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Echocardiographic MRI: an innovative fusion of functional and anatomic assessment strategy for CHD

  • Addison S. Gearhart (a1), Stephanie A. Raymundo (a1) and Anthony C. Chang (a1)

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We present a pilot case using an innovative fusion of echocardiogram and MRI achieved with a MATLAB-based imaging programme to explore the feasibility of this imaging strategy in the functional and anatomic assessment of a patient with repaired tetralogy of Fallot requiring pulmonary valve intervention. Echocardiogram and MRI neutralises the disadvantages and limitations of each individual imaging modality and yields important anatomic and haemodynamic information crucial to the treatment decision-making process. Future image fusion strategies can apply to three-dimensional images and image-directed therapy for CHD.

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Author for correspondence: Anthony C. Chang, MD, MBA, MPH, MS, CHOC Medical Intelligence and Innovation Institute, 505 South Main Street, Suite 200, Orange, CA 92868, USA. Tel: +1-714-509-3939; Fax: +1-714-509-3949; E-mail: achang@choc.org

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Cite this article: Gearhart AS, Raymundo SA, Chang AC. (2018) Echocardiographic MRI: an innovative fusion of functional and anatomic assessment strategy for CHD. Cardiology in the Young29: 88–89. doi: 10.1017/S1047951118001749

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