Ciprian N. Ionita, PhD

Selected Publications

  1. Ionita C N, Hoffmann KR, Bednarek DR, Chityala R, Rudin S. Cone-beam micro-ct system based on labview software. J Digit Imaging. 21(3): 296-305, Sep 2008 (on line publication 28 February 2007). www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=17333411
  2. Ionita CN, Pacioreck A, Hoffmann KR, Bednarek DR, Yamamoto J, Kolega J, Levy EI, Hopkins LN, Rudin S, Mocco J. Asymmetric vascular stent (avs):Feasibility study of a new low-porosity patch-containing stent. Stroke 39(7):2105-2113, July 2008 [Epub ahead of print April 24, 2008]. PMCID2562235. www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=18436886.
  3. Schafer S, Hoffmann K. R., Noel P B., Ionita C. N., and Dmochowski Jacek . Evaluation of guidewire path reproducibility, Med. Phys. 35, 1884 (2008), 
  4. Patel V, Hoffmann KR, Ionita CN, Keleshis C, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Rotational micro-CT using a clinical rotational angiography gantry. Medical Physics Letter, Medical Physics 35(10): 4757–4764, Oct 2008. www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2663391
  5. Ionita CN, Keleshis CM, Patel V, Yadava GK, Hoffmann KR, Bednarek DR, Jain A, Rudin S: Implementation of a high-sensitivity Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope (HS-MAF) for in-vivo endovascular image guided interventions (EIGI) and region-of-interest computed tomography (ROI-CT). SPIE vol. 6918, 2008. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2008: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Modeling, San Diego, CA, paper 6918-53. www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=18958294 
  6. Dohatcu AC, Ionita CN, Bednarek DR, Hoffmann KR, Rudin S: Endovascular image-guided treatment of in-vivo model aneurysms with asymmetric vascular stents (AVS): evaluation with Time-Density Curve angiographic analysis and histology. SPIE vol. 6916, 2008. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2008: Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images, San Diego, CA, paper 6916-25. www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=18958295 
  7. Keleshis CM, Ionita CN, Yadava GK, Patel V, Bednarek DR, Hoffmann KR, Verevkin A, Rudin S: LabVIEW Graphical User Interface for a New High Sensitivity, High Resolution Micro-Angio-Fluoroscopic and ROI-CBCT System. SPIE vol. 6913, 69135A, March 2008. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2008: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, paper 6913-196. www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=18836570 
  8. Ionita CN, Paciorek A, Dohatsu AC, Levy EI, Kolega J, Hopkins LN, Rudin S, Mocco J: The Asymmetric Vascular Stent: Efficacy in a rabbit aneurysm model. Stroke 40(3):959-965, Mar 2009. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2692717/
  9. Rangwala HS, Ionita CN, Rudin S, Baier RE: Partially Polyurethane Covered Stent (PPCS) for Cerebral Aneurysm Treatment. The Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B – Applied Biomaterials,Wiley Interscience. 2009 May;89B(2):415-29. PMID: 18837459 NIHMSID # 127899. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2720836/?tool=pubmed
  10. Ionita CN, Dohatcu A, Jain A, Keleshis CM, Hoffmann KR, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Modification of the NEMA XR21-2000 cardiac phantom for testing of imaging systems used in endovascular image guided interventions. SPIE vol. 7258, 2009. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2009: Physics of Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, paper 7258-176, 72584R:1-9. www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2743264 
  11. Ionita CN, Dohatcu A, Sherman J, Keleshis CM, Pacioreck AM, Hoffmann KR, Bednarek DR, S Rudin: Angiographic analysis of animal model aneurysms treated with novel polyurethane asymmetric vascular stent (P-AVS): feasibility study. SPIE vol. 7262, 2009. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2009: Biomedical Applications: Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging, Orlando, FL, paper 7262-51, 72621H:1-10. www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2745172 
  12. V. Patel, R. N. Chityala, K. R. Hoffmann, C. N. Ionita, D. R. Bednarek, and S. Rudin Self-calibration of a cone-beam micro-CT system. Medical Physics 36(1):48-58, Jan 2009. PMCID2663400; PMID: 19235373. www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2663400
  13. Ionita CN, Wang W, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Assessment of contrast flow modification in aneurysms treated with closed-cell, self-expanding asymmetric vascular stents (SAVS). SPIE vol. 7626, 2010. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2010: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego CA, paper 7626-17, 76260I:1-12. www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=3021376
  14. Wang W, Ionita CN, Keleshis C, Kuhls-Gilcrist A, Jain A, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Progress in the Development of a new Angiography Suite including the High Resolution Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope (MAF), a Control, Acquisition, Processing, and Image Display System (CAPIDS), and a New Detector Changer Integrated into a Commercial C-Arm Angiography Unit to Enable Clinical Use. SPIE vol. 7622, 2010, #200. www.nihms.nih.gov/pmc/articlerender.fcgi?artid=237867; Received Honorable Mention Award.
  15. Panse A, Ionita CN, Wang W, Jain A, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: The Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope (MAF) in High Definition (HD) Mode for Improved Contrast-to-Noise Ratio and Resolution in Fluoroscopy and Roadmapping. 2010 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, Oct 30 – Nov 6, 2010, Knoxville, TN, paper M18-204, NSS Conference Record, p. 3217-3220. NIHMSID 303301 www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=3137370
  16. Ionita CN, Natarajan SK, Wang W, Hopkins LN, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Evaluation of a Second-Generation Self-Expanding Variable Porosity Flow-Divertor in a Rabbit Elastase Aneurysm Model. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 32:1399-1407, Sept 2011 (epub July 14, 2011 DOI 10.3174/ajnr.A2548). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21757527
  17. Binning MJ, Orion D, Yashar P, Webb S, Ionita CN, Jain A, Rudin S, Hopkins LN, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI: The use of the Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope for coiling of intracranial aneurysms. Neurosurgery, in press. (post acceptance epub June 18, 2011 DOI 10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182299814) www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21694658