M.T. Vatutin, N.V. Kalinkina, O.O. Savchenko, A.M. Shevelyok, G.E. Degtiarova.Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction

This literature review concerns information regarding the diagnosis of myocardium at risk, acute myocardial infarction and its complications by means of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The principles of acquiring of MRI images using various techniques (T2-weighted images, contrast-enhanced cardiac MRI) are analyzed. A special emphasis is paid to their sensitivity and specificity.

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