Credits: 1.25 Post-Assessment Questions: 8
Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 22 May 2021
Last Reviewed: 22 May 2020
Estimated Time To Finish: 75 Minutes
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The role and utility of endomyocardial biopsy (EMB) in the work-up of cardiovascular diseases remains controversial and the practice varies widely in different centers. EMB is a diagnostic modality used to evaluate various cardiac diseases in which non-invasive testing is usually not able to formulate a clinical diagnosis. This activity describes the background, indications, complications, and the technique required to perform an endomyocardial biopsy.
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Authors: Talha Ahmed
Editors: Amandeep Goyal
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