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Table 2 Impact of CMR on patient management

From: Impact of cardiovascular magnetic resonance on management and clinical decision-making in heart failure patients

   Impact on catheter-based procedures 41 (27%)
   Led to angiography 14 (9%)
   Avoided angiography 17 (11%)
   Led to biopsy 3 (2%)
   Avoided biopsy 1 (1%)
   Led to PCI 11 (7%)
   Avoided PCI 8 (5%)
   Impact on surgical revascularization 14 (10%)
   Led to CABG 7 (5%)
   Avoided CABG 7 (5%)
   Impact on electrophysiology procedures 15 (10%)
   Led to ICD 5 (3%)
   Avoided ICD 10 (7%)
   Impact on medications 25 (17%)
   Started anticoagulation 9 (6%)
   Stopped anticoagulation 9 (6%)
   Started cardiac medication 4 (3%)
   Stopped cardiac medication 3 (2%)
  Hospital admission 2 (1%)
  Hospital discharge 2 (1%)
  1. PCI=Percutaneous coronary intervention; CABG=Coronary artery bypass grafting; ICD=Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.