Left atrial (LA) and left atrial appendage (LAA) dysfunction has been demonstrated to contribute to atrial fibrillation (AF)-related stroke.
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Pediatric patients are becoming increasingly referred for cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR). Measurement of ventricular wall thickness is typically part of the assessment and can be of diagnostic importance, e.g. in arterial hypertension.
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Functional changes in peripheral arterial disease (PAD) could play a role in higher cardiovascular risk in these patients.
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Breast cancer survivors have double the risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease than age-matched women without a cancer history.
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