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Udo Hoffmann, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Udo Hoffmann and Ron Blankstein.
Connection Strength

4.297
  1. Blankstein R, Hoffmann U. Evaluation for coronary artery disease and medicare spending. JAMA. 2012 Mar 07; 307(9):911-2; author reply 912.
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    Score: 0.550
  2. Hulten EA, Bittencourt MS, Preston R, Singh A, Romagnolli C, Ghoshhajra B, Shah R, Abbasi S, Abbara S, Nasir K, Blaha M, Hoffmann U, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Obesity, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular prognosis: from the Partners coronary computed tomography angiography registry. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2017 01 25; 16(1):14.
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    Score: 0.193
  3. Cheezum MK, Ghoshhajra B, Bittencourt MS, Hulten EA, Bhatt A, Mousavi N, Shah NR, Valente AM, Rybicki FJ, Steigner M, Hainer J, MacGillivray T, Hoffmann U, Abbara S, Di Carli MF, DeFaria Yeh D, Landzberg M, Liberthson R, Blankstein R. Anomalous origin of the coronary artery arising from the opposite sinus: prevalence and outcomes in patients undergoing coronary CTA. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Feb; 18(2):224-235.
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    Score: 0.180
  4. 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.
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    Score: 0.171
  5. Bittencourt MS, Hulten EA, Ghoshhajra B, Abbara S, Murthy VL, Divakaran S, Nasir K, Gowdak LH, Riella LV, Chiumiento M, Hoffmann U, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Incremental prognostic value of kidney function decline over coronary artery disease for cardiovascular event prediction after coronary computed tomography. Kidney Int. 2015 Jul; 88(1):152-9.
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    Score: 0.168
  6. Hulten E, Bittencourt MS, Singh A, O'Leary D, Christman MP, Osmani W, Abbara S, Steigner ML, Truong QA, Nasir K, Rybicki FF, Klein J, Hainer J, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Ghoshhajra BB, Hachamovitch R, Di Carli MF, Blankstein R. Coronary artery disease detected by coronary computed tomographic angiography is associated with intensification of preventive medical therapy and lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Jul; 7(4):629-38.
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    Score: 0.161
  7. Bittencourt MS, Hulten E, Ghoshhajra B, O'Leary D, Christman MP, Montana P, Truong QA, Steigner M, Murthy VL, Rybicki FJ, Nasir K, Gowdak LH, Hainer J, Brady TJ, Di Carli MF, Hoffmann U, Abbara S, Blankstein R. Prognostic value of nonobstructive and obstructive coronary artery disease detected by coronary computed tomography angiography to identify cardiovascular events. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Mar; 7(2):282-91.
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    Score: 0.157
  8. Hulten E, Bittencourt MS, Ghoshhajra B, O'Leary D, Christman MP, Blaha MJ, Truong Q, Nelson K, Montana P, Steigner M, Rybicki F, Hainer J, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Di Carli MF, Nasir K, Abbara S, Blankstein R. Incremental prognostic value of coronary artery calcium score versus CT angiography among symptomatic patients without known coronary artery disease. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Mar; 233(1):190-5.
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    Score: 0.156
  9. 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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    Score: 0.154
  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 01; 6(5):514-24.
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    Score: 0.152
  11. 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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    Score: 0.145
  12. 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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    Score: 0.145
  13. 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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    Score: 0.137
  14. 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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    Score: 0.136
  15. 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 01; 109(7):998-1004.
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    Score: 0.136
  16. Bezerra HG, Loureiro R, Irlbeck T, Bamberg F, Schlett CL, Rogers I, Blankstein R, Truong QA, Brady TJ, Cury RC, Hoffmann U. Incremental value of myocardial perfusion over regional left ventricular function and coronary stenosis by cardiac CT for the detection of acute coronary syndromes in high-risk patients: a subgroup analysis of the ROMICAT trial. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2011 Nov-Dec; 5(6):382-91.
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    Score: 0.134
  17. Techasith T, Ghoshhajra BB, Truong QA, Pale R, Nasir K, Bolen MA, Hoffmann U, Cury RC, Abbara S, Brady TJ, Blankstein R. The effect of heart rhythm on patient radiation dose with dual-source cardiac computed tomography. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2011 Jul-Aug; 5(4):255-63.
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    Score: 0.130
  18. Truong QA, Ptaszek LM, Charipar EM, Taylor C, Fontes JD, Kriegel M, Irlbeck T, Toepker M, Schlett CL, Bamberg F, Blankstein R, Brady TJ, Nagurney JT, Hoffmann U. Performance of electrocardiographic criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy as compared with cardiac computed tomography: from the Rule Out Myocardial Infarction Using Computer Assisted Tomography trial. J Hypertens. 2010 Sep; 28(9):1959-67.
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    Score: 0.124
  19. Blankstein R, Bolen MA, Pale R, Murphy MK, Shah AB, Bezerra HG, Sarwar A, Rogers IS, Hoffmann U, Abbara S, Cury RC, Brady TJ. Use of 100 kV versus 120 kV in cardiac dual source computed tomography: effect on radiation dose and image quality. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Apr; 27(4):579-86.
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    Score: 0.123
  20. Truong QA, Charipar EM, Ptaszek LM, Taylor C, Fontes JD, Kriegel M, Irlbeck T, Mahabadi AA, Blankstein R, Hoffmann U. Usefulness of electrocardiographic parameters as compared with computed tomography measures of left atrial volume enlargement: from the ROMICAT trial. J Electrocardiol. 2011 Mar-Apr; 44(2):257-64.
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    Score: 0.121
  21. Blankstein R, Murphy MK, Nasir K, Gazelle GS, Batlle JC, Al-Mallah M, Shturman L, Hoffmann U, Cury RC, Abbara S, Brady TJ, Lee TH. Perceived usefulness of cardiac computed tomography as assessed by referring physicians and its effect on patient management. Am J Cardiol. 2010 May 01; 105(9):1246-53.
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    Score: 0.120
  22. Truong QA, Toepker M, Mahabadi AA, Bamberg F, Rogers IS, Blankstein R, Brady TJ, Nagurney JT, Hoffmann U. Relation of left ventricular mass and concentric remodeling to extent of coronary artery disease by computed tomography in patients without left ventricular hypertrophy: ROMICAT study. J Hypertens. 2009 Dec; 27(12):2472-82.
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    Score: 0.117
  23. Bamberg F, Truong QA, Blankstein R, Nasir K, Lee H, Rogers IS, Achenbach S, Brady TJ, Nagurney JT, Reiser MF, Hoffmann U. Usefulness of age and gender in the early triage of patients with acute chest pain having cardiac computed tomographic angiography. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Nov 01; 104(9):1165-70.
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    Score: 0.116
  24. Blankstein R, Shturman LD, Rogers IS, Rocha-Filho JA, Okada DR, Sarwar A, Soni AV, Bezerra H, Ghoshhajra BB, Petranovic M, Loureiro R, Feuchtner G, Gewirtz H, Hoffmann U, Mamuya WS, Brady TJ, Cury RC. Adenosine-induced stress myocardial perfusion imaging using dual-source cardiac computed tomography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Sep 15; 54(12):1072-84.
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    Score: 0.116
  25. Blankstein R, Shah A, Pale R, Abbara S, Bezerra H, Bolen M, Mamuya WS, Hoffmann U, Brady TJ, Cury RC. Radiation dose and image quality of prospective triggering with dual-source cardiac computed tomography. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Apr 15; 103(8):1168-73.
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    Score: 0.112
  26. Abdelrahman KM, Chen MY, Dey AK, Virmani R, Finn AV, Khamis RY, Choi AD, Min JK, Williams MC, Buckler AJ, Taylor CA, Rogers C, Samady H, Antoniades C, Shaw LJ, Budoff MJ, Hoffmann U, Blankstein R, Narula J, Mehta NN. Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography From Clinical Uses to Emerging Technologies: JACC State-of-the-Art Review. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Sep 08; 76(10):1226-1243.
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    Score: 0.062
  27. Yano Y, O'Donnell CJ, Kuller L, Kavousi M, Erbel R, Ning H, D'Agostino R, Newman AB, Nasir K, Hofman A, Lehmann N, Dhana K, Blankstein R, Hoffmann U, Möhlenkamp S, Massaro JM, Mahabadi AA, Lima JAC, Ikram MA, Jöckel KH, Franco OH, Liu K, Lloyd-Jones D, Greenland P. Association of Coronary Artery Calcium Score vs Age With Cardiovascular Risk in Older Adults: An Analysis of Pooled Population-Based Studies. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 09 01; 2(9):986-994.
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    Score: 0.050
  28. Heydari B, Abdullah S, Pottala JV, Shah R, Abbasi S, Mandry D, Francis SA, Lumish H, Ghoshhajra BB, Hoffmann U, Appelbaum E, Feng JH, Blankstein R, Steigner M, McConnell JP, Harris W, Antman EM, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Effect of Omega-3 Acid Ethyl Esters on Left Ventricular Remodeling After Acute Myocardial Infarction: The OMEGA-REMODEL Randomized Clinical Trial. Circulation. 2016 Aug 02; 134(5):378-91.
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    Score: 0.047
  29. 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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    Score: 0.035
  30. Bamberg F, Becker A, Schwarz F, Marcus RP, Greif M, von Ziegler F, Blankstein R, Hoffmann U, Sommer WH, Hoffmann VS, Johnson TR, Becker HC, Wintersperger BJ, Reiser MF, Nikolaou K. Detection of hemodynamically significant coronary artery stenosis: incremental diagnostic value of dynamic CT-based myocardial perfusion imaging. Radiology. 2011 Sep; 260(3):689-98.
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    Score: 0.033
  31. Rogers IS, Cury RC, Blankstein R, Shapiro MD, Nieman K, Hoffmann U, Brady TJ, Abbara S. Comparison of postprocessing techniques for the detection of perfusion defects by cardiac computed tomography in patients presenting with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2010 Jul-Aug; 4(4):258-66.
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    Score: 0.030
  32. Rocha-Filho JA, Blankstein R, Shturman LD, Bezerra HG, Okada DR, Rogers IS, Ghoshhajra B, Hoffmann U, Feuchtner G, Mamuya WS, Brady TJ, Cury RC. Incremental value of adenosine-induced stress myocardial perfusion imaging with dual-source CT at cardiac CT angiography. Radiology. 2010 Feb; 254(2):410-9.
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    Score: 0.030
  33. Okada DR, Ghoshhajra BB, Blankstein R, Rocha-Filho JA, Shturman LD, Rogers IS, Bezerra HG, Sarwar A, Gewirtz H, Hoffmann U, Mamuya WS, Brady TJ, Cury RC. Direct comparison of rest and adenosine stress myocardial perfusion CT with rest and stress SPECT. J Nucl Cardiol. 2010 Jan-Feb; 17(1):27-37.
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    Score: 0.030
  34. Sarwar A, Shaw LJ, Shapiro MD, Blankstein R, Hoffmann U, Hoffman U, Cury RC, Abbara S, Brady TJ, Budoff MJ, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K. Diagnostic and prognostic value of absence of coronary artery calcification. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Jun; 2(6):675-88.
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    Score: 0.028
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.