In Vivo Analysis & Characterization of Myocardial
Ischemia & Infarction: Experimental MRI-Studies

By Steven Dymarkowski
September 2003
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-5867-305-7
116 pages, Illustrated, 6 1/4" x 9 1/2"
$85.50 Paper Original

Contents of this Ph.D. dissertation include: Accurate sizing of myocardial infarction: necrosis-specific versus extracellular nonspecific contrast agents, Magnetic resonance characterization of the peri-infarction zone of reperfused myocardial infarction with T2-weighted sequences and cine MRI, Characterization of myocardial viability in chronic myocardial ischemia using multiple levels of dobutamine stress MRI, Prediction of functional outcome in chronic ischemic heart disease: information from contrast-enhanced T1-weighted MRI and functional cine MRI, and Conclusions.

Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia No. 288

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