Matthias Stuber

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Positive contrast visualization of iron oxide-labeled stem cells using inversion-recovery with ON-resonant water suppression (IRON)
    Matthias Stuber
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Division of MR Research, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Magn Reson Med 58:1072-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Coronary magnetic resonance angiography
    Matthias Stuber
    Department of Radiology, Division of Magnetic Resonance Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 26:219-34. 2007
  3. pmc Spatially selective implementation of the adiabatic T2Prep sequence for magnetic resonance angiography of the coronary arteries
    Sahar Soleimanifard
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Magn Reson Med 70:97-105. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint ZHARP: three-dimensional motion tracking from a single image plane
    Khaled Z Abd-Elmoniem
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Inf Process Med Imaging 19:639-51. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Stimulated-echo acquisition mode (STEAM) MRI for black-blood delayed hyperenhanced myocardial imaging
    El Sayed H Ibrahim
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 27:229-38. 2008
  6. pmc Off-resonance angiography: a new method to depict vessels--phantom and rabbit studies
    Grigorios Korosoglou
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Radiology 249:501-9. 2008
  7. pmc Non-invasive detection of coronary endothelial response to sequential handgrip exercise in coronary artery disease patients and healthy adults
    Allison G Hays
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e58047. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Real-time MR imaging of myocardial regional function using strain-encoding (SENC) with tissue through-plane motion tracking
    El Sayed H Ibrahim
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 26:1461-70. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Improved myocardial tagging contrast in cine balanced SSFP images
    El Sayed H Ibrahim
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 24:1159-67. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Automated identification of minimal myocardial motion for improved image quality on MR angiography at 3 T
    Ali Ustun
    Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University Medical School, JHOC 4223, 601 N Caroline St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:W283-90. 2007

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Publications84

  1. ncbi request reprint Positive contrast visualization of iron oxide-labeled stem cells using inversion-recovery with ON-resonant water suppression (IRON)
    Matthias Stuber
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Division of MR Research, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Magn Reson Med 58:1072-7. 2007
    ..The first successful use of IRON to produce positive contrast in areas of metallic spheres and SPIO-labeled stem cells in vitro and in vivo is presented...
  2. ncbi request reprint Coronary magnetic resonance angiography
    Matthias Stuber
    Department of Radiology, Division of Magnetic Resonance Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 26:219-34. 2007
    ..Simultaneously, the utility of electron beam computed tomography (EBCT) and multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) for the visualization of the coronary arteries is discussed...
  3. pmc Spatially selective implementation of the adiabatic T2Prep sequence for magnetic resonance angiography of the coronary arteries
    Sahar Soleimanifard
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Magn Reson Med 70:97-105. 2013
    ..Additionally, a segmental analysis demonstrated that the spatially selective T2Prep was most beneficial in proximal and mid segments where the in-flowing blood volume was largest compared to the distal segments...
  4. ncbi request reprint ZHARP: three-dimensional motion tracking from a single image plane
    Khaled Z Abd-Elmoniem
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Inf Process Med Imaging 19:639-51. 2005
    ..Results demonstrate that the simultaneous extraction of in-plane and through-plane displacements from tagged images is feasible...
  5. ncbi request reprint Stimulated-echo acquisition mode (STEAM) MRI for black-blood delayed hyperenhanced myocardial imaging
    El Sayed H Ibrahim
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 27:229-38. 2008
    ..To develop a breathhold method for black-blood viability imaging of the heart that may facilitate identifying the endocardial border...
  6. pmc Off-resonance angiography: a new method to depict vessels--phantom and rabbit studies
    Grigorios Korosoglou
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Radiology 249:501-9. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Non-invasive detection of coronary endothelial response to sequential handgrip exercise in coronary artery disease patients and healthy adults
    Allison G Hays
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e58047. 2013
    ..Our objective is to test the hypothesis that coronary endothelial function (CorEndoFx) does not change with repeated isometric handgrip (IHG) stress in CAD patients or healthy subjects...
  8. ncbi request reprint Real-time MR imaging of myocardial regional function using strain-encoding (SENC) with tissue through-plane motion tracking
    El Sayed H Ibrahim
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 26:1461-70. 2007
    ..To implement real-time myocardial strain-encoding (SENC) imaging in combination with tracking the tissue displacement in the through-plane direction...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improved myocardial tagging contrast in cine balanced SSFP images
    El Sayed H Ibrahim
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 24:1159-67. 2006
    ..To improve the tag persistence throughout the whole cardiac cycle by providing a constant tag-contrast throughout all the cardiac phases when using balanced steady-state free precession (bSSFP) imaging...
  10. ncbi request reprint Automated identification of minimal myocardial motion for improved image quality on MR angiography at 3 T
    Ali Ustun
    Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University Medical School, JHOC 4223, 601 N Caroline St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:W283-90. 2007
    ..5 T and 10 healthy adults (nine men, one woman; mean age, 24.9 years; age range, 21-32 years) at 3 T...
  11. ncbi request reprint Combined functional and viability cardiac MR imaging in a single breathhold
    El Sayed H Ibrahim
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Magn Reson Med 58:843-9. 2007
    ..The proposed technique reduces scan time by one-half, compared with separate acquisitions of functional and viability images, and alleviates misregistration problems caused by separate breathholds...
  12. pmc Identification of different heart tissues from MRI C-SENC images using an unsupervised multi-stage fuzzy clustering technique
    El Sayed H Ibrahim
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 28:519-26. 2008
    ..To objectively characterize different heart tissues from functional and viability images provided by composite-strain-encoding (C-SENC) MRI...
  13. pmc Regional coronary endothelial function is closely related to local early coronary atherosclerosis in patients with mild coronary artery disease: pilot study
    Allison G Hays
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:341-8. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that abnormal coronary endothelial function is related to measures of early atherosclerosis such as increased coronary wall thickness...
  14. pmc On the dual contrast enhancement mechanism in frequency-selective inversion-recovery magnetic resonance angiography (IRON-MRA)
    Evert Jan Vonken
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Magn Reson Med 62:314-24. 2009
    ..First results obtained in an in vivo rabbit model are presented...
  15. doi request reprint Improved SNR efficiency in gradient echo coronary MRA with high temporal resolution using parallel imaging
    Jing Yu
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Magn Reson Med 62:1211-20. 2009
    ..This method is most suitable for spoiled gradient echo coronary magnetic resonance angiography in which a high temporal and spatial resolution is required...
  16. ncbi request reprint Multi-slice three-dimensional myocardial strain tensor quantification using zHARP
    Khaled Z Abd-Elmoniem
    Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD 21218, USA
    Inf Process Med Imaging 20:62-73. 2007
    ..This article presents the theory of computing 3-D strain from two slices using zHARP, the imaging protocol, and both phantom and in-vivo validation...
  17. pmc Direct three-dimensional myocardial strain tensor quantification and tracking using zHARP
    Khaled Z Abd-Elmoniem
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Med Image Anal 12:778-86. 2008
    ..The performance and accuracy of the method is demonstrated in vitro on a phantom and in vivo in four healthy adult human subjects...
  18. doi request reprint Coronary MR imaging: lumen and wall
    Sebastian Kelle
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, German Heart Institute, Berlin, Germany Division of Magnetic Resonance Research, Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 17:145-58. 2009
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  19. doi request reprint Phase-sensitive black-blood coronary vessel wall imaging
    Khaled Z Abd-Elmoniem
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Division of MR Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Magn Reson Med 63:1021-30. 2010
    ....
  20. pmc Simultaneous Noninvasive Assessment of Systemic and Coronary Endothelial Function
    Micaela Iantorno
    From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine M I, A G H, R K, A s, G G, R G W, Division of Magnetic Resonance Research, Department of Radiology M S, S S, M S, R G W, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering S S, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Critical Care Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD M I and Department of Radiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Center for Biomedical Imaging CIBM, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland M S
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 9:e003954. 2016
    ..Because the internal mammary artery (IMA) is often visualized during coronary MRI, we propose the strategy of simultaneously assessing systemic and coronary endothelial function noninvasively by MRI during IHE...
  21. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional magnetic resonance myocardial motion tracking from a single image plane
    Khaled Z Abd-Elmoniem
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Magn Reson Med 58:92-102. 2007
    ..This capability should open up new avenues for the automatic quantification of cardiac motion and strain for scientific and clinical purposes...
  22. ncbi request reprint B1-insensitive T2 preparation for improved coronary magnetic resonance angiography at 3 T
    Reza Nezafat
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Magn Reson Med 55:858-64. 2006
    ..Improved quantitative and qualitative coronary MRA image measurement was achieved using the adiabatic T2 Prep at 3 T...
  23. ncbi request reprint Correction of through-plane deformation artifacts in stimulated echo acquisition mode cardiac imaging
    Ahmed S Fahmy
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Magn Reson Med 55:404-12. 2006
    ..The results show the ability of the method to recover the lost myocardial signal and generate artifact-free black-blood cardiac images...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hind limb ischemia in rabbit model: T2-prepared versus time-of-flight MR angiography at 3 T
    Grigorios Korosoglou
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, JHOC 4223, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 601 N Caroline St, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    Radiology 245:761-9. 2007
    ..To prospectively compare various parameters of vessels imaged at 3 T by using time-of-flight (TOF) and T2-prepared magnetic resonance (MR) angiography in a rabbit model of hind limb ischemia...
  25. pmc Coronary MR angiography at 3T during diastole and systole
    Ahmed M Gharib
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute NHLBI, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 26:921-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the impact of end-systolic imaging on quality of right coronary magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) in comparison to diastolic and to study the effect of RR interval variability on image quality...
  26. doi request reprint Use of 2D sensitivity encoding for slow-infusion contrast-enhanced isotropic 3-T whole-heart coronary MR angiography
    Jing Yu
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:374-82. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to improve the blood-pool signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and blood-myocardium contrast-to-noise ratio (CNR) of slow-infusion 3-T whole-heart coronary MR angiography (MRA)...
  27. pmc Synthesis of magnetic resonance-, X-ray- and ultrasound-visible alginate microcapsules for immunoisolation and noninvasive imaging of cellular therapeutics
    Brad P Barnett
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology, Division of Magnetic Resonance Research, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Nat Protoc 6:1142-51. 2011
    ..The entire synthesis can be completed within 2 h...
  28. pmc Practical signal-to-noise ratio quantification for sensitivity encoding: application to coronary MR angiography
    Jing Yu
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 33:1330-40. 2011
    ..To develop and evaluate a practical method for the quantification of signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) on coronary MR angiograms (MRA) acquired with parallel imaging...
  29. pmc Prevalence of left ventricular regional dysfunction in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia: a tagged MRI study
    Aditya Jain
    Department of Radiology, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:290-7. 2010
    ..Regional left ventricular (LV) function has not been systematically studied in ARVD...
  30. pmc Simultaneous B(0)- and B(1)+-map acquisition for fast localized shim, frequency, and RF power determination in the heart at 3 T
    Michael Schar
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Magn Reson Med 63:419-26. 2010
    ....
  31. pmc Coronary vasomotor responses to isometric handgrip exercise are primarily mediated by nitric oxide: a noninvasive MRI test of coronary endothelial function
    Allison G Hays
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 308:H1343-50. 2015
    ..This noninvasive, reproducible MRI-IHE exam of NO-mediated CEF promises to be useful for studying CAD pathogenesis in low-risk populations and for evaluating translational strategies designed to alter CAD in patients...
  32. pmc Direct in vitro comparison of six three-dimensional positive contrast methods for susceptibility marker imaging
    Evert jan P A Vonken
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA evertjan isi uu nl
    J Magn Reson Imaging 38:344-57. 2013
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Noninvasive visualization of coronary artery endothelial function in healthy subjects and in patients with coronary artery disease
    Allison G Hays
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1657-65. 2010
    ..0-T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); and second, that the extent of local coronary artery disease (CAD), in a given patient, is related to the degree of local abnormal coronary endothelial function...
  34. ncbi request reprint High-resolution three-dimensional aortic magnetic resonance angiography and quantitative vessel wall characterization of different atherosclerotic stages in a rabbit model
    Henning Steen
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Radiol 42:614-21. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) angiography and vessel wall sequences to visualize and quantify different morphologic stages of atherosclerosis in a Watanabe hereditary hyperlipidemic (WHHL) rabbit model...
  35. pmc Robust volume-targeted balanced steady-state free-precession coronary magnetic resonance angiography in a breathhold at 3.0 Tesla: a reproducibility study
    Sahar Soleimanifard
    Russell H, Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Division of Magnetic Resonance Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 16:27. 2014
    ..The purpose of this work was to refine, implement, and test a robust, practical single-breathhold bSSFP coronary MRA sequence at 3.0 T and to test the reproducibility of the technique...
  36. pmc Free-breathing inner-volume black-blood imaging of the human heart using two-dimensionally selective local excitation at 3 T
    Khaled Z Abd-Elmoniem
    Biomedical and Metabolic Imaging Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Magn Reson Med 68:822-9. 2012
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging overestimates ferumoxide-labeled stem cell survival after transplantation in the heart
    John Terrovitis
    Johns Hopkins University, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Rutland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Circulation 117:1555-62. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between the persistence of iron-dependent MRI signals and cell survival 3 weeks after injection of syngeneic or xenogeneic ferumoxides-labeled stem cells (cardiac-derived stem cells) in rats...
  38. ncbi request reprint Coronary magnetic resonance imaging
    Sebastian Kelle
    Department of Radiology, Division of Magnetic Resonance Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Curr Pharm Des 14:1778-86. 2008
    ..This includes a short overview of coronary artery vessel lumen and wall imaging, contrast agents, permeability of the coronary vessel wall, high-field imaging and imaging of endothelial function...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of 3D free-breathing magnetic resonance coronary vessel wall imaging
    Milind Y Desai
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiologic Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Medical School, JHOC 4243, 601 North Caroline Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Eur Heart J 26:2320-4. 2005
    ..Using a refined magnetization preparation scheme, we sought to assess the reproducibility of three-dimensional (3D) free-breathing black-blood coronary MRI in vivo...
  40. ncbi request reprint Real-time imaging of regional myocardial function using fast-SENC
    Li Pan
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Magn Reson Med 55:386-95. 2006
    ..The results of the fast-SENC technique in a single heartbeat acquisition were comparable to those obtained by conventional SENC in a long acquisition time. Therefore, fast-SENC may prove useful for imaging during stress or arrhythmia...
  41. pmc Positive contrast visualization of nitinol devices using susceptibility gradient mapping
    Evert jan P A Vonken
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Magn Reson Med 60:588-94. 2008
    ..The positive signal response of this method depends only on the choice of the voxel neighborhood size. The properties of the method are explained and the visualizations of a nitinol wire and two stents are shown for illustration...
  42. ncbi request reprint Inherently self-calibrating non-Cartesian parallel imaging
    Ernest N Yeh
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Magn Reson Med 54:1-8. 2005
    ..This work demonstrates the feasibility of self-calibrated spiral and radial parallel imaging using a previously described iterative non-Cartesian sensitivity encoding algorithm...
  43. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance-guided, real-time targeted delivery and imaging of magnetocapsules immunoprotecting pancreatic islet cells
    Brad P Barnett
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Blalock 644, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21212, USA
    Nat Med 13:986-91. 2007
    ..These findings are directly applicable to ongoing improvements in islet cell transplantation for human diabetes, particularly because our magnetocapsules comprise clinically applicable materials...
  44. ncbi request reprint Combined transesophageal and surface MRI provides optimal imaging in aortic atherosclerosis
    Henning Steen
    Cardiology Division of the Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 6:909-16. 2004
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  45. doi request reprint Correction for heart rate variability during 3D whole heart MR coronary angiography
    Stijntje D Roes
    Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Magn Reson Imaging 27:1046-53. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of a real-time adaptive trigger delay on image quality to correct for heart rate variability in 3D whole-heart coronary MR angiography (MRA)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Performance of a new gadolinium-based intravascular contrast agent in free-breathing inversion-recovery 3D coronary MRA
    Michael E Huber
    ETH and University Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Magn Reson Med 49:115-21. 2003
    ..01) was observed, while vessel sharpness of the left anterior descending (LAD) artery and the left coronary circumflex (LCX) were improved by 20% (P < 0.05) and 18% (P < 0.05), respectively...
  47. ncbi request reprint Real-time motion correction in navigator-gated free-breathing double-oblique submillimeter 3D right coronary artery magnetic resonance angiography
    Elmar Spuentrup
    Department of Medicine Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Invest Radiol 37:632-6. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint "Soap-Bubble" visualization and quantitative analysis of 3D coronary magnetic resonance angiograms
    Alex Etienne
    Department of Medicine Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Magn Reson Med 48:658-66. 2002
    ..The first results obtained in healthy adults and in patients with coronary artery disease are presented...
  49. ncbi request reprint Coronary magnetic resonance angiography for assessment of the stent lumen: a phantom study
    David Maintz
    Department of Cardiology and Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 4:359-67. 2002
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of visualizing the stent lumen using coronary magnetic resonance angiography in vitro...
  50. ncbi request reprint Coronary magnetic resonance angiography in adolescents and young adults with kawasaki disease
    Gerald F Greil
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 105:908-11. 2002
    ..We sought to prospectively compare coronary magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) and x-ray coronary angiography findings in patients with CAA caused by Kawasaki disease...
  51. ncbi request reprint Preliminary report on in vivo coronary MRA at 3 Tesla in humans
    Matthias Stuber
    Department of Medicine Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Magn Reson Med 48:425-9. 2002
    ..In the present study we investigated the feasibility of human coronary MRA at 3.0 T in vivo. The first results obtained in nine healthy adult subjects are presented...
  52. ncbi request reprint High-resolution selective three-dimensional magnetic resonance coronary angiography with navigator-echo technique: segment-by-segment evaluation of coronary artery stenosis
    Yuji Watanabe
    Department of Radiology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Miwa, Kurashiki, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 16:238-45. 2002
    ..To investigate the feasibility of high-resolution selective three-dimensional (3D) magnetic resonance coronary angiography (MRCA) in the evaluation of coronary artery stenoses...
  53. ncbi request reprint Impact of navigator timing on free-breathing submillimeter 3D coronary magnetic resonance angiography
    Elmar Spuentrup
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Magn Reson Med 47:196-201. 2002
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Selective three-dimensional visualization of the coronary arterial lumen using arterial spin tagging
    Matthias Stuber
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Magn Reson Med 47:322-9. 2002
    ..This technique allows for selective 3D visualization of the coronary lumen blood-pool, while signal from the surrounding structures is suppressed...
  55. ncbi request reprint Navigator-gated free-breathing 3D balanced FFE projection renal MRA: Comparison with contrast-enhanced breath-hold 3D MRA in a swine model
    Elmar Spuentrup
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Technical University of Aachen, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 48:739-43. 2002
    ..The present results warrant clinical studies in patients with renal artery disease...
  56. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional black-blood cardiac magnetic resonance coronary vessel wall imaging detects positive arterial remodeling in patients with nonsignificant coronary artery disease
    W Yong Kim
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Circulation 106:296-9. 2002
    ..We sought to evaluate high-resolution black-blood 3D cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging for in vivo visualization of the proximal coronary artery vessel wall...
  57. ncbi request reprint Comparison of fat suppression strategies in 3D spiral coronary magnetic resonance angiography
    Peter Bornert
    Philips Research Laboratories, Roentgenstrasse 24 26, D 22335 Hamburg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 15:462-6. 2002
    ..As the coronary arteries are embedded in epicardial fat and are adjacent to myocardial tissue, magnetization preparation such as T(2)-preparation and fat suppression is essential for coronary discrimination...
  58. doi request reprint Local re-inversion coronary MR angiography: arterial spin-labeling without the need for subtraction
    Marcus Katoh
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Saarland, Homburg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 27:913-7. 2008
    ..To implement a double-inversion bright-blood coronary MR angiography sequence using a cylindrical re-inversion prepulse for selective visualization of the coronary arteries...
  59. ncbi request reprint Renal arteries: navigator-gated balanced fast field-echo projection MR angiography with aortic spin labeling: initial experience
    Elmar Spuentrup
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Radiology 225:589-96. 2002
    ..This technique allows high-spatial-resolution and high-contrast renal MR angiography and visualization of renal artery stenosis without exogenous contrast agent or breath hold. Initial promising results warrant larger clinical studies...
  60. ncbi request reprint Coronary MR angiography: comparison of quantitative and qualitative data from four techniques
    David Maintz
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:515-21. 2004
    ..Accuracy for detection of hemodynamically significant disease (> 50%) was assessed in comparison with radiographic coronary angiography...
  61. ncbi request reprint Improved three-dimensional free-breathing coronary magnetic resonance angiography using gadocoletic acid (B-22956) for intravascular contrast enhancement
    Ingo Paetsch
    Clinic of Internal Medicine Cardiology, German Heart Institute Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 20:288-93. 2004
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  62. ncbi request reprint Whole-heart coronary vein imaging: a comparison between non-contrast-agent- and contrast-agent-enhanced visualization of the coronary venous system
    Volker Rasche
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 57:1019-26. 2007
    ..05) for the great cardiac vein (GCV). The improvement in SNR was on average 155%, but was not statistically significant for the CS and the MCV. The signal of the Myo could be significantly reduced to about 25% (P < 0.001)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of free-breathing cardiovascular magnetic resonance coronary angiography
    Gerald F Greil
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 9:49-56. 2007
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  64. ncbi request reprint Selective coronary artery plaque visualization and differentiation by contrast-enhanced inversion prepared MRI
    David Maintz
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Muenster, M√ľnster 48129, Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:1732-6. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate the utility of contrast-enhanced coronary magnetic resonance imaging (CE-MRI) for selective visualization and non-invasive differentiation of atherosclerotic coronary plaque in humans...
  65. ncbi request reprint Detection of coronary stenoses with contrast enhanced, three-dimensional free breathing coronary MR angiography using the gadolinium-based intravascular contrast agent gadocoletic acid (B-22956)
    Ingo Paetsch
    Department of Cardiology, German Heart Institute, Berlin, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 8:509-16. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Artifact-free coronary magnetic resonance angiography and coronary vessel wall imaging in the presence of a new, metallic, coronary magnetic resonance imaging stent
    Elmar Spuentrup
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Technical University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Circulation 111:1019-26. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the potential of a new, dedicated, coronary MR imaging (MRI) stent for artifact-free, coronary MRA and in-stent lumen and vessel wall visualization...
  67. ncbi request reprint Spin-labeling coronary MR angiography with steady-state free precession and radial k-space sampling: initial results in healthy volunteers
    Marcus Katoh
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, University of Technology, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Radiology 236:1047-52. 2005
    ..A tendency toward improved vessel sharpness and vessel length was also found with radial imaging. Radial SSFP imaging is a promising technique for spin-labeling coronary MR angiography...
  68. ncbi request reprint Initial experiences with in vivo right coronary artery human MR vessel wall imaging at 3 tesla
    Rene M Botnar
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 5:589-94. 2003
    ..With the broader availability of more SNR efficient fast spin echo and spiral techniques, further improvements can be expected...
  69. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Visualization of anomalous coronary artery in the presence of arrhythmia using radial balanced fast field echo coronary magnetic resonance angiography
    Elmar Spuentrup
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, Technical University of Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Circulation 107:e214. 2003
  70. ncbi request reprint Metallic renal artery MR imaging stent: artifact-free lumen visualization with projection and standard renal MR angiography
    Elmar Spuentrup
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Technical University of Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Radiology 227:897-902. 2003
    ..Artifact-free in-stent lumen visualization was achieved with both projection MR angiography and contrast-enhanced MR angiography. These promising results warrant further studies for visualization of in-stent restenosis...
  71. ncbi request reprint The impact of spatial resolution and respiratory motion on MR imaging of atherosclerotic plaque
    Michael Schar
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 17:538-44. 2003
    ..To examine the impact of spatial resolution and respiratory motion on the ability to accurately measure atherosclerotic plaque burden and to visually identify atherosclerotic plaque composition...
  72. ncbi request reprint Navigator-gated coronary magnetic resonance angiography using steady-state-free-precession: comparison to standard T2-prepared gradient-echo and spiral imaging
    Elmar Spuentrup
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Technical University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 38:263-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was a systematic comparison of SSFP cMRA with standard T2-prepared gradient-echo and spiral cMRA...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cardiac structure and function in the obese: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging study
    Peter G Danias
    Division of Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 5:431-8. 2003
    ..We investigated whether cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) can better characterize possible cardiac abnormalities associated with obesity, in the absence of other confounding comorbidities...
  74. ncbi request reprint Comparison of 3D segmented gradient-echo and steady-state free precession coronary MRI sequences in patients with coronary artery disease
    Murat Ozgun
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, Muenster 48129, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:103-9. 2005
    ..Our objective was to compare two state-of-the-art coronary MRI (CMRI) sequences with regard to image quality and diagnostic accuracy for the detection of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  75. pmc Positive contrast MR-lymphography using inversion recovery with ON-resonant water suppression (IRON)
    Grigorios Korosoglou
    University of Heidelberg, Department of Cardiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 27:1175-80. 2008
    ..To investigate the utility of inversion recovery with ON-resonant water suppression (IRON) to create positive signal in normal lymph nodes after injection of superparamagnetic nanoparticles...
  76. ncbi request reprint Free-breathing renal magnetic resonance angiography with steady-state free-precession and slab-selective spin inversion combined with radial k-space sampling and water-selective excitation
    Marcus Katoh
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Aachen, University of Technology RWTH, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 53:1228-33. 2005
    ..The addition of water-selective excitation could not improve the lower CNR in radial scanning...
  77. ncbi request reprint Respiratory motion artifact suppression in diffusion-weighted MR imaging of the spine
    Elmar Spuentrup
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, Aachen University of Technology, Pauwelsstrasse, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 13:330-6. 2003
    ..Navigator gating should be used if standard spin-echo diffusion-weighted imaging demonstrates insufficient image quality...
  78. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Pitfalls in coronary magnetic resonance angiography: right coronary artery occlusion
    David Maintz
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University Hospital, Munster, Germany
    Circulation 111:e94-6. 2005
  79. pmc Coronary artery anomalies and variants: technical feasibility of assessment with coronary MR angiography at 3 T
    Ahmed M Gharib
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Radiology 247:220-7. 2008
    ..Findings included aneurysms, ectasia, arteriovenous fistulas, and anomalous origins. The 3D whole-heart acquisitions developed for use with 3 T are feasible for use in the assessment of CAAV...
  80. ncbi request reprint Free-breathing renal MR angiography with steady-state free-precession (SSFP) and slab-selective spin inversion: initial results
    Marcus Katoh
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, University of Technology, Aachen, Germany
    Kidney Int 66:1272-8. 2004
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  81. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the carotid artery by MRI at 3T: a study on reproducibility
    Reza Alizadeh Dehnavi
    Vascular Medicine, Department of General Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Leiden University Medical Center, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Magn Reson Imaging 25:1035-43. 2007
    ..To examine the reproducibility of carotid artery dimension measurements using 3T MRI...
  82. ncbi request reprint Navigator-gated free-breathing three-dimensional balanced fast field echo (TrueFISP) coronary magnetic resonance angiography
    Elmar Spuentrup
    Department of Medicine Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Invest Radiol 37:637-42. 2002
    ..It is hypothesized that Balanced-FFE may be valuable for contrast enhancement in 3D free-breathing coronary MRA...
  83. ncbi request reprint Meeting highlights of the 8th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society For Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, January 21 to 23, 2005
    Christopher M Kramer
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:411-6. 2005
    ..5 T to 11.7 T. State-of-the-art applications were reviewed, spanning a wide range from molecular imaging to predicting outcome with CMR in large patient populations...
  84. ncbi request reprint Coronary magnetic resonance imaging: current status
    Warren J Manning
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Probl Cardiol 27:275-333. 2002

Research Grants1

  1. Non-Invasive Measures of Regional Coronary Endothelial Function by 3T MRI
    Matthias Stuber; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The ability to non-invasively measure regional coronary vasoreactivity offers a greater fundamental understanding of the progression of atherosclerosis and may also lead to a true clinical paradigm shift. ..