Diffuse myocardial fibrosis in severe aortic stenosis: an equilibrium contrast cardiovascular magnetic resonance study
European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging, 05/29/2012Flett AS et al.
DMF as measured by EQ–CMR is elevated in severe AS vs. normal controls but with a considerable overlap. It correlates with functional capacity at baseline. LV hypertrophy regression 6 months after AVR is cellular rather than fibrosis resolution.
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