Early cardiovascular MRI post successful reperfusion of acute myocardial infarction : An exploratory study

Nor Hanim, Bin Mohd Amin and Asri, Bin Said and Koh, Keng Tat and Oon, Yen Yee and Fong, Alan Yean Yip and Cham, Yee Ling and Tan, Sian Kong and Khiew, Ning Zhan and Yew, Kuan Leong and Voon, Chi Yen and Ong, Tiong Kiam (2018) Early cardiovascular MRI post successful reperfusion of acute myocardial infarction : An exploratory study. Malaysian Applied Biology, 47 (1). pp. 181-188. ISSN 0126-8643

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Abstract

Post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients has varied outcome despite successful reperfusion. Our study aimed to use cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) to explore parameters that may influence outcome in successfully reperfused post-MI patients. We used left ventricular (LV) remodelling and major adverse cardiovascular event (MACE) at 6 months as a pooroutcome indicator. Consecutive patients admitted to Sarawak Heart Centre from Dec 2012 to Nov 2014 with acute anterior or inferior ST elevation MI were screened. A total of 101 patients with TIMI-3 flow were recruited. Patients underwent CMR imaging during the index admission, and another between 3 to 6 months later. LV remodelling occurred in 21.8% while microvascular obstruction (MVO) in 38.6% of patients. LV infarct size and MVO were significant in those who developed LV remodelling, while door-to-perfusion time and total-ischaemic time were not significantly different. MACE was significant in patients with larger infarcts but not significant in patients with MVO. LV infarct size was also significant in those who had reverse LV remodelling. These results suggest that early CMR measurement of infarct size and detection of MVO has the potential to predict LV improvement or deterioration at 6 months.

Item Type: E-Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cardiac mri, early post myocardial imaging, left ventricular remodelling, microvascular obstruction, post-acute myocardial infarction, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2019 04:20
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2019 08:03
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/23420

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