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Accurate Needle-Free Assessment of Myocardial Oxygenation for Ischemic Heart Disease in Canines Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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Source Name: Science Translational Medicine


Hsin-Jung Yang, Ilkay Oksuz, Damini Dey, Jane Sykes, Michael Klein, John Butler, Michael S. Kovacs, Olivia Sobczyk, Ivan Cokic, Piotr J. Slomka, Xiaoming Bi, Debiao Li, Mourad Tighiouart, Sotirios A. Tsaftaris, Frank S. Prato, Joseph A. Fisher, Rohan Dharmakumar

Using period hypercapnea as a surrogate "contrast" agent, myocardial oxygenation was assessed using cardiac MR and accurately mapped areas of relative ischemia.

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