Riemer H J A Slart

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Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc PET and MRI for the evaluation of regional myocardial perfusion and wall thickening after myocardial infarction
    Riemer H J A Slart
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:1065-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Myocardial perfusion reserve after a PET-driven revascularization procedure: a strong prognostic factor
    Riemer H J A Slart
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 52:873-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Myocardial perfusion reserve in spared myocardium: correlation with infarct size and left ventricular ejection fraction
    Luis Eduardo Juárez-Orozco
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:1148-54. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of cardiac positron emission tomography perfusion defects during stress induced by hemodialysis versus adenosine
    Solmaz Assa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:862-4. 2012
  5. pmc High-resolution imaging of human atherosclerotic carotid plaques with micro 18F-FDG PET scanning exploring plaque vulnerability
    Marleen G Masteling
    Faculty of Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 18:1066-75. 2011
  6. pmc Small-animal SPECT and SPECT/CT: application in cardiovascular research
    Reza Golestani
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:1766-77. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Imaging of cardiac and renal perfusion in a rat model with 13N-NH 3 micro-PET
    Luis E Juárez-Orozco
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 31:213-9. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Folate receptor-β imaging using 99mTc-folate to explore distribution of polarized macrophage populations in human atherosclerotic plaque
    Nynke A Jager
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 55:1945-51. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Current state of experimental imaging modalities for risk assessment of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Ruben V C Buijs
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 57:851-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Use of gated 13N-NH3 micro-PET to examine left ventricular function in rats
    Mariusz K Szymanski
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Nucl Med Biol 39:724-9. 2012

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Publications57

  1. pmc PET and MRI for the evaluation of regional myocardial perfusion and wall thickening after myocardial infarction
    Riemer H J A Slart
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:1065-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the myocardial perfusion reserve (MPR) and stress perfusion in deteriorating and non-deteriorating LV segments in patients after MI by PET and MRI, respectively...
  2. doi request reprint Myocardial perfusion reserve after a PET-driven revascularization procedure: a strong prognostic factor
    Riemer H J A Slart
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 52:873-9. 2011
    ..In the present study, we investigated whether MPR is related to survival in ischemic heart disease (IHD) patients after a PET-driven intervention...
  3. doi request reprint Myocardial perfusion reserve in spared myocardium: correlation with infarct size and left ventricular ejection fraction
    Luis Eduardo Juárez-Orozco
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:1148-54. 2013
    ..In the present study, the interrelationship between MPR, LVEF and infarct size was investigated...
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of cardiac positron emission tomography perfusion defects during stress induced by hemodialysis versus adenosine
    Solmaz Assa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:862-4. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc High-resolution imaging of human atherosclerotic carotid plaques with micro 18F-FDG PET scanning exploring plaque vulnerability
    Marleen G Masteling
    Faculty of Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 18:1066-75. 2011
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate the possible added value of a high-resolution microPET system in excised carotid plaques using FDG...
  6. pmc Small-animal SPECT and SPECT/CT: application in cardiovascular research
    Reza Golestani
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:1766-77. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Imaging of cardiac and renal perfusion in a rat model with 13N-NH 3 micro-PET
    Luis E Juárez-Orozco
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 31:213-9. 2015
    ..Cortex perfusion was negatively correlated with histological changes. (13)N-NH3-microPET may be a potential tool for evaluation of cardiac and renal functional and perfusion changes in presence of cardiac dysfunction in rat models. ..
  8. doi request reprint Folate receptor-β imaging using 99mTc-folate to explore distribution of polarized macrophage populations in human atherosclerotic plaque
    Nynke A Jager
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 55:1945-51. 2014
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Current state of experimental imaging modalities for risk assessment of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Ruben V C Buijs
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 57:851-9. 2013
    ..More accurate diagnostic criteria need to be indentified to minimize the amount of unnecessary interventions and to provide earlier diagnosis of rupture-prone AAAs...
  10. doi request reprint Use of gated 13N-NH3 micro-PET to examine left ventricular function in rats
    Mariusz K Szymanski
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Nucl Med Biol 39:724-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate left ventricular volumes (LVV) and LVEF with 13N-NH3 in comparison with the reference 18F-FDG in different rat models...
  11. doi request reprint Abdominal aortic calcification detected by dual X-ray absorptiometry: A strong predictor for cardiovascular events
    Reza Golestani
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen UMCG, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Med 42:539-45. 2010
    ..AAC correlates with total atherosclerosis burden. We questioned whether VFA-detected AAC could be used for cardiovascular risk assessment...
  12. doi request reprint Comparison between the prognostic value of left ventricular function and myocardial perfusion reserve in patients with ischemic heart disease
    Rene A Tio
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 50:214-9. 2009
    ..In addition, MPR determines survival in patients with hypertrophic and dilated cardiomyopathies. In the present study, we evaluated whether MPR also determines survival in patients with IHD...
  13. pmc Distribution of Matrix Metalloproteinases in Human Atherosclerotic Carotid Plaques and Their Production by Smooth Muscle Cells and Macrophage Subsets
    Nynke A Jager
    Departments of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PB 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Mol Imaging Biol 18:283-91. 2016
    ..In this study, the potential of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) sense for detection of atherosclerotic plaque instability was explored. Secondly, expression of MMPs by macrophage subtypes and smooth muscle cells (SMCs) was investigated...
  14. doi request reprint Feasibility of [18F]-RGD for ex vivo imaging of atherosclerosis in detection of αvβ3 integrin expression
    Reza Golestani
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 22:1179-86. 2015
    ..Our aim was to investigate feasibility of ex vivo detection of αvβ3 integrin in carotid endarterectomy (CEA) specimens...
  15. doi request reprint Single-chain VEGF/Cy5.5 targeting vegf receptors to indicate atherosclerotic plaque instability
    Ming Kai Lam
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Mol Imaging Biol 15:250-61. 2013
    ..We investigated the efficacy of the anti-VEGFR mimic single-chain VEGF (scVEGF) to map intra-plaque VEGFR expression and atherosclerotic plaque instability using near-infrared fluorescence (NIRF)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of vascular endothelial growth factor imaging in human atherosclerotic plaque using (89)Zr-bevacizumab positron emission tomography
    Reza Golestani
    Departments of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Surgery Divisions of Vascular and Abdominal Surgery, Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy, Medical Oncology, Cardiology, Pathology, and Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Mol Imaging 12:235-43. 2013
    ..74, p < .001). It is feasible to detect VEGF tissue concentration within CEA specimens using 89Zr-bevacizumab PET. 89Zr-bevacizumab accumulation in plaques is specific and correlates with immunohistochemistry scores...
  17. doi request reprint Adverse cardiovascular effects of anabolic steroids: pathophysiology imaging
    Reza Golestani
    Departments of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Endocrinology, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Invest 42:795-803. 2012
    ..Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are widely abused for enhancing muscle mass, strength, growth and improving athletic performance...
  18. doi request reprint F-18 FLT PET: a noninvasive diagnostic tool for visualization of the bone marrow compartment in patients with aplastic anemia: a pilot study
    Ali Agool
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Nucl Med 36:286-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, the feasibility of 3-F-18 fluoro-3-deoxy-L-thymidine (F-18 FLT PET was tested as a noninvasive tool to visualize the total distribution of the hematopoietic bone marrow compartment in AA at presentation or after treatment...
  19. pmc Ischemic patterns assessed by positron emission tomography predict adverse outcome in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Richard M de Jong
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Cardiol 16:769-74. 2009
    ..Our aim was to assess the prognostic relevance of PET-mismatch between stress myocardial perfusion and glucose uptake on clinical outcome in DCM...
  20. doi request reprint In vivo and in vitro evidence that ⁹⁹mTc-HYNIC-interleukin-2 is able to detect T lymphocytes in vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques of the carotid artery
    Andor W J M Glaudemans
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 41:1710-9. 2014
    ....
  21. pmc The use of (18)F-FDG-PET/CT for diagnosis and treatment monitoring of inflammatory and infectious diseases
    Andor W J M Glaudemans
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Dev Immunol 2013:623036. 2013
    ..It is of invaluable importance to have large prospective multicenter studies in this field to provide clear answers, not only for the status of nuclear medicine in general but also to reduce high costs of treatment...
  22. doi request reprint Utility of 18F-FDG PET(/CT) in patients with systemic and localized amyloidosis
    Andor W J M Glaudemans
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:1095-101. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the utility of (18)F-FDG PET/CT in distinguishing systemic amyloidosis from localized amyloidosis...
  23. doi request reprint Targeted folate receptor β fluorescence imaging as a measure of inflammation to estimate vulnerability within human atherosclerotic carotid plaque
    Nynke A Jager
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 53:1222-9. 2012
    ..By conjugating the ligand folate with a fluorescent contrast agent, fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC), we aimed to explore the potential role of FR-β fluorescence imaging in the distinction of vulnerable sites from more stable regions...
  24. doi request reprint A single dose of erythropoietin in ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Adriaan A Voors
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 31:2593-600. 2010
    ..032). Conclusion A single high dose of EPO after a successful PCI for a STEMI did not improve LVEF after 6 weeks. However, the use of EPO was related to less major adverse cardiovascular events and a favourable clinical safety profile...
  25. doi request reprint Effects of rosuvastatin on coronary flow reserve and metabolic mismatch in patients with heart failure (from the CORONA Study)
    Pim van der Harst
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 105:517-21. 2010
    ....
  26. doi request reprint A large retrospective single-centre study to define the best image acquisition protocols and interpretation criteria for white blood cell scintigraphy with ⁹⁹mTc-HMPAO-labelled leucocytes in musculoskeletal infections
    Andor W J M Glaudemans
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700, Groningen, RB, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:1760-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the most accurate WBC scintigraphy acquisition and interpretation protocols for diagnosis of bone and soft tissue infections...
  27. pmc (123)I-Labelled metaiodobenzylguanidine for the evaluation of cardiac sympathetic denervation in early stage amyloidosis
    Walter Noordzij
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:1609-17. 2012
    ..Amyloid deposits impair the function of sympathetic nerve endings. Disturbance of myocardial sympathetic innervations may play an important role in the remodelling process. (123)I-MIBG can detect these innervation changes...
  28. doi request reprint Spectroscopy to improve identification of vulnerable plaques in cardiovascular disease
    Janneke L M Bruggink
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:111-9. 2010
    ..This review summarizes the current evidence for spectroscopy as a measure of plaque vulnerability and discusses the potential role of intravascular spectroscopic imaging techniques...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of radiotherapy and chemotherapy on bone marrow activity: a 18F-FLT-PET study
    Ali Agool
    Department of aNuclear Medicine, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, Ther Netherlands
    Nucl Med Commun 32:17-22. 2011
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Haemodialysis is associated with a pronounced fall in myocardial perfusion
    Judith J Dasselaar
    Dialysis Center Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:604-10. 2009
    ..In this study, we evaluated the effect of HD on global and regional myocardial blood flow (MBF) and left ventricular (LV) function in non-diabetic, non-cardiac compromised patients...
  31. doi request reprint Myocardial perfusion imaging does not adequately assess the risk of coronary artery disease in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Marcelle D Smit
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Europace 12:643-8. 2010
    ..This study investigated the value of myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in the assessment of risk of CAD in patients with a history of AF...
  32. doi request reprint Value of 11C-methionine PET in imaging brain tumours and metastases
    Andor W J M Glaudemans
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:615-35. 2013
    ..Finally, MET PET is compared to other nuclear imaging possibilities in brain tumour imaging...
  33. doi request reprint Clinical use of differential nuclear medicine modalities in patients with ATTR amyloidosis
    Walter Noordzij
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Amyloid 19:208-11. 2012
    ..Both these last techniques seem to be able to detect cardiac involvement before echocardiographic parameters are present. We illustrate the clinical use of these modalities with two patients with ATTR type amyloidosis...
  34. doi request reprint Diagnostic pathway of integrated SPECT/CT for coronary artery disease
    Riemer H J A Slart
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:1829-34. 2009
    ..This editorial commentary outlines a diagnostic pathway of integrated SPECT/CT for CAD assessment in symptomatic patients at intermediate risk for CAD...
  35. pmc The role of coronary artery calcification score in clinical practice
    Lieuwe H Piers
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:38. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate the impact of the CAC score in the diagnostic process immediately after its introduction in a large tertiary referral centre...
  36. doi request reprint Left ventricular volume assessment by planar radionuclide ventriculography evaluated by MRI
    Sergiy V Lazarenko
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Nucl Med Commun 30:727-35. 2009
    ..In contrast, planar radionuclide ventriculography (PRV) for LVEF assessment is a cost-effective, fast, and reliable technique, but PRV for LV volumes calculation is less common...
  37. doi request reprint Current role of imaging in diagnosing aortic graft infections
    Janneke L M Bruggink
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Semin Vasc Surg 24:182-90. 2011
    ..This review provides a summary of noninvasive imaging modalities and their diagnostic values in order to evaluate and treat possible vascular graft infections as early as possible...
  38. doi request reprint Novel serum biomarkers in carotid artery stenosis: useful to identify the vulnerable plaque?
    Linda Hermus
    Department of Surgery Division of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Biochem 44:1292-8. 2011
    ..In addition, we analyzed the relationship between these markers and the presence of coronary (CAD) and peripheral (PAD) artery disease...
  39. doi request reprint Fused FDG-PET and MRI imaging of Takayasu arteritis in vertebral arteries
    Anna L Bartels
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Nucl Med 23:753-6. 2009
    ..The fusion of PET and MRI images may be helpful in establishing the diagnosis of active Takayasu arteritis in rare localizations such as the vertebral arteries...
  40. doi request reprint Nuclear imaging for cardiac amyloidosis
    Walter Noordzij
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Heart Fail Rev 20:145-54. 2015
    ..The main focus is on conventional nuclear medicine (bone scintigraphy, cardiac sympathetic innervation) and positron emission tomography. ..
  41. doi request reprint 18F-FDG PET increases visibility of bone lesions in relapsed multiple myeloma: is this hypoxia-driven?
    Esther G M de Waal
    From the Departments of Hematology, Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, and Pathology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Nucl Med 40:291-6. 2015
    ..In addition 1-α-D-(5-deoxy-5-[F]-fluoroarabinofuranosyl)-2-nitroimidazole (18F-FAZA) scan and immunohistochemical staining on bone marrow were performed to define whether FDG uptake coincides with angiogenesis-related tumor hypoxia...
  42. doi request reprint Is FDG PET a better imaging tool than somatostatin receptor scintigraphy in patients with relapsing multiple myeloma?
    Esther G M de Waal
    Department of Hematology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Nucl Med 37:939-42. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to demonstrate which technique is most optimal to detect skeletal lesions in patients with relapsing MM...
  43. doi request reprint Relationships between lumbar bone mineral density and biochemical parameters in phenylketonuria patients
    Martijn J de Groot
    Beatrix Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Mol Genet Metab 105:566-70. 2012
    ..The etiology of reduced bone mineral density (BMD) in phenylketonuria (PKU) is unknown. Reduced BMD may be inherent to PKU and/or secondary to its dietary treatment...
  44. pmc Somatostatin receptor scintigraphy might be useful for detecting skeleton abnormalities in patients with multiple myeloma and plasmacytoma
    Ali Agool
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University of Groningen and University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:124-30. 2010
    ..Somatostatin receptor expression has been demonstrated on a number of plasma cell lines. Therefore, we questioned whether somatostatin receptor scintigraphy (SRS) can be used to demonstrate in vivo multiple myeloma (MM) activity...
  45. doi request reprint Bone mineral density and fractures after risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in women at increased risk for breast and ovarian cancer
    Ingrid E Fakkert
    University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Department of Epidemiology, Groningen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 51:400-8. 2015
    ..We aimed to compare BMD and fracture incidence after premenopausal RRSO to general population data and identify risk factors for low BMD and fractures after RRSO...
  46. doi request reprint Modest utility of quantitative measures in (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography scanning for the diagnosis of aortic prosthetic graft infection
    Ben R Saleem
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 61:965-71. 2015
    ....
  47. pmc 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/CT scanning in diagnosing vascular prosthetic graft infection
    Ben R Saleem
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Biomed Res Int 2014:471971. 2014
    ..However an accurate uptake and pattern recognition is warranted and cut-off uptake values and patterns need to be standardized before considering the technique to be the new standard. ..
  48. doi request reprint Vertebral fracture assessment in supine position: comparison by using conventional semiquantitative radiography and visual radiography
    Ilone C Hospers
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 251:822-8. 2009
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Galectins in atherosclerotic disease
    Sali Al-Ansari
    University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Trends Cardiovasc Med 19:164-9. 2009
    ..Modulation of galectin signaling holds great promise for the treatment of cardiovascular disease as evident from preclinical studies...
  50. pmc Molecular imaging in atherosclerosis
    Andor W J M Glaudemans
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:2381-97. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, we expect such a tracer to be developed in the next few years and maybe, theoretically, it could even be used for targeted therapy (in the form of a beta-emitter) to combat cardiovascular disease...
  51. doi request reprint Rupture of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques: microRNAs conducting the orchestra?
    Vincent G Haver
    Cardiovascular Imaging Group Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Trends Cardiovasc Med 20:65-71. 2010
    ..The role of miRNA in the main characteristics of these plaques, inflammation, angiogenesis, and apoptosis will be discussed. Finally, the future perspectives and miRNA-based diagnostic and therapeutic potentials will be highlighted...
  52. doi request reprint Current imaging modalities to visualize vulnerability within the atherosclerotic carotid plaque
    Bas M Wallis de Vries
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 48:1620-9. 2008
    ..The many imaging modalities currently available have different properties with regard to the visualization of the extent of vulnerability in carotid plaque formation...
  53. doi request reprint Atherosclerotic plaque development and instability: a dual role for VEGF
    Pieter W Holm
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Med 41:257-64. 2009
    ..In this review we discuss the data available so far for VEGF as angiogenic and/or inflammatory cytokine in the vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque...
  54. pmc Different Scoring Methods of FDG PET/CT in Giant Cell Arteritis: Need for Standardization
    Menno D Stellingwerff
    From the Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology MDS, EB, K JDFL, ABR, SA, KSMVDG Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen AWJMG, RHJAS and Department of Biomedical Photonic Imaging, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands RHJAS
    Medicine (Baltimore) 94:e1542. 2015
    ..Of the semiquantitative methods, the aorta-to-liver SUVmax ratio (cutoff point = 1.03) had the highest diagnostic accuracy. The diagnostic accuracy increased when patients using glucocorticoids were excluded from the analyses...
  55. doi request reprint (18)F-FDOPA accumulation in traumatic rib fractures: a potential pitfall
    Gilles N Stormezand
    From the Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Nucl Med 40:531-2. 2015
    ..Here, we present 2 cases of markedly increased uptake in the ribs after traumatic injury. ..
  56. doi request reprint Pitfalls and Limitations of Radionuclide and Hybrid Imaging in Infection and Inflammation
    Andor W J M Glaudemans
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Semin Nucl Med 45:500-12. 2015
    ..This article provides an overview of all the pitfalls and limitations of nuclear medicine techniques to image infections and inflammation. Both general pitfalls and pitfalls in specific clinical entities are discussed. ..
  57. doi request reprint Attenuation corrected gated SPECT for the assessment of left ventricular ejection fraction and volumes
    Riemer H J A Slart
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Groningen University Medical Center, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Nucl Med 22:171-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the value of attenuation correction (AC) of Tc-99m tetrofosmin single-photon emission tomography (SPECT) imaging for the assessment of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF)...