Int J Cardiol 2021 Sep 20. Epub 2021 Sep 20.
ProCardio Center for Innovation, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet, PO Box 4950, Nydalen 0424, Oslo, Norway; Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, PO Box 1171, Blindern 0318, Oslo, Norway; Dept. of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet, PO Box 4950, Nydalen 0424, Oslo, Norway.
Objectives: To assess the impact of pregnancy on cardiac function and fibrosis by cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in patients with repaired Tetralogy of Fallot (rToF).
Background: CMR T1 mapping can assess diffuse myocardial fibrosis which is associated to adverse clinical outcomes. Right ventricular (RV) accelerated remodeling is reported in rToF women with experienced pregnancy. Read More