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Perfusion artifacts caused by marked RV enlargement

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Electronic supplementary material 3 (MOV 1965 kb) Supplemental movie 3 The parasternal short axis echocardiogram showed marked LV dilation, preserved LV function and straightening of the interventricular septum. There is severe RV dysfunction.

Electronic supplementary material 1 (MOV 400 kb) Supplemental movie 1 This shows the gated images of the LV. There is vigorous contraction of the septum indicating that the fixed defect is due to artifact and not infarct or scarring. RV function is severely depressed.

Electronic supplementary material 2 (MOV 1469 kb) Supplemental movie 2 This shows the raw projection images. It can be seen that the arc is sub-optimal. It starts from behind the LV and ends at a “best septal” projection.

Electronic supplementary material 3 (MOV 1965 kb) Supplemental movie 3 The parasternal short axis echocardiogram showed marked LV dilation, preserved LV function and straightening of the interventricular septum. There is severe RV dysfunction.

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Nair, A., Hansen, C.L. Perfusion artifacts caused by marked RV enlargement. J. Nucl. Cardiol. (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12350-019-01757-1

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