Assessment of Myocardial Remodeling Using an Elastin/Tropoelastin Specific Agent with High Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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Protti, Andrea; Lavin , Begoña; Dong, Xuebin; Lorrio, Silvia; Robinson, Simon; Onthank, David; Shah, Ajay M; Botnar, Rene M; (2015)
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Journal: volume 4,issue 8issn: 2047-9980, eissn: 2047-9980
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4599453, doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.001851
  • Subject: imaging agent | magnetic resonance imaging | Original Research | elastin | infarct remodeling
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system | integumentary system

<p>BACKGROUND: Well-defined inflammation, proliferation, and maturation phases orchestrate the remodeling of the injured myocardium after myocardial infarction (MI) by controlling the formation of new extracellular matrix. The extracellular matrix consists mainly of col... View more
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