CV MRI in Myocarditis: A JACC White Paper

The Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta‘s Dr. Matthias Friedrich, Director of the Stephenson Cardiovascular MR Centre, is lead author of a major paper published in the April 28th 2009 edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. It is the first ever White Paper published by the Journal – a new category of articles that is to provide guidance in cardiovascular areas, which are still evolving but require expert consensus on diagnostic or therapeutic strategies. In this case, the topic is myocarditis, which is the inflammation of the myocardium (muscular tissue of the heart).

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JACC Editor-in-Chief Dr. Anthony DeMaria in discussion with the Libin Institute's Dr. Matthias Friedrich, Director, Stephenson CMR Centre

JACC Editor-in-Chief Dr. Anthony DeMaria in discussion with the Libin Institute's Dr. Matthias Friedrich, Director, Stephenson CMR Centre

Interview of Dr. Friedrich by Dr. DeMaria – LINK

friedrich-globalGlobal TV – LINK (will play after ad)

Interview of Dr. Friedrich by Dr. Kris Chadee, Canada Reserach Chair in Gastrointestinal Inflammation

Abstract of the CV MRI in Myocarditis White Paper – LINK

Brief bio of Dr. Matthias Friedrich – LINK

Stephenson Cardiovascular MR Centre at the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta (including research areas and training opportunities)LINK

Coverage on Breakfast TV blog – LINK

Coverage on UCalgary – LINK

Coverage on Medicine.UCalgary – LINK

Coverage on CTV – LINK

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