Yuka Otaki

Summary

Affiliation: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prognostic utility of coronary computed tomographic angiography
    Yuka Otaki
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA Electronic address
    Indian Heart J 65:300-10. 2013
  2. doi Impact of family history of coronary artery disease in young individuals (from the CONFIRM registry)
    Yuka Otaki
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:1081-6. 2013
  3. pmc Threshold for the upper normal limit of indexed epicardial fat volume: derivation in a healthy population and validation in an outcome-based study
    Haim Shmilovich
    Department of Medicine, Heart Institute, Cardiac Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:1680-5. 2011
  4. pmc Relationship of epicardial fat volume to coronary plaque, severe coronary stenosis, and high-risk coronary plaque features assessed by coronary CT angiography
    Ronak Rajani
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 7:125-32. 2013
  5. pmc Weight change modulates epicardial fat burden: a 4-year serial study with non-contrast computed tomography
    Ryo Nakazato
    Departments of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Medicine Division of Cardiology, and the Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Atherosclerosis 220:139-44. 2012
  6. doi Increase in epicardial fat volume is associated with greater coronary artery calcification progression in subjects at intermediate risk by coronary calcium score: a serial study using non-contrast cardiac CT
    Rine Nakanishi
    Department of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 218:363-8. 2011
  7. pmc Gender differences in the prevalence, severity, and composition of coronary artery disease in the young: a study of 1635 individuals undergoing coronary CT angiography from the prospective, multinational confirm registry
    Yuka Otaki
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 16:490-9. 2015
  8. doi Relation of diagonal ear lobe crease to the presence, extent, and severity of coronary artery disease determined by coronary computed tomography angiography
    Haim Shmilovich
    Department of Medicine and Imaging, Heart Institute, Cardiac Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1283-7. 2012
  9. doi Optimizing image contrast display improves quantitative stenosis measurement in heavily calcified coronary arterial segments on coronary CT angiography: A proof-of-concept and comparison to quantitative invasive coronary angiography
    Haim Shmilovich
    Department of Medicine and Cardiac Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Taper Building No 1258, Los Angeles, CA 90048 Electronic address
    Acad Radiol 21:797-804. 2014
  10. doi Incremental value of diagonal earlobe crease to the Diamond-Forrester classification in estimating the probability of significant coronary artery disease determined by computed tomographic angiography
    Haim Shmilovich
    Department of Medicine, Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California Department of Imaging, Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 114:1670-5. 2014

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Prognostic utility of coronary computed tomographic angiography
    Yuka Otaki
    Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA Electronic address
    Indian Heart J 65:300-10. 2013
    ..The goal of the present article is to summarize the current status of the prognostic utility of CCTA findings of CAD. ..
  2. doi Impact of family history of coronary artery disease in young individuals (from the CONFIRM registry)
    Yuka Otaki
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:1081-6. 2013
    ..Compared with other clinical CAD risk factors, positive FH in young patients is the strongest clinical predictor of future unheralded myocardial infarction...
  3. pmc Threshold for the upper normal limit of indexed epicardial fat volume: derivation in a healthy population and validation in an outcome-based study
    Haim Shmilovich
    Department of Medicine, Heart Institute, Cardiac Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:1680-5. 2011
    ..In conclusion, in a healthy population we determined 68.1 cm(3)/m(2) as the 95th percentile threshold for abnormally high EFVi. EFVi exceeding this value independently predicted MACE and trended to add to CCS and FRS in this prediction...
  4. pmc Relationship of epicardial fat volume to coronary plaque, severe coronary stenosis, and high-risk coronary plaque features assessed by coronary CT angiography
    Ronak Rajani
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 7:125-32. 2013
    ..Associations of epicardial fat volume (EFV) measured on noncontrast cardiac CT (NCT) include coronary plaque, myocardial ischemia, and adverse cardiac events...
  5. pmc Weight change modulates epicardial fat burden: a 4-year serial study with non-contrast computed tomography
    Ryo Nakazato
    Departments of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Medicine Division of Cardiology, and the Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Atherosclerosis 220:139-44. 2012
    ..Epicardial fat volume (EFV) is linked to cardiovascular event risk. We aimed to investigate the relationships between EFV and weight change...
  6. doi Increase in epicardial fat volume is associated with greater coronary artery calcification progression in subjects at intermediate risk by coronary calcium score: a serial study using non-contrast cardiac CT
    Rine Nakanishi
    Department of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 218:363-8. 2011
    ..Epicardial fat volume (EFV) is related to calcified coronary plaques. However, it is unknown whether baseline EFV or changes in EFV affect the progression of coronary artery calcification over time...
  7. pmc Gender differences in the prevalence, severity, and composition of coronary artery disease in the young: a study of 1635 individuals undergoing coronary CT angiography from the prospective, multinational confirm registry
    Yuka Otaki
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 16:490-9. 2015
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  8. doi Relation of diagonal ear lobe crease to the presence, extent, and severity of coronary artery disease determined by coronary computed tomography angiography
    Haim Shmilovich
    Department of Medicine and Imaging, Heart Institute, Cardiac Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1283-7. 2012
    ..001). In conclusion, in this study of patients imaged with CT angiography, finding DELC was independently and significantly associated with increased prevalence, extent, and severity of CAD...
  9. doi Optimizing image contrast display improves quantitative stenosis measurement in heavily calcified coronary arterial segments on coronary CT angiography: A proof-of-concept and comparison to quantitative invasive coronary angiography
    Haim Shmilovich
    Department of Medicine and Cardiac Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Taper Building No 1258, Los Angeles, CA 90048 Electronic address
    Acad Radiol 21:797-804. 2014
    ..We sought to evaluate the impact of modifying window level on reducing blooming artifact, and its impact on stenosis quantification...
  10. doi Incremental value of diagonal earlobe crease to the Diamond-Forrester classification in estimating the probability of significant coronary artery disease determined by computed tomographic angiography
    Haim Shmilovich
    Department of Medicine, Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California Department of Imaging, Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 114:1670-5. 2014
    ..6 to 19.8, p = 0.007). In patients with chest pain, the presence of DELC is related to CAD50 beyond DF. A combined variable of DF + DELC provides superior discriminatory ability for detecting CAD50 than either method alone...
  11. pmc Relationship Between Quantitative Adverse Plaque Features From Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography and Downstream Impaired Myocardial Flow Reserve by 13N-Ammonia Positron Emission Tomography: A Pilot Study
    Damini Dey
    From the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute D D, D L and Department of Imaging and Medicine M D Z, Y O, H G, G G, D S B, P J S, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany A S, S A Departments of Nuclear Cardiology E A, L E J O and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Department A M, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez, Mexico, DF, Mexico and Unidad PET CT Ciclotron Facultad de Medicina UNAM, Mexico, DF, Mexico E A
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 8:e003255. 2015
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  12. pmc What have we learned from CONFIRM? Prognostic implications from a prospective multicenter international observational cohort study of consecutive patients undergoing coronary computed tomographic angiography
    Yuka Otaki
    Department of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:787-95. 2012
    ..This article summarizes the current status of several studies from CONFIRM registry...
  13. doi Relationship of epicardial fat volume from noncontrast CT with impaired myocardial flow reserve by positron emission tomography
    Yuka Otaki
    Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 9:303-9. 2015
    ..Impaired myocardial flow reserve (MFR) is a marker of coronary vascular dysfunction with prognostic significance...
  14. doi The relationship between epicardial fat volume and incident coronary artery calcium
    Yuka Otaki
    Department of Cardiac Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:310-6. 2011
    ..Epicardial fat volume (EFV) has been associated with prevalent but not incident coronary artery calcium. However, the relationship between EFV and development of incident coronary calcium (incCC) has not been reported...