Coronary microvascular obstruction by CMR – Cardiology MCQ

False statement regarding the assessment of coronary microvascular obstruction by CMR:

a) Images obtained 10-15 min after injecting a gadolinium-based contrast

b) Infarcted tissue is seen as a region of hypo enhancement

c)  A dark core of hypoenhancement within the infarct tissue is taken as a region of coronary microvascular obstruction

d) The index of microcirculatory resistance measured acutely predicts the extent and severity of infarction in patients with STEMI

Correct Answer