Diffuse myocardial fibrosis in severe aortic stenosis: an equilibrium contrast cardiovascular magnetic resonance study

European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging, 05/29/2012

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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