The resting coronary sinus blood flow quantified by phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging may be a useful non-invasive method for the risk stratification of patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease without any radiation exposure, contrast media, or pharmacological vasodilator agents.
What is the current state/problem in practice?
Risk stratification of patients with coronary artery disease is not sufficient.
What is the ideal state/if the problem is gone?
Good non-invasive risk marker is present.
To close the gap outlined above:
1. Learners need to know about: Current status and unmet needs for the risk stratification of coronary artery disease
2. Learners need to know how to apply: Cardiac magnetic resonance as an excellent tool for risk stratification
3. Learners need to do: Use cardiac magnetic resonance more for clinical practice
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