Riccardo Wage

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BACKGROUND The aetiology and clinical significance of troponin release following endurance exercise is unclear but may be due to transient myocardial inflammation. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) affords us the opportunity to evaluate the presence of myocardial inflammation and focal fibrosis and is the ideal imaging modality to study this(More)
BACKGROUND The role of mitral valve repair (MVR) during coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients with moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation (MR) is uncertain. We conducted a randomized, controlled trial to determine whether repairing the mitral valve during CABG may improve functional capacity and left ventricular reverse remodeling compared with(More)
A 19-month-old boy presented with acute cardiac failure and was found to have an anomalous origin and course of the left coronary artery (LCA). It arose from the anterior aortic sinus and was compressed between the aorta and the pulmonary artery. He underwent placement of a left internal mammary artery graft to the left anterior descending coronary artery(More)
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