Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) recommended CMR protocols for scanning patients with active or convalescent phase COVID-19 infection

Sebastian Kelle, Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci, Robert M Judd, Raymond Y Kwong, Orlando Simonetti, Sven Plein, Francesca Raimondi, Jonathan W Weinsaft, Timothy C Wong, James Carr

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The aim of this document is to provide specific recommendations on the use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) protocols in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic. In patients without COVID-19, standard CMR protocols should be used based on clinical indication as usual. Protocols used in patients who have known / suspected active COVID-19 or post COVID-19 should be performed based on the specific clinical question with an emphasis on cardiac function and myocardial tissue characterization. Short and dedicated protocols are recommended.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 3 Sep 2020

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