Cristina D Pislaru, MD

  • 1681 Citations
  • 24 Scopus h-Index
1989 …2019
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Research Output 1997 2019

  • 1681 Citations
  • 24 Scopus h-Index
  • 46 Article
  • 12 Conference contribution
  • 2 Letter
  • 1 Chapter
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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

26 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
7 Citations (Scopus)

Are changes in myocardial integrated backscatter restricted to the ischemic zone in acute induced ischemia? An in vivo, animal study

Bijnens, B., D'hooge, J., Schrooten, M., Pislaru, S., Pislaru, C. D., De Man, B., Nuyts, J., Suetens, P., Van de Werf, F., Sutherland, G. R. & Herregods, M. C., 2000, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 13, 4, p. 306-315 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardium
Ischemia
Dogs
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Vessels
12 Citations (Scopus)
Iodoacetamide
MB Form Creatine Kinase
Energy Metabolism
Troponin I
Creatine Kinase
4 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
30 Citations (Scopus)
myocardium
Ultrasonics
Imaging techniques
scattering
infarction
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
19 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison at a synthetic antithrombin III-binding pentasaccharide and standard heparin as an adjunct to coronary thrombolysis

Pislaru, S. V., Pislaru, C. D., Zhu, X., Arnout, J., Stassen, T., Vanhove, P., Herbert, J. M., Meuleman, D. G. & Van De Werf, F., 1998, In : Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 79, 6, p. 1130-1135 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antithrombin III
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Coronary Thrombosis
Coronary Angiography
Aspirin
9 Citations (Scopus)
Reperfusion
Myocardium
Swine
Necrosis
Myocardial 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
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

Hemodynamics and Prognostic Impact of Concomitant Mitral Stenosis in Patients Undergoing Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Stenosis

Kato, N., Padang, R., Pislaru, C., Miranda, W. R., Hoshina, M., Shibayama, K., Watanabe, H., Scott, C. G., Greason, K. L., Pislaru, S. V., Nkomo, V. T. & Pellikka, P. A., Oct 8 2019, In : Circulation. 140, 15, p. 1251-1260 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitral Valve Stenosis
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Hemodynamics
Aortic Valve
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
41 Citations (Scopus)
Myocardium
Ischemia
Systole
Coronary Occlusion
Coronary Vessels
42 Citations (Scopus)

High Frame Rate Myocardial Integrated Backscatter. Does this Change our Understanding of this Acoustic Parameter?

D'Hooge, J., Bijnens, B., Jamal, F., Pislaru, C. D., Pislaru, S., Thoen, J., Suetens, P., Van De Werf, F., Angermann, C., Rademakers, F. E., Herregods, M. C. & Sutherland, G. R., Mar 2000, In : European Journal of Echocardiography. 1, 1, p. 32-41 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radio
Acoustics
Heart Rate
Myocardial Contraction
Healthy Volunteers
64 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
31 Citations (Scopus)

Infarct size, myocardial hemorrhage, and recovery of function after mechanical versus pharmacological reperfusion: Effects of lytic state and occlusion time

Pislaru, S. V., Barrios, L., Stassen, T., Jun, L., Pislaru, C. D. & Van De Werf, F., Jul 15 1997, In : Circulation. 96, 2, p. 659-666 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recovery of Function
Reperfusion
Myocardial Infarction
Pharmacology
Hemorrhage
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
7 Citations (Scopus)
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Elasticity
Ventricular Pressure
26 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo effects of contrast media on coronary thrombolysis

Pislaru, S., Pislaru, C. D., Szilard, M., Arnout, J. & Van De Werf, F., Oct 1998, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 32, 4, p. 1102-1108 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contrast Media
Iohexol
Diatrizoate
Ioxaglic Acid
Reperfusion
1 Citation (Scopus)
Elasticity
Feasibility Studies
Viscosity
Thorax
Myocardium
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
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

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
39 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
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

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
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Amyloidosis
Natriuretic Peptides
Amyloid
Echocardiography
73 Citations (Scopus)

Noninvasive measurements of infarct size after thrombolysis with a necrosis-avid MRI contrast agent

Pislaru, S. V., Ni, Y., Pislaru, C. D., Bosmans, H., Miao, Y., Bogaert, J., Dymarkowski, S., Semmler, W., Marchal, G. & Van De Werf, F. J., Feb 9 1999, In : Circulation. 99, 5, p. 690-696 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contrast Media
Necrosis
Thrombolytic Therapy
Coronary Thrombosis
Infarction
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
6 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
13 Citations (Scopus)
Stress Echocardiography
Bundle-Branch Block
Dobutamine
Proportional Hazards Models
Disease-Free Survival
39 Citations (Scopus)
Spatio-Temporal Analysis
Coronary Occlusion
Coronary Vessels
Myocardium
Analysis of Variance
106 Citations (Scopus)

Regional asynchrony during acute myocardial ischemia quantified by ultrasound strain rate imaging

Pislaru, C. D., Belohlavek, M., Bae, R. Y., Abraham, T. P., Greenleaf, J. F. & Seward, J. B., Mar 15 2001, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 37, 4, p. 1141-1148 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Ischemia
Myocardium
Ischemia
Spatial Analysis
Coronary Occlusion
22 Citations (Scopus)
Echocardiography
Myocardium
Ultrasonics
Pathology
Structural properties
318 Citations (Scopus)
Elasticity
elastic properties
Ultrasonics
Viscosity
Tissue
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
30 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
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
6 Citations (Scopus)
Ultrasonography
Costs and Cost Analysis
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
16 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of intracoronary delivery of metalloporphyrin as an in vivo "histochemical staining" for myocardial infarction with MR imaging.

Ni, Y., Pislaru, C. D., Bosmans, H., Pislaru, S., Miao, Y., Van de Werf, F., Semmler, W. & Marchal, G., Apr 1998, In : Academic Radiology. 5 Suppl 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metalloporphyrins
Parenteral Infusions
Histocytochemistry
Coronary Balloon Angioplasty
Gadolinium
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