Journal Articles


Martin J, Ruthven M, Boubertakh R, Miquel ME. Realistic Dynamic Numerical Phantom for MRI of the Upper Vocal Tract Journal of Imaging; 2020, 6(9):86. open access article

Khanji MY, Stone IS, Boubertakh R, Cooper JA, Barnes NC, Petersen SE. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease as a Predictor of Cardiovascular Risk: A Case-Control Study. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; 2020, 17:81-89.


Ruthven M, Freitas AC, Boubertakh B, Miquel ME. Application of radial GRAPPA techniques to single- and multi-slice dynamic speech MRI. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine; 2019, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.27779.

Captur G, Lobascio I, Ye Y, Culotta V,Boubertakh R , Xue H, Kellman P, Moon JC. Motion-corrected free-breathing LGE delivers high quality imaging and reduces scan time by half: an independent validation study. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging; 2019 May 18. doi: 10.1007/s10554-019-01620-x.

Camaioni C, Knott KD, Augusto JB, Seraphim A, Rosmini S, Ricci F, Boubertakh R, Xue H, Hughes R, Captur G, Lopes LR. Inline perfusion mapping provides insights into the disease mechanism in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Heart; 2019, DOI:10.1136/heartjnl-2019-315848.

Bhuva AN, Feuchter P, Hawkins A, Cash L, Boubertakh R, Evanson J, Schilling R, Lowe M, Moon JC, Manisty CH. MRI for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices: simplifying complexity with a 'one-stop' service model. BMJ Qual Saf; 2019 Feb 13, doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2018-009079.

Bhuva AN, Kellman P, Graham A, Ramlall M, Boubertakh R, Feuchter P, Hawkins A, Lowe M, Lambiase PD, Sekhri N, Schilling RJ, Moon JC, Manisty CH.Clinical impact of cardiovascular magnetic resonance with optimized myocardial scar detection in patients with cardiac implantable devices. Int J Cardiol;2019, 279:72-78. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.01.005.

Bhuva AN, D’Silva A, Torlasco C, Nadarajan N, Jones S, Boubertakh R, Van Zalen J, Scully P, Knott K, Benedetti G, Augusto JB (2019) Non-invasive assessment of ventriculo-arterial coupling using aortic wave intensity analysis combining central blood pressure and phase-contrast cardiovascular magnetic resonance. European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging European, DOI:10.1093/ehjci/jez227.

Parsai A, Miquel ME, Jan H, Kastler A, Szyszko, Zerizer I. Improving liver lesion characterisation using retrospective fusion of FDG PET/CT and MRI. Clinical Imaging; 2019,

Ricci F, Aung N, Thomson R, Boubertakh R, Camaioni C, Doimo S, Sanghvi MM, Fung K, Khanji MY, Lee A, Malcolmson J. Pulmonary blood volume index as a quantitative biomarker of haemodynamic congestion in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging; 2019, 20(12):1368-76.

Khanji MY, Balawon A, Boubertakh R, Hofstra L, Narula J, Hunink M, Pugliese F, Petersen SE (2019) Personalized E-coaching in cardiovascular risk reduction: a randomized controlled trial. Annals of Global Health; 2019, 85(1): 107, 1–10. DOI:

Bhuva AN, Treibel TA, De Marvao A, Biffi C, Dawes TJ, Doumou G, Bai W, Patel K, Boubertakh R, Rueckert D, O’Regan DP (2019) Sex and regional differences in myocardial plasticity in aortic stenosis are revealed by 3D model machine learning. European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging; 2019, 1–11, doi:10.1093/ehjci/jez166


Menacho K, Ramirez S, Segura P, Sabrina Nordin S, Abdel-Gadir A,Illatopa V, Bhuva A, Benedetti G, Boubertakh R, Abad P, Rodriguez B, Felix Medina F, Thomas Treibel T, Westwood M, Fernandes J, Walker JM, Litt H, Moon JC. INCA (Peru) Study: Impact of Non-Invasive Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Assessment in the Developing World. Journal of the American Heart Association; 2018,7:e008981. open access article

Schmierer K, Miquel ME. Magnetic resonance imaging correlates of neuro-axonal pathology in the MS spinal cord. Brain Pathology; 2018, 28:765–772open acces article

Freitas AC, Ruthven M, Boubertakh R, Miquel ME. Real-time speech MRI: Commercial Cartesian and non-Cartesian sequences at 3T and feasibility of offline TGV reconstruction to visualise velopharyngeal motion. European Journal of Medical Physics – Medica Physica; 2018, 46:96-103. pre-print

Schmierer K, McDowell A, Petrova N, Carassiti D, Thomas DL, Miquel ME. Quantifying multiple sclerosis pathology in post mortem spinal cord using MRI. NeuroImage; 2018, 182:251-258. open access article

Barnes A, Alonzi R, Blackledge M, Charles-Edwards G, Collins D, Cook G, Coutts G, Goh V, Graves M, Kelly C, Koh DM, McCallum H, Miquel ME, O’Connor J, Padhani A, Pearson R, Priest A, Rockall A, Stirling J, Taylor S, Tinariu N, Vandermeulen J, Walls D, Winfield J, Punwani S. UK Quantitative WB-DWI Technical Workgroup: Consensus meeting recommendations on optimisation, quality control, processing and analysis of quantitative whole-body diffusion weighted imaging for cancer. British Journal of Radiology; 2018, 91: 20170577. open access article


Almutairi HM, Boubertakh R, Miquel ME, Petersen SE. Myocardial deformation assessment using cardiovascular magnetic resonance-feature tracking technique. British Journal of Radiology; 2017, doi:10.1259/bjr.20170072. open access article

Jafar M, Jafar YM, Dean C, Miquel ME. Assessment of Geometric Distortion in Six Clinical Scanners Using a 3D-Printed Grid Phantom. Journal of Imaging; 2017, 3:28, doi:10.3390/jimaging3030028. open access article

Carey D, Miquel ME, Evans BG, Adank P, McGettigan C. Functional brain outcomes of L2 speech learning emerge during sensorimotor transformation. NeuroImage; 2017, 159:18-31. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.06.053. open access article

Carey D, Miquel ME, Evans BG, Adank P, McGettigan C. Vocal tract images reveal neural representations of sensorimotor transformation during speech imitation. Cerebral Cortex; 2017, 27:3064–3079. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhx056. open access article

Campion T, Smith RJP, Altmann DR, Brito GC, Turner BP, Evanson J, George IC, Sati P, Reich DS, Miquel ME, Schmierer K. FLAIR* to visualize veins in white matter lesions: A new tool for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis? European Radiology; 2017, 27: 4257–4263. doi: 10.1007/s00330-017-4822-z. open access article

Hosking A, Koulouroudias M, Zemrak F, Moon JC, Rossi A, Lee A, Barnes MR, Boubertakh R, Pugliese F, Manisty C, Petersen SE (2016) Evaluation of splenic switch off in a tertiary imaging centre: validation and assessment of utility. European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging; 2017, 8:1216-1221. doi:10.1093/ehjci/jew205.


Captur G, Gatehouse P, Keenan KE, Heslinga FG, Bruehl R, Prothmann M, Graves MJ, Eames RJ, Torlasco C, Benedetti G, Donovan J, Ittermann B, Boubertakh R, Bathgate A, Royet C, Pang W, Nezafat R, Salerno M, Kellman P, Moon JC. A medical device-grade T1 and ECV phantom for global T1 mapping quality assurance—the T1 Mapping and ECV Standardization in cardiovascular magnetic resonance (T1MES) program. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance; 2016, 18:58. doi: 10.1186/s12968-016-0280-z. open access article

Freitas AC, Wylezinska M, Birch MJ, Petersen SE, Miquel ME. Comparison of Cartesian and non-Cartesian real-time MRI sequences at 1.5T to assess velar motion and velopharyngeal closure during speech. PLOS ONE; 2016, doi: journal.pone.0153322. open access article

Lingala SG, Sutton BP, Miquel ME, Nayak KS. Recommendations for real-time speech MRI. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging; 2016, 43:28-44. doi: 10.1002/jmri.24997. full text

Jafar MM, Reeves J, Ruthven M, Dean C, MacDougall ND, Tucker AT, Miquel ME. Assessment of a carbon fibre MRI flatbed insert for radiotherapy treatment planning. British Journal of Radiology; 2016,89: 20160108. doi: full text

Petersen SE, Matthews PM, Francis JM, Robson MD, Zemrak F, Boubertakh R, Young AA, Hudson S, Weale P, Garratt S, Collins R, Piechnik S, Neubauer S (2016) UK Biobank’s cardiovascular magnetic resonance protocol. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance; 2016, 18:8, DOI: 10.1186/s12968-016-0227-4. open access article

Stone IS, Barnes NC, James W-Y, Midwinter D, Boubertakh R, Follows R, John L, Petersen SE. Lung Deflation and Cardiovascular Structure and Function in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. A Randomized Controlled Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; 2016, 193:717-726, doi: 10.1164/rccm.201508-1647O

Jafar MM, Parsai A, Miquel ME. Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in cancer: Reported apparent diffusion coefficient, in-vitro and in-vivo reproducibility. World Journal of Radiology 2016; 8:21-49. open access article


Wylezinska M, Pinkstone M, Hay N, Scott AD, Birch MJ, Miquel ME. Impact of orthodontic appliances on the quality of craniofacial anatomical magnetic resonance imaging and real-time speech imaging. European Journal of Orthodontics; 2015, 37:610-617, doi:10.1093/ejo/cju103.

Miquel ME, Freitas A, Wylezinska M. Evaluating velopharyngeal closure with real-time MRI. Pediatric Radiology; 2015, 45:941-942.

Parsai M, Zerizer I, Roche O, Gkoutzios P, Miquel ME. Assessment of Diffusion Weighted Imaging for characterizing focal liver lesions. Clinical Imaging; 2015, 39:278-284.


Tang Y, Bernardin L, Booth TC, Miquel ME, Dilks P, Sahdev A, Rockall AG. Use of an internal reference in semi-quantitative dynamic contrast enhanced MRI (DCE MRI) of indeterminate adnexal masses. British Journal of Radiology; 2014, 87:20130730. full text

Scott AD, Wylezinska M, Birch MJ, Miquel ME. Speech MRI: Morphology and Function. European Journal of Medical Physics – Medica Physica ; 2014, 6:604-618.

Bharwani N, Miquel ME, Powles T, Dilks P, Shawyer A, Sahdev A, Wilson PD, Chowdhury S, Berney DM, Rockall AG. Diffusion-weighted and multiphase contrast-enhanced MRI as surrogate markers of response to neoadjuvant sunitinib in metastatic renal cell carcinoma. British Journal of Cancer; 2014, 110:616-624. full text

Petersen SE, Almeida AG, Alpendurada F, Boubertakh R, Bucciarelli-Ducci C, Cosyns B, Stefanidis AS, Tann O, Westwood M, Plein S. Education Committee of European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging Association (EACVI). Update of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) Core Syllabus for the European Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Certification Exam. European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging; 2014,15:728-729.

Lavdas I, Miquel ME, McRobbie DW, Aboagye EO. Comparison between diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) at 1.5T and 3T: A phantom study. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging; 2014, 40:682-690.


Malcolme-Lawes LC, Juli C, Karim R, Bai W, Quest R, Lim PB, Jamil-Copley S, Kojodjojo P, Ariff B, Davies DW, Rueckert D, Francis DP, Hunter R, Jones D, Boubertakh R, Petersen SE, Schilling R, Kanagaratnam P, Peters NS. Automated analysis of atrial late gadolinium enhancement imaging that correlates with endocardial voltage and clinical outcomes: A 2-center study. Heart Rhythm; 2013, 10:1184–1191.

Ceelen F, Hunter RJ, Boubertakh R, Sommer WH, Armbruster M, Schilling RJ, Petersen SE. (2013). Effect of atrial fibrillation ablation on myocardial function: insights from cardiac magnetic resonance feature tracking analysis. The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging; 2013, 29:1807-1817. full text

Scott AD, Boubertakh R, Birch MJ, Miquel ME. Adaptive averaging applied to dynamic imaging of the soft palate Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2013; 70:865-874.

Hunter RJ, Jones DA, Boubertakh R, Malcolme-Lawes LC, Kanagaratnam P, Juli CF, Davies DW, Peters NS, Baker V, Earley MJ, Sporton S, Davies LC, Westwood M, Petersen SE, Schilling RJ. Diagnostic accuracy of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in the detection and characterization of left atrial catheter ablation lesions: a multicenter experience. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology; 2013, 24:396-403.

Miquel ME, Blackall JM, S Uribe S, Hawkes DJ, Schaeffter T. Patient-specific respiratory models using dynamic 3D MRI: Preliminary volunteer results. Physica Medica; 2013, 39:214-220.


Miquel ME, Scott AD, McDougall ND, Boubertakh R, Bharwani N, Rockall. In-vitro and in-vivo repeatability of abdominal diffusion weighted MRI. British Journal of Radiology; 2012, 85:1507-1512. full text

Scott AD, Boubertakh R, Birch MJ, Miquel ME. Towards clinical assessment of velopharyngeal closure using MRI: Evaluation of real-time MRI sequences at 1.5T and 3T. British Journal of Radiology; 2012, 85:e1083-e1092. full text

Srodon P, Miquel M, Birch M. Finite element analysis simulation of velopharyngeal closure. Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal; 2012, 49: 44-50.

Bernardin L, Dilks P, Liyanage S, Miquel ME, Sahdev A, Rockall A. Effectiveness of semi-quantitative dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI as a predictor of malignancy in complex adnexal masses; radiologic and pathologic correlation. European Radiology; 2012, 22:880-890.


Bharwani N, Miquel ME, Sahdev A, Narayanan P, Malietzis G, Reznek RH, Rockall AG. Diffusion-weighted imaging in the assessment of tumour grade in endometrial cancer. British Journal of Radiology; 2011, 84:997-1004. full text

Burchell TR, Boubertakh R, Mohiddin S, Miquel ME, Westwood MA, Mathur A, Davies CL. Adenosine stress perfusion cardiac MRI: Improving image quality using a 32-channel surface coil. Open Journal of Medical Imaging; 2011, 1:21-25. open access article