Recent papers and book chapters

Recent publications and book chapters by Dr Kumar Ramnarine, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester
  • About Dr Kumar Ramnarine
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  • Papers in the last 6 years:

    Garrard JW, Ummur P, Nduwayo S, Kanber B, Hartshorne TC, West KP, Moore D, Robinson TG, Ramnarine KV. Shear Wave Elastography May Be Superior to Greyscale Median for the Identification of Carotid Plaque Vulnerability: A Comparison with Histology. Ultraschall Med. 2015 Aug;36(4):386-90.

    Kanber B, Hartshorne TC, Horsfield MA, Naylor AR, Robinson TG, Ramnarine KV. A Novel Ultrasound-Based Carotid Plaque Risk Index Associated with the Presence of Cerebrovascular Symptoms. Ultraschall Med. 2015 Oct;36(5):480-6.

    Ramnarine KV, Garrard JW, Kanber B, Nduwayo S, Hartshorne TC, Robinson TG. Shear wave elastography imaging of carotid plaques: feasible, reproducible and of clinical potential. Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2014 Dec 8;12:49.

    Banahan C, Rogerson Z, Rousseau C, Ramnarine KV, Evans DH, Chung EML. An in-vitro comparison of embolus differentiation techniques for clinically significant macroemboli: dual-frequency technique versus frequency modulation method. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. 2014;40(11):2642-54.

    Garrard J and Ramnarine KV. Shear-wave elastography in carotid plaques: comparison with Greyscale Median and histological assessment in an interesting case. Ultraschall in der Medizin. European Journal of Ultrasound. 2013 Oct 23; DOI:10.1055/s-0033-1350310.

    Ramnarine KV, Garrard JW, Dexter K,  Nduwayo S, Panerai RB, Robinson TG. Shear Wave Elastography Assessment of Carotid Plaque Stiffness:  In Vitro Reproducibility Study. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. 2013 Nov 6. doi:pii: S0301-5629(13)01022-3. 10.1016.

    Kanber B, Hartshorne TC, Horsfield MA, Naylor AR, Robinson TG, Ramnarine KV. Quantitative assessment of carotid plaque surface irregularities and correlation to cerebrovascular symptoms. Cardiovascular Ultrasound 2013; 11 (1), 38.

    Kanber B, Hartshorne TC, Horsfield MA, Naylor AR, Robinson TG, Ramnarine KV. Wall motion in the stenotic carotid artery: association with greyscale plaque characteristics, the degree of stenosis and cerebrovascular symptoms. Cardiovascular Ultrasound 2013; 11 (1), 37.

    Kanber B, Hartshorne TC, Horsfield MA, Naylor AR, Robinson TG, Ramnarine KV. Dynamic variations in the ultrasound greyscale median of carotid artery plaques. Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2013 Jun 14;11(1):21.

    Kanber B and Ramnarine KV. A Probabilistic Approach to Computerized Tracking of Arterial Walls in Ultrasound Image Sequences. ISRN Signal Processing 2012, vol. 2012, Article ID 179087, 11 pages, .

    Banahan C, Hague JP, Evans DH, Patel R, Ramnarine KV, Chung EM. Sizing gaseous emboli using Doppler embolic signal intensity. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2012 May;38(5):824-33.

    Chung EM, Hague JP, Chanrion MA, Ramnarine KV, Katsogridakis E, Evans DH. Embolus trajectory through a physical replica of the major cerebral arteries. Stroke. 2010 Apr;41(4):647-52.

    Akkus Z and Ramnarine KV. Dynamic assessment of carotid plaque motion. Ultrasound. 2010;18:140-147.

    Book chapter 

    Martin K and Ramnarine KV. Physics. In: Diagnostic Ultrasound: Physics and Equipment. Eds. Hoskins PR, Martin K, Thrush A. Greenwich Medical Media, Churchill, Chichester, UK. 2nd Edition 2010.

    Hoskins PR and Ramnarine KV. Doppler Test Devices. In: Doppler Ultrasound: Principles, Instrumentation and signal processing. 2nd Edition. DH Evans and WN McDicken. Wiley, Chichester, UK. pp382-404, 2000.

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