Myocardial scar as arrhythmia risk in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Current Opinion in Cardiology, 11/15/2010Amado LC et al.
The presence of scar measured by contrast–enhanced MRI has been shown to predict poor prognosis in several models of cardiomyopathy, including ischemic and nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy. MRI is a potential technique to help identify hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients who are at risk for sudden cardiac death.
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