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Table 16 Recommendations for CMR during pregnancy

From: Role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in the guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology

Recommendations Classa Levelb Page
CMR (without gadolinium) should be considered if echocardiography is insufficient for diagnosis. IIa C 14
Imaging of the entire aorta (CT/CMR) should be performed before pregnancy in patients with Marfan syndrome or other known aortic disease. I C 22
For imaging of pregnant women with dilatation of the distal ascending aorta, aortic arch or descending aorta, CMR (without gadolinium) is recommended. I C 22
  1. a Class of recommendation
  2. b Level of evidence