Publications

Cardiovascular Imaging

  1. Chen J, Fazel R, Ross JS, McNamara RL, Einstein AJ, Al-Mallah M, Krumholz HM, Nallamothu BK. Do imaging studies performed in physician offices increase downstream utilization?: an empiric analysis of cardiac stress testing with imaging. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Jun;4(6):630-7. PMID: 21679898
  2. Dorfman AL, Fazel R, Einstein AJ, Applegate KE, Krumholz HM, Wang Y, Christodoulou E, Chen J, Sanchez R, Nallamothu BK. Use of medical imaging procedures with ionizing radiation in children: a population-based study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 May;165(5):458-64. PMID: 21199972
  3. Chen J, Einstein AJ, Fazel R, Krumholz HM, Wang Y, Ross JS, Ting HH, Shah ND, Nasir K, Nallamothu BK. Cumulative exposure to ionizing radiation from diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac imaging procedures: a population-based analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Aug 24;56(9):702-11. PMID: 20619569
  4. Mu Z, Dobrucki WL, Hu X, Liu Y-H. Recent Progress on SPECT Imaging with Near-field Coded Aperture Collimation: A Small Animal Study. Conference Record of IEEE Nuclear Science and Medical Imaging 2010; Paper # M19-200.
  5. Razavian M, Zhang J, Nie L, Tavakoli S, Razavian N, Dobrucki LW, Sinusas AJ, Edwards DS, Azure M, Sadeghi MM. "Molecular Imaging of Matrix Metalloproteinase Activation to Predict Aneurysm Expansion in vivo",  Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2010, 51:1107-15.
  6. Tavakoli S, Razavian M, Zhang J, Nie L, Marfatia R, Dobrucki DS, Sinusas AJ, Edwards DS, Robinson S, Sadeghi MM. "Monitoring the Progression of Vascular Remodeling and Response to Dietary Modification by Molecular Imaging of Matrix Metalloproteinase Activation", Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 2011, 31:102-109.
  7. Sadeghi MM, et al "Cardiovascular Nuclear Imaging: Balancing Proven Clinical Value and Potential Radiation Risk". Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2011, 52:1162-1165
  8. Razavian M, Zhang J, Nie L, Tavakoli S, Razavian N, Dobrucki LW, Sinusas AJ, Edwards DS, Azure M, Sadeghi MM.  Molecular imaging of matrix metalloproteinase activation to predict murine aneurysm expansion in vivo. J Nucl Med. 51(7):1107-15, 2010 PMID: 20554725
  9. Zhu Y, Papademetris X, Sinusas AJ, Duncan JS. A coupled deformable model for tracking myocardial borders from real-time echocardiography using an incompressibility constraint.  Med Image Anal. 14(3):429-48. 2010 PMID:20350833.
  10. Spinale FG, Mukherjee R, Zavadzkas JA, Koval CN, Bouges S, Stroud RE, Dobrucki LW, Sinusas AJ. Cardiac restricted overexpression of  membrane type-1 matrix metalloproteinase causes adverse myocardial remodeling following myocardial infarction. J Biol Chem 285:30316, 2010 PMID: 20643648
  11. Pearlman PC, Tagare HD, Sinusas AJ, Duncan JS. 3D radio frequency ultrasound cardiac segmentation using a linear predictor. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2010;13(Pt 1):502-9. PMID:20879268.
  12. Suh JW, Scheinost D, Dione DP, Dobrucki LW, Sinusas AJ, Papademetris X. A non-rigid registration method for serial lower extremity hybrid SPECT/CT imaging. Med Image Anal 15:96-111, 2011 PMID:20869902
    Liu YH, Sahul Z, Weyman CA, Dione DP, Dobrucki WL, Mekkaoui C, Brennan MP, Ryder WJ, Sinusas AJ.  Accuracy and Reproducibility of Absolute Quantification of Myocardial Focal Tracer Uptake from Molecularly Targeted SPECT/CT: A Canine Validation. J Nucl Med. 52(3):453-60, 2011 PMID:21321271
  13. Sahul ZH, Mukherjee R, Song J, McAteer J, Stroud RE, Dione DP, Staib L, Papademetris X, Dobrucki LW, Duncan JS, Spinale FG, and Sinusas AJ.  Targeted Imaging of the Spatial and Temporal Variation of Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity in Porcine Model of Post-Infarct Remodeling: Relationship to Myocardial Dysfunction.  Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. April 2011
  14. Hibino N, Villalona G, Pietris N, Duncan DR, Schoffner A, Roh JD, Yi T, Dobrucki LW, Mejias D, Sawh Martinez R, Harrington JK, Sinusas AJ, Krause DS, Kyriakides T, Saltzman WM, Pober JS, Shin'oka T, Breuer CK.  Tissue-engineered vascular grafts form neovessels that arise from regeneration of the adjacent blood vessel. FASEB J. 2011 May 18. PMID:21566209
  15. Buxton DB, Antman M, Danthi N, Dilsizian V, Fayad ZA, Garcia MJ, Jaff MR, Klimas M, Libby P, Nahrendorf M, Sinusas AJ, Wickline SA, Wu JC, Bonow RO, Weissleder R.  Report of the national heart, lung and blood institute working group on the translation of cardiovascular molecular imaging. Circulation. 2011 May 17; 123(19):2157-63. PMID:21576680
  16. Zhang Z, Dione DP, Brown PB, Shapiro EM, Sinusas AJ, Sampath S.  Assessment of early diastolic strain velocity temporal relationships using spatial modulation of magnetization with polarity alternating velocity encoding (SPAMM-PAV). Magn Reason Med. 2011 May 31. PMID:21630348
  17. Sinusas AJ, Thomas JD, Mills G. The future of molecular imaging.  JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Jul:4(7): 799-806. PMID:21757172
  18. Suh JW, Kwon OK, Scheinost D, Sinusas AJ, Cline G, and Papademetris X. Whole body nonrigid CT PET registration using weighted demons. In Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, 2011 IEEE International Symposium on, April 2011.
  19. Pearlman, P.C., Tagare, H.D., Lin, B.A., Sinusas, A.J. & Duncan, J.S. (2011). Segmentation of 3D RF echocardiography using a multiframe spatio-temporal predictor. Proceedings of Information Processing in Medical Imaging 2011, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6801:37-48.
  20. Compas, C.B., Lin, B.A., Sampath, S., Jia, C., Wei, Q., Sinusas, A.J. & Duncan, J.S. (2011). Multi-frame  radial basis functions to combine shape and speckle tracking for cardiac deformation analysis in echocardiography. Proceedings of Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart 2011, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6666:113-120.
  21. Pearlman, P.C., Tagare, H.D., Lin, B.A., Sinusas, A.J. & Duncan, J.S. (2011). Segmentation of 3D RF echocardiography using a joint spatio-temporal predictor and signal intensity model. Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 649-652.
  22. Compas, C.B., Lin, B.A., Sampath, S., Sinusas, A.J. & Duncan, J.S. (2011). Combining shape and speckle tracking for deformation analysis in echocardiography using radial basis functions. Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 1322-1325.
  23. Criscione JM, Sinusas AJ, Fahmy TM. Multimodaltiy/fusion imaging toward imaging of structure and function. Chapter In Stem Cell Labeling for Delivery and Tracking Using Noninvasive Imaging. Edited by Kraitchman DL, and Wu J. CRC Press, London, UK, September 2011 (ISBN: 978-1-4398075-1-4)
  24. Wackers FJTh. Cardiac SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging. Finally up to speed? Editorial Comment. J Am Col Cardiol 2010; 55: 1975-1978.
  25. Cruz-Gonzales I, Chia S, Raffel OC, Sanchez-Ledesma M, Senatore F, Wackers FJTh, Nathan DM, Jang IK. Hyperglycemia on admission predicts larger infarct size in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2010; 88: 97-102.
  26. Bansal S, Wackers FJTh, Inzucchi SE, Chyun DA, Davey JA, Staib LH, Young LH, for the DIAD Investigators. Five-Year Outcomes in High-Risk Participants in the Detection of Ischemia in Asymptomatic Diabetics Study.  A Post-Hoc Analysis. Diabetes Care 34: 204-209, 2011
  27. Maffessanti F, Caiani EG, Tamborini G, Muratori M, Sugeng L, Weinert L, Alamanni F, Zanobini M, Mor-Avi V, Lang RM, Pepi M. Serial changes in left ventricular shape following early mitral valve repair. Am J Cardiol. 2010 Sep 15;106(6):836-42. PMID: 20816125
  28. Cui W, Gambetta K, Zimmerman F, Freter A, Sugeng L, Lang R, Roberson DA. Real-time three-dimensional echocardiographic assessment of left ventricular systolic dyssynchrony in healthy children. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010 Nov;23(11):1153-9. PMID: 20864315
  29. Chandra S, Salgo IS, Sugeng L, Weinert L, Tsang W, Takeuchi M, Spencer KT, O'Connor A, Cardinale M, Settlemier S, Mor-Avi V, Lang RM. Characterization of degenerative mitral valve disease using morphologic analysis of real-time three-dimensional echocardiographic images: objective insight into complexity and planning of mitral valve repair. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Jan;4(1):24-32. PMID: 20884831
  30. Otani K, Takeuchi M, Kaku K, Sugeng L, Yoshitani H, Haruki N, Ota T, Mor-Avi V, Lang RM, Otsuji Y. Assessment of the aortic root using real-time 3D transesophageal echocardiography. Circ J. 2010 Nov 25;74(12):2649-57. PMID: 21084759
  31. Raman J, Jagannathan R, Chandrashekar P, Sugeng L. Can we repair the mitral valve from outside the heart? A novel extra-cardiac approach to functional mitral regurgitation.  Heart Lung Circ. 2011 Mar;20(3):157-62. PMID: 21273121
  32. Kaku K, Takeuchi M, Otani K, Sugeng L, Nakai H, Haruki N, Yoshitani H, Watanabe N, Yoshida K, Otsuji Y, Mor-Avi V, Lang RM. Age- and gender-dependency of left ventricular geometry assessed with real-time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography.  J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 May;24(5):541-7. PMID: 21345649
  33. Maffessanti F, Marsan NA, Tamborini G, Sugeng L, Caiani EG, Gripari P, Alamanni F, Jeevanandam V, Lang RM, Pepi M. Quantitative analysis of mitral valve apparatus in mitral valve prolapse before and after annuloplasty: a three-dimensional intraoperative transesophageal study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Apr;24(4):405-13. PMID: 21353470
  34. Roberson DA, Cui W, Patel D, Tsang W, Sugeng L, Weinert L, Bharati S, Lang RM. Three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography of atrial septal defect: a qualitative and quantitative anatomic study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Jun;24(6):600-10. PMID: 21477991
  35. Chandra S, Salgo IS, Sugeng L, Weinert L, Settlemier SH, Mor-Avi V, Lang RM. A Three-Dimensional Insight into the Complexity of Flow Convergence in Mitral Regurgitation: Adjunctive Benefit of Anatomic Regurgitant Orifice Area.  Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2011 Jun 10. PMID: 21666109
  36. Zhuang ZW, Shi J, Rhodes JM, Tsapakos MJ, Simons M. Challenging the Surgical Rodent Hindlimb Ischemia Model with the Miniinterventional Technique. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Apr 2. PMID: 21459613
  37. Russell RR, Abbott BG, Arrighi JA, Blankstein R, Cohen MC, Faber TL, Mahmarian JJ, Miller EJ, Shaw L, Soman P, Travin M. Highlights of the 2010 Scientific Session of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 18:177-184, 2011.