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A high-resolution cardiovascular magnetic resonance diffusion tensor map from ex-vivo C57BL/6 murine hearts
Background: The complex cardiac fiber structural organization and spatial arrangement of cardiomyocytes in laminar sheetlets contributes greatly to cardiac functional and contractile ejection patterns. This study presents the first comprehensive, ultra-high resolution, fully quantitative statistical tensor map of the fixed...
On: 10/16/2014 First author: Stelios Angeli - Full article
Quantitative assessment of magnetic resonance derived myocardial perfusion measurements using advanced techniques: microsphere validation in an explanted pig heart system
Background: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) myocardial perfusion imaging has the potential to evolve into a method allowing full quantification of myocardial blood flow (MBF) in clinical routine. Multiple quantification pathways have been proposed. However at present it remains unclear which...
On: 10/14/2014 First author: Andreas Schuster - Full article
Accuracy and reproducibility of semi-automated late gadolinium enhancement quantification techniques in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Background: The presence and extent of late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) has been associated with adverse events in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Signal intensity (SI) threshold techniques are routinely employed for quantification; Full-Width at Half-Maximum (FWHM) techniques are suggested to...
On: 10/07/2014 First author: Yoko Mikami - Full article
Computed tomography angiography vs 3 T black-blood cardiovascular magnetic resonance for identification of symptomatic carotid plaques
Background: The purpose of this prospective study was to perform a head-to-head comparison of the two methods most frequently used for evaluation of carotid plaque characteristics: Multi-detector Computed Tomography Angiography (MDCTA) and black-blood 3 T-cardiovascular magnetic resonance (bb-CMR) with respect to...
On: 10/07/2014 First author: Jochen Grimm - Full article
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Discrepancies between cardiovascular magnetic resonance and Doppler echocardiography in the measurement of transvalvular gradient in aortic stenosis: the effect of flow vorticity
Garcia J, Capoulade R, Le Ven F, Gaillard E, Kadem L, Pibarot P and Larose ?
Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2013, 15:84 (20 September 2013)
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