Evaluation of cardiac masses: the role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance.

  • Dipan J. Shah
  • Published 2010 in Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal
Evaluation of known or suspected cardiac masses is a frequent and expanding indication for referral to the cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) laboratory. Most patients will have undergone an initial echocardiogram that raised the suspicion of an abnormality. However, echocardiography suffers from several well-described limitations: restricted field of view… CONTINUE READING