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25 Most Impactful Nuclear Cardiology Articles

25 Most Impactful Nuclear Cardiology Articles from the journal of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC).

July 24, 2018 — In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology (JNC) is highlighting the top 25 most impactful articles on nuclear cardiology from the past five years. 

The JNC is the journal of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), and has a 2017 peer-review journal impact factor of 3.847. 


1. ASNC imaging guidelines for SPECT nuclear cardiology procedures: Stress, protocols, and tracers - Milena J. Henzlova et al., 2016

2. ASNC imaging guidelines/SNMMI procedure standard for positron emission tomography (PET) nuclear cardiology procedures - Vasken Dilsizian et al., 2016

3. Nuclear imaging modalities for cardiac amyloidosis - Sabahat Bokhari et al., 2014  

4. Reduction in 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake on serial cardiac positron emission tomography is associated with improved left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis - Michael T. Osborne et al., 2014

5. The prognostic value of regadenoson myocardial perfusion imaging - Fadi G. Hage et al., 2015  

6. Delayed 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT imaging improves quantitation of atherosclerotic plaque inflammation: Results from the CAMONA study - Björn A. Blomberg et al., 2014

7. Cardiovascular implantable electronic device infection: delayed vs standard FDG PET-CT imaging -  Lucia Leccisotti et al., 2014

8. Quantitative interpretation of FDG PET/CT with myocardial perfusion imaging increases diagnostic information in the evaluation of cardiac sarcoidosis Azadeh Ahmadian et al., 2014  

9. Multicenter cross-calibration of I-123 metaiodobenzylguanidine heart-to-mediastinum ratios to overcome camera-collimator variations - Kenichi Nakajima et al., 2014

10. Assessment of atherosclerosis in large vessel walls: A comprehensive review of FDG-PET/CT image acquisition protocols and methods for uptake quantification - Saeid Gholami et al., 2015

11. Precision and accuracy of clinical quantification of myocardial blood flow by dynamic PET: A technical perspective - Jonathan B. Moody et al., 2015

12. Comparison of the diagnostic accuracies of very low stress-dose with standard-dose myocardial perfusion imaging: Automated quantification of one-day, stress-first SPECT using a CZT camera - Tali Sharir et al., 2016

13. Patient preparation for cardiac fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging of inflammation - Michael T. Osborne et al., 2017

14. Positron emission tomography (PET) utilizing Pittsburgh compound B (PIB) for detection of amyloid heart deposits in hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR) - Björn Pilebro et al., 2018

15. Comparison of ESC and ACC/AHA guidelines for myocardial revascularization - Jim Stirrup et al., 2017

16. The EXERRT trial: “EXErcise to Regadenoson in Recovery Trial” - Gregory S. Thomas et al., 2017

17. Joint SNMMI–ASNC expert consensus document on the role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in cardiac sarcoid detection and therapy monitoring - Panithaya Chareonthaitawee et al., 2017

18. ASNC imaging guidelines for nuclear cardiology procedures - Peter L. Tilkemeier et al., 2017

19. [18F]-NaF PET/CT imaging in cardiac amyloidosis - Axel Van Der Gucht et al., 2016

20. Standardization of 99mTechnetium pyrophosphate imaging methodology to diagnose TTR cardiac amyloidosis - Sabahat Bokhari et al., 2018

21. Myocardial perfusion imaging: Lessons learned and work to be done—update - Ami E. Iskandrian et al., 2018

22. Long-term prognostic value of stress myocardial perfusion imaging and coronary computed tomography angiography: A meta-analysis - Alberto Cuocolo et al., 2016

23. Dose reduction in half-time myocardial perfusion SPECT-CT with multifocal collimation - Morgan C. Lyon et al., 2016

24. Quantitation of left ventricular ejection fraction reserve from early gated regadenoson stress Tc-99m high-efficiency SPECT - Piotr Slomka et al., 2016

25. The role of serial FDG PET for assessing therapeutic response in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis - Gang Cheng et al., 2017 

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