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Prevalence of cardiomyopathy in asymptomatic patients with left bundle branch block referred for cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging

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The diagnostic evaluation of patients with isolated left bundle branch block (LBBB) is challenging due to limitations of several non-invasive tests. Our aim was to evaluate the diagnostic value of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in asymptomatic patients with LBBB. Sixty-one asymptomatic patients with complete LBBB who were referred for CMR from January 2005 to November 2010 were identified. 29 patients (18 men) had normal echocardiograms (echo) whereas 25 (18 men) had abnormal finding...

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10.1007/s10554-011-9931-1

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Journal:
International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging
Volume:
28
Issue:
5
Pages:
1133-1140
Publication date:
2012-06-05
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1573-0743
ISSN:
1569-5794
URN:
uuid:7ad36ae8-411f-4087-a943-832932bbea1b
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350934
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pubs:350934

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