CMR assessment of global and regional ventricular function presents particular challenges in subjects with simple and complex congenital heart disease. There are several specific techniques that could be used to maximize the accuracy and reproducibility of ventricular function assessment. Clinicians must also know under what circumstances these measurements may be limited, common pitfalls in this assessment, and how to best apply these CMR techniques in the care of patients with congenital heart disease. Following this activity, learns will understand assessment of regional and global systolic ventricular function using cardiac MRI techniques, learn to avoid common pitfalls in the assessment of right and left ventricular systolic function and understand the challenges with assessment of ventricular function in complex congenital heart disease.
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