Dobutamine magnetic resonance imaging with myocardial tagging quantitatively predicts improvement in regional function after revascularization

Dany E. Sayad, Duwayne L Willett, W. Gregory Hundley, Paul A. Grayburn, Ronald M Peshock

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Segmental contractile reserve measured by dobutamine magnetic resonance imaging quantitatively predicts improvement in end-systolic wall thickness after revascularization. Segments with end-systolic wall thickness <7 mm at rest do not demonstrate contractile reserve or improve after revascularization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1149-1151
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Nov 17 1998


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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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