The utility of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in Kounis syndrome


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Okur A., Kantarci M., Karaca L., OĞUL H., Akoz A., Kizrak Y., ...More

POSTEPY W KARDIOLOGII INTERWENCYJNEJ, vol.11, no.3, pp.218-223, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/pwki.2015.54017
  • Title of Journal : POSTEPY W KARDIOLOGII INTERWENCYJNEJ
  • Page Numbers: pp.218-223

Abstract

Introduction: Current diagnostic measurements used to assess myocardial involvement in Kounis syndrome, such as electrocardiography (ECG), cardiac enzymes, and troponin levels, are relatively insensitive to small but potentially significant functional change. According to our review of the literature, there has been no study using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on Kounis syndrome except for one case report.