Bob Hu

Consulting Professor, Electrical Engineering

Professional Education

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (06/90) CA

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (06/87) CA

Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (07/85) CA

Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (6/1/84) CA

Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (1989)

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1988)

Off-resonance-robust velocity-selective magnetization preparation for non-contrast-enhanced peripheral MR angiography.
Shin, T., Hu, B. S., & Nishimura, D. G. (2013). Off-resonance-robust velocity-selective magnetization preparation for non-contrast-enhanced peripheral MR angiography. Magnetic resonance in medicine , 70(5), 1229-1240.

In Vivo High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Skin Imaging at 1.5 T and 3 T
Barral, J. K., Bangerter, N. K., Hu, B. S., & Nishimura, D. G. (2010). In Vivo High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Skin Imaging at 1.5 T and 3 T. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 63(3), 790-796.

Single breath-hold whole-heart MRA using variable-density spirals at 3T
Santos, J. M., Cunningham, C. H., Lustig, M., Hargreaves, B. A., Hu, B. S., & Pauly, J. M. (2006). Single breath-hold whole-heart MRA using variable-density spirals at 3T. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 55(2), 371-379.

Real-time color-flow CMR in adults with congenital heart disease
de la Pena, E., Nguyen, P. K., Nayak, K. S., Yang, P. C., Rosenthal, D. N., & McConnell, M. V. (2006). Real-time color-flow CMR in adults with congenital heart disease. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE, 8(6), 809-815.

High-resolution real-time spiral MRI for guiding vascular interventions in a rabbit model at 1.5 T.
Terashima, M., Hyon, Ms., de la Pena-Almaguer, E., Yang, P. C., Hu, B. S., & McConnell, M. V. (2005). High-resolution real-time spiral MRI for guiding vascular interventions in a rabbit model at 1.5 T. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, 22(5), 687-690.

Variable-density one-shot Fourier velocity encoding
DiCarlo, J. C., Hargreaves, B. A., Nayak, K. S., Hu, B. S., Pauly, J. M., & Nishimura, D. G. (2005). Variable-density one-shot Fourier velocity encoding. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 54(3), 645-655.

Spiral balanced steady-state free precession cardiac imaging
Nayak, K. S., Hargreaves, B. A., Hu, B. S., Nishimura, D. G., Pauly, J. M., & Meyer, C. H. (2005). Spiral balanced steady-state free precession cardiac imaging. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 53(6), 1468-1473.

Noninvasive assessment of coronary vasodilation using magnetic resonance angiography
Terashima, M., Meyer, C. H., Keeffe, B. G., Putz, E. J., De La Pena-Almaguer, E., & McConnell, M. V. (2005). Noninvasive assessment of coronary vasodilation using magnetic resonance angiography. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 45(1), 104-110.

Developmental endothelial locus-1 (Del-1), a novel angiogenic protein - Its role in ischemia
Ho, H. Kv., Jang, J. J., Kaji, S., Spektor, G., Fong, A., & Cooke, J. P. (2004). Developmental endothelial locus-1 (Del-1), a novel angiogenic protein - Its role in ischemia. CIRCULATION, 109(10), 1314-1319.

Dynamic real-time architecture in magnetic resonance coronary angiography-a prospective clinical trial
Yang, P. C., Santos, J. M., Nguyen, P. K., Scott, G. C., Engvall, J., & Hu, B. S. (2004). Dynamic real-time architecture in magnetic resonance coronary angiography-a prospective clinical trial. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE, 6(4), 885-894.

Fast 3D imaging using variable-density spiral trajectories with applications to limb perfusion
Lee, J. H., Hargreaves, B. A., Hu, B. S., & Nishimura, D. G. (2003). Fast 3D imaging using variable-density spiral trajectories with applications to limb perfusion. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 50(6), 1276-1285.

Steady-state sequence synthesis and its application to efficient fat-suppressed imaging
Overall, W. R., Nishimura, D. G., & Hu, B. S. (2003). Steady-state sequence synthesis and its application to efficient fat-suppressed imaging. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 50(3), 550-559.

Rapid quantitation of high-speed flow jets
Nayak, K. S., Hu, B. S., & Nishimura, D. G. (2003). Rapid quantitation of high-speed flow jets. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 50(2), 366-372.

Fat-suppressed steady-state free precession imaging using phase detection
Hargreaves, B. A., Vasanawala, S. S., Nayak, K. S., Hu, B. S., & Nishimura, D. G. (2003). Fat-suppressed steady-state free precession imaging using phase detection. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 50(1), 210-213.

Spiral magnetic resonance coronary angiography with rapid real-time localization
Yang, P. C., Meyer, C. H., Terashima, M., Kaji, S., McConnell, M. V., & Hu, B. S. (2003). Spiral magnetic resonance coronary angiography with rapid real-time localization. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 41(7), 1134-1141.

Triggered real-time MRI and cardiac applications
Nayak, K. S., & Hu, B. S. (2003). Triggered real-time MRI and cardiac applications. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 49(1), 188-192.

Magnetic resonance coronary angiography.
Yang, P. C., McConnell, M. V., Nishimura, D. G., & Hu, B. S. (2003). Magnetic resonance coronary angiography. Current cardiology reports, 5(1), 55-62.

Fast phase-contrast velocity measurement in the steady state
Overall, W. R., Nishimura, D. G., & Hu, B. S. (2002). Fast phase-contrast velocity measurement in the steady state. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 48(5), 890-898.

Oscillating dual-equilibrium steady-state angiography
Overall, W. R., Conolly, S. M., Nishimura, D. G., & Hu, B. S. (2002). Oscillating dual-equilibrium steady-state angiography. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 47(3), 513-522.

In vivo real-time intravascular MRI
Rivas, P. A., Nayak, K. S., Scott, G. C., McConnell, M. V., Kerr, A. B., & Hu, B. S. (2002). In vivo real-time intravascular MRI. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE, 4(2), 223-232.

Rapid assessment of cardiac anatomy and function with a new hand-carried ultrasound device (OptiGo): a comparison with standard echocardiography.
Rugolotto, M., Hu, B. S., Liang, D. H., & Schnittger, I. (2001). Rapid assessment of cardiac anatomy and function with a new hand-carried ultrasound device (OptiGo): a comparison with standard echocardiography. European journal of echocardiography , 2(4), 262-269.

Real-time interactive coronary MRA
Nayak, K. S., Pauly, J. M., Yang, P. C., Hu, B. S., Meyer, C. H., & Nishimura, D. G. (2001). Real-time interactive coronary MRA. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 46(3), 430-435.

Rapid evaluation of left ventricular volume and mass without breath-holding using real-time interactive cardiac magnetic resonance imaging system
Kaji, S., Yang, P. C., Kerr, A. B., Tang, W. Hw., Meyer, C. H., & Hu, B. S. (2001). Rapid evaluation of left ventricular volume and mass without breath-holding using real-time interactive cardiac magnetic resonance imaging system. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 38(2), 527-533.

Real-time black-blood MRI using spatial presaturation
Nayak, K. S., Rivas, P. A., Pauly, J. M., Scott, G. C., Kerr, A. B., & Nishimura, D. G. (2001). Real-time black-blood MRI using spatial presaturation. JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, 13(5), 807-812.

Rapid ventricular assessment using real-time interactive multislice MRI
Nayak, K. S., Pauly, J. M., Nishimura, D. G., & Hu, B. S. (2001). Rapid ventricular assessment using real-time interactive multislice MRI. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 45(3), 371-375.

Real-time color flow MRI
Nayak, K. S., Pauly, J. M., Kerr, A. B., Hu, B. S., & Nishimura, D. G. (2000). Real-time color flow MRI. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 43(2), 251-258.

The real-time interactive 3-D-DVA for robust coronary MRA
Sachs, T. S., Meyer, C. H., Pauly, J. M., Hu, B. S., Nishimura, D. G., & Macovski, A. (2000). The real-time interactive 3-D-DVA for robust coronary MRA. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MEDICAL IMAGING, 19(2), 73-79.

High-resolution three-dimensional in vivo imaging of atherosclerotic plaque
Luk-Pat, G. T., Gold, G. E., Olcott, E. W., Hu, B. S., & Nishimura, D. G. (1999). High-resolution three-dimensional in vivo imaging of atherosclerotic plaque. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 42(4), 762-771.

New real-time interactive cardiac magnetic resonance imaging system complements echocardiography
Yang, P. C., Kerr, A. B., Liu, A. C., Liang, D. H., Hardy, C., & Hu, B. S. (1998). New real-time interactive cardiac magnetic resonance imaging system complements echocardiography. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 32(7), 2049-2056.

One-shot spatially resolved velocity imaging
Pat, G. Tl., Pauly, J. M., Hu, B. S., & Nishimura, D. G. (1998). One-shot spatially resolved velocity imaging. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 40(4), 603-613.

Real-time interactive MRI on a conventional scanner
Kerr, A. B., Pauly, J. M., Hu, B. S., Li, K. C., Hardy, C. J., & Nishimura, D. G. (1997). Real-time interactive MRI on a conventional scanner. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 38(3), 355-367.

Forward-looking catheters.
Liang, D. H., & Hu, B. S. (1997). Forward-looking catheters. Seminars in interventional cardiology : SIIC, 2(1), 75-81.

A forward-viewing intravascular ultrasound catheter suitable for intracoronary use.
Liang, D. H., & Hu, B. S. (1997). A forward-viewing intravascular ultrasound catheter suitable for intracoronary use. Biomedical instrumentation & technology , 31(1), 45-53.

Accuracy of biplane and multiplane transesophageal echocardiography in diagnosis of typical acute aortic dissection and intramural hematoma
Keren, A., Kim, C. B., Hu, B. S., Eyngorina, I., Billingham, M. E., & Schnittger, I. (1996). Accuracy of biplane and multiplane transesophageal echocardiography in diagnosis of typical acute aortic dissection and intramural hematoma. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 28(3), 627-636.

THE DIMINISHING VARIANCE ALGORITHM FOR REAL-TIME REDUCTION OF MOTION ARTIFACTS IN MRI
Sachs, T. S., Meyer, C. H., Irarrazabal, P., Hu, B. S., Nishimura, D. G., & Macovski, A. (1995). THE DIMINISHING VARIANCE ALGORITHM FOR REAL-TIME REDUCTION OF MOTION ARTIFACTS IN MRI. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 34(3), 412-422.

CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY WITH MAGNETIZATION-PREPARED T-2 CONTRAST
Brittain, J. H., Hu, B. S., Wright, G. A., Meyer, C. H., Macovski, A., & Nishimura, D. G. (1995). CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY WITH MAGNETIZATION-PREPARED T-2 CONTRAST. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 33(5), 689-696.

REAL-TIME MOTION DETECTION IN SPIRAL MRI USING NAVIGATORS
Sachs, T. S., Meyer, C. H., Hu, B. S., Kohli, J., Nishimura, D. G., & Macovski, A. (1994). REAL-TIME MOTION DETECTION IN SPIRAL MRI USING NAVIGATORS. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 32(5), 639-645.

LOCALIZED REAL-TIME VELOCITY SPECTRA DETERMINATION
Hu, B. S., Pauly, J. M., & Nishimura, D. G. (1993). LOCALIZED REAL-TIME VELOCITY SPECTRA DETERMINATION. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 30(3), 393-398.

SPATIALLY-RESOLVED AND LOCALIZED REAL-TIME VELOCITY DISTRIBUTION
Irarrazabal, P., Hu, B. S., Pauly, J. M., & Nishimura, D. G. (1993). SPATIALLY-RESOLVED AND LOCALIZED REAL-TIME VELOCITY DISTRIBUTION. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 30(2), 207-212.

PULSED MAGNETIZATION TRANSFER SPIN-ECHO MR-IMAGING
Pike, G. B., Glover, G. H., Hu, B. S., & Enzmann, D. R. (1993). PULSED MAGNETIZATION TRANSFER SPIN-ECHO MR-IMAGING. JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, 3(3), 531-539.

A 3-DIMENSIONAL SPIN-ECHO OR INVERSION PULSE
Pauly, J. M., Hu, B. S., Wang, S. J., Nishimura, D. G., & Macovski, A. (1993). A 3-DIMENSIONAL SPIN-ECHO OR INVERSION PULSE. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 29(1), 2-6.

FAST SPIRAL CORONARY-ARTERY IMAGING
Meyer, C. H., Hu, B. S., Nishimura, D. G., & Macovski, A. (1992). FAST SPIRAL CORONARY-ARTERY IMAGING. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 28(2), 202-213.

PULSED SATURATION TRANSFER CONTRAST
Hu, B. S., Conolly, S. M., Wright, G. A., Nishimura, D. G., & Macovski, A. (1992). PULSED SATURATION TRANSFER CONTRAST. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 26(2), 231-240.

MAGNETIZATION TRANSFER TIME-OF-FLIGHT MAGNETIC-RESONANCE ANGIOGRAPHY
Pike, G. B., Hu, B. S., Glover, G. H., & Enzmann, D. R. (1992). MAGNETIZATION TRANSFER TIME-OF-FLIGHT MAGNETIC-RESONANCE ANGIOGRAPHY. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 25(2), 372-379.

ESTIMATING OXYGEN-SATURATION OF BLOOD INVIVO WITH MR IMAGING AT 1.5T
Wright, G. A., Hu, B. S., & Macovski, A. (1991). ESTIMATING OXYGEN-SATURATION OF BLOOD INVIVO WITH MR IMAGING AT 1.5T. JMRI-JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, 1(3), 275-283.

CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY USING FAST SELECTIVE INVERSION RECOVERY
Wang, S. J., Hu, B. S., Macovski, A., & Nishimura, D. G. (1991). CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY USING FAST SELECTIVE INVERSION RECOVERY. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 18(2), 417-423.