Ricardo C. Cury MD
Cardiologist | Interventional Cardiology8900 N. Kendall Drive Miami Florida, 33176
Ricardo C. Cury, MD, is a cardiovascular imaging specialist focusing on cardiac CT and MRI and currently serves as the Medical Director of Cardiac Imaging for Baptist Hospital of Miami and Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute. Dr. Cury formerly taught at Harvard Medical School, and has authored more than thirty published papers. He is currently an associate editor for the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography and a reviewer for several other medical journals.
Education and Training
Santos School of Medical Sciences; Sao Paulo
Faculdade De Ciencias Medicas De Santos (Unilus) MD
- Left ventricular thin-point detection using multidetector spiral computed tomography.
- Comparison of measurement of cross-sectional coronary atherosclerotic plaque and vessel areas by 16-slice multidetector computed tomography versus intravascular ultrasound.
- Calcium concentration of individual coronary calcified plaques as measured by multidetector row computed tomography.
- Comparison of the degree of coronary stenoses by multidetector computed tomography versus by quantitative coronary angiography.
- Noninvasive evaluation of cardiac veins with 16-MDCT angiography.
- Mapping epicardial fat with multi-detector computed tomography to facilitate percutaneous transepicardial arrhythmia ablation.
- Quantitative parameters of image quality in 64-slice computed tomography angiography of the coronary arteries.
- Accuracy of 16-slice multi-detector CT to quantify the degree of coronary artery stenosis: assessment of cross-sectional and longitudinal vessel reconstructions.
- Noninvasive assessment of plaque morphology and composition in culprit and stable lesions in acute coronary syndrome and stable lesions in stable angina by multidetector computed tomography.
- Delayed enhancement cardiac MR imaging in noncompaction of left ventricular myocardium.
- Delayed contrast enhancement CMR imaging in apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
- Diagnostic performance of stress perfusion and delayed-enhancement MR imaging in patients with coronary artery disease.
- Differentiation of recent and chronic myocardial infarction by cardiac computed tomography.
- Usefulness of coronary computed tomographic angiography to assess suitability for revascularization in patients with significant coronary artery disease and angina pectoris.
- Images in cardiovascular medicine. Left main coronary artery compression syndrome: evaluation with 64-slice cardiac multidetector computed tomography.
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Former Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School -
- MedImagem-Beneficencia Portuguesa Hospital; Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Santos School of Medical Sciences; Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professional Society Memberships
- Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, American Heart Association, Radiologic Society of North America, American College of Radiology, Brazilian Board of Radiology, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Articles and Publications
- Ricardo C. Cury, MD, is the author of more than thirty published scientific papers.
- Young Investigators Award, 2002
Hobbies / Sports
- Boating, Family Time, Traveling
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