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Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • Prabhakar Rajiah
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Abstract

There is a broad spectrum of disease processes that affect the right ventricle. Multiple imaging modalities are available in the evaluation of the right ventricle. MRI plays a comprehensive role in the evaluation of right ventricular pathology and provides unique insights into the morphology and pathophysiology as well as accurate quantification of several parameters including volumes and function. In this chapter, we review the comprehensive role of MRI in the evaluation of right ventricle, including sequences, protocol and imaging appearances of common entities.

Keywords

MRI Imaging Right ventricle ARVD Congenital Tumor Cardiomyopathy Infarction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Prabhakar Rajiah
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Cardiothoracic ImagingUT Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA

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