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Congenital Cardiac Defects and MR-Guided Planning of Surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22082740     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In neonates and infants with congenital heart disease (CHD), cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) is an established imaging modality in all patients in whom echocardiography does not provide sufficient information and definitive diagnosis. CMR is noninvasive, and does not involve vascular catheterization or ionizing radiation. Therefore the use of CMR obviates the potential risks of cardiac catheterization in critically ill infants. This article discusses the use of CMR in newborns with CHD before cardiac surgery, focusing on conotruncal anomalies, pulmonary venous anomalies, complex CHD in visceroatrial heterotaxy, borderline hypoplastic left heart syndrome, and the use of contrast medium in newborns.
Authors:
Emanuela R Valsangiacomo Buechel; Mark A Fogel
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-09-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Magnetic resonance imaging clinics of North America     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1557-9786     ISO Abbreviation:  Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9422762     Medline TA:  Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  823-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH-8032 Zurich, Switzerland.
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