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State of the art: multimodality imaging in dilated cardiomyopathy

Abstract

Dilated cardiomyopathy represents a common phenotype expressed in individuals with a family of overlapping myocardial diseases due to acquired and/or genetic susceptibility. Disease trajectory, response to therapy and outcomes vary widely; therefore, further refinement of the diagnosis can help guide therapy and inform prognosis. Multimodality imaging plays a key role in this process, as well as excluding alternative causes which may mimic a primary myocardial disease. The following article discusses the role of different imaging modalities as well as what the future may look like in the context of recent research innovations.

  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiac Imaging Techniques

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