Myra Cocker, PhD

Industry Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist


AI-based, automated chamber volumetry from gated, non-contrast CT
Jacob, AJ, Abdelkarim, O, Zook, S, Kragholm, KH, Gupta, P, Cocker, M, Giraldo, JR, Doherty, JO, Schoebinger, M, Schwemmer, C, Gulsun, MA, Rapaka, S, Sharma, P & Chang, SM 2023, , Journal of cardiovascular computed tomography, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 336-340. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcct.2023.08.001

Sex differences in machine learning computed tomography-derived fractional flow reserve
Al Rifai, M, Ahmed, AI, Han, Y, Saad, JM, Alnabelsi, T, Nabi, F, Chang, SM, Cocker, M, Schwemmer, C, Ramirez-Giraldo, JC, Zoghbi, WA, Mahmarian, JJ & Al-Mallah, MH 2022, , Scientific Reports, vol. 12, no. 1, 13861, pp. 13861. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-17875-9

Interoperator reliability of an on-site machine learning-based prototype to estimate CT angiography-derived fractional flow reserve
Han, Y, Ahmed, AI, Schwemmer, C, Cocker, M, Alnabelsi, TS, Saad, JM, Giraldo, JCR & Al-Mallah, MH 2022, , Open Heart, vol. 9, no. 1, e001951. https://doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2021-001951

Prognostic Value of Computed Tomography-Derived Fractional Flow Reserve Comparison With Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Ahmed, AI, Han, Y, Al Rifai, M, Alnabelsi, T, Nabi, F, Chang, SM, Cocker, M, Schwemmer, C, Ramirez-Giraldo, JC, Kleiman, NS, Zoghbi, WA, Mahmarian, JJ & Al-Mallah, MH 2022, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 284-295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2021.09.007

[18F]-Fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT imaging as a marker of carotid plaque inflammation: Comparison to immunohistology and relationship to acuity of events
for the Canadian Atherosclerosis Imaging Network (CAIN) - Project II 2018, , International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 271, pp. 378-386. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.05.057

[18F]-NaF PET/CT Identifies Active Calcification in Carotid Plaque
Cocker, MS, Spence, JD, Hammond, R, Wells, G, deKemp, RA, Lum, C, Adeeko, A, Yaffe, MJ, Leung, E, Hill, A, Nagpal, S, Stotts, G, Alturkustani, M, Hammond, L, DaSilva, J, Hadizad, T, Tardif, JC & Beanlands, RSB 2017, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 486-488. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.03.005

A single slice measure of epicardial adipose tissue can serve as an indirect measure of total epicardial adipose tissue burden and is associated with obstructive coronary artery disease
Tran, T, Small, G, Cocker, M, Yam, Y & Chow, BJW 2014, , European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 423-430. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jet175

Cardiac PET: Metabolic and functional imaging of the myocardium
Mc Ardle, B, Dowsley, TF, Cocker, MS, Ohira, H, Dekemp, RA, Dasilva, J, Ruddy, TD, Chow, BJ & Beanlands, RS 2013, , Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 434-448. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.semnuclmed.2013.06.001

Predictive value of cardiac computed tomography and the impact of renal function on all cause mortality (from coronary computed tomography angiography evaluation for clinical outcomes)
Dwivedi, G, Cocker, M, Yam, Y, Achenbach, S, Al-Mallah, M, Berman, DS, Budoff, MJ, Cademartiri, F, Callister, TQ, Chang, HJ, Cheng, V, Chinnaiyan, KM, Delago, A, Dunning, AM, Hadamitzky, M, Hausleiter, J, Kaufmann, PA, Labounty, TM, Lin, F, Maffei, E, Raff, GL, Shaw, LJ, Villines, TC, Min, JK & Chow, BJW 2013, , American Journal of Cardiology, vol. 111, no. 11, pp. 1563-1569. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.02.004

Detection of papillary muscle infarction by late gadolinium enhancement: Incremental value of short-inversion time vs. standard imaging
Aldrovandi, A, De Ridder, SPJ, Strohm, O, Cocker, M, Sandonato, R & Friedrich, MG 2013, , European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 495-499. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jes210

The role of F18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in guiding diagnosis and management in patients with known or suspected cardiac sarcoidosis
Mc Ardle, BA, Leung, E, Ohira, H, Cocker, MS, Dekemp, RA, Dasilva, J, Birnie, D, Beanlands, RS & Nery, PB 2013, , Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 297-306. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12350-012-9668-9

Current and future clinical applications of cardiac positron emission tomography
Ohira, H, Ardle, BM, Cocker, MS, deKemp, RA, DaSilva, JN & Beanlands, RS 2013, , Circulation Journal, vol. 77, no. 4, pp. 836-848. https://doi.org/10.1253/circj.CJ-13-0213

Imaging atherosclerosis with hybrid [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging: What Leonardo da Vinci could not see
Cocker, MS, Mc Ardle, B, Spence, JD, Lum, C, Hammond, RR, Ongaro, DC, McDonald, MA, Dekemp, RA, Tardif, JC & Beanlands, RSB 2012, , Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 1211-1225. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12350-012-9631-9

Identifying high-risk asymptomatic carotid stenosis
Bogiatzi, C, Cocker, MS, Beanlands, R & Spence, JD 2012, , Expert Opinion on Medical Diagnostics, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 139-151. https://doi.org/10.1517/17530059.2012.662954

Stress-induced cardiomyopathy: A syndrome of the susceptible patient?
Friedrich, MG & Cocker, MS 2012, , Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 271-273. https://doi.org/10.1586/erc.12.9

A New approach towards improved visualization of myocardial edema using T2-weighted imaging: A cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) study
Cocker, MS, Shea, SM, Strohm, O, Green, J, Abdel-Aty, H & Friedrich, MG 2011, , Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 286-292. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmri.22622

Development of myocardial edema following acute bouts of intense physical exertion in healthy active men: a Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) study
Cocker, MS, Haykowsky, MJ & Friedrich, MG 2011, , Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, vol. 13, no. S1, O111. https://doi.org/10.1186/1532-429X-13-S1-O111

Comparison of long and short axis quantification of left ventricular volume parameters by cardiovascular magnetic resonance, with ex-vivo validation
Childs, H, Ma, L, Ma, M, Clarke, J, Cocker, M, Green, J, Strohm, O & Friedrich, MG 2011, , Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, vol. 13, no. 1, 40. https://doi.org/10.1186/1532-429X-13-40

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance of myocarditis
Cocker, M & Friedrich, MG 2010, , Current Cardiology Reports, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 82-89. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11886-009-0077-x

Age and gender effects on the extent of myocardial involvement in acute myocarditis: A cardiovascular magnetic resonance study
Cocker, MS, Abdel-Aty, H, Strohm, O & Friedrich, MG 2009, , Heart, vol. 95, no. 23, pp. 1925-1930. https://doi.org/10.1136/hrt.2008.164061