Heart Views

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2005  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 104--114

Ultrasound imaging versus morphopathology in cardiovascular diseases. myocardial cell damage


Giorgio Baroldi1, Riccardo Bigi2, Lauro Cortigiani3 
1 Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Milan and Pisa, Italy
2 Cardiology, University School of Medicine and "A. De Gasperis" Foundation, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy
3 Cardiovascular Unit, "Campo di Marte" Hospital, Lucca, Italy

Correspondence Address:
Giorgio Baroldi
Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Milan and Pisa
Italy

This review article summarizes the results of histopathological and clinical imaging studies to assess myocardial necrosis in humans. Different histopathological features of myocardial cell necrosis are reviewed. In addition, the present role of echocardiographic techniques in assessing irreversible myocardial damage is briefly summarized.


How to cite this article:
Baroldi G, Bigi R, Cortigiani L. Ultrasound imaging versus morphopathology in cardiovascular diseases. myocardial cell damage.Heart Views 2005;6:104-114


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Baroldi G, Bigi R, Cortigiani L. Ultrasound imaging versus morphopathology in cardiovascular diseases. myocardial cell damage. Heart Views [serial online] 2005 [cited 2021 Jan 15 ];6:104-114
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