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Assessment of pericardial diseases and cardiac masses with cardiovascular magnetic resonance.
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PMID:  22014497     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Imaging plays an important diagnostic and prognostic role in the assessment of pericardial diseases and cardiac tumors and in differentiating these conditions from other cardiac and noncardiac diseases. A number of imaging modalities are available for this task; each has advantages and limitation. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) is a highly versatile imaging modality that provides detailed anatomical information, tissue characterization, cardiac function assessment, and evaluation of the impact of these conditions on hemodynamics. In this review we focus on the current state-of-the-art application of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in assessing pericardial diseases and cardiac tumors.
Dana Dawson; Raad Mohiaddin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Progress in cardiovascular diseases     Volume:  54     ISSN:  1873-1740     ISO Abbreviation:  Prog Cardiovasc Dis     Publication Date:    2011 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-21     Completed Date:  2011-12-06     Revised Date:  2013-05-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376442     Medline TA:  Prog Cardiovasc Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  305-19     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Aberdeen, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Heart Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology,  physiopathology
Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  physiopathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Pericardium / pathology*
Predictive Value of Tests
Severity of Illness Index

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