Posts Tagged ‘cardiac MRI’

February 5th, 2014

The Value of Imaging Atrial Tissue Fibrosis in Patients Who Undergo Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

Nassir F. Marrouche, lead author of the DECAAF study, discusses the use of delayed-enhancement MRI to identify atrial tissue fibrosis in patients who undergo catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.

October 10th, 2013

How Well Do Standard ECG Criteria Detect RV Hypertrophy?

Isaac Whitman and Steven Kawut discuss their study of the sensitivity and specificity of electrocardiographic criteria in screening for MRI-detected right ventricular hypertrophy in patients without clinical cardiovascular disease.

September 10th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: September 10th

This week’s topics include the safety risks of drugs that have gone through the FDA’s expedited approval program, a Framingham Heart Study paper on aortic stiffness in the elderly, and using CMR to detect previously undetected MI in older adults.