A noninvasive diagnostic tool to differentiate myocarditis from myocardial infarction: late gadolinium enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance.

TitleA noninvasive diagnostic tool to differentiate myocarditis from myocardial infarction: late gadolinium enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsMivelaz Y, Sekarski N, Qanadli SD, Meijboom EJ, Di Bernardo S
JournalEuropean journal of pediatrics
Volume166
Issue9
Pagination971-2
Date Published2007 Sep
Abstract

Studies in adults have shown that late gadolinium enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance is a safe and noninvasive diagnostic tool which allows one to differentiate myocardial infarction from myocarditis. We believe that it may also be highly useful in the paediatric population for the same purpose.

DOI10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.04.095
Alternate JournalEur. J. Pediatr.