coronary angiography

Summary

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

Top Publications

  1. doi 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 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
  3. 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
  4. doi 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
  5. doi 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
  6. doi 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
  7. doi 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
  8. doi 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
  9. doi 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
  10. doi 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

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Publications266 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi 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 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...
  3. 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...
  4. doi 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...
  5. doi 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.
  6. doi 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...
  7. doi 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...
  8. doi 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...
  9. doi 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...
  10. doi 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...
  11. doi 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...
  12. doi 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi 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)...
  15. doi 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).
  16. doi 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.
  17. 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...
  18. doi 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...
  19. doi 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
    ....
  20. 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
  21. doi 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.
  22. 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
  23. doi 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...
  24. 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.
  25. doi 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)...
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. doi 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...
  29. 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).
  30. doi 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
    ....
  31. 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)...
  32. doi 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)...
  33. 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...
  34. doi 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
    ....
  35. doi 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)...
  36. 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...
  37. doi 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)...
  38. doi 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)...
  39. doi 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...
  40. 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.
  41. doi 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
    ....
  42. doi 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...
  43. doi 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...
  44. doi First-in-man evaluation of intravascular optical frequency domain imaging (OFDI) of Terumo: a comparison with intravascular ultrasound and quantitative coronary angiography
    Takayuki Okamura
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 6:1037-45. 2011
    ..The Terumo-OFDI system is capable of acquiring images with high-speed automated pullback (up to 40 mm/sec) and requires only a short injection (3-4 sec) of small amount of x-ray contrast (9-16 ml)...
  45. 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...
  46. doi 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...
  47. 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)...
  48. 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...
  49. 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.
  50. doi 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.
  51. 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
    ....
  52. doi 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...
  53. doi 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...
  54. 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...
  55. doi 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...
  56. doi 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
    ....
  57. doi 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...
  58. doi 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
    ....
  59. doi 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
    ....
  60. doi 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)...
  61. doi 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...
  62. pmc 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 patients
    Wei 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...
  63. doi Diagnostic performance of 64-multidetector row coronary computed tomographic angiography for evaluation of coronary artery stenosis in individuals without known coronary artery disease: results from the prospective multicenter ACCURACY (Assessment by Coro
    Matthew J Budoff
    Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, Torrance, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1724-32. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of electrocardiographically gated 64-multidetector row coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) in individuals without known coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  64. doi 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...
  65. pmc The absence of coronary calcification does not exclude obstructive coronary artery disease or the need for revascularization in patients referred for conventional coronary angiography
    Ilan 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...
  66. doi Radiation dose reduction and coronary assessability of prospective electrocardiogram-gated computed tomography coronary angiography: comparison with retrospective electrocardiogram-gated helical scan
    Takao Maruyama
    Department of Cardiology, Kawasaki Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1450-5. 2008
    ..radiation dose and coronary assessability of a prospective electrocardiogram (ECG)-gated scan by 64-slice multidetector (row) computed tomography (MDCT)-coronary angiography (CA) compared with a retrospective ECG-gated helical scan.
  67. doi Imaging of coronary atherosclerosis by computed tomography
    Stephan Achenbach
    Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 31:1442-8. 2010
    ..However, the technology of coronary CTA continues to evolve at a rapid pace and clinical applications for plaque imaging and characterization may become possible in the future...
  68. ncbi Transcoronary transplantation of progenitor cells after myocardial infarction
    Birgit Assmus
    Division of Cardiology and Molecular Cardiology, Department of Medicine III, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    N Engl J Med 355:1222-32. 2006
    ..The effects of cell transplantation in patients with healed myocardial infarction are unknown...
  69. doi Comparison of dual-source CT coronary angiography and conventional coronary angiography for detecting coronary artery disease
    Yi Xu
    Department of Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, 300 Guangzhou Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210029, China
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:75-81. 2010
    To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of dual-source CT coronary angiography for detecting coronary artery stenosis...
  70. ncbi Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) correlations with cystatin C, serum creatinine and eGFR in patients with normal serum creatinine undergoing coronary angiography
    Hanna Bachorzewska-Gajewska
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:295-6. 2007
  71. doi The association of serum adipocyte fatty acid-binding protein with coronary artery disease in Korean adults
    E 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...
  72. ncbi Randomized study to evaluate sirolimus-eluting stents implanted at coronary bifurcation lesions
    Antonio Colombo
    EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, Milan, Italy
    Circulation 109:1244-9. 2004
    ..A sirolimus-eluting stent (Cypher, Cordis Corp) has been reported to markedly decrease restenosis in selected lesions; higher-risk lesions, including coronary bifurcations, have not been studied...
  73. pmc Assessment of obstruction length and optimal viewing angle from biplane X-ray angiograms
    Shengxian Tu
    Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:5-17. 2010
    Three-dimensional quantitative coronary angiography (3D QCA) has been encouraged by the increasing need to better assess vessel dimensions and geometry for interventional purposes...
  74. pmc Cholesteryl ester transfer protein and mortality in patients undergoing coronary angiography: the Ludwigshafen Risk and Cardiovascular Health study
    Andreas 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.
  75. doi 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) registry
    Florence 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...
  76. doi Drug-eluting stent fracture: incidence, contributing factors, and clinical implications
    Timothy 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...
  77. doi Effects of statin treatments on coronary plaques assessed by volumetric virtual histology intravascular ultrasound analysis
    Myeong 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...
  78. doi Quantification of myocardial area at risk with T2-weighted CMR: comparison with contrast-enhanced CMR and coronary angiography
    Jeremy 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)...
  79. doi First head-to-head comparison of effective radiation dose from low-dose 64-slice CT with prospective ECG-triggering versus invasive coronary angiography
    B A Herzog
    Nuclear Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Heart 95:1656-61. 2009
    Reduction of radiation burden of multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) has remained an important task.
  80. doi Paclitaxel-eluting stents versus bare-metal stents in acute myocardial infarction
    Gregg 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
    ....
  81. doi A novel three-dimensional quantitative coronary angiography system: In-vivo comparison with intravascular ultrasound for assessing arterial segment length
    Shengxian 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 ..
  82. doi Prevalence of coronary artery disease across the Framingham risk categories: coronary artery calcium scoring and MSCT coronary angiography
    Gaetano 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...
  83. ncbi Evaluation of the association of proximal coronary culprit artery lesion location with clinical outcomes in acute myocardial infarction
    Juhana 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...
  84. ncbi The incidence and clinical impact of stent strut fractures developed after drug-eluting stent implantation
    Wook 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...
  85. ncbi Coronary artery calcification is related to coronary atherosclerosis in chronic renal disease patients: a study comparing EBCT-generated coronary artery calcium scores and coronary angiography
    Ali A Haydar
    Renal and Teansplantation Unit, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:2307-12. 2004
    ..For the first time we studied the relationship between CAC and coronary angiographic findings in patients with chronic renal failure, on dialysis and after renal transplantation...
  86. ncbi Correlations between fractional flow reserve and intravascular ultrasound in patients with an ambiguous left main coronary artery stenosis
    Venu Jasti
    Division of Cardiology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Circulation 110:2831-6. 2004
    ..Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is being used to assess the significance of a left main coronary artery stenosis (LMCS). However, the cutoff values of IVUS parameters at which to predict a fractional flow reserve (FFR) of 0.75 are unknown...
  87. ncbi Noninvasive coronary angiography using 64-detector-row computed tomography in patients with a low to moderate pretest probability of significant coronary artery disease
    T 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...
  88. ncbi Prevalence of factor V Leiden in patients with myocardial infarction and normal coronary angiography
    J 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 ..
  89. ncbi Combining dual-source computed tomography coronary angiography and calcium scoring: added value for the assessment of coronary artery disease
    S Leschka
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Heart 94:1154-61. 2008
    To 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 ..
  90. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of dual-source computed tomography in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease
    Thorsten 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.
  91. ncbi Cardiac motion of coronary arteries: variability in the rest period and implications for coronary MR angiography
    Y 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...
  92. doi Randomized comparison of 64-slice single- and dual-source computed tomography coronary angiography for the detection of coronary artery disease
    Stephan 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...
  93. ncbi Hostility scores are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events in women undergoing coronary angiography: a report from the NHLBI-Sponsored WISE Study
    Marian 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...
  94. ncbi 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 angiography
    Yuko 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.
  95. ncbi 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 disease
    Anthony 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)...
  96. ncbi 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 bias
    Poul F Høilund-Carlsen
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 27:29-34. 2006
    To evaluate the impact of using myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (MPS) as gatekeeper for coronary angiography and revascularization in stable angina pectoris.
  97. ncbi Early quantitative coronary angiography of saphenous vein grafts for coronary artery bypass grafting harvested by means of open versus endoscopic saphenectomy: a prospective randomized trial
    L 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...
  98. doi 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) study
    Seung 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...
  99. ncbi Noninvasive diagnosis of ischemia-induced wall motion abnormalities with the use of high-dose dobutamine stress MRI: comparison with dobutamine stress echocardiography
    E 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...
  100. ncbi Reliable high-speed coronary computed tomography in symptomatic patients
    Annick C Weustink
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:786-94. 2007
    ....
  101. ncbi 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 diabetes
    A 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...

Research Grants74

  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. The Coronary Screening for Kidney Transplantation (COST) Study
    Bertram 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 ..
  3. Effect of Extended-Release Niacin on Saphenous Vein Graft Atherosclerosis
    Emmanouil 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...
  4. 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 ..
  5. Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Coronary Vascular Dysfunction
    C Bairey Merz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will recruit 375 women undergoing coronary angiography for suspected ischemia with no obstructive CAD...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Cardiac MDCT for Early Triage of Patients with ACS
    Udo 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...
  9. IVUS Detection of Rupture Prone Plaques
    Marvin 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 ..
  10. IVUS Detection of Rupture Prone Plaques
    Marvin 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 ..
  11. Cardiac MDCT for Early Triage of Patients with ACS
    Udo 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...
  12. ACE Inhibition and Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy
    William 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...