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MR findings in cardiac amyloidosis.
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PMID:  16714659     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: The objective of our study was to describe a combination of features on MRI specific to cardiac amyloidosis.
CONCLUSION: Cardiac amyloidosis is a common cause of infiltrative heart disease. The combination of subtle widespread heterogeneous myocardial enhancement on delayed postcontrast inversion recovery T1-weighted images, which may initially be dismissed as a technical error, with ancillary features of restrictive cardiac disease is highly suggestive of cardiac amyloidosis.
Rohan I vanden Driesen; Richard E Slaughter; Wendy E Strugnell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  186     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-22     Completed Date:  2006-06-29     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1682-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Cardiovascular MR Research Centre, Prince Charles Hospital, Rode Rd., Chermside, Brisbane, QLD Q4032, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Amyloidosis / diagnosis*
Cardiomyopathies / diagnosis*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies

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