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QAngio® XA consists of the modules QCA, for the analysis of coronary vessels, QVA, for the analysis of peripheral vessels, and , for the analysis of left-ventricular angiographs. This page lists:


QCA Validation Studies

Refer to: QAngio XA QCA Validation studies (in PDF format)

QCA Key Publications

  • Lansky A, Tuinenburg J, Costa M, Maeng M, Koning G, Popma J, Cristea E, Gavit L, Costa R, Rares A, Van Es GA, Lefevre T, Reiber H, Louvard Y, Morice MC.
    Quantitative Angiographic Methods for Bifurcation Lesions: A Consensus Statement from the European Bifurcation Group.
    Catheter. Cardiovasc. Interv. 2010; 73: 258–266.

  • Reiber JHC, Tuinenburg JC, Koning G, Jansen JP, Rareş A, Lansky AJ and Goedhart B.
    Chapter 2.2: Quantitative Coronary Arteriography.
    In: Coronary Radiology, 2nd Revised Edition, Oudkerk M, Reiser M.F. (eds), Series: Medical Radiology, Sub-series: Diagnostic Imaging, Baert AL, Knauth M, Sartor K (eds). Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg 2009; 41-65.

  • Steigen TK, Maeng M, Wiseth R, Erglis A, Kumsars I, Narbute I, Gunnes P, Mannsverk J, Meyerdierks O, Rotevatn S, Niemelä M, Kervinen K, Jensen JS, Galløe A, Nikus K, Vikman S, Ravkilde J, James S, Aarøe J, Ylitalo A, Helqvist S, Sjögren I, Thayssen P, Virtanen K, Puhakka M, Airaksinen J, Lassen JF, Thuesen L for the Nordic PCI Study Group.
    Randomized study on simple versus complex stenting of coronary artery bifurcation lesions. The Nordic Bifurcation Study.
    Circulation 2006; 114: 1955-61.

  • Jukema JW, Bruschke AVG, Boven AJ van, Reiber JHC, Bal ET, Zwinderman AH, Jansen H, Boerma GJM, Rappard FM van, Lie KI; on behalf of the REGRESS  Study Groep, Interuniversity Cardiology Institute, Utrecht, the Netherlands.
    Effects of lipid lowering by pravastatin on progression and regression of coronary artery disease in symptomatic men with normal to moderately elevated serum cholesterol levels. The Regression Growth Evaluation Statin Study (REGRESS).
    Circulation 1995; 91: 2528-40.

  • Zijlstra F, Boer MJ de, Hoorntje JCA, Reiffers S, Reiber JHC, Suryapranata H.
    A comparison of immediate coronary angioplasty with intravenous streptokinase in acute myocardial infarction.
    N Eng J Med 328, 1993: 680-684.

  • Beatt KJ, Luijten HE, Feyter PJ de, Brand M van den, Reiber JHC, Serruys PW.
    Change in diameter of coronary artery segments adjacent to stenosis after
    percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: failure of percent diameter stenosis measurement to reflect morphologic changes induced by balloon dilation.
    J Am Coll Cardiol 12, 1988: 315‑323.

  • Serruys PW, Luijten HE, Beatt KJ, Geuskens R, Feyter PJ de, Brand M van den, Reiber JHC, Katen HJ ten, Es GA van, Hugenholtz PG.
    Incidence of restenosis after successful coronary angioplasty: a time‑related phenomenon. A quantitative angiographic study in 342 consecutive patients at 1,2,3 and 4 months.
    Circulation 77, 1988: 361‑371.

  • Zijlstra F, Ommeren J van, Reiber JHC, Serruys PW.
    Does the quantitative assessment of coronary artery dimensions predict the physiologic significance of a coronary stenosis?
    Circulation 75, 1987: 1154‑1161.

  • Arntzenius AC, Kromhout D, Barth JD, Reiber JHC, Bruschke AVG, Buis B, Gent CM van, Kempen‑Voogd N, Strikwerda S, Velde EA van der.
    Diet, lipoproteins, and the progression of coronary atherosclerosis. The Leiden Intervention Trial.
    N Engl J Med 312, 1985: 805‑811.

  • Reiber JHC, Serruys PW, Kooijman CJ, Wijns W, Slager CJ, Gerbrands JJ, Schuurbiers JCH, Boer A den, Hugenholtz PG.
    Assessment of short‑, medium‑, and long‑term variations in arterial dimensions from computer‑assisted quantitation of coronary cineangiograms.
    Circulation 71, 1985: 280‑288.

  • Wijns W, Serruys PW, Reiber JHC, Feyter PJ de, Brand M. van den, Simoons ML, Hugenholtz PG.
    Early detection of restenosis after successful percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty by exercise‑redistribution thallium scintigraphy.
    Amer J Cardiol 55, 1985: 357‑361.

  • Wijns W, Serruys PW, Reiber JHC, Brand M van den, Simoons ML, Kooijman CJ, Balakumaran K, Hugenholtz PG.
    Quantitative angiography of the left anterior descending coronary artery:
    correlations with pressure gradient and results of exercise thallium scinti­graphy.
    Circulation 71, 1985: 273‑279.

QCA Publications

Refer to: QCA-CMS Publication List (in PDF format)

QVA Validation Studies

  • Assen HC van, Vasbinder GBC, Stoel BC, Putter H, Engelshoven
    JMA van, Reiber JHC.

    Quantitative assessment of the morphology of renal arteries from X-ray images. Quantitative vascular analysis.
    Investigative Radiology 2004; 39(6): 365-73.

  • Spinosa DJ, Hartwell GD, Bissonette E, Angle JF, Hagspiel KD,  Leung DA.
    Comparison of manual and semiautomated quantitative renal artery stenosis analysis.
    SIR Annual Meeting 2003; 294 (poster).

QVA Publications

  • Schnyder G, Sawhney N, Whisenant B, Tsimikas S, Turi ZG.
    Common femoral artery anatomy is influenced by demographics and comorbidity: Implications for cardiac and peripheral invasive studies.
    Catheter. Cardiovasc. Interv. 2001; 53(3): 289-295.


QLV Validation Studies

  • Oost E, Oemrawsingh PV, Reiber JHC, Lelieveldt BPF.
    Automated Left Ventricular Delineation in X-ray Angiograms: A Validation Study.
    Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2009; 73: 231–240.

  • Oost E, Koning G, Sonka M, Oemrawsingh PV, Reiber JHC, Lelieveldt BPF.
    Automated contour detection in X-ray left ventricular angiograms using multiview active appearance models and dynamic programming.
    IEEE Trans Med Imag 2006; 25(9): 1158-1171.

  • Reiber JHC, Viddeleer AR, Koning G, Schalij MJ, Lange PE.
    Left ventricular regression equations from single plane cine and digital X-ray ventriculo­grams revisited.
    Int J Cardiac Imaging 1996; 12: 69-78.

QLV Key Publications

  • Oost E, Oemrawsingh PV, Reiber JHC, Lelieveldt BPF.
    Automated left ventricular delineation in X-ray angiograms: a validation study.
    Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2009; 73: 231–240.

QLV Publications

  • Assmus B, Tonn T, Seeger FH, Yoon CH, Leistner D, Klotsche J, Schächinger V, Seifried E, Zeiher AM, Dimmeler S.
    Red blood cell contamination of the final cell product impairs the efficacy of autologous bone marrow mononuclear cell therapy.
    J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2010; 55; 1385-94.

  • Oost E, Koning G, Sonka M, Reiber JHC, Lelieveldt BPF.
    Automated segmentation of X-ray left ventricular angiograms using multi-view Active Appearance Models and Dynamic Programming.
    In: Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart. AF Frangi, PI Radeva, A Santos, M Hernandez (Eds.). Springer Verlag Berlin, 2005: 23-32.

  • Oost E, Lelieveldt BPF, Koning G, Sonka M, Reiber JHC.
    Left ventricle contour detection in X-ray angiograms using Multi-View Active Appearance Models.
    In: Medical Imaging 2003: Image Processing. M. Sonka, JM Fitzpatrick, Eds.
    SPIE, Vol. 5032; 2003: 394-404.

  • Oost CR, Lelieveldt BPF, Üzümcü M, Lamb H, Reiber JHC,  Sonka M.
    Multi-view Active Appearance Models: Application to X-ray LV angiography and cardiac MRI.
    In:  IPMI 2003, C.J. Taylor, J.A. Noble (Eds). Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2003: 234-45.