Magnetic resonance imaging of abnormal ventricular septal motion in heart diseases: a pictorial review

Insights Imaging. 2011 Aug;2(4):483-492. doi: 10.1007/s13244-011-0093-4. Epub 2011 Apr 17.


The purpose of this article is to illustrate the usefulness of MR imaging in the clinical evaluation of congenital and acquired cardiac diseases characterised by ventricular septal wall motion abnormality. Recognition of the features of abnormal ventricular septal motion in MR images is important to evaluate the haemodynamic status in patients with congenital and acquired heart diseases in routine clinical practice. ELECTRONIC SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL: The online version of this article (doi:10.1007/s13244-011-0093-4) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users.