Questions about CMR-derived functional and structural alterations in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing TAVR. Interpretation of imaging biomarkers and their associations with other clinical parameters.
Aortic stenosis (AS) is the most common cardiac valve disease but little is known about detailed functional and structural reverse myocardial remodeling after valve replacement. Non-invasive cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging enables in-depth quantification of reverse remodeling processes.
Functional and structural reverse myocardial remodeling in patients with AS undergoing TAVR can be comprehensively depicted and quantified by CMR imaging analyses. In addition, CMR imaging parameters show important correlations with clinical parameters. This could further enable identification of new therapeutic targets and strategies for an optimized patient management.
To close the gap outlined above:
1. Learners need to know about assessment of functional and structural CMR imaging parameters.
2. Learners need to know how to apply CMR imaging for depicting and quantifying reverse myocardial remodeling processes in patients undergoing TAVR.
3. Learners need to define and interprete CMR-derived imaging parameters and contextualize them with clinical biomarkers.
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