Selected Publications on Cardiac Imaging

> Abdelbaky A, Tawakol A. Noninvasive Positron Emission Tomography Imaging of Coronary Arterial Inflammation. Curr Cardiovasc Imaging Rep. 2011 Feb 1;4(1):41-49.

> Fifer KM, Qadir S, Subramanian S, Vijayakumar J, Figueroa AL, Truong QA, Hoffman U, Brady TJ, Tawakol A. Positron emission tomography measurement of periodontal (18)f-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake is associated with histologically determined carotid plaque inflammation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Feb 22;57(8):971-6.

> Gurm GS, Tawakol A. Beyond stenosis: further progress in multi-modal evaluation of carotid disease. J Nucl Cardiol. 2011 Apr;18(2):204-6. No abstract available.

> Rogers IS, Tawakol A. Imaging of coronary inflammation with FDG-PET: feasibility and clinical hurdles. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2011 Apr;13(2):138-44.

> Marincheva-Savcheva G, Subramanian S, Qadir S, Figueroa A, Truong Q, Vijayakumar J, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Tawakol A. Imaging of the Aortic Valve Using Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography: Increased Valvular Fluorodeoxyglucose Uptake in Aortic Stenosis. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2011;57;2507-2515

> Bamberg F, Sommer WH, Hoffmann V, Achenbach S, Nikolaou K, Conen D, Reiser MF, Hoffmann U, Becker CR. Meta-analysis and systematic review of the long-term predictive value of assessment of coronary atherosclerosis by contrast-enhanced coronary computed tomography angiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Jun 14;57(24):2426-36.

> Schlett CL, Banerji D, Siegel E, Bamberg F, Lehman SJ, Ferencik M, Brady TJ, Nagurney JT, Hoffmann U, Truong QA. Prognostic Value of CT Angiography for Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients With Acute Chest Pain From the Emergency Department 2-Year Outcomes of the ROMICAT Trial. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 May;4(5):481-91.

> Rogers IS, Banerji D, Siegel EL, Truong QA, Ghoshhajra BB, Irlbeck T, Abbara S, Gupta R, Benenstein RJ, Choy G, Avery LL, Novelline RA, Bamberg F, Brady TJ, Nagurney JT, Hoffmann U. Usefulness of comprehensive cardiothoracic computed tomography in the evaluation of acute undifferentiated chest discomfort in the emergency department (CAPTURE). Am J Cardiol. 2011 Mar 1;107(5):643-50. Epub 2011 Jan 17.

> Bamberg F, Truong QA, Koenig W, Schlett CL, Nasir K, Butler J, Kurtz E, Nikolaou K, Hoffmann U, Januzzi JL Jr. Differential associations between blood biomarkers of inflammation, oxidation, and lipid metabolism with varying forms of coronary atherosclerotic plaque as quantified by coronary CT angiography. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]

> Marincheva-Savcheva G , Subramanian S, Qadir  S, Figueroa A , Truong Q , Vijayakumar J, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Tawakol A. Imaging of the Aortic Valve using 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography: Increased Valvular FDG Uptake in Aortic Stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Jun 21;57(25):2507-15.

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Selected Publications of the Framingham Heart Study

> Samelson EJ, Christiansen BA, Demissie S, Broe KE, Zhou Y, Meng CA, Yu W, Cheng X, O'Donnell CJ, Hoffmann U, Genant HK, Kiel DP, Bouxsein ML. Reliability of vertebral fracture assessment using multidetector CT lateral scout views: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study. Osteoporos Int. 2011 Apr;22(4):1123-31. Epub 2010 May 21.

> Cheng S, Cohen KS, Shaw SY, Larson MG, Hwang SJ, McCabe EL, Martin RP, Klein RJ, Hashmi B, Hoffmann U, Fox CS, Vasan RS, O'Donnell CJ, Wang TJ. Association of colony-forming units with coronary artery and abdominal aortic calcification. Circulation. 2010 Sep 21;122(12):1176-82. Epub 2010 Sep 7.

> Debette S, Beiser A, Hoffmann U, Decarli C, O'Donnell CJ, Massaro JM, Au R, Himali JJ, Wolf PA, Fox CS, Seshadri S. Visceral fat is associated with lower brain volume in healthy middle-aged adults. Ann Neurol. 2010 Aug;68(2):136-44.

> McKeown NM, Troy LM, Jacques PF, Hoffmann U, O'Donnell CJ, Fox CS. Whole- and refined-grain intakes are differentially associated with abdominal visceral and subcutaneous adiposity in healthy adults: the Framingham Heart Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Nov;92(5):1165-71. Epub 2010 Sep 29.

> Thanassoulis G, Massaro JM, Hoffmann U, Mahabadi AA, Vasan RS, O'Donnell CJ, Fox CS. Prevalence, distribution, and risk factor correlates of high pericardial and intrathoracic fat depots in the Framingham heart study. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Sep 1;3(5):559-66. Epub 2010 Jun 4.

> Thanassoulis G, Massaro JM, O'Donnell CJ, Hoffmann U, Levy D, Ellinor PT, Wang TJ, Schnabel RB, Vasan RS, Fox CS, Benjamin EJ. Pericardial fat is associated with prevalent atrial fibrillation: the Framingham Heart Study. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Aug 1;3(4):345-50. Epub 2010 Jun 17.

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Selected Publications on Image Processing and Computational Techniques

> Ambwani S, Karl WC, Tawakol A, Pien H. Joint cardiac and respiration motion correction and super-resolution reconstruction in coronary PET/CT. IEEE Int’l Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (Chicago, IL), March 2011

> Singh S, Kalra MK, Gilman MD, Hsieh J, Pien H, Digumarthy SR, Shepard JA. Adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction technique for radiation dose reduction in chest CT: a pilot study. Radiology, 2011, 259(2), 565-73.

> Do S, Singh S, Kalra MK, Karl WC, Brady TJ, Pien H. High-order noise analysis for low dose iterative image reconstruction methods: ASIR, IRIS, and MBAI. 2011 SPIE Medical Imaging Conference: Physics of Medical Imaging (Orlando, FL), Feb 2011.

> Do S, Karl WC, Pien H. A novel hybrid algorithm for accelerating CT reconstructions and improving low-dose image quality. IEEE Int’l Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (Chicago, IL), March 2011.

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Selected Publication of the Committee Statements

> Douglas PS, Hendel RC, Cummings JE, Dent JM, Hodgson JM, Hoffmann U, Horn RJ, 3rd, Hundley WG, Kahn CE, Jr., Martin GR, Masoudi FA, Peterson ED, Rosenthal GL, Solomon H, Stillman AE, Teague SD, Thomas JD, Tilkemeier PL, Weigold WG. ACCF/ACR/AHA/ASE/ASNC/HRS/NASCI/RSNA/SAIP/SCAI/SCCT/SCMR 2008 Health Policy Statement on Structured Reporting in Cardiovascular Imaging. Circulation. 2009;119:187-200.