Regional wall function before and after acute myocardial infarction; an experimental study in pigs.

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Left ventricular function is altered during and after AMI. Regional function can be determined by cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) wall thickening, and velocity encoded (VE) strain analysis. The aims of this study were to investigate how regional myocardial wall function, assessed by CMR VE-strain and regional wall thickening, changes after acute myocardial infarction, and to determine if we could differentiate between ischemic, adjacent and remote segments of the left ventricle.

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  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
Original languageEnglish
Article number118
JournalBMC Cardiovascular Disorders
Volume14
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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