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The role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in rheumatic heart disease.

  title={The role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in rheumatic heart disease.},
  author={Bettina Baessler and Tilman Emrich},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  volume={36 Suppl 114 5},
  • B. Baessler, T. Emrich
  • Published 1 September 2018
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Clinical and experimental rheumatology
Cardiovascular involvement is a well-known feature of inflammatory rheumatic diseases, although often clinically silent, so early cardiovascular involvement may remain unrecognised. Thus, increased awareness and improved insights into the pathomechanisms of heart disease in the context of inflammatory rheumatic disease has led to an emerging role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) as an accurate and non-invasive diagnostic test for detection of early (as well as late) cardiovascular… 

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