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Coronary CT Angiography: Use in Patients With Chest Pain Presenting to Emergency Departments.
Posted Date: 4/26/2018 5:20:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - April 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 6
Author(s): Kevin Kalisz, MD
Despite the growing evidence for coronary CT angiography in the emergency department setting for patients with chest pain, it is relatively underutilized in comparison to nuclear medicine myocardial perfusion imaging and stress echocardiography.
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Influence of Irregular Heart Rhythm on Radiation Exposure, Image Quality and Diagnostic Impact of Cardiac Computed Tomography Angiography in 4,339 Patients. Data From the German Cardiac Computed Tomography Registry.
Posted Date: 2/26/2018 7:38:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - February 28, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 3
Author(s): Kevin Kalisz, MD
For patients with irregular heart rhythm undergoing coronary CT angiography, there was no significant change in the rate of downstream stress testing or invasive angiography suggesting coronary CT angiography may still offer useful information in these patients.
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Epicardial Adipose Tissue Density and Volume Are Related to Subclinical Atherosclerosis, Inflammation and Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Asymptomatic Subjects.
Posted Date: 1/29/2018 9:07:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - January 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 2
Author(s): Kevin Kalisz, MD
Lower epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) density and higher EAT volume measured at coronary calcium CT are associated with early atherosclerosis, serum inflammatory markers, and major adverse cardiac events.
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Remote Reading of Coronary CTA Exams Using a Tablet Computer: Utility for Stenosis Assessment and Identification of Coronary Anomalies.
Posted Date: 5/26/2016 7:09:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - May 30, 2016 - Vol. 44 - No. 3
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
Coronary CT angiography interpretation on a tablet computer is feasible and has no negative effect on coronary stenosis assessment.
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Subprosthetic Pannus After Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery: Cardiac CT Findings and Clinical Features.
Posted Date: 9/28/2015 6:53:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - September 30, 2015 - Vol. 43 - No. 6
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD

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Coronary In-Stent Restenosis: Assessment With Corrected Coronary Opacification Difference Across Coronary Stents Measured With CT Angiography.
Posted Date: 5/28/2015 8:23:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - May 30, 2015 - Vol. 43 - No. 1
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
The corrected coronary opacification difference across coronary stents can help identify in-stent restenosis and is related to in-stent restenosis severity even in stents <3 mm in diameter.
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Outcomes of Anatomical Versus Functional Testing for Coronary Artery Disease.
Posted Date: 4/28/2015 1:38:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - April 30, 2015 - Vol. 42 - No. 12
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
Symptomatic patients suspected of having coronary artery disease and who required noninvasive testing had no significant difference in outcomes over a median follow-up period of 2 years with coronary CT angiography versus functional testing.
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Prevalence and Types of Coronary Artery Fistulas Detected With Coronary CT Angiography.
Posted Date: 9/23/2014 8:34:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - September 15, 2014 - Vol. 42 - No. 3
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD

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Myocardial CT Perfusion Imaging and SPECT for the Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease: A Head-to-Head Comparison From the CORE320 Multicenter Diagnostic Performance Study.
Posted Date: 8/21/2014 7:20:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - August 30, 2014 - Vol. 42 - No. 2
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD

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Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring to Exclude Flow-Limiting Coronary Artery Disease in Symptomatic Stable Patients at Low or Intermediate Risk.
Posted Date: 10/30/2013 7:19:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - October 30, 2013 - Vol. 41 - No. 3
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
The lack of coronary calcification in stable patients with low or intermediate risk for coronary artery disease helps exclude obstructive coronary stenoses.
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Progression of Arterial Stiffness and Coronary Atherosclerosis: Longitudinal Evaluation by Cardiac CT.
Posted Date: 4/30/2013 6:54:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - April 30, 2013 - Vol. 40 - No. 9
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
Changes in coronary atherosclerosis and aortic stiffness parallel each other over time, with the progression of one associated with the progression of the other.
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The Rate of Resolution of Clot Burden Measured by Pulmonary CT Angiography in Patients With Acute Pulmonary Embolism.
Posted Date: 4/30/2013 6:54:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - April 30, 2013 - Vol. 40 - No. 9
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
Pulmonary embolism clot burden completely resolved in 77% of patients who had follow-up pulmonary CTAs, and clots demonstrated faster resolution in the peripheral arteries than in the central pulmonary arteries.
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Subintimal Recanalization of Peripheral Chronic Occlusive Arterial Disease With Modified Transseptal Needle.
Posted Date: 3/25/2013 4:58:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - March 30, 2013 - Vol. 40 - No. 8
Author(s): Abhishek Kumar, MD
A modified transseptal needle may be effectively used to re-enter the true lumen during subintimal recanalization of chronic peripheral arterial occlusions.
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Coronary CT Angiography versus Conventional Cardiac Angiography for Therapeutic Decision Making in Patients With High Likelihood of Coronary Artery Disease.
Posted Date: 11/29/2012 4:19:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - November 30, 2012 - Vol. 40 - No. 3
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
In high-risk patients, coronary CTA has similar performance to invasive catheterization in determining which patients require revascularization and whether percutaneous coronary intervention or coronary artery bypass grafting is indicated.
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Incremental Prognostic Value of Different Components of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque at Cardiac CT Angiography Beyond Coronary Calcification in Patients With Acute Chest Pain.
Posted Date: 9/27/2012 9:41:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - September 30, 2012 - Vol. 40 - No. 1
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
Cardiac CT angiography has a strong prognostic value for future cardiac events in patients who present with acute chest pain but do not have an acute coronary syndrome upon presentation.
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CT Angiography for Safe Discharge of Patients With Possible Acute Coronary Syndromes.
Posted Date: 7/27/2012 4:32:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - July 15, 2012 - Vol. 39 - No. 10
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD
For low- to intermediate-risk patients presenting with chest pain, a coronary CT angiography-based strategy allows for a safe, quicker discharge from the emergency department.
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Stable Angina Pectoris: Head-to-Head Comparison of Prognostic Value of Cardiac CT and Exercise Testing.
Posted Date: 11/29/2011 6:23:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - November 30, 2011 - Vol. 39 - No. 2
Author(s): Vineet R. Jain, MD

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Chemoembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Multivariate Analysis of Predicting Factors for Tumor Response and Survival in a 362-Patient Cohort.
Posted Date: 10/25/2011 10:47:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - October 30, 2011 - Vol. 39 - No. 1
Author(s): Waseem A. Bhatti, MD

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