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Linking CMR myocardial tissue characterization with cardiac performance

thesis
posted on 20.11.2018, 21:07 by BENEDICT THOMAS COSTELLO
Magnetic resonance imaging was used to assess scar in the heart muscle and flow through the heart using novel imaging techniques. The thesis has developed methods to measure scar after a heart attack and in patients with heart failure, and developed a new method of analysing blood flow as it passes through the heart chambers. This new measure of blood flow has potential to identify patients at high risk of stroke.

History

Principal supervisor

Andrew Taylor

Additional supervisor 1

James Hare

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

Medicine - Alfred

Additional Institution or Organisation

Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Campus location

Australia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences

Exports

Exports