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Allegheny General Hospital Streamlines Testing for Liver Transplant Patients with Advanced Cardiac MRI
Date:11/15/2013

dup in the abdomen and high blood pressure in the vessels of the liver which can cause pain, impair breathing and create other difficulties that make assessment challenging,” Dr. Oliva said.

Patients with contraindications to MRI were excluded from the study by design. The study compared cardiac MRI with standard radiology MRI for detection of hepatocellular carcinoma and found it to be equivalent. Study results were not compared against other established modalities such as echocardiography or nuclear stress tesing for effectiveness of the screening process. Future evaluations will examine in greater detail the prognostic accuracy of cardiac MRI in correlation with other modalities, patient convenience, and cost-effectiveness.

Sahadev Reddy, MD; Asghar Fakhri, MD; Kusum Tom, MD; Michael Dishart, MD; Mark Doyle PhD; June Yamrozik, BS; Ronald Williams, BA; Saundra Grant, RN; Jacqueline Poydence, RN; Moneal Shah, MD; Anil Singh, MD; and Swami Nathan, MD joined Drs. Biederman, Thai and Oliva in conducting and documenting the research.

Allegheny General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Institute is the only facility in western Pennsylvania to house a dedicated cardiac MRI center for the evaluation of complex cardiovascular diseases. Among a number of pioneering discoveries made by the cardiac MRI team, AGH researchers were also the first to demonstrate that cardiac MRI is better than conventional diagnostics for predicting heart attacks in women.

Home to one of the region’s most comprehensive programs for the treatment of complex liver diseases, Allegheny General Hospital’s Liver Transplantation Program became a Medicare-certified Center for Liver Transplantation in 2010. The program consistently
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