Myocardial calcification following post-operative septicaemia

Br J Cardiol 2005;12:465-7 Leave a comment
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Myocardial calcification is a rare finding usually
detected by computerised tomographic (CT)
scanning. It is often missed and, when found,
is often misdiagnosed. The addition of magnetic
resonance imaging (MRI) to our investigative
armamentarium enables correct diagnosis and
appropriate management(October 2002). She underwent
coronary angiography, which showed normal coronary arteries
but significant left ventricular impairment. She continued to be
managed medically for ventricular dysfunction.

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