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Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses the magnetic properties of the hydrogen nucleus, radio waves and powerful magnets to provide high-quality still and cine images of the cardiovascular system, with and without the use of an exogenous contrast (gadolinium). Cardiovascular MRI (CMR) is considered the gold standard method for the three-dimensional analysis of cardiothoracic anatomy, the assessment of global and regional myocardial function, and viability imaging (late gadolinium enhancement t...

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10.1016/j.mpmed.2010.03.016

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
Role:
Author
Journal:
Medicine
Volume:
38
Issue:
7
Pages:
384-389
Publication date:
2010-07-05
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ISSN:
1357-3039
URN:
uuid:1e9713d7-cb28-4386-8562-313a3a5746fc
Source identifiers:
125304
Local pid:
pubs:125304

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