Cardiac tissue characterization

Dr Joachim Feger et al.

Cardiac tissue characterization is a term for an approach in cardiac imaging used for the evaluation of the myocardial tissue in respect to its inherent properties as opposed to cardiac function e.g. in cine or strain imaging.

In cardiac magnetic resonance imaging it typically comprises the use of some of the following imaging techniques for the assessment of different myocardial tissue properties 1-4 and varies depending on the indication and the clinical question:

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Article information

rID: 79072
System: Cardiac
Section: Approach
Tag: snippet
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Myocardial tissue characterization
  • Tissue characterization of the myocardium

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  • Case 1: myocarditis
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