Cristina D Pislaru, MD

  • 1639 Citations
  • 23 Scopus h-Index
1989 …2019
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Research Output 1997 2019

  • 1639 Citations
  • 23 Scopus h-Index
  • 45 Article
  • 12 Conference contribution
  • 2 Letter
  • 1 Chapter
2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

Increased Myocardial Stiffness Detected by Intrinsic Cardiac Elastography in Patients With Amyloidosis: Impact on Outcomes

Pislaru, C. D., Alashry, M. M., Ionescu, F., Petrescu, I., Pellikka, P., Grogan, M., Dispenzieri, A. & Pislaru, S. V., Feb 1 2019, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 12, 2, p. 375-377 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Amyloidosis
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Amyloidosis
Natriuretic Peptides
Amyloid
Echocardiography

The Authors Reply

Ito, S., Pislaru, C. D. & Oh, J. K., Jun 1 2019, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 12, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2018
1 Citation (Scopus)
Elasticity
Feasibility Studies
Viscosity
Thorax
Myocardium
2017

Alterations in Cardiac Deformation, Timing of Contraction and Relaxation, and Early Myocardial Fibrosis Accompany the Apparent Recovery of Acute Stress-Induced (Takotsubo) Cardiomyopathy: An End to the Concept of Transience

Schwarz, K., Ahearn, T., Srinivasan, J., Neil, C. J., Scally, C., Rudd, A., Jagpal, B., Frenneaux, M. P., Pislaru, C. D., Horowitz, J. D. & Dawson, D. K., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Alterations in Cardiac Deformation, Timing of Contraction and Relaxation, and Early Myocardial Fibrosis Accompany the Apparent Recovery of Acute Stress-Induced (Takotsubo) Cardiomyopathy: An End to the Concept of Transience

Schwarz, K., Ahearn, T., Srinivasan, J., Neil, C. J., Scally, C., Rudd, A., Jagpal, B., Frenneaux, M. P., Pislaru, C. D., Horowitz, J. D. & Dawson, D. K., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Fibrosis
Stroke Volume
Edema
Diastole
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac Myxoma: The Great Mimicker

El Sabbagh, A., Al-Hijji, M. A., Thaden, J. J., Pislaru, S. V., Pislaru, C. D., Pellikka, P., Arruda-Olson, A. M., Grogan, M., Greason, K. L., Maleszewski, J., Klarich, K. W. & Nkomo, V. T., Feb 1 2017, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 10, 2, p. 203-206 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myxoma
7 Citations (Scopus)
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Elasticity
Ventricular Pressure
5 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting outcomes after percutaneous mitral balloon valvotomy: The impact of left ventricular strain imaging

Barros-Gomes, S., Eleid, M., Dahl, J. S., Pislaru, C. D., Nishimura, R. A., Pellikka, P. & Pislaru, S. V., 2017, In : European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging. 18, 7, p. 763-771 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Balloon Valvuloplasty
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Atrial Pressure
Mitral Valve
Catheterization
2015

Migrated venous stent causing severe heart failure: A multimodality imaging approach

Barros-Gomes, S., Roth, R. A., Pislaru, C. D. & Pislaru, S. V., 2015, In : European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging. 16, 11, p. 1269 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foreign-Body Migration
Multimodal Imaging
Device Removal
Endovascular Procedures
X Ray Computed Tomography
2014
9 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo transthoracic measurement of end-diastolic left ventricular stiffness with ultrasound shear wave elastography: A pilot study

Song, P., Urban, M. W., Chen, S. D., Manduca, A., Zhao, H., Nenadic, I. Z., Pislaru, S. V., Pislaru, C. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 109-112 4 p. 6931898

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

S waves
stiffness
inversions
harmonics
pulses
4 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanism of aortic valve opening: Beyond the pressure gradient

Siontis, K. C., Nkomo, V. T., Pislaru, C. D., Sarano, M. E., Pellikka, P. & Pislaru, S. V., 2014, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 7, 6, p. 633-634 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Systole
Ventricular Pressure
Aortic Valve
24 Citations (Scopus)
myocardium
diastole
systole
S waves
Diastole
14 Citations (Scopus)

Wave propagation of myocardial stretch: Correlation with myocardial stiffness

Pislaru, C. D., Pellikka, P. & Pislaru, S. V., 2014, In : Basic Research in Cardiology. 109, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Ventricles
Elastic Modulus
Pressure
Diastole
Reperfusion
2013
62 Citations (Scopus)

Improved shear wave motion detection using pulse-inversion harmonic imaging with a phased array transducer

Song, P., Zhao, H., Urban, M. W., Manduca, A., Pislaru, S. V., Kinnick, R. R., Pislaru, C. D., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Dec 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 32, 12, p. 2299-2310 12 p., 6589145.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shear waves
Transducers
Pulse
Imaging techniques
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
6 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of longitudinal and circumferential waves in tubes and artery excited with ultrasound radiation force

Urban, M. W., Nenadic, I. Z., Pislaru, C. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2013, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. p. 1765-1768 4 p. 6725153

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

longitudinal waves
arteries
tubes
radiation
transducers
37 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of viscoelastic properties of in vivo swine myocardium using Lamb Wave Dispersion Ultrasound Vibrometry (LDUV)

Urban, M. W., Pislaru, C. D., Nenadic, I. Z., Kinnick, R. R. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 32, 2, p. 247-261 15 p., 6323035.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface waves
Myocardium
Swine
Ultrasonics
Elasticity
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fourier space analysis of mechanical wave dispersion for transthoracic in vivo measurements of left-ventricular viscoelasticity

Nenadic, I. Z., Urban, M. W., Pislaru, C. D., Bernal, M. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2011, IFMBE Proceedings. Vol. 37. p. 520-523 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mechanical waves
Viscoelasticity
Elasticity
Viscosity
Surface waves
6 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo open and closed chest measurements of myocardial viscoelasticity through a heart cycle using Lamb wave Dispersion Ultrasound Vibrometry (LDUV)

Nenadic, I. Z., Urban, M. W., Pislaru, C. D., Bernal, M. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2011, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. p. 17-20 4 p. 6293731

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Lamb waves
wave dispersion
chest
viscoelasticity
elastic properties
1 Citation (Scopus)

Vibro-acoustography of arteries

Pislaru, C. D., Greenleaf, J. F., Kantor, B. & Fatemi, M., 2011, Atherosclerosis Disease Management. Springer New York, p. 679-698 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Vibration
Transducers
Acoustics
Software
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo measurements of viscoelasticity of the swine heart using Shearwave Dispersionc Ultrasound Vibrometry (SDUV)

Urban, M. W., Pislaru, C. D., Kinnick, R. R. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2010, Proceedings - IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium. p. 686-689 4 p. 5935764

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

swine
viscoelasticity
Lamb waves
shear
myocardium

Left ventricular lateral annulus and left atrial free-wall velocity time integral indicate thromboembolism in patients with rheumatic atrial fibrillation

Arokiaraj, M. C., Pislaru, C. D., Vellayappan, S., Subramanian, S., Varghese, K., Patil, C. B., Shetty, G. G., George, C., Gupta, V. & Iyengar, S. S., Oct 2010, In : Echocardiography. 27, 9, p. 1038-1048 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thromboembolism
Atrial Fibrillation
Stroke Volume
Odds Ratio
Systole
2009
22 Citations (Scopus)

Liver elasticity and viscosity quantification using Shearwave Dispersion Ultrasound Vibrometry (SDUV)

Chen, S. D., Urban, M. W., Pislaru, C. D., Kinnick, R. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2009, Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Engineering the Future of Biomedicine, EMBC 2009. p. 2252-2255 4 p. 5334992

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elasticity
Viscosity
Liver
Ultrasonics
Transducers
12 Citations (Scopus)
Stress Echocardiography
Bundle-Branch Block
Dobutamine
Proportional Hazards Models
Disease-Free Survival
297 Citations (Scopus)
Elasticity
elastic properties
Ultrasonics
Viscosity
Tissue
33 Citations (Scopus)

Shearwave dispersion ultrasound vibrometry applied to in vivo myocardium

Pislaru, C. D., Urban, M. W., Nenadic, I. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2009, Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Engineering the Future of Biomedicine, EMBC 2009. p. 2891-2894 4 p. 5333114

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Myocardium
Mechanical actuators
Ultrasonics
Mechanical waves
Tissue
2008
38 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo vibroacoustography of large peripheral arteries

Pislaru, C. D., Kantor, B., Kinnick, R. R., Anderson, J. L., Aubry, M. C., Urban, M. W., Fatemi, M. & Greenleaf, J. F., Apr 2008, In : Investigative Radiology. 43, 4, p. 243-252 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Femoral Artery
Arteries
Acoustics
Radiography
Swine

Measurement of arterial wave velocity with ultrasound

Zhang, X., Pislaru, C. D., Kinnick, R. R. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2008, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings. Vol. 2. p. 355-356 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasonics
Stiffness
Radiation
2005
5 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the dynamic performance of a fibre optic pressure microsensor

Chen, S. D., Pislaru, C. D., Kinnick, R. R., Morrow, D. A., Kaufman, K. R. & Greenleaf, J. F., Aug 1 2005, In : Physiological Measurement. 26, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microsensors
Fiber optics
Pressure
Water
Catheters
6 Citations (Scopus)
Ultrasonography
Costs and Cost Analysis
2004
12 Citations (Scopus)
Iodoacetamide
MB Form Creatine Kinase
Energy Metabolism
Troponin I
Creatine Kinase
9 Citations (Scopus)
Reperfusion
Myocardium
Swine
Necrosis
Myocardial Infarction
29 Citations (Scopus)

Strain echocardiography tracks dobutamine-induced decrease in regional myocardial perfusion in nonocclusive coronary stenosis

Yip, G., Khandheria, B., Belohlavek, M., Pislaru, C. D., Seward, J., Bailey, K. R., Tajik, A. J., Pellikka, P. & Abraham, T., Oct 19 2004, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 44, 8, p. 1664-1671 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dobutamine
Coronary Stenosis
Regional Blood Flow
Echocardiography
Perfusion
77 Citations (Scopus)

Ultrasound strain imaging of altered myocardial stiffness: Stunned versus infarcted reperfused myocardium

Pislaru, C. D., Bruce, C. J., Anagnostopoulos, P. C., Allen, J. L., Seward, J. B., Pellikka, P., Ritman, E. L. & Greenleaf, J. F., Jun 15 2004, In : Circulation. 109, 23, p. 2905-2910 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reperfusion
Ultrasonography
Myocardium
Myocardial Stunning
Blood Pressure
2003
23 Citations (Scopus)

Chlamydia pneumoniae induces neointima formation in coronary arteries of normal pigs

Pislaru, S. V., Van Ranst, M., Pislaru, C. D., Szelid, Z., Theilmeier, G., Ossewaarde, J. M., Holvoet, P., Janssens, S., Verbeken, E. & Van De Werf, F. J., Mar 1 2003, In : Cardiovascular Research. 57, 3, p. 834-842 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neointima
Chlamydophila pneumoniae
Coronary Vessels
Swine
Macrophages

Evaluating tissue characteristics from vibration pattern of implants

Fatemi, M., Alizad, A., Pislaru, C. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2003, Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress on Sound and Vibration. Nilson, A. & Boden, H. (eds.). p. 3621-3628 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Vibrations (mechanical)
Acoustics
Tissue
Frequency response
Ultrasonics
100 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of ultrasound-mediated gene transfer: Comparison of contrast agents and ultrasound modalities

Pislaru, S. V., Pislaru, C. D., Kinnick, R. R., Singh, R., Gulati, R., Greenleaf, J. F. & Simari, R. D., Sep 2003, In : European Heart Journal. 24, 18, p. 1690-1698 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contrast Media
Plasmids
Luciferases
Genes
Skeletal Muscle
2002
30 Citations (Scopus)
myocardium
Ultrasonics
Imaging techniques
scattering
infarction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Classification of normal and infarcted myocardium based on statistical analysis of high frequency intracardiac ultrasound RF signal

Hao, X., Bruce, C. J., Pislaru, C. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2002, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Insana, M. F. & Walker, W. F. (eds.). Vol. 4687. p. 139-146 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

myocardium
statistical analysis
Statistical methods
Ultrasonics
infarction
4 Citations (Scopus)

Epicardial ultrasound guidance of coronary catheter placement in an experimental animal model

Anagnostopoulos, P. C., Pislaru, C. D., Seward, J. B. & Belohlavek, M., Nov 1 2002, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 15, 11, p. 1387-1390 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheters
Animal Models
Ultrasonography
Coronary Vessels
Meristem
40 Citations (Scopus)
Myocardium
Ischemia
Systole
Coronary Occlusion
Coronary Vessels
103 Citations (Scopus)

Strain and strain rate echocardiography

Pislaru, C. D., Abraham, T. P. & Belohlavek, M., Sep 2002, In : Current Opinion in Cardiology. 17, 5, p. 443-454 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Echocardiography
Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
Hypertrophy
Reading
Ischemia
90 Citations (Scopus)

Time to onset of regional relaxation: Feasibility, variability and utility of a novel index of regional myocardial function by strain rate imaging

Abraham, T. P., Belohlavek, M., Thomson, H. L., Pislaru, C. D., Khandheria, B., Seward, J. B. & Pellikka, P., May 1 2002, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 39, 9, p. 1531-1537 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dobutamine
Stress Echocardiography
Observer Variation
Healthy Volunteers
Electrocardiography
2001
1 Citation (Scopus)

Identification of reperfused infarcted myocardium from high frequency intracardial ultrasound images using homodyned K distribution

Hao, X., Bruce, C. J., Pislaru, C. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2001, Proceedings of the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium. Vol. 2. p. 1189-1192 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasonics
Imaging techniques
Data acquisition
30 Citations (Scopus)
Reperfusion
Myocardium
Myocardial Infarction
Necrosis
Ischemia
37 Citations (Scopus)

Intracoronary delivery of Gd-DTPA and Gadophrin-2 for determination of myocardial viability with MR imaging

Ni, Y., Pislaru, C. D., Bosmans, H., Pislaru, S., Miao, Y., Bogaert, J., Dymarkowski, S., Yu, J., Semmler, W., Van de Werf, F., Baert, A. L. & Marchal, G., 2001, In : European Radiology. 11, 5, p. 876-883 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gadolinium DTPA
Contrast Media
Staining and Labeling
Coronary Vessels
Necrosis
6 Citations (Scopus)

Is there a change in myocardial nonlinearity during the cardiac cycle?

Pislaru, C. D., D'Hooge, J., Pislaru, S. V., Brandt, E., Cipic, R., Angermann, C. E., Van De Werf, F. J., Bijnens, B., Herregods, M. C. & Sutherland, G. R., Mar 2001, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 27, 3, p. 389-398 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systole
Energy Transfer
Echocardiography
Myocardium
Healthy Volunteers
39 Citations (Scopus)
Spatio-Temporal Analysis
Coronary Occlusion
Coronary Vessels
Myocardium
Analysis of Variance