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Temporal change of enhancement after gadolinium injection on contrast-enhanced CMR in reperfused acute myocardial infarction.
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PMID:  24861912     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
BACKGROUND: A recent report demonstrated that early enhancement on contrast-enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance (CE-CMR) correlated with myocardial edema detected by T2-weighted CMR in reperfused acute myocardial infarction (AMI). However, the time at which the enhancement in salvaged myocardium disappears is yet to be determined. We aimed to examine the time course of the enhancement with the use of different quantification techniques and to compare the extent of enhancement with the myocardial edema.
METHODS AND RESULTS: CE-CMR was performed at 2-20min after gadolinium administration in 32 AMI patients. The extent of enhancement (% myocardium) was quantified by manual delineation and the threshold methods of 2-5 SDs above remote myocardium. In subendocardial infarct, the enhancement was greatest at 2min regardless of the quantification techniques and decreased with time, particularly in the first 6min. In transmural infarct, the change in the size of enhancement was modest although the time course of enhancement varied according to the quantification techniques. The sizes of enhancement were not significantly different between 15 and 20min regardless of the techniques and infarct transmurality. The best agreement with myocardial edema was found at 2min with average differences of 0.5% and -1.2% and limits of agreement of ±20.2% and ±21.2% for the manual and 2-SD techniques, respectively.
CONCLUSIONS: The optimal timing for delineation of salvaged myocardium on CE-CMR is at 2min when the manual or 2-SD technique was employed. Imaging needs to be completed in a short time (ideally within a minute) because of rapid reduction of enhancement in salvaged myocardium.
Hidenari Matsumoto; Tetsuya Matsuda; Kenichi Miyamoto; Toshihiko Shimada; Shunpei Ushimaru; Mikiko Mikuri; Taketoshi Yamazaki
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-5-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1876-4738     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiol     Publication Date:  2014 May 
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Created Date:  2014-5-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8804703     Medline TA:  J Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014 Japanese College of Cardiology. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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