Maros Ferencik

Assistant Professor

  • 6816 Citations
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20032020

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2014

Coronary computed tomography angiography at 140 kV versus 120 kV: assessment of image quality and radiation exposure in overweight and moderately obese patients

Lee, A. M., Engel, L. C., Hui, G. C., Liew, G., Ferencik, M., Sidhu, M. S., Hoffmann, U. & Ghoshhajra, B. B., Jun 2014, In : Acta Radiologica. 55, 5, p. 554-562 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

High-risk plaque detected on coronary CT angiography predicts acute coronary syndromes independent of significant stenosis in acute chest pain: Results from the ROMICAT-II trial

Puchner, S. B., Liu, T., Mayrhofer, T., Truong, Q. A., Lee, H., Fleg, J. L., Nagurney, J. T., Udelson, J. E., Hoffmann, U. & Ferencik, M., Aug 19 2014, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 64, 7, p. 684-692 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

185 Scopus citations

The 2013 ACC/AHA cardiovascular prevention guidelines improve alignment of statin therapy with coronary atherosclerosis as detected by coronary computed tomography angiography

Pursnani, A., Mayrhofer, T., Ferencik, M. & Hoffmann, U., Nov 1 2014, In : Atherosclerosis. 237, 1, p. 314-318 5 p.

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13 Scopus citations
2013
11 Scopus citations

Focal arterial inflammation precedes subsequent calcification in the same location: A longitudinal FDG-PET/CT study

Abdelbaky, A., Corsini, E., Figueroa, A. L., Fontanez, S., Subramanian, S., Ferencik, M., Brady, T. J., Hoffmann, U. & Tawakol, A., Sep 1 2013, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. 6, 5, p. 747-754 8 p.

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77 Scopus citations

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?

Schlett, C. L., Truong, Q. A., Ahmed, W., Blankstein, R., Ferencik, M., Uthamalingam, S., Bamberg, F., Koenig, W., Januzzi, J. L. & Hoffmann, U., Apr 1 2013, In : International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 29, 4, p. 865-873 9 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Histogram analysis of lipid-core plaques in coronary computed tomographic angiography: Ex vivo validation against histology

Schlett, C. L., Maurovich-Horvat, P., Ferencik, M., Alkadhi, H., Stolzmann, P., Scheffel, H., Seifarth, H., Nakano, M., Do, S., Vorpahl, M., Kauczor, H. U., Bamberg, F., Tearney, G. J., Virmani, R. & Hoffmann, U., Sep 1 2013, In : Investigative Radiology. 48, 9, p. 646-653 8 p.

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38 Scopus citations

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

Schlett, C. L., Ferencik, M., Celeng, C., Maurovich-Horvat, P., Scheffel, H., Stolzmann, P., Do, S., Kauczor, H. U., Alkadhi, H., Bamberg, F. & Hoffmann, U., Nov 1 2013, In : European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging. 14, 11, p. 1099-1105 7 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Interpreting the interpretations: The use of structured reporting improves referring clinicians' comprehension of coronary CT angiography reports

Ghoshhajra, B. B., Lee, A. M., Ferencik, M., Elmariah, S., Margey, R. J. P., Onuma, O., Panagia, M., Abbara, S. & Hoffmann, U., Jun 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Radiology. 10, 6, p. 432-438 7 p.

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27 Scopus citations

The effect of iterative image reconstruction algorithms on the feasibility of automated plaque assessment in coronary CT angiography

Puchner, S. B., Ferencik, M., Karolyi, M., Do, S., Maurovich-Horvat, P., Kauczor, H. U., Hoffmann, U. & Schlett, C. L., Dec 1 2013, In : International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 29, 8, p. 1879-1888 10 p.

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12 Scopus citations
2012

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

Ferencik, M., Schlett, C. L., Ghoshhajra, B. B., Kriegel, M. F., Joshi, S. B., Maurovich-Horvat, P., Rogers, I. S., Banerji, D., Bamberg, F., Truong, Q. A., Brady, T. J., Nagurney, J. T. & Hoffmann, U., Jul 15 2012, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 110, 2, p. 183-189 7 p.

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47 Scopus citations

Association of pericardial fat and coronary high-risk lesions as determined by cardiac CT

Schlett, C. L., Ferencik, M., Kriegel, M. F., Bamberg, F., Ghoshhajra, B. B., Joshi, S. B., Nagurney, J. T., Fox, C. S., Truong, Q. A. & Hoffmann, U., May 1 2012, In : Atherosclerosis. 222, 1, p. 129-134 6 p.

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54 Scopus citations

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

Ferencik, M., Schlett, C. L., Bamberg, F., Truong, Q. A., Nichols, J. H., Pena, A. J., Shapiro, M. D., Rogers, I. S., Seneviratne, S., Parry, B. A., Cury, R. C., Brady, T. J., Brown, D. F., Nagurney, J. T. & Hoffmann, U., Aug 1 2012, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 19, 8, p. 934-942 9 p.

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17 Scopus citations

The napkin-ring sign indicates advanced atherosclerotic lesions in coronary CT angiography

Maurovich-Horvat, P., Schlett, C. L., Alkadhi, H., Nakano, M., Otsuka, F., Stolzmann, P., Scheffel, H., Ferencik, M., Kriegel, M. F., Seifarth, H., Virmani, R. & Hoffmann, U., Dec 1 2012, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 5, 12, p. 1243-1252 10 p.

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97 Scopus citations
2011

Left atrial wall thickness variability measured by CT scans in patients undergoing pulmonary vein isolation

Beinart, R., Abbara, S., Blum, A., Ferencik, M., Heist, K., Ruskin, J. & Mansour, M., Nov 1 2011, In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 22, 11, p. 1232-1236 5 p.

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65 Scopus citations

Prognostic value of CT angiography for major adverse cardiac events in patients with acute chest pain from the emergency department: 2-Year outcomes of the ROMICAT trial

Schlett, C. L., Banerji, D., Siegel, E., Bamberg, F., Lehman, S. J., Ferencik, M., Brady, T. J., Nagurney, J. T., Hoffmann, U. & Truong, Q. A., May 1 2011, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 4, 5, p. 481-491 11 p.

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110 Scopus citations
2009

Assessment of the presence and extent of coronary collateralization by coronary computed tomographic angiography in patients with total occlusions.

Rieber, J., Sheth, T. N., Mooyaart, E. A. Q., Shapiro, M. D., Butler, J., Ferencik, M., Brady, T. J., Klauss, V. & Hoffmann, U., Mar 2009, In : The international journal of cardiovascular imaging. 25, 3, p. 331-337 7 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography for Early Triage of Patients With Acute Chest Pain. The ROMICAT (Rule Out Myocardial Infarction using Computer Assisted Tomography) Trial

Hoffmann, U., Bamberg, F., Chae, C. U., Nichols, J. H., Rogers, I. S., Seneviratne, S. K., Truong, Q. A., Cury, R. C., Abbara, S., Shapiro, M. D., Moloo, J., Butler, J., Ferencik, M., Lee, H., Jang, I. K., Parry, B. A., Brown, D. F., Udelson, J. E., Achenbach, S., Brady, T. J. & 1 others, Nagurney, J. T., May 5 2009, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 53, 18, p. 1642-1650 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

420 Scopus citations
2008

Association between cardiovascular risk profiles and the presence and extent of different types of coronary atherosclerotic plaque as detected by multidetector computed tomography

Bamberg, F., Dannemann, N., Shapiro, M. D., Seneviratne, S. K., Ferencik, M., Butler, J., Koenig, W., Nasir, K., Cury, R. C., Tawakol, A., Achenbach, S., Brady, T. J. & Hoffmann, U., Mar 1 2008, In : Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. 28, 3, p. 568-574 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations

Blood pressure prior to cardioversion predicts a conversion to sinus rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation

Kaluzay, J., Ferencik, M., Mardiakova, K. & Remisova, S., Dec 8 2008, In : Bratislava Medical Journal. 109, 3, p. 116-120 5 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Cardiac magnetic resonance with T2-weighted imaging improves detection of patients with acute coronary syndrome in the emergency department

Cury, R. C., Shash, K., Nagurney, J. T., Rosito, G., Shapiro, M. D., Nomura, C. H., Abbara, S., Bamberg, F., Ferencik, M., Schmidt, E. J., Brown, D. F., Hoffmann, U. & Brady, T. J., Aug 19 2008, In : Circulation. 118, 8, p. 837-844 8 p.

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183 Scopus citations

Comprehensive assessment of myocardial perfusion defects, regional wall motion, and left ventricular function by using 64-section multidetector CT

Cury, R. C., Nieman, K., Shapiro, M. D., Butler, J., Nomura, C. H., Ferencik, M., Hoffmann, U., Abbara, S., Jassal, D. S., Yasuda, T., Gold, H. K., Jang, I. K. & Brady, T. J., Aug 1 2008, In : RADIOLOGY. 248, 2, p. 466-475 10 p.

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135 Scopus citations

Evaluation of efficacy of 64-slice multidetector computed tomography in patients with congenital coronary fistulas

Dodd, J. D., Ferencik, M., Liberthson, R. R., Nieman, K., Brady, T. J., Hoffmann, U., Cury, R. C. & Abbara, S., Mar 1 2008, In : Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. 32, 2, p. 265-270 6 p.

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22 Scopus citations

Relation of the Metabolic Syndrome to Quantity of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque

Butler, J., Mooyaart, E. A. Q., Dannemann, N., Bamberg, F., Shapiro, M. D., Ferencik, M., Brady, T. J. & Hoffmann, U., Apr 15 2008, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 101, 8, p. 1127-1130 4 p.

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19 Scopus citations

Reperfused myocardial infarction: Contrast-enhanced 64-section CT in comparison to MR imaging

Nieman, K., Shapiro, M. D., Ferencik, M., Nomura, C. H., Abbara, S., Hoffmann, U., Gold, H. K., Jang, I. K., Brady, T. J. & Cury, R. C., Apr 1 2008, In : RADIOLOGY. 247, 1, p. 49-56 8 p.

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155 Scopus citations
2007

64-Slice multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) for detection of aortic regurgitation and quantification of severity

Jassal, D. S., Shapiro, M. D., Neilan, T. G., Chaithiraphan, V., Ferencik, M., Teague, S. D., Brady, T. J., Isselbacher, E. M. & Cury, R. C., Jul 1 2007, In : Investigative Radiology. 42, 7, p. 507-512 6 p.

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41 Scopus citations

Analysis of Cardiac Dimensions, Mass and Function in Heart Transplant Recipients Using 64-slice Multi-detector Computed Tomography

Ferencik, M., Gregory, S. A., Butler, J., Achenbach, S., Yeh, R. W., Hoffmann, U., Inglessis, I., Cury, R. C., Nieman, K., McNulty, I. A., Healy, J. A., Brady, T. J., Semigran, M. J. & Jang, I. K., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 26, 5, p. 478-484 7 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Analytic Approaches to Establish the Diagnostic Accuracy of Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography as a Tool for Clinical Decision Making

Shapiro, M. D., Butler, J., Rieber, J., Sheth, T. N., Cury, R. C., Ferencik, M., Nichols, J. H., Goehler, A., Abbara, S., Pena, A. J., Brady, T. J. & Hoffmann, U., Apr 15 2007, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 99, 8, p. 1122-1127 6 p.

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20 Scopus citations

Characterization of non-calcified coronary atherosclerotic plaque by multi-detector row CT: Comparison to IVUS

Pohle, K., Achenbach, S., MacNeill, B., Ropers, D., Ferencik, M., Moselewski, F., Hoffmann, U., Brady, T. J., Jang, I. K. & Daniel, W. G., Jan 1 2007, In : Atherosclerosis. 190, 1, p. 174-180 7 p.

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229 Scopus citations

Comparison of Multidetector Computed Tomography and Two-Dimensional Transthoracic Echocardiography for Left Ventricular Assessment in Patients With Heart Failure

Butler, J., Shapiro, M. D., Jassal, D., Neilan, T., Nichols, J., Ferencik, M., Brady, T. J., Hoffmann, U. & Cury, R. C., Jan 15 2007, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 99, 2, p. 247-249 3 p.

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45 Scopus citations

Diagnostic accuracy of image postprocessing methods for the detection of coronary artery stenoses by using multidetector CT

Ferencik, M., Ropers, D., Abbara, S., Cury, R. C., Hoffmann, U., Nieman, K., Brady, T. J., Moselewski, F., Daniel, W. G. & Achenbach, S., Jun 1 2007, In : RADIOLOGY. 243, 3, p. 696-702 7 p.

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69 Scopus citations

Extent and distribution of coronary artery disease: A comparative study of invasive versus noninvasive angiography with computed angiography

Butler, J., Shapiro, M., Reiber, J., Sheth, T., Ferencik, M., Kurtz, E. G., Nichols, J., Pena, A., Cury, R. C., Brady, T. J. & Hoffmann, U., Mar 1 2007, In : American heart journal. 153, 3, p. 378-384 7 p.

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41 Scopus citations

Faktory ovplyvňujúce úspešnost' elektrickej kardioverzie pre fibriláciu a flutter predsiení a výskyt recidív arytmie: Analýza súboru 108 pacientov hospitalizovaných v rokoch 2002 - 2006

Translated title of the contribution: Direct-current cardioversion success in patients with atrial fibrillation/flutter and arrhythmia relapses: Analysis of 108 patients hospitalized within the years 2002-2006Kalužay, J., Mardiaková, K., Gurčíková, M., Remišová, S., Jurkovičová, O., Bobocká, K., Ferenčík, M. & Ponťuch, P., Jul 1 2007, In : Kardiologia. 16, 4, p. 151-157 7 p.

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Feasibility and optimization of aortic valve planimetry with MDCT

Abbara, S., Pena, A. J., Maurovich-Horvat, P., Butler, J., Sosnovik, D. E., Lembcke, A., Cury, R. C., Hoffmann, U., Ferencik, M. & Brady, T. J., Feb 1 2007, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 188, 2, p. 356-360 5 p.

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40 Scopus citations

Left main coronary artery compression syndrome: Evaluation with 64-slice cardiac multidetector computed tomography

Dodd, J. D., Maree, A., Palacios, I., De Moor, M. M., Mooyaart, E. A. Q., Shapiro, M. D., Ferencik, M., Brady, T., Abbara, S., Cury, R. C. & Hoffmann, U., Jan 1 2007, In : Circulation. 115, 1, p. e7-e8

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26 Scopus citations

Quantification of left ventricular noncompaction and trabecular delayed hyperenhancement with cardiac MRI: Correlation with clinical severity

Dodd, J. D., Holmvang, G., Hoffmann, U., Ferencik, M., Abbara, S., Brady, T. J. & Cury, R. C., Oct 1 2007, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 189, 4, p. 974-980 7 p.

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62 Scopus citations

Utility of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance to Predict Left Ventricular Recovery After Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Patients Presenting With Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Shapiro, M. D., Nieman, K., Nasir, K., Nomura, C. H., Sarwar, A., Ferencik, M., Abbara, S., Hoffman, U., Gold, H. K., Jang, I. K., Brady, T. J. & Cury, R. C., Jul 15 2007, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 100, 2, p. 211-216 6 p.

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17 Scopus citations
2006

Accuracy of 16-slice multi-detector CT to quantify the degree of coronary artery stenosis: Assessment of cross-sectional and longitudinal vessel reconstructions

Cury, R. C., Ferencik, M., Achenbach, S., Pomerantsev, E., Nieman, K., Moselewski, F., Abbara, S., Jang, I. K., Brady, T. J. & Hoffmann, U., Mar 1 2006, In : European Journal of Radiology. 57, 3, p. 345-350 6 p.

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43 Scopus citations

Arterial wall imaging: Evaluation with 16-section multidetector CT in blood vessel phantoms and ex vivo coronary arteries

Ferencik, M., Chan, R. C., Achenbach, S., Lisauskas, J. B., Houser, S. L., Hoffmann, U., Abbara, S., Cury, R. C., Bouma, B. E., Tearney, G. J. & Brady, T. J., Sep 1 2006, In : RADIOLOGY. 240, 3, p. 708-716 9 p.

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51 Scopus citations

Comparison of Sixty-Four-Slice Multidetector Computed Tomographic Coronary Angiography to Coronary Angiography With Intravascular Ultrasound for the Detection of Transplant Vasculopathy

Gregory, S. A., Ferencik, M., Achenbach, S., Yeh, R. W., Hoffmann, U., Inglessis, I., Cury, R. C., Nieman, K., McNulty, I. A., Laffan, J. A., Pomerantsev, E. V., Brady, T. J., Semigran, M. J. & Jang, I. K., Oct 1 2006, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 98, 7, p. 877-884 8 p.

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80 Scopus citations

Coronary CT angiography

Hoffmann, U., Ferencik, M., Cury, R. C. & Pena, A. J., May 1 2006, In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 47, 5, p. 797-806 10 p.

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146 Scopus citations

Coronary multidetector computed tomography in the assessment of patients with acute chest pain

Hoffmann, U., Nagurney, J. T., Moselewski, F., Pena, A., Ferencik, M., Chae, C. U., Cury, R. C., Butler, J., Abbara, S., Brown, D. F., Manini, A., Nichols, J. H., Achenbach, S. & Brady, T. J., Nov 1 2006, In : Circulation. 114, 21, p. 2251-2260 10 p.

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302 Scopus citations

Differentiation of Recent and Chronic Myocardial Infarction by Cardiac Computed Tomography

Nieman, K., Cury, R. C., Ferencik, M., Nomura, C. H., Abbara, S., Hoffmann, U., Gold, H. K., Jang, I. K. & Brady, T. J., Aug 1 2006, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 98, 3, p. 303-308 6 p.

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91 Scopus citations

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

Hoffmann, U., Siebert, U., Bull-Stewart, A., Achenbach, S., Ferencik, M., Moselewski, F., Brady, T. J., Massaro, J. M. & O'Donnell, C. J., Mar 1 2006, In : European Journal of Radiology. 57, 3, p. 396-402 7 p.

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85 Scopus citations

Improved vessel morphology measurements in contrast-enhanced multi-detector computed tomography coronary angiography with non-linear post-processing

Ferencik, M., Lisauskas, J. B., Cury, R. C., Hoffmann, U., Abbara, S., Achenbach, S., Karl, W. C., Brady, T. J. & Chan, R. C., Mar 1 2006, In : European Journal of Radiology. 57, 3, p. 380-383 4 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Matrix Gla protein is associated with risk factors for atherosclerosis but not with coronary artery calcification

O'Donnell, C. J., Shea, M. K., Price, P. A., Gagnon, D. R., Wilson, P. W. F., Larson, M. G., Kiel, D. P., Hoffmann, U., Ferencik, M., Clouse, M. E., Williamson, M. K., Cupples, L. A., Dawson-Hughes, B. & Booth, S. L., Dec 1 2006, In : Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. 26, 12, p. 2769-2774 6 p.

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56 Scopus citations

MDCT in early triage of patients with acute chest pain

Hoffmann, U., Pena, A. J., Moselewski, F., Ferencik, M., Abbara, S., Cury, R. C., Chae, C. U. & Nagurney, J. T., Nov 1 2006, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 187, 5, p. 1240-1247 8 p.

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57 Scopus citations

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

Hoffmann, U., Moselewski, F., Nieman, K., Jang, I. K., Ferencik, M., Rahman, A. M., Cury, R. C., Abbara, S., Joneidi-Jafari, H., Achenbach, S. & Brady, T. J., Apr 18 2006, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 47, 8, p. 1655-1662 8 p.

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421 Scopus citations

Quantitative parameters of image quality in 64-slice computed tomography angiography of the coronary arteries

Ferencik, M., Nomura, C. H., Maurovich-Horvat, P., Hoffmann, U., Pena, A. J., Cury, R. C., Abbara, S., Nieman, K., Fatima, U., Achenbach, S. & Brady, T. J., Mar 1 2006, In : European Journal of Radiology. 57, 3, p. 373-379 7 p.

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96 Scopus citations

Threshold-dependent variability of coronary artery calcification measurements - Implications for contrast-enhanced multi-detector row-computed tomography

Moselewski, F., Ferencik, M., Achenbach, S., Abbara, S., Cury, R. C., Booth, S. L., Jang, I. K., Brady, T. J. & Hoffmann, U., Mar 1 2006, In : European Journal of Radiology. 57, 3, p. 390-395 6 p.

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14 Scopus citations