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Comment & Response
July 10, 2013

Myocardial Thinning in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease

Author Affiliations
  • 1Tenth People’s Hospital of Tongji University, Shanghai, China

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JAMA. 2013;310(2):207. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.7921

To the Editor The study by Dr Shah and colleagues1 reported that among patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), limited scar burden was present in 18% of the patients with regional wall thinning detected by cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging, which challenges common assumptions. We believe some other considerations should be taken into account.

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