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Development of MRI of cardiomyopathy in the last 40 years: More precise and intelligent
ZHANG Wenbo  CHENG Jingliang 

Cite this article as: Zhang WB, Cheng JL. Development of MRI of cardiomyopathy in the last 40 years: More precise and intelligent[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(12): 1-5, 12. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.12.001.

[Abstract] Since the 1980s when MRI technology was applied to the cardiomyopathy imaging in China, the ability to identify cardiomyopathies and their subtypes has been greatly enhanced by advances in cardiovascular MRI. In this article, we first introduce the classification and evolution of cardiomyopathies and then discuss the value of quantitative MRI, the use of radiomics and artificial intelligence technologies in differential diagnosis, risk stratification, and prognostic evaluation of various cardiomyopathies, and concludes by describing the opportunities and challenges of applying new technologies. We expect to establish standard imaging methods and reference values in the future through large-scale, multicenter cohort studies, meta-analyses, and reviews with large sample sizes in order to serve the clinical treatment process and protect individuals' health.
[Keywords] cardiomyopathy;quantitative techniques;magnetic resonance imaging;radiomics;artificial intelligence

ZHANG Wenbo   CHENG Jingliang*  

Department of MRI, the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450052, China

Cheng JL, E-mail:

Conflicts of interest   None.

Received  2022-08-12
Accepted  2022-12-12
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.12.001
Cite this article as: Zhang WB, Cheng JL. Development of MRI of cardiomyopathy in the last 40 years: More precise and intelligent[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(12): 1-5, 12. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.12.001.

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