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Comparison of Framingham risk score and chest-CT identified coronary artery calcification in breast cancer patients to predict cardiovascular events.

Int J Cardiol 2019 Aug 23;289:138-143. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

University of Ottawa, Department of Medicine (Division of Cardiology), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.01.056DOI Listing
August 2019

Differences in left ventricular measurements: Attenuation versus contour based methods.

J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2019 Aug 7. Epub 2019 Aug 7.

Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin St, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4W7, Canada; Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine, 451 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8M5, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcct.2019.08.003DOI Listing
August 2019

Early LV remodelling patterns in overweight and obesity: Feasibility of cardiac CT to detect early geometric left ventricular changes.

Obes Res Clin Pract 2019 Aug 12. Epub 2019 Aug 12.

University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Division of Cardiology, Canada; University of Ottawa, Department of Radiology, The Ottawa Hospital, Medical Imaging and The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2019.07.002DOI Listing
August 2019

Dynamic Stress Perfusion CT: 2 Out of 3 Ain't Bad?

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Jul 18;12(7 Pt 2):1388-1391. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2018.06.002DOI Listing
July 2019

Complementary pre-operative risk assessment using coronary computed tomography angiography and nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging in non-cardiac surgery: A VISION-CTA sub-study.

J Nucl Cardiol 2019 Jul 15. Epub 2019 Jul 15.

Department of Medicine (Cardiology and Nuclear Medicine), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4W7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-019-01779-9DOI Listing
July 2019

Diagnosis of obstructive coronary artery disease using computed tomography angiography in patients with stable chest pain depending on clinical probability and in clinically important subgroups: meta-analysis of individual patient data.

BMJ 2019 06 12;365:l1945. Epub 2019 Jun 12.

Department of Radiology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Charitéplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l1945DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6561308PMC
June 2019

Relationship between Perioperative Hypotension and Perioperative Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease Undergoing Major Noncardiac Surgery.

Anesthesiology 2019 05;130(5):756-766

From the Lilibeth Caberto London Kidney Clinical Research Unit, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Canada (P.S.R.) the Department of Medicine (P.S.R., T.S., E.D., V.T., P.J.D.) Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact (P.S.R., E.D., P.J.D.), McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, Canada (E.D., P.J.D.) the Division of General Internal Medicine, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada (A.B.) the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (M.T.V.C.) the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (C.B.) the Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada (B.J.W.C.) the Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada (B.J.W.C.) the Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (J.S.K).

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May 2019

Clinical performance of Rb-82 myocardial perfusion PET and Tc-99m-based SPECT in patients with extreme obesity.

J Nucl Cardiol 2019 Feb 29;26(1):275-283. Epub 2017 Mar 29.

CAPITAL Research Group, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4W7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-017-0855-6DOI Listing
February 2019

Are iso-osmolar, as compared to low-osmolar, contrast media cost-effective in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization? An economic analysis.

Int Urol Nephrol 2018 Aug 23;50(8):1477-1482. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

Department of Medicine (Cardiology) and Radiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11255-018-1874-1DOI Listing
August 2018

Decision Support Tools, Systems, and Artificial Intelligence in Cardiac Imaging.

Can J Cardiol 2018 07 9;34(7):827-838. Epub 2018 May 9.

Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2018.04.032DOI Listing
July 2018

Cardiac Computed Tomography: Before and After Cardiac Surgery.

J Thorac Imaging 2018 May;33(3):156-167

Division of Cardiology.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RTI.0000000000000295DOI Listing
May 2018

Prognostic utility of splenic response ratio in dipyridamole PET myocardial perfusion imaging.

J Nucl Cardiol 2018 Apr 12. Epub 2018 Apr 12.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiac PET Centre, University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-018-1269-9DOI Listing
April 2018

Prognostic value of segment involvement score compared to other measures of coronary atherosclerosis by computed tomography: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2017 Jul - Aug;11(4):258-267. Epub 2017 May 3.

Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada; Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcct.2017.05.001DOI Listing
February 2018

Molecular Imaging for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis.

Int J Cardiol 2018 02 8;253:183-188. Epub 2017 Nov 8.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.10.116DOI Listing
February 2018

CT Imaging of the Vulnerable Plaque.

Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 2017 Nov 6;19(12):92. Epub 2017 Nov 6.

Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4W7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11936-017-0592-9DOI Listing
November 2017

Appropriate Use Criteria for Cardiac Computed Tomography: Impact on Diagnostic Utility.

J Comput Assist Tomogr 2017 Sep/Oct;41(5):746-749

From the *Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; †Frankston Hospital, Frankston, and Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia; and ‡Cardiovascular Research Methods Centre, University of Ottawa Heart Institute; and §Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RCT.0000000000000594DOI Listing
October 2017

Quantifying Aortic Valve Calcification using Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography.

J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2017 Mar - Apr;11(2):99-104. Epub 2017 Jan 30.

Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada; Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcct.2017.01.007DOI Listing
August 2017

Mid-diastolic left ventricular volume and mass: Normal values for coronary computed tomography angiography.

J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2017 Mar - Apr;11(2):135-140. Epub 2017 Feb 10.

Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada; Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Relationship of Hypertension to Coronary Atherosclerosis and Cardiac Events in Patients With Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography.

Hypertension 2017 08 12;70(2):293-299. Epub 2017 Jun 12.

From the Los Angeles BioMedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA (R.N., M.J.B.); Departments of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (R.N., H.G., D.S.B.); Department of Radiology, Dalio Institute of Cardiovascular Imaging, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine (L.B., E.J., N.H., M.G., F.Y.L., J.K.M.); Department of Medicine, University of Erlangen, Germany (S.A.); King Saudbin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King AbdulAziz Cardiac Center, Ministry of National Guard, Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (M.A.-M.); Department of Radiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Quebec, Canada (F.C., E.M.); Department of Radiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (F.C., E.M.); Tennessee Heart and Vascular Institute, Hendersonville (T.Q.C.); Division of Cardiology, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital and Severance Biomedical Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, South Korea (H.-J.C.); William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oaks, MI (K.C., G.R.); Department of Medicine and Radiology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (B.J.W.C.); Capitol Cardiology Associates, Albany, New York (A.D.); Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, German Heart Center Munich, Germany (M.H.); Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany (J.H.); Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Miami, FL (R.C.); Department of Radiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria (G.F.); Department of Medicine and Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, South Korea (Y.-J.K.); Department of Medicine and Radiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (J.L.); Department of Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland (P.A.K.); Department of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA (L.J.S.); Department of Medicine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD (T.C.V.); Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC (A.D.); UNICA, Cardiac CT and MRI Unit, Hospital da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal (H.M.); Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Italy (G.P., D.A.); Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Italy (G.P., D.A.); Department of Cardiology at the Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel (R.R.); and Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, HARTZ, The Netherlands (J.B.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.09402DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5518701PMC
August 2017

Prognostic Significance of Nonobstructive Left Main Coronary Artery Disease in Women Versus Men: Long-Term Outcomes From the CONFIRM (Coronary CT Angiography Evaluation For Clinical Outcomes: An International Multicenter) Registry.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 Aug;10(8)

From the Department of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA (J.X.X., P.E., T.V., A.G., P.K.M., W.K., L.J.S.); Department of Cardiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (J.L.); Department of Cardiology, Weill Cornell Medical College and the New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY (B.ó.H., J.K.M.); Department of Cardiology, Barbara Stresiand Women's Heart Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (C.N.B.M., D.S.B., H.G.); Department of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (M.J.B.); Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Germany (S.A.); Department of Cardiolog, Tennessee Heart and Vascular Institute, Hendersonville, TN (T.Q.C.); Department of Cardiology, Hospital da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal (H.M.); Department of Cardiology, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel (R.R.); Department of Cardiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI (M.H.A.-M.); Department of Cardiology, University of Milan, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Italy (D.A., G.P.); Department of Radiology/Centre de Recherche, Montreal Heart Institute/Universitè de Montreal, Quebec, Canada (F.C., E.M.); Department of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oaks, MI (K.C., G.R.); Department of Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Munich, Germany (M.H.); Department of Cardiology, Medizinische Klinik I der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany (J.H.); Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria (G.F.); Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland (P.A.K.); Department of Cardiology, Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, DC (T.C.V); Department of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada (B.J.W.C.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.117.006246DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5663295PMC
August 2017

Positron Emission Tomography and Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography Imaging in the Diagnosis of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 Apr;10(4)

From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada (D.J., S.H., C.R., J.B., S.C., G.W., R.S.B.B., B.J.W.C.); Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (M.G., L.S.Z., S.G., E.L.); and Division of Nuclear Medicine, Medical Imaging Department, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM), Montréal, Québec, Canada (D.J.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.116.005772DOI Listing
April 2017

Cardiac CT assessment of left ventricular mass in mid-diastasis and its prognostic value.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 Jan 4;18(1):95-102. Epub 2016 Feb 4.

Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin St., Ottawa, ON, Canada K1Y 4W7.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jev357DOI Listing
January 2017

Canceled coronary computed tomography angiography: Downstream testing and outcomes.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Jan 8;227:457-461. Epub 2016 Nov 8.

Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.11.011DOI Listing
January 2017

The role of nuclear cardiac imaging in risk stratification of sudden cardiac death.

J Nucl Cardiol 2016 12 28;23(6):1380-1398. Epub 2016 Jul 28.

National Cardiac PET Centre, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4W7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-016-0599-8DOI Listing
December 2016

Systemic and inflammatory disorders involving the heart: the role of PET imaging.

Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2016 Dec 9;60(4):383-96. Epub 2016 Sep 9.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada -

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December 2016

The Prognostic Value of Percentage Total Plaque Score Adjusted to Age.

Angiology 2016 11 29;67(10):916-926. Epub 2016 Sep 29.

1 Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0003319716633354DOI Listing
November 2016

Incremental Prognostic Value of Quantified Vulnerable Plaque by Cardiac Computed Tomography: A Pilot Study.

J Thorac Imaging 2016 Nov;31(6):373-379

*Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute Departments of ‡Medicine †Radiology, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RTI.0000000000000236DOI Listing
November 2016

Coronary Artery Disease in French Canadians-Investigation of a Suggested Vulnerable Population.

Can J Cardiol 2016 10 12;32(10):1240-1245. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2015.11.006DOI Listing
October 2016

Utilization of cardiac computed tomography angiography and outpatient invasive coronary angiography in Ontario, Canada.

J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2015 Nov-Dec;9(6):567-71. Epub 2015 Jul 22.

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), Canada; Schulich Heart Program and the Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada; Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), Canada. Electronic address:

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September 2016

Left Atrial Volume Assessed by Coronary Computed Tomography in Mid Ventricular Diastasis Predicts Adverse Events.

J Thorac Imaging 2016 Sep;31(5):318-21

*Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute †Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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September 2016

Long-Term Follow-Up of Outcomes With F-18-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography Imaging-Assisted Management of Patients With Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction Secondary to Coronary Disease.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2016 Sep;9(9)

From the Molecular Function and Imaging Program, The National Cardiac PET Centre, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and the Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery and the Cardiac Research Methods Centre, University of Ottawa Heart Institute and University of Ottawa, Canada (B.M., T.S., R.A.D., J.B., A.G., S.P.L., R.A.D., H.H., L.D., P.H., R.M., T.D.R., B.J.C., L.M., J.N.D., L.G., G.A.W., R.S.B.B.); Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington-Harborview Center for Prehospital Emergency Care, Seattle, (G.N.); Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, University Health Network and St Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada (H.R., M.F.); ES Garnett Memorial PET Center, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hamilton Health Sciences, Canada (K.G.); Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Montréal Heart Institute, Canada (N.R.); Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, London Health Sciences Centre, Canada (D.H.); and Department of Molecular Oncology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; and Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiobiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke, Canada (F.B.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.115.004331DOI Listing
September 2016

Adopting new gamma cameras and reconstruction algorithms: Do we need to re-establish normal reference values?

J Nucl Cardiol 2016 08 25;23(4):807-17. Epub 2015 Aug 25.

Department of Medicine (Cardiology and Nuclear Medicine), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4W7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-015-0172-xDOI Listing
August 2016

Impact of a structured referral algorithm on the ability to monitor adherence to appropriate use criteria for transthoracic echocardiography.

Cardiovasc Ultrasound 2016 Aug 15;14(1):31. Epub 2016 Aug 15.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, University of Ottawa, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4W7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12947-016-0075-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4986360PMC
August 2016

Assessment of left ventricular ejection fraction using low radiation dose computed tomography.

J Nucl Cardiol 2016 06 22;23(3):414-21. Epub 2015 May 22.

Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4W7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-015-0123-6DOI Listing
June 2016

Erratum to: Assessment of left ventricular ejection fraction using low radiation dose computed tomography.

J Nucl Cardiol 2016 06;23(3):422

Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4W7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-015-0211-7DOI Listing
June 2016

Single low-dose CT scan optimized for rest-stress PET attenuation correction and quantification of coronary artery calcium.

J Nucl Cardiol 2015 Jun 20;22(3):419-28. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

The National Cardiac PET Centre, Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4W7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-014-0026-yDOI Listing
June 2015

Obesity and coronary artery calcification: Can it explain the obesity-paradox?

Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2015 Jun 19;31(5):1063-70. Epub 2015 Mar 19.

Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.

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June 2015

Coronary computed tomography angiography predicts subsequent cardiac outcome events: results of the Visipaque CCTA registry study.

Coron Artery Dis 2015 Jun;26(4):301-7

aDavid Geffen School of Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Los Angeles, California bOverland Park, Kansas cDepartment of Medicine, University Health Care System, Augusta, Georgia dMobile, Alabama, USA eDepartment of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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June 2015

Prognostic and therapeutic implications of statin and aspirin therapy in individuals with nonobstructive coronary artery disease: results from the CONFIRM (COronary CT Angiography EvaluatioN For Clinical Outcomes: An InteRnational Multicenter registry) registry.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2015 Apr 12;35(4):981-9. Epub 2015 Feb 12.

From the Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (B.J.W.C., G.S., Y.Y., L.C., R.M.); Department of Medicine, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany (S.A.); Department of Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI (M.A.-M.); Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (D.S.B., V.Y.C., T.L.); Department of Medicine, Harbor University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center (M.J.B.); Department of Radiology, Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Monastier di Treviso, Italy (F.C., E.M.); Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (F.C., E.M.); Tennessee Heart and Vascular Institute, Hendersonville (T.Q.C.); Division of Cardiology, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Seoul, Korea (H.-J.C.); William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oaks, MI (K.C.); Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Miami, FL (R.C.); Capitol Cardiology Associates, Albany, NY (A.D.); Department of Public Health (A.D.), Medicine and Radiology (F.L.), and Department of Radiology (J.K.M.), New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Weill Cornell Medical College; Department of Radiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria (G.F.); Division of Cardiology, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany (M.H., J.H.); Cardiovascular Medical Group, Los Angeles, CA (R.P.K.); Cardiac Imaging, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland (P.A.K.); Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea (Y.-J.K.); Department of Medicine and Radiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (J.L.); Department of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oaks, MI (G.L.R.); Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA (L.J.S.); and Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, DC (T.C.V.).

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/ATVBAHA.114.304351
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4376658PMC
April 2015

Obesity and the challenges of noninvasive imaging for the detection of coronary artery disease.

Can J Cardiol 2015 Feb 9;31(2):223-6. Epub 2014 Dec 9.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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February 2015

Computed tomography quantification of coronary plaque volume may provide further perspective on intermediate severity stenoses.

Cardiovasc Diagn Ther 2015 Feb;5(1):71-3

1 Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada ; 2 Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2223-3652.2015.01.09DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4329166PMC
February 2015

Limitations of free-form-text diagnostic requisitions as a tool for evaluating adherence to appropriate use criteria for transthoracic echocardiography.

Cardiovasc Ultrasound 2015 Jan 15;13. Epub 2015 Jan 15.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, University of Ottawa, 40 Ruskin Street, Rm 3407B, K1Y 4W7 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4326475PMC
January 2015

Sex-based prognostic implications of nonobstructive coronary artery disease: results from the international multicenter CONFIRM study.

Radiology 2014 Nov 15;273(2):393-400. Epub 2014 Jul 15.

From the Department of Radiology and Medicine, St Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6S 1Y6 (J.L.); Department of Radiology and Medicine, St Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6S 1Y6 (J.L., C.M.T., A.A., A.T., K.H.); Department of Imaging, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif (H.G., D.S.B.); Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga (L.J.S.); Division of Cardiology, Technische Universität München, Munichs, Germany (J.H.); Department of Medicine, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany (S.A.); Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz Cardiac Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (M.A.M.); Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif (M.J.B.); Cardiovascular Imaging Unit, Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Monastier di Treviso, Italy (F.C.); Tennessee Heart and Vascular Institute, Hendersonville, Tenn (T.Q.C.); Division of Cardiology, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Seoul, South Korea (H.J.C.); Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ont, Canada (B.J.W.C.); Baptist Hospital of Miami and Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Miami, Fla (R.C.C.); Capital Cardiology Associates, Albany, NY (A.J.D.); Department of Public Health and Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College and the New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY (A.L.D., F.Y.L.); Department of Radiology II, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria (G.M.F.); Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, German Heart Center, Munich, Germany (M.H.); Department of Cardiac Imaging, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland (P.A.K.); Department of Radiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Mich (K.M.C., G.L.R.); Department of Radiology, Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Monastier di Treviso, Italy (E.M.); Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, DC (T.C.V.); and Weill Cornell Medical Coll

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November 2014

Prognostic value of rubidium-82 positron emission tomography in patients after heart transplant.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2014 Nov 2;7(6):930-7. Epub 2014 Sep 2.

From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine (B.A.M.A., R.A.D., G.R.S., T.D.R., G.D., Y.Y., H.H., L.M.M., E.S., R.H., R.S.B., B.J.W.C.), National Cardiac PET Center (B.A.M.A., R.A.D., T.D.R., R.H., A.G., R.S.B., R.A.d., B.J.W.C.), and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Methods Center (L.C.), University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Ottawa, Canada.

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November 2014

Impact of SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging on cardiac care.

Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2014 Nov 27;12(11):1247-9. Epub 2014 Sep 27.

Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7, Canada.

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November 2014

Left ventricular function and volume with coronary CT angiography improves risk stratification and identification of patients at risk for incident mortality: results from 7758 patients in the prospective multinational CONFIRM observational cohort study.

Radiology 2014 Oct 4;273(1):70-7. Epub 2014 Jul 4.

From Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Cardiac Image Research, Los Angeles, Calif (J.K.M.) and the CONFIRM Investigators. Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif (R.A., D.S.B., H.G.); Department of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif (T.L., J.K.M.); Weill Cornell Medical College and the New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College, 515 E 70th St, S402, New York, NY 10021 (F.Y.L., J.K.M., A.D.); Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany (S.A.); Department of Medicine, Wayne State University, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich (M.A.); Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif (M.J.B.); Tennessee Heart and Vascular Institute, Hendersonville, Tenn (T.Q.C.); Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Seoul, Korea (H.J.C.); Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy (F.C.); Department of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oaks, Mich (K.C., G.R.); Department of Medicine and Radiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont, Canada (B.J.W.C.); Capitol Cardiology Associates, Albany, NY (A.D.); Division of Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Munich, Germany (M.H., J.H.); Department of Cardiac Imaging, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland (P.K.); Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga (L.J.S.); Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, DC (T.V.); Department of Cardiovascular CT, Oklahoma Heart Institute, Tulsa, Okla (V.Y.C.); Department of Radiology, Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Miami, Fla (R.C.C.); Department of Radiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria (G.F.); Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea (Y.J.K.); and Department of Medicine and Radiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canad

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October 2014

Quantification of myocardial blood flow using PET to improve the management of patients with stable ischemic coronary artery disease.

Future Cardiol 2014 Sep;10(5):611-31

MFI program, National Cardiac PET Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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September 2014

Prognostic value of Rb-82 positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imaging in coronary artery bypass patients.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2014 Jul 29;15(7):787-92. Epub 2014 Jan 29.

Department of Medicine (Cardiology and Nuclear Medicine), The University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1Y 4W7

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July 2014

Prognostic significance of impaired chronotropic response to pharmacologic stress Rb-82 PET.

J Nucl Cardiol 2014 Apr 31;21(2):233-44. Epub 2014 Jan 31.

Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, 1462 Clifton Road NE, Room 529, Atlanta, GA, 30324, USA.

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April 2014

Prognostic value of PET myocardial perfusion imaging in obese patients.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2014 Mar 19;7(3):278-87. Epub 2014 Feb 19.

Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2014

Integrating anatomical and functional imaging for the assessment of coronary artery disease.

Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2013 Oct;11(10):1301-10

Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of British Columbia, Canada.

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October 2013