Hemodynamic aspects of mitral regurgitation assessed by generalized phase-contrast MRI

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Dyverfeldt, Petter; Escobar Kvitting, John-Peder; Carlhäll, Carl Johan; Boano, Gabriella; Sigfridsson, Andreas; Hermansson, Ulf; Bolger, Ann F.; Engvall, Jan; Ebbers, Tino;
(2011)
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1002/jmri.22407
  • Subject: Medicin och hälsovetenskap | blood flow velocity | turbulent flow | phase-contrast magnetic resonance imaging | mitral valve insufficiency | Hemodynamics | pulmonary veins | Medical and Health Sciences
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system

Purpose: Mitral regurgitation creates a high velocity jet into the left atrium (LA), contributing both volume andpressure; we hypothesized that the severity of regurgitation would be reflected in the degree of LA flowdistortion. Material and Methods: Three-dimensional c... View more
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