Radial dyssynchrony assessed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance in relation to left ventricular function, myocardial scarring and QRS duration in patients with heart failure

Paul W. X. Foley, Kayvan Khadjooi, Joseph A. Ward, Russell E. A. Smith, Berthold Stegemann, Michael P. Frenneaux, Francisco Leyva

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Intuitively, cardiac dyssynchrony is the inevitable result of myocardial injury. We hypothesized that radial dyssynchrony reflects left ventricular remodeling, myocardial scarring, QRS duration and impaired LV function and that, accordingly, it is detectable in all patients with heart failure.
Original languageEnglish
Article number50
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Publication statusPublished - 24 Nov 2009


  • Cardiac Pacing, Artificial
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Fibrosis
  • Heart Failure
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cine
  • Myocardium
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Time Factors
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left
  • Ventricular Function, Left
  • Ventricular Remodeling

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