Prognostic role of CMR in patients presenting with ventricular arrhythmias

Dana K Dawson, Karin Hawlisch, Gordon Prescott, Isabelle Roussin, Elisa Di Pietro, Monica Deac, Joyce Wong, Michael P Frenneaux, Dudley J Pennell, Sanjay K Prasad

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The goal of this study was to explore whether fibrosis detected by late gadolinium enhancement cardiac magnetic resonance (LGE-CMR) is an independent predictor of hard cardiovascular events in patients presenting with ventricular arrhythmia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-344
Number of pages10
JournalJACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Chi-Square Distribution
  • Contrast Media
  • Death, Sudden, Cardiac
  • Defibrillators, Implantable
  • Disease-Free Survival
  • Electric Countershock
  • Female
  • Fibrosis
  • Humans
  • Kaplan-Meier Estimate
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cine
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Myocardium
  • Organometallic Compounds
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prognosis
  • Proportional Hazards Models
  • Prospective Studies
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Stroke Volume
  • Systole
  • Tachycardia, Ventricular
  • Time Factors
  • Left Ventricular Function

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