T1 Mapping by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance and Multidimensional Speckle-Tracking Strain by Echocardiography for the Detection of Acute Cellular Rejection in Cardiac Allograft Recipients

Sade L. E., HAZIROLAN T., Kozan H., Ozdemir H., Hayran M., Eroglu S., ...More

JACC-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, vol.12, no.8, pp.1601-1614, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2018.02.022
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1601-1614
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that echocardiographic strain imaging, by tracking subtle alterations in myocardial function, and cardiac magnetic resonance T1 mapping, by quantifying tissue properties, are useful and complement each other to detect acute cellular rejection in heart transplant recipients.