Selected Journal Publications

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The Vascular Imaging Lab has published over 100 articles in high impact journals such as Nature Medicine, Circulation, Stroke, ATVB, Radiology, and Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. The following are selected journal publications.

  • Wang, J.N., et al., Simultaneous noncontrast angiography and intraPlaque hemorrhage (SNAP) imaging for carotid atherosclerotic disease evaluation. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2013. 69(2): p. 337-345.
  • Sun, J., et al., Adventitial Perfusion and Intraplaque Hemorrhage A Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI Study in the Carotid Artery. Stroke, 2013. 44(4): p. 1031-+.
  • Sun, J., et al., Subclinical Carotid Atherosclerosis: Short-term Natural History of Lipid-rich Necrotic Core-A Multicenter Study with MR Imaging. Radiology, 2013. 268(1): p. 61-68.
  • Canton, G., et al., A framework for the co-registration of hemodynamic forces and atherosclerotic plaque components. Physiological Measurement, 2013. 34(9): p. 977-990.
  • Sun, J., et al., Sustained Acceleration in Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression With Intraplaque Hemorrhage A Long-Term Time Course Study. Jacc-Cardiovascular Imaging, 2012. 5(8): p. 798-804.
  • Kerwin, W., et al., High-Resolution [18]Fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography and Coregistered Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Atherosclerotic Plaque From a Patient Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy. Circulation-Cardiovascular Imaging, 2012. 5(5): p. 683-684.
  • Canton, G., et al., Characterization of distensibility, plaque burden, and composition of the atherosclerotic carotid artery using magnetic resonance imaging. Medical Physics, 2012. 39(10): p. 6247-6253.
  • Zhao, X.Q., et al., MR Imaging of Carotid Plaque Composition During Lipid-Lowering Therapy A Prospective Assessment of Effect and Time Course. Jacc-Cardiovascular Imaging, 2011. 4(9): p. 977-986.
  • Zhao, X.H., et al., Discriminating Carotid Atherosclerotic Lesion Severity by Luminal Stenosis and Plaque Burden A Comparison Utilizing High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging at 3.0 Tesla. Stroke, 2011. 42(2): p. 347-353.
  • Dong, L., et al., Carotid Artery Atherosclerosis: Effect of Intensive Lipid Therapy on the Vasa Vasorum-Evaluation by Using Dynamic Contrast-enhanced MR Imaging. Radiology, 2011. 260(1): p. 224-231.
  • Zhao, X.H., et al., Prevalence of Compositional Features in Subclinical Carotid Atherosclerosis Determined by High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Chinese Patients With Coronary Artery Disease. Stroke, 2010. 41(6): p. 1157-1162.
  • Wang, J.N., V.L. Yarnykh, and C. Yuan, Enhanced Image Quality in Black-Blood MRI Using the Improved Motion-Sensitized Driven-Equilibrium (iMSDE) Sequence. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2010. 31(5): p. 1256-1263.
  • Wang, J.N., et al., Improved Carotid Intraplaque Hemorrhage Imaging Using a Slab-Selective Phase-Sensitive Inversion-Recovery (SPI) Sequence. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2010. 64(5): p. 1332-1340.
  • Underhill, H.R., et al., Predictors of surface disruption with MR imaging in asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 2010. 31(3): p. 487-93.
  • Underhill, H.R., et al., A Noninvasive Imaging Approach to Assess Plaque Severity: The Carotid Atherosclerosis Score. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 2010. 31(6): p. 1068-1075.
  • Dong, L., et al., Efficient Flow Suppressed MRI Improves Interscan Reproducibility of Carotid Atherosclerosis Plaque Burden Measurements. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2010. 32(2): p. 452-458.
  • Chen, H.J., et al., Localized Measurement of Atherosclerotic Plaque Inflammatory Burden With Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2010. 64(2): p. 567-573.
  • Ota, H., et al., Hemorrhage and large lipid-rich necrotic cores are independently associated with thin or ruptured fibrous caps: an in vivo 3T MRI study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 2009. 29(10): p. 1696-701.
  • Underhill, H.R., et al., Effect of rosuvastatin therapy on carotid plaque morphology and composition in moderately hypercholesterolemic patients: A high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging trial. American Heart Journal, 2008. 155(3).
  • Kerwin, W.S., et al., MR imaging of adventitial vasa vasorum in carotid atherosclerosis. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2008. 59(3): p. 507-514.
  • Balu, N., et al., Comparison between 2D and 3D high-resolution black-blood techniques for carotid artery wall imaging in clinically significant atherosclerosis. J Magn Reson Imaging, 2008. 27(4): p. 918-24.
  • Saam, T., et al., The vulnerable, or high-risk, atherosclerotic plaque: Noninvasive MR imaging for characterization and assessment. Radiology, 2007. 244(1): p. 64-77.
  • Kerwin, W., et al., Magnetic resonance imaging of carotid atherosclerosis: plaque analysis. Top Magn Reson Imaging, 2007. 18(5): p. 371-8.
  • Takaya, N., et al., Association between carotid plaque characteristics and subsequent ischemic cerebrovascular events - A prospective assessment with MRI - Initial results. Stroke, 2006. 37(3): p. 818-823.
  • Kerwin, W.S., et al., Inflammation in carotid atherosclerotic plaque: A dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging study. Radiology, 2006. 241(2): p. 459-468.
  • Chu, B.C., et al., Serial high-spatial-resolution, multisequence magnetic resonance imaging studies identify fibrous cap rupture and penetrating ulcer into carotid atherosclerotic plaque. Circulation, 2006. 113(12): p. E660-E661.
  • Takaya, N., et al., Presence of intraplaque hemorrhage stimulates progression of carotid atherosclerotic plaques - A high-resolution magnetic resonance Imaging study. Circulation, 2005. 111(21): p. 2768-2775.
  • Saam, T., et al., Quantitative evaluation of carotid plaque composition by in vivo MRI. Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 2005. 25(1): p. 234-239.
  • Kampschulte, A., et al., Differentiation of intraplaque versus juxtaluminal hemorrhage/thrombus in advanced human carotid atherosclerotic lesions by in vivo magnetic resonance imaging. Circulation, 2004. 110(20): p. 3239-3244.
  • Chu, B.C., et al., Determination of carotid artery atherosclerotic lesion type and distribution in hypercholesterolemic patients with moderate carotid stenosis using noninvasive magnetic resonance imaging. Stroke, 2004. 35(11): p. 2444-2448.
  • Kerwin, W., et al., Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging analysis of neovasculature volume in carotid atherosclerotic plaque. Circulation, 2003. 107(6): p. 851-856.
  • Yuan, C., et al., Identification of fibrous cap rupture with magnetic resonance imaging is highly associated with recent transient ischemic attack or stroke. Circulation, 2002. 105(2): p. 181-185.
  • Cai, J.M., et al., Classification of human carotid atherosclerotic lesions with in vivo multicontrast magnetic resonance imaging. Circulation, 2002. 106(11): p. 1368-1373.
  • Zhao, X.Q., et al., Effects of prolonged intensive lipid-lowering therapy on the characteristics of carotid atherosclerotic plaques in vivo by MRI - A case-control study. Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 2001. 21(10): p. 1623-1629.
  • Yuan, C., et al., In vivo accuracy of multispectral magnetic resonance imaging for identifying lipid-rich necrotic cores and intraplaque hemorrhage in advanced human carotid plaques. Circulation, 2001. 104(17): p. 2051-2056.
  • Kang, X.J., et al., Analysis of the measurement precision of arterial lumen and wall areas using high-resolution MRI. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2000. 44(6): p. 968-972.
  • Hatsukami, T.S., et al., Visualization of fibrous cap thickness and rupture in human atherosclerotic carotid plaque in vivo with high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging. Circulation, 2000. 102(9): p. 959-964.
  • Yuan, C., et al., Measurement of atherosclerotic carotid plaque size in vivo using high resolution magnetic resonance imaging. Circulation, 1998. 98(24): p. 2666-2671.



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