuki Okura
Division of Cardiology, Bell Land General Hospital, Sakai, Japan
Circ J 71:648-53. 2007..No reflow following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a major concern in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and it may be influenced by the preexisting plaque type...
- Outcome of nonobstructive residual dissections detected by intravascular ultrasound following percutaneous coronary interventionTakahiro Nishida
EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, Milan, Italy
Am J Cardiol 89:1257-62. 2002..Nonobstructive dissections can be left untreated when final IVUS reveals an area stenosis of < 60% at the site of a dissection...
- Long-term safety and efficacy of drug-eluting stents: two-year results of the REAL (REgistro AngiopLastiche dell'Emilia Romagna) multicenter registryAntonio Marzocchi
Istituto di Cardiologia, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
Circulation 115:3181-8. 2007..The long-term safety and efficacy of drug-eluting stents (DES) have been questioned recently...
- Catheter-induced left main coronary artery dissection resulting in abrupt closure and cardiac arrest: successful stenting during resuscitationCagdas Ozdol
Cardiology Department, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
J Invasive Cardiol 19:E93-5. 2007Catheter-induced left main coronary artery dissection is an uncommon but devastating complication of coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention...
- Provisional T-drug-eluting stenting technique for the treatment of bifurcation lesions: clinical, myocardial scintigraphy and (late) coronary angiographic resultsCarlo Vigna
Department of Cardiology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
J Invasive Cardiol 19:92-7. 2007..We aimed to appraise clinical, myocardial scintigraphy and late (>9 months) exploratory angiographic outcomes of provisional T-stenting in the management of BS...
- Stenting of coronary bifurcation lesions by using modified crush technique with double kissing balloon inflation (sleeve technique): immediate procedure result and short-term clinical outcomesMan Hong Jim
Cardiac Medical Unit, Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong, China
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:969-75. 2007..Sleeve technique is a modified version of crush technique. It is specifically designed to increase the success rate of final kissing balloon inflation, which used to be a major limitation of the latter...
- Factors predictive of cardiac events and restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation in small coronary arteriesCheol Whan Lee
Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:821-5. 2007..Predictors of cardiac events and restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation in small coronary arteries were evaluated...
- Computed tomography coronary angiographyStephan Achenbach
Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1919-28. 2006..93% and 98% have been reported for the detection of coronary artery stenoses in comparison with invasive coronary angiography. The high negative predictive value (95% to 100%) found in these studies suggests that coronary CTA may be ..
- Coronary artery perforation during interventional proceduresLloyd W Klein
Clinical Cardiology Associates, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Cardiology Section, Melrose Park, Illinois, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:713-7. 2006
- Comparison of effectiveness and safety of sirolimus-eluting stents versus bare-metal stents in patients with diabetes mellitus (from the Italian Multicenter Randomized DESSERT Study)Aleardo Maresta
Department of Cardiology, S Maria delle Croci Hospital, Ravenna, Italy
Am J Cardiol 101:1560-6. 2008..The primary end point was in-stent late lumen loss, assessed using centralized quantitative coronary angiography at 8-month follow-up...
- Incidence, mechanism, predictors, and long-term prognosis of late stent malapposition after bare-metal stent implantationMyeong-Ki Hong
Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Cardiac Center, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
Circulation 109:881-6. 2004..Compared with complete stent apposition at follow-up, LSM after BMS implantation is not associated with any major adverse cardiac events during a mean 3-year follow-up after detection of LSM...
- Operator experience and long term outcome after percutaneous coronary interventionChristian Mueller
Medizinische Universitätsklinik Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Can J Cardiol 19:1047-51. 2003..To investigate the impact of operator experience on long term outcome of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
- Effect of endothelial shear stress on the progression of coronary artery disease, vascular remodeling, and in-stent restenosis in humans: in vivo 6-month follow-up studyPeter H Stone
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
Circulation 108:438-44. 2003..The endothelium controls local arterial responses by transduction of shear stress. Characterization of endothelial shear stress (ESS) may allow for prediction of progression of atherosclerosis and in-stent restenosis...
- Routine invasive strategy within 24 hours of thrombolysis versus ischaemia-guided conservative approach for acute myocardial infarction with ST-segment elevation (GRACIA-1): a randomised controlled trialFrancisco Fernandez-Aviles
Instituto de Ciencias del Corazón, Hospital Universitario, Valladolid, Spain
Lancet 364:1045-53. 2004..The GRACIA-1 trial was designed to reassess the benefits of an early post-thrombolysis interventional approach in the era of stents and new antiplatelet agents...
- Value of 3D-volume rendering in the assessment of coronary arteries with retrospectively ECG-gated multislice spiral CTA H Mahnken
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Technology, Aachen, Germany
Acta Radiol 44:302-9. 2003..To assess the diagnostic value and measurement precision of 3D volume rendering technique (3D-VRT) from retrospectively ECG-gated multislice spiral CT (MSCT) data sets for imaging of the coronary arteries...
- [From risk factors to symptomatic coronary artery disease. Update cardiology 2001/2002--part I]Roland Fries
Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Innere Medizin III, Kardiologie Angiologie, Universitatskliniken des Saarlandes, Hamburg Saar
Med Klin (Munich) 98:218-25. 2003....
- Actinomycin-eluting stent for coronary revascularization: a randomized feasibility and safety study: the ACTION trialPatrick W Serruys
Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1363-7. 2004..We sought to demonstrate the safety and performance of the actinomycin D-coated Multilink-Tetra stent(Guidant Corp., Santa Clara, California) in the treatment of patients with single de novo native coronary lesions...
- Effect of percutaneous coronary interventions for in-stent restenosis in degenerated saphenous vein grafts without distal embolic protectionDale T Ashby
Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute, New York, New York, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 41:749-52. 2003..It appears that distal embolic protection may not be necessary during PCI of ISR lesions in degenerated SVGs...
- Simultaneous kissing stents (SKS) technique for treating bifurcation lesions in medium-to-large size coronary arteriesSamin K Sharma
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory of the Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
Am J Cardiol 94:913-7. 2004..007). Therefore, the SKS technique seems to be rapid, safe, and effective for the treatment of medium- to large-size BLs, with a trend toward fewer acute complications and promising mid-term results...
- Sirolimus-eluting stents versus standard stents in patients with stenosis in a native coronary arteryJeffrey 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...
- [Non-invasive 16-row spiral multislice computed tomography coronary angiography after one year of experience]Filippo Cademartiri
Dipartimento di Radiologia, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molenwaterplein, 40 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Ital Heart J Suppl 4:587-93. 2003The gold standard for direct diagnostic imaging of coronary arteries is still conventional X-ray coronary angiography, even though for several other applications, noninvasive techniques substituted invasive ones...
- Direct stent implantation using the EXPRESS Coronary Stent System: results of a multi-center feasibility studySigmund Silber
Internistische Klinik Dr Müller, Herzkatheterlabor Cardiology Associates, Munich, Germany
J Interv Cardiol 16:491-7. 2003..No other MACE were observed during the three-month follow-up period. Based on the findings of this study, direct stenting with the EXPRESS Stent appears feasible and is well tolerated...
- Ischemia in the territory of the first major septal perforator branch anomalously originating from the first diagonal branch leads to a transient leftward shift of the QRS axis in the frontal plane: a case reportKoji Kodama-Takahashi
The Second Department of Internal Medicine, Ehime University School of Medicine, Shigenobu, Japan
Circ J 67:885-8. 2003..In this case, an exercise ECG showed a transient leftward QRS axis shift...
- A case report of late coronary stent thrombosis manifested as acute myocardial infarction 19 months after stentingTetsuya Ishikawa
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Jpn Heart J 45:147-52. 2004..AMI may thus be induced by late coronary stent thrombosis during long-term clinical follow-up without clinical symptoms or angiographic restenosis at the second study...
- Impact of sirolimus-eluting stents on outcome in diabetic patients: a SIRIUS (SIRolImUS-coated Bx Velocity balloon-expandable stent in the treatment of patients with de novo coronary artery lesions) substudyIssam Moussa
Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute and Cardiovascular Research Foundation, 130 East 77th St, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
Circulation 109:2273-8. 2004..The purpose of this analysis was to determine the impact of sirolimus-eluting stents on outcomes of diabetic compared with nondiabetic patients...
- Six- and twelve-month results from first human experience using everolimus-eluting stents with bioabsorbable polymerEberhard Grube
Heart Center Siegburg, Siegburg, Germany
Circulation 109:2168-71. 2004..CONCLUSIONS: In this initial clinical experience, EES with bioabsorbable polymer demonstrated a safe and efficacious method to reduce in-stent neointimal hyperplasia and restenosis...
- 3D CORONARY RECONSTRUCTION AND MULTIMODALITY FUSIONShiuh 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...
- The Coronary Screening for Kidney Transplantation (COST) StudyBertram Kasiske; Fiscal Year: 2007..revascularization for symptoms and cardiac death), to undergo non-invasive cardiac stress testing and/or coronary angiography. Candidates who are found to have significant coronary disease then undergo preemptive angioplasty or ..
- Effect of Extended-Release Niacin on Saphenous Vein Graft AtherosclerosisEmmanouil Brilakis; Fiscal Year: 2010..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...
- RESCUE: Randomized Evaluation of Patients with Stable Angina Comparing UtilizatioArthur 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 ..
- Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Coronary Vascular DysfunctionC Bairey Merz; Fiscal Year: 2009..We will recruit 375 women undergoing coronary angiography for suspected ischemia with no obstructive CAD...
- ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC ASSESSMENT OF MICROVASCULAR PERFUSIONKevin 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...
- Immunologic Basis of Coronary Disease in WomenSteven Reis; Fiscal Year: 2002..An extensive contemporary database has been assembled on 936 women referred for coronary angiography because of suspected ischemia...
- IVUS Detection of Rupture Prone PlaquesMarvin M Doyley; Fiscal Year: 2009..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 ..
- IVUS Detection of Rupture Prone PlaquesMarvin M Doyley; Fiscal Year: 2010..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 ..
- Cardiac MDCT for Early Triage of Patients with ACSUdo Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2007..high sensitivity and specificity of MDCT for the detection of significant coronary stenosis compared with coronary angiography and the detection of coronary plaque as validated with intravascular ultrasound...
- Cardiac MDCT for Early Triage of Patients with ACSUdo Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2006..high sensitivity and specificity of MDCT for the detection of significant coronary stenosis compared with coronary angiography and the detection of coronary plaque as validated with intravascular ultrasound...
- ACE Inhibition and Cardiac Allograft VasculopathyWilliam F Fearon; Fiscal Year: 2010..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...