Exercise cardiovascular magnetic resonance: development, current utility and future applications
Thomas P Craven, Connie W Tsao, Andre La Gerche, Orlando P Simonetti, John P Greenwood
Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance | BMC | Published : 2020
Stress cardiac imaging is the current first line investigation for coronary artery disease diagnosis and decision making and an adjunctive tool in a range of non-ischaemic cardiovascular diseases. Exercise cardiovascular magnetic resonance (Ex-CMR) has developed over the past 25 years to combine the superior image qualities of CMR with the preferred method of exercise stress. Presently, numerous exercise methods exist, from performing stress on an adjacent CMR compatible treadmill to in-scanner exercise, most commonly on a supine cycle ergometer. Cardiac conditions studied by Ex-CMR are broad, commonly investigating ischaemic heart disease and congenital heart disease but extending to pulmon..View full abstract
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This literature review has no specific funding. Connie Tsao funding details: NIH R03HL145195. Orlando Simonetti has research grants (through his institution) from Siemens Healthineers and Myocardial Solutions. All remaining co-authors have no funding to disclose.