Juerg Schwitter

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Image Quality of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients With an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator System Designed for the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Environment
    Juerg Schwitter
    From the Division of Cardiology and Director of the Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Center, University Hospital Lausanne, Switzerland J S Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston M R G Department of Adult Cardiology, Prince Sultan Cardiac Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia A A F Departments of Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC S L United Heart and Vascular Clinic, Minneapolis, MN M P Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, VA A C Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure Management, Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN Y Z Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure Management, Medtronic, Maastricht, The Netherlands N K Department of Radiology and Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA E K and Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, German Red Cross Hospital, Neuwied, Germany T S
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 9:. 2016
  2. pmc Comparative cost-effectiveness analyses of cardiovascular magnetic resonance and coronary angiography combined with fractional flow reserve for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease
    Karine Moschetti
    Institute of Health Economics and Management IEMS, University of Lausanne, Route de Chavannes 31, VIDY, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 16:13. 2014
  3. pmc European Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (EuroCMR) registry--multi national results from 57 centers in 15 countries
    Oliver Bruder
    Department of Cardiology, Robert Bosch Medical Center, Auerbachstrasse 110, 70376 Stuttgart, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 15:9. 2013
  4. 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
  5. pmc A CMR study of the effects of tissue edema and necrosis on left ventricular dyssynchrony in acute myocardial infarction: implications for cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Robert Manka
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, CHUV, Rue du Burgon 21, Lausanne 1011, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:47. 2012
  6. doi request reprint MR-IMPACT II: Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Myocardial Perfusion Assessment in Coronary artery disease Trial: perfusion-cardiac magnetic resonance vs. single-photon emission computed tomography for the detection of coronary artery disease: a comparative
    Juerg Schwitter
    University Hospital Lausanne, Rue de Bugnon 46, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 34:775-81. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Impact of the Advisa MRI pacing system on the diagnostic quality of cardiac MR images and contraction patterns of cardiac muscle during scans: Advisa MRI randomized clinical multicenter study results
    Juerg Schwitter
    University Hospital Lausanne, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Heart Rhythm 10:864-72. 2013
  8. pmc Superior diagnostic performance of perfusion-cardiovascular magnetic resonance versus SPECT to detect coronary artery disease: The secondary endpoints of the multicenter multivendor MR-IMPACT II (Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Myocardial Perfusion Assessm
    Juerg Schwitter
    University Hospital Lausanne, Rue de Bugnon 46, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:61. 2012
  9. pmc Feasibility of perfusion cardiovascular magnetic resonance in paediatric patients
    Emanuela R Valsangiacomo Buechel
    University Children s Hospital Zurich, Division of Paediatric Cardiology, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 11:51. 2009
  10. pmc Assessment of cardiac ischaemia and viability: role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Juerg Schwitter
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Lausanne Chuv, Rue du Bugnon 46, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 32:799-809. 2011

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Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Image Quality of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients With an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator System Designed for the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Environment
    Juerg Schwitter
    From the Division of Cardiology and Director of the Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Center, University Hospital Lausanne, Switzerland J S Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston M R G Department of Adult Cardiology, Prince Sultan Cardiac Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia A A F Departments of Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC S L United Heart and Vascular Clinic, Minneapolis, MN M P Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, VA A C Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure Management, Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN Y Z Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure Management, Medtronic, Maastricht, The Netherlands N K Department of Radiology and Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA E K and Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, German Red Cross Hospital, Neuwied, Germany T S
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 9:. 2016
    ..However, associated cardiac MR image (MRI) quality is unknown. The goal was to evaluate the image quality performance of various cardiac MR sequences in a multicenter trial of patients implanted with an MR-conditional ICD system...
  2. pmc Comparative cost-effectiveness analyses of cardiovascular magnetic resonance and coronary angiography combined with fractional flow reserve for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease
    Karine Moschetti
    Institute of Health Economics and Management IEMS, University of Lausanne, Route de Chavannes 31, VIDY, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 16:13. 2014
    ..The cost-effectiveness ratio of these two strategies is compared...
  3. pmc European Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (EuroCMR) registry--multi national results from 57 centers in 15 countries
    Oliver Bruder
    Department of Cardiology, Robert Bosch Medical Center, Auerbachstrasse 110, 70376 Stuttgart, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 15:9. 2013
    ..Furthermore, interim analysis of the specific protocols should underscore the prognostic potential of CMR...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. pmc A CMR study of the effects of tissue edema and necrosis on left ventricular dyssynchrony in acute myocardial infarction: implications for cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Robert Manka
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, CHUV, Rue du Burgon 21, Lausanne 1011, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:47. 2012
    ..However, their relative contribution to transient dyssynchrony is not known. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) can detect necrosis and edema with high spatial resolution and it can quantify dyssynchrony by tagging techniques...
  6. doi request reprint MR-IMPACT II: Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Myocardial Perfusion Assessment in Coronary artery disease Trial: perfusion-cardiac magnetic resonance vs. single-photon emission computed tomography for the detection of coronary artery disease: a comparative
    Juerg Schwitter
    University Hospital Lausanne, Rue de Bugnon 46, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 34:775-81. 2013
    ..The goal was to compare the diagnostic performance of perfusion-CMR and SPECT for the detection of coronary artery disease (CAD) using conventional X-ray coronary angiography (CXA) as the reference standard...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of the Advisa MRI pacing system on the diagnostic quality of cardiac MR images and contraction patterns of cardiac muscle during scans: Advisa MRI randomized clinical multicenter study results
    Juerg Schwitter
    University Hospital Lausanne, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Heart Rhythm 10:864-72. 2013
    ..The Advisa MRI system is designed to safely undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Its influence on image quality is not well known...
  8. pmc Superior diagnostic performance of perfusion-cardiovascular magnetic resonance versus SPECT to detect coronary artery disease: The secondary endpoints of the multicenter multivendor MR-IMPACT II (Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Myocardial Perfusion Assessm
    Juerg Schwitter
    University Hospital Lausanne, Rue de Bugnon 46, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:61. 2012
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  9. pmc Feasibility of perfusion cardiovascular magnetic resonance in paediatric patients
    Emanuela R Valsangiacomo Buechel
    University Children s Hospital Zurich, Division of Paediatric Cardiology, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 11:51. 2009
    ..As coronary artery disease may also occur during childhood in some specific conditions, we sought to assess the feasibility and accuracy of perfusion cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in paediatric patients...
  10. pmc Assessment of cardiac ischaemia and viability: role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Juerg Schwitter
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Lausanne Chuv, Rue du Bugnon 46, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 32:799-809. 2011
    ..Finally, in CHF patients, the versatility of CMR to assess function, flow, perfusion, and viability and to characterize tissue is helpful to narrow the differential diagnosis and to monitor treatment...
  11. doi request reprint Free-running 4D whole-heart self-navigated golden angle MRI: Initial results
    Simone Coppo
    Center for Biomedical Imaging CIBM, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Magn Reson Med 74:1306-16. 2015
    ..To test the hypothesis that both coronary anatomy and ventricular function can be assessed simultaneously using a single four-dimensional (4D) acquisition...
  12. ncbi request reprint Improved border sharpness of post-infarct scar by a novel self-navigated free-breathing high-resolution 3D whole-heart inversion recovery magnetic resonance approach
    Tobias Rutz
    Division of Cardiology and Cardiac MR Center, University Hospital Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 32:1735-1744. 2016
    ..0.083 ± 0.038, p < 0.001. Detection and quantification of myocardial scar by 3D-SN-LGE is feasible and accurate in comparison to 2D-LGE. The high spatial resolution of the 3D sequence improves delineation of scar borders...
  13. doi request reprint Respiratory self-navigated postcontrast whole-heart coronary MR angiography: initial experience in patients
    Davide Piccini
    From Advanced Clinical Imaging Technology, Siemens Healthcare IM BM PI, Lausanne, Switzerland D P Department of Radiology, University Hospital and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland D P, S C, G B, R B v H, J C, M S Center for Biomedical Imaging, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Rue de Bugnon 46, BH 8 80, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland D P, S C, G B, R B v H, J C, M S Pattern Recognition Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany D P Division of Cardiology and Cardiac MR Center, University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland P M, C S, G V, J D B, S C K, T R, J S and MR Research and Development A L
    Radiology 270:378-86. 2014
    ..To assess the diagnostic performance of respiratory self-navigation for whole-heart coronary magnetic resonance (MR) angiography in a patient cohort referred for diagnostic cardiac MR imaging...
  14. ncbi request reprint Respiratory optimized data selection for more resilient self-navigated whole-heart coronary MR angiography
    Jérôme Chaptinel
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital CHUV and University of Lausanne UNIL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    MAGMA . 2016
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Incidental extracardiac findings on cardiac MR: Systematic review and meta-analysis
    Vincent Dunet
    Department of Radiodiagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Magn Reson Imaging 43:929-39. 2016
    ..To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to calculate the pooled prevalence of incidental extracardiac findings (IEFs) on cardiac magnetic resonance (MR) and to determine factors influencing reported prevalences...
  16. pmc Single centre experience of the application of self navigated 3D whole heart cardiovascular magnetic resonance for the assessment of cardiac anatomy in congenital heart disease
    Pierre Monney
    Division of Cardiology and Cardiac MR Center, University Hospital of Lausanne CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 17:55. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that self-navigated 3D-CMR enables the reliable assessment of cardiovascular anatomy in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) and to define factors that affect image quality...
  17. pmc Current artefacts in cardiac and chest magnetic resonance imaging: tips and tricks
    Khalid Alfudhili
    1 Radiodiagnostic and Interventional Radiology Department, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Radiol 89:20150987. 2016
    ..This article will focus on the origin and appearance of the most common artefacts encountered in cardiac and chest MRI along with possible correcting methods to avoid or reduce them. ..
  18. pmc Cost-minimization analysis of three decision strategies for cardiac revascularization: results of the "suspected CAD" cohort of the european cardiovascular magnetic resonance registry
    Karine Moschetti
    Healthcare Evaluation Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 18:3. 2016
    ..Therefore, the goal of the study was to compare the costs of a CMR-guided strategy vs two invasive strategies in a large CMR registry...
  19. doi request reprint An iterative approach to respiratory self-navigated whole-heart coronary MRA significantly improves image quality in a preliminary patient study
    Giulia Ginami
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital CHUV and University of Lausanne UNIL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Magn Reson Med 75:1594-604. 2016
    ..Here, an iterative self-navigation approach that operates without a reference position was implemented and tested in healthy volunteers and patients...
  20. doi request reprint Characterization of perfluorocarbon relaxation times and their influence on the optimization of fluorine-19 MRI at 3 tesla
    Roberto Colotti
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital CHUV and University of Lausanne UNIL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Magn Reson Med . 2016
    ..To characterize and optimize 19 F MRI for different perfluorocarbons (PFCs) at 3T and quantify the loss of acquisition efficiency as a function of different temperature and cellular conditions...
  21. pmc Four-dimensional respiratory motion-resolved whole heart coronary MR angiography
    Davide Piccini
    Advanced Clinical Imaging Technology, Siemens Healthcare, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Magn Reson Med . 2016
    ..We propose replacing navigators and self-navigation with a respiratory motion-resolved reconstruction approach...
  22. doi request reprint Compressed sensing single-breath-hold CMR for fast quantification of LV function, volumes, and mass
    Gabriella Vincenti
    Division of Cardiology and Cardiac MR Center, University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 7:882-92. 2014
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Self-navigated isotropic three-dimensional cardiac T2 mapping
    Ruud B van Heeswijk
    Department of Radiology, CardioVascular Magnetic Resonance CVMR, University Hospital CHUV and University UNIL of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland Center for Biomedical Imaging CIBM, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Magn Reson Med 73:1549-54. 2015
    ..To implement and characterize an isotropic three-dimensional cardiac T2 mapping technique...
  24. doi request reprint Selective in vivo visualization of immune-cell infiltration in a mouse model of autoimmune myocarditis by fluorine-19 cardiac magnetic resonance
    Ruud B van Heeswijk
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 6:277-84. 2013
    ..19)F-labeled cells should, therefore, generate an exclusive signal at the inflamed regions within the myocardium...
  25. doi request reprint Fluorine MR Imaging of Inflammation in Atherosclerotic Plaque in Vivo
    Ruud B van Heeswijk
    From the Department of Radiology R B v H, M S, Angiology Service M P, J F A, L M, Cardiology Service C G, J S, and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Center C G, J S, University UNIL and University Hospital of Lausanne CHUV, Rue de Bugnon 46, Lausanne 1011, Switzerland CardioVascular Magnetic Resonance Research Center CVMR, Center for Biomedical Imaging CIBM, Lausanne, Switzerland R B v H, M S and Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany U F
    Radiology 275:421-9. 2015
    ....
  26. pmc Quality assessment of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in the setting of the European CMR registry: description and validation of standardized criteria
    Vincenzo Klinke
    Department of Cardiology, Center of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance CRMC, University Hospital Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 15:55. 2013
    ..These criteria will serve for quality assessment in the setting of the Euro-CMR registry...
  27. doi request reprint Free-breathing 3 T magnetic resonance T2-mapping of the heart
    Ruud B van Heeswijk
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Lausanne CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:1231-9. 2012
    ..This study sought to establish an accurate and reproducible T(2)-mapping cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) methodology at 3 T and to evaluate it in healthy volunteers and patients with myocardial infarct...
  28. pmc Single breath-hold 3D measurement of left atrial volume using compressed sensing cardiovascular magnetic resonance and a non-model-based reconstruction approach
    Orestis Vardoulis
    Laboratory of Hemodynamics and Cardiovascular Technology, Institute of Bioengineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 17:47. 2015
    ..Current cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) strategies to measure LA volumes are based on multi-breath-hold multi-slice acquisitions, which are time-consuming and susceptible to misregistration...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Cardiac magnetic resonance in acute myocarditis: a new non-invasive diagnostic gold standard?]
    Pierre Monney
    Service de cardiologie, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 8:1177-83. 2012
    ..Precise mapping of myocardial lesions with cardiac MRI is invaluable to guide myocardial biopsy and increase its diagnostic yield by improving sensitivity...
  30. doi request reprint High-field dissolution dynamic nuclear polarization of [1-(13)C]pyruvic acid
    Hikari A I Yoshihara
    Institute of Physics of Biological Systems, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 18:12409-13. 2016
    ..Slower rates of polarization under these conditions can be largely overcome with higher radical concentrations. ..
  31. pmc In-Vivo Detection and Tracking of T Cells in Various Organs in a Melanoma Tumor Model by 19F-Fluorine MRS/MRI
    Christine Gonzales
    Division of Cardiology, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 11:e0164557. 2016
    ..19F-MRI and 19F-MRS can identify specific cell types after in-vitro or in-vivo 19F-labeling. Knowledge on the potential to track in-vitro 19F-labeled immune cells in tumor models by 19F-MRI/MRS is scarce...
  32. pmc Impact of extracardiac findings during cardiac MR on patient management and outcome
    Vincent Dunet
    Department of Radiology, Division of Radiodiagnostics and Interventional Radiology, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Med Sci Monit 21:1288-96. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and nature of incidental extra-cardiac findings (IEF) and their clinical impact in non-selected patients referred for CMR...
  33. doi request reprint Intracoronary injection of bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells early or late after acute myocardial infarction: effects on global left ventricular function
    Daniel Sürder
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Zurich, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Circulation 127:1968-79. 2013
    ..The optimal time point of administration of BM-MNC is still uncertain and has rarely been addressed prospectively in randomized clinical trials...