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Fig. 4 | Insights into Imaging

Fig. 4

From: The emerging role of magnetic resonance imaging and multidetector computed tomography in the diagnosis of dilated cardiomyopathy

Fig. 4

Ventricular assist device in a 62-year-old man with end-stage DCM. MDCT showing four axial slices through the heart and upper thorax (a-d), volume-rendered view (e). Note the presence of a severely dilated LV with thin walls. The LV is shortcut by the assist device between the left atrium and right subclavian artery (arrow in b, d). The course of the ventricular assist device can be well appreciated on the volume-rendered view (arrowheads in e)

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