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The Importance of Imaging Assessment Before Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta

H. Rousseau, V. Chabbert, M.A. Maracher, O. El Aassar, J. Auriol, P. Massabuau, R. Moreno
2009 European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery  
Indications for and experience with placement of endovascular stent grafts in the thoracic aorta are still evolving.  ...  MDCT angiography allows the comprehensive evaluation of thoracic lesions in terms of morphological features and extent, presence of thrombus, relationship with adjacent structures and branches as well  ...  A timing-bolus scan, automatic detection of contrast bolus passage, and, more frequently, MR imaging fluoroscopy, are used to ensure correct timing. 7 In case of dissection, as for CT, a routine use  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejvs.2009.06.017 pmid:19656695 fatcat:yh4zad7ppvbfjb3uomgg7vaade

MDCT evaluation of acute aortic syndrome (AAS)

Tullio Valente, Giovanni Rossi, Francesco Lassandro, Gaetano Rea, Maurizio Marino, Maurizio Muto, Antonio Molino, Mariano Scaglione
2016 British Journal of Radiology  
In this context, current state-of-the art multidetector CT (MDCT) is actually the gold standard in the emergency setting because of its intrinsic diagnostic value.  ...  of aortic dissection, intramural haematoma, penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer and unstable aortic aneurysm or contained aortic rupture.  ...  to detect this type of dissection.  ... 
doi:10.1259/bjr.20150825 pmid:27033344 pmcid:PMC4985458 fatcat:4nyulkgp4je6tagbio72ookagu

The Incidence and Anatomy of Accessory Pudendal Arteries as Depicted on Multidetector-Row CT Angiography: Clinical Implications of Preoperative Evaluation for Laparoscopic and Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

Beom Jin Park, Deuk Jae Sung, Min Ju Kim, Sung Bum Cho, Yun Hwan Kim, Kyoo Byung Chung, Seok Ho Kang, Jun Cheon
2009 Korean Journal of Radiology  
of APAs as detected on multidetector-row CT (MDCT) angiography and have provided a detailed anatomical description.  ...  Conclusion: APAs are more frequently detected by the use of MDCT angiography than as suggested by previous surgical studies.  ...  Semi-automatic vessel segmentation of accessory pudendal artery (A), Automatic curved multiplanar reformation image (B), maximum-intensity-projection reconstruction image (C) and volume rendering image  ... 
doi:10.3348/kjr.2009.10.6.587 pmid:19885315 pmcid:PMC2770828 fatcat:z4niwyckynh3nfcsgrrjtdfbau

Noncoronary Applications of Cardiac Multidetector Row Computed Tomography

Laurens F. Tops, Subramaniam C. Krishnàn, Joanne D. Schuijf, Martin J. Schalij, Jeroen J. Bax
2008 JACC Cardiovascular Imaging  
In this article, the role of MDCT in the noninvasive evaluation of cardiac structure and function is discussed.  ...  In addition, MDCT may provide anatomical visualization of heart valves.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors acknowledge the assistance of J. M. Van Werkhoven in preparing the figures.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jcmg.2007.10.011 pmid:19356412 fatcat:4izj4oc7lzbrxe23v7krp5zuwe

NASCI Abstracts

J.H.C. Reiber
2007 The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging  
Method and materials 25 subjects (11 with aneurysm, four with dissection, five post-grafting, five controls) underwent MDCT imaging of the thoracic aorta.  ...  MDCT coronary angiography enables to assess the length, depth, and precise location of the tunneled coronary segment.  ...  In vivo quantitative and qualitative comparisons of coronary angiography and ventriculography were performed in a swine model.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10554-006-9194-4 fatcat:vlkwythevjdt5ewacz5ut5xgom

Diagnostic Testing

2007 Journal of the American College of Cardiology  
throughout the cardiac cycle, resulting in 6 time curves of regional wall thickening over time, from which the time interval between the R wave and maximum wall thickening was measured (fig 2) .  ...  To assess the myocardial contractile function, the average of negative longitudinal strain of 6 segments on apical 4 chamber view (2DS L ), the average of radial and circumferential strain of 6 segments  ...  Average Hounsfield units were measured in a 1 cm 2 (0.9-1.4 cm 2 ) region of interest in the LAA and ascending aorta (AA) in the same slice and a LAA/AA ratio was generated.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2007.01.038 fatcat:4awusqxpqvhsxjy3mvtt266yjq

Three-dimensional imaging in the context of minimally invasive and transcatheter cardiovascular interventions using multi-detector computed tomography: from pre-operative planning to intra-operative guidance

P. Schoenhagen, U. Numburi, S. S. Halliburton, P. Aulbach, M. von Roden, M. Y. Desai, L. L. Rodriguez, S. R. Kapadia, E. M. Tuzcu, B. W. Lytle
2010 European Heart Journal  
It is emphasized that the role of imaging guidance in this context remains unclear and will need to be evaluated in clinical trials.  ...  This review describes the continuum of applications from pre-operative planning to procedural integration, based on the emerging experience with computed tomography and rotational angiography, respectively  ...  cm of right ventricle or aorta to the chest wall (24%).  ... 
doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehq302 pmid:20797981 fatcat:qg2g7llxbfaapgrp7chprk2lg4

Cardiovascular imaging 2016 in the International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging

Johan H. C. Reiber, Johan De Sutter, Paul Schoenhagen, Arthur E. Stillman, Nico R. L. Vande Veire
2017 The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging  
The role of dual-energy CT angiography (DE-CTA) for imaging of the aorta was evaluated [75] .  ...  [41] found that a semi-automatic longitudinal strain analysis useful for evaluating LV and RV dysfunction for a variety of pathologies. Markl et al.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10554-017-1111-5 pmid:28315986 pmcid:PMC5406479 fatcat:s4diuagywzha3pnp4prhnu7aea

B - Scientific Sessions

2010 Insights into Imaging  
Results: In all patients, the entire pancreas was completely covered by the 16 cm scan field. Automatic image registration failed in two patients and manual adjustments were needed.  ...  Conclusion: Perfusion imaging of the whole pancreas allows for discrimination between changes in pancreatic oedema and necrosis in early phase of severe acute pancreatitis.  ...  B-524 11:06 Semi-automatic segmentation of liver lesions in MSCT: Impact of slice thickness on segmentation quality, measurement precision and interobserver variability M. Puesken, B. Buerke, R.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13244-010-0011-1 pmid:23099631 pmcid:PMC3534347 fatcat:yfnq3lgteja2lfjl66ivdfnoum

Influence of Coronary Artery Diameter on Intracoronary Transluminal Attenuation Gradient During CT Angiography

Eun-Ah Park, Whal Lee, Sang Joon Park, Yeo Koon Kim, Ho Young Hwang
2016 JACC Cardiovascular Imaging  
BACKGROUND Recent studies have reported promising results of TAG in detecting significant stenosis.  ...  In a separate clinical study, TAGs and TDGs of 152 coronary arteries from 62 patients who underwent 320-row area detector computed tomography coronary angiography and invasive angiography were measured  ...  REPRINT REQUESTS AND CORRESPONDENCE: Dr. Whal Lee, Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongon-Dong, Chongno-Gu, Seoul 110-744, Republic of Korea.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jcmg.2015.10.028 pmid:27372017 fatcat:gcequa4z6jgbpjrscigvjfcyfa

Coronary CT and the Coronary Calcium Score, the Future of ED Risk Stratification?

Leticia Fernandez-Friera, Ana Garcia-Alvarez, Gabriela Guzman, Mario J. Garcia
2012 Current Cardiology Reviews  
This article reviews the role of coronary artery calcium score and the coronary computed tomography in the assessment of individual coronary risk and their usefulness in the emergency department in facilitating  ...  Recent improvement in non-invasive imaging technologies could potentially improve both diagnostic efficiency and clinical outcomes of patients with acute chest pain while reducing unnecessary hospitalizations  ...  Example of semi-automatic quantification of coronary vessel stenosis and plaque characterization using dedicated software (Philips, Brillance 64).  ... 
doi:10.2174/157340312801784989 pmid:22708911 pmcid:PMC3406277 fatcat:v4jlyw2zgnadzi7sshk4b7gage

11th International Conference of Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging

2013 Journal of Nuclear Cardiology  
The author's names and details were not known at any point in time during the grading process.  ...  Acknowledgements The Programme Committee for the International Conference of Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the following individuals who served as Abstract  ...  Second, vessel wall and lumen were automatically segmented. Finally, an automatic lesion detection algorithm identified all lesions in the coronary tree.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12350-013-9685-3 pmid:23640475 fatcat:5cpg2zftcfhnlcfope6cbmtm3m

Recent developments in cardiac CT

Noortje van der Bijl, Jacob Geleijns, Raoul MS Joemai, Jeroen J Bax, Joanne D Schuijf, Albert de Roos, Lucia JM Kroft
2011 Imaging in Medicine  
REVIEW With the introduction of 64-multidetector row CT, coronary CT angiography has become a clinical tool, owing to improved image quality and reduced breath-hold time, and contrast and radiation dose  ...  Nowadays, cardiac CT is widely used in clinical practice for various indications and patient groups. In this article, recent technical developments are presented.  ...  To obtain volumetric measurements, endocardial contours are drawn manually or (semi-) automatically, usually in short-axis view or axial orientation.  ... 
doi:10.2217/iim.11.7 fatcat:sadj5t47m5hpdppopzagn64gpi

Management of peripheral arterial disease: Role of computed tomography angiography and magnetic resonance angiography

Gilles Soulez, Eric Therasse, Marie-France Giroux, Louis Bouchard, Patrick Gilbert, Pierre Perreault, Guy Cloutier, Vincent L. Oliva
2011 La Médicale  
With advanced 3D visualisation, image post-processing and vessel wall-imaging, these technologies are now almost replacing diagnostic angiography that is now mainly indicated in case of suboptimal computed  ...  In the PARTNER study, the incidence of PAD in a large population of more than 70-year-old and 50 to 69-year-old with a history of smoking or diabetes was estimated at 29%.  ...  Overstaging occurred in 8% of segments and understaging in 15%.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lpm.2010.10.037 pmid:21752572 fatcat:e6pore6tbjev7hdfcoffv4pqwm

In Vitro Angioplasty of Atherosclerotic Human Femoral Arteries: Analysis of the Geometrical Changes in the Individual Tissues Using MRI and Image Processing

Martin Auer, Rudolf Stollberger, Peter Regitnig, Franz Ebner, Gerhard A. Holzapfel
2010 Annals of Biomedical Engineering  
We use a semi-automatic image processing tool to extract the three-dimensional (3D) geometries of the tissue components at four characteristic stages of the angioplasty procedure.  ...  The vessel segments contain low-grade to high-grade lesions with very different plaque compositions. The experiments are designed to mimic the in vivo situation.  ...  Portugaller from the Medical University Graz for his support, contributions to the experiments, and for his advice regarding balloon angioplasty.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10439-010-9954-0 pmid:20148308 fatcat:vdgy5qayufcgve4hrwpdipv73u
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