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Pivotal role of cardiac MRI in mitral valve regurgitation
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  • Kushani Gajjar,
  • Kartikeya Kashyap,
  • Jayshiv Badlani,
  • Ronald Williams,
  • Robert Biederman
Kushani Gajjar
Allegheny General Hospital - Western Pennsylvania Hospital Medical Education Consortium

Corresponding Author:jane28ginny@gmail.com

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Kartikeya Kashyap
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Jayshiv Badlani
Allegheny General Hospital
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Ronald Williams
Allegheny General Hospital
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Robert Biederman
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Cardiac imaging is the cornerstone of defining the etiology, quantification and management of mitral regurgitation (MR). This continues to be even more so the case with emerging trans-catheter techniques to manage MR. Transthoracic echocardiography remains the first line imaging modality to assess MR but has limitations. Cardiac MRI(CMR) provides the advantages of quantitative non-visual estimation, 3D volumetric data, late gadolinium, T1 and extracellular volume measurements to comprehensively assess mitral valvular pathology, cardiac remodeling and the prognostic impact of therapies. This review describes the superiority, technical aspects and growing evidence behind CMR, and lays the roadmap for the future of CMR in MR.
30 Jul 2020Submitted to Echocardiography
12 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed
12 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
15 Aug 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
19 Sep 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
20 Sep 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Major
13 Oct 20201st Revision Received
14 Oct 2020Assigned to Editor
14 Oct 2020Submission Checks Completed
14 Oct 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
31 Oct 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
01 Nov 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Major
09 Nov 20202nd Revision Received
10 Nov 2020Submission Checks Completed
10 Nov 2020Assigned to Editor
10 Nov 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
10 Nov 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
11 Nov 2020Editorial Decision: Accept