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[(23)sodium MRI for infarct imaging of the human heart]

Abstract:

PURPOSE: Sodium is elevated in acute/subacute myocardial infarction due to three distinct mechanisms: Breakdown of ion homeostasis with accumulation of intracellular sodium, extracellular edema formation and, during scar formation, increase of extracellular vs. intracellular space as cardiomyocytes are replaced by connective tissue. 23Na MRI has previously been shown to have the potential to demonstrate myocardial infarction in an animal model. Aim of this study was, therefore, to demonstrate...

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10.1055/s-2000-7229

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Sandstede, J More by this author
Bäurle, K More by this author
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Journal:
RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin
Volume:
172
Issue:
9
Pages:
739-743
Publication date:
2000-09-05
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EISSN:
1438-9010
ISSN:
1438-9029
URN:
uuid:299c8f6f-e84c-452b-bd47-335578b9e9e7
Source identifiers:
162319
Local pid:
pubs:162319

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