interventional ultrasonography

Summary

Summary: Ultrasonography using invasive or surgical procedures. Its widest application is intravascular ultrasound imaging but it is useful also in urology and intra-abdominal conditions.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Morphologic and angiographic features of coronary plaque rupture detected by intravascular ultrasound
    Akiko Maehara
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:904-10. 2002
  2. ncbi Effects of statin treatments on coronary plaques assessed by volumetric virtual histology intravascular ultrasound analysis
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Division of Cardiology, Yonsei Cardiovascular Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:679-88. 2009
  3. ncbi A randomized comparison of a sirolimus-eluting stent with a standard stent for coronary revascularization
    Marie Claude Morice
    Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Massy, France
    N Engl J Med 346:1773-80. 2002
  4. ncbi Determinants of arterial wall remodeling during lipid-lowering therapy: serial intravascular ultrasound observations from the Reversal of Atherosclerosis with Aggressive Lipid Lowering Therapy (REVERSAL) trial
    Paul Schoenhagen
    FAHA, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Imaging, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, HB 6, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 113:2826-34. 2006
  5. ncbi Relationship between cardiovascular risk as predicted by established risk scores versus plaque progression as measured by serial intravascular ultrasound in left main coronary arteries
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Thoraxcentrum Twente, Hospital Enschede, Department of Cardiology, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Haaksbergerstr 55, 7513ER Enschede, The Netherlands
    Circulation 110:1579-85. 2004
  6. ncbi Tissue characterisation using intravascular radiofrequency data analysis: recommendations for acquisition, analysis, interpretation and reporting
    Hector M Garcia-Garcia
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 5:177-89. 2009
  7. ncbi Sonographic detection and sonographically guided biopsy of breast microcalcifications
    Mary Scott Soo
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging Division, Duke University Medical Center, P O Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:941-8. 2003
  8. ncbi Effects of reconstituted high-density lipoprotein infusions on coronary atherosclerosis: a randomized controlled trial
    Jean Claude Tardif
    Montreal Heart Institute and the Montreal Heart Institute Coordinating Center, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 297:1675-82. 2007
  9. ncbi Ultrasound for central venous cannulation: economic evaluation of cost-effectiveness
    N Calvert
    School of Health and Related Research, Regent Court, Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    Anaesthesia 59:1116-20. 2004
  10. ncbi Intravascular photoacoustic imaging using an IVUS imaging catheter
    Shriram Sethuraman
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 54:978-86. 2007

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  1. ncbi Morphologic and angiographic features of coronary plaque rupture detected by intravascular ultrasound
    Akiko Maehara
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:904-10. 2002
    ..This study was designed to report the clinical and angiographic correlates of plaque rupture detected by intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)...
  2. ncbi Effects of statin treatments on coronary plaques assessed by volumetric virtual histology intravascular ultrasound analysis
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Division of Cardiology, Yonsei Cardiovascular Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:679-88. 2009
    ..We evaluated the effects of statin treatments for each component of coronary plaques...
  3. ncbi A randomized comparison of a sirolimus-eluting stent with a standard stent for coronary revascularization
    Marie Claude Morice
    Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Massy, France
    N Engl J Med 346:1773-80. 2002
    ..Because sirolimus (rapamycin) inhibits the proliferation of lymphocytes and smooth-muscle cells, we compared a sirolimus-eluting stent with a standard uncoated stent in patients with angina pectoris...
  4. ncbi Determinants of arterial wall remodeling during lipid-lowering therapy: serial intravascular ultrasound observations from the Reversal of Atherosclerosis with Aggressive Lipid Lowering Therapy (REVERSAL) trial
    Paul Schoenhagen
    FAHA, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Imaging, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, HB 6, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 113:2826-34. 2006
    ..However, the remodeling response during plaque-stabilizing therapy and its relationship to markers of lipid metabolism and inflammation are incompletely understood...
  5. ncbi Relationship between cardiovascular risk as predicted by established risk scores versus plaque progression as measured by serial intravascular ultrasound in left main coronary arteries
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Thoraxcentrum Twente, Hospital Enschede, Department of Cardiology, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Haaksbergerstr 55, 7513ER Enschede, The Netherlands
    Circulation 110:1579-85. 2004
    ..Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is increasingly used as an end point in studies aimed at reducing progression or inducing regression of coronary artery disease. However, data linking serial changes by IVUS with clinical outcomes are scarce...
  6. ncbi Tissue characterisation using intravascular radiofrequency data analysis: recommendations for acquisition, analysis, interpretation and reporting
    Hector M Garcia-Garcia
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 5:177-89. 2009
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  7. ncbi Sonographic detection and sonographically guided biopsy of breast microcalcifications
    Mary Scott Soo
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging Division, Duke University Medical Center, P O Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:941-8. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi Effects of reconstituted high-density lipoprotein infusions on coronary atherosclerosis: a randomized controlled trial
    Jean Claude Tardif
    Montreal Heart Institute and the Montreal Heart Institute Coordinating Center, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 297:1675-82. 2007
    ..High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is an inverse predictor of coronary atherosclerotic disease. Preliminary data have suggested that HDL infusions can induce atherosclerosis regression...
  9. ncbi Ultrasound for central venous cannulation: economic evaluation of cost-effectiveness
    N Calvert
    School of Health and Related Research, Regent Court, Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
    Anaesthesia 59:1116-20. 2004
    ..Ultrasound guidance used in central venous cannulation procedures saves NHS resources even with conservative modelling assumptions...
  10. ncbi Intravascular photoacoustic imaging using an IVUS imaging catheter
    Shriram Sethuraman
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 54:978-86. 2007
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  11. ncbi Hepatocellular carcinoma: radio-frequency ablation of medium and large lesions
    T Livraghi
    Department of Radiology, Ospedale Civile, Vimercate, Italy
    Radiology 214:761-8. 2000
    ..To study local therapeutic efficacy, side effects, and complications of radio-frequency (RF) ablation in the treatment of medium and large hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) lesions in patients with cirrhosis or chronic hepatitis...
  12. ncbi Ultrasound-guided fine needle biopsy of the spleen: high clinical efficacy and low risk in a multicenter Italian study
    G Civardi
    Divisione di Medicina Interna Ematologia, Ospedale Civile, Piacenza, Italy
    Am J Hematol 67:93-9. 2001
    ..Aspiration cytology and core needle biopsy showed similar diagnostic yields, except for the diagnosis of splenic lymphoma, in which core needle biopsy obtained better results...
  13. ncbi Effect of fluvastatin on progression of coronary atherosclerotic plaque evaluated by virtual histology intravascular ultrasound
    Kenya Nasu
    Department of Cardiology, Toyohashi Heart Center, Toyohashi, Japan
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:689-96. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of treatment with statins on the progression of coronary atherosclerotic plaques of a nonculprit vessel by serial volumetric virtual histology (VH) intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)...
  14. ncbi Role of endothelial shear stress in the natural history of coronary atherosclerosis and vascular remodeling: molecular, cellular, and vascular behavior
    Yiannis S Chatzizisis
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2379-93. 2007
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  15. ncbi "Head-to-head comparison between sirolimus-eluting and paclitaxel-eluting stents in patients with complex coronary artery disease: an intravascular ultrasound study"
    Pavel Cervinka
    Division of Cardiology, Masaryk hospital Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:846-51. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess neointimal hyperplasia following sirolimus-eluting (SES) and paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) implantation in a patients with complex coronary disease...
  16. ncbi Comparison of virtual histology to intravascular ultrasound of culprit coronary lesions in acute coronary syndrome and target coronary lesions in stable angina pectoris
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 100:953-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion, culprit lesions in patients with ACS were more unstable and had greater amounts of necrotic core and smaller amounts of fibrofatty plaque compared with target lesions in patients with SAP...
  17. ncbi Reproducibility of intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis: implications for the design of longitudinal studies
    Gaston A Rodriguez-Granillo
    Department of Interventional Cardiology of the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:621-31. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess in vivo the reproducibility of tissue characterization using spectral analysis of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) radiofrequency data (IVUS-VH)...
  18. ncbi Outcome after acute incomplete sirolimus-eluting stent apposition as assessed by serial intravascular ultrasound
    Masashi Kimura
    The Columbia University Medical Center and Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:436-42. 2006
    ..Although most ISAs after SES implantation do not resolve completely, the incidence of restenosis or thrombosis is not affected...
  19. ncbi Visualisation of needle position using ultrasonography
    G A Chapman
    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Anaesthesia 61:148-58. 2006
    ..A lack of understanding, with regard to imaging the location of the needle tip remains a major obstacle. Needle visualisation and related topics form the basis for this review...
  20. pmc Reproducibility of volumetric intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency-based analysis of coronary plaque composition in vivo
    Marc Hartmann
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentrum Twente, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Haaksbergerstraat 55, Enschede, 7513ER, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 25:13-23. 2009
    ..Measurements from repeated pullbacks and by different observers show acceptable reproducibilities; the volumetric measurement of the necrotic-core shows on average the highest reproducibility of the compositional RF-IVUS measurements...
  21. ncbi Accuracy of in vivo coronary plaque morphology assessment: a validation study of in vivo virtual histology compared with in vitro histopathology
    Kenya Nasu
    Department of Cardiology, Toyohashi Heart Center, Toyohashi City, Aichi, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2405-12. 2006
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  22. ncbi Reproducibility of intravascular ultrasound virtual histology analysis
    Anand Prasad
    The University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 9:71-7. 2008
    ..Whether the composition of these plaques can be monitored accurately in a longitudinal fashion remains unclear. We sought to evaluate the reproducibility of plaque composition measurements as determined by IVUS-VH in a clinical setting...
  23. ncbi Effect of very high-intensity statin therapy on regression of coronary atherosclerosis: the ASTEROID trial
    Steven E Nissen
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    JAMA 295:1556-65. 2006
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  24. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of optical coherence tomography and integrated backscatter intravascular ultrasound images for tissue characterization of human coronary plaques
    Masanori Kawasaki
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:81-8. 2006
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  25. ncbi Accuracy of electrocardiographic-gated versus nongated volumetric intravascular ultrasound measurements of coronary arterial narrowing
    Lisette Okkels Jensen
    Department of Cardiology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Am J Cardiol 99:279-83. 2007
    ..18 +/- 3.42 vs -0.74 +/- 3.88 mm(3), p = NS). In conclusion, in moderate atherosclerotic or stented coronary arteries, electrocardiographically gated IVUS acquisition is not superior in accuracy to conventional nongated IVUS acquisition...
  26. ncbi Late incomplete stent apposition after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation: a serial intravascular ultrasound analysis
    Junya Ako
    Center for Research in Cardiovascular Interventions, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5637, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1002-5. 2005
    ..We sought to identify the frequency of incomplete stent apposition (ISA) in sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) and clarify its findings and clinical sequelae...
  27. ncbi In vivo plaque characterization using intravascular ultrasound-virtual histology in a porcine model of complex coronary lesions
    Juan F Granada
    The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, The Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, TX 77584, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:387-93. 2007
    ..To determine the accuracy of detection of different tissue types of intravascular ultrasound-virtual histology (IVUS-VH) in a porcine model of complex coronary lesions...
  28. ncbi First human experience with the 17-beta-estradiol-eluting stent: the Estrogen And Stents To Eliminate Restenosis (EASTER) trial
    Alexandre Abizaid
    Institute Dante Pazzanese of Cardiology, Av Dr Dante Pazzanese 500, Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1118-21. 2004
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine the safety and efficacy of 17-beta-estradiol-eluting stent implantation on coronary de novo lesions...
  29. ncbi Sirolimus-eluting stents versus standard stents in patients with stenosis in a native coronary artery
    Jeffrey W Moses
    Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York, New York 10021, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1315-23. 2003
    ..Preliminary reports of studies involving simple coronary lesions indicate that a sirolimus-eluting stent significantly reduces the risk of restenosis after percutaneous coronary revascularization...
  30. ncbi Static and serial assessments of coronary arterial remodeling are discordant: an intravascular ultrasound analysis from the Reversal of Atherosclerosis with Aggressive Lipid Lowering (REVERSAL) trial
    Ilke Sipahi
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am Heart J 152:544-50. 2006
    ..Recently, performance of serial IVUS provided the opportunity for direct assessment of remodeling. Our aim was to study the concordance of the static and serial methods...
  31. ncbi Sonographically guided mammotome excision of ducts in the diagnosis and management of single duct nipple discharge
    S Govindarajulu
    Breast Care Centre, Frenchay Hospital, Frenchay Park Road, Bristol BS16 1LE, United Kingdom
    Eur J Surg Oncol 32:725-8. 2006
    ..To describe our experience in the use of ultrasound guided mammotome in the diagnosis and management of single duct nipple discharge...
  32. ncbi Extracorporeal focused ultrasound surgery for treatment of human solid carcinomas: early Chinese clinical experience
    Feng Wu
    Clinical Center for Tumor Therapy of 2nd Affiliated Hospital and Institute of Ultrasonic Engineering in Medicine, Chongqing University of Medical Sciences, Chongqing, China
    Ultrasound Med Biol 30:245-60. 2004
    ..Early clinical results and complications of the technique are also reported...
  33. ncbi Effect of simvastatin on coronary lesion site remodeling: a serial intravascular ultrasound study
    Lisette Okkels Jensen
    Department of Cardiology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Cardiology 106:256-63. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the effect of simvastatin on coronary remodeling in serial intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) studies...
  34. ncbi Geometrical validation of intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis (Virtual Histology) acquired with a 30 MHz boston scientific corporation imaging catheter
    Gaston A Rodriguez-Granillo
    Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:514-8. 2005
    ..These results suggest that ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis could provide, aside from precise compositional data, an accurate geometrical output...
  35. ncbi Association of plaque characterization by intravascular ultrasound virtual histology and arterial remodeling
    Kenichi Fujii
    Columbia University Medical Center and Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1476-83. 2005
    ..26, p=0.02). In conclusion, in vivo IVUS radiofrequency data analysis demonstrates that positive remodeling occurs in lesions with more fibrofatty plaque...
  36. ncbi In vivo variability in quantitative coronary ultrasound and tissue characterization measurements with mechanical and phased-array catheters
    Gaston A Rodriguez-Granillo
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Bd406, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:47-53. 2006
    ..Only limited evaluation of the in vivo agreement of volumetrical measurements between such systems has been performed, despite the fact that such information is essential for the conduction of atherosclerosis regression trials...
  37. ncbi Assessment of vulnerable plaques causing acute coronary syndrome using integrated backscatter intravascular ultrasound
    Keiji Sano
    Division of Regeneration and Advanced Medical Science, Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:734-41. 2006
    ..This study aims to define tissue characteristics of vulnerable plaques before acute coronary syndrome (ACS) by use of integrated backscatter intravascular ultrasound (IB-IVUS)...
  38. ncbi Correlation of power Doppler with microvessel density in assessing prostate needle biopsy
    N M Wilson
    Department of Radiology, Ahmed Maher Teaching Hospital, Cairo, Egypt
    Clin Radiol 59:946-50. 2004
    ..To correlate hypervascular power Doppler ultrasonography with the histological evaluation of microvasculature in the prostate using trans-rectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided needle biopsy...
  39. ncbi Noninvasive detection of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis coupled with assessment of changes in plaque characteristics using novel invasive imaging modalities: the Integrated Biomarker and Imaging Study (IBIS)
    Carlos A G van Mieghem
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1134-42. 2006
    ..Our purpose was to assess noninvasive imaging in detection of subclinical atherosclerosis and to examine novel invasive modalities to describe prevalence and temporal changes in putative characteristics of "high-risk" plaques...
  40. ncbi Imaging vulnerable plaque by ultrasound
    Anthony N Demaria
    Division of Cardiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:C32-9. 2006
    ..These advances pave the way for future clinical trials in assessing the ability of such techniques to diagnose vulnerable plaques and to assess the effects of both pharmacologic and mechanical therapies on plaque characteristics...
  41. ncbi Dedicated calibration formulas permit correction of differences between measurements by different IVUS devices as demonstrated in atherosclerotic human coronary arteries in vitro
    Marc Hartmann
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentrum Twente, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Haaksbergerstraat 55, Enschede, 7513, ER, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:605-13. 2006
    ..The application of dedicated calibration formulas allows for correction for these differences by decreasing such differences to the level of intraobserver variability...
  42. ncbi Ultrasound-guided infraclavicular axillary vein cannulation for central venous access
    A Sharma
    Department of Anaesthesia, General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
    Br J Anaesth 93:188-92. 2004
    ..Ultrasound guided axillary vein puncture has not been well described. We assessed ultrasound imaging to guide catheterization of the infraclavicular axillary vein...
  43. ncbi Sonographically guided core needle biopsy of soft tissue neoplasms
    Juhn Cherng Liu
    Department of Radiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Clin Ultrasound 32:294-8. 2004
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the usefulness of sonography (US)-guided needle biopsy in the diagnosis of soft tissue masses...
  44. ncbi How to decrease pain during transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy: a look at the literature
    Riccardo Autorino
    Urology Clinic, Second University, Department of Oncology, Federico II University, Vico Santo Spirito 54, 80132 Naples, Italy
    J Urol 174:2091-7. 2005
    ..There is growing interest among urologists on the need for decreasing pain during transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided prostate biopsy...
  45. ncbi Randomized comparison of sirolimus and paclitaxel drug-eluting stents for long lesions in the left anterior descending artery: an intravascular ultrasound study
    Anna Sonia Petronio
    Cardiology Unit, Cardiothoracic Department, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:539-46. 2007
    ..The goal of this work was to verify whether the superiority of the sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) in inhibiting neointimal hyperplasia could be demonstrated in complex coronary lesions...
  46. ncbi Intravascular ultrasound: questions and answers
    Okan Gulel
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 7:169-78. 2007
    ..In this article, we review the technique, measurements and current applications of IVUS imaging of the coronaries in a question-answer format...
  47. ncbi Intravascular ultrasound assessment of remodelling and reference segment plaque burden in type-2 diabetic patients
    Lisette Okkels Jensen
    Catheterization Laboratory, Department of Cardiology, Odense University Hospital, Odense C, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 28:1759-64. 2007
    ..The aim was to assess lesion and reference segment remodelling and plaque burden in patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus...
  48. ncbi [Role of intra-operative echography and computed tomography with multiple detectors in the surgery of hepatic metastases: a prospective study]
    Joan Figueras
    Servicio de Cirugía General y Digestiva, Hospital Universitario de Girona Dr Josep Trueta, Girona, Espana
    Cir Esp 83:134-8. 2008
    ..To study the performance of the intraoperative ecography in the diagnosis of new liver metastases in the era of computerized tomography (CT) with multidetectors and its impact on the surgical operation...
  49. ncbi Pulmonary vein isolation by high-intensity focused ultrasound: first-in-man study with a steerable balloon catheter
    Boris Schmidt
    Asklepios Klinik St Georg, Department of Cardiology, Lohmuhlenstrasse 5, 20099 Hamburg, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 4:575-84. 2007
    ..High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) applied via a steerable balloon catheter (ProRhythm, Ronkonkoma, NY) is a novel technology for pulmonary vein (PV) isolation...
  50. ncbi Imaging of vulnerable coronary artery plaques
    Ashraf Hamdan
    Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 70:65-74. 2007
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  51. ncbi [Frequency and characteristics of incomplete stent apposition during and after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation]
    Hiroki Takeuchi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, Shimokasuya 143, Isehara, Kanagawa 259 1193
    J Cardiol 50:111-8. 2007
    ..Incomplete stent apposition (ISA) is frequently observed after sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation. This study investigated the incidence, morphological features, and possible mechanisms of this phenomenon...
  52. ncbi Radioguided occult lesion localization (ROLL) versus wire-guided lumpectomy for non-palpable breast lesions: a randomized prospective evaluation
    Heriberto Medina-Franco
    Department of Surgery, Section of Surgical Oncology, National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Surg Oncol 97:108-11. 2008
    ..It is important to optimize the localization technique for non-palpable breast lesions...
  53. ncbi Impact of intramural thrombus in coronary arteries on the accuracy of tissue characterization by in vivo intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis
    Kenya Nasu
    Department of Cardiology, Toyohashi Heart Center, Toyohashi, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 101:1079-83. 2008
    ..In conclusion, intramural thrombus was colored as fibrous or fibrofatty by VH IVUS, reducing VH accuracy in these kinds of lesions...
  54. ncbi Endobronchial ultrasound
    Devanand Anantham
    Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    Respir Med 103:1406-14. 2009
    ..Clear training standards are emerging to facilitate credentialing as EBUS is rapidly evolving to become a part of standard diagnostic bronchoscopy...
  55. pmc Virtual histology
    Andreas König
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Medizinische Poliklinik Innenstadt, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    Heart 93:977-82. 2007
    ..The in vivo specific histological analysis of coronary atherosclerosis may allow better stratification of treatment of patients with coronary artery disease...
  56. ncbi Can we obtain better specimens with an end-cutting prostatic biopsy device?
    Hasan Serkan Dogan
    Department of Urology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, 06100, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Urol 47:297-301. 2005
    ..Our aim was to compare the tissue yield of two different prostate biopsy instruments: the newer end-cut versus standard side-notch technique...
  57. ncbi Volumetric quantitative analysis of tissue characteristics of coronary plaques after statin therapy using three-dimensional integrated backscatter intravascular ultrasound
    Masanori Kawasaki
    Regeneration and Advanced Medical Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1 1 Yanagido, Gifu 501 1194, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1946-53. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi Serial intravascular ultrasound assessment of atherosclerosis progression and regression. State-of-the-art and limitations
    Gary S Mintz
    Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Circ J 73:1557-60. 2009
    ..However, there are significant limitations to the use of IVUS as an endpoint in progression/regression studies that must be considered when evaluating the results of such studies...
  59. ncbi Assessing coronary plaque burden and plaque vulnerability: atherosclerosis imaging with IVUS and emerging noninvasive modalities
    Paul Schoenhagen
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Radiology, Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 1:164-9. 2003
    ..Intravascular ultrasound is the most established invasive method with a long clinical track record. More recently, noninvasive modalities including computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are emerging...
  60. ncbi Value of three-dimensional US for optimizing guidance for ablating focal liver tumors
    S C Rose
    Department of Radiology, University of California Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 12:507-15. 2001
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  61. ncbi In vivo intravascular ultrasound-derived thin-cap fibroatheroma detection using ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis
    Gaston A Rodriguez-Granillo
    Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2038-42. 2005
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  62. ncbi A three-vessel virtual histology intravascular ultrasound analysis of frequency and distribution of thin-cap fibroatheromas in patients with acute coronary syndrome or stable angina pectoris
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 101:568-72. 2008
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  63. ncbi A randomized trial assessing the value of ultrasound-guided puncture of the femoral artery for interventional investigations
    Oliver Dudeck
    Department of Radiology, Charite Virchow Klinikum, Medical Faculty of the Humboldt University Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 20:363-8. 2004
    ..In conclusion ultrasound guidance for femoral artery access is recommended only in patients with a weak or absent arterial pulse and obese patients...
  64. ncbi The value of contrast enhanced ultrasonography in detection of liver metastases from colorectal cancer: a prospective double-blinded study
    Lars Peter Skovgaard Larsen
    Department of Radiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Tage Hansensgade 2, 8000 C, Aarhus, Denmark
    Eur J Radiol 62:302-7. 2007
    ..To compare sensitivity and specificity of contrast enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) with conventional ultrasonography (US) in detection of liver metastases in patients with colorectal adenocarcinoma (CRC) in a patient-by-patient analysis...
  65. ncbi Randomized study to assess the effectiveness of slow- and moderate-release polymer-based paclitaxel-eluting stents for coronary artery lesions
    Antonio Colombo
    Ospedale San Raffaele, Milano, Italy
    Circulation 108:788-94. 2003
    ..Early clinical studies demonstrated the feasibility of local paclitaxel delivery in reducing restenosis after treatment of de novo coronary lesions in small patient populations...
  66. ncbi Intravascular ultrasound for the evaluation of therapies targeting coronary atherosclerosis
    Dirk Bose
    Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:925-32. 2007
    ..We expect in the near future a further increase of the use of IVUS-based surrogate end points in trials that evaluate novel CV therapies targeting on coronary atherosclerosis...
  67. ncbi Relation between lipoprotein(a) and fibrinogen and serial intravascular ultrasound plaque progression in left main coronary arteries
    Marc Hartmann
    Department of Cardiology, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:446-52. 2006
    ..There is evidence that coronary plaque progression is linked to a higher risk for future cardiovascular events...
  68. pmc Real-time ultrasound-guided catheterisation of the internal jugular vein: a prospective comparison with the landmark technique in critical care patients
    Dimitrios Karakitsos
    Department of Intensive Care, General State Hospital of Athens, 154 Mesogeion Avenue, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Crit Care 10:R162. 2006
    ..This study was designed to evaluate whether real-time ultrasound-guided cannulation of the internal jugular vein is superior to the standard landmark method...
  69. ncbi Acute coronary syndromes: an emphasis shift from treatment to prevention; and the enduring challenge of vulnerable plaque detection in the cardiac catheterization laboratory
    Marco Valgimigli
    Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:221-9. 2007
    ..Thus, a combination of several modalities will be important in the future to ensure a high sensitivity and specificity in detecting vulnerable plaques...
  70. ncbi Novel drug-delivery stent: intravascular ultrasound observations from the first human experience with the QP2-eluting polymer stent system
    Y Honda
    Center for Research in Cardiovascular Interventions, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Circulation 104:380-3. 2001
    ..Late lumen loss at the reference sites adjacent to the stent was acceptable and predominantly due to plaque proliferation...
  71. ncbi Radiofrequency ablation of renal transitional cell carcinoma with protective cold saline infusion
    Dietrich Schultze
    Department of Radiology, Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 14:489-92. 2003
    ..Significant injury to the uroepithelium was avoided by the concomitant use of a cold saline infusion into the collecting system of the kidney...
  72. ncbi Comparison of local anesthesia techniques during transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsies
    Brian N Stirling
    Department of Urology, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Urologic Consortium, Metropolitan Hospital of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546, USA
    Urology 60:89-92. 2002
    ..To compare the effectiveness of periprostatic nerve blockade versus intrarectal lidocaine during transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsies...
  73. ncbi Delivered dose and vascular response after beta-radiation for in-stent restenosis: retrospective dosimetry and volumetric intravascular ultrasound analysis
    Yoshihiro Morino
    Center for Research in Cardiovascular Interventions, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, Calif 94305 5637, USA
    Circulation 106:2334-9. 2002
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate the effect of actual delivered dose on vascular changes and to test the appropriateness of the current dose prescription...
  74. ncbi A paclitaxel-eluting stent for the prevention of coronary restenosis
    Seung Jung Park
    Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    N Engl J Med 348:1537-45. 2003
    ..Intimal hyperplasia and resulting restenosis limit the efficacy of coronary stenting. We studied a coronary stent coated with the antiproliferative agent paclitaxel as a means of preventing restenosis...
  75. ncbi Reproducibility of serial intravascular ultrasound measurements in patients with angiographically silent coronary artery disease after heart transplantation
    W Bocksch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, German Heart Institute Berlin, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
    Coron Artery Dis 11:555-62. 2000
    ....
  76. ncbi Long-term outcomes of bifurcation lesions after implantation of drug-eluting stents with the "mini-crush technique"
    Alfredo R Galassi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Systemic Disease, Clinical Division of Cardiology, Ferrarotto Hospital, University of Catania, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:976-83. 2007
    ..To evaluate clinical and angiographic long-term outcome of "the mini-crush" technique for treating bifurcation lesions...
  77. ncbi Incidence and clinical impact of coronary stent fracture after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation
    Jiro Aoki
    Division of Cardiology, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:380-6. 2007
    ..Stent fracture is one of the possible causes of restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) implantation. The aim of our study was to evaluate the prevalence and clinical impact of coronary stent fracture after SES implantation...
  78. ncbi Predictors of edge stenosis following sirolimus-eluting stent deployment (a quantitative intravascular ultrasound analysis from the SIRIUS trial)
    Ryota Sakurai
    Center for Research in Cardiovascular Interventions, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1251-3. 2005
    ..Thus, full lesion coverage and matching the stented segment properly to the adjacent segment using intravascular ultrasound guidance may improve sirolimus-eluting stent implantation efficacy further...
  79. ncbi Percutaneous coronary revascularization using a trilayer metal phosphorylcholine-coated zotarolimus-eluting stent
    Alexandre Abizaid
    Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Cardiol 99:1403-8. 2007
    ..The inhibition of neointima formation as measured by follow-up angiography and IVUS after 4 months suggests therapeutic potential for the reduction of restenosis...
  80. ncbi A randomized comparison of paclitaxel-eluting stents versus bare-metal stents for treatment of unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis
    Andrejs Erglis
    Latvian Center of Cardiology, Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Riga, Latvia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:491-7. 2007
    ....
  81. ncbi Pivotal, randomized U.S. study of the Symbiottrade mark covered stent system in patients with saphenous vein graft disease: eight-month angiographic and clinical results from the Symbiot III trial
    Mark A Turco
    Center for Cardiac and Vascular Research, Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:379-88. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical and angiographic outcomes of the Symbiot ePTFE covered stent versus bare metal stents (BMS) for the treatment of saphenous vein graft (SVG) disease...
  82. ncbi Comparison between sirolimus-eluting stents and intracoronary catheter-based beta radiation for the treatment of in-stent restenosis
    Fausto Feres
    Institute Dante Pazzanese of Cardiology, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Cardiol 96:1656-62. 2005
    ..In conclusion SES implantation for the treatment of ISR was effective and superior to catheter-based IVBT in preventing recurrent neointimal proliferation and angiographic restenosis at 1-year follow-up...
  83. ncbi Pilot study with an intensified oral sirolimus regimen for the prevention of in-stent restenosis in de novo lesions: a serial intravascular ultrasound study
    Aurea J Chaves
    Invasive Cardiology Section, Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:535-40. 2005
    ..Considering the efficacy/safety balance, our results do not encourage further trials evaluating the current protocol for the prevention of in-stent restenosis...
  84. ncbi A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled multicenter clinical trial to evaluate the effects of the angiotensin II receptor blocker candesartan cilexetil on intimal hyperplasia after coronary stent implantation
    Peter W Radke
    Medical Clinic I, RWTH University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Am Heart J 152:761.e1-6. 2006
    ..The AACHEN trial was a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical multicenter trial to evaluate the effects of candesartan cilexetil on intimal hyperplasia after coronary stent implantation...
  85. ncbi Multislice spiral computed tomography for the evaluation of stent patency after left main coronary artery stenting: a comparison with conventional coronary angiography and intravascular ultrasound
    Carlos A G van Mieghem
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 114:645-53. 2006
    ..Multislice computed tomography (MSCT) is a promising technique for noninvasive coronary evaluation. We evaluated the diagnostic performance of high-resolution MSCT to detect ISR after stenting of the LMCA...
  86. ncbi Assessment of potential relationship between wall shear stress and arterial wall response after bare metal stent and sirolimus-eluting stent implantation in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Nobuaki Suzuki
    Division of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Imaging Core Laboratories, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:357-64. 2008
    ..Drug-eluting stents (DES) almost abolish NIH. Conversely, diabetes mellitus amplifies NIH response. The association between WSS and arterial wall response following DES and BMS implantation in diabetic patients remains to be evaluated...
  87. ncbi Effect of everolimus-eluting stents in different vessel sizes (from the pooled FUTURE I and II trials)
    Yoshihiro Tsuchiya
    The Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:464-9. 2006
    ..The EES appears to be effective for treatment of de novo coronary lesions in decreasing neointimal proliferation at 6-month follow-up compared with BMSs, regardless of vessel size...
  88. ncbi Duration of development of symptomatic in-stent restenosis correlates with the stent-to-vessel-diameter ratio: an intravascular ultrasound study
    Christoph Schukro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine II, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Coron Artery Dis 18:507-12. 2007
    ..This study aims to investigate the relation between the duration of development of symptomatic ISR and the relative stent diameter...
  89. ncbi Serial intravascular ultrasonic study of outcomes of coronary culprit lesions with plaque rupture following bare metal stent implantation in patients with angina pectoris
    Seung Ho Hur
    Center for Research in Cardiovascular Interventions, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1394-8. 2007
    ..However, when treated with bare metal stents, the absence/presence of preintervention PR was not found to affect the rate or severity of in-stent restenosis in these culprit lesions...
  90. ncbi Preinterventional peak monocyte count and in-stent intimal hyperplasia after coronary stent implantation in human coronary arteries
    Young Joon Hong
    The Heart Center of Chonnam National University Hospital, Chonnam National University Research Institute of Medical Science, Gwangju, Korea
    Clin Cardiol 28:512-8. 2005
    ..Hypothesis: This study assessed the relationship between preinterventional peak monocyte count and neointimal growth after successful stent implantation...
  91. ncbi Does Carbofilm coating affect in-stent intimal proliferation? A randomized trial comparing Rx multi-link penta and Tecnic Carbostent Stents: SIROCCO Trial
    Didier Carrie
    Cardiology Department, Rangueil Hospital, Toulouse, France
    J Interv Cardiol 20:381-8. 2007
    ....
  92. ncbi Effect of plaque volume on subsequent vessel remodeling at edges of sirolimus-eluting stents
    Tatsuhiko Asano
    Department of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 98:1041-4. 2006
    ..In conclusion, a large amount of plaque at the SES edge may be a risk of negative remodeling at follow-up (stent edge restenosis). It supports the importance of "normal-to-normal" SES deployment...
  93. ncbi High-dose intracoronary irradiation after de novo stent implantation results of the EVEREST (Evaluation of Endoluminal Radiation in Elective Stenting) trial
    Matthias H Geiger
    Department of Radiation Therapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 182:9-15. 2006
    ..This randomized study was designed to compare the efficacy of high-dose coronary beta-radiation after intravascular ultrasound-(IVUS-)guided direct stenting with sham treatment in patients with de novo lesions...
  94. ncbi Restenosis and stent fracture following sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation
    Masanori Okumura
    Division of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Japan
    Circ J 71:1669-77. 2007
    ..Restenosis still occurs, even with the sirolimus-eluting stent (SES), and the precise mechanisms and the impact of stent fracture on restensosis have not yet been elucidated...
  95. ncbi The impact of cutting balloon angioplasty for the treatment of diffuse in-stent restenosis
    Raisuke Iijima
    Division of Cardiology, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, 1 Kanda Izumicho Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, 101 8643, Japan
    J Invasive Cardiol 15:427-31. 2003
    ..To determine the comparable safety and efficacy of cutting balloon angioplasty (CBA) and balloon angioplasty (BA) for diffuse in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
  96. ncbi Persistent inhibition of neointimal hyperplasia after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation: long-term (up to 2 years) clinical, angiographic, and intravascular ultrasound follow-up
    Muzaffer Degertekin
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 106:1610-3. 2002
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate the efficiency of sirolimus-eluting stent implantation for up to 2 years of follow-up...
  97. ncbi Debulking and stenting versus debulking only of coronary artery disease in patients treated with cilostazol (final results of ESPRIT)
    Etsuo Tsuchikane
    Department of Cardiology, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 90:573-8. 2002
    ..Clinical event rates at 1 year were also not significantly different. These results suggest that optimal lesion debulking by DCA does not always need adjunctive stenting if cilostazol is administered...
  98. ncbi Long-term follow-up of incomplete stent apposition in patients who received sirolimus-eluting stent for de novo coronary lesions: an intravascular ultrasound analysis
    Muzaffer Degertekin
    Erasmus MC, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:2747-50. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) findings of ISA in patients who received SES...
  99. ncbi Incidence, mechanism, predictors, and long-term prognosis of late stent malapposition after bare-metal stent implantation
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Cardiac Center, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Circulation 109:881-6. 2004
    ..Predictors and long-term prognosis of late stent malapposition (LSM) after bare-metal stent (BMS) implantation are unknown...
  100. ncbi Intravascular ultrasound findings in the multicenter, randomized, double-blind RAVEL (RAndomized study with the sirolimus-eluting VElocity balloon-expandable stent in the treatment of patients with de novo native coronary artery Lesions) trial
    Patrick W Serruys
    Thoraxcentre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 106:798-803. 2002
    ..The goal of this intravascular ultrasound investigation was to provide a more detailed morphological analysis of the local biological effects of the implantation of a sirolimus-eluting stent compared with an uncoated stent...
  101. ncbi Effect of amlodipine on vascular responses after coronary stenting compared with an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
    Tatsuo Yamazaki
    Division of Cardiology, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 68:328-33. 2004
    ..Prevention of restenosis after coronary stenting is clinically important. We compared amlodipine and quinapril to determine which is more effective in preventing restenosis after stenting...

Research Grants66

  1. Effect of Extended-Release Niacin on Saphenous Vein Graft Atherosclerosis
    Emmanouil Brilakis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  2. Prasugrel for prevention of early saphenous vein graft thrombosis
    Emmanouil Brilakis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  3. 3D CORONARY RECONSTRUCTION AND MULTIMODALITY FUSION
    Shiuh Yung Chen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Simulation Training for Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Catheter Insertion
    LEIGH EVANS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Intraoperative 3T MRI Scanner for Minimally Invasive Therapy
    Ferenc Jolesz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Invasive Assessment of the Coronary Microcirculation
    William Fearon; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. IMAGE GUIDED THERAPY CENTER
    Ferenc Jolesz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Targeting MMPS to Image Atherosclerosis
    Jagat Narula; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The extent of inflammation and MMP expression in the plaques will be ascertained histopathologically. [unreadable] (End of Abstract) [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. ULTRASONIC EVALUATION OF OCULAR TISSUES
    ERNEST FELEPPA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..They will extract detailed tissue information from regions inaccessible to other imaging modalities. The methods will be clinically evaluated in cases of age-related macular generation. ..
  10. NOVEL ULTRASONIC IMAGING OF BRACHYTHERAPY SEEDS
    ERNEST FELEPPA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Technical support in the form of consulting, software, seeds, etc., will be provided by Varian Medical Systems, Inc., which offers a potential path for translating the research results into a commercial product. ..
  11. Visualization and real-time dosimetry for prostate brachytherapy using ultrasound
    Septimiu Salcudean; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..VE-based prostate boundary segmentation will be compared to B-mode images outlined by experts and to magnetic resonance images. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Functional Arterial Changes in Atherogenesis
    Iftikhar Kullo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Ultrasound contrast agent enhances ultarsound assisted thrombolysis in stroke
    Azita Soltani; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Senescense and cerebral oxygenation with acute anemia
    Thomas Floyd; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We propose to study the effect of AIA on cerebral oxygenation and cognition in young and aged spontaneously hypertensive rats. ..
  15. Biomarkers of Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Iftikhar Kullo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Advanced IVUS Imaging with MUTs
    FAHRETTIN L DEGERTEKIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will also serve as a paradigm for a broad range of ultrasound imaging applications that would benefit from advanced transducer technology with integrated electronics. ..
  17. Soft Tissue Biomechanical Behavior During Acupuncture in Low Back Pain
    Helene M Langevin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  18. Identification and Treatment Of Unstable Plaque with OCT
    Mark Brezinski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, we will in parallel attempt to further improve the rabbit hemorrhagic plaque model by inducing angiogenesis, the factor which may ultimately be the trigger of many plaque ruptures. ..
  19. BIOEFFECTS OF GAS BODY ACTIVATION IN MEDICAL ULTRASOUND
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project will examine bioeffects in cells and tissues and show how to safely use ultrasound contrast agents in diagnostic imaging. ..
  20. Mechanism & Efficacy of Assessing Osteoarthritis by OCT
    Mark Brezinski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..5. In patients undergoing microfracture during arthroscopy for the treatment of localized OA, OCT imaging will be performed of adjacent articular cartilage. ..
  21. Advanced Techniques for Assessing Osteoarthritis in Rats
    Mark Brezinski; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..3. Examining the Combination of OCT with the Microawl Therapeutic Technique in a Surgical Rat Model of OA. 4. Examining the Combination of OCT with a Pharmaceutical Intervention in Surgical Rat Model of OA. ..
  22. Quantitative Imaging with High Frequency Ultrasound
    Emad Ebbini; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Obesity, Inflammation and Thrombosis: LOOK AHEAD
    Christie M Ballantyne; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  24. AFM Arrays for Single Molecular Mechanics
    FAHRETTIN DEGERTEKIN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. INTEGRATED ULTRASONIC SYSTEMS FOR NONINVASIVE THERAPY
    ERNEST FELEPPA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results are expected to be incorporated in a systems model of ultrasonic therapy which would permit comprehensive treatment planning and design of future system features. ..
  26. Optical Coherence Tomography for Microsurgical Guidance
    Mark Brezinski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Use structural, polarization, and spectroscopic data to identify sensor vs motor nerves, and 7. guide epineural nerve repair with OCT guidance. ..
  27. Patient-activated Colorectal Cancer Screening in PCP
    Berta Geller; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..By the completion of this project we will have tested the intervention and data collection instruments, and collected the data necessary to plan an intervention trial. ..
  28. Imaging Apoptosis to Detect Unstable Atheromatous Plaque
    Jagat Narula; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The impending surgical intervention will allow histopathological evaluation of the endarterectomy specimens to define potential utility of annexin imaging. ..
  29. UROLOGIC TRAINING PROGRAM FOR PHYSICIANS AND SCIENTISTS
    Michael Chancellor; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The trainees facilities can serve more fellows than will be funded by this training proposal. All the training can be carried out in the more than 55,000 square feet of fully equipped laboratory space available. ..
  30. ULTRASOUND ENHANCEMENT OF CANCER GENE THERAPY
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This research will provide a bridge from the basic research breakthrough to specific therapeutic applications and urgently needed clinical research programs utilizing this novel technology. ..
  31. SPINAL CORD INJURY, METHYLPREDNISOLONE & P GLYCOPROTEIN
    CHRISTOPHER BERNARDS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..4. To determine whether increased spinal cord bioavailability of methylprednisolone decreases secondary damage following spinal cord injury. ..
  32. High Intensity Ultrasound in Gastroenterology
    JOO HWANG; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is anticipated that this work will help to gain a better understanding of the mechanisms of HIFU and its potential role for other GI applications such as tumor therapy. ..
  33. IN VIVO IMAGING OF FORMATION OF HEPATIC METASTASES
    Jonathan Kruskal; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This project will allow identification of a series of in vivo steps that can be used to explore novel diagnostic and therapeutic probes in animal studies. ..
  34. ENHANCED EVALUATION OF FETAL CNS WITH ULTRAFAST MRI
    Deborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Thus the results of this study could significantly decrease morbidity of fetuses with ventriculomegaly. ..
  35. ULTRASONIC EVALUATION OF OCULAR TISSUES
    ERNEST FELEPPA; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Effects of glaucoma medication will be quantified. Simplified, standardized output formats of useful parameters will be derived to foster use of these techniques in ophthalmology. ..
  36. CLINICAL ULTRASONIC CHARACTERIZATION OF THE PROSTATE
    ERNEST FELEPPA; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The efficacy of these presentations will be assessed using standard ROC methods, and the classification techniques underlying them will include non-linear methods of classification such as neural-network tools. ..
  37. Evaluation of Biliary Strictures by IDUS, DIA, and FISH
    Michael Levy; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Significance: The study results have the potential to significantly improve the accurate diagnosis of biliary strictures. Earlier and more definitive diagnosis will translate into improved treatment options. ..
  38. Transrectal Ultrasound Ablation Of The Prostate
    Gabor Fichtinger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The resulting system will be tested on canine subjects and in a limited manner on human patients. The endpoint of the proposed research is a system for which IRB approval can be sought to conduct clinical trials. ..
  39. ADAPTIVE ULTRASONIC BREAST IMAGING
    Gregg Trahey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Proteomic Markers of Arteriosclerosis
    Iftikhar Kullo; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. ULTRASOUND-INDUCED LUNG DAMAGE ASSESSMENT
    WILLIAM O BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The theoretical studies provide a mathematical basis for understanding the basic mechanism so that another approach is available for extrapolating to humans. ..
  42. Prospective Investigation for Pulmonary Embolism Dx III
    Paul Stein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. MR-guided capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer for liver tumor ablation
    Serena Wong; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Novel MRI Contrast Agent for Monitoring Thermal Ablation
    Nathan Mcdannold; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Optical Coherence Tomography for Pulmonary Circulation
    Mark Brezinski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Development of an OCT Imaging Catheter, Aim 2. Assessing the Pulmonary Veins Ablation in an Animal Model, Aim 3. Vascular Assessments In Vitro, Aim 4. OCT Elastography and Aim 5. OCT Imaging will be performed in an Animal Model of PTN. ..
  46. 3D Prostate Cancer Imaging Based on "Crawling Wave" Excitation
    Deborah J Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Successful development of the novel 3D crawling wave imaging technology will be readily applicable to ultrasound scanners and therefore can be widely disseminated. ..
  47. ULTRASOUND ENHANCEMENT OF CANCER GENE THERAPY
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This research will provide a bridge from the basic research breakthrough to specific therapeutic applications and urgently needed clinical research programs utilizing this novel technology. ..
  48. Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound Assessment of Angiogenesis
    Jonathan Lindner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies will also validate the potential use of targeted contrast ultrasound for non-invasively evaluating new pro-angiogenic treatments and for guiding their use in patients. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. ACOUSTICALLY ACTIVATED MICELLAR DRUG DELIVERY
    Natalya Rapoport; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. 3D SONOELASTOGRAPHY IMAGING FOR PROSTATE CANCER
    Deborah Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Year 1: 25 patients) Aim 3: Apply the results of aims 1 and 2 to evaluate the clinical utility of in-vivo prostate cancer detection by sonoelastography. (Years 2-4: 90 patients) ..
  51. PROSPECTIVE INVESTIGATION OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM DX-II
    Paul Stein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..4) The team of investigators is strong, and has collaborated previously in successful research in PE. ..
  52. Structural, Computational and Epidemiologic Analyses of*
    Noah Kauff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. ULTRASONIC SAFETY AND THERAPY IN OPHTHAMALOGY
    ERNEST FELEPPA; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Safety will be determined using calibrated exposures in in-vivo animal eyes and comprehensive follow-up examinations. Results will be disseminated to support continued safety as new systems evolve. ..
  54. Collaborative Urological Research in Spinal Cord Injury
    Michael Chancellor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..f. of fully equipped laboratory and clinical space. This Program is important for the advancement of patient care and basic understanding of SCI and neurogenic bladder dysfunction. ..
  55. ADAPTIVE ULTRASONIC BREAST IMAGING
    Gregg Trahey; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. Liver Cancer Ablation Guidance BY ARFI Imaging
    Gregg Trahey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Significant challenges remain in developing ARFI imaging as an ablation guidance method and in optimizing and assessing its clinical relevance. ..
  57. The Kinetics and Behavior of Hematopoietic Stem cells
    JANIS ABKOWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Broadly, this application uses parabiosis, evolutionary analyses and stochastic simulation, 3 systems biology approaches, to gain insights into the in vivo behavior of HSC. ..
  58. Robot-Aided Liver Ablation Under 3D Ultrasound Guidance
    Michael Choti; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In contrast to those, a specific goal of this project is to demonstrate full functional capability with a simple, lightweight and inexpensive system. ..
  59. BIOMECHANICAL EFFECT OF ACUPUNCTURE NEEDLING
    HELENE LANGEVIN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This will contribute to the fundamental understanding of acupuncture therapy and may lead to improvements in treatments. ..
  60. Cardiac MDCT for Early Triage of Patients with ACS
    Udo Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  61. Randomized trial of doxorubicin beads for arterial embolization of hepatocellular
    Karen Brown; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study is designed to determine the incremental value of arterial chemotherapy, as well as to validate an automated imaging method of assessing response to treatment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  62. Clinical Research Using Non-Fourier 3D Cardiac MRI
    Frank Rybicki; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. MICROVASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION WITH MICROBUBBLES
    Jonathan Lindner; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  64. Pathogenesis of clonal dominance in myelopoliferative d*
    JANIS ABKOWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We anticipate that, once validated, stochastic simulation will be an excellent tool for further studies of the pathogenesis of individual myeloproliferative diseases, disease progression and subclone evolution. ..
  65. IN UTERO TRANSPLANTATION FOR LYSOSOMAL STORAGE DISEASE
    JANIS ABKOWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The investigators are hopeful that these studies will provide alternative approaches for the therapy of lysosomal storage disorders. ..