Diagnostic accuracy of half-contrast dose bSSFP vs full-contrast dose hEPI MR perfusion imaging in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease

Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci, Peter Gatehouse, Rory O'Hanlon, Jonathan Lyne, Agata Grasso, Joanna Petryka, Ricardo Wage, Winston Banya, Sanjay Prasad, David Firmin, Dudley Pennell
2009 Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance  
Myocardial siderosis is the main cause of morbidity and mortality in thalassaemia major. In the United Kingdom approximately 50% of patients die before reaching 35 years. The cardiomyopathy is reversible if chelation is commenced early but diagnosis is often delayed due to the late onset of symptoms. T2* CMR can now assess cardiac iron O3 Sub-clinical systolic dysfunction with persistent myocardial edema and inflammation in elite high-endurance athletes with common colds: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study
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