References: Safety of CEUS

  1. Acute Mortality in Hospitalized Patients Undergoing Echocardiography With and Without an Ultrasound Contrast Agent; Results in 18,671 Consecutive Studies
    By Lisa L. Kusnetzky, BA, et al
    JACC
     
  2. Acute Mortality in Hospitalized Patients Undergoing Echocardiography With and Without an Ultrasound Contrast Agent (Multicenter Registry Results in 4,300,966 Consecutive Patients)
    By Michael L. Main, MD, et al
    The American Journal of Cardiology
     
  3. A Retrospective Comparison of Mortality in Critically Ill Hospitalized Patients Undergoing Echocardiography With and Without an Ultrasound Contrast
    By Sue Ann C. Ness, et al
    JACC Cardiovascular Imaging
     
  4. Safety of Contrast Agent Use During Stress Echocardiography: A 4-Year Experience
    From a Single-Center Cohort Study of 26,774 Patients

    By Sahar S. Abdelmoneim, et al
    JACC Cardiovascular Imaging
     
  5. Safety of Ultrasound Contrast Agents in Stress Echocardiography
    By Ruvin S. Gabriel, MD, et al
    The American Journal of Cardiology
     
  6. Ultrasound contrast agents: balancing safety versus efficacy
    By Michael L Main, et al
    Expert Opinion
     
  7. Ultrasound Contrast Agent Safety: From Anecdote to Evidence
    By Michael L. Main
    JACC Cardiovascular Imaging
     
  8. Safety of Contrast Administration for Endocardial Enhancement During Stress Echocardiography Compared With Noncontrast Stress
    By Kamran Shaikh, MD, et al
    The American Journal of Cardiology
     
  9. Safety of Contrast in Stress Echocardiography in Stable Patients and in Patients With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome
    By Brijesh Anantharam, MBBS, MRCP, et al
    The American Journal of Cardiology
     
  10. Safety of Contrast Agent Use During Stress Echocardiography in Patients With Elevated Right Ventricular Systolic Pressure: A Cohort Study
    By Sahar S. Abdelmoneim, et al
    Circulation; Cardiovascular Imaging; Journal of the American Heart Association
     
  11. Thinking Outside the "Box"; The Ultrasound Contrast Controversy
    By Michael L. Main, et al
    JACC
     
  12. Meta-Analysis of Adverse Cardiovascular Events Associated With Echocardiographic Contrast Agents
    By Owais A. Khawaja, M.D. et al
    The American Journal of Cardiology
     
  13. Cumulative Exposure to Ionizing Radiation From Diagnostic and Therapeutic Cardiac Imaging Procedures: A Population-Based Analysis
    By Jersey Chen, et al
    JACC
     
  14. Intraoperative Contrast Echocardiography with Intravenous Optison Does Not Cause Hemodynamic Changes During Cardiac Surgery
    By Joachim M. Erb, MD, DEAA, et al
    Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
     
  15. Ionizing Radiation in Cardiac Imaging. A Science Advisory From the American Heart Association Committee on Cardiac Imaging of the Council on Clinical Cardiology and Committee on Cardiovascular Imaging and Intervention of the Council of Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention
    By Thomas C. Gerber, et al
    Circulation; Cardiovascular Imaging; Journal of the American Heart Association
     
  16. Impact of Contrast Echocardiography on Evaluation of Ventricular Function and Clinical Management in a Large Prospective Cohort
    By Mustafa Kurt, et al
    JACC
     
  17. 2010 Changes: The Latest Revisions to the ICAEL Standards
    Intersocietal Commission for Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories

 

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