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Coronary CT Angiography Features of Ruptured and High-Risk Atherosclerotic Plaques: Correlation With Intra-Vascular Ultrasound.
Posted Date: 12/26/2017 6:23:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - December 30, 2017 - Vol. 46 - No. 1
Author(s): Kevin Kalisz, MD
Traditional coronary CT findings demonstrate relatively poor sensitivity in identifying ruptured plaques. Novel CT metrics analyzing fibrous and necrotic components of plaques can better distinguish high- from low-risk plaques.
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Thoracic Aorta Calcification but Not Inflammation Is Associated With Increased Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Results of the CAMONA Study.
Posted Date: 10/27/2017 2:12:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - October 30, 2017 - Vol. 45 - No. 10
Author(s): Shayne Squires, MD
Calcium metabolism and calcium burden in the aorta are related to cardiovascular risk, but inflammation as assessed by FDG PET is less associated.
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Detection of Atherosclerotic Inflammation by 68Ga-DOTATATE PET Compared to [18F]FDG PET Imaging.
Posted Date: 9/28/2017 2:14:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - September 30, 2017 - Vol. 45 - No. 9
Author(s): Shayne Squires, MD
The somatostatin receptor PET imaging agent 68 Ga-DOTATATE can be used to detect high-risk coronary artery lesions.
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Triple Rule-Out Computed Tomography for Risk Stratification of Patients With Acute Chest Pain.
Posted Date: 9/28/2017 2:14:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - September 30, 2017 - Vol. 45 - No. 9
Author(s): Nicholas L. Fulton, MD
Positive triple rule-out (TRO) CTs are associated with higher clinical risk scores compared to negative TRO-CTs.
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Prognostic Value of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging With CZT SPECT Camera in Patients Suspected for Coronary Artery Disease.
Posted Date: 8/29/2017 8:50:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - August 30, 2017 - Vol. 45 - No. 8
Author(s): Shayne Squires, MD
For patients with a normal stress myocardial perfusion study acquired on a newer-generation camera with cadmium zinc telluride detectors, the annual rate of cardiac death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, or late revascularization is <1%.
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Can the Unenhanced Phase Be Eliminated From Dual-Phase CT Angiography for Chest Pain? Implications for Diagnostic Accuracy in Acute Aortic Intramural Hematoma.
Posted Date: 12/22/2014 4:41:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - December 30, 2014 - Vol. 42 - No. 7
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
Association Between C-Reactive Protein and Type of Coronary Arterial Plaque in Asymptomatic Patients: Assessment With Coronary CT Angiography.
Posted Date: 10/22/2014 9:02:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - October 30, 2014 - Vol. 42 - No. 5
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
Higher serum C-reactive protein levels are associated with noncalcified atherosclerotic plaque as seen on coronary CT angiography.
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Contrast-Enhanced Radial 3D Fat-Suppressed T1-Weighted Gradient-Recalled Echo Sequence Versus Conventional Fat-Suppressed Contrast-Enhanced T1-Weighted Studies of the Head and Neck.
Posted Date: 10/22/2014 9:02:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - October 30, 2014 - Vol. 42 - No. 5
Author(s): Sebastian Sadowski, MD
Radial-VIBE sequence has improved motion robustness and image quality as compared with conventional T1-weighted fat-suppressed imaging.
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Collateral Vessel Opacification With CT in Patients With Coronary Total Occlusion and Its Relationship With Downstream Myocardial Infarction.
Posted Date: 6/24/2014 4:44:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - June 30, 2014 - Vol. 41 - No. 12
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
Well-developed distal collaterals in a region of coronary artery total occlusion on CT angiography correlate with a lower frequency and extent of downstream myocardial infarction on cardiac MRI.
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MRI and MR Angiography Findings to Differentiate Jugular Venous Reflux From Cavernous Dural Arteriovenous Fistula.
Posted Date: 5/20/2014 7:27:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - May 30, 2014 - Vol. 41 - No. 11
Author(s): Sebastian Sadowski, MD
MRI and MRA can differentiate jugular venous reflux from cavernous dural arteriovenous fistula.
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Prognostic Value of PET Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Obese Patients.
Posted Date: 5/20/2014 7:27:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - May 30, 2014 - Vol. 41 - No. 11
Author(s): Shayne Squires, MD
PET myocardial perfusion imaging abnormalities predict an increased risk of cardiac events irrespective of clinical variables in obese as well as normal weight patients.
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Interventional Management of High-Flow Vascular Malformations.
Posted Date: 9/30/2013 9:38:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - September 30, 2013 - Vol. 41 - No. 2
Author(s): Abhishek Kumar, MD

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National Lung Screening Trial: Variability in Nodule Detection Rates in Chest CT Studies.
Posted Date: 9/30/2013 9:38:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - September 30, 2013 - Vol. 41 - No. 2
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
There was considerable variability in the false-positive rate of different radiologists for finding lung cancer in the National Lung Screening Trial, and a higher false-positive rate was associated with a modestly increased sensitivity for finding lung cancer.
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Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy After Heart Transplantation: Electrocardiographically Gated Cardiac CT Angiography for Assessment.
Posted Date: 8/28/2013 8:34:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - August 30, 2013 - Vol. 41 - No. 1
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
Compared with invasive coronary angiography, cardiac CT angiography has high sensitivity and specificity and excellent negative predictive value for diagnosing cardiac allograft vasculopathy in heart transplant patients.
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Imaging After Direct and Indirect Extracranial-Intracranial Bypass Surgery.
Posted Date: 7/26/2013 2:37:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - July 30, 2013 - Vol. 40 - No. 12
Author(s): Sebastian Sadowski, MD
Imaging plays a significant role in the evaluation of patients after extracranial-intracranial surgery.
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Anomalous Origin of the Right Coronary Artery From the Left Coronary Sinus With an Interarterial Course: Subtypes and Clinical Importance.
Posted Date: 1/26/2012 9:26:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - January 30, 2012 - Vol. 39 - No. 4
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
The prevalence of having a major adverse cardiac event is significantly higher in patients with anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the left coronary sinus with a high interarterial course rather than a low interarterial course.
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Arterial Closure Devices Versus Manual Compression for Femoral Haemostasis in Interventional Radiological Procedures: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Posted Date: 8/30/2011 5:58:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - August 30, 2011 - Vol. 38 - No. 11
Author(s): Waseem A. Bhatti, MD
There is no evidence that arterial closure devices are safer than manual compression in interventional radiology procedures.
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Tetralogy of Fallot: Impact of the Excursion of the Interventricular Septum on Left Ventricular Systolic Function and Fibrosis After Surgical Repair.
Posted Date: 5/25/2011 8:43:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - May 30, 2011 - Vol. 38 - No. 8
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD

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Central Venous Line Placement in the Superior Vena Cava and the Azygos Vein: Differentiation on Posteroanterior Chest Radiographs.
Posted Date: 4/27/2011 2:21:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - April 30, 2011 - Vol. 38 - No. 7
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
On chest x-ray, a lateral view can be omitted when the tip of a central line lies at least 15 mm caudal to the cephalic edge of the right main bronchus and the distal tip does not have a curved end or down-the-barrel appearance as these lines lie within the superior vena cava.
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