Midwall fibrosis:Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in risk stratifying cardiomyopathies

Ripley, D. P., Garg, P. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5483-169X, Kotecha, A., Gosling, O. E. and Bellenger, N. G. (2015) Midwall fibrosis:Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in risk stratifying cardiomyopathies. Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal, 9. pp. 89-90. ISSN 1874-1924

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The United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance on implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) therapy recommend ICD in those with left ventricular dysfunction and a high risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD). SCD accounts for 30% deaths in non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), however risk stratifying and predicting SCD in DCM is a major management challenge. We present two cases demonstrating the potential role of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in risk stratifying DCM.

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Additional Information: Publisher Copyright: © Ripleyet al.; LicenseeBentham Open.
Uncontrolled Keywords: dilated cardiomyopathy,fibrosis,magnetic resonance imaging,sudden cardiac death,ventricular tachycardia,cardiology and cardiovascular medicine ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2705
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2022 13:30
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2022 01:36
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/87837
DOI: 10.2174/1874192401509010089

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