David Saloner, PhD

MSBI Program Director
Prof in Residence


David Saloner, PhD, is a Professor in Residence in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Director of the Interventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center, and Director of the Masters of Science Program at the University of California, San Francisco. He is also the Director and Founder of the Vascular Imaging Research Center at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Saloner obtained his BSc in Physics, Math, and Applied Math from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1972, and he completed a BSc in Theoretical Physics from the same institution. In 1975, he received his MSc in Nuclear Physics from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, followed by his Dr.rer.nat in Nuclear Physics from Karl-Ruprecht Universitaet in Heidelberg, West Germany in 1978.

Dr. Saloner’s research program focuses on the study of cardiovascular diseases using radiological imaging methods. At the Vascular Imaging Research Center, Dr. Saloner and his colleagues pursue a variety of approaches in order to understand atherosclerotic vascular disease. Projects include numerical simulations, phantom studies, and MRA carotid studies. At the Interventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center, Dr. Saloner and his colleagues focus on aneurysm studies and stent-graft studies.

Dr. Saloner has extensive publications dedicated to his research. He has 130 published articles, and he has written 19 book chapters and over 300 abstracts. Dr. Saloner’s publications have appeared in the Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, Stroke: A Journal of Cerebral and Vascular Biology, the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and the International Journal of Cardiology.

MRI and Hemodynamics

Cardiovascular diseases

Professional Interests:
Magnetic resonance imaging, angiography, vascular disease, hemodynamics, atherosclerosis, aneurysmal disease, interventional MRI

Education and Training:
• Bachelor of Science: University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa - Physics, Math, Applied Math
• Bachelor of Science: University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa - Theoretical Physics
• Masters of Science: University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa - Nuclear Physics
• Dr.rer.nat: Karl-Ruprecht Universitaet, Heidelberg, West Germany - Nuclear Physics

Honors and Awards

Distinguished Investigator, Academy of Radiology Research, 2013
Nominated Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring, University of California, San Francisco, 2009
President, International Magnetic Resonance Angiography, 2003
Scientist of the Year, VA Medical Center San Francisco, 1997
Magna Cum Laude, University of Heidelberg, 1978


Liu J, Feng L, Shen HW, Zhu C, Wang Y, Mukai K, Brooks GC, Ordovas K, Saloner D. Highly-accelerated self-gated free-breathing 3D cardiac cine MRI: validation in assessment of left ventricular function. MAGMA. 2017 Jan 24.
Ha H, Lantz J, Haraldsson H, Casas B, Ziegler M, Karlsson M, Saloner D, Dyverfeldt P, Ebbers T. Assessment of turbulent viscous stress using ICOSA 4D Flow MRI for prediction of hemodynamic blood damage. Sci Rep. 2016 Dec 22; 6:39773.
Kefayati S, Amans M, Faraji F, Ballweber M, Kao E, Ahn S, Meisel K, Halbach V, Saloner D. The manifestation of vortical and secondary flow in the cerebral venous outflow tract: An in vivo MR velocimetry study. J Biomech. 2016 Nov 15.
Vali A, Abla AA, Lawton MT, Saloner D, Rayz VL. Computational Fluid Dynamics modeling of contrast transport in basilar aneurysms following flow-altering surgeries. J Biomech. 2016 Nov 11.
Lum MA, Martin AJ, Alexander MD, McCoy DB, Cooke DL, Lillaney P, Moftakhar P, Amans MR, Settecase F, Nicholson A, Dowd CF, Halbach VV, Higashida RT, McDermott MW, Saloner D, Hetts SW. Intra-Arterial MR Perfusion Imaging of Meningiomas: Comparison to Digital Subtraction Angiography and Intravenous MR Perfusion Imaging. PLoS One. 2016; 11(11):e0163554.
Lawton MT, Abla AA, Rutledge WC, Benet A, Zador Z, Rayz VL, Saloner D, Halbach VV. Bypass Surgery for the Treatment of Dolichoectatic Basilar Trunk Aneurysms: A Work in Progress. Neurosurgery. 2016 Jul; 79(1):83-99.
Ge L, Haraldsson H, Hope MD, Saloner D, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB, Tseng EE. Suture Forces for Closure of Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Mathematical Model. J Heart Valve Dis. 2016 Jul; 25(4):424-429.
Jiang Y, Zhu C, Peng W, Degnan AJ, Chen L, Wang X, Liu Q, Wang Y, Xiang Z, Teng Z, Saloner D, Lu J. Ex-vivo imaging and plaque type classification of intracranial atherosclerotic plaque using high resolution MRI. Atherosclerosis. 2016 Jun; 249:10-6.
Walcott BP, Reinshagen C, Stapleton CJ, Choudhri O, Rayz V, Saloner D, Lawton MT. Predictive modeling and in vivo assessment of cerebral blood flow in the management of complex cerebral aneurysms. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2016 Jun; 36(6):998-1003.
Zhu C, Haraldsson H, Tian B, Meisel K, Ko N, Lawton M, Grinstead J, Ahn S, Laub G, Hess C, Saloner D. High resolution imaging of the intracranial vessel wall at 3 and 7 T using 3D fast spin echo MRI. MAGMA. 2016 Jun; 29(3):559-70.
Ge L, Wu Y, Soleimani M, Khazalpour M, Takaba K, Tartibi M, Zhang Z, Acevedo-Bolton G, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Mishra R, Grossi EA, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB. Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation After Posterolateral Myocardial Infarction in Sheep Alters Left Ventricular Shear but Not Normal Strain in the Infarct and Infarct Borderzone. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May; 101(5):1691-9.
Gullberg G, Aparici CM, Brooks G, Liu J, Guccione J, Saloner D, Seo AY, Ordovas KG. Measuring cardiac efficiency using PET/MRI. EJNMMI Phys. 2015 Dec; 2(Suppl 1):A59.
Zhu C, Haraldsson H, Faraji F, Owens C, Gasper W, Ahn S, Liu J, Laub G, Hope MD, Saloner D. Isotropic 3D black blood MRI of abdominal aortic aneurysm wall and intraluminal thrombus. Magn Reson Imaging. 2016 Jan; 34(1):18-25.
Benet A, Plata-Bello J, Abla AA, Acevedo-Bolton G, Saloner D, Lawton MT. Implantation of 3D-Printed Patient-Specific Aneurysm Models into Cadaveric Specimens: A New Training Paradigm to Allow for Improvements in Cerebrovascular Surgery and Research. Biomed Res Int. 2015; 2015:939387.
Nayak KS, Nielsen JF, Bernstein MA, Markl M, D Gatehouse P, M Botnar R, Saloner D, Lorenz C, Wen H, S Hu B, Epstein FH, N Oshinski J, Raman SV. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance phase contrast imaging. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2015; 17(1):71.
Zhang X, Zhu C, Peng W, Tian B, Chen L, Teng Z, Lu J, Sadat U, Saloner D, Liu Q. Scan-Rescan Reproducibility of High Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Atherosclerotic Plaque in the Middle Cerebral Artery. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0134913.
Acevedo-Bolton G, Amans MR, Kefayati S, Halbach V, Saloner D. Four dimensional magnetic resonance velocimetry for complex flow in the jugular vein. Quant Imaging Med Surg. 2015 Aug; 5(4):635-7.
Krishnan K, Ge L, Haraldsson H, Hope MD, Saloner DA, Guccione JM, Tseng EE. Ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm wall stress analysis using patient-specific finite element modeling of in vivo magnetic resonance imaging. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct; 21(4):471-80.
Hope MD, Hope TA, Zhu C, Faraji F, Haraldsson H, Ordovas KG, Saloner D. Vascular Imaging With Ferumoxytol as a Contrast Agent. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Sep; 205(3):W366-73.
Hope MD, Gasper WJ, Rapp J, Owens CD, Haraldsson H, Saloner D. Vascular inflammation in a growing iliac artery aneurysm. Clin Nucl Med. 2015 Jun; 40(6):e323-4.
Sohrabi S, Hope M, Saloner D, Keedy A, Naeger D, Lorca MC, Ordovas KG. Left atrial transverse diameter on computed tomography angiography can accurately diagnose left atrial enlargement in patients with atrial fibrillation. J Thorac Imaging. 2015 May; 30(3):214-7.
Sigovan M, Dyverfeldt P, Wrenn J, Tseng EE, Saloner D, Hope MD. Extended 3D approach for quantification of abnormal ascending aortic flow. Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Jun; 33(5):695-700.
Saloner D, Liu J, Haraldsson H. MR physics in practice: how to optimize acquisition quality and time for cardiac MR imaging. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2015 Feb; 23(1):1-6.
Rayz VL, Abla A, Boussel L, Leach JR, Acevedo-Bolton G, Saloner D, Lawton MT. Computational modeling of flow-altering surgeries in basilar aneurysms. Ann Biomed Eng. 2015 May; 43(5):1210-22.
Burris NS, Sigovan M, Knauer HA, Tseng EE, Saloner D, Hope MD. Systolic flow displacement correlates with future ascending aortic growth in patients with bicuspid aortic valves undergoing magnetic resonance surveillance. Invest Radiol. 2014 Oct; 49(10):635-9.
Walker JP, Nosova E, Sigovan M, Rapp J, Grenon MS, Owens CD, Gasper WJ, Saloner DA. Ferumoxytol-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography is a feasible method for the clinical evaluation of lower extremity arterial disease. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Jan; 29(1):63-8.
Bucknor MD, Steinbach LS, Saloner D, Chin CT. Magnetic resonance neurography evaluation of chronic extraspinal sciatica after remote proximal hamstring injury: a preliminary retrospective analysis. J Neurosurg. 2014 Aug; 121(2):408-14.
Liu J, Dyverfeldt P, Acevedo-Bolton G, Hope M, Saloner D. Highly accelerated aortic 4D flow MR imaging with variable-density random undersampling. Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Oct; 32(8):1012-20.
Liu J, Nguyen TD, Zhu Y, Spincemaille P, Prince MR, Weinsaft JW, Saloner D, Wang Y. Self-gated free-breathing 3D coronary CINE imaging with simultaneous water and fat visualization. PLoS One. 2014; 9(2):e89315.
Liu J, Saloner D. Accelerated MRI with CIRcular Cartesian UnderSampling (CIRCUS): a variable density Cartesian sampling strategy for compressed sensing and parallel imaging. Quant Imaging Med Surg. 2014 Feb; 4(1):57-67.
Haraldsson H, Hope M, Acevedo-Bolton G, Tseng E, Zhong X, Epstein FH, Ge L, Saloner D. Feasibility of asymmetric stretch assessment in the ascending aortic wall with DENSE cardiovascular magnetic resonance. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2014; 16:6.
Dyverfeldt P, Deshpande VS, Kober T, Krueger G, Saloner D. Reduction of motion artifacts in carotid MRI using free-induction decay navigators. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Jul; 40(1):214-20.
Hope MD, Sigovan M, Wrenn SJ, Saloner D, Dyverfeldt P. MRI hemodynamic markers of progressive bicuspid aortic valve-related aortic disease. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Jul; 40(1):140-5.
Losey AD, Lillaney P, Martin AJ, Halbach VV, Cooke DL, Dowd CF, Higashida RT, Saloner DA, Wilson MW, Saeed M, Hetts SW. Safety of retained microcatheters: an evaluation of radiofrequency heating in endovascular microcatheters with nitinol, tungsten, and polyetheretherketone braiding at 1.5 T and 3 T. J Neurointerv Surg. 2014 May; 6(4):314-9.
Shimkunas R, Zhang Z, Wenk JF, Soleimani M, Khazalpour M, Acevedo-Bolton G, Wang G, Saloner D, Mishra R, Wallace AW, Ge L, Baker AJ, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB. Left ventricular myocardial contractility is depressed in the borderzone after posterolateral myocardial infarction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 May; 95(5):1619-25.
Acevedo-Bolton G, Suzuki T, Malhotra D, Zhang Z, Wallace AW, Guccione JM, Saloner DA, Ratcliffe MB. Left ventricular pressure gating in ovine cardiac studies: a software-based method. J Biomech Eng. 2013 Mar 1; 135(3):34502.
Dyverfeldt P, Hope MD, Tseng EE, Saloner D. Magnetic resonance measurement of turbulent kinetic energy for the estimation of irreversible pressure loss in aortic stenosis. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Jan; 6(1):64-71.
Sigovan M, Rayz V, Gasper W, Alley HF, Owens CD, Saloner D. Vascular remodeling in autogenous arterio-venous fistulas by MRI and CFD. Ann Biomed Eng. 2013 Apr; 41(4):657-68.
Sigovan M, Gasper W, Alley HF, Owens CD, Saloner D. USPIO-enhanced MR angiography of arteriovenous fistulas in patients with renal failure. Radiology. 2012 Nov; 265(2):584-90.
Hope MD, Wrenn J, Sigovan M, Foster E, Tseng EE, Saloner D. Imaging biomarkers of aortic disease: increased growth rates with eccentric systolic flow. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Jul 24; 60(4):356-7.
Jaussaud N, Chitsaz S, Meadows A, Wintermark M, Cambronero N, Azadani AN, Saloner DA, Chuter TA, Tseng EE. Acute type A aortic dissection intimal tears by 64-slice computed tomography: a role for endovascular stent-grafting? J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2013 Jun; 54(3):373-81.
Hasan DM, Amans M, Tihan T, Hess C, Guo Y, Cha S, Su H, Martin AJ, Lawton MT, Neuwelt EA, Saloner DA, Young WL. Ferumoxytol-enhanced MRI to Image Inflammation within Human Brain Arteriovenous Malformations: A Pilot Investigation. Transl Stroke Res. 2012 Jul; 3(Suppl 1):166-73.
Zhang Z, Sun K, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Ge L, Baker AJ, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB. The benefit of enhanced contractility in the infarct borderzone: a virtual experiment. Front Physiol. 2012; 3:86.
Hasan DM, Mahaney KB, Magnotta VA, Kung DK, Lawton MT, Hashimoto T, Winn HR, Saloner D, Martin A, Gahramanov S, Dósa E, Neuwelt E, Young WL. Macrophage imaging within human cerebral aneurysms wall using ferumoxytol-enhanced MRI: a pilot study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Apr; 32(4):1032-8.
Guo Y, Saunders T, Su H, Kim H, Akkoc D, Saloner DA, Hetts SW, Hess C, Lawton MT, Bollen AW, Pourmohamad T, McCulloch CE, Tihan T, Young WL. Silent intralesional microhemorrhage as a risk factor for brain arteriovenous malformation rupture. Stroke. 2012 May; 43(5):1240-6.
Wong VM, Wenk JF, Zhang Z, Cheng G, Acevedo-Bolton G, Burger M, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB, Ge L. The effect of mitral annuloplasty shape in ischemic mitral regurgitation: a finite element simulation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Mar; 93(3):776-82.
Boutchko R, Rayz VL, Vandehey NT, O'Neil JP, Budinger TF, Nico PS, Druhan JL, Saloner DA, Gullberg GT, Moses WW. Imaging and modeling of flow in porous media using clinical nuclear emission tomography systems and computational fluid dynamics. J Appl Geophy. 2012 Jan; 76:74-81.
Sughrue ME, Saloner D, Rayz VL, Lawton MT. Giant intracranial aneurysms: evolution of management in a contemporary surgical series. Neurosurgery. 2011 Dec; 69(6):1261-70; discussion 1270-1.
Soleimani M, Khazalpour M, Cheng G, Zhang Z, Acevedo-Bolton G, Saloner DA, Mishra R, Wallace AW, Guccione JM, Ge L, Ratcliffe MB. Moderate mitral regurgitation accelerates left ventricular remodeling after posterolateral myocardial infarction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov; 92(5):1614-20.
Sigovan M, Hope MD, Dyverfeldt P, Saloner D. Comparison of four-dimensional flow parameters for quantification of flow eccentricity in the ascending aorta. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Nov; 34(5):1226-30.
Hope MD, Dyverfeldt P, Acevedo-Bolton G, Wrenn J, Foster E, Tseng E, Saloner D. Post-stenotic dilation: evaluation of ascending aortic dilation with 4D flow MR imaging. Int J Cardiol. 2012 Apr 19; 156(2):e40-2.
Lee LC, Wenk JF, Klepach D, Zhang Z, Saloner D, Wallace AW, Ge L, Ratcliffe MB, Guccione JM. A novel method for quantifying in-vivo regional left ventricular myocardial contractility in the border zone of a myocardial infarction. J Biomech Eng. 2011 Sep; 133(9):094506.
Keen NN, Chin CT, Engstrom JW, Saloner D, Steinbach LS. Diagnosing ulnar neuropathy at the elbow using magnetic resonance neurography. Skeletal Radiol. 2012 Apr; 41(4):401-7.
Wenk JF, Sun K, Zhang Z, Soleimani M, Ge L, Saloner D, Wallace AW, Ratcliffe MB, Guccione JM. Regional left ventricular myocardial contractility and stress in a finite element model of posterobasal myocardial infarction. J Biomech Eng. 2011 Apr; 133(4):044501.
Boussel L, Rayz V, Martin A, Lawton M, Higashida R, Smith WS, Young WL, Saloner D. Temporal stability of dysmorphic fusiform aneurysms of the intracranial internal carotid artery. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Jul; 22(7):1007-11.
Zhu L, Wintermark M, Saloner D, Fandel M, Pan XM, Rapp JH. The distribution and size of ischemic lesions after carotid artery angioplasty and stenting: evidence for microembolization to terminal arteries. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Apr; 53(4):971-5; discussion 975-6.
Zhang Z, Tendulkar A, Sun K, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Ge L, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB. Comparison of the Young-Laplace law and finite element based calculation of ventricular wall stress: implications for postinfarct and surgical ventricular remodeling. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jan; 91(1):150-6.
Saeed M, Martin AJ, Saloner D, Do L, Wilson M. Noninvasive MR characterization of structural and functional components of reperfused infarct. Acta Radiol. 2010 Dec; 51(10):1093-102.
Martin AJ, Hetts SW, Dillon WP, Higashida RT, Halbach V, Dowd CF, Lawton MT, Saloner D. MR imaging of partially thrombosed cerebral aneurysms: characteristics and evolution. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Feb; 32(2):346-51.
Saeed M, Saloner D, Do L, Wilson M, Martin A. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in delivering and evaluating the efficacy of hepatocyte growth factor gene in chronic infarct scar. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2011 Mar-Apr; 12(2):111-22.
Saloner D, Uzelac A, Hetts S, Martin A, Dillon W. Modern meningioma imaging techniques. J Neurooncol. 2010 Sep; 99(3):333-40.
Rayz VL, Boussel L, Ge L, Leach JR, Martin AJ, Lawton MT, McCulloch C, Saloner D. Flow residence time and regions of intraluminal thrombus deposition in intracranial aneurysms. Ann Biomed Eng. 2010 Oct; 38(10):3058-69.
Wenk JF, Zhang Z, Cheng G, Malhotra D, Acevedo-Bolton G, Burger M, Suzuki T, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB. First finite element model of the left ventricle with mitral valve: insights into ischemic mitral regurgitation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 May; 89(5):1546-53.
Sun K, Zhang Z, Suzuki T, Wenk JF, Stander N, Einstein DR, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB. Dor procedure for dyskinetic anteroapical myocardial infarction fails to improve contractility in the border zone. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Jul; 140(1):233-9, 239.e1-4.
Leach JR, Rayz VL, Soares B, Wintermark M, Mofrad MR, Saloner D. Carotid atheroma rupture observed in vivo and FSI-predicted stress distribution based on pre-rupture imaging. Ann Biomed Eng. 2010 Aug; 38(8):2748-65.
Hope MD, Meadows AK, Hope TA, Ordovas KG, Saloner D, Reddy GP, Alley MT, Higgins CB. Clinical evaluation of aortic coarctation with 4D flow MR imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2010 Mar; 31(3):711-8.
Carlsson M, Saloner D, Martin AJ, Ursell PC, Saeed M. Heterogeneous microinfarcts caused by coronary microemboli: evaluation with multidetector CT and MR imaging in a swine model. Radiology. 2010 Mar; 254(3):718-28.
Boussel L, Saloner D, Gamondes D, Serfaty J, Canet-Soulas E, Nighoghossian N, Douek P. [State of the art: high resolution MR imaging of carotid atherosclerotic plaque]. J Radiol. 2010 Feb; 91(2):185-94.
Kroll H, Soares BP, Saloner D, Dillon WP, Wintermark M. Perfusion-CT of developmental venous anomalies: typical and atypical hemodynamic patterns. J Neuroradiol. 2010 Oct; 37(4):239-42.
Sun K, Stander N, Jhun CS, Zhang Z, Suzuki T, Wang GY, Saeed M, Wallace AW, Tseng EE, Baker AJ, Saloner D, Einstein DR, Ratcliffe MB, Guccione JM. A computationally efficient formal optimization of regional myocardial contractility in a sheep with left ventricular aneurysm. J Biomech Eng. 2009 Nov; 131(11):111001.
Leach JR, Rayz VL, Mofrad MR, Saloner D. An efficient two-stage approach for image-based FSI analysis of atherosclerotic arteries. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2010 Apr; 9(2):213-23.
Fukaya E, Saloner D, Leon P, Wintermark M, Grossman RF, Nozaki M. Magnetic resonance angiography to evaluate septocutaneous perforators in free fibula flap transfer. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2010 Jul; 63(7):1099-104.
Dicks DL, Carlsson M, Heiberg E, Martin A, Saloner D, Arheden H, Saeed M. Persistent decline in longitudinal and radial strain after coronary microembolization detected on velocity encoded phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 Jul; 30(1):69-76.
Boussel L, Arora S, Rapp J, Rutt B, Huston J, Parker D, Yuan C, Bassiouny H, Saloner D. Atherosclerotic plaque progression in carotid arteries: monitoring with high-spatial-resolution MR imaging--multicenter trial. Radiology. 2009 Sep; 252(3):789-96.
Carlsson M, Ursell PC, Saloner D, Saeed M. Multidetector computed tomography for characterization of calcium deposits in reperfused myocardial infarction. Acta Radiol. 2009 May; 50(4):396-405.
Dicks D, Saloner D, Martin A, Carlsson M, Saeed M. Percutaneous transendocardial VEGF gene therapy: MRI guided delivery and characterization of 3D myocardial strain. Int J Cardiol. 2010 Sep 3; 143(3):255-63.
Carlsson M, Martin AJ, Ursell PC, Saloner D, Saeed M. Magnetic resonance imaging quantification of left ventricular dysfunction following coronary microembolization. Magn Reson Med. 2009 Mar; 61(3):595-602.
Boussel L, Rayz V, Martin A, Acevedo-Bolton G, Lawton MT, Higashida R, Smith WS, Young WL, Saloner D. Phase-contrast magnetic resonance imaging measurements in intracranial aneurysms in vivo of flow patterns, velocity fields, and wall shear stress: comparison with computational fluid dynamics. Magn Reson Med. 2009 Feb; 61(2):409-17.
Martin AJ, Baek B, Acevedo-Bolton G, Higashida RT, Comstock J, Saloner DA. MR imaging during endovascular procedures: an evaluation of the potential for catheter heating. Magn Reson Med. 2009 Jan; 61(1):45-53.
Gundiah N, Matthews PB, Karimi R, Azadani A, Guccione J, Guy TS, Saloner D, Tseng EE. Significant material property differences between the porcine ascending aorta and aortic sinuses. J Heart Valve Dis. 2008 Nov; 17(6):606-13.
Rayz VL, Boussel L, Acevedo-Bolton G, Martin AJ, Young WL, Lawton MT, Higashida R, Saloner D. Numerical simulations of flow in cerebral aneurysms: comparison of CFD results and in vivo MRI measurements. J Biomech Eng. 2008 Oct; 130(5):051011.
Rayz VL, Boussel L, Lawton MT, Acevedo-Bolton G, Ge L, Young WL, Higashida RT, Saloner D. Numerical modeling of the flow in intracranial aneurysms: prediction of regions prone to thrombus formation. Ann Biomed Eng. 2008 Nov; 36(11):1793-804.
Saeed M, Martin A, Jacquier A, Bucknor M, Saloner D, Do L, Ursell P, Su H, Kan YW, Higgins CB. Permanent coronary artery occlusion: cardiovascular MR imaging is platform for percutaneous transendocardial delivery and assessment of gene therapy in canine model. Radiology. 2008 Nov; 249(2):560-71.
Boussel L, Rayz V, McCulloch C, Martin A, Acevedo-Bolton G, Lawton M, Higashida R, Smith WS, Young WL, Saloner D. Aneurysm growth occurs at region of low wall shear stress: patient-specific correlation of hemodynamics and growth in a longitudinal study. Stroke. 2008 Nov; 39(11):2997-3002.
Saeed M, Martin A, Ursell P, Do L, Bucknor M, Higgins CB, Saloner D. MR assessment of myocardial perfusion, viability, and function after intramyocardial transfer of VM202, a new plasmid human hepatocyte growth factor in ischemic swine myocardium. Radiology. 2008 Oct; 249(1):107-18.
Wintermark M, Arora S, Tong E, Vittinghoff E, Lau BC, Chien JD, Dillon WP, Saloner D. Carotid plaque computed tomography imaging in stroke and nonstroke patients. Ann Neurol. 2008 Aug; 64(2):149-57.
Gundiah N, Kam K, Matthews PB, Guccione J, Dwyer HA, Saloner D, Chuter TA, Guy TS, Ratcliffe MB, Tseng EE. Asymmetric mechanical properties of porcine aortic sinuses. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 May; 85(5):1631-8.
Walker JC, Ratcliffe MB, Zhang P, Wallace AW, Hsu EW, Saloner DA, Guccione JM. Magnetic resonance imaging-based finite element stress analysis after linear repair of left ventricular aneurysm. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 May; 135(5):1094-102, 1102.e1-2.
Rayz VL, Lawton MT, Martin AJ, Young WL, Saloner D. Numerical simulation of pre- and postsurgical flow in a giant basilar aneurysm. J Biomech Eng. 2008 Apr; 130(2):021004.
Wintermark M, Jawadi SS, Rapp JH, Tihan T, Tong E, Glidden DV, Abedin S, Schaeffer S, Acevedo-Bolton G, Boudignon B, Orwoll B, Pan X, Saloner D. High-resolution CT imaging of carotid artery atherosclerotic plaques. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2008 May; 29(5):875-82.
Wintermark M, Glastonbury C, Tong E, Lau BC, Schaeffer S, Chien JD, Haar PJ, Saloner D. Semi-automated computer assessment of the degree of carotid artery stenosis compares favorably to visual evaluation. J Neurol Sci. 2008 Jun 15; 269(1-2):74-9.
Boussel L, Wintermark M, Martin A, Dispensa B, VanTijen R, Leach J, Rayz V, Acevedo-Bolton G, Lawton M, Higashida R, Smith WS, Young WL, Saloner D. Monitoring serial change in the lumen and outer wall of vertebrobasilar aneurysms. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2008 Feb; 29(2):259-64.
Jacquier A, Higgins CB, Martin AJ, Do L, Saloner D, Saeed M. Injection of adeno-associated viral vector encoding vascular endothelial growth factor gene in infarcted swine myocardium: MR measurements of left ventricular function and strain. Radiology. 2007 Oct; 245(1):196-205.
von Morze C, Xu D, Purcell DD, Hess CP, Mukherjee P, Saloner D, Kelley DA, Vigneron DB. Intracranial time-of-flight MR angiography at 7T with comparison to 3T. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2007 Oct; 26(4):900-4.
Zhang P, Guccione JM, Nicholas SI, Walker JC, Crawford PC, Shamal A, Acevedo-Bolton G, Guttman MA, Ozturk C, McVeigh ER, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Ratcliffe MB. Endoventricular patch plasty for dyskinetic anteroapical left ventricular aneurysm increases systolic circumferential shortening in sheep. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Oct; 134(4):1017-24.
Martin AJ, Cha S, Higashida RT, Cullen SP, Halbach V, Dowd CF, McDermott MW, Saloner DA. Assessment of vasculature of meningiomas and the effects of embolization with intra-arterial MR perfusion imaging: a feasibility study. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2007 Oct; 28(9):1771-7.
Ortega J, Maitland D, Wilson T, Tsai W, Savas O, Saloner D. Vascular dynamics of a shape memory polymer foam aneurysm treatment technique. Ann Biomed Eng. 2007 Nov; 35(11):1870-84.
Dispensa BP, Saloner DA, Acevedo-Bolton G, Achrol AS, Jou LD, McCulloch CE, Johnston SC, Higashida RT, Dowd CF, Halbach VV, Ko NU, Lawton MT, Martin AJ, Quinnine N, Young WL. Estimation of fusiform intracranial aneurysm growth by serial magnetic resonance imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2007 Jul; 26(1):177-83.
Small W, Buckley PR, Wilson TS, Benett WJ, Hartman J, Saloner D, Maitland DJ. Shape memory polymer stent with expandable foam: a new concept for endovascular embolization of fusiform aneurysms. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2007 Jun; 54(6 Pt 2):1157-60.
Fukaya E, Grossman RF, Saloner D, Leon P, Nozaki M, Mathes SJ. Magnetic resonance angiography for free fibula flap transfer. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2007 May; 23(4):205-11.
Howell BA, Kim T, Cheer A, Dwyer H, Saloner D, Chuter TA. Computational fluid dynamics within bifurcated abdominal aortic stent-grafts. J Endovasc Ther. 2007 Apr; 14(2):138-43.
Saeed M, Saloner D, Martin A, Do L, Weber O, Ursell PC, Jacquier A, Lee R, Higgins CB. Adeno-associated viral vector-encoding vascular endothelial growth factor gene: effect on cardiovascular MR perfusion and infarct resorption measurements in swine. Radiology. 2007 May; 243(2):451-60.
Saloner D, Acevedo-Bolton G, Wintermark M, Rapp JH. MRI of geometric and compositional features of vulnerable carotid plaque. Stroke. 2007 Feb; 38(2 Suppl):637-41.
Boussel L, Serusclat A, Skilton MR, Vincent F, Bernard S, Moulin P, Saloner D, Douek PC. The reliability of high resolution MRI in the measurement of early stage carotid wall thickening. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2007; 9(5):771-6.
Saeed M, Weber O, Lee R, Do L, Martin A, Saloner D, Ursell P, Robert P, Corot C, Higgins CB. Discrimination of myocardial acute and chronic (scar) infarctions on delayed contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging with intravascular magnetic resonance contrast media. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Nov 21; 48(10):1961-8.
Wintermark M, Rapp JH, Tan J, Saloner D. Unmasking complicated atherosclerotic plaques on carotid magnetic resonance angiography: a report of three cases. J Vasc Surg. 2006 Oct; 44(4):884-7.
Acevedo-Bolton G, Jou LD, Dispensa BP, Lawton MT, Higashida RT, Martin AJ, Young WL, Saloner D. Estimating the hemodynamic impact of interventional treatments of aneurysms: numerical simulation with experimental validation: technical case report. Neurosurgery. 2006 Aug; 59(2):E429-30; author reply E429-30.
Saeed M, Henk CB, Weber O, Martin A, Wilson M, Shunk K, Saloner D, Higgins CB. Delivery and assessment of endovascular stents to repair aortic coarctation using MR and X-ray imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2006 Aug; 24(2):371-8.
Saeed M, Martin AJ, Lee RJ, Weber O, Revel D, Saloner D, Higgins CB. MR guidance of targeted injections into border and core of scarred myocardium in pigs. Radiology. 2006 Aug; 240(2):419-26.
Guccione JM, Walker JC, Beitler JR, Moonly SM, Zhang P, Guttman MA, Ozturk C, McVeigh ER, Wallace AW, Saloner DA, Ratcliffe MB. The effect of anteroapical aneurysm plication on end-systolic three-dimensional strain in the sheep: a magnetic resonance imaging tagging study. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 Mar; 131(3):579-586.e3.
Saeed M, Lee RJ, Weber O, Do L, Martin A, Ursell P, Saloner D, Higgins CB. Scarred myocardium imposes additional burden on remote viable myocardium despite a reduction in the extent of area with late contrast MR enhancement. Eur Radiol. 2006 Apr; 16(4):827-36.
Jou LD, Wong G, Dispensa B, Lawton MT, Higashida RT, Young WL, Saloner D. Correlation between lumenal geometry changes and hemodynamics in fusiform intracranial aneurysms. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Oct; 26(9):2357-63.
Zhang P, Guccione JM, Nicholas SI, Walker JC, Crawford PC, Shamal A, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Ratcliffe MB. Left ventricular volume and function after endoventricular patch plasty for dyskinetic anteroapical left ventricular aneurysm in sheep. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Oct; 130(4):1032-8.
Walker JC, Ratcliffe MB, Zhang P, Wallace AW, Fata B, Hsu EW, Saloner D, Guccione JM. MRI-based finite-element analysis of left ventricular aneurysm. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2005 Aug; 289(2):H692-700.
Martin AJ, Saloner DA, Roberts TP, Roberts H, Weber OM, Dillon W, Cullen S, Halbach V, Dowd CF, Higashida RT. Carotid stent delivery in an XMR suite: immediate assessment of the physiologic impact of extracranial revascularization. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Mar; 26(3):531-7.
Lorthois S, Stroud-Rossman J, Berger S, Jou LD, Saloner D. Numerical simulation of magnetic resonance angiographies of an anatomically realistic stenotic carotid bifurcation. Ann Biomed Eng. 2005 Mar; 33(3):270-83.
Ko NU, Achrol AS, Martin AJ, Chopra M, Saloner DA, Higashida RT, Young WL. Magnetic resonance perfusion tracks 133Xe cerebral blood flow changes after carotid stenting. Stroke. 2005 Mar; 36(3):676-8.
Saeed M, Saloner D, Weber O, Martin A, Henk C, Higgins C. MRI in guiding and assessing intramyocardial therapy. Eur Radiol. 2005 May; 15(5):851-63.
Saeed M, Lee R, Martin A, Weber O, Krombach GA, Schalla S, Lee M, Saloner D, Higgins CB. Transendocardial delivery of extracellular myocardial markers by using combination X-ray/MR fluoroscopic guidance: feasibility study in dogs. Radiology. 2004 Jun; 231(3):689-96.
Jou LD, Rapp J, Saloner D. Transport of contrast agents in contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography. Magn Reson Imaging. 2004 May; 22(4):495-504.
Ansari M, Araoz PA, Gerard SK, Watzinger N, Lund GK, Massie BM, Higgins CB, Saloner DA. Comparison of late enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance and thallium SPECT in patients with coronary disease and left ventricular dysfunction. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2004; 6(2):549-56.
Rapp JH, Saloner D. Current status of carotid imaging by MRA. Cardiovasc Surg. 2003 Dec; 11(6):445-7.
Jou LD, Quick CM, Young WL, Lawton MT, Higashida R, Martin A, Saloner D. Computational approach to quantifying hemodynamic forces in giant cerebral aneurysms. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2003 Oct; 24(9):1804-10.
Rapp JH, Pan XM, Yu B, Swanson RA, Higashida RT, Simpson P, Saloner D. Cerebral ischemia and infarction from atheroemboli <100 microm in Size. Stroke. 2003 Aug; 34(8):1976-80.
Townsend TC, Saloner D, Pan XM, Rapp JH. Contrast material-enhanced MRA overestimates severity of carotid stenosis, compared with 3D time-of-flight MRA. J Vasc Surg. 2003 Jul; 38(1):36-40.
Saloner D. Preoperative evaluation of carotid artery stenosis: comparison of contrast-enhanced MR angiography and duplex ultrasonography with digital subtraction angiography. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2003 Jun-Jul; 24(6):1034-5.
Yu B, Mang Pan X, Saloner D, Troyer A, Rapp JH. Double-lumen carotid plaque: a morbid configuration. J Vasc Surg. 2003 Jun; 37(6):1314-7.
Bale-Glickman J, Selby K, Saloner D, Savas O. Experimental flow studies in exact-replica phantoms of atherosclerotic carotid bifurcations under steady input conditions. J Biomech Eng. 2003 Feb; 125(1):38-48.
Li C, Ebenstein D, Xu C, Chapman J, Saloner D, Rapp J, Pruitt L. Biochemical characterization of atherosclerotic plaque constituents using FTIR spectroscopy and histology. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2003 Feb 1; 64(2):197-206.
Troyer A, Saloner D, Pan XM, Velez P, Rapp JH. Major carotid plaque surface irregularities correlate with neurologic symptoms. J Vasc Surg. 2002 Apr; 35(4):741-7.
Stroud JS, Berger SA, Saloner D. Numerical analysis of flow through a severely stenotic carotid artery bifurcation. J Biomech Eng. 2002 Feb; 124(1):9-20.
Coombs BD, Rapp JH, Ursell PC, Reilly LM, Saloner D. Structure of plaque at carotid bifurcation: high-resolution MRI with histological correlation. Stroke. 2001 Nov; 32(11):2516-21.
Feiwell RJ, Besmertis L, Sarkar R, Saloner DA, Rapp JH. Detection of clinically silent infarcts after carotid endarterectomy by use of diffusion-weighted imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2001 Apr; 22(4):646-9.
Franck A, Jou L, van Tyen R, Saloner D. Four dimensional bolus tagging imaging of pulsatile flow. Magn Reson Imaging. 2000 Nov; 18(9):1097-107.
Rapp JH, Pan XM, Sharp FR, Shah DM, Wille GA, Velez PM, Troyer A, Higashida RT, Saloner D. Atheroemboli to the brain: size threshold for causing acute neuronal cell death. J Vasc Surg. 2000 Jul; 32(1):68-76.
Stroud JS, Berger SA, Saloner D. Influence of stenosis morphology on flow through severely stenotic vessels: implications for plaque rupture. J Biomech. 2000 Apr; 33(4):443-55.
Saloner D. Flow and motion. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 1999 Nov; 7(4):699-715.
Saloner D. Cardiovascular flow patterns: what should we make of them? Int J Card Imaging. 1999 Apr; 15(2):97-8.
Jou LD, Saloner D. A numerical study of magnetic resonance images of pulsatile flow in a two dimensional carotid bifurcation: a numerical study of MR images. Med Eng Phys. 1998 Nov-Dec; 20(9):643-52.
Saloner D. Determinants of image appearance in contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography. A review. Invest Radiol. 1998 Sep; 33(9):488-95.
Jou LD, van Tyen R, Berger SA, Saloner D. Calculation of the magnetization distribution for fluid flow in curved vessels. Magn Reson Med. 1996 Apr; 35(4):577-84.
Saloner D, van Tyen R, Dillon WP, Jou LD, Berger SA. Central intraluminal saturation stripe on MR angiograms of curved vessels: simulation, phantom, and clinical analysis. Radiology. 1996 Mar; 198(3):733-9.
Franck A, Selby K, van Tyen R, Nordell B, Saloner D. Cardiac-gated MR angiography of pulsatile flow: k-space strategies. J Magn Reson Imaging. 1995 May-Jun; 5(3):297-307.
Saloner D. The AAPM/RSNA physics tutorial for residents. An introduction to MR angiography. Radiographics. 1995 Mar; 15(2):453-65.
Pan XM, Saloner D, Reilly LM, Bowersox JC, Murray SP, Anderson CM, Gooding GA, Rapp JH. Assessment of carotid artery stenosis by ultrasonography, conventional angiography, and magnetic resonance angiography: correlation with ex vivo measurement of plaque stenosis. J Vasc Surg. 1995 Jan; 21(1):82-8; discussion 88-9.
Chien D, Saloner D, Laub G, Simonetti O, Anderson CM. High speed bolus tagging: time resolved velocity quantification of pulsatile flow in a single breath hold. Magn Reson Med. 1994 Nov; 32(5):661-7.
Anderson CM, Lee RE, Levin DL, de la Torre Alonso S, Saloner D. Measurement of internal carotid artery stenosis from source MR angiograms. Radiology. 1994 Oct; 193(1):219-26.
Chien D, Saloner D, Laub G, Anderson CM. High resolution cine MRI of vessel distension. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1994 Jul-Aug; 18(4):576-80.
Saloner D, Selby K, Anderson CM. MRA studies of arterial stenosis: improvements by diastolic acquisition. Magn Reson Med. 1994 Feb; 31(2):196-203.
van Tyen R, Saloner D, Jou LD, Berger S. MR imaging of flow through tortuous vessels: a numerical simulation. Magn Reson Med. 1994 Feb; 31(2):184-95.
Schaefer S, van Tyen R, Saloner D. Evaluation of myocardial perfusion abnormalities with gadolinium-enhanced snapshot MR imaging in humans. Work in progress. Radiology. 1992 Dec; 185(3):795-801.
Selby K, Saloner D, Anderson CM, Chien D, Lee RE. MR angiography with a cardiac-phase--specific acquisition window. J Magn Reson Imaging. 1992 Nov-Dec; 2(6):637-43.
Pan XM, Anderson CM, Reilly LM, Saloner D, Lee RE, Perez S, Krupski WC, Rapp JH. Magnetic resonance angiography of the carotid artery combining two- and three-dimensional acquisitions. J Vasc Surg. 1992 Oct; 16(4):609-15; discussion 615-8.
Tsuruda J, Saloner D, Norman D. Artifacts associated with MR neuroangiography. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1992 Sep-Oct; 13(5):1411-22.
Anderson CM, Saloner D, Lee RE, Griswold VJ, Shapeero LG, Rapp JH, Nagarkar S, Pan X, Gooding GA. Assessment of carotid artery stenosis by MR angiography: comparison with x-ray angiography and color-coded Doppler ultrasound. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1992 May-Jun; 13(3):989-1003; discussion 1005-8.
Saloner D, Anderson CM. Instrumentation for magnetic resonance angiography. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 1992 Jan-Feb; 15(1):14-22.
Gooding GA, Saloner D, Eisert W, Nagarkar S. Color Doppler artifact from metallic carotid clamp. J Ultrasound Med. 1991 Dec; 10(12):691-4.
Anderson CM, Lee R, Saloner D. Developers can't agree what MRA actually is. Diagn Imaging (San Franc). 1991 Jul; 13(7):135-44, 167.
Saloner D, Hanson WA, Tsuruda JS, van Tyen R, Anderson CM, Lee RE. Application of a connected-voxel algorithm to MR angiographic data. J Magn Reson Imaging. 1991 Jul-Aug; 1(4):423-30.
Tsuruda JS, Shimakawa A, Pelc NJ, Saloner D. Dural sinus occlusion: evaluation with phase-sensitive gradient-echo MR imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1991 May-Jun; 12(3):481-8.
Tsuruda JS, Saloner D, Anderson C. Noninvasive evaluation of cerebral ischemia. Trends for the 1990s. Circulation. 1991 Feb; 83(2 Suppl):I176-89.
Saloner D, Anderson CM. Flow velocity quantitation using inversion tagging. Magn Reson Med. 1990 Nov; 16(2):269-79.
Anderson CM, Saloner D, Lee RE, Fortner A. Dedicated coil for carotid MR angiography. Radiology. 1990 Sep; 176(3):868-72.
Anderson CM, Saloner D, Tsuruda JS, Shapeero LG, Lee RE. Artifacts in maximum-intensity-projection display of MR angiograms. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1990 Mar; 154(3):623-9.
Lim TH, Saloner D, Anderson CM. Current applications of magnetic resonance vascular imaging. Cardiol Clin. 1989 Aug; 7(3):661-83.
Saloner D. Intensity dependence of flow signal in slice selective velocity measurements. Magn Reson Imaging. 1989 Jan-Feb; 7(1):61-7.
Saloner D, Hinson WH, Moran PR, Tsui BM. MR flow imaging in projection through a stationary surround. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1988 Jan-Feb; 12(1):122-9.
Saloner D, Moran PR, Tsui BM. Velocity imaging by rapid cycle tagging. Med Phys. 1987 Mar-Apr; 14(2):167-71.
Moran PR, Saloner D, Tsui BW. NMR velocity-selective excitation composites for flow and motion imaging and suppression of static tissue signal. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 1987; 6(2):141-7.