ECG-MRI based Localization of Myocardial Infarction

  • Henrik Engblom
  • Olle Pahlm
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has emerged in the last decade as an important method for characterizing various aspects of cardiac anatomy, patho-anatomy, pathophysiology, and function. Measurements of flow parameters, left ventricular function, and grade of valvular regurgitation have been validated and proved to serve as excellent gold standards compared to simpler, established techniques, such as echocardiography, thermodilution measurements, and electrocardiography [1].


Myocardial Infarct Size Infarct Transmurality Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease Extracellular Contrast Agent Delay Enhancement Magnetic Resonance Imaging 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henrik Engblom
    • 1
  • Olle Pahlm
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical PhysiologyUniversity HospitalLundSweden

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