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Unravelling the coronary artery calcium paradox: benefits of plaques of stone.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Nov;20(11):1305-1306

Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine & Center for Outcomes Research and Outcomes, Yale University School of Medicine, 1 Church St. Suite 200, New Haven, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jez043DOI Listing
November 2019

Risk Factors and Outcomes of Very Young Adults Who Experience Myocardial Infarction: The Partners YOUNG-MI Registry.

Am J Med 2019 Nov 9. Epub 2019 Nov 9.

Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.10.020DOI Listing
November 2019

Detecting Edema and Fibrosis in Myocarditis: Not as Easy as It Looks.

Authors:
Ron Blankstein

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 Nov;74(20):2449-2451

Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.10.008DOI Listing
November 2019

Interplay of Coronary Artery Calcium and Risk Factors for Predicting CVD/CHD Mortality: The CAC Consortium.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Nov 6. Epub 2019 Nov 6.

Division of Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, and Center for Outcomes Research (COR) Houston Methodist, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2019.08.024DOI Listing
November 2019

Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction, Left Ventricular Remodeling and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Kidney Impairment.

Circulation 2019 Nov 29. Epub 2019 Nov 29.

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Radiology and Medicine; Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology; Divisions of Cardiovascular Medicine and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.043916DOI Listing
November 2019

The Promise of Imaging in MINOCA.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Oct;12(10):2100-2102

University of Minnesota School of Medicine and the VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2019.09.001DOI Listing
October 2019

Time for a Change or Just a Reason to Question Further?

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 Oct;74(16):2071-2073

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.08.1014DOI Listing
October 2019

Reclassifying Risk in Familial Hypercholesterolemia: The Power of a Coronary Artery Calcium Score of Zero.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Sep 15;12(9):1805-1807. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2018.10.010DOI Listing
September 2019

Current and future role of lipoprotein(a) in preventive cardiology.

Curr Opin Cardiol 2019 Sep;34(5):514-518

Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HCO.0000000000000661DOI Listing
September 2019

Demonstrating the Superiority of a Superior Test…Not Always Easy!

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Sep 17;12(9):1832-1834. Epub 2019 Jul 17.

Department of Radiology and Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2019.06.003DOI Listing
September 2019

Stress Myocardial Blood Flow Ratio by Dynamic CT Perfusion Identifies Hemodynamically Significant CAD.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Sep 12. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Department of Medicine and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2019.06.016DOI Listing
September 2019

Comparing CMR Mapping Methods and Myocardial Patterns Toward Heart Failure Outcomes in Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Aug 15;12(8 Pt 2):1659-1669. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2018.08.021DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6506397PMC
August 2019

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Is Associated With Arterial Distensibility and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness: (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis).

Am J Cardiol 2019 Aug 25;124(4):534-538. Epub 2019 May 25.

Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Baltimore, Maryland; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2019.05.028DOI Listing
August 2019

Optimizing Dyslipidemia Management for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: a Focus on Risk Assessment and Therapeutic Options.

Curr Cardiol Rep 2019 Aug 5;21(9):110. Epub 2019 Aug 5.

Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11886-019-1175-zDOI Listing
August 2019

Reducing radiation dose from myocardial perfusion imaging in subjects with complex congenital heart disease.

J Nucl Cardiol 2019 Aug 12. Epub 2019 Aug 12.

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-019-01811-yDOI Listing
August 2019

Response by Divakaran et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Diagnostic Accuracy of Advanced Imaging in Cardiac Sarcoidosis: An Imaging-Histologic Correlation Study in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Transplantation".

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Aug 15;12(8):e009622. Epub 2019 Aug 15.

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine and Radiology (S.D., R.B., M.F.D.), Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.119.0096
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.119.009622DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6711389PMC
August 2019

Improving Access to Guideline-Based Coronary Artery Calcium Testing for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.

JAMA Cardiol 2019 Aug 21. Epub 2019 Aug 21.

Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2963DOI Listing
August 2019

Coronary Artery Calcium Scores of Zero and Establishing the Concept of Negative Risk Factors.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 Jul;74(1):12-14

Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Baltimore, Maryland; Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut. Electronic address: https://twitter.com/khurramn1.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.05.032DOI Listing
July 2019

Association of Coronary Artery Calcium With Long-term, Cause-Specific Mortality Among Young Adults.

JAMA Netw Open 2019 Jul 3;2(7):e197440. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.7440DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6646982PMC
July 2019

Incremental value of extracellular volume assessment by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in risk stratifying patients with suspected myocarditis.

Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Jun 12;35(6):1067-1078. Epub 2019 Feb 12.

Non-invasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10554-019-01552-6DOI Listing
June 2019

Diagnostic Accuracy of Advanced Imaging in Cardiac Sarcoidosis.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Jun 10;12(6):e008975. Epub 2019 Jun 10.

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine and Radiology (S.D., W.Z., R.Y.K., V.R.T., H.S., S.D., R.B., M.F.D.C.), Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.118.008975DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6653689PMC
June 2019

Association between Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease at CT and Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction at Myocardial Perfusion PET/CT.

Radiology 2019 May 5;291(2):330-337. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

From the Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology (T.V., D.J.M., M.T.O., N.S.B., A.K., A.J.D.M., P.B., J.H., C.F.B., M.L.S., V.R.T., H.S., R.B., M.F.D.C., S.D.), Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology (S.J., A.N., J.H., C.F.B., V.R.T., M.F.D.C., S.D.), and Cardiovascular Division (V.R.T., H.S., R.B., M.F.D.C., S.D.), Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115; Department of Radiology, St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland (D.J.M.); Cardiac MR/PET/CT Program, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass (M.T.O.); and Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine and Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala (N.S.B.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2019181793DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6492883PMC
May 2019

Familial Hypercholesterolemia Among Young Adults With Myocardial Infarction.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 May;73(19):2439-2450

Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.02.059DOI Listing
May 2019

Response by DeFilippis et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Long-Term Outcomes After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Young Patients With Myocardial Infarction: Partners YOUNG-MI Registry".

Circulation 2019 May;139(21):e996

Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.040324DOI Listing
May 2019

Arterial Inflammation: The Heat Before the Storm.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 Apr;73(12):1383-1385

Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address: https://twitter.com/DLBHATTMD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.02.002DOI Listing
April 2019

Advanced cardiovascular imaging for the evaluation of cardiac sarcoidosis.

J Nucl Cardiol 2019 02 2;26(1):188-199. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12350-018-01488-9
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-018-01488-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6374180PMC
February 2019

Statin therapy for young adults: A long-term investment worth considering.

Trends Cardiovasc Med 2019 Feb 19. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

Department of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tcm.2019.02.004DOI Listing
February 2019

Comparison of myocardial fibrosis quantification methods by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging for risk stratification of patients with suspected myocarditis.

J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 2019 02 28;21(1):14. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12968-019-0520-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6393997PMC
February 2019

Variation in the Use of Warfarin and Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Atrial Fibrillation and Associated Cost Implications.

Am J Med 2019 01 2;132(1):61-70.e1. Epub 2018 Oct 2.

Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital & Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2018.09.026DOI Listing
January 2019

Highlights of the thirteenth annual scientific meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2018 Nov - Dec;12(6):523-528. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

Department of Cardiology, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS FT, London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcct.2018.09.005DOI Listing
January 2019

Insights From Autopsies: Potential Role of Thrombus in Structural Valve Deterioration.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 01 15;12(1):146-148. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Heart and Vascular Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2018.06.027DOI Listing
January 2019

Reply to LTE, "Role of F-FDG PET/CT in Cardiac Sarcoid Detection and Therapy Monitoring: Addition to the Expert Consensus".

J Nucl Med 2019 Jan 17. Epub 2019 Jan 17.

Brigham and Women's Hospital, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2967/jnumed.118.221879DOI Listing
January 2019

Outcomes in Stable Coronary Disease: Is Defining High-Risk Atherosclerotic Plaque Important?

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 01;73(3):302-304

Department of Radiology and Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.11.017DOI Listing
January 2019

Coronary artery calcium and carotid artery intima-media thickness for the prediction of stroke and benefit from statins.

Eur J Prev Cardiol 2018 12 5;25(18):1980-1987. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

1 LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor University of California Los Angeles, Torrance, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2047487318798058DOI Listing
December 2018

Long-Term Outcomes After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Young Patients With Myocardial Infarction.

Circulation 2018 12;138(24):2855-2857

Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine (E.M.D., A.S., A.G., G.A., D.B., S.D., B.L.C., A.Q., M.F.D.C., D.L.B., R.B.), Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.036506DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6371963PMC
December 2018

Pectus Excavatum and Right Ventricular Compression in a Young Athlete with Syncope.

Am J Med 2018 11 1;131(11):e451-e453. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart & Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2018.07.033DOI Listing
November 2018

Correction to: Coronary CTA for Surveillance of Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy.

Curr Cardiovasc Imaging Rep 2019;12(1). Epub 2018 Nov 8.

4Dept. of Medicine, Cardiology Service, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Ft. Belvoir, Fairfax County, VA USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12410-018-9476-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6223983PMC
November 2018

More Evidence Supporting Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography for Diagnosing Prosthetic Valve Infective Endocarditis.

Circulation 2018 10;138(14):1428-1430

Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (R.B.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.036770DOI Listing
October 2018

Type 2 Myocardial Infarction and the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 09;72(10):1166-1170

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Cardiometabolic Trials Baim Institute for Clinical Research, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.06.055DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6593123PMC
September 2018

When Can We Defer Testing for Patients With Stable Chest Pain?

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 09;11(9):1311-1314

Department of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2018.07.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6371966PMC
September 2018

Myocardial Scar But Not Ischemia Is Associated With Defibrillator Shocks and Sudden Cardiac Death in Stable Patients With Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction.

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2018 09 25;4(9):1200-1210. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2018.06.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6201241PMC
September 2018

Coronary CTA for Surveillance of Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy.

Curr Cardiovasc Imaging Rep 2018 24;11(11):26. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

4Dept. of Medicine, Cardiology Service, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Ft. Belvoir, Fairfax County, VA USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12410-018-9467-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6223999PMC
September 2018

Life's Simple 7 and the risk of atrial fibrillation: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

Atherosclerosis 2018 08 2;275:174-181. Epub 2018 Jun 2.

Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA; Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2018.05.050DOI Listing
August 2018

Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Risk in Obese Patients.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 08;72(7):707-717

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.05.049DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6592712PMC
August 2018

Erectile Dysfunction as an Independent Predictor of Future Cardiovascular Events.

Circulation 2018 07;138(5):540-542

Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (S.M.I.U., M.M., Z.D., D.I.F., M.C.-A., M.J.B.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.033990DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6289871PMC
July 2018

Caseous Calcification of the Mitral Annulus With Atrial and Ventricular Fistulization.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 07;11(7):e007588

Department of Radiology (S.G., M.A.G., M.L.S., A.A.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.118.007588DOI Listing
July 2018

Cocaine and Marijuana Use Among Young Adults With Myocardial Infarction.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 06 10;71(22):2540-2551. Epub 2018 Mar 10.

Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.02.047DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6495189PMC
June 2018

Causes of Troponin Elevation and Associated Mortality in Young Patients.

Am J Med 2018 03 10;131(3):284-292.e1. Epub 2018 Jan 10.

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2017.10.026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5817012PMC
March 2018

Coronary microvascular dysfunction and future risk of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

Eur Heart J 2018 03;39(10):840-849

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehx721DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5939665PMC
March 2018

Maximizing the Prognostic Value of Cardiac PET in Patients With Suspected Cardiac Sarcoidosis: A Simple Semiquantitative Score May Help.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 02 16;11(2 Pt 2):346-348. Epub 2017 Aug 16.

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Radiology and Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2017.07.005DOI Listing
February 2018

Coronary flow reserve is predictive of the risk of cardiovascular death regardless of chronic kidney disease stage.

Kidney Int 2018 02 13;93(2):501-509. Epub 2017 Oct 13.

Department of Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2017.07.025DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6381827PMC
February 2018

Persistent socioeconomic disparities in cardiovascular risk factors and health in the United States: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2002-2013.

Atherosclerosis 2018 02 8;269:301-305. Epub 2017 Dec 8.

Center for Healthcare Advancement and Outcomes, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL, USA; The Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Baltimore, MD, USA; Department of Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA; Department of Medicine, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA; Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.12.014DOI Listing
February 2018

Coronary Plaque Volume and Stenosis: Important Determinants of Myocardial Ischemia.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 02;71(5):510-512

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2017.12.018DOI Listing
February 2018

Cardiovascular Risk and Statin Eligibility of Young Adults After an MI: Partners YOUNG-MI Registry.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 01 12;71(3):292-302. Epub 2017 Nov 12.

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2017.11.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5831171PMC
January 2018

Complementary Value of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in the Assessment of Cardiac Sarcoidosis.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 01;11(1):e007030

From the Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Imaging Program (T.V., M.V.-C., P.E.B., E.M., E.H., V.R.T., M.S., H.S., R.Y.K., S.D., M.F.D.C., R.B.), Department of Radiology (T.V., M.V.-C., P.E.B., E.M., E.H., V.R.T., M.S., H.S., R.Y.K., S.D., M.F.D.C., R.B.), Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology (M.A., S.D., M.F.D.C., R.B.), Division of Thoracic Radiology, Department of Radiology (R.M.), and Cardiovascular Division (H.S., R.Y.K., G.S., M.F.D.C., R.B.), Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (D.R.O.); Division of Medicine, Cardiology Service, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD (E.H.); and Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD (E.H.).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6381829PMC
January 2018

Integrated Noninvasive Physiological Assessment of Coronary Circulatory Function and Impact on Cardiovascular Mortality in Patients With Stable Coronary Artery Disease.

Circulation 2017 Dec 1;136(24):2325-2336. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (A.G., V.R.T., N.S.B., P.E.B., S.B.S., T.V., C.F.B., M.H., J.H., S.D., R.B., M.F.D.C.)

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5726898PMC
December 2017

The Challenges of Diagnosing Cardiac Sarcoidosis.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 12;10(12):1534-1536

University of Minnesota and VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Electronic address:

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December 2017

Erratum: Correction of Figure. The Implication of Coronary Artery Calcium Testing for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Diabetes.

Endocrinol Metab (Seoul) 2017 Dec;32(4):487

Department of Medicine, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA.

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December 2017

Study of young patients with myocardial infarction: Design and rationale of the YOUNG-MI Registry.

Clin Cardiol 2017 Nov 14;40(11):955-961. Epub 2017 Aug 14.

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5761653PMC
November 2017

The elusive role of myocardial perfusion imaging in stable ischemic heart disease: Is ISCHEMIA the answer?

J Nucl Cardiol 2017 10 27;24(5):1610-1618. Epub 2017 Jul 27.

Department of Cardiology, Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, 1462 Clifton Road NE, Room 529, Atlanta, Georgia.

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October 2017

Prognostic Value of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Tissue Characterization in Risk Stratifying Patients With Suspected Myocarditis.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2017 Oct;70(16):1964-1976

Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Section, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6506846PMC
October 2017

Myocardial computed tomography perfusion.

Cardiovasc Diagn Ther 2017 Oct;7(5):452-462

Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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October 2017

Understanding Sex Differences in Coronary Artery Disease Risk: Is Coronary Anatomy Sufficient?

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 08;10(8)

From the Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine and Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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August 2017

Implications of Coronary Artery Calcium Testing for Treatment Decisions Among Statin Candidates According to the ACC/AHA Cholesterol Management Guidelines: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 08;10(8):938-952

Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, Florida; The Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Baltimore, Maryland; Center for Health Care Advancement and Outcomes, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, Florida. Electronic address:

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August 2017