Prognostic impact of late gadolinium enhancement in the risk stratification of heart transplant patients.

@article{Pedrotti2017PrognosticIO,
  title={Prognostic impact of late gadolinium enhancement in the risk stratification of heart transplant patients.},
  author={Patrizia Pedrotti and Claudia A. Vittori and Rita Facchetti and Stefano Pedretti and Santo Dellegrottaglie and Angela Milazzo and Maria Frigerio and Manlio G. Cipriani and Cristina Giannattasio and Alberto Roghi and O. Rimoldi},
  journal={European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging},
  year={2017},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={130-137}
}
AIMS The aim of the present study was to assess the association of the presence and amount of late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) at cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) with cardiovascular adverse events in patients with orthotopic heart transplantation (HTx). METHODS AND RESULTS We enrolled 48 patients (mean age, 54.7 ± 14.6 years; 37 men) at various stages… CONTINUE READING