This issue of MRI Clinics of North America focuses on Cardiac MR Imaging and is edited by Drs. Roberto C. Cury and Clerio Azevedo. Articles will include: The prognostic value of late gadolinium enhancement in non-ischemic heart disease; The role of contrast-enhanced CMR in the assessment of patients with malignant ventricular arrhythmias; Assessment of cardiac sarcoidosis by CMR: comparison with other imaging modalities; The value of T1 mapping techniques in the assessment of non-ischemic cardiomyopathies; Assessment of cardiotoxicity of cancer chemotherapy: The value of cardiac MRI; State-of-the-art quantitative assessment of myocardial ischemia by stress perfusion CMR; T2* mapping techniques: Iron overload assessment and other potential clinical applications; Automated Quantitative Stress Perfusion in a Clinical Routine; Comprehensive assessment of cardiac involvement in muscular dystrophies by cardiac CMR; Assessment of aortic stenosis by CMR: quantification of flow, characterization of myocardial injury, TAVR planning and more; Cardiac MRI at 7.0 Tesla: Reality?; The role of cardiac MRI in the assessment of patients with cardiac amyloidosis; Applications of Cardiac MRI in Electrophysiology: Current Status and Future Needs; and more!
By Roberto C Cury and C;erio Azevedo