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Vol 4, No 2 (April 2014): Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy (MR imaging in cardiovascular disease, edited by Sasan Partovi and Christof Karmonik)

New horizons in cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging
Sasan Partovi, Christof Karmonik
PDF Pages: 54-55 HTML

Original Article
Assessment of subendocardial vs. subepicardial left ventricular twist using tagged MRI images
Vahid Tavakoli, Nima Sahba
PDF Pages: 56-63 HTML

Low rate of cardiovascular events in patients with acute myocarditis diagnosed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance
Luciano De Stefano, Diego Perez de Arenaza, Ezequiel Levy Yeyati, Marcelo Pietrani, Andres Kohan, Mariano Falconi, Juan Benger, Laura Dragonetti, Ricardo Garcia-Monaco, Arturo Cagide
PDF Pages: 64-70 HTML

Detailed cross-sectional study of 60 superficial femoral artery occlusions: morphological quantitative analysis can lead to a new classification
Mickaël Ohana, Soraya El Ghannudi, Elie Girsowicz, Anne Lejay, Yannick Georg, Fabien Thaveau, Nabil Chakfe, Catherine Roy
PDF Pages: 71-79 HTML

3D morphometry using automated aortic segmentation in native MR angiography: an alternative to contrast enhanced MRA?
Matthias Müller-Eschner, Tobias Müller, Andreas Biesdorf, Stefan Wörz, Fabian Rengier, Dittmar Böckler, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Karl Rohr, Hendrik von Tengg-Kobligk
PDF Pages: 80-87 HTML

Fast in vivo quantification of T1 and T2 MRI relaxation times in the myocardium based on inversion recovery SSFP with in vitro validation post Gd-based contrast administration
Christof Karmonik, Adam Malaty, Malavosklish Bikram, Peter Schmitt, Sasan Partovi, Dipan J. Shah
PDF Pages: 88-96 HTML

Noninvasive pressure difference mapping derived from 4D flow MRI in patients with unrepaired and repaired aortic coarctation
Fabian Rengier, Michael Delles, Joachim Eichhorn, Yoo-Jin Azad, Hendrik von Tengg-Kobligk, Julia Ley-Zaporozhan, Rüdiger Dillmann, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Roland Unterhinninghofen, Sebastian Ley
PDF Pages: 97-103 HTML

Review Article
Tools for cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging
Ramkumar Krishnamurthy, Benjamin Cheong, Raja Muthupillai
PDF Pages: 104-125 HTML

Myocardial T1 mapping: modalities and clinical applications
Christine L. Jellis, Deborah H. Kwon
PDF Pages: 126-137 HTML

Usefulness of MRI in takotsubo cardiomyopathy: a review of the literature
Andres Alejandro Kohan, Ezequiel Levy Yeyati, Luciano De Stefano, Laura Dragonetti, Marcelo Pietrani, Diego Perez de Arenaza, Cesar Belziti, Ricardo Daniel García-Mónaco
PDF Pages: 138-146 HTML

Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging: fundamentals and application to the evaluation of the peripheral perfusion
Yaron Gordon, Sasan Partovi, Matthias Müller-Eschner, Erik Amarteifio, Tobias Bäuerle, Marc-André Weber, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Fabian Rengier
PDF Pages: 147-164 HTML

Assessing the end-organ in peripheral arterial occlusive disease—from contrast—enhanced ultrasound to blood-oxygen-level-dependent MR imaging
Markus Aschwanden, Sasan Partovi, Bjoern Jacobi, Nathan Fergus, Anja-Carina Schulte, Mark R. Robbin, Deniz Bilecen, Daniel Staub
PDF Pages: 165-172 HTML

4D flow imaging with MRI
Zoran Stankovic, Bradley D. Allen, Julio Garcia, Kelly B. Jarvis, Michael Markl
PDF Pages: 173-192 HTML

Review of MRI-based measurements of pulse wave velocity: a biomarker of arterial stiffness
Andrew L. Wentland, Thomas M. Grist, Oliver Wieben
PDF Pages: 193-206 HTML

Case Report
Magnetic resonance imaging as a tool to assess reliability in simulating hemodynamics in cerebral aneurysms with a dedicated computational fluid dynamics prototype: preliminary results
Christof Karmonik, Y. Jonathan. Zhang, Orlando Diaz, Richard Klucznik, Sasan Partovi, Robert G. Grossman, Gavin W. Britz


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