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Germano, Guido

Title(s)Professor-in-Residence, Medicine
SchoolCardiology
Phone(310) 423-4344
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    1. Han D, Rozanski A, Gransar H, Sharir T, Einstein AJ, Fish MB, Ruddy TD, Kaufmann PA, Sinusas AJ, Miller EJ, Bateman TM, Dorbala S, Di Carli M, Liang JX, Hu LH, Germano G, Dey D, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. Myocardial Ischemic Burden and Differences in Prognosis Among Patients With and Without Diabetes: Results From the Multicenter International REFINE SPECT Registry. Diabetes Care. 2020 Feb; 43(2):453-459. PMID: 31776140.
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    2. Garcia EV, Slomka P, Moody JB, Germano G, Ficaro EP. Quantitative Clinical Nuclear Cardiology, Part 1: Established Applications. J Nucl Med. 2019 11; 60(11):1507-1516. PMID: 31375569.
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    3. Garcia EV, Slomka P, Moody JB, Germano G, Ficaro EP. Quantitative Clinical Nuclear Cardiology, Part 1: Established Applications. J Nucl Cardiol. 2020 Feb; 27(1):189-201. PMID: 31654215.
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    4. Otaki Y, Manabe O, Miller RJH, Manrique A, Nganoa C, Roth N, Berman DS, Germano G, Slomka PJ, Agostini D. Quantification of myocardial blood flow by CZT-SPECT with motion correction and comparison with 15O-water PET. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 Aug 26. PMID: 31452085.
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    5. Lassen ML, Kwiecinski J, Dey D, Cadet S, Germano G, Berman DS, Adamson PD, Moss AJ, Dweck MR, Newby DE, Slomka PJ. Triple-gated motion and blood pool clearance corrections improve reproducibility of coronary 18F-NaF PET. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2019 Nov; 46(12):2610-2620. PMID: 31385011.
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    6. Slomka PJ, Miller RJH, Hu LH, Germano G, Berman DS. Solid-State Detector SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging. J Nucl Med. 2019 Sep; 60(9):1194-1204. PMID: 31375568.
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    7. Hu LH, Betancur J, Sharir T, Einstein AJ, Bokhari S, Fish MB, Ruddy TD, Kaufmann PA, Sinusas AJ, Miller EJ, Bateman TM, Dorbala S, Di Carli M, Germano G, Commandeur F, Liang JX, Otaki Y, Tamarappoo BK, Dey D, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. Machine learning predicts per-vessel early coronary revascularization after fast myocardial perfusion SPECT: results from multicentre REFINE SPECT registry. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Jul 16. PMID: 31317178.
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    8. Miller RJH, Hu LH, Gransar H, Betancur J, Eisenberg E, Otaki Y, Sharir T, Fish MB, Ruddy TD, Dorbala S, Carli MD, Einstein AJ, Kaufmann PA, Sinusas AJ, Miller EJ, Bateman T, Germano G, Tamarappoo BK, Dey D, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. Transient ischaemic dilation and post-stress wall motion abnormality increase risk in patients with less than moderate ischaemia: analysis of the REFINE SPECT registry. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Jul 13. PMID: 31302679.
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    9. Otaki Y, Betancur J, Sharir T, Hu LH, Gransar H, Liang JX, Azadani PN, Einstein AJ, Fish MB, Ruddy TD, Kaufmann PA, Sinusas AJ, Miller EJ, Bateman TM, Dorbala S, Di Carli M, Tamarappoo BK, Germano G, Dey D, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. 5-Year Prognostic Value of Quantitative Versus Visual MPI in Subtle Perfusion Defects: Results From REFINE SPECT. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Mar; 13(3):774-785. PMID: 31202740.
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    10. Hu LH, Sharir T, Miller RJH, Einstein AJ, Fish MB, Ruddy TD, Dorbala S, Di Carli M, Kaufmann PA, Sinusas AJ, Miller EJ, Bateman TM, Betancur J, Germano G, Liang JX, Commandeur F, Azadani PN, Gransar H, Otaki Y, Tamarappoo BK, Dey D, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. Upper reference limits of transient ischemic dilation ratio for different protocols on new-generation cadmium zinc telluride cameras: A report from REFINE SPECT registry. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 May 13. PMID: 31087268.
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    11. Lassen ML, Kwiecinski J, Cadet S, Dey D, Wang C, Dweck MR, Berman DS, Germano G, Newby DE, Slomka PJ. Data-Driven Gross Patient Motion Detection and Compensation: Implications for Coronary 18F-NaF PET Imaging. J Nucl Med. 2019 06; 60(6):830-836. PMID: 30442755.
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    12. Betancur J, Hu LH, Commandeur F, Sharir T, Einstein AJ, Fish MB, Ruddy TD, Kaufmann PA, Sinusas AJ, Miller EJ, Bateman TM, Dorbala S, Di Carli M, Germano G, Otaki Y, Liang JX, Tamarappoo BK, Dey D, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. Deep Learning Analysis of Upright-Supine High-Efficiency SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging for Prediction of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease: A Multicenter Study. J Nucl Med. 2019 05; 60(5):664-670. PMID: 30262516.
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    13. Kwiecinski J, Berman DS, Lee SE, Dey D, Cadet S, Lassen ML, Germano G, Jansen MA, Dweck MR, Newby DE, Chang HJ, Yun M, Slomka PJ. Three-Hour Delayed Imaging Improves Assessment of Coronary 18F-Sodium Fluoride PET. J Nucl Med. 2019 04; 60(4):530-535. PMID: 30213848.
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    14. Slomka PJ, Betancur J, Liang JX, Otaki Y, Hu LH, Sharir T, Dorbala S, Di Carli M, Fish MB, Ruddy TD, Bateman TM, Einstein AJ, Kaufmann PA, Miller EJ, Sinusas AJ, Azadani PN, Gransar H, Tamarappoo BK, Dey D, Berman DS, Germano G. Rationale and design of the REgistry of Fast Myocardial Perfusion Imaging with NExt generation SPECT (REFINE SPECT). J Nucl Cardiol. 2018 Jun 19. PMID: 29923104.
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    15. Haro Alonso D, Wernick MN, Yang Y, Germano G, Berman DS, Slomka P. Prediction of cardiac death after adenosine myocardial perfusion SPECT based on machine learning. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 10; 26(5):1746-1754. PMID: 29542015.
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    16. Betancur J, Commandeur F, Motlagh M, Sharir T, Einstein AJ, Bokhari S, Fish MB, Ruddy TD, Kaufmann P, Sinusas AJ, Miller EJ, Bateman TM, Dorbala S, Di Carli M, Germano G, Otaki Y, Tamarappoo BK, Dey D, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. Deep Learning for Prediction of Obstructive Disease From Fast Myocardial Perfusion SPECT: A Multicenter Study. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 11; 11(11):1654-1663. PMID: 29550305.
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    17. Gomez J, Doukky R, Germano G, Slomka P. New Trends in Quantitative Nuclear Cardiology Methods. Curr Cardiovasc Imaging Rep. 2018 Jan; 11(1). PMID: 30294409.
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    18. Sharif B, Motwani M, Arsanjani R, Dharmakumar R, Fish MB, Germano G, Li D, Berman DS, Slomka P. Impact of incomplete ventricular coverage on diagnostic performance of myocardial perfusion imaging. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Apr; 34(4):661-669. PMID: 29197024.
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    19. Arasaratnam P, Sadreddini M, Yam Y, Kansal V, Dorbala S, Di Carli MF, Beanlands RS, Merhige ME, Williams BA, Veledar E, Min JK, Chen L, Ruddy TD, Germano G, Berman DS, Shaw LJ, Chow BJW. Prognostic value of vasodilator response using rubidium-82 positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with coronary artery disease. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2018 04; 45(4):538-548. PMID: 29177706.
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    20. Gaudieri V, Nappi C, Acampa W, Zampella E, Assante R, Mannarino T, Genova A, De Simini G, Klain M, Germano G, Petretta M, Cuocolo A. Added prognostic value of left ventricular shape by gated SPECT imaging in patients with suspected coronary artery disease and normal myocardial perfusion. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 08; 26(4):1148-1156. PMID: 29071670.
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    21. Betancur J, Otaki Y, Motwani M, Fish MB, Lemley M, Dey D, Gransar H, Tamarappoo B, Germano G, Sharir T, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. Prognostic Value of Combined Clinical and Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Data Using Machine Learning. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 07; 11(7):1000-1009. PMID: 29055639.
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    22. Arnson Y, Rozanski A, Gransar H, Friedman JD, Hayes SW, Thomson LE, Tamarappoo B, Slomka P, Wang F, Germano G, Dey D, Berman DS. Comparison of the Coronary Artery Calcium Score and Number of Calcified Coronary Plaques for Predicting Patient Mortality Risk. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Dec 15; 120(12):2154-2159. PMID: 29096884.
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    23. Nappi C, Gaudieri V, Acampa W, Assante R, Zampella E, Mainolfi CG, Petretta M, Germano G, Cuocolo A. Comparison of left ventricular shape by gated SPECT imaging in diabetic and nondiabetic patients with normal myocardial perfusion: A propensity score analysis. J Nucl Cardiol. 2018 04; 25(2):394-403. PMID: 28808939.
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    24. Farag AA, Heo J, Tauxe L, Bhambhvani P, Germano G, Kavanagh P, Iskandrian AE, Hage FG. Detection and quantitation of right ventricular reversible perfusion defects by stress SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging: A proof-of-principle study. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 02; 26(1):266-271. PMID: 28685253.
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    25. Germano G, Slomka PJ. Assessing LV remodeling in nuclear cardiology. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 02; 26(1):233-235. PMID: 28616800.
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    26. Diaz-Zamudio M, Fuchs TA, Slomka P, Otaki Y, Arsanjani R, Gransar H, Germano G, Berman DS, Kaufmann PA, Dey D. Quantitative plaque features from coronary computed tomography angiography to identify regional ischemia by myocardial perfusion imaging. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 May 01; 18(5):499-507. PMID: 28025263.
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    27. Slomka P, Germano G. Factors affecting appearance of a normal myocardial perfusion scan. J Nucl Cardiol. 2018 10; 25(5):1655-1657. PMID: 28361475.
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    28. Motwani M, Leslie WD, Goertzen AL, Otaki Y, Germano G, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. Fully automated analysis of attenuation-corrected SPECT for the long-term prediction of acute myocardial infarction. J Nucl Cardiol. 2018 08; 25(4):1353-1360. PMID: 28290099.
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    29. Slomka PJ, Dey D, Sitek A, Motwani M, Berman DS, Germano G. Cardiac imaging: working towards fully-automated machine analysis & interpretation. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2017 Mar; 14(3):197-212. PMID: 28277804.
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    30. Motwani M, Dey D, Berman DS, Germano G, Achenbach S, Al-Mallah MH, Andreini D, Budoff MJ, Cademartiri F, Callister TQ, Chang HJ, Chinnaiyan K, Chow BJ, Cury RC, Delago A, Gomez M, Gransar H, Hadamitzky M, Hausleiter J, Hindoyan N, Feuchtner G, Kaufmann PA, Kim YJ, Leipsic J, Lin FY, Maffei E, Marques H, Pontone G, Raff G, Rubinshtein R, Shaw LJ, Stehli J, Villines TC, Dunning A, Min JK, Slomka PJ. Machine learning for prediction of all-cause mortality in patients with suspected coronary artery disease: a 5-year multicentre prospective registry analysis. Eur Heart J. 2017 Feb 14; 38(7):500-507. PMID: 27252451.
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    31. Slomka PJ, Alessio AM, Germano G. Erratum to: How to reconstruct dynamic cardiac PET data? J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 02; 24(1):294. PMID: 27538567.
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    32. Germano G. Quantitative measurements of myocardial perfusion and function from SPECT (and PET) studies depend on the method used to perform those measurements. J Nucl Cardiol. 2018 06; 25(3):925-928. PMID: 28004312.
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    33. Slomka P, Hung GU, Germano G, Berman DS. Novel SPECT Technologies and Approaches in Cardiac Imaging. Cardiovasc Innov Appl. 2016 Dec 01; 2(1):31-46. PMID: 29034066.
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    34. Betancur J, Rubeaux M, Fuchs TA, Otaki Y, Arnson Y, Slipczuk L, Benz DC, Germano G, Dey D, Lin CJ, Berman DS, Kaufmann PA, Slomka PJ. Automatic Valve Plane Localization in Myocardial Perfusion SPECT/CT by Machine Learning: Anatomic and Clinical Validation. J Nucl Med. 2017 06; 58(6):961-967. PMID: 27811121.
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    35. Germano G, Kavanagh PB, Ruddy TD, Wells RG, Xu Y, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. "Same-patient processing" for multiple cardiac SPECT studies. 2. Improving quantification repeatability. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 12; 23(6):1442-1453. PMID: 27743297.
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    36. Germano G, Kavanagh PB, Fish MB, Lemley MH, Xu Y, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. "Same-Patient Processing" for multiple cardiac SPECT studies. 1. Improving LV segmentation accuracy. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 12; 23(6):1435-1441. PMID: 27743294.
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    37. Witbrodt B, Goyal A, Kelkar AA, Dorbala S, Chow BJW, Di Carli MF, Williams BA, Merhige ME, Berman DS, Germano G, Beanlands RS, Min JK, Arasaratnam P, Sadreddini M, van Velthuijsen ML, Shaw LJ. Prognostic significance of blood pressure response during vasodilator stress Rb-82 positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 12; 24(6):1966-1975. PMID: 27659457.
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    38. Slomka PJ, Alessio AM, Germano G. How to reconstruct dynamic cardiac PET data? J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 02; 24(1):291-293. PMID: 27473215.
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    39. Brodov Y, Fish M, Rubeaux M, Otaki Y, Gransar H, Lemley M, Gerlach J, Berman D, Germano G, Slomka P. Quantitation of left ventricular ejection fraction reserve from early gated regadenoson stress Tc-99m high-efficiency SPECT. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 12; 23(6):1251-1261. PMID: 27387521.
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    40. Rubeaux M, Xu Y, Germano G, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. Normal Databases for the Relative Quantification of Myocardial Perfusion. Curr Cardiovasc Imaging Rep. 2016 Aug; 9. PMID: 28138354.
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    41. Slomka PJ, Berman DS, Germano G. Normal limits for transient ischemic dilation with 99mTc myocardial perfusion SPECT protocols. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 10; 24(5):1709-1711. PMID: 27351437.
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    42. Slomka PJ, Rubeaux M, Germano G. Quantification with normal limits: New cameras and low-dose imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 10; 24(5):1637-1640. PMID: 27301961.
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    43. Germano G, Kavanagh PB. Ready, shoot, aim? Summary justice for small hearts in nuclear cardiology. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 08; 24(4):1389-1392. PMID: 27207632.
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    44. Slomka P, Germano G. Optimizing radiation dose and imaging time with conventional myocardial perfusion SPECT: Technical aspects. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 06; 24(3):888-891. PMID: 26956877.
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    45. Rubeaux M, Joshi N, Dweck MR, Fletcher A, Motwani M, Thomson LE, Germano G, Dey D, Berman DS, Newby DE, Slomka PJ. Demons versus Level-Set motion registration for coronary 18F-sodium fluoride PET. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2016 Feb 27; 9784. PMID: 27212782.
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    46. Farag AA, Andrikopoulou E, Iskandrian AE, Germano G, Hage FG. Detection of right ventricular ischemia by SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 02; 24(1):317-318. PMID: 26818141.
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    47. Slomka P, Berman DS, Germano G. Myocardial blood flow from SPECT. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 02; 24(1):278-281. PMID: 26818143.
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    48. Slomka PJ, Pan T, Germano G. Recent Advances and Future Progress in PET Instrumentation. Semin Nucl Med. 2016 Jan; 46(1):5-19. PMID: 26687853.
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    49. Germano G, Van Kriekinge SD. Measuring mechanical cardiac dyssynchrony in the 3-D era. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 02; 24(1):158-161. PMID: 26719153.
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    50. Germano G, Berman DS, Slomka P. Technical Aspects of Cardiac PET Imaging and Recent Advances. Cardiol Clin. 2016 Feb; 34(1):13-23. PMID: 26590776.
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    51. Motwani M, Berman DS, Germano G, Slomka P. Automated Quantitative Nuclear Cardiology Methods. Cardiol Clin. 2016 Feb; 34(1):47-57. PMID: 26590779.
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    52. Rubeaux M, Joshi NV, Dweck MR, Fletcher A, Motwani M, Thomson LE, Germano G, Dey D, Li D, Berman DS, Newby DE, Slomka PJ. Motion Correction of 18F-NaF PET for Imaging Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaques. J Nucl Med. 2016 Jan; 57(1):54-9. PMID: 26471691.
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    53. Dey D, Diaz Zamudio M, Schuhbaeck A, Juarez Orozco LE, Otaki Y, Gransar H, Li D, Germano G, Achenbach S, Berman DS, Meave A, Alexanderson E, Slomka PJ. Relationship Between Quantitative Adverse Plaque Features From Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography and Downstream Impaired Myocardial Flow Reserve by 13N-Ammonia Positron Emission Tomography: A Pilot Study. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Oct; 8(10):e003255. PMID: 26467104.
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    54. Slomka PJ, Rubeaux M, Le Meunier L, Dey D, Lazewatsky JL, Pan T, Dweck MR, Newby DE, Germano G, Berman DS. Dual-Gated Motion-Frozen Cardiac PET with Flurpiridaz F 18. J Nucl Med. 2015 Dec; 56(12):1876-81. PMID: 26405171.
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    55. Arbit B, Azarbal B, Hayes SW, Gransar H, Germano G, Friedman JD, Thomson L, Berman DS. Prognostic Contribution of Exercise Capacity, Heart Rate Recovery, Chronotropic Incompetence, and Myocardial Perfusion Single-Photon Emission Computerized Tomography in the Prediction of Cardiac Death and All-Cause Mortality. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Dec 01; 116(11):1678-84. PMID: 26482180.
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    56. Brodov Y, Gransar H, Dey D, Shalev A, Germano G, Friedman JD, Hayes SW, Thomson LE, Rogatko A, Berman DS, Slomka PJ. Combined Quantitative Assessment of Myocardial Perfusion and Coronary Artery Calcium Score by Hybrid 82Rb PET/CT Improves Detection of Coronary Artery Disease. J Nucl Med. 2015 Sep; 56(9):1345-50. PMID: 26159582.
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    57. Nakanishi R, Gransar H, Slomka P, Arsanjani R, Shalev A, Otaki Y, Friedman JD, Hayes SW, Thomson LE, Fish M, Germano G, Abidov A, Shaw L, Rozanski A, Berman DS. Predictors of high-risk coronary artery disease in subjects with normal SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 06; 23(3):530-41. PMID: 25971987.
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    58. Slomka PJ, Pan T, Germano G. Imaging moving heart structures with PET. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 06; 23(3):486-90. PMID: 25809083.
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    59. Otaki Y, Hell M, Slomka PJ, Schuhbaeck A, Gransar H, Huber B, Nakazato R, Germano G, Hayes SW, Thomson LE, Friedman JD, Achenbach S, Berman DS, Dey D. Relationship of epicardial fat volume from noncontrast CT with impaired myocardial flow reserve by positron emission tomography. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2015 Jul-Aug; 9(4):303-9. PMID: 25977114.
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    60. Van Kriekinge SD, Berman DS, Germano G. Assessment of RV function using gated blood pool SPECT. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Jun; 22(3):493-5. PMID: 25795395.
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    61. Slomka PJ, Pan T, Berman DS, Germano G. Advances in SPECT and PET Hardware. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2015 May-Jun; 57(6):566-78. PMID: 25721706.
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    62. Slomka PJ, Diaz-Zamudio M, Dey D, Motwani M, Brodov Y, Choi D, Hayes S, Thomson L, Friedman J, Germano G, Berman D. Automatic registration of misaligned CT attenuation correction maps in Rb-82 PET/CT improves detection of angiographically significant coronary artery disease. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Dec; 22(6):1285-95. PMID: 25698471.
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    63. Arsanjani R, Dey D, Khachatryan T, Shalev A, Hayes SW, Fish M, Nakanishi R, Germano G, Berman DS, Slomka P. Prediction of revascularization after myocardial perfusion SPECT by machine learning in a large population. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Oct; 22(5):877-84. PMID: 25480110.
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    64. Slomka PJ, Berman DS, Germano G. Absolute myocardial blood flow quantification with SPECT/CT: is it possible? J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Dec; 21(6):1092-5. PMID: 25294433.
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    65. Nakazato R, Slomka PJ, Fish M, Schwartz RG, Hayes SW, Thomson LE, Friedman JD, Lemley M, Mackin ML, Peterson B, Schwartz AM, Doran JA, Germano G, Berman DS. Quantitative high-efficiency cadmium-zinc-telluride SPECT with dedicated parallel-hole collimation system in obese patients: results of a multi-center study. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Apr; 22(2):266-75. PMID: 25388380.
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    66. Brodov Y, Gransar H, Rozanski A, Hayes SW, Friedman JD, Thomson LE, Dey D, Slomka PJ, Min JK, Shaw LJ, Shah PK, Germano G, Berman DS. Extensive thoracic aortic calcification is an independent predictor of development of coronary artery calcium among individuals with coronary artery calcium score of zero. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Jan; 238(1):4-8. PMID: 25461732.
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    67. Nesterov SV, Deshayes E, Sciagrà R, Settimo L, Declerck JM, Pan XB, Yoshinaga K, Katoh C, Slomka PJ, Germano G, Han C, Aalto V, Alessio AM, Ficaro EP, Lee BC, Nekolla SG, Gwet KL, deKemp RA, Klein R, Dickson J, Case JA, Bateman T, Prior JO, Knuuti JM. Quantification of myocardial blood flow in absolute terms using (82)Rb PET imaging: the RUBY-10 Study. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Nov; 7(11):1119-1127. PMID: 25306543.
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    68. Slomka P, Berman DS, Alexanderson E, Germano G. The role of PET quantification in cardiovascular imaging. Clin Transl Imaging. 2014 Aug 01; 2(4):343-358. PMID: 26247005.
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    69. Slomka PJ, Mehta PK, Germano G, Berman DS. Quantification of I-123-meta-iodobenzylguanidine heart-to-mediastinum ratios: not so simple after all. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Oct; 21(5):979-83. PMID: 25005347.
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    70. Slomka PJ, Berman DS, Germano G. New cardiac cameras: single-photon emission CT and PET. Semin Nucl Med. 2014 Jul; 44(4):232-51. PMID: 24948149.
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    71. Arsanjani R, Hayes SW, Fish M, Shalev A, Nakanishi R, Thomson LE, Friedman JD, Germano G, Berman DS, Slomka P. Two-position supine/prone myocardial perfusion SPECT (MPS) imaging improves visual inter-observer correlation and agreement. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Aug; 21(4):703-11. PMID: 24807622.
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    72. Lehner S, Sussebach C, Todica A, Uebleis C, Brunner S, Bartenstein P, Van Kriekinge SD, Germano G, Hacker M. Influence of SPECT attenuation correction on the quantification of hibernating myocardium as derived from combined myocardial perfusion SPECT and ¹8F-FDG PET. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Jun; 21(3):578-87. PMID: 24633501.
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    73. Abidov A, Germano G, Hachamovitch R, Slomka P, Berman DS. Gated SPECT in assessment of regional and global left ventricular function: an update. J Nucl Cardiol. 2013 Dec; 20(6):1118-43; quiz 1144-6. PMID: 24234974.
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    74. Lehner S, Uebleis C, Schüßler F, Haug A, Kääb S, Bartenstein P, Van Kriekinge SD, Germano G, Estner H, Hacker M. The amount of viable and dyssynchronous myocardium is associated with response to cardiac resynchronization therapy: initial clinical results using multiparametric ECG-gated [18F]FDG PET. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2013 Dec; 40(12):1876-83. PMID: 23903666.
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    75. Arsanjani R, Xu Y, Dey D, Vahistha V, Shalev A, Nakanishi R, Hayes S, Fish M, Berman D, Germano G, Slomka PJ. Improved accuracy of myocardial perfusion SPECT for detection of coronary artery disease by machine learning in a large population. J Nucl Cardiol. 2013 Aug; 20(4):553-62. PMID: 23703378.
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    76. Arsanjani R, Xu Y, Dey D, Fish M, Dorbala S, Hayes S, Berman D, Germano G, Slomka P. Improved accuracy of myocardial perfusion SPECT for the detection of coronary artery disease using a support vector machine algorithm. J Nucl Med. 2013 Apr; 54(4):549-55. PMID: 23482666.
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    77. Dekemp RA, Declerck J, Klein R, Pan XB, Nakazato R, Tonge C, Arumugam P, Berman DS, Germano G, Beanlands RS, Slomka PJ. Multisoftware reproducibility study of stress and rest myocardial blood flow assessed with 3D dynamic PET/CT and a 1-tissue-compartment model of 82Rb kinetics. J Nucl Med. 2013 Apr; 54(4):571-7. PMID: 23447656.
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    78. Uebleis C, Hoyer X, Van Kriekinge SD, Schuessler F, Laubender RP, Becker A, Lehner S, Todica A, Haug A, Bartenstein P, Cumming P, Germano G, Hacker M. Association between left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony with myocardial perfusion and functional parameters in patients with left bundle branch block. J Nucl Cardiol. 2013 Apr; 20(2):253-61. PMID: 23354659.
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    79. Arsanjani R, Xu Y, Hayes SW, Fish M, Lemley M, Gerlach J, Dorbala S, Berman DS, Germano G, Slomka P. Comparison of fully automated computer analysis and visual scoring for detection of coronary artery disease from myocardial perfusion SPECT in a large population. J Nucl Med. 2013 Feb; 54(2):221-8. PMID: 23315665.
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    80. Slomka PJ, Berman DS, Germano G. Low-dose 3D (82)Rb PET. J Nucl Cardiol. 2012 Dec; 19(6):1110-2. PMID: 23129187.
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    81. Karimi-Ashtiani S, Arsanjani R, Fish M, Kavanagh P, Germano G, Berman D, Slomka P. Direct quantification of left ventricular motion and thickening changes using rest-stress myocardial perfusion SPECT. J Nucl Med. 2012 Sep; 53(9):1392-400. PMID: 22872739.
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