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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Dudley J. Pennell, Udo P. Sechtem, Sanjay Prasad and Frank E. Rademakers

in The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

Second edition

Published on behalf of © European Society of Cardiology

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780199566990
Published online August 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199572854 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199566990.003.005
Cardiovascular Magnetic                   Resonance

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This chapter summarizes the contemporary clinical role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in clinical cardiology. Techniques are described which can be applied widely in the cardiovascular system, and these include assessment of anatomy and function, blood flow, ventricular volumes and mass, myocardial abnormality, and the response to stress....

Chapter.  20338 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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