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Applications of 3 Tesla CMR in acute coronary syndromes (ACS)

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Introduction: There is a pressing clinical need to treat patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) timely and efficiently in order to improve their prognosis. Standard tools available in ED, while useful, do not comprehensively characterize ACS for either diagnosis or risk stratification. The role of CMR in ACS is emerging because it allows assessment of both myocardial composition and function. Newer CMR techniques such as: a) T2 W imaging for assessing myocardial oedema and area at ris...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2016-11-15

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