JCMR 2018; 20:72. Incidence and predictors of left ventricular thrombus by cardiovascular magnetic resonance in acute ST-setment elevation myocardial infarction treated by primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a meta-analysis (CME)

Purpose/ Objective

The incidence of LV thrombus in STEMI patients is not clear and TTE performs poorly in its detection. LV thrombus, if undetected, can have catastrophic consequences and therefore, it is imperative to identify those at risk and they are investigated with the right tool. CMR can play a valuable role in this setting and is highlighted in this CME. Following this activity learners will:

  1. Have a better understanding of the strength of CMR to detect LV thrombus
  2. Be able to identify patients most likely to be at risk
  3. Be able to improve their interpretation of CMR to differentiate between microvascular obstruction and LV thrombus.


Accreditation Statement
The Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation Statement
The Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) designates this Journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Instructions for Claiming CME

  • Attend the sessions in full for which credit is sought
  • Complete the post-activity evaluation
  • A certificate of completion will be available once the evaluation is submitted


Financial Disclosures
The planners and faculty for this activity did not have any relationships to disclose.


Disclosure of Commercial Support
SCMR received funding to support this activity from the following organizations:


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Course Information
Course Date:
December 01, 2018
Journal Article
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Accreditation Council For Continuing Medical Education
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 1.00
SCMR Member Price:$0.00
Non-Member Price:$10.00