Fractal analysis of left ventricular trabeculations is associated with impaired myocardial deformation in healthy Chinese
Left ventricular (LV) non-compaction (LVNC) is defined by extreme LV trabeculation, but is measured variably. Here we examined the relationship between quantitative measurement in LV trabeculation and myocardi... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - December 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Jiashen Cai, Jennifer Ann Bryant, Thu-Thao Le, Boyang Su, Antonio de Marvao, Declan P. O ’Regan, Stuart A. Cook and Calvin Woon-Loong Chin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Left ventricular synchrony, torsion, and recoil mechanics in Ebstein ’s anomaly: insights from cardiovascular magnetic resonance
Disease progression and heart failure development in Ebstein ’s Anomaly (EA) of the tricuspid valve is characterized by both right and left ventricular (LV) deterioration. The mechanisms underlying LV dysfuncti... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - December 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Michael Steinmetz, Simon Usenbenz, Johannes Tammo Kowallick, Olga H ösch, Wieland Staab, Torben Lange, Shelby Kutty, Joachim Lotz, Gerd Hasenfuß, Thomas Paul and Andreas Schuster Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association between left ventricular mechanics and diffuse myocardial fibrosis in patients with repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: a cross-sectional study
Patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) have progressive, adverse biventricular remodeling, leading to abnormal contractile mechanics. Defining the mechanisms underlying this dysfunction, such as diff... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Christopher M. Haggerty, Jonathan D. Suever, Arichanah Pulenthiran, Abba Mejia-Spiegeler, Gregory J. Wehner, Linyuan Jing, Richard J. Charnigo, Brandon K. Fornwalt and Mark A. Fogel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Adenosine stress CMR T1-mapping detects early microvascular dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus without obstructive coronary artery disease
In the original publication of this article [1] Fig. 1 was incorrect due to the use of a colour bar with wrong range in error. (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Eylem Levelt, Stefan K. Piechnik, Alexander Liu, Rohan S. Wijesurendra, Masliza Mahmod, Rina Ariga, Jane M. Francis, Andreas Greiser, Kieran Clarke, Stefan Neubauer, Vanessa M. Ferreira and Theodoros D. Karamitsos Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Cardiac amyloidosis is prevalent in older patients with aortic stenosis and carries worse prognosis
Non-invasive cardiac imaging allows detection of cardiac amyloidosis (CA) in patients with aortic stenosis (AS). Our objective was to estimate the prevalence of clinically suspected CA in patients with moderat... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Jo ão L. Cavalcante, Shasank Rijal, Islam Abdelkarim, Andrew D. Althouse, Michael S. Sharbaugh, Yaron Fridman, Prem Soman, Daniel E. Forman, John T. Schindler, Thomas G. Gleason, Joon S. Lee and Erik B. Schelbert Tags: Research Source Type: research

‘Image-navigated 3-dimensional late gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: feasibility and initial clinical results’
Image-navigated 3-dimensional late gadolinium enhancement (iNAV-3D LGE) is an advanced imaging technique that allows for direct respiratory motion correction of the heart. Its feasibility in a routine clinical... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - December 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Konstantinos Bratis, Markus Henningsson, Chrysanthos Grigoratos, Matteo Dell ’Omodarme, Konstantinos Chasapides, Rene Botnar and Eike Nagel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of adenosine and regadenoson on hemodynamics measured using cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging
Adenosine or regadenoson vasodilator stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) is an effective non-invasive strategy for evaluating symptomatic coronary artery disease. Vasodilator injection typically pre... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - December 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Dustin M. Thomas, Matthew R. Minor, James K. Aden, Christopher J. Lisanti and Kevin E. Steel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Optimized CEST cardiovascular magnetic resonance for assessment of metabolic activity in the heart
Previous studies have linked cardiac dysfunction to loss of metabolites in the creatine kinase system. Chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST) is a promising metabolic cardiovascular magnetic resonance (C... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Zhengwei Zhou, Christopher Nguyen, Yuhua Chen, Jaime L. Shaw, Zixin Deng, Yibin Xie, James Dawkins, Eduardo Marb án and Debiao Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Diagnostic performance of semi-quantitative and quantitative stress CMR perfusion analysis: a meta-analysis
Stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) perfusion imaging is a promising modality for the evaluation of coronary artery disease (CAD) due to high spatial resolution and absence of radiation. Semi-quanti... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: R. van Dijk, M. van Assen, R. Vliegenthart, G. H. de Bock, P. van der Harst and M. Oudkerk Tags: Review Source Type: research

Changes in overall ventricular myocardial architecture in the setting of a porcine animal model of right ventricular dilation
Chronic pulmonary regurgitation often leads to myocardial dysfunction and heart failure. It is not fully known why secondary hypertrophy cannot fully protect against the increase in wall stress brought about b... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Peter Agger, Christine Ilkj ær, Christoffer Laustsen, Morten Smerup, Jesper R. Frandsen, Steffen Ringgaard, Michael Pedersen, John B. Partridge, Robert H. Anderson and Vibeke Hjortdal Tags: Research Source Type: research

3D whole-heart phase sensitive inversion recovery CMR for simultaneous black-blood late gadolinium enhancement and bright-blood coronary CMR angiography
Phase sensitive inversion recovery (PSIR) applied to late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) imaging is widely used in clinical practice. However, conventional 2D PSIR LGE sequences provide sub-optimal contrast betw... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Giulia Ginami, Radhouene Neji, Imran Rashid, Amedeo Chiribiri, Tevfik F. Ismail, Ren é M. Botnar and Claudia Prieto Tags: Technical notes Source Type: research

Prospective comparison of novel dark blood late gadolinium enhancement with conventional bright blood imaging for the detection of scar
Conventional bright blood late gadolinium enhancement (bright blood LGE) imaging is a routine cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) technique offering excellent contrast between areas of LGE and normal myoca... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Rohin Francis, Peter Kellman, Tushar Kotecha, Andrea Baggiano, Karl Norrington, Ana Martinez-Naharro, Sabrina Nordin, Daniel S. Knight, Roby D. Rakhit, Tim Lockie, Philip N. Hawkins, James C. Moon, Derek J. Hausenloy, Hui Xue, Michael S. Hansen and Marian Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact of signal-to-noise ratio, diffusion-weighted directions and image resolution in cardiac diffusion tensor imaging – insights from the ex-vivo rat heart
Cardiac diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) is limited by scan time and signal-to-noise (SNR) restrictions. This invariably leads to a trade-off between the number of averages, diffusion-weighted directions (ND), a... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 20, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Darryl McClymont, Irvin Teh and J ürgen E. Schneider Tags: Research Source Type: research

High-resolution and accelerated multi-parametric mapping with automated characterization of vessel disease using intravascular MRI
This study tests whet... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 20, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Guan Wang, Yi Zhang, Shashank Sathyanarayana Hegde and Paul A. Bottomley Tags: Research Source Type: research

Regional differences in prognostic value of cardiac valve plane displacement in systemic light-chain amyloidosis
To compare the prognostic value of cardiac valve plane displacement (CVPD) on various locations in cardiac light chain (AL) amyloidosis. (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Marco M. Ochs, Thomas Fritz, Nisha Arenja, Johannes Riffel, Florian Andre, Derliz Mereles, Fabian aus dem Siepen, Ute Hegenbart, Stefan Sch önland, Hugo A. Katus, Matthias G. W. Friedrich and Sebastian J. Buss Tags: Research Source Type: research

CMR-based blood oximetry via multi-parametric estimation using multiple T2 measurements
Measurement of blood oxygen saturation (O2 saturation) is of great importance for evaluation of patients with many cardiovascular diseases, but currently there are no established non-invasive methods to measur... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Juliet Varghese, Lee C. Potter, Richard LaFountain, Xueliang Pan, Subha V. Raman, Rizwan Ahmad and Orlando P. Simonetti Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ambulatory systolic blood pressure and obesity are independently associated with left ventricular hypertrophic remodeling in children
Children with obesity have hypertrophic cardiac remodeling. Hypertension is common in pediatric obesity, and may independently contribute to hypertrophy. We hypothesized that both the degree of obesity and amb... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Linyuan Jing, Christopher D. Nevius, Cassi M. Friday, Jonathan D. Suever, Arichanah Pulenthiran, Abba Mejia-Spiegeler, H. Lester Kirchner, William J. Cochran, Gregory J. Wehner, Aftab S. Chishti, Christopher M. Haggerty and Brandon K. Fornwalt Tags: Research Source Type: research

A comparison of cardiovascular magnetic resonance and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) perfusion imaging in left main stem or equivalent coronary artery disease: a CE-MARC substudy
Assessment of left main stem (LMS) stenosis has prognostic and therapeutic implications. Data on assessment of LMS disease by cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) and single photon emission computed tomogra... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: James R. J. Foley, Ananth Kidambi, John D. Biglands, Neil Maredia, Catherine J. Dickinson, Sven Plein and John P. Greenwood Tags: Research Source Type: research

High-throughput gadobutrol-enhanced CMR: a time and dose optimization study
Reducing time and contrast agent doses are important goals to provide cost-efficient cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging. Limited information is available regarding the feasibility of evaluating le... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Tommaso D ’Angelo, Chrysanthos Grigoratos, Silvio Mazziotti, Konstantinos Bratis, Faraz Pathan, Alfredo Blandino, Elen Elen, Valentina O. Puntmann and Eike Nagel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Bayesian intravoxel incoherent motion parameter mapping in the human heart
Intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) imaging of diffusion and perfusion in the heart suffers from high parameter estimation error. The purpose of this work is to improve cardiac IVIM parameter mapping using Bay... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - November 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Georg R. Spinner, Constantin von Deuster, Kerem C. Tezcan, Christian T. Stoeck and Sebastian Kozerke Tags: Technical notes Source Type: research

Non-contrast MR angiography at 1.5 Tesla for aortic monitoring in Marfan patients after aortic root surgery
Contrast-enhanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance angiography (CE-CMRA) is the established imaging modality for patients with Marfan syndrome requiring life-long annual aortic imaging before and after aortic... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - October 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Simon Veldhoen, Cyrus Behzadi, Alexander Lenz, Frank Oliver Henes, Meike Rybczynski, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Thorsten Alexander Bley, Gerhard Adam and Peter Bannas Tags: Research Source Type: research

Adenosine stress CMR T1-mapping detects early microvascular dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus without obstructive coronary artery disease
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is associated with coronary microvascular dysfunction in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD). Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) T1-mapping at rest and... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - October 25, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Eylem Levelt, Stefan K. Piechnik, Alexander Liu, Rohan S. Wijesurendra, Masliza Mahmod, Rina Ariga, Jane M. Francis, Andreas Greiser, Kieran Clarke, Stefan Neubauer, Vanessa M. Ferreira and Theodoros D. Karamitsos Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessment of reverse remodeling predicted by myocardial deformation on tissue tracking in patients with severe aortic stenosis: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging study
The technique of tissue tracking with balanced steady-state free precession cine sequences was introduced, and allowed myocardial strain to be derived directly, offering advantages over traditional myocardial ... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - October 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Ji-won Hwang, Sung Mok Kim, Sung-Ji Park, Eun Jeong Cho, Eun Kyoung Kim, Sung-A Chang, Sang-Chol Lee, Yeon Hyeon Choe and Seung Woo Park Tags: Research Source Type: research

Left ventricular geometry predicts ventricular tachyarrhythmia in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction: a comprehensive cardiovascular magnetic resonance study
Most patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation fail to utilize the device resulting in increasing societal costs and patient exposure to device morbidity. We sought to determine w... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - October 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Shiro Nakamori, Haisam Ismail, Long H. Ngo, Warren J. Manning and Reza Nezafat Tags: Research Source Type: research

Fully quantitative cardiovascular magnetic resonance myocardial perfusion ready for clinical use: a comparison between cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography
Recent studies have shown that quantification of myocardial perfusion (MP) at stress and myocardial perfusion reserve (MPR) offer additional diagnostic and prognostic information compared to qualitative and se... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - October 19, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Henrik Engblom, Hui Xue, Shahnaz Akil, Marcus Carlsson, Cecilia Hindorf, Jenny Oddstig, Fredrik Hedeer, Michael S. Hansen, Anthony H. Aletras, Peter Kellman and H åkan Arheden Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessment of local pulse wave velocity distribution in mice using k-t BLAST PC-CMR with semi-automatic area segmentation
Local aortic pulse wave velocity (PWV) is a measure for vascular stiffness and has a predictive value for cardiovascular events. Ultra high field CMR scanners allow the quantification of local PWV in mice, how... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - October 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Volker Herold, Stefan Herz, Patrick Winter, Fabian Tobias Gutjahr, Kristina Andelovic, Wolfgang Rudolf Bauer and Peter Michael Jakob Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prognostic utility of differential tissue characterization of cardiac neoplasm and thrombus via late gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance among patients with advanced systemic cancer
Late gadolinium enhancement (LGE-) cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) is well-validated for cardiac mass (CMASS) tissue characterization to differentiate neoplasm (CNEO) from thrombus (CTHR): Prognostic impl... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - October 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Angel T. Chan, Andrew J. Plodkowski, Shawn C. Pun, Yuliya Lakhman, Darragh F. Halpenny, Jiwon Kim, Samantha R. Goldburg, Mathew J. Matasar, Chaya S. Moskowitz, Dipti Gupta, Richard Steingart and Jonathan W. Weinsaft Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical recommendations for cardiovascular magnetic resonance mapping of T1, T2, T2* and extracellular volume: A consensus statement by the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) endorsed by the European Association for Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI)
Parametric mapping techniques provide a non-invasive tool for quantifying tissue alterations in myocardial disease in those eligible for cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR). Parametric mapping with CMR now... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - October 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Daniel R. Messroghli, James C. Moon, Vanessa M. Ferreira, Lars Grosse-Wortmann, Taigang He, Peter Kellman, Julia Mascherbauer, Reza Nezafat, Michael Salerno, Erik B. Schelbert, Andrew J. Taylor, Richard Thompson, Martin Ugander, Ruud B. van Heeswijk and M Tags: Review Source Type: research

Measurement of myocardial native T1 in cardiovascular diseases and norm in 1291 subjects
Native T1-mapping provides quantitative myocardial tissue characterization for cardiovascular diseases (CVD), without the need for gadolinium. However, its translation into clinical practice is hindered by dif... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - September 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Joanna M. Liu, Alexander Liu, Joana Leal, Fiona McMillan, Jane Francis, Andreas Greiser, Oliver J. Rider, Saul Myerson, Stefan Neubauer, Vanessa M. Ferreira and Stefan K. Piechnik Tags: Research Source Type: research

Extra-cellular expansion in the normal, non-infarcted myocardium is associated with worsening of regional myocardial function after acute myocardial infarction
Expansion of the myocardial extracellular volume (ECV) is a surrogate measure of focal/diffuse fibrosis and is an independent marker of prognosis in chronic heart disease. Changes in ECV may also occur after m... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - September 25, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Pankaj Garg, David A. Broadbent, Peter P. Swoboda, James R.J. Foley, Graham J. Fent, Tarique A. Musa, David P. Ripley, Bara Erhayiem, Laura E. Dobson, Adam K. McDiarmid, Philip Haaf, Ananth Kidambi, Saul Crandon, Pei G. Chew, R. J. van der Geest, John P. Tags: Research Source Type: research

Representation of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in the AHA / ACC guidelines
Whereas evidence supporting the diagnostic value of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) has increased, there exists significant worldwide variability in the clinical utilization of CMR. A recent study demo... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - September 25, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Florian von Knobelsdorff-Brenkenhoff, Guenter Pilz and Jeanette Schulz-Menger Tags: Research Source Type: research

Age and sex corrected normal reference values of T1, T2  T2* and ECV in healthy subjects at 3T CMR
Myocardial T1, T2 and T2* imaging techniques become increasingly used in clinical practice. While normal values for T1, T2 and T2* times are well established for 1.5  Tesla (T) cardiovascular magnetic resonance... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - September 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Clotilde Roy, Alisson Slimani, Christophe de Meester, Mihaela Amzulescu, Agn ès Pasquet, David Vancraeynest, Jean-Louis Vanoverschelde, Anne-Catherine Pouleur and Bernhard L. Gerber Tags: Research Source Type: research

A novel multiparametric imaging approach to acute myocarditis using T2-mapping and CMR feature tracking
The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic potential of a novel cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) based multiparametric imaging approach in suspected myocarditis and to compare it to traditiona... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - September 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Bettina Bae ßler, Melanie Treutlein, Frank Schaarschmidt, Christian Stehning, Bernhard Schnackenburg, Guido Michels, David Maintz and Alexander C. Bunck Tags: Research Source Type: research

Feasibility of detecting myocardial infarction in the sheep fetus using late gadolinium enhancement CMR imaging
Late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging has enabled the accurate assessment of myocardial infarction (MI). However, LGE CMR has not been performed successfully in the ... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - September 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: An Qi Duan, Mitchell C. Lock, Sunthara Rajan Perumal, Jack R. Darby, Jia Yin Soo, Joseph B. Selvanayagam, Christopher K. Macgowan, Mike Seed and Janna L. Morrison Tags: Research Source Type: research

Diagnostic performance of image navigated coronary CMR angiography in patients with coronary artery disease
The use of coronary MR angiography (CMRA) in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) remains limited due to the long scan times, unpredictable and often non-diagnostic image quality secondary to respirator... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - September 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Markus Henningsson, Joy Shome, Konstantinos Bratis, Miguel Silva Vieira, Eike Nagel and Rene M. Botnar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Aortic atheroma as a source of stroke – assessment of embolization risk using 3D CMR in stroke patients and controls
It was our purpose to identify vulnerable plaques in the thoracic aorta using 3D multi-contrast CMR and estimate the risk of cerebral embolization using 4D flow CMR in cryptogenic stroke patients and controls. (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - September 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Thomas Wehrum, Iulius Dragonu, Christoph Strecker, Florian Schuchardt, Anja Hennemuth, Johann Drexl, Thomas Reinhard, Daniel B öhringer, Werner Vach, Jürgen Hennig and Andreas Harloff Tags: Research Source Type: research

Radiation-free CMR diagnostic heart catheterization in children
Children with heart disease may require repeated X-Ray cardiac catheterization procedures, are more radiosensitive, and more likely to survive to experience oncologic risks of medical radiation. Cardiovascular... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - September 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Kanishka Ratnayaka, Joshua P. Kanter, Anthony Z. Faranesh, Elena K. Grant, Laura J. Olivieri, Russell R. Cross, Ileen F. Cronin, Karin S. Hamann, Adrienne E. Campbell-Washburn, Kendall J. O ’Brien, Toby Rogers, Michael S. Hansen and Robert J. Lederman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Feature tracking CMR reveals abnormal strain in preclinical arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/ cardiomyopathy: a multisoftware feasibility and clinical implementation study
Regional right ventricular (RV) dysfunction is the hallmark of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C), but is currently only qualitatively evaluated in the clinical setting. Feature... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - September 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Mimount Bourfiss, Davis M. Vigneault, Mounes Aliyari Ghasebeh, Brittney Murray, Cynthia A. James, Crystal Tichnell, Firdaus A. Mohamed Hoesein, Stefan L. Zimmerman, Ihab R. Kamel, Hugh Calkins, Harikrishna Tandri, Birgitta K. Velthuis, David A. Bluemke an Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dark-blood late gadolinium enhancement without additional magnetization preparation
This study evaluates a novel dark-blood late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) method, without using additional magnetization preparation, and compares it to conventi... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - August 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Robert J. Holtackers, Amedeo Chiribiri, Torben Schneider, David M. Higgins and Ren é M. Botnar Tags: Technical notes Source Type: research

T1-refBlochi: high resolution 3D post-contrast T1 myocardial mapping based on a single 3D late gadolinium enhancement volume, Bloch equations, and a reference T1
High resolution 3D T1 mapping is important for assessment of diffuse myocardial fibrosis in left atrium or other thin-walled structures. In this work, we investigated a fast single-TI 3D high resolution T1 map... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - August 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Chenxi Hu, Albert J. Sinusas, Steffen Huber, Stephanie Thorn, Mitchel R. Stacy, Hamid Mojibian and Dana C. Peters Tags: Technical notes Source Type: research

Improved passive catheter tracking with positive contrast for CMR-guided cardiac catheterization using partial saturation (pSAT)
Cardiac catheterization is a common procedure in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD). Although cardiovascular  magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) represents a promising alternative approach to fluoroscop... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - August 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Mari Nieves Velasco Forte, Kuberan Pushparajah, Tobias Schaeffter, Israel Valverde Perez, Kawal Rhode, Bram Ruijsink, Mazen Alhrishy, Nicholas Byrne, Amedeo Chiribiri, Tevfik Ismail, Tarique Hussain, Reza Razavi and S ébastien Roujol Tags: Technical notes Source Type: research

Sources of variability in quantification of cardiovascular magnetic resonance infarct size - reproducibility among three core laboratories
Acute myocardial infarct (AMI) size depicted by late gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) is increasingly used as an efficacy endpoint in randomized trials comparing AMI therapies. In... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - August 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Igor Klem, Einar Heiberg, Lowie Van Assche, Michele A. Parker, Han W. Kim, John D. Grizzard, H åkan Arheden and Raymond J. Kim Tags: Research Source Type: research

Patterns of CMR measured longitudinal strain and its association with late gadolinium enhancement in patients with cardiac amyloidosis and its mimics
Regional variability of longitudinal strain (LS) has been previously described with echocardiography in patients with cardiac amyloidosis (CA), however, the reason for this variability is not completely eviden... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - August 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Lynne K. Williams, Julian F. Forero, Zoran B. Popovic, Dermot Phelan, Diego Delgado, Harry Rakowski, Bernd J. Wintersperger and Paaladinesh Thavendiranathan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Automated assessments of circumferential strain from cine CMR correlate with LVEF declines in cancer patients early after receipt of cardio-toxic chemotherapy
In patients with cancer receiving potentially cardio-toxic chemotherapy, measurements of left ventricular (LV) circumferential or longitudinal strain are often used clinically to identify myocardial dysfunctio... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - August 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Marie-Pierre Jolly, Jennifer H. Jordan, Giselle C. Mel éndez, Gary R. McNeal, Ralph B. D’Agostino Jr and W. Gregory Hundley Tags: Research Source Type: research

Synthetic hematocrit derived from the longitudinal relaxation of blood can lead to clinically significant errors in measurement of extracellular volume fraction in pediatric and young adult patients
Extracellular volume fraction (ECV) is altered in pathological cardiac remodeling and predicts death and arrhythmia. ECV can be quantified using cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) T1 mapping but calculati... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - August 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Frank J. Raucci Jr, David A. Parra, Jason T. Christensen, Lazaro E. Hernandez, Larry W. Markham, Meng Xu, James C. Slaughter and Jonathan H. Soslow Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quantification of both the area-at-risk and acute myocardial infarct size in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction using T1-mapping
A comprehensive cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in reperfused ST-segment myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients can be challenging to perform and can be time-consuming. We aimed to investigate whether ... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - August 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Heerajnarain Bulluck, Matthew Hammond-Haley, Marianna Fontana, Daniel S. Knight, Alex Sirker, Anna S. Herrey, Charlotte Manisty, Peter Kellman, James C. Moon and Derek J. Hausenloy Tags: Research Source Type: research

CMR fluoroscopy right heart catheterization for cardiac output and pulmonary vascular resistance: results in 102 patients
Quantification of cardiac output and pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) are critical components of invasive hemodynamic assessment, and can be measured concurrently with pressures using phase contrast CMR flo... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - July 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Toby Rogers, Kanishka Ratnayaka, Jaffar M. Khan, Annette Stine, William H. Schenke, Laurie P. Grant, Jonathan R. Mazal, Elena K. Grant, Adrienne Campbell-Washburn, Michael S. Hansen, Rajiv Ramasawmy, Daniel A. Herzka, Hui Xue, Peter Kellman, Anthony Z. Fa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quantification of myocardium at risk in ST- elevation myocardial infarction: a comparison of contrast-enhanced steady-state free precession cine cardiovascular magnetic resonance with coronary angiographic jeopardy scores
Clinical outcome following acute myocardial infarction is predicted by final infarct size evaluated in relation to left ventricular myocardium at risk (MaR). Contrast-enhanced steady-state free precession (CE-... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - July 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Rodney De Palma, Peder S örensson, Dinos Verouhis, John Pernow and Nawzad Saleh Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of bileaflet mitral valve prolapse on quantification of mitral regurgitation with cardiac magnetic resonance: a single-center study
To quantify mitral regurgitation (MR) with CMR, the regurgitant volume can be calculated as the difference between the left ventricular (LV) stroke volume (SV) measured with the Simpson ’s method and the refere... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - July 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Gabriella Vincenti, Pier Giorgio Masci, Tobias Rutz, Jonathan De Blois, Milan Pr ša, Xavier Jeanrenaud, Juerg Schwitter and Pierre Monney Tags: Research Source Type: research

Improved recovery of regional left ventricular function after PCI of chronic total occlusion in STEMI patients: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study of the randomized controlled EXPLORE trial
The Evaluating Xience and left ventricular function in PCI on occlusiOns afteR STEMI (EXPLORE) trial did not show a significant benefit of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of the concurrent chronic tot... (Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance)
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - July 19, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Jo ëlle Elias, Ivo M. van Dongen, Loes P. Hoebers, Dagmar M. Ouweneel, Bimmer E. P. M. Claessen, Truls Råmunddal, Peep Laanmets, Erlend Eriksen, René J. van der Schaaf, Dan Ioanes, Robin Nijveldt, Jan G. Tijssen, Alexander Hirsch and José P. S. Henriq Source Type: research