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First-pass MR imaging in the assessment of perfusion impairment in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and the Asp175Asn mutation of the alpha-tropomyosin gene.

Authors
  • Sipola, Petri
  • Lauerma, Kirsi
  • Husso-Saastamoinen, Minna
  • Kuikka, Jyrki T
  • Vanninen, Esko
  • Laitinen, Tomi
  • Manninen, Hannu
  • Niemi, Pekka
  • Peuhkurinen, Keijo
  • Jääskeläinen, Pertti
  • Laakso, Markku
  • Kuusisto, Johanna
  • Aronen, Hannu J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Radiology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2003
Volume
226
Issue
1
Pages
129–137
Identifiers
PMID: 12511681
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

First-pass MR imaging facilitates global and regional evaluation of perfusion impairment in patients with HCM. The severity of perfusion impairment is associated with the degree of LV hypertrophy.

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