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Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a progressive disease of heart muscle that is characterized by ventricular chamber enlargement and contractile dysfunction, and DCM is the third most common cause of heart failure and the most frequent reason for heart transplantation. Cardiac MR is useful modality for the diagnosis, and to assess the degree of cardiac dysfunction, to identify the cause, and to guide treatment.
KeywordsLate Gadolinium Enhancement Aortic Valve Disease Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Diffuse Fibrosis Left Ventricle Chamber
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