Performance of CMR Methods for Differentiating Acute From Chronic MI

Martijn W. Smulders, Sebastiaan C. A. M. Bekkers, Han W. Kim, Lowie M. R. Van Assche, Michele A. Parker, Raymond J. Kim*

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OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the performance of cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) methods for discriminating acute from chronic myocardial infarction (MI). BACKGROUND Although T2-weighted CMR is thought to be accurate in differentiating acute from chronic MI, few studies have reported on diagnostic accuracy, and these generally compared extremes in infarct age (e.g., = 10% of the Left ventricle, a simple algorithm incorporating all CMR components allowed classification of infarct age into 3 categories (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)669-679
JournalJACC-Cardiovascular Imaging
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2015


  • acute MI
  • microvascular obstruction
  • T2-weighted CMR

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