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Table 7 Recommendations for cardiac imaging in syncope

From: Representation of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in the AHA / ACC guidelines

Recommendations for cardiac imaging in syncope Classa Levelb Page
Computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be useful in selected patients presenting with syncope of suspected cardiac etiology. IIb B-NR 25
Extended monitoring (including MRI) can be beneficial for athletes with unexplained exertional syncope after an initial cardiovascular evaluation. IIa C-LD 64
  1. aClass of recommendation
  2. bLevel of evidence