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George Lab Publications

Selected Publications:

  1. George RT, Lardo AC, and Lima JAC. Multi-detector Computed Tomography for Viability and Perfusion Imaging. The Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2005; Supplement C: 17:15-17.

  2. Lardo AC, Cordeiro MA, Silva C, Amado LC, George RT, Saliaris AP, Schuleri KH, Fernandes VR, Zviman M, Nazarian S, Halperin HR, Wu KC, Hare JM, Lima JA. Contrast-enhanced multidetector computed tomography viability imaging after myocardial infarction: characterization of myocyte death, microvascular obstruction, and chronic scar. Circulation 2006;113:394-404.

  3. George RT, Silva C, Cordeiro MA, DiPaula A, Thompson DR, McCarthy WF, Ichihara T, Lima JAC, Lardo AC. Multi-Detector Computed Tomography Myocardial Perfusion Imaging During Adenosine Stress. J Am Coll Cardiol, July 4 2006; 48(1): 153-160.

  4. George RT, Jerosch-Herold M, Kitagawa K, Bluemke DA, Lima JAC, Lardo AC. Quantification of myocardial perfusion using dynamic 64-detector computed tomography. Invest Radiol, December 2007;42(12).

  5. Schroeder S, Achenbach S, Bengel F, Burgstahler C, Cademartiri F, de Feyter P, George R, Kaufmann P, Kopp AF, Knuuti J, Ropers D, Schuijf J, Tops LF, Bax JJ. Cardiac computed tomography: indications, applications, limitations, and training requirements: Report of a Writing Group deployed by the Working Group Nuclear Cardiology and Cardic CT of the European Society of Cardiology and the European Council of Nuclear Cardiology.  Eur Hear J 2007.

  6. Chang HJ*, George RT*, Schuleri KH*, Evers K, Kitagawa K, Lima JAC, Lardo AC. Prospectively ECG-gated Delayed Enhanced Multi-detector Computed Tomography Accurately Quantifies Infarct Size and Reduces Radiation Exposure by an Order of Magnitude. J Am Coll Cardiol Img. 2009;2(4):412-420.

  7. George RT, Ichihara T, Lima JAC, Lardo AC. A Novel Method for Reconstructing the Arterial Input Function during Helical Computed Tomography: Implications for Myocardial Perfusion Imaging.  Radiology, in press.

  8. George RT, Arab-Zedeh A, Miller JM, Kitagawa K, Chang HJ, Bluemke DA, Becker L, Yousuf O, Texter J, Lardo AC, Lima JAC. Adenosine stress 64 and 256 row detector computed tomography angiography and perfusion imaging: A pilot study evaluating the transmural extent of perfusion abnormalities to predict atherosclerosis causing myocardial ischemia Circ Cardiovasc Imaging, 2009;2 174-182.

  9. Lautamäki R*, George RT*, Kitakawa K, Higuchi T, Merrill J, Voicu C, DiPaula A, Nekolla S, Lima JAC, Lardo AC, Bengel FM. 82-Rubidium PET-CT for Quantitative Assessment of Myocardial Blood Flow – Validation in a Canine Model of Coronary Artery Stenosis. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, 2009 Apr;36(4):576-86.

  10. George RT, Lardo AC, and Lima JAC. The added value of CT myocardial perfusion imaging. Current Cardiovascular Reports, in press.

  11. George RT. Computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging: developmental points of emphasis. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2009 Feb;7(2):99-101.

  12. Kitagawa K, Lardo AC, Lima JA, George RT. Prospective ECG-gated 320 row detector computed tomography: implications for CT angiography and perfusion imaging. Int J Cardiovascular Imaging. 2009 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]

  13. Choi SI, George RT, Schuleri KH, Chun EJ, Lima JA, Lardo AC. Recent developments in Wide-detector cardiac computed tomography.  Int J Cardiovascular Imaging. 2009 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]

  14. Ardekani S, Weiss RG, Lardo AC, George RT, Lima JA, Wu KC, Miller MI, Winslow RL, Younes L. Computational Method for Identifying and Quantifying Shape Features of Human Left Ventricular Remodeling. Ann Biomed Eng. 2009 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print]

  15. Nagel E, Lima JA, George RT, Kramer CM. Newer methods for noninvasive assessment of myocardial perfusion: cardiac magnetic resonance or cardiac computed tomography? JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. May 2009;2(5):656-660.

  16. Schuleri KH, Centola M, George RT, Amado LC, Evers K, Kitagawa K, Vavere AL, Evers R, Hare JM, McVeigh ER, Lima JA, Lardo AC. Characterization of peri-infarct zone heterogeneity by contrast enhanced multi-detector computed tomography. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2009 May 5;53(18):1699-707.

  17. Kobayashi Y, Lardo AC, Nakajima Y, Lima JA, George RT. Left ventricular function, myocardial perfusion and viability. Cardiol Clin. 2009 Nov;27(4):645-54.

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