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The Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance offers CME credits to participants who successfully complete the required activity for these listed articles. For more information on the CME credits visit the SCMR site.

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance black-blood thrombus imaging for the diagnosis of acute deep vein
thrombosis at 1.5 Tesla

Hanwei Chen, et al.
Published on: 25 June 2018

Quantitative cardiovascular magnetic resonance: extracellular volume, native T1 and 18F-FDG PET/CMR imaging in patients after revascularized myocardial infarction and association with markers of myocardial damage and systemic inflammation
Karl P. Kunze, et al.
Published on: 24 May 2018

A comparison of both DENSE and feature tracking techniques with tagging for the cardiovascular magnetic resonance assessment of myocardial strain
J. Jane Cao, et al.
Published on: 19 April 2018

The Reproducibility of Late Gadolinium Enhancement Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Post-Ablation Atrial Scar: A Cross-Over Study
Henry Chubb, et al.
Published on: 19 March 2018

Quantification of mitral regurgitation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy using aortic and pulmonary flow data: impacts of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction and different left ventricular segmentation methods
Mateusz Śpiewak, et al.
Published on: 21 December 2017

Cardiac amyloidosis is prevalent in older patients with aortic stenosis and carries worse prognosis
João L. Cavalcante, et al.
Published on: 7 December 2017

Prognostic utility of differential tissue characterization of cardiac neoplasm and thrombus via late gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance among patients with advanced systemic cancer
Angel T. Chan, et al.
Published on: 12 October 2017

Impact of bileaflet mitral valve prolapse on quantification of mitral regurgitation with cardiac magnetic resonance: a single-center study
Gabriella Vincenti, et al.
Published: 27 July 2017

Aims and scope

Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (JCMR) publishes high-quality articles on all aspects of basic, translational and clinical research on the design, development, manufacture, and evaluation of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) methods applied to the cardiovascular system. Topical areas include, but are not limited to:

  • New applications of magnetic resonance to improve the diagnostic strategies, risk stratification, characterization and management of diseases affecting the cardiovascular system.
  • New methods to enhance or accelerate image acquisition and data analysis.
  • Results of multicenter, or larger single-center studies that provide insight into the utility of CMR.
  • Basic biological perceptions derived by CMR methods.

Read JCMR to earn CME credits

SCMR are now able to offer CME (Continued Medical Education) credits for reading research published in JCMR. More information is available on the SCMR site.

Featured article: Automated analysis of cardiovascular magnetic resonance images

Clinical diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases (CvDs) require manually analyzing cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) images – a process that is both time consuming and prone to subjective errors. Researchers trained deep neural networks to perform an automated evaluation of a large dataset from the UK Biobank Resource. The study demonstrates a comparable performance of the automated analysis of CMR images to those of clinical experts, suggesting a future of machine learning facilitated CMR analysis.

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SCMR 2018 abstracts

Proceedings from CMR 2018: A Joint EuroCMR/SCMR Meeting are now available online.

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Selected articles published in JCMR are being translated into various languages as part of a project coordinated by the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. You can see the latest translated articles on the SCMR translated publications page.

Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance is the official publication of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR).

The mission of SCMR is to improve cardiovascular health by advancing the field of CMR through education, advocacy, networking, research and clinical excellence. The long term vision is that the expanded recognition and utilization of CMR will improve cardiovascular health and outcomes within the next 5 years.

From 1st July 2018, submissions from SCMR members will be charged a reduced article-processing charge of USD $500. More information on becoming an SCMR member can be found on the SCMR website.

Submissions prior to 1st July 2018 will have the full APC covered by the SCMR if this was previously arranged before 1st July 2018.


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