Published in Heart Disease Weekly, May 2nd, 2006
According to a recent article appearing in the European Journal of Radiology, "Magnetic resonance first pass perfusion imaging can be used to detect abnormalities in myocardial blood flow. This technique involves imaging the first pass of gadolinium based contrast through the myocardium."
C. Klassen and colleagues at the University of Florida, Jacksonville wrote, "Images are initially read qualitatively for areas of reduced signal intensity. Additionally, at our institution a quantitative method is applied that can aid both detection and...
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