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Revista Uruguaya de Cardiología

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FLORIO, Lucía  and  PARMA, Gabriel. Rol de la multimodalidad de imagen en insuficiencia cardíaca. Rev.Urug.Cardiol. [online]. 2017, vol.32, n.3, pp.357-369. ISSN 0797-0048.

In this review the authors intend to approach to the concept of multimodality of images, through the knowledge of the different techniques and the contribution of each of them to the diagnosis of heart failure, in order to construct a scheme of studies sequences or complementarity of them, either separately or together (fusion techniques) applicable to the patient with confirmed or suspected heart failure.

They briefly analyze the technical and clinical bases of each technique, the contributions of multimodality to the diagnosis of heart failure facing the future perspectives of this methodology.

At the end of the chapter a conceptual summary is offered for the practical application of the concepts analyzed above.

Keywords : Multimodality imaging; Heart failure.

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