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The role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in heart failure.

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Noninvasive imaging plays a central role in the diagnosis of heart failure, assessment of prognosis, and monitoring of therapy. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) offers a comprehensive assessment of heart failure patients and is now the gold standard imaging technique to assess myocardial anatomy, regional and global function, and viability. Furthermore, it allows assessment of perfusion and acute tissue injury (edema and necrosis), whereas in nonischemic heart failure, fibrosis, infilt...

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10.1016/j.jacc.2009.04.094

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Journal:
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Volume:
54
Issue:
15
Pages:
1407-1424
Publication date:
2009-10-05
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EISSN:
1558-3597
ISSN:
0735-1097
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uuid:a0f74b11-38ff-4baa-ab8b-b67a3ede8fc0
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104888
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pubs:104888

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