The role of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of non-ischemic cardiomyopathy.
King Abdul-Aziz Cardiac Center, King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Department Mail Code 1413, P.O. Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. [email protected]
- Published Article
Heart failure reviews
- Publication Date
Jul 01, 2011
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) plays an increasing role in the assessment of patients with various cardiovascular disorders. Given its enhanced spatial resolution, improved tissue characterization, and lack of ionizing radiation, it has become the test of choice in the evaluation of patients with new-onset cardiomyopathy of unknown etiology. In this paper, we will review the role of CMR in the evaluation of patients with various types of non-ischemic cardiomyopathy.
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