Coronary Calcium Scoring

Tomographic Plaque Imaging with CT: Technical Considerations and Capabilities; Rumberger JA: Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 2003;46 #2 (September/October):123-134.

Atherosclerosis Imaging and Calcified Plaque: Coronary Artery Disease Risk Assessment; Budoff MJ: Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 2003;46 #2 (September/October):135-145.

Translating Tomographic Plaque Imaging Into Treatment: Interventional Lipidology; Hect HS: Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 2003;46 #2 (September/October):149-170.

Editorial: Atherosclerotic Risk Factors Revisited; Hecht HS: Amer. J. Cardiol. 2004;93:73-75.

Coronary Artery Calcium Score Combined with Framingham Score for Risk Prediction in Asymptomatic Individuals; Greenland P, LaBree L, Azen SP, Doherty TM & Detrano RC: J.A.M.A. 2004;291 #2 (January 14th):210-215.

Electron-Beam Tomography Coronary Artery Calcium and Cardiac Events, a 37-Month Follow-up of 5635 Initially Asymptomatic Low- to Intermediate-Risk Adults; Kondos GT, Hoff JA, Sevrukov A, Daviglus ML, Garside DB, Devries SS, Chomka EV & Liu K: Circulation 2003;107:2571-2576.

Electron-Beam Tomography Coronary Artery Calcium and Cardiac Events, accompanying editorial; Weintraub WS: Circulation 2003;107:2528-2530.

Identification of Patients at Increased Risk of First Unheralded Acute Myocardial Infarction by Electron-Beam Computed Tomography; Raggi P, Callister TQ, Cooil B, He Z, Lippolis NJ,Russo DJ, Zelinger A & Mahmarian: Circulation 2000;101:850-855.

Coronary Calcium Independently Predicts Incident Premature Coronary Heart Disease Over Measured Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Mean Three-Year Outcomes in the Prospective Army Coronary Calcium (PACC) Project; Taylor AJ, Bindeman J, Feuerstein I, Cao F, Brazaitis M & O’Malley PG: J. Amer. College Cardiol. 2005;46, #5:807-814.

Prognostic Value of Cardiac Risk Factors and Coronary Artery Calcium Screening for All-Cause Mortality; Shaw LJ, Raggi P, Schisterman E, Berman DS, Callister TQ: Radiology 2003;228:826-833.

Comparison of Coronary Artery Calcium Detected by Electron Beam Tomography in Patients With to Those Without Symptomatic Coronary Heart Disease; Cheng YJ, Church TS, Kimball TE, Nichaman MZ, Levine BD, MD, McGuire DK & Blair SN: Amer. J. Cardiol. 2003;92:498-503.

Using the Coronary Artery Calcium Score to Predict Coronary Heart Disease Events: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis; Pletcher MJ, Tice JA, Pignone M, Warren S. & Browner WS: Arch. Intern. Med. 2004;164:1285-1292.

Coronary calcification detected by electron-beam computed tomography and myocardial infarction: The Rotterdam Coronary Calcification Study; Vliegenthart R, Oudkerk M, Song B, van der Kuip DAM, Hofman A & Witteman JCM: Euro. Heart J. 2002;23:1596–1603.

Long-Term Prognostic Value of Coronary Calcification Detected by Electron-Beam Computed Tomography in Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiography; Keelan PC, Bielak LF, Ashai K, Jamjoum LS, Denktas AE, Rumberger JA, Sheedy II PF, Peyser PA & Schwartz RS: Circulation 2001;104:412.

Use of electron beam tomography data to develop models for prediction of hard coronary events; Raggi P, Cooil B & Callister TQ: Am. Heart J. 2001;141:375-82.

Prediction of Coronary Events With Electron Beam Computed Tomography; Arad Y, Spadaro LA, Goodman K, Newstein D & Guerci AD: J. Amer. College Cardiol. 2000;36:1253-1260.

Progression of Coronary Artery Calcium and Risk of First Myocardial Infarction in Patients Receiving Cholesterol-Lowering Therapy; Raggi P, Callister TQ & Shaw LJ: Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 2004;24:1272-1277.

Coronary artery disease progression assessed by electron-beam computed tomography; Budoff MJ & Raggi P: Am. J. Cardiol. 2001 Jul 19;88(2-A):46E-50E.

Relation of C-Reactive Protein and Fibrinogen to Coronary Artery Calcium in Subjects With Systemic Hypertension; Kullo IJ, McConnell JP, Bailey KR, Kardia SL, Bielak LF, Peyser PA, Sheedy II PF, Boerwinkle E, & ST Turner: Am. J. Cardiol. 2003 July 1; 92:56-58.

Combined Use of Computed Tomography Coronary Calcium Scores and C-Reactive Protein Levels in Predicting Cardiovascular Events in Nondiabetic Individuals; Park R, Detrano R, Xiang M, Fu P, Ibrahim Y, LaBree L & Azen S: Circulation 2002;106:2073-2077.

Relationship between stress-induced myocardial ischemia and atherosclerosis measured by coronary calcium tomography; Berman DS, Wong ND, Gransar H, et al. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2004 Aug 18; 44(4):923-30.

Severity of Coronary Artery Calcification by Electron Beam Computed Tomography Predicts Silent Myocardial Ischemia; He ZX, Hedrick T, Pratt C, Verani M, Aquino V, Roberts R & Mahmarian J: Circulation 2000;101:244-251.

Coronary Calcium on Electron Beam Tomography Imaging as a Surrogate Marker of Coronary Artery Disease: Raggi P: Am. J. Cardiol. 2001;87(suppl 4A):27A–34A.

Exercise Testing and Electron Beam Computed Tomography in the Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease; Shavelle DM, Budoff MJ, LaMont DH, Shavelle RM, Kennedy JM & Brundage BH: J. Amer. College Cardiol. 2000;36(No 1):32-38.

Stroke Is Associated With Coronary Calcification as Detected by Electron-Beam CT, The Rotterdam Coronary Calcification Study; Vliegenthart R, Hollander M, Breteler M, van der Kuip DAM, Hofman A, Oudkerk M & Witteman JCM: Stroke 2002;33:462.

Utility of Electron Beam Computed Tomography to Stratify Patients Presenting to the Emergency Room With Chest Pain; McLaughlin VV, Balogh T & Rich S: Amer. J. Cardiol. 1999;84:327-328.

Influence of Lipid-Lowering Therapy on the Progression of Coronary Artery Calcification: A Prospective Evaluation; Achenbach S, Ropers D, Pohle K, Leber A, Thilo C, Knez A, Menendez T, Maeffert R, Kusus M, Regenfus M, Bickel A, Haberl R, Steinbeck G, Moshage W & Daniel WG: Circulation 2002;106:1077-1082.

Effect of HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors on Coronary Artery Disease as Assessed by Electron-Beam Computed Tomography; Callister T, Raggi P, Cooil B, Lippolis N & Russo D: N. Eng. J. Med. 1998;339:1972-1978.

Practice Guidelines for Electron Beam Tomography: A Report of the Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging; Hecht, H: Am. J. Cardiol. 2000;86:705-706.

Calcification in atherosclerosis: Bone biology and chronic inflammation at the arterial crossroads; Doherty TM, Asotra K, Fitzpatrick LA, Qiao J-H, Wilkin DJ, Detrano DC, Dunstan CR, Shah PK & Rajavashisth TB*: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2003;100(No 20):11201-11206.

Lung Cancer Screening

Review Article: Screening for Lung Cancer; Patz Jr. JF, Goodman PC & Bepler G: N. Eng. J. Med. 2000;343:1627-1633.

Early Lung Cancer Action Project: overall design and findings from baseline screening; Henschke CI, McCauley DI, Yankelevitz DF, et al.: Lancet 1999;354:99-105.

Lung Cancer Screening Using Low-Dose Spiral CT: results of baseline and 1-year follow-up studies; Nawa T, Nakagawa T, Kusano S, Kawasakiv Y, Sugawara Y & Nakata H: Chest 2002;122:15-20.

The Cost-Effectiveness of Low-Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer* Preliminary Results of Baseline Screening; Wisnivesky JP, Mushlin AI, Sicherman N, & Henschke C: Chest 2003;124:614-621.

Clinical Utility of Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Techniques for Noninvasive Coronary Angiography; Budoff MJ, Achenbach S & Duerinckx D: J. Amer. College Cardiol. 2003;42:1867–78.

Current Results and New Developments of Coronary Angiography with Use of Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography of the Heart; Gerber TC, Kuzo RS, Karstaedt GE, Lane GE, Morin RL, Sheedy II PF, Safford RE, Blackshear JL & Pietan JH: Mayo Clin. Proc. 2002;77:55-71

Value of Electron-Beam Computed Tomography For the Noninvasive Detection of High-Grade Coronary Artery Stenosis and Occlusions; Achenbach S, Moshage W, Robers D, Nossen J, & Daniel WG: N. Eng. J. Med. 1998;339:1964-1971

Virtual Colonoscopy

Computed Tomographic Virtual Colonoscopy to Screen for Colorectal Neoplasia in Asymptomatic Adults; Pickhardt PJ, Choi R, Hwang I, Butler JA, Puckett ML, Hildebrandt HA, Wong RK, Nugent PA, Mysliwiec PA, & Schindler WA: N. Eng. J. Med. 2003;349:2191-2200.

Editorial… Screening Virtual Colonoscopy — Ready for Prime Time?; Morrin MM, & LaMont JT: N. Eng. J. Med. 2003;349:2261-2264.

A Comparison of Virtual and Conventional Colonoscopy for the Detection of Colorectal Polyps; Fenlon HM, Nunes DP, Schroy III PC, Barish MA, Clarke PD, Ferrucci JT: N. Eng. J. Med. 1999;341:1496-1503.

Incidental Extracolonic findings at CT Colonography; Hara AK, Johnson CD, MacCarty RL & Welch TJ: Radiology 2000; 215, 353-357.

EBT Body Scanning

Incidental detection of preclinical renal tumors with electron beam computed tomography: report of 26 consecutive operated patients; Mitchell TL, Pippin JJ, Devers SM, Kimball TE, Gibbons LW, Cooper LL, Gonzalez-Dunn V, Cooper KH: J. Comput Assist Tomogr. 2000 Nov-Dec;24(6):843-845.

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