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Consultant Radiologist, Dr Ben Ariff

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Dr Ben Ariff, Consultant Radiologist

Specialist Details
Full name

Dr Ben Ariff




Consultant Radiologist



Site specialisation

Cardiovascular MR

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Cardiovascular MR and cardiac CT.

Background Information

Dr Ben Ariff is a consultant radiologist working at Imperial College NHS Trust, London and subspecialising in cardiac CT and cardiovascular MR, working within a multidisciplinary tertiary environment. 
He is level 3 accredited in cardiac CT (SCCT/BSCI) and CMR (SCMR); was an ESOR cardiac imaging fellow at Leiden University and has extensive experience in clinical pharmacology and general internal medicine, working at the International Centre of Circulatory Health and St Mary's Hospital, having obtained CCT. 
He was awarded a PhD for his work focusing on carotid artery remodelling and the local haemodynamics using computational fluid dynamics with novel imaging techniques.

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Additional Career Information
Year qualified


NHS hospitals

Imperial College

Research interests
Key published papers

O'Regan DP, Ariff B, Baksi AJ, Gordon F, Durighel G, Cook SA Salvage assessment with cardiac MRI following acute myocardial infarction underestimates potential for recovery of systolic strain. Eur Radiol. 2012 
O'Regan DP, Ariff B et al. Assessment of severe reperfusion injury with T2* cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Heart. 2010 Dec;96(23):1885-91. 
Ariff B et al Use of magnetic resonance imaging computation fluid dynamics to compare the effects of amlodipine and lisinopril on carotid artery haemodynamics Radiology. 2010 Dec;257(3):662-9. 
Ariff B et al Candesartan- and atenolol-based treatments induce different patterns of carotid artery and left ventricular remodelling in hypertension. Stroke 2006; 37:2381. 
Glor FP, Ariff B et al Operator dependence of 3-D ultrasound-based computational fluid dynamics for the carotid bifurcation. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2005 Apr;24(4):451-6. 


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