Contrast-enhanced MR imaging of pulmonary arteries: new imaging strategies using different contrast agents

Marcus R Makowski, Andrea J Wiethoff, Vicky Parish, Aaron Bell, Rene M Botnar, Christian Jansen, Sergio Uribe, Martin Rohrer, Reza Razavi, Tobias Schaeffter, Gerald F Greil
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
doi:10.1186/1532-429x-11-s1-p63 fatcat:muiraq7lkfd7novrp54nfxz5fi