Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2021 Changes in the Journal.Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  28:1203. 2021
2021 Fixed perfusion defects revisited.Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  28:729. 2021
2021 Remembering one of our ownJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  28:385. 2021
2021 The 2020 trials and tribulationsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  28:15-17. 2021
2021 Timing is everythingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology2021
2020 Implications of Factor "H"Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  27:348-350. 2020
2020 Left Ventricular Perfusion and Function at the CrossroadsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  27. 2020
2019 Highlights of the JNC Board Meeting: September 13, 2019Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:1808-1820. 2019
2019 PowerPoint slide sets from 2018.Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:1821-1835. 2019
2019 The effect of renal transplantation on left ventricular function, electrocardiography, and mechanical synchrony by gated myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:1962-1970. 2019
2019 Hybrid imaging and publishingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:693-695. 2019
2019 Incidence of atrioventricular block with vasodilator stress SPECT: A meta-analysisJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:616-628. 2019
2019 Indirect evidence of sympathetic stimulation by regadenosonJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:684-687. 2019
2019 In appreciation of our 2018 reviewersJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:370-371. 2019
2019 Detection and quantitation of right ventricular reversible perfusion defects by stress SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging: A proof-of-principle studyJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:266-271. 2019
2019 Happy 25th Anniversary – ASNCJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:16-19. 2019
2018 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:1891-1894. 2018
2018 Abnormal myocardial perfusion pattern in the absence of significant coronary artery stenosisJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:2182-2185. 2018
2018 Exercise-induced ST elevation with minimal ischemia by perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:2186-2188. 2018
2018 Predatory publications and their abuse of the open access modelJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:1906-1907. 2018
2018 Screening pre-renal transplant: Risk factors appear key but important questions remainJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:2069-2071. 2018
2018 Accolades: The Distinguished Service Award, presented at ASNC 2018Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:1890. 2018
2018 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:1503-1506. 2018
2018 Award winners 2018Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:1498-1499. 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 issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:1063-1066. 2018
2018 Prognostic accuracy of myocardial perfusion imaging in octogenariansJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:1342-1349. 2018
2018 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:709-712. 2018
2018 A case of longitudinal care of a patient with cardiac sarcoidosisJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:443-456. 2018
2018 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:379-381. 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’Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:363-374. 2018
2018 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:9-11. 2018
2018 Announcement: New initiative ‘case presentation corner’Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:14. 2018
2018 Myocardial perfusion imaging: Lessons learned and work to be done—updateJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:39-52. 2018
2018 Proceedings from the 2017 Journal of Nuclear Cardiology board meetingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25:6-8. 2018
2018 The future of nuclear cardiac imaging: Reflection and a visionJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  25. 2018
2018 Multimodality Imaging of Rare Adult Presentation of ALCAPA Treated With Takeuchi RepairJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.  11:98-99. 2018
2018 Impact of specific coronary lesions on regional ischemia at single photon emission computed tomographyJournal of Cardiovascular Medicine.  19:329-336. 2018
2017 Prognostic value of silent myocardial infarction in patients with chronic kidney disease being evaluated for kidney transplantationInternational Journal of Cardiology.  249:377-382. 2017
2017 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:1837-1839. 2017
2017 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:1502-1504. 2017
2017 Impact and Impact FactorJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:1501. 2017
2017 What is This Image? 2017: Image 3Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:1511. 2017
2017 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:1121-1123. 2017
2017 Accolades: Vasken Dilsizian announced as Vice President Elect of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular ImagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:1133. 2017
2017 Diagnostic Accuracy of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging With CZT Technology: Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis of Comparison With Invasive Coronary AngiographyJACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.  10:787-794. 2017
2017 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:758-760. 2017
2017 Can we turn to our next page in nuclear cardiology?Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:757. 2017
2017 Editor Highlight Interview: Multi-modality imaging and clinical issues in cardio-oncologyJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:936-937. 2017
2017 Sources of variability in the measurement of perfusion defect size using commercially available software programs: Are there gender differences?Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:1089-1093. 2017
2017 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:350-352. 2017
2017 Conducting and interpreting high-quality systematic reviews and meta-analysesJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:471-481. 2017
2017 JNC’s top performers of 2016, and locating our new initiativesJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:339-349. 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 diseaseJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:482-490. 2017
2017 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:6-8. 2017
2017 Detection of right ventricular ischemia by SPECT myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:317-318. 2017
2017 Proceedings from the 2016 JNC Board MeetingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24. 2017
2016 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:1237-1239. 2016
2016 Prognostic value of transient ischemic dilation with regadenoson myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:1147-1155. 2016
2016 So We May Not Forget!Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:643-644. 2016
2016 What is this image? 2016: Image 2Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:654. 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 imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:390-413. 2016
2016 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:176-177. 2016
2016 A quick glance at selected topics in this issueJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:4-5. 2016
2016 Effect of changes in perfusion defect size during serial regadenoson myocardial perfusion imaging on cardiovascular outcomes in high-risk patientsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:101-112. 2016
2016 Serial imaging and outcome predictionJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:117-121. 2016
2016 The central role of the Journal reaffirmedJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:1-3. 2016
2015 Technical corner initiative announcementJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  22:1163. 2015
2015 The prognostic value of regadenoson myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  22:1214-1221. 2015
2015 Debates: IntroductionJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  22:952. 2015
2015 Mentorship at Distance: A new initiative of the Journal of Nuclear CardiologyJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  22:403-404. 2015
2015 Multimodality imaging for CAD detection before renal transplantationJACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.  8:563-565. 2015
2015 Regadenoson provides perfusion results comparable to adenosine in heterogeneous patient populations: A quantitative analysis from the ADVANCE MPI trialsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  22:248-261. 2015
2015 One year retrospective anniversaryJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  22:1-2. 2015
2015 Autonomic dysfunction independently predicts poor cardiovascular outcomes in asymptomatic individuals with type 2 diabetes in the DIAD study.SAGE Open Medicine.  3:2050312114568476. 2015
2015 Sex, prescribing practices and guideline recommended, blood pressure, and LDL cholesterol targets at baseline in the BARI 2D trialInternational Journal of Endocrinology.  2015. 2015
2014 Serious complications associated with regadenoson administration for myocardial perfusion imaging: A commentaryJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  21:877-879. 2014
2014 The effect of bone marrow mononuclear stem cell therapy on left ventricular function and myocardial perfusionJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  21:351-367. 2014
2014 Myocardial perfusion imaging: lessons learned and work to be done. By the Editorial Team of the JournalJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  21:4-16. 2014
2014 The Journal of Nuclear Cardiology and the changing guardsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  21:1-3. 2014
2014 The relationship of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony and cardiac sympathetic denervation to potential sudden cardiac death events in systolic heart failureJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  21:78-85. 2014
2014 Comparative definitions for moderate-severe ischemia in stress nuclear, echocardiography, and magnetic resonance imagingJACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.  7:593-604. 2014
2014 Comparison of three commercially available softwares for measuring left ventricular perfusion and function by gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  21:673-681. 2014
2014 Serial myocardial perfusion imaging: Defining a significant change and targeting management decisionsJACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.  7:79-96. 2014
2014 The prognostic value of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony using gated myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with end-stage renal diseaseJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  21:739-746. 2014
2013 Lessons learned from MPI and physiologic testing in randomized trials of stable ischemic heart disease: COURAGE, BARI 2D, FAME, and ISCHEMIAJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  20:969-975. 2013
2013 Outcomes of patients with chronic kidney disease and implantable cardiac defibrillator: Primary versus secondary preventionInternational Journal of Cardiology.  165:113-116. 2013
2013 Regadenoson: A focused updateJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  20:284-288. 2013
2013 Use of regadenoson in end-stage renal diseaseJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  20:182-184. 2013
2013 Reduced right ventricular ejection fraction and increased mortality in chronic systolic heart failure patients receiving beta-blockers: Insights from the BEST trialInternational Journal of Cardiology.  163:61-67. 2013
2013 Declining frequency of ischemia detection using stress myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  61:1066-1068. 2013
2013 Imaging acute MI in the 21st centuryJACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.  6:370-372. 2013
2013 The heart rate response to adenosine: A simple predictor of adverse cardiac outcomes in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetesInternational Journal of Cardiology.  167:2952-2957. 2013
2012 Risk assessment in the era of high-speed myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  19:1102-1105. 2012
2012 Comparison of the prognostic value of normal regadenoson with normal adenosine myocardial perfusion imaging with propensity score matchingJACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.  5:1014-1021. 2012
2012 SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging as an endpointJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  19:891-894. 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) trialJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  19:658-669. 2012
2012 The effect of caffeine on adenosine myocardial perfusion imaging: Time to reassess?Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  19:415-419. 2012
2012 Towards personalized myocardial viability testing: Personal reflectionsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  19:216-219. 2012
2012 Right ventricular ejection fraction b20% is an independent predictor of mortality but not of hospitalization in older systolic heart failure patientsInternational Journal of Cardiology.  155:120-125. 2012
2012 Selective adenosine agonists and myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  19:126-141. 2012
2011 A blunted heart rate response to regadenoson is an independent prognostic indicator in patients undergoing myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  18:1086-1094. 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 mellitusJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  18:959-965. 2011
2011 Hypoalbuminaemia and incident heart failure in older adultsEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  13:1078-1086. 2011
2011 Advancing the research mission of ASNCJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  18:534-535. 2011
2011 SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging for the assessment of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchronyJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  18:685-694. 2011
2011 Left ventricular dyssynchrony in patients with end-stage liver diseaseJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  18:451-455. 2011
2011 The effect of ranolazine on the vasodilatorinduced myocardial perfusion abnormalityJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  18:456-462. 2011
2011 Relationship between left and right ventricular ejection fractions in chronic advanced systolic heart failure: Insights from the BEST trialEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  13:392-397. 2011
2011 Cardiac autonomic denervation in diabetes mellitusCirculation: Cardiovascular Imaging.  4:79-81. 2011
2011 Effect of caffeine on SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging during regadenoson pharmacologic stress: Rationale and design of a prospective, randomized, multicenter studyJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  18:73-81. 2011
2011 Impact of ischemia on left ventricular dyssynchrony by phase analysis of gated single photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  18:36-42. 2011
2011 Prevalence and predictors of mechanical dyssynchrony as defined by phase analysis in patients with left ventricular dysfunction undergoing gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  18:24-30. 2011
2011 Safety of regadenoson in patients with end-stage liver diseaseJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  18:90-95. 2011
2010 Impact of left ventricular dyssynchrony by phase analysis on cardiovascular outcomes in patients with end-stage renal diseaseJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  17:1058-1064. 2010
2010 Heart rate response during vasodilator stress myocardial perfusion imaging: Mechanisms and implicationsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  17:536-539. 2010
2010 Regadenoson myocardial perfusion imagingImaging in Medicine.  2:395-406. 2010
2010 Iodofiltic acid I 123 (BMIPP) fatty acid imaging improves initial diagnosis in emergency department patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes: A multicenter trialJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  56:290-299. 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%Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  56:206-214. 2010
2010 Relation of left-ventricular dyssynchrony by phase analysis of gated SPECT images and cardiovascular events in patients with implantable cardiac defibrillatorsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  17:398-404. 2010
2010 The impact of viability assessment using myocardial perfusion imaging on patient management and outcomeJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  17:378-389. 2010
2010 Improvement of myocardial perfusion with a percutaneously inserted left ventricular assist deviceJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  17:158-160. 2010
2010 Stress-Only Myocardial Perfusion Imaging. A New ParadigmJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  55:231-233. 2010
2010 Effects of right ventricular ejection fraction on outcomes in chronic systolic heart failureCirculation.  121:252-258. 2010
2010 How much alcohol should we infuse in the coronary artery of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients?Journal of Invasive Cardiology.  22:22-26. 2010
2010 QT prolongation is an independent predictor of mortality in 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 dysfunctionJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  16:888-894. 2009
2009 A Study of the Effects of Ranolazine Using Automated Quantitative Analysis of Serial Myocardial Perfusion ImagesJACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.  2:1301-1309. 2009
2009 Regadenoson: A New Myocardial Stress AgentJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  54:1123-1130. 2009
2009 Automated assessment of serial SPECT myocardial perfusion imagesJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  16:6-9. 2009
2009 Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: State-of-the-art reviewJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  16:122-134. 2009
2009 Adenosine-induced ST segment depression with normal perfusionCardiology Journal.  16:121-126. 2009
2009 Regadenoson Induces Comparable Left Ventricular Perfusion Defects as Adenosine. A Quantitative Analysis From the ADVANCE MPI 2 TrialJACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.  2:959-968. 2009
2009 The Scope of Coronary Heart Disease in Patients With Chronic Kidney DiseaseJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  53:2129-2140. 2009
2009 Pretreatment with nitroprusside for microcirculatory protection in saphenous vein graft interventionsJournal of Invasive Cardiology.  21:34-39. 2009
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 imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  15:838-840. 2008
2008 Hemodynamic evaluation of coronary artery bypass graft lesions using fractional flow reserveCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  72:479-485. 2008
2008 Evaluation of mechanical dyssynchrony and myocardial perfusion using phase analysis of gated SPECT imaging in patients with left ventricular dysfunctionJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  15:663-670. 2008
2008 The Effects of Medications on Myocardial PerfusionJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  52:401-416. 2008
2008 Hepatic cysts detected on Tc-99m sestamibi gated cardiac SPECT imagesJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  15. 2008
2008 Sinus bradycardia during exercise: Unusual manifestation of ischemia in the territory of the left anterior descending arteryJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  15. 2008
2008 Systolic dysfunction portends increased mortality among those waiting for renal transplantJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  19:1190-1196. 2008
2008 An unusual manifestation of tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy 2008
2008 Measuring left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony from ECG-gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imagingMinerva Cardioangliologica.  56:227-235. 2008
2008 Analysis of serial images: A challenge and an opportunityJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  15:23-26. 2008
2008 Assessment of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony by phase analysis of ECG-gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  15:127-136. 2008
2008 Repeatability and reproducibility of phase analysis of gated single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging used to quantify cardiac dyssynchronyNuclear Medicine Communications.  29:374-381. 2008
2007 The impact of left ventricular systolic dysfunction on survival after renal transplantationTransplantation.  84:1610-1617. 2007
2007 Adenosine single photon emission computed tomography for assessing risk after myocardial infarction: Recent developmentsCurrent Opinion in Cardiology.  22:401-407. 2007
2007 Adenosine versus regadenoson comparative evaluation in myocardial perfusion imaging: Results of the ADVANCE phase 3 multicenter international trialJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  14:645-658. 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 disturbancesJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  14:298-307. 2007
2007 Fifth Annual Mario S. Verani, MD Memorial Lecture: Evolving challenges and opportunitiesJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  14:277-281. 2007
2007 Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy: A review of the literatureCurrent Cardiology Reviews.  3:137-142. 2007
2007 Myocardial perfusion imaging after transient balloon occlusion during percutaneous coronary interventionsJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  14:221-228. 2007
2007 Hybrid stress testing by adenosine infusion and exercise myocardial perfusion imaging: A critical appraisalCurrent Cardiology Reviews.  3:185-189. 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.Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  48:1935-1937. 2006
2006 The Achilles heel of SPECT imaging: The false-positive scans-or are they?Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  13:747-748. 2006
2006 Adenosine myocardial perfusion imagingCurrent Medical Imaging Reviews.  2:315-327. 2006
2006 Effect of Caffeine on Ischemia Detection by Adenosine Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography Perfusion ImagingJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  47:2296-2302. 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 imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  13:362-368. 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 LaboratoryJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  13:83-90. 2006
2005 Initial clinical experience with regadenoson, a novel selective A 2A agonist for pharmacologic stress single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  46:2069-2075. 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 dyssynchronyJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  12:687-695. 2005
2005 Assessment of left ventricular function during upright treadmill exercise with tantalum 178 and multiwire gamma cameraJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  12:560-566. 2005
2005 Defining the "gold standard": A changing paradigmJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  12:520-522. 2005
2005 Right ventricular pressure-volume loops using simultaneous radionuclide angiography with a multiwire gamma camera and right heart catheterizationJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  12:435-440. 2005
2005 Myocardial viability: Nuclear assessment 2005
2005 Assessing myocardial viability in ischemic cardiomyopathy 2005
2004 Clinical value of attenuation correction in stress-only Tc-99m sestamibi SPECT imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  11:273-281. 2004
2004 Prognostic value of gated myocardial perfusion SPECTJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  11:171-185. 2004
2004 Rest myocardial perfusion imaging in the emergency departmentJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  11:224-225. 2004
2004 Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection with Pseudoaneurysm Formation Diagnosed by Intravascular Ultrasound: A Case Report 2004
2003 A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Ad5FGF-4 Gene Therapy and its Effect on Myocardial Perfusion in Patients with Stable AnginaJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  42:1339-1347. 2003
2003 Major Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease: Debunking the "only 50%" Myth 2003
2003 Prevalence of renal artery stenosis in high-risk veterans referred to cardiac catheterizationJournal of Hypertension.  21:1157-1162. 2003
2003 Prevalence of renal artery stenosis in high-risk veterans referred to cardiac catheterization.Journal of Hypertension.  21:1157-1162. 2003
2003 Detection of pericardial effusion during Tc-99m sestamibi cardiac imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  10:102-104. 2003
2003 Effects of therapy with β-blocker agents on myocardial perfusion and outcomeJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  10:429-432. 2003
2003 Hiatal hernia detected by Tc-99m tetrofosmin SPECTJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  10:712-713. 2003
2002 MIBG imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  9:75-94. 2002
2001 How to define coronary stenosis severity?Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  53:202-203. 2001
2001 What is wrong with the treadmill exercise test?Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  8:415-416. 2001
2000 Noninvasive characterization of stunned, hibernating, remodeled and nonviable myocardium in ischemic cardiomyopathyJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  36:1913-1919. 2000
2000 Extracardiac localization of technetium 99m sestamibiJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  7:289-290. 2000
2000 Stress echocardiography and stress nuclear testing, Part II 2000
2000 The use of technetium-99m sestamibi in a patient with liver cirrhosisJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  7:722-723. 2000
1999 Acute alveolar hemorrhage and orthodeoxia induced by intravenous amiodarone.Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  47:61-63. 1999
1998 Images in cardiovascular medicine. Improvement of myocardial perfusion after transmyocardial laser revascularization and coronary artery bypass graft surgery.Circulation.  98:728-729. 1998
1998 Risk assessment using single-photon emission computed tomographic technetium-99m sestamibi imagingJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  32:57-62. 1998
1998 Correlation between hemodynamic changes and tomographic sestamibi imaging during dipyridamole-induced coronary hyperemiaJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  31:75-82. 1998
1998 Validation of left ventricular volume measurements by gated SPECT 99mTc-labeled sestamibi imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  5:574-578. 1998
1997 Nuclear cardiology: new developments and future directions.Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  4:S189-S192. 1997
1997 Exercise-rest same-day SPECT sestamibi imaging to detect coronary artery diseaseJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  38:200-203. 1997
1997 Detection of coronary artery disease in women with use of stress single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  4:329-335. 1997
1997 Prediction of outcome of patients with life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias treated with automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators using SPECT perfusion imagingCirculation.  95:390-394. 1997
1997 Prognostic value of stress myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography imaging in patients with left bundle branch blockJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  4:487-493. 1997
1996 Myocardial Viability: Unresolved IssuesJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  37:794-797. 1996
1996 Comparison of nuclear cardiology in the United States and EuropeQuarterly Journal of Nuclear Medicine.  40:27-34. 1996
1996 Comparison of left ventricular performance in healthy young women and men during exerciseJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  3:415-421. 1996
1996 Detection of lung tumor by single-photon emission computed tomographic sestamibi imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  3:185. 1996
1996 Effect of intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation on left ventricular performance; study using a multtwire gamma camera and ti-178 generatorJournal of Investigative Medicine.  44. 1996
1996 Nonatherosclerotic causes of myocardial ischemiaJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  3:428-435. 1996
1996 Outcome of medically treated patients with one or two occluded coronary arteriesJournal of Investigative Medicine.  44. 1996
1996 Prognostic value of tomographic rest-redistribution thallium 201 imaging in medically treated patients with coronary artery disease and left ventricular dysfunctionJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  3:150-156. 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 accuracyJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  26:1159-1167. 1995
1995 Prediction of improvement in left ventricular function with iodine-123-IPPA after coronary revascularization.Journal of Nuclear Medicine.  36:1987-1993. 1995
1995 Comparison of thallium-201 single-photon emission computed tomography and electrocardiographic response during exercise in patients with normal rest electrocardiographic resultsJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  25:830-836. 1995
1995 Aortic counterpulsation: Small and large balloonsCatheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis.  36:88-89. 1995
1995 Assessment of myocardial viability by dynamic tomographic iodine 123 iodophenylpentadecanoic acid imaging: Comparison with rest-redistribution thallium 201 imagingJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  2:101-109. 1995
1995 Cost-effectiveness analysis for management of patients with ischemic heart diseaseJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  2:544-546. 1995
1995 Impact on exercise single-photon emission computed tomographic thallium imaging on patient management and outcomeJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  2:334-338. 1995
1995 Independent and incremental prognostic value of exercise thallium single-photon emission computed tomographic imaging in womenJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  2:110-116. 1995
1994 Effect of mitral valve repair on cardiac function: Assessment by intraoperative transesophageal echocardiographyJournal of Cardiovascular Ultrasonography.  12:171-180. 1994
1994 Tomographic thallium imaging: Independently and incrementally predictive in coronary artery diseaseCardiology Board Review.  11:33-36. 1994
1994 Prognostic significance of silent ischemiaJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  1:434-440. 1994
1994 Planar and tomographic imaging with technetium 99m-labeled tetrofosmin: Correlation with thallium 201 and coronary angiographyJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  1:317-324. 1994
1994 Prognostic value of adenosine single-photon emission computed tomographic thallium imaging in medically treated patients with angiographic evidence of coronary artery diseaseJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  1:254-261. 1994
1994 Adenosine myocardial perfusion imagingJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  35:734-736. 1994
1994 Biokinetics of thallium-201 in normal subjects: Comparison between adenosine, dipyridamole, dobutamine and exerciseJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  35:535-541. 1994
1994 Comparison of the treadmill exercise score and single-photon emission computed tomographic thallium imaging in risk assessmentJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  1:144-149. 1994
1994 Pharmacologic stress testing: Mechanism of action, hemodynamic responses, and results in detection of coronary artery diseaseJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  1:94-111. 1994
1994 Safety profile of adenosine stress perfusion imaging: Results from the adenoscan multicenter trial registryJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  23:384-389. 1994
1994 Sequential dual-isotope SPECT imaging with thallium-201 and technetium- 99m-sestamibiJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  35:549-553. 1994
1994 Sudden cardiac death from coronary artery spasm in a healthy subjectCatheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis.  32:171-173. 1994
1994 Technetium-labeled myocardial perfusion agentsCardiology Clinics.  12:187-198. 1994
1994 When is myocardial viability an important clinical issue?Journal of Nuclear Medicine.  35. 1994
1993 Variations in the size of the ischemic myocardium due to differences in the normal file 1993
1993 Age- and sex-related differences in the use of coronary angiography in patients undergoing adenosine SPECT thallium imagingCoronary Artery Disease.  4:1123-1127. 1993
1993 Effect of adenosine on coronary blood flow and its use as a diagnostic test for coronary artery diseaseCardiovascular Research.  27:48-53. 1993
1993 Effect of adenosine on coronary blood flow and its use as a diagnostic test for coronary artery diseaseCardiovascular Research.  27:48-53. 1993
1993 Identification of extensive coronary artery disease in women by exercise single-photon emission computed tomographic (SPECT) thallium imagingJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  21:1305-1311. 1993
1993 Independent and incremental prognostic value of exercise single-photon emission computed tomographic (SPECT) thallium imaging in coronary artery diseaseJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  22:665-670. 1993
1993 Simplified method for calculating aortic valve resistance: Correlation with valve area and standard formulaCatheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis.  30:15-21. 1993
1993 Thallium reinjection imaging: The search for an optimal protocolJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  34:743-746. 1993
1993 The role of nuclear imaging in ischemic heart diseaseCurrent Opinion in Cardiology.  8:562-571. 1993
1992 Technetium-labeled myocardial imaging agents 1992
1992 Adenosine and dipyridamole myocardial scintigraphy.Journal of nuclear biology and medicine (Turin, Italy : 1991).  36:73-81. 1992
1992 Comparison of same-day protocols using technetium-99m-sestamibi myocardial imagingJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  33:186-191. 1992
1992 Early thallium imaging after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: Tomographic evaluation during adenosine-induced coronary hyperemiaJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  33:2086-2089. 1992
1992 Effect of intravenous adenosine infusion on myocardial perfusion and function: Hemodynamic/angiographic and scintigraphic studyCirculation.  86:887-895. 1992
1992 Importance of intraluminal pressure on hemodynamics and vasoconstriction responses of stenotic arteriesCirculation.  85:708-716. 1992
1992 The perfusion pattern in coronary artery occlusion: Comparison of exercise and adenosineCatheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis.  27:255-258. 1992
1992 Tomographic myocardial perfusion imaging with technetium-99m teboroxime during adenosine-induced coronary hyperemia: Correlation with thallium-201 imagingJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  19:307-312. 1992
1991 Coronary artery spasm revisitedCoronary Artery Disease.  2:259-266. 1991
1991 Editorial: Is redistribution important in sestamibi myocardial imaging?Journal of Nuclear Medicine.  32:1966-1967. 1991
1991 How to Define Success with Coronary Angioplasty? 1991
1991 Nuclear cardiac imagingCurrent Opinion in Cardiology.  6:953-964. 1991
1991 Relation between functional and anatomic descriptors of coronary artery diseaseJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  17:363-364. 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 echocardiographyJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  16:1375-1383. 1990
1989 Effect of exercise level on the ability of thallium-201 tomographic imaging in detecting coronary artery disease: Analysis of 461 patientsJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  14:1477-1486. 1989
1989 Cardiac catheterization: Who's doing the teaching?Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis.  16:147-148. 1989
1989 Myocardial ischemia during pharmacologic coronary vasodilatation: A concept in search of definitionCatheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis.  18:65-66. 1989
1989 Practical considerations in pericardiocentesisCatheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis.  16:24-24. 1989
1989 Relation between myocardial thallium-201 kinetics during exercise and quantitative coronary angiography in patients with one vessel coronary artery diseaseJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  13:1301-1308. 1989
1988 Exaggerated systolic blood pressure response to exercise: a normal variant or a hyperdynamic phase of essential hypertension?International Journal of Cardiology.  18:207-221. 1988
1988 Exercise left ventricular performance in patients with mitral valve prolapseHerz.  13:243-248. 1988
1988 Exercise training after anterior Q wave myocardial infarction: Harmful or beneficialJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  12:373-374. 1988
1987 Exercise thallium imaging in patients with diabetes mellitus. Prognostic implicationsArchives of Internal Medicine.  147:313-317. 1987
1987 Changes in left ventricular end-diastolic volume during upright exercise in healthy subjects 1987
1987 Chronic myocardial ischemia and left ventricular functionAnnals of Internal Medicine.  107:925-927. 1987
1987 Effects of esmolol on patients with left ventricular dysfunctionCardiology Board Review.  4:91-98. 1987
1987 Exercise Thallium Imaging in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus: Prognostic ImplicationsArchives of Internal Medicine.  147:313-317. 1987
1986 Angina: DDx of atypical presentations in the elderly 1986
1986 Value of echocardiography and nuclear techniques in assessment of valvular heart lesionsCardiovascular clinics.  17:181-200. 1986
1986 Role of exercise thallium 201 imaging in decision makingArchives of Internal Medicine.  146:1098-1100. 1986
1986 Coronary artery cardiomyopathy. Hemodynamic and prognostic implicationsChest.  89:352-356. 1986
1986 Effects of intra-aortic balloon pumping on left ventricular ejection fraction, systolic ejection rate and peak filling rateJournal of applied cardiology.  1:271-283. 1986
1986 Scintigraphic evaluation of patients with valvular heart diseaseCardiovascular clinics.  16:211-230. 1986
1986 Thallium-201 imaging in pericardial effusionClinical Nuclear Medicine.  11:213. 1986
1986 The Dilemma of Advances in Cardiac Scintigraphy Vis-á-vis Persuasive CommunicationArchives of Internal Medicine.  146:249-250. 1986
1985 Left ventricular dilatation. Prognostic value in severe left ventricular dysfunction secondary to coronary artery diseaseChest.  88:215-220. 1985
1985 Primary coronary artery dissectionChest.  87:227-228. 1985
1984 Nuclear cardiology in the elderly: Reliable and noninvasive 1984
1984 Effect of age on exercise myocardial perfusion in patients with coronary artery disease 1984
1984 Prognostic implications of rest and exercise radionuclide ventriculography in patients with suspected or proven coronary heart diseaseInternational Journal of Cardiology.  6:707-718. 1984
1984 Resting kinetics of thallium-201 in patients with coronary artery diseaseChest.  86:213-218. 1984
1983 Total occlusion of left main coronary artery without angina pectorisArchives of Internal Medicine.  143:1064-1065. 1983
1983 Correlation of echocardiographic wall stress and left ventricular pressure and function in aortic stenosisCirculation.  67:854-859. 1983
1983 Effect of oral disopyramide therapy on left ventricular functionChest.  83:480-484. 1983
1983 Prediction of maximal heart rates in men and women 1983
1983 The author's replyJournal of Electrocardiology.  16:323-324. 1983
1983 Variation in the size of jeopardized myocardium in patients with isolated left anterior descending coronary artery diseaseCirculation.  67:988-994. 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 diseaseCirculation.  65:242-247. 1982
1982 Changes in pulmonary blood volume during upright exercise. Clinical implicationsChest.  82:54-58. 1982
1982 Effect of propranolol therapy on cardiac performance during exercise in patients with coronary artery diseaeClinical research.  30. 1982
1981 A simplified valve formula for the calculation of stenotic cardiac valve areasCirculation.  63:1050-1055. 1981
1981 Exercise thallium 201 scintigraphy in evaluating aortocoronary bypass surgeryChest.  80:11-15. 1981
1981 Spasm of a saphenous vein bypass graft. A possible mechanism for occlusion of the venous graftChest.  80:413-415. 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 diseaseChest.  77:47-52. 1980
1980 Exercise thallium-201 myocardial scintigraphy: Advantages and limitations 1980
1979 Coarctation of the aortaPostgraduate Medicine.  66:159-163. 1979
1979 Diseases of the left main coronary arteryPractical Cardiology.  5:74-87. 1979
1979 Exercise thallium-201 myocardial scintigraphy in patients with isolated myocardial bridging of the left anterior descending coronary arteryClinical research.  27. 1979
1979 Merits of stress thallium-201 myocardial scans in patients with inconclusive exercise ECGClinical research.  27. 1979
1979 Retrograde catheterisation of left atrium 1979
1979 Thallium-201 myocardial scintigraphy: Advantages and limitationsPractical Cardiology.  5:102-117. 1979
1978 Anomalous aortic origin of coronary arteriesCirculation.  58:606-615. 1978
1978 Prolapse of the mitral valve: Clinical, hemodynamic, angiographic and echocardiographic correlations 1978
1978 Significance of collateral circulation in patients with left main coronary artery diseaseCatheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis.  4:135-141. 1978
1978 Stress thallium-201 myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with significant coronary artery disease limited to secondary branches of the left coronary systemClinical research.  26. 1978
1976 Left main coronary artery disease: experience with 94 patients and review of the literature 1976

Chapter

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

Education And Training

  • Philadelphia General Hospital, Internship
  • Hahnemann University Hospital, Residency
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Baghdad 1965
  • Full Name

  • Ami Iskandrian