- Early diagnosis of hemochromatosis-related cardiomyopathy with magnetic resonance imagingLeon M Ptaszek
Department of Internal Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 7:689-92. 2005..We propose that conventional T1- and T2-weighted spin echo MR sequences can be used routinely as non-invasive modalities to assess the presence of iron deposition in the tissues of patients with hemochromatosis...
- Use of the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator in long-term survivors of orthotopic heart transplantationLeon M Ptaszek
Department of Internal Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Heart Rhythm 2:931-3. 2005..One patient died of malignancy. CONCLUSION: Use of the ICD in long-term survivors of orthotopic heart transplantation should be considered in appropriately selected patients. Further data are needed regarding ICD use in this population...