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The potential additional diagnostic value of assessing for pericardial effusion on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in patients with suspected myocarditis.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging
2047-2412
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Volume
15
Issue
6
Pages
643–650
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ehjci/jet267
PMID: 24378485
Source
Medline
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Abstract

The finding of PE in unselected patients with suspected AMC or CMC is not specific to myocarditis. Therefore, with the currently applied criteria and methods, assessment of PE does not improve the diagnostic performance of CMR in this patient cohort.

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