Contrast-Enhanced Anatomic Imaging as Compared to Contrast-Enhanced Tissue Characterization for Detection of Left Ventricular Thrombus Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Contrast Media
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Diseases
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cine
  • Thrombosis
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left

abstract

  • Echo contrast in high-risk patients markedly improves detection of LV thrombus, but does not detect a substantial number of thrombi identified by DE-CMR tissue characterization. Thrombi detected by DE-CMR but not by contrast echo are typically mural in shape or small in volume.

publication date

  • August 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5057386

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jcmg.2009.03.017

PubMed ID

  • 19679285

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 969

end page

  • 79

volume

  • 2

number

  • 8