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Fig. 1 | BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

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From: CMR stress testing in a patient with morbid obesity (BMI 58 kg/m2) and suspected coronary artery disease

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a Philips Ingenia 3.0 Tesla Scanner with 70 cm wide bore and patient inside. b Survey showing severe obesity and some artefacts out of the field of interest. c Mid short axes of vasodilator stress perfusion CMR revealed no ischemia, with excellent image quality. d-e Four-chamber double oblique SSFP images at end-diastole (d) and end-systole (e) reveal excellent endocardial border detection for quantification of LV volumes, function and mass. f Late gadolinium enhancement post contrast administration was able to exclude myocardial fibrosis or scar; image quality was excellent

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