Affiliation: University of Turku
- The effect of revascularization of renal artery stenosis on renal perfusion in patients with atherosclerotic renovascular diseaseNiina Koivuviita
Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3843-8. 2012..It has been suggested that this may be due to effects of renal microvascular disease. Our aim was to measure the effect of renal artery stenosis (RAS) revascularization on renal perfusion in patients with renovascular disease...
- Increased basal myocardial perfusion in patients with chronic kidney disease without symptomatic coronary artery diseaseNiina Koivuviita
Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Finland
Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:2773-9. 2009..Our aim was to test by a positron emission tomography (PET)-based method whether microvascular dysfunction, an early marker of coronary dysfunction, exists already in early stages of CKD...
- Parametric renal blood flow imaging using [15O]H2O and PETNobuyuki Kudomi
Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:683-91. 2009..ml/ml) to be negligible. The aim of this study was to develop a method for calculating parametric images of RBF (K(1), k(2)) as well as V(A) without fixing the partition coefficient by the basis function method (BFM)...