MRI evaluation of left ventricular function in anterior LV aneurysms before and after surgical resection.


OBJECTIVES Whether resection of a left ventricular (LV) aneurysm leads to improved global LV function remains controversial. Echo-planar magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a sensitive tool to detect changes in LV function. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to monitor changes in global LV function and anatomy following LV aneurysm resection… (More)