Radiol Cardiothorac Imaging 2021 Apr 1;3(2):e200575. Epub 2021 Apr 1.
Department of Medicine, Cardiology Service (C.P., R.S., E.A.H.) and Department of Radiology (P.G.P., R.L.), Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md; Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md (C.P., R.S., P.G.P., R.L., E.A.H.); PeaceHealth Medical Group, Bellingham, Wash (K.S.); University Hospital, University of São Paulo School of Medicine, São Paulo, Brazil (M.S.B.); Faculdade Israelita de Ciências da Saúde Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brazil (M.S.B.); and DASA São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (M.S.B.).
Cardiac MRI (CMR) has rich potential for future cardiovascular screening even though not approved clinically for routine screening for cardiovascular disease among patients with increased cardiometabolic risk. Patients with increased cardiometabolic risk include those with abnormal blood pressure, body mass, cholesterol level, or fasting glucose level, which may be related to dietary and exercise habits. However, CMR does accurately evaluate cardiac structure and function. Read More