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2019 PowerPoint slide sets from 2018. 2019
2019 Hybrid imaging and publishing 2019
2019 Incidence of atrioventricular block with vasodilator stress SPECT: A meta-analysis 2019
2019 Indirect evidence of sympathetic stimulation by regadenoson 2019
2019 In appreciation of our 2018 reviewers 2019
2019 Detection and quantitation of right ventricular reversible perfusion defects by stress SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging: A proof-of-principle study 2019
2019 Happy 25th Anniversary – ASNC 2019
2019 Left Ventricular Perfusion and Function at the Crossroads 2019
2018 Abnormal myocardial perfusion pattern in the absence of significant coronary artery stenosis 2018
2018 Exercise-induced ST elevation with minimal ischemia by perfusion imaging 2018
2018 Predatory publications and their abuse of the open access model 2018
2018 Screening pre-renal transplant: Risk factors appear key but important questions remain 2018
2018 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue. 2018
2018 Accolades: The Distinguished Service Award, presented at ASNC 2018. 2018
2018 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2018
2018 Award winners 2018. 2018
2018 Prognostic value of myocardial perfusion imaging performed pre-renal transplantation: post-transplantation follow-up and outcomes 2018
2018 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue. 2018
2018 Prognostic accuracy of myocardial perfusion imaging in octogenarians 2018
2018 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2018
2018 A case of longitudinal care of a patient with cardiac sarcoidosis 2018
2018 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2018
2018 Editor-in-Chief Round-up: JNC’s top performers of 2017, JNC/ASNC Podcast, Manuscript Transfer Service and our new section ‘Basic and Translational Preclinical Studies’ 2018
2018 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2018
2018 Announcement: New initiative ‘case presentation corner’ 2018
2018 Myocardial perfusion imaging: Lessons learned and work to be done—update 2018
2018 Proceedings from the 2017 Journal of Nuclear Cardiology board meeting 2018
2018 The future of nuclear cardiac imaging: Reflection and a vision 2018
2018 Multimodality Imaging of Rare Adult Presentation of ALCAPA Treated With Takeuchi Repair 2018
2018 Impact of specific coronary lesions on regional ischemia at single photon emission computed tomography 2018
2018 The effect of renal transplantation on left ventricular function, electrocardiography, and mechanical synchrony by gated myocardial perfusion imaging 2018
2017 Prognostic value of silent myocardial infarction in patients with chronic kidney disease being evaluated for kidney transplantation 2017
2017 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2017
2017 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2017
2017 Impact and Impact Factor 2017
2017 What is This Image? 2017: Image 3 2017
2017 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2017
2017 Accolades: Vasken Dilsizian announced as Vice President Elect of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2017
2017 Diagnostic Accuracy of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging With CZT Technology: Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis of Comparison With Invasive Coronary Angiography 2017
2017 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2017
2017 Can we turn to our next page in nuclear cardiology? 2017
2017 Editor Highlight Interview: Multi-modality imaging and clinical issues in cardio-oncology 2017
2017 Sources of variability in the measurement of perfusion defect size using commercially available software programs: Are there gender differences? 2017
2017 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2017
2017 Conducting and interpreting high-quality systematic reviews and meta-analyses 2017
2017 JNC’s top performers of 2016, and locating our new initiatives 2017
2017 The prognostic value of mechanical left ventricular dyssynchrony defined by phase analysis from gated single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging among patients with coronary heart disease 2017
2017 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2017
2017 Detection of right ventricular ischemia by SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging 2017
2017 Proceedings from the 2016 JNC Board Meeting 2017
2016 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2016
2016 Prognostic value of transient ischemic dilation with regadenoson myocardial perfusion imaging 2016
2016 So We May Not Forget! 2016
2016 What is this image? 2016: Image 2 2016
2016 The reproducibility and prognostic value of serial measurements of heart rate response to regadenoson during myocardial perfusion imaging 2016
2016 The prognostic value of non-perfusion variables obtained during vasodilator stress myocardial perfusion imaging 2016
2016 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2016
2016 A quick glance at selected topics in this issue 2016
2016 Effect of changes in perfusion defect size during serial regadenoson myocardial perfusion imaging on cardiovascular outcomes in high-risk patients 2016
2016 Serial imaging and outcome prediction 2016
2016 The central role of the Journal reaffirmed 2016
2015 Technical corner initiative announcement 2015
2015 The prognostic value of regadenoson myocardial perfusion imaging 2015
2015 Debates: Introduction 2015
2015 Mentorship at Distance: A new initiative of the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 2015
2015 Multimodality imaging for CAD detection before renal transplantation 2015
2015 Regadenoson provides perfusion results comparable to adenosine in heterogeneous patient populations: A quantitative analysis from the ADVANCE MPI trials 2015
2015 One year retrospective anniversary 2015
2015 Autonomic dysfunction independently predicts poor cardiovascular outcomes in asymptomatic individuals with type 2 diabetes in the DIAD study. 2015
2015 Sex, prescribing practices and guideline recommended, blood pressure, and LDL cholesterol targets at baseline in the BARI 2D trial 2015
2014 Serious complications associated with regadenoson administration for myocardial perfusion imaging: A commentary 2014
2014 The Journal of Nuclear Cardiology and the changing guards 2014
2014 Myocardial perfusion imaging: lessons learned and work to be done. By the Editorial Team of the Journal 2014
2014 Comparative definitions for moderate-severe ischemia in stress nuclear, echocardiography, and magnetic resonance imaging 2014
2014 Comparison of three commercially available softwares for measuring left ventricular perfusion and function by gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging 2014
2014 Serial myocardial perfusion imaging: Defining a significant change and targeting management decisions 2014
2014 The effect of bone marrow mononuclear stem cell therapy on left ventricular function and myocardial perfusion 2014
2014 The prognostic value of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony using gated myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with end-stage renal disease 2014
2014 The relationship of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony and cardiac sympathetic denervation to potential sudden cardiac death events in systolic heart failure 2014
2013 Lessons learned from MPI and physiologic testing in randomized trials of stable ischemic heart disease: COURAGE, BARI 2D, FAME, and ISCHEMIA 2013
2013 Exercise stress tests for detecting myocardial ischemia in asymptomatic patients with diabetes mellitus 2013
2013 Outcomes of patients with chronic kidney disease and implantable cardiac defibrillator: Primary versus secondary prevention 2013
2013 Regadenoson: A focused update 2013
2013 Use of regadenoson in end-stage renal disease 2013
2013 Reduced right ventricular ejection fraction and increased mortality in chronic systolic heart failure patients receiving beta-blockers: Insights from the BEST trial 2013
2013 Implications of left bundle branch block in patient treatment 2013
2013 Reclassification of cardiovascular risk in patients with normal myocardial perfusion imaging using heart rate response to vasodilator stress 2013
2013 Declining frequency of ischemia detection using stress myocardial perfusion imaging 2013
2013 Imaging acute MI in the 21st century 2013
2013 The heart rate response to adenosine: A simple predictor of adverse cardiac outcomes in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes 2013
2012 Risk assessment in the era of high-speed myocardial perfusion imaging 2012
2012 Effect of ranolazine on left ventricular dyssynchrony in patients with coronary artery disease 2012
2012 Comparison of the prognostic value of normal regadenoson with normal adenosine myocardial perfusion imaging with propensity score matching 2012
2012 SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging as an endpoint 2012
2012 Effect of alcohol septal ablation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy on left-ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony as assessed by phase analysis of gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging 2012
2012 Impact of left ventricular function and the extent of ischemia and scar by stress myocardial perfusion imaging on prognosis and therapeutic risk reduction in diabetic patients with coronary artery disease: Results from the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes (BARI 2D) trial 2012
2012 The effect of caffeine on adenosine myocardial perfusion imaging: Time to reassess? 2012
2012 Towards personalized myocardial viability testing: Personal reflections 2012
2012 Right ventricular ejection fraction b20% is an independent predictor of mortality but not of hospitalization in older systolic heart failure patients 2012
2012 Selective adenosine agonists and myocardial perfusion imaging 2012
2011 A propensity-matched study of the association of diabetes mellitus with incident heart failure and mortality among community-dwelling older adults 2011
2011 A blunted heart rate response to regadenoson is an independent prognostic indicator in patients undergoing myocardial perfusion imaging 2011
2011 The relation between left ventricular ejection fraction and perfusion defect size by gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with coronary artery disease 2011
2011 Cardiovascular imaging in diabetes mellitus 2011
2011 Hypoalbuminaemia and incident heart failure in older adults 2011
2011 Advancing the research mission of ASNC 2011
2011 SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging for the assessment of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony 2011
2011 The prognostic value of the heart rate response to adenosine in relation to diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease 2011
2011 Relationship of technetium-99m tetrofosmin-gated rest single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging to death and hospitalization in heart failure patients: Results from the nuclear ancillary study of the HF-ACTION trial 2011
2011 Left ventricular dyssynchrony in patients with end-stage liver disease 2011
2011 The effect of ranolazine on the vasodilatorinduced myocardial perfusion abnormality 2011
2011 Relation between heart rate and left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony in patients with end-stage renal disease 2011
2011 Relationship between left and right ventricular ejection fractions in chronic advanced systolic heart failure: Insights from the BEST trial 2011
2011 Cardiac autonomic denervation in diabetes mellitus 2011
2011 Effect of caffeine on SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging during regadenoson pharmacologic stress: Rationale and design of a prospective, randomized, multicenter study 2011
2011 Impact of ischemia on left ventricular dyssynchrony by phase analysis of gated single photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging 2011
2011 Prevalence and predictors of mechanical dyssynchrony as defined by phase analysis in patients with left ventricular dysfunction undergoing gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging 2011
2011 Safety of regadenoson in patients with end-stage liver disease 2011
2010 Impact of left ventricular dyssynchrony by phase analysis on cardiovascular outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease 2010
2010 Left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony by phase analysis of gated single photon emission computed tomography in end-stage renal disease 2010
2010 Heart rate response during vasodilator stress myocardial perfusion imaging: Mechanisms and implications 2010
2010 Regadenoson myocardial perfusion imaging 2010
2010 Iodofiltic acid I 123 (BMIPP) fatty acid imaging improves initial diagnosis in emergency department patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes: A multicenter trial 2010
2010 Single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging and the risk of sudden cardiac death in patients with coronary disease and left ventricular ejection fraction >35% 2010
2010 Relation of left-ventricular dyssynchrony by phase analysis of gated SPECT images and cardiovascular events in patients with implantable cardiac defibrillators 2010
2010 The impact of viability assessment using myocardial perfusion imaging on patient management and outcome 2010
2010 Blunting of the Heart Rate Response to Adenosine and Regadenoson in Relation to Hyperglycemia and the Metabolic Syndrome 2010
2010 Improvement of myocardial perfusion with a percutaneously inserted left ventricular assist device 2010
2010 Stress-Only Myocardial Perfusion Imaging. A New Paradigm 2010
2010 Correlation Between Serum Cardiac Markers and Myocardial Infarct Size Quantified by Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy After Alcohol Septal Ablation 2010
2010 Effects of right ventricular ejection fraction on outcomes in chronic systolic heart failure 2010
2010 How much alcohol should we infuse in the coronary artery of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients? 2010
2010 QT prolongation is an independent predictor of mortality in end-stage renal disease 2010
2010 Safety of Regadenoson in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease 2010
2009 Use of phase analysis of gated SPECT perfusion imaging to quantify dyssynchrony in patients with mild-to-moderate left ventricular dysfunction 2009
2009 A Study of the Effects of Ranolazine Using Automated Quantitative Analysis of Serial Myocardial Perfusion Images 2009
2009 Myocardial perfusion, function, and dyssynchrony in patients with heart failure: Baseline results from the single-photon emission computed tomography imaging ancillary study of the Heart Failure and A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise TraiNing (HF-ACTION) Trial 2009
2009 Regadenoson: A New Myocardial Stress Agent 2009
2009 Automated assessment of serial SPECT myocardial perfusion images 2009
2009 Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: State-of-the-art review 2009
2009 Adenosine-induced ST segment depression with normal perfusion 2009
2009 Regadenoson Induces Comparable Left Ventricular Perfusion Defects as Adenosine. A Quantitative Analysis From the ADVANCE MPI 2 Trial 2009
2009 The Scope of Coronary Heart Disease in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 2009
2009 Relation Between Heart Rate Response to Adenosine and Mortality in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease 2009
2009 Differences in heart rate response to adenosine and regadenoson in patients with and without diabetes mellitus 2009
2009 The Editor's Roundtable: Advances in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging 2009
2009 Pretreatment with nitroprusside for microcirculatory protection in saphenous vein graft interventions 2009
2009 Usefulness of Three Posterior Chest Leads for the Detection of Posterior Wall Acute Myocardial Infarction 2009
2008 Role of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease Undergoing Coronary Angiography 2008
2008 Left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony as assessed by phase analysis of ECG-gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging 2008
2008 The role of first-pass radionuclide angiography in the era of gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging 2008
2008 Heart Rate Response to Adenosine in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus and Normal Myocardial Perfusion Imaging 2008
2008 Hemodynamic evaluation of coronary artery bypass graft lesions using fractional flow reserve 2008
2008 Evaluation of mechanical dyssynchrony and myocardial perfusion using phase analysis of gated SPECT imaging in patients with left ventricular dysfunction 2008
2008 The Effects of Medications on Myocardial Perfusion 2008
2008 Hepatic cysts detected on Tc-99m sestamibi gated cardiac SPECT images 2008
2008 Sinus bradycardia during exercise: Unusual manifestation of ischemia in the territory of the left anterior descending artery 2008
2008 Systolic dysfunction portends increased mortality among those waiting for renal transplant 2008
2008 An unusual manifestation of tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy 2008
2008 Serial Evaluations of Myocardial Infarct Size After Alcohol Septal Ablation in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Effects of the Changes on Clinical Status and Left Ventricular Outflow Pressure Gradients 2008
2008 Measuring left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony from ECG-gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging 2008
2008 Analysis of serial images: A challenge and an opportunity 2008
2008 Assessment of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony by phase analysis of ECG-gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging 2008
2008 Repeatability and reproducibility of phase analysis of gated single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging used to quantify cardiac dyssynchrony 2008
2007 The impact of left ventricular systolic dysfunction on survival after renal transplantation 2007
2007 Predictors of Survival in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease Evaluated for Kidney Transplantation 2007
2007 Adenosine single photon emission computed tomography for assessing risk after myocardial infarction: Recent developments 2007
2007 Adenosine versus regadenoson comparative evaluation in myocardial perfusion imaging: Results of the ADVANCE phase 3 multicenter international trial 2007
2007 Effect of exercise training on ventricular function, dyssynchrony, resting myocardial perfusion, and clinical outcomes in patients with heart failure: A nuclear ancillary study of Heart Failure and A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise TraiNing (HF-ACTION); design and rationale 2007
2007 A New Generation of Coronary Vasodilators in Stress Perfusion Imaging 2007
2007 Evaluation of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony as determined by phase analysis of ECG-gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with left ventricular dysfunction and conduction disturbances 2007
2007 Fifth Annual Mario S. Verani, MD Memorial Lecture: Evolving challenges and opportunities 2007
2007 Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy: A review of the literature 2007
2007 Myocardial perfusion imaging after transient balloon occlusion during percutaneous coronary interventions 2007
2007 Hybrid stress testing by adenosine infusion and exercise myocardial perfusion imaging: A critical appraisal 2007
2006 Detecting Coronary Artery Disease in Left Bundle Branch Block**Editorials published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reflect the views of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of JACC or the American College of Cardiology. 2006
2006 The Achilles heel of SPECT imaging: The false-positive scans-or are they? 2006
2006 Outcome of Patients With Adenosine-Induced ST-Segment Depression But With Normal Perfusion on Tomographic Imaging 2006
2006 Adenosine myocardial perfusion imaging 2006
2006 Effect of Caffeine on Ischemia Detection by Adenosine Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography Perfusion Imaging 2006
2006 Value of peripheral vascular endothelial function in the detection of relative myocardial ischemia in asymptomatic type 2 diabetic patients who underwent myocardial perfusion imaging 2006
2006 Gated SPECT perfusion imaging for the simultaneous assessment of myocardial perfusion and ventricular function in the BARI 2D trial: An initial report from the Nuclear Core Laboratory 2006
2005 Initial clinical experience with regadenoson, a novel selective A 2A agonist for pharmacologic stress single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging 2005
2005 Onset of left ventricular mechanical contraction as determined by phase analysis of ECG-gated myocardial perfusion SPECT imaging: Development of a diagnostic tool for assessment of cardiac mechanical dyssynchrony 2005
2005 Assessment of left ventricular function during upright treadmill exercise with tantalum 178 and multiwire gamma camera 2005
2005 Defining the "gold standard": A changing paradigm 2005
2005 Right ventricular pressure-volume loops using simultaneous radionuclide angiography with a multiwire gamma camera and right heart catheterization 2005
2005 Left ventricular function in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus 2005
2005 Myocardial viability: Nuclear assessment 2005
2005 Artificial neural network modeling of stress single-photon emission computed tomographic imaging for detecting extensive coronary artery disease 2005
2005 Relation between effects of adenosine on brachial artery reactivity and perfusion pattern in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease 2005
2005 Assessing myocardial viability in ischemic cardiomyopathy 2005
2004 Brachial artery reactivity in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and microalbuminuria (from the Detection of Ischemia in Asymptomatic Diabetics-Brachial Artery Reactivity study) 2004
2004 Clinical value of attenuation correction in stress-only Tc-99m sestamibi SPECT imaging 2004
2004 Prognostic value of gated myocardial perfusion SPECT 2004
2004 Rest myocardial perfusion imaging in the emergency department 2004
2004 Effect of caffeine administered intravenously on intracoronary- administered adenosine-induced coronary hemodynamics in patients with coronary artery disease 2004
2004 Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection with Pseudoaneurysm Formation Diagnosed by Intravascular Ultrasound: A Case Report 2004
2003 Usefulness of preoperative stress perfusion imaging in predicting prognosis after liver transplantation 2003
2003 A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Ad5FGF-4 Gene Therapy and its Effect on Myocardial Perfusion in Patients with Stable Angina 2003
2003 Major Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease: Debunking the "only 50%" Myth 2003
2003 Prognostic value of myocardial perfusion imaging in predicting outcome after renal transplantation 2003
2003 Prevalence of renal artery stenosis in high-risk veterans referred to cardiac catheterization 2003
2003 Prevalence of renal artery stenosis in high-risk veterans referred to cardiac catheterization. 2003
2003 Role of single photon emission computed tomography imaging in the evaluation of therapy for angina pectoris 2003
2003 Detection of pericardial effusion during Tc-99m sestamibi cardiac imaging 2003
2003 Effects of therapy with β-blocker agents on myocardial perfusion and outcome 2003
2003 Hiatal hernia detected by Tc-99m tetrofosmin SPECT 2003
2002 MIBG imaging 2002
2001 How to define coronary stenosis severity? 2001
2001 What is wrong with the treadmill exercise test? 2001
2000 Noninvasive characterization of stunned, hibernating, remodeled and nonviable myocardium in ischemic cardiomyopathy 2000
2000 Extracardiac localization of technetium 99m sestamibi 2000
2000 Stress echocardiography and stress nuclear testing, Part II 2000
2000 The use of technetium-99m sestamibi in a patient with liver cirrhosis 2000
1999 Comparison of dobutamine echocardiography, dobutamine sestamibi, and rest-redistribution thallium-201 single-photon emission computed tomography for determining contractile reserve and myocardial ischemia in ischemic cardiomyopathy 1999
1999 Acute alveolar hemorrhage and orthodeoxia induced by intravenous amiodarone. 1999
1999 Impact of stress single-photon emission computed tomography perfusion imaging on downstream resource utilization 1999
1999 Comparison of the prognostic value of qualitative versus quantitative stress tomographic perfusion imaging 1999
1999 Prognostic utility of myocardial viability assessment 1999
1999 Predictors of outcome of medically treated patients with left main/three-vessel coronary artery disease by coronary angiography 1999
1999 Comparison of the polar maps method and the summed stress score for predicting outcome in medically treated patients with coronary artery disease 1999
1998 Hemodynamic effects of arbutamine 1998
1998 Images in cardiovascular medicine. Improvement of myocardial perfusion after transmyocardial laser revascularization and coronary artery bypass graft surgery. 1998
1998 Risk assessment using single-photon emission computed tomographic technetium-99m sestamibi imaging 1998
1998 Impact of exercise single-photon emission computed tomographic imaging on appropriateness of coronary revascularization 1998
1998 Correlation between hemodynamic changes and tomographic sestamibi imaging during dipyridamole-induced coronary hyperemia 1998
1998 Validation of left ventricular volume measurements by gated SPECT 99m Tc-labeled sestamibi imaging 1998
1997 Utility of stress single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) perfusion imaging in predicting outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting 1997
1997 Myocardial perfusion imaging during adenosine-induced coronary hyperemia 1997
1997 Nuclear cardiology: new developments and future directions. 1997
1997 Exercise-rest same-day SPECT sestamibi imaging to detect coronary artery disease 1997
1997 Detection of coronary artery disease in women with use of stress single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging 1997
1997 Prediction of outcome of patients with life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias treated with automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators using SPECT perfusion imaging 1997
1997 Prognostic value of stress myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography imaging in patients with left bundle branch block 1997
1996 Myocardial Viability: Unresolved Issues 1996
1996 Comparison of nuclear cardiology in the United States and Europe 1996
1996 Commentary: Cardiac imaging in the cost-effective era--nuclear imaging. 1996
1996 Prognosis of patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction after coronary artery bypass grafting. 1996
1996 Comparison of left ventricular performance in healthy young women and men during exercise 1996
1996 Detection of lung tumor by single-photon emission computed tomographic sestamibi imaging 1996
1996 Dynamic planar myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with one-vessel disease with intracoronary injection of technetium 99m teboroxime during papaverine-induced coronary hyperemia 1996
1996 Effect of intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation on left ventricular performance; study using a multtwire gamma camera and ti-178 generator 1996
1996 Myocardial viability: Methods of assessment and clinical relevance 1996
1996 Nonatherosclerotic causes of myocardial ischemia 1996
1996 Outcome of medically treated patients with one or two occluded coronary arteries 1996
1996 Predictors of prognosis by quantitative assessment of coronary angiography, single photon emission computed tomography thallium imaging, and treadmill exercise testing 1996
1996 Prognostic value of simultaneous perfusion and function assessment using technetium-99m sestamibi 1996
1996 Prognostic value of tomographic rest-redistribution thallium 201 imaging in medically treated patients with coronary artery disease and left ventricular dysfunction 1996
1995 Arbutamine stress thallium-201 single-photon emission computed tomography using a computerized closed-loop delivery system. Multicenter trial for evaluation of safety and diagnostic accuracy 1995
1995 Prediction of improvement in left ventricular function with iodine-123-IPPA after coronary revascularization. 1995
1995 Is quantification necessary in SPECT perfusion imaging? 1995
1995 Comparison of the bruce and ramp protocols in the assessment of left ventricular performance during exercise in healthy women 1995
1995 Prognostic value of rest-redistribution tomographic thallium-201 imaging in ischemic cardiomyopathy 1995
1995 Optimizing patient selection for coronary angiography. 1995
1995 Comparison of thallium-201 single-photon emission computed tomography and electrocardiographic response during exercise in patients with normal rest electrocardiographic results 1995
1995 Myocardial perfusion pattern in patients with cocaine-induced chest pain 1995
1995 Aortic counterpulsation: Small and large balloons 1995
1995 Assessment of myocardial viability by dynamic tomographic iodine 123 iodophenylpentadecanoic acid imaging: Comparison with rest-redistribution thallium 201 imaging 1995
1995 Cost-effectiveness analysis for management of patients with ischemic heart disease 1995
1995 Impact on exercise single-photon emission computed tomographic thallium imaging on patient management and outcome 1995
1995 Implications of increased lung thallium uptake during exercise single photon emission computed tomography imaging 1995
1995 Independent and incremental prognostic value of exercise thallium single-photon emission computed tomographic imaging in women 1995
1995 Optimizing patient selection for coronary angiography 1995
1995 Relation between diastolic left ventricular function and myocardial blood volume during adenosine-induced coronary hyperemia 1995
1995 Results of adenosine single photon emission computed tomography thallium-201 imaging in hemodynamic nonresponders 1995
1995 Serial changes in left ventricular function after coronary artery bypass: Implications in viability assessment 1995
1995 Use of a tantalum-178 generator and a multiwire gamma camera to study the effect of the Mueller maneuver on left ventricular performance: Comparison to hemodynamics and single photon emission computed tomography perfusion patterns 1995
1994 Effect of mitral valve repair on cardiac function: Assessment by intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography 1994
1994 Tomographic thallium imaging: Independently and incrementally predictive in coronary artery disease 1994
1994 Prognostic implications of normal exercise tomographic thallium images in patients with angiographic evidence of significant coronary artery disease 1994
1994 Prognostic significance of silent ischemia 1994
1994 Planar and tomographic imaging with technetium 99m-labeled tetrofosmin: Correlation with thallium 201 and coronary angiography 1994
1994 Prognostic value of adenosine single-photon emission computed tomographic thallium imaging in medically treated patients with angiographic evidence of coronary artery disease 1994
1994 Adenosine myocardial perfusion imaging 1994
1994 Biokinetics of thallium-201 in normal subjects: Comparison between adenosine, dipyridamole, dobutamine and exercise 1994
1994 Comparison of the treadmill exercise score and single-photon emission computed tomographic thallium imaging in risk assessment 1994
1994 Doppler echocardiographic evaluation of the spectrum of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in essential hypertension 1994
1994 Pharmacologic stress testing: Mechanism of action, hemodynamic responses, and results in detection of coronary artery disease 1994
1994 Safety profile of adenosine stress perfusion imaging: Results from the adenoscan multicenter trial registry 1994
1994 Sequential dual-isotope SPECT imaging with thallium-201 and technetium- 99m-sestamibi 1994
1994 Sudden cardiac death from coronary artery spasm in a healthy subject 1994
1994 Technetium-labeled myocardial perfusion agents 1994
1994 When is myocardial viability an important clinical issue? 1994
1993 Age- and sex-related differences in the use of coronary angiography in patients undergoing adenosine SPECT thallium imaging 1993
1993 Prognostic implications of normal exercise SPECT thallium images in patients with strongly positive exercise electrocardiograms 1993
1993 Study of myocardial infarct remodeling by single-photon emission computed tomographic imaging 1993
1993 Variations in the size of the ischemic myocardium due to differences in the normal file 1993
1993 Effect of adenosine on coronary blood flow and its use as a diagnostic test for coronary artery disease 1993
1993 Effect of adenosine on coronary blood flow and its use as a diagnostic test for coronary artery disease 1993
1993 Identification of extensive coronary artery disease in women by exercise single-photon emission computed tomographic (SPECT) thallium imaging 1993
1993 Identification of high-risk patients with left main and three-vessel coronary artery disease by adenosine-single photon emission computed tomographic thallium imaging 1993
1993 Identification of high-risk patients with left main and three-vessel coronary artery disease using stepwise discriminant analysis of clinical, exercise, and tomographic thallium data 1993
1993 Independent and incremental prognostic value of exercise single-photon emission computed tomographic (SPECT) thallium imaging in coronary artery disease 1993
1993 Simplified method for calculating aortic valve resistance: Correlation with valve area and standard formula 1993
1993 Simultaneous assessment of left ventricular perfusion and function with technetium-99m sestamibi after coronary artery bypass grafting 1993
1993 Thallium reinjection imaging: The search for an optimal protocol 1993
1993 The role of nuclear imaging in ischemic heart disease 1993
1993 Ventricular tachycardia in patients without structural heart disease 1993
1992 Technetium-labeled myocardial imaging agents 1992
1992 What is the optimum dose of dipyridamole for cardiac imaging? 1992
1992 Mechanism off exercise-induced hypotension in coronary artery disease 1992
1992 Adenosine and dipyridamole myocardial scintigraphy. 1992
1992 Current and emerging scintigraphic methods to assess myocardial viability and their clinical importance. 1992
1992 Atrioventricular block during adenosine thallium imaging 1992
1992 Comparison of same-day protocols using technetium-99m-sestamibi myocardial imaging 1992
1992 Differentiation between primary dilated cardiomyopathy and ischemic cardiomyopathy based on right ventricular performance 1992
1992 Early thallium imaging after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: Tomographic evaluation during adenosine-induced coronary hyperemia 1992
1992 Effect of intravenous adenosine infusion on myocardial perfusion and function: Hemodynamic/angiographic and scintigraphic study 1992
1992 Importance of intraluminal pressure on hemodynamics and vasoconstriction responses of stenotic arteries 1992
1992 Side effects during adenosine thallium imaging with single-port or double-port infusion protocols 1992
1992 Single photon emission computed tomographic teboroxime imaging with a preprocessing masking technique 1992
1992 The clinical relevance of myocardial viability in patient management 1992
1992 The perfusion pattern in coronary artery occlusion: Comparison of exercise and adenosine 1992
1992 The treadmill exercise score revisited: Coronary arteriographic and thallium perfusion correlates 1992
1992 Tomographic myocardial perfusion imaging with technetium-99m teboroxime during adenosine-induced coronary hyperemia: Correlation with thallium-201 imaging 1992
1991 Dipyridamole sesta MIBI myocardial imaging 1991
1991 Assessment of coronary artery disease using single-photon emission computed tomography with thallium-201 during adenosine-induced coronary hyperemia 1991
1991 Dipyridamole thallium imaging. 1991
1991 Coronary artery spasm revisited 1991
1991 Editorial: Is redistribution important in sestamibi myocardial imaging? 1991
1991 Failure of adjuvant heparin to reduce myocardial ischemia in the early treatment of patients with unstable angina 1991
1991 How to Define Success with Coronary Angioplasty? 1991
1991 Myocardial imaging with Tc-99m teboroxime: Technique and initial results 1991
1991 Nuclear cardiac imaging 1991
1991 Relation between functional and anatomic descriptors of coronary artery disease 1991
1991 Should we diagnose early coronary artery disease and how? 1991
1991 Single-photon emission computed tomographic thallium imaging with adenosine, dipyridamole, and exercise 1991
1991 Stress thallium imaging 1991
1990 Single photon emission computed tomography with thallium-201 during adenosine-induced coronary hyperemia: Correlation with coronary arteriography, exercise thallium imaging and two-dimensional echocardiography 1990
1990 Left ventricular dilatation and pulmonary thallium uptake after single-photon emission computer tomography using thallium-201 during adenosine-induced coronary hyperemia 1990
1990 Pacemaker therapy in congestive heart failure 1990
1990 Rapid method to determine the electrocardiographic frontal plane axis 1990
1990 Appraisal of clinical models based on results of stress nuclear imaging in risk stratification 1990
1990 Assessment of myocardial viability 1990
1990 Monitoring left ventricular function using an ambulatory nuclear device during esophageal motility testing. Preliminary observations in patients with chest pain syndrome but normal coronary angiograms 1990
1989 Effect of exercise level on the ability of thallium-201 tomographic imaging in detecting coronary artery disease: Analysis of 461 patients 1989
1989 Use of technetium-99m isonitrile (RP-30A) in assessing left ventricular perfusion and function at rest and during exercise in coronary artery disease, and comparison with coronary arteriography and exercise thallium-201 SPECT imaging 1989
1989 Cardiac catheterization: Who's doing the teaching? 1989
1989 Cine MRI evaluation of regional asynergy after experimental coronary occlusion 1989
1989 Myocardial ischemia during pharmacologic coronary vasodilatation: A concept in search of definition 1989
1989 Practical considerations in pericardiocentesis 1989
1989 Relation between myocardial thallium-201 kinetics during exercise and quantitative coronary angiography in patients with one vessel coronary artery disease 1989
1989 The duration of ST segment depression as an indicator of the pathophysiology of myocardial ischemia 1989
1989 Use of oral dipyridamole SPECT thallium-201 imaging in detection of coronary artery disease 1989
1988 Angiographic demonstration of spasm in a left internal mammary artery used as a bypass to the left anterior descending coronary artery 1988
1988 Exaggerated systolic blood pressure response to exercise: a normal variant or a hyperdynamic phase of essential hypertension? 1988
1988 Use of exercise thallium-201 imaging for risk stratification of elderly patients with coronary artery disease 1988
1988 Dipyridamole cardiac imaging 1988
1988 Exercise left ventricular performance in patients with mitral valve prolapse 1988
1988 Exercise training after anterior Q wave myocardial infarction: Harmful or beneficial 1988
1988 Left ventricular diastolic function: Evaluation by radionuclide angiography 1988
1988 New myocardial perfusion imaging agents: Description and applications 1988
1988 The degree of left ventricular dysfunction in silent myocardial ischemia 1988
1988 The role of nitrates, beta blockers, and calcium antagonists in stable angina pectoris 1988
1987 Factors affecting exercise left ventricular performance in patients free of obstructive coronary artery disease 1987
1987 Exercise thallium imaging in patients with diabetes mellitus. Prognostic implications 1987
1987 Changes in left ventricular end-diastolic volume during upright exercise in healthy subjects 1987
1987 Chronic myocardial ischemia and left ventricular function 1987
1987 Effects of beta blockade on systolic and diastolic left ventricular function at rest and during exercise in patients with chronic stable angina pectoris 1987
1987 Effects of esmolol on patients with left ventricular dysfunction 1987
1987 Exercise Thallium Imaging in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus: Prognostic Implications 1987
1987 Merits and limitations of quantitative treadmill exercise score 1987
1987 Risk stratification in mildly symptomatic patients with moderate to severe left ventricular dysfunction 1987
1987 Thallium imaging with single photon emission computed tomography 1987
1987 The role of radionuclide cardiac imaging in coronary artery bypass surgery 1987
1986 Angina: DDx of atypical presentations in the elderly 1986
1986 Value of echocardiography and nuclear techniques in assessment of valvular heart lesions 1986
1986 Role of exercise thallium 201 imaging in decision making 1986
1986 Age- and gender-related changes in exercise left ventricular function in mitral valve prolapse 1986
1986 Age-related changes in left ventricular diastolic performance 1986
1986 Coronary artery cardiomyopathy. Hemodynamic and prognostic implications 1986
1986 Determinants of the changes in left ventricular end-diastolic volume during upright exercise in patients with coronary artery disease 1986
1986 Effect of gender on left ventricular function during exercise in patients with coronary artery disease 1986
1986 Effects of intra-aortic balloon pumping on left ventricular ejection fraction, systolic ejection rate and peak filling rate 1986
1986 Left ventricular pressure/volume relationship in coronary artery disease 1986
1986 Pacemaker therapy in congestive heart failure: A new concept based on excessive utilization of the Frank-Starling mechanism 1986
1986 Radionuclide evaluation of cardiac function in obesity 1986
1986 Recovery of left ventricular function in peripartum cardiomyopathy 1986
1986 Resting thallium-201 myocardial perfusion patterns in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction: Differences between patients with primary cardiomyopathy, chronic coronary artery disease, or acute myocardial infarction 1986
1986 Scintigraphic evaluation of patients with valvular heart disease 1986
1986 Thallium-201 imaging in pericardial effusion 1986
1986 The Dilemma of Advances in Cardiac Scintigraphy Vis-á-vis Persuasive Communication 1986
1986 Ventricular systolic and diastolic impairment during pacing-induced myocardial ischemia in coronary artery disease: Simultaneous hemodynamic, electrocardiographic, and radionuclide angiographic evaluation 1986
1985 Effects of intravenous infusion of esmolol and propranolol on biventricular performance at rest and during exercise as assessed by quantitative radionuclide angiography 1985
1985 Relation of body habitus to the severity of mitral stenosis in women 1985
1985 Age-related changes in cardiovascular performance in mitral regurgitation: Analysis of 61 patients 1985
1985 Effects of cardiac medications on ventricular performance: Emphasis on evaluation with radionuclide angiography 1985
1985 Evaluation of patients with acute myocardial infarction: Which test, for whom and why? 1985
1985 Forward ejection fraction: A new index of left ventricular function in mitral regurgitation 1985
1985 Left ventricular dilatation. Prognostic value in severe left ventricular dysfunction secondary to coronary artery disease 1985
1985 Left ventricular pressure/volume relationship in aortic regurgitation 1985
1985 Primary coronary artery dissection 1985
1985 Radionuclide evaluation of exercise left ventricular performance in patients with coronary artery disease 1985
1985 Thallium-201 myocardial scintigraphy 1985
1985 The relation between myocardial ischemia and the ejection fraction response to exercise in patients with normal or abnormal resting left ventricular function 1985
1985 The use of rest and exercise radionuclide ventriculography in risk stratification in patients with suspected coronary artery disease 1985
1984 Nuclear cardiology in the elderly: Reliable and noninvasive 1984
1984 Acute severe pulmonic valve regurgitation: Pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment 1984
1984 Correlation between changes in R wave amplitude and left ventricular volume induced by rapid atrial pacing 1984
1984 Effect of age on exercise myocardial perfusion in patients with coronary artery disease 1984
1984 Effects of resting ischemia assessed by thallium scintigraphy on QRS scoring system for estimating left ventricular function quantified by radionuclide angiography in acute myocardial infarction patients 1984
1984 Prognostic implications of rest and exercise radionuclide ventriculography in patients with suspected or proven coronary heart disease 1984
1984 Resting kinetics of thallium-201 in patients with coronary artery disease 1984
1984 Thallium-201 myocardial scintigraphy and left ventricular function at rest in patients with rest angina pectoris 1984
1983 Biventricular function in sickle-cell anemia: Radionuclide angiographic and thallium-201 scintigraphic evaluation 1983
1983 Total occlusion of left main coronary artery without angina pectoris 1983
1983 Assessment of the myocardial perfusion pattern in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease 1983
1983 Correlation of echocardiographic wall stress and left ventricular pressure and function in aortic stenosis 1983
1983 Effect of oral disopyramide therapy on left ventricular function 1983
1983 Prediction of maximal heart rates in men and women 1983
1983 The author's reply 1983
1983 Variation in the size of jeopardized myocardium in patients with isolated left anterior descending coronary artery disease 1983
1982 Managing angina with beta blockers 1982
1982 Managing angina with calcium channel blockers 1982
1982 Managing angina with nitrates 1982
1982 The pathophysiology of angina pectoris 1982
1982 What are the indications for a coronary bypass? 1982
1982 Assessment of jeopardized myocardium in patients with one-vessel disease 1982
1982 Changes in pulmonary blood volume during upright exercise. Clinical implications 1982
1982 Effect of propranolol therapy on cardiac performance during exercise in patients with coronary artery diseae 1982
1981 A simplified valve formula for the calculation of stenotic cardiac valve areas 1981
1981 Exercise thallium 201 scintigraphy in evaluating aortocoronary bypass surgery 1981
1981 Spasm of a saphenous vein bypass graft. A possible mechanism for occlusion of the venous graft 1981
1981 Use of exercise thallium scintigraphy to assess extent of ischaemic myocardium in patients with left anterior descending artery disease 1981
1980 Exercise myocardial scintigraphy with 201thallium. Use in patients with mitral valve prolapse without associated coronary artery disease 1980
1980 Exercise thallium-201 myocardial scintigraphy: Advantages and limitations 1980
1979 Retrograde catheterisation of left atrium 1979
1979 Coarctation of the aorta 1979
1979 Complete occlusion of the left main coronary artery 1979
1979 Diseases of the left main coronary artery 1979
1979 Exercise thallium-201 myocardial scintigraphy in patients with isolated myocardial bridging of the left anterior descending coronary artery 1979
1979 Merits of stress thallium-201 myocardial scans in patients with inconclusive exercise ECG 1979
1979 Thallium-201 myocardial scintigraphy: Advantages and limitations 1979
1978 Significance of collateral circulation in patients with left main coronary artery disease 1978
1978 Anomalous aortic origin of coronary arteries 1978
1978 Prolapse of the mitral valve: Clinical, hemodynamic, angiographic and echocardiographic correlations 1978
1978 Stress thallium-201 myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with significant coronary artery disease limited to secondary branches of the left coronary system 1978
1976 Left main coronary artery disease: experience with 94 patients and review of the literature 1976
1975 Serum lipids and glycoproteins in acute myocardial infarction 1975

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2010 Coronary artery disease detection: Pharmacologic stress SPECT.  244-266. 2010

Education And Training

  • Philadelphia General Hospital, Internship 1972
  • Hahnemann University Hospital, Residency 1975
  • Full Name

  • Ami Iskandrian