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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Made Easy by Anitha Varghese MBBS BSc MRCP, Dudley J. Pennell MD FRCP

By Anitha Varghese MBBS BSc MRCP, Dudley J. Pennell MD FRCP FACC

This name presents an simply digestible and transportable synopsis of the method on the way to go well with the wishes of cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons wishing to acquaint themselves with what CMR can do, and what it can't. starting with an summary of a few of the fundamental rules of MRI, the next chapters pay attention to the cardiac part of CMR with a later part on its extra confirmed vascular makes use of.

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Serum ferritin is influenced by many factors and cannot specify the organ affected and iron deposition within the liver is poorly correlated to cardiac iron loading. 11). Myocardial T2* measurements are made using a mid-ventricular short-axis slice and normal values are approximately 40 ms, with a lower boundary of 20 ms. 3). 11 The T2* GE CMR technique for measurement of cardiac iron status. (a) CMR appearance in a normal subject. T2* measurements are made in a mid-ventricular short-axis view within the area of IVS as highlighted.

Pulmonary emboli Diagnosis of central pulmonary emboli Diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary emboli III Inv 8. Assessment of thoracic, abdominal and pelvic veins I 9. Assessment of leg veins II 10. Assessment of renal arteries I 11. Assessment of mesenteric arteries II 12. Assessment of iliac, femoral and lower leg arteries I 13. Assessment of thoracic great vessel origins I 14. Assessment of cervical carotid arteries I 15. Assessment of atherosclerotic plaque in carotid artery/aorta III 16. Assessment of pulmonary veins I 17.

By signing below you acknowledge that the procedure has been explained to you by a qualified person, and that you have answered the above questions correctly. Signature: ........................................................................... Witnessed by: ............................................................................ Date: .......................................... 10 Subjects are asked to fill in a safety questionnaire upon arrival for their CMR scan. The completed form is reviewed by trained personnel prior to commencement of the study.

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