Subepicardial fat mimicking pericardial effusion on radionuclide ventriculography

Diagnosis by magnetic resonance imaging

H. Kiat, D. S. Berman, J. Maddahi

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A case of probable pericardial effusion by clinical and radiographic criteria, with discrepant results between echocardiographic and radionuclide cardiac blood-pool scintigraphic findings, was shown to have an unusually thick layer of subepicardial fat by nuclear magnetic resonance imaging.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-59
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiac Imaging
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

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