Prognostic Benefit of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Over Transthoracic Echocardiography for the Assessment of Ischemic and Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy Patients Referred for the Evaluation of Primary Prevention Implantable Card-Defibr Therapy

Circulation Cardiovascular Imaging

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  • Pontone G, Andreini D, Guglielmo M, Mushtaq S, Fusini L, Gripari P, Dello Russo A, Moltrasio M, Tundo F, Tondo C, Agostoni P, Bartorelli A

The aim of this study was to determine the prognostic benefit of cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) over transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) in ischemic cardiomyopathy and nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy patients evaluated for primary prevention implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy.

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Pontone G, Guaricci AI, Andreini D, Solbiati A, Guglielmo M, Mushtaq S, Baggiano A, Beltrama V, Fusini L, Rota C, Segurini C, Conte E, Gripari P, Dello Russo A, Moltrasio M, Tundo F, Lombardi F, Muscogiuri G, Lorenzoni V, Tondo C, Agostoni P, Bartorelli AL, Pepi M. Prognostic Benefit of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Over Transthoracic Echocardiography for the Assessment of Ischemic and Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy Patients Referred for the Evaluation of Primary Prevention Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2016Oct;9(10). pii: e004956.

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