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profileSharmila Dorbala, M.D.

TitleAssociate Professor of Radiology
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
DepartmentRadiology
AddressBrigham and Women's Hospital
Radiology
75 Francis St
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/732-6290
Fax617/582-6056
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R01HL130563     (DORBALA, SHARMILA)Apr 1, 2016 - Mar 31, 2020
NIH/NHLBI
Molecular Imaging of Primary Amyloid Cardiomyopathy
Role: Principal Investigator

K23HL092299     (DORBALA, SHARMILA)Sep 1, 2009 - May 31, 2014
NIH/NHLBI
Prognostic Utility of Absolute Coronary Microvascular Function by PET/CT
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Gupta A, Taqueti VR, van de Hoef TP, Bajaj NS, Bravo PE, Murthy VL, Osborne MT, Seidelmann SB, Vita TS, Bibbo CF, Harrington M, Hainer J, Rimoldi O, Dorbala S, Bhatt DL, Blankstein R, Camici PG, Di Carli MF. Integrated Non-invasive Physiological Assessment of Coronary Circulatory Function and Impact on Cardiovascular Mortality in Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease. Circulation. 2017 Sep 01. PMID: 28864442.
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  2. Chareonthaitawee P, Beanlands RS, Chen W, Dorbala S, Miller EJ, Murthy VL, Birnie DH, Chen ES, Cooper LT, Tung RH, White ES, Borges-Neto S, Di Carli MF, Gropler RJ, Ruddy TD, Schindler TH, Blankstein R. Joint SNMMI-ASNC expert consensus document on the role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in cardiac sarcoid detection and therapy monitoring. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Aug 02. PMID: 28770463.
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  3. Chareonthaitawee P, Beanlands RS, Chen W, Dorbala S, Miller EJ, Murthy VL, Birnie DH, Chen ES, Cooper LT, Tung RH, White ES, Borges-Neto S, Di Carli MF, Gropler RJ, Ruddy TD, Schindler TH, Blankstein R. Joint SNMMI-ASNC Expert Consensus Document on the Role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in Cardiac Sarcoid Detection and Therapy Monitoring. J Nucl Med. 2017 Aug; 58(8):1341-1353. PMID: 28765228.
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  4. Bravo PE, Dorbala S. Targeted Nuclear Imaging Probes for Cardiac Amyloidosis. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2017 Jul; 19(7):59. PMID: 28508350.
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  5. Bravo PE, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Role of PET to evaluate coronary microvascular dysfunction in non-ischemic cardiomyopathies. Heart Fail Rev. 2017 Jul; 22(4):455-464. PMID: 28577279.
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  6. Taqueti VR, Dorbala S, Wolinsky D, Abbott B, Heller GV, Bateman TM, Mieres JH, Phillips LM, Wenger NK, Shaw LJ. Myocardial perfusion imaging in women for the evaluation of stable ischemic heart disease-state-of-the-evidence and clinical recommendations. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Jun 05. PMID: 28585034.
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  7. Shah NR, Cheezum MK, Veeranna V, Horgan SJ, Taqueti VR, Murthy VL, Foster C, Hainer J, Daniels KM, Rivero J, Shah AM, Stone PH, Morrow DA, Steigner ML, Dorbala S, Blankstein R, Di Carli MF. Ranolazine in Symptomatic Diabetic Patients Without Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease: Impact on Microvascular and Diastolic Function. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 May 04; 6(5). PMID: 28473401.
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  8. Murthy VL, Dorbala S. Clinical value of hyperemic left ventricular systolic function in vasodilator stress testing. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Jun; 24(3):1002-1006. PMID: 28271412.
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  9. Di Carli MF, Davidoff R, Beerbaum P, Dorbala S, Gillam LD, Hoffmann U, Raman SV, Ruberg FL. Editor's Note. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Mar; 10(3). PMID: 28289023.
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  10. Taqueti VR, Shaw LJ, Cook NR, Murthy VL, Shah NR, Foster CR, Hainer J, Blankstein R, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF. Excess Cardiovascular Risk in Women Relative to Men Referred for Coronary Angiography Is Associated With Severely Impaired Coronary Flow Reserve, Not Obstructive Disease. Circulation. 2017 Feb 07; 135(6):566-577. PMID: 27881570.
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  11. Okada DR, Bravo PE, Vita T, Agarwal V, Osborne MT, Taqueti VR, Skali H, Chareonthaitawee P, Dorbala S, Stewart G, Di Carli M, Blankstein R. Erratum to: Isolated cardiac sarcoidosis: A focused review of an under-recognized entity. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Sep 28. PMID: 27681953.
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  12. Witbrodt B, Goyal A, Kelkar AA, Dorbala S, Chow BJ, Di Carli MF, Williams BA, Merhige ME, Berman DS, Germano G, Beanlands RS, Min JK, Arasaratnam P, Sadreddini M, van Velthuijsen ML, Shaw LJ. Prognostic significance of blood pressure response during vasodilator stress Rb-82 positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Sep 22. PMID: 27659457.
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  13. Falk RH, Alexander KM, Liao R, Dorbala S. AL (Light-Chain) Cardiac Amyloidosis: A Review of Diagnosis and Therapy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Sep 20; 68(12):1323-41. PMID: 27634125.
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  14. Okada DR, Bravo PE, Vita T, Agarwal V, Osborne MT, Taqueti VR, Skali H, Chareonthaitawee P, Dorbala S, Stewart G, Di Carli M, Blankstein R. Isolated cardiac sarcoidosis: A focused review of an under-recognized entity. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Sep 09. PMID: 27613395.
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  15. Taqueti VR, Dorbala S. The role of positron emission tomography in the evaluation of myocardial ischemia in women. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Oct; 23(5):1008-1015. PMID: 27488383.
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  16. Dorbala S, Shaw LJ. Changing the trajectory of ischemic heart disease in women: Role of imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Oct; 23(5):973-975. PMID: 27457523.
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  17. Dilsizian V, Bacharach SL, Beanlands RS, Bergmann SR, Delbeke D, Dorbala S, Gropler RJ, Knuuti J, Schelbert HR, Travin MI. ASNC imaging guidelines/SNMMI procedure standard for positron emission tomography (PET) nuclear cardiology procedures. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Oct; 23(5):1187-1226. PMID: 27392702.
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  18. Osborne MT, Hulten EA, Murthy VL, Skali H, Taqueti VR, Dorbala S, DiCarli MF, Blankstein R. Patient preparation for cardiac fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging of inflammation. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Feb; 24(1):86-99. PMID: 27277502.
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  19. Park M, Rosica D, Agarwal V, Di Carli M, Dorbala S. SU-F-I-31: Reproducibility of An Automatic Exposure Control Technique in the Low-Dose CT Scan of Cardiac PET/CT Exams. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3393-3394. PMID: 28047621.
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  20. Qamar A, Veeranna V, Fatima A, Alexander KM, Di Carli MF, Bonaca MP, Steigner M, Dorbala S. Utility of multimodality imaging in myopericarditis with aortitis. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Jun; 24(3):1103-1106. PMID: 27174190.
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  21. Gillmore JD, Maurer MS, Falk RH, Merlini G, Damy T, Dispenzieri A, Wechalekar AD, Berk JL, Quarta CC, Grogan M, Lachmann HJ, Bokhari S, Castano A, Dorbala S, Johnson GB, Glaudemans AW, Rezk T, Fontana M, Palladini G, Milani P, Guidalotti PL, Flatman K, Lane T, Vonberg FW, Whelan CJ, Moon JC, Ruberg FL, Miller EJ, Hutt DF, Hazenberg BP, Rapezzi C, Hawkins PN. Nonbiopsy Diagnosis of Cardiac Transthyretin Amyloidosis. Circulation. 2016 Jun 14; 133(24):2404-12. PMID: 27143678.
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  22. Shi L, Dorbala S, Paez D, Shaw LJ, Zukotynski KA, Pascual TN, Karthikeyan G, Vitola JV, Better N, Bokhari N, Rehani MM, Kashyap R, Dondi M, Mercuri M, Einstein AJ. Gender Differences in Radiation Dose From Nuclear Cardiology Studies Across the World: Findings From the INCAPS Registry. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Apr; 9(4):376-84. PMID: 27056156; PMCID: PMC4826718 [Available on 04/01/17].
  23. Lyon MC, Foster C, Ding X, Dorbala S, Spence D, Bhattacharya M, Vija AH, DiCarli MF, Moore SC. Dose reduction in half-time myocardial perfusion SPECT-CT with multifocal collimation. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Aug; 23(4):657-67. PMID: 27033352.
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  24. Dorbala S, Slomka P. Frontiers of Nuclear Cardiology. Cardiol Clin. 2016 Feb; 34(1):xiii. PMID: 26590790.
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  25. Horgan SJ, Waller AH, Veeranna V, Kirshenbaum J, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF. Utility of multimodality imaging in suspected prosthetic valve endocarditis. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Apr; 23(2):316-20. PMID: 26607362.
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  26. Shah NR, Charytan DM, Murthy VL, Skali Lami H, Veeranna V, Cheezum MK, Taqueti VR, Kato T, Foster CR, Hainer J, Gaber M, Klein J, Dorbala S, Blankstein R, Di Carli MF. Prognostic Value of Coronary Flow Reserve in Patients with Dialysis-Dependent ESRD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Jun; 27(6):1823-9. PMID: 26459635; PMCID: PMC4884106 [Available on 06/01/17].
  27. Kitsiou A, Dorbala S, Scholte AJ. Highlights of the 12th International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Oct; 22(5):866-73. PMID: 26304957.
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  28. Kitsiou A, Dorbala S, Scholte AJ. Highlights of the 12th International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Sep; 16(9):959-65. PMID: 26702069.
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  29. Bullock-Palmer R, Kontak A, Dickert NW, Shaw LJ, Dilsizian V, Holly TA, Shirani J, Dorbala S, Einstein AJ. Responsibility for follow-up of abnormal findings in myocardial perfusion imaging: A case-based ethics discussion. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Oct; 22(5):927-31. PMID: 26271959.
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  30. Srivastava AV, Kontak A, Shaw LJ, Dickert NW, Dilsizian V, Dorbala S, Shirani J, Einstein AJ. How to approach an inappropriately ordered myocardial perfusion stress study: A case-based ethics discussion. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Oct; 22(5):923-6. PMID: 26271958.
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  31. Bullock-Palmer RP, Freeman AM, Kontak A, Shaw LJ, Dickert NW, Henzlova M, Shirani J, Dorbala S, Dilsizian V, Einstein AJ. Collegial pressure and patient-centered shared-decision making: A case-based ethics discussion. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Oct; 22(5):920-2. PMID: 26271957.
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  32. Park MA, Padera RF, Belanger A, Dubey S, Hwang DH, Veeranna V, Falk RH, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. 18F-Florbetapir Binds Specifically to Myocardial Light Chain and Transthyretin Amyloid Deposits: Autoradiography Study. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Aug; 8(8). PMID: 26259579; PMCID: PMC4535193.
  33. Veeranna V, Fisher A, Nagpal P, Ghosh N, Fisher E, Steigner M, Creager MA, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF. Utility of multimodality imaging in diagnosis and follow-up of aortitis. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Jun; 23(3):590-5. PMID: 26187420.
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  34. Dorbala S, Kijewski MF, Park MA. Quantitative molecular imaging of cardiac amyloidosis: The journey has begun. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Aug; 23(4):751-3. PMID: 26178038.
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  35. Partington SL, Valente AM, Landzberg M, Grant F, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Clinical applications of radionuclide imaging in the evaluation and management of patients with congenital heart disease. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Feb; 23(1):45-63. PMID: 26129940.
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  36. Koh AS, Murthy VL, Sitek A, Gayed P, Bruyere J, Wu J, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Left atrial enlargement increases the risk of major adverse cardiac events independent of coronary vasodilator capacity. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2015 Sep; 42(10):1551-61. PMID: 26012901.
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  37. Berry JD. Preventive Cardiology Update: Controversy, Consensus, and Future Promise. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2015 Jul-Aug; 58(1):1-2. PMID: 25968931.
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  38. Cheezum MK, Subramaniyam PS, Bittencourt MS, Hulten EA, Ghoshhajra BB, Shah NR, Forman DE, Hainer J, Leavitt M, Padmanabhan R, Skali H, Dorbala S, Hoffmann U, Abbara S, Di Carli MF, Gewirtz H, Blankstein R. Prognostic value of coronary CTA vs. exercise treadmill testing: results from the Partners registry. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Dec; 16(12):1338-46. PMID: 25899714; PMCID: PMC4668770 [Available on 12/01/16].
  39. Murthy VL, Naya M, Taqueti VR, Foster CR, Gaber M, Hainer J, Dorbala S, Blankstein R, Rimoldi O, Camici PG, Di Carli MF. Response to letter regarding article, "effects of sex on coronary microvascular dysfunction and cardiac outcomes". Circulation. 2015 Mar 17; 131(11):e376. PMID: 25779548.
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  40. Dorbala S, Blankstein R, Skali H, Park MA, Fantony J, Mauceri C, Semer J, Moore SC, Di Carli MF. Approaches to reducing radiation dose from radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Med. 2015 Apr; 56(4):592-9. PMID: 25766891.
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  41. Dorbala S, Dilsizian V. Advances in myocardial perfusion imaging. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2015 May-Jun; 57(6):535-6. PMID: 25747901.
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  42. Majmudar MD, Murthy VL, Shah RV, Kolli S, Mousavi N, Foster CR, Hainer J, Blankstein R, Dorbala S, Sitek A, Stevenson LW, Mehra MR, Di Carli MF. Quantification of coronary flow reserve in patients with ischaemic and non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy and its association with clinical outcomes. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Aug; 16(8):900-9. PMID: 25719181; PMCID: PMC4592320.
  43. Taqueti VR, Everett BM, Murthy VL, Gaber M, Foster CR, Hainer J, Blankstein R, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF. Interaction of impaired coronary flow reserve and cardiomyocyte injury on adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients without overt coronary artery disease. Circulation. 2015 Feb 10; 131(6):528-35. PMID: 25480813; PMCID: PMC4323995.
  44. Dorbala S. Imaging cardiac amyloidosis: an opportunity for nuclear cardiology. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Dec; 21(6):1043-4. PMID: 25367453.
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  45. Taqueti VR, Hachamovitch R, Murthy VL, Naya M, Foster CR, Hainer J, Dorbala S, Blankstein R, Di Carli MF. Global coronary flow reserve is associated with adverse cardiovascular events independently of luminal angiographic severity and modifies the effect of early revascularization. Circulation. 2015 Jan 06; 131(1):19-27. PMID: 25400060; PMCID: PMC4286486.
  46. Dorbala S, Di Carli MF. Cardiac PET perfusion: prognosis, risk stratification, and clinical management. Semin Nucl Med. 2014 Sep; 44(5):344-57. PMID: 25234079; PMCID: PMC4176813.
  47. Blankstein R, Osborne MT, Waller AH, Murthy VL, Dorbala S, Stevenson WG, Di Carli MF. Reply: (18)F-FDG imaging in patients with "suspected," but not "proven," sarcoidosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Aug 12; 64(6):631. PMID: 25104538.
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  48. Dorbala S, Vangala D, Bruyere J, Quarta C, Kruger J, Padera R, Foster C, Hanley M, Di Carli MF, Falk R. Coronary microvascular dysfunction is related to abnormalities in myocardial structure and function in cardiac amyloidosis. JACC Heart Fail. 2014 Aug; 2(4):358-67. PMID: 25023822; PMCID: PMC4127145.
  49. Mammen L, Woodard PK, Abbara S, Dorbala S, Javidan-Nejad C, Julsrud PR, Kirsch J, Kramer CM, Krishnamurthy R, Laroia AT, Shah AB, Vogel-Claussen J, White RD. ACR appropriateness criteria® nonischemic myocardial disease with clinical manifestations (ischemic cardiomyopathy already excluded). J Thorac Imaging. 2014 Jul; 29(4):W44-7. PMID: 24905633.
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  50. Dorbala S, Vangala D, Semer J, Strader C, Bruyere JR, Di Carli MF, Moore SC, Falk RH. Imaging cardiac amyloidosis: a pilot study using ¹8F-florbetapir positron emission tomography. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2014 Sep; 41(9):1652-62. PMID: 24841414.
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  51. Bittencourt MS, Christman MP, Hulten E, Divakaran S, Skali H, Kwong RY, Hainer J, Forman DE, Kirshenbaum JM, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Comparison of the use of downstream tests after exercise treadmill testing by cardiologists versus noncardiologists. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 15; 114(2):305-11. PMID: 24874162.
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  52. Falk RH, Quarta CC, Dorbala S. How to image cardiac amyloidosis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 May; 7(3):552-62. PMID: 24847009; PMCID: PMC4118308.
  53. Murthy VL, Naya M, Taqueti VR, Foster CR, Gaber M, Hainer J, Dorbala S, Blankstein R, Rimoldi O, Camici PG, Di Carli MF. Effects of sex on coronary microvascular dysfunction and cardiac outcomes. Circulation. 2014 Jun 17; 129(24):2518-27. PMID: 24787469; PMCID: PMC4076200.
  54. Blankstein R, Osborne MT, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF. Reply: Cardiac positron emission tomography as a prognostic indicator of cardiac sarcoidosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jun 17; 63(23):2590. PMID: 24727253.
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  55. Chow BJ, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Merhige ME, Williams BA, Veledar E, Min JK, Pencina MJ, Yam Y, Chen L, Anand SP, Ruddy TD, Berman DS, Shaw LJ, Beanlands RS. Prognostic value of PET myocardial perfusion imaging in obese patients. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Mar; 7(3):278-87. PMID: 24560212.
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  56. Einstein AJ, Berman DS, Min JK, Hendel RC, Gerber TC, Carr JJ, Cerqueira MD, Cullom SJ, DeKemp R, Dickert NW, Dorbala S, Fazel R, Garcia EV, Gibbons RJ, Halliburton SS, Hausleiter J, Heller GV, Jerome S, Lesser JR, Raff GL, Tilkemeier P, Williams KA, Shaw LJ. Patient-centered imaging: shared decision making for cardiac imaging procedures with exposure to ionizing radiation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 22; 63(15):1480-9. PMID: 24530677; PMCID: PMC3994983.
  57. Christman MP, Bittencourt MS, Hulten E, Saksena E, Hainer J, Skali H, Kwong RY, Forman DE, Dorbala S, O'Gara PT, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Yield of downstream tests after exercise treadmill testing: a prospective cohort study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 08; 63(13):1264-74. PMID: 24509269; PMCID: PMC4033667.
  58. Bellam N, Veledar E, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Shah S, Eapen D, Quyyumi A, Beanlands RS, Merhige ME, Williams BA, Chow BJ, Min JK, Berman DS, Shaw LJ. Prognostic significance of impaired chronotropic response to pharmacologic stress Rb-82 PET. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Apr; 21(2):233-44. PMID: 24482141.
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  59. Pen A, Yam Y, Chen L, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Merhige ME, Williams BA, Veladar E, Min JK, Pencina MJ, Berman DS, Beanlands RS, Shaw LJ, Chow BJ. Prognostic value of Rb-82 positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imaging in coronary artery bypass patients. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Jul; 15(7):787-92. PMID: 24477784.
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  60. Naya M, Murthy VL, Taqueti VR, Foster CR, Klein J, Garber M, Dorbala S, Hainer J, Blankstein R, Resnic F, Di Carli MF. Preserved coronary flow reserve effectively excludes high-risk coronary artery disease on angiography. J Nucl Med. 2014 Feb; 55(2):248-55. PMID: 24408896; PMCID: PMC3962818.
  61. 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. PMID: 24316232.
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  62. Osborne MT, Hulten EA, Singh A, Waller AH, Bittencourt MS, Stewart GC, Hainer J, Murthy VL, Skali H, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Reduction in ¹8F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake on serial cardiac positron emission tomography is associated with improved left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Feb; 21(1):166-74. PMID: 24307261.
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  63. Blankstein R, Osborne M, Naya M, Waller A, Kim CK, Murthy VL, Kazemian P, Kwong RY, Tokuda M, Skali H, Padera R, Hainer J, Stevenson WG, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF. Cardiac positron emission tomography enhances prognostic assessments of patients with suspected cardiac sarcoidosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Feb 04; 63(4):329-36. PMID: 24140661; PMCID: PMC3955730.
  64. Heller GV, Beanlands R, Merlino DA, Travin MI, Calnon DA, Dorbala S, Hendel RC, Mann A, Bateman TM, Van Tosh A. ASNC model coverage policy: Cardiac positron emission tomographic imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2013 Oct; 20(5):916-47. PMID: 23877275.
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  65. Gould KL, Johnson NP, Bateman TM, Beanlands RS, Bengel FM, Bober R, Camici PG, Cerqueira MD, Chow BJ, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S, Gewirtz H, Gropler RJ, Kaufmann PA, Knaapen P, Knuuti J, Merhige ME, Rentrop KP, Ruddy TD, Schelbert HR, Schindler TH, Schwaiger M, Sdringola S, Vitarello J, Williams KA, Gordon D, Dilsizian V, Narula J. Anatomic versus physiologic assessment of coronary artery disease. Role of coronary flow reserve, fractional flow reserve, and positron emission tomography imaging in revascularization decision-making. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Oct 29; 62(18):1639-53. PMID: 23954338.
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  66. Hsiao E, Ali B, Blankstein R, Skali H, Ali T, Bruyere J, Kwong RY, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Detection of obstructive coronary artery disease using regadenoson stress and 82Rb PET/CT myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Med. 2013 Oct; 54(10):1748-54. PMID: 23940305; PMCID: PMC4382359.
  67. Kay J, Dorbala S, Goyal A, Fazel R, Di Carli MF, Einstein AJ, Beanlands RS, Merhige ME, Williams BA, Veledar E, Chow BJ, Min JK, Berman DS, Shah S, Bellam N, Butler J, Shaw LJ. Influence of sex on risk stratification with stress myocardial perfusion Rb-82 positron emission tomography: Results from the PET (Positron Emission Tomography) Prognosis Multicenter Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Nov 12; 62(20):1866-76. PMID: 23850903.
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  68. Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Delbeke D, Abbara S, DePuey EG, Dilsizian V, Forrester J, Janowitz W, Kaufmann PA, Mahmarian J, Moore SC, Stabin MG, Shreve P. SNMMI/ASNC/SCCT guideline for cardiac SPECT/CT and PET/CT 1.0. J Nucl Med. 2013 Aug; 54(8):1485-507. PMID: 23781013.
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  69. Plitt A, Dorbala S, Albert MA, Giugliano RP. Cardiac sarcoidosis: case report, workup, and review of the literature. Cardiol Ther. 2013 Dec; 2(2):181-97. PMID: 25135396; PMCID: PMC4107425.
  70. Skali H, Schulman AR, Dorbala S. (18)F-FDG PET/CT for the Assessment of Myocardial Sarcoidosis. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2013 May; 15(5):370. PMID: 23553010.
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  71. Skali H, Schulman AR, Dorbala S. (18)F-FDG PET/CT for the assessment of myocardial sarcoidosis. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2013 May; 15(5):352. PMID: 23504346.
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  72. Osborne M, Kolli S, Padera RF, Naya M, Lewis E, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Use of multimodality imaging to diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis as well as identify recurrence following heart transplantation. J Nucl Cardiol. 2013 Apr; 20(2):310-2. PMID: 23361861.
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  73. Skali H, Schulman AR, Dorbala S. 18F-FDG PET/CT for the assessment of myocardial sarcoidosis. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2013 Apr; 15(4):352. PMID: 23544184; PMCID: PMC4009625.
  74. 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. PMID: 23542027.
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  75. Thomas D, Al-Mallah M, Govindarajulu U, Forman DE, Mora S, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Value of reserve pulse pressure in improving the risk stratification of patients with normal myocardial perfusion imaging. Eur Heart J. 2013 Jul; 34(27):2074-81a. PMID: 23539339; PMCID: PMC3710579.
  76. Naya M, Murthy VL, Foster CR, Gaber M, Klein J, Hainer J, Dorbala S, Blankstein R, Di Carli MF. Prognostic interplay of coronary artery calcification and underlying vascular dysfunction in patients with suspected coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 May 21; 61(20):2098-106. PMID: 23524053; PMCID: PMC3753576.
  77. Arsanjani R, Xu Y, Dey D, Fish M, Dorbala S, Hayes S, Berman D, Germano G, Slomka P. Improved accuracy of myocardial perfusion SPECT for the detection of coronary artery disease using a support vector machine algorithm. J Nucl Med. 2013 Apr; 54(4):549-55. PMID: 23482666; PMCID: PMC3615055.
  78. Arsanjani R, Xu Y, Hayes SW, Fish M, Lemley M, Gerlach J, Dorbala S, Berman DS, Germano G, Slomka P. Comparison of fully automated computer analysis and visual scoring for detection of coronary artery disease from myocardial perfusion SPECT in a large population. J Nucl Med. 2013 Feb; 54(2):221-8. PMID: 23315665; PMCID: PMC3563765.
  79. Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Beanlands RS, Merhige ME, Williams BA, Veledar E, Chow BJ, Min JK, Pencina MJ, Berman DS, Shaw LJ. Prognostic value of stress myocardial perfusion positron emission tomography: results from a multicenter observational registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Jan 15; 61(2):176-84. PMID: 23219297; PMCID: PMC3549438.
  80. 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. PMID: 23025871.
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  81. Murthy VL, Naya M, Foster CR, Hainer J, Gaber M, Dorbala S, Charytan DM, Blankstein R, Di Carli MF. Coronary vascular dysfunction and prognosis in patients with chronic kidney disease. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Oct; 5(10):1025-34. PMID: 23058070; PMCID: PMC3471090.
  82. Murthy VL, Naya M, Foster CR, Gaber M, Hainer J, Klein J, Dorbala S, Blankstein R, Di Carli MF. Association between coronary vascular dysfunction and cardiac mortality in patients with and without diabetes mellitus. Circulation. 2012 Oct 09; 126(15):1858-68. PMID: 22919001; PMCID: PMC3495105.
  83. Bittencourt MS, Dorbala S, Steigner M, Rybicki F, Di Carli M, Blankstein R. Use of high-risk features from exercise treadmill testing to identify obstructive left main disease with normal myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2012 Aug; 19(4):814-7. PMID: 22538766.
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  85. Partington SL, Lanka V, Hainer J, Blankstein R, Skali H, Forman DE, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Safety and feasibility of regadenoson use for suboptimal heart rate response during symptom-limited standard Bruce exercise stress test. J Nucl Cardiol. 2012 Oct; 19(5):970-8. PMID: 22565239; PMCID: PMC3533237.
  86. Dorbala S, Murthy VL. Coronary artery calcification and vascular function. J Nucl Cardiol. 2012 Apr; 19(2):227-9. PMID: 22290310.
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  87. Bettmann MA, Baginski SG, White RD, Woodard PK, Abbara S, Atalay MK, Dorbala S, Haramati LB, Hendel RC, Martin ET, Ryan T, Steiner RM. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® acute chest pain--suspected pulmonary embolism. J Thorac Imaging. 2012 Mar; 27(2):W28-31. PMID: 22343403.
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  88. 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. PMID: 22281249.
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  90. Naya M, Murthy VL, Blankstein R, Sitek A, Hainer J, Foster C, Gaber M, Fantony JM, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF. Quantitative relationship between the extent and morphology of coronary atherosclerotic plaque and downstream myocardial perfusion. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Oct 18; 58(17):1807-16. PMID: 21996395; PMCID: PMC3951833.
  91. Murthy VL, Naya M, Foster CR, Hainer J, Gaber M, Di Carli G, Blankstein R, Dorbala S, Sitek A, Pencina MJ, Di Carli MF. Improved cardiac risk assessment with noninvasive measures of coronary flow reserve. Circulation. 2011 Nov 15; 124(20):2215-24. PMID: 22007073; PMCID: PMC3495106.
  92. Di Carli MF, Charytan D, McMahon GT, Ganz P, Dorbala S, Schelbert HR. Coronary circulatory function in patients with the metabolic syndrome. J Nucl Med. 2011 Sep; 52(9):1369-77. PMID: 21849399.
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  93. Dorbala S, Beller GA, Shaw LJ, Udelson JE, Iskandrian AE. Advancing the research mission of ASNC. J Nucl Cardiol. 2011 Aug; 18(4):534-5. PMID: 21611861.
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  96. Falk RH, Dorbala S. Pursuing an underdiagnosed disease: a simple imaging test for increasing suspicion of cardiac amyloidosis. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2011 Mar; 38(3):467-9. PMID: 21267559.
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  97. Hsiao EM, Ali B, Dorbala S. Clinical Role of Hybrid Imaging. Curr Cardiovasc Imaging Rep. 2010 Oct 01; 3(5):324-335. PMID: 23467390.
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  99. Blankstein R, Dorbala S. Adding calcium scoring to myocardial perfusion imaging: Does it alter physicians' therapeutic decision making? J Nucl Cardiol. 2010 Apr; 17(2):168-71. PMID: 20039150.
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  100. Buckley O, Doyle L, Padera R, Lakdawala N, Dorbala S, Di Carli M, Kwong R, Desai A, Blankstein R. Cardiomyopathy of uncertain etiology: Complementary role of multimodality imaging with cardiac MRI and 18FDG PET. J Nucl Cardiol. 2010 Apr; 17(2):328-32. PMID: 19777320; PMCID: PMC3954521.
  101. Heller GV, Calnon D, Dorbala S. Recent advances in cardiac PET and PET/CT myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2009 Nov-Dec; 16(6):962-9. PMID: 19756909.
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  102. Al-Mallah MH, Hachamovitch R, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF. Incremental prognostic value of myocardial perfusion imaging in patients referred to stress single-photon emission computed tomography with renal dysfunction. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Nov; 2(6):429-36. PMID: 19920040.
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  103. Dorbala S, Hachamovitch R, Curillova Z, Thomas D, Vangala D, Kwong RY, Di Carli MF. Incremental prognostic value of gated Rb-82 positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imaging over clinical variables and rest LVEF. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Jul; 2(7):846-54. PMID: 19608135; PMCID: PMC3954510.
  104. El Fakhri G, Kardan A, Sitek A, Dorbala S, Abi-Hatem N, Lahoud Y, Fischman A, Coughlan M, Yasuda T, Di Carli MF. Reproducibility and accuracy of quantitative myocardial blood flow assessment with (82)Rb PET: comparison with (13)N-ammonia PET. J Nucl Med. 2009 Jul; 50(7):1062-71. PMID: 19525467; PMCID: PMC3133618.
  105. Demehri S, Rybicki F, Nallamshetty K, Ersoy H, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Extracardiac Findings in Low Dose Attenuation Correction CT Thoracic Images: A Rubidium-82 PET-CT Study. American Journal of Roentgenology . 2009; 192(5).
  106. Curillova Z, Yaman BF, Dorbala S, Kwong RY, Sitek A, El Fakhri G, Anagnostopoulos C, Di Carli MF. Quantitative relationship between coronary calcium content and coronary flow reserve as assessed by integrated PET/CT imaging. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2009 Oct; 36(10):1603-10. PMID: 19387640; PMCID: PMC3117296.
  107. Thomas D, Grant FD, Kwong R, Nose V, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Multimodality imaging of an unusual case of cardiac paraganglioma. J Nucl Cardiol. 2009 Jul-Aug; 16(4):644-7. PMID: 19266248.
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  108. Thomas D, Al-Mallah M, Forman DE, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Attenuated Pulse Pressure Response to Exercise Identifies Patients With Normal Myocardial Perfusion Imaging at Risk for Future Events. Journal of the American College of Cardiology . 2009; 53(10):A 292.
  109. Poppas A, Cummings J, Dorbala S, Douglas PS, Foster E, Limacher MC. Survey results: a decade of change in professional life in cardiology: a 2008 report of the ACC women in cardiology council. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Dec 16; 52(25):2215-26. PMID: 19095147.
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  110. Eckart RE, Field ME, Hruczkowski TW, Forman DE, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Albert CE, Maisel WH, Epstein LM, Stevenson WG. Association of electrocardiographic morphology of exercise-induced ventricular arrhythmia with mortality. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Oct 07; 149(7):451-60, W82. PMID: 18838725.
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  112. Schenker MP, Dorbala S, Hong EC, Rybicki FJ, Hachamovitch R, Kwong RY, Di Carli MF. Interrelation of coronary calcification, myocardial ischemia, and outcomes in patients with intermediate likelihood of coronary artery disease: a combined positron emission tomography/computed tomography study. Circulation. 2008 Apr 01; 117(13):1693-700. PMID: 18362235; PMCID: PMC3955029.
  113. Di Carli MF, Dorbala S, Curillova Z, Kwong RJ, Goldhaber SZ, Rybicki FJ, Hachamovitch R. Relationship between CT coronary angiography and stress perfusion imaging in patients with suspected ischemic heart disease assessed by integrated PET-CT imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2007 Nov-Dec; 14(6):799-809. PMID: 18022106.
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  114. Di Carli MF, Dorbala S, Meserve J, El Fakhri G, Sitek A, Moore SC. Clinical myocardial perfusion PET/CT. J Nucl Med. 2007 May; 48(5):783-93. PMID: 17475968.
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  115. Dorbala S, Hachamovitch R, Curillova Z, Kwong RY, Di Carli MF. Incremental Prognostic Value of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Assessment Over Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: A Rubidium-82 PET/CT Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007; 49(9):109 A.
  116. Dorbala S, Hachamovitch R, Kwong RY,Curillova Z, Di Carli MF. Incremental Prognostic Value of Rubidium-82 Myocardial Perfusion PET-CT Imaging in Patients With Known or Suspected CAD. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007; 49(9):109 A.
  117. Dorbala S, Vangala D, Sampson U, Limaye A, Kwong R, Di Carli MF. Value of vasodilator left ventricular ejection fraction reserve in evaluating the magnitude of myocardium at risk and the extent of angiographic coronary artery disease: a 82Rb PET/CT study. J Nucl Med. 2007 Mar; 48(3):349-58. PMID: 17332611.
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  118. Sampson UK, Dorbala S, Limaye A, Kwong R, Di Carli MF. Diagnostic accuracy of rubidium-82 myocardial perfusion imaging with hybrid positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the detection of coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Mar 13; 49(10):1052-8. PMID: 17349884.
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  119. Larose E, Ganz P, Reynolds HG, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Brown KA, Kwong RY. Right ventricular dysfunction assessed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging predicts poor prognosis late after myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Feb 27; 49(8):855-62. PMID: 17320743.
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  120. Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Cardiac PET-CT. J Thorac Imaging. 2007 Feb; 22(1):101-6. PMID: 17325581.
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  121. Dorbala S, Giugliano RP, Logsetty G, Vangala D, Mishra R, Crugnale S, Yang D, Di Carli MF. Prognostic value of SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with elevated cardiac troponin I levels and atypical clinical presentation. J Nucl Cardiol. 2007 Jan; 14(1):53-8. PMID: 17276306.
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  122. Dorbala S, Hachamovitch R, Di Carli MF. Myocardial perfusion imaging and multidetector computed tomographic coronary angiography: appropriate for all patients with suspected coronary artery disease? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Dec 19; 48(12):2515-7. PMID: 17174191.
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  123. Dorbala S, Hassan A, Heinonen T, Schelbert HR, Di Carli MF. Coronary vasodilator reserve and Framingham risk scores in subjects at risk for coronary artery disease. J Nucl Cardiol. 2006 Nov; 13(6):761-7. PMID: 17174807.
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  124. Schleipman AR, Castronovo FP, Carli MF, Dorbala S. Correction. J Nucl Cardiol. 2006 Jul; 13(4):600. PMID: 27518058.
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  125. Schleipman AR, Castronovo FP, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Occupational radiation dose associated with Rb-82 myocardial perfusion positron emission tomography imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2006 May-Jun; 13(3):378-84. PMID: 16750783.
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  126. Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Integrated PET/CT for cardiac imaging. Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2006 Mar; 50(1):44-52. PMID: 16557203.
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  129. Dorbala S, Crugnale S, Yang D, Di Carli MF. Effect of body mass index on left ventricular cavity size and ejection fraction. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Mar 01; 97(5):725-9. PMID: 16490446.
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  131. Dorbala S, Curillova Z and Di Carli MF. Case illustrations of cardiac PET and integrated PET/CT. Cardiac PET and PET-CT Imaging; Eds. Di Carli M.F, Lipton M.J. 2006.
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  137. S. Dorbala, A.Limaye, U.Sampson, S.Crugnale, D. Yang, J.Fitzgerald, M.F. Di Carli. Optimal Timing of Transmission Map for Rubidium 82 Stress Positron Emission Tomography (PET-CT) Myocardial perfusion Imaging. J Nucl Med. 2005; 46(5 ):267 P.
  138. Mishra RK, Dorbala S, Logsetty G, Hassan A, Heinonen T, Schelbert HR, Di Carli MF. Quantitative relation between hemodynamic changes during intravenous adenosine infusion and the magnitude of coronary hyperemia: implications for myocardial perfusion imaging. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Feb 15; 45(4):553-8. PMID: 15708703.
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  142. Slater J, Selzer F, Dorbala S, Tormey D, Vlachos HA, Wilensky RL, Jacobs AK, Laskey WK, Douglas JS, Williams DO, Kelsey SF. Ethnic differences in the presentation, treatment strategy, and outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention (a report from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Dynamic Registry). Am J Cardiol. 2003 Oct 01; 92(7):773-8. PMID: 14516874.
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  143. Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Cardiology patient page. Exercise testing and nuclear scanning. Circulation. 2003 Apr 29; 107(16):e100-2. PMID: 12719290.
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  146. Dorbala S, Di Carli MF. Metabolic Imaging of Myocardial Stunning. Heart Metabolism. 2003; 19:18-22.
  147. Li VH, Dorbala S, Narula D, DePuey G, Steinberg JS. QT dispersion and viable myocardium in patients with prior myocardial infarction and severe left ventricular dysfunction. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2002 Jan; 7(1):53-9. PMID: 11844292.
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  151. Dorbala S, Cohen AJ, Hutchinson LA, Menchavez-Tan E, Steinberg JS. Does radiofrequency ablation induce a prethrombotic state? Analysis of coagulation system activation and comparison to electrophysiologic study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1998 Nov; 9(11):1152-60. PMID: 9835258.
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