Cardiac magnetic resonance in cocaine-induced myocardial damage

T Arcadi, M Bolognesi, E Maffei, F. Cademartiri

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Abstract

A 54-year-old male with history of cocaine abuse underwent trans-thoracic echocardiography that showed hyper-echogenicity of the basal segments of the septum and infero-lateral wall of the left ventricle. The patient underwent cardiac CT that reported diffuse non-obstructive CAD. Cardiac MR showed LGE patterns consistent with non-ischemic myocardial damage associated with cocaine abuse.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)769-771
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging
Volume30
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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