Georg Mühlenbruch

Summary

Affiliation: RWTH Aachen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Coronary calcium scoring using 16-row multislice computed tomography: nonenhanced versus contrast-enhanced studies in vitro and in vivo
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 40:148-54. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Initial and mid-term results of a 4F compatible self-expanding low strut profile nitinol stent in the superficial femoral artery
    G Mühlenbruch
    Klinik für Radiologische Diagnostik, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Rofo 179:733-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of automated attenuation-based tube current adaptation for coronary calcium scoring in MDCT in a cohort of 262 patients
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:1850-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Which Iodine concentration in chest CT?--a prospective study in 300 patients
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 18:2826-32. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of aortocoronary bypass stents with cardiac MDCT compared with conventional catheter angiography
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:361-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Imaging of the cardiac venous system: comparison of MDCT and conventional angiography
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Pauwelsstrasse 30, Aachen 52057, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:1252-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Calcium scoring of aortic valve calcification in aortic valve stenosis with a multislice computed tomography scanner: non-enhanced versus contrast-enhanced studies
    G Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Department of Cardiology, Institute of Medical Statistics, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Acta Radiol 46:561-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Global left ventricular function in cardiac CT. Evaluation of an automated 3D region-growing segmentation algorithm
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:1117-23. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of 64-slice multi-detector row cardiac CTA in symptomatic patients
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:603-9. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of dual-source CT angiography and MR angiography in preoperative evaluation of intra- and extracranial vessels: a pilot study
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 20:469-76. 2010

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Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint Coronary calcium scoring using 16-row multislice computed tomography: nonenhanced versus contrast-enhanced studies in vitro and in vivo
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 40:148-54. 2005
    ..We sought to assess the agreement of coronary artery calcium score in nonenhanced and contrast-enhanced multislice-spiral computed tomography...
  2. ncbi request reprint Initial and mid-term results of a 4F compatible self-expanding low strut profile nitinol stent in the superficial femoral artery
    G Mühlenbruch
    Klinik für Radiologische Diagnostik, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Rofo 179:733-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the initial and mid-term results of a new self-expanding low strut profile nitinol stent for treatment of atherosclerotic lesions stenoses and occlusions in the superficial femoral artery (SFA)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of automated attenuation-based tube current adaptation for coronary calcium scoring in MDCT in a cohort of 262 patients
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:1850-7. 2007
    ..Automated attenuation-based tube current adaptation in coronary calcium scoring is technically feasible, can decrease patient dose, and reduces variation in image noise as a sign of improved dose usage...
  4. doi request reprint Which Iodine concentration in chest CT?--a prospective study in 300 patients
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 18:2826-32. 2008
    ..00019). Given identical iodine delivery rates of 1.3 g/s and iodine loads of 33 g, contrast media with concentrations of 300, 370 and 400 mg iodine/ml do not result in different intravascular enhancement in chest-CT...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of aortocoronary bypass stents with cardiac MDCT compared with conventional catheter angiography
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:361-9. 2007
    ..The objective of our study was to determine the accuracy of 16-MDCT for evaluation of stent patency and in-stent stenosis in venous coronary bypass grafts...
  6. ncbi request reprint Imaging of the cardiac venous system: comparison of MDCT and conventional angiography
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Pauwelsstrasse 30, Aachen 52057, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:1252-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare MDCT angiography with conventional coronary sinus angiography in terms of detailed anatomic display of the coronary veins...
  7. ncbi request reprint Calcium scoring of aortic valve calcification in aortic valve stenosis with a multislice computed tomography scanner: non-enhanced versus contrast-enhanced studies
    G Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Department of Cardiology, Institute of Medical Statistics, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Acta Radiol 46:561-6. 2005
    ..Previous studies have shown a positive correlation between amount of aortic valve calcification (AVC) and degree of aortic valve stenosis (AVS). We have investigated whether calcium scoring of AVC from contrast-enhanced images is reliable...
  8. ncbi request reprint Global left ventricular function in cardiac CT. Evaluation of an automated 3D region-growing segmentation algorithm
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:1117-23. 2006
    ..2%. On the basis of a good contrast-enhanced data set, a left ventricular volume analysis using the new semi-automated region-growing segmentation algorithm is technically feasible, accurate and more time-effective...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of 64-slice multi-detector row cardiac CTA in symptomatic patients
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:603-9. 2007
    ..The diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice-MDCT coronary angiography is negatively influenced by the high pre-test probability of this symptomatic patient collective...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of dual-source CT angiography and MR angiography in preoperative evaluation of intra- and extracranial vessels: a pilot study
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 20:469-76. 2010
    ..DSCT and MRA may both be regarded as a reliable, fast, pre-interventional imaging investigation in patients with carotid artery stenosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of 1- and 3-mm slices in coronary calcium scoring using multi-slice CT in vitro and in vivo
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:321-9. 2007
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Effect of different saline chaser volumes and flow rates on intravascular contrast enhancement in CT using a circulation phantom
    Florian F Behrendt
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse, Aachen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 73:688-93. 2010
    ..To evaluate the influence of different saline chaser volumes and different saline chaser flow rates on the intravascular contrast enhancement in MDCT...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dual-source computed tomography for assessing cardiac function: a phantom study
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 42:491-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the influence of heart rate and temporal resolution on the assessment of global ventricular function with dual-source computed tomography (DSCT)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Automated volumetry of solid pulmonary nodules in a phantom: accuracy across different CT scanner technologies
    Marco Das
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 42:297-302. 2007
    ..The accuracy of automated volumetry for pulmonary nodules in a phantom using different CT scanner technologies from single-slice spiral CT (SSCT) to 64-slice multidetector-row CT (MDCT) was compared...
  15. doi request reprint Imaging of the coronary venous system: validation of three-dimensional rotational venous angiography against dual-source computed tomography
    Christian Knackstedt
    Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology and Vascular Medicine, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:1150-8. 2008
    ..On-site 3D visualization might improve decision making during cardiac interventions. In contrast to DSCT, rotational CSA does not demonstrate the anatomy of the mitral annulus or the course of the left circumflex artery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Global left ventricular function: assessment with dual-source CT versus conventional ventriculography in a porcine model
    Philipp Bruners
    Applied Medical Engineering, Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Aachen, Germany
    Acta Cardiol 64:311-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the global left ventricular function using retrospectively ECG-gated dual source computed tomography (DSCT) in comparison to conventional ventriculography...
  17. doi request reprint Semi-automated quantification of hepatic lesions in a phantom
    Sebastian Keil
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 44:82-8. 2009
    ..Thus, the purpose of our study was to assess the accuracy of semi-automated RECIST and volumetric measurements of liver lesions in a liver phantom with different CT acquisition parameters...
  18. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of liver metastases-software-assisted evaluation of the ablation zone in MDCT: tumor-free follow-up versus local recurrent disease
    Sebastian Keil
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:297-306. 2010
    ..A new parameter (lnQ1//28/0(volume/RECIST/WHO/attenuation)) was introduced, which appears to be of prognostic value at early follow-up CT...
  19. ncbi request reprint Influence of a small field-of-view size on the detection of coronary artery calcifications with MSCT: in vitro and in vivo study
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Aachen University of Technology, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:358-64. 2006
    ..The use of small FOV sizes resulted in an improved detection of coronary calcifications influencing the risk stratification for further cardiac events in MSCT coronary calcium scoring...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of varying slice thickness on coronary calcium scoring with multislice computed tomography in vitro and in vivo
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH, Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 40:695-9. 2005
    ..To compare coronary calcium scoring results (calcium volume, calcium mass, Agatston score, and number of lesions) of different slice thicknesses using a 16-slice CT (MSCT) scanner...
  21. ncbi request reprint Variability of aortic valve calcification measurement with multislice spiral computed tomography
    Karl M Ruhl
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Invest Radiol 41:370-3. 2006
    ..We sought to assess the variability of aortic valve calcifications (AVCs) regarding the reconstruction window at different heart phases using multislice-spiral computed tomography...
  22. ncbi request reprint Influence of heart rate and temporal resolution on left-ventricular volumes in cardiac multislice spiral computed tomography: a phantom study
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Invest Radiol 41:429-35. 2006
    ..We sought to investigate the influence of heart rate and temporal resolution on the assessment of left-ventricular (LV) function with multislice spiral computed tomography (CT)...
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of manual, semi- and fully automated heart segmentation for assessing global left ventricular function in multidetector computed tomography
    Cedric Plumhans
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 44:476-82. 2009
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Impact of different vein catheter sizes for mechanical power injection in CT: in vitro evaluation with use of a circulation phantom
    Florian F Behrendt
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH, Aachen, Germany
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:25-31. 2009
    ..In summary, intravenous catheters with sizes of 14-20 G are suitable for CT angiography using an injection protocol with a high flow rate and a high-iodine-concentration contrast medium...
  25. doi request reprint Semi-automated measurement of hyperdense, hypodense and heterogeneous hepatic metastasis on standard MDCT slices. Comparison of semi-automated and manual measurement of RECIST and WHO criteria
    Sebastian Keil
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 18:2456-65. 2008
    ..94 (heterogeneous); WHO area: 0.95, 0.98, 0.93]. Semi-automatic measurement of hyperdense, hypodense and heterogeneous liver metastases showed reliable results on standard axial reconstructions in comparison to manual quantification...
  26. doi request reprint Unusual malignant coronary artery anomaly: results of coronary angiography, MR imaging, and multislice CT
    Jonas Apitzsch
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:389-93. 2010
    ..The diagnostic value of the different imaging modalities is discussed...
  27. doi request reprint Dose reduction during CT fluoroscopy: phantom study of angular beam modulation
    Christian Hohl
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Technology of Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Radiology 246:519-25. 2008
    ..To prospectively evaluate, in a phantom, the dose reductions achievable by using angular beam modulation (ABM) during computed tomographic (CT) fluoroscopy-guided thoracic interventions...
  28. doi request reprint Introduction of a dedicated circulation phantom for comprehensive in vitro analysis of intravascular contrast material application
    Florian F Behrendt
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 43:729-36. 2008
    ..To develop a circulation phantom with physiologic circulation parameters, including a pulmonary and a body circulation for the evaluation of intravascular contrast material (CM) application...
  29. doi request reprint Image fusion in dual energy computed tomography: effect on contrast enhancement, signal-to-noise ratio and image quality in computed tomography angiography
    Florian F Behrendt
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 44:1-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of different weighting factors on contrast enhancement, signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), and image quality in image fusion in dual energy computed tomography (DECT) angiography...
  30. doi request reprint Imaging of the coronary venous system in patients with congestive heart failure: comparison of 16 slice MSCT and retrograde coronary sinus venography: comparative imaging of coronary venous system
    Christian Knackstedt
    Department of Cardiology, Pneumology, Vascular Medicine, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:783-91. 2008
    ..Thus, a comparison of retrograde CSA and ECG-gated MSCT for the visualization of the CVS in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) was performed...
  31. doi request reprint Contrast enhancement in chest multidetector computed tomography: intraindividual comparison of 300 mg/ml versus 400 mg/ml iodinated contrast medium
    Florian F Behrendt
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Acad Radiol 16:144-9. 2009
    ..We sought to intraindividually compare intravascular contrast enhancement in multidector computed tomography (MDCT) of the chest using contrast media (CM) containing 300 and 400 mg iodine/ml...
  32. doi request reprint Computer-aided detection of pulmonary embolism: influence on radiologists' detection performance with respect to vessel segments
    Marco Das
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, 52072 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 18:1350-5. 2008
    ..0001). CAD performance at the lobar level was 87%, at the segmental 90% and at the subsegmental 77%. With the use of CAD for PE, the detection performance of radiologists can be improved...
  33. doi request reprint Automated measurement of lymph nodes: a phantom study
    Sebastian Keil
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 19:1079-86. 2009
    ..81% to 9.20% (0.97-0.99) (RECIST) and from 8.16% to 22.66% (0.99-1.00) (volume). Regarding RECIST criteria and volume, automated evaluation of lymph nodes in a phantom demonstrated a high accuracy under varying MDCT parameters...
  34. doi request reprint Association of fetuin-A levels with the progression of aortic valve calcification in non-dialyzed patients
    Ralf Koos
    Department for Cardiology, Pulmonology, and Vascular Medicine, University Hospital RTWH Aachen, RWTH University Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, Aachen 52057, Germany
    Eur Heart J 30:2054-61. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship between baseline fetuin-A serum levels and the rate of progression of aortic valve calcification (AVC) in non-dialyzed patients with aortic valve disease (AVD)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcium scoring with multislice computed tomography: in vitro assessment of a low tube voltage protocol
    Christoph K Thomas
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 41:668-73. 2006
    ..We sought to compare an 80-kVp coronary calcium scoring protocol with the standard protocol of 120 kVp in terms of accuracy and reproducibility and to assess its dose reduction potential...
  36. ncbi request reprint Automated vs. manual assessment of left ventricular function in cardiac multidetector row computed tomography: comparison with magnetic resonance imaging
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:1416-23. 2006
    ..Calculation of LV volumes using either semiautomatic or manual contour tracing in cardiac MDCT is therefore feasible when compared to MRI. Automated contour detection needs to be improved to equal manual contour tracing...
  37. ncbi request reprint Selective increase of cardiac neuronal sympathetic tone: a catheter-based access to modulate left ventricular contractility
    Markus Zarse
    Department of Cardiology, University of Technology, Aachen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1354-9. 2005
    ..This study was designed to develop a technique to selectively increase the sympathetic tone to the heart by cardiac sympathetic nerve stimulation (SNS)...
  38. ncbi request reprint MDCT detection of mitral valve calcification: prevalence and clinical relevance compared with echocardiography
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:1264-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the prevalence and clinical significance of mitral valve calcification incidentally detected on chest CT scans in comparison with echocardiography...
  39. ncbi request reprint Late-phase MSCT in the different stages of myocardial infarction: animal experiments
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:2310-7. 2007
    ..Myocardial late enhancement on MSCT correlates well with delayed enhancement MR imaging during the different stages of MI and allows for reliable assessment of reperfused MI during acute, subacute and chronic stages...
  40. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of automated volumetry of pulmonary nodules across different multislice CT scanners
    Marco Das
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52072 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:1979-84. 2007
    ..Nodule volumetry is accurate with a reasonable volume error in data from different scanner vendors. This may have an important impact for intraindividual follow-up studies...
  41. ncbi request reprint Quantitative prediction of contrast enhancement from test bolus data in cardiac MSCT
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:1310-9. 2007
    ..Prediction of contrast enhancement in cardiac MSCT from test bolus data is feasible with a relatively small mean deviation; 80% of the predictions were within a range that might be acceptable for routine clinical application...
  42. ncbi request reprint Small pulmonary nodules: effect of two computer-aided detection systems on radiologist performance
    Marco Das
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Institute of Medical Statistics, and Department of Occupational Health, Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Radiology 241:564-71. 2006
    ..To prospectively compare the effects of two computer-aided detection (CAD) systems on the detection of small pulmonary nodules at multi-detector row computed tomography (CT) by using a consensus panel decision as the reference standard...
  43. doi request reprint Intraindividual comparison of contrast media concentrations for combined abdominal and thoracic MDCT
    Florian F Behrendt
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:145-50. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was an intraindividual comparison of the degrees of MDCT contrast enhancement achieved with agents containing 300 and 370 mg I/mL...
  44. ncbi request reprint Assessment of global left and right ventricular function using dual-source computed tomography (DSCT) in comparison to MRI: an experimental study in a porcine model
    Philipp Bruners
    Applied Medical Engineering, Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 42:756-64. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the ability of retrospectively ECG-gated dual-source computed tomography (DSCT) to assess left (LV) and right ventricular (RV) functional parameters in comparison to 1.5 T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Individually adapted examination protocols for reduction of radiation exposure for 16-MDCT chest examinations
    Marco Das
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, University of Technology RWTH, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1437-43. 2005
    ..The purpose of our study was to develop a simple protocol for reduction of radiation exposure without loss of diagnostic information in chest 16-MDCT...
  46. ncbi request reprint Optimized image reconstruction for detection of deep venous thrombosis at multidetector-row CT venography
    Marco Das
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, University of Technology RWTH, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:269-75. 2006
    ..Median image quality was 2. Estimated effective dose ranged between 2.3 mSv and 11.8 mSv. Gaps in sequential protocols may lead to false negative results. Therefore, spiral scanning protocols for complete depiction of DVT are mandatory...
  47. doi request reprint Carbon dioxide contrast agent for CT arteriography: results in a porcine model
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, Aachen, Germany
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:1055-64. 2008
    ..To test the feasibility of carbon dioxide (CO(2))-enhanced computed tomographic (CT)-arteriography in an animal model...
  48. doi request reprint Assessment of global right ventricular function on 64-MDCT compared with MRI
    Cedric Plumhans
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, D 52057 Aachen, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:1358-61. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare ECG-gated 64-MDCT with MRI for the assessment of global right ventricular (RV) function from coronary CT angiography data...
  49. ncbi request reprint Registration of coronary venous anatomy to the site of the latest mechanical contraction
    Christian Knackstedt
    Department of Cardiology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Acta Cardiol 65:161-70. 2010
    ....
  50. pmc CT imaging of myocardial viability: experimental and clinical evidence
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Cardiovasc J Afr 18:169-74. 2007
    ..Clinical relevance of the different MSCT techniques is described...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical importance of aortic valve calcification detected incidentally on CT scans: comparison with echocardiography
    Ralf Koos
    Departments of Cardiology and Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Aachen, University of Technology Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Radiology 241:76-82. 2006
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Functional imaging in the assessment of myocardial infarction: MR imaging vs. MDCT vs. SPECT
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 71:480-5. 2009
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Low tube voltage improves computed tomography imaging of delayed myocardial contrast enhancement in an experimental acute myocardial infarction model
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Helmholtz Institute, Applied Medical Engineering and Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 42:123-9. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the influence of tube voltage on the visualization of acute myocardial infarction (MI) in cardiac multislice spiral computed tomography (MSCT)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cardiac CT: coronary arteries and beyond
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:994-1008. 2007
    ..In combination with experimental approaches for assessing aortic valve function and myocardial perfusion imaging, cardiac MDCT offers the potential for a comprehensive examination of the heart using a single breath-hold examination...
  55. ncbi request reprint Asbestos Surveillance Program Aachen (ASPA): initial results from baseline screening for lung cancer in asbestos-exposed high-risk individuals using low-dose multidetector-row CT
    Marco Das
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:1193-9. 2007
    ..28% (8/187) at baseline screening with an additional large number of indeterminate pulmonary nodules. Low-dose MDCT proved to be feasible in this highly selected population...
  56. ncbi request reprint Quantification of aortic valve calcification using multislice spiral computed tomography: comparison with atomic absorption spectroscopy
    Ralf Koos
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 41:485-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to validate the quantification of aortic valve calcification (AVC) by MSCT with in vitro measurements by atomic absorption spectroscopy...
  57. ncbi request reprint Relation of oral anticoagulation to cardiac valvular and coronary calcium assessed by multislice spiral computed tomography
    Ralf Koos
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Aachen, University of Technology Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 96:747-9. 2005
    ..The results of our study have demonstrated that oral anticoagulation may be associated with increased valvular and coronary calcium in patients with aortic valve disease, presumably due to decreased activation of the matrix Gla protein...
  58. doi request reprint Intravascular enhancement with identical iodine delivery rate using different iodine contrast media in a circulation phantom
    Casper Mihl
    From the Department of Radiology, CARIM School for Cardiovascular Diseases, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands Health Informatics Research and Strategy, MEDRAD Radiology and Interventional, Bayer HealthCare, Indianola, PA Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands Departments of Neuroradiology, and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 48:813-8. 2013
    ..This study evaluates the effect of using different iodine concentrations on intravascular attenuation in a circulation phantom while maintaining a constant IDR...
  59. doi request reprint Dual-source CT assessment of ventricular function in healthy and infarcted myocardium: an animal study
    Andreas H Mahnken
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 77:443-9. 2011
    ..To assess global and regional ventricular function in the presence of myocardial infarction (MI) using cardiac dual-source computed tomography (DSCT) in comparison to magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  60. doi request reprint Endovascular broad-neck aneurysm creation in a porcine model using a vascular plug
    Georg Mühlenbruch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 36:239-44. 2013
    ..We therefore aimed to establish a realistic and readily available aneurysm model...
  61. doi request reprint Serum levels of C-peptide are associated with coronary artery calcification in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Mathias Burgmaier
    Department of Internal Medicine I Cardiology, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen, Pauwelstr 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 35:1541-7. 2015
    ..In conclusion, C-peptide serum levels are independently associated with the presence of CAC in patients with RA. These data suggest a potential role of C-peptide in cardiovascular disease in patients with RA...
  62. pmc Relationship between sclerostin and cardiovascular calcification in hemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study
    Vincent M Brandenburg
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of the RWTH, Pauwelsstrase 30, D 52057 Aachen, Germany
    BMC Nephrol 14:219. 2013
    ..Here, we assessed the potential association of sclerostin with the development of coronary artery (CAC) and aortic valve calcifications (AVC) in haemodialysis (HD) patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Imaging of the coronary venous system: retrograde coronary sinus angiography versus venous phase coronary angiograms
    Karl Mischke
    Department of Cardiology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 119:339-43. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the quality of venous phase coronary sinus angiography...
  64. ncbi request reprint Radiation dose reduction to the male gonads during MDCT: the effectiveness of a lead shield
    Christian Hohl
    Department of Diagnositc Radiology, University of Technology of Aachen, Paulwelsstrasse 30, Aachen D 52057, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:128-30. 2005
    ..Our study was designed to quantify the effect of a standard gonad shield on the testicular radiation exposure due to scatter during routine abdominopelvic MDCT...
  65. doi request reprint Simultaneous dual-isotope SPECT/CT with (99m)Tc- and (111)In-labelled albumin microspheres in treatment planning for SIRT
    Moritz Palmowski
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 23:3062-70. 2013
    ..To investigate simultaneous dual-isotope SPECT/CT with two differently radioisotope-labelled albumin-microsphere fractions for treatment planning of hepatic radioembolisation...
  66. doi request reprint Development and validation of an intrinsic landmark-based gating protocol applicable for functional and molecular ultrasound imaging
    Christoph Grouls
    Department of Experimental Molecular Imaging, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 22:1789-96. 2012
    ..To implement a retrospective intrinsic landmark-based (ILB) gating protocol for contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) and to compare its efficiency to non-gated, manually gated and extrinsically gated CEUS...
  67. doi request reprint Virtual elastic sphere processing enables reproducible quantification of vessel stenosis at CT and MR angiography
    Felix Gremse
    Department of Experimental Molecular Imaging, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Radiology 260:709-17. 2011
    ..To develop and evaluate a user-friendly tool to enable efficient, accurate, and reproducible quantification of blood vessel stenosis in computed tomographic (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) angiographic data sets...