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Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging

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MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) 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 exogenous contrast (gadolinium). Cardiovascular MRI (CMR) is 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 technique). Usi...

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10.1016/j.mpmed.2014.05.013

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Volume:
42
Pages:
461-467
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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180667
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pubs:180667
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uuid:a81801e6-2cf5-405d-91e6-4d8d5885a928
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pubs:180667
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2014-08-22

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