Frans J Th Wackers MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Diagnostic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

Diagnostic Radiology: Nuclear Cardiology

Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine


Research Interests

Computer Quantification; Heart Disease; Myocardial Perfusion; Radionuclide Imaging; Ventricular Function; Diabetes and heart disease more...


Education

  • M.D., University of Amsterdam, 1970
  • Ph.D., University of Amsterdam, 1970

Selected Publications

  • Tandon S, Wackers FJTh, Inzucchi SE, Bansal S, Staib LH, Chyun DA, Davey JA, Young LH. Gender-based divergence of cardiovascular outcomes in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes. Results from the DIAD study. Diabetes Vasc Dis Res 2012 (in press)
  • Jain M, Nkonde C, Lin BA, Walker A, Wackers FJTh. 85% of maximal age-predicted heart rate is not a valid endpoint for exercise testing. J Nucl Cardiol 18: 1026-1035, 2011.
  • 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 (DIAD) Study. A Post-Hoc Analysis. Diabetes Care 2011; 34:204-209.

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