Variables associated with contrast-enhanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: clinical implications.

@article{Pay2008VariablesAW,
  title={Variables associated with contrast-enhanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: clinical implications.},
  author={Eduardo Pay{\'a} and F. Mar{\'i}n and Josefa Gonz{\'a}lez and Juan R. Gimeno and E. Feliu and Antonio {\'A}lvarez Romero and Francisco Ru{\'i}z-Espejo and Vanessa Rold{\'a}n and Vicente Climent and Gonzalo de la Morena and Mariano Vald{\'e}s},
  journal={Journal of cardiac failure},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={414-9}
}
BACKGROUND Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) shows increased myocardial collagen and disarray. Late gadolinium enhancement in cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) is observed in regions of increased myocardial collagen. The extent of late gadolinium enhancement has been associated with higher prevalence of risk factors of sudden death. The aim of the present study was to describe the clinical characteristics and the presence of risk factors for sudden death in a series of patients from 2… CONTINUE READING