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Udo Hoffmann, M.D.

TitleProfessor of Radiology
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
DepartmentRadiology
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
100 Charles River Plaza, Suite 400
Boston MA 02114
Phone617/726-1255
Fax617/724-4152

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  1. Sidhu MS, Uthamalingam S, Ahmed W, Engel LC, Vorasettakarnkij Y, Lee AM, Hoffmann U, Brady T, Abbara S, Ghoshhajra BB. Defining left ventricular noncompaction using cardiac computed tomography. J Thorac Imaging. 2014 Jan; 29(1):60-6.
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  2. Earls JP, Woodard PK, Abbara S, Akers SR, Araoz PA, Cummings K, Cury RC, Dorbala S, Hoffmann U, Hsu JY, Jacobs JE, Min JK. ACR Appropriateness Criteria Asymptomatic Patient at Risk for Coronary Artery Disease. J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Jan; 11(1):12-9.
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  3. Hruby A, O'Donnell CJ, Jacques PF, Meigs JB, Hoffmann U, McKeown NM. Magnesium intake is inversely associated with coronary artery calcification: the framingham heart study. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Jan; 7(1):59-69.
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  4. Chuang ML, Leslie RW, Massaro JM, Manders ES, Fox CS, Hoffmann U, O'Donnell CJ. Distribution of abdominal aortic calcium by computed tomography: impact of analysis method on quantitative calcium score. Acad Radiol. 2013 Nov; 20(11):1422-8.
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  5. Bamberg F, Parhofer KG, Lochner E, Marcus RP, Theisen D, Findeisen HM, Hoffmann U, Schönberg SO, Schlett CL, Reiser MF, Weckbach S. Diabetes Mellitus: Long-term Prognostic Value of Whole-Body MR Imaging for the Occurrence of Cardiac and Cerebrovascular Events. Radiology. 2013 Dec; 269(3):730-7.
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  6. Figueroa AL, Abdelbaky A, Truong QA, Corsini E, Macnabb MH, Lavender ZR, Lawler MA, Grinspoon SK, Brady TJ, Nasir K, Hoffmann U, Tawakol A. Measurement of Arterial Activity on Routine FDG PET/CT Images Improves Prediction of Risk of Future CV Events. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Dec; 6(12):1250-9.
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  7. Hulten E, Bittencourt MS, O'Leary D, Shah R, Ghoshhajra B, Christman MP, Montana P, Steigner M, Truong QA, Nasir K, Rybicki F, Hainer J, Brady TJ, Di Carli MF, Hoffmann U, Abbara S, Blankstein R. Cardiometabolic risk is associated with atherosclerotic burden and prognosis: results from the partners coronary computed tomography angiography registry. Diabetes Care. 2014 Feb; 37(2):555-64.
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  8. Roseman DA, Hwang SJ, Manders ES, O'Donnell CJ, Upadhyay A, Hoffmann U, Fox CS. Renal artery calcium, cardiovascular risk factors, and indexes of renal function. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jan 1; 113(1):156-61.
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  9. Liew G, Ali N, Do S, Petranovic M, Cury R, Brady T, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra B. A novel analysis algorithm for potential quantitative assessment of myocardial computed tomography perfusion. Acad Radiol. 2013 Oct; 20(10):1301-5.
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  10. Hulten E, Goehler A, Bittencourt MS, Bamberg F, Schlett CL, Truong QA, Nichols J, Nasir K, Rogers IS, Gazelle SG, Nagurney JT, Hoffmann U, Blankstein R. Cost and Resource Utilization Associated With Use of Computed Tomography to Evaluate Chest Pain in the Emergency Department: The Rule Out Myocardial Infarction Using Computer Assisted Tomography (ROMICAT) Study. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Sep 1; 6(5):514-24.
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  11. Schlett CL, Maurovich-Horvat P, Ferencik M, Alkadhi H, Stolzmann P, Scheffel H, Seifarth H, Nakano M, Do S, Vorpahl M, Kauczor HU, Bamberg F, Tearney GJ, Virmani R, Hoffmann U. Histogram analysis of lipid-core plaques in coronary computed tomographic angiography: ex vivo validation against histology. Invest Radiol. 2013 Sep; 48(9):646-53.
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  12. Puchner SB, Ferencik M, Karolyi M, Do S, Maurovich-Horvat P, Kauczor HU, Hoffmann U, Schlett CL. The effect of iterative image reconstruction algorithms on the feasibility of automated plaque assessment in coronary CT angiography. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Dec; 29(8):1879-88.
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  13. Engel LC, Lee AM, Seifarth H, Sidhu MS, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra BB. Weekly dose reports: the effects of a continuous quality improvement initiative on coronary computed tomography angiography radiation doses at a tertiary medical center. Acad Radiol. 2013 Aug; 20(8):1015-23.
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  14. Ghoshhajra BB, Lee AM, Engel LC, Celeng C, Kalra MK, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Westra SJ, Abbara S. Radiation dose reduction in pediatric cardiac computed tomography: experience from a tertiary medical center. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Jan; 35(1):171-9.
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  15. Britton KA, Massaro JM, Murabito JM, Kreger BE, Hoffmann U, Fox CS. Body fat distribution, incident cardiovascular disease, cancer, and all-cause mortality. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Sep 3; 62(10):921-5.
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  16. Abdelbaky A, Corsini E, Figueroa AL, Fontanez S, Subramanian S, Ferencik M, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Tawakol A. Focal Arterial Inflammation Precedes Subsequent Calcification in the Same Location: A Longitudinal FDG-PET/CT Study. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Sep 1; 6(5):747-54.
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  17. Boiselle PM, Hoffmann U, Schoepf UJ, White CS. Expert Opinion: Is 24/7 Coverage Necessary for Implementing Coronary CT Angiography in the Emergency Room Setting? J Thorac Imaging. 2013 Jul; 28(4):203.
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  18. Yu BB, Zhai JL, Sun G, Maurovich-Horvat P, Schlett CL, Hoffmann U. Diagnostic Accuracy of CT Angiography, Intravascular US, and Optical Frequency Domain Imaging in the Differentiation of Advanced Coronary Plaques. Radiology. 2013 Jul; 268(1):304-5.
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  19. Maurovich-Horvat P, Schlett CL, Hoffmann U. Response. Radiology. 2013 Jul; 268(1):304-5.
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  20. Britton KA, Wang N, Palmisano J, Corsini E, Schlett CL, Hoffmann U, Larson MG, Vasan RS, Vita JA, Mitchell GF, Benjamin EJ, Hamburg NM, Fox CS. Thoracic periaortic and visceral adipose tissue and their cross-sectional associations with measures of vascular function. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Jul; 21(7):1496-503.
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  21. Rogg J, Hoffmann U, Truong Q, Brown DF, Parry B, Nagurney JT. Evaluation of renal function tests by age and sex to determine emergency department patients' eligibility for cardiac computed tomography. J Emerg Med. 2013 Aug; 45(2):220-7.
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  22. Truong QA, Hayden D, Woodard PK, Kirby R, Chou ET, Nagurney JT, Wiviott SD, Fleg JL, Schoenfeld DA, Udelson JE, Hoffmann U. Sex Differences in the Effectiveness of Early Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography Compared With Standard Emergency Department Evaluation for Acute Chest Pain: The Rule-Out Myocardial Infarction With Computer-Assisted Tomography (ROMICAT)-II Trial. Circulation. 2013 Jun 25; 127(25):2494-502.
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  23. Murabito JM, Massaro JM, Clifford B, Hoffmann U, Fox CS. Depressive symptoms are associated with visceral adiposity in a community-based sample of middle-aged women and men. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Aug; 21(8):1713-9.
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  24. Schlett CL, Ferencik M, Celeng C, Maurovich-Horvat P, Scheffel H, Stolzmann P, Do S, Kauczor HU, Alkadhi H, Bamberg F, Hoffmann U. How to assess non-calcified plaque in CT angiography: delineation methods affect diagnostic accuracy of low-attenuation plaque by CT for lipid-core plaque in histology. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Nov; 14(11):1099-105.
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  25. Rosenquist KJ, Pedley A, Massaro JM, Therkelsen KE, Murabito JM, Hoffmann U, Fox CS. Visceral and subcutaneous fat quality and cardiometabolic risk. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Jul; 6(7):762-71.
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  26. Woodard PK, White RD, Abbara S, Araoz PA, Cury RC, Dorbala S, Earls JP, Hoffmann U, Hsu JY, Jacobs JE, Javidan-Nejad C, Krishnamurthy R, Mammen L, Martin ET, Ryan T, Shah AB, Steiner RM, Vogel-Claussen J, White CS. ACR Appropriateness Criteria Chronic Chest Pain-Low to Intermediate Probability of Coronary Artery Disease. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 May; 10(5):329-34.
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  27. Lee AM, Beaudoin J, Engel LC, Sidhu MS, Abbara S, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra BB. Assessment of image quality and radiation dose of prospectively ECG-triggered adaptive dual-source coronary computed tomography angiography (cCTA) with arrhythmia rejection algorithm in systole versus diastole: a retrospective cohort study. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Aug; 29(6):1361-70.
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  28. Vijayakumar J, Subramanian S, Singh P, Corsini E, Fontanez S, Lawler M, Kaplan R, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Tawakol A. Arterial inflammation in bronchial asthma. J Nucl Cardiol. 2013 Jun; 20(3):385-95.
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  29. Károlyi M, Seifarth H, Liew G, Schlett CL, Maurovich-Horvat P, Stolzmann P, Dai G, Huang S, Goergen CJ, Nakano M, Otsuka F, Virmani R, Hoffmann U, Sosnovik DE. Classification of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaques Ex Vivo With T1, T2, and Ultrashort Echo Time CMR. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Apr; 6(4):466-74.
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  30. Rogers IS, Massaro JM, Truong QA, Mahabadi AA, Kriegel MF, Fox CS, Thanassoulis G, Isselbacher EM, Hoffmann U, O'Donnell CJ. Distribution, Determinants, and Normal Reference Values of Thoracic and Abdominal Aortic Diameters by Computed Tomography (from the Framingham Heart Study). Am J Cardiol. 2013 May 15; 111(10):1510-6.
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  31. Ghoshhajra BB, Lee AM, Ferencik M, Elmariah S, Margey RJ, Onuma O, Panagia M, Abbara S, Hoffmann U. Interpreting the Interpretations: The Use of Structured Reporting Improves Referring Clinicians' Comprehension of Coronary CT Angiography Reports. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Jun; 10(6):432-8.
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  32. Therkelsen KE, Pedley A, Speliotes EK, Massaro JM, Murabito J, Hoffmann U, Fox CS. Intramuscular fat and associations with metabolic risk factors in the framingham heart study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013 Apr; 33(4):863-70.
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  33. Johnson AD, Hwang SJ, Voorman A, Morrison A, Peloso GM, Hsu YH, Thanassoulis G, Newton-Cheh C, Rogers IS, Hoffmann U, Freedman JE, Fox CS, Psaty BM, Boerwinkle E, Cupples LA, O'Donnell CJ. Resequencing and clinical associations of the 9p21.3 region: a comprehensive investigation in the framingham heart study. Circulation. 2013 Feb 19; 127(7):799-810.
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  34. Sidhu MS, Ghoshhajra BB, Uthamalingam S, Kilcullen N, Engel LC, Medina HM, Venkatesh V, Vorasettakarnkij Y, Hoffmann U, Cury RC, Abbara S, Brady TJ. Clinical experiences of delayed contrast enhancement with cardiac computed tomography: case series. BMC Res Notes. 2013; 6(1):2.
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  35. Ahmed W, Schlett CL, Uthamalingam S, Truong QA, Koenig W, Rogers IS, Blankstein R, Nagurney JT, Tawakol A, Januzzi JL, Hoffmann U. Single Resting hsTnT Level Predicts Abnormal Myocardial Stress Test in Acute Chest Pain Patients With Normal Initial Standard Troponin. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Jan; 6(1):72-82.
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  36. Ghoshhajra BB, Engel LC, Károlyi M, Sidhu MS, Wai B, Barreto M, Shanmugam U, Hoffmann U, Brady TJ, Kalra M, Abbara S. Cardiac computed tomography angiography with automatic tube potential selection: effects on radiation dose and image quality. J Thorac Imaging. 2013 Jan; 28(1):40-8.
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  37. Schlett CL, Truong QA, Ahmed W, Blankstein R, Ferencik M, Uthamalingam S, Bamberg F, Koenig W, Januzzi JL, Hoffmann U. High-sensitivity troponin T and C-reactive protein to identify patients without cardiac structural and functional abnormalities as assessed by cardiac CT and SPECT imaging: can biomarkers predict cardiac health? Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Apr; 29(4):865-73.
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  38. Britton KA, Pedley A, Massaro JM, Corsini EM, Murabito JM, Hoffmann U, Fox CS. Prevalence, distribution, and risk factor correlates of high thoracic periaortic fat in the framingham heart study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2012 Dec; 1(6):e004200.
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  39. Thanassoulis G, Massaro JM, Corsini E, Rogers I, Schlett CL, Meigs JB, Hoffmann U, O'Donnell CJ, Fox CS. Periaortic adipose tissue and aortic dimensions in the framingham heart study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2012 Dec; 1(6):e000885.
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  40. Maurovich-Horvat P, Schlett CL, Alkadhi H, Nakano M, Otsuka F, Stolzmann P, Scheffel H, Ferencik M, Kriegel MF, Seifarth H, Virmani R, Hoffmann U. The Napkin-Ring Sign Indicates Advanced Atherosclerotic Lesions in Coronary CT Angiography. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Dec; 5(12):1243-52.
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  41. Porter SA, Pedley A, Massaro JM, Vasan RS, Hoffmann U, Fox CS. Aminotransferase levels are associated with cardiometabolic risk above and beyond visceral fat and insulin resistance: the framingham heart study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013 Jan; 33(1):139-46.
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  42. Tsao CW, Preis SR, Peloso GM, Hwang SJ, Kathiresan S, Fox CS, Cupples LA, Hoffmann U, O'Donnell CJ. Relations of long-term and contemporary lipid levels and lipid genetic risk scores with coronary artery calcium in the framingham heart study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Dec 11; 60(23):2364-71.
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  43. Samelson EJ, Booth SL, Fox CS, Tucker KL, Wang TJ, Hoffmann U, Cupples LA, O'Donnell CJ, Kiel DP. Calcium intake is not associated with increased coronary artery calcification: the Framingham Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Dec; 96(6):1274-80.
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  44. Trikudanathan S, Pedley A, Massaro JM, Hoffmann U, Seely EW, Murabito JM, Fox CS. Association of female reproductive factors with body composition: the framingham heart study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Jan; 98(1):236-44.
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  45. Mekkaoui C, Huang S, Chen HH, Dai G, Reese TG, Kostis WJ, Thiagalingam A, Maurovich-Horvat P, Ruskin JN, Hoffmann U, Jackowski MP, Sosnovik DE. Fiber architecture in remodeled myocardium revealed with a quantitative diffusion CMR tractography framework and histological validation. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2012; 14:70.
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  46. Hoffmann U, Venkatesh V, White RD, Woodard PK, Carr JJ, Dorbala S, Earls JP, Jacobs JE, Mammen L, Martin ET, Ryan T, White CS. ACR Appropriateness Criteria(®) acute nonspecific chest pain-low probability of coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Radiol. 2012 Oct; 9(10):745-50.
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  47. Maurovich-Horvat P, Schlett CL, Alkadhi H, Nakano M, Stolzmann P, Vorpahl M, Scheffel H, Tanaka A, Warger WC, Maehara A, Ma S, Kriegel MF, Kaple RK, Seifarth H, Bamberg F, Mintz GS, Tearney GJ, Virmani R, Hoffmann U. Differentiation of early from advanced coronary atherosclerotic lesions: systematic comparison of CT, intravascular US, and optical frequency domain imaging with histopathologic examination in ex vivo human hearts. Radiology. 2012 Nov; 265(2):393-401.
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  48. Bamberg F, Marcus RP, Schlett CL, Schoepf UJ, Johnson TR, Nance JW, Hoffmann U, Reiser MF, Nikolaou K. Imaging evaluation of acute chest pain: systematic review of evidence base and cost-effectiveness. J Thorac Imaging. 2012 Sep; 27(5):289-95.
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  49. Ferencik M, Schlett CL, Bamberg F, Truong QA, Nichols JH, Pena AJ, Shapiro MD, Rogers IS, Seneviratne S, Parry BA, Cury RC, Brady TJ, Brown DF, Nagurney JT, Hoffmann U. Comparison of traditional cardiovascular risk models and coronary atherosclerotic plaque as detected by computed tomography for prediction of acute coronary syndrome in patients with acute chest pain. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Aug; 19(8):934-42.
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  50. Hoffmann U, Truong QA, Schoenfeld DA, Chou ET, Woodard PK, Nagurney JT, Pope JH, Hauser TH, White CS, Weiner SG, Kalanjian S, Mullins ME, Mikati I, Peacock WF, Zakroysky P, Hayden D, Goehler A, Lee H, Gazelle GS, Wiviott SD, Fleg JL, Udelson JE. Coronary CT angiography versus standard evaluation in acute chest pain. N Engl J Med. 2012 Jul 26; 367(4):299-308.
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  51. Subramanian S, Tawakol A, Burdo TH, Abbara S, Wei J, Vijayakumar J, Corsini E, Abdelbaky A, Zanni MV, Hoffmann U, Williams KC, Lo J, Grinspoon SK. Arterial inflammation in patients with HIV. JAMA. 2012 Jul 25; 308(4):379-86.
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  52. Rutter MK, Massaro JM, Hoffmann U, O'Donnell CJ, Fox CS. Fasting glucose, obesity, and coronary artery calcification in community-based people without diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2012 Sep; 35(9):1944-50.
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  53. Seifarth H, Schlett CL, Nakano M, Otsuka F, Károlyi M, Liew G, Maurovich-Horvat P, Alkadhi H, Virmani R, Hoffmann U. Histopathological correlates of the napkin-ring sign plaque in coronary CT angiography. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Sep; 224(1):90-6.
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  54. Chuang ML, Massaro JM, Levitzky YS, Fox CS, Manders ES, Hoffmann U, O'Donnell CJ. Prevalence and distribution of abdominal aortic calcium by gender and age group in a community-based cohort (from the Framingham Heart Study). Am J Cardiol. 2012 Sep 15; 110(6):891-6.
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  55. Ghoshhajra BB, Engel LC, Major GP, Goehler A, Techasith T, Verdini D, Do S, Liu B, Li X, Sala M, Kim MS, Blankstein R, Prakash P, Sidhu MS, Corsini E, Banerji D, Wu D, Abbara S, Truong Q, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Kalra M. Evolution of coronary computed tomography radiation dose reduction at a tertiary referral center. Am J Med. 2012 Aug; 125(8):764-72.
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  56. Ferencik M, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U. Computed tomography imaging of cardiac allograft vasculopathy. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2012 Jul-Aug; 6(4):223-31.
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  57. Stolzmann P, Schlett CL, Maurovich-Horvat P, Maehara A, Ma S, Scheffel H, Engel LC, Károlyi M, Mintz GS, Hoffmann U. Variability and accuracy of coronary CT angiography including use of iterative reconstruction algorithms for plaque burden assessment as compared with intravascular ultrasound-an ex vivo study. Eur Radiol. 2012 Oct; 22(10):2067-75.
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  58. Truong QA, Bayley J, Hoffmann U, Bamberg F, Schlett CL, Nagurney JT, Koenig W, Januzzi JL. Multi-marker strategy of natriuretic peptide with either conventional or high-sensitivity troponin-T for acute coronary syndrome diagnosis in emergency department patients with chest pain: from the "Rule Out Myocardial Infarction using Computer Assisted Tomography" (ROMICAT) trial. Am Heart J. 2012 Jun; 163(6):972-979.e1.
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  59. Thai WE, Wai B, Lin K, Cheng T, Heist EK, Hoffmann U, Singh JP, Truong QA. Pulmonary venous anatomy imaging with low-dose, prospectively ECG-triggered, high-pitch 128-slice dual-source computed tomography. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Jun 1; 5(3):521-30.
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  60. Fox CS, White CC, Lohman K, Heard-Costa N, Cohen P, Zhang Y, Johnson AD, Emilsson V, Liu CT, Chen YD, Taylor KD, Allison M, Budoff M, Rotter JI, Carr JJ, Hoffmann U, Ding J, Cupples LA, Liu Y. Genome-wide association of pericardial fat identifies a unique locus for ectopic fat. PLoS Genet. 2012; 8(5):e1002705.
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  61. Siegel E, Thai WE, Techasith T, Major G, Szymonifka J, Tawakol A, Nagurney JT, Hoffmann U, Truong QA. Aortic distensibility and its relationship to coronary and thoracic atherosclerosis plaque and morphology by MDCT: Insights from the ROMICAT Trial. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Aug 20; 167(4):1616-21.
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  62. Lee CP, Hoffmann U, Bamberg F, Brown DF, Chang Y, Swap C, Parry BA, Nagurney JT. Emergency physician estimates of the probability of acute coronary syndrome in a cohort of patients enrolled in a study of coronary computed tomographic angiography. CJEM. 2012 May; 14(3):147-56.
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  63. Lee AM, Engel LC, Shah B, Liew G, Sidhu MS, Kalra M, Abbara S, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra BB. Coronary computed tomography angiography during arrhythmia: Radiation dose reduction with prospectively ECG-triggered axial and retrospectively ECG-gated helical 128-slice dual-source CT. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2012 May; 6(3):172-183.e2.
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  64. O'Seaghdha CM, Hwang SJ, Vasan RS, Larson MG, Hoffmann U, Wang TJ, Fox CS. Correlation of renin angiotensin and aldosterone system activity with subcutaneous and visceral adiposity: the framingham heart study. BMC Endocr Disord. 2012; 12:3.
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  65. Ferencik M, Schlett CL, Ghoshhajra BB, Kriegel MF, Joshi SB, Maurovich-Horvat P, Rogers IS, Banerji D, Bamberg F, Truong QA, Brady TJ, Nagurney JT, Hoffmann U. A computed tomography-based coronary lesion score to predict acute coronary syndrome among patients with acute chest pain and significant coronary stenosis on coronary computed tomographic angiogram. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Jul 15; 110(2):183-9.
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  66. Blankstein R, Hoffmann U. Evaluation for coronary artery disease and medicare spending. JAMA. 2012 Mar 7; 307(9):911-2; author reply 912.
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  67. Schlett CL, Ferencik M, Kriegel MF, Bamberg F, Ghoshhajra BB, Joshi SB, Nagurney JT, Fox CS, Truong QA, Hoffmann U. Association of pericardial fat and coronary high-risk lesions as determined by cardiac CT. Atherosclerosis. 2012 May; 222(1):129-34.
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  68. Hoffmann U, Truong QA, Fleg JL, Goehler A, Gazelle S, Wiviott S, Lee H, Udelson JE, Schoenfeld D. Design of the Rule Out Myocardial Ischemia/Infarction Using Computer Assisted Tomography: a multicenter randomized comparative effectiveness trial of cardiac computed tomography versus alternative triage strategies in patients with acute chest pain in the emergency department. Am Heart J. 2012 Mar; 163(3):330-8, 338.e1.
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  69. Blankstein R, Ahmed W, Bamberg F, Rogers IS, Schlett CL, Nasir K, Fontes J, Tawakol A, Brady TJ, Nagurney JT, Hoffmann U, Truong QA. Comparison of exercise treadmill testing with cardiac computed tomography angiography among patients presenting to the emergency room with chest pain: the Rule Out Myocardial Infarction Using Computer-Assisted Tomography (ROMICAT) study. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Mar; 5(2):233-42.
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  70. Seifarth H, Schlett CL, Truong QA, Hoffmann U. Cardiac CT in the emergency department. Cardiol Clin. 2012 Feb; 30(1):117-33.
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  71. Hachamovitch R, Nutter B, Hlatky MA, Shaw LJ, Ridner ML, Dorbala S, Beanlands RS, Chow BJ, Branscomb E, Chareonthaitawee P, Weigold WG, Voros S, Abbara S, Yasuda T, Jacobs JE, Lesser J, Berman DS, Thomson LE, Raman S, Heller GV, Schussheim A, Brunken R, Williams KA, Farkas S, Delbeke D, Schoepf UJ, Reichek N, Rabinowitz S, Sigman SR, Patterson R, Corn CR, White R, Kazerooni E, Corbett J, Bokhari S, Machac J, Guarneri E, Borges-Neto S, Millstine JW, Caldwell J, Arrighi J, Hoffmann U, Budoff M, Lima J, Johnson JR, Johnson B, Gaber M, Williams JA, Foster C, Hainer J, Di Carli MF. Patient management after noninvasive cardiac imaging results from SPARC (Study of myocardial perfusion and coronary anatomy imaging roles in coronary artery disease). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Jan 31; 59(5):462-74.
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  72. Wasfy MM, Brady TJ, Abbara S, Nasir K, Hoffmann U, Cury RC, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Comparison of cardiac computed tomography examination appropriateness under the 2010 revised versus the 2006 original Appropriate Use Criteria. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2012 Mar-Apr; 6(2):99-107.
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  73. Thanassoulis G, Peloso GM, Pencina MJ, Hoffmann U, Fox CS, Cupples LA, Levy D, D'Agostino RB, Hwang SJ, O'Donnell CJ. A genetic risk score is associated with incident cardiovascular disease and coronary artery calcium: the Framingham Heart Study. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012 Feb 1; 5(1):113-21.
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  74. Wasfy MM, Brady TJ, Abbara S, Nasir K, Ghoshhajra BB, Truong QA, Hoffmann U, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Comparison of the Diamond-Forrester method and Duke Clinical Score to predict obstructive coronary artery disease by computed tomographic angiography. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Apr 1; 109(7):998-1004.
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  75. Pang PS, Hoffmann U, Shah SJ. Classification of patients with acute heart failure syndromes in the emergency department. Circ Heart Fail. 2012 Jan; 5(1):2-5.
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  76. Scheffel H, Stolzmann P, Schlett CL, Engel LC, Major GP, Károlyi M, Do S, Maurovich-Horvat P, Hoffmann U. Coronary artery plaques: cardiac CT with model-based and adaptive-statistical iterative reconstruction technique. Eur J Radiol. 2012 Mar; 81(3):e363-9.
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  77. Truong QA, Massaro JM, Rogers IS, Mahabadi AA, Kriegel MF, Fox CS, O'Donnell CJ, Hoffmann U. Reference values for normal pulmonary artery dimensions by noncontrast cardiac computed tomography: the Framingham Heart Study. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Jan; 5(1):147-54.
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  78. Kaess BM, Pedley A, Massaro JM, Larson MG, Corsini E, Hoffmann U, Smith HM, Sawyer DB, Vasan RS, Fox CS. Relation of vascular growth factors with CT-derived measures of body fat distribution: the Framingham Heart Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Mar; 97(3):987-94.
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  239. Hoffmann U, Nagurney JT, Moselewski F, Pena A, Ferencik M, Chae CU, Cury RC, Butler J, Abbara S, Brown DF, Manini A, Nichols JH, Achenbach S, Brady TJ. Coronary multidetector computed tomography in the assessment of patients with acute chest pain. Circulation. 2006 Nov 21; 114(21):2251-60.
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  240. O'Donnell CJ, Shea MK, Price PA, Gagnon DR, Wilson PW, Larson MG, Kiel DP, Hoffmann U, Ferencik M, Clouse ME, Williamson MK, Cupples LA, Dawson-Hughes B, Booth SL. Matrix Gla protein is associated with risk factors for atherosclerosis but not with coronary artery calcification. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2006 Dec; 26(12):2769-74.
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  241. Sheth TN, Rieber J, Mooyaart EA, Pena A, Abbara S, Cury RC, Brady T, Hoffmann U. Usefulness of coronary computed tomographic angiography to assess suitability for revascularization in patients with significant coronary artery disease and angina pectoris. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Nov 1; 98(9):1198-201.
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  242. Gregory SA, Ferencik M, Achenbach S, Yeh RW, Hoffmann U, Inglessis I, Cury RC, Nieman K, McNulty IA, Laffan JA, Pomerantsev EV, Brady TJ, Semigran MJ, Jang IK. Comparison of sixty-four-slice multidetector computed tomographic coronary angiography to coronary angiography with intravascular ultrasound for the detection of transplant vasculopathy. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Oct 1; 98(7):877-84.
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  243. Oschatz E, Benesch T, Kodras K, Hoffmann U, Haas M. Changes of coronary calcification after kidney transplantation. Am J Kidney Dis. 2006 Aug; 48(2):307-13.
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  244. Rieber J, Meissner O, Babaryka G, Reim S, Oswald M, Koenig A, Schiele TM, Shapiro M, Theisen K, Reiser MF, Klauss V, Hoffmann U. Diagnostic accuracy of optical coherence tomography and intravascular ultrasound for the detection and characterization of atherosclerotic plaque composition in ex-vivo coronary specimens: a comparison with histology. Coron Artery Dis. 2006 Aug; 17(5):425-30.
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  245. Ferencik M, Chan RC, Achenbach S, Lisauskas JB, Houser SL, Hoffmann U, Abbara S, Cury RC, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ, Brady TJ. Arterial wall imaging: evaluation with 16-section multidetector CT in blood vessel phantoms and ex vivo coronary arteries. Radiology. 2006 Sep; 240(3):708-16.
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  246. Hoffmann U, Pena AJ, Cury RC, Abbara S, Ferencik M, Moselewski F, Siebert U, Brady TJ, Nagurney JT. Cardiac CT in emergency department patients with acute chest pain. Radiographics. 2006 Jul-Aug; 26(4):963-78; discussion 979-80.
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  247. Nieman K, Cury RC, Ferencik M, Nomura CH, Abbara S, Hoffmann U, Gold HK, Jang IK, Brady TJ. Differentiation of recent and chronic myocardial infarction by cardiac computed tomography. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Aug 1; 98(3):303-8.
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  248. Hoffmann U, Ferencik M, Cury RC, Pena AJ. Coronary CT angiography. J Nucl Med. 2006 May; 47(5):797-806.
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  249. Hoffmann U, Shapiro M. Coronary multidetector computed tomography: a new standard for preoperative risk assessment? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 May 16; 47(10):2025-6.
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  250. Hoffmann U, Moselewski F, Nieman K, Jang IK, Ferencik M, Rahman AM, Cury RC, Abbara S, Joneidi-Jafari H, Achenbach S, Brady TJ. Noninvasive assessment of plaque morphology and composition in culprit and stable lesions in acute coronary syndrome and stable lesions in stable angina by multidetector computed tomography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Apr 18; 47(8):1655-62.
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  251. Pohle K, Achenbach S, Macneill B, Ropers D, Ferencik M, Moselewski F, Hoffmann U, Brady TJ, Jang IK, Daniel WG. Characterization of non-calcified coronary atherosclerotic plaque by multi-detector row CT: comparison to IVUS. Atherosclerosis. 2007 Jan; 190(1):174-80.
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  252. Lembcke A, Hein PA, Enzweiler CN, Hoffmann U, Klessen C, Dohmen PM. Acute myocardial ischemia after aortic valve replacement: a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation using dynamic multislice spiral computed tomography. Eur J Radiol. 2006 Mar; 57(3):351-5.
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  253. Cury RC, Ferencik M, Achenbach S, Pomerantsev E, Nieman K, Moselewski F, Abbara S, Jang IK, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U. Accuracy of 16-slice multi-detector CT to quantify the degree of coronary artery stenosis: assessment of cross-sectional and longitudinal vessel reconstructions. Eur J Radiol. 2006 Mar; 57(3):345-50.
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  254. Ferencik M, Lisauskas JB, Cury RC, Hoffmann U, Abbara S, Achenbach S, Karl WC, Brady TJ, Chan RC. Improved vessel morphology measurements in contrast-enhanced multi-detector computed tomography coronary angiography with non-linear post-processing. Eur J Radiol. 2006 Mar; 57(3):380-3.
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  255. Hoffmann U, Siebert U, Bull-Stewart A, Achenbach S, Ferencik M, Moselewski F, Brady TJ, Massaro JM, O'Donnell CJ. Evidence for lower variability of coronary artery calcium mineral mass measurements by multi-detector computed tomography in a community-based cohort--consequences for progression studies. Eur J Radiol. 2006 Mar; 57(3):396-402.
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  256. Hoffmann U, Butler J. MDCT-based coronary angiography: a Rosetta stone for understanding coronary disease? Eur J Radiol. 2006 Mar; 57(3):329-30.
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  257. Ferencik M, Nomura CH, Maurovich-Horvat P, Hoffmann U, Pena AJ, Cury RC, Abbara S, Nieman K, Fatima U, Achenbach S, Brady TJ. Quantitative parameters of image quality in 64-slice computed tomography angiography of the coronary arteries. Eur J Radiol. 2006 Mar; 57(3):373-9.
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  258. Moselewski F, Ferencik M, Achenbach S, Abbara S, Cury RC, Booth SL, Jang IK, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U. Threshold-dependent variability of coronary artery calcification measurements -- implications for contrast-enhanced multi-detector row-computed tomography. Eur J Radiol. 2006 Mar; 57(3):390-5.
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  259. Lembcke A, Hein PA, Dohmen PM, Klessen C, Wiese TH, Hoffmann U, Hamm B, Enzweiler CN. Pictorial review: electron beam computed tomography and multislice spiral computed tomography for cardiac imaging. Eur J Radiol. 2006 Mar; 57(3):356-67.
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  260. Rosol M, Sachdev K, Enzweiler CN, Kwait DC, Millea R, Titus J, Handwerker J, Wicky S, Achenbach S, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U. A novel model to test accuracy and reproducibility of MDCT scan protocols for coronary calcium in vivo. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2006 Feb; 22(1):111-8.
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  261. Lembcke A, Dushe S, Dohmen PM, Hoffmann U, Wegner B, Kloeters C, Enzweiler CN, Hamm B, Konertz WF. Early and late effects of passive epicardial constraint on left ventricular geometry: ellipsoidal re-shaping confirmed by electron-beam computed tomography. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 Jan; 25(1):90-8.
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  262. Cury RC, Abbara S, Schmidt S, Malchano ZJ, Neuzil P, Weichet J, Ferencik M, Hoffmann U, Ruskin JN, Brady TJ, Reddy VY. Relationship of the esophagus and aorta to the left atrium and pulmonary veins: implications for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2005 Dec; 2(12):1317-23.
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  263. Abbara S, Cury RC, Nieman K, Reddy V, Moselewski F, Schmidt S, Ferencik M, Hoffmann U, Brady TJ, Achenbach S. Noninvasive evaluation of cardiac veins with 16-MDCT angiography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Oct; 185(4):1001-6.
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  264. Cury RC, Pomerantsev EV, Ferencik M, Hoffmann U, Nieman K, Moselewski F, Abbara S, Jang IK, Brady TJ, Achenbach S. Comparison of the degree of coronary stenoses by multidetector computed tomography versus by quantitative coronary angiography. Am J Cardiol. 2005 Sep 15; 96(6):784-7.
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  265. Chow BJ, Hoffmann U, Nieman K. Computed tomographic coronary angiography: an alternative to invasive coronary angiography. Can J Cardiol. 2005 Sep; 21(11):933-40.
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  266. Hoffmann U, Butler J. Noninvasive detection of coronary atherosclerotic plaque by multidetector row computed tomography. Int J Obes (Lond). 2005 Sep; 29 Suppl 2:S46-53.
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  267. Moselewski F, O'Donnell CJ, Achenbach S, Ferencik M, Massaro J, Nguyen A, Cury RC, Abbara S, Jang IK, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U. Calcium concentration of individual coronary calcified plaques as measured by multidetector row computed tomography. Circulation. 2005 Jun 21; 111(24):3236-41.
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  268. Tawakol A, Migrino RQ, Hoffmann U, Abbara S, Houser S, Gewirtz H, Muller JE, Brady TJ, Fischman AJ. Noninvasive in vivo measurement of vascular inflammation with F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography. J Nucl Cardiol. 2005 May-Jun; 12(3):294-301.
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  269. Lembcke A, Borges AC, Dohmen PM, Hoffmann U, Hermann KG, Kroencke TJ, Fischer T, Hamm B, Enzweiler CN. Quantification of functional mitral valve regurgitation in patients with congestive heart failure: comparison of electron-beam computed tomography with cardiac catheterization. Invest Radiol. 2004 Dec; 39(12):728-39.
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  270. Moselewski F, Ropers D, Pohle K, Hoffmann U, Ferencik M, Chan RC, Cury RC, Abbara S, Jang IK, Brady TJ, Daniel WG, Achenbach S. Comparison of measurement of cross-sectional coronary atherosclerotic plaque and vessel areas by 16-slice multidetector computed tomography versus intravascular ultrasound. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Nov 15; 94(10):1294-7.
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  271. Hoffmann U, Moselewski F, Cury RC, Ferencik M, Jang IK, Diaz LJ, Abbara S, Brady TJ, Achenbach S. Predictive value of 16-slice multidetector spiral computed tomography to detect significant obstructive coronary artery disease in patients at high risk for coronary artery disease: patient-versus segment-based analysis. Circulation. 2004 Oct 26; 110(17):2638-43.
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  272. Wicky S, Greenfield A, Fan CM, Geller SC, Hamberg LM, Hoffmann U, Waltman AC. Aortoiliac gadolinium-enhanced CT angiography: improved results with a 16-detector row scanner compared with a four-detector row scanner. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2004 Sep; 15(9):947-54.
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  273. Cury RC, Ferencik M, Hoffmann U, Ferullo A, Moselewski F, Abbara S, Booth SL, O'Donnell CJ, Brady TJ, Achenbach S. Epidemiology and association of vascular and valvular calcium quantified by multidetector computed tomography in elderly asymptomatic subjects. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Aug 1; 94(3):348-51.
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  274. Achenbach S, Ropers D, Pohle FK, Hoffmann U, Ferencik M, Cury R, Abbara S, Brady T, Daniel WG. The use of CTA in the chest pain center: a perspective. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2004 Jun; 3(2):87-93.
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  275. Hoffmann U, Millea R, Enzweiler C, Ferencik M, Gulick S, Titus J, Achenbach S, Kwait D, Sosnovik D, Brady TJ. Acute myocardial infarction: contrast-enhanced multi-detector row CT in a porcine model. Radiology. 2004 Jun; 231(3):697-701.
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  276. Ferencik M, Abbara S, Hoffmann U, Cury RC, Brady TJ, Achenbach S. Left ventricular thin-point detection using multidetector spiral computed tomography. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Apr 1; 93(7):949-51.
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  277. Achenbach S, Ropers D, Hoffmann U, MacNeill B, Baum U, Pohle K, Brady TJ, Pomerantsev E, Ludwig J, Flachskampf FA, Wicky S, Jang IK, Daniel WG. Assessment of coronary remodeling in stenotic and nonstenotic coronary atherosclerotic lesions by multidetector spiral computed tomography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Mar 3; 43(5):842-7.
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  278. Achenbach S, Moselewski F, Ropers D, Ferencik M, Hoffmann U, MacNeill B, Pohle K, Baum U, Anders K, Jang IK, Daniel WG, Brady TJ. Detection of calcified and noncalcified coronary atherosclerotic plaque by contrast-enhanced, submillimeter multidetector spiral computed tomography: a segment-based comparison with intravascular ultrasound. Circulation. 2004 Jan 6; 109(1):14-7.
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  279. Achenbach S, Nomayo A, Couturier G, Ropers D, Pohle K, Schlundt C, Schmermund A, Matarazzo TJ, Hoffmann U, Daniel WG, Killip T. Relation between coronary calcium and 10-year risk scores in primary prevention patients. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Dec 15; 92(12):1471-5.
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  280. Ferencik M, Moselewski F, Ropers D, Hoffmann U, Baum U, Anders K, Pomerantsev EV, Abbara S, Brady TJ, Achenbach S. Quantitative parameters of image quality in multidetector spiral computed tomographic coronary imaging with submillimeter collimation. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Dec 1; 92(11):1257-62.
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  281. Achenbach S, Ropers D, Pohle K, Anders K, Baum U, Hoffmann U, Moselewski F, Ferencik M, Brady TJ. Clinical results of minimally invasive coronary angiography using computed tomography. Cardiol Clin. 2003 Nov; 21(4):549-59.
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  282. Hoffmann U, Kwait DC, Handwerker J, Chan R, Lamuraglia G, Brady TJ. Vascular calcification in ex vivo carotid specimens: precision and accuracy of measurements with multi-detector row CT. Radiology. 2003 Nov; 229(2):375-81.
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  283. Hoffmann U, Globits S, Schima W, Loewe C, Puig S, Oberhuber G, Frank H. Usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging of cardiac and paracardiac masses. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Oct 1; 92(7):890-5.
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  284. Ferencik M, Ferullo A, Achenbach S, Abbara S, Chan RC, Booth SL, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U. Coronary calcium quantification using various calibration phantoms and scoring thresholds. Invest Radiol. 2003 Sep; 38(9):559-66.
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  285. Achenbach S, Hoffmann U, Ferencik M, Wicky S, Brady TJ. Tomographic coronary angiography by EBCT and MDCT. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2003 Sep-Oct; 46(2):185-95.
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  286. Hoffmann U, Brady TJ, Muller J. Cardiology patient page. Use of new imaging techniques to screen for coronary artery disease. Circulation. 2003 Aug 26; 108(8):e50-3.
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  287. Wicky S, Rosol M, Hoffmann U, Graziano M, Yucel KE, Brady TJ. Comparative study with a moving heart phantom of the impact of temporal resolution on image quality with two multidetector electrocardiography-gated computed tomography units. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2003 May-Jun; 27(3):392-8.
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  288. Enzweiler CN, Wiese TH, Petersein J, Lembcke AE, Borges AC, Dohmen P, Hoffmann U, Hamm B. Diameter changes of occluded venous coronary artery bypass grafts in electron beam tomography: preliminary findings. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2003 Mar; 23(3):347-53.
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  289. Hoffmann U, Derfler K, Haas M, Stadler A, Brady TJ, Kostner K. Effects of combined low-density lipoprotein apheresis and aggressive statin therapy on coronary calcified plaque as measured by computed tomography. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Feb 15; 91(4):461-4.
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  290. Loewe C, Schoder M, Rand T, Hoffmann U, Sailer J, Kos T, Lammer J, Thurnher S. Peripheral vascular occlusive disease: evaluation with contrast-enhanced moving-bed MR angiography versus digital subtraction angiography in 106 patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 Oct; 179(4):1013-21.
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  291. Wicky S, Rosol M, Hamberg LM, Hoffmann U, Enzweiler C, Graziano M, Brady T. Evaluation of retrospective multisector and half scan ECG-gated multidetector cardiac CT protocols with moving phantoms. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2002 Sep-Oct; 26(5):768-76.
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  292. Hoffmann U, Dirisamer A, Heher S, Kostner K, Widhalm K, Neunteufl T. Relation of peripheral flow-mediated vasodilatation and coronary arterial calcium in young patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Jul 1; 90(1):70-3.
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  293. Hoffmann U, Loewe C, Bernhard C, Weber M, Cejna M, Herold CJ, Schima W. MRA of the lower extremities in patients with pulmonary embolism using a blood pool contrast agent: initial experience. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2002 Apr; 15(4):429-37.
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