Paper published: Definition of Left Ventricular Segments for Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Paper published: High-throughput gadobutrol-enhanced CMR: a time and dose optimization study
A standardized CE-CMR rest protocol giving a dose of 0.1 mmol/kg of gadobutrol before cine-imaging and performing LGE 10 min after injection represents a fast low-dose protocol without significant loss of information in comparison to a longer protocol with cine-imaging before contrast injection and a higher dose of gadobutrol. This approach allows to reduce examination time and costs as well as minimize contrast-agent exposure.
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Prof Dr Eike Nagel
Director of the Institute for Experimental and Translational Cardiovascular Imaging, University Hospital Frankfurt