Riemer H. J. A. Slart
University Medical Center Groningen
Internal medicineRadiologyPET-CTEndocrinologySurgeryPathologyMagnetic resonance imagingPerfusionCardiologyPositron emission tomographyCardiac amyloidosisHeart failureCoronary artery diseaseMyocardial perfusion imagingScintigraphyNuclear medicineIn patientMyocardial infarctionMedicineEjection fraction
Publications 448
#1Derk ten Hove (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)
#2Bhanu Sinha (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 42
Last. Riemer H. J. A. Slart (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 54
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#1D. ten Hove (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 1
#2Riemer H. J. A. Slart (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 54
Last. Ricardo P.J. Budde (Erasmus University Medical Center)H-Index: 18
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Purpose of review null Additional imaging modalities, such as FDG-PET/CT, have been included into the workup for patients with suspected infective endocarditis, according to major international guidelines published in 2015. The purpose of this review is to give an overview of FDG-PET/CT indications and standardized approaches in the setting of suspected infective endocarditis. null Recent findings null There are two main indications for performing FDG-PET/CT in patients with suspected infective ...
#1Mariska Panjer (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)
#2Magdalena Dobrolinska (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 1
Last. Riemer H. J. A. Slart (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 54
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BACKGROUND With the appearance of cadmium-zinc-telluride (CZT) cameras, dynamic myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) has been introduced, but comparable data to other MPI modalities, such as quantitative coronary angiography (CAG) with fractional flow reserve (FFR) and positron emission tomography (PET), are lacking. This study aimed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of dynamic CZT single-photon emission tomography (SPECT) in coronary artery disease compared to quantitative CAG, FFR, and PET as ...
#1Michelle C. Williams (Edin.: University of Edinburgh)H-Index: 28
#2Leslee J. Shaw (Cornell University)H-Index: 31
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OBJECTIVES: We aimed to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cardiac diagnostic testing and practice and to assess its impact in different regions in Europe. METHODS: The online survey organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency Division of Human Health collected information on changes in cardiac imaging procedural volumes between March 2019 and March/April 2020. Data were collected from 909 centres in 108 countries. RESULTS: Centres in Northern and Southern Europe were more li...
#1Gijs D. van Praagh (Stanford University)
#2Jia Wang (Stanford University)H-Index: 23
Last. Riemer H. J. A. SlartH-Index: 54
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Objectives null Although the Agatston score is a commonly used quantification method, rescan reproducibility is suboptimal, and different CT scanners result in different scores. In 2007, McCollough et al (Radiology 2007;243:527-538) proposed a standard for coronary artery calcium quantification. Advancements in CT technology over the last decade, however, allow for improved acquisition and reconstruction methods. This study aims to investigate the feasibility of a reproducible reduced dose alter...
#2Jasper VonkH-Index: 3
Last. Dam GMv
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#1Jordy P. Pijl (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 5
#2Pieter H Nienhuis (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 1
Last. Lars C. Gormsen (Aarhus University Hospital)H-Index: 31
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White blood cells activated by either a pathogen or as part of a systemic inflammatory disease are characterized by high energy consumption and are therefore taking up the glucose analogue PET tracer FDG avidly. It is therefore not surprising that a steadily growing body of research and clinical reports now supports the use of FDG PET/CT to diagnose a wide range of patients with non-oncological diseases. However, using FDG PET/CT in patients with infectious or inflammatory diseases has some limi...
#1Gijs D. van Praagh (Stanford University)
#2Niels R. van der Werf (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 5
Last. Martin J. Willemink (Stanford University)H-Index: 23
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OBJECTIVE Coronary artery calcium (CAC) score is a strong predictor for future adverse cardiovascular events. Anthropomorphic phantoms are often used for CAC studies on computed tomography (CT) to allow for evaluation or variation of scanning or reconstruction parameters within or across scanners against a reference standard. This often results in large number of datasets. Manual assessment of these large datasets is time consuming and cumbersome. Therefore, this study aimed to develop and valid...
#1Riemer H. J. A. Slart (UT: University of Twente)H-Index: 54
#2Charalampos Tsoumpas (University of Leeds)H-Index: 24
Last. Adriaan A. Lammertsma (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 1
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In this contribution, several opportunities and challenges for long axial field of view (LAFOV) PET are described. It is an anthology in which the main issues have been highlighted. A consolidated overview of the camera system implementation, business and financial plan, opportunities and challenges is provided. What the nuclear medicine and molecular imaging community can expect from these new PET/CT scanners is the delivery of more comprehensive information to the clinicians for advancing diag...
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#1Kornelis S. M. van der Geest (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 14
#2Yannick van Sleen (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 5
Last. Riemer H. J. A. Slart (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 54
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OBJECTIVES To compare and validate the diagnostic accuracy of FDG-PET/CT scores for polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR); and to explore their relationship with clinical factors. METHODS This retrospective study included 39 consecutive patients diagnosed with PMR and 19 PMR comparators. The final clinical diagnosis was established after 6 months follow-up. Patients underwent FDG-PET/CT prior to glucocorticoid treatment. Visual grading of FDG uptake was performed at 30 anatomic sites. Three FDG-PET/CT sc...