Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Made Easy

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Made Easy

By Anitha Varghese, MBBS, BSc, MRCP, Clinical Research Fellow, Royal Brompton Hospital, London; Specialist Registrar in Cardiology, West Midlands Deanery, UK; and Dudley J. Pennell, MD, FRCP, FACC, FESC, Professor of Cardiology, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College; Clinical Director, CMR Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK


Principles of CMR. Ischaemic heart disease. Heart failure and cardiomyopathy. Valvular heart disease. Cardiac masses, pericardial disease and myocarditis. Diseases of the aorta. Adult congenital heart disease. Magnetic resonance angiography. Coronary MRA. Common CMR artefacts. Conclusion. Further reading.